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    LAUREATES, TWO PENCE PLATE II

    Lot 369
    Estimate: $400

    Deep Ultramarine pos. [23 variety ‘WAEES’] early impression small even margins all round cancelled by indistinct numeral. SG 60a, Cat. £450

     

    Lot 370
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $2,100

    Indigo pos. [41] early impression unused with large margins showing framelines on three sides. A lovely example of a very scarce stamp, ex Ferrary. SG 61, Cat. £1400

     

    Lot 371
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $1,900

    Deep Prussian Blue pos. [2] worn impression unused, fine colour with good even margins all round showing complete framelines at top and right. SG 62, Cat. £1300

     

    Lot 372
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    Deep Prussian Blue pos. [3] worn impression unused, clear to good margins showing complete frameline at top. Tone spot at middle right just visible from front

     

    Lot 373
    Estimate: $750

    Deep Prussian Blue, SG 62, worn impression position [42] unused, vertical fault into design at top left and small black mark on face, still of fine appearance with good colour and small to good margins showing complete frameline at top
    [Note: Description and Estimate revised from that shown in the printed catalogue.]

     

    Lot 374
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $3,000

    Deep Ultramarine horizontal strip of four pos. [41-44] worn impression unused, good margins left and top, just cut into at right and touched at bottom left. Ironed-out vertical crease and small stain on [44], and small repaired tear in top margin of [41] just impinging on design. Fine appearance and a very important unused multiple. The largest recorded multiple of the 2d Plate II is a block of six in the Royal Philatelic collection. This strip is the only other unused multiple which can be traced; it was in the C.B. Donne collection in 1911, and later in the C.L. Pack collection. SG 62, Cat. £5200+

     

    Lot 375
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    Deep Ultramarine pos. [23 variety ‘WAEES’] worn impression good even margins all round cancelled by indistinct numeral. SG 62a, Cat. £450

     

    Lot 376
    Estimate: $300

    Deep Ultramarine pos. [23 variety ‘WAEES’] worn impression small to good margins showing complete frameline at right, cancelled ‘95’ of Brisbane. Small thin at top left corner

     

    Lot 377
    Estimate: $300

    Deep Ultramarine horizontal strip of three pos. [37-39] worn impression good to very large margins showing portions of units at base, cancelled indistinct numeral. SG 62, Cat. £330+

     

    Lot 378
    Estimate: $2,500

    2d Laureate Plate II early and worn impressions, reconstruction of the engraved plate of 50. The condition is far better than that usually seen with the large majority of stamps fine four-margin examples, with all printings represented, [23] being variety ‘WAEES’ and [42] showing small portion of imprint. Minimum SG Cat. £5000 (50)

     

    Lot 379
    Estimate: $1,250

    2d Laureate - the remainder of Plate II comprising Early Impressions (13, incl one pair) and Worn impressions (5). Also a Worn impression used on 1852 (30 Jan) entire from West Maitland to Sydney. All hand-picked examples with full margins and a very fine group. SG Cat £1760 (18 + 1 cover)

     

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