Prestige Philately Auction 160 CatalogueCatalogue by themePerfins
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - Perfins
1919 (Jun 5) usage of Kangaroo 1d red Die II Official Envelope with 'OS'-of-Dots-in-the-Die Type 2 ('O' = 13 dots; 'S' = 11 dots; top serifs on 'U' & 'I' of 'AUSTRALIA' are Covered) uprated with KGV Sideface ½d green with solid 'OS'-in-the-Die HG DB5 on cream stock for Deputy Commissioner of Maternity Allowances, Melbourne Krag machine with 'HELP REPATRIATION/BUY WAR SAVINGS/CERTIFICATES' slogan, repaired flap fault that in no way detracts from this extraordinary & very rare "doubleton", of which only one other example has been recorded. Ex Charlie Fawcett, Julie Resch and John Sinfield: acquired for $11,200 at our auction of 20/11/2004. [NB: no Kangaroo ½d 'OS' die was prepared]
1930 (Nov 17) usage of OHMS 'TWO/PENCE' on Kangaroo 1d with 'OS'-of-Holes-in-the-Die truancy advice lettersheet for the Victorian Education Department, Melbourne slogan cancel, flap removed which in no way detracts from the very fine appearance of this exceptional item, of which only one other example is recorded. [The printer's imprint within shows that the original forms were printed in August 1916]
MAIL TO UK & EMPIRE
1940 (Nov 19) Goode Durrant & Murphy Ltd double-rate cover to England "Via Aust NZ UK" with KGVI 2d red Die II ('GDM' perfin doubled), 1/6d Hermes & Kangaroos 10/- grey & pink tied by 'PERTH/WA' cds, 'OPENED BY CENSOR/ .. ' label affixed at Sydney & tied by 'PASSED BY CENSOR/S. 260' cachet in violet, superb 'CALIFORNIA/CLIPPER' h/s in violet, vertical fold at left & a couple of minor blemishes. [The rate was 5/10d per ½oz x2 = 11/8d]