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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA

    Lot 398
    Estimate: $1,000

    Half-Length Third state of Dies: 1d Brownish Red (tending towards Deep Red-brown) marginal pair, SG 9a, slightly trimmed at top

     

    Lot 399
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    Emblems: 1860-63 Wmk 'TWO PENCE' Perf 12 2d Slate-Grey (SG 100b) with Type 1 SPECIMEN overprint. Generally fine with usual overall toning caused by brown gum and only three examples recorded

     

    Lot 400
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $750

    Adapted Design: 1861-64 Wmk Single-Lined '6' Perf 13 6d Grey-Black (SG 107ca) with Type 10 SPECIMEN overprint in Gold. Straight edge at right and thin at top right corner. The only available example, the other being in the Royal Collection. Ex Harvey and Perry

     

    Lot 401
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Laureates on De La Rue Paper: Wmk Single-Lined '8' Perf 13 8d Orange (SG 112) with Type 1 SPECIMEN overprint. Fine and one of two recorded examples

     

    Lot 402
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $650

    Laureates on De La Rue Paper: Wmk Single-Lined '8' Perf 13 8d (SG 112) with Type 2 SPECIMEN overprint. Large part dark brown gum, fine and the only recorded example

     

    Lot 403
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $800

    Laureates on De La Rue Paper: Wmk Single-Lined '1' Perf 13 1/- Bright Blue on Blue (SG 113b) with Type 1 SPECIMEN overprint. Fine and the only recorded example from this printing

     

    Lot 404
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $725

    Laureates Emergency Printings: 1863-74 Wmk Single-Lined '8' Perf 13 10d Grey (SG 119) with Type 10 SPECIMEN overprint. Fine other than stain at top right and part o.g. Ex Harvey and Perry and the only other example being in the Royal Collection

     

    Lot 405
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $700

    Laureates on Saunders Paper: 1863-74 Wmk Single-Lined '4' Perf 12 4d Rose-Red (SG 121b) with Type 1 SPECIMEN overprint. Fine other than a couple of short perfs, and the only recorded example

     

    Lot 406
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $575

    2/- Woodblock/Electrotype: 1863-80 Wmk Single-Lined '2' Perf 13 2/- Greenish-Blue on Green (SG 129c) with Type 10 SPECIMEN overprint. Two examples recorded, the other being in the Royal Collection. Straight edge at left, otherwise fine, part o.g. Ex Harvey and Perry

     

    Lot 407
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $575

    Laureates Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 1d Pale Green (SG 131d) with Type 6 SPECIMEN overprint. Fine and the only available example, the only other being in the Australia Post archival collection

     

    Lot 408
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $575

    Laureates Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 2d Dull Mauve (SG 132c) with Type 3 diagonal SPECIMEN overprint. Fine other than a few short perfs, and one of only two recorded examples

     

    Lot 409
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $575

    Laureates Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 4d Rose (SG 135d) with Type 7a SPECIMEN overprint. Fine large part toned gum with perforation pin-hole at lower left and one of two recorded examples, the other being in the Royal Collection

     

    Lot 410
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $650

    Laureates Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 5/- Blue and Carmine Type I (SG 140a) with Type 1 SPECIMEN overprint. Somewhat ragged perfs, large part o.g. and the only recorded example. An exceptional Victorian specimen

     

    Lot 411
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $340

    Laureates Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 5/- Blue and Carmine Type I (SG 140a) with Type 4 SPECIMEN overprint. Some gum stains on reverse not showing on face, otherwise fine and one of four recorded examples

     

    Lot 412
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $460

    Laureates Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 5/- Blue and Carmine Type I (SG 140a) with Type 7a SPECIMEN overprint. Large part toned o.g. resulting in generally toned appearance. One of only two recorded examples, the other being in the Royal Collection

     

    Lot 413
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $650

    Laureates Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 5/- Grey-Blue and Carmine Type I (SG 140c) with Type 10 SPECIMEN overprint. Large part toned o.g. with adhesion on reverse from previous affixing, a fine and attractive specimen. Ex Harvey and Perry. One of only two recorded examples, the other being in the Royal Collection

     

    Lot 414
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $420

    Laureates Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 12 1d Green (SG 142c) with Type 7a SPECIMEN overprint. Very fine large part o.g. Three examples recorded, one being in the Royal Collection

     

    Lot 415
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $420

    Laureates Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 12 4d Rose (SG 144) with Type 8 SPECIMEN overprint in Black. Small thin but of good appearance. Two examples with Black overprint are recorded

     

    Lot 416
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $440

    1871 Laureate 9d on 10d Blackish-Brown on Pink Wmk Single-Lined '10' Perf 13 (SG 171a) with Type 6 SPECIMEN overprint. Small part o.g. and of fine appearance. Four examples recorded, one being in the Australia Post archival collection

     

    Lot 417
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $675

    1873-84 Bell Designs Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 ½d Rose-Red (SG 176) with Type 10 SPECIMEN overprint vertically in Deep Blue, very fine with part o.g. Two examples are recorded, the other being in the Royal Collection. Ex Harvey and Perry

     

    Lot 418
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $600

    1873-84 Bell Designs Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 1/- Pale Blue on Blue (SG 180c) with Type 14 diagonal SPECIMEN overprint, part o.g. and fine. Three examples recorded, one being in the Australia Post archival collection

     

    Lot 419
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $900

    1873-84 Bell Designs Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 1/- Bright Blue on Blue (SG 180d) with Type 9 SPECIMEN overprint in Red, small part o.g. and very fine. The only recorded example. Ex Butler

     

    Lot 420
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $575

    1873-84 Bell Designs Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 12 ½d Rose-Red (SG 181) with Type 8 SPECIMEN overprint, fine with part o.g. Two examples are recorded with Black overprint, the other being in the Royal Collection; a further example is known with Blue Overprint

     

    Lot 421
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $480

    1882-84 Laureates Wmk V over Crown (V2): Perf 12½ 3d Yellow-Orange (SG 212) with Type 14 SPECIMEN overprint. Part o.g. and of fine appearance. One of two recorded examples

     

    Lot 422
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $420

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Lithographs Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 1/6d Rosine (SG 236) with Type 12c diagonal SPECIMEN overprint. Large part o.g. and of very fine appearance. The only recorded example

     

    Lot 423
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $675

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Lithographs Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 6/- Apple-Green (SG 239) with Type 13 diagonal SPECIMEN overprint in Violet. Large part o.g. and very fine. Two examples are recorded of the Type 13 overprint, the other being in Black

     

    Lot 424
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $800

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Lithographs Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 10/- Brown on Pink (SG 240) with Type 13 diagonal SPECIMEN overprint. Part o.g. and of fine appearance. The only recorded example

     

    Lot 425
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $700

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Lithographs Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 13 15/- Mauve (SG 241) with Type 13 diagonal SPECIMEN overprint in Violet. Large part o.g. with straight edge at base, otherwise fine and very fresh. Two examples are recorded of the Type 13 overprint, the other being in Black

     

    Lot 426
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $725

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Electrotypes Wmk V over Crown (V1): Perf 12½ 10/- Chocolate on Pink (SG 261) with Type 16 diagonal SPECIMEN overprint. Large part o.g. and very fine. Two examples recorded

     

    Lot 427
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $360

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Electrotypes Wmk V over Crown (V2): Perf 12½ 1/6d Pink (SG 267) with Type 12c diagonal SPECIMEN overprint. Large part o.g. and very fine. Two examples recorded

     

    Lot 428
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $675

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Electrotypes Wmk V over Crown (V2): Perf 12½ 3/- Drab (SG 268) with Type 18 diagonal SPECIMEN overprint. Large part o.g. and very fine. Two examples recorded

     

    Lot 429
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $650

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Electrotypes Wmk V over Crown (V2): Perf 12½ £2 Bright Blue (SG 276) with Type 16 diagonal SPECIMEN overprint. Large part o.g. and fine. The only recorded example

     

    Lot 430
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $575

    1885 Stamp Duty Opt: Wmk V over Crown (V1) Perf 12½ 1/- Pale Blue on Blue (SG 306) with Type 12c diagonal SPECIMEN overprint. Part o.g. and fine. Two examples recorded, the other being in the Australia Post archival collection

     

    Lot 431
    Estimate: $300

    Envelope: 1892 1d Carmine error of colour, Stieg KB14, HG B6, fine used 1892 (17 Oct) to Portland, surprisingly not taxed, unclaimed and returned with associated markings

     

    Lot 432
    Estimate: $200

    Registration Envelope: 1887 4d Pale Rose-red curved flaps [size a] used with flap open (and piece affixed to back) used 1891 (27 Feb) to Richmond with 1d postcard cut-out, tied by indistinct belt buckle datestamp, framed 'REGISTERED' alongside, mss lines over impression

     

    Lot 433
    Estimate: $100

    Registration Envelope: 1893 3d Rose-red on cream [size a], Stieg C8, HG C8, 'REGISTERED' panel 52mm long, used 1894 (5 Jun) Melbourne to UK, uprated with 5d to pay ½-1oz rate

     

    Lot 434
    Estimate: $150

    Registration Envelope: 1893 3d Rose-red on white 'Double impression, one albino' [size a], Stieg C8h variety, HG C8a, on horizontally laid paper, insignificant tone, unused

     

    Lot 435
    Estimate: $75

    Registration Envelope: 1893 3d Pale Rose-red on white [size b], Stieg C8h, HG C8a, used 1901 (13 Aug) Bendigo to France, uprated with 2½d Blue, embossing defaced with pen strokes

     

    Lot 436
    Estimate: $90

    Military: c.1901 OHMS Envelope inscribed 'COMMONWEALTH MILITARY FORCES OF VICTORIA.' and at lower left 'AREA 73B/DUNOLLY.', minor ageing, unused

     

    Lot 437
    Estimate: $250

    1856 (15 Jun) cover from Melbourne to England bearing Imperf 6d Woodblocks (2, each with four margins, one close at top), tied by BN ‘1’, mss ‘per Australasian’ and backstamped Newark. A fine and attractive double rate cover

     

    Lot 438
    Estimate: $90

    1888 (13 Aug) cover to Switzerland bearing 6d Pale Ultramarine, SG 318a, tied by '314' duplex of Lilydale, backstamps of Melbourne, Napoli, Locarno, Devio and straight-line arrival of Linescio, minor blemishes. Scarce village destination

     

    Lot 439
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $290

    1896 (13 Apr) cover Sydney to Melbourne franked 2d Emu (3 inc a pair), underpaid and struck with the bold oval 'T 4D' with Victoria 4d Red & Green postage due affixed and tied by Melbourne PBR/GPO double ring. A clean and neat cover

     

    Lot 440
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $300

    1897 (18 Jun) cover from Maidstone, GB to Melbourne (arrival cds at rear) franked ½d & 2d QV Jubilee issues, apparently underpaid and struck with the blank hexagonal 'T' and oval 'T5D' with 5d Red & Green due tied by Melbourne/PBR/GPO double ring. Minor peripheral faults though very attractive

     

    Lot 441
    Estimate: $100

    Selection of taxed postcards with Red & Green postage dues; comprising 1902 (27 Nov) from GB franked ½d KEVII to Melbourne with 1d & 2d, 1903 (22 Jan) from India franked ½a QV with 1d and 1905 (14 Jun) from Melbourne to Tallangatta (redirected to Elsternwick) with 2d, all manuscript cancelled and mostly fine (3)

     

    Lot 442
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $120

    1905 (24 Jun) PPC franked GB ½d KEVII tied by Louth/Linc cds, underpaid and struck with 'T' in hexagon over 'L' and addressed to Auckland where NZ circular deficiency marking applied and subsequently redirected to Melbourne where 1d Red & Green due applied and unusually tied by oval 'G(eneral).D(elivery).R(oom) handstamp

     

    Lot 443
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    1912 (21 Mar) registered cover Rialto to Germany franked Victoria 2½d Tannenberg, South Australia ½d GPO & 2d Perkins Bacon & NSW 3d Diadem representing the ½oz. rate, late fee and registration fee. Printed Rialto registration label and cover struck with 'LATE FEE' marking in black. Few peripheral faults though a colourful cover representing legitimate use of stamps of two other States

     

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