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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - Government & Politicians
Selection on exhibit pages etc with three examples CTO on House of Representatives notepaper, two examples affixed to PMG's Department roneo'd letter to competition entrants, two complete sheets of 80, marginal blocks with listed varieties BW #132d f & g, pair & block of 4 with Double Perfs Between, marginal block of 6 with Double Perfs on All Sides, upper-left corner blocks of 4 with Plate Numbers '3' (50%, CTO), '6' (60%), '7' (50%) and '12' x2 (both 100%, one with Aberrant Perfs at Upper-Left), 2/- booklet x3, so-called "jumbo" booklet with 7 of 10 panes, three First Day Covers (one possibly commercial, from 'CUMNOCK/NSW'), letters from PMG's Department x2 (to competition entrants; and to postmasters), Goode Durrant & Co (Perth) window-envelope with 'GDCo' perfin, airmail covers x2, two PPCs of Canberra or Opening of Parliament House, and piece of cardboard (385x232mm) with complete '.../500 Sheets/Three Halfpenny Stamps/(Canberra Issue)/...' label affixed, etc, condition variable.
(Qty 37 items)
STAMP DESIGN COMPETITION: Contemporary stamp-size photographic reductions of three entries including the Second-Prize Winner by "Tiger" (JO Lyons) plus a contemporary photographic enlargement of the "Tiger" entry & a colour photocopy of the original artwork (in the Australia Post Archives), and three photographic enlargements - one may be contemporary - of three other entries including one by ET Luke.
(Qty 7 items)
PLATE NUMBER BLOCKS: Upper-left corner blocks of 4 with complete Plate Numbers '1' (spotty; the ACSC states only five blocks have been recorded), '9' (very fine) & '12' (very fine), Cat $6000.
(Qty 3 blocks)
VARIETIES: Lower-right corner block of 6 (3x2) with Double Perfs on All Sides BW #132bc, a few tonespots at right, four units are unmounted, Cat $1100+. Offered "as is".
VARIETIES: Block of 4 with Strong "Offset" - slightly misplaced - 100% on three units & 80% on the other unit, unmounted. Dramatic!
VARIETIES: Single with Major Pre-Printing Paper Fold.
PUNCTURED 'OS': Mint singles x2, CTO singles x2 & block of 4, mint single with 'OS' Inverted (illustrated by Geoff Kellow at page 67), corner block of 6 with 'OS' Omitted from Two Units (illustrated by Geoff Kellow at page 67), and a well-centred example on a badly defective First Day Cover (Cat $5000). [The block of 6 is a fake; the perforating die was a vertical implement of 'OS' x10]
(Qty 15 + cover)