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    LAUREATES, ONE PENNY, MEDIUM BLUISH WOVE PAPER

    Lot 340
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    Carmine good to large margins cancelled neat Sydney obliterator leaving most of design clear. A superb stamp in faultless condition. SG 45, Cat. £160

     

    Lot 341
    Estimate: $350

    Carmine pos. [15, variety ‘two leaves right of SOUTH’] clear to small margins cancelled ‘64’ of Maitland. SG 45b, Cat. £425

     

    Lot 342
    Estimate: $900 Realised Price : $675

    Scarlet pos. [10] clear margins three sides, just touched at top left .Stain along bottom edge on reverse does not show from the front. Fine colour and an acceptable example of this rare stamp. SG 46, Cat £1400

     

    Lot 343
    Estimate: $350

    Scarlet pos. [9, variety ‘WALE’] close to large margins (showing portion of adjoining unit at base), cancelled ‘40’ of Bombala. SG 46c, Cat. £425

     

    Lot 344
    Estimate: $400

    Scarlet vertical pair pos. [5/15, latter variety ‘two leaves right of SOUTH’] close but clear margins all round except just touched at top, cancelled ‘55’ of Newcastle. Ex A. Leslie Leon. SG 46/b, Cat. £585+

     

    Lot 345
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    Scarlet horizontal pair pos. [7-8, former variety ‘no leaves right of SOUTH’] close margins three sides and just touched at right. SG 46/a, Cat. £485+

     

    Lot 346
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    Scarlet horizontal strip of three pos. [37-39] close but adequate margins all round, cancelled indistinct numeral. A very rare multiple in this condition, ex Judge Hamilton. SG 46, Cat. £480+

     

    Lot 347

    * See Lot 356 *
    Scarlet horizontal strip of four pos. [12-15, 15 being variety ‘two leaves right of SOUTH’] margins all round except [15] just touched at base, cancelled Sydney obliterator. Another exceptional multiple. SG 46/b, Cat. £905+

     

    Lot 348
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Scarlet fine single with good margins all round tied by Sydney obliterator to 1852 (10 Jul) outer (no side flaps), with boxed ‘2/OCLOCK’ handstruck alongside. Sydney datestamp on reverse. The cover has been professionally cleaned and there are some reduced stains along the bottom of the face, but an exceptional quality adhesive on a scarce drop letter

     

    Lot 349
    Estimate: $500

    Scarlet with clear to good margins and 2d Laureate Plate I pair (clear to good margins) tied by ‘55’ numerals on 1853 (23 Apr) outer from Newcastle to Langport, Somerset. Endorsed ‘pr First Ship’ and with superb Newcastle despatch ds on face. ‘SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY’ ds on reverse with step-type ‘SHIP LETTER/PLYMOUTH’, Taunton and Langport arrival ds (AU 14 1853) on reverse. Two vertical filing folds (one heavy), and the British marks on reverse have been oxidised and appear in a vivid orange-yellow shade! An attractive 5d (2d inland + 3d ship) franking

     

    Lot 350
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    Vermilion on soft yellowish paper pos. [36] clear to small margins all round, cancelled indistinct numeral. This stamp is in the vermilion shade represented by SG 47, but on a distinct yellowish rather than bluish paper, also quite distinct from the hard yellowish paper of the first printing

     

    Lot 351
    Estimate: $275

    Brick-red pos. [7 variety ‘no leaves right of SOUTH’] clear to small margins all round, cancelled Sydney obliterator. SG 48a, Cat. £325

     

    Lot 352
    Estimate: $200

    Brick-red pos. [7 variety ‘no leaves right of SOUTH’] small margins three sides and just touched at base, cancelled Sydney obliterator

     

    Lot 353
    Estimate: $400

    Brick-red horizontal pair pos. [7-8, former variety ‘no leaves right of SOUTH’] good margins all round and cancelled ‘88’ of Port Macquarie. Very fine condition. SG 48/a, Cat. £465+

     

    Lot 354
    Estimate: $300

    Brick-red horizontal pair (unplated) margins all round (just clear at bottom left and right) cancelled central ‘1’ of Ryde (the second type with sloping serif to ‘1’, rated R). A very attractive pair. SG 48, Cat. £280+

     

    Lot 355
    Estimate: $250

    Brick-red horizontal pair (unplated) clear to small margins cancelled indistinct numeral

     

    Lot 356
    Estimate: $4,000

    * Note: This Lot now includes the 1d strip of four positions [12-15] (previously Lot 347). *

    1d Laureate various printings on Unwatermarked Paper, reconstruction of the engraved plate of 50 missing only three positions ([13], [14] and [15]) but with additional examples of [12], [23], [27], [30] and [37]. The reconstruction includes 20 pairs, a strip of 3 and an L-shaped block of 3, and incorporates the major engraving errors on Nos. [7], [9] and [21]. The condition is far superior to that usually seen and many four-margin stamps are included. An exceptional achievement, minimum SG Cat. £7280 (50)


     

    Lot 357
    Estimate: $1,250

    1d Laureate - the remainder on Unwatermarked Paper, comprising Hard Yellowish Paper in Carmine (2), and Bluish Paper in Carmine (3), Scarlet (2), Vermilion, and Brick-red (3), all superior four margin examples. A very fine group rarely offered in this quality. Also an 1852 (27 Mar) entire with carmine on yellowish singles (2) both good four-margin examples but horizontal crease through adhesives and two further 1d stamps would appear to be missing (11 + 1 cover). SG Cat £2360

                

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