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    1888-1890 CENTENNIAL ISSUE, 1D TO 1/- WMK CROWN OVER NSW (II)

    Lot 778
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $5,000

    1d Lilac Imperforate horizontal pair from top left corner of sheet showing part of marginal inscription, large part original gum and very fresh and fine. This error is a great rarity and should not be confused with the much more frequently encountered imperforate errors on other denominations. Other than a block of four in the Royal Philatelic Collection, no other example can be traced. SG 253c, unpriced

     

    Lot 779
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $250

    2d Prussian Blue Imperforate horizontal pair from top left corner of sheet showing part of marginal inscription, part original gum and with some tone spots on reverse. SG 254a, Cat. £275

     

    Lot 780
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    2d Prussian Blue Imperforate horizontal pair, part original toned gum otherwise fine

     

    Lot 781
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $550

    2d Emu Postal Forgery No Watermark Perf. 11, Die 1 in Prussian Blue shade fine used cancelled numeral ‘698’ (Haymarket). The Prussian Blue shade only occurs in Die 1

     

    Lot 782
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    2d Emu Postal Forgery No Watermark Perf. 11, Die 2 in Pale Blue shade cancelled George Street West cds, 15 MR 95 (the second earliest date recorded), off-centre to top and interestingly showing portion of unit above. Fine

     

    Lot 783
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    2d Emu Postal Forgery No Watermark Perf. 11, Die 2 in Pale Blue shade cancelled Sydney duplex, some toning on reverse and diagonal crease in lower left corner

     

    Lot 784
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    2d Emu Postal Forgery No Watermark Perf. 11, Die 2 in Deep Blue shade cancelled Sydney duplex, tone spots on reverse a few of which show through

     

    Lot 785
    Estimate: $120

    4d Purple-brown Perf. 11 and Watermark Inverted, cancelled by portion of parcels roller, and fine apart from one shortish perf. at left. SG 255c, Cat. £95

     

    Lot 786
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $480

    1/- Violet-brown Imperforate from base of sheet with large margins, large part original gum and fine. SG 258ca, Cat. £950 for pair

     

    Lot 787
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    The collection of 1d to 1/- with shades and perfs. incl bocks, comprising 1d mint (47) and used (96), 2d mint (31) and used (64), 4d mint (21 and used (59), 6d Carmine mint (7) and used (9), 6d Emerald-green mint (6) and used (5), 6d Orange-yellow mint (20) and used (7), 8d mint (20) and used (25) and 1/- mint (11) and used (36). Also 1d (3), 2d (2), 4d (2), 6d (6, two in each colour), 8d (2), 1/- (3) optd. ‘Specimen’, and the 1888 Wmk. ‘NSW’ (Type I) (SG 259/60) 1d mint (2) and used (7) and 2d used (3). A very useful lot in much above average condition, high catalogue value. SG 253/260 (494)

        

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