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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KING GEORGE V ISSUES, SINGLE WATERMARK, 2D

    Lot 304
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    Estimate: $170 Purchase Price : $152

    2d Orange Punctured 'OS' variety 'Watermark Inverted', large part slightly toned OG. BW 95b(a), cat AU$400

     

    Lot 305
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    2d Orange Punctured 'OS' variety 'Watermark Inverted' five used examples all with dated cancellations, couple of short perfs otherwise fine. BW 95b(a), cat AU$500 (5)

     

    Lot 309
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    2d Orange Electro 1 variety 'Cracked Electro Vertically Through Right Side' (1R34), an early state showing crack extending from bottom frame to emu only, very fine used. BW 95(1)l, cat AU$600

     

    Lot 312
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    Estimate: $1,750 Purchase Price : $1,573

    2d Orange Electro 2 Harrison imprint block of 4, L60 with variety 'Thin Left Frame and Flaw on Kangaroo's Leg', full OG with stamps MUH, two small tone spots on reverse of L60. BW 95(2)z, cat AU$2750

     

    Lot 314
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    Estimate: $2,000 Purchase Price : $1,748

    2d Orange Harrison imprint pair, very fine MUH, imprint 6.25mm below stamps and therefore believed to be Electro 4, but not showing the associated flaws on L60 and R55. BW 95(4)z, cat AU$3000 for a hinged block of 4

     

    Lot 317
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    2d Orange Electro 6 variety 'Retouched GE of POSTAGE' (6R36), centred lower right, part OG and somewhat heavily hinged. BW 95(6)h, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 323
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    Estimate: $900 Purchase Price : $787

    2d Orange unlocated variety 'Cracked Electro Through Right Wattles to L of AUSTRALIA', large part OG, few small tone spots on gum, fine appearance and very rare. BW 95(U)o, cat AU$1250

     

    Lot 324
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    2d Red 'Tin Shed Flaws' range of 14 used stamps mounted on page, including a number of prominent examples, mostly very fine. (14)

     

    Lot 325
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    Estimate: $1,300 Purchase Price : $1,165

    2d Red Punctured 'OS' variety 'Watermark Inverted' very fine large part OG with trace of hingeing. BW 96b(a), cat AU$2000

     

    Lot 326
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    2d Red Punctured 'OS' variety 'Watermark Inverted' horizontal pair cancelled Sydney cds 6 AU 23 centred left and fine used, a scarce multiple. BW 96b(a), cat AU$600

     

    Lot 327
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    2d Red Punctured 'OS' variety 'Watermark Inverted and with variety 'White Spot in Top Left Corner' (Electro 12, L33) fine used, a scarce combination. BW 96(12)b(a)I

     

    Lot 330
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    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    2d Red Electro 11 variety 'Retouched Nose' (11R10) left unit in horizontal strip of 3 reinforced with hinges, toned gum and one unit with vertical crease, but rare. BW 96(11)i, cat AU$2500+

     

    Lot 332
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    2d Red Electro 11 variety 'Retouched Nose' (11R10) punctured 'OS' and with 'Watermark Inverted', small tear in top margin otherwise fine used and probably a unique combination. BW 96(11)a(i), cat AU$300++

     

    Lot 334
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    2d Red Electro 12A variety 'Recut 2 at Right and Broken Top to Crown' (12AR54), couple of slightly short perfs otherwise fine used and cancelled Port Lincoln (SA) cds, 3 MR 24. BW 96(12A)j, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 335
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    Estimate: $2,500 Purchase Price : $2,214

    2d Red Electro 14 variety 'Retouched Face' (14L12) in block of 4 (14L5-6/11-12), large part OG with variety unit MUH, very fine and rare. BW 96(14)e, cat AU$3000+

     

    Lot 336
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    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    2d Red Electro 14 variety 'Retouched Face' (14L12) used with tiny thin on reverse, cancelled Moyhu (Vic) cds dated 26 AU 23. BW 96(14)e, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 337
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    Estimate: $6,000 Purchase Price : $5,359

    2d Red Electro 16 variety 'Large White Flaw in Left Value Tablet' (16L4) large part OG, with horizontal crease across upper part of stamp not visible on face. An extremely rare variety in red, this is thought to be the only recorded mint example, and a major KGV rarity. Also a fine used example of State I of the same position (identified by a small white dot below loop of right-hand '2'. BW 96(16)f, cat AU$9750 (2)

     

    Lot 338
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    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    2d Red Electro 16 horizontal pair L55-56 Punctured 'OS' showing first states, MUH (L56 with large gum thin), L55 with corner selvedge (large gum thin at top) showing early stage of weak right frame and with double perf in lower margin, and L55 used (centred lower left and with blunt corner) showing advanced stage of 'Right Frame Missing'. A good trio despite faults. BW 96(16)l, cat AU$3500+ (4)

     

    Lot 339
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    Estimate: $2,500 Purchase Price : $2,214

    2d Red Electro 16 variety 'Lower Frame Missing Under TWO PENCE' similar to 16L58 and 59, but with different associated flaws and with line watermark at right. Short light diagonal crease in lower right corner otherwise fine used. This is the only recorded example and is the stamp referred to in the footnote in the catalogue. BW cat for 16L58/59 AU$3500

     

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