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Section 3 will commence at 4:15pm AUSTRALIA | Other Pre-Decimals | Collections and Accumulations 1383 **/* A 1928-65 Collection in 7-Seas hingeless album, complete excl 3d M/S, ‘OS’ ovpts, 5/- Bridge, 3d blue KGVI Die 1A, Robes, Arms & Navigators. many are MUH, incl 1/6d Hermes no wmk, 9d Macarthur, 1/- Anzac, 2/- Robes, 3d KGV White Wattles & 5/- Cattle white paper. 1384 **/* A/B 1931-40 duplicated mainly fine stock on hagners almost all hinged from 6+ each 1931 KS values incl 8x 6d brown Air Mail Service to 8x 1940 AIF set. In between noted 3x 1/- large Lyre, 4x 1935 ANZAC set (one 1/- appears **), both perf 1934 Vic Centenary with some toning, 10x 1935 SJ set, 13x 1938 NSW sesqui set. Also PNG 1959 Legislative Council x6 sets **/* plus faulty Vic Centenary not counted in min current retail $1500. (c175) 1385P * A/A- 1931-48 Selection lightly hinged mainly fine and fresh from 1931 KS duplicated including two shades 6d Air Mail Service, two 1/- large Lyre, both perfs 1934 Vic Cent, 1934 Macarthur set with 2d Dark Hills and 1/6d Hermes no wmk, then complete commems ANZAC to AIF, Robes 10/- thin paper and £1 thick paper (yellowish gum), 1948 2/- Croc wmk. Centring varies, nice starter, retail c$590. (45) 1386P ** A 1959-66 Flowers 1/6d (2), 2/- (56), 2/3d Cream (15), 2/3d white (51), 2/5d (58), 3/- (18), many in blocks. . Retail approx $800. (200) 1387P ** A 1959-65 Definitives duplicated selection mostly helecon blocks of 4 with 1959-64 Native Flowers incl 2x 2/3d Wattle white paper, 2/5d Banksia; 1964-5 Birds including at least c30x 9d Magpie in blocks, strips, pairs and singles plus 35x 3/- Ibis incl blocks of 10 and 20. Fine and fresh, min retail c$350. (110) 1388P ** A 1962-65 2/3d commem range incl [1] 1962 Perth Games (7), [2] 1963 Cable (31), [3] Airmail (58), [4] 1965 ANZAC (53), [5] ICY (83), in part sheets, multiples or singles. Retail $500+. (232) 1389P ** A 1964-65 Birds 6d (397), 9d (143), 1/6d (145), 2/- (32), 2/5d cream (20), white (33), 2/6d (31), 3/- (17), in singles, multiples or sheets. Retail $1,200+. (680+) 1390 **/* A FCollection of Varieties comprising [1] 1935 2d Jubilee imprint block of 4 Retouch to cross hatching below AUSTRALIA (Cat $200); [2] 1936 2d SA Centenary imprint block of 4 Retouch sky below AU (Cat $150 - variety unit MH); [3] 1948 2/Crocodile cnr strip of 5 partial double vertical perfs (Cat $375) [4] 1956 7½d Olympic cnr block of 12 Weak entry right of ‘2’ of fraction on R7-8/1 (Cat $50); [5] 1960 8d Tiger Cat cnr block of 6 Retouch shading right of head – State III & 8d weak (Cat $160+); [6] 1962 5d Games cnr imprint block of 16 Retouch above 5d & Red spot over ‘S’ of AUSTRALIA (Cat $60+); [7] 1963 5d Red Cross two cnr blocks of 6 Blemish below second A & White spot on bowl retouched (Cat $50+); [8] 1965 5d Churchill cnr sht no. block of 12 Retouch left of 5d (Cat $31+); [9] 5d Hargrave positional block of 12 Kink in outer vertical line of tail-fine (Cat $25). Generally very fine. 1391 ** A/A- KGVI Heavily Duplicated Accumulation in sheet file books and a box, mostly low value commems to 1/6d and definitive issues to 1/0½d in sheets, large multiples or singles, many ‘pips’ noticed, probably some varieties, many sets can be made. generally very fine. Many thousands. 1392 * A KGVI High Value Sets 1948 Robes thin paper set of 3, 1949-50 Arms set of 4 SG #176a-8a, 224a-d, current retail c$275. Mainly well-centred, fresh. (7) 1393P * A - 1938 Robes thick paper set of 3, 1949-50 Arms set of 4 SG #176-8, 224a-d, current retail c$225. 5/- Arms just o/c, others well centred, all fresh. (7) 1394 ** A/A- QEII Heavily Duplicated Accumulation in 8 sheet file books with mostly low value commems or defins including 1953 Coronation 7½d (128), 1954 Royal Visit 7½d (240), 1955-56 1/0½d (52), 1/7d (44), 1964 ANZAC 8d (100), Churchill (100s, incl some Helecon), some ‘Pips’, few varieties, also a few KGVI issues, etc. Many issues in sheets, multiples or singles. Generally very fine. Ideal for researcher. Many, many thousands. 1395 ** A Remainders mostly QEII period where noted 1959-64 Flowers set of 6 in blocks of 4 retail $60 plus extras, 1964 QEII 5d green with imperf between pair x6 and imperf wide margin x6 total retail $180. Earlies include imprint blocks KGV CofA wmk 1d and 2d, 1929 1½d Swan, 1931 2d KS all with hinge remains somewhere and total Cat $75. Some better oddments noted 5/- Cattle cream paper, 2/6d Aborigine no wmk on white paper, Navigators to 10/-. Also AAT first decimal set of 11 with extras fresh **. Good lot - minimum retail/cat $400. (200+) AUSTRALIA | Other Pre-Decimals | Proofs & Essays 1396 A 1937 Pictorial Essay artist’s preliminary pencil drawing by James Berry (169x186mm) for 5d Derwent River. [One of eighteen submitted but disallowed because the artist was not an Australian resident - he lived in NZ.] 1397 A - artist’s preliminary pencil drawing by James Berry (190x169mm) for 1/4d Hawkesbury River. [One of eighteen submitted but disallowed because the artist was not an Australian resident - he lived in NZ.] AUSTRALIA | Other Pre-Decimals 1398P V A 1931-33 Overprinted ‘OS’ complete including Kingsford Smith and Bridge CTO pairs. (15) 1399 ** A 1928 3d Kookaburra marginal block of 20 from top of sheet, perf reinforcing on top selvedge not affecting adhesives. Very fresh. 1400 ** A- C1 1928 3d Kookaburra Miniature Sheet from top right corner of the sheet BW #133MS, Cat $225 (retail $275). Light fold along central horiz perfs, o/c high, very fresh. 1401P V A- BW #133MSw, Cat $300, from top of sheet with special ‘red’ Exhibition cancel (1st November), CTO, well centred, aged gum. 1402P * A- A1 1929-38 Airmail Type A Plate 3 block of 4 perf ‘OS’, BW #134zc, Cat $300, very small thin on one unit. 1403 * A1930 Sturt perf ‘OS’ plate 1 & 2 TLC blocks of 4 (both with a few gum bends), BW #140z,140za, Cat $800, plus a few used. 1404 ** A 1931 2d Kingsford Smith & 1932 2d Bridge sheets [1] 2d KS plate 4 sheet of 80; [2] 2d Engraved Bridge part sheet of 32; [3] 2d letterpress Bridge sheet of 80 and part pane of 36. 1405 **/* A A1 1931-38 Kingsford Smith Airmail 6d brown Ash imprint block of 6 with three units ** BW #144zd. Some typical gum wrinkles, very fresh. 1406 F A B2 1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 2d and 3d recess plus 2d letter press imprint blocks of four each og with March 19, 1932 CTO of ‘SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE’, the first two NE Pylon, the third SE Pylon. Very fresh. (3) 1407P * A 1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge BW #148, retail $525, lightly mounted, few nibbled perfs at base. 1408P V A - BW #148, CTO, no gum. 1409P * A A2 - BW #148, (retail $525), minor gum crease, otherwise fresh MVLH with good perfs (1 shortish) and very well centred. 1410P V A - CTO, BW #148, Cat $300. 1411P * A A2 - BW #148, (retail $525), couple of shortish perfs, well centred. 1412 ** A A1 1934 Vic Centenary Perf 10½ set of 3 in vertical pairs 2d & 3d both Cowan paper, BW #151-3, retail ($220). 1413 ** A A1 - set of 3, 2d Wiggins Teape paper, BW #154-6, retail ($290), 1/- centred right.

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(204) 1453 A1959-66 1d Purple QEII sunken Die Proof, BW #347DP(1), cellotape staining shows at top and bottom of proof. Eight created, this has number 30 and was presented to CW Davidson (the Postmaster General). 1454 ** A 1962-66 2d Brown QEII coil perf top gutter block of 8 with plate 1, BW #348z. Fresh MUH. 1455 **/* A - coil perf lower gutter block of 8 with plate 2, BW #348za. 2 units hinged. 1456P ** A - coil perf lower gutter block of 8 with plate 3, BW #348zb. Fresh MUH. BW states “perhaps only three or four examples recorded”. 1457 ** A B1 1959 3d Blue-Green QEII coil perf, Plate No ‘3’ no dashes with lines before in right marginal block of 32, BW #350zb. 1458 ** A B1 - coil perf. Plate No ‘- 3 -’ (with dashes), sheet B with lines below in left marginal block of 18, BW #350zc. 1459 ** A A1 - coil perf, Plate No ‘- 3 -’ (70%) dashes with lines after in right marginal block of 18, BW #350zd. 1460 ** A B1 - coil perf, Plate No ‘5’ with lines before in left marginal block of 9, BW #350ze. 1461 ** A C1 - coil perf, Plate No ‘5’ (80%) with lines after in right marginal block of 14, BW #350zh. 1462P ** A 1959 5d Blue QEII pair with misplaced perfs, BW #355be, Cat $200. BW states that one sheet existed. 1463 *F A1960-64 6d Banded Anteater tied by “PASSED FREE/3-PM/4 JNE/1961/SURFACE/POSTAGE” machine cancel to airmail cover (minor blemishes) to Australia, reverse with mss. details for HMAS Queenborough, Maizuru, Japan. Very scarce Forces concessional airmail rate. 1464P ** A 1961-64 Cattle 5/- White Paper single copy also bottom right hand corner block of 4 5/- cream paper, BW #373B,C, unmounted. (5) 1465 ** A 1963 Royal Visit marginal block of 4 with misplaced perfs, BW #392bb. Quite dramatic. 1466 W A- B1 1963-65 5d Green QEII prominent green smudge on TLC, unused. 1467 ** A - BW #400; booklet stamps including Plate no ‘-1-’ imperf between vertically, block of 6, plus imperf at left with wide selvedge (12), imperf at right with wide selvedge (15) plus another 42 pairs of imperf between in multiples. Some blocks have pips and guide lines. (117) 1468 ** A A1 - [1] block of 18 with Plate 1 (dashes) and perf pip; [2] similar block with Plate 2 (dashes), BW #400za,zb, Cat $200, as blocks of 6. 1469 ** A 1963-65 Navigators 4/- (9, incl corner block of 6), 5/- (22, including 5 blocks of 4), 7/6d (8, including marginal block of 6), 10/- Cream paper (corner block of 4), 10/- white paper (corner block of 4). Retail $580+. (47) 1470P ** A - in bottom left hand corner blocks of 4 with both papers of 10/- & £1, BW #404-09, (retail $1,100+), unmounted. (32) 1471P F A/A- - complete including white paper 10/- and £1 with extra white paper £1 strip of 3, generally fine (11). BW #404-09, Cat $260. 1472 **/* A A1 - set of 8 (includes white paper 10/- and £1), BW #404-9, retail c$265, £2 MVLH. (8) A1964-66 7/6d Cook use on plain envelope registered Air Mail to USA, BW #406, Cat $500. Inscribed ‘2nd Class, Stationery 1473 * Only’ from Melbourne. USA ‘Free’ handstamp, backstamp. Peripheral and other small faults, clean, rare single usage. 1474 **/* A - large block of 36 all ** ex 3 units and right selvedge hinge traces, BW #406, Cat $540 (retail $426). (36) 1475 * A1964-66 10/- Flinders use on Melbourne stamp dealer’s plain DIY packet wrapper registered Air Mail to USA BW #407, Cat $250, additionally franked 2x 4/- Tasman BW #404 and 6d Banded Anteater (total franking 18/6d). Inscribed ‘Stationery Only’. USA ‘Free’ Customs handstamp, backstamps. Opened out and trimmed for display. Some small faults, clean, scarce usage. 1476 ** A/A- 1963-66 Navigators £2 King marginal block of 10 (5x2). BW #409, two units have tiny tonespots on gum. 1477P ** A 1965 Lawrence Hargrave marginal single with purple omitted, BW #433c, Cat $600. 1478P WW A 1965 Christmas 5d, BW #435, horizontal marginal strip of three from base of sheet showing disturbed gold and black colour affecting Joseph and Jesus and AUSTR of AUSTRALIA, striking error. AUSTRALIA | Other Pre-Decimals | Stamps on Cover A/A- 1937-48 Hermes wmked selection comprising thick paper (11) including early Nov 1937 and late Aug 1950 usages, 1479P *F advertising covers, solo frankings, nice jusqu’a airmail to Holland, multiple frankings of two, three and four, and scarcer thin paper (6) solo frankings including to British Zone Germany, and very early usage of 6 Feb 1948 (BW gives issue date as February 1948), generally fine. (17) A 1935 1/- Anzac BW #165, plus 9d Kangaroo tied by Sydney Air mail cds to 1935 (26 Mar) commercial airmailed cover to 1480P *F Holland, an attractive and very scarce franking. 1481P *F A 1935 3d & 2/- Silver Jubilee on commercial H.C. Sleigh airmailed cover tied by Melbourne slogan to 1935 (11 Jun) to Finland, an enticing combination of a rare franking and rate, backstamped Athens and Hango [2/3d ½oz full airmail rate via Greece and Finland internal mail services.]

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1938-41 2d Scarlet Die II KGVI coil pair with uniformly large holes BW #188bh, scarce usage on censored envelope to USA Feb 1940 (off cover used pair Cat $400). With normal perfs vertical pair on 1939 airmail cover to UK for comparison. (2) 1483P * A/A- 3d Blue White Wattles tied to 1940 (May 16) censored airmail envelope to GB, additionally franked KGV 3d blue CofA wmk and 1/- small lyre. Roughly opened. White Wattles cat on cover $400. A1941 1½d Maroon KGVI Perf 14¾x14 plus QM 1d tied by 1941 (10 Dec) Hamilton Vic slogan, the first day of 2½d Letter 1484P *F rate (which included the ½d War tax), the 1½d very scarce on cover, and P14x14¾ 5d Merino (another scarce stamp on cover) + 3½d on 1947 registered cover Sydney to Malvern. (2) AUSTRALIA | Decimal Issues | Collections and Accumulations 1485 ** A Sheetlets Collection including [1] 2005 Parrots optd ‘25th ANNIVERSARY’ in gold (10), [2] 2006 Queen’s Birthday (10) both with 2005 or 2006 ‘Collection of Australian Stamps’, [3] 2010 Fish (10) also [4] Norfolk Island/Australia Parrot (10) (40) A 1990s-2000s fresh CTO og, includes se-tenant pairs & strips, AFL sheetlet of 16, Joan Sutherland sheetlet of 10. (800+). 1486 * 1487 F 1,400 - All Different fine used, a great starter collection. 1488 F 1,500 - All Different fine used, including some internationals, good value at estimate. 1489 F 1,600 - All Different fine used, including some internationals and earlier issues. 1490 F 1,700 - All Different fine used, including some Internationals, earlier and some scarcer issues. 1491 F 1,750 - All Different fine used, including some Internationals, earlier and some scarcer issues. 1492 F 1,800 - All Different fine used, including some internationals, earlier and some scarcer issues. 1493 F 2,000 - All Different fine used, including internationals, earlier commemorativies and some of the scarcer issues. 1494 ** A 1970-75 Stamp Packs Selection of scarcer types with [1] Australia 1970 Royal Visit text in Japanese ASC #P4J, 1972 Primary Industries and Christmas ASC #P15 & P19, 1975 Christmas Gift Pack ASC #P38a; [2] AAT 1970 Definitives ordinary and text in Japanese ASC #PA1 & PA1j, 1973 Pictorial Definitives x2 ASC #PA4. Good clean lot cat over $370. (8) 1495 ** A/A- 1966-86 Varieties Collection hundreds of varieties listed BW and/or McCleary with many in positional blocks or strips (eg for coils) and total cat for the varieties alone well in excess of $6000 (BW flaws probably make up less than 25% of this). Highly specialised, comes with McLeary catalogue 1966-81 (2 vols). (100s) 1496 ** A 1966-90 Accumulation including Navigators 40c, 50c (corner block of each), 1967 Christmas 25c (corner block of 14), 1970 Cook M/S, 1974 Paintings $1 (13), $2 (9), $4 (5), 1977 Painting $10 (5), 1979 Painting $5 (4), etc, face value $175+ also few later decimal issues (6) in blocks of 4 optd ‘SPECIMEN’.(400+ & M/S). 1497P **/* A 1966-97 on 7-Seas hingeless pages and including AAT to 2004, smattering early with light hinge traces (eg Navigators, AAT first decimals), odd booklet. Few used not counted in FV c$795. (100s) 1498 ** A+ 1970-92 Post Office Packs Selection comprising 1970 Cook (4 in sealed packing, one in env only), 1970 Selected Issues (11), 1971 Selected Issues (3) and Christmas (4 - one opened has CTO block!), 1991 Across Town Sydney (5 packs plus loose label) and Across Town Perth (5 plus loose label and FDC), 1992 Box Link (6 plus three loose labels). Current ASC cat c.$625. (41) 1499 ** A 2000-2006 Games Collections of sheetlets honouring medal winners at 2000 (2 sets) and 2004 Olympic Games, plus similar for 2006 Commonwealth Games - appears complete, total FV $310+. (qty) 1500 U A 2009-11 CTO Sheet Accumulation with different dates, values to $4.10, includes Scouts, animals, Christmas, waterfalls, scenes, etc, many International issues. Face value over $3,000. (2,150) 1501 ** A Varieties [1] 1978 20c Little Grebe on uncoated paper BW #805aa vertical strip of 3; [2] 1987 Echidna Frama paper (for 37c rate) strip c53cm long totally unprinted; [3] AAT 1979 55c Ship S.Y. Discovery variety white paper two blocks of 4 and a horiz strip of 4. (16) 1502 ** A 1966-96 Collection in 2 Seven Seas hingeless albums including 1971 Christmas with singles (7), block of 7 and pane of 25, 1993 Dinosaurs MS with extra wide margins, range of booklets including 1996 Football (16), miniature sheets, Framas, peel and stick issues, etc, apparently complete. Face value $825++. (100s) 1503 ** A 1997-2007 Collection in 2 Seven Seas hingeless albums apparently complete with 1997 Prehistoric Animals sheetlet with extra margins, XVIII Commonwealth Games set of 17 sheets, various year book MSS, special miniature sheets and sheets for Steve Irwin, Shane Warne, Winnie the Pooh, Brisbane Broncos, etc, peel & stick issues, se-tenant strips, International Post, few gutter pairs, etc. Face value $1100++. (100s) 1504 ** A 2008-09 Collection in 2 Seven Seas hingless albums including ‘Year of the OX’ numbered sheetlets of 12 plus labels (3), Rugby League issues, many self adhesive issues and booklets, gutter strips, peel & sticks, etc. Face value approx $1,500++. (100s) 1505 ** A 2010-11 Collection in 2 Seven Seas albums on hingless pages or Hagner type sheets including MSS optd for ‘London/ 2010’ stamp show (2 sets of 4), range booklets, MSS, peel & sticks, 2011 Cadel Evans sheetlet, International Post, few presentation packs including Mythical Creatures in ‘3D’ (complete with special glasses)!!, gutter strips, etc. Face value $1,150+. AUSTRALIA | Decimal Issues | Proofs & Essays 1506P ** A/A- 1993 Unissued Candlestick Trial Counter printed stamp group of three comprising [1] ‘no value’ (printed on stamp), [2] 60c (few wrinkles), [3] $1.20. 1507 ** A/A- - printed stamp group of 3 comprising [1] ‘no value’ printed on stamp, [2] 60c (few wrinkles), [3] $1.20. AUSTRALIA | Decimal Issues 1508 ** A 1970 Australian Definitives Pack No. PO7 (Sept 7) FV $10.32, ASC #, Cat $450. Very unusually, stamps firmly in place. (23) 1509 ** A+ 1970 Australian Definitive Stamp Series Pack No. PO7 Issued 7 September 1970, some stamps slightly displaced, retail $375. 1510P ** A 1966-73 1c Brown plate ‘4’ top right corner block of four, BW #436z. 1511 **/* A- A1 - plate ‘4’ bottom right block of 6, BW #436za, Cat $250, 1 unit lightly mtd, light overall gum disturbance. 1512P ** A A1 1967-71 5c Blue lower marginal block of 4 with plate ‘-3’, BW #444zd. Very few exist. 1513P ** A 1970-73 6c Orange marginal block of 4 with very strong offset, BW #446c, Cat $400+. 1514 ** A A1 1971-73 7c Purple marginal block of 20 where the printing is misaligned to the right by 1 stamp width, resulting in the first column being blank and the last column being partly printed off the sheet. 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- right marginal block of 10 (5x2) with both right units double perf, BW #447be. 1966-74 Navigators 40c & 50c, unusual use on 1971 registered air letter to Czechoslovakia. 1966-72 50c Dampier marginal block of 12 with Plate 1 at left, BW #461z. - marginal block of 12 with Plate 1, BW #461z, Cat $275 as block of 4. - Plate -2- right block of 8, BW #461zb, Cat $275. 1966-74 Navigators ‘SPECIMEN’ set of 4, 75c & $1 both have the 15mm ovpt, Cat $230, very light tone spots on 75c. - 75c to $4 optd ‘SPECIMEN’, BW #462xb-466x, (75c & $1 are 15mm long), all are top right hand corner examples. (4) 1966-74 75c Cook vertical Gutter Pair BW #462ca, folded along gutter as usual. Rare. 1966-74 $1 Flinders corner single with extensive recut between sales & eye - State II plate fracture, BW #463ha, Cat $135, very light gum toning at edges. 1966-74 $1 Flinders Perf 14¾x14 vertical corner pair, BW #464, one unit showing broken frame at right. 1969 5c Christmas Yellow Partly Missing in top 2 units of vertical strip of 4, BW #507cd(var). Ceremuga certificate. 1971-74 7c Sturt’s Desert Pea Coil strip of 4 all with buff misplaced down by 2mm. Attractive flaw. - strip of 6 all units with buff and green omitted, BW #535cg, Cat $625+, an impressive modern error. MUH. 1975 10c Coil variety black colour (‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘10’ and ‘STURT’S DESERT PEA’) offset reversed lightly impressed variety of BW #537 on APO cover with Sydney special FDI cancel. This offset does NOT fit those described at Note 3 in BW. [With normal for comparison.] (2) 1972 Olympics study of 7c values BW #601-3 minor listed and unlisted varieties most in positional blocks, plus Autotron and Sheet No blocks, with just listed items Cat c$140 (in 2002). Odd bit of tone in places, mainly fine and fresh unhinged. (87) - 7c Rowing upper pane NW corner horizontal block of 6 utilising first black cylinder with two major varieties retouch to ‘Munich 1972’ and retouch to ‘tral’ of ‘Australia’ BW #602d,f, Cat $600 (in 2002). Comes with same positional block from second black cylinder which does not show the varieties. (12) - 7c Rowing lower pane SE corner horizontal block of 10 with major variety retouch in right of aqua band BW #602g, Cat $300 (in 2002). (10) 1972 7c Christmas Missing Brown BW #620c, couple of missing perfs. Another copy realised $1450+ in Auction 9. 1973 1c Shrimp Missing Black marginal pair, left unit partially missing, right unit completely missing, BW #635c. 1973 2c Fiddler Crab marginal block of 4 with misplaced perforations, BW #637ba. Different to the catalogued flaw as these are misplaced to the left & upwards. Quite dramatic. 1973-74 Agate Missing Black BW #642c, with normal for comparison. 1973-80 8c Opal Missing Ultramarine with normal for comparison, BW #644cd. BW states “examples are rare”. 1973-80 8c Opal yellow misplaced, BW #644cf, Cat $100. 1974 30c Possum Missing Red BW #662c. MUH. 1974 7c Golf Missing Black marginal single, BW #671c, no gum. 1975 International Women’s Year block of 4 with misplaced perfs upwards 4mm, BW #691b, Cat $120. BW notes indicate that only one sheet exists. - 10c, marginal block of four with ‘aniline purple’ showing through on reverse and normal for comparison, BW #692c, Cat $200. 1975 18c Wildflower right marginal vertical strip of 3, top unit with missing black and middle unit with partly missing black, BW #725c. - BLC strip of 4 top row with missing black and 2nd row with partly missing black, BW #725c. 1975 45c Wildflower grey-green partly omitted on all 4 edges. Very appealing. - BRC block of 6 with dull yellow-green partially ommited from top 4 units. 1976 75th Anniversary of Nationhood Missing Gold Die 2 TLC block of 3, BW #733c, mild gum disturbance, MUH. 1977 20c Performing Arts lower left corner block of 4 with all units showing Missing black [R.TAMBLYN RBA] at base and 3 units showing part ‘Australia’ missing, not catalogued as yet. 1977 30c Performing Arts black misplaced to left so that ‘30’ etc is partly off the coloured background. 1977 Silver Jubilee 18c imperforate horizontal gutter pair, BW #765b, Cat $200, folded in gutter. 1977 Silver Jubilee Plate Proof imperforate set of 2 in gutter pair blocks with colour control bars, BW #766PP(1) for 45c, 18c not catalogued. 1978-84 Birds 45c Masked Woodswallow P14x14½, complete sheet of 100, BW #819, Cat $200. 1978 Horseracing marginal block of 10 with paper join affecting 4 units, BW #829a, Cat $200+. 1979 National Parks block of 8 (4x2) with se-tenant pair imperforate except at left x2, BW #843b. - Girraween & Mt Field left marginal se-tenant pair completely imperforate, uncatalogued, similar to BW #843b. - Girraween & Mount Field se-tenant pair with misplaced perfs, BW #843bb, Cat $125. 1979 Steam Locomotives Essay undenominated design similar to 35c Puffing Billy. Not recorded by BW. 1979 20c Locomotive Missing Grey-Green (back of train & AUSTRALIA), normal single for comparison. (Will be listed in the next BW). A block of 4 when sold in Adelaide in 2008 realized $16,387. 1979 Fishing in Australia 20c marginal block of 10 with reversed multi-colour offset in margin at right.

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1981 International Year of the Disabled Person Imperforate Plate Proof block of 4, will be listed in next edition of BW. Only 1 sheet known. Very fine MUH. 1562P ** A A1 1982 60c Whale Essay BRC block of 4, BW #930E(1) (SG #841a). 1563 ** A A1 1983 Australia Day printed on gum (black doubly printed) in BLC single, BW #988cc, Cat $400 as pair. 1564P ** A 1983 27c Ulysses Butterfly Imperforate Pair BW #1001b. 1565 ** A 1986 Christmas 36c with misplaced perforations in vertical strip of 5, BW #1178bb. Only 20 strips of 5 are known. 1566 ** A A1 1987-88 37c Fauna marginal strip of 10 with ‘MODULE 6’, BW #1218za, Cat $150 as strip of 20. 1567 ** A 1987 37c Bionic Ear left pane left marginal 4x5 block of 20 containing varieties (recognised by specialists but not in BW) at R2/2 broken ‘R’ of ‘EAR’, R2/3 ghostly ‘37c’ very striking, R3/1 similar but less pronounced, R3/2 weak ‘N’ of ‘IN’ at top. (20) 1568 ** A 1989 39c Fishing P14x14½ complete sheet of 100 (centre fold) with full selvedge and original gum containing unrecorded variety red fish at R10/10. The sheet has been defaced by hand in blue felt-tip pen from corner to corner and the variety by a rough highlighting circle (62 units unaffected). The sheet stated to have been purchased over the counter at Nidrrie PO in this condition on 20/2/89 (one week after date of issue). (100) 1569 ** A 1991-1992 Australia Postage Paid Issues 1991 Across Town Sydney (3), Across Town Perth (3), 1992 Box Link (4); plus 1993 $10 Ducks (2). (12) 1570 ** A 1992 Threatened Species sheetlet of 5 original printing with punch hole at bottom of sheetlet BW #1567b. Fine, normal included for comparison. 1571P ** A 1994 International Year of the Family $1 horizontal strip of 5 with misplaced perforations - the most dramatic being 4mm up and 2mm to the right, BW #1716b. 1572 ** A 1994-97 Kangaroos & Koalas Roll Stamps die-cut unseparated block of 8 in unissued colours (much bluer than the issued stamps), ‘LEIGH-MARDON’ on back. Of unknown status and uncatalogued, presumably some form of proof or trial printing as no issued roll-stamps have ‘LEIGH-MARDON’ on back. 1573 ** A 1994 ATM Sheetlet Trial Printing with stamp design showing kangaroo facing left. BW #1784E(1), Cat $500. 1574 ** A 1994 ATM sheetlets with original cover, each with overprint ‘A.S.D.A. Qld Chapter/Celebrating 21 years of service...’, ‘ADELAIDE/STAMPEX 2003’ or ‘Salisbury Stamp/Fair 2009’, plus unoverprinted normal and reprinted sheetlets. 1575P ** A 1995 National Trust Plate Proofs $1 in deep olive-green with selvedge, BW #1841PP(1). 1576 ** A 1995 Medical Science both errors of layout Type 1 & Type 2 in sheet C gutter blocks of 10, BW #1881ze,zh, Cat $2000. It is estimated that only 25 gutter blocks exist. 1577P F A 2006 50c Ford TT Truck Self-Adhesive uncatalogued variety of ASC #2384a ((SG #2678)) 2006 inscription omitted tied cds to small piece (with normal for comparison). PLUS 2008 The Rocks - Sydney Self-Adhesive two examples on small piece, each showing a degree of colour mis-registration resulting most noticeably in a doubling of Sydney in the inscription (in two different colours). (4) 1578 ** A 2007 Modernist Architecture Limited Edition Imperf Sheets both left & right panes with certificates in their original Australia Post storage and wrappings (2 items) 1579 *F A 2007 Big Things 50c Big Lobster with wrong perfs, paper and poor printing quailty, with 5c on 2008 commercial cover from Drysdale to Melbourne. Forgery?. 1580 ** A 2007 Modernist Architecture Limited Edition Imperf Sheets both left & right panes with certificates in their original Australia Post storage & wrappings. (2) 1581 V A 2008 150th Anniversary of Football 50c ($5) Sheetlets 100 examples, all CTO with ‘G.P.O. MELBOURNE/7 JUL/2010/ VIC 3000’ cds. 1582 ** A 2008 Christmas 50c Baubles self-adhesive part imperforate booklet pane of 20, top row of four imperforate at top. 1583 ** A 2008 Qantas Airbus A320 Limited Edition Imperf Sheets both left & right panes with certificates and folders. 1584 * A 2008 Organ & Tissue 50c ($5) Sheetlets (100 examples) all CTO with ‘G.P.O. MELBOURNE/7 JUL 2010/VIC 3000’ cds. 1585P W A2009 Australia Post 200 Years 55c Home Delivery Imperforate se-tenant strip of 5 on wmk 200 paper, a few mild wrinkles. 1586 ** A 2009 Stargazing Limited Edition Imperf Sheet of 16 MSs with certificate. 1587 * A2011 R.A.N. Centenary 60c tied to cover showing grossly misplaced perfs resulting in the hull of the ship at the top of the stamp and helicopter and Sailor at base, flap missing. AUSTRALIA | Booklets 1588P ** A 1990s-2000s 45c and 50c rate periods with no duplication, includes Christmas $8 and $9, two with International stamps, few $4.90 plus three $2.25 mini types with show opts, 2002 Australian Legends so-called cheque-book of 20 booklets. Some self-adhesive types unfolded, total FV c$640 (qty) 1589 ** A 1927 2/- Canberra two in near perfect condition BW #B38, retail $140 each. (2) 1590P ** A B1 1930 2/- (12 x 2d Die III SM Wmk Inverted) BW #B41Aa, Cat $600 (complete booklet). Very good condition with wax interleaving but one unit removed from first pane (shame, only eleven unhinged stamps with wmk inverted retail $75 each). 1591P **/* B 1934-35 KGV 2/6d with 2d red Die III CofA wmk inverted x12, BW #B46Aa, Cat $750. Second pane has storage-related bends and last two stamps separated and hinge re-affixed. Some spots and foxing, scarce booklet. 1592 ** A 1942-49 KGVI 2/6d Black on Buff Cover BW #B53A & Aa, Cat $150 each if complete. None are, but two - each wmk inverted - have only one stamp removed; a third with only 4 stamps from one pane left also wmk inverted (SG #206w priced $10 each per a major dealer’s list - there are 26 of them here), the last only two stamps with wmk upright. Plus 2x 196264 QEII 5/- BW #B66 cat $75 each but both have two stamps removed from one pane. (6) 1593 ** A/A- 1966-94 Collection on 7/Seas hingeless pages, mostly panes but with some complete booklets towards the end in range BW #B71-B200, Cat $730 approx. Starts 1966 QEII 4c red panes set of six slogans very fresh (retail c$200) followed by all tabbed panes to 1972 $1.40 Prime Ministers with total retail c$300. Then range with a number of reprint and show overprint types FV c$190. (79) 1594 ** A 1989 $3.90 Fishing original CPL printing pane only with black (Fishing) printed double, not in any catalogue. (4) 1595 ** A - original CPL printing part perf left Pfeffer B157a; 2x Harrison cream paper reprint Pfeffer #157A very much overcatalogued at $200 each. (3) 1596 ** A - three reprints P14x14.4 on Harrison cream paper BW #B164, Cat $200 each. Comes with one original white paper same perfs BW #B163 for comparison. [Vendor says SELL!] (4) 1597 ** A - three reprints P14x14.4 on Harrison cream paper BW #B164, Cat $200 each. Comes with one original white paper same perfs BW #B163 for comparison. [Vendor says SELL.] (4) 1598 ** A 1989 $3.90 Fishing Cream Paper x12, BW #B164, Cat $2400 ($200 each). [Vendor says SELL.] (12)

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2006-09 Overprinted Booklets For Ballarat Stamp Fairs including 2006 Roses, Driving Through the Ages (mixed), 2007 Legends of Horse Racing (set one), Big Things, 2008 Organ and Tissue, Working Dogs, 2009 Screen Legends, Parks and Gardens (gold overprint), also with additional ‘2010’ black overprint on 2009 Parks and Gardens. Pfeffer (B290 (1) onwards). (9) AUSTRALIA | Postage Dues A/B 1924-50 Usage on taxed PPCs from England (seven - 1924-32) or local envelopes (5 - two long types). All to Victoria 1600P * addresses 1920s and 1930s with mss and black ‘T’ handstamps except one to Sydney in 1950 with magenta rectangle ‘T’ and mss ‘5’. Range of contemporary Postage Due adhesives ½d to 3d. Condition varies. (12) 1601P U A 1909-10 Wmk Crown/Double Lined A Thick Paper £1 rose-red & green, BW #D92, 3l, with fine strike of ‘376’ cancel, (this was used in Sydney to cancel Postage Dues). 1602 **/* A 1938-63 New Frame Plates ½d and 4d Authority (no dot) imprint blocks of four, ½d ** and 4d lower units **, BW #D122za & zb, Cat $135. (2) 1603P ** A A1 1946-56 2d Misplaced Centre block of 4, BW #D131c. Fresh MUH. 1604 ** A/A 1958-63 No Wmk 5d Dies I & II, each in marginal block of 4. Fresh. Retail $500. (2) 1605P ** A/A- - 8d Plate ‘-2-’ block of 8, BW #D153za, Cat $400, one unit has small rust stain. Quite rare. AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery 1606P * A/A- Printed to Private Order Collection in Cover Album: Selection with Postal cards unused (13) and used (18, ten CTO), and Wrappers (17, one rare unused), generally fine. Scarce lot. (48) A/A- Officials Collection: Valuable group with Envelopes unused (5, two ‘OS’ in die) and used (63, 21 ‘OS’ in die), latter with 1607P * 1918 ½d + 1d Die I (Menuz PE24A), penalty envelopes (5, two unused), ‘Returned Letter’ (9), 1942 5d Registered envelope uprated ½d in cash, Postal cards with ‘OS’ in die unused (2), various used cards (4), and perf ‘OS/NSW’ used (2, one rare KGVI 1½d), and Letter cards (3, one unused), many scarce items present, little if any duplication amongst configurations, odd fault, generally fine. (94) A/A- 1860s-1970s Telegraph Accumulation: with forms and envelopes noted 1867-73 ‘BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH’ forms & 1608P * some envelopes, 1876-1901 ‘POST OFFICE TELEGRAPHS’ forms (one with mss Delayed by interuption to line), 190522 Commonwealth of Australia POSTMASTER-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT, VICTORIA’ range, postmarks include ‘RICHMOND’ (Belt & Buckle), ‘TELEGRAPH BRANCH/G.P.O.’, ‘MONEY ORDER/RICHMOND’, or ‘M.O. RICHMOND’ boxed ‘RICHMOND’ or ‘ELWOOD’, or ‘TELEGRAPH/SOUTH YARRA’ oval ‘RICHMOND E.1.’, oval POST OFFICE/ RICHMOND SOUTH, also noted 1951 telegram from IWAKUNI (BCOF) with boxed ‘CARLTON NORTH/N.4’ cancel, range WWII of ‘patriotic slogans’, various ‘DELIVER BY POST’ envelopes etc. Interesting social history with references to Yarra River, 1919 Influenza outbreak, 1938 Cricket Test in UK, etc. (approx 200 items). A/C KGV-QEII: variety including KGV postal cards perf ‘OS/NSW’, mixed range OHMS and PTPO types, aerogrammes used 1609P * & unused. Of particular note a 1938 PTPO KGV 2d air mail env Brisbane to Evandale SA uprated by KGVI 3d blue Die 1a. Destinations include GB, USA, Belgium, Netherlands, Canada, Poland. (c95) 1610 * A/B KGV-QEII Motley Accumulation: including [1] Postal cards KGV 1½d green Die III (1 unused and 26 ‘used’ but not postally cancelled), [2] Envelopes (15+), [3] Lettercards (13) [4] Newspaper Wrappers KGV (3) QEII (6), [5] Registered envelopes (3), etc. several uprated items, few OHMS plus 7 Victorian Lettercards. Mixed condition. (84 items) A Letter Cards : 1930: ‘TWO/PENCE’ on 1½d red, ASC L37, Registered Envelopes 1923 ‘FOURPENCE/HALFPENNY’ on 1611P * 5d brown with envelpe error, ASC R18a, 1930 5d brown, ASC R27, Aerogrammes including 1959 10d (2, one handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ and unfolded), 1965 10d Tail (2, different), all fresh unused also 1930 Sturt 3d plate block of 4 (No. 2 & 3) unmounted. (9 items). A Mixed Group: comprising Lettercards 1d Full Face ‘Mt Lofty Ranges’ (stuck), Adelaide Savings Bank (cnr faults) and optd 1612P * or handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ Envelopes KGVI 3d green, 3½d red (scuffed), Registered Envelope 2/5d & OHMS Airletter. (6) 1613P * A 1911-28 Selection: in fresh unused condition comprising [1] Postcards 1911 KGV Fullface 1d red ASC #P3 and 1918 ‘THREE/HALFPENCE surcharge ASC #P17; [2] Lettercard 1928 ‘TWO/PENCE’ surcharge with ‘HALF PENNY’ added and three-line exhortation on back lined out, both in black ASC #L37. All very fine. (3) 1614P Small Range Including: Postal cards [1] 1917 1d red (Kapunda Technical School note on reverse), [2] ‘ONE PENNY’ on 1½d green, [3] Lettercard 1928 2d on 1½d, [4] Envelope 1930 TWO PENCE on 1½d, [5] Registered envelopes 1928 4½d and 1951 1½d, [6] Wrapper 1965 5d red, all unused. A/B Variety: comprising [1] 1894 Frank stamp ‘MINISTER OF HEALTH’ to Ballarat, 1923 ‘MINISTER OF PUBLIC 1615P * INSTRUCTION’ to Ballarat with weak unframed ‘GLENGOWER/MY24/01/VICTORIA’ cds; [2] 1900 (May 18) c5 size OHMS Return Letter envelope Sydney use; [3] bundle used and unused QEII envelopes and letter cards 1954 to 20c decimal rate, includes 1959 Daly Waters. Mainly fine. (33) AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Postal Cards 1616P ** A 1911 KGV Fullface [1] 1d red, ACS #P1; [2] 1d purple-black Coronation with KGV in unframed oval, ACS #P4; both with uncoated backs and in very fine condition. 1617P * A/A- Collection in Cover Album ranging from ASC #P1-44 and comprising unused (48) and used (71, four CTO), including Coronation cards (9, seven used), Victorian scenes (4, three used), unused P16 (Cat $1,000 – minor tones) with albino Tasmania machine cancel, possibly of proof status, nice uprates, some apparently by PO following rate rise (some unused and used to corroborate that theory), noted constant inscription varieties, etc, odd small fault, generally fine. (119)

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AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Letter Cards A/A- Collection in Three Cover Albums with range from ASC #L1-75, comprising unused (96, one “SPECIMEN ONLY” 1618P * handstamp), and used (128, eight CTO), including scenic Fullface (5, four used), Kangaroo (9, one unused with inscription for Griffiths Bros) and KGV (17, mostly used), 1930 2d on 1½d unused obliterating lines on reverse misplaced upwards (exposing third line), 1942 and 1949 KGVI 2½d (L44, 47) unused on cream stock (proofs?), a used on typical greenish grey stock with misplaced perfs, some nice uprates (one for registration), including by PO (unused and/or used), stock variants, etc, apparently no duplication, odd fault, generally fine. (224) A 1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d+1d violet, ASC #L4 (HG A4) ‘Hobart from the bay (warship) / Viaduct (Steam train)’, both halves 1619P * cto’d with ‘MELBOURNE/NO11/13’. 1620P *** A- 1d+1d violet, ASC #L4 (HG A4) ‘Hobart from the bay (warship)/Viaduct (Steam train)’, light sunlight toning on face. AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Envelopes A Postage Paid c1990 four different APO card stock window envelopes designed for delivery of greeting Lettergrams and 1621P * Faxgrams; each have artwork outside and within. Not often offered. (4) A/A- Collection in Three Cover Albums with range from ASC #E1-57, comprising unused (99, one “CANCELLED” 1622P * handstamp) and used (249, six CTO), degree of original research in to flap types and inscriptions, stocks, etc, noted 1970 6c albino impression, no duplication apparent, useful lot for specialist, odd fault, generally fine. (348) 1623 * 1916-66 Range of Used Stationery envelopes including KGV 1½d (without ‘POSTAGE’), 2d (with ‘POSTAGE’, both fronts), KGVI 2½d, 3½d (registered to England), QEII 3½d (5), 4d (3, all to England), 1966 Registered envelopes (2 both with £50 in text), generally fine (15 items) A 1980 20c Wine & Food Society variety of ASC #E75, printing completely doubled (front and back). Not seen by us before. 1624P * [With normal for comparison.] (2) AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Envelopes (Official) 1625 * A 1930s KGV ‘OS’ on Oval 2d on long brown OHMS Education Dept envelope, HG #DB24, rare. AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Envelopes (PTPO) 1626P * A/B Victoria Local Government Collection in Cover Album Exceptional collection (139, one rare unused), mostly KGV types from the Shire of Rochester inwards find, many scarce to rare items present, no duplication amongst configurations, odd fault, generally fine. Opportunity. A/A- Collection in Three Cover Albums comprising unused (55) and used (266, four CTO), including KGV 1d Sideface Die II, 1627P * Oval 2d on 1½d, many attractive illustrated/inscribed types, etc, little if any duplication, odd fault, generally fine. Impressive lot for the specialist. (321) B 1923 KGV 1½d Green on white (blue inside) as ASC #E15a (WM #PE33), for Queensland Pastoral Supplies, Brisbane 1628P * slogan machine cancel May 4, 1924. Some spots and small peripheral imperfections, very attractive. 1629P DF A 1920 1d + ½d + ½d Triplet on long piece, WM #PE26, Cat $2,000 as whole envelope. Very rare only one cover recorded by Menuz. [The 1d envelope was initially uprated with ½d sideface for 1918 War tax and then updated with ½d Sideface for 2d rate in October 1920.] AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Registration Envelopes 1630 * A 1916 4d Orange ‘Star in Orange’ (ASC R7) uprated with 1d red from Adelaide to William Ackland in Melbourne in 1917 also 1965 ANZAC 2/3d on airmail cover to GB. A/A- Collection in Two Cover Albums comprising unused (33) and used (60, one CTO), includes 1942 5½d rounded flap at 1631P * right used (ASC R30 – Cat $300), scarce inscription and stock types of QEII 2/5d with 1965 Helecon used (ASC R44), no duplication apparent, odd fault, generally fine (93) 1632P F A/A- 1915-25 KGV Sideface selection of used issues; [1] 4d orange with red star; [2] 5d brown text on back starts ‘Price 6d’; [3] 4½d on 5d overprinted text on back; [4] 4½d on 5d new text on back; [5] 4½d text in violet; [6] 4½d red text. 1633 ** A- [1] 4½d on 5d Sideface with “ADDRESS HEREUNDER...”; plus [2] 4½d Oval, ASC #R17,22, nice pair. 1634 A/A- 1928-30 KGV Embossed Oval selection of used; [1] 4½d violet; [2] 5d on 4½d 13mm setting; [3] 5d brown PLUS [4] 1929 4½d violet uprated with 1½d red for double-weight; [5] 1937 5d brown uprated with 1d green for £5 compensation [6] 1931 5d brown uprated with 2d red for double-weight, to Scotland;. 1635P A/A- 1938-67 Selection of Used including; [1] 5d brown; [2] 5½d brown red text rounded flap x2 (different stock); [3] 5½d brown, brown text rounded flap; [4] 2/5d with 11 obliterating bars on back. (17) 1636 **/* A/A- 1938-67 Selection of Mint including; [1] 5½d brown red text rounded flap; [2] 5½d brown, brown text rounded flap; [3] 8½d brown; [4] 9½d brown (opened out); [5] 1/0½d KGVI; [6] 1/0½d QEII x3; [7] 1/7d red on cream; [8] 1/7d red on brown; [9] 2/5d 10 obliterating bars x3; [10] 2/5d red on brown, new text; [11] 2/5d red on yellow; [12] 24c red on yellow; [13] 24c red on yellow £50 removed uprated with 1c x4; [14] 25c brown on yellow. (23) AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Aerogrammes F-G KGVI-QEII Accumulation with many useful noted, some folded, some FDI cancels, also later ‘Postage Paid’ and 1637 * ‘International’ issues, range of formular issues, mixed condition. (200++). 1638 A/A- 1944-86 Comprehesive Collection essentially complete, missing only a few “a” numbers. Noted 1944 7d blue on yellow, 1952 Postage Paid ‘SPECIMEN’, 1954 Royal Visit PTPO, 1960 OHMS ‘SPECIMEN’, 1971 Large C. Generally fine mint with mild duplication, plus a few CTO/FDI. Good collection in HB Aerograme album. (120+) 1639P * A/A- Collection in Three Cover Album and some loose comprising unused (54, one Official, common issues largely excluded), CTO (91) and postally used (145, one registered, one Official), includes “SPECIMEN” (3, two Officials), “CANCELLED” and “TEST MAIL” handstamps, commencing with ASC 1/a (3, one unused), including the “For letters to members of Forces Overseas” scored through (blemishes), rare 1952 10d on 7d Surcharge omitted used but uncancelled (listed Higgins & Gage), scarce A36 (3, one unused, another uprated to 12c), many attractive usages, some scarcer than ASC would indicate, postal history elements, etc, little if any duplication, generally fine. Excellent starter lot for exhibit (290) A 1944 ‘AIR LETTER’ 7d blue on yellow, ASC #A1, fresh. 1640 *** AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Aerogrammes (Formular) 1641 * A/A- (Permit) Exceptional group unused (96, one “SPECIMEN” ovpt) and scarce used (50, one registered, four CTO), includes attractive pictorial types, “illegal” overweight issues (with unfolded pack of six designs), etc, generally fine, no apparent duplication, difficult to source material. (146) AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Letter Sheets A/A- Collection comprising unused (5, one “SPECIMEN” ovpt) and used (8, two CTO), latter including rare Official uses (2, one 1642P * obliterated text), generally fine (13) AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Wrappers 1643P * A/A- Collection in Cover Album ranging from ASC W1-30, comprising unused (27) and used (53, one registered, four CTO), commencing with nice used Kangaroo ½d and the 1d uprated with ½d and 1d to Germany, useful KGV, some possibly of PTPO origin, attractive uprates, etc, odd fault, generally fine. (80)

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AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Wrappers (PTPO) 1644P ** A 1940s 1½d Green KGVI on OHMS Commercial Papers wrapper front for Education Department Melbourne. Rare. AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Wartime 1645 * A/A- Collection of mostly WWII with many scarcer items present, including used Medal Section Wrappers (6), “POSTAGE/1d/ PAID” printed Air Mail Letter Card used (4), rare 1d Defence Canteens Envelope map of Australia omitted, unused Airgraph Service form unused, good range formular stationery unused and used, etc, apparently no duplication, odd fault, generally fine. (80+) AUSTRALIA | First Day Covers A/A_ 1937-80s Accumulation of FDCs in 7 albums including Australia Post, Excelsior, Guthrie, Haslem, Royal, Sigma, Wesley, 1646 * Wide World types, including few ‘amended dates’ covers, etc, slight duplication, few commem cancels noted, 1986 Folklore signed by designer, Several Australia Post long ‘Wattle’ covers used. Many unaddressed, few registered. Condition of earlies varies. (100s) A/A- 1966-1990s Selection including many sets, se-tenant pairs or strips, miniature sheets, 1st Fleet issues, etc, values to $20 1647P * noted. Odd ‘silk’ seen also noted 18 different 2004 illustrated FDCs commemorating the 1954 Royal Visit. Generally fine. (few 100) A/A- 1937-73 Range with many different types including Excelsior, Haslem, APO, Royal, Wesley, Wide World, etc. Issues 1648P * include 1963 2/3d Cable (3), Navis 4/-, various Birds to 3/-, 1964 Flight (3), 1965 Anzac (3), Decimal include range of coils, booklets, etc, 1970 Expo (2), Royal Visit (2), 1972 Christmas (2), some registered, many neatly addressed, few plain types, few commem postmarks noted also 1949 square ‘POST OFFICE/17 JUN 1949/MORELAND/N.13’ cancel. Mixed condition. (few 100) 1649 * A 1937-76 Accumulation in 3 albums with PMG/A.Post, Royal, Sigma, Wesley, etc, including 1937 NSW Sesqui, 1940 AIF, 1963 Navigators 4/-, 1971 Christmas (2, one with fault), 1972 Primary Industries (5), Olympics (5), Christmas (6), 1973 National Development (5), etc, many covers unaddressed. (200+) 1650P A 1960s-2000s moderately duplicated range including Joint issues, Across Town, se-tenant strips, MSs, booklet panes, few better 70s issues noted, few ‘Wattle’ covers noted, 1990 $20 Painting FDC (5) many other high values, range of covers including ‘ALPHA’ FDCs, also some AAT noted. Mostly unaddressed. Too many items to mention. (1000s) A/A- 1937-80s Accumulation of FDCs including NSW Sesqui, 1970 Cook & M/S, 1971 Christmas (block of 7), 1972 Christmas, 1651P * range of makers incl A.Post, Excelsior, Haslem, Royal, Sigma, Wide World, etc, few commem postmarks noted. Many unaddressed. Mixed condition. (180) 1652P * A 1970s-2000s FDC Accumulation of mostly unaddressed APO covers including booklet panes, se-tenant strips, peel and stick issues, sheetlets, M/Ss, Framas, Box Link/Access Town, Joint issues, few AAT, many better values noted, etc, moderate duplication at places, very clean lot, ideal for re-seller. Well worth inspection. (few 100) A1931 Kingsford Smith set of three on plain envelope (flap has flag with ‘U/SS/Co’ inscription), red registration label of 1653P * ‘Bulk Reg., Melb.’ tied on first day of issue by cds ‘REGISTERED/430P-19MR31/MELBOURNE’, backstamp Sydney transit same date. Addressed Mr Frank A. Cook in Raratonga (arr cds Apr 25, 1931 on front). Unusual destination, clean attractive cover. A- set of three tied to plain registered envelope on first day of issue by Brisbane registered cds March 19, 1931, BW #143y, 1654 * with reg label alongside and inscribed Brisbane-Newcastle-Sydney. On the back registered cds of Brisbane, Newcastle and Sydney with pencil note stating also a first flight cover (we don’t think so). Attractive. 1655P * A- set of three on Via Airmail envelope (aeroplane illustration) with red registration label of ‘CITY ROAD/VICTORIA’, tied on first day of issue by cds ‘CITY ROAD/5-P19MR31/S.MELB.VIC’. Addressed A. Watson Esq, C/o Postmaster, DALY WATERS. . .N.T. with range of backstamps incl Melbourne (Mar 20), Brisbane (Mar 21), Camooweal and Daly Waters (Mar 26). Clean attractive cover. A- tied to Mitchell FDC, by Subiaco WA cds. Addressed to Mitchell himself with (presumably) a later owner “snopaking” out 1656P * the address (now partly removed). Still an attractive FDC from a highly sought after cover maker. A 1931 6d Airmail on Via Airmail envelope (aeroplane illustration) tied on first day of issue by cds ‘SOUTH MELBOURNE/ 1657P * 4NO31/VIC’. Addressed Mr A. Watson, C/o Wallace Erickson, 739 E Cottage Street, St Paul, Minn U.S.A. Very scarce FDC BW #144y $700 (five years ago!). 1658P *F A1932 1/- Large Lyrebird cancelled with ‘BOULDER/9-A15FE32/WESTERN AUSTRALIA’ on neat plain cover, Retail $595, stamp has faults. A1934 Victoria Centenary P10½ plain envelope inscribed ADELAIDE-PERTH/KARACHI-LONDON with set of three tied 1659P * Adelaide registered cds July 2, 1934, Adelaide black on deep blue registered label, backstamp Perth transit, to Liverpool, England. Some small peripheral faults, BW #153y $600. A1935 Silver Jubilee tied to Mitchell printed FDC, by Perth WA cds. Addressed to Mitchell himself with (presumably) a later 1660P * owner “snopaking” out the address (now partly removed). Still an very attractive and scarce FDC from a highly sought after cover maker. 1661P *F A 1937 3d Blue KGVI Die I 6d Kookaburra and 1/- Lyrebird combination on Small Crown illustrated FDC registered airmail to Limerick, Ireland. A1937 KGVI 3d “White Wattles” ACSC #190y cat $250, with 6d kooka and 1/- lyrebird issued same day on Standard 1662P * Stamp Company registered envelope used locally in Brisbane. Light cleanable foxing at 1/- value. [Most FDCs with this 3d seem to be from Queensland.] A 1938 Robes neat plain cover to England with 5/- & 10/- Robes (thick paper) tied by ‘3-AIRMAIL 3/510P 1AP38/SYDNEY 1663P * N.S.W.’. A very scarce First Day Cover.

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1938 1d Green QE Die II tied to Haslem FDC by ‘WINDSOR S.I./1AU38/VIC-AUST’, unaddressed. As good as the day it was made. 1665P * A 1950 1½d Queen Elizabeth x2 on unaddressed PMG cover cancelled with ‘G.P.O.SYDNEY 130/9-A19JE50/N.S.WAUST’ (A1+). Rare. A 1951 3½d Brown KGVI imprint block of 4, cancelled with ‘G.P.O.SYDNEY 130/4-P28NO51/N.S.W-AUST’ on unaddressed 1666P *V OHMS Deputy Director G.P.O. Sydney cover. Rare. A 1953-59 four AMC Guthrie FDCs in very good condition [1] 1953 (Nov 11) 3d Tasmania Stamp Centenary (Arms in very 1667P * deep blue on gold map), typed address; [2] 1955 (Aug 2) 3½d WA Stamp Centenary unaddressed; [3] 1957 (Mar 13) QEII 4d to GB, typed address; [4] 1959 (Feb 2) photograph Sydney Town Hall with QEII 1d and 4d tied ANPEX special red cancel, removable address label - this one of Guthrie’s last specific-to-issue FDCs. (4) 1668P *F A 1956 3½d Responsible Government on rare generic FDC with red kookaburra and trees & blue writing, cancelled with ‘TALBOT/26SE56/VIC’ and neatly addressed to Port Augusta. A 1959 9d Kangaroo tied to coloured MaxiCard of Kangaroos by Philatelic Bureau FDI. Very scarce MaxiCard FDC 1669P *V combination. A 1963-64£2 King on unaddressed Royal FDC. Caringbah cancel. 1670P * A 1964 £2 & 7/6d Navigators tied to APO generic FDC by Philatelic Bureau Melbourne FDI cds (retail c$200); 1970 (Mar 1671P * 16) Expo 70 set tied by ‘LAW COURTS/16MR70/VIC-AUST’ cds to APO’s first ever special FDC (retail $150). Fine. (2) 1672P * A 1970 30c Cook Bicentenary tied to APO small envelope by Wangaratta FDI cds - still a seriously scarce FDC. AUSTRALIA | Replica Cards 1673P A 1984-94 Duplicated collection of most issues from No.1-30.(in some cases up to 50 copies of each and others are single copies). Also ‘special’ replica card of Kingsford Smith (No.11) with ‘AEROPEX 88’ cds & cachet. Very high catalogue value. Ideal items for e-bay seller. (1,000+) AUSTRALIA | Commemorative Covers A/A- 1950s-2000s Collection in 4 albums with vast array of pictorial or commemorative postmarks including 1987 (undated 1674P * no day or month) Traralgon pictorial cancel, Scout cover autographed by numerous scouts, few ‘PO Openings’, ‘Last Days’, Centenaries, etc. Generally fine. (400+) 1675P * A Pictorial/Commem Cancels 1970s-2000s Accumulation of cancels including some on P.O. ‘Wattle’ covers, also various Openings, Centenaries, Anniversaries, 1st Fleet issues incl 2 sets of 5 Re-enactment Voyage for Sydpex 88 all with ‘PAQUEBOT’ cancel, Festivals, Military related, Royal Visits, Rotary, etc, many se-tenant pairs or strips, too many items to mention. (1000++) A 1972-79 Collection of commem or pictorial postmarks on cover (many are Aust Post), incl National Stamp Week 1976 & 1676P * 1977, 1977 Royal Visit, few ‘Wattle’ covers, many covers with additional cachets, much thematic interest including Moomba, trains, centenaries, etc. Some unaddressed. (approx 200). A 1956 Olympic Pictorial Postmark set of 52 different on APO FDC envelopes, addressed. 1677 * 1678P * A Trains 1970-2004 Range of covers mostly PSEs including postmarks or cachets for Rail Anniversaries, Centenaries, Reenactments, Line Openings or Re-Openings or Closings, 22c Rail PSEs (approx 150) all with ‘TRAINS & ROLLING STOCK OF AUSTRALIA’ printed at top with black & white photo and name of train. Various ‘TRAINS OF.... NSW (9), Vic (3), WA (5)’ covers. Many are H.A.R.C. (Historical Australian Railway covers). Also several ‘Tram’ covers. Little duplication. Ideal for train enthusiast. Hours of delight.(approx 500). A Range of Mostly PSE’s mostly 22c to 37c many with commem postmarks and additional text, cachet or photo with topics 1679P * including Opera Singers (Joan Sutherland [10 different], Melba, Pavarotti, etc.), Ocean liners (16) incl White Star, Blue Funnel Lines, Famous People incl Dame Edna (7), ABBA (2), Judy Garland (2), Marilyn Monroe, Graham Kennedy (2), Groucho Marx (2), Films include Singing In the Rain (3), also Farm Machinery (20), Antique Telephones (9), Classic Cars and Trucks (17), Dogs (3), etc. Great lot for collector. (120+) A Trains 1960s-2000s Rail related Anniversaries/Centenaries, 1st or Last Rail journeys, many H.A.R.C. covers, TPOs, 1680P * cachets galore, specially overprinted PSEs, illustrated covers with ‘TRAINS OF .....(most Australian States)’ showing photo of train and type of locomotive, many cachets, rail postmarks, etc, plus small selection of ‘Tram’ or ‘Cable Car’ related covers including Bendigo, Victor Harbour, etc. Moderate duplication. Ideal for enthusiast. (100s) 1681P * A Stamp Fairs/Exhibitions 1970s-2000s Range of fairs or exhibitions including National Stamp Week (several), 1984 WAPEX, AUSIPEX, 1985 SUNPEX, AUSTRALIA 99, STAMPEX, Polphil, many APTA or smaller regular fairs, few overseas exhibitions including Philanippon, Singpex, Jakarta 95, Pacific 97, Essen, Bangkok, etc. Interesting range of postmarks, some for particular exhibitions only, cachets or labels, many sets, few MS noted. There is some duplication. (100s) A Stamp Exhibitions 1971-2005 Accumulation including 1980 Sydpex, 1982 Anpex, 1984 Wapex, 1986 & 88 Stampex, 1682P * 1989 Philatas, 1991 Stamp Show, 1987, 2003 & 2005 Swanpex, etc, many National Stamp Weeks, Philatelic Conventions, numerous Stamp Fairs including Gosford, Gosnells, Newcastle, Salisbury, St. Peters, Taree, Wynnum Central, etc. Various other philatelicly inspired covers noted, including few A. Post ‘Wattle’ covers, few ‘silks’. Also noticed various Australian attendances at overseas fairs including 1987 & 1995 Singapore, NZ 1990, 1991 Nippon, 1993 Chinapex, etc. Too many items to mention. Duplication at places. (500+) 1683P * A Sport 1982-2004 Diverse range of illustrated covers including 1982 Commonwealth Games, 2000 Sydney Olympics, Geelong Cup (for Dogs)!, 2001 Goodwill Games (23), 2002 Winter Olympics (37), Manchester Games, 2003 Rugby Cup (41), various other sports including Swimming, Archery, Tennis, Skiing, Rowing, etc. Many with photo of Gold medal winners with their medal. Great lot for sports thematic collector.(approx 200).

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Range including Anniversaries, Centenaries, P.O. Openings including ‘KWINANA’ (W.A.) (2, one on special cover), festivals, exhibitions including Chinese Exhibition, 1988 Expo, etc. (few 100) 1685P * A Scouts range of covers for many Jamborees, Ventures, Rover Moots, 1992 Joey Scout Day, Guide & Brownie Day, Cub Scout day covers, etc, many cachets also few Police related cover with postmarks or mostly South Australian cachets. (170+) A Accumulation of covers and PSEs with commem/pictorial postmarks including 1982 ANPEX (several sets), 1987 1686P * Traralgon Centenary postmark with ‘Year’ date only (2), 1988 EXPO ‘88, etc, all unaddressed. (100+) A/A- Range of mostly PSEs with numerous subjects including Royal Shows, Centenaries, Anniversaries, Conventions, PO 1687 * Openings, Military, etc. Also selection of plain addressed covers with stamps and similar postmarks 1970s-80s. Generally fine. (few 100). 1688P * A Football range mostly PSEs with additional printed text ‘VFL/Football Stars of the/Seventies & 80s’ with photos of players [some great names and Mulletts there], their name, club name & logo from: Footscray (23), Richmond (9), South Melbourne (19), St.Kilda (17), range of similar covers (27c PSEs unused, 36) with ‘Portraits/of Australian/Footballers’, mostly 1903-25 from Victorian clubs, plus few other ‘footy’ covers incl AFL, all unaddressed.(approx 150) A Racing Cars including 1985-95 range of Adelaide Grand Prix covers, 1997-1998 Indy GP, Qld, various Albert Park (Vic) 1689P * GP covers. Many are illustrated with coloured photos of the various drivers in action. Most have special cancels. Also 23 Ford Motor Co. illustrated covers of ‘Classic Fords’ and ‘80 Years of Maserati’ covers x5. Little duplication. Range of ‘Alpha’ covers. All unaddressed. Great lot for the pertol heads in the community. (120+) A Cricket additionally printed with various cachets incl ‘Great Cricketers (7) of the 1980s & 90s (5 different incl Hadlee, 1690P * Shastri), West Indies or NZ (3) Tours, 1983 Arms PSEs (11) each with different position played by Bradman, 1994 PSEs with Queensland Cricket Greats (6) incl Lindwall, Grout, 1997 Bradman Australian Legends covers (20) each with different additional photo and text, few other cricket FDCs. Great lot for Cricket fan. (60+) A/A- 1938 150th Anniversary & APEX (Apr 4) three illust envelopes with special Arms cachet, two registered with exhibition 1691P * registration labels, one dark blue franked NSW sesqui set of three, one red with 2d SJ imprint pair plus NSW 4d chestnut optd ‘OS’, a third with only 2d NSW sesqui, all with special hexagonal cancel APM #451. PLUS 1946 (Feb 18) Peace set of 3 on two FDCs, one a neat Ken Baker production registered to Nairobi. PLUS 1947 (Sept 8-18) Newcastle set of three on two registered envs (one illustrated, one with serially number souvenir sheet), special registration label #3 and hexagonal cancels Sept 15. PLUS 1936 (Aug 3) illust registered env for SA Centenary with 2d & 3d stamps Glenelg to Victoria. (7) 1692P * A/A- 1947-67 Pictorial Postmark Range including [1] ‘P.I.C.A.O./4FE47/MELBOURNE·AUST’ (A1 backstamp) on 2½d red embossed oval envelope, uprated with 3d brown, to NZ; [2] ‘BRITISH EXHIBITION 1964/25/SEPT/1964/SYDNEY-N·S·W · AUST.’ on cover to England; [3] ‘13th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE/OF/AGRICULTURAL/ECONOMISTS/ 21AUG1967/SYDNEY N.S.W. AUSTRALIA’ on 4c cover to England; [4] ‘6TH. WORLD POWER CONFERENCE/19/OCT/ [logo]/MELBOURNE 1962 - VIC. AUST’ (A1) on ½d Roo x8 on cover to England, with octagonal ‘T/”6”C’; [5] ‘EXHIBITION BUILDINGS/GRAND/EASTER/SHOW/23MAR64/MELBOURNE VIC AUST.’ (A1-) on ½d Roo x10 on cover to England, etc. (8) A A1- 1948 Pan-Pacific Scout Jamboree hexagonal ‘PAN-PACIFIC SCOUT JAMBOREE/VIC/28DE48/AUST/YARRA·BRAE’ 1693 * cancelling 2½d Jamboree pair & ½d roo, on Wide World FDC, with blue provisional R6 registration label. A 1962 Commonwealth Games set of 25 different cancels on separate APO Hermes covers to England, each with 5d & 1694P *F 2/3d, neat printed label addresses. 1695 * A 1967-70 Cover Range incl 1967 5c on 4c and 5c booklet panes each with tab on A.P.FDCs both neatly addressed, 1970 Royal Visit, 23 of 24 special postmarks (some with both R.V. stamps, some just with 5c) (ex Sydney 29th April), and 4 different Cook Bicentenary cancels with 30c Cook on small A.P. Cook covers, all unaddressed. (29) A 1968 Asian & Pacific Council Meeting Canberra cds [APM 2570] [2] (21 Aug) State Girl Guide Camp/Lismore, NSW cds 1696 * [APM 2600] both on covers to England. (2) A 1970 Royal Visit complete set of 22 postmarks on Australia Post souvenir covers. Unaddressed. APM3020-42. 1697P * 1698P * A 1979 Red Cross 20c PSE (3) with red ‘Billy Blood Drop’ cancel (two covers showing Billy Blooo Drop or Billy Blooc Drop varieties). (3) A 1984-2003 Framas Diverse range of issues incl Stamp Shows, Cup-pex, Maximum cards, many FDI, few registered 1699 * covers with values to $5.36 (Darwin cancel), $10 (3) all with Port Adelaide cancels, even 1c (!) on Wesley FDC envelope. Mostly unadressed. Ideal for specialist. (approx 100). A 1988 EXPO, Brisbane 2 sets in special album on Hagners, both missing only ‘Official Opening Day’ cancel. (126) 1700 * 1701 * A - complete set of 64 cancellations used during the Exhibition, on hagners in special album. A 1997 Australian Legend Sir Donald Bradman two very limited edition covers comprising [1] Limited Editions No. 5 of 88 1702P * special envelope and insert with se-tenant pair BW #2013-4 tied Bowral special cricket ball cancel; [2] APO FDC BW #2014y Cootamundra FDI cancel, later serially numbered ‘039’ of only 45 produced and further franked memorial pair BW #2423c and Bowral first day cancel Mar 13, and again by Memorial Service cancel of St Peter’s Cathedral on Mar 25. Scarce duo. (2) A 2000 Olympics cover range including Olympic Torch Relay set of 9, Olympic Pictograms set of 28 each cancelled 15 1703 * September, Centenary of Women in the Olympic Games cancels set of 17, Olympic Gold Medallists issues (16 different) 17th Sep to 1st October, etc. (80) AUSTRALIA | Postal History A/B KGVI & QEII mixed condition ranges with [1] 1937-65 group of over 100 mostly commonly franked commercial & social 1704 * envelopes majority within NSW with cds and machine cancels (incl slogans); [2] approx 70 envelopes mainly early postWWII to 1950s with wide range of markings OAS, concessional, RAAF (one to Malaysia 1969), Naval Service; [3] miscellany including two 1d Roo Die II with Feb & Apr 1913 cancels, two 1932 (Mar 19) with low value Bridge issues and ‘POSTED ON BRIDGE/DURING OPENING/CELEBRATIONS’ slogan cancels, handful 1950s FDCs, some oddments. (c190) 1705 *D A1878 & 1930 [1] Victoria 2d Bell cancelled with ‘712’ tied by poor unframed Nagambie of SE27/78 (day slugs inverted); [2] Sturt set on single piece cancelled with ‘PITCAIRN ISLAND/30NO32?/POSTAL AGENCY’. F-G 1884-1965 Range including 1951 Registered cover to Tasmania with ‘IVANHOE, NSW’ rubber cds (A-,1 back stamp in 1706 * purple) also Victoria 1951 Public Offices registered cover to England; South Australia 1952 Hindmarsh ‘PAID’ cds; Egypt 1949 Port Said ‘PAQUEBOT’ tying Australia 2½d Farrer on cover to England; etc. (10) 1707P * A/A- 1894-2000s Collection of Covers with great array of markings including ‘MORE TO PAY’ ‘T...D’, ‘TAXED’, ‘REFUSED TO/ PAY TAX’, ‘UNDERPAID’ etc, with Dues to 6d (2) or 10d, range of £sd adhesives to 3/- used as Dues, similar for Decimals to 10c (3), also noted 24 ‘Notice of Infectious Disease’ forms, all taxed. Useful lot. (140+) 1708P *F A/B 1899-1968 Inwards Covers from interesting selection of origins, including 1935 Turkey, 1965 Sudan, 1947 Lebanon, 1920 Bolivia, 1966 Federation of South Arabia, 1907 Mexico, 1935 Trinidad registered, 1951 Bahrain. (17) *

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1900s to 1970 diverse array of items from NSW (2), Qld (3 PPC), SA, 1951 ‘RELIEF/No. 29’ cds on Tas Pictorial 1d & 2nd, Victoria 1d PTPO for Shire of Marong, 1941 censored cover ‘AUS FPO 34’ cds to Australia, 1948 use of 2½d & 1953 use of KGV 3½d stationery envelopes, both uprated, one to GB, also GB Forces Air letter c1968 to UK from member of ‘Australian Police Detachment/U.N.Forces/Cyprus’ interesting lot, generally fine. (11) 1911-1970 Covers Variety including 1911 consular PPC to Turkey with NSW and Queensland stamps to 1½d, then 1934 env to USA with KGV 1d green and 2d Macarthur dark hills tied Sydney ‘POSTED OVERSEA BOX/VISIT SUNNY AUSTRALIA’ slogan cancel, 1942 window env with violet ‘POSTED CONTRARY TO RULE 10’ and returned to sender (DLO label & backstamp). Other interesting frankings include registered Tattersall’s env with 2/5d Banksia and reg label of ‘RAAF SALE EAST/VICTORIA’, 1963 env to Scotland with Cocos Is 5d Plane, 1970 Cook MS on large env to GB. Also appropriately franked airmail envs to Italy 1960 (1/2d) and 1962 to Pakistan (1/8d - 2d overpaid). Condition a bit mixed. (8) 1911-2009 Range of Covers from Australian Philatelic Societies, Clubs or Publishers incl 1911 Philatelic Society of Victoria cover with WA stamps, items from NSW Manly, Newcastle, Philas, SA, Tas, Vic Prahran, WA Rockingham, etc. (approx 100). 1913-56 Solo Frankings paying single surface rate to British Empire countries, selection comprising 1913 1d Kangaroo to UK (4, three being PPC), 1922? KGV 2d orange to England, 1935 2d Macarthur to England, 1940 1d AIF to London, 1947 1½d QM to NZ, 1947 3½d Mitchell on ‘The Xmas 1946 Western Mail’ newspaper wrapper paying 1d per 4oz x3 + ½d war tax, 1956 4d Koala to Trinidad, mostly fine. (10) 1914 (Oct 28) cover from White Cliffs, NSW to Treibs Brothers New York with ½d & 1d Roo Die II pair, glassine ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ label at left. - part of the Edward Dinham-Pereu correspondence, inbound group with one from GB and one from Queensland, others with contents from his son in South Africa as he joined the 2nd Battalion of The Kimberley Regiment in preparation for duty in SW Africa (all have KGV 1d red, two uprating 4d registered envelopes in which £50 draft was enclosed, the second still in the envelope and not cashed). (7) 1914-37 Collection of Covers including [1] 1914 to England with 1d Roo tied by Qld machine cancel, [2] 1915 Advertising cover with 1d red strip of 3 and on reverse nice straight-line ‘PASSED BY CENSOR’ handstamp, [3] 1937 NSW Sesqui set on FDC to USA (3 items). 1920-1990s Accumulation with strength in Queensland, many ‘PAID’ cds or ‘slogan’ types, many KGVI to early QEII issues, range of illustrated advertising covers, few OHMS covers, meters, etc. Some postmark interest. Poor to fine. (few 100) 1920s-30 Airmail range of covers to Victoria (14), 1934 cover EMITA cds (on Flinders Island, Tas.) to Victoria [nice strike on back of cover], 1940s Censored cover Egypt to Australia,1946 advertising cover for Jackey Stamp Co, Vic, also RAAF Concession cover, etc. Very mixed condition. (24 items) 1925 (Apr 25) use of 1½d red & 3d blue KGV on cover from Tambo, Qld to Sydney endorsed Per Air Mail/via Charleville’. 1930 two items with KGV frankings saved from the fire on board S.S. Comorin at Colombo in March 1930. The first a front Sydney to London with clear strike of boxed ‘DAMAGED BY FIRE/ON/S.S. COMORIN’, the second a piece with mss Mail from S.S. Comorin on fire at Colombo March 1930. (2) 1930 2d Surcharge on covers to Govt Depts in Sydney, opened three sides otherwise generally sound, noted few adverts, cds, etc, BW $25 each on cover. (100+) 1930s Maritime Covers Collection of 30 most with neatly typed addresses, all with Australian stamps and a range of postmarks including ‘PAQUEBOT’, 23 addressed to William C. Vestal in California all with ships’ cachets, most with in addition the signature of either the Purser or the Captain (or Master), sometimes both and all in 1930s ex one each 1955 and 1960. Plus 4x 1930s long types to Miss Stella Kennedy in San Francisco with KGV stamps. Plus 1937 Thursday Island to England with ½d orange CoA wmk pair, plus 1950 ANPEX with imprint block Stamp Anniv pair and 1952 Pan-Pacific Jamboree registered to NZ with 5x 3½d Scout stamp and special Greystanes cancel. (30) 1930s Masonic Lodge (Freemasons) Brisbane cover hoard in carton, appear to be entirely franked KGV 2d Head, with sprinkling 2d on 1½d Surcharge, wide range Queensland cds and slogan cancels befitting nature of correspondence (paying subs, etc), noted Booklet stamps, advert covers, etc, generally good quality. Opportunity for specialists. (c.1,500) 1930s Selection [1] 1939 Coober Pedy undergound PO cover signed by PM, opened a little roughly at top; [2] 1938 Carpenter Airlines Sydney - Papua boomerang cover, posted in Melbourne; [3] two 1937 Tonga Tin Can Mail covers to Melbourne with the usual plethora of cachets. (4) 1930s-50s KGVI covers accumulation, appear largely commercial, good range of stamp issues noted, mixed condition. (c.600) 1930s-50s Uprated Registration Envelopes [1] 1938 5½d uprated with 3d Blue, endorsed “Comp/6d” (£10 compensation); [2] 1951 9d uprated with 3½d for change in rates; [3] 1953 1/0½d uprated with 1d & 6½d for 3-4oz; [4] 1955 1/0½d uprated with 7½d pair (£50 compensation). 1930s-90s cover accumulation with several FDCs including 1938 1½d maroon on cover to NZ, also 2 registered covers with special registered labels for 1936 SA Phil Exhib, & 1947 Newcastle 150th Anniv. Phil Exhib, 1938 Shepparton Centenary commemorative cover signed by Mail Escort Trooper, 1952 airmail cover to Austria with ‘RETOUR’ & ‘Finger’ with Austrian tape and PO label, few pict postmarks, various tatty early QEII covers with few PAID postmarks, few ‘MISSENT TO/CRESWICK’ markings, odd Priority Paid or registered Messenger Delivery cover. Mixed condition. (approx 200). 1933 (May 2) cover from Thursday Island to a Stamp Dealer in New Zealand bearing 1d red KGV x2 tied by strikes of ‘THURSDAY ISLAND/1/QUEENSLAND’ cds 1933-63 Solo Frankings on covers paying single surface letter rate to foreign countries, selection comprising [1] 1933 6d Kookaburra on registered to Australia, [2] 1942 3½d Surcharge to USA, [3] 1948 3½d Newcastle to Germany (US Zone), [4] 1954 7½d Royal Vist to USA, [5] 8d Tiger 1961 to Holland, [6] 1963 to Ecuador and [7] 8d AAT 1960 to Ecuador, mixed condition. (7) 1936-61 Covers to Scandinavia incl 1936 registered to Denmark with ‘LATE/FEE’ handstamp, another registered multifranked cover to Norway, plus ordinary cover to Sweden, and 1961 airmail cover to Finland with 2/3d cream Wattle. 1936-65 Airmail Rates mainly to overseas countries with multiple frankings including Austria 1961 registered 2d + 2/6d, Germany 1964 2/2d, Great Britain (9, incl three PPCs) with 1935 1/6d x3, 1962 2/3d Games (2), Japan 1960 1/3d, South Africa 1947 registered, Switzerland 1946 1/8½d and 1956 2/-, USA 1958 2/- QANTAS (4), few others at surface rate with PPC bearing 1927 1½d Canberra + 9d Kangaroo, 1940 ½d pair to British Guiana, 1947 1/9d, etc, plus few inward from GB 1972 3p concession rate, mixed condition. (27) 1937 (Jul 27) use of 3d KGV on cover from Brisbane to USA, nice illustrated advertising cover for Derryvale Alsation Kennels. The enclosure is an illustrated QSL card. 1938 ¾d Customs Duty on Envelope from ‘Puma-Werk’ Sollingen, Germany to Sydney. Customs Duty stamp was applied in Germany. Cancelled with very fine meter illustrated with cut-throat razor.

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1939 Registered Cover from Arran, Queensland to Isle of Wight with corner block of four 9d NSW Sesqui, minor blemishes. 1734P * A/A- 1939-45 Inwards Censored Covers Range from Ceylon, Cuba, Egypt, France, Ireland, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands Indies, South Africa, Southern Rhodesia, Turkey, some are airmail and several have been ‘double Censored’. Generally fine. Interesting lot. (20) A1940 [1] (May 16) inbound censored from Antigua underpaid by KGVI 1½d brown SG #100 tied d/ring ‘ST. JOHN’S/A/ 1735P * MY16/40/ANTIGUA’ another alongside plus large ‘ANTIGUA/(crown)/PASSED BY CENSOR’ handstamp; taxed with appropriate markings, 1d p/due with pen cancel ‘8/7/40’; central fold, removable adhesions. [2] 1942 (May 2) censored long env New Hebrides to Sydney with 10c tied cds ‘NEW HEBRIDES/2MAY42/INTER-ISLAND’, creased, stains. Interesting duo. (2) A - Censored airmail cover to Tel Aviv, Palestine with 1/6d Hermes tied by ‘G.P.O. SYDNEY/AIR’ cds with ‘PRISONER OF 1736P * WAR SERVICE’ [Collas Fig. 34] and 2 strikes of ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/S. 327’ handstamps in purple. [Sender was a POW at Camp 8, Eastern Command (Hay, NSW)]. AUSTRALIA | First Flight Covers A1929 Perth to Cessnock (Sep 28) ‘Davis Bros’ cover from Perth to Cessnock, NSW, bearing 3d Airmail & 1½d Swan with 1737P * 4 different airmail etiquettes (Frommer 21a-24a range including one on reverse, as usual) and ‘COME TO THE WEST/ WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S/1829 CENTENARY 1929’ colourful advertising label. Faults, still an attractive cover. AUSTRALIA | Postal History 1738P * A/A- 1940s Censored Covers to Overseas destinations including, Canal Zone, Fiji Artillery B. Force c/- GPO, Wellington, NZ, Greece, GB, Hongkong, India, Malaya, New Zealand, Singapore, USA, various Censor markings, some advertising covers, few items are airmail, generally fine. (32) A/C 1940s Military Mail to around 1960, unchecked by us, condition varies. (c.300) 1739P * A/C 1940s Inwards Covers Collection ten WWII period censored envelopes various frankings (one from Norfolk Island) 1740 * including a strip of 3 KGVI 3d blue Die III P14¾ indistinct pmk, a 1942 (Feb 14) envelope with contents stamped ‘H.M.A./ SHIPS’ with KGVI 3d brown damaged tied boxed ‘PAQUEBOT’. Otherwise range official (eg ‘VG’ and ‘G/NSW’ perfin frankings), commercial, social and philatelic covers with thematic content including returned mail. (c40) 1741P *F A1941 (May 5) censored airmail cover Sydney to London bearing 17/6d franking including 5/- & 10/- Robes, unusually fine example of the triple “Clipper” rate. A1941 ¼d Customs Duty on Postal Card from New York to Brisbane. Customs Duty stamp was applied in Brisbane. 1742P *F A 1942 (Feb 23) censored cover to Sumatra with superb strike of ‘NOT TRANSMISSIBLE/SERVICE SUSPENDED’ 1743P * handstamp along with ‘Finger RTS’ handstamp, Sydney ‘DEAD LETTER OFFICE’ cds on reverse. 1744P * F-G 1942-52 Range of mostly censored covers to England (2), USA or internally (includes 5 to Tatts, Hobart), several ‘RAF’ or ‘R.A.A.F.’ or ‘Aust Military Forces’ type Censor markings, also cover from Morotai with ‘R.A.A.F. Censor/956’ cancel, [Rated 60 by Proud], 1948 ‘B.C.O.F.’ cover with ‘A.F.P.O. No. 30/R.A.A.F. JAPAN’ (Iwakuni, Japan) to Tas. [Rated 100 by Proud] mixed condition a useful lot. (13 items). A/A 1945 Inwards Censored Covers from Argentina [1] (Feb 5) 21c rate seamail to Melbourne; [2] (Mar 27) Panagra 1p.40c 1745P * rate airmail cover with Airmail to North America cachet and mss ‘Written in German’ to Victoria; [3] (May 9) 1p.70c rate airmail cover to Sydney. A/A- 1945 Range of Censored Commercial Covers from [1] Fiji (3), [2] New Hebrides, one registered from Australia with 1746 * boxed ‘RETURN TO SENDER/(non-transmissible,/vide statutory rule/1939, No. 91.)’ handstamp (cover fault), [3] British NH, [4] French NH registered cover dual censored, [5] New Zealand, [6] Tahiti (2 both locally censored), [7] Western Samoa (2). Some airmail or registered. Mixed condition. (11) 1747 * A1945 Uprated Registration Envelope airmailed 5½d KGVI uprated with 2d purple & 3d brown KGVI. Cancelled with boxed ‘UNIT POSTAL/23MAY1945/STATION E.L.C. 14’ (B1 - Morooka, Qld - Rated NS) to Townsville. A/A- 1947-92 Selection Including Priority Paid, Registered, Special Delivery, Return to Sender, range of single frankings 1748 * mostly to Denmark incl $1 (3), $1.10 (2), $1.20 (2). Generally fine. (16 items) A 1955 (Oct 18) use of 9d Platypus x2 & 2/- Tasmania Sesquicentenary on registered express air cover to Austria. A rare 1749 * combination. [3/6d = 2/- airmail + 9d registration + 9d express delivery.] 1750P * A1956 (Dec 9) cover to Hamilton, NZ with Air Mail etiquette but franked 7½d Olympic Games BW #333 (surface rate) and taxed on arrival. This stamp rarely seen as solo usage. F 1960s-80s Accumulation of ‘OHMS’ envelopes, some are stampless others have stamps with some perfin ‘T’ or ‘VG’, 1751P * many Departments represented, few ‘PAID’ cancels, etc. Moderate duplication. (c600) F-G - of advertising envelopes, mostly illustrated, all sorts of topics represented, generally fine. (600+) 1752P * 1753P * A/B 1960s-2000s Covers decimal accumulation of multiple franked envelopes and postcards (two or more stamps) various sizes to overseas destinations. Range of rates including registered, postmark types including some taxed, odd undeliverable and returned, booklet stamps, odd uprated PS. Frankings include AAT, destinations mostly GB and USA, also Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland (one Security Post 1995 with Gardens $2 and $5 x2), India, etc. Majority social use but some commercial. Condition varies. (200+) A 1962 (Feb 28) airmail envelope Victoria to UK franked with QEII 3d paying ½oz concessionary rate for visiting overseas 1754P * forces, boxed ‘DEFENCE FORCES CONCESSION POSTAGE/2’ in violet. Scarce. A - (Sep 12) Control Systems unaddressed cover bearing superb proof impression of scarce Slazengers Tennis Balls meter, 1755 * handstamped “SPECIMEN”. A slightly lesser quality strike realized US$271 on eBay Nov 2011. Sought after Thematic. *

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1963-64 Stamps on Telegrams [1] 1963 2/- Whistler & 2/6d Robin tied to Telegram form by one of 2 ‘ORIEL PARK/ 23AU63/qd-AUST’ cds. [2] 1964 1/2d Tasmanian Tiger (block of 3), tied to Telegram form by ‘STAFFORD NORTH/ 415P12NO64/QLD-AUST’ cds, small blemish at left. Both SCH C9364-11/63. 1964 Stamps on Telegrams 2d QEII strip of 3 tied to ‘PREPAID REPLY TELEGRAM’ by 2 strikes of ‘BALD HILLS/-8OC64/ QLD-AUST’ cds with additional strike on reverse, slight ageing at right. Sch. C. 6815-8/52. - QEII 3d and 5/- Cattle (NOT punctured) on TELEGRAM form tied by ‘BRISBANE BASE HOSP /8MY64/QLD-AUST’ cds. Scarce. Sch. C-8526-12/60.. - 4/- Tasman & 5/- Dampier on ‘URGENT TELEGRAM’ form with ‘BRISBANE BASE HOSPITAL/3SE65/QLD-AUST’ cds and adhesives NOT punctured, scarce. Sch. C.7969-8/58. - 3/- Waratah tied by ‘KEDRON/23NO64/QLD-AUST’ cds on ‘MONEY ORDER TELEGRAM-QUEENSLAND’ form. M.O. 118/2.. 1964-65 Stamps on Telegrams [1] 1964 Christmas 5d (2), 7/6d Cook, 10/- Flinders (both unpunctured!!) tied to telegram form with three strikes of ‘RELIEF/19JA65/19/QLD-AUST’ cds (Wavell Heights North) with mss ‘Via Cable’ to UK, [2] 2/Flannel Flower pair tied by one of two strikes of same Relief cds of ‘-9JA65’ (Wavell Heights North) to Telegram form. Both C8798-10/61. - [1] 2/6d Aborigine & 2/3d Wattle (cream) on Telegram form tied by strikes of ‘BRISBANE BASE HOSP /8MY64/QLDAUST’ cds, filing hole away from stamps. C 9061-11/62. [2] 1965 5/- Dampier (punctured) & 2/- bird tied by BRISBANE AIRPORT/25AU65/QLD-AUST’ cds on form to New Zealand. Sch. C 9671-11/64. (2 items.) 1965 (Dec 20) airmail cover Perth to Calcutta with 1/6d Galah for ½ oz rate, a scarce single franking to a member of the Flavier family (from the same correspondence as that offered at Lot 1874 in Sale 9). Minor faults. 1966 (Jun 2) airmail cover Geranium (SA) to England franked with £sd stamps (7) totaling 1/6d=15c and decimals 1c, 2c and 7c, paying the 25c ½oz rate. Scarce. - (Oct 18) roughly opened large long registered OHMS envelope of the Office of Titles in Melbourne with ‘VG’ perfin £sd 2/- Flannel Flower for 20c registration and 4c QEII for printed matter rate, to Manangatang. A bit battered, scarce mixed pre-decimal/decimal franking. 1966-67 67 £sd/Decimal commercial combination frankings for 24c and 25c registered letter rates, registration component paid with 20c Golden Whistler, QEII 5d (two issues) representing letter rate, additional QEII 1c for rate 5c increase. Scarce. (2) 1966-83 Solo Frankings on postcards paying airmail to Great Britain comprising 1966 13c Avocet, 1970 15c Timber, 1971 9c Crab, 1972 18c RSPCA, 1973 18c Rehabilitation, 1980 35c Bird and 1983 45c Bird, generally fine. (7) 1967 (Mar 8) airmail cover Brisbane to Germany bearing scarce and correct 25c franking composition of QEII 3c coil, 2c and 4c Booklet pane complete with tab. 1967-74 Airmail Envelopes used largely to GB including 1967 5c on 4c (5), 1968 25c Intelsat, 1970 10c Fish and 1971 20c Aust/Asia to India, both endorsed “Card only”, 1973 13c Flower to India, 1973 6c Gemstone with ‘NAVAL POSTAGE/ CONCESSION RATE’ cachet in violet (torn), $1 Flinders + 1972 20c Fruit on registered at Concord Repat, 1974 18c Rehabilitation, 60c Pioneer Life, 7c Newspaper (7) + 6c orange endorsed ‘Printed papers only’, 30c Possum unusually cancelled at Durban, plus 1970 5c Cook (3) surface rate and 1974 7c Agate with ‘Postage Deficiency adjustment’ cachet, & defaced taxed markings, and 12c Rehabilitation with ‘TPO/1 WEST’ cds, mixed condition. (13) 1968 (April 6) Space Thematic envelope to Bamberg, West Germany franked pair 1965 pre-decimal 5d ITU BW #429 (two months after validity of £sd stamps expired), with the d/ring cachet in green of ‘HONEYSUCKLE CREEK TRACKING STATION/APOLLO 6/4 APR 1968/FLIGHT/CANBERRA, A.C.T. AUST.’ to which has been added in red mss ‘AS502’, also the handstamp address in red of the Station Director who has also signed the cover. Very attractive. 1970s-90s Victorian Advertising Covers for Victorian firms and institutions, standard-sized, diverse subject matter, noted media/entertainment, sport, automotive/transport, political, community services, primary industry, health, domestic, mining, tourism, etc, graphically from the mundane to quite striking, good range of stamp issues. Nostalgia-a-plenty. (c.800) 1972 Gold Coast Queensland Australia Post souvenir cover unaddressed bearing AAT 7c tied by ‘COOLANGATTA/4/AP/72/QLD-AUST’ cds (Almeida SE5 - ERD 6.4.1972 - Cat $500), also unused cover, both with the insert, very fine. (2) 1978 (May 6) long airmail envelope to Fleet, England with 5c Richmond Bridge paying concessional rate, inscribed ‘FORCES’ with handstamp in magenta circular ‘BRITISH FORCES DEFENCE MAIL/(crown)’. Scarce usage. 1980s-2009 Accumulation Of commercial covers including advertising meters, ‘Paid’ indicias, PSEs, etc. (approx 500). Inward Covers to Australia largely modern including 1966 Norfolk Is 4c solo franking to Sydney, NZ cover addressed to Cocos, various Pacific, BWI, etc, variable condition. Excellent variety. (80) Large Homemade Album with 1d Roos (4 fronts, 2 covers), KGV 1d (5 fronts, 5 covers incl 1 with Canada Cycle advert & 1 with 2 x1d Dues), commem range incl Macarthur Dark Hills 2d (2), Jubilee 2d (5), few later advertising covers, few registered envelopes, QEII first day covers, etc. Some postmark interest. Many covers or fronts have been partially stuck down and very careful attention may rescue them. Very mixed condition. (approx 250 items). Return to Sender Covers very untidy accumulation of 350+ returned covers in very mixed condition. Some to/from overseas but majority Victoria usage, range of postal markings, labels, etc. (c350) Taxed Covers very untidy accumulation of 100+ underpaid taxed covers, fronts and small pieces in mixed condition. Some from overseas but majority Victoria usage. (c100)

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AUSTRALIA | Flight Covers - Commercial 1779P * A1922 Carnarvon-Geraldton folded cover flown on uncertain date by Western Australian Airways (very possibly by Kingsford Smith) addressed to Mr W.W. Parker, c/o Messrs Logue & Co, Ellendale, via Walkaway, WA. Franked 5d by single wmk 1d red and 2x 2d orange tied three strikes cds ‘CARNARVON/10MR22/WESTERN AUSTRALIA’ with another alongside. Inscribed on the back Carried in 2 hrs & 50 minutes (black ink enhancement of original pencil notation), Geraldton backstamp March 17, 1922. 1780P * A1932 (Dec 2) use of 1929 3d Airmail Type B BW #135 with CofA wmk KGV 2d red BW #103 and Air Mail label alongside on two envelopes from Carnavon inscribed ‘BALLOT PAPER’ to the ‘RETURNING OFFICE/17 Trades Hall/Perth’. One spiked, one missing flap. Neat covers. (2) A/A- 1940 (Dec 19) ‘CLIPPER MAIL’ censored cover to US with 1/- Lyre Bird block of four paying 4/- rate with US 6c Airmail 1781P * added to pay for onwards internal redirecton of cover. Roughly opened on reverse and appears not to have been Censored in the US. A/A- 1943-45 Inwards From Dominica dual censored commercial air covers (2, one Dominican Censor, other U.S. Censor), 1782P * both bearing KGVI 2/6d pair or 2 singles plus adhesives. AUSTRALIA | First Flight Covers A 1941-65 Range Including [1] 1946 (Sep 9) T.A.A. 1st flight to Sydney, [2] 1951 (Jun 29) 1st Official Flight Melbourne1783P * Christchurch, [3] 1957 (Mar 2) England-Australia & England-Australia (6 different) and publicity letter, [4] 1957 (Nov 25) Sth. Africa-Australia, [5] 1960s QANTAS flights (4), [6] 1965 Balloon Teijin 1 sheetlet and 1965 cover with flight ‘Cancelled/ Due to Accident/-2Jul 1966’ cachet, also 1941 (Nov) New Zealand-Fiji Inaugural Flight. Generally fine. (17 items) 1784 ** A 1969 Flight Strip of Three (3) with each ‘CAPT. WRIGLEY, POINT COOK-DARWIN’ unit signed by the pilot ‘Captain H. N. Wrigley’ plus P.O. pack advertising leaflet also signed by him. 1785P * A 1931-40 Range Including [1] 1931 1st England-Australia/Imperial Airways flight, [2] Melbourne-London flight, [3] (May) Melbourne-Hobart flight with special cachet, [4] 1934 (July) Aust-New Guinea, [5] (Dec 8) Aust-England (2, one registered), [6] 1937 (Jun 28) Kingscote-Adelaide, [7] 1938 (Aug) 1st flight Brisbane-Groote Eylandt, [8] 1940 (May 2) Aust-NZ flight, AAMC #187-900 range. (10)

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1931 Australia-England (May 22) registered env from Melbourne per KLM via Holland, AAMC #206 cat from $150. Esoterically franked 3/9d by four different Victoria adhesives, transit and arrival backstamp, damaged registration label, very light soiling. 1931 Francis C Chichester Australia-Japan envelope addressed to Nagasaki, picked up from Thursday Island postmarked July 7, backstamp transit Manila machine slogan damaging the envelope lower right hardly detracting from scarce cover. Japan arrival backstamp alongside signature of pilot attesting to this being ‘11 of only 145 carried. . .’ and noting the abandonment of his flight due to ‘total wreck there of my plane’. 1931 Manila-Katsuura (Japan) (Aug 14) Francis C. Chichester signed cover certified ‘828 of only 872’ (somewhat questioningly since a ‘?’ after ‘828’ and a disfigured ‘828’ overwritten ‘. 29’ above), AAMC #212 cat $325, onward addressed to Iceland (so, by definition, a recovered item since the intrepid aviator crashed his plane when leaving Japan on August 15). 1931-59 from 1931 Australia - England AAMC #222 and including Sept 1952 Australia - South Africa AAMC #1307-8 group of 18 (light dup, Cat $35 each), ten different 1953 Coronation AAMC #1317, other oddments include plain 1933 env signed Kingsford Smith and Ulm. Total Cat over $900. (c35) 1931-51 selection from 1931 Australia-England large illustrated AAMC #222 to 1951 Australia-NZ and return AAMC #12756 both long photo types. In between 1932 (Jan) delayed Xmas England-Australia, 2x 1941 (Nov) pair different ‘FIRST TRANSPACIFIC AIR MAIL/SUVA FIJI. . .’ one to Honolulu, one to Auckland as NZAMC #222 group, 1941 Australia-Chile experimental AAMC #1271 cat $100. Oddments. (11) 1932 England-Australia (Jan 7) delayed Christmas flight, ‘Xmas Greetings/by FIRST ALL AUSTRALIAN/AIR MAIL’ envelope of ANA franked KGV 1/4d addressed to renowned philatelist Mr A Rosenblum in Melbourne, signed GU Allen (the pilot who crashed the day before the originally scheduled return flight). 1933 Australia - Papua - New Guinea (Feb 4-10) AAMC #296b cat from $175, registered in Brisbane addressed to Salamaua, carried by ship to Port Moresby, thence first official Air Mail. Signed O. Denny (pilot), backstamp on arrival alongside pictorial cachet in red. 1934 (Oct 9) Daly Waters-Perth 1st flight, AAMC #429, backstamped ‘PERTH/12 Oct/1934’. 1934-38 KLM Flights in fine condition (ex noted) with three 1934 (Oct 20) MacRobertson Air Race AAMC #444-6, the last an anti-TB “boomerang” damaged envelope with front Batavia-Australia AAMC #446 and the back returned to Batavia by boat (so not AAMC #457a); 1938 (June 28) Holland-Australia AAMC #814 and (July 3) Java-Australia AAMC #815; 1938 (Aug 30) KNILM Saigon-Singapore-Batavia addressed to Sydney AAMC #826b. Couple extras with flimsy 1937 (Jun 16) Batavia-Holland and 1951 (May 15) Holland internal commem type Eindhoven-Schiphol-Amsterdam registered to Australia. (8) 1934 England-Australia (Dec 8) two with various KGV frankings 1/3d to NSW, 1/6d registered from Glasgow to Victoria AAMC #469 cat $75 each plus, from the return flight, Darwin-Singapore AAMC #470f cat $50. Also two in less good condition from Australia-England first experimental 1931 (Apr 25) AAMC #188 cat $50 each, various frankings each including 1/- Roo, one addressed to Stanley Gibbons. (5) - Imperial Airways generic illustrated envelopes (serially numbered), typed addresses ex the first, very minor imperfections with [1] registered London to Victoria with 1/6d KGV franking by 2x 3d plus 1/-, various backstamp; [2] inscribed LondonCamooweal franked 1/3d by KGV 1/- and 3d AAMC #469 cat $75, backstamp Camooweal Dec 20th, New York return address; [3] inscribed Singapore-Brisbane franked Straits Setylements KGV 25c AAMC #469n cat $150, backstamp Brisbane Dec 21st, Algeria return address. (3) 1934 Narromine-Sydney (Dec 21) AAMC #480 cat $200. Narromine cds tying KGV 5d brown CofA wmk, addressed P Collas in Victoria, backstamp cds Cootamundra NSW following day. 1935-48 selection comprising 1935 AAMC #497 (WASP vignette) and #522 (both pilot signed), 1940 to NZ AAMC #900 with ½d orange Roo block of 12 and to San Francisco censored AAMC #905 franked 4/- incl AIF set of 4, 1946 TAA env AAMC #1064 and ANA toned env reg to Canada AAMC #1066 (returned undelivered deceased), 1947 Clipper to San Francisco AAMC #1119, 1948 Jo’burg-Sydney AAMC #1194 (pilot signed). Plus commercial 1940 to USA franked 2x 2/Roo. Nice lot, min cat $600. (9) 1935-41 EA Crome Covers self-addressed group comprising [1] 1935 (Sept 25) Sydney Air Mail cds tying Vic Centenary 3d and Macarthur 2d dark hills (cat $60+ on cover) to flimsy Air Mail env inscribed ‘FIRST FLIGHT WYNDHAM ARGYLE’ with mss “Argyle/8/10/35/L.W.” alongside, light soiling, not seen AAMC; [2] 1936 (1May 19) survey flight Mt Isa-Townsville AAMC #602h cat $125, fine: [3] 1941 (Dec 22) Brisbane-Mornington Island parachute drop AAMC #936 cat $150, EC Sims pilot signed, fine. (3) 1939 Koranga crash cover, AAMC #843, Cat $400, now stampless banker’s envelope to Melbourne with portion of PMG explanatory label affixed. [These labels were usually affixed to mail addressed SA and WA only]

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(4) A1945 Sydney-Singapore (Oct 4) first post-WWII civil air service by Coriolanus AAMC #1009 cat $200. Signed by pilot KG 1812P * Caldwell and another, backstamp Singapore Sept 8 at ‘3-PM’ (not ‘4-PM’ as per AAMC), small NE corner damage otherwise very fine. A 1946 Sydney-Singapore (Apr 7) KGVI 7d aerogramme overprinted in purple AAMC #1036a, cat $200. Signed by both 1813P * pilots A Furze and J Moxham, fine. A 1949 Sydney-Hong Kong (Mch 15) QANTAS envelope with red and black vignette attached, survey flight via Manila, 1814P * AAMC #1204 & 1204a combined cat $250. Additionally franked Hong Kong KGVI 2c (can’t think why), signed EC Sims pilot. 1815P * A - (Mar 15) QANTAS envelope with blue and grey vignette attached, first regular service via Labuan, AAMC #1218 & 1218a combined cat $200. Additionally franked Hong Kong KGVI 10c (can’t think why), signed JM Hampshire pilot. 1952 Venlo Crash Cover at Bangkok enroute Holland to Australia, a rare New Zealand destination item with framed 1816P * ‘RECEIVED AT WELLINGTON IN DAMAGE [sic] CONDITION/SALVAGED AT BANGKOK FROM AIRCRAFT FIRE’, AAMC 1292a, with equal interest for Dutch, Thai, Australia and NZ aerophilatelists. B 1954 Belfast Crash Cover shows the red cachet ‘SALVAGED MAIL/AIRCRAFT CRASH/SINGAPORE 13.3.1954’, 1817P * attractive with damage to three sides. (This 749A Constellation crashed short of runway killing all onboard.). 1818P ** AAustralia 1925 “Angel” Vignette blue exploded booklet of 3 panes of nine vignettes plus re-order page Frommer #14c cat $600. Puncture through booklet prior to being exploded and affecting one unit each page, otherwise very small imperfections and strong fresh colour. (15) 1819 ** A - 1925 “Angel” Vignette dark blue sheet of 15 Frommer #14b2. Tone spot one unit, gum stripping right selvedge. Strong fresh colour. (15) 1820P * A 1960s-2000s Flight related material including ‘Mildura International Balloon Fiesta’ flights with many illustrated covers signed by the pilots, plus many other balloon flights, range of ‘Anniversary’ flights, Inaugural flights. Commem postmarks and special cachets abound, few overseas flights, QANTAS, Airlines of WA, Ansett, Australian Airlines, etc, covers noted. Little duplication. Nice lot for air enthusiast. (100s) 1821 * A 1971-2000 range with many special flight commemorations, anniversaries, inaugural flights, special cachets, numbered covers, etc, also range of signed illustrated or numbered covers (19) from 1997, 1998 & 2001 Mildura International Balloon Fiesta, or 1999 Barossa Balloon Regatta. Diuplication at places. (160+) A 1965 Rocket Mail (Mar 22) 3rd ELDO Launch cover, AAMC #R102, Cat $750, scarce. 1822 * A 1966-77 Rocket Mail range of Woomera flights between AAMC R103-R227 plus 2 unlisted in Eustis (1969 [Oct] Falstaff 1823 * and Skylark flights). (15 items) AUSTRALIA | Military - World War I Period 1824P * C 1915 (June 22) Gallipoli, PPC of Senegal village scene with s/ring cds of the First Australian Division Field PO, censored (red square handstamp) to London inscribed On Active Service and further handstamped in violet s/line ‘NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED’ (poss in GB, not seen by us before). Heavily creased and soiled. B 1915 Liverpool POW Camp local letter to Balmain cancelled with ‘LIVERPOOL/13MY15 1230PM/N.S.W.’. Prisionniers de 1825P * Guerre, Free & Censor handstamps are in green & the censored handstamp has been signed in indelible pencil. The prisoner is Lieut C. Held and the envelope was printed for his own company in Singapore. The envelope is somewhat aged and has been re-inforced. Scarce item. A - stampless local letter to Balmain cancelled with ‘LIVERPOOL/12-AU15 1—PM/N.S.W.’, with only Major Sands’ censor 1826P * handstamp in green. The prisoner is Lieut C. Held from Singapore. Scarce item. 1827 * A1916 Egypt (Feb 17) entire to a Staff Sergeant at the No 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis (possibly a staff member, perhaps not an Australian). Franked Melbourne machine cancelled 1d scarlet-red (semi-surfaced paper, UV red to deep red). Letter is from a former patient. A1917 (Jul 4) cover Russia to Sydney with Censor handstamp (Russian) and violet on white tape (Australian), backstamped 1828P *F Moscow and Sydney. A1917 On Active Service (Mar 21) ‘ON ACTIVE SERVICE’ envelope of Methodist Church of Australasia with 1d scarlet-red 1829 * BW #71G (semi-surfaced paper, UV bright red) tied neat clear cds ‘LIVERPOOL MILITARY CAMP/21MR17/N.S.W’ addressed to William Ackland Esq in Melbourne. 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AUSTRALIA | Military - World War II Period 1831P * A/A- 1943 Censored OAS Covers (7) to Australia Each Bearing KGVI 3d brown and hand illustrated drawing depicting ‘Stamp album and tweezers’, ‘Native hut & palm trees’, ‘Tent and palm trees’, ‘Soldiers embarking’, ‘Ship on river’, etc, all with “Unit Postal Station’, ‘AIF FIELD PO’ cds’s, etc. Most likely originated in New Guinea. Generally fine. [ Artist believed to be L.Loynes]. A/B Middle East cover selection with different cancellations, generally good strikes, includes a number of formular stationery 1832P * with a scarce 1941-42 ‘Greetings’ Air Mail Letter card, wide variety of censor handstamps, odd fault. 1833P *F/G A/B - Australian Forces in Libya, Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt, and Syria selection with different combinations of cancellations and/or censor markings, mostly Australian or Egyptian frankings (one a mixed franking of both), typically varied quality for this material, generally good. (39) A/B Netherlands Indies Australian Forces selection including ‘A.I.F. FIELD P.O.’ 27, 28, 53, 54, ‘FIELD POST OFFICE’ 026, 1834P * 034, 035, 036, 037, 073, ‘FIELD P.O.’ 073, 080, ‘AUST F.P.O.’ 168, 170, 174, 197, ‘AUST ARMY P.O.’ 207, 208, 240 (rare), 509, 514, ‘AUST UNIT POSTAL STN/439’, Base POs (4), ‘AIR FORCE P.O./No 73’, ‘AIR FORCE POST OFFICE’ 251 and 254, details of origins lightly pencilled on reverse, condition of covers a little mixed, cancellation quality generally good with a number of scarce types, mostly censored. Useful lot. (28) New Guinea Aitape/Wewak area registered selection comprising ‘A.I.F. FIELD P.O.’ 21 and 24, ‘AUST F.P.O.’ 156 and 173 1835P *F/G A/B (curiously with ‘25’ in registration panel), ‘AUST ARMY P.O./217’ (unusually in violet), and ‘AUST UNIT POSTAL STN/360’, handstamped registration details, generally good quality for covers/cancels. Scarce group. (6) 1836P *F/G A/B - Finschafen registered selection comprising ‘FIELD P.O./073’, ‘AUST F.P.O.’ 157, 180, and ‘AIR FORCE P.O./236’, various types of handstamped registration details, generally good quality covers/cancellations, differing censor handstamps. (4) ANew Guinea - Emirau Island 1944 (Dec 29) cover to Sydney cancelled with ‘AUST UNIT POSTAL STN/29DE44/374.’, 1837P * unit regn handstamp on face. Upon arrival in at Bondi the cover was re-directed to Burwood, resulting in being charged 5½d tax. Quite Unusual. [While there was an airbase on the island with US and NZ units, there was only one Australian unit on the island, the 474 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Troop.] New South Wales Selection of Military mail transmitted through regular POs, wide range 1940s (few 1950s) from mostly 1838 *F/G A/B different Offices (noted TPO 2 North), many censored, variety of concessional rate handstamps and other interesting markings, odd fault, generally good (39, one registered, few fronts). 1839P *F/G A/B Northern Territory Registered mail selection from different Field POs, comprising Air Force 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 28, Army 065, 072, 0103, 0117, 0126, and 230 (with ‘065’ registration label), handstamped registration details (3) or dedicated registration labels (10), odd fault, generally good. (13) - Military mail 1943-45 selection (26, two registered) from installations at Adelaide River, Katherine, Larrimah, Noonamah, 1840 *F/G A/B Batchelor, Gorrie, etc, good range of censor handstamps, two additionally with tape, covers typically varied condition, strikes of cancellations generally clear. (26) Papua Buna/Dobudura area selection comprising ‘A.I.F. FIELD P.O.’ 7, 8, 52, ‘FIELD POST OFFICE/034’, ‘FIELD P.O.’ 1841P *F/G A/B 077, 082 (Oro Bay), 0140, ‘AUST ARMY P.O.’ 208, 221, 222, generally good quality for covers/cancellations, variety of censor handstamps. (10) 1842P *F/G A/B POW Mail Internment Camp 5 (Myrtleford, Victoria) 1945 rare trilingual ‘SERVICE OF PRISONERS OF WAR’ lettersheet with Myrtleford cds and ‘APROVED FOR TRANSMISSION BY CAMP COMMANDANT/No.5 PW Camp Myrtleford’ handstamp at left, also 1944 Official envelope with very fine ‘MIL.P.O. MYRTLEFORD’ cds and ‘Pay Office’ handstamp (2) - Loveday Internment Camp 14 (Barmera, SA) 1943-44 selection with small (violet) or large (black) circular datestamps, 1843P *F/G A/B and Official covers (2) with differing Pay Office handstamps. (4) - 1942 covers from Tatura Camp No 2, unusually to Chile (backstamped), one with Melbourne datestamp in purple, 1844P *F/G A/B censored Melbourne, small opening faults. (2) 1845 D A/B Selection of Unit Postal Station postmarks on piece, mostly rubber and clear strikes. Difficult group. (25) 1846 *F/G A/B Syria 1941 Army Signals circular and rectangular datestamps on Official covers (2), one franked Syrian stamps, other unfranked and censored, full of character, very scarce. Ex Collas. A/A- Tokyo Surrender 1945 ‘H.M.A.S. “SHROPSHIRE”/Official Signing Of/Japanese Surrender’ cachet on ‘H.M.A./SHIPS’ 1847P * censored unaddressed cover with ‘TOKYO BAY/2 SEPT/1945/JAPAN’ cds, another cover with ‘H.M.A. SHIPS’ handstamp, ‘PASSED FREE/SURFACE/POSTAGE’ slogan type and ‘TOKYO BAY/2 SEPT/1945/JAPAN’ cds, blemishes. 1848P *F/G A/B Victoria Selection of Military mail transmitted through regular POs, wide range 1940s (some 1950s) from mostly different Offices, many censored, variety of concessional rate handstamps, noted unusual Watsonia in violet (1947), odd fault, generally good. (31) A/B Western Australia 1941-42 Unit Postal Station cancel group all identified on back by original collector, includes nice W.16, 1849P * W.24 & W2, hard group. (7) A/B - 1942-44 Field PO cancel group all identified on back by original collector, includes range of good quality datestamps, a 1850P * variety of Comfort Fund-style covers and a few Honour Envelope. (28) AUSTRALIA | Military Postmarks 1851P * A A.F.P.O. violet rubber ‘A.F.P.O./May151943/No. 74’ (‘4’ is in manuscript on reverse) (Port Moresby-better backstamp) on registered cover with ‘AIR FORCE PO’ regn handstamp to Victoria, violet double-oval ‘R.A.A.F. CENSOR/589’ on face. [Extremely rare rated 1200 by Proud who only records one date.] AUSTRALIA | Postmarks 1852 D A/B Datestamps: unsorted small accumulation in packets mostly cds types on piece from Victoria and NSW, latter including odds from other states; plus few parcel and other types. (100+) A Pictorial Postmarks-Australia: ‘First Day’ or ‘Last Day’ cds use of mostly pictorial postmark cancellations on illustrated 1853 * unaddressed covers (many ‘Alpha’) from most States with great thematic interest also range of ‘Closure of Post Office’ cachets on illustrated covers. (200+) AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES | Collections and Accumulations 1854P * A 1930s-1980s Accumulation with many FDCs (strength in PNG incl 1984 5K Bird (2)), CTO aerogrammes, some PSEs, commem cancels etc, postmarks, few other incl 1973 taxed OHMS cover (flapless) Goroka to Bendigo. Generally fine. (150+) 1855 **/F A 1963-2007 Collections almost all very fresh ** on 7-Seas hingeless pages comprising [1] Christmas Is close to complete ** from 1963 Pictorial set of 10 to 2007 Year of the Pig, FV (local admin) c$150, (Aust admin) c$160; [2] Cocos less extensive with 1963 set of 6 CTO to c2000 then fresh ** with FV (local) c$180, (Aust) c$45. (100s) 1856 **/U A Territories Accumulation in 6 Albums Including Christmas Island 1979 Christmas M/Ss (10) and Cocos in nice Lighthouse album, Nauru, Norfolk also small array of Pitcairn Island with several ‘Bounty’ M/Ss, Samoa. Numerous M/Ss, commems, defins. Moderate duplication. (100s)

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AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY | Collections and Accumulations 1857 */**/U A 1957-2000 Collection in 2 albums and few hagners with 2 sets of most issues 1973 to 1984 in CTO corner blocks of four, plus an array of unmounted mint issues with a face value of $70+, also duplicated range of recent CTO issues. (few 100) 1858P * A/A- Range of Covers (28, with 25 being registered) from Macquarie 1948-60 (10), Mawson 1954-67 (8), Wilkes 1959-68 (6, one with ‘1967/68 RELIEF EXPEDITION LABEL- tied), Casey (2), Davis, & Heard Island covers (2), few cachets & provisional registered labels noted. Mixed condition. AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY 1859 ** A 1973 Pictorial Definitives in complete sheets of 100 SG #23-34, Cat £875 (FV Aus$300). (1200) AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY | First Day Covers A 1971 Antarctic Treaty 10th Anniversary sheet number pair tied to Arthur Bergen FDC, by Glenelg cds, unaddressed. 1860P * AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY | Postal History A 1948 Macquarie Island [1] 7MR48 registered 2½d Envelope (size 132x108mm Cat $100) uprated with 3½d Peace imprint 1861P * block of 4, ‘AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ANTARCTIC/RESEARCH EXPEDITION 1947’ handstamp on face; [2] poor 4AU48 2½d Farrer with ‘AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ANTARCTIC/RESEARCH EXPEDITION 1947’ handstamp on face. 1862P * A 1948-55 Base Covers [1] 7MR48 Macquarie Is on registered 2½d Envelope (size 132x108mm Cat $100) uprated with 3½d Mitchel imprint block of 4, ‘AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ANTARCTIC/RESEARCH EXPEDITION 1947’ handstamp on face; [2] 20FE54 Heard Is on 3½d Scout pair & 5½d Federation with additional strike on blank registration label; [3] poor 16FE55 Mawson on ½d Roo & 3½d ANARE. B 1950 Heard Island (Mar 3) use of 2½d Forrest x8 on non-philatelic air cover (overpaying 1/6d ½oz rate) to Australia from 1863P * Harry Thornton (Assistant cook/Storeman), endorsed “per Commandant Charcot”. Expedition cachet on back, a few faults. A remarkable cover. [The Charcot continued to Iles de Kerguelen, Ile Saint-Paul & Ile Amsterdam before returning to Brest on 10th June 1950.] B - (Jul 3) personal letter from Harry Thornton (Assistant cook/Storeman). The message was sent to the Antarctic Division, 1864P * Albert Park, decoded and then mailed to to the addressee. The mailing envelope is included, some mild tonespots. 1865 * B - (Aug 7) use of 2½d Forrest on non-philatelic cover to Australia from Harry Thornton (Assistant cook/Storeman), endorsed “per HMAS Australia”. variety of cachets on back & front, a few faults. A- (Aug 7) large non-philatelic cover to Australia from Harry Thornton (Assistant cook/Storeman) with “4½d/PSTG PAID/ 1866P * {HV?}”, endorsed “per HMAS Australia”. The only example we have seen with a mss postage paid. B - (Aug 13) personal OTC telegram from Harry Thornton (Assistant cook/Storeman) to his friend in Glen Iris, Melbourne. 1867 * Quite rare. 1868 * B - (Dec 8?) use of 2½d Forrest on non-philatelic cover to Australia from Harry Thornton (Assistant cook/Storeman), a few faults. A 1954 Macquarie Island (Dec 28) use of 3½d ANARE on addressed Arthur Bergen cover illustrated with map. Rare. 1869P * A 1954 Mawson (Feb 15) use of 2d green QE & ½d Roo pair on addressed Arthur Bergen Survey Flight cover illustrated 1870P * with a penguin. Rare. 1871P * A - (Feb 15) use of 3d Tas Stamp Centenary on addressed Arthur Bergen Kista Dan cover illustrated with 4 penguins. Rare. A - (Feb 15) use of 2d green QE & 1d violet QEII on addressed Arthur Bergen Kista Dan cover illustrated with 4 penguins. 1872P * Rare. A 1955 Macquarie Island (Dec 13) use of 3½d SA Stamp Centenary on addressed Arthur Bergen cover illustrated with 4 1873P * penguins. Rare. AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY | Flight Covers - Commercial 1874 * A1957 (May 26) commercial use of 2/- block of six on cover Melbourne to US, centre unit top row the elusive Retouch to right of flagpole, cancelled well clear of variety, envelope little roughly handled consistent with size and weight [12/-: 2½3ozs. airmail rate]. First example of the retouch on commercial cover noted by us. CHRISTMAS ISLAND | Collections and Accumulations 1875 ** A 1958-88 7-Seas hingeless pages collection appears complete fresh unhinged with 1958-70 QEII to Fish SG 1-31 retail c$100, then FV $100+. Plus two mint aerogrammes. (c280) 1876 **/*/F A 1958-92 duplicated stock from £sd **/* and used with 1957 QEII SG #1-10 with 3 sets **, 2 sets *, one set VFU on two pieces with FDI cds, 1963 Scenes SG #11-20 with 9 sets **, 4 sets * 5 sets cds (both sets with extras), Anzac with 6x ** and 4x VFU, 1968-70 Fish SG #22-31 with 2 sets **, one * and 2 cds (extras include 15c and 30c 2x ** and 2x * each) total SG #1-31 cat £230+. Plus mint decimals from 1969 majority ** FV c$310. (100s) COCOS ISLANDS | Collections and Accumulations 1877P * A4 1957-87 Cover Range Including 1963 Pictorials on 2 registered FDCs, Australia 1966 Decimals to $4 on 3 registered covers with Cocos cancels, also Australia Navigator 40c on 1967 registered cover. etc. (9) 1878 **/*/F A 1963-93 duplicated stock from £sd **/* and used with 1963 SG #1-6 not less than six sets each fine used, lightly hinged and fresh **, 1965 Anzac with 60x ** incl 6x second printing SG #7a - min pre-decimals cat £400+ (retail $450+). Decimals mint (some earlies * and odd ng) FV c$260. (100s) COCOS ISLANDS 1879 ** A 1976 Ships complete set of 12 in sheets of 100 SG #20-31, Cat £550 (FV $333). (1,200) 1880P **/V A 1990-91 Provisionals including optd $5 Aircraft SG #230, 234-9 and #O1 (CTO as issued), retail c$380. (8) NAURU | Collections and Accumulations 1881 */**/U A/A- 1924-80s Accumulation in 4 Albums with nothing of note, many complete sets, moderate duplication, generally fine. (100s) 1882 **/*/U A/B 1916-96 duplicated stock from range mostly * opts on GB KGV with 22x opt at base to 1/- incl 2d Die I block of four 2**/2*, 5x opt in centre (3x 1d, 1½d, 2d Die II), very mixed range Ships to 2/6d * with many per favour cancels (c120 stamps), 1935 SJ includes fresh ** set, mostly **/* 1937 Coronation (30+). Then heavily duplicated from 1954 with mint decimals FV c$250. (100s) 1883 **/*/V A 1937-2006 on 7-Seas hingeless pages with pre-decimals complete from 1937-48 Ships white paper set of 14 (½d is p14 SG #26Bc) all light hinge ex 5/- fresh **, 1935 SJ and 1937 Coronation sets **, 1954 and 1963 £sd sets SG #48-64 sets CTO og and first decimals sets SG #66-93 lightly hinged. Thereafter looks complete per pages with FV c$455. Good clean lot. (100s) 1884P */** A/A- 1968-84 Collection in Springback Album including 1974 1st Contact, 1978 Provisional opts (4), etc. Few issues in blocks of 4. All issues except M/Ss are unmounted. Generally fine. (few 100) NAURU 1885P * A B1 1916-23 Overprints on GB KGV complete SG #1-16, Cat £150. First 2d is Die I SG #4, couple a bit off-centre but all designs clear of perfs. Very fresh, retail c$240. (15)

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A- A1 1916-23 Seahorses Waterlow Printing 5/- rose-carmine marginal single, SG #17, BRC perf repaired. Alex Rendon certificate. [Significantly under-catalogued, Buckingham states p.67 “certainly seems as scarce as the 10/- indigo”, a stamp which catalogues at £11,000.] 1887P * A- A1 1916-23 Seahorses Waterlow 10/- indigo-blue optd SPECIMEN, SG #18s (cat £11,000 as normal), minor gum bend, very lightly hinged. 1888P * A-B1 1916-23 Seahorses DLR Printing SG #21-3, Cat £420. Hinge remains, each just fractionally off-centre, very fresh with local retail c$750. (3) 1889P W A B1 - 10/- deep bright blue, SG #23d, no gum. NEW GUINEA | ‘G.R.I.’ Overprints 1890P ** A C1 1915 ‘G.R.I.’ on Registration Labels 3d on ‘Käwieng / (Deutsch Neuguinea)’ MUH, SG #42, Cat £180 as hinged. 1891P ** A1914 ‘GRI’ on Marshall Islands 5mm Spacing 1d green block of 4, SG #51, Cat £600, lightly tropicalised, minor gum bend, a few separated perfs. NEW GUINEA | ‘N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS’ Overprints | Collections and Accumulations 1892P U A/A- 1915-23 2d to £1 Brown & Blue simplified set (retail approx $1,400) 10/- & £1 very presentable examples, generally fine. (10) NEW GUINEA | ‘N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS’ Overprints 1893P ** A C1 1915-16 KGV Single Wmk 1d carmine-red merged Die II pair (c) [II/55-56] 1894P * A C1 - 1d red (a) with Die II substituted cliché, SG #67ca, Cat £1,600. 1895P * A B1 - 4d yellow-orange (b), SG #70 with horned emu [2R17] (BW #110(2)j). 1896P ** A/A- 1915-16 Kangaroos 1st Wmk 2½d indigo (a), 9d violet (c) & 1/- emerald (c), SG #74,79,81, gum on 1/- toned. (3) 1897P * A 1915-16 1/- Green SG 81 (c), very fresh and well centred, [2] 1918-23 3d greenish-olive SG 109, both well centred. (2) 1898P V A1915-16 Kangaroos 1st Wmk 5/- grey and yellow (c), SG #83, Cat £3,000, double ring ‘CANCELLED/NAURU’ cds, well centred, few short perfs and tiny concealed tear at top. 1899P * A C1 - 10/- grey & pink (b), SG #84, retail $225. 1900P F A-S - 10/- grey & pink (b), SG #84, Cat £160, tiny thin at base, fine ‘KOKOPO’ cds blank at base. 1901P * A C1 - £1 brown & ultramarine (a), SG #85 (retail $875). 1902P * A B1 - £1 brown & ultramarine (b), SG #85 (retail $1000+), with broken coast in bight [L43] (BW #51(D)f). 1903 **/* A/A- 1915-16 (Abc) Strips [1] 2nd Wmk 2d grey [2L38,44,50]; [2] 6d Ultramarine (toned gum); [3] 3rd Wmk 2d grey Unit 16 with hollow dots and unit 22 with white flaw at base of left leg of W. (3) 1904 */** A B1 1915-16 Kangaroos 2nd Wmk 9d violet (abc) strip of 3, SG #89, central unit (**). 1905 **/* A B2 1915-16 Kangaroos 3rd Wmk 2d**, 3d */2** and 2/- brown * in abc strips SG #94-7, Cat £185. Plus hinged singles 2d grey type c SG #94 and 1919 3d SG #109. Neat lot, current retail c$370. (11) 1906P */U A/A- - [1] 2/- brown (a), [2] 2/- brown (a) with wmk inverted, both mint, [3] 2/- brown (c) with bogus cds, SG #97. 1907P F A - 2/- brown (a), SG #97, double ring ‘CANCELLED/NAURU’ cds, well centred. 1908P F A- £1 chocolate and dull blue (c), SG #99, (retail $675), nice ‘RABAUL’ cds, few short perfs at left do not detract. 1909P F A B1 - £1 brown & blue (c), SG #99 (retail $725), with notch in back of roo’s neck.

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1918-23 Kangaroos 3rd Wmk blocks of 4; [1] 2d Die I [2L1,2,7,8]; [2] 2½d Indigo [1L49,50,55,56]; [3] 2½d blue [1,2,7,8]; [4] 3d olive Die I [2L53,54,59,60] with retouch on 1st A of AUSTRALIA (BW #13i); [5] 6d ultramarine Die II [53,54,59,60], SG #106-10. (20) - 3d olive Die I block of 4, SG #109 (retail $140+), 3 units unmtd, fresh & well centred. - 3d olive Die I block of six, SG 109. Fresh. Retail for MUH $300.

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1942P * A A1 1939 Bulolo Airs £1 grey-green Panelli forgery. Scarce. NEW GUINEA | Mandated Territory Issues | Official Stamps 1943P ** A 1925-31 Huts Optd ‘OS’ set of 9, SG #O22-30, (retail $200↕), very fresh. 1944P U A/A- - set of 9, SG #O22-30, (retail c$275). 3d & 6d small faults, some ragged perfs as usual, non contemporary cancels. 1945P F A/A- 1931 Dated Birds Optd ‘OS’ set of 11, SG #O31-41, (retail c$275), generally fine. 1946P * A - complete set of 11, SG #O31-41 (retail $275). 1947P * A 1932-34 Undated Bird Airs Optd ‘OS’ set of 13 SG #O42-54, (retail c$375). Fine. (13) 1948P F A - set of 13 SG #O42-54, Cat £450. Used sets quite scarce. Fine. 1949P ** A 1932-34 Undated Birds Optd ‘OS’ set of 13, SG #O42-54, Cat £500↕. Unhinged sets far from common. Fresh. NEW GUINEA | Mandated Territory Issues | Postal History 1950 *F A 1940 (Jun 19) use of 2d Dated Bird & 6d Undated Bird on registered cover Kavieng to USA, boxed ‘Passed by Censor/T.N.G. No. 8’ on face, red on white larger (83x50mm) censor label at left. 1951 * A/A- New Guinea, Papua & Papua New Guinea cover collection incl NG 1931 Hut Airs 6d pair on registered cover (stated to be FDC from Madang), Papua includes 1934 (July) ‘Papua-Australia 1st Official Flight’, 1930 1/- Airmail on cover to USA, 1938 Airs on registered airmail cover to New Zealand, PNG includes ‘Australia used in PNG’ (3 registered covers), later includes 1961 Legislature set and 1964 Bird 10/- on registered FDCs, noted ‘HMAS TARANGAU/LOMBRUM’ on 2 registered covers, also few ‘Officials’, some registered. Generally fine. (42) NORFOLK ISLAND | Collections and Accumulations 1952P */**/U A/A- 1947-80s Accumulation Prinz album with Ball Bay (3 sets, plus oddments incl some white papers), 1953 Defins, 1958 Surcharges, 1968 Local Gov’t (2),1973-75 Buildings (5 sets),1987-88 Scenes, many definitive and commem sets with moderate duplication, some CTO, coils, peel and sticks, etc, also small selection of Christmas Island issues. Miniscule amount of toning. High catalogue value. (100s) 1953 */** A 1966-80s Accumulation many in blocks of 4, various defin or commem sets. Face value approx $200. (100s) 1954 */**/U A/A- 1961-90s Accumulation in 4 Albums with many on 7-Seas pages including 1974 UPU Map (6, one CTO), numerous commem and defin sets, moderate duplication, also noted ‘Bicentennial Log Book’, high face value. (100s)

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NORFOLK ISLAND 1959P ** A 1997 $1.05 Dolphin MS approx 450 with retail $1,500+, SG #MS 642. NORFOLK ISLAND | First Day Covers 1960P *F A1953 Pictorials set of 6 on plain cover to Hobart with provisional registration label, red on brown ‘THIS ARTICLE WAS/ NOT PACKED/SECURELY/.../RECONDITIONED BY ___G.P.O. HOBART’ (not recorded by Frazer & Occleshaw) sealing label at base. NORFOLK ISLAND | Postal History A1922 (Dec 6) use of 1d violet pair on cover to Sydney. 1961P * A1927 (Dec 26) use of 1½d red KGV Die II on cover to England, with additional strike on face dated 3JA28. 1962P * 1963P * B 1930 (Feb? 10) use of 1½d red KGV Die II on cover to Sydney, tear below stamp, endorsed “Per S.S. Marsina”. A1956 (May 11) commercial cover to New Zealand bearing Ball Bay 1d and 1953 Pictorials 3½d pair, roughly opened, few 1964P * tone spots. A 1958 (Nov 13) use of scarce QSL card by airmail to US at 1/- airmail postcard rate, made up of Ball Bay ½d, 2½d and 9d. 1965 * 1966P * A/A- 1967-88 Covers to England variety in fine fresh condition (ex noted), [1] 1967 (Aug 29) long registered with 45c worth of low value Ship defins, Sydney transit backstamp; [2] 1968 posted on board S.S. Orcades with cachets of Orient Line of Royal Mail Steamer in red and two others with ship details (displacement tonnage, etc) in black, ‘PAQUEBOT’ in red, ship defins with Cape Town Paquebot cancels; [3] 1970 illust commercial env of FOUR CORNERS Duty Free Store, 35c of Bird defins; [4] 1973 (Sept 28) long env with ‘NORFOLK ISLAND ADMINISTRATION’ and oval ‘NORFOLK ISLAND/OFFICIAL POST’ handstamped in violet; [5] 1988 Heard Island DX Assoc Club illust env with $1 Settlement SG #443 pictorial cancel. A/B 1980-90s Selection of commercial airmail covers from same correspondence (Mail Order firm in Australia) comprising 1967P * different franking compositions during 22c-45c rate regimes, mostly fine, hard-to-get material. (45) PAPUA (Queensland Stamps) 1968 U A/A- 1890s Range of Queensland Stamps Including: 2d (3), 2½d (7, including strip of 3), on annotated sheet with Lee numbers including 9-bar obliterator ‘BNG’ of Port Moresby or Samarai. (9 items) PAPUA | Collections and Accumulations 1969P */U A 1934-41 Commems Complete generally fine mint ex 1938 British Possession set with dubious cancels and not counted in retail $165. (23) 1970P * A - generally fine. (Retail $165). (23) 1971P */** A/A- Oddments 1907-10 Large ‘PAPUA’ ½d and 2/6d, 1916-31 2d Ash imprint strip of 3 (* in margins only), 1/- Harrison imprint strip of 5 and Ash imprint block of 10 (both mounted in margins only, with varying degrees of vertical marginal toning). PAPUA 1972P * A 1901-05 Lakatois to 1/- (½d to 4d Wmk vertical, 6d & 1/- Wmk horizontal), SG #6-7,9-13, Cat £182. (7) 1973P * B 1907 Lakatois Optd Large ‘Papua’ 1/- black & orange wmk horizontal, SG #36, Cat £225 (retail $375); adhesions and small gum faults, light stain (TLC likely to help), scarce stamp just o/c high. 1974P * A - set of 8 with wmk vertical SG #38-45, Cat £170+. Lightly mounted, 2/6d has variety inverted ‘d’ for ‘p’. 1975P * A 1911-15 Monocolours ½d to 2/6d SG #84-91, fresh. (8) 1976P * A/A- 1916-31 Bi-Colours ½d to 10/- (toned gum) (includes Official ‘repair tags’ on 2d, 4d unused), also 1932 9d & 1/-, SG #93105,127-28, Cat £212. Several minor varieties noted. (16) 1977 */** A A2 1931 ‘TWO PENCE’ on 1½d Surcharge Mullett printing double variety block of 4 with upper units POSTACE and rift in sky both light hinge, lower units ** with left unit showing light brown horiz lines in the vignette beneath ‘PAPUA’, both right units with break in the frame line beneath ‘POSTAGE’ at the right. Very well centred and fresh, impressive positional block. 1978P */W A/B 1932 Pictorials to £1 (small thin & 5/- no gum), SG #131-45, Cat £450. (16) PAPUA | Postal History A1906 (Sep 26) use of 2d BNG x2 on cover to ‘Mrs M.J.W. Mongan/Haselbury Bryan Rectory’, stamps cancelled with fine 1979P *F ‘BNG’ (A1+) tied with ‘SAMARAI/26SP06/BRITISH NEW GUINEA’. Nice cover with just a few rough edges. A 1940 (Oct 5) use of ½d, 1½d, 9d Pictorials on un-censored air cover from Port Moresby to Brisbane, fine violet boxed 1980P *F ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY’ & ‘Concession Postal Rate’ on face.

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