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    SPECIMEN STAMPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, PERKINS BACON ISSUES

    Lot 1
    Estimate: $8,000 Realised Price : $8,250

    1854 Diadem 1/- Plate Proof in Deep Blue on unwatermarked paper, close margins with thinning, with two portions of "Rowland Hill" ‘CANCELLED’. Cat £10000. Ex Forster and Jaffé

    Six examples were prepared at the request of Ormond Hill in 1861, and presented to colleagues, including his uncle, Rowland Hill. Four examples of the 1/- Diadem proof have been recorded from the vertical block of six, of which this is No. 4; No. 3 is in the Royal Philatelic Collection

     

    Lot 2

    1860-72 Wmk Double-lined numerals 5d, 6d, 8d (2), 1/- and 5/- optd Type 2 diagonally. Also additional examples of the 5d (2), 6d, 8d (2) and 1/- with perforations trimmed to resemble imperforates. 1/- thinned, but condition generally good and rarely offered as the complete set (12)

    Approx 1600 of each value were prepared in 1870 and issued between December 1870 and March 1871

     

    Lot 3
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    1882-97 Wmk Crown over NSW (II) 3d Green Perf 10 and 3d Yellow-Green Perf 13x10 optd Type 12, both large part o.g., latter with thin at top right. Very scarce

    It has been stated that 120 3d stamps overprinted Type 12 were issued in January 1893

     

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