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    The 2004 Rarities Sale

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    Lot 45
    Estimate: $4,000

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' 3d Bright Blue Wmk words of value, SG 90a, marginal block of 15 comprising reunited pairs (3) and block of nine, forming the largest recorded multiple. See Kellow at p131. Provenance: Ex Caspary, Burrus, Purves and Perry


    Lot 46
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,600

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' 3d Bright Blue, error 'TRREE' for 'THREE' in wmk, SG 90d. The finest of the few known examples. 1997 RPSV Certificate


    Lot 47
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' 3d Maroon, SG 91, fresh large part o.g. pair. A rare multiple


    Lot 48
    Estimate: $3,000

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' 4d Rose-Pink, SG 92, the unique corner block of 24 with full sheet margins two sides, full o.g. and cancelled by Melbourne 'killer', probably as 'Specimens'. Illustrated in Kellow at page 134. Provenance: Ex Pack, Perry


    Lot 49
    Estimate: $3,000

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' 4d Dull Rose, SG 92c, marginal block of nine with virtually full o.g. (deep brown gum as issued). The record unused multiple. Provenance: Ex Pack, Perry


    Lot 50
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' 4d Dull Rose Wmk 'FIVE/SHILLINGS', SG 92d, a rare unused example of this stamp, cat 1500. Provenance: Ex Forster


    Lot 51
    Estimate: $500

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' 4d Dull Rose Wmk 'FIVE/SHILLINGS', SG 92d, strip of three (the largest recorded multiple is a strip of four)


    Lot 52
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $525

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' 6d Orange, SG 93, cancelled 'BN 1', possibly the finest example known. Provenance: Ex Heslop, Perry


    Lot 53
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' 4d Dull Rose Wmk '4', SG 95a, block of four with marginal inscription 'VALUE TWO POUNDS', part o.g. Provenance: Ex William Frazer


    Lot 54
    Estimate: $7,500

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' Reprinted Die Proof (140x87mm) of 3d in Black on surfaced paper with 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, one being in the Royal Collection. Provenance: Ex Perry


    Lot 55
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    1860-66 'Beaded Oval' 3d Reprint marginal block of four in the "so-called" Cobalt-Blue shade, cancelled 'MELBOURNE/JE 2/02'. This shade was unknown prior to the Australia Post Archival Sale


    Lot 56
    Estimate: $15,000

    Composite Essay for the 1862 6d 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 portion of thin card endorsed 'B'. Unique. Provenance: Ex Rundell, Purves, Perry, Jones


    Lot 57
    Estimate: $10,000

    1862 on Saunders paper, the adapted design of the 6d Grey-Black, SG 106a, mint block of 28 (4x7) with portion of imprint, original brown gum. The record multiple, and one of the most important pieces of the perforated Victorian issues. Illustrated in Kellow at page 141. Provenance: Ex Perry, Jones


    Lot 58
    Estimate: $15,000T

    1884-96 5 'STAMP DUTY', unique stamp size pencil-drawn Essay of the adopted design on thick card. Gorgeous. Provenance: Ex Purves, Perry


    Lot 59
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $1,450

    1901 printing of the 10 'STAMP DUTY' in Dull Mauve on Wmk V over Crown (upright) gummed paper, perf 11. 2003 RPSV Certificate


    Lot 60
    Estimate: $15,000T

    1902 King Edward VII 2 State 3 Die Proof (30x400m) in Pale Red. One of only three recorded in this State. Provenance: Ex Samuel Reading Estate


    Lot 61
    Estimate: $1,000

    Frank Stamp: 1868 (26 Jun) use of Official 'Southern Rifles' envelope, minor staining, with very fine impression of the extremely rare 'COLONEL COMMANDANT OF VOLUNTEERS' frank in grey-blue, cancelled by '200' of South Yarra. Provenance: Ex Purves, Kornan


    Lot 62
    Estimate: $600

    Frank Stamp: 1883 (13 Sep) fine impression of rare 'COMMANDANT LOCAL FORCES' frank in blue on envelope (260 x 115mm, slightly reduced) with 'Victoria Naval Forces' belt & buckle cachet, used from Williamstown to Melbourne


    Lot 63
    Estimate: $500T

    Official Wrapper: 1d Rose-Red punctured 'OS' for Electoral Inspector's Office, vertical crease, unused. Rare


    Lot 64
    Estimate: $750T

    1895 (24 Jun) OHMS parcel tag (few creases) printed for 'Department of Agriculture,/Government Entomologist' addressed to Queensland, with printed frank handstamp in black for 'DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE', Melbourne datestamp alongside and Brisbane arrival backstamp


    Lot 65
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,400

    1898 (5 Apr) use of 3d Registered Envelope to Germany uprated with 1897 Charity 2d pair tied by 'R' within circle and numeral '200' duplexes of South Yarra, backstamps of Melbourne and Stuttgart. Fine and attractive


    Lot 66
    Estimate: $750T

    1909 (29 Oct) 'Inland and Inter-State/Parcel Post' label (minor blemishes) bearing 3d Yellow-Orange strip of three cancelled at Castlemaine


    Lot 67
    Estimate: $750T

    1913 (25 Jan) linen-backed envelope (250 x 115mm) to U.S. bearing Victoria 6d (2) and N.S.W. d tied by Sydney cds, representing quintuple (2-2oz) foreign letter rate. Rare and valid commercial use of combination State stamps in the Kangaroo era


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