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Displaying 61 - 80 of 197 Lots in Category - New South Wales
NEW SOUTH WALES
1854-60 Imperf Large Diadems6d grey SG 94, margins good to large, a trifle aged, large-part o.g., Cat £1700.
1854-60 Imperf Large Diadems6d grey SG 94 block of 4, margins close to large except where just cut-into at left of the first unit, a couple of tiny imperfections, large-part o.g., Cat £6800+. A very rare multiple. [Of unused 6d multiples, Alvarado had only this block and three pairs, Carrington (Mark Dankin) & Guy Hutson had none. Besancon's two pairs sold in 2017 for SFr3388 & SFr6050 respectively]
1854-60 Imperf Large Diadems1/- shades SG 99-101 group of singles x14, pairs x11, strip of 4 & blocks of 4 x2, a few with the Watermark Inverted & Reversed, and Error Wmk '8' x10 including a pair, most with full margins & many are very attractive, condition a bit variable, Cat £5000+. Ex Guy Hutson.
1854-60 Imperf Large Diadems1/- pale dull red SG 100, margins close to good, unused, Cat £4000. An attractive example of this rare stamp.
1856-63 'REGISTERED' (6d)Imperf SG 102-5 group eight used examples with full or almost-full margins including three oversized examples, and with Papermaker's Watermark SG 106 five examples - one possibly unused but counted as used - with full or almost full margins, and an imperf pair from the 1888 reprints, Cat £2600+ plus the reprints.
1856-63 'REGISTERED' (6d)Imperf salmon & indigo SG 103, margins good to large, unused, Cat £1700. Superb! [Far superior to the Carrington (Mark Dankin) example - "a number of marks on the reverse" - that sold in 2012 for $1380]
1856-63 'REGISTERED' (6d)Imperf orange & Prussian blue, or orange & indigo SG 104-105 complete reconstruction of the 50 positions, condition variable but the majority have full or almost-full margins & many are very attractive with some unusually large examples noted, good range of Rays cancels, Cat £10,000+. An impressive achievement, especially of this quality.
1854-60 Imperf Small Diademsrange on Hagners with 1d & 2d with 'SPECIMEN' Overprint, 1d shades x27 including one unused & two pairs, 2d shades x122 including five unused & several pairs, 2d Wmk '5' x14, 3d shades x21, 3d Wmk '2' (three margins, cut-into at left) and Lithographed 2d x2 one on part-outer to Moreton Bay District with superb 'DRAYTON/=NSW=' arrival b/s, condition rather variable but many are fine to very fine and/or attractive examples, a few watermark varieties & some postmark interest.
1854-60 Imperf Small Diadems1d carmine vermilion SG 108, 2d blue & pale blue SG 112 & 113, all with full margins; and 3d yellow-green SG 115, margins just clear to large except where a little cut-into at right; unused, Cat £2650.
1854-60 Imperf Small Diadems2d blue (shades) Major Retouches SG 112a identified as from positions ,  x3, ,  x2,  x2, , , , ,  x3 &  x2, also pairs [103-104], [104-105] & [105-106] and a very rare strip of 3 [25-27], condition variable with a few being obviously defective but many have full or almost-full margins and many are cancelled lightly or clear of the retouched areas, Cat £12,000+. Plus a sheaf of research papers.
1854-60 Imperf Small Diadems2d pale blue with Major Retouch SG 112a [24, extensive work on the background & elsewhere], margins close to good except where just touched at upper-right, tied to 1859 outer to Molong by superb Sydney 'OC27/1859' duplex, central filing fold well clear of the stamp & postmark, Cat £450 x3+. An extremely rare & desirable franking of one of the most extensively retouched units.
1854-60 Imperf Small Diadems2d blue with Watermark '5' SG 112c horizontal pair, small faults, unused, Cat £1700+.
1856-63 'REGISTERED' (6d)Perf with Papermaker's Watermark SG 119-124 group unused & another two possibly unused plus used x22, and Wmk '6' SG 125-7 group unused x2 both with large-part o.g. & used x20, condition variable but many are fine to very fine, a few with minor Misplacement of the Vignette & a few with the Watermark Inverted, some postmark interest, Cat £4500+, plus the two possibly unused examples.
1856-63 'REGISTERED' (6d)Wmk '6' Perf 13 rose-red & blue with Double Impression of 'NEW SOUTH WALES' & 'REGISTERED', a bit aged, unused. Unlisted by Gibbons but was formerly included as SG 127, then inexplicably removed.
1856-63 'REGISTERED' (6d)Wmk '6' Perf 13 rose-red & blue with Double Impression of 'NEW SOUTH WALES' & 'REGISTERED', a bit aged, Rays '49' of Wagga Wagga. Unlisted by Gibbons but was formerly included as SG 127, then inexplicably removed. [Superior to the Carrington (Mark Dankin) example - tonespots & 'cleaned' that sold in 2012 for $632]
1856-63 'REGISTERED' (6d)Wmk '6' Perf 13 SG 125-7 group complete reconstruction of the 50 positions, apparently fine to very fine with some unusually large examples & a few with the Watermark Inverted, excellent Rays cancel content including Third Type '20' (rated RRRRR), Second Type '32' (RR), First Type '54' of Pyrmont (RRRR), '61' (RRR), Second Type '163' (RRRR), First Type '205' (RRRR), unrecorded '248' (?), First Type '249' (RR), First Type '250' (RRRR), '389' (RR) & '399' (RR), also 'BOMBALA' cds & 'REGISTERED/QUEANBEYAN' h/s, Cat £1250+. We could certainly have listed this lot under Postmarks! [For illustration see Inside Back Cover]
1860-72 Perf Diademsrange on Hagners with Perf 12 1d unused, Plate I 2d pale blue, Plate II 2d superb marginal example imperf between stamp & margin & a few Major Retouches including SG 136b strip of 3 [55-56-57a] (rather grubby but with large-part o.g. & unpriced unused by Gibbons), 3d blue-green pair imperf between stamp & margin, 5d unused (trimmed perfs at base), 6d SG 143-6 group with five very fine examples, etc; then Perf 13 unused 1d x5, 5d, 8d red-orange with Double Perfs at Top, yellow-orange & bright yellow (all with large-part o.g.) and 1/- x3, etc; Perf 12x13 2d SG 172; a few varieties & lots of watermark variants, several 'SPECIMEN' Overprints, numerals interest & very fine strike of the scarce 'SYDNEY/ N /NEW SOUTH WALES' Newspaper cds, condition variable but many are fine to very fine.
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1860-72 Perf DiademsPerf 12 1d orange-red SG 131 x9 (two with the Watermark Inverted & Reversed) &1d scarlet SG 132 x4 (one with the Watermark Inverted & Reversed), several with large-part o.g., Cat £3900+. Ex Guy Hutson.
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1860-72 Perf DiademsPerf 12 1d orange-red SG 131, 2d Plate I pale blue & dull blue SG 133 & 138, 3d blue-green SG 140, 5d dull green SG 141 (large-part o.g.) & 6d violet SG 148, some characteristic irregular perfs, unused, Cat £3000. A very scarce group.
1860-72 Perf DiademsPerf 12 1d shades SG 131-2 group including several pairs (one with Major Double Vertical Perfs), one noted as "No Watermark", thirteen - including three pairs - with the Watermark Inverted & Reversed, generally very fine, Cat £1100+. Ex Guy Hutson.
1860-72 Perf DiademsPerf 13 1d SG 154-155 selection including pairs x6 and strips of 3 & 4, Cat £900+. Ex Guy Hutson.