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    REST OF THE WORLD, NEW ZEALAND, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 833
    Estimate: $600

    1857 (22 Jun) cover (flap tears from opening) Akaroa to U.K. prepaid '6' for long sea route, showing rare mss. 'Akaroa 22/6/57' and Postmaster's initials on reverse, Port Victoria transit and London arrival on front, Stafford and Salisbury datestamps on reverse curiously enhanced, apparently contemporaneously

     

    Lot 834
    Estimate: $75

    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 835
    Estimate: $150

    1902 and 1905 covers from N.S.W. to U.S., adhesives cancelled by fine strikes of Auckland 'LOOSE LETTER' (Hosking #2391) and 'PACKET BOAT' (#714), former from U.S. Consul Orlando H. Baker with autographed letter enclosed, latter a little soiled, backstamped Auckland, and San Francisco or Chicago, respectively

     

    Lot 836
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $625

    1909 (18 Aug) linen-backed cover portion bearing Moss meter machine 'DUNEDIN/ POSTAGE PAID' denominated 1/-, 3d and 1d (2), insufficiently franked and 1d stamps (17) added the following day. The 3d and 1/- impressions are particularly rare. Hawkins cat US$1200

     

    Lot 837
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $250

    1914 advertising cover for A & T Burt Ltd used Wellington to Germany bearing fine strikes of Moss meter 'WELLINGTON/1d/55/POSTAGE PAID' (2), Sydney datestamp (12 MY 14) and 'PAQUEBOT' (Hosking #690, late use), German handstamped and manuscript (tax) markings

     

    Lot 838
    Estimate: $350

    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

     

    Lot 839
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    1915 Parcel-wrapping bearing address label for The Carswell Company Ltd and remarkable franking of perfin 'W & T/W' Postal Fiscal 2/6d Grey-Brown, War Stamp opt d and KEVII 6d, tied by two strikes of oval 'WELLINGTON/24 NOV 1915/ PARCELS' datestamp, used to Washington where Parcel-Post tax was levied

     

    Lot 840
    Estimate: $100

    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', plus 1939 airmail cover bearing 4/- Arms (4 covers)

     

    Lot 841
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1935 (1 May) rare Neopost advertising meter cancel denominated d cover-front (and flap), Hawkins B8. Cat US$600

     

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