Prestige Philately Auction 240 CatalogueCatalogue by countryAustralian Capital Territory
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - Australian Capital Territory
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1927 Opening of Federal Parliament House 1½d vertical pair Imperforate Between ACSC #132b (SG 105a), characteristic centring for this error, a couple of tiny tonespots, unmounted, Cat $5000+ (£5500+) mounted. [The ACSC states "22 pairs have been identified...[including] a block of 4 in the Royal Collection & a pair in the Australia Post Archives..." Most pairs have obvious faults. Arthur Grey's pair - minor crease at upper-left - sold for $5078. This is the only unmounted pair that we have recorded]
Handy selections from ACT x26 mostly 1940s & 1950s including Mount Stromlo Observatory group, Cotter Dam, US Embassy, etc; NT x32 mostly 1950s to 1970s including Albert Namatjira group & Cyclone Tracy group; and Western Australia x24 including Murray, Valentine & Royal real photo types; generally fine to superb & mostly unused.
Buy NowPrice $300.00
NEW SOUTH WALES - Travelling Post Offices
Great Western Railway: double-circle 'G W R P/MR14/18/NSW' (year missing) largely very fine b/s & poor 'RP/NSW' cancel on cover with 'PARRAMATTA', 'GOULBURN' & very fine 'GINNINDERRA/NSW' transits & 'CANBERR/NSW' arrival (date inverted), minor defects. Rated 8 by Richard Peck. [An excellent cover for a Canberra/ACT collection]