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AUSTRALIA: AUSTRALIA - DECIMAL ISSUES
Lot
Description
Status
1860
1966 Navigator $1 Flinders perf 14¾. Fresh MUH. SG 401c cat £85 = A$160. ACSC 464 cat $80 in 2001 & still under-rated. With perf 14¾ stamp for comparison. (2)
 SOLD at A$40
1861
1967 QEII 5c blue right marginal double cnr blk of 20 (2x10) on thinner paper with jagged vert pre-printing paper crease affecting column 10, pos 8/10 with illusion of double perfs at right, plus clear Mirror Image of design showing through on reverse. Fresh MUH. Interesting specialist item. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1862
1968 Christmas 5c error RED OMITTED (text on 3 sides). VF fresh MUH, normal to compare. ACSC 494c cat $3000, SG 431b cat £2500. Very rare, only 11 recorded & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
1863
1969 Timber 15c error BLACK OMITTED (Australia & value). VF fresh MUH. ACSC 504c cat $1750, SG 441a cat £1700. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
1864
1969 Christmas 5c error MAGENTA OMITTED on top stamp of top marginal vertical strip of 3, partially omitted on 2nd stamp, 3rd stamp also missing in the star, frame etc. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 507ca cat $2000, SG 444a cat £1800++. Very rare, only 20 recorded. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1100
1865
1969 (Oct) SPECIMEN set on fawn card with 1966 QEII 1c-5c, Fish 8c, 9c, 10c, Bird 24c, Navigators 40c & 50c. 1968 Flowers 6c, 13c & 30c. 1969 Prime Ind set. All fresh CTO & Navigators set of 4, 75c-$4 opt SPECIMEN, $1 with scarce 14.5mm opt. Fresh MUH. Later sets are scarce. (22)
 SOLD at A$75
1866
1970 QEII 6c orange blk of 4, variety 'comp off-set of design on reverse'. Fresh MUH. ACSC 446c cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1867
1970 Cook M/Sheets original, then with fake Anpex opt No.7785, fake Anpex opt with dark brown & green obliterating opt done after court case, & 1977 QEII Jubilee opt -the last with red ink 'shadow' at right. VF MUH. SG MS465/(var). ACSC 528/(var). (4)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1868
1970 Cook M/Sheet with fake Anpex opt (Orlo-Smith forgery) no.1502. VF MUH. Scarce. SG MS465(var), ACSC 528(var)
 AVAILABLE at A$20
1869
1970 Cook M/Sheet with fake Anpex opt (Orlo-Smith forgery) no.31143. Scarce. VF MUH. SG MS465(var), ACSC 528(var).
 AVAILABLE at A$20
1870
1970 Cook M/Sheets original, then with fake Anpex opt (Orlo-Smith forgery) No.19682, & 1977 QEII Jubilee opt -the last with red ink 'shadow' at right. VF MUH, the last 2 scarce, especially the forgery. SG MS465/(var), ACSC 528/(var). (3)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1871
1971 QEII 7c variety 'dry ink' in a bright reddish-lilac shade on Shoalhaven paper. Fresh marginal MUH. With normal reddish-purple colour for comparison. SG 388a(var). Unlisted ACSC. VF MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1872
1971 QEII 7c variety 'dry ink' in a bright reddish-lilac shade UL cnr blk of 4. Fresh MUH. With normal reddish-purple shade for comparison. SG 388a(var). Unlisted in ACSC. Originated from extensive specialist collection which only had another MUH single, plus 6 U examples. Extremely rare, perhaps unique as a positional blk. (6) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1873
1971 Floral coil 7c with buff omitted & green misplaced. VF fresh MUH, plus normal to compare. SG 468bbb cat £225, ACSC 535ce cat $300. Copy of 2002 RPSV photo cert for strip of 4. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1874
1971 Floral coil 7c prs with error 'buff & green OMITTED' or 'buff only OMITTED', normal to compare. VF fresh MUH. SG 468b/bb/bc cat £610. ACSC 535/ce/cg cat $850. (3 prs) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1875
1971 Floral coil 7c strip of 4, variety green & buff OMITTED on lower 2 stamps, buff OMITTED & green misplaced on upper 2. VF fresh MUH. SG 468bbb/bc cat £610 as singles. ACSC 535ce/f/g cat $1175 as pr & 2 singles. Extremely rare as se-tenant strip. (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1876
1971 Floral coil 7c prs with error 'buff & green OMITTED' plus normal to compare. VF fresh MUH. SG 468b/bc cat £160. ACSC 535/cg cat $250. (2 prs) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1877
1971-74 Aboriginal Art 20c error BLUE OMITTED (giving lighter background). VF fresh MUH, normal to compare. ACSC 563cd cat $1000, SG 494ac cat £1300. Very rare only 20 recorded. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$550
1878
1971 Aboriginal Art 25c marginal pr, right unit 'black (Australia & value) OMITTED'. VF fresh MUH. SG 495a cat £1300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
1879
1971-74 Aboriginal Art 25c error BLACK OMITTED (no value or 'Australia') on left stamp of horiz pr, sl missing on 2nd stamp. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 565c cat $1500+, SG 495a cat £1300+. Only 40 recorded. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
1880
1972 Rehabilitation 12c, error partially missing green, so 'AUSTRALIA 12c' totally omitted at top, but with 'Rehabilitation' present at base. VFU. SG 514(var), ACSC 595cb cat $2000. Extremely rare as only 10 existed of this combination. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
1881
1972 Olympics 7c Rowing TL cnr blk of 10, variety 'retouch to Munich 1972', 'circular white ring in dark blue band' & 'retouch to TRA of Australia'. VF MUH. SG 519(vars), ACSC 602d, e & f & under-catalogued at $612+. Rare positional piece with both retouches & short-lived. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1882
1972 Christmas 35c Christmas sheet of 100 with all ACSC listed varieties, full autotrons & both sheet & numbers. ACSC cat $950 with position multiples worth a premium. Scarce as a comp sheet. Fresh MUH.
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1883
1973 Metric Conversion 7c 'Volume' error olive-brown OMITTED causing white drink & stripes on shorts & pink stool legs. UL cnr margins. VF fresh MUH, normal to compare. ACSC 623c cat $2000, SG 533a cat £1400. Very rare, only 20 recorded. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$750
1884
1973 Metric Conversion 7c 'Volume' error olive-brown OMITTED causing white drink & stripes on shorts & pink stool legs. MUH perfs sl tropicalised & with black crayon line, plus normal to compare. ACSC 623cb cat $2000, SG 533a cat £1400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1885
1973-74 Gemstone 10c Sapphire error 'printed on gum side'. VF fresh MUH, normal for comparison. SG 552ae cat £50. ACSC 468ci cat $100. 2008 RPSL photo cert.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1886
1973-74 Gemstone 10c Sapphire error 'printed on the gum'. VF fresh MUH. SG 552ae cat £50, ACSC 647ci cat $100.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
1887
1973-74 Gemstone 10c Sapphire error 'printed on the gum'. VF fresh MUH. SG 552ae cat £50, ACSC 647ci cat $100. (P)
 SOLD at A$30
1888
1973 Architecture 50c St James vert pr, error IMPERF between (sl perf indentations as always). VF fresh MUH. SG 559(var), ACSC 657a cat $2000. Very rare, only 10 such prs exist. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1889
1974 Sports 7c Tennis error light brown OMITTED (skin). VF fresh MUH. ACSC 674c cat $2500, SG 575a cat £1600. Very rare, only 20 recorded. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
1890
1975 Flower 18c marg blk of 4, error 'black omitted'. VF fresh MUH. SG 608a cat £168. ACSC 725c cat $240. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1891
1975-78 Flower 18c black OMITTED on top 4 stamps of lower marginal vertical strip of 7, partially omitted on next stamp, lowest 2 normal. VF fresh MUH. SG 608/a(var) cat £168. ACSC 725/cb(var) cat $240 both for 4 missing black singles. (P)
 SOLD at A$100
1892
1975 Flower 45c error 'green leaves OMITTED' on central stamp of a LR cnr marginal vertical strip of 5. VF fresh MUH. SG 609/b cat £500+. ACSC 727cd(var) cat $500+, both plus premium for strip. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1893
1977 QEII Silver Jubilee 18c marginal variety 'offset of blue & black'. VF fresh MUH. SG 645(var). ACSC 765c cat $250. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1894
1977 QEII Silver Jubilee 18c IMPERF, normal paper (no mesh), horiz pr. VF fresh MUH, left marginal with all 4 margins. SG 645(var), ACSC 765b cat $200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1895
1977 QEII Silver Jubilee 18c variety black partially missing (Australia 18c), appears grey due to dry print. VF fresh MUH, normal to compare. SG 645(var), ACSC 765ca cat $100 (in 2002). (P)
 SOLD at A$25
1896
1977 QEII Silver Jubilee 45c IMPERF proof on very thick shiny paper, horiz pr. VF fresh UN as made. SG 646(p), ACSC 766PP(2) cat $500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1897
1978 Aviators 18c Hinkler TR cnr blk of 4, error 'yellow misplaced upwards'. VF fresh MUH. SG 659(var). ACSC 791 cat $600. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1898
1978 Aviators 18c Hinkler blk of 6, variety misplaced perfs with horiz perfs into design. MUH, sl gum tones, fresh appearance. SG 659(var). ACSC 791bd cat $300 as singles.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1899
1978 Aviators 18c Kingsford Smith IMPERF horiz pr. VF fresh MUH, all 4 margins. SG 660a cat £110, ACSC 792b cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1900
1978 Aviators 72c M/sheet Postal Forgery (pos A, made in Netherlands) with blue line under 'kilometres away' in last line of text. VF fresh MUH & normal to compare. SG MS662(var). ACSC 794cd cat $100. Scarce. (2)
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1901
1978 Aviators 72c M/sheet Postal Forgery (pos B, made in Netherlands) with ' Anniv of first' with pink T in first. VF fresh MUH & normal to compare. SG MS662(var). ACSC 794cd cat $100. Scarce. (2)
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1902
1979 National Parks 20c vertical format cnr strip of 4, se-tenant pr at right error IMPERF. Superb fresh MUH. SG 713ab cat £900+. ACSC 843b cat $1250+ in 2002, which mentions that only 1 pane with 10 error pairs was discovered. Vry rare & desirable as strip with normals. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1903
1979 Train 20c, error grey totally OMITTED, so missing/albino area instead of 'Australia 20c' & no imprint. VFU. SG 715a cat £2000. Very rare as only 1 pane recorded, which only had the error on the bottom 3 rows. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
1904
1980 Stamp Week M/sheet, error imperf, lower two units with partial blind perfs. VF fresh MUH. SG MS757(var) cat £3250 for full imperf. ACSC 879b(var) footnote cat $2500 for partial imperf. Extremely rare with only several recorded. (P)
 SOLD at A$700
1905
1980 Sydpex M/sheet Plate No set No 1-25 plus normal numbered opt M/S & Sydney Views facsimiles (3). VF fresh MUH/UN. SG MS757(var). (29)
 AVAILABLE at A$15
1906
1980 Aircraft 22c Wackett, IMPERF 'heart of sheet' blk of 48 showing portions of all 4 panes, with stamp size horiz central gutter (not issued as such) with printer's colour bars & m/s shift marks, with huge upper margin again with colour bars, horiz gutters with coloured dots (issued format). F-VF fresh MUH, folded vert in gutter along edge of stamps, & horiz lightly through 4 stamps. Originates from the 2nd of only 2 imperf sheets recorded (the 1st imperf sheet was sold intact in our auction 350, & will remain intact). SG 761(var). Using ACSC numbering & estimating prices from other imperfs of the period this would be ACSC 883PP(2) est cat $200 per normal imperf pr (x12 prs) & $400 per intersheet pr (x12 prs), so total est cat $7200. Amazing specialist multiple showing the printing format.
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
1907
1981 Tasmanian Tiger 24c vertical strip of 10, top 5 stamps error olive totally MISSING, next 4 stamps olive partially missing, bottom stamp normal. VF fresh MUH. From a sheet bought at the Pymble PO (NSW) in 1981. SG 788(var). Unlisted ACSC & unrecorded until 2004. An important discovery! Only 10 such strips existed. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1700
1908
1981 Tasmanian Tiger 24c 1st printing, error missing dark green grass on top stamp of lower marginal vertical strip of 5, near totally missing on stamp below, & gradually appearing more until bottom stamp is normal. VF fresh MUH. SG 788(var), ACSC 902(var) unlisted as only discovered in 2004. Only 1 sheet known with missing green on part of sheet. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1909
1981 Tasmanian Tiger 24c 1st printing, error missing dark green grass. VF fresh MUH. SG 788(var), ACSC 902(var) unlisted as only discovered in 2004. Normal for comparison. Only 1 sheet known with missing green on part of sheet. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1910
1981-83 Butterfly 27c horiz pr totally IMPERF. VF fresh MUH, left marginal. ACSC 1001b cat $600, SG 791a cat £650. Only about 25 prs discovered. (P)
 SOLD at A$275
1911
1982 Whale 60c ESSAY with solid water w/o streaks. VF fresh MUH, normal to compare. SG 841a cat £250. ACSC 930E(1) cat $350. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$150
1912
1982 Commonwealth Games M/S Stamp Week opt plated set of 25 in card wallet. VF fresh MUH. FV $20+. SG MS 863(var). ACSC 971(var) cat $50. Hard to find these days (25 M/S).
 SOLD at A$20
1913
1984 Clipper ship 75c 'Sobraon' full printer's sheet of 300 reduced to 43% of actual size (now 46x31½ cm). 3 sheets, 1st perf normal stamp size resulting in several small stamps on ea full size 'stamp', another sheet imperf -both with reverse text about stamp production, plus another imperf w/o this text. Mostly VF fresh UN as made, 1st 2 sheets margin tones. (3 sheets of 300).
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1914
1984-88 Marine Life 55c error CYAN OMITTED ('Bennett's Nudibranch') from top margin. Superb fresh VFU on maxicard as always. ACSC 1053c cat $2500, SG 930a cat £1500. Very rare as less than 10 recorded. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$750
1915
1984 AAT South Magnetic Pole Expedition 30c, vert strip of 7, error blue almost totally OMITTED, so background looks white instead of blue on the upper stamp, then only traces of blue on next 2, the lower 4 normal. VF MUH. SG 61(var). An important discovery that first came to light in 2004 from a retired PO employee. Only 1 sheet existed so only 5 such strips of this extremely rare error are possible. 2009 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (7). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
1916
1985 Children's Books 33c setenant strip of 5, error right stamp IMPERF 3 sides. VF fresh MUH. SG 986(var). ACSC 1111b cat $750. Very rare. (P)
 SOLD at A$300
1917
1986 America's Cup 36c Trophy, error 'grey Australia 36c OMITTED in lower marginal blk of 4'. VF fresh MUH & normal to compare. SG 1038a cat £720. ACSC 1175c cat $1200 - both as singles plus premium for blk. (2 blks) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1918
1986 America's Cup 36c Trophy, error 'grey Australia 36c OMITTED' & normal to compare. VF fresh MUH. SG 1038a cat £180. ACSC 1175c cat $300. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$100
1919
1987 Wildlife 37c setenant upper marginal strip of 10 with 'Module 6' in margin. VF fresh MUH. SG 1072a(var). ACSC 1218za cat $150.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1920
1992 Threatened Species $4.50 booklet 2 Koala reprint IMPERF. VF fresh MUH. ACSC/Pf B170Bv cat $550, SG 1327qb cat £375. Only around 15 discovered. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1921
1992 Threatened Species $4.50 2 Koala reprint booklet error IMPERF. VF fresh MUH. SG 1327qb cat £325 -SB78a(var), Pf B170Bv cat $550. ACSC 1566(1)b cat $450. Only around 20 discovered. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1922
1992 Threatened Species 45c sheetlet of 5, error punch-hole at base of sheet. Fresh MUH. ACSC 1567b cat $200.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1923
1992 Threatened Species $2.25 sheetlet of 5 x 45c. Error punch-hole at bottom of the sheet. Fresh CTO. ACSC 1567b cat $200+
 AVAILABLE at A$40
1924
1992 Threatened Species 45c sheetlet of 5, error IMPERF, with World Columbian Stamp Expo 92 gold opt. VF fresh MUH. SG 1328pa(var), ACSC 1567cb cat $500. Believed only 48 sold. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1925
1993 Counter Printed Stamps 'Painting with Candlestick' unissued design trials in black, 1 totally blank, 2 with 'NPC 1' designation & values 45c & $1, both inverted (so in effect inverted centres). VF on original backing paper. Retail $900. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1926
1994 Kangaroos & Koalas CPS strip of 6 with no littoral & no cuts in backing paper. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 1827ca cat $200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1927
2000 Olympics 45c Gold Medallist digital print perf ESSAY of Herb Elliot (winner of 1960 Rome 1500m), left marginal showing additional printed perfs. These rare essays were created when the digital printers were tested prior to production of the issued sheetlets. VF fresh MUH. SG 2026(p). Only 1 double sheetlet of 20 perf stamps has been recorded. Significant rarity. (P)
 SOLD at A$250
1929
2000 Sydney Olympics 45c Gold Medal M/Sheets Digital print set of 6 diff logos with Kangaroo, Koala, Kookaburra, Platypus, Possum & Swan Logos at LR with all 16 diff M/S in ea set. All fresh MUH, not often seem as comp set of 96. FV $690. Retail $1500 if you can find them.
 SOLD at A$500
1930
2006 Roses 50c unsevered horiz strip of 3 sheetlets with extra row of perfs at base & wide margins on 3 sides with printer's guillotine guidelines. Fresh CTO. Unissued this format!
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1931
2007 Architecture $4.45 M/Sheet IMPERF uncut left pane of 12 M/S no.87 of 2000 limited edition printing. SG MS2847(var). With Australia Post certificate of authenticity. VF MUH. FV $53 alone. Retail $300+.
 SOLD at A$70
1932
2007 Landmarks - Architecture $4.45 M/sheet IMPERF ½ sheets of 12 M/S from left & right panes with wide marginal markings inc colour bars. Nos 939 & 840 from a limited edition of only 1000 sheets. VF fresh MUH in original PO folders (2). SG MS2847(var). FV $106 alone. Retail $500+.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1933
2007 Landmarks - Modernistic Architecture $4.45 M/sheet IMPERF ½ sheets of 12 M/S from left & right panes with wide marginal markings inc colour bars. Nos 143 & 144 from a limited edition of only 2000 panes (1000 sheets). VF fresh MUH in original PO folders (2). SG MS2847(var). FV $106 alone. Retail $500+.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1934
2008 Organ Donation $5 sheetlet of 10 x 50c unsevered vert strip of 3 sheetlets. Fresh CTO Melbourne 7 Jul 2010 printed pmks. Minor folds UL o/w PO fresh. Unissued this format! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1935
2008 Aviation $2 Airbus A380 M/sheet of 4 IMPERF printer's ½ sheet of 12 M/S from left pane with uncut wide margins featuring printer's markings & colour bars etc. No.67 of only 750 issued SG 3036(var). VF fresh MUH in original PO folder. FV $96 alone. Retail $500+.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1936
2008 AFL Football $5 sheetlet of 10 x 50c unsevered vert strip of 3 sheetlets. Fresh CTO Melbourne 7 Jul 2010 with printed pmks. Never issued in this format! Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1937
2009 Stargazing $4.10 M/sheet IMPERF printer's sheet of 16 M/S with wide margins (huge at top) & printer's markings inc colour bars. No 9 of 750 issued. SG 3269(var). VF fresh MUH. No 343 of 750 issued. FV $65 alone. Retail $400+.
 SOLD at A$70
1938
2009 Stargazing $4.10 M/Sheet uncut IMPERF printer's sheet of 16 M/S with huge margins inc colour bars, imprints, etc. VF fresh MUH. SG MS3269(var). FV $65 alone. Retail $400+.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1939
2010 Coinage $3.30 M/Sheet IMPERF printer's ½ sheet of 10 M/S, right pane with uncut wide margins with marginal markings, colour bars etc. No.90 of only 500 issued. SG MS3352(var). VF fresh MUH. Retail $500+ as 10 M/S.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1940
2010 Coinage $3.30 M/sheet & 2010 Melbourne Cup $2.40 M/S comp IMPERF printer's sheets divided into left & right panes of 10 or 9 M/S respectively with huge margins & colour bars, imprints etc. No 106 of only 500 comp sets. Fresh MUH in original PO folder, SG 3352(var), FV $106 alone. Retail $1000+.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1941
2010 Melbourne Cup $2.40 M/Sheet IMPERF printer's ½ sheet of 9 M/S, right pane with uncut wide margins with marginal markings, colour bars etc. No.90 of only 500 issued. SG MS3514(var). VF fresh MUH. Retail $438 as 9 M/S.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1942
2011 Mythical Creatures $4.20 M/sheet IMPERF printer's ½ sheets of 6 M/S from left & right panes inc 3D impressions at LL cnr of left pane & UR cnr of right pane, plus marginal colour bars etc. Nos 92 (right) & 325 (left) of only 500 panes in total issued. SG 3658(var) with 3D print UNLISTED! FV $50 alone. Retail $400+.
 SOLD at A$70
1943
2012 QEII Diamond Jubilee $2.95 M/sheet IMPERF printer's sheet of 35 M/S with large margins & printer's markings inc colour bars & imprint. VF fresh MUH. No 177 of 500 issued. SG 3578(var). FV $103 alone. Retail $500+.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1944
2014 Greetings Series 70c Fireworks M/sheet of 4 stamps, unissued format comp printer's IMPERF sheet of 24 M/S with wide margins featuring colour bars & imprint. No 485 of 500 issued. VF fresh MUH. SG 2014(var). FV $67 alone. Retail $400+.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
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