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Lot 164
Australian States: Queensland, Substantial Specialized Collection, 1862-1908. On homemade quadrille pages in sheet protectors; a lovely display of Chalon Heads and Cameos, most used with an interesting array of cancels; better include (used, unless noted) #12, 17, 18, 20, 23, 31a on piece, 49 (mint), 50B, 51, 52, 65 (mint), 81, 96 and 122; beyond the "usual", we find a beautiful page of Government Railways and Newspapers & Parcels stamps, a page of Travelling Post Office cancels, unlisted ten-bar Railway numerical cancels plus nine-bar Post Office cancels, State Officials, Fiscals and Revenues (including a lovely eight-gallons Beer Duty stamp at 2/-); vibrant color and generally sound throughout, Fine to Very Fine, unusual material; inspect.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,200.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 165
Australian States: South Australia, Specialized Collection, 1855-1912. Neatly presented on homemade pages in sheet protectors; begins with a nice range of imperforate and early perforated issues, Postal-Fiscals, Officials, perfined State Officials, a solid collection of diamond cancels, and Revenues, including an 1885 Railway Fee stamp; better items include (used, unless noted) #3, 7, 10, 10b, 24, 45 (margin thin), 50, 85, 156 (mint), 157 (mint), plus a £1 King Edward VII Duty Stamp of 1902; generally fresh with solid color, Fine to Very Fine or better, see it all online.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $850.
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Lot 166
Australian States: South Australia, Postal History Collection. On homemade pages in sheet protectors, housed in regular binder; 48 items in total, offering postal cards (regular and message/reply), wrappers (some uprated), franked post cards, etc.; nice mix of cancels, several Specimens, domestic and international usages, "OS"-overprinted wrappers, plus premium stamped covers (including an 1854 stampless); in addition, the collection includes 14 Railway cancels off-cover (some items on piece); generally clean and sound, Fine to Very Fine or better, an excellent specialized lot; see it all online. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,500.
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