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
|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].
|Estimate: $750T ||Realised Price : $700|
1897 Charity 1/-, Proof in near issued colour on perforated thin, no wmkd card, minor surface abrasions. Rare.
|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
|Estimate: $1,500T ||Realised Price : $1,400|
1/- and 2/6d issued set together with 1d, 2d and 2½d adhesives on registered 1898 (Nov.4th) registered cover used Sydney to Germany, arrival backstamp of Baden, fine apart from small cover tear
|Estimate: $500T ||Realised Price : $480|
1899 1d Salmon-Red IMPERFORATE pair, SG 301a, postally used at Sydney 20th March, 1902. Of considerable rarity used
|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
Official Stamps: 1879-85 8d Yellow with Red overprint, SG O9, very fine example of this rare and undercatalogued stamp
|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
|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].
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.
1896 (22nd May) inwards wrapper Saint Helena to Sydney bearing, 1884-94 2½d on 6d (SG 40) strip of three paying triple rate, backstamped London and Sydney. Rare franking and destination. Fantastic Atlantic to Colonies item.