Lot 292New Zealand, 1867, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 3d deep mauve, perf 12½, Large Star watermark, rich color, tied by neat "Dunedin, Ju 10, 67" cds and barred "O" in oval duplex on cover to Napier paying the 3d interprovincial rate, with "New Zealand Exhibition, 1865." imprint at top and brown circular embossed crest of the same on backflap, "Napier, Jn, 21, 67" receiving backstamp, Very Fine and choice, ex-D. White; with 2014 Odenweller certificate. Scott No. 33a. Campbell Paterson No. A3d (8).
SG No. 118 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
The New Zealand Exhibition was to promote agricultural and industrial products and manufactures of the Colony of New Zealand and other countries as may be useful in the development of the Colony.