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Displaying 1 - 20 of 120 Lots in Category - Overprinted Stamps
Christmas Island (Pacific) 1926 Roessler cover with rare combination franking of Cocoanut Plantations 10c + US 2c & 10c pairs; plus Australia 1934 Exhibition cover with 'PIGEONGRAM/16 11 1934' h/s at left, 1934 Flinders Island to Melbourne, and 1938 registered with 'COOBER PEDY/SA' cds; mixed condition. [NB: A similar Christmas Island/US combination cover sold for $661 after our auction of 2/8/2013] (Qty 10)
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World Miniature Sheets sorted by country in a small carton, terrific array of subjects & unusual issues, some imperf variants, some minor duplication. Our quick examination revealed Biafra x8 different, Cyprus 1963 Scouts, Hong Kong 1974 Arts Festival & 1975 Festivals, New Zealand Captain Cook & array of Healths from the earliest issues, Rhodesia 1966 Rhopex plated set, etc etc, unmounted. Close inspection is sure to be well rewarded.(Qty 100s)
British Commonwealth predominantly modern mint with representations from Barbados, Fiji, Great Britain, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, South West Africa, etc including M/Ss & sheetlets, plus heaps of Omnibus issues for 1937 Coronation, 1946 Victory & 1953 Coronation. Potential for discovery. *Heavy* (Qty 1000s)
British Commonwealth postal stationery mostly from British Africa or British West Indies with a few useful items including overprints, specimens, etc, mixed condition, mostly unused.(Qty 139)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Huge quantity including 1929 Airmail Plate 1 & Plate 3 singles (Plate 3 used), Kingsford Smith optd 'OS' (CTO), 1937 1d green & 2d red Coil Pairs BW #182bh & #188bh (both with faults), 1941 2d Coil strips of 3 & 5, Painting specimen stamp packs (33), 1966 Navigator specimens including 75c & $1 with 15mm Overprint BW #462-463xa, 1966 AAT Pictorials (20), BCOF to 5/-, FDCs & heaps of unused modern postcards & maxicards.
Handy assortment including Cook M/S used, 1971 Christmas se-tenant blocks of 7 (2, CTO), 1977 Paintings $5 blocks of 4 optd 'SPECIMEN' (2), Australia Post Yearbooks 1981-1986 x2, box of mint with additional specimens and domestic values to $10 (FV approx $1100), plus heaps of aerogrammes, framas, M/Ss including several with exhibition overprints, PSEs, unused PPCs & a few pre-decimal complete sheets.(Qty 1000+)
SPECIMEN FOLDERS: c.1934 brown/dark grey horizontal format inscribed 'SET/OF/AUSTRALIAN POSTAGE STAMPS' with Kangaroos to 5/-, perf 'OS' 2/- 5/- & 10/- plus 'SPECIMEN' Overprints Third Wmk £1 grey & CofA Wmk 10/- Type C with the very scarce Shaved 'P' (only the second example we have seen in a specimen folder) & £2, Engraved Kooka, KGV to 1/4d plus some 'OS' perfins & overprints, commemoratives including 5/- Bridge, Kingsford Smith optd 'OS' 2d & 3d, etc, a couple of stray tonespots noted but generally very fine to superb. All values to 5/- are CTO with full unmounted o.g. [A similar c.1933 specimen folder in superb condition sold for $3105 at our auction of 12/06/2010](Qty 66)
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Specimen Overprints comprising First Wmk £2 Type A handstamp, Third Wmk 10/- and £1 brown & blue Type B (both with minor hinge remainders), £1 grey Type D & £2 Type C, and CofA Wmk 10/- to £2 Type D, Cat $3270. Advertised retail $2350.(Qty 7)
C of A KGV - Small Multiple Watermark P14
91Baa 1½d red block of 24 (4x6) on Translucent Paper BW #91Baa, off-centre, one unit torn at lower right, unmounted, Cat $3000+.
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
Seven Seas hingeless album with Engraved Kooka, Kooka M/S, Kingsford Smith 3d optd 'OS' (CTO), 1/- Lyrebird optd 'OS', 5/- Bridge (CTO), ANZAC 1/-, KGVI 3d blue Die IA & Die II (Die II **), £1 Robes on Thin Paper, 5/- Cattle on White Paper, Navigators set of 8, etc, generally fine to very fine.(Qty 250+)
1931 Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d overprinted 'OS', unmounted. Advertised retail $875. Chris Ceremuga Certificates (2007).(Qty 2)
1938-49 Robes Thick Paper 10/- purple overprinted 'SPECIMEN' block of 4, well centred, unmounted, Cat $500. A very scarce multiple.
1941 Surcharges '2½d' on 2d red with Medallion Flaw BW #222d, cds leaves the variety unobscured.
C of A - Decimal Issues
2013 "Australia 2013" including $10 Roo & GPO M/S with 'PATRONS CLUB' Opt x2, Coronation 60c+$2.60 M/S with APTA River Cruise overprint; also Season Pass which is an NVI Postal Card. (Qty 8 items)
C of A - Postage Dues
1946-1956 Redrawn Value Plates 8d red & deep green complete sheet of 120 with By Authority Imprint BW #D137z including varieties White Flaw on Top of '8' #d & White Flaw in Solid Shading Inside Top Loop of '8' #e, a couple of minor gum adhesions, mounted in the margin otherwise unmounted, Cat $2750++.
C of A - Postal History
Useful bundle of covers and postal stationery including 1936 Adelaide Exhibition cover unstamped & taxed with Postage Due 2d added, 1938 GC Newton FDC for ½d & 1/4d registered to South Africa, KGV 5d Oval Registration Envelope unused, QEII 5d blue Letter Card optd 'SPECIMEN' in Red and Small Die 4d maroon Envelope with Offset on the Reverse used (3), etc, condition rather mixed but those mentioned are fine to very fine.(Qty 22 items)
1932 cover with superb embossed crest of the Western Australian Government Railways in red on the flap, to Darwin with scarce franking of 3d Airmail Type B perf 'OS' (Cat $500 on cover) + KGV 2d optd 'OS' tied by Perth cds, Brisbane transit & 'DARWIN NT/AUSTRALIA' arrival b/s. [There was no all the way air route from Perth to the NT, so the cover was sent east via Adelaide, Sydney (?) & Brisbane to connect with the Qantas feeder service to Darwin. The rate was 2d postage + 3d internal air supplement, regardless of the distance travelled]
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
REVENUES: Expansive collection of security overprints, handstamps & cancellations plus a few perfins in 4 extensively annotated volumes, all Colonies/States well represented, a few perfins noted, numerous usages on documents, also related ephemera & postal articles, condition variable. Ex Brian Magee. [This is the only collection of its type we have ever seen, and much of the material is new to us. The emphasis is on the users, rather than the revenues themselves. Many larger firms are represented by numerous types. Many small operations are also included. Our vendor has clearly done a lot of research but we expect that, with patience, the collection can be expanded both in terms of material and background information](Qty Many 100s)
REVENUES: on annotated pages including NSW Family Endowment 5d 1/8d 2/1d 2/6d 7/6d & £5; Victoria Stamp Statute 1/- on Search document, 'CATTLE' Opts to 2/1d including 2/- pair on 1954 invoice, 'MOTOR TRANSFER' Opts 2/6d x4 (two on Transfer of Registration; faults), 'SWINE' Opts 1d x2 & defective 1/- on 1955 invoice & others to $5; etc, also Western Australia 'Medical' handstamp on 1d x6, 2d x3 & 3d; condition variable. (Qty 80 approx)
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)