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    Online General Sale No. 74

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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, LATER ISSUES

    Lot 56
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    Estimate: $500Starting Price: $380

    1867 De La Rue 4d Die Proof in Pale Red-brown (issued colour) on glazed card (92 x 60mm), very minor peripheral toning, otherwise very fine and rare

     

    Lot 57
    S ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1864-67 McCredie Type 1 diagonal SPECIMEN overprint on 1d Dull Red, 2d Blue (no gum), 4d Red-brown and 10d Lilac Wmk Single-lined Numerals Perf 13, plus Type 8 Specimen opt on 10d Wmk 10 Perf 13 (toned gum) (5)

     

    Lot 58
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    Estimate: $160Starting Price: $120

    1864-67 McCredie Type 1 diagonal SPECIMEN overprint on 1d Red (4), 2d Blue, 4d Brown (3) and 10d Lilac (4) Wmk Numerals of Value Perf 13, some no gum and a few with slight imperfections (12)

     

    Lot 59
    P ]
    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1867 Wmk '10' block of 12 wmks from left side of sheet showing watermark lines, no gum, and diagonally cut at lower left

     

    Lot 60
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    1867-93 Watermark Figures of Value De La Rue 4d and 10d range, with 4d Imperforate Plate Proof pair and single in Red-brown, mint (3) and used (7), and 10d Imperforate Plate Proof pair and single in Lilac (different shades), Perf 13 mint (4) and used (4), Perf 11 mint (3, incl Plate No. '1' pair), and Perf 10 mint. Couple with small perf faults, otherwise generally fine. SG 203-206, cat 770++ (27)

      

    Lot 61
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $360

    1872 De La Rue 6d Die Proof in Pale Brown on glazed card (92 x 60mm), superb

     

    Lot 62
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    Estimate: $1,000Starting Price: $750

    1882-97 Wmk Crown over NSW (II) Perf 10 3d Yellow-green, marginal example from right imperforate between stamp and margin and with Wmk Inverted, error 'Double Impression'. Fine, cancelled by 1891 cds. A major printing error, formerly SG 226a which has been inexplicably deleted from the catalogue

     

    Lot 63
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    Estimate: $1,000Starting Price: $750

    1882-97 Wmk Crown over NSW (II) Perf 10 3d Yellow-green, imperforate between stamp and trimmed right selvedge and wmk inverted, showing variety 'Double Impression', formerly SG 226a, indistinct cancel and a few shortish perfs at top and left. Positioning of the watermark shows this stamp to be from the same sheet as the previous lot. 2000 RPSV Certificate

     

    Lot 64
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1882-97 Watermark Crown over NSW (II) Perf 11 9d on 10d Red-brown error 'Surcharge Double' and with 'Watermark Inverted', small thin at top right, part OG. SG 236dca, cat 325

     

    Lot 65
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    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1885-86 Watermark 'NSW' 10/- Mauve and Claret Perf 12 with 'POSTAGE' Overprint in Blue, part OG and fine. SG 241b, cat 300

     

    Lot 66
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    Estimate: $500Starting Price: $380

    1888-89 Centennial 2d Blue Emu Postal Forgery on No Watermark paper Perf 11, fine and cancelled by 'NSW' in concentric ovals, a fine example of this scarce and popular forgery

     

    Lot 67
    F ]
    Estimate: $500Starting Price: $380

    1888-89 Centennial 2d Blue Perf 11 Postal Forgery by Takuma on unwatermarked paper, centred to base and cancelled '1137' numeral of Darlington, which has slightly stained the paper, otherwise fine and scarce

     

    Lot 68
    S/(*) ]
    Estimate: $70Starting Price: $55

    1888-89 Centennial group of Specimen overprints, with 2d (McCredie Type 6), 4d, 6d, 8d, 1/- (McCredie Type 8) and 5/- Wmk 5/- NSW (McCredie Type 12); also 1891 2d and 1882 5d (McCredie Type 11). Mostly without gum, couple with small faults (8)

     

    Lot 69
    S/* ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1888-89 Centennial Watermark '5/-' 5/- Deep Purple overprinted 'Specimen' (McCredie Type 10), fine with small part OG

     

    Lot 70
    S/* ]
    Estimate: $170Starting Price: $130

    1888-89 Centennial Watermark '5/-' 20/- Cobalt-blue Perf 10 overprinted 'Specimen' (McCredie Type 9), fine with small part OG

     

    Lot 71
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    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    1890 Watermark '5/- over NSW' in Diamond 5/- Lilac Perf 11 part OG and fine. SG 263, cat 275

     

    Lot 72
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    1890 Watermark '20/- over NSW' in Circle 20/- Cobalt-blue Perf 11 part OG. SG 264a, cat 500

     

    Lot 73
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    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1890 Watermark '20/- over NSW' in Circle 20/- Ultramarine Perf 11 part OG and fine. SG 264c, cat 425

     

    Lot 74
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1890 Watermark '20/- over NSW' in Circle 20/- Ultramarine Perf 12, large part OG and lightly cancelled, very fine. SG 264ca, cat 450

     

    Lot 75
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1894-1904 Watermark 'NSW' 10/- Violet and Aniline Crimson Perf 12 x 11 large part OG and lightly hinged, very fine. SG 275, cat 325

     

    Lot 76
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1894-1904 Watermark 'NSW' 10/- Violet and Claret Perf 11 part OG and fine. SG 275a, cat 500

     

    Lot 77
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1894-1904 Watermark 'NSW' 10/- Violet and Claret Perf 12 x 11 large part OG and lightly hinged, very fine. SG 275b, cat 350

     

    Lot 78
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1894-1904 Watermark 'NSW' Chalk-surfaced Paper 10/- Violet and Rosine Perf 12 x 11 part OG. SG 276, cat 375

     

    Lot 79
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    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    1894-1904 Watermark 'NSW' Chalk-surfaced Paper 10/- Violet and Aniline Crimson Perf 12 x 11 and Perf 12, both very fine with large part OG and lightly hinged. SG 276a,b, cat 800 (2)

     

    Lot 80
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1894-1904 Watermark 'NSW' Chalk-surfaced Paper 10/- Violet and Rosine Perf 12 large part OG with only a trace of a hinge, perfs ragged at right otherwise fine. SG 277, cat 375

     

    Lot 81
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    1894-1904 Watermark 'NSW' Chalk-surfaced Paper 10/- Violet and Claret Perf 12 x 11 part OG and fine. SG 278, cat 475

     

    Lot 82
    E ]
    Estimate: $400TStarting Price: $320

    1897-99 Diamond Jubilee Designs, artist's watercolour and pencil essay in Blue of Queen Victoria in circle on thin card, 115mm x 76mm, believed to have been prepared for this issue, the portrait being similar to that used on the 2d and 2d stamps. Fine and attractive

     

    Lot 83
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    Estimate: $500Starting Price: $380

    1897-99 Watermark Crown over NSW (II) Perf 12 1d Rose-carmine Die II vertical pair error 'Imperforate Three Sides' with wing-margin gutter at right, fine with large part OG

     

    Lot 84
    P ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $160

    1897-99 Record Reign 2d Perforated Half-tone Essays on thin card in Blue, Mauve, Carmine-red and Pale Brown, fine and scarce. The Postmaster-General at the time of the Record Reign issue was Joseph Cook, later Prime Minister of Australia (4)

     

    Lot 85
    P ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $135

    1897-99 Record Reign 1d (design of 2d) Perforated Half-tone Essays on thin card in Mauve, Blue-green and Pale Brown, fine and scarce. The Postmaster-General at the time of the Record Reign issue was Joseph Cook, later Prime Minister of Australia (3)

     

    Lot 86
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    Estimate: $200TStarting Price: $240

    1897-99 5/- Reddish-purple 'Coin' Re-issue Perf 12 block of 4 from lower left corner of sheet showing marginal burelage, very fine with lower pair MUH. SG 297d, cat 300+

     

    Lot 87
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    Estimate: $200TStarting Price: $210

    1897-99 5/- Reddish-purple 'Coin' re-issue Perf 12 used blocks of 4 with Sydney or Bathurst datestamps, both fine. SG 297d, cat 334+ (8)

      

    Lot 88
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    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1899 Watermark Crown over NSW (II) Chalk-Surfaced Paper 1d Salmon-red Die II horizontal pair error 'Imperforate', very fine with large part OG. SG 301a, cat 275

     

    Lot 89
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    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1899 Chalk-surfaced Paper 1d Salmon-red horizontal pair error 'Imperforate' fine with large part OG. SG 301a, cat 275

     

    Lot 90
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    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    1899 Chalk-surfaced Paper 1d Salmon-red error 'Imperforate' horizontal pair with part toned OG. SG 301a, cat 275

     

    Lot 91
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    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1899 Chalk-surfaced Paper 2d Cobalt-blue error 'Imperforate' horizontal pair with part OG. SG 302a, cat 300

     

    Lot 92
    * ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1899 Chalk-surfaced Paper 2d Prussian Blue error 'Imperforate' horizontal pair from left of sheet, very fine with large part OG. SG 303a, cat 350

     

    Lot 93
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $300

    1899 Chalk-surfaced Paper 6d Deep Orange error 'Imperforate' horizontal pair, very fine with large part OG. SG 305a, cat 600

     

    Lot 94
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1899 Chalk-surfaced Paper 9d on 10d Dull Brown error 'Surcharge Double' very fine with large part OG. SG 309a, cat 275

     

    Lot 95
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1899 Chalk-surfaced Paper 9d on 10d Dull Brown error 'Surcharge Double' from bottom of sheet with Plate No. 1 (surface thin on '1'), part OG and rare in this form. SG 309a, cat 275+

     

    Lot 96
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1905 Watermark Crown over A in Circle 20/- Cobalt-blue Perf 11 well-centred with large part OG and lightly hinged, very fine. SG 350, cat 375

     

    Lot 97
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    1905 Watermark Crown over A in Circle 20/- Cobalt-blue Perf 12 fine with large part OG. SG 350a, cat 400

     

    Lot 98
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1905 Watermark Crown over A in Circle 20/- Cobalt-blue Perf 11 x 12 well-centred and very fine MUH with full OG. SG 350b, cat 375+

     

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