Lot 181 ()New Zealand, 1856, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d blue on blue paper, Auckland printing, unwatermarked, without gum, ample to huge margins showing portions of adjacent stamps at top and upper right, rich vivid color an exceptional freshness, Extremely Fine, a stunning mint example of the 1856 2d Auckland print issue; with 1989 B.P.A. and 2011 Odenweller certificates. Scott No. 5. Campbell Paterson No. A2b.
SG No. 5 £3,000 ($4,140).