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Lot# 843 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 843 New Zealand

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    'Y' Roulette at Nelson 1862 (June): 2 d. deep blue, Plate I, a fine used example in a rich shade used on cover to Wellington tied by numeral "15" obliterator in black, superb strike, with Nelson despatch cds on reverse (June 11) and front with Wellington arrival cds (June 15). Cover ironed but fresh and very fine, an exceedingly scarce stamp on letter. Certs. RPSNZ (1987), BPA (2007) Gi = £ 2'000 off cover.rnProvenance: Collection Charles Lathrop Pack, Harmers, New York, Dec 1944, lot 1437.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,000.00 CHF