Prestige Philately Auction 185 CatalogueNEW SOUTH WALES
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Collection in stockbook with numerals '378' of Brush Grove pairs x2 (R), '395' of Warren (RR), '437' of Mount Pleasant (R), '454' of Camewarra (R) & '477' of Guildford (R), plus values to 5/- including officials, private perfins, mixed frankings on piece, and unsorted Centennial and Jubilee issues. (Qty approx 1000)
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All different 'Specimen' or 'SPECIMEN' overprint types on 5/- Map x2, 20/- Carrington, 9d Commonwealth (no gum) & 2/6d Lyrebird, large-part o.g., Cat £370.(Qty 5)
Duplicated array of 'SPECIMEN' or 'Specimen' Overprints including on Imperf Diadems 1d, 2d x3 & 'REGISTERED' x2, Diagonal types to 1/- x5, others including 5/- Coin, Centennial to 5/- Map x7 & 20/- Governors x5, Postal Fiscals optd 'POSTAGE' 5/- x3 & 10/-, 'OS' Issues to 5/- Coin, 5/- Map & QV 10/- (reprint); also 'REPRINT' Overprints to 5/- Coin x3, QV 5/- x2 & £1 x4; plus CTO issues including QV 10/- x2, 20/- Governors, Postage Dues 10/- & a few Officials; condition variable but generally fine, many without gum. An excellent basis for a serious study of this interesting "back of book" material.(Qty 350+)
Predominantly used including 1860-72 Perf 12 3d with Major Retouch SG 136b, 6d grey-brown & Perf 13 8d, 1862-65 1d optd 'SPECIMEN' SG 186s, 1882 Crown/NSW Perf 10x12 3d, 6d (*), 1888 Centenary Perf 12x11½ 8d (*) & Perf 10 5/- (3), 1891 Officials 7½d on 6d, 1891 Postage Dues 4d & 8d (*), mixed condition.(Qty 350)
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate II (Clouds) on Hard Greyish Paper 1d dull carmine SG 11, margins close to large, exceptional early impression & good colour, unused, Cat £4500. Superb! Ex Baron de Ferrary, Robert Odenweller (acquired in a mixed lot at a Harmers NY auction) & "Manwood". RPSofL Certificate (2013). [When in his collection, this was Dale Forster's favourite stamp. It is also possibly the finest unused Penny Sydney View in private hands. NB: Most unused Sydney Views are defective, have missing/added margins and/or are ugly] ** NB: additional provenance **
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate II (Horizontally Lined Background) Early Impressions 2d bright grey-blue SG 23 , huge margins with complete outer framelines on all sides, BN '79' (rated R) of Coolah, Cat £300. Superb! Ex "Carrington" (Mark Dankin). A huge stamp in a beautiful shade.
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate II (Horizontally Lined Background) Early Impressions 2d bright blue with 'CREVIT' Omitted SG 24c, good even margins, superb BN '90' of Grafton, Cat £850.
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate II (Horizontally Lined Background) Worn Impressions 2d Prussian blue SG 26 horizontal pair [15-16], margins good to large with largely complete outer framelines, light & underinked BN '30' of Camden, Cat £400+. Gorgeous shade. Ex "Carrington" (Mark Dankin).
1850-51 Sydney Views 3d myrtle-green SG 40, good even margins, superb bars cancel of Sydney, Cat £1400. An attractive example of this rare stamp.
1854-59 Imperf Large Diadems 8d golden-yellow SG 97, margins good to very large, lovely colour, small scissor-cut clear of the design in the margin at upper-right, Cat £1400. RPSofV Certificate (2013).
1854-59 Imperf Large Diadems 1/- rosy vermilion with Error of Watermark '8' SG 99a, large even margins, fine bars cancel of Sydney, Cat £180. Superb! Ex "Carrington" (Mark Dankin).
1856-60 Imperf Small Diadems reprinted die proof in black on thick paper (31x35mm) with blank 'POSTAGE' and value tablets. Ex "Carrington" (Mark Dankin).
1860-72 Perforated Diadems Perf 12 6d grey-brown SG 143 & 6d fawn SG 146, unused, Cat £1050.
1860-72 Perforated Diadems Perf 12 1/- brownish red SG 152, unused, Cat £900.
1860-72 Perforated Diadems Perf 12 1/- brownish red SG 152 block of 4, well centred, characteristic irregular perforations, four clear strikes of '60/OC 20/C/SYDNEY' duplex, Cat £240+. Rare: much scarcer than blocks of the imperf 1/-. Ex "Carrington".
1871-1902 Crown/NSW 5d bluish green block of 10 Perf 10 as SG 215 but with the upper units Printed in the Sheet Margin resulting in those units having the Marginal Watermark '...SOUTH WALES PO...' Only and being Imperforate at Top, hinge thin on the upper-right unit, Cat £400++. Ex "Carrington" (Mark Dankin). [A similarly misprinted block of 4 of the later 5d Perf 11x12 SG 233d sold for $724 in our auction of 7/12/12]
1871-1902 Crown/NSW 1/- imperforate plate proofs on unwatermarked paper 1) marginal pair in red, ungummed; & 2) gutter block of 8 (4x2) in green (gummed, 7 units unmounted); margins good to huge.(Qty 2 items)
1882-97 Crown/NSW Perf 11 3d yellow-green horizontal pair Imperforate Vertically SG 226da with the Watermark Inverted & Vertical Marginal Watermark Line at Left, a few nibbled perfs, large-part o.g., under-catalogued at £500. Ex "Carrington" (Mark Dankin).
1888-89 Centennial 4d Captain Cook die proof in red-brown on thin white card (22x26mm). Ex "Carrington".
1890 2½d Allegorical Figure imperforate colour trials in grey, black, black-brown, brown, brown-purple, carmine-rose, carmine, scarlet, blue, dull blue & yellow-green, all on ungummed unwatermarked paper. Ex "Carrington" (Mark Dankin). [Four similar proofs sold for $1380 in our auction of 24/5/2008](Qty 11)