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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA

    Lot 100
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Literature: 'The Stamps of Victoria' by Geoff Kellow, hardbound with dust-jacket. New. Retail AU$155

     

    Lot 101
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $950

    1850-59 Half-lengths: Original state of dies 2d Lilac-Mauve, SG 2, four margins, fine colour and neatly cancelled with Butterfly '15' of Geelong

     

    Lot 102
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1850-59 Half-lengths: Third state of dies 1d Dull Orange-Vermilion pair [4-5], SG 8, minor thinning on one. Rich colour. Cat 1300+

     

    Lot 103
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $950

    1850-59 Half-lengths: Third state of Dies 1d Brownish Red (tending towards deep red brown) marginal pair, SG 9a, slightly trimmed at top

     

    Lot 104
    Estimate: $300

    1863-74 Wmk single-line '8', 8d Orange, SG 112, tiny thin, large part o.g. Cat 400

     

    Lot 105
    Estimate: $250

    1867-81 Wmk V over Crown Perf 12, 4d Pink shade, believed to have originated from a small portion of the 11th printing, large part o.g.

     

    Lot 106
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $400

    1884-96 Stamp Duty series 3/- Purple/Blue, SG 237, part o.g. (crackly as it ought to be). A much rarer stamp than 550 catalogue would suggest

     

    Lot 107
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    Cancelled at Melbourne between 1900 to Nov 1902 selection of values including 1/10/- Pale Olive, 50 Dull Purple, Commonwealth period to 2 incl 9d pair with complete datestamp (26)

     

    Lot 108
    Estimate: $200

    Revenue Stamps: Stamp Duty 10/- Chestnut Perf 11 large part o.g. pair. Fine and scarce

     

    Lot 109
    Estimate: $600

    Postal Cards: 1895 Havelock-Foster's 1d Postal Card, all different range of sub-types comprising A1, 2, 3, 7, 9, 10; B1, 4, 5, 7, 7a; C1, 2, 3 and 5, odd fault, all but one unused (15)

     

    Lot 110
    Estimate: $75

    Postal Cards: 1895 Havelock Foster's 1d Postal Card, the three different types 'ABC' (wavy underline), odd blemish, unused (3)

     

    Lot 111
    Estimate: $300

    Postal Cards: 1900-09 group with 1900 1d rose unused, Commonwealth 1d used (7, 3 uprated), 1d postcard reply half used in Victoria (slight staining, cat US$150), 1901 1d (3), 1904 1d uprated used to Switzerland, 1905 1d used to Switzerland or Finland, 1d used (2), 1906 1d used (2). Stieg approx US$500, few faults, mainly fine (19). Ex Guy Linfield

     

    Lot 112
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    Postal Cards: 1900 Commonwealth 1d in Grey (Stieg P25d, HG 23) 'W.R. Rundell' First Day Card, cancel 20.12.1900, Stieg lists issue date as 22nd, badly toned at left. Very rare

     

    Lot 113
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Postal Cards: 1900 Commonwealth 1d in Grey-Green (Stieg P25b, HG 23) 'W.R. Rundell' First Day Card, cancel 21.12.00, endorsed on reverse 'This is the second colour/issued 21/12/00.', tiny tone. Extremely rare

     

    Lot 114
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    Postal Cards: 1905 1d+1d Rose reply card (Stieg P31, HG28) unused

     

    Lot 115
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    Postal Cards: 1908 Visit of American Fleet 1d & 1d (Stieg P33-34, HG 30-31), minor blemishes, unused

     

    Lot 116
    Estimate: $200

    Postal Cards: 1908 Visit of American Fleet 1d and 1d (Stieg P33-34, HG 30-31), used locally and to Switzerland respectively, scuffs on 1d, both appear to have used on 2.9.08

     

    Lot 117
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Envelopes: 1892 1d Brown [size c] and 2d Pink uprated d + 1d or d to same addressee in Berlin in 1893 (18 Dec), Stieg B7,8a, HG B5,7, fine pair

     

    Lot 118
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Envelopes: 1892 1d Pale Carmine error of colour (Stieg KB14, HG B6) fine used in 1892 (8 Oct) to North Melbourne, framed 'UNCLAIMED AT NORTH MELBOURNE' (both sides) and 'NOT KNOWN BY/LETTER CARRIER/NORTH MELBOUBNE', circled 'T2d' in red manuscript, reverse backstamped, mss. Gone away', red DLO datestamp

     

    Lot 119
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Envelopes: 1892 1d Carmine error of colour (Stieg KB14, HG B6) used in 1892 (17 Oct) to Portland, surprisingly not taxed, unclaimed and returned with associated markings

     

    Lot 120
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    Envelopes: 1901 without 'STAMP DUTY' 1d Rose and 2d Violet used to same addressee in Germany in 1901 (15 or 16 May), first uprated with bantam d (3), latter with a single, the 2d with framed 'TOO LATE', and endorsed on flap '... S.M.S. Hansa.'

     

    Lot 121
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    PTPO Envelopes: 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 122
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    PTPO Envelopes: 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, HG KB5a,b), fine (2)

     

    Lot 123
    Estimate: $300

    Registered Envelopes: 1887 4d Pale Rose-Red curved flaps [size a] used with flap open (and piece affixed to back) in 1891 (27 Feb) to Richmond with 1d postcard cut-out tied by indistinct belt buckle datestamp, framed 'REGISTERED' alongside, manuscript lines over impression

     

    Lot 124
    Estimate: $150

    Registered Envelopes: 1893 3d Rose-Red on cream [size a] (Stieg C8, HG C8) 'REGISTERED' panel 52mm long, used 1894 (5 Jun) Melbourne to UK uprated with 5d to pay -1oz rate

     

    Lot 125
    Estimate: $200

    Registered Envelopes: 1893 3d Rose-Red on white 'Double impression, one albino' [size a] (Stieg C8h variety, HG C8a) on horizontally laid paper, insignificant tone, unused

     

    Lot 126
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $140

    Registered Envelopes: 1893 3d Rose-Carmine on white, [size b] (Stieg C8m, HG C8b) used 1897 (13 Oct) Hochkirch to Boise, Idaho, USA, nibbled lower right corner, fine appearance. Scarce

     

    Lot 127
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Registered Envelopes: 1893 3d Pale Rose-Red on white [size b], (Stieg C8h, HG C8a) used 1901 (13 Aug) Bendigo to France uprated with 2d blue, embossed defaced with pen strokes

     

    Lot 128
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $420

    Postal History: 1860 (12 Jun) outer entire to Locarno (Switzerland) bearing rouletted 6d Queen-on-Throne, perforated 1/- Octagonal and 2/- 'Woodblock' tied by individual BN '173' of Daylesford (backstamped), on front datestamps of Melbourne, London and Calais, 'PD' in red oval, reverse with French weight cachet initialled, Basel TPO, etc, entire repaired. Rare franking

     

    Lot 129
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $950

    Postal History: 1878 (28 May) use of 1d Violet on Pale Buff Postal Card (Stieg P2-c, HG 2-b)used Melbourne to Carlton showing superb strike of the extremely rare 'POSTED AT/ NEWSPAPER SLIPS' framed handstamp

     

    Lot 130
    Estimate: $500

    Postal History: 1891 (14 Sep) use of New Dundas Tramway Co envelope Hobart to Melbourne underfranked at 2d only and showing superb handstruck 'Deficient Postage/Fine', mss. '2/2 } 4d to Pay', and Postage Due 4d affixed and tied by 'L.C.2./SE 15/91' datestamp. Ex Purves, Askeland

     

    Lot 131
    Estimate: $75

    Postal History: 1892 (31 May) 'CHIEF SECRETARY' Frank, fair strike in violet on envelope for the 'Exhibition Trustees,/Exhibition Building Melbourne', crease, small tear

     

    Lot 132
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    Postal History: 1892 (26 Jul) use of Envelope 2d Carmine-Rose [size c], (Stieg B8a, HG B7) registered to U.K. from Wm Ackland, uprated with 1d (4 different inc 1d Postal Fiscal) and 2d tied by oval 'POST AND TELEGRAPH/SOUTH YARRA' belt buckle datestamps, circled 'R' and London registered datestamp on face

     

    Lot 133
    Estimate: $200

    Postal History: 1905 (23 Feb) use of Envelope 1d Vermilion-Pink Die II (Stieg B13, HG B10a) used Melbourne to Valparaiso, uprated with 1d, backstamped Montevideo (3 Apr) and Valparaiso (partial), light toning. Rare destination

     

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