NEW ZEALAND 1913 SGL24/31 btwn Specimen

Stock Code: P178013292

Life Insurance. 1913(-37) redrawn "Lighthouse" ½d green, 1d carmine, 2d bright purple, 3d yellow-brown, 6d carmine-pink, De la Rue paper, the original set of 5 values in horizontal strips of three, tied to ledger piece from the Madagascar UPU archive by four strikes (two complete) of the distinctive large circular "POSTES ET TELEGRAPHS / COLLECTION DE BERNE / MADAGASCAR" receiving H/S in red. A unique and stunning item, with lovely fresh colours. [N.B. All New Zealand stamps were circulated by the UPU without any "SPECIMEN" opt. Such examples can therefore only be identified in the rare instances where receiving handstamps were applied, as here.]


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NEW ZEALAND 1913 SGL24/31 btwn Specimen - £1,100.00

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