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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - DECIMAL ISSUES
Lot
Description
Status
918
1966-73 Cook 75c, vertical gutter pr. VF fresh MUH. SG 400(var), ACSC 462ca cat $150 in 2002.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
919
1971 Floral coil 7c error "missing green & buff". VF fresh MUH. Normal to compare. SG 468bbc cat £80. ACSC 535cg cat $125 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
920
1971 Floral coil 7c with buff omitted & green misplaced. VF fresh MUH, plus normal to compare. SG 468bbb cat £225, ACSC 535ce cat $300 (in 2002). Copy of 2002 RPSV photo cert for strip of 4 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
921
1971 Floral coil 7c vert pr with buff omitted & green misplaced. VF fresh MUH, plus normal to compare. SG 468bbb cat £450, ACSC 535ce cat $600 (in 2002). Copy of 2002 RPSV photo cert for strip of 4. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
922
1971 Floral coil 7c error buff & green (leaves) OMITTED, vert coil pr. VF fresh MUH. SG 468bc cat £160. ACSC 535cg cat $250 (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
923
1971 Christmas 7c cream paper comp sheet of 100 with varieties "retouch left of Australia" (pos R5/2), "broken line in 1st King's crown" (both, pos 5/4, 10/4) plus "missing green specks on middle King" (pos R10/3). VF fresh MUH. ACSC 578z, za, zb(var) cat $585 plus premium for comp sheet & transient missing colour.
 AVAILABLE at A$180
924
1971 Christmas 7c cream paper right pane of 50 with selvedge all round inc sheet nos at left & ¾ autotrons at top plus ACSC listed varieties "retouch before 1st A of Australia " (pos 5/2) & "Broken line at right end of crown of 1st King" (pos 5/4, 10/4). Stamps VF fresh MUH. ACSC 573da, 573e(z), z(var), zb cat $315. Scarce multiple for the specialist.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
925
1971 Christmas 7c white paper LR cnr blk of 25, selvedge at L with red serial no plus variety "retouch in green through AU of Australia" (R8/4). VF fresh MUH. ACSC 584e, 585zb cat $220.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
926
1971 Christmas 7c white paper comp sheet of 100 with red sheet nos & variety "retouch through 1st A of Australia" (pos RP8/4). VF fresh MUH. ACSC 584e & 585z, za, zb cat $720.
 AVAILABLE at A$220
927
1972 Rehabilitation 12c, error partially missing green "AUSTRALIA 12c" totally omitted at top, but with "Rehabilitation" at base. VFU. SG 514(var), ACSC 595cb cat $2000. Extremely rare as only 10 existed of this combination. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
928
1972 Christmas 7c right pane upper blk of 25 with colour bars at left, variety part imperf at UL due to paper fold. VF fresh MUH. SG 530(var), Similar to ACSC 620b cat $1500. Very rare, only a couple known. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
929
1973 Marine Life 1c Shrimp error yellow OMITTED. VF fresh MUH. SG 545b cat £1250, ACSC 635cb cat $4000. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
930
1973-74 Gemstone Agate 7c error "black omitted", value & "agate". VF MUH. Normal to compare. SG 550a cat £95. ACSC 642c cat $150. (2). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
931
1973-74 Gemstones 8c Opal vert marginal pr, top stamp error black partly omitted so missing 8c value! VF fresh MUH. SG 551(var), ACSC 644cb cat $450. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
932
1973 Architecture 50c vert pr, error IMPERF between (faint perf indent as are all the examples - see cat footnote). VF fresh MUH. SG 559(var). ACSC 657b cat $2000. Extremely rare as only 1 row of 10 existed. This example is the one illustrated in ACSC. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
933
1975 Prime Ministers 10c Lyons, error "printed on gum side". VF fresh MUH. SG 591a cat £140, ACSC 694c cat $250. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
934
1975 Flower 18c error MISSING green in vertical strip of 10, totally missing on top 3 stamps & partially on 4th, others normal. Superb fresh MUH. SG 608c cat £1050++ for 3 error singles, ACSC 725ch cat $2000 for strip of 10. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
935
1975 Flower 18c blk of 8, left 4 variety prominent paper join, visually noticeable by the uneven vertical white colour separations in middle left vert pr. Fresh MUH. SG 608(var), ACSC 725(var) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
936
1975 Flowers 45c error yellow-green totally OMITTED (so missing twigs) on lower stamp of vertical pr. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 727cd cat $500+ in 2002, SG 609b cat £500. Only 10 recorded. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
937
1976 Nationhood 18c Arms Die II variety "gold omitted" (state emblems on shield, & on star). VF fresh MUH. ACSC 733c, SG 614b cat £350. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
938
1977 QEII Silver Jubilee 18c IMPERF on normal paper (no mesh), blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 645(var), ACSC 765b cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
939
1977 QEII Silver Jubilee 18c IMPERF, on normal paper (no mesh), top marginal horiz pr. VF MUH. SG 645(var), ACSC 765b cat $200+ (in 2002). (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
940
1977 QEII Silver Jubilee 18c IMPERF, normal paper (no mesh), horiz pr. VF MUH. SG 645(var), ACSC 765b cat $200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
941
1977 QEII Silver Jubilee 18c variety black partially missing (Australia 18c), appears grey due to dry print. VF fresh MUH, normal to compare. SG 645(var), ACSC 765ca cat $100 (in 2002).
 AVAILABLE at A$30
942
1977 QEII Silver Jubilee 45c IMPERF proof on very thick shiny paper, horiz pr. VF fresh UN as made. SG 646(p), ACSC 766PP(2) cat $500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
943
1978 Aviators Kingsford Smith 18c vert pr IMPERF. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 792B cat $150. SG 660a cat £110 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
944
1978 Aviators 18c Kingsford Smith IMPERF horiz pr, right marginal. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 792b cat $150, SG 660a cat £110. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
945
1978 Aviators 18c Kingsford Smith IMPERF blk of 4, UL cnr marginal. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 792b cat $300, SG 660a cat £220 -both for 2 prs. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
946
1978 Aviators M/Sheet: POSTAL FORGERY, on thin non-helecon paper, believed printed in the Netherlands. Fresh MUH with normal for comparison. ACSC 794cd cat $100 (way too low) in 2001. Rare with very few surviving. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
947
1978-81 Birds 20c Grebe vert marginal strip of 10, top 2 stamps error "black partially omitted" so part of "20c" & almost all of "Australia" missing. SG 673(var), ACSC 805cg cat $2000 in 2002. Only 10 strips existed. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
948
1979 Trains 20c, error grey totally OMITTED, so missing/albino area instead of "Australia 20c", & no imprint on bottom stamp of vertical strip of 7 se-tenant with normals. VF fresh MUH. SG 715/715a cat £2,000+ as singles, plus large premium for strip. Very rare as only 1 pane recorded, which only had errors on lower 3 rows. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
949
1979 Train 20c, error grey totally OMITTED, so missing/albino area instead of "Australia 20c" & no imprint. VF fresh MUH. SG 715a cat £2000. Very rare as only 1 pane recorded, which only had the error on the bottom 3 rows. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
950
1980 Queens Birthday 22c IMPERF irregularly cut/torn vert pr with part of another above horiz gutter. Printed in sheets of 300 with left & right panes, guillotined horiz into sheets of 100, horiz gutters & these markings not found for issued stamps. SG 741(var). ACSC 863(var). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
951
1980 Queen's Birthday 22c IMPERF irregularly cut/torn blk of 7 part stamps & traces of 5 others inc above horiz gutter. Printed in sheets of 300 with left & right panes & guillotined horiz for issue in sheets of 100, so horiz gutters & these gutter markings not found on issued stamps. SG 741(var). ACSC 863(var). Spectacular item. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
952
1981 Tasmanian Tiger 24c vertical strip of 10, top 5 stamps error olive totally MISSING, next 4 stamps olive partially missing, bottom stamp normal. VF fresh MUH. From a sheet bought at the Pymble PO (NSW) in 1981. SG 788(var). Unlisted ACSC & unrecorded until 2004. An important discovery! Only 10 such strips existed. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
953
1984 AAT South Magnetic Pole Expedition 30c, vert strip of 7, error blue almost totally OMITTED, so background looks white instead of blue on the upper 3 stamps, the lower 4 normal. VF MUH. SG 61(var). An important discovery that first came to light in 2004 from a retired PO employee. Only 1 sheet existed so only 5 such strips of this extremely rare error are possible. 2009 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (7). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
954
1984 AAT South Magnetic Pole Expedition 30c, error blue totally OMITTED, background white instead of blue. VF MUH, top marginal. SG 61(var). An important discovery that first came to light in 2004 from a retired PO employee. Only 1 sheet existed with only 30 such error stamps. Copy of 2009 Ceremuga AIEP photo certificate of strip of 10 it came from. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
955
1984 AAT South Magnetic Pole Expedition 30c, error blue almost totally OMITTED, so background looks white instead of blue. VF fresh MUH. SG 61(var). An important discovery that first came to light in 2004 from a retired PO Employee. Only 1 sheet existed, so only 30 such error stamps. Copy of 2009 Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert of strip of 10 it came from. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
956
1987 Wildlife 37c se-tenant in blk of 45 from LR cnr of sheet with 9 stamps appearing TOTALLY IMPERF & 13 stamps partially imperf, with albino impression of perfs that are only are partially punched. VF fresh MUH. SG 1072-6(var). ACSC 1218b(var) imperf margin would cat $4000, imperf unlisted. Unique & spectacular item. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
957
1987 Wildlife 37c set se-tenant LL cnr blk of 10, error imperf at base between stamps & margin. VF fresh MUH. SG 1072a(var), ACSC 1218b cat $4000 in 2002. Only 9 such strips exist & a spectacular error. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1700
958
1988 Teapot 39c Sterner booklet stamp with error "Miscut lower edge" due to mis-guillotining, resulting in stamp 32mm high, plus normal to compare. VF MUH. ACSC footnote 2 on pg 816 cat $100 in 2002. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
959
1989 Cycling 41c blk of 4 IMPERF between horiz from right of booklet pane. VFU with "Goulburn 23 AUG 1989" FDI cds. Previously unrecorded & unpriced U, also unrecorded on Goulburn FDC, from which this came (photo enclosed). SG 1180b cat £320++. ACSC 1377b cat $600++, both as 2 prs UN. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
960
1992 Threatened Species 45c self adhesive strip of 6 Pemara 1st reprint with 1 Koala backing, error black OMITTED so animal names missing! Plus with red line across stamps (as for all known black omitted examples). SG 1321a-26a cat £1200+. ACSC 1557cb act $3000. Very rare as only 1 roll with 16 errors was sold at Buxton PO in NSW. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
961
1992 Threatened Species 45c self-adhesive totally blank "stamp" on backing paper only, strip of 6+ length, with Printset Cambec reverse imprint. VF MUH. As ACSC 1558 etc. Unusual.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
962
1992 Threatened Species $4.50 booklet original printing, error miscut - giving wavy edge when opened out & bisecting inscriptions on 2LR stamps. VF MUH. SG 1327pa(var). ACSC 1564(var). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
963
1992 Threatened Species $4.50 booklet 2 koala reprint, error totally IMPERF. VF fresh MUH. SG 1327ab cat £375, ACSC 1566(1)b cat $450, both under-catalogued. Only about 20 recorded. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
964
1992 Threatened Species 45c sheetlet of 5. Error punch-hole at base of sheet. Fresh CTO. ACSC 1567b cat $200+ (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
965
1992 Threatened Species 45c sheetlet of 5, error IMPERF, with World Columbian Stamp Expo 92 gold opt. VF fresh MUH. SG 1328pa(var), ACSC 1567cb cat $500. Believed only 48 sold. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
966
1992 Threatened Species 45c sheetlet of 5, variety "punch hole at base". VF fresh MUH. SG 1328qa(var), ACSC 1567b cat $200 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
967
1992 Threatened Species 45c sheetlet of 5, variety "all-over helecon". VF fresh MUH. SG 1328qa(var). ACSC 1567c cat $150. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
968
1993 Counter Printed Stamps "Painting with Candlestick" unissued design trials in Black, 1 totally blank, 2 with "NPC 1" designation & values 45c & $1, both inverted (so in effect inverted centres). VF on original backing paper. Retail $900. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
969
1994 Pelican 85c variety deep mauve text & value DOUBLE, with 2 koala tab. Plus another with deep mauve blur around value, with 1 Roo tab. VF fresh MUH. SG 1367(var), ACSC 1615c/(var). (2). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
970
1994-97 Kangaroos & Koala 45c self adhesive IMPERF triple width strip of 6, two being strips of 5 with "Only 25 stamps left" labels, for rolls of 100 or 200, with 1 Koala Printset Cambec reverse imprint, plus same triple strip perf, with 2 Koala Cambec imprint. Only issued as single strips in rolls. SG 1459-64(var), ACSC 1742Bc/ Cc(var) unlisted combination -imperf 4 Koala strip cat $2250 as 3 strips alone. Extremely rare. (2 triple strips). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
971
1994-97 Kangaroos & Koalas 45c self adhesive error IMPERF double width strip of 6 for rolls of 100 or 200, with 1 Koala Printset Cambec reverse imprint. F-VF fresh MUH, mnr wrinkles, plus same double strip perf, with 2 Koala Cambec SNP imprint. Only issued as single strips in rolls. SG 1459-64(var), ACSC 1742Bc/Cc(var) unlisted combination -imperf 4 Koala strip cat $1500 for 2 strips alone. Extremely rare. (2 double strips). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
972
1994-97 Kangaroos & Koalas 45c self adhesive error IMPERF strip of 6 for rolls of 100 or 200, with 1 Koala Printset Cambec reverse imprint. VF fresh MUH. SG 1459-64(var), ACSC 1742Bc(var) unlisted combination -imperf 4 Koala strip cat $750. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
973
1995 Cinema 45c self adhesive double width strip of 5+5, error IMPERF. (issued as single strips in rolls). VF fresh MUH, sl wrinkle across top pr. SG 1535-9(var). Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
974
1995 Cinema 45c self adhesive strip of 5 from rolls, error IMPERF. VF fresh MUH, sl wrinkle across top stamp. SG 1535-9(var). Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
975
1995 Christmas 40c self adhesive booklet horiz pr, error IMPERF. Superb fresh MUH. SG 1572(var). Rare as only 4 imperf booklets discovered, which this pr comes from. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
976
1996 Children's Book Council 45c Animalia & 45c Who Sank the Boat, vert se-tenant prs in IMPERF PROOF gutter blk of 4. MUH, adhesions & some imperfections as all known examples. SG 1630(p). Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
977
1996 Christmas set 40c-$1 IMPERF PROOF se-tenant blk of 18 (strip of 6 of ea value), on self-adhesive paper with backing & simulated perfs. VF fresh MUH. Minor creasing/wrinkling mostly affecting backing paper. SG 1656-8(var). ACSC 2006-8(var). Unique & spectacular. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
978
1998 Greetings 45c Roses self-adhesive, horiz pr totally IMPERF. VF MUH. SG 1756a(var), ACSC 2085Ab(var). Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
979
1998 Leunig 45c "Teapot on head" special printing, pane of 30, unissued in this format (was meant to be broken up to make sets for philatelic sales as only o/w available in Prestige booklet). Superb "CTO" printed "GPO Melbourne" undated cds. Extremely rare, with only 1 other pane recorded. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
980
2000 Olympics Gold Medallist 45c digital print perf ESSAY of Herb Elliot (winner of 1960 Rome 1500m), right marginal single showing printed perfs. These rare essays were created when the digital printers were tested prior to production of the issued sheetlets. A great rarity with only 3 prs of imperf sheetlets known (60 stamps) perf not previously seen by us & this comes from the only recorded pr of sheetlets. VF fresh MUH. SG 2026(p). A must for advanced Olympic or decimal variety collector. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
981
2000 Olympics Gold medallist 45c digital print sheetlet ESSAY of Herb Elliott (winner of 1960 1500m), perf & also with simulated printed perfs. Created for testing the digital printers prior to production of Gold Medallist sheetlet. Superb fresh MUH. Great rarity as only 1 pr of perf sheetlets recorded & the other sheetlet has been split into singles, so this is a unique item for the advanced collector. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3000
982
2000 Olympic Gold Medallists 45c for Men's 4x200m freestyle, error horiz strip from sheetlet with left stamp TOTALLY IMPERF & right stamp grossly misperfed, & with stamp-size perf tab in right margin. Superb MUH. SG 2354(var), ACSC 2353c cat $1250+. Extremely rare as only 4 error sheetlets discovered, so only 20 imperfs can exist, 15 of which are still in intact full sheetlets, meaning only 5 imperfs currently available to collectors. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
983
2006 Roses $5 sheetlets of 10x50c, unsevered horiz strip of 3 sheetlets. Fresh CTO GPO Melbourne. Never issued by PO in this format. Extremely rare, possibly unique. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
984
2008 Organ Donation $5 sheetlets of 10x50c, unsevered vert strip of 3 sheetlets. Fresh CTO Melbourne 7-Jul-2010. Never issued by PO in this format. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
985
2008 Christmas 50c self-adhesive double ½ pane of 10 with top 2 stamps TOTALLY IMPERF, next 2 imperf at top. Superb MUH. SG 3098(var). (10)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
986
2008 Christmas 50c Baubles total IMPERF (3), imperf at top & upper sides (2). Couple minor rev thin spots, G-VF U with normal to compare. 55c Luna Park IMPERF (2), mostly large & huge margins. Plus 3 other self-adhesives grossly off centre. (12) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
987
2009 PO Anniv 55c (10 diff) from booklet that had the die cut perfs INVERTED, resulting in "perfs" shifted 9mm giving split stamps, only part designs or 2 at right with only margin text, & most with no denomination! Remains of booklet included. VFU. Spectacular & probably unique. (10). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
988
2011 China Stamp Exhib $1.60 & $1.65 M/Sheet International Post set, plus extra $1.60 M/S with LL cnr miscut due to paper fold, leaving extra 5mm paper flap. VF fresh MUH. SG MS3683-4. 1st example we have seen. (3)
 SOLD at A$60
989
2014 Harbour Bridge $1.95 International Post 1 Koala reprint LL cnr horiz strip of 5, error IMPERF at base between stamps & margin. VF fresh MUH, tiny spot at top of right stamp. SG 2817(var). Comes with copy of original purchase receipt from Booragoon PO WA dated 16/7/15, plus note from purchaser saying unable to find any trace of the other strip from same sheet -has likely been used on mail to overseas. We find no record of any other imperf at base. Almost certainly unique. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
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