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Displaying 9 Lots in Category - Government & Politicians
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1927 Canberra 1½d lake with complete Plate Number '4' BW #132zc, well centred, a few irregular perfs otherwise superb, unmounted, Cat $3750 (mounted). [Of Plate Number '4' the ACSC states that only five blocks are recorded, making this and Number '1' - the rarest of the twelve numbers. Superior to the unmounted block - large-part '4'- that sold at the Prestige auction of 17/8/2012 for $2415]
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1927 Canberra 1½d lake with almost complete Plate Number '9' BW #132zh, the last unit lightly mounted otherwise unmounted, Cat $1250 (mounted). [Of Plate Number '9' the ACSC states that 35 blocks are recorded]
1927 Canberra 1½d lake with the lower-half of Plate Number '10' BW #132zi, the lower units lightly mounted otherwise unmounted, Cat $1250 (mounted). [Of Plate Number '10' the ACSC states that 25 blocks are recorded]
1956 Responsible Government Centenaries 3½d die proof in the issued colour recessed in presentation mount BW #331DP(1) with boxed CBA Note Printing Branch h/s on the reverse endorsed "31/17.9.56", light staining from the adhesive used to secure the proof, Cat $3000. [The ACSC states that only 8 die proofs were prepared, two of which are in the Royal Collection & the Australia Post Archives. #31 was presented to JRW (Bill) Purves as a member of the Stamp Advisory Committee]
NEW SOUTH WALES
1888-89 High Values Wmk 'NSW' 20/- Governors SG 262, unusually well centred, characteristic irregular perfs, large-part o.g., Cat £600. Ex Guy Hutson. An unusually fine & attractive example.
1890 High Values Wmk '[value]/NSW' 20/- Governors Perf 12 SG 264ca and SG 264cb both Perf 11x12 and Perf 12x11, all with large-part o.g., Cat £1050. Ex Guy Hutson.
1933 usage of blue/white formular Registration Envelope size H, to Switzerland with rare franking of Centenary 1/- Government House (Cat £100 x5+), the registration label damaged on opening, minor blemishes. [A philatelic registered cover with the 6d Whale sold at auction in -/11/2014 for £456]
EGYPT: 1943 'LEGACION DE CHILE' pre-printed cover registered Clipper Mail to Chile with 392m in postage tied by '.../ R /PARLIAMENT' cds, superb '.../ 1 /CENSORSHIP/DEPT' & hexagonal '.../Postal Censor' cachets both in violet.
1930s covers mostly from Major Osmond Charles Fuhrman to his wife in England including 1936 airmail with Australian Coat of Arms on the flap & '40' on 90c Disarmament Conference & 1936 airmail express at 1fr rate with different British 'EXPRESS FEE PAID' handstamps in violet; also 1948 from China with 'AUSTRALIAN LEGATION' amended by typewriter to '...EMBASSY/NANKING' (faults). [Major Fuhrman was Private Secretary to Australian Prime Minister Billy Hughes, then to former PM Sir Joseph Cook as High Commisioner in London. In that capacity he attended numerous League of Nations meetings in Geneva. In 1948 he was Chargé d'Affaires in Nanking]