Tag: new zealand

September 13th, 2014

We are still adding plenty of stamps to our inventory.  Worthwhile Canada material, both mint and used is always being added.  British Empire and Commonwealth, very popular areas for us, have been added to extensively.  For these areas British Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand lead the way.  Mint and used stamps from France are also …

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May 1st, 2014

As one month closes and another begins we find ourselves with plenty of new items that bear reporting.  The past couple of weeks have seen us putting a major push on putting better Canada into our inventory.  Used Pence and Cents issues plus quality mint and used material from the period of later Victoria.  More …

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Chic Chalon — Weekly Feature #456

Young Victoria Head by Chalon Three Pence lilac watermarked large star.  Used with full to large margins.  There is a light ink mark at left.  A Very Fine example of the provisional imperforates from this printing ex. Joseph Hackney.  Catalogue value shown is from Scott for an imperforate pair.  Stanley Gibbons #118a. (catalogue £1900,00 for …

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Mixed Marginal – Weekly Feature #434

1904 1d. ‘Commerce’ allegorical issue with mixed perfs in a marginal block of four.  This item is row 9-10 positions 19-20 with perf. 14 horizontal perforations which were officially patched on the back with one strip, then reperforated 11 on the middle and bottom, leaving double perfs in the bottom margin of 11 as well …

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Delightful Destination — Weekly Feature #395

Delightful Destination

DELIGHTFUL DESTINATION The first European colonists arrived in New Zealand in 1840. Only 16 years later the islands had effective self-government. This early letter to New Zealand was mailed from Bath on June 3 1856 and endorsed “Australian Mail / June 3 / 56.” It must have been in a closed bag because there is …

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