New Zealand

Ref: K3665
  • £490.00

1896 cover sent registered to San Francisco, U.S.A. with two 1d and two 2d Stamp Duty revenue stamps tied by REGISTERED AUCKLAND 3 OC 96 datestamps. A registration handstamp is at the upper left, on the back is a San Francisco OCT 22 1896 arrival cancel. A scarce commercial usage of these revenue stamps which the Post Office allowed to be used as postage.