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    Online General Sale No. 68

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    Lot 214
    */O ]
    Estimate: $900Starting Price: $675

    1850-1912 mostly used collection on Seven Seas leaves, imperf including Half-Lengths (6), 6d Too Late and 1/- Registered, Woodblocks with 6d serrated perf and 2/- Green mint (faults), later issues with some better including Beaded Oval 6d Orange, Laureate 5/- Blue on Yellow, 5 to 9 bicoloured Stamp Duties fiscally used, Charities 1897 (mint) and 1900 (used), KEVII 1 and 2 used, plus Postage Due d to 5/- Brown and Blue and Red and Green sets. Mixed condition (168)


    Lot 215
    C ]
    Estimate: $800TStarting Price: $600

    2d Lilac-mauve Half-length, First State of Die (just touched at lower right), used on 1850 (4 Apr) outer addressed to Melbourne and tied by manuscript pen line, believed to have been applied at Fyansford. Five covers bearing this stamp are recorded. With 2006 RPSV Certificate


    Lot 216
    O ]
    Estimate: $140Starting Price: $105

    1850-53 Half-lengths 2d Dull Brownish-lilac Fourth State of Die very fine from left side of sheet with margins all round and showing portion of adjoining unit at top, short scissor cut at top right between units, an attractive example rarely found in this quality


    Lot 217
    O ]
    Estimate: $60TStarting Price: $46

    1854 Woodblock 2/- Dull Bluish-green on Pale Yellow Imperf horizontal pair with clear margins but with vertical and horizontal creases, scarce in multiples. SG 35, cat 380+


    Lot 218
    (*) ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1855-56 2d Queen-on-Throne Campbell & Fergusson Printings 2d Lilac (Stone A) lettered 'TX' (No. 19), unused with smallish margins touched at top right and along base, and with mark at centre left, however scarce. SG 36, cat 600


    Lot 219
    O ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1857 6d Orange Woodblock, one showing roulettes on three sides produced by the single-line cutter employed at the G.P.O. (cancelled BN 54 of Kilmore), one rouletted 7-9 on three sides by Calvert (cancelled BN 1 of Melbourne), and another serrated perf 18-19 by Calvert (cancelled BN 5 of Ballarat). A useful trio


    Lot 220
    * ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1884 Stamp Statute Watermark V over Crown (V1) (sideways) 1/- Deep Blue on Blue Perf 12, light horizontal bend, otherwise fine with part OG. SG 224c, cat 250


    Lot 221
    O ]
    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    1884 Lithographed Stamp Duties 5 Rose-red, 6 Blue on Pink, 7 Violet on Blue, 8 Brownish-red on Yellow and 9 Yellow-green on Green fiscally used, all fine and free of the pinholes frequently seen on these stamps. SG 248-252, cat 950 (5)


    Lot 222
    O ]
    Estimate: $1,000Starting Price: $750

    1884 Lithographed Stamp Duties, a fiscally used range comprising 5 Rose-red (4), 7 Violet on Blue (9), and 8 Brownish-red on Yellow (9) fiscally used. A few with small faults including the usual pinholes, but many are fine examples of these scarce stamps. SG cat 4200 (22)


    Lot 223
    * ]
    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Watermark V over Crown (V1) 1 Reddish-orange on Yellow Perf 12, part OG, fine other than for a few tiny marks on back. SG 262b, cat 900


    Lot 224
    * ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Watermark V over Crown (V2) (sideways) 1/6d Bright Rose-carmine part OG, somewhat heavily hinged and with adhesions on reverse from previous mounting in illustrated album. SG 267a, cat 325


    Lot 225
    * ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Watermark V over Crown (V2) 3/- Drab, large part OG and fresh appearance, minor gum creasing. SG 268, cat 130


    Lot 226
    * ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Typographed Watermark V over Crown (V2) Perf 12 4/- Red-orange very fine with large part OG, small gum thin. SG 269, cat 130


    Lot 227
    * ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Typographs Watermark V over Crown (V2)(sideways) 4/- Red-orange part OG, some small black marks on reverse. SG 269. cat 150


    Lot 228
    * ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Typographed Watermark V over Crown (V2) (upright) 6/- Apple-green, small repaired tear at lower left, large part OG. SG 271a, cat 450


    Lot 229
    S/* ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1884-1900 Stamp Duty Wmk V over Crown (V2) Engraved 100 Aniline Crimson handstamped italic 'Specimen' (Type 24b) twice diagonally, very fine with large part OG and very lightly hinged, an exceptional example


    Lot 230
    * ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1884-92 Naish Stamp Duty Watermark V over Crown (V2) 2/6d Yellow, part OG slightly toned gum and heavily hinged. SG 292a, cat 140


    Lot 231
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $2,500Starting Price: $1,900

    1885 'STAMP DUTY' Overprint in Blue on 3d Yellow-orange Laureate marginal block of 9 from right of sheet, well-centred for this issue and with large part OG, four stamps MUH. The record multiple. This block was the subject of a recent article in Philately from Australia. SG 308, cat 630++


    Lot 232
    O ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $210

    1886-96 Stamp Duty range of fiscally used bicoloured high values, with 5 Pale Blue and Maroon (9), 6 Yellow and Pale Blue (6) and 9 Apple-green and Rosine (5). Mostly fine (20)


    Lot 233
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine strips of 12 from base of sheet (2) with 'CA' and 'JBC' monograms, from two different plates showing variations in the gaps in the marginal rule. One strip with three units thinned, both strips with slight toning in selvedge at right edge, otherwise fine with most units MUH. BW V52z/za (2004), cat AU$780+


    Lot 234
    S/* ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    Small group of italic 'Specimen' overprints (Types 24a or Type 24b) on Stamp Duty issues, comprising 1884-96 high value 3/- Drab, 4/-, 5/- Maroon on Yellow, 6/-, 10/-, 1884-85 Charles Naish Design 8d, 2/- and 2/6d, and 1886-96 1d, 2d, 4d, 6d and 1/-. All part to large part OG, couple with small perf faults, 10/- with paper adhesions on gum, however generally fine (13)


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