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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Clean collection complete to 1974 as per Seven Seas hingeless pages - but no Roos or KGV - with some better unmounted material including 6d Engraved Kooka, 1928 M/S, 1931 Kingsford Smith 'OS' Overprints (no certificates), 1934 Hermes, Vic Centenary Perf 11½ set, ANZAC, Arms, Cattle White Paper & £sd Navigators set of 8 (plus an additional set of 6 *), the Decimals are assumed to be unmounted.
Pre-decimal duplicated array with mint including two pages of Roos with perf 'OS' Third Wmk 2½d & 1/- Die IIB **, Small Multiple Wmk unmounted group with 6d pair & block of 4, perf 'OS' 6d 1/- x2 & 2/- pair and 'OS' Overprint 6d pair; KGV unmounted group with Single Wmk to 4d orange & 4d violet including a superb 1d Die III & 1½d black-brown block of 6, and perf 'OS' 2d orange x5, 4d olive x4, 4½d & 1/4d, Large Multi Wmk set, Small Multi Wmk Perf 14 to 1/4d x2, CofA 5d imprint block of 4, etc; some useful items in the later period; also a used array of mostly KGV Heads with a few better values & some postmark interest; some condition problems but all those mentioned are very fine.
Seven centimeters high pile of Hagners with an untidy array from a smattering of Roos & KGV Heads, 1928 Kooka M/S x2 mint, most of the 1930s Commemoratives mint & used, 5/- Bridge CTO with gum, Robes, Arms & £sd Navigators x2 sets, lots of imprint blocks, official perfins including a few mint 'VG' blocks, etc, condition rather mixed.
Oddments with post-WWII mint blocks of 4 to 2/- values, 2/- Jubilee *, used with a selection of Roos, 1/- Vic Centenary, 9d Macarthur & some useful modern values etc, condition variable.
Large folio album with an array of KGV imprint pairs & blocks of 4 to 4d olive plus complete sheets of 1d Engraved with Plate 'No 1' (superb), No Wmk 1d green x2 (one toned) & CofA ½d with 'OS' Overprint (CTO, significant perf splitting), also 1927 Canberra complete sheet, WA Centenary Plate Number blocks set of 12, and complete sheets of the 1912 'ONE PENNY' on Tasmania 2d (with Monograms) & Victoria 2d, some faults but all units appear to be unmounted (generally hinged in the margins only, if at all). Ex Clive Hodgkinson. Unchecked by us for varieties so careful inspection will be rewarded.
Clive Hodgkinson, a resident of Rochester (Vic), was a major collector during the 1920s and 1930s. He died many years ago & it was believed his collections had been fully disposed of. However, just this year, his daughter decided to sell this last album. Included was a good range of Kangaroo imprint pairs & blocks that are also offered in this sale.
Rather basic collection but including a simplified set of Kangaroos with very fine Third Wmk £1 grey & CofA Wmk £2, 5/- Bridge CTO (small thin), etc, condition variable.
(Qty 180 approx)
Used pre-decimal commemoratives in ex-dealer's stockbooks, noted 5/- Bridge CTO, Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d 'OS' CTO, £1 Robes x2 (one with forged cancel), also decimals to 2011 include M/Ss, AAT (with mint) and Framas.
1953-67 collection on pages with most iossues both mint and used, with coils and a few paper and perf variants, noted £sd Navigators, booklet panes including QEII 5d red & 4c red, some duplication.
Collection in three springback albums with QEII pre-decimals, decimals to 1996, mint with M/Ss, blocks, se-tenant strips, booklet panes & booklets, Officials with overprinted and perf 'OS' KGV Heads, 'G/NSW' & 'VG' perfins, Postage Dues Blank Tablet to 8d, Filled Tablet to 5/-, 1909 to 5/- , etc, also AAT to 1996, Norfolk Island Ball Bay to 2/- *, Christmas Island, Nauru, Cocos, BCOF to 5/-* etc.
Large & very heavy carton with a modest two-volume mint collection - toning noted - & two large stockbooks of used duplicates, some Australia Post "product", also USA & United Nations bits-n-pieces. NO RESERVE!
Bundleware neatly packed into a small box, stated to be 140 different stamps x100 stated to be 80% commemoratives or non-letter rate definitives, all postally used (no so-called "CTO" printed "postmarks").