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1885
Railways: 1985 Thirlmere Railway $1.50 Letter Stamp in 2 diff M/Sheets of 4 diff train stamps in uncut sheet of 8 M/S. VF fresh MUH, margin flts at LL cnr. (32 stamps in 8 M/S)
  A$40
(US$28)
(€25)
(£21)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£37)
A$
363
Western Australia: 1854-1912 Neatly set out collection inc 1854 1d black VFU full margins, SG1 cat £300, 1881 ½d on 1d SG90 M, 1885 wmk CA 2d, 2½d, 6d, 1/- M, 1888 wmk CA sideways 4d red-brown SG105 M, 1898 wm WA/crown inc 2d M, 6d (3 G/FU inc 2 perf OS), 1/- (4 G/FU inc 2 perf OS), 1902 wmk V over crown 9d, 2/-, 2/6 M/LH, also 2/- ( 2 G/FU), 10/- FU, 1905-12 wmk crown over A inc 8d M, others to 5/- G/FU Postal Fiscals inc 1893 1/- GU, 1897 WA/crown 1d M, 3d, 6d FU. Small selection of Revenues inc 1951-65 to 2/6 GU. Few others, mostly F-VF SG cat £1600+. (169). (P)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£318)
A$
364
Western Australia: 1854-1907 Collection inc 1854 Swan 1d black. 1859-55 Swan 4d & 1/-, imperf. 1857-59 Swan litho 2d & 6d. 1860-64 Swan 2d, 4d & 6d imperf. 1861 Swan 1d, 2d & 6d, wmk Swan. 1863-64 Swan 1d & 6d, no wmk. 1864-79 Swan 1d to 1/-, plus 1/- shade, wmk crown CC, perf 12½. 1871 Swan 3d, wmk crown CC. 1874 Surch ONE PENNY on 2d. 1876-81 1d-6d, wmk crown CC, perf 14. 1882-85 Vals to 6d, wmk crown CA. 1882 3d, wmk crown CA. 1884 Surch ½ on 1d. 1885 Surch 1d on 3d. 1885-93 Swan set to 1/-, wmk crown CA. 1888 Swan set 1d, 2d & 4d. 1893 1d on 3d & ½d on 3d, plus ½d on 3d, opt in red & green. 1898-1907 1d, 2d & 2½d. 1893 Coolgardie Bicycle Local Post set 1/- & 2/6. 1879 QV Telegraph 1d. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/UN/U, some mixed. SG cat £3500+ = A$6300+. (51) (P)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
  A$1300
(US$897)
(€806)
(£689)
A$
369
1850s-1920s collection in green ideal album. British Empire - Bahamas inc 1863 1d carmine-lake (aniline) UN. Gambia 1869 6d FU, 1886 to 1/- M/MLH. Gold Coast 1876 wmk CC ½d olive-yellow UN, Great Britain 1841 to KGV, Ireland inc 1922 opts to 1/- M/MLH, Labuan inc 1882-83 to 40c G-FU, 1894 to 24c M/MLH, British Honduras inc 1872 1d pale-blue UN, British Somaliland 1904 3r G-FU. Cook Is 1893-1913 to 1/- M/MLH, Malta 1885 2d, 2½d MLH, Mauritius inc 1854 (4d) green GU. 1883-91 Surcharge range inc 1891 2c/38c with Inverted opt SG 121a cat £1300 UN. Newfoundland inc 1865 2c, 1865 10c GU, Rhodesia inc 1905 Waterfalls inc 5d, 1910 Double Heads to 6d, 1913 Admirals to 2/- G-FU, Malaysia inc 1912 KGV to $5 G-FU. Tonga selection inc Officials 1893 'GFB' opt 1d, 2d UN, 1893 surch inc ½d, 2½d, 10d UN, Trinidad inc 1851 (1d) GU, Foreign range with useful selections of Central & Sth America inc Chile 1861 1c yellow UN, Colombia inc 1861 10c, 1p G-FU, Uruguay inc 1840 240r GU, Europe selections inc Belgium 1850 10c & 20c Imperf, France inc Ceres/Napoleon/Peace & Commerce selection, French Colonies inc PO in Turkish Empire, Reunion & others G-FU. Greece inc 1896 Olympics to 1d G-FU, Luxemburg inc 1859 imperfs inc 12½c, 37½c, 1865-75 roulette to 20c, 1882 to 1F G-FU & others. Monaco inc 1883 1c, 2c, 5c UN, 25c GU, Thailand inc 1890 surcharge 1att/12a, 2att/64a (2) M, various others. Condition is generally double average for this type of collection. Some mixed condition but majority F-VF. Album GC. Est cat £10,000 = A$18,000. (1450+)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
  A$1200
(US$828)
(€744)
(£636)
A$
371
1850s-1930s Foreign Countries L-Z collection in red 'New Ideal' album with useful French Colonies inc Martinique 1887-1945, inc 1925 05 on 1c var Inv opt MLH, Morocco Agencies 1911-1940 inc 1935 5F Memorial M, New Caledonia inc 1928 Pic to 3F G-FU, Reunion St Pierre, Senegal 1892-1940 inc 1925 & 1935 Pictorials part sets M/U, Syria inc 1920 opts, Tunisia 1888 to 1930s inc 1926 Pics part sets, other foreign inc Portugal 19th Cent to 1926 inc 1912 Ceres to 2E G-FU, Rumania inc 1872-79 to 50b, 1885 to 50b, Sweden from 1858 inc 1872 to 30o, 1874 Officials to 1k G-FU, Thailand 1883 to 1912 inc SG 1-3 M/MUH, 1887 to 64a FU, 1899 to 24a, 1905 to 1t, 1912 to 5b G-FU, Serbia 1869 to 1915 M/U, Turkey 1876-1920 & many others. Some mixed condition but mostly F-VF. Cat £2200 = A$4000. (2620)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
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$621)
(€558)
(£477)
A$
380
1885-1970s Diverse Consignment inc Transvaal 1880-1910 on pages (390, SG cat £600), Serbia WWI forgeries of 10pa Postage Due in diff colours/papers (8), Railway Parcel Cards 1950s Belgium (125) with range of Railway Stamps & 1980-83 West Germany (75) with range of diff postage stamps to 500Mk multiples. Gilbert & Ellice large blks & part sheets MUH inc 1946 Victory (60 sets), 1972 Anniv 35c (100), Wedding Jubilee (40 sets), 1968 Defs 1c-15c, plus 35c up to 50+ of ea etc. Hungary large blks & sheets inc 1916-19 Harvesters (500) inc 10f red & 45f red sheets of 100, Parliament 95f (190) & 75f (59), 'Koztarsasag' opt Harvesters or 'Karl & Zita' (900+) inc sheets of 100 of 4f, 5f & Karl 15f (3 sheets) mostly VF fresh MUH. (2400 stamps, 200 cards)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
A$
433
British Commonwealth: Collection 1867-1960s in 2 albums. Pitcairn Is 1940-51 KGV Pic to 1/-. Gilbert Is 1939-55 KGVI Pic set to 5/-. 1965 Pic set to £1, plus 1966 decimal Surch set to $2. Grenada 1938-50 KGVI Ship set to 10/-. Hong Kong 1954-62 QEII to $10. Prince Edward Is 1867-68 QV 2d, 3d & 4d. 1872 QV to 12c. Sth Africa 1938 Voortrekker set in prs. 1939 Huguenot set in prs. 1941 War Effort set in prs. 1959 Animals to 10/-. SWA 1938 Voortrekker set in prs. 1939 Huguenot set in prs. Sthn Rhodesia 1937 KGVI set to 5/-. Trinidad 1885-1906 Postage Due range to 1/-. Turks Is 1950 KGVI Pic set to 10/-. Christmas Is 1968-70 Fish set to $1. Norfolk Is 1947-59 Ball Bay to 2/-. 1960-62 Pic Def set to 10/-. 1970-71 Bird set to $1. Mostly F-VF M/U. SG cat £4000+ = A$7200+. (1800)
  A$375
(US$259)
(€233)
(£199)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
445
British Empire: 1887-1960s Collections/accumulations in s/books. Ceylon Mint collection inc 1887 QV 1R12. 1885 Surch 1R12 on 2R50 (SG cat £110). 1888-90 2 Cents opt QV 4c, error opt INVERTED (£200). 1893-99 QV 2R50. 1899-1900 QV 1R50 & 2R25. 1903-05 KEVII vals to 2R25. 1935-36 KGV Pic set to 1R. 1930-49 KGVI Pic vals to 2R. Bahamas Mint collection inc 1935-52 KGVI set to £1 plus shades, 1912-37 KGV vals to 5/-. 1965 QEII Pic set to £1. 1967-71 Decimal Def set to $3. 1947 300th Anniv set to £1. 1929 300th Anniv vals to 3/-. 1942 Columbus opt set to £1. Falklands Dependencies 1946-49 KGVI thin Map set to 1/- (£100). 1954-62 QEII Ship set to £1 (£225). Falklands 1938-52 KGVI 1/- to £1 Used. Aden 1951 Surch vals to 10/-. 1953-63 QEII Pic vals to 20/-. SWA 1931 Pic prs vals to 20/-. 1954 Pic to 10/-. 1961-63 Dec Def set to R1. KUT 1941-42 opt South Africa set to 1/- in blks of 4. SA 1943-44 Bantam Postage Due set in strips of 3. Most F-VF M/MUH/U, 90% being M/MUH. SG cat £3500+ = A$6300+. (1450)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
  A$1500
(US$1035)
(€930)
(£795)
A$
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$242)
(€217)
(£186)
A$
522
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$1800+. (30). (P)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
547
Finland: 1858-97 Classic collection. 1858 Oval Arms 5k. 1860 Arms Serpentine roulette 5k & 10k. 1866-71 Arms Serpentine roulette to 1Mk inc shades. 1875-84 Arms to 32p, perf 11 & to 1Mk, perf 12½. 1885 New Colours to 1Mk. 1889-95 Arms to 10M, plus shades. 1891-97 Russian Arms to 7R. All diff inc shades. Most G-VF U, 3M, some mixed. SG cat £9400+ = A$17,000+. (59). (P)
  A$750
(US$518)
(€465)
(£398)
  A$1000
(US$690)
(€620)
(£530)
A$
555
French Colonies: 1870s-1950s Mint/MUH ranges on s/cards in box with big quantity to sort, inc Morocco 1914 Protectorate opt Blanc, Merson & Mouchon to 50c. Middle Congo 1933 Postage Due set to 3Fr. St Pierre & Miquelon 1934 Cartier opt set to 5Fr. Madagascar 1943 France Libre opt to 2Fr. New Hebrides 1953 Sailing Canoe set to 5Fr. New Caledonia 1891 10c P&C 40c imperf opt inverted. Tahiti 1893 opt Commerce 15c. 1903 opt P&C set to 40c. Djibouti 1894-1902 Pictorial to 50c. 1903 Camel & Tribesman to 1Fr Reunion 1901 surch to 1Fr. Madagascar 1894 opt P&C to 75c. 1902 Surch to 15 on 1Fr. 1896-99 Tablet to 5Fr. Fr Morocco 1891-1900 opt P&C 5c & 20c. Tangier 1928 Air opt set to 5Fr. Martinique 1903 Parcel Post opt 5Fr on 60c Postage Due (SG cat £600). Alexandria 1927-28 Mouchon 50m, 100m & 200m, Middle Congo 1930 Postage Due set to 3Fr. Reunion 1885-86 5cR opt P&C 30c imperf, plus Ceres 50c. Indo China 18912-1900 Tablet to50c. Vathy 1893-1900 opt P&C to 2Fr. Guadeloupe from 1884 inc 1884 GPE 25 on 35c. 1889 Surch 3 on 20c & 25 on 20c. 1903 G&D opt to 1Fr. Cameroon. 1940 opt to 2Fr25. Also Monaco from 1885 Prince Charles 1c, 2c & 5c. 1891-1921 Prince Albert to 5Fr 1919 War Fund to 25c. 1927 Baptism set. 1937-38 opt Postage Due set to 2Fr. Mostly VF M/MUH with approximately 80% being VF fresh MUH. SG cat £14,000+ for M, MUH should be at least double, so est £25,000+= A$46,000 for this lot. Impressive & valuable lot! (4600). (P)
  A$3500
(US$2415)
(€2170)
(£1855)
  A$5000
(US$3450)
(€3100)
(£2650)
A$
563
French Colonies - Reunion: 1852-1905 Classics inc 1852 Typeset 15c (cat £28,000 but no cert, probably a reprint). 1885-86 Eagle opt '5c R' & '25c R' on 40c. 1885-86 Emperor '5c R' on 30c, plus shade. 1885-86 Ceres '5c R' on 40c, plus shade, 1885-86 P&C 'R' opt set 5c/30c, 5c/40c, 10c/40c & 20c/30c, imperf. 1891 'Reunion' diag opt Ceres 80c, P&C 30c, 40c, 1Fr imperf. 1891 'Reunion' diag opt Commerce to 1Fr, plus 5c setenant pr right stamp opt INVERTED, 10c & 15c opt INVERTED. 1891 '02c' & '15c' surch commerce 20c. 1891 '2' opt Commerce 20c inc types. 1892-1905 Tablet to 1Fr inc New Colours. 1894 '2c' opt Commerce 20c inc types. 1889-92 Postage Dues Typeset to 30c. 1890-1903 Parcel Post 10c with blue frame. All diff inc shades & types. Most G-VF M/UN/U, some mixed condition. SG cat £4000+ = A$7200+, the 1852 Typeset not counted. (65). (P)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£318)
  A$800
(US$552)
(€496)
(£424)
A$
608
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).
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
617
Hong Kong: 1863-1962 Collection on pgs. 1863-71 QV to 96c, wmk crown CC, plus shades. 1876-77 Surch 28c on 30c. 1880-96 QV to 30c, plus shades. 1885 Surch 20c on 30c & 50c on 48c. 1891 7c on 10c. 1891 Surch set to $1 on 96c with Chinse characters. 1900-01 QV to 30c. 1903-11 KEVII to $1, plus wmks. 192-37 KGV to $3, plus shades & wmks. 1938-52 KGVI to $5 M & to $5 U. 1941 Centenary set to $1. 1949 UPU set 1954-62 QEII to $10. Mostly G-VF M/U, some mixed earlies. SG cat £2600+ = A$4600+. (250).
  A$425
(US$293)
(€264)
(£225)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
A$
618
Hong Kong: 1863-1970 Collection on various album pgs. 1863-74 QV to 48c, wmk crown CC. 1882-91 QV to 30c, wmk crown CA. 1885-98 Surch inc with & w/o Chinese Characters. 1935 Silver Jubilee set. 1938-51 KGVI to $5. Selection of 1863-74 QV to 48c all with 'S' Shanghai pmks, plus later QV KEVII & KGV issues with Shanghai cds set to $1 1959 QEII to $10. Mostly F-VF M/U, mixed condition in earlies. SG cat £3000+ = A$5400+. (395).
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
631
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).
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
A$
635
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 vals 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)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£64)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
A$
637
Iran: 1860s-1986 Collection inc 1868 type Lions (9), 1870s-90s extensive range inc 1885 Official surch opts M (4, SG cat £400), 1891 set, 1894 set both M & U (£120), 1911 Relais opts (15), then solid range to 1986 - estimate 70% comp. Missing most better/top values. Mostly F-VF M/UN/U. SG cat £2000 = A$3500. (1800+)
  A$230
(US$159)
(€143)
(£122)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
A$
665
Malta: 1885-1994 Collection in KABE hingeless slipcase album, inc 1885-90 QV vals to 1/-. 1903-14 KEVII Pic vals to 1/-. 1914-20 KGV vals to 2/-. 1922 Self Govt opt vals to 2/-. 1922-25 Allegorical Figure vals to 2/-. 1926 POSTAGE opt vals to 10/-. 1928 Postage & Revenue opt vals to 2/6. 1930 KGV Pic vals to 2/-. 1935 Silver Jubilee set. 1938-52 KGVI Pic vals to 5/-. 1948 Self Govt opt vals to 2/6. Good coverage of issues 1958-90 inc M/S. Most diff. VF M/MUH/U, post 1950 being almost all MUH. SG cat £1900+ = A$3400+, plus $100s cost of nice album. (730 + 11 M/S).
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£318)
A$
667
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$11,000+. Dealer's retail $4500+. (1500)
  A$575
(US$397)
(€357)
(£305)
  A$850
(US$587)
(€527)
(£451)
A$
668
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$11,000+. The very rare 1885 5Fr is M, original gum with crease & tear etc, but rare genuine stamp with 2019 Ceremuga photo cert. (29). (P)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
A$
752
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$3200+. Rarely offered area. (61) (P)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
761
Romania: 1872-1970s Collection/accumulation in thick binder. Great quantity to sort. 1872-80 King vals to 50b. 1880 King 15b & 25b. 1885-88 King vals to 15b. 1890 King vals to 50b. 1893-1903 King vals 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$5400+ (ca 5000)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
  A$450
(US$311)
(€279)
(£239)
A$
765
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$4900+. (57) (P)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£318)
A$
2438
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)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
  A$1000
(US$690)
(€620)
(£530)
A$
2439
1885-86 POSTAGE black opt QV 5/- lilac & green perf 12x10 opt REPRINT. Superb fresh MUH. SG 238b(R) cat £800 normal. (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
A$
2440
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)
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£42)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£64)
A$
2441
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)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
2442
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)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
A$
2443
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)
  A$4000
(US$2760)
(€2480)
(£2120)
  A$7000
(US$4830)
(€4340)
(£3710)
A$
2444
1885-86 POSTAGE blue opt QV 10/- mauve & claret Stamp Duty, wmk NSW sideways, perf 12. F-VF M. SG 241b cat £300. (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
2445
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)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
A$
2446
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)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£318)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
A$
2447
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)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
2448
1885-95 OS serifed opt QV 10/- mauve & claret Stamp Duty opt POSTAGE in blue, perf 12, opt Specimen. F-VF M. SG O37as cat £110 (normal cat £6000). (P)
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£42)
  A$110
(US$76)
(€68)
(£58)
A$
2736
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)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£42)
A$
2949
Registered Envelope: 1885 QV Naish 4d lilac, size a, stamp die shifted over edge. VF UN. Stieg C2 cat US$100 (in 2001).
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£42)
A$
2950
Registered Envelope: 1885 QV Naish 4d lilac, size b. VF UN. Stieg C2a cat US$60 (in 2001).
  A$40
(US$28)
(€25)
(£21)
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£32)
A$
3197
1885-87 'British Bechuanaland' opt Cape Hope 6d reddish-purple. VF fresh M, sl horiz gum crease. SG 7 cat £200. (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
A$
3387
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)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
A$
3388
South Bulgaria: 1885 Lion with frame opt Eastern Roumelia Crescent, 5pi red & grey-blue, opt SG type 6 (with circular '0' at top). VF UN. SG 39 unpriced, Mi 28IA cat €1500, Sc 37 cat US$2500. Extremely rare genuine example. Exp Holcombe, plus 2012 Scheller & 2019 Ceremuga photo certs. (P)
  A$1200
(US$828)
(€744)
(£636)
  A$1800
(US$1242)
(€1116)
(£954)
A$
3634
1885 'Twenty-five Cents' opt QV 32c slate. F-VF UN. SG 167 cat £30.
  A$15
(US$10)
(€9)
(£8)
  A$20
(US$14)
(€12)
(£11)
A$
3635
1885 'TEN CENTS' opt QV 64c red-brown. VF fresh UN. SG 174 cat £100. (P)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£37)
A$
3636
1885 'One Rupee Twelve Cents' opt QV 2R50 dull rose perf 12½x14. VF UN. SG 176 cat £110. (P)
  A$55
(US$38)
(€34)
(£29)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£37)
A$
3637
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)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
3638
1885 'Postage & Revenue FIVE CENTS' opt QV 16c pale violet, wmk crown CA. VF UN. SG 180 cat £190. (P)
  A$90
(US$62)
(€56)
(£48)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£64)
A$
3639
1885 'Postage & Revenue FIVE CENTS' opt QV 24c brown-purple Sperati Forgery printed on genuine paper & with genuine opt from which design of another cheaper stamp was bleached out, & with genuine barred oval pmk, with 'Sperati Reproduction' h/s on back. VFU. SG 182 cat £500 for normal. Very dangerous forgery that previously fooled experts. (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
3640
1885 'TEN CENTS' on QV 24c brown-purple & 'FIFTEEN CENTS' on QV 16c pale violet. VF M/UN. SG 185-6 cat £36. (2)
  A$20
(US$14)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
A$
3641
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)
  A$2000
(US$1380)
(€1240)
(£1060)
  A$3000
(US$2070)
(€1860)
(£1590)
A$
3662
1885-88 Small Dragon 3ca mauve perf 1½-12. M, sl flts. Sc 14 cat US$250, SG 14 cat £275. (P)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
A$
3831
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).
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
  A$800
(US$552)
(€496)
(£424)
A$
4148
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)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£117)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
A$
4149
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)
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£42)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£64)
A$
4150
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)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
4161
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$5400+. Nice collection to continue. (300 + M/S)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£318)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
A$
4163
St Pierre & Miquelon 1885 '05 SPM' opt P&C 1Fr olive-green imperf. VFU, 4 margins. SG 11 cat £29, Yv 11 cat €40. Exp Scheller.
  A$20
(US$14)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
A$
5099
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)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
5100
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)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
5133
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)
  A$130
(US$90)
(€81)
(£69)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
A$
5134
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)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
5135
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)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
5210
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)
  A$1500
(US$1035)
(€930)
(£795)
  A$2500
(US$1725)
(€1550)
(£1325)
A$
5211
1885 '50 CENTS' opt QV 48c yellowish-brown. F-VF M, darker gum. SG 41 cat £400. (P)
  A$170
(US$117)
(€105)
(£90)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
5212
1885 '1 DOLLAR' opt QV 96c grey-olive. MLH, sl blemishes. SG 42 cat £750. (P)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
A$
5410
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)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£64)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
A$
5411
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)
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£42)
  A$130
(US$90)
(€81)
(£69)
A$
5434
1885-86 Shah 10ch brown, diag bisect (UL half) on piece. VFU. Persiphila 89(var), Sc 63(var), SG 73(var) all unlisted. (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
A$
5974
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)
  A$4500
(US$3105)
(€2790)
(£2385)
  A$6500
(US$4485)
(€4030)
(£3445)
A$
5988
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)
  A$2500
(US$1725)
(€1550)
(£1325)
  A$3500
(US$2415)
(€2170)
(£1855)
A$
5989
Sungei Ujong: 1885-80 'SUNGEI UJONG' opt QV 2c bright rose, opt type 30. VFU, violet barred pmk. SG 45 cat £30.
  A$20
(US$14)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
A$
6040
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)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
  A$1000
(US$690)
(€620)
(£530)
A$
7118
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)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
A$