Sale 770 — The V.P. Manwood Collection of New South Wales
Sale Date — Wednesday, 8 November, 1995
Category — 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I
AN IMPORTANT ESSAY OF THE SYDNEY VIEW ISSUE AND ONE OF TWO KNOWN EXAMPLES AVAILABLE TO COLLECTORS (THE OTHER IN BLACK).
The John Carmichael essays are discussed in the Huston book (pp. 3-4), where the existence of three different colors in the Tapling collection is noted and a fourth in black is cited from the author's collection. In addition, there is a plate proof of the issued design in the Royal collection.
AN ENORMOUSLY RARE SOUND UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-PENCE FROM PLATE I
Ex Ferrary. With 1977 Friedl certificate. This fine intermediate impression falls within Scott's general "Early" classification, which is valued at $4,500.00 unused
A VERY FINE AND OUTSTANDING 2-PENCE SYDNEY VIEW BLOCK.
Ex Caspary, Amundsen and Boker (1981, realized £7,250). With 1962 R.P.S. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE BLOCK AND ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE EIGHT RECORDED 2-PENCE PLATE I MULTIPLES.
Ex Caspary and Boker (1981, realized £13,000)