Prestige Philately Auction 175 CatalogueNEW SOUTH WALES - Postage Dues
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Displaying 11 Lots in Category - NEW SOUTH WALES - Postage Dues
Handy remainders on exhibit pages & Hagner including Perf 10 mint set to 5/- with extra 6d & 8d plus mint & used values identified by perfs, ½d large-part pane of 56 (ex block of 4 at upper-right) with 'BLAYNEY' cds & 1d block of 6 used, 10/- CTO also with dubious cds, 20/- optd 'SPECIMEN' obliterated with bogus bars cancel, ½d to 20/- optd 'Specimen' (5) or 'SPECIMEN' (5) with no gum, and Chalk-Surfaced Paper used set, condition variable but generally fine. (Qty 140 approx)
1891-92 half-sheet of 60 impressions of the Crown/NSW Watermark plus 'NEW SOUTH WAL' at the base apparently printed directly from the dandy roll (!), light fold between Rows 9 & 10. Status?
1891-92 5/- Perf 10, 10/- Perf 12x10 & 20/- Perf 12x10 (some characteristic rough perfs) SG D8 9a & 10b, large-part o.g. & lightly mounted, Cat £860. (Qty 3)
1891-92 ½d to 20/- SG D1-10 complete with 5/- x2 (Perf 11 & Perf 11x12), the 6d is aged, the others mostly CTO, Cat £600. (Qty 11)
1891-92 1d to 20/- SG D2-10 complete with 'Specimen' overprint, large-part o.g.; and ½d to 20/- complete plus 2d with the Watermark Sideways all with 'SPECIMEN' overprint, no gum; some characteristic wayward centring & rough perfs, Cat £400+. [400 sets overprinted 'Specimen' were prepared in April 1891, nine months before the ½d value was issued] (Qty 20)
1891-92 6d SG D6 marginal block of 6 (3x2) from the left of the sheet & 8d SG D7 gutter block of 6 (3x2), several characteristic irregular perfs including for the 8d right-hand units that both demonstrate the effect of Missing Pins, full unmounted o.g., Cat £850++ (mounted). Pristine! [Bill McCredie had no NSW Specimen multiples]
1891-92 'SPECIMEN AND REPRINT STAMPS' presentation sheet (214x441mm) with Postage Dues ½d to 20/- optd 'Specimen' or 'SPECIMEN', plus 28 other values to Long Type £1 & 20/- Carrington with various Specimen or Reprint overprints, five horizontal folds affecting only the Long Type 5/- 'SPECIMEN' & £1 'REPRINT', a few very minor blemishes. (Qty 38)
1891-92 1901 'SET OF POSTAGE STAMPS' presentation sheet (201x343mm) with Postage Dues ½d to 20/- & 17 other stamps to 20/- Carrington all CTO with 'NSW'-in-concentric-ovals, horizontal folds well clear of the stamps. Unusually fine for such items. (Qty 27)
1900 Chalk-Surfaced Paper Perf 11x12 1d & 2d pale emerald-green SG D12b & 13b marginal blocks of 4, the 2d with very minor toning, a couple of units may be unmounted, Cat £152++ (mounted). Scarce multiples. (Qty 2 blocks)
1900 Chalk-Surfaced Paper 2d pale emerald-green Perf 12 SG D13a, very well centred, large-part o.g. Unpriced mint.
1890-1903 covers including 1d tied by oval 'JUNEE' d/s to unstamped Boer War cover, 1d x8 & rare '8D' h/s on Dec 1890 cover from Germany, 1d x4 on cover to "James Keen/Chinese Missionary/New Castle", 1d & 6d plus '7' h/s on Feb 1891 cover from France, 2d & 3d on cover from England, 2d very late usage on Jan 1903 cover, condition rather mixed. (Qty 11)