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Lot 40700 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Lot 40700 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Officials 1917/33: Small range with 1917 10 s. grey & pink punctured small OS used (Gi O51), 1918/30 part set from 1½ d. to 1/4 d. unused, 1924 1 d. sage with OS used in Minginew, WA (Gi O86), 1932 Lyrebird 1 s. green optd. OS in an unused block of four (Gi 136), 1932/33 unused selection optd. OS, 1932 Kookaburra 6 d. in an unused block of twelve punctured 'VG' etc. Generally fine, a useful lot.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

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Lot 40716 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Lot 40716 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Bicoloured Postage Dues 1909/10: Postage Due, 5 s. rosine & yellow-green, Die I, wmk. Crown over double lined A, perf. 12 x 12½, an unused lower marginal example, showing "CA" Monogram, fresh and very fine, superb appearance, large part og. Scarce BW D90za = $ 900.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, Sydney, 9-10 Aug 1979, lot 417.rn                     Millenium, Sydney, 23 Oct 2002, lot 177.rn               

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

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Lot 40711 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Lot 40711 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Postage Dues, Typographed at NSW Printing Office, Sydney 1903 (Oct): Postage Due Numeral 10 s. dull green, wmk. Crown over NSW, perf. 11, a fine commercially used example lightly cancelled by "GPO Sydney / Parcels Branch" cds struck in violet. A most elusive and very rare stamp, the SG porice is for a cancelled to order example Gi = £ 2'000 / BW 44 = $ 4'000.rnrnProvenance: Premier, Melbourne, 25 Jan 2003, lot 172.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

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Lot 40695 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Lot 40695 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Kingsford-Smith issue 1931: 2 d. red, overprinted "OS" in black, an unused corner marginal block of four with Plate Number "5" at top, fresh and fine appearance, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. Rare. Cert. Simon Dunkerley (2007) BW 141(OS)zd = $ 3'500.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

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Lot 40706 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Lot 40706 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Postal Stationery 1923 (July): Sideface 2 d. red postal stationery card, with "This card is for use in correspondence with Foreign Countries" at base; fresh and very fine unused example. No used examples are recorded 'in period', and also rare unused BW P55 = $ 500.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

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Lot 40722 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Lot 40722 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Bicoloured Postage Dues 1922/30: Postage Due 6 d. carmine & yellow-green, third narrow Crown over A wmk., perf. 14, an unused block of four divided by interpanneau margin, showing "JOHN ASH" imprint (N over N), fresh and fine, unmounted og. BW D112zb = $ 350+.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

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Lot 40701 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Lot 40701 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Official Postal Stationery 1911: Coronation fullface illustrated 1 d. postcard in with George V diffused oval illustration in black, overprinted "O.H.M.S.", a used example from Adelaide (Feb 8, 1913) with reverse showing a printed notice of South Australian Railways concerning three parcels by goods train, mailed to Swan Reach with arrival cds on reverse(Feb 12). Extremely scarce - this card illustrated in Brusden White on page 7 BW P2(2)e = $ 500.rnrnProvenance: Prestige, Melbourne, 17 July 2008, lot 345.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

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Lot 40717 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Lot 40717 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Bicoloured Postage Dues 1913/23: Postage Due 1 d. rosine & bright apple-green, wmk. Crown over double lined A, thin paper, perf. 11, a used marginal pair showing "JBC" Monogram and a used marginal strip of three showing "CA" Monogram, a generally fine and scarce pairing BW D96za+D96zc.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

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Lot 40712 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Lot 40712 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Postage Dues, Typographed at NSW Printing Office, Sydney 1906/08: Postage Due Numeral issue, wmk. Crown over single lined A, perf. 11½-12 compound with 11, the 1 d., 2 d. and 4 d. green values all in unused blocks of four, the 1 d. being marginal, all well centred and fine, all three multiples with unmounted og. and very rare thus Gi = £ 690+ / BW D47+D49+D53 = $ 1'900+.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

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Lot 40696 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Lot 40696 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

Kingsford-Smith issue 1931: 2 d. red and 3 d. blue, overprinted "OS" in black, used on 1931 registered cover from Parliament House to the Commissioner for the Railways Office in Brisbane tied by "Parliament House / FCT" datestamps in black with registered label at left. Reverse with Canberra cds (Sept 24) and Brisbane arrival cds. A few minor imperfections but an excessively rare issue on letter and most attractive.rnrnProvenance: Prestige, Melbourne, 27 July 2009, lot 158.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, New South Wales, St. Helena, Basutoland The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection - Day 2

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