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1126
ca 1910 'C.A.' (Commonwealth of Australia) opt on Great Britain KEVII 1d scarlet, being special security opt of the Australian Consulate in London. VF fresh M. SG 219(var). Very rare & interesting specialist item. Copy of 2012 Hendon photo cert for blk of 4 this came from. (P)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
  A$1000
(US$780)
(€660)
(£580)
A$
1127
1929 Airmail 3d green Presentation SUNKEN DIE PROOF on thick handmade paper (210x165mm) original size with special deckled edges with full sheet edge wmk 'ENGLAND'. Only 11 produced for Design Committee members & associated people, with only 4 currently known in private hands. Superb fresh UN as made. AAMC 163f cat $12,500+. ACSC 134(2) cat $12,500+. Spectacular & important item with this believed to be the best quality example recorded. Certificate can be obtained on request.
  A$7000
(US$5460)
(€4620)
(£4060)
  A$10000
(US$7800)
(€6600)
(£5800)
A$
1128
1931 Kingsford Smith OS opt set 2d & 3d. VF fresh M. SG O123-24 cat £360, ACSC 141-42(OS) cat $475, retail now higher. Scarce genuine set. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (2) (P)
  A$275
(US$215)
(€182)
(£160)
  A$375
(US$293)
(€248)
(£218)
A$
1129
1931 Kingsford-Smith 2d & 3d opt OS on piece tied by 'Canberra F.C.-AUST/13MY1931' machine cancel. VFU. SG O123-24, ACSC 141-42(OS) cat $775++ as singles loose stamps. Very rare genuine postally used! 2011 RPSV photo cert. (P)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$600
(US$468)
(€396)
(£348)
A$
1130
1932 Bridge 5/-. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
  A$700
(US$546)
(€462)
(£406)
  A$1000
(US$780)
(€660)
(£580)
A$
1131
1932 Bridge 5/-. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. SG 143 cat £425+ for M, should be at least double, £850+ MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
  A$1200
(US$936)
(€792)
(£696)
A$
1132
1932 Bridge set 2d to 5/- inc both 2d. VF MUH. SG 141-4 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 146-9 cat $1528. (4). (P)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
  A$1000
(US$780)
(€660)
(£580)
A$
1133
1934-48 Hermes 1/6 dull purple CofA wmk thick paper gutter pr. VF fresh MLH. ACSC 162. SG 153a cat £22 as singles.
  A$8
(US$6)
(€5)
(£5)
  A$10
(US$8)
(€7)
(£6)
A$
1134
1934-48 Hermes 1/6 dull purple CofA wmk thick paper gutter pr. McCracken imprint blk of 4. VF 2M/2MUH. SG 153a cat £44+ as singles. ACSC 162zf cat $50.
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1135
1934-48 Hermes 1/6 dull purple CofA wmk thick paper gutter pr. McCracken imprint blk of 4. VF 2M/2MUH. SG 153a cat £44+ as singles. ACSC 162zf cat $50.
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1136
1934-48 Hermes 1/6 dull purple CofA wmk thick paper gutter pr. McCracken imprint blk of 4. VF 2MLH/2MUH. SG 153a cat £44+ as singles. ACSC 162zf cat $50.
  A$20
(US$16)
(€13)
(£12)
  A$30
(US$23)
(€20)
(£17)
A$
1137
1934-48 Hermes 1/6 dull purple CofA wmk thick & thin papers McCracken imprint blks of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 153a/b cat £53+ as singles. ACSC 162zf/163z cat $135. (2 blks)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
A$
1138
1934-48 Hermes 1/6 dull purple CofA wmk thick paper McCracken imprint blk of 4. VF fresh, stamps MUH. ACSC 162zf cat $50. SG 153a cat £44+ as singles.
  A$35
(US$27)
(€23)
(£20)
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
A$
1139
1937-49 KGVI 3d blue 'white wattles' on 1938 FFC Australia-Port Moresby & return, franked Australia KGV 2d & 3d 'white wattles' tied by 'Brisbane 29 MY 38' cds, plus Papua pics 2d & 3d tied by 'Port Moresby 4 JE 38' cds, diff date cds of ea as b/s. AAMC P134 cat $150 while ACSC cover price. ACSC 190 cat $500 on cover = $550+. (P)
  A$180
(US$140)
(€119)
(£104)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
A$
1140
1937-49 KGVI 3d blue white wattles UR cnr single. W/C fresh MUH. ACSC 190 cat $400. (P)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
A$
1141
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die I. LL cnr marginal part sheet of 54 (6x9), with part imprint. F-VF MUH, sl tropicalised gum, perf separation vert at base. SG 168 cat £3510 for singles, plus premium for blk, ACSC 191 cat $5400+, retail $4000+ as singles. (P)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
A$
1142
1937-49 KGVI 3d blue Die I 'white wattles' marginal blk of 10. VF fresh MUH. SG 168a cat £1700, ACSC 190 cat $4000. Retail $3500. (P)
  A$1000
(US$780)
(€660)
(£580)
  A$1300
(US$1014)
(€858)
(£754)
A$
1143
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die IA. VF fresh MUH. SG 168b cat £150. ACSC 192 cat $400. (P)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
1144
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die IA. VF fresh MUH. SG 168b cat £150. ACSC 192 cat $275 (P)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1145
1937-39 KGVI 3d blue Die III LL cnr Ash imprint blk of 16 (4x4) with evidence of ink-stripping in lower 2 rows. LL stamp VFM, others VF MUH. ACSC 195/195z cat $920. (P)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
  A$300
(US$234)
(€198)
(£174)
A$
1146
1937-49 Lyrebird 1/- perf 15x14, cnr vertical strip of 3 with part Ash imprint showing extra perfs at left resulting in partial 'double horiz perfs on all. VF fresh 1MLH/2MUH. SG 192(var), ACSC 209bb cat $1300+. Possibly the only imprint with double perfs. (P)
  A$350
(US$273)
(€231)
(£203)
  A$450
(US$351)
(€297)
(£261)
A$
1147
1938 NSW Sesqui 2d plate no.1 UL cnr blk of 4. VF fresh 2MLH/2MUH. SG 193. ACSC 175z cat $600. (P)
  A$220
(US$172)
(€145)
(£128)
  A$350
(US$273)
(€231)
(£203)
A$
1148
1938 NSW Sesqui 2d variety 'pantaloon flaw on left soldier retouched'. FU. ACSC 175fa cat $200. (P)
  A$70
(US$55)
(€46)
(£41)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1149
1940 AIF 3d blue, UL cnr blk of 4 showing portion of Plate No 2, F-VF MLH, minor traces of toning of reverse. SG 198(var), ACSC 220zb cat $7500. Only one plate no.2 blk recorded. (P)
  A$2000
(US$1560)
(€1320)
(£1160)
  A$3000
(US$2340)
(€1980)
(£1740)
A$
1150
1942-50 Queen 1½d green, LL cnr Authority imprint pr, error 'largely IMPERF at left & partly at base' due to pre-printing paper fold. Superb fresh MUH. SG 204(var), ACSC 226ba, zc(blk) $2000+ Spectacular! This being the basis for the ACSC listing & illustrated on page 140. (P)
  A$2000
(US$1560)
(€1320)
(£1160)
  A$2500
(US$1950)
(€1650)
(£1450)
A$
1151
1942-50 Queen 1½d green left marg blk of 8, error misplaced perfs. VF fresh MLH/7MUH. SG 20(var), ACSC 225bb cat $2500. Spectacular. (P)
  A$1100
(US$858)
(€726)
(£638)
  A$1500
(US$1170)
(€990)
(£870)
A$
1152
1942-50 Emu 5½d blk of 4 error DOUBLE perfs at left. VF M/MLH. SG 208(var), ACSC 232b cat $350. This item was the basis for the ACSC listing & is illustrated on pg 156. (P)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
A$
1153
1942-50 Emu 5½d, LR cnr blk of 15, error misplaced perfs. VF fresh MUH. SG 208(var), ACSC 232bb cat $4125. Believed to be the largest known multiple. (P)
  A$1800
(US$1404)
(€1188)
(£1044)
  A$2500
(US$1950)
(€1650)
(£1450)
A$
1154
1946 Peace 2½d carmine NO WMK. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 236a cat $175. SG 213(var). Scarce unissued printing. (P)
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1155
1946 Peace 2½d carmine NO WMK. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 236a cat $175. SG 213(var). Scarce unissued printing. (P)
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1156
1946 Peace 2½d carmine NO WMK. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 236a cat $175. SG 213(var). Scarce unissued printing. (P)
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1157
1947-52 Princess Elizabeth 1d no wmk imprint blk of 4, variety diag white line due to pre-printing paper fold through neck & face. VF fresh 2M/2MUH. SG 222a(var). ACSC 246zd(var). Spectacular. (P)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
1158
1948-56 Koala 4d No wmk gutter blk of 8 showing 18mm 'plate fracture' below R10/2. VF fresh MUH. SG 230a(var), ACSC 199zc cat $750+ & under-catalogued. Very rare. (P)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
  A$700
(US$546)
(€462)
(£406)
A$
1159
1950 Stamp Centenary 2½d se-tenant pr, IMPERF DIE PROOF with large margins in its original sunken mount, with CBA Note Printing Branch cachet in violet on reverse. F-VF. ACSC 278/aDP(1) cat $5000. Only 8 made & extremely rare specialist item. (P)
  A$1900
(US$1482)
(€1254)
(£1102)
  A$2900
(US$2262)
(€1914)
(£1682)
A$
1160
1951-52 KGV 3½d brown-purple blk of 4, variety 'misplaced perfs'. VF fresh 2MLH/2MUH. SG 247(var), ACSC 253bb cat $1750. Spectacular & extremely rare. This blk the basis of listing & illustrated on page 192. (P)
  A$900
(US$702)
(€594)
(£522)
  A$1300
(US$1014)
(€858)
(£754)
A$
1161
1951-52 KGVI 3½d brown-purple IMPERF DIE PROOF in its original sunken mount, with CBA Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse. VF. ACSC 253DP(1) cat $3500. Only 8 made. (P)
  A$1400
(US$1092)
(€924)
(£812)
  A$1800
(US$1404)
(€1188)
(£1044)
A$
1162
1951-52 KGVI 4½d scarlet IMPERF DIE PROOF in its original sunken mount with CBA Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse. VF. ACSC 254DP(1) cat $3500. Only 8 made. (P)
  A$1400
(US$1092)
(€924)
(£812)
  A$1800
(US$1404)
(€1188)
(£1044)
A$
1163
1951-52 KGVI 6½d brown IMPERF DIE PROOF in its original sunken mount with CBA Note Printing cachet on reverse. VF. ACSC 255DP(1) cat $3500. Only 8 made. (P)
  A$1400
(US$1092)
(€924)
(£812)
  A$1800
(US$1404)
(€1188)
(£1044)
A$
1164
1951 Gold & Responsible Government Centenaries 3d se-tenant pr IMPERF Die PROOF with large margins in its original card holder with CBA Note Printing Branch cachet in violet on reverse. Only 8 made, 7 of which are numbered, 2 of which are now in the Royal collection & Australia Post archival coll'n. This proof numbered 21 was presented to Sir G Chippendall, Director General of the PMG Department. VF fresh as printed. ACSC 284/5 DP(1) cat $5000. Extremely rare specialist item. (P)
  A$2500
(US$1950)
(€1650)
(£1450)
  A$3500
(US$2730)
(€2310)
(£2030)
A$
1165
1952 Aborigine 2/6, error wmk sideways INVERTED (crown pointing right from front of stamp), with normal for comparison. VF fresh MUH, pristine original gum. Only small number U are recorded & 1 mint example (which was offered for sale by a Melbourne dealer in 2011 for $15,000), plus there was a MUH cnr blk of 4 which has now been split & from which this stamp comes. ACSC 265a, SG 253aw cat £5000+. Important inverted wmk error & certificate can be obtained on request. In auction 294 we sold the cnr margin example from the same blk for $8150. (P)
  A$3000
(US$2340)
(€1980)
(£1740)
  A$5000
(US$3900)
(€3300)
(£2900)
A$
1166
1952 Scout 3½ pr on official PO Publicity card. Cnr tape stains. SG 254, ACSC 287x cat $200.
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
A$
1167
1953 PO SPECIMEN folder with current defs (22) to 5/- CTO, Arms 10/-, £1, £2 opt SPECIMEN MUH. (25) (P)
  A$275
(US$215)
(€182)
(£160)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
A$
1168
1954 WA Stamp Centenary 3½d blk of 4 on official PO Publicity Card. VF. SG 277, ACSC 313x cat $200. Popular bird thematic.
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
  A$160
(US$125)
(€106)
(£93)
A$
1169
1955 Rotary 3½d IMPERF DIE PROOF with large margins in its original sunken mount, with CBA Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse, dated & initialled, numbered '24' HL Anthony - Postmaster General. VF. ACSC 318DP(1) cat $4000. Only ten made, this being the first we have offered. An example sold for $4370 in 2012 at a Melbourne auction. Very popular thematic. (P)
  A$2400
(US$1872)
(€1584)
(£1392)
  A$3400
(US$2652)
(€2244)
(£1972)
A$
1170
1957 Flying Doctor 7d, variety full offset on gummed side! VF fresh MUH. SG 297 var, ACSC 337c cat $750. (P)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$600
(US$468)
(€396)
(£348)
A$
1171
1957 PO SPECIMEN folder with set of 20 Def/Pics currently on issue to 5/- Arms, inc 1957 7d Flying Doctor & Zoologicals ½d, 6d, 9d, 1/- CofA wmk, 1/6 Airmail, 2/- Croc, 2/6 Aborigine & 1954 QEII set of 5 to 1/7. All fresh CTO with Dec 1957 GPO Melbourne cds plus Arms 1/-, £1, £2 opt SPECIMEN. Comp 'dated' original SPECIMEN folders now virtually impossible to find!! (23). (P)
  A$275
(US$215)
(€182)
(£160)
  A$350
(US$273)
(€231)
(£203)
A$
1172
1958 Broken Hill 4d, 1960 Girl Guides 5d, both aniline ink with full design clearly showing through the paper, appearing as a comp OFF-SET on reverse. VF fresh MUH. SG 305, 334(var).(2).
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
A$
1173
1959 Christmas 5d blk of 4 on official PO Publicity card. VF apart from sl stain at LL. SG 333, ACSC 376x cat $200.
  A$70
(US$55)
(€46)
(£41)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
1174
1960 Girl Guides 5d aniline with full design clearly visible through the paper, appearing as a comp OFF-SET on reverse. Blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 334(var). (4). (P)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
A$
1175
1960 Centenary of Northern Territory Exploration 5d full sheet of 120 with error perfs misplaced 3mm left. VF fresh MUH. SG 335(var), ACSC 378bb cat $100 ea = $12,000 as singles, retail similar, & should be even more as full sheet. Extremely rare, only 3 or 4 sheets issued, this being the only known full sheet. (P)
  A$2000
(US$1560)
(€1320)
(£1160)
  A$4000
(US$3120)
(€2640)
(£2320)
A$
1176
1963 Royal Visit 5d & 2/3 prs on official PO Publicity card. Minor blemishes with aging at top. SG 348-49, ACSC 393x cat $250.
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
1177
1964-5 Birds 9d, 1/6 & 2/5 on official PO publicity card. Superb fresh. SG 364-5 & 7, ACSC 419x cat $500. Rare & attractive. (P)
  A$350
(US$273)
(€231)
(£203)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
A$
1178
1965 ITU 5d blk of 4 on official PO publicity card. F-VF. SG 376, ACSC 429x cat $200.
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
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