(New South Wales) 1896 (JA 13) long multi franked cover to Auckland, New Zealand, the franking including surcharges with 9d. on 10d. vertical strip of three and 1891 7½d. on 6d. and 12½d. on 1s. pairs and a single, 1893 10d., 188-89 8d Lyrebird horizontal strip of three. Vertical filing crease, arrival backstamp. A striking cover.
1909-23 Waterlow & Sons perforated proof of 12c. ‘Palm Cockatoo’ in unissued colours of red and black in complete sheetlet of nine, each stamp overprinted ‘Waterlow & Sons Ltd Specimen’ with small punch hole in corner, the stamps within the sheet are imperforate horizontally between each other but not margin, fresh unused without gum. Very rare.