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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KING GEORGE V SIDEFACE ISSUES, SINGLE WATERMARK

    Lot 318
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    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    1d Red Smooth and Rough Papers duplicated used collection of shades and plate varieties arranged in stockbook, apparently based on a collection assembled for sale by S. Orlo-Smith in 1949, some additional stamps added and many of the scarcer shades no longer present, shade classification not guaranteed, but largely correct. Most listed plate varieties present, but no rusted or substituted cliches. Condition generally good to fine, and a good basis for expansion (382 stamps)

        

    Lot 321
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1d Red used range on hagners (Smooth and Rough Papers) incl single line perf (6), inverted watermarks (13), Die 2 (6), and a duplicated range of plate varieties, incl Die I and Die II (2) substituted cliches, and many of the other listed varieties. Also Large Multi Wmk Cooke printing U (with tear) and Harrison printing (6). Few small faults, mostly fine (154)

          

    Lot 323
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    Estimate: $400 Purchase Price : $350

    1d Red range of Die II stamps on hagners, mostly Smooth Paper shades, many plated, and including multiples in pair with Die I, and two with Watermark Inverted, a useful lot (112)

       

    Lot 325
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1d Smooth Paper examples of 'Tin Shed' flaws, one Die II, and generally fine (12)

     

    Lot 327
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    1d Reddish-pink (semi-surfaced) Smooth Paper (BW 71F) solo franking tied by Gisborne cds to 1915 (31 Aug) postcard to Upper Maffra West

     

    Lot 329
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    1d Deep Scarlet (Aniline) Smooth Paper (BW 71J) solo franking tied by Oxford Street cds to 1917 (5 Jan) postcard to Petersham

     

    Lot 330
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    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    1d Brownish-rose Smooth Paper, top marginal centred lower left and MUH toned gum, with 2016 Drury Certificate. BW 71M, cat AU$525

     

    Lot 334
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1d Carmine-pink/Rosine Smooth Paper group (BW 71U) solo franking on 1918 (6 Mar) cover to Bung Bong (Vic) Railway Station, tied by Melbourne 'HELP TO WIN THE WAR' patriotic slogan cancel, also 1915 postcard from The Exchange (NSW) to Richmond (Vic) franked 1d Dull Red (semi-surfaced paper) solo (2)

     

    Lot 335
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    Estimate: $35 Purchase Price : $31

    1d Carmine-rose Smooth Paper (G30) used on 1918 (11 Jun) cover from Melbourne to Los Angeles, with 'PASSED' censor mark in blue, underpaid and with octagonal framed 'T/30c' and 'Postage due 6 cents' in violet, U.S. postage due apparently removed, but fine appearance

     

    Lot 338
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1d Carmine-red Smooth Paper punctured 'OS' unusual and scarce uprate of Victoria official stationery 1d envelope (with 'OS' in die) tied by Murtoa cds of 1923 (5 May), a novel consideration for inclusion in a Penny Red specialised collection

     

    Lot 339
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    Estimate: $380 Purchase Price : $338

    1d Rosine Rough Paper large part OG, several perfs at top toned, with 2016 Drury Certificate. BW 72I, cat AU$800

     

    Lot 346
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1d Carmine-red Single-line Perf Left Plate example (Pane III, No. 30) showing compartment line at right, fine used with Hobart machine cancel, and with 2013 Robert Vadas certificate confirming plating. Rare, BW prices the major catalogued Left Plate varieties at AU$2000 each

     

    Lot 349
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    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    2d Orange variety 'Cracked Electro Through Left Wattles' (Electro 8, R45), horizontal cut in right side of stamp. BW 95(8)ha, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 350
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    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    2d Orange Punctured 'OS' Watermark Inverted, dated examples centred lower right (2)

     

    Lot 351
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    2d Orange Punctured 'OS' variety 'Dry Ink' fine used. BW 95c, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 352
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    Estimate: $2,000 Purchase Price : $1,748

    2d Red Punctured 'OS' with Watermark Inverted, a horizontal pair from Electro 12, L21-22, L21 variety 'Crack over Emu's Head', and L22 variety 'Scratch over Kangaroo's Head and Through King's Hair'. Part toned OG, and a very scarce combination, with 2009 Drury Certificate. BW 96(12)ba(a), cat AU$4000 for watermark inverted alone with no premium for plate varieties

     

    Lot 353
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    2d Red variety 'Retouched Face' (Electro 14, L12), centred right otherwise a fine used example of this famous variety. BW 96(14)e, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 354
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    Estimate: $2,000 Purchase Price : $1,748

    2d Red variety 'Large White Flaw in Left Value Tablet' (Electro 16, L4) fine used and cancelled with Moonee Ponds (Vic) cds dated 19 DEC 23. A very rare variety, from a very small printing in Red made after printings in Red-brown had commenced, with 2017 Drury Certificate. BW 96(16)f, cat AU$3500

     

    Lot 355
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    Estimate: $25 Purchase Price : $21

    2d Red with Pre-Printing Paper Fold through crown and back of King's head to right value tablet, fine

     

    Lot 361
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    Estimate: $10,000 Purchase Price : $8,738

    5d Very Dark Chestnut Comb Perf block of 4, very fine with large part OG and mounted on upper units only. The colour of this block is somewhat lighter than the catalogued 'Intensely Dark Brown' (BW 123F), but is nevertheless a very rare (and uncatalogued) shade. With 2012 Ceremuga Certificate

     

    Lot 362
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    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    5d Pale Chestnut Comb Perf variety 'Flawed P of PENCE with Additional White Flaw on Left 5 and in Lower Left Border' (BW 123vfa) used with d Green Large Multiple Wmk on 1919 (4 Sep) registered cover from Stock Exchange Melbourne to Ireland

     

    Lot 363
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    5d Bright Chestnut Rough Paper Punctured 'OS', centred left otherwise fine used and cancelled by Melbourne cds, 8 FEB 21. With 2017 Drury Certificate

     

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