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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Extensive collection predominantly used with Kangaroos 1st Wmk to 5/- (CTO), 2nd Wmk to 2/- plus 5/- 'OS', 3rd Wmk to 10/- plus £1 grey and £1 brown & blue 'SPECIMEN' overprint *, SM Wmk to 5/- (uneven perfs), CofA Wmk to £2 (couple of shortish perfs), range of 'OS' punctures including 1st Wmk 'Small OS' 3d, 4d, 6d (tone spot), 9d & 1/- *, KGV Heads complete with 4½d Die II and 'OS' overprints plus extra shades, 'OS' punctures, etc, then reasonably complete to 1965 with Kookaburra 6d Engraved, KGV Commemoratives including 5/- Bridge CTO plus 'OS' punctures * & used, 'OS' overprints including Kingsford Smith duo CTO, Robes Thick Paper & Thin Paper and Navigators (ex £2), condition mixed but many fine.
Oddments including Kangaroos 4d x6 & Third Wmk 2d Die IIA pair & strip of 3, KGV including CofA Wmk 1/4d VFU block of 4 and low value mint blocks x6, KGVI 1/4d imprint block commercially used, condition variable.
Box of mostly pre-WWII loose stamps & pieces many from parcels & with several incomplete 'PARCELS POST' labels one of 1913 with First Wmk 1/- Roo (weep!!), other pieces noted with 6d Engraved & probably First Wmk 2/- Roo (weep again!), lots of KGV Penny Reds, etc. This material has never before been on the market. We expect it is completely unpicked for varieties and postmarks. [See also Lot 368]
(Qty few 1000)
Huge stock of used Decimals in packets in a large carton. (Tens of thousands)
Four massive lever-arch files of stamps FDCs & PSEs plus pre-decimal used array in packets, large blocks of Postage Dues, modest postmark collection all glued to pages, and some Great Britain. Heavy!
Large carton of First Day Covers.
Selection of varieties including KGV 1½d red Roo's Tongue (on faulty cover) & Bandage on Emu's Leg (on cover), Swan 1½d Retouch ACSC #138f & unlisted 'AUS.TRALIA' both in mint blocks of 4, KSmith 6d Re-Entry x2, Jubilee 2d "Suspended Microphone" #166(U)f used, SA Centenary 2d with unlisted Snapped Flagpole in ** block of 6, Robes 5/- #212e, KGVI 2d violet Medallion Flaw in block of 4 punctured 'G/NSW', No Wmk 4d Koala #199h x2 & i x2 all used, Food Production 3½d varieties x10 mostly used, Birds 1/6d ACSC #416h & 417i and 2/- Whistler Broken Twig ** & U, Anzac 8d ACSC #427d in ** block of 4, etc, STC $2700+ plus unlisted items.
(Qty 65 items)
Two large cartons of mostly philatelic souvenirs for Australian exhibitions plus PSEs mostly CTO, etc, some other material including a small stockbook with Canadian TPO postmarks.
Consignment remainders in stockbooks including some Decimal postage & FDCs, plus worldwide in albums. Weighs 8kgs.
Archive box with a basic collection in two albums with lots of used multiples and some postmark interest including 'WAVE HILL/NT', also a large quantity partly sorted in packets, and some FDCs.
Modest collection with most of the value in the decimals plus albums of FDCs with a few unusual private producers in the 1950s & 1960s.
Used accumulation of pre-decimals & decimals loose and on piece, in envelopes and containers in two large boxes, noted some Kangaroos & KGV Heads, large quantity. Weighs 15kg.
(Qty many 1000s)
Predominantly used array on Seven Seas pages plus 64-page stockbook with Kangaroos to 10/-, KGV Heads, lots of Pre-Decimal Commemoratives noted 9d Macarthur, 1/- ANZAC & £1 Navigator blocks of 4 commercially used, some Postage Dues, 'OS' overprints, BCOF including 1/- Lyrebird blocks of 8 & 10 with 'ARMY PO' cancels, also Decimals to 1980s, plus some Colonies noted South Australia with range of 'OS' overprints, etc, potential postmark interest, condition variable but many fine. Weighs 18kg.
Box of stamps in packets with many marked "MINT". Bring a calculator.
(Qty many 1000s)
Used accumulation of mostly Decimals loose and on piece, in envelopes and containers in three large boxes, large quantity. Weighs 24kg.
(Qty many 1000s)
Used collection on expensive Schaubek hingeless pages with Kangaroos 1st Wmk to 5/- (CTO; tone spots), 2nd Wmk to 2/-, 3rd Wmk to 5/-, SM Wmk to 5/- (punctured 'OS', CTO), CofA Wmk to 10/- (blemishes), KGV Heads & Commemoratives including Kookaburra M/S with Exhibition cds in red (gum discoloured), Kingsford Smith 'OS' overprint duo CTO and 5/- Bridge CTO, then apparently complete to 1978 plus a few booklet panes, 'OS' overprints and Postage Dues, condition variable but many fine.
Pre-decimal collection in three volumes with a smattering of KGV Heads including No Wmk 1d block of 9, Kookaburra M/S, Swan imprint blocks with Re-Entries, KSmith 3d Dropping Mailbag in block of 4, Bridge 5/- (poorly centred, lightly mounted), Jubilee 2d scarlet imprint block of 4 & 2d imprint block ACSC #166(3)ze, many Plate Number blocks including 3d Air '1'-'4', Swan '1'-'12' & Jubilee 2d '1'-'6' all positions, Arms set plus 10/- & £1 blocks of 4, Cattle 5/- blocks of 4 x2 & White Paper pair, Navigators blocks of 4 + extra £2 block of 4, many post-WWII issues with blocks of 4 from all four corners, some toning in the pre-WWII issues but generally very fine & mostly unmounted.
(Qty many 100s)
Predominantly mint pre-decimals with a few Kangaroos & KGV Heads then quantity of KGV Commems, KGVI and QEII issues including 3d Kooka M/S (folded), 3d Bridge plate blocks set, KGVI 3d blue Die II imprint block, Robes £1 Thick Paper & Thin Paper, Arms 5/- & 10/- imprint blocks, also Arms 'SPECIMEN' overprints set and 2/3d Cable block of 4 including Broken Cable variety all unmounted, some used throughout plus a few Decimals, condition mixed but mostly fine. Weighs 10kg.
Album of Roos & KGV Heads with some better stamps noted including 10/- Roo, KGV 1/4d strip of 5 and official punctures, many annotated varieties including Roos 2½d Missing Fraction in pair BUT it's the wrong shade, the "variety" has been made with a pen, & it's torn!
Huge used accumulation in stockbooks hundreds of Hagners from Kangaroos & KGV Heads, some blocks of 4 and larger multiples, Pre-Decimal Commemoratives in quantity including 9d Macarthur, 1/- Centenary, 1/- ANZAC, 10/- Robes, etc, noted 10/- Arms x100+, modern Decimals including International Post, some M/Ss and sheetlets, a few Postage Dues & Revenues, some Territories, a bit of mint scattered throughout, great opportunity for packet-maker/reseller, condition variable but many fine. Weighs 65kg.