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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, DIADEMS, PERFORATED 13

    Lot 222
    Estimate: $500

    The mint collection, comprising 1d Scarlet, 3d shades (7), 3d Wmk ''6'' (2 - Yellow-green & Dull Green, both unused and with rough perforations), 5d Dark Bluish-green pair and singles (2) and 1/- Rose-Carmine. Most with part o.g. some small faults but a useful group with high catalogue value. Also 3d, 5d, 8d and 1/- optd diagonal ''SPECIMEN'' (19)

     

    Lot 223
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    Selection of mint comprising 1d, 3d (5, one wmk inverted and reversed), 5d, 6d (7 incl pair, and one wmk inverted and reversed), 8d (5) and 1/- (5 incl vertical strip of three). Some with part o.g., few faults but condition well above average for these. SG between 154-170, min cat £3445

     

    Lot 224
    Estimate: $175

    1d Scarlet tied by '64' ray type numeral on 186? (21 Jun) West Maitland town letter. Very fine

     

    Lot 225
    Estimate: $100

    1d Dull Red pair tied by Sydney duplexes to 1863 (19 Dec) envelope to Muswellbrook, arrival backstamp, few notations on face, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 226
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    3d Yellow-green tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1872 (2 Dec) mourning envelope to Hobart (DE 9 72 backstamp)

     

    Lot 227
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    3d Blue-green block of six with large part original brownish gum, some perf separation reinforced with hinges, otherwise very fine and scarce. SG 158 Cat £480+

     

    Lot 228
    Estimate: $150

    3d Dull green used with 1871 6d DLR tied by '184' ray type numerals on 1876 (10 Mar) envelope from St. Peters to London, endorsed 'Via San Francisco'. Attractive

     

    Lot 229
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    5d Sea-green horizontal pair tied by Sydney 'NSW' duplexes on 1864 (20 Sep) cover to Glasgow (AP 13 64 arrival backstamp), endorsed 'Via Marseilles'. Portion of back flap missing, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 230
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    6d Mauve (overlapping top of cover) tied by '221' ray type numeral on 1864 (22 Oct) envelope from Hunters Hill to Losone, Switzerland, with mss '90' accountancy mark in red crayon and 'AUSTRALIE/V. SUEZ AMB.' d.s (11 DEC 64) on face, reverse with various despatch and transit d.s. Some small faults and staining on reverse, ex Trevor Davis. Switzerland is a very scarce destination for N.S.W. mail

     

    Lot 231
    Estimate: $150

    6d Purple tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1864 (20 Sep) envelope to Melbourne, redirected to Hamilton by the addition of a Victorian 4d Laureate cancelled Melbourne duplex of SE 23 64, arrival backstamps on reverse

     

    Lot 232
    Estimate: $150

    6d Purple used on covers to England, comprising two singles on 1869 (30 Jan) double rate cover From Sydney to London (faulty back flap and some peripheral tears); 1869 (1 Jan) cover from Clarence Town to Surrey (light vertical creases not affecting adhesive); 1869 (21 Apr) cover from Sydney to Twickenham (age stain on reverse); and 1869 (29 Jun) cover from Wentworth to London. (4 covers)

        

    Lot 233
    Estimate: $650

    6d Purple used with 4d DLR strip of three all tied by '507' ray type numerals to 1871 (23 Feb) envelope with contents from Tocumwal to Tennessee, U.S.A., 'SAN FRANCISCO CAL/10' d.s (APR 13) on face, and four transit d.s on reverse. Endorsed 'Via England Overseas Route' but apparently underpaid and sent by the trans-Pacific route. Small portion of back flap missing and stain on face (apparently where an adhesive was removed prior to posting)

     

    Lot 234
    Estimate: $1,000

    6d Violet tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1863 (21 May) envelope to Mauritius, with red crayon accountancy marking '6' overwritten with '8'. Mahebourg arrival backstamp (JY 31 63). Part of back flap missing still a fine cover to a very scarce destination

     

    Lot 235
    Estimate: $120

    6d Violet tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1865 (22 Jul) entire to Brisbane, endorsed 'pr Steamer', reverse with 'SHIP LETTER/QUEENSLAND d.s (JY 24 65) across join. Fine

     

    Lot 236
    Estimate: $350

    6d Violet tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1867 (21 Jun) envelope to Major Kent of the 77th Regiment at Peshawar, India, endorsed 'Per first Mail Via Calcutta'. Arrival d.s in red on face, reverse with Calcutta and Lahore transit d.s. Fine

     

    Lot 237
    Estimate: $400

    6d Violet pair tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1868 (5 Jun) envelope to Major Kent of the 77th Regiment at Peshawar, India, endorsed 'Per Mail of 17th June by Geelong'. Reverse with various Indian transit d.s. Some peripheral age stains but a fine double rate cover to a scarce destination

     

    Lot 238
    Estimate: $150

    1/- Rose-carmine (pale shade) tied by Sydney .S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1868 (11 Jul) envelope (flap missing) to Lyon, France. 'POSS. ANG. V. SUEZ/MARSEILLES' d.s. in red on face, with various transit d.s on reverse

     

    Lot 239
    Estimate: $300

    1/- Rose-carmine used with 4d DLR tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1869 (31 Dec) entire to Libourne, France, endorsed 'Via Marseilles', and with unframed 'P.D.' in red. Arrival d.s. on reverse for 24 FEVR 70. Some flap faults still a fine example of the 1/4d rate for a ½oz. letter via Marseilles

     

    Lot 240
    Estimate: $550

    1/- Carmine (2 in differing shades) and 8d Red-orange tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric oval duplexes to 1864 (22 Aug) entire to London, endorsed 'p Madras via Marseilles' with arrival d.s (OC 17 64) on face. Filing crease barely affects one 1/- stamp. A scarce combination of adhesives, 2/8d being the 1oz. rate to U.K. via Marseilles in force from July to November 1864 only, ex Trevor Davis

     

    Lot 241
    Estimate: $250

    1/- Carmine used with 2d DLR tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplexes to 1865 (20 Apr) envelope to Providence, Rhode Island. Handstruck '16/CENTS' and mss '8' accountancy marks in red, latter also tying 1/-, with London transit datestamp and indistinct New York arrival datestamp on face

     

    Lot 242
    Estimate: $500

    1/- Carmine used with 2d DLR tied by Sydney duplexes on 1867 (1 Jun) envelope to Bordeaux, France, endorsed 'via Panama', mss '8' accountancy mark in red and 'PD' in circle in red on face, with arrival datestamp (26 AOUT 67) on reverse. Despite the endorsement, this cover was sent on the usual P&O service leaving Sydney on 24 June

     

    Lot 243
    Estimate: $1,000

    1/- Carmine used with 1871 Wmk Crown over NSW (I) 1d and 2d (4) all tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplexes to 1872 (7 Sep) mourning envelope to Antigua, endorsed 'Via Brindisi per R.M.S. Tanjore'. With handstruck '1d' and mss '11' accountancy marks on face and Antigua arrival d.s. (NO 17 72) on reverse. Small portions of back flap missing, still an exceptional example from this famous correspondence

     

    Lot 244
    Estimate: $250

    1/- Carmine vertical pair tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplexes to 1873 (19 Apr) entire to Bordeaux, France, endorsed 'Via Brindisi' Unframed 'P.D.' in black and 'AUSTRALIE/V. BRIND A MOD' d.s, in red on face. One stamp slightly affected by filing crease, and portion of flap missing at right. Ex Trevor Davis

     

    Lot 245
    Estimate: $600

    1/- Carmine with 1871 Wmk Crown over NSW (I) 1d tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplexes to 1874 (16 May) mourning envelope (flap missing) to London. Small mss '1/1' at left, the rate representing the rare 1/1d U.K. rate due the imposition of the retaliatory 'Galle Penny' charge between February 1874 and May 1875. Ex J.S. White and illustrated in the 'The Postal History of NSW' at page 328

     

    Lot 246
    Estimate: $800

    1/- Carmine tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1874 (4 Sep) entire to Nantes, France, endorsed 'Via Galle & Brindisi'. With unframed 'P.D.' in red and 'AUSTRALIE V BRIND/A MD d.s on face, Nantes arrival d.s. (25 OCT 74) on reverse. The 1/- rate represents the rate in force February 1874 to May 1875 which includes the additional 'Galle Penny' retaliatory charge. Possibly the only example of this rate to France known

     

    Lot 247
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $380

    1/- Crimson-lake used with 1871 Wmk Crown over NSW (I) 6d Mauve tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplexes to 1875 (31 Jul) envelope to London, endorsed 'Via San Francisco p "Cyphrene" '. Arrival d.s. (SP 27 75) on reverse. An attractive double rate franking

     

    Lot 248
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    2d Dull Blue Compound perf 12 x 13 with neat 'NSW' in concentric ovals cancel leaving most of design clear. Very fine. SG 172 Cat £180

     

    Lot 249
    Estimate: $100

    2d Dull Blue Compound perf 12 x 13 cancelled by the Sydney '2' in Diamond duplex top and bottom perfs somewhat rough

     

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