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THEMATICS & TOPICALS
1908 GREAT WHITE FLEET: Selection comprising Commonwealth of Australia 'VISIT OF THE UNITED STATES FLEET/To/MELBOURNE' & similar '.../To/SYDNEY' PPCs unused; NSW 1d (superb) & Queensland (very fine) unused 1d Postal Cards; & Japan commemorative PPCs featuring Admiral Sperry x2 both used to the USA with the commemorative cds; generally fine.(Qty 6 items)
AUSTRALIA - NEW SOUTH WALES: 1904 Advertising PPC for the North Coast Steam Navigation Co with blue photo of "Flagstaff Point, Port Macquarie", local usage at Sydney.
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Predominantly used collection with scrappy Roos including First Wmk ½d, 4d (CTO) and 5d; Third Wmk £1 brown & blue; CofA Wmk 5/- (CTO), £1 & £2; KGV Heads CofA Wmk 1/4d (*); Engraved Kooka, 5/- Bridge (commercially used), ANZAC 1/-, £1 Robes, Navigators to £2; then reasonably complete to 1989 including 1966 QE II 4c booklet pane (*), Cook M/S, 1971 Christmas se-tenant block of 25 (*), plus Yearbooks (1985 1989 1990-1994 1999 & 2001) & some Colonies; mixed condition. High catalogue value. (Qty 1000s)
CENTENARIES etc: Mostly poster stamps for Australia's Sesquicentenary x9, New South Wales Sydney half-sheet of 15 (3x5) plus three on a single cover, Parramatta x13, 1934 Newcastle Centenary, 1938 Queanbeyan Centenary, 1939 Casino Centenary, 1947 Newcastle Sesqui x3 (two different on Exhibition cover), 1951 Wollongong Centenary, & Broken Hill 80 Years x2 on commercial covers (one with Silver City Festival slogan), condition variable. (Qty 50)
TRADE EXHIBITIONS: Mostly poster stamps with NSW 1879 International Exhibition black/green label (71x73mm), 1932 Electrical & Radio Exhibition, 1939 Camping & Caravan Exhibition, 1957 Sydney Industries Fair; South Australia Adelaide Exhibitions 1930 pair, 1936 Centennial, 1940 & 1947; Victoria 1930s All Electrical Exhibition x2 different, 1937 RAS Grand Annual Exhibition, 1940s Radiolympia, 1955 Australian Industries Fair; etc, condition variable. (Qty 17)
C of A - Commemorative Covers
1938 Scout Jamboree cover with typed "First day cover/Boy Scouts Jamboree/..." & "Boy Scouts Motto: Be Prepared", KGV 5d tied by very fine strike of the steel hexagonal 'AUSTRALASIAN SCOUTS JAMBOREE/ BRADFIELD/29DE38/NSW/AUSTRALIA' d/s - a superb strike on the reverse - & Jamboree registration label 'No 50', GPO transit & superb 'LEICHHARDT' arrival b/s, minor blemishes. [Ernie Stermole's Opening Day cover - minor tonespots - sold for $506 at our auction of 11/5/2012]
No longer available
1939 Visit of American Indians usage of KGVI 2d Envelope with typed "First Visit to Australia of American Indians and officer of Canadian RNWMP Easter 1939", signed by "Joe crowfoot", "Frank Manyfingers", "James Starlight" & the Mountie, 'SHOW GROUND/1AP39/SYDNEY' cds.
1950 Tropical Medical School plain cover with '__AS_____/7MR50/NSW' cut-down relief cds & mss "Tropical/ Medical/School/NSW" on provisional registration label.
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
Batch of covers & postal stationery mostly from NSW including 1896 stampless with 2d Postage Due, scenic Postal Cards x5, & Captain Cook 4d Crop Reports Envelope optd 'SPECIMEN', Dec 1910 local registered cover with stamps of all six States, etc, condition variable.(Qty 33 items)
NEW SOUTH WALES
Collection in stockbook with numerals '378' of Brush Grove pairs x2 (R), '395' of Warren (RR), '437' of Mount Pleasant (R), '454' of Camewarra (R) & '477' of Guildford (R), plus values to 5/- including officials, private perfins, mixed frankings on piece, and unsorted Centennial and Jubilee issues. (Qty approx 1000)
All different 'Specimen' or 'SPECIMEN' overprint types on 5/- Map x2, 20/- Carrington, 9d Commonwealth (no gum) & 2/6d Lyrebird, large-part o.g., Cat £370.(Qty 5)
Duplicated array of 'SPECIMEN' or 'Specimen' Overprints including on Imperf Diadems 1d, 2d x3 & 'REGISTERED' x2, Diagonal types to 1/- x5, others including 5/- Coin, Centennial to 5/- Map x7 & 20/- Governors x5, Postal Fiscals optd 'POSTAGE' 5/- x3 & 10/-, 'OS' Issues to 5/- Coin, 5/- Map & QV 10/- (reprint); also 'REPRINT' Overprints to 5/- Coin x3, QV 5/- x2 & £1 x4; plus CTO issues including QV 10/- x2, 20/- Governors, Postage Dues 10/- & a few Officials; condition variable but generally fine, many without gum. An excellent basis for a serious study of this interesting "back of book" material.(Qty 350+)
Predominantly used including 1860-72 Perf 12 3d with Major Retouch SG 136b, 6d grey-brown & Perf 13 8d, 1862-65 1d optd 'SPECIMEN' SG 186s, 1882 Crown/NSW Perf 10x12 3d, 6d (*), 1888 Centenary Perf 12x11½ 8d (*) & Perf 10 5/- (3), 1891 Officials 7½d on 6d, 1891 Postage Dues 4d & 8d (*), mixed condition.(Qty 350)
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate II (Clouds) on Hard Greyish Paper 1d dull carmine SG 11, margins close to large, exceptional early impression & good colour, unused, Cat £4500. Superb! Ex Baron de Ferrary, Robert Odenweller (acquired in a mixed lot at a Harmers NY auction) & "Manwood". RPSofL Certificate (2013). [When in his collection, this was Dale Forster's favourite stamp. It is also possibly the finest unused Penny Sydney View in private hands. NB: Most unused Sydney Views are defective, have missing/added margins and/or are ugly] ** NB: additional provenance **
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate II (Horizontally Lined Background) Early Impressions 2d bright grey-blue SG 23 , huge margins with complete outer framelines on all sides, BN '79' (rated R) of Coolah, Cat £300. Superb! Ex "Carrington" (Mark Dankin). A huge stamp in a beautiful shade.
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate II (Horizontally Lined Background) Early Impressions 2d bright blue with 'CREVIT' Omitted SG 24c, good even margins, superb BN '90' of Grafton, Cat £850.
1850-51 Sydney Views Plate II (Horizontally Lined Background) Worn Impressions 2d Prussian blue SG 26 horizontal pair [15-16], margins good to large with largely complete outer framelines, light & underinked BN '30' of Camden, Cat £400+. Gorgeous shade. Ex "Carrington" (Mark Dankin).
1850-51 Sydney Views 3d myrtle-green SG 40, good even margins, superb bars cancel of Sydney, Cat £1400. An attractive example of this rare stamp.
1854-59 Imperf Large Diadems 8d golden-yellow SG 97, margins good to very large, lovely colour, small scissor-cut clear of the design in the margin at upper-right, Cat £1400. RPSofV Certificate (2013).
1854-59 Imperf Large Diadems 1/- rosy vermilion with Error of Watermark '8' SG 99a, large even margins, fine bars cancel of Sydney, Cat £180. Superb! Ex "Carrington" (Mark Dankin).