Prestige Philately Auction 169 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Other Pre-Decimals
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KGVI issues apparently complete including NSW Anniversary blocks of 4 */**, 1937-41 3d Die I White Wattles, Thick Paper Robes set ** & Thin Paper Robes 10/- (5, including a block of 4 */**) & £1 (5, including a block of 4 **), Arms to £2 (2) and optd 'SPECIMEN' trio **, BCOF set (the 5/- is **), plus duplicates, varieties, coil multiples & imprint blocks, mostly fine condition. (Qty few 100s)
Stockbook collection with Engraved Kooka 6d x2 * & used, Kooka M/S (blemishes) *, most 1930s commemoratives * and/or used including Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d optd 'OS' x2 sets CTO, 5/- Bridge x2 CTO, KGVI 3d Die 1a imprint pair **, Robes Thick Paper 10/- & £1 x3 and Thin Paper 10/- x3 * and £1 used, Arms set * plus extra £1 **, 5/- Cattle White Paper **, Navigators set ** & used plus including 10/- White Paper strip of 4 **, some duplication, mixed condition. (Qty 100s)
Multiples in two stockbooks mostly unmounted with imprint blocks including Kingsford Smith 6d violet block of 8 with Re-Entry, Victoria Centenary Perf 10½ 1/- block of 4 (Cat $375), No Wmk 1/6d Hermes block of 4 (crease through left-hand units, Cat $500), SA Centenary 1/- blocks of 4 x4, KGVI 3d blue Die II block of 4, Robes Thick Paper 10/- & £1 blocks of 4 */** & **; lots of other 1950s-60s multiples including Navigators 10/- White Paper block of 6, some toning but generally fine, potential for discoveries and a possible goldmine for resellers. (Qty 1000s)
Complete sheets including KGVI 1942 3½d blue & 1951 3d scarlet booklet plate sheets (3, one with blemishes), Gloucester 3½d & 5½d, 1946 Peace set, 1949 No Wmk ½d Kangaroo x2, 1951 2½d Centenary, 1953 Coronation 3½d & 7½d, 1954 Royal Visit 3½d & 7½d, 1955 Cobb 3½d x2 & 2/-, 1959 4d carmine-red, 1964 Birds set, plus large-part sheets & multiples, some toning but mostly fine. (Qty 1000s)
KGVI collection on album pages including 1937-49 undenominated essays (6, one is imperforate) **, 2d mauve Medallion Flaw ** in a block of 9 */**, Arms 5/- & 10/- imprint blocks of 4 and £1 imprint pair ** & optd 'SPECIMEN' trio *, also mint coil pairs or strips & imprint blocks, booklets including BW #B53, condition variable in places but mostly fine. (Qty few 100s)
Handy selection including Engraved 6d Plate 'No 2' strip of 3 (faults), Vic Centenary 1/- imprint pair, 4d Koala with Strong Offset, Robes Thick Paper 5/- perf 'W/A' imprint pair, 2½d on 2d Medallion Flaw in block of 4, Aboriginal Art 2/- imprint pair Partly Imperforate at the Base, QEII 3d block of 6 with void area caused by a stray piece of paper having adhered to the sheet, 1963 Royal Visit 5d Grossly Misplaced Perfs block of 4, etc, a couple of condition issues. (Qty 15 items)
Array with multiples including Engraved Kooka 6d block of 4 (lower units **, Cat $700+), 1½d Canberra blocks of 4 with Flag at Half Mast or Flaw on First 'A', 1½d WA Centenary Re-Entry in a block of 4, Kooka M/S, Large Lyrebird imprint block of 4 */**, Macarthur set (ex 2d "Dark Hills") plus extra 9d (**) imprint blocks of 4, 5/- Bridge, ANZAC imprint pairs, varieties & plate blocks, mostly fine. (Qty few 100s)
1927-36 Commemoratives etc complete including Kookaburra M/S, Victoria Centenary both perfs, & Macarthur 2d Dark Hills, generally well centred, unmounted. Advertised retail $2500+. (Qty 39 + M/S)
1927-36 Commemoratives etc imprint blocks & strips including 3d Airmail both types, KSmith 6d block of 8 with Re-Entry, 6d Airmail strip of 5 with Re-Entry, 5/- Bridge strip of 3 (superb!, with the faintest evidence of having been mounted), 6d Kookaburra both plates, 1/- Lyrebird x4 blocks including Yellow-Green (toned), Victoria Centenary both perfs, Macarthur (toned), 1/6d Hermes, ANZAC, Jubilee, SA Centenary etc, generally very fine, most blocks with the lower units unmounted. A very desirable lot. (Qty 49 items)
1927 Canberra 1½d lake upper-left block of 4 with large-part Plate Number '12' BW #132zj, the upper units unmounted, Cat $500. [A toned block with complete plate number sold for $552 in our sale of 1/9/2007]
1931 Kingsford Smith Overprinted 'OS' 2d red & 3d blue, unmounted, Cat $800 (2006). Advertised retail $875. Ceremuga Certificate (2003) states "Mint with never hinged original gum, without any faults". (Qty 2)
1931 Kingsford Smith 2d red & 3d blue overprinted 'OS' John Ash Imprint blocks of 8 (4x2) BW #141(OS)zh & #142(OS)zc, unmounted, Cat $12,700++. Pristine! Ex Australia Post Archival Sale Number One (Lot 253) and Tim Rybak: acquired for $11,500 at our auction of 24/5/2008. Both blocks were illustrated in the Australia Post Sale by Tender catalogue at page 18, thus providing unquestionable provenance and a watertight guarantee of genuineness. Separate Ceremuga Certificates (2009).
1931 Kingsford Smith 6d violet Re-Entry to 'T' of 'AUSTRALIA' plus 2d on 1931 Unley (SA) registered airmail cover to Perth, some spotting.
1931 Airmail 6d sepia overprinted 'OS' John Ash Imprint block of 10 (5x2) BW #144(OS)zd, unmounted, Cat $415+. Pristine!
1932 Large Lyrebird 1/- green Ash Imprint block of 4 BW #145za, well centred, unmounted, Cat $400.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green single with part Ash Imprint, unmounted, Cat $1000+. Advertised retail $1500 without the imprint.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green two commercially used examples with parcels cancels of Perth or Melbourne, the latter a bit wrinkled, Cat $1000.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green with Retouch over Centre of the Bridge BW #148d, excellent centring, very lightly mounted, Cat $800. [Maurice Williams' superb unmounted example sold for $2070 at our auction of 24/5/2008]
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green with Retouch over Centre of Bridge BW #148d, well centred, CTO (unusually with large GPO Melbourne cds) well clear of the variety, Cat $500. [Absent from Maurice Williams' collection]
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green with Retouch over Left-Centre of Bridge BW #148e, very well centred, Cat $800. [Absent from Maurice Williams' collection]