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    Online General Sale No. 70

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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, 1855 LONDON PRINTS

    Lot 406
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $320

    1855 Perkins Bacon small group of proofs, with Imperforate Plate Proofs No Watermark on wove paper 1d pair in Green, 2d in Black, 6d pair and single in Blue, 1/- block of 4 in Black. Also posthumous reprinted die proofs on thin card without value in Carmine (blank value tablet) and Black (value tablet filled in). All fine and attractive (12 proofs)

     

    Lot 407
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    Estimate: $700Starting Price: $525

    1855 Watermark Large Star Imperf small selection comprising 1d Dark Green (2, one touched at left, other very fine four margins with a few insignificant tone spots on reverse), 2d Rose-carmine (3, all fine with full margins), and 6d (3, two superb with four large margins, other small margins but with Barred Numeral '1' of Melbourne). A fine group in superior condition, SG cat 1765 (8)

     

    Lot 408
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    Estimate: $1,750Starting Price: $1,350

    1855 Watermark Large Star Imperf 1d Dark Green (unused, margins two sides), 2d Rose-carmine (four margins and regummed), and 6d Deep Blue (unused, wide margin at left, others close to touching), 1d and 2d also with some small stains and toning on reverse. SG 1, 2, 3, cat 18,300 (3)

     

    Lot 409
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    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    1855 Watermark Large Star Imperf 1d Dark Green horizontal pair fine with margins all round and cancelled '102' obliterator, with 2005 Sismondo Certificate. SG 1, cat 1000+

     

    Lot 410
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1855 Perkins Bacon 2d Imperforate Plate Proof in Black on wove paper block of 10 (5 x 2), very fine

     

    Lot 411
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1855 Perkins Bacon 2d Imperforate Plate Proof in Rose-carmine No Watermark, fine and scarce, ex Peter Jaffe

     

    Lot 412
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1855 2d Imperforate Plate Proof in Dull Lake on wove paper, margins all round (close at bottom) and very scarce, ex Peter Jaffe

     

    Lot 413
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    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    1855 Watermark Large Star Imperf 2d Rose-carmine, good to large margins showing portion of adjoining unit at left, very fine part OG. SG 2, cat 800

     

    Lot 414
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1855 Watermark Large Star Imperf 2d Rose-carmine horizontal strip of 3 very fine with good to large margins, cancelled '71' numeral obliterator. SG 2, cat 255+

     

    Lot 415
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1855 Watermark Large Star Imperf 2d Rose-carmine horizontal strip of 3 (large margins three sides, touched at left) used on 1855 (4 Jan) envelope to Bristol, tied by '1' in circle obliterators, cover stained at top and affecting left unit, and tear in cover at left, other small faults, fine strike of 'PAID/ADELAIDE S.A.' cds in red on face. Despite faults, a very early usage four days after the date of issue, and possibly the second earliest recorded date of use after the famous first day cover

     

    Lot 416
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    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    1855 Watermark Large Star Imperf 2d Rose-carmine horizontal strip of 5, good margins all round, right-hand unit with ironed-out vertical crease, cancelled numeral '25' of Gawler. A very scarce multiple in this condition, with 1985 Holcombe and 2008 Sismondo Certificates. SG 2, cat 425+

     

    Lot 417
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    Estimate: $500Starting Price: $380

    1855 Perkins Bacon 6d Imperforate Plate Proof in Blue on wove paper block of 6 from right of sheet, margins all round (close at left) and very attractive

     

    Lot 418
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    Estimate: $3,000Starting Price: $2,300

    1855 Wmk Large Star Imperf 6d Deep Blue very fine unused with four large margins, a lovely stamp with 1958 BPA Certificate, ex William Frazer. SG 3, cat 5500

     

    Lot 419
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1855 Perkins Bacon 1/- Imperforate Plate Proof in Rose-carmine on Horizontal Ribbed Paper, good margins all round and very scarce, ex Peter Jaffe

     

    Lot 420
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    Estimate: $7,000Starting Price: $5,750

    1855 Watermark Large Star Imperf Unissued 1/- Violet with two part strikes of the Rowland Hill 'CANCELLED' obliteration (No. 4 in the block of six stamps prepared), clipped at top left corner, and with 2004 BPA Certificate. SG 4, cat 25000

     

    Lot 421
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    Estimate: $800Starting Price: $600

    1856-58 Local Prints Watermark Large Star Imperf selection with 2d shades (15, two on dated pieces, most very fine with four margins), 6d (2, one margins large to clear, other in wrong shade and presumably a trimmed rouletted stamp), and 1/- (2, both cut into at upper left). Many fine stamps and a useful group (19)

     

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