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    REST OF THE WORLD, NEW ZEALAND, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 791
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $750

    1853 (28th Mar) entire letter Port Victoria to England 'per "Tasmania"', manuscript rated '8' and charged '2', with very fine and largely complete strike of 'PAID AT PORT VICTORIA NEW ZEALAND' Crowned-Circle handstamp in red, arrival datestamps on reverse

     

    Lot 792
    Estimate: $400T

    1853 (29th Apr) envelope Wellington to London 'p Stately', manuscript rated '8' and charged '2', with very clear strike of 'PAID AT WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND' Crowned-Circle handstamp, arrival datestamp on reverse

     

    Lot 793
    Estimate: $800T Realised Price : $600

    1854 (Mar) inwards cover from India sent after the relief of Lucknow bearing 4a, mss. 'Paid' and framed 'INDIA/PAID' in red, missent to Victoria where double-oval 'MISSENT TO/MELBOURNE/VICTORIA' in red applied, cancelled on arrival at Auckland, minor ageing

     

    Lot 794
    Estimate: $500T

    1859 (27th Dec) cover Auckland to Leeds, England bearing 1857-63 6d pale brown (3 margins, tiny abrasion top left corner), Leeds datestamp 12th Mar 1860 applied on arrival, where re-addressed to Harrogate and large '1d' struck in black. Fine

     

    Lot 795
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    1861 (9th Aug) part entire Wellington to France 'per Marseilles', handstamped '10' and manuscript charged '6', with very fine strike of 'PAID AT WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND' Crowned-Circle Handstamp, arrival datestamps on front and reverse

     

    Lot 796
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $230

    1861 (30th Dec) cover Ahuriri to London 'via Marseilles' bearing 1857-63 6d pale brown vertical pair - margins in places, paying oz rate. 'London PAID' cds applied on arrival 15th Mar 1862, minor faults

     

    Lot 797
    Estimate: $850 Realised Price : $725

    1862 wreck cover to Lincoln, England still bearing 6d Chalon franking and original contents which have badly affected by sea-water, together with OHMS "ambulance" envelope with very fine framed 'Saved from the wreck of/the Colombo.' in black and arrival datestamp. Rare survivors (2)

     

    Lot 798
    Estimate: $500T

    1862 (6th Feb) cover to Calcutta with datestamps of Lylleton and Christchurch with mss. '6', on arrival re-addressed to London and franked with 2a and 4a, framed 'INDIA/PAID' in red and arrival datestamp

     

    Lot 799
    Estimate: $3,500T Realised Price : $2,700

    1863 (25th Sep) cover from Tasmania to Decaan India via Bombay, address misread and sent to N.Z. where 'MISSENT/TO/DUNEDIN' within red circle was applied, various transit and arrival backstamps, minor cover faults on reverse only. Only one other example of this 'Missent' marking recorded

     

    Lot 800
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $340

    1864 (13th Feb) open-out cover Christchurch to North Wales 'via Marseilles' bearing imperf 2d pale blue (4 margins) and three 6d red-brown (3-4 margins) paying the 1oz rate, tied by Christchurch duplex. Holywell arrival cds 13th Apr 1864 on front. Attractive

     

    Lot 801
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $1,150

    1864 (18th Jul) cover Invercargill to USA bearing imperf 1864 2d pale blue (2, both 4 margins) and 6d pair (cut into at top). London arrival cds 20th Sep 1864 and '16 CENTS' struck in red, with '5 N.YORK Am. PKT' cds struck in black. Very fine

     

    Lot 802
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    1864 (10th Dec) backstamped cover locally addressed at Akaroa bearing 2d Blue (re-entry), manuscript 'Missent to Lylleton' where datestamp was applied 11.12.64, minor ageing. Scarce local use

     

    Lot 803
    Estimate: $750T Realised Price : $575

    1865 (18th Jan) cover Invercargill to New York 'via Marseilles' bearing 1864-67 6d red-brown strip of three (damaged at top), tied by '21' in bars. London 'PAID' cds struck in red and '5 N.YORK Am. PKT' struck in black, manuscript 'Due 5c' in blue. Somewhat fragile and with part back flap missing

     

    Lot 804
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $250

    1865 (14th Nov) cover to London endorsed 'Pr Mail Steamer' bearing 6d Red-Brown (2), tied by indistinct barred cancels, 'LONDON/PAID' arrival datestamp, flap faults. Attractive

     

    Lot 805
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $600

    1865 (7th Nov) registered cover-front Wellington to England bearing 1864-67 6d brown pair and single, cancelled with unrecorded manuscript '9' and cross. Faint 'REGISTERED' handstamp and manuscript 'Registered 1424'. A scarce survivor

     

    Lot 806
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $675

    1866 (19th Jan) cover Hokitika to Wick, Scotland 'per Gothenburg to Melbourne thence per R.M.S. via Marseilles', bearing 1864-67 2d pale blue pair and 3d lilac pair (one damaged) paying the oz rate. 'RPO' in circle struck on front and Wick arrival datestamp 17th Mar 1866 on reverse. Cover with part flap missing, otherwise very fine appearance

     

    Lot 807
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $525

    1866 (20th Jul) cover Dunedin to United States bearing 1864-67 2d deep blue and 1/- green, tied by large 'O' in bars, Panama transit cds and N.Y. Steamship 10 (10 cents to pay) on front. Faults at base and 'via Marseilles' notation excised at top as sent by Panama route

     

    Lot 808
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $1,150

    1866 (20th Jul) slightly reduced cover Dunedin to Edinburgh 'via Marseilles' bearing 1864-67 6d brown and scarce 4d rose paying the oz rate, tied by Dunedin duplex, Edinburgh arrival datestamp 15th Sep 1866 on reverse. Attractive and rare franking

     

    Lot 809
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $650

    1866 (20th Sep) cover Dunedin to London bearing 1864-67 6d red-brown tied by Dunedin duplex, superb 'TOO LATE' handstamp struck in black, with London arrival cds in red on front and reverse. Very fine

     

    Lot 810
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $1,150

    1867 (29th Mar) registered cover-front to Switzerland bearing 1864-67 2d blue and 1/- yellow-green pairs, creasing through adhesives and manuscript cancelled, oval 'REGISTERED LONDON 27 MY 67' struck in red, Calais Ambulant cds and 'CHARGE' struck in black. Attractive and a desirable destination

     

    Lot 811
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $1,150

    1867 (27th Jun) cover Lyttleton to Canada via London, bearing 1864-67 1/- yellow-green tied by 'C2' in bars, sent through St Thomas, Dutch West Indies (10th Sep transit cds on reverse), rated '8' and charged '4' in manuscript, crossed through on arrival and charged '13'. Very fine and a rare routing to Canada. 1988 Holcombe cert

     

    Lot 812
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    1867 (6th Jul) cover to London endorsed 'Pr Mail Steamer' bearing 6d Red-Brown, tied by barred 'C' of Christchurch with datestamp alongside, mss. 'pd' and 'LONDON/PAID' arrival datestamp

     

    Lot 813
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $170

    1867 (8th Nov) entire letter Wellington to London 'Per "Ruahine" Via Panama' bearing 1864-67 6d red-brown tied by Wellington duplex. 'LONDON/PAID/30 DE 67' struck in red and arrival cds struck in black on reverse. Very fine

     

    Lot 814
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $230

    1868 (18th Apr) cover Lyttleton to Maine, USA 'via Panama' bearing 1864-67 6d red-brown. 'N.Y STEAMSHIP/JUN 13/10' (10 cents to pay) struck in black and unframed Lyttleton cds on reverse. Attractive and very fine

     

    Lot 815
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    1868 (7th Dec) flapless cover Wellington to Ireland 'via Panama', bearing 1864-67 6d red-brown tied by Wellington duplex, Ennis arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 816
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    1869 (27th Feb) cover Wellington to Wanganui bearing 1864-67 2d deep blue tied by Wellington duplex, arrival cds on reverse. Several tears and part flap missing on reverse, very fine appearance on front

     

    Lot 817
    Estimate: $400T

    1870 (24th Jan) cover Dunedin to Nova Scotia bearing damaged 1864-67 1/- yellow-green tied by 'C' in bars, Halifax and Wallace N.S. handstamps on reverse, slightly soiled, nevertheless a rare destination

     

    Lot 818
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    1871 (30th Jan) cover Timaru to London 'v. San Francisco' bearing 1864-67 6d brown, tied by '5' in bars, Christchurch transit cds on reverse and London 'PAID' 3rd Apr 1871 struck on front. Fine

     

    Lot 819
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $550

    1871 (31st Aug) cover Auckland to London bearing 2d Chalon (3) cancelled by diamond '1', paying standard oz rate via San Francisco on the second American-Australian Line under British flag service, London arrival datestamp in red

     

    Lot 820
    Estimate: $2,000T Realised Price : $1,500

    1872 (11th Mar) flapless cover Invercargill to Harbour Grace, Newfoundland via San Francisco and Windsor, bearing 2d Vermilion (4) paying 8d oz rate via San Francisco (backstamped), handstruck '5' and 'MORE-TO-PAY' applied at Windsor for single inland rate, transit and arrival backstamps

     

    Lot 821
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $600

    1873 (23rd Aug) cover-front Dunedin to Tasmania bearing 1d brown (2), manuscript 'Def 1d' applied in error and crossed out, together with handstruck 'DETAINED/FOR/(1d in mss.)/POSTAGE' '783' manuscript applied in accordance with regulation 31'

     

    Lot 822
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $420

    1873 (18th Dec) opened-out cover to Illinois bearing 3d Lilac block of 4 folded over both sides of cover, cancelled by Greymouth and Hokitika datestamps together with manuscript 'C' of Crowadun, London paid transit in red, mss. '2d', handstruck '2/CENTS' in red, Chicago arrival cds. Unusually paid for the Brindisi route though not endorsed and sent via Suez

     

    Lot 823
    Estimate: $10,000T Realised Price : $8,500

    1874 Commercial cover San Francisco to Victoria bearing 10c strip of three (one trimmed perfs), sent via New Zealand where unframed 'NEW ZEALAND/SHIP LETTER' applied (second "A" of ZEALAND small -McNaught type II), Auckland and Melbourne backstamps, minor ageing on reverse. A spectacular item and almost certainly a unique usage Provenance: Ex Marcel Stanley

     

    Lot 824
    Estimate: $800T Realised Price : $600

    1880 cover Melbourne to Dunedin bearing Victoria 2d cancelled by barred 'IS', handstruck '2' applied at Invercargill together with framed 'LOOSE LETTER', mss. 'Missent to Oamaru, backstamps of Invercargill, Oamaru and Dunedin

     

    Lot 825
    Estimate: $125

    1892-1905 cover group comprising 1892 Reefton to Christchurch bearing 2d, 1895 Christchurch to USA bearing 2d + d, 1898 Auckland to USA bearing 2d, 1904 PPC Wellington to Scotland bearing 1d and 1905 Invercargill to Newfoundland bearing 1d, mixed condition (5 items)

     

    Lot 826
    Estimate: $7,500T Realised Price : $5,750

    1895 (23rd Feb) cover Great Britain to Danish West Indies, with very rare unframed 'MISSENT TO/NEW ZEALAND' struck in black, backstamps of San Francisco, New York and Frederiksted. Small faults, including repaired tear at top, do not detract. Only two other examples of this handstamp are recorded (both on part fronts). A desirable exhibition item

     

    Lot 827
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $1,150

    1900 (6th Aug) inwards cover via Brindisi Switzerland to Sydney bearing 1900 U.P.U. set cancelled at Bern, mis-sorted and framed 'MISSENT TO/INVERCARGILL' applied in N.Z., transit and arrival backstamps

     

    Lot 828
    Estimate: $350

    1916 (31st Aug) cover printed for 'N.Z. GOVERNMENT INSURANCE DEPARTMENT.' used to Hamilton bearing Life Insurance stamps d and 1d tied by Auckland cds

     

    Lot 829
    Estimate: $125T

    1951 (27th Nov) airmail cover from Whitanaga to Pitcairn Island bearing 1d (2) + 2d (2) tied by Whitanga cds's, double-circled arrival datestamp of '4.JAN.52'

     

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