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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Interesting collection remainderswith eight pages of Postage Dues including Victoria to 5/- & CofA to 5/- (CTO) & Perf 11 1/- imprint pair; NWPI oddments with plated varieties, 5d & 1/- abc strips, etc; BCOF to both 5/- with a few varieties, 1/- used block of 4 & commercial cover with 3d Misplaced Overprint; also a 1969 50th Anniversary Flight collection.
Array of Postage Duesin very mixed condition, STC $1000+; also Kangaroos array to 5/- x2 with many useful stamps including varieties & official punctures, condition variable, also CofA Wmk £1 & £2 both sound used.
C of A - Postage Dues
Mint & used starter collection on Seven Seas hingeless pages semi-specialised by wmks, perfs & shades with small range of first designs then noted 1909 Large Crown Wmk 2/- unmounted, 1912 Thin Paper ½d Cook Perf 14 & 3d unmounted, 1931 CofA Wmk Perf 11 3d unmounted & 6d pen-cancelled, reasonably complete used from 1938 onwards, generally fine.
Used group with perf & wmk varieties including 1902 3d Perf 11, 8d & 5/- x3, 1908 Stroke 5/- & 1931-37 CofA Wmk Perf 11 6d, condition mixed but mostly fine.
1902-04 Filled TabletPerf 11.8x11 ½d to 5/- (ex 8d) blocks of 4, various perfs, ½d & 2/- each with two units creased otherwise fine to very fine, all with datestamp cancels, Cat $4900+. Scarce commercially used multiples. (11 blocks)
1913-21 Crown/Double-Lined A£1 scarlet & pale green ACSC D104 (SG D87), Cat $1350 (£950).
1931-37 CofA WmkPerf 11 3d carmine & yellow-green Ash Imprint ('N' over 'E A') block of 4 with tiny Frame Break over 'U' of 'AUSTRALIA' and 'RA' Joined ACSC #D118za, the upper units very lightly mounted & the lower units unmounted, Cat $1500+ (mounted).
C of A - Postal History
1928(Apr 3) commercial cover from Malaya with FMS 12c Tiger tied by 'TAIPING/FMS' cds, endorsed "By Air Mail only Sydney to Melbourne" but sent via Western Australia where boxed 'FORWARDED/BY AIR MAIL' cachet, 'DERBY' cds & 'T(6d")' h/s applied, on arrival at Brighton (Vic) Postage Due ½d x2 1d x2 & 3d affixed & cancelled with indelible pencil, minor blemishes. A remarkable cover, never before on the market. Proceeds to Walter & Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research.
1962commercial cover to "NZ Met Station/Funafuti/Gilbert & Ellice Is" with QE 3d only & mss "T 4d", G&E Postage Due 1d & 3d tied by 'FUNAFUTI' cds, roughly opened & flap largely removed.
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
Pre-WWI parliamentary groupwith Tasmania including 1872 cover to GB with '[crown]/FREE' cds & Hobart cds both in red, three covers with manuscript free franks, superb 'LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL' frank in blue on wrapper, very fine 'HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY' frank in rosine on unused envelope; Victoria including 1883 OHMS with 'MISSENT TO/BERWICK' h/s, 1896 & 1900 both with 'THE SPEAKER' frank in blue, 1900 with 'THE PRESIDENT/...' frank in red, 1903 with '.../THE SENATE' imprint & 2d punctured 'OS', 1908 PPC with rare 'FEDERAL PARLIAMENT HOUSE' cds with dateslugs, 1913 Free 'ELECTORAL CLAIM' Envelope, 1937 'Claim for Enrolment...' envelope taxed with 1d Postage Due, etc; and Western Australia 1902 very fine Senator Matheson cover with 'RECEIVED AT/GPO WITHOUT/CONTENTS' h/s & Postage Dues 1d pair; condition very mixed, etc.
(Qty 35 items)
NEW SOUTH WALES - Postal History
1898commercial cover to Wisconsin "via Vancouver" with Jubilee 2½d purple only tied by one of two strikes of the scarce 'NZ MARINE PO/15SEP1898/RMS WARRIMOO' scalloped cds in magenta, double-boxed 'PACKET BOAT' in the same ink alongside & superb NZ-pattern 'T/"25")/CENTIMES' h/s also used aboard the ship, 'TACOMA/WASH' transit & poor Milwaukee arrival b/s, superb 'US CHARGE/TO COLLECT - 10 CENTS' h/s & pre-cancelled Postage Due 2c x5 affixed, ironed-out vertical fold.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Postal History
Packet including 1872 with large 'P' h/s of Port Lincoln, 1881 to Germany with 9d violet, 1896 internal registered with 'O.S.' 2d & 4d, 1899 usage of German Postal Card with 2½d added, 1902 registered to USA, 1905 Education Department registered cover with 5d perf 'SA', 1928 from Cuba with 1d Postage Due strip of 3, 3d Registration Envelope with 8d added & CTO, undated 1d OS Wrapper front to Mauritius uprated with 'O.S.' ½d & 1d, several with 'PAQUEBOT' or 'LOOSE SHIP LETTER' markings, etc, condition variable but those mentioned are fine to very fine.
NORTHERN TERRITORY:c.1912 stampless NZ PPC to "B Tennant Esq/Batchelor's Experimental Farm/Northern Territory/ Queensland" (!) with NZ 'TO PAY/1d' h/s, redirected to "c/- Dr Huxtable/Ch Towers" (= Charters Towers Qld), corner bend. [In 1911, three experimental farms were established, one at Batchelor. Less than three years later, the government moved to shut down the farms at Batchelor and Daly River because of mismanagement]
POSTAGE DUES: Large-part "reconstruction" of the Frame Plate with 106 of 120 positions, mostly "Blue & Claret" ½d mint with many strips & blocks but with a few other denominations including "Blue & Claret" 5/-  with 'Specimen.' handstamp. No Reserve!
VICTORIA - Postal History
1859cover to USA with Emblems Rouletted 4d SG 71b strip of 3 plus Perf 12 1d SG 76 pair tied by BN '5', oval 'BALLARAT/FE14/59/VICTORIA' b/s, Geelong & London transit cds of AP11/59 in red, rated "8"(d) = "16"(c) with superb American '5' postage due h/s (Palmer #US13), minor peripheral damage & light overall soiling. A rare franking of rouletted & perforated multiples. Ex John Seybold, Rodney Perry & Ken Barelli. Rodney Perry Certificate (2006). Ben Palmer's Census USA #132.
1888-89 mail from Great Britain comprising 1d Postal Cards x2 (one correctly uprated with 1d lilac), cover paid 2½d but taxed 1½d + 4d fine (opening faults), overweight cover from Ireland with 6d Jubilee & '1s/MORE TO PAY'-in-oval h/s of Melbourne, and 5d rate cover to 'HONG-KONG' (b/s) forwarded to Sydney then to Melbourne with '(2d")/MORE TO PAY'-in-oval h/s, two items with remnants of NSW black/yellow 'MORE TO PAY' dockets on the reverse (these are rare).
No longer available
Albumwith Nauru Overprints on GB to 10/- & Shiny Paper Ships; Australian Territories pre-decimal issues complete including PNG SG D1 (no certificate); and New Zealand including Victory, Admirals, KGVI & QEII pre-Decimals complete, etc; generally fine to very fine.
(Qty few 100)
Shipping Lines mostly British artist cards including 'poster' cards for Union-Castle x3 (superb unused) & Belfast Steamship Co, also for Aberdeen Steam Navigation x2, Carron Line, Natal Line, American Colonial Navigation Co, Italian Florio-Rubattino and Dutch Batavia Line, a couple of others plus for Royal National Life-Boat Institution x3, a few used, condition variable but generally fine to very fine.
Shoebox with topographicals noted Tasmania with Hobart 'Highfield Hotel' advertising & 'Native Tiger', Victorian Country & Melbourne suburbs including 'Christian Brothers Boys' St Kilda school real photo, a few from other States, artists cards & American Fleet Visit x4, also New Zealand x25+ noted 'Bell Fall, Wanganui' vignette-view Zieher-type, China x2 both with Hong Kong KGV 4c tied 'SHANGHAI/BPO' cds, USA including San Francisco Fire, British noted 'Birmingham Express at Rugby Platform', then glamour, greetings, children, cats & dogs, etc, many used in Australia including 'ENGLISH MAIL' & 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST' cancels, postage dues x3, condition variable.
1945-2003 Collectionin seven SAFE hingeless albums virtually complete except for post-war overprints & Renner imperfs, the majority unmounted mint with a few Postage Due sets used or CTO, noted Costumes, Scenes & Birds with paper varieties, modern with M/S & sheetlets, issues to 1960 Cat Mi €2000 (£2300+).