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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, 1854-60 WOODBLOCKS

    Lot 191
    Estimate: $1,500

    6d Orange-Yellow: Rouletted 7-9 by Calvert, SG 57, fine example with roulettes evident on four sides on 1858 (Apr) mourning cover Melbourne to Ireland

     

    Lot 192
    Estimate: $500

    6d Orange-Yellow: Rouletted 7-9 by Calvert, SG 57, marginal example with roulettes evident at left used on 1858 (14 May) cover Melbourne to England, horizontal filing crease

     

    Lot 193
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,500

    6d Orange-Yellow: Rouletted 7½-8½ by the rare Raymond machine, unused example, not listed in S.G. Less than a dozen examples recorded. 1992 RPSV Certificate. Ex Clarke

     

    Lot 194
    Estimate: $1,500

    6d Orange-Yellow: Rouletted 7½-8½ by the rare Raymond machine on 1857 (14 Oct) cover Melbourne to England, endorsed 'per S.S.S. Simla', filing crease at base. Not listed in S.G. and very rare on cover

     

    Lot 195
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,450

    6d Orange-Yellow: Serpentine roulette 10-10½, SG 58, unused example, tiny thins, otherwise very fine with less than five unused known

     

    Lot 196
    Estimate: $1,500

    6d Orange-Yellow: Serpentine roulette 10-10½, SG 58, on 1857 (14 Nov) mourning cover (faults) Melbourne to England, roulettes evident four sides. Very rare on cover. 1958 RPSL Certificate

     

    Lot 197
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,500

    6d Orange-Yellow: Hand roulette 6½-7½, SG 58 variety, unused example with less than five examples recorded. 1996 Rendon Certificate incorrectly identify this as SG 58

     

    Lot 198
    Estimate: $2,000

    6d Orange-Yellow: Hand roulette 6½-7½, SG 58 variety, on 1858 (18 Aug) cover Melbourne to South Africa, rated '8', backstamps of Melbourne and Cape Town, cover soiled though a very rare destination

     

    Lot 199
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    1857 (22 Jul) entire Melbourne to Canton endorsed 'p 'Columbian'/via Galle bearing 6d Hand rouletted 6½-7½, roulettes evident at sides, datestamps of Melbourne and Hong Kong, slight ageing. Rare use on cover and a scarce destination

     

    Lot 200
    Estimate: $1,250

    1857 (28 Jul) entire Sandhurst to Sydney bearing 6d Reddish Brown marginal example, SG 32, tied by numeral '4'. Attractive

     

    Lot 201
    Estimate: $1,750

    1858 (28 Mar) registered flapless cover Beechworth to Goulburn endorsed 'Via Albury' and 'Estate Money' bearing 6d and 1/- Octagonal, paying Intercolonial rate + 6d registration. Attractive

     

    Lot 202
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $140

    'TOO LATE' 6d Lilac and Green, SG 33, close to huge margins, numeral '3' cancel

     

    Lot 203
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    'REGISTERED' 1/- Rose-Pink and Blue, SG 34, selection of examples comprising Die I (9) and Die II (5), margins in places

     

    Lot 204
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $1,100

    'REGISTERED' 1/- Rose-Pink and Blue, SG 34, type 2b, unused example from the 2nd printing, large margins three sides, just touching at lower left, odd scuff on reverse. [Kellow records five or six unused examples]. Cat £1400

     

    Lot 205
    Estimate: $350

    'REGISTERED' 1/- Rose-Pink and Blue, SG 34, marginal example, large to huge margins three sides, just touching at top

     

    Lot 206
    Estimate: $1,500

    1855 (31 Mar) entire to England bearing 'REGISTERED' 1/- Rose-Pink and Blue, SG 34, margins three sides, rare single franking with framed 'PAID AT/MARYBOROUGH' in red, and manuscript '1/-' denoting prepayment in cash of the ½oz rate, on arrival manuscript '1/6' denoting this was being 6d unpaid and 6d registration fee. Few solo covers recorded

     

    Lot 207
    Estimate: $5,000

    1856 (20 Feb) registered entire letter to Locarno bearing 'REGISTERED' 1/- Die 2 (from the third printing) and 6d tied by Barred Numeral '14' of Avoca, rated '6', framed 'COLONIES/ART-18' in black, transit and arrival backstamps

     

    Lot 208
    Estimate: $2,000

    1856 (31 Jul) large part registered entire Williamstown to Bathurst endorsed 'Per First Steamer' bearing 'REGISTERED' 1/- (three margins and clipped left corner) and 2/- (four margins, concealed tear at left) tied by Barred Numeral '11', various backstamps. Attractive

     

    Lot 209
    Estimate: $3,500

    1857 (5 Aug) registered cover to England bearing four margin 'REGISTERED' 1/- Die 2 (from the third printing) and 6d tied by Barred Numeral '100' of Windsor with datestamp on reverse, Reading arrival datestamps, rated '6', minor blemishes including missing flap. [Only four 'Die 2' covers known to U.K.]

     

    Lot 210
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $800

    2/- Dull Bluish Green [10], SG 35, part o.g. with close margins in places

     

    Lot 211
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $650

    2/- Dull Bluish Green pair, SG 35, close to very large margins, neatly cancelled by Barred Oval '1'. Scarce multiple

     

    Lot 212
    Estimate: $2,500

    1859 (15 Feb) entire Melbourne to New York endorsed 'Per 'Salsette'/via Marseilles' bearing 2/- Dull Bluish Green, SG 35, and 'Emblems' 2d Pale Lilac pair, paying the double 1oz rate, carried by 'New Salsette' to Suez, overland to Alexandria, then P&O 'Pera' to Southampton, transatlantic crossing on 'Fulton', rated '1/4', circled '10' and New York Packet arrival datestamp. Attractive 2/4d double rate cover

     

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