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NEW SOUTH WALES
1888-89 Centennial of New South Walesall-different imperforate colour trials on ungummed unwatermarked paper comprising 1d x4, 2d x6, 4d x6, 6d x10, 8d x8, 1/- x6, 5/- & 20/- x10, all but one 2d with full margins, a couple of minor blemishes. Largely complete & colourful array. Most of these are Ex John Bell (NSW). [65 different proofs have been recorded, with between 6 and 12 of each, some of which remain in blocks of 4]
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1888-89 Centennial of New South Wales1d to 20/- imperforate colour trials on ungummed unwatermarked paper, margins generally good to large.
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal Stationery
Useful group with Postal Cards 1½d to Austria with French marine sorter cds & 1d with 'OS/NSW' puncture, STO Envelopes including advertising types for Harrison Jones & Devlin, Dalton Bros, Foreign Agency Co, John Robertson & Co x2 (unused), Robert Harper & Co to New Caledonia, & 2d Emu with Dundee Whisky advertising collar (soiled), handy range of 'OS' Envelopes including 4d Captain Cook 'Specimen' & Registration Envelopes 6d DLR, 6d Jubilee used & 'SPECIMEN' and 5d Captain Cook unused (spotty) & used, etc condition variable but those specified are generally fine to very fine.
ENVELOPES - OFFICIAL: 1888 Centennial 1d for Education Department & Cadet Corps - rare - both used; 4d Captain Cook 'CROP REPORTS' with 'Specimen.' overprint x2 & CTO; 5d Captain Cook Savings Bank unused & 'SPECIMEN'; and 6d carmine Savings Bank unused & 'SPECIMEN'; plus four other OS items, condition variable.