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Paul Wales and Elaine Bruce of Classic Stamps Ltd
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1987 50th Anniversary of RNZAF. 70 in block of six with grossly misplaced perfs. Spectacular.
CP S358a(Z).
KGV 1d Field Marshall Official. Perf 14. Mint and used singles with very misplaced overprints. CP KO15a, SG O111.
1957 set of Ross Dependency stamps on registered cover Signed by Hillary and 21 others (full list in scan 2). Posted by John Claydon (pilot on expedition) to his father. RARE.
5/- Arms Official (vertical overprint). Fine used (Wellington, 22 March 1938) block of four.
Only the second used block of four we have handled.
CP ZO33a, SG O113.
1884 Registered Stationery Envelope (Samuel EA.1b) with 1935 4d used (1 May 1935 - 1st day for the 4d stamp).
Very late usage of the stationery envelope.
Australia Postal Stationery. 4d KGV registered cover. Used Hobart (24 Feb 1920) to Launceston (B/S. 25 Feb 1920). ACSC RE9. VERY SCARCE.
FFQ Chalon. 6d red-brown. 'NZ' wmk. Superb very fine used (face clear) part Otahuhu (Maori Wars cancel). 3 margins. Strong colour.
SG 99.
Catalogue value $2,500.
Falkland Islands.
1948 Silver Wedding.
UHM corner blocks of four. SG 166.
2012 Ross Dependency, Antarctic, CPS100 imperforate pair of mini-sheets with printer's imprint. RARE. Only one master sheet of 20 mini-sheets was released with this pair being the only one with the imprint.
'NZ Postal Stationery Catalogue. Part 2 - Lettercards' 2001. Robert Samuel.
'NZ Postal Stationery Catalogue. Part 1 - Postcards' 1988. Robert Samuel. Covers 1876-1980.
'NZ Postal Stationery Catalogue. Part 4 - Post Office Envelopes' 1993. Robert Samuel.
'A Postal History of Ross Dependency, 1955-77'.
Mark Jurisich.
187 pages. 400+ photos.
'South Africa's Sub-Antarctic & Antarctic Weather Stations. 1947-1990'. Mark Jurisich.
'Postmarks of Argentine Antarctic Bases'. 2001.
Mark Jurisich/Kevin Brown.
27 pages.

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