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Sale 658

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


Western Australia




Lot Photo Description
Lot 324
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1854-78, Swan (engraved), group of 24 forgeries of various origins, some very well executed, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 325
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1854, Swan (engraved), 1d black, imperf plate proof on wove (SG 1 var.), vertical pair, ungummed, large margins, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott 1 var.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 326
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1854, Swan (engraved), 1d black, imperf (SG 1), Swan watermark, full to large margins showing good bit of adjacent stamp at left, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott 1; $275.
SG £275 ($460).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 327
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1854, Swan (engraved), 1d black, imperf (SG 1), Swan watermark, large to oversize margins with a good bit of adjacent stamp visible at left, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott 1; $275.
SG £275 ($460).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Lot 328
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1854, Swan (engraved), 1d black, imperf (SG 1), Swan watermark, four tight margins, Fine.
Scott 1; $275.
SG £275 ($460).
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 329
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1854, Swan (engraved), 1d black, imperf (SG 1), Swan watermark, four adequate margins, Fine.
Scott 1; $275.
SG £275 ($460).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 330
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1854, Swan (litho), 4d pale blue, imperf (SG 3), Swan watermark, position 238—white patch below "TE" of "WESTERN", light 15-bar oval cancel, four large margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott 3 var.
SG £200 ($340).
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 331
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1854, Swan (litho), 4d pale blue, imperf (SG 3), Swan watermark, neat mute barred oval cancel, clear to large margins, Very Fine.
Scott 3 var.
SG £200 ($340).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 332
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1854, Swan (litho), 4d blue, imperf (SG 3a), Swan watermark, filled in first "A" of "AUSTRALIA", canceled Australian 15-bar oval "17", large, beautifully balanced margins, Extremely Fine.
Scott 3; $275.
SG £250 ($420).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $275.
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Lot 333
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1854, Swan (litho), 4d pale blue, imperf, "T" of "POSTAGE" shaved off to a point at foot (SG 3d), Swan watermark, lightly canceled, margins clear to just touching all around, bright and fresh, Very Good to Fine.
Scott 3 var.
SG £1,000 ($1,680).
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $200.
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Lot 334
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1854, Swan (litho), 1s deep red brown, imperf (SG 4a), Swan watermark, lightly canceled, exceptionally fresh, cut just into oval at right and bottom, about Fine.
Scott 5b; $1,000.
SG £1,000 ($1,680).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 335
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1855, Swan (litho), 1s gray brown, imperf (SG 4b), Swan watermark, unused without gum, large margins, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott 5a; $700.
SG £650 ($1,090).
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $250.
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Lot 336
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1855, Swan (litho), 1s pale brown, imperf (SG 4c), Swan watermark, unused without gum, ample to large margins, Very Fine.
Scott 5; $550.
SG £475 ($800).
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 337
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1855, Swan (litho), 1s pale brown, imperf (SG 4c), Swan watermark, canceled blue 15-bar oval, large to oversize margins, Very Fine.
Scott 5; $400.
SG £325 ($550).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Lot 338
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1855, Swan (litho), 1s pale brown, imperf (SG 4c), Swan watermark, two slightly different shades, canceled 15-bar ovals "2" (Perth) and "8" (Fremantle), the first with three huge margins and barely shaved at top, second with four nice margins, Very Fine.
Scott 5; $800.
SG £650 ($1,090).
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 339
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1855, Swan (litho), 1s pale brown, rouletted (SG 6a), Swan watermark, neat Perth 15-bar oval "3" in blue, roulette visible on right only, but good margins on the other three sides, Fine.
Scott 10; $1,000.
SG £900 ($1,510).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 340
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1858, Swan (litho), 2d brown black on red, imperf, printed on both sides (SG 15a), Swan watermark, impression on reverse nearly coincides with that on front, mute grid cancel, margins just touching or cut in all around, Very Good.
Scott 2b; $950.
SG £800 ($1,340).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 341
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1858, Swan (litho), 2d brown black on Indian red, imperf, printed on both sides (SG 16a), Swan watermark, impression on reverse inverted, mute grid cancel, large margins to just touching at top and right, fresh and Fine.
Scott 2b var.
SG £850 ($1,430).
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 342
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1859, Swan (litho), 6d gray black, imperf (SG 19), Swan watermark, damage to "RN" of "WESTERN"—perhaps an early state of position 130, canceled bold Australian 15-bar oval "17", clear to large margins, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 4 var.
SG £550 ($920).
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 343
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1859, Swan (litho), 6d gray black, imperf (SG 19), Swan watermark, canceled York 15-bar oval "16", three large margins, cut in at right, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 4 var.
SG £550 ($920).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 344
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1860, Swan (engraved), 2d pale orange & 2d orange-vermilion, imperf (SG 24, 25), Swan watermark, first o.g., second without gum, each with four nice, well balanced margins, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott 14a, 14; $280.
SG £240 ($400).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 345
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1860, Swan (engraved), 2d orange vermilion, imperf (SG 25 var.), beakless swan (a weak transfer has resulted in a large void in front of the swan), Swan watermark, canceled clear Freemantle 15-bar oval "8", clear to mostly large margins; slight thin, Very Fine.
Scott 14 var.; $130+.
SG £80+ ($130).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 346
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1860, Swan (engraved), 2d deep vermilion, imperf (SG 25b), Swan watermark sideways, canceled blue Perth 15-bar oval, three full margins, just in at top, Fine.
Scott 14 var.
SG £800 ($1,340).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 347
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1861, Swan (engraved), 6d sage green, imperf (SG 28), Swan watermark, canceled Freemantle 15-bar oval "8", four margins, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 16; $675.
SG £400 ($670).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 348
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1860, Swan (engraved), 6d deep sage green, imperf (SG 28a), Swan watermark, canceled light Freemantle 15-bar oval "8", four margins, Fine.
Scott 16 var.
SG £550 ($920).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 349
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1860, Swan (engraved), 6d deep sage green, imperf (SG 28a), Swan watermark, canceled clear Irwin River 15-bar oval "21", large margins to just in at upper right and lower right, Fine.
Scott 16 var.
SG £550 ($920).
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 350
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1861, Swan (engraved), 1d rose, intermediate perf 14 to 16 (SG 33), Swan watermark, unused without gum, fresh color, scissor cut at left and bottom leaving full margins, Fine.
Scott 20; $700.
SG £700 ($1,180).
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 351
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1861, Swan (engraved), 4d vermilion, perf 14, selection of five (SG 40), Swan watermark, includes a couple nice cancels, about Fine.
Scott 25B; $1,500.
SG £900 ($1,510).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 352
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1861-82, Swan (engraved), group of five different (SG 41, 52, 56, 57, 78), o.g. or without gum; few small faults, generally Fine.
Scott 25A, 29, 32, 33, 51; $750.
SG £615 ($1,030).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $130.
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Lot 353
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1861, Swan (engraved), 1s yellow green, clean-cut perf 14 to 16 (SG 43), Swan watermark sideways, unused without gum, bright color, scissor cut at right leaving a full margin, Fine.
Scott 24; $875.
SG £700 ($1,180).
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 354

1863, Swan (engraved), 1d lake, perf 13 (SG 50), unwatermarked, o.g., Fine.
Scott 26; $115.
SG £70 ($120).
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 355
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1864, Swan (engraved), 6d violet & 6d indigo violet, perf 12½ (SG 57, 57x, 58x), Crown CC watermark, group of seven of the former (4 reversed watermark) and four of the latter (all reversed watermark), Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 33, 33 var.
SG £171 ($290).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $70.
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Lot 356
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1885-1905, Swan (typo), group of ten different (SG 94a//155), used blocks of 4, except one 1d a block of 6, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 58//94.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 357
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1885, Swan (typo), ½d green, overprinted "SPECIMEN" (SG 94as), Crown CA watermark, o.g., Fine.
Scott 58S.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 358
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1871, Swan (engraved), 3d pale brown & 1885, Swan (typo), ½d green, handstamped "SPECIMEN" (SG 63s, 94as), without gum.
Scott 40S, 58S.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $80.
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Lot 359
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1871, Swan (typo), 3d pale brown, handstamped "Specimen" (SG 63s), Crown CC watermark, without gum, fresh and Fine.
Scott 40 var.; $140.
SG £150 ($250).
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 360
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1874, Swan (engraved), 1d on 2d yellow (SG 67), Crown CC watermark, three singles, each with a distinctly different placement of the surcharge, Fine.
Scott 41; $240.
SG £165 ($280).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $130.
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Lot 361

1895, Swan (typo), ½d on 3d red brown, red and green surcharge (SG 111b), Crown CA watermark, o.g., lightly hinged, surcharged at extreme bottom edge and showing traces of both surcharges in top perfs, Very Fine.
Scott 72A; $100.
SG £80 ($130).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $120.
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Lot 362
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1883, Swan (engraved), 1d yellow ocher, perf 12 x 14 (SG 81), Crown CA watermark, canceled neat Perth G.P.O. duplex, Very Fine.
Scott 54; $300.
SG £170 ($290).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $160.
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Lot 363
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1907, Swan (typo), 1s olive green (SG 116), used block of 8, Crown and WA watermark, canceled neat Mount Barker circular datestamp, 30 Sep 1910, Very Fine and scarce.
Scott 100.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $90.
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Lot 364
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1902, Queen Victoria, 2s perf 12½ & perf 11, selection of seven (SG 124//134), V and Crown watermark, includes two perf 11 and a perf 12x12½ perforated "OS", Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 84/84c.
SG £492 ($830).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 365
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1902, Queen Victoria, 2c orange-red on yellow, perf 2½, 2s bright red on yellow, perf 12½ & perf 11 (SG 124c, 124, 134), V and Crown watermark, o.g. except perf 11 without gum, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 84, 84c, 84d; $595.
SG £390 ($660).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 366
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1902, Queen Victoria, 10s deep mauve, perf 12½ (SG 127), V and Crown watermark, two singles in slightly different shades, Kalgoorlie circular datestamps (1903 & 1904), Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 87; $260.
SG £190 ($320).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 367

1902, Queen Victoria, 2s bright red on yellow, perf 11 (SG 134), V and Crown watermark, o.g.; single nibbed perf at top, Fine.
Scott 84d; $350.
SG £275 ($460).
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 368
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Postal-Fiscal, 1882, Internal Revenue Provisional, 3d Swan overprinted "I.R./ONE PENNY", canceled Geraldton circular datestamp, 7 Jul 1894; small thin at top, Very Fine appearance, quite rare, 2012 Ceremuga certificate.
Barefoot 5.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 369
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Postal-Fiscal, 1881, Internal Revenue, 2s6d Swan, watermarked CA over Crown, postally used; bit of soiling and small thin at top, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, quite rare, 2008 Dunkerly certificate.
Barefoot 24.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 370
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Postal-Fiscal, 1881, Internal Revenue, 5s Swan, Artist's pen & ink drawing, frame & denomination only, two subjects, stamp size in dark purple on card, 48x98mm, Very Fine.
Barefoot 26E.
Estimate $300 - 400

A unique piece, quite possibly from the De la Rue archives.

Realized $250.
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Lot 371

Postal-Fiscal, 1881, Internal Revenue, 5s Swan, watermarked CA over Crown, o.g.; light crease, fresh, Very Fine appearance, scarce.
Barefoot 26.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 372
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Postal-Fiscal, 1881, Internal Revenue, 5s Swan, watermarked CA over Crown, canceled Albany circular datestamp and partial 15-bar oval "6"; minor soiling, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Barefoot 26.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 373
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Postal-Fiscal, 1881, Internal Revenue, 5s Swan, watermarked CA over Crown, canceled Perth barred oval "1"; small faults, Very Fine appearance, scarce, 2008 Dunkerly certificate.
Barefoot 26.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 374
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Postal-Fiscal, 1899, Internal Revenue, 2s6d Swan, watermarked W (Crown) A, canceled light 15-bar oval, Very Fine and scarce, quite rare, 2008 Dunkerly certificate.
Barefoot 41.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 375

Postal-Fiscal, 1899, Internal Revenue, 10s Swan, watermarked W (Crown) A, o.g., never hinged; slight toning on reverse, otherwise Very Fine, quite rare.
Barefoot 45.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 376
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Postal-Fiscal, 1893, 1d-6d, four different (SG F11-F14), watermarked CA over crown, all postally used, a Fine set.
Scott AR3-AR6; $118.
SG £100 ($170).
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $90.
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Lot 377
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Officials, 1902-05, ½d-5s, group of 15 different perforated "OS" (SG 125//154 vars.), includes 2s6d & 5s watermark V/Crown and 4d Crown/A perf 11 (93b, cat. $290 for normal), generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 85//93b vars.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 378
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Official, 1905, Swan, 4d pale chestnut, perf 11, perforated "OS" (SG 154a var.), Crown and Double-Lined A watermark, Very Fine and scarce.
Scott 93b var.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 379
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Local Post, 1894, Coolgardie Cycle Express Co., 1s & 2s6d blue, unused without gum, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150

This company provided delivery service in the Kalgoorlie gold fields. Reportedly only 500 sets were produced, of which only 330 were sold.

Realized $90.
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Lot 380
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Postal Card, ca. 1885, ½d Swan, proof in brown on buff unwatermarked paper, same design as the 1885 ½d green stamp, but presumably prepared for the postal card that was issued in this same shade of brown, cut to stamp size with a few minor imperfections typical of the few recorded examples of similar type proofs, Fine, 2008 Dunkerly certificate.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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