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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, GENERAL

    Lot 86
    C ]
    Estimate: $1,200T Purchase Price : $1,049

    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 87
    LIT ]
    Estimate: $20,000 Purchase Price : $17,475

    1854 Original Contract of J.S. Campbell & Co. for the printing of 500,000 each of the 1d and 3d Half-Lengths and 2,000,000 2d Queen-on-Throne. Attached to the contract is the bond signed by James S. Campbell, James Fergusson and Rudolph Hackmann, and a specimen of the gummed paper to be used for printing the stamps signed by the same gentlemen. A highly important and unique document. With Rodney A. Perry Certificate of Opinion (2006)

      

    Lot 88
    O ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1854 Woodblock 2/- Dull Bluish-green on Pale Yellow Imperf from top of sheet, huge margins three sides, thinned at base

     

    Lot 89
    O ]
    Estimate: $80T Purchase Price : $70

    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 90
    SOLD
    (*) ]
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1859 Woodblock 2/- Dull Bluish-green on Pale Yellow Perf 12 by Robinson, couple of small perf faults and no gum, a rare stamp. SG 82, cat 650

     

    Lot 91
    C ]
    Estimate: $12,000 Purchase Price : $10,485

    1860-66 6d Orange Beaded Oval used on 1860 (25 Oct) cover from Melbourne to Hong Kong tied by Barred numeral '1', endorsed 'pr "Behar" via Ceylon', and with Hong Kong arrival backstamp (DE 11 60). Light horizontal filing fold, small stain at top right on reverse, and small repaired tear at top, but of very fine appearance. A very rare stamp on cover, with perhaps only seven or eight known, this being one of the finest, with the added attraction of the despatch date representing the day on which the stamp was first delivered into stock, and thus this cover is the first day of use

     

    Lot 92
    (*) ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1866 Laureates 3d Lilac Watermark Single-lined '8' centred top right and no gum, however a very scarce stamp. SG 118, cat 250

     

    Lot 93
    SOLD
    * ]
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1867-81 Laureates Wmk V over Crown (V1) 8d Red-brown on Pink Perf 13, light horizontal crease, otherwise fine with large part OG. SG 137c, cat 100

     

    Lot 94
    SOLD
    S/* ]
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $700

    1884-1900 Stamp Duty Designs optd italic 'Specimen.' (Type 24b), with small-size d Pink, 1d Green, 1d Reading design (2, one on pink paper), 2d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 8d, 1/-, 1/6d Orange, 2/- Green on Green, and large-size 2/6d, 3/- Drab, 4/-, 5/- Claret on Yellow, 6/-, 10/- Green, 15/-, 1, 1/5/-, 1/10/-, 2 and 45/-. All part OG, some with paper adhering to reverse, and generally better than usually seen (26)

     

    Lot 95
    SOLD
    CTO ]
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $360

    1884-1900 Stamp Duty Designs 3/- Drab, 4/-, 5/- Rosine, 6/-, 10/- Green, 15/-, 1, 1/5/-, 1/10/-, 2, 45/- CTO with MELBOURNE cds with blank base, various dates. 3/- to 1/5/- no gum, 1/10/-, 2 and 45/- part OG with some adhesions (11)

      

    Lot 96
    O ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1884-1900 Stamp Duty designs range of postally used on hagner, with 1d Bistre (5), 6d Blue, 1/- Deep Blue on Blue (2), 1/- Blue on Lemon (3), 1/6d (2), 2/-, 3/- Maroon on Blue, 3/- Drab (2), 4/- (2), 5/- Claret on Yellow (3), 5/- Rosine, 6/-, 10/- Green (2), 15/-, 1, some numeral cancellations, a few faults but a useful group (28)

     

    Lot 97
    * ]
    Estimate: $1,100 Purchase Price : $991

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Watermark V over Crown (V1) Perf 12 1 Reddish-orange on Yellow very fine with large part OG. SG 262b, cat 900

     

    Lot 98
    * ]
    Estimate: $800 Purchase Price : $699

    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 99
    * ]
    Estimate: $175 Purchase Price : $158

    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 100
    * ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    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 101
    SOLD
    * ]
    Estimate: $325 Realised Price : $320

    1884-96 Stamp Duty Watermark V over Crown (V2) 6/- Pea-green, part OG and heavily hinged, fine appearance. SG 271, 300

     

    Lot 102
    * ]
    Estimate: $170 Purchase Price : $152

    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 103
    SOLD
    S/* ]
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $190

    1884-92 Naish Stamp Duty Watermark V over Crown (V2) 2/6d Yellow handstamped italic 'Specimen.' (Type 24b) variety 'Double Handstamp', large part OG, fine and rare

     

    Lot 104
    SOLD
    S/*/(*) ]
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $300

    1885 Naish Stamp Duty Designs d, 1d, 2d, 4d, 6d, 8d and 1/- optd diagonal sans-serif 'SPECIMEN' (Type 20), 6d no gum, others part to large part OG, 1d with small stain, a scarce group (7)

     

    Lot 105
    SOLD
    S/(O) ]
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $1,000

    1901-02 range of CTO stamps for U.P.U. Distribution with additional 'ULTRAMAR' handstamp in blue as applied to stamps sent from Lisbon to Portuguese Colonies, comprising 1901 d, 2d, 4d, 6d, 1/-, 2/- and 5/- No 'POSTAGE', 1901-02 1d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 9d 'POSTAGE', and 1901 Stamp Duty 1d Olive. All no gum, otherwise very fine (13)

     

    Lot 106
    SOLD
    ** ]
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1905-13 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Perf 12 x 12 2d Bright Mauve vertical strip of 5 from top right corner of sheet variety 'Double Perforation' caused by additional strike of comb in right selvedge, very fine MUH

     

    Lot 107
    SOLD
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Thin Pre-gummed Paper Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine block of 10 (2 x 5) from top left corner of sheet punctured 'OS' and showing variety 'Double Perforation' down left side. Perforations reinforced in selvedge otherwise very fine with stamps MUH

     

    Lot 108
    SOLD
    ** ]
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1912 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Thin Pre-gummed Paper Perf 12 x 12 5d Dull Reddish-brown corner block of 12 from lower right corner of sheet, superb MUH. SG 422c, cat 156+

     

    Lot 109
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1912 'ONE PENNY' on 2d 1912 (Jul-Aug) commercial intrastate usages for postcard and letter rates, the primary purposes for the stamp issue, underrated (2)

     

    Lot 110
    SOLD
    ** ]
    Estimate: $160 Realised Price : $120

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5) Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine block of 12 with CA monogram and block of 4 with JBC monogram, few very minor gum bends otherwise superb MUH (16)

     

    Lot 111
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    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 112
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $280 Purchase Price : $245

    1912 Watermark V over Crown (V5), Comb Perf 12 x 12 1d Rose-carmine strip of 12 from base of sheet with 'CA' and 'JBC' monograms, showing break in marginal rule under units [6-7], perfs split at centre otherwise fine, with only one unit hinged. BW V52z/za (2004), cat AU$660

     

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