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    Carrington NSW

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    Lot 611
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $950

    A mint or unused selection, comprising, 1d Scarlet, 1d Dull Red, 3d Blue-green, 3d Yellow-green, 3d Dull Green Wmk ‘6’, 5d Bluish-green, 5d Sea-green, 5d Dark Bluish-green, 6d Reddish-purple, 6d Mauve, 6d Purple, 8d Orange, 8d Yellow-orange, 8d Yellow, 1/- Crimson-lake and 1/- Carmine. Most have part original gum, few small faults as is to be expected but a difficult group to assemble. SG Cat. £2190 (16)


    Lot 612
    Estimate: $500

    3d Blue-green block of six with large part original brownish gum, some perf. separation reinforced with hinges, otherwise very fine and scarce. SG 158, Cat. £480+


    Lot 613
    Estimate: $200

    3d Yellow-green and 3d Dull Green Watermark Double-lined ‘6’ both unused without gum, rough perforations but scarce. SG 157a, Cat. £320 (2)


    Lot 614
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $460

    5d Dark Bluish-green left marginal with large part original gum, and showing printed burélage in left selvedge. Very fine and rare.


    Lot 615
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $480

    6d Violet Plate II from worn plate block of four from top of sheet with part original brownish gum, off-centre to right, and reinforced with hinges, but a scarce block. SG 166, Cat. £360+


    Lot 616
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $130

    -: block of six and four, latter from worn plate, very fine used, the block of six with some perf. reinforcement, both cancelled ray type ‘64’ of Maitland. Scarce in blocks, SG 166, Cat. £65+ (10) (no photo)


    Lot 617
    Estimate: $90 Realised Price : $210

    6d Aniline Mauve Watermark Inverted, a fine used example of this scarce shade cancelled Sydney duplex of JA 20 72. SG 167, Cat. £120


    Lot 618
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $260

    8d Yellow-orange (3) tied by Sydney duplex to 1870 (2 Dec) entire to Charente, France. Endorsed ‘via Marseilles’ with ‘PD’ in red and handstruck ‘8’ (decimes) incoming charge on face, and arrival datestamp on reverse. Horizontal and vertical filing folds, otherwise a fine example of the 3 x 8d paying triple rate


    Lot 619
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,500

    1/- Crimson-lake left marginal block of four with part original brownish gum, and showing printed burélage in left margin and two small gum thins. Minor perf. separation, otherwise very fine and rare


    Lot 620
    Estimate: $900 Realised Price : $1,000

    -: left marginal vertical pair, richer shade than the previous lot, unused without gum, and showing printed burélage in left selvedge. Very fine and rare


    Lot 621
    Estimate: $400

    The remainder of the mint collection, comprising 1d Scarlet, 3d shades (7), 5d Dark bluish-green pair and singles (2), and 1/- Rose-carmine. Most with part o.g., some small faults but a useful group with high catalogue value. Also 3d, 5d, 8d and 1/- optd. diagonal ‘SPECIMEN’ (17)


    Lot 622
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $800

    The used collection, comprising 1d (23 incl six pairs), 3d (28 incl three pairs), 3d Wmk ‘6’ (26 incl four pairs, a strip of three and block of four), 5d (18 incl two pairs), 6d (42, incl six pairs, strip of three and block of 4), 6d Wmk. ‘5’ (5), 6d Wmk. ‘12’ (5), 8d (20), 1/- (22, incl two strips of three and block of four). A comprehensive lot with most catalogued shades represented, and many fine stamps included. Also seven covers, comprising 1d pair on 1863 cover from Sydney to Muswellbrook, 6d on 1863 cover from Casino to London, and on two 1863 covers from Sydney to Adelaide, 6d used with 2d DLR pairs on 1864 and 1868 covers to England, and 8d on 1877 front to England (189 plus 7 covers)


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