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    Lot 315
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $400

    d Pale Green Single-line Perf 14.2 cancelled Melbourne machine, small thin in top margin, otherwise very good colour and appearance, with 2018 Drury Certificate


    Lot 316
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $65

    d Orange pair 7R52/58, lower unit variety 'S.W. Corner Shaved' (before appearance of Flaw on '2' at Left), BW 66(6)ra, upper unit before 66(7)p appeared, tied by Melbourne slogan to 1925 (2 Oct) cover to U.K., interesting technical item


    Lot 317
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $170

    1d Red small group of shades, with Smooth Paper Dull Red (71E), Rose with variety 'White Flaw under Neck (71K(4)h), Carmine-rose (71V), Aniline Carmine (71Z), Rough Paper Aniline Rose-red (72D), Carmine-red Punctured 'OS' (72P), Carmine-rose (72Q), and Die III Carmine-red (75A), and Deep Red (75B). All part to large part OG and generally fine, and all with Drury Certificates


    Lot 318
    Estimate: $600

    1d Red Smooth and Rough Papers duplicated used collection of shades and plate varieties arranged in stockbook, apparently based on a collection assembled for sale by S. Orlo-Smith in 1949, some additional stamps added and many of the scarcer shades no longer present, shade classification not guaranteed, but largely correct. Most listed plate varieties present, but no rusted or substituted cliches. Condition generally good to fine, and a good basis for expansion (382 stamps)


    Lot 319
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,700

    1d Red Smooth and Rough Paper heavily duplicated shade study arranged in two stockbooks, including Single Line Perf (40), the rarest shades are absent, and classifications not guaranteed but generally correct, with many scarcer shades present. Some mint stamps throughout, with many multiples, and in the G1-17 shades many plate varieties have been identified. Also an accumulation of Smooth Paper stamps arranged in date order for 1917-18. Inevitably a few stamps with faults, but condition generally good to fine, and a useful collection worthy of study (2600+ stamps)


    Lot 320
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $1,250

    1d Red accumulation of Smooth Paper and Rough Paper plate varieties arranged in stockbook, largely according to shade, many multiples and dated copies, largely used but there are a few mint including a couple of blocks. Shade classification not guaranteed, but a number of scarcer shades are present. There are no rusted cliches, but virtually all other listed (and a large number of more minor flaws) are represented, including five substituted cliches, and a number of examples of Thin 'G'. Condition largely good to fine, and a very useful accumulation worthy of close study (approx 630 stamps)


    Lot 321
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1d Red used range on hagners (Smooth and Rough Papers) incl single line perf (6), inverted watermarks (13), Die 2 (6), and a duplicated range of plate varieties, incl Die I and Die II (2) substituted cliches, and many of the other listed varieties. Also Large Multi Wmk Cooke printing U (with tear) and Harrison printing (6). Few small faults, mostly fine (154)


    Lot 322
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $575

    1d Red used accumulation, mostly Smooth Papers, partly sorted into envelopes, with large quantities of dated stamps and shades, some plate varieties, quantity identified as coil stamps, some on paper including some nice multiples, and a few fronts. Largely checked and unlikely to be many major finds, but a good lot for the specialist (1000s)


    Lot 323
    Estimate: $400

    1d Red range of Die II stamps on hagners, mostly Smooth Paper shades, many plated, and including multiples in pair with Die I, and two with Watermark Inverted, a useful lot (112)


    Lot 324
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1d Carmine-red Die II tied to postcard by indistinct Kingscote (SA) squared circle ds


    Lot 325
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1d Smooth Paper examples of 'Tin Shed' flaws, one Die II, and generally fine (12)


    Lot 326
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $65

    1d Salmon-red Smooth Paper Die II, cancelled at Bendigo (Vic) in January 1915, very fine with 2010 Drury Certificate. BW 71C(1)f, cat AU$100


    Lot 327
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1d Reddish-pink (semi-surfaced) Smooth Paper (BW 71F) solo franking tied by Gisborne cds to 1915 (31 Aug) postcard to Upper Maffra West


    Lot 328
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $250

    1d Scarlet-red Smooth Paper pair and single on small piece cancelled at Adelaide, the pair being IV34/40, [34] prior to Rust flaw, and [40] variety 'Thin G', fine and a scarce combination. With 2018 Drury Certificate. BW 71G(2)l, cat AU$150++


    Lot 329
    Estimate: $80

    1d Deep Scarlet (Aniline) Smooth Paper (BW 71J) solo franking tied by Oxford Street cds to 1917 (5 Jan) postcard to Petersham


    Lot 330
    Estimate: $220

    1d Brownish-rose Smooth Paper, top marginal centred lower left and MUH toned gum, with 2016 Drury Certificate. BW 71M, cat AU$525


    Lot 331
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $85

    1d Crimson Smooth Paper Punctured 'OS' and variety 'Dry Ink', centred left and fine used. With 2018 Drury Certificate. BW 71Nca, cat AU$175+


    Lot 332
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1d Salmon Smooth Paper Punctured 'OS' large part OG, 'O' puncture damaged at top right. With 2016 Drury Certificate. BW 71Rbb, cat AU$600


    Lot 333
    Estimate: $1,300 Realised Price : $1,000

    1d Deep Pink Salmon Eosin centred left and dated at Melbourne 2 DE 17. Very fine, with 2010 Drury Certificate. BW 71SA, cat AU$2250


    Lot 334
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1d Carmine-pink/Rosine Smooth Paper group (BW 71U) solo franking on 1918 (6 Mar) cover to Bung Bong (Vic) Railway Station, tied by Melbourne 'HELP TO WIN THE WAR' patriotic slogan cancel, also 1915 postcard from The Exchange (NSW) to Richmond (Vic) franked 1d Dull Red (semi-surfaced paper) solo (2)


    Lot 335
    Estimate: $35

    1d Carmine-rose Smooth Paper (G30) used on 1918 (11 Jun) cover from Melbourne to Los Angeles, with 'PASSED' censor mark in blue, underpaid and with octagonal framed 'T/30c' and 'Postage due 6 cents' in violet, U.S. postage due apparently removed, but fine appearance


    Lot 336
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $210

    1d Carmine-rose Smooth Paper Die 2 Substituted cliche (IV/34), fine and cancelled at Melbourne 9 FEB 19. With 2010 Drury Certificate stating the stamp to be the Plum sub-shade. BW 71V(2)ja, cat AU$150


    Lot 337
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $105

    1d Carmine-red Smooth Paper, a spectacular example of a 'Tin shed' flaw, perf missing at top left corner, with 2018 Drury Certificate. BW 71Y variety


    Lot 338
    Estimate: $120

    1d Carmine-red Smooth Paper punctured 'OS' unusual and scarce uprate of Victoria official stationery 1d envelope (with 'OS' in die) tied by Murtoa cds of 1923 (5 May), a novel consideration for inclusion in a Penny Red specialised collection


    Lot 339
    Estimate: $380

    1d Rosine Rough Paper large part OG, several perfs at top toned, with 2016 Drury Certificate. BW 72I, cat AU$800


    Lot 340
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $550

    1d Damson Rough Paper Die 2 fine used, centred right and cancelled by '275' barred numeral, with 2010 Drury Certificate. BW 72K(1)f, cat AU$750


    Lot 341
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $2,300

    1d Damson Rough Paper with Watermark Inverted, centred right and very fine with machine cancel. With 2010 Drury Certificate. BW 72Ka, cat AU$1250


    Lot 342
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $320

    1d Damson Rough Paper punctured 'OS', very fine used with 2018 Drury Certificate. BW 72Kbb, cat AU$500


    Lot 343
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $130

    1d Carmine-rose Rough Paper with 'Watermark Inverted' very fine MUH. BW72Qa, cat AU$120+


    Lot 344
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $170

    1d Maroon Rough Paper Die 2, cancelled cds dated 11 APR 18 (an early date), fine and with 2010 Drury Certificate. BW 72R(1)f, cat AU$300


    Lot 345
    Estimate: $220 Realised Price : $170

    1d Maroon Rough Paper variety 'Thin G' (IV/40), very fine used cancelled at Melbourne 22 JUL 18, with 2018 Drury Certificate. BW72R(2)l, cat AU$300


    Lot 346
    Estimate: $200

    1d Carmine-red Single-line Perf Left Plate example (Pane III, No. 30) showing compartment line at right, fine used with Hobart machine cancel, and with 2013 Robert Vadas certificate confirming plating. Rare, BW prices the major catalogued Left Plate varieties at AU$2000 each


    Lot 347
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $105

    1d Scarlet-orange centred right otherwise fine used, a very scarce shade, with 2017 Drury Certificate. BW 89J, cat AU$200


    Lot 348
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $320

    2d Orange variety 'Cracked Electro Vertically Through Right Side' (Electro 1, R34), an early state showing no signs of the cracks above the emu, centred left otherwise fine used and very scarce. BW 95(1)l (formerly 95(U)r), cat AU$600


    Lot 349
    Estimate: $75

    2d Orange variety 'Cracked Electro Through Left Wattles' (Electro 8, R45), horizontal cut in right side of stamp. BW 95(8)ha, cat AU$300


    Lot 350
    Estimate: $75

    2d Orange Punctured 'OS' Watermark Inverted, dated examples centred lower right (2)


    Lot 351
    Estimate: $80

    2d Orange Punctured 'OS' variety 'Dry Ink' fine used. BW 95c, cat AU$150


    Lot 352
    Estimate: $2,000

    2d Red Punctured 'OS' with Watermark Inverted, a horizontal pair from Electro 12, L21-22, L21 variety 'Crack over Emu's Head', and L22 variety 'Scratch over Kangaroo's Head and Through King's Hair'. Part toned OG, and a very scarce combination, with 2009 Drury Certificate. BW 96(12)ba(a), cat AU$4000 for watermark inverted alone with no premium for plate varieties


    Lot 353
    Estimate: $300

    2d Red variety 'Retouched Face' (Electro 14, L12), centred right otherwise a fine used example of this famous variety. BW 96(14)e, cat AU$400


    Lot 354
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,500

    2d Red variety 'Large White Flaw in Left Value Tablet' (Electro 16, L4) fine used and cancelled with Moonee Ponds (Vic) cds dated 19 DEC 23. A very rare variety, from a very small printing in Red made after printings in Red-brown had commenced, with 2017 Drury Certificate. BW 96(16)f, cat AU$3500


    Lot 355
    Estimate: $25

    2d Red with Pre-Printing Paper Fold through crown and back of King's head to right value tablet, fine


    Lot 356
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $190

    3d Blue Mullett printing with prominent heavy shading at right, used with 1d Red and tied by Redcliffe (Qld) cds to near 1926 (9 Oct) registered cover to London, red 'rat's tail' label


    Lot 357
    Estimate: $260 Realised Price : $220

    4d Lime Yellow cancelled 'REGISTERED/MELBOURNE' cds 19DE16, few perf tips at top toned, otherwise fine. With 2017 Drury Certificate


    Lot 358
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $340

    4d Ultramarine marginal from top of sheet CTO with BRISBANE cds very fine full gum and unhinged. BW 112we, cat AU$250


    Lot 359
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    4D Ultramarine solo franking on 'City Market Furnishing Stores' cover (central vertical crease) tied by Adelaide repeater of 1922 (23 Oct) to the less usual destination of Germany, an attractive alternative to the most often encountered U.S. destined covers


    Lot 360
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    4d Violet tied by slogan cancel (modified from British Empire Exhibition type) to 1925 (128 Oct) hand drawn airmail cover from Sydney to Melbourne


    Lot 361
    Estimate: $10,000

    5d Very Dark Chestnut Comb Perf block of 4, very fine with large part OG and mounted on upper units only. The colour of this block is somewhat lighter than the catalogued 'Intensely Dark Brown' (BW 123F), but is nevertheless a very rare (and uncatalogued) shade. With 2012 Ceremuga Certificate


    Lot 362
    Estimate: $75

    5d Pale Chestnut Comb Perf variety 'Flawed P of PENCE with Additional White Flaw on Left 5 and in Lower Left Border' (BW 123vfa) used with d Green Large Multiple Wmk on 1919 (4 Sep) registered cover from Stock Exchange Melbourne to Ireland


    Lot 363
    Estimate: $120

    5d Bright Chestnut Rough Paper Punctured 'OS', centred left otherwise fine used and cancelled by Melbourne cds, 8 FEB 21. With 2017 Drury Certificate


    Lot 364
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $290

    1/4d Turquoise-blue pairs (2) and singles (5) with shades, all large part OG and fine, variable centring (9)


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