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1864 Hope 1/- green imperf printer's colour standard sample PROOF horiz pr on no wmk glazed paper, opt CANCELLED. VF fresh UN as made, 4 margins. SG 26(p) cat £500 as normals. Rare & attractive! (2) (P)AVAILABLE at A$100
- QEII Pre-decimal 1953-65 just superseded (2015) edition, 370+ pgs, inc varieties, design artwork, die proofs, plate numbers & perf errors. Retail $105.SOLD at A$50

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Specimen UPU Stamps 1878-1961 Handbook by James Bendon, new 2015 edition. Lists & illustrates all printed & h/s types, special printings made for specimen purposes, receiving authority h/s etc such as 'Ultramar', local cancels inc the large circular types for Madagascar etc, plus normal CTO types from 'specimen' sets & much more. Numerous appendix listings, UPU bulletins, archive pages etc photos. A4 hardcover 530+ pgs, in colour. Covers 100s of diff countries.SOLD at A$130
1940s-2015 Four carton on/off paper charity accumulation (nett weight 14kg+) with large quantity of pre-decimals with possibility of Kangaroos & KGV buried in the mix. Decimals 1966-2015 inc 1973 Gem Stones (4.5kg), plus Pics & Commems in the chaos of off-paper mess, noted Foreign inc Malaysia & South Africa. Absolute disaster in presentation crammed to top of 4 over-filled medium-size cartons. Huge quantity (10,000s). Suit masochist! Total weight 17.5kg.SOLD at A$325

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2015 Princess Charlotte 70c M/Sheet (50). Only available from 2015 PO Year album. Fresh MUH. FV $140. Retail $500-$750. (50)AVAILABLE at A$150
Bulk Used Australia 1930s-2015 with over 1800 diff in varying quantities inc 1930s 2d commems (600), 1949 Arms 5/- (80), 10/- (80), 2/- Croc (300) & 1/3 Bull (100), 1959 Flowers 2/- (300), 2/3 (100), 2/5 (50) & 3/- (350). 1964 Navigator 4/- (100), 1964 Birds 2/5 (30) & 3/- (30). Decimals with plenty of non letter-rate high vals inc 1972 Prim Ind 30c Fish (400), 20c (100), 25c (100), 80c Pioneer (100) & 1980 Bird $1 (500), 1966 Navigators to $2 in varying quantities, 1971 Christmas set of 7 (100 sets). Then massive quantities mid 1970s-2015. Unchecked, generally G-FU. Guess 80,000-100,000.SOLD at A$400
Decimals: 2015 $1 Flower (14,000) in neat bundles of 100, G-FU. Unchecked as received.SOLD at A$220
Decimal PO Packs 1969-2017 (some early opened plastics), inc extensive post-2000 collection with 2013 Kangaroo & Map (3 diff) inc Specimen sheetlet pack, 2014 KGV Heads Cent sheetlet concertina pack, 2016 Nostalgia Fruit Label concertina pack plus other scarce modern types. Also other items inc 1990 Grand Prix phonecard pack. 1994 Melbourne Zoo M/sheet/Phonecard pack. 2005 Pacific Explorer limited edition stamps/badges 4 diff & Thailand 2015 Thai Red Cross pack. Total FV of MUH around $1700, original cost much higher!SOLD at A$900

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Exhibition M/Sheets: Massive all diff collection (158) to 2015 Singapore set of 6 inc Australia 99 Navigators (5 diff), 2005 Pacific Explorer IMPERF, 2007 Harbour Bridge with 10 diff opts, strength in 2010-15 Exhibition, Fairs etc inc London 2010, Australia 2013 (11 diff), Sydney Stamp Expo 2015 (6 diff) & Singapore 2015 6 day set, all fresh MUH inc vals to $10, total FV $560, retail much higher with recent emissions not readily available. Also PO Year album limited edition M/Sheets (12) to 2013 inc 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 Olympics Gold Medallists sheetlets. All fresh MUH. (170)AVAILABLE at A$750
Kiloware: 1980s-2015? Letter-rate Pics & Commems inc to 60c, 70c & $1. Good variety. Mostly on close-clip paper, odd uncancelled sighted. Weight 21kg. Inspect to evaluate.SOLD at A$550
Carton with stamps, covers etc on 340 hagners in 10 binders & in 2 stockbooks. Inc Australia Pre-decimal selection G-FU. Extensive coll'n of FDCs, PSEs, Postal/Maximum cards & others. 1962-2015 (400+ items). GB collection QV to post 2000 largely G-FU but inc some MUH (FV £40+). Thematic Cricket collection from 1960s-2015, great coverage inc West Indies/Australia recent Pics for Ashes & World Cup series plus others in some quantity. Mostly F-VF U, MUH scattered throughout.AVAILABLE at A$200

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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
On/Off paper mixes (in separate bags) with 3kg close-clip mix inc 1950s Denmark, PNG to 2015, modern Tanzania, Belgium, GB & other Europe. 2.3kg Off-paper inc odd M/sheet, then Defs late 1890s onwards, plus Pics/Commems scattered throughout. All in 2 sealed plastic bags, appears great variety inc earlier stamps ex album pgs donated to CMS NSW Charity. (40,000).SOLD at A$400
Pitcairn 1975-2015 collection in 2 volumes with 105 Pic sets inc to $10, plus 65 M/sheets. FV $1050+, post-Millennium stamps hard to find, plus good Thematic interest inc Birds, Butterflies, Cats, Fish, Flowers, Navigation, Shells, Ships & the ever-present British Royalty. VF fresh MUH. (100s)SOLD at A$375

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Australia - Club Cricketers 1905 Wills (Capstan Navy cut-backs). Near comp set with 37/40 cards inc V Trumper (Paddington), JJ Kelly (Paddington), F Collins (East Melbourne), W Armstrong (Melbourne), W Carlton (North Melbourne), A Cotter (Glebe), D Gehrs (Port Adelaide) & J Darling. Odd visual stain, difficult assembly, mostly G-VG condition. 2015 Murray cat £17.50 ea - total £650 = A$1200. (37) (P)SOLD at A$200

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Australia - Cricket: Wills 1901 Australian cricketers, (unframed) with S Gregory (No 3), F Laver (No 4), A MacBeth (no 14, crease), V Trumper (no 12, lt horiz crease) & J Worral (No 13, edge stain). Paper aged, attractive VG/Fine. Murray 2015 cat £120 ea, total £600. (5) (P)SOLD at A$425

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Australia - Cricket: 1902 Wills with violet 'fancy frame' near comp set 23/32, diff issued cards Num 1-25 (ex No 6 Braund, 15 Carter & 7 assorted A Nos) inc Trumper Darling, Noble, Saunders, Trumble & Kelly. All F-VF, a much higher grade than usually seen. 2015 Murray cat £120 ea, total £2760. Very rare set. (23) (P)SOLD at A$2300

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Australia - Cricket: 1905 'Cricketers in Action' (28) inc V Trumper (NSW), A Cotter (NSW), J Darling (NSW), R Duff (NSW), S Gregory (NSW), C Hill (SA), A Hopkins (NSW), J Kelly (NSW), F Laver (VIC), C McLeod (VIC) & M Noble (NSW). English players (17) inc Lilley, Ironmonger, Haywood & Warner. Variable G-F/VF condition & quite photogenic. All with 'Milo' backs, Murray 2015 cat £65 ea, total £1820 = A$3400 plus 2 damaged inc 'W Grace' & 3 Poor-Fair condition. An extremely rare assembly. (33)AVAILABLE at A$1200

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Australia - Cricket: 1911 Wills set of 59 mono-colours. Generally G/VG condition, with some possibly in a letter grade. Very difficult assembly. 2015 Murray cat £800 = A$1500. (59) (P)AVAILABLE at A$400

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Australia - Cricket: Capstan 1907 Prominent Australian & English Cricketers (brown captions) near comp set of 50 (ex 39) inc Armstrong, Cotter, Duff, Darling, Gehrs, Hill, Hopkins, Kelly, Laver & Trumper. Some minor foxing or light stains, most F/VF. 2015 Murray cat £760 = A$1400. (49) (P)AVAILABLE at A$350

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Australia - Cricket: Wills 1901 (unframed) English Cricketers (6) with Lilley, Hayward, McGahey, Fry (fair condition), Ranjitsinhji (rev flts) & Mason. Mixed G-Fine condition. Murray 2015 cat £125 ea, total £750 = A$1350. (6) (P)SOLD at A$400

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Australian Jockeys (1908) near comp set of 64/65 (Standard Cigarettes backs) stated to be missing No 53 Smith. Some minor rev foxing, still visually fresh. Generally F-VF condition. 2015 Murray cat £5.50 ea, £350 = A$650. Difficult assembly. (64) (P)AVAILABLE at A$120

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Australian Racehorses (1907) set of 57 diff (Standard Cigarette backs) inc Avalon (Ballarat Cup 1903, 05), Fifeness (Perth Stakes 1906), Magazine & Maximise -late Magazine, Poseidon, True Scot & Zepho. 2015 Murray cat £310+ as set of 56 counting Magazine & Maximise as the one card. Odd minor rev foxing, F-VF condition. (57)SOLD at A$200

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Australia: Sports of the World (Wills 1917) comp set of 50 inc Boomerang Throwing, Bison Hunting, Elephant Hunting, Emu Hunting, Alligator Shooting, Hippopotamus Hunting, Tossing the Caber, Wild Boar Hunting, Kangaroo Shooting & Whale Hunting. All with Village Maid backs. Some minor foxing which blends into the reverses. A great lot of currently politically incorrect pastimes amongst the more conventional sports. VG/Fine condition. 2015 Murray cat £250 = A$475. (50)AVAILABLE at A$120

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Australia: Victoria VFL Football 1920 Australian Footballers (Magpie backs), 51/60 cards (plus 2 poor/fair). Mostly F-VF. (Roy Cazaly good condition only). 2015 Murray cat £640.SOLD at A$350

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Australia: Victoria VFL Football 1908 'Past & Present Champions' (Capstan Tobacco backs) 40/50 cards inc Nos 1 & 50, plus extra reverse. All F-VF. 2015 Murray cat £490. (41).SOLD at A$325

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Australia: Victoria VFL Football 1906 Incidents in Play set of 16 (Standard Cigarettes rev). Generally VF condition. 2015 Murray cat £256 = A$480. (16) (P)SOLD at A$300

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Australia: Wills 1933 Footballers 133/200 medium size cards inc Harry Collier (Collingwood), Gordon & Syd Coventry (Collingwood), Haydn Bunton (Fitzroy), W Ware (Hawthorn) in Victoria State Jumper, R McDonald (Geelong) in Victoria State Jumper, J Titus (Richmond), Smallhorn (Fitzroy) & A Hopkins (Footscray) in Victoria State Jumper. Some rev foxing & rounded cnrs. Mixed VG-F/VF. 2015 Murray cat £465. (133)SOLD at A$230

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American Tobacco Co 1895 National Flags & Arms (typeset back). Comp set of 50. Minimal, minor rev foxing, some flts inc odd missing cnr or slight crease, mostly F/VF condition. Rare set. 2015 Murray est £550 = A$1000. (50) (P)SOLD at A$220

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American Tobacco Co 1900 Old Ships, 1st & 2nd Series combined (green net backs) into near comp single 49/50 set plus duplicate. F-VF condition. Rarely seen. 2015 Murray cat £400. (50) (P)SOLD at A$160

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American Tobacco Co 1900 Military Uniforms set C (27) appear mid-late C19th (British) Indian Regts & English Territorials. Then set D (25) all contemporary styles inc Royal Artillery, Officer Gordon Highlanders, Royal Horse Artillery Officer, 10th Hussars Private & others. Some rev aging, 1st set G-VG condition, 2nd visually VF. 2015 Murray cat £600 = A$1100. Also Redeemable cigarette card size banknote style certificate for Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide or Brisbane. (53) (P)SOLD at A$230

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American Tobacco Co 1901 Battle Scenes 24/25 diff inc General Custer's Last Fight, Gettysburg, Scotland Forever, Waterloo, Napoleon's Flight from Russia, Balaklava & Battle of Rosebud Agency (2). Some aging to reverse o/w F-VF & visually effective. 2015 Murray cat £325. Plus redeemable certificate at Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide or Brisbane. (26) (P)AVAILABLE at A$120

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British American Tobacco 1903 Beauties (Water Girls) comp set of 25 multi-coloured cards, strong prints. VF condition cat £275. 1905 Buildings (14 diff) chromo-litho colour prints, mostly VG-Fine condition cat £140. Total 2015 Murray cat 0400+ = A$750. (39) (P)SOLD at A$230

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Cricket: 1907 Capstan Prominent Australian & English Cricketers near comp set (grey caption) of 21, Nos 51-73 (ex 60 & 70). All English Cricketers. Then brown captions (6), all diff portraits to previous set with Nos 66, 68, 70, 71, 72, 73. Some minor foxing or light stains, mostly VG-Fine. 2015 Murray cat £460. (27)AVAILABLE at A$220

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Cricket: 1907 Wills 'blue-border' (30) plus 5 damaged with Aussies (15+) inc Victor Trumper, J Scott, C Hill, D Smith, E Waddy, R Minnett & V Ransford plus assorted English & South African players. Red Borders (20) with Aussies (9) inc Armstrong, Gehr, McAlister, Stack & Trumper. Variable mostly G/VG condition. 2015 Murray cat £16 ea x 50, £800 = A$1450. (55) (P)SOLD at A$120

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Cricket: 1908 Wills set of 25 with Australians (10) inc Darling (Capt), Hill, Hopkins, Kelly, Trumble & Trumper & English Cricketers (15) inc Warner (Capt), Lilley, Rhodes & Warner. G-VF. 2015 Murray cat £180. Not often seen. (25).AVAILABLE at A$120

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Cricket: Capstan Cigarettes. 1905 Sporting Terms Illustrated near comp set 24/25 with cricket (9/10), cycling (7) & football (soccer 8). Variable G/VG-Fine condition. 2015 Murray cat £14 ea, total £330 = A$600. A remarkably scarce set! (24) (P)SOLD at A$170

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Cricket: Collection in plastic bags with Wills 1929 Cricketers 2nd Series (49/50, cat £80). Millhoff 1928 Famous Test Cricketers (real photo, 12, £70). Wills 1928-29 Cricket Season real photos (39, £140). Capstan 1907 Prominent Cricketers (40/50, £540) & nos 51-73 (21, £345). Some slightly mixed condition, mainly in the 1907 Series, others F/VF-excellent. Total 2015 Murray cat £635 = A$1150. (160)SOLD at A$350

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Cricket: Godfrey Phillips 1932 Test Cricketers set of 38 inc Bradman, Darling, Grimmett, Jardine, Larwood, Oldfield, Ponsford & Woodful. Naturally aged, Fine condition cat £135. Giant Liquorice Brand 1932 English Cricketers set of 18 inc Allen, Duckworth, Jardine, Larwood & Voce. VG-Fine condition, cat £260. Total 2015 Murray cat £400 = A$740. (56) (P)SOLD at A$160

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Cricket: Season 1928-29 Wills Real photographs near comp set 47/48 (missing T Andrews). VF/Excellent. Murray 2015 cat £140 for the 40 most usually found. The extra 7 rarities (all unpriced) are A'Beckett (Vic), Bettington (NSW), A Freeman (Kent), H Hooker (NSW), H Ironmonger (Vic). C Kellaway (NSW) D Northling, & J Scott (SA). A very scarce assembly estimated retail well over $500. (47). (P)SOLD at A$350

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Australia: 1930s Palace Theatre Sydney, Movie Star Advertising. playing card size Pictorials (26 assorted) inc Gloria Swanson (Don't Change Your Husband). Then normal cig cards inc Wills WWI Recruiting Posters (6), Victoria Cross Heroes (20), War Incidents brown-back (50) & green-back (40). Australian Wildflowers (30), Royal Mail (30) plus misc odds (40). Some slightly mixed condition (damaged not counted). Murray 2015 cat £600 plus good retail for the Sydney Theatre cards. (240+). (P)AVAILABLE at A$300

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Australia: Cricket 1926 Sweetacre (Minties rev) comp set of 36 with 18 Aussies inc Grimmett, Hendry, Oldfield, Ponsford, Richardson & Woodful & 18 Poms inc Gilligan, Hobbs, Sutcliffe & Woolley. Some minor foxing, mostly Fine/VF condition. 2015 Murray cat £500 = A$925. A very scarce set. (36) (P)AVAILABLE at A$350

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Australian Cricket: 1932 Allen's Steam Rollers set of 36 with Australians (18) inc Bradman, Grimmett, Fingleton, Ironmonger, Jackson, McCabe, Oldfield, O'Reilly, Ponsford, Richardson, Wall & Woodfull, & Englishmen (18) inc Allen, Jardine, Larwood, Sutcliffe & Wyatt. Some minor foxing, generally VG-Fine condition. Another scarce set! 2015 Murray cat £470 = A$850. (36) (P)AVAILABLE at A$250

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Australia: Cricket 1936 Hoadley's Test Cricketers set of 40 in colour inc D Bradman, CL Badcock, W Oldfield, V Richardson, D Tallon, H Larwood, W Woodful, W O'Reilly & C Grimmett. Natural aging throughout with some creasing. Mostly VG/Fine. 2015 Murray cat £500 = A$900. (40) (P)SOLD at A$180

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Australia: Sport collection with Minties 1926 cricketers (20 diff, cat £280) inc Grimmett, Richardson & Woodfull, mostly Fine. Allens 1931 Cricketers (coloured, 28/36) inc Hassett, O'Reilly, Walker & Hutton. VF (£290). Allens 1932/33 Cricketers (20 diff, Steam Roller backs) inc Larwood, O'Reilly, Richardson & Woodfull, G-VG (£260). Giant Brand Liquorice 1930-31 Australian or English Cricketers (black) 12 diff inc Oldfield, Grimmett & Jardine, mostly Good cat £175. Plus South African Cricketers (blue) comp set of 12 VG/Fine (£180). Sweetacres 1933 Sports Champions (18 mixed) G-Fine (£70). Pals 1920s real photos (24 inc 2 Poor, est £200) noted Cricket (8) inc Woodfull, Ryder, Ponsford, Macartney, & Aust Rules Football (12) inc Vic Richardson Capt Sturt FC. Triumph Magazine (GB) Test Cricketers (6, £60) inc Ellis & Woodfull. Mixed condition in places with good pickings. Total Murray 2015 cat £1500 = A$2700. (140) (P)SOLD at A$300

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British 1920s collection with Amalgamated Press Exploits of the Great War (1929 set of 16, cat £45). Famous Shipping Lines (1926 set of 22 £150). Heroic Deeds of the Great War (1927 set of 16 cat £55). Modern Motor Cars (1926 set of 32, £215). The Great War (1928 set of 24, £80). The Great War (1929 set of 16, £50), Catchy Tricks & Teasers (1933 set of 12, £60), rev tones throughout except for last set, visually impressive. Gem Library Marvels of the Future (1929 set of 16, £55). Nelson Lee Library (1922 6 diff, £40). Shell (Aust) 1964 Pets (60, £25). Good lot, total 2015 Murray cat £775 = A$1400. (220)AVAILABLE at A$220

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Cricket: 1928 Giant Brand Liquorice set of 24 (medium size, blue back) English Cricketers. Some rev foxing, generally F-VF condition. 2015 Murray cat £350 = A$650. (24) (P)AVAILABLE at A$120

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Cricket: Giant Liquorice Brand 1932 English Cricketers set of 18 medium 40x65mm cards. VF-Excellent with crisp portraits. 2015 Murray cat £260. (P)AVAILABLE at A$120

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Cricket: Triumph 1928 Famous Australian Cricketers set of 16 medium (20x75mm) cards inc Grimmett, Hendry, Ironmonger, Kelleway, Oldfield, Ponsford, Richardson, Taylor & Woodful. 2015 Murray cat £200. Then England's Test Match Cricketers another set of 16, same size inc Chapman, Duckworth, Jardine, Larwood, Sutcliffe & White. Visually impressive, minor foxing on reverse. F-VF condition, total Murray cat £385 = A$700. (32) (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
FIFA 365 Adrenalyn XL 2019 large set of 190 cards plus 4 extra Limited edition cards ins Special XXL type (retail $120). Also as above with 183 base Cards, plus extra Limited Edition & 3rd collection with 165 cards. Then 2016 Official 2017 Football Australia collection with 178 diff cards in special album (retail $80). Premier Club 2015/16 Trade Cards (193/200 issued) in album (retail $140). Comp Base & Chase premier Club 2014-18 with 200 cards & album (2 collections, retail $300 ea), plus 2 more albums with lesser quantities of cards (retail $230). Star Wars Force Attax trading card game (140) plus album. Star Wars Galactic Files Reborn 2017 with 195 cards inc 4 orange coloured (rare). Tops Scam Attax trading cards live 2018 collection with 256 cards & album. Plus much more in a similar vein. All new (still on original packaging). Cost vendor $2100+ retail. Many 100s of individual cards plus albums all in large container. With list of contents.SOLD at A$400

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Sport: Collection in album with Cricket Australian & English Stars (AP 1932, 28/32 cat £350). Minties Cricketers (8, Fair-Good, £110). Capstan Prominent Australian & English Cricketers 1907, 39/50 mostly G/VG (£525) & 17/31 (£290). Boxing: Famous Prize Fighters (48/50) Cartledge (Sheffield UK), 1938 cat £180. Sporting Terms (Capstan 1905) 21/25 mostly VF/F £300. Sports of the World (Wills 1917) 29/30 mostly VF £150. Standard Cigarettes 1908 Australian Jockeys (15/50) VF £80. Who's Who in Sport (50/50) Lambert & Butler 1926. Mostly VF £200 as comp set. Variable condition G-VF as noted with many useful cards. Total 2015 Murray cat £2100 = A$3800. (250)AVAILABLE at A$600

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1d Deep carmine-aniline (G108), perf OS. Strong colour, superb appearance. Lightly cancelled with neat cnr cds. 2018 ACSC 74Eb cat $1250. 2015 Drury photo-cert. (P)AVAILABLE at A$500
2015 Our Solar System 35c Mercury & Mars sheetlet of 10, comp unissued printer's IMPERF sheet of 30 sheetlets with central gutter & wide margins inc printer's colour bars. VF fresh MUH, FV $105. No 119 of only 250 printed. SG 4033/34(var).SOLD at A$180
2015 Our Solar System $4.90 M/sheet IMPERF printer's sheet of 15 M/S with wide margins inc colour bars & imprints. No 207 of only 250 issued. SG 4441(var). VF fresh MUH, retail $525 as 15 M/S.SOLD at A$180

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Croatia: 1941 cover with provisional usage of Ustasha propaganda stamps 50b red & 1K blue (instead of normal postage stamps!), tied by 'Crikvenica / 18.VI.41' cds, used to Italy with 'Fiume 23.6.41' arrival cds on front. Plus also a stampless cover with 'Crikvenica / 25.V.41' cds & m/script 'posta ostala bez marke' (PO is left w/o stamps), thus proving that this coastal town PO had totally run out of stamps. Amazing & probably unique usage. 2015 Dr Colla AIEP & 2018 Ceremuga photo certs. (P)AVAILABLE at A$1500

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1840 QV 1d intense black, plate 4, letters RF. Superb fresh M appearance (regummed), 4 margins. SG Spec AS22 cat £17,500, SG 1-PL4. Rare genuine unused. 2015 Scheller photo cert. (P)AVAILABLE at A$2500

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1840 QV 2d deep full blue no lines, plate 2, letters TC. Superb fresh M, redistributed gum (or regummed), 4 even margins & beautiful bright colour. SG Spec DS7, SG 4-PL2 cat £48,000. Extremely rare in genuine unused condition, especially in this shade. 2015 Scheller photo cert. (P)SOLD at A$6500

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1878-79 Tabriz Provisional Bisect usage of 'PERSANA' formular postal card with Nasser-eddin Shah 5sh black & rose, perf 12½, BISECTED irregularly (right half), with blue crayon '2½' new value m/s surch across bisect edge, tied by 'Tabriz' cds, to France with 'Moulins-la-Marche 8 MAR 79' arrival cds that also ties the bisect. Message on back dated 16/2/1879 from Alexander Stahl who was postmaster of Azerbaijan province, & who authorized/created this provisional. Sc 29(var), SG 29(var). Persiphila 23P7a. Overall in superb condition. Great rarity with only several recorded. Important item of Persia/Iran postal stationery & postal history. 2015 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)AVAILABLE at A$10000

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1892-93 Arms £5 sage-green, no wmk. VF fresh UN (ex archives, which flooded during WWII bombings). SG 12 cat £1600. 2015 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)AVAILABLE at A$375

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Sahara: 1941 SAHARA ESPANOL opt Franco Pictorial set 1c-10P. Superb fresh MLH. SG 47a-60 cat £1700, Edifil 48-62 cat €2015. Exceedingly rare set. Top 3 values exp Galvez, plus 2019 Ceremuga photo cert. (15). (P)AVAILABLE at A$1500

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1913 Dhow 50R black & purple, wmk mult rosettes. Superb fresh MUH, with never hinged original gum. SG 260e cat £700 for M, should be at least double, £1400 MUH. 2015 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)SOLD at A$1400