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Displaying 17 Lots in Category - Miniature Sheets
British Commonwealth disorganised accumulation in stockbooks with unmounted Australia including sets, M/Ss, complete sheets, stamp packs and booklets; Great Britain & Channel Islands and New Zealand sets & M/Ss; plus Australian Territories, British Antarctic Territory, Canada & Tokelau sets; also some used/CTO stamps. Huge initial cost. (Qty 1000s)
AUSTRALIA: 1996 Wetlands Conservation $15 Ducks x4 M/S for Taipei Exhibition, set of imperforate colour separation proofs on gummed paper, unmounted. Reasonable offers considered. (Qty 7 M/Ss)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Basic collection in four Seven Seas albums with pickings in the pre-decimals then a high degree of completeness from 1966 to mid-2000s plus Australia Post albums of Gold Medallist sheetlets for the 2000 Sydney & 2004 Athens Olympics plus the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games. (Qty 100s)
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1928 International Philatelic Exhibition 3d Kookaburra M/S block of 4 with even toning, mounted in margins only, plus a single M/S with Exhibition cds of 29OC28 (first day of issue) in red and another mint (missing selvedge at left) signed in selvedge by John Ash & James Murray (the Exhibition Postmaster); also 3d Kooka perf 'OS' block of 6 */** and a facsimile "proof" in dull blue on thin watermarked paper (156x116mm) with 'Hélio-Vaugirard - 1949' imprint. (Qty 7 items)
1928 International Philatelic Exhibition 3d Kookaburra M/S from a central position with perforations on all sides, central horizontal perforations a bit weak, unmounted, Cat $225. [Only three positions in the sheet of 15 M/Ss have perforations on all sides]
C of A - Decimal Issues
1966-88 issues to $5 mostly in blocks of 4, also large multiples, coil strips, gutter pairs, M/Ss, Framas & booklets and a few used stamps. The "ballpark" estimate may prove conservative. (Qty many 100s)
1992-94 Threatened Species 45c sheetlet of 5 with World Columbian Stamp Expo overprint in gold completely imperforate BW #1567cb, Cat $500. Ceremuga Certificate (2000) as SG 1328pa imperf (prior to the issue of the ACSC "Decimals III" in 2002). [The imperf sheetlets were sold by Australia Post at the exhibition & probably 48 - a complete printer's sheet - were sold]
C of A - Commemorative Covers
1929 Kookaburra 3d pair taken from a M/S (lower-left corner sheet postion) tied to 'INTERNATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION' envelope by a typically light strike of the Exhibition '29OC1928' cds in green BW #133MSwa, some light tonespots. The first example of the green cancel we have seen on cover.
1872-1945 collection in Schaubek album including 1872 Small Shields to 5g or 18kr, Large Shields including 2kr * & 9k unused, 1900 'REICHPOST' Perf 14 3mk & 5mk used, 1920 Overprints on Bavaria used including 3mk Straight Top to 'R' in 'REICH', 1924-29 Welfare Fund sets used, 1926 Air used, 1927 I.A.A Overprints used, 1928-31 Zeppelins mint & used plus mint 1930 South American Flight, 1931 Polar Flight & 1933 Chicago Flight (Cat €1200), 1930 IPOSTA M/S (typical brown gum), 1933 Tenth Anniversary M/S (Cat €1800, minor gum blemishes, possibly **), 1933-34 Hindenburg * (40pf used), 1934 Colonisers' ** (minor gum marks), 1934 Hindenburg Memorial **, 1935 OSTROPA M/S (typical brown gum, possibly **), 1937 Brown Ribbon Eagle Overprint plus Hitler imperforate & Nuremberg Congress M/Ss; also German Occupation of Poland and Bohemia & Moravia; some gum blemishes or heavy mounting, but generally fine, Cat €13,000+. (Qty 100s)
1946-61 collection in two Schaubek albums including Allied Occupation French Zone 1949 Rebuilding Fund M/Ss **, Russian Zone including West Saxony Leipzig Fair M/S * and Thuringia Bridge Fund M/S ** plus general issues including 1948 (Berlin) District Overprints to 5mk **; West Berlin 1948 Overprints in black ** & in red * (10pf & 20pf are used), 1949 Buildings (Cat €900), UPU (Cat €1000), Surcharges & Goethe all ** plus Relief Fund used, 1951-53 Freedom Bell in all clapper positions and 1952-53 Berliners **; East Germany 1950 DEBRIA M/S **; West Germany 1949 Stamp Centenary used & Relief Fund **, 1950 Bach **, 1951 Church used, 1954 Heuss **; condition generally fine, Cat well over €10,000. (Qty 100s)
BERLIN (WEST): 1949 Berlin Relief Fund M/S Mi Block 1, well centred, Schlegel guarantee h/s, Cat €1100. Superb!
1840-1983 modest collection predominantly used including Penny Black (thinned) & 1841 2d blue, Surface Printed to 5/-, KEVII & KGV to 5/-, KGVI to £1, QEII predecimal sets, 1973-83 commemorative sets unmounted; also a stockbook of used duplicates; the earlier material is very mixed. (Qty 100s)
Carton accumulation including QV 1891 50c on 48c SG 49 *, 1968 Seacraft x2 sets **, 1970s commemoratives in blocks of 4 **, 1969-1996 FDCs in two volumes, also M/Ss, stamp packs, booklets and post office "product". (Qty many 100s)
INDIAN STATES - Feudatory States
BUNDI: 1941-44 Arms 2a chestnut (one row of Double Perforations), 2a deep brown (no gum) & 4a emerald SG 82 82a & 83 plus 'SERVICE' 1a orange-red SG O55 (one tonespot in the margins) complete sheetlets of 12 (4x3), each with the upper-left corner slightly clipped, the last two unusually well-centred, unmounted, Cat £620++. Scarce. (Qty 4 blocks)
1948-1979 collection with better mounted mint including KGVI Perf 17½ x18 $2, Silver Wedding $5, QEII 1955-59 Pictorials plus commemorative sets including 1969 Foundation, 1970 Osaka M/S & 1972 Shipping, also some 1978-79 sets **, condition generally fine. (Qty 100s)
Collection in Lighthouse stockbook with 5rp (almost full margins), ten Streublis, 1900 UPU 25c, 1928 High Values, various Airs, lots of tête-bêche pairs from the Tell, Landscapes & Buildings series, M/Ss including 1938 Aarau on Exhibition cover, 1945 Basel Dove & 1955 Exhibition both mint, etc, condition variable but mostly fine to very fine. (Qty 100s)