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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
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New South Wales: Registered Envelopes with 1880 4d saw-edge seam sizes F&G, 1885 smaller stamp box. 1889 normal envelope type, plus with flaps now at right sizes F&G, & 1894 3d with 'Contractors' imprint. H&G C1, 1a, 2, 4a, 5, 5a & 9. Mostly F-VF UN. (7).AVAILABLE at A$70
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Victoria 1854-1912 Collection (112) on Seven Seas leaves with 1854 QV Woodblock 6d orange (4), 1863 (8) to /1- blue, 1864 2/- blue/blue paper Woodblock (2), 1873 to 1/- yellow. 1876 8d/9d opt on 9d brown. 1880 1d, 2d brown, 2d mauve & 4d bistre M. 1885 Stamp Duty opts 1/- (2) & 2/- (2) all with F/C. 1884 to 2/6 orange. 1890-1900 (9) to 1/- CTO Melb inc 3d Bistre, 4d red, 4d bistre & 1/- red. 1897 Charity pr 1d, 2½d. 1900 Boer War 1d. 1901 QV 'Postage' to 5/- M. Postage Dues (15) inc 1890 (5) to 6d chocolate inc 5d opt Specimen & 1895 set to 5/- with 10d, 2/-, 5/- CTO. Also s/book with approx 400 extras inc QV to 2/-, odd Stamp Duty & Postage Dues (28) to 1/-. Some sl mixed condition with many F-VF to be extracted. (500)SOLD at A$400
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Western Australia: 1861-1912 Collection on Seven Seas leaves with 1861-84 Swans (9) to 1/- green inc 2d blue G-FU. 1884 1d/3d brown UN, 1885 Swans set of 8 to 1/- F-VF M. 1902 Defs comp to QV £1 orange, F-VFU inc 10/- Bright purple (cat £450), plus 10/- Deep mauve perf OS (scarce). Also 1896 cover from 'Coolgardie Miner Daily' to Queen St Melbourne. Neat little collection. SG cat £700. (34 plus cover) (P)SOLD at A$300
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Collection 1850-1912 in Seven Seas illustrated album with NSW (46) inc 1851 QV 2d Laureate, 1854 Diadems imperf 1d, 2d, 6d, 1/-. 1860 Diadems to 1/- & 5/- Coin (3) inc perf. 1888 Centenary set to 5/-, 1892 Pics to 2/6 Lyrebird & 1897 Consumptive Homes 1/-. S.Aust (49) inc 1855 QV 2d imperf. 1858-60 QV Roulettes (4) to 6d inc 1d green M (cat £150), OS opts (13) to 6d deep blue & 1902-12 Long Tom set to 2/6. Tasmania (28) inc QV Chalons (7) to 1/- inc 4d deep blue no wmk (£140), 2d Q on T, 1854 1/- Octagonal Imperf, 1857 Woodblock 6d black, 1863 QV Laureates to 1/-, 1885 Stamp Duty opts 1/- & 2/- (F/C) & 1880 QV to 2/- blue on green. 1897 1d Charity & 1901 QV Postage set to 5/- inc ½d DOUBLE perf. WA (27) to 1912 inc 1861-80 Swans to 6d violet & 1901 QV to 2/6 blue. Some sl mixed condition, with F-VF stamps to be extracted. SG cat well over £2500 = A$5000. (240)SOLD at A$300
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Interesting rustic collection in Seven Seas illustrated album. Inc NSW 1888 Centenary to 8d opt OS & other OS opts M inc 7½d/6d brown, 1897 1/- Consumptive M, 1905 9d Commonwealth perf 11 M (cat £120). Queensland inc 1882 QV Large Chalon 2/- blue UN (£300) & 1897 QV to 6d green M. S.Aust 1870 to 1911 with OS opts to 2/- inc 1891 Surch pr G/FU & 1902 Long Toms to 1/- M/MLH. Tasmania to 1912 with 1871-80 QV 8d Ochre, 10d black M, 1892 'Tablets' to 5/- M & 1899 Pictorial set M/MLH. Victoria to 1900 inc 1850 Halflengths 1d reddish-brown & 2d grey U. 1852 2d Q on T FU. 1854 6d Woodblock 3 margins M (cat £650), 1897 1d Charity CTO, 1901 to 9d M/MLH. W. Aust inc 1885 Swans to 1/- M & 1902 to 2/-, 5/- M/MLH. Plus others. Usual mixed condition but majority F-VF Used & M. SG cat £3500 = A$7000. (130)SOLD at A$400
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British Empire odds & sods with Aust States (38, STC £200+) plus 2 PPC with numeral 457 or 448 pmks. Australia $2 Gardens mis-perf 2mm to base plus Nov 1931 FFC to Yorkshire (AAMC cat $40), 1941 WWII Censor front to Sydney with 'AIF Base PO Malaya' registration label mixed Kedah/Straits Settlements frankings tied by 'Aust Base PO/25' cds. GB 1867 QV 6d lilac plate 9 (£90), 1873 3d pale rose (£50) & 6d grey (£90). 1885 5d Indigo (£175). Italy 1949 Centenary 100L Brown Used (SG 726 cat £160). South Africa 1943 WWII censor cover Durban to NSW. Then AAT 1959-99 collection (115) inc Pre-decimal Pics M/U & 1966 Defs to $1 Mock Sun. NZ scrappy accumulation (many 100s) to late 1970s inc 1890s Pics, KGV to 1/-, KGVI to 3/- & assorted 1967-78 Pic/commem sets inc Health M/Sheets. Samoa 1877-1989 collection (570) with 1877 Express (10) to 5/- Reprints, 1886 Palm Trees set to 7/6 (cat £90), 1899 Provisional Govt opt set 1914 KEVII opt set to 1/-, 1920 Victory set 1952 Pics to 5/-, 1962 Independence set to 5/- & 110 Decimal MUH sets inc 1967 Birds to $4, 1972 Wildlife to $5, 1978 Shells to $5, 1983 Fruit to $5, 1988 Birds to $20 plus 46 diff M/Sheets. (many 100s)SOLD at A$275
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Cyprus: 1881-96 QV Collection 1881 HALF-PENNY opt QV 1d red (3 inc opt types & plate no). 1881 QV Key type ½pi, 1pi & 2pi, wmk crown CC. 1882-86 QV set to 12pi, Die I, wmk crown CA. 1882 30 paras on 1pi & ½ on ½pi wmk crown CA. 1886 ½ on ½pi, wmk crown CA, both 6mm & 8mm settings. 1892-94 QV 30p, 1pi & 2pi Die II. 1894-96 QV to 45pi. 1885 QV Revenue 1pi h/s 'POSTAL SURCHARGE' with 'Larnaca MR 2 85' cds. All diff. Mostly G-VF U. SG cat £1000+ = A$1900+. (30). (P)AVAILABLE at A$250
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Great Britain: Covers 1854-85 inc QV 6d Embossed cut to shape & tied by 'Portsmouth NO 2 1854' duplex to Sydney. 1859 folded letter franked QV 1/- pr tied by 'London AU 18 59' duplex to Melbourne & twice redirected. 1869 franked QV 4d plate 11 & 6d plate 8 tied by 'London 13 AU 69' duplex to Sydney. 1885 franked QV 3d pr tied by 'Newcastle on Tyne DE 24 85' duplex to Brisbane. All with transit &/or arrival b/s. SG cat £3185. (4).AVAILABLE at A$275
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Indian Convention States 1885-1940s Collection on pgs. Chamba from 1886 QV issues inc Service. Faridkot 1887-1900 QV to 4a. Gwalior 1885-96 QV to 5R. 1902-11 KEVII to 8a. 1911-33 KGV to 2R. Jind from QV issues inc 1938-44 KGV Pic to 1R. Nabha 1913-33 KGV to 1R. Patiala 1884-1900 QV to 1R. 1913-33 KGV to 1R. 1884-1900 QV Service to 1R. Mostly F-VF M/U. All diff. SG cat £500+. (380).AVAILABLE at A$100
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India States - Sirmoor: 1878-99 Collection 1878-80 1st issue 1p green & 1p blue. 1892 with perf frame line 1p green = shade & 1p blue. 1885-96 Raja to 2a. 1894-99 Elephant to 1R. 1899 Raja set to 1R. 1890-99 ONSSS opt range to 2a inc opt types & red opt. All diff inc shades. Mostly G-VF M/UN/U, sl mixed. SG cat £280+. (28) (P)AVAILABLE at A$100
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Monaco: 1885-1980 Ex dealer's stock. 1885 Prince to 40c inc M & U, 1891-1921 Albert to 5Fr, 1929 Surch set, 1929-33 Pics to 10Fr, 1947 Air setenant strip of 3, 1949-50 UPU set. Good coverage of 1950s-70s. 1980 Europa sheetlets. Also Postal Stationery envelopes & Airletters from 1890s. Most F-VF M/MUH/U, post 1950 being mostly VF fresh MUH. Nearly all diff. SG cat £6200+ = A$12,000+. Dealer's retail $4500+. (1500)SOLD at A$550
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Monaco 1885-1921 inc 1885 Charles to 5Fr. 1891-94 Albert to 5Fr. 1901-21 Albert to 5Fr (both colours). All diff. Mostly G-VF M/U, sl mixed condition. SG cat £6300+ = A$12,000+. The very rare 1885 5Fr is M, original gum with crease & tear etc, but rare genuine stamp with 2019 Ceremuga photo cert. (29). (P)AVAILABLE at A$500
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Norway: Bypost Local Post collection 1865-1900 with good coverage inc Aalesund 1880 Fish 3o (5 colours). 1884 Monogram set perf & imperf. Arendal 1885 Ship set to 10o plus 1885 New Colours set to 10c. 1886 Newspaper Stamp. Bergen 1865 Arms 2Sk. 1869 Numeral 2K imperf & rouletted. Christiana 1890s Dog set 10o& 20o. Christianasund 1878 Typeset 10o. 1879 Andersen set to 10o. Drammen 1869-88 various issues inc 1869 Arms Is, 1875 '2B' blue, 1888 Typeset tete-beche 5o pr. 1887 Erickson Post to 10o. Horsens 1882 Anchor 5o. Grimstad 1887 Ship set to 10o. Hammerfest 1888 View set to 10o plus Surch. Holmestrand 1888 Typeset 3o, 5o & 10o imperf plus 3o perf. 1888 View set Kragero, 1886 Island set. Levanger 1888 Pic set. Mandal 1886 Tree set, Namsos 1888 Fish set plus Surch. Spitzbergen 1896-98 Polar Bears 5o, 10o & 20o. Stenkjaer 1888 Bear set. Tonsberg 1884-85 Arms to 10o perf & imperf. Tromso 1881-96 Reindeer selection to 25o. Trondheim 1865-67 monogram various types. 1860s-80s Numeral types. 1897 Pic set to 20o. Vadso 1893 Reindeer & Sled set. Vardo 1893 Ship set. Mostly G-VF M/U, 90%+ bring M. Impressive collection with many rare stamps. (183) (P)AVAILABLE at A$1000
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Portuguese Colonies - Guinea: 1881-1903 Classic collection inc 1881-84 Crown to 300R inc 50R green opt PROVA. 1885 Crown New Colours set to 50R. 1886 King to 300R. 1893-94 Figures set to 300R. 1898-1903 Carlos to 700R inc New Colours. 1893 Newspaper 2½r. All diff. Most G-VF M/UN/U, some mixed. SG cat £1800+ = A$3500+. Rarely offered area. (61) (P)AVAILABLE at A$300
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Romania: 1872-1970s Collection/accumulation in thick binder. Great quantity to sort. 1872-80 King to 50b. 1880 King 15b & 25b. 1885-88 King to 15b. 1890 King to 50b. 1893-1903 King to 2L. Good coverage of 1940s60s issues inc M/S. BOB Inc Postage Dues from 1880s & Officials. Most F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £3000+ = A$5800+ (ca 5000)AVAILABLE at A$275
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St Vincent: 1861-99 QV collection mid 1861-69 QV to 1/- no wmk inc shades & perfs with 1d (3), 4d, 6d (4), 1/ grey (3), 1/- blue (2) & 1/- brown. 1871-81 QV to 1/- wmk small Star inc 1d black (2), 1d green, 4d blue, 6d green (2 shades), 1/- brown (3) & 1/- orange. Also 1881 ½d orange, 1d drab & 4d blue. 1881 'ONE PENNY' opt QV 6d green. 1882-83 1d drab, 2½d on 1d & 4d, wmk crown CA. 1885 1d on 2½d on 1d. 1885-83 QV & Badge to 5/-. 1890 2½d on 4d. 1890-93 2½d & 5d. 1897 3d on 1d. 1899 QV Tablet to 5/- (5/- opt SPECIMEN). All diff inc shades, wmks & perfs. Most G-VF M/U. SG cat £2750+ = A$5300+. (57) (P)AVAILABLE at A$400
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Sweden: 1855-1911 Classic collection inc 1855-58 Arms 2Sk & 4Sk. 1856-62 Local (3o) brown. 1858-72 Arms set to 50o plus shades. 1862-72 Lion set to 20o. 1872-79 Numeral set to 1R plus shades. 1878-83 crown 1K. 1885 King 10o. 1886-91 Numeral to 1K with Posthorn on back. 1889 Surch 10o on 12o. 1891-1911 Numeral & King set to 1K. Officials 1879-98 set to 1K plus shades. 1889 Surch set. Postage Due 1874-89 to 1K. All diff inc shades. Most G-VF U, usual very mixed condition. SG cat £8250+ = A$15,900+. (82) (P)AVAILABLE at A$500
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USA: 1851-1925 Classic collection inc 1851-57 Portrait 1c, 3c, 5c, 10c & 12c, imperf. 1857-61 Portrait to 90c, perf. 1861-66 Portrait to 90c, New Design inc Black Jack 2c & Lincoln 15c. 1869 Pic 10c-24c. 1870-88 to both 90c. 1882-88 Portraits to 5c. 1890 cnr triangles set to 90c. 1893 Columbus to $5. 1894-1900 Portraits with triangles to $2. 1898 Omaha set to $2. Postage Dues 1879 brown set to 50c, 1887-89 red-brown to 30c. 1891-93 Claret set to 50c. 1894-1925 New design to 50c. Special Delivery 1885 10c, 1888 10c blue & 1893 10c orange. All diff inc shades. Mostly G-VF U, odd UN, usual mixed condition. SG cat £21,000+ = A$40,000+. (141) (P)SOLD at A$3500
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1885-86 POSTAGE opt QV 5/- lilac & green Stamp Duty, wmk NSW, perf 12x10. F-VF fresh M, right marginal. SG 238b cat £800. Rare genuine mint (as most of those offered are cleaned violet cancels) & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)AVAILABLE at A$700
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1885-86 POSTAGE black opt QV 5/- lilac & green perf 12x10 opt REPRINT. Superb fresh MUH. SG 238b(R) cat £800 normal. (P)AVAILABLE at A$120
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1885-86 POSTAGE black opt QV 5/- lilac & green Stamp Duty perf 12x10 opt REPRINT (but actually from original printing). F-VF fresh M. SG 238b(r) cat £800 as normal. (P)AVAILABLE at A$80
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1885-86 'POSTAGE' opt QV 5/- lilac & green Stamp Duty, perf 12x10 opt SPECIMEN F-VF UN. SG 238b(s) cat £800 as normal. Only 100 printed. (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
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1885-86 'POSTAGE' blue opt QV 10/- violet & claret Stamp Duty, opt SPECIMEN, wmk NSW sideways, perf 10. VF fresh MLH. SG 241as cat £80+ (normal cat £1900). Only 200 printed. (P)AVAILABLE at A$100
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1885-86 POSTAGE blue opt QV 10/- mauve & claret, opt SPECIMEN, FULL SHEET of 50, perf 10. Mostly superb fresh MUH, 4 stamps diag crease & sl perf separation in middle. SG 241as cat £4000 for M singles (normal M cat £95,000), MUH should be at least double, £8000 MUH, plus premium for full sheet. Probably unique sheet & fantastic for research or exhibition. (P)AVAILABLE at A$4000
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1885-86 POSTAGE blue opt QV 10/- mauve & claret Stamp Duty, wmk NSW sideways, perf 12. F-VF M. SG 241b cat £300. (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
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1885-86 POSTAGE blue opt QV £1 rose-lilac & claret perf 12x10, opt REPRINT (but is actually from original printing). F-VF MUH. SG 242(R) cat £10,000 as normal. (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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1885-95 'OS' serifed opt QV 5/- purple & green Stamp Duty opt POSTAGE in black, perf 11, wmk NSW sideways, from 1895 special printing for PO sets. Superb fresh CTO, with MLH gum, NSW ovals pmks. SG unlisted as unissued with OS opt. Rare as only total of 208 sold (158 with NSW cancel). Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)AVAILABLE at A$600
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1885-95 OS serifed opt QV 5/- purple & green Stamp Duty opt POSTAGE in black, perf 11, wmk NSW sideways, from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VFU appearance, small thin at top, concentric ovals NSW, plus rayed '25' pmk. SG unlisted as unissued with OS opt. Rare as only total of 208 sold (158 with NSW cancel). (P)AVAILABLE at A$300
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Beer Duty: 1885 small QV 6d lilac imperf plate PROOF on thick no wmk paper. Superb UN as made, 4 large margins. Bft 10(p). Very rare. (P)AVAILABLE at A$50
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Registered Envelope: 1885 QV Naish 4d lilac, size a, stamp die shifted over edge. VF UN. Stieg C2 cat US$100 (in 2001).AVAILABLE at A$50
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Registered Envelope: 1885 QV Naish 4d lilac, size b. VF UN. Stieg C2a cat US$60 (in 2001).SOLD at A$40
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1885 '1d' opt Swan 3d brown, opt '1' with straight top (SG type 11). VF fresh M, bottom wing margin. SG 92 cat £200. (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
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1885-93 Swan ½d green IMPERF horiz pr, wmk Crown CA, from DLR archive imprimatur sheet. Superb fresh MUH, left marginal with all 4 margins. SG 94(p). Very rare as only 1 sheet existed. (P)AVAILABLE at A$375
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1885-93 Swan 4d Chestnut IMPERF horiz pr, wmk Crown CA, from DLR archive imprimatur sheet. Superb fresh MUH, all 4 margins. SG 98(p). Very rare only 1 sheet existed. (P)AVAILABLE at A$375
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1885-93 Swan 5d bistre, IMPERF right marginal blk of 4 with plate 1, wmk Crown CA, from DLR archive imprimatur sheet. Superb fresh MUH, all 4 margins. SG 99(p). Very rare as only 1 sheet existed & desirable as plate no blk. (P)AVAILABLE at A$800
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1885 use of Eastern Roumelia formula Postcard (reinforced splits) franked South Bulgaria Lion blue opt on 5pa black & olive, error opt INVERTED, tied by 'Poste Slivno 20 IX 85' blue cds. SG 13 cat £375, Mi 13IAa cat €350 - both for loose stamp with normal opt, plus large premium for inverted opt on card. (P)SOLD at A$200
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1885 'POSTAGE & REVENUE FIVE CENTS' opt QV 4c rosy-mauve, Sperati Forgery, printed on genuine paper & with genuine opt! from which design of another cheaper stamp was bleached out, & with genuine pmk, with 'Sperati Reproduction' h/s on back. VFU, barred oval pmk. SG 177 see footnote. Very dangerous forgery that previously fooled experts. (P)AVAILABLE at A$150
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1885 'Postage & Revenue FIVE CENTS' opt QV 16c pale violet, wmk crown CA. VF UN. SG 180 cat £190. (P)AVAILABLE at A$90
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1885 QV Surch set 5c/8c-1R12 on 2R50, opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh M. SG 187-93s cat £1300 & much undercatalogued. Extremely rare, only 100 sets printed & most remain in various postal archive collections. Certificate can be obtained on request. (7) (P)AVAILABLE at A$2000
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1885-88 Small Dragon 3ca mauve perf 1½-12. M, sl flts. Sc 14 cat US$250, SG 14 cat £275. (P)AVAILABLE at A$50
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1872-90 Denmark Local Posts: Collection of Town Bypost issues on pgs. Aalborg 1885 Numeral set 3o & 5o plus shades, 1886 Surch range to 5o, 1886 Town Arms to 5o, plus 1o-5o imperf, 1886 Arms to 50o, 1886 Dated Surch set. Aarhus 1885 Numeral 5o. Horsens 1883 Large numeral 3o, 1886-87 Numerals to 10o inc thin & thick numerals. Randers 1887 Knight values to 8o, opt Holte 1872 Numeral 2s. Svendborg 1887 Arms set to 10o. Veile 1887 Pigeon set to 10o. Viborg 1887-88 Arms set to 10o. Kolding 1887 Castle 3o. Copenhagen 1880-83 Arms to 10o. 1885 Arms 15o. Odense 1886 to 2o. Mostly diff inc shades. Most F-VF M/U. Very scarce offering. (127).AVAILABLE at A$500
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Reunion: 1865-1974 strong collection in springback binder inc 1885 25c/40c Eagle FU, 5c/40c Ceres, 5c/30c Napoleon M, 20c/30c P&C FU, 1891 REUNION opt inc 40c P&C M, also Commerce type opt 10c with variety 'damaged E' M, 25c with variety RLUNION FU. Also Reunion opt with accent, 80c pale-rose (2) M, 80c Ceres & 75c Commerce used on piece (cat £680), 1892 P&C set M, 1900-5 New Colours set UN, 5c FU, 1907 Pics set M, 1915 Red cross opt M, 1922 Pics set M, 1915 Red Cross opt M, 1922 Pics to 3F M, 1924 Surch set M, 1943 France Libre opt 1c-20F MUH. Post-war CFA opts inc 1949 Airs 100F/200F to 500F/1000F FU, 1954 Sports sets MUH & set FU, 1954 Airs set M other issues MUH & FU (Red cross sets) & more. An attractive collection ideal for expansion. F-VF cat £3100 = A$6000. (360, 1 M/S) (P)AVAILABLE at A$700
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St Pierre & Miquelon: 1885 '5 S.P.M' opt Commerce 4c purple-brown on grey. VFU. SG 4 cat £350, Yv 4 cat €400. (P)AVAILABLE at A$220
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St Pierre & Miquelon' 1885 '05 SPM' opt P&C 35c black on yellow, imperf. Superb U, 4 margins. SG 9 cat £120,Yv 9 cat €140. Exp Scheller. (P)AVAILABLE at A$80
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St Pierre & Miquelon: 1885 '05 SPM' opt P&C 75c carmine imperf. Superb U, 4 margins. SG 10 cat £300, Yv 10 cat €300. (P)AVAILABLE at A$180
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St Pierre & Miquelon: 1885-1954 Collection on Yv pgs. 1885 '5 SPM' on Commerce 4c, '05, 10 & 15 SPM' on P&C 40c imperf. 1885 05 SPM on Commerce 20c, plus 15c on 30c. 1891 opt to 25c, plus 1c-10c opt in red. 1891-92 Surch to 4c on 40c. 1892 Large Figure Surch sets (both opts). 1892 Tablet to 1Fr. 1912 surch set to 1Fr. 1922-28 Pic to 2Fr. 1931 Paris Expo set, plus M/S. 1938 Pictorial to 20Fr. 1939 150th Anniv set. 1942 set to 20Fr. 1934 Cartier opt set to 5Fr. Good coverage of 1947-59 Airs to 500Fr. 1925-27 Postage Due opt set to 3Fr. 1901 Parcel Post opt 10c black & 10c red. All diff. Most F-VF M/U, 90%+ fresh M. SG cat £3000+ = A$5800+. Nice collection to continue. (300 + M/S)AVAILABLE at A$600
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Locals: Leeds Globe Parcels Express ca1885 2d black on rose, inscribed '10 & 11 King Street Leeds' perf 12, with black control no. H4238. VFU, blue crayon cancel. RL-unlisted, similar pictured for Liverpool. Extremely rare. (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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Locals: Leeds Globe Parcel Express ca1885 3d black on white, inscribed 'St Columba Street', with black control no 6808, perf 11½. VFU, black crayon cancel. RL unlisted -similar pictured for Liverpool. Extremely rare. (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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Egypt-Sudan: 1885 Use of 1884 GB QV 2½d lilac with 'British Army Post Office Egypt AP 16 85' cds. SG ZA8 cat £225. Rare usage from Suakin during Gordon Relief expedition. (P)AVAILABLE at A$130
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Egypt-Sudan: 1885 Use of 1884 GB QV 2½d lilac vert pr with 'British Army Post Office Egypt MY 6 85' cds. SG ZA8 cat £450. Rare usage from Suakin during Gordon Relief expedition. (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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Egypt-Sudan: 1885 Use of 1884 GB QV 5d green with 'British Army Post Office Egypt MY 21 85' cds. SG ZA9 cat £500. Rare usage from Suakin during Gordon Relief expedition. (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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1885 QV surch set 20c/30c orange-red, 50c/48c yellowish brown & $1/96c grey-olive, all h/s SPECIMEN (type HK4) diag INVERTED reading up from LR to UL. VF fresh M. SG 40s-42s(var) cat £1300 normal specimen, & estimated at triple for inverted so £3900+. 2012 Ceremuga photo cert. (3). (P)AVAILABLE at A$1500
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1885 '50 CENTS' opt QV 48c yellowish-brown. F-VF M, darker gum. SG 41 cat £400. (P)AVAILABLE at A$170
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Gwalior: 1885-97 bilingual opt QV 1a plum, blk of 4, native opt 15-15½ mm long, LR stamp variety tall R. VF fresh MLH/MUH, variety MUH. SG 19/19c cat £204+++. (4) (P)AVAILABLE at A$120
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Gwalior: 1885-97 bilingual opt QV 1a plum blk of 4, native opt 15-15½ mm long, UL stamp variety small R. VF fresh MLH/MUH. SG 19/19b cat £134+++. (4) (P)AVAILABLE at A$80
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1885-86 Shah 10ch brown, diag bisect (UL half) on piece. VFU. Persiphila 89(var), Sc 63(var), SG 73(var) all unlisted. (P)AVAILABLE at A$100
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Selangor: 1885-91 'SELANGOR' horiz opt QV Straits 2c bright rose, opt SG type 30. F-VF fresh MLH. SG 38b cat £4750. Extremely rare with only several recorded. RPSL photo cert. (P)AVAILABLE at A$4500
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Sungei Ujong: 1885-90 'SUNGEI UJONG' opt QV 2c pale rose, opt type 29, error 'UNJOG' instead of UJONG. VFU. SG 44a cat £3500. Extremely rare & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)AVAILABLE at A$2500
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Sungei Ujong: 1885-80 'SUNGEI UJONG' opt QV 2c bright rose, opt type 30. VFU, violet barred pmk. SG 45 cat £30.AVAILABLE at A$20
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1885 '2 CENTS' opt QV 16c blue. VFU with traces of red cancel. SG 24 cat £900. Rare genuine example. (P)SOLD at A$600
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1885-86 QV set 2c-16c, opt SPECIMEN, wmk crown CA (reversed on 2c & 8c). VFM. SG 30-33s cat £550++ & undercatalogued. Very rare set as only 100 believed printed & certificate can be obtained on request. (4) (P)SOLD at A$700
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1885 '2 Cents' opt QV 16c blue. Superb M, perfect centring. SG 25 cat £110+. (P)SOLD at A$100
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Extensive near comp collection 1864 to end 2002 in 3 expensive KABE hingeless albums (retail $1000+). 1864 QV ½d buff wmk crown CC (cat £120) inc 1885 QV set of 6 to 1/- (cat £120), 1899 Malta 2/6 olive-grey. 1903 KEVII set of 7 to 1/- (£120). 1905-11 KEVII (10) to 1/- black (£225). 1914 KGV to 2/- purple & blue. 1922 Self-Govt opts to 5/- (5/- Control 1 cnr single) cat £350+. 1922 Pics (12) to 5/- (£100) & 1926 Postage opts to 5/- (£100). 1928 Postage & Revenue opts near comp to 10/- (£180). 1930 KGV Pics comp (17) to 10/- (£225). 1938 KGVI to 10/- (£75). 1948 Self Govt opts to 10/- & 1949 SW (£130). QEII appears comp MUH to end 2002 inc 1956 Defs to £1 MLH, 1965 Pics to £1 MUH & huge range of other MUH Pic/Commem sets & M/sheets to end 2002. Total SG cat £3200 = A$6200. Wonderful collection, conservatively reserved. (100s) (P)SOLD at A$1200
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1885 Tobacco Revenue 40p multicolour large format design (for 20g of loose tobacco, quality III). F-VF fresh UN, mnr surface blemishes. Bft 10 cat £100. Impressive item. (P)AVAILABLE at A$50