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COOLGARDIE CYCLE EXPRESS COMPANY: Bicycle 1/- & 2/6d with part-o.g.; and Camel 6d 2/- & 5/-, a few blemishes, large-part (sandy) o.g.; all but the 2/- are marginal examples. (Qty 5)
COOLGARDIE CYCLE EXPRESS COMPANY: 1895 Bicycle 1/- lower-right (with Double Perfs at right) & 2/6d lower-left corner blocks of 4 with part- or large-part o.g. (Qty 2 blocks)
COOLGARDIE CYCLE EXPRESS COMPANY: 1895 Bicycle 1/- with no gum & 2/6d with large-part o.g. marginal blocks of 8 (4x2). Blocks larger than 4 are scarce. [For illustrations, please visit our website] (Qty 2 blocks)
LAKE LEFROY GOLDFIELD CYCLE MAIL: 1897 (Jan) 6d pink/greenish, good colour of both paper & printing, characteristic misaligned perforations, a couple of very shallow & insignificant thin spots, unused. Reynolds & Pope Census #M23 of the 41 unused examples recorded. One of the few examples that don't have significant faults, and one of the finest examples we have seen. [A very fine example - with selvedge at the base - Ex Peter Basterfield, sold for $6612 at our auction of 14/8/2010]
LAKE LEFROY GOLDFIELD CYCLE MAIL: 1897 (Jan) 6d pink/greenish, good colour, significant faults but of reasonable facial appearance, light manuscript cancellation. Reynolds & Pope Census #U17 of the 24 used examples recorded. [More attractive than Cecil Walkley's defective example that sold for $862 (2010). His two fine used examples sold for $3335 & $2645 respectively]