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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KING GEORGE V ISSUES, 1914-24 SINGLE WATERMARK

    Lot 166
    Estimate: $500T

    d Green, Singe-line Perf 14.2, cancelled in 1916 at Colac

     

    Lot 167
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $2,000

    Smooth paper 1d Carmine-Red Die II Single-line Perf, BW 70(1)f. A superb example of this rare stamp, cancelled at Warwick (Qld) 27 OCT 1914

     

    Lot 168
    Estimate: $500T

    Smooth paper 1d Dull Red, BW 71E punctured 'OS' block of four comprising Dies II (2) and I (2) tied to 1915 (11 Aug) registered Official cover (awkwardly sealed at right), used from Perth to Subiaco (W.A.) where unclaimed and with various related markings, including rare framed 'CALLED/Date/Time/SUBIACO'

     

    Lot 169
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    Smooth paper 1d Scarlet-Red, BW 71G punctured 'OS' block of four comprising Dies II (2) and I (2) tied to 1915 (31 Aug) registered Official cover Perth to Quairading (W.A.) where unclaimed and with various related markings, Quairading datestamp in violet

     

    Lot 170
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $850

    Smooth paper 1d Scarlet-Red, BW 71G, punctured 'OS' block of four with Thin "G" of "POSTAGE" and 'Colour flaw outside right frame opposite emu's neck', BW 71(2)k and m, tied to 1915 (15 Oct) registered Official cover Perth to Upper Swan (W.A.) where unclaimed and with various related markings, rare Swan datestamp (another on reverse)

     

    Lot 171
    Estimate: $650 Realised Price : $525

    Smooth paper 1d Pale Terra Cotta (Brick), BW 71Q, fine unmounted. 2003 Drury Certificate

     

    Lot 172
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    Smooth paper 1d Pink, BW 71T, fine unmounted. 2004 Drury Certificate

     

    Lot 173
    Estimate: $750T

    Smooth paper 1d Carmine-Rose and Large Multiple Wmk d Green punctured 'OS' together with South Australia 1d punctured 'SA' tied by Balaklava (S.A.) squared-circle on 1919 (17 Feb) Official cover to Pt Wakefield. Rare State/Commonwealth composition for the 2d -1oz letter rate plus d War Tax

     

    Lot 174
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $600

    Smooth paper 1d Brown-Red, BW 71W, tied by Ulverstone (Tas) cds on 1918 (22 Jul) cover to Forth, redirected to Ulverstone. A very scarce shade on cover

     

    Lot 175
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,500

    Smooth paper 1d Carmine-Red, BW 71Y, 'T.S.HARRISON' one-line imprint block of twelve, three units being Die II, the lower in completely merged state, BW 71(1)zh

     

    Lot 176
    Estimate: $1,500

    Smooth paper 1d Carmine-Red 'WATERMARK INVERTED', Plate 4 'T.S. HARRISON' one-line imprint block of eight with varieties 'Ferns', ' "RA" joined' and 'Kangaroo's tongue out', BW 71Y(4)n,zj. Very fresh, with five units unmounted

     

    Lot 177
    Estimate: $750

    Rough paper 1d Rosine, BW 72I, slight bend. Well centred. 2004 Drury Certificate

     

    Lot 178
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    Rough paper 1d Rosine, BW 72I, tied by Melbourne slogan cancel on 1918 (7 Mar) cover to Euroa (Vic). A very scarce shade on cover, particularly when not punctured for Official use

     

    Lot 179
    Estimate: $6,000 Realised Price : $5,750

    Rough paper 1d Orange-Brown (Red) punctured 'OS', BW 72S (G78), cancelled at Melbourne in October 1918. Less than 30 copies are recorded of which only one mint example is known. As always this shade is punctured 'OS' and is the rarest of KGV shades. 2004 Drury Certificate

     

    Lot 180
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,300

    1d Carmine-Red Die III, corner 'CA' Monogram block of eight, unusually not showing variety 'White flaw in lower frame at right', BW 75z, minor separation and pencil notes in selvedge, four units unmounted. Very fresh

     

    Lot 181
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $400

    1d Green with apparent cracked electro diagonally through kangaroo, tied by Wallaroo (S.A.) cds to 1924 (5 Mar) postcard. Unlisted BW

     

    Lot 182
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $950

    1d Green punctured 'OS', 'T.S.HARRISON' imprint block of eight, BW 88ba,z. A very rare imprint, fine and fresh unmounted

     

    Lot 183
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    3d Violet-Blue, block of four, variety 'Dry ink', BW 104c. Seldom offered

     

    Lot 184
    Estimate: $500T

    4d Pale Orange-Yellow, 'Line through "FOUR PENCE"', BW 110C(2)h, neat Registered Elizabeth St cds 23 MY 1918. Variety very scarce in this shade

     

    Lot 185
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,800

    4d Pale Orange-Yellow, 'CA' Monogram single, BW 110C(1)zc

     

    Lot 186
    Estimate: $750

    4d Lemon-Yellow, 'WATERMARK INVERTED', April 1916 datestamp. A fine example, very scarce postally used

     

    Lot 187
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $900

    4d Blue corner block of six, variety 'Deteriorated state of thin "FOU" of "FOUR" ', BW 112(2)ea, minor separation. A difficult positional piece

     

    Lot 188
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    4d Ultramarine Harrison plates, 'WATERMARK INVERTED', BW 113a, very scarce used, with Melbourne datestamp

     

    Lot 189
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1/4d Greenish Blue punctured 'OS', fresh unmounted mint marginal block of four. Provenance: Ex Australia Post Archival Sale

     

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