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AUSTRALIA: AUSTRALIA - OTHER PRE-DECIMAL
Lot
Description
Status
1790
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$350
1791
1927-30 Commems perf OS comp with 1½d Canberra & Swan, 3d Kooka & Airmail, 1930 Sturt pr. VF MUH. SG O112-13 & O119-22 cat £155 for M, should be at least £310 MUH. (6). (P)
 SOLD at A$180
1792
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 £70. (6).
 SOLD at A$50
1793
1927 Canberra 1½d perf OS. VF MUH. ACSC 132bd cat $30. SG O112 cat £24 for M, should be at least double, £48 MUH.
 SOLD at A$15
1794
1928 Kookaburra 3d blue perf OS. Superb MUH. SG O113 cat £15 for M, should be at least double, £30 MUH. ACSC 133ba cat $100.
 SOLD at A$35
1795
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)
 SOLD at A$300
1796
1929 Swan 1½d claret perf OS, plus 1½d red to compare. VF fresh MUH. SG 116(var). ACSC 138Ba cat $125, & x6 for perf OS, thus $750. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$275
1797
1931 Kingsford Smith 2d red opt OS. VF fresh MUH. SG O123 cat £85 for M, should be at least double, £170 MUH. ACSC 141(OS) cat $325. (P)
 SOLD at A$120
1798
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
1799
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$2700
1800
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1801
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$600
1802
1932 Bridge 2d, 3d opt OS marginal blks of 4 fresh MUH. ACSC cat $220. SG O134-35 cat £120 as M singles, should be at least double, £240 MUH. (8)
 SOLD at A$80
1803
1932 Bridge 5/- imprint single. VF fresh MUH. SG 143. ACSC 148 cat $1500+ plus large premium for imprint. (P)
 SOLD at A$675
1804
1932 Bridge 5/- green, Ash imprint strip of 3. Fresh W/C MUH. SG 143. ACSC 148zf cat $5500. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2400
1805
1932 Bridge 5/-. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
 SOLD at A$500
1806
1932 Bridge 5/- green. VF MUH, with suntanned gum, W/C UL cnr example. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
1807
1932 Bridge 5/- green marginal single with full Ash imprint. VF fresh M. SG 143 cat £425+. ACSC 148 cat $550+, both plus premium for imprint. Attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1808
1932 Bridge 5/-. VF CTO. SG 143 cat £200. ACSC 148 cat $500. (P)
 SOLD at A$150
1809
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$800
1810
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
1811
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1812
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die 1 'white wattles'. VF fresh MUH. SG 168a cat £170. ACSC 190 cat $400. (P)
 SOLD at A$100
1813
1937 KGVI 3d blue 'white wattles' upper marginal. Fresh W/C MUH. SG 168a cat £170. ACSC 190 cat $400. (P)
 SOLD at A$120
1814
1937 KGVI 3d blue 'white wattles' blk of 4, left marginal. VF MUH. SG 168a cat £680. ACSC 190 cat $1600. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1815
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1816
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die 1a. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 168b cat £160. ACSC 192 cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1817
1937-49 KGVI 3d Die IA lower marginal blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 168b cat £640. ACSC 192 cat $1600 -both as singles. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1818
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die IA Ash imprint blk of 4. VFU/CTO. SG 168b, ACSC 192z cat $1250 for M, unpriced U & rare thus. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1819
1937-49 KGVI 3d blue Die II, thin paper Ash imprint blk of 4. Superb fresh MUH. SG 168ca cat £240 as singles. ACSC 194za cat $400. (P)
 SOLD at A$230
1820
1937-49 Queen 1d green Die II top gutter blk of 8 with part plate number '.5.' Stamps VF MUH, margin MLH. SG 180(var). ACSC 182ze cat $5000 for blk of 4. Great rarity with this being only 2nd known. ACSC states that only 1 is recorded, which is the Arthur Grey example that sold for £1140 in 2017. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
1821
1937-49 KGVI 2d red Die II top gutter blk of 8 with part Plate No 12. VF MLH/MUH. SG 184(var). ACSC 188zj or zja cat $1750 for blk of 4. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1822
1937-49 KGVI 2d red Die II blk of 4 variety 'medal flaw' at UR. F-VF fresh 2M/2MUH. ACSC 188/e cat $350+. SG 184/b cat £380+ as singles plus premium for multiple. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1823
1937-49 Platypus 9d IMPERF horiz pr. VF fresh MUH, tiny normal gum irregularity. SG 191(var). ACSC 206b cat $1750. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1824
1937-49 Lyrebird 1/- green IMPERF horiz pr. F-VF MLH/MUH, stain in middle. SG 192(var). ACSC 209b cat $800. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1825
1938 Robes 5/- thick paper with light clear partial OFFSET on reverse. VF MUH. ACSC 212Ca cat $750. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1826
1938 Robes 5/- Ash imprint & 10/- Authority imprint, both in blks of 4, thick paper. W/C fresh MUH. SG 176-77 cat £320 as singles. ACSC cat $450. (8) (P)
 SOLD at A$170
1827
1938 Robes 5/- thick paper with full strong offset on gum. VF MUH. SG 176(var). ACSC 212c cat $850. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1828
1938 Robes set, £1 part Ash imprint, 10/- & 5/-. VF MUH. SG 176-78 cat £145. ACSC cat $285. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1829
1938 Robes thin paper set, £1 part Ash imprint, 10/- & 5/-. VF MUH. SG 176a-78a cat £125. ACSC cat $250. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1831
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1832
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$250
1833
1937 NSW Sesqui 2d red variety 'man with tail retouch'. VFU. SG 193a(var). ACSC 175ea cat $125. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1834
1937 NSW Sesqui 2d red LL cnr blk of 10 (6-10) inc variety 'man with tail' Pos 7.1 & 'pantaloon flaw retouched state II' Pos 10.2. Stamps Superb fresh MUH. SG 193a+(var) cat £750++ for single of the 1st variety alone. ACSC 175e/fb cat $3000+. Very rare specialist item. 2020 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$1200
1835
1941 KGVI 2½d on 2d red UR cnr blk of 15 (5x3) inc variety 'medal flaw' Pos 2/5 & opt with 'nick in circle top right'. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 222/d/j cat $550+. SG 200/b(var) cat £450 for single medal flaw & such positional blk should be 50% premium, so est cat £675+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1836
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$19,000. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1837
1942-50 KGVI 2½d red with vertical pre-printing paper fold splitting design. F-VF U. SG 206(var). ACSC 230(var)
 SOLD at A$20
1838
1942-50 KGVI 2½d red left marginal IMPERF horiz pr. Fresh MUH, crease on left stamp. SG206(var). ACSC 230b cat $475. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1839
1942-50 KGVI 3½d blue specialist group 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)
 AVAILABLE at A$325
1840
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$110
1841
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$1800
1842
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1843
1948-56 Kangaroo ½d orange no wmk, variety offset on gum. VF fresh MUH. SG 228(var). ACSC 180c cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1844
1948-56 Kangaroo ½d bright orange-yellow (mellow yellow) no wmk LR cnr coil perf blk of 4. VF MUH. SG 228d(var). ACSC 180C cat $1100. Only 1 sheet recorded. Brusden White photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$350
1847
1949 Arms £2 imprint pr, £1 singles (2), 10/- & 5/- Ash imprint blks of 4. ACSC 268-71 cat $850+. SG 224a-d cat £300 as two MUH sets. (P)
 SOLD at A$240
1848
1949 Arms set 10/-, £1, £2 opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh MUH. SG 224bs-ds cat £160. ACSC 269-71x cat $275. (3) (P)
 SOLD at A$100
1849
1949 Arms set 10/- to £2 opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh MUH. SG 224b-d cat £160. ACSC 269-71x cat $275. (3) (P)
 SOLD at A$90
1850
1950 Stamp Centenary 2½d pr in blk of 40 (4x10) 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$200
1851
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$1800
1852
1953 PO SPECIMEN folder with current defs (22) to 5/- CTO, Arms 10/-, £1, £2 opt SPECIMEN MUH. (25) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1853
1953 KGVI/QEII PO Arms Specimen folder with current Defins ½d Kangaroo to 5/- Arms CTO, plus Arms 10/- to £2 opt Specimen MUH. Rare type with only minimal sales. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1854
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).
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1855
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$1800
1856
1962 PO Arms Specimen folder with Arms 10/- to £2 opt Specimen fresh MUH, plus QEII to 5/- Cattle CTO. (22) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$225
1857
1964 Navigator set, 4/- to £2. VF MUH, £2 LL cnr example. SG 355-60 cat £120, retail $175. (6)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1858
1964 Navigator set 4/- to £2 inc 10/-, £1 white & cream papers. VF MUH. SG 355-60 cat £210, retail $300+. (8)
 SOLD at A$140
1859
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)
 SOLD at A$450
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