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C of A KGV - Large Multiple Watermark
½d green Electro 7 study with complete sheet broken into five large blocks including all listed varieties (many unmounted) and Harrison imprint ('COMMQNWEALTH' error) block of 16 ACSC #65(7)z (disturbed gum), also range of mint & used shades plus inverted wmk x3*, Cat $2000+ for mounted.
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
Album of large blocks including 1927 Canberra half-sheet of 40, 1930 Sturt 3d block of 42 (four units *), 1946 Mitchell half-sheets of 30, Aborigine 8½d sheet of 160, 1950 Stamp Centenary block of 48, 1954 Tasmania Sesqui 2/- large-part sheet of 60, Olympic Propaganda blocks of 15, Cobb & Co half-sheets of 40, 1960 Guides sheet of 80, 1965 ANZAC 8d block of 24, etc, unmounted.
(Qty many 100s)
Nine folios of complete sheets, large-part sheets & large blocks including KGVI 1/4d magenta two blocks of 40, Perf 15x14 2d mauve block of 40 with Medallion Flaw, 5d half-sheet of 80 & 6d sheet of 160, 1942 3½d sheet of 160, No Wmk 4d x120, 1952 4½d sheet of 120, Produce Food sheets of 100, QEII 1d to 6½d sheets of 160, 10d sheet of 120 & 1/0½d sheet of 100, Olympic Propaganda 2/- x50 each, Flowers 1/6d x120 & 2/3d on White Paper x120, 2/3d Commemoratives with Games x40, Royal Visit x60, Cable sheet of 48, Air Mail sheet of 80, & ANZAC x64, Birds 2/6d sheet of 60, Booklet Plate 5d green Plate '-2-' sheet of 48 booklet panes, etc, unmounted. A most unusual opportunity.
1963-65 QEII 5d green uncut sheet of 48 booklet panes of 6 with all the Imperforate at Side & Imperforate Between units and complete Plate Number '- 1 -' at the top ACSC #400za, unmounted.
C of A - Decimal Issues
1970s & 1980s issues in large blocks & full sheets, also some AAT, around $1300 face value; plus a couple of Pre-Decimal KGVI sheets, unmounted.
Folio of unfolded 1970s sheets with many at 75c plus $1 block of 40, unmounted, FV $1000+.
1966-73 Complete sheets & large blocks largely complete for the period including 1966 Fish x60, Birds x60, 40c Tasman x80, 50c Dampier x76 & $1 Flinders Perf 14¾x14 block of 8, 1967 Christmas x50, 1968 Weather & Satellite x50, Flowers x100, Soil-Medical sheet of 100, Olympics x60, 1969 Primary Industries x100 & Flight x5 of 100, 1970 Cook 5c x10 sheets of 100 and 30c x4 of 40 & pane of 20, 1971 National Development x100, Qantas x100, Australia/Asia x2 of 50, Christmas Cream Paper x4 of 100 & White Paper x6 of 100, 1972 Primary Industries x100 & Christmas 35c x100, 1973 Famous Australians x4 of 100, unmounted. The most extensive such lot we have offered. [NB: Many sheets have notations - some in ink - in the margins identifying varieties. We also noticed the occasional minor toning. And the folding of the sheets is somewhat haphazard]
1973-82 Issues in full sheets largely complete for the period, unmounted. Postage Heaven! Weighs 16kg.
2000 P-Sheet proofs for Sydney Football Club sheet and the sheets for players Paul Kelly, Darren Cresswell, Greg Stafford, Michael O'Loughlin and Wayne Schwass all imperforate & ungummed and without the 45c Hologram stamps, plus the set of six sheets as issued for comparison.
(Qty 12 sheets)
Consignment remainders with a modest Indian collection, an album of Nauru blocks of 4, Norfolk self-adhesives large blocks, range of Tasmanian cds on Pictorials including a superb 'BLESSINGTON UPPER' (rated RR), also some early editions of "Australian Stamp Monthly" plus 1980s "The Australian Philatelist" (an excellent publication).
"CINDERELLAS": Extensive array with strength in Europe including Spanish Civil War, Poland WWII three different sheets of 50, Trade Shows, Christmas & Exhibition labels etc, United States with lots of TB issues & Boys Homes setenant issues, also Britain with lots of Royalty, Canada, New Zealand, Australia including Railway Stamps & NSW Laureates 6d reprint sheet of 25, etc, loads of modern mullock but plenty of better earlier material including numerous poster stamps & some Revenues, Thailand progressive plate proofs, condition variable but generally fine to very fine, most unused/mint with some unmounted; also 13 woven flags noted as World War I "cigarette cards" (not previously seen by us). Many hours of fun.
AUSTRALIA: 1987 Wildlife Definitives 37c setenant strip of 5 complete sheet of 100, the lower-right corner block of 4 with Major Void caused by a Foreign Piece of Paper affecting Rosella (33%), Echidna (40%), Rosella (75%) & Echidna (100%), unmounted. A spectacular freak!
1911-31 Admirals 3c Reversed Image oversize printer's sample by the German printers Herbst u Illig complete sheet of 25 "plate proofs" in blue-green on thick surfaced wove paper. Rare as a complete sheet: the exceptional "Brigham" Collection had only a block of 9 described as "possibly unique". The so-called "Eckerlin essays" were produced in 1928 to demonstrate the company's rotary intaglio process, stated to be faster & cheaper than printing from engraved steel plates. [Dr Eckerlin was a director of Herbst u Illig]
No longer available
WEST GERMANY: 1990s Commemoratives array of sheetlets, unmounted, STC $A3000. Face value stated to exceed Dm2000.
Extensive collection remainders with a very fine "Penny Black", QV ½d vermilion with 'SPECIMEN' Handstamp, KEVIII booklet panes x8, c.1952 Harrison & Sons "dummy stamps" No 17 33 & 39 on presentation cards, QEII Phosphor/Graphite PO Pack (very scarce), array of modern Commemoratives plus Christmas NVI booklets and 2007 & 2008 'Special Stamp' Year Albums, range of KEVII & KGV Controls, quantity of Machins to High Values including Cylinder Blocks, etc. Allow time to inspect.
2000-07 "Smiler" Sheets folio with Stamp Show 2000, 2001 Greetings Cartoons, 2002 Occasions, World Cup & Crossword Cartoons, then largely complete to Poppies, unmounted. Glorified postage.
BHOPAL: Fascinating selection including SG 2 unused, SG 2a in unused marginal block of 4, SG 4 unused x2, SG 8 Pin-Perf at Base used, SG 54/e complete sheet of 32 with listed varieties & SG 56 complete sheet of 32, etc, also three native covers one with SG 30, and two literature items. [See also Lot 882]
"CINDERELLAS": 1945 'PATRIOTI/VALLE BORMIDA' 5c to 2L50c complete sheetlets of 10, no gum as issued, very fine. Rarely offered in this format.
(Qty 6 sheets)
SHARJAH: 1968 Shaikh Khalid & Arms 2r 3r 4r & 5r complete sheets of 25 each folded once, a couple of minor gum imperfections & some hinge remains on margins only, unmounted, Cat £1000+.
Chalon reprinted plate proof complete sheet of 240 neatly divided into blocks of 72, 96 and 72, showing dramatic plate wear towards the base of the sheet, unusually clean with none of the creases or toning that are usually present.
(Qty 3 blocks)