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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES

    Lot 4
    Estimate: $400

    1862-65 No Watermark Surfaced Paper Perf 14 1d Dull Red overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (Type D2), small part OG and with some surface rubbing at top, a scarce stamp

     

    Lot 5
    Estimate: $400

    1885-86 Perf 12 1 Lilac and Claret with black 'POSTAGE' opt, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (19 x 2mm) variety 'Opt Double', small part OG and some toning on perfs. A rare variety

     

    Lot 6
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $55

    1888 Centennial 8d Lyrebird facsimile print in Mauve on thin wove watermarked paper (155 x 115mm) from 'Les Oiseaux et la Timbres-poste' published by Helio-Vaugirard in 1949, fine

     

    Lot 7
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1892-99 Watermark Crown over NSW (II) Perf 12 d Grey block of 30 from top of right pane with 'G.Pr.O./N.S.W.' monogram and sheet number, overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (13 x 2mm). Unmounted with full OG and very fresh, a scarce multiple

     

    Lot 8
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1892-99 Watermark Crown over NSW (II) Perf 12 x 11 d Bluish-green block of 30 from top of left pane overprinted 'Specimen' (16mm long), full toned OG and unmounted, a very scarce multiple

     

    Lot 9
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1897 Diamond Jubilee issue 1d + 2d + 2d triptych proof in Deep Prussian Blue on thin glazed card (144 x 94mm), very fine other than minor tone spot on reverse

     

    Lot 10
    Estimate: $500

    1899 Watermark Crown over NSW (II) Chalk-Surfaced Paper 1d Scarlet block of 4 from left side of right pane, the left-hand pair with error 'Imperforate Three Sides', lower units MUH, some gum toning and rust at top and bottom right (barely visible on face). SG 300a, cat 1100

     

    Lot 11
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $400

    1901 Federal Presentation set of current Postage Stamps d to 20/- (17) and Postage Dues d to 20/- (10) CTO with 'NSW' in concentric ovals and affixed to printed sheet (Series 79606), very minor stain along top otherwise unfolded and superb

     

    Lot 12
    Estimate: $350

    1901 Federal Presentation Set of current Postage Stamps d to 20/- (17) and Postage Dues d to 20/- (10) CTO with 'NSW' in concentric ovals and affixed to printed sheet (Series 72738-1), stamps with some toning (especially Postage Dues), and sheet with a few stains and two horizontal folds

     

    Lot 13
    Estimate: $60

    1902-03 Watermark Crown over NSW (III) Chalk-surfaced Paper 10d Violet used on 1904 (8 Mar) 3d registration envelope to Munich, Germany, cancelled 'REGISTERED/SYDNEY' cds, arrival ds in blue on reverse. Good solo usage of the 10d stamp for the quadruple U.P.U. foreign letter rate

     

    Lot 14
    Estimate: $100

    Officials: 1890-91 Watermark '5/- NSW' in Diamond 5/- Lilac Perf 10 overprinted 'SPECIMEN (13 x 2mm), large part OG with rounded lower right corner, fine colour

     

    Lot 15
    Estimate: $160 Realised Price : $230

    Officials: 1895 'OS' Overprints CTO for sale to collectors: 5d Green with red 'OS' overprint, CTO with 'NSW' in three concentric ovals, large part OG and very scarce, only 159 sets were sold

     

    Lot 16
    Estimate: $160 Realised Price : $340

    Officials: 1895 'OS' Overprints CTO for sale to collectors: 8d Yellow with red 'OS' overprint, CTO with 'NSW' in three concentric ovals, no gum and fine, very scarce with only 159 sets sold

     

    Lot 17
    Estimate: $700 Realised Price : $525

    Officials: 1895 'OS' Overprints for sale to collectors: 5/- Purple and Pale Green CTO with 'GPO' in three concentric ovals, very fine without gum. Very scarce, only 100 sets were prepared with this form of CTO

     

    Lot 18
    Estimate: $350

    1891 Postage Dues d to 20/- CTO with 'NSW' in three concentric ovals applied centrally, some tone spots (mainly affecting perfs) as is nearly always the case with this issue, no gum, but much above average for this set (10)

     

    Lot 19
    Estimate: $180

    1910-11 uses of Official Post Card (Sydney Harbour Trust) with 1d Shield (2, one with constant gash upper right) punctured 'OS/NSW', to Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes, fine and scarce (2)

     

    Lot 20
    Estimate: $75

    1832 (2 Jun) entire headed 'On board the Cartha Lochindall' addressed to 'Loina/Sydney' and carried outside the mails and without postal markings. A few tears and with peripheral wear

     

    Lot 21
    Estimate: $80T

    1893 (20 Jan) cover with Tasmanian 2d Sideface (damaged) tied by Hobart duplex, addressed to Launceston, then crossed through and endorsed with 'Try Hobart' and 'Sydney G.P.O.', and with handstruck Sydney 'ADVERTISED/UNCLAIMED' added. Backstamped at Launceston (JA 21 93), Hobart (JA 23 93), Sydney (JA 27 93) and double oval DEAD LETTER OFFICE/TASMANIA' ds (31 Jul 93) in blue. Minor soiling, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 22
    Estimate: $100

    1897-1901 Sydney Paid datestamps, earlier undenominated, later '1d' (printed matter), to Kogarah, and 1899 Governor Frank Stamp on Government House stationery (roughly opened) to Newtown (3)

     

    Lot 23
    Estimate: $100T

    1901 (May) cover from Tasmania posted on board ship, with 1d Engraved Pictorial pair tied on arrival by Sydney cds (MY 9 01), and with double oval 'LOOSE SHIP/LETTER' and handstruck '2D' loose letter fee due, pair of NSW 1d postage due (chalky paper) affixed and cancelled by indelible pencil. Some light toning (especially around postage dues) and roughly opened back flap

     

    Lot 24
    Estimate: $150

    1901 (16 Dec) Lloyd & Lloyd representative advertising cover from Sydney to Bendigo bearing very fine strike of 'POSTAGE PAID SYDNEY' cds denominated '1D', highly exhibitable example of this scarce cancel

     

    Lot 25
    Estimate: $150

    1903 (3 Mar) use of H. Prescott & Co. advertising cover from Sydney to U.S.A. franked with 1d and with 'ONE HUNDRED POSTED' handstamp to qualify for foreign countries printed matter 1d per 2oz rate. Most attractive example with a low survival rate

     

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