1895 (11 AP) part registered cover (left half) from Rarotonga to Ip(swich), with 1892 1d black, VARIETY IMPERFORATE BETWEEN STAMP AND TOP MARGIN, and 2½d blue, each cancelled/tied by despatch cds (with another strike below) and showing violet dated registration cachet at left. Auckland transit backstamp of '23 AP 95'. Some perf tones, otherwise clean and attractive. A very rare and important item from the first issue. Possibly only one row of 6 existed with this variety.