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1933 Brisbane-Sydney intermediate FFC of UK-Australia flight in the 'Astrea' franked KGV ½d & 1½d tied by 'Sydney 3 JUL 1933' arrival pmk, signed by pilot. AAMC 310a cat from $600. Only tiny number flown. (P)AVAILABLE at A$300
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Australia: KGV Fourpence by Davidson & Wix, pub BSAP 1973, 31pgs of text plus 23pgs of informative illustrations. Invaluable reference. VGC.AVAILABLE at A$35
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Australia: KGV Fourpence by Davidson & Wix, pub BSAP 1973, 31pgs of text plus 23pgs of informative illustrations. Invaluable reference. VGC.AVAILABLE at A$35
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British Commonwealth: Robson Lowe Encyclopedia Vol 5 - The Empire in North America (1973) with DJ. Covers Canada & Colonies, Bermuda & British Honduras, British Postal Agencies in US, Colombia, Panama, & Mexico stamps, postal history, die proofs, essays, pmks etc. Contains much invaluable information not obtainable in general catalogues. A must for any collector of this area. VGCAVAILABLE at A$60
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Germany: Deutsche Kolonien-Vorlaufer by Hans Grobe. Priced illustrated catalogue, pub 1973, 147 pgs with all pmks illustration inc POs in China, New Guinea, Kiautschou, Deutsche-Seepost & others. VGC. AVAILABLE at A$35
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Great Britain London Philatelist (RPSoc) Jan 1969 - Oct 1973, near comp (50). Then Jan 1983 - Feb 1996 (14) & April 1998 - May 2001 (25). Used VG-near new. (89)AVAILABLE at A$40
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Great Britain: 'Postal History International' Vol 1 (1973) set of 12 & Vol 8 (1979) set of 12. VG - near new. (24).AVAILABLE at A$10
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New Zealand: The Postage Stamps of, Vol 6, pub RPSNZ 1973, 438pgs with additional info to compliment earlier editions inc detail on QV Chalons, Proofs & especially for the 1960 Pictorials. DJ s damaged, ding on rear cover, o/w near new.AVAILABLE at A$100
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1966-83 MUH Specialised variety collection inc 1966 Birds to 30c sheet no blks of 4 (cat $150). 75c Navigators cnr blks of 4 (2) both missing 'chart line', plus plate no 3 lower marginal blks of 10 (2, $180). 1967 4c Commems sheet no or variety positional multiples (22 $150). 1967 Soil Medical gutter blks (4, $150) inc Autotron, sheet no multiples & needle in thumb flaws. 1969 Flight blk of 9 study (5), plus other multiples with ACSC listed flaws ($90). 1970 Cook collection inc M/Sheet with double spear. 1970 RV 5c right vert strip of 10 with 'shifted crown top' variety ($40). 1970-74 Coil Wrappers (20) most F-VF ($400+). 1971 Coil 7c 'missing buff' variety ($300). 1971 Christmas blks of 25 (3) inc sheet no blk & white paper 'aniline ink' with red sheet no, plus cnr blks (3 diff), total ACSC $780. 1973 Metric 7c study, Nat Dev set Autotron blks ($75). 1974 UPU set opt SPECIMEN blks of 4 ($60). 1974 Christmas plate no blks 10c (12) & 35c (2) -$180. 1976 Stamp Week M/Sheet collection (13) inc plated set of 8 & Autotron blks in booklets (3). 1977 QEII SJ, 18c 'dry ink' variety pr ($200) & imperf blk of 4 ($400). 1978 Aviators set gutter blks of 20. 1978 Birds 20c colour bar strips of 10 (2), most stamps with vert white flaws. 1983 Commonwealth Day 27c blk of 8 'aniline violet' print plus similar for 1983 Christmas 24c & 85c blks of 10. Plus later spectacular flaws inc 1992 Threatened Species sheetlet punch hole at base ($200). 1993 Counter printed stamps candlestick Trials set of 3 (retail $900). 1995 Christmas 40c self-adhesive IMPERF pr ($375). 1996 Children's Book 45c IMPERF PROOF pr ($500). 1999 Navigators M/S prs A-99 Perfins & also imperf. Odd minor tone (mostly on cheapies). Total retail/ACSC $7400+. (2600)AVAILABLE at A$1200
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Massive specialised MUH decimal variety collection 1966-2000 in 215 hagners, extremely extensive to late 1970s inc gutter prs (150 dif) 1966-75. 1966 Fish Autotron blks of 4 upper & lower set of 8, Birds 5c-30c Autotron set upper & lower blks of 4. All original 1966 printings (ACSC $900) plus varieties, flaws & positional multiples inc 20c left marginal blk of 20, & 30c cnr blks of 4, 6, 8 (cat $900). 75c Cook horiz & vert gutter prs ($150) & Plate No 3 blk of 10. $1 Flinders cnr strips of 3 (3) with left frame varieties ($90). 1966-67 4c Commems (100s) in blks, multiples & part sheets with ACSC flaws annotated ($375). 1968 Soil Medical Autotron gutter blks of 4 (5) plus comp gutter strip of 10. 1968 Flowers Autotron set of 6. 1968-70 5c Commems (more 100s) inc gutter strips, ACSC listed flaws & 1969 Flight study inc cnr blks of 9 & comp sheet of 100 (this group $880). 1970 Cook collection ($240) inc forged ANPEX opt. 1970-71 6c varieties in large blks & 6c RAAF semi-sorted study, 1970-74 Coil Strip wrappers (20) most F-VF ($400). 1971 Aboriginal Art unsorted assembly inc ACSC listed flaws. 1971 Christmas 7c blks of 25 (5, cat $600) inc aniline ink print, red or black Sheet Nos. 1972 Pioneer, Munich, Prim Ind sets Autotron blks of 4 ($180). 1972-73 7c Commems in profusion inc CWA, Olympics, Legacy & WHO studies ($300). 1973 Nat Dev set Autotron blks of 4 ($50). 1977 QEII SJ set IMPERF prs ($700) plus 18c 'dry ink' variety marginal pr ($200). 1978 Bird 20c Little Grebe colour-bar strip of 10 (2) with vert white 'tin shed' flaws. 1980 High Court 22c gutter blk of 8 with aniline violet print ($160). 1982 Games M/Sheet plated set of 25. 1980s Frama 30c Trial print on plain paper. 1995 Cinema self-adhesive strip imperf ($500). 1996 Children's Book 45c Printer's Proof pr ($500). 1998 Greetings 45c self-adhesive imperf pr ($150). 1993 Counter printed stamps unissued 'candlestick' Trial set of 3 prs (retail $1800). 1992 45c sheetlet error punch-hole at base CTO. 2000 Olympics black print M/Sheet prs & 2000 Paralympic imperf Vignette Proof set of 53 plus issued stamps. A wonderful collection with great depth & diversity. Nearly all fresh MUH (odd CTO), total ACSC cat retail $11,000. (4700). (P)AVAILABLE at A$2200
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Missing Colours & Errors group with 1973-74 Shrimp 1c strip 'yellow omitted on one, adjoining unit partly, other two normal', Agate 7c 'black omitted', Sapphire 10c & 1975 Lyons 10c both 'printed on gum side', 1975 Flower 18c 'black omitted', 1978 Grebe 20c 'yellow omitted' & 1982 Whale 60c 'solid greenish-blue background'. All VF fresh MUH. SG 545b, 550a, 552ae, 591a, 673a & 841a, ACSC 635cc, 642a, 648ci, 725a, 805cb & 930(E)I cat $6410 (10). (P)AVAILABLE at A$1200
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Victoria: VG Perfins 1937-73 mostly decimals with 1966 QEII 1c-7c set, Fish set 7c-10c, Birds 13c, 20c, 25c. 1966 Christmas, 1968 Flowers 13c, 1971 Animal Science 12c, 1972 Pioneer 5c & 15c, 1973 Marine Life 1c& 2c, Gemstone 7c. Plus pre-dec inc KGV 1d green (4), 1937 KGVI 2d both Dies & 3d blue Die II imprint blk (ACSC cat $275 as normal). Zoologicals ½d, 4d, & 6d. 2½d Surch, 1947 Shortland 2½d, 1948 Hermes 1/6, 1948 & '52 Scout, 1950 Stamp Anniv, 1950-51 KGVI 2½d brown & 3½d brown, 1953 QEII 1d & 3½d, 1957 Christmas, 1959 QEII 4d & 5d, & 1963 QEII 5d green. VF MUH, mostly fresh. Pre-decimal (180) SG cat £440 as normals, decimals (920) FV $60, plus premium for all being Perfins. (1100)AVAILABLE at A$300
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Victoria: Perfins 1930s-80s perf VG accumulation inc 1937-49 wmk Platypus 9d perf 14x15 (18), 1948 wmk Crocodile (4), 1959-64 Animals 6d (24), 8d (44), 9d (28), 1/2 (10), 1964-65 Birds 6d (8). 1966 QEII 1c (2), 2c (8), 3c (24), 4c (32), 5c (12), 6c (12), 7c (12), Fish 7c (34), 8c (8), 9c (16) & 10c (22). Birds 5c (24), 13c (8). 1966 Christmas (4). 1968 Flowers 13c (12), 25c (6) & 30c (14). 1971 Nat Dev 9c (22). 1971 Animals 12c (14), 18c (10) & 24c (2). 1971 Aboriginal Art 30c (4). 1972 Pioneers 5c (8). 1973 Marine Life 1c (12), 2c (16), Gemstone 7c (12). 1976 Scenes 25c blk of 25, 1978 Birds 5c (15), & 30c (15). 1984 Fish 3c sheet of 100 & 50c (4). Almost all blks of 4 or more inc VG sideways, inverted, reversed etc. VF fresh MUH. FV $46 plus all the pre-decimal SG cat £195 as normals. Interesting for specialist. (665).AVAILABLE at A$300
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1908-70s International Reply Coupons inc 1908 Siam cashed in Singapore, 1911 Holland 40c/25c (2 diff), 1952-53 range (inc Surch) with Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy, Turkey & USA, 1968 Swiss, 1970 USA (2), 1973 Germany & 1970 Vietnam UN. Also 1946 GB Imperial Reply Coupons (2). All but the 1st not cashed. (19)AVAILABLE at A$300
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1930s-90s Scouts: Sets, singles & M/S priced in dealer's display folder inc Czechoslovakia 1918 Scout Post pr M & U (retail $90), the 3 good Romania sets 1931-34 ($195) M/MUH, Tonga 1973 Official set ($100), Qatar 1965 M/S perf & imperf ($75) & many more. Marked retail about $2000. VF M/MUH some CTO/U. (500 & 100+ M/S)SOLD at A$275
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Australian Antarctic Territory: Extensive collection 1957-2016 in 3 binders on illustrated pages & Varios inc MUH collection 1957-2016, extras inc packs, some blks, gutter prs MUH, also FU/CTO range with extras. Also FDCs 1973-2016 (80) inc Base cancels. FV of MUH alone $500+, largely VF. (750+, 26 M/S)SOLD at A$325
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British Commonwealth: Collection G-Z in 150 hagners mixed M/ MUH/U strength in 1950s-70s pic/commems inc Sierra Leone 'Free Form' self adhesives & South African States from Boer War era onwards. Isle of Man MUH comp 1973-81 in Lindner hingeless album. 1981 RW FDC collection (64) in 2 vols. 1983 'History & Heritage' FDC collection (53), huge original cost in custom album. Also SG History of the Olympics collection in special album. Plus United Nations MUH collection (retail $225) 1960s-80s in near new Lighthouse s/book. Medium carton. (1000s)AVAILABLE at A$275
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Carton of accumulations with Australian duplicates 1940s-80s, sighted 1949 Arms set to £2 (2 sets) & QEII era high val commems. FDC collection (260) to mid 1990s inc 1970 large Cook, 1974 Paintings to $4, long commem/pic sets & Gardens to $20, AAT 1971 Cook Base Cancel set of 4, plus 40 assorted 1980s Pictorial Silk envelopes. GB FDC collection (80) to 1973 RW strength in Pre-decimal Pics & commems, plus bundle of PHQ cards (100) with approx 25 sets VFU. Finally Norfolk Island FDC/Stationery collection (90) inc 1991 Ships to $5 & assorted M/S. (530 covers & many 100s of stamps)AVAILABLE at A$250
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Germany - West & unified 1973-99 collection in 2 stockbooks. Not in exact order so hard to assess, but appears could be near comp inc long Def sets lots of M/Sheets, some sheetlets -noted 1996 Landscapes 'Kleinbogen' CTO set cat €45 & could be other betters hidden as there is lots of overlap with many out of sight. Some light duplication throughout inc Framas. VF MUH to 1994, then most both MUH & CTO. Est Mi cat €2000+. FV est DM3500 = A$2780. (2100).AVAILABLE at A$400
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Norfolk Island: 1947-93 Collection comp MUH in Seven Seas hingeless album inc 1947 Ball Bay to 2/- blue, 1953 Pics to 5/- brown Bridge, all the 1960s opt sets inc 1966 to $1, & Pics to 10/-. VF MUH, retail $300. Plus near comp 2nd set 1947-65 MUH/MLH ($150). Then decimals to 1993 inc 1967 Ships, 1969 Birds, 1973 Architecture, 1974 UPU set inc M/sheet, 1980 Aircraft, 1984 Flowers to $5, 1987 Scenes & 1991 Ships to $5. All fresh MUH. Total retail $900+. Then 1994-96 Year Packs (FV $66) & hard to find 2001 Fragrances booklet group (6) with normal, Belgica, Writer's Festival opt (no 105), Writer's Festival opt unnumbered (trial print/essay) all fresh MUH. Pf cat $190, plus 2 extra Festival opts (no.95 & 96) CTO, & Writer's Festival comp sheets MUH (2). 2002 APTA Convention booklet pr (Pf cat $80). Nice collection with pre-decimals virtually comp x 2 MUH & fresh MUH/MLH, plus extras inc imprint blks of 4 to 5/- or $1. (100s)SOLD at A$375
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Singapore: 1948-2018 Collection in 2 s/books inc 1948 KGVI set to $5, perf 14 M, & to $5 U perf 17½x18, plus $5 blk of 4. 1948 Silver Wedding set. 1955-59 QEII Pic set to $5. 1962-66 Animals & Flowers set to $5. 1969 Music to $10. 1970 Osaka Fair set. 1971 Art set to $1. 1973 Flowers to $10. 1980 Ship Def set to $10. Good coverage of Commems to 2018 (FV alone is $320). Almost all diff. VF fresh, earlier MLH or U, later mostly MUH with some issues VFU. SG cat £4100+ = A$7300+. Nice collection. (1450 + 50 M/S) (P)AVAILABLE at A$1000
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Military - Great Britain: WWII RAF group of 10 with Bader-The Man & his Men (Burns, 1990). Bomber Crew - Taking on the Reich (Sweetman, 2004). Claims to Fame - The Lancaster A History of the 34 Aircraft that Flew 100+ Missions, (Franks, 1994) Churchill's Few - Battle of Britain Remembered (Willis, 1985). Fight for the Sky - The Story of the Spitfire & Hurricane (Douglas Bader, 1973). Fighter Boys - Saving Britain 1940 (Bishop, 2003. Fly - True Stories from the Airmen of WWII (Veitch, 2008). The Few - Americans Who Fought in the Battle of Britain (Kershaw, 2006). With Wings Like Eagles - A History of the Battle of Britain (Korda, 2009). The Reconstruction of Warriors (Mayhew, 2004). Also Tigers - The Story of No 74 Squadron RAF (Cossey, 1992). Whirlwind - The Air War Against Japan 1942-45 (Tillman, 2009). MIG Pilot (J Barron, 1980), The Story of the Escape & Defection of Lieut Belenko with his MIG-25 from the USSR to USA via Japan. Hell-Fire (Ed Macy, 2009) plus 3 paperbacks inc Bomber Offensive Sir Arthur Harris Marshall of the RAF & The Spitfire 50 Years On (1986). Except for the last 3, all hardcover with dust jacket, mostly VF-near new, retail $500+ (17)AVAILABLE at A$180
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Military - Larger-size books (18) with 'A Pictorial History of Australia at War' (1980, 324 pgs); 'Army Australia - an Illustrated History' (Odgers, 1988, 280pgs); 'Diggers - The Australian Army, Navy & Airforce in Eleven Wars 1860 - 1999 (Odgers, 544 pgs); 'Charles Kingsford Smith (1988, 160pgs); 'Heroic Australian Air Stories (1981, 192 pgs); 'The Royal Australian Airforce (Oxford University Press, 2001, missing front fly page o/w as new); 'British Battles & Medal (Spink, 1988); 'Encyclopedia of the World's Special Forces (2003, 256 pgs, as new); 'Aces High - The war in the Air over the Western Front 1914-18' (1973, 192 pgs); 'Knights of the Air 1914-18' (1981, 192 pgs); 'Battle of Britain' (by Len Deighton 1980, 224pgs) ; 'Fighter & Bomber Squadrons at War' (by A Brookes 1995); 'Atlas of C20th Warfare' (2005, 352 pgs); 'The Eastern Front (Soviet-German War) 1941-45' (1984, 192 pgs); 'Stalingrad - The Vital 7 Days' (2005, 192 pgs); 'The Vietnam War' (1979, 248 pgs). Plus AWM publications 'Soldiering On' (1942), 'Khaki & Green' (1943), & 'Jungle Warfare' (1944). Mixed VG-VG condition, some near new. Retail $700+. (20)AVAILABLE at A$150
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£1 Brown & dull blue, variety 'double print of frame, 1 albino'. Superb fresh MLH, with nice original gum, W/C & excellent pastel colours, SG 44ba cat £8500. ACSC 52c cat $12,500. ACSC footnote notes at least 2 mint examples of this variety known. Extremely rare & interesting variety that has only been recorded on this value & no other stamps of the Kangaroo issues. 1973 PF/NY photo- cert, while new AIEP expert cert can be obtained on request. (P)AVAILABLE at A$6500
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1973 WHO 7c blk of 4 on PO Official Publicity Card. F-VF. SG 536, ACSC 626x cat $150.AVAILABLE at A$120
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1973 Famous Australians 7c set on PO Official Publicity Card. F-VF. SG 537, ACSC 630x cat $200.AVAILABLE at A$140
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1973 National Development set 20c-35c on PO Official Publicity Card. SG 541-44. ACSC 634x cat $200. (P)AVAILABLE at A$140
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1973-74 Marine Life & Gemstones 1c-10c set (10c is blk of 4, no 9c/8c) on 3 PO Official Publicity Cards. SG 545-52a, ACSC 640x, 645x & 648x(var) cat $550+. 10c is unlisted format. (3).AVAILABLE at A$400
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1973 Legacy 7c single on PO Official Publicity Card. F-VF. SG 553, ACSC 649x cat $150 for blk of 4.AVAILABLE at A$120
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1973 Architecture set 7c-50c on PO Official Publicity Card. F-VF. SG 556-59, ACSC 657x cat $200. (P)AVAILABLE at A$140
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1973 Radio 7c blk of 4 on PO Official Publicity Card. F-VF. SG 560, ACSC 658x cat $150.AVAILABLE at A$120
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1973 National Development 30c Beef Roads UL cnr pr, upper stamp, variety 'umber partly omitted'. VF fresh MUH. SG 543(var), ACSC 633c $1000. Only 10 known. (P)AVAILABLE at A$450
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1973-74 Gemstone 10c Sapphire error ultramarine partly OMITTED on two units of UL cnr blk of 10 (5x2). VF fresh MUH. SG 552(var). ACSC 648cd(var) cat $2500 for a single totally missing colour. Extremely rare with only several blks known. (10) (P)AVAILABLE at A$600
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1973-74 Gemstone 10c Sapphire error 'printed on gum side'. VF fresh MUH, normal for comparison. SG 552ae cat £50. ACSC 468ci cat $100. 2008 RPSL photo cert. (P)AVAILABLE at A$40
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1973-74 Gemstone 10c Sapphire error 'printed on the gum'. VF fresh MUH. SG 552ae cat £50, ACSC 647ci cat $100. (P)AVAILABLE at A$30
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1973 Architecture 50c vert pr, error IMPERF between (faint perf indent as are all the examples - see cat footnote). VF fresh MUH. SG 559(var). ACSC 657b cat $2000. Extremely rare as only 1 row of 10 existed. This example is the one illustrated in ACSC. (P)AVAILABLE at A$800
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1973-74 stitched 50p booklet front cover in moss-green uncut pane of 16 in tete-beche format. VF fresh. Ex SG DT13/14. Interesting specialist item.AVAILABLE at A$30
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1961 South America Visit 205L lilac-rose 'Gronchi Rosa' from 1st printing, which had the map of Peru incorrect so withdrawn after protests from the Peruvian Govt & a corrected 205L reissued in grey. VF fresh MUH with pristine never hinged original gum. Sass 921 cat €1900, SG 1055(var) footnote cat £2000. Key stamp of modern Italy. 1973 Dr Giulio Bolaffi AIEP & 2019 Ceremuga photo-certs. (P)AVAILABLE at A$600
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1973-74 Photographic ESSAYS on single card with 1973 Defs 50c & $1 issued types, 35c Nauru paintings & 50c Fishing Net totally unissued types. Also 1973 Co-op Society $1 (issued as 50c) & 1974 1st Contact 35c (issued as 10c) -these 2 similar to issued stamps. SG 111-12, 115, 117 etc.SOLD at A$80
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1973 Pictorial Defs 8 values to $1 all IMPERF cnr blks of 4 with 5 colour separations & finished design proofs of ea. VF fresh MUH. SG ex 99-112(p). (48 blks) (P)AVAILABLE at A$450
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1973 Orchids set 20c-65c of IMPERF proofs, affixed to Questa proof cards. UN, sl tones. SG F189-92(p). Very rare. (4) (P)AVAILABLE at A$400
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1973 Telecommunications set 7c blk of 4, 9c & 30c imperf PROOFS. VF fresh M, original Courvoisier printers proof folder, & issued set to compare. SG 231a, 235-6(p). Extremely rare - 1st we have seen. (12). (P)AVAILABLE at A$350
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1973 Commonwealth Games Official $1.50 self-adhesive, error opt DOUBLE, vertically shifted. VF fresh MUH, LL cnr marginal with imprint. SG O111a cat £170+. RPSL photo cert for blk of 4 it came from. (P)SOLD at A$90
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1973 Commonwealth Games Official $1.50 self-adhesive, error opt DOUBLE, both equally strong & close together. VF fresh MUH, right marginal. SG O111a cat £170. (P)AVAILABLE at A$80
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1881 Provisional 2½ on QV 1/- lilac, surch type 17. F-VF UN. SG 27 cat £4000. Extremely rare. 1973 Friedl & 2013 BPA photo-certs. (P)AVAILABLE at A$2500
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Hong Kong: 1973-82 QEII Definitives MUH collection with 1973-74 set to $20 wmk SG w12. 1975-82 set to $20 wmk SG w14. Also extras of ea set to $20 plus 1975-82 60c, 70c & 80c inc UR cnr marginal blks of 4 with sheet nos. VF fresh MUH. SG cat £405. (75). (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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1973-74 Gemstone 10c Sapphire error 'printed on the gum'. VF fresh MUH. SG 552ae cat £50, ACSC 647ci cat $100.AVAILABLE at A$30