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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, 1850-57 HALF-LENGTH ISSUES

    Lot 352
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    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $550

    1850-57 Half-lengths range on hagners, with Ham Printings 1d Third/Fourth Printing pairs (2) and singles (2), Fifth Printing pair and singles (2), 2d Third Printing, and later printings, various shades (8), 3d Fourth Printing pair and singles (2), fifth Printing pair. Also 1d (4) and 3d (16, incl pair) Campbell & Fegusson printings, various shades, and 3d Capbell Perf 12. A number of stamps with faults, however many with four margins and good to fine condition, high cat value (46)

      

    Lot 353
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1850-54 Half-lengths Lithographed by Thomas Ham 2d Grey-lilac Third Printing, Type [28], very fine with four good to large margins, cancelled Butterfly '1'. SG 6, cat 225

     

    Lot 354
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    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $900

    1850-54 Half-Lengths Lithographed by Thomas Ham: 2d Dull Grey Third Printing (SG 6a, superb with four large margins) on 1850 (6 Apr) entire letter to Sydney cancelled by Butterfly '29' of Port Fairy, backstamps of Port Fairy, Melbourne and Sydney. Exceptional quality, ex Guy Linfield

     

    Lot 355
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    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    1850-54 Half-Lengths Lithographed by Thomas Ham 3d Blue Third Printing (SG 7, large margins three sides, close at base) cancelled indistinct Butterfly 1 used on 1851 (25 Dec) entire from Melbourne to Rochester, Kent, manuscript '1/4' due from recipient and with Melbourne despatch and Rochester arrival datestamps, both in blue. Slight peripheral wear, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 356
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1850-54 Half-lengths Lithographed by Thomas Ham 3d Blue Third Printing Type 2 showing 'Retouch in Background Right of Crown', close to good margins, slight thin at top centre. SG 7a, cat 375

     

    Lot 357
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1850-54 Half-lengths Lithographed by Thomas Ham 1d Dull Red Third Printing horizontal pair, Types [26-27], close to just touching on all sides, cancelled Barred Oval '2' of Geelong. An attractive pair of this notoriously difficult stamp. SG 8a, cat 450+

     

    Lot 358
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    Estimate: $800 Purchase Price : $699

    1850-54 Half-lengths Lithographed by Thomas Ham 3d Pale Greenish-blue Third State of die left marginal strip of 4 used on 1853 (2 Dec) envelope (220 x 90mm) rom Melbourne to Braintree, Essex. Strip touched in places and tied by Barred Oval 1 obliterators, diagonal crease in upper left selvedge. Manuscript '4/' due on arrival, and with arrival cds in red on reverse. Two small tears at top of envelope and flap tears reinforced with hinges, otherwise of fine appearance

     

    Lot 359
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    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $800

    1850-54 Half-lengths Lithographed by Thomas Ham 3d Greenish-blue Fifth Printing ('White Veils' horizontal strip of 6 (Types 7-12) cancelled Barred Oval 1, margins touching the design in places and two heavy creases through the second and fifth units (the latter partly splitting the design), however rare in a multiple of this size. SG 14b, cat 570+

     

    Lot 360
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    Estimate: $220 Realised Price : $340

    1850-54 Half-lengths Lithographed by Thomas Ham 3d Blue Fifth Printing ('White Veils') pair (Types 5-6), Type 6 being variety 'Major Retouch Down Right Side', four margins (close at top left), thin at top of non-variety unit. SG 14c, cat 280

     

    Lot 361
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    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    1850-54 Half-lengths Lithographed by Thomas Ham 2d Dull Brownish-lilac Sixth Printing, large margins two sides, close to touching at left and top, cancelled Barred Oval '27' of Mount Alexander

     

    Lot 362
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    Estimate: $20,000 Purchase Price : $17,475

    1850-54 Half-lengths Lithographed by Thomas Ham 2d Dull Brownish-lilac Sixth Printing variety 'Retouch to N.E. Corner Square and Upper Right Frame' (Type 23), fine unused without gum, small but clear margins (barely touching at base), good colour. Tiny black dot on dress and trace of slight crease in the upper half of the stamp on reverse (not visible from front). A major Half-length rarity, and the only unused example of this retouch which we record, ex Purves and Perry. SG 15e, cat 10000

     

    Lot 363
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    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1854-57 Half-Lengths Lithographed by Campbell & Fergusson 1d Brick-red Stone 2 showing unofficial roulettes on all four sides, fine and cancelled Barred Numeral '1'. SG 26a var, with 1986 BPA Certificate

     

    Lot 364
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    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1854-57 Half-Lengths Lithographed by Campbell & Fergusson 1d Pink, four small even margins, part OG (not guaranteed), small surface thin under first N of PENNY, otherwise of very fine appearance. SG 28, cat 1700

     

    Lot 365
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    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    1854-57 Half-Lengths Lithographed by Campbell & Fergusson 1d Pink Stones 4/5, fresh unused (gum not guaranteed), close to touching at left, good to large margins otherwise. SG 28, cat 1500

     

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