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

    Lot 277
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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 278
    O ]
    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 280
    C ]
    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) from 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 282
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    Estimate: $15,000 Purchase Price : $13,398

    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 283
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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

     

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