The 'Lionheart' Collection of New Zealand - Part I

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The 'Lionheart' Collection of New Zealand - Part I

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(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1d. dull carmine on white paper, small margin at foot and just cut into on remaining three sides not affecting the fine impression of the design, part original gum; fresh and distinctive colour, a sound example of this rarity. R.P.S (N.Z) Certificates (1974) and (1993). S.G. 1, £70,000; Campbell Patterson A1aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1d. dull carmine, vertical pair cancelled by light '11' barred oval of Port Ahuriri, generally clear to large margins but cut into at foot and at upper right in places; both stamps slightly thinned, upper stamp with small tear at top, fine appearance with strong colour and a huge rarity. The only recorded vertical pair of the 1855 London Printings. Odenweller (1987) and R.P.S. (N.Z.) (2002) Certificates. S.G.1, £40,000+, Campbell Patterson A1aNote: Illustrated in Odenweller as fig 2.13, pg. 32.provenance:...

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1d. dull carmine red, four clear margins and strong distinctive colour, light barred oval cancellation leaving most of the design clear; a fine example. B.P.A. Certificate (1991). S.G. 1, £20,000. Campbell Paterson A1aprovenance:Harmer's, March 2011Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1d. dull carmine, showing re-entry [18/6] above top frame line and in value tablet, generally large margins and just touching frame line at upper left; distinctive colour and cancelled by neat barred oval "1", fine and an exceptionally rare re-entry variety of the London printings. R.P.S. Certificate (1959). S.G. 1 var. , £20,000+; Campbell Paterson A1a (Z)provenance:Alfred Clayton, 1959Gerald EllottJoseph Hackmey, February 2009Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to...

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1d. dull carmine, good to huge margins on three sides and just touching the frameline at foot, cancelled by crisp barred oval "16" of Christchurch; rich colour, pressed horizontal crease and small scissor cut at foot, otherwise a fine example of the scarce first issue. B.P.A. Certificate (1992). S.G. 1, £20,000; Campbell Paterson A1a, $40,000provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1d. dull carmine, good to large margins on three side with small portion of adjoining adhesive visible at top and slightly ragged margin at right, although clear of the frameline; cancelled by light barred oval; a fine example. B.P.A. (1953) and Odenweller (2011) Certificates. S.G. 1, £20,000; Campbell Paterson A1a, $40,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1d. dull carmine red, clear margins at top and foot, cut into on remaining sides; good strong colour, cancelled by barred oval "1" of Auckland; a sound example. R.P.S. (N.Z.) Certificate (1999). S.G. 1, £20,000; Campbell Paterson A1aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1d. dull carmine red, four balanced margins and fine crisp impression; strong distinctive colour cancelled by barred oval obliterator. R.P.S. Certificate (1958) and Peter Holcombe Opinion (1985). S.G. 1, £20,000; Campbell Paterson A1a, $40,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1d. dull carmine red, generally good to large margins, just touching frameline at left and with portion of adjoining stamp visible at top, diagonal crease and slightly thinned at lower left; good colour and cancelled by light barred oval; a handsome example. Ceremuga Certificate (2009). S.G. 1, £20,000. Campbell Paterson A1aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1d. dull carmine red, three good margins with portion of adjoining adhesives visible at top and foot, cut into at upper right; good strong colour and light barred oval cancellation; vertical crease not affecting the fine appearance. R.P.S. (N.Z.) Certificate (1960). S.G. 1, Campbell Paterson A1aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing2d. dull blue on blued paper, showing re-entry [8/11] three balanced margins and just cut into the design at foot, unused without gum and with very fine and fresh appearance; a handsome example of this highly prized rarity. R.P.S. (N.Z.) Certificate (1995). S.G. 2, £35,000. Campbell Paterson A2a, $75,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing2d. dull blue on blued paper, good to large margins on three sides, cut-into at top and thinned at upper right corner, unused without gum; nevertheless an attractive example of this rarity with strong colour and fresh appearance. Odenweller Certificate (2011). S.G. 2, £35,000. Campbell Paterson A2a, $75,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing2d. dull blue on blued paper, horizontal pair with good balanced margins, each cancelled by numeral "6" of New Plymouth, good strong colour and a very fine multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (2007). S.G. 2, Campbell Paterson A2aprovenance:"DuBois", May 2007Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1/- pale yellow-green on blued paper, unused without gum, clear margins and just touching the frameline at upper left, fresh colour and crisp impression; a very fine example of this rarity. S.G. 3, £45,000; Campbell Paterson A6a, $125,000provenance:Schuyler Rumsey, April 27 2000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1/- pale yellow-green on blued paper, just cut into frameline on three sides and cut very close at left, unused without gum, good colour; repaired thin above 'al' and a tiny surface scratch above 'n' of 'new zealand', nevertheless a sound unused example. R.P.S. (N.Z.) Certificate (2001). S.G. 3, £45,000. Campbell Paterson A6a, $125,000 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1/- pale yellow-green on blued paper, horizontal pair with huge margins all around and with portions of the adjoining adhesives visible at top and left; neatly cancelled by a single central strike of barred oval '10' of Wellington, a superb and fresh multiple, one of the finest pairs extant. B.P.A. Certificate (1993). S.G. 3, £11,000; Campbell Paterson, A6aprovenance:Baron Philipp von Ferrary, 1922Dr. Mario TomasiniMaurice Burrus, July 1963Major Henry Dumas, Spink, March 2000Joseph Hackmey, February 2009...

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1/- pale yellow-green on blued paper, horizontal pair with good to large margins, used by several strikes of indistinct barred numeral oval cancellations, diagonal crease at lower left corner; a very fresh and extremely rare multiple. Peter Holcombe Certificate (1992). S.G. 3, £11,000; Campbell Paterson A6aprovenance:Alfred H. Caspary, October 1958Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1/- pale yellow-green on blued paper, good to large margins and light numeral oval cancellation, slightly chipped margin at upper left corner not affecting the design; a fine example of this scarce stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1997). S.G. 3, £5,500, Campbell Paterson A6aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1/- pale yellow-green, large balanced margins, cancelled by part oval numeral; light natural paper wrinkle at right, a fine and fresh example of this scarce and popular stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1952). S.G. 3, £5,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New Zealand1855 (20 July) Imperforate on Large Star Watermarked PaperLondon Printing1/- pale yellow-green on blued paper, large margins on three sides and just cut-into at upper left, cancelled by light central strike of Auckland '1' obliteration, diagonal crease not affecting the fine appearance. B.P.A. Certificate (1992). S.G. 3, £5,500. Campbell Paterson A6a, $15,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandCollection and RangesA small mint and used group (10) comprising 1855 2d. on blued paper used, 1857-63 no watermark 2d. blue with portions of adjoining stamps on either side used, 1862-64 Large Star imperf. 1d. vermilion and 1d. carmine-vermilion mint, 3d. brown-lilac used, 6d. black brown used and 6d. brown used, 1864 watermark NZ imperf. 1d. carmine-vermilion and 1/- green used and 1873 perf. 12½ 4d. orange-yellow used; a useful group in generally good to fine conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandCollection and Ranges1847-68 collection of covers and envelopes housed in a large stockbook including 1847 entire to London with 'paid at/ auckland' handstamp in red, 1857 entire with slightly unclear 'paid/ at / petre new zealand' crowned circle in red, 1859 entire with 'petre/ 2mr2/1859/new-zealand' double-arc datestamp and handstruck "2" alongside in black, 1862 front with 'saved from the wreck of/ the colombo' handstamp, a range of covers with "too late" markings, a range of envelopes bearing the 2d. local rate using various issues, a group showing the 6d. rate to the U.K....

(x) New ZealandCollection and Ranges1857-72 mainly used collection on Hagner pages including 1857-63 no watermark imperf selection with 2d. (20), 6d. (17) and 1/- (2), 1862-64 Large Star 1d. mint (2) and used (14), 2d. (19), 3d. (10), 6d. red-brown mint and used (23), 6d. brown mint (3) and used (32), 1/- (10), also a range of later Chalon head issues both mint and used and including an NZ watermark group with a 1d. carmine-vermilion unused horizontal pair etc., a valuable lot, a few faults as to be expected but plenty in good to fine conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to...

(x) New ZealandCollections and Ranges1857-73 duplicated used selection housed in a small stockbook including imperforate no watermark values to 6d., 1862-64 large star imperf with values to 1/- and plenty of duplication, 1864 NZ watermark values to 1/- (4), later perforated issues with values to 1/-, etc., a useful range, some in mixed condition but high catalogue valueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandCollections and Ranges1857-73 used collection of Chalon head issues with much duplication housed in two large stockbooks including a range of imperforate issues with a full range of values to 1/- and the same for various perforated issues, a few multiples and covers, some Chalon 2d. reprints in black on thin card, etc., mixed condition but high catalogue valueSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by J. Davies in Auckland1857-63 No Watermark, hard or soft white paper1d. dull orange, 2d. blue and 6d. brown on 1861 (18 Mar.) envelope to Essex, England via Marseilles, all lightly cancelled, transit and arrival markings on reverse; an attractive three colour franking. S.G. 8, 10 and 13Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark1d. orange-vermilion, large to very large margins, unused without gum; very fresh and brilliant colour, small crease at lower right corner barely affecting the appearance of this rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1956). S.G. 81, £12,000provenance:Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark1d. orange-vermilion, large regular margins, unused without gum, fresh bright colour. An exceptional example of this very rare stamp, and considered one of the finest available. Brun handstamp. Holcombe Certificate (1995). S.G. 81, £12,000provenance:"Yeroc", January 2000 "Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark1d. orange vermilion, unused with part original gum, clear to good margins; a few very slight thins but otherwise a fine example of this rarity. B.P.A. Certificate (1979). S.G. 81, £12,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark1d. orange-vermilion, a horizontal strip of five with just clear to very large margins all round and showing portion of adjoining stamp at right, all the more remarkable given the miss-alignemnet of the impressions from left to right, neatly cancelled with five strikes of "dunedin" within oval of bars; virtually free of imperfections which is quite extraordinary given the delicate nature of the paper used; an exceptional strip, almost certanly the largest multiple of any pelure printing. H...

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark1d. orange-vermilion, good to very large margins showing sliver of adjoining stamp at foot, lightly cancelled "17" at Christchurch; trace of soiling though an attractive example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1929). S.G. 81, £2,500provenance:"Yeroc", January 2000 "Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark1d. orange-vermilion, clear to good margins, unused with part original gum; a tiny thin spot below the Queen's neck; very fine appearance. R.P.S. (N.Z.) Certificate (1998). S.G. 81, £12,000provenance:"DuBois", May 2007Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark2d. ultramarine, good to very large margins, fresh bright colour, unused without gum; a fine example of this delicate stamp. Holcombe Certificate (1988). S.G. 82, £6,500provenance:"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark6d. black-brown, a strip of four with just clear to large margins nearly all round, each cancelled "1" at right; the right-hand stamp with minor defects, nevertheless of fine appearance and a remarkable multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (1955). S.G. 85provenance:"Chalon", February 1989 "Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark6d. black-brown, a horizontal pair with good to enormous margins all round and showing portion of adjoining stamps at left and right, each neatly cancelled "1" at Auckland; a vertical crease between the pair does not detract from the superb appearance of this scarce multiple. S.G. 88provenance:Michael Stephens, January 1938Christie's Robson Lowe, October 1989Joseph Hackmey, Februry 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark6d. black-brown, an enormous single example showing sheet margin at left, traces of adjoining stamps at top and at foot, and a large margin at right, neatly cancelled "1" at Auckland clear of the Queen's face. A superb and quite extraordinary example. Almost certainly the finest single recorded. R.P.S. (1983) and B.P.A. (1991) Certificates. S.G. 85provenance:"Antipodes", October 1988"Samos", June 1991Joseph Hackmey, February 2009 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on...

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark6d. black-brown, rouletted 7 at Auckland, showing roulettes at top and bottom only; used and cancelled "1" at Auckland, fine. Holcombe Opinion (1988) and Philatelic Foundation Certificate (1991). S.G. 88, £600provenance:"Antipodes", September 1988Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark1/- deep green, roulettes on all sides but some recut, cancelled "1" at Auckland, a good example. R.P.S. Certificate (1978). S.G. 89, £1,800provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark1/- deep green, rouletted 7 at Auckland, well-centred and cancelled by light barred oval; a sound example. R.P.S. (1936) and Enzo Diena (1987) Certificates. S.G. 89, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark Perforated 13 at Dunedin1d. orange-vermilion, cancelled by "otago" barred oval, very slightly thinned otherwise fine. R.P.S. Certificate (2011). S.G. 90, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark Perforated 13 at Dunedin1d. orange-vermilion, misperforated resulting in large portion of the adjoining stamp visible at top, barred oval cancellation; very minor repair at left, strong colour. Signed Georg Buhler and with his Certificate (1970). S.G. 90, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark Serrated Perf 16 at Nelson6d. black-brown, a well-centred example with serrates all clearly visible, neatly cancelled with large part "dunedin" in oval of bars; small imperfection at upper right due to separation, otherwise very fine. A great rarity of which only a very few examples are recorded. R.P.S. Certificate (1973). S.G. 95, £5,500provenance:Adam Hunter"Chalon", February 1989"Samos", June 1991Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Bu...

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862 Provisional Printing on Pelure Paper, No Watermark Serrated Perf 16 at Nelson6d. black-brown, serrated about 13, with serrates on one side only, cancelled by indistinct barred oval; fine and unusual. R.P>S. Certificate (2000). Campbell Patterson A5d (U)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. orange vermilion, a block of four with good margins on all sides and part sheet margin at right, part original gum; some natural paper wrinkles, a fine multiple. S.G. 33, £4,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. orange-vermilion, block of four from the left of the sheet, slightly cut-into at top and right and a few minor tone spots on the reverse; good strong colour and with part original gum. S.G. 33, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. orange-vermilion, good balanced margins and strong colour, large part original gum; a fine example with good pedigree. S.G. 33, £1,000provenance:Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. vermilion, a horizontal strip of three in a rich shade, unused with part original gum, clear to very large margins nearly all round; vertical crease between the first pair and just affecting the third stamp, an attractive and rare multiple of this scarce shade. R.P.S. Certificate (2006). S.G. 34, £2,250provenance:H. Gordon Kaye, April 1991Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. carmine-vermilion, a block of six (3x2) with good to large margins, close in places at left, large part original gum with minor gum wrinkles. A fine and rare multiple. S.G. 35, £5,000+provenance:"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. carmine-vermilion, block of four with large part original gum, clear to large margins, fresh and fine; a scarce and most attractive multiple. Odenweller (2006) and R.P.S. (2007) Certificates. S.G. 35, £3,000+provenance:"DuBois", May 2007Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. carmine-vermilion, a block of six (2x3) with large part original gum, good to large margins generally all round; the lower right stamp with thin at foot though a rare and attractive multiple. S.G. 35, £4,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. carmine-vermilion, block of four, just cut-into the design at right and with clear margins elsewhere, part original gum; horizontal crease between the two pairs, otherwise fine and an attractive multiple. Signed A. D(iena) and Sergio Sismondo and accompanied by the latter's Certificate (2002). S.G. 35, £3,400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. carmine-vermilion, horizontal pair with large balanced margins, unused with part original gum; very fine and fresh with vivid colour. A rare multiple of this scarce shade. S.G. 35, £1,700provenance:"Yeroc", 2000Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. carmine-vermilion, large balanced margins, part original gum; an attractive example of this scarce shade. Odenweller Certificate (2014). S.G. 35, £750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. carmine-vermilion, large to very large margins; unused without gum, fine appearance with vivid colour, a choice example. S.G. 35, £750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. (14), 2d. blue, 3d. brown-lilac, 6d. brown (2), 6d. red-brown and 1/- green, all unused without gum and nearly all with four margins; a few faults in places with one 6d. brown repaired in one corner though of generally good to fine appearance. (Certificates for five). S.G. 33-46 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper2d. deep blue, good margins on three sides and sheet margin at right, unused with large part original gum; a fine example. S.G. 36, £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper2d. deep blue, three single examples used on piece and cancelled by indistinct barred oval cancellations, generally four margins, the far example just cut-into at right, fine and fresh examples with very little plate wear. Odenweller Certificate (2014). S.G. 36Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper2d. pale greenish blue, worn plate, unused without gum; clear to good margins, a fine example. Odenweller Certificate (2014). Campbell Patterson, A2d (10)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper2d. pale blue, large balanced margins and good colour; unused with part original gum, fine. S.G. 38, £750provenance:"Yeroc", 2000Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper2d. blue, plate 1, very worn; a block of four with good to large margins and original gum, scissor cut at left between first vertical pair resulting in a small diagonal crease; an attractive and rare block with outstanding pedigree. Signed Peter Holcombe and with his certificate (1988). S.G. 39provenance:Maurice Burrus, July 1963"Antipodes", October 1988Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper3d. brown-lilac, block of six with good to large margins and large part original gum, vertical crease affecting the first vertical pair, otherwise fine and a rare multiple. S.G. 40provenance:Maurice Burrus, July 1963Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper3d. brown-lilac, block of four from the left of the sheet and with large margins elsewhere, part original gum; the upper pair with a horizontal crease though an attractive and rare multiple. S.G. 40provenace:Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper3d. deep brown-lilac, good to large margins; unused and regummed. Odenweller Certificate (2012). S.G. 40, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper6d. black-brown, a horizontal pair in a bright shade closer in colour to grey-brown, close to very large margins with the right-hand stamp showing trace of adjoining stamp at foot, unused without gum. a fine and beautiful looking pair, and a very rare multiple of this seldom offered stamp. Holcombe Opinion (1988). S.G. 41, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper6d. black-brown, block of four with generally good margins, just cut-into at left, twice cancelled by "16" of Port Victoria, vertical crease affecting the left-hand pair, otherwise a fine and rare multiple. Peter Holcombe Certificate (1988). S.G. 41Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper6d. brown, block of four with margins almost all round, lightly cancelled leaving three with the portraits clear; the lower right stamp repaired though of good appearance and a rare multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (2000). S.G. 42provenance:Major Henry Dumas, March 2000Joseph Hackmey, May 2010 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper6d. red-brown, a block of six with clear to very large margins and showing portion of adjoining stamp at base of lower left stamp, large part original gum and in a lovely fresh colour; light vertical bend between the left-hand block of four not affecting the superb appearance of this very rare and important multiple. Signed Holcombe. S.G. 43, £10,200+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper6d. red-brown, horizontal pair with enormous margins and parts of adjoining stamps visible on three sides, part original gum; fine and a rare multiple thus. B.P.A. Certificate (1990). S.G. 43, £3,400Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper6d. red-brown, a block of four with good to large margins almost all round, most unusually cancelled with 1864 datestamps; a rare and attractive multiple. S.G. 43Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper6d. red-brown, a single example with enormous margins and portions of adjoining stamps visible on three sides, cancelled by indistinct barred oval cancellations; a good example. S.G. 43Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper6d. black-brown (3) and 6d. red-brown (3), all with four good to large margins; fine. S.G. 41, 43Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Imperforate6d. red-brown (2) and 6d. deep red-brown (2), all with clear to large margins and tied by indistinct barred ovals on 1864 (1 Feb.) entire letter to Sydney, 'ship letter/ sydney' double-arc handstamp on reverse; filing folds and splits in the paper along some of these folds but not affecting the adhesives; an unusual and rare franking. S.G. 43Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1/- green, a block of four with generally good to large margins, just cut-into design at top left; very fresh and fine appearance with part original gum, a rare mutliple. S.G. 44, £11,000+provenance:Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1/- green, good to very large margins; large part original gum, a very fine and fresh example. S.G. 44, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1/- green, good to large margins and large part original gum; horizontal gum bend not affecting the fine appearance; a very attractive example. S.G. 44, £2,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1/- green, a block of eight (4x2) with mainly large to very large margins, indistinct numeral cancellations, good colour for such a large multiple; some pressed creases and other minor imperfcetions. One of the largest recorded used multiples of this stamp. Proschold Certificate (1984). S.G. 44Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1/- green, a block of six (3x2) in an unusual shade with hints on blue, clear to large margins and with generally light indistinct numeral cancellations; a sound and very rare multiple. S.G. 44provenance:"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1/- green, a block of four with clear to good margins, cancelled by "1" and Auckland c.d.s. (8.4.65), fine and an attractive and rare multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (2011). S.G. 44Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1/- green, a horizontal strip of four with enormous margins almost all round and portions of adjoining stamps visible on three sides, indistinct numeral cancellations; strong colour and almost certainly the finest multiple of this size known. Signed Holcombe and with B.P.A. Certificate (1994). S.G. 44provenance:"Antipodes", October 1988Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper1/- deep yellow-green, clear to large margins and part original gum; a fine example of this rare shade. S.G. 45, £2,500provenance:Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland1d. orange-vermilion, roulettes on all four sides and cancelled by indistinct barred oval. Odenweller Certificate (2011). S.G. 47, £850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland1d. vermilion horizontal pair with roulettes at foot and traces thereof at right, neatly cancelled and sharing a superbly struck example of the "5/otahuhu/a" handstamp used by the Auckland suburban Fencibles Office which also serviced the base camp for Imperial troops and Militia during the Maori War; the right hand stamp with a surface scrape which barely detracts from the fine appearance of this rare multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (1990). S.G. 48, £1,600+provenance:Joseph Hackmey,...

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland2d. ultramarine, large margins and clear roulettes; cancelled "1" at Auckland, a fine example of this unlisted shade. R.P.S. Certificate (1934). S.G. 50 var.provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland2d. greenish blue, strip of three used and attached to piece of envelope, twice cancelled "1" at Auckland, small portion of the central stamp missing at top; a rare multiple. R.P.S. (N.Z.) Certificate (2012). S.G. 51, £2,250+provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland2d. pale blue, rouletting at top and foot, roughly separated at left and right but clear of design, cancelled "17" at Christchurch; fine and rare thus. R.P.S. (N.Z.) Certificate (2012). S.G. 51, £750provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland2d. pale blue, roulettes on two sides, roulettes cutting into design at top but with large portion of adjoining stamp visible at foot; cancelled by indistinct barred oval and c.d.s. in red; a handsome example. Brandon Certificate (1993). S.G. 51, £750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland2d. pale blue, cancelled by indistinct barred oval cancellation, portion of margin at lower left missing, otherwise a sound example. R.P.S. Certificate (1939) (defective portion of adjoining stamp subsequently trimmed). S.G. 51, £750provenance:Harry Lacoste Bartrop, October 1984Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland3d. brown-lilac, cancelled "1" at Auckland, slightly thinned at upper right, otherwise a good example. R.P.S. (1978) and Odenweller (2006) Certificates. S.G. 52, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland3d. brown-lilac, huge margins with portion of the adjoining stamp visible at top, cancelled "1" at Auckland; a superb example. R.P.S. Certificate (1930). S.G. 52, £800provenance:Charles Williams, November 1947Harry Lacoste Bartrop, October 1984Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland6d. black-brown, cancelled "1" at Auckland, a good example. R.P.S. (N.Z.) Certificate (1969). S.G. 53, £475Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland6d. brown, unused with part original gum, two small thins, nevertheless a sound example with good colour. Odenweller Certificate (1987). S.G. 54, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland6d. brown, lightly cancelled "1" at Auckland, a good example. R.P.S. (N.Z.) (1996). S.G. 54, £600Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland6d. deep red-brown, huge margins with portions of adjoining stamps visible at left and foot, cancelled "1" at Auckland, vivid colour; fine. S.G. 55 var.provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland1/- green, even margins and cancelled "1" at Auckland, minor soiling but overall good colour and a sound example. R.P.S. (N.Z.) (1996). S.G. 56, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland1/- yellow-green, horizontal pair, lightly cancelled; creased at right not affecting the appearance, a rare multiple. Odenweller Certificate (2006). S.G. 57Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland1/- yellow-green, cancelled "1" at Auckland, good strong colour; a fine example. R.P.S. (N.Z.) (1996). S.G. 57, £900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at Auckland1/- yellow-green, cancelled by light barred oval leaving the majority of the portrait clear, fine and fresh with strong colour. S.G. 57, £900provenance:R. C. Agabeg, October 1971Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Rouletted 7 at AucklandThe used balance of the issue, comprising 1d. (4), 2d. (6), 3d. (2), 6d. (9, shades) and 1/- (2), not guaranteed and a couple with R.P.S. Certificates stating "not genuine roulettes", nevertheless a useful group. S.G. 47-58 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Serrated Perf. 16 or 181d. orange-vermilion, serrations at foot only, good margins elsewhere apart from just touched at upper right; unused without gum; an interesting item, sold on its merits. S.G. 59Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Serrated Perf. 16 or 183d. brown-lilac, lightly cancelled by indistinct barred oval; good colour and a fine example. R.P.S. (N.Z.) (2000). S.G. 62, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Serrated Perf. 16 or 186d. black-brown, a wonderfully well-centred example with serrates on all sides, neatly cancelled "15". An exeptionally fine example with excellent pedigree. R.P.S. (1959) and B.P.A. Certificates. S.G. 63provenance:Caspary, October 1958Dr. Adam Hunter"Chalon", February 1989"Samos", June 1991Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Serrated Perf. 16 or 186d. black-brown, a narrow example with perforations nearly all round; clearly cancelled "15" at Nelson, fine and attractive. R.P.S. Certificate (2000). S.G. 63, £1,800provenance:R.C. Agabeg, March 1971Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Serrated Perf. 16 or 186d. black-brown, a large and well-centred example with well-defined perforations at left, light and crsip "15" cancellation at Nelson; fine and most attractive. B.P.A. Certificate (1995). S.G. 63, £1,800provenance:Burrus, July 1963Joseph Hackmey, May 2010 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Serrated Perf. 16 or 186d. black-brown, lightly cancelled "15" at Nelson; a few faults including thins but of fine appearance. Holcombe Opinion (1994). S.G. 63, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Serrated Perf. 16 or 181/- yellow-green with perforations nearly all round, apparently unused though with a couple of ink offset marks on reverse; thin at top though an attractive example of this very rare stamp which is sold on it's merits. R.P.S. Certificate (1944). S.G. 65, £4,500 as usedprovenance:R. B. YardleyJoseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper 'Y' Roulette 18 at Nelson2d. deep blue, cancelled by light barred oval; very small thin, otherwise fine. R.P.S. (N.Z.) Certificate (1958). S.G. 67e, £2,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Perforated 13 at Dunedin1d. carmine-vermilion, unused without gum, a few short perfs and very slightly thinned in one place; vivid colour and clear impression. Scheller Certificate (2014). S.G. 69, £3,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Perforated 13 at Dunedin6d. red-brown, block of four used with manuscript cancellations, well-centred; some light creasing otherwise fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1979). S.G. 77provenance:"Antipodes", September 1988Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Perforated 13 at Dunedin1/- deep green, block of four cancelled by two strikes of Dunedin "Otago" duplex, some hinge reinforcement at foot otherwise fine and with lovely rich colour. R.P.S. Certificate (1979). S.G. 79provenance:"Antipodes", September 1988 Dr. David PattersonSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1862-64 on Large Star Watermarked Paper Perforated 13 at Dunedin1/- yellow-green, a strip of four twice cancelled with portions of Invercargill "21" duplex; the left-hnd stamp with a few foxed perforations, otherwise fine. A rare multiple. R.P.S. Certificates (1959 and 2000). S.G. 80provenance:C.G. AlterskyeMajor Henry Dumas, March 2000Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1863 on Thick Soft Paper Imperforate2d. dull deep blue, variety stitch watermark, cancelled with barred oval "17", illustrated in Robert Odenweller's article published in the London Philatelist (Feb. 2012) on the subject of the Stitch Watermark, a copy of which is enclosed with this lot; a couple of very small thin spots, otherwise fine and very rare. B.P.A. (1958) and Odenweller (2011). S.G. 96 var.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1d. carmine-vermilion, block of four with clear to large margins, just touching the design at one point at top, part original gum and with strong bright colour; traces of gum creasing and one stamp with a small thin, however of wonderful appearance. The only known unused block of four, superb and with wonderful pedigree. S.G. 97provenance:Burrus, July 1963John R. Boker"Antipodes", October 1988Christie's Robson Lowe, October 1989Joseph Hackmey, February 2009 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20%...

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1d. carmine-vermilion, horizontal pair with good to large margins and 2mm. sheet margin at top, unused with part original crackly gum; a couple of tiny gum thins though of outstanding appearance. Holcombe Certificate (1981). S.G. 97provenance:G.H. Boucher, October 1969Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1d. carmine-vermilion, good to large margins and part original gum; fine and fresh. S.G. 97provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1d. carmine-vermilion, good margins, large part original gum. A fine and fresh example. Signed Holcombe and with his Certificate (1989). S.G. 97provenance:"Yeroc", 2000Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1d. carmine-vermilion, a block of four with good to large margins and with portion of adjoining stamp visible at upper right, each cancelled by barred oval and with c.d.s. cancellation at upper left; a fine and attractive multiple. Odenweller Certificate (2004). S.G. 97Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1d. carmine-vermilion, a horizontal strip of four with clear to very large margins vertically and at foot, touched or a little cut-into at top, cancelled "1" at Auckland; scissor cut between the third and fourth stamps, right-hand stamp with a corner crease, nevertheless a very rare used multiple. S.G. 97provenance:R.C. Agabeg, October 1971Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1d. carmine-vermilion, a used strip of four with good to large margins on three sides and just cut into in a couple of places at foot, each cancelled "picton" in barred oval, minor imperfections but generally fine and a scarce used mutliple. Odenweller Certificate (2006). S.G. 97Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1d. carmine-vermilion, a strip of three with clear to good margins and small portion of adjoining stamps visible at upper right, cancelled by very crisp strikes of "16"at Karapoi; horizontal crease along upper margin and slightly soiled, still a fine and rare multiple. Holcombe Certificate (1988). S.G. 97Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate2d. pale blue (Plate I, worn), a block of four in a deep rich shade, unused with large part original gum, pin-pricked with black marks, clear to large margins mainly all round though touched on a couple of sides and the lower right stamp with small piece of the margin torn away just cutting into the design; horizontal crease between, otherwise fine and believed to be the largest known block with just one other, the subsequent lot in this sale, recorded. S.G. 98, £6,800+provenance:R.C. Agabeg, March 1971John R....

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate2d. pale blue (Plate I, worn), a block of four with large part original gum, pin-pricked with tiny black marks, just clear to very large margins all round and showing trace of one adjoining stamp at foot; the upper pair with a horizontal crease and the upper right stamp with brown mark apparent on face due to an over-zealous application of gum. A very rare and pleasing block with the previous lot being the only other such block recorded, which once adjoined this block at foot. S.G. 98, £6,800+provenance:G.H. Bou...

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate2d. pale blue (Plate I, worn), good balanced margins, unused with part original gum, fine and fresh. Signed A. D(iena) and with his Certificate (1961). S.G. 98, £1,700provenance:Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate2d. pale blue (Plate I, worn), enormous margins and lightly cancelled leaving most of the design clear; a fine and fresh example. Odenweller Certificate (2015). S.G. 98Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate6d. red-brown with good to large margins, lifted and hinged back in place on 1864 (4 May) pale pink envelope ex the Laver correspondence from Auckland to Sydney, cancelled and tied by "1", despatch datestamp below, Sydney Ship Letter datestamp (12.5) on reverse; fine and most attractive. S.G. 99provenance:H. Gordon Kaye, November 1991"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1/- green, horizontal pair with clear to large margins, scissor cut at lower left just impinging on the frame, part original gum; very fresh and fine, a rare multiple. S.G. 100, £5,000+provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1/- yellow-green, unused with large part original gum, good to large margins; fine and fresh, attractive. Odenweller (2006) and R.P.S. (2007) Certificates. S.G. 100, £2,500provenance:"DuBois", May 2007 Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1/- yellow-green, a block of six (3x2) with clear to large margins nearly all round and with marginal line watermark at left, cancelled with four strikes of the Dunedin "otago" duplex for 18 September 1865 . A very rare and impressive multiple. S.G. 100, £1,800+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate1/- green, strip of four, roughly cut from the sheet with portions of adjoining stamps visible on three sides, cancelled by four strikes of "christchurch" c.d.s.; a few minor imperfections and some soiling, otherwise an appealing multiple. S.G. 100, £1,200+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate Rouletted 7 at Auckland1d. carmine-vermilion, with a complete row of roulettes inside design at left and set within good to large margins, lightly cancelled; small thin towards top, otherwise sound and an attractive example of this very rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificates (1958) and (1994). S.G. 101, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate Rouletted 7 at Auckland6d. red-brown, with roulettes intact on all four sides, cancelled by Dunedin duplex; light horizontal crease not affecting the appearance; a rare stamp. Signed Holcombe and with his Certificate (1988). S.G. 103, £3,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate Rouletted 7 at Auckland1/- green, vertical pair with marginal line watermark at right, well-centred and with well defined roulettes at left and with traces thereof elsewhere, cancelled "1" at Auckland; crease between and the lower stamp with a horizontal crease, nevertheless a very rare multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (2000). S.G. 104, £2,400+provenance:G.H. Boucher, October 1969R.C. Agabeg, October 1971Major Henry Dumas, March 2000Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20%...

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate Rouletted 7 at AucklandThe balance of the issue comprising 1d. (3), 2d. (2), 6d. (2) and 1/-; one 1d. with Maketu bars cancellation; all with faults or defects though of fair to good appearance. R.P.S. Certificates for four. S.G. 101-104provenance:Major Henry Dumas, March 2000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate Perforated 13 at Dunedin1/- green, a block of four cancelled with several, partially indistinct, strikes of the Dunedin "otago" duplex; a couple of small imperfections though of good colour and an extremely rare and possibly unique multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (1955). S.G. 106, £2,200+provenance:Commander F.W. CollinsJoseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864 Watermark "N.Z.", Imperforate Perforated 12½ (Comb) at Auckland1/- yellow-green, well-centred with light barred oval cancellation, small tear at top; rare and fine appearance. Fewer than ten examples recorded and vastly undercatalogued. R.P.S. Certificate (1938). S.G.109, £2,750provenance:Major Henry Dumas, March 2000Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1d. carmine-vermilion, a block of twelve (3x4), illustrating the irregular alignment of the clichés on the plate, large part original gum and mounted on two stamps only, a couple of tiny light tone spots; a very fresh and fine multiple of exhibition quality. S.G. 110, £3,000+provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1d. carmine-vermilion, a block of nine (3x3), large part original gum and rich colour; superb, a handsome and rare mint multiple. S.G. 110, £2,250+provenance:"Yeroc", 2000Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1d. carmine-vermilion, block of six (2x3) with part original gum; the right-hand pair with a light vertical crease and the lower right stamp with a closed tear, otherwise fresh and fine. R.P.S. Certificate (2000). S.G. 110, £1,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1d. carmine-vermilion, a block of six (2x3) with part original gum, a few tone spots and diagonal crease affecting the lower strip of three, some hinge reinforcement in places, still an attractive and scarce multiple. S.G. 110, £1,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1d. carmine-vermilion, block of four with part original gum, fresh and bright colour; the upper pair with a few severed perforations and one stamp with a light crease at the top, otherwise fine. Attractive. S.G. 110, £1,000+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1d. carmine-vermilion strip of three and a single on 1865 (9 Oct.) double rate envelope ex the Laver correspondence to Auckland, cancelled with part strikes of the "province of auckland/n.z." code 1 datestamp and with a complete strike and Auckland arrival datestamp (10.10) in red on reverse. A rare and attractive franking. S.G. 110provenance:"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by J. Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star, Perforated 12½1d. carmine-vermilion and 2d. blue tied by Dunedin single-ring datestamps on 1867 (2 Dec.) small mourning envelope to Wellington, marked "Per Gothenburg re-directed to Port Chalmers", charged and handstruck "3" in black for re-direction, Wellington and Port Chalmers transit marks on reverse; attractive. S.G. 110, 113Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1d. pale orange-vermilion, a block of nine (3x3) with large part original gum, a few tone spots on the reverse barely affecting the appearance apart from one toned perf at top, generally fine and fresh. S.G. 111, £2,700+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1d. orange-vermilion, a block of eight (2x4), large part original gum and a lovely bright shade, some gum toning and reinforced perf. separations; fine and a rare multiple. S.G. 111, £2,400+provenance:Bernard Symonds, July 2007Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1d. orange-vermilion, a line perf. block of six (3x2) showing re-entry [11/3], large part original gum; two pulled perfs at foot, otherwise fine; also a rejoined pair in a deep orange shade, unused with part gum. R.P.S. Certificate (2006) for the pair. S.G. 111Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1d. pale vermilion, variety imperforate with clear to good margins and large part original gum; a fine example of this rare provisional imperforate stamp. Odenweller Certificate (1990). S.G. 111a, £4,500 (for a pair)Note: These provisional stamps were issued during problems with the perforation equipment which occured on several occasions between 1866 and 1873.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1d. used collection (approx. 40) offering a variety of shades and comprising carmine-vermilion comb and line perf. blocks of four with Christchurch and Invercargill duplex cancellations, and a horizontal strip of four each cancelled "19", pale orange-vermilion vertical strip of three each cancelled "9", three examples in orange on piece from Auckland, seven pairs and ten singles in various shades; generally fine and a most attractive assembly. S.G. 110-112 groupThis lot is f...

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland2d. pale blue, Plate I (worn), a block of fifteen (5x3) with many blind perforations due to the deterioration of the perforating heads, fresh bright colour and with large part original gum; a couple of small fox marks and one stamp at left with small fault, otherwise fine. A rare and spectacular multiple. Holcombe Certificate (1988). S.G. 113, £5,250+provenance:Maurice Burrus, July 1963"Antipodes", October 1988Joseph Hackmey, February 2009"Pegasus", January 2019 Note: By th...

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland2d. pale blue (Plate I, worn) a comb perf. block of twelve (3x4) in a bright shade and with the right-hand pair in the lower row showing double perforations, unused with part original gum; some perf. reinforcement in places though a rare and impressive multiple. S.G. 113, £4,200+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland2d. blue (Plate II) block of eight (2x4), unused without gum, the block of four at left showing retouch, some perf separation at top, a coupe of minor tone spots and a few light creases barely affecting the fine appearance of this attractive multiple. S.G. 115/115a, £2,500+provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland2d. blue, block of six (2x3), [4/4] showing early state of Diadem flaw, unused without gum, nicely centred with strong colour and sharp impression; upper right stamp with thin, otherwise fine. S.G. 115, £1,500+provenance:Yardley, December 1944"Yeroc", Januray 2000Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland2d. blue, a block of four with large part original gum; a lovely shade and well-centred; a fine and rare multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (2007). S.G. 115, £1,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland2d. blue (Plate II), a line perforated block of four, unused without gum, good colour and a scarce multiple. S.G. 115, £1,000+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland2d. blue (Plate II), horizontal pair variety imperforate, large even margins, unused without gum; fine and rare. Sismondo Certificate (2002). S.G. 115c, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland2d. blue, horizontal pair from the left of the sheet, variety imperforate, unused without gum, clear to good margins; fine with proof-like colour and impression; exceptionally rare so fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1933). S.G. 115c, £4,000provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland2d. blue, Plate II (6, shades), all unused with part to large part original gum, a few tone spots and other minor faults, but generally good to fine. S.G. 115 group, £1,500provenance:Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland2d. blue, (Plate II), a block of four with a row of double perforations at right, mainly light indistinct cancellations; a scarce multiple. S.G. 115 var.provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star, Perforated 12½2d. blue strip of six tied by slightly indistinct Napier duplex cancellations on 1869 (13 Apr.) envelope to Coventry, Wellington transit and Coventry arrival markings on reverse. S.G. 113-115 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star, Perforated 12½2d. blue pair and single and 6d. brown affixed sideways and to the left of 1869 (8 June) envelope to Oxford, all tied by "10" barred oval cancellations; Dunedin and Oamuru transit datestamps; a few peripheral tears and creases to the envelope. A most unusual make up of the 1/- rate. S.G. 115, 122 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star, Perforated 12½2d. (2) and 6d. to make up the 10d. rate on 1864 (14 Sept.) and 1870 (13 Jan.) envelopes to the U.K., each tied by barred oval cancellations; transit and arrival markings on reverse, a useful pairSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland3d. lilac, a marginal block of twenty-five from the left of the sheet showing part of "postage" marginal watermark, a light delicate shade and with large part original gum; a couple of tiny thins and a few stamps in the lower row with perforations partially separated and re-inforced. A beautiful showpiece multiple. S.G. 117, £4,250+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland3d. lilac, a block of nine, large part original gum; light diagonal gum bend not affecting the fine appearance; an attractive multiple in a bright shade. S.G. 117, £1,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland3d. lilac, a block of four, part original gum, a few tone spots otherwise fine. S.G. 117, £680+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland3d. lilac, a block of four with part original gum; two small fox marks at left and right, otherwise fresh and fine. S.G. 117, £680+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland4d. deep rose, unused without gum, fine and fresh colour; horizontal crease not affecting the appearance. Rare. S.G. 119, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland4d. deep rose, large part original gum, a couple of pulled perfs otherwise fine with strong colour. S.G. 119, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland4d. deep rose and 6d. red-brown twice neatly cancelled with "otago" duplex on 1865 (18 Nov.) envelope from Dunedin to Edinburgh, showing London Paid in red alongside and Edinburgh arrival on the reverse; a couple of tears to the envelope at left and top but not affecting the adhesives; a scarce franking. S.G. 119, 122provenance:Burrus, July 1963Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland4d. yellow, a block of six, unused without gum; the right hand vertical strip with a vertical crease barely affecting the appearance. A rare multiple. S.G. 120, £1,650+provenance:Gerald EllottJoseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland4d. yellow, a horizontal strip of three with part original gum; strong colour, attractive and fine. S.G. 120, £825+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland4d. pale yellow, a block of six cancelled by bold Christchurch "c" obliterations; very fine and a rare multiple, this being the largest recorded used block of the 4d. yellow. S.G. 120, £720+provenance:"DuBois", May 2007Dr. David Patterson, April 2019 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland6d. deep red-brown, a block of five in a wonderful deep rich shade, unused with part original gum; a few perf. imperfections and with the left-hand stamp apparently severed and re-attached. R.P.S. Certificate (2006). S.G. 122, £1,750provenance:Christie's Robson Lowe, October 1989Joseph Hackmey, February 2009"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland6d. brown, block of ten (2x5), cancelled by strikes of "dunedin/ mr-20/ 67" duplex, small flaws including staple punch holes and crease in bottom pair, still a very fine and exceptional used multiple, the largest known. S.G. 122aprovenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019 Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland6d. red-brown horizontal pair, variety imperforate with clear to enormous margins and small portion of adjoining stamp visible at left, lightly cancelled with Christchurch duplex; fine and rare. S.G. 122b, £3,000provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland6d. red-brown, variety imperforate, a single example with large balanced margins and cancelled by crisp 'hokitika/ oc 14' c.d.s., horizontal crease not affecting the fine appearance. Odenweller Certificate (2011). S.G. 122b, £3,000 (for pair)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star, Perforated 12½1/- green horizontal pair tied by "otago" barred oval cancellations on 1866 (18 Jan.) envelope to London, showing 'london/ paid' c.d.s. in red, Dunedin transit mark alongside and London arrival markings on the reverse. Atractive and a scarce franking. S.G. 124Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1/- yellow-green, a block of twenty-five from the right of the sheet with part "postage" marginal watermark, large part original gum and fresh appearance; a spectacular multiple. S.G. 125, £8,750+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1/- pale yellow-green, a horizontal strip of three with large part original gum; fine and fresh with strong colour. S.G. 125, £1,000+provenance:"Yeroc", Janury 2000Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1/- yellow-green, a horizontal strip of three with large part original gum; imperforate at left and with portion of adjoining stamp visible, some black specking on gum in places. A scarce and attractive multiple. S.G. 125, £1,000+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1/- yellow-green, large part original gum; fresh and bright. S.G. 125, £350Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1864-71 Watermark Large Star Perforated 12½ (comb or line) at Auckland1/- yellow-green, a used horizontal strip of three, cancelled by two strikes of New Plymouth duplex, small portion of c.d.s. in red at foot; most attractive. S.G. 125, £360+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New Colours Perforated 101d. brown, a vertical pair with marginal line watermark and small portions of letters at right, unused with part original gum; faint tone at base and the odd trace elsewhere though of fine appearance and a rare multiple. S.G. 126, £2,200provenance:"Yeroc", January 2000"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 10 x 12½ 1d. brown, a block of eight with strong colour and generally light cancellations; a few light creases in places otherwise fine. Odenweller Certificate (2006). S.G. 128, £440+provenance:"Antipodes", September 1988"DuBois", May 2007Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 10 x 12½ 1d. brown, a very "narrow" example (c. 17mm.) with part original gum; unusual. S.G. 128 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 10 x 12½ 2d. orange-vermilion, a block of six from the left of the sheet; large part original gum; fine and a beautifully fresh block. Peter Holcombe Certificate (1988). S.G. 130, £1,950+provenance:"Antipodes", September 1988Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 12½ 1d. brown worn plate, a block of ten (5x2), [47-61], Row 4-5/7-11 showing traces of re-entries, unused with large part to full original gum with two stamps remaining unmounted; a fine and rare multiple. S.G. 132a, £2,750+provenance:"Chalon", Febraury 1989 "Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 12½ 1d. brown, a block of six showing wide and narrow vertical spacing of the perforations, large part original gum; vertical crease affecting right hand vertical pair, otherwise fine and fresh. Holcombe Certificate (1988). S.G. 132a, £1,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 12½ 1d. brown showing plate wear, a block of four with part original gum; fine. S.G. 132a, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 12½ 1d. brown, horizontal strip of three showing slight plate wear and a partial double row of perforations at top, fresh with large part original gum. A fine and scarce multiple of this perforation variety. S.G. 132a var.provenance:Gerald EllottJoseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 12½ 1d. brown worn plate, variety imperforate, good to large margins, cancelled by "1" at Auckland; fine and rare. Philatelic Foundation Certificate (1980). S.G. 132a var., Campbell Patterson A1q (X)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 12½ 2d. vermilion, a block of four with part original gum, fresh colour and most attractive. A scarce multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (2006) states "vermilion" though we believe this block is closer to the orange shade group. S.G. 133/134provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 12½ 6d. blue, horizontal strip of six, cancelled with three strikes of Auckland "1" duplex for 30th July 1873, a handsome multiple. S.G. 135, £390+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 12½ 6d. pale blue, a block of twenty with large part original gum; the block of four at far-right crossed by vertical creases though of fine appearance. An impressive multiple. S.G. 136, £5,000+provenance:Major Henry Dumas, March 2000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursPerf. 12½ 6d. pale blue, large part original gum; a fine and fresh example. S.G. 136, £250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1871-3 Watermark Large Star, New ColoursA mainly used collection on leaves comprising perf. 10 1d. (3); perf 12½ x 10 1d. cancelled "7" (defects); perf. 10 x 12½ 1d. (14 with two pairs, one with extra row of perfs. at centre, and one unused), 2d. (8, with a pair and one unused) and 6d. (perf. 12½ compound with 10); perf 12½ 1d. (19 with a pair, two unused), 2d. orange (20, one unused), 2d. vermilion (13) and 6d. (19, five unused and one "imperforate"); generally good to fine.This lot is fully illustrated online.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price...

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 No Watermark, Perf. 12½2d. vermilion, a block of twelve, unused without gum; a light bend, otherwise fine and fresh with strong colour. S.G. 138, £2,160Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 No Watermark, Perf. 12½2d. vermilion, a block of ten (5x2), [R.13-14/6-10], [14/8] showing damaged plate, fresh unused with large part original gum; a scarce and attractive multiple. S.G. 138, £1,800+provenance:"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 No Watermark, Perf. 12½2d. vermilion, a marginal block of eight from the right of the sheet [R.13-16], two stamps showing retouch; large part original gum, the odd tiny fox spot, otherwise fine and of lovely strong colour. S.G. 138, £1,440+provenace:Maurice Burrus, July 1963Major Henry Dumas, March 2000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 No Watermark, Perf. 12½2d. vermilion, a block of four with large part original gum; one pair with a faint fox mark between, otherwise fine. S.G. 138, £720+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 No Watermark, Perf. 12½2d. vermilion, a block of four with part original gum; fresh light colour. fine. S.G. 138, £720+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 No Watermark, Perf. 12½2d. vermilion, a block of four with large part original gum, a couple of light fox arks on reverse not affecting the fine appearance; fresh with strong colour. fine. S.G. 138, £720+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 No Watermark, Perf. 12½2d. vermilion, a horizontal strip of three [R.16/1-3] with all three showing some damage to the design, fresh with part original gum. S.G. 138, £540+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 No Watermark, Perf. 12½4d. bright orange-yellow, a block of four from the top of the sheet; rich colour and almost full original gum, very fine and fresh. S.G. 139provenance:Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 No Watermark, Perf. 12½4d. orange-yellow, a block of four from the top of the sheet showing watermark (double lined capitals), showing "th" of "th saunders", large part original gum; fresh and strong colour. S.G. 139a, £1,800+provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 Watermark N.Z., Perforated 12½2d. vermilion, unused without gum, a little soiled at top, otherwise fine with strong colour. Odenweller Certificate (2011). S.G. 141, £1,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 Watermark N.Z., Perforated 12½2d. vermilion, a block of four with watermark inverted and reversed, each cancelled "8" at Wanganui; a few separated perfs., one with a small tear and a few light creases, none affecting the fine appearance of this exceptionally rare block. S.G. 141, £1,400+provenance:Christie's Robson Lowe, October 1989 Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in Auckland1873 Watermark N.Z., Perforated 12½2d. vermilion, retouched with part original gum, fine and fresh. S.G. 141a, £1,900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted by John Davies in AucklandThe 1884 Reprint1d. vermilion block of sixteen, unused without gum with clear to good margins all round; attractiveSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) First Printing, Imperforate on White Large Star Watermarked Paper1d. orange, good balanced margins, large part original gum with natural gum crease towards foot; very fine and fresh appearance, small stain at top from gum barely affecting the fine appearance; an attractive example of this rarity. B.P.A. Certificate (1990). S.G. 3b, £32,000;provenance:Baron Phillip von Ferrary, 1922H. Gordon Kaye, November 1991Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1d. red, unused without gum, good to very large margins; very fresh and vibrant colour; light vertical crease not affecting the appearance; a superb example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1933). S.G. 4, £13,000, Campbell Paterson A1c, $25,000provenance:"Chalon", Februray 1989Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1d. red, a horizontal strip of six, generally clear to large margins but cut into at foot in a few places, each cancelled '18' of Otago, vertical creases in places, one at centre between the third and fourth adhesive which has caused some paper separation; nevertheless a rare multiple. S.G. £12,000+. Campbell Paterson A1c, $30,000+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1d. red, a horizontal strip of six with good to large margins in places, cancelled by five strikes of the '18' barred oval of Otago; some faults including some surface rubbing and creasing though a rare multiple. S.G. 4, £12,000+, Campbell Paterson $30,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1d. red horizontal strip of three, good to large margins and cancelled by two neat strikes of '18' of Otago, a few creases as to be expected though of good colour and a scarce and attractive multiple. Philatelic Foundation Certificate (1971). S.G. 4, £6,000+; Campbell Paterson A1c, $15,000+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1d. red horizontal strip of three, clear to very large margins, cancelled by two crisp strikes of '18' of Otago; pre-printing paper fold affecting middle adhesive, very fine. B.P.A. Certificate (2000). S.G. 4, £6,000+, Campbell Paterson, A1cprovenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1d. red horizontal pair with good to large margins, slightly smudged '18' barred oval of Otago; tiny corner crease at upper left, otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 4, £4,000; Campbell Paterson A1cSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1d. red horizontal pair with clear margins on three sides and large margin at top, showing an unusual dry printing of part of the left hnd stamp, cancelled by '18' barred oval of Otago; vertical crease not affceting the fine appearance. Peter Holcombe Certificate (1988). S.G. 4, £4,000; Campbell Paterson A1cprovenance:Charles Lathrop Pack, December 1944Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1d. red, a pale shade, large to very large margins on three sides and large portion of adjoining stamp at left; lightly cancelled by barred oval '18', small corner crease otherwise sound. S.G. 4, £2,000; Campbell Paterson A1cprovenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1d. red, good to large margins, fresh bright colour and neatly cancelled "9" at New Plymouth; tiny age mark at foot, otherwise superb and most attractive. S.G. 4, £2,000, Campbell Paterson A1cprovenance:Christie's Robson Lowe, October 1989Joseph Hackmey, February 2009"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper2d. blue, a marginal pair from the foot of the sheet, (Row 20/5-6), large part original gum, lovely fresh colour, large to enormous margins all round; paper wrinkled in places, partially due to paper contraction, and a couple of small surface defects, nevertheless a very rare and handsome pair. Holcombe Certificate (1988). S.G. 5, £6,500+, Campbell Paterson A2bprovenance:'Antipodes', October 1988Joseph Hackmey, February 2009"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addit...

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper2d. blue, a horizontal pair with good to large margins, very fine and fresh with large part original gum, some minor paper wrinkles; a rare and attractive multiple. S.G. 5, £6,500+; Campbell Paterson A1cprovenance:Robert Odenweller"Yeroc", 2000Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2006Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper2d. blue, clear to large margins and large part original gum; small surface imperfection at top otherwise fine and fresh. S.G. 5, £3,250provenance:"Yeroc", 2000Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper2d. blue, horizontal strip of six, generally clear to good margins a little cut-into in a few places; cancelled by four strikes of indistinct barred oval, an impressive multiple. S.G. 5, £1,800+; A2bprovenance: "Yeroc", 2000Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper2d. blue, horizontal strip of four, clear to large margins, cancelled by two crisp strikes of barred oval '18' of Otago; a couple of minor stains and a small corner crease at upper right; fine and most attractive. B.P.A. Certificate (1994). S.G. 5, £1,200+, Campbell Paterson A2bprovenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper2d. blue horizontal strip of three, large balanced margins and used by clear strikes of barred oval '16' of Port Victoria, fine and fresh. Robert Odenweller Certificate (2011). S.G. 5, £900+, Campbell Paterson A2bSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper2d. blue horizontal pair in a fresh bright shade, clear to large margins all round, both cancelled "10" on 1856 (8 Mar.) double rate entire from Wellington "pr Wyvern" to Sydney, despatch and Sydney Ship Letter (23.5) datestamps on reverse. S.G. 5, Campbell Paterson A2bSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1/- green, unused with small part original gum, clear to large margins almost all around; a few small faults though generally of good appearance and a sound example of this rarity. R.P.S. Certificate (2000). S.G. 6, £40,000, Campbell Paterson A6bprovenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1/- green, horizontal pair with generally clear to good margins, just touching the frameline in a few places, cancelled by light barred oval '1' obliterations, light crease at top and small split in the margin at lower right; an attractive multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (2002). S.G. 6, £7,500, Campbell Paterson A6bSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1/- green, a marginal horizontal pair from the left of the sheet with clear to good margins elsewhere, cancelled by single central strike of barred oval '10' at Wellington, small treated age mark in upper left margin otherwise fine and a rare multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (1992). S.G. 6, £7,500+, Campbell Paterson A6bprovenance:Charles Lathrop Pack, December 1944Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1/- green marginal example, large to very large margins on three sides and 2mm. sheet margin at left, fresh bright colour and unusually very lightly cancelled. An outstanding and highly desirable example with a fine pedigree. R.P.S. Certificate (1983). S.G. 6, £3,750, Campbell Paterson A6bprovenance:Michael Stephens, January 1938A. G. Dibble, 1941"Antipodes", October 1988"Samos", June 1991Joseph Hackmey, February 2009"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to...

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper1/- green, good to large margins showing portion of the adjoining stamp at top, lightly cancelled by barred oval '10' of Wellington; a fine example. B.P.A. (1952), Paul Alcuri (1987) and Odenweller (2011) Certificates. S.G. 6, £3,750; Campbell Paterson A6bSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1855 (December) Imperforate on Unwatermarked Blue Paper The 1/- Bisect1858 1/- green bisected vertically and tied by clear '18' barred oval obliterator at Otago to small piece, a scarce bisect with only twenty-six known usages; fine. R.P.S. (N.Z.) Certificate (2009). S.G. 6a, £26,000, Campbell Paterson A6b (Y)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1d. dull orange on soft paper, clear to very large margins on three sides and 3-4mm. sheet margin at foot, fresh bright colour, unused with part original gum; minor gum creasing though an impressive example of this rare stamp which is seldom seen with any gum. B.P.A. Certificate (1984). S.G. 8, £4,000 provenance:"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1d. dull orange on thick paper, large margins and vivid colour; large part original gum; an exceptional example of this handsome and scarce stamp. S.G. 8, £4,000, Campbell Paterson A1dprovenance:General Gill, 1970 "Samos", June 1991Sir Gawaine Baillie, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1d. dull orange on thin hard paper, a pale shade with good margins all round, unused without gum. A sound and attractive example of this rare stamp. S.G. 8, £4,000provenance:"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1d. dull orange, horizontal strip of four, generally good to large margins, just cut-into at upper left, lightly cancelled by four strikes of barred oval '15' of Nelson, a few minor imperfections including some thinning and a crease; nevertheless the largest multiple known of the 1858 1d. on white paper. S.G. 8, £3,200+; Campbell Paterson A1dSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1d. dull orange on soft paper, a horizontal strip of three with clear to large margins; cancelled by three strikes of barred oval '1' at Auckland; a couple of small imperfections but generally fine; a rare multiple. S.G. 8, £2,400+, Campbell Paterson A1dprovenance:E.W. and W.W. MannR. C. Agagbeg, March 1971 Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1d. dull orange marginal pair, clear to large margins on three sides and with 7mm. sheet margin at left, neatly cancelled at centre with superb "10" barred oval obliterator at Wellington, giving superb appearance. Very fine and a rare and spectacular multiple of this scarce stamp. S.G. 8, £1,600+provenance:R.C. Agabeg, October 1971"Chalon", February 1989Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1d. dull orange on thin hard paper, good to large margins, cancelled by barred oval "2" ; fine. Odenweller Certificate (2011). S.G. 8, £800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1d. dull orange on hard paper, good to large margins and with fresh bright colour, cancelled "15" at Nelson; fine and attractive. S.G. 8, £800provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate2d. ultramarine, a horizontal strip of six with good to large margins practically all round, cancelled "10" four times at Wellington; a few negligible stain spots and the fourth stamp with small scissor-cut at foot. A rare and spectacular multiple of this lovely shade. S.G. 8a, £6,000+provenance:Alfred Caspary, October 1958"Antipides", October 1988Christie's Robson Lowe, October 1989Joseph Hackmey, February 2009 "Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition t...

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate2d. deep ultramarine, strip of three from the right of the sheet and with portions of the adjoining stamps visible at left and upper right, lightly cancelled "1" at Auckland; an exceptional multiple of this rare shade. Odenweller (2006) and R.P.S. (2007) Certificates. S.G. 8a, £3,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate2d. deep ultramarine, clear to large margins, slightly smudged barred oval cancellation, a few minor tone spots on the reverse; a good example. B.P.A. Certificate (1977). S.G. 8a, £1,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate2d. pale blue on hard paper, a block of four, three stamps with clear to good margins and the fourth just cut-into at top and with a rounded corner, each lightly cancelled "11" at Port Ahuriri and tied to piece, the reverse of which shows Ahuriri c.d.s. for 21 September 1859; a very rare multiple with only two blocks of four known. Peter Holcombe Certificate (1988). S.G. 9provenance:"Antipodes", September 1988Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Derek Diamond, July 2016Dr. David Patterson, Apri...

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate2d. pale blue, strip of three with clear to very large margins and small portion of adjoining stamp visible at lower right, cancelled by two strikes of "18" at Otago; fine and a handsome multiple. B.P.A. Certificate (2011). S.G. 9Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate2d. blue on thick paper, horizontal strip of five with clear to very large margins, fresh colour and sharp impression, each neatly cancelled "17" at Christchurch; a couple of trivial imperfections, otherwise fine. A rare and attractive multiple. Peter Holcombe Certificate (1987). S.G. 10, £900+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate2d. dull deep blue, a block of four with large regular margins, each neatly cancelled "15" at Nelson. Outstanding quality and very rare and impressive showpiece multiple. Odenweller Certificate (2004) states "This is the only intact block of four that I have seen". S.G. 11Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate2d. deep blue, a dry print on thick soft paper, good to very large margins cancelled by "11" in barred oval; a fine example. Odenweller Certificate (2011). S.G. 11Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate2d. blue, a group on album pages comprising unused (4) and used (17, one with reduced pen marks) in a variety of shades and on both soft and hard papers, several with four margins; a few faults though generally of good to fine appearance. S.G. 8a-11 groupprovenance:Major Henry Dumas, March 2000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate2d. blue, a used group all with re-entries (13) including singles, pairs (2), a strip of three used on piece, a single with manuscript cancellation used on part envelope etc., a few small faults in places though generally of good to fine appearance. S.G. 8a-11 groupprovenance:Gerald EllotJoseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate6d. bistre-brown vertical pair, large margins on three sides and 8mm. sheet margin at left, twice cancelled "18" at Otago with the lower stamp cancellation struck towards foot leaving a large part of the portrait clear. A fine, outstanding and rare multiple. S.G. 12provenance:Joseph Hackmey, February 2009 "Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate6d. brown, a block of four with clear to very large margins all round, the lower left corner just touched, each cancelled "10" at Wellington; one stamp with small thin and the block with some pressed wrinkling, otherwise fine and an exceptionally rare multiple of exhibition quality. Holcombe Certificate (1987). S.G. 13provenance:Joseph Hackmey, February 2009"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate6d. brown on soft paper, horizontal strip of four just cut-into at top left but clear margins elsewhere, each lightly cancelled "1" at Auckland; fine and a rare and handsome multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (2007). S.G. 13, £1,300+provenance:Joseph Hackmey, February 2009Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate6d. pale brown on hard paper, generally large balanced margins, cancelled by "17" at Christchurch; good strong colour and a fine example. S.G. 14provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate6d. chestnut, good even margins and light barred oval cancellation; a fine example. S.G. 15, £650Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1/- dull emerald-green, good to very large margins, unused without gum, fresh bright colour. A stunning example of this extremely rare and delicate shaded stamp. I. Brun handstamp at foot. R.P.S. Certificate (1959). S.G. 16, £20,000provenance:John G. BokerR.C. Agabeg, March 1971"Antipodes", October 1988"Samos", June 1991Joseph Hackmey, February 2009 "Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1/- dull emerald-green, clear to good margins and lightly cancelled by "1" at Auckland; a fine example of this scarce shade. Odenweller Certificate (2011). S.G. 16, £1,800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1/- blue-green, a strip of three and a pair, generally clear margins and cancelled by "12" barred ovals; a few minor faults but generally good examples of this rare stamp. S.G. 17, £9,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1/- blue green, horizontal pair, clear to good margins and light indistinct barred oval cancellation; small thin at left and slightly thinned where hinge has been removed. Odenweller Certificate (2011). S.G. 17, £3,600; Campbell Paterson A6c (2)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark Imperforate1/- blue green on soft paper, unused with large part original gum, good to large margins and with wonderful vivid colour; exceptional and surely one of the finest examples of this very rare stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (2002). S.G. 17, £17,000, Campbell Paterson A6c (2)provenance:"Yeroc", 2000Joseph Hackmey, May 2010 (Where it was illustrated on the front cover)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark ImperforateA used group on written up album pages comprising 1d. dull orange (5), 2d. blue (17, including a strip of three on piece), 6d. brown (21) and 1/- green (4), some with four margins and chiefly with crisp cancellations; a useful and clean lot with high catalogue value. S.G. 8-17 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. Richardson1857-63 On Soft White or Hard Paper, No Watermark ImperforateThe used balance of the issue comprising 1d., 2d. shades (8, including a vertical strip of three and one single with "L 8" c.d.s. of Akaroa), 6d. shades (8, one with B.P.A. Certificate and one chestnut shade) and 1/-; a few faults though chiefly good to fine appearance. S.G. 8-17 groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Rouletted 7 at Auckland2d. blue, imperforate on two sides, cancelled by indistinct barred oval, a few tone spots and minor imperfections otherwise a sound example; rare. S.G. 28, £3,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Rouletted 7 at Auckland1/- dull emerald-green, cancelled "1" at Auckland, small repair at top and slightly thinned in margin at left, still a good example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. (2000) and R.P.S. (N.Z.) (2013) Certificates. S.G. 30, £5,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Rouletted 7 at Auckland1/- blue-green, roulettes on two sides, good colour and cancelled by "1" at Auckland, central thin; otherwise an attractive example. B.P.A. Certificate (1964). S.G. 31, £6,000provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Rouletted 7 at Auckland1/- blue-green, rouletted on all sides, lightly cancelled by both barred oval and part c.d.s. in red; a few minor imperfections otherwise fine. Brandon Certificate (1992). S.G. 31, £6,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Serrated Perforations, about 16 or 181d. dull orange, neatly cancelled "15" at Nelson, a little soiled and fake serrations added at foot, otherwise a sound example of this rare stamp. Odenweller Certificate (1987). S.G. 22, £5,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Serrated Perforations, about 16 or 182d. blue showing portions of adjoining stamp at left, serrates intact, or nearly so, on all sides, lightly cancelled "12" at Wanganui (Petre). Almost certainly the finest known example of this rarity. R.P.S. Certificate (2000). S.G. 23, £4,000provenance:Joseph Hackmey, February 2009"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Serrated Perforations, about 16 or 182d. blue, serrated on all four sides, small thin at lower right; still a good example of this rare stamp. Odenweller Certificate (1997). S.G. 23, £4,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Serrated Perforations, about 16 or 186d. brown, serrates clearly visible or intact on the vertical sides, neatly cancelled "15" at Nelson; a fine example. Rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1934). S.G. 24, £3,750provenance:C.W. SiggersG.H. Boucher, October 1969Joseph Hackmey, February 2009"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Serrated Perforations, about 16 or 186d. brown, pre-printing paper fold at upper left, cancelled by "15" at Nelson, a sound example of this rare stamp. S.G. 24, £3,750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Serrated Perforations, about 16 or 186d. brown (three examples) written up on an album page, two with R.P.S. Certificates which state that they are genuine but with repairs, a third example with barred oval and c.d.s cancellation (1.9.61); a good group. S.G. 24, £11,250Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Serrated Perforations, about 16 or 181/- blue-green, serrates on all four sides, lightly cancelled by "15" at Nelson, a little creased, nevertheless a sound example with strong colour. B.P.A. Certificate (1986). S.G. 26, £7,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Serrated Perforations, about 16 or 181/- blue-green, small parts of the serrates on three sides and imperforate at top, clearly cancelled "15" at Nelson, good colour; small thin at top centre though of good appearance. Holcombe Opinion (1988). S.G. 26, £7,000provenance:"Pegasus", January 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Serrated Perforations, about 16 or 181/- blue-green, repaired and repainted at top left, serrates on remaining three sides are genuine, thinned by 'z' of 'new zealand'. R.P.S. (N.Z.) Certificate (2017). S.G. 26, £7,000provenance:Dr. David Patterson, April 2019Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Pin-Roulette 10 at Nelson1d. dull orange with roulettes on three sides and neatly cancelled "15" at Nelson; some minor thins though of good appearance. S.G. 18 group, £6,000provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Pin-Roulette 10 at Nelson1d. dull orange, good colour and with roulettes intact on three sides and partially so at foot, cancelled "15" at Nelson; a couple of natural vertical paper creases and the upper right corner nearly detached and replaced, otherwise sound and an attractive example of this rare stamp. B.P.A. Certificate (1990). S.G. 18 group, £6,000provenance:"Chalon", February 1989H. Gordon Kaye, April 1991Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Pin-Roulette 10 at Nelson2d. blue, horizontal pair which has been severed and rejoined with hinge, horizontal roulettes misplaced and with closed tears just above these roulettes, nevertheless rare. Odenweller Certificate (1997). S.G. 19, £7,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Pin-Roulette 10 at Nelson6d. brown, roulettes on all four sides, the upper horizontal roulettes falling within the design, lightly cancelled; a few thins nevertheless an attractive example of this rare stamp. Odenweller Certificate (1997). S.G. 20, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Pin-Roulette 10 at Nelson6d. brown, roulettes on three sides and imperf at top, lightly cancelled by "15" at Nelson; very small thin otherwise a good example of this rare stamp. S.G. 20, £4,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.

(x) New ZealandPrinted in Auckland by J. RichardsonThe Trial Separations Pin-Roulette 8 at Nelson6d. brown with roulettes on all sides, neatly cancelled "15" at nelson; some minor thinning though an attractive example of this very rare provisional perforation. R.P.S. Certificate (1940). S.G. 20, £4,500provenance:Joseph Hackmey, May 2010Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.
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2£4,000
3£5,800
4£4,200
5£4,200
6£4,100
7£2,100
8£5,500
9£3,200
10£2,800
LotPrice
11Unsold
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16£6,500
17£4,200
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20£750
LotPrice
21£10,000
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LotPrice
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50£300
51£270
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101Unsold
102£500
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112Unsold
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161Unsold
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182Unsold
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