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1882 Queen Victoria Postal Fiscal Official

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Cat. Mint Unhinged Mint Hinged Fine Used
2/- Blue 7a $450.00
$135.00
$67.50
5/- Green 7b $540.00
$225.00
$270.00
£1 Pink 7c $5,400.00 $1,800.00 $900.00
Set of 3 individual stamps 7d $6,070.50 $2,052.00 $1,175.65

Three of the Fiscal stamps were overprinted 'Official' for postal use by government departments. Since the officials were never used for fiscal purposes, there is no difficulty recognising valid postal cancellations on these stamps.
Bibliography

The Postage Stamps of New Zealand (Volume I)
    Edited by R. J. G. Collins and H. T. M. Fathers B.A. B.Sc.
    Published 1938 by The Philatelic Society of New Zealand Incorporated
    Pages 458 - 461
The Postage Stamps of New Zealand Volume II
    Edited by R. J. G. Collins FRPSNZ and C. W. Watts FRPSNZ
    Published 1950 by The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand Incorporated
    Page 184
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