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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA

    Lot 640
    Estimate: $2,000T

    1854-59 3d Blue Half-Lengths (Campbell & Fergusson printings) collection on older style leaves of the bright blue/greenish blue (SG29/29a) and Prussian blue/milky blue (SG 30/30a) series, with 8 pairs including ‘abnormal combination’ (21-7, appears correct), mint single (SG 30 cat £500), 53 singles including one rouletted & 6 Campbells rouletted. Condition variable but some very fine examples including squeezed transfer pair (5-6) with full margins. Rarely offered in this quantity nowadays, STC £5430 (69)


    Lot 641
    Estimate: $100

    1854-55 6d 'TOO LATE', SG 33, margins four sides - large on two, trace of ironed-out crease

     

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    Lot 643
    Estimate: $600T

    1859-60 Emblems, Robinson printings collection on older style leaves with 4d perf 12 on wove paper (64), on laid paper (42), 1d green perf 12 on laid paper (17), on thin surfaced paper (7). Very useful for specialist in these issues, Cat. £840


    Lot 644
    Estimate: $750T

    1860-63 Emblems collection on older style leaves with wmk ‘ONE PENNY’ 1d green (39) including pair and 2 mint with original brown gum, wmk ‘TWO PENCE’ 2d shades (70) including 2 pairs and possible unused (3), wmk ;THREE PENCE’ 2d (25) and 1863 wmk ‘2’ 2d shades (61) including 2 possibly unused. Mainly fine to very fine. Minimum cat £1900


    Lot 645
    Estimate: $400T

    1860 wmk ‘ONE PENNY’ 1d Yellow-green Emblems left marginal horizontal pair showing marginal ‘One Hundred’ of imprint, Unused with a trace of gum, a very rare pair. SG 98, cat £150+

     

    Lot 646
    Estimate: $700T

    1863-74 1d Deep Yellow-green Laureate wmk ‘1’ perf 13 horizontal block of 6 from right of sheet. SG 120a, cat £390

     

    Lot 647
    Estimate: $250T

    -: 1863-74 1d Laureate wmk Single-line ‘1’, Double-line ‘1’, and V over Crown (2). Fresh colours (4)

     

    Lot 648
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1865 10d Grey, SG 119, unused example with straight edge at base showing portion of upper left frame missing

     

    Lot 649
    Estimate: $5,000

    1871 9d on 10d pair (SG 171) tied by Melbourne duplex of 22 Apr 1871 (day of issue) to double Brindisi rate cover to London. The issue date is confirmed in the printer's manufacture book (see Kellow's 'Stamps of Victoria' at p.183). Unique for this issue and one of the very few FDC's recorded for the Australian Colonies

     

    Lot 650
    Estimate: $500T

    1884 Stamp Statute £5 black and yellow-green (5) and 5/- blue/yellow and £1 mauve/yellow tied by Registrar Generals Office oval datestamp of 18 AUG 1881 to fragment of document, faults although rare

     

    Lot 651
    Estimate: $500

    1897 1½d apple-green (SG 333) cover-front bearing pair tied by Melbourne datestamp of 9 Oct 1897 addressed 'J.A. Springhall/Genl Post Office/ Melbourne' a contemporary of W.R. Rundell (see under Australia for series of 1901 'Rundell' FDC's), believed to be day of issue rather than 7 Oct 1897 date given by SG

     

    Lot 652
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    1896-99 ½d Carmine-Rose, variety wmk upright, cancelled Melbourne cds. Damaged perf at upper left corner. SG 330c, unpriced

     

    Lot 653
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $360

    -: 1896-99 5/- rosine, SG 347, fresh mint, very undercatalogued at £80

     

    Lot 654
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $460

    -: 1896-99 10/- grey-green, SG 349, tiny natural pinhole, grossly undercatalogued at £120

     

    Lot 655
    Estimate: $130

    1897 Charity set, minor bends on 1d, otherwise fresh unmounted.

     

    Lot 656
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $750

    -: 1897 Charity 1d (7, including two pairs) + 2½d on (25th Oct) registered cover from Melbourne, to a Justice of Peace in Sydney, slight staining/ageing and cover slightly reduced.

     

    Lot 657
    Estimate: $1,250T Realised Price : $950

    -: 1897 Charity 2½d pair on 1905 (9th Jun) registered cover to Stawell cancelled by South Yarra datestamp, reverse with Post Office receipt for acceptance for delivery affixed and Melbourne Registered double-circle datestamp. Correct payment of 1oz (2d) + 3d Registration rate

     

    Lot 658
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $1,800

    1900 Charity 1d (2) + 2d, together with contemporary ½d uprating 1d Orange Envelope to used registered 1901 (29th Aug) from Melbourne Telegraph Office to USA, transit and arrival backstamps. Very rare adhesives on cover and attractive example 2d ½oz rate + 3d registration to foreign countries

     

    Lot 659
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $1,700

    1901-12 Wmk V over Crown 2½d (30), 2/- (12) and 1905-13 wmk. Crown over A ½d (32), 2d (42), 3d (28), 4d (12) and 6d (24) all in blocks c.t.o. Melbourne JY 17 14 (an unusual date), plus wmk. Crown over A 2½d MUH block of 20. Ex Australia Post Archival Sale (200)

     

    Lot 660
    Estimate: $100T

    -: 1901-12 Wmk V over Crown 1d Dull Red Die II vertical left marginal pair variety double perf. at left SG 385b var, lower unit MUH

     

    Lot 661
    Estimate: $650 Realised Price : $600

    1905-13 Wmk Wmk Crown over A P12x12½ or 12½ selection of shades in blocks of four comprising ½d, 1d (2), 2d, 2½d, 3d (2), 4d (2), 5d (2), 6d (2), 9d (3) and 1/-, few minor faults, (76). Scarce assembly.

     

    Lot 662
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $800

    1912 wmk. V over Crown (V5), perf. 12 x 12½ 9d Rose-carmine (SG 459) c.t.o. block of 8 (Melbourne, JY 17 14) with JBC monogram. Very scarce, ex Australia Post Archival Sales

     

    Lot 663
    Estimate: $675

    Postage Dues: 1890-1909 simplified sets of both colours to 5/-, some inverted watermarks, mostly fine.

     

    Lot 664
    Estimate: $300T

    Railway Stamps: 1882-87 ½d Purple-Brown on cream V over Crown paper. Superb and rated RR-RRR

     

    Lot 665
    Estimate: $3,000T

    -: 1882-87 ½d Purple-Brown on cream V over Crown paper, the unique block of 15. An exhibition showpiece

     

    Lot 666
    Estimate: $125T Realised Price : $95

    -: 'Winged Stamps' 1930s usages of 4d, 8d (4), 9d (5), 10d (5), 1/- (5), 2/- and 3/- (2), mostly at Melbourne, noted also Camberwell, Cohuna and Nth Brighton, odd fault, generally fair/fine (23)

     

    Lot 667
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Cancellations: Homemade album and large stockbook with large range of Barred Numerals (many pieces), T.P.O.'s (noted some covers), 1890s covers to Fiji, later with KGV-period and 1960s (pieces including commem cancels and slogans), also Postage Dues mint or used to 5/- and various other State cancels mostly Colonial to KGV (1000's)


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