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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - Myths & Legends
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1934 Hermes No Watermark1/6d claret ACSC #161 upper-right corner block of 8 (2x4), exceptional centring, a couple of minor gum bends, unmounted, Cat $1000+. Multiples of this size are scarce. Ex "Pollie's Hoard".
POSTAL FISCALS:1863-80 St George & the Dragon Perf 11½ 10/- salmon SG F25 horizontal pair, large-part o.g., Cat £1100++. A very rare multiple. Ex Trevor Hiscock. RPSofV Certificate (2013).
VICTORIA - Postal History
1867cover endorsed "From 61 Co Wm Grimes Sergeant Royal Marines LI/HMS Galatea Melbourne" and countersigned (Marines Captain) "RF Taylor", to London with GB 1d Plate '91' tied by light 'A81' mailboat cancel used aboard P&O "Tanjore", light 'LONDON N/ A6 /FE17/68' arrival cds in red on the face, repaired flap tears & a few moderate tonespots. Carried per P&O "Geelong", departed Sydney 24/12/1867; "Nubia", departed Galle 18/1/1868; "Tanjore", departed Alexandria 5/2/1868, arrived Southampton 17/2/1868. Ex Gerald Ellott. [The only naval cover from Victoria in Gerald Ellott's exceptional collection of Royal Naval Mail]
1913-19 Seahorses De La Rue 2/6d deep yellow-brown SG Spec #N64(5) with italicised Type 23 'SPECIMEN' Overprint, well centred marginal example from the right of the sheet, unmounted, SG Spec Cat £1400+ for mounted.