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Sale 1081 — The Goldfarm Collection of Australia Kangaroo and Map Series

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 October, 2014

Category — Third Watermark Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3082
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3082, Third Watermark Issue 6p Milky Grayish-Blue, Die II (BW 19F), 6p Milky Grayish-Blue, Die II (BW 19F)6p Milky Grayish-Blue, Die II (BW 19F). Top right corner sheet margin block of four, stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged in selvage, outstanding centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, a particularly handsome and choice never hinged block of this scarce and distinctive shade from the Harrison printings

A$ 2,300
1,900
3083
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3083, Third Watermark Issue 6p Ultramarine, Die II (BW 19za), 6p Ultramarine, Die II (BW 19za)6p Ultramarine, Die II (BW 19za). Bottom margin CA monogram single, from Plate 1 (upper), lightly hinged, nicely centered, fresh color, couple of trivial nibbed perforations, Very Fine and scarce

A$ 3,000
600
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3084
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3084, Third Watermark Issue 6p Blue, Die II (BW 19Bzc), 6p Blue, Die II (BW 19Bzc)6p Blue, Die II (BW 19Bzc). Bottom margin JBC monogram horizontal pair, from Plate 1 (upper), h.r. at top center, fairly well-centered, pale shade, small tone spot on reverse of monogram single, Fine-Very Fine

A$ 3,200
400
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3085
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3085, Third Watermark Issue 6p Ultramarine, Die II (BW 19zc), 6p Ultramarine, Die II (BW 19zc)6p Ultramarine, Die II (BW 19zc). Bottom margin JBC monogram single, from Plate 2 (lower), mild h.r., attractive centering, bright color, lightly folded along horizontal perforations, Very Fine

A$ 3,000
425
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3086
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3086, Third Watermark Issue 6p Ultramarine, Die II, Small “OS” (BW 18ba/zc), 6p Ultramarine, Die II, Small “OS” (BW 18ba/zc)6p Ultramarine, Die II, Small “OS” (BW 18ba/zc). Bottom margin JBC monogram block of four, barest trace of hinging in top pair and in sheet selvage, bottom stamps Mint N.H., marvelously well-centered throughout, bright fresh color

VERY FINE. A VERY RARE JBC MONOGRAM BLOCK OF THE SECOND WATERMARK SIX-PENCE ULTRAMARINE, PARTICULARLY WITH THE SMALL “OS” OFFICIAL PUNCTURES.

We are aware of only one other similar block that was once in the Hardy collection

E. 4,000-5,000
3,750
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3087
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3087, Third Watermark Issue 6p Pale Ultramarine, Die IIB, Broken Leg on Kangaroo, Small “OS” (BW 20Cd), 6p Pale Ultramarine, Die IIB, Broken Leg on Kangaroo, Small “OS” (BW 20Cd)6p Pale Ultramarine, Die IIB, Broken Leg on Kangaroo, Small “OS” (BW 20Cd). Horizontal pair with sheet selvage at top, right stamp being the popular variety (Position 3L6), some gum loss due to hinge removal, pale shade distinctive to the Harrison printings, centered to bottom, Fine for this, especially scarce both in a pair with normal and having “OS” official punctures, catalogue value quoted is simply for the broken leg variety and with no premium added for the “OS” punctures

A$ 2,750
750
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3088
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3088, Third Watermark Issue 6p Chestnut (BW 21z), 6p Chestnut (BW 21z)6p Chestnut (BW 21z). Bottom margin T.S. Harrison imprint block of four, from Plate 3 (upper), with “N” over “MP” (as had existed on the preceding 6p Blue), h.r. in top pair, bottom pair Mint N.H., faint overall gum toning, rather well-centered, a few separated perforations in the bottom selvage, Fine-Very Fine

A$ 900
0
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3089
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3089, Third Watermark Issue 6p Chestnut (BW 21zb), 6p Chestnut (BW 21zb)6p Chestnut (BW 21zb). Bottom margin A.J. Mullett imprint block of four, from Plate 4 (lower), h.r. at top center, bottom pair Mint N.H. rich color, Fine-Very Fine

A$ 600
0
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3090
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3090, Third Watermark Issue 6p Chestnut (BW 21zf), 6p Chestnut (BW 21zf)6p Chestnut (BW 21zf). Bottom margin John Ash imprint block of four, from Plate 3 (upper), displaying “white hairline from value circle to map” variety (Position 3L54), trivial h.r. at top, bottom pair Mint N.H., quite fresh, Fine-Very Fine

A$ 450
275
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3091
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3091, Third Watermark Issue 6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27za), 6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27za)6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27za). Bottom margin T.S. Harrison one-line imprint pair, from Plate 4 (upper), faintly hinged, bright and fresh, strong color, Fine-Very Fine, a select example of this rare single line imprint pair

A$ 2,000
450
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3092
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3092, Third Watermark Issue 6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zc), 6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zc)6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zc). Bottom margin T.S. Harrison two-line imprint pair, from Plate 4 (upper), lightly hinged, fresh color, Fine-Very Fine

A$ 550
0
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3093
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3093, Third Watermark Issue 6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zd), 6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zd)6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zd). Bottom margin A.J. Mullett imprint block of four, from Plate 4 (upper), lightly hinged, pretty pastel color, bottom right stamp with trivial tone spot on gum, Fine-Very Fine and quite scarce

A$ 1,100
0
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3094
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3094, Third Watermark Issue 6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zf), 6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zf)6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zf). Bottom margin John Ash imprint block of four, from Plate 4 (upper), lightly hinged, especially fresh, bright color, Fine-Very Fine

A$ 1,000
0
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3095
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3095, Third Watermark Issue 6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zh), 6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zh)6p Violet, Die IIB (BW 27zh). Bottom margin John Ash imprint pair, from Plate 4 (lower), Mint N.H., quite fresh, bright color, Fine-Very Fine

A$ 400
0
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3096
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3096, Third Watermark Issue 1sh Blue Green, Die II, Small “OS” (BW 32b), 1sh Blue Green, Die II, Small “OS” (BW 32b)1sh Blue Green, Die II, Small “OS” (BW 32b). Vertical block of twelve (2x6) with sheet selvage at top, Mint N.H., most stamps particularly well-centered, deep rich color, two stamps with faint soiling, folded along horizontal perforations between rows four and five, Very Fine, an impressive punctured “OS” official multiple

A$ 2,700
550
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3097
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3097, Third Watermark Issue 1sh Blue Green, Die II (BW 32za), 1sh Blue Green, Die II (BW 32za)1sh Blue Green, Die II (BW 32za). Bottom margin CA monogram single, from Plate 2 (lower), lightly hinged, rich color, quite well-centered, small natural inclusion, Very Fine for this rare monogram single

A$ 3,250
500
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3098
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3098, Third Watermark Issue 1sh Bright Blue Green, Die IIB, Watermark Sideways (BW 33Baa/zb), 1sh Bright Blue Green, Die IIB, Watermark Sideways (BW 33Baa/zb)1sh Bright Blue Green, Die IIB, Watermark Sideways (BW 33Baa/zb). Bottom margin A.J. Mullett imprint block of eight, from Plate 3 (upper), showing break in northern coast of Tasmania variety (Position 3R49), lightly hinged on top stamps, bottom unit Mint N.H., marvelously well-centered, fresh color, Very Fine, an exceedingly choice example of this rare sideways watermark imprint pair, catalogued as a hinged imprint block of four and four hinged singles

A$ 2,800
850
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3099
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3099, Third Watermark Issue 1sh Blue Green, Die IIB (BW 33za), 1sh Blue Green, Die IIB (BW 33za)1sh Blue Green, Die IIB (BW 33za). Bottom margin T.S. Harrison imprint pair, from Plate 3 (upper), with stop after “PRINTER”, small h.r., uncharacteristically well-centered, bright color, Very Fine

A$ 750
0
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3100
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3100, Third Watermark Issue 1sh Blue Green, Die IIB (BW 33ze), 1sh Blue Green, Die IIB (BW 33ze)1sh Blue Green, Die IIB (BW 33ze). Bottom margin A.J. Mullett imprint pair, from Plate 4 (lower), faint trace of hinging, especially bright and fresh, Fine-Very Fine

A$ 450
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