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Sale 1204 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, including the Angel Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 18-20 June, 2019

Category — Jamaica thru St. Helena

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
267
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 267, Jamaica thru St. HelenaNEW ZEALAND, 1865, 4p Yellow (35; SG 120), NEW ZEALAND, 1865, 4p Yellow (35; SG 120)NEW ZEALAND, 1865, 4p Yellow (35; SG 120). Horizontal pair, used with 1871, 2p Orange and 6p Blue (40-41; SG 133, 135), tied by "NZ Hokitika AU 28 73" and barred "C21" duplex datestamps on cover to Columbus, Ohio, Christchurch, London and New York transit datestamps, one 4p stamp with minor rubbing and corner crease of no consequence, faint overall aging to cover

VERY FINE AND RARE THREE-COLOR CHALON HEAD FRANKING USED FROM HOKITIKA TO THE UNITED STATES.

Hokitika is located on the west coast of the South Island. This township was founded in 1864 and served as the center for the West Coast Gold Rush. Just months after this cover was posted on Dec. 1, 1873, Hokitika became the capital of the short-lived province of Westland.

E. 3,000-4,000
3,000
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