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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - OTHER PRE-DECIMAL
Lot
Description
Status
1132
1903 Arms of Australia 5d black, collotype essay on thin card, saw-tooth roulette 14 by Mr Ames inscribed 'Commonwealth of Australia' at top & 'South Australia' at base. Superb fresh UN. ACSC E23 cat $3000 & greatly under-catalogued compared to other essays. Great rarity with only 2 recorded -the example in the Arthur Gray collection had faults & still sold for US$4250+. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
1133
1919 England-Australia special 'Ross Smith' airmail stamp, tied to piece by the special oval cancel 26 FEB 1920, another strike at left, plus faint 3-line Vickers Vimy cachet. VFU. Yvert PA1. Frommer U23, AAMC 27c cat $3000+ in 2010 as loose stamp. Important rarity & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
1134
1927 Canberra 1½d plate no 12 UL cnr blk of 4. F-VF MUH. ACSC 132zk cat $750. Very scarce especially as MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1135
1928 Kookaburra 3d blue M/sheet. VFU, 'GPO Melbourne 24 MR 31' cds, sl aging on back. SG 106a cat £200. ACSC 133MS cat $450. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1136
1929 Airmail 3d green Presentation SUNKEN DIE PROOF on thick handmade paper (210x165mm) original size with special deckled edges with full sheet edge wmk 'ENGLAND'. Only 11 produced for Design Committee members & associated people, with only 4 currently known in private hands. Superb fresh UN as made. AAMC 163f cat $12,500+. ACSC 134(2) cat $12,500+. Spectacular & important item with this believed to be the best quality example recorded. Certificate can be obtained on request.
 AVAILABLE at A$6000
1137
1929 Airmail 3d Green Booklet pane inc margin on registered airmail cover with Kingsford Smith 6d blk of 4, single & 3d. To England, via Netherlands Indies. SG 115a(var) cat £80+++ as loose singles. ACSC 136c cat $450 M, pane unpriced U or on cover. Cover with some edge repairs & toning but still a Commonwealth rarity & probably unique cover. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1138
1930 Lord Howe Island provisional Sturt 1½d with m/s '2d paid PM LHI' tied to cover by 'Lord Howe Island 15 SP 1930' cds. Provisional made due to lack of 2d stamps after postal rates changed in August. ACSC 139c, SG 117(var) footnote cat £750 as loose stamp & should be at least double, on cover, so £1500. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1100
1140
1931 Kingsford-Smith OS opt set 2d & 3d on piece tied by 'Canberra F.C.-AUST/13MY1931' machine cancel. VFU. SG O123-24, ACSC 141-42(OS) cat $775++ as singles loose stamps. Very rare genuine postally used! 2011 RPSV photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1141
1931 Kingsford Smith 3d opt OS, UL cnr plate no 1 blk of 4. Superb fresh 2M/2MUH. SG O124 cat £1100 for M singles, the MUH should be double, so £1650 for singles, plus significant premium for plate no blk. ACSC 142(OS)z cat $6000+. Great rarity & only several genuine blks recorded. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2800
1142
1932 Bridge set 2d to 5/- inc both 2d. VF MUH. SG 141-4 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 146-9 cat $1528. (4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$750
1143
1932 Bridge 5/-. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
1144
1932 Bridge 5/-. VF fresh MUH. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
1145
1932 Bridge 5/-. Superb fresh MUH, excellent centring. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500, retail above that for such a nice example (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1146
1932 KGV 2d Red Postal Forgery typographed on no wmk paper, perf 11. VF fresh MUH with official M/S line as almost all Mint have to invalidate them. These postal forgeries were used to mail out 'Irish Sweepstakes' tickets -which were also forgeries! SG footnote cat £400 for M, should be at least double, £800 MUH. ACSC 103CC cat $1500. Rare specialist item & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
1147
1934 Vic Centenary set 2d, 2d, 3d, 1/- Ash imprint blks of 4, perf 10½ inc 2d both Cowan & Wiggins Teape papers. F-VF M/MUH, sl sun-tanned. ACSC cat $540. (16) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1148
1934 Vic Centenary set 2d, 3d, 1/- Ash imprint blks of 4, perf 11½. VF 2M/2MUH. W/C, a neat matching set. ACSC cat $660. (12) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1149
1934-48 Hermes 1/6 dull purple CofA wmk thick paper gutter pr. McCracken imprint blk of 4. VF 2M/2MUH. SG 153a cat £44+ as singles. ACSC 162zf cat $50.
 SOLD at A$20
1150
1937 KGVI 3d Blue Die I, left marginal blk of 12 (6x2). F-VF MUH, sl tropicalised gum. SG 168 cat £780 as singles, ACSC 191 cat $1200 as singles. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1151
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die 1 'white wattles'. VF fresh MUH. SG 168a cat £170. ACSC 190 cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1152
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die I 'white wattles'. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 168a cat £170, ACSC 190 cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1153
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die IA. VF MUH. SG 168b cat £150. ACSC 192 cat $400. (P)
 SOLD at A$80
1154
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die IA. VF MUH. SG 168b cat £150. ACSC 192 cat $400. (P)
 SOLD at A$60
1155
1937 Lyrebird 1/- perf 13½x14 Ash 42.5mm imprint blk of 4. Fresh MLH/MUH. ACSC 208zc cat $400. SG 174 cat £200 as 4 stamps. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1156
1937-49 Robes 10/- thin paper on OHMS Thompson typed address FDC with 'GPO Sydney 130/17 NO 48' cds. Superb fresh. SG 177a, ACSC 215y cat $7500. Major variety as only 2 FDC recorded as per ACSC footnote. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5000
1157
1942 KGVI 3½d blue thin paper blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 231a cat $500 as M singles, SG 207(var). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1158
1942 Queen 1½d green, LL cnr Authority imprint pr, error 'largely IMPERF at left & partly at base' due to pre-perfing paper fold. Superb fresh MUH. SG 204(var), ACSC 226ba, zc(blk) $2000+ Spectacular! This being the basis for the ACSC listing & illustrated on page 140. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
1159
1942 Queen 1½d green blk of 4, error misplaced perfs. VF fresh MUH. SG 204(var), ACSC 225bb cat $1250. Spectacular. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1160
1942-50 KGVI 2½d red left marginal blk of 30 (3x10) with margins 3 sides & imprint, variety double perfs on all 10 of 1st column. Stamps VF MUH. SG 206(var). ACSC 230bc cat $2000 for the 10 double perfs, premium for blk & imprint. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$950
1161
1942-50 KGVI 3½d blue with varieties inc 'white face' blk of 4, thin paper blk of 4, imprint blk of 4, across gutter blk of 30 etc. VF M/MUH. SG 207. ACSC 231/a/c/zg cat $1400. (53) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$475
1162
1942 Emu 5½d, right marginal blk of 6, error misplaced perfs. VF fresh MUH. SG 208(var), ACSC 232bb cat $1650+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
1163
1947 Newcastle Anniv 2½d Shortland, error IMPERF vertically on top pair of UL cnr blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 219(var). ACSC 242ba cat $3500+ for pr alone, plus premium for positional blk. Extremely rare & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
1164
1950 Stamp Centenary 2½d pr in blk of 40 (4x 10) with pre-printing paper wrinkle causing void white line through lower 7 rows. VF fresh MUH. SG 239-40(var). ACSC 278-9(var). Unique blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$325
1165
1951-52 KGVI 3½d brown-purple booklet pr error vertical perfs grossly misplaced M, repaired at right, left stamp is VF. SG 247(var), ACSC 253bb cat $750. Spectacular error. (P)
 SOLD at A$160
1166
1951 Gold & Responsible Government Centenaries 3d setenant pr IMPERF Die PROOF with large margins in its original card holder with CBA Note Printing Branch cachet in violet on reverse. Only 8 made, 7 of which are numbered, 2 of which are now in the Royal collection & Australia Post archival coll'n. This proof numbered 21 was presented to Sir G Chippendall, Director General of the PMG Department. VF fresh as printed. ACSC 284/5 DP(1) cat $5000. Extremely rare specialist item. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
1167
1953 PO Specimen folder with current Def stamps from ½d Kangaroos to 2/6 Aborigine & Arms 5/- CTO plus Arms 10/- to £2 opt SPECIMEN. VF MUH/CTO with general no c.7191/50 on front cover. Very scarce. (24) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1168
1953 PO SPECIMEN folder with current defs (22) to 5/- CTO, Arms 10/-, £1, £2 opt SPECIMEN MUH. (25) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1169
ca.1953 Specimen folder (no number) with KGVI issues to 1/0½, Zoologicals to 1/-, Hermes 1/6, Crocodile 2/-, Aborigine 2/6, QEII 1d, 3d & 3½d, plus Arms 5/-, all VF CTO with UH gum, plus Arms 10/- to £2 opt SPECIMEN VF MUH. Comp folders very scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1170
ca.1953 Specimen folder (no number) with KGVI issues to 1/0½, Zoologicals to 1/-, Hermes 1/6, Crocodile 2/-, Aborigine 2/6, QEII 1d, 3d & 3½d, plus Arms 5/-, all VF CTO with UH gum, plus Arms 10/- to £2 opt Specimen VF MUH. Comp folders rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1171
1960 Girl Guides 5d aniline with full design clearly visible through the paper, appearing as a comp OFFSET on reverse. Blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 334(var). (4). (P)
 SOLD at A$60
1172
1960 Centenary of Northern Territory Exploration 5d full sheet of 120 with error perfs misplaced 3mm left. VF fresh MUH. SG 335(var), ACSC 378bb cat $100 ea = $12,000 as singles, retail similar, & should be even more as full sheet. Extremely rare, only 3 or 4 sheets issued, this being the only known full sheet. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
1173
1961 Cattle 5/- white & cream papers. W/C fresh MUH. SG 327 & 327a cat £104. Retail $165. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1174
1963 Royal Visit 5d & 2/3 prs on official PO Publicity card. Minor blemishes with aging at top. SG 348-49, ACSC 393x cat $250.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1175
1963-64 Navigators set 4/- to £2 on four addressed WCS FDCs. VF. ACSC 404-9 cat $211. SG 355-60 cat £110+ as loose U stamps alone. (4 covers)
 SOLD at A$110
1176
1964 Cook 7/6 sheet of 80. Fresh MUH. SG 357 cat £1520++ as singles plus premium for rare sheet. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1177
1965 Hargrave 5d, error purple (value) OMITTED, normal to compare. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 433c cat $600. SG 379a cat £500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
1178
1965 Christmas 5d amazing LR cnr blk of 20 (4x5), pre-printing PO repair of damaged paper with tape, now leaving large void area. The lifted piece of plastic tape has full printing of 5 part stamps from the void area. MUH, sl gum tones (blk of 20 separated into blks of 8x12). SG 381(var). ACSC 435(var). Unique. (P)
 SOLD at A$1100
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