Sale 658



 
Lot 409



1935, Kangaroo and Map, £1 gray (SG 137), Ash imprint pair, C of A watermark, o.g., never hinged (barely hinged in bottom selvage only), post office fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 128; $5,000 as singles.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.




 
Lot 103



1860, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d blue, imperf (SG 2), 3 singles, Large Star watermark, tied together on piece by Drayton "85" cancels, all with four margins except the left stamp barely touching at left; small sealed tear at left edge of left stamp (not mentioned on the accompanying certificate), otherwise Very Fine, 2009 Ceremuga certificate.
Scott 2; $6,750+.
SG £5,100+ ($8,570).
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

An extremely rare multiple franking piece.





 
Lot 474

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1862 Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 2d pale ultramarine on pelure paper, imperf (SG 83), unwatermarked, unused without gum, ample margins except just shaved at lower left, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 22; $5,500.
SG £5,000 ($8,400).
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000

A nice example of this difficult stamp.





 
Lot 461

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1855, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s pale yellow green on blued paper (SG 3), London printing, Large Star watermark, canceled barred oval "9", four clear margins and vibrant color with nice "ivory head", Very Fine, 2012 Ceremuga certificate noting "Superb example".
Scott 3; $6,000.
SG £5,500 ($9,240).
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.




 
Lot 4

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1850, Sydney View, 1d dull carmine, plate I re-engraved, bluish paper (SG 11), position 4, unused without gum, exceptionally large, well balanced margins; two pressed creases, Extremely Fine appearance, 1983 RPS certificate.
Scott 2c; $5,000.
SG £6,000 ($10,080).
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.




 
Lot 398



1929, Kangaroo and Map, 10s gray & pink (SG 112), Ash imprint pair, Small Multiple watermark, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and Fine.
Scott 101; $2,000+.
SG £900+ ($1,510).
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.




 
Lot 408



1932, Kangaroo and Map, 10s gray & pink (SG 136), Ash imprint pair, C of A watermark, o.g., lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott 127.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.




 
Lot 473

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1862, Queen Victoria "Chalon Head", 1s yellow green, perf 13 (SG 80), Large Star watermark, unused without gum, remarkably bright and fresh, Fine, 2012 Odenweller certificate.
Scott 20b; $3,250.
SG £2,750 ($4,620).
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.




 
Lot 391

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1921, Kangaroo and Map, £2 gray & crimson (SG 45a), 3rd watermark, canceled Neerim South, Vic., 8 Dec 1922, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 58 var.
SG £3,000 ($5,040).
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.




 
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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