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

    Lot 175
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $625

    d Green Electro 2, 'JBC' Monogram, left corner block of four, BW 63(2)z, minor bends on one, hinged in selvedge only, stamps very fresh unmounted mint

     

    Lot 176
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $800

    d Green Electro 2, 'JBC' Monogram, right corner block of four, BW 63(2)zb, hinged in selvedge only, stamps very fresh unmounted mint

     

    Lot 177
    Estimate: $1,500

    d Green, prominent variety 'Crack through south west corner', BW 63(3)h. 2004 Drury Certificate

     

    Lot 178
    Estimate: $10,000 Realised Price : $7,500

    d Green Electro 6, 'T.S. HARRISON' two-line imprint block of four (with stop after printer) in the distinctive 'very Yellow ("CYPRUS") Green', BW 63(6)za, some separation and minor hinge strengthening at base. A very rare imprint

     

    Lot 179
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    d Orange Electro 6, 'WATERMARK INVERTED', 'T.S. HARRISON' imprint block of eight with varieties ' "Neckless" emu (retouch)', 'Retouch to crack through King's ear' and 'Eight wattles at right', BW 66a(6)h,z, very fresh with six units unmounted

     

    Lot 180
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $2,100

    Smooth paper 1d Scarlet Aniline Die II, 'Punctured "OS" Inverted "SO" ', BW 71(I)fb variety. Very rare as Die II. 2003 Drury Certificate

     

    Lot 181
    Estimate: $12,500

    Smooth paper 1d Orange-Red 'WATERMARK INVERTED' (G24) 'JBC' Monogram corner block of nine, BW 71Pa(3)zd, light hinge reinforcement in lower margin, slight crease on one unit and small tone on one. 2005 Drury Certificate

    One of the outstanding shade and monogram pieces of KGV philately

     

    Lot 182
    Estimate: $800T Realised Price : $850

    Smooth paper 1d Carmine-Red Die II/I se-tenant pair, BW 71V(1)fa, unmounted

     

    Lot 183
    Estimate: $4,500T

    Rough paper 1d Carmine punctured 'OS', 'Die I and II Substituted cliche' singles, BW 72C(2)ia,ja. Fine and rare duo

     

    Lot 184
    Estimate: $2,000T

    1d Red Die III, corner 'CA' Monogram strip of three, BW 75zb, tiny inclusion in selvedge, stamps unmounted

     

    Lot 185
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1d Scarlet (dry print giving coarse appearance), 'T.S. HARRISON' imprint block of eight with stop, showing Electro 21 variety 'Blurred flaw through "STR" of AUSTRALIA', minor separation, BW 89(21)p,z

     

    Lot 186
    Estimate: $650T Realised Price : $725

    1d Red 'WATERMARK INVERTED', the difficult 'No imprint' block of eight, BW 89azb. Very fine and fresh

     

    Lot 187
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $800

    2d Orange 'Cracked electro below "2" at right', BW 95(1)f, neatly cancelled

     

    Lot 188
    Estimate: $1,250

    2d Orange 'Cracked electro vertically through right side' (late state), BW 95(U)m, dated example 10 Jan 21. Very spectacular

     

    Lot 189
    Estimate: $750

    2d Red 'Cracked electro through left wattles (very late and pronounced state), BW 96(8)fa

     

    Lot 190
    Estimate: $8,000T Realised Price : $6,000

    3d Violet-Blue Die I horizontal marginal pair from base of the sheet, error 'IMPERFORATE THREE SIDES', BW 104b, SG 79a, left unit with light vertical crease, otherwise very fresh. Impressive KGV item

     

    Lot 191
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    4d Orange, variety 'Line through "FOUR PENCE"', BW 110(2)h, SG 22e

     

    Lot 192
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $950

    4d Lemon-Yellow Plate 2, 'JBC' Monogram single, BW 110(2)za, faint bend

     

    Lot 193
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    4d Lemon-Yellow Plate 2, 'CA' Monogram single, BW 110(2)zc, very fresh

     

    Lot 194
    Estimate: $3,500

    4d Lemon-Yellow Plate 2, corner 'CA' Monogram pair, BW 110D(2)zb. Rare

     

    Lot 195
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $950

    4d Lime-Yellow, BW 110E, hinge remain. Very rare shade. 2005 Drury Certificate

     

    Lot 196
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    4d Lime-Yellow, BW 110E, tiny airhole on watermark line. Very rare shade. 2002 Drury Certificate

     

    Lot 197
    Estimate: $15,000 Realised Price : $11,500

    4d Blue (Cooke Plates) punctured 'OS', Plate 2 'T.S. HARRISON' one-line imprint block of four, BW 112b(2)z, minor separation as always found on upper units, hinge strengthening in selvedge, otherwise fine and fresh

    One of the great KGV imprint rarities, very seldom offered

     

    Lot 198
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $1,300

    4d Ultramarine, unlocated variety 'White flaw on King's temple', BW 112U(d)

     

    Lot 199
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $480

    5d Chestnut Comb perf 14, 'WATERMARK INVERTED', BW 123a, superb used

     

    Lot 200
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $500

    5d Chestnut Comb perf 14, 'WATERMARK INVERTED', BW 123a. Fine

     

    Lot 201
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $850

    5d Chestnut Comb perf 14, 'JBC' Monogram pair, BW 123zb, showing the varieties 'Retouched N.E. corner (State III)' and 'Flawed "P" of PENCE'. Very fresh

     

    Lot 202
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $1,900

    5d Chestnut Smooth paper Comb perf 14 'T.S. HARRISON' imprint pair, small perf strengthening, otherwise fine and rare. Very few known

     

    Lot 203
    Estimate: $4,000

    1/4d Greenish Blue, 'T.S. HARRISON' imprint block of four, BW 128z, second line of imprint partially trimmed as often found, lower units unmounted

     

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