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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Huge accumulation with used Kangaroos & KGV Heads then later in quantity including some on paper, Decimals mint in packets & Yearbooks with substantial face value, big hoard of FDCs and PSEs heavily duplicated in places, lots of commemorative cancels plus some unused, noted 1970 Expo, Royal Visit & Grasslands official Australia Post FDCs unaddressed, also Worldwide including Australian Territories, NZ, GB, Fiji, Gilberts/Kiribati extensive 1976-80s mint collection with official & specimen overprints (lots of thematic interest), Europe & USA in old albums, etc, also small box of coins including a few Uncirculated sets, condition variable but mostly fine. Weighs 96kgs. Leave lots of time to view this one.
C of A - Postal Stationery
Album of mostly unused material with Postal Cards including Coronation x3 and 'OS'-in-the-Die KGV 1½d red-brown (creased), Registration Envelopes & Wrappers, generally fine to very fine; also an album of FDCs & Commemorative covers.
A very good mostly unused lot with Postal Cards including Kangaroo 1d to a POW in Germany & KGV 1d violet punctured 'OS/NSW' (used), Letter Cards including KGV 1d 'TROOPS on board/TRANSPORT' (bow; 'A25' excised) x2 and 2d scarlet 'GOVERNMENT HOUSE/PERTH' & 'GPO HOBART' (used), a superb KGV 1d 'MILITARY ENVELOPE' with 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE' at the base, etc, generally fine to very fine.
No longer available
Railways & Tramways group mostly unused including Postal Cards KGV 1d Fullface with Melbourne views 'FLINDERS ST', 'SWANSTON ST', 'SPRING ST' (corner crease) & 'BOURKE ST' (plus CTO also); Letter Cards KGV 1d Full-Face 'LOG TRAIN/JARRAH FOREST WA' x2, 'CAIRNS RAILWAY' x2 & 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE' x2, Kangaroo 1d 'CAIRNS RAILWAY' x3 (one used) & 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' x2 (rectangle & oval), KGV 1d 'COAL MINE/QUEENSLAND', 'FLINDERS ST MELB' x2, 'NORTH TERRACE/ADELAIDE', 'A BLUE GUM LOG/TASMANIA' (used) plus 2d 'LOG TRAIN...' (used; minor pinholes); plus a few modern cards & PSEs, condition variable but many fine.
C of A - Postal Stationery - Envelopes
KGV 1d red Star mostly Post Office issues with variety of dies & different paper stocks including ½d green + 1d red 'doubleton' on buff stock, also STO for Adelaide Electric, Vacuum Oil (faults), Howard Smith (long format; aging marks) and Vacuum Oil (Adelaide) ½d green + 1d red 'doubleton' (central fold), plus KGV 1d Sideface Die I envelope STO for Barrow Brothers and KGV 1d green 'Stars' envelopes STO for Adelaide Co-Op & Percy Lawrence, condition quite variable used.
Unused selection with KGV Star types x10, KGVI Oval 2½d with Security Lining, QEII 3½d 10c & 18c each with Albino Impression only, 5d light blue with 'SENDER'S NAME AND ADDRESS' across the stamp, 20c with Printing Flaw, etc, also STO QEII selection x10 including with advertising & 7c on Post Office 'Little Letter' (only 300 requisitioned), fine to very fine. A very good lot.
Unused selection with Kangaroo 1d Original Die, Star 1d, 1d+½d, 1½d black-brown Die 2 & 2d orange (light central fold), Star with 'POSTAGE' 2d scarlet, 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d orange (stained) & 'POSTAGE' 2d scarlet, KGV Oval with Blue Inside & 1962 Royal Agricultural Show 5d, a few with the flaps stuck, Cat $2000+.
Used selection including Star 1d red with Left Point Broken (uncancelled), 1d+½d x2, 1½d black-brown Die 2, 1½d brown to the Bahamas (b/s) & to USA uprated with 1½d cutout, & 2d orange, Star with 'POSTAGE' 2d scarlet, 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d orange (stained) & 'POSTAGE' 2d scarlet, KGVI 3d Knife 2 ACSC #EP45(2) with scarce Hobart 'COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/1901 JUBILEE 1951' slogan & 3½d registered to Spain, QEII 5d light blue uprated with 4c Coil for internal airmail, etc, fine to very fine.
1928 KGV Oval ½d orange, 1d green, 1½d red & 2d brown ACSC #E29 30 31 & 33, the 2d flap partly adhered, CTO with part-'GPO/MELBOURNE' cds struck largely off the envelopes as usual, Cat $1100. Unissued. [Sets were distributed through the UPU. Otherwise, the ½d & 1d were used only for Stamped-to-Order issues, and the 2d was not utilised at all]
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.
MILITARY: KGV Sideface 1d 'AIF ABROARD' ACSC #ME3B (flap stuck) & 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE/ ABROAD' #ME5A, unused, Cat $600.
C of A - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards
1911-18 Scenic Issues including Fullface 'COLLINS ST MELB' (enamelled card; trams), 'CENTRAL RLY STN/SYDNEY' (error for Brisbane) and 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' (waterfall); Kangaroo 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' unframed oval plus another with rectangular view and 'Griffiths Bros' advertising within (minor discolouration) and 'CAIRNS RAILWAY'; KGV Sideface 1d 'COAL MINE/QUEENSLAND' (fine on view side but discoloured on face), 'FLINDERS ST MELB', 'GEELONG HARBOUR' (shipping), 'STURT ST BALLARAT' (tram) x2 (one Without Sky retouch; fine on view side) and 'PUBLIC BUILDINGS/BENDIGO' Without Sky retouch (fine on view side), condition unfortunately quite mixed but those mentioned are generally fine unused except as noted.
1911-18 Scenic Issues another unused group with Kangaroo 1d 'TOWN HALL, SYDNEY', 'LAKE ST CLAIR/TASMANIA' and 'MT LOFTY RANGES/SOUTH AUSTRALIA' (stamp and view slightly mis-placed), plus KGV Sideface 1d Die I 'MURRAY RIVER WEST AUST' and Die II 'PINEAPPLES QUEENSLAND', 'WATERFALL GULLY/ADELAIDE' & 'HARVESTING TAMWORTH NSW', couple of minor blemishes but generally fine.
1911-18 Scenic Issues including Fullface 'CENTRAL RLY STN/SYDNEY' (error for Brisbane) to Germany with Kangaroos ½d & 1d added opened with edges intact & lengthy message inside (minor blemishes) and complete Reply Card 'HOBART FROM THE BAY' + 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE SA' to London (no message); Kangaroo 1d 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' (rectangular) x3 (one a philatelic use to Austria with NSW ½d and Tasmania 1d Pictorial added); KGV Sideface 1d 'RUNDLE ST ADELAIDE', ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND', 'SHIPPING BUTTER, BRISBANE' (hinge remainder) and '2nd AIF EMBARKING', condition unfortunately quite mixed but those mentioned are generally fine used except as noted.
1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d unused group of all-different railway & tramway-related views in various colours comprising 'MONTEZUMA FALLS, HOBART' (train on bridge), 'COLLINS ST MELB' (trams), 'LOG TRAIN/JARRAH FOREST WA', 'CENTRAL RLY STN/SYDNEY' (error for Brisbane), 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' and 'ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND' x2 (one on grey stock, the other on enamelled card), a couple with minor blemishes.
1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d 1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d used group of all-different railway & tramway-related views in various colours comprising 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE SA', 'MONTEZUMA FALLS, HOBART' (train on bridge), 'COLLINS ST. MELB' (trams) with 'BALAKLAVA/SA' squared circle, 'LOG TRAIN/JARRAH FOREST WA', 'CENTRAL RLY STN/SYDNEY' (error for Brisbane), 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' with 'TERANG/VICTORIA-254' duplex cancel, and 'ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND', a couple with blemishes but condition generally fine.
1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d first line ending '...any' on Pale Green Stock ACSC #LC1 'MOSMAN'S BAY/SYDNEY NSW' (Ferry in the Distance) in sepia, minor blemishes, unused, Cat $400.
1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d first line ending '...any' on Ivory Surfaced Stock ACSC #LC4 'SHEEP STATION/WIMMERA SA' (error for Victoria), used to GB, minor blemishes, Cat $400. Very scarce view, from a small print-run.
1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d Rouletted ACSC #LC5 'BOTANIC GARDENS/ADELAIDE SA' in blue, intact but the viewside a bit grubby, unused, Cat $1000.
1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d Rouletted 'EXHIBITION BLDGS/MELB VIC' in red-brown, minor discolouration of the margins at right, unused, Cat $1000.