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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - OTHER PRE-DECIMAL
Lot
Description
Status
1450
1914 Kookaburra 6d engraved. W/C VF MUH. SG 19 cat £75 for M, should be at least double, £150 MUH. ACSC 60 cat $250. (P)
 SOLD at A$180
1451
1928 Kookaburra 3d M/Sheet perforated all 4 sides. VF MUH. SG MS106a cat £120 for M, should be at least double, £240 MUH. ACSC 133MS cat $375. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1452
1929 Swan 1½d carmine-red with near comp offset of design on reverse. ACSC 138A(var) & previously unrecorded. Fresh MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1453
1929 Swan 1½d claret. Fresh MUH. SG 116(var). ACSC 138B cat $125. Plus normal. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$95
1454
1929 Swan 1½d carmine-red variety 're-entry to swan's neck' & T of Australia', upper stamp of vertical pr. Fresh MUH. SG 116a cat £60 for M, should be at least double, £120 MUH. ACSC 138Ae cat $175.
 SOLD at A$100
1455
1931 Airmail 6d brown opt OS Ash imprint blk of 6 (Plate 1). VF MUH. SG 139A cat £190 as 6 M singles, should be at least double, £380 MUH blk of 6 plus extra for imprint. ACSC 144(OS)zd cat $475 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1456
1931 Kingsford Smith opt OS set 2d & 3d. VF fresh MUH. SG O123-4 cat £360 for M, should be at least double, £720 MUH. ACSC 141-2(OS) cat $1175. Rare genuine MUH set & certificate can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$575
1457
1931 Kingsford Smith opt OS set 2d & 3d. VF fresh MLH. SG O123-4 cat £360. ACSC 141-2(OS) cat $600. Scarce genuine set. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
1458
1931 Kingsford Smith opt OS set 2d & 3d. VF M/MLH. SG O123-4 cat £360. ACSC 141-5(OS) cat $600. 3d RPSV photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1459
1931 Kingsford Smith 3d blue opt OS, variety 'plane dropping mailbag'. VFU/CTO. SG O124(var). ACSC 142(OS)d cat $750. Very rare variety. 2019 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1460
1932 Lyrebird 1/- green. W/C VF MUH. SG 140 cat £45 for M, should be at least double, £90 MUH. ACSC 145 cat $125. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1461
1932 Lyrebird 1/- green Ash imprint blk of 4. Lightly sun-tanned gum, 2 M/2MUH. ACSC 145Aza cat $450. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1462
1932 Lyrebird 1/- bright red Chambon printers sample PROOF with lines through Australia & denomination, marg blk of 4 with 2 stamp sized tabs at top. Superb MUH. SG 140(p). ACSC 145PP(1)A cat $3300++ as singles & should be at least +50% for multiple with tabs, so $5000+. Only 10 such blks from the only recorded sheets of 100 could exist. Spectacular rarity. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
1463
1932 Bridge 5/- green, bottom margin single with near full imprint. Superb W/C MUH, very sl uneven gum colour, fresh appearance. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH, plus premium for imprint. ACSC 148zf cat $1500+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1464
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
1465
1932 Bridge 5/- green. VF fresh MUH. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1466
1932 Bridge 5/-. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 143 cat £425 for M, should be at least £850 MUH. ACSC 148 cat $1500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1467
1932 Bridge set 2d to 5/-. MUH, sun-tanned gum. SG 141-43 cat £440+, should be at least double, £850 MUH. ACSC 146-48 $1520. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1468
1932 Bridge 5/- green. W/C VF fresh MLH (practically MUH). SG 143 cat £425 for M. ACSC 148 cat $550. (P)
 SOLD at A$300
1469
1932 Bridge 5/- green. F-VF fresh MLH. SG143 cat £425. ACSC 148 cat $550. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1470
1932 Bridge 5/- green. W/C VF U/CTO. SG 143 cat £200. ACSC 148w cat $300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1471
1932 Bridge 5/- green. VF U/CTO. SG 143 cat £200. ACSC 148w cat $300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
1472
1932 Bridge 5/- green. Superb CTO/VFU, very w/c. SG 143 cat £200. ACSC 148 cat $500. (P)
 SOLD at A$150
1473
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
1474
1934 Victoria Centenary set 2d to 1/- perf 10½ Ash imprint blks of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 147-9a(var) cat £220 as M singles, should be at least double, £440 MUH, plus premium for imprint blks. ACSC 151-3z cat $985. (3 blks) (P)
 SOLD at A$300
1475
1934 Victoria Centenary set 2d to 1/- perf 11½ Ash imprint blks of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 147-9a(var) cat £300 as M singles, should be at least double, £600 MUH, plus premium for imprint blks. ACSC 154-6z cat $1000. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
1476
1934 Victorian Centenary set 2d, 3d, 1/- Ash imprint blks of 4, perf 11½. VF 2M/2MUH. W/C. ACSC cat $660 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1477
1934 Victoria Centenary set 2d to 1/- perf 11½. W/C VF MUH. SG 147-9a cat £86 for M, should be at lease double £172 MUH. ACSC 154-6 cat $160. (3).
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1478
1934 Macarthur set 2d-9d (inc both 2d) imprint blks of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 150-52(var) cat £320 as M singles, should be at least double, £640 MUH, plus premium for imprint blks. ACSC 157-60z cat $1075. (4 blks) (P)
 SOLD at A$400
1479
1934 Victoria Centenary set 2d to 1/- on separate FDCs, each with crisp 'Leeton 2 JY 1934' cds, neatly hand-addressed. Odd tiny tone. ACSC 153y cat $800. A scarce underpriced set. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1480
1934 Hermes 1/6 no wmk. W/C VF fresh MUH. SG 153 cat £45 for M, should be at least double, £90 MUH. ACSC 161 cat $125.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1481
1934 Victorian Centenary 2d red perf 11½ lower marginal part imprint horiz pr, variety ink clogging at LL, much heavier on right stamp covering 'AUS' of Australia. VF fresh MLH. SG 147(var), ACSC 154(var). 1st such example we have seen. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1482
1935 ANZAC set 2d & 1/-. W/C VF MUH. SG 154-5 cat £48 for M, should be at least double, £96 MUH. ACSC 164-5 cat $105. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
1483
1935 KGV Silver Jubilee set 2d to 2/-. VF MUH. SG 156-8 cat £42 for M, should be at least double, £84 MUH. ACSC 166-8 cat $122 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1484
1936 KEVIII 2d red wmk Crown CofA UNISSUED due to his abdication. A full sheet was presented to the Governor of Victoria when he visited the printer. When the decision was made not to issue KEVIII stamps the Governor was asked by the printer to return the sheet which he did, with the exception of the blk of 6 removed from the LL cnr of the sheet, which he had sent to William, Baron Vestey in England, so the printer did not press the point. Vestey's grandson offered the blk of 6 in 2014 through Spinks London, where it sold for £240,000. A single was sold at a 2015 Melbourne auction for almost $173,000. Comes with copies of correspondence between the printer & the Governor regarding the return of the stamps. VF fresh MUH. A great rarity of Australian philately. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150000
1485
1936 South Australia Centenary set 2d, 3d, 1/- Ash imprint blks of 4. Lightly sun-tanned gum, MLH/MUH. ACSC 171z-73z cat $200.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1486
1937-52 KGVI Period paper fold varieties causing extra perfs of cnr blks of 4 with 1937-49 perf 15x14 Koala 4d LL imprint, Lyrebird 1/- UL & UR, & 1952 KGVI 6½ green LL imprint. All VF fresh 1M/3MUH. SG(var) 188, 192 & 250. ACSC(var) 198, 209 & 256. Interesting items. (4 blks) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1487
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.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1488
1937 KGVI 3d blue 'set' inc 'white wattles' Die I, Die Ia, Die II, Die II thin paper, & Die III. VF fresh MUH. SG 168-68ca & 186 cat £565. ACSC 190-95 cat $1145. (6). (P)
 SOLD at A$425
1489
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die I Ash imprint blk of 4. Stamps VF fresh MUH, M in gutter only. SG 168 cat £260+ as singles, ACSC 191z cat $500 MUH blk or still $400 for singles. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1490
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die I 'white wattles' F-VF fresh MUH. SG 168a cat £170, ACSC 190 cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1491
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die I 'white wattles' blk of 4. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 168a cat £680, ACSC 190 cat $1600. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1492
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die 1 'white wattles'. VF fresh MUH. SG 168a cat £170. ACSC 190 cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1493
1937 KGVI 3d blue, Die 1a, Ash gutter imprint blk of 4. Stamps VF fresh MUH, some perf separations & sl gum disturbance in gutter. SG 168b cat £640++ as loose stamps. ACSC 192z cat $2000. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1494
1937 KGVI 3d blue, Die 1a. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 168b cat £160. ACSC 192 cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
1495
1937 KGVI 3d blue, Die 1a. VF fresh MUH. SG 168b cat £160. ACSC 192 cat $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1496
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die Ia Ash imprint blk of 4. VF U/CTO. SG 168b, ACSC 192z cat $1250 for M, unpriced U & rare thus. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1497
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die II chalk surfaced & unsurfaced, Ash imprint blks of 4. F-VF fresh, 1st 2M/2MUH, 2nd MLH/3MUH. SG 168c & ca, ACSC 193zb & 194za cat $500. (2 blks) (P)
 SOLD at A$200
1498
1937 KGVI 3d blue Die III left cnr Ash imprint blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 186, ACSC 195z cat $300. (P)
 SOLD at A$180
1499
1938 Robes set 5/-, 10/-, £1 thick paper imprint blks of 4. £1 Ash, other 2 Authority. Few minor gum tones. Mostly F-VF MUH. ACSC 212za, 214za, 216z cat $1475. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1500
1938 Robes set 5/-, 10/-, £1 thick paper. VF MUH. SG 176-8 cat £148, ACSC cat $225. (3). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1501
1938 Robes set 5/-, 10/-, £1 thick paper in LL Ash imprint blks of 4. MUH. 5/-, £1 VF fresh, 10/- sl sun-tanned gum. SG 176-78 cat £590+ as singles, ACSC 212x, 214z, 216z cat $1300. (12) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1502
1938 Robes set 5/-, 10/-, £1 thin paper. Nicely centred. Fresh MUH. SG 176A-78A cat £125, retail $250. (P)
 SOLD at A$130
1503
1938 Robes set 5/-, 10/-, £1 thin paper, plus 5/- tinted paper. VF MUH. SG 176-78a, ACSC cat $270. (4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1504
1938 Robes set 5/-, 10/-, £1 imprint blks of 4. £1 & 5/- Ash, 10/- Authority. Stamps fresh MUH. ACSC 212z, 214za, 216z cat $1475. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1505
1938 Robes £1 thick paper, Ash imprint pr. VF fresh MUH. SG 178 cat £140 as singles, ACSC cat $450 (blk of 4 $750). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1506
1938 Robes £1 thick paper opt SPECIMEN, £1 is dull blue Ash printing with grey-black opt. F-VF M, gum tropicalized at edges. SG 178s cat £800. ACSC 216Ax cat $750. Only 2860 of £1 printed of all 3 stamp/opt shades together. 2011 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1507
1941 Surch KGVI 2½d on 2d red blk of 4, variety 'medal flaw' at LL. VF fresh MUH. SG 200/b cat £450++, ACSC 222/d cat $475++ as singles plus premium for setenant blk. (P)
 SOLD at A$350
1508
1941 Lyrebird 1/- marginal pr MUH, left stamp with pre-printing paper fold, resulting in vertical void through stamp. Also Ash imprint cnr blk of 4 M/3MUH, perf variety in margin from paper fold. Then 1949 Kangaroo ½d no wmk blk of 16 from UL of sheet, variety major ink stripping/dry ink, affecting 4 stamps at left paler than the so called mellow-yellow stamps (only 1 sheet was recorded so only 5 such blks possible). SG 192(var) & 228a(var) varieties unlisted in ACSC. Interesting group for specialist. (21). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1509
1942-50 Queen 1d purple-brown near comp? COIL ROLL of 960 with tag saying 22 missing so est 469 coil perf prs. VF MUH. ACSC 225bd cat $11,000+, SG 203a cat £10,000+ = A$18,500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
1510
1942-50 KGVI 2½d red, left marg blk of 9, error DOUBLE perfs on 3 stamps of 1st column. VF MUH. SG 206(var). ACSC 230bc cat $600+ for double perfs as singles, plus premium for blk. (P)
 SOLD at A$250
1511
1942-50 KGVI 3½d blue THIN PAPER left cnr imprint blk of 4. F-VF fresh 3M/1MLH. SG 207(var), ACSC 231a/zg cat $350++ as singles. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1512
1942-50 KGVI 3½d blue THIN PAPER imprint gutter blk of 8. VF fresh 4M/4MUH. SG 207(var), ACSC 231a/zh cat $800 as singles (P)
 SOLD at A$300
1513
1946 Peace 2½d no wmk blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 213(var), ACSC 236a cat $800. (P)
 SOLD at A$170
1514
1948-56 Crocodile 2/- brown with wmk, top marginal blk of 20 (10x2), variety ink partially omitted, especially the 1st 5 stamps & to a lesser degree on most others resulting in portions of 'Aboriginal Art' inscription missing. VF MUH. SG 224(var), ACSC 263(var). Intesting. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1515
1948 Kangaroo ½d orange, no wmk, perf 14x15 large & small holes, near comp? Coil roll of 960 with up to 480 coil perf prs. VF fresh MUH. SG 228c cat up to £480. ACSC 180 cat up to $1920. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1516
1949 Arms 5/-, 10/-, £1 no imprint LL cnr blks of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 224a-c(var). ACSC 268-70za cat $1200. (3 blks). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
1517
1949 Arms set 5/-, 10/-, £1, £2. VF fresh MUH. SG 224a-d cat £150, ACSC 268-71 cat $345. (4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1518
1949 Arms set 5/-, 10/-, £1, £2 Authority imprint blks of 4. £2 MLH o/w stamps fresh MUH. ACSC cat $1600.
 SOLD at A$500
1519
1949 Arms 10/- NO imprint LL cnr blk of 4 on sl thinner paper. VF MUH. ACSC 269za cat $450. (P)
 SOLD at A$210
1520
1949 Arms set 10/-, £1, £2 opt SPECIMEN. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 224b-d cat £160. ACSC 269-71x cat $2753 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1521
1950-52 KGVI 3d red THIN PAPER left cnr imprint blk of 4. VF fresh 2M/2MUH. SG 235(var), ACSC 257a/zf cat $350 as singles (P)
 SOLD at A$150
1522
1950-52 KGVI 3d red THIN PAPER gutter imprint blk of 8. VF fresh 2M/6MUH. SG 235(var), ACSC 257a/zg cat $750 as singles (P)
 SOLD at A$300
1523
1950 Stamp Centenary 2½d pr in blk of 40 (4x10) 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 error multiple.
 AVAILABLE at A$275
1524
1951-52 KGVI 7½d blue THIN PAPER left cnr imprint blk of 4. F-VF MUH, 2 tiny perf tones at top. SG 251(var), ACSC 257a/z cat $300++ as singles. (P)
 SOLD at A$150
1525
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
1526
1953 PO SPECIMEN folder with current defs (22) to 5/- CTO, Arms 10/-, £1, £2 opt SPECIMEN MUH. (25) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1527
1953 Produce Food 3d & 3½d strip of 3 in comp sheets of 100 (folded through gutters). 3d Butter with 'master plate retouch' on Pos 3/5 (cat $40) & 3½d Butter with all 12 master plate retouches for both panes (ACSC cat $40 ea, total $960). VF fresh MUH. (200)
 SOLD at A$230
1528
ca.1953 Specimen folder (no number) with KGVI issues to 1/0½, Zoologicals to 1/-, Hermes 1/6, Crocodile 2/-, Aborigine 2/6, QEII 1d, 3d & 3½d, plus Arms 5/-, all VF CTO with UH gum, plus Arms 10/- to £2 opt Specimen VF MUH. Comp folders rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1529
1963 Cable 2/3 comp sheet of 48 inc ACSC listed varieties 'broken cable line' (pos 10/4) & 'retouch under RA' (pos 12/2). ACSC cat $210. 1964 Airmail set 5d & 2/3 comp sheets of 80 (cat $360). Fresh MUH, total cat $570. (208)
 SOLD at A$160
1530
1964 Navigator set 4/- to £2 inc 10/-, £1 both cream & white papers. SG 355-60 cat £210, retail $300. VF fresh MUH. (8) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1531
1964 Navigator set 4/- to £2 on 5 unaddressed matching WCS FDC. 4/- envelope lightly foxed o/w VF. Unaddressed pre-dec FDC rarely seen. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1532
1964 Navigators set 4/- to £2 in blks of 4, mostly cnr. VF fresh MUH. Retail $700. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
1533
1964 Navigators set 7/6-£2 opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh MUH. SG 357-60s cat £475, ACSC cat $600. (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1534
1964 Navigators set 7/6-£2 opt SPECIMEN. F-VF M/MLH. SG 357-60s cat £475, ACSC cat $600. (4) (P)
 SOLD at A$240
1535
1964 Navigator set 7/6-£2 opt SPECIMEN inc 10/- & £1 both white & cream papers, £2 opt at LR. VF fresh MUH. SG 357-60s. ACSC 406-409x/xb cat $1325. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1536
1964 Navigator £1 Bass cream paper opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh MUH. SG 359s. ACSC 408Ax cat $200. (P)
 SOLD at A$100
1537
1964 Navigator £2 King opt SPECIMEN at base. VF fresh MUH. SG 360s. ACSC 409xb cat $275. (P)
 SOLD at A$130
1538
1964 Navigator £2 King opt SPECIMEN at centre. VF MUH. SG 360s(var). ACSC 409x cat $750. (P)
 SOLD at A$140
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