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Lot No. 486

Auction No. 29
Category World
    Collections, Accumulations and Selections
Est. $1000
Status SOLD $1000



New Zealand Proofs collection in black leaved Lighthouse stockbook with slipcase. Starts with 1d Universal, ½d KEVII in black pairs on card, KGV 1d Admiral in issued colour & pair on card followed by blocks of 4 1d Dominion in black on wmkd paper, 6d small kiwi in black & 1d Terrace in rosy-mauve both on unwmkd paper. The 2d Pembroke Peak block of 6 in lake brown, KGV unwmkd ½d pair & block on Bristol card in green plus black pairs of ½d, 1½d (2), 3d & blocks (2) of 4 x 3d on gummed & wmkd paper. Also 3d black pair & blocks (3) of 4 & 2d & 3d in recess pairs with 6d & 8d in blocks before 1½d in corner block of 8 with "July 1917" in m/s in margin. Finally, ½d vertical booklet plate block with 6 above & 12 below gutter all in black, 1920 Victory of 6 in gummed MUH pairs in issued colours plus 1/- block MUH in brown-orange, KGVI ½d orange-brown & 1d green in wmkd marginal blocks. Noted QEII ½d, 1½d, 2d "small figures" & 2d, 4d "large figures" blocks on card in issued colours & 3d Govt Life (1947) in wmkd block plus 5 diff Health pairs on wmkd paper in issued colours. An amazing lot, fine throughout & all are imperforate proofs. Finishes with 5 photo proofs of the 1940 1d, 2d, 2½d, 7d & 9d Centenary commems. (52 multiples, incl photo proofs)