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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, POSTAGE DUES

    Lot 199
    SOLD
    **/*/O ]
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $950

    The large accumulation of d to 8d values, sorted on hagners, d with many mint multiples, also a used block of 10, 1d and 2d ordinary and chalky papers all perfs represented mint and used (lacking only the rare 2d chalky perf 12), incl a few multiples and wmk inverted on various perfs, 2d wmk sideways in both directions, 3d and 4d lacking only the 'impossible' 4d perfs, 6d M (7, incl pair) and U (19 incl pair), 8d M (6) and U (22). Also a few Specimen opts. Wide variety of cancellations and a great lot for those wishing to research this issue (approx 1200)

                

    Lot 200
    SOLD
    */O ]
    Estimate: $2,250 Realised Price : $1,900

    1891-97 Watermark Crown over NSW d to 20/- study on leaves mint and used, including d sheet no strip of 3, mint multiples with 3d Perf 10 x 11 strip of 4, 4d Perf 10 x 11 blocks of 4 (2), and 8d pair, 5/- Perf 10 mint (2), 5/- Perf 11 x 12 CTO (2), 10/- Perf 10 CTO (2), 10/- Perf 12 x 10 mint, 20/- Perf 12 x 10 mint (2), also inverted watermarks and a number with earliest known dates. Also 1900 Chalk-surfaced Paper 1d, 2d, 3d and 4d, incl 1d and 2d Perf 11 mint blocks of 4. Condition generally very fine and an exceptional study. SG cat 5400+ (55M, 21U)

          

    Lot 201
    S/** ]
    Estimate: $3,000 Purchase Price : $2,680

    1891-97 Watermark Crown over NSW d - 20/- Green Perf 10 (2 x 20/-) blocks of 6 overprinted either Specimen (McCredie Type 11 - 4d, 6d, 8d, 10/-, 20/-) or SPECIMEN (Type 12 - d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 5/-, 10/-, 20/-), 2d Wmk Sideways as always, full OG and MUH, one or two instances of toning on gum of no significance. The largest recorded multiples and a magnificent set (66)

      

    Lot 202
    ** ]
    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1891-97 Watermark Crown over NSW d Green Perf 10 block of 30 from top half of left pane, and block of 48 being Rows 3-10 of the left pane, mounted on pages with plate varieties noted. Few tone spots on reverse, but generally very fine with full MUH OG. SG 1, cat 936 (78)

      

    Lot 203
    SOLD
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $900

    1891-97 Watermark Crown over NSW 6d Green Perf 10 variety 'Watermark Reversed' block of 4 with large part OG (lower pair MUH), a very scarce variety with 2003 RPSV Certificate. BW ND31a, cat AU$2400+

     

    Lot 204
    SOLD
    * ]
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1891-97 Watermark Crown over NSW 5/- Green Perf 10 very fine large part somewhat toned OG. BW ND33 cat AU$750, SG D8 cat 275

     

    Lot 205
    * ]
    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    1891-97 Watermark Crown over NSW 5/- Green Perf 10 part OG, short perf at base otherwise fine. BW ND33 cat AU$750, SG D8 cat 275

     

    Lot 206
    SOLD
    * ]
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $575

    1891-97 Watermark Crown over NSW 10/- Green Perf 10 part OG and fine, a very scarce stamp. BW ND36 cat AU$1250, SG D9 cat 750

     

    Lot 207
    * ]
    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1891-97 Watermark Crown over NSW 20/- Perf 12 x 10 part OG, perfs typically a little ragged, very scarce. BW ND40 cat AU$1250, SG D10b cat 650

     

    Lot 208
    * ]
    Estimate: $320 Purchase Price : $280

    1900 Watermark Crown over NSW Chalk-surfaced Paper 1d Perf 11 x 12 block of 25 (5 x 5) from bottom left corner of left pane, affixed to piece, very fine with part OG, a rare multiple. BW ND10 cat AU$1500, SG D12b cat 750

     

    Lot 209
    C ]
    Estimate: $140 Purchase Price : $123

    1890 (4 Dec) cover from Kyneton (Vic) to Murrumburrah with 2d Stamp Duty, redirected on arrival to Wallenbeen and with manuscript '2d To Pay' for redirection fee. Reverse showing evidence of affixing of docket for the collection of the postage due, which once collected was removed and forwarded to the Accountant at the G.P.O. An interesting cover illustrative of the system used prior to the introduction of postage due adhesives

     

    Lot 210
    C ]
    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1890 (18 Dec) cover from Harwich (U.K) to Melbourne with 6d Jubilee tied by squared circle ds, re-addressed to Sydney on arrival (20 Jan 1891) and with '2D/MORE TO PAY' in oval applied, 2d Postage Due Perf 10 affixed and tied by 'NSW' in ovals. This cover was posted prior to the issue of New South Wales postage dues, and is one of the earliest recorded covers. A cover crease at right does not affect the adhesives

     

    Lot 211
    C ]
    Estimate: $750 Purchase Price : $670

    1891 (14 Jan) cover (opened out) from Melbourne to Culcairn with 1d Reading Design tied by Melbourne duplex, underpaid for intercolonial rate and 'T' in oval applied with manuscript '2', 'manuscript '2d to pay' added in red pencil on arrival. Reverse with 1d Postage Due Perf 10 marginal pair affixed and tied by '1045' numerals of Culcairn (14 JA 1891 cds). Fine, and a very early use of New South Wales Postage Dues

     

    Lot 212
    C ]
    Estimate: $750 Purchase Price : $670

    1896 (26 Jun) large cover (360 x 125mm, opened out and affixed to backing sheet) with 1d Centennial strip of 3 cancelled Sydney duplex and addressed to Warren, with 'Legal Documents only' endorsement and '4/6 to pay' in blue pencil. On reverse has been affixed 1d Postage Due Perf 10 blocks of 30, 18 and 6 cancelled variously Warren datestamp or '395' in rays to meet the deficient postage. Few cover faults and there are some stamps with relatively minor defects, but an extraordinary franking representing the highest postage due franking recorded

     

    Lot 213
    C ]
    Estimate: $320 Purchase Price : $280

    1898 (Jan) cover from Tasmania with 2d Sideface posted shipside or on board and cancelled on arrival by Sydney cds (JA 10 98), and with double oval 'LOOSE SHIP/LETTER'. 2d loose ship letter fee indicated by handstruck '2D' and affixing 2d Postage due Perf 11 x 12 tied by 'NSW' in ovals. Most of back flap missing and some light soiling, but very scarce

     

    Lot 214
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $220 Realised Price : $260

    1898 (31 Oct) cover from Bolton (U.K.) to Sydney with 2d Jubilee, rated as overweight and hexagonal 'T/25/L' applied, converted to double deficiency and handstruck '5D' added, with 2d Perf 11 x 12 and 3d Perf 10 x 11 Postage dues affixed and tied by 'NSW' in ovals, fine appearance

     

    Lot 215
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $180 Realised Price : $135

    1899 (8 Dec) cover from Marseilles to Sydney with France 15c, underpaid for 2d U.P.U. rate and 'T' in triangle applied, double deficiency of 2d indicated by handstruck 2D' applied on arrival, and 2d Postage Due Perf 11 affixed and tied by 'NSW' in ovals. Considerable spotting at bottom and on reverse but attractive

     

    Lot 216
    C ]
    Estimate: $380 Purchase Price : $338

    1900 (15 Aug) stampless cover endorsed 'On active service unable to Procure stamps' and with 'ARMY P.O./S. AFRICA cds, addressed to Forbes and with handstruck '1D' added on arrival, 2d 'Record Reign' adhesive affixed and tied by double oval FORBES/N.S.W.' ds in violet. Reverse endorsed 'From Tryn(?) Brinstead/6043 I.Y. Scouts/Pretoria'. Peripheral cover faults, however a fine Boer War cover showing the rare use of postage stamps in lieu of postage due adhesives

     

    Lot 217
    C ]
    Estimate: $460 Purchase Price : $420

    1901 (2 Jul) Boer War cover endorsed '4607 Trooper Bueler NZMR/Active Service No Stamps Available' and with 'FIELD POST OFFICE/34/BRITISH ARMY S. AFRICA' double circle ds, addressed to Sydney with further endorsement 'over oz' and therefore charged 2d rather than the usual 1d military concession rate. 2d Postage Due Perf 12 x 11 affixed and tied by 'NSW' in ovals. Pietermaritzburg, Durban and Sydney backstamps. Some minor cover faults but a fine and scarce incoming Boer War cover

     

    Lot 218
    C ]
    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    1902 (10 Jan) cover from Natal to Ashfield (re-addressed to Summer Hill) with 1d QV tied by Pietermaritzburg double circle ds, underpaid for 2d U.P.U. rate and with 'T/15c' in circle applied. On arrival the double deficiency was indicated by handstruck '3D', and 1d and 2d Postage Dues Perf 11 x 12 affixed and tied by Summer Hill cds. Two tears at top of envelope and flap faults

     

    Lot 219
    C ]
    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    1902 (28 Jan) cover from Birmingham to Cuambeline with G.B. 1881 1d, underpaid for 2d U.P.U. rate and hexagonal 'T/15/L' applied, converted to double deficiency on arrival and handstruck '3D' added, with 1d Perf 11 and 2d Perf 11 x 12 PostageDues on Chalk-surfaced Paper affixed and tied by '470' in rays of Dandaloo. Most of back flap missing, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 220
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    1902 (19 Mar) picture postcard from Greece with 10 lepta cancelled Kepkyra cds, underpaid and with large handstruck 'T' and '1D', addressed to Parramatta and readdressed several times, 1d Postage Due Perf 11 x 12 Chalk-surfaced Paper cancelled '2' of Parramatta. Datestamps of Parramatta, Ballina, Lismore and South Woodburn on front and/or reverse. The reverse has a coloured illustration of two rifle-wielding soldiers, and the message is from a sailor on HMS 'Juno', who says 'We leave Suda Bay today & call at Navarrino on the way to Corfu'. Somewhat aged and stained but a fascinating item from a rare origin for Australian mail

      

    Lot 221
    C ]
    Estimate: $1,100 Purchase Price : $991

    1902 (18 Dec) cover from Ellon, Scotland to Walgett, with 2d KEVII, rated as overweight and with hexagonal 'T/25' handstamp applied. On arrival in Sydney, the double deficiency was indicated by the handstruck '5D', and 2d Postage Dues Perf 11 x 12 Chalk-surfaced Paper (x 2) were affixed together with Commonwealth 1902-04 Base Completed 1d, all tied by Walgett cds. A couple of small tone spots on face, otherwise fine and an exceptional and rare State/Commonwealth postage due combination cover

     

    Lot 222
    C ]
    Estimate: $1,400 Purchase Price : $1,224

    1903 (10 Mar) cover from Manila, Philippines to Sydney with 2c and 3c (opts on U.S.) tied by Manila killers, underpaid for U.P.U. rate and with handstruck '25/CTMS/T' applied. On arrival the double deficiency of 5d was indicated by manuscript pencil, and 2d Postage Dues Perf 11 Chalk-surfaced Paper (x 2) in combination with Commonwealth 1902-04 Base Completed 1d were affixed and tied by 'NSW'. Fine and a remarkable and very rare State/Commonwealth Postage Due combination cover

     

    Lot 223
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    1909 (Mar) picture postcard sent unstamped from Sydney to Walla Walla, with circular 'MORE TO PAY/2D' and 2d Jubilee affixed in lieu of postage due stamp, tied by Walla Walla cds. Fine and scarce

     

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