Rouletted 7 at Auckland 1862 (May): 1 s. green, a used example with full roulettes at right and partial at top and at base, with 1864/71 6 d. brown perf. 12½, tied to registered cover to Portsmouth, UK by numeral "7" obliterators in black. Straight line REGISTERED in red at right and manuscript '4' credit marking in red crayon. Reverse with Wellington cds (Feb 2) and Portsmouth arrival (April 19) in black. Some staining removed but an attractive and very scarce roulette / perf. mixed issue franking. Cert. Holcombe (1988).rnProvenance: Collection "Antipodes", Corinphila sale 79, Sept 1988, lot 3406.