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    Lot 279
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    1869-1901 group with unused (11) including 1869 2d, 1881 1d green and 1899 'STAMP DUTY' 1d carmine; used (11) with 1886 1d green (2, one uprated to Adelaide, one Dennys, Lascelles), 1886 2d violet (2, Dennys Lascelles & Melbourne Wool & Grain - unlisted), 1890 1d brown (2 Joshua Bros, Dennys, Lascelles), 1d yellow error of colour, 1892 2d carmine (2, Pearson Rowe Smith & Dennys, Lascelles), some blemishes, mainly fine. Useful group (22)


    Lot 280
    Estimate: $100T

    1869 2d Rose [size b] on blue paper unused; Pale Rose used in 1885 Melbourne to Ceres, fold, light soiling (Stieg KB1o cat US$185, HG KB1e) (2)


    Lot 281
    Estimate: $100T

    1869 2d Rose size 140x84mm for Commercial Bank used from Geelong to Napier and to Dunedin in 1876 (Stieg KB1c(3),(4), HG KB2e), minor toning (2)


    Lot 282
    Estimate: $200T

    1869 2d Rose [size b] (2, flaps R47-P42, Stieg KB1a), size 133x77mm (flaps P43-P46, no cup, Stieg unlisted, HG KB2a), used in 1883 from Melbourne to Ceres, or Ceres to South Yarra and to St Kilda, minor toning. Stieg cat US$300+ (3)


    Lot 283
    Estimate: $300T

    1869 2d Rose [size b] for Fisken, Geborn (Stieg KB1F cat US$150, HG KB2a) used Melbourne to London 'Per RMS Pekin' uprated 2d brown pair, London backstamp in red. Superb


    Lot 284
    Estimate: $150T

    1869 2d without embossing on flap (Stieg KB1-p, HG KB2-f group) size a, size b (2 different), Size c (3, at least 2 different), size d (PO issue), mainly fine to very fine unused. Stieg cat US$250+ (7)


    Lot 285
    Estimate: $125T

    1870 2d Pink with embossing on flap (Stieg B2, HG KB1) size a (embossing 5,8), size b (16, 18, 23), size c (36), size d (47), odd blemish, mainly fine to very fine unused. Stieg cat US$195 (7)


    Lot 286
    Estimate: $175T Realised Price : $170

    1870 2d Pink [size a] unwatermarked (Stieg B2-1-B2ja-47, HG KB1-e) fine unused (2) or superb used from Nagambie in 1882. Stieg B2-1a cat US$200 (3)


    Lot 287
    Estimate: $600T Realised Price : $480

    1870 2d Rose [size d] (225x95mm) used 1875 (1 Nov) from Birregurra to UK, uprated with extraordinary franking of Octagonal 1/- strip of three and Laureate 1d and 6d to pay quintuple rate via Brindisi, two-line 'Received open and resealed at G.P.O.' applied in UK, slightly reduced, faults at right (Stieg B2h-41, HG KB1d). Amazing usage


    Lot 288
    Estimate: $150T

    1878 1d Green with solid background shades [size b] on white, with and without embossing, and on blue (Stieg KB2,a,e cat US$180, HG KB3,a,c), one with hinges on flap, fine unused (3)


    Lot 289
    Estimate: $125T

    1881 1d Green oval [size b], (Stieg KB3f, HG KB4a) used Melbourne to Ceres in 1885 (25 Jul) uprated Naish 1d, also unused, Stieg cat US$130. Fine (2)


    Lot 290
    Estimate: $200T

    1885 Naish 2d on blue, blue-violet unused and used in 1886 from Nagambie; red-violet unused and used in 1886 from Winchlesea (slight tone); 1886 oval 1d yellow-green on blue unused and used in 1894 from Windsor (Stieg KB4a,5c,8q cat US$165, HG KB6a,6,8). Fine, the used being scarce (6)


    Lot 291
    Estimate: $175T Realised Price : $135

    1885 Naish 1d Green [size b] (printed at angle with extra green line 2mm to right) used Melbourne to Geelong in 1885 (4 Nov) uprated Naish 1d pea-green, [size c] unused, (Stieg KB 6a,c cat US$175, HG KB5a,b). Fine (2)


    Lot 292
    Estimate: $200T

    1886 Astley design 1d Green (Stieg, HG KB7 group) [size b] on white (rounded flaps, missing tip of top flap) and on blue (pointed flaps) with 'STANLEY GIBBONS & Co/PHILATELIC PUBLISHERS/LONDON' embossed on flap; size 149x84mm (unlisted) for Dennys, Lascelles, Austin & Co Geelong (on flap) used to 'Warrion', Colac backstamp, faint toning. Rare


    Lot 293
    Estimate: $150T

    1886 2d Pale Violet for 'Congregational Union & Mission of Victoria' printed on flap in red-brown or violet, latter toned, used Melbourne to Boston, USA in 1887 (29 Dec) uprated with 1886 1d green strip of 4, or in 1888 (17 Apr) uprated with 4d red (Stieg KB9 unlisted user, HG KB9) (2)


    Lot 294
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    1887 Naish 2d Violet emergency printing, on white paper with embossing on flap, and on blue without embossing, fine unused (Stieg KB10,a cat US$150, HG KB10,a). No used examples are recorded (2)


    Lot 295
    Estimate: $75T

    1887 2d Violet oval 'STAMP DUTY' [size b], pale violet [size c] used in 1888 or 1889, blue paper PTPO 2d used in 1894 (Stieg B6a,b KB9i cat US$115, HG B4,a, KB9) (3)


    Lot 296
    Estimate: $175T

    1890 1d brown [size b] (Stieg B7e, HG B5a) used to USA in 1891 (1 Aug) with added 5d tied by Hamilton cds paying pre-UPU rate; PTPO 1d yellow brown for Karl Peterson of HochKirch (3 lines, Stieg KB 11P(4) cat US$50), light toning, uprated with d pink (3) paying UPU rate in 1894 (19 Sep) (2)


    Lot 297
    Estimate: $80T Realised Price : $95

    1892 2d Carmine-Rose [size b] (Stieg KB12, HG KB12) used Melbourne 1892 (19 Dec) but unclaimed, showing Melbourne Unclaimed, Not Known markings, 'LIST ROOM/No 2' oval datestamp on front, DLO backstamp. Attractive


    Lot 298
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $280

    1892 1d Pale Carmine error of colour (Stieg KB14 cat US$300, HG B6) fine used 1892 (8 Oct) to North Melbourne, taxed. Unclaimed and returned with associated markings


    Lot 299
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $280

    1892 1d Carmine error of colour (Stieg KB14 cat US$300, HG B6) fine used 1892 (17 Oct) to Portland, however surprisingly not taxed. Unclaimed and returned with associated markings


    Lot 300
    Estimate: $150T

    1892 2d Carmine oval 'STAMP DUTY' (Stieg KB12, HG KB14) to Clarendon (scarce unframed cds), readdressed to Richmond, unclaimed and returned; vermilion to Koo Wee Rup and returned, each with boxed unclaimed markings. A fine pair


    Lot 301
    Estimate: $100T

    1892 1d+1d Yellow-Brown [size c] on blue paper with oval 'HENRY BOX & SON/LITTLECOLLINS/MELBOURNE' printed in red on flap (not listed, light toning, crease) unused, orange-brown with no user fine used in 1895 from Preston South, or 1896 from South Melbourne (Stieg KB13, HG KB12) (3)


    Lot 302
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $320

    1895 advertising envelope oval 1d Brown, 2nd issue (stamp 37mm from right) with 1st edition 32 page advertising booklet + insert. Toning, flap partly separated (Stieg KB15 undercatalogued at US$150, HG KB20)


    Lot 303
    Estimate: $700T Realised Price : $1,000

    1895 advertising envelope oval 2d Carmine (stamp 38mm from right), booklet with imprint of Sands & McDougall on last page, minor toning, unused (Stieg KB15 undercatalogued at US$500, HG KB21)


    Lot 304
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $105

    1896 Astley design d Scarlet [size b] used Warrnambool to Skipton in 1898 (toning); rose-pink for Barrow Bros used Melbourne to Minyip in 1897 (Stieg KB17,b cat US$135, HG KB15) (2)


    Lot 305
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $210

    1899 advertising envelope oval 1d Carmine (colour change) [size c] on buff for unlisted user Thos Whitelaw & Co, used at Melbourne in 1899 (2 Sep - very early), minor toning (Stieg KB19, HG KB13)


    Lot 306
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $120

    1901 (Jan) without 'STAMP DUTY' 1d rose-pink [size c] used registered to 'Haiphong, Indo China' in 1901 (6 Aug) uprated d and 2d pair tied by '181' with Lara cds below, backstamped Hong Kong and Haiphong; pale rose-pink used registered Avoca to USA uprated d and 4d (Stieg KB12,d, HG 10,a). Slight discolouration, otherwise attractive (2)


    Lot 307
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $420

    1905 KEVII d turquoise size 147x92mm (flaps R49-R45) used at Melbourne (minor stain); size 142x88mm (flaps R51-R59) uprated d to Germany (Stieg KB26 unlisted types); [size d] for Metropolitan Gas Company (Stieg BS26-36 for apple-green) used at Melbourne (fold, minor tone); d apple-green [size c] for Norman Bros (Stieg K26h for olive-green). Scarce group (4)


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