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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA

    Lot 239
    Estimate: $500

    1854-55 6d ("TOO LATE") Lilac and Green, SG 33, large to huge margins. Exceptional stamp

     

    Lot 240
    Estimate: $2,000

    1878 Emergency Printing 2d Dull Violet-Mauve on Lilac paper, SG 198, possibly the finest known used example. 2003 RPSV Certificate

     

    Lot 241
    Estimate: $5,000T

    1884 10 'STAMP DUTY' Die Proof in Deep Blue on pale blue paper without the letters 'J L'. One of two known in this state

     

    Lot 242
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $750

    1884-96 Wmk V over Crown (sideways) 'STAMP DUTY' 15/- Purple-Brown, SG 273, large part o.g. Scarce and under-rated

     

    Lot 243
    Estimate: $6,000

    1885-95 4d Lilac ERROR OF COLOUR, SG 300b, one of the finest mint examples of this great Colonial rarity, of which only five singles and two pairs are recorded, making this far rarer than the other comparable colour error of the Australian Colonies, the Western Australia 1879 2d. Provenance: Perry and initialled 'JRWP(urves)' lightly in pencil on reverse

     

    Lot 244
    Estimate: $600T

    1901-10 Wmk V over Crown Perforation 12 5/- Scarlet and Deep Blue, SG 398a, fresh mint block of four. Rare multiple

     

    Lot 245
    Estimate: $1,000T

    Postal History; 1849 entire letter to England with strike of 'PAID AT/HORSHAM' in red and backstamped 'HORSHAM/SE24/1849/PT PHILLIP' in black (earliest recorded date), rated in mss. '1/2' and corrected '11d' for carriage to Melbourne only, the 3d ship letter rate unpaid and '8' in black for GB private shipletter rate. Provenance: Perry, Kelly

     

    Lot 246
    Estimate: $500

    Postage Due: 1891 (30th Jul) underpaid cover Rutherglen to Melbourne, bearing Vic 1d orange-brown/pink pair (scarce on cover). Manuscript "1 def/1 fine}2" and "T2d to pay", with poor 'T in oval' struck twice, paid by 2d pale blue and brown-lake SG D3, cancelled by early use of boxed 'L.C.2 JL 31/91'. An attractive early postage due cover

     

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