|Stamps - Queen Victoria - Chalons|
|Realisation Price||325.00 USD|
Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions / The Dr. David Patterson Collection of New Zealand - 27/04/2019 / 1864-71 Chalon Issues, Wmk. Large Star - 3d-4d Issues / Lot 6368
New Zealand, 1865, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 4d rose, perf 12½. Large Star watermark, horizontal pair , cancelled by "Auckland, JA 17" duplex, well-centered for this elusive stamp which is so often encountered off-center, brilliant strong color; small scissor-cut top left, still Extremely Fine and rare pair. Scott No. 34. Campbell Paterson No. A4a (1). SG No. 119; £500 as singles ($660). Provenance: "Chalon", Christie's Robson Lowe, February 1989, lot 347.