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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAGE DUES, MONOCOLOURED ISSUES

    Lot 737
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $125

    1902-63 small mint and used range on hagners, few monocolours including 1902 Blank Base d CTO block of 4, bicolours mostly from post-war C of A Wmk and No Wmk printings, with values to 5/- including a few CTO blocks. also a few odd State revenue stamps (146)

        

    Lot 738
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1902 Blank Base d - 5/- Emerald fine mint with part OG, the 1d with Watermark Inverted. BW cat AU$765 (8)

     

    Lot 739
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    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    1902 Blank Base d - 5/- in used blocks of 4 (2d a block of 6), 1d and 4d with Watermark Inverted, very fine and scarce, BW cat AU$1528 (28)

     

    Lot 740
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1902 Blank Base d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d and 6d used blocks of 4, the 1d, 3d, 4d and 6d with Watermark Inverted, few short perfs otherwise fine. BW Cat AU$428 (24)

     

    Lot 741
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    Estimate: $1,200 Purchase Price : $1,049

    1902 Blank Base d - 5/- Perf 11-12 (1d and 4d with wmk inverted), 1d and 2d Compound Perf 11-12 and 11 (2d with wmk inverted), and 1d Perf 11, all fine used and mostly dated examples, the rare 1d Perf 11 cancelled at Yaamba (Qld) AU 28 03. The complete set of all perfs and rarely offered as such. BW cat AU$2150+, SG cat 1485 (11)

     

    Lot 742
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1902 Blank Base d - 8d Emerald overprinted vertical SPECIMEN as used for the Tasmanian U.P.U. distribution, the 1d, 3d, 4d and 6d with 'watermark Inverted', large part OG and a fine set. BW cat AU$700 (7)

     

    Lot 743
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    Estimate: $900 Realised Price : $850

    1902 Blank Base d - 8d Emerald overprinted vertical SPECIMEN as used for the Tasmanian U.P.U. distribution and with additional 'ULTRAMAR' handstamp in blue applied by the Portuguese P.O. prior to sending to their overseas Colonies. The 1d, 3d, 4d, and 6d have the watermark inverted. Part OG on some, the 1d is somewhat faded, and there is minor toning on the reverse of several stamps. A scarce set, BW cat AU$2125 (note that the catalogue inadvertently omits the 1d and 8d listings)

     

    Lot 744
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    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,350

    1902 Blank Base d, 1d, 2d, 4d, 6d and 5/- and 1902-04 Base Completed 5d, 10d, 1/- and 2/- affixed to piece of ledger page, each handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' in purple as applied by the Portuguese P.O. to stamps prior to sending to their overseas Colonies. These stamps represent the Queensland U.P.U. distribution, which were supplied in mint condition. Tone spot on 5/-, and others with slight overall toning however an attractive and a rare set. Only the d, 2d and 10d are currently catalogued by BW, at AU$325 each (10)

     

    Lot 745
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    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    1902 Blank Base 1d Emerald-green Perf 11, with manuscript indelible pencil cancel and part OG, a very fine example of this rare stamp. BW D4 cat AU$1250, SG D12 cat 900

     

    Lot 746
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    1902 Blank Base 3d and 6d, and 1902-04 Base Completed d, 1d, 4d, 5d and 1/- with four-ring CTO cancellation used for the Western Australian U.P.U. distribution. The d and 4d with Watermark Inverted, 1/- without gum, others part OG and generally fine. BW cat AU$700 (7)

     

    Lot 747
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    Estimate: $70 Realised Price : $55

    1902 Blank Base 6d Emerald fine used horizontal strip of 5 cancelled 'R' in oval and showing missing perf pin variety. BW D9, cat AU$100+

     

    Lot 748
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1902 Blank Base 5/- Emerald used horizontal strip of 3, few perfs separated between the left-hand pair otherwise fine and scarce. BW D11, cat AU$375+

     

    Lot 749
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    Estimate: $850 Realised Price : $800

    1902-04 Completed Design d-5/- used, with virtually all perf varieties, comprising 1d, 3d (Wmk Inv), 5d, 10d, 1/-, 2/- Perf 11,12 (lacking the 2d), d, 1d, 2d (Wmk Inv), 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d (Wmk Inv), 8d (Wmk Inv), 10d, 1/-, 2/-, 5/- (Wmk Inv), Cpd Perf 11, 12 and 11, d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 1/-, 5/- Perf 11 (d, 2d, 3d, 4d and 6d with Wmk Inv). All fine to very fine and mostly with cds cancels, many dated. Also 1909 With Stroke 1/- and 5/- fine used with Perth Post Restante cds. Rarely offered so complete, SG cat 1552 (29)

     

    Lot 750
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    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,900

    1902-04 Base Completed d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 6d, 8d and 1/- Perf 11,12 x 11, and 5d, 10d Perf 11,12 in mint blocks of 4, the 2d, 4d, 6d and 8d with Watermark Inverted. There is some gum toning on the upper pairs, otherwise large part OG with most units MUH, a difficult group to assemble. BW cat AU$5400 as hinged (40)

     

    Lot 751
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    Estimate: $1,300 Purchase Price : $1,165

    1902-04 Base Completed d - 20/- overprinted SPECIMEN (Type 2) complete with all variations, comprising Perf 11,12 5d, 10d, 1/- and 2/-, Perf 11 x 11,12 d, 1d (both Wmk Inv), Perf 11,12 x 11 2d, 3d, 4d, 8d, 5/- (all Wmk Inv except 2d), and Perf 11 d, 1d, 6d (all Wmk Inv), 10/- and 20/-. All very fine with large part OG with a number MUH (incl 5/- and 20/-). Rarely offered in this quality (16)

     

    Lot 752
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    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $1,600

    1902-04 Base Completed d, 1d (2), 2d, 4d, and 5d (2), plus 1902 Blank Base 6d, with four-ring CTO cancellation as used for the Western Australian U.P.U. distribution, and each with portion of the Madagascar triple-ring U.P.U. receiving handstamp in red. The d a little faded, and some with areas on toning on reverse. A scarce group with only three sets possible, BW cat AU$2500 (8)

     

    Lot 753
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    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,500

    1902-04 Base Completed d - 20/- overprinted SPECIMEN for N.S.W. U.P.U. distribution, and additionally handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' in blue by Portuguese P.O. prior to forwarding to its overseas Colonies. d, 1d, 3d, 4d, 6d and 5/- (perf fault) with Watermark Inverted, all without gum and all but the 1/- somewhat faded to varying degrees. A scarce set, BW cat AU$4725 (13)

     

    Lot 754
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1902-04 Base Completed 5d Emerald Perf. 12,12 block of 24 from base of sheet with manuscript crayon cancellation in black (some perf separation and reinforcement), and 10d Emerald Perf 11,12 block of 18 cancelled Poste Restante Perth cds (part OG but with adhesions on reverse), scarce multiples. BW D29, 35, cat AU$1170+ (42)

     

    Lot 755
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    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $850

    1902-04 Base Completed 10d, 1/- and 2/- Emerald as supplied mint by Queensland for U.P.U. distribution and showing portions of Madagascar triple-ring receiving handstamp, no gum otherwise fine and rare with only three sets possible. BW cat AU$975 (3)

     

    Lot 756
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    Estimate: $90 Realised Price : $230

    1902-04 Base Completed d Emerald Perf 11,12 x 11 horizontal gutter pair showing additional line of perforation down gutter, creating double perf variety, very fine MUH. BW D13b. cat AU$100+

     

    Lot 757
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1902-04 Base Completed 1d Emerald Perf 11,12 x 11 block of 15 from base of sheet part OG, few units with marks on reverse and stain in lower selvedge under one unit, however a scarce multiple. BW D16, cat AU$225+

     

    Lot 758
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1902-04 Base Completed 3d Emerald Perf 11,12 x 11 Watermark Upright block of 39 from right side of sheet cancelled 'PARCELS POST/G.P.O. SYDNEY' cds, 3 OC 09. Significantly toned on reverse, particularly around perfs which is partially visible on face. Nevertheless a rare and possibly record multiple of this stamp. BW D24A, cat AU$975+

     

    Lot 759
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    Estimate: $1,500 Purchase Price : $1,340

    1902-04 Base Completed 10/- Dull Green very fine with large part OG and lightly hinged, small gum stain apparently caused by hinge. SG D43, cat 2000

     

    Lot 760
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    Estimate: $2,000 Purchase Price : $1,748

    1902-04 Base Completed 10/- Dull Green cancelled by portion of Sydney Parcel Post cds in violet, very fine and rare, and with 2007 BPA Certificate. BW D44 cat AU$4000, SG D43 cat 1800

     

    Lot 761
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    Estimate: $3,250 Realised Price : $2,500

    1902-04 Base Completed 20/- Dull Green very fine part OG with several light hinge remainders. SG D44, cat 4250

     

    Lot 762
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    Estimate: $750 Purchase Price : $670

    1906-08 Watermark Crown over Single-lined A d-6d Green Perf 11,12 x 11. Very fine for this issue with large part OG (d and 1d MUH), 3d slightly toned gum but also MUH. SG D45-50, cat 1000+ (6)

     

    Lot 763
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1906-08 Watermark Crown over Single-lined A d Light Green top left corner sheet no. irregular block of 22 cancelled straight-line 'FEB 26 1912' in violet. A fine and striking multiple, sheet number pieces are scarce. BW D46A, cat AU$220+

     

    Lot 764
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1906-08 Watermark Crown over Single-lined A d Light Green blocks of 20 (x 2) and 3 cancelled straight-line 'FEB 26 1912' in violet, fine and attractive. BW D46A, cat AU$430 (43)

     

    Lot 765
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    Estimate: $1,750 Purchase Price : $1,573

    1906-08 Watermark Crown over Single-lined A 1d Dull Green Perf 11, part OG with two light hinge remainders, a rare stamp in this condition. BW D48 cat AU$4500, SG D51 cat 3000

     

    Lot 766
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    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $2,800

    1906-08 Watermark Crown over Single-lined A 2d Emerald from base of sheet with error 'Imperforate at Base', fine with part OG. Apart from a block of 4 and pair in the Royal Collection, this is the only recorded example and a major Postage Due rarity. With 2002 RPSV Certificate. BWD50b, cat AU$5000

     

    Lot 767
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    Estimate: $450 Purchase Price : $397

    1906-08 Watermark Crown over Single-lined A 3d Light Green very lightly hinged and good colour, some light gum toning but a fine example of this scarce stamp. BW D52 cat AU$750, SG D48 cat 650

     

    Lot 768
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1906-8 Watermark Crown over Single-lined A 3d Green typical pale shade for this, large part OG but with peripheral gum toning, a scarce stamp. SG D48, cat 700

     

    Lot 769
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1907 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A d - 6d Light Green, the d and 1d with Watermark Inverted. All large part OG, the 4d and 6d a little gum toned. SG D53-57, cat 750 (5)

     

    Lot 770
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    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $400

    1907 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A d, 1d, 2d, 4d, and 6d Dull Green, all very fine with large part OG and lightly hinged (d MUH) (5)

     

    Lot 771
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    Estimate: $1,500 Purchase Price : $1,340

    1907 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A d Light Green the bottom three rows of a sheet with Watermark Inverted, Rows 9 and 10 being Watermark Marginal Letters only. Very fine and fresh MUH with full OG, a very scarce multiple. BW D56, cat AU$3300++ (36)

     

    Lot 772
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    Estimate: $900 Realised Price : $675

    1907 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A 4d Light Green block of 4 variety 'Watermark Inverted', very fine with lower pair MUH, a very scarce multiple. BW D59a cat AU$1700, SG D56a, cat 1000

     

    Lot 773
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    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    1908-09 2/- Dull Green with part OG, fine colour and well-centred, with 1996 Roumet Certificate. BW D63 cat AU$1000, SG D60 cat 1000

     

    Lot 774
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $400

    1908-09 Stroke After Value 2/- Dull Green fine with portion of cds reading '. . .SCAW. . . ' (?), probably non-contemporary, and with 2011 Brandon Certificate stating no opinion on the cancellation can be given. Genuinely used examples are catalogued AU$30000 by BW and 14000 by SG

     

    Lot 775
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    Estimate: $2,000 Purchase Price : $1,748

    1908-09 Stroke After Figure of Value 10/- Dull Green very fine with large part OG and very lightly hinged, an exceptional example of this rarity. BW D64, cat AU$3750, SG D61, cat 2500

     

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