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    REST OF THE WORLD, GREAT BRITAIN, GENERAL

    Lot 973
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1841 1d Red-brown Imperf Plate 40 lettered 'HD' (good to large margins all around) tied by two strikes of No. '9' in Maltese Cross obliterator on 1844 (12 Jan) entire to Dunfermline, Scotland. Two vertical filing creases, otherwise very fine

     

    Lot 974
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1841-57 line-engraved group comprising Imperf 1d Red-brown [AA] unused, four margins except just touching lower right, 1d Red-brown [GF] with neat '72' London numeral and 2d Blue [CF] (SG 8, 8a, 14); Perf 16 1d Red-brown [KF]? (SG 17); and Perf 14 2d Blue [TE], 1d Rose-red [FE], neat London N/17 numeral, and 1d Deep Rose [PC], neat '50' in diamond numeral (SG 34, 40, 41). Mostly fine and cat 847 (7)

     

    Lot 975
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    Estimate: $70 Purchase Price : $65

    1883-84 Watermark Anchor White Paper 2/6d Lilac ('ID') and 5/- Crimson ('IH') both fine with parcel cancels, SG 178, 181 (2)

     

    Lot 976
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    1883-84 Watermark Anchor 10/- Ultramarine on White Paper lettered 'DB' cancelled Northampton squared circle ds fine apart from slight soiling at top. SG 183, cat 525

     

    Lot 977
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    Estimate: $900 Purchase Price : $787

    1888 1 Brown-lilac Watermark Orbs lettered 'DD', cancelled boxed 'C.H.B./G.P.O.' and with portion of 'MANCHESTER/TELEGRAPH' cds NO 30 88. A very attractive example of this stamp free of any defects. SG 186, cat 4250

     

    Lot 978
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    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1887-92 Jubilee Issue d - 1/- plus d Blue-green and 1/- Green and Carmine colour changes, few with gum bends and MUH or large part OG lightly hinged. SG between 197 and 214, cat 714+

     

    Lot 979
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    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    1902-10 King Edward VII 2/6d U (4) in distinctive shades, two with dated cancels, two with parcel post cancels, fine appearance with good colour (4)

     

    Lot 980
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    1902-10 King Edward VI 2/6d Lilac (2 - shades) and 5/- Carmine fine used (3)

     

    Lot 981
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $200

    1934 Re-engraved Seahorses 2/6d (16, five with small or greater faults) used with 1924-26 6d block of 4 and 1934-36 1/- photogravure on 1937 (29 Dec) large airmail cover to Sydney, cancelled by Coventry datestamps (two types), and with Sydney arrival backstamp. The total value of 4/4/- is 1/- short of the 36 x 1/3d airmail rate for a letter weighing 17-18 ounces; the missing 1/- stamp is indicated by the handstruck boxed 'STAMP FALLEN OFF/G.P.O. SYDNEY' in red. A few peripheral tears and creases do not unduly detract from this spectacular franking

     

    Lot 982
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1934 Re-engraved Seahorses 5/- (3) and 10/- (corner fault), etc, perfin 'G & G' tied by London cds to 1935 (1 Jan) Gordon & Gotch airmail cover to Melbourne (1/3d half oz. airmail x 21). Stamps cat 335 off cover

     

    Lot 983
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $210

    1951 KGVI 10/- Ultramarine strip of 3 and single used with 6d perfin 'I L' for Ilford, Limited, tied by Registered Ilford Essex cds to 1952 (17 Nov) registered airmail cover (reduced at right) to Melbourne. 10/- uncommon on cover, particularly in multiples (1/6d airmail x 20 + 6d registration)

     

    Lot 984
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1955-58 Castles Definitives De La Rue Printings 2/6d to 1 set tied by London cds to 1961 (11 Oct) airmail parcel tag to New Zealand, scarce and attractive franking for 1/6d per half oz. airmail x 26

     

    Lot 985
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    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    1959-68 Watermark Multiple Crowns Castles 2/6d - 1 De La Rue printings, 2/6 and 5/- (from lower right corner with two dots) lightly hinged, 10/- and 1 MUH. SG 595-598, cat 195

     

    Lot 986
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $850

    1959-68 Castles Bradbury Wilkinson Printings 5/-, 10/- and 1 block of 8 used with 3d Wilding and 1965 Commonwealth Arts Festival 1/6d pair on 1965 (16 Apr) express airmail cover from London to Sydney. Customs label on reverse indicates the contents were 'Documents' weighing 3 lbs. This is confirmed by the total franking of 8/18/3d, representing 1/6d x 117 plus 1/10d registration + 11d express. All stamps are very fine, two corners of the envelope were damaged on opening and there is the inevitable further creasing for such a heavy letter. Nevertheless an exceptional modern high value franking

     

    Lot 987
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    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $85

    1963 COMPAC Cable 1/6d block of 5 and Phosphor-lined single, plus 3d Wilding tied to 1964 (20 Feb) registered cover from Hampstead to Prahran (Vic), a scarce franking

     

    Lot 988
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1969 Machin Definitives 1 Bluish-black (17, blemishes) and 50p on extraordinary sd/Decimal franking tied to airmail Rothwell Plant Breeders Ltd parcel tag (creased) to New Zealand, endorsed on reverse 'Winter Wheat/5kg'. Possible record franking for 1

     

    Lot 989
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    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $135

    I.R. Officials: 1902-04 1/- Dull Green and Carmine KEVII cancelled oval Registered ds, surface thin at upper right. SG 024, cat 900

     

    Lot 990
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    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    Perfins: KGV Seahorses (Bradbury Wilkinson printings) with 'C OF A' perfins as used by Australia House in London, comprising 2/6d (3, with upright, inverted and inverted and reversed punctures) and 5/- (3, with upright, inverted and inverted and reversed punctures), all with parcel cancels, a couple of insignificant faults, but fine for these and a scarce group (6)

     

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