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    Lot 210
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $575

    1876 (10 Apr) issue (Stieg P1-P1d, HG1-1b group) 1d violet unused (3 shades, two with break in frame, one on thick buff Stieg cat US$100), used (2, one with pinholes, other printed for Union Building Society -KP1U- unpriced, fine). With Postmaster's announcement on reverse (Stieg cat US$200 each) 1d violet addressed to New Zealand (no markings, tiny stain) and 1d red-violet unused (pinhole, notation on reverses), scarce group (7 items)


    Lot 211
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $110

    1876 (6 Oct) issue (Stieg P2-2c, HG 2-2b) 1d violet unused (3, dark violet, bright violet -adhesion on reverse or grey-brown), 1d pale violet fine used in 1877 (2), one from Sandhurst to Melbourne, one uprated with 1d green (small faults) from Ballarat to Hobart, mainly fine (5)


    Lot 212
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $750

    1876 (6 Oct) issue (Stieg P2-c, HG 2-b) 1d Violet on pale buff used in 1878 (28 May) Melbourne to Carlton showing superb strike of the extremely rare 'POSTED AT/NEWSPAPER SLIPS' framed handstamp


    Lot 213
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $750

    1876 (6 Oct) issue 1d Reddish Violet on pale buff with printed reverse for Bank Bros (not listed by Stieg) used in 1878 (23 Jul) Melbourne to NZ but 'DETAINED FOR ADDITIONAL POSTAGE' applied in black and 1d green added. Fine & rare usage


    Lot 214
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $85

    1878 (August) issue (Stieg P3-d, HG 2c-d) 1d pale violet on thin pale buff card unused (Stieg cat US$100), 1d on white or pale cream used from Prahran in 1880, 1d reddish violet with printed reverse (in same colour) for Lyceum Store, Sandhurst (not listed by Stieg) used in 1881 to Melbourne, odd minor blemish (3)


    Lot 215
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $120

    1881 issue (Stieg P4-b, HG 2A) 1d violet unused, used (5) including one printed on reverse for Gippsland Mercury (not listed by Stieg), one used to Adelaide and taxed with fine oval 'MORE TO PAY' mss '3d', some discolouration (6)


    Lot 216
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    1882 issue (Stieg P5, HG 3) 1d violet reply card used intact Lara to Tallygaroopna in 1897, address crossed out and reply section addressed back to Lara with blue Tallygaroopna Rly Stn cds, also reply section (toning) used from MO & SB Mansfield, plus intact cards unused or CTO 1891 (Stieg notes no CTO recorded), Stieg cat US$175+ (4)


    Lot 217
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $300

    1882 1d Violet reply half used in 1895 from Kilkivan Junction (numeral '386'), Queensland, to Hochkirch, minor toning, rare and attractive usage


    Lot 218
    Estimate: $80T Realised Price : $105

    1882 1d Violet reply half used in 1897 to a ship at Port Melbourne, readdressed to Sydney (without additional charge!) showing Port Melbourne, Sydney cds and Messageries Maritime Sydney oval datestamp. Minor corner crease, Stieg cat US$60


    Lot 219
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $105

    1883 issue (Stieg P6-d, HG 4-b) 1d red fine unused or used (5, shades, some discolouration), one printed for National Bank, one for Tweed Wool Co, Ballan (not listed, Up Train cds), one from Horsham (minor faults) with framed 'TOO LATE', etc (6)


    Lot 220
    Estimate: $250T

    1885-99 issues unused (Stieg P7-22, HG 5-20 group), mainly two of each with different settings, shades, etc. Few blemishes, mainly fine. Stieg minimum cat US$550 (32)


    Lot 221
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    1885-99 issues used (Stieg P7-22, HG 5-20 group) with 1885 1d rose (6, 2 on yellow or buff), one uprated with 1d Naish, another printed for Univ of Melbourne (Stieg KP7U unpriced), 1889 2d violet used to UK in 1889 (Jan) - Stieg 'very scarce', 3d to UK, 1891 1d used registered to Germany, reply half used to UK, 1890 1d shades (4), 1895 Havelock 1d fine used with blue Frankston '142', good range of shades, postmarks, some uprated for overseas use, etc. Few faults, mainly fine (49)


    Lot 222
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $160

    1885 1d Dull Rose (Stieg P7-f, HG 5-b group) on buff, printed invitation to Richmond Cricket Club Dinner on reverse (not listed by Stieg), face a little discoloured, unused


    Lot 223
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $125

    1887 1d Violet-Brown (Stieg P10, setting A) used in 1888 (2 Jan) with fine numeral 'MCCC99' (RR) and part Darlimurla Ry Stn cds, 'Up Train MG15' backstamp


    Lot 224
    Estimate: $100T

    1889 2d Violet (Stieg P11, HG9) used in 1889 (6 Sep) to Dublin, Ireland. Stieg notes cards used correctly prior to UPU period as 'very scarce'. Tiny tear, minor creasing, still attractive


    Lot 225
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $160

    1889 3d Red on Green (Stieg P12, HG10) used in 1889 (4 Sep) to Germany, uprated with 2d and 1d cut-out tied by East Melbourne/'MCCCC14' duplexes, lovely usage


    Lot 226
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    1891 UPU 1d on 2d Violet shades (68mm Steig P14c, HG 12a) used 1894 to Japan and 1897 to Aden; (66mm, Stieg P14f, HG12b) on uncoated stock, miscut so that small part of right frame appears at left, used to Ceylon; 1898 usage to London on chalky coated grey-buff stock (not listed by Stieg in 66mm setting). Scarce destinations (4)


    Lot 227
    Estimate: $175T Realised Price : $240

    1891 UPU 1d on 1d reply card (Stieg P15-cf, HG13) intact card (slight stain, creasing) used registered to 'Beirouth Syria' with 'Beyrout' British Post Office backstamp, uprated with 1d cut-out (3); message half used Melbourne to Germany in 1895; reply half used Carlton to UK in 1894. Attractive group (3)


    Lot 228
    Estimate: $600T Realised Price : $460

    1900-09 group with 1900 1d rose unused, Commonwealth 1d unused (6, one sepia on white), used (7, 3 uprated), 1d reply card unused, reply half used in Victoria (slight staining, cat US$150), 1901 1d (3), 1904 1d unused, used (3, one uprated to Switzerland), 1905 1d used to Switzerland or Finland, 1d used (2), 1d reply card (P31, cat US$100) unused; Fleet cards unused and used (used 1d with faults), Stieg cat US$1400+. Few faults, mainly fine (33)


    Lot 229
    Estimate: $600T Realised Price : $460

    1900 Commonwealth 1d (Stieg P25-g, HG 23) 'WR Rundell' first day covers for grey-black (20.12.1900, Stieg lists issue date as 22nd) and for grey-green (21.12.1900), the former badly toned at left, each with Melbourne/13 cds. Extremely rare


    Lot 230
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $230

    1900 Commonwealth 1d (Stieg P25-g, HG 23) in orange or blue used as New Year cards on 31.12.1900, former from Kew to Sydney with 1 Jan 1901 Sydney cds on face, latter from Maryborough to Hawthorn with Melbourne 1.1.01 and Hawthorn 2.1.01 backstamps, minor blemishes. An attractive pair


    Lot 231
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $550

    1904 1d Rose Die II (Stieg P28, HG 25) used Melbourne to Glasgow, uprated d green and 6d green tied by English Mail TPO duplex, paying late fee for 3-4pm posting to catch train to Adelaide, pin-holes. Rare usage


    Lot 232
    Estimate: $300T

    1905 1d+1d Rose reply card (Stieg P31, HG 28) reply half with printed address and message for Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, used at Melbourne, fine. Stieg cat US$300


    Lot 233
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    1905 1d+1d Rose reply card (Stieg P31, HG 28) unused


    Lot 234
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $210

    1909 1d Rose Die III on white, reverse off white (Stieg P35a, HG 32) fine unused. Stieg cat US$200


    Lot 235
    Estimate: $200T

    1909 1d Rose Die III on white, reverse off white (Stieg P35a, HG 32) two tiny tones, otherwise fine unused. Stieg cat US$200


    Lot 236
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    Official Postcard: 1905 1d Rose (Stieg D4, HG D2) large lion facing on thick cream card, printing for School Board on back, used at Yarram in 1909 (7 Jan). Stieg cat US$200, minor toning


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