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Lot 10672 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Lot 10672 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Multiple Crown C of A Watermark 1926/30: Sideface 2 d. golden scarlet, Die III, Multiple Crown C of A wmk., perf. 13½ x 12½, an unused horizontal strip of six overprinted "OS" in black, sheet marginal at left and interpanneau margin at right, variety "Double Perforations", horizontally applied across this strip; fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce and most attractive multiple BW 103(OS)b = $ 1'200+.

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Lot 10688 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Lot 10688 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Occupation of New Guinea 1914: 1 d. red Die II in a vertical pair, punctured small "OS", used on 1915 cover to Sydney tied by framed "Kaiserliche Station / Manus" handstamp in blue-black, manuscript "Passed Censor / J. Miller / Lt. O.C. Garrison / Manus" at left. Readdressed locally upon arrival (July 31). A rare and fine cover.rnProvenance: Premier, Melbourne, 19 July 2003, lot 1192.

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Lot 10683 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Lot 10683 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Postal Stationery 1930: Oval 2 d. red, Die I illustrated advertising envelope (165  x 130 mm.) for Seppelt's Wineries Famous Australian Wines and Brandies (with four sepia illustrations on reverse of Vineyards), up-rated with oval cut to shape embossed 2 d. red cut-out and addressed to Port Vila, New Hebrides tied by "Posted Ship Side / Sydney" datestamps (August 1, 1935) in black. Probably never travelled but a splendid and most attractive cover.rnProvenance: Collection John Sinfield, Prestige, Melbourne, 22 Nov 2004, lot 495.

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Lot 10699 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Lot 10699 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Bicoloured Postage Dues 1913/23: Postage Due 4 d. carmine & apple-green, wmk. Crown over double lined A, perf. 14, a used block of six (3 x 2), variety "Watermark Sideways", centred somewhat to right but of fresh colour, neatly cancelled by two strikes of "Perth" cds (March 6, 1922) - this variety was first recorded in March 1922 but remains rare (BW records three such blocks). Cert. RPS of Victoria (2013) Gi = £ 2'850 / BW D101a = unpriced.rnProvenance: Prestige, Melbourne, 2 Aug 2013, lot 193.

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Lot 10678 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Lot 10678 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Postal Stationery 1911 (May): Coronation fullface illustrated 1 d. postcards (6), illustrations of the Prince of Wales with four different unused examples in differing colours and two used examples, one up-rated from Queensland to USA (17 July 1911) and another, also up-rated with ½ d. adhesive from Queensland to Germany (19 June 1911). An attractive and scarce group BW P16-P19 = $ 650.

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Lot 10694 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Lot 10694 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Postage Dues, Typographed at NSW Printing Office, Sydney 1909 (March): Postage Due Numeral 10/- dull green (stroke after value), wmk. Crown over single lined A inverted, perf. 11, an unused example, marginal at right, of fresh bright colour, well centred, superb, unmounted og. A very rare stamp in immaculate condition Gi = £ 2'500 / BW D63 = $ 3'750 (unpriced unmounted).

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Lot 10673 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Lot 10673 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Multiple Crown C of A Watermark 1926/30: Sideface 2 d. golden scarlet, Die III, Multiple Crown C of A wmk., perf. 13½ x 12½, an unused block of four divided by interpanneau margin, overprinted "OS" in black, with "JOHN ASH" imprint at base (N over A), the block clearly showing the major "Watermark Inverted" variety (unlisted by BW), fresh and fine but for some rounding of perfs. in margin at base, unmounted og. Extremely rare: "About 8 mint examples can be traced including an imprint block of four". a magnificent multiple of consummate rarity. Unique. Cert. SPRS (2015) Gi O125w = £ 26'000+ / BW 102(OS)a = $ 60'000.rnProvenance: Collection Miss Francisco (1935); Collection Herbert McNess, Harmeers, Sydney, 21-22 June 1979, lot 274; Rod Perry, Melbourne, 6 Dec 1979, lot 119; Collection Arthur Gray, Mossgreen, Melbourne, 30 Oct 2015, lot 333.

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Lot 10689 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Lot 10689 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Postage Dues, Typographed at NSW Printing Office, Sydney 1902 (July 1): Postage Due set of eight values with NSW removed from tablet at base, ½ d. to 5 s. emerald-green to dull green, wmk. Crown over NSW, perf. 11½-12, a remarkably well centred set of fresh colour, large part og. Rare so fine Gi = £ 500 / BW D1-D11. 

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Lot 10684 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Lot 10684 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Postal Stationery 1957: Papua New Guinea 1 s. ½ d. brown registered postal stationery envelope, used to Sydney from HMAS Wagga with Australia 1953 1 d. purple tied by "R. A. N. POST OFFICE / NUMBER 3" datestamp (Jan 23); with H.M.A. SHIPS in violet and Royal Australian Navy registration cachet above. Sydney arrival on reverse; a scarce cover sensibly opened for display.

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Lot 10700 - brit. colonies Australia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Lot 10700 - brit. colonies Australia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 2

Bicoloured Postage Dues 1913/23: Postage Due 10 s. scarlet & pale yellow-green, wmk. Crown over double lined A, thin paper, perf. 14, an unused corner marginal horizontal strip of three from lower left of sheet, showing "JBC" Monogram, of fine fresh colour, unmounted og. Only 343 stamps issued, Superb Gi = £ 4'500+ / BW D103z = $ 6'750.rnProvenance: Australia Post Archives, Sale by Tender No. 2 (1987).

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