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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, 1882-1912 LATER ISSUES

    Lot 62
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1862-65 Watermark Single-lined '1' Perf 14 1d Dull Red part OG with wing margin at right, blunt perf at lower right corner and somewhat heavily hinged. SG 186, cat 250

     

    Lot 63
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    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1864 Watermark Single-lined '1' 1d Pale Red Diadem horizontal pair with part OG, horizontal crease, a scarce multiple. SG 195, cat 260

     

    Lot 64
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    Estimate: $220 Realised Price : $170

    1872 De La Rue 6d Die Proof in Black on glazed card dated 'Feb, 26. 1870', very slight soiling and peripheral toning along top edge

     

    Lot 65
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    1871 Wmk Crown over NSW (I) Perf 13 8d Yellow from top of sheet showing an additional diagonal line of perforations, neatly cancelled 'N.S.W.' in ovals. Small thin at top, otherwise fine and unusual

     

    Lot 66
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1882 Watermark Crown over NSW (II) sheet of 240 watermarks showing on left side the 'NSW' watermark within scrollwork on the butt as bound into the books of paper, fine and very scarce. Also 1891 (6 Apr) copy letter from De La Rue to the N.S.W. Agent-General in London re the acceptance of the firm's tender for the paper

     

    Lot 67
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    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1882-97 Watermark Crown over NSW (II) three pages from the Butler collection, comprising Perf 12 3d mint block of 4 and used (2), 4d used, (cat 200) 6d mint (cat 130) and used, 5d mint (2) and used (4), one mint and used with Watermark Sideways, Perf 10 x 11 3d mint (2) and used (4), Perf 11 x 10 6d used (2), Perf 11 x 12 5d mint (2) and used (3), and Perf 12 x 11 5d mint (2) and used (2). Generally fine. SG cat 550+ (31)

       

    Lot 68
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    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    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 69
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    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    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 70
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    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    1882-93 Watermark Crown over NSW (II) 3d Yellow-green Perf 10 with 'Watermark Inverted and Reversed' and with error 'Doubly Printed', the misplaced impression being 2mm high and 2mm to the right. A spectacular and rare error uncatalogued by Stanley Gibbons

     

    Lot 71
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    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 72
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    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $500

    1885-86 Watermark 'NSW' 5/- Lilac and Green Perf 12 x 10 with 'POSTAGE' Overprint in Black, fine with large part OG, usual ragged perfs. SG 238b, cat 800

     

    Lot 73
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    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

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

     

    Lot 74
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    Estimate: $7,500 Realised Price : $5,750

    1885-86 Watermark 'NSW' 1 Rose-lilac and Claret Perf 12 x 10 'POSTAGE' Overprint in Blue, centred to right as always, large part OG and very fine. SG 242, cat 10000

     

    Lot 75
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1888-89 Centennials 1d (damaged) and 2d overprinted Specimen (McCredie Type 9) and 4d, 6d Carmine, 8d and 1/- overprinted Specimen Type 11, plus 1891 2d Allegorical Figure with Type 11 overprint, some part OG (7)

     

    Lot 76
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    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    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 77
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

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

     

    Lot 78
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    Estimate: $170 Purchase Price : $152

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

     

    Lot 79
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    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

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

     

    Lot 80
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1890 Watermark '20/- over NSW' in Circle 20/- Cobalt-blue Perf 10 large part OG and lightly mounted, very fine. SG 264, cat 500

     

    Lot 81
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    Estimate: $170 Realised Price : $130

    1890 Centennial Watermark '20/- over NSW' in Circle 20/- Cobalt-blue Perf 10 overprinted 'SPECIMEN' (McCredie Type 12), fine with small part OG. 120 stamps were prepared with this SPECIMEN overprint in January 1893

     

    Lot 82
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

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

     

    Lot 83
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    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

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

     

    Lot 84
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

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

     

    Lot 85
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1890 Watermark '20/- over NSW' in Circle 20/- Ultramarine Perf 12 x 11 part OG, fine. SG 264cb, cat 375

     

    Lot 86
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    1891 Surcharges d on 1d strip of 3, 7d on 6d strip of 4 and 12d on 1/- block of 4 together with 1891 2d Blue (3) on registered front to New Zealand cancelled '145' of Gunnedah, minor blemishes, the two high values being Perf 10, SG 265-68, cat 200+. Scarce on cover usage

     

    Lot 87
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

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

     

    Lot 88
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1897 Consumptive Homes 1d (1/-) and 2d (2/6d) large part OG and fine apart from the usual gum creases. SG 280-1, cat 300 (2)

     

    Lot 89
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    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1897 Consumptive Homes 1d (1/-) and 2d (2/6d) used on separate local Broken Hill covers, cancelled '331' and with Broken Hill cds, very fine (2 covers)

     

    Lot 90
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    Estimate: $450 Purchase Price : $397

    1897-99 'Record Reign' 1d + 2d + 2d triptych proof in Deep Prussian Blue on thin glazed card (144 x 95mm), very fine

     

    Lot 91
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    Estimate: $450 Purchase Price : $397

    1897-99 'Record Reign' 1d + 2d + 2d triptych proof in Bright Blue on thin glazed card (143 x 95mm), superb

     

    Lot 92
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    Estimate: $450 Purchase Price : $397

    1897-99 'Record Reign' 1d + 2d + 2d triptych proof in Deep Red-brown on thin glazed card (143 x 94mm), a few very minor marks

     

    Lot 93
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    Estimate: $450 Purchase Price : $397

    1897-99 'Record Reign' 1d + 2d + 2d triptych proof in Bistre-brown on thin glazed card (143 x 95mm), tiny mark at top otherwise very fine

     

    Lot 94
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    1897-99 'Record Reign' 1d + 2d + 2d triptych proof in Deep Myrtle-green on thin glazed card (143 x 94mm), the first we have seen in this colour

     

    Lot 95
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1897 5/- 'Coin' Reddish-purple Perf 11 and Perf 12 mint horizontal pairs with large part OG, SG 297c, 297d

     

    Lot 96
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    Estimate: $1,750 Purchase Price : $1,573

    1897 5/- Coin re-issue Perf 12 x 11 sheet of 50 split between the 7th and 8th columns, and showing the burelage in the left margin. Possibly the only surviving complete sheet. SG 297e, cat 2500+

     

    Lot 97
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    1899 d Bluish-green, 2d Prussian Blue and 6d Orange-yellow colour changes overprinted Specimen (McCredie Type 14) part OG, the 6d with a few short perfs. Very scarce (the U.P.U. distribution used CTO stamps), and these three Specimens were absent from the McCredie collection (3)

     

    Lot 98
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    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1899 U.P.U. Distribution of 1899 d Bluish-green, 2d Prussian Blue and 6d Orange-yellow in vertical (d, 6d) or horizontal (2d) strips of 5 as distributed CTO with 'NSW' in concentric ovals and with 'ULTRAMAR' handstamp in blue applied in Lisbon to stamps sent to Portuguese Colonies. One 2d missing a few perfs at top, otherwise virtually full OG with most units unmounted (15)

     

    Lot 99
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    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    'Specimen' Overprints: Small Range, with 1876 1/- DLR (McCredie Type 5 in red), 1888 Centennial 2d (Type 9), 4d, 6d, 8d, 1/- (Type 8) and 5/- (Type 12), 1891 2d (Type 8), 1892 d (Type 12), 1897 1d (Type 10) and Official 1/- Centennial (Type 8). A few are part OG (somewhat toned) (11)

     

    Lot 100
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    Reprints: 1871 1d Orange-red (Wmk Crown over NSW)and 2d Blue (Wmk '2') Imperf Diadem Reprints overprinted SPECIMEN (McCredie Type 4), both port OG but with some toning on reverse (2)

     

    Lot 101
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    Overprinted 'REPRINT': 1885 5/- Lilac and Green optd 'POSTAGE', 1861-88 5/- Coin and 1882-95 8d Diadem (wmk inverted), each overprinted 'REPRINT', part OG with discoloured gum (3)

     

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