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Sale 99: The December Sale

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Australia to Canadian Province

Lots 18-27 Lots 28-37 Lots 38-41

Lot 18    

Australia, 1918, King George V, ½d bright green, thin "½" at right, 2nd watermark, position R43, neat Richmond town cancel, strong bright color, wrinkle towards top of no consequence, Fine; with photocopy of 2020 Sismondo certificate. Scott No. 19a.
SG No. 20d    £8,000 ($10,400).

AN EXTREMELY RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1918 KGV ½D ISSUE WITH THIN "½" AT RIGHT FROM THE SMALL MAY 1918 PRINTING - A GREAT AUSTRALIAN RARITY.

It is not known why Harrison undertook the retouch which led to the thin "½" variety. Very few examples of this variety are known. A census of known examples as of 1999 show that only nine used examples have been recorded. One of which is in the Royal Collection.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,000

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Lot 19 o   

Canadian Provinces: British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1865, 10¢ blue, imperf, blue "Post Office, Victoria Vancouver Island, Paid" oval corner cancel, margins clear to mostly large, minute tears in top margin only, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. 4    $1,100.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 20    

Canadian Provinces: British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1867, 10¢ on 3d lilac rose, perf 14, o.g., neatly hinged once, rich bright color, very fresh and Fine.
Scott No. 10    $2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $400

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Lot 21    

Canadian Provinces: British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1867, 50¢ on 3d violet, perf 14, o.g., hinge remnants, rich bright color, fresh and Fine.
Scott No. 12    $900.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 22    

Canadian Provinces: British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1867, $1 on 3d green, perf 14, o.g., lightly hinged, exceptional centering with perfs clear of design all around, brilliant color and exceptional freshness, Extremely Fine and choice, one of the finest examples we have ever encountered.
Scott No. 13    $2,000.

A GEM MINT EXAMPLE OF THE 1867 $1 ON 3D PERF 14 SEAL ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $800

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Lot 23    

Canadian Provinces: British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1867, 5¢ on 3d bright red, perf 12½ full o.g., rich bold color, F.-V.F., a very scarce mint stamp; signed Bloch.
Scott No. 14    $2,250.

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Current Opening Bid: $260

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Lot 24    

Canadian Provinces: British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1867, 10¢ on 3d lilac rose, perf 12½ o.g., lightly hinged, rich bright color and particularly fresh, Very Fine.
Scott No. 15    $1,300.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 25    

Canadian Provinces: British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1867, 25¢ on 3d orange, perf 12½ full o.g., rich bright color and well centered, Very Fine.
Scott No. 16    $1,100.

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Current Opening Bid: $210

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Lot 26 o   

Canadian Provinces: British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1867, 50¢ on 3d violet, perf 12½ neat blue barred "35" oval cancel of Victoria, strong bright color, Very Fine, a very attractive example of this scarce used stamp.
Scott No. 17    $1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $180

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Lot 27    

Canadian Provinces: British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1867, $1 on 3d green, perf 12½ full o.g., uncommonly wide margins and well centered, bright and fresh, Very Fine and choice, a lovely mint example of this scarce high value.
Scott No. 18    $2,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $400

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Lots 18-27 Lots 28-37 Lots 38-41

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