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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, THE DIADEM ISSUES, WMK DOUBLE-LINED NUMERALS PERF 13

    Lot 149
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $320

    Range on Hagners comprising 1d (6), 3d (22, three Wmk Inverted and Reversed, and six Wmk ''6''), 5d (10), 6d (34, incl block of 4 and strip of 3, and three with Wmk Inverted and reversed), 8d (8, one Wmk Inverted), 1/- (13 incl a strip of 3). Some with faults though condition generally good

       

    Lot 150
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $95

    1d Scarlet and 1d Dull Red, both with part original brownish gum, fine for these (2)

     

    Lot 151
    Estimate: $225 Realised Price : $180

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

     

    Lot 152
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $160

    1d Dull Red tied by '64' ray type numeral on 1863? (25 Apr) West Maitland town letter. Few age spots, otherwise very fine

     

    Lot 153
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $140

    1d Dull Red pair tied by Sydney 'N.S.W. in concentric ovals duplexes to 1863 (19 Dec) envelope to Muswellbrook (arrival d.s. on reverse). Recipient's notations on face, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 154
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $100

    3d Yellow-green vertical pair placed sideways and tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1872 (18 May) envelope to Ayr, Scotland (JY 13 72 backstamp)

     

    Lot 155
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $120

    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 156
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $260

    3d Dull Green (2) tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplexes on 1871 (18 May) large part entire to the Governor of Western Australia, endorsed 'O.H.M.S. per SS "Avoca" '. Mail to Western Australia is of considerable rarity

     

    Lot 157
    Estimate: $175

    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 158
    Estimate: $400

    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 159
    Estimate: $225 Realised Price : $250

    6d Mauve tied by '55' ray type numeral to 1865 (21 Nov) envelope from Newcastle to Paulghaut, India, with despatch and arrival d.s on reverse. Fine

     

    Lot 160
    Estimate: $75

    6d Mauve singles (2) tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplexes to 1869 (30 Jan) envelope to London (MR 29 69 arrival backstamp). Some faults to back flap and periphery of cover

     

    Lot 161
    Estimate: $700 Realised Price : $675

    6d Purple top right corner block of 6 (2 x 3) with Wmk Inverted and Reversed, with large part original brownish gum. All have light horizontal creases which do not unduly affect the appearance. A scarce multiple

     

    Lot 162
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $75

    6d Purple used on 1863 (17 Nov) mourning envelope to Ipswich, Queensland cancelled (not tied) by '391' ray type numeral. Reverse with Kembla, Wollongong, Sydney, Brisbane and Ipswich (NO 22 1863) d.s.

     

    Lot 163
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    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 164
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $280

    6d Purple tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1865 (28 Jul) envelope to Melbourne, redirected to Kyneton by the addition of a Victorian 4d Laureate cancelled Melbourne duplex of AU 2 65. The addressee, The Right Reverend Dr. Gould became the first Roman Catholic Bishop of Melbourne in 1847, rising to Archbishop in 1874 until his death in 1886

     

    Lot 165
    Estimate: $450 Realised Price : $320

    6d Purple tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1866 (1 Sep) envelope to London, endorsed 'Via Panama'. Some soiling on reverse otherwise a fine example of this routing

     

    Lot 166
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    6d Purple tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1867 (30 Nov) envelope to Liverpool (JA 27 68 arrival b.s.), endorsed 'Via Panama'

     

    Lot 167
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    6d Purple tied by '58' ray type numeral on 1869 (1 Jan) envelope from Clarence Town to Surrey, showing despatch d.s on face and London arrival backstamp (FE 25 69). Two light vertical creases (not affecting adhesive)

     

    Lot 168
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $160

    6d Purple tied '127' ray type numeral to 1868 (31 Mar) envelope from Hinton (despatch d.s. on face) to Scotland endorsed 'Via Panama'. With boxed 'TOO LATE' and circular C.R./P.O.' TPO mark in red on face, and various transit and arrival d.s. on reverse. Back flap partly missing, still an interesting via Panama usage

     

    Lot 169
    Estimate: $100

    6d Purple tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1869 (21 Apr) envelope to Twickenham U.K. endorsed 'Per S.S. Malta', JU 18 69 arrival d.s. on reverse. Some age stains on reverse, otherwise fine. Also 6d Purple tied by '40' ray type numeral on 1869 (29 Jun) envelope from Wentworth to London, envelope with small peripheral tears (2)

      

    Lot 170
    Estimate: $800

    6d Purple used with 4d DLR strip of 3 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 171
    Estimate: $1,200

    6d Purple 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 172
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $120

    6d Purple 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 173
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $440

    6d Purple used with 2d DLR block of 3, all tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric oval duplexes on 1867 (1 May) envelope to Canterbury U.K. endorsed 'Via Panama', with London transit d.s and arrival backstamp (JU 27 67). A fine example of mail by this short-lived route

     

    Lot 174
    Estimate: $450 Realised Price : $360

    6d Purple 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'. Peshawar arrival d.s in red on face, reverse with Calcutta and Lahore transit d.s. Fine

     

    Lot 175
    Estimate: $500

    6d Purple 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 176
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $460

    Emergency Printing Watermark Double-lined '5': Perf 13 6d Purple unused without gum, very fresh and well-centred

     

    Lot 177
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $360

    8d range with Red-orange unused (no gum) and used (12), Yellow-orange used (4), and Bright Yellow mint (2, part gum) and used (12). Condition very mixed, with four cut down to resemble imperfs (31)

     

    Lot 178
    Estimate: $450 Realised Price : $550

    8d Yellow-orange with 2d Blue DLR tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplexes on 1866 (20 Jan) entire to Cork, Ireland, endorsed 'p Madras via Marseilles', and with arrival d.s (MR 16 66) on reverse. Fine combination franking for the 10d Marseilles rate

     

    Lot 179
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $75

    1/- group of 28 used singles with all three listed shades of Rose-carmine, Carmine and Crimson-lake represented, condition mixed though many fine

     

    Lot 180
    Estimate: $450 Realised Price : $625

    1/- Rose-carmine used with 2d DLR cancelled Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex on 1862 (21 Nov) envelope to Hanover, Germany, endorsed 'Via England'. Showing on face mss '8' in red, 'PD' in circle and 'AUS ENGLAND PER AACHEN/FRANCO' transit d.s. in red, and with Hagenburg arrival d.s. (20 1) on reverse. An attractive example of the 1/2d rate to Germany, ex Trevor Davis

     

    Lot 181
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $380

    1/- rose-carmine tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplex to 1867 (1 Aug) entire to Scotland, endorsed 'P Rakaia Str via Panama'. 'C & C/R.P.O' TPO mark in black, with Langholm arrival d.s (SE 28 1867) on reverse. Very fine

     

    Lot 182
    Estimate: $200

    1/- Rose-carmine (pale shade) tied by Sydney 'N.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 183
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $320

    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 Żoz. letter via Marseilles

     

    Lot 184
    Estimate: $700

    1/- Carmine (2 in differing shades) and 8d Red-orange tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals 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 185
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $240

    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 d.s and indistinct New York arrival d.s. on face

     

    Lot 186
    Estimate: $600

    1/- Carmine used with 2d DLR tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals 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 d.s (26 AOUT 67) on reverse. Despite the endorsement, this cover was sent on the usual P & O service leaving Sydney on 24 June

     

    Lot 187
    Estimate: $1,200

    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 188
    Estimate: $300

    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 MD' d.s in red on face. One stamp slightly affected by filing crease, and portion of flap missing at right. Ex Trevor Davis

     

    Lot 189
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $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 190
    Estimate: $900 Realised Price : $700

    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 191
    Estimate: $500

    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" '. London arrival d.s. (SP 27 75) on reverse. An attractive double rate franking

     

    Lot 192
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $360

    1/- Crimson-lake used with 1871 Wmk Crown over NSW (I) 3d Diadem cancelled Sydney 'NSW' in concentric ovals duplexes on 1875 (3 Sep) envelope to Seaford U.K. endorsed 'Via Brindisi route', with arrival d.s. (OC 25 75) on reverse

     

    Lot 193
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $140

    1/- Crimson-lake tied by '83' ray type numeral to 1876 (14 Jan) envelope from Paddington to Wales, Swansea arrival d.s. (MY 5 76) on reverse

     

    Lot 194
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $800

    1/- Crimson-lake used with Wmk Crown over NSW (I) 4d (2) tied by Sydney 'N.S.W.' in concentric ovals duplexes on 1876 (18 Mar) mourning envelope to Antigua endorsed 'Via Melbourne Galle & Brindisi'. Mss '1d' and '11' accountancy marks on face, Antigua arrival d.s. on reverse. A fine and rare franking

     

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