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1987 $4.00, 40 Blue Duck booklet joined pair (four Kiwis) with imprint.
CP W23a(X), SG SB45.
British Antarctic Territory (BAT). 1963/69 set of 16.
Lightly hinged mint.
SG 1/15a.
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.
Papua New Guinea. 1994 21t on 80t Shells provisional surcharge. UHM. SG 734.
1959 4/- booklet. All panes have upright watermarks.
CP W7d, SG SB22.
KGVI. 1d green Official. UHM single. Overprinted 'Amostra' (Specimen) by a member country of the UPU. Few Official stamps were so overprinted (especially with 'Amostra'). Gum tone. VERY SCARCE.
FFQ Chalon. 6d blue perf 12. Used manuscript cancel).
Christmas. 1995 mini-sheet and phoncard in original pack. The mini-sheet was only available in this limited edition pack with the phonecard.
5/- 1st Side Face.
Fine used.
Superbly centred
(rare for this stamp).
A premium example (the best we have seen in a very long time).
CP C8a, SG 186.
Stereoscopic Cards and Post Cards. Eagle & Main. 2002. 39 pages. Listing (with some photos) of 750+ 'New Zealand Graphic Series' cards.
1998 NZ Post Office Cancel & Postmark Guide ("Wooders"). 60+ pages of photos & descriptions plus ratings (1-10) for all known NZ postmarks, manuscripts etc.
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.
N.Z. Routes and Rates to 1874'. Volumes 1-5 by Gerald Ellott. 300+ pages plus full index.
'NZ Postal Stationery Catalogue. Part 2 - Lettercards' 2001. Robert Samuel.
'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.
'South Africa's Sub-Antarctic & Antarctic Weather Stations. 1947-1990'. Mark Jurisich.
'A Postal History of Italian Antarctic Expeditions. 1957-95' Mark Jurisich.

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