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    SYDNEY VIEWS, 3D, EARLY IMPRESSIONS ON HARD THICK BLUISH-GREY WOVE PAPER

    Lot 297
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $750

    Yellow-green pos. [14] good even margins all round, with approx 8mm scissor cut at top left. Manuscript ink mark on reverse barely shows through on front. SG 42, Cat. £4750
    [Note: Description and Estimate revised from that shown in the printed catalogue.]

     

    Lot 298
    Estimate: $30,000 Realised Price : $19,000

    Yellow-green strip of four pos. [11-14, [12] being variety ‘missing S.E. ray from top left star’] very fine colour and impression and with clear to good margins all round tied by ‘48’ numerals on 1852 (7 May) entire from Tarcutta to Albury with despatch and arrival (8 MY 1852) datestamps on reverse. Ironed-out vertical filing fold through third stamp barely detracts. This is one of only two covers recorded bearing a strip of four 3d Sydney Views, by far the finer of the two, and in addition shows the unique 6 x 2d inland rate (for a 2 to 3 ounce letter). Shown by Robson Lowe at the MIPEX ’63 International Philatelic Exhibition in Melbourne, and ex Dr W.R.D. Wiggins and ‘Manwood’. A wonderful showpiece and one of the most outstanding items in the ‘Carrington’ collection

     

    Lot 299
    Estimate: $80,000 Realised Price : $45,000

    Yellow-green block of four pos. [16-17/21-22, [22] being variety ‘missing S.E. ray from top left star’] beautiful colour and impression and with clear to good margins all round tied by Sydney obliterators to 1851 (1 Feb) OHMS outer to the Comptroller-General of Convicts in Van Diemen’s Land. Endorsed ‘Pr Shamrock via Launceston’, with PAID SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY despatch ds in red, Launceston arrival ds (10 FE 10 1851) on reverse, and crowned ‘FREE’ arrival datestamp on 11 FE 11 1851. The adhesives pay the 1/- (4 x 3d) quadruple ship letter rate. There are two vertical filing folds and the cover has been refolded at top and bottom as is typical of so many covers from the Pack collection. A superlative cover, and one of the most important items of New South Wales philately in private hands. From the C.L. Pack, Caspary, Sir Andrew Clark, Amundsen and Frankenstein collections. With 1962 RPSL Certificate.

     

    Lot 300
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $250

    Emerald-green pos. [18] good to large margins cancelled indistinct numeral. SG 43, Cat. £225

     

    Lot 301
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    Emerald-green pos. [23, variety ‘SIGIIUM’] clear to small margins with only traces of cancellation. SG 43c, Cat. £500

     

    Lot 302
    Estimate: $700 Realised Price : $525

    Emerald-green horizontal strip of three pos. [6-8] clear to good margins all round cancelled indistinct numeral. Two tiny tears in the bottom of [8] which do not impinge on the design. A rare multiple, ex Ginger and Sir Andrew Clark. SG 43, Cat. £675

     

    Lot 303
    Estimate: $200

    Yellow-green pos. [1] good even margins all round cancelled ‘2’ of Parramatta. SG 42 group, Cat. £225

     

    Lot 304
    Estimate: $250

    Yellow-green pos. [12] good to large margins cancelled ‘78’ of Cassilis (rated RR)

     

    Lot 305
    Estimate: $250

    Yellow-green pos. [12] good to large margins cancelled Sydney obliterator

     

    Lot 306
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $240

    Yellow-green pos. [17] good to very large margins with light indistinct numeral cancel

     

    Lot 307
    Estimate: $350

    Yellow-green pos. [18, variety ‘no whip’] small to large margins with neat numeral cancel. SG 42b group, Cat. £350

     

    Lot 308
    Estimate: $250

    Yellow-green pos. [20] good even margins all round cancelled Sydney obliterator

     

    Lot 309
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $3,200

    Yellow-green used with 2d Laureate Plate I paying the 5d (2d inland + 3d ship letter) rate, both with close to good margins all round, tied by ‘66’ numerals to 1852 (15 Apr) entire from Singleton to Bristol, England. ‘PAID SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY’ ds in red on face with manuscript ‘8(d)’ incoming ship letter charge, and with Singleton, London and Bristol arrival (AU 21 1852) ds on reverse. A very fine mixed issue franking, ex Dr. W.R.D. Wiggins and Baetgen

     

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