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C of A KGV - Single Watermark
Rough Paper 5d bright chestnut perf 'OS' ACSC #124 (poorly centred) tied by 'WAGIN' (WA) cds to 1921 small OHMS cover to 'WOODANILLING' (light arrival cds), 'WAGIN' h/s on scarce red & black/white provisional registration label, mss "AR" in red, unclaimed & returned, Cat $1500 on cover.
C of A - Postal Stationery - Envelopes (Official)
Scarce group comprising 'OS'-of-Dots Kangaroo 1d x2 (one uprated, the other taxed) & KGV 1d red uprated, Solid 'OS' Sideface 1½d brown, Star with 'POSTAGE' 2d scarlet x2, 1½d green & 1½d red (unused), 'TWO/PENCE' on 1½d red x2 (one unused), KGV Oval 2d x2, the earlier issues mostly for the Victorian Education Department, condition variable, Cat $2250.
1919 1d red Die I ('OS'-of-dots) + ½d green (solid 'OS') ACSC #EO5 on grey stock for Deputy Commissioner of Maternity Allowances, Melbourne War Savings Certificates slogan cancel of 9DE/1919. Superb! [John Sinfield's equally fine example sold at the Prestige auction of 20.11.2004 for $1380]
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery - Letter Sheets
STAMPED TO ORDER: 1928 1d green/pale green ACSC #LSS11 with printed address of the Victorian Education Department, horizontal crease as always, unused, Cat $500.
STAMPED TO ORDER: 1966 4c red/green ACSC #LSS15 for the Victorian Education Department uprated with QE 1c with 'VG' perfin, unfolded & unused, Cat $1000. [The ACSC states that "Only two examples have been recorded"]
OFFICIAL: 1913 Kangaroo 1d with 'OS' of Dots-in-the-Die ACSC #LSO1 being a printed truancy notice for the Victorian Education Department, 'ARARAT/13JL14/VIC' cds, minor blemishes, Cat $1500. Rare & the earliest recorded date for a CofA official lettersheet. [The ACSC states "The printer's imprint inside...indicates the original printing was made in 1916, and the ERD of use is 23 March 1916". The printer's imprint on this example is '7.13' & the usage is 20 months earlier]
C of A - Postal Stationery - Postal Cards
Advertising group with Fullface 1d ACSC #P1 for Fauldings, 1d Roo for Hall & Sons (unused), KGV 1d #P27 for Metropolitan Fire Brigade & Die II for Daily News (Perth), #P28d for Kapunda Technical School (unused), 1½d brown & 1d violet both punctured 'OS/NSW' for Sydney Harbour Trust, 1d green #64 for Mayor Shafto's Campaign (Perth) (unused) & for Mackinnon & Cox 'Sale of Racehorses', 1½d brown #P68 for Kew Presbyterian Church (unused), fine to very fine.
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1911 Fullface 'ADDRESS ONLY...' 1d with Underlined 'OHMS' Overprint Above the Header ACSC #P1ea, handwritten message for South Australian Department of Mines, used, Cat $500. Rare.
1913 Kangaroo 1d Original Die with 'OHMS' Above Heading ACSC #P24ea & 'BOARD OF ADVICE' notice on reverse, superb 'BIRDWOOD/31JL34/STH-AUST' cds, Cat $350. Extraordinarily late usage.
1924-37 KGV Sideface 1d green Die 1 on Buff for Sydney Harbour Trust & 1d green Die 3 on White for Lands Department both punctured 'OS/NSW' ACSC #P61e & 62e, a couple of tiny problems, Cat $450.
1938-51 KGVI Issues 1½d brown punctured 'OS/NSW' ACSC #P70e for the Maritime Services Board, to Mosman with Sydney slogan cancel, Cat $400. [The damaged pins in 'O' & 'N' had been replaced by mid-1936]
1938-51 KGVI Issues Queen Mother 1d+1d with two 'OS/NSW' Perfins BW #P71e for the Government Printing Office, to Perth in 1943 with Sydney machine cancel, Cat $500. A very desirable "doubleton". Ex John Sinfield: sold at the Prestige auction of 8.11.2013 for $437.
1938-51 KGVI Issues 2d mauve on off-white stock punctured 'OS/NSW' ACSC #P72(2)e for the Government Printing Office, to Gunnedah in 1948 with Sydney slogan cancel, Cat $300. [This was the last Postal Card provided with the 'OS/NSW' perfin]
C of A - Postal Stationery - Postal Cards (Official)
1924 'OS' of Dots-in-the-Die 1d green Die I ACSC #PO5 for the Victorian Education Department with School Committee advice, minor "suntanning" on the reverse, unused, Cat $800.
1924-30 Unbroken 'OS'-in-the-Die 1d green Die 1 ACSC #PO6 1925 printing on unsurfaced grey card, poor Korumburra cds, minor blemishes, Cat $400.
1924-30 Unbroken 'OS'-in-the-Die 1½d on 1d green Die 1 with 'OS' of Dots Type 1 (Dot Clear of the Left Foot of the First 'A' in 'AUSTRALIA') ACSC #PO8A, local usage in 1933 with superb 'KORUMBURRA/VIC' cds, a couple of tiny blemishes, Cat $800.
1924-30 Unbroken 'OS'-in-the-Die 1½d on 1d green Die 1 ACSC #PO9, unused, Cat $200.
C of A - Postal Stationery - Postal Cards (PTPO)
1916-19 Star 1½d red-brown Die 3 ACSC #PS17 for the NSW Registrar-General, to Corowa with Sydney machine cancel of SP6/1920, minor corner bend, Cat $400.
1916-19 Star 1½d red-brown Die 3 (No Triangles) ACSC #PS17 for the NSW Registrar-General, to Corowa with Sydney machine cancel of OC31/1921, Cat $500. Superb!
1921-24 Star with 'POSTAGE' 1½d red-brown ACSC #PS18 for the NSW Registrar-General, to Corowa with Sydney machine cancel of JL31/1922, pinholes at upper-left, Cat $300.