GENERAL SALE, AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES
1850 Plate III, 2d Deep Blue, SG 30, huge margins, portions of adjoing frame lines on three sides, cancel a little oily. Deep rich colour.
Realised Price : $190
1856-58 Plate I Wmk "2" Imperf, 2d Blue, SG 107, example with large margins, portion of adjoining unit at top, fresh part o.g.
Proof Impressions of Watermarked paper - double-lined '2' (SG Type 10), marginal block of 12, first used on the printing of 2d Diadems.
1860-63 P12 6d Violet, SG 148, example from base of sheet with deep black/brown original gum, showing imperf between stamp and margin
Realised Price : $140
1882-97 De La Rue printing, 1d Pale Scarlet Perf 11, SG 223h, attractive used example, minor soiling. 2001 RPSV Certificate.
1891 Surcharges group (SG.282-284e), fabulous range on leaves comprising various perfs, etc with ½d on 1d Grey (52, including blocks of twelve, six, four (4)), 7½d on 6d Brown (128, including blocks of eight (2), four (24 blocks, few with marginal inscriptions or monongrams), 12½d on 1/- Red (104, including three blocks of six, blocks of eight and eighteen, 15 blocks of four - one with control no.). Condition generally fine/very fine, (284). Cat £3400.
1897 Charity 1/- marginal block of four, also two printed postcards inscribed "Sold in aid of the Santoria Home for Consumtive Women" with printed NSW stamps.
Realised Price : $270
-: 1/- and 2/6d set opt 'Specimen' in red, very fine and fresh.
1903 9d Brown & Ultramarine, SG 327, group comprising singles (6), strip of eight, also pair and corner block of four with inverted wmks, mostly fresh and fine, (20)
1905/-10 ½d Green shades selection including blocks of four (12, one showing both Dies), blocks of six (2), and blocks of eight (3), some showing marginal inscriptions, etc, (107)
1905 1d Rose-Carmine, SG 332, positional block of 18 (6x3) 'Double horizontal perfs' between 1st and 2nd rows, and 2nd 'Double vertical perfs', even toning.
Realised Price : $115
Officials: 1882-85 range of OS opts comprising 1d (6), 2d (4), 4d (9), 6d (30, including mint 22 with few blocks), 1/- (5), also Queensland Postal Fiscals 1871-72 20- cleaned strip of 3 and Long type 10/- Brown with impressed cancel
Perf 'OS/NSW': 1897-1910 range on leaves comprising ½d (16), 1d (54), 2d (22), 2½d (8, including block of four), 3d (23), 4d (29, including strips of 4 & 5), 5d (9), 6d (9), 8d (9, incl block of four), 9d (3), 10d, 1/- (16), 2/6d and 5/-, plus perf 'OS' ½d (2), 1d (7), 2d (2), 3d, 6d, 1/-; perf 'GR' 1d (6), mixed condition (180+)
Realised Price : $210
Postage Dues 1891-1900 Ex Frankenstein collection remainders on leaves with
values to 20- CTO, range of perfs including 5/- P11, few pairs, blocks, etc, some toning, mixed condition (177)
Realised Price : $340
-: 1891-92 ½d to 20-, mostly perf 10 except for 3d and 4d P10x11 and 5/- P11x12 which is rare, generally fine (10)
-: ½d Green SG D1, two blocks of thirty with Watermark Inverted, from left making up complete pane. Interesting opportunity to study early stages of flaws found in Commonwealth issues using same plates, mostly unmounted (60)
Realised Price : $95
1891-92 ½d SG D1, 1d SG D2a and 3d SG D4a in mint blocks of six, mostly fine (18)
Realised Price : $75
-: ½d to 20- optd SPECIMEN, some faults (10)
-: 8d Green, SG D7. Scarce and under catalogued
-: 8d Green mint single and used pair, the latter particularly scarce as multiples
Postal History: 1894 (Feb.17th) use of 3d Registered Envelope to USA uprated with 2d (3), 1d and ½d showing 'R' and 'A.R.' in black ovals, the latter being the earliest known use of AR preceding an example offered in Melbourne by 29 months