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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, 1901-13 FEDERAL PERIOD

    Lot 189
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1901 No 'POSTAGE' range mostly in multiples with d (42), 2d (41), 6d (14) fine and largely MUH, plus 6d blocks of 12 (2) and 1/- block of 10 mint no gum (141)

        

    Lot 190
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1901 No 'POSTAGE' 3d Dull Orange block of 20 (2 x 10) from right of sheet with selvedge three sides, two units with horizontal crease, otherwise very fine with stamps MUH. SG 378, cat 300

     

    Lot 191
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1901 No 'POSTAGE' 4d Bistre-yellow block of 36 from top right corner of sheet, perf separation between two units and tone spot in upper selvedge otherwise superb with stamps MUH. SG 379, cat 900

     

    Lot 192
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1901 No 'POSTAGE' 6d Emerald block of 24 from top right corner of sheet, superb and mounted on selvedge only, few small gum creases and minor perf separation. SG 380, cat 288

     

    Lot 193
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1901 No 'POSTAGE' 2/- Blue on Pink fine and fresh block of 4, some perfs separated between upper pair and with three units MUH. SG 382, cat 168

     

    Lot 194
    Estimate: $550 Realised Price : $420

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4), Single-line perf 12 d Bluish-green shades Die I (2), and Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Die I Pale Rose, 1d Die II Rose-red shades (2), 1d Die III Pale Rose-red, 1d (3, Maroon on Yellow, Dull Red-brown on Yellow shades x 2), 2d (3, Lilac, Reddish-violet, Rosy-mauve), 2d Dull Blue, 3d (3, Dull Orange-brown, Chestnut, Yellowish-brown), 4d Bistre-yellow, 6d (Emerald shades x 2, Dull Green), 9d Pale Red, 1/- Type A Yellow-orange, all in blocks of 4, generally fine with many stamps MUH. A useful assembly. SG cat 1000+ (88)

      

    Lot 195
    Estimate: $750

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4), Single-line Perf 12 (d) or Comb Perf 12 x 12 collection remainder on leaves, mostly in multiples, comprising d (49), 1d (60), 1d (48), 2d (6), 4d (3), 6d (39), 9d (6), 1/- (6), 2/- (11, one punctured 'OS'), very fine and largely MUH. Very high cat value (228)

        

    Lot 196
    Estimate: $250

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4) (sideways) d Bluish-green Die I Compound Comb Perf 12 x 12 and Single-line Perf 12, block of 12 from top right corner of sheet, and block of 24 from bottom left corner of sheet, contrasting shades, both superb and mounted in selvedge only. SG 384, cat 234

     

    Lot 197
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Pale Rose-Red Die III bottom marginal block of 4 overprinted with horizontal bars in black, from the sheets prepared for vending machine experiments, MUH with somewhat tone gum

     

    Lot 198
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $675

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (sideways), Single-line Perf 12 2 Deep Blue punctured 'OS' and CTO for U.P.U. distribution, with additional 'ULTRAMAR' handstamp in violet as used by Portugal prior to distribution of stamps to its Colonies. Well-centred and fine, without gum

     

    Lot 199
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4), Single-line Perf 11, 1d Die 1 Dull Red pair, 1d Die II Pale Rose (Aniline) corner block of 3 (stamps MUH) and 1d Die III Pale Rose-red corner block of 4 (2 MUH, some gum toning), scarce multiples. SG 402, 402ab, 402b, cat 612

     

    Lot 200
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4), (sideways), Perf 11 1d Dull Red-brown on Yellow, block of 4 with some short perfs down right side, lower units MUH and believed to be the only recorded block, ex Gartner and Perry. SG 403, cat 600+

     

    Lot 201
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4), Single-line Perf 11 3d Yellowish-brown complete sheet less four stamps, separated into blocks of 40, 36, 18, 10, 6 and strip of 6, very fine and with very fresh gum for this issue, stamps MUH. SG 405, cat 638

      

    Lot 202
    Estimate: $500

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4) (upright or inverted) d Bluish-green Single-line Perf 12 x 11 Die II marginal horizontal pair and corner block of 4, Die I Perf 11 x 12 horizontal pair, and Die I vertical pair Perf 11 x 12 (and 12 at base), fine with marginal pieces with stamps MUH, scarce multiples. SG 401a, 401ba, cat 630

     

    Lot 203
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (upright or inverted) range of blocks of 4 in various listed shades, comprising Perf 11 d (2, Blue-green and Pale Blue-green), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d (3, Rose-red, Pale Rose and Rose-carmine), 2d (3, Dull Mauve, Reddish-violet, and Bright Mauve), 2d (2, Dull Blue and Indigo), 3d (2, Orange-brown and Ochre), 4d (2, Yellow-bistre and Olive-bistre), 5d Chocolate, 6d Yellowish-green, and 9d (3, Pale Dull Rose, Brown-red and Orange-brown). Very fine condition with the majority of stamps MUH, and a difficult group to assemble. SG cat 780

     

    Lot 204
    Estimate: $750

    Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Single line Perf 12 (d) or Comb Perf 12 x 12, collection remainder on leaves, mostly in blocks, comprising d (21), 1d (18), 2d (17), 2d (26), 3d (8), 4d (16), 5d (8), 6d (8), 9d (6), 1/- (2), condition generally very fine lightly hinged or MUH, very high cat (130)

       

    Lot 205
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Pale Rose vertical block of 20 (2 x 10), the left-hand column with a double strike of the comb, creating ten stamps with the variety 'Double Perforation Three Sides'. A spectacular piece, fine with part OG. BW V44b (2004), cat AU$500+

     

    Lot 206
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $115

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Comb Perf 12 x 12 2d Dull Blue block of 48 from top left corner of sheet, tone spots in upper selvedge and on a few units, mounted on one unit and in selvedge only. SG 419a, cat 144

     

    Lot 207
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Perf 12 x 12 3d Orange-brown vertical strip of 5 from bottom right corner of sheet variety 'Double Perforation' down right side, perf reinforcement between two units, with one stamp MUH, fine and scarce. BW V81b (2004), cat AU$375

     

    Lot 208
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Comb Perf 12 x 12 4d Yellow-olive block of 21 from top right corner of sheet, with variety 'Double Perforation' affecting the vertical pair at lower left. Superb, mounted in selvedge and on one unit only. BW V87b (2004), AU$500+

     

    Lot 209
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Perf 12 x 12 6d Pale Yellowish-green vertical strip of 4 from top of sheet variety 'Treble Perforations Horizontally', the product of two different machines showing large and small holes, part OG and rare. BW V98ba (2004), cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 210
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $100

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Perf 12 x 12 1/- Orange marginal from right of sheet showing variety 'Double Perforation' at right, tone spot in selvedge otherwise fine and scarce. BW V116ba (2004), cat AU$150

     

    Lot 211
    Estimate: $400

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Single-line Perf 11, range of blocks on leaves, comprising d blocks of 43, 24, 12 and 10; 1d blocks of 9 and 4 (4) and pair; 3d blocks of 9 and 8; and 6d block of 8. Various shades represented and condition very fine, and largely MUH. SG min cat 480

         

    Lot 212
    Estimate: $500

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (sideways), Perf 11 d Blue-green complete vertical strip of 12 from right side of sheet showing variety 'Double Perforation' down right side, superb with all stamps MUH, ex Perry. BW V23b (2004), cat AU$900+

     

    Lot 213
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (sideways), Perf 11 d Bluish-green vertical strip of 4 from bottom right corner of sheet variety 'Double Perforation' down right side, fine and fresh and mounted in selvedge only. BW V23b (2004), cat AU$300

     

    Lot 214
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Single-line Perf 11 1d Rose-red (shades) variety 'Double Perforation' comprising a 'CA' monogram strip of 6 from bottom left corner of sheet, five units double perf at base (stamps MUH); 'CA' monogram block of 6 (2 x 3), double perf at left (4 MUH); and top right corner block of 4, double perf at right. BW V45b (2004), cat AU$500 plus premium for monograms

     

    Lot 215
    Estimate: $400

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Single-line Perf 11 1d Rose-carmine 'CA' and 'JBC' monogram block of 24 from base of sheet, some perf separation at lower left corner, and minor marks on the reverse of three units, otherwise very fine with only two stamps mounted, and a rare multiple. BW V45zh/zi (2004), cat AU$300 for the two monogram strips of 3

     

    Lot 216
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (inverted), Single-line Perf 11 2d Reddish-violet (SG 435a) fine used, and 2d Bright Mauve (SG 435b) bottom right corner block of 6 (stamps MUH), and fine used single (much scarcer than the catalogue indicates). SG cat 260 (8)

     

    Lot 217
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Single-line Perf 11 2d Indigo block of 16 from bottom right corner of sheet, three units mounted, and one with tone patch, otherwise very fresh. SG 436a, cat. 320

     

    Lot 218
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Single-line Perf 11 3d Ochre top marginal block of 30, only two units hinged, superb. SG 437c, cat 270

     

    Lot 219
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Single-line Perf 11 4d Yellow-bistre and Yellow-olive matching block of 15 from bottom right corner of sheet, former block with some perf separation with three units hinged, latter block with one unit hinged. Very fine, ex Purves and Perry. SG 438, 438b, cat 250

     

    Lot 220
    Estimate: $250

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-line A (sideways), Single-line Perf 11 x 12 d Blue-green marginal block of 8 (stamps MUH, partly toned gum) and mint singles (2, one marginal). SG 446, cat 280 (10)

     

    Lot 221
    Estimate: $300

    1905 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (sideways), Single-line Perf 12 x 11 d Blue-green marginal blocks of 6 (2, one from top left corner) and pair, all with streaky gum, but most units MUH. SG 446, cat 392

     

    Lot 222
    Estimate: $750

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (sideways), Perf 11 d Blue-green right marginal block of 6 with additional Single-line Perf 12 down right side, 'cut and patch' perf repair between lower block of 4 (four MUH); and Perf 12 top right corner block of 10 with additional Single-line Perf 11 down right side, stamps MUH. Two versions of the mixed perf variety, and much rarer than the SG price, which properly applies only to the simple compound perf variety. BW V26 (2004) cat AU$800++, SG 446 cat 448++

     

    Lot 223
    Estimate: $450 Realised Price : $340

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Mixed Comb Perf 12 x 12 and Single-line Perf 11 1d Rose-red horizontal strip of 3 showing additional perf 11 vertically, fine mint and rare, ex Perry. BW V47 (2004), cat AU$600, SG 447 cat 285

     

    Lot 224
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Mixed Comb Perf 12 x 12 and Single-line Perf 11, 1d Rose-red block of 4 from bottom right corner of sheet, with Perf 11 line vertically down centre of block. Some gum loss through previous hingeing, otherwise fine and rare. From Plate 13 sheet, ex Pack and Perry. BW V47 (2004) cat AU$400+, SG 447 cat 190+

     

    Lot 225
    Estimate: $1,500

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, Comb Perf 12 x 12 3d Ochre block of 10 from top right corner of sheet, the lower right vertical pair with additional Single-line Perf 11, creating a mixed perf variety. Fine with large part OG and four stamps (not the mixed perfs) MUH. From the only sheet discovered which showed the lower seven stamps of the final vertical column with mixed perfs, ex Pack, Gartner and Perry. Fine and very rare. BW V85 (2004) cat AU$2000+, SG 449a cat 1300+

     

    Lot 226
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A, 3d Ochre horizontal pair from bottom right corner of sheet, the right unit being Mixed Comb Perf 12 x 12 and Single-line Perf 11, from the sheet showing the lower seven units of the final column with mixed perfs. Superb with stamps MUH, ex Pack, Gartner and Perry. BW V85 (2004) cat AU$1000, SG 449a, cat 650

     

    Lot 227
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Thin Pre-gummed Paper, group of multiples comprising Single-line Perf 12 d block of 30, Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d block of 6 and Punctured 'OS' block of 12, and 2d block of 3; and Single line Perf 11 d block of 7 and 1d Block of 3 and 'CA' monogram block of 4. Also 1912 1d on 2d Lilac blocks of 8 and 4. Very fine and largely MUH

       

    Lot 228
    Estimate: $250

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (sideways) Thin Pre-gummed Paper, Single-line Perf 12 d Bluish-green superb block of 60 from top left corner of sheet, only three units mounted. SG 416b, cat 300

     

    Lot 229
    Estimate: $300

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (sideways) Thin Pre-gummed Paper, Single-line Perf 12 d Bluish-green block of 48 (minor perf separation) and marginal block of 26, only four units mounted, and generally very fine. SG 416b, cat 370

     

    Lot 230
    Estimate: $500

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined Thin Pre-gummed Paper, Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-red contents from a 1 stamp booklet, comprising partly severed block of 60 from the top of a sheet, and four monogram blocks of 15 (2 x CA, 2 x JBC), each block shows staple holes in selvedge, all superb MUH. BW cat (2004) for monogram strips of 3 is AU$300 each. SG 417d, cat 540

     

    Lot 231
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $600

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Thin Pre-gummed Paper, Rotary Perf 11 x 12 1d Rose-red 'CA' monogram block of 4 from bottom left corner of sheet variety 'Watermark Sideways', faint diagonal crease through one unit, otherwise fine MUH (mounted in selvedge only). Believed to be the only monogram block of 4 with sideways watermark, ex Gartner and Perry. BW V49az (2004), cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 232
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Thin Pregummed Paper, Rotary Perf 11 x 12 1d Scarlet 'CA' monogram bottom right blocks of 16 and 12 from different plates, one showing gap in the marginal rule. Very fine, each block mounted on one unit and in selvedge only. BW V49z (2004), AU$200 as monogram strips of 3 (28)

      

    Lot 233
    Estimate: $400

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined Thin Pre-gummed Paper, Rotary Perf 11 x 12 1d Scarlet and 1d Rose-red Punctured 'OS' blocks of 24 from base of sheet showing 'CA' and 'JBC' monograms, from two different plates showing variations in the marginal rule breaks. Some minor perf separation, and with all but a few units MUH. A very fine pair, ex Purves and Perry. The four monograms as strips of 3 catalogue AU$400 in BW (2004) (48)

      

    Lot 234
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $400

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A (inverted) Thin Pre-gummed Paper, Comb Perf 12 x 12 5d Chocolate irregular block of 50 from bottom right corner of sheet, very fine and mounted only in selvedge. Believed to be the largest surviving multiple of this stamp, ex Heslop and Perry. SG 422c, cat 650

     

    Lot 235
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Thin Pre-gummed Paper, Comb Perf 12 x 12 6d Emerald block of 16 from bottom left corner of sheet, superb with stamps MUH, ex Heslop and Perry. SG 423d, cat 420

     

    Lot 236
    Estimate: $200

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Single-line Perf 12 d Bluish-green and Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d, 2d (2, one unusually deep shade), and 9d (2, shades) all in blocks of 4, fine. SG 457-460, cat 308 (24)

     

    Lot 237
    Estimate: $100

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Single-line Perf 12 d Bluish-green block of 40 comprising the upper two rows of a sheet with selvedge three sides, perfs separated at centre otherwise very fine with stamps MUH. SG 457, cat 120

     

    Lot 238
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine block of 10 (perf separation, eight MUH), and 2d Reddish-violet bottom right corner block of 24 (adhesions on reverse of four units and a couple on tone spots, only one unit hinged), and top left block of 12 with Plate 3 dots in marginal rule (tone spots in selvedge and on three units). SG 458, 459, cat 158 (46)

      

    Lot 239
    Estimate: $600

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine variety 'Watermark Sideways' vertical strip of 10 (split in two) from left of sheet with selvedge three sides, very fine with stamps MUH. SG 458a, cat 500

     

    Lot 240
    Estimate: $400

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine strips of 12 from base of sheet (2) with 'CA' and 'JBC' monograms, from two different plates showing variations in the gaps in the marginal rule. One strip with three units thinned, both strips with slight toning in selvedge at right edge, otherwise fine with most units MUH. BW V52z/za (2004), cat AU$780+

      

    Lot 241
    Estimate: $750

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine strips of 12 from base of sheet with 'CA' and 'JBC' monograms (2, from different plates with variation in gaps in marginal rule), stamps mostly unmounted mint, one strip with three units showing partial gum loss. BW V52z,za (2004), AU$1320

      

    Lot 242
    Estimate: $400

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12d 1d Rose-carmine strip of 12 from base of sheet with 'CA' and 'JBC' monograms, showing break in marginal rule under units [6-7], perfs split at centre otherwise fine, with only one unit hinged. BW V52z/za (2004), cat AU$660

     

    Lot 243
    Estimate: $750

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine 'CA' monogram block of 20 from left of sheet with selvedge three sides, and showing variety 'Double Perforation' resulting from an additional inverted strike of the comb down the left side. Some perf reinforcement, however of fresh appearance and an exceptional double perf variety in combination with the monogram, ex Pack, Purves and Perry. Not listed in 2004 Brusden-White catalogue, BW V52z variety

     

    Lot 244
    Estimate: $250

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 2d Reddish-violet (wmk inverted) and 2d Lilac (wmk upright) strips of 12 from top of sheet of Plates 5 and 6 showing selvedge three sides and with three and four Plate Dots respectively in marginal line over unit [11]. Some perf separation but with stamps MUH, a fine pair. BW V70z,za (2004) cat AU$310+

     

    Lot 245
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5) (inverted), Comb Perf 12 x 12 9d Carmine-red block of 24 from top of sheet with selvedge three sides, Nos [3-4] officially inserted to officially repair sheet and in a paler shade. Few minor selvedge faults, otherwise fine and a scarce large multiple with stamps MUH. SG 460, cat 720

     

    Lot 246
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5) (inverted), Comb Perf 12 x 12 9d Rose-carmine top marginal block of 8 mounted in selvedge only, one unit with perforation pinning point, stamps fresh MUH. SG 460, cat 240

     

    Lot 247
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $500

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5) (inverted), Comb Perf 12 x 12 9d Rose-carmine block of 12 from lower right corner of Plate 4 with 'CA' monogram, mounted on selvedge and one unit only, and very fine. The 2004 Brusden-White catalogue describes the monograms on Plates 3 and 4 of the 9d, but omitted to catalogue and price monogram blocks. Very scarce, SG 460, the stamps alone cat 360

     

    Lot 248
    Estimate: $400

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Single-line Perf 11 d Bluish-green marginal block of 5 (wmk reversed, 4 MUH), 1d Rose-carmine marginal block of 4 (3 MUH), and 9d Rose-carmine block of 4 (2 MUH). Scarce and undercatalogued multiples. SG 461-463, cat 460

     

    Lot 249
    Estimate: $350

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5) (inverted), Single-line Perf 11 d Bluish-green strip of 20 from top of sheet with selvedge three sides, a superb multiple with the stamps MUH, ex Purves and Perry. SG 461, cat 400

     

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