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Lot# 1675 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 1675 New Zealand

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    1872/73: 6 d. pale blue, a horizontal pair with minor imperfections, used on 1872 cover from Waimea to Locarno, Switzerland tied by scarce capital "W" handstamps in black. Reverse showing Hokitika (Feb 16), Nelson (Feb 28) transits with Locarno arrival cds (May 17). Obverse with 'London / Paid' in red (May 13) and circular PD in red. '3' credit marking in red manuscript adjacent. A fresh and fine cover from the Goldfields. Cert. RPSL (2006).rnProvenance: Collection John Woolfe, Spink, Oct 2006, lot 397.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF