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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

CINDERELLAS


96

**

A

Australia 1937 150th Anniversary Celebrations poster stamp (beckoning Aussie surmounting the Sydney Harbour Bridge: Paul Hogan meets The Hulk!) horizontal pair, the second unit with Deep Blue Printing Largely Omitted. Striking error.

200.00

$260.00T



C of A - Kangaroo Issues

150

O

Single volume collection in early stages of development with First Wmk to 2/-, Large 'OS' to 1/- including mint 9d & Small 'OS' to 1/- including fine 2d; Second Wmk to 2/- plus perf 'OS' 6d & 5/-; Third Wmk to 2/- (both) plus mint 5/- & perf 'OS' to 10/- CTO; Small Mult Wmk to 5/- CTO, CofA to 10/-, both 'OS' Opts, couple of 'SPECIMEN' Opts; plus an annotated array of mostly minor varieties including 6d brown "Broken Leg" commercially used. Good lot.

1000.00

$1,500.00




154

*/**

A/A-

'SPECIMEN' Overprints comprising Third Wmk 1 grey Type C & 2 Type C1a (Hooked 'C'), Small Mutlipe Wmk 10/- Type C1 (Shaved 'S' & Hooked 'C'), and CofA set (the 1 & 2 are unmounted).

600.00

$750.00T



C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark


160

*/**

A C1

d green Watermark Inverted #1a marginal strip of 3 from base of the sheet with part-gutter at right, the central unit is unmounted. Unusual piece.

350.00

$380.00T




161

*/**

A B1

d green Watermark Inverted #1a marginal strip of 3 from base of the sheet with part-gutter at left, the central unit is unmounted. Fine companion for the previous lot.

350.00

$380.00T



162

O

d green Inverted Watermark selection of singles & multiples incl strips of 5 & 6, some toning, Cat $1440+.

100.00

$240.00T




164

G

A A1

1d red Die IIA Cracked Electro ("The Big Scratch") #4h Late State, perfectly centred, Hobart machine cancellation hardly impinges on the flaw, undercatalogued at $200 (see footnote #4 on page 2/26). [This is the most dramatic plate crack of the entire Kangaroo series and is the variety illustrated on the cover of the ACSC "Kangaroos" volume]

400.00

$675.00T



C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark (Official Stamps)


170

*/**

A

Perforated 'OS/NSW' 6d ultramarine horizontal pair with Double Perforations Three Sides #17b, the left-hand unit very lightly mounted and the right-hand unit unmounted.

300.00

$320.00T




173

*

A

Perforated Small 'OS' 3d Die I Double Perforations Three Sides (not apparent at the top) #12b, small pieces of official repair-tape in four places.

150.00

No longer available

C of A KANGAROOS - 2nd Watermark


181

*

A B1

2/- brown Thin Paper #36a, very lightly mounted, Cat $1000 (1999). [The first example we have seen]

1000.00

$1,500.00T




183

G

A C1

5/- grey & yellow Watermark Inverted #43a, cds cancel, Cat $500.

250.00

$220.00



C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark

186

**

A

2d grey Die I complete right-hand pane of 60 from Plate 2 with 'JBC' Monogram #7ze, centring good to excellent, couple of insignificant blemishes, Cat $2200++.

800.00

$600.00T




189

*

B C1

2d grey Die IIA corner block of 10 (5x2) with inserted 'JBC' Monogram (slightly trimmed) #8zc, the fifth unit with Major Deterioration around 'AUSTRALIA/POSTAGE', a little aged. [**The printed catalogue wrongly states #8zb]

2000.00

$1,800.00T




191

*/**

A C1

2d indigo (corner fault at upper-right) & 2d pale bright blue lower-left corner blocks of 4, each with units [49] & [55] Thick Coastline on WA #11i, the lower units are unmounted, Cat $300+ (mounted).

200.00

$190.00




192

*

A B1

3d olive Die I lower-right corner strip of 3 with Damaged Jubilee Line from where the 'JBC' Monogram has been removed, the last unit with marked Deterioration around 'CE' of 'PENCE'.

100.00

$70.00T




197

*

A- C1

Harrison PrInting 6d pale ultramarine Die IIB "Broken Leg" #20d being the upper-right unit in a block of 4, typical wayward centring, hinge remainders, Cat $2700+. Rarely offered in a block. [A single with very rough perfs was recently advertised for $2250]

2000.00

No longer available

C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark (Official Stamps)


210

O

C

Perforated 'OS' 1 chestnut & blue Watermark Inverted, a few faults, Cat $1750 +50%. Rare stamp.

500.00

$850.00T




211

**

A B1

Perforated 'OS' 1/- blue-green Die IIB marginal block of 4 from base of the sheet, three units with Deterioration at Base of Value Tablet (most pronounced on the last unit: the "Burning Rubber" variety #33i).

400.00

$360.00T




212

*

A C1

Perforated 'OS' 10/- grey & bright pink, the Kangaroo exhibiting a Dry Ink variety. Unrecorded in ACSC.

1500.00

$1,500.00T




213

G

B C2

Perforated 'OS/NSW' 1 brown & blue, a trifle aged and a couple of nibbled perfs, blue-pencil registration line at base, 'CHATSWOOD/AP4/1921/NSW' cds. One of the rarest official stamps.

1000.00

No longer available

C of A KANGAROOS - Small Multiple Watermark


219

*

A B1

5/- dark grey & yellow-orange, the Roo Misplaced slightly into Gulf of Carpentaria.

275.00

$300.00T



C of A KANGAROOS - Small Multiple Wmk - Official Stamps


224

*/**

A B1

Overprinted 'OS' 6d chestnut Ash imprint ('N' over 'A') block of 4 #22(OS)za, the lower units are unmounted, Cat $450 (mounted).

350.00

$320.00



C of A KANGAROOS - CofA Watermark


232

**

A B1

10/- grey & pink Type C 'SPECIMEN' Overprint #50cx - RPSofV Certificate (2003) as such - with unusual aniline & eosin characteristics.

1250.00

$1,000.00T



C of A KGV - King George V Issues




246

E

A

1911 GB 1d "Ideal Stamp" imperforate block of 4 in scarlet on ungummed unwatermarked paper, Printed on Both Sides.

150.00

$105.00T



247

O

1d plated collection neatly set-out in two stockbooks with Red Smooth Paper numerous major varieties including Plate 1 all Die II units (including block of 6 perf 'OS' [43-45/49-51]), Plate 2 Substituted Cliche/Thin 'G'-Pregnant 'Y' etc, then a less well-developed plating of the Rough Paper printings & limited 1d violet plating & then 1d greens by Watermark.

400.00

$525.00



248

*

Collection in Hagner album of low values with many multiples, imprints, perf 'OS' etc, many major varieties noted including 1d red 8 imprint strips with various stages of the Void Corner etc.

500.00

$1,600.00



249

O

Extensive collection of varieties in large Hagner album, all values to 5d (except 1d red) neatly annotated with numerous listed items throughout, also some paper varities, Inverted Watermarks, perf 'OS' etc. The result of years of hard labour sifting through bundleware.

1000.00

$3,000.00



250

O

- a similar but much less extensive annotated collection, noted 4d blue Temple Flaw #112(U)d.

300.00

$550.00



251

O

1d red extensive annotated collection in three large Hagner albums, plus a stockbook of 2d reds. Masochists wanted.

1000.00

$800.00



C of A KGV - Single Watermark

252

O

Extensive three-volumes annotated collection with all the basic stuff including Commonwealth & State official perfins plus literally 1000s of major & minor varieties that we couldn't even start to fully assess, a few mint items including imprints. Definitely a must-see collection.

2000.00

$4,000.00




253

H

B B2

d green Crack through SW Corner #63(3)h, short corner perf at lower-left, untidy cds but the flaw largely unobscured, Cat $600.

250.00

$220.00






254

*O

Penny Red selection on stockcards & album pages with some better shades & a good range of major varieties including reconstructed "block" with Substituted Cliches/Thin 'G'-Pregnant 'Y', 'CNE PENNY' (rounded corner), Die I-II pairs (3, one with trimmed perfs at base, apparently from a booklet), Die III (7, including a well centred mint example) etc.

500.00

$400.00T




255

*

A B1

1d scarlet Electro 23 Cracked Electro #89(23)q additionally with Watermark Inverted. Rare.

1250.00

$900.00T



256

**

A/A-

4d orange Plate 1 complete left-hand pane with Lower Left Frame Worn #110(1)g & Splintered Lower-Left Corner #110(1)i, early state of Roo's Tongue Out, part one-line Harrison imprint, some minor perf splitting in the margins and a piece of selvedge missing at top, some very minor gum-spotting.

1600.00

$1,150.00T



C of A KGV - Large Multiple Watermark

260

**

A

d green Electro 5 large-part left pane (missing the right-hand column) with listed flaws #65(5)d, e, f & g, 'CA' Monogram & with small part of another Monogram at top.

275.00

$190.00T



C of A KGV - Small Multiple Watermark P14

262

O

Collection with all values to 1/4d plus perf 'OS' to 4d (ex d), then an annotated array of major & minor varieties to 4d, a few mint items with imprints including 1d Void Corner, also a few No Watermark including 1d perf 'OS'.

350.00

$575.00



C of A KGV - Small Multiple Watermark P13

263

O

Annotated single-volume collection with all values & Dies (the 1d Die II x2 mint) plus perf 'OS' to 1/4d (ex 1d Die II) & some State perfins, extensive array of major & minor varieties, some mint material including imprints.

200.00

$230.00



C of A KGV - CofA Watermark


265

O

Annotated single-volume collection with all values plus 'OS' overprints & some scarce State official perfins, then an array of major & minor varieties to 1/4d, also a 2d Postal Forgery (minor crease).

500.00

$480.00



C of A - Other Pre-Decimals


275

*

A B1

1913-14 Engraved 6d Kookaburra lower-left corner pair, the right-hand unit has the distinctive appearance of a Dry Ink variety, very lightly mounted. A remarkable item.

400.00

$340.00T




293

*/**

A C1

1935 Silver Jubilee 2d scarlet Ash imprint block of 4, the lower units are unmounted. [From an experimental printing. The ACSC price of $30 for an imprint block is an obvious error, being less than three times the $12 quoted for a single stamp!]

125.00

$115.00T




294

**

A A1

1935 Silver Jubilee 2d red lower-left corner pair (no plate number), the second unit Major Retouch to Cross-Hatching at Lower-Left #166(2)ia, perfectly centred, Cat $100+.

100.00

$90.00




296

**/*

A/A-

1936 Cable 2d two lower-left Plate '4' blocks of 4, the first (**) with Weak Entry at Upper-Right #169f, the other (few short perfs, */**) with the same variety Retouched #169fa.

200.00

$140.00T




298

**

A A1

1936 SA Centenary 2d imprint block of 4, the lower-left unit with Deteriorated Frame at Upper-Right.

250.00

$200.00T




300

**

A A1

1936 SA Centenary 2d red imprint block of 4, the last unit with "Ladder Retouch" at left from Tree to First '1'. Unrecorded in ACSC.

250.00

$220.00T




301

*/**

A B1

1937-49 Definitives Perf 13x14 d Kangaroo lower-right corner block of 4 with Late State of Plate Crack across the McCracken Imprint #178zba, the lower units unmounted. Spectacular.

500.00

$725.00T




302

**

A B1

1937-49 Definitives Perf 13x14 3d blue Die I White Wattles marginal block of 6 (3x2), Cat $900+ (1995).

750.00

$700.00




303

**

A- B1

1937-49 Definitives Perf 13x14 1/- Lyrebird marginal Perforation Guide Mark strip of 3 from right of the sheet #208ba, minor toning in the margin only, Cat $300.

250.00

$400.00T




305

**

A

1938-49 Robes 5/- Authority imprint blocks of 4 comprising Thick Paper, Thin Paper (both sheet positions) & Tinted Paper (4), variable centring.

150.00

$170.00




311

**

A C1

1937-49 Definitives Perf 15x14 1d green Die II gutter block of 10 (5x2) with Ash imprint #182zn, the first unit in the lower row with unlisted Retouch around '1d'.

75.00

$90.00T




315

*

A C1

1937-49 Definitives Perf 15x14 6d Kookaburra No Imprint block of 4 with gutter at left #203zj with unrecorded Burnishing of the Imprint. [Several marks are quite obvious while close inspection reveals extensive scratches across the whole of the imprint area]

200.00

$210.00T




320

**

A B1

1948-56 Arms 2 green part-imprint single with Roller Flaw below 'E' of 'POSTAGE' #271d, Cat $225.

175.00

$125.00




323

**

A B1

1951-52 KGVI 4d carmine lower-left imprint block of 4 on Thin Paper (measures 0.080mm).

200.00

$140.00T




326

**

A

1953-56 QEII 3d green Offset #295c.

75.00

$70.00T




331

**

A B1

1959-63 QEII 5d gutter block of 8 (4x2) from top of the sheet with Advanced State of Plate Crack through the Perforation Pip #355bb Electro B "II". [Far more advanced than the "late" state illustrated in ACSC]

250.00

$220.00T




332

*

A

1959-63 QEII 5d blue lower-left corner pair with Grossly Misplaced Perforations #355be, Cat $100+ (1996). Dramatic.

150.00

$300.00




334

**

A B1

1963-65 Navigators 7/6d to 2 optd 'SPECIMEN', the 2 with scarce Overprint at Base #409xb, above-average centring.

500.00

$460.00T



C of A - Decimal Issues

341

**O

Single volume collection to 1979 with extras including 1971 Christmas blocks of 7 (mint & CTO) & 25, plus mostly used array of listed and unlisted varieties requiring close inspection. Retail for the mint alone exceeds $300.

140.00

$105.00T




347

**

A

1966-71 QEII 5c blue with Strong Offset #444c marginal block of 4 from top of the sheet, Cat $300+.

150.00

No longer available


350

**

A A1

1973-79 Gemstones 8c Opal Ultramarine Printing Omitted #644cd, marginal example from right of the sheet, Cat $750. [ACSC states; "...apparently affected two rows of a sheet. However, examples are rare...", suggesting this item is significantly undervalued]

400.00

$340.00T




351

F

B A1

1973 Metric Conversion 7c Volume Olive-Brown Printing Omitted #623cb, surface rubbing clear of the relevant areas, GPO Sydney cds, Cat $2000 mint; unpriced used. RPSV Certificate (2002). With normal example for comparison. [ACSC states "No details regarding this error are available"]

750.00

No longer available

352

**

B/C

1977 Silver Jubilee 18c Imperforate strips of 8 & 10 yielding 9 horizontal pairs #765b, some creasing (worse on the strip of 8, where one unit is also thinned), Cat $1800+. [The entire holding of this vendor]

500.00

$420.00T




353

**/*

A C1

1984 Skiing 30c Nordic gutter pair with the right-hand unit in blue only but with the Slalom Design (orange, purple & black colours) Superimposed!, the normal unit perfs reinforced. Only one sheet is recorded, yielding only 10 such pairs.

1000.00

$800.00




359

B

A

2003 Golden Jubilee $5 booklet with the mother of all Doctor Blade Flaws resulting in a series of "Veiled Lizzie in the Blue Dress" varieties. [See scan on our website]

200.00

$230.00



C of A - Postal History




396

C

A

1938 commercial registered cover to New Zealand with KGVI 2d Die & 3d blue Die Ia tied by 'BUNDABERG/QUEENSLAND' cds.

100.00

No longer available

C of A - Postal Stationery


442

PS

A+

Envelopes 1916 "Octagonal" 1d Die Ia (spur above 'E' of 'PENNY'), unused. Superb.

400.00

$525.00T






446

PS

B

Envelopes - PTPO 1915 Sideface 1d red Die II window envelope for Australian Drug Co used in 1915 to 'LEVUKA/FIJI' (b/s), a couple of minor faults. Very scarce.

150.00

$105.00T




451

PS

A

Postal Cards - PTPO c.1942 KGVI Oval 1d green Inverted at lower-left of postcard for Stewarts & Lloyds with 'POST CARD' heading. Attractive error.

150.00

$180.00



AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General

NEW SOUTH WALES


463

G

A-

1851-53 Laureates Bluish Paper 8d orange-yellow (a brilliant shade) SG 80, three margins just clear to huge & just cut-into at base, "Hurled Rock" flaw caused by natural paper inclusion, bold numeral cancel unusually well clear of the face, Cat 600.

350.00

$380.00T




466

*

A B1

1860-63 'REGISTERED' Wmk '6' (6d) rose-red & indigo Double Impression of the Frame SG 126a, marginal example from top of the sheet, virtually full o.g., Cat 500 (used; unpriced unused). A gem.

1000.00

$700.00T



QUEENSLAND - Postal History

SOUTH AUSTRALIA


513

*

A B2

1876-1900 Broad Star 9d rose-lilac SG 123 Double Impression, part o.g. Unrecorded in Gibbons. BPA Certificate (1997).

800.00

No longer available

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History


526

C

B

1894 local philatelic cover with 2d Perf 15 strip of 3 with Major Double Perforations on Three Sides tied by Adelaide duplex, concealed cut well clear of the stamps. An extraordinary franking & the best such variety we have seen on cover.

200.00

$140.00T



TASMANIA


557

O

B

1853-55 Courier Plate I Second State 4d pale orange SG 9 Double Print, clear margins, minor natural paper thinnings, untidy cancel clear of the obvious doubling at base. Unlisted by Gibbons. BPA Certificate (1975).

1200.00

No longer available


562

*

A

1857-69 Numeral Wmk 2d yellow-green SG 32 with Watermark Inverted, margins just clear to large with part of adjoining unit at base, large-part o.g., Cat 275. Ex Burrus.

300.00

$240.00T




568

*

A- B1

1905-12 Typo Crown/A 4d yellow Compound Perf 11x11x11x12 SG 247bb, some minor gum-loss, undercatalogued at 160. RPSofV Certificate (2002).

400.00

$340.00T




569

*

A-

1905-11 Electrotype 1d rose-red Perf 11 SG 250a marginal example from right of sheet Imperforate at Right, couple of minor blemishes, large-part o.g. Ex Lancaster.

300.00

$210.00




570

*

A

1905-11 Electrotyped Crown/A 3d brown Compund Perf 12x12x12x11 SG 253c, undercatalogued at 140. RPSofV Certificate (2002).

400.00

No longer available


571

*

A -

1905-11 Electrotyped Crown/A 1d rose-red imperforate SG 250f marginal single from left of the sheet, margins just touching to humungous, seriously undercatalogued at 180 for a pair.

200.00

$160.00T



TASMANIA - Postal Fiscals


573

*

A

1900 'REVENUE' Overprints St George 10/- salmon SG F33, an unusually large stamp, large-part o.g. Unpriced in Gibbons.

400.00

$280.00T




575

*/**

A A1

1900 'REVENUE' Overprints Tablet 1 green & yellow overprinted 'REVENUE' Overprint Double, One Vertical SG F39a block of 4, three units very lightly mounted & one unmounted, Cat 1000++. A stunning variety. [A similar but unmounted block of 4 sold for $4480 in our auction of 15/3/2003]

2500.00

No longer available

VICTORIA


609

*

A C1

1878 Emergency Printings 2d mauve/brown SG 200, large-part o.g., Cat 130.

120.00

$160.00T




616

O

B/A

1886-96 Reading 1d orange-brown single & horizontal pair all with Watermark Reversed from having been printed on the wrong (unsized) side of the paper resulting in parts of the design being lost upon soaking. Separate RPSofV Certificates. [SeeKellow at page 21: such stamps are "very scarce to rare"]

200.00

$220.00




620

F

A-

1901-10 'POSTAGE' V/Crown Perf 12 5/- rose-red & blue SG 398 (Watermark Inverted) marginal example from the base of the sheet, Imperforate at Base, minor fault at lower-left in the margin, Melbourne 'PP' (Parcel Post) cds of JY16/01. Extraordinary commercial usage. Ex Purves & Holness. [Kellow at page 312 notes "Two used copies are known...". No mint examples are recorded]

3000.00

No longer available


622

H

A C1

1905-13 Crown/A Perf 11 1/- yellow-orange SG 442 horizontal pair, Watermark Inverted, untidy cancellation, undercatalogued at 360+. RPSofV Certificate (1999). [Kellow at page 311 states "About two dozen used examples are recorded, including four pairs"]

800.00

No longer available

VICTORIA - Postal History




653

C

C

1858 mourning cover to GB "Per Victoria" with rare franking of Campbell & Co Half-Length 3d pair [17/23, the upper unit with Retouch under 'C' of 'VICTORIA' SG 24a] tied by fair '158' of 'EAST COLLINGWOOD' (b/s), repaired tear well clear of the stamps; with the enclosure. Ex Perry.

350.00

$250.00






657

C

C

1878 cover to GB with Laureate 6d tied by very fine 'TPO/4'-in-bars, 'UP TRAIN/GM4' (error) b/s, horizontal fold crosses both the stamp & the b/s.

125.00

$170.00



WESTERN AUSTRALIA


690

F

A

1854-55 Rouletted 4d pale blue SG 5, rouletted on all sides well clear of the design, small ink "F" (?) & light void-grid '14' cancel, Cat 425.

300.00

$320.00




691

F

B

1857-59 Hillman Rouletted 6d black-bronze SG 22, roulettes on all sides with huge margin at right & part of the adjoining unit, good colour with the distinctive bronze lustre, a couple of small internal faults that have been neatly repaired, very fine 15-bar '2' cancel, Cat 850. A rare stamp.

400.00

$280.00




698

**

A+ A1

1902-12 V/Crown Perf 11 2d yellow SG 130, exceptional centring, full unmounted o.g., Cat 160+. A wonderful example.

500.00

$725.00



WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal Revenues


705

*

A

Court Fees 1920 'PROBATE' 6d green upper-right corner block of 4 with Double Perforations at Top.

75.00

$60.00T



716

OC

Revenue Duty 1943-63 selection on leaves with 1943-57 Double Frameline under 'REVENUE DUTY' 1d to 5 complete plus 1d plate proof block of 4 on grey card, 1951-63 Single Frameline 1d to 10 (ex 30/- & 5) including 1d strip of 4 & block of 9 with Strong Offsets, a few Pre-Printing Paper Folds, private Overprints for AMP (5, including on a receipt), Bairds & Barnett Bros (2), various values on receipts, plus postal usage on six commercial covers (all but one correctly taxed). Very scarce lot.

500.00

$400.00T




717

**

A

Revenue Duty 1951-63 Single Frameline under 'REVENUE DUTY' 1d scarlet marginal block of 4 with exceptional Complete Offset. Stunning.

75.00

$85.00T




718

**

A

Revenue Duty 1d scarlet marginal block of 9 with Strong Offset Misplaced & Inverted. Excellent positional piece.

150.00

$135.00T




719

**/*

A

Stamp Duty 1920-23 Lithographed on Dzelme Wmk '7' Paper 1d scarlet marginal block of 8 (4x2) from base of the sheet, Misplaced Comb Perf 14x13 rectified with Line Perf 11 horizontally, some minor perf reinforcing.

400.00

$320.00T




720

*

A

Stamp Duty 1920-23 Lithographed on Dzelme Wmk '7' Paper 3d black & grey-purple block of 10 (5x2) from top of the sheet with margins on three sides, Comb Perf 14x13 with an Extra Strike of the Comb at a Pronounced Angle across all but the last unit, some minor perf reinforcing and the right-hand pair rejoined. Spectacular error.

500.00

$440.00T




721

**

A

Stamp Duty 1920-23 Lithographed on Dzelme Wmk '7' Paper 3d black & dull purple vertical strip of 4 all with "Levitating Swan" (misplaced upwards 2-3mm) & the first unit additionally with "Beating Heart" variety.

200.00

$340.00T




722

F

A B1

Stamp Duty 1920-23 Lithographed on Dzelme Wmk '7' Paper 10 black & violet-grey horizontal pair both with Swan Misplaced 4mm to Base, neat 'STATE STAMP OFFICE' cds still virtually full o.g. Striking variety.

200.00

$280.00T




723

*

A C1

Stamp Duty 1923-25 Zinc Plates 2d (Third Transfer) black & bright blue lower-left vertical strip of 5, the fourth unit with "Peacock Feathers" Flaw.

100.00

$80.00T




724

**

A+

Stamp Duty 1923-25 Zinc Plates 2d black & blue marginal block of 6 (2x3) from right of the sheet, Misplaced Comb Perf 14x13 rectified with Line Perf 11 horizontally. Striking error of superb quality.

500.00

$360.00T



ANTARCTICA

755

**

Australian 1994 Huskies 85c SG 106 half-sheets of 50 with the background in blue (creases etc affecting 20 units) or violet (one unit torn), Cat 150(-). [While we have noted some variation in the shades in this stamp, this is a dramatic difference deserving of catalogue status]

100.00

$70.00T



BASUTOLAND


766

**

A B1

Lesotho: 1966 Postage Dues 1c & 5c lower-right plate blocks of 12 (4x3) each with the first unit showing 'LSEOTHO' Error.

100.00

$95.00T



BRITISH WEST INDIES

774

**

A

Guyana 1981 Royal Wedding Overprints SG 841-3 plus subsequent additional surcharges & other overprints including Parcel Post & OPS types including a revealing 'OOPS' variety!, pairs with coil joins etc.

200.00

$190.00T



BURMA

CHINA

COOK ISLANDS

FRENCH COMMUNITY


823

**

A

Wallis et Futuna 1973 Airs (Flowers) SG 226-232 matching imperforate gutter pairs from top of the sheetlets. Most attractive.

150.00

$105.00T



GREAT BRITAIN


852

*

C B1

1912-24 Cypher 2d dull Prussian blue SG 373a, minor aging, hinge remainder & a couple of thin spots, Cat 550. [RPSofL Certificate #66764, now lost]

100.00

$135.00



HONG KONG


870

**

A C1

1912-21 Script 6c brown-orange Watermark Inverted SG 103w, Cat 550 (mounted). [The vendor freaked when the catalogue appeared. "It's grossly undercatalogued by Gibbons! And there are only a dozen unmounted examples recorded. The reserve must be $3200!!"]

4000.00

No longer available


871

**

A

1938-52 KGVI 50c Printed Both Sides, Inverted on Reverse SG 153ab, Cat 7500. Ceremuga Certificate (2003) for a block of 4 of which this is the last unit.

7500.00

No longer available

NEPAL

935

O

A/B

1899-1917 a black Scott #10 impressive block of 64 (8x8) on thin (almost pelure) native paper, noted as including six tete-beche pairs.

100.00

$70.00



NEW GUINEA - "G.R.I." Overprints


947

*

A A1

1914-15 6mm Setting 4d on 40pf SG 9, Large Stop after 'I' (unrecorded by Gibbs), very lightly mounted, Cat 250+.

250.00

$280.00




955

F

A B1

1914 Overprints on Marshall Islands 1d on 5pf with Spaced '1' & 'd' SG 51e, oval Rabaul d/s, Cat 300.

300.00

$320.00T




960

*

A B1

1914 Overprints on Marshall Islands 6mm Setting 3d on 30pf SG 64j, lightly mounted, Cat 1700. A rare stamp. BPA Certificate (1947) as the then SG 55 "...the rare 6mm setting".

2000.00

$2,100.00



NEW ZEALAND

994

O

1898-1907 Pictorials selection on Hagners with many varieties annotated as per Campbell Paterson, better values including 9d (7), 1/- (4) & 2/- (2), STC $NZ1400+.

400.00

$360.00



PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period

1023

*O

Small mostly mint study of the 1907-10 Small 'PAPUA' & 1910 Large 'PAPUA' issues with many blocks of 4 to 1/- including annotated varieties, also 2/6d perf 'OS' block of 4 CTO and Airmails including Harrison 3d SG 113, condition a bit mixed. Ex Yardley.

250.00

$340.00




1034

*

A C1

1930 Aeroplane Overprints Harrison Printing 3d sepia-black & bright blue-green SG 115 marginal example from right of the sheet, endorsed in the margin "Harrison/obtained/from/JGSpychiger/Port Moresby/7.4.33", very lightly mounted, Cat 1600. [Only two sheets of 40 were issued. Local philatelist Spychiger bought both sheets, one of which he sold to Stanley Gibbons]

1200.00

$2,700.00



PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period Official Stamps

1037

*O

Perforated 'OS' 1910-11 Lithographs collection on stocksheets with multiples including 4d block of 9, stamp varieties including 4d Deformed 'd', perfin varieties including inverted & diagonal errors, perfin/no perfin pairs etc, some faults but generally fine. An excellent lot.

1000.00

$950.00



PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Issued Stamps

1064

**

A

1995 Surcharged Birds complete sheets of 50 comprising SG 755, 755b, 756, 757 & 758b (imprint '1992'), Cat 2800+.

500.00

$850.00T



RHODESIA


1080

**

A B1

1966 Harrison Pictorials 2d Citrus marginal block of 8 (2x4) from base of the sheet with Orange Printing (Fruit) Omitted from last two units & Largely Omitted from units 5 & 6, Cat 2600++. A spectacular and famous error.

4000.00

$8,500.00



ST. HELENA


1088

*

A C1

1922-37 Badge of the Colony Script Wmk 8d Broken Mainmast SG 105a, Cat 140.

175.00

$130.00T



SOUTH AFRICA


1099

G

A

Cape of Good Hope 1863-64 De La Rue Triangles 4d slate-blue SG 19b, large even margins, cancel clear of Hope, Cat 500. Alcuri Certificate (1987).

400.00

$280.00



TONGA


1125

P

A

1993-95 Marine Life (Redrawn Designs) 10s 20s 45s 60s & 80s imperforate blocks of 4 from the right of the sheets. [The five Type II values issued in 1995]

800.00

$550.00




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