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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

    Lot 175
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $600

    Collection on leaves, strength in later period with Long Type 'Postage & Revenue' mint 2/6d (3), 5/- and 10/-; Thin 'POSTAGE' to £1 and Thick to 10/-, other useful Federal issues mint, earlies mixed condition (154)

     

    Lot 176
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $420

    1850's-early 1900's untidy collection on Hagners and loose in packets with many imperfs, later issues with various wmks and perfs, range of Long Types including various 1904-12 to 5/-, many 'OS' opts, few surcharges, 'OS' and 'SA' punctures, etc, some postmark interest (noted 'PORT DARWIN' - 2), poor to fine (100's). Careful inspection required


    Lot 177
    Estimate: $2,500T Realised Price : $1,900

    1901-02 Watermark Crown SA 1/- Dark Reddish Brown perf 11½-12½ (large holes), vertical marginal pair, variety 'IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY', BW S16a, SG 148a, lower unit two tiny pinholes. Very fresh and fine. One of the great rarities of the Federal period, unpriced in Stanley Gibbons. Of the 5 known pieces of this variety, this is the only known pair. Cat AU$3500

     

    Lot 178
    Estimate: $4,000T

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' perf 11½-12½ £2 Venetian Red, SG 200a, lower marginal block of four, CTO with single-ring of Melbourne. [Ex 1987 Australia Post Archival Sale]

     

    Lot 179
    Estimate: $5,000T

    1886-96 50/- Dull Pink, SG 201a, block of four, CTO with single-ring of Melbourne. [Ex 1987 Australia Post Archival Sale]

     

    Lot 180
    Estimate: $6,000T

    1886-96 £4 Lemon, SG 203a, marginal block of four, CTO with single-ring of Melbourne. [Ex 1987 Post Office Archival Sale] Cat as singles £2800

     

    Lot 181
    Estimate: $7,000T

    1886-96 £5 Brown, SG 205, upper marginal block of four, CTO with single-ring of Melbourne. [Ex 1987 Post Office Archival Sale] Cat as singles £3000

     

    Lot 182
    Estimate: $200

    1894 Tannenburg 2½d Violet-Blue and 5d Brown-Purple Colour Trials in marginal blocks of four on gummed unwatermarked paper (unmounted)

     

    Lot 183
    Estimate: $2,500T Realised Price : $3,000

    1902-04 Thin 'POSTAGE' 8d Ultramarine, corner Plate No. '1' block of four showing the rare 'EIGNT' for EIGHT error, BW S26C, SG 272a, insignificant gum bend, otherwise fresh mint. Cat AU$4000

     

    Lot 184
    Estimate: $1,000

    1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' 6d to 10/-, 1905-11 ½d, 1d, 2½d and 5d, 1906-12 3d to 5/- with shades of 4d, 6d and 9d (no 8d), additionally 5/- blocks of four from upper left and right corners, mostly fine (31). Cat approx AU$2700

     

    Lot 185
    Estimate: $2,000T Realised Price : $1,600

    1904-11 9d Rosy-Lake, SG 286, BW S50b, marginal example 'IMPERFORATE AT TOP'. The only known example. Cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 186
    Estimate: $1,000

    Postal History: 1842 stampless outer entire letter to Edinburgh endorsed 'P 'Francis Yates' showing fine strike of 'POST OFFICE/(crown/ADEALIDE' double-circle handstamp, rated '6' and '8', reverse with framed 'INDIA LETTER/FALMOUTH' in red and arrival datestamp 'JUN/S 17 M/1842', some reinforcing not detracting from fine appearance

     

    Lot 187
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $800

    Officials: 1874 perf 10 4d Dull Purple optd 'OS', SG O1, very fine used. 1943 RPSL Certificate stating 'SG 401'. Fine and rare

     

    Lot 188
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $6,250

    Departmental Stamps: 'RB' (without full stops) in blue on DLR 2d roulette tied by Adelaide datestamp to 1869 (29 Jan) Official cover to Government House, small tears in cover from rough opening otherwise sound and most attractive. A new discovery (Butler records no covers from this Department) and exceptional addition to any Departmentals collection

     

    Lot 189
    Estimate: $400

    1856 (5 Jan) entire letter used to Adelaide bearing 1855 2d pair (SG 2), cut-into in places, tied by diamond '25' of Gawler, arrival backstamp

     

    Lot 190
    Estimate: $400

    1911 (11 Feb) 'O.S. - TAXATION DEPARTMENT' cover to London, bearing Thick ‘POSTAGE’ 4d Orange punctured 'SA', tied by Adelaide machine cancel, arrival datestamp. Rare on overseas cover

     

    Lot 191
    Estimate: $400

    1911 (8 Sep) registered cover to N.Z. bearing Thick ‘POSTAGE’ 4d Orange tied by Adelaide cds, registration label in red, arrival backstamp. Early use of 1d British Empire ½oz rate + 3d registration

     

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