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Displaying 1 - 20 of 36 Lots in Category - Official Stamps
Selection comprising Papua Small 'Papua' Wmk Horizontal ½d SG 34a CTO plus mint 2½d SG 35a, 1/- & 2/6d and Wmk Vertical 1/- SG 44 (oxidised), used perf 'OS' Monocolours to 1/- (4d is *); PNG optd 'SPECIMEN' 1952 10/- (thin) & £1 * plus 1963 £1 **, Dues SG D2-D14 complete *, plus used SG D1 6d on 7½d (pinhole) "as is"; also Victoria Collector of Imposts ER 'IS DULY STAMPED' or 'IS NOT CHARGEABLE', mixed condition. (Qty 31)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
'OS' Overprints comprising Roos SMult Wmk 6d (unmounted) & CofA Wmk 6d, KGV set of 7, Kingsford Smith pair (with Ceremuga Certificate) & 6d Air, 1/- Lyrebird (unmounted), & Bridge duo, plus imprint blocks of 4 of the KGV set of 7, 1/- Lyrebird x2 (one yellow-green) & Bridge duo, the lower units in the blocks are unmounted. (Qty 59)
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Officials with First Wmk perf Large 'OS' 4d & 6d (tonespot), 1/- (faults) & 2/-, Small 'OS' 2d, 5d, 6d, 9d & 1/-; Second Wmk 2d; and Third Wmk 5/- & 10/- (both CTO); a few with hinge remainders. Advertised retail $4600. (Qty 12)
Selection mostly used comprising Second Wmk 5/- well centred, officials with First Wmk perf Large 'OS' ½d to 2/- including 2½d (heavily mounted *) & 4d orange-yellow, Second Wmk perf 'OS' 2d to 2/- (9d with heavy cancel), Third Wmk perf 'OS' 5/- (rough perfs), condition fair to fine. Advertised retail (as fine) $2300. (Qty 19)
Selection including First Wmk 5d, 6d x2 & 9d, Second Wmk 2d & 2½d, Third Wmk 1/- Watermark Sideways, 5/- & 10/- (regummed), SMult 10/-, CofA 10/- with part-imprint, Officials with First Wmk perf Large 'OS' 4d orange & 4d yellow-orange, Third Wmk 1/- Die II & Die IIB, mixed centring with some gumside condition issues so modest estimate applied, Cat $4000+ (2004).
Stockbook assemblage mostly used including First Wmk 5d (*) & 2/-, mint Third Wmk Die II 6d & 2/- (toning), SMult Wmk 10/- (repaired corner) & £2, CofA 6d imprint block of 4 (**), 5/- (*), £1 & £2, officials with First Wmk perf Large 'OS' 4d yellow-orange x2 & 9d, Small 'OS' 4d yellow-orange x2, Second Wmk 9d x2, 1/- x2 & 2/-, Third Wmk 5/- (2, one is CTO) & 10/- CTO, SMult 5/- CTO, condition variable. (Qty 114)
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
- 2/- brown, and 5/- grey & chrome, both with 'REGISTERED/MELBOURNE' cds, Cat $750.
No longer available
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Array including 1d Engraved block of 60 (perf separations & blemishes) */**, SMult Perf 14 1½d block of 24 **, Perf 13½x12½ 1/4d *, plus imprint blocks */** or **, Officials with perf 'OS' Single Wmk to 1/4d * & used including 2d orange strip of 3 **, SMult Perf 14 to 1/4d x2 used, Perf 13½x12½ 1/4d x2 CTO, optd 'OS' complete * & used, mixed condition. (Qty 100s)
C of A KGV - Single Watermark
PERFORATED 'OS': Smooth Paper 1d carmine horizontal strip of 6 including two Die I-II pairs BW #71(1)fc, weakened perfs between some units, unmounted, Cat $3500+.
2d orange Electro 1 Cracked Electro Below '2' at Right (Late State) BW #95(1)g, cancellation hardly impinges on the flaw, light corner bend, rough perfs at base, Cat $375.
C of A KGV - Large Multiple Watermark
PERFORATED 'OS': 1d green block of 9, off-centre to the left, characteristic rough perfs, unmounted, Cat $675.
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
Stockbook collection with Engraved Kooka 6d x2 * & used, Kooka M/S (blemishes) *, most 1930s commemoratives * and/or used including Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d optd 'OS' x2 sets CTO, 5/- Bridge x2 CTO, KGVI 3d Die 1a imprint pair **, Robes Thick Paper 10/- & £1 x3 and Thin Paper 10/- x3 * and £1 used, Arms set * plus extra £1 **, 5/- Cattle White Paper **, Navigators set ** & used plus including 10/- White Paper strip of 4 **, some duplication, mixed condition. (Qty 100s)
Array with multiples including Engraved Kooka 6d block of 4 (lower units **, Cat $700+), 1½d Canberra blocks of 4 with Flag at Half Mast or Flaw on First 'A', 1½d WA Centenary Re-Entry in a block of 4, Kooka M/S, Large Lyrebird imprint block of 4 */**, Macarthur set (ex 2d "Dark Hills") plus extra 9d (**) imprint blocks of 4, 5/- Bridge, ANZAC imprint pairs, varieties & plate blocks, mostly fine. (Qty few 100s)
1931 Kingsford Smith Overprinted 'OS' 2d red & 3d blue, unmounted, Cat $800 (2006). Advertised retail $875. Ceremuga Certificate (2003) states "Mint with never hinged original gum, without any faults". (Qty 2)
1931 Kingsford Smith 2d red & 3d blue overprinted 'OS' John Ash Imprint blocks of 8 (4x2) BW #141(OS)zh & #142(OS)zc, unmounted, Cat $12,700++. Pristine! Ex Australia Post Archival Sale Number One (Lot 253) and Tim Rybak: acquired for $11,500 at our auction of 24/5/2008. Both blocks were illustrated in the Australia Post Sale by Tender catalogue at page 18, thus providing unquestionable provenance and a watertight guarantee of genuineness. Separate Ceremuga Certificates (2009).
1931 Airmail 6d sepia overprinted 'OS' John Ash Imprint block of 10 (5x2) BW #144(OS)zd, unmounted, Cat $415+. Pristine!
C of A - Postal History
KGV selection including 1d Engraved on Dec 1913 PPC, 1927 to USA with Biplane 'USE THE AIR MAIL' Melbourne slogan cancel, 1926 Lovelock & Co advertising cover (The "Dahlia" Separator) to USA, 1928 advertising cover to USA with 2d red-brown (Cat $350 on cover) plus 1d, 1937 airmail with Large Kooka 6d & Large Lyrebird 1/-, 1938(?) jusq'ua to USA with 1/4d plus KGVI 3d, 1939 registered airmail to England with 1/4d plus KGVI 3d pair & QM 1d, also registered official mail with 1936 with perf 'VG' 4d or 1940 with perf 'VG' 5d, condition variable. (Qty 23)
Decimal covers with "Greetings From" types including 1967 with 13c Avocet & 1970 with 15c Timber pair, also 1971 Cooma Bus Lines illustrated with 30c Aboriginal Art, 1980s Priority Paid covers, also 1980s-90s Embassy/High Commission covers, 1990s Tax Pack covers x50+ all with $20 Paintings solo frankings, official covers with 'OS/NSW' or 'VG' perfins. (Qty few 100s)
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
1911-13 Ackland covers comprising 1911 registered OHMS long cover from Postmaster General's Department with Tasmania 1½d on 5d strip of 3, 1912 NSW registered with South Australia 4d "Long Tom" & Hobart registered with Queensland ½d, South Australia 2d & Victoria 1½d, 1913 Talbot registered with 1d on 2d x4 and Geelong registered with Western Australia 1d on 2d single & block of 4 , plus 1911 Launceston registered to Melbourne with Pictorials 1d & 3d plus Victoria 1d pink, and another non-Ackland cover. (Qty 7)
Modest but attractive collection with lots of pickings including official overprints & perfins from NSW & SA, South Australian Railway Stamps set to 2/-, Tasmania 1899 Pictorials mint 4d pair & 6d, Victorian middle period plus large mint blocks of low values, some postmark interest, condition variable. (Qty 100s)