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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, POSTAL STATIONERY

    Lot 342
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Postal Cards: Used selection 1886-1908 showing printed messages on reverse, for University of Melbourne (x 2 different), Beath, Schiess & Co., St. Kilda Election (x 3), James Boyd Boot Warehouseman (x 3), Yarram Club, Hoffman Patent Steam Brick Co. Ltd., Royal Society of Victoria (x 3, two on 1d cards to Germany and Switzerland). Few with faults, otherwise generally fine (14)

        

    Lot 343
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Postal Cards: Group with printed notices on reverse, comprising 1d Violet Bell Design (Victorian Insurance Co. and Ford's Revival Company unused, and St. Kilda Election used), 1d Rose Naish Stamp Duty Design (Royal Society unused), and 1d Rose 'POSTAGE' (City of Hawthorn used), generally fine (5)

      

    Lot 344
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Postal Cards: 1908 American Fleet Postcards, 1d Carmine and 1d Brown-red unused, very slight rubbing and 1d blemish (2)

     

    Lot 345
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    Stamped-to-order Postcards: 1876 1d Violet Laureate on white stock for Lange & Thoneman (Merchants), and showing Fergusson & Mitchell imprint on reverse at lower right. Few minor spots along top edge, otherwise fine and rare, Stieg P1/KP1l(1b) cat US$300

      

    Lot 346
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Lettercards: Unused range with 1890 1d Blue on Grey 'Price 1/3 per doz' (corner missing), 1892 1d Rose on Grey with 5 lines of text (3), 1893 1d Rose on Pale Grey 7 lines of text, 1895 'TWO PENCE' on 1d rose (2), 1901 2d Rose, 1911 1d on 2d, couple with small faults but mostly fine (9)

      

    Lot 347
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    Lettercards: Group with 1892 1d M and U, 1901 2d M (3) and U (2), 1901 1d on 2d M (2) and U, 1901 1d POSTAGE M (4) and U (3, two uprated with 1d to England and Holland). few with small faults, but generally very fine, mostly ex Guy Linfield (10 M and 7 U)

         

    Lot 348
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Envelopes: 1870 2d Pink used to or from David Hill, comprising Size a No Wmk with seal Type 1 (Stieg B2-1a) used from Nagambie to Melbourne JL 7 83, Size b Wmkd with seal Type 15 (Stieg B2b-15a) used from Nagambie to Melbourne DE 16 82, and Size d Wmkd with seal Type 42 (Stieg B2h-42) used from Melbourne to Ceres, SE 15 85, all fine (3)

     

    Lot 349
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    Envelopes: 1869 2d Pink Embossed Size b with Seal Type 19 on flap handstamped small seriffed 'SPECIMEN.' Few very minor wrinkles otherwise fine and rare

     

    Lot 350
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Envelopes: 1885 2d Violet Naish Stamp Duty Design Size d (Stieg B4d) used from Hawthorn to Richmond, AP 6 91, a philatelic use but still scarce. Few minor wrinkles, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 351
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Envelopes: 1890 1d Brown Embossed, comprising Size c (x 3, different 'knives'), Size d and Size e, couple with a few tone spots, otherwise fine unused (5)

     

    Lot 352
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Envelopes: 1890 1d Orange-brown Size d (Stieg B7) used (2), one locally in Melbourne (fine), the other to Berne, Switzerland and thus under paid but not taxed (small tear at right)

     

    Lot 353
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    Envelopes: 1890 1d Orange-brown Embossed uprated with 1d adhesive, endorsed 'Per "Mariposa" ' and used from Melbourne to Hamilton, Canada, JE 6 98, few creases. The sender has enclosed portion of the recipient's last letter to him to indicate the time taken in transit!

     

    Lot 354
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    Envelopes: 1899 d Green Stamp Duty (Stieg B11) very fine unused and scarce

     

    Lot 355
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    Envelopes: 1901 d Green Bantam Design unused (Stieg B14), few marks but rare with only 124 printed

     

    Lot 356
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    Estimate: $125Starting Price: $95

    Official Envelopes: 1907 1d Rose with drilled 'OS' for the Education Department (220 x 95mm), small part of top flap missing in crease barely visible when folded, otherwise of very fine appearance and scarce (Stieg DB3e)

     

    Lot 357
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    Official Envelopes: 1903 2d 'POSTAGE' with drilled 'OS' for the Education Department (265 x 111mm, Stieg DB4a), used from Teesdale to Geelong, 4 FE 13. Flap roughly opened, central vertical fold and some toning along right edge, but very rare with only two used entires recorded, ex 'Edgar'

     

    Lot 358
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1881 1d Green Embossed two examples on blue paper in an unusual shade of Olive-green, one Stieg KB3j, the other with 'cup' cut of envelope on reverse, (unlisted)

     

    Lot 359
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1875 2d Pink Embossed for Commercial Bank of Australia (Stieg KB6(1)) used from Geelong to Christchurch, N.Z., JA 26 76. Roughly opened with portions of flap missing otherwise generally fine

     

    Lot 360
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1881 2d Violet Embossed on blue laid paper (Stieg KB9) for Shire of St. Arnaud used from Donald to Melbourne, MR 23 89. Portion at upper left torn away and repaired

     

    Lot 361
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: Shire envelopes used, comprising 1887 2d Violet Embossed (137 x 79mm, Stieg KB9) and 1892 2d Red Embossed (225mm x 100mm, Stieg KB12) for Shire of St. Arnaud, and 1890 1d Orange-brown Embossed (Stieg KB11) for Shire of Seymour (226 x 95mm), two badly spotted and with other small faults, but scarce (3)

     

    Lot 362
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1887 2d Blue-violet Naish Stamp Duty Size b (Stieg KB4) with flap seal Type 11 for The Mutual Store, used in Melbourne JL 15 85, generally fine and rare in used condition

     

    Lot 363
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1890 1d Orange-brown Embossed (Stieg KB11) for Mercantile Bank of Australia Limited unused, and with handstamped 'LEAVE ENVELOPE UNFASTENED' on flap. Heavy horizontal and vertical creases, but scarce

     

    Lot 364
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1890 1d Light Brown (148 x 80mm) for Warracknabeal Waterworks Trust, two small stains on face, otherwise fine unused, good thematic interest. Stieg KB11

     

    Lot 365
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1893 1d Light Orange-brown Embossed (Stieg KB11) for William Adamson & Co. used in Melbourne, JA 30 93. Few stains, especially on reverse

     

    Lot 366
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1890 1d Orange-brown Embossed sack-type envelope (225 x 95mm) with back flap on right edge, few creases down left side otherwise fine, unusual and scarce (Stieg KB11)

     

    Lot 367
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1892 1d Carmine Embossed used 1901, and 1901 1d Rose Die 1 used in 1903 and Die 2 used in 1911 (opened three sides), all for the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, minor blemishes (3)

     

    Lot 368
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1892 2d Red for Shire of St. Arnaud (220 x 97mm), Shire of Dandenong (223 x 97mm) and Shire of Euroa (224 x 96mm), each used to Melbourne and all with some faults, but scarce (Stieg KB12) (3)

     

    Lot 369
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1892 2d Carmine Embossed (Stieg KB12) for Longwood Waterworks Trust used to Melbourne JE 7 00, few minor marks and creases, good thematic interest

     

    Lot 370
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1896 d Pink Fergusson & Mitchell Design (Stieg KB17) for Powers, Rutherford & Co., used from Melbourne to Bairnsdale JA 4 97, and with handstamped '100 POSTED' above stamp impression. Some marks on face but very scarce

     

    Lot 371
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1899 2d Violet Embossed Size b with printed address for A.M.P. Society in Sydney unused (3), all showing the constant variety 'Spur extending from Queen's nose'. Variable condition, but mint s.t.o. envelopes are scarce

     

    Lot 372
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1901 1d Red Embossed for Shire of Stawell (222 x 102mm, Stieg KB22) cancelled BN 152 and used to Melbourne. Vertical crease and some spotting, but scarce

     

    Lot 373
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    Estimate: $70Starting Price: $55

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1901 1d Red Embossed various sizes and users (Stieg KB22 and 23), mostly with faults including missing adhesives or missing flaps (7 entires and one front)

      

    Lot 374
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    Stamped-to-order Envelopes: 1905 d King Edward VII Embossed, Size 135 x 117mm, two examples one in Turquoise-green shade used in 1910 (ageing on flap and some spots on face) and the other in Apple-green shade used in 1911 (horizontal fold), Stieg KB26, scarce (2)

     

    Lot 375
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    Registration Envelopes: 1881 4d Violet Embossed Size a (Stieg C1) used with 1886 2d and cancelled '1' in thin bars, used from Melbourne to Kent Town, S.A., MR 17 87, fine with Russian (?) dealers mark on reverse

     

    Lot 376
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Registration Envelopes: 1881 4d Violet Embossed Size b with 'T H SAUNDERS/SUPERFINE' Wmk (Stieg C1a) with 1883-84 1d Naish Design, cancelled '1' in thin bars and used at Melbourne DE 30 90. Some tone spots both sides, otherwise a fine late usage of this issue

     

    Lot 377
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    Registration Envelopes: 1912(?) 3d Carmine Embossed with Deep Carmine text, and showing small size boxed 'REGISTERED' unused (Stieg C13), few spots but rare

     

    Lot 378
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    Wrappers: Mostly all-different range with 1871 1d Laureate, 1871d on 1d Laureate (2, one unfolded), 1880 Bell design d and 1d 1885 Naish Design d (3, one unfolded), 1885-99 Stamp Duty d Rose (2), d Grey-violet (2, one unfolded), d Emerald, d Yellow, 1d Green (2, one unfolded), 1890-99 Reading design 1d Brown, 1d Blue, 1d Red, 1901 d Green, also 1d Green Oval Embossed on Blue stock. Generally very fine

        

    Lot 379
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    Estimate: $30Starting Price: $22

    Wrappers: 1887 d Pink Fergusson & Mitchell Design handstamped italic 'Specimen.' below stamp impression faults down left edge and elsewhere

     

    Lot 380
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    Official Wrappers: 1903 1d Rose on brownish paper punctured 'OS' for Electoral Inspector, light vertical fold and two pinholes at lower right, otherwise fine. Stieg DE1, who states that ten unused examples are recorded

     

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