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  • Lot# : 3501 New South Wales

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    1850 (Jan 1): 1 d. reddish rose on soft yellowish wove paper, engraved by Henry Clayton, Plate I, position 11 on the sheet of 25 subjects, an unused example of fine appearance but repaired margin at right and restored. A fine space-filler of this extremely rare stamp. Cert. Sismondo (2008) Gi = £ 15'000.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3502 New South Wales

    1850 (Jan 1): 1 d. reddish rose, Plate I engraved by Clayton, a used horizontal pair, positions 19-20 on the sheet of 25 subjects, ample to large margins all round but shaved at upper right, internal paper flaw on left hand stamp, cancelled by "46" numeral obliterator of Gundagai in black Gi = £ 950.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3503 New South Wales

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    1850 (Jan 1): 1 d. pale red on hard bluish wove paper, engraved by Henry Clayton, Plate I, position 1 on the sheet of 25 subjects, an unused example with close margins all round, imperceptibly touched at lower right and paper thin at upper right, nevertheless of good true colour and a fine example of this very rare stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2011) Gi = £ 15'000.
    Starting bid : 3,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3504 New South Wales

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    1850 (Aug): 1 d. vermilion on hard toned white wove paper, Plate II re-engraved by Henry Jervis, position 21 on the sheet of 25 subjects, an unused example with close but clear margins on three sides and just shaved at top, of true colour and a fine example of this very rare stamp. Signed Herbert Bloch. Cert. Sismondo (2008) Gi = £ 13'000.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3505 New South Wales

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    1850: 1 d. gooseberry-red on hard greyish wove paper, Plate II, position 20, a used example with large margins all round and sheet marginal at right, tied to 1852 local cover mailed within Sydney by barred oval obliterator in black. Fine framed "6 / O CLOCK' handstamp at right and reverse with 'Sydney / Crown / New South Wales' datestamp (Jan 17) in black. A fine and attractive 'drop letter' cover. Cert. Holcombe (1992).
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3506 New South Wales

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    1850 (Sept): 2 d. ultramarine, Plate III, position 23, an unused example with huge margins all round, some minor colour loss, fine unused. An exceptionally rare stamp of much above average quality for this rarity. Cert. RPSV (2011) Gi = £ 11'000.
    Starting bid : 3,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3507 New South Wales

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    1850 (Jan 1): 3 d. yellow green on soft yellowish paper, engraved by Henry Jervis, position 11 on the sheet of 25 subjects, an unused example of fine colour and frontal appearance, with thins professionally repaired and ironed horizontal crease, nevertheless an attractive space-filler of a rare stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2011) GI = £ 12'000.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3508 New South Wales

    1852: Laureated 1 d. vermilion, on bluish medium wove paper, positions 48-49, a used horizontal pair with clear to fine margins all round, used on 1853 cover to Sydney, tied by "57" numeral obliterators of Raymond's Terrace in black. Reverse with 'Raymond's Terrace / New S. Wales' datestamp (Oct 12) in black with Sydney arrival cds alongside. Small imperfections to the envelope but a fine cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Besançon', Corinphila sale 221, Nov 2017, lot 6058.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 240.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3509 New South Wales

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    1851/55: Laureated 2 d. chalky blue in greyish medium paper, Plate 1, fine clear impression, a simply wonderful unused example with huge margins on all sides, of lovely fresh colour and large part og. An outstanding stamp and very probably the finest example extant. Cert. RPSL (2009).
    Starting bid : 7,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3510 New South Wales

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    1853 (May): Laureated 8 d. dull yellow on medium blued paper, an unused example with good even margins all round, of good strong colour, tiny thin behind the Queen's head, unused without gum. A rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (1951) Gi = £ 20'000.
    Starting bid : 3,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3511 New South Wales

    1854/59: 5 d. dull green, wmk. 5, imperforate, a fine unused example with large margins all round, of good colour, minor gum bend at top, large part og. A scarce stamp Gi = £ 1'400.rn 
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3512 New South Wales

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    1854/59: 8 d. dull yellow-orange, wmk. '8', imperforate, an unused example of lovely rich colour, large even margins all round, of delightful appearance, unused without gum. An extremely rare stamp in the foremost quality. Cert. RPSL (1954) Gi = £ 24''000.rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 42, Zurich, 21-31 Jan 1955, lot 5243; Collection 'Besançon', Corinphila sale 221, 23 Nov 2017, lot 6087.
    Starting bid : 7,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 17,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3513 New South Wales

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    1854/59: 1 s. pale red, wmk. '12', imperforate, an unused example of lovely colour, marginal from top of sheet, minor horizontal bend at base not detracting from the appearance, unused without gum. A rare stamp. Cert. BPA (1979) Gi = £ 5'000.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3514 New South Wales

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    1856/60: 2 d. blue, wmk. '2', imperforate, Plate 1, the famous and outstanding irregular block of fifteen, positions 12 / 23-24 / 31-36 / 43-48, with large margins all round, touched only on position 12 and shaved at the top of position 32. Two small closed tears at lower left and between third and fourth stamps and a diagonal crease none of which detract from the appearance of truly magnificent multiple showing the very extensive "Third Retouch" to position 24 with scrolling, Queen's Crown and TWO PENCE all retouched, and the "First Retouch" to position 36 below, retouched either side of SOUTH and to the left of WALES, fresh and fine, large part og. Illustrated in 'The Stamps of New South Wales' by G. J. Hutson on plate V and on the front cover of the 'George Ginger' sale where described as "one of the most appealing pieces it would ever be possible to own". Cert. RPSL (2013).rnProvenance: Collection George Ginger, RL, London, 5-6 Dec 1945, lot 561.
    Starting bid : 20,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3515 New South Wales

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    1856/60: 3 d. dull green, a horizontal pair with large margins all round and portions of adjoining stamps at top and lower right, error of watermark "2" instead of "3", of excellent fresh colour and lightly cancelled by NSW / Sydney duplex in black (May 4, 1859). Tiny horizontal scissor cut in lower margin only well clear of the design and not affecting the splendid appearance. Believed to be the sole recorded multiple of this extremely rare stamp, in the foremost quality for the error. Unique. Cert. BPA (2013) Gi = £ 7'500+.rnProvenance: Collection Julian Beresford, March 1954 Collection Guy Hutson, Spink, Feb 2013, lot 307.
    Starting bid : 10,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3516 New South Wales

    1861/88: Courbould Coin 5 s. Proof block of twenty-five (5 x 5),, the complete left of the sheet printed in black on thick soft white card paper, 177 x 219 mm., a few small age spots which are possibly removable, of dramatic and stunning appearance, by some distance the largest multiple of this Proof. A remarkable and exceptional block that would fit well on an Exhibit page.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 10,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3517 New South Wales

    1871/1902: 4 d. red-brown and 1 s. black, used on 1887 registered letter (with complete document content) endorsed 'per Austral' to England, tied by obliterator cancels in black with 'Registered Letter Office GPO Sydney NSW' datestamp at left (Nov 10) in black. 'Registered / London' transit on front (Dec 17) in red and forwarded on arrival from Norwich with "1d." charge in manuscript to Wymondham (Dec 19). An unusual franking.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3518 New South Wales

    1882/97: 1 d. orange, wmk. Crown over NSW, perf. 10, an unused block of four from lower left corner of the sheet, with "G.Pr.O/ N.S.W." imprint, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Gi = £100+.
    Starting bid : 75.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 90.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3519 New South Wales

    1885 (Oct 13): Stamp Duty 5 s. lilac & green overprinted POSTAGE in black, wmk. NSW, rough perf. 12 x 10, an unused example of excellent colour but with some truncated perfs., large part og. A scarce stamp Gi = £ 800.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3520 New South Wales

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    1886 (May 17): Stamp Duty 10 s. lilac & claret overprinted POSTAGE in black, wmk. NSW, rough perf. 12, an unused example of excellent colour, usual slight wrinkles on large part og. A very rare stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2014) Gi = £ 1'700.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3521 New South Wales

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    1886 (May 17): Stamp Duty £ 1 lilac & claret overprinted POSTAGE in black, wmk. NSW, rough perf. 12, an unused example of excellent colour, slight surface adherence at upper left corner, usual wrinkles on large part og., however an exceedingly rare stamp. Cert. RPSV (2013) Gi = £ 11'000.
    Starting bid : 3,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3522 New South Wales

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    1886 (May 17): Stamp Duty £ 1 lilac & claret overprinted POSTAGE in black, wmk. NSW upwards, rough perf. 12, an unused example in a deep shade, overprinted SPECIMEN (Type 5) struck twice at top in black. Fine appearance, a very scarce stamp as just 100 examples overprinted and only a small portion of this total would have had the double overprint, large part og. Cert. Ceremuga (2007).
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3523 New South Wales

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    1885/86: £ 1 lilac & claret, wmk. NSW sideways, perf. 12, overprinted POSTAGE in black, a used example with good colour and typically rough perfs., cancelled by 'Sydney / NSW' duplex in black. An extremely rare Postal Usage of this issue rather than c.t.o. Exceptional. Signed W. Houtzamer. Cert. RPSV (2002) Gi = £ 5'000.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3524 New South Wales

    1886 (May 17): Stamp Duty 10 s. lilac & claret overprinted POSTAGE in blue, wmk. NSW, rough perf. 12 x 11, an unused example of excellent colour, slight surface scuff and horizontal crease not affecting the the appearance, usual slight wrinkles on large part og. A very rare stamp Gi = unpriced.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3525 New South Wales

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    1886 (May 17): Stamp Duty £ 1 rose-lilac & claret overprinted POSTAGE in blue, wmk. NSW, rough perf. 12 x 10, position 6, an unused example of excellent fresh colour, large part og. A very rare stamp: it is believed that but two panes of 50 stamps were printed. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 10'000.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3526 New South Wales

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    1888/89: Map 5 s. deep purple, watermark 5/-, perf. 10, an unused example of good colour, overprinted with lower case "Specimen" in black struck twice, fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce as just one sheet overprinted and few would have been struck twice. Cert. Ceremuga (2017).
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 240.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3527 New South Wales

    1897: Charity 1 d. (1 s.) green & brown, a single example used on local 1897 cover tied by 'Haymarket / NSW / 865' duplex in black (Aug 31). Slightest of aging mentioned for accuracy but a fine cover.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3528 New South Wales

    1897: Charity 1 d. (1 s.) green & brown, a single example used on local 1897 cover tied by 'Park Street / NSW / 124' duplex cancellation with further 'Park Street' cds alongside dated June 22, 1897 on the First Day of Issue. Minor peripheral aging at top mentioned for accuracy, but a fine and scarce FDC.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3529 New South Wales

    1897: Charity 1 d. (1 s.) and 2½ d. (2 s. 6 d.), the set of two used on 1898 registered cover to Germany with 1897/99 1 d. salmon, Die II, 2 d. ultramarine and 2½ d. purple, Die II, all tied by 'Registered / Sydney' datestamps (March 20) in black. Reverse with 'Baden-Baden' arrival cds (April 30) cds in black. A charming and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3530 New South Wales

    1897: Charity 2½ d. (2 s. 6 d.) gold, carmine & blue, a used example tied to local 1897 cover by "NSW" obliterator in black with 'Sydney' cds alongside (July 9) in black. A rare stamp on letter.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3531 New South Wales

    1897: Charity 2½ d. (2 s. 6 d.) gold, carmine & blue, a used example tied to local 1897 cover by "Mosman / NSW / 348" duplex obliterator in black (July 5) in black. A rare stamp on letter.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3532 New South Wales

    1897/99: 1 d scarlet, Die I, an unused vertical pair in a rose-carmine shade, variety "Imperforate horizontally" and imperforate between stamp and margin at left, perforated 12 vertically, of fine appearance, minor aging on large part og. Rare Gi = £ 850.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3533 New South Wales

    1901: "Set of Postage Stamps of New South Wales / Prepared for Presentation to each member of the Legislatures of the several States of Australia on the Transfer of the Post Office to the Commonwealth", the printed form with the current Postage adhesives (17) with values from ½ d. to 10 s. and the Postage Due stamps (10) with values from ½ d. to 20 s., all applied to the form and pre-cancelled by "NSW" oval handstamps. Trimmed at sides but very scarce.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3534 New South Wales

    1902/03: 2½ d. dark blue, Die II, on chalk surfaced paper, an unused block of thirty-six (6 x 6), from lower left of sheet with full 'Diamond Jubilee Postage Stamp. Price 2½ d. per Label' imprint at base and monograms (3) at left, slight surface suffusion on two, but a fine positional multiple, large part or unmounted og. Gi = £ 500+.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3535 New South Wales

    1903/08: 5 d. dark blue-green, perf. 11½ x 11½, an unused block of twenty-eight, of rich colour, corner marginal from right of sheet, positions 36-40 / 97-100, some protective hinges, large part or unmounted og. A most attractive multiple Gi = £ 280+.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3536 New South Wales

    1905 (Dec): 20 s. cobalt-blue, wmk. Crown & A in circle, perf. 11 x 12, an unused example of good colour, well centred and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 375.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3537 New South Wales

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    Official 1880/95: 9 d. on 10 d. brown, overprinted "OS" in black (7 mm. spacing), wmk. Small Crown / NSW, perf. 12, a c.t.o. used example of excellent fresh colour, superb for this difficult issue. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine. Cert. Ceremuga (2017) Gi = £ 1'000.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3538 New South Wales

    1880 (May 13): 10 d. lilac, rough perf. 10, overprinted "OS" in black, a fine well centred unused example of good colour, somewhat heavy hinge remnant, part og. Gi = £ 425.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3539 New South Wales

    1882/85: Official 1 d. orange, 2 d. blue, 3 d. yellow-green, 4 d. red-brown and 5 d. dull green, unused examples all fine with the exception of the 4 d. with fault at lower right, each overprinted small "Specimen" in black (in blue on the 5 d.), unused without gum except the 5 d. with large part og. Scarce group.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3540 New South Wales

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    1882/95: 3 d. yellow-green, overprinted "OS" in orange-red (7 mm. spacing), wmk. Large Crown / NSW inverted, perf. 12 x 11, an unused example of excellent fresh colour, vertical bend not affecting the frontal appearance, large part browned og. Probably from a Trial or an unissued printing, all the recorded examples appearing to have enmanted from just one pane. Cert. Ceremuga (2011) Gi = unlisted.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3541 New South Wales

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    1885/95: 5 d. blue-green, overprinted "OS" in red (11 mm. spacing), wmk. Large Crown / NSW inverted, perf. 10, a c.t.o. used example of excellent fresh colour, superb for this difficult issue. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = unlisted.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3542 New South Wales

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    1885/95: 8 d. yellow, overprinted "OS" in red (11 mm. spacing), wmk. Large Crown / NSW, perf. 11, a c.t.o. used example of excellent fresh colour, superb for this difficult issue. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine. Cert. Ceremuga (2011) Gi = unlisted.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3543 New South Wales

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    Official 1885/95: 8 d. yellow, overprinted "OS" in red (11 mm. spacing), wmk. Large Crown / NSW inverted, perf. 10, a c.t.o. used example of excellent fresh colour, superb for this difficult issue. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine. Cert. Ceremuga (2015) Gi = unlisted.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3544 New South Wales

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    1885/95: Stamp Duty 5 s. lilac & green, overprinted POSTAGE in black, further overprinted "OS" in black (7 mm. spacing), wmk. NSW, perf. 11, a c.t.o. used example of excellent fresh colour, superb for this difficult issue. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets, the 'OS' showing 7 mm. spacing rather than 9 mm. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = unlisted.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3545 New South Wales

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    1885/95: 10 s. mauve & claret, overprinted POSTAGE in blue, overprinted "OS" in black (7 mm. spacing), wmk. Large Crown / NSW sideways, perf. 10, a c.t.o. used example of excellent fresh colour, superb for this difficult issue. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine. Cert. RPSL (2001) Gi = unlisted.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3546 New South Wales

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    1885/95: Stamp Duty 10 s. mauve & claret, overprinted POSTAGE in black, further overprinted "OS" in black, wmk. NSW, rough perf. 10, an unused example of good colour and centering for the issue, ink mark on gum, slight inclusion at upper left, otherwise fresh and fine appearance, part og. Rare. Certs. Brandon (1994), BPA (2008) Gi = £ 7'500.

    Info: Overprint POSTAGE in blue, not in black as described

    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3547 New South Wales

    1885/95: £ 1 lilac & claret, overprinted POSTAGE in black, overprinted "OS" in black (7 mm. spacing), wmk. Large Crown / NSW sideways, perf. 11, a c.t.o. used example of excellent fresh colour, superb for this difficult issue. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine Gi = unlisted.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3548 New South Wales

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    1885/95: Stamp Duty £ 1 violet & claret, overprinted POSTAGE in black, further overprinted "OS" in black (7 mm. spacing), wmk. NSW, perf. 11, a c.t.o. used example of brilliant fresh colour, superb for this difficult issue. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets, the 'OS' showing 7 mm. spacing rather than 9 mm. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = unlisted.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3549 New South Wales

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    1890/95: Map 5 s. purple, overprinted "OS" in red (13.5 mm. spacing), wmk. 5/-, perf. 12, a c.t.o. used example of excellent fresh colour, and lightly cancelled in black. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine. Cert. Ceremuga (2011).
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3550 New South Wales

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    1890/95: Map 5 s. deep violet, overprinted "OS" in red (13.5 mm. spacing), wmk. 5/-, perf. 12, a c.t.o. used example of excellent fresh colour, superb for this issue. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine. Cert. RPSL (2011) Gi = unlisted.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3551 New South Wales

    Official 1890: Map 5 s. lilac, perf. 10, an unused block of fourteen (7 x 2), corner marginal from lower left of sheet showing "CP" and "G. Rr.O. / N.S.W." imprints, overprinted "OS" in black (note second stamp with break in "S" in overprint), each stamp overprinted SPECIMEN horizontally in black. Fresh and very fine, insignificant aging on reverse of one stamp, full unmounted og. A spectacular and rare multiple.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3552 New South Wales

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    1890/95: 20 s. cobalt-blue, overprinted "OS" in black (14 mm. spacing), wmk. 20/-, perf. 10, a c.t.o. used example of excellent fresh colour, superb for this issue. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine. Cert. RPSL (2011) Gi = £ 1'100.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 220.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 240.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3553 New South Wales

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    1890/95: 20 s. cobalt, overprinted "OS" in black (14 mm. spacing), wmk. 20/- / NSW in circle, perf. 10, a c.t.o. used example of excellent fresh colour, and lightly cancelled. The stamp comes from the 1895 special printing for presentation / collectors sets. A total of 1'000 stamps were prepared, 900 of which were cancelled with the ovals handstamp in black. Only 158 examples are believed to have been sold and the rest destroyed. Rare and very fine. Cert. Ceremuga (2011) Gi = £ 1'100.rn 
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3554 New South Wales

    Telegraphs 1871 (Feb 1): Bicoloured set of eight with allegorical vignette of 'Time' in black, 1 d. brick-red, 2 d. blue, 6 d. Indian-red, 1 s. bright blue, 2 s. brown, 4 s. mauve, 6 s. carmine and 8 s. in lilac, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black (13 x 1.5 mm.), unused without gum. An exceedingly rare set.rn 
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3555 New South Wales

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    1872/90: Stamp Duty Bicoloured second issue, the complete set of eighteen values from 4 d. to £ 1, wmk. NSW downwards, rough perf. 12½, all with lilac centres of varying depth and shades of colour, 4 d., 6 d. and 8 d. values in blue; 1 s. in brown, 1 s. 6 d. in black-brown; 2 s, 2 s. 6 d., 3 s. and 4 s. values in deep red-brown; 5 s., 6 s., 7 s., 8 s. and 9 s. in green; 10 s., 12 s. 6 d., 15 s. and £ 1 in carmine; all overprinted with SPECIMEN in blue, a few with minor imperfections but of fresh and very fine appearance, large part og. An extremely rare set. Cert. Ceremuga for four values (2016) Barefoot 18/34 spec.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3556 New South Wales

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    1872/90: Stamp Duty Bicoloured second issue, the set of seventeen values from 4 d. to £ 1, wmk. NSW upwards, perf. 12 x 10, all with lilac centres of varying depth and shades of colour, 4 d., 6 d. and 8 d. values in blue; 1 s. and 1 s. 6 d. values in brown; 2 s, 2 s. 6 d. and 3 s. values in deep red-brown; 5 s., 6 s., 7 s., 8 s. and 9 s. in green; 10 s., 12 s. 6 d., 15 s. and £ 1 in carmine; all overprinted with lower case "Specimen" in black, a few with small pinholes and minor imperfections otherwise of fresh and very fine appearance, large part og. An extremely rare set. Cert. Ceremuga for four values (2016) Barefoot 18/34 spec.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3557 New South Wales

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    Stamp Duty 1866: Booklet "Specimens of Stamps Manufactured by Thos. De La Rue & Co., London" containing one card-page showing New South Wales Stamp Duty Imperforate Proofs (6) on bluish wove paper watermarked wide 'NSW' downwards, all with lilac centres, for 4 d. in bright blue, 6 d. in red-brown, 8 d. in brown, 1 s. in red, 1 s. 6 d. in bright blue and 2 s. value in green; each Proof overprinted SPECIMEN horizontally in black (Samuel D5). Extremely rare and most appealing. Cert. Ceremuga (2012).
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3558 New South Wales

    1850/1912: The used collection on leaves with Sydney Views 1 d. (6, including a pair with 'No Trees' and 'Hill unshaded'), 2 d. blue (2) and 3 d green (2), 1851 Laureated with 1 d. red - 8 d. yellow used with some shades, 1854 values to 1 s. including a strip of six, 1856/59 Registration (6 d.) with four examples, range of Official issues incl. Courbould 1885/86 5 s, and 10 s. lilac & claret, 1897 Charity set of two etc. Condition varies but much of interest.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3559 New South Wales

    1851/1912: The unused collection with Laureated range incl. 1 d. red on blued (2), 1 d. vermilion, 2 d. blue (2), 3 d. sage (cert.), 6 d. dull brown and 6 d. brown on blued, 1854/57 imperforate 6 d. grey and 6 d. brown, (6 d.) Registration stamps (3), 1856/60 1 d. red (2), 2 d. blue and 3 d. green, 1860/72 with fine 8 d. oranage perf. 13, 1 s. lake, Courbould 5 s. purple, 1862/84 defintive series with good range incl. some 'Specimen' overprints, 1897 Charity set of two and a set optd. 'Specimen', 1888 5 s. purple, good range of scarce Official issues, range of further 'Reprint' or SPECIMEN overprinted issues, 1887 5 s. lilac & green and 10 s. and £ 1 lilac & carmine optd 'OS' and SPECIMEN etc. Condition varies but much scarce and fine material noted.
    Starting bid : 3,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3560 New South Wales

    1892: Printed form 'Specimen & Reprint Stamps of New South Wales With Years of Issue' featuring New South Wales issues with 28 Postage Stamps from 'Registration' (6 d.) red & blue perf., through to Courbould 5 s. purple, Map 5 s. lilac and 'Postage' in blue on 10 s. lilac & claret and £ 1 lilac & carmine, variously overprinted REPRINT (eight stamps), 'Specimen' (18) or upper case SPECIMEN (2) in black, with 1891/92 Postage Due set of ten values from ½ d. to 20 s. all overprrinted lower case 'Specimen' (4 values) or SPECIMEN (6) in black. Annotated at top "Madame Guernier, voilà le Stock", presumably by a Postal employee. Folded away from the adhesives, a very interesting form and insight as to how these stamps were initially displayed and sold.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3722 New South Wales

    Australian States 1850/1911: Collection with NSW incl. Sydney View 1 d. carmine, 2 d. grey-blue (3), 3 d. green (2) all used; good range of Diadem issues imperf. and perf., later incl. 1897 Consumptive Homes Charity set of two, Queensland with a ranage of Chalons used and 1 s. violet optd. SPECIMEN in black, 1882/95 high values with used range; South Australia with imperf. 2 d. (4) and 6 d. used, 'Long' stamps with values to 5 s. used, Tasmania with 1853 4 d. Courier, used, Chalons used, Victoria from half-lengths with another fine used range, Western Australia with 1854 1 d. black used, 4 d. blue used, Australia with Kookaburra 3 d. sheet of four unused, Roo 10 s., £ 1 and £ 2 optd. SPECIMEN, and Pacific Islands collection with Aitutaki incl. 1911 6 d. carmine and 1 s. yellow-brown unused, 1920 set of six, sporadic Cook Island, Fiji and Samoa from classic issues, some useful stamps noted and much cancellation interest.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600.00 CHF
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