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    Lot 345
    Estimate: $800

    1878 (4 Apr) use of 25c Envelope uprated with 50c Seated Helvetia used from Geneva to 'Greymouth/New Zealand/(Australie)', oval cachet of Museum of Natural History, reverse with backstamps of Brindisi, Sydney, Christchurch and Greymouth, roughly opened at top and flap faults. Amazing and rare destination


    Lot 346
    Estimate: $100

    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 347
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $280

    1899 Forgery of Pigeongram 1/- 'GREAT BARRIER ISLAND/SPECIAL POST' blue on white, affixed to small mourning cover and cancelled with violet handstamp. Very rare


    Lot 348
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1908 (4 Jan) PPC to Fiji bearing d Mt Cook tied by squared-circle Timaru datestamp, magenta circled 'TO PAY' and initialled, Suva oval cds


    Lot 349
    Estimate: $150

    1916 (2, one registered) and 1920 covers to Denmark with 'PASSED BY THE/MILITARY CENSOR/N.Z.' cachets, one in green with circled 'T/20/CENTIMES' and 1939 airmail cover bearing 4/- Arms (4)


    Lot 350
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1916 (15 Mar) roughly opened cover to Essex showing superb strike of framed 'Posted by a New/Zealand wounded/Soldier at The New/Zealand Military/Hospital/Walton-on-Thames' in violet with corresponding datestamp


    Lot 351
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1925 (27 Nov) cover used locally to Huntly bearing 1d Dunedin Exhibition tied by 'VISIT THE BIG EXHIBITION' slogan machine cancel


    Lot 352
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1926 (23 Mar) cover to Sierra Leone bearing 1d Dunedin Exhibition, Liverpool transit cds and Freetown arrival backstamp, minor toning. Unusual example of printed matter rate to an exotic destination


    Lot 353
    Estimate: $300

    1931 (10 Dec) commercial use of 2d Smiling Boy on roughly opened cover to England tied by Auckland Health slogan cancel, endorsed 'Per R.M.S. 'Niagara'/Via Vancouver. Scarce


    Lot 354
    Estimate: $800

    1933 (26 Mar) illustrated advertising cover flown Waipapakauri - Sydney on the "Southern Cross" following repairs after the crash at New Plymouth, signed by pilot Kingsford Smith, minor soiling, AAMC 299


    Lot 355
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $210

    1938 (27 Sep) Insurance Dept. envelope used at Wanganui bearing 1d Life Insurance tied by slogan '1939 VISIT 1940/CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION' cancel. Attractive


    Lot 356
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1938 (27 Nov) "Calpurnia" crash cover England to Dunedin, two-line cachet in violet 'RECEIEVED IN DAMAGED CONDITION/EX FLYING BOAT CALPURNIA'


    Lot 357
    Estimate: $350

    Kermadec Islands: 1936 roughly opened cover to Sydney via New Zealand with Auckland 24 Oct 36 cds, endorsed at top 'SUNDAY ISLAND MAIL/No Stamps Available/Per Aux Ketch 'YVONNE''. Rare


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