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LITERATURE - Country Headings
New Guinea and Papua: "Lakatoi I" & "Lakatoi II & III" by Croaker, cover blemishes as usual; and "Airmails of New Guinea" by Hare, coming apart as usual! (Qty 3)
Balance of consignment including mint Iran 1915 6ch 10ch & 12ch Printed Both Sides with Centres Inverted on one side; India modern selection of printing and perforation errors, 1958 Radio & Television Stamp colour trials (2), Indian States Entertainment Tax & Transport Tax stamps mostly in blocks of four; Egypt 1953 2m Air plate block of 4 with Double Overprint (toned); New Zealand 1955 QEII 1d & 2d imperforate proof pairs (3, including 1d tªte-bªche); Aden Mahra State 1967 500f Paintings imperforate M/S unmounted; UAE 1976 50f on 75f SG 50a block of 4 unmounted (toned); Great Britain 1870s De La Rue 'Ink Recipe'; South Australia 1886 £15 'Long Tom' optd 'SPECIMEN'; also modern used selections from Hong Kong, Burma & Nepal. Interesting group ideal for ebay or postal sales. (Qty few hundred)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Chiefly used KGV Heads accumulation including perf 'OS' issues in four quality stockbooks with duplicated range to 1/4d (7, two perf 'OS'), plus mint to 5d including 1d red Harrison One-Line Imprint pair; also used Roos to 2/- with a few multiples. Possible postmark interest, condition variable. (Qty many100s)
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
3d olive Plate 1 No Monogram strip of 3 all units being Die II BW #12zd, well centred, the gum a little suntanned which in no way detracts from the superb appearance of this rare piece, unmounted, Cat $5000 (mounted). [Far superior to Arthur Gray's similar strip of 4]
C of A KANGAROOS - 2nd Watermark
5/- grey & chrome Watermark Inverted BW #43a, very well centred, a couple of slightly short perfs at base, lightly mounted, Cat $1500.
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
6d ultramarine "Broken Leg" BW #20d, repaired tear at lower-right & minor creasing, neat Melbourne cds clear of the variety, Cat $750.
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Well organised duplicated array of Single & Multiple Watermark Penny Reds, Greens & a few Violets exhibiting mostly minor varieties but including Secret Mark (7), Line Through Wattles (12), Thin 'G' (6), Run 'N' (21), Flaw Under Neck (12) plus plenty more ACSC listed flaws to intrigue the specialist. (Qty 100s)
Penny Reds annotated collection in quality Lighthouse hingeless album, with range of Smooth or Rough Paper varieties including Substituted Clich© (7), 'NY' Joined, Run 'N', plus heaps more lesser varieties, with possible shade interest. (Qty 100s)
Penny Violets & Greens annotated collection in quality Lighthouse hingeless album, all watermarks represented with a diverse range of varieties sighted. No rarities evident, but fairly comprehensive and would be an ideal acquisition to bolster an existing collection. (Qty 100s)
Annotated collection on leaves with lots of varieties on values to 4d orange & 4d blue, then a 4½d selection including Mullett (2) & Ash imprint pairs, condition a bit mixed. (Qty 200 approx)
Largely annotated collection on leaves etc with many useful varieties notedand lots of fine used stamps throughout, also SMult Perf 13½x12½ 1/4d imprint pair (*) and CofA 5d imprint pair (**). (Qty 100s)
C of A KGV - Single Watermark
Smooth & Rough Paper Penny Reds accumulation with lots of shades (although no attempt has been made to classify them). We noted Smooth Paper Dies I-II pair, Die I Watermark Inverted (40+, including a few perf 'OS'), Rough Paper Die II (20 including perf 'OS/NSW' x2), Die III (14), perf 'OS' Die II Smooth (3) & Rough (5), etc. High catalogue/retail value. (Qty 100s)
Shade accumulation of all values (excluding Penny Reds) to 1/4d (12), perf 'OS' 4d violet (9) 4½d (11) & 1/4d (5), perf 'OS/NSW' 4d orange (3), 4d lemon (4), 4d violet (2) & 5d. Also 'T' perfins for most values and a smattering of Watermark Inverted issues, but sadly no rarities. Condition variable. (Qty 100s)
Single-Line Perf ½d pale emerald BW #64, machine cancel, Cat $500.
Smooth Paper 1d red Plate 1 block of 12 (6x2) with four Die I-II pairs BW #71(1)fa, margin at right, exceptional centring, the first unit with light corner bend & very lightly mounted otherwise unmounted, Cat $4800+. Exceptional!
Smooth Paper 1d red Plate 2 Rusted (Pre-Substituted) Clich©s BW #71(2)i with machine cancel and #71(2)j with part-'TRAYNORS LAGOON' (Vic) cds, the latter with some colour diffusion on the reverse, Cat $1500. BSAP Certificate (undated). (Qty 2)
Smooth Paper 1d red Plate 2 Pre-Substituted ("Rusted") Clich©s BW #71(2)i & j, similarly centred, the first with minor colour-diffusion, Victorian cds cancels, Cat $1500.
Smooth Paper 1d carmine-red Plate 4 One-Line 'HARRISON' Imprint strip of 6 with varieties 'RA' Joined & Roo's Tongue BW #71(4)zj, unmounted, Cat $800 as a mounted block of four. (Qty 6)
Smooth Paper 1d red Plate 4 upper-left corner block of 10 (2x5) from a £1 booklet (telltale staple-holes in the left-hand margin) with Thin 'ONE PENNY' & 'NY' Joined BW #71(4)L & m and the last unit with unlisted Bullethole at Back of Skull, unmounted, Cat $985++. A rare positional piece.
4d bright orange vertical strip of 5 from the upper-right of the right-hand pane, the second unit Line through 'FOUR PENCE' & the fifth unit 'PE' Joined BW #110(2)h & m, all but the last unit are unmounted, Cat $1350+.