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 origin/destination
|Estimate: $400 ||Realised Price : $650|
1891 (27 Apr) inwards use of Brazil 80r Postal Card (minor blemishes) from Rio de Janeiro to New Zealand, handstamped 'NOT/TRANSMISSIBLE/TO' and 'D.H.', sent back to Rio de Janeiro 18 Jun, re-sent 5 Aug 1891 and finally delivered to Wellington 10 Oct 1891. Extraordinary origin/destination
|Estimate: $200 ||Realised Price : $150|
1905 (23 Feb) use of KEVII 1d Lettercard uprated with ½d and 1d used to Russia, backstamps of Havelock and Lirvina. Scarce and exotic destination
1915 (14 Jul) Army stationery cover (roughly opened) from Malcolm Ross, Official War Correspondent, N.Z. Government, stationed at Imbros Island, Gallipoli, to his wife in London, Headquarters F.P.O. datestamp, boxed Censor No.2225 handstamp
1936 roughly opened cover to Sydney via New Zealand with Auckland 24 Oct 36 cds, endorsed 'SUNDAY ISLAND MAIL/No Stamps Available/Per Aux Ketch 'YVONNE''
|Estimate: $100 ||Realised Price : $75|
1938 (27 Nov) 'Calpurnia' crash cover England to Dunedin, two-line cachet in violet 'RECEIVED IN DAMAGED CONDITION/EX FLYING BOAT CALPURNIA'
|Estimate: $150 ||Realised Price : $115|
1949 (16 May) airmail cover (creases) to England bearing KGV 1/- and 6d tied by 'RAOUL ISLAND/KERMEDEC ISLANDS' cds, endorsed by postmaster at left. Unusual
|Estimate: $80 ||Realised Price : $60|
1954 (11 Jun) airmail cover to Cuba bearing 3/- and 1/6d tied by Nelson Bay datestamp. Exotic destination
1959 (3 Apr) inwards underpaid airmail cover Zanzibar to N.Z. bearing 5c, 10c, 25c, 35c and 50c, endorsed in blue crayon 'T110c' and circled 'TO PAY/DOUBLE DEFICIENT POSTAGE', mss. '2/3', ordinary adhesives 1/- pair and 3d affixed and cancelled on arrival