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Sale 1070 — Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 14-15 May, 2014

Category — Natal thru New South Wales

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2612
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2612, Natal thru New South WalesNATAL, 1857, 6p Green (2; SG 5), NATAL, 1857, 6p Green (2; SG 5)NATAL, 1857, 6p Green (2; SG 5). Single with rich color and clear margins tied by "Post Office/P.M. Burg" on 1859 cover to Bedford, England, large "6d" handstamp at left, Devenport Packet departure and Bedford arrival backstamps, part of backflap missing, Very Fine, a particularly scarce first issue to find on cover, clear 2012 B.P.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
650
2613
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2613, Natal thru New South WalesNATAL, 1891, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown, "Y" of "Penny" Omitted (77b; SG 109b), NATAL, 1891, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown, "Y" of "Penny" Omitted (77b; SG 109b)NATAL, 1891, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown, "Y" of "Penny" Omitted (77b; SG 109b). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and Fine, ex World Traveler, with 1917 R.P.S. certificate, SG £275

325
275
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2614
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2614, Natal thru New South WalesNATAL, 1902, £5 Black & Violet (98; SG 144), NATAL, 1902, £5 Black & Violet (98; SG 144)NATAL, 1902, £5 Black & Violet (98; SG 144). H.r., fresh color, horizontal crease at top, Very Fine appearance, scarce high value, SG £5,000

3,500
1,500
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2615
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2615, Natal thru New South WalesNATAL, 1908, £1 10sh Violet & Orange Brown on Chalky Paper (109; SG 162), NATAL, 1908, £1 10sh Violet & Orange Brown on Chalky Paper (109; SG 162)NATAL, 1908, £1 10sh Violet & Orange Brown on Chalky Paper (109; SG 162). Lightly hinged, lovely rich colors, well-centered, Very Fine, a highly desirable example of this high value, signed Holcombe, SG £1,700

2,750
1,400
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2616
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2616, Natal thru New South WalesNATAL, 1908, £1 Black & Violet on Red (116; SG 171), NATAL, 1908, £1 Black & Violet on Red (116; SG 171)NATAL, 1908, £1 Black & Violet on Red (116; SG 171). Mint N.H., well-centered and remarkably fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, catalogue values are as hinged, SG £400

800
400
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2617, Natal thru New South WalesNATAL, 1908, £1 Black & Violet on Red (116; SG 171), NATAL, 1908, £1 Black & Violet on Red (116; SG 171)NATAL, 1908, £1 Black & Violet on Red (116; SG 171). Lightly hinged, extraordinarily well-centered, vibrant color, Extremely Fine, SG £400

800
325
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2618
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2618, Natal thru New South WalesNAURU, 1915, 10sh Light Blue Seahorse (15; SG 23), NAURU, 1915, 10sh Light Blue Seahorse (15; SG 23)NAURU, 1915, 10sh Light Blue Seahorse (15; SG 23). Mint N.H., brilliantly rich color on fresh white paper, Very Fine, catalogue values are as hinged, SG £250

375
425
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2619
 
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2619, Natal thru New South WalesNEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Dark Red (1a; SG 2), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Dark Red (1a; SG 2)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 3p Dark Red (1a; SG 2). Balanced margins all around, rich color, oval "13" in grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2004 Greene Foundation certificate as No. 1, SG £350, Unitrade C$800.00

625
160
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2620
 
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2620, Natal thru New South WalesNEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 1sh Orange (15; SG 15), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 1sh Orange (15; SG 15)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1860, 1sh Orange (15; SG 15). Neat light central grid cancel, margins all around that are mostly full to large, fresh color and a crisp impression

VERY FINE. A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1860 ONE-SHILLING ORANGE.

The 1sh value of the 1860 Issue is notorious for having small or no margins. This example, with full margins nearly all around, is in far better condition than most.

With 1975 B.P.A. certificate. SG £10,000. Unitrade C$15,000.00

12,500
3,250
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2621
 
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2621, Natal thru New South WalesNEW GUINEA, 1935, £2 Violet, £5 Green, Air Post (C44-C45; SG 204-205), NEW GUINEA, 1935, £2 Violet, £5 Green, Air Post (C44-C45; SG 204-205)NEW GUINEA, 1935, £2 Violet, £5 Green, Air Post (C44-C45; SG 204-205). Relatively light cancels, both are well-centered and with bright colors, Very Fine, SG £590

710
250
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2622
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2622, Natal thru New South WalesNEW GUINEA, 1935, £2 Violet Air Post (C44; SG 204), NEW GUINEA, 1935, £2 Violet Air Post (C44; SG 204)NEW GUINEA, 1935, £2 Violet Air Post (C44; SG 204). Mint N.H., well-centered, wide margins, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine and choice, catalogue values are as hinged, SG £350

350
300
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2623, Natal thru New South WalesNEW GUINEA, 1939, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C46-C59; SG 212-225), NEW GUINEA, 1939, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C46-C59; SG 212-225)NEW GUINEA, 1939, -1/2p-£1 Air Post (C46-C59; SG 212-225). Most lightly hinged, some of the lower values are Mint N.H., 10sh with light crease, otherwise a Very Fine set, SG £1,000

647
200
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2624
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2624, Natal thru New South WalesNEW HEBRIDES, 1910, -1/2p-1sh Overprints, with Specimen Overprint (10S-16S; SG 10s-16s), NEW HEBRIDES, 1910, -1/2p-1sh Overprints, with Specimen Overprint (10S-16S; SG 10s-16s)NEW HEBRIDES, 1910, -1/2p-1sh Overprints, with Specimen Overprint (10S-16S; SG 10s-16s). Most are lightly hinged, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, SG value

£ 275
140
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2625
 
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2625, Natal thru New South WalesNEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Gray Blue on Yellowish Wove (3b; SG 15), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Gray Blue on Yellowish Wove (3b; SG 15)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Gray Blue on Yellowish Wove (3b; SG 15). Position 8, with sheet margin at top, other margins also large, rich color and a sharp impression from an early printing, "3" in oval grid cancel of Windsor, Extremely Fine, an exceedingly choice example, with 1993 A.P.S. certificate, SG £550

550
500
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2626
 
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2626, Natal thru New South WalesNEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Indigo, Pick and Shovel Omitted (5k; SG 24f), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Indigo, Pick and Shovel Omitted (5k; SG 24f)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Indigo, Pick and Shovel Omitted (5k; SG 24f). Position R. 1/10, large even margins all around, rich color in the Indigo shade, fine impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, SG £500

600
450
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2627
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2627, Natal thru New South WalesNEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 3p Yellow Green, Bluish Wove (9), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 3p Yellow Green, Bluish Wove (9)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 3p Yellow Green, Bluish Wove (9). Large to huge margins, tied by oval grid on blue folded cover to London, England, red "PAID SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY/SE*19/1850" crown oval datestamp, mostly clear "QUEEN'S WHARF" straightline sub-office handstamp, ms. endorsement "p 'Ajax'", red Feb. 20 receiving backstamp, Extremely Fine, choice example of the Queen's Wharf marking, applied at this dockside sub-office before the letter was carried to the Sydney G.P.O. -- there are approximately nine recorded examples, this is the second-earliest on record, ex Manwood and Arthur White

E. 2,000-3,000
1,000
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2628
c
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2628, Natal thru New South WalesNEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-56, 1p Orange, 2p Blue, 6p Gray (23, 33, 29), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-56, 1p Orange, 2p Blue, 6p Gray (23, 33, 29)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-56, 1p Orange, 2p Blue, 6p Gray (23, 33, 29). Pair and two singles of 1p, strip of three and single of 2p, large margins to just in, tied by well-struck "20" in rays handstamps of Liverpool on blue 1858 cover to Edinburgh, endorsed "Marseilles", bold "Liverpool N.S.W. DE 24, 1858", Sydney and receiving backstamps, some slight wear incl. one 2p affected from placement near edge of cover

FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL AND COLORFUL FRANKING PAYING DOUBLE THE 9-PENCE RATE, AND CARRIED ON THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE EUROPEAN & AUSTRALIAN COMPANY.

This unusual ranking pays double 9p rate (technically underpaid 3p) and was carried on the last voyage of the European & Australian Royal Mail Co. The new contract was awarded to the West Indian Royal Mail Line. Accompanied by exhibit page giving detailed explanation of rate and routing. Ex Arthur White

E. 4,000-5,000
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