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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - OTHER PRE-DECIMAL
Lot
Description
Status
1401
1903 Arms of Australia 5d black, collotype essay on thin card, saw-tooth roulette 14 by Mr Ames inscribed 'Commonwealth of Australia' at top & 'South Australia' at base. Superb fresh UN. ACSC E23 cat $3000 & greatly under-catalogued compared to other essays. Great rarity with only 2 recorded -the example in the Arthur Gray collection had faults & still sold for US$4250+. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
1402
1913 KGV 1d Red engraved Plate 1 lower part sheet of 96 inc imprints at base & sides with ACSC varieties i, j, k, l, n, o, p & q. Separations, VF fresh MUH. SG 17 cat £408 as singles, should be at least £816 MUH. ACSC 59 cat $2900 for intact imprint & all varieties MUH, another $950 for side imprints. Total $3850. (96)
 SOLD at A$500
1403
1914 Kookaburra 6d Engraved. Superb fresh MUH, excellent centring. SG 19 cat £75 for M, should be at least double, £150 MUH. ACSC 60 cat $250+. (P)
 SOLD at A$150
1404
1919 England-Australia special 'Ross Smith' airmail stamp, tied to piece by the special oval cancel 26 FEB 1920, another strike at left, plus faint 3-line Vickers Vimy cachet. VFU. Yvert PA1. Frommer U23, AAMC 27c cat $3000+ in 2010 as loose stamp. Important rarity & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
1405
1927 Canberra 1½d plate no 12 UL cnr blk of 4. F-VF MUH. ACSC 132zk cat $750. Very scarce especially as MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1406
1927 Canberra 1½d brownish-lake, plate 6, comp sheet of 80 with variety 'flaw in top of A in Australia' (pos 39). Couple of minor tones. ACSC 132(6)g(var) cat $300+ as singles, plus premium for sheet.
 SOLD at A$300
1407
1928 Kookaburra 3d blue M/sheet. VFU, 'GPO Melbourne 24 MR 31' cds, sl aging on back. SG 106a cat £200. ACSC 133MS cat $450. (P)
 SOLD at A$140
1408
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.
 SOLD at A$6500
1409
1930 Sturt 1½d red, Plate No 1 full sheet of 120. Mostly VF MUH, odd tones. SG 117 cat £150 as M singles, should be at least double, £300 MUH. ACSC 139 cat $620 as imprint/plate blks & singles.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1410
1930 Lord Howe Island provisional Sturt 1½d with m/s '2d paid PM LHI', due to lack of 2d stamps after postal rates changed in August. Superb fresh MUH. ACSC 139c, SG 117(var) footnote cat £750 for M, should be at least £1500 MUH. Very rare genuine MUH. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
1411
1930 Lord Howe Island provisional Sturt 1½d with m/s '2d paid PM LHI' tied to cover by 'Lord Howe Island 15 SP 1930' cds. Provisional made due to lack of 2d stamps after postal rates changed in August. ACSC 139c, SG 117(var) footnote cat £750 as loose stamp & should be at least double, on cover, so £1500. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1100
1412
1931 OS Opt Kingsford Smith set 2d & 3d. VF fresh MUH. SG O123-4 cat £360, should be at least £720 MUH. ACSC 141-2(OS) cat $1175. Rare genuine MUH & certificate can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1413
1931 OS opt Kingsford Smith set 2d & 3d. F-VF fresh MLH, SG O123-4 cat £360, ACSC 141-2(OS) cat $600. Scarce & genuine set & certificate can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
1414
1932 Bridge 2d red engraved full sheet of 80 inc imprint & plate number 2 dots at right. VF MUH. SG 141 cat £560 as M singles, should be at least double, £1120 MUH. ACSC 146 cat $1520 as plate/imprint blks & singles. Rare sheet. (P)
 SOLD at A$850
1415
1932 Bridge 5/-. Superb fresh MUH, excellent centring. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500, retail above that for such a nice example (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1416
1932 Bridge 5/-. VF fresh MUH. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1417
1932 Bridge 5/- green. VF 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)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1418
1932 Bridge 5/-, VF MLH, SG 143 cat £425. ACC 148 cat $550. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1419
1932 Bridge 5/- bottom margin single with near full imprint. VF MLH. SG 143 cat £425+. ACSC cat $550+. (P)
 SOLD at A$350
1420
1932 Bridge 5/-. W/C, VFM, suntanned gum. SG 143 cat £425. ACSC 148 cat $550. Retail similar. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1421
1932 Bridge 5/- with fancy F perfin for Farmer & Co. Crisp Sydney Chief Parcel Post pmk. FU, much nicer than normally seen with very few private perfins in the 5/- Bridge recorded. (P)
 SOLD at A$450
1422
1932 Bridge 5/-. VF postally U. SG 143. ACSC 148 cat $500, retail similar. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1423
1934 Vic Cent 2d perf 10½ on Cowan paper, comp sheet of 80 inc Ash imprint. Cpl mnr gum wrinkles o/w Superb fresh MUH. ACSC 151A, Az(var) cat $650 as separate stamps. (80)
 SOLD at A$220
1424
1934 Vic Centenary set 2d, 3d, 1/- Ash imprint blks of 4, perf 10½ inc 2d both Cowan & Wiggins Teape papers. F-VF M/MUH, sl sun-tanned. ACSC cat $540. (16) (P)
 SOLD at A$170
1425
1934 Vic Centenary set 2d, 3d, 1/- Ash imprint blks of 4, perf 11½. VF 2M/2MUH. W/C, a neat matching set. ACSC cat $660 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
1426
1934 Macarthur 2d carmine comp sheet of 80 inc Ash imprint. Odd minor tone spots on a cpl of stamps o/w VF fresh MUH. ACSC 157, 157A cat $650. Scarce sheet.
 SOLD at A$425
1427
1934 Macarthur 3d blue lower half sheet of 40 inc Ash imprint. Some spotting throughout leaving 30 stamps fresh MUH. ACSC 159, 159w cat $700+.
 SOLD at A$120
1428
1935 ANZAC 2d plate 1 (UR) comp sheet of 96 inc Ash imprint, 2 mnr selvedge repairs, VF MUH, lightly sun-tanned gum. ACSC 164za,zl cat $500.
 SOLD at A$300
1429
1935 KGV Silver Jubilee 2d plate 4 (LR) comp sheet of 80. Minor aging affecting 2 stamps at left o/w Superb fresh MUH, ACSC 166zl, 166(4)zc cat $450. 3d Blue plate 1 (UR) comp sheet with variety 'colour dash in front of 1910', some light toning through central gutter, o/w VF MUH. ACSC 167f,za,zd cat $850+. 2 Scarce sheets, total ACSC cat $1300. (2 sheets
 SOLD at A$725
1430
1936 Cable 2d, 3d set in comp sheets of 80 with matching plate no.1 LR cnrs. 2d with variety 'coloured flaw left of headland at Stanley'' (pos R40). 3d With 'weak entry under PO of Postage at left' (Pos R39) ACSC 169-170/zc. Superb fresh MUH, total cat $1900 inc both Ash imprint/plate numbers. (2 sheets)
 SOLD at A$850
1431
1936 South Australia Centenary 2d comp sheet of 80 inc Ash imprint. LR cnr stamp lightly faded, Superb fresh MUH. ACSC 171z cat $400. Scarce sheet.
 SOLD at A$250
1432
1937-40s Postmaster-General's Department SPECIMEN folder with full contents of Robes set 10/- & £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN (£1 is dull blue from Ash printing with grey-black opt). Plus the set of lower values as then current inc Hermes 1/6, Kangaroo 2/- & Robes 5/- all CTO with UH gum. The 2 opts superb fresh MUH. SG 177-78s cat £835+. ACSC 214x & 216Ax cat $1500+. Only 2860 of £1 printed of all 3 stamp/opt shades together, & rarely seen still in intact original folder. Rare genuine MUH & certificate for the £1 can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1433
1937 KGVI 3d Blue Die I, left marginal blk of 12 (6x2). F-VF MUH, sl tropicalised gum. SG 168 cat £780 as singles, ACSC 191 cat $1200 as singles. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1434
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die 1 'white wattles'. VF fresh MUH. SG 168a cat £170. ACSC 190 cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1435
1937 Lyrebird 1/- perf 13½x14 Ash 42.5mm imprint blk of 4. Fresh MLH/MUH. ACSC 208zc cat $400. SG 174 cat £200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1436
1938 KGVI Robes £1 bluish-slate, thick paper Ash imprint blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 178 cat £280 as singles, ACSC 216z cat $750 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1437
1937 KGVI 2d red Die II Plate 3 w/o dots, upper gutter blk of 4. VF fresh fully MUH. SG 184(var), ACSC 188zb cat $2500. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
1438
1937 NSW Sesquicentenary 2d (cnr imprint) & 3d (centre imprint) comp sheets of 80. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 175Azf, 176zb cat $1100. (2 sheets).
 SOLD at A$850
1439
1938 Robes 10/- thin paper on OHMS Thompson typed address FDC with 'GPO Sydney 130/17 NO 48' cds. Superb fresh. SG 177a, ACSC 215y cat $7500. Major rarity as only 2 FDC recorded as per ACSC footnote. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$4500
1440
1938 Robes set 5/-, 10/-, £1 Thick paper, Ash imprint blks of 4. 2MLH/2MUH, gum toned, not visible from front, visually attractive. ACSC cat $740. (12) (P)
 SOLD at A$150
1441
1938 Robes set 10/- & £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN, £1 is deep slate-blue from McCracken printing with black opt. Superb fresh MUH. SG 177-78s cat £835+. ACSC 214x & 216Bx cat $1500+. Only 2860 of £1 printed of all 3 stamp/opt shades together, with only fraction being the McCracken. Rare genuine MUH & certificate can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$850
1442
1938 Robes set 10/- & £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN, £1 is dull blue from Ash printing with blue-black opt. Superb fresh MUH. SG 177-78s cat £835+. ACSC 214x & 216Ax cat $1500+. Only 2860 of £1 printed of all 3 stamp/opt shades together. Rare genuine MUH & certificate can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$750
1443
1938 Robes 10/- & £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN, £1 deep slate-blue from McCracken printing with black opt. Fresh MLH, £1 cpl perf tips added at top. SG 177-8s cat £835. ACSC 214x & 216Bx cat $780. Total of 2860 printed & only small fraction of £1 specimens are McCracken printing. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$200
1444
1938 Robes 10/- & £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN, £1 dull blue from Ash printing with grey-black opt. F-VF M, toned gum. SG 177-8s cat £835. ACSC 214x & 216Ax cat $780. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1445
1938 Robes 10/- & £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN, £1 dull blue from Ash printing with blue-black opt. VF fresh M , traces of cds at UR or LL cnrs applied in error for Specimen sets. Scarce thus. SG 177-8s(var) cat £835. ACSC 214x & 216Ax(var) cat $1500 -both for w/o the cds. Certificate can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$375
1446
1938 Robes £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN (£1 dull blue from Ash printing with blue-black opt). VF MLH. SG 178s cat £800, ACSC 216Ax cat $750. Scarce genuine example & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
1447
1938 Robes £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN with all-over black opt ink smudge due to printing equipment malfunction (£1 deep slate from McCracken printing with black opt). VF UN. SG 178s(var) cat £800, ACSC 216x(var) cat $1500 - both for normal. Spectacular printing error. Genuine opt. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1448
1942 Queen 1½d green, LL cnr Authority imprint pr, error 'largely IMPERF at left & partly at base' due to pre-perfing 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)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
1449
1942-50 KGVI 2½d red left marginal blk of 30 (3x10) with margins 3 sides & imprint, variety double perfs on all 10 of 1st column. Stamps VF MUH. SG 206(var). ACSC 230bc cat $2000 for the 10 double perfs, premium for blk & imprint. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
1450
1942-50 KGVI 3½d blue with varieties inc 'white face' blk of 4, thin paper blk of 4, imprint blk of 4, across gutter blk of 30 etc. VF M/MUH. SG 207. ACSC 231/a/c/zg cat $1400. (53) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1451
1947 Newcastle Anniv 2½d Shortland, error IMPERF vertically on top pr of top marginal blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 219(var). ACSC 242ba cat $3500+ for pr alone, plus premium for positional blk. Extremely rare & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
1452
1948-56 Kangaroo ½d dull yellow-orange no wmk coil perf -the so-called 'mellow yellow'. VF MUH plus normal to compare. SG 228(var), ACSC 180C cat $200. Only 1 sheet known. 1997 Brusden-White photo-cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$120
1453
1949 Arms £1 blue, blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 224c cat £168, ACSC 270 cat $240. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1454
1950 Stamp Centenary 2½d pr in blk of 40 (4x 10) with pre-printing paper wrinkle causing void white line through lower 7 rows. VF fresh MUH. SG 239-40(var). ACSC 278-9(var). Unique blk.
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1455
1953 PO Specimen folder with current Def stamps from ½d Kangaroos to 2/6 Aborigine & Arms 5/- CTO plus Arms 10/- to £2 opt SPECIMEN. VF MUH/CTO with general no c.7191/50 on front cover. Very scarce. (24) (P)
 SOLD at A$210
1456
1959 Flower 2/3 yellow paper variety 'oblique line through right side of first T of Wattle', plus Platypus 1/- on Royal FDC tied 'Carnegie 9 SE 56' cds. VF. SG 319, 324(var), ACSC 368f cat $400 as loose stamps, should be x5 = $2000 on cover. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1457
1964 Navigator set 7/6 to £2 opt SPECIMEN VF MUH. SG 357-60s cat £475. ACSC $600. (4). (P)
 SOLD at A$425
1458
1964 Navigators set 7/6-£2 opt SPECIMEN, 10/- & £1 are white paper, £2 with opt at LR. VF fresh MUH. SG 357-60s(var) cat £475+, ACSC 406x, 407xb, 408xb & 409xb cat $800. (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1459
1964 Navigators set 7/6-£2 opt SPECIMEN (10/- both cream & white paper). M, sl gum tones, 7/6 & 10/- white UN. SG 357-60s cat approx £600. (5) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1460
1964 Cook 7/6 sheet of 80. Fresh MUH. SG 357 cat £1520++ as singles plus premium for rare sheet. (P)
 SOLD at A$575
1461
1965 Hargrave 5d, error purple (value) OMITTED, normal to compare. VF fresh MUH. ACSC 433c cat $600. SG 379a cat £500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
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