Sale 318

The "DuBois" Collection
of New Zealand Chalon Heads of 1855-1872

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Lot 2387

1d brown, perf 10x12½ (SG 128), horizontal pair, cancelled by "Picton" in circle of bars on 1872 (22 Aug.) envelope to Hokitika (29.8) via Nelson (23.8), envelope has light water staining, otherwise Fine 2d interprovincial rate cover. Campbell Paterson A1p(2).
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2388

2d vermilion perf 10 x 12½ and 6d pale blue perf 12½ (SG 130, 136), tied by Invercargill "S" duplex on 1872 (16 Jan.) envelope to Harbour Grace, Newfoundland (20.4) "via San Francisco" and St. John (20.4), small piece of cover and back flap missing at top left, Very Fine mixed perf franking at the 8d rate to Newfoundland via San Francisco, carried on the 10th trip of the New Zealand and Australia Mail Steamship Line "Nebraska" which left Auckland on 26 January. Campbell Paterson A2r, A5k(3).
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500

Expertization: signed Holcombe and 2006 Odenweller Certificate.

Provenance: Antipodes
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