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Displaying 16 Lots in Category - OTHER PRE-DECIMALS - RECESSED DIE PROOFS


Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Starting Price


285

P

A+

1946 Peace 2d 3d & 5d in separate mounts that are unusually affixed to blue paper folders numbered "1C" "1C" & "36", Cat $15,000. Superb! Ex Sir Guy Chippendall of the PMG's Department. [The ACSC notes that only five sets were prepared]

8000.00

6,000.00R


286

P

A+

1948 William Farrer 2d numbered "26", Cat $3500. Superb! Ex Donald Cameron, the PMG. [The ACSC notes that eight were prepared. Farrer was a pioneer in developing new strains of wheat]

2000.00

1,500.00R


287

P

A-

1948 Ferdinand von Mueller 2d numbered "52", faint discolouration at left, Cat $3500. Ex Donald Cameron, the Postmaster-General. [The ACSC notes that eight were prepared, that for the PMG being unnumbered. von Mueller was a prominent botanist & director of Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens]

1500.00

1,150.00R


288

P

A+

1950-52 Definitives 1d Queen Mother numbered "27", Cat $3500. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Council. [The ACSC notes that eight were prepared. Lindsay was a member of a family of artists. Etchings by his brother, Lionel, were adapted for the Henry Lawson and Cobb & Co issues]

2000.00

1,500.00R


289

P

A+

1950-52 Definitives 2d Queen Mother numbered "9", Cat $3500. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay. [The ACSC notes that eight were prepared]

2000.00

1,500.00R


290

P

A+

1950-52 Definitives 2d chocolate KGVI numbered "33", Cat $3000. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay. [The ACSC notes that eight were prepared]

1800.00

1,350.00R


291

P

A+

1950-52 Definitives 3d scarlet KGVI numbered "8", Cat $3500. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay. [The ACSC notes that eight were prepared]

1800.00

1,350.00R




292

P

A+

1953 Tasmanian Sesquicentenary 3d setenant pair & 2/- numbered "30" & 18" respectively, Cat $8000. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay. [The ACSC notes that eight sets were prepared. Included is the covering letter dated 22SEP1953, with Lindsay's name excised. These letters are rarely seen]

4500.00

3,400.00R


293

P

A+

1953 Tasmanian Stamp Centenary 3d Courier numbered "24", Cat $3000. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay. [The ACSC notes that eight were prepared]

1800.00

1,350.00R


294

P

A+

1954 ANARE 3d numbered "25", Cat $4000. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay. Popular Antarctic/AAT/Map thematic. [The ACSC notes that eight were prepared]

2500.00

1,900.00

 (1 Bid)


295

P

A+

1956 Melbourne Olympics 4d Type A (base of the '4' is normal) numbered "12", Cat $4000. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay. [The ACSC notes that eight were prepared, apparently 4 each of types A & B. The central design is the Coat of Arms of the City of Melbourne]

2500.00

1,900.00R


296

P

A+

1959 Sesquicentenary of the Post Office in Australia 4d on bluish paper numbered "52", Cat $3000. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay. [The ACSC notes that nine were prepared, on white paper, which is an error. The painting adapted for the stamp features the first PMG Isaac Nichols boarding the brig 'Experiment'. There is a windmill in the background]

1800.00

1,350.00R


297

P

A+

1959 Christmas 5d Three Wise Men on pinkish paper numbered "20", Cat $3000. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay. [The ACSC notes that nine were prepared, on white paper, which is an error]

1800.00

1,350.00R


298

P

A+

1960 100th Melbourne Cup 5d on off-white paper numbered "40", Cat $3000. Superb! Ex Sir Daryl Lindsay. [The ACSC notes that eleven were prepared, on white paper, which is an error. The stamp features Archer, the 1861 winner of the "Race that Stops the Nation". Yes, we have a public holiday for a horse race...& a football parade...& a military disaster...& the Queen's Birthday, which isn't even on her birthday!]

1800.00

1,350.00R


299

P

A+

1961 Tenth Anniversary of the Colombo Plan 1/- on brownish paper numbered "18", Cat $3000. Superb! Ex JRW Purves of the Stamp Advisory Committee. [The ACSC notes that ten were prepared, on white paper which is an error]

1800.00

1,350.00

 (1 Bid)


300

P

A+

1961 Dame Nellie Melba 5d Bust by Sir Bertram Mackennal numbered "28", Cat $3000. Superb! Ex JRW Purves. [The ACSC notes that ten were prepared. "Melba" was the stage-name of Helen Porter Mitchell, generally considered Australia's greatest operatic singer]

1800.00

1,350.00R


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