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Sale 778 — The Passano Collection of British Commonwealth

Sale Date — Wednesday, 22 May, 1996

Category — Australian States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
530
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 530, Australian States1850, 1p Red on Yellowish Wove (2, SG 7), 1850, 1p Red on Yellowish Wove (2, SG 7)1850, 1p Red on Yellowish Wove (2, SG 7). Pos. 10, three large margins, just in at B., unused (no gum), two small thin spots not noted on certificate, otherwise Fine, with 1977 A.P.S. certificate, SG £2,500

2,500
350
531
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 531, Australian States1851, 2p Blue on Grayish Wove (8, SG 36), 1851, 2p Blue on Grayish Wove (8, SG 36)1851, 2p Blue on Grayish Wove (8, SG 36). Clear to large margins, unused (no gum), Fine, with 1984 Friedl certificate, SG £2,500

1,650
450
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532
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 532, Australian States1853, 2p Blue, Pl. II (15, SG 60), 1853, 2p Blue, Pl. II (15, SG 60)1853, 2p Blue, Pl. II (15, SG 60). Clear to large margins showing part of adjacent stamps at B. and L., unused (no gum), Very Fine, with 1983 Friedl certificate, SG £1,000

900
500
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533
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 533, Australian States1854, 6p Gray, Wmk. "8" (29a, SG 122a), 1854, 6p Gray, Wmk. "8" (29a, SG 122a)1854, 6p Gray, Wmk. "8" (29a, SG 122a). Clear even margins all around, o.g., h.r., Fine, with 1983 Friedl certificate, SG £1,600

1,650
525
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534
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 534, Australian States1885, £1 Rose & Violet (74, SG 246a), 1885, £1 Rose & Violet (74, SG 246a)1885, £1 Rose & Violet (74, SG 246a). O.g., h.r., perfs a bit uneven, appears Fine, SG £2,250

2,750
0
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535
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 535, Australian States1885, £1 Rose & Violet (75A, SG 248), 1885, £1 Rose & Violet (75A, SG 248)1885, £1 Rose & Violet (75A, SG 248). O.g., lightly hinged, few toned spots mostly on perf tips on reverse, perfs somewhat uneven at R., appears Fine, with 1986 R.P.S. certificate, SG £2,500

3,750
1,550
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536
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 536, Australian States1860, 2p Deep Blue (2, SG 2), 1860, 2p Deep Blue (2, SG 2)1860, 2p Deep Blue (2, SG 2). Clear to ample margins, o.g., h.r., insignificant toned spots at T., light horizontal crease, appears Fine, rare unused, with 1988 P.F. certificate not noting crease, SG £5,000

6,250
1,350
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537
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 537, Australian States1860, 6p Deep Green (3, SG 3), 1860, 6p Deep Green (3, SG 3)1860, 6p Deep Green (3, SG 3). Large to huge margins all around showing part of adjacent stamp at T., unused (no gum), trivial corner crease in margin at T.R. and small toned spot at B. not noted on accompanying certificate, still appears Very Fine, signed Bloch and with 1983 Friedl certificate, SG £3,500

4,250
950
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538
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 538, Australian States1868-74, 2p Blue, Perf 13 x 12 (37, SG 81), 1868-74, 2p Blue, Perf 13 x 12 (37, SG 81)1868-74, 2p Blue, Perf 13 x 12 (37, SG 81). Fresh color, slightly disturbed o.g., h.r., Fine, SG £850

1,500
450
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539
 
Sale Number 778, Lot Number 539, Australian States1868-74, 3p Brown, Perf 13 x 12 (37A, SG 82), 1868-74, 3p Brown, Perf 13 x 12 (37A, SG 82)1868-74, 3p Brown, Perf 13 x 12 (37A, SG 82). Neat cancel, few unpunched perfs at T., light toned spot at R., otherwise Fine and rare, with 1935 R.P.S. certificate, unpriced in Gibbons

1,250
850
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540
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 540, Australian States1855, 6p Deep Blue, London Print (3, SG 3), 1855, 6p Deep Blue, London Print (3, SG 3)1855, 6p Deep Blue, London Print (3, SG 3). Three large margins, clear at L., unused (no gum), Very Fine, signed Bloch, with 1983 Friedl certificate, SG £2,000

2,500
450
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541
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 541, Australian States1867, 4p Dull Violet (31, SG 54), 1867, 4p Dull Violet (31, SG 54)1867, 4p Dull Violet (31, SG 54). O.g., h.r., Fine, signed Bloch, with 1983 Friedl certificate, SG £1,400

1,500
625
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542
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 542, Australian States1896, £5 Brown (90A, SG 205), 1896, £5 Brown (90A, SG 205)1896, £5 Brown (90A, SG 205). Well-centered, unused (no gum), two light toning spots not noted on certificate, still Very Fine, signed Bloch, with 1982 Friedl certificate, SG £1,700

2,600
700
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543
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 543, Australian States1886, £10 Bronze, Perf 11-1/2 to 12-1/2 (91, SG 206), 1886, £10 Bronze, Perf 11-1/2 to 12-1/2 (91, SG 206)1886, £10 Bronze, Perf 11-1/2 to 12-1/2 (91, SG 206). Lightly hinged, natural gum bend, Very Fine, with 1962 Diena certificate, SG £1,800

3,000
900
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544
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 544, Australian States1886, £15 Silver, Perf 11-1/2 to 12-1/2 (92, SG 207), 1886, £15 Silver, Perf 11-1/2 to 12-1/2 (92, SG 207)1886, £15 Silver, Perf 11-1/2 to 12-1/2 (92, SG 207). O.g., h.r., fresh and Very Fine, scarce, with 1962 Diena certificate and 1986 Rendon certificate, SG £4,500

6,500
3,750
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545
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 545, Australian States1876, 9p Violet, Official (O41B, SG O26c), 1876, 9p Violet, Official (O41B, SG O26c)1876, 9p Violet, Official (O41B, SG O26c). Fresh color, o.g., h.r., tiny thin spot, otherwise Fine, reputed to be the only known example, ex A.E. Fryar, with 1963 B.P.A. certificate and accompanied by 1963 letter from Robson Lowe, SG £2,000

3,000
3,000
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546
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 546, Australian States1901, 2sh6p Violet (O83, SG O86), 1901, 2sh6p Violet (O83, SG O86)1901, 2sh6p Violet (O83, SG O86). Fresh bright color, well-centered, h.r., Very Fine and choice, scarce as only one sheet of 60 was printed, SG £2,000

2,250
1,250
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547
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Sale Number 778, Lot Number 547, Australian States1901, 5sh Rose (O84, SG O87), 1901, 5sh Rose (O84, SG O87)1901, 5sh Rose (O84, SG O87). Bright color, h.r., light natural gum bend, Fine and scarce, only 60 were printed, with 1984 B.P.A. certificate, SG £2,000

2,250
1,300
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