AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, THE DIADEM ISSUES, 1D IMPERFORATE
1d Die Proof in black on India paper affixed to card, 46 x 61mm, ex ''Manwood''. Fine and very rare, with 1976 RPSL Cert.
1d Plate Proof imperf block of four on unwmkd blued paper, small tone spot in top margin of the second unit otherwise attractive
1d Orange-Red error 'Printed Both Sides' unused without gum showing strong misplaced impression on reverse, with black mark towards base. The only recorded unused example of this error of which a total of only three are recorded, one of the used examples being in the Royal Collection. Ex Hutson and 'Manwood', with 1932 RPSL Certificate
1d Orange-vermilion Diadem vertical pair experimental roulette by James Dutton in 1856, large part o.g the lower unit pinholes where once attached to a document. Rare. Ex Frankenstein