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    LAUREATES, THREE PENCE WMK 3

    Lot 440
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    Yellow-green pos. [21] small part original gum, with small margins all round. SG 87, Cat. £350

     

    Lot 441
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $340

    Yellow-green pos. [35] unused, with small margins all round. Fine appearance

     

    Lot 442
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    Yellow-green pos. [35] unused with small margins all round except just touched at lower left

     

    Lot 443
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $70

    Yellow-green pos. [31} small margins three sides and just cut into at left, cancelled fine Victorian Butterfly ‘1’ of Melbourne

     

    Lot 444
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $220

    Yellow-green pos. [37 variety ‘WACES’] large margins all round showing portions of adjoining units at top and right, cancelled ‘50’ of Albury. A fabulous example of this variety. SG 87a, Cat. £160

     

    Lot 445
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    Yellow-green horizontal pair pos. [37-38, former variety ‘WACES’] clear to small margins all round, cancelled ‘46’ of Gundagai (rated R). The cancellation covers the variety

     

    Lot 446
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $75

    Yellow-green vertical strip of 3 pos. [11/21/31] small margins all round, cancelled Sydney obliterator. A fine and unusual multiple. SG 88, Cat. £114+

     

    Lot 447
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $675

    Yellow-green block of four pos. [24-25/34-35] clear to small margins all round except just touched at upper right, lightly cancelled with indistinct numeral. Two tiny corner creases of no significance considering the rarity of this multiple, as no other used block of this stamp can be traced. Ex ‘Espana’ and ‘Manwood’. SG 88, Cat. £152+

     

    Lot 448
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $600

    Yellow-green horizontal strip of 6 pos. [42-47] small to good margins all round cancelled with ‘30’ of Camden. Remarkably fine and fresh and the largest recorded used multiple of this stamp, with 1982 BPA Certificate. Ex Steinway and ‘Manwood’. SG 88, Cat. £228+

     

    Lot 449
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    Yellow-green clear to small margins all round tied by Sydney obliterator on 1855 (27 Jan) outer to Melbourne, Sydney despatch and ‘SHIP LETTER/FREE/G.P.O. VICTORIA’ ds in red (JA 30 1855) on reverse. A scarce stamp in this condition on cover

     

    Lot 450
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    3d Laureate reconstruction of the engraved plate of 50 in Yellow-green shades including three pairs. The condition is much better than that usually seen with the large majority of stamps fine four-margin examples. SG Cat. approx. £1900 (50)

     

    Lot 451
    Estimate: $350

    3d Laureate - the remainder of the 3d Watermark Double-lined ‘3’ comprising 15 singles (one pos. [37] variety ‘WACES) and a pair, all selected four-margin examples (17). SG 88, Cat. £646

     

    Lot 452
    Estimate: $1,200

    Error of Watermark Double-lined ‘2’ clear top and right, just into at base and touched at places on left, cancelled Sydney obliterator. A presentable example of this rarity. SG 87b, Cat. £1600

     

    Lot 453
    Estimate: $1,800 Realised Price : $1,400

    Error of Watermark Double-lined ‘2’ small margins three sides and just clear at base, cancelled indistinct numeral. The watermark is centred very much to the lower right. One of the finest available examples of this error. Ex Schofield and ‘Hamilton’, with 1964 RPSL Certificate

     

    Lot 454
    Estimate: $5,000

    Error of Watermark Double-lined ‘2’ horizontal pair pos. [42-43] small margins two sides and clear or just touching at left and bottom, cancelled legible ‘6’ of St. Mary’s (rated RRR). A major New South Wales rarity in very fine condition. Two pairs are recorded of this error, of which this is by far the finer. It is probable that the pair offered here is the one first recorded as being shown at a meeting of The Philatelic Society of Australia in 1888, and was later in the C.L. Pack collection. SG 87b, Cat. £3200+

     

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