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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, DECIMAL ISSUES

    Lot 69
    Estimate: $1,000T

    1966-71 QE2 5c Blue, block of 20 (10x2) from bottom of sheet showing portion of Plate No '-3', BW 444zb. Only a few recorded

     

    Lot 70
    Estimate: $1,250T

    1969 Christmas 5c marginal pair, error 'Magenta (robes colouring and window shading) completely omitted on one and partly omitted on other', BW 507cc, SG 444a. Specatular

     

    Lot 71
    Estimate: $2,500T

    1972 Rehabilitation 18c, strip of five, error 'Orange (inscription and value) partly omitted on two', BW 597cb. Spectacular, with third unit being almost completely omitted

     

    Lot 72
    Estimate: $2,000

    1972 Pioneer Life 15c Food pair, error one 'Black (face value and inscription) completely omitted and one partly omitted', BW 610ca, SG 525a.

     

    Lot 73
    Estimate: $650 Realised Price : $575

    1973-74 Gemstones 8c Opal error 'Ultramarine (shading) omitted', with normal for comparison, BW 644cd. [Believed to have affected 20 examples, though few have survived]

     

    Lot 74
    Estimate: $3,000T

    1974 Animals 30c Brushtail Possum marginal, error 'Red (value and skin colour) omitted', BW 662c, SG 563a. A great rarity [an example in our General Sale No.1 realised AU$3400++].

     

    Lot 75
    Estimate: $1,250

    1976 Famous Australians 18c Thomas Laby error 'Orange-brown ("Australia", hair shading) omitted' in pair with normal, BW 758c, SG 638a

     

    Lot 76
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    1978 Aviators 18c Hinkler, positional block of 20 (5x4) 'Misplaced perforations', BW 791bd. Cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 77
    Estimate: $1,500

    1978-79 Birds 20c Little Grebe marginal strip of five with colour bars, each with error 'Yellow (beak and eye) omitted', BW 805cb, SG 673a. Wonderful piece for "Bird" exhibit

     

    Lot 78
    Estimate: $7,500 Realised Price : $6,000

    1980 22c National Stamp Week Miniature Sheet, error 'Completely Imperforate', BW 879b, SG 757a. [Five truly imperforate examples are recorded, most having blind perfs]

     

    Lot 79
    Estimate: $2,000

    1984-86 Marine Life 55c Bennett's Nudibranch, error 'Cyan (inscription) omitted' tied to maximum card by Gladstone (Qld.) pictorial datestamp as are all recorded examples. Eight cards are believed to exist

     

    Lot 80
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    1995 45c Medical Scientists gutter block of ten showing incorrect sequences of sheet layout for Type I sheet, BW 1881ze

     

    Lot 81
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $2,500

    1996 Centenary of Australian Football League $4.50 Collingwood booklet error 'Completely Imperforate', BW B216b. Three examples are recorded, a major modern error

     

    Lot 82
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $2,400

    1996 Centenary of Australian Football League $4.50 Geelong booklet error 'Completely Imperforate', BW B216b. Three examples are recorded, a major modern error

     

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