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British Africa on a big stack of Hagners, mostly post-independence issues including Kenya 1977 Minerals **, Malawi 1975 Birds **, Nigeria 1965 Wildlife **, Tangaganyika 20/- Mountain Flaw in a pair **, Uganda 1981 Royal Wedding varieties including 200/- on 20/- Surcharge Omitted **, Zambia with 1973 WHO * & used; also Gambia, Ghana, Rhodesia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe; plenty of 1960s-80s sets & M/Ss mostly ** or used plus a smattering of varieties. Heaps of retail potential so allow plenty of viewing time! (Qty 1000s)
British Atlantic Islands predominantly mint with Ascension 1924 ½d Broken Mainmast used (Cat £200), KGVI 1938 Perf 13½ 1d Green Mountain x2 & 3d black & ultramarine, Perf 13 ½d Long Centre Bar to 'E' plus 5/- & 10/-, 1948 Wedding, QEII 1956 Pictorials, 1960s-80s sets & M/Ss mostly ** or used; British Antarctic Territory 1963 to £1 SG 15, plus varieties including 1980 Royal Geographical Society 22p & 1984 Marine Life 20p both Watermark Crown to the Right of CA both **; St Helena 1864-94 including 6d ultramarine SG 16a, 4d carmine SG 24 and 5/- SG 20 * & used, KEVII 1903 2/- used, KGV 1912-16 MCA set *, QEII 1953 Pictorials * & used, plus later sets ** or used; Tristan da Cunha including 1954 Pictorials **; condition mostly fine, Cat £2000+. (Qty 100s)
European Colonies with French Alexandria 1921 8m on 20c purple-brown pair with right unit Wide '8' * & 10m on 25c blue Surcharge Inverted Dallay #41ii & 42b *; Port Said 1899 Peace and Commerce 5f violet/lilac *; Italian Colonies Jubaland 1925 Laureates *, 1926 Laureates *; Libya 1921 10L olive and indigo *, San Marino 1948 Workers *, 1958 1500L *; Benghasi 1901 1pi on 25c blue (2, one *); Crete 1906 Portraits mint & used; Russian Levant 1866 10pa rose/blue I * & 2pi blue/rose I used, Russian State Post 1909 70pi on 7r used, Cat €3000+. (Qty 100s)
Hagner albums with mostly unmounted array of Australian Territories including AAT 1959 & 1966 Pictorials in blocks of 4, fragmentary Christmas, Cocos & Norfolk Island collections to mid-1980s; Great Britain including KGVI Arms (Cat £400), Festival high values and QEII Waterlow Castles; New Zealand KEVII ½d proof pair in black, Centennial set optd 'Official'; also a little USA & Germany, etc, condition mostly fine. (Qty 100s)
Mostly British Asia array including Bahawalpur 1945 Officials SG O1-13 (O12 x2) *; Burma 1946 KGVI SG 51-63 *, 1949 Unissued Pyidaungsu Control overprints, 1943 Farmers 2c yellow-green imperf pair SG J74 (imperf unlisted) **, plus peacock overprints offered without certificates "as is"; Pakistan 1947 KGVI Keyplates SG 1-19 *; also Russian POs in China *, plus a wide range of predominantly mint including multiples & numerous unlisted varieties and an assortment of telegrams and money orders. (Qty 100s)
Mostly British Commonwealth including Australia Third Wmk 6d brown with Broken Leg *, Robes Thick Paper to £1 (hinge remainder) *, Hong Kong 1892 3c Postal Card to Germany and 1900 4c on 3c Postal Card optd 'SPECIMEN', Malta 1899 Crown CA 4½d & 5d and Crown CC 2/6d & 10/- *, Penryhn 1903 3d 6d 1/- bright red (2) & 1/- orange-red used and 1911-16 6d & 1/- mint, condition variable. (Qty 32 stamps + 3 cards)
Mostly British Commonwealth in two volumes with Newfoundland including 1861 imperf 4d, 1897 30c & 60c *, 1919 Caribou 10c (2) 12c, 15c & 36c (2) *, 1933 Airs set *, also Australian Colonies, Canada, Fiji with 1899 manuscript "Bua" postmark on 2d, New Zealand with officials, Nauru, North Borneo, Papua, Samoa with GRI ½d on 5pf '1' to left of '2' in '½', plus a little Belgium, mixed condition. Lots of pickings. (Qty 100s)
New Zealand WWII 'SIX PENCE' on 1/- POW Aerogramme to Germany, internal fault; Papua 2½d Monocolour on OHMS cover to Paris, two vertical folds; & NSW 1877 fine cover with De La Rue 2d & RPSofL Certificate (1980) that states the stamp is the then SG 210aa with 'TWO PENCE' Double Impression at Right (that nobody can see, even when the impression is greatly enlarged!!) (Qty 3 items)
Odd lot with Great Britain including KEVII mint values to 10d (some defective), KGV Downey Heads ½d vertical strip of 3 with Marginal Watermark 'POST[AGE]' & ½d with Blind Dolphin on cover, £10 Britannia Plate Number '5A' block of 10 **, Calf of Man Churchill M/S with Black Border Omitted etc; also Sudan 9 different blocks of 4 with 'SCHOOL' Overprint **; French Somaliland 25c with Inverted Centre block of 4 (toned); etc.
Pacific Islands predominantly mint with Fiji including 1878 VR Perf 11¾x10 1d SG 51a, 1938 KGVI Pictorials Die I 2d x3 plus used Extra Line SG 253a, 5d Blue Canes & 6d Die I x2 plus used 10/-; Nauru 1916 Low Overprints 1½d & Central Overprints ½d to 2d, Ships Rough Paper to 10/- (ex 4d & 5/-); Pitcairns 1940 KGVI Pictorials x3 sets, Wedding used, 1957 QEII 1957 Pictorials to 2/- (4) & 2/6d (6) plus shades, 1981 $1.20 Wedding Watermark Inverted **; Solomons 1972 Flora & Fauna **, 1991 Health "unissued" 65c used; also Samoa, Tonga & Tokelau; Pitcairns, Samoa & Solomons with lots of 1960s-80s sets & M/Ss mostly ** or used, condition mostly fine, Cat £1500. (Qty 1000s)
1935 SILVER JUBILEE: Varieties including Basutoland 2d Dot to Left of Chapel, Bechuanaland Extra Flagstaff on 2d (in a corner block of 4) & 6d, British Honduras 25c Extra Flagstaff in corner block of 4, Dominica 1/- Dot by Flagstaff, Gibraltar 2d Extra Flagstaff in a block of 4 used, KUT 30c Dot to Left of Chapel used & 1/- Line Through '0' of '1910' mint & used (defective), Nyasaland 1/- Kite and Vertical Log (minor blemishes, Cat £425), Trinidad & Tobago 6c Short Extra Flagstaff, etc, mostly mint, some minor problems but generally fine, Cat £2900+. (Qty 21 items)
THEMATICS & TOPICALS
Independent Africa impressive range of proofs (o approximately 50 pages) from Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Dahomey, Gabon, Guinea, Upper-Volta, Ivory Coast, Malagasy, Mali & Togo including complete sets, blocks & de luxe sheets, plus regular issues including Cameroon 1961 optd and surcharged SG #286-297a *. High thematic appeal. (Qty 100s)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Selection including Engraved Kooka x2 (mint, one **), Hermes 1/6d No Watermark **, 1937 3d White Wattles, Die IA & 1/- Lyrebird x2 **, 5/- & 10/- Thick Paper Ash Imprint blocks of 4 BW #212z & #214z **, Navigators Cream Paper £1 Bass **, decimal Navigators $1 Flinders Perf 14¾ Plate '3' gutter block of 4 from top of the sheet **, 75c to $4 optd 'SPECIMEN' ($1 with 15mm opt BW #463xa), plus AAT, Cocos & Norfolk Island. (Qty 100+)
Selection with 1937 NSW Anniversary 2d Roller Shift in an interpanneau block of 8 */**, Robes Thin Paper set **, Perf 15x14 4d Koala with Strong Offset BW #198c *, specimen folder with Decimal Navigators optd 'SPECIMEN *, 1976 Anniversary of Statehood 18c Stone Omitted ** (Cat $750), 1986 America' Cup 36c Grey Omitted BW 1173c ** (Cat $300), 1990 150th Anniversary of Colonial Stamps M/S with a spectacular Large Blob across the two left-hand units probably caused by foreign matter on the plate, plus two other items, generally fine. (Qty 9 items)
Stockbook collection including Roos, KGV Heads to 1/4d including 1½d red block of 4 with Ash Imprint in top margin, 5d vertical strip of 6 with Eight Wattles at Left BW #127(3)g *, 1913 Engraved Kooka (3, two used), 1928 Kooka M/S (4, two used), 1932 5/- Bridge CTO, 6d Kooka Plate 2 Ash Imprint block BW #150za *, and 1/- Lyrebird optd 'OS' BW #145(OS) *, 1934 Hermes No Wmk Ash Imprint block of 4 (**, Cat $500), 1935 Silver Jubilee (2, one **) plus plate blocks, 1938 Robes to £1 (2 **, one Thin Paper), 1946 BCOF to 5/- *, plus an assortment of FDCs, condition rather mixed. (Qty 100s)
Well-filled stockbook with mint Roos to Third Wmk 2/- (well centred) & 5/-, duplicated used to 5/- (18, mostly on 1936-37 pieces) including 6d blue x50+, KGV Heads mint to 1/4d (2) and used to 1/4d (10) with heavily duplicated lower values, also Arms £2 Roller Flaw in a used corner pair. Potential for discovery. (Qty many 100s)
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Spacefiller high values comprising First Wmk £1 with closed tear & tonespots & a rough 'Specimen' set of 3, Third Wmk £1 grey (2, one with corner perf added), SMult Wmk £2 badly washed-out, CofA £1 (3, one with a short corner) & £2 (2), others with short perfs and/or heavy cancels. (Qty 12)
Unmounted multiples comprising Third Wmk 2½d block of 6 with partial Harrison Imprint, 3d Die I block of 4 from the left of the sheet (one unit with small surface blemish), Die IIB 1/- Watermark Sideways corner block of 8 (Cat $800+ for mounted), CofA 6d corner block of 8, centring variable, Cat $1360++. (Qty 4 items)
Varieties with First Wmk 6d perf Large 'OS' with Retouched Second 'E' of 'PENCE' BW #17bbe, reinforced closed tear; and Third Wmk 6d blue Broken Leg BW #20d, aged & somewhat faded; Cat $2000. (Qty 2)
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
1d red Die I upper-right block of 30 (6x5) from the upper plate, the first unit with a tiny tear, minor tonespots affect about six units, unmounted, Cat $600+ (as singles).