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AUSTRALIA | Other Pre-Decimals | Collections and Miscellaneous Groupings 1282 */U ‘OS’ Overprints and Perfins hagner with mint and used mostly fine [1] ‘OS’ Overprints with Bridge 2d x5 (3 used, 2 mint) and 3d x2 used, 6d Airmail used (3, one CTO) and mint (3), 1/- Lyre MLH very well-centred, KGV 4d olive CTO ng; [2] Perf ‘OS’ mint with 3d Kooka block of 4 (two MUH), 3d Air Mail Type A vert pair MUH. Interesting lot, retail $300+ (not counting faulty stamps). (21) 1283 U 1913-51 mainly fine used from 6d engraved kooka to Arms set of 4. No duplication, includes CTO 2d and 3d Bridge optd ‘OS’, Macarthur set with both 2d, ANZAC pair, KGVI 3d blue varieties. Retail c$400. (61) 1284 **/*/U 1914-40s Selection mint and used with some duplication from nice cds 1914 6d engraved Kooka with other used (some commercial cancels) incl 6d Air Mail Service x2, 1/- Large Lyre x10, 6d Kooka typo x9 (8 are perf ‘G/NSW’), Robes 5/- & 10/thick paper. Mint includes KS 6d x15 incl Blocks of 6 and 4 (9 MUH), 6d Air Mail Service (9, 6 MUH), BCOF 1d to 2/- MLH. Mainly fine, noted items alone retail $800 (not including commercially cancelled). (85) 1285 **/* 1928-64 Selection fresh lightly hinged ex noted from 1928 3d engraved Kooka block of 4 (3x MUH) to 1961 and 1964 5/- Cattle cream and white papers. In between noted Kingsford Smith set of 4, Macarthur set of 3, Cable pair MUH, SA Centenary set of 3, Robes 5/- & 10/-. Clean lot, retail c$270. (20) 1286 **/* 1931-50s Selection MUH ex noted comprising 1930s KS 6d violet single and block of 4, 6d Air Mail Service both shades MLH, 1/- Large Lyre and 6d Kooka typo, then all three 1/6d Hermes (thin paper watermarked MLH). KGVI period with 1/- small lyrebird SW corner pair, Robes thin paper 5/- (tinted) and 10/- (MLH), 1956 1/6d Hermes no watermark. Clean lot, retail $525+. (17) 1287 **/* 1937 1d QM and 2d KGVI Die I MUH (ex noted) in quantity with 1d x55 plus 1938 Die II incl block of 4 with 2 units hinged plus Die II coil strip of 3 uniformly large holes ACSC #182bh, and 2d x96. Total cat $450+. (158) 1288 */F 1938-50 Robes selection with [1] thick paper 10/- x2 and £1 fine used, £1 MLH plus 10/- ‘SPECIMEN’ opt MUH (toned perf); [2] thin paper 5/- white paper 5/- (light bend) and 10/- MLH, 5/- fine used. (8) 1289 V 1914-54 CTO Selection with better issues including 6d Engraved Kooka, 1/- Victoria Centenary both Perfs, 1/- ANZAC, 2/Jubilee, Robes 5/- x2 & 10/-; also Officials optd ‘OS’ 1/- Lyrebird x3, Kingsford Smith x3 sets, Bridge x2 sets, etc; with or without gum, generally fine. (120)

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1292 AUSTRALIA | Other Pre-Decimals 1290 **V Circa 1958 Presentation Folder with original envelope containing stamps in cellophane pocket including Arms optd ‘SPECIMEN’ set MUH and CTO values to 5/-. Superb! 1291 **V Circa 1960 Presentation Folder Arms optd ‘SPECIMEN’ set MUH and CTO values to 5/- including Flower values to 3/-. Superb! (27) 1292 ** 1927 1½d Canberra upper-left Plate No 9 corner pair BW #132zh, MUH, Cat $1,000 as a block of 4 of which only 25 are recorded. 1293 **/* 1927 1½d Canberra upper-left corner block of 4 with full Plate Nº 12, BW #132zk, 2 units hinged, Cat $500.

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1928 3d Kookaburra Miniature Sheet BW #133MS. From top of the sheet, selvedge pinhole and suface scuff hardly detracts Very fresh, Cat $225 (in 2007). 1929-38 3d Airmail selection of solo frankings comprising [1] Type A early usage (23 MY 29) to New Zealand, and to the unusual destinations of Lebanon or Ethiopia; [2] Type B to US or Bavaria; generally fine. (5) 1929 3d Airmail Type A NW corner blocks of 4 from Plates 2 & 4 BW #134zb&zd. Just the slightest hint of aging Plate 4, well centred, Cat $200 (in 2007). (2) 1929-38 3d Airmail Type B Perf ‘OS’ BW #135b x4 plus Kingsford Smith 6d Air optd ‘OS’ #144(OS) x2 on 1933 (16 Sep) OHMS cover to Perth tied by Port Hedland datestamps, slightly reduced at top. Rare & desirable combination franking.

$100 $100 $125 $600

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1929-38 3d Airmail Type B Perf ‘OS’ BW #135b plus KGV 2d opt OS on 1932 (Jul) OHMS cover used from Melbourne to Brock’s Creek (NT). Fine commercial use, the 3d on cover Cat $600. Very rare franking. 1929 3d Airmail Type B NW corner blocks of 4 from Plates 2 BW #135zb. Fresh, Cat $200 (in 2007). 1929-38 3d Airmail Booklet Plate Type A very scarce usage selection, comprising [1] rare 1936 solo franking to Finland (portion of stapled selvedge attached); [2] 1934 3d + KGV 2d domestic airmail service Aberdeen (squared-circle) to Carnarvon; [3] 1932 3d x2 + 2d Bridge from Railton to UK double domestic airmail surcharge; [4] 1934 3d + Vic Centenary 3d and 2d double domestic airmail underpaid 1d for foreign letter, fine strike of scarce rectangular ‘INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID LETTER’ handstamp on reverse; odd blemish, generally fine. (4)

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1930 3d Airmail Booklet Stamp BW #137, with 2d red Die II (SM wmk P13½x12½), both tied to small envelope by ‘CARNARVON/28AU32/W.A.’ s/ring cds. Opened two sides with neat handwritten address and By Air Mail inscription. Very small blemishes, opened two sides, 3d Air Mail on cover cat $225+. 1929 WA Centenary 1½d vertical pair, one unit Re-entry to ‘T’, etc plus1931 Kingsford Smith 6d Re-entry to ‘T’, one in a block of 4, one single. BW #138e,143,43d, Cat $430. (7)

$100

1931 Kingsford Smith Overprinted ‘OS’ 2d & 3d CTO blocks of 4. 3d has vertical perfs re-inforced at base. Ex Miller Bros. Fine and rare.

$1,000

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1931 Kingsford Smith Overprinted ‘OS’ 3d (faults) commercially used on piece from OHMS cover. Very rare only 28,000 printed (less than 5/- Bridge). 1931 6d Violet Kingsford Smith usage selection for domestic airmail from Perth to livestock stations in the north comprising [1] rare upper-right corner solo paying single rate (5d + 1d Late fee) with superb backstamp strike of rare MUNDABULLANGANA/21JUN31/WESTERNAUSTRALIA’ cds; [2] pairs (2) in combination with KGV ½d pair or KGV 1d paying triple rate (4d double Letter + 9d airmail surcharge); fine condition. Desirable trio. (3)

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1931 6d Brown Airmail overseas airmail usage selection comprising [1] 1934 neat combination with 1/- Lyrebird for 1/6d rate to UK; [2] curious 1938 2/- franking to UK with 6d x3 and 3d Airmail x2 (one is torn), which could have flown at 1½d ‘all-up’ rate (informative rectangular marking to that effect on reverse); [3] 1935 combination with 1/- Lyrebird and 3d Macarthur (cover creased) for 1/9d rate to Germany. (3) 1932-37 Large Lyrebird rare solo use on 1935 (Sep 9) air express delivery letter from Sydney to Brisbane. [1/- = 2d postage + 3d airmail per ½oz x2 + 4d Express delivery.] 1932 1/- Large Lyrebird BW #145 x3 plus KGV 2d strip of 3 tied by Port Kembla (NSW) cds to 1937 (Apr 29) parcel post label adhered to Australian Fertilizers Ltd parcel tag addressed to Melbourne. [The 3/6d rate paid for a parcel weighing up to 8lbs sent to an adjoining state]

$130 $450 $130

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1932 1/- Large Lyrebird Overprinted ‘OS’ BW #145(OS)w. Well centred very fresh full original gum unhinged block of four with neat central ‘SYDNEY/14JE33/22’ CTO cds, Cat $200 (as 4x singles). 1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 2d to 5/- BW #146-48 set of 3 CTO, MUH with full gum. 1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge set of 4 BW #146-9. 3d and 5/- corner CTO ng, others fine used. Some woolly perfs and slightly variable centring. (4) 1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 2d Type A plate block of 4 Right side - two dots BW #146Azb. Upper right unit small thin at top, lower units MUH, Cat $400. Very scarce.

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1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge BW #148 plus SMult 9d Roo tied to parcel wrapper fragment by 1932 Collins St Melbourne cds, very fine commercially used, Cat $500+. 1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge with Retouch over centre of bridge, BW #148d, Cat $500. 1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge BW #148w, Cat $300.

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1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge CTO BW #148w, excellent centring, Cat $300. 1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge fresh CTO BW #148w. Very well centred. 1934 1/- Victoria Centenary Perf 10½ BW #153 rare solo franking tied to Parcel Post Label by indistinct Adelaide parcels cancel, adhered to Associated General Electric Industries parcel tag addressed to Loveday (SA). [1/- payed the the Within State but beyond 30 Miles rate for a parcel weighing up to 2lbs] 1934 3d Macarthur solo franking selection comprising curious late (1944) use on ‘AR’ card from Boolaroo to Tax Office Sydney, foreign letter rate to US (addressed to actor John Boles) and a fashioned envelope endorsed ‘Cards Only’ to Philippines. (3)

1934 1/6d Hermes No Wmk Dull Lilac Plate Proof BW #161PP(1). On gummed unwatermarked chalk-surfaced paper, very lightly hinged. June 2013 RPSV certificate it is genuine, being an official trial printing. A great rarity, only one recorded in private hands.

$200 $180 $300 $80

$10,000

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1935 Anzac 2d & 1/- on plain covers with FDI Perth cancels BW #165y, the 1/- cover is registered, Cat $300. (2) 1935 1/- ANZAC BW #165 rare solo franking tied to Parcel Post Label by Norwood (SA) ‘1MAY35’ cds, adhered to parcel tag and addressed to Loveday (SA). [1/- payed the the Within State but beyond 30 Miles rate for a parcel weighing up to 2lbs] 1935 Silver Jubilee 2d red Plate 2 John Ash imprint block with Retouch between IA of AUSTRALIA BW #166(2)ze. Nicely centred and very fresh, Cat $375 (2007).

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1935 Silver Jubilee 2/- violet, BW #168, Cat $400, scarce solo franking on registered cover from Elizabeth St to England. 1935 Silver Jubilee 2/- Plate No ‘1’ block of 4 from top left of sheet, marginal crease and minor perf separation. BW #168z, Cat $375. 1936 SA Centenary 12 sets in Ash imprint blocks of 4, BW #171-73, Cat $480. (36) 1936 SA Centenary 2d carmine Ash imprint block of 4 with Retouched sky below AU, BW #171zb. 1936 1/- SA Centenary BW #173 very scarce solo franking tied to Parcel Post Label by ‘WINGHAM/3NO36/NSW’ datestamp. 1937 9d NSW Sesquicentenary Ash imprint corner block of 4 with lower-right unit with Roller shift to right frame over ‘AU’ and ‘88’, BW #177zb, three units including variety stamp MUH, Cat $250.

$160 $200 $150 $150 $150 $175

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1938-66 No Watermark ½d Orange Perf 14¾x14 large and small holes coil perf strip of 12 with join attached to ‘960’ coil starter BW #180bi, MUH. 1941-42 KGVI 1½d Green imprint block of 4 with Cracked plate - State II BW #186zg. Three units MUH, very fresh, Cat $350 (in 2006).

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1938-41 2d Red KGVI Die II Plate 4 interpanneau top marginal block of four BW #188zc. Slightly brownish gum, upper selvedge light hinge and small adhesion, premium quality centring with very fresh appearance. Very scarce, Cat $2,000 (2006).

$1,200

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1937-41 3d Blue KGVI Die II Thick Paper top right corner block of 8, small faults in margin only. Retail $480. 1937-60 6d Kookaburra CofA Wmk Perf 14¾x14 BW #203, imperforate at right due to Jumped perfs, marginal example from base of the pane, uniformly toned gum, MVLH. 1937-60 6d Kookaburra Perf 14¾x14 with No Imprint left corner block of 4 BW #203zj, stamps MUH, Cat $150. 1942-55 6d Kookaburra Perf 14¾x14 in fresh No imprint - left corner block of 4 BW #203zj. Premium-quality centring, Cat $150 (in 2006). 1942-55 6d Kookaburra Perf 14¾x14 in fresh No imprint - gutter block of 8 BW #203zl. Near premium-quality centring, Cat $150 (as block of 4 in 2006). 1937-59 9d Platypus Wmk CofA Perf 14x14¾ with No Imprint left corner block of 4 BW #206z, upper-left unit faint hinge touch others units, MUH, Cat $100. 1937-39 1/- Lyrebird Perf 13½x14 from Sheet B, left marginal single with top portion of perforation guide mark, BW #208bb (cat $800 as strip of 3). 1937-39 1/- Lyrebird Perf 13½x14 John Ash (38mm) imprint block of 4, BW #208zd, lower units MUH, well centred, Cat $200. 1938-49 5/- Robes Thick Paper plus 2/- Roo & KGVI 2½d pair tied by Sydney cds to 1943 (Sep 29) printed Red Cross airmail cover to Switzerland, Australian & German censor tape, peripheral blemishes. [7/5d paid the airmail rate of 1/11d per first ½oz plus 1/10d x3 for each additional ½oz for item weighing 1½oz to 2oz]

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1938-49 10/- Robes Thick Paper block of 4 optd ‘SPECIMEN’ BW #214xa, fresh MUH. Rare. 1938-49 £1 Robes Thick Paper BW #216, fresh MUH. 1938-49 £1 Robes Thick Paper BW #216 plus 2/- Roo, 1/- Small Lyrebird & 9d Platypus tied by Brisbane ‘19AU41’ cds to Red Cross censored envelope sent by Clipper Service to Geneva at 23/9d quadruple rate (6/- first ½oz plus 5/11d x3 for each subsequent ½oz), minor edge blemishes. Rare on-cover usage of the £1 Robes.

$1,200 $80 $1,000

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1938-49 10/- Robes Thin Paper with Authority imprint corner block of 4, BW 214za, very fine used. 1938-49 £1 Robes Thin Paper Authority imprint corner block of 4, BW #216, Cat $450. 1949 £1 Robes Thin Paper with Authority Imprint left corner block of 4 BW #217z, upper-right unit rounded corner, rare commercially used with tidy Melboune Air ‘2MR55’ datestamps, unpriced by ACSC as a used block. Very scarce.

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1949 £1 Robes Thin Paper BW #217 plus 5/- Arms, 2/- Art, 9d Platypus & 6d Small Kooka strip of 3, tied to fragment of a thick envelope by GPO Sydney Air ‘30AU49’ datestamp. [Very few (if any) £1 Thin Paper Robes are recorded on complete postal articles] 1942 1½d Green QE block of 4 Grossly misplaced perfs with portions of adjoining units at right, variety Imperforate at right, minor separation, MUH.

$250 $350

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1942-51 3½d Blue KGVI thin paper BW #231a (issued 1951), o/c high NE corner marginal block of 4. Selvedge gum with light pencil notation and crease not affecting any of the stamps, very fresh, min Cat $300. 1942-51 3½d Blue KGVI thin paper BW #231a (issued 1951), strip of 6, very fresh, min Cat $300. 1942-51 3½d Blue KGVI thin paper BW #231a (issued 1951), strip of 6, very fresh, min Cat $300. 1948-53 1/3d Hereford Bull variety thin paper in fresh imprint block of 4 BW #260a&z, three units MUH, cat $285 as single stamps. 1948 1/6d Hermes marginal vertical pair from left of the sheet with complete Plate Nº. ‘-2’, BW #261zb, minor wrinkles, mint, Cat $500 (as a block of four). 1948 2/- Crocodile Wmk CofA imprint pair with At least six sets of additional perfs in the margin, some gum toning issues. This is visually much more dramatic than the catalogued Double perfs. 1952-66 2/6d Aborigine No Wmk cds varieties [1] from Sheet A Retouch in and above ‘O’ and over ‘TA’ of ‘POSTAGE’ and State II - heavy retouch to shading at base, right of ‘POSTAGE’ [12/8] BW #266d & 266db; [2] from Sheet B Weak entry around ‘POSTAGE’ [10/4] BW #266f. Very infrequently offered, Cat $245 (8+ years ago - in 2006). (3)

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1952-66 No Watermark 2/6d Black-Brown Aborigine BW #266B rare solo franking on 1965 (July 30) airmail cover (265x215mm) from Wandoan (Qld) to Brisbane. Rod Perry has recorded only two solo franking usages of this issue. 1949-61 5/- Arms BW #268 blocks of 4 x2, pair & single (damaged) plus 2/6d Aborigine BW #265 x6 including a pair tied by Sydney machine cancel to 1955 (Feb) Link Belt Co cover (295x215mm) to Chicago, central fold clear of the stamps, edge blemishes. Impressive franking. [£3/10/- paid 2/- airmail rate x35 for article weighing between 17-17½oz]

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1949-50 Arms 10/- & 5/- tied by Melbourne cds to 1955(?) OHMS printed matter cover, endorsed ‘PRINTED MATTER ONLY’ & ‘SECOND CLASS AIR MAIL’ sent at other postal articles rate of 3/- per 2oz x5 for an item weighing up to 10oz, minor edge blemishes. 1949-64 10/- Arms BW #269 very scarce solo franking paying quintuple rate on 1952 (May 20) cover from Sydney to Switzerland.

$300 $250

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1949-64 10/- Arms BW #269 very scarce solo franking paying quintuple rate on early 1960s (dateline indistinct) cover from Sydney to USA. 1949-50 Arms Overprinted SPECIMEN BW #269-71x. Very fresh MUH, Cat $240. Plus 5/- CTO og MUH BW #268w. Premium condition, cat $240. (4) 1949-50 Arms £1 & £2 BW #270-71 fine used blocks of 4 and scarce thus, Cat £128+.

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1949 £1 Arms BW #270 plus 2/6d Aborigine, 4d Koala, QE 1d & ½d uprating 1954 (Mar 18) use of a QEII 1/0½d Registration Envelope sent airmail from Wodonga (Vic) to Germany, customs declaration green/black label on reverse for “vitamins”, Berlin ‘3/54’ backstamp confirms item was sent airmail. Rare use of £1 Arms on a small cover. [The £1/4/- franking appears to have paid 2/- x11 airmail fee for an item weighing up to 5½oz, plus 9d registration, 6d A/R & 9d compensation fee for contents valued up to £5] 1949 £1 Arms BW #270 plus 2/- Aboriginal Art, 6d Small Kooka & ½d Roo tied by indistinct 1940s Registered Perth cds to parcel tag adressed to Millars’ Timber & Trading Co in Harvey (WA). An extraordinary franking for a domestic parcel.

$300 $500

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1950-64 £2 Arms block of 4, BW #271, very fine used, Cat $100+. 1950-64 £2 Arms BW #271 pair (closed tear on left-hand unit) tied to unaddressed parcel tag by Melbourne Air ‘10MR62’ cds, airmail label and uncancelled 3/- Waratah pair on reverse. Rare franking. [The £4/6/- franking probably paid the 2/- per ½oz airmail rate x43 to USA] 1950-64 £2 Green Arms with Roller flaw below E of POSTAGE BW #271d. Very light hinge trace, well-centred and fresh, Cat $200 (2006). 1950-64 £2 Green Arms with Roller flaw below E of POSTAGE - retouched BW #271da. Neat March 1964 cds (quite late), well-centred, Cat $275 (2006).

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1951 3d Gold & Responsible Government BW #284-85 se-tenant pairs x3 paying airmail rate on 1951 (July 20) commercial cover to Dusseldorf in British Zone of Allied Occupied Germany. A very scarce franking. 1953 Produce Food 3d & 3½d se-tenant strips BW #287-292 plus KGVI 4½d tied by Burwood (NSW) cds to 1953 (May 4) cover to USA franked at correct 2/- airmail rate. Scarce usage. 1953 2/- Tasmania Sesquicentenary BW #306 solo franking tied by Collins St Melbourne ‘23SE53’ cds to a registered Express Delivery cover to Mont Park Asylum. 1957-59 4d Claret Booklet Pane of Six BW #320c paying 2/- airmail rate tied by Cairns cds to 1957 (Nov 29) cover to Canada, edge blemishes. Scarce usage.

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1958 2/- QANTAS plus 1/- Platypus both perf ‘VG’ tied to 1960 (Jun 10) oversized (335x225mm) OHMS Police Depot registered cover addressed to Manangatang Police Station. 1960-66 8d Tiger Cat BW #358 solo franking tied by Hawthorn cds to 1961 (May 25) Hills Hoists cover with illustrated address label, endorsed ‘COMMERCIAL PAPERS ONLY, fine condition. [The 8d franking paid the commercial papers rate seceond weight-step for item weighing up to 8oz] 1960-66 8d Tiger Cat Ordinary Paper with Retouched shading right of animal’s head - State IV - Typhoon retouch BW #358(II)sc being the upper left unit in a corner block of 6 (3x2), variety unit fine mint, lower units MUH, Cat $200 (as MUH). Elusive in a positional block. 1961-66 11d Rabbit Bandicoot BW #361 solo franking on 1964 (Jan 29) Country Party cover from Melbourne to Underbool, paying 3rd weight step (up to 3oz) letter rate. 1961-66 11d Dull Indigo Rabbit Bandicoot Helecon Paper Printing BW #362a (pale orange u/v reaction) desirable solo franking on 1964 (Oct 28) Mobil Oil printed cover (270x215mm) from Mondure (Qld) to Brisbane. 1961 5/- Cattle Cream Paper CTO BW #373a corner block of 20 (4x5), Sydney ‘1JE64’ datestamps, full MUH gum, Cat $300+. 1961 5/- Cattle Cream Paper BW #373 x2 plus QE 2d x2 tied to 1962(?) registered parcel tag by Elizabeth St (Melbourne) cds, addressed to California with ‘PASSED FREE’ customs handstamp, black/green customs declaration on reverse for “copper bracelet”, some creasing.

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1961 5/- Cattle White Paper corner block of 4, BW #373C, Cat $500. 1962 Commonwealth Games 100 sets in glassines and priced to sell at $525 1965 QEII 5d Red Helecon in Ink with Misplaced perfs BW #402bb. Very fresh NE corner block of 4, full selvedge. Blocks are scarce. 1963-65 Navigators 4/- to £1 set, MUH. 1963-64 Navigators set of 8 (both papers 10/- & £1) very fresh, retail $275. BW #404-09, Cat $. (8) 1963-66 Navigators (6) in blocks of 4, BW #404-09, Cat $850+. (24)

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1963-65 Navigators BW #404-409d. Includes 2 each 5/-, 10/- - one is white paper (nibbed perf), £1 & £2 - one has Roller shift upper right frame BW #409d cat $250 (SG #360a £170). (10) 1963-64 10/- Flinders BW #407 plus QEII 2d tied by Rockhampton cds to 1964 (May 7) Mobil Oil oversized airmail cover (360x255mm) to Brisbane, fine condition. [The 10/2d franking paid 5d for 1st oz plus 3d x39 for each subsequent oz for an item weighing 2½lbs] 1963-64 10/- Navigators BW #407 paying quintuple airmail rate on 1964 (Apr 28) commercial cover (tear at base) to USA. Rare as a solo franking.

$225 $180 $180

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1966-74 Navigators £1 Bass white paper BW #408B pairs x2 (one corner marginal) & 10/- Flinders cream paper single tied to a fragment of parcel wrapping by GPO Sydney Air ‘4JL65’ cds, fine condition. 1964 Air Mail Anniversary 5d Re-entry to second A of AUSTRALIA and back of fuselage of plane [UrSh 4/4], BW #423d, Cat $200. 1964 5d Air Mail Anniversary with Re-entry to second ‘A’ of ‘AUSTRALIA’ and . . . [UrSh4/4] BW #423d. Parts two cds, scarce variety, retail c$275. 1964 2/3d Air Mail Anniversary pair and single on 1964 (Oct 8) Jason Wool Scouring commercial cover from Melbourne to USA, overpaid 9d (rate was 2/- per ½ox x3), some blemishes. Scarce franking.

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1965 2/3d ANZAC solo franking tied by Minto (NSW) cds to 1965 (May 28) airmail cover to UK. Rare commercial usage. 1965 2/3d Anzac solo franking tied by Perth slogan cancel to 1965 (Apr 20) unsealed airmail cover to Germany. Rare commercial usage.

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AUSTRALIA | Decimal Issues | Collections and Miscellaneous Groupings 1396 1966-93 Decimal Errors and Varieties Selection comprising QEII 5c Blue and 6c Orange both with Offset, 1970-71 7c Flower coil Buff omitted - green misplaced downwards, 1973-74 Gemstones 10c Star Sapphire & 1973 7c Christmas both Printed on gummed side, 1974 UPU 7c & 30c optd ‘SPECIMEN’, 1975 10c IWY Misplaced perfs, 18c Wildflower Black omitted, 1978 Birds 20c Grebe x2 one Yellow (beak & eye) omitted the other unlisted Yellow misplaced to right, 1982 Whale 60c Trial printing with solid background. All fresh MUH, Cat $1,415+. Ideal starter collection. (11) 1397 * Late 1970s Decimals Perf ‘VG’ Array on cards (150x75mm) x120+ believed to have used to pay the postage due by government departments receiving unfranked/underfranked incoming mail, wide range of commemorative/definitive frankings sighted with values to $1 Paintings all tied by Victorian town datestamps. Good lot for specialist. (120+) AUSTRALIA | Decimal Issues 1398 ** 1975 18c Wildflower two copies one with Black completely missing the other with Black missing at the top, BW #425c. 1399 */** 1966 QEII 4c Red Helecon Paper Plate 23 to Plate 28 Selection selection of plate/perf pip blocks of 20 comprising Plate 23 upper x6 & lower x4; Plate 24 upper x3 & lower x3, Plate 25 upper x2 & lower x3, Plate 26 upper x4 & lower x6; Plate 27 upper x3 & lower x3, Plate 28 upper x3 & lower x4; a few listed flaws sighted, some units hinged, mostly fresh MUH, Cat $1,320+ (44 blocks). 1400 * 1966 4c Red QEII (Feb 13) QEII 4c red tied to plain cover by Canberra ‘13FEB/1966’ slogan cancel being one day before the official date of issue. 1401 */** 1966 QEII 4c Red specialist array on album leaves with Ordinary Paper Plate 22 blocks of 20 upper x3 & lower x3, Plate 23 lower blocks of 20 x2 with Weak area below ‘4c’ to hair state I retouch & State II retouch; ordinary or helecon paper array of varieties in blocks or multiples including, Weak entries, Recut frame [1/1], Missing frame & weak shading [2/1], a study in blocks of 4 of Recut ‘4c’ & surrounds [1/9], Recut shading [4/2], also experimental papers/helecon ink variations, some stamps hinged but predominantly fresh MUH. Good lot for the specialist. (100s)

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$700 $150 $70

$380 $65

$350

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1966 QEII 4c Red Ordinary Paper Sheet D Plate #12 (lower)/perf pip block of 20 BW #439z, MUH except for four of the upper units, Cat $2,000 (as MUH). Extremely rare. [ACSC states at page 9/16 “it is believed that only two examples are recorded”] 1966 QEII 4c Red Non-Helecon BW #440 multiples comprising upper-right corner blocks of 4 x2 with only the faintest trace of Helecon ink plus marginal strip of 5 and Plate 25 (lower) block of 20 with Helecon ink streaks the first unit [9/1] of the plate block apparently devoid of Helecon ink BW #440ab; the same block with listed flaw Weak area below ‘4c’ to hair [9/4]; fine condition with most units MUH. (4 items). (4) 1966 QEII 4c Red Helecon Paper Sheet F Plate 20 (lower) blocks of 20 all with Weak area below ‘4c’ to hair retouched [F9/4] comprising State I retouch BW #440ma, State II retouch #440mb x2, & State III retouch #440mc x2, some units hinged, otherwise fresh MUH, Cat $500+. (5)

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1966 QEII 4c Red Helecon Paper Plate 16 to Plate 21 selection of plate/perf pip blocks of 20 comprising Plate 16 upper & lower x2; Plate 19 upper x3 & lower x4; Plate 20 upper x7 & lower x7 one with State II retouch [9/4]; Plate 21 upper x5, lower x12 including [9/4] Weak area below ‘4c’ to hair plus State I & State II retouches; a few other varieties sighted; some units hinged, mostly fresh MUH, Cat $1,200+ (41 blocks). 1966 QEII 4c Red Helecon Paper Plate #17 blocks of 20 comprising Sheet D lower with complete ‘17’ (minor edge staining); Sheet B top right with partial ‘17’; Sheet E bottom right with partial ‘17’; BW #440zba, zbb & zbc, a few units hinged, otherwise fresh MUH, Cat $900 (for complete Plate Nos). (3) 1967-72 QEII 5c Blue block of 4 with Offset BW #444a, MUH, Cat $300+. 1971 50th Anniversary of Rotary 6c solo franking tied by ‘HMAS CERBERUS WESTERNPORT/27MY71’ cds paying British Forces airmail concession rate to England, boxed ‘NAVY POSTAGE/CONCESSION RATE’ handstamp in violet. First example we have seen paying this rate. 1966-74 75c Navigators BW #462a (dark pink UV reaction) tied by ‘BROOKVALE/15JE73’ cds to Overseas Express Delivery cover to London. Rare solo franking. (A small cover with a solo 75c realised $300+ at Melbourne auction in 2008).

1410 1410

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1411

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1412 **

$350 $240 $150 $120 $120

1411

1966-74 $4 King plus $1 Flinders tied to a fashioned parcel tag by Kingsford NSW cds; also three pieces all headed ‘COMMERCIAL PAPERS’ with $4 King included within $4.80 x2 or $6.60 frankings. (4) 1966-74 $4 King plus $2 Paintings and Pioneer Life 40c & 5c tied by Perth Cloisters Square cds to 1974 (Sep 26) to oversized registered solicitors envelope (360x127mm) to England, central fold well clear of stamps.

1968 30c Waratah marginal block of 16 (8x2), seven of the lower units with Green partly omitted. This is sheet 049821, BW #488cb, MUH, Cat $2,800+. This block would appear to contain most of the known examples.

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1417 ** 1418

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1416

1418

1420

1969 7c Sugar BW #503 rare solo franking paying surface rate on 1970 (Jul 29) cover from Dumbleyung (WA) to USA. 1969 Primary Industries 15c Timber BW #504 pair tied by Perth ‘28NOV/1969’ slogan cancel, making up the 30c airmail rate to England. Scarce usage. 1969 15c Timber BW #504 solo tied by RAAF PO Darwin cds to 1970 (Feb 6) illustrated cover to Singapore paying airmail rate. 1969 25c Christmas BW #508 strip of 3 plus 15c Timber & 20c Wheat on commercial Special Delivery airmail cover to Switzerland, the $1.10 franking paying airmail triple rate + 20c Express Delivery fee. Very scarce multiple franking of 25c Christmas. 1971 7c Desert Pea Coil strip of 4 Buff omitted (green misplaced downwards), BW #535ce, Cat $1,200+ SG #466bb, Cat £900+. RPSV Certificate (2001). 1970 Famous Australians 6c Duigan Brothers booklet stamp BW #548a (salmon U/V reaction) tied by Canberra ‘30JNE/1971’ slogan cancel paying British Forces in Australia concession rate to England, straight-line ‘ON SERVICE’ & boxed ‘DEFENCE FORCES/POSTAGECONCESSION’ handstamp in red, slogan cancel. Very scarce usage. 1971 Christmas Cream Paper two panes of 25 (one no selvedge), a block of 20 giving two blocks of 7, 2x APO packs. Trivial blemishes, very fresh, min retail c$275. (70+) 1971 Christmas 7c mauve, green & blue solo franking paying British Forces in Australia concession rate to England sent by British Squadron Leader based at RAAF Fairbairn Canberra, straight-line ‘ON SERVICE’ & boxed ‘DEFENCE FORCES/ POSTAGECONCESSION’ handstamp in red, slogan cancel. First example we have seen of a 7c Christmas stamp paying this rate.

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1422

*

1423

*

1424

*

1425

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1417

1423

$140 $75 $80 $150 $600 $100 $100

$160

1425

1972 Prime Ministers Booklet Panes commercially used paying 35c airmail rate to England comprising 7c Hughes BW #588ca tied by Essendon 1972 (Apr 10) cds, plus 7c Fisher BW #586a tied by indistinct 1973 (Feb) cds. Scarce duo. (2) 1972 Prime Ministers 7c Bruce complete booklet pane of 5 (with tab) BW #589ca tied by Surfers Paradise cds to 1972 (April 6) airmail cover to England. Very scarce usage. 1972 Primary Industries 20c Fruit BW #591 rare solo usage tied by FPO 5 cds to 1973 (Mar 6) ANZUK Forces in Malaysia airmail cover to Canberra [Airmail rate was 5c per ½oz] 1972 35c Christmas BW #621 solo franking (corner crease) tied to 1972 illustrated ‘Greetings from MAROOCHYDORE’ airmail cover to Denmark. Very scarce solo franking. 1973 20c National Development BW #631 solo franking on 1973 Nissens (Brisbane) small advertising cover, Priority Paid label, & two-line ‘RECEIVED LATE DUE TO/AIRLINE DIFFICULTIES’ handstamp in violet. Scarce usage.

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1426

1430

1429 1426

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1427 ** 1428 * 1429

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1430

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1973-74 6c Gemstones Pair BW #641 paying double the 6c concession rate on 1976 (Jun 3) British Forces serving in Australia airmail cover from Canberra to England, fine strike of ‘BRITISH DEFENCE FORCES MAIL/(crown)’ circular handstamp in violet, central fold. 1973 7c Christmas variety, Printed on gummed side SG #673a, BW #651c, with normal stamp for comparison, Cat $200. 1974-81 $4 Paintings very scarce solo franking on 1974 (Jun 24) Margate Beach (Qld) registered Overseas Express Delivery small cover to Germany, Hamburg & Bad Ems backstamps. 1974-81 $4 Paintings BW #666 pair tied to registered cover by Currie (Tas) ‘18JA79’ cds, addressed to Telecom Australia in Burnie. 1974 15c Science Education BW #684 solo franking paying unsealed greetings card rate on a 1974 (Dec 15) cover to USA, very scarce thus. 1975 45c Wildflower vertical strip of 6, the third unit with Yellow-green partly omitted & the fourth unit with Yellow-green omitted BW #727ce, fresh MUH, Cat $750.

1432 1432 1433 1434 1435 1436

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1431

1434

$140 $120 $120 $120 $100 $300

1436

1975 Independence of Papua New Guinea 25c BW #729 tied by Sydney ‘18DEC/1975’ cancel paying unsealed greetings card airmail rate to Sweden. Very fine condition and rare usage. 1975 25c PNG Independence BW #729 solo franking paying unsealed greetings card rate to USA. Very scarce useage. 1975 25c PNG Independence BW #729 solo franking paying correct postcard rate to Germany. Scarce useage. 1978 25c Trees BW #797 pair paying Zone 4 rate on 1978 (Jul 13) cover to USA. Scarce usage franking. [Zone 4 airmail rate increased from 40c to 50c as of 1/7/78.] 1978 40c Trees BW #798 solo franking paying unsealed greeting cards card rate on 1978 (Dec 12) cover to England. Rare useage.

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1438

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1438

1978 45c Trees BW #798 solo franking paying airmail rate on 1978 (Jun 28) cover to Switzerland. [Cover was sent just prior to 1/7/78 Zone 5 airmail rate increase from 45c to 55c] 1978 45c Trees BW #799 pair paying Zone 5 double-rate on 1978 (Aug 4) cover to Germany. Very scarce usage.

$150 $150

1441 1440 part 1442 1439 ** 1440 ** 1441 ** 1442 **

1978 20c Little Grebe unrecorded Yellow colour shift approx 5mm to right and 2mm up variety of BW #805. A fresh NW corner block of 4 (cat $1,000 if yellow completely missing). 1978 20c Little Grebe unrecorded Yellow colour shift approx 5mm to right and 2mm up variety of BW #805. A fresh block of 4 (cat $1,000 if yellow completely missing). 1978 20c Little Grebe error Yellow (beak & eye) omitted, fresh MUH, SG #673a Cat £140, BW #805cb $250. 1978 20c Little Grebe marginal strip of 10 with error Black partly omitted on upper two units, BW #805cg, fresh MUH, Cat $2,000 (2002) Only 10 such strips recorded.

$100 $100 $120 $750

1446 1443 1443 ** 1444 ** 1445 ** 1446 **

1445

1981 24c Thylacine marginal block of 8 Dramatically misplaced perfs - Type 3, BW #902bd. This is the block illustrated in BW. 1982 Whales 60c essay with solid blue background, BW #930(E)1, Cat $350. 1986 Decision to Settle 33c Arthur Phillip with uncatalogued Double perfs. 1992-94 Threatened Species 45c sheetlet of 5 with World Columbian Stamp Expo overprint in gold Imperforate BW #1567cb, Cat $500. [Imperforate sheetlets were sold by Australia Post at the exhibition, ACSC states at page 9/973 “it seems likely that a full printer’s sheet was sold in this way”]

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1992 Box Link Undenominated Label BW #1592,1992-94 usage on four separate commercial covers. Elusive. 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.

1449 **

1994-97 Kangaroos & Koalas with Imperforate marginal block of 18, ‘LEIGH-MARDON’ on back.

1450 **

1986 Christmas block of 10 (5x2) with Double perfs in the left 2 columns and Misplaced perfs horizontally on all stamps. Similar to BW #1778b&ba. 1993 Unissued Candlestick Trial Counter printed stamp group of 3 comprising [1] ‘no value’ printed on stamp, [2] 60c [3] $1.20. (first two with minor blemishes). 1994-2000 Counter Printed Stamps ‘45c NPC’ literal Doubly printed on Family Group of Koalas, variety of BW #1794D. A modern rarity, unseen by us before. 2001 Desert Birds SNP Ausprint Photo-litho 45c Painted Firetail BW #2474 Misperforated resulting in Oversized value tablet & design partly missing at right including ‘firetail’ & last ‘A’ of ‘AUSTRALIA’’, mild stain at top, unused. 2004 50c Cats & Dogs Bundleware 100 sets with sheet perfs on piece and cut close. Sheet stamps only comprise approx 2% of the entire printing of the whole issue and as such are very difficult to assemble. (400) 2004 Trains Bundleware 100 sets with sheet perfs, on piece and cut close. Sheet stamps only comprise approx 2% of the total printing of this issue and as such are very difficult to assemble (500) 2007 Modernist Architecture Limited Edition Imperf Sheets both left & right panes with certificates in their original Australia Post storage and wrappings. 2011 National Gallery Flowers Bundleware 100 sets on piece and cut close. Sheet stamps only comprise approx 2% of the entire printing of this issue and as such are very difficult to assemble. (500) 2012 Medical Science Bundleware 100 sets with sheet perfs, on piece and cut close. Sheet stamps only comprise approx 2% of the entire printing of this issue and as such are difficult to assemble. (500) 2012 Greetings Bundleware 100 sets cut close on piece. Sheet stamps only comprise approx 2% of the entire printing of this issue and as such are very difficult to assemble. (500)

1451 ** 1452 ** 1453 W 1454 D 1455 D 1456 ** 1457 D 1458 D 1459 D

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AUSTRALIA | Booklets 1460 BC 1913-17 2/- Red on Pink inside cover printed in red on blue-green BW #B7A, exploded with ½d x3 remaining, original rusted staple with tissue interleaving intact (one with stamp-sized piece cut-out), edge blemishes, Cat $3,000 (as an incomplete booklet). Rare survivor. 1461 B** 1927 2/- Canberra BW #B38 - two booklets with full panes, usual rust stains from ancient staples (which have conveniently been removed) and other small imperfections. Better than average copies, Cat $250. (2) 1462 B 1992-94 Threatened Species $4.50 Fourth Reprint booklet with variety Stamps printed on backing paper BW #1566(3)a Cat $250. 1463 B** 2003 $10.95 Prestige Murray River Shipping with First pane inverted Pfeffer #PB12v. Superb, cat $170. AUSTRALIA | Registration Labels 1464 Collection: mixed condition, majority from Queensland (c375) various types Adaville to Yarraman Creek, some numbers only and including red, white, handstamped (eg Graceville) and many manuscript (eg Severnlea, Narko, Kyoomba, etc). Smaller representations other States with NSW incl 38 Sydney types (78), Victoria mostly Melbourne area (25), SA & WA with large and small Adelaide and Perth types, one only Tasmania. Some light duplication in places, good variety. (c500) AUSTRALIA | Postage Dues 1465 * 1929-60 Postage Dues on Cover Group comprising [1] 1929 PPC bearing 2c used from USA to Sydney, circled ‘CENTIMES/10/T’, paid by Third Wmk 1d; [2] 1950 cover from USA to Melbourne bearing 10c and 15c (damaged), circled ‘T/ (mss.150)/CENTIMES’ in violet, pencilled “4/2”, with 1946-56 2d single and 3d block of 16 affixed and tied to reverse by North Fitzroy datestamps; [3] 1960 (8 Jan) business reply envelope used at Sydney with 1953 2/- and 1958 No Wmk 1/- pair, paying for multiple taxed items; mixed condition.

$400 $100 $120 $90

$125

$300

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1467

1902 Converted NSW Plates ½d line P11½-12 BW #D1, a double variety block of 4 with ‘F’ of ‘HALF’ & ‘P’ of ‘PENCE’ joined [5/3] and White flaw left of top serif of ‘1’ [6/4] BW #D1d&j. Vertical crease left units hardly detract from scarce and desirable positional block, new Postage Due cat $180↕ (as singles). 1902 Converted NSW Plates 2d BW #D7 tied by Perth ‘NO/02’ to unstamped Perth local Mathieson cover, circled ‘T’ struck in black, the 2d due paying deficient postage at ½oz rate for an unstamped item. Early Commonwealth postage due use. 1902 Converted NSW Plates BW #D11. Small traces of ‘NSW’ letters still showing in panel at base probably don’t qualify as the BW-listed variety. Very light hinge trace, very fresh.

$100 $250 $325

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1902 Converted NSW Plates 4d BW #D11 tied by Perth ‘AU5/02’ to unstamped Perth local Mathieson cover, circled ‘T’ struck in black, the 4d due paying deficient postage at 1oz rate for an unstamped item. Very early Commonwealth postage due use. 1906-08 Design Completed Wmk Crown/Single Lined A 3d light green, BW #D61, few perf faults, Cat $450, rare. 1908-09 Stroke After Shilling Values 1/- and 5/-, slight toning, very fine appearance, Retail $800. (2) 1909-10 Wmk Crown/Double Lined A Thick Paper 5/- rose-red & green, BW #D90, gum aged, Cat $125.

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1473

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1922-30 Wmk 3rd Crown/A ½d BW #D105 plus CofA 1d Perf 11 BW #D115 pair tied by ‘DELIVERY ROOM/GPO SYDNEY’ cds paying deficiency on 1934 (15 Jan) underpaid cover from USA to Sydney with 5-line US Post Office cachet in violet, circled ‘CENTIMES/20/T’ struck in black, cover folds and minor blemishes. Scarce two-issue postage due use. 1922-30 Wmk 3rd Crown/A 1½d Plate 1 Harrison imprint block of 4 with Break in frame over U of AUSTRALIA (FP1)g, BW #D107z, 2nd line guillotined off, gum toning, MUH, Cat $475+. 1958-63 No Wmk 5d Die II marginal block of 4, BW #D151, Cat $320. 1958-63 No Wmk 5d Die II corner block of 4, BW #D151, Cat $320.

$150 $150 $180 $180

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AUSTRALIA | War Savings Stamps 1477 U 1945 War Savings Stamps 6d Canberra War Memorial and Mt Ainslie vert pair with adhesions (probably due ungainly removal from unsurrendered savings folder). Scarce pair. (2) 1478 1940s 6d Defiant x21 with at least 4 multiples, on blue card (corner faults). 1479 * 1940 WWII War Saving Certificates sequential run of 5 between #FC087120-24, ‘PRINTED BY THE AUTHORITY...’ imprint at base, issued by National Bank of Australia (Adelaide), superb condition. (5) AUSTRALIA | CINDERELLAS 1480 W ‘PALS’ Scenic Labels: set of six unused marginals claret (Qld, Vic), green (Tas, SA), blue (NSW, WA). Small imperfections, very clean. (6) 1481 1939-48 Petrol Ration Tickets: for use in NSW, Qld, Tas & Vic also Australia wide incl 1 gallon (18), 2 gallon (14), 5 gallon (4), 10 gallon (3) and a 44 gallon ticket. Most unused and generally very fine. A hard group to assemble. (40) 1482 C1940 Petrol Ration Tickets: for use in Western Australia (although valid in all States). A complete unused sheet of 10 Series B 44 gallon tickets comprising 5 téte-béche pairs, also Series A 1 & 2 gallons (used) & 5 gallon pair (unused). Generally fine. (14 items) AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery 1483 L Australian Commonwealth Specialists’ Catalogue Postal Stationery Including Australian Territories: (2013) illustrated fully in colour, 401pp looseleaf housed in A4 ringbinder. An essential reference, Retail $225.

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Officials Collection: Valuable group with Envelopes unused (5, two ‘OS’ in die) and used (63, 21 ‘OS’ in die), latter with 1918 ½d + 1d Die I (ACSC #ES34), 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)

1485

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AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Postal Cards 1485 PS 1911 Full-Face Design New Layout uprated with ½d Roo for transit to Hungary all tied by Broken Hill ‘12NO13’ datestamp, weak Verbo arrival datestamp. Scarce destination. 1486 PS 1913 Kangaroo & Map Original Die Plate 1 BW #x2 one PTPO for G Hall & Sons and Plate 2 (short corner) PTPO for District Council of Neales, unused, Cat $260. (3) 1487 PS 1913 Kangaroo & Map Original Die Heading Plate 2 (lines above and below admonition 4.2mm apart) with OHMS overprint above the heading BW #P24(2)e (BW makes no catalogue distinction between Plate 2 ‘above stamp’ or ‘above heading’ for the OHMS overprint), fine unused, Cat $200. Scarce. 1488 PS 1932 (Mar 12) use of ‘THREE/HALFPENCE’ on 1d Postal Card BW #P66, uprated for airmail from Perth to Goodwood (SA) with 3d Airmail, fime condition.

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$2,100

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AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Letter Cards 1489 PS 1911-15 Used Selection including [1] KGV 1d Full-Face 1911 (Aug 10) Grey Unsurfaced Card BW #LC8 (Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne) to England, 1912 use of LC11 (Launceston Tas) to UK, 1915 local use of #LC10 (Lorne Victoria); [2] 1d Kangaroo Lettercard x4 including 1913 (Dec 17, ERD) use Die I Card uprated with 1d Roo to England; [3] KGV 1d Sideface Die I Perf 10 (Murray River West Aust) 1915 use to UK; condition variable but mostly fine. (8) 1490 PS 1911-12 KGV Full Face 1d in bright violet, text setting B (St George’s Terrace), BW #LC11(119Ad), severely cropped at left and right of photograph, unused. 1491 PS 1913 1d Kangaroo & Map Original Die Selection BW #LC14 comprising illustrations [1] ‘Botanic Gardens, Portland, Vic’ in chestnut (15b); [2] ‘On the Murray, S.Australia’ (94b) x3 in grey-black, red-brown, or bright purple; [3] ‘St. George’s Terrace, Perth, W.A. (119d) in purple-black; very fine condition, Cat $550. (5) 1492 PS 1913 1d Kangaroo & Map Original Die #LC14 with ‘Botanic Gardens, Portland, Vic’ framed rectangle illustration in greenishblack, with Griffiths Bros printed address/advertising, fine unused. 1493 PS 1913 Kangaroo & Map Original Die 1d bright purple with ‘On The Murray, S.Australia’ illustration on reverse BW #LC14, fine unused, Cat $100.

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$450 $160 $75 $120

1501 $90 $100 $180 $80

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1914-18 KGV Sideface 1d Die II, perf 10, view ‘CEDAR LOGS/QUEENSLAND’ in purple-black BW #LC21(31), very fresh unused. 1914-18 KGV Sideface 1d Die II, perf 10, view ‘HUONVILLE, TASMANIA’ in black BW # LC21(66), very fresh unused. 1914-18 KGV Sideface 1d Die II perf 10, view ‘LAKE ST CLAIR/TASMANIA’ in dark blue BW #LC21(68), very fresh unused.

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1913 1d Kangaroo & Map Die II BW #LC16 with oval ‘Town Hall, Sydney’ illustration (133) in bright pink, unused, Cat $120. 1913 1d Kangaroo Die II with view ‘PINEAPPLES QUEENSLAND’ in purple-black BW# LC16(103), very fresh unused. 1913-14 Kangaroo 1d Red-Brown Die II view of ‘Avon River York W.A.’, BW #LC16(7), unused. 1914-18 KGV P10 1d Blue with view of ‘MURRAY RIVER WEST AUST.’ with framed oval (and sky), unused, very fine. BW #LC17(87a).

1502 1502 PS

1497

1913-14 Kangaroo 1d Die II all with view of Zoological Gardens Perth WA incl [1] ‘unframed oval’ LC14 (143B) 2, different colours and No stop after CARD, [2] unframed oval and No sky in blackish-green, LC 14 (143C), [3] rectangular view in deep grey green for Griffiths Bros, Melbourne, LC 14 (143D), all unused. (4) 1913 Kangaroo & Map Original Die 1d group in chestnut (‘The Gorge, Launceston, Tas.’), bright purple (‘Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia’), grey-black (Lorne Victoria) or black-brown (‘The Two Brothers, Queensland’), some minor damp staining, fine overall, Cat $400. (4) 1913 Kangaroo & Map Original Die 1d bright violet with ‘Botanic Gardens, Portland, Vic’ illustration on reverse BW #LC14, fine unused, Cat $100. 1913-14 Kangaroo 1d Pink rectangular view of St. George’s Terrace, Perth, BW #LC14(119E), unused.

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$100 $100 $100

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1914-18 KGV Sideface 1d Die II, perf 10, view ‘PINEAPPLES QUEENSLAND’ in red-brown BW #LC21(103), very fresh unused. 1914-18 KGV Sideface 1d Die II, perf 10, view ‘PINEAPPLES QUEENSLAND’ in blue BW #LC21(103), left value tablet with Flaw at base, which is only found in this colour, very fresh unused. 1914-18 KGV Sideface 1d Die II, perf 10, view ‘WATERFALL GULLY/ADELAIDE’ in deep violet BW #LC21(140), very fresh unused.

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1509

1915 Military Views KGV 1d Sideface ‘H.M.A.S. “YARRA” ON TRIAL - ON CLYDE’ view in blue-black, Top half of inside with printed advert for Feldheim Gotthelf, Sydney in red, BW #LC27(M4B), minor faults, unused. A rare Letter Card. 1923-24 KGV Sideface 1½d green perf 12½, view ‘THE GILDEROY RANGES/VICTORIA’, CTO at Melbourne for UPU distribution BW # LC51(52)x. Superb & fresh and much rarer than catalogue suggests. 1943-51 KGVI Sideface 3½d red with ovptd ‘SPECIMEN’, BW #LC75w, mild sunlight stain at left, only 356 produced.

1511

1512

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AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Registration Envelopes 1514 PS 1913 4d Orange Kangaroo & Map boxed ‘REGISTERED’ unused BW #RE1 & CTO #RE1x; also ‘REGISTERED LETTER’ #RE3 unused; some trivial blemishes, fine overall, Cat $800. 1515 PS 1913 4d Orange Kangaroo & Map with boxed ‘REGISTERED’ BW #RE1, plus 4d Orange with ‘REGISTERED LETTER’ at top BW #RE3, each with some tonespots, Cat $600. (2) 1516 PS 1913 4d Orange Kangaroo & Map Long Envelope BW #RE2, very minor blemishes upper edge, overall fine unused, Cat $1,000.

1517 PS

$180 $70

1513

AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Envelopes 1511 PS 1923-4 ‘THREE HALFPENCE’ on 2d Orange No POSTAGE BW #EP 24. Scarce, rarely seen so clean, Cat $750. 1512 PS 1918-19 Star Doubleton 1d red Die 3+½d green on light grey laid bâtonné paper, BW #EP13, minor corner crease, otherwise fresh unused. 1513 PS 1913 1d Kangaroo & Map Original Die PTPO for Roberts & Co Ltd (Auctioneers, Hobart) BW #ES4 postally used with Hobart ‘10APR13’ machine cancel, addressed to Mangalore, fine condition.

1514

$200

Collection in Two Cover Albums comprising unused (33) and used (60, one CTO), includes 1942 5½d rounded flap at right used (BW #RE30 – Cat $250), scarce inscription and stock types of QEII 2/5d with 1965 Helecon used (BW #RE44 Cat $100), no duplication apparent, odd fault, generally fine (93)

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1521

1519

AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Aerogrammes 1518 PS 1974 (Aug 12) use of permit aerogrammme with 7c Sport x2, from Sale (Vic) to England, re-directed to Hawaii but undelievered, ‘RETURN TO SENDER’ handstamp applied, Melbourne ‘16OCT/1974’ backstamp, some blemishes. 1519 PS 1962 10d Christmas handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ in violet for archival purposes, BW #A19w, Cat $150. AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Wrappers 1520 PS 1913 ½d Kangaroo & Map BW #W1 (break in left frameline opposite Roo’s head), fine unused, Cat $75. 1521 PS 1913 ½d Kangaroo & Map with small type O.H.M.S. overprint BW #W1e, very fine unused, Cat $300.

1522 PS

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)

1523

1524

1526 PS 1527 PS

$60 $180

$1,600

1525

AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Wartime 1523 PS 1916 (March) 1st Issue ‘AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE.’ At the Base BW #ME1 (‘Regimental Number’ 8mm below line & 37mm long), some minor tonespotting, unused, Cat $300. 1524 PS 1916-17 1d Red Military Envelope inscibed ‘A.I.F., ABROAD’ (thick & thin line under ‘MILITARY ENVELOPE’) on cream laid paper BW #ME3A used ‘FE1/1917’ from Majors Creek (NSW) to 13th Battalion of 4th Brigade stationed in France, horizontal & vertical folds and minor spotting, Cat $400. 1525 PS 1916 (Sep) 3rd Issue ‘A.I.F., ABROAD’ At the Base on cream laid paper, BW #ME3A (Thick over Thin Rule Lines below the Heading), flap stuck down & discolouration on the reverse, unused, Cat $300.

1526

$80 $120

$110 $150 $180

1527

1916 (Sep) 3rd Issue ‘A.I.F., ABROAD’ At the Base on buff wove paper, BW #ME4B (Two Thick Rule Lines below the Heading), some minor soiling/tonespots unused, Cat $300. 1917 4th Issue ‘AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE,/ABROAD’ At Base on laid paper, BW #ME5, minor edge toning, unused, Cat $300.

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1917 4th Issue ‘AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE,/ABROAD’ At Base on poor quality unsurfaced grey-buff stock sourced from Victorian State Government Printer as a response to wartime paper shortages, BW #ME5B, a few tonespots on face, unused, Cat $300. AUSTRALIA | Telegram Forms 1529 PS 1938 Special Event Telegrams ‘Congratulatory’, ‘Birthday Greetings’ & ‘Christmas & New Year Greeting’ all with Nhill cds of 23 or 24DE38. An attractive group to the one recipient. AUSTRALIA | Covers By Manufacturer 1530 L Australian First Day Covers by Michael Moore, Colleen Woolley & Frank Pauer, a guide to identifying Australian illustrated FDI covers and their publishers, 210pp spiralbound. 1531 * Bergen 1948 Pan-Pacific Jamboree on Wide World cover with Bergen insert, clean Stapleton cover.

1532 1532 1533 1534

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1539

$50 $80

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1537

Bergen 1951 Opening of Prospect North PO ½d Roo x2 with Relief 12 cds of 8AU51, clean unaddressed cover. Bergen 1951 SA Jubilee Year Philatelic Exhibition ½d x2 & 2d cancelled Adelaide cds of 22AU51, clean Stapleton cover. Bergen 1951 7½d KGVI with North Adelaide cds of 31OC51, clean unaddressed cover.

1538 1538 1539 1540 1541

1536

$100

1534

Bergen 1949 30th Anniversary of Ross Smith Flight ½d & 1d cancelled Darwin cds of 10DE49, clean pencilled address. Bergen 1951 Melbourne Christchurch Direct Flight AAMC #1274, 3d Federation pair cancelled Melbourne cds of 28JE51, clean Stapleton cover. Bergen 1951 Opening of Prospect North PO 3d Gold with Relief 12 cds of 8AU51, clean Stapleton cover.

1535 1535 1536 1537

1533

$140

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1541

Bergen 1952 1/0½d KGVI with Brighton cds of 19MR52, clean unaddressed cover. Bergen 1953 Coronation set with Booborowie cds of 25MY53, clean registered Stapleton cover. Bergen 1954 Antarctic Exhibition 3d Tas Stamp Centenary cancelled with Mawson cds of 15FE54 on ‘4 penguins’ cover. Bergen 1954 Antarctic Exhibition 3d Tas Stamp Centenary cancelled with Mawson cds of 15FE54 on ‘Survey Flight’ cover.

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$600 $100 $90 $100

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ex 1552

Challis group of neat covers with typed addresses; [1] 1954 3½d Railway; [2] 1955 3½d Rotary; [3] 1958 War Memoral; [4] 1960 Xmas. Foster 1941 1½d Green KGVI tied to J Foster cover by St Kilda Rail ‘10DE41’ FDI cds, Fine condition, with dateline much clearer than usually seen, Cat $500. Guthrie group of addressed cover [1] 1954 Railway Centenary on Train cover; [2] 2/- blue Oympic Publicity on MCG cover; [3] 1/0½d QEII on 2 different generic covers; [4] Cobb & Co set on Stage Coach cover. (5)

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ex 1547

Bergen 1971 Antarctic Treaty pair with Glenelg cds of 23JE71 on ‘Penguin on Icefloe’ cover. Challis 1953-57 QEII Definitives on clean registered covers with neat typed addresses; [1] 1953 3½d block of 4; [2] 1953 3d block of 4; [3] 1955 1/0½d block of 4; [4] 1957 4d pair & 1/7d pair. Challis 1953-54 Commemoratives on clean registered covers with neat typed addresses; [1] 1953 3½d Young Farmers block of 4; [2] 1953 3d Tas Stamp Centenary block of 4; [3] 1955 3½d Telegraph block of 4; [4] 1954 Red Cross block of 4. Challis 1954 Royal Visit set on clean addressed cover; PLUS 1953 Coronation set on Cover Craft clean addressed cover. (2)

ex 1550 1550

1545

Bergen 1954 1/- Postage Due BW #D139 tied to unaddressed Arthur Bergen FDC by ‘TRANS AUST RAILWAY/17FE54/PAY TRAIN’ FDI datestamp, with another fine strike on reverse. Bergen 1954 3½d Red Cross with Underdale cds of 9JE54, clean unaddressed cover. Bergen 1954 Antarctic Exhibition 3½d AAT cancelled with Macquarie Island cds of 28DE54 on ‘Antarctic Map’ cover. Bergen 1955 Antarctic Exhibition 3½d SA Stamp Centenary cancelled with Macquarie Island cds of 13DE55 on ‘4 penguins’ cover.

1546 1546 1547

1543

$160 $220 $120

ex 1555

Guthrie group of addressed cover with blocks of 4 [1] 1954 Railway Centenary on Train cover; [2] 1955 Rotary on Rotary cover; [3] 1955 SA Stamp Centenary on Adelaide GPO cover. Official 1966 Decimal Currency complete set on 5 different Shield covers, all with neat addresses, tone spots on one of the low-value covers otherwise fine. (4) Official 1970 selection of unaddressed covers [1] Expo set on APO cover; [2] Grasslands on APO cover; PLUS [3] Royal Visit set on Excelsior cover. Scarce group.

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1557

1558

South Australia Stamp Company SA Centenary set of 3 tied SA Stamp Company Glenelg registered airmail cover to NZ by ‘3AU35’ FDI cancel, with original Gower’s Stamp Den circulars contained within, some minor edge toning. Taylor 1946 Peace set with Carlton South cds of 18FE46, clean unaddressed cover. Taylor 1952 6½d Green KGVI with Carlton South cds of 9AP52, clean unaddressed cover.

1559

1560

ex 1561

Unknown 1953 Coronation set on fine 3-colour illustrated cover with Queen’s head and map of Australia superimposed on globe, neat hand address. Not seen by us before. Wills 1948 1/3d Bull & 2/- Crocodile on very fine hand illustrated cover, registered airmail from Brisbane to USA, neat printed 1560 * address, unclaimed and returned to the sender G. Wills. Rare ‘P.DT GRACEVILLE SW3/6-1-8AP48/QLD-AUST’ backstamp. AUSTRALIA | First Day Covers 1930s-50s Assortment including KGVI 3d Die I, 6d Kooka & 1/- Lyrebird tied to plain cover by Malvern ‘2AU37’ FDI cancel, 1561 * 1936 Cable x2 (one with faults) tied to plain covers by Malvern FDI cancels, 1937 NSW Anniv official FDCs x4, therafter mostly plain cover with FDI cancels; also 1951 flight covers x5; condition variable. (approx 100). 1559

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1562 1562

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1563

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1564

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1563

1565

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1566

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$135 $180

$120

1564

1931-65 Collection in album mainly FDCs but a few others as well, noted 1937 3d White Wattles on Wagner cover, 1938 4d Koala on plain cover with slogan cancel, 1947 Princess on Smyth cover, 1959 Flying Doctor long covers signed by doctor x4, 1955 3½d Cobb & Co on unidentified Brisbane cover, 1959-62 Zoologicals. Good range and mix with little duplication. Generally fine condition. (150+) 1932 2d Harbour Bridge used on commercial cover with Sydney ‘14MAR/1932’ FDI slogan cancel, Palace Theatre promotional letter enclosed. 1932 Large Kookaburra 6d tied to plain cover by ‘ST GEORGES TERRACE/-1JE32/WESTERN AUSTRALIA’ cds, blue/black registration label.

ex 1565

$120 $160 $100

$480 $150 $180

1566

1945-52 Group all neatly addressed; [1] 1945 Gloucester set on registered Cole cover; [2] 1952 1/0½d KGVI on registered Haslem cover; [3] 1948 1/3d Cattle & 2/- Crocodile on plane cover; [4] 1952 2/6d Aborigine on plain cover. 1954 (Jun 23) QE 2½d & 6d, tied to illustrated FDC, (specially made up for the opening of the ‘New Learmonth Post Office’) by new LEARMONTH cds, to Director, Posts & Telegraphs, GPO, Perth with accompanying letter mentioning visit of Governor & party, the release of the new issues and opening of the Official PO all happening in Learmonth that day!

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1966 Hartog to 2004 almost complete collection on Aust Post, Excelsior, Royal or Wesley covers in 5 albums and on numerous Hagners incl 1971 Christmas, 1990 Garden $20, 2001 International $20, peel & sticks, booklet issues, se-tenant strips, Framas, few commem postmarks incl overseas stamp exhibitions, etc. Very clean lot. (100s) 1568 * 1966-70 Group incl 1968 Soil/Medical gutter pair, thick lines on PO generic Shield cover with BRISBANE GPO FDI cds, 1970 National Development on PO illustrated cover, ESSENDON FDI cancel, both unaddressed, also 1966 Hartog block of 6 on registered FDC (with cachet at left cut from Excelsior envelope) from CLARENCE ST and plain FDC for 1967 Christmas 25c both addressed. Generally fine. (4) 1970 Captain Cook Anniversary 30c tied to APO small FDC by KYABRAM cds. Tiny removable hinge trace. The scarce one! 1569 * AUSTRALIA | Commemorative Covers Stamp Fairs/Exhibitions 1970s-2000s range of fairs or exhibitions including National Stamp Week (several), 1984 WAPEX, 1570 * 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) 1571 * 1970s-80s selection of commem covers incl Radio (2), Stamp Exhibitions (3), 1982 ‘Lindy Chamberlain Committed’ cover with special cachet, 1982 & 1985 Railways (2), 50th Anniv ‘Dog on the Tucker Box’ (7, numbered covers), 1983 Wesley ‘Cougar Challenge’ cover, signed, few Football covers, 1984 ‘BP/Solar Trek’, signed and numbered (22/200) cover, etc. Interesting lot. (35) *

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$75

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1970-95 Collection with many Australia Post covers all identified by Almeida numbers incl 1974 Royal Easter Show on long ‘Wattle’ cover with red cachet and Showgrounds cds, 1982 Mt Morgan Gold Mining Centenary cover signed by postmark designer (A.C. Batchelor), Opening of Rosny PO with special machine cancel, 1987 CUP-PEX set (7), Cooktown PO Centenary (without cachet!!), 1992 Collingwood PO with different date line, few exhibitions, etc. Retail stated to be approx $500. All unaddressed. (77) 1935 Australian Jamboree Frankston plain cover to Moonee Ponds with 2d tied by largely fine strike of the ‘AUST JAMBOREE FRANKSTON/1JA35/VIIC’ cds (WWW #30; rated RRR), ‘CENTENARY/JAMBOREE’ (kangaroo) label on flap. 1938 & 1939 AIF Golf Day [1] ‘FIELD POST OFFICE/NO 2/29SE38/VIC-AUST’ on 1½d KGVI on Field Post Office PPC; [2] ‘FIELD POST OFFICE/NO 3/28SE39/VIC-AUST’ on 1½d KGV on Eastern Golf Club Service Post Card. Quite difficult to get.

ex 1576 1575

1573

$320

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1955 Pan Pacific Scout Jamboree at Clifford Park (Victoria). QEII 1/0½d BW #323 tied by first day of use special pictorial datestamp (APM #1140/5) to registered envelope addressed, at first in pencil, then in his own hand in ink, to A.J.Peake/S.Australian H.Q/Sub Camp 2/Clifford Park. Commem label on back tied similar datestamp. 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games complete first day of use set of the 52 different pictorial postmarks issued tying either 4d Koala or 4d Olympics to Post Office generic covers to the same addressee, plus an unaddressed Olympic Stadium Opening Day cover with commemorative cancel, fine condition. (53) 1962 Commonwealth Games set of 25 different cancels on separate APO Hermes covers to England, each with 5d & 2/3d, neat printed label addresses. 1970 Royal Visit complete set of 22 postmarks on Australia Post souvenir covers. Unaddressed. APM3020-42. 1978 ‘The Air Race/Brisbane/Sydney’ 50th Anniversary re-enactment flight covers (4) with cachet on reverse plus 2 ‘SMITHPEX’ covers and souvenir brochure relating to Kingsford Smith, also 1981 GB 62nd Anniversary of 1st Flight to Australia numbered cover with cachet certifying that ‘the piece of fabric enclosed within is genuine and was part of the original Vimy aircraft’ etc. (10 items)

$60 $130 $200 $60

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AUSTRALIA | Postal History 1580 * 1897-1931 Selection in mainly fine condition [1] South Australia 1897 2d orange on front to Adelaide with Yacka s/r cds; [2] WA 1910 (Aug 1) long env (trimmed and separated front & back) with pair 2d yellow and two Kalgoorlie cds, to Coolgardie (b/s just over 4 hrs later); [3] 1925 (Dec 29) PMG’s Dept ‘No 3’ unfranked env Fremantle to Brisbane; [4] 1928 (Dec 24) PS env KGV 1½d scarlet ASC #E16a cancelled ‘GRAWIN/NSW’ cds (not the easiest pmk); [5] 1931 commercial env Sydney to Brisbane with 1d metered ‘POSTAGE PAID’. (5) 1900s-50s Covers Collection inbound range in mixed condition [1] from North America in bundles with considerable proportion 1581 * addressed to legendary collector Stan Davis of East Geelong and comprising Canada (17) mostly 1930s local first flights seven franked with pair (6) or block of 4 1932 6c on 5c Air SG #318 Cat £20 each (ie £320 in total), USA (38) 1930s FDCs majority blocks of 4 - most of these sent by Frederick Hambrock Jr of Toms River, New Jersey; [2] small group of 8 from South Africa 1905-52 incl pairs 1935 KGV SJ with ½d incl Cleft skull variety SG #65a. (53) 1582 * 1901 (Sep 27) mourning cover GPO Sydney with very fine strike of the ‘GOVERNOR-GENERAL/[arms]/FRANK STAMP/ AUSTRALIA’ handstamp in blue tied by Sydney ‘SE 27/01’ datestamp, a couple of insignificant blemishes. Post-Federation usage outside of Victoria is particularly scarce. 1903-12 group [1] 1903 (Jan 13) 2d Pictorial & ½d Tablet on cover from Hobart to Bangkok; [2] 1904 (Nov 8) stampless cover 1583 * Melbourne to Sydney, 4d Postage Due P12x11 on face; [3] 1905 (Nov 1) Australian Widows’ Fund illustrated cover from Lancefield to Hobart; [4] fine real-photo PPC of ‘LANDING PLACE TASMANIAN CABLES/SHOWING TEST HOUSES FLINDERS’ with fine Flinders duplex of NO16/12.

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1912-1913 PPCs to Germany sent at 1½d rate to same addressee in Munich showing transition from State to Commonwealth frankings with [1] 1912 (Aug 3) to 1913 (Jan 7) x4 with Victoria state frankings; [2] 1913 (Jan 23) with 1d Roo & Victoria ½d combination franking; [3] 1913 (Feb 6) to 1913 (Dec 22) x8 franked with Kangaroo 1d & ½d; nice selection of view-side scenes including Lake Catani (Mount Buffalo), Fish Market & Railway Viaduct Melbourne, River Yarra from Flinders Street Railway Station, Shipping Port Melbourne and a Russell Street animated scene, etc. Lovely group. (13) 1913 (Apr 16) use of New Zealand PPC (Tram scene Queen Street, Auckland) to England with Kangaroos 1d red Die I tied by ‘POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS/PER ORIENT STEAMER’ boxed handstamp in violet, Sydney transit cds alongside. [Previously sold for $287 in 2010 Melbourne auction] 1913-60s [1] range of covers with LATE FEE cds or handstamps, Roos with 1d pair, 2½d, KGV incl 4d olive, few QEII period. Destinations include GB (3), Monaco (with 6d Air & KGV 1d), USA (2) mixed condition; [2] 1937 Large Airmal cover (24½x11½cm) with 1/6d Hermes (5, one unit with Retouch to top left of right hand globe (BW #106d ?)) plus KGV 1d tied by 6 strikes of ‘AIRMAIL LATE FEE/1/SYDNEY’ cds. Some creases to be expected with a cover this size, minor blemishes; [3] on airmail postcard (21OC64) from Perth to Germany.

ex 1587

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$130

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1914-16 Perth Land Titles group of registered covers with kangaroo frankings comprising 1915 (Aug 6) & 1916 (Feb 17) with First Wmk 4d orange perf Large ‘OS’ solo frankings; also 1914 (Dec 21) First Wmk 1d perf Large ‘OS’ block of 4 & 1915 with Second Wmk 2d Perf ‘OS’ and KGV 1d Perf ‘OS’ x2; various instructional markings, condition variable. (4) 1915-65 mostly small conventionally sized envelopes and odd PPC to overseas destinations with many better frankings, - eg to USA 1929 (June 4) with KGV 3d Die I and 3d Air Mail, 1930 (Aug 19) 3d Sturt cat $60+ on cover; to GB with frankings including more KGV 3d blue dies, 1934 (Oct 31) lovely real photo PPC of Sydney Harbour Bridge and RMS Strathnaver with 2d Macarthur light hills, 1935 (July 15) with 1/- large Lyre and 6d Kooka typo, 1940 5/10d California Clipper censored front. Many other destinations include Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, India (a sadly damaged env with 1/6d Galah unclear date), Austria, etc. Huge variety, mixed typical commercial usage condition. Min on cover cat $850. (c35)

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1917-31 Cover Selection [1] USA 1916(?) with 1d red pair & single or 1917 Guildford (WA) to Battle Creek with 1d red pair + ½d, both with ‘PASSED BY/CENSOR’ handstamp; [2] 1916 PPC to Sweden with 1d & ½d; [3] taxed to USA with 1d red Die II overlapped by 1d red Die I, US 2c due added; [4] 1922 Bulahdelah (NSW) registered with 2d orange x2 + 1d red; [5] 1923 Melbourne to Toowoomba with 4d blue solo; [6] 1923 Doblo’s Studios (photographers) illustrated to USA with 2d red x2; [7] Tasmania 1924 with LMult 1d green & Single Wmk ½d orange, fine Taroona backstamp; [8] 1930 Brisbane registered with SMult 4d P14 (+ 3d Airmail & SA ½d on 1d); plus 2 other items, condition variable. (11) 1920 (May 26) HRH Edward, Prince of Wales - his embossed symbol heading a typed copy of his speech acknowledging the welcome he was receiving on his arrival in St. Kilda on that date for the Royal Tour. Signed, as was his custom, Edward P in black ink. Historic. 1925 (June 20) Cloncurry-Brisbane commercial use on cover of QANTAS fine lettering ‘BY AIR MAIL’ black on pale blue-green etiquette (Frommer #7d, printing considerably misplaced), blemishes although presents well, also 1929 philatelic cover bearing WA Airways etiquette (#24d) mis-rouletted. (2) 1925 (Dec 19) Whim Creek registered air cover to Perth (then onwards by surface to England). ‘BY AIR MAIL ONLY’ handstamp in black, KGV 3d & 4½d tied by ‘WHIM CREEK/19DEC25/WESTN AUSTRALIA’ cds, red registration label zig-zag rouletted on two sides, Whim Creek & London oval registered ‘25JA26’ backstamps. 1928 (Feb 29) inwards cover from England addressed to Essendon Melbourne with two strikes of ‘W.4’ handstamp in violet on the front and ‘TO EXPEDITE DELIVERY PLEASE ADVISE/YOUR CORRESPO[N]DENTS THAT/W.4./SHOULD APPEAR AS THE LAST LINE OF YOUR ADDRESS’ in violet on the back, faults. [Very early example of the use of a Postal District Number which were introduced in suburban Melbourne in February 1928]

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1930 (Jul 24) British General Electric Co Ltd cover to England with Roos SMult Wmk 6d chestnut Die IIB and KGV SMult P13½x12½ 1½d red, ANA vignette airmail label (Frommer #26d, Cat $125 on cover), vertical folds well clear of stamps. [The rate was 1½d letter rate plus 6d for Karachi-London airmail service] 1930s Commercial Covers to Perth being Goldsbrough Mort & Co inner-branch long covers from Carnarvon (3) or Onslow, all with the company’s oval receiving datestamp stamp in violet, three at 8d rate one at 1/1d (double rate), all have 3d KGV or 3d Airmail combination frankings. (4)

$100 $180

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1936 (Apr 28) cover from Toorak to US attractively franked with KGV 1d + 6d Large Kookaburra + 3d Cable for scarce airmail within US 10d rate. 1936 (Jun 4) airmail cover from Sydney to the uncommon destination of Greece, prepaid for 1/9d ½oz rate, trivial blemishes. 1936-37 selection of covers to Germany with various franking compositions for 1/9d ½oz rate, one being double rate (KGV 5d with Flaw on Kangaroo’s head), another carried on Imperial Airways Flight IW534 which experienced delayed departure at Alexandria owing to strike of Egyptian wireless staff, generally fine. (4)

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1934-37 selection of airmail covers to Holland at rates of 2/1d via France, 3/5d double rate, and at 1/7d (underpaid for 1/9d rate although not taxed). Attractive variety of frankings. (3) 1935 (Jul 4) use of 1d green KGV for 2nd class mail. incorrectly stamped ‘CLOSED AGAINST/INSPECTION’ and then overstruck with boxed ‘CONTAINS A/COMMUNICATION’ and endorsed “Recipe Book”. oval ‘T2D’ on face. 1935 (Sep 10) attractive franking of KGV 1d, 3d Jubilee & 6d Large Kookaburra from Melbourne by airmail to Singapore, tied by Melbourne late fee cds [rate 9d ½oz. airmail + 1d Late fee]; also a 1938 airmail cover (corner fault) from Sydney to Netherlands Indies at 9d rate. (2)

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$100 $80 $130

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1940 (Apr 12) use of 10/- robes thick paper, 1/6d Hermes pair & 6d on slightly reduced air cover to England. 13/6d = 1/6d per ½oz x9. 1940-56 Multiple Rate Airmail Covers to Great Britain comprising [1] 1940 censored double-rate with 1/6d Hermes pair; [2] 1946 septuple rate with 10/- Robes (corner defect) & 6d Small Kooka; [3] 1950 quintuple rate to Scotland (1/6d rate x5 plus 6d registration); [4] 1953 double rate with 2/- Crocodile pair & [5] 1956 triple rate with 5/- Arms & 1/- Small Lyrebird; condition variable. (5)

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1940s Censored Covers to Overseas destinations including Bermuda, Canada, GB, India, Ireland, New Zealand, etc, range of censor markings and tapes, few advertising and airmail covers noted. Generally fine. (42) 1941 (Feb 6) Avis De Reception card sent from Whyalla (SA) to Boulder (WA) with KGVI 3d perf ‘WA’ tied by ‘BOULDER MOO’ datestamp, ‘CLERK OF COURTS/10FEB1941/BOULDER’ oval datestamp on front & on reverse. 1941 (Apr 1) Clipper Mail cover from Melbourne to USA with 5/- Robes, 2/- Roo, 9d Platypus & 2d KGVI. Censor reseal at left.

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1950 (Aug 28) Busselton local cover, with invalid use of WA 1d Stamp Duty, hexagonal ‘T’ handstamp and mss. “5d” markings on face, Dues 1938 ½d block of 4 and 1946 1d block of 3 on reverse all tied by Busselton cds. 1950s-80 Accumulation incl 1953 parcel tag from Rockhampton to Melbourne (address partly excised) with ½d Roo (4), KGVI 6½d (6), 3d Wheat (making up 3/8d rate), 1975 Surfers Paradise ‘Greetings’ cover with aerogramme 14c cut-out tied to cover with 4c Queen, range of advertising covers, few meters, etc. Mixed condition. (58 items) 1954 (Mar 3) Nestlé’s Foods cover to Switzerland with Arms 10/-, 5/- & 1/6d Hermes pair paying 2/- per ½oz airmail rate x9, significant charring on right edge (10/- Arms badly damaged) as a result of the 1954 (Mar 13) crash of the BOAC Belfast at Singapore on which this cover was carried. 1957 small boxes (188x60x45mm) x2 each with 2/- Crocodile x2 + 9d Platypus tied by weak Merewether or Woollahra NSW cds, both with Cash On Delivery orange labels for monies due, one with ‘UNCLAIMED’ handstamp, both with “RTS” markings in manuscript, original contents - two shoe brushes! - still intact; also late 1940s (?) Yarraville registered small box (93x93x30mm) with 5½d Gloucester tied by indistinct cds. (3) 1959 (Jun 12) Vealls stampless advertising cover for Westinghouse Refrigerators taxed on arrival at double deficiency with 7d Due added and tied by fine Elizabeth Street (Melbourne) ‘12JE59’ cds. Fine condition.

We DO NOT have ‘T’ lots, all lots are sold inclusive of GST. GST is only applicable to buyer’s commission and despatch costs.

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1960s-70s Decimal Solo Frankings on small airmail covers to UK comprising 1967 25c Christmas, 1970 30c Qantas, 1972 35c Munich Olympics, 1972 35c Christmas & 1973 35c Mapping, generally fine. Desirable group. (5) 1960s-2000s Internal Covers & PPCs with values to 60c including mid/late 1960s (datestamp illegible) with 5c Thornbill tied by FPO cancel, ‘DEFENCE FORCES/15/POSTAGE CONCESSION’ handstamp, modern covers with fine datestamps including Adelaide River & Batchelor (NT), Boondall Heights, Mount Larcom, Community Postal Agency Mt Perry, Rainbow Beach (pictormark in blue) & Wolguru (Qld), Poatina, Rocky Cape, Savage River & Tarraleah (Tas), condition generally fine. (295) 1970 (April 23) apparently commercial usage of 5c Envelope to Tanzania uprated with Cook 30c & 5c se-tenant strip of 5, 20c Expo and 5c Royal Visit all tied by ‘LONDONDERRY/NSW AUST’ cds, trivial edge wrinkles.

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1964-65 2/3d Commemorative Solo Frankings all on small airmail covers to England comprising [1] 2/3d Cable tied by Albany ‘8JAN/1964’ cds; [2] 2/3d ICY tied by Hornsby ‘18OCT/1965’ slogan cancel, and [3] Cocos 2/3d Bird tied by Hobart ‘15MR65’ cds; small blemishes. Scarce trio. (3) 1960-90s Decimal Covers Array mostly solo frankings predominantly airmail to UK including 1967 25c Robin (to Germany), 1973 15c Pioneer Food (paying unsealed greetings card rate), 1974 7c agate surface rate, 1979 4c Performing Arts, 1979 25c Xmas (paying unsealed greetings card rate), 1979 55c Horse Racing, later material with 1991 & 1996 commercial use of $1.20 Framas, 1997 Casuarina (NT) with $1.20 Cockatoo, plus lots of attractive large format issues and International Post frankings. Good lot. (200 approx). 1960-90s Decimal Group to England including 1972 surface rate with 7c Munich Olympics solo, 1974 7c QEII solo with GB ‘5½d/TO/PAY’ tax handstamp, 1975 Brisbane Hospital use of 14c Aerogramme uprated with 6c QEII, 1975 (?) with 18c Flower and ‘POSTAGE INSUFFICIENT/FOR AIR MAIL/SENT BY SURFACE/SYDNEY No 2’ handstamp on front & back (cover torn), 1980 60c Performing Arts tied by ‘RELIEF/113/NSW-AUST’ cds, 1982 with 27c Aboriginal Culture & ‘UNDERPAID’ handstamp, 1988 with 70c Octopus & Qantas ‘SAL’ label, 1991 & 1995 Economy Air covers, plus four other items.

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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) 1970s-2000s Decimal Solo Frankings on PPCs mostly to UK including 1970 15c Blue Gum, 1972 18c Fauna Conservation, 1973 18c Rehabilitation, 1976 25c Anteater, 1977 Olympic Diving, 1979 30c Performing Arts, 1981 35c Victor Trumper, 1981 35c Fungus, 1982 35c Whale, later issues with International Post including $1.35 World Youth Day. Very little duplication, condition generally fine. (60) 1972-76 British Defence Forces Concession Rate covers from Canberra to England comprising [1] 1972-73 with QEII 6c orange x3 each with ‘ON SERVICE’ straight-line handstamp & ‘DEFENCE FORCES/POSTAGE CONCESSION’ boxed handstamp in dark blue or red; [2] 1973 with 6c Gemstone and ‘BRITISH DEFENCE FORCES MAIL/(crown)’ circular handstamp in magenta; [3] 1976 with QEII 7c reddish-purple with ‘ON SERVICE’ straight-line handstamp & ‘DEFENCE FORCES/POSTAGE CONCESSION’ boxed handstamp in dark blue; desirable group in fine condition. (5) 1972-83 Decimal Solo Usages on Airmail Postcards comprising 15c Pioneer Food tied by Green Island (Qld) cds, 18c Fauna Conservation, 18c Rehabiitation, 25c Olympics & 45c Masked Woodswallow P14 BW #819; handy usage group. (5)

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1990 (Jul 23) cover to Bougainville PNG with manuscript “RTS” and boxed ‘RTS/POSTAL SERVICES TO BOUGAINVILLE ISLANDS/SUSPENDE DUE TO CIVIL UNREST’ handstamp in red. Modern rarity. (C) 2011 (Feb 17) airmail cover to Christchurch NZ with International Post $1.40 Russell Falls & 5c Platypus pair tied by Shepparton South (Vic) cds delivered to PO Box prior to Feb 22 Christchurch earthquake, New Zealand Post label attached explaining that mail could not be retrieved until April 12 due to CBD cordons, fine condition. Advertising Covers Collection attractively presented on exhibit pages mostly with meter cancels with Fowlers Vacola 196061 x3; McKay Massey Harris x2 including 1935 with printed advertising ‘SUNSHINE FARM IMPLEMENTS/WORK WELL AND LAST LONG’ repeated in the slogan cancel; Avondale Stud (Boisdale, Vic) 1955 with Guernsey Cow illustration; Metters 1937 x2 with Furnace illustration with 1d meter paying unsealed rate or Gas Stove ilustration (cover damaged) with 2d meter paying sealed rate; Mortein 1934 Running Dog illustration window envelope with ‘PAID AT SURRY HILLS/NSW’ cds; MGM 1964 ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’ ship illustration; also decimal covers plus modern advertising postcards & an array of lesser items loose; condition generally fine. Popular collecting area. Decimal Unsealed Greetings Card Rate Covers mostly solo frankings [1] to Hong Kong 1982 with 40c Aboriginal Culture, 1986 with 40c Fish, 1986 with 50c Fish (not tied); [2] to Holland 1983 with 50c Possum P14 and 1986 with 50c Nudibranch; [3] to UK x5 including 1970 with 10c Oil & Gas pair, 1976 with 40c Olympic Cycling + 10c Gem & 1981 with 35c Bower Bird Solo; condition variable. (10)

ex 1630

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$280

$130

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KGV-QEII Pre-Decimal Selection predominantly airmail to UK with better items including 1952 with KGVI 1/0½d, 2½d Chocolate & 9d Platypus and TAA airmail label, 1953 with 2/- Tasmania Sesqui solo, 1957 to Burma with 2/- Crocodile, 1959 Gair’s Melbourne (household goods) advertising cover, 1959 with 3/- Flower solo (overpaid), 1962 surface to Hungary with 1/Colombo Plan solo (overpaid), 1965 to India with 1/6d Galah solo; also 1934 MacRobertson Air Race KLM Holland-Australia flight cover AAMC #444 (Cat $80) and 1963 philatelic ship mail cover with AAT 5d Mawson tied by ‘TABITUEA/ELLICE ISLANDS’ cds and MV TULAGI cachet in violet; mixed condition. (48) AUSTRALIA | Georgian Head Issues | Stamps on Cover Perforated ‘OS’ Selection including NSW 1921 Governtment Printers postcard with 1½d brown, 1923 with 1½d green perf ‘OS/ 1631 * NSW’, SA 1924 Attorney-General’s Office to USA with 1½d green x2, WA Office of Titles registered 1925 to Maylands (backstamp) redirected to Mt Lawley with Single Wmk 1½d & 3d and 1928 with SMult 1½d P13½x12½ strip of 3, plus two other items. (7)

1630

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AUSTRALIA | Postal History Selection of Mostly Decimal Solo Frankings including [1] 1966 15c Galah to India, 1968 Intelsat to England, 1969 15c Timber 1632 * (on PPC) to Switzerland, 1971 30c Cook to Luxembourg, 1974 30c Possum to England (tied by Adelaide Royal Visit slogan cancel), 1977 45c Silver Jubilee to UK, 1981 40c Wren to England; [2] Woomera 1968 Europa Rocket covers to Singapore x3; [3] 1968 & 1972 contrived decimal/pre-decimal combination covers; [4] 1974-85 Paquebot covers x4; plus 2 other items, condition variable. (18) AUSTRALIA | First Flight Covers 1633 * 1914 Melbourne-Sydney Guillaux PPC AAMC#3 with a photo of Maurice Guillaux on the reverse, franked 1d Roo tied by ‘AUSTRALIAN/MELBOURNE/16-JL-1914/VIC/AERIAL MAIL’ oval datestamp in violet, repaired long tear and damp staining. 1634 * 1917 brown on yellow PPC for Basil Watson’s flight from Casterton (fine ‘20FE17’ cds at lower-left) to Melbourne AAMC #13, KGV 1d red & ½d green tied by oval ‘AUSTRALIAN/MELBOURNE/27FEB1917/VIC/AERIAL POST’ arrival cds, minor adhesion marks at left, very fine overall, Cat $600.

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1919 (Aug 12) Minlaton-Adelaide unsigned & un-numbered illustrated PPC for Capt Harry Butler’s return flight cancelled on arrival with ‘ADELAIDE/AU12/19’ datestamp AAMC #22a, cormer blemishes, Cat $750. 1920 Pals Air Mail Vignette in Red AAMC #51c, fine MUH, Cat $200 as mounted. 1922 (Apr 18) cover to Geelong with KGV 2d red & Herald and Weekly Times vignette tied by ‘MELBOURNE/20/18AP/22’ cds, ‘JC KING/BARWON SOAP WORKS/GEELONG’ printed address on flap, some staining, Cat $1,500.

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1932 England - Australia (Jan 7) delayed Christmas flight to Sydney, signed by Kingsford Smith and GU Allan, with enclosed leaflet printed for the flight. 1934 New Zealand - Australia [1] 1934 (Mar 29) registered NZ to Australia on special blue on white cover; [2] 1934 (Apr 6) Adelaide - NZ - Melbourne on black on cream cover; [3] 1934 (Apr 9) Sydney - NZ - Sydney long red & black on white cover, addressed to Ulm. Signed by Ulm, Allen & Boulton. Includes note about this being 101 of 300 special envelopes. 1934 Australia - Switzerland registered cover flown on First Regular Service to England, unclaimed and returned to Melbourne. Stamps are 4d olive KGV, 6d sepia Kingsford Smith & 1/6d Hermes.

1644

$360 $150

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1929 Sydney - Brisbane registered cover for ANA flight, AAMC #148, Cat $250, backstamped Brisbane 2JA30, rare. 1931 Darwin - England 1931 (Apr 26) Darwin on special long blue on white cover, includes letter on First England-Australia Air Mail letterhead paper. 1931 Francis C Chichester envelope addressed to Nagasaki, picked up from Thursday Island postmarked July 7, backstamp transit Manila machine slogan. Japan arrival backstamp alongside Chichester signature attesting to this being ‘7 of only 145 carried. . .’ and noting the abandonment of his flight due to ‘total wreck there of my plane’. AAMC #210, Cat $525. 1932 First Flight cover flown Calcutta-Rangoon, carried by Bertram on his ‘Atlantis Expedition’, white vignette affixed, propeller cachet in blue & circular Atlantis/Ichapur handstamp in violet, signed by Stephen Smith on reverse. AAMC #244a, Cat $650. Very rare with only 75 flown.

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1934 Australia - Yugoslavia registered cover flown on First Regular Service to England, unclaimed and returned to Melbourne. Stamps are 3d Airmail, 6d sepia Kingsford Smith ‘OS’ & 1/6d Hermes. 1934 Australia - France registered cover flown on First Regular Service to England, unclaimed and returned to Melbourne. Stamps are 3d Airmail x2 & 1/6d Hermes. 1934 Australia - Italy registered cover flown on First Regular Service to England, unclaimed and returned to Melbourne. Stamps are 1d green KGV, 6d sepia Kingsford Smith & 1/6d Hermes.

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1934 Australia - Spain registered cover flown on First Regular Service to England, unclaimed and returned to Melbourne. Stamps are 3d Airmail, 6d sepia Kingsford Smith ‘OS’ & 1/6d Hermes. 1934 Australia - Hungary registered cover flown on First Regular Service to England, unclaimed and returned to Melbourne. Stamps are 9d Macarthur & 1/6d Hermes. 1938 Guba Survey Flight printed cover flown New York-Hollandia-Sydney-Cocos Island (backstamp - Mombassa - New York), signed by pilot Richard Archbold, carried aboard Consolidated flying boat AAMC #867, Cat $1,500. Very rare.

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1940 (Jan 22) KNILM Bali Crash survivor (AAMC #888) which originated in Mass, US, on Dec 29 1939, intended for TransAtlantic route but showing handstamped ‘Insufficiently Prepaid For/Trans-Atlantic Air Mail Service’, and sent westbound, meeting up with ill fated KNILM service departing Batavia Jan 21 1940 for Sydney, very fine strike of handstruck ‘RECOVERED FROM/LOST FLYING BOAT’, trauma consistant with misadventure. Very few covers from this incident emanating from US exist. 1946 Australian National Airways (Sep 15) 7d KGVI Air Letter with printed ‘TRANS-PACIFIC AIR SERVICE/AUSTRALIACANADA’ in blue, flight cachet in violet, Vancouver arrival backstamp, AAMC #1066a, Cat $400. Only 100 flown. AAMC #1066a, Cat $400.

$380 $225

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1947 Rabaul - Sydney return flight cover franked with 5½d Emu, bearing blue & black ‘Re-opening Flight!/[plane & map]/ RABAUL/SYDNEY/QANTAS/EMPIRE AIRWAYS’ vignette affixed, AAMC #1092, Cat $100++, signed by pilot “J. Bonnington”. 1949-74 Variety including 5x 1960s Woomera launch types noting 1967 (Dec 6) AAMC #R108, 4x 1974 FAI Conference P. Vizzard balloon flights AAMC #B13, 1971 (Aug 31) RAAF Golden Jubilee x2 and Battle Honours special envs with 6c and RAAF Point Cook cds, exhibition types incl 1972 ANPEX signed hovercraft mail, several FF’s from 1949 (July 22) Sydney to Vancouver AAMC #1222 and including QANTAS, BOAC, TEAL, plus some commemorative oddments. Mainly fine, min cat (just the flight covers) $375. (24) 1954 Belfast Crash (Mar 12) cover to Switzerland with Arms £1, 10/-, 5/- pair & single & 1/- Small Lyrebird tied by GPO Sydney Air ‘12MR54’ datestamp, fine boxed ‘SALVAGED MAIL/AIRCRAFT CRASH/SINGAPORE 13.3.1954’ handstamp, the cover somewhat reduced by peripheral charring & adhered to reinforcing card with tape. [Believed to be highest franked Australian cover surviving from the Belfast crash, the £2/6/- franking paying the 2/- per ½oz airmail rate x23]

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1969 London to Sydney Air Race selection of competitor-flown Brander covers comprising RP Bennett competitor #9, Kentleys #21 (pencil notation on reverse “2 carried”), Hector Taylor #28, GH Horton #43, GJ Dunster #49, all were posted to Brander on arrival in Australia between 4th and 14th January. Rare as only between two and five covers were carried by most of the competitors. (5) AUSTRALIA | Military & Censor Mail 1657 L Australian Imperial Forces Postal History 1914-18, Plus the Supplement by B. Emery, FRPSL, FSPH, published by B. Emery (1983) and Supplement (1988), Book 1 343pp, Supplement 193pp, both books have been signed by the author. 1658 * 1914-1960s Collection mainly on torn piece and stamps but with a few covers. Basically a starter collection with the odd nice item, such as 1953 rubber Naval Post Office Nowra on registered piece, 1946 Victoria, Labuan on piece. Covers include 1944 watercolour & ink Piper, 1945 illustrated airmail cover from Morotai & 1942 US censored air cover from Melbourne? to USA. 1941-71 Covers incl [1] 1941 ‘MIL.PO/SEYMOUR No. 17’ registration label and cds on opened out cover to Melbourne, [2] 1659 * ‘AUST FPO/15DE42/152’ on registered cover to NSW’ with ‘MIL PO RUTHERFORD’, ‘TPO 1 NTH WEST’, ‘WEST MAITLAND’ & ‘MALABAR’ cds on reverse, [3] Vietnam 1967-71 covers (3) from AFPO 1 (1) or 4 (2, one a machine cancel). Mixed condition. (5) *

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1960s-90s Vietnam to Namibia group of covers, tags etc with 1968 mail bag tag to AFPO 2, Ubon Thailand, 1970 parcel bag tag to AFPO 5 Phan Rang, 1986 Hobart Freedom of City signed cover, 1980s Sinai covers, cancelled (unaddressed) NZ V force covers with Australian stamps, 1990 Namibia last day cover. (23 items) 1661 * 1965 (June 8) shipmail cover to Austria sent from on board HMAS Vendetta with large oval ‘HMAS VENDETTA/8/JUN/1965/ COMMANDING OFFICER’ handstamp in violet, Malayan Federation 30c Rubber Research Conference tied by Sydney ‘17JNE1965’ slogan cancel, fine condition. [HMAS Vendetta was involved withdeterrence patrols during the 1965-66 IndonesiaMalaysia Confrontation] AUSTRALIA | Military - World War I Period Egypt : 1916 2 OAS covers & a front with ‘MILITARY RECREATION/FREE/....../E’, ‘A,I,F,/Passed by Censor No___/’ with “B” 1662 * DETAIL/ZEITOUN’ cachet alongside, ‘CENSORED BY/No.Aust. Imp.Force Intermediate Base’ cachet in green and faint AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE/NO/STAMPS/AVAILABLE/1.A.A.P.C./ON SERVICE cachet. Mixed condition. (3) Egypt : 1916 PPC from ‘ISMALIA’ to Australia with ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/INDIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE/88’, Indian type 1663 * ‘FPO/No 29’ cds and Hobart Censor cachet, also cover (flap fault) from ISMALIA bearing no censor markings, plus 1919 (July) PPC with poor strike of ‘ARMY POST OFFICE/SZ22’ (no censor marking as war had ended), all with mss “On Active Service” or “OAS”. (3) 1660

$200

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Egypt : 1916 PPCs x2 to S. Aust, both with ‘INTERBASE P.O./CAIRO’ cds, one with boxed A.I.F./PASSED BY CENSOR’ and poor strike of ‘9th LIGHT HORSE RGT/A.I.F.’ handstamp, the other with ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/INDIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE/125/E’ circular cachet in violet. 1665 * Egypt : 1916 PPCs x3 to Australia with triangular ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/(Crown)/No. 3257’ (8th Infantry Brigade), & ‘FIELD POST OFFICE/AN8’ alongside, ‘No. 3274’ & ‘FPO/A.N.13’( 13th Infantry Brigade) & ‘No.3725’ & FPO/159. (3) AUSTRALIA | Military - World War II Period 1666 * 1942 unstamped inwards cover from from Pachino (Siracuse) Sicily to an Italian POW, addressed to “POW CHIEF POSTAL CENTRE/MELBOURNE” with ‘POW LABOUR DETACHMENT/YANCO NSW’ & ‘Not known at Hay’ handstamps in violet, signed & witnessed typed chit attached stating ‘THIS LETTER IS NOT MINE/AND I REFUSE TO ACCEPT/AS MINE’, returned to Italy with Posta Estero (foreign mail) backstamp, Italian & Australian censor tape. Most unusual. *

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1943 (Jun 13) Censored cover from A.I.F. FIELD P.O./51 (Mingenew, WA) to Melbourne with superb black and white cartoon (by unknown illustrator) on reverse. Minor blemishes. New Guinea Aitape/Wewak area registered selection comprising ‘A.I.F. FIELD P.O.’ 21 and 24, ‘AUST F.P.O.’ 156 and 173 1668 * (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) 1669 * 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. Tobruk group of 8 air covers from FPOs 34, 35 & 36, various censor handstamps, from multiple senders. Priced to sell several 1670 * years ago for over $300. Handy selection. Western Australia 1941 (Dec 2) stampless cover to Red Cross in Geneva with very fine ‘Services Prisoners/of war.Camp No 1671 * 11’ handstamp used at Harvey Camp & very fine boxed ‘RISPONDETE A/SCRIVETE CHIARO/GPO BOX P1218/...’ cachet on reverse, censor handstamp & tape, fine condition. AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES 1672 **/U 1947-2001 mixed variety MUH (ex noted) on hagners with [1] AAT from 1957 £sd set of 7 and first dec set of 11 with FV c$56 (141 stamps); [2] Cocos Is quite sparse 1969 and 1976 sets of 12 SG #8-31 only; [3] Christmas Is a bit better from 1963 set of 10 and 1968-70 Fish set of 12 (47 stamps); [4] Norfolk Is 1947-70 fine used/CTO collection with issues to 1966 cat £110+ (130 stamps); [5] Fiji 1946 Victory/Peace sets x18 in large multiples (some small faults). (375+) 1673 **V 1963-65 three different presentation folders with original envelopes (two stamped TERRITORAL/SPECIMEN SET in violet), containing SPECIMEN opts and CTO values housed in cellophane pockets comprising [1] folder inscribed in black & red containing Christmas Island 1958 set, Nauru 1954 set, Norfolk Island 1960-62 to 10/- Bird SPECIMEN, Fish 5 values to 1/6d, PNG 13 values incl 10/- Rabaul and £1 QE SPECIMEN; [2] similar folder additionally handstamped in red Territory of Christmas Island containing Christmas Island 1958 set, Nauru 1954 set, Norfolk Island 15 values incl 1953 5/-, 1961 10/- Bird opt ‘SPECIMEN’, PNG 18 values including 1952 10/- Map & £1 brown opt ‘SPECIMEN’; [3] cover inscribed in black housed in glassine pockets containing Christmas Island 1963 set, Nauru 1954 set, Norfolk Island 17 values incl 10/- Bird SPECIMEN, PNG 12 values incl £1 QE and 10/- Bird opt SPECIMEN, also incl roneoed apology note from PMG stating that 6d, 8d & 1/- PNG cannot be supplied in this folder. Scarce trio. (3) AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY | Collections and Miscellaneous Groupings 1674 ** 1957-61 Pre-Decimal Complete Sheets 1957 2/- blue sheet of 60, 1961 5d blue sheet of 120 with Re-entry left side [R1-2/5] & 5d Mawson sheet of 120, odd selvedge blemish, MUH, BW Cat $1,365. (3 sheets). *

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1970 (Nov 10) registered airmail cover to Israel with attractive philatelic franking, handstamped ‘Inspected/and Safe for/ Transmission’ with ‘POSTMASTER/COCOS(KEELING) ISLANDS AUST’ handstamp in violet beneath (& signed), green customs label & Jerusalem arrival backstamp. Accompanied a photocopy of PMG’s Department notice stating “Following explosions in aircraft carrying mail to Israel security aspects of acceptance of airmail to that country are being strengthened...”. Rare anti-terrorism mail. (2) 1970 (Nov 10) registered airmail cover to Israel with attractive philatelic franking, handstamped ‘Inspected/and Safe for/ 1680 * Transmission’ with ‘POSTMASTER/COCOS(KEELING) ISLANDS AUST’ handstamp in violet beneath (& signed), green customs label & Jerusalem arrival backstamp. Accompanied a photocopy of PMG’s Department notice stating “Following explosions in aircraft carrying mail to Israel security aspects of acceptance of airmail to that country are being strengthened...”. Rare anti-terrorism mail. NAURU | Collections and Miscellaneous Groupings 1681 */**/ 1916-80s Accumulation in 32 page stockbook incl few opts to 5d (3), 1924-48 Ships (14, to 1/- mint & 2/6d-10/- no gum), 195465 Picts (6 sets, 3 used), 1966 Pictorials (4 sets), 1968 Opts (5 sets), 1978 Surcharges (4 sets plus 2 ‘black prints’), 1978-79 Pictorials (7 sets), numerous later issues mostly 4 or 5 sets of each, also few used issues. Generally fine with most stamps MNH. (100s)

$150

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1916-23 Seahorses DLR Printing 5/- bright carmine block of 4, SG #22, aged gum, two unit MUH, well centred. 1916-23 Seahorses DLR Printing 5/- bright carmine two distinct shades, SG #22, lightly aged gum.

1916-23 Seahorses DLR Printing 10/- pale blue marginal block of 4, SG #23, aged gum, tone spot on one unit, two unit MUH, well centred.

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1916-23 Seahorses DLR Printing 10/- deep bright blue, SG #23d, hinge remains, Cat £500. 1916-23 Seahorses DLR Printing 10/- deep bright blue, SG #23d, no gum.

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ex 1688 1690 1688 * 1937-48 Ships White Paper set of 14 with ½d P14. SG #26B-39B, Cat £180, very lightly mounted. NORFOLK ISLAND 1689 V 1956 2d Reddish Violet White Paper SG #4a. Very fine well-centred cds, Cat £180. Key value. NORFOLK ISLAND | First Day Covers 1958 Surcharges 7d & 8d tied by fine Norfolk Island ‘1JY58’ datestamp to illustrated FDC with typed address, trivial toning. The 1690 * scarcest of all Norfolk Is FDCs.

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$100 $120

1693

NORFOLK ISLAND | Postal History 1947-68 Covers Group comprising 1947-48 x3 with 5½d frankings and 1959 (?) with 10d franking & ‘LATE FEE’ handstamp 1691 * all addressed to Bradley Bros in Sydney; also 1968 Registered to New Zealand with 20c Petrel and 1c & 3c Ships; mixed condition. (5) NEW GUINEA | German (Deutsch) New Guinea | Postal History 1900 (Aug 6) stampless cover to ‘KIEL’ (backstamp) with two strikes of ‘KAIS/DEUTSCHE/MARINE-/SCHIFFSPOST/No 7/6 8/ 1692 * 00’ cds (one very fine) and ‘Kommando/SMS Möwe’ cachet, largely fine ‘KAISERLICHE MARINE/[arms]/COMMANDO SM AVISO MOWE’ cachet across the flap. 1693 PS 1902 Inwards German 10pf Postal Card originally sent to an unknown address (covered up) in New Orleans then redirected to Herbertshöe via San Francisco & Honolulu (US 2c applied for redirection fee), forwarded again to German Consul in Brisbane and then to Nerang where it was finally returned back to Potsdam via the German Consulate General in Sydney (NSW ½d & 1d applied for redirection fee). A fascinating example of the efforts taken to deliver the postcard.

1694

$120

$180

$240

$250

1695

1912 (Feb 2) use of German 3pf on 2pf Postal Card (HG #85) uprated with 3pf Germania, cancelled with ‘HERBERTSHÖHE/ DEUTSCH-/NEW-GUINEA/2/2/12’. Staple holes at top suggest that this was used as some form of AR card. Minor tone spots, quite unusual. 1913 (Nov 17) use of 30pf Yacht on registered cover cancelled at Rabaul. From Curt A. Schultze, Lebrechtshot, Kawieng to Hildesheim and then redirected to Bremen, boxed ‘Porto’ on face.

$180 $180


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1697

NEW GUINEA | Australian Stamps Used in New Guinea 1696 * 1914 (Oct 22) cover to Brisbane with 1d Roo tied by very fine strike of two-line ‘-*RABAUL*-/*Oct 22 1914*’ datestamp in violet (Powell #49b), faint ‘T2’-in oval tax marking, black/white ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape, Sydney machine transit backstamp, opened on two sides with some edge blemishes. 1697 F 1914 2d grey Kangaroo 1st watermark perf small ‘OS’ (BW #5bc) light soiling, tied to small piece by violet rubber handstamp ‘RABAUL/NOV 2 1914’ as Powell #49c (leaf ornament and star front and back of ‘RABAUL’, asterisk after ‘1914’).

1698

1699

*

*

$750 $200

1915 commercial cover to Sydney endorsed in manuscript at top-left “From Senior Missionary/Joh Flierl Finschhafen/New Giunea, via Rabaul” with rare franking of Kangaroo perf Small ‘OS’ ½d block of 4 & single tied by poor strikes of defaced court seal of Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen (Powell #21), oval ‘CENSORED BY/DISTRICT OFFICER/WM OGILVY’ cachet plus scarce seriffed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR’ handstamp (without hyphens) x2 all in violet, backflap removed. An impressive cover. Ex Stuart Leven. [A disfiguring ‘PASSED CENSOR RABAUL’ label which had been affixed to the face was removed before being offered at a 2009 Melbourne auction. The label is included with this lot]

$3,000

1916 (Feb 24) cover with perf Small ‘OS’ 2d, 1d Die IIA pair (left-hand unit Plate K flaw White flaw below first ‘A’ of ‘AUSTRALIA’ [L36] BW #4(K)d - advanced state) & single all tied by ‘MADANG/24FE16’ cds, paying double rate to cover to Holland (Rotterdam backstamp), endorsed at top “Letter for enemy country enclosed”, sender’s Finschhafen address on the flap, boxed ‘PASSED BY/CENSOR SD’ handstamp in red, original letter enclosed plus typed transcript, fine condition.

$2,500


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ex 1701 1702

NEW GUINEA | ‘N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS’ Overprints | Collections and Miscellaneous Groupings 1700 Forgeries comprising [1] First Wmk 2d overprint forged; [2] Third Wmk 6d brown with forged Inverted overprint unused with BPA negative certificate, [3] 9d violet with forged overprint & postmark; interesting refernce group. 1701 * Selection fresh and reasonably well-centred overall comprising [1] 1915-16 Kangaroos all Type(a) with 1st wmk 2d grey, 2nd wmk 6d ultra x2, 3rd wmk 2/- brown Watermark inverted; [2] KGV ½d Green 1915 single wmk Type (c), 1919 LM wmk. Clean lot, retail c$180. (6) NEW GUINEA | ‘N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS’ Overprints 1702 D 1915-16 Kangaroos 1st Wmk SG #73 abc strip tied to piece by Rabaul ‘11SE15’ datestamp, German-type registration label, Cat £195+. 1703 V 1915-16 Kangaroos 1st Wmk SG #76 Broken right side of ‘W’ of Overprint (unit 23), very well centred, Herbertshöhe datestamp.

1704 V 1705 ** 1706 F 1707 * 1708 * 1709 ** 1710 ** 1711 F

$85 $240 $75

1706

1704

1708

$160

1709

1710

1711

1915-16 Kangaroos 1st Wmk 9d Violet Die II SG #79 Type b, excellent centring, very fine Herbertshöhe cds, premium example. 1915-16 Kangaroos 1st Wmk 1/- Roo Die II SG #81 Type a strip of 3, right-hand unit with a few nibbed perfs, very well centred, MUH, Cat £180++. 1915-16 Kangaroos 1st Wmk 10/- grey & pink (a), SG #84, very fine used, SG 84, Rabaul cds, Retail $275. 1915-16 Kangaroos 1st Wmk 10/- grey & pink abc strip of 3, middle unit with Broken coast near Sydney and white flaw after I of AUSTRALIA [#47(D)j], SG #84, Retail $900+, all units affected by some toning. 1915-16 Kangaroos 1st Wmk 10/- grey & pink (b) with Broken coast near Sydney and white flaw after I of AUSTRALIA [#47(D)j], SG #84, Retail $225+. 1918-23 Kangaroos 3rd Wmk Kangaroo 3d olive Die II (b), SG 109a, fresh MUH. Retail $450. 1918-23 Kangaroos 3rd Wmk 3d olive Die II-I horizontal pair SG #109ab, superb and fresh MUH. Retail $1,500. 1918-23 Kangaroos 3rd Wmk 5/- grey & yellow SG #116, Rabaul cds, Retail $175.

$75 $200 $160 $270 $180 $250 $800 $120

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1715 ex 1714 NEW GUINEA | ‘N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS’ Overprints | Official Stamps 1712 F 1918-23 3rd Wmk Kangaroos Perf ‘OS’ 2d grey SG #O6, unusual block of 4 with ‘RABAUL/30MR21’ clear cds strikes. Small perf blemishes, well centred, current retail $500. 1713 U 1918-23 3rd Wmk Kangaroos Perf ‘OS’ 1/- emerald and 2/- brown (damaged corner) SG #O11, O12, unusually both tied to small piece by clear cds strikes ‘MADANG/3SE21/NEW GUINEA’. As loose stamps retail $550. 1714 F 1919-23 KGV New Colours Perf ‘OS’ 1d violet to 4d violet with 2d scarlet horiz pair SG #O17-O20, Cat £267 (retail c$350). Neat cds copies, 2d scarlet and 4d og may be CTO. (5) NEW GUINEA | ‘N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS’ Overprints | Postal History 1916 cover to USA with scarce albeit philatelic franking of Second Wmk Roos 1/- type c & 2/- type c (small corner defect) 1715 * SG#90-91 tied by Herbertshöhe cds, German-type registration label, very fine ‘[crown]/PASSED CENSOR/RABAUL’ oval handstamp in violet, New York arrival backstamps. Second Wmk 2/- is particularly scarce on cover.

1716

*

1919 (Nov 17) Neu Guinea Compagnie Rabaul (Rabaul scored through, Kokopo pencilled in above) cover to Berlin with ½d KGV & 2d Roo tied by ‘KOKOPO/17NO19’ cds ( ‘QUEENSLAND’ removed at base), black/yellow-buff ‘Opened by Censor Rabaul’ tape, & fair strike of oval ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/No 2/AN & MEF’ cachet in violet. Fine and attractive.

$150 $80 $100

$600

$1,500


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ex 1718 part 1719

1717

1924 (Feb 7) cover to Stanmore NSW with 3d Roo Die I SG #109 & KGV 2d rose-scarlet tied by very fine ‘RABAUL/NEW GUINEA’ datestamps, Rabaul Registration handstamp at upper-left, Rabaul, Sydney & Petersham backstamps, cover slightly reduced at base. NEW GUINEA | Mandated Territory Issues 1718 **/*/U 1901-41 with Papua mint and used, some mixed condition with lots of useful values from lower value BNG Lakatois, Papua opts with three large (to 2½d) and few more small (to 2/6d MLH) mostly mint; then good representation mainly more common values (but noting 1931 Huts air 5/- and 10/- SG #147-8 MLH) incl odd ‘OS’ and other opt, Airs, surcharges, page of postmarks (with odd Australia used in), handful NWPI opts. Basis for several collections here, needs inspection. (100s) 1719 ** 1932-34 Undated Birds 2/- dull-lake SG #186, complete sheet of 30 with ‘JOHN ASH’ imprint, fresh MUH, Cat £150++. 1720 * 1932-34 Undated Bird Airs complete set of 16, SG #190-203, Retail $375.

1721

*

1935 Bululo Air Proof The unique sunken die proof of the £5 in violet (the colour of the £2). The back of the die proof card has been separated and is still with the proof, light Stamp Printing Branch handstamp and initials & “21/2/35” on back.

$360

$200 $200 $220

$20,000


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NEW GUINEA | Mandated Territory Issues | Official Stamps 1722 * 1932 Undated Birds complete set of 13, SG #O42-54, Retail $375 for mint. PAPUA 1723 L The FIP Large Gold Medal Collection of British New Guinea and Papua Formed By the Late Peter Troy Prestige hardbound auction catalogue (2009). An important sale.

1724

1725

$220 $15

1916 Colour Trial in chestnut & carmine-pink, affixed to a plain envelope, which has small filing holes from DLR’s record book. The proof is in very fine condition. This is one of the three unique color trials sent by JB Cooke to DLR on 15/3/1916. The centres of the others were in dull grey and black. When sold in auction in 2009 it realised $6,600 RPSL cert (1971). Ex Belknap Rybak and Troy.

$5,500

1916 Essay For New Values 3d die proof of Reading’s essay in black on thin wove paper (62x48mm). Ex Estate of Samuel Reading, Croaker, Blair and Troy. Unique & superb!.

$12,000

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1929-30 ‘AIR MAIL’ overprint on Lakatoi 3d black & blue-green Ash Printing on white paper with variety Overprint double, one albino SG #114aa, superb fresh marginal example pristine MUH, Cat £2,500 for mint hinged, should be double for MUH. RPSL Certificate (2010).

$3,500

part 1727 1727 ** 1728

1729 **

1935 Silver Jubilee 2d, 3d & 5d, sheets of 40 with Ash imprints, 3d & 5d with ‘Accent’ flaw SG #151,152a-53a, odd tone, minor selvedge blemishes, MUH. (120) 1938 British Possession Proof photographic essay for an unadapted design of the 2d. Stamp Printing Branch handstamp on back along with initials and “22/10/37”.

$500

1934 Declaration 1d to 5d set SG #146-49, sheets of 40 with Ash imprints, fine MUH, Retail $3,600 as singles. (160)

$750

$400


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1732 1731

PAPUA | First Flight Covers 1730 * 1935 cover flown Oroville to Daru franked with 3d Air Plane overprint tied by the signature of the officer in the police camp “Cecil Cowley”, pilot signed by “S Campbell”, a type-written and signed endorsement on the reverse, arrival backstamp, AAMC #P95, only 117 flown, Cat $375. PAPUA | Postmarks 1731 D Kokoda: BNG ½d tied to small fragment of OHMS Envelope largely fine strike of ‘ASSISTANT RESIDENT MAGISTRATE KOKODA ND/”1/10/05”‘ datestamp, Lee Type #67 Rated ‘E’. PO 1/7/1905; closed 14/2/1942. PAPUA NEW GUINEA (Australian Stamps) 1951 (24 Dec) Registered: cover with Australia ½d Roo & 1/- Lyrebird tied by bold strike of ‘RELIEF No. 6/PAPUA-N.G.’ cds 1732 * (and also on reverse) alongside red & black registration label No 1 of IHU, with typewritten message ‘IHU Post Office/opened 24/12/51. /(signed)/P.M.’, to Hohoro, Papua. [Garwood/Heward give opening date as 20 Dec 1951.]

$225 $150

$100

ex 1736 ex 1733

ex 1734

ex 1735

PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Collections and Miscellaneous Groupings 1733 U 1952-80 complete on Seven Seas leaves in binder, few later issues, includes Postal Charges, SG D2-14, mostly very fine to superb. (100s) 1734 ** 1952-80 complete on Seven Seas hingeless pages in binder includes Postal Charges SG D2-6, fresh MUH. Retail $800+. (100s) 1735 U 1952-95 Duplicated Selection including 1952-60 Map 10/-, 1963-64 Rabaul 10/-, £1 QE, 1964-65 Birds to 10/-, plus 1967 Pacific War (14 sets), 1969 SPGames (18 sets), 1973 Telecom (8 sets), 1981 Planes (12 sets), 1982 Food (8 sets), 1994-95 21t on 80t Shell (92), etc. All identified and in glassines and priced to sell at $950+. Mostly CTO. (100s) 1736 F 1952-98 on leaves collection mostly fine to very fine used with many CTO or CTO-quality cancels. Pre-decimals and others pre full independence complete SG #1-293 with the odd mint noting 1/7d Cattle top marginal MUH (selvedge hinge). Thereafter not far short of complete (no 1990s provisionals). (100s)

ex 1737 1737 **/F

1738

$100 $250 $160 $125

1739

1987 & 1989 Varieties comprising [1] 1987 70t Spine-Cheeked Anemone Fish MUH Completely imperf variety of SG #542; [2] 1989 20t on 17t Whitebonnet Anemone Fish Surcharge double SG #602a, plus normal, both cds on small piece. (3) PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Booklets 1738 B** 1970 (28 Jan) 70c Booklet with ‘POSTAGE STAMP’ in seriffed type, minor blemishes on cover do not detract. PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Revenues 1739 ** 1988 Stamp Duty Overprint: 20t on 15t Cessna Aircraft, Barefoot #71. Fresh well-centred top marginal cat £300. Barefoot (2008 edition) states “7 known”.

$125 $200 $250


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