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The Grahway Collection
of Australia and States and New Zealand and Dependencies


Tasmania




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Lot 157

"CAMP TOWN/18. Oct. 53", boxed postmark in on small folded letter from Campbell Town to Launceston, manuscript "Paid" and red "4" rate, Launceston receiver on top flap, which folds up nicely for display, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150

The first postage stamps of Tasmania were issued just two weeks after this letter was posted.

Realized $60.
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Lot 158

"CAMP TOWN/18. Sept. 54.", boxed postmark as transit marking on folded address leaf from London to Launceston, endorsed "per 'Black Warrior'", landed at Melbourne with faint red "Ship Letter/ GPO Victoria circular datestamp (14 Sep) on upper flap, along with Launceston receiver the same day, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 159
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d blue, 1st printing (SG 2), canceled partial "?8" numeral, exceptionally large margins, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott 1; $1,350.
SG £1,500 ($2,520).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 160
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d blue, 1st printing (SG 2), canceled bold Launceston "59", large balanced margins and bright color; faint toning upper left corner, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott 1; $1,350.
SG £1,500 ($2,520).
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 161
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d blue, 2nd printing (SG 4), horizontal strip of 3, two huge margins, just touching at left and bottom, canceled three strikes Avoca "11", Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 1a; $3,600 ++.
SG £3,900 ++ ($6,550).
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

A rare, completely sound multiple.

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Lot 162
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d pale blue, reprint proof from defaced plate (SG 3), full sheet of 24 with Best and Coard imprints; minor flaws in margin, Very Fine.
Scott 1a var.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 163
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d bright brownish orange, plate I, 1st state (SG 6), canceled bold Hobart Town "64" and bit of red transit marking, margins just clear to large on two sides, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 2 var.
SG £1,200 ($2,020).
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 164
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d red orange, plate I, 2nd state (SG 7), canceled bold Hobart Town "64", four full margins, Very Fine.
Scott 2; $450.
SG £475 ($800).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 165
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d orange, plate I, 2nd state (SG 8), canceled Hobart Town "64", large balanced margins, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott 2a; $450.
SG £450 ($760).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 166
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d pale orange, plate I, 2nd state (SG 9), light cancel, large even margins, Very Fine.
Scott 2 var.
SG £450 ($760).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 167
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d orange, plate II (blurred impression) (SG 10), light cancel, three large margins, barely touching frame line at left, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 2b; $450.
SG £425 ($710).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 168
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d dull orange, plate II (blurred impression) (SG 11), clear Lauceston "59" cancel, large margins on three sides, just touching at bottom, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 2b var.
SG £375 ($630).
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 169
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d orange, plate I, reprint proof from defaced plate (SG 3), full sheet of 24 with Best and Coard imprints, Very Fine.
Scott 1a var.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 170
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1853, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d orange, plate II, reprint proof from defaced plate (SG 3), full sheet of 24 with Best and Coard imprints, Very Fine.
Scott 1a var.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 171
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1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head" without country name or denomination (SG 14), reprint die proof on card in dark green and in deep brown-purple, Very Fine.
Scott 4.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $225.
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Lot 172
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1855, "Van Dieman's Land", 2d deep green, imperf (SG 15), Large Star watermark, lightly canceled, clear to large margins, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott 5a; $625.
SG £500 ($840).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 173
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1855, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d deep blue, imperf (SG 17), Large Star watermark, unused without gum, exceptionally fresh with rich color, two clear margins, just into frame at left and bottom; thinned at top, Fine appearance, 2013 Ceremuga certificate.
Scott 6; $3,250.
SG £3,750 ($6,300).
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 174
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1855, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d blue, imperf (SG 18), Large Star watermark, unused without gum, 3+ margins, bright color; light surface abrasion on Queen's forehead, otherwise Fine.
Scott 6a; $3,250.
SG £3,750 ($6,300).
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $250.
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Lot 175
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1857, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d-4d, imperf, 4 different (SG 25, 31, 36, 37), Double-lined Numeral watermark, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 11b, 12b, 13, 13a; $235.
SG £162 ($270).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 176
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1857, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d imperfs, watermarked double-lined numeral, group of six specialist items (SG 26//28), comprising a single with inverted watermark, two singles with straight-topped "1" in watermark, a single canceled "N. Norfolk/ 6. 66.", a pair canceled Langford "54" and a strip of 3 canceled Launceston "52", Fine to Very Fine, a most attractive group.
Scott 11a//d.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 177
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1857, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d pale red brown, imperf (SG 26), Double-lined Numeral watermark, regummed, four huge margins (bit of adjacent stamps visible on three sides), Extremely Fine.
Scott 11b; $650.
SG £500 ($840).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 178
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1857, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d pale red brown, imperf (SG 26), horizontal strip of 4, Double-lined Numeral watermark, canceled two bold strikes Torquay "91", large margins to just touching in spots, fresh and Fine.
Scott 11b; $210 ++.
SG £140 ++ ($240).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $100.
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Lot 179
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1863, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d brick red and 1d dull vermilion, imperf (SG 27, 28), each in strip of 3, Double-lined Numeral watermark, 1st canceled Carrick "18"s, 2nd Launceston "52"s, both with virtually four margins, Very Fine.
Scott 11d, 11a; $353+.
SG £195+ ($330).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 180
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1867, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d vermilion & 1d carmine, imperf (SG 28, 29), Double-lined Numeral watermark, unused without gum, three-margin copies, Very Good to Fine.
Scott 11a, 11; $505.
SG £600 ($1,010).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $50.
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Lot 181
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1865, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d dull vermilion, imperf (SG 28), Double-lined Numeral watermark, unused without gum, large balanced margins and bright color, Extremely Fine.
Scott 11a; $325.
SG £300 ($500).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 182
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1865, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d dull vermilion, imperf (SG 28), Double-lined Numeral watermark, two large pre-printing paper folds, canceled light Lauceston "60", Very Fine, A rare and rather spectacular variety.
Scott 11a.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 183
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1865, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d dull vermilion, imperf (SG 28), horizontal strip of 4, Double-lined Numeral watermark, canceled three beautifully struck Brighton "10"s, large margins to just touching in spots, fresh and Fine.
Scott 11a; $230 ++.
SG £120 ++ ($200).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $100.
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Lot 184
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1865, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d dull vermilion, imperf (SG 28), horizontal strip of 4, Double-lined Numeral watermark, canceled three strikes Hobart Town "68", nearly four margins, fresh and Fine.
Scott 11a; $230 ++.
SG £120 ++ ($200).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $70.
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Lot 185
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1867, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d carmine, imperf (SG 29), Double-lined Numeral watermark, unused without gum, clear to large margins, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 11; $180.
SG £300 ($500).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 186
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1857, "Van Dieman's Land", 2d dull emerald green, imperf (SG 30), Double-lined Numeral watermark, slight double impression, unused without gum, three large margins, barely touching at bottom, Fine to Very Fine, not priced unused.
Scott 12c.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 187
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1857, "Van Dieman's Land", 2d green & 2d yellow-green, imperf (SG 31, 32), Double-lined Numeral watermark, first a single canceled Port Arthur "19"; second a horizontal pair canceled Maquerie River "42"s, about Fine.
Scott 12b, 12a; $415.
SG £280 ($470).
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 188
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1857, "Van Dieman's Land", 2d green, imperf (SG 31), horizontal strip of 3, Double-lined Numeral watermark, canceled two strikes Hobart Town "62", three large margins, just in at bottom, fresh and Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 12b; $285+.
SG £180+ ($300).
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 189
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1857, "Van Dieman's Land", 2d yellow green, imperf (SG 32), horizontal pair, Double-lined Numeral watermark, canceled clear Circular Head "20", Very Fine.
Scott 12a; $320+.
SG £220+ ($370).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 190

1860, "Van Dieman's Land", 2d slate green, imperf (SG 34), Double-lined Numeral watermark, full o.g., exceptionally bright and fresh, large margins to barely clear at lower right, nearly Very Fine.
Scott 12; $275.
SG £325 ($550).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 191
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1860s, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1d red, accumulation of about 180 stamps, with range of shades and perforations, as well as a few multiples, about half are fiscally used, a couple possibly unused; mixed condition.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 192
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1857-60, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d green imperforate, watermarked double-lined "2", selection of 80+ stamps, nice variety of shades and cancels including seven pairs, mixed condition but many attractive examples.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $300.
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Lot 193
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1860s, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d green, assortment of 33 stamps, various shades and perfs, couple possibly unused; mixed condition.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 194
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1860s, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 4d blue perforated, assortment of 76 used stamps; mixed condition.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 195

1857-60, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 4d pale blue & 6d gray violet (SG 36, 46), each with 3+ margins, tied by mute barred oval on cover from Hobart to England, postmarked mostly complete large red "General-Post-Office/ Hobart-Town" circular datestamp in red, 23 Nov 1865, red London/Paid transit circular datestamp, 12 Jan 1866, at left, backstamped Dorchester the next day; small corner crease at upper right affects the 6d, small cover tear at lower right; otherwise Very Fine and most attractive.
Scott 13, 14.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 196
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1858, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d dull lilac, imperf (SG 40), horizontal strip of 4, canceled Circular Head "20"s, margins nearly all around; somewhat soiled, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 14c; $420 ++.
SG £340 ++ ($570).
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 197
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1858, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d dull lilac, imperf (SG 40), used block of 4, margins clear to cut in at top; faint horizontal crease across bottom stamps, Very Good to Fine.
Scott 14c; $420 ++.
SG £340 ++ ($570).
Estimate $150 - 200

Reportedly one of only two used blocks known to exist.

Realized $90.
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Lot 198
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1858, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s vermilion, imperf (SG 41), Double-lined Numeral watermark, unused without gum, bright fresh color, large margins to barely shaved at top, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 16; $675.
SG £700 ($1,180).
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 199
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1860, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d dull slate gray, imperf (SG 44), three 4-margin singles, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 14 var.
SG £240 ($400).
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 200
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1860, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d gray, imperf (SG 45), two singles and a pair, canceled Deloraine "25", Ross "77" and Green Ponds "39", respectively, the last tied on piece; attractively mounted, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 14 var.
SG £340+ ($570).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 201
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1860, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d gray, imperf (SG 45), four singles, a pair and a strip of 3 identified as grey-green or greenish grey, various cancels, attractively mounted, Very Good to Fine.
Scott 14 var.
SG £765+ ($1,280).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 202
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1863, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d gray violet, imperf (SG 46), unused without gum, clear to large margins except just into outer frame line at right, fresh and Fine.
Scott 14; $375.
SG £550 ($920).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 203
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1865, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d dull cobalt, imperf (SG 47), unused without gum, two large margins, just touching top & right, fresh and Fine.
Scott 15; $700.
SG £900 ($1,510).
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 204
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1865, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d dull cobalt, imperf (SG 47), unused without gum, exceptionally strong color, three large margins to just clear at right, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 15; $700.
SG £900 ($1,510).
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 205
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1865, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d dull cobalt, imperf (SG 47), two singles and a pair, various cancels, attractively mounted, Fine.
Scott 15; $540.
SG £520 ($870).
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 206
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1867, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d reddish mauve, imperf (SG 49), eight singles and a pair, plus two large-margined singles identified as "imperforate error stamps of later perforated issues" because they are canceled cancel that were not used until 1875; various cancels, the pair with a cleaned pen cancel; all attractively mounted, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 14a; $2,160.
SG £1,700 ($2,860).
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 207

1864, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d brick red, perf 10 (SG 57), part o.g., wonderfully bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott 23; $140.
SG £150 ($250).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $170.
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Lot 208
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1863-71, "Van Dieman's Land", group of nine assorted (SG 58//84), comprises perf 10: 1d (2 shades), 4d (single & pair); perf 12: 1d (two shades) & 4d; and perf 12½: 1d & 2d; condition a bit mixed, but a mostly attractive group. Sold "as is"., o.g. or without gum.
Scott 23//30b.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 209
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1864, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d carmine, perf 10 (SG 59), unused without gum, fresh and bright, Very Fine.
Scott 23a; $125.
SG £120 ($200).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $150.
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Lot 210
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1865, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d dull vermilion & 1d carmine, perf 12 (SG 69, 70), 1st without gum, 2nd most o.g., about Fine.
Scott 29a, 29; $245.
SG £235 ($400).
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 211

1865, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d dull vermilion, perf 12 (SG 69), small part o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 29a; $115.
SG £130 ($220).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $150.
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Lot 212
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1865, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d carmine, perf 12 (SG 70), regummed, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott 29; $130.
SG £95 ($160).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $160.
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Lot 213
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1865, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d carmine, perf 12 (SG 70), regummed, fresh and bright, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 29; $130.
SG £95 ($160).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $170.
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Lot 214

1865, "Van Dieman's Land", 1d carmine, perf 12 (SG 70), horizontal strip of 3, part o.g.; slight all-over toning, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 29; $390+.
SG £285+ ($480).
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 215

1865, "Van Dieman's Land", 4d blue, perf 12 (SG 73), small part o.g., bright color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 31; $225.
SG £250 ($420).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $225.
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Lot 216
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1865, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d reddish mauve, perf 12 (SG 76), block of 6, canceled three light strikes Hobart barred oval, fresh and exceptionally well centered, Extremely Fine.
Scott 32; $345 ++.
SG £252 ++ ($420).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $140.
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Lot 217

1865, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d reddish mauve, perf 12 (SG 76), used with 1d rose & 2d blue-green (49, 48), tied by Hobart Town duplexes, 25 Mar 1871 on small mourning cover to London with red "London/Paid" receiver, 13 May, at lower left and neat docketing at bottom; 1d & 6d each with straight edge, still a Fine and attractive 3-color franking.
Scott 32.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 218

1865, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 6d reddish mauve, perf 12 (SG 76), four fresh, nicely centered singles with slight variation in shades, o.g., Very Fine.
Scott 32; $520.
SG £560 ($940).
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 219
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1865, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s vermilion, perf 12 (SG 77), unused without gum, bright color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 34; $325.
SG £350 ($590).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 220
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1868, "Van Dieman's Land", 2d yellow green, serrated perf 19 (SG 119), canceled Hobart mute barred oval; partly scissor-cut at upper right, otherwise Fine and very rare, 2011 Ceremuga certificate.
Scott 46; $800.
SG £750 ($1,260).
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 221

1870, Queen Victoria, 10d black, perf 12 (SG 131), upper left sheet margin block of 18 with interpane gutter at right, Single-lined "10" watermark, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a very scarce large multiple.
Scott 52; $756 ++.
SG £432 ++ ($730).
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $180.
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Lot 222
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1871, Queen Victoria, mint selection of 23 mostly different (SG 146//169), includes two pairs and a Specimen overprint, a Fine group, most with o.g.
Scott 55//75.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $50.
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Lot 223
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1871, Queen Victoria, 9d plate proof in black in wove (SG 148 var.), upper right corner margin block of 4 with plate number 7, Very Fine.
Scott 58 var.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 224
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1871, Queen Victoria, 9d plate proof in dull violet in wove (SG 148 var.), upper right corner margin block of 4 with plate number 7, Very Fine.
Scott 58 var.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 225
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1878-97, Queen Victoria, group of 13 different "SPECIMEN" overprints (SG 156aS//257S), comprises SG 156a, 157a, 159a, 162c, 217-219, 222-225, 227 & 257, o.g., several never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, a very scarce group.
Scott 60//85 vars.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $250.
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Lot 226
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1878, Queen Victoria, 8d dull purple brown, perf 14, overprinted "SPECIMEN" (SG 158s), horizontal strip of 3, Unlined TAS watermark, o.g., never hinged; couple light creases right stamp, Very Fine.
Scott 62 var.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 227
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1889, Queen Victoria, ½d on 1d scarlet, imperf reprint on thin card (SG 167 var.), cylinder no. 1 block of 12, ungummed, Very Fine.
Scott 65 var.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 228
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1891, Queen Victoria, ½d orange, perf 12, overprinted "SPECIMEN" (SG 172S), block of 4, Lined TAS watermark, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, one of only five such blocks recorded.
Scott 71c var.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 229

1897, Queen Victoria, £1 green & yellow, overprinted "SPECIMEN" (SG 225S), o.g., never hinged, fresh and perfectly centered, a Superb gem.
Scott 85 var.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 230
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1899-1900, Pictorials, ½d-6d complete, overprinted "Specimen" (SG 229s/236s), Multiple TAS watermark, o.g., top four values never hinged, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott 86-93 vars.
SG £550 ($920).
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 231
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1903, Lake Marion (litho), ½d green & 2d typo., 1d litho., overprinted "Specimen" (SG 237s, 239s, 240ds), V over Crown watermark sideways, ½d & 1d o.g., 2d without gum, bright and fresh, Very Fine and scarce, 1997 BPA certificate.
Scott 94S, 97S, 103S.
SG £330 ($550).
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 232

1907, Hobart (typo), 2d plum, compound perf 11 x 12½ (SG 251c), block of 6, Crown over A watermark, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott 104 var.
SG £228 as hinged singles ($380).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 233
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1909, Queen Victoria, 9d blue, compound perf 12½ x 12 (SG 256c), Crown over A watermark, the left stamp in a gutter pair which is otherwise completely perf 12½ (only the right vertical perfs of the left stamp measure 11.8), o.g., the variety being never hinged, fresh and beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, 2010 Ceremuga certificate.
Scott 109 var.
SG £375 ++ ($630).
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 234

Group of reprints, 15 different items including two pairs and a block of 4, most overprinted "REPRINT", Very Fine.
Scott 2R//AR26R.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 235
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Postal-Fiscal, 1863-68, Stamp Duty, 3d-10s, group of 14 (SG F2//F21), various perfs and shades, most fiscally used, one 5s & two 10 unused, generally Fine.
Scott AR2//AR15.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 236

Postal-Fiscal, 1864, St. George and the Dragon, 5s brown, perf 10 (SG F10), o.g., lightly hinged, a Superb gem.
Scott AR8; $650.
SG £450 ($760).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 237

Postal-Fiscal, 1865, St. George and the Dragon, 3d green, perf 12 (SG F12), o.g., all-over toning, Fine.
Scott AR10; $500.
SG £250 ($420).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $130.
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Lot 238
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Postal-Fiscal, 1863-80, St. George and the Dragon, 2s6d carmine, 5s green & 10s orange, overprinted "SPECIMEN" (SG F13s, 15s, 16s), Tinslet Type 1: 16-5, o.g., bright and fresh, Very Fine, each with 2010 Ceremuga certificate.
Scott AR11S, 12S, 14S.
Estimate $500 - 750

A choice set of these very rare Specimens.

Realized $550.
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Lot 239

Postal-Fiscal, 1863, St. George and the Dragon, 2s6d carmine, perf 12 (SG F13), o.g., bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott AR11; $500.
SG £225 ($380).
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 240

Postal-Fiscal, 1880, St. George and the Dragon, 5s sage green, perf 12 (SG F15), olive-green shade, o.g., Fine.
Scott AR12; $500.
SG £275 ($460).
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 241

Postal-Fiscal, 1880, St. George and the Dragon, 5s sage green, perf 12 (SG F15), o.g., Fine.
Scott AR12; $500.
SG £275 ($460).
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 242

Postal-Fiscal, 1880, St. George and the Dragon, 5s sage green, perf 12 (SG F15, F27), tied on small piece, along with 3d Platypus (AR25), by "Tasmania" ellipses.
Scott AR12; $357.
SG £145 ($240).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $70.
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Lot 243

Postal-Fiscal, 1880, St. George and the Dragon, 5s sage green, perf 12 (SG F15, F29), tied on small piece, along with 1s Platypus (AR25), by "Tasmania" grids and Hobart circular datestamp, 9 Jul 1884, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott AR12; $385+.
SG £165+ ($280).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $90.
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Lot 244
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Postal-Fiscal, 1864, St. George and the Dragon, 10s orange, perf 12 (SG F16), regummed, Fine.
Scott AR14; $600.
SG £350 ($590).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 245
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Postal-Fiscal, 1863-80, St. George and the Dragon, mounted collection balance, small balance of 55 items including four Specimens and 18 reprints, several fiscally used, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 246
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Postal-Fiscal, 1863-80, St. George and the Dragon, selection of 37 stamps, imperf and various perfs, many fiscally used, few unused; mixed condition.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $500.
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Lot 247
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Postal-Fiscal, 1880, Platypus, 1d-1s complete (SG F26/29), unused without gum, bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott AR24-AR27; $412.
SG £262 ($440).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $130.
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Lot 248
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Postal-Fiscal, 1880, Platypus, 3d, 6d & 1s overprinted "SPECIMEN" (SG F27s-F29s), 3d o.g., others without gum; couple short perfs 6d, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott AR25S-AR27S.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 249

Postal-Fiscal, 1880, Platypus, 6d mauve (SG F28), tied by Launceston duplex, 19 Apr 1886, on cover to London, 31 May London receiver on reverse; pinholes and file fold not affecting stamps, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott AR26.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 250

Postal-Fiscal, 1900, Platypus, 1d, 2d & 6d, "REVENUE" overprint, perf 12 (SG F34, 36, 37 etc.), plus a 3d orange-brown, perf 14 (Barefoot 22), o.g.
Scott AR28-30, etc.; $390+.
SG £137+ ($230).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $50.
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Lot 251

Postal-Fiscal, 1900, Platypus, 1d blue, "REVENUE" overprint inverted (SG F36c), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott AR28 var.
SG £160 for hinged ($270).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 252

Postal-Fiscal, 1900, Platypus, 6d mauve, "REVENUE" overprint (SG F37), V over Crown watermark upright, o.g., never hinged, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott AR30; $300 for hinged.
SG £80 for hinged ($130).
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 253

Postal Fiscal, group of reprints, 10 items including two pairs, seven overprinted "REPRINT" (one inverted), Very Fine.
Scott AR1R//AR5R.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $90.
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Lot 254
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Revenue, 1918, Queen Victoria, £1 green & yellow overprinted "REVENUE/5d.""REVENUE/1s." (SG 225 vars.), o.g., 1s never hinged, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott 85 vars. Barefoot 54, 55; £70 for hinged ($120).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $250.
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Lot 255

Revenue, 1918, Queen Victoria, £1 green & yellow overprinted "REVENUE/1s." (SG 225 var.), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh and beautifully centered, Extremely Fine.
Scott 85 var. Barefoot 55; £140 as hinged singles ($240).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $300.
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