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Displaying 14 Lots in Category - Maps
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1934 Hermes No Watermark1/6d claret ACSC #161 upper-right corner block of 8 (2x4), exceptional centring, a couple of minor gum bends, unmounted, Cat $1000+. Multiples of this size are scarce. Ex "Pollie's Hoard".
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1931 Kingsford Smith 2d ACSC #141(OS) marginal block of 4 from the right of the sheet, the third unit with tiny retaining pin-hole at lower-left, unmounted, Cat $1100+.
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1931 Kingsford Smith 2d ACSC #141(OS) block of 4, unmounted, Cat $1100+.
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1931 Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d ACSC #141-2(OS) lower-left corner blocks of 4, the 3d with a few short perfs at the top, minor characteristic gum bends, unmounted, Cat $4400+. Rare multiples. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2017).
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1931 Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d BW #141-2(OS) blocks of 32 (8x4) from the base of the sheets with complete John Ash Imprints, mostly well centred, minor characteristic gum bends, unmounted, Cat $38,700+. Exceptional and extremely rare multiples. Separate Chris Ceremuga Certificates (2017) state "Imprint blocks are of great rarity...these are the largest multiples in private hands known to me". [See article in the "Bulletin" of the ACCC of NSW (Dec 2017)]
(Qty 2 blocks)
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1931 Airmail 6d sepia ACSC #144(OS) Ash Imprint block of 20 (5x4), minor gum streak on surface of the lower margin otherwise superb, unmounted, Cat $1075+.
C of A - First Day Covers
1931 Airmail6d sepia tied by 'GPO MELBOURNE/4NO31/ 2 ' cds ACSC #144y on Blogg Brothers registered airmail cover to Perth with Kingsford Smith 2d alongside, a couple of minor aging marks, Cat $700. [The rate was 2d letter rate + 3d airmail surcharge per ½oz x2 = 8d]
No longer available
C of A - Flight Covers
1919(Aug 6) Adelaide-Minlaton AAMC #20a unnumbered PPC per Harry Butler cancelled on arrival with 'MINLATON' squared-circle, minor blemishes but in far above average condition, Cat $550.
C of A - Postal History
1957-64commercial covers all with AAT frankings including 5d Surcharge surface to GB, 8d Surcharge airmail postcard to Hong Kong, 1/- underpaid to India & taxed, 1/- pair air to USA, 2/- Map stamp including commercial airmails +3d to Rumania, x3 & x4 multiple-rates to GB, pair + 10/- Arms septuple rate to GB, block of 6 - with Flagstaff Retouch - sextuple rate to USA, also single & block of 4 on registered philatelic cover to East Germany. Unusual lot.
GERMANY - Occupied & Plebiscite Territories
SAAR:1950 Council of Europe blocks of 4, the 200fr with a couple of minor blemishes, Cat €1000+.
(Qty 2 blocks)
1961 President's Visit to South America 205L rose-violet marginal example from the left of the sheet, unmounted, Cat €1500 (SG £2250). Unissued: the famous "Gronchi rosa". [The map showed incorrect boundaries for Peru. The stamp with corrected boundaries was printed in black-violet]
1966 Decimals$1 Map die proof in the issued colour in recessed presentation mount. Rare & superb! [This is a genuine die proof, unlike some alleged "proofs" of similar appearance which have had issued stamps inserted]
1940 Centennialvertically se-tenant stampsize photographic proofs of James Berry's essays for 1) ½d Arrival of Maori, 1½d Abel Tasman (with the central vignette replaced from a different sheetlet in scarlet) & 2½d Immigrants in yellow-brown; and 2) 4d Flag Raising, 8d Transport & 5d Gold Mining (with the central vignette replaced from a different sheetlet in grey-green). Important developmental proofs for this key commemorative issue. [James Berry was responsible for 10 of the 12 issued designs] (2 items)
1947 philatelic cover endorsed "Airmail/within USA" with Ball Bay 3d 4d & 5½d; 1959 airmail to New Jersey with rare albeit philatelic franking of '7d' on 7½d upper-right corner block of 4; 1975 South Pacific Hotel commercial advert cover to Holland with rare franking of diecut self-adhesive UPU 10c & 15c plus Convict-Era Buildings 1c 4c & 5c paying 35c rate; 1976 & 1978 commercial airmail covers to Germany or NSW with rare diecut frankings of Second Settlement 10c & 35c or Scouting Jubilee 20c (a little stained); also a parcel piece with Butterflies 50c $1 & $2.