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    THE PERICLES COLLECTION, KING GEORGE VI ISSUES, 1937-49 DEFINITIVES PERF 15X14, 1D GREEN QUEEN ELIZABETH DIE II

    Lot 577
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $80

    1d Green QE and 2d Scarlet KGVI Die II pairs on two FDCs (1 AU 38), one cancelled at Yorketown (SA), the other registered from Sydney to New Zealand (2 covers)

     

    Lot 578
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1d Green QE Die II pairs on thin paper (3, one marginal), BW 182a. Cat AU$300

     

    Lot 579
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $180

    1d Green QE Die II block of four showing variety 'White face' (caused by ink stripping), BW 182cb, hinged on top units

     

    Lot 580
    Estimate: $70 Realised Price : $130

    1d Green QE Die II marginal strip of three showing variety 'White Face' (caused by ink stripping), BW 182cb, hinged in selvedge only

     

    Lot 581
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $4,600

    1d Green QE Die II Sheet B gutter block of eight showing approx 50% of Plate No. '1' with dots, BW 182z. Believed to be the only recorded example of this number. Very fine unmounted. Cat AU$4000

     

    Lot 582
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $3,000

    1d Green QE Die II Sheet B gutter block of eight showing approx 50% of Plate No. '4' with dots, BW 182zb. Tiny gum thin on one unit, hinged in selvedge only. Believed to be the only recorded example of this number. Cat AU$4000

     

    Lot 583
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $4,200

    1d Green QE Die II Sheet A gutter block of eight showing almost complete Plate No. '5' without dots, BW 182zc. Tone spot in selvedge otherwise fine unmounted. Believed to be the only recorded example of this number. Cat AU$5000

     

    Lot 584
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $2,300

    1d Green QE Die II Sheet A gutter block of eight showing almost complete Plate No. '6' without dots, BW 182ze. Superb unmounted and only several examples recorded. Cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 585
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1d Green QE Die II upper gutter block of eight showing an apparent offset of Plate No. '6' above the left-hand pip. Very unusual, hinged in selvedge only

     

    Lot 586
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $4,400

    1d Green QE Die II Sheet A gutter block of six showing approx 50% of Plate No. '12' without dots, BW 182zi. Very fine unmounted. Believed to be the only recorded example of this number. Cat AU$4000

     

    Lot 587
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $2,500

    1d Green QE Die II Sheet A gutter block of 12, BW 182zk, showing almost the whole of Plate No. '13' without dots. Very fine hinged in selvedge only, with only several examples recorded. Cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 588
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $600

    1d Green QE Die II Sheet A upper gutter block of eight showing complete Plate No. '14' without dots, BW 182zl. Light gum toning, with two units hinged. The most often seen plate number, with perhaps 8-10 examples known. Cat AU$600

     

    Lot 589
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $600

    1d Green QE Die II Sheet B gutter block of eight showing almost complete Plate No. '14' with dots, BW 182zm. Very fine, hinged in selvedge only, with perhaps 8-10 examples known. Cat AU$600

     

    Lot 590
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,150

    1d Green QE Die II lower left corner block of four, BW182zr, without imprint, showing perf pip in lower selvedge centrally between units (proving the block to be a surplus sheet from the coil plate with normal perforation). Two tiny tone spots, otherwise fine and much rarer than the similar blocks of the 2d KGVI. Cat AU$1500

     

    Lot 591
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    1d Green QE Die II block of 16 from base of sheet showing perf pip under units 7/8, untrimmed left selvedge and 'No imprint' (from surplus coil sheets with normal perforation), BW 182zr. A couple of units strengthened with hinges, still a very rare block in this format. Cat AU$1200+

     

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