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Lot# 1617 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 1617 New Zealand

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    Rouletted 7 at Auckland 1862 (May): 3 d. brown-lilac, fine used examples (2) with large margins all round and showing the rouletting clearly, used on 1863 cover to Portsmouth cancelled by "1" numeral obliterators of Auckland in black. Reverse with Auckland despatch cds (June 1) and Portsmouth arrival cds (Aug 19) in black. The stamps lifted for checking and replaced. A rare usage and particularly fine stamps. Cert. BPA (1993) Gi = £ 1'600+ off cover.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF