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Lebanon: 1945 Postal Tax for Lebanese Army 5P on 30c red-brown, surch in violet. VF fresh MUH. Yv 197 cat €720. SG T289 cat £800. Rare genuine. 2021 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)AVAILABLE at A$300
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Collection 1852-1912 in older style Seven Seas illustrated album with NSW (80) inc 1852 QV Laureates 1d, 2d, 1854 QV Diadems imperf (13) to 1/- & 1860s Diadems (15) inc 8d yellow UN (??). 1888 Centenary to 5/- Map, 1897 Charities 1/- (2) & 2/6. QLD (88) inc 1870s QV Chalons (16) to 1/- purple. 1880s large QV Chalons (6) to 5/- inc 2/- blue opt SPECIMEN, 1882 Defs to 2/- brown, 1897 QV to 2/- turquoise & 1860s-80s QV Chalon Revenues (11) to 20/- rose. SA (68) inc 1855 QV imperf 2d, 6d. 1860 QV rouletted (12) to 1/- yellow & 1902 QV Long Toms (7) to 1/- brown. TAS (66) inc 1850s QV Chalons imperf (4) to 1/- & 1860s Chalons (8) to 1/-, 1870s QV Sideface 5/- purple (2). 1892 Tablets (10) to 2/6 & early 1900s Pics (30) to 6d. VIC (92) inc 1850s QV Woodblocks 6d orange & 6d black. 1860s Beaded Ovals (12) to 6d. 1870s QV to 1/- blue & 1901 QV Postage to 5/- bi-colour. WA (77) inc 1854 Swan 1d black (2), 1860s Swans (19) to 6d violet, 1885 Defs to 1/- green & 1902 QV to 10/- violet inc OS perfins to 1/-. Very mixed condition, high total cat val with F-VF examples to be extracted from the scrappy collection. Also extra QLD (few 100) from 1860s Chalons to early 1900s Sidefaces. (100s)SOLD at A$450
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British Commonwealth 1880s-1960s collection/accumulation on hagners & pgs M/U inc Cyprus 1935 S Jub set & extras G/FU, 1938 defs to £1 G/FU, Gilbert & Ellice 1939 defs M, Fiji 1878 to 1970 inc 1891-98 series inc ½d M (5), 1d black M (3), 1d mauve M (2) U (3), 2nd Green U (3), 2½ brown M various mixed perfs, 1938-55 to 5/- M/U with various dies/perfs M/U KUT inc 1954 defs £1 MLH/MUH, North Borneo 1886-1950 inc 1886 Arms to 10c with many extras, 1909 Pics to 12c with extras 1945 BMA opt part set with extras, Transvaal 1870-1909 1870 1d black U, 1885-93 to 10/-, 1895-96 to 10/- M, 1902-03 1/-, 2/6, 5/-, 1904-09 to £1 Trinidad inc 1894 'OS' 2½d bright-blue, Turks & Caicos 1867 1d dull robe SG 1 UN, 1887 1d crimson-lake M, St Lucia 1985 Birds 1985 Youth Year sets in imperf prs MUH, St Kitts 1985 400th Anniv Francis Drake in imperf pr MUH, St Vincent 1985 Flower Mills set in imperf prs MUH. Various other a nice mixed lot with plenty to offer. Condition of some bit mixed, generally F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £3000 = $5500. (2300+).SOLD at A$400
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British Europe & Africa: 1885-1970s collection on hagners in binder & slipcase inc South Africa. 1935 KGV Silver Jubilee set, horiz bilingual prs. Basutoland 1938 KGVI Crocodile to 2/-. Basutoland 1935 Silver Jubilee set. Bechuanaland 1935 Silver Jubilee set. Gambia 1935 Silver Jubilee set & 1948 Silver Wedding set. Gold Coast 1935 Silver Jubilee. KUT 1938 KGVI Pics to 5/-. Nigeria 1938 KGVI Pics to 2/6. North & South Rhodesia. 1935 Silver Jubilee sets. Nyasaland 1953 QEII Pics to 1/-. Somaliland 1942 KGVI Map & back to 1R. Cyprus 1935 Silver Jubilee set. Gibraltar 1931 KGV The Rock set. 1935 Silver Jubilee set. Malta 1935 Silver Jubilee set. All diff. Mostly F-VF M/MUH/U. SG car £1400+ = A$2500+. (1100)AVAILABLE at A$300
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Ceylon: 1857-1980s collection on hagners in binder. 1857-64 QV to 5d imperf. 1861-70 QV to 2/- perf. 1866-68 QV 1d & 3d. 1872-99 QV to 2R50. 1885 Surch to Thirty Cents on 36c & 56c on 96c. 1903-11 KEVII to 5R. 1912-32 KGV to 10R. 1935-36 KGV Pic set to 1R. 1935 Silver Jubilee set. 1938-49 KGVI Pic set to 5R, plus perfs inc M & U. 1951-54 Pics to 10R. Mostly F-VF M/MUH/U, sl mixed earlies. SG cat £2300+ = A$4300+. (1100) (P)AVAILABLE at A$450
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French Colonies & post-Independence countries. Extensive 1880s- 1980s in 2 thick s/books sometimes with many extras inc rare or useful items sighted, with Cilicia 1919-20 opt selection M/U, French PO in China 1894-1903 inc 1894 to 1Fr, 5Fr U. Indo China inc 1892 25c, 5F M. Annam & Tonkin 1888 5 on 10c FU, French India inc 1903 4.40/50c SG 23 M (cat £600), French Oceania 1892 P&C to 25c (2) U. French Polynesia 1958-82 M/U, French Guinea inc 1892 40c SG 17 (cat £140), 1892 75c FU, French Morocco 1902-56 inc 1902 10c, 20c M, 1914 Protectorate inc 40c M, 1938 Child Welfare set M/MLH, 1951 Le Clerc imperf MUH, 1950 5F Lyautry, 1974 Alfred Favre strip of 3 MUH, St Pierre inc 1912 Surch 05/15c (18), 10c/40c (15), 10c/50c Birds 250F, 300F in sheetlets of 10, Pos in Turkish Empire 1885-1921 inc 1886 Surch to 2Pi/50c, 1921 to 75Pi/5Fr G/F U, Tahiti 1893 15c FU, Pos in Zanzibar 1897 2½+25 on ½a FU (cat £250). Also Manchukuo 1934-37 Def selection inc 1937 39F Air (20 MUH) in blks & others largely MUH. Extensive post-Independence Pics/Commems inc Congo, Cameroon, Rwanda, Niger, Gabon with many good thematic sets. Some mixed condition as always. A strong collection. SG cat £5300 = A$9500. (2000, 39 M/sheets)AVAILABLE at A$900
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Huge deceased estate mess Part 11: British Caribbean collection in large s/book inc Bahamas QV to 1/-, WWI era War Tax opts, 1937 KGVI set to £1 M (cat £150), Prince Edward Is 1860s QV Sidefaces (5) to 12c (cat £65). St Kitts-Nevis 1948 KGVI SW set & St Kitts 1952 KGVI set of 12 to $4.80. 1981 Royal Wedding Crown Agents Omnibus collection near comp inc sets in gutter prs in ornate SG illustrated album. Cook Is 1980 Corals set of 77 to $10 fresh MUH (SG cat £100) plus Christmas/Easter collections M/sheets (20) 1972-81, others (12) for Niue & Penrhyn all MUH, plus other British Commonwealth M/sheets (30) MUH or CTO all in 45 hagner sheets. Also small Monaco collection inc 1885 Prince Charles 1c (2), 2c & 40c M (cat £250) & 1961 Cars set blks of 10 VF CTO (SG cat £230). Medium carton.SOLD at A$275
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Japan: 1873-1930s Telegraphs & Revenues on pgs. Telegraphs 1885- 88 to 25s. Revenues inc General Revenues 1873-74 to 10s. 1883 to 50s. Judicial 1884 Justice to 10Y. 1876 Almanac stamp General Duty 1898 to 10Y. Also Revenues for Medicine & Registration Tax. Mostly F-VF U. Interesting lot. (72)AVAILABLE at A$70
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Malaya - Labuan: 1883-1904 Collection inc 1883 QV 2c, wmk crown CA. 1885 Surch '2 Cents' on 16c. 1885 diag 2 Cents surch on 8c (2 diff angles of opt). 1892-3 QV to 40c, plus 1894 Litho to 40c. 1894-96 Pic set to 24c, 1896 Arms 25c & $1. 1896 Jubilee opt to 8c. 1897-1901 Pics to 18c. 1899 Large 4 Cents opt to $1. 1900-02 Pics to 16c. 1902-03 Crown to $1. 1904 4 Cents opt set to $1. 1901 Postage Due to 24c. F-VF M/U. SG cat £1350+ = A$2500+. (87)SOLD at A$230
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Malta 1885-1980s collection with QV (12), KEVII/Pics (£200+), KGV to 1/- (£130), 1922 Self Govt opts, Allegorical to 10/- (£210), 1938 KGVI pic set (£75), Self Govt opt set (£90), plus some opt varieties, 1956 QEII Pic set (£130), to 1966, a few later, 1922 Postage Due sets etc (£100). F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £1400 = A$2500. (580)AVAILABLE at A$325
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Monaco: 1885-1997 Collection in 2 good condition Davo hingeless albums, with 1885 Princes M/U to 25c (SG cat £870), 1891-1921 Princes M/U to 1Fr (£425), 1922 Pictorials to 10Fr (£190), 1924-33 Defs to 10Fr (£110), 1926-31 surch set, 1930s-40s Defs to 20Fr (£750), 1940 Red Cross opt set (£200), very near comp to 1969, sparse 1970s, 1980s about 50% comp, then sparse 1990s. Has lots of pre-cancels, plus good range of M/Sheets inc 1938 Fete (£100) etc. Mostly F-VF M/MUH, scattered U. SG cat £6000+ = A$11,000. (1800+)SOLD at A$800
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Romania: Collection 1866-1960s in s/book & on hagners with 1872-80 Prince 5b olive (9), 10b blue (7), 10b rose (5), 15b (7) & others, 1885-86 Kings with diff perfs, shades. 1906 Welfare sets CTO (3 sets) SG 481-84, plus extras, other 1906 Welfare set, 1907 Welfare set (5), 1906 25th Anniv part set M/F U with many extras, 1906 40 Years Rule set with many extras inc 2L (9 M/MLH), various pre-WWII & post-war extensive sets mostly CTO inc 1956 Wildlife set CTO & others. Generally F-VF. SG cat £1800 = A$3250+. (1150)AVAILABLE at A$180
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South Africa, Provinces, & SWA: 1855-2000 collection on hagners in 2 binders. SA 1913-24 KGV to 5/- inc 1½d tete-beche gutter pr, plus coil set to 2d. 1925 1st Airmail set. 1933-46 Orange Tree 6d horiz pr variety 'molehill flaw'. 1935 Voortrekker set horiz prs. 1939 Huguenot set horiz prs. 1941-43 War Effort set in prs. 1943-44 War Bantam set in prs or strips. 1954 Animal set to 10/-. 1961 decimal Animal set to R1. 1961 Pic Def set to R1. 1974 Pic Def set to R1. 1977 Protea set to R2. 1982-88 Buildings set to R2. SWA inc 1941-42 War Effort set to 1/3 in prs & 1943-44 Bantam War set in prs or strips. 1939 Huguenot set in prs. 1973 Succulents Def set to R1. Provinces inc Cape of Good Hope with 1855-63 triangle 4d (2). 1864-98 Hope Seated to 5/- inc Surch & wmks. Griqualand West 1877-79 G opt Hope Seated to 1/-. Natal from 1860s inc QV 1870s-90s to 1/-. 1903-09 KEVII to 1/-. Transvaal from 1885 Arms to £5. 1900 VRI opt Arms to 1/- inc 1d VRI & ½d ERI opt inverted. 1902-09 KEVII to 1/- inc blks & plate blks. Mostly F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £2000+ = A$3600+. (1925 + 6 M/S)AVAILABLE at A$350
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1885-1904 QV 10/- bi-colour Stamp Duty Postage group (8) with 1885 blued paper opt in blue, variety 'opt shifted 5mm down covering Ten Shillings instead of Stamp Duty' (SG 241(var) cat £70+ as normal). 1894 violet & claret (2) VFM (cat £325) & VFU (£60). 1903 violet & aniline-crimson (3, £165) inc CTO Sydney 1910, 1904 violet & rosine FU (£55), opt OS, with Specimen opt, MUH cat £110 x2 = £220). Also 5/- opt Postage in blk (rounded cnr) with NSW pmk & £1 opt Postage in blue, 1890s reprint. Total SG cat £1050 plus extra for the £1 est £200 = £1250. (10) (P)AVAILABLE at A$500
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1885-86 POSTAGE opt QV 5/- lilac & green perf 12x10 opt REPRINT. Superb fresh MUH. SG 238b(R) cat £800 as normal. (P)AVAILABLE at A$100
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Railways: 1885 imperf PROOF set ½d to 2/-, the ½d in black, others issued colours, on no wmk paper (note 4d proofs unknown so this is a full set). VF UN as made, all 4 huge margins. Elsmore cat $1070. (9). (P)SOLD at A$750
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Railways: 1885-1977 collection with 1885 'VR' type set ½d to 2/- plus extras, all with 'SAR' cds (Elsmore cat $209), plus ½d to 1/- with m/s cancels, 1/- with Wolseley squared circle PO pmk ($200) plus 3d with 'WCR' perfin ($150), 1d with 'Spencer St' Melb cancel. 1907? VR rouletted 1d, 3d & 6d, 1921 'GR' cnrs 1d to 1/- ($265). Then numeral types green 'plaid' on blue (9, $410) to 2/- & 'chain-link' (4, $160) to 1/-, 1934 red numbers on diff paper shades (14, $280) to 1/-, 1938 on white paper (24, $365) to 10/-, 1963 new lettering (4, $200), plus 'Steamranger' reprint set of 4, 1966 Decimals (29), 1977 'STA' (4) to $2. Also some 1960s? Parcel & Newspaper Parcel tickets (5) & Luggage Tickets bicolour (8), red (3) & pink (shades) (17). Mostly F-VF U/UN. Elsmore cat $2370++ plus premium for unusual usages plus all the scarce tickets etc. (153). (P)SOLD at A$2200
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1850-96 issues collection of 1891 Official Reprints all opt reprint in italics. 1850-54 QV Halflength set 1d, 2d & 3d (2 shades) plus 3d perf. 1852 Queen on Throne 2d. 1856 Queen on Throne 1d & 1858 6d imperf. 1859 QV 1/-. 1860-66 QV Beaded Oval 3d & 4d. 1861 QV 1d & 1862-64 6d black. 1863-73 QV Laureate to 5/- inc 8d orange & 10d grey. 1873-87 QV range to 2/- blue on green. 1884-96 QV Stamp Duty 1d green & brown. 1885-95 QV Stamp Duty to 1/-. All diff. Mostly F-VF M/UN. SG cat £18000+ for normals. (40) (P)AVAILABLE at A$400
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1885-93 Swan 5d bistre, IMPERF blk of 4, wmk crown CA, from DLR archive imprimatur sheet. Superb fresh MUH, bottom marginal with all 4 margins. SG 99(p). Rare as only 1 sheet recorded. (P)AVAILABLE at A$400
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1859-1911 Swans Mint collection inc 1854 Swan 1d black. 1854-55 Swan 4d & 1/- plus 1/- vert pr. 1860-64 Swan 2d & 6d imperf. 1861 Swan 1d & 6d wmk swan, rough perf plus 2d, perf 14. 1863-64 Swan 1d, both shades. 1864-76 Swan 1/- bright green, wmk Crown CC. 1884 ½d on 1d. 1885 1d on 3d. 1893 One Penny on 3d & 1895 Half Penny on 3d. 1888 Swan 2d grey, h/s SPECIMEN. 1902-11 Swan 5d, wmk V/Crown, perf 12½. Also Portal Fiscals inc 1893 1d & 3d wmk CA & Crown & 1897 3d & 6d, wmk W Crown A. Most F-VF M/UN/MUH, some cleaned or waxed condition. SG cat £13,500+ = A$25,000+. (27). (P)SOLD at A$1500
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1885-87 British Bechuanaland opt ½d grey-black CGH, error opt double (lake & black). F-VF MLH, centring as always. SG 1b cat £750. Rare genuine as only 1 pane printed. 1979 BPA photo-cert. (P)AVAILABLE at A$600
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Bechuanaland: 1885-1935 collection inc 1885-87 opt Cape Hope 1d. 1888 QV to 1/- plus shades. 1891-1904 opt QV GB set to 1/-. 1897-1902 Protectorate opt QV GB to 4d. 1913-24 KGV to 3d. 1932 KGV Cattle to 2/6. 1935 Silver Jubilee set. All diff inc shades. Most F-VF U. SG cat £358+. (55).SOLD at A$120
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Hong Kong: 1862-1900 QV collection inc 1862-63 No wmk set to 96c. 1863-71 range to 96c, wmk Crown CC, plus shades & pmks. 1876-77 Surch 16c on 18c & 28c on 30c. 1877 16c yellow. 1880 Surch set 5c on 8c - 10c on 24c. 1880 New Colours set to 48c. 1885 Surch 20c on 30c - $1 on 96c. 1891 Surch 7c on 10c & 14c on 30c plus Antique 'T' varieties. 1891 surch set to $1 on 96c with Chinese characters. 1882-96 wmk Crown CA selection to 30c. Mostly G-VFU, some mixed. SG cat £3600+ = A$6500+. (80). (P)AVAILABLE at A$800
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Malta: 1885-1935 collection inc 1885-90 QV set to 1/- plus shades. 1886 QV 5/- 1902-14 KEVII to 1/-. 1914-21 KGV to 1/- plus shades. 1922 Self Govt opt to 2½d. 1922-26 Allegorical Figure to 2/ & 1926 POSTAGE opt to 10/-. 1926-27 KV Pic to 2/-. 1928 opt KGV Pic to 1/- & 1930 Postage & Revenue KGV Pic to 3/-. Most F-VF U. SG cat £770+. (118). (P)AVAILABLE at A$200
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British Middle East & North Africa: 1885-1936 collection. Morocco Agencies 1886-87 Gibraltar QV 1d with Tangier pmk, 1898-1900 opt Gibraltar QV to 25c, 1914-36 KGVI to 1/-. Spanish Currency 1907-12 KEVII to 1 Peseta. French Currency 1914-31 KGV Seahorse to 3Fr. Palestine 1918 EEF to 2Pi. 1920-21 'PALESTINE' opt to 5Pi. 1921-22 'PALESTINE' sans-serif opt to 2Pi plus wmks. 1927-45 Pictorial to 200m & 1932-44 set to £1. 1923 Postage Due to 4m & 1924-44 to 5Pi. British Levant 1885-88 QV 80pa & 12Pi. 1887-96 opt QV set to 4Pi on 10d. Most G-VF U. SG cat £380+. (230)AVAILABLE at A$100
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St Kitts Nevis & St Christopher: 1862-1935 collection Nevis 1862 Medicinal Springs 1/- plus 1871-78 4d, lithographed. 1879-90 QV 1d & 4d. St Christopher. 1870-82 QV to 6d & 1882-90 to 4d. 1885 opt Postal Fiscal 1/-. St Kitts Nevis 1903-18 Columbus & Medicinal Springs to 2/6. 1920-29 KGV Pic to 2/-. 1923 Tercent to 3d. 1935 Silver Jubilee set. All diff inc shades. Most G-VF U, some mixed. SG cat £500+. (40).AVAILABLE at A$130
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St Vincent: 1861-1935 collection inc 1861-62 QV 1d & 6d. 1862-68 QV 1/- grey plus 1869 1/- indigo. 1872-75 New Colours to 1/- rose. 1875-78 QV to 1/-. 1881 QV set to 4d & 1885-93 to 1/-. 1902-11 KEVII to 2/-. 1907-11 Peace & Justice to 3d. 1913-17 KGV to 1/- plus shades. 1935 Silver Jubilee 1d-2½d. Most G-VF U, some mixed. SG cat £900+. (94) (P)AVAILABLE at A$240
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Sierra Leone: 1884-1935 collection inc 1884-91 QV to 1/-. 1885-96 QV 6d. 1903-05 KEVII to 3d & 1907-12 New Colours to 6d. 1912-21 KGV Elephant to 2/- plus 1921-27 to 2/-. 1932 KGV Palm Trees to 1/-. 1933 Wilberforce to 1/-. Most G-VF U. SG cat £220+. (85)SOLD at A$70
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Trinidad & Tobago: 1860-1935 collection Trinidad 1860-80 Britannia to 1/- plus shades & perfs. 1879-82 Surch ½d & 1d plus 1d diag bisect on piece. 1883-94 QV to 1/-. 1896-1906 Britannia to £1 (10/- & £1 F/C). 1904-09 Britannia to 1/-. 1885-1923 Postage Due to 1/- plus wmks. Tobago 1882-96 QV to 4d plus 1896 Surch ½d on 4d. Trinidad & Tobago 1913-23 Britannia to 6d plus shades.1915-18 War Tax & Cross opt selection. 1922-28 KGV Britannia to 1/-. 1935-37 Pictorial set to 72c plus perfs. 1935 Silver Jubilee to 24c. Mostly G-VFU, couple F/C. SG cat £1400+ = A$2500+. (147).AVAILABLE at A$300
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1866-1900 QV collection inc 1866-68 3d perf 12½ plus 1d & shades & 3d, perf 14. 1872-80 2c-96c plus shades & 4c perf 14x12½,. 1882 Surch set 16c on 24c & 20c on 64c. 1883-90 2c-8c & 20c on 64c. 1883-90 2c-8c, wmk Crown CA. 1885Surch range to 20c on 24c. 1885 Surch set to 1R12 on 2R50. 1886-87 5c-1R12. 1888-90 2c on 4c selection of types. 1893-99 3c-2R50 plus shades. 1898-99 Surch set to 2R25c. 1895 On Service opt set to 1R12c. All diff plus shades & perfs etc. Mostly G-VF U. SG cat £3100+ = A$5600+. (97) (P)AVAILABLE at A$700
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1876-1920 Valuable Colonies & POs collection inc Congo 1891-92 opt Commerce 5c on 1c, 5c on 15c & 10c on 40c. 1891-92 vert opt Commerce set 5c, 10c & 15c on 25c. 1892 opt Postage Due 5c on 30c. 1900-04 Pic Def to 5Fr. Benin 1892-94 BENIN h/s 5c & 10c plus 1892 Surch 75c on 15c. Dahomey 1906-07 Faidherbe, Palm & Balay to 5Fr. Guiana 1886 0.05 on 5c PRC, imperf. 1887 0f20 on 35c. 1887 0f20 on 30c Ceres. 1892 P&C imperf 40c. 1892-1904 Tablets to 2Fr. Guinea 1892-1900 Tablet to 1Fr. India 1903 0.05 on 25c, 0.10 on 25c, 0.15 on 25c. Tahiti 1893 diag opt Commerce vals to 75c. 1893 '1893 TAHITI' opt vals to 1Fr. Obock 1892 curved opt vals to 25c. 1892 straight opt vals to 1Fr. 1893 triangle 2Fr & 5Fr. 1892 Postage Due vals to 20c. Djibouti 1893 DJ opt 5c & diag opt 25c on 2c & 1Fr on 5Fr Triangle. 1902 Surch 10c on 10Fr. Somali Coast 1902-03 Pic set to Fr. Gabon 1886 GAB 5 on 20c & 10 on 20. 1888-89 25 on 5c. 1889 Postage Due 15 on 5c. 1889 typeset 15c & 25c. Guadeloupe 1876-74 typeset Postage Due 15c & 30c. 1884 typeset Postage Due to 50c. 1884 CPE opt 20 on 30c & 25 on 35c imperf P & C. 1891 opt Ceres 30c. Cochin China 1886-87 Surch 5 on 25, 5c on 25 & 5 on 2c. Annam & Tonkin 1888. A&T opt to 10c. Indo-China 1889 5 on 35c, red opt. 1904-06 Grasset set to 10Fr. Indo-China PO in China good coverage inc Canton 1901 opt P&C vals to 1Fr, 1903-04 opt vals to 5Fr. Yunnanfu 1903-04 opt Tablet vals to 5Fr. 1908 Grasset vals to 10Fr. Madagascar 1889-91 Surch Commerce selection to 25c on 10c. 1895 opt P&C vals to 1Fr. 1891 typeset vals to 5Fr. Diego 1890 Surch to 15 on 25c. 1890 type-set set to 25c. 1891 type-set 5c. Madagascar 1896-99 Tablet set to 1Fr. Martinique 1886 5 on 20c Commerce. 1888-91 opt Commerce vals to 15 on 75c. New Caledonia 1881-84 opt dec to 25c on 75c, imperf. 1892 Tablet to 1Fr. Reunion 1885-86 opt Eagle 5c on 40c & 25c on 40c. Napoleon 5c on 3c. Tunisia 1888 Arms to 75c, 1888-98 Arms to 5Fr plus 'T' Perfin to 5Fr. Mostly F-VF M/U, overall well above average condition. Only the odd doubtful item & very many stamps signed by various French experts. Yv cat €44,000+ = A$78,000+. Many really scarce items present. (1470) (P)AVAILABLE at A$10000
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1885 '1 DOLLAR' opt QV 96c pale grey-olive. VF MLH (almost MUH). SG 42 cat £750. Rare mint. (P)AVAILABLE at A$550
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Gwalior: 1885-97 GWALIOR opt QV 2R carmine & yellow-brown, variety 'small G in GWALIOR'. VF U. SG 35a cat £275. Rare (P)AVAILABLE at A$190
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Gwalior: 1885-97 GWALIOR opt QV 3R brown & green, variety 'small G in GWALIOR'. VF U. SG 36a cat £300. Rare. (P)AVAILABLE at A$210
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Gwalior: 1885-97 GWALIOR opt QV 5R ultramarine & violet, variety 'small G in GWALIOR'. VF U. SG 37a cat £375. Rare. (P)AVAILABLE at A$300
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1863-1951 Mint collection with 1863 QV ½d, 1885 1d & 1/-, plus 5/- UN, KEVII to 5/- (SG cat £155), 1914-22 KGV to 5/- (cheapest cat £230), 1922 Self Govt opts to 2/6 (£135), Allegorical comp to 10/- (£185), 1926 Postage opt set ex 2/- (£75), KGV/Pics to 3/-, Postage & Revenue opts (11) to 10/-, 1930 comp to 5/- (£170), 1935 Jubilee, 1938 KGVI Pic set (£75) & the 3 Commem sets to 1951. Mostly F-VF M/MUH. SG cat £1560. (153) (P)AVAILABLE at A$500
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Monaco: 1885-1972 collection with 1885 Prince to 15c M/U (SG cat £235), 1891-1921 Prince (£300), 1919-24 range (£455), 1924-33 to 10Fr (£110), 1933-39 Defs to 3Fr (£230), 1937 Views & prince set (£190), 'Postes' opt Dues (13), 1939-41 set, 1939 Relief set MUH (£325), 1940 Red Cross opt set (£200), 1946-49 Airmail to 500Fr (£195), 1946 Postage Due set (£95), 1948 Olympics (£130), Bosio set (£150), 1948-59 Defs new colours (£330), 1951 Holy Year (£120), 1953 Postage Dues tete-beche prs (2 sets, £260), 1956 opt Dues tete-beche prs (2 sets, £340), 1959-60 Royal Couple both sets (£200) etc to 1972. Appears 99.9% comp from 1938. VF M/MUH with less than 20 U. Sg cat £5300+ = A$10,000. (1070) (P)SOLD at A$850
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Azores: 1885 Tobacco Tax (Imposto de Tabaco) bands to wrap around cigarette or cigar boxes (30x 210-75mm), 3R blue, 10R brown, 20R orange & 100R black. Unissued. F-VF UN. Very rare. (4) (P)AVAILABLE at A$130
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1885 Suakin Expedition usage of QV Military Telegraph 3d lilac & brown horiz pr. VFU, on piece with violet 'Field Telegraph SK 10 APR 1885 No 16' cds. SG MT2 cat £400. Very rare. (P)SOLD at A$700
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1885 Suakin Expedition usage of QV Military Telegraph 3d lilac & brown, blk of 4. VFU, violet 'Field Telegraph SK 28 MAR 1885' cds. SG MT2 cat £800. Extremely rare multiple. (P)SOLD at A$500
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1885 Suakin Expedition usage of QV Military Telegraph 6d lilac & green. VF U, on piece with violet 'Field Telegraph No 16 SK 21 APR 1885' cds. SG MT3 cat £200+ plus premium for such piece. Very rare. 2006 Ceremuga photo-certificate. (P)SOLD at A$300
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1885 Suakin Expedition usage of QV Military Telegraph 6d lilac & green. VFU, on part telegraph form with 2 violet 'Field Telegraph SK 19 APR 188 No 16' cds. SG MT3 cat £200+ plus premium for such piece. Very rare. (P)SOLD at A$400