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    Lot 374
    Estimate: $100

    1966-68 QE 1c, 2c, 10c Fish, 30c Bird, 1968 Flower 6c and 25c in blocks of four cancelled in violet by SPECIMEN ONLY, used for training purposes by Post Office, (28).

    Lot 375
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    -: 1c to $4 complete including coils on Australia Post various colours standard (2) or DL (2) size generic envelopes (4), unaddressed - hard to get.

    Lot 376
    Estimate: $300

    1966 Decimal definitives FDC range, primarily Wesley, Royal and Parade types, values to $4 (8), little or no duplication in configurations, (170). Scarce lot.

    Lot 377
    Estimate: $3,000T Realised Price : $2,900

    1966-71 QEII 5c Blue, "Imperforate pair", in marginal strip of four, SG 386cb, BW 444b.


    Lot 378
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    -: 7c Purple, marginal block of six (3x2) showing "Jumped perfs" between margin and stamps at left, BW 447bl.

    Lot 379
    Estimate: $2,700

    1966-71 Birds, 5c Thornbill, positional strip of five, error "Brown omitted on one, partly on adjoining unit", SG 386a, BW 448b, minor toning on normals. [Ten such strips recorded].


    Lot 380
    Estimate: $6,000T Realised Price : $8,000

    -: 13c Avocet, positional strip of five, top two units with error "Red (head colour) omitted", SG 392a, BW 454cb. [Ten such strips recorded]. Spectacular.


    Lot 381
    Estimate: $6,000T Realised Price : $5,500

    -: 13c Avocet, positional strip of five, three units with error "Grey (legs) omitted" and one partly omitted, SG 392b, BW 454cd. [Ten such strips recorded]. Spectacular companion to previous lot.


    Lot 382
    Estimate: $8,000T Realised Price : $8,500

    -: 15c Galah, positional strip of five, one unit with error "Red omitted" and two partly omitted, SG 393a, BW 455cd. [Ten such strips recorded]. Spectacular and the most sought after of the "Bird Errors".


    Lot 383
    Estimate: $2,600T

    - : 30c Ibis, marginal horizontal strip of four, one with error "Red omitted", SG 397a, BW 459cb.


    Lot 384
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $220

    1966 Navigators, 40c Tasman, "Offset", BW 460ca. Popular variety.


    Lot 385
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $425

    - : 50c Dampier marginal block of four showing "Offset", BW 461c.


    Lot 386
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $65

    -: 75c Cook (salmon u/v reaction) full Plate Nº3 both sides in gutter block of 20, BW 462zi

    Lot 387
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $65

    -: $1 Flinders P14.80x14.10, upper left corner example.

    Lot 388
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $340

    -: $4 King "Offset", BW 466c. The most striking of all decimal offsets.


    Lot 389
    Estimate: $190

    -: Navigators SPECIMEN opt set, the $4 King minor toning, 75c and $1 being the scarce 15mm type, unmounted.

    Lot 390
    Estimate: $75

    -: 75c Cook opt 15mm SPECIMEN, unmounted.

    Lot 391
    Estimate: $80

    -: $1 Flinders opt 15mm SPECIMEN, unmounted.

    Lot 392
    Estimate: $10,000T Realised Price : $11,500

    1966 4c Christmas, marginal pair, both "Olive-green" background colour partly omitted, resulting in "4c" omitted, SG 407a, BW 471ca. [Few recorded]. One of the rarest errors of Decimal Australia. Photo Front Cover.


    Lot 393
    Estimate: $750T Realised Price : $700

    1968 20c Weather Watch, error "White (radio waves" omitted", SG 418a, BW 481cd, minor bend as all examples.


    Lot 394
    Estimate: $2,500T Realised Price : $2,200

    -: 20c Weather Watch, "Red largely omitted" in pair with normal. [Two such pairs recorded].


    Lot 395
    Estimate: $2,000T Realised Price : $2,300

    1968 5c Christmas, error "Red omitted", SG 441a, BW 494c. [Four singles - one used recorded].


    Lot 396
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $1,400

    1969 Primary Industry, 15c Timber, error "Black (Australia and 15c) omitted", SG 441a, BW 504c.


    Lot 397
    Estimate: $1,250T Realised Price : $1,250

    1969 Christmas 5c, marginal pair with error "Magenta completely omitted on one and partly omitted on other", SG 444a, BW 507ca variant.


    Lot 398
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1970 Cook ANPEX M/S forgery obliterated nos. 1502, 7785, 29682, 46939, and a fifth type which we cannot decipher but which is not one of the nine types recorded in BW.

    Lot 399
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $115

    -: Cook M/S unofficial opts and inscriptions on FDCs (registered except one) comprising Holey Dollar, rouletted issue, Melbourne Airport Opening in indigo and bright blue (2), latter with provisional MELBOURNE/AIRPORT 3045 or permanent TULLAMARINE MELBOURNE registration labels, (5).

    Lot 400
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $200

    1970 Cook M/S unofficial productions selection comprising ANPEX opt forgery obliterated as result of court order (2 types - nos. 1502 and 7785), perforateds (2, one misplaced perfs) and rouletteds (2, one on registered FDC), Tullamarine opening opt in bright blue or indigo (CTO FDI), 40th Eucharistic Congress opt (2, one with special cancel), and Silver Jubilee opt (3, two with differing special cancels), (13 items). Comprehensive lot

    Lot 401
    Estimate: $750T Realised Price : $650

    1970-75 Floral coil, 7c Sturt’s Desert Pea, "Horizontal pair", BW 535b, CTO.


    Lot 402
    Estimate: $2,600T

    -: 7c strip of six, error "Black and buff completely omitted on two, two with buff omitted and black partly omitted, two with buff omitted". All showing green misplaced downwards, SG 468ba, BW 535cd variant. The most spectacular of the coil errors.


    Lot 403
    Estimate: $190T

    1970-75 Floral coil, 7c error "Buff (shadows on flowers omitted and green misplaced downwards", BW 535ce, SG 468bb.


    Lot 404
    Estimate: $380T

    -: as above, though in a pair.


    Lot 405
    Estimate: $650T Realised Price : $725

    -: strip of four with upper two units, "Buff omitted and green misplaced downwards" and lower two units "Buff and Green omitted", BW 535ce, cg.


    Lot 406
    Estimate: $1,200T

    -: two strips of four with "Buff omitted and green misplaced downwards" and "Buff and Green omitted", both showing variety Top of "DE" of DESERT missing, BW 535ce, cg, g.

    Lot 407
    Estimate: $320T

    -: strip of four, each with error "Buff and Green omitted", BW 535cg, SG 468bc.


    Lot 408
    Estimate: $150T

    1970 Famous Australians FDCs study including panes (25) which are uncommon, mostly unaddressed, apparently no duplication amongst configurations (50).

    Lot 409
    Estimate: $3,000T Realised Price : $3,000

    1971 6c R.A.A.F., error "Black omitted", SG 489a, BW 558c. Spectacular


    Lot 410
    Estimate: $2,000T Realised Price : $2,200

    1971 Aboriginal Art 20c, error "Sepia (inscription and background colouring) omitted" in positional strip of five with four normals, BW 563ca.


    Lot 411
    Estimate: $1,200

    -: 25c pair, error "Black omitted on one and partly on other, BW 565c variant.


    Lot 412
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $115

    1971 Christmas blocks of 25, cream or white papers, (50).

    Lot 413
    Estimate: $3,000T Realised Price : $2,600

    1972 Rehabilitation 12c, error "Green partly omitted" on upper pair of marginal block of four, minor blemish on reverse not detracting, BW 595cc. [Believed five such pairs exist, this probably the only block to have survived].


    Lot 414
    Estimate: $1,250T Realised Price : $1,400

    -: 18c pair, error "REHABILITATION" completely and partly omitted, BW 597cb. Spectacular.


    Lot 415
    Estimate: $2,500T Realised Price : $2,400

    -: 18c strip of five, error "Orange partly omitted on two", BW 597cb. Spectacular due to one almost completely omitted.


    Lot 416
    Estimate: $5,000T Realised Price : $6,000

    -: 24c error "Brown (inscription) omitted", BW 599c. [Only three such errors have survived]. Important and spectacular item for "Health" display.


    Lot 417
    Estimate: $2,200T

    1972 Pioneer Life, 10c Water Pump, strip of three, error "Black completely omitted one, partly on two, BW 609ca.


    Lot 418
    Estimate: $1,400T

    -: 15c Food, error "Black completely omitted", SG 525a, BW 610c.


    Lot 419
    Estimate: $3,000T Realised Price : $3,200

    -: 50c Transport error, "Black completely omitted", BW 614c.


    Lot 420
    Estimate: $1,300T

    -: 80c Commerce, strip of five with error "Black completely omitted on one, partly omitted on two", SG 529ab, BW 619ca


    Lot 421
    Estimate: $480

    -: 80c Commerce, error "Black partly (80c) omitted".


    Lot 422
    Estimate: $2,500T Realised Price : $2,300

    1973 Metric Conversion, 7c Mass, marginal strip of three with error "Yellow-orange completely omitted on one and one partly omitted", BW 622ca variant.


    Lot 423
    Estimate: $1,200T

    -: 7c Volume error "Pink completely omitted", BW 623c.


    Lot 424
    Estimate: $950

    -: 7c Volume, marginal example with checkers mark, error "Olive-brown omitted", SG 533a, BW 623cb.


    Lot 425
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $400

    1973-74 Marine Life and Gemstones, 1c Coral Shrimp, error "Black completely omitted, SG 545a, BW 635c.


    Lot 426
    Estimate: $2,500T Realised Price : $3,600

    -: 7c Agate, marginal strip of ten, error "Imperf between stamp and margin", BW 642b. [Ten such strips recorded, this probably being the only strip without gum faults].


    Lot 427
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $280

    -: 7c Agate, block of four with error "Black omitted", SG 550a, BW 642c.


    Lot 428
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $275

    -: 10c Star Sapphire, error "Black completely omitted", SG 552ab, BW 648c.


    Lot 429
    Estimate: $850T

    -: 10c Star Sapphire, marginal strip of six, upper three units "Black completely omitted, adjoining partly omitted", others normal, SG 552ab, BW 648ca variant.


    Lot 430
    Estimate: $800T

    -: 10c Sapphire marginal block of eight (2x4), top units "Black completely omitted, adjoining pair partly omitted, others normal, BW 648cc variant.


    Lot 431
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $2,400

    1973 Architecture, 7c Opera House, marginal example with small bend, error "Dark Blue omitted", SG 556a, BW 653c.


    Lot 432
    Estimate: $5,000T Realised Price : $5,250

    -: 7c Opera House, corner strip of four, error "Dark Blue completely omitted" on upper two units, SG 556a, BW 653ca variant.


    Lot 433
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $1,100

    1973 Architecture, 50c St. James Church, marginal example, error "Imperf at top", BW 657ba, [Ten known imperf with perforation indentations].


    Lot 434
    Estimate: $3,400

    1974 Animals, 30c Brushtail Possum, error "Red omitted", SG 563a, BW 662c. A great rarity and seldom offered.


    Lot 435
    Estimate: $600

    -: 30c Brushtail Possum, error "Red partly omitted", BW 662cb


    Lot 436
    Estimate: $6,000T Realised Price : $4,600

    -: 7c Tennis error, "Light Brown omitted", BW 674c. 1973 Sport, 7c Golf marginal strip of four with error "Black completely on two, two partly omitted - one almost completely", SG 573a, BW 671ca variant. [Few known].


    Lot 437
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $1,150

    -: 7c Tennis error, "Light Brown omitted", BW 674c.


    Lot 438
    Estimate: $40T

    1975 Wildflowers, 18c error "Black omitted", SG 608a, BW 725c


    Lot 439
    Estimate: $380T

    -: 45c strip of four, error Dull Yellow-green (leaves) completely omitted one, two partly so, other normal, BW 727ca.


    Lot 440
    Estimate: $270T

    1975 Wildflowers 45c, marginal strip of five, third unit omitted, partly so from fourth unit.


    Lot 441
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,000

    1976 Famous Australians, 18c Thomas Laby, error "Orange-brown omitted", SG 638a, BW 758c.


    Lot 442
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,800

    1977 Performing Arts, 20c Music corner strip of four, error "Chestnut partly omitted on three", BW 761ca variant. A striking item.


    Lot 443
    Estimate: $200

    1977 Silver Jubilee, 18c marginal Imperf pair, creased as always, BW 765b.

    Lot 444
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $260

    1977 $10 Painting variety "AUSTRALIA $10" at top, rather than base, BW 784ba.


    Lot 445
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $1,300

    1981-84 24c Thylacine, upper left corner block of four, variety IMPERF AT TOP


    Lot 446
    Estimate: $95

    -: 24c Thylacine imperforate gutter pair (small internal cut in lower unit). Unissued sheet configuration.

    Lot 447
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $340

    -: 24c Thylacine Imperforate block of four, SG 788a

    Lot 448
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $480

    1978 Aviators, 18c Hinkler pair, error "Completely imperf", SG 659a, BW 791b, minor blemishes.


    Lot 449
    Estimate: $900T

    -: as above, though in block of four.


    Lot 450
    Estimate: $1,000T

    1978 Aviators, 18c Bert Hinkler, vertical pair, error Imperf between stamp and margin, BW 791bb.


    Lot 451
    Estimate: $750

    -: 18c Hinkler vertical marginal pair, top unit "Completely Imperforate", BW 791ba.


    Lot 452
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $400

    -: 18c Kingsford Smith Plate Proofs (2) in cyan and magenta, marginal examples, minor blemishes, BW 792PP(1-2).


    Lot 453
    Estimate: $115

    -: 18c Kingsford Smith vertical marginal pair, "Completely Imperforate", BW 792b.


    Lot 454
    Estimate: $270T

    -: as above though in block of four.


    Lot 455
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $80

    1978 Stamp Week M/S and 1981 Wedding APO unaddressed FDCs, error all printing omitted (ie blank - normal for comparison) in first and printing grossly misplaced in second, (3).

    Lot 456
    Estimate: $700

    1978-84 Birds, 20c Little Grebe, error "Tan omitted", BW 805c.


    Lot 457
    Estimate: $1,500T

    1979 20c Australia Day, lower left corner block of four, variety IMPERF AT LEFT due to perforations misplacement. [Ten units imperf recorded].


    Lot 458
    Estimate: $500T

    1980 Aircraft, 22c Wackett positional strip of five with misplaced perforations, resulting in left unit imperf between stamp and margin, and partly imperf horizontally, BW 883b.

    Lot 459
    Estimate: $1,300T

    1981 24c Fungi, marginal strip of four, error "Imperf between stamp and margin", BW 912b. [Ten such imperfs recorded].


    Lot 460
    Estimate: $300T

    1983 27c Australia Day setenant pair, variety "Printed on gummed side - black doubly printed", SG 879ab, BW 988cc.


    Lot 461
    Estimate: $400

    1985 Childrens Book Characters, 33c Blinkey Bill & Snuggle Pot marginal pair, left unit "Imperf three sides", BW 1110b.


    Lot 462
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $230

    1986 Americas Cup, 36c Boxing Kangaroo error "Grey completely omitted, SG 1037a, BW 1173c.


    Lot 463
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $210

    1986 Americas Cup, 36c Boxing Kangaroo error "Grey completely omitted, SG 1037a, BW 1173c.


    Lot 464
    Estimate: $400

    1994 $1 "The Anzac Tradition", corner strip of eight, one unit "Value omitted", due to foreign matter on printing plate

    Lot 465
    Estimate: $460

    1998 $4.50 Champagne Booklet, error "Stamps Imperforate", usual minor bends, BW 2085b.


    Lot 466
    Estimate: $1,500T

    2000 Australian Legends - 4th series $4.50 Booklet with error, "Gold omitted on the two Alec Campebll adhesives, SG 1951ab - unpriced, BW 2278bb.


    Lot 467
    Estimate: $300

    2001 $9 Desert Birds, One Koala reprint showing miscut vertical perforations by 10mm. Stunning new find.


    Lot 468
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $320

    1982-83 Reptiles and Amphibians, 1c, 3c, 15c, 27c, 40c, 65c, 75c and 90c accepted designs, though denominated as 24c values, (8).


    Lot 469
    Estimate: $230

    -: close to accepted designs for 1c, 15c, 27c, 40c, 65c and 75c, all denominated as 22c, endorsed at top BEVERLY BRUEN the designer of the accepted issues.

    Lot 470
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $140

    -: four accepted designs with denominations 4c Lace Monitor, 85c Crucifix Toad, 85c Centralian Blue-tongued Lizard and 95c Thorny Devil, later issued as 1c, 70c, the 85c and 95c correctly denominated.


    Lot 471
    Estimate: $40

    1982 Australia Day, close to accepted design, denominated as 22c

    Lot 472
    Estimate: $200

    1982 Christmas, four types prepared as 26c values, later issued as 21c, 35c and 75c with mss. endorsements to this, the latter additionally endorsed "and aerogramme", other an unaccepted design endorsed "Stamp Pack".


    Lot 473
    Estimate: $400

    -: another group comprising denominated as 24c values (7, two closed to accepted designs), endorsed A to G, as 26c values (4, one mss.PACK), endorsed A to D, another group of 26c values (4), two endorsed To be used on/Pack cover or To be used/also on/aerogramme. Attractive group, (13).

    Lot 474
    Estimate: $80

    1983 Australia Day singles denominated as 24c rather 27c values, (2).

    Lot 475
    Estimate: $190

    1983 ANZCER and NZ issue, Commonwealth Day set, Birthday, Communications, Jaycees, all later accepted in these designs and values, (9).


    Lot 476
    Estimate: $250

    1983 Jaycees, 13 unaccepted designs endorsed "A to M", nine being 24c and four at 27c

    Lot 477
    Estimate: $115

    1983 Christmas set in issued designs, though all denominated as 27c values, (3).


    Lot 478
    Estimate: $150

    1983 Explorer set, close to the accepted designs by D Quinn, denominated as 24c values

    Lot 479
    Estimate: $75

    1984 50th Anniversary of Airmail, the two values prepared as 27c denominations in singles, later issued as 45c setenant pair.

    Lot 480
    Estimate: $75

    1984 Christmas, two unaccepted designs denominated as 27c values.

    Lot 481
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $550

    1984 Bicentennial issue, 30c group of seven unaccepted designs, endorsed at top Harold Thomas, and a further group of eight with typographical option endorsements, one later being accepted as the issued design, (17).

    Lot 482
    Estimate: $38

    1985 30c Australia Day setenant pair.

    Lot 483
    Estimate: $115

    1984-85 Barred Edge OO.OO selection comprising first series postcodes 5000 and 6000 and second series 2000 (unlisted - CTO FDI), rare 5790 and No postcode, (5). ACSC $440+.

    Lot 484
    Estimate: $95

    1985 Kangaroo 00.00 for postcode 6000 on APO FDC which also has 00.00 for outgoing Barred Edge 6000 cancelled last day of issue. Novel and must be scarce

    Lot 485
    Estimate: $95T

    Philatelic covers selection, noted Barred Edge, most appear Kangaroo and Platypus, special cancels, First and Last Day of use, etc, apparently no duplication (150+)

    Lot 486
    Estimate: $95T

    Australia Post FDCs unaddressed comprising sets of Barred Edge (10), Kangaroo (10) and Platypus (10), (250 covers). Retail $550

    Lot 487
    Estimate: $230T

    Accumulation on pieces arranged by type, cliche no., etc, in three large stockbooks, Barred Edge to Tiwi (approx 3000). Good opportunity for specialist

    Lot 488
    Estimate: $440

    Huge accumulation of postally used on covers and stationery, noted special services and other above base rate usages, make-up use, etc, from Barred Edge to Tiwi series (approx 1400 items – many more actual Frama stamps). Good quantity for the specialist - estimated as used Framas only

    Lot 489
    Estimate: $115T Realised Price : $115

    1984-87 unaddressed Australia Post FDCs comprising sets of Barred Edge (10), Kangaroo (10), Platypus (10) and Echidna, (340 covers). Retail $635

    Lot 490
    Estimate: $95T

    Last Day of Issue at various locations covers, Kangaroo and Platypus types, most States/ Territories represented, 43 installations x ten each, unaddressed (430). Retail $2-3 per cover

    Lot 491
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    1987 Platypus 37c plain FDCs for Canberra (10), Melbourne (10, machine cancel - little faint) and Perth, unaddressed and scarce (30). Retail $30+ each

    Lot 492
    Estimate: $150T

    1987 Platypus 37c plain FDCs for Brisbane (10), Canberra (10), Melbourne (10, machine cancel - little faint) and Perth, unaddressed and scarce (40). Retail $30+ each

    Lot 493
    Estimate: $115T

    Last Day of Issue at various locations covers, Kangaroo and Platypus types, most States/ Territories represented, 56 installations x ten each, unaddressed (560). Retail $2-3 per cover

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