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Sale 1220 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 21 May, 2020

Category — Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
13
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Antigua Unused Collection. To 1949 on album pages, very high degree of completion, appears to be lacking only two Queen Victoria stamps for completion, also includes the 1922 Barbuda set, nearly all with original gum, vast majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,100
14°
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 14, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 1p Reddish Rose (1; SG 3), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 1p Reddish Rose (1; SG 3)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 1p Reddish Rose (1; SG 3). Horizontal pair, pos. 7-8, large balanced margins all around, rich shade and sharp impression on fresh paper, neat barred "66" oval cancels of Singleton, Extremely Fine and handsome pair, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,450.00, SG £1,000

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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15°
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 15, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 1p Sydney Views, Re-engraved, Plate 2 Group (2; SG 7/14), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 1p Sydney Views, Re-engraved, Plate 2 Group (2; SG 7/14)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 1p Sydney Views, Re-engraved, Plate 2 Group (2; SG 7/14). Seven four-margin examples, most with large to huge margins, with different shades, three on Laid Paper, few plated, mostly unobtrusive cancels, Very Fine and attractive group of this collectible issue, one ex Caspary, one ex Dale-Lichtenstein, catalogued as cheapest shade varieties, Scott $4,425.00, SG £3,700

E. 1,500-2,000
2,300
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16°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 16, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 1p Brownish Red on Bluish Wove Paper (2c; SG 12), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 1p Brownish Red on Bluish Wove Paper (2c; SG 12)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 1p Brownish Red on Bluish Wove Paper (2c; SG 12). Vertical pair, huge to large margins all around, deep rich color and intense impression, tied by barred "51" oval cancels with corresponding "Deniliquin, New S. Wales OC 6 1851" despatch datestamp on reverse of folded cover to Melbourne, Maiden's Point transit and Melbourne arrival backstamps, cover missing sideflaps

EXTREMELY FINE. AN IMPRESSIVE PAIR OF THE ONE-PENNY FROM PLATE 2 TIED ON COVER PAYING THE 2-PENCE RATE AFTER THE SEPARATION OF THE COLONIES.

A rare cover to find this choice.

E. 3,000-4,000
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17°
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 17, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Sydney Views, Plates I-V Group (3/8; SG 17/37), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Sydney Views, Plates I-V Group (3/8; SG 17/37)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Sydney Views, Plates I-V Group (3/8; SG 17/37). Nine premium examples, each with huge to large margins all around, range of shades and different barred town cancels, few plated, incl. four from Plate I (SG 16c, 17), two from Plate III (SG 29, 30a), two from Plate IV (SG 33-34) and one from Plate V (SG 37), Extremely Fine Gem group, four ex Tom Allen, SG £2,300

E. 2,000-3,000
2,200
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18°
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 18, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Sydney Views, Plates I-V Group (3/8; SG 17/36), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Sydney Views, Plates I-V Group (3/8; SG 17/36)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Sydney Views, Plates I-V Group (3/8; SG 17/36). Eight exceptional examples, each with huge to large margins all around, wide range of shades from different plates incl. two Plate I (SG 17-18), one Plate II (SG 21), two Plate III (SG 29), two Plate IV (SG 32) and one Plate V (SG 36), all but one with clear barred numeral cancel from different towns, Extremely Fine Gem group of this popular issue, SG £1,825

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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19°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 19, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Bright Blue, No Whip Variety (5h, 5hl; SG 24, 24e), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Bright Blue, No Whip Variety (5h, 5hl; SG 24, 24e)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 2p Bright Blue, No Whip Variety (5h, 5hl; SG 24, 24e). Horizontal strip of three, plate II, pos. 6-8, large margins showing a majority of outer framelines, pos. 8 showing the "No Whip" variety, tied by Diamond of Dots cancels with corresponding red Sydney Jun. 19, 1850 oval crown datestamp on folded letter to Anstruther Wester, Scotland, rated "1/4", London transit and Anstruther arrival backstamps, accompanied by original contents which is a Power of Attorney sent by Robert Taylor to his mother

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF ONLY FOUR COVERS RECORDED WITH THE DIAMOND OF DOTS CANCEL AND THE ONLY COVER WITH A MULTIPLE PAYING THE POSTAGE. A REMARKABLE AND ICONIC NEW SOUTH WALES COVER RARITY. A KEY ITEM FOR ANY NEW SOUTH WALES EXHIBIT OR COLLECTION.

The Diamond of Dots cancel is thought to have originated in Sydney. To date, only four covers have been recorded. Ex Dr. Wiggins.

E. 35,000-45,000
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20°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 20, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1852-55, 2p Dark Blue, Plate I (14; SG 54), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1852-55, 2p Dark Blue, Plate I (14; SG 54)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1852-55, 2p Dark Blue, Plate I (14; SG 54). Top right sheet-margin corner single, other margins large, original gum, lightly hinged, bold color, intense impression on fresh paper, mild gum bend mostly in margin

EXTREMELY FINE. A REMARKABLE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 2-PENCE DARK BLUE FROM PLATE I. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES EXTANT.

Examples are rarely found with original gum, even more so in this choice condition. Catalogue prices are as unused (no gum). Scott $1,350.00. SG £1,800

E. 1,500-2,000
5,500
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21°
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 21, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1852-55, 2p Ultramarine, Plate I (14a; SG 56), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1852-55, 2p Ultramarine, Plate I (14a; SG 56)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1852-55, 2p Ultramarine, Plate I (14a; SG 56). Bottom right corner sheet-margin horizontal pair, other margins large, pos. 49-50, light barred oval cancels, couple natural pre-printing paperfolds mostly in margin though one just affecting right stamp, Extremely Fine Gem, a scarce marginal pair in this condition

E. 500-750
900
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22°
c
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 22, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-55, 1p Orange (23; SG 82), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-55, 1p Orange (23; SG 82)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-55, 1p Orange (23; SG 82). Two singles, pos. 23-24, ample to clear margins, bright shade, tied by "N.S.W." oval cancels with "Sydney, New South Wales JU 10, 1856" circular datestamp on reverse of legal-sized folded cover to Brisbane Water, Gosford transit backstamp, cover missing side and bottom flaps, Fine and scarce cover

E. 400-500
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23°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 23, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-55, 2p Prussian Blue, Plate III (24b; SG 85), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-55, 2p Prussian Blue, Plate III (24b; SG 85)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-55, 2p Prussian Blue, Plate III (24b; SG 85). Top right corner margin horizontal pair, other margins large, pos. 9-10, original gum, h.r. in top margin, deep rich color, intense impression, Extremely Fine, a remarkable corner sheet-margin pair, catalogued as singles, Scott $800.00, SG £1,000

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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24°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 24, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-55, 2p Prussian Blue, Plate III (24b; SG 85), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-55, 2p Prussian Blue, Plate III (24b; SG 85)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1854-55, 2p Prussian Blue, Plate III (24b; SG 85). Horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, other margins large to full, pos. 39-40, original gum, h.r., excellent color and a sharp impression, Extremely Fine and choice multiple, catalogued as singles, Scott $800.00, SG £1,000

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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25°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 25, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1860-63, 6p Violet (40; SG 164), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1860-63, 6p Violet (40; SG 164)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1860-63, 6p Violet (40; SG 164). Block of six (2x3), original gum, lightly hinged, middle horizontal pair appear Mint N.H., incredibly deep color and sharp impression, bottom pair with mild bend and couple toned spots on gum, still Very Fine and impressive, multiples of this issue are scarce in unused condition, ex Hind, catalogued as singles, Scott $660.00, SG £1,500

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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26°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 26, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1860-63, 6p Violet, Perf 12 (40e; SG 148), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1860-63, 6p Violet, Perf 12 (40e; SG 148)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1860-63, 6p Violet, Perf 12 (40e; SG 148). Horizontal strip of three, slightly brownish original gum, h.r., bold color, showing irregular spacing often found on this issue, middle stamp with mild gum wrinkle, Very Fine and scarce multiple, catalogued as singles, Scott $1,875.00, SG £2,250

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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27°
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 27, Antigua thru New South Wales (Australian States)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1871, 1p-8sh Telegraph Issue (SG T1-T8), NEW SOUTH WALES, 1871, 1p-8sh Telegraph Issue (SG T1-T8)NEW SOUTH WALES, 1871, 1p-8sh Telegraph Issue (SG T1-T8). Original gum, h.r., wonderfully fresh colors

FINE-VERY FINE. A REMARKABLE COMPLETE SET OF THE 1871 TELEGRAPH ISSUE IN PRISTINE CONDITION. LESS THAN TEN COMPLETE SETS ARE THOUGHT TO EXIST.

While 1,000 of the 6sh and 8sh were printed, many of these were overprinted with "Specimen". Complete sets are rarely encountered with this as the first set we have offered since keeping computerized records.

SG £5,930

E. 3,000-4,000
4,000
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