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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA

    Lot 599
    Estimate: $900

    -: Fourth state of dies 2d Dull Brownish-lilac, SG 15c, attractive unused example. RPSV Certificate.

     

    Lot 600
    Estimate: $500

    -: Fifth state of dies 2d Cinnamon, SG 15c, margins large on two sides, trace of corner thin, unused.

     

    Lot 601
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $4,800

    Die Proof of the 1d 'Queen-on-Throne' in red, printed on thin gummed paper by De La Rue & Company for the 1872 South Kensington Exhibition in London. Four examples recorded, being in the collections of Harvey, Purves and The British Musuem, this being the fourth "lost" example.

     

    Lot 602
    Estimate: $125

    -: Numeral Wmk 4d Dull Rose-pink, SG 95, part original browned gum.


    Lot 603
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $80

    1863-74 10d Grey, SG 119, used

     

    Lot 604
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    1863-74 Emergency printing Wmk '6' 2d grey, SG 128, tied by Melbourne duplex to neat 1867 (19 Aug) cover inscribed for The Australasian Insurance Co with 'Table of Rates' enclosure. Scarce stamp on cover


    Lot 605
    Estimate: $1,600

    1867-81 5/- Blue/Yellow, SG 139, superb unused. Seldom encountered this nice

     

    Lot 606
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $220

    1871-84 Perf 12, inscribed 'STAMP STATUTE' 5 Black and Yellow-Green, SG 230b, affixed to piece with non-postal cancellations, tiny tear at base, rich colours

     

    Lot 607
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $950

    -: 5 Black and Yellow-Green (3, one faintly aged) + 10/- + 1 (5, comprising pair and strip of three) affixed to piece by non-postal cancellations. Rare combination multiple

     

    Lot 608
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,250

    -: 5 Black and Yellow-Green (5, strip of three and two singles) affixed to piece by non-postal cancellations, few minor blemishes. Believed to be the largest known usage extant

     

    Lot 609
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $420

    1884-96 'STAMP DUTY' 3/- Purple/Blue P12, SG 237b, few blunt perfs. Scarce mint. Unpriced in SG

     

    Lot 610
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $650

    1884-96 10/- Brown/Rose Wmk upright, SG 240c, unused part o.g. Unpriced

     

    Lot 611
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $80

    1884-96 Typo 5/- Pale Claret/Yellow P12, SG 260c mint

     

    Lot 612
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $550

    1884-96 1 Reddish Orange/Yellow, SG 262b, unused part o.g. (hinge-remainders)

     

    Lot 613
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $130

    1884-96 Typo P12 5/- Rosine, SG 270, fresh mint

     

    Lot 614
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $200

    1884-96 P12 6/- Pea-Green, SG 271, slight crease, scarce mint

     

    Lot 615
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $700

    1884-96 15/- Purple-Brown, SG 273, fresh large part o.g. example of this rare stamp. [Provenance: Perry].

     

    Lot 616
    Estimate: $3,500 Realised Price : $3,600

    1884-96 45/- Lilac, SG 277, large part o.g. example with corner bend not unduly detracting from this great rarity of which three unused are recorded outside of The Royal Collection. [Provenance: Perry].

     

    Lot 617
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $160

    1884-96 Typographed Perf 12, inscribed 'STAMP DUTY' 5 Pink, SG 278a, pair with non-postal cancellations, few uneven perfs. Rare multiple

     

    Lot 618
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    -: 5 Pink, three singles - one scuffed affixed to piece by non-postal cancellation, few trimmed perfs

     

    Lot 619
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    -: 10 Mauve (3), SG 279 + 5/- + 1 affixed to piece by non-postal cancellation, few perf faults, etc. Scarce

     

    Lot 620
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $900

    1884-1900 25 Bright Blue-Green, SG 283c, mint example with hinge remainder, slight toning evident on face, slight bend. Very rare in unused condition

     

    Lot 621
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1897 Charity pair fresh mint (1d corner example unmounted)


    Lot 622
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $340

    1901-12 1d Rose/Red shades distinct printings (3) in blocks of four (double perf base of lower pair), six and twelve with 'CA' or 'JBC' Monograms, (22). Attractive and scarce **PHOTO BLK OF 4**

     

    Lot 623
    Estimate: $150

    1890-94 5/- Blue and Brown-Lake, SG D10, large part o.g.

     

    Lot 624
    Estimate: $500T

    Registered Envelope: 1880s 4d lilac ERROR OF COLOUR, H&G #C6, fine unused example of this rarity


    Lot 625
    Estimate: $400T

    1850s/1910s accumulation of covers, postcards and stationery, noted 1/- Octagonal frankings (3), Frank Stamps and 1890s Parcel Bills amongst plethora of the seemingly ordinary, mixed condition at places, generally average (approx 350), also some stamps including mint blocks, and 1880s Post & Telegraphs Routes map (large) and 1888 50th Anniversary fold-out souvenir both with faults although rare


    Lot 626
    Estimate: $350

    1842 (28th Nov) entire letter from well-known and significant 'Bunbury' correspondence written at Williamstown and addressed to Malta for delivery via London, endorsed 'paid 1/-/via Falmouth' for final leg, fine strikes of 'MELBOURNE/NEW.S.WALES' datestamp and 'SHIP-LETTER' on reverse


    Lot 627
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    1853-55 selection from the 'Lewis' correspondence mostly from U.K. comprising 1853 cover Castlemaine to Melbourne, 1854 cover-fronts (3), and 1855 cover-front/part back showing good strike of rare Butterfly '48' in red utilised as a receiving mark (5)


    Lot 628
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    1858 (29th Mar) cover from Melbourne bearing 4d (SG 65 - scarce on cover) addressed to 'Tent Maker/McIver Diggins/Heathcoat', backstamped Heathcote. Nice Goldfields item


    Lot 629
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    1859 (May) cover to Melbourne bearing scarce franking of 'Emblems' rouletted 2d and perforated 1d (2) tied by faint Barred Numeral '17' with equally light Bellarine (rare) datestamp on reverse


    Lot 630
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $210

    1868-1905 inscribed/illustrated covers selection comprising 1868 with 10d (corner fault) inscribed 'VIA/MARSEILLES' within ribbon, 1895 with 2d showing marsupial in tree within oval, and 1905 largely all-over photo illustration of St.Kilda Pier


    Lot 631
    Estimate: $250

    1874 (18th Dec) Frank stamp of 'SOLICITOR GENERAL' applied twice in blue to OHMS circular for return to Melbourne office, addressed to Bourke following a magistrates travel up the Darling River with datestamps of Wilcannia, Tankarooka (Christmas Day), Toorale, Louth, Bourke where re-addressed to property via Obley, further datestamps for Gongolgon, Dandaloo, Cannonbar and Obley, with reply travelling t

     

    Lot 632
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $320

    1879 (20th Dec) cover to London via Brindisi bearing Bell 2d (4) tied by Barred numeral '733', rare mss. 'Tahara/ 20-12-79' below, backstamped Branxholme, Melbourne, London. [Provenance: Perry].


    Lot 633
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1891 (7th Sep) deficiently paid to Brindisi bearing 1d pair and d tied by '209' of Great Western, circled 'T' with mss. 3d, and in crayon '7d=to pay', Postage Dues 10c and 30c on 2c pair affixed and tied on arrival, transit and arrival backstamps. [Victoria joined the U.P.U. on 1st October 1891 when the uniform 2d rate was introduced].


    Lot 634
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $150

    1904 (19th Nov) unstamped cover printed for 'Fred Walsh, Patent and Trade-Mark Attorney' used Melbourne to Broadford, 'T1D.' in oval, 1d Postage Due affixed and tied by datestamp on arrival. Attractive example of deficient postage on printed matter item.

     

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