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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

    Lot 104
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $2,400

    1855-1912 large and valuable range on stockcards including Wmk Large Star imperf 1d, 2d (21, incl pair, strips of 3, 4 and 5), 6d (5), later rouletted and perforated issues, Long types with 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' optd 'SPECIMEN' values to £20, 'POSTAGE' to £1 (3), some punctured 'OS' or 'SA', later issues with Specimen opts, Officials, etc, mixed condition poor/fine. A wonderful opportunity (100’s)

     

    Lot 105
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $420

    1855 Wmk Large Star Imperf 1d Dark Green, SG 1 pair, close to good margins

     

    Lot 106
    Estimate: $750

    1855 Wmk Large Star Imperf 2d Rose-Carmine, SG 2, very fine four margin example almost complete original gum. Seldom seen so fine

     

    Lot 107
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    1855 Wmk Large Star Imperf 2d Rose-Carmine, SG 2 strip of four, close to large margins, almost touching on two sides, cancelled with Gawler BN '25' in diamonds

     

    Lot 108
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $290

    1856-58 Imperf 1/- Red-Orange, SG 11, three huge margins with portions of adjoining units on two sides, cut-into at top, on piece with 11.5.58 datestamp in blue

     

    Lot 109
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1856-58 Imperf 1/- Orange, SG 12, horizontal strip of three, good to huge margins on three sides, cut-into at base, portions of adjoining units at left and right, minor staining on reverse. A very rare multiple

     

    Lot 110
    Estimate: $400T

    1860-69 Perkins Bacon Plate Proofs, 4d Lake and 2/- Black imperforate blocks of four on unwatermarked paper. Ex Butler (8)

     

    Lot 111
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $125

    1860-69 2/- Reprinted Die Proof (81x112mm) in Black on wove paper. Ex Butler

     

    Lot 112
    Estimate: $2,000

    1870-71 Wmk Large Star '3 PENCE' on 4d Prussian Blue perf 10, SG 93a, superb example of this rarity showing watermark lines at left

     

    Lot 113
    Estimate: $800T

    1874 De La Rue 1d Die Proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm) handstamped 'BEFORE HARDENING' and dated ‘July 24 187(4)'; also 1d mint block of six

     

    Lot 114
    Estimate: $100T

    1883-94 Imperforate Colour Trials on unwatermarked gummed paper, comprising 1883 ½d in Blue-Green interpane block of eight; 1894 2½d and 5d in Sepia-Brown horizontal pairs, unmounted (12)

     

    Lot 115
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1883 De La Rue copy of ink recipe, endorsed "South Australia", with dummy stamp block of four printed in violet affixed at left. Interesting item for the specialist. Ex William Frazer

     

    Lot 116
    Estimate: $150

    1883-99 3d and 6d optd 'SPECIMEN'; also 1902-12 Thin 'POSTAGE' 3d, 10d and 1/- and Thick ‘POSTAGE’ 3d, 4d (2), and 5/- mint, some hinge remains (9)

     

    Lot 117
    Estimate: $400T

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Imperf Plate Proof block of four with blank value tablet, in Pale Lilac on unwatermarked gummed paper. Fresh unmounted

     

    Lot 118
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $170

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' 2/6d and 5/- perf 11½-12½, two shades of both, SG 195,a, 196a,ab (4)

     

    Lot 119
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' 10/- to £4, £10 and £15 optd 'SPECIMEN', with £2 (2, one overprinted in larger type), some defects, etc, unused/part gum (10)

     

    Lot 120
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $90

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' 10/- Green perf 11½-12½, SG 197a, mint

     

    Lot 121
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $750

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' £5 Grey manuscript 'Specimen' (corner fault) and overprinted 'SPECIMEN' with grossly misplaced value. A stunning duo

     

    Lot 122
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $320

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' £5 Grey perf 11½-12½, SG 204a, with forged double-circle postmark. Unpriced used in SG, mint £3000

     

    Lot 123
    Estimate: $500

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' £5 Brown perf 11½-12½, SG 205, tiny pin-hole, attempt made to remove very light cancel, giving unused appearance. Catalogue mint £2250

     

    Lot 124
    Estimate: $300

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' £15 Silver perf 10, SG 207, central band of rubbing suggesting Specimen overprint has been removed. Catalogue mint £8500. Sold "as is"

     

    Lot 125
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $340

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' 2/6d to £20 (no £5 Brown) optd 'SPECIMEN', variable gum as normally found, trimmed perfs in places (13)

     

    Lot 126
    Estimate: $1,250T Realised Price : $1,350

    1893-94 De La Rue 2½d Die Proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm) handstamped 'BEFORE/HARDENING' and dated '12 JAN 93'; also Plate Proof single in black and Perforated Colour Trials 2½d (4) and 5d (3) in different colours

     

    Lot 127
    Estimate: $3,000T Realised Price : $2,900

    1902-04 Thin 'POSTAGE' 3d Olive-Green, Watermark Sideways, SG 268a. 2001 RPSV Certificate (Purves states 'only ten to twelve examples known')

     

    Lot 128
    Estimate: $2,000T

    1902-04 Thin 'POSTAGE' 1/- Brown, variety "POSTAGE" & "ONE SHILLING" in Red-Brown, SG 275c. A rare stamp. 2001 RPSV Certificate

     

    Lot 129
    Estimate: $500

    1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' Wmk Crown over SA 6d to £1, SG 284-92, generally fresh mint (9)

     

    Lot 130
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $575

    1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' Wmk Crown over SA 6d Blue-Green, SG 284, marginal single from lower pane, variety 'Imperforate between stamp and margin', roughly separated

     

    Lot 131
    Estimate: $700 Realised Price : $800

    1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' Wmk Crown over SA 10d Dull Yellow, SG 287, marginal single from lower pane, variety 'Imperforate between stamp and margin'

     

    Lot 132
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $130

    1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' Wmk Crown over SA 10/- Green, SG 291, cancelled at Adelaide

     

    Lot 133
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $270

    1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' Wmk Crown over SA £1 Blue (deep), SG 292, upper right corner example with broken 'jubilee' lines

     

    Lot 134
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $270

    1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' Wmk Crown over SA £1 Blue perf 12½ (small holes), SG 292a

     

    Lot 135
    Estimate: $600T Realised Price : $800

    1906-12 Thick 'POSTAGE' 6d Blue-Green, SG 300, marginal single from lower pane, variety 'Imperforate between stamp and margin, hinge remain, part o.g.

     

    Lot 136
    Estimate: $250

    1906-12 Thick 'POSTAGE' 9d Deep Lake on Thin paper, SG 302ea, marginal pair with variety 'Double perforations horizontally at top'

     

    Lot 137
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $230

    1906-12 Thick 'POSTAGE' 5/- Bright Rose, SG 305, marginal block of four from lower pane. A scarce block

     

    Lot 138
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $130

    1899-1901 2d Bright Violet optd 'OS', variety 'No stop after "S" ', SG O82c. Unpriced

     

    Lot 139
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $270

    1899-1901 2½d Indigo optd 'OS', error 'OS Inverted', SG O83a. 2004 Ceremuga Certificate. Seriously undercatalogued

     

    Lot 140
    Estimate: $200

    Punctured 'OS': 1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' Wmk Crown over SA 9d Brown-Lake perf 12½ (small holes), variety 'WATERMARK INVERTED', BW S50a,ba

     

    Lot 141
    Estimate: $175T

    Punctured 'OS': 9d Brown-Lake, variety 'WATERMARK INVERTED', BW S50a, ba

     

    Lot 142
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $85

    Punctured 'SA': 1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' Wmk Crown over SA 5/- Pale Rose perf 12½ (small holes)

     

    Lot 143
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $190

    Punctured 'SA': 1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' Wmk Crown over SA £1 Blue perf 12½ (small holes), owners handstamps on reverse, slight bend. Scarce

     

    Lot 144
    Estimate: $300T

    'C.L.' (Crown Lands) in black on 4d Dull Lilac, SG 111, unusually fine

     

    Lot 145
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    'C.P.' (Commissioner of Police) in red on 2d roulette

     

    Lot 146
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $160

    'M.' (Military) in black on 6d Blue perf 11½-12½ x roulette (trimmed)

     

    Lot 147
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $100

    'P.' (Police) in black on 2d perf 10 x roulette, also 'S.G.' (Surveyor-General) on 2d perf 10, minor blemishes

     

    Lot 148
    Estimate: $500T

    1d Postal Cards (4) and ½d Wrapper optd 'SPECIMEN' in different fonts (not found on postage stamps). Fine and rare. Ex Butler (5 items)

     

    Lot 149
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $170

    1893 1d Postal Card and 1884 ½d Wrapper optd 'SPECIMEN' in sans serif capitals

     

    Lot 150
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $130

    1893 1d Postal Card sample in purple, with 'WATERLOW & SONS LIMITED/ CANCELLED/ 27.GT WINCHESTER ST E.C.' in black. A rare printers ‘specimen’

     

    Lot 151
    Estimate: $350T

    1869 (24 May) cover to London with printed banner 'OVERLAND VIA MARSEILLES' in red, bearing 'TEN PENCE' on 9d Yellow, SG36, tied by Adelaide cds, minor soiling

     

    Lot 152
    Estimate: $100

    1873 (10 Oct) cover to UK bearing 9d Bright Mauve (2, one with missing corner) paying double rate via Brindisi, minor faults. Rare franking for double rate

     

    Lot 153
    Estimate: $150T

    1900 (29 Nov) envelope bearing 2d optd 'OS', endorsed 'On Public Service' and 'House of Assembly', used from Adelaide to Dept of Water in Sydney, arrival backstamp

     

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