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Lot# 1650 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 1650 New Zealand

    1864/71: 2 d. deep blue, Plate II, variety Imperforate, a horizontal strip of three with large margins all round and just shaved at top of third stamp, first stamp with small inclusion, used on 1868 cover from Hokitika to Stroud, UK endorsed 'via Panama' tied by numeral "21" obliterators in black. Reverse with Hokitika cds (Jan 22), Christchurch transit cds (Feb 3) and Stroud arrival cds (March 30). London transit on obverse of a most attractive and scarce cover Gi = £ 2'250+ off cover.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF