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Sale 1143 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, Featuring The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 November, 2016

Category — New Britain thru New Zealand

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3500
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3500, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW BRITAIN, 1914, 2p on 10pf Carmine, "1" for "I" (3a; SG 3a), NEW BRITAIN, 1914, 2p on 10pf Carmine, "1" for "I" (3a; SG 3a)NEW BRITAIN, 1914, 2p on 10pf Carmine, "1" for "I" (3a; SG 3a). Well-centered, rich color, Simpsonhafen straight-line cancel, slight toning in the bottom margin, otherwise Very Fine, signed Holcombe and with 1974 B.P.A. certificate, SG £500

550
300
3501°
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3501, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW BRITAIN, 1914, 2sh on 2m Blue (28; SG 28), NEW BRITAIN, 1914, 2sh on 2m Blue (28; SG 28)NEW BRITAIN, 1914, 2sh on 2m Blue (28; SG 28). Position 2 from the Second Setting, well-centered, intensely rich color and a sharp detailed impression

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-SHILLING ON 2-MARK SECOND SETTING.

Total number issued for both spacings was between 57-75 stamps, this wide spacing is the scarcer, but in addition Gibbs considered the total number of mark values printed from the second setting to be very small, making this example even rarer.

Signed Champion. With 2003 Brandon certificate. SG £5,000

5,500
4,250
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3502°
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3502, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW BRITAIN, 1914, 5sh on 5m Slate & Carmine (42; SG 62), NEW BRITAIN, 1914, 5sh on 5m Slate & Carmine (42; SG 62)NEW BRITAIN, 1914, 5sh on 5m Slate & Carmine (42; SG 62). Position 3, relatively lightly hinged, vibrant colors, marvelously well-centered

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE KEY RARITIES OF NEW BRITAIN, WITH ONLY 30 PRINTED.

Our research reveals that most existing examples lack gum and/or have faults to some degree. This example is among the finest available

Signed Bloch and with 1979 B.P.A. certificate. SG £14,000.

14,000
11,000
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3503°
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3503, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW BRITAIN, 1915, 1sh on 1m Carmine, 5-1/2mm Spacing (64; SG 64n), NEW BRITAIN, 1915, 1sh on 1m Carmine, 5-1/2mm Spacing (64; SG 64n)NEW BRITAIN, 1915, 1sh on 1m Carmine, 5-1/2mm Spacing (64; SG 64n). Lightly hinged, brilliant color, minor surface marks at top right (likely stray surcharge ink)

VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1915 ONE-SHILLING ON 1-MARK WITH 5-1/2mm SPACING.

With 1967 Hoffmann-Giesecke and 2014 B.P.A. certificates. SG £17,000

17,500
6,500
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3504
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3504, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1855-58, 1p Orange Red, 2p Blue (4-5; SG 4-5), NEW ZEALAND, 1855-58, 1p Orange Red, 2p Blue (4-5; SG 4-5)NEW ZEALAND, 1855-58, 1p Orange Red, 2p Blue (4-5; SG 4-5). Large margins to touching, 1p Row 11/3 with two small thins, 2p Row 11/4, each with re-entries showing doubling in places (also with photograph indicating where), both with barred "1" cancels, Fine, ex Hackmey, SG £2,300

2,475
275
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3505
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3505, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1858, 1sh Green on Blue Paper (6; SG 6), NEW ZEALAND, 1858, 1sh Green on Blue Paper (6; SG 6)NEW ZEALAND, 1858, 1sh Green on Blue Paper (6; SG 6). Full margins to just touching at top left, light grid cancel, Fine and rare, with 2015 Odenweller certificate, SG £3,750

4,750
800
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3506
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3506, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1858, 1p Orange, Soft Paper (7; SG 8), NEW ZEALAND, 1858, 1p Orange, Soft Paper (7; SG 8)NEW ZEALAND, 1858, 1p Orange, Soft Paper (7; SG 8). Unused (no gum), large margins to clear at bottom, bright color, thin at top and minute edge nicks just touching design, Fine appearance, ex Hackmey, with 1993 Holcombe certificate, SG £3,250

3,500
600
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3507
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3507, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1858, 1p Orange, Hard Paper (7; SG 8), NEW ZEALAND, 1858, 1p Orange, Hard Paper (7; SG 8)NEW ZEALAND, 1858, 1p Orange, Hard Paper (7; SG 8). Large to ample margins, unusually worn impression for this, fresh color, excellent strike of Nelson Dec. 11, 1860 circular datestamp, Very Fine and handsome, ex "Antipodes" and Hackmey, with 1988 Holcombe certificate, SG £750

825
700
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3508
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3508, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1858, 2p Deep Ultramarine (8g; SG 8a), NEW ZEALAND, 1858, 2p Deep Ultramarine (8g; SG 8a)NEW ZEALAND, 1858, 2p Deep Ultramarine (8g; SG 8a). Horizontal strip of three, large margins to touching mostly at bottom, cancelled by barred "12" of Petre on 1858 cover to King's Lynn, England, Petre departure, Wellington transit and Lynn arrival backstamps, red "Ship Letter" straight-line handstamp, stamps with some trivial soiling (not mentioned on certificates), Fine, ex "DuBois" and Hackmey, with 1996 Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand and 2006 Odenweller certificates as Deep Ultramarine, with 2007 R.P.S. certificate as "Deep Dull Blue", regardless of either shade, a strip on cover is extremely rare

E. 500-750
800
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3509, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1859, 6p Brown, Soft Paper (9; SG 13), NEW ZEALAND, 1859, 6p Brown, Soft Paper (9; SG 13)NEW ZEALAND, 1859, 6p Brown, Soft Paper (9; SG 13). Large part original gum, h.r., full margins to just touching at top, slightly toned and small thin, Fine appearance, a rare original gum example of this classic, ex Hackmey, with 1995 B.P.A. and 2007 B.P.A. certificates, SG £2,750

3,000
600
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3510
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3510, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1859, 6p Pale Brown, Hard Paper (9h; SG 14), NEW ZEALAND, 1859, 6p Pale Brown, Hard Paper (9h; SG 14)NEW ZEALAND, 1859, 6p Pale Brown, Hard Paper (9h; SG 14). Mostly large to ample margins, deep rich color, centrally struck barred "17" cancel of Christchurch, Very Fine, ex Hackmey, SG £300

325
275
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3511
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3511, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1861, 1sh Blue Green, Soft Paper (10; SG 17), NEW ZEALAND, 1861, 1sh Blue Green, Soft Paper (10; SG 17)NEW ZEALAND, 1861, 1sh Blue Green, Soft Paper (10; SG 17). Large to full margins, incredibly fresh shade, neat barred "5" cancel of Bluff Harbor, minute thin at top right, Very Fine appearance, ex Hackmey, with 1995 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,800

2,000
600
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3512
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3512, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1863, 1p Carmine Vermilion (11d; SG 35), NEW ZEALAND, 1863, 1p Carmine Vermilion (11d; SG 35)NEW ZEALAND, 1863, 1p Carmine Vermilion (11d; SG 35). Large part original gum, large to full margins all around, incredibly rich shade, certificate notes "staining at top" which is quite harsh, Very Fine, ex Hackmey, with 1991 Holcombe certificate, SG £450

500
400
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3513
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3513, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1963, 3p Railway, Blue (Sky) Omitted (362a; SG 818a), NEW ZEALAND, 1963, 3p Railway, Blue (Sky) Omitted (362a; SG 818a)NEW ZEALAND, 1963, 3p Railway, Blue (Sky) Omitted (362a; SG 818a). Mint N.H., marvelously fresh, Very Fine, SG £550

550
350
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3514, New Britain thru New ZealandNEW ZEALAND, 1931, 35sh Yellow, Cowan Paper (AR62; SG F161), NEW ZEALAND, 1931, 35sh Yellow, Cowan Paper (AR62; SG F161)NEW ZEALAND, 1931, 35sh Yellow, Cowan Paper (AR62; SG F161). Well-centered, brilliant color on immaculate white paper, a few trivial gum adhesions

VERY FINE. A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS KEY POSTAL-FISCAL.

SG £5,500

6,000
3,000
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