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888
½d Green perf large OS gutter strip of 4. W/C VF fresh MUH. ACSC 1bc cat $200, both, plus premium for gutter strip. SG O1 cat £116 M, should be at least double, £232 MUH.
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£42)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£64)
A$
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$897)
(€806)
(£689)
A$
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$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
408
Argentina: 1858-1903 Collection inc 1858 Confederation set to 15c small numerals. 1860 Confederation set to 15c large numerals. 1862 Arms set to 15c. 1864-66 Rivadavia set to 15c imperf & 1864-67 set to 15c perf. 1867-74 Portrait set to 90c. 1876 Rivadavia 5c rouletted. 1877 Surch set to 8c on 10c. 1877-87 Portrait set to 24c roul, plus 8c & 24c, perf. 1882 Provisional Surch with & w/o horiz perfs. 1882 Surch set to 12c. 1884 Provisional Surch to 4c/5c. 1888-90 Portrait set to 50c, plus shades. 1888-91 set to 60c, plus shades. 1890-91 High 1P, 5P & 20P. 1892-98 set to 5P. 1892 Columbus set. 1899-1903 Liberty set to 20P. 1883-84 Officials opt to 90c inc 2c opt inverted & 90c opt in black & red. All diff. Most G-VF M/U, 90%+ being used. Mixed in parts. SG cat £7400+ = A$13,300+. (144)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£318)
A$
417
Austria - POs in Levant: 1867-1914 collection on Lindner pgs. French Currency 1903-04 opts to 4Fr. 1904-05 opts to 4Fr. 1904-05 opt set to 50c. 1907 opt set to 15c. 1908 to 25c. Lombardy & Venetia currency 1867-83 Emperors to 50s inc type I & II printings. 1883 Arms set to 50s Turkish Currency 1888 opt Arms to 2pi. 1890-96 to 5pi. 1900-01 opts to 10pi. 1908-14 60th Anniv set to 20pi. Postage Dues 1902 opt set to 5pi. 1908-10 to 5pi. Extras inc M&U. Most F-VF M/U. SG cat £6000+ = A$10,000+ (100).
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
A$
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$1035)
(€930)
(£795)
A$
449
British Guiana: 1853-1910 Classic collection inc 1853-59 Ship 1c & 4c imperf. 1862 Typeset 1c type 10, 2c type 10 & 4c type 15. 1860-72 Ship range to 48c inc shades & perfs. 1876-79 Ship set to 96c, wmk crown CC. 1878 Provisional opts inc vert & horiz bar on 6c, horiz bar on Official 1c, horiz bar on Official 1c grey & 2c. Vert & horiz bar on Official 4c, 6c & both 8c types. 1881 1 Official opt Ship 12c. 1882 Ship set to 8c, wmk crown CA. 1888-89 Inland Revenue opt Ship to $5. 1889 Ships to 96c, wmk crown CA. 1898 Jubilee set to 15c, plus 1899 Surch. 1900-03 New Colours to 60c. 1905-07 Ships to 96c, wmk mult crown, plus 1907-10 New Colours to 12c. Official 1875 opt Ships to 24c & 1877 set to 8c. All diff. Mostly G-VF U with mixed condition as expected. SG cat £10,600+ = A$20,000. (104) (P)
  A$1000
(US$690)
(€620)
(£530)
  A$2000
(US$1380)
(€1240)
(£1060)
A$
468
Carton: Contents inc Canada collection to 1908 (95) in springback album with 1859 QV 1c (2) & Beaver 5c (2), 1868-78 Large Queens ½c, 1c, 3c, 5c & 12½c, 1870-88 Small Queens (15) to 10c & 1888-97 QV Ottawa printings (15) to 10c. Brownish red 1893 high vals QV 20c & 50c, 1890s QV Old Head (25) to 20c, 1903 KEVII (14) to 50c & 1908 Quebec Centenary set of 8, mostly G-FU. SG cat £1600. Then another 2 springback albums with Australia inc Kangaroos (45) to 2/- Brown, KGV (70) to 1/4, 1934 Vic Cent & Macarthur sets, 1935 ANZAC 1/-, 1940 AIF to 6d (2 sets), KGVI to 5/-, later Pics to 10/- & misc Decimals to $4 inc good variety of Pic & commem sets. Then Fiji inc pre-decimals to 5/- U & mixed MUH Decimal Pic sets, plus similar for Samoa. More Australia in 4 albums inc Seven Seas hingeless pgs 1966-85 (retail $150) with near comp collection inc high val 1970s commem sets & Paintings to $10. Channel Islands collection to mid 1970s inc Guernsey 1941 Arms (9) to 2½d & Jersey 1943 Pic set of 6 (cat £110). World misc in 4 small s/books inc Netherlands 1890s-1970s plus Old-time 'Strand' album (complete with Edwardian era world maps) with mostly Colonial British Asia & Africa Pics & Defs to early KGVI era. All in large carton.
  A$325
(US$224)
(€202)
(£172)
  A$450
(US$311)
(€279)
(£239)
A$
533
Egypt: 1866-1938 Collection on pages. 1866 Arabic opt 1st Issue to 10Pi. 1867 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5Pi. 1879-84 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5Pi. 1884-86 Postage Dues to 5Pi & 1888 set to 5Pi. 1914-22 Pictorials to 200m. 1922 crown opt to 200m. 1923-24 King to £1, plus service opt set to 50m. 1925 Geographical set. 1933 Air set to 20m. 1913 OHHS opt Sphinx & Pyramid 5m, error opt inverted. Almost all diff. Most F-VF M/U. SG cat £2500+ = A4550+. (155)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
534
Egypt: 1866-1909 Mint Classic collection 1866 Arabic opt 5pa, 2pi & 10pi 1867-71 Sphinx & Pyramid to 1pi, 1872-75 Sphinx & Pyramid, to 5pi. 1879-1902 Sphinx & Pyramid to 2pi. 1888-1909 Sphinx & Pyramid to 10pi. 1884 Postage Due 5pi with wmk & 1886-87 1pi & 2pi no wmk. 1888 Postage Due 1pi, 2pi & 5pi. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/UN. SG cat £1750+ = A$3150+ (30). (P)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
535
Egypt: 1866-1909 Used collection. 1866 Arabic opt 1st issue to 5pi. 1867-71 Sphinx & Pyramid set to 5pi. 1867-71 Sphinx & Pyramid set to 5pi. 1872-75 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5pi, plus 10pa shade. 1878 Surch set 5pa & 10p. 1879-1902 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5pi. 1884 20pa on 5pi. 1888-1909 Sphinx & Pyramid set to 10pi. 1884-87 Postage Due to 2pi. 1888 Postage Due to 1pi. 1889-1907 Postage Due set to 2pi, plus 1898-1907 3m on 2pi. All diff, plus shades. Mostly G-VFU. SG cat £870+. (60).
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
A$
559
French Colonies - Guiana: 1887-1904 Classics inc 1887 'Avril 1887 GUY FRANC' opt Peace & Commerce 0,05/2c & 0,20/35c, imperf, plus Ceres 0,25/30c imperf 1887 'DEC 1887 GUY FRANC' opt Ceres 5/30c imperf. 1888 'Fevrier 1888 GUY FRANCE' opt Ceres 5c30c, P&C 10/75c imperf. 1892 'GUYANE' diag opt Ceres 30c imperf, & P&C 40c, 75c & 1Fr imperf. 1892 GUYANE diag opt Commerce to 75c perf. 1892 'GUYANE DEC 92' opt Commerce 0,05/15c. 1892-1904 Tablet to 2Fr inc New Colours. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/UN/U, some mixed condition. SG cat £3200+ = A$5750+. (42). (P)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
A$
624
Hungary: 1871-1947 Collection/accumulation with 1871 Litho King set U inc shades (SG cat £3600), Engraved Kings set (£300), range of 1874-99 Envelope numeral type (60) inc 1888 line perfs M (10, £600) inc 24k-3Fo, plus U to 3Fo, 1900-1916 Turul & King type set U various perfs/wmks, 1913 Flood Relief tab set M (£180), plus opt tab set M (£200), range of Harvesters & Parliament types inc opts, plus Postage Dues & Officials through 1920s-30s-40s inc 1938 Eucharistic M/Sheet U (£85), 1940 M/S (10), 1940s sets in blks, wide range of 1945-46 opts, 1947 Stamp Day M/S (2, £240), a few 1950s FDC, plus loose 1950s-60s. F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £6400 = A$11,000. (2000)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
  A$800
(US$552)
(€496)
(£424)
A$
660
Malaya two volume collection/accumulation with Straits Settlements (360) inc QV (30) to 24c, KEVII (50), KGV (150) inc 1935 Jubilee. KGVI (130) plus extra KGVI opt BMA (160) inc vals to $1. FMS Tigers (180) inc MUH multiples. WWII Jap Occup opts (37), Malay/Malaysian States (2100), late 1890s-1970s with Johore 1890s-1940s Sultans (90), Kedah (60) to KGVI era, Perak Sultans (200) inc 1950 set to $2. Selangor (200) inc 1950 Sultans to $2. Then smaller selection of pre 1955 Malacca, Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Selangor & Trengganu. Plus many 100s of 1950s-60s low value Pics from all States. Malaysia Pics (900) to $10. North Borneo (700) inc 1888 Arms set to 10c M (cat £100). Plus another set IMPERF prs (£450) & 4 extra imperf prs (£185) to 10c, mostly VFM. Then early 1900s Pics (170) mixed CTO/F-VFU WWII Jap Occup opt set to 25c M (£180), 1961 QEII Pics to $10 U (£75) & 100s of other 1930s-60s. Sarawak (150) to early 1950s QEII. Brunei (250) to 1970s Pics plus misc Labuan inc odd QV. Huge lot to sort through with high total cat val. Mostly G-FU with M/MUH sighted. (5000)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
662
Malaya - Perak: 1888-99 QV Collection inc 1880-83 Perak opt QV 2c brown (2 diff types). 1884-91 Perak opt QV 2c rose (2 diff types). 1886 ONE CENT PERAK vert opt QV 2c. 1886 1 CENT PERAK opt QV 2c (SG type 25). 1886-89 ONE CENT PERAK opt QV 2c (3 types). 1889-91 PERAK ONE CENT opt QV 2c. 1891 Perak ONE CENT opt QV 2c (2 types), plus 6c & 2c/24c. 1892-95 Tiger set to 5c. 1895 3 CENTS. 1895-99 Tiger & Elephant set to $25 (50c to $25 are F/C). 1889 PGS opt QV to 24c. 1894 & 95 Service opt Tiger 5c. All diff. Most G-VF M/U or F/C with $25 in unusually nice quality with excellent colours. SG cat £8000+ = A$14,000+ as normals. (42) (P)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
A$
806
Zululand: 1888-93 opt GB QV ½d to 1/-, opt Natal QV ½d with & w/o stop. 1893 opt Natal QV 6d, & 1891 opt Natal Postal Fiscal 1d mauve. Also 1893 opt GB QV ½d Postcard. Mostly F-VF M. SG 1-10, 12, 13, 16 & F1 cat £745+. (14 + postcard). (P)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£117)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
A$
2373
1852 QV Laureate 6d brown, plate II, 1888 Van Dyck reprint from original plate on yellowish paper, full sheet of 25. VF UN as made. SG 77/78(R) originals would cat £137,000!
  A$230
(US$159)
(€143)
(£122)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
A$
2451
1888 Centenary Emu 2d blue POSTAL FORGERY, no wmk, line perf 11 on thick coarse mesh paper. VFU, light part '1134' numeral cancel of 'The Exchange', plus normal to compare. SG 254(F) footnote cat £450+. Rare specialist item. (2) (P)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$345)
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(£265)
A$
2452
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$207)
(€186)
(£159)
  A$450
(US$311)
(€279)
(£239)
A$
2453
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$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
A$
2454
1888 QV Centenary 6d orange imperf Proof, no wmk, wove paper, printed from special master Die Proof mini-plate of 4 electrotypes. Superb UN as made, 4 margins. SG 256(p). Very rare as less than 10 recorded. (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
A$
2455
1888-89 Lyrebird Centenary 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$242)
(€217)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
2456
1888-89 Kangaroo Centenary 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$242)
(€217)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
2457
1888-89 Map Centenary 5/- grey-blue, imperf proof, no wmk, wove paper, printed from special master Die Proof Mini-Plate of 4 electrotypes. Superb UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 261(p). Very rare as less than 10 recorded. (P)
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
2458
1888-89 Carrington 20/- cobalt-blue, wmk '5/-' sideways, perf 10. Superb M. SG 262 cat £750. Unusually nice. (P)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
2459
1888-89 Carrington 20/- blue, imperf proof, no wmk, wove paper, printed from special master die proof mini-plate of 4 electrotypes. VF UN as made, 4 margins. SG 262(p). Very rare, less than 10 recorded. (P)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£117)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
2460
1888-89 Carrington 20/- grey-blue, imperf proof, no wmk, wove paper, printed from special master die proof mini-plate of 4 electrotypes. VF UN as made, 4 margins. SG 262(p). Very rare, less than 10 recorded. (P)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£117)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
2461
1888-89 Carrington 20/- red, imperf Proof, no wmk wove paper, printed from special Master Die Proof mini plate of 4 electrotypes. VF UN as made, 4 margins. SG 262(p). Very rare, less than 10 recorded (P)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
2462
1888-89 Carrington 20/- rose 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). Very rare, less than 10 recorded. (P)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
2463
1888-90 OS opt Carrington 20/- cobalt-blue, perf 10, wmk '5/-' sideways from 1895 special printing for PO sets. VF CTO, concentric ovals pmk. SG O48 cat £1100. Rare as only 208 sold & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
  A$1000
(US$690)
(€620)
(£530)
A$
2532
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).
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
2534
1897 Money Order form from Junee (No 374) for £1.10/- bearing 1888 Centenary 1d tied by double ring horiz oval 'Junee 22 MAR 97 NSW' cds, cashed at Hobart with paying office cds & '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. Some edge aging at right on M/O. VF. (2). (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
2535
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$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
2536
1897 Money Order from Picton for 5/- bearing 1888 Centenary 1d (m/s cancel) with violet 'MOO & GSB 20 MAR 97 NSW' oval d/s at UL. Cashed at Hobart with paying office 'MOO & SB MR 30 97 Tasmania' cds at LR & 'Commercial Bank of Tasmania' cachet in red on reverse. Comp with advice portion with March 22 departure & March 26 arrival d/s. VF. (2). (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
2555
Postmarks Numerals: Massive collection in 5 large volumes with around 1150 diff, 1 to 2094 plus many cancel variations with RRRRR (11 diff), inc 193 m/s on 1888 1d Cent, 390 (2R20), 398 (on Vic 1912 1d opt), 420 (type B), 639, 1029, 1248, 1315, 1323, 1695 & 1737 (most not photogenic). RRRR (50 diff plus uncounted extras) inc 13 (type 3), 17 (type 3a), 71 (type 2), 95 (NSW), 151 (type 2c), 169, 242 (type 3), 346, 366, 449, 646, 666 (blue, unique?), 751, 932, 1054, 1166, 1196, 1246, 1272, 1312, 1468, 1554, 1623, 1664, 1684, 1688, 1758, 1858, 1903, 1941, 2031, 2071 & 2094 (these all F-VF clear strikes). RRR (120) with over 110 diff inc 8 on 6d Diadem imperf wmk 8, 49 on 6d brown Diadem imperf wmk 8, 75 (type 2), 144 (type 3), 192, 370 (on 1d roo), 542 (type 3), 562, 625, 715 (tied), 820, 901, 962, 965 (violet), 996, 1060, 1129, 1272 (tied), 1351, 1388, 1403, 1409, 1471, 1512, 1535, 1679 (tied), 1805, 1833, 1857, 1895, 1908, 1917, 1947, 1987, 2030, 2049 & 2067. RR (210) with 170 diff inc 1850s Barred Numerals 7 (superb), 15 (on 1d Laureate 'no leaves' pr), 39 (on 6d Laureate) & 43 (on 1d brick Laureate), 50 (on 3d Laureate no wmk pr), 55 (on 6d brown Laureate), 90 (2) on Sydney View 1d & 6d Laureate Plate 2. Other pmks of note inc Drayton NSW, Ipswich NSW & Brisbane NSW cds tying 85, 87 & 95 to 2d Diadems to envelope pieces, registered h/s, plus 100s of R, SS &S rated strikes. A monumental collection assembled over a period of more than 20 years. Est retail $40,000. (3950 items). (P)
  A$6500
(US$4485)
(€4030)
(£3445)
  A$9000
(US$6210)
(€5580)
(£4770)
A$
2559
Envelope-Official: 1888 Centenary 1d violet OS Die, pointed flap with seal (142x80mm). UN, tones, flap stuck. H&G DB8a.
  A$10
(US$7)
(€6)
(£5)
  A$15
(US$10)
(€9)
(£8)
A$
2560
Envelope-Official: 1888 Centenary 1d violet OS Die, curved flap with seal, 'Inspector's Office' at LL (137x80mm). UN, sl tones. H&G DB8c.
  A$10
(US$7)
(€6)
(£5)
  A$15
(US$10)
(€9)
(£8)
A$
2612
Registered Official: 1888 QV 6d violet OS die. UN, sl flts. H&G DC2,
  A$20
(US$14)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$40
(US$28)
(€25)
(£21)
A$
2613
Registered Official: 1888 QV 6d Red OS Die for Department of Public Instruction. FU from Croydon w/o pmk, Sydney arrival b/s. H&G DC2.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
A$
2614
Registered Official: 1888 QV 6d Red OS Die for Department of Public Instruction. GU from Tighes Hill with 661 rays pmk, edge stains. H&G DC2.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
A$
2746
Stamp Duty: 1888 Mt Morgan Gold Mining Co share purchase & transfer documents franked large QV Chalon £1 green thick paper (40) inc variety 're-entry' at LR (6th stamp in 1st row), with m/s lines cancel. Sl tones, folds etc. SG 161/161a cat £3515 for FU. Impressive large £40 franking. (P)
  A$550
(US$380)
(€341)
(£292)
  A$800
(US$552)
(€496)
(£424)
A$
2804
1888 St George 2/6 lake, perf 12 wmk TAS no lines. Fresh M, original gum, tiny thin but superb appearance. SG F30 cat £150 & under-catalogued. (P)
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£32)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
A$
2985
1888 Swan set 1d-4d, opt SPECIMEN, wmk crown CA, perf 14. VF fresh MUH. SG 103-5s cat £275 for M, so should be at least double, £550 MUH. (3) (P)
  A$450
(US$311)
(€279)
(£239)
  A$650
(US$449)
(€403)
(£345)
A$
3198
1888 QV £1 Lilac & black. Superb fresh VF MLH. SG 20 cat £900. Rare stamp in unusually nice quality. (P)
  A$800
(US$552)
(€496)
(£424)
  A$1200
(US$828)
(€744)
(£636)
A$
3199
1888 'Protectorate 4d' black opt QV 4d lilac & black. Fresh M, tiny thin. SG 44 cat £475. (P)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
A$
3313
1907 Registered cover franked 1888 Surch QV 3c/3d brown, 2c/1c rose & 1891 QV 5c bicolour, tied by indistinct cds. To Germany with 'Dresden 25 3 07' b/s. SG 26-7 & 55 cat £164 as loose stamps & 'from x10-15' on cover. (P)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
4208
China POs: 1886-1919 Collection inc 1886-1901 Precursors selection of German stamps with China pmks inc Numeral 2Mk vert pr & stamp, plus pr on piece with Eagle 10pf, 25pf & 50pf. 1886 Embossed Eagle 20pf & 50pf prs. 1888-91 Eagle vals to 50pf. 1898 Opt Eagle 5pf to 50pf, 48 degree angle & set to 50pf, 56 degree angle. Boxer Rebellion 1898 opt Eagle 25pf (2) with Field Post pmks, plus Reichpost 10pf & 20pf. Also Kiautschou Yacht 5pf & 20pf with 'Peking' cds & Picture Postcard with Fieldpost Station pmks. 1900-01 Tientsin Provisional 'China' opts h/s Reichspost 3pf, 5pf, 10pf, 10pf, 20pf & 50pf, all genuine, the 20pf with Buhler photo-cert & the 80pf with 2011 Ceremuga photo cert. 1901-04 Reichpost set to 5Mk, all U on piece (SG cat £700), plus vals to 5Mk M. 1905 Opt Germania set to $2½ on 5Mk U (£650), no wmk. 1905-19 set to $2½ on 5Mk U (£650), wmk lozenges. Mostly VF M/U. SG cat £29,000+ = A$52,000+. Valuable & impressive collection.(320 + 3 postcards). (P)
  A$5500
(US$3795)
(€3410)
(£2915)
  A$8000
(US$5520)
(€4960)
(£4240)
A$
4995
1884-88 QV £1 brown-lilac, wmk '3 orbs', from 1888 printing made in error on wrong paper. GU, security perfin 'HSB', barred numeral '15' & London cds pmks. SG Spec K16, SG 186 cat £4500 = A$8500. (P)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£318)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
A$
5414
Gwalior: Postal History showing various h/s, pmks etc with a Cobra inc ruined 1st Postcard with 'refused' & various Due h/s, 1888 type postcards (5) inc boxed DLO snake cachets, other QV-KGVI opt cards (10) & opt QV Envelopes (5), KEVII & KGV Reg Envelope, other covers & cards (9) inc range of Due h/s inc with snake, pmk interest. Typical poor to VFU. (30)
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£32)
  A$90
(US$62)
(€56)
(£48)
A$
5559
1888 Advertising folded lettersheet franked King 20c orange with 'C18' perfin (to indicate rate to public at 18c instead of 20c) tied by number 61 barred pmk & with 'Chiavari' cds, sent to Bologna with 'Amb Torino-Pisa' TPO cds transit b/s & 2 diff arrival b/s. The rare perfin stamp in superb condition while lettersheet has some of the adverts/coupons excised, as was planned use. Sass F4 cat €5000. Very rare & interesting item for the specialist. Dr Enzo Diena AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
  A$1500
(US$1035)
(€930)
(£795)
A$
6050
1888-92 Arms redrawn issue 25c-$2 imperf composite DIE PROOF in blue, litho transfers on thin paper (75x118mm). Superb UN as made. SG 45-48(p). Very rare & attractive. (P)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
  A$700
(US$483)
(€434)
(£371)
A$
6094
1888-97 Brooke $2 green & blue, $5 green & violet & $10 green & carmine, unissued set of high values. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum & bright colours. SG 21a-21c cat £3800 for M, should be at least double, £7600 MUH. Extremely rare set as only 1 sheet of 60 of ea existed. Beautiful quality & certificates can be obtained on request. (3) (P)
  A$5000
(US$3450)
(€3100)
(£2650)
  A$8000
(US$5520)
(€4960)
(£4240)
A$
6271
1888-98 Precursor usage of Eagle 5pf yellow-green, 10pf carmine-red (rare shade) & 20pf violet-ultramarine, on piece with 'Herbertshohe 15/1 96' cds. Mi V46B, V47c & V48d cat €440+, SG Z9, Z10 & Z11 cat £260+ as cheapest shade. Very attractive & rare. Exp Bothe BPP & Zenker BPP. (P)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
A$
6272
1888-98 Precursor usage of 'Pfennig' Eagle 20pf bright blue blk of 6. VF U on piece with 'Finschhafen 10/3 90' cds. Mi V42c cat €1500+ as singles, SG Z5 cat £1800+ as singles. Extremely rare multiple. 2019 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$650
(US$449)
(€403)
(£345)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
A$
6578
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$414)
(€372)
(£318)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
A$
7661
1888-93 opt QV ½d to 1/-. VF M/MLH, almost all fresh. SG 1-10 cat £600. Only 3701 sets to 1/- sold. (10). (P)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£318)
A$
7662
1888-93 opt QV ½d to 1/-. F-VFU. SG 1-10 cat £615. Only 3701 sets to 1/- sold. (10). (P)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£318)
A$
7663
1888-93 opt QV ½d to 1/- plus Natal ½d w/o stop & 1891 Postal Fiscal 1d dull mauve. F-VFM, mostly fresh. SG 1-10, 13, F1 cat £627. (12) (P)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
7664
1888-93 opt QV 4d green & deep brown. Postally VFU, violet '1 Nov 89' cds. SG 6 cat £75.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
A$
7803
New Guinea: The Postal History of, 1888-1942 by J Powell, 50pgs plus set of 8 extra pmk plates, pub Hawthorn Press 1964. Front cover stained, contents fresh & clean, hard to find as only 300 printed.
  A$40
(US$28)
(€25)
(£21)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
A$