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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4086°
E
Sale 770, Lot 4086, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Gray Blue, Carmichael's Plate Essay. The unadopted version with letters H and A in lower corners and different figures in vignette - identical to Position 19 in other respects; large even margins, slight thins

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.

E. 5,000-7,500
11,000
4087°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4087, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Early (SG 15; Sc. 3a). Full to large margins, unused appearance but a pen cancellation has been removed, Very Fine and choice looking

E. 400-500
300
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4088°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4088, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Early (SG 15; Sc. 3a). Pos. 5, large to huge margins, beautiful shade and impression, brownish black "61" oval grid (Gresford), Extremely Fine, Scott Retail $275.00

350
325
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4089°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4089, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Early (SG 15; Sc. 3a). Pos. 21, three large margins, ample at left, deep shade and impression, "43" oval grid (Gunning), Very Fine, Scott Retail $275.00

350
375
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4090°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4090, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Early (SG 15; Sc. 3a). Horizontal strip of three with full top sheet margin and full to large margins on other sides, beautiful color and impression, "??" oval grids (???), tiny thin in one stamp at left, still Extremely Fine and very rare multiple from Plate I Early, ex Hutson

E. 3,000-4,000
2,000
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4091°
c
Sale 770, Lot 4091, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Early (SG 15; Sc. 3a). Clear to large margins, beautiful earliest impression, tied by oval grid, Sydney backstamp dated January 3, 1850 - third day of issue - on folded letter to Parramatta, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, ex Pack

E. 2,000-2,500
1,500
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4092°
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Sale 770, Lot 4092, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Deep Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16c; Sc. 3a). Unused, full even margins, fine impression in deep shade

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

3,250
0
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4093°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4093, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16b; Sc. 3a). Pos. 12, large margins all around, "32" oval grid (Berrima), Extremely Fine and beautiful stamp, Scott Retail $275.00

275
230
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4094°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4094, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16b; Sc. 3a). Pos. 20, large even margins, fine impression, "35" oval grid (Goulburn), tiny corner crease, still Extremely Fine, Scott Retail $275.00

275
190
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4095°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4095, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16b; Sc. 3a). Pos. 14, ample to large margins, beautiful shade and impression, "47" oval grid (Tumut), Very Fine, Scott Retail $275.00

275
350
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4096°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4096, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16b; Sc. 3a). Pos. 11, ample margins, oval grid, Very Fine, Scott Retail $275.00

275
75
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4097°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4097, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16b; Sc. 3a). Pos. 19, full to large margins, "41" oval grid (Collector), tiny thinning at top mostly in margin, still Very Fine, Scott Retail $275.00

275
220
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4098°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4098, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16b; Sc. 3a). Pos. 17 (ten loops in right border), full margins, bold "44" oval grid (Yass), corner crease and tiny thin, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail $275.00

275
75
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4099°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4099, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16b; Sc. 3a). Pos. 22, three large margins, ample at right, fine impression, bold "55" oval grid (Newcastle), two tiny thin specks in margin, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail $275.00

275
0
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4100°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4100, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16b; Sc. 3a). Pos. 16 (ten loops in right border), full margins all around, oval grid, Very Fine, Scott Retail $275.00

275
210
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4101°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4101, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Deep Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16c; Sc. 3a). Pos. 2, large margins, "??" oval grid (???), Extremely Fine, Scott Retail $275.00

325
180
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4102°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4102, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Deep Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16c; Sc. 3a). Pos. 6, full margins all around, oval grid, faint crease, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail $275.00

325
100
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4103°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4103, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Deep Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16c; Sc. 3). Pos. 1, ample to large margins, fine impression, "75" oval grid (Jerry's Plains), tiny thin, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail $275.00

325
0
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4104°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4104, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Deep Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16c; Sc. 3a). Pos. 9, clear at lower left, ample on two sides, oval grid, Fine, Scott Retail $325.00

325
50
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4105°
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Sale 770, Lot 4105, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16b; Sc. 3a). Horizontal block of four, Positions 4-5/16-17, large top and bottom margins, ample at sides except touched at upper left, beautiful shade and impression, "95" oval grids (Brisbane, Queensland), right vertical pair slightly creased

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

E. 10,000-15,000
6,000
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4106°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4106, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16b; Sc. 3a). Pos. 23-24, horizontal pair, large margins on three sides, full at right, "??" oval grid (???), choice and Very Fine pair, Scott Retail $550.00+

550
650
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4107°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4107, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16b; Sc. 3a). Pos. 7-8, horizontal pair, ample to large margins, fine impression, clear strikes of "44" oval grid (Yass), two tiny thin specks in left stamp, still Very Fine, Scott Retail $550.00+

550
260
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4108°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4108, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Deep Blue, Pl. I Intermediate (SG 16c; Sc. 3a). Horizontal pair, large even margins, "35" oval grid (Goulburn), horizontal crease, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail $550.00+

650
0
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4109°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4109, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Dull Blue, Pl. I Late (SG 18; Sc. 3). Pos. 10, large even margins, oval grid, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail $110.00

140
190
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4110°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4110, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Dull Blue, Pl. I Late (SG 18; Sc. 3). Pos. 13, ample to large margins, "66" oval grid (Singleton), tiny thinning in top margin only, still Very Fine, Scott Retail $110.00

140
150
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4111°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4111, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Dull Blue, Pl. I Late (SG 18; Sc. 3). Pos. 3, ample to large margins, "64" oval grid (West Maitland), small corner crease, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail $110.00

140
150
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4112°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4112, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Dull Blue, Pl. I Late (SG 18; Sc. 3). Pos. 18, ample margins, "64" oval grid (West Maitland), couple small faults, Fine appearance, Scott Retail $110.00

140
80
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4113°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4113, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Dull Blue, Pl. I Late (SG 18; Sc. 3). Horizontal pair, three large margins, ample at left, "48" oval grids (Tarcutta), Very Fine, Scott Retail $220.00+

280
425
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4114°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4114, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Blue, Retouched Pl. I (SG 19; Sc. 4). Pos. 23, large margins, "48" oval grid (Tarcutta), tiny thin speck, Extremely Fine appearance, Scott Retail $250.00

275
230
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4115°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4115, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Retouched Pl. I (SG 20; Sc. 4). Pos. 15, large margins, part of Sydney oval ds, Very Fine, Scott Retail $250.00

225
280
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4116°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4116, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Retouched Pl. I (SG 20; Sc. 4). Pos. 20, large margins, indistinct oval grid, corner creases, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail $250.00

225
100
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4117°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4117, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Grayish Blue, Retouched Pl. I (SG 20; Sc. 4). Pos. 15 (ten loops in right border), ample margins, "65" oval grid (Wollombi), Fine, Scott Retail $250.00

225
200
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4118°
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Sale 770, Lot 4118, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Blue, Retouched Pl. I (SG 19; Sc. 4). Positions 5-6/17-18, block of four, bottom pair retouched (top pair SG 17), with huge straddle-pane margins at top and bottom, large at sides, "49" oval grids (Wagga Wagga), top left stamp has tiny thin speck

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)

E. 20,000-25,000
18,000
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4119°
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Sale 770, Lot 4119, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Blue, Retouched Pl. I (SG 19; Sc. 4). Two blocks of four, rejoined at center in their original configuration, Positions 4-7/16-19, bottom row retouched (top pair SG 17), large margins all around, "26" oval grids (Shoalhaven), right block has slight creasing, otherwise Extremely Fine, one intact block of eight is recorded (in poor condition), only eight blocks known in total from Plate I, ex Hutson

E. 10,000-15,000
8,000
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4120°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4120, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Blue, Retouched Pl. I (SG 19; Sc. 4). Positions 20-23, horizontal strip of four, huge top margin, sheet margin at bottom, large at sides, "6" oval grid (St. Mary's), vertical crease at center, few tiny scuffs in bottom margin and tiny scissors-cut at top right, still Extremely Fine and a very rare multiple

E. 3,000-3,500
2,700
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4121°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4121, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Blue, Retouched Pl. I (SG 19; Sc. 4). Pos. 1/13-14, L-shaped block of three, bottom pair retouched (top stamp SG 18), lower left sheet margins and full to large margins on other sides, oval grids, small thins, Extremely Fine appearance, very rare used multiple, ex Hutson

E. 2,500-3,500
0
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4122°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4122, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Dull Blue, Retouched Pl. I (SG 19; Sc. 4). Pos. 20-22, horizontal strip of three, large to ample on three sides, clear at lower left, "48" oval grids (Tarcutta), creases thru left pair, otherwise Fine

E. 750-1,000
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4123°
 
Sale 770, Lot 4123, 1850 2-Pence Sydney View Issue - Essay and Plate I1850, 2p Dull Blue, Retouched Pl. I (SG 19; Sc. 4). Pos. 12/24, bottom stamp retouched (top SG 18), vertical pair with large top sheet margin and margins showing dividing lines all around, excellent color and impression, "66" oval grid (Singleton), Extremely Fine and choice

E. 1,500-2,000
1,250
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