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Lot# 864 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 864 New Zealand

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    1864/71: 1 d. carmine-vermilion, 3 d.lilac, pair of 6 d. red-brown and 1 s. yellow-green all used on 1868 mourning envelope at double rate from Balclutha to Bourges, France sent via Panama at 2/4d. rate, all tied by "019" numeral obliterators in black with manuscript '1/-' credit in red ink on front. Reverse, part flap missing, with Balclutha despatch cds (Sept 30), Dunedin cds (Oct 1) and Bourges arrival (Nov 27). Envelope imperfections but a spectacular four colour franking and very rare. Cert. RPSL (2006).rnProvenance: Collection John Woolfe, Spink, Oct 2006, lot 308.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200.00 CHF