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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, OTHER ISSUES

    Lot 221
    Estimate: $5,000T

    c. 1856 "Queen-on-Throne" Vignette Proof in black on wove paper (70x60mm), similar to that used for the Q-on-T issue, showing 'VICTORIA' inscribed on the lower step and decorative laurel leaf surround. Fine and rare. Ex Purves, Clifford

     

    Lot 222
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $125

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

     

    Lot 223
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $460

    1856 Perkins Bacon 1d Yellow-Green pair (scissor cut between), SG 40, tied by BN '9' to 1857 (13 Apr) cover used at Beechworth, minor stains. A rare usage paying the Town letter rate. Ex Seybold [handstamps on reverse]

     

    Lot 224
    Estimate: $150T

    1857 'Woodblock' 6d Reddish-Brown Rouletted 7-9, SG 53, large margins, rouletted 7 on three sides on 1857 (16 Nov) entire letter Melbourne to UK, minor toning, discolouration

     

    Lot 225
    Estimate: $1,500T

    1858 'Emblems' No Wmk 1d Pale Yellow-Green pair Rouletted 7-9, a distinct shade of which four examples are known, used with Imperf 4d Dull Rose strip of three on 1858 (14 Jan) envelope to Boston, 'BOSTON/5Cts/MAR/31/BR. PKT.' cds on face. Minor discolouration, still fine appearance. The earliest known date for a No Wmk 1d

     

    Lot 226
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1858 Rouletted 5-6 Perkins Bacon 6d Blue, SG 73, contrasting shades, fine unused (4)

     

    Lot 227
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $180

    1858 Rouletted 5-6 Perkins Bacon 6d Bright Blue, manuscript cancel 'Big Hill/20.1.60' (rated RRR as a numeral cancel). 1968 RPSL Certificate

     

    Lot 228
    Estimate: $200T

    1859 Perf 12 1/- Greenish Blue, SG 81a, two examples on 1859 (13 Apr) registered cover from Beechworth to UK, manuscript '6', arrival backstamp, filing crease at base

     

    Lot 229
    Estimate: $1,250T

    1859 Perf 12 'Woodblock' 2/- Dull Bluish Green/Pale Yellow strip of three, SG 82, on 1860 (25 Jul) cover (small repair, light fold) Melbourne to England endorsed 'P 'Ottaway' via Marseilles'. Amazing example of 3oz letter rate and equal record multiple

     

    Lot 230
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' Saunders Paper 6d Black pair, SG 94, on 1861 (22 Aug) entire (missing side flaps, crease) Avoca to Bordeaux with Emblems Perf 1d pair, tied by BN '14' of Avoca, rated '8'. Very early use of the 6d (issued 20.8.64). Attractive franking

     

    Lot 231
    Estimate: $4,000

    3d 'Beaded Oval' Reprinted Die Proof (140x87mm) in Black on surfaced paper, typed endorsement at top 'No.6/IMPRESSION FROM THE ORIGINAL STEEL PUNCH.', taken in 1901 on the occasion of the Visit of the Duke of York. Four recorded examples, one being in the Royal Collection. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 232
    Estimate: $3,500

    4d 'Beaded Oval' Reprinted Die Proof (90x57mm) in Black on surfaced paper, taken in 1901 on the occasion of the Visit of the Duke of York. Four recorded examples, one being in the Royal Collection. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 233
    Estimate: $6,000

    1862 6d 'Adapted' Composite Essay comprising a black proof of the 1860 design, the country name and value having been excised, affixed to a card with 'VICTORIA' and 'SIX PENCE' inserted in pen and ink, the whole further affixed to a portion of thin card endorsed 'B'. Unique. Ex Rundell, Purves, Perry, Jones

     

    Lot 234
    Estimate: $600T

    1863-74 'Laureated' 8d Orange Wmk '8', SG 112, on 1868 (30 Mar) envelope (repaired tear) to Switzerland with 1/- Blue/blue, fair framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PAID' (scarce), mss. '30' (due) and red diamond 'GB/1F62c'. Perhaps twelve covers recorded

     

    Lot 235
    Estimate: $1,250T Realised Price : $1,000

    1863-74 'Laureated' 10d Grey-Black Emergency printing Wmk '8', SG 119a, two single examples (one with tiny tear) on 1866 (24 Feb) cover Melbourne to Boston via Marseilles, mss. '8', curved '16/CENTS' handstamp in red, arrival datestamp 'BOSTON AM PKT/26/AP/5', cover tears not detracting from a lovely cover. Amazing franking paying the 1/4d oz rate + 6d Late Fee

     

    Lot 236
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    1867-70 2d Mauve Emergency printing Perkins Bacon paper Wmk '1', SG 156, strips of five and four on 1868 (8 Sep) 'Borough of Fitzroy' cover Melbourne to Wales, small fault. Rare multiples on cover

     

    Lot 237
    Estimate: $200T

    1873-77 Bell 9d Pale Brown/Pink Perf 13 rare strip of 3, SG 172, paying triple rate and Laureate 6d paying Late Fee on 1874 (19 May) long cover (slight faults) Melbourne to UK. Covers are very scarce

     

    Lot 238
    Estimate: $125T

    1873-77 Bell 9d Pale Brown/Pink Perf 13, SG 172, few blunt perfs on 1874 (16 Jun) cover Melbourne to UK. Very scarce on cover

     

    Lot 239
    Estimate: $250T

    1873-77 Bell 9d Pale Brown/Pink Perf 12, SG 173, marginal single on 1873 (7 Nov) mourning cover (minor tone) to Ireland. Very scarce on cover

     

    Lot 240
    Estimate: $125T Realised Price : $130

    1873-77 Bell 8d on 9d Lilac-Brown/Pink, SG 191, on 1876 (11 Jul) mourning envelope (slight toning) to UK via Brindisi, showing mss. 'Missent to' in conjunction with 'DUFFIELD' cds, early use just 10 days after issue. Kellow notes 'Covers are .. of considerable rarity'

     

    Lot 241
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $220

    'Bell' covers including 1873-74 9d (very scarce, though short cnr perf) used with Laureate 6d (paying Late Fee) on 1874 (Jan) to UK; 8d on 9d on 1876 to UK (Kellow notes 'Covers are ... of considerable rarity'); 1/- Deep Blue/blue with Laureate 4d on 1879 to UK (3)

     

    Lot 242
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $135

    'Bell' covers bearing 1873-87 d Rose-Red pair on 1876 Geelong council envelope paying Printed Matter rate; d lilac-rose block of four tied by '673' to 1877 (small fault) to Melbourne, Cowwarr cds alongside (2)

     

    Lot 243
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $105

    1884-96 'STAMP DUTY' 8 Brownish Red/yellow, SG 251, torn lower left corner, tied to piece by 1890 Melbourne duplex, faintest trace of manuscript cancel

     

    Lot 244
    Estimate: $500

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

     

    Lot 245
    Estimate: $1,500T

    1885-95 inscribed 'STAMP DUTY' 8d Die Proof in Purple on thick glazed card (30x32mm). Very rare, being one of three recorded

     

    Lot 246
    Estimate: $125T

    1885 optd 'STAMP DUTY' in blue 3d Yellow-Orange pair, SG 308, tied by Poowong cds to 1886 (13 May) cover to Dublin, toning, slight faults, still very scarce adhesives on cover

     

    Lot 247
    Estimate: $1,750T

    1886-96 inscribed 'STAMP DUTY' 6d Die Proof in Black on thin glazed card (24x29mm). Unique

     

    Lot 248
    Estimate: $8,000 Realised Price : $7,000

    1886-96 8 Mauve and Brown-Orange, SG 327, superb example. Extremely rare

     

    Lot 249
    Estimate: $125T Realised Price : $105

    Naish 'STAMP DUTY' designs on 1885-86 covers, 1d pair, 2d single (4) used locally or to UK (2), 3d + later 1d and 2d on 1889 to UK, singles to UK (2) from Lismore or Maldon, and 6d + 2d + 1d to rare destination of New Brunswick, Canada (toning), mainly fine (11)

     

    Lot 250
    Estimate: $150

    1901-10 Perf 12x12 1d Pale Rose-Red Die III, SG 385c, block of six obliterated with two parallel bars, BW V44c, four units unmounted. Cat AU$300

     

    Lot 251
    Estimate: $60T Realised Price : $50

    1902 (12 May) long envelope franked with 1901-10 Perf 12x12 2d block of four and 5d pair paying 3-4oz rate, tied by light '1705' cancels of Cassilis with fair cds alongside

     

    Lot 252
    Estimate: $7,500T

    1901-10 KEVII 1 Die Proof (State 2) in Carmine-Rose on thin wove paper (93x60mm), BW V125DP(2). Only two examples are known. Cat AU$15000

     

    Lot 253
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1901-10 Perf 12 5/- Rose-Red and Pale Blue punctured 'OS', SG 398 var, BW V121ba

     

    Lot 254
    Estimate: $300

    Beer Duty: 1903 for imported beer, 1/- Yellow (Two Dozen Bottled), red serial number

     

    Lot 255
    Estimate: $100

    Railway Stamps: 1882-87 Wmkd d Purple-Brown, fresh. Rated RRR

     

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