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Displaying 17 Lots in Category - Perfins
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
c.1932 specimen folder inscribed 'AUSTRALIAN POSTAGE STAMPS' with Kangaroos to 5/- plus perf 'OS' 2/- 5/- & 10/-, Third Wmk £1 grey & £2 and the very scarce Small Multiple Wmk 10/- all with 'SPECIMEN' overprint Type C, Engraved Kooka, KGV to 1/4d including 4½d Die II plus some 'OS' perfins & overprints, commemoratives including 5/- Bridge, overprinted 'OS' including Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d etc. All values to 5/- are CTO, and all have full unmounted o.g. Superb! With the original buff manilla envelope. [A similar but c.1938 folder with the standard CofA Type D 'SPECIMEN' set, sold for $2530 at our auction of 10/4/2010] (Qty 65)
c.1932 specimen folder another c.1934 folder with a slightly different selection but all the same key stamps, a few are more off-centre & we noted a couple with perf faults. Again, with the original envelope. (Qty 68)
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark (Official Stamps)
4d orange BW #15bb horizontal strip of 6, well centred, a few tonespots on the last two units, heavy Sydney cds, Cat $750+. Rare multiple.
6d ultramarine BW #17Aba, well centred, unmounted, Cat $500 (2004). Advertised retail $750.
No longer available
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark (Official Stamps)
Plate 3 6d chestnut BW #21ba block of 48 (6x8) being the lower 8 rows of the left-hand pane with Hairline from Value Circle to Map [L54], variable centring as usual, some creasing but about 20 units are unaffected, unmounted, Cat $2900+. A rare multiple.
C of A KANGAROOS - Small Multiple Wmk - Official Stamps
2/- maroon BW #39b, excellent centring, unmounted, Cat $500. Advertised retail $625 +50% for the centring. Superb!
C of A KGV - Single Watermark - Official Stamps
½d emerald Electro 3 Cracked Electro through the Lower-Left Corner BW #63(3)h, very well centred, Sydney machine cancel clear of the variety, Cat $2000+. Superb! [The ACSC states that varieties in this issue are priced at double for perf 'OS' stamps. They are even scarcer with State official perfins. Non-perfin examples of this flaw sold for $1092 at our auctions of 7/2/2009 & 5/12/2009]
Smooth Paper 1d red Plate 3 block of 36 (6x6) from the top of the sheet with margins on two sides, most units well centred, mounted in the margins only otherwise unmounted, Cat $1260++.
C of A KGV - Small Multiple Watermark P13 - Official Stamps
Plate 1 1½d red BW #92(1) complete sheet of 120 with Ash Imprint & single Plate Dot, a few listed varieties, unmounted, Cat $1000+.
a similar sheet.
3d blue Die Ia BW #107ba left-hand pane of 60 (excepting the lower-left corner block of 4) with eight Type A/Type B pairs BW #107ca, generally well to very well centred, unmounted, Cat $12,000++. A rare multiple. (Qty 56)
C of A - Postal History
C of A - Postal Stationery
PTPO Envelope 1d Roo with 'OS'-of-Dots-in-the-Die for Victorian Education Department used in 1923 with 'YARCK/VIC' cds & 'T ("1d")' h/s, small defects; & Registration Envelope KGV Sideface 5d with Red Star on the Flap RE7 to England with KGV 2d orange & scarce red & black/white 'GEORGE STREET' (Qld) registration label.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Official Stamps
OVERPRINTED 'O.S.': 1876-85 Perf 10x11½-12½ 6d bright blue SG O18 horizontal strip of 5, minor toning, squared circle cancels; and 6d Prussian blue (this shade not recorded by Gibbons overprinted 'O.S.') horizontal strip of 6, untidy cancels. Rare multiples. (Qty 2 strips)
OVERPRINTED 'O.S.': 1891-1903 Perf 10x 11½-12½ 2/- rose-carmine SG O35 block of 4, GPO cds. Very scarce multiple.
1938-55 KGVI Pictorials ½d to 5/- SG 249-266 perf 'SPECIMEN', unusually fine for this issue & lightly mounted, Cat £600. A similarly fine set sold for $920 at our auction of 5/12/2009. (Qty 18)
NEW GUINEA - "N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS" Overprints
PERFORATED 'OS': 1919-23 Kangaroos 2d grey SG O6 block of 4, well centred, unmounted, Cat £1200++ (mounted). A rare multiple.