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1948 New Zealand - 1948 O.H.M.S. envelope to the Armament Supply Officer, British Admiralty Stores, Toronto, Canada, bearing a 2d Official cancelled BIRKENHEAD 19 FE 48.
1948 New Zealand
1948 O.H.M.S. envelope to the Armament Supply Officer, British Admiralty Stores, Toronto, Canada, bearing a 2d Official cancelled BIRKENHEAD 19 FE 48.
£23.00
Reference: G2829

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1896 New Zealand - 1896 NEW ZEALAND TELEGRAPHIC MESSAGE envelope to Glasgow bearing a 2½d tied AUCKLAND 12 JU 96. A Glasgow JY 10 96 arrival c.d.s. is on the back.
1896 New Zealand
1896 'NEW ZEALAND TELEGRAPHIC MESSAGE' envelope to Glasgow bearing a 2½d tied AUCKLAND 12 JU 96. A Glasgow JY 10 96 arrival c.d.s. is on the back.
£175.00
Reference: K3166

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1904 New Zealand - 1904 envelope sent registered to Hobart, Tasmania (Tattersalls) bearing a pair of 2d cancelled CARTERTON 18 NO 04. A large violet Registered at /  Carterton N.Z. with the number 746 inserted by hand is at the lower left of the cover., on the back are Travelling P.O. / Inwards / Wellington – Napier 18 NO 04, Dunedin 19 NO and Hobart NO 24 04 transit and arrival cancels. Usual Tattersalls spike hole!
1904 New Zealand
1904 envelope sent registered to Hobart, Tasmania (Tattersall's) bearing a pair of 2d cancelled CARTERTON 18 NO 04. A large violet 'Registered at / Carterton N.Z.' with the number '746' inserted by hand is at the lower left of the cover., on the back are Travelling P.O. / Inwards / Wellington – Napier 18 NO 04, Dunedin 19 NO and Hobart NO 24 04 transit and arrival cancels. Usual Tattersall's spike hole!
£95.00
Reference: K3147

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1912 New Zealand - 1912 registered envelope to Germany bearing a strip of six and a single ½d and a 1d paying the 4½d rate, cancelled by MARUA JE 19 12 datestamps.  A Poessneck 28.7.12. arrival cancels on the back. An unusual franking.
1912 New Zealand
1912 registered envelope to Germany bearing a strip of six and a single ½d and a 1d paying the 4½d rate, cancelled by MARUA JE 19 12 datestamps. A Poessneck 28.7.12. arrival cancels on the back. An unusual franking.
£100.00
Reference: K3143

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1896 New Zealand - 1896 envelope to India bearing a 2d and ½d, cancelled WAITARA 11 NO 96. On the back are Auckland 14 NO, Colombo DE 8, Tuticorin 10 DE and Experimental P.O. DE 12 96 datestamps. An unusual item.
1896 New Zealand
1896 envelope to India bearing a 2d and ½d, cancelled WAITARA 11 NO 96. On the back are Auckland 14 NO, Colombo DE 8, Tuticorin 10 DE and Experimental P.O. DE 12 96 datestamps. An unusual item.
£190.00
Reference: K3142

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1871 New Zealand - 1871 envelope to Christchurch bearing a 2d, correctly paying the local rate, tied by a barred 16 oblitorator with a KAIAPOI MY 9 71 datestamp on the back. A Christchurch arrival canceller of the same date is also on the back of the cover. On the front is a very fine strike of the scarce TOO LATE handstamp of Kaiapoi. The reason for this handstamp is that although it arrived in Christchurch the same day it was posted, it had missed the first delivery. Kaiapoi is about ten miles north of Christchurch. A very fine and scarce cover.
1871 New Zealand
1871 envelope to Christchurch bearing a 2d, correctly paying the local rate, tied by a barred '16' oblitorator with a KAIAPOI MY 9 71 datestamp on the back. A Christchurch arrival canceller of the same date is also on the back of the cover. On the front is a very fine strike of the scarce 'TOO LATE' handstamp of Kaiapoi. The reason for this handstamp is that although it arrived in Christchurch the same day it was posted, it had missed the first delivery. Kaiapoi is about ten miles north of Christchurch. A very fine and scarce cover.
£550.00
Reference: K3125

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1871 New Zealand - 1871 envelope to Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, bearing two 2ds (the left stamp being a worn plate pale blue) and a 6d red-brown, tied by DUNEDIN MY 18 71 duplex cancellers. On the back are Thurso JY 16 and Stromness JY 17 71 transit datestamps. A great destination, Birsay being at the north west corner of the Orkney Main Island.
1871 New Zealand
1871 envelope to Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, bearing two 2d's (the left stamp being a worn plate pale blue) and a 6d red-brown, tied by DUNEDIN MY 18 71 duplex cancellers. On the back are Thurso JY 16 and Stromness JY 17 71 transit datestamps. A great destination, Birsay being at the north west corner of the Orkney Main Island.
£275.00
Reference: G2772

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1900 Boer War - 1900 New Zealand Contingent envelope to Wellington endorsed On Active Service 4th Cont. N. Z. R. R. with a Field Post Office DE 7 00 datestamp. The cover was taxed and a New Zealand 1d postage due affixed and tied. The sender, John Ross, 1032, has signed the cover at the lower left and the officer commanding has also signed alongside. A Wellington arrival cancel is on the back of the cover. Private John Ross was from Clutha and was in the 4th Contingent that sailed for South Africa on the Monowai on 20th March 1900. He served for 1 year and 123 days in South Africa before being shipped back to New Zealand. He re-enlisted with the 10th Contingent this time as a Sergeant on April 14 1902 and served 87 days in South Africa. He was awarded the Queen’s S.A. Medal and Clasps “Cape Colony”, “Transvaal”, “Rhodesia”, “South Africa 1901” and “South Africa 1902” medals.
1900 Boer War
1900 New Zealand Contingent envelope to Wellington endorsed 'On Active Service 4th Cont. N. Z. R. R.' with a Field Post Office DE 7 00 datestamp. The cover was taxed and a New Zealand 1d postage due affixed and tied. The sender, John Ross, 1032, has signed the cover at the lower left and the officer commanding has also signed alongside. A Wellington arrival cancel is on the back of the cover. Private John Ross was from Clutha and was in the 4th Contingent that sailed for South Africa on the 'Monowai' on 20th March 1900. He served for 1 year and 123 days in South Africa before being shipped back to New Zealand. He re-enlisted with the 10th Contingent this time as a Sergeant on April 14 1902 and served 87 days in South Africa. He was awarded the Queen’s S.A. Medal and Clasps “Cape Colony”, “Transvaal”, “Rhodesia”, “South Africa 1901” and “South Africa 1902” medals.
£325.00
Reference: K2780

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1869 New Zealand - 1869 Army and Navy Hotel, Queen Street, envelope to Melbourne, Victoria, franked with a pair of 3d cancelled by AUCKLAND MR 23 69 duplex cancellers. A Melbourne AP 17 69 arrival c.d.s. is on the back of the cover. An early hotel advertising cover.
1869 New Zealand
1869 Army and Navy Hotel, Queen Street, envelope to Melbourne, Victoria, franked with a pair of 3d cancelled by AUCKLAND MR 23 69 duplex cancellers. A Melbourne AP 17 69 arrival c.d.s. is on the back of the cover. An early hotel advertising cover.
£180.00
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1907 New Zealand - 1907 registered cover to Melbourne, Australia, with a 4d cancelled MASTERTON 7 MY 07. A registration handstamp is at the upper left of the cover, on the back is a Melbourne 16. 5. 07. arrival cancel.
1907 New Zealand
1907 registered cover to Melbourne, Australia, with a 4d cancelled MASTERTON 7 MY 07. A registration handstamp is at the upper left of the cover, on the back is a Melbourne 16. 5. 07. arrival cancel.
£20.00
Reference: K2698

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1904 New Zealand - 1904 registered envelope to Dunedin franked with a 1d and two 1½ds, paying the 4d rate, cancelled WELLINGTON 8 FE 04. A Dunedin 10 FE arrival c.d.s. is on the back.
1904 New Zealand
1904 registered envelope to Dunedin franked with a 1d and two 1½d's, paying the 4d rate, cancelled WELLINGTON 8 FE 04. A Dunedin 10 FE arrival c.d.s. is on the back.
£48.00
Reference: K2690

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1912 New Zealand - 1912 envelope to Denmark franked with a ½d and a pair of 1ds cancelled OTAUTAU 30 DE 12. A Copenhagen 3.2.13. arrival c.d.s. is on the back. Fine.
1912 New Zealand
1912 envelope to Denmark franked with a ½d and a pair of 1d's cancelled OTAUTAU 30 DE 12. A Copenhagen 3.2.13. arrival c.d.s. is on the back. Fine.
£38.00
Reference: K2443

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1944 New Zealand - 1944 censored airmail envelope to Scotland franked with a 3/- and a 6d cancelled by a WANGANUI 30 JN 1944 slogan canceller.
1944 New Zealand
1944 censored airmail envelope to Scotland franked with a 3/- and a 6d cancelled by a WANGANUI 30 JN 1944 slogan canceller.
£50.00
Reference: K2166

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1910 New Zealand - 1910 advertising envelope for the New Zealand Express Co. to London, unfranked but has a pink DUNEDIN PAID 3 AP 10 datestamp as well as a Dunedin roller cancel of the same date.
1910 New Zealand
1910 advertising envelope for the New Zealand Express Co. to London, unfranked but has a pink DUNEDIN PAID 3 AP 10 datestamp as well as a Dunedin roller cancel of the same date.
£90.00
Reference: K1943

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1901 Boer War - 1901 envelope, from a member of the New Zealand Contingent, endorsed No stamps available, on active service, 3668. An ARMY POST OFFICE, NATAL FIELD FORCE STANDERTON MAY 30 1901 octagonal datestamp is on the front of the cover along with a Wellington 14 JUL 01 arrival cancel. Written by Private Alan Bruce Saunders to his father, Private Saunders No 3668 of the 19th Company sailed to South Africa on the S. S. Cornwall on January 30 1901. This was in the 6th Contingent that went there. An interesting item.
1901 Boer War
1901 envelope, from a member of the New Zealand Contingent, endorsed 'No stamps available, on active service, 3668'. An ARMY POST OFFICE, NATAL FIELD FORCE STANDERTON MAY 30 1901 octagonal datestamp is on the front of the cover along with a Wellington 14 JUL 01 arrival cancel. Written by Private Alan Bruce Saunders to his father, Private Saunders No 3668 of the 19th Company sailed to South Africa on the S. S. Cornwall on January 30 1901. This was in the 6th Contingent that went there. An interesting item.
£375.00
Reference: G2474

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1900 Boer War - 1900 envelope, from a member of the New Zealand Contingent, Trooper T Gaudin, endorsed Tom on active service / No. 85 N.Z.M.R. bearing a Transvaal 2d and ½d which have Army Post Office cancels. On the reverse are Wellington DEC 12 and Auckland DEC 14 1900 transit and arrival cancels.  Trooper No 85, Thomas  Joseph Holte Gaudin was in the first detachment of 214 New Zealand troops that was sent to South Africa, which left Wellington on the S S Waiwera on 21 October 1899, 11 days after war was declared. A scarce item from a trooper in this first contingent of New Zealand Mounted Rifles.
1900 Boer War
1900 envelope, from a member of the New Zealand Contingent, Trooper T Gaudin, endorsed 'Tom on active service / No. 85 N.Z.M.R.' bearing a Transvaal 2d and ½d which have Army Post Office cancels. On the reverse are Wellington DEC 12 and Auckland DEC 14 1900 transit and arrival cancels. Trooper No 85, Thomas Joseph Holte Gaudin was in the first detachment of 214 New Zealand troops that was sent to South Africa, which left Wellington on the S S Waiwera on 21 October 1899, 11 days after war was declared. A scarce item from a trooper in this first contingent of New Zealand Mounted Rifles.
£400.00
Reference: G2470

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1900 Boer War - New Zealand Contingent - 1900 envelope endorsed On Active Service, No Stamps Available to Wellington, New Zealand, with a Plymouth 21 AP 00 cancellation. The cover has been signed at the lower left by J.W.Wingfield. On the back is a Wellington JUN 7 1900 arrival cancel. It would appear as though this was posted on a troopship taking New Zealand soldiers to South Africa.
1900 Boer War - New Zealand Contingent
1900 envelope endorsed 'On Active Service, No Stamps Available' to Wellington, New Zealand, with a Plymouth 21 AP 00 cancellation. The cover has been signed at the lower left by J.W.Wingfield. On the back is a Wellington JUN 7 1900 arrival cancel. It would appear as though this was posted on a troopship taking New Zealand soldiers to South Africa.
£390.00
Reference: G2429

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1915 New Zealand - 1915 unfranked envelope back to New Zealand with a very fine strike of the violet boxed N.Z. Expeditionary Forces / 8 OCT 1915 / No. 1 HOSPITAL SHIP. Endorsed on the reverse by George Kitchin, the medical orderly on board, where he states that the contents refer to private affairs only. This was sent from Alexandria, Egypt, during the 1st commission of HS Maheno.  Some minor edge wear otherwise fine.
1915 New Zealand
1915 unfranked envelope back to New Zealand with a very fine strike of the violet boxed 'N.Z. Expeditionary Forces / 8 OCT 1915 / No. 1 HOSPITAL SHIP'. Endorsed on the reverse by George Kitchin, the medical orderly on board, where he states that the contents refer to private affairs only. This was sent from Alexandria, Egypt, during the 1st commission of HS Maheno. Some minor edge wear otherwise fine.
£295.00
Reference: K1460

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1892 - 1892 envelope sent registered to Christchurch franked with a 2d pair and a 1d cancelled SPRINGFIELD 8 MR 92. A Christchurch 9 MR 92 arrival c.d.s. is on the reverse. Faults..
1892
1892 envelope sent registered to Christchurch franked with a 2d pair and a 1d cancelled SPRINGFIELD 8 MR 92. A Christchurch 9 MR 92 arrival c.d.s. is on the reverse. Faults..
£30.00
Reference: G2340

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1893 - 1893 N. Z. GOVERNMENT LIFE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT official envelope to Cullensville, Blenheim, franked with a 2d Life Insurance Lighthouse stamp, (SG L3) cancelled Wellington 7 NO 93. On the reverse are Blenheim 8 NO and Cullensville 11 NO 93 transit and arrival datestamps. This was the first Life Insurance envelope that was printed. Extremely fine.
1893
1893 N. Z. GOVERNMENT LIFE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT official envelope to Cullensville, Blenheim, franked with a 2d Life Insurance 'Lighthouse' stamp, (SG L3) cancelled Wellington 7 NO 93. On the reverse are Blenheim 8 NO and Cullensville 11 NO 93 transit and arrival datestamps. This was the first Life Insurance envelope that was printed. Extremely fine.
£495.00
Reference: GW0947

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