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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, QUEENSLAND

    Lot 130
    Estimate: $12,500T

    1862-67 Proof block of 108 of the recently discovered 1d Indian Red sent from the Colonial Secretary's Office to Perkins, Bacon & Co. on 17th January 1863 with an order for new paper. On reverse is a rough sketch of the watermark required 'QUEENSLAND - POSTAGE STAMPS - STAMPS' in three lines of script capital, stamps cancelled with pen lines in corrosive black ink. Some creasing, tears etc. The largest known piece from a sheet of 240 for the Ham issues. [See P de Worms, P.B. Records Vol I at pp211-213]

     

    Lot 131
    Estimate: $3,000T

    1862-67 Proof of 1d Indian Red, block of twelve from the same sheet

     

    Lot 132
    Estimate: $4,000T

    1862-67 Thick toned paper, No Watermark, Perforation 13 1d Orange-Vermilion, SG 22, marginal block of 18 (6x3), one unit minor thin, large part original gum, minor gum creasing as found on multiples of this magnitude. Provenance: Mayfair, White

     

    Lot 133
    Estimate: $4,000T Realised Price : $3,600

    1862-67 Thick toned paper, No Watermark, Perforation 13 2d Blue vertical pair, variety 'IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY BETWEEN', SG 24c, tiny thin on upper unit. Only twelve such pairs recorded. Fresh

     

    Lot 134
    Estimate: $2,500T

    1879-80 First Sideface 1d Imperforate Plate Proof marginal block of twelve (4x3) in Reddish Brown on thin card, left hand units creased which does not detract. Provenance: Evans

     

    Lot 135
    Estimate: $1,000

    1897-1908 Figures in four corners 1d to 2/- including d in green, blocks of four optd 'SPECIMEN' in red or black, no 3d value, minor toning or creasing in places, (36). Attractive

     

    Lot 136
    Estimate: $1,250T

    1900 Charity set on cover used at Toowoomba to Greenmount - 26th June with arrival backstamp of 27th June, odd perf tone. Attractive

     

    Lot 137
    Estimate: $1,250T Realised Price : $950

    Railway: 1872 Southern and Western Railways 1/- Imperforate Proof in Blue on thick card with wavy-line in red ink. Vibriant colour and rare

     

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