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1888
1979 Train 20c, error grey totally OMITTED, so missing/albino area instead of 'Australia 20c' & no imprint. VFU. SG 715a cat £2000. Very rare as only 1 pane recorded, which only had the error on the bottom 3 rows. (P)
  A$700
(US$497)
(€476)
(£399)
  A$1000
(US$710)
(€680)
(£570)
A$
287
Papua: 'British New Guinea & Papua Postal Acts 1888-1945' by Bird, Collyer & Sparks. 150pgs, pub mid-1990s. Near new.
  A$50
(US$36)
(€34)
(£29)
  A$60
(US$43)
(€41)
(£34)
A$
291
Philatelic Forgers, their lives & works, by VE Tyler, 60pgs, pub Robson Lowe 1976 with 80 diff artists listed inc Jonoshi Takumu (1888 NSW 2nd Emu Postal Forgery). Excellent condition in original DJ.
  A$40
(US$28)
(€27)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$43)
(€41)
(£34)
A$
531
Covers - Postal History: 1880s-1990s group with 1916 Reg cover franked KGV 1d deep red (5) tied by 'Crows Nest AP 7 16' cds (ACSC 70 cat $600) for single on cover. 1935 Reg cover franked Kingsford Smith 6d violet with very rare C4A type reg label of Nargong. 1937 Reg Coronation Day cover with rare provisional use of Coramba Parcel Post label as reg label. 1995 Military Airmail cover from Australian Contingent in Rwanda franked provisional h/s label for 'AFPO Rwanda' tied by 'AUST FPO 4 17 AP 95' cds. Then Postal Stationery with NSW QV 1d red envelope uprated 1d to Queanbeyan, 1888 Centennial 1d local use to Woollahra with boxed unclaimed h/s & 2d PTPO for D Mitchell & Co Sydney-Armidale & 1880s? QV 6d red & 1/- black telegram Forms opt Specimen (UN). Aust Reg envelope KGV oval 5d uprated 1d to Greece with arrival b/s. Finally 1930 inwards Reg Airmail cover from Russia with boxed Luftpost cachet with b/s of Berlin, Melbourne & Belgrave - the earliest known 'Jusque' airmail Russia-Australia. Earliest in Perry collection was 1931 which sold for $875, this apparently appeared after that sold. All ex Rod Perry. Very interesting lot. (12)
  A$350
(US$249)
(€238)
(£200)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
A$
603
New South Wales: 1850-1912 collection on Seven Seas pgs inc 1850-51 Sydney Views 1d plate I & plate II (with clouds), 2d & 3d. 1851-54 QV Laureate set to 8d inc 6d & 8d. 1854 QV Diadem to 1/-, imperf. 1856 QV Registered, imperf & 1860 perf. Later QV to 5/- coin. 1885-94 POSTAGE opt QV 5/- & 10/-. 1888-90 Centenary set to 20/-. 1897 Charity 1d U & 2/6 M. 1891 Postage Due to 20/-. Mostly G-VF. SG cat £5200+ = A$10,000+. (82). (P)
  A$1300
(US$923)
(€884)
(£741)
  A$2000
(US$1420)
(€1360)
(£1140)
A$
606
New South Wales: Postmark collection in well-filled Lighthouse 60pg s/book with 1960s-90s Country/Suburban Machine Slogan Cancels (approx 900). Then many 100s more early 1900s (pre Kangaroos) to 1990 from Adaminaby Dam to Yetna inc Ardglen, Bass Hills, Bega North, Berkeley, Billimarri, Blacksmiths, Boronia Park, Broadmeadow, Broughtons Creek (on 1880s QV) -renamed Berry 1888 & now quite scarce. Central Concord, Charbon, Clandulla, Collaroy Beach, Corobimilla, Cross Roads & many more, mostly F-VF strikes 1930s-80s, plus range on 1d Shields or 2d QV inc Bangalow, Barrington, Bookham, Curlewis, Hobbys Yards, Hillgrove, Koorawatha, McPhail, Moulamein, Ravenswood, Registered Tamworth, Tatra Point (closed 1951), Wallendbeen & Woodstock. Very messy in places minor duplication, mostly pmk variations. Suit serious student. (Few 1000)
  A$450
(US$320)
(€306)
(£257)
  A$700
(US$497)
(€476)
(£399)
A$
611
South Australia - postmarks: 1880s-1930s collection in 2 vols with Squared Circles (130) on QV 2d orange or 2d purple inc Bruce (R), Cockburn, Hallett, Frances (RRR, 4 all on 1880s 2d orange), Hoyleton, Millendilla (RRR), Myponga, Oodlawirra, Red Hill, Riverton & Laura (RR) dated 1888. CDS (50) on 2d orange or 2d purple inc Appila-Yarrowie, Blanche-Town, Beltana (R), Caltowrie (R), Eurelia, Sharps Well & Stockyard Creek. Cancels on KGV 1d reds (55) inc Squared Circles for Black Hill (R), Glencoe (RR), Gumeracha, Laura, Willowie & Wilmington 7 cds inc Alma, Claypans, Copley, Moorlands & Urania. Then more cds 1920s KGV to 1934 Vic Cent inc Australia Plains, Bagots Well (R), Belvedere (RR), Bumbunga (RRR), Caliph, Careys Gully (R), Cooks Plains, Dawesley (R), Dowlingville, Dutton, Elbow Hill, Everard Central (RR), Findon (R) plus odd TPO inc Quorn-Alice Springs (RRR) & Pay Train/Trans Aust Rly (RR). Also 1930s Squared Circles inc Calca, Cape Willoughby, Butler, Eden Valley, Hookina, Montana, Polda, Stockwell & Yardea. Variable strikes with mentioned examples generally F-VF clear impressions. (100s)
  A$400
(US$284)
(€272)
(£228)
  A$600
(US$426)
(€408)
(£342)
A$
616
Western Australia: 1854-1912 Collection on Seven Seas pgs inc 1854 Swan 1d black. 1854-55 Swan 4d (2) & 1/- imperf. 1860-64 Swan 2d & 6d imperf. 1861 Swan 2d, 4d vermilion M & 6d U, wmk Swan. 1861-88 Swan to 1/- inc 1888 set 1d, 2d & 4d brown. 1902-12 QV Swan to 5/-. 1879 QV Telegraphs 1d M. 1882 Swan IR TWO PENCE, postally U. Stamp Duties to 2/6. Mostly G-VF M/U, mixed in parts. SG cat £2700+ = A$5000+. (87). (P)
  A$550
(US$391)
(€374)
(£314)
  A$800
(US$568)
(€544)
(£456)
A$
618
1854-1912 NSW Queensland & Victoria old-time dealer's stock in 3 miniature approval albums, plus approval booklet, inc NSW 1882-1912 QV Diadems inc 3d, 5d with shades & wmks, & 8d. Centenary issues 1888-99 to 8d inc shades (most M). Queensland 1860-80 QV Chalon to 5/- inc wmk & shades plus registered stamps. Also 4d, 6d & 1/- h/s SPECIMEN. 1879-81 QV Sideface to 1/- inc blks. 1882-95 QV Large Chalon to 10/-. 1882-95 QV Solid background to 2/- inc blks. 1897-1907 QV blank background to 2/-. 1907-11 QV Large Chalon to 10/-. Victoria 1854-55 QV Woodblock 6d selection inc on piece. 1858 Queen on Throne range of 6d inc shades. 1857-58 QV Emblems range inc imperf, roul & perf. 1867-83 QV Laureate to 1/-. 1858 QV Halflength 3d plus QV Octagonal 1/- imperf on cover front. 1900 Boer War Charity set 1d & 2d. 1901-12 QV & KEVI to £1. Mostly F-VF M/U, some mixed as expected. SG cat £4100+ = A$8000+. (1250).
  A$600
(US$426)
(€408)
(£342)
  A$900
(US$639)
(€612)
(£513)
A$
620
Australia States: 1850-1912 collection in 4 albums inc NSW 1856-60 QV Diadem 1d & 2d, imperf. 1861-97 QV Coin 5/-. 1888-90 Centenary to 5/-. 1897 Charity 1/-. 1891 Postage Due to 8d. Queensland 1860-80 QV Chalon to 2/-. 1882-95 QV Large Chalon to £1. 1897-1912 QV 4 cnr numerals to 2/-. Tasmania 1863-91 QV Chalon to 1/-. 1899-1900 Pic to 6d. South Australia 1868-1900 QV to 2/-. 1899-1901 OS opt QV 1d variety opt grossly shifted, reading S.O. Western Australia 1860s-1912 Swans to 1/-. Victoria 1850-57 QV Halflength 1d & 3d 1852-54 Queen on Throne 2d. 1854-55 QV Woodblock 2/- imperf. Mostly G-VF M/U, usual mixed in parts. SG cat £3100+ = A$5500+. (950).
  A$700
(US$497)
(€476)
(£399)
  A$1000
(US$710)
(€680)
(£570)
A$
693
British Guiana: 1862-1935 collection inc 1862-76 Ship range to 24c inc 1c brown, plus perfs & shades. 1876-79 Ship to 48c. 1878 Provisional horiz bar on 2c official. 1882 Ship set to 8L. 1888-89 Inland Revenue opt to 10c. 1889 Ship to 96c. 1890 Surch set. 1898 Jubilee to 5c. 1905-07 Ship to 96c. 1913-27 KGV Ship to 60c. 1935 Silver Jubilee set. Officials 1877 opt Ship 1c & 2c. All diff inc shades. Most G-VFU. SG cat £785+. (108).
  A$200
(US$142)
(€136)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$213)
(€204)
(£171)
A$
702
British Empire & Commonwealth - Bechuanaland & Botswana: 1887-1998 collection in 3 albums inc 1885 opt Cape 2d. 1888 QV to 6d. 1889-91 vert opt Cape 1d & 2d. 1891 QV GB to 1/-. 1889 Protectorate opt QV 4d on ½d. 1904-13 KEVII to 1/-. 1925-27 KGV to 1/-. 1932 KGV Cattle to 1/-. 1935 Silver Jubilee set M&U. 1938 KGVI Cattle to 5/-. 1955 Cattle set to 10/-. 1961 Decimal Surch set to R1 on 10/-. 1967 Birds set to R2. Useful range of Commems + M/S. Most F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £1400+ = A$2600+. (675 + 14 M/S).
  A$350
(US$249)
(€238)
(£200)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
A$
704
British Empire & Commonwealth - British Guiana & Br Honduras 1866-1971 collections in 2 albums with British Guiana 1876 Ship to 12c 1888-89 Surch to 10c. 1889 Ship to 24c. 1897 Jubilee to 15c 1899 Surch to 2c on 15c. 1905-07 Ship to 24c. 1913-21 KGV Badge to 24c & 1921-27 to 72c. 1934-51 KGV Pic to 72c. 1935 Silver Jubilee set. 1938-52 KGVI Pic set to $3. 1948 Silver Wedding set. 1954-62 QEII Pic set to $5. British Honduras 1872-87 QV to 6d 1888-89 Surch to 10. 1891 QV Key type to 12c. 1913-21 KGV to $1. 1922-33 KGV to 50c. 1962 QEII Bird to $1. Most F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £1100+ = A$2000+. (550).
  A$250
(US$178)
(€170)
(£143)
  A$350
(US$249)
(€238)
(£200)
A$
719
British Empire & Commonwealth - Malaya: North Borneo, Sarawak, Labuan & Brunei 1885-1995 collections in 3 albums with North Borneo 1886 Arms 8c. 1888-92 Arms to 10c. 1891-92 Surch 1c on 5c & 6c on 8c. 1894 Pic to 24c. 1894 Arms to $5. 1897-1902 Pic to 24c. 1901-05 British Protectorate opt to $1. 1909-22 Pic to 25c. 1939 Pic vas to 50c. 1945 BMA opt set to $5. 1945 Royal Cypher opt set to $5. 1950-52 KGVI Pic to $5. 1954-59 QEII Pic to $10 & 1961 Def set to $10. Labuan 1885-92 QV to 40c. 1894-96 Pic to 24c. 1902 Crown to 50c. Sarawak 1880-87 Raja to 12c. 1895 Raja set to 8c. 1899 Raja to 12c. 1895 Raja set to 8c. 1899 Raja to 12c. 1928 Raja to 50c. 1934-41 Raja to $1. 1945 BMA opt to $3. 1947 Royal Cypher opt to $5 plus blks. 1955-57 QEII Pic set to $5. Brunei 1908-47 River View to 50c. 1952 Sultan Arms to $5. 1974 Sultan to $5. Most F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £3100+ = A$5800. (1280).
  A$600
(US$426)
(€408)
(£342)
  A$900
(US$639)
(€612)
(£513)
A$
770
Egypt: 1866-1970s Collection in s/book. 1866 1st issue 1pi & 2pi. 1867-71 Sphinx & Pyramid to 2pi. 1872-75 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5pi. 1879-1902 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5pi & 1888-1909 to 10pi. 1914-22 Pics to 200m. 1922 Crown opt to 200m. 1923-24 King to £1. 1925 Geographical Congress set. 1926 King 58th birthday 50pi. 1927-37 King to £1. 1933 Railway set 1933 Aviation set. 1934 UPU to 200m. 1939-46 King & Pyramids to £1. 1952 opt King to £1. 1953-56 Pic Def to £1. 1953 Bar opt King to £1. Good coverage of 1950s-70s Commems. Air inc 1926-29 27m set. 1933-38 to 200m. 1947 set to 200m. Most F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £3000+ = A$5500+. (1100).
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
  A$800
(US$568)
(€544)
(£456)
A$
830
Hungary: 1868-mid 1970s collection neatly presented on loose leaf leaves in 2 well-filled springback binders. Inc useful selection of 1874-80, 1888-98 series largely U, 1900 to 5Kr U, 1916-21 selection of stamps with 3 hole perfs, 1924 Airs set FU, 1946 Railway set MLH, 1950 5 Year Plan to 10F M/MLH, 1950 PO Museum, 1950 Chess set, 1950 Airs, Peace, Rebuildings SG 1180A/1186Ab, 1951 Stamp Anniv, 1953 Costumes sets M/MLH. 1955 5F Air, 1955 Bartok Anniv also with 1F with ticket, 1958 Brussels Exhib sets M/MLH. Then 1960s mostly used sets, part sets to 1970s. Very fresh & clean. Largely F-VF. SG cat £3000+ = A$5700. (3300)
  A$275
(US$195)
(€187)
(£157)
  A$400
(US$284)
(€272)
(£228)
A$
864
Macau: 1888 to 1985 Collection leaves with selective earlier surch etc inc 1902 18a/300a UN, 1936 Air 8a,15a FU, 1949 32a UPU M, 1950 Holy Year set (cat £110), 1951 Defs SG 439/446 (cat £225), 1951 1p, 3p, 5p Defs SG 447/49 MLH (cat £650), 1951 Holy Year, 1952 St Francis set of 3, 1953 Missionary set of 3, 1955 Flowers set of 10, SG 458/67 M/MLH, 1956 Map set, 1960 Airs set M/MLH, also inc U selection & others. Clean & fresh mostly F-VF SG cat £2500+ = A$4700. (135).
  A$375
(US$266)
(€255)
(£214)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
A$
936
South Africa - Zululand: 1888-96 Mint Collection inc 1888-93 opt QV GB ½d to 1/-, plus shades. 1888-93 opt Natal inc QV ½d with & w/o stop. 1893 opt QV 6d. 1894-96 QV Tablet ½d to 4/-. 1891 QV Postal Fiscal opt 1d. Almost all VF fresh M/MLH. SG cat £1235+. (26). (P)
  A$475
(US$337)
(€323)
(£271)
  A$700
(US$497)
(€476)
(£399)
A$
964
USA: 1851-1964 Collection in Lighthouse hingeless album inc 1851-57 Portrait to 10c imperf. 1857-61 to 24c, perf. 1861-66 to 90c. 1870-73 to 90c inc printings plus 1888 New & colours to 90c. 1890-93 set to 90c no cnr triangles 1893 Columbus to 50c. 1894-98 to $1 triangles in cnrs. 1904 Louisiana to 5c. 1907 Jamestown 5c. 1908-09 Washington & Franklin Def to $1. 1913 Panama Expo to 10c plus perfs. 1918 Franklin $2. 1920 Pilgrim set. 1924 Huguenot set. 1922-25 Liberty $5. 1933 Centenary 1c & 3c sheetlets. 1934 Parks sheetlets. 1938-54 President set to $5 M. Airmails 1918 Jenny 6c & 24c. 1923 set to 24c. Special Deliveries 1885-1917. Airmail 1933 Zeppelin 50c. Postage Dues 1930-31 set to $5. Almost all diff inc shades & printings. Mostly G-VF M/MUH/U with usual mixed earlies. SG cat £4900+ = A$9500+. (1100, 9M/S).
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
  A$800
(US$568)
(€544)
(£456)
A$
2851
1888-89 Centenary 1d lilac bottom marginal blk of 5, with 'CP' & part 'GPrO NSW' monograms, perf 11x12. F-VF M/MLH, sl imperfection. SG 253 cat £75+, plus premium for monogram blk.
  A$70
(US$50)
(€48)
(£40)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€68)
(£57)
A$
2852
1888-89 Centenary Emu, 2d Prussian blue top marginal, perf 11x12. VF fresh MUH. SG 254 cat £25 for M, should be at least double, £50 MUH.
  A$45
(US$32)
(€31)
(£26)
  A$65
(US$46)
(€44)
(£37)
A$
2853
1888 Centenary Emu 2d deep blue, POSTAL FORGERY, no wmk, line perf 11, on thick coarse mesh paper. VFU, NSW ovals pmk. SG 254(F) footnote cat £450+. Rare item for specialist. (P)
  A$300
(US$213)
(€204)
(£171)
  A$450
(US$320)
(€306)
(£257)
A$
2854
1888-89 Captain Cook 4d red-brown top marginal horiz pr with part inscription wmk crown NSW (SG w40), perf 11x12. VF MLH. SG 255d cat £40.
  A$25
(US$18)
(€17)
(£14)
  A$40
(US$28)
(€27)
(£23)
A$
2855
1888-89 QV Centenary 6d brown-purple, imperf horiz Proof pr, no wmk, wove paper, printed from special master Die Proof mini-plate of 4 electrotypes. Superb UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 256(p). Very rare as less than 10 recorded. (P)
  A$180
(US$128)
(€122)
(£103)
  A$275
(US$195)
(€187)
(£157)
A$
2856
1888-89 Lyrebird 8d lilac-rose, bottom marginal gutter blk of 4 with '1888' & 'CP' Monograms, wmk crown NSW (SG w40), perf 11x12. Superb fresh 2MLH/2MUH. SG 257 cat £120 for M singles, should be at least double, £180 MUH, plus premium for Monogram gutter blk. Extremely rare multiple. (P)
  A$300
(US$213)
(€204)
(£171)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
A$
2857
1888-89 Lyrebird 8d green, imperf horiz Proof pr, no wmk, wove paper, printed from special master Die Proof mini-plate of 4 electrotypes. Superb UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 257(p). Very rare as less than 10 recorded. (P)
  A$350
(US$249)
(€238)
(£200)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
A$
2858
1888-89 Kangaroo 1/- grey, imperf horiz Proof pr, no wmk, wove paper, printed from special master Die Proof mini-plate of 4 electrotypes. Superb UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 258(p). Very rare as less than 10 recorded. (P)
  A$350
(US$249)
(€238)
(£200)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
A$
2859
1888-89 Kangaroo 1/- maroon, top marginal horiz pr with part inscription, wmk crown NSW inverted (SG w40), perf 12x11½. Superb fresh MLH. SG 258a cat £110, plus premium for positional pr. (P)
  A$80
(US$57)
(€54)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€82)
(£68)
A$
2860
1888-89 Kangaroo 1/- violet-brown, bottom marginal blk of 4 with 'CP' Monogram, wmk crown NSW inverted (SG w40), perf 11x12. Superb fresh MLH/3MUH. SG 258c cat £220 for M singles, MUH should be at
  A$
(US$0)
(€0)
(£0)
  A$
(US$0)
(€0)
(£0)
A$
2863
1888-89 Carrington 20/- red, imperf proof, no wmk wove paper, printed from special master die proof mini-plate of 4 electrotypes. Superb UN as made, 4 margins. SG 262(p) cat £750 as normal. Very rare, less than 10 recorded. (P)
  A$300
(US$213)
(€204)
(£171)
  A$450
(US$320)
(€306)
(£257)
A$
2864
1888-89 Carrington 20/- lilac, imperf proof, no wmk wove paper, printed from special master die proof mini-plate of 4 electrotypes. Superb UN as made, 4 margins. SG 262(p) cat £750 as normal. Very rare, less than 10 recorded. (P)
  A$300
(US$213)
(€204)
(£171)
  A$450
(US$320)
(€306)
(£257)
A$
2865
1888-90 'OS' opt Centenary 1d lilac left marginal blk of 4, with part inscription, plus 'OS' opt 1d mauve, bottom marginal horiz pr, with '1888' monogram, wmk crown NSW, perf 11x12. VF 4M/2MUH. SG O38 & O39b cat £32 for M singles, MUH should be at least double, £44, plus premium for blk, monogram.
  A$40
(US$28)
(€27)
(£23)
  A$70
(US$50)
(€48)
(£40)
A$
2866
1888-90 'OS' opt Centenary set 1d to 1/- opt Specimen type 8, plus 1891 'OS' opt 'Australia' 2½d ultramarine. F-VF fresh MUH. SG O39-O44s, O54s est cat £260 for M, should be at least double, £520 MUH. (7). (P)
  A$300
(US$213)
(€204)
(£171)
  A$450
(US$320)
(€306)
(£257)
A$
2867
1888-90 'OS' opt Centenary 1d mauve, blk of 48, wmk crown NSW (SG w40) perf 11x12. VF 5M/43MUH, few spots on gum, mostly fresh. SG O39b cat £180 for M singles, MUH should be at least double, so £341, plus premium for blk. Ex Hutson.
  A$70
(US$50)
(€48)
(£40)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€68)
(£57)
A$
2868
1888-90 'OS' opt Centenary 2d Prussian blue Emu, perf 11x12, wmk crown NSW (SG w40), opt Specimen, h/s type 11, from 1895 Special Printing for presentation sets. VF CTO with 'GPO' in ovals (with gum). SG O40(S). Very rare as only 50 made with Specimen. (P)
  A$70
(US$50)
(€48)
(£40)
  A$130
(US$92)
(€88)
(£74)
A$
2869
1888-90 'OS' opt Centenary 6d carmine, perf 12, opt Specimen h/s type 11, from 1895 Special Printing for presentation sets. F-VF CTO with 'GPO' in ovals (with gum). SG O42a(S). Very rare, only 50 made with Specimen. (P)
  A$70
(US$50)
(€48)
(£40)
  A$130
(US$92)
(€88)
(£74)
A$
2870
1888-90 'OS' opt Kangaroo 1/- purple-brown, top marginal with part inscription, perf 12. Stamp VF fresh MUH, sl gum bend. SG O44bb cat £45 for M, should be at least double, £90 MUH.
  A$60
(US$43)
(€41)
(£34)
  A$90
(US$64)
(€61)
(£51)
A$
2871
1888-90 'OS' opt Kangaroo 1/- purple-brown, top marginal with part inscription, perf 12. Stamp VF fresh MUH. SG O44bb cat £45 for M, should be at least double, £90 MUH. (P)
  A$80
(US$57)
(€54)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€82)
(£68)
A$
2872
1888-90 'OS' opt Carrington cobalt-blue, perf 12, wmk '5/-', opt Specimen, h/s type 11, from 1895 Special Printing for presentation sets. VF CTO with 'GPO' in ovals (MUH gum). SG O48(S) cat £1100++ as normal, plus premium for Specimen opt. Very rare, only 50 made with Specimen & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$600
(US$426)
(€408)
(£342)
  A$1000
(US$710)
(€680)
(£570)
A$
2953
1897 Money Order form from Gunning for 5/4 bearing 1888 Centenary 1d tied by 'MOO & GSB 22 MAR 97 NSW' oval d/s. Cashed at Hobart with Paying Office cds at LR & 'Commercial Bank of Tasmania' cachet in red on reverse. Comp with advice portion with Mar 22 departure & Mar 26 MOO & SB Tasmania arrival d/s. Edge aging VF. (2). (P)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€102)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$178)
(€170)
(£143)
A$
2954
1897 Money Order from Narrabri West for 5/4 bearing 1888 Centenary 1d tied by purple double ring horiz oval 'Narrabri West 22 MR 97 NSW' d/s, cashed at Hobart with paying-office 'MOO & SB MR 30 97 Tasmania' cds at LR & 'Commercial Bank of Tasmania' cachet on reverse. Comp with advice portion with March 22 & departure March 26 arrival d/s. (2). (P)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€102)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$178)
(€170)
(£143)
A$
2966
Postmark: Numeral 1423 of Billeroy (RRRR) bold near comp strike on 1888 Centenary 2d Emu. (P)
  A$70
(US$50)
(€48)
(£40)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€68)
(£57)
A$
3447
1888 QV 1/-, 2/- & 2/6 green & black. VF fresh M/MLH. SG 15-17 cat £185. (3). (P)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€82)
(£68)
  A$180
(US$128)
(€122)
(£103)
A$
3448
1888 QV 1/- green & black with 'POSTAGE' obliterated in red m/s, for revenue use. VFU with cds, sl crease at right. SG 15(var), Bft 9(var) the 2/6 & 5/- being provisionally used in this fashion mentioned in footnote. Possibly unique. (P)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€102)
(£86)
  A$300
(US$213)
(€204)
(£171)
A$
3449
1888 QV 10/- green & black. VF fresh M. SG 19 cat £275. (P)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€102)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$178)
(€170)
(£143)
A$
3450
1888 '6' opt QV 6d lilac & black. VF fresh MLH. SG 26 cat £160 (P)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€68)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€102)
(£86)
A$
5767
1888-92 Arms 25c Indigo, inscribed British North Borneo. Postally VFU, red Sandakan cds. SG 45 cat £110. (P)
  A$70
(US$50)
(€48)
(£40)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€68)
(£57)
A$
5768
1888-92 Arms 25c indigo, inscribed British North Borneo. Postally VFU, 'Kudat' cds. SG 45 cat £110.
  A$70
(US$50)
(€48)
(£40)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€68)
(£57)
A$
5769
1888-92 Arms $1 scarlet, inscribed British North Borneo, 14 pearls at sides. Postally VFU, '13 AU 1890' cds. SG 47 cat £110. (P)
  A$80
(US$57)
(€54)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€82)
(£68)
A$
5770
1888-92 Arms $2 blue, inscribed British North Borneo, British 10½mm long, colour trial with horiz line of perfs through centre. VF fresh M. SG 48(p) cat £225 as normal. (P)
  A$70
(US$50)
(€48)
(£40)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€68)
(£57)
A$
5771
1888-92 Arms $2 grey, inscribed British North Borneo, British 10½mm long, colour trial with horiz line of perfs through centre. VF fresh M. SG 48(p) cat £225 as normal. (P)
  A$70
(US$50)
(€48)
(£40)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€68)
(£57)
A$
6085
1888-90 precursor use of Germany Numeral 2Mk mauve (grey-lilac) tied by 'Finschhafen 9 10 90' cds (missing 1 month digit in 10). GU on linen parcel piece, bit discoloured. SG Z1 cat £3500. Mi V37d cat €3000. Extremely rare shade from early usage. Exp Dr Lantelme BPP. (P)
  A$600
(US$426)
(€408)
(£342)
  A$1000
(US$710)
(€680)
(£570)
A$
6086
1888-90 precursor use of Germany Numeral 5pf violet blk of 4 tied by 'Finschhafen 22/1 90' cds. F-VF U on linen envelope piece. SG Z3 cat £2800. Mi V40 cat €2400 both as singles, plus premium for blk. Extremely rare multiple. Exp Dr Lantelme BPP. (P)
  A$800
(US$568)
(€544)
(£456)
  A$1200
(US$852)
(€816)
(£684)
A$
6087
1888-90 precursor use of Germany Eagle 20pf blue with 'Stephansort 20 9 91' cds. VFU. SG Z5 cat £300+. Mi V42c cat €250+. Exp Bothe BPP. (P)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€68)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€102)
(£86)
A$
6088
1888-91 precursor use of 'pfennig' Eagle 50pf olive blk of 8, with gutter margin tabs at base. VFU on piece with 'Finschhafen 20/9 89' cds. SG Z7 cat £3800++, Mi V44b cat €3200++, both as singles, plus premium for blk. Extremely rare large multiple. Dr Steuer BPP photo cert. (P)
  A$1000
(US$710)
(€680)
(£570)
  A$1500
(US$1065)
(€1020)
(£855)
A$
6089
1888-90 precursor use of Germany Eagle 50pf dull olive (2 prs) with 'Finschhafen 22 1 90'? cds. VF U on linen parcel piece. SG Z7 cat £1900. Mi V44b cat €1600, both as singles, plus premium for multiple. Rare franking. Exp Bothe BPP. (P)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
  A$800
(US$568)
(€544)
(£456)
A$
6412
1888-90 QV Stamp Duty Postal Fiscals specialised study inc 1888 2/-, 2/6 (2), 3/-, 4/- (3), 5/- (2), 6/-, 7/- & £1 (2), all DLR paper, wmk NZ star (SG w12b), perf 12½, plus 1890 3/-, 5/- (2) & 10/- DLR paper, wmk NZ star (SG w12c), perf 12½. Postally U with various pmks. Mostly F-VF U. SG ex F34-45, F47-54 cat £870. (17) (P)
  A$180
(US$128)
(€122)
(£103)
  A$275
(US$195)
(€187)
(£157)
A$
6655
1865-1890s Norway Local Posts collection of Town Bypost issues on pgs with good coverage of many towns. Alesund 1884 monogram set. Bergen 1868 Numeral 2s red. Christiansund 1878-89 range inc 1878 Andressen to 7o, 1887 Numeral 5o set perf & set to 10o imperf. Holmestrand 1888 Pictorial set, Kragero 1886 Island set. Drummen 1887 Bird 5o, Hammerfest 1888 Pictorial set. Trondheim 1865-70 Monogram range inc types & opt, 1872-77 Numeral range inc shades, printings & surcharges. 1877-78 New Design numeral range to 8o inc shades. Tonsberg 1884-85 Castle range to 20o inc perf & imperf. Tromso 1882 Reindeer range to 8o. Mostly F-VF M/U. Very scarce & seldom offered with so many towns represented. (114).
  A$600
(US$426)
(€408)
(£342)
  A$900
(US$639)
(€612)
(£513)
A$
7190
1888 Interest Tax Revenues (Decima de Juros) 100R, 200R, & 600R green imperf colour proofs (instead of issued colour brown), left marginal imperf horiz prs. VF fresh UN. Very rare as only 1 sheet of 30 of ea recorded. (3 prs = 6). (P)
  A$80
(US$57)
(€54)
(£46)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€102)
(£86)
A$
7191
1888 Interest Tax Revenues (Decima de Juros) 100R, 200R, & 600R green imperf colour proofs (instead of issued colour brown), UL cnr blks of 12 (6x2). VF fresh UN. Unique positional multiples as only 1 sheet of 30 of ea recorded (3 blks = 36). (P)
  A$300
(US$213)
(€204)
(£171)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
A$
7192
1888 Interest Tax Revenues (Decima de Juros) 2R, 4R, & 6R rose imperf colour proofs (instead of issued colour brown), horiz prs. VF fresh UN. Very rare as only 1 sheet of 30 of ea recorded (3 prs = 6). (P)
  A$80
(US$57)
(€54)
(£46)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€102)
(£86)
A$
7193
1888 Interest Tax Revenues (Decima de Juros) 2R, 4R & 6R rose imperf colour proofs (instead of issued colour brown) blks of 12 or 10 with margins 3 sides. Mostly VF fresh UN. Unique positional multiples as only 1 sheet of ea recorded. (3 blks = 32) (P)
  A$300
(US$213)
(€204)
(£171)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
A$
7681
1885-1900 Army Telegraph Used collection inc 1885 'TELEGRAAF' opt 3d, 6d, plus shades & opt in black & violet & 1/-. 1886 Postal Fiscal Arms opt 'TELEGRAAF' 1/- grey & 1/- purple-brown. 1888 'TF Een Shilling' opt Arms 7/-, 8/- & 9/-. 1888 Large TF opt Tree 3d, 6d & 1/-. 1891 'TF' (sans serif) opt 1d brown. 1892 'TF' opt 6d & 1/- pr. 1892-93 TF opt range to 1/- inc shades & pmks. 1898-99 New Colours 1d purple, 6d blue & 11/- brown. 1900 'VRI TF' opt 1d purple. 1900 'VRI AT' opt 3d, 6d, 5/-, 10/- & £1. Most F-VF U. SG cat £420+. Seldom seen material. (69)
  A$350
(US$249)
(€238)
(£200)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
A$
7682
1885-1900 Army Telegraph mint collection inc 1885 'TELEGRAAF' h/s Tree 1d, 3d & 6d. 1888 Large TF opt 3d & 6d. 1891 TF (sans serif) opt 1d brown. 1891 3d & 6d selection inc shades & opt positions. 1898-99 New Colours 1d purple, 6d blue & 1/- brown inc good selection of shades & opt positions. Also 1/- variety 'split T'. 1900 'VRI' & 'TF' opt 1d purple. 1900 'VRI AT' opt 6d & 1/-. F-VF M/MUH. SG cat £300+. Seldom seen material. (71)
  A$220
(US$156)
(€150)
(£125)
  A$375
(US$266)
(€255)
(£214)
A$
7683
1888-99 Army Telegraph multiples collection of blks, strips & prs inc 1888 large TF 6d blk of 4. 1891 'TF' (san serif) opt 1d blk of 6. 1893 3d blk of 12. 1898 New Colours inc 1d purple blk of 4 with variety 'over-inked TF', plus another over-inked blk of 4 LL cnr marginal with plate no 1, & blk of 9 U. 6d blue range of M & U prs. 1/- brown range inc prs & blk of 4. Most F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £200+, plus premium for multiples. (74)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€102)
(£86)
  A$300
(US$213)
(€204)
(£171)
A$
7778
1888-93 'ZULULAND' opt QV GB ½d to 1/-. VF M/MLH, almost all fresh. SG 1-10 cat £602. Only 3701 sets to 1/- sold. (10). (P)
  A$400
(US$284)
(€272)
(£228)
  A$600
(US$426)
(€408)
(£342)
A$
7779
1888-93 'ZULULAND' opt QV GB ½d to 1/-, plus 1893 Natal 6d dull purple & 1891 Natal 1d Postal Fiscal. VFU. SG 1-10, 16, F1 cat £674. (12) (P)
  A$350
(US$249)
(€238)
(£200)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€340)
(£285)
A$
7780
1888-93 'ZULULAND' opt QV GB 1d deep purple. VF M. SG 2 cat £28.
  A$15
(US$11)
(€10)
(£9)
  A$25
(US$18)
(€17)
(£14)
A$
7781
1888-93 'ZULULAND' opt QV GB 2½d purple blue. VF fresh M. SG 4 cat £45.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€20)
(£17)
  A$45
(US$32)
(€31)
(£26)
A$
7782
1888-93 'ZULULAND' opt QV GB 4d green & deep brown. VFM. SG 6 cat £60.
  A$40
(US$28)
(€27)
(£23)
  A$60
(US$43)
(€41)
(£34)
A$
7783
1888-93 'ZULULAND' opt QV GB 5d dull purple & blue. VF fresh MLH. SG 7 cat £100.
  A$60
(US$43)
(€41)
(£34)
  A$90
(US$64)
(€61)
(£51)
A$
7784
1888-93 opt QV 1/- dull green. VF fresh M. SG 10 cat £150. Only 4564 printed. (P)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€68)
(£57)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€102)
(£86)
A$
7785
1888-93 'ZULULAND' opt QV GB 1/- dull green. VF fresh MLH. SG 10 cat £150. (P)
  A$80
(US$57)
(€54)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€82)
(£68)
A$
7786
1888-93 opt QV 5/- rose. Superb fresh MLH. SG 11 cat £750. Rare genuine as only 998 issued. 2015 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$575
(US$408)
(€391)
(£328)
  A$750
(US$533)
(€510)
(£428)
A$
7787
1888-93 'ZULULAND' opt QV Natal ½d dull green, w/o stop. VF MLH. SG 13 cat £29.
  A$20
(US$14)
(€14)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$21)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
7788
1888-93 'ZULULAND' opt QV Natal ½d dull green, w/o stop. VFU. SG 13 cat £50.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€20)
(£17)
  A$50
(US$36)
(€34)
(£29)
A$
7789
1888 'ZULULAND' opt QV Natal Revenue £1 green Postal Fiscal. VF fresh M, tiny perf repair at top. SG (F6). Bft 6, Yv FP6 cat €1200. Very rare. (P)
  A$300
(US$213)
(€204)
(£171)
  A$450
(US$320)
(€306)
(£257)
A$
8273
USA: 1881-95 Collection on pgs inc 1881-82 Portrait re-engraved set to 10c. 1887 Portrait set to 90c. 1888, 1894 & 1895 Special Delivery 10c. 1882 Garfield 5c. 1883 Washington 2c M&U. Mostly G-VF M/U, some mixed. Sc cat US$840. SG cat £900+. (22).
  A$80
(US$57)
(€54)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€82)
(£68)
A$