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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

    Lot 74
    Estimate: $750

    1854-55 Imperforate 4d Blue, SG 3a, close to huge margins (just touching at top right), showing spectacular pre-printing paper fold vertically through stamp, neatly cancelled with barred numeral '8'

     

    Lot 75
    Estimate: $2,000

    1854-55 Imperforate 4d Blue, SG 3a, horizontal pair with void grid cancel in red, close to large margins except at top left where just touching, right unit slight thinning. The only 4d pair we have seen cancelled in red

     

    Lot 76
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $800

    1857-64 Wmk Sideways 6d Grey-Black rouletted 7 to 14 and compound, SG 23, roulettes clearly evident, neatly cancelled. 2005 RPSL Certificate

     

    Lot 77
    Estimate: $2,000

    1861 Perkins Bacon Imperforate Proofs of 2d in Blue, 2d in Black, 6d in Dark Lilac, 6d in Black and 1/- in Dark Green on unwatermarked paper. An attractive group

     

    Lot 78
    Estimate: $50,000 Realised Price : $40,000

    1864-79 Wmk Crown CC 4d Carmine perf 12, the outstanding 'DOUBLE PRINT' variety, SG 56a, usual rough perfs

    A fine unused example of this great Western Australia rarity, with only a few recorded. 1974 RPSL Certificate. [An example offered in April 2005 realised AU$57,500]. Ex Robinson

     

    Lot 79
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    1882-85 Wmk Crown CA 1d Yellow-Ochre perf 12x14, SG 81, a very rare horizontal pair with numeral '8' cancel

     

    Lot 80
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $625

    1898-1907 Master Die Proof (stamp-size) in black on glazed card with blank value tablet, in the design used for 2d to 1/- values

     

    Lot 81
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $1,100

    1898-1907 2d Die Proof (stamp-size) in black on glazed card affixed to piece (slight creasing) from De La Rue's day book, endorsed 'Aug 25/240 leave' in black, and in red 'Oct 4th 1897/Repeat plate/No.2'. Attractive

     

    Lot 82
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $525

    1898-1907 Wmk W Crown A 2d Bright Yellow, SG 113, handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' in blue, very fresh unmounted

     

    Lot 83
    Estimate: $5,000 Realised Price : $4,800

    1902-11 Forgery of 1 Orange-Brown Die Proof on wove paper (62x49mm), signed 'Jean de Sperati'. [Rarer than the 2 Kangaroo Sperati Die Proof, one of which recently sold for AU$12000+]. The first example we have offered

     

    Lot 84
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $600

    1905-12 Wmk Crown over A (inverted) 9d Yellow-Orange perf 11, BW W52aa, SG 157b variety. An attractive used example with oval registered cancels

     

    Lot 85
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $800

    Postal Fiscal: 1882 Surcharge 'I.R./ONE PENNY' on 3d Lilac, postally used. Very rare

     

    Lot 86
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Postal Fiscal: 1882 Surcharge 'I.R./TWO PENCE' on 3d Lilac, scarce used block of four, unusually cancelled by Perth 'GPC/R' cancel in blue

     

    Lot 87
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $1,350

    Postal Fiscal: 1882 Surcharge 'I.R./THREE SHILLINGS' on 3d Lilac

     

    Lot 88
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $1,350

    Postal Fiscal: 1882 Surcharge 'I.R./SEVEN SHILLINGS/SIX PENCE' on 3d Lilac

     

    Lot 89
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $2,100

    Postal Fiscal: 1882 Surcharge 'I.R./TEN SHILLINGS' on 3d Lilac. Rare

     

    Lot 90
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $750

    Postal Fiscal: 1893 Watermark CA over Crown 7/6d Dull Purple, large part original gum

     

    Lot 91
    Estimate: $750

    Telegraph Stamps: 1886 1d Bistre perf 12 and 6d Lilac perf 14, large part original gum. Very scarce and seldom offered mint

      

    Lot 92
    Estimate: $1,250T

    Postal Card: 1909 (18 Jan) local Perth usage of 1908 1d Fleet Card (H&G 12), very slight ageing. Rare postally used

     

    Lot 93
    Estimate: $750

    1896 (9 Dec) registered cover to New Caledonia bearing Swan 1d, 2d and 2d tied by individual 'R' within ovals, transit Albany (11 Dec), Sydney (19 Dec) and Noumea (27 Dec) arrival datestamps, some soiling, still attractive tri-colour franking. Exotic destination

     

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