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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.
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.
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!
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.
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Mostly used array including values to 1/- in quantity, also noted 1st Wmk 2/- Large 'OS' puncture, 2nd Wmk 5/- plus 'OS' x2, 3rd Wmk 5/- x2 plus 'OS' x3, 10/- 'OS' puncture CTO x2, a few mint including 3rd Wmk 6d Die IIB **, SM Wmk 1/- imprint pair *, CofA Wmk 'SPECIMEN' set ** (sun-tanned gum), also State Government & commercial perfins, a few KGV Heads etc amongst them, potential postmark interest, condition mixed but many fine.
Used selection with varieties First Wmk 3d ACSC #12(1)f & 12(2)f, 5d #16(1)e & 9d #24(2)p; Second Wmk 2d #6(1)d & h, #6(2)e & unlisted Deformed First 'A' of 'AUSTRALIA', 2½d #10(1)p & 10(2)g; Third Wmk 3d #13(2)g, 6d blue Wmk Inverted & #20(U)d, 6d brown #21(U)h, 9d #26(2)pa, 9d Die IIB #27(3)d, 27(4)ga & m, 1/- #32(2)g & k, 1/- Die IIB #33(3)f, #33(4)f j & L, 2/- brown #37(1)g 37(2)f & 37(U)g, 2/- maroon #38(1)i & j 38(2)e & unlisted White Flaw below First 'A' of 'AUSTRALIA', 5/- #44(D)d g L m s & ua; SMult Wmk 9d #28(3)g & 2/- #39(2)m; and CofA Wmk 9d #29(3)e & ga and 29(4)L, 2/- Die II x13 varieties plus Grossly Misperforated, 5/- #46(V)o CTO, 46(D)e & L and unlisted No Ears on Roo, and £2 #50(D)k, condition variable but generally good to very fine.
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
PUNCTURED LARGE 'OS': 2/- brown ACSC #35ba, extremely fresh, Cat $1500.
C of A KANGAROOS - 2nd Watermark
PUNCTURED 'OS': 9d violet ACSC 25ba pair, exceptionally well-centred, neat Brisbane cds, Cat $700+.
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Mostly used array including all values in quantity noted 1d red shades, 4d lemons x3 at least one of which fits the ACSC 'lime-yellow' description "... watermark shows distinctly through the design, the details of which are difficult to distinguish", plenty of 'OS' punctures, State Government & commercial perfins, some mint including 4½d Single Harrison imprint block & 5d CofA Ash imprint block, a few Kangaroos etc, potential postmark interest, condition mixed but many fine.
Old-time collection on leaves of Single & LM Wmk issues predominantly used noted ½d 'Cyprus' green, 1d reds including Single-Line Perf x30+, Die II x25+, Die III x5, Large Multi Wmk x25+, 4d lemons x20+ including one 'OS', 1/4d x15, etc, some annotated varieties including ½d green Flaw on Head *, 1d green 'RA' Joined * x2 and Secret Mark in 'OS' punctured positional pair, 1½d red inverted wmk, numerous 'OS' & State Government punctures, potential postmark interest also, plus second volume with 1d red shades x300, condition generally fine.
(Qty many 100s)
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.
PUNCTURED 'OS': ½d green, 1½d black-brown, 2d orange, 3d blue, 4d orange, 4d violet & 4d olive, unmounted, Cat $1650.
- Comb-Perf 5d chestnut with the Watermark Inverted ACS #123ba (SG O42cw), Melbourne cds of 25MY18, Cat $1250 (£700).
C of A KGV - Large Multiple Watermark
Selection with very fine unmounted set of 5, ½d green 'JBC' Monogram block of 8 ACSC #65(4)z (no side selvedge), ½d green 'CA' Monogram block of 4 #65(5)za (lower units **), 1½d black-brown Harrison Imprint block of 4 #84(2)z (lower units **), 1½d black-brown punctured 'OS' (VLMtd) & 1½d brown Harrison Imprint block of 4 #86(4)z, Cat $2400+.
(Qty 6 + 4 blocks)
C of A KGV - No Watermark
1d, 1½d block of 4 and punctured 'OS' 1d & 1½d all unmounted, also 1½d Harrison Imprint block of 8 #90(17)z (minor blemishes), Cat $1150.
(Qty 7 + block)
No longer available
1½d red annotated selection with Electro 17 gutter block of 8 from the top of the sheet including ACSC #90(17)k & L, other listed varieties including #90(17)e g & h all mint, o p sa & t in mint block of 4, o & sa used, v mint, Electro 18 #90(18)g & i x2 (one punctured 'OS') all used, h in upper-right corner block of 12, & q mint, etc, generally very fine, Cat $2000+. A scarce lot.
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1928-36 imprint blocks of 4 punctured 'OS' 3d Air Type A & 1½d Swan, overprinted 'OS' Large Lyre 1/- and Bridge 2d & 3d, also 6d Air strip of 3, unmounted, Cat $2800 approximately.
(Qty 6 items)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery - Letter Sheets
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.