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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

VICTORIA




5

O*

Double Perforations selection including Woodblocks 2/- blue/green, DLR 2d x2, Bell d pair, Naish d, later 9d green x2 (one on registered piece), 'POSTAGE' 1d, 1d perf 'OS' mint block of 4, etc, a few minor faults. Scarce lot. (Qty 21 items)

350.00

No longer available


32

F

A/B

CAMPBELL & FERGUSSON PRINTINGS: 1d dull red SG 26b horizontal interpanneau strip of 4 [23-24-19-20], the third & fourth units with Redrawn Lines at the Base, a little cut-into at places, minor stain at upper-right, Cat 440+. The equal-largest recorded multiple. [Gary Diffen recorded only three strips of 4. His very fine but heavily cancelled strip sold for 1800]

1000.00

$950.00




36

F

B/C

CAMPBELL & FERGUSSON PRINTINGS: 3d greenish blue SG 29a horizontal interpanneau strip of 4, margins just clear to large, the third unit with ironed-out vertical crease, light soiling, Barred Oval '18' cancels of Portland, Cat 220++. A very rare multiple.

500.00

$380.00














38

O

CAMPBELL & FERGUSSON PRINTINGS: Stone D 3d annotated study of the SG 31 to 31d group, many pairs including interpanneau [13-7] & a block of 4, also Abnormal pair [24-23], strip of 3 [11-12-9] & strip of 4 [23-24-21-22], a good range of Coloured Lines and White or Coloured Flaws, Creased Transfers x13, etc, condition variable but many are fine to very fine & a couple are noted as being superb. Ex JRW Purves & mostly on his pages. (Qty 160 approx)

2500.00

$2,000.00



QUEEN-ON-THRONE














47

O

LITHOGRAPHED BY CAMPBELL & CO: Plated examples from Stone 2 x37 including pairs x9 (one vertical), Stone 3 x13 including two pairs (one vertical, damaged but with Kiss Print at Right), Stone 4 x5, Stone 5 x8 including a pair, Stone 6 x10 including pairs x2 (one vertical), Stone 7 x45 including pairs x16 (five vertical), Stone 8 x28 including pairs x8 (two vertical) and Stone 9 x39 including pairs x9, most with full margins including a few enormous examples, some faults but generally fine to very fine with numerous attractive singles & pairs throughout, Cat 7300 approximately. An unusual opportunity to acquire a large number of 160 year old plated stamps for a very modest outlay. (Qty 185)

3000.00

$4,000.00












50

O

LITHOGRAPHED BY CAMPBELL & FERGUSSON: Plated examples from Stone A x37 including pairs x16 (two vertical), Stone B x29 including pairs x11 (three vertical), Stone C x38 including pairs x14 (two vertical), and Stone D x21 including pairs x5, most with full margins including a few enormous examples, some faults but generally fine to very fine with numerous attractive singles and pairs throughout, Cat 3750 approximately. Another unusual opportunity. (Qty 125)

1500.00

$2,600.00






52

O

A/B

LITHOGRAPHED BY CAMPBELL & FERGUSSON: Creased Transfers group comprising Stone A (i) [Pos 30] & [Pos 38]; and Stone C (ii) [Pos 9], [Pos 17-18] two pairs in different shades, [Pos 18], [Pos 40] & [Pos 48], all with full margins, some minor imperfections due to the poor grade of the paper. Grossly underrated for not being listed by Gibbons. [Geoff Kellow states at page 78 "On the basis of quantities printed, each of these varieties [is] of similar rarity to the 'TVO' variety". NB: Pos 18 presents as 'TVVO'!] (Qty 8 items)

500.00

$1,500.00




53

V

B

LITHOGRAPHED BY CAMPBELL & FERGUSSON: Stone A 2d [Y-B] with the Major Creased Transfer 'TVO PENCE' SG 36b, margins good to large, minor imperfections, neat BN '1' of Melbourne intrudes on the variety, Cat 1300.

600.00

$650.00




54

F

B

LITHOGRAPHED BY CAMPBELL & FERGUSSON: Stone C (ii) horizontal strip of 3 [Pos 17-19] all three units are Creased Transfers, [18] with 'TVVO PENCE', margins good to large, minor creasing. A significant positional piece.

400.00

$850.00




55

G

A+/B

LITHOGRAPHED BY CAMPBELL & FERGUSSON: Stone C Substituted Transfers on Pane (iv) three horizontal pairs comprising 1) [T-X & M-Q] Pos 19-12, margins close to large, light ironed-out crease; 2) [D-I & W-A] Pos 29-22, margins close to large, superb!; and 3) [C-H & R-W] Pos 28-42, the first unit shaved at the base & with vertical crease. Rare & technically important items. [Ten contiguous positions (2x5) were substituted. Geoff Kellow states at pages 78-79 "Probably six or seven of each of the five horizontal pairs are known...Examples in perfect condition are extremely rare; most of the surviving stamps have faults of one sort or another." Jim Johnstone's very fine "complete set" of five horizontal pairs sold for $9200]

2500.00

$3,200.00



WOODBLOCKS (SG 32-35, 53-61, 82, 102 & 129-130c)




60

C

A

1857 Experimental Separations 6d orange Serrated 18-19 SG 60 with serrations except at right tied to late-1857 cover to Scotland "p City of Sydney" by light BN '1' of Melbourne, 'GOUROCK/JA14/1858' arrival b/s. "City of Sydney" departed Melbourne 16.11.1857, arrived Suez 27.12.1857; "Teviot" departed Alexandria 29.12.1857, arrived Southampton 12.1.1858.

500.00

$600.00



EMBLEMS




62

O

4d study on leaves including imperf Wmk Star (22, including two pairs & two Spot on Chin flaws), Rouletted at Melbourne GPO (4), Rouletted by Calvert (5), Robinson imperfs on Vertically-Laid Paper (3), Rouletted pairs (5) & Perf 12 on Wove Paper (17, including a pair) and on Horizontally-Laid Paper (29, including five pairs & three with Cracked Plate flaws), condition fair to fine. Ex Jack Ganly. (Qty 93)

400.00

$600.00
















63

O

Packet of auction lots on pages etc as acquired as long ago as the 1960s with very little removed, many multiples including Imperf 1d strips of 4 x4, 4d "offset" & 4d very fine strip of 4, Rouletted 2d strip of 4 & block of 4, Perf 12 1d strips of 4 x3, 2d strip of 4 & 4d strip of 3, a few are apparently unused, condition rather mixed but many fine & attractive stamps noted. Some Ex JRW Purves and Russell Jones. (Qty 700+)

2000.00

$4,000.00




64

F

A

1859 Perf 12 by Robinson 1d yellow-green vertical pair Imperforate Horizontally SG 76a, separated clear of the design at top & base, with 1/- Octagonal all tied to piece by indistinct BN & American arrival cds, grossly undercatalogued at 450. [Geoff Kellow at page 120 records three examples - one in the Royal Collection - & states another has been "reported". This example is superior to Ken Barelli's pair - illustrated by Kellow at Colour Plate 8 - which is cut-into at the base. It sold at the Prestige auction of 2.5.2014 for $4370]

3000.00

$16,000.00














65

C

A

1859 Perf 12 by Robinson 4d dull rose-red SG 80 with Prominent Diagonal Feather Flaw - a very rare, apparently unique franking - tied to cover by light BN '48' clear of the variety, light 'HAWTHORNE/[crown]/AP14/1859/VICTORIA' b/s, Melbourne transit of the same date & Geelong arrival of AP15/59, grossly undercatalogued at 325 x2+ on cover. With lengthy partly cross-written lady's letter. [Gibbons states that reserves of old issues Perf 12 by Robinson were issued Jan-May 1859, and that Perf 12 stamps printed by Robinson were issued only from May 1859. Geoff Kellow at page 119 states "about 8 copies are known...one on piece dated 12.2.1859". No usage on cover is recorded. Ken Barelli's superb example sold at the Prestige auction of 2.5.2014 for $1840]

5000.00

$19,000.00



LAUREATES


71

C

A

SIX PENCE: 1867-70 Emergency Printings on Saunders Paper with 'THREE/PENCE' or 'FOUR/PENCE' Watermarks SG 165 & 166 (stated to be the earliest recorded usage on cover) tied by Melbourne duplexes to covers to Launceston. Very scarce frankings. Ex Rodney Perry. (Qty 2)

300.00

$400.00




77

F

A C1

1885-95 Wmk '33' 3d bistre-yellow as SG 299b but with the Watermark Sideways, 'R'-in-circle cancel. An unrecognised rarity. Ex Colonel Harrie Evans. [Unlisted by Gibbons and unrecorded by Geoff Kellow for 3d in any watermark]

400.00

$700.00




367

PS

B A1

UP TRAIN 4: Type 3 (CDS with 'GM4' Error) very fine cancel of JA8/83 on 1d Postal Card with message headed "Evening News Office", to Melbourne (arrival b/s), two small filled spikeholes well clear of the cds. Rated RRRRR as the only recorded example cancelling a stamp on cover.

250.00

No longer available




368

C

A- A1

UP TRAIN 4: Type 3 (CDS with 'GM4' Error) very fine strike of JA19/76 on face of cover with Bell 2d cancelled with very fine 'TPO/ 4 ' obliterator, apparently from a Bendigo sender but missorted into the Melbourne Up Train mail, the error apparently noted by the Up Train mail guard who also applied the 'POSTED OUT/OF COURSE' h/s at upper-left, the cover then sent back to Bendigo with octagonal 'DOWN TRAIN/MG 3' b/s, Sandhurst transit & 'WHITE HILLS' arrival b/s, minor repaired flap tears. Illustrated at page 59. [Addressed to "7th White Hill". The area was named after the large mullock heaps containing so much quartz crystal that they gleamed in the sunshine]

400.00

No longer available




369

PS

B A1+

UP TRAIN 4: Type 3 (CDS with 'GM4' Error) superb strike of FE22/81 on face of 1d Postal Card cancelled with superb 'TPO/ 4 ' obliterator, from Castlemaine with Melbourne arrival b/s, small central spikehole.

250.00

No longer available


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