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1121
1901-02 Composite Essay (85x97mm) by E.T. Luke of 1d in ultramarine on thin glazed paper depicting within map of Australia a Harbour scene, Parliament House, Mustering scene & Pastoral scene. ACSC E117ba cat $6000. Attractive setennant essay. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$2700
(US$1998)
(€1701)
(£1512)
  A$3700
(US$2738)
(€2331)
(£2072)
A$
1122
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 known -example in Arthur Gray collection had faults & still sold for US$4250+. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$2000
(US$1480)
(€1260)
(£1120)
  A$4000
(US$2960)
(€2520)
(£2240)
A$
1123
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$370)
(€315)
(£280)
  A$1000
(US$740)
(€630)
(£560)
A$
1124
1914 Kookaburra 6d Engraved Plate 1 (part imprint) blk of 4. Stamps unusually W/C. Fresh MUH. ACSC 60z cat $3750 for blk of 8. (P)
  A$800
(US$592)
(€504)
(£448)
  A$1000
(US$740)
(€630)
(£560)
A$
1125
1928 Kookaburra 3d M/S upper marginal MUH. Lightly sun-tanned gum. SG 106A cat £120 for M, should be at least double, £240 MUH. ACSC 133MS cat $375. (P)
  A$120
(US$89)
(€76)
(£67)
  A$160
(US$118)
(€101)
(£90)
A$
1126
1928 Kookaburra 3d M/S. W/C, VF MUH from the centre of the sheet perf all round. Scarce in this format. SG MS106A. ACSC 13MS cat $375. (P)
  A$160
(US$118)
(€101)
(£90)
  A$220
(US$163)
(€139)
(£123)
A$
1127
1928 Kookaburra 3d M/S. W/C, VF CTO with red exhibition pmk & full UH gum. ACSC 133MS w cat $450. (P)
  A$180
(US$133)
(€113)
(£101)
  A$250
(US$185)
(€158)
(£140)
A$
1128
1931 Kingsford Smith OS opt set 2d & 3d. VF fresh M. SG O123-24 cat £360. ACSC 141-42(OS) cat $475. Scarce genuine set! Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$230
(US$170)
(€145)
(£129)
  A$300
(US$222)
(€189)
(£168)
A$
1129
1931 Kingsford-Smith OS opt set 2d & 3d 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$296)
(€252)
(£224)
  A$600
(US$444)
(€378)
(£336)
A$
1130
1932 Bridge set 2d, 3d opt OS, Ash imprint blks of 4. VF MUH, 3d 2 stamps minor tones. ACSC cat $425. (8) (P)
  A$120
(US$89)
(€76)
(£67)
  A$180
(US$133)
(€113)
(£101)
A$
1131
1932 Lyrebird 1/- green, Ash imprint blk of 4. VF fresh 2 MLH/2MUH. ACSC 145 Aza cat $450. (P)
  A$220
(US$163)
(€139)
(£123)
  A$300
(US$222)
(€189)
(£168)
A$
1132
1932 Lyrebird 1/- opt OS. W/C, VF MUH. ACSC 145(OS)A cat $125. (P)
  A$60
(US$44)
(€38)
(£34)
  A$80
(US$59)
(€50)
(£45)
A$
1133
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$592)
(€504)
(£448)
  A$1000
(US$740)
(€630)
(£560)
A$
1134
1932 Bridge 5/-. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
  A$700
(US$518)
(€441)
(£392)
  A$1000
(US$740)
(€630)
(£560)
A$
1135
1932 Bridge 5/- bottom marginal with imprint. Superb MLH. SG 143 cat £425+. ACSC 148 cat $550+. (imprint strip of 3 cat $3750) (P)
  A$400
(US$296)
(€252)
(£224)
  A$700
(US$518)
(€441)
(£392)
A$
1136
1932 Bridge 5/-. VFM. SG 143 cat £425. ACSC 148 cat $550 (P)
  A$300
(US$222)
(€189)
(£168)
  A$400
(US$296)
(€252)
(£224)
A$
1137
1932 Bridge 5/-, MLH, small gum thin upper perfs. VF appearance. SG 143 cat £425. ACSC 148 cat $550. (P)
  A$170
(US$126)
(€107)
(£95)
  A$220
(US$163)
(€139)
(£123)
A$
1138
1932 Bridge 5/-. F-VF U. SG 143. ACSC 148 cat $500. (P)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
  A$200
(US$148)
(€126)
(£112)
A$
1139
1932 Bridge 5/-. W/C Fresh CTO with gum. SG 143 cat £200. ACSC 148w cat $300. (P)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
  A$180
(US$133)
(€113)
(£101)
A$
1140
1932 Bridge 5/-. VFU, large oval Parcel Post pmk. SG 143 cat £200, ACSC 148 cat $300. (P)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
  A$200
(US$148)
(€126)
(£112)
A$
1141
1932 Bridge set 2d (both) to 5/-. Mostly FU, 5/- tiny paper inclusion. SG 141-4 cat £200. ACSC 146-9 cat $514. (4). (P)
  A$100
(US$74)
(€63)
(£56)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
A$
1142
1932 KGV 2d Red Postal Forgery typographed on no wmk paper, perf 11. VF fresh MUH with official M/S line as almost all Mint have to invalidate them. These postal forgeries were used to mail out 'Irish Sweepstakes' tickets -which were also forgeries! SG footnote cat £400 for M, should be at least double, £800 MUH. ACSC 103CC cat $1500. Rare specialist item & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$900
(US$666)
(€567)
(£504)
  A$1200
(US$888)
(€756)
(£672)
A$
1143
1934 Vic Centenary set 2d, 3d, 1/- perf 10½. VF MUH. ACSC 151-53 cat $130. (3)
  A$60
(US$44)
(€38)
(£34)
  A$80
(US$59)
(€50)
(£45)
A$
1144
1934 Vic Centenary set 2d, 3d, 1/- perf 10½ imprint blks of 4 inc 2d both Cowan & Wiggins Teape papers. W/C superb fresh MUH. ACSC cat $885. Rarely seen so fine! (4 blks). (P)
  A$500
(US$370)
(€315)
(£280)
  A$600
(US$444)
(€378)
(£336)
A$
1145
1934 Macarthur set 2d to 9d inc 2d both Light & Dark Hills. W/C Fresh MUH. SG 150-152 cat M £80, should be at least double, £160 MUH. ACSC 157-60 cat $160. (4)
  A$80
(US$59)
(€50)
(£45)
  A$100
(US$74)
(€63)
(£56)
A$
1146
1934 Macarthur set 2d-9d inc 2d 'dark hills' Ash imprint blks of 4. VF MLH/MUH. ACSC cat $640. (16) (P)
  A$300
(US$222)
(€189)
(£168)
  A$400
(US$296)
(€252)
(£224)
A$
1147
1935 ANZAC set 2d, 1/- Ash imprint blk of 4. VF fresh MLH. ACSC cat $500. (P)
  A$200
(US$148)
(€126)
(£112)
  A$275
(US$204)
(€173)
(£154)
A$
1148
1935 ANZAC 1/- comb perf 13½x12½, instead of line perf 11. Superb fresh MUH with pristine never hinged original gum. ACSC 165PP cat $2500++. SG 155(p) cat £1600 for M, should be at least £3200 MUH. Very rare as only 1 sheet existed. RPSV photo cert. (P)
  A$1700
(US$1258)
(€1071)
(£952)
  A$2500
(US$1850)
(€1575)
(£1400)
A$
1149
1935 KGV SJ set 2d, 3d, 2/- Ash imprint blks of 4. Superb fresh MUH with crisp white gum. Now not often seen in such pristine condition. ACSC cat $750. (P)
  A$400
(US$296)
(€252)
(£224)
  A$550
(US$407)
(€347)
(£308)
A$
1150
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)
  A$200
(US$148)
(€126)
(£112)
  A$300
(US$222)
(€189)
(£168)
A$
1151
1937 KGVI 3d Blue Die 1 'white wattles'. W/C, VF fresh MUH. Scarce this nice. SG 168a cat £170. ACSC 190 cat $400. (P)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
  A$200
(US$148)
(€126)
(£112)
A$
1152
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die l 'white wattles', Robes thick paper 5/- & 10/-. 5/- M plus KGVI 3d blue Die I & Die II & 10/- Robes thin paper MUH. Mostly F-VF. SG 168, 168a, 176-7, 177a cat £448. ACSC 190, 191, 193, 212 & 214-15 cat $462. (5). (P)
  A$120
(US$89)
(€76)
(£67)
  A$200
(US$148)
(€126)
(£112)
A$
1153
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die IA. VF MUH. SG 168b cat £150. ACSC 192 cat $400. (P)
  A$100
(US$74)
(€63)
(£56)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
A$
1154
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die IA. VF MUH. SG 168b cat £150. ACSC 192 cat $400. (P)
  A$80
(US$59)
(€50)
(£45)
  A$120
(US$89)
(€76)
(£67)
A$
1155
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die IA. VF fresh MUH. SG 168b cat £150. ACSC 192 cat $400. (P)
  A$90
(US$67)
(€57)
(£50)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
A$
1156
1937 KGVI 1/4 Magenta, UR stamp variety 'cigarette flaw on King's cheek'. Ash imprint blk of 4. Superb fresh MUH. Major KGVI rarity! ACSC 211fzb cat $2500. (P)
  A$1200
(US$888)
(€756)
(£672)
  A$1600
(US$1184)
(€1008)
(£896)
A$
1157
1938 Robes set of 5/-, 10/-, £1 thick-paper imprint blks of 4. W/C. Superb fresh MUH. ACSC cat $1200. (P)
  A$500
(US$370)
(€315)
(£280)
  A$750
(US$555)
(€473)
(£420)
A$
1158
1938 Robes set 5/-, 10/-, £1 thick paper. W/C, VF MUH. ACSC cat $200. (P)
  A$100
(US$74)
(€63)
(£56)
  A$130
(US$96)
(€82)
(£73)
A$
1159
1938 Robes set 5/-, 10/-, £1 thin paper. Superb w/c fresh MLH with hard to see hinge marks. SG 176a-78a cat £125. ACSC cat $160. (P)
  A$75
(US$56)
(€47)
(£42)
  A$100
(US$74)
(€63)
(£56)
A$
1160
1938 Robes set 5/-, 10/-, £1 Thin paper. Superb W/C CTO, 10/-, £1 still with UH gum. SG 176a-78a cat £95. ACSC cat $160 as U, plus premium for CTO. (P)
  A$90
(US$67)
(€57)
(£50)
  A$120
(US$89)
(€76)
(£67)
A$
1161
1938 Robes set 10/- & £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN, £1 is Ash dull blue printing with blue-black opt. VF MUH. SG 177-8s cat £835. ACSC 214x & 216Ax cat $1500. Only 2860 of £1 printed. Rare genuine, certificate can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
  A$600
(US$444)
(€378)
(£336)
  A$900
(US$666)
(€567)
(£504)
A$
1162
1938 Robes £1 dull-blue thick paper opt SPECIMEN (Ash printing). FM, regummed. SG 178s cat £800. ACSC 216ax. 2002 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
  A$250
(US$185)
(€158)
(£140)
A$
1163
1938 Robes £1 thick paper, left marginal blk of 4. Bold 'GPO Sydney' cds. SG 178 cat £140. Scarce blk. (P)
  A$75
(US$56)
(€47)
(£42)
  A$100
(US$74)
(€63)
(£56)
A$
1164
1938 NSW Sesqui set 2d, 3d, 9d Ash imprint blks of 4, 3d cpl minor tones, 9d with ACSC variety 'rollerflaw over UST of Australia'. Mostly fresh MUH. ACSC cat $460. (P)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
  A$200
(US$148)
(€126)
(£112)
A$
1165
1940 AIF set 1d, 2d, 3d, 6d McCracken imprint blks of 4. Superb fresh MUH with crisp white gum. SG 196-99 cat £250. ACSC cat $360. (16) (P)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
  A$200
(US$148)
(€126)
(£112)
A$
1166
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 the basis for ACSC listing & illustrated pg 140. (P)
  A$2000
(US$1480)
(€1260)
(£1120)
  A$2500
(US$1850)
(€1575)
(£1400)
A$
1167
1946 Peace set 2½d, 3½d & 5½ imperf DIE PROOFS, ea in original sunken mounts & affixed to individual blue-green folders, CBA Note printing cachets on reverse of folders, initialled & numbered for Sir G Chippendall, Assistant Director-General of the PMG. ACSC 236- 38DP(1) cat $15,000. Only 5 sets made & this one of the three that is numbered. (3) (P)
  A$7000
(US$5180)
(€4410)
(£3920)
  A$10000
(US$7400)
(€6300)
(£5600)
A$
1168
1948 Von Mueller 2½d green presentation sunken Die Proof, CBA cachet on reverse, '52/25.8.48' (attributed to Cameron - Postmaster General). ACSC 273DP(1) cat $3500. Only 8 prepared. (P)
  A$1500
(US$1110)
(€945)
(£840)
  A$2500
(US$1850)
(€1575)
(£1400)
A$
1169
1949 Arms set 10/- to £2 opt SPECMEN. F-VF MUH. SG 224b-ds cat £160. ACSC 269-71x cat $275. (3) (P)
  A$100
(US$74)
(€63)
(£56)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
A$
1170
1949 Arms set 5/-, 10/-, £1, £2 imprint blks of 4. Sm natural paper inclusion in selvedge of £2. Couple of 10/- with tiny tones, o/w stamps VF MUH. Neat well-matched set. ACSC cat $1750. (16) (P)
  A$550
(US$407)
(€347)
(£308)
  A$750
(US$555)
(€473)
(£420)
A$
1171
1950-52 KGVI 2½d scarlet presentation sunken Die Proof, CBA cachet on reverse, '19/22.2.50' (HL Anthony - Postmaster General, some staining mainly on card. ACSC 249DP(1) cat $3000. Only 8 proofs prepared. (P)
  A$800
(US$592)
(€504)
(£448)
  A$1200
(US$888)
(€756)
(£672)
A$
1172
1950-52 KGVI 3d scarlet presentation sunken Die Proof, CBA cachet on reverse, '8/10.1.1.51' (Sir D Lindsay - Stamp Advisory Committee). ACSC 251DP(1) cat $3000. Only 8 proofs prepared. (P)
  A$1500
(US$1110)
(€945)
(£840)
  A$2500
(US$1850)
(€1575)
(£1400)
A$
1173
1950-52 Queen Mother 1½d green presentation sunken Die Proof, CBA cachet on reverse, '27/20.4.50' (Sir D Lindsay - Stamp Advisory Committee). ACSC 247DP(1) cat $3500. Only 8 proofs prepared. (P)
  A$1500
(US$1110)
(€945)
(£840)
  A$2500
(US$1850)
(€1575)
(£1400)
A$
1174
1950-52 Queen Mother 2d green presentation sunken Die Proof, CBA cachet on reverse, '9/11.1.51' (Sir D Lindsay - Stamp Advisory Committee). ACSC 248DP(1) cat $3000. Only 8 proofs prepared. (P)
  A$1500
(US$1110)
(€945)
(£840)
  A$2500
(US$1850)
(€1575)
(£1400)
A$
1175
1951 Gold & Responsible Government Centenaries 3d setenant 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$2200
(US$1628)
(€1386)
(£1232)
  A$3000
(US$2220)
(€1890)
(£1680)
A$
1176
1953 PO Specimen folder with current def stamps from ½d Kangaroo to 2/6 Aborigine or 5/- Arms CTO, plus Arms 10/- to £2 opt Specimen fresh MUH. Rarer type, with only minimal PO sales. (22) (P)
  A$275
(US$204)
(€173)
(£154)
  A$400
(US$296)
(€252)
(£224)
A$
1177
1954 WA Stamp Centenary 3½d blk of 4 on official PO Publicity Card. F-VF. SG 277, ACSC 313x cat $200. Popular bird thematic.
  A$100
(US$74)
(€63)
(£56)
  A$150
(US$111)
(€95)
(£84)
A$
1178
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$1800
(US$1332)
(€1134)
(£1008)
  A$2800
(US$2072)
(€1764)
(£1568)
A$
1179
1956 Olympic Games 4d lake type A imperf DIE PROOF in the original sunken mount with CBA Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse, dated & initialled, number '12' for Sir D Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. ACSC 332DP(1)A. Only 8 made. Popular thematic. (P)
  A$1800
(US$1332)
(€1134)
(£1008)
  A$2800
(US$2072)
(€1764)
(£1568)
A$
1180
1956 Olympics 3½d lake prepared but unissued due to change of rate to 4d, booklet stamp with margin at R. Superb fresh MUH. ACSC 332E(1) cat $10,000. 2008 Ceremuga photo cert. Very rare & important item. (P)
  A$6000
(US$4440)
(€3780)
(£3360)
  A$9000
(US$6660)
(€5670)
(£5040)
A$
1181
1959 Flower 2/- with Victorian Govt opt 'O.H.M.S. V.G.' on OHMS envelope piece with VG perfin 1951 Queen 2d & 1953/56 QEII 3½d tied by 'Gormandale 3 MR 61' cds. VFU. ACSC 367(var) mentioned in footnotes & this being extra town to those mentioned. Very rare. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$275
(US$204)
(€173)
(£154)
  A$400
(US$296)
(€252)
(£224)
A$
1182
1959 PO Centenary 4d presentation sunken Die Proof, CBA cachet on reverse, '52/12.3.59' (Sir D Lindsay - Stamp Advisory Committee). ACSC 374DP(1) cat $3000. Only 9 proofs prepared. (P)
  A$1400
(US$1036)
(€882)
(£784)
  A$2200
(US$1628)
(€1386)
(£1232)
A$
1183
1961 Cattle 5/- white & cream papers, blks of 4. Fresh MUH. SG 327, 327a cat £416, retail $550+. (8) (P)
  A$275
(US$204)
(€173)
(£154)
  A$350
(US$259)
(€221)
(£196)
A$
1184
1961 Cattle 5/- white & cream papers. W/C fresh MUH. SG 327, 327a cat £105. Retail $165. (2) (P)
  A$80
(US$59)
(€50)
(£45)
  A$100
(US$74)
(€63)
(£56)
A$
1185
1961 Dame Nellie Melba 5d presentation sunken Die Proof, CBA cachet on reverse, '28/15.8.61' (Sir D Lindsay - Stamp Advisory Committee). ACSC 384DP(1) cat $3000. Only 10 proofs prepared. Popular music thematic. (P)
  A$1400
(US$1036)
(€882)
(£784)
  A$2200
(US$1628)
(€1386)
(£1232)
A$
1186
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$80
(US$59)
(€50)
(£45)
  A$120
(US$89)
(€76)
(£67)
A$
1187
1964 Navigator set 4/- to £2, blks of 4. Fresh MUH. SG cat £480. (24) (P)
  A$400
(US$296)
(€252)
(£224)
  A$600
(US$444)
(€378)
(£336)
A$
1188
1964 Navigator set 4/- to £2 inc 10/-, £1 both white & cream papers. VF fresh MUH. SG 355-60 cat £210 (8). 1966 Navigators 75c-$4 set of 4 opt SPECIMEN fresh MUH. Total retail $350. (12) (P)
  A$180
(US$133)
(€113)
(£101)
  A$220
(US$163)
(€139)
(£123)
A$
1189
1964 Navigators set 4/- to £2, mostly in cnr blks of 4. VF MUH, the 4/- 2MLH/2 MUH. Retail $700. (24) (P)
  A$400
(US$296)
(€252)
(£224)
  A$500
(US$370)
(€315)
(£280)
A$
1190
1964 Navigator £2 King, UL cnr marginal blk of 6, UR stamp variety 'Roller Flaw'. Superb fresh MUH. SG 360/360a cat £475+, ACSC 409 cat $950. (P)
  A$400
(US$296)
(€252)
(£224)
  A$600
(US$444)
(€378)
(£336)
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