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    The 2002 Rarities Sale





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    RARITIES SALE, AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES

    Lot 205
    Estimate: $5,000

    1850 Sydney View 3d Yellow-Green, four margined example affixed to (16th Feb) cover by wafer and tied by obliterator in black and part red crowned handstamp, addressed to 'The Bishop of Hobartown', reverse with framed 'SHIP LETTER/28FB28/1850' in black

     

    Lot 206
    Estimate: $3,000T Realised Price : $2,600

    1885-86 1 Claret and Lilac, Perf 12, overprinted 'POSTAGE' in black, SG 246a. A Rare postally used example. 2002 RPSV Certificate. [It is believed only 77 examples were printed and this is probably for both the overprint in black or blue].

     

    Lot 207
    Estimate: $750T Realised Price : $700

    1897 Charity 1/-, Proof in near issued colour on perforated thin, no wmkd card, minor surface abrasions. Rare.

     

    Lot 208
    Estimate: $750T Realised Price : $725

    2/6d Proof in near issued colour on perforated thin, no wmkd card, opt 'Specimen' in red, small adhesion and shallow thin. Rare and attractive

     

    Lot 209
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $1,400

    1/- and 2/6d issued set together with 1d, 2d and 2d adhesives on registered 1898 (Nov.4th) registered cover used Sydney to Germany, arrival backstamp of Baden, fine apart from small cover tear

     

    Lot 210
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $480

    1899 1d Salmon-Red IMPERFORATE pair, SG 301a, postally used at Sydney 20th March, 1902. Of considerable rarity used

     

    Lot 211
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $420

    1899 9d on 10d 'Without surcharge' error [thereby creating an otherwise unissued 10d brown!], SG 309b, the Control single which is believed to be unique

     

    Lot 212
    Estimate: $500T

    Official Stamps: 1879-85 8d Yellow with Red overprint, SG O9, very fine example of this rare and undercatalogued stamp

     

    Lot 213
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $400

    Official: 1887-89 10/- Claret & Mauve opt 'POSTAGE' in blue, handstamped 'Specimen' over 'SPECIMEN' in capitals, large part o.g

     

    Lot 214
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $750

    1890 20/- Cobalt-Blue, Wmk type 25, opt OS, SG O48, CTO by concentric ring cancellation. [Robson Lowe states only 20 copies printed].

     

    Lot 215
    Estimate: $800

    1858 (11th Mar.) cover with central filing crease to London endorsed 'P "Emeu"' and 'via Marseilles' bearing Imperf Diadems 1/- single with large margins and pair with margins at places, tied by Sydney obliterators, arrival datestamp in red.

     

    Lot 216
    Estimate: $1,500T

    1896 (22nd May) inwards wrapper Saint Helena to Sydney bearing, 1884-94 2d on 6d (SG 40) strip of three paying triple rate, backstamped London and Sydney. Rare franking and destination. Fantastic Atlantic to Colonies item.

     

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