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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Accumulation in albums & loosewith some Roos, KGV Heads & Commems, then Decimals with considerable face value, 1906 "Rowland Hill" album with a few Colonies noted Victoria 1/- Octagonal imperf with full original gum (crazed & creased) & WA 3d Swan 'Medical' overprint, range of covers from 1930s to modern noted 1937 NSW 2d & 3d imprint blocks on separate FDCs, 2002 QEII Accession PNC, also some worldwide stamps in tubs & loose, condition mixed.
Used accumulation plus a bundle of Decimal packs, also Colonies with Victoria Postal Fiscals, etc.
State Government Punctures array in large stockbook with 'G/NSW' values to 5/- Arms & decimals to 60c; 'T' with a few Roos & KGV Heads, later to 10/- Arms x2 & 2/- Royal Visit strip of 3, Decimals with many blocks including Navigators 50c block of 24 & $2 x180 including two blocks of 4, $2 Gums strip of 4, etc; 'VG' with KGV 3d x2 4d & 5d x2, Large Kooka 6d, Large Lyrebird x2, 5/- Cattle strip of 3, 2/5d Wren Cream Paper, 5/- Dampier pair, excellent group of better decimal values to $5 Mentone with multiples including 25c Wren block of 4, 15c Timber pair, 11c Education strip of 3, 20c Butterfly block of 10; lots of duplication. Excellent research lot.
REGISTRATION LABELS:Mostly Victorian collection with a strong Gippsland flavour including a good range of "Reds", lots of "Blue & Blacks", four pages of RAAF types some with Security Numbers, etc; then a range of registered covers with a few better postmarks noted; condition variable.
(Qty many 100s)
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
of2/- brown with White Flaw below Second 'L' of 'SHILLINGS' ACSC #35(1)baf, Victorian English Mail TPO cds clear of the variety, Cat $900.
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Used accumulationwith ½d green x200, 1d red x1500 including dated range of shades, 1d violet x100, 1d green x700, 1½d x1500 including greens, 2d orange x300, 3d x200, 4d orange x200, 5d x200, 1/4d x50+ (all approx), plenty of postmark interest including numerals, lots of WA noted 'DAMBORING' and 'KRONKUPP', mostly fine condition.
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1934 Victoria CentenaryPerf 10½ 1/- black block of 30 (3x10) from the left of the sheet with margins on three sides, variable centring, some perf separation, unmounted, Cat $3000+. Multiples of this size are rarely see. Ex "Pollie's Hoard": see Lots 191 to 204.
C of A - Postal Stationery
REGISTRATION ENVELOPES:KGV to QEII issues all used the majority from Victoria with a range of label types including provisionals, 1938 KGV 5d endorsed "Comp 4d" with KGV 4d added to pay compensation fee, some postmark interest noted 1935 'TPO 1 SOUTH/1/NSW' transit & 1956 'EASTERN VIEW/VIC' cds with typed label, also 1917 'RETURNED REGISTERED LETTER' from Melbourne Dead Letter Office & 1930 'RETURNED SURCHARGED LETTER' from Sydney with Dues, condition mixed but many fine.
WRAPPERS - STAMPED TO ORDER: 1915 Sideface 1d red Die 1 ACSC #WS8 for Melbourne Electric Supply Co, minor blemishes, unused. Very rare & unpriced unused. Ex Mark Diserio: sold at the Prestige auction of 8.11.2013 for $2185. [Very few unused Stamped to Order Wrappers have survived]
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C of A - First Day Covers
1928 International ExhibitionKookaburra M/S on plain cover - Exhibition advertising in blue on the flap - by the Exhibition cds of 29OC28 in red with another strike alongside, unaddressed & the flap unsealed so it can be opened-out for display, Cat $1500.
1931 Airmail6d sepia tied by 'GPO MELBOURNE/4NO31/ 2 ' cds ACSC #144y on Blogg Brothers registered airmail cover to Perth with Kingsford Smith 2d alongside, a couple of minor aging marks, Cat $700. [The rate was 2d letter rate + 3d airmail surcharge per ½oz x2 = 8d]
1934 Victorian Centenary Perf 10½ 2d 3d & 1/- tied to Eustis cover by 'REGISTERED/2JY34/ADELAIDE SA' cds ACSC #153y registered Adelaide to Alberton & endorsed "Special Delivery" with 'EXPRESS' cachet, Cat $750.
C of A - Commemorative Covers
1938-65 plain envelopes with commemorative datestamps comprising 1938 'BRITISH EMPIRE GAMES' arrival b/s on airmail cover from GB (with enclosed letters), 1956 Olympics cds x4 different (one on a Deinhard advertising PPC), Mount Kosciusko cds (1956) & oval d/s (1961), and 1965 International Banking, a few blemishes. All commercially used & rare thus.
1953 AIF Golf Day:'FIELD P.O./VIC./24SE53/AUST/EASTERN GOLF CLUB' cds (rated RRR) two strikes (plus superb b/s) on ½d Kangaroo x3 & 5½d Newcastle pair on cover with 'FIELD PO/EAST'N GOLF CLUB' h/s in violet on provisional registration label. Rare: open one day only for Army Golf Tournament.
C of A - Postal History
Commercial mail including 1938 airmails via Hong Kong to ship passenger at Hawaii x2 both at 3/4d rate the first forwarded to California, the other returned with 'TOO LATE FOR STEAMER' cachet, plus to USA x2 one paid 3/7d & taxed mss 'T16 2/3', the other paid 9/3d double rate with Roos 2/- x2 & 5/- (roughly opened), then KGV frankings, advert covers, Stationery including PTPO envelopes noted KGVI 1½d for Shire of Newham and Woodend, also Victoria with postmark interest including 1905 'FOSTERVILLE' & BN '1982' both in blue, 1938 'PAID AT/KYNETON VIC', 'WOODEND NORTH' unframed with poor BN '414' & 1952 cds on 1d Postage Due (faults), Glover Onians & Co cover with 'GO/&C' perfin, etc, condition very mixed but those mentioned generally fine.
1923-34 Registration Envelopes comprising Sideface 5d, 'FOURPENCE/HALFPENNY' on 5d & 4½d x3, Oval 4½d & 5d x2 used, all but one with red R labels; also small Colonies group including Victoria 1893 1d Lettercard with 'LIST ROOM/No1' oval d/s, and 1903 2d Lettercard to Straits Settlements with 'PENANG TO SINGAPORE' marine sorter cds on face, etc, some minor blemishes.
Illustrated advertising covers for Victorian firms including Fosters Lager, Australian Licorice, Hotel Alexander, Cole's Book Arcade, Crompton Lamps, Precedent Radio, Twin City Tractors, etc, also for Norwegian Shipping & Trade Mission to USA (noted as British Naval Intelligence undercover address!), condition variable.
Album of mostly pre-1946 advertising covers with many illustrated types including for Avery Scales, Cliff Howe Ventriloquist, Southern Cross Windmills, HJ Plint Markets (Brisbane), Rosentengel Furniture, Repco Piston Rings, Owen French Piano Factory, John Jaffray Machinery (all-over advert on reverse but damaged on opening) etc, also for Morris Bros (Perth) with text on back "You owe it to your wife...that your home shall have a Refrigerator..."!, Crookwell NSW all-over adverts for local firms & 1935 Bible Sunday, condition variable. An excellent basis for an exciting new collecting interest.
1913double-rate commercial cover with Oriental Hotel (Melbourne) imprint in "gold" to Germany with scarce franking of 5d Kangaroo (Cat $1000 on cover) tied by 'ENGLISH MAIL TPO/OUT' cds, opened a bit roughly at top.
1930(c) red/black 'INTERSTATE/PARCEL POST' label with 'SARGOOD BROS' h/s in violet & remarkable franking of Third Wmk 9d & 1/- x5 + KGV 2d orange all with 'SB' perfins tied by a largely complete strike of the huge undated 'CHIEF PARCEL OFFICE/MELBOURNE' handstamp, a couple of small faults. [Between 1901 & 1929, the rate was 5/8d for an interstate parcel weighing between 10 & 11LB, the maximum weight permitted. The additional 3d was a registration fee]