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Paul Wales and Elaine Bruce of Classic Stamps Ltd
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1935 2d Official.
Perf 14 x 13.
Fine used plate block (1A) of four.
Reasonably well centred.
CP LO4b, SG O123.

Cat. value $400.
1980 Anniversary of 1st NZ stamps. Set of three in UHM strip with the black omitted.
With normal strip.
SG 1210ab.
AUCKLAND QUAY STREET (10 Aug 1908) cancel on 1d Boer War.
1d Universal ('Dot' plate). Coil strip of three ("Dickie" machine). UHM/LHM with roulette 9 and large holes each side and between. Scarce with both roulettes. A superb example. CP GS1a, SG 361(i).
1979 14 QEII Provisional. UHM block of four with inverted overprint. With normal (has very heavy overprint - double O/P??). CP PA31a(X). SG 1202b. Catalogue value $4,000.
Falkland Islands. 1966 2/- QEII Kelp Geese, De la Rue printing. UHM. SG 204a, Heijtz 134b. SCARCE. Catalogue value 700.
KGVI. 2d plate proof block of four. UHM. Watermarked (vertical mesh). SG 680.
2009 International Polar Year (Antarctic) mini-sheet overprinted (in silver) for the 2011 Centenary Stamp Exhibition ('CPS100'). UHM. SCARCE.
'New Zealand Antarctic Postal History to 1941'. Robert Duns. 110 pages with many photos. Covers mainly Scott and Shackleton. With Shirase,Davis, Carnegie, Byrd and Mawson to a lesser extent. Out of print and very scarce.
'A Postal History of The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58' (Mark Jurisich, FRPSNZ). 57 pages in full colour.
"The Great Exhibition Christchurch
1.11.1906 to 15.4.1907"
by Alexander de Kort. 96 pages about the stamps, postcards, postmarks, medals & souvenirs plus the exhibition planning etc.
'NZ Postal Stationery Catalogue. Part 2 - Lettercards' 2001. Robert Samuel.
'NZ Postal Stationery Catalogue. Part 1 - Postcards' 1988. Robert Samuel. Covers 1876-1980.

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