Lot 6142New Zealand, 1862, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d pale blue, Plate I, worn, imperf, Large Star watermark, unused with o.g., hinge remnant, large to extra large margins all round, Very Fine and choice original gum example, Joseph Hackmey, Spink Shreves, February 2009, lot 1160; with 1995 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 12g var. Campbell Paterson No. A2d (10).
SG No. 38 £750 ($980).
Lot 6143New Zealand, 1862, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d blue, very worn plate, imperf. SG No. 39. Scott No. 12g. Campbell Paterson No. A2d (15). Large Star watermark. Full to large margins, bright color.; Horizontal scissor-cut between the rows resulting in a small diagonal crease in first stamp, vertical crease at center, beautiful and Very Fine appearance. Maurice Burrus, Robson Lowe, July 1963, lot 117
Antipodes, Corinphila, October 1988, lot 3330
Joseph Hackmey, Spink Shreves, February 2009, lot 1161. With 1988 Holcombe certificate.
THE ONLY RECORDED MINT 1862 2D BLUE ISSUE BLOCK OF FOUR.
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