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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAGE DUES, MONOCOLOURED ISSUES

    Lot 495
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    Estimate: $1,200Starting Price: $950

    1902-1963 duplicated accumulation in stockbook, all issues represented both mint and used with 1902 Blank Base to 8d (incl 6 with SPECIMEN opts), 1902-04 Completed Base to 5/-, 1906-8 Wmk Crown over Single-lined A, 1907 Wmk Crown over Double-lined A d and 1d, 1909 1/-, 5/- with Stroke, 1909-11 Thick Paper to 5/-, 1913-23 Thin Paper to 1/-, 1922-30 Third Wmk to 6d, 1931-37 C of A Wmk to 1/-, and later issues with considerable duplication and many multiples. Some stamps with faults, including some rust on the early stamps, but mostly fine (approx 2,000)

           

    Lot 496
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    Estimate: $1,200Starting Price: $950

    1902 Blank Base extensive mint and used accumulation, comprising d M (86, incl pairs (6), blocks of 4 (3) and strip of 6), U (80, incl pairs (6) and block of 4), 1d M (34) and U (265, incl pairs (19), strip of 3, and blocks of 4 (20), 2d M (26), opt SPECIMEN, and U (329, incl pairs (9) and block of 4), 3d M (31, incl pair) and U (75), 4d M (32), opt SPECIMEN, U (343, incl pairs (8) and strip of 3), 6d M (17, incl corner strip of 3), U 60, incl pairs (2) and block of 4), 8d M (11, incl pair), opt SPECIMEN, U (10), 5/- M (2), U (25, incl pairs (2)). Condition varies, a number are somewhat faded, but the large proportion are good to fine, many are dated, and believed to be largely unsorted for perfs and plate varieties. Rarely offered in this quantity, and an exceptional opportunity for a study of the shades and plate flaws. Huge catalogue value, the mint alone with minimum cat AU$9320 (236 M, 1187 U)

                  

    Lot 497
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    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    1902 Blank Base Perf 11,12 d, 1d, 3d, 4d, and 6d Emerald blocks of 4 (3d and 4d marginal), all but d with Watermark Inverted, all very fine with d and 1d MUH, and 3d, 4d and 6d with upper pairs only lightly hinged. Scarce in this condition, BW cat AU$1140 (20)

      

    Lot 498
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1902 Blank Base Perf 11,12 d and 1d (latter Watermark Inverted) blocks of 4 very fine and hinged on upper pairs only, and 3d Watermark Inverted blocks of 8 and 4 MUH but with toning along perfs visible on reverse. BW cat AU$900 (20)

     

    Lot 499
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    Estimate: $1,200Starting Price: $900

    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 500
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1902 Blank Base d - 5/- fine used. SG D1-8, cat 200 (8)

     

    Lot 501
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    1902 Blank Base d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 6d and 8d overprinted vertical SPECIMEN, from the Tasmanian U.P.U. distribution, 1d, 3d, 4d and 6d with Watermark Inverted, fine and with large part OG. BW cat AU$700

     

    Lot 502
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    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    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 503
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    Estimate: $130Starting Price: $100

    1902 Blank Base: 1902 (22 December) picture postcard from G.B. to Sydney with 1d KEVII, hexagonal 'T' handstamp applied, and with 3d postage due affixed and tied by 'NSW' in ovals obliterator. Fine, and a surprisingly scarce value on cover, BW cat AU$250 as a solo franking

     

    Lot 504
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    1902 Blank Base 6d Emerald variety 'SW of NSW Not Fully Removed', left stamp of horizontal fine mint (large part OG) and another fine used. BW D9k, cat AU$875 (3)

     

    Lot 505
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    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 506
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    Estimate: $750Starting Price: $575

    1902 Blank Base Perf 11 x 11,12 1d Emerald mint (vertical crease), and used (5, two Watermark Inverted), also 1d and 2d cancelled-to-order with 'G.P.O.' corner cancels, large part OG. BW D3, 6, cat AU$2050 (8)

     

    Lot 507
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    Estimate: $1,400Starting Price: $1,050

    1902-04 Design Completed Watermark Crown over NSW: d to 5/- an extensive mint and used accumulation, comprising d M (41 incl two pairs) and U (103 incl pairs (2) and blocks of 4 (2)), 1d M (62 incl pairs (5)) and U (264 incl pairs (12) and strip of 3), 2d M (35 incl pairs (2)) and U (239 incl pairs (3) and strip of 3), 3d M (9) and U (133 incl pair), 4d M (12) and U (110 incl pairs (2) and strip of 3), 5d M (29 incl corner strip of 3 and block of 4) and U (106 incl pairs (3)), 6d M (13) and U (82), 8d M (7) and U (26), 10d M (9) and U (73 incl block of 4), 1/- M (8) and U (175 incl pairs (5)), 2/- M and U (67 incl pair), 5/- M (5) and U (103 incl pairs (7)). Wide range of shades, watermark positions and perfs unchecked. A proportion with faults, including fading, but the majority are good to fine. Rarely offered in this quantity and a unique opportunity to research this seldom studied issue, huge catalogue value (231 M, 1481 U)

                   

    Lot 508
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    Estimate: $1,300Starting Price: $1,050

    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 509
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    Estimate: $1,750Starting Price: $1,350

    1902-04 Design Completed 1d Emerald Perf 11 x 11,12 block of 20 (2 x 10) from left of sheet with selvedge three sides MUH, crease through 7th row, and bands of toning on reverse but very fine colour and an outstanding multiple of this scarce perforation. BW D20, cat AU$3500, SG D23 cat 420++

     

    Lot 510
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    Estimate: $1,500Starting Price: $1,150

    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 511
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    Estimate: $2,000Starting Price: $1,500

    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 512
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    Estimate: $700Starting Price: $525

    1906-08 Watermark Crown over Single-lined A: An extensive accumulation, comprising d M (29 incl strip of 3 and pair), and U (56 incl 3 pairs), 1d M (35 incl block of 6 and 2 pairs), and U (211 incl blocks of 4 (2) and pairs (12)), 2d M (12) and U (84 incl block of 4 and pair), 3d M (2, one no gum, other toned gum), 4d M (7) and U (69 incl pair), 6d U (57 incl block of 4). Some faded or with other faults, many of the mint with degrees of toning, range of shades and cancellations, rarely offered in this quantity and ideal for research. Huge catalogue value (141 M, 477 U)

          

    Lot 513
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    Estimate: $750Starting Price: $575

    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 514
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1906-08 Watermark Crown over Single-lined A 3d Green, part OG a little toned, especially at base, fine facial appearance. SG D48 cat 700, BW D52, cat AU$750

     

    Lot 515
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1906-08 Watermark Crown over Single-lined A 3d Green large part OG but with two patches of gum toning, 'fluffy' perfs, and in a remarkably strong Emerald shade unlike the usual pale shade of this rare stamp. SG D48, cat 750, BW D52, cat AU$750

     

    Lot 516
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1906-08 Watermark Crown over Single-lined A 3d Green fine used cancelled by faint barred obliterator. SG D48, cat 325, BW D52, cat AU$375

     

    Lot 517
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    Estimate: $800Starting Price: $600

    1907 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A d M (13) and U (4), 1d M (5) and U (18, incl pairs (2)), 2d M (4) and U, 4d M and U (2), 6d M (3) and U (12). Some stamps with faults, many of the mint with degrees of toning, however this issue is rarely offered in quantity. Very high catalogue value (26 M, 37 U)

      

    Lot 518
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    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 519
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    Estimate: $450Starting Price: $340

    1907 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A d - 6d Dull Green large part OG (d with Watermark Inverted), 4d with toned gum, and 6d few shortish perfs at right. SG D53-57 cat 900, BW 56-60, cat AU$1565 (5)

     

    Lot 520
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1907 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A d - 6d Dull Green used set, the d, 1d, 2d and 6d with cds cancels, 2d a few short perfs at right, otherwise fine. SG D53-57 cat 600, BW D56-60, cat AU$1150 (5)

     

    Lot 521
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1907 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A d Dull Green block of 4 variety 'Watermark Inverted' MUH, the lower pair with light gum toning at base. BW D56, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 522
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1909 Stroke After Figure of Value 1/- Dull Green M (3, all with toning) and U (69 incl pair) and 5/- Dull Green U (32). Some faded or with faults, but a remarkable accumulation suitable for research, high catalogue value (3 M, 101 U)

     

    Lot 523
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    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    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 524
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    Estimate: $1,750Starting Price: $1,350

    1908-09 Stroke After Value 10/- Dull Green with Watermark Inverted as always, very fine with good colour and large part OG. BW D64 cat AU$3750, SG D61 cat 2500

     

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