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AUSTRALIA : NEW SOUTH WALES
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1486
1849 Crown in Wreath 6d & Lion above crown 1/- orange, horiz se-tenent pr, Carmichael essays, imperf, wove paper. Superb UN as made, 4 large margins. Very rare! (P)
 SOLD at A$700
1487
1850 Sydney View 1d reddish rose, Plate I, no clouds, soft yellowish paper, horiz pr (6-7), FU with bold '25' pmks of Kiama, 4 large margins. SG 3 cat £950+ as singles. Rare multiple. (P)
 SOLD at A$850
1488
1850 Sydney View 1d carmine, plate II with clouds on horiz laid paper. FU almost 4 margins, barred Sydney pmk. SG 13 cat £700. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1489
1850 Sydney View 2d greyish-blue, plate I, early impression. VFU appearance, 4 margins, 2 tiny thins, barred numeral '3' pmk. SG 15 cat £550. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1490
1852 QV Laureate 6d brown, plate II, 1888 Van Dyck reprint from original plate on yellowish paper, full sheet of 25. VF UN as made. SG 77/78(R) originals would cat £100,000! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1491
1854-59 QV Diadem 8d deep golden-yellow to orange-yellow, imperf, from 2nd & 3rd printings, wmk double-lined '8'. VFU, 4 margins, Sydney barred oval pmk. SG 97 cat £1400. Rare genuine imperf as majority offered are fakes made from perf issues. 2008 RPSV photo-cert (P).
 AVAILABLE at A$1100
1492
1854-59 QV Diadem 8d golden-yellow, imperf, from 1st printing, wmk double-lined '8'. GU, 3 margins, 2mm tear at top, oval concentric rings 'NSW' pmk. SG 97 cat £1400. Rare genuine imperf, majority offered are fakes made from perf issues. A certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1493
1860-72 QV Diadem 8d orange, wmk double-lined '8', perf 12. VFU appearance with light cancel, closed tear in LL cnr. SG 150 cat £1200. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1494
1860-72 QV Diadem 8d red-orange, perf 12, wmk double-lined '8'. GU, ragged perfs, NSW ovals pmk. SG 151 cat £1200. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1495
1871-1902 QV 1/- pale lilac DIE PROOF on card (92x60mm). Superb fresh UN as made. SG 221(p). Colour die proofs are extremely rare. Printed for 1871 London South Kensington Exhibition. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1496
1882-97 QV Diadem 8d yellow, wmk crown NSW (SG w40) perf 10. VFM. SG 236 cat £200. Very scarce. (P)
 SOLD at A$150
1497
1882-97 QV 1/- black wmk crown NSW (SG w40) perf 10. F-VF fresh M, right wing margin. SG 237 cat £140. Very scarce (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1498
1885-86 POSTAGE opt QV 5/- lilac & green Stamp Duty, perf 12x10, opt REPRINT (but is from original printing & not a reprint). Superb fresh MUH. SG 238b(R) cat £800 as M normal. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1499
1885-86 'POSTAGE' blue opt QV 10/- mauve & claret Stamp Duty, wmk NSW s/ways, perf 12. F-VF fresh M. SG 241b cat £300 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1500
1885-86 POSTAGE opt QV £1 rose-lilac & claret Stamp Duty, perf 12x 10, opt REPRINT (but is from original printing & not a reprint). VF fresh MUH. S 242(R) cat £9000 as M normal. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1501
1888 Centenary Emu 2d blue POSTAL FORGERY, no wmk, line perf 11 on thick coarse mesh paper. VFU, light part '1134' numeral cancel of 'The Exchange', plus normal to compare. SG 254(F) footnote cat £450. Similar example realised $1200+ in another Sydney auction before. (2). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1502
1888 Centenary Emu 2d blue POSTAL FORGERY, no wmk, single line perf 11 on coarse paper. Postally U, light numeral 183 cancel of Glebe, central thin, but superb appearance. SG 254(F) footnote cat £450. Very few known with clear pmk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
1503
1888-90 OS RED opt Map 5/- deep purple, wmk '5/-', perf 11½, from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO ovals pmk, with gum. SG O47 cat £800. Rare as only 158 sold & certificate can be obtained upon request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1504
1890 'OS opt Carrington 20/- cobalt-blue, perf 10, wmk 5/- sideways, from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, NSW ovals pmk. SG O48(var) cat £1100. Rare as only 158 sold. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1505
1890-95 OS opt Carrington 20/- cobalt-blue, wmk '20/- NSW' in circle, perf 10, 1895 special printing for PO sets. Superb CTO, GPO ovals pmk. SG O50 cat £1100. Very rare with GPO pmk as only 50 made. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1506
1890-95 'OS' opt on Carrington 20/- cobalt-blue, wmk '20/- NSW' in circle, perf 10, 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, NSW ovals pmk. SG O50 cat £1100. Rare, only 148 sold. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
1507
1890-91 OS opt Carrington 20/- cobalt-blue, perf, 10 opt SPECIMEN, wmk 20/- NSW within circle. Superb fresh MUH. SG O50s, normal cat £19000 for M. Very rare so fresh. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1508
1894-1904 POSTAGE blue opt QV 10/- violet & claret Stamp Duty, wmk NSW ('S' wide) sideways, perf 12x11. VF fresh MLH. SG 275b cat £350 & under-catalogued. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
1509
1897 Consumptive Homes QV Charity set 1d & 2½d. VF MLH. SG 280-81 cat £300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1510
1897-99 Arms 1d & QV 2d & 2½d violet imperf composite PROOF, on thick glazed paper (143x79mm), no wmk. Superb UN as made. SG 288/297(p). Attractive & very rare! (P)
 SOLD at A$500
1511
1897-99 Arms 1d & QV 2d & 2½d dark blue, imperf composite PROOF, on thick glazed paper (144x79mm), no wmk. Superb UN as made. SG 288/297(p). Attractive & very rare! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1512
1897-99 QV Coin 5/- reddish-purple, wmk '5/-' perf 11. VF fresh MUH. SG 297c cat £48 for M, should be at least £96 MUH (P)
 SOLD at A$120
1513
1897-99 QV Coin 5/- reddish-purple, wmk 5/-, perf 11. VF fresh M. SG 297c cat £48. (P)
 SOLD at A$40
1514
1897-99 QV Coin 5/- reddish-purple, wmk 5/-, perf 11x12. VF fresh MLH. SG 297ce cat £50. (P)
 SOLD at A$40
1515
1902-03 Arms 1d carmine Die II blk of 9, error DOUBLE horiz & vert. VF 1MLH/8MUH, UL stamp sl crease. SG 314(var), ACSC N9ba cat $450 as M singles. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1516
1839 Folded Letter headed 'Campbells Wharf Sydney 5 April 1839' from Robert Campbell, early ship owner, trader etc -named Campbells Cove at Circular Quay. Letter concerning invoices to the late Samuel Marsden, among other things. To London, with '3 SP 3 1839' cds & unboxed 'India Letter Dover' b/s, both in red, the last being the rarest of these h/s & only in use in 1839.
 SOLD at A$275
1517
1840 folded letter with 'Paid Ship Letter Sydney MA 21 1840' in red, with '8' & '3' m/s ratings. (separations). To London, b/s 'Ship Letter' & '18 SP 18 1840' cds, both in red. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1518
1841 folded letter with 'Paid Ship Letter Sydney MY 3 1841' red pmk. To London 'pr Honduras' b/s 'Ship Letter' & red '19 SP 19 1841' arrival cds. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1519
1854 Inwards stampless cover endorsed 'per Bosporus Paid 1/-', with 'Hungerford FE 3 1854' & red 'Paid' cds. To Albury with h/s '5' for 3d Ship Letter plus 2d inland mail, with partial Ship Letter pmk & Albury MY 3 1854 arrival b/s.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1520
1861 Inwards covers from GB franked QV 6d (SG 70), 2nd franked 1d, 2d plate 8 & 6d (SG 40?, 45 & 70), all tied by '287' barred pmks. To same person in Sydney, each b/s 'Port Glasgow', London & 'Ship Letter Sydney'. SG cat £534+ for such frankings. (2).
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1521
1864 Inwards Registered cover from GB franked QV 6d (2, SG 84) & 4d (SG 82) tied by 'Hull FE 23 64' duplex pmks, with crown Registered h/s & London transits. To 'Race Course Creek, Fish River, via Bathurst' -the goldfields, with 2 enclosed letters, b/s of Cottingham, Sydney, Bathurst, O'Connell & Fish R Creek. SG £500 for such franking.
 AVAILABLE at A$160
1522
1865 Inwards cover from GB franked QV 4d (SG 82) & 6d plate 5 (SG 96), tied by 'Leith AP 25 65' duplex pmks. To Lady Mitchell, wife of explorer Sir Thomas Mitchell, b/s of London & 'Ship Letter Sydney'. SG cat £490+ for such franking.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1523
1865 Inwards cover from GB franked QV 4d plate 7 (3, SG 93) & 6d plate 6 (SG 97) tied by 'London SP 22 65' duplex pmks. To Sydney with b/s of Kingston-on-Thames' & Ship Letter Sydney. SG cat £400+ for such franking.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1524
1874 Inwards cover from GB franked QV 6d plate 13 (SG 147) tied by 'Tunbridge-Wells AU 22 74' duplex pmk. To Sydney b/s 'Tunbridge-Wells High St & Sydney. SG cat £150 on cover.
 AVAILABLE at A$240
1525
1897 Money Order (no.5327) for £5.10/- from Dandaloo, bearing 1888 Centenary 1d tied by crisp strike of the cds. Cashed at Hobart with Paying Office cds at LR & 'Commercial Bank of Tasmania' cachet on reverse. Comp with 'Advice' portion, March 18 departure & March 29 (MOO & SB Tasmania) arrival cds. Money Orders are rare. Similar from Coonamble with advice sold for $670 in auction 296. (P)
 SOLD at A$200
1526
Postmarks: Extensive numeral pmk collection to 2075 with around 1050 diff pmks in order of type with 1850-56 original style (32) to 152 inc 1 (Ryde) 5 (RR) on QV Diadem 6d imperf, 15 (RRR) on 2d plate 1 Laureate, 22 & 29 (both RR) on 2d laureate, 35 on 1850 Sydney View 2d, 78 (RR) on 2d laureate no wmk strip of 3, 105 (RRR) tied to piece with part Bendemeer pmk, 115 & 118 (both RR), 128 (RRR), 137 (RRR) & 152 on QLD 1d Chalon. 1856-64 type 2 (4 dot rays) numerals (180) to 406 with RRRR (20) inc 35, 50, 56, 71 (2), 77, 81 (QLD), 95 (NSW), 122, 162, 187, 217 & 224. RRR (22) inc 3, 10 (2), 49, 92, 116 (2), 130, 133 (QLD), 135, 138 (2), 245, 247, 291, 314 & 406. RR (20) to 400 inc superb 222 on 1856 QV 1d Diadem imperf. 1864-76 type 3 (3 dot rays) numerals (290) to 835 with RRRR 536, 549, 615, 666, 802 & 813. RRR (14) inc 36, 285, 407, 428, 500, 562, 715, 788 (2) & 811. RR (13) to 735 plus num 70 on 1880s QV 1/- bi-colour Stamp Duty (unique). Barred numerals (540) 1-2075 with RRRR (22) inc 899, 903, 951, 1118, 1121, 1196, 1268, 1319 (2), 1463, 1465, 1468, 1510, 1664, 1712 (2), 1753. RRR (40) inc 284, 617, 816, 817, 855, 875, 901, 994, 1060, 1078, 1129 (2), 1176, 1290, 1336, 1351, 1403 (2), 1442 (2), 1471, 1492, 1654, 1803, 1947 & 2030. RR (21) to 1872. type 5 (numerals in rings) with 26 diff inc very scarce 1348 (2, RRR). Wide range of host stamps from 1850 Sydney View 2d to 1897 Charity 2/6 inc 1d Sydney View Jeffries forgery (num 38), 6d Laureate Jeffries forgeries (2, num 34 & 31), 1851 QV Laureates 2d (21) inc strip of 3, & 6d brown near 4 margins. 1856 Diadems imperf 1d (13), 2d (22) & 6d (8) inc wmk 8. 1860 QV 5/-, 1884 QV 10/-, 1888 5/- Map (4) & 1897 Charity 1/- (6). Strikes vary from F-VF. A solid collection with 100s of scarce to very rare pmks, noted 4R (49), 3R (82) & RR (62). Est total retail $10,500. (1070) (P)
 SOLD at A$2100
1527
Watermark Master Plate of 10 large 'NSW' similar to that used on the tall Postal Fiscal opts, this used to make an impression in wax that is used to create the final wmk. Still with interconnecting lines which are later removed before cutting into single pieces to be affixed to the dandy roll. Made by specialist dandy roll makers Edwin Amies & Son, still in it's original rustproof paper wrapper. Unique. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1528
Watermark Master Plate of 'New South Wales Postage' as used for sheet margin wmks, used to make an impression in wax that is used to create the final wmk. Still with interconnecting lines which are later removed before cutting into pieces to affix to the dandy roll. Made by specialist dandy roll makers Edwin Amies & Son. Unique. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1529
Watermark Master Plate of 6 similar to the 1890s '5/- NSW' in diamond wmk, used to make an impression in wax that is used to create the final wmk. Still with the interconnecting lines which are removed before cutting into single pieces to be affixed to the dandy roll. Made by specialist dandy roll makers Edwin Amies & Son, still in its original rustproof paper wrapper. Unique. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
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