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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, DECIMAL ISSUES

    Lot 318
    Estimate: $200

    1966-93 Decimal errors selection comprising QEII 5c Blue and 6c Orange ''Offset'', 1971 7c Sturt''s Desert Pea coil ''Buff Omitted (green misplaced downwards)'', 1975 18c Wildflower ''Black Misplaced Downwards'', 10c IWY ''Misplaced Perfs'' and 1993 $4.50 Threatened Species booklet 4K reprint ''Printed on Backing Paper''. All fine MUH

     

    Lot 319
    Estimate: $30

    1966 ''P.M.G./DEPT.'' photogravure coil tester strip of 4 in Black, fine MUH

     

    Lot 320
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1966 Queen Elizabeth II 2c Olive-green block of 4 from top left corner of sheet, the corner stamp being 'Partly Imperforate' due to a paper fold prior to perforation. Tiny tone spot on reverse of one unit, otherwise fine MUH. BW 437b, cat AU$750 in 2002 for more extreme examples

     

    Lot 321
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1966 Queen Elizabeth II 2c Olive-green showing strong 'Offset' on reverse, fine MUH. BW 437c, cat AU$100 in 2002

     

    Lot 322
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1966 Queen Elizabeth II 4c Red Booklet Pane of 6 with 'Use Postal Orders/for/Small Sums/of Money' showing error 'Miscut 12mm to Left'. A spectacular error unlisted by Brusden-White (2002), and probably only three panes from a single 60c booklet survive. Superb MUH

     

    Lot 323
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1971 Queen Elizabeth II 7c Reddish-purple blocks of 20 from top of sheet showing Plate Nos. '-14' and '-14-', and blocks of 20 from bottom of sheet showing Plate Nos. '14', '-14' and '-14-'. All fine MUH. BW 447(2)zd-zh, cat AU$150 in 2002 (100)

         

    Lot 324
    Estimate: $140 Realised Price : $320

    1966 Navigators 50c William Dampier horizontal strip of 3 showing varieties 'Recut Shading to Sky' (two types) and 'Void in Shading from Hair to Top Frame' (Sheet A, R3/5-7), fine MUH. BW 461d,e,f, cat AU$225 in 2002

     

    Lot 325
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1966 Navigators 50c William Dampier block of 4 from left of sheet showing Plate No. '1' (sideways), very fine MUH. BW 461z, cat AU$275 in 2002

     

    Lot 326
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1966 Navigators 50c William Dampier block of 4 from right of sheet showing Plate No. '-2-', very fine MUH. BW 461zb cat AU$275 in 2002

     

    Lot 327
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $70

    1966 Navigators 75c, $1, $2 and $4 overprinted 'SPECIMEN' fine MUH (4)

     

    Lot 328
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1966 Navigators 75c, $1, $2 and $4 overprinted 'SPECIMEN', fine MUH (4)

     

    Lot 329
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $420

    1966 Navigators 75c Cook gutter block of 20 from vertical format with five vertical gutter pairs, R9/1 of the Upper Pane has the variety ''Recutting on Map over RA of AUSTRALIA'', fold through gutter as usual and fine MUH. BW 462ca, cat AU$750+ in 2002

     

    Lot 330
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $400

    1966 Navigators $1 Matthew Flinders Perf 14 x 14 block of 4 from base of sheet showing Plate No. '1', fine MUH. BW 463z, cat AU$400 in 2002 $

     

    Lot 331
    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $22

    1966 Navigators $1 Matthew Flinders Perf. 14 x 14 gutter block of 6 from base of sheet showing Plate No. ''3'', tiny tone spot in gutter, otherwise fine MUH. BW 463zb, cat $40 in 2002

     

    Lot 332
    Estimate: $900 Realised Price : $1,150

    1966 Navigators $2 George Bass vertical pair from right of sheet showing large part Plate No. '1' (sideways), fine MUH and very scarce. BW 465z, cat AU$1000 in 2002

     

    Lot 333
    Estimate: $150

    1969 Prime Ministers Booklet 5c J.C. Watson variety 'Non Helecon Paper' used on piece with machine slogan cancellation. Very scarce, with 1974 BSAP Certificate. BW 511ab, cat AU$100 in 2002

     

    Lot 334
    Estimate: $200

    1971-74 7c Sturt's Desert Pea coil, pair and single with 'Buff Omitted' (BW 535ce), and pair and single with 'Buff and Green Misplaced' (BW unlisted), fine MUH. Cat AU$900+ in 2002 (6)

     

    Lot 335
    Estimate: $200

    1971-74 7c Sturt's Desert Pea coil strip of 3 error 'Buff and Green Omitted', fine MUH. BW 535cg cat AU$375 in 2002; SG 468bc cat 240

     

    Lot 336
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $1,900

    1972 Prime Ministers Booklet W.M. Hughes design 6c Die Proof in Black on glazed card with pale blue tinted litho background. These stamps were issued as 7c values, but it is apparent that the dies were originally engraved as 6c denominations. Unlisted by Brusden-White and a very attractive and important proof, with very few die proofs of unissued Australian stamps in private hands

     

    Lot 337
    Estimate: $2,500

    1973 Gemstones 7c Agate horizontal strip of 10 from Sheet A, the last stamp with error 'Imperforate Between Stamp and Margin', the error stamp with toning in top perfs but very rare with only one sheet and thus ten examples known. BW 642b, cat AU$4500 in 2002

     

    Lot 338
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1973 Gemstones 7c Agate with error 'Black Omitted', tiny mark on reverse otherwise fine MUH. BW 642c cat AU$100 in 2002, SG 550a, cat 95

     

    Lot 339
    Estimate: $250

    1973 Gemstones 7c Agate error 'Red Partly Omitted', resulting in missing AUSTRALIA' and partially missing colour from gemstone. Fine MUH, see Note 4 in BW catalogue, this stamp has been checked under the lamp and we believed it to be a genuine missing colour. BW 642 var

     

    Lot 340
    Estimate: $200

    1974 10c Star Sapphire block of 4 'Printed on Gummed Side', one unit toned on reverse otherwise fine MUH. BW 648ci cat AU$400 in 2002; SG 552ae cat 200

     

    Lot 341
    Estimate: $200

    1975 International Women's Year 10c vertical strip of 5 with top and bottom selvedge error 'Misplaced Perforations', fine MUH. BW 691b, cat AU$150 in 2002

     

    Lot 342
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    1975 18c Helichrysum block of 8 from lower right corner of sheet, the bottom block of 4 showing error 'Black Omitted', and the upper block of 4 showing the colour partly omitted, superb MUH. BW 725c, this format for the Missing Black being unlisted, cat AU$240++ in 2002

     

    Lot 343
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1978-84 Birds 20c Little Grebe error 'Tan Omitted' fine MUH. BW 805c, cat AU$800 in 2002

     

    Lot 344
    Estimate: $400

    1980 'Waltzing Matilda' 22c se-tenant block of 12 from top left corner of sheet, the fourth vertical column showing 'Misplaced Perforations' affecting the two 'Three Troopers' designs. Very fine MUH and scarce. BW 867b, cat AU$400 in 2002

     

    Lot 345
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1984-88 Marine Life 33c Two-Spined Angelfish Unissued Design Single- unit Black Colour Separation Litho Proof on gummed stamp paper, with strikes of large-size commemorative perforating comb. Unlisted by Brusden-White, which does list the cyan colour separation of this design as BW 1048E(1)A

     

    Lot 346
    Estimate: $800

    1985 Centenary of District Nursing 33c horizontal strip of 5 from top left corner of sheet showing error 'Imperforate Between Stamp and Left Margin', superb MUH. BW 1094b, cat AU$1250 in 2002

     

    Lot 347
    Estimate: $350

    1987 Wildlife Definitives 37c 'Rosella' vertical pair from base of sheet showing error 'Imperforate at Base', very fine MUH. A total of 50 examples of this error exist, of which most survive as se-tenant strips of 5. BW 1217b, cat AU$400 in 2002

     

    Lot 348
    Estimate: $100

    1988 Vending Machine Booklet Stamps 39c 'Teapot' from miscut booklet showing wide bottom margin, fine MUH with normal for comparison. Unlisted in Brusden-White (2002), BW 1340 var (2)

     

    Lot 349
    Estimate: $1,500

    1992-94 Threatened Species $4.50 Self-Adhesive Booklet Sixth Reprint (1 Kangaroo and 1 Koala) error 'All Printing Except Helecon Bands Omitted', BW states that only five examples were found. BW 1566(5)ca, cat AU$2500 in 2002

     

    Lot 350
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1994-97 Kangaroos and Koalas $4.50 Self-Adhesive Booklet Sixth Reprint (1 Kangaroo and 1 Koala) error 'Imperforate', fine with approximately a dozen examples recorded. BW 1750(2)b, cat AU$600 in 2002

     

    Lot 351
    Estimate: $400

    1994-97 Kangaroos and Koalas $4.50 Self-Adhesive Booklet Sixth Reprint (1 Kangaroo and 1 Koala) error 'Imperforate' fine with approximately one dozen examples recorded. BW 1750(2)b, cat AU$600 in 2002

     

    Lot 352
    Estimate: $300

    1995 Fifty Years of National Trust $2 Perforated Plate Proof in Deep Olive-green, marginal from right of sheet, superb MUH. BW 1842PP(1), cat AU$400 in 2002

     

    Lot 353
    Estimate: $500

    1995 Celebrating Medical Science 45c Colour Control Strip Gutter Block of 10 showing Type 1 error of layout from Sheet C, fine MUH. BW 1881ze, cat AU$1000 in 2002

     

    Lot 354
    Estimate: $500

    1995 Celebrating Medical Science 45c Colour Control Strip Gutter Block of 10 showing Type 2 error of layout from Sheet C, fine MUH. BW 1881zh, cat AU$1000 in 2002

     

    Lot 355
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1997 Roses Greetings Stamp 45c self-adhesive from booklet showing 'Misplaced Die-cut' 4mm to the top resulting in 'AUSTRALIA' at base being omitted, fine used with normal for comparison. Unlisted in Brusden-White (2002), BW 2016 var

     

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