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Lot
Description
ReserveEstimateYour Bid
1579
1913 KGV Engraved 1d pale red & Kangaroo ½d on 1914 (28 Apr) coloured PPC (Princess Theatre) used Kew to Belgium. VF. SG 17c, ACSC 59B cat $750. Scare & attractive. (P)
  A$300
(US$231)
(€192)
(£165)
  A$450
(US$347)
(€288)
(£248)
A$
1580
1927 Canberra 1½d plate no 12 UL cnr blk of 4. F-VF MUH. ACSC 132zk cat $750. Very scarce especially as MUH. (P)
  A$350
(US$270)
(€224)
(£193)
  A$500
(US$385)
(€320)
(£275)
A$
1581
1927-30 Commems perf OS comp with 1½d Canberra & Swan, 3d Kooka & Airmail, 1930 Sturt pr. VF MUH. SG O112-13 & O119-22 cat £171 for M, should be at least £342 MUH. (6). (P)
  A$180
(US$139)
(€115)
(£99)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
A$
1582
1927-30 Commems perf OS with 1½d Canberra & Swan, 3d Kooka, 1930 Sturt pr. VF fresh M. SG O112-13 & O120-22 cat £136. (5).
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$90
(US$69)
(€58)
(£50)
A$
1583
1927-30 Commems perf OS comp with 1½d Canberra & Swan, 3d Kooka & Airmail, 1930 Sturt pr. VF U/CTO. SG O112-13 & O119-22 cat £83. (6).
  A$50
(US$39)
(€32)
(£28)
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
A$
1584
1927-30 Commems perf OS comp with 1½d Canberra & Swan, 3d Kooka & Airmail, 1930 Sturt pr. VF U/CTO. SG O112-13 & O119-22 cat £83. (6).
  A$50
(US$39)
(€32)
(£28)
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
A$
1585
1928 Kookaburra 3d M/Sheet, upper marginal fresh MUH. (P)
  A$160
(US$123)
(€102)
(£88)
  A$200
(US$154)
(€128)
(£110)
A$
1586
1929 Swan 1½d carmine-red variety 're-entry to swan's neck & T R of Australia'. Fresh W/C MLH. SG 116A cat £60. ACSC 138Af cat $75.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£22)
  A$50
(US$39)
(€32)
(£28)
A$
1587
1931 Kingsford Smith set 2d-6d, plus Airmail 6d brown. VF MUH. SG 121-3 & 139 cat £37 for M, should be at least double, £74 MUH. ACSC 141-4 cat $75. (4)
  A$25
(US$19)
(€16)
(£14)
  A$35
(US$27)
(€22)
(£19)
A$
1588
1931 Kingsford Smith set 2d & 3d opt OS. VF CTO, LH gum. SG O123-4 cat £54. ACSC 141-2(OS)w cat $85. (2)
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£22)
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
A$
1589
1932 Bridge 2d (both) & 3d. VF M/MLH. ACSC 146-7 & 149. SG 141-2 & 144 cat £24. (3)
  A$5
(US$4)
(€3)
(£3)
  A$10
(US$8)
(€6)
(£6)
A$
1590
1932 Lyrebird 1/- green. Superb MUH, near perfectly centred. SG 140 cat £45 for M, should be at least double, £90 MUH. ACSC 145 cat $125.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€51)
(£44)
A$
1591
1932 Lyrebird 1/- green Ash imprint blk of 4. VF 2M/2MUH, gum sl tropicalized on upper 2 M stamps, while MUH imprint pr is fresh. ACSC 145Aza cat $450. (P)
  A$130
(US$100)
(€83)
(£72)
  A$180
(US$139)
(€115)
(£99)
A$
1592
1932 Lyrebird 1/- green opt OS. VF & fresh MUH. ACSC 145(OS) cat $125.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€51)
(£44)
A$
1593
1932 Bridge 5/-. VF Postally Used with clear August 1932 Ballarat pmk. SG 143 cat £200 as CTO. ACSC 148w cat $500. (P)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
  A$300
(US$231)
(€192)
(£165)
A$
1594
1932 Bridge 5/-. Fresh CTO with hinged original gum. SG 143 cat £200. ACSC 148w cat $200. (P)
  A$140
(US$108)
(€90)
(£77)
  A$160
(US$123)
(€102)
(£88)
A$
1596
1934 Vic Centenary set 2d, 3d, 1/-, perf 10½, WC MUH. SG 147-149 cat £55 as M, should be at least double £110 MUH. ACSC 151-53 cat $130.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€51)
(£44)
A$
1597
1934 Vic Centenary set 2d, 3d, 1/- perf 11½. Fresh W/C MUH. SG 147a-49a cat £80 as M, should be at least double £160 MUH. ACSC cat $160
  A$80
(US$62)
(€51)
(£44)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
1598
1934 Macarthur set 2d-9d inc 2d light & dark hills. SG 150-52 cat £80 for M, should be at least double £160 MUH. ACSC 157-60 cat $160. (4)
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€51)
(£44)
A$
1599
1934-48 Hermes 1/6 purple CofA wmk thick paper IMPERF horiz pr. Superb fresh MLH, all 4 large margins. SG 153a(var). ACSC 162ba cat $2000 & under-catalogued. Very rare. (P)
  A$1100
(US$847)
(€704)
(£605)
  A$1500
(US$1155)
(€960)
(£825)
A$
1600
1937-52 KGVI Collection Comp on Seven Seas hingeless pages inc 1937 KGVI 3d blue, Die I, Ia, II, II thin paper & III. Robes set to £1 both thick & thin papers, AIF set, Arms set to £2 & 2/6 (3, inc Emergency printing). All VF MUH. SG cat £1100. Retail $1460. (108) (P)
  A$500
(US$385)
(€320)
(£275)
  A$650
(US$501)
(€416)
(£358)
A$
1601
1937 Zoologicals set ½d to 1/- perf 13½x14. MUH. SG 164/174 cat £85. ACSC cat $150. (6)
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$75
(US$58)
(€48)
(£41)
A$
1602
1937 KGVI 2d red Die I plate no.1 UL cnr blk of 4. VFU/CTO. SG 167(var), ACSC 187x cat $600 for M, unpriced as U & rarer thus. (P)
  A$200
(US$154)
(€128)
(£110)
  A$300
(US$231)
(€192)
(£165)
A$
1603
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die 1a, Ash gutter imprint blk of 4. Stamps VF fresh MUH, some perf separations & sl gum disturbance in gutter. SG 168b cat £640++ as loose stamps. ACSC 192z cat $2000. (P)
  A$450
(US$347)
(€288)
(£248)
  A$650
(US$501)
(€416)
(£358)
A$
1604
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die 1a. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 168b cat £160. ACSC 192 cat $400. (P)
  A$90
(US$69)
(€58)
(£50)
  A$120
(US$92)
(€77)
(£66)
A$
1605
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die Ia lower marginal blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 168b cat £640. ACSC 192 cat $1600 -both as singles. (P)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
  A$400
(US$308)
(€256)
(£220)
A$
1606
1937 KGVI 3d brown horiz double strip of 32, error mis-guillotined so has 1 full & 1 part Authority imprint at top instead of at base! VF fresh, stamps MUH. SG 187(var). Unusual.
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
  A$200
(US$154)
(€128)
(£110)
A$
1607
1937-49 Lyrebird 1/- green IMPERF horiz pr. F-VF MLH/MUH, stain in middle. SG 192(var). ACSC 209b cat $800. (P)
  A$200
(US$154)
(€128)
(£110)
  A$300
(US$231)
(€192)
(£165)
A$
1608
1938 Robes set 5/-, 10/-, £1 thin paper. VF fresh MUH. SG 176a-78a cat £131. ACSC cat $250. (3) (P)
  A$120
(US$92)
(€77)
(£66)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
A$
1609
1938 Robes £1 thick paper Ash imprint pr. VFM. SG 178(var) cat £140. ACSC 216z cat $600 for blk of 4. (P)
  A$120
(US$92)
(€77)
(£66)
  A$160
(US$123)
(€102)
(£88)
A$
1610
1938 Robes £1 thick paper, opt SPECIMEN (dull blue Ash printing with grey-black opt), variety opt shifted down into value tablet. VF fresh MLH. ACSC 216Ax cat $750+, SG 178s cat £800+. Rare opt shift variety & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$400
(US$308)
(€256)
(£220)
  A$600
(US$462)
(€384)
(£330)
A$
1611
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)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
  A$400
(US$308)
(€256)
(£220)
A$
1612
1941 KGVI 2½d on 2d red horiz pr, right stamp variety 'medal flaw'. VF fresh MLH. SG 200B cat £450. ACSC 222d cat $375. (P)
  A$170
(US$131)
(€109)
(£94)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
A$
1613
1942-50 Queen 1d purple-brown near comp? COIL ROLL of 960 with tag saying 22 missing so est 469 coil perf prs. VF MUH. ACSC 225bd cat $11,000+, SG 203a cat £10,000+ = A$18,000! (P)
  A$600
(US$462)
(€384)
(£330)
  A$1000
(US$770)
(€640)
(£550)
A$
1614
1942-50 KGVI 2d purple CofA wmk coil perf starter strip in red with 6 stamps -stamp/starter join reinforced. F-VF M/5MUH. SG 205b(var). ACSC 228bc/g cat $550 as pr with starter & 2 other prs. (P)
  A$160
(US$123)
(€102)
(£88)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
A$
1616
1942-50 KGVI 2½d red variety 'white face' blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 206(var). ACSC 230c cat $1100+. (4). (P)
  A$325
(US$250)
(€208)
(£179)
  A$475
(US$366)
(€304)
(£261)
A$
1617
1942-50 KGVI 2½d red variety 'white face'. VF fresh MUH. SG 206(var). ACSC 230c cat $275. (P)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
  A$200
(US$154)
(€128)
(£110)
A$
1618
1942-50 KGVI 2½ red LL cnr imprint blk of 21 (7x3) variety 'line prolonged under Postage' on all but 2 stamps. VF 6M/15MUH. SG 206(var). ACSC 230/230f/zm cat $390 as imprint blk & 17 singles.
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
A$
1619
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.
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
1620
1946-49 KGVI 5/10 deep blue cut-out from Parcel Label. VF fresh MLH. ACSC PL4(var)
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£22)
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
A$
1621
1946-49 KGVI 5/10 deep blue from Parcel Label cut-out with variety 'teardrop'. VFU. ACSC PL4(var).
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£22)
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
A$
1622
1946-49 KGVI 5/10 deep blue cut-out from Parcel Label. VF fresh MLH, huge margins. ACSC PL4(var).
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£22)
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
A$
1623
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)
  A$1800
(US$1386)
(€1152)
(£990)
  A$2800
(US$2156)
(€1792)
(£1540)
A$
1624
1948 Hermes 1/6 purple, thin paper on cover to USA tied by 'Sydney 20 JAN 1948' pmk. ACSC says issued Feb 1948. To Canada., plus thick paper on 1946 cover to compare. SG 153ab, ACSC 163. (2)
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
1625
1948-56 Kangaroo ½d orange no wmk, variety offset on gum. VF fresh MUH. SG 228(var). ACSC 180c cat $400.
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
1626
1948-56 Lyrebird 1/- green no wmk UR cnr blk of 18 (3x6), 1st column all with variety 'roller flaw over O on ONE' VF fresh MUH. SG 230db cat £312 as singles. ACSC 210d cat $1370 as vert strip of 6 & 12 singles. (P)
  A$160
(US$123)
(€102)
(£88)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
A$
1627
1949 Arms set 5/- to £2. VF fresh MUH. SG 224a-d cat £151. ACSC 268-71 cat $345. (4). (P)
  A$120
(US$92)
(€77)
(£66)
  A$160
(US$123)
(€102)
(£88)
A$
1628
1949 Arms 5/- marginal on thin paper. W/C fresh MUH. SG 224av cat £110, ACSC 268a cat $250. (P)
  A$110
(US$85)
(€70)
(£61)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
A$
1629
1949 Arms 5/- deep-carmine on very thin paper. Fresh lwr marginal MUH. SG 224ab cat £110. ACSC 268Ba cat $250.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€51)
(£44)
A$
1630
1949 Arms 10/- Authority imprint blk of 4. VF fresh 2M/2MUH. SG 224b cat £80 as singles. ACSC 269z cat $130.
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
  A$96
(US$74)
(€61)
(£53)
A$
1631
1950-52 Queen 2d green coil perf full sheet of 160 with imprints. SG 237a cat £600 for 80 coil perf prs. ACSC 248/bg/ze/zk cat $960 for 2 imprint blks & 76 coil perf prs. Rare sheet.
  A$230
(US$177)
(€147)
(£127)
  A$350
(US$270)
(€224)
(£193)
A$
1632
1950 Stamp Centenary 2½d se-tenant set in blk of 32 (4x8) with pre-printing paper wrinkle causing void white line through rows that splits design! VF fresh MUH. SG 239-40(var). ACSC 278-9(var). Unique error multiple.
  A$80
(US$62)
(€51)
(£44)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
A$
1633
1951 Federation Anniv 3d carmine-lake imperf DIE PROOF se-tenant pr (60x45mm). Superb fresh UN as made. SG 141-2(p). ACSC 280/1 DP(1) cat $4000. Extremely rare, only 8 printed. (P)
  A$1000
(US$770)
(€640)
(£550)
  A$1500
(US$1155)
(€960)
(£825)
A$
1634
1951 Federation Anniv 5½d blue imperf DIE PROOF (60x45mm). Superb fresh UN as made. SG 243(p). ACSC 282DP(1) cat $3000. Extremely rare, only 8 printed. (P)
  A$800
(US$616)
(€512)
(£440)
  A$1500
(US$1155)
(€960)
(£825)
A$
1635
1951 Federation 1/6 brown imperf DIE PROOF (157x44mm). Superb fresh UN as made. SG 243(p). ACSC 283DP(1) cat $3000. Extremely are as only 8 printed. (P)
  A$800
(US$616)
(€512)
(£440)
  A$1500
(US$1155)
(€960)
(£825)
A$
1636
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)
  A$1800
(US$1386)
(€1152)
(£990)
  A$2800
(US$2156)
(€1792)
(£1540)
A$
1637
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)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
  A$400
(US$308)
(€256)
(£220)
A$
1638
1959 5d QEII Plate No 2 (left half) coil perf blk of 4. VF MLH. ACSC 355z, cat $1250 as left side blk of 8, with partial numeral as always. Rare with only 10 multiples recorded. (P)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
A$
1639
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).
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£22)
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
A$
1640
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 still surviving. (P)
  A$1600
(US$1232)
(€1024)
(£880)
  A$2600
(US$2002)
(€1664)
(£1430)
A$
1641
1964 Cattle 5/- reddish-brown white paper. WC, VF fresh MUH. SG 327a cat £95. ACSC 373c cat $125.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€51)
(£44)
A$
1642
1964 Navigator set of 6, 4/- to £2, on 5 illustrated FDCs. Fresh & clean with Geelong cds. (P)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
  A$140
(US$108)
(€90)
(£77)
A$
1643
1964 Christmas 5d error 'red partly omitted' so totally missing 'Australia' on centre stamp of left marginal vert strip of 3. Lower 2 stamps inc variety VF fresh MUH. SG 372a would cat £5000. ACSC 425cb cat $3000+ being type (iii) in footnotes. Extremely rare & spectacular error. BPA photo cert. (P)
  A$1500
(US$1155)
(€960)
(£825)
  A$2500
(US$1925)
(€1600)
(£1375)
A$
1644
2000 Golden Heroes Olympics Album (similar to Die Proof books) with Lighting the Flame & all Gold Medallists M/sheets, plus set of Paralympic Gold medallists blks of 4 (7), Paralympian of the Year sheetlet. Fresh as issued condition, original PO cost $245, retail over $300 when available!
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
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