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    The 2004 Rarities Sale

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    Lot 23
    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $1,350

    1860-61 Imperforate Plate Proof of 3d in Blue, marginal strip of four on ungummed, no watermark paper. A rare and attractive multiple


    Lot 24
    Estimate: $12,500T Realised Price : $10,000

    1860-61 "REGISTERED" (6d) Olive-Yellow Wmk Small Star Clean-cut Perf 14-15½, SG 11, with Rowland Hill handstamp 'CANC(ELLED)'. This is a new discovery being unit number 1 from the horizontal block of six originally cancelled, and thus not recorded by Jaffé. Few 'CANCELLED' stamps have ever been offered in Australia. An exceptional Queensland exhibition item


    Lot 25
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,500

    1887-89 Imperforate Plate Proof of 2/- in Brown, marginal strip of five with printer's notes in margin, on ungummed watermarked 'Crown over Q' paper


    Lot 26
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,350

    1892 (29 Jun) registered cover to Brisbane bearing Postal Fiscal 1/- Green tied by Toowong obliterator, handstamped 'REGISTERED/(T)OOWONG' in black, manuscript number, re-addressed to Sydney, with backstamps of 'TPO S&WR Up' Type #1b and Registered Letter Office of 1 July 1892. A rare and attractive usage


    Lot 27
    Estimate: $850T

    1900 Charity set on cover used from Toowoomba to Greenmount (Qld) on 26 June, with arrival backstamp of the following day. Odd perf tone, otherwise fine


    Lot 28
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,900

    1900 Charity set in CTO blocks of six (10 Sep 02), slight separations and creasing, the 1d (6d) also with sheet number '414' (inverted) in black at lower left (12). Provenance: Ex Australia Post Archival Sale


    Lot 29
    Estimate: $30,000T Realised Price : $23,000

    1902 Void Background, 6d Green 'FIGURES IN LOWER CORNERS' only, SG 230 (previously listed as a footnote). To be listed in the new Brusden-White Catalogue as BW Q38 and priced at AU$35000. An example sold for AU$29120 in 2002 and another (with a small tear) realised AU$34000 recently. This stamp has no faults, apart from minor perforation toning, and must be one of the best known examples


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