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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, GENERAL

    Lot 107
    Estimate: $120T

    1854 Woodblocks 2/- Dull Bluish-green on Pale Yellow horizontal pair with clear margins but with vertical and horizontal creases, scarce in multiples. SG No. 35, cat 380+

     

    Lot 108
    Estimate: $100T

    1856 1d Yellow-green Queen-on-Throne, no gum and just touched at top. SG No. 40, cat 250

     

    Lot 109
    Estimate: $100T

    1857 Emblems Watermark Large Star 1d Yellow-green just touched at left, otherwise fine unused. SG No. 41, cat 200

     

    Lot 110
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $130

    1859 Emblems Wove Paper Perf 12 4d Rose-carmine, a 'small' example with part OG (possibly not original), clean and of fine colour. SG No. 85, cat 300

     

    Lot 111
    Estimate: $180T Realised Price : $170

    1863-74 3d Lilac Laureate Watermark Single-lined '8', large part OG and very fine. SG No. 118, cat 225

     

    Lot 112
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $675

    1863-74 Laureates 10d Grey Watermark Single-lined '8', part OG and very fine apart from a couple of tiny tone spots. A scarce stamp in this quality, signed 'AD(iena)'. SG No. 119, cat 900

     

    Lot 113
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $400

    1870 2d Dull Lilac-mauve De La Rue design handstamped 'SPECIMEN' Type 6a (15 x 2mm with stop), no gum and with some peripheral toning. According to Kellow, Turner & McCredie, only three examples are recorded, two of which are in private hands. This is the example illustrated by the authors

     

    Lot 114
    Estimate: $120T Realised Price : $90

    1878 Bell Design Emergency Printings on Coloured Paper 2d Dull Lilac-mauve on Green, part OG with missing perf at lower right. SG No. 199, cat 300

     

    Lot 115
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1870-85 Stamp Statute 5 Black and Yellow-green 1891 Reprint optd 'Reprint', large part OG (an ungummed strip at the top of the stamp is the result of the production process), very fine

     

    Lot 116
    Estimate: $60

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Lithographs: Watermark V over Crown (V1) Perf 13 1/10/- Deep Grey-olive fiscally cancelled variety 'Watermark Upright and Reversed', closed pinhole at lower right, otherwise fine and a very scarce variety, SG 244a var

     

    Lot 117
    Estimate: $140

    1897 Hospital Charity Fund 1d very fine MUH, and 2d large part OG and lightly mounted. SG Nos.353-354, cat 150 (2)

     

    Lot 118
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $30

    1897 Hospital Charity Fund 1d cancelled Melbourne cds (small tear at base), 2d cancelled triple circle 'VIC' (? bogus) in bottom right corner, and with small faults in both top corners. SG Nos. 353-354, cat 103 (2)

     

    Lot 119
    Estimate: $40T

    1899-1901 Stamp Duty Watermark V over Crown (V4) 1d Olive used on presumably philatelic cover from Melbourne to Fitzroy, 29 June 1901, very fine. This stamp was valid for postage only from 6 to 30 June 1901 and is scarce on cover

     

    Lot 120
    Estimate: $220

    1900 Boer War Charity 1d Olive-brown and 2d Emerald-green, large part OG (2d with gum wrinkle), and heavy paper hinge remains. SG Nos. 374-375, cat 425 (2)

     

    Lot 121
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1901-10 'POSTAGE' Watermark V over Crown (V4) Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Pale Rose-red Die III vertical strip of 7 from bottom right corner of sheet overprinted with horizontal bars in black, from sheets prepared for vending machine experiments. MUH with some adhesions and minor perf separation in selvedge, somewhat gum toned

     

    Lot 122
    Estimate: $150

    1901-10 Watermark V over Crown (V4), Single-line Perf 11, 1d Die II Dull Red pair, 1d Die II Pale Rose (Aniline) corner pair (stamps MUH, one with damaged lower right corner) and single, and 1d Die III Pale Rose-red corner block of 4 (2 MUH, some gum toning), scarce multiples. SG 402ab, 402b, cat 478 (9)

     

    Lot 123
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $80

    1905-12 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-red marginal block of 4 from base of sheet punctured 'OS', left-hand pair showing variety 'Double Perforation', very fine MUH

     

    Lot 124
    Estimate: $180 Realised Price : $135

    1905-12 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Perf 12 1 Dull Rose MUH but with gum unevenly toned. SG No. 431a, cat 300

     

    Lot 125
    Estimate: $150

    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 126
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    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 127
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    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 128
    Estimate: $150

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5) Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine 'CA' and 'JBC' monogram blocks of 4, first with faint diagonal bend through corner stamp and some perf separation, very fine with large part OG and lightly mounted (8)

     

    Lot 129
    Estimate: $350

    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 130
    Estimate: $300

    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 131
    Estimate: $250

    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

     

    Lot 132
    Estimate: $90

    1895-96 receipts for shares (4) from The North Prentice Gold Mining Company, each with 1890 1d Reading affixed. Fine, and with considerable thematic interest

      

    Lot 133
    Estimate: $30

    Small range, with 1876 1d Violet postcard, 1882 1d + 1d Violet reply card used 1896, 1891 1d on 2d Violet postcard used in 1900, 1d Brownish-red on Green postcard CTO, 1901 1d 'POSTAGE' lettercard CTO (sealed), 1890 1d Red-brown embossed envelope, 1890 1d Red-brown wrapper, generally fine (7)

       

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