Lot 13 /Ascension, 1944, King George VI Pictorial, 2s6d black & deep carmine, perf 13, "Davit" flaw, bottom left stamp in a block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged at top, never hinged at bottom (flaw n.h.), pristine with bright colors, Very Fine, a very scarce variety. Scott No. 47 var.
SG No. 45ca, 45c £1,726 ($2,790).
Lot 14South Australia, 1863, Queen Victoria, 2d pale vermilion, rouletted, in combination with 1865, Queen Victoria, 6d dull blue, rouletted, two singles on cover to Green, Wisconsin, tied by "Adelaide S.A. Sp 26 64" postmarks, red "London Paid" transit and "16 cents" credit handstamp, blue "11 US Notes" handstamp and "Chicago Am Pkt 5 Dec 24" cds; right 6d stamp with corner nicks, F.-V.F. Scott No. 16+20.
SG No. 25+32 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 15Victoria, Postage Due, 1906, ½d aniline rose & pale yellow green, tied by manuscript on 1911 postcard to Melbourne redirected to Maffra, franked with Russia 1909, 3k carmine tied by Pori (Finland) cds, Melbourne receiving cds and "T ½" in oval handstamp with manuscript rate, Very Fine, an extremely rare single and quite possibly unique solo Victoria ½d Postage Due usage. SG No. D34.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 16Victoria, 1887, 1d violet brown, postal card cut square in combination with 1893, 1d orange brown postal card cut square + 1887 ½d rose wrapper cut, all affixed on corner card cover to Pittsburgh, Pa., all tied by "Melbourne, Ap 2, 94" duplex postmarks, Very Fine and unusual.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 17Australia, 1914, King George V, 1d carmine red, Die Ia, 2nd watermark, single and vertical bisect pair on local corner card cover, tied by 1918 Sydney machine cancel; cover opening slit at top right corner, Very Fine, a very scarce bisect usage. SG No. 21d.
Scott No. 21b Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 18Australia, 1932, Kangaroo and Map, 5s gray & yellow, C of A watermark, horizontal gutter pair, o.g., never hinged, bright colors on fresh paper, small natural paper inclusion in right stamp, Very Fine. Scott No. 126.
SG No. 135 £320 for hinged singles ($520).
Lot 19 oAustralia, Official, 1915-28, £1-£2 Kangaroos, perforated "O.S.", 3rd watermark, C.T.O. town corner cancels (o.g. on reverse), strong colors, £2 with ragged perfs, a Very Fine pair, still very scarce high value official issues.
SG No. O52-O53 £7,000 for used ($11,330).