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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
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.
C of A - Decimal Issues
1981-98 Yearbooks complete run, lots of thematic interest & substantial face value.
Two large cartons of Yearbooks comprising 1981 x6, 1982 x8, 1983 x6, 1984-86 x5 each, 1987 x3, 1988 x5, 1989-94 x2 each. Very heavy!
Australia Post stamp packs collection in PW pages apparently complete from 1969 Flight Anniversary (#1) to end of 2009, noted 1970 Royal Visit with Japanese insert, plus a few Replica Cards. Substantial face value.
1966-2013 huge collection in four cartons apparently complete mint to 2013 with many blocks of 4, plus used/CTO from mid-1970s onwards, includes se-tenant pairs & strips, M/Ss, sheetlets, booklets (some 'prestige' types), Frama button sets, Peel & Stick, International Post, etc, also album of AAT, unmounted, enormous face value.
Carton of Post Office Packs heavily duplicated 1970s-80s issues, some spotting on the packs but the stamps are probably not affected. Postage opportunity. Weighs 12kg.
Carton of 1969-70 Post Office Packs including approximately 100 of the Captain Cook issue. Weighs 15kg.
Two cartons of 1970s & 1980s PSEs, heavily duplicated & none of the "good ones" noted, probably 40% are CTO.
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.
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.
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).
Pacific Islands collections apparently complete to 2010+ mostly unmounted including Fiji from 1974, Nauru from 1981, Norfolk Island from 1982, Papua New Guinea from 1979 noted range of 1993-94 overprints, Pitcairn Islands from 1940 Pictorials * with 1948 Silver Wedding **, Samoa from 1977, includes M/Ss, sheetlets, some booklets, lots of thematic interest, a few earlies with minor toning but condition generally very fine.
World mint & used in 60+ albums some priced individually, also collection remainders noted British Comonwealth including Mauritius, South Africa with Transvaal in larger blocks, Canada used including QV to 50c, 1908 Quebec 7c & 10c, 1929 50c Bluenose, 1930s sets to $1, also foreign with plenty of USA, etc, lots of thematics, condition mixed but many fine. Weighs 75+kg.
(Qty Large Qty)
World mint & used in 20+ albums, Hagners & stockcards some priced individually, also collection remainders, noted British Comonwealth including Australia, New Zealand, South Africa with Transvaal, Canada, USA, etc, some M/Ss and lots of thematics. Weighs 35+kg.
Large shoebox crammed to the gunwalls with off-paper stamps, blocks, setenant strips, M/Ss etc mostly removed from philatelic mail with strength in Australia & GB including "prestige" booklet panes. Oustanding thematic content & source for very fine used modern material.
(Qty many 1000s)
Complete imperforate sheets of Birds, Fish, Buterflies, Flowers, Olympics etc from Cuba, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Laos etc, some inscribed 'SAHARA OCC/RASD' (Western Sahara??), unmounted. (46 sheets + some blocks & untrimmed M/Ss)
Bundle of exhibit pages mostly stamps including a few better issues, some varieties including Dominica National Day $1.20 Double Overprint & Faroes 100k Puffins with Missing Red (Beak), M/Ss, plate proofs & modern colour separations, a very high proportion is unmounted, also postmarks & meter impressions and a few philatelic covers.
(Qty few 100)