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Displaying 1 - 20 of 57 Lots in Category - Fauna - animals
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1937-52 Issues Perf 15x14 4d Koala block of 4 with weak Offset ACSC #198c, unmounted, Cat $300+ (mounted).
No longer available
1961 folder for payment of radio & TV licences with various adhesives to 5/- x3 including Flowers 1/6d block of 6.
C of A - Decimal Issues
1994 Kangaroos & Koalas Definitives 45c Family of Koalas ACSC #1720 with Major Perforating Error resulting in Void Corner at Lower-Left & Absence of 'KOALA', tied to 1996 commercial cover by Adelaide Olympics slogan, the cover opened-out.
2016 Adelaide Emergency Printing 30c Koala on the Ground + '70c Salisbury 2015' in the same design tied to local philatelic cover by cancels of 29FEB16 (Leap Year).
2016 Adelaide Emergency Printing 30c Koala on the Ground + '70c Salisbury 2015' in the same design, & '$1.00 Adelaide 2016' Group of Koalas, tied to unaddressed covers by 'SALISBURY/30JUN2016/JINDALEE/OVER THE/HORIZON/RADAR/...' pictorial cds. [This was the last date on which the Monarch printer used to produce the text was used]
(Qty 2 covers)
C of A - Postal Stationery - Postal Cards (PTPO)
1938-50 KGVI Oval 1d brown ACSC #PS28(2) on white for Spectacle Makers Pty Ltd (NSW) uprated with ½d Roo tied by part-machine cancel, message dated "7/10/1947", Cat $3000. Superb! Illustrated in the ACSC. [The ACSC states this is the only recorded example]
1966 New Currency 4c scarlet ACSC #PS38 with 'OHMS' heading & 'CONTROL YOUR DOG - FEED NO OFFAL' at base, 'HYDATIDS LIMITATION PROGRAMME' heading on reverse, unused. Rare & unpriced unused; Cat $500 used. A key Decimal issue.
C of A - Postal History
1940 (Nov 7) large envelope (305x240mm) with rare franking of Kangaroos £1 grey (with smudged thumbprint; undercatalogued at $4000 on cover) + Robes 5/- & 10/- and 9d Platypus all tied by 'GPO SYDNEY/ AIR /7NO40/ 1 / NSW-AUST' cds, 'CALIFORNIA/CLIPPER' h/s in violet x2, opened for inspection & resealed with plain brown paper plus a single standard Censor label & two strikes of Sydney Passed cachet in violet, three folds well clear of the stamps, repaired opening tears on the reverse. [Only the second £1 Roo cover we have handled]
1982-88 Reptiles & Amphibians plus 1983 Endangered Species usages accumulation with all values represented including single, multiple & mixed frankings, many overseas airmails plus some on postcards & stationery, noted 1c single on untaxed airmail cover & 70c single on large OHMS envelope, illustrated tourism covers, registered, AR & overseas express delivery, etc.
C of A - Military - World War II
1941 Forces in Greece comprising cover (from Servia) & Active Service "honour" envelope (endorsed on the reverse "Kazani/N Greece) with '1ST BGE HQ PO/M1' cds of 28MR41 or 2AP41, cover with 'DIV HQ PO/13AP41/DM1' cds at Elasson, 'DIV SUPPLY HQ PO/11AP41/SWL' cds at Gerania, & Active Service "honour" envelope with 'RAILHEAD PO/5AP41/RM1' at Gerania, all with 9d Platypus, minor faults/repairs, censor h/s double-boxed 224 225 or 228, British 1916 or triple-circle 'PASSED BY UNIT/ 18 /CENSOR' h/s of the type used only by the AIF in Greece & Crete. [NB: Most postal devices used in Greece were lost in the course of the evacuation]
1941 Forces in Crete airmail cover with 9d Platypus tied by '3RD BGE HQ PO/6MY41/M1' cds in use in Crete, square 'PASSED - BY - UNIT/276/CENSOR' h/s, endorsed on the reverse "From N Hill" (location?). [After leaving Greece, the Australian forces regrouped near Retima on Crete. However, on 21/5/1941, the Germans launched a decisive airborne attack]
1915 (c.) May Gibbs 'We'll keep the Billy boiling, dear, till you come marching home' illustration of Kangaroo & Joey tending the fire, insignificant blemishes, unused with plain back (proof?). Rare.
NEW SOUTH WALES: 1906 John Bland real photo PPC "3rd ALH - Part of Braidwood (NSW) Troop" (mounted soldiers) with BN '38' cancel & 'BRAIDWOOD/DE25/1906/NSW' cds (Christmas Day).
TASMANIA: 1914 Propsting real photo PPC 'Light Horse at Mona Vale 1914', minor blemishes, unused.
VICTORIA: 1911 (or 1912?) real photo PPCs 'Kilmore Camp' (lighthorsemen) & 'Kilmore Camp - Buglers', soiled on reverse, unused.
VICTORIA: 1912 real photo PPC 'ALH Camp/Kilmore 1912' (riders with horsemen behind), unused.
VICTORIA: 1912 real photo PPC 'GUN SECTION BALLARAT 1912' (lighthorsemen but no guns!), soiled on reverse, unused. There was no post office provided.
VICTORIA: 1913 PPC 'ALH Camp Burrumbeet 1913' (horses wading & drinking), unused. Burrumbeet Military Camp (1) PO 29.11.1913; closed 6.12.1913.
NEW SOUTH WALES
1888-90 Centennial 1/- violet-brown Imperforate single as SG 258ca from the base of the sheet, large-part o.g., Cat £1400 for a pair. Ex "Carrington" (Mark Dankin). [Our vendor states that only this single & two pairs are recorded. Not to be confused with SG 312a, which turns up regularly]
REVENUES - IMPRESSED STAMP DUTY: 1877 original artwork for the 10/- & £5 Platypus designs in pencil on yellow tracing paper (88x114mm) numbered "9" or "11" in red at upper-right & both with '22 MAR 77' h/s at upper-central. Unique! Ex De La Rue Archives.