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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Covers accumulation mostly FDCs & PSEs, souvenir covers, Maxi-Cards & commemorative postmarks, but also some commercially used stationery & commercial mail, a few PPCs, majority post-WWII but a few KGV frankings, mail to Australia, thematic interest for Scouts, Olympics, Exhibitions & more, noted a few 'Cinderellas' tied on cover, KGVI Challis FDCs, etc, condition mixed but generally fine. Weighs 66kgs.
Small accumulation of Australia & Worldwide with album of Victorian Postage Dues including Brown & Blue 4d x35+ (both shades), 6d x2 and 1/- x2, lots of Red & Greens unchecked for watermarks, many on piece with tax markings alongside noted one with 'RECEIVED TORN' h/s, postmark interest noted 'FOOTSCRAY' & 'RICHMOND' boxed straight-line h/s, some BNs, 'LC' cancels, etc, plus small Bristol-Myers box mailed with 6d Kookaburra (containing Victorian stamps), a few Victorian PPCs some with 'UP TRAIN' cancels including one with 'WANGARATTA GOODS' cachet, Purves 'Postal History of the Port Phillip District' (battered) and 'Barred Numeral Cancels' (fine), 1949 RPSV Journals, some Municipal ephemera, etc, condition variable.
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.
Carton of covers etc with some better usages & some postmark interest in the pre-decimals, later material includes lots of Priority Post covers, also a bundle of meters & slogan cancels, plus a bundle of Lord Howe Island booklets & philatelic covers, some GB covers & world Framas. In other words, it's a bit of a mishmash.
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
10/- grey & pink and £1 chestnut & blue, well centred (especially the 10/-), light 'WILUNA' (WA) cds, Cat $3875 (£2125). [** The £1 has an ironed-out vertical crease. Estimate & reserve reduced to $750/$575 **]
C of A - Postal Stationery - Envelopes
Four cartons with a massive quantity of QEII issues mostly 18c but including lots of 7c 10c & 22c with some long types, possible research potential, some cds interest & masses of slogan cancels, some unused material, also large bags of cutouts. Bring a van! [** Corrected description **]
(Qty many 1000s)
C of A - Postal Revenues
Used selection including Kangaroo 4d 'REGISTERED LETTER' with 'REGISTERED/BRISBANE' cds in rosine, KGV 4d orange/white uprated to GB, 1919 New Format #RE9 with ½d for War Tax (very fine, Cat $1500), 5d #RE10A with scarce 'REGISTERED LETTER SECTION/GPO ADELAIDE' rubber d/s, Flap Folded to Front 5d #RE11A & B (flap fault), 5d with Address Lines at Left #RE13 (unused), 4½d on 5d #RE16 CTO, #RE17d x2 (one with Surcharge at an Angle), Oval 4½d both sizes, etc, also 1960s 'OHMS 'RETURNED LETTER' Envelope for Sydney DLO, condition variable but most are fine to very fine, Cat $2800+.
Mostly used bundle with Kangaroo 4d Long Envelope with KGV 1d violet added (minor spotting), KGV 4d orange/white, QEII 2/5d with 'CANCELLED' h/s across the 'COMPENSATION' clause, 2/5d Helecon Ink ACSC #RE44, etc, five with red registration labels & some postmark interest.
No longer available
The balance of the collection with ACT x3, Northern Territory x4, AAT x5, Lord Howe Island, Christmas Island, Scouting x7 & Guiding x6, etc. [Illustrations are above Lot 190]
NEW SOUTH WALES: Large bundle with pictorial town datestamps from country & regional centres, subjects include music, animals, caves, railways, mining, pioneer settlement etc. [Illustrations are above Lot 191]
NEW SOUTH WALES: Group with commemorative datestamps including for Tall Ships, Easter Show, Rum Rebellion, Broken Hill Races, Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race, Chinese New Year, etc.
QUEENSLAND: Group with town or commemorative datestamps, themes include ballooning, agriculture, military, Captain Cook etc.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Group with town datestamps, themes include pioneer settlement, railways, aviation, wine, mining, etc.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Group with commemorative datestamps, themes include pioneer flights, stagecoaches, cycling, mining, etc.
TASMANIA: Group with commemorative datestamps including pioneer settlement, cycling, agriculture, etc.
VICTORIA: Group with town & commemorative datestamps, themes include pioneer settlement, cycling, railways, architecture, exhibitions, mining, the Melbourne Cup, etc.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Group with town datestamps, themes include pioneer settlement, shipping, mining, aboriginal art, Australian Rules football, etc.
C of A - First Day Covers
RA KINGSTON: 1946 Peace set tied to cover with printed text by 'CHIEF PARCELS OFFICE/ 5 /18FE46/NSW' cds (rarely seen on cover), faint toning. Cover producer not recorded by Moore et al.
C of A - Postal History
Covers accumulation mostly 1950s-70s domestic mail noted advertising, slogan & meter cancels, postmark interest, better Decimal frankings including 1969 5c PM booklet pair on formular aerogramme, range of 1971 7c Christmas single frankings (a complete set of 7 + extras), 1975 Science 24c solo on oversize cover, etc, plus 1959 airmail from West Germany repaired with 'RECEIVED IN AIR MAIL SEC-/TION SYDNEY IN DAMAGED/CONDITION' cachets, also FDCs from the same period noted quantity of Hermes generics, condition mixed but many fine. Weighs 6kg.
Box with an interesting array including two small WWII correspondences, bundle of NSW 'relief' covers including registered 'ties', lots of Canberra/ACT content including numerous commemorative datestamps, 1930s covers to Prime Minister Joseph Lyons including from Belgium, New Guinea & Trinidad, two large PMG's Department pieces with different 'PARCELS POST' 'labels' printed thereon, other useful bits n pieces, condition variable.
(Qty 200 approx)