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Section 2 begins at 2pm AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General | Collections and Accumulations 620 U B/C All States Accumulation in deluxe European 64-page stockbook mixed condition, heavy duplications with postmark interest from - in order of appearance - Victoria values to 5/- with quantities of lower values and noting Melbourne alphanumeric pmks, TPO’s, BN/duplex types, ‘OS’ and private perfins, odd large Stamp Duty, etc (c430 stamps); NSW includes Stamp Dutys to 10/- 1960s, lots of ‘OS’ opts and some ‘OS/NSW’ perfins, faulty 1897 Charity 1/- x2 and 2/6d, revenues (c460); Queensland with lots of pen-cancelled postal-fiscal low values, few early Chalons, later values to 2/-, odd Railways, very heavy low value duplication (c460); South Australia with few long types otherwise a bit sparse (c100); Western Australia sparse common types (c55); Tasmania from 4d imperf Chalon prob SG #36, pictorials, odd reprint, few tablet types to 10d (c135). Also few Australia postage dues mint/used. Inspection recommended. (c1650) $190 $250 621 */U A/B Selection in good to fine condition comprising [1] Tasmania 1892 QV 2/6d fresh * SG #222 and 10/- fine used SG #224, total retail $150; [2] Victoria 6/- pea-green CTO SG #271 retail $50, plus 1/- blue/blue optd ‘STAMP DUTY’ in black, pen cancel. (4) $60 $80 AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General 622 U A,B Mainly Commonwealth period on covers and large pieces some in DIY albums, odd foreign seen; postmark collector’s remainders. Good entree. (100s) $55 $70 AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General | Revenues 1860-1960s in Small Stockbook: with range of issues, no complete sets. 623 **/U [1] NSW 1965 1d x3, 1868 DLR to £1, KEVII to £1 (pair), including 2 perf large ‘A’, various later issues to 10/- (RIC perfin) and $10. [2] Qld 1866 to 1/-, 1873 to 5/-; 1892 to £1, KEVII to 2/6d. [3] Vic 1934 Tax Installment 8d x5, various QV designs to £2, 1st type SWINE on 1/-, 2/6d, 4/- & 6-. [4] WA 1881 to 1/-, Long Swans to 2/-with 2d perf ‘WS/&Co’. [5] a small group of Customs Duty and 1/- small Lyrebird on complete Parcel Post label. (200+) $115 $150 AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General | Postal Stationery - Wrappers A/B Mounted unused with 624 * [1] South Australia eleven ½d violet ‘NEWSPAPER ONLY’ with three 1882 HG #E1a (one bad tone spots, one without Stop after ONLY), eight 1884-5 ½d different design various sizes HG #E2-3 range, 1889 two 1d green HG #E4; [2] Tasmania four each embossed ½d and 1d different sizes on buff and blue laid paper (some on blue have part large Arms watermark) - these may all be PTPO types; [3] NSW 1½d orange Letter Card HG #A8 [4] Victoria separated 1d + 1d postcard prob HG #A22. Mainly fine. (23) $105 $140 AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General | Postal History A/C 1878-2001 Undelivered Mail all States except Queensland and Victoria (offered separately) includes overseas 625 * (inbound, outbound) and interstate usages with a range of postal markings eg NSW octagonal ‘ADVERTISED/ UNCLAIMED’ and ‘NOT KNOWN BY LETTER/CARRIERS SYDNEY’ on 1878 OHMS mourning envelope, Tasmania 1905 advertising cover of The Tasmanian Coffee and Spice Mills Co. with ‘UNCLAIMED AT/ GLENORCHY’ and backstamp dated DLO’s of Melbourne (carmine) and Tasmania, through to very modern DLO and Return to Sender types. Most from NSW (41), less from SA (8), Tasmania (10), WA (1). Very difficult specialist assembly with great variety. (60) $230 $300 NEW SOUTH WALES | Collections and Accumulations 626 B 1905-58 Franking Stamp of Commercial Branch, 33-35 Eastcheap, EC 30 - 11 - 05 specimen strikes [5] and a specimen tracing of various franking hand stamps, mainly with date endorsements in red and black ink, affixed to a portion of page 46 of an official ledger containing specimens of certifying hand stamps for Official Mails used by NSW Agent-General’s Office for internal/external mails [1905-64] for Great Britain together with reduced size Photostat of original - rare and quite unique. $600 $800 NEW SOUTH WALES | Proofs & Essays 627P W A 1867 4d DLR Plate Proof imperf blocks of 4 in issued colour on ‘4’ wmk paper. $380 $500 628P W A 1867 10d DLR Plate Proof imperf blocks of 4 in issued colour on ‘10’ wmk paper. $380 $500 629P B 1897 Jubilee 1d, 2d & 2½d combined die proof in blue on white surfaced thin card, few edge creases. Very rare. $1150 $1500 NEW SOUTH WALES 630P U A 1850 Sydney Views With Clouds Laid Paper 1d vermilion, four margin example with indistinct barred cancel, very nice, prob SG #14, Cat £450. $230 $300 631P F A 1850 Sydney View 2d Deep Blue Plate III 4 even margins, SG #30, Cat £180, cancelled with very rare 1st BN ‘3’ (B1) of Windsor. $115 $150 632P G A 1850 Sydney Views Bluish to Grey Wove Paper 3d yellow-green SG 42 four margins close to good Cat £225. $112 $140 633P F A 1851-52 Imperf Laureates No Wmk Thick Yellowish Paper 1d carmine pair SG 44, margins close to large attractive pair. $160 $200 634P G A - 1d carmine, 4-margins (1 close), SG #44, Cat £225, cancelled with ‘55’ BN of Newcastle. $135 $180 635P F A1854-59 Imperf Large Diadems Wmk Double-Lined Numeral 8d golden-yellow, four even margins, dumb barred cancel SG #97, Cat £1400, couple ofvery minor faults. Very difficult stamp - in our Auction #2 a 3-margin example realised $750 plus premium. POR in most lists. $525 $700 636P F A - 1/- rosy-vermilion, 4 good margins, SG 99. $96 $120 637P F A 1856-59 Imperf Registered No Wmk Yellowish Paper (6d) vermilion & Prussian blue 4-margins, SG #102, Cat £170, cancelled with ‘69’ (A2) rays (2a) of Murrundi. $100 $135 638P **/* AA 1867-93 DLR Wmk Single-Lined Numeral 10d lilac P10 block of 4, SG #206a. $95 $125 639P * A B2 1882-97 Wmk 2nd Crown/NSW 9d on 10d red-brown, with double surcharge, SG #236dca, Cat £250. $170 $225 640P V A C2 1885-86 Fiscals Optd ‘POSTAGE’ in Blue £1 rose-lilac & claret P12x10, SG #242, Cat £2,500, an extremely rare stamp with only 100 believed to have been issued. It is cancelled with an old but apparently non-contemporaneous CTO-style GPO datestamp. Ceremuga certificate. $750 $1000 641P ** A/A- 1891 Small Diadem Wmk Single-Lined 10 3d green block of 30 (5x6) from base of the sheet, SG #269, Cat £360++, few minor tonespots, virtually full o.g. with only one unit being lightly mounted. $260 $350 642P **/* A A1 1897-99 Chalk-Surfaced Paper Wmk 2nd Crown/NSW Perf 12x11 9d on 10d dull brown perf 12x11½ block of 4 (1**) SG 309. $85 $110


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1902-03 Chalk-Surfaced Paper Wmk 3rd Crown/NSW Perf 12x11½ 9d on 10d P12x11½ Control No 5 BRC marginal block of 8, SG #322 BW #N46zc. NEW SOUTH WALES | Official Stamps 644P **/* A/A- 1891 Specimens Type 16a; 9d on 10d P10, 3d Diadem P10 x2 & 1d to 1/- Centenial P11x12 (6d P12), SG #O11s,24s,39-44s, Cat £330. (9) 645P F A B1 1882-85 Wmk 2nd Crown/NSW Opt ‘O1’ 4d dark brown P12, SG #O27a, Cat £150. 646P **/* A/B 1891 Surcharges 7 sets ( less one ½d) all overprinted ‘Specimen’ Type 16a in blue, mounted on pages with several pairs, various varieties noted, SG #O55-7s, Cat £840+. (20) 647P **/* A A1 1892 ½d Grey P11x12 block of 4 (3**) top left unit with part O of ‘OS’ missing, SG 058a. NEW SOUTH WALES | Postal Stationery 648P *** A/A- 1888 Officials: overprinted ‘OS’ and ‘SPECIMEN’ Type 4; 1d Centennial cream paper with pointed flap HG #DB4, 1d Centennial white paper with rounded flap HG #DB4a, 2d Centennial cream paper with rounded flap (stuck down) HG #DB5var & 1d Centennial Postcal Card stratight heading on cream paper HG #D4. Plus 1d Centennial ‘OS’ in Die white paper with pointed flap and red seal HG #DB8a. (5) NEW SOUTH WALES | Postal Stationery - Envelopes (Official) A1895 Penalty Envelopes OHMS Envelope 229x102mm, addressed ‘From/The Board of Health’ with admonition in 649P *** the top right beginning ‘This envelope can only be lawfully used/by Government Departments ...’, small tear at base, apparently unused and quite rare. B 1892 Department of Public Instruction Registered Letters Three long On Her Majesty’s Service Registration 650P * Envelopes with Seals on flap to The Cashier in Sydney from different Public Schools [1] from Newbridge 1893(Aug 12) 5d env HG #DC1a; [2] from Watson’s Bay 1894(Feb 28) 5d env HG #DC1b; [3] from Teralba 1892(June 21) 6d env HG #DC3b. Each has been folded, has peripheral faults (some reinforced), light foxed, two have removable pencil notations. (3) NEW SOUTH WALES | Pictorial Envelopes 651P *** A1920(C.) Wylie’s Surf Bath Coogee - two envelopes with different scenes in the TLC. Rare. NEW SOUTH WALES | Postal History A1852 stampless cover from Sydney to Edinburgh endorsed “by the Kate”, rated “3” in red, cancelled with poor 652P *F Sydney Ship Letter of JA&9/1852, Edinburgh arrival of ‘MAY/F 1 M/1852’ (A2). 1855 use of 2d Plate II Laureate [pos 34] & Victoria 6d Woodblock, both 4-margins, with illegible cancel, on piece, 653P *DG A unframed ‘G.P.O/FE14/1855/ADELAIDE S.A.’ (B1) arrival alongside, 2001 Briefmarkenprüfstelle Basel certificate. [Cross Border Posts were introduced in 1854 and are rare. The 2d paid the inland rate in NSW & the 6d paid the inter-colonial rate from Victoria to South Australia. The stamps were cancelled when they were delivered to a Victorian PO.] 654P * A 1865 local cover with city rate 1d tied by ‘JU22/1865/SYDNEY’ cancel, nice local rate cover. A1890-1918 Official Mail Selection with optd ‘OS’ (2d) or perf ‘OS/NSW’ 1d (4) and 2d (2), the first of 1890 detailing 655 *F contribution required for 1582 sheep under Diseases in Sheep Act of 1866, others (1905-10) mostly to farmer at Pomanara, two with receipts for land lease, backstamps include OBLEY, SALLY’S FLAT and WAUGOOLA, also 1898 Government House Sydney inscribed envelope to Double Bay, and 1918 use ‘Penalty’ envelope, generally good condition. (9) B 1906 Grainger & Falkiner Ltd cover with large portion of back covered with advert showing the shop in dark blue656P *F green, 1d Arms cancelled with light ‘SINGLETON/MY2/1906/N.S.W’ (C2), small closed tear at top & a couple of tears to backflap, all repaired with transparent paper. 657P *F A 1907 illustrated advertising cover to USA for The Meadowbank Manufacturing Company with illustration of Best Stump Jump Plough Made with 1d Arms pair tied by Granville cds 29JA 07 with NSW T 5 handstamp and US Charge to collect 2 cents handstamp at left, fine Advertising and Tax cover. A+ 1908 (Apr) cover from Wagga Wagga with 2d Jubilee tied by duplex ‘49’ addressed to U.S.A. with boxed ‘DEF 5/ 658P * FINE 5} 10 CENTIMES’ short-payment handstamp; ‘CHICAGO DUE 2 CENTS’ duplex on front & INDIANAPOLIS arrival backstamp (May 12). A1909 use of 1d Arms perf ‘ME’ on a fine TH Mate & Co PPC with a picture of the store in Dean Street Albury, light 659P *F Tallandoon arrival. Light corner crease. Tied perfins are rare. NEW SOUTH WALES | Numerals 660P S A A2 61: rays (3a) on 1864 2d DLR. [Rated PPPP - the first offered by us.] Allocated to Gresford-PO 1/1/1841. 661P S A A2 93: mss “93”, over-writing an illegible cancel, on 1882 1d DLR. [Rated PPPP - the only copy recorded.] Allocated to Gerringong-PO 1/4/1857.

NEW SOUTH WALES | Datestamps | Collections and Accumulations A/B 1930s-90s Aberdare-Young Collection of cds cancels on covers/stationery, largely commercial, appear generally 662 * good strikes, many scarcer types, stated to be all different. Useful starter collection. (c.1050) A/B 1960s-90s Paid Datestamps and machine cancels on covers, appear generally good strikes, stated to be all 663 * different. (135) 664 D A/B A-L Selection in large stockbook, little or no duplication and mostly on piece from 1d red KGV to 1980s. (c.1600) 665P DS A/B Collection small range of NSW numeral cancels, didn’t notice anything special, selection of generally common NSW datestamps on KGV commemoratives. (100s) 666 U A/B Commonwealth Period on/off paper KGV period to modern era, huge variety, bargain entree. (1000’s) NORTHERN TERRITORY | Postal History 667P *F A 1912 use of 1d black Coronation Card (ASC #P4) with the unframed Prince of Wales picture, cancelled with 28mm squared-circle ‘ALICE SPRIN[GS]/?/12/S_A’ (A2) to Germany. The message appears to be in Aranda (the language of the Arunta people), suggesting strongly that it has been written by one of the aboriginal residents at Hermannsberg to one of the Lutheran staff members who has returned to Germany. As such this is an extraordinary item as we have never heard of any letters written in a native language this early in the 20c Century. NORTHERN TERRITORY | Collections and Accumulations 668 F A/B 1930s-90s selection of mostly datestamps, also few slogans, meters, etc, stated to be all different. Useful lot. (c.330) 669 F A/B - Shoebox of mostly datestamps on cover, appear all different. (c.190) NORTHERN TERRITORY A Alice Springs: annotated pages including fine 1881 cds (rated RR) on 1d pair, 1944 OHMS airmail, 1950 PPC at 670P * 2d rate to UK, 1981 OHMS with the cds in red-violet, etc, condition generally good. (24 covers etc) PO 1/1/1878. 671 * A A2 - annotated page with 25mm squared circles, 1892 on 2d orange, 1903 on 3d Long Tom & 1905 on Shirelaw front. . (3)

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- annotated page with 29mm Type 4 datestamp. ½d green KGV & 1½d brown KGV both with part strikes of 1920 & 1921 respectively and attractive 1935 Howard Johnson cover with 2d & 3d Jubilee with ornate script handstamp on blue provisional registration label. Darwin: study of datestamps on annotated page. Including ‘PORT DARWIN NT/SA’ cds on 1892 Postal Card & 1893 Wrapper, Port Darwin squared-circle, 1925 to USA with red registration label, a number 1930s commercial airmail covers, 1937 cover with ‘JH BROGAN/THE BIKE HOUSE/DARWIN’ imprint, 1938 Empire Airmail from GB with ‘UNCLAIMED’ handstamp etc, condition variable. (37 covers etc). Renamed from Port Darwin PO 1/1/1911; closed 19/3/1942.

Palmerston (2): ‘184’ DN on 1869 1/- brown on annotated page. PO c.1869; renamed Port Darwin PO c.1877. Port Darwin: 2 annotated pages on the 26½ mm squared-circle, including a lovely very early coloured PPC of Palmerston Aborigines used on NO12/00 (ERD), to Germany via Hong Kong and 1905 use of Eastern & Australian Steamship Co lettercard to England with coloured view of ‘ROAD IN KOBÉ’, mailed on board the SS Empire. Renamed from Palmerston PO c.1877; renamed Darwin PO 1/1/1911.

QUEENSLAND | Collections and Accumulations 676P */U A/C 1900-60 Stamps and Covers [1] 1d 4-corners x47 (in blocks - many faults) [2] 1950 & 60s paid datestamps x5 [3] wrappers x4 & lettercard [4] Qld Centenary on Sigma FDC, attractive 1951 Lindeman Island advertising cover, plus two other covers. 677 * A/B 1930s-90s Abergowrie-Yungaburra Collection of cds cancels on covers/stationery, largely commercial, appear generally good strikes, many scarcer types, stated to be all different. (c.570) 678 A/B 1960s-90s Paid Datestamps machine cancels on covers, mostly 1960s, A-Y range, appear generally good strikes, stated to be all different (including date formats). (100) QUEENSLAND | Proofs & Essays 679P W A 1874(c.) 2d Plate II Colour Proof imperf pair of SG #75. 680P * A 1882-91 Sideface 1d vermilion-red proof pair on gummed wmk 2nd Crown/Q, fine. 681P W A 1890-94 Lined Oval ½d blue-green imperf plate proof horizontal pair on ungummed watermarked paper. 682P W A C2 1895-96 Void Oval ½d blue-green roughly perfed proof on ungummed thick unwatermarked paper. QUEENSLAND 683P U A 1860 Imperf Small Chalon 6d green, good-to-large margins all 4 sides; attractive Rays ‘96’ cancel of MARYBOROUGH, complete with RPS [2007] certificate, SG #3 Cat £800 684P V A- 6d green 3½-margins, SG #3, Cat £800, small tear at left detracts little from generally lovely appearance. 685P * A B1 1860-61 Small Chalon Wmk Small Star Clean-Cut Perf 14 At Somerset House 2d blue, SG #13, Cat £450, part o.g. 686P F A/A- - mounted used selection 1d x3 & 2d x9 (incl pair and strip of 3), SG #13-4, Cat £630, generally fine. (12) 687P W A1860-61 Small Chalon Wmk Small Star Rough Perf 14-16 1d carmine-rose pair, SG #14, Cat £160, no gum, a few stained perfs. 688 W A- B2 1862-67 Small Chalon Thick Toned Paper, No Wmk Rough Perf 13 1/- grey (brownish), SG #29, Cat £180, trivial mark on face, 689P * A B1 1880 Small Chalon Litho Wmk 2nd Crown/Q Perf 12 2/- deep blue SG 120 part OG Cat £120. 690P U A/A- 1882-95 Large Chalons Recess 2/- blue reconstructed sheet of 30, including 11 pairs, all fiscally used. Ex Kiddle.

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1882-95 Large Chalons Recess Wmk 1st Crown/Q Sideways selection of fiscally used shades; 2/- x3, 2/6d x10, 5/- x2, 10/- x5 & £1 x4. Nine plated stamps including 2/6d block of 6. Ex Kiddle. (24) - selection of Kiddle’s earliest and latest dates for each value (ex 5/- latest date), all fiscally used. Plus selection of used and cancelled cleaned fiscals 2/- x3, 2/6d x5, 5/- x2, 10/- x2 & £1, one 10/- has a watermark from the side of the sheet. (22) - 10/- wmk inverted block of 6 [2-4,7-9] and £1 block of 8 [1-4,6-9] with re-entry at bottom (SG #156a), both blocks fiscally used. Ex Kiddle. (14) 1882-95 Large Chalons Recess Wmk 3rd Crown/Q Thick Paper selection of Kiddle’s earliest and latest dates for each value (ex 5/- latest date), all fiscally used except the 2/6d late date. (9) - selection of CTO stamps in different shades, 2/6d x2, 5/- x3, 10/- x3 & £1 x2, six stamps have been plated including £1 with retouched BRC (SG #161b). Ex Kiddle. (10) - shade selection with fiscally used examples; 2/- x4, 2/6d x4, 5/- x4, 10/- x3 and £1 x3, four stamps have been plated. Ex Kiddle. (18) - collection of used examples with 2/-, 2/6d x5, 5/- x5, 10/- x3 & £1 x3. While most are probably cleaned fiscals several are undoubtedly commercially used, including a 2/- in combination with a Tas 2d Pictorial on piece with a black rubber Sydney Parcel Post cancel. Six stamps have been plated. Ex Kiddle. (17) - £1 block of 4 [6-7,11-12] with GPO roller cancel and NO26/1903 datestamp, SG #161, Cat £280. Ex Kiddle. 1882-95 Large Chalons Recess Wmk 2nd Crown/Q Sideways Perf 12 2/6d, 5/- & 10/- all with Brisbane CTO cancel, SG #162-4, BW does not record CTO for the 5/-. Ex Kiddle. - selection of used 5/- x7 and £1 x4. Most appear to be commercially used although the odd cleaned fiscal has also been seen. Noted ‘193’ of Mayfield on 5/-, ‘[REGIS]TERED/[COOK]TOWN.’ on 5/- & ‘131’ on £1. Ex Kiddle. (11) 1890-94 Lined-Oval Wmk 2nd Crown/Q Perf 12½,13 ½d deep blue-green block of 24 with constant varieties, SG #186 - 2d pale blue (retouched plate), SG #190, lower left corner block of 20. [Perf. reinforcements & some separation.] 1895 Lined-Oval No Wmk Burelé Band Perf 12½,13 1d red-orange, two horizontal pairs SG #206c each unit showing a probably platable variety/retouch, the 2nd pair exhibiting very noticeable void area at base; plus 1895 ½d green P12½,13 horizontal pair one without burelé band SG #223,a and P12 missing burelé band SG #225 - each of these ½d shows blotches of over-inking in the white areas around the bust as well as disturbed gum. (7) 1903 Large Chalons Recess Wmk 2nd Crown/Q Sideways P12½,13 selection of 2/6d highlighted for various perf combinations plus two copies perf ‘OS’, one P12 the other P12½,13. Ex Kiddle. (7) 1905-06 Large Chalons Litho Wmk 2nd Crown/Q Sideways P12 £1 blue-green [12] with JA/07 CTO cancel, SG #274, Cat £120. Ex Kiddle.

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QUEENSLAND | Revenues 714P * A 1892 Long Types: £5 proof in black on thin card. Ex Kiddle. 715 * A/B - plate proofs on thick paper P12 no wmk, 6d green, 2/6d purple-brown, 5/- carmine-pink & £1 green, all cancelled with diagonal lines. Ex Kiddle. (4) A - imperf plate proofs on thick paper no wmk, 3d lilac, 1/- blue, 2/- orange, 3/- grey, 10/- brown & £5 black, all 716 * cancelled with diagonal lines. Ex Kiddle. (6) A- 3/- grey imperf plate proof strip of 3 on thick paper no wmk, showing the plate layout in pairs with a wide gutter 717P * between the pairs, left unit creased. Ex Kiddle. 718P *F A B2 1892-99 Long Types: 3d lilac to £5, excl 1/-, impressed duty cancels, 3d pale lilac & 5/- with fault on left side, all with gum except 3d, 2/- & 5/-, scarce. A C1 - 3d pale lilac marginal strip of 8. Ex Kiddle. 719P ** 720P **/U A/A- - Type I-II pairs of 1/- blue, 1/- purple-brown, 2/- orange, 5/- carmine-pink, 3d lilac & 2/6d purple-brown, plus 3d pale lilac I & II mint singles. Ex Kiddle. (14) 721P *U A/A- - selection of dated stamps of all values and colours showing different shades. Ex Kiddle. (38) A/A- - examples of Type I & II used singles for 6d, 1/- blue, 1/- purple-brown, 2/-, 5/-, 10/- & £1. Plus 1/- purple-brown 722P *U strip of 3, 1/- blue strip of 4, 2/6d purple-brown strip of 3, 2/6d brown-lake pair & 5/- pair. Ex Kiddle. (28) A/A- - on 4 Brisbane Gas Company share transfers; [1] 1899 6d, 5/- & 10/-; [2] 1899 £1; [3] 1902 6d, 5/-, 10/- & £1 x3; 723 *U [4] 2/- & 2/6d. Ex Kiddle. A/A- 1892-99 Long Types Perf ‘NZ/IC’: New Zealand Insurance Company, examples of all values & colours to £1, 724P *U excluding 2/6d, plus page of different perfin types etc. Ex Kiddle. (18)

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TASMANIA | Collections and Accumulations 755P U B 1880s-1900s [1] fifteen postal fiscals 1d to 1/- various issues with ‘REVENUE’ opts including 1d surcharge, all but one with mss cancels; [2] ten KEVII Postal Cards 1900s from various Tasmanian towns, all except one to Messrs Johnstone & Wilmot (several spiked), some faults. (25) 756 */U A/B Selection of Postal Cards, 1d with border, 1892 1½d+1½d brown Reply, both mint, 1d no border x5 in various shades, 1d KEVII all used, 1d red & 2d green Envelopes, both mint. Plus Hobart 1896 1d Paid & 1899 2d paid to Qld & NSW respectively, 1d pictorial perf ‘T’ on Lands & Survey cover to “Mountain River” with poor Ranelagh Junction backstamp, 1898 Victorian Chief Secretary Frank on cover from Melbourne to Rosebrook with ‘MISS[ENT ]TO/DRO[MAN]A’ on face. (14) TASMANIA | Proofs & Essays 757P W A1862 St. George & Dragon 2/6d carmine on card, 2½-margins. TASMANIA 758 W A 1863 St George & Dragon Jeffryes Forgery 2/6d in green on thin white unwatermarked paper, unusual colour. 759P F A 1853 Imperf Courier Plate I Early Impression 4d bright red-orange 4-margins (2 large & 2 close or touching), SG #5, Cat £700. A nice example. 760P F A 1856-57 Imperf Chalon No Wmk Perlure Paper 1d deep red-brown 3½ margins, SG #24, Cat £750. Fresh stamp, very presentable example. 761P F A 1858 Imperf Chalon Wmk Double-Lined Numeral 1/- vermilion, four margins good to large SG 41. 762P * A B1 1863-71 Chalon Wmk Double-Lined Numeral Walsh & Sons Perf 12 1d dull vermillion with partial double print of ONE PENNY & POSTAGE, SG 69 part OG. 763P ** A 1891 Sidefaces Wmk TAS & Lines Perf 12 ½d orange imperf pair, SG #172a, Cat £170. 764P ** AA 1912 Pictorials Typo Wmk Crown/A Thin Paper 1d Pictorial lower marginal block of 4, SG #261 TASMANIA | Postal Fiscals 765P * A B1 1863-80 Wmk Double Lined Numeral 5/- sage-green P11½ SG F24, scarce mint. TASMANIA | Postal Stationery - Letter Cards 766P ** B 1900 Unframed Views Small Arms 2d violet views of ‘ENTRANCE ISLAND, MACQUARIE HARBOUR’ and ‘CATARACT GORGE, LAUNCESTON, both spotty.

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VICTORIA | Collections and Accumulations 774 1901 1d Pinks 1000s in small box, may be a few postmarks left but main value is likely to be in checking for watermark & perforation varieties. VICTORIA | Proofs & Essays 775P W A 1922 Emblems Posthumous Proof 2d in dull violet from defaced proof (reduced). 776P W A - 2d in blue from defaced proof (reduced). VICTORIA 777P ** A 1951 RPSV Reprint of Jeffryes 3d Half-Length of the 3d Half-Length complete sheets of 50 being noted as sheet ‘A’ and ‘B’. Sheet ‘B’ is distinguished by the white flaw to the left of the Queen’s head on the stamp in position [34]. (2) 778 W A- sheet of 50 from Pane A, no gum, tone spot one unit (posn 44). 779P * C 1850-53 Half-Length Ham 2nd State 3d blue with major retouch in lower right border & on robe below left arm (Barwis & Moreton 4[ii] p122), SG #7a, Cat £5000. A seriously rare stamp. Unfortunately the left side has been “added on”. Sold ‘as is’. 780P F A 1854-55 Imperf Calvert Woodblocks 6d lilac & green ‘TOO LATE’ 4 good to large margins, SG #33, a superior example. 781P V AA - 6d ‘TOO LATE’ and 1/- ‘REGISTERED’ margins all round with very light cancels. Impressive pair, SG #33-4, Cat £370. (2) 782P W A 1857 Imperf Emblems Wmk Large Star 1d yellow-green, 4-margins good to close SG 41 mint no gum. 783P V A1857 Half-Length Rouletted By GPO Staff 3d blue rouletted on all sides, SG #48, Cat £200, slight thin on rear, a fine looking stamp. 784P * A B1 1860-66 Beaded Oval Wmk Value in Words Perf 12 3d blue, SG 90b. 785P * A 1860-66 Beaded Oval Wmk Single Lined Numerals 4d dull rose-pink part og, SG 95. 786P * B D1 1863-74 Laureates DLR Paper Wmk Single-Lined Numeral 8d orange P13, SG #112, Cat £400, from edge of sheet, re-gummed and a couple of toned corners. 787P W A- C1 1863-74 Laureates Emergency Printing on DLR Paper Wmk Incorrect Single Lined Numeral 10d grey wmk 8, SG #119, Cat £600, small thin BLC. 788P G A B1 1867-81 Laureates Wmk V/Crown Perf 13 5/- blue on yellow, SG #139, Cat £325, with ‘J.H.STOLOW’ experts mark on rear. 789P F A B1 1884-96 Stamp Duty Litho 1st V/Crown Perf 13 10/- brown on rose SG 240. 790P F A- B - 35/- grey-violet, SG #245, Cat £250, with fiscal cancel and usual pinholes. 791P V A B2 1884-96 Stamp Duty Typo 2nd V/Crown Perf 12½ £10 Mauve, Melbourne CTO of JA11/01. 792P * A C2 1884-92 Naish Stamp Duty Wmk 2nd V/Crown P12½ 2/6d yellow, SG #292a, Cat £85 (retail c$250), gum stripping due hinge sweated off, very fresh. 793P * AB 1886-96 New Stamp Duty Designs Wmk 2nd V/Crown 1/6d pale blue & 1/6d orange, SG #322-3, Cat £135. (2) 794P * A A1 1897 Hospital Charity Fund set SG 353-4. (2) 795P F A- C2 1899-1901 Stamp Duty Wmk 4th V/Crown 2d violet wmk sideways, SG #359a (not valued SG), cancelled with fair ‘737’ second duplex of Foster. 796P * A A1 1900 Empire Patriotic Fund set SG 374-5. (2) 797P ** B 1901 Re-Issue of No Postage Designs Perf 12x12½ ½d bluish-green block of 35, from the TRC of the sheet, includes the VICTCRIA variety on position No.139, some perf separation. (1) 798 **/* A 1901-1913 ‘POSTAGE’ Issues balance of collection on loose leaves with all values from ½d to 5/- comprising 22 blocks of 4, 16 pairs, singles and 6 larger blocks in various shades, dies and perfs. Noted were two 5/- rosine and blue, 5/- ‘OS’, two 1/- yellow and much more. Mainly fine and fresh with retail value c$1000. Inspection will reward. (c180) 799 **/* A - selection in blocks: [1] 2d lilac SG #387 BRC block of 30; [2] 4d yellow-bistre SG #421 BLC block of 15; [3] 2½d indigo SG #428 perf ‘OS’ block of 15; [4] ½d rose-carmine SG #457 separated block of 40 from top of sheet and [5] 2d lilac SG #458a block of 12 from TRC of plate 6. An excellent group. (5) 800P * A 1907-08 ‘Dickie’ Coil Trials horizontal pair P11, unlisted in BW, and vertical pair P12½. (2)

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1905-13 ‘POSTAGE’ Wmk Crown/A Compound Perf (12x12½ or 12) & 11 ½d blue-green P11xP12½ block of 6, SG #446, Cat £180. 807 **/* A 1912 ‘POSTAGE’ Wmk 5th V/Crown Perf 12x12½ or 12½ 2d lilac block of 12 from TRC of sheet with double perfs on LHS and horizontal perfs in selvedge out of alignment, slight perf separation, nice visual appearance. VICTORIA | Official Stamps 808P F A- B2 1907 Wmk Crown/Double-Lined A Perf 11 5/- salmon & ultramarine perf ‘OS’ BW #124ba, Cat £100; indistinct light cds. VICTORIA | Revenues A/B Stamp Duty: intact Share Transfer documents bearing good range of Stamp Duty issues to £5 and $10 809 *F denominations, largely £SD issues, small number without stamps and with ‘NOT CHARGEABLE’ handstamps, generally fine. (c.200) Stamp Duty Collection: on hagners/leaves majority 20th century usage including page with CATTLE opts to £1 (22 810 ***/U A/B stamps), SWINE opts decimals(3), £5 and £6 long bicolours perf 11 as SG #324-5, some mss cancels but mostly handstamp; two hagners and three pages 1902-66 old types to £1 (61) and large numerals (86) mss and handstamp cancels; stockcard with 5 1930s Tax Instalment including 2/6d pair plus two NSW LTDU; two hagners first decimal types 1c to $1 nearly complete in ** block of strips of 4 plus duplicated used lower values. Mainly fine. (c.295) VICTORIA | Railway Stamps 811 *V A 1956-66 Series Parcel stamps 1d to 5/- all ‘CANCELLED/C.C.M.’ in violet, mainly very fine. (17) A- C2 1878 3rd Series Small Format 3d blue on blue IP&C #3.1315.5. 812P *V VICTORIA | Postal Stationery - Postal Cards 813P ***/* A/A- 1883-91 Mint Selection with 1883 1d, 1885 1d x3 (shades), 1886 1d, 1887 1d x2 (one with flawed right side of indicia), 1889 2d x2, 1890 1d red-brown x2, 1890 1d orange-brown & 1891 1½d on 2d x3 (greeny grey and buff stock), generally fine condition. (15) 814P *** A 1908 Fleet Cards 1d, Stieg #P33, very fresh mint. VICTORIA | Postal Stationery - Registration Envelopes B 1901 3d red-orange Registered Envelope horizonally laid paper as Stieg C9b with ‘REGISTERED.’ 49mm (including 815P *G the stop), light foxing seen mainly from the back, Melbourne CTO of JE28/02. Scarce item Cat $225 (see Stieg p9 where he notes that CTO “1901-02 dates are worth half the value of the stationery...”). VICTORIA | Pictorial Envelopes B ‘MELB FROM QUEEN’S WHARF’, unused but a little battered, rare. 816P ** VICTORIA | Postal History 817P *F A1854 use of 1d reddish brown Half-Length White Veils (SG #12 - close or touching margins, small faults) on local front. [Only 10 white veils covers are recorded paying the 1d town rate.] A 1855 top half of cover with 6d Woodblock dull orange pair tied by Melbourne barred oval cancels and pen notation 818P *F “per Bosphorus Via Galle” and “via Dardenelles”, backstamp Melbourne JUL9/1855 and with English receiving mark SP6/1855 in red. B 1856 inwards stampless cover from Scotland to “Sanistory Station, Port Phillip Heads” (sic), cancelled with 819P * ‘QUEENSCLIFF/30AP/1856/VICTORIA’ crown cancel, a few faults, but a rare inwards cover to the Quarantine Station. 820P * B - cover to Van Diemens Land, 3d Halflength with Donnybrook backstamp with diamond ‘SHIP LETTER INWARDS FREE’ handstamp. A 6d Woodblock, cancelled with BN ‘2’ has been added. Few faults.

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C - Postmaster-General’s Frank Stamp on long blue OHMS envelope uprated pair 2½d prob SG #315b each cancelled 829P * ‘MELBOURNE/10Y/DE/20/95’ to California, redirected from Coronado to San Diego where advertised and unclaimed (handstamps) with triangle DEAD/LETTER/OFFICE/96/MAR 3’ (American) and returned to Australia where it received two strikes in magenta half-moon ‘RECEIVED OPEN/D.L.B./VICTORIA’ one on the front of the envelope (which, for display purposes, has been recut, refolded and reinforced/repaired so that both of these strikes now appear on the back !) alongside, also magenta, ‘DEAD LETTER OFFICE/B/MY 1/96/MELBOURNE’. Regardless of the “jiggery pokery” with the envelope, the D.L.B. handstamp is rare, two on one cover more so. Comes on display page with a modern reproduction. B 1905 (Dec 22) PPC The Observatory, Melbourne to Johannesburg inscribed per S.S. Sophocles, ½d bantam and 830P * 1d tied Melbourne wavy line cancel and paying 1½d foreign postcard rate. Treated as a letter due to message written on address side (not permitted at postcard rate until after the 1906 Rome UPU Convention) taxed as underpaying 2½d foreign letter rate with ‘T/10c’ Melbourne octagonal (single deficiency), on arrival Transvaal circular ‘2d’ (converting to double deficiency). Very scarce, fine. 831P * A/B 1905-08 five PPCs addressed to Miss E(thel) Callcott either at Bowenvale (Post Office or via Maryborough or similar), two are ‘W. & B. Series - Melbourne’ and inscribed American Fleet Souvenir Post Card and depict USS Kentucky and USS Louisiana in blue-gray monocolour and sent from Melbourne in 1908, others are in colour Melba Falls - Lorne and a glamour type plus a real photo of the Melbourne Public Library. Nice variety, good thematics. (5) A/C 1922-90s Undelivered Mail in mixed condition mainly fine, from two 1922 ‘City of Malvern’ envelopes returned 832P * undelivered at Cobram and Lang Lang with ‘UNCLAIMED AT. . .’ handstamps through to mid-1980s, plus oddments on small piece and group 1995 including few NSW types, apparently per favour. Prodigious range of ‘UNCLAIMED AT. .’, ‘NOT KNOWN BY. .’, ‘CALLED’, ‘MISSENT’ etc. types, couple WWII military types, pointing fingers in many shapes, sizes and colours. Lots of smaller offices, Postal Stationery, odd better adhesive some with ‘VG’ perfins, OHMS, Shire and commercially cacheted covers, DLO types. Each cover separately and copiously described, a quite impressive assembly. (200+) VICTORIA | Postmarks 833 S A/B hagners, bundleware and packets (significant qty from 1880s & 1890s) from same European source as similar material under Western Australia; totally unchecked by the vendor or us, and, except for one packet opened for display on hagners, are as originally packed/bundled. Includes postage dues, shilling values, postmark interest for sure. Similar lots from auction 2 realised $400-$500 for 3700 stamps. (c.4000) 834 S A/B hagners, bundleware and packets (significant qty from 1880s & 1890s) from same European source as similar material under Western Australia; totally unchecked by the vendor or us, and, except for one packet opened for display on hagners, are as originally packed/bundled. Includes postage dues, shilling values, postmark interest for sure. Similar lots from auction 2 realised $400-$500 for 3700 stamps. (c.4000) 835 S A/B hagners, bundleware and packets (significant qty from 1880s & 1890s) from same European source as similar material under Western Australia; totally unchecked by the vendor or us, and, except for one packet opened for display on hagners, are as originally packed/bundled. Includes postage dues, shilling values, postmark interest for sure. Similar lots from auction 2 realised $400-$500 for 3700 stamps. (c.4000) 836 S A/B hagners, bundleware and packets (significant qty from 1880s & 1890s) from same European source as similar material under Western Australia; totally unchecked by the vendor or us, and, except for one packet opened for display on hagners, are as originally packed/bundled. Includes postage dues, shilling values, postmark interest for sure. Similar lots from auction 2 realised $400-$500 for 3700 stamps. (c.4000) VICTORIA | Barred Ovals 837P U B 17: of Broadford on 2d QOT 4-margins very close right. [Rated RRR] VICTORIA | Barred Numerals | Collections and Accumulations 838 F A 3 Covers [1] ‘57’ (A2) on 4d emblems on wrapper tied by oval ‘KYNETON/[crown]/AU*21/1858/VICTORIA’ (B1), repaired with hinges [2] 2 strikes of ‘136’ (B1) on 6d Laureate pair to Scotland, tied unframed ‘EAGLEHAWK/AP22/71/VICTORIA’ (A1) [3] ‘232’ (A1) on 4d Emblems on wrapper tied by oval ‘CATHCART/[crown]/MY*21/1860/VICTORIA’ (B1). 839 U B Collection ex Graham Steer on leaves in 5 spring-back albums covering the entire range from 1 to 2098 except for the 1400-1699 range, includes some covers, Postal Stationery and postcards, coloured strikes with a number on early Commonwealth issues. Many rated items remain though naturally a number have also been removed since the entire collection was auctioned in Sydney late last year (where these 5 albums realised $4775 plus premium). Excellent lot, terrific entree. (100’s) VICTORIA | Barred Numerals 840P S B C2 291: on 4d beaded oval. [Rated RRRRR] Allocated to Hotspur-PO 23/3/1860; closed 15/4/1971. 841P D A- B2 1553: ‘MD/53’ on ½d pink cut-out. [Rated RRRR] Allocated to Minmindie-PO 7/2/1887; closed 30/6/1967. 842P S A B2 1836: ‘1836’, on 1d chestnut. [Rated RRRR] Allocated to Myaring-PO 2/3/1891; closed 31/10/1900. 843 * B A2 1976: on 1d pink tied with framed ‘SUNNYSIDE/DE28/03/VICTORIA’ (A2) on Tatt’s cover, ‘T2D’-in-oval (A2) on face. *

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852 * A A2 VICTORIA | Reliefs 853P D A A1 10: ‘RELIEF STAMP VIC./2AP35/10’ on 2d red KGV. [Rated PPPP - this item realised $96 in 1997.] WESTERN AUSTRALIA 854P F A1854 Imperf Recess 1d black 3-margins, SG #1, Cat £200, cancelled with fine ‘3’ of Perth, small surface abrasion. 855P U A - 1d black 4-margins with void grid cancel, dealer handstamp on back. 856P F A1854 Recess Roulette 7½-14 1d black roul 12 on 4 sides, SG #2, Cat £550, cancelled with fine 15-bar ‘2’ of Perth, small notch in top margins, Ceremuga certificate. 857P W A 1854-55 Imperf Lithographs 4d pale blue 4 clear margins, SG #3, Cat £350, mint no gum. 858P V A - 1/- deep red-brown cut square with 4-margins, SG #4a, Cat £850, cancelled with light void grid, Ceremuga certificate. 859P F A1854-55 Lithographs Roulette 7½-14 4d blue, SG #5, Cat £550, roulettes trimmed at left otherwise very attractive, Dunkerley certificate. 860P F A- 1/- pale brown roul 12 on 3 sides, SG #6a, Cat £850, cancelled with Perth Maltese Cross of MR22/1862, Ceremuga certificate. 861P F A - 1/- pale brown roul 12 on 4 sides, SG #6a, Cat £850, cancelled with fine 15-bar ‘2’ of Perf, Ceremuga certificate. 862P W B 1857-59 Imperf Hillman Litho Wmk Swan 6d grey-black, SG #19, Cat £4500, no gum, cut-to-shape, small tear in top margin. 863P F A1860-64 Imperf Recess Wmk Swan 6d sage-green 4 close to touching margins, SG #28, Cat £400, small cut in BLC. 864P G A - 6d sage-green 4 margins, SG #28, Cat £400. 865P V A B1 1861 Recess Wmk Swan Perf 14 At Somerset House 4d vermilion, SG #40, Cat £180, cancelled with light 15-Bar ‘18’ of Bunbury. 866 F/G A/B 1863-64 No Wmk Perf 13 6d lilac shades x22, SG #51,51a, Cat £950+, noted 15-bar ‘1’ & ‘18’ in blue. 867 F A/B 1882-85 Recess Wmk Crown/CA (Sideways) Perf 14 2d x2, 6d lilac shades x11 (mixed wmk directions) 868 F A B1 1882-85 Wmk Crown/CA (Sideways) Perf 12x14 1d yellow-ochre, SG #81, Cat £150, cancelled with light 1889 Fremantle. 869P * A A1 1895 Surcharged in Red & Green ‘Half-penny’ on 3d red-brown (SG 87) pair. 870P * A B1 1902-12 Wmk V/Crown Perf 11 2/- bright red on yellow, SG #134, wmk inverted. 871P ** A C1 1905-12 Wmk Crown/Double-Lined A Perf 12½ or 12½x12 10d red-orange P12½x12, SG #146. 872P * A B1 - 5/- emerald-green, SG #148, wmk inverted. WESTERN AUSTRALIA | Postal Fiscals 873P F A 1882 I.R. Surcharges 10/- with pen cancel (3) 874P F A/C - 1d x2, 2d x2, 3d x9 (incl 2 pairs), 6d x7, 1/- x2, 3/-, 7/6d & £1 (rusty), all with fiscal cancels. (25) WESTERN AUSTRALIA | Revenues A B1 1881: 1d bistre ‘I R’ overprint and double bar in green, manuscript cancel 1888. 875P *G WESTERN AUSTRALIA | Postal Stationery - Postal Cards A1902 1d Blue Melbourne Zinco Printing , PSSA #PC8, with all-over advertisement for Dunlop tyres on reverse, 876P ** unused, faint discolouration on obverse, attractive nonetheless. 877P ** A+ 1911 1½d blue new design, PSSA #PC19, Cat $800, mint example in fresh condition. WESTERN AUSTRALIA | Pictorial Envelopes A1909 use of ‘GRANDSTAND KALGOORLIE CUP DAY WA’ envelope, 1d Swan x2 cancelled with ‘KALGOORLIE/3878P *F P15MY09/WESTERN AUSTRALIA’ (A2) to England. A rare and terrific horse racing thematic with only a few small faults. WESTERN AUSTRALIA | Postal History B 1879 (Sep 27) envelope with 3d cinnamon SG #63a tied 15-bar ‘3’ with Perth unframed cds alongside, addressed 879P * to Miss G Hamilton in Wangaratta, backstamps. Peripheral damage, light soiling. B 1880 (Jan 13) envelope with 3d pale brown SG #63 tied 15-bar ‘1’ with Perth unframed cds alongside, addressed 880P * to Miss G Hamilton in Wangaratta, backstamps. Light soiling, flap damage due rough opening. 881P *G A1900 commercial usages of Postal Fiscal 1d pairs (2) on inscribed Bank covers Kalgoorlie to Adelaide, and Fremantle to NZ, latter via Melbourne, backstamped, minor blemishes. B 1908 use of ½d & 1d pair on Western Australia AR form, all stamps damaged. 882P *F A/B - use of ½d & 2d on Western Australia AR form, 2d with typical pin hole damage, but a rare survivor, original 883 *F registration attached. 884P *G B - (11 Dec) registered Official cover to Cairns bearing5d pale olive-bistre perf ‘OS’, unclaimed and Officially opened and resealed with stamp selvedge (top and bottom), Brisbane (2) and Perth (2) differing D.L.O. markings, reverse with fine ‘T.P.O.6.S&W.R/DOWN20DE08/QUEENSLAND’ cds, faults from multiple handling not unduly detracting. 885P *F A1911-12 Unclaimed registered Titles Office covers from Perth, one with 2d yellow P12.4x12.2 perf ‘OS’ pair, the other with 4d P12.4x12.2 perf ‘OS’. 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AUSTRALIA | Collections & Accumulations A/C Covers Accumulation majority unaddressed Australian decimal FDC’s to 1980s but including earlier, also Pacific 897 * area, NZ, GB represented as well as a small bundle PPCs with strong USA earlier 20th century buildings, scenes, etc, Belgium, Australia pre-Commonwealth, USSR and other European where France 1879 entire seen. Huge variety, lots of work to put into sensible order. (100’s) $90 898 **/*/U A/C 1913-65 former dealer stock majority used from unchecked Roos to 2/- (c125 stamps) and KGV to 1/4d (c230), both with officials; 100s KGV commem/general issues mostly common lower values but noting ‘OS’ opt 1/- Lyrebird and Bridge pair; KGVI similar with even more duplication incl Robes 10/- (3), Arms 10/- (3) and £1, some **/* here with pairs, blocks; QEII period heavy duplication. Trading stock, packetmakers. (100’s) $150 899 U A/B 1913-99 Collection clean used collection in 4 Euro stockbooks. Predecimals with smattering Roos to 2/- and KGV to 5d unchecked, otherwise just the odd shilling value. Earlier decimals with slight duplication still quite sparse to the 1990s where more comprehensive with M/Ss, blocks, CTO’s seen with most recent on hagners. (100’s) $115 900 U A/B 1927-75 on Sevenseas hingeless pages, no Roos, no KGV, otherwise nearly complete per pages including ‘OS’ overprints (ex KS), KGV period with shilling values, Robes thick paper, Arms to £1, 5/- Cattle both papers. Decimals include Cook M/S *. Overall condition varies fair to fine. (c515) $90 901 U A/A- 1930s-1980s Bundleware 100s of neat bundles of 100 in this box with values to $1, strength in 70s & 80s, but probably 10% are predecimal bundles including 6d Large Kooka x2 3d blue KGVI, 3½d Mitchell. Another great lot for the packet maker. $230 902 U A/A- 1940s-1980s Bundleware about 1000 neat bundles of 100 in this box with values to $2, strength in 70s & 80s, but probably 10% are predecimal bundles. A great lot for the packet maker. $300 903 **/U A/C All Periods Variety used pre-Commonwealth NSW & Victoria on cards or jammed into envelopes (other States oddments only); used pre-decimals in higgledy-piggledy order mounted on cards and loose (no Roos seen); early ** decimals with quantity coils with heavy duplication particularly QEII 3c, a number of earlier booklets with only one stamp plus the tab per pane remaining (many are QEII 4c red which are also on a hagner), others include Cook M/S with ANPEX overprint. Also a seriously chaotic postmarks assembly all periods. Should be something here. (100’s) $115 904 */U A/B Bits & Pieces bag of stamps & a few covers with minor pmk interest, PMG’s decal for van or window, group of military related postmarks & registration handstamps, 3c coil in part roll of several 100?, etc, little box of 1d coins. worth a look. $46 905 U B/C Perfin Varieties in mixed poor to only average condition, best likely to be 1935 1/- Anzac with inverted ‘D.J./Ltd’ private perfin (heavy commercial cancel); others include large ‘OS’ 4d (2) and 1/- Roos, other oddments. (8) $60 906 A/B Roos & KGV Heads in large stock book. Roos to 2/- & KGV to 5d. A cursory glance revealed a number of minor catalogued flaws but no major ones. There is a strong Victorian flavour to the postmarks including BNs 517, 713, 823 & 1653. Datestamps include Brimboal, Wando Vale, Wando Bridge, Wombelano, many Miga Lake also two nice Borroloola on 1d red KGV. Stamps with larger quantities include 1d roos (300), ½d green KGV (120), 1d red KGV (1000), 1d green KG V (400), 1½d brown KGV (100), 1½d green KGV (90), 1½d red KGV (700) & 2d red KGV (450). (c.3300) $300 AUSTRALIA | Kangaroo Issues | Collections and Accumulations 907 U A/B 1914-28 [1] 2nd watermark 2d to 2/-, latter has slightly blunted NE corner; [2] 3rd watermark 2d to both 2/- with Die varieties including 3d Die II plus Die IIb 3d, 6d, 9d &1/-, watermark inverted for 2d grey and 6d ultramarine, 2½d with heavy WA coastline. Clean all cds lot with current retail c$850 (excludes 2/- 2nd wmk), bargain. (23) $170 908 U A/B 1929-46 all cds with odd CTO seen and total retail c$1325, comprises [1] SM wmk 2d to 2/- (latter CTO ng) plus 10/- with scruffily struck Sydney registered cds otherwise sound example retail c$675; [2] CofA wmk 6d to 5/- (both 2/-) plus 10/- with blunted NE corner; [3] both wmks 6d chestnut optd ‘OS’ well-centred; [4] KGV 1932 opts ‘OS’ set complete ex 3d blue plus 1931 2d and 5d surcharges all cds or CTO. (21) $210 AUSTRALIA | Kangaroo Issues 909 U A[1] 1st wmk 1d red varieties - Die II ‘extra island’ (two Tasmanias) BW #3(E)d partially obscured by heavy cds, Die IIA diagonal scratch through NE of ONE BW #4(H)d, part Melbourne machine cancel, nice varieties Cat $125; [2] 2nd wmk 6d two ultramarine shades, 9d and 1/-, first 6d with Ayr (Qld) part cds, others indistinct datestamps, current retail c.$145. (6) $75

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6d Blue, 6d Brown, 9d Violet & 1/- Emerald on hagners, completely unpicked but mainly off parcels so mixed condition, range of wmks from 1st onwards, did notice a probable 1st wmk 9d pale violet (dry ink), also 6d perf small ‘OS’ & 9d perf small ‘OS’. (c.180) 911 U A/C 1d to 2/- on hagners, completely unpicked but mainly off parcels so mixed condition, a few in combination with KGV Heads, a few pairs including 9d x2 & 6d, also 4d x2, 5d x3 & 2/- brown x9. (40+) AUSTRALIA | Kangaroos - First Watermark | Collections and Accumulations 912 U B Id Red Collection over 400 unchecked by us for Dies and varieties, includes perfins (large and small ‘OS’, ‘OS/ NSW’), postmark possibilities mainly South Australia. Good hunting. (c420) 913 U A/B ½d to 1/- all cds, including all 1d dies and both 3d dies, plus watermark inverted varieties for 1d red Die I & II, 2d grey and 3d Die I; two 4d shades one of which looks to be true orange-yellow. Clean lot with current retail c$815, bargain. (18) AUSTRALIA | Kangaroos - First Watermark 914P ** A C1 ½d Green marginal block of 4 with double perfs in margin, BW #1bb. 915P * A - marginal single with double perfs on 3 sides, BW #1bb, vertical perfs re-inforced. 916P ** A A1 - coil join strip of 4 bottom unit with ROSTAGE with weakness over US - 2nd state [2L12], BW #1ha, Cat $125++. A lovely coil and variety combination. 917P ** A B1 - interpanneau marginal block of 18 (9x2) with both ‘CA’ & ‘JBC’ monograms (50%), BW #1z,zc, a rare block. 918P * A C1 - single with ‘JBC’ monogram, BW #1zc, Cat $200, hinged in margin. 919P * A C1 1d Red Die I single [CL60] with double perfs on 3 sides, BW #2bb 920P * A A1 - ROSTAGE, BW #2(B)d. 921P ** A- A1 - marginal single with ROSTAGE [BL1], BW #2(B)d, Cat $75+, light crease not apparent from face. 922P F A C1 1d Red Die II The missing kangaroo variety. Apparently commercially used, without any obvious signs of manipulation. A great curio for the roo collector and sold “as is”. Ex Dormer Legge. 923P * A B1 - single with ‘JBC’ monogram, BW #3(F)zc, Cat $250, hinged in margin. 924P ** A A1 1d Red Die IIA marginal pair with full double perfs in margin, BW #4b. 925P * A A1 Die I, BW12. 926P * A C1 3d Olive Die I pair wmk inverted, BW #12a, Cat $550. 927P F A A1 - Inverted Wmk, BW #12a. 928P V A A1 3d Olive Die II CTO from Specimen set, BW #12d. 929 * B C2 4d Orange Light vertical crease centred to left, small perf defects, BW #15, Cat $150. 930P ** A B3 - BW #15, Cat $450, with light partial offset, well centred but a few shortish perfs. 931P * A4d Orange; 5d Chestnut Fresh examples, 4d o/c left, 5d slight gum dist and small perf thin, near perfect centring. (2) 932P ** A B2 4d Orange perf large ‘OS’, BW #15ba, Cat $750

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AUSTRALIA | Kangaroos - First Watermark | Stamps on Cover 938P F A 1d Red Die I perf large ‘OS’, BW #2ba, Cat $125, on Deputy Federal Commissioner of Land Tax, Hobart window cover. 939P *F A 2½d Indigo 1916 use on cover from Sydney to New York, BW #9, Cat $75. 940P *F A - tied by Cooktown cds to 1916 (27 Sep) to German POW via Sweden. Rare. A - (shades) unusual group of censored solo franking items, comprising Brisbane (2 types), Adelaide, Hobart (2 types, 941P *F one rare tape, other unusually a postcard), Melbourne, and Perth, odd small fault, very good strikes of respective handstamps. (7) 942P *F A 3d Olive Die I , BW #12, Cat $200, 1916 use to USA, paying the less than 2oz commercial papers rate. An unusual single usage. A4d Orange perf large ‘OS’, BW #15ba, Cat $200, tied by Registered Perth cds to neat locally addressed 1916 (1 943P *F Aug) registered Official cover (unopened), three various unclaimed markings, stamp is fine but cover has a couple of crease and small corner fault. 944P F A- perf large ‘OS’, BW #15ba, Cat $200, unusually well-centred, tied by Registered Perth cds to 1914 (25 May) Official registered cover to Subiaco, unclaimed and with various associated markings including ‘UNKNOWN on/No. _______ walk.’ (6) on reverse. 945P *F A4d Yellow-Orange perf large ‘OS’ tied by Registered Perth cds to locally addressed 1915 (24 Nov) registered Official cover, unclaimed and D.L.O. markings. This shade rare on cover. [Unpriced as such in ACSC.]

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AUSTRALIA | Kangaroos - Second Watermark 946P ** A B2 6d Blue BW #18, Cat $850, 2 pulled perfs in BLC. 947P * B B2 - perf ‘OS’, BW #18ba, Cat $375 (current retail c$675), light foxing around hinge remains, small perf faults. Scarce stamp, TLC will help. AUSTRALIA | Kangaroos - Second Watermark | Stamps on Cover 948 F A 2d Grey perf ‘OS’, BW #6ba, Cat $400, and ½d perf ‘OS’ tied by Melbourne cds to 1915 (16 Aug) Official cover to US, Melbourne ‘PASSED’ handstamp below. 949P *F A/A- 2½d Indigo solo franking censored items from Adelaide, Hobart (rare tape), Melbourne (2 types), and Perth, generally good strikes of handstamps. (5) 950P F A- 1918 (Feb) use of 2½d Indigo on censored cover from Victor Harbour, (squared circle) to USA. ‘PASSED BY/4TH M.D./[CENS]OR’ mark in violet in BLC, minor tear at top. AUSTRALIA | Kangaroos - Third Watermark | Collections and Accumulations 951 U A-/C Selection 2d to 2/- with both colours 6d and 2/- plus perf ‘OS’ 2d to 1/- with both 6d colours, all cds; also perf ‘OS/ NSW’ 3d and 6d ultra slogan/meter cancels. Mixed poor to fine with current retail c$320, inspection needed. (18) AUSTRALIA | Kangaroos - Third Watermark 952P * A C1 2½d Indigo heavy coastline to WA [2L55], BW #11(2)e, Cat $40. 953P F A- B2 3d Olive Die II olive-green shade, Die II pair, BW #13H, Cat $150+, some toned perfs, but rare. 954P * A C1 3d Olive-Green Die I wmk inverted, BW #13a, Cat $150, cancelled with poor ‘32’ of Coleraine, an attractive stamp. 955P **/* B B2 3d Olive Die IIB perf ‘OS’ block of 4 off-centre low left, upper pair light hinge traces (one unit tone spot), lower pair ** BW #14b and current retail c$450 (excludes faulty stamp). (4) 956P * A B1 6d Blue Die II , BW #19B. 957P ** B B1 - BW #19, diagonal crease. 958P * A B2 6d Blue Die IIB violet-blue shade, BW #20B, Cat $250, hinge remainder. 959P **/* B C2 - perf ‘OS’ block of 4 off-centre high right, upper pair light hinge traces, lower pair ** BW #20b and current retail c$1300 (POR some lists for **). (4) 960P **/* B C3 6d Chestnut perf ‘OS’ block of 4 off-centre high with very woolly perfs, upper pair light hinge traces, lower pair ** BW #21ba and current retail c$300. (4) 961P * A/A- - broken leg on roo in pair with normal (both units with light crease), plus extra 6d with prominent uncatalogued LIA “joined” by white band. (3) 962P **/* A B2 9d Violet Die II marginal block of 4. 2 MUH, 2 MVLH, BW #26 963P **/* A B2 9d Violet Die IIB perf ‘OS’ in fresh block of 4 upper pair very light hinge traces, lower pair ** BW #27ba with current retail c$900. (4) 964 DF A B1 2/- Brown a very deep brown shade, probably not the catalogued intense deep brown, but quite unusual. 965P F A A1 5/- Grey & Yellow grey & pale yellow shade, BW #44D. 966P * A A1 - a lovely example, very lightly mounted, BW #44, Cat $700 967P * A C1 10/- Grey & Pink perf ‘OS’, BW #48ba, Cat $1000, centred high. AUSTRALIA | Kangaroos - Third Watermark | Stamps on Cover 968P F A 2d Grey Die I 1920 use on fine illustrated Zevenboon & Co Mebourne brush manufacturers cover with wild boar illustration on back flap. 969P F A - x2 plus 1d red KGV, 1917 use on double-weight cover to USA. 970 F A - tied by Melbourne machine cancel to 1920 (14 Oct) advertising cover (both sides), locally addressed. Rare solo use of this stamp for Letter rate at a time when the 2d orange KGV had just been issued for that specific purpose. B - perf small ‘OS’, BW #7bc, Cat $125, with retouched upper frame at left on long 1916 OHMS cover from Hobart to 971P *F Westwood Forth, folded and a few pulled perfs at right.

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6d Ultramarine perf ‘OS’ solo franking plus another in combination with 1½d chocolate KGV (also ‘OS’) tied by Registered Elizabeth St cds to 1920-21 registered Official covers (210 x 90mm) to Mortlake. (2) 980P F A 6d Chestnut Die IIB plus 2d red KGV on registered cover from Sydney to UK, BW #21, Cat $100, ‘LATE FEE/ 430P14JA31/SYDNEY N.S.W’ on face. 981 *F A/A- 6d Chestnut (shades) selection of solo frankings on registered covers to US (4) and NZ, Victoria red registration labels of Carlton, Elizabeth St, Geelong, Melbourne G.P.O. and Richmond East, generally fine condition. (5) 982P F A - 1927 registered Elizabeth Street to US. Plus 6d chestnut Small Multiple wmk 1932 combination with 3d and 2d Bridge, Hobart to GB endorsed “Per Air Mail{Adelaide to Perth/Karachi to London}”. (2) 983P *F A2/- Maroon BW #38, Cat $400, plus No wmk 1/6d Hermes tied by Late Fee Melbourne cds to 1937 (29 Jan) air cover to Germany. Rare combination of 3/6d rate via Italy (1/9d 1st ½oz + 1/8d 2nd ½oz + 1d Late fee) and unusually late commercial use of this wmk printing [Replaced in 1929: The sender J.C. Williamson Ltd apparently maintained its own stock of postage stamps.] AUSTRALIA | Kangaroos - Small Multiple Watermark 984P **/* A- B2 6d Chestnut Ash imprint block of 4 from Plate 3 including barely visible variety hairline from value circle to map BW #22z, Cat $350. Upper units single hinge remains, fresh. 985P ** A B1 - 6d Chestnut, Ash Imprint block (N over A) from Lower Plate, (hinged in margin only), BW #22za, Cat $350

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AUSTRALIA | Kangaroos - CofA Watermark | Stamps on Cover 1000 *F A/B 9d Violet Die IIB (shades) selection of solo frankings comprising airmails to Singapore and Hong Kong, and registered within Australia and to NZ, generally fine. (4) $120 1001 *F/G A/B 2/- Maroon (shades) selection of airmail covers in combination with other issues, rates comprising scarce 3/6d to Germany [3/5d 2nd weight step + 1d Late fee], UK 3/- [double 1/6d rate], 2/1d, 5/10d (3, various franking configurations), and 4/- to US, six censored, one with Lady Gowrie Red Cross Appeal label, odd fault, generally good. (7) $150 AUSTRALIA | Engraved Issues 1002P F A CTO corner cancels with KGV 1d both shades well centred full gum, darker shade hinged; 6d Kookaburra slightly o/c right, BW #59-60, Cat $100. (3) $38 1003P **/* A/B B2 KGV 1d red Plate 2 vertical 2x12 upper right part imprint block of 12, rows 1-6 positions 9 & 10, all in column 9 with dash under E of ONE variety BW #59(2)u ** Cat $30 each as singles, two units column 10 hinge reinforced, hinge remainders in selvedge. Scarce fresh positional multiple. (12) $115

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AUSTRALIA | King George V Issues | Collections and Accumulations 1005 */U A/B 1½d Browns mounted collection of mint & used with many shades and flaws noted (some of the flaws are optimistic). We noted 1½d black-brown Large Mult inverted wmk (*), very thin paper, long top bar to 2nd E of Pence; 1½d brown Large Mult white flaw in T of POSTAGE (BW# 86(5)e - *), long top bar to 2nd E of Pence, mint block of 6 [8R52-4,58-60] with retouched NE & SE corners (BW# 86(8)o), 1½d red-brown Single Wmk flaw on R of AUSTRALIA, 1½d red-brown Small Mult Ash imprint block of 4 (*). (90+(40*)) 1006 U A/B 1913-36 comprehensive all wmks and perfs including 1d and 5d line perf, ‘OS’ opts, almost complete nearly all postally used cds with numerous wmk inverted (noting 1½d black-brown BW #83a retail $50), shades, listed varieties and extras. Appears largely driven by a major retailer’s list (eg 1d values with Die I/II/III plus dot before 1, secret mark, neck flaw, RA join), 4d oranges with wmk inverted, lemon and 5 other shades, LM wmk 1d Cooke carmine-pink BW #73A with “proving” slogan cancel, 1½d reds with HALEPENCE, thin ‘RAL’, curved ‘1’ at left, CofA wmk with four 5d Plate 3 listed varieties plus 1/4d retouched thick ‘1’ at right BW #131ma, several wmk inverted varieties. Missing Die II 1d green and 4½d violet CTO, just the odd CTO cancel seen, mainly fine throughout with minimum cat/retail $1950 (usually least expensive shade ex noted). Excellent specialist value at estimate. (c220) 1007 U B Accumulation not even the watermarks checked by us, comprises 1d greens (c65), 1½d reds (c430), 2d reds (c440). Condition varies, as do the postmark types. Good hunting! (c940) 1008 U B - c.75 of c.400 1d greens stated CofA wmk, neither these, nor any others, checked by us. Comprises in addition, 1½d reds (c.140), 2d reds (c.710), some oddments including nice 1/- large lyre. Condition varies, as do the postmark types. Good hunting! (c1300) 1009 U B Bundleware 1d greens (1700), 1½d browns (800), 1½d greens (1100), 1½d reds (900), 2d oranges (1400), 2d reds (5000). (c10900) 1010 U B - 1d greens (1300), 1½d browns (1000), 1½d reds (1300), 2d oranges (1000), 2d reds (4600). (c9200) 1011 U B - 1d greens (1000), 1½d black-browns (1000), 1½d greens (1000), 1½d reds (1000), 2d oranges (1000), 2d reds (4000), 4d olives (200), 5d Browns (200). (c9400) 1012 U B - 1d greens (2000), 1½d browns (1000), 1½d reds (1000), 2d oranges (1000), 2d reds (4000), 2d on 1½d surcharges (300) (c9300) 1013 */U A/B KGV Varieties & Shades mainly used, includes 1d Die III (*), 1d red Large Mult x5, 4d olive Sm Mult P14, range of 1d varieties in reds, violet & greens, few 1½d reds & 2d oranges. Plus page of Postage dues with early issues to 2/-, 1909 issues to 5/- and a few later issues. (130+,10*) 1014 * A Mint Shade Selection largely different range with values to 2d, including 1d red single line perf x2, 1d red smooth paper x9 (one inverted wmk), 1d red rough paper x3, generally fine condition. (65) 1015P U B/C Potpourri of internet seller’s mostly sealed packets of various values, wmks, perfs, ‘OS’ opts & perfins ½d to 1/4 plus the odd Roo and some oddments. Must be close to 700 stamps here, majority with packets priced to sell at around $900. Only noted stamp is a 1d red rough paper Die II with part blue registered cds (prob Queensland). Should reward at estimate but must be seen to be believed, inspection mandatory. (100’s)

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Selected Issues cds assembly in mainly good to fine condition with current retail c$220, from 1d engraved, then [1] single watermark 17 different ½d to 4½d, no obvious varieties; [2] SM wmk p13½x12½ 12 different ½d to 5d including 1½d wmk inverted and both 2d scarlet & 3d dies; [1] CofA wmk 1/4d couple nibbed perfs. (31) 1017P U A/B Selection mainly fine cds examples comprising [1] single wmk 4d almost lemon shade, cds; [2] SM wmk P14 1d 1½d 3d 4d & 4½d, all cds; [3] SM wmk P13½ x 12½ all values/dies (ex 1d Die II) with extra ½d 2d brown & 1/4d, all cds ex both 2d reds meter slogans (3d Die I faulty). (22) 1018P */U A/B Varieties Selection with mint 1d green CofA flaw under neck retouch & block of 4 with retouches to ferns & RA joined, 4½d single wmk with line under E of POSTAGE, 5d CofA with flawed BLC, 5d on 4½d TRC single with narrow last E in PENCE, 2d CofA imprint block of 8 and part imprint pair x2; used 2d CofA thin paper according to vendor, doubled shading above right wattles & kiss print doubling the bottom frame (small tear) a similar flaw in the Roos would be a multi $1000 lot! (23) AUSTRALIA | King George V Issues 1019 U A/C ½d to 1/4d on hagners, completely unpicked but mainly off parcels so mixed condition, a few in combination with other issues including 1/- Vic Centenary, also noted a complete parcel label with 3d Die Ia pair & 2d brown, a 2nd with 4d olive pair, a parcel tag with 4d orange x3 (one with nice “poached egg” flaw on emu’s foot), 1d violet poorly printed left side of stamp with 4d blue, 1½d brown with many flaws on right side. (550+) 1020 U A/C 1913-36 on hagners in mixed poor to fine condition with some duplication for shades but no obvious major varieties seen; more useful single watermark 5d line perf shades x3, LM wmk with 1d Harrison x2, 1/4d (no SM wmk p14) x3. Inspection needed. (110) 1021 U A/B 1914-36 assemby in small stockbook comprising ½d greens (3), 1d reds wide range of shades on smooth, semisurfaced and rough papers (109 including 30+ dated examples), 1½d red (11), 2d orange (2), 2d reds various wmks (16 with 4 wmk inverted CofA), 2d surcharge (4), 2d browns (4), 4d olives (8), 5d browns (8). Mainly fine, unchecked by us. (160+) AUSTRALIA | King George V Issues | Stamps on Cover A/B 1931-32 long OHMS envelopes with KGV official frankings 1022P * [1] SM wmk P13½x12½ perf ‘OS’ six with 1d green BW #81ba Cat $20 each and two with 2d red Die III BW #102ba Cat $30 each (one env is plain); [2] CofA wmk optd ‘OS’ two with 1d green BW #82(OS) Cat $80 each and one 2d red BW #103(OS) Cat $60. Most have machine/slogan cancels, small peripheral and other imperfections, total Cat $380. (10) AUSTRALIA | KGV - Single Watermark 1023 U A Perf ‘OS’ Set with all dies and colours to 1/4d, plus same for No Wmk & Large Mult wmk, with four 4d orange shades including lemon, additional 1/4d with dry ink, extra 2d brown, various 1d shades including rosine. Nice lot. (36) 1024 V/F A ½d Green Comb Perf selection of 11 used inverted wmks, including 4 perf ‘OS’, one Cyprus? green and two Large Mult (one ‘OS’).

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1d Red Smooth Paper shades collection laid out in G10-33 number order including old G13½, G17½, G23½ and G24½, excluding G27; all cds pmks ex three machine/slogans, no obvious plate varieties. Vendor advises Michael Drury has reviewed the ‘G’ number allocations which Cat c$850. (25) A- C1 - Plate 4 ‘JBC’ Monogram (damaged state - 3mm below Jubilee Line) strip of 6, BW #71(4)zh, Cat $750+ as strip of 3, with Run N & Roo’s tongue out [VIII/56,60], some perf separation. A- B1 - left half of 1 line Harrison imprint [VII/54,60], unit 54 with ferns & unit 60 with ‘RA’ of ‘AUSTRALIA’ joined, BW #71(4)zj, Cat $800 for block of 4, light horizontal crease through top unit. AB1 1d Red Rough Paper rosine shade perf ‘OS’, BW #72Ibb. A- B1 1d Red Die III Lightly hinged with storage-related gum disturbance, just off-centre with variety white scratch below right wattle stem at Position 48 BW #75n, Cat $200. A C1 1d Green top marginal horizontal gutter block of 20 [VII/3 - VIII/12], BW #77, Cat $200. A B1 - sage-green shade, Mullett Imprint block of 4 (2**), with Dry Ink (bottom right unit affected by stain) BW #77c. A B1 1½d Black-Brown Die I corner block of 4 (2**) with Inverted Watermark, BW #83a. A C1 1½d Red Die I perf ‘OS’ cracked cliché from right to left through right frame, emu’s feet, top of E, base of King’s neck and then through roo’s legs to left frame, BW #89(17)m, Cat $500 for ‘OS’. One of the classic cracks in this issue. A B2 2d Orange perf ‘OS’ watermark inverted BW #95a,ba Cat $750 (see catalogue Note 1). B B2 - perf ‘OS’ part imprint block of 6 partly reinforced giving 3**/3* BW #95ba, Cat $450 as single stamps (current retail as singles $495). A B2 2d Red-Brown Die I horizontal pair, one unit with large white flaw in left value tablet, BW #97(16)f, Cat $150. A B1 - large white flaw in left value tablet [16L4], BW #97(16)f, Cat $150. Superb. MLH. A B1 3d Blue Die I dry ink block of 4, BW #104c, Cat $430, 2 units mounted. A/B 4d Olive collection of used copies includes perf ‘OS’ x3. (390+)

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1042P ** A C1 1/4d Greenish Blue Dull shade o/c NW, current retail c.$475. 1043P * A- B1 - Thick ‘1’ at right, BW #128m, Cat $200, minor gum disturbance. AUSTRALIA | KGV - Single Watermark | Stamps on Cover 1044 F A1d Red Smooth Paper perf ‘OS’ block of 4, BW #71bb, on registered (imperf label) unclaimed Titles Office cover from Perth to Pilbarra, ‘MARBLE BAR/10DEC15/WESTN AUSTRALIA’ (A1) on face, bottom edge starting to separate 1045P F A - dull red perf ‘OS’ block of 4, BW #71Ebb (with Drury Certificate) on registered unclaimed cover from Perth, ‘BRUCE ROCK/3MY16/WESTN AUST’ (A1) on face. 1046 F A - perf ‘OS’ block of 4, BW #71bb, on registered unclaimed Titles Office cover from Perth, ‘DUMBLEYUNG/13OCT15/ WESTN AUSTRALIA’ (A1) on face. 1047P F A - perf ‘OS’ block of 4, BW #71bb, on registered unclaimed Titles Office cover from Perth, ‘FREMANTLE/8JL15/ WESTN AUSTRALIA’ (A1) backstamp. A1d Red Die II plus two ½d orange CofA wmk one with Die 1a variety BW #69(8)d, on envelope (flap missing, other 1048 *F small faults) to England, each tied clear cds ‘HAMILTON/10-A-4AU32/N.S.W.’ Attractive bi-coloured two variety cover. B 1d Red Die III BW #75 on aged mourning cover to Rosedale via Bundaberg tied metered slogan and ‘BRISBANE/ 1049 * 22AUG18.7-PM’. Scarce, Die III on cover Cat $400, should clean up with care. 1050 F A 1½d Brown block of 4 on 1919 cover from Sydney to USA. [Double weight, but over-charged by ½d?] 1051 f A 1½d Brown Perf ‘T’ with unplated dot below front of right 2 [C175] on 1921 Register of Births wrapper from Ellendale to Hamilton. 105P F B 4d Orange & large mult ½d green, both perf ‘OS’, BW #110b, Cat $150, on 1920 registered unclaimed WA Office of Titles local Perth cover, a little worn at the edges 1053P F A4d Blue Cooke Plates pale miky blue shade, BW #112F, Cat $200, cancelled with Sydney Krag of AU28/1923. 1054P *F A4½d Violet perf ‘OS’, BW #118b, Cat $350, rare solo franking tied by Elizabeth St, Melbourne cds to 1927 (4 Aug) registered cover (flap missing) to Mortlake, vertical crease at far left.

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AUSTRALIA | KGV - Large Multiple Watermark 1055P ** A A1 ½d Green bluish green shade thin paper block of four, BW #65Aac – Cat $800 (mounted and unmounted prices are transposed in catalogue), superb centring, fresh unmounted mint. $380

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AUSTRALIA | KGV - Large Multiple Watermark | Stamps on Cover 1056 F A1½d Brown perf ‘OS’ strip of 3, BW #86ba on 1920 registered unclaimed WA Office of Titles to Gosnell and the redirected to Guildford. AUSTRALIA | KGV - No Watermark 1057 ** A/B 1d Green Plate 4 TS Harrison imprint block of eight with three listed varieties at VII/54 & 60, VIII/56, BW #79(4)z plus #79(4)r, Cat $300+ (current retail c$500), selvedge hinge trace under VII/59 (ie not part of the imprint block of 4), natural inclusion in gutter (usual fold). AUSTRALIA | KGV - Small Multiple Watermark Perf 14 1058P U A Perf ‘OS’ Set with all dies and colours to 1/4d, plus extra 1½d & 4d, 4d is wmk inverted. Nice lot. (10) 1059P ** A B1 ½d Orange marginal block of 12 [8L1-12] with Eight wattles at left & cut in right wattles etc, BW #67(8)a,f. 1060 ** A B1 - marginal block of 12 [8R1-12] with Die 1a, white flaw on left side of crown, cut in left wattles etc & white flaws in upper half of left value tablet etc, BW #67(8)d,l,m,n. 1061 ** B1 1d Green block of 9, unit 4 with large green transient? flaw above AL of AUSTRALIA, BW #80, Cat $54++. 106P ** A- B1 - top marginal block of 9 with inverted wmk, BW #80a, Cat $225, 6 small tone spots on back, left units have light horizontal crease, 3 units unaffected by faults. 1063P F A B2 - horizontal pair cds with variety RA joined at VII/60 BW #80(4)j, POR in a major price list these days. 1064P **/* A C2 - BRC pair [VIII/54,60], unit 54 with white spot in SE corner & unit 60 with run N (2nd state), BW #80(4)q,sa, Cat $220+, unit 54 mounted. 1065P * A- A1 - Mullett imprint block of 8 with ferns & ‘RA’ joined, BW #80(4)z, Cat $300, some very light toning. 1066 **/* B A1 - Mullett Plate 4 imprint block of 8 with RA joined, ferns & roo’s tongue out, BW #80(4)z, Cat $400+, many tone spots. 1067 **/* A B1 - Mullett plate 4 imprint block of 4 [VII/54,60,VIII/49,55] with ferns & RA joined retouched, BW #80(4)za, Cat $125. 1068P ** A C1 3d Blue Die Ia horizontal pair, BW #107, Cat $300. 1069 U A/B 4d Olive mounted collection of varieties, including perf ‘OS’, no catalogued flaws, catalogue $760 as normals. (12)

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- collection of used copies includes perf ‘OS’ x3, Cat $2760. (44) 4½d Violet Die I block of 4 with bottom right unit with white flaw in right value tablet, nice positional block, BW #119g. - right marginal horizontal strip of 3, BW #120, retail $225 (as singles). 1/4d Greenish Blue marginal pair, right hand unit with Thick 1 at right, BW #129m, Cat $2400+, gum very lightly soiled. 1074P * B C1 - Mullett imprint pair, BW #129z, Cat $2000, unfortunately a little soiled and left unit has been re-joined. AUSTRALIA | KGV - Small Multiple Watermark Perf 14 | Stamps on Cover 1075P F A 4d Olive perf ‘OS’, BW #115b, Cat $600, reasonably centred for this stamp, rare solo franking on legal-sized Official registered cover to Mortlake, tied by 1930 (11 Jul) Registered Elizabeth St Melbourne cds. AUSTRALIA | KGV - Small Multiple Watermark Perf 13½x12½ | Collections and Accumulations 1076P **/* A/B Selection [1] 2d scarlet Die III block of 4 ** o/c wmk inverted BW #102a, upper units trimmed perfs; [2] 3d blue Die II block of 4 * well centred, plus imprint pair ** BW #108; [3] 5d light orange-brown Die II block of 4 * well centred BW #126. (13) AUSTRALIA | KGV - Small Multiple Watermark Perf 13½x12½ 1077P U A Perf ‘OS’ Set with all dies and colours to 1/4d ex 3d Die Ia, additionally with 1d Die II mint, and extra 3d Die II. Plus 3d Die II with ‘A+P’ perfin. (16) 1078P * A B1 1d Green translucent paper left half Mullett imprint from plate 3. [Translucent paper is catalogued for Perf 14 but not for Perf 13½x12½.] 1079P U A/B - [1] vertical pair faked double perforation between; [2] NY joined BW #81(4)m o/c left, corner cds; [3] CTO block of 4 og with November 1, 1928 Exhibition cds in red (one unit blunted corner). (7) 1080 D B - with mss “1/dues” cancelled at Werribee, on address label piece with GB 1d red cancelled at Rugby Station. Use of endorsed postage stamps in lieu of postage due stamps is very unusual. 1081P * A C2 - ferns [VII/54], BW #81(4)ia, Cat $200. 1082 U A/B 4d Olive collection of used copies includes perf ‘OS’ x8, opt ‘OS’ x2, Cat $900. (135) 1083P ** A B1 - BLC block of 8 [3L49-52,55-58], BW #116, Cat $400+, some perf separation between 2nd & 3rd columns. 1084 * A B1 - Ash Imprint block, BW #116(3)z. Mint. 1085P **/* A B2 - Plate 3 Ash imprint pair, BW #116(3)z, Cat $200 as block of 4, hinged in selvedge only. 1086P F A C1 ‘FIVE PENCE’ on 4½d Violet Die II on 4½d with ‘OS/NSW’ type C perfin, rare. 1087P ** A A1 - perf large ‘OS/NSW’. Ceremuga certificate. Very rare. 1088P * A C1 1/4d Greenish Blue BW #130. 1089P F A B2 - commercially used block of 4 (with ‘GOONDIWINDI’ Sept.1932 cds’s), the lower left unit with Thick 1 at right retouched, BW #130 &130ma. A very scarce block; exceptionally so with the variety. AUSTRALIA | KGV - Small Multiple Watermark Perf 13½x12½ | Stamps on Cover 1090 F A 1½d Salmon solo franking on 1927 Perth-Wagin cover, and perf ‘OS’ (with P14 3d) on 1928 Perth-Corrigin Office cover, latter unclaimed and with D.L.O. cds, BW 92E. (2) 1091 *F B 3d Blue Die Ia & 4½d Sm Mult P14 KGV on 1930 double-weight air cover from Port Hedland to Perth, top flap missing otherwise attractive. B - 1928 use on AR card, unusual single usage. 1092 *F 1093 F A4d Olive & 1d green, both perf ‘OS’, BW #116ba, Cat $150, on 1931 registered unclaimed WA Office of Titles cover to Burracoppin. 1094 * A5d Surcharge AAMC #125, Cat $200 on cover, with 1929 3d Air Mail block of three all tied two strikes crisp ‘CAMBERWELL/15OC30/VIC’ registered to England and inscribed in red “By Aust and Karachi - London Airmail” which began 1929 (Dec 15) as AAMC #146 and went by air Adelaide - Perth, by sea/surface Perth - Colombo Karachi, thence air to London. Backstamps Perth transit and Hassocks (GB) arr. 1095 F A 5d Brown BW-listed varieties solo frankings on registered covers (2), comprising SM wmk Retouched NE corner (126k), and CofA wmk Frame missing behind emu (127(3)o – early state), Rutherglen (red) and Regent (blue) labels, respectively. 1096 *F A A1 1/4d Greenish Blue BW #130, Cat $350, on ‘COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/AUSTRALIA - ENGLAND/FIRST OFFICIAL AIRMAIL FLIGHT/from MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA TO LONDON ENGLAND/APRIL/1931’ cachet on back of official cover along with 2d & 3d Kingsford-Smith & 3d Airmail, all cancelled with ‘MELBOURNE/12/11P22AP31/ VIC’ (A1). A- AAMC #130, Cat $350 on bi-coloured registered, and probably privately produced, envelope (almost certainly by 1097 * the sender C.Tolhurst, Beaconsfield, Vic whose pre-printed address is on the flap) for the Australia - England return flight (First Experimental) AAMC #188 additionally franked KGV 1d green (same wmk & perfs), 1928 3d Kooka, Kingsford Smith 1931 6d violet - all tied ‘REGISTERED/6/23AP31/MELBOURNE’. Special cachet on the back, but NO other backstamp.[See also Lots 1374, 1375 & 1377 for similar items.] AUSTRALIA | KGV - CofA Watermark 1098 ** A B1 1d Green vertical strip of 6, all units with dents in bottom frame [I/6,12,18,24,30,36], BW #82(1)d-de, Cat $300, under-catalogued as strip. 1099 ** A- C1 1d Green Overprinted ‘OS’ half pane of 30 [VI/1-30], unit 21 with dot before 1 corrected (BW #82(OS)(3)fa) & 22 with thinned left frame (BW #82(OS)(3)g), Cat $300+, couple of tonespots, no left margin. 1100 ** A- C1 - half pane of 30 [VI/31-60], BW #82(OS), Cat $300+, couple of tonespots. 1101 ** A- A1 2d Red Die III TLC block of 8 (4x2) with nice jumped perf on top margin, a few tonespots on gum mainly in left margin, hinged in left margin only. 1102P V A C1 - perf medium ‘OS’ for NSW state use, quite rare. Ceremuga certificate. 1103 U A/B 4d Olive collection of used copies includes perf ‘VG’ x4, perf ‘W/A’ x3, Cat $720+. (230+) 1104 **/* A A1 - greenish-olive shade, Ash Imprint block of 4 (2**) BW #117(3)z. 1105P **/* A- C1 1/4d Greenish Blue Ash imprint block of 4 usual gutter fold and all units typically off-centre towards the gutter, BW #131z, Cat $750, top units very lightly mtd and with tone spotting just appearing. AUSTRALIA | KGV - CofA Watermark | Stamps on Cover 1106 f A4d Olive & 1d green x2 on 1934 registered OHMS cover from Paddington to Uruguay, Unusual destination. 1107 F A1/4d Greenish Blue , BW #131, Cat $250, plus 2d red KGVI Die I cancelled with ‘COBAR/915A1 JE37’ on air cover to Scotland, a few light tonespots, still a nice usage item. 1108 F A- vertical pair + QM 1d late usage in 1938 (21 Jul) on complete Parcels Post label, affixed to parcel-wrapping fragment, tied by Canberra City cds, minor wrinkles.

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