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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES

    Lot 4
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $140

    Selection on hagners from Laureates to 1912 issues, few useful imperfs, Stamp Duties, etc, few unused/mint, mostly used, mixed condition (193)

     

    Lot 5
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1850 Sydney View 3d Green shades on wove paper, four with four clear margins, others 2-3 margins, one with mss. cancel across face, cancels include numerals '39' and '71', mixed condition (8)

     

    Lot 6
    Estimate: $3,000

    1851-55 Laureated 2d Dark Blue Plate I fine impression on blue medium paper [10], SG 54, superb corner example with huge margins, large part o.g., slight crease just touching lower right corner. An item for the connoisseur

     

    Lot 7
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,600

    1854-59 Diadem Imperf 5d Dull Green, SG 88, Wmk upright, close to huge margins, fine unused. 1936 BPA Certificate. [Hutson states '...upright watermarks are scarcer than inverted']

     

    Lot 8
    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $2,300

    1854-59 Diadem Imperf 5d Dull Green, SG 88, Wmk upright and reversed, four large even margins, part gum. 1985 RPSL Certificate. The rarest of the watermark variants on this value

     

    Lot 9
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $1,600

    1854-59 Diadem Imperf 5d Dull Green, SG 88, Wmk inverted, four large even margins, fine unused

     

    Lot 10
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,500

    1854-59 Diadem Imperf 6d Deep Slate, Wmk sideways, SG 89a, close to large margins. A very scarce stamp and the first example we have offered

     

    Lot 11
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $500

    1854-59 Diadem Imperf 6d Greyish Brown, error 'Wmk '8' sideways', SG 96ab, close to huge margins, faint crease which is probably natural as indicated on 1978 RPSV Certificate

     

    Lot 12
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $2,700

    1854-59 Diadem Imperf 8d Golden Yellow, SG 97, good to large margins, cancelled numeral '95' of Brisbane. Strong colour

     

    Lot 13
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $2,600

    1854-59 Diadem Imperf 1/- Rosy Vermilion, SG 99, part o.g., good to large margins

     

    Lot 14
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,800

    1854-59 Diadem Imperf 1/- Pale Red, SG 100, large part o.g. (brown), large to huge margins. An exceptional example. 1993 RPSV Certificate

     

    Lot 15
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $440

    'SPECIMEN' overprint diagonally in bold letters on Diadem Imperf 5d and 8d, Reprint (6d.) 'REGISTERED' (2), 1d and 2d in small type; 1885-86 Perf 12 10/- 'POSTAGE' optd 'Specimen' in blue; 1897-99 1d (2), 2d two perfs optd in red or black, 2d two perfs optd in red, and one optd in black. Attractive group (14)

     

    Lot 16
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $460

    1856-60 Diadem Imperf 1d Orange-Red, SG 109, trace of original gum, four large margins, unused. Attractive

     

    Lot 17
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $320

    1856-60 Diadem Imperf 2d Blue Plate I, SG 112, good to huge margins with portion of adjoining unit at top, unused. Rich colour

     

    Lot 18
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1856-60 Diadem Imperf 2d Blue Plate I, 'Major retouch' [36 - from 'H' of SOUTH to right corner frame'], SG 112a, close to huge margins with portion of adjoining unit at left

     

    Lot 19
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $675

    1856-60 Diadem Imperf 3d Yellow-Green, SG 115, clear margins three sides, just touching at upper right, faint crease not visible from front

     

    Lot 20
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,350

    1856-60 Diadem Imperf 3d Bluish Green, SG 116, small part original gum, close to large margins, unused

     

    Lot 21
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,200

    1856-60 Diadem Imperf 3d Dull Green, SG 117, small part original gum, close to large margins

     

    Lot 22
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $4,000

    1856-60 Diadem Imperf 3d Dull Green, error 'Wmk '2' ', SG 117a, margins three sides, touching at right, natural paper crease. 1957 RPSL Certificate. Perhaps no more than twenty examples are known

     

    Lot 23
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $650

    1859 Lithographed 2d Pale Blue, SG 118, a presentable example of this rare stamp, margins in places. 1948 RPSL Certificate. Ex White

     

    Lot 24
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $2,200

    1859 Lithographed 2d Pale Blue Retouched, SG 118a, a fine example of this rarity, 1947 RPSL Certificate. The catalogue value of 2,500 has been largely unchanged in the last 20 years. Ex Theodore Steinway

     

    Lot 25
    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $4,800

    1860-72 Diadem Perf 12 1d Orange-Red, variety 'Double impression', SG 131b, thin spot and a few short/uneven perfs. Unpriced in SG. 1969 RPSL Certificate. One of the great rarities in the Diadem issues

     

    Lot 26
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $420

    1861-88 Perf 13 5/- Royal Purple, SG 175, large part o.g., typical uneven perfs

     

    Lot 27
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    'SPECIMEN' overprint thick and thin types on 1862-65 De La Rue 1d Wmk '1' and No Wmk, 2d optd diagonally; 1864-65 1d (2) and 1867 4d and 10d optd diagonally, plus 10d optd 'Specimen', plus a few used normals (11)

     

    Lot 28
    Estimate: $600T Realised Price : $460

    1867-93 De La Rue 4d Die Proof in Black on white glazed card (92x60mm), handstamped 'Jan, 10. 1870'

     

    Lot 29
    Estimate: $650T Realised Price : $500

    1871-1902 De La Rue 1/- Die Proof in Black on white glazed card (92x60mm), handstamped 'Aug 16. 1875 BEFORE HARDENING'. Fine

     

    Lot 30
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $600

    1882-97 5d Blue-Green 'Imperforate pair', SG 233e, large part gum, small adherence. Scarce

     

    Lot 31
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1885-86 optd 'POSTAGE' in black 5/-, SG 238b, and 10/- ,SG 239a, additionally optd 'Specimen', typical perfs and centring (2). Normals Cat 1425

     

    Lot 32
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $260

    1885-86 Optd 'POSTAGE' in blue 5/- and 1 (2, one marginal and imperforate at right), additionally optd 'REPRINT', small adhesions on reverse (3)

     

    Lot 33
    Estimate: $600

    1885-86 Optd 'POSTAGE' in black 5/- Lilac and Green, additionally optd 'REPRINT' in small capitals, lower right corner block of four, fresh unmounted

     

    Lot 34
    Estimate: $250

    1888-89 Centenary Perf 10 5/- and 20/-, SG 261-62, optd 'Specimen', uneven perfs

     

    Lot 35
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $150

    Revenue Stamps: Accumulation of Tasmanian Govt (Tourist Dept) cheque forms, approx half of which have N.S.W. Stamp Duty issues affixed (noted 4/-), a few with handstamps of payee Companies, some with quaint names (The Canberra-Oriental Hotel Temperance League - at King's Cross (!) is noteworthy) (500 items approx)

     

    Lot 36
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    Postal History: 1899-1905 group of covers from Sydney to the same addressee in Lyons, France, bearing make-up frankings of 7d, 10d, 11d, 1/3d, 1/10d, 1/10d, 1/11d and 2/1d, sent by P&O or Orient vessels with appropriate endorsements, one cancelled at Sydney Railway Station (late fee), mixed condition (8 covers)

     

    Lot 37
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $190

    Postal History: 1913 and 1915 covers from Sydney to the same addressee at Binda with superb applications in red of the rare machine-applied 'SYDNEY N.S.W./20MY-PAIDD' and 'PAID AT/D/JL 29/1915/SYDNEY N.S.W.' repeaters

     

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