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Displaying 14 Lots in Category - Perfins - Official
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
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.
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.
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
PERFORATED 'OS': PERFORATED 'OS': £2 purple-black & rose-carmine perf 'OS' CTO with GPO Melbourne cds BW #56Cwa, a few irregular perfs at the top, Cat $3500.
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Single Watermark to CofA Watermark perf 'OS' issues complete on a simplified basis with all major colours (the 4d "lemon" is a yellow-orange) & dies, generally well centred & lightly cancelled, some are CTO. Advertised retail $2000+. Difficult to assemble this fine.
Unmounted mint selection all perf 'OS' including Single Wmk 1d violet, 2d orange, 3d & 4d blue, LMult Wmk 1d green & 1½d brown, No Wmk 1d, SMult Wmk Perf 14 3d & 4½d, Perf 13½x12½ 1½d brown 4½d & 5d, etc, also 'OS' Overprints 4d & 5d, etc, condition a bit variable but generally very fresh.
C of A KGV - Single Watermark
perf PERFORATED 'OS': ½d green to 1/4d greenish blue complete "set" of the major colours - missing only the 4½d - plus Rough Paper 1d red & Single-Line Perf 5d, generally well centred, very fresh, unmounted, Cat $4000+. Very difficult to assemble this fine.
perf - Rough Paper 1d Dies I-II (submerged)-II (erect) marginal strip of three BW #72(1)ic from the base of the sheet, unmounted, Cat $1000+. Superb!
perf - 1d green Plate 4 upper-right corner block of 42 (6x7) with Distorted 'ONE PENNY', Thin 'ONE PENNY', 'NY' Joined and Scratch behind Roo BW #77ab(4)k L m & n, some perf separation, unmounted, Cat $1000++.
C of A KGV - Small Multiple Watermark P14
perf PERFORATED 'OS': 4d olive, well centred, unmounted, Cat $850. Very scarce.
C of A KGV - Small Multiple Watermark P13
perf PERFORATED 'OS': ½d to 5d including 1d green Dies II-I pair, 3d Die I Types A & B and 3d Die II, generally well centred, unmounted, Cat $2800.
No longer available
C of A KGV - CofA Watermark
½d to 1/4d plus the 'OS' Overprints, generally well centred, unmounted, Cat $700.
C of A - Postal History
Wide-ranging group with many Kangaroo frankings including municipal envelopes, PPCs to Siam & Singapore, 1920 Taxation Office registered cover with Third Wmk 2½d & 6d blue both perf 'OS', many with KGV Heads including 'OS' & 'OS/NSW' perfins & a few with commercial perfins, attractive group of advertising covers, other KGV period with early slogan cancels & an array of unclaimed mail with instructional handstamps, some post-WWII covers including airmails to India Hong Kong & Nigeria, postmark interest especially from Queensland, etc, condition variable. An interesting lot.
Box of long covers with various KGV frankings including many official perfins to 4d orange, 5d with 'OS' Overprint etc, many with instructional handstamps especially from Western Australia, also 1933 with Postage Due Perf 14 1/- (rare on cover) tied by rubber 'POST OFFICE/DEVONPORT____/TASMANIA' ('WEST' removed) cds in violet, many are registered, generally fine.
CTO trio with 1884-96 Large Stamp Duty 45/- mauve SG 277 (dated MR6/97), KEVII Perf 11 £1 rose & Perf 12½ £2 blue both punctured 'OS', no gum, Cat £640.