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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Mostly used collectionfrom Kangaroos with 10/- Third Wmk 'OS' puncture CTO, £1 brown & blue telegraph puncture, CofA Wmk £1 & £2 (creased), KGV Heads simplified plus 'OS' overprints, Kookaburra 6d Engraved and 3d M/S (stains), then apparently complete simplified to 1965 including 5/- Bridge (telegraph cds), Navigators set of 6 & 'OS' overprints, also BCOF set * and a few Postage Dues, plus small range of Colonies & States with some Revenues, condition mixed but many fine.
Mostly used accumulationincluding KGV 1d reds x300+, 3d blues x400+ and some other values, later in envelopes and loose with potential postmark interest, also coil pairs & strips used plus a couple of starters, a few Decimals **, also some covers & PPCs, then Colonies/States including revenues, condition quite mixed.
REVENUES:WWII War Savings 6d Hurricane Perf 14½ block of 9 (seven **, one stuck down, the other faulty) in green & buff War Savings Stamps 'Here's to Happiness and Victory' gift booklet.
NEW SOUTH WALES
1885-86 High Value Revenues Overprinted 'POSTAGE'in Black 5/- Perf 12x10 mint (gum blemishes) & 'used' with fake cancels, & 'SPECIMEN' (creased), 10/- 'Specimen' & £1 'Specimen' (trimmed at the top), and in Blue 10/- Perf 12 mint x2 & used x2 (one on piece) and 'SPECIMEN', the mint & used Cat £1600.
1885-86 High Value Revenues Overprinted 'POSTAGE'in Black 5/- lilac & green Perf 13 SG 238, small stain at the top, unused.
1885-86 High Value Revenues Overprinted 'POSTAGE'in Black 5/- lilac & green Perf 12x10, characteristic awful centring but very fine with large-part o.g., Cat £800. A rare stamp: unpriced by Gibbons: absent from the Carrington & Hutson Collections.
1885-1904 Revenues overprinted 'POSTAGE'in Black 10/- lilac & claret Perf 12 SG 239 x2 (one with tiny thin spot; the other imperf - perfs trimmed? - at base), and in Blue 10/-violet & claret Perf 12 SG 275, or Perf 12x11 SG 275b x3 (two with small thins, one with part-plate number), large-part o.g., Cat £4500+.
1894-1904 High Value Revenues Overprinted 'POSTAGE'10/- selection with various perfs & printings comprising mint x7 (one with tonespots), used x10 (one on piece) & an unusual fiscal usage, Cat £2750 minimum.
REPRINTS:5/- Coin with 'REPRINT' Overprint, QV Long Type 5/- with 'REPRINT' Overprint, 10/- with 'Specimen' Overprint & £1 with 'REPRINT' Overprint (a pair, with misplaced perforations) strips of 3 all with full unmounted o.g. Scarce multiples.
(Qty 4 items)
1880 Lithographed High Values2/- imperforate plate proof strip of 3 (a rare multiple), apparently unused 2/-, 2/6d x3, 5/-, 10/- bistre x2 & 20/-, a couple with part- to large-part o.g., also apparently postally used 2/-, 10/- bistre & 20/-, some fiscal usages including 2/- with the Watermark Inverted and a set with 'SPECIMEN' h/s, condition variable, Cat £5900 if all genuine, plus the proof strip. Offered strictly 'as is'.
POSTAL FISCALS:Selection of apparently unused examples with 1866-68 Large Format No Wmk 6d (large-part o.g.) 2/- & 5/- and Wmk 1d & 6d violet plus postally used 1/-, Smaller Format Wmk five values to 10/- with 'SPECIMEN' Handstamp then mint 1d, 6d brown pair, 1/-, 2/- x4 including strip of 3 (all no gum), 2/6d strip of 4, 5/- x2 (no gum) & 10/- (no gum), Burelé Band 1d pair, 6d brown x2, 6d mauve, 1/- x2, 2/- x2, 2/6d, 5/- & 10/- (no gum), and Sideface Wmk 1d, Cat £5000+; also postally used Long Type 6d x2, 2/- on piece (dubious Brisbane duplex) & 5/-, plus some fiscal usages most of which have had the cancellations removed. Despite having been assessed under ultra-violet light, these stamps are notorious for having been doctored so close examination is recommended.
REVENUES:Impressed Duty QV 3d to £500 complete set with large-part o.g., mostly CTO with impressed cancels, a few CTO with quarter-circle, some minor bends & other small faults.
Collection on Scott pages with London & Adelaide Printings sets, Second Roulettes 1d & 6d both apparently unused, 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' 2/6d & 5/- mint plus 15/- & £1 CTO, Thin 'POSTAGE' mint to 10/- plus £1 CTO x2, Thick 'POSTAGE' mint set to £1, etc, condition variable but generally fine to very fine.
1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE'Perf 10 2/6d & 10/- x2 all with fake cancels, Perf 11½-12½ 5/- & £1 postally used, 2/6d x2, 5/- x2, 10/-, 15/- x3 & £1 x2 all CTO (some with large-part o.g.), and official reprints seven values to 50/- with 'SPECIMEN' overprint, generally fine to very fine, Cat £1380 plus the 'SPECIMEN' group & the 'duds'.
No longer available
1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE'Perf 10 £1 and Perf 11½-12½ 5/- 10/- 15/- (CTO) £1 & £2, various postal cancellations, Cat £1190.
1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE'Perf 10 2/6d to £20 SG 195-208 all with 12½mm 'SPECIMEN' overprint, strong colours, a few characteristic minor gum-bends, large-part o.g., Cat £1300. Very scarce: these are the original issue - excluding the £5 brown not issued in Perf 10 - not the 1891 reprints that were specially printed for distribution to UPU members.
1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE'Perf 11½-12½ 2/6d to £1 SG 195a-199a, CTO with large-part o.g., Cat £520.
1892-99 Tabletsset to 10/- mint, set to £1 (a little faded) used, 'REVENUE' Overprint on £1 mint & used (a little faded), etc, generally fine to very fine, Cat £1400+.
POSTAL FISCALS:1863-80 St George Perf 11½ 2/6d SG F23 mint with large-part o.g. & CTO, Platypus set mint & used plus 'SPECIMEN' 3d & 1/-, 'REVENUE' Overprint 2/6d SG F30 CTO and Platypus 1d 3d & 6d mint, generally very fine, Cat £1100.
REVENUES:Collection with a few mint including '1d.' on 3d Overprint Inverted pair, also St George reprinted die proofs to 10/- x7 different (stated only six sets prepared), then an array of mostly Chalons with fiscal cancels including strips of 3 1d x2 & 1/- and some apparently unused from which pen cancels (a few probably postal) have been removed, many others either fraudulently used or with fake cancels including Sideface 5/- with superb but nefarious BN '17' & 5/- with Victorian Barred Numeral (!), condition rather mixed. Offered strictly 'as is'.
(Qty 128 + proofs)