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    THE KEN BARELLI CLASSIC VICTORIA, 1850-59 HALF-LENGTHS, 1850-53 LITHOGRAPHED BY THOMAS HAM, FOURTH STATE OF DIES - VEILS ALTERED - VERTICAL DRAPES

    Lot 1143
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $3,000

    2d lilac-grey (seventh printing), SG 16, unused, full-margined, barely shaved at base. Rare unused. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 1144
    Estimate: $2,000

    2d lilac-grey (seventh printing), SG 16, unused part o.g. from base margin of sheet, full-margined, barely shaved at left, trifle soiled. Ex Pack, Forster, Perry

     

    Lot 1145
    Estimate: $3,000

    2d deep grey (seventh printing), SG 16a, unused, full-margined. An extremely rare shade unused. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 1146
    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $2,300

    2d deep grey (seventh printing) [24] showing prominent secondary cut-transfer affecting whole of right border, SG 16a, unused, full-margined from right margin of sheet, minute thin in upper right corner of that margin

     

    Lot 1147
    Estimate: $4,000

    2d deep grey (seventh printing), SG 16a, large-margined, portion of two adjoining units, boldly tied by Barred Oval '28' to 1852 (17 Mar) Official entire letter endorsed 'Police Office/Kyneton' to Melbourne, paying Inland Letter rate, backstamped Mount Macedon and Melbourne, latter unusually in green. Rare shade and proving cover. Ex Pack, Purves, Perry

     

    Lot 1148
    Estimate: $1,500

    2d brown-lilac (seventh printing), SG 16b, unused, full-margined, tiny thin top left. Ex Forster, Perry

     

    Lot 1149
    Estimate: $10,000

    2d in distinctive pastel grey shade (eighth printing), unused, full-margined. This shade not known used suggesting it may be of proof status. Unique. Ex Harvey, Perry

     

    Lot 1150
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,600

    2d cinnamon (eighth printing), SG 17, unused, full-margined except where barely shaved at base. Ex Harvey, Perry

     

    Lot 1151
    Estimate: $5,000 Realised Price : $6,000

    2d cinnamon (eighth printing), SG 17 and third state 1d dull orange-vermilion (SG 8), both full-margined, barely shaved at one point, tied by Butterfly '1' to 1851 (11 Apr) entire letter Melbourne to U.K. per 'Anglia', paying 3d Ship Letter rate. Rare franking. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 1152
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $2,700

    2d cinnamon (eighth printing), SG 17, strip of four in a deep shade, margins except at left base, fourth unit creased, cancelled Barred Oval '7' (The Glenelg). Ex Pack, Forster, Perry

     

    Lot 1153
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    2d cinnamon (eighth printing), SG 17, strip of four, full-margined, barely touched at two points, indistinct Butterfly cancel. Ex Pack, Forster, Perry

     

    Lot 1154
    Estimate: $6,000 Realised Price : $7,250

    2d drab (eighth printing), SG 17a, full-margined pair, tied by Barred Oval '2' to 1852 (6 Jul) cover Geelong to Sydney, paying 4d double Inland Letter rate although carried by sea as evidenced by Sydney Ship Letter backstamp. A superb and rare franking. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 1155
    Estimate: $750

    2d drab (eighth printing), SG 17a, unused, full-margined except where shaved at left base, faint wrinkles, small stain visible only on reverse. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 1156
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $3,000

    2d pale dull brown (eighth printing), SG 17b, remarkable unused large part o.g. with full sheet margin at right, portion of adjoining unit at left. Ex Boker, Perry

     

    Lot 1157
    Estimate: $4,000

    2d pale dull brown (eighth printing), SG 17b, full-margined, portion of adjoining unit at base, tied by Barred Oval '2' to 1852 (15 Sep) cover Geelong to Sydney, paying Inland Letter rate. Rare in this quality. Ex Perry

     

    Lot 1158
    Estimate: $5,000 Realised Price : $6,500

    2d pale dull brown (eighth printing), SG 17b, rejoined unused pair with large part o.g., full-margined, sheet margin at top, small thin in each. Ex Pack, Forster, Perry

     

    Lot 1159
    Estimate: $7,500 Realised Price : $5,750

    2d greenish grey (eighth printing), SG 17c, remarkable single showing portion of adjoining units three sides, tied by Barred Oval '2' to 1852 (30 Jan) cover Geelong to Melbourne. The finest quality Ham printing on cover extant. Ex Pack, Boker, Perry

     

    Lot 1160
    Estimate: $2,000

    2d olive-drab (eighth printing), SG 17d, full-margined except where barely touched lower right corner, portion of adjoining unit at top, tied by Barred Oval '1' to 1852 (20 Oct) cover Melbourne to Sydney, paying Inland Letter rate. Ex Purves, Perry

     

    Lot 1161
    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $4,000

    2d olive-drab (eighth printing), SG 17d, vertical strip of three in a rare deep shade, so uncharacteristic of an eighth printing as to suggest it may have been of trial nature, full-margined except at base where touched, crease in centre unit. The record multiple in this shade. Ex Purves, Perry

     

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