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1879
Patent Office: 1978 $100 blk of 8. Superb F/C. Bft 56 cat £400++. Rare multiple with FV of $800!
  A$40
(US$28)
(€25)
(£21)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£37)
A$
372
1855-1990s Collections/accumulations of Europe in 14 s/books & binders inc Romania from 1870s inc 1931 Scouts set. Turkey 1865-76 Star & Crescent to 5pi, plus postage Dues. 1876 Surch set to 5p. 1876-90 Crescent to 2pi, 1892 Toughra to 5pi. 1914 Pics to 50pi. Good range of Italy & area inc Sardinia 1855-61 Embossed Kings to 80c. Italy 1862 Embossed King 20c & 40c. 1863 Kings to 2L. 1878 Surch to 10c. 1890 Valevole opt to 1L75. 1923 Fascist to 5L. Colonies inc Aegean Is, POs abroad & Trentino, plus Trieste & Venezia Guilia issues. San Marino inc 1877-90 Arms 5c & 10c M. 1952 Columbus to 5c. Bosnia 1879-1900 Arms to 25k. 1900-06 Arms to 5k. 1906 Emperor & Pictorial to 5kr inc 5kr perf & imperf. 1910 80th Birthday to 5kr. 1916 Emperor set to 10kr. Yugoslavia from 1921. Most G-VF M/MUH/U, tropicalisation in parts. SG cat £17,000+ = A$30,000+ (16,000).
  A$550
(US$380)
(€341)
(£292)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
A$
377
1870s-1990s Collections/accumulations in 17 s/books. SWA from 1923 inc 1927-43 Pictorials to 4d prs. Niger Coast 1894-98 QV to 1/-. Laos 1882-99 QV to 6d. Nigeria 1938-50 KGVI Pic to 5/-. BEA 1890 Light & Liberty to 1R. 1922-27 KGV to 3/-. 1935-37 KGV Pics to 5/-. 1938-52 KGVI Pics to 10/-. 1954-59 QEII Pics to £1. Ethiopia 1920s Pictorial & Portraits to 4M. Egypt from 1879-1900 Sphinx & Pyramid range. Rhodesia 1892 Arms to 10/- & 1896-97 Large Arms to 5/-. 1909 Rhodesia opt Arms to £1. 1910-13 Double Heads to 1/-. Southern Rhodesia 1924-29 KGV Admirals to 2/-, Cape 1860s-90s Hopes to 1/-. Natal 1902-10 KEVII to 5/-. Transvaal 1885 Arms to £5. 1900 VRI opts to 10/-. Sudan 1898-1921 Camel Post to 10pi. Basutoland 1953 QEII Pic set to 10/-. Most G-VF M/MUH/U, sl tropicalisation in parts. SG cat £10,000+ = A$18,000+. (12,000).
  A$550
(US$380)
(€341)
(£292)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
A$
378
1870s-1950s Balkans Collection & duplicates with Bulgaria (SG cat £550) inc 1879 Arms 10c & 1Fr U (£250), plus Eastern Roumelia (16), Croatia (£140) inc 1941 Shield opt set, Montenegro (£200) inc sets M or U, Serbia (£420) inc sets & 1914 King 3D yellow (£2250), Yugoslavia (£150), plus 1950 Chess set M & FDC (2) - £120+, Tito sets (2) & Aero Meeting set all on covers with Chess pmks - another £100+, plus Turkey (£1850) inc wide range of early 'Toughra' types, 1892 Printed Matter opt 20pa UN (£800), 1Pi & 2Pi U (£405) & 1915 surch M (2, £75). F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £3600 = A$6000. (900)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
  A$450
(US$311)
(€279)
(£239)
A$
412
Austria: 1850-2000s Collection/ accumulation in 2 binders inc 1850-54 Arms vals to 9kr. 1863-64 Oval Arms vals to 15Kr. 1863 Newspaper 1K05. 1916-19 Emperor, crown & Arms vals to 4Kr. Useful coverage of 1960s-90s issues. Austrian Territories inc Lombardy & Venetia. 1850-57 Arms vals to 45c. 1858-59 Imperial Journal 4kr red (cat £7000 but no cert so not counted in valuation). Bosnia Herzegovina 1879-1900 Arms vals to 25Kr, plus perfs. 1906 Emperor Pictorial vals to 5k, plus 5k imperf. Coverage of 1914-18 WWI occupation issues inc Italy, Serbia, Romania & General issues. SG cat £4000, plus would cat £7000 for the 1858 4kr so total = A$20,000+. (4500).
  A$450
(US$311)
(€279)
(£239)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
A$
420
Balkans: 1866-1980s ex dealer's stock in 3 binders & stockbook. Albania 1913 Eagle opt Turkey. 1914 opt Skanderbeg Postcard. 1914 Surch set 1917 Eagle set to 1Fr. 1928 opt King 1Fr-5Fr, plus 3Fr & 5Fr blks. Montenegro 1874-98 Prince to 50h inc perfs. Serbia 1866-68 Prince to 40p, plus Newspaper 1p & 2p perf & imperf. 1869-80 Prince to 50p. 1880 King set to 1D. 1894-1901 King to 1D, granite paper M. 1905-11 King to 5D. Bulgaria 1879 Arms 1Fr. 1881 Arms 25s. 1884 Surch 50s/1Fr, 3s/10s & 15s/25s. Earlies usual mixed condition, later mostly G-VF M/MUH/U. Mi STC €3800+ = A$5700+. (1600)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
A$
427
Bosnia & Herzegovina: 1879-1900 1st Arms issues Specialised study with figure of value at the top, covering both the lithographic & typographic printings with plates I-III. Extensive coverage of ea value. Noted perf 10½ set to 25k, M&U, perf 12½ to 25k M, perf 11½ to 25k. Better single items inc 3Kr, perf 12 M, 5k perf 9½ U (SG cat £160), 15k type I, perf 13 U, 25k, perf 12 U, ½k perf 11 UN (£180), ½k perf 11½ M, ½k perf 10½ M&U, ½kr compound perf 10½, 11½ M. Also noted blks of 4 of 1k, 2k, 3k(2), 15k & 25k. F-VF M/U. SG cat £2500+ = A$4500+. Nice collection. (184).
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
A$
428
Bosnia Herzegovina 1879-1918 Collection in s/book with 1879-1900 Arms (75) to 25k inc 1891 perf 10½ set U (SG cat £50+), 1898 perf 12½ sets M&U (£85). 1900 New Currency inc mixed perfs set M (£950) 25h imperf proof, 1K ribbed paper, some M large blks, perf 12½ set U, perf 10½ to 30h U. 1904 Postage Dues perf 12½ set U & perf 12½-13 set U, plus some mixed perfs. 1906 Pictorial 3 sets perf 12½, 9½ or imperf (£210), 1910 Birthday set M (£70), 1912 Pic new values M&U (£60) 1912 Franz Josef set to 72k M, all 1913-18 mostly both M&U, plus opt varieties, 1916 set M high values U, 1916 Dues sets M&U (£130), 1917 set M ex 3Kr, plus set U (£70). Lots of shades, perfs, wmks, varieties in Arms. Noted items alone cat £2000+, & all the others, est total A$6000+. (500+)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
444
British Empire: 1855-1952 Messy ranges on hagners inc St Lucia 1938-48 KGVI Pic to 10/-. Cape of Good Hope 1855-63 Triangle range inc 1d (3), 4d (4), 6d (2) & 1/- (2). Boer War inc Vryburg, Mafeking (some look doubtful). Griqualand West 1879 G opt Hope to 6d. Natal 1857 Embossed 1d. 1859-80 QV Chalons inc opts. 1902-09 KEVII to £20. F/C, 1915 Long Island rare type-set issues but probably forgeries. Marshall Is 1915 GRI 2d on 10pf. Transvaal from 1870s Arms to 1/-. Mostly F-VF M/MUH/U, mixed condition in earlies. SG cat £6000+ = A$10,000, plus the Boer War cat £4000, the Long Island cat £6000+ & the Natal F/C high cat £28,000 as normal U etc. (270) (P)
  A$550
(US$380)
(€341)
(£292)
  A$850
(US$587)
(€527)
(£451)
A$
448
British Empire: S-Z Countries 1860s-1980s in s/book. South Africa from 1920s inc blks. Southern Rhodesia from 1924 KGV Admirals & Field Marshall to 1/-. SWA 1954 Def Pic to 10/-. Sudan 1898-1941 Camel Postman to 20Pi. Tokelau fro 1948 inc blks. Trinidad 1860s-90s Britannia to 1/-. 1938-50 KGVI Pic to 1.20 Tristan Da Cunha 1952 KGVI opt set to 10/-. Virgin Is 1866-70 St Ursula to 1/-, plus shades & 1887-59 4d 1879-84 QV to 2½d inc 2½d brown (SG cat £120). Zimbabwe 1980s range of blks & control blks. Most F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £5000+ = A$9000+. (1900+15M/S).
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
  A$1300
(US$897)
(€806)
(£689)
A$
451
Bulgaria: 1879-1901 Classic collection inc 1879 Arms to 1Fr. 1881 Arms New Currency to 30s. 1882 Arms New Colours to 50s. 1884-85 Surch 3 on 10s, 5 on 30s & 15 on 25s. 1885 & 86 Arms 1s & 2s in both letters. 1887 Arms 1L. 1889-1901 Arms to 1L. 1892 Surch 15 on 30St. 1895 Surch 01 on 2s. 1896 Baptism set to 25s. 1896 Arms 2L & 3L Postage Dues. 1884-95 5s & 50s, perf 5 to 7½. 1886 set to 50s, imperf & 1887-93 set to 50s, perf 11½. 1895 30s on 50s perf & imperf. 1896 set to 30s. All diff inc shades. Mostly G-VF M/U. SG cat £1550+ = A$2750+. (60)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
A$
533
Egypt: 1866-1938 Collection on pages. 1866 Arabic opt 1st Issue to 10Pi. 1867 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5Pi. 1879-84 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5Pi. 1884-86 Postage Dues to 5Pi & 1888 set to 5Pi. 1914-22 Pictorials to 200m. 1922 crown opt to 200m. 1923-24 King to £1, plus service opt set to 50m. 1925 Geographical set. 1933 Air set to 20m. 1913 OHHS opt Sphinx & Pyramid 5m, error opt inverted. Almost all diff. Most F-VF M/U. SG cat £2500+ = A4550+. (155)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
534
Egypt: 1866-1909 Mint Classic collection 1866 Arabic opt 5pa, 2pi & 10pi 1867-71 Sphinx & Pyramid to 1pi, 1872-75 Sphinx & Pyramid, to 5pi. 1879-1902 Sphinx & Pyramid to 2pi. 1888-1909 Sphinx & Pyramid to 10pi. 1884 Postage Due 5pi with wmk & 1886-87 1pi & 2pi no wmk. 1888 Postage Due 1pi, 2pi & 5pi. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/UN. SG cat £1750+ = A$3150+ (30). (P)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
535
Egypt: 1866-1909 Used collection. 1866 Arabic opt 1st issue to 5pi. 1867-71 Sphinx & Pyramid set to 5pi. 1867-71 Sphinx & Pyramid set to 5pi. 1872-75 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5pi, plus 10pa shade. 1878 Surch set 5pa & 10p. 1879-1902 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5pi. 1884 20pa on 5pi. 1888-1909 Sphinx & Pyramid set to 10pi. 1884-87 Postage Due to 2pi. 1888 Postage Due to 1pi. 1889-1907 Postage Due set to 2pi, plus 1898-1907 3m on 2pi. All diff, plus shades. Mostly G-VFU. SG cat £870+. (60).
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
A$
536
Egypt: 1867-1945 Collector's duplicates in s/book inc 1867 1st Sphinx & Pyramid (25), 1872 issue (55), 1879-90s large quantities, 1914 Pictorials 5-20+ of most values, 1921 mult wmk 5-10+ each, various Official opts, 1922 crown opts, 1923 King to £1 5+ sets, almost all Commem sets up to 10+, 1926 Birthday (3), 1927 Kings inc 500m (M & 2 U, SG cat £110) & £1 (£100), 1932 50m/50Pi (40+ U), 1933 Airs up to 20+ some values, 1939-46 Kings U inc 50Pi (40+) & £1 (50+) etc. F-VF M/U. SG cat £3000+ = A$5300. (3000)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
A$
616
Guatemala: 1871-99 Classic Collection 1871 Arms set to 20c. 1873 Arms Litho set 4r & 1p. 1875 Liberty set to 2R. 1878 Indian set to 1p. 1879 Bird set ¼r & 1r. 1881 Surch set. 1881 Bird set to 20c. 1886 Railway surch set to 150c. 1886-96 Arms to 200c. 1886 1c on 2c. 1894 Surch to 10c on 200c. 1895-96 Surch 1c on 5c. 1897 Exhibition set to 500c, plus 1c on 12c. 1898 Surch to 10c on 20c. 1898 Correos opt Fiscal to 6c on 10p, plus 2c on 1c error opt INVERTED. All diff. Most G-VF M/UN/U. SG cat £1050+ = A$1850+. (92).
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
A$
639
Italy: 1861-1951 dealer's Mint stock of better singles & sets inc Neapolitan Provinces ½g, 5g red & 20g (2) -total SG £1635, Italy 1862 40c (£375), 1863 Kings 5c (3), 10c (3), 15c (2) & 40c (2) inc shades & printings (£38,000), 1865 20c/15c (£900), 1867 20c blue (£900), 1867 20c blue (£900), surch Officials (11, £3000), 1879 Kings 10c (2), 20c (4), 25c (3) & 30c (total £6440), 1889 1c & 45c (£2500), 1891 5c (£750), 1890 Valevole opts (4 sets, £800), 1910 Garibaldi 2nd set (£490), 1923 Black Shirts (3 sets, £330), 1924 opt Trade set (£150), 1925-27 King set, 1928 Filiberto set, 1930 Virgil set (£275), 1932 Dante set (£190), 1934 Medal set (no Express), 1936 Horace set (£180), 1937 Augustus set (£225), 1945 long Def set (£1200), 1950 Workers set (£300), Radio (2 sets, £800), etc. Mostly F-VF M/MLH, some UN or flts in early. Marked retail $28,000+. SG cat £60,000+ = A$110,000! Valuable lot. (280) (P)
  A$3300
(US$2277)
(€2046)
(£1749)
  A$5000
(US$3450)
(€3100)
(£2650)
A$
640
Italy: 1862-1906 Collection on pgs. 1862 Grazioli Essay 60c imperf. 1862 Embossed King to 80c, plus shades. 1862 Newspaper 2c, plus shades. 1863 Embossed King 15c imperf, plus error embossing double. 1863-65 King set to 2L. 1878 2c opt Official set to 10L. 1879-82 King set to 2L inc 30c M & 2L U. 1889 King to 5L. 1890 Valevole opt set to 2c on 1L75. 1895-97 King & Arms to 5L. 1901 King & Arms to 5L. Most diff inc M & U, plus shades. Mostly G-VF M/U. SG cat £5500+ = A$10,000+. (84)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
641
Italy: 1860s-2000 Used collection in Davo albums inc Papal States (6, SG cat £440), 1863 set U (£230), ex 5c is M (£2250), 1867 20c pale blue M (£1900), 1878 Surch Official set, 1879 set inc 20c & 30c M (£1580), 1889 set U to 5L (£1100), opt Parcel Post set M (£200), Surch set, 1891-97 set M/U inc better 5c M (£1000) & all later King Defs sets, 110 Garibaldi sets (£535), 1911-13 sets (£330), 1920s range inc 1924 Holy Year (£190), 1928 Filiberto set ex 20L (£400) & 1929 Montecassino set (£350), extensive 1930s inc 1931 St Anthony set, plus 75c both perfs (£475), 1932 Fascist March set ex 5L (£350), 1936 Horace to 2L55 (£360), 1937 Welfare postage set (£530), Augustus postage & Italians sets (£585), 1938 Empire set (£250) & most 1940s, then 99% comp to 2000. Also other Airs inc 1926 5L & 1927 Surch set (£380), Express Parcel Posts about 60% comp, M/sheets etc. Almost all F-VF U, scattered M. SG cat £18,000 to 1949, plus another £2800 to 2000 = A$37,000. (2600) (P)
  A$1000
(US$690)
(€620)
(£530)
  A$1500
(US$1035)
(€930)
(£795)
A$
642
Italy: 1862-1903 Classic collection inc 1862 King Embossed 10c-80c perf, plus 1863 15c imperf. 1862 Newspaper 2c, plus shade. 1863 King 15c. 1863-65 King to 2L. 1878 2c opt Official 50c-50L. 1879-82 King to 2L. 1889 Arms &King to 5L. 1890 Surch set to 10c on 50c. 1890 Valevole opt set to 1L75. 1891-97 King & Arms to 45c. 1875 Officials to 10L. 1884-86 Parcel Post set to 1L75. 1863 Postage Due 10c & 1869 10c. 1870 1c-10L. 1884 50L & 100L & 1903 New Colours 50L & 100L. 1890 Surch set to 30c on 2c. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/UN/U, some mixed. SG cat £5150+ = A$9200+. (99)
  A$450
(US$311)
(€279)
(£239)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
A$
643
Italy: 1863-1940s Collection/accumulation Used on hagners (+ some M), with 1863 nearly 4 sets to 2L (SG cat £920), 1878 opt Official 20c & 5L M (£1800), 1879 to 50c (£1056) inc 25c M (£950), 1889 set (£2350) inc 2 ea of 60c-5L, 1891 set (£310), then extensive range 1900 - inc 1910 Garibaldi 3 sets M (£655), 1911 Jubilee set (£170), 1912 St Mark's M, 2+ sets U (£290), 1917 both airmail opts M x 2, plus 2nd also U (£140), 1922 Congress opt 10c & 15c (£675), 1923 Black Shirt set M (£110), 1924 Trade opt set (£950), Def with advert tabs (9, £2260) inc 25c Tagliacozzo (£950), 50c Tantal (£190) & 1L (£950), Holy Year set (£190) & good range to 1942 inc 1934 Medal postage set M/U (£165), Postage Dues (£450) etc. Mostly F-VF M/U. SG cat £16,000 = A$28,000. (700) (P)
  A$800
(US$552)
(€496)
(£424)
  A$1200
(US$828)
(€744)
(£636)
A$
644
Italy: 1863-1945 Mint collection near comp on pgs etc with 1865 King 2c & 10c (SG cat £3793), 1866 King 1c-10c & 40c, plus new 20c blue both shades, plus 10c & 20c new colours (£2885), 1878 opt Officials 20c to 10L (£4700), 1879 to 50c (£2329), 1889 to 5L (£3596), opt Parcel Post set (£200), 1891 to 5L (£900), 1901 set (£2230), 1910 both Garibaldi sets (£570), 1911 Jubilee, 1912 St Mark's, plus surch, then comp 1913-22 inc 1922 Congress opt set, then to 19XX near comp inc 1924 Trade opt set, 1924 with advert tabs (9, £270+), all other 1920s-40s sets comp inc National Defence, Philiberto, 1930 Virgil, 1932 Dante, Garibaldi, Anniv, 1933 Zeppelin, Balbo triplets with 20 diff with various pilot opts (£7200), 1932 Soccer, Medal, 1936 Horace, 1937 Child Welfare, Augustus, almost all Socialist opts etc. Express appear comp, Parcel Post inc 1914 set (£670), 1944 opt set (£950), 1945 opt & 1946 sets (£435) etc, plus some SG unlisted types. F-VF M/MUH, with a significant proportion appearing to be MUH. SG cat £50,000+. Sass cat €70,000+ = A$110,000+. Impressive & valuable collection. (880) (P)
  A$4000
(US$2760)
(€2480)
(£2120)
  A$7000
(US$4830)
(€4340)
(£3710)
A$
733
Paraguay: 1870-1901 Classic collection. 1870 Lion Arms 1R, 2R & 3R. 1878 5 blue opt Lion 1R & 3R (3R is sideways), plus black opt 1R & 2R. 1879 Lion 5R & 10R, plus 1879-81 New Currency 5c & 10c. 1881 1 & 2 h/s Lion 10c. 1881 Lion Arms set. 1884 Lion 1R imprint. 1884 Arms set. 1887 Arms & Numerals to 1p. 1889 Liberty 15c. 1892-96 Portrait set to 1p. 1892 400th Anniv opt 10c. 1896 Telegraph opt set. Officials 1886 Pictorial set to 20c imperf, plus 1887 set to 20c perf, plus 20c opt inverted. 1889 opt 15c 1c, 2c, 3c & 5c, plus 5c opt INVERTED. 1891-93 opt set to 1p inc diff opt types. All diff. Most F-VF M/UN/U. SG cat £1400+ = A$2500+. (96). (P)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
764
Russia - POs in China & Levant 1865-1916 Collection. China 1849-1908 opt Arms to 10K, horiz laid paper & to 10R, vert laid paper. 1910-16 to 1R, wove paper. Levant 1865-67 Ship (10pa) vert network & (2pi) horiz network. 1868-90 Numeral to 10K. 11876 8 on 10k 1879 7 on 10k. 1879 Numeral 1K & 2K. 1884 New Colours to 74. Mostly G-VF M/U. SG cat£750+. (45)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
A$
791
Venezuela: 1859-1902 Classic collection inc 1859-62 Arms set to 2R, plus 1R on coloured paper. 1862 Newspaper Arms to 1c. 1863-65 Eagle Federation to 2R, plus ½R redrawn, 1866-68 Square Arms to 2R. 1871-78 Bolivar to 20R. 1873-77 Arms opt to 2R. 1879 Bolivar to 5V, imperf. 1880 Bolivar Foreign Mail set to 1B. 1882-88 Bolivar Inland Mail to 20B. 1882 to 1B. 1887-88 Roul to 50c. 1892 Circular h/s to 1B/50c, both sets. 1893 Arms opt set to 20B, plus 2nd set to 1B. 1893 Bolivar to 20B & 1893 2nd set to 1B. 1893 Columbus 25c. 1896 Map set to 1B. 1899-1902 to 1B. 1890 Official set to 1B. 1899 Registration 25c, plus 1900 opt registration 25c. 1899 Official Surch set to 1B, plus 25c on 50c horiz pr error opt INVERTED. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/U. SG cat £2300+ = A$4100+. (138) (P)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
A$
2430
1879-85 OS RED opt QV Diadem 3d dull green, wmk crown NSW (SG w36), rough perf 13. FU, barred pmk. SG O4 cat £375. Rare genuine example. (P)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
2431
1879-85 OS opt QV 4d red-brown wmk crown NSW (SG w36), perf 12½. VFM. SG O6 cat £325 & under-catalogued. Rare genuine mint example. 2019 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
2529
1879 (26 Nov) cover from 1879 Sydney International Exhibition 'via Suez Brindisi' to Austria, 1d (11), 3d, & 4d on front or back tied by 7 strikes of RRRR rated '991' with 'International Exhibition' blue h/s & Garden Palace b/s. A little soiled, PO open 7 months. The superb Lancaster collection of Trade & Exhibitions only had 3 single stamps with numeral cancel (which together realised $720 at a Melbourne auction). The finest of only 2-3 recorded covers! Certainly unique with such a multiple franking. (P)
  A$800
(US$552)
(€496)
(£424)
  A$1200
(US$828)
(€744)
(£636)
A$
2681
1879-81 QV 1d reddish-brown, Die I & II imperf Plate Proof pr on thin no wmk card, the Die I with right frame largely missing. Superb UN, 4 margins. SG 128+128a(p) cat £375+ as normals. (P)
  A$130
(US$90)
(€81)
(£69)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
A$
2682
1879-81 QV 1st Sideface 4d orange-yellow, wmk 2nd crown Q. F-VF fresh MLH, nice original gum. SG 141 cat £450. 2017 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$170
(US$117)
(€105)
(£90)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
2683
1879-81 QV 6d yellow-green, imperf Plate Proof pr on thin card. Superb UN as made, 4 margins. SG 143(p) cat £380 as normals. (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
A$
2978
1879 QV Telegraphs set 1d bistre & 6d lilac, perf 14. VF fresh M. SG T1-2 cat £660. Rare set. (2). (P)
  A$550
(US$380)
(€341)
(£292)
  A$800
(US$552)
(€496)
(£424)
A$
2979
1879 QV Telegraphs 1d bistre, LL cnr marginal IMPERF blk of 6 with Plate no1, wmk crown CC. Superb fresh 3MLH/3MUH, all 4 margins. SG T1(var) cat £660+ for normal perf singles while major rarity as imperf plate blk as only 1 imperf sheet existed. (P)
  A$1200
(US$828)
(€744)
(£636)
  A$2000
(US$1380)
(€1240)
(£1060)
A$
2980
1879 QV Telegraphs 1d bistre perf 14. VFU, barred 'F' pmk. SG T1 cat £25.
  A$15
(US$10)
(€9)
(£8)
  A$25
(US$17)
(€16)
(£13)
A$
2981
1879 QV Telegraphs 1d bistre, perf 12½. F-VF U, barred GPO pmk. SG T1a cat £25.
  A$15
(US$10)
(€9)
(£8)
  A$25
(US$17)
(€16)
(£13)
A$
2982
1879 QV Telegraphs 6d lilac. VF U, barred '8' pmk. SG T2 cat £225. (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
3103
1879 QV 4d blue, wmk crown CC. VF fresh MLH appearance (nicely regummed). SG 20 cat £250. (P)
  A$90
(US$62)
(€56)
(£48)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
A$
3104
1879 QV Key type 4d blue, wmk crown CC. VF fresh M. SG 20 cat £250. (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
4076
France: Postal Stationery 1870s-1960s Mint collection in 2 albums appears basically near comp inc Postcards (144) inc formula types (8) - 1 with Ceres 15c affixed (Mi cat €400 for stamp alone), lots of double reply cards inc 1879 15+15c on green stock (€200), 1901 10+10c red (€70), 1920 20+20c brown (€85), 1925 Pasteur 60+60c (€200), 1926 Sower 30+30c (€120) & 1928 90+90c (€120), 1932 'Peace' 40+40c 1940 'Iris' 80+80c (€1600), 1942 Petain 80+80c white stock (€100), & Official 1.20+1.20 (€450). Single cards inc range of 1st types on diff colour stock & double replies, 1924 Olympics (€120), 1928 Berthelot (€225), 1932 'Peace' 90c (€125), 1935 View cards (13, €234), 1936 Views (12, €540), 1936-39 Commem cards (7, €150), 1940 Iris 90c Commercial on pink (€100), 1941-42 Petain 80c red on green (2) inc boxed opt (€195), 1940 Exhib types with pictures on reverse etc. Postcards alone Mi cat €4400, plus the 8 formula types. Then Lettercards (40, €1200), 1905 'Tax Reduite' types, Sower 25c opt 'ANNULE', 1938 65c Views (9, €270) inc 2 original packets Envelopes (64) inc P&C types (11), 1905 opts (17), Sower 5c opt 'ANNULE', 1926 Sower 30c blue (€120). Wrappers (22) inc 1939 Sower 20c & 30c (€295), Pneumatic types (9), 1939 Official 2Fr+2Fr double reply Lettersheet (€225) & even an 1810 Balloon Postcard fresh UN. Plus various stampless items (50) inc Official, Parcel Cards, Customs, Military, POW, Red Cross, Telegrams, Avis de Reception etc. Plus about 50 modern not catalogued. Virtually all diff, duplication mostly diff stocks, printings etc. Mostly F-VF. Mi cat €7400++ = A$11,500+. Fantastic collection. (380).
  A$800
(US$552)
(€496)
(£424)
  A$1200
(US$828)
(€744)
(£636)
A$
5204
1879 '5 CENTS' opt QV 18c lilac Postcard stamp. F-VF fresh UN (only sold affixed to postcards). SG P2 cat £375. (P)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
A$
5205
1879 '5 CENTS' opt QV 18c lilac Postcard Stamp, variety 'short T'. F-VF UN as always as it was sold affixed to Postcards. SG P2 cat £375+ as normal. (P)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£117)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
A$
5433
1879-80 Shah 5Kr black & blue, coloured border, imperf, error centre INVERTED. VFU, part 'Schiras 22/7' pmk. Persiphila 45Ea cat US$2000, Sc 42c cat US$1350, SG 55a cat £1400. Extremely rare, less than 10 recorded. 2004 Persiphila photo cert. (P)
  A$1000
(US$690)
(€620)
(£530)
  A$1500
(US$1035)
(€930)
(£795)
A$
5450
1878-79 Tabriz Provisional Bisect usage of 'PERSANA' formular postal card with Nasser-eddin Shah 5sh black & rose, perf 12½, BISECTED irregularly (right half), with blue crayon '2½' new value m/s surch across bisect edge, tied by 'Tabriz' cds, to France with 'Moulins-la-Marche 8 MAR 79' arrival cds that also ties the bisect. Message on back dated 16/2/1879 from Alexander Stahl who was postmaster of Azerbaijan province, & who authorized/created this provisional. Sc 29(var), SG 29(var). Persiphila 23P7a. Overall in superb condition. Great rarity with only several recorded. Important item of Persia/Iran postal stationery & postal history. 2015 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$10000
(US$6900)
(€6200)
(£5300)
  A$15000
(US$10350)
(€9300)
(£7950)
A$
5451
1879 Shah 2½ch Postcard. VF UN. H&G 4.
  A$7
(US$5)
(€4)
(£4)
  A$10
(US$7)
(€6)
(£5)
A$
6035
1879 QV 6c Orange-brown, wmk CA crown. VFU, red dotted pmk. SG 2 cat £250. (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
7554
1879 Perry 90c carmine-lake, no grill, soft porous paper. FM, original gum. SG 193 cat £2000, Sc 191 cat US$2000. Rare top value. (P)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
A$
7555
1879 Newspaper stamp set 2c-$60 imperf Plate Proofs on card. F-VF UN as made, all 4 margins. Sc PR57-79P4, SG N228-50(p) cat £15,760 as normal. (23). (P)
  A$230
(US$159)
(€143)
(£122)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
A$