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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KING GEORGE V SIDEFACE ISSUES, SINGLE WATERMARK

    Lot 315
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    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $400

    d Pale Green Single-line Perf 14.2 cancelled Melbourne machine, small thin in top margin, otherwise very good colour and appearance, with 2018 Drury Certificate

     

    Lot 316
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    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $65

    d Orange pair 7R52/58, lower unit variety 'S.W. Corner Shaved' (before appearance of Flaw on '2' at Left), BW 66(6)ra, upper unit before 66(7)p appeared, tied by Melbourne slogan to 1925 (2 Oct) cover to U.K., interesting technical item

     

    Lot 317
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $170

    1d Red small group of shades, with Smooth Paper Dull Red (71E), Rose with variety 'White Flaw under Neck (71K(4)h), Carmine-rose (71V), Aniline Carmine (71Z), Rough Paper Aniline Rose-red (72D), Carmine-red Punctured 'OS' (72P), Carmine-rose (72Q), and Die III Carmine-red (75A), and Deep Red (75B). All part to large part OG and generally fine, and all with Drury Certificates

         

    Lot 318
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    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    1d Red Smooth and Rough Papers duplicated used collection of shades and plate varieties arranged in stockbook, apparently based on a collection assembled for sale by S. Orlo-Smith in 1949, some additional stamps added and many of the scarcer shades no longer present, shade classification not guaranteed, but largely correct. Most listed plate varieties present, but no rusted or substituted cliches. Condition generally good to fine, and a good basis for expansion (382 stamps)

        

    Lot 319
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    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,700

    1d Red Smooth and Rough Paper heavily duplicated shade study arranged in two stockbooks, including Single Line Perf (40), the rarest shades are absent, and classifications not guaranteed but generally correct, with many scarcer shades present. Some mint stamps throughout, with many multiples, and in the G1-17 shades many plate varieties have been identified. Also an accumulation of Smooth Paper stamps arranged in date order for 1917-18. Inevitably a few stamps with faults, but condition generally good to fine, and a useful collection worthy of study (2600+ stamps)

         

    Lot 320
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    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $1,250

    1d Red accumulation of Smooth Paper and Rough Paper plate varieties arranged in stockbook, largely according to shade, many multiples and dated copies, largely used but there are a few mint including a couple of blocks. Shade classification not guaranteed, but a number of scarcer shades are present. There are no rusted cliches, but virtually all other listed (and a large number of more minor flaws) are represented, including five substituted cliches, and a number of examples of Thin 'G'. Condition largely good to fine, and a very useful accumulation worthy of close study (approx 630 stamps)

         

    Lot 321
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1d Red used range on hagners (Smooth and Rough Papers) incl single line perf (6), inverted watermarks (13), Die 2 (6), and a duplicated range of plate varieties, incl Die I and Die II (2) substituted cliches, and many of the other listed varieties. Also Large Multi Wmk Cooke printing U (with tear) and Harrison printing (6). Few small faults, mostly fine (154)

          

    Lot 322
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    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $575

    1d Red used accumulation, mostly Smooth Papers, partly sorted into envelopes, with large quantities of dated stamps and shades, some plate varieties, quantity identified as coil stamps, some on paper including some nice multiples, and a few fronts. Largely checked and unlikely to be many major finds, but a good lot for the specialist (1000s)

      

    Lot 323
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    Estimate: $400 Purchase Price : $350

    1d Red range of Die II stamps on hagners, mostly Smooth Paper shades, many plated, and including multiples in pair with Die I, and two with Watermark Inverted, a useful lot (112)

       

    Lot 324
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    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1d Carmine-red Die II tied to postcard by indistinct Kingscote (SA) squared circle ds

     

    Lot 325
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1d Smooth Paper examples of 'Tin Shed' flaws, one Die II, and generally fine (12)

     

    Lot 326
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $65

    1d Salmon-red Smooth Paper Die II, cancelled at Bendigo (Vic) in January 1915, very fine with 2010 Drury Certificate. BW 71C(1)f, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 327
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    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1d Reddish-pink (semi-surfaced) Smooth Paper (BW 71F) solo franking tied by Gisborne cds to 1915 (31 Aug) postcard to Upper Maffra West

     

    Lot 328
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $250

    1d Scarlet-red Smooth Paper pair and single on small piece cancelled at Adelaide, the pair being IV34/40, [34] prior to Rust flaw, and [40] variety 'Thin G', fine and a scarce combination. With 2018 Drury Certificate. BW 71G(2)l, cat AU$150++

     

    Lot 329
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    1d Deep Scarlet (Aniline) Smooth Paper (BW 71J) solo franking tied by Oxford Street cds to 1917 (5 Jan) postcard to Petersham

     

    Lot 330
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    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    1d Brownish-rose Smooth Paper, top marginal centred lower left and MUH toned gum, with 2016 Drury Certificate. BW 71M, cat AU$525

     

    Lot 331
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $85

    1d Crimson Smooth Paper Punctured 'OS' and variety 'Dry Ink', centred left and fine used. With 2018 Drury Certificate. BW 71Nca, cat AU$175+

     

    Lot 332
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1d Salmon Smooth Paper Punctured 'OS' large part OG, 'O' puncture damaged at top right. With 2016 Drury Certificate. BW 71Rbb, cat AU$600

     

    Lot 333
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    Estimate: $1,300 Realised Price : $1,000

    1d Deep Pink Salmon Eosin centred left and dated at Melbourne 2 DE 17. Very fine, with 2010 Drury Certificate. BW 71SA, cat AU$2250

     

    Lot 334
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1d Carmine-pink/Rosine Smooth Paper group (BW 71U) solo franking on 1918 (6 Mar) cover to Bung Bong (Vic) Railway Station, tied by Melbourne 'HELP TO WIN THE WAR' patriotic slogan cancel, also 1915 postcard from The Exchange (NSW) to Richmond (Vic) franked 1d Dull Red (semi-surfaced paper) solo (2)

     

    Lot 335
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    Estimate: $35 Purchase Price : $31

    1d Carmine-rose Smooth Paper (G30) used on 1918 (11 Jun) cover from Melbourne to Los Angeles, with 'PASSED' censor mark in blue, underpaid and with octagonal framed 'T/30c' and 'Postage due 6 cents' in violet, U.S. postage due apparently removed, but fine appearance

     

    Lot 336
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    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $210

    1d Carmine-rose Smooth Paper Die 2 Substituted cliche (IV/34), fine and cancelled at Melbourne 9 FEB 19. With 2010 Drury Certificate stating the stamp to be the Plum sub-shade. BW 71V(2)ja, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 337
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $105

    1d Carmine-red Smooth Paper, a spectacular example of a 'Tin shed' flaw, perf missing at top left corner, with 2018 Drury Certificate. BW 71Y variety

     

    Lot 338
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1d Carmine-red Smooth Paper punctured 'OS' unusual and scarce uprate of Victoria official stationery 1d envelope (with 'OS' in die) tied by Murtoa cds of 1923 (5 May), a novel consideration for inclusion in a Penny Red specialised collection

     

    Lot 339
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    Estimate: $380 Purchase Price : $338

    1d Rosine Rough Paper large part OG, several perfs at top toned, with 2016 Drury Certificate. BW 72I, cat AU$800

     

    Lot 340
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    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $550

    1d Damson Rough Paper Die 2 fine used, centred right and cancelled by '275' barred numeral, with 2010 Drury Certificate. BW 72K(1)f, cat AU$750

     

    Lot 341
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    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $2,300

    1d Damson Rough Paper with Watermark Inverted, centred right and very fine with machine cancel. With 2010 Drury Certificate. BW 72Ka, cat AU$1250

     

    Lot 342
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    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $320

    1d Damson Rough Paper punctured 'OS', very fine used with 2018 Drury Certificate. BW 72Kbb, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 343
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $130

    1d Carmine-rose Rough Paper with 'Watermark Inverted' very fine MUH. BW72Qa, cat AU$120+

     

    Lot 344
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $170

    1d Maroon Rough Paper Die 2, cancelled cds dated 11 APR 18 (an early date), fine and with 2010 Drury Certificate. BW 72R(1)f, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 345
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    Estimate: $220 Realised Price : $170

    1d Maroon Rough Paper variety 'Thin G' (IV/40), very fine used cancelled at Melbourne 22 JUL 18, with 2018 Drury Certificate. BW72R(2)l, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 346
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1d Carmine-red Single-line Perf Left Plate example (Pane III, No. 30) showing compartment line at right, fine used with Hobart machine cancel, and with 2013 Robert Vadas certificate confirming plating. Rare, BW prices the major catalogued Left Plate varieties at AU$2000 each

     

    Lot 347
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $105

    1d Scarlet-orange centred right otherwise fine used, a very scarce shade, with 2017 Drury Certificate. BW 89J, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 348
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    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $320

    2d Orange variety 'Cracked Electro Vertically Through Right Side' (Electro 1, R34), an early state showing no signs of the cracks above the emu, centred left otherwise fine used and very scarce. BW 95(1)l (formerly 95(U)r), cat AU$600

     

    Lot 349
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    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    2d Orange variety 'Cracked Electro Through Left Wattles' (Electro 8, R45), horizontal cut in right side of stamp. BW 95(8)ha, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 350
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    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    2d Orange Punctured 'OS' Watermark Inverted, dated examples centred lower right (2)

     

    Lot 351
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    2d Orange Punctured 'OS' variety 'Dry Ink' fine used. BW 95c, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 352
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    Estimate: $2,000 Purchase Price : $1,748

    2d Red Punctured 'OS' with Watermark Inverted, a horizontal pair from Electro 12, L21-22, L21 variety 'Crack over Emu's Head', and L22 variety 'Scratch over Kangaroo's Head and Through King's Hair'. Part toned OG, and a very scarce combination, with 2009 Drury Certificate. BW 96(12)ba(a), cat AU$4000 for watermark inverted alone with no premium for plate varieties

     

    Lot 353
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    2d Red variety 'Retouched Face' (Electro 14, L12), centred right otherwise a fine used example of this famous variety. BW 96(14)e, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 354
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    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,500

    2d Red variety 'Large White Flaw in Left Value Tablet' (Electro 16, L4) fine used and cancelled with Moonee Ponds (Vic) cds dated 19 DEC 23. A very rare variety, from a very small printing in Red made after printings in Red-brown had commenced, with 2017 Drury Certificate. BW 96(16)f, cat AU$3500

     

    Lot 355
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    Estimate: $25 Purchase Price : $21

    2d Red with Pre-Printing Paper Fold through crown and back of King's head to right value tablet, fine

     

    Lot 356
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $190

    3d Blue Mullett printing with prominent heavy shading at right, used with 1d Red and tied by Redcliffe (Qld) cds to near 1926 (9 Oct) registered cover to London, red 'rat's tail' label

     

    Lot 357
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    Estimate: $260 Realised Price : $220

    4d Lime Yellow cancelled 'REGISTERED/MELBOURNE' cds 19DE16, few perf tips at top toned, otherwise fine. With 2017 Drury Certificate

     

    Lot 358
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $340

    4d Ultramarine marginal from top of sheet CTO with BRISBANE cds very fine full gum and unhinged. BW 112we, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 359
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    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    4D Ultramarine solo franking on 'City Market Furnishing Stores' cover (central vertical crease) tied by Adelaide repeater of 1922 (23 Oct) to the less usual destination of Germany, an attractive alternative to the most often encountered U.S. destined covers

     

    Lot 360
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    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    4d Violet tied by slogan cancel (modified from British Empire Exhibition type) to 1925 (128 Oct) hand drawn airmail cover from Sydney to Melbourne

     

    Lot 361
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    Estimate: $10,000 Purchase Price : $8,738

    5d Very Dark Chestnut Comb Perf block of 4, very fine with large part OG and mounted on upper units only. The colour of this block is somewhat lighter than the catalogued 'Intensely Dark Brown' (BW 123F), but is nevertheless a very rare (and uncatalogued) shade. With 2012 Ceremuga Certificate

     

    Lot 362
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    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    5d Pale Chestnut Comb Perf variety 'Flawed P of PENCE with Additional White Flaw on Left 5 and in Lower Left Border' (BW 123vfa) used with d Green Large Multiple Wmk on 1919 (4 Sep) registered cover from Stock Exchange Melbourne to Ireland

     

    Lot 363
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    5d Bright Chestnut Rough Paper Punctured 'OS', centred left otherwise fine used and cancelled by Melbourne cds, 8 FEB 21. With 2017 Drury Certificate

     

    Lot 364
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $290

    1/4d Turquoise-blue pairs (2) and singles (5) with shades, all large part OG and fine, variable centring (9)

     

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