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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, 1852-58 QUEEN-ON-THRONE

    Lot 201
    Estimate: $4,500

    2d 'Queen-on-Throne' Plate Proofs: Red-Brown [33] without corner letters on thin card paper, faint thin. This and the following two lots are the only examples of this proof type outside of The Royal Collection

     

    Lot 202
    Estimate: $2,000

    2d 'Queen-on-Throne' Plate Proofs: Red-Brown pair [29-30] with corner letters on soft wove paper, faint thinning. Ex Heslop, Perry

     

    Lot 203
    Estimate: $7,500

    2d 'Queen-on-Throne' Plate Proofs: Red-Brown with corner letters on thin card paper block of eight and strip of four re-united to form block of 12 [17-20/37-40], slight foxing, small tear upper right unit. Ex Harvey, Perry

     

    Lot 204
    Estimate: $1,000

    1852 Recess-printed by Thomas Ham: 2d Reddish Brown single [46] & pair [26-27] on 1854 (22 May) cover Geelong to Melbourne. Late use of Ham printing (Campbell printings were introduced Jan 1854), scarce as a multiple franking. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 205
    Estimate: $500

    1854 Lithographed by J. S. Campbell & Co Stone 9: 2d Grey-Drab pair [35/45], SG 22, very large-margined except where obliquely trimmed at lower right, tied to 1856 (26 Jul) cover Geelong to Melbourne

     

    Lot 206
    Estimate: $750

    1854 Lithographed by J. S. Campbell & Co Stone 9: 2d Grey-Drab large-margined single [39], SG 22, tied to 1855 (16 Mar) cover Melbourne to North Melbourne, scarce Town Letter rate

     

    Lot 207
    Estimate: $7,500

    1855-56 Lithographed by Campbell & Fergusson: Stone C Substitutions, SG 37d, 38d, strips of three [29-22-23] and [43-32-33] (once a block of six), roughly separated resulting in major defects, with imperf 1/- tied to 1855 (26 Oct) cover Melbourne to London per 'Champion of the Seas', paying 2/- rate for 1-2oz. Despite faults a spectacular franking, unique with substitutions. Ex Kellow

     

    Lot 208
    Estimate: $1,250

    1855-56 Lithographed by Campbell & Fergusson: Stone A 2d Lilac close to large-margined pair [19-20], SG 36, tied to 1856 (9 Jun) entire letter Melbourne to small Provincial settlement at Mount Korong, showing scarce framed 'TOO LATE', backstamps including rare Mt Moliagul

     

    Lot 209
    Estimate: $1,000

    1855-56 Lithographed by Campbell & Fergusson: Stone A 2d Purple pair [29-30] and singles [27, slightly trimmed at base], and [28], SG 36a, generally large margins, tied to 1856 (6 Apr) cover Melbourne to Maryborough at double Inland letter rate

     

    Lot 210
    Estimate: $800

    1855-56 Lithographed by Campbell & Fergusson: Stone A 2d Purple four margin singles [47], [48] & [14], SG 36a, tied to 1856 (22 Feb) mourning envelope (small flap fault) from Ballarat to Sydney. Ex Purves, Perry

     

    Lot 211
    Estimate: $750

    1855-56 Lithographed by Campbell & Fergusson: Stone A 2d Purple very large-margined singles [48] and [38], SG 36a, each with portion of adjoining unit at right, tied to 1856 (6 May) cover Geelong to Melbourne. Ex Purves, Perry

     

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