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1933 KGV Crocodile set ½d to 10/-, perf SPECIMEN. VF MLH. SG 1s-10s cat £350. (10) (P)AVAILABLE at A$300
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Victoria: 1850-1913 Collection inc 1850-57 QV Halflength 1d (12), 2d (3) & 3d (18 inc 2 prs). All with shades & printings. 1859 QV Halflength 3d perf. 1852-54 Queen on throne 2d (4 inc shades). 1856 1d & 1858 6d (2). 1854-55 QV Woodblock 6d & 2/- imperf. 1887-63 QV Emblems inc prs, shades, wmks & papers. 1860-66 QV Beaded Oval to 6d. 1863-73 QV Laureate to 5/- inc 8d orange & 10d grey -also wmks, shades & perfs. 1873-74 QV 9d M (2). 1885-95 QV Stamp Duty to 2/-. 1885 QV Stamp Duty opt to 2/-. 1885-95 QV 4d lilac error of colour (SG 300b cat £1700). 1884-96 QV Stamp Duty Postal Fiscals to £1 inc Postally U. 1897 QV Charity 1d & 2d. 1901-13 QV Postage to 5/- M plus 1d bar opt experimental pr. Also 1901 QV Postage perf OS ½d blk of 40, & 1901 KEVII £1 perf OS. Mostly G-VF M/MUH/U, mixed condition in earlies but some Halflengths with 4 margins, odd doubtful items in later. SG cat £19,500+ = A$35,000+. Valuable lot. (720) (P)SOLD at A$2700
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Victoria: 1854-1912 dealer's stock on hagners inc 1854-55 QV Woodblock 6d & 2/-, imperf. 1859 Half length 3d perf (2). 1863-73 Laureates to 5/- inc 2d (3) inc VIC doubled, 1d & 4d all Mint. 1884-96 Stamp Duty to £10, inc 45/-, £5 & £8 F/C. 1885 QV opt Stamp Duty to 2/-. 1901 QV No Postage to 2/- M. 1901-12 QV Postage to 2/- M & to 5/- U. Also 1863 QV Laureate 5/- 'colour trials' (10) mounted on card plus 1863 Laureate 3d selection of 12 'colour trials' mounted on card, being Ink & Colour Experiments? of unknown origin. Mostly G-VF M/U, mixed in parts. Possible pmk interest in Melbourne codes. SG cat £12,000+ = A$21,000+ plus extra for those 'colour trials'. (950+). (P)SOLD at A$2500
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Western Australia: 1854-1912 Collection inc 1854 Swan 1d black imperf. 1860 Swan 2d imperf. 1861 Swan range to 6d inc perfs. 1865-79 Swan to 1/- wmk crown CC. 1884 ½ opt Swan 1d. 1885 1d opt Swan 3d. 1893-95 Surch Half-Penny & One Penny. 1902-10 Swan/QV to 5/-, & 1905-12 Swan to 10d. 1893-47 Swan Postal Fiscal to 1/- postally used. 1879 QV Telegraph set 1d & 6d postally used. Mostly G-VF M/U, mixed in parts. SG cat £1500+ = A$2700+. (135).SOLD at A$400
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Western Australia: 1854-1912 Used collection inc 1854 Swan 1d black (2 imperf), plus Roulette 1854-55 Swan 4d & 1/- imperf plus 4d roulette (1/- variety pre-printing paper fold). 1857 Swan Litho 6d (3 inc shades). 1860-64 Swan 2d &6d imperf. 1861 Swan 4d vermilion & 6d purple-brown. 1864-85 Swans to 1/-. 1888 New colours set to 4d. 1885 Surch 1d on 3d. 1902-11 QV Swans to £1. 1879 QV Telegraph 1d. 1902-12 Swan to 1/- perf OS or WA. Most G-VF U, some mixed condition in earlies. SG cat £7000+ = A$12,500+. (230). (P)SOLD at A$1250
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1860s-1912 Selection on hagner & in glassines. Almost all are Mint. Western Australia inc 1902-12 Swan to 10d. 1912 Swan set 6d & 10/- wmk crown single-lined A. 1885-93 Swan to 6d, wmk crown. NSW mostly 1888-1912 inc strips & blks. Queensland inc 1868-78 QV Chalon 1/-, wmk crown Q. South Australia inc 1901-02 QV 9d & 1/-. Tasmania inc 1871-96 QV to 8d. 1880 Platypus Stamp Duty 1d & 1/- plus 1900 Revenue opt 1d. Victoria inc 1897 Charity 1d & 1880-1912 QV to 1/-. Most F-VF M, odd U. SG cat £2400+ = A$4300+. (163)SOLD at A$600
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1870s-1990s Collections/accumulations in 17 s/books. SWA from 1923 inc 1927-43 Pictorials to 4d prs. Niger Coast 1894-98 QV to 1/-. Laos 1882-99 QV to 6d. Nigeria 1938-50 KGVI Pic vals to 5/-. BEA 1890 Light & Liberty to 1R. 1922-27 KGV to 3/-. 1935-37 KGV Pics to 5/-. 1938-52 KGVI Pics to 10/-. 1954-59 QEII Pics to £1. Ethiopia 1920s Pictorial & Portraits to 4M. Egypt from 1879-1900 Sphinx & Pyramid range. Rhodesia 1892 Arms to 10/- & 1896-97 Large Arms vals to 5/-. 1909 Rhodesia opt Arms to £1. 1910-13 Double Heads to 1/-. Southern Rhodesia 1924-29 KGV Admirals to 2/-, Cape 1860s-90s Hopes to 1/-. Natal 1902-10 KEVII to 5/-. Transvaal 1885 Arms to £5. 1900 VRI opts to 10/-. Sudan 1898-1921 Camel Post to 10pi. Basutoland 1953 QEII Pic set to 10/-. Most G-VF M/MUH/U, slt ropicalisation in parts. SG cat £10,000+ = A$18,000+. (12,000).AVAILABLE at A$1000
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1880s-1950s World inc Tripolitania 1933 Zeppelin set M (SG cat £65), Ruanda-Urundi 1952 Flowers to 20Fr (£40), Monaco 1885 Heads 1c-15c M (£1135) & 40c (£110), French Colonies inc Fezzan (£65), Mauritania (£40), Sudan 1931-39 set (£65), Nyassa 1901 set both M & U (£50), 1921 Surch (2 sets, £90), some early Turkey (65) & some Italy. Mostly F-VF M/U. SG cat £1650. (275)AVAILABLE at A$220
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Bechuanaland: 1885-1904 QV Collection inc 1885-87 Cape Hope opt set to 1/- inc ½d opt in black & red. 1888 QV GB opt ½d. 1888 QV set to £5 (£1 & £5 F/C). 1888 QV opt 1d/1d, 2d/2d, 6d/6d & 1/- on 1/-. 1888 'One Half-Penny' opt QV 3d. 1888 opt Cape Hope ½d. 1891 & 1893-95 opt Cape Hope sets 1d & 2d opt up & down. 1891-1904 QV GB opt set to 1/-. Then 1888 Protectorate opt QV to 2/- inc 1/- extremely rare error 1st 'O' in 'Protectorate' omitted. 1888 4d in red opt QV 4d. 1886 opt Cape ½d. 1889 Fourpence opt QV GB ½d. 1897 opt Cape Hope ½d green 2 diff spacings. 1897-1902 QV GB opt set to 6d. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/U, some mixed condition & F/C present. SG cat £9950+ = A$18,000+. Valuable lot. (57). (P)SOLD at A$1000
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British Commonwealth & European range in green stockbook with Austria inc 1935 Welfare M, 1950 5S, 10S Birds G-FU, Belgium 1949 & 1950 Anti TB sets M/MLH, France 1924 Olympic set M/MLH, Denmark 1912 5K GPO GU, Finland 1940s-50s Red Cross sets G-FU, Italy 1951 Stamp Cent set FU, 1952 Air Conf MUH & FU, British Commonwealth range inc BAT 1977 to 1990s M/MLH. Indian Feudatory States, New Guinea inc 1932-34 BOP undated Airs to 5/- G-FU, 1939 Airs to 5/- M/MLH, Rhodesia inc 1892 Arms to 1/- (2), 1896-97 to 2/- G-FU, Nth Rhodesia inc 1938 to 5/- G-FU, Sth Rhodesia 1924 to 2/- G-FU, Rhodesia& Nyasaland 1954 10/- + £1 prs FU, Sarawak 1948 RSW MLH, Tristan da Cunha 1954 Defins M, St Kitts 1952 & 1954 Defin sets M/MLH, Tonga 1953 Defins M/MLH, Transvaal 1885 to 10/- M/MLH, 1895 to 1/-, 1896 to 2/6 M/MLH & various others. All very messy F-VF. SG cat £2700+ = A$5000. Inspection recommended to discover what the describer missed. (720)SOLD at A$350
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Ceylon: 1872-1969 Mint Collection on album pgs from Portuguese PO archive UPU 'specimen' stamps collection, with 1872-98 QV to 36c. 1885 QV Surch 30c/36c & 15c/16c. 1886 QV Key-type 25c & 28c, 1890s-1940s empty (offered individually). Then 1949-69 appears largely comp inc 1950 Pic set to 1R, 1951-54 set to 10R plus 1958-62 Redrawn set to 10R. All diff. VF fresh M. SG cat £740+. (123).AVAILABLE at A$200
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Falkland Islands: 1869-1902 classic Mint QV inc 1869-76 black rectangular Frank. 1878-79 QV 1d, 4d & 6d no wmk. 1882-91 QV 1d & 4d wmk crown CA upright plus 1d shade. 1885-91 QV 1d wmk crown CA sideways. 1891 Bisect ½d on 1d. 1891-1902 QV to 1/-, plus 1d & 4d shades & 6d wmk reversed. 1898 QV 2/6 blue. All diff plus shades. Mostly G-VF M/UN. SG cat £4600+ = A$8200+. (20) (P)SOLD at A$1000
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French Colonies - St Pierre & Miquelon: 1885-1954 Collection on Yv pgs. 1885 '5 SPM' on Commerce 4c, '05, 10 & 15 SPM' on P&C 40c imperf. 1885 05 SPM on Commerce 20c, plus 15c on 30c. 1891 Opt to 25c, plus 1c-10c opt in red. 1891-92 Surch to 4c on 40c. 1892 Large Figure Surch sets (both opts). 1892 Tablet to 1Fr. 1912 surch set to 1Fr. 1922-28 Pic to 2Fr. 1931 Paris Expo set plus M/S. 1938 Pictorial to 20Fr. 1939 150th Anniv set. 1942 set to 20Fr. 1934 Cartier opt set to 5Fr. Good coverage of 1947-59 Airs to 500Fr. 1925-27 Postage Due opt set to 3Fr. 1901 Parcel Post opt 10c black & 10c red. All diff. Most F-VF M/U, 90%+ fresh M. SG cat £3000+ = A$5400+. Nice collection to continue. (300 + M/S)AVAILABLE at A$700
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French Colonies - St Pierre & Miquelon: 1885-1908 Collection inc 1885 SPM opt P&C set 05/40c - 15/40c imperf, 1885 SPM opt Commerce 05/20c perf, P&C 05/35c & 05/1Fr imperf. 1891 opt Commerce 15c/50c & 15c/40c. 1891 Opt Commerce 2c & 10c opt in red, & to 1Fr in black inc 2c opt inverted. 1891 Surch to 4c/40c. 1892 Single-lined Surch set to 4c/25c, plus double-lined set to 4c5c. 1892 TP opt Postage Due 10-40c plus opt Postage Dues to 2Fr. 1892-1908 Tablet key type to 1Fr inc new colours. All diff. Most G-VF M/UN/U, some mixed earlies. SG cat £2800+ = A$5000+. (68) (P)AVAILABLE at A$350
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Great Britain: 1841-1980 Collection in hagners & s/book with 1841 QV 1d red-brown imperf (14) mixed margins (cat £490) & 1854-57 blued paper perf 14-16 shades (8, £280). 1841 QV 2d blue imperf (4 inc pr, cat £360) & perf 14 (5, £350). 1850s-70s 1d QV 1d reds (200+) inc range of duplex pmks. 1855 QV 4d Rose-carmine & 6d lilac (£275). 1862 QV 1/- green (2, £600). 1870s-80s 3d rose plate 5-16 (6, min cat £460). 1882 QV 6d grey opt 1R/OFFICIAL (£140). 1902 KEVII 2/6 & 5/- (£350). Pre-WWI KGV to 5/- Seahorse (£210). 1934 Seahorses set to 10/- (£190). 1930s-50s KGVI to £1 & QEII Pics & Commems. British Commonwealth odds (10) on hagner inc British Levant 1885 40p UN (cat £130), Bahamas 1870s QV 1d Chalon wmk CC REVERSED (£80) & Cyprus ½d opt on GB 1d red Plate UN (cat £110). Mixed condition throughout. Total SG cat £4500+. Plus 2015 GB Concise cat & 2010 SG British Commonwealth cat. Also World array (4200) inc pocket s/book of enigmas, on-paper mix & Japan 1960s MUH Pictorials. Unorthodox assembly in medium carton. (Approx 5000)SOLD at A$325
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Indian States - Faridkot & Nabha: 1885-1940s collection on leaves inc Faridkot 1886 QV set to both 1R inc shades. Officials 1886 to 1R cat £650+. Nabha inc 1885 QV 1a & 2a, 1885 red opt inc 4a, 1885-97 black opt to both 1R. 1903-09 KEVII to 1R inc shades, 1913 KGV to 1R. 1927-36 to 5R. 1938 KGVI to 10R. 1940-43 to 12a. Officials inc 1885 to 1R green & carmine, black opt 1903-06 to 1R. 1940-43 KGVI to 5R. Mostly F-VF M/MLH, some U. SG cat £2380 = A$4300. (P)AVAILABLE at A$650
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Indian States - Gwalior 1885-1949 collection on leaves inc 1885 QV ½a, 1a & 2a, 1885 red opts inc 4a 15mm opt & both 1R, 1885-97 15mm to 5R, 14mm opt to 5R. 1903-11 14mm opt to 1R, 13mm to 5R, 1912-14 to 5R, 1928-36 to 25R, 1938-48 to 25R, 1949 Alizah print opt inc 12a pr. SG 137. Officials inc 1885-96 to 1R, 1927-35 inc 1R-10R, 1942-47 inc 2R, 5R & 10R & others. Mostly G-VF M/U. SG cat £4450 = A$8100. (226) (P)AVAILABLE at A$1000
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Indian States - Patiala: 1884-1940s collection on leaves inc 1884 QV to 4a & 1R, 1885 red & black opts inc variety 'Auttalia' on ½a (red), 1a (blk), 2a (red), 1891-96 to 1R, 2R & 3R, 1903-06 to 1R, 1912-26 to 5R, 1928-34 Defs, 1937 to 15R, 1940 to 12a. Also Officials inc 1913-26 to 2R, 5R, 1939-44 Defs & others. Mainly F-VF M/MLH few UN/U. SG cat £2900 = A$5300. (195) (P)AVAILABLE at A$800
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Indian States - Patiala: 1884-1946 collection inc 1884 QV vert opt ½a-8a plus Service opt ½a & 1a. 1885 Puttialla State opt to 1R plus ½a & 2a, error 'AUTTIALLA' instead of 'PATTIALLA' plus 1a opt in red & black & 2a, 8a & 1R h/s REPRINT. 1891-96 PATIALA STATE opt QV to 2R & 1891-1900 Service opts to 1R inc both 1R in blks of 4. 1903-06 KEVII to 6a plus Service opt to 1R. 1928-34 KGV opt to 2R plus Service opt to 1R. 1937-38 KGVI Pic opt to 1R plus Service opt to 5R. Telephone opt 1886 QV 4a (3) on large piece. Most F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £1950+ = A$3500+. (320) (P)AVAILABLE at A$600
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Korea - Empire: 1885-1903 privately printed classic collection on old 'tourist sheet' with 1885 5m rose & 10m blue. 1895-98 Arms set 5p-50p plus unissued 25m 50m & 100m. 1897 Surch set 5p-50p. 1900 Additional character surch 1 on 25p & 1 on 5p. 1902 Jubilee 3Ch. 1902-03 large character surch set 5p-50p. All diff. SG would cat £11,000+ for originals. Interesting early forgeries. (20)AVAILABLE at A$100
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Monaco: 1885-1980 Ex dealer's stock. 1885 Prince to 40c inc M & U, 1891-1921 Albert to 5Fr, 1929 Surch set, 1929-33 Pics to 10Fr, 1947 Air se-tenant strip of 3, 1949-50 UPU set. Good coverage of 1950s-70s. 1980 Europa sheetlets. Also Postal Stationery envelopes & Airletters from 1890s. Most F-VF M/MUH/U, post 1950 being mostly VF fresh MUH. Nearly all diff. SG cat £6200+ = A$11,000+. Dealer's retail $4500+. (1500)AVAILABLE at A$700
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Netherlands Colonies collection 1870-1970 in Davo illustrated album. Inc Netherlands Indies 1870-1947 inc 1870 King William to 2G50, 1900 Surch to 2½G, 1912 2½G slate on blue paper G/FU. 1915 Red Cross set, 1930 Child Welfare set M/MLH & other 1930s Charity sets, 1933 Queen set G-FU, 1948 Dues set M/MLH & others cat £500. Netherlands New Guinea 1950-62 inc 1950 Defs MLH/MUH (1G-5G MUH), West New Guinea, 1962 UNTEA opt set mostly MUH cat £350+. Suriname 1885-1975 inc some earlies M/U, 1928 Medical Foundation set M/MLH, 1945 Queen to 2G50 G/FU, 1950 Cancer Research set M/MLH, 1953-55 Defs inc 1955 Animals M/sheet M/MLH, 1953 Sports Week set M/MLH, later Child Welfare sets & M/sheets MLH & MUH. Some back of book inc Airmails M/MLH & others cat £1000. A good collection. Condition of some a bit varied, largely F-VF. Total cat £1850+ = A$3400. (1050 & 15 M/S)AVAILABLE at A$350
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Nevis: 1862-90 QV Collection inc 1862 Medicinal Springs 1d, 4d rose & 6d perf 13. 1867-76 Medicinal Springs 1d, 4d & 1/- perf 15. 1871-78 Medicinal Springs 1d, 4d & 1/- lithographed. 1879-80 QV 1d mauve, wmk crown CC. 1882-90 QV to 1/- inc 6d green (1/- opt SPECIMEN). 1885 Bisect ½d on 1d. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/UN/U. SG cat £1650+ = A$3000+. (20) (P)AVAILABLE at A$500
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Portuguese Colonies - Guinea: 1881-1903 Classic collection inc 1881-84 Crown to 300R inc 50R green opt PROVA. 1885 Crown New Colours set to 50R. 1886 King to 300R. 1893-94 Figures set to 300R. 1898-1903 Carlos to 700R inc New Colours. 1893 Newspaper 2½r. All diff. Most G-VF M/UN/U, some mixed. SG cat £1800+ = A$3200+. Rarely offered area. (61) (P)AVAILABLE at A$450
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Portuguese Colonies - Timor: Collection 1885-1903 inc 1885 Crown basic set to 300R. 1887 Embossed set to 300R. 1892 Newspaper opt set to 2½ on 80R. 1892 Surch 30 on 300R. 1893 Newspaper 2½ plus one h/s IMPOSTO. 1894 Figures to 300R. 1894 New Currency Surch Embossed to 47a on 300R plus 5a on 30 on 300R. 1894 Newspaper Provisorio 2½R. 1898 400th Anniversary to 24a. 1898-1903 Carlos to 78a inc New Colours. 1899 Provisorio set. All diff. Most G-VF M/UN/U. SG cat £550+. Seldom seen area. (87)SOLD at A$210
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Revenues on documents inc Cape of Good Hope 10/- & £2 on 1903 Land Transfer, or Power of Attorney. Orange River Colony KEVII 1/-, 5/-, 10/- & £1 (2) on 1904 Mortgage Bond. Orange Free State arms 1/-, 5/-, £1 & £3 (2) on 1885 Power of Attorney. Sarawak 1956 Land Transfer franked Pictorial Postage $1, $2 & $5 (8). Plus 'The Polynesian' Newspaper of 23 Feb 1933 from the SS Lurline South Seas & Oriental Cruise. (6).AVAILABLE at A$150
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St Christopher: 1870-88 QV Collection inc 1870-82 1d magenta & 6d green (pair plus shade) wmk Crown CC perf 12½, & 4d blue perf 14. 1882-90 to 1/- wmk Crown CA. 1884 4d/6d green. 1885 Diag bisected ½d on 1d. 1886 1d/6d & 4d/6d. 1887 1d on ½d. 1888 1d on 2½d. All diff. Most G-VF M/UN/U. SG cat £656. (19) (P)AVAILABLE at A$180
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St Vincent: 1861-99 QV collection mid 1861-69 QV to 1/- no wmk inc shades & perfs with 1d (3), 4d, 6d (4), 1/ grey (3), 1/- blue (2) & 1/- brown. 1871-81 QV to 1/- wmk small Star inc 1d black (2), 1d green, 4d blue, 6d green (2 shades), 1/- brown (3) & 1/- orange. Also 1881 ½d orange, 1d drab & 4d blue. 1881 'ONE PENNY' opt QV 6d green. 1882-83 1d drab, 2½d on 1d & 4d, wmk crown CA. 1885 1d on 2½d on 1d. 1885-83 QV & Badge to 5/-. 1890 2½d on 4d. 1890-93 2½d & 5d. 1897 3d on 1d. 1899 QV Tablet to 5/- (5/- opt SPECIMEN). All diff inc shades, wmks & perfs. Most G-VF M/U. SG cat £2750+ = A$4900+. (57) (P)AVAILABLE at A$700
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1885-86 POSTAGE blue opt QV 10/- mauve & claret Stamp Duty, blued paper, wmk NSW downwards, perf 12. F-VF fresh MLH. SG 241b cat £300. Scarce stamp. (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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1885-93 Swan set ½d to 1/-, h/s SPECIMEN. VF fresh M, ½d part gum. SG 94a-101s cat £550. Rare set. (6) (P)AVAILABLE at A$450
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1885 'Postage & Revenue FIVE CENTS' opt QV 32c slate perf 14. VF fresh M. SG 155 cat £70. (P)SOLD at A$60
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1885 'Postage & Revenue FIVE CENTS' opt QV 65c red-brown, perf 14. VF fresh UN. SG 158 cat £140. (P)SOLD at A$70
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1885 'TWENTY CENTS' on QV 24c green. VF fresh M. SG 165 cat £90. (P)SOLD at A$70
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1885 'TEN CENTS' opt QV 64c red-brown. VF fresh UN. SG 174 cat £100. (P)AVAILABLE at A$50
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1885 'One Rupee Twelve Cents' opt QV 2R50 dull rose perf 12½x14. VF UN. SG 176 cat £110. (P)AVAILABLE at A$55
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1885 'POSTAGE & REVENUE FIVE CENTS' opt QV 4c rosy-mauve, Sperati Forgery, printed on genuine paper & with genuine opt! from which design of another cheaper stamp was bleached out, & with genuine pmk, with 'Sperati Reproduction' h/s on back. VFU, barred oval pmk. SG 177 see footnote. Very dangerous forgery that previously fooled experts. (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
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1885 'Postage & Revenue FIVE CENTS' opt QV 16c pale violet, wmk Crown CA. VF UN. SG 180 cat £190. (P)AVAILABLE at A$90
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1885 'Postage & Revenue FIVE CENTS' opt QV 24c brown-purple Sperati Forgery printed on genuine paper & with genuine opt from which design of another cheaper stamp was bleached out, & with genuine barred oval pmk, with 'Sperati Reproduction' h/s on back. VFU. SG 182 cat £500 for normal. Very dangerous forgery that previously fooled experts. (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
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1885 QV Surch set 5c/8c-1R12 on 2R50, opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh M. SG 187-93s cat £1300 & much undercatalogued. Extremely rare, only 100 sets printed & most remain in various postal archive collections. Certificate can be obtained on request. (7) (P)AVAILABLE at A$2000
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1885-91 QV 1d pale claret, wmk crown CA sideways. VF fresh MUH, UL cnr marginal. SG 7 cat £95 for M, should be at least double, £190 MUH. (P)SOLD at A$275
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1885 Arms 10Mk brown & rose, top value. VFU, 'Helsingfors 87' cds. SG 107 cat £850, Fa 26 cat 5500Kr. Key top value. Exp twice inc Scheller. (P)SOLD at A$180
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Reunion: 1885-86 '5c.R' opt Eagle 40c orange, imperf. M, horiz crease, 4 margins & VF appearance. SG 3 cat £450, Maury 3 cat €475. Exp Scheller. (P)SOLD at A$60
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Egypt-Sudan: 1885 Use of 1884 GB QV 2½d lilac with 'British Army Post Office Egypt AP 16 85' cds. SG ZA8 cat £225. Rare usage from Suakin during Gordon Relief expedition. (P)AVAILABLE at A$130
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Egypt-Sudan: 1885 Use of 1884 GB QV 2½d lilac vert pr with 'British Army Post Office Egypt MY 6 85' cds. SG ZA8 cat £450. Rare usage from Suakin during Gordon Relief expedition. (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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Egypt-Sudan: 1885 Use of 1884 GB QV 5d green with 'British Army Post Office Egypt MY 21 85' cds. SG ZA9 cat £500. Rare usage from Suakin during Gordon Relief expedition. (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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India: 1885 Cover franked GB QV 1d lilac (16 cnr dots) with m/s 'Stamped' across stamps, tied by 'M-6 2' barred square pmks. To England with 'Hyderabad Deccan Haufzulgunj 30 MAR 85' cds & b/s of Bombay & Norwich arrival. Rare usage from a British soldier using up stamps that he had brought with him. (P)SOLD at A$500
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1885 '50 CENTS' opt QV 48c yellowish-brown. F-VF M, darker gum. SG 41 cat £400. (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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Sungei Ujong: 1885-90 'SUNGEI UJONG' opt QV 2c pale rose, opt type 29, error 'UNJOG' instead of UJONG. VFU. SG 44a cat £3500. Extremely rare & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)AVAILABLE at A$2500