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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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Western Australia

Lots 115-122

Lot 115 o   

Western Australia, 1854, Swan (Engraved), 1d Black, Imperf, Double Tailed Swan Reentry, Swan watermark, position R10-2 showing previous entry 2.5mm to the right, neat barred "1" in oval cancel, ample to mostly large margins, Very Fine and choice, a choice example of this very rare and prominent reentry variety. Scott No. 1.
SG No. 1    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 116 o   

Western Australia, 1854, Swan (Engraved), 1d Black, Imperf, Swan watermark, two singles, both with four margins and one attractively canceled in red, Fine. Scott No. 1.
SG No. 1    £550 ($680).

Realized: $325

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Lot 117 o   

Western Australia, 1854, Swan (Engraved), 1d Black, Imperf, Swan watermark, vertical strip of 3, neat barred oval cancels, good margins to just clear, slight creasing between stamps and thin on top stamp, otherwise F.-V.F. Scott No. 1.
SG No. 1    £825 for singles ($1,020).

Realized: $280

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Lot 118 ()   

Western Australia, 1854, Swan (Litho), 4d Pale Blue, Imperf, Swan watermark, without gum, even margins, bright color, Very Fine. Scott No. 3 var.
SG No. 3    £375 ($460).

Realized: $140

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Lot 119 o   

Western Australia, 1854, Swan (Litho), 4d Issues, Imperf, Swan watermark, four singles in shades of pale blue, blue, deep dull blue and an example thought to be slate blue but certified as blue, all with four margins, deep dull blue with crease, otherwise Very Fine; blue shade with 1962 R.P.S.L. certificate.
SG No. 3, 3a, 3b    £1,500 ($1,840).

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Realized: $425

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Lot 120 ()   

Western Australia, 1855, Swan (Litho), 1s Gray Brown, Imperf, Swan watermark, without gum, ample to large margins, deep color, Very Fine. Scott No. 5a.
SG No. 4b    £650 ($800).

Realized: $130

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Lot 121 o   

Western Australia, 1857, Swan (Litho), 6d Gray Black, Rouletted, Swan watermark, blue barred "2" oval cancel, large margins which is rarely found on this stamp, Very Fine and choice, a condition rarity. Scott No. 9 var.
SG No. 23    £1,200 ($1,480).

Realized: $425

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Lot 122 o   

Western Australia, 1909, Queen Victoria, £1 Orange, Perf 12½, V and Crown watermark, neat town corner cancel, bright orange color, well centered, fresh & Very Fine, a scarce shade. Scott No. 88a.
SG No. 128a    £350 ($430).

Realized: $130

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Lots 115-122

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