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1490
1849 Crown in wreath 6d black imperf Carmichael Essay, wove paper. VF UN as made, 4 large margins. Very rare. (P)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
A$
1491
1849 Crown in wreath 6d vermilion imperf Carmichael Essay, wove paper. Superb UN as made, 4 large margins. Very rare. (P)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
A$
1492
1849 QV 1d blue, engraved ESSAY by Carmichael, being his version of the GB 1d black with stars in the top cnrs & check-letters at base, plus intricate pattern at sides as used in the Sydney View 2d. Superb fresh UN as made, 4 huge margins. A very scarce philatelically historical item. (P)
  A$900
(US$671)
(€599)
(£515)
  A$1500
(US$1118)
(€998)
(£858)
A$
1493
1850 Sydney View 1d carmine, Plate 1, horiz pr, early engraved forgery by Jefferys, showing both forgery types, on white wove paper. "VFU" small tear at top, all 4 margins, barred "43" oval pmks. SG 2(F), original cat £1000. Useful reference. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
1494
1850 Sydney View 1d reddish rose, Plate I, no clouds. F-VF U, 3 margins, barred Sydney pmk. SG 3 cat £475. (P)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1495
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)
  A$800
(US$596)
(€532)
(£458)
  A$1100
(US$820)
(€732)
(£629)
A$
1496
1850 Sydney View 1d brownish red, Plate I no clouds, soft yellowish paper, vertical pr (4/9). Superb U with neat strikes of scarce barred numeral "54", 4 margins. SG 4 cat £1000+ as singles. Rare & attractive multiple. RPSL certificate. (P)
  A$850
(US$633)
(€565)
(£486)
  A$1200
(US$894)
(€798)
(£686)
A$
1497
1850 Sydney View 1d carmine, Plate II, horiz pr, early engraved forgery by Jefferys, showing both forgery types, on white wove paper. "VFU", small thin, Sydney barred pmk, all 4 margins. SG 8(F), original cat £750. Useful reference. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
1498
1850 Sydney View 1d dull carmine, Plate II, with clouds, hard greyish paper, horiz pr (16-17). VFU, barred "23" pmks of Wollongong, 4 large margins. SG 11 cat £750+ as singles. Rare multiple. (P)
  A$650
(US$484)
(€432)
(£372)
  A$850
(US$633)
(€565)
(£486)
A$
1499
1850 Sydney View 1d carmine, Plate II, with clouds, laid paper, VFU with barred "55" pmk of Newcastle, 4 large margins. SG 13 cat £700+. Unusually nice example of this scarce stamp. (P)
  A$550
(US$410)
(€366)
(£315)
  A$750
(US$559)
(€499)
(£429)
A$
1500
1850 Sydney View 2d blue plate I, early engraved forgery by Panelli, on vert laid paper. Superb UN, 4 margins. SG 15(F), original cat £17,000. Rare specialist item. (P)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1501
1850 Sydney View 2d dull blue, Plate I, later impression. Superb U, 4 margins, barred "64" pmk. SG 18 cat £180+. Unusually nice. (P)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1502
1850 Sydney View 2d ultramarine, Plate III. VFU, Sydney barred pmk, 4 large margins. SG 29 cat £225. (P)
  A$130
(US$97)
(€86)
(£74)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1503
1850 Sydney View 3d yellow-green, early engraved forgery by Panelli, on white wove paper. Superb fresh UN, 4 margins. SG 39(F), original cat £9000. Rare specialist item. (P)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1504
1850 Sydney View 3d yellow-green, soft yellowish wove paper. VFU appearance, repaired at left, 4 margins, barred "15" pmk. SG 39 cat £325. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
1505
1850 Sydney View 3d yellow-green, soft yellowish paper, vert strip of 3 (9/14/19). FU with barred Sydney pmks, 4 large margins. SG 39 cat £975++ as singles. Robson Lowe handbook states "multiples on this paper are particularly rare". (P)
  A$1000
(US$745)
(€665)
(£572)
  A$1500
(US$1118)
(€998)
(£858)
A$
1506
1850 Sydney View 3d yellow-green, on hard greyish wove paper. VFU, barred numeral pmk, 4 margins. SG 42 cat £275. (P)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1507
1850-51 Sydney View 3d yellow-green on grey wove paper. VFU Sydney obliterator, 4 large margins. SG 42 cat £275. (P)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1508
1851 Sydney View 2d dull ultramarine Plate V, vert laid paper. VFU, 4 margins, unusually light pmk. SG 38 cat £425. (P)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1509
1851-55 QV Laureate 2d blue, 6d brown & 8d blue, all cnr marginal blks of 4, being the 1880s reprints from original plates. VF UN as made, all 4 margins. SG ex 60-81(r) originals would cat £75,000! (3 blks of 4). (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
1510
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)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1511
1853 QV Laureate 8d blue comp sheet of 50 inc Jervis imprint, inc varieties no bow at back of head (1/9), no leaves at right of south (3/1) & no lines in spandrels being the 1880s reprint. VF UN as made. SG 79/81(r), originals would cat £650,000! Impressive. (P)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
  A$600
(US$447)
(€399)
(£343)
A$
1512
1853 QV Laureate 8d orange. U, barred numeral pmk "72" of Wee Waa (RRRR) in BLUE! SG 81 cat £650, plus premium for the very rare pmk. (P)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
A$
1513
1854 QV Laureate 3d yellow-green, wmk 3, pos.22. F-VF M, 3 margins. SG 87 cat £650. (P)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
  A$450
(US$335)
(€299)
(£257)
A$
1514
1854-59 QV Diadem 5d dull green, imperf, wmk double-lined 5. VFU appearance, shallow thin, NSW ovals pmk, 4 margins inc part adjoining stamp at right. SG 88 cat £650. (P)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
  A$350
(US$261)
(€233)
(£200)
A$
1515
1854 QV Diadem 5d deep blue, imperf plate PROOF, no wmk, wove paper. Superb fresh UN as made, 4 margins. SG 88(p) normal cat £1300. Rare. (P)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
  A$600
(US$447)
(€399)
(£343)
A$
1516
1854 QV Diadem 5d green, imperf plate PROOF, no wmk, wove paper. Superb fresh UN, top marginal with 4 margins. SG 88(p) normal cat £1300. Rare. (P)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
  A$600
(US$447)
(€399)
(£343)
A$
1517
1854 QV Diadem (6d) green, Perkins Bacon reprinted die proof with side ornaments & blank value tablet, on card, no wmk. Superb fresh UN as made, 4 margins. SG 89/96 (p) normal £1600. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1518
1854 QV Diadem (6d) black, Perkins Bacon reprinted die proof with side ornaments & blank value tablet, no wmk, wove paper. Superb UN as made, 4 margins. SG 89/96(p) normal cat £1600. (P)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1519
1854 QV Diadem (6d) red, Perkins Bacon reprinted die proof with side ornaments & blank value tablet, no wmk, wove paper. Superb fresh UN as made, 4 margins. SG 89/96(p) normal cat £1600. Beautiful. (P)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
A$
1520
1854-59 QV Diadem 8d rich golden yellow (from 1st printing), imperf, wmk double-line "8". VFU, barred numeral "24" pmk, 4 margins, SG 97 cat £1400. Rare genuine imperf, majority offered are fakes made from perf issues. Certificate can be obtained on request (P)
  A$1000
(US$745)
(€665)
(£572)
  A$1500
(US$1118)
(€998)
(£858)
A$
1521
1854 QV Diadem 8d black, imperf plate PROOF, no wmk, wove paper. UN as made, small thins, 4 margins & superb appearance. SG 97/98(p) normal cat £15,000. Rare & attractive. (P)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1522
1854 QV Diadem 8d chocolate, imperf plate PROOF, no wmk, wove paper. Superb UN as made, 4 margins. SG 97/98(p) normal cat £15,000. Rare & attractive. (P)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
  A$600
(US$447)
(€399)
(£343)
A$
1523
1854 QV Diadem 8d blue, imperf plate PROOF, no wmk, wove paper. Superb UN as made, 4 margins. SG 97/98(p) normal cat £15,000. Rare. (P)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
  A$600
(US$447)
(€399)
(£343)
A$
1524
1854-59 QV Diadem 8d deep yellow-orange (from 4th printing), imperf, wmk double-lined "8". VFU, barred Sydney pmk, 4 margins. SG 98 cat £1300. A rare genuine imperf & a certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$1000
(US$745)
(€665)
(£572)
  A$1500
(US$1118)
(€998)
(£858)
A$
1525
1856 QV Diadem 1d black imperf PROOF, no wmk, wove paper. Superb UN, as made, 4 margins. SG 107/109(p), normal M cat £325. Very scarce! (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1526
1856 QV Diadem 1d red-brown, imperf plate PROOF, no wmk, blued wove paper. VF UN as made, 4 margins. SG 107/109(p), normal cat £325. Rare. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
1527
1856 QV Diadem 2d black, imperf PROOF, no wmk, thick wove paper. VF UN as made, 4 margins. SG 110/114(p), normal M cat £275. Rare. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1528
1856-60 QV Diadem 2d blue, imperf, retouch (105), right side of N of NEW lower than left. Heavy retouching in the left panel & in front of the face, on piece with "Ipswich NSW" & "Drayton NSW" (Qld) cds. FU, 2 margins. SG 112a cat £450, plus premium for usage in Qld. (P)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1529
1860-72 QV Diadem 8d yellow-orange, perf 12, wmk double-lined "8". VFU, vert pre-printing paper wrinkle, dotted rayed "55" pmk. SG 150(var) cat £1200, plus premium for unlisted bright shade. Rare stamp & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$800
(US$596)
(€532)
(£458)
  A$1200
(US$894)
(€798)
(£686)
A$
1530
1860-72 QV Diadem 8d orange, wmk double-line "8", perf 12. Superb U. SG 150 cat £1200++. Unusually nice example of this rare stamp & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$1000
(US$745)
(€665)
(£572)
  A$1500
(US$1118)
(€998)
(£858)
A$
1531
1860-72 QV Diadem 8d red-orange, perf 12, wmk double-lined "8". VFU, "Sydney JA 22" cds. SG 151 cat £1200 & under-catalogued as much rarer than orange shade. Unusually nice example of this rare stamp & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$1000
(US$745)
(€665)
(£572)
  A$1500
(US$1118)
(€998)
(£858)
A$
1532
1861 QV Coin 5/- brownish red, imperf PROOF horiz pr, wmk small star & vert lines at left, wove paper. Superb UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 174/181(p). Very rare! (P)
  A$800
(US$596)
(€532)
(£458)
  A$1200
(US$894)
(€798)
(£686)
A$
1533
1861 QV Coin 5/- yellow-olive, imperf PROOF, horiz pr, wmk Mult Stars, wove paper. Superb UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 174/181(p). Very rare! (P)
  A$800
(US$596)
(€532)
(£458)
  A$1200
(US$894)
(€798)
(£686)
A$
1534
1861 QV Coin 5/- purple, imperf PROOF horiz pr, wmk large star, wove paper. Superb UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 174/181(p). Very rare! (P)
  A$800
(US$596)
(€532)
(£458)
  A$1200
(US$894)
(€798)
(£686)
A$
1535
1861 QV Coin 5/- green, imperf PROOF horiz pr, wmk small star, wove paper. Superb UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 174/181(p). Very rare! (P)
  A$800
(US$596)
(€532)
(£458)
  A$1200
(US$894)
(€798)
(£686)
A$
1536
1862-65 QV 2d pale blue, no wmk, perf 14. Superb fresh MUH, pristine original gum. SG 188 cat £200 for M, should be at least double, £400 MUH. Rarity in MUH condition. (P)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
  A$500
(US$373)
(€333)
(£286)
A$
1537
1871-1902 QV 1/- mauve DIE PROOF on card (92x60mm). Superb fresh UN as made. SG 221(p). Colour die proofs are extremely rare. Produced for 1871 London South Kensington Exhibition. (P)
  A$500
(US$373)
(€333)
(£286)
  A$800
(US$596)
(€532)
(£458)
A$
1538
1871 Electric Telegraphs 1d, 2d, 6d & 8/- opt SPECIMEN. G-VF M, some flts. Barefoot 1, 2, 3 & 8s. SG T1, 2, 3, & 8(s), normals cat £2430. (4). (P)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
  A$500
(US$373)
(€333)
(£286)
A$
1539
1879-85 OS RED opt QV Diadem 3d green, perf 10, wmk crown NSW (type 40), from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO with gum, NSW ovals pmk. SG O4(var), normal cat £350+ Rare as only 158 sold. (P)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
  A$600
(US$447)
(€399)
(£343)
A$
1540
1879-85 OS opt QV 9d on 10d brown, perf 12, wmk crown NSW from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, NSW ovals pmk, with gum. SG O11 cat £900. Rare as only 158 sold & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$500
(US$373)
(€333)
(£286)
  A$800
(US$596)
(€532)
(£458)
A$
1541
1879-85 OS RED opt QV Diadem 8d yellow, perf 10, wmk crown NSW (type 40) inverted, from 1895 special printing for PO sets. F-VF CTO, NSW ovals pmk. SG O9(var) normal cat £450+. Rare as only 158 sold & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
  A$600
(US$447)
(€399)
(£343)
A$
1542
1880 OS opt QV 10d lilac, perf 10, wmk "10" from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, concentric ovals pmk. SG O18ac M cat £425. Rare as only 208 sold. (P)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1543
1880-88 OS opt QV Coin 5/- deep purple perf 10, opt Specimen & REPRINT! overlapping ea other. VF UN. SG O14(var), normal cat £850. Rarity for specialist -1st example we have seen. (P)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
  A$700
(US$522)
(€466)
(£400)
A$
1544
1880-88 OS opt QV Coin 5/- purple, perf 12, wmk "5/-" from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, NSW ovals pmk. SG O17 cat £650+. Rare as only 158 sold. (P)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
  A$600
(US$447)
(€399)
(£343)
A$
1545
1882-95 OS opt QV inc 1d red, 2d blue, 3d Diadem green, 4d brown, 6d lilac, 8d Diadem yellow, 1/- black, plus 1892 ½d grey, various perfs, from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VFU/CTO, all with NSW ovals pmk. SG ex O21b-33b & O58. Rare as only 158 of ea sold. (8) (P)
  A$130
(US$97)
(€86)
(£74)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1546
1882-85 OS opt QV 2d blue, perf 11x12, wmk crown NSW (SG type 40), from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, with gum NSW ovals pmks. SG O21c. Rare as only 158 sold.
  A$20
(US$15)
(€13)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$22)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1548
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)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1549
1885-86 POSTAGE blue opt QV 10/- mauve & claret Stamp Duty, wmk NSW sideways, perf 12. VF fresh M. SG 241b cat £300 (P)
  A$230
(US$171)
(€153)
(£132)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1550
1885-86 POSTAGE blue opt QV 10/- mauve & claret Stamp Duty, perf 12, blued paper, opt Specimen. F-VF fresh M. SG 241b(s), cat £75 normal cat £300. (P)
  A$60
(US$45)
(€40)
(£34)
  A$90
(US$67)
(€60)
(£51)
A$
1551
1885-86 POSTAGE blue opt QV £1 rose-lilac & claret Stamp Duty rough perf 12x10, opt REPRINT (but is from original printing & not a reprint). VFM. SG 242(R) cat £9000 as normal. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
1552
1885-95 OS serifed opt QV 5/- purple & green Stamp Duty opt POSTAGE in black, perf 11, wmk NSW sideways, from 1895 special printing for PO sets. Superb CTO, with gum, concentric ovals pmk. SG unlisted as unissued with OS opt. Rare as only 208 sold & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$600
(US$447)
(€399)
(£343)
  A$900
(US$671)
(€599)
(£515)
A$
1553
1887-95 OS serifed opt on QV 10/- mauve & claret Stamp Duty opt "POSTAGE" in blue, perf 10, wmk NSW, from 1895 Special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, concentric ovals pmk. SG O37b(var) normal cat £3000. Rare as only 208 sold. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$700
(US$522)
(€466)
(£400)
  A$1000
(US$745)
(€665)
(£572)
A$
1554
1888 Centenary 2d Emu 2d deep blue, POSTAL FORGERY, no wmk, line perf 11, on thick coarse mesh paper. VFU, NSW ovals pmk. SG 254(F) footnote cat £450. Rare item for specialist. (P)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
  A$700
(US$522)
(€466)
(£400)
A$
1555
1888 Centenary 2d Emu pale blue, POSTAL FORGERY, no wmk, line perf 11 on thick coarse mesh paper. VFU, NSW ovals pmk, plus part cds. SG 254(F) footnote cat £450. Rare item for specialist. (P)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
  A$700
(US$522)
(€466)
(£400)
A$
1556
1888 Centenary 2d Emu 2d prussian blue, horiz IMPERF pr, wmk crown NSW. VFM, left marginal with all 4 margins. SG 254a cat £375. (P)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
  A$450
(US$335)
(€299)
(£257)
A$
1557
1888 Map 5/- blue, imperf PROOF blk of 4, no wmk, wove paper, printed from special master mini plates of 4. Superb appearance UN as made, thin at top, all 4 margins. SG 261(p) normal cat £1700+. Believed unique as a blk in this colour & great exhibition item -certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$1200
(US$894)
(€798)
(£686)
  A$2000
(US$1490)
(€1330)
(£1144)
A$
1558
1888-90 "OS" opt 1888 Centenary 1d violet wmk crown NSW, comb perf 11-12 FULL SHEET of 120 (only with top & bottom selvedge), with CP", "GPrO NSW" & "1888" monograms below ea pane & POSTAGE ONE PENNY" inscr at top. Stamps mostly F-VF MUH, small paper adhesion central gutter affects 4 stamps, some perf separations. SG O39 cat £720 as M singles, should be at least double, £1440 MUH, plus huge premium for rare sheet.
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
A$
1559
1888-90 OS opt Centenary 1d to 1/(no 2d), various perfs, from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VFU/CTO NSW ovals pmk. SG ex O39-O44. Rare group as only 158 of ea sold. (5) (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1560
1888-90 OS opt Centenary set 1d to 1/-, opt Specimen. VF fresh M. SG O39s-44s cat £250+. Rare set. (6). (P)
  A$220
(US$164)
(€146)
(£126)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1561
1888-90 OS RED opt Map 5/- deep purple, perf 12, wmk "5/-" from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, concentric ovals pmk. SG O47(var) cat £800. Rare as only 208 sold & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$500
(US$373)
(€333)
(£286)
  A$700
(US$522)
(€466)
(£400)
A$
1562
1888-90 OS opt Carrington 20/- cobalt-blue, perf 10, wmk "5/-" sideways from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, concentric ovals pmk. SG O48 cat £1100 for normal. Rare as only 208 sold & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$700
(US$522)
(€466)
(£400)
  A$1000
(US$745)
(€665)
(£572)
A$
1563
1890-91 OS opt Map 5/- mauve, perf 10, wmk "5/- NSW" in diamond from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, with gum, concentric ovals pmk. SG O49 cat £100+. Rare as only 208 sold. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
1564
1890-91 OS opt Map 5/- dull lilac, wmk "5/- NSW" in diamond, perf 12. F-VF U, concentric rings pmk. SG O49b cat £170. (P)
  A$130
(US$97)
(€86)
(£74)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1565
1890 Official opt 5/- Map perf 10, opt OS & SPECIMEN, monogram CP & GPrO blk of 14 from LL of sheet. MUH, largely F-VF inc interesting opt varieties R5/2 "broken S" in OS, plus a mix of minor varieties in the SPECIMEN opt. A rare multiple. (14) (P)
  A$500
(US$373)
(€333)
(£286)
  A$750
(US$559)
(€499)
(£429)
A$
1566
1890 Carrington 20/- ultramarine wmk "20/- NSW" in circle, perf 12. Superb fresh MLH. SG 264ca cat £450+. Scarce. (P)
  A$325
(US$242)
(€216)
(£186)
  A$425
(US$317)
(€283)
(£243)
A$
1567
1890 Carrington 20/- ultramarine, wmk "20/- NSW" in circle, perf 11x12. Superb fresh M. SG 264cb cat £375+. Scarce. (P)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
A$
1568
1890-91 OS opt Map 5/- lilac, wmk "5/- NSW" in diamond, perf 10, positional variety broken "S". FU. SG O49 cat £170 for normal plus premium for variety should be at least +100% so £340+. (P)
  A$130
(US$97)
(€86)
(£74)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1569
1890s Official Presentation sheet of Specimen & reprint stamps, 1855-92 inc 1855 QV Registration (6d), 1862-72 QV 1d, 2d, 4d, 6d, 9d/10d, 10d & 1/-. 1855-56 QV Diadem 3d, 5d & 8d, 1861 QV Coin 5/-. 1885-87 QV Postage opt 5/-, 10/- & £1. 1888-89 Centenary set to 1/- plus Map 5/- & Carrington 20/-. 1890 Australia 2½d. 1891 Surch set. 1891-92 Postage Due set to 20/-. Stamps mostly F-VFM, sheet somewhat tropicalized & has been rebacked for display. Normals would cat £8500+. Rare complete document & impressive. (38). (P)
  A$500
(US$373)
(€333)
(£286)
  A$800
(US$596)
(€532)
(£458)
A$
1570
1890-91 OS opt Carrington 20/- cobalt-blue, perf 10, wmk 20/- NSW in circle from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO with gum, NSW ovals pmk. SG O50 cat £1100. Rare as only 158 sold & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$700
(US$522)
(€466)
(£400)
  A$1000
(US$745)
(€665)
(£572)
A$
1571
1891 Surch QV set ½d-12½d opt Specimen, wmk crown NSW. VF fresh MUH. SG 266-68s cat £75 for M, should be at least double, £150 MUH. (3) (P)
  A$90
(US$67)
(€60)
(£51)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
1572
1891 OS opt QV 7½d on 6d brown, perf 10, variety "O" sideways, from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, with gum, concentric ovals pmk. SG O56 cat £70+ plus premium for variety. Rare as only 208 sold. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1573
1891 OS opt QV 12½d on 1/- red, perf 10, wmk crown NSW from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO with gum, NSW ovals pmk. SG O57(var) cat normal £110+. Rare as only 158 sold. (P)
  A$80
(US$60)
(€53)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$89)
(€80)
(£69)
A$
1574
1892 OS opt QV ½d grey, perf 10 from 1895 special printing for PO sets VF CTO, with gum, NSW ovals pmk. SG O58. Rare, only 158 sold
  A$20
(US$15)
(€13)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$22)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1575
1894-1904 POSTAGE blue opt QV 10/- violet & claret Stamp Duty, wmk NSW sideways, perf 12. Superb fresh MLH. SG 275 cat £325. (P)
  A$230
(US$171)
(€153)
(£132)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1576
1894-1904 "POSTAGE" blue opt QV 10/- violet & claret Stamp Duty, wmk NSW ("S" wide) sideways, perf 12x11. VF fresh M. SG 275b cat £350. (P)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
  A$350
(US$261)
(€233)
(£200)
A$
1577
1897? Hand drawn essay in pen & ink for a QV 1d design, endorsed "Nunc aut nungaum" (Now or never), on card (93x131mm) -design 41x50mm. Some water staining. Unique. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1578
1897 Consumptives Homes QV charity set 1d & 2½d. Superb fresh MUH, both marginal, pristine fresh gum & bright colours. SG 280-81 cat £300 for M & should be at least double, £600 MUH. Very rare so nice! (2). (P)
  A$500
(US$373)
(€333)
(£286)
  A$800
(US$596)
(€532)
(£458)
A$
1579
1897 Consumptive Homes QV Charity set 1d & 2½d. VF MLH. SG 280-81 cat £300. (P)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1580
1897 Consumptives Homes QV charity set 1d & 2½d. VFU. SG 280-81 cat £275. (2) (P)
  A$130
(US$97)
(€86)
(£74)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
A$
1581
1897 Consumptives Homes QV charity set 1d & 2½d. VFU, on piece with "Registered Sydney NSW" cds. SG 280-81 cat £275, plus premium for pieces from postal usage. (12). (P)
  A$180
(US$134)
(€120)
(£103)
  A$275
(US$205)
(€183)
(£157)
A$
1582
1897-99 Arms 1d & QV 2d & 2½d dark blue imperf composite PROOF, on thick glazed paper (144x94mm). Superb UN as made, 4 huge margins. SG 288/297(p). Attractive & very rare. (P)
  A$600
(US$447)
(€399)
(£343)
  A$900
(US$671)
(€599)
(£515)
A$
1583
1897-99 Arms 1d & QV 2d & 2½d green imperf composite DIE PROOF, on thick glazed paper (143x94mm). Superb UN as made, 4 huge margins. SG 288/297(p). Attractive. Very rare. (P)
  A$600
(US$447)
(€399)
(£343)
  A$900
(US$671)
(€599)
(£515)
A$
1584
1897-99 QV 2d ultramarine DIE PROOF colour trial similar to issued design but screened typography printing (design of dots), perf 11, thick chalk-surfaced paper. UN as made, thinned as was glued to printer's approval card, VF appearance. SG 292(p). Extremely rare as only several printed. (P)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
A$
1585
1897-99 QV Coin 5/- reddish-purple, wmk 5/-, perf 11. VF fresh MUH. SG 297c cat £48 for M, should be at least double, £96 MUH. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
1586
1897-99 QV Coin 5/- reddish-purple, wmk 5/-, perf 11. VF fresh MLH. SG 297c cat £48. (P)
  A$40
(US$30)
(€27)
(£23)
  A$50
(US$37)
(€33)
(£29)
A$
1587
1897-99 QV Coin 5/- reddish-purple, wmk 5/-, perf 11x12. VF fresh MUH. SG 297ce cat £50 for M, should be at least double, £100 MUH. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
1588
1897-99 QV Coin 5/- reddish-purple, wmk 5/-, perf 11x12. VF fresh MLH. SG 297ce cat £50. (P)
  A$40
(US$30)
(€27)
(£23)
  A$50
(US$37)
(€33)
(£29)
A$
1589
1901 PO Presentation sheet for "Members of the Legislatures" with set of 17 "current" stamps to 20/- inc QV 5/- Coin, 10/- claret & violet opt POSTAGE in blue plus set of Postage Dues to 20/-. All CTO NSW ovals pmk. Stamps F-VF, bit tropicalized. SG cat £515 as loose stamps alone. Rare as a comp document. (P)
  A$450
(US$335)
(€299)
(£257)
  A$650
(US$484)
(€432)
(£372)
A$
1590
1905 Carrington 20/- cobalt blue, wmk crown A in circle, perf 11. Superb fresh M. SG 350 cat £375+. Scarce top value. (P)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
A$
1591
1905 Carrington 20/- cobalt-blue, wmk crown A in circle, perf 12. Superb fresh MLH. SG 350a cat £400+. Scarce top value. (P)
  A$325
(US$242)
(€216)
(£186)
  A$425
(US$317)
(€283)
(£243)
A$
1592
1905 Carrington 20/- cobalt-blue, wmk crown A in circle, perf 12x11. Superb fresh M. SG 350b cat £375+. Scarce top value. (P)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
A$
1593
1905 Commonwealth 9d yellow-brown & ultramarine, wmk crown double lined A, perf 11. VF fresh MUH. SG 352a cat £110 for M, should be at least double, £220 MUH. (P)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1594
1905 Commonwealth 9d yellow-brown & ultramarine, wmk crown double-lined A, perf 11. Stamp superb fresh MUH, UL cnr marginal. SG 352a cat £110 for M, should be at least double, £220 MUH, plus premium for cnr! (P)
  A$220
(US$164)
(€146)
(£126)
  A$350
(US$261)
(€233)
(£200)
A$
1595
1844 folded letter wrapper with oval crown "Bungonia MR 31 1844" pmk to Maitland rated 1/1 with similar arrival pmk, plus crowned oval "General Post Office Sydney" transit pmk. Very early pmk from this small town. (P)
  A$1300
(US$969)
(€865)
(£744)
  A$1800
(US$1341)
(€1197)
(£1030)
A$
1596
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.
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
  A$450
(US$335)
(€299)
(£257)
A$
1597
1880 (23 Sep) Cover Balranald-Sydney showing framed 'ADVERTISED UNCLAIMED', Park St 924 duplex, etc, along with printed Dead Letter Office "Returned Letter" envelope in which returned to Balranald. (2)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€67)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$112)
(€100)
(£86)
A$
1598
1897 Money Order form from Jugiong for 5/4 (cds at UL) bearing NSW Centenary 1d tied by the cds. Cashed at Hobart (paying office named as Hobart-Town) with "MOO & SB MR 30 97 Tasmania" cds at LR & "Commercial Bank of Tasmania" cachet in red on reverse. Comp with advice portion with Mar 20 departure & Mar 26 arrival cds. Some edge aging on M/O. VF. (2). (P)
  A$200
(US$149)
(€133)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1599
1897 Money Order from Narrabri West for 5/4 bearing 1888 Centenary 1d tied by purple double ring horiz oval "Narrabri West 22 MR 97 NSW" d/s, cashed at Hobart with paying-office "MOO & SB MR 30 97 Tasmania" cds at LR & "Commercial Bank of Tasmania" cachet on reverse. Comp with advice portion with March 22 & departure March 26 arrival d/s. (2). (P)
  A$220
(US$164)
(€146)
(£126)
  A$300
(US$224)
(€200)
(£172)
A$
1600
1897 Money Order & Advice from Camperdown to Hobart with "Sydney 23 MR 97 NSW" double ring oval transit d/s in violet & superb crisp "MOO & SB MR 27 97 Tasmania" arrival cds. The money order for 5/4 bearing 1888 Centenary 1d tied by "Camperdown MR 22 1897 NSW" cds & paying office cds at LR. Edge aging. VF. Only 4 advices recorded with the Sydney (GPO) transit d/s. Very scarce. (P)
  A$180
(US$134)
(€120)
(£103)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
A$
1601
Postmark: Numeral 113 of Jamberoo (RRR) on 1853 Laureate 8d orange-yellow, variable margins. SG 80 cat £600 plus premium for rare pmk. (P)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
  A$350
(US$261)
(€233)
(£200)
A$
1602
Postmark: Numeral 1821 of Arable (closed 1909, RRRRR) comp clear strike on 1897 1d Arms pr. (P)
  A$250
(US$186)
(€166)
(£143)
  A$400
(US$298)
(€266)
(£229)
A$
1603
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). Estimated total retail $10,500. (1070) (P)
  A$2500
(US$1863)
(€1663)
(£1430)
  A$3000
(US$2235)
(€1995)
(£1716)
A$
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