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    Lot 586
    Estimate: $800

    ½d Pale Green Electro 3 variety 'Crack Through S.W. Corner' (3L58), a late state, fine used and cancelled Rockhampton machine. BW 63(3)o, cat AU$23000


    Lot 587
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $45

    ½d Very Yellow (Cyprus) Green Electro 6 variety 'Break in Oval Line Over U of AUSTRALIA'(6L29), two small spots on gum otherwise fine MUH. BW 63H(6)f


    Lot 588
    Estimate: $70 Realised Price : $55

    ½d Very Yellow (Cyprus) Green Electro 7 block of 4 7R3-4/9-10, 7R4 variety 'Border of Right Value Tablet Distorted', lower right unit thinned, and stains on two others, variety unit fine. BW 63H(7)f


    Lot 589
    Estimate: $550

    ½d Pale Emerald Single Line Perf 14.2 showing line watermark indicating position to be No. 60 on pane, tiny stain on top right perf and one blunt perf at right otherwise fine and cancelled Melbourne cds 8 FE 16. BW 64, cat AU$1000


    Lot 590
    Estimate: $160

    1d Red used on 1915 (29 Sep) 'Souvenir Folding Post Card' featuring 22 coloured views of Sydney Harbour, used from Haymarket to Epsom (Vic), fine and attractive


    Lot 591

    1d Red Smooth Paper variety 'Ferns' and other flaws on right side, on 1918 (14 Dec) picture postcard tied by Perth machine, used to India with arrival backstamps, BW 71(4)ia


    Lot 592
    Estimate: $60

    1d Salmon-red Smooth Paper tied by Sydney repeater cancel to 1914 (22 Dec) locally addressed postcard (BW 761C - cat AU$350 on cover), also 4d KGV registration envelope (flapless, but foxed) uprated 1918 (23 May) by Rough Paper 1d, sent from Geelong to Melbourne (2)


    Lot 593
    Estimate: $50

    1d Dull Red (semi-surfaced paper) Die II tied by Ballarat repeater cancel to 1915 (14 Apr) cover to Queenscliff, roughly opened


    Lot 594
    Estimate: $40

    1d Deep Red Smooth Paper x 3 tied by 1916 (17 May) Hobart machine cancel to E.G. Tregear & Co. advertising cover to USA, fine application of Hobart censor handstamp


    Lot 595
    Estimate: $400

    1½d Chocolate Electro 7 varieties on cover, with 'Right Side of Cliche Damaged by Many Flaws' (BW 85(7)m, subsequently substituted) tied by indistinct Victoria cds on 1920 (11 May) cover to Melbourne; and 'Cracked Electro Through Top of Left Value Tablet' (BW 85(7)l) tied by Geelong machine cancel to 1920 (29 Apr) cover to Melbourne. Two rare plate varieties, possibly unique on cover. Also electro 8 variety 'No Top to Crown' (BW 85(8)j) in pair used on 1920 (25 Sep) cover from Surat (Qld) to USA. BW cat AU$480 as used (2 covers)


    Lot 596
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1½d Green Electro 12 variety 'Cracked Electro Through Kangaroo's Leg to Beard' (12R22) fine used and dated 12 FE 24. BW 88(12)n, cat AU$450


    Lot 597
    Estimate: $900

    1½d Red Punctured 'OS' error 'Printed on Gummed Side' and with Watermark Inverted mint (5), centred to left as usual, couple with one or two short perfs, otherwise generally fine. BW 89c, cat AU$2500


    Lot 598
    Estimate: $100

    2d Orange Punctured 'OS' variety 'Watermark Inverted', large part slightly toned OG. BW 95b(a), cat AU$400


    Lot 599
    Estimate: $120

    2d Orange Punctured 'OS' variety 'Watermark Inverted' five used examples all with dated cancellations, couple of short perfs otherwise fine. BW 95b(a), cat AU$500 (5)


    Lot 600
    Estimate: $1,000

    2d Orange Harrison imprint pair, very fine MUH, imprint 6.25mm below stamps and from Electro 4, although not showing the associated flaws on L60 and R55. BW 95(4)z, cat AU$3000 for a hinged block of 4


    Lot 601
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    2d Orange Electro 6 varieties 'Retouched GE' (6R36), two examples one on piece cancelled Walhalla (Vic) cds 3 NO 21, the other punctured OS, and 'Retouched LIA' (6L56), three examples, one mint. BW 95(6)d, h, cat AU$620 (5)


    Lot 602
    Estimate: $60

    2d Orange Electro 6 variety 'Retouched GE of POSTAGE' (6R36), centred lower right, part OG and somewhat heavily hinged. BW 95(6)h, cat AU$200


    Lot 603
    Estimate: $450

    2d Orange unlocated variety 'Cracked Electro Through Right Wattles to L of AUSTRALIA', large part OG, few small tone spots on gum, fine appearance and very rare. BW 95(U)o, cat AU$1250


    Lot 604
    Estimate: $1,000

    2d Red group of major electro varieties, comprising 'Retouched Nose' (11R10), 'Recut Right-hand 2' (12AR54), 'Retouched Face' (14L12), and 'Right Frame Largely Missing' (16L55), the first three fine used, the last (cat AU$3500) with damaged top left corner. BW 96(11)i, 96 (12A)j, 96(14)f, 96(16)l, cat AU$4450 (4)


    Lot 605
    Estimate: $40

    2d Red Punctured 'OS' and with 'Watermark Inverted' fine used (3)


    Lot 606
    Estimate: $150

    2d Red Punctured 'OS' variety 'Watermark Inverted' horizontal pair cancelled Sydney cds 6 AU 23 centred left and fine used, a scarce multiple. BW 96b(a), cat AU$600


    Lot 607
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    2d Red Punctured 'OS' variety 'Watermark Inverted' and with variety 'White Spot in Top Left Corner' (Electro 12, L33) fine used, a scarce combination. BW 96(12)b(a)I


    Lot 608
    Estimate: $550

    2d Red Electro 11 variety 'Retouched Nose' (11R10) left unit in horizontal strip of 3 reinforced with hinges, toned gum and one unit with vertical crease, but rare. BW 96(11)i, cat AU$2500+


    Lot 609
    Estimate: $220

    2d Red Electro 11 variety 'Retouched Nose' (11R10) two fine used examples. BW 96(11)i, cat AU$600 (2)


    Lot 610
    Estimate: $200

    2d Red Electro 11 variety 'Retouched Nose' (11R10) punctured 'OS' and with 'Watermark Inverted', small tear in top margin otherwise fine used and probably a unique combination. BW 96(11)a(i), cat AU$300++


    Lot 611
    Estimate: $400

    2d Red Electro 12A variety 'Recut 2 at Right' (12AR54) four examples fine used, one dated. BW 96(12A)j, cat AU$1000 (4)


    Lot 612
    Estimate: $50

    2d Red Electro 12A variety 'Recut 2 at Right and Broken Top to Crown' (12AR54), couple of slightly short perfs otherwise fine used and cancelled Port Lincoln (SA) cds, 3 MR 24. BW 96(12A)j, cat AU$250


    Lot 613
    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $1,150

    2d Red Electro 14 variety 'Retouched Face' (14L12) in block of 4 (14L5-6/11-12), large part OG with variety unit MUH, very fine and rare. BW 96(14)e, cat AU$3000+


    Lot 614
    Estimate: $600

    2d Red Electro 14 variety 'Retouched Face' (14L12) unused (cat AU$3000), no gum and with short perfs down right side, and used (2), one with a couple of shortish perfs. BW 96(14)e, cat AU$3800 (3)


    Lot 615
    Estimate: $80

    2d Red Electro 14 variety 'Retouched Face' (14L12) used with tiny thin on reverse, cancelled Moyhu (Vic) cds dated 26 AU 23. BW 96(14)e, cat AU$400


    Lot 616
    Estimate: $4,000

    2d Red Electro 16 variety 'Large White Flaw in Left Value Tablet' (16L4) large part OG, with horizontal crease across upper part of stamp not visible on face. An extremely rare variety in red, this is thought to be the only recorded mint example, and a major KGV rarity. Also a fine used example of State I of the same position (identified by a small white dot below loop of right-hand '2'. BW 96(16)f, cat AU$9750 (2)


    Lot 617
    Estimate: $1,750

    2d Red Electro 16 variety 'Large White flaw in Left Value Tablet' (16L4) fine used with machine cancel, matched with the pre-flaw state in red, and two examples of the variety in red-brown. A fine group. BW 96(16)f, 97(16)f, cat AU$3800 (4)


    Lot 618
    Estimate: $1,400

    2d Red Electro 16 variety 'Lower Frame Missing Under TWO PENCE' similar to 16R58 and 59, but with different associated flaws and with line watermark at right. Short light diagonal crease in lower right corner otherwise fine used. This is the only recorded example and is the stamp referred to in the footnote in the catalogue. BW cat for 16R58/59 AU$3500


    Lot 619
    Estimate: $110

    3d Blue small selection on hagners, with Harrison Plates M (4) and U (6, five punctured 'OS') shades, and plate flaws incl listed varieties 1L51, 1R30 U, and 2L19 'Broken Leg of Emu' M (2) and U (3); Mullett Plates with M corner block of 4 (3 X Type A, 1 x Type B, 3 MUH but few tone spots), Type B M & U, and Type A U block of 4. Generally good to fine (11M and 19U)


    Lot 620
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    3d Blue Die Ia Mullett Plates, mint (mostly) and used study on leaves of the primary and secondary varieties in Single and Small Multiple Wmks, including 3L22 in Single Wmk pair, and Small Multi Wmk Punctured 'OS' blocks of 4 in both perfs (Perf 14 block with Wmk Inv), 4R54 incl corner block of 4 Single Wmk, L41, R4, R25 primary flaws, also Plate 4 Mullett imprint pair. Some mint with varying degrees of toned gum, but many fine and MUH with very high catalogue value (44M and 11U)


    Lot 621
    Estimate: $100

    3d Blue Plate 4 Mullett imprint pair, 4R55 with variety 'White Flaw over IA of AUSTRALIA', very fine and mounted in gutter only


    Lot 622
    Estimate: $180

    3d Violet-Blue Harrison Plates variety 'Broken Leg of Emu' (2L19) mint (2, one with ragged perfs at left) and used (2, both dated). BW 104l, cat AU$350 (4)


    Lot 623
    Estimate: $120

    4d Pale Milky Blue variety 'Thin FOU of FOUR' fine used, with 2019 Drury Certificate. BW 112D(2)eb, cat AU$350


    Lot 624

    4½d Violet marginal with variety 'Shaved Top Frame at Left', tone spot on emu, MUH. BW 118e, cat AU$120 as hinged, normal cat for MUH AU$125


    Lot 625
    Estimate: $6,000

    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 626

    5d Chestnut Comb Perf JBC monogram corner pair, faintest trace of hinge. BW 123zb, cat AU$1750


    Lot 627
    Estimate: $100

    5d Bright Chestnut Rough Paper Single Line Perf 14 Punctured 'OS' fine used with Melbourne cds


    Lot 628
    Estimate: $400

    1/4d Turquoise-blue Punctured 'OS' block of 4 very fine MUH. BW 128ba, cat AU$1500


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