Prestige Philately Auction 133 CatalogueNEW SOUTH WALES
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Displaying 19 Lots in Category - NEW SOUTH WALES
Imperf forgeries comprising Sydney Views 1d (2) & 2d, Laureates 1d (2), 2d, 3d, 6d (van Dyke reprint) & 8d, and Diadem 1/-, mostly fine. (Qty 10)
Untidy collection on Scott leaves with Sydney Views 1d (2), 2d (5) & 3d; Laureates 1d (6), 2d (8, one on a large piece), 3d (3), 6d (4), 8d & 'REGISTERED'; Diadems to 1/- with faked 5d 8d & others; scrappy middle issues to 5/- Coin (4); Long Type 10/- mint (2) & used, 5/- Map unused & used (3), 20/- Carrington mint & used, 2/6d Lyrebird mint (2), Charity pair mint, Postage Dues 10/- CTO, handy 'OS' overprints, a few optd 'Specimen' to 10/-, a few Revenues etc; condition very mixed. (Qty 300+)
Disorganised collection on Hagners including Sydney Views 1d (4, including No Clouds Hard Bluish Paper with 4 margins), 2d (7, including pair), 3d (3), 1851-55 Laureates 1d (5), 2d (13, including two pairs one with fine '66' cancel), 3d (8, including SG 87 unused), 6d (3), 8d (2, one with '50' cancel), 'REGISTERED' (unused), Large Diadems with a mix of genuine imperforate and trimmed perforated issues, perforated 'REGISTERED' (6, one optd 'REPRINT'), later issues including 5/- Map (4, one optd 'OS' *), 20/- Carrington (2), mint issues to 5/- (2), optd 'SPECIMEN' to 5/- (2) & 10/- (3). Condition variable but plenty of value to be found here. (Qty 300+)
Shoebox with accumulation from earlies to CofA period partly sorted in packets, noted some Imperfs including 2d Sydney View and 6d Diadem both with good to large margins, 1d Arms monogram block of 10 used, 2d Emu optd 'OS' block of 24, etc. Take time to inspect. (Qty 1000+)
1850-51 Sydney Views 1d plate proof in dull red on thin yellowish wove paper, a huge corner example from lower-right of the sheet, margins good to enormous except where just touched at extreme upper-left. Sensational! BPA Certificate (2006).
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate I (No Clouds) Thin Yellowish Paper 1d reddish rose SG 3 horizontal pair, a couple of minor blemishes that don't detract from the very fine appearance, light bars cancellation of Sydney, Cat £750+.
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate II (Clouds) 1d carmine-lake SG 9, margins just clear to large, Cat £300.
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate II (Clouds) Thick Greyish Paper 1d crimson-lake SG 9, good even margins, bars cancel of Sydney, Cat £300. Superb!
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate II (Horizontal-Lined Background) 2d bright blue SG 24, margins close to large, Cat £225.
1851-53 Laureates Fine Impressions on Blue to Greyish Medium Paper 2d ultramarine SG 52, margins close to good, almost imperceptible paper-flaw on the Queen's cheek, unused, Cat £800.
1854 Laureates with Numeral Watermark 3d bright yellow-green with 'WACES' at Right SG 87a, close even margins, tiny repaired tear in the top margin, unused, Cat £950. RPSofV Certificate (2007) that repeats Gibbons' inane description of the variety '...WAEES with centre bar of first E missing'. A beautiful stamp.
1854-59 Diadems Imperf Wmk '5' 5d dull green SG 88, good even margins, exceptional definition & deep rich colour, unused, Cat £1000. RPSofL Certificate (1976) as the then SG 114. A gem!
1854-59 Diadems 6d die proof in black on thin card (56x60mm), a superb impression. Rare and desirable. [There were no Large Diadem die proofs in the "Manwood", John White, Frazer, Butler and Rivett-Carnac Collections. Sir Gawaine Baillie had die proofs of the 6d & 1/- on India paper reduced to stamp-size & affixed to thin card: they sold for $13,800 & $12,650 respectively at auction in Melbourne in 2005]
1856-59 'REGISTERED' Imperf (6d) vermilion & Prussian blue SG 102, margins just touching to large, BN '1' cancel of Melbourne, Cat £170. An unusual external usage, possibly originating on an incoming shipletter.
1888-89 Centennial Wmk '5/-' 20/- Carrington SG 262, exceptional centring, some characteristic rough perfs, virtually full o.g., Cat £300.
1894-1904 Overprinted 'POSTAGE' in Blue 10/- SG 275, 275b & 277, all exceptionally well centred, virtually full o.g., Cat £580. A delightful trio. (Qty 3)
1897 Consumptive Homes 1/- & 2/6d SG 280-1 optd 'Specimen' in red, virtually full o.g., Cat £200.
1899 Chalk-Surfaced Paper 6d emerald imperforate pair SG 307a, virtually full o.g., Cat £400. Very scarce.
SILVERTON TRAMWAY: 1966 Rouletted in Colour 1c scarlet complete sheet of 50 (10x5).
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