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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAGE DUES

    Lot 287
    Estimate: $4,000

    1902-04 Wmk Crown over NSW 10/- Dull Green, BW D50, cancelled with faint (though still discernible) impression of Parcels Branch datestamp in violet. Commercially used examples are rare, with only a few known

     

    Lot 288
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $400

    1902-04 Wmk Crown over NSW 10/- Dull Green, overprinted 'SPECIMEN', BW D50x. Fresh unmounted and rare in this condition

     

    Lot 289
    Estimate: $1,250

    1908-09 Stroke after Value 2/- Dull Green, BW D73, SG D60, fine mint example

     

    Lot 290
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $2,300

    1909-10 Wmk Crown over Double-lined A Thick paper 1d Rose-Red and Green, single line perf 11, BW D79a, SG D74, indelible pencil cancel. A very rare stamp, not to be confused with the common 1d perf 11 on Thin paper

     

    Lot 291
    Estimate: $1,000

    1913-21 Wmk Crown over Double-lined A Thin Paper 1 Scarlet and Pale Yellow Green, SG D87. A well centred example of this scarce stamp

     

    Lot 292
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $2,600

    1931-37 C of A Wmk 1d Carmine and Yellow-Green perf 11, marginal pair with error 'IMPERFORATE (VERTICALLY) AT RIGHT', BW D115b, cancelled by 7th Australian Philatelic Exhibition hexagonal datestamp. Three horizontal pairs are known

     

    Lot 293
    Estimate: $10,000 Realised Price : $8,000

    1931-37 C of A Wmk 6d Carmine and Yellow-Green perf 11, 'JOHN ASH' (N over N) imprint block of four showing variety ' "RA" of AUSTRALIA joined', lower units unmounted, BW D120z. Superb and very fresh

    One of the rarest imprints of Australia, with only four imprint blocks of four known

     

    Lot 294
    Estimate: $1,000

    1946-57 Redrawn Value Plates 1d, 'By Authority' imprints, one block of four with Plate No. 1 (without dashes) and one block of eight with Plate No. -1- (with dashes), BW 130z,za, lower units unmounted

      

    Lot 295
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,200

    1946-57 Redrawn Value Plates 7d, 'By Authority' imprint block of four (imprint largely burnished) showing portion of Plate No. 2, BW D136za. A great rarity with only two examples known, both of which show the same partial Plate No. only

     

    Lot 296
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,900

    1953-59 New Value Plates 1/- Carmine and Deep Green, gutter block of four from the top of the sheet showing Plate No. -1- with dashes, BW D139z. A great rarity, with only two examples known

     

    Lot 297
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $1,900

    1953-59 New Value Plates 2/- Carmine and Deep Green, BW 140C, SG D130a, 'By Authority' imprint block of eight, BW D140Cz. A very rare imprint in this distinctive shade and the first example offered by us

     

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