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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, POSTAGE DUE STAMPS

    Lot 372
    SOLD
    * ]
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1890-94 Watermark V over Crown (V2) ½d to 5/- Dull Blue and Brown-lake set, ½d, 10d and 2/- watermark inverted, part OG (10d largely no gum), few with degrees of gum toning. SG D1-10 cat £425, BW VD1-10, cat AU$1005 (10)

     

    Lot 373
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1890-94 Watermark V over Crown (V2) ½d to 5/- Dull Blue and Brown-lake set, ½d, 1d, 6d, 10d, 1/- and 5/- with watermark inverted. heavily hinged, couple with tone spots on gum, and 4d with small thin. SG D1-10 cat £425, BW VD1-10 cat AU$1005 (10)

     

    Lot 374
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    Estimate: $450 Purchase Price : $397

    1890-94 Watermark V over Crown (V2) ½d to 4d Dull Blue and Claret (½d) or Dull Blue and Brownish-red, 5d to 5/- Dull Blue and Brown-lake, ½d, 5d, 6d and 5/- watermark inverted, all part OG and generally fine. SG D1-4a, D5-10, cat £425+, BW VD1-4B, VD5-10, cat AU$1050 (10)

     

    Lot 375
    ** ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1890-94 Watermark V over Crown (V2) ½d Dull Blue and Deep Claret vertical marginal block of 10 MUH, few units with marks of apparent offset of frame plate. SG D1a, cat £47.50+, BW VD1B, Cat AU$250

     

    Lot 376
    SOLD
    S/(*) ]
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1890-94 Watermark V over Crown (V2) ½d to 5/- Dull Blue and Brown-lake set handstamped italic Specimen (Type 24b, 'S' complete), 1d, 4d, 5d, 6d and 1/- watermark inverted, all largely no gum otherwise of fine appearance. SG D1-10s cat £325, BW VD1-10x, cat AU$845 (10)

     

    Lot 377
    SOLD
    O ]
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Postage Dues: 2d Dull Blue and Brownish-red cancelled boxed 'L.C. 2', NO 1 90. The first few weeks of use and believed to be the earliest recorded date of use of this marking as a canceller

     

    Lot 378
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1895-96 Watermark V over Crown (V2) ½d-1/- Rosine and Bluish-green, and 2/-, 5/- Pale Red and Yellowish-green mint set, part OG, the ½d, 4d, 5d and 1/- with inverted watermark, couple somewhat heavily hinged otherwise fine. SG D11-20, cat £300, BW VD11-20, cat AU$765 (10)

     

    Lot 379
    */(*) ]
    Estimate: $280 Purchase Price : $245

    1895-96 Watermark V over Crown V2 ½d to 1/- Rosine and Bluish-green and 2/-, 5/- Pale Red and Yellowish-green set, 2d, 4d and 2/- with watermark inverted. ½d, 1d and 5/- no gum, others part OG and generally fine. SG D11-20 cat £300, BW VD11-20 cat AU$665 (10)

     

    Lot 380
    */(*) ]
    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1895-96 Watermark V over Crown (V2) Rosine and Bluish-green printing with 'Double Perforation' varieties, comprising 1d horizontal pair (at top, wmk inverted), 10d (at top, wmk upright), and 1/- (at top, wmk upright, with straight edge at base). The first two part OG, the 1/- no gum. The 1d uncatalogued, and 10d and 1/- unpriced mint (4)

     

    Lot 381
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1895-96 Watermark V over Crown (V2) (inverted) 2d Rosine and Bluish-green vertical strip of 3 from right side of sheet with two strikes of 12 x 12½ comb resulting in double perforation on three sides. Couple of marks in gum in selvedge, otherwise very fine MUH. Unlisted by BW in this printing

     

    Lot 382
    O ]
    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1895-96 Watermark V over Crown (V2) Rosine and Bluish-green printing with 'Double Perforation' varieties, comprising 2d (at top, wmk inverted), 4d horizontal pair (at bottom, wmk inverted), and 1/- (at top, wmk upright) fine used, 4d pair with reinforced perfs. BW VD13b,18b plus 4d (unlisted), cat AU$200++ (4)

     

    Lot 383
    CTO ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1895-96 Watermark V over Crown (V2) 10d Rosine and Bluish-green variety 'Double Perforation' at top, two examples with strip pasted over off-centre perforation. One has large part OG and watermark inverted and straight edge at base, the other without gum and watermark upright - thus from different sheets despite their almost identical appearance. Both are CTO with differing dates. BW VD17b, cat AU$200 (2)

     

    Lot 384
    O ]
    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1895-96 Watermark V over Crown (V2) 5/- Pale Red and Yellowish-green vertical block of 8 cancelled in manuscript pencil 'H J J/2 5 04', used on a bulk postage docket, fine and a rare multiple. SG D20 cat £320, BW VD20, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 385
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    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1895-96 Watermark V over Crown (V2) 5/- Pale Red and Yellowish-green vertical block of 8 cancelled in manuscript pencil 'H J J/19 5 03', used on a bulk postage docket, fine and a rare multiple. SG D20 cat £320, BW VD20 cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 386
    O ]
    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    1897-99 Watermark V over Crown (V3) 2d Pale Scarlet and Yellow-green variety 'Double Perforation' down left side, cancelled Barred Numeral '179?'. Unlisted by BW

     

    Lot 387
    C ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1891 (27 Jul) front from Everton Station to Collingwood with 1d Reading Design cancelled '936' numeral in blue, and struck with 'T' in oval in same blue ink twice, one with manuscript '2d' (double 1d postage deficiency) and the other with manuscript '6d' (officially registered due to valuable enclosure). 1890-94 1d, 2d, and 5d Dull Blue and Brown-lake Postage Dues affixed and cancelled in manuscript. Heavy vertical crease and damaged lower right corner, but possibly the only known cover with three different values of the 1890-94 series

     

    Lot 388
    C ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1892 (8 Jul) cover from London to Melbourne with 2½d Jubilee, overweight and with handstruck 'T' and '25' (centimes) in blue pencil. On arrival the double deficiency was indicated by the 'T5D' in oval, and 1890-94 5d Dull Blue and Brown-lake Postage Due affixed and cancelled by smudged 'circle of dots' obliterator (rare on cover), few tone spots and flap tears, a scarce postage due on cover

     

    Lot 389
    PS ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1893 (27 Dec) U.S. 1c postal card sent from New York to Melbourne, additional adhesive affixed has fallen off and consequently the '15/CTMS/T' handstamp was applied, and the 'T3D' in oval double deficiency handstamp struck on arrival. 1890-94 1d and 2d Dull Blue and Brownish-red Postage Dues affixed and tied by boxed 'L.C. 2' ds, FE 7 94

     

    Lot 390
    C ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1904 (18 March) front of large OHMS envelope (damaged at top and with other small faults) from Nhill to Superintendent of Police at Stawell West, with 1d Punctured 'OS' (2, both slightly defective), but with weight noted as 3½oz and therefore underpaid. Watermark V over Crown (V4) 1d Aniline Rosine and Green block of 5 affixed (overlapping top of envelope and three with minor faults) tied by Stawell West cds, MR 19 04. An unusual franking

     

    Lot 391
    C ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1905 (7 Mar) local Brisbane letter with 1897-1907 1d pair, redirected to Melbourne and with 'TAX 4D' in oval applied before despatch, unusually without any corresponding Melbourne tax handstamp. Watermark V over Crown (V4) 2d Aniline Rosine and Green Postage Due pair affixed and tied by 'P.B. ROOM/MELBOURNE' cds, MR 11 05. Portion of back flap missing and one or two small peripheral faults, otherwise fine

     

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