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Beer Duty: 1902 QV 4d blue. 'Other Vessel', Commonwealth of Australia issue with shorter serifed value tablet. VF fresh UN. Bft 40. Elsmore at $160. (P)AVAILABLE at A$110
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New South Wales: Postmarks Numeral & CDS cancels on covers & cards collection in large album with Numerals (190+) 1-2042 inc 9 (1st type duplex name at base), 14 (with m/s 'OR 7216, 6d' to Pay), 35 (Goulburn, type 1 on 1851 2d Laureate), Goulburn duplex with 'OR 122 6d due' in blue. 38 (2) tying 1880s QV 1d pr to 1885 cover to Newtown. 49 (1st type duplex, name at base). 213 with 'MORE TO PAY' cachet & 1d Postage Due attached, 577 on PPC with Coolac cds. 587 of Gulgong tying 1d Shield to locally addressed env, 1074 2 clear strikes on 1d Shield pr, 1735 from Tharwa to Michelago & 2042 from Tarcoon to Hobart, cds pmks (300+) inc Bemboka, Boro, Cobbora, Coraki RR, Edgecliff (tying 1897 Charity 1d to local env), Hungerford, Jindera, Mazon Creek & Registered Tamworth in double oval. Overall variable quality of strikes from poor to VF, still useful group inc some NSW scenes on the PPC. See website. (500)SOLD at A$900
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Queensland: 1882-1908 MUH multiples. Noted 1882 QV Numerals in lower cnrs 2½d rose blk of 6, 1896 QV Solid background 1d blk of 28. 1895-96 QV 2 numerals ½d blk of 20. 1895-96 QV no cnr numerals blank background 1d blk of 12. 1897-1908 QV 4 numerals 1d blk of 14 with sheet no. 1897-98 QV 1d plain roulette part sheet of 19. Most F-VF MUH, odd flts or spots. SG cat £2750+ for M, should be at least double, £5500+ MUH, plus premium for multiples. (315)AVAILABLE at A$500
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Tasmania: Covers 1903 Tattersall Postal Regulations by-pass Tasmanian Govt Railways parcel label to rear of envelope for Paid Carriage from Tunbridge to Hobart. VF condition for one these rare covers. 1950s Stamp Duty 1d Platypus attached to rear of Govt Bank Cheque with crisp 'Orford 9 MY 60 TAS' postal cds. 1897-1902 Letter Bills (21) with a variety of pmks inc Campania, Claremont, Evandale Junction, GPO, Mangalore, Richmond & Triabunna. 1950s-60s 'Meter Mail/Paid' covers (17) inc 1964 OHMS (2) with black Hobart machine pmks & 1951 'Paid at Launceston' with red Launceston 'Jubilee' machine pmk, plus oddments (8) inc 1980s Quoiba & Pipers River cds. All F-VF. (48 covers)AVAILABLE at A$150
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Victoria: 1850-1912 Collection 1850-56 inc QV Halflengths 1d, 2d, 3d (3) inc pr, 1854 QV 1/- Octagonal imperf, 1856 QV Woodblocks 6d orange & 2/- green imperf (4 margins cat £220). 1850s-60s Emblems (7) to 4d. 1860s-70s QV Laureates to 5/- blue & rose inc 6d blue DOUBLE perf at left. 1870s QV to 2/- blue. 1880s-90s QV 'Stamp Duty' to 2/6 yellow inc scarce 1/6 blue (£80), VF postally U. 1897 QV Charity 1d M & 2½d VFU. 1900 Boer War Charity pr CTO North Sydney. 1901 QV w/o Postage (6) to 5/- FU/CTO (£230) & QV Postage set to 5/-. 1880s-90s Postal Fiscals (26) to £10 inc Stamp Statute to 5/-, QV £5 rose & Arms to £10 inc 4/- orange CTO, 15/- lilac, £1.10/- olive, £2 blue & 45/- violet. SG cat approx £1700 = A$3000, plus Elsmore cat $400 for the Revenues. Some sl mixed condition with plenty of extras, mostly G-FU with odd CTO. (P)SOLD at A$650
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1850-1912 Collection on Seven Seas pgs in binder. NSW 1860-72 QV Diadems to 1/-, 1897 QV Consumptives Home 1d. Queensland 1897-1905 to 1/-. South Aust 1899-1901 QV OS 1d & 6d. Tasmania 1853 QV Courier 4d, 1857-67 QV Chalons to 1/- imperf, & 1864-91 to 1/- perf. 1899-1912 Pictorial to 6d. Victoria 1897 QV Charity 1d. Almost all diff. M/U, typical mixed condition, but many F-VF, album in nice condition. SG cat £1400+ = A$2500+. Useful starter collection. (180)SOLD at A$250
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Bolivia: 1863-1901 Collection inc 1863 Garcias Local Post 1R. 1867 Condor 5c (3 shades), 10c brown, 50c yellow & 100c blue. 1867-68 Condor New Colours 5c mauve & 50c blue. 1868 Arms 9 stars 5c-100c. 1869 Postal Fiscal 5c & 10c. 1870 Arms 11 stars 5c-100c. 1878 Arms & Book set to 50c. 1884 Postal Fiscal 5c & 10c. 1887 Arms roul set to 10c. 1890-941 Arms perf set to 100c. 1893 Arms lithographed set to 20c. 1893 Postal Fiscals 1c & 2c. 1894 Arms set to 100c thin & thick paper. 1897 Portraits & Arms set to 2B. 1899 EF opt to 20c. 1899-1901 Sucre set to 1B. All diff inc shades. Mostly G-VF M/U. SG cat £1175+ = A$2100+. (77)SOLD at A$220
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British Central Africa: 1891-1901 collection inc 1891-95 BCA opt Rhodesia Arms 1d to 10/-, 1892-93 Surch set 3s/4s, 4s/5s. 1895 Surch One Penny on 2d. 1895 Arms to £1, no wmk & 1896 Arms to £1, with wmk. 1897-1900 Arms to £10. 1897 ONE PENNY on 3/-. 1898 Cheque stamp 1d, imperf & perf. 1901 Arms New colours set. Mostly G-VF M/U, some high F/C. SG cat £7100+ = A$13,000+. (42) (P)SOLD at A$950
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British East Africa: 1890-1903 Mint collection inc 1890-95 Light & Liberty to 3R, 1894 Surch set, 1895 BEA h/s 5a, 7½a & 1R, 1895-96 QV India opts to 5R, 1895 QV surch 2½ on 1a6p, 1895-96 QV Lions set to 5R. 1897 opt Zanzibar Sultan ½a & 2a, 1897 Zanzibar Sultan surch 2½ on 1a & 2½ on 3a, 1897-1903 QV Lions High 3R, plus 4R, 5R & 10R opt SPECIMEN. All diff. Mostly F-VF M, some tropical spots. SG cat £3000+ = A$5500+. (48) (P)SOLD at A$500
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British East Africa: 1890-1903 used QV collection. 1890-95 Light & Liberty to 5R, 1895 TECR Provisional m/s ½a on 3a, 1895 BEA opt to 8a. 1895-96 BEA opt QV to 12a. 1896-1901 QV Lion to 4R. 1897-1903 QV Lion 1R & 2R postally used, plus 20R & 50R F/C. All diff inc shades. Most G-VF U. SG cat £1800+ counting the 2 high as F/C (would cat £11,750 as U alone). (37) (P)SOLD at A$600
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British Empire: 1860s-1970s ranges on pages & hangers inc Natal from 1880s inc 1902-09 KEVII to 2/6. Rhodesia useful 1892-98 Arms issues. BMA 1945-48 KGVI opt to $5 plus dies. Nigeria from 1914 inc 1983-44 KGVI Pictorials to 5/-. St Vincent from 1880s QV inc surch. Cyprus from 1880, Sierra Leone 1870s-90s QV to 1/- plus shades & wmks. New Zealand mainly mint 1935-66 on Davo pages, plus Postage Dues & Life Insurance issues. Grenada from QV inc 1938-50 KGVI Pics to 5/-. Bermuda 1938-44 KGVI Pic to 2/6, later QEII to £1. Leeward Is 1938 KGVI to 5/-. St Kitts, Nevis from 1860s, plus St Christopher, inc 1938 KGVI Pics to 5/- plus perfs. Seychelles from 1890s QV inc KGV to 1R50. Sudan from 1897 inc useful camel postman to 20pi. OFS from 1868 inc VRI opts. Mostly F-VF M/MUH/U, sl mixed in parts. SG cat £9000+ = A$16,000+. (3900)SOLD at A$500
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Canada 1859-1948 Collection in SG illustrated album with 1859-64 1c QV, 3c Beaver (4), 12½c green & 17½c blue. 1868 Large Queens (7) to 15c, 1870-93 Small Queens (50+) to 10c (2) shades G/GU also inc 6c (2) UN & 10c carmine-pink M. 1893 20c, 50c FU, 1897 Jubilee inc 5c, 8c, 15c M. 1897 QV to 8c. 1898 QV Old Head set to 20c inc 8c M. 1908 Quebec set (ex 15c) to 20c M/U. KGV War Tax selection, 1928-29 Pics to 20c M, 50c FU. 1930-31 Pics to $1 M, 1937-38 Defs G/FU. Also back of book inc 1878 Registered 8c blue GU & others inc New Brunswick selection. Plus s/book of extras, swaps & spares. Some mixed condition but many F-VF. SG cat £3400 = A$6300. (660)SOLD at A$300
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Canada: 1852-1902 QV Collection inc 1852-57 QV ½d, Beaver 3d & QV Chalon 7½d imperf. 1858-59 QV ½d & Beaver 3d perf. 1859-64 Portrait & Beaver set 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 12½c & 17c. 1868-90 Large QV to 15c. 1870-93 Small QV to 10c, plus shades & printings. 1893 Widow set 20c & 50c. 1897 QV Jubilee to $4. 1897-98 QV Maple Leaf set to 10c. 1898-1902 QV set to 20c. 1898 Christmas 2c (2 shades). 1899 Surch 2c/3c. 1875-92 Registration set 2c-8c. 1898-1920 Special Delivery 10c. All diff & shades. Mostly G-VF U, mixed in some parts. SG cat £9400+ = A$16,500+. (81) (P)SOLD at A$1150
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Canada - Newfoundland: 1857-1947 Collection on Scott pgs inc 1857-60 Crown & Flowers 1d, 3d triangle & 5d. 1862-64 Flowers 4d (2), 6d & 1/-. 1865-94 Pic set inc Fish 2c, Seal 5c brown & 5c black, Prince 10c, QV 12c (2 shades), Ship 13c & QV 24c. 1868-94 Portrait set to 6c. 1876-74 Rouletted set to 5c. 1893-96 Pic to 10c plus shades. 1897 Cabot set to 60c. 1897-1901 Royal Portrait set. 1910 Pic set to 15c, litho plus 1911 6c-10c engraved. 1911 Portrait set to 15c. 1919 Caribou set to 36c. 1920 Surch set inc 3c/15c both types. 1923-24 Pic set to 24c. 1928 Pic set to 30c plus 1929-31 re-engraved set to 20c & 1931 wmk set to 30c. 1931 Air sets to $1 with & w/o wmk. 1932-37 Pic & Portrait set to 48c. 1933 Gilbert set to 32c. 1935 Silver Jubilee set. 1937 long Coronation set, 1941-43 Pic & Portrait set to 48c. 1919 & 1921 Airmail opts. 1932 Transatlantic $1.50 on $1. 1933 Air set to 75c. 1939 Postage Due to 10c. Almost all diff. Mostly F-VF U, some M. SG cat £8000+ = A$14,000+. (265) (P)AVAILABLE at A$1000
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Canada - Newfoundland: 1857-1918 Mint collection. 1857-64 Crown & Flowers 1d, 3d Triangle & 5d. 1862-64 Flowers 4d, 6d, 6½d & 1/-. 1865-70 Ship 13c & QV 24c, 1868-73 Prince 1c, QV 3d vermilion & 6d rose. 1880-98 Pictorial to 10c. 1897 QV Surch 1c/3c, 1897 400th Anniv to 35c. 1897-1918 Royal Portrait set to 5c. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/UN, some mixed condition. SG cat £1700+ = A$3000+. (33) (P)AVAILABLE at A$400
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Canada - Newfoundland: 1862-1918 classic collection inc 1862-64 Crown & Flowers 1d imperf. 1865-70 Portrait & Seal, Fish 2c, 5c brown, 10c & 12c. 1868-73 Portrait & Seal to 6c inc 5c black. 1876-79 Pic set to 5c roul, 1880-98 Pictorial & Portrait range inc shades. 1890 QV 3c selection of shades. 1897 400th Anniv set to 60c. 1897-1918 Royal Portrait set to 5c. All diff inc shades. Most F-VF U. SG cat £1600+ = A$2800+. (50) (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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Covers: China 1937 Airmail covers to Australia (2) both from Hankow & endorsed 'Airmail via Kwangtung to Hong Kong', franked with a variety of current SYS stamps. Some flts, still a very since pair. GB 1853 London-Wakefield letter franked QV 1d red-brown imperf. USA 1940 Registered air to Australia with censor tape. 1954 Aust-South Africa FFC. Stamps eclectic group (160) inc South Aust 1937 Income Tax 1/- blks of 8, cnr blk of 10 & 5 singles MUH (Bft cat £230 as used) & 5/- Cattle Duty (£25). Victoria 1966 Cattle opts (15 mixed) to $2 VFU (Bft cat £45). Australia Kangaroos (33) assorted to 5/- inc 3rd wmk 2/- maroon (6), 2/- brown (4) & 5/- grey & yellow (£350). Canada 1897 QV Maple leaves (8) to 10c (£114) & 1898 QV (10) to 20c (£142). GB 1880s-90s QV 2/6 (2) & 5/- (4) G-FU (£1320) & 1902-10 KEVII 2/6 carmine U (£220). Overall very eclectic mix, would break down for internet sales, total cat £2660 for the stamps plus heaps extra for the covers. (160 plus 8 covers)SOLD at A$325
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Germany: Private Post Collection 1862-1900 in s/book. Good coverage of the diff posts with many scarcer issues. Altona 1889 Poets & Musician set to 1Mk, Bergedorf 1887 Animal set to 15pf. Berlin 1884 Packet Post (15pf), 1891 Stenographers Triangle stamp (Mi cat €250). 1896 Bookbinders Arms stamp. Berlin-Warmuth Post 1888 20pf (€150) & 1890 5pf (€150). Berlin-Butchers Union 1887 & 1888 issues. Bochum 1888 Mourning issues set for Kaiser Wilhelm I. Breslau 1897 Jewish New Year 1½pf (1st stamp with a Judaica thematic). 1897 Kaiser's Jubilee. Bromberg 1896-97 Hansa Post issues. Chemnitz 1889 Kaiser's Birthday set. Colln 1888 Type-set. Dresden 1862 Express type-set 1ngr with counterfoil (€250). 1889 800th Anniv set. Erfurt 1891 Shooters stamp. 1895 Thuringen Volksblatt 2pf Frankfurt. 1890 & 1876 Lepzig Fair Charity stamps (used for only 1 week each), 1887 Cyclist 1pf. 1888 Emperor Embossed proofs (4 diff colours). Gera 1893 Courier Bird 3pf (€250). Giessen 1890 Von Liebig 3pf (€150). Hamburg is well covered in many posts inc 1888 Hamburg View 5Mk & 1893 Max Warming School post 3pf FULL SHEET. Konigsburg 1897 Kaiser's Jubilee 3pf, plus Lubeck 1897 Jubilee 3pf, 1888 Portrait set in vert gutter prs. Mainz 1889 Grand Duke & 1889 Music Director stamps (world's 1st photo-produced stamps). Offenbach 1890 Packet Express 5pf (€600). Posen 1897 Jubilee 3pf (€200), Schwaan 1899 Bird 3pf (€200). Wiesbaden 1887 Medical Congress 3pf (world's 1st medical stamp). Most diff. Most F-VF M/MUH/U. MI cat €16,000+ = A$28,000+. Many scarcer & seldom offered posts. (1340) (P)AVAILABLE at A$2500
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Great Britain: 1840-2016 Collection in 2 Davo albums, inc 1840 QV 1d Black (2), 4 margins (black MC pmk), 1840 QV 2d No Line lines, crisp scarlet MC pmk, 1841 QV 1d Red-brown blued paper 4 large margins. 1847-54 QV Embossed 6d, 10d, 1/-, cut square mostly 4 margins (SG cat £3500). 1855 QV No letters 6d, 1/-, 1862 QV Small cnr letters 4d, 6d & scarce 9d Straw FU, 1865 Large letters 3d, 4d, 6d, 9d, 1/- green, 2/- blue. 1870s Coloured letters (9) to 1/- brown inc 8d orange. 1883 QV 2/6, 5/-, 10/-, 1897 QV Jubilee set to 1/-, 1902 KEVII set to 5/-, 1912 KGV to 5/- Seahorse. 1934 KGV to 10/- Indigo. 1924 & 1925 Wembley sets. 1929 £1 PUC. 1937-52 KGVI comp inc 1948 SW £1. QEII Pre-decimal. Decimal strong range 1971-2016 mostly G-F commercial U. Some gaps in later period. A solid attractive above average condition collection. Mostly F-VF U. SG cat £13,700 = A$24,600. (2700 + 18 M/S) (P)SOLD at A$1300
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Indian Feudatory States: Collection 1870-1950 in Springback binder. Extensive range inc Bamra 1894 ¼a Postal Card used, Bhopal 1902-49 inc 1902 ¼a rose-red sheetlet of 16, Bijawar inc 1935 perf 11 Pictorials to 2a & 1936 roul to 2a, 1937 to 1R, Bundi 1894-1947 inc 1897-98 1a, 2a (2) & 4a (2) with shades, 1914-41 Raja Cows inc varieties, 1941-45 Arms set, Charkhari 1897 range, 1902-04 to 4a, 1931 Pictorials to 5R inc 4a with 'misplaced perfs' variety, Hyderabad 1871-1944 inc 1871-1909 Arms to 12a, 1931 Pics to 1R & others. Indore 1898-1946 inc 1927-37 Maharaja inc 2R & 5R, 1940-46 Defs to 2R & 5R MUH. Kashmir 1866-76 Primates, Kishangarh inc 1904 Maharaja to 5R inc ½a & 1a imperf Proofs/Colour Trials, 1928-36 to 5R, Orchha 1935 Maharaja to 25R, 1939 to 2R, Rajasthan inc 1948 Bundi opts, 1950 Jaipur opt set SG 15-27, Sirmoor inc 1898 Elephant to 1R, Soruth 1864 1a 1929 Pics Officials inc 1932 Pics set of 4 also few covers. Travancore 1889-1949 inc 1921-32 Surch. Travancore-Cochin 1950 Surch inc 1a opt USTC (2), Officials inc 1949-51 2a/4ch to 6a/14ch 4 values in prs imperf. Others, few covers/stationery. Mostly VF M/U, some forgeries/reprints given the nature of the area. SG cat £4670 = A$8500. Very attractive collection. (750+) (P)AVAILABLE at A$1500
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Iran Collection: 1868-1950 (some later) on old pgs, appears near comp to 1930 M/U inc 1st issues Lions (20, SG cat £3400), basically comp ex 2sh black, 1Kr yellow, 5Kr & 1To, 1876-81 sets (£290), 1885 opt set (£160), 1897-1902 long set of 32 (£140), 1900 opt prs (£520), Provisoire opts to 50Kr (£840). 1902 Type-set issues opt (SG cat £2000+), 1909 Arms set (£200), 1911 'Relais' opt set M/U (£520), 1912 Official opt set (£130) etc, wide range of opts, Officials, Parcel Post, Airmail opts etc. F-VF M/U. SG cat £15,000 = A$27,000+. Not checked for reprints etc but this has been more than allowed for in our reserve. (700+)SOLD at A$1700
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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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Liberia: 1860-1905 Collection inc 1860-69 Liberty 6c, 12c & 24c. 1880 Liberty New Colours set to 24c. 1881 View 3c black. 1882-89 Numeral set 8c & 16c. 1885 Numeral & Ship set to 32c. 1892-96 Pictorial & Portraits to $5. 1894 Triangle 5c. 1897-1905 Pics to 50c Officials. 1892 Pictorial & Portraits to $5. 1894 OS opts to $1 plus Triangle imperf & roul. 1898-1905 Pictorials to 50c. Postage Due 1892 opt Numeral set 3c & 6c. 1893 set to 40c. Registration stamps 1893 Monrovia (10c) black. 1894 10c Surch set. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/UN, sl mixed in parts. Sc cat US$565. (90)AVAILABLE at A$150
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Niger Coast: 1892-98 Used QV collection on pgs. 1892-94 Oil Rivers opt GB set to 1/-. 1894 QV Oil Rivers obliterated set to 1/- plus 1d shade. 1894 QV set to 1/- no wmk. 1897 QV to 2/6 wmk crown CA. Also 1894 QV 2½d part sheet of 24, & 1894 QV ½d blk of 10. Almost all F-VF U. SG cat £570+. (59).AVAILABLE at A$180
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Orange Free State: 1868-97 Mint Collection 1868-97 Tree inc ½d brown, ½d yellow plus shade, 1d brown (2 shades) & 1d purple. 1881 1d on 5/-. 1896 ½d opt 3d range of types inc vert se-tenant pr plus varieties opt double (2). 1890-91 1d on 3d. 1882 3d on 4d. 1897 2½d on 3d. 1896 Halve penny opt plus varieties no bar & 'Peuny' for 'Penny'. All diff inc shades & types. Mostly F-VF M/UN, sl mixed condition on some. SG cat £358. (23) (P)SOLD at A$100
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Portuguese Colonies - Mozambique: 1876-1903 Collection inc 1876 Crown to 300R. 1881-85 Crown new colours set to 50R. 1886 Embossed to 300R. 1893 Jornaes opt 2½r on 40r, both opt types. 1893 Newspaper 2½r. 1894 Figures to 300R. 1895 700th Birth Anniv opt to 300R. 1897 Surch 50/300r. 1890 Provisional opt 2½r on 20R & 5R/40r. 1898-1903 Carlos to 700R. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/UN/U. SG cat £2800+ = A$5000+. Many seldom seen issues. (73) (P)AVAILABLE at A$500
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Rhodesia: 1892-1908 Collection inc 1892-93 Arms set to £10 (£5, £10 F/C). 1892 Surch set ½d-8d. 1892-94 Arms set to 4/-. 1895 Arms set 2d & 4d, perf 12½. 1896-97 Large Arms set to 4/-, Lion partly shaded, & to 10/- heavy shading. 1896 Cape opt set 1/- M. 1897 Arms ½d-8d. 1898-1908 Arms ½d to £20 plus shades (£20 F/C). All diff. Most F-VF U, odd M. SG cat £4900+ = A$8800+. (79) (P)SOLD at A$1000
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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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Spanish Colonies - Fernando Poo: Collection 1879-99 inc 1879 King set to 50c. 1882-89 New Values set to 10c. 1884-93 '50c Habilitado' opt King 2c & 5c in blue & 1c in black. 1893-98 50c Habilitado h/s in blue on plain paper. 1894-47 Baby to 25c. 1896-95 '5 Habilitado' opt Baby to 12½c. 1897-99 '5 CEN' in Circle opt Baby to 15c. 1898-99 '50c Habilitado' opt Baby 2c & 12½c. 1899 'Habilitado para Correos 15c' on 25c Arms. 1899 Curly Head to 2P. All diff. Mostly F-VF M/U, majority M. SG cat £2400+ = A$4300+. Many rarely seen. (52) (P)SOLD at A$700
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Tonga: 1886-1949 Mint inc 1886-88 King George I set to 1/- plus 1892 6d orange (2 shades). 1891 Surch set 4d/1d & 8d/2d. 1891 diag 'stars' opt 1d & 2d set. 1892 King & Arms set to 1/- (SG cat £225). 1893 Surch 2½d on 2d, 5d on 4d & 7½d on 8d. 1894 'Surcharge' opt set plus 1895 1d on 2d & 1½d on 2d. 1895 King George II set to 7½d. 1895 Surch set ½d on 2½d to 7½d on 2½d. 1896 type written surcharge 'Half-Penny' on 2d reading up & down. 1897-1949 King & Pics basic set to 5/-. Officials 1893 'GFB' opt King set to 1/- (£275) & 1893 GFB set to 10d (£150). All diff inc shades. Most F-VF M/UN. SG cat £1900+ = A$3400+. (58) (P)SOLD at A$350
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USA 1870-1990 Collection in thick spring-back album inc 1870 large presidents to 30c, 1897 Columbian to 15c, pre-WWI commem sets, 1938 Presidents to $5 Coolidge, 1940 Famous Americans near comp & many Pics/commems. Mostly G-FU. High cat value. (many 100s)AVAILABLE at A$150
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1897 QV Consumptives Home 1/- green & brown, left marginal blk of 4. VF MUH, sl gum bends. SG 280 cat £200 as M singles, should be at least double, £400 MUH plus premium for the blk. (P)AVAILABLE at A$120
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1897 Consumptives Home Charity set 1d & 2½d. VF MUH, both cnr marginal. SG 280-81 cat £300 as M, should be at least double, £600 MUH, plus premium for such attractive cnr examples (2) (P)AVAILABLE at A$600
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1897 Consumptives Home Charity set 1d & 2½d. VF MUH. SG 280-81 cat £300 as M, should be at least double, £600 MUH. (2). (P)AVAILABLE at A$500
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1897 Consumptives Home Charity set 1d & 2½d, opt SPECIMEN. F-VF UN/M, 1d tiny thin. SG 280-281s cat £300. (2) (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
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1897-99 Arms 1d & QV 2d & 2½d deep myrtle-green, imperf composite Proof on thick white glazed paper (143x94mm). Superb fresh UN as made. SG 288/97(p). Attractive & rare, this being the 1st example in this colour we have handled. (P)AVAILABLE at A$400
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1897-99 Arms 1d & QV 2d & 2½d dark blue imperf composite PROOF, on thick glazed paper (144x94mm). Superb UN as made, 4 huge margins. SG 288/297(p). Attractive & very rare. (P)AVAILABLE at A$450
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1897-99 Arms 1d & QV 2d & 2½d green imperf composite DIE PROOF, on thick glazed paper (143x94mm). Superb UN as made, 4 huge margins. SG 288/297(p). Attractive. Very rare. (P)AVAILABLE at A$450
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1897-99 QV 2d ultramarine DIE PROOF colour trial similar to issued design but screened typography printing (design of dots), perf 11, thick chalk-surfaced paper. UN as made, thinned as was glued to printer's approval card, VF appearance. SG 292(p). Extremely rare as only several printed. (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
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1897-99 QV Diamond Jubilee 1d violet DIE PROOF colour trial, in screened typography printing (design of dots), perf 11, thick chalk-surfaced paper, this design being adapted for the issued 2½d. VF UN as made. SG 295(p). Extremely rare unissued stamp with only several printed. (P)AVAILABLE at A$500
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1897 QV Coin 5/- reissue, perf 11x12 marg blk of 4 with attractive burelage at left. VF fresh M/MLH. SG 297e cat £200++. Rare multiple. (P)AVAILABLE at A$400
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1897 Money Order form from Junee (No 374) for £1.10/- bearing 1888 Centenary 1d tied by double ring horiz oval 'Junee 22 MAR 97 NSW' cds, cashed at Hobart with paying office cds & 'Commercial Bank of Tasmania' cachet in red on reverse. Comp with advice portion with Mar 22 departure & Mar 26 MOO & SB Tasmania arrival d/s. Some edge aging at right on M/O. VF. (2). (P)AVAILABLE at A$180
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1897 Money Order from Picton for 5/- bearing 1888 Centenary 1d (m/s cancel) with violet 'MOO & GSB 20 MAR 97 NSW' oval d/s at UL. Cashed at Hobart with paying office 'MOO & SB MR 30 97 Tasmania' cds at LR & 'Commercial Bank of Tasmania' cachet in red on reverse. Comp with advice portion with March 22 departure & March 26 arrival d/s. VF. (2). (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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Postmarks: Numeral cancels (8) with 215 type 2R19 (RRRR) VF strike on 6d slate QV imperf Diadem & 257 type 4B (RRRR) near comp strike on 1870s QV 2d sideface. Then 25 type 1 on QV Laureate 1d no wmk, 133 type 2R20 on 2d QV imperf Diadem, 1137 type 1A on registered imperf, 307 type 4B on 1897 QV 2d, 329 type 2R36 on 1897 QV 2d, & 396 type 4B on 1897 QV 2d (all rated RRR). Generally F-VF strikes -329 is superb. (8). (P)SOLD at A$500
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Postmark: Numeral 277 of Tarlo type 3R16 (RRRR), crisp comp strike on 1897 QV 2d blue. (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
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Postmark: Numeral 690 of Brown's Creek (type 4B, RRRR) near comp strike on 1897 1d Shield. (P)AVAILABLE at A$100
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Postmark: Numeral 957 of Mogilla (RRRRR) comp sl 'muddy' strike on 1897 QV 2d blue. A recent discovery, listed as NNR in 1st edition Freeman. (P)SOLD at A$475
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Postmark: Numeral 1310 of Cawley's Creek (RRRRR), light comp strike on 1897 QV 2d blue. One of only 2 recorded, other illustrated in Freeman. (P)SOLD at A$300
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1897-1908 QV 3d Brown, blank background, numerals 4 cnrs, blk of 4, IMPERF master die, no wmk, cream wove paper. Superb UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 240(p). ACSC Q24(DP)1A cat $4000 (in 2004). Extremely rare with only several made. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)AVAILABLE at A$1500
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Railways: Cairns-Mulgrave Tramway 1897 3d brown small size. VF fresh UN. (P)AVAILABLE at A$60
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Railways: Cairns-Mulgrave Tramway 1897 6d green small size. VF fresh UN. (P)AVAILABLE at A$60
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1897 QV Hospital Charity set 1d & 2½d, opt Specimen. VF MUH. SG 353-4s cat £200 M, should be at least double, £400 MUH (2) (P)AVAILABLE at A$350
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1897 QV Hospital Charity Fund set 1d & 2½d, opt Specimen. VFM, 1d part gum. SG 353-4s cat £200. (2) (P)AVAILABLE at A$120
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1897-1903 QV Lions 50R mauve top value. Superb F/C, large violet Protectorate cancel. SG 99 cat £300 F/C (cat £9000 for U). (P)AVAILABLE at A$350
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1897 QV Jubilee ½c-15c. VF fresh M. SG 121-32 cat £606, Unitrade 50-58 cat C$1520. (9) (P)AVAILABLE at A$350
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1897 QV Jubilee 8c slate-violet imperf Plate Proof, mounted on card. Superb fresh UN as made, 4 margins. SG 130(p), normal cat £55, Unitrade 56P cat C$140 (normal C$200). Only 1150 printed (P)SOLD at A$50
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1897 QV Jubilee set 20c-$5, h/s SPECIMEN. 20c with no serif h/s & the rest with serifs. VF fresh M. SG 133-40s cat £2500 (normals cat £6180), Unitrade 59-65s cat C$4480 (normals cat C$10,100). Rare set. (7) (P)AVAILABLE at A$2000
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1897 QV Jubilee $2 deep violet imperf Plate Proof, mounted on card. VF fresh UN as made, 4 margins. SG 137(p) normal cat £1000, Unitrade 62P cat C$800 (normal C$2000). Only 750 printed. 2008 RPSL photo-cert. (P)AVAILABLE at A$275
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1897 Anniversary set 1c-60c. VF fresh MLH. Unitrade 61-74 cat C$498, SG 66-79 cat £325+. (14). (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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1897 Small Dragon Surch set 1c/1c, 2c/2ca & 3c/3ca, small figures, 3mm spacing. VF fresh M/MLH. Sc 25-27, SG 34-36 cat £1170. Unusually nice. (3) (P)SOLD at A$325
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1897 Surch Dowager set ½c on 3ca - 30c on 24ca. VF M/MLH, with top 2 values Superb fresh MLH. Sc 28-37, SG 37-46 cat £5980. Rare mint set in far above average condition. (10) (P)SOLD at A$1700
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1897 Red Revenue 1c/3c. Superb U, 'Customs China 1897' cds. Sc 78 cat US$300+, SG 88 cat £375+. (P)SOLD at A$300
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1885-1911 Collection inc 1885 Small Dragon 1ca & 3ca. 1897 Surcharge 10c on 12ca, large numeral, 2½mm spacing. 1897 Surch to 10c on 12ca, large numerals, 1½mm spacing. 1897 Imperial Chinese Post to 30c. 1898 Coiling Dragon, Carp & Goose to $2. 1905-10 New colours to 10c. 1904 Postage Due opt set to 10c. 1904 Postage Due set to 30c. 1911 Postage Due 1c. Almost all diff. Mostly G-VF M/U. SG cat £1850 = A$3300+. (59)SOLD at A$500
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South West Africa: 1897 'Deutsch-Sudwest-Afrika' opt Eagle 25pf orange unissued. F-VF fresh MLH. Mi Ia cat €280, SG footnote cat £325. (P)AVAILABLE at A$100
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South West Africa: 1897 'Deutsch-Sudwest-Afrika' opt Eagle 50pf chocolate unissued. VF fresh MLH. Mi II cat €280, SG footnote cat £325. (P)AVAILABLE at A$120
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1897 Pictorial set 18c & 24c with corrected text, opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh, 1st MLH, 2nd UN. SG 110-11s cat £55. (2)AVAILABLE at A$35
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1897-99 Postage Due opt basic set 2c-24c. VF fresh M/MLH. SG ex D12-25 cat £675+ & undercatalogued. Very rare. (10) (P)SOLD at A$625
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1897-99 Opt Eagle set 3pf-50pf, plus 3pf red-brown shade. VF M/MLH. Mi 1-6 & Ib cat €123. SG 1-6 & 1a cat £144. (7) (P)AVAILABLE at A$80
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1897 opt Eagle 3pf reddish brown (lebhaftorangebraun). VFU, Wilhelmshafen cds. Mi 1d cat €350, SG 1b(var) cat £350+. Exp Steuer BPP. (P)SOLD at A$100
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1897 Australasian New Hebrides Co set 1d & 2d local post. VFU with 'Travelling Post ANH Co Ld' cds of 'JAN 98' & 15 AUG 96'. (2)AVAILABLE at A$40
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1897-98 QV set 6d, 2/6 & 10/-, opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh M. SG 71s & 73s-74s cat £275. (3) (P)AVAILABLE at A$250
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1897-1900 QV set 2c-2R25. Mostly F-VF M/MLH. SG 28-36 cat £275. (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
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1897 'Postage & Revenue 2½d' opt QV Stamp Duty 2/- dull lilac, opt SG type 8, variety opt shifted right on to margin. Stamp VF fresh M, nice original colour. SG 67 cat £2000+ as normal & shifted opt est at +50% so £3000+. Only 176 of this type printed in total so only 22 (from 1 sheet) of the shifted error printed. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)AVAILABLE at A$1700
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1897 'SOUDAN' opt Sphinx & Pyramid 1m pale brown, error opt INVERTED, full opt offset on reverse. VF fresh M, left marginal. SG 1a cat £225+ (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
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1897 opt Postage Due sets 2m-2Pi, 1901 set 2m-20m & 1948 set 2m-20m. F-VF M/MLH. SG D1-8 & 12-15 cat £85. (12). (P)AVAILABLE at A$70