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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, 1852-56 2D QUEEN-ON-THRONE

    Lot 204
    Estimate: $300

    2d Chestnut [10], SG 18a, full-margined, lightly cancelled rare BO '12' (Maiden's Punt), tiny thin at left mostly in margin

     

    Lot 205
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    2d Chestnut [12], SG 18a, deepest shade, large-margined, cancelled BO '25' (Lake Colac) in blue

     

    Lot 206
    Estimate: $750

    2d Chestnut [24], SG 18a, large margins, cancelled rare BO '51' (Sandridge)

     

    Lot 207
    Estimate: $750

    2d Chestnut [30], SG 18a, pale shade which Kellow refers to as particularly rare, large-margined, cancelled BO '1' (Melbourne). Ex Gartner, Perry

     

    Lot 208
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    2d Chestnut [44], SG 18a, large margins, cancelled rare BO '51' (Sandridge)

     

    Lot 209
    Estimate: $750

    2d Chestnut [46], SG 18a, large-margined, lightly cancelled BO '2' (Geelong), tiny stain otherwise superb

     

    Lot 210
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    2d Purple-Black [16], SG 19b, large-margined example from earliest printings, with Half-length Third state 3d Pale Greenish Blue (SG 11b) from right margin of sheet, touched top and base, a rare shade (which is not faded), tied by BO '5' to 1854 (25 Jan) cover Sandhurst to UK, paying 5d combined Inland/Ship letter rate

     

    Lot 211
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    2d Black, SG 22a, rejoined pair [11/21], large-margined except where touched at left base. This rare shade may be a proof pressed into postal use. Kellow states 'about a dozen copies have so far been recorded'

     

    Lot 212
    Estimate: $1,500

    2d Black pair [40-50], SG 22a, large-margined, tied by BN '1' (Melbourne) to piece. Superb intense colour example. Ex Harvey, Perry

     

    Lot 213
    Estimate: $1,000

    2d Lilac-Drab pair [36-37] in an uncharacteristic shade (cf typical 'grey-drab') on distinctive thin hard paper, large-margined, cancelled BN '2' (Geelong). Apparently a proof pressed into use. Ex Purves, Perry

     

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