Lot 6273New Zealand, 1863 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d dull deep blue on thick soft white paper, imperf, unwatermarked, clear to huge margins showing value tablet of stamp at top, strong color and impression, tied by numeral "11" barred oval, matching "Napier, OC-9, 63" cds backstamp on local drop cover to Hawkes Bay, Very Fine and choice local use; with 1994 B.P.A. and R.P.S.N.Z. certificates. Scott No. 26a. Campbell Paterson No. A2h.
SG No. 96 Estimate $500 - 750.