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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KING GEORGE V SIDEFACE ISSUES, SINGLE WATERMARK

    Lot 492
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    d Green solo franking on 1917 (5 Mar) unsealed printed envelope 'VOTE J.C.L. FITZPATRICK/THE SELECTED NATIONAL CANDIDATE', tied by Orange cds and addressed to Amaroo. Attractive

     

    Lot 493
    O ]
    Estimate: $500Starting Price: $380

    d Green variety 'Clubbed Fraction Bar at Left' (3R11) cancelled Sydney machine ds. BW 63(3)r, cat AU$1500

     

    Lot 494
    O ]
    Estimate: $800Starting Price: $600

    d 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 495
    O ]
    Estimate: $550Starting Price: $420

    d 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 496
    C ]
    Estimate: $160Starting Price: $120

    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 497
    C/PS ]
    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    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 498
    C ]
    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

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

     

    Lot 499
    C ]
    Estimate: $30Starting Price: $22

    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 500
    O ]
    Estimate: $900Starting Price: $675

    1d Salmon Eosin centred left and cancelled by N.S.W. cds, 24 DE 17. Some pink staining on reverse, otherwise fine. BW 71S, cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 501
    O ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1d Brown-red punctured 'OS' centred left, fine with part Dandenong (Vic) cds, scarce. BW 71Wbb, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 502
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1d 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 503
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1d Red Electro 15 variety 'Substituted Cliche' (15R40) with very light machine cancel. BW 89(15)ib, cat AU$800

     

    Lot 504
    O ]
    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    1d Red Electro 23 variety 'Cracked Electro Through King's Neck to Beard' (23R44, advanced state), fine used cancelled dated cds, 24 AP 26. BW 89(23)r, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 505
    * ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

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

     

    Lot 506
    O ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    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 507
    ** ]
    Estimate: $800Starting Price: $600

    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 508
    * ]
    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    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 509
    * ]
    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    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 510
    O ]
    Estimate: $800Starting Price: $600

    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 511
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

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

     

    Lot 512
    O ]
    Estimate: $140Starting Price: $105

    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 513
    * ]
    Estimate: $500Starting Price: $380

    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 514
    O ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

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

     

    Lot 515
    O ]
    Estimate: $160Starting Price: $120

    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 516
    O ]
    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    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 517
    O ]
    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    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 518
    (*)/O ]
    Estimate: $500Starting Price: $380

    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 519
    O ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    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 520
    O ]
    Estimate: $160Starting Price: $120

    2d Red Electro 14 variety 'Retouched Face' (14L12) fine used. BW 96(14)e, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 521
    */O ]
    Estimate: $4,000Starting Price: $3,000

    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 522
    O ]
    Estimate: $1,500Starting Price: $1,150

    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 523
    O ]
    Estimate: $1,200Starting Price: $900

    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 524
    **/*/O ]
    Estimate: $90Starting Price: $70

    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 525
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

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

     

    Lot 526
    */O ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    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 527
    */O ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    4d Orange selection of mostly dated examples demonstrating the shades of the various printings, including 4d Lemon (x 8), and including NWPI mint (x 2)v and punctured 'OS' (6), also a few stationery cut-outs (105)

       

    Lot 528
    O ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

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

     

    Lot 529
    * ]
    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    4d Blue Harrison Plates variety 'Watermark Inverted' in Bright Ultramarine and Dull Ultramarine shades, large part OG. BW 113A,Baa, cat AU$400 (2)

     

    Lot 530
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $6,000Starting Price: $4,600

    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 531
    * ]
    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    5d Brown Single Line Perf JBC Monogram pair, R59 variety 'Retouched N.E. Corner State II', R60 variety 'Flawed P of PENCE State II', pencil notes in right selvedge erased, and with toned gum. BW 122zg, cat AU$1500

     

    Lot 532
    ** ]
    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

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

     

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