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    RARITIES SALE, AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA

    Lot 242
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $6,000

    1853 1d Blue, SG 2, unused with part o.g., attractive four-margined example. 1962 Diena Certificate

     

    Lot 243
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1855 Wmk Large Star 1d Carmine, SG 14, pair tapered in to slightly at right, close to large elsewhere (portion of adjoining unit at left), clearly cancelled '26'

     

    Lot 244
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $725

    4d Blue, SG 18, unused large part o.g., barely touched at right top, record margins elsewhere and most attractive. 1945 RPSL Certificate.

     

    Lot 245
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $1,400

    4d Blue, attractive block of six, slight crease in central units.

     

    Lot 246
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $9,500

    1857-69 Wmk double-lined numerals imperf 2d Slate-Green, SG 34, the remarkable marginal example showing ornate scrollwork (in yellow-green) in left margin, virtually full o.g., believed to be the only example outside The Royal Collection.

     

    Lot 247
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $2,200

    4d Pale Blue, SG 36, lightly cancelled strip of six (wmk inverted), small tear at junction of third and fourth units otherwise lovely quality with large portion of adjoining units at top and at right

     

    Lot 248
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $2,400

    1863-71 Perf 12 1d Brick-Red, SG 80, wonderful unused block of 12 with virtually full o.g.

     

    Lot 249
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $575

    1905-11 Wmk Crown over A 1d Rose-Red Wmk inverted, P11 with Post Office at left,'IMPERF AT RIGHT' between stamp and margin, SG 250a variety. Very fresh and rare.

     

    Lot 250
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $625

    2d Bright Reddish violet, SG 251fa, corner example, 'IMPERF AT BASE', unused.

     

    Lot 251
    Estimate: $750

    Postal History: 1879 (7th May) OPSO envelope (180x125mm) from Government House at Hobart to Elphin Road Launceston showing crowned 'FREE' in red, printed in blue 'Government House,/Tasmania' on reverse together with scarce code "A" arrival datestamp. The original Queen's Birthday Ball invitation card from Governor Weld is included. Outstanding exhibition items.

      

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