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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.
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
10/- grey & pink with Type C 'SPECIMEN' Overprint with Shaved 'P' ACSC #50xd, well centred, Cat $2000.
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
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.
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.
1944-65 collection including mint, FDI and commercially used noted 1944 First Issue with admonition on yellow paper endorsed "First Day Cover/11th Sept 1944" but with 'CHATSWOOD/12SE44/NSW' cds and on stone paper x5 including with Sydney white censor label cut in half to South Africa, with Melbourne wide white censor 'half-label' to UK, with Adelaide '4' in circle check mark to "RAF, Ein Shemer, MEF" and with Perth '5' in circle check mark to Southern Rhodesia, Second Issue without admonition x7 including with Brisbane '1' in circle check mark, with Sydney censor label (format as for yellow labels but on buff stock; unusual) and with Melbourne yellow censor label, etc, also Officials 'Postage/Paid' used x2 one with heading in indigo & 'SPECIMEN' h/s x2 plus 'OHMS' Plane used, 'SPECIMEN' overprint & h/s, condition generally very fine.
C of A - Postal Stationery - Envelopes
QEII issues with 'SPECIMEN' Overprint in red comprising Large Die 3½d red, 3½d orange, 4d plum & STO 3d green, Small Die 5d indigo and 5d light blue both sizes (the 227x103mm with larger 79x12mm opt), Cat $1300.
NEW SOUTH WALES
1891 Surcharges 'Halfpenny' on 1d grey & 'TWELVE-PENCE/HALFPENNY' on 1/- red SG 266 & 268 overprinted 'Specimen' in Blue blocks of 24 (12x2) from the base of the sheets, full unmounted o.g. Rare & superb multiples. Ex Bill McCredie: sold for $782.
(Qty 2 blocks)
'OS' OVERPRINTS: 1887-90 'POSTAGE' Overprint in Black on 10/- on Blued Paper with 'Specimen' Overprint SG O37as horizontal strip of 3, minor perf separation between the first two units, full unmounted o.g., Cat £330++. A rare multiple. Ex Bill McCredie.
SPECIMENS & REPRINTS: 1890s overprints on range of values including 'OS' overprints noted 5/- Map x3, 20/- Governors x2 and QV 5/- 10/- & £1 x2 each plus Postage Dues set (10), also Tasmania 'REPRINT' overprints (*) x12 including St George & the Dragon fiscals 3d 2/6d 5/- & 10/-, some minor faults & gum aging but generally fine.
TELEGRAPH STAMPS: 1871 1d x2, 2d, 6d & 2/-, unused, Cat £1500+; plus 'SPECIMEN' Overprint on 6d to 8/-, large-part o.g.
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
POSTAL STATIONERY: Selection with Postal Cards including Jubilee 2d (both) & 3d all fine unused, scenic issues x2 (one unused), punctured 'OS/NSW' for Australian Museum x2 & Sydney Harbour Trust, five items with 'SPECIMEN' Overprints, etc, mostly fine to very fine used or unused.
POSTAL STATIONERY: ENVELOPES: Essay with embossed 1d - as used for the first Wrappers - in dull red & 'Specimen.' handstamp below, a few minor blemishes but very fresh.