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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Mostly decimal bundleware in a sizable carton. (Tens of Thousands)
Box of Kangaroo & KGV duplicates in packets plus KGV Penny Reds annotated varieties on pages including both Substituted Clichés.
Mint collection in Seven Seas hingless pages reasonably complete from 1914 (ex Kangaroos, KGV Heads and 5/- Bridge) including Kookaburra 6d Engraved ** and 3d M/S *, 1/- Lyrebird 'OS' overprint **, Robes £1 Thin Paper **, Arms 'SPECIMEN' overprint set **, Navigators set of 8 ** (couple of blemishes), 'BCOF' overprint set **, etc, also empty Decimals pages to 1984, condition generally fine.
Tin of postmarks on piece completely unchecked by us.
Used accumulation from Colonies/States noted NSW Consumptive Homes pair * (toned), Kangaroos & KGV Heads including a few *, Pre-Decimals with some imprint blocks, part-sheets, etc, noted Airmail 3d punctured 'OS' plate '4' pair ** (light gum bends), plus quantity loose in envelopes including a few Revenues, postmark interest, condition variable. Weighs 6kgs.
Accumulation of 1970s-80s FDCs and PSEs, then album with a few earlier plus range of 1950s flights noted BOAC covers inwards to Australia from Japan, Sarawak, West Indies, etc, mostly fine condition.
SPECIMEN FOLDERS: c.1932 brown/grey folder with 65 stamps comprising Engraved 1d & 6d, Kangaroos to 5/- plus punctured 'OS' to 10/- & CofA 'SPECIMEN' set (10/- rounded corner), KGV to 1/4d including 4½d Die II plus punctured 'OS' to 1/4d, Commemoratives to 5/- Bridge (tonespot) plus 'OS' punctures & overprints including Kingsford Smith duo, all to 5/- CTO and all with full unmounted o.g. With the original plain envelope.
SPECIMEN FOLDERS: 1950 with Arms 10/- £1 and £2 overprinted 'SPECIMEN', plus lower values all CTO in Specimen folder with black/buff cover & printer's imprint 'C.7191', all unmounted.
SPECIMEN FOLDERS: 1963-65 Navigators 7/6d to £2 - all but the 10/- are marginal & scarce thus - overprinted 'SPECIMEN', plus 4/- & 5/-, other lower values & AAT set all CTO in Specimen folder with black/green cover & printer's imprint C.11841/63 on the reverse. [The Cocos Islands set has been removed]
(Qty 29 + folder)
SPECIMEN FOLDERS: 1968 with Decimal Navigators 75c to $4 overprinted 'SPECIMEN', plus lower values all CTO in Specimen folder with black/buff cover & printer's imprint 'C.2651/68' x2; on undated black/yellow card x2; and a loose set.
(Qty 5 sets)
Australia & World collection in four albums with lots of pickings throughout, the Australia includes SMult Wmk £2 Roo, mint KGV Heads to 1/4d, 5/- Bridge mint with large-part imprint & CTO, Robes both papers etc, then Great Britain including a very fine Penny Black & fair Tuppence Blue, QV 10/- blue mint (creased) & used, New Zealand including unmounted Smiling Boys, etc, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Inspection will be rewarded.
Box with about 100 1940s-50s "ham radio" cards including from Canary Islands, Canton Island, Cuba, French Morocco, Guatemala, Russia, Suriname, Timor, UN Forces in Palestine etc; bundle of PPCs including 1907 handpainted from GB; postal history with Australian military mail including WWI Letter Cards with Poem or '2nd AIF Embarking' on reverse, 1906 from Thursday Island with 'LOOSE/SHIP/LETTER', airmails to Australia, 1971 & 1974 'MESSENGER/DELIVERY' covers at 25c or 70c, etc; condition variable
(Qty 250 approx)
No longer available
Pacific Islands mint collections in Seven Seas pages mostly mounted to 1970s but later ** with Norfolk Island 1947-89 and Papua New Guinea 1952-87 both reasonably complete, Pitcairn Islands 1940-99 complete, also Christmas Island 1958-87 complete, then stockbooks with some Fiji, Nauru, Samoa, etc and others mint & used noted a range of PNG blocks, thematic interest, condition mixed but many fine. Weighs 13kg.
Estate remainders in two large cartons with some Australia & Colonies, Australian Territories including many blocks, Samoa with many blocks including $4 Bird imprint block of 10, Europe & Colonies etc, Biafra complete plus Overprints unlisted by Gibbons, Burundi & Tonga "gold coins" etc. Weighs 22kg.
Folio of 1940s-50s commercial covers many by air to Australia including 1947 uprated Postal Card from Greece, 1947 registered from Iran, 1950 registered from Seychelles (philatelic), 1951 from Bolivia, 1947 from Indo-China, 1952 registered from Peru, 1947 from Lebanon, 1947 from Yugoslavia, etc, also 1947 Angola-Peru & a group of South American airmails mostly to Peru, generally fine to very fine.
World War II Censor covers 1) Gibraltar uprated 2d Envelope with scarce '6 OPENED BY CENSOR' label of Hobart; 2) Fiji-Hobart with ' 6 /NOT/OPENED/...' cachet of Hobart - the only recorded example - in error overstruck with normal cachet; 3) Niue-Victoria with NZ-pattern 'PASSED BY CENSOR NZ/ 14 ' cachet (Little #H1); 4) mission cover Niue-Samoa with 'OPENED BY EXAMINER/ DDA 26' label (unrecorded by John Little); and 5) 1939 airmail NZ-Papua unusually with complete strike of the large 'OPENED BY CENSOR/...' cachet.
Eight old albums with many pickings throughout including postmarks, revenues & perfins, condition mixed.
Box of mostly pre-WWII covers many from Australia - including c.1934 large piece from a parcel with Large Lyrebird 1/- x7 tied by complete 'PARCELS POST/BRISBANE' roller - and the others to Australia with GB including Seahorse 5/- & KGVI 5/- solo frankings, two from 'BRODICK/ISLE OF ARRAN' & registered from 'ST AUBIN/JERSEY CHANNEL ISLANDS' etc, also 1924 French registered parcel tag, several from New Hebrides with 'PAQUEBOT' cancels, etc, condition variable. From a family correspondence that has never before been on the market.
(Qty 150 approx)
Huge worldwide accumulation in albums, on 100s of Hagner sheets and loose, looks to be mostly low-value stamps in larger quantities but there could be a surprise lurking amongst them, noted USA with 19th Century, Canada including some ** postage, plenty of GB, British Commonwealth with Transvaal remainders in blocks, Germany, Asia with China & Thailand, Eastern Europe including folder of Russian M/Ss, some Cinderellas & Revenues, potential postmark interest, also a few covers including commercial mail, condition very mixed.
Mostly foreign array with lots of "Cinderellas" & Revenues including British Railway Stamps, Brunei selection including Japanese Occupation 12c x3 & 30c mint, also batches of Indian pre-stamp entires with intaglio handstamps, commercial & philatelic paquebot covers, and Egyptian covers including commercial airmails & some Postal Stationery, condition variable.