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    The 2009 Rarities Sale

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    Lot 748
    Estimate: $60,000

    The Rodney A. Perry ‘KGVI Usage Collection’, the Melbourne Stampshow 2009 eight-frame Large Vermeil exhibit, comprising commercial usage material only, many scarce to rare usages, including solo frankings for 1937 N.S.W. 9d, Zoological ½d Kangaroo wmkd (both perfs) and unwmkd, 5d Ram (perf 14x14.75), 1/- Lyrebird airmail postcard ‘Belfast’ crash, KGVI 1½d red-brown Permit mail (both perfs), and 1/4d, Robes Thick 5/-, 10/- and Thin £1 (unique), 1940 A.I.F. 6d, 1941 Surcharge 5½d (3, distinct usage solos), 1945 Kangaroo Redrawn 2/- (airmail postcard to U.S.A.), 1946 Mitchell 1/- (2), last definitives KGVI 2½d brown (2), 3d red Booklet plate (Official cover), 3d green (U.K. Forces airmail), 4½d red, 1/3d Bull (3, distinct usage solos), Arms 5/-, 10/- and £1 (2), 1951 Federation 5½d (3, distinct usage solos), Centenaries 3d se-tenant pairs (2), combination/multiple frankings with N.S.W. 9d (4, one rare uprate for domestic Printed matter, another 9d x2), KGVI 1½d red-brown perf 14.75x14 (3), 3d Die I ‘White wattles’ (2), Robes Thick set (5/-, 10/- x2 and £1) on 1947 reg’d airmail cover, Bulk Postage Docket bearing Officially punctured 10/-, £1 and Kangaroo £2, 10/- covers (5) and tags (4), £1 pair on tag, strip of five (punctured) on 1940 Bulk Postage Docket, Thin 5/- (2, including Tinted 20.1.1948 earliest recorded usage), 10/- on tag, A.I.F. 6d (3), KGVI 3½d brown-purple Booklet panes (2) on cover, Arms set 5/- to £2 remarkably on ‘Belfast’ crash covers (3) [NB: only two airmail covers are recorded bearing the £2], 10/- covers (3) and tags (4), £1 tags (4), coil perforations well represented, including ‘gripper’ malfunctions (2, one rare 2d scarlet), Postal History convergences abound, including Express Delivery, Compensation, A.R., perfins, censored (with rare N.T. types), airmail rates, scarcer airmail postcards, jusqu’a, exotic destinations such as Argentina, Chile (rare 8d South America internal airmail only), China, Czechoslovakia, Fiji, French India, Iceland, Korea, Peru (rare 5/1d full airmail), Romania, Uganda, Uruguay. 333 items of generally very high standard of quality, many subjects featured in Rod’s Stamp News column during past seven years.

    The pre-eminent collection of its kind; the first and only to include a commercial usage of all 106 philatelically significant stamp issues of the King George VI reign. Please note that generous terms are available for the purchaser of this marvellous collection. [A complete set of scans on CD is available; AU$50 posted]


    Lot 749
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1937-49 Perf 13½x14 3d Blue Die II thin paper, 'Ink stripping, white face and leaves', BW 194c. Scarce


    Lot 750
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1937-49 Perf 13½x14 1/- Lyrebird, upper left corner block of four, showing portion of strong Perforation guide marks at left, stamps alone retail AU$300 unmounted


    Lot 751
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $240

    1938-49 Robes £1 Thin paper, lower right corner block of four, unmounted


    Lot 752
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $800

    1938-49 Perf 15x14 KGVI 2d Scarlet Die II, gutter block from top of sheet with flush perfs showing large portion of Plate No. '4', BW 188zc, hinge remains on selvedge, stamps unmounted. Cat AU$2000


    Lot 753
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1938-49 Perf 15x14 KGVI 2d Scarlet Die II, gutter block of eight from top with portion of Plate No. ‘12’, BW 188zi, odd tone in selvedge. Cat AU$1250. [ACSC states '...several examples recorded']


    Lot 754
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $260

    1938-49 Perf 15x14 4d Koala, 9d Platypus and 1/- Lyrebird, corner 'No Imprint' blocks of four, the 1/- with gutter lines, unmounted. BW Cat AU$400


    Lot 755
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1938-49 Perf 15x14 4d Koala vertical pair, 'Grossly misplaced horizontal perforations, resulting in upper unit appearing imperforate at top'. Commercially used


    Lot 756
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $190

    1937 N.S.W. Sesqui 'JOHN ASH' imprint blocks of four on individual illustrated FDCs, odd blemish


    Lot 757
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1942-50 KGVI 3½d Blue on thin paper, corner block of four, BW 231a, unmounted


    Lot 758
    Estimate: $850

    1949-50 Arms 5/- to £2, set in corner Authority imprint blocks of four, one 5/- and 10/- hinged, otherwise stamps unmounted, odd wrinkle (16)


    Lot 759
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $140

    1949-50 Arms £2 Green, fresh unmounted. Retail AU$175


    Lot 760
    Estimate: $100

    1951-52 KGVI 4½d Scarlet uprating 1/0½d Registered Envelope used 1954 (24 Feb) Canberra to Argentine. Scarce franking/destination


    Lot 761
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1951-52 KGVI 3d Scarlet on Thin paper, block of four, BW 251a. Cat AU$300


    Lot 762
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1952-65 Wmkd 2/6d Aborigine, corner 'No Imprint' blocks of four from upper and lower plates


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