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Sale No. 65
Internet Sale 65 is open for bidding, and
will close at 5PM AEST on Friday, 13 July 2018.
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Welcome to our 65th sale, which is an online auction only, comprising over 1000 lots offering a wide range of Australian and world-wide material.
All Australian Colonies are represented, with an emphasis on postal history. New South Wales includes two very early 1811 entires, Victoria has the 1860 6d orange Beaded Oval first day cover, and Western Australia is highlighted by the better of the two recorded boxed Ship Letter handstamp of Bunbury on 1843 entire. There is also an exceptional range of inwards mail to the Australian Colonies, arranged by country, and including some exceptional rarities and very scarce instructional markings. Included is an Indian 1 anna lithograph on 1856 cover to Sydney, Cape triangulars on an 1860 cover to Melbourne, and a wide range of usages from the United Kingdom, including 1841 2d blue imperforate strips of four on three covers, and 1855 Schomberg wreck cover with 1/- embossed, and several covers to Western Australia, including one franked with an 8d orange.
Australian Commonwealth includes mint and used collections, highlighted by a MUH C of A Wmk £2 Kangaroo. A large accumulation of George V 1d Reds has been suitably lotted into shade and plate variety collections, plus a number of individual lots. There is also a wide range of later pre-decimal issues, and postal history and airmails, plus a further group of aerogrammes supplementing the material offered in our last sale, this time mostly items from the Nita Wilson collection.
Rest of the World includes a fine range of Pacific Islands. Aitutaki, Cook Islands and Penrhyn include some attractive proofs of the pictorial issues, Fiji has some fine early issues including errors, a wide range of Papua has been broken down into suitable lots, Papua New Guinea has a large group of Courvoisier proofs and Postal Charges issues including errors, and British Solomon Islands, Samoa and Tonga are also well represented. A fine mint collection of New Zealand is also offered, highlighted by a good range of the Arms types.