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KGV Stationery Envelope. Samuel CD.3a. Used cut-out with superb offset of die (Die 1B). RARE.
KGV Recess Official. 8d. Fine used block of four (4 Dec 1923). CP KO10d, SG O103. Exhibition piece and worth a premium. RARE.
Australia Postal Stationery. 4d KGV registered cover. Used Hobart (24 Feb 1920) to Launceston (B/S. 25 Feb 1920). ACSC RE9. VERY SCARCE.
British Antarctic Territory (BAT). 1963/69 set of 16.
Lightly hinged mint.
SG 1/15a.
1902 Pictorials. 6d red large, perf 11, with the 'Abnormal [upright] watermark'. Fiscally used (as all we have seen are). The watermark is plainly visible. CP E14f, SG 312ab. Catalogue value for postally used $6,000 +GST. RARE.
1971 4 on 2. Photograuvre O/P.
UHM block with six stamps having the red part omitted.
CP P30a(Y).
Nauru. 1916/23 10/- Seahorses. LHM. Well centred. Light tone on one perf. SG 23.

1935 Pictorials. 5d in the rare cobalt shade. Mint. CP L8f, SG 584ca.

Falkland Islands.
1948 Silver Wedding.
UHM corner blocks of four. SG 166.
1988 $4, 40 Brown Kiwi booklet. 1 Kiwi.
CP W28a(Y), SG SB51.
1959 4/- booklet. All panes have upright watermarks.
CP W7d, SG SB22.
Stereoscopic Cards and Post Cards. Eagle & Main. 2002. 39 pages. Listing (with some photos) of 750+ 'New Zealand Graphic Series' cards.
1898 Pictorials. 5/-. London print. Fine used (Riverton, 30 NO ??). Well centred. A Premium copy. CP E21a, SG 259. Scarce in this superb condition. Catalogue value $1,750 +GST.
"An Exhibition Display of New Zealand Stamps with Perforated Initials" (Perfins). By R.D. Samuel. Shows all 8 frames of Samuel's exhibit. Important for perfin collectors.
'The Mails of North Canterbury' John Slattery (1980). 192 Pages with many maps, lists and location of offices and officials.
'NZ Postal Stationery Catalogue. Part 1 - Postcards' 1988. Robert Samuel. Covers 1876-1980.
Literature. Complete list of Trans-Pacific Mail Steamers with NZ Marine PO's (1923-1938).
'A Postal History of Campbell Island' 1907-2001. Mark Jurisich.

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