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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Box with basic Decimals collection to 1980s, decimal 'SPECIMEN' Overprints array including blocks, some Territories and other Pacific Islands.
Carton of stockbooks etc with a quantity of used Roos to 1/-, KGV Heads including an array of Penny Reds, potential for varieties & postmarks, also some postage including a couple of Year Albums. Weighs 12kg.
Territories with Cocos 1963-2018 largely complete both unmounted and used in Ka-Be album and pages including 1990-91 Overprints set ** plus 'OFFICIAL PAID/MAINLAND' on 90c CTO; Christmas Island 1958-2018 also in Ka-Be album and pages unmounted and used; AAT to 2017 in a similar manner. Many overprints, FDCs and booklets are included.
Large packet of 1940s & 1950s large blocks with values to 1/-, some tacked at the corners or stuck on white paper but the majority are unmounted, also a few PPCs & 1972 CWA Jubilee Post Office presentation card.
(Qty few 1000)
Huge accumulation with used Kangaroos & KGV Heads then later in quantity including some on paper, Decimals mint in packets & Yearbooks with substantial face value, big hoard of FDCs and PSEs heavily duplicated in places, lots of commemorative cancels plus some unused, noted 1970 Expo, Royal Visit & Grasslands official Australia Post FDCs unaddressed, also Worldwide including Australian Territories, NZ, GB, Fiji, Gilberts/Kiribati extensive 1976-80s mint collection with official & specimen overprints (lots of thematic interest), Europe & USA in old albums, etc, also small box of coins including a few Uncirculated sets, condition variable but mostly fine. Weighs 96kgs. Leave lots of time to view this one.
"CINDERELLAS": Array of 1950s Anti Tuberculosis/Christmas seal proof singles & blocks of 4 or larger of final designs & the colour separations. Attractive lot.
(Qty 250 approx)
C of A - Postal Stationery
Railways & Tramways group mostly unused including Postal Cards KGV 1d Fullface with Melbourne views 'FLINDERS ST', 'SWANSTON ST', 'SPRING ST' (corner crease) & 'BOURKE ST' (plus CTO also); Letter Cards KGV 1d Full-Face 'LOG TRAIN/JARRAH FOREST WA' x2, 'CAIRNS RAILWAY' x2 & 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE' x2, Kangaroo 1d 'CAIRNS RAILWAY' x3 (one used) & 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' x2 (rectangle & oval), KGV 1d 'COAL MINE/QUEENSLAND', 'FLINDERS ST MELB' x2, 'NORTH TERRACE/ADELAIDE', 'A BLUE GUM LOG/TASMANIA' (used) plus 2d 'LOG TRAIN...' (used; minor pinholes); plus a few modern cards & PSEs, condition variable but many fine.
C of A - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards
1911-18 Scenic Issues including Fullface 'COLLINS ST MELB' (enamelled card; trams), 'CENTRAL RLY STN/SYDNEY' (error for Brisbane) and 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' (waterfall); Kangaroo 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' unframed oval plus another with rectangular view and 'Griffiths Bros' advertising within (minor discolouration) and 'CAIRNS RAILWAY'; KGV Sideface 1d 'COAL MINE/QUEENSLAND' (fine on view side but discoloured on face), 'FLINDERS ST MELB', 'GEELONG HARBOUR' (shipping), 'STURT ST BALLARAT' (tram) x2 (one Without Sky retouch; fine on view side) and 'PUBLIC BUILDINGS/BENDIGO' Without Sky retouch (fine on view side), condition unfortunately quite mixed but those mentioned are generally fine unused except as noted.
1911-18 Scenic Issues including Fullface 'CENTRAL RLY STN/SYDNEY' (error for Brisbane) to Germany with Kangaroos ½d & 1d added opened with edges intact & lengthy message inside (minor blemishes) and complete Reply Card 'HOBART FROM THE BAY' + 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE SA' to London (no message); Kangaroo 1d 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' (rectangular) x3 (one a philatelic use to Austria with NSW ½d and Tasmania 1d Pictorial added); KGV Sideface 1d 'RUNDLE ST ADELAIDE', ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND', 'SHIPPING BUTTER, BRISBANE' (hinge remainder) and '2nd AIF EMBARKING', condition unfortunately quite mixed but those mentioned are generally fine used except as noted.
1911-12 KGV Fullface 1d unused group of all-different railway & tramway-related views in various colours comprising 'MONTEZUMA FALLS, HOBART' (train on bridge), 'COLLINS ST MELB' (trams), 'LOG TRAIN/JARRAH FOREST WA', 'CENTRAL RLY STN/SYDNEY' (error for Brisbane), 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' and 'ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND' x2 (one on grey stock, the other on enamelled card), a couple with minor blemishes.
1913-14 Kangaroo 1d unused group of all-different railway-related views comprising 'GEELONG HARBOUR' (shipping & rail carriages on pier), 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' (bridge & waterfall) x2 (rectangular & framed oval) and 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' x3 (rectangular, unframed oval & Without Sky retouch), a couple with minor blemishes but mostly fine.
1913-14 Kangaroo 1d used group of all-different railway & tramway-related views comprising 'COLLINS ST. MELB' (trams), 'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' (bridge & waterfall) x2 (rectangular & framed oval with 'SADDLEWORTH/SA' squared circle) and 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' x4 (rectangular, framed oval, unframed oval & Without Sky retouch), a few blemishes but mostly fine.
1914-18 KGV Sideface 1d unused group of all-different railway & tramway-related views comprising 'COLLINS ST/MELBOURNE' (vertical; trams), 'FLINDERS ST MELB.' (railways), 'CITY COURT MELBOURNE' (tram), 'GEELONG HARBOUR' (Die II; shipping & rail carriages on pier), 'STURT ST, BALLARAT' (tram), 'PUBLIC BUILDINGS, BENDIGO, VIC' (tram), 'NORTH TERRACE/ADELAIDE' (tram tracks), 'SHIPPING BUTTER, BRISBANE' (bi-coloured; railway carriages) and 'RAILWAY SLEEPERS/QUEENSLAND', a few blemishes but mostly fine.
1914-18 KGV Sideface 1d unused group of all-different railway & tramway-related views comprising 'COLLINS ST/MELBOURNE' (vertical; trams), 'CITY COURT MELBOURNE' (tram), 'PALL MALL, BENDIGO, VIC' (tram), 'RUNDLE ST ADELAIDE', 'PORT PIRIE/STH AUSTRALIA' (smelter & railway carriages), 'MURRAY BRIDGE SA' (railway bridge; pin holes on address side), 'A BLUE GUM LOG/TASMANIA' (on railway carriages; 'EUDUNDA/SA' squared circle), 'ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND' and 'RAILWAY SLEEPERS/QUEENSLAND' (Die II), plus Military View '2nd AIF EMBARKING' (railway tracks on pier), a few blemishes but mostly fine.
1917 Re-Issue of 1d+1d Reply Cards Perf 12½ group with 'REPLY' obliterated by red bars in various colours comprising Outward Halves 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE SA' x2 & 'ALBERT BRIDGE/QUEENSLAND' x3 and Reply Halves 'ALBERT BRIDGE...' x2 plus 'VIADUCT...' used (trimmed at base), a few blemishes but mostly fine unused.
1918 KGV Sideface 1Â½d in Various Colours 1918 KGV Sideface 1½d in Various Colours used group with 'VIADUCT NEAR ADELAIDE' x2 (blue & brown) and 'LOG TRAIN/JARRAH FOREST WA' used x2 (one in 1922 with KGV ½d added), plus 1918 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 1d overprints 'VIADUCT...' & 'LOG TRAIN...' unused, 1922 2d red 'LOG TRAIN...' CTO and 1923 1½d green 'SPRING ST MELB' (tram), a few blemishes but mostly fine.
No longer available
C of A - Postal Stationery - Postal Cards
1911 Fullface Victorian Scenes railway & tramway-related views in a variety of colours comprising 'FLINDERS ST' unused x4 & used, 'SPRING ST' unused x2 & used x2, 'SWANSTON ST' unused x2 & used x4 (two to Germany with either Victoria ½d or 1d added), 'BOURKE ST' unused x4 & used and 'GOLD MINE' unused x3, condition unfortunately mixed but quite a few fine.
C of A - Commemorative Covers
Extensive collection of 1980s-2000s commemorative cancels on PSEs including many with additional frankings, additional cachets and/or multiple cancels, some International Post, Counter-Printed, show overprints, a few registered, lots of thematic interest particularly amongst the many illustrated ones noted Animals, Sports including Olympics, Military with many Navy ships and some FPOs, Exhibitions, etc, condition generally very fine to superb throughout. All identified by Pictormarks (2010) numbers; vendor states Cat $14,000+. Weighs 38kgs.
C of A - First Day Covers
See also Penny Kangaroo First Day of Issue at Melbourne: Lot 43.
1930s-60s selection with variety of producers including 1937 NSW Sesquicentenary on multi-coloured "Northern" Series cover, 1953 Produce Food strips on single covers x2, a number of registered items, a few 'First Day Cards' including 2/- green Olympic Publicity and a particularly attractive Cobb & Co illustrated card, some unaddresed, also various non-FDC commemorative covers & cancels noted 1948-49 Pan-Pacific Scout Jamboree on five covers with differently-coloured cachets & 1950 Stamp Exhibition items, etc, condition generally fine.
C of A - Postal History
1930s-60s meter cancels on covers including some illustrated envelopes and/or cancels noted 'IXL Jam' tin, 'Waste Not ... Save Water' tap, 'Dial ...' telephone, etc, quite a few early types from the 1930s including Melbourne 'Centenary Celebrations', also batch of 1950s Perth proof impressions, wide variety of merchants, condition generally fine. Lots of thematic interest & excellent basis for expansion.