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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, OTHER ISSUES

    Lot 185
    Estimate: $5,000 Realised Price : $3,800

    1d 'Queen-on-Throne' Die Proof in Red, printed on thin gummed paper by De La Rue for the 1872 South Kensington Exhibition in London. Four examples are recorded, three being from the collections of Harvey, Purves and The British Museum. This is the fourth 'lost' example. A rare and exquisite proof

     

    Lot 186
    Estimate: $5,000 Realised Price : $3,800

    6d 'Queen-on-Throne' Die Proof in Violet, printed on thin gummed paper by De La Rue for the 1872 South Kensington Exhibition in London. A rare and exquisite proof

     

    Lot 187
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1856-58 ‘Queen-on-Throne’ rouletted 6d Blue, contrasting shades, SG 73, fine unused (4). Retail AU$750

     

    Lot 188
    Estimate: $350

    1857 Serpentine roulette 10-10½ evident at sides on 6d Orange-Yellow, SG 58, tied to 1857 (16 Nov) cover Melbourne to Sydney, small blemishes. Ex Purves, Perry

     

    Lot 189
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1860-66 Beaded Oval 3d Blue, series of unused vertical strips of 9, 5 (2) and a horizontal strip of 5 on original backing paper from a Post Office Display for the 1866 International Exhibition in Melbourne. A total of nine units damaged but a unique holding with the vertical multiples being the largest recorded (24)

     

    Lot 190
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1884-96 'STAMP DUTY' £7 Violet/Blue, SG 250 and £5 Rose-Pink and £5 Pink, SG 278 and 278a, each fiscally used without pin-holes. Barefoot Cat £110

     

    Lot 191
    Estimate: $150

    1901-10 Perf 12x12½ 1d Pale Rose-Red Die III, SG 385c, block of six with units obliterated with two parallel bars, BW V44c, four units unmounted. Cat AU$300

     

    Lot 192
    Estimate: $500

    1901-10 Perf 12x12½ 1d Pale Rose-Red Die III, SG 385c, marginal block of 30 with units obliterated by two parallel bars, BW V44c, twenty-two units unmounted. Cat AU$1500

     

    Lot 193
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $90

    1901-10 KEVII £2 deep blue perf 12½ CTO and additionally handstamped 'ULTRAMAR'. Unfortunately damaged at lower right, nevertheless a rare receiving authority Specimen. Ex Portuguese India Archives

     

    Lot 194
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $420

    1901-10 Study on leaves comprising ½d (18 mint incl block of 8, 48 used), 1d (17 mint incl monogram strip of 12, few tone spots, 27 used), 'ONE PENNY' on 2d (12 mint incl block of 8, 11 used) 1½d (9 mint) 2d (8 mint, 144 used), 2½d (8 mint, 35 used), 3d (11 mint, 2 CTO), 4d (6 mint, 141 used), 5d (7 mint, 140 used), 6d (2 mint, 109 used), 1/- (8 mint, 30 used), 2/- (1 mint, 18 used), 5/- (2 mint, 7 used), some CTO and punctured 'OS' throughout. Mostly fine and great opportunity for student of this period. Retail alone AU$8600+

     

    Lot 195
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1901-10 Wmk V over Crown Perf 12½ 5/- Rose-Red and Pale Blue punctured 'OS', SG 398 variety, BW V121ba

     

    Lot 196
    Estimate: $6,000T

    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 197
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $170

    Beer Duty: 1895 inscribed 'Malt and Hopes exclusively' Twelve Doz. Bottled, 4/- Green, Barefoot 42, tear at base, otherwise fine and rare

     

    Lot 198
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    Railway Stamps: 1887-1902 6th series 1d (2), 2d and 3d, 1902-17 7th series 1d and 3d, 1917-41 8th series 2d, 4d, 7d and 8d, also Beer Duty 2d for 1 gallon, faults as expected (11)

      

    Lot 199
    Estimate: $1,750

    Revenues: 1966 (29 Jun) Share Transfer document bearing early and remarkable use of Decimal series $20, $75, $100, and $200 (7, three pairs and a single), etc, a total franking of $1,597.50 representing Stamp Duty on a $426,000 share transfer. Possibly the record Decimal franking on entire

     

    Lot 200
    Estimate: $200

    Revenues: Early 1900s Stamp Duty 3d (2, shades), 6d (2, shades), 1/-, 6/- and 10/- (2, shades), unused part o.g.

     

    Lot 201
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    Postal Stationery: c.1901 OHMS Envelope inscribed 'COMMONWEALTH MILITARY FORCES OF VICTORIA.' and at lower left 'AREA 73B/DUNOLLY.', minor ageing, unused

     

    Lot 202
    Estimate: $350

    Frank Stamp: 'CHIEF SECRETARY' faint strike on 1888 Official Postcard inscribed 'Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne, 1888', addressed to Consul for Austria Hungary and unusually advising of Exhibition Gardens Committee meeting

     

    Lot 203
    Estimate: $100

    Frank Stamp: 'GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA' in black (V250.2) on 1873 (2 Jan) mourning envelope front (+ most of flap) to the Governor of Ceylon, W.H. Gregory. Early and very scarce usage

     

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