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Sale 776 — The K.L. Collection of Classic Rarities

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 April, 1996

Category — Victoria

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
64°
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Sale Number 776, Lot Number 64, VictoriaVICTORIA, 1850, 1p Orange-Brown, First Ham Printing (1; SG 1a), VICTORIA, 1850, 1p Orange-Brown, First Ham Printing (1; SG 1a)VICTORIA, 1850, 1p Orange-Brown, First Ham Printing (1; SG 1a). Block of six, large margins, each stamp neatly cancelled by "15" Butterfly cancel (Geelong), two faint vertical creases and bare trace of pinhole

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE FIRST HAM PRINTING AND ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ITEMS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES.

This extraordinary block realized £22,000 in the John R. Boker Jr. sale (H. R. Harmer, Apr. 14, 1981, lot 85). Ex Pack, Boker

E. 40,000-50,000
25,000
65°
ogbl
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 65, VictoriaVICTORIA, 1851, 1p Bright Pinky Red, Third Ham Printing (2a; SG 12a), VICTORIA, 1851, 1p Bright Pinky Red, Third Ham Printing (2a; SG 12a)VICTORIA, 1851, 1p Bright Pinky Red, Third Ham Printing (2a; SG 12a). Top sheet margin block of ten, full to large margins other sides, large part original gum, slight creases in places, tiny pinhole and small thin, still Very Fine and an extremely rare large multiple of this classic Half-Length issue, ex Ferrary, Hind, Burrus and Boker

E. 10,000-15,000
6,250
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66°
ogbl
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 66, VictoriaVICTORIA, 1855, 1p Pink, Campbell & Fergusson Printing (2a; SG 28), VICTORIA, 1855, 1p Pink, Campbell & Fergusson Printing (2a; SG 28)VICTORIA, 1855, 1p Pink, Campbell & Fergusson Printing (2a; SG 28). Horizontal block of six, part original gum, clear to large margins, creased, traces of thins and few tiny black marks on surface, otherwise Very Fine, rare block, ex Caspary, Lilly and Boker

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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67°
ogbl
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 67, VictoriaVICTORIA, 1855, 1p Pink, Campbell & Fergusson Printing (2a; SG 28), VICTORIA, 1855, 1p Pink, Campbell & Fergusson Printing (2a; SG 28)VICTORIA, 1855, 1p Pink, Campbell & Fergusson Printing (2a; SG 28). Horizontal block of six, part original gum, clear to large margins, creased, traces of thins and few tiny black marks on surface, otherwise Very Fine, rare block, ex Burrus, Boker

E. 3,000-4,000
2,500
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68°
c
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 68, VictoriaVICTORIA, 1850, 3p Blue, Second Ham Printing, Interpanneau Gutter Between Stamps (3 var; SG 4a var), VICTORIA, 1850, 3p Blue, Second Ham Printing, Interpanneau Gutter Between Stamps (3 var; SG 4a var)VICTORIA, 1850, 3p Blue, Second Ham Printing, Interpanneau Gutter Between Stamps (3 var; SG 4a var). First state of die, horizontal strip of three, Positions 4-5-1 with wide gutter between second and third stamps, used with 1850, 1p Pale Dull Red Brown, Third Ham Printing (1; SG 5a), second state of die, sheet margin at right, the strip and single cancelled by "23" Butterfly cancel of Burn Bank on June 1850 folded letter from Glenmona to England, backstamped "Burnbank Pt. Phillip" datestamp along with Melbourne and London transit datestamps, red "Paid Ship Letter Sydney Ju*25 1850" Crown Oval datestamp on front

EXTREMELY FINE. THE UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF THE VICTORIA 3-PENCE INTERPANNEAU MULTIPLE AND ONE OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING COVERS IN ALL OF AUSTRALIAN PHILATELY.

Illustrated in The Stamps of Victoria, Geoffrey Kellow (p. 46, color plate 2). Discovered in 1981. Ex Perry, Kapiloff.

E. 75,000-100,000
75,000
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69°
c
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 69, VictoriaVICTORIA, 1854, 3p Blue, J. S. Campbell & Co. Printing (3; SG 24), VICTORIA, 1854, 3p Blue, J. S. Campbell & Co. Printing (3; SG 24)VICTORIA, 1854, 3p Blue, J. S. Campbell & Co. Printing (3; SG 24). Horizontal pair, large margins, tied by "2" grid cancel on blue folded letter to London, England, "Geelong Victoria Se*15 1858" backstamp, red "London Paid" transit datestamp, Extremely Fine and choice Half-Length usage

E. 750-1,000
3,250
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