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1462
1969 Flight 5c comp sheet of 100 with ACSC varieties 'Weak shading on car' (pos L1/3, 2/2, 3/1, 10/3 & R 1/3, 2/5) 6 diff cat $90. 'Broken car wheel' (L 7/3), 'Broken C in across' (R10/3), 'N of HUDSON extended' (L8/1), 'Broken Windscreen support' (R1/2). Plus upper autotron bars & both sheet nos. Butterfly folds, couple light spots, mostly fresh MUH. ACSC cat over $200, plus premium for comp sheet.
  A$50
(US$36)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$60
(US$43)
(€37)
(£32)
A$
1463
1970 Cook M/Sheet original, plus private perf, Anpex opt, 1970 Tullamarine opt, & 1977 QEII Jubilee opt. VF MUH. SG MS465/(var). ACSC 528/(var).
  A$75
(US$53)
(€47)
(£41)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€62)
(£54)
A$
1464
1970 Cook M/Sheet original, then with fake Anpex opt No.2473, fake Anpex opt with dark brown & green obliterating opt done after court case, & 1977 QEII Jubilee opt -the last with red ink 'shadow' at right. VF MUH. SG MS465/(var). ACSC 528/(var). (4)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€62)
(£54)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1465
1971 QEII 6c orange blk of 4, variety complete offset of design on reverse. ACSC 446c cat $400. (P)
  A$130
(US$92)
(€81)
(£70)
  A$200
(US$142)
(€124)
(£108)
A$
1466
1971 Floral coil 7c error 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)
  A$50
(US$36)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€62)
(£54)
A$
1467
1971 Floral coil 7c, error buff & green omitted. VF fresh MUH. SG 468bc cat £80. ACSC 535cg cat $125. (P)
  A$50
(US$36)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$80
(US$57)
(€50)
(£43)
A$
1468
1973-74 Gemstone 10c Sapphire error 'printed on the gum'. VF fresh MUH. SG 552ae cat £50, ACSC 647ci cat $100.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$50
(US$36)
(€31)
(£27)
A$
1469
1975 Flower 18c error 'black omitted', so missing 'Australia 18c'. VF fresh MUH. SG 608a cat £42. ACSC 725c cat $60.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$40
(US$28)
(€25)
(£22)
A$
1470
1977 QEII Silver Jubilee 18c IMPERF, normal paper (no mesh), horiz pr. VF fresh MUH, 4 margins. SG 645(var), ACSC 765b cat $200. (P)
  A$70
(US$50)
(€43)
(£38)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€62)
(£54)
A$
1471
1978 Aviators 18c Hinkler blk of 6, variety misplaced perfs with horiz perfs into design. MUH, sl gum tones, fresh appearance. SG 659(var). ACSC 791bd cat $300 as singles. (P)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€62)
(£54)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1472
1978 Aviators 18c Kingsford Smith IMPERF verti pr. VF fresh MUH. SG 660a cat £110. ACSC 792b cat $150. 2006 RPSL photo cert. (P)
  A$70
(US$50)
(€43)
(£38)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€62)
(£54)
A$
1473
1978 Aviators 18c Kingsford Smith IMPERF horiz pr. VF fresh MUH. SG 660a cat £110. ACSC 792b cat $150. RPSL photo cert. (P)
  A$70
(US$50)
(€43)
(£38)
  A$100
(US$71)
(€62)
(£54)
A$
1474
1978 Aviators 18c Kingsford Smith vert strip of 10, error top 5 stamps IMPERF, next imperf at top & double perf at base, others perfs shifted. Plus normal strip to compare. VF fresh MUH. SG 660a cat £220++ for 2 imperf pr alone. ACSC 792ba cat $750+. Very rare as only 5 strips of this combination existed. (P)
  A$350
(US$249)
(€217)
(£189)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€310)
(£270)
A$
1475
1978 Aviator M/Sheet postal forgery (produced in Holland), plus normal to compare. VF MUH. ACSC 794cd cat $100 in 2001 & undercatalogued. Rare with very few surviving. (P)
  A$80
(US$57)
(€50)
(£43)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€74)
(£65)
A$
1476
1979 Trains original hand painted Artwork for 55c Zig Zag Railway as submitted to the PO by designer Ray Honisett. Painted on board with overlay sheet 207x121mm showing denomination as 20c & sl diff view to issued stamp. Mounted alongside imperf colour photo proof also in 20c denomination. Original artwork rarely come to market & this item would make a major contribution to a thematic railway collín. Rare thus. (P)
  A$250
(US$178)
(€155)
(£135)
  A$400
(US$284)
(€248)
(£216)
A$
1477
1979 National Parks 20c vertical format cnr strip of 4, se-tenant pr at right error IMPERF. Superb fresh MUH. SG 713ab cat £900+. ACSC 843b cat $1250+ in 2002, which mentions that only 1 pane with 10 error pairs was discovered. Very rare & desirable as strip with normals. (P)
  A$600
(US$426)
(€372)
(£324)
  A$900
(US$639)
(€558)
(£486)
A$
1479
1980 Australia Aircraft 22c Wackett, unique collection of proofs; comprising (1) the original DIE PROOF printed on plastic coated card (with positioning lines at sides) mounted on approval card with overlay, (2) IMPERF MASTER PROOF sheetlet of 50 printed on plastic coated card, with a few corrections marked in ink, and with full page listing of corrections of spots & marks to be done, (3) IMPERF PROOF SHEET of 200 comprising 2 sale sheets of 2 panes each, with vertical gutter & special color bars in the gutter, and along the sides (which were always cut away from issued sheets), with "Approved for color 12/6/80" h/s & signature in margin (4) TRIAL COVER with 1 stamp cut out of the sheet above, also with the approval h/s & signature, (5) final PERF PRINTING SHEET of 200 also with the special color bars in the gutter & along the sides, and with 'OK - for perforation guide" & signature in margin. Interestingly only this stamp of the set was printed by The Victorian Government Printer, with the other 3 done by Ascher & Co, and no proofs are known for any of the other 3 stamps. The die proof & the proof sheetlet are both VF UN as made, and are UNIQUE. The imperf full sheet is MUH with sl wrinkling, has sl folds through 30 stamps, and heavy fold through 10 stamps, and it is the UNIQUE surviving sheet (as 2nd imperf sheet has been cut up into pairs & blks). While the perf sheet had been split before & is neatly reinforced on back with archival tape - it is also unique as full sheet. SG 761(var). Proofs unlisted in the 2002 ACSC as new discovery, while using the ACSC numbering system for proofs & estimating prices from other proofs/imperfs of the period, one can arrive at the following suggested nos & est cat values: 883DP(1) unique die proof est cat $5000, 883PP(1) imperfs on plastic coated card est cat $600 per pair (x25 pairs), 883PP(2) imperfs on normal paper est cat $200 per normal pair (x80 pairs) & $400 per intersheet pair (x20 pairs), 883a intersheet perf pairs in rejoined sheet at $50 (x20 pairs). So total est cat $45,000+. Totally unique offerring for the specialist, and important as intact group as showing proofs for all the stages of preparation of printing plates & printing.
  A$8000
(US$5680)
(€4960)
(£4320)
  A$12000
(US$8520)
(€7440)
(£6480)
A$
1480
1981 Tasmanian Tiger 24c vert strip of 10, top 5 stamps error olive totally MISSING, next 4 stamps partially missing, bottom stamp normal. VF fresh MUH. From a sheet bought at Pymble PO (NSW) in 1981. SG 788(var). Unlisted ACSC & unrecorded until 2004. An important discovery! Only 10 such strips existed. (P)
  A$1800
(US$1278)
(€1116)
(£972)
  A$2800
(US$1988)
(€1736)
(£1512)
A$
1481
1981 Tasmanian Tiger 24c 1st printing, error missing dark green grass. VF fresh MUH. SG 788(var), ACSC 902(var) unlisted as only discovered in 2004. Normal for comparison. Only 1 sheet known with missing green on part of sheet. (P)
  A$350
(US$249)
(€217)
(£189)
  A$500
(US$355)
(€310)
(£270)
A$
1482
1981-83 Wildlife 27c Frog perf 12½ sheet of 100, variety partially missing yellow & black at top of 3rd, 4th & 5th stamps in top row, causing blue leaf etc & partially missing inscription of 'Blue Mountains Tree Frog' which is totally missing on 4th stamp. VF fresh MUH. SG 790(var), ACSC 937(var). Amazing new discovery & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$1000
(US$710)
(€620)
(£540)
  A$2000
(US$1420)
(€1240)
(£1080)
A$
1483
1982 Whale 60c TRIAL PRINTING with solid background. VF fresh MUH. SG 841a cat £250. ACSC 930E(1) cat $350.
  A$150
(US$107)
(€93)
(£81)
  A$250
(US$178)
(€155)
(£135)
A$
1484
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)
  A$170
(US$121)
(€105)
(£92)
  A$275
(US$195)
(€171)
(£149)
A$
1485
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)
  A$80
(US$57)
(€50)
(£43)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1486
1995 Christmas 40c self adhesive booklet pr error IMPERF. Superb fresh MUH. SG 1572(var). Rare as only 4 imperf booklets discovered, from which this pr comes & vendor originally paid $300 (P)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$200
(US$142)
(€124)
(£108)
A$
1487
2000 Olympics 45c Gold Medallist digital print perforated ESSAY of Herb Elliot (winner of 1960 Rome 1500m), left marginal showing additional printed perfs. These rare essays were created when the digital printers were tested prior to production of the issued sheetlets. VF fresh MUH. SG 2026(p). Only 1 double sheetlet of 20 perf stamps has been recorded. Significant rarity. (P)
  A$400
(US$284)
(€248)
(£216)
  A$700
(US$497)
(€434)
(£378)
A$
1488
2002 International Post $2.20 Canberra sheet of 40 in unissued format with double stamp size perf gutter between 2 panes of 20. Issued to POs as guillotined sheets of 20 with ½ stamp size margin all round. Only 9 sheets known. VF fresh MUH. SG 2221.
  A$250
(US$178)
(€155)
(£135)
  A$400
(US$284)
(€248)
(£216)
A$
1490
2008 Christmas 50c self-adhesive double ½ pane of 10 with top 2 stamps TOTALLY IMPERF, next 2 imperf at top. Superb fresh MUH. SG 3098(var). SG 3098(var). (10)
  A$40
(US$28)
(€25)
(£22)
  A$70
(US$50)
(€43)
(£38)
A$
1491
2009 Stargazing $4.10 M/sheet in uncut IMPERF printer's sheet of 16 M/S with huge margins inc various colour bars, imprints etc. VF fresh MUH. SG MS3269(var). Retail $500+.
  A$100
(US$71)
(€62)
(£54)
  A$150
(US$107)
(€93)
(£81)
A$
1492
2010 Coinage $3.30 M/Sheet IMPERF printer's ½ sheet of 10 M/S, right pane with uncut wide margins with marginal markings, colour bars etc. No. 498 of only 500 issued. SG MS3352(var). VF fresh MUH. Retail $500+ as 10 M/S.
  A$80
(US$57)
(€50)
(£43)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€74)
(£65)
A$
1493
2010 Melbourne Cup $2.40 M/Sheet IMPERF printer's ½ sheet of 9 M/S, left pane with uncut wide margins with marginal markings, colour bars etc. No.498 of only 500 issued. SG MS3514(var). VF fresh MUH. Retail $438 as 9 M/S.
  A$80
(US$57)
(€50)
(£43)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€74)
(£65)
A$
1494
2010 Melbourne Cup $2.40 M/Sheet IMPERF printer's ½ sheet of 9 M/S, right pane with uncut wide margins with marginal markings, colour bars etc. No.90 of only 500 issued. SG MS3514(var). VF fresh MUH. Retail $438 as 9 M/S.
  A$80
(US$57)
(€50)
(£43)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€74)
(£65)
A$
1495
2016 Adelaide Emergency Print 30c Bounding Kangaroo Counter printed self adhesive. Postally VFU tied on small piece with 70c Red Cross by Adelaide 17 Jan 2016 machine cancel. U much scarcer than mint. (P)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$200
(US$142)
(€124)
(£108)
A$
1496
2016 Adelaide Emergency print 30c Kangaroos Counter printed self adhesive. VFU tied to small piece with 70c Bicycle by 'AMC SA 520 22 JAN' s/l cancel. U much scarcer than mint. (P)
  A$120
(US$85)
(€74)
(£65)
  A$200
(US$142)
(€124)
(£108)
A$
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