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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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New South Wales

Lots 64-73 Lots 74-83

Lot 64 o   

New South Wales, 1850, Sydney View, 1d Issues, Plate I, eighteen examples with early to late impressions from white to blue papers, most are four margins, few with small flaws, generally F.-V.F.
SG No. 1/6; £9,025+ ($11,100)    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 65 o   

New South Wales, 1850, Sydney View, 1d Barred Numeral Cancels, 5 singles; numeral cancels with "9" (reversed) of Bathhurst, "20" of Liverpool, "44" of Yass, "64" (4 reversed) of West Maitland and "67" of Muswellbrook, margins ample to touching, Fine; "44" with 1993 A.P.S. certificate. Scott No. 1, 2c.
SG No. 3, 11    £2,175 ($2,680).

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 66 o   

New South Wales, 1850, Sydney View, 1d Pairs, two pairs; horizontal pair of plate I pale red (S.G. 5) on small piece canceled "48" of Tarcutta, and vertical pair of plate II early impression, deep color (S.G. 7) canceled Sydney bars, F.-V.F. Scott No. 1b, 2.
SG No. 5, 7    £1,700 ($2,090).

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Current Opening Bid: $260

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Lot 67 o   

New South Wales, 1850, Sydney View, 1d Issues, Plate I Re-Engraved, eighteen used examples; varieties include laid papers and gooseberry red shades, most have four margins, some small faults but an impressive group, generally F.-V.F., minimum catalog without premium for plate position varieties.
SG No. 7/14; £6,750+ ($8,300)    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 68 o   

New South Wales, 1850, Sydney View, 2d Issues, Plate I, nine used examples showing the various states of the copper plate from full clouds on earliest impressions to very worn, two examples show retouches to the worn plate, most are four margins, some small faults include creasing, generally F.-V.F.
SG No. 15//20    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 69 o   

New South Wales, 1850, Sydney View, 2d Deep Blue, Plate I, Intermediate Impression, two singles, positions 10 & 11, each showing the one of the double compartment lines (one from adjacent printing above) slightly into each stamp at top, ample and large margins, Very Fine, a considerably rare variety. Scott No. 3e.
SG No. 16c    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Because of the unusual shape of the 2d plate (12x2), after the first printing operation the sheet of paper was turned around and a second printing was made. This created the unique tete-beche pair. When the printings were close together, double compartment lines appear.

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Current Opening Bid: $450

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Lot 70    

New South Wales, 1850, Sydney View, 2d Deep Blue, Plate I, Intermediate Impression, vertical pair, margins clear to huge showing the double compartment lines in top margin, tied by 26 in barred oval cancels on piece, Very Fine, a considerably rare variety. Scott No. 3e.
SG No. 16c    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Because of the unusual shape of the 2d plate (12x2), after the first printing operation the sheet of paper was turned around and a second printing was made. This created the unique tete-beche pair. When the printings were close together, double compartment lines appear.

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Current Opening Bid: $450

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Lot 71 o   

New South Wales, 1850-51, Sydney View 2d Issues, 14 singles with Numeral Cancel interest; plate 1: numerals "3", "5" and "39" (two are from the retouched plate) - plate II: "9" (reversed), butterfly "37" of Melbourne (faults), "64" (4 reversed) and "90" - plate III: "55", "71", and "78" - plate IV "3", "61" (laid paper) and "88" (laid paper) and "92" - plate V: "15" (rare), most stamps are fine with four margins, generally F.-V.F. overall; plate V stamp with 1993 A.P.S. certificate.
SG No. 18//31    £3,575 ($4,400).

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 72 o   

New South Wales, 1850, Sydney View, 2d Issues, Plate II (1st reengraving of plate 1) group of 17 four margin singles showing early to late states of plate; a few small faults, generally F.-V.F. or better.
SG No. 21/28    £4,500+ ($5,540).

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Current Opening Bid: $575

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Lot 73 o   

New South Wales, 1850, Sydney View, 2d Indigo, Plate II, Early Impression, reversed "9" barred oval of Bathurst cancel, large even margins, rich deep color, Extremely Fine. Scott No. 5n.
SG No. 21    £350 ($430).

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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