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    SPECIMEN STAMPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, PERKINS BACON ISSUES

    Lot 152
    Estimate: $10,000 Realised Price : $11,500

    1855 Wmk Large Star Imperforate, 1d Dark Green with portion of "Rowland Hill" ‘CANCELLED’. Close and touching all round. Ex Ginger, Napier, Griffiths and Jaffé. Cat £10000

    Six examples were prepared at the request of Ormond Hill in 1861, and presented to colleagues, including his uncle, Rowland Hill. Four examples of the 1d have been recorded from the vertical block of six, of which this is No. 1; No. 4 is in the Royal Philatelic Collection

     

    Lot 153
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $1,050

    1868-79 Wmk Large Star Perf 11½-12½ 4d Dull Violet, 6d Prussian Blue, 9d Bright Mauve, 1/- Red-Brown and 2/- Carmine optd Type 1 diagonally (except 1/- horizontal), 6d and 2/- with straight edges, and other small faults, still a rare group (5)

     

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