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    THE PERICLES COLLECTION, KING GEORGE VI ISSUES, 1937-49 DEFINITIVES PERF 13X14, 6D KOOKABURRA

    Lot 540
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $360

    6d Kookaburra ''Ash'' imprint blocks of four (3), one showing crescent over perf pip, and two showing crescent retouched but with burnish marks apparent, BW 202bb,bc. A very scarce trio. Cat AU$550

     

    Lot 541
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $150

    6d Kookaburra 'Ash' imprint block of four showing crescent under perf pip, BW 202bd, lower units unmounted. Cat AU$150

     

    Lot 542
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $110

    6d Kookaburra marginal horizontal pair from Sheet A, R2/1-2, the left-hand unit showing variety 'Curl over I of AUSTRALIA ', BW 202d. A scarce variety, hinged in selvedge only. Cat AU$150+

     

    Lot 543
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $85

    6d Kookaburra marginal horizontal pair from Sheet A, L9/7-8, the left-hand unit showing variety 'Flaw on S of AUSTRALIA ', BW 202e. Few short perfs on normal stamp, variety fine and scarce. Cat AU$100+

     

    Lot 544
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $120

    6d Kookaburra horizontal pair from Sheet A, L9/7-8, the left-hand unit showing variety 'Flaw on S of AUSTRALIA ', BW 202e. Fine and scarce. Cat AU$100+

     

    Lot 545
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $3,000

    6d Kookaburra upper right block of four showing approx 50% of Plate No. '2', BW 202z, hinged in selvedge only. Very fine and a great rarity, being one of only two recorded blocks (the other also showing a similar partial number). Cat AU$5000

     

    Lot 546
    Estimate: $150

    6d Kookaburra 'Ash' imprint left corner blocks of four (3), two showing horizontal comb perforation from upper and lower sheets, one showing vertical comb perforation

     

    Lot 547
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $120

    6d Kookaburra 'Ash' imprint gutter block of eight showing perf pip under L7-8, BW 202zb, hinged in selvedge only. Fine. Cat AU$150

     

    Lot 548
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $2,100

    6d Kookaburra block of 32 from base of sheet showing 'Ash' imprint under left pane and 'No imprint' under right pane, BW 202zc, also variety 'Flaw on S of AUSTRALIA ' on L9/7. A few units hinged, and inked arrow on piece of hinge affixed at left barely detracts from this major KGVI rarity. Believed to be the only such piece from the 160-on issue to survive. Under-catalogued at AU$1250

     

    Lot 549
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $180

    6d Kookaburra 'No imprint' left corner block of four, BW 202zd, with perf pip. Cat AU$225

     

    Lot 550
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $140

    6d Kookaburra 'No imprint' gutter block of eight from upper sheet, BW 202ze, hinged on upper units and two small gum thins. Cat AU$225+

     

    Lot 551
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    6d Kookaburra 'No imprint' gutter block of eight, BW 202ze, with perf pip under L7-8, few small tone spots in selvedge, hinged in selvedge and on one unit only. Cat AU$225+

     

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