Prestige Philately Auction 153 CatalogueNEW SOUTH WALES
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Displaying 9 Lots in Category - NEW SOUTH WALES
Leuchtturm stockbook with a duplicated collection including a few very fine Sydney Views, Laureates & Diadems, later array to 10/- unchecked for shades, watermarks & perfs, also a few revenues & 1930s NSW Railways poster stamps (10), condition very mixed. (Qty 100s)
Reprinted die proofs of Small Diadem with blank tablets in deep purple on thick wove paper (320x54mm) & Large Diadem (head & background only), in bronze-green on thin card (40x56mm), plus similar proofs in deep blue-green or purple both neatly cut-to-shape; also Large Diadem Perf 13 6d purple Watermark '12' SG 165b, minor staining, unused, Cat £475. (Qty 5 items)
1850-51 Sydney Views Soft Yellowish Paper 3d yellow-green SG 39, early impression with excellent definition, margins good to large, untidy bars cancel of Sydney, Cat £275.
1854-60 Large Diadems 6d grey SG 94 horizontal pair, margins close to huge, bars cancels, Cat £110+.
1856-59 'REGISTERED' (6d) orange-red & indigo being the 1888 reprint on hard yellowish paper, lower-left corner pair, margins good to enormous. RPSofL Certificate (2008). [It was a bad day for the Royal. They got the blue shade wrong, and noted thinning that we cannot see: this coarse paper exhibits some natural areas that are thinner than elsewhere, but the paper has not been damaged]
1885-86 Stamp Duty Overprinted 'POSTAGE' in Blue 10/- lilac & claret/bluish paper Perf 12 SG 241b, large-part o.g., Cat £225. [Gibbons do not note the blued paper]
OFFICIAL STAMPS: 1880-87 Type 1 'O S' 5/- Coin Perf 11 SG O18 marginal horizontal pair from the base of the sheet, well centred, light & somewhat untidy Sydney duplex cancels of DE23/87, Cat £170++. A rare multiple, in fact the only used multiple of which we are aware. [Gibbons state that Perf 11 was issued in 1888: this can now be taken back to December 1887]
OFFICIAL STAMPS: 1882-85 Wmk '40' 3d yellow-green with Watermark Sideways SG O22a, rounded corner at upper-right, imperforate sheet margin at the base, large-part o.g. Unpriced by Gibbons.
POSTAGE DUES: Selection on display pages with ½d to 8d various perfs but complete with watermark upright & inverted all used plus 5/- 10/- x2 & 20/- x2 all CTO, 1d to 20/- faded set with 'Specimen' opt, ½d to 20/- with 'SPECIMEN' opt (all unmounted & rare thus), etc, condition variable. Ex David Watson (UK). (Qty 43)