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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - OTHER PRE-DECIMAL
Lot
Description
Status
1457
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$1800
1458
1914 Kookaburra 6d Engraved. Superb fresh MUH, excellent centring. SG 19 cat £75 for M, should be at least double, £150 MUH. ACSC 60 cat $250+. (P)
 SOLD at A$190
1459
1928 Kookaburra 3d M/sheet. F-VF MUH, sl wrinkle & darker gum in margin, VF fresh appearance. SG MS106a cat £120 for M, should be at least double, £240 MUH. (P)
 SOLD at A$110
1460
1930 Sturt 1½d red, Plate No 1 full sheet of 120. Mostly VF MUH, odd tones. SG 117 cat £150 as M singles, should be at least double, £300 MUH. ACSC 139 cat $620 as imprint/plate blks & singles.
 SOLD at A$250
1461
1930 Lord Howe Island provisional Sturt 1½d with m/s '2d paid PM LHI', due to lack of 2d stamps after postal rates changed in August. Superb fresh MUH. ACSC 139c, SG 117(var) footnote cat £750 for M, should be at least £1500 MUH. Very rare genuine MUH. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 SOLD at A$1500
1462
1931 OS opt Kingsford Smith set 2d & 3d. VF fresh MUH. SG O123-4 cat £360, should be at least £720 MUH. ACSC 141-2(OS) cat $1175. Rare genuine MUH & certificate can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$675
1463
1931 OS opt Kingsford Smith set 2d & 3d. F-VF fresh MUH. SG O123-4 cat £360, should be at least £720 MUH. ACSC 141-2(OS) cat $1175. Rare genuine MUH. 2019 Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert. (2). (P)
 SOLD at A$550
1464
1931 OS opt Kingsford Smith set 2d & 3d. F-VF fresh MLH, SG O123-4 cat £360, ACSC 141-2(OS) cat $600. Scarce genuine set. (2). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
1465
1931 Kingsford Smith opt OS set 2d & 3d. VF MLH. SG O123-4 cat £360. ACSC 141-2(OS) cat $600. Scarce genuine set. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$220
1466
1932 Lyrebird 1/- green Ash imprint blk of 4. Lightly sun-tanned gum, 2 M/2MUH. ACSC 145Aza cat $450. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1467
1932 Lyrebird 1/- bright red Chambon printers sample PROOF with lines through Australia & denomination, marg blk of 4 with 2 stamp sized tabs at top. Superb MUH. SG 140(p). ACSC 145PP(1)A cat $3300++ as singles & should be at least +50% for multiple with tabs, so $5000+. Only 10 such blks from the only recorded sheets of 100 could exist. Spectacular rarity. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
1468
1932 Bridge 5/- green. VF W/C MUH. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
 SOLD at A$600
1469
1932 Bridge 5/- green, bottom margin single with near full imprint. Superb W/C MUH, very sl uneven gum colour, fresh appearance. SG 143 cat £425 for M should be at least double, £850 MUH, plus premium for imprint. ACSC 148zf cat $1500++. Retail $2000+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1470
1932 Bridge 5/- green. VF fresh MUH. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1471
1932 Bridge 5/- green. VF MLH. SG 143 cat £425. ACC 148 cat $550. (P)
 SOLD at A$275
1472
1932 Bridge 5/- green. Superb W/C MLH, large margins & excellent centring. SG 143 cat £425+. ACSC 148 cat $550 & retail higher for such excellent centring. (P)
 SOLD at A$300
1473
1932 Bridge 5/- green. F-VF fresh MLH. SG143 cat £425. ACSC 148 cat $550. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1474
1932 Bridge 5/- green. W/C, VFM, suntanned gum. SG 143 cat £425. ACSC 148 cat $550. Retail similar. (P)
 SOLD at A$230
1475
1932 Bridge 5/- green. VF postally U. SG 143. ACSC 148 cat $500, retail similar. (P)
 SOLD at A$240
1476
1932 Bridge 5/- green. W/C VF U/CTO. SG 143 cat £200. ACSC 148w cat $300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1477
1932 Bridge 5/- green. VF U/CTO. SG 143 cat £200. ACSC 148w cat $300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1478
1932 Bridge 5/- green. VFU. SG 143 cat £200. ACSC 148 cat $500. (P)
 SOLD at A$150
1479
1934 Victorian Centenary set 2d, 3d, 1/- Ash imprint blks of 4, perf 11½. VF 2M/2MUH. W/C. ACSC cat $660 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1480
1934 Victorian Centenary 2d red perf 11½ lower marginal part imprint horiz pr, variety ink clogging at LL, much heavier on right stamp covering 'AUS' of Australia. VF fresh MLH. SG 147(var), ACSC 154(var). 1st such example we have seen. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1481
1936 South Australia Centenary set 2d, 3d, 1/- Ash imprint blks of 4. Lightly sun-tanned gum, MLH/MUH. ACSC 171z-73z cat $200.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1482
1937-52 KGVI Period paper fold varieties causing extra perfs of cnr blks of 4 with 1937-49 perf 15x14 Koala 4d LL imprint, Lyrebird 1/- UL & UR, & 1952 KGVI 6½ green LL imprint. All VF fresh 1M/3MUH. SG (var) 188, 192 & 250. ACSC (var) 198, 209 & 256. Interesting items. (4 blks) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1483
1937-40s Postmaster-General's Department SPECIMEN folder with full contents of Robes set 10/- & £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN (£1 is dull blue from Ash printing with grey-black opt). Plus the set of lower values as then current inc Hermes 1/6, Kangaroo 2/- & Robes 5/- all CTO with UH gum. The 2 opts superb fresh MUH. SG 177-78s cat £835+. ACSC 214x & 216Ax cat $1500+. Only 2860 of £1 printed of all 3 stamp/opt shades together, & rarely seen still in intact original folder. Rare genuine MUH & certificate for the £1 can be obtained on request. (P)
 SOLD at A$800
1484
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.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1485
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die I Ash imprint blk of 4. Stamps VF fresh MUH, M in gutter only. SG 168 cat £260+ as singles, ACSC 191z cat $500 MUH blk or still $400 for singles. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1486
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
1487
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die I 'white wattles' blk of 4. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 168a cat £680, ACSC 190 cat $1600. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1488
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die 1 'white wattles'. VF fresh MUH. SG 168a cat £170. ACSC 190 cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1489
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die IA Ash imprint blk of 4. VF U/CTO. SG 168b, ACSC 192z cat $1250 for M, unpriced U & rare thus. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1490
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die III chalk surfaced & unsurfaced, Ash imprint blks of 4. F-VF fresh, 1st 2M/2MUH, 2nd MLH/3MUH. SG 168c & ca, ACSC 193zb & 194za cat $500. (2 blks) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1491
1937 KGVI 2d red Die II Plate 3 w/o dots, upper gutter blk of 4. VF fresh fully MUH. SG 184(var), ACSC 188zb cat $2500. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
1492
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die III left cnr Ash imprint blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 186, ACSC 195z cat $300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1493
1938 Robes set 10/- & £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN, £1 is dull blue from Ash printing with grey-black opt. Superb fresh MLH. SG 177-78s cat £835. ACSC 214x & 216Ax cat $1500. Only 2860 of £1 printed of all 3 stamp/opt shades together. Rare genuine & certificate can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$325
1494
1938 Robes 10/- & £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN, £1 dull blue from Ash printing with grey-black opt. F-VF M, toned gum. SG 177-8s cat £835. ACSC 214x & 216Ax cat $780. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1495
1938 Robes £1 bluish-slate, thick paper Ash imprint blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 178 cat £280+ as singles, ACSC 216z cat $750. (P)
 SOLD at A$325
1496
1938 Robes £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN (£1 dull blue from Ash printing with blue-black opt). VF MLH. SG 178s cat £800, ACSC 216Ax cat $750. Scarce genuine example. 2019 Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$350
1497
1938 Robes £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN, £1 is dull blue from Ash printing with grey-black opt. F-VF M, gum tropicalized at edges. SG 178s cat £800. ACSC 216Ax cat $750. Only 2860 of £1 printed of all 3 stamp/opt shades together. 2011 Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1498
1938 Robes £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN with all-over black opt ink smudge due to printing equipment malfunction (£1 deep slate from McCracken printing with black opt). VF UN. SG 178s(var) cat £800, ACSC 216x(var) cat $1500 - both for normal. Spectacular printing error. Genuine opt. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1499
1938 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 rarity as only 2 FDC recorded as per ACSC footnote. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$4500
1500
1941 Surch KGVI 2½d on 2d red blk of 4, variety 'medal flaw' at LL. VF fresh MUH. SG 200/b cat £450++, ACSC 222/d cat $475++ as singles plus premium for se-tenant blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1501
1942 Queen 1½d green left marginal blk of 4, error misplaced perfs. VF fresh 1MLH/3MUH. SG 20(var), ACSC 226bb cat $1200 as singles. (P)
 SOLD at A$500
1502
1942-50 KGVI 2½d red IMPERF blk of 4 gutter marginal. VF fresh MUH. SG 20b(var), ACSC 230b cat $900+ as 2 prs. (P)
 SOLD at A$600
1503
1942-50 KGVI 2½d red LL cnr blk of 12 with margins 3 sides & imprint, error DOUBLE perfs on 4 stamps of 1st column. VF MUH, 1 normal stamp MLH. SG 206(var). ACSC 230bc cat $800+++ for double perfs as singles, plus large premium for blk & imprint, est at +50% so would be $1200+. (P)
 SOLD at A$450
1504
1942-50 KGVI 3½d blue THIN PAPER left cnr imprint blk of 4. F-VF fresh 3M/1MLH. SG 207(var), ACSC 231a/zg cat $350++ as singles. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1505
1942-50 KGVI 3½d blue THIN PAPER imprint gutter blk of 8. VF fresh 4M/4MUH. SG 207(var), ACSC 231a/zh cat $800 as singles (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1506
1942 Emu 5½d LR cnr blk of 9, error misplaced perfs. VF fresh MUH. SG 208(var), ACSC 232bb cat $2475 as singles. (P)
 SOLD at A$1000
1507
1947 Newcastle 2½d Shortland, error IMPERF vertically on top pr of top marginal 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
1508
1948-56 Crocodile 2/- brown with wmk, top marginal blk of 20 (10x2), variety ink partially omitted, especially the 1st 5 stamps & to a lesser degree on most others resulting in portions of 'Aboriginal Art' inscription missing. VF MUH. SG 224(var), ACSC 263(var). Interesting variety. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1509
1949 Arms £1 blue, blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 224c cat £168, ACSC 270 cat $240. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1510
1950-52 KGVI 3d red THIN PAPER left cnr imprint blk of 4. VF fresh 2M/2MUH. SG 235(var), ACSC 257a/zf cat $350 as singles (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1511
1950-52 KGVI 3d red THIN PAPER gutter imprint blk of 8. VF fresh 2M/6MUH. SG 235(var), ACSC 257a/zg cat $750 as singles (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1512
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 error multiple.
 AVAILABLE at A$275
1513
1951 KGVI 3½d brown-purple horiz pr, error misplaced perfs. VF fresh MLH. SG 247(var), ACSC 253bb cat $750+ as singles. Spectacular & extremely rare. (P)
 SOLD at A$350
1514
1951-52 KGVI 7½d blue THIN PAPER left cnr imprint blk of 4. F-VF MUH, 2 tiny perf tones at top. SG 251(var), ACSC 257a/z cat $300++ as singles. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1515
1953 PO Specimen folder with current def stamps from ½d Kangaroo to 2/6 Aborigine or 5/- Arms CTO, plus Arms 10/- to £2 opt Specimen fresh MUH. Rarer type, with only minimal PO sales. (22) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1516
1954 Telegraph 3½d red lower marginal blk of 20 (10x2) variety imperf LR cnr due to paper fold. Stamps VF MUH. SG 275(var). ACSC 311(var). (P)
 SOLD at A$350
1517
1955 Nursing 3½d violet major misperf error blk of 4. Superb fresh MUH. SG 287(var), ACSC 329bb cat $600+ as singles. Spectacular! (P)
 SOLD at A$450
1518
1959 Flower 2/3 yellow paper variety 'oblique line through right side of first T of Wattle', plus Platypus 1/- on Royal FDC tied 'Carnegie 9 SE 56' cds. VF. SG 319, 324(var), ACSC 368f cat $400 as loose stamps, should be 5 x on cover = $2000. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1519
1960 Northern Territory 5d magenta error greatly misplaced perfs in LL & LR cnr blks of 4. VF MUH. SG 335(var), ACSC 378bb cat $800++ as singles, plus significant premium for the left & right margin examples. (P)
 SOLD at A$300
1520
1963 Royal Visit 5d green upper marg blk of 4 error misplaced perfs. VF fresh MUH. SG 348(var), ACSC 392bb cat $400 as singles (P)
 SOLD at A$200
1521
1964 Navigator set 4/- to £2 King inc 10/-, £1 both cream & white papers. SG 355-60 cat £210, retail $300. VF fresh MUH. (8) (P)
 SOLD at A$150
1522
1964 Navigators set 7/6-£2 opt SPECIMEN, 10/- & £1 are white paper, £2 with opt at LR. VF fresh MUH. SG 357-60s(var) cat £475+, ACSC 406x, 407xb, 408xb & 409xb cat $800. (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1523
1964 Navigators set 7/6-£2 opt SPECIMEN (10/- both cream & white paper). M, sl gum tones, 7/6 & 10/- white UN. SG 357-60s cat approx £600. (5) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
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