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Displaying 1 - 20 of 76 Lots in Category - Early Imperforate Stamps
LITERATURE - Country Headings
Australian Colonies - General "The Hamilton Australian States" Harmers of Sydney auction catalogue (6/10/1980), over half the lots are South Australia.
South Africa - Cape of Good Hope Christies Robson Lowe auction catalogue of "The Bonaventure Triangular Issues" (9/9/1993), hardbound.
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
NEW SOUTH WALES
1850 Sydney Views Plate I (No Clouds) 1d reddish rose SG 3, four margins, cancelled with "Butterfly" '1' of Melbourne, Cat £375+.
1850 Sydney Views Plate II (Clouds) 1d brownish red SG 12, margins close to good, Cat £275.
1851-53 Laureates Bluish Paper 8d orange-yellow (a brilliant shade) SG 80, three margins just clear to huge & just cut-into at base, "Hurled Rock" flaw caused by natural paper inclusion, bold numeral cancel unusually well clear of the face, Cat £600.
1856-60 Laureates Imperf (6d) 'REGISTERED' salmon & indigo SG 89 horizontal pair, margins just clear to large, minor thinnings & hidden fault at lower-right (clear of the design), Cat £1500+. Ex Hutson & "Manwood".
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1856-60 Laureates Imperf (6d) 'REGISTERED' orange & Prussian blue SG 92 horizontal pair, margins just touching to good, part-papermaker's watermark, shallow thin doesn't affect the appearance, Rays '62' of Morpeth, Cat £340++. Ex Hutson & "Manwood". [Multiples are of extreme rarity and indicate payment of postage in addition to the 6d registration fee]
1860-63 'REGISTERED' Wmk '6' (6d) rose-red & indigo Double Impression of the Frame SG 126a, marginal example from top of the sheet, virtually full o.g., Cat £500 (used; unpriced unused). A gem.
1860-72 Diadems Wmk Figures of Value Perf 13 8d yellow-orange SG 167b, unusually well centred, large-part o.g., Cat £170.
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
1851 (Aug 15) entire letter headed "Maitland" (faint b/s) to GB "By the first vessel", rare franking of Sydney View Plate II 1d (large margins) & Laureate 2d (2, both with 4 margins, one a little stained at upper-right) cancelled at Sydney & with large 'PAID SHIP LETTER/[crown]/SYDNEY' cds in red below, rated "1/-" in black, fair boxed 'PACKET LETTER' h/s in red applied at London, minor blemishes. A striking cover.
1851 (Oct 28) entire to GB "By the first vessel" with Sydney View 3d yellow-green (3 good to large margins, the right-hand side underneath the 2d) & Laureate 2d (unusually large margins, strongly suggesting that the 3d also has full margins) tied by fine BN '57' of 'RAYMOND TERRACE' (fine b/s), rated "8" in black, fair Sydney transit cds in red on face, few peripheral areas of minor discolouration.
QUEENSLAND - Moreton Bay District
1854-59 Diadems 6d grey, margins good to large, almost fine strike of Rays '133' of Myall/Dalby.
1860-61 Small Star Rough Perf 14-15½ 3d brown SG 16 block of 4, large-part o.g., Cat £200+.
1860-61 Small Star Rough Perf 14-15½ 'REGISTERED' (6d) orange-yellow block of 4, large-part o.g., Cat £220+.
1860-69 Rouletted 1d bright yellow-green SG 19 block of 4, minor natural crease across lower units is not apparent from the face, large-part o.g., Cat £220++.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
1856 cover to GB "pViolet to Singapore & Via Marseille" with fine London Printing 6d pair (margins at places) tied by O-in-circle cancels, another stamp at base apparently lost in transit as endorsed "2d" & with British 'MORE TO PAY' h/s, minor blemishes.
1866 cover to London (arrival cds on face) "Via Marseille" with an outstanding example of Rouletted 'TEN PENCE' in blue on 9d orange-red SG 35 tied by light Adelaide cds, a few minor blemishes. Ex Seybold (h/s in violet on reverse).
1853 Courier 1d pale blue SG 1, margins good to large with virtually all outer framelines present, untidy '58' cancellation, Cat £900.
1853 Courier 1d pale blue SG 1, close even margins but with complete outer framelines, Cat £900.