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Displaying 1 - 20 of 57 Lots in Category - Thematics & Topicals
C of A - Decimal Issues
About eighty complete sheets of 100 of small format values to 10c including several QEII 4c with Plate Numbers, album including Navigators Plate Number blocks of 10 of 75c x4 & $1 x4, other blocks of 75c $1 & $4 with Recuts etc, 1960s-70s cross-pane blocks from 200-up printings, 1973 Christmas Plate Number blocks, Paintings range including $10 strips of 3 & 4, 1971 Christmas Cream Paper block of 25 and White Paper block of 25 & sheet of 100 (folded), large album of AAT blocks, etc, unmounted.
1980s-2000s array including sheetlets, peel & stick and booklets with lots of thematic interest, face value US$800+. Yes, it's actually an American lot!
1981-89 Year Books complete, stamps in place. [** The estimate of $600 stated in the catalogue was an error **]
C of A - Postal History
1972-73inwards penpal correspondence including from Kuwait, Zaire, Cuba, British Honduras, Belize, Bermuda, Cyprus, Costa Rica, Singapore, Trinidad & Tobago, Russia, Malta, New Caledonia, East Germany etc. [NB: these covers are actually to Papua New Guinea]
No longer available
Modern European collection with virtually complete Spain 1951-62 issues, Spanish Andorra 1963-97 (no 1972 Europa), Lithuania 1991-2008, Slovenia 1991-2004 & Germany 2000-2011, also Luxemburg Europa 1956 & 1957 sets, apparently all unmounted, STC £5200+. Thematics galore including loads of M/Ss.
Mostly post-1980Australian accumulation many in larger blocks still in original PO bags, a few booklets, M/Ss, packs & PSEs, also modern Fiji noted 1993 Air Force M/S x20 & 1996 China Philatelic Exhibition M/S x95, GB, India, Malaysia & Singapore, New Zealand, Spain, etc, thematic interest.
Six large cartonsof albums, boxes & loose with stockbooks with modern mint including Australia, GB, Israel, NZ, Pacific Islands, Singapore, Switzerland, USA, etc plus range of packs, special issues & FDCs, much in envelopes, plenty of thematic interest & substantial face value.
Two cartons of British Commonwealthup to 1980s mostly KGVI & QEII mixed */** with many complete sets including Pacific Islands, South Atlantic & BAT, also some earlier singles & part-sets noted Burma KGV 'SERVICE' overprints on India set to 5r *, Gambia QV Cameos to 1/- *, Newfoundland Caribou set *, Papua Lakatois range, GB QEII unmounted with Machins range mint & used, lots of thematic interest.
Modern mint accumulation including 1981 Royal Wedding collections in albums including M/Ss, gutter strips & booklets, 1980s Norfolk & Pitcairn Islands, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, etc with many in blocks of 4 & lots of thematic interest, some used in albums & loose including Australia, plus FDCs from Australia, GB, Solomons etc, & bundle of recent mail with values to $2, condition mixed but mostly fine.
Consignment remainderswith a modest Indian collection, an album of Nauru blocks of 4, Norfolk self-adhesives large blocks, range of Tasmanian cds on Pictorials including a superb 'BLESSINGTON UPPER' (rated RR), also some early editions of "Australian Stamp Monthly" plus 1980s "The Australian Philatelist" (an excellent publication).
British Commonwealth in 40 albums & stockbooks some KGV & KGVI but strength in QEII to late 1990s with minor duplication, including long sets, M/Ss, booklets, self-adhesives & imperfs, noted 1948 Silver Wedding pairs x27, some Australia & GB plus worldwide with UN Flags sheetlets, lots of thematic interest in Flora & Fauna, Transport, Sport, Royalty, etc, the majority unmounted, enormous catalogue/face value.
Worldwide First Day Covers accumulationwith lots of thematic interest including extensive Canada range 1940s - modern, GB 1970s-90s, UN with Sterling Silver medals, Russia 1980 Olympics, Flora & Fauna of the World in 17 albums, 1977 Jubilee & 1978 Anniversary omnibus issues, WWF Nature in quantity, a few mint stamps also.
Enormous accumulationmostly on hundreds of Hagner pages but also old "Globe" albums etc, noted Austria, China with some Cultural Revolution, France with imperfs & small Ceres study, GB from QV 6d Embossed to modern **, Hong Kong with $2 Stamp Duty pair on document, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, USA, etc, etc, a few classics but strength in modern with lots of thematic interest, leave plenty of time to view and bring a ute!
World accumulationincluding GB "Penny Black" x6, British & French Antarctic Territories, lots set out on Hagner pages including booklets, M/Ss and self-adhesives, others loose in bags, FDCs for World Wildlife Fund, WIPA 1981 etc in albums, lots of thematic interest, condition mixed but mostly fine.
Africa imperforate miniature sheets 1970s-1980s including Olympic Games x28 (some with Winners overprints), Soccer x16 (some with Winners overprints), Flight x7, etc, unmounted. No reserve!
(Qty 69 M/Ss)
Postal Administration presentation albumswith stamps, M/Ss and some FDCs including China PRC 2008 Olympics three different books and 1999 2000 & 2007 yearbooks, USA 1996 yearbooks x2, Great Britain Millennium Stamps book, Hong Kong 2000 annual stamp pack plus a few more and some loose items. (100s)
THEMATICS & TOPICALS
Complete imperforate sheets of Birds, Fish, Buterflies, Flowers, Olympics etc from Cuba, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Laos etc, some inscribed 'SAHARA OCC/RASD' (Western Sahara??), unmounted. (46 sheets + some blocks & untrimmed M/Ss)
AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHS:c.1950s extensive collection of black & white photographs - mostly quarto size - from primitive machines to the "Comet" jetliner including many of flying boats & some really odd contraptions, most with identifiers on the reverse including a great many with company cachets of BOAC, Imperial, Curtiss, Wright, de Havilland, Lockheed, Boeing, Sabena etc, generally very fine. A terrific lot for the aviation enthusiast.
(Qty many 100s)
ROCKET MAIL: Mostly European collection of 1934-60s covers from Austria, Belgium, France & the Netherlands, plus vignettes including M/Ss & a few tÍte-bÍche, generally very fine. No reserve.
SCOUTING:World collection of Scouts & Guides in nine albums, mostly modern but some earlier issues including pre-WWII items, numerous imperf stamps & M/Ss noted, a very high proportion is unmounted; the extensive Australian section includes illustrated covers for 1934 Frankston, 1936 SA Corroboree & 1957 Greenbanks (Qld), two plain covers for 1938 Bradfield (NSW); also some early British PPCs, Jamboree souvenirs, unused Scouting letterheads etc; generally very fine.