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1934 Adelaide-Cowell registered FFC franked KGV 2d & 3d pr, tied by 'Public Offices Vic 21 FE 34' cds. AAMC 362 cat $75. About 250 flown. AVAILABLE at A$30
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Australia: The Catalogue of Australian Pre-stamped Envelopes (Nos 1-31) 1978-80 inc Official/Commem pmks & Semi-Official/Private opts by Colin Parker, 64pgs. Minor cover crease o/w VGC.AVAILABLE at A$6
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Australia - Tasmania, Revenue & Railway Stamps by Craig & Ingles. 68 pgs, illustrated throughout inc 'Rarity Ratings', pub 1978 & inc 1979 supplement.AVAILABLE at A$12
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Cook Islands: The Early Cook Islands PO by Burge, 100 pgs, pub 1978 Hawthorn Press.AVAILABLE at A$25
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Fiji: POs & Agencies & their Cancellations by Boatwright & Walker. 32pgs, pub 1978. PISC of GB. VG/near new.AVAILABLE at A$10
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Great Britain - Isle of Man Stamps & Postal History by J Whitney, 309gs inc Revenues, 3rd edition, 1978. VG inc DJ.AVAILABLE at A$15
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Lithuania: The Postage Stamps of by Grigaliunas et al, 237pgs pub by Collector's Club New York 1978. Definitive work inc errors, varieties & numbers printed, illustrated throughout. VGC inc original DJ.AVAILABLE at A$40
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World: Philatelic Terms Illustrated, 2nd edition 1978. VGC.AVAILABLE at A$8
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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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Maxicards collection 1978 Christmas set (ASPC 001-3) to 1991 NORPEX (332) possibly comp for era (unchecked), plus extras. Great thematic group inc Christmas, British Royalty, Ships, Trains, Aeroplanes, Animals, Philatelic Exhibitions & more. Not often seen in such quantity. All VF. (700+)SOLD at A$50
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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: 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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Asia in thick Lighthouse s/book with PR China inc 1977-83 MUH Pic sets (8, cat £320) inc 1978 Horses, 1980 Paintings & 1980 Peking Opera, then assorted Indonesia, Korea, Singapore & Taiwan Pics/Commems MUH & U. Whole folder with Australia 1960s Pics to 5/- blks of 4 MUH, 1971 Christmas blk of 7, modern decimals to $20 Paintings U & KGV (110) to 5d plus British Commonwealth inc GB 1841 QV 1d imperfs (3), KGV Seahorse 10/- & 1948 KGVI SW £1 (2). Natal 1880s QV £5 Revenue & other Cinderellas. 35 hagners cont NZ & Aust dec Pics. Then 20 s/books with wide range inc Australia pre-dec collection duplicates, plus plenty of decimals G-FU. World Pics, Germany collection inc useful CTO, GB QV-1970s accumulation. USA & others, variable condition. PNG 1985-87 Year Albums (retail $100) plus NZ 1986 PO collection. Finally large shoebox with British Commonwealth & World in packets & bags inc GB QV, United Nations 1950s-60s Pics & assorted mess. 2 medium cartons. (1000s)SOLD at A$250
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Australian Territories Collections in Seven Seas albums with Christmas Island 1958-94, Cocos 1963-94 inc 1991 Postage Paid opts set of 6 & $5 Airmail. Nauru 1935-93, Pitcairn 1981-94. PNG to end 1993 inc 1952 Pics to £1 Fisherman, 1963 to QEII £1, 1964 Birds & 1966 Pics to $2 F-VF M to 1977, then fresh MUH. Norfolk Island comp M to 1978 inc Ball Bay, Pics to 5/- brown Bridge & 1960 Defs to 10/- Bird & then MUH 1981-93 inc vals to $5. Plus s/book with Aust Pre-decimal collection duplicates in limited quantities. Medium carton.SOLD at A$300
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British Commonwealth 1978 QEII Silver Jubilee collection in 2 ornate custom made albums from 52 diff postal administrations with 60 diff Pic sets, 95 M/Sheets or sheetlets & 11 booklets. Some minor foxing, mainly on the pages, mostly fresh MUH. Not easy to find these days. (166 sets, M/S, etc).AVAILABLE at A$80
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British Commonwealth box lot with 1981 Royal Wedding Crown Agents Omnibus collection of 22 sets of 3 in gutter blks of 10, comp MUH in contemporary album (new issue cost $650). AUSIPEX 84 collection inc special Commem album opt M/sheet. British Antarctic & Pacific Islands collection in 8 s/books & 15 hagners in Tristan da Cunha, Caribbean Islands, Falklands, Nauru, Samoa, Vanuatu, Fiji plus PNG MUH accumulation in chocolate box & more Pacific inc large blks in sheet file. Also Nauru 1924-80 & PNG 1952-98 mostly MUH Pic sets in 3 Seven Seas albums. Shoebox mess inc GB 1971 £1 Wedgwood booklet, Aust early 1970s PO Packs inc 1971 Christmas, Denmark 1978 Year Pack & misc others. Also 2 more s/book with 1969 World Refugee Omnibus collection & 110 mixed MUH M/S inc occasional Exhibition opt. Many 100s of MUH crammed into large carton.AVAILABLE at A$500
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British Commonwealth collections with Isle of Man 1958-80 (84 plus M/S) VF MUH cat £65. Nauru (240) to 1981 inc 1916 KGV opts (9) to 1/-, 1954 Pics to 5/- (2 sets) & 1978 Pic set to $5, nearly all MUH. Australia duplicates in s/book (100s) inc KGV (50) to 5d inc 2d wmk INV (10, cat $100), plus 1966-80 VFU collection on Seven Seas pgs. PNG 1966-82 decimal MUH Pic/Commem sets (235) inc 1966 Butterflies to $2 & 1969 Shells to $2, plus pre-decimals (170) inc 1958 Pics to 5/- Coffee (5) inc 1/7 Cattle F-VF U (retail $150), 1952 Defs 10/-, £1 M & 1963 QEII £1 MUH (4, retail $100). All fresh & clean. (100s)AVAILABLE at A$180
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British Commonwealth priced ex-dealer display stock (1350+) in 50 hagners (total retail $3750) inc Ascension 1972 Pics to £1, Bahamas 1953 QEII to 5/-, Falkland Islands Dep 1946 KGVI to 1/-, Fiji 1897 QV 5/- CTO & KGV to 5/-. Gilbert & Ellice Is 1948 KGV SW £1 (3) inc 2 FDC & 1940 Postage Due set (cat £180). GB 1887 QV 2/6 (5), 5/- & 1902 KEVII 2/6 (2) & 5/- (2) total SG cat £1600. 1915-35 KGV Seahorses 2/6 (8), 5/- (5) & 10/- (£800). 1937 KGVI set to £1 (2, £120). Malta 1965 Pics to £1, Mauritius 1969 Fish to R10. NZ 1935-67 Pic/commems sets. St Vincent Grenadines 1978 Birds to $10 opt SPECIMEN & Virgin Islands 1972 Ships to $5 plus other sets, singles & others late 1800s-early 1980s. Mixed M/MUH, G-F/VFU. Also NSW 1960s Soda-Water Bottle labels (80, retail $80). All in fold-away dealer tarafold. (1450)SOLD at A$400
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Collections inc Stanley Gibbons 'History of the Olympics' in blue album, WWF collections in 3 volumes, Seven Seas 'Stamp of the Month Club' collection in 4 volumes, 1976-79 United Nations FDC collection in blue album, 1978 Coronation FDC collection in silver album & 2010 Stanley Gibbons British Commonwealth cat 1840-1970.AVAILABLE at A$180
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Covers: 1978 Federation Aeronautique Internationale. Official History of Aviation FDC collection with 108 diff large envelopes in custom album. Produced by Franklin Mint, so excessive original cost & now hard to find. Norfolk Is 1970s-90s FDC collection with (90) to $5. Australia 1969-end 1975 near comp PO Pack collection (38, retail $470) inc 1975 Gift Pack, 1970 & '71 Selected issues 1971- 73 Christmas, 1970 & '73 Nat Development, 1972 Primary Ind & 1969 Cocos Defs. Chocolate box with unsorted off-paper mix. World collections in 4 loose leaf binders inc Germany 1940s-90s (many 100s) & 1880s-1960s British Commonwealth in 3 springback binders.AVAILABLE at A$250
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Deceased Estate Part 2. Two carton lot with Argentina 1978 Football Cup cover collection plus other covers. St Lucia Pics in large blks/part sheets. Various World/British Commonwealth in s/books inc GB 1880s 1d red plate numbers, plus bag of GB 1960s PO Packs. Shoebox of world semi-sorted in glassines, PO box with large quantity Romania, Belgium, Poland 1950s/60s. Then Channel Islands PO Packs. 2 shoeboxes, 1st with GB Pics/Defs, 2nd with unsorted world mix, plus smaller box with unchecked USA.SOLD at A$160
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Denmark: 1851-1940s Ex dealer's stock from 1851 4rbs (5), 1854 dotted cnrs 4s (6) & 16s, 1858 4s (5 plus pr), 1863 4s (4) & 16s roulette, 1864 2s-16s (plus 2s & 3s UN), 1870 2s, 48s perf 12½, 1870-75 perf 13½ 2s-16s inc shades, 1875 perf 14x13½ M & U range to 100o plus set inv frame, 1875 12o variety 'missing branch', 1898-03 perf 12½ M & U to 100o plus inv frame, 1892-02 M & U, 1904 opts M/U, 1905-06 M/U to 100o, 1905 to 20o M/U, 1907-12 full set M & U, 1912 35o opts M (2 U) & 80o M (2), 1912 5K, 1913-30 M/U range to 5K, 1918 27o opts, 1920-21 Castle to 40o M/U, 1921-22 opts M/U, 1924 to 20o singles & prs U, 1925 Air to 50o (50o U), 7o opts, 1929 Commem to 25o M & U, 1930 set M/U. Many others to 1950, Official & Newspapers, Postage Dues from1871-1953 (good range M/U). Few flts in earlies. Generally F-VF M/MUH/U. Plus covers & cards (13), Danish West Indies (50) inc 3c rose imperf, Numerals, Kings etc (cat €320) & Faroes 1978 Views 100o-150o & 1980 Flowers set in sheets of 20 ea value. Total old Mi STC €10,500+ = A$17,000+. (2200)AVAILABLE at A$1000
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India: 1850s-1978 Collection in 2 albums inc 1854 ½a, 1a, 4a (forgery), 1850s-60s QV (24), 1870s (6) inc 12a & 1R, 1882-95 QV set U to 5R (SG cat £110), KEVII to 2R, KGV both sets to 25R (£250), KGVI set to 25R (£140), 1948 Gandhi set U (£140) etc to 1978. Also Officials inc Service opt QV (8), OHMS opt QV (29), opt KEVII (16) to 10R, 1912 opt KGV to 15R (£400), 1926 & 1932 sets to 10R, KGVI set to 10R etc plus range of CEF & IEF opts inc forgeries. Appears basically comp from 1880s. Few flts, most F-VF U. SG cat £3800, about £1700 of which is forgeries. (1000)SOLD at A$400
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Large accumulation in 2 cartons inc Australia FDC 1978-95 with some extras. Also 1960s-80s (some earlier) 'office mix' on paper. Mostly Australia, also UK inc high value combinations in packets, tins etc, varieties, commercial mail collection inc few China, 1901 Stanley Gibbons British Empire Cat (missing cover), old time album with India + State's and others. Generally F-VF. (5500+)SOLD at A$130
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New Zealand: 1860s-1978 Collection mostly U inc QV Chalons imperf 2d & 6d plus 2d black Proof, perf Chalons (6) to 6d (NZ retail $320), 1874 QV to 1/-, 1882 set ($250), 1880s-90s QV Postal Fiscals to 10/- postally U ($210), 1898 Pic set ex 1/- ($900) & Official to 1/-, 1906 Christchurch set 3d thin, 6d VF fresh M ($700), KEVII to 8d & Officials to 6d, KGV to 1/- inc both 8d M ($225), Officials to 1/-, 1913 Auckland Exhib opt set M VF fresh ($1000), 1920 Victory set F-VF M ($170), 1925 Dunedin set with Exhib pmks ($150+), KGV Admiral (set $350), Health Smiling Boys set ($400), 1931 Air set plus 5d Surch VFM ($160) & Trans-Tasman opt M ($75), 1935 Pic set ex 2nd 9d, Officials to 2/-, 1938 KGVI Official set ($80) then near comp to 1978 inc some Health M/Sheets, 1960 Pic set ($50), scattered Dues & Lighthouses etc. Mixed condition early in a few F/C. Mostly U to 1971, mostly M/MUH 1972-78 plus extra M/MUH on hagners 1935-66 inc 1960 Pic set to £1 inc extras ($150). NZ retail $7000+. (700+) (P)AVAILABLE at A$800
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Solomon Islands 1916-79 Postal History Official stampless covers inc 1916 (2) with boxed crown 'British Solomon Islands Tulagi Paid' cachet -1 with Tulagi cds & both to Sydney, then similar smaller boxed cachet for 'Auki' with 'Auki' 1961 cds from 'Cocoa Officer Malaita West', plus another registered 1963 similar for 'Mundi' with 'Gizo' 1958 cds, Honiara (2) 1946 or 1947 red, Tulagai 1937 (2) in reg. Then w/o 'Paid' h/s inc 1959 Telegram envelope, 1928 with 'Vanikoro' cds, 1967 'Money Order Accounts Section Honiara' cds, 2 more boxed Paid h/s for 1979 'Auki' & 1978 'Munda' & finally reg receipts with cds 'Gizo' 1951, 'Munda' 1923 & 1947. F-VF. Fantastic lot. (18).SOLD at A$150
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1978 Aviators 18c Hinkler blk of 6, variety misplaced perfs with horiz perfs into design. MUH, sl gum tones, fresh appearance. SG 659(var). ACSC 791bd cat $300 as singles. (P)AVAILABLE at A$80
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1978 Aviators 18c Kingsford Smith IMPERF horiz pr, right marginal. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 792b cat $150, SG 660a cat £110. (P)AVAILABLE at A$70
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1978 Aviators 18c Kingsford Smith IMPERF blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 660a cat £220. ACSC 792b cat $300. (P)AVAILABLE at A$140
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Patent Office: 1978 $100 blk of 8. Superb F/C. Bft 56 cat £400++. Rare multiple with FV of $800! (P)AVAILABLE at A$50
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Patent Office: 1978 $100. Superb F/C. Bft 56 cat £50.AVAILABLE at A$10
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Patent Office: 1978 $100 blk of 18. Superb F/C. Bft 56 cat £900++. Amazing large multiple with FV of $1800! (18) (P)SOLD at A$120
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Zante: 1941 'OCCUPAZIONE MILITARE DI ZANTE / 1-5-XIX' h/s opt on Greece Airmail 100Dr top value. VF MUH, never hinged original gum. Sass PA10 cat €27,000+. Great rarity of WWII occupations with less than 10 examples recorded. Exp Mondolfo & Alberto Diena, plus 1978 Raybaudi & 2012 Dr Colla AIEP photo certs. (P)AVAILABLE at A$7000
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Johore: 1884-86 'JOHORE' opt QV Straits 2c pale rose, opt Type 7, with large thin serifed letters, which was probably a trial or essay. Superb fresh M, original gum, showing excellent colour & in perfect quality. SG 7 cat £9,500++. One of the great rarities of Johore (& of all Malayan States) with only several genuine examples recorded. Copy of 1968 photo cert signed by AL Pemberton & Robson Lowe, plus 1978 Friedl/Bloch photo cert, while diff new certificate can be obtained on request. (P)AVAILABLE at A$11000
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1916-23 opt KGV Seahorses 10/- indigo-blue, Waterlow printing. Superb MUH with pristine never hinged original gum. SG 18 cat £11,000 for M, should be at least double, £22,000 MUH. Great rarity as only 60 issued of which most were used, & believed to be the only known perfect quality example in MUH condition. 1978 BPA photo cert, while diff new cert can be obtained on request. (P)AVAILABLE at A$13000
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1978-79 Pictorial Defs Maxicard PROOFS of 20c, 30c & 40c with untrimmed margins, colour bars etc, ea endorsed '2nd Proof'. VF fresh UN. SG 182, 184 & 186 (p). (3)AVAILABLE at A$80
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1980 Official Airmail Bird 5s self-adhesive, redrawn w/o foliage, on piece with 1978 Pineapple 20s coil stamp. VFU. SG O213 & 686 cat £81. (P)AVAILABLE at A$50
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1980 Official Airmail Bird 5s self-adhesive, redrawn w/o foliage, on Airmail cover with 1978 Bananas 4s coil stamp with '6 March 1980' cds. VFU. SG O213 & 678 cat £81+ as loose stamps. Covers are scarce & previous owner paid £150 for it in 1995. (P)SOLD at A$110