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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Foliowith 1960s pre-decimal blocks including Royal Visit 2/3d block of 16 plus complete sheets of KGVI 2½d brown & 6½d green, Cobb & Co 2/- & Tas Stamp 3d, Territories blocks & sheets unmounted; also some Aerogrammes.
CINDERELLAS:1938 NSW Sesquicentenary ten sheets of 49 setenant labels, some minor peripheral creases otherwise very fine unmounted.
NEW SOUTH WALES
1888-89 Centennial of New South Walesincluding imperf colour trials 1d x2, 6d x3, 8d & 20/- x2, then 2d pair with 'INSPECTOR GENERAL' h/s, 5/- 'SPECIMEN' Overprint, 20/- x3 plus 'Specimen' & 'SPECIMEN' Overprints; 'OS' Overprints 1d pane of 60, 5/- (creased) & 20/- CTO, and a few others; generally fine to very fine.
1890 Centennial High ValuesWmk '5/ NSW'-in-Diamond 5/- mauve Perf 11 SG 263da overprinted 'SPECIMEN' complete sheet of 50 (10x5) with 'CP' 'G Pr O/NSW' & '1888' Monograms in the lower margin & complete imprint in the upper margin, a few very minor perf separations in the margins, full unmounted o.g. Superb! Almost certainly Ex Australia Post Archival Sale Number 1 (part of Lot 18).
NEW SOUTH WALES - Official Stamps
'OS' OVERPRINTS:1888-90 1d mauve Perf 11x12 SG O39b complete sheet of 120 (12x10) with 'CP' 'G Pr O/NSW' & '1888' Monograms each twice in the lower margin & four complete imprints in the other margins, a few very minor perf separations, large-part o.g. with most units unmounted, Cat £420++.
1860 Small Star Watermarkcomplete sheet of 240 impressions (12x20) with 'POSTAGE' six times in the margins, central horizontal fold, aging/damp-spotting on the reverse only.
No longer available
1868 Crown/Q (Wmk '5') Watermarkcomplete sheet of 240 impressions (12x20) with 'QUEENSLAND POSTAGE' four times in the margins, very fine 'PASSED/5MAY68/[initials]'-in-circle h/s in red, a little aged along the folds otherwise remarkably fine.
1895Burelé Band 1d SG 206 complete sheet of 120 (10x12) with Double Perfs at Left (but part of the left-hand selvedge missing), faults but presentable; and 1895-96 Wmk Large Crown/Q ½d SG 219 complete sheet of 120 (12x10) with Double Perfs at Base, minor problems, most units unmounted; Cat £630+.
1897-98 Experimental SeparationsUncoloured Zigzag Rouletting 1d SG 257 complete sheet of 120 (10x12), some minor separation, most units with full unmounted o.g.; Cat £2160++.
1891-93 Surcharges'2½d.' on 4d green Perf 15 SG 233 lower-right quarter-sheet of 30 (6x5), the first unit in the second row with '2' & '½' Closer SG 233a, full unmounted o.g., Cat £1725++ (mounted).
1853 CouriersReprints 1d & 2d Plate I complete sheets of 24 (6x4) each with imprints at L/L & L/R printed from the defaced plates & Perf 11½ (in which form they were never issued), affixed to backing cards. Very scarce in this format.
THEMATICS - BIRDS:Morocco 1992 3fr Pigeon & 3f Vulture Imperforate sheets of 25, unmounted.
BACK OF THE BOOK:Julen (Christmas) Labels extensive collection in two springback albums apparently complete from 1904 to 1990s with a few imperfs including 1904, sheets of later issues plus large-part used reconstructions, plus many issues on commercial covers or postcards including 1907, 1909-17, 1919, 1922, 1924-25, 1927-32 & many later ones, a few better postmarks, some problems noted but generally fine to very fine.
Attractive selection with Imperf 6d SG 7, Crown/CC 3d dull ultramarine SG 14cB with Frame Break above 'M' (**), Crown/CA set with all 6d shades plus 1d sheet of 15 mostly ** (a couple of faults), 2½d two blocks of 4 (one block **), 3d grey block of 4 ** & 4d sheet of 15 **, 1898 Keyplates 4d to 1/-, KEVII 1902-05 set, 1909 3/- & 'ONE PENNY' on 3/-, 1921-22 4/- grey & red, KGVI set to 10/- x2 plus many extra shades, etc, generally very fine **/* with a few very fine used values, Cat £2000++.
(Qty 200 approx)
Two small albums of oddments & sets including some useful used blocks, some toning; then Castles No Wmk 2/6d complete sheet + half-sheet (75), CEPT 2d x120, Machin ½d brown x120 & £1.30 x100, unmounted.
Array of blocks etc with lots of BMA - unchecked for Chalk Surfaced papers - including 1c complete sheet, Johore 1955 Jubilee sheet, UPU issues probably complete in strips of 5 &/or blocks of 10, Coronation issues probably complete in blocks of 20, 1949 Definitive sets for Johore, Negri Sembilan & Penang (plus an extra $5 Plate Number pair), lots of mostly low denomination Plate Number pairs & blocks, Singapore Wedding, Thai Occupation of Kelantan set (mounted), etc, some tropicalisation but much is fine to very fine; also a quantity of used material; and a few covers including 1947 15c Registration Envelope to GB with BMA 15c & 50c strip of 4 and 1951 Straits 2c Postal Card with OPS Overprint of Bars etc. From a family business source, never before on the market.
PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period
Hesshaimer Lakatoi 'facsimile' #01628, Monocolours set plus shades, Coronation sheets of 40, 1938 Airs x2 sets, etc, also some used oddments plus some New Guinea & PNG.
(Qty few 100)
Mint stamp folio with 1920s to 1940s array including 1928 Rama VII 2s to 15s sheets of 100 plus 25s two half-sheets of 50, 50stg sheet of 100 in three blocks, 80stg & 1b sheets of 100 all with Waterlow Imprint, 1941 Rama VIII 2stg & 5stg blocks of 38 & 40, 3stg x75 in blocks of various sizes, 10stg sheet of 100, 15stg 25stg & 50stg part-sheets of 68 78 or 70 respectively, 1b x8, 2b x50, 3b x25, 5b x3 & 10b x2, all unmounted, then with no gum as issued 1943-48 Litho 1b corner pair, War Monument two sheets of 100 (numbered '2' & '3') and Bangkaen Monument 2s pane of 50 & sheet of 100 in different shades and 10s two sheets of 100, plus a few strays including 1942-43 Airs & Thai Occupation of Malaya SG TM1-6 set, condition variable with some significant tropicalisation but many are fine to very fine. From a family business source, never before on the market.