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40580 imageThird Watermark 1923/24: Kangaroo 6 d. chestnut, Die IIB, third narrow Crown over A wmk., perf. 12, an unused block of nine, marginal from right of pane, with reverse showing variety "Offset on Reverse" daigonally covering half the stamps in block; fresh and fine, unmounted og. A dramatic and scarce variety BW 21c = $ 8'000+.rnrnProvenance: Prestige, Melbourne, 24 May 2008, lot 13. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF2,000.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40581 imageThird Watermark 1923/27: Kangaroo 2 s. maroon, Die II, Plate 2, third narrow Crown over A wmk., perf. 12, an unused block of four divided by interpanneau margin from lower pane, with margin at base showing two line "T. S. HARRISON" imprint (N over MP), fresh colour and extremely fine, large part og. with three stamps unmounted og. Scarce BW 38(2)z = $ 4'000. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF500.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40582 imageThird Watermark 1924: Kangaroo £ 1 grey, Die IIB, third narrow Crown over A wmk., perf. 12, an unused example, overprinted "SPECIMEN" in black (Type B), well centred and of fine colour, unmounted og. Rare - the 'Specimen' listed by Gibbons is Type C. Cert. RPS of Victoria (2012) BW53x = $ 8'500. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF2,000.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40583 imageThird Watermark 1924: Kangaroo £ 1 grey, Die IIB, Harrison printing, third narrow Crown over A wmk., perf. 12, an unused block of four, both upper stamps with outer frame breaks in the top left hand corner (more pronounced on second stamp, but this has closed tear), well centred, good colour, large part og. with one unmounted og. Cert. RPSL (2001) with the tear not mentioned Gi = £ 2'600+ / BW 53 = $ 9'500.rnrnProvenence: The Royal Collection, Spink, 17 May 2001, lot 100. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF750.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40584 imageSingle Watermark 1924: Sideface 1 d. sage-green, wmk. Crown over A, perf. 14, an unused vertical strip of three, corner marginal, reverse showing "Offset on reverse" variety diagonally, fresh and fine and of excellent appearance, some marginal creasing which caused the Offset, large part og. BW 77ca = $ 2'000+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF500.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40585 imageSingle Watermark 1924/25: Sideface 1½ d. red, wmk. Single Crown over A, perf. 14, an unused corner marginal block of four from the lower left of sheet, showing dramatic "Paper Fold" variety, with third stamp "Partially printed", with the creased margin which caused the variety still intact at left, fresh and fine, unmounted og. The craesed paper entering the printer has caused the first and fourth stamps to show unrepeatable flaws, especially notiuceable through the King's head on the fourth stamp. A spectacular multiple BW 89 var (unlisted).rnrnProvenance: Prestige, Melbourne 10 April 2010, lot 52. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40586 imageSmall Multiple Watermark 1926/30: Sideface 1½ d. scarlet, Die II, Small Multiple wmk., perf. 14, Plate 4, an unused marginal block of thirty-six (6 x 6), divided by interpanneau margin witth "JOHN ASH" imprint at base (N over N), of vibrant colour showing varieties on pos. 4L48 with line under lower frame, pos. 4L60 "Notch in right frame opp. Emu's neck", pos. 4R55 with "ST of POSTAGE joined" etc., hinged at base for protection, nearly all stamps unmounted og. Believed to be the largest block extant. Delightful BW 91(4)zb.rn  (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40587 imageMultiple Watermark 1926/30: Sideface 4 d. greenish-olive, Multiple Crown over A wmk., perf. 14, Plate 3, an unused block of twenty-four (4 x 6), marginal from right of sheet with file hole in margin, with position 3R21 showing "Short Right Upright to "U" of FOUR", couple of minor bends not affecting the fine appearance of a delightful large multiple; protective hinges on top margin, the stamps unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 1'500+ / BW 115(3)l = $ 8'000+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,000.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40588 imageSmall Multiple Watermark 1926/30: Sideface, the unused set of eleven values, perf. 13½ x 12½, plus additional 1 d. sage Die II, 2 d. scarlet Die II and 3 d. dull ultramarine Die II, all superbly fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Gi = £ 375. (Image 1)



SOLD for CHF280.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40589 imageSmall Multiple Watermark 1926/30: Sideface 2 d. golden scarlet, Die III, Small Multiple wmk., perf. 13½ x 12½, an unused block of four of deep rich colour, variety "No Watermark", superb and most attractive large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. A very rare stamp, Brusden White estimate that perhaps 80 examples are in existence, no blocks large than 4 have been recorded Gi = £ 6'000+ / BW 102aa = $ 20'000+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Herbert McNess, Harmers, Sydney 21-22 June 1979, lot 279.rn                      Rod Perry, Melbourne, 6 Dec 1979, lot 116.rn        Harmers, Sydney, 2 June 1980, lot 191.rn                      Collection Sir Gawaine Baillie, Sotheby^'s, Melbourne, 13-15 July 2015, lot 501.rn                      Prestige, Melbourne, 26 Nov 2005, lot 181. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40590 imageMultiple Watermark 1926/30: Sideface 1 s. 4 d. greenish-blue, Multiple Crown over A wmk., perf. 13½ X 12½, an unused block of twelve, divided by interpanneau margin (four at left, eight at right), with two line "JOHN ASH" imprint at base, position 1R57 showing "Thick "1" at right", fresh and fine appearance, large part og. with lower stamps unmounted og. Rare BW 130Az = $ 3'250+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Colonel Harrie Evans, Premier, Melbourne, 9 May 2001, lot 663. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF650.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40591 image1927: Opening of Canberra Parliament House, 1½ d. brownish-lake, perf. 11, an unused block of four showing Plate Number "12" at top, fresh and fine, unmounted og. BW 132zk = $ 750. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF180.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40592 image1927: Opening of Canberra Parliament House, 1½ d. brownish-lake, perf. 11, an unused block of four showing Plate Number "4" at top, fresh and fine appearance but for small smudge in margin and wrinkles on unmounted og. Very rare, just 5 blocks recorded in Brusden White BW 132zd = $ 3'250. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,000.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40593 imageSmall Multiple Wmk 1929/30: 2 s. maroon, Die II, Plate 1, small multiple wmk., perf. 12, an unused marginal block of four divided by interpanneau margin, from upper pane with "JOHN ASH" imprint (N over A), fine colour, large part og., three stamps unmounted og. BW 39(1)z = $ 2'500. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF300.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40594 imageSmall Multiple Wmk 1929/30: 10 s. grey & pink, Die II, small multiple wmk., perf. 12, an unused block of six (3 x 2) overprinted "SPECIMEN" (Type C), fine colour and very fine, unmounted og. Extremely rare - the largest recorded multiples of the SPECIMEN overprint are a block of four and a strip of three - this therefore is the largest recorded multiple. Rare and most attractive BW 49xa = $ 10'000. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF2,800.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40595 imageSmall Multiple Wmk 1929/30: £ 2 black & rose-crimson, Die II, small multiple wmk., perf. 12, a used horizontal pair of true colour, well centred and lightly cancelled left hand stamp position L13, showing "Break in NW Coast of Western Australia" (alongside head of Kangaroo). Rare multiple and fine Gi = £ 1'600+ / BW 57(D)e = $ 2'950. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40596 image1930: Essay for proposed 3 d. value "In The Blue Mountains", hand-painted in shades of pale and deep blue with fancy frame, POSTAGE and 3d. picked out in Chinese white on thick card (228 x 184 mm.). Superb Essay by R. A. Harrison, designer of the Parliament House, 3 d. Airmail and Sydney Harbour Bridge issues amongst others. Sold with a copy of "The Harrisons of Waterlow" by Robson Lowe with this Essay illustrated in the monograph.rnrnProvenance: R. A. Harrison estate, RL Australia, 26 Feb 1970, lot 154.rn                     Premier, Melbourne, 20 July 2002, lot 650. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF2,000.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40597 imageMultiple Watermark 1930 (Aug 2): Sideface 4½ d. violet, Die II, Multiple Crown over A wmk., perf. 13½ x 12½, Plate 3, an unused horizontal pair divided by interpanneau margin, showing "JOHN ASH" imprint (N over N), of excellent centering and fresh colour, light typical crease in interpanneau margin, slightly browned unmounted og. This pair, formerly a block of four (cut in the learly 1980's), emanates probably from a presentation set given to or by the Postmaster General or from the sheet inadvertenly sold to Miller Bros (for a full description see Brusden White pages 4/346-347). An immense rarity, believed to be the sole remaining Imprint pair. Unique and one of the truly iconic items of Australian Commonwealth philately. Cert. RPS of Victoria Gi = £ 15'000 / BW 121zb = $ 75'000.rnrnProvenance: Harmers Australia, Sydney, 16-18 March 1977, lot 448 as a block of four.rn                      Rod Perry, Melbourne, 26 Oct 1978, lot 148 as a block of four.rn                     Status, Sydney, 16 March 1981, lot 324.rn                     Rod Perry, Melbourne, 26 Oct 1983, lot 394.rn                     Premier, Melbourne, 20 July 2002, lot 627. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF20,000.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40598 imageKingsford-Smith issue 1931: Progressive undenominated engraved Proof for the Kingsford-Smith issue, engraved in green with the aeroplane flying Eastwards (reversed on the issued stamp as Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith recommended the 'plane to be travelling in the direction of his circumnavigation); printed in green on smooth surfaced white card paper (114 x 73 mm.). Illustrated in Brusden White on page 5/22. Fine and very rare: just two examples are recorded, both still in private hands BW 141DP(1) = $ 20'000. rnrnProvenance: Sir Harry Brown estate, former Director General of the Post Office.rn                     Status, Sydney, 14 Jan 1987, lot 254.rn                     Collection Arthur Gray, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 30 Oct 2015, lot 418. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF3,400.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM
40599 imageKingsford-Smith issue 1931: 3 d. blue, the "Dropping Mailbag" flaw, an unused example, an unused block of six (2 x 3) mfrom Plate Number "3", with fifth stamp showing the flaw, a used pair showing the flaw on left stamp and a cancelled to order example overprinted "OS"; together with 6 d. violet in a "JOHN ASH" imprint block of eight with first stamp showing the "Kingsford" re-entry. A fine and scarce group Gi = £ 700+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF200.00
Closing..Jun-03, 11:59 PM

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