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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Territories collections on Seven Seas pages all apparently complete unmounted up to mid-1990s plus some used & stamp packs, FDCs & stationery, comprising Australian Antarctic Territory noted 'Base Cancel' covers, Christmas Island, Cocos including 1990-91 'POSTAGE PAID' overprints set, Nauru from 1954, Norfolk Island with Ball Bay White Papers & 10/- Bird 'SPECIMEN' overprints x2, & Papua New Guinea, substantial face value in modern issues. Weighs 30kgs.
Oddments including Roos Large 'OS' to 1/- used & a few 'SPECIMEN' Overprints, Engraved 1d Plate Numbers '1' to '4' blocks of 4, Kooka M/S x2 (one stained on reverse), 5/- Bridge mint (aged/toned), NSW Sesqui imprint blocks of 4, QEII blocks of 4 to 5/- Cattle (*/**), "Warnie" 'P' sheet signed by Shane Warne, etc.
1920s-70 Collection on Seven Seas pages with sparse KGV Heads but noted 'OS' overprints complete **, Kooka M/S (hinged in margin only), some 1930s Commems including a few 'OS' overprints, then 1940+ reasonably complete & unmounted (ex £2 Arms) with 5/- Cattle White Paper, Navigators set (8), BCOF overprints set, Decimal Navigators 'SPECIMEN' set plus 15mm Setting on 75c & $1, etc, generally fine to very fine.
Untidy array with Roos including 1/- with the Watermark Sideways mint pair & 5/- CTO x2, Engraved 6d Kookaburra Imprint/Plate 'No 2' strip of 4 (two unmounted), a few mint 'OS' Overprints, scads of used 2/- Roos & 5/- Robes, etc, condition variable. Inspection recommended.
Accumulation from Kangaroos including Second Wmk 2/- used, Third Wmk 6d blue Die II wmk inverted used (tiny tear) & 2/- brown *, SM Wmk 5/- 'OS' puncture CTO, CofA Wmk 5/- 'VG' puncture & 10/- used, 6d Engraved * & used, 5/- Bridge commercially used, KGVI 3d White Wattles & Die Ia both **, 'BCOF' set *, etc, a few pre-decimal booklets, some FDCs and commercial covers noted censor mail & advertising, quantity of used with potential postmark interest, also Decimals up to 2001 including mint; plus Colonies in album & loose in packets, and 'Victoria: The Half-Lenght Portraits' by CL Pack in fine condition; rather disorganised but definite pickings throughout, condition mixed but many fine.
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Mint collection with First Wmk ½d to 1/- (2d is 3rd Wmk; 3d corner bend; 6d small tear); Second Wmk 2d to 1/- (9d is 1st Wmk); Third Wmk 2d to 5/- (both 6d & 2/-); SM Wmk 6d to 5/- plus 6d 'OS'; and CofA Wmk 6d to 5/- plus 6d 'OS' and 10/- to £2 'SPECIMEN' overprints, a few with hinge remainders but a couple apparently unmounted, condition mostly fine.
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
10/- grey & deep 'aniline' pink with Roo's Ear at Right Broken ACSC #48C(V)v with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint.
No longer available
£2 purple-black & rose with Type C 'SPECIMEN' Overprint ACSC #56xb, unmounted, Cat $1250.
C of A KANGAROOS - Small Multiple Watermark
£2 black & rose-carmine with 'SPECIMEN' Overprint, very lightly mounted, Cat $900.
C of A KANGAROOS - CofA Watermark
6d overprinted 'OS' corner block of 8 (4x2) CTO; 9d Ash Imprint block of 4 ACSC #29zc (gumside problems); & £2 fine used; Cat $2000+.
(Qty 3 items)
10/- grey & pink with Type C 'SPECIMEN' Overprint with Shaved 'P' ACSC #50xd, well centred, Cat $2000.
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Mint collection almost complete by Wmk & Perf (ex 1d red Die II; the 4½d Die II is CTO) including 1d green Die II **, SM Wmk 1/4d x2 (one instead of perf 13½x12½; toned perf), Surcharges & 'OS' overprints, a few others unmounted also, centring & condition variable but many fine.
C of A KGV - CofA Watermark
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1d green with the Watermark Reversed ACSC #82(OS)aa (SG O129x), Melbourne cds, Cat $2500 (£900).
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
Mint collection apparently complete to 1965 with 6d Engraved * (no 1d), Kooka M/S * (a few bends), 5/- Bridge * reasonably well-centred, KGVI 3d Die Ia **, Arms set **, 5/- Cattle white paper **, Navigators set (8) **, 'OS' overprints including KingsfordSmith * (3d creased; no Certificates), condition variable but generally very fine.
1953-65 Issues specialised three-volume collection with numerous listed & unlisted varieties noted including Recuts, Retouches, Weak Entries, Perf Pips etc, noted Tiger Cat Typhoon Flaw in block of 4 - why isn't this MAJOR variety listed by Gibbons? - Royal Visit 5d block of 4 with Grossly Misplaced Perfs, Navigators 'SPECIMEN' Overprints x7, 1964 Air Mail 5d Re-Entry SG 370a in block, etc, mostly mint & all we checked are unmounted. A very interesting lot.
(Qty many 100s)
C of A - Decimal Issues
1988 Bicentennial collection with Australian issues also in gutter strips including overprints, First Fleet $1 Teneriffe & Cape of Good Hope 'SPECIMEN' overprints in blocks of 25 each, 1988 Yearbook, also Joint Issues, FDCs including 'silks', Maximum Cards, Sydpex 88 & Expo 88 commemoratives, etc. Weighs 17kg.
2000-2014 M/Ss with Exhibition Overprints including Australia 99 bundle featuring imperfs & two sets with 'A99' perfins, Qantas A380 block of 4, etc, unmounted.
(Qty 150 approx)
2017 Melbourne Stamp & Coin Show Vietnam War M/S, Aust/Christmas Island Year of the Rooster booklet, Norfolk Island Waterfalls M/S & 'SEASON/PASS' Postal Card all overprinted for the Patron's Club & numbered 005/150, plus 'DAILY/PASS' Postal Cards x4.
C of A - Postal Stationery
KGV Postal Card 1d with War Tax unpaid & taxed, Fullface Letter Card LC3 'BUSH HUT' used, 'SPECIMEN' Overprint in Red on QEII 5d Letter Card & Letter Sheet, defective 1d Roo STO Letter Sheet - front only - for Roberts & Co (Tas), & two others.
C of A - Postal Stationery - Aerogrammes
1944-53 group noted 1944 KGVI 7d First Issue with admonition on yellow paper x2 one with Brisbane '1' censor cachet, the other with Melbourne '3.' in circle check mark and on stone paper x2 one to India with Melbourne wide white censor label cut in half, the other with Qantas Re-Opening Flight overprint in red (not pilot-signed), Second Issue without admonition x2 one with Sydney yellow censor label, 1945 New Format Qantas overprint in red (not pilot-signed), also 1952-59 Officials 'SPECIMEN' h/s plus used x3 including 1953 with 'spur on AI' flaw and 1960 with 'HIS' & 'AIR LETTER' crossed out & over-typed 'HER' & 'AEROGRAMME', condition generally fine.