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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, 1854-96 OTHER ISSUES

    Lot 515
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $460

    1854-55 'Too Late' 6d Lilac and Green, SG 33, unofficial roulette about 16, thought to be the only recorded example. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 516
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $800

    'Queen-on-Throne' 2d 1891 U.P.U. 'Reprint' overprints selection, largely arranged by the collector into shade groups which include a distinctive 'chestnut' (7, with re-united strip of three), other items of interest with imperf singles (2, one unoptd CTO in 1902), singles with pre-printing paper crease and another handstamped 'Specimen.', and a block of six, generally fine (35)

     

    Lot 517
    Estimate: $7,500 Realised Price : $5,750

    Perkins Bacon 1d and 6d Die Proofs on pelure paper in rose-carmine and bright violet respectively, prepared by De La Rue for the 1872 South Kensington Exhibition. Four of each denomination are thought to exist, some of which are on cardpaper. 1d: The 'lost' example [Millennium General Sale No.5 - realised AU$5280], 6d: Ex Purves, Perry

     

    Lot 518
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $850

    Perkins Bacon Reprinted undenominated Die Proofs (5) on card or cardpaper with country and denomination elements blank in yellow-green, and with ornamentation inserted therein in blue-green, black, vermilion or orange. Attractive

      

    Lot 519
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $950

    Perkins Bacon 1d and 6d 1891 U.P.U. Reprint selection in blocks of four (3) comprising 'Reprint' opt on 1d yellow-green, 1d bright blue-green and 6d (marginal), and unoverprinted matching marginal blocks CTO Melbourne JE 2 02 of the same. Extremely rare multiples

     

    Lot 520
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $220

    1856 Perkins Bacon 1d Yellow-Green, SG 40, unused large part o.g. from right margin of sheet

     

    Lot 521
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1856 Perkins Bacon 1d Yellow-Green, SG 40, part o.g. pair, close to large margins

     

    Lot 522
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1856 Perkins Bacon 1d Yellow-Green, SG 40, very fine unused with 1982 RPSV Certificate

     

    Lot 523
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1856 Perkins Bacon 1d Yellow-Green, SG 40, full-margined pair unused with large part o.g., fresh

     

    Lot 524
    Estimate: $300

    1856 Perkins Bacon 1d Yellow-Green, SG 40, unofficial roulettes evident four sides, possibly the finest of six examples recorded. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 525
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1857 'Emblems' 2d unauthorised reprints (c.1922) from defaced plate in bright violet, dull blue (trifle foxed) or black on glazed paper, unusual in that these are not cut-down (sizes are approx 100 x 140mm or more) as usually encountered

     

    Lot 526
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $190

    1857 Rouletted 7-9 1/- Greenish Blue, SG 54a, very fine and scarce, undercatalogued, unusually cancelled by British and U.S. transits

     

    Lot 527
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1857 Rouletted 7-9 'Registered' 1/- Rose-Pink and Blue, SG 55, very fine and scarce. Note: Small thin - reduced estimate

     

    Lot 528
    Estimate: $500

    1857 Serpentine roulette 10-10 6d Orange-Yellow, SG 58, superb example tied to 1857 (16 Nov) cover Melbourne to Sydney, small blemishes. Ex Purves, Perry

     

    Lot 529

    1857 Serpentine roulette 10-10 6d Orange-Yellow, SG 58, tied to 1857 cover Melbourne to London, backstamped at Melbourne. Attractive

     

    Lot 530
    Estimate: $900 Realised Price : $725

    1858 Perkins Bacon 6d Plate Proof in black on brownish wove paper, a scarce block of nine from right margin of the sheet

     

    Lot 531
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $525

    1858 Perkins Bacon 6d Plate Proofs in black comprising white wove paper singles (2, one creased) and brownish wove paper block of four (6 proofs)

     

    Lot 532
    Estimate: $400

    1858 Perkins Bacon 6d Blue contrasting shades, SG 73, fine unused (4)

     

    Lot 533
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $290

    1858 Perkins Bacon 6d Light Blue, SG 73a, rouletted top and base but roughly hand-separated at sides indicating where originally imperforate, '244' cancel of Back Creek. This variety not previously seen by us

     

    Lot 534
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $500

    1858 Perkins Bacon 6d the 1891 Reprint imperforate and handstamped 'Specimen' in a rare and curious "Old English" font, only known elsewhere on the Queensland 1895 burelle band 1d [in The Royal Collection - photocopy included]

     

    Lot 535
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $2,000

    1859 Perf 12 Campbell & Fergusson 1d Pink, as SG 28 but perforated 12 by the Robinson machine. Probably the finest of four examples recorded of a stamp which ought to be Gibbons-listed. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 536
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $290

    1859 Perf 12 Campbell 3d Blue, SG 78, very fine

     

    Lot 537
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $220

    1859 Perf 12 Campbell 3d Blue, SG 78, very fine, vintage dealer guarantee handstamp on reverse

     

    Lot 538
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $2,800

    1860-66 3d Pale Blue, unused, as SG 90 but rouletted by the identical wheel which created the 4d emergency roulette (SG 95c). The only recorded example, illustrated in Kellow at Colour plate 9. Ex Perry (1999 realisation AU$2990)

     

    Lot 539
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $360

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' 6d Orange, SG 93, a particularly attractive example of this difficult stamp

     

    Lot 540
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,500

    1867-81 Wmk V over Crown 5/- Blue/Yellow, SG 139, fine part o.g. example of this stamp which is rare unused

     

    Lot 541
    Estimate: $1,000

    1873 William Bell 1/- Die Proof from unfinished die (small portion of crown incomplete) on India paper, extremely rare. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 542
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,050

    1878 Emergency printing 2d Dull Violet-Mauve/Lilac, SG 198, probably the finest example of this rare and undercatalogued stamp, the number extant estimated by Kellow to be in the range 30-40. 2003 RPSV Certificate. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 543
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $1,350

    1884 Stamp Statute selection to 5 (unconvincing cancel) including apparently unused (some part o.g.) d on 1d, 1d, 4d, 6d, 1/-, 2/-, 5/-, 10/- and 1, postally used 2/6d yellow, etc, generally fair/fine (12)

     

    Lot 544
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $950

    1884 Stamp Statute 3d Mauve, SG 221, fine large part o.g.

     

    Lot 545
    Estimate: $1,000T

    1884 Stamp Statute Wmk upright Perf 12 5 Black and Yellow-Green, overprinted 'Reprint' in red, large part o.g. Ex Butler

     

    Lot 546
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $1,150

    1884 Stamp Statute 1891 U.P.U. 'Reprint' opt selection to 5 (2, one 'REPRINT'), shade for most denominations, odd small fault, generally fine (20)

     

    Lot 547
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $725

    1884-96 Stamp Duty selection to 100 including 35/- mss. cancelled and 25 to 100 CTO, 5 to 9 defective as are a few others, pickings nonetheless (33)

     

    Lot 548
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $210

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Perf 12 2 Blue, SG 276a, cancelled at Melbourne

     

    Lot 549
    Estimate: $500

    1884-96 Stamp Duty 45/- Lilac, SG 277, handstamped 'Specimen.' in italics. Fine mint

     

    Lot 550
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,700

    1885-95 ERROR OF COLOUR 4d Lilac, SG 300b, exceptional example of this rarity cancelled at Melbourne JA 14 87, 1956 RPSV Certificate, signatories to which include J.R.W. Purves. Ex Forster. This error of colour is rarer than that for Western Australia and realisations closer to those achieved for that error are long overdue

     

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