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Sale 658

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


Victoria




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Lot 256
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1850-54, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), 1d, 2d & 3d (2), group of four, all with four margins and inconspicuous faults, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $80.
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Lot 257
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1850, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 1st Die State, 3d blue (SG 4a), Melbourne butterfly cancel, 3+ margins, fresh and Fine.
Scott 3; $450.
SG £450 ($760).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 258
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1850, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 2nd Die State, 1d red brown (SG 5), lightly canceled; couple small thins, Fine appearance.
Scott 1 var.
SG £450 ($760).
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 259
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1851, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 3rd Die State, 1d dull rose (SG 9b), rejoined horizontal pair, canceled clear Melbourne "1"s, large margins, Very Fine.
Scott 2; $400.
SG £360 ($600).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $300.
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Lot 260
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1852, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 3rd Die State, 3d pale greenish blue (SG 11b), partial barred oval cancel, right sheet margin single, bright and fresh, just cut in at left, Fine.
Scott 3a; $110.
SG £170 ($290).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $150.
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Lot 261
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1851, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 3rd Die State (altered), 2d drab (SG 13), canceled bold Melbourne butterfly, four margins, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 6 var.; $200.
SG £190 ($320).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 262
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1853, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 3rd Die State (altered), 3d blue (SG 14), unused without gum, margins small or just touching all around; small tear at left, Very Good.
Scott 3 var.
SG £1,000 ($1,680).
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 263
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1853, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 3rd Die State (altered), 3d blue (SG 14), horizontal pair, canceled Bendigo Creek "5" barred ovals, nearly four margins, fresh and Fine.
Scott 3 var.
SG £150+ ($250).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $150.
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Lot 264
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1853, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 3rd Die State (altered), 3d deep blue (SG 14a), horizontal pair, canceled partial Lake Colac "25" barred oval, three huge margins, each showing bit of adjacent stamp, just in at left, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 3 var.
SG £150+ ($250).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $90.
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Lot 265
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1850, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 4th Die State, 2d lilac (SG 15a), clear Melbourne butterfly "1", clear to huge margins including partial sheet margin at left and good bit of adjacent stamp at right, Extremely Fine.
Scott 7 var.
SG £350 ($590).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Lot 266
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1850, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 4th Die State, 2d lilac (SG 15a), canceled Melbourne butterfly "1", four margins including partial sheet margin at left and bit of adjacent stamp at top, Very Fine.
Scott 7 var.
SG £350 ($590).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 267
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1851, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 4th Die State (altered), 2d brown lilac (SG 16b), horizontal pair, canceled Melbourne butterflies, nearly four margins; thinned, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott 7 var.
SG £220 ($370).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 268
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1851, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 4th Die State (altered), 2d cinnamon (SG 17), well struck Melbourne butterfly "1", four margins, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 8; $200.
SG £170 ($290).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $225.
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Lot 269
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1851, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Ham printing, 4th Die State (altered), 2d olive-drab (SG 17d), right sheet margin single, bold strike Melbourne barred oval "1", barely shaved at upper right; light vertical crease, Very Fine appearance.
Scott 7 var.
SG £190 ($320).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $120.
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Lot 270
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1854, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Campbell printing, 1d orange red (SG 23), light barred oval cancel, exceptionally bright and fresh with large margins, Extremely Fine.
Scott 2 var.
SG £140 ($240).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $475.
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Lot 271
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1854, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Campbell printing, 1d orange red (SG 23), canceled clear Melbourne barred oval "1", large balanced margins, fresh, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott 2 var.
SG £140 ($240).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $180.
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Lot 272
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1854, Queen Victoria ("Cameo"), 1s blue, partial printing stone reconstruction (SG 25), 35 of 40 positions, several with four margins, many with unobtrusive flaws, but several sound; a nice lot, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott 18; $1,225+.
SG £1,120+ ($1,880).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 273
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1854, Queen Victoria ("Cameo"), 1s blue, selection of seven plated examples (SG 25), including a pair, few minor flaws, a reasonably attractive group.
Scott 18; $245.
SG £224 ($380).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 274
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1854, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Campbell & Fergusson printing, 1d brick red (SG 26a), ample to oversize margins and bright color, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott 2 var.
SG £110 ($180).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $50.
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Lot 275
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1854, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Campbell & Fergusson printing, 1d brick red (SG 26a), canceled bold Port Fairy reversed "6", four huge, beautifully balanced margins, Superb.
Scott 2 var.
SG £110 ($180).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $300.
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Lot 276
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1855, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Campbell & Fergusson printing, 1d bright rose pink (SG 27b), canceled bold Geelong barred oval "2", bright and fresh with large balanced margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott 2 var.
SG £160 ($270).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $225.
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Lot 277
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1855, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Campbell & Fergusson printing, 1d bright rose pink, retouched (SG 27c), light barred oval cancel, clear to mostly large margins, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 2 var.
SG £450 ($760).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 278
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1855, Queen Victoria ("Half Length"), Campbell & Fergusson printing, 1d rose (SG 28a), canceled clear Portland "18" barred oval, large margins, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott 2 var.
SG £48 ($80).
Estimate $75 - 100.
Realized $90.
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Lot 279
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1854, Queen Victoria ("Wood Block"), 6d dull orange (SG 32a), unused without gum, four large, well balanced margins; light vertical crease at left, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott 17a; $375.
SG £450 ($760).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 280
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1854, Queen Victoria ("Wood Block"), 6d dull orange (SG 32a), strip of four & block of 4, Melbourne cancels; strip tied on piece with top & bottom margins added, Fine.
Scott 17a; $260 ++.
SG £152 ($260).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $200.
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Lot 281
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1855, Queen Victoria ("TOO LATE"), 6d lilac & green (SG 33), tied on piece by Melbourne "1" barred numeral and by red "PAID/AW" circular datestamp, 26 Aug 1856, bright and fresh with four enormous, beautifully balanced margins, a Superb gem.
Scott I1; $275.
SG £250 ($420).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 282
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1854, Queen Victoria ("REGISTERED"), 1s rose pink & blue (SG 34), face-free strike Melbourne "1" barred numeral cancel, large balanced margins, Extremely Fine.
Scott F1; $225.
SG £250 ($420).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $190.
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Lot 283

1856, Queen Victoria ("Queen on Throne"), Perkins, Bacon printing, 1d yellow green (SG 40), horizontal pair, large part o.g., clear to large margins, bright and fresh; small faults, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott 25; $500.
SG £500 ($840).
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 284
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1856, Queen Victoria ("Queen on Throne"), 1d yellow green & 6d blue, selection (SG 40, 73), pair & strip of 3 of the 1d, three singles of the 6d, generally Fine and attractive.
Scott 29, 30; $296.
SG £229 ($380).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 285
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1857, Queen Victoria ("Emblems"), 2d reprint, die proofs made from single defaced electrotype (SG 45 var.), four different: blue-green, dull blue & two shades of violet, approximately 65x72mm; light crease blue-green, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott 38 var.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 286
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1857, Queen Victoria ("Emblems"), 2d reprint, die proof in black made from single defaced electrotype (SG 45 var.), full size 115x137mm; edge flaws, Fine.
Scott 38 var.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $50.
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Lot 287
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1857, Queen Victoria ("Emblems"), 6d dull orange, rouletted 7-9 (SG 53a), horizontal pair, two strikes Portland "18" barred oval, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 20; $175+.
SG £120+ ($200).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $100.
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Lot 288
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1856, Queen Victoria ("Queen on Throne"), Perkins, Bacon printing, 6d bright blue, rouletted 5½-6½ (SG 73), unused without gum, bright fresh color; small faults, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott 30; $350.
SG £400 ($670).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $100.
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Lot 289
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1856, Queen Victoria ("Queen on Throne"), Perkins, Bacon printing, 6d light blue, rouletted 5½-6½ (SG 73a), unused without gum, exceptionally bright and fresh, Fine.
Scott 30a; $450.
SG £425 ($710).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 290

1859, Queen Victoria, 2s dull bluish green, perf 12 (SG 82), bright color, fresh; small thins, Fine appearance.
Scott 26; $525.
SG £500 ($840).
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 291

1859, Queen Victoria, 2s dull bluish green, perf 12 (SG 82), bright color; small thins, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott 26; $525.
SG £500 ($840).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 292
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1859, Queen Victoria, 2s dull bluish green, perf 12 (SG 82), horizontal pair, Melbourne duplex cancels, 26 Oct 1862, fresh and Fine.
Scott 26; $140+.
SG £100+ ($170).
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 293

1873, Queen Victoria, 2d deep lilac-mauve (SG 178), o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 135; $78.
SG £70 ($120).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $90.
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Lot 294

1878, Queen Victoria, 1d yellow-green on yellow (SG 196), o.g., lightly hinged, Fine.
Scott 134; $160.
SG £120 ($200).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $120.
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Lot 295

1878, Queen Victoria, 2d dull violet-mauve on brown (SG 200), o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
Scott 137; $300.
SG £250 ($420).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 296

1884, Queen Victoria "Stamp Statute", 1s blue on blue, perf 12 (SG 224a), watermarked V over Crown sideways, large part o.g., Fine.
Scott AR5a; $140.
SG £160 ($270).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 297

1884, Queen Victoria "Stamp Statute", £5 black & yellow-green, overprinted "REPRINT" in red, perf 12½ (SG 233R), o.g.; small, faint tone spot at upper right, otherwise Very Fine, ideal for filling that impossible space.
Scott AR11bR.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 298
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1884-98, Stamp Duty, 4s, five different (SG 238//346 & var.), four ranging from orang-red to yellow orange, the 5th in blue (watermark SG 85), o.g. or without gum, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 299
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1884, Stamp Duty, £1.10 deep gray olive (SG 244a), watermark V over Crown upright, canceled to order, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott AR22 var.
SG £325 ($550).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 300
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1884, Stamp Duty, £9 yellow-green on green (SG 252), watermark V over Crown upright, fiscally used with a neat pen cancel, vibrant color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott AR30; $200.
SG £150 ($250).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 301
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1884-98, Stamp Duty, 1d-£1, set of 15 different (SG 253//272), two colors each 1d, 5s & 10s, all but 1d green postally used or c.t.o.; some faults, generally Fine.
Scott AR31//AR48.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 302

1887, Stamp Duty, 5s reddish purple on lemon, perf 12½ (SG 260d), watermark V over Crown sideways, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott AR42b; $100.
SG £85 ($140).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $70.
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Lot 303
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1884-98, Stamp Duty, 3s-£1.10, seven different (SG 262a, 275, 345-349), Melbourne circular datestamp from collector set (as priced in Gibbons) with full, never hinged o.g.; £1 with light natural gum crease, Very Fine and choice.
Scott AR40, 41, 43, 44, 48, 50; $455.
SG £351 ($590).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 304
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1895, Stamp Duty, 15s brown (SG 273a), watermark V over Crown upright, canceled to order, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott AR47 var.
SG £120 ($200).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $80.
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Lot 305
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1888, Stamp Duty, £2 blue (SG 276a), watermark V over Crown sideways, canceled to order (with full, never hinged o.g.), fresh and Very Fine.
Scott AR51; $125.
SG £120 ($200).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 306
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1890, Stamp Duty, 45s lilac (SG 277), horizontal pair, watermark V over Crown sideways, pen canceled; small pinholes, Fine, a very scarce multiple.
Scott AR52; $125+.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 307
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1884, Stamp Duty, £5 pink, perf 12½ (SG 278a), watermark V over Crown sideways, fiscally used, brilliant color, Very Fine.
Scott AR53a.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $80.
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Lot 308

1884, Stamp Duty, 2s6d brown-orange (SG 292), watermark V over Crown sideways, o.g., bright color, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott AR38; $175.
SG £140 ($240).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 309

1885, Queen Victoria, 3d-2s overprinted "STAMP DUTY" (SG 306, 307, 308, 309), o.g., Fine.
Scott 155,156, 157, 158; $570.
SG £390 ($660).
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 310

1885, Queen Victoria, 3d yellow-orange overprinted "STAMP DUTY" (SG 308), o.g., bright color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 155; $115.
SG £65 ($110).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $130.
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Lot 311

1885, Queen Victoria, 4d rose-red overprinted "STAMP DUTY" (SG 309), o.g., fresh and bright, Very Fine.
Scott 156; $105.
SG £55 ($90).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $140.
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Lot 312
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1887-90, Stamp Duty, Queen Victoria bi-colors, £5-£9 complete (SG 324/328), canceled to order with Melbourne collector set circular datestamps (as priced in both Scott & Gibbons), bright fresh colors, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott AR61-AR65; $1,125.
SG £955 ($1,600).
Estimate $750 - 1,000

A choice set of these beautiful stamps.

Realized $650.
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Lot 313

1884, Stamp Duty, 5s rose-red (SG 372), watermark V over Crown sideways, o.g., brilliant color, Extremely Fine.
Scott AR43 var.
SG £150 ($250).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 314

1904, Queen Victoria, "Postage", ½d blue-green, die state II, watermark upright (SG 384ba), top sheet margin strip of 20, watermark V over Crown, plate 8, o.g., never hinged; folded once, Very Fine.
Scott 193 var. ACSC V28za; $240+ ($220).
SG £200+ ($340).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Unsold
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Lot 315

1901-13, Queen Victoria, First Commonwealth issue, ½d-5s (SG 385c//456), mixed watermarks, also includes 1912 1d on 2d surcharge, o.g.; 5s with small, faint tone spot, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 194//232; $389.
SG £245 ($410).
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 316

1905, Queen Victoria, 1d dull red, Die state II, perf 11, overprinted with black bars for 1907 vending machine trials (SG 402a var.), block of 30, lightly toned o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott 194 var.
Estimate $100 - 150

Reportedly there were 500 sheets of 120 made available for these trials. Gibbons indicates, in a footnote below #415, that this overprint is known on the 1d Die state II, perf 12x12½, but mentions nothing of the perf 11 variety. They price the normal, unoverprinted stamps at £27 each.

Realized $80.
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Lot 317

1905-12, Queen Victoria, "Postage", ½d blue-green, die state III, watermark upright (SG 416a, b), watermark Crown over A, plate 8, corner block of 4; also thin ready gummed paper, watermark sideways, corner b1ock of 12, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 218 vars. ACSC V22zaa, V28; $240+ ($220).
SG £120+ ($200).
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 318

1906, Queen Victoria, "Postage", 4d yellow-bistre, perf 11 (SG 438), three corner blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged (two blocks with light gum adhesions); one block, with slightly larger perf holes, is lightly creased across top stamps, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 223 var.
SG £168 ($280).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 319

1905, Queen Victoria, "Postage", 1d rose-red on thin ready gummed paper, perf 11½x12¼ (SG 454a), lower left "CA" monogram block of 18, watermark Crown over A, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh with brilliant color, Very Fine, staple holes in left margin indicate that the block is possibly from a £1 booklet.
Scott 219. ACSC V49z.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 320
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Postage Due, 1895-96, Changed Colors, ½d-5s complete (SG D11/20), canceled to order, bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott J15-J24; $187.
SG £110 ($180).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 321
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Official, 1903, King Edward VII, £2 dark blue, perf 12½, perforated "OS" (SG 400 var.), watermarked V over Crown, canceled to order, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 208 var.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 322

Official, 1909, Queen Victoria, "Postage", 2½d indigo, perforated "OS" (SG 419b var.), horizontal pair, watermark Crown over A, o.g., never hinged, fresh and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine.
Scott 221 var.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 323

Postal Card, 1908, 1d, issued for the Visit of America's "Great White Fleet", Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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