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    The 2002 Rarities Sale





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    RARITIES SALE, AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KANGAROOS, THIRD WATERMARK

    Lot 54
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    3d Olive Die 2 on 1921 (2nd May) cover Darwin to USA. Rare stamp on cover paying oz rate + d War Tax

     

    Lot 55
    Estimate: $750T Realised Price : $550

    6d Dull Dark Blue Die 2 - BW 19C on 1921 (25th June) registered cover Darwin to USA, transit and arrival datestamps. Very late usage of 6d Die 2 and seldom seen shade on cover Attractive example of 2d per oz + d War Tax + 3d registration

     

    Lot 56
    Estimate: $1,600T Realised Price : $1,400

    9d Violet Die IIB, lower left corner block of 25. Fresh unmounted. (Not illustrated)


    Lot 57
    Estimate: $1,600T Realised Price : $1,700

    9d Violet Die IIB, lower right corner block of 25. Absolutely superb

     

    Lot 58
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $2,200

    9d Violet Die IIB, 'T.S. HARRISON' two-line imprint block of ten showing the state before substitution on unit [48] - flaw in lower left corner, BW 27Za

     

    Lot 59
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $675

    2/- Deep Brown unmounted

     

    Lot 60
    Estimate: $2,000T Realised Price : $2,100

    2/- Brown strip of three + 3d Olive single and Die 2 and I pair on large part of black/red 'STATE PARCEL POST' label tied by 'DUAPINGA/11JA21' datestamp. Few perforation faults as to be expected This is the first example of multiple use on "cover" of 2/- Brown we have seen

     

    Lot 61
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $575

    5/- Grey-Black and Chrome unmounted

     

    Lot 62
    Estimate: $3,000T Realised Price : $2,800

    5/- Grey & Yellow, upper right corner block of four with varieties on [5] 'Broken tail' and 'Ears joined', [6] 'Elongated tail', [11] 'Flaw above left ear' and [12] 'Broken coast NSW'. Very fresh unmounted mint block hinged in margin only. Superbly centred

     

    Lot 63
    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $2,800

    10/- Grey and Deep Aniline Pink watermark inverted (BW 48a) unmounted. A mounted example realised $3600+ at a Melbourne auction earlier this year

     

    Lot 64
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $950

    1 Chestnut and Blue, unusual blue inking flaws at left

     

    Lot 65
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $1,600

    1 Purple-Brown and Blue

     

    Lot 66
    Estimate: $12,500 Realised Price : $13,000

    1 Brown and Blue, single with large part of 'T.S. HARRISON' imprint. [Another example in Australia Post Archival collection is a reconstructed single. Apart from the complete imprint block of four, this is the only other known imprint piece]. RARE

     

    Lot 67
    Estimate: $3,000T Realised Price : $2,500

    1 Brown and Blue opt SPECIMEN type B, vertical pair, lower unit showing 'Broken tail on kangaroo'. Very fresh unmounted mint. Rare multiple, with only a handful of pairs seen.

     

    Lot 68
    Estimate: $700T Realised Price : $575

    1 Grey, neatly CTO at Melbourne, full unmounted mint and well centred. Premium stamp

     

    Lot 69
    Estimate: $2,000T Realised Price : $3,000

    1 Grey + Macarthur 2d and 9d + KGV d on 1934 (Nov) photograph container label for HRH The Duke of Gloucester Official Photographs being sent to 'The London News Agency'. Outstanding example of the high denomination airmail

     

    Lot 70
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,250

    2 Grey-Black and Crimson, gum-bend, 1970 BPA Certificate

     

    Lot 71
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $2,000

    2 Purple-Black and Rose

     

    Lot 72
    Estimate: $25,000 Realised Price : $21,000

    2 Purple-Black and Rose 'T.S. HARRISON' imprint pair, BW 56za. Scarce. Well centred, fully perforated, with slight clip in bottom selvedge but the stamps unmounted mint

     

    Lot 73
    Estimate: $4,000T Realised Price : $3,000

    2 Purple-Black & Rose, block of four opt SPECIMEN type C, left hand units being C1a and right units C1 with shaved "P", lower units fresh unmounted mint, few blunt perfs. One of five blocks recorded

     

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