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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KGVI AND QEII ISSUES

    Lot 473
    Estimate: $100

    1937-49 Definitives perf pip selection on commercial covers, comprising 4d Perf 13 x 14 Koala corner block, and Perf 15 x 14 2d KGVI Scarlet Die II imprint pair with gutter line double (BW 188caa variant), and strip of 5 without gutter line, unusual trio (3)

      

    Lot 474
    Estimate: $275

    1937-49 Perf 13 x 14 d Kangaroo pane of 80 from Sheet A showing late state of 'Cracked Plate' through top line of McCracken imprint. Hinged in selvedge and on one or two units, and one insignificant tone spot. BW 178zba, cat AU$450+

     

    Lot 475
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1937-49 2d Scarlet KGVI Die I mint study on leaves with imprint blocks of 4 (2, one punctured 'G/NSW') and 8 (6) showing various perf types, plate varieties including various 'Weak Entry under POSTAGE' and retouches, plus a few others. Ex John Heath, and generally very fine (111)

       

    Lot 476
    Estimate: $900

    1937-49 2d Scarlet KGVI Die 1 block of 4 from top right corner of Sheet B showing partial Plate No. '8', mounted in selvedge only. BW No. 187zk, cat AU$1750

     

    Lot 477
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    1937-49 3d Blue Die IA Ash imprint pair, very fine and lightly hinged in gutter only. BW cat AU$1250 for block of 4

     

    Lot 478
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $125

    1937-49 Perf 13 x 14 6d Kookaburra block of 4 from bottom left corner of sheet (from 80-on issue), the top left unit being variety 'Flaw on S of AUSTRALIA' (L9/7), fine and lightly mounted, a scarce positional piece of this variety. BW 202e, cat AU$200+

     

    Lot 479
    Estimate: $150

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 KGVI 1d Red-brown used with QE 1d Red-brown for 2d letter rate commercial cover 1942 (22 Jun) Adelaide to Tumby Bay, a very scarce stamp on cover

     

    Lot 480
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1940 A.I.F. extensive annotated collection in two albums, mainly of plate varieties, all but a few used, with duplicate copies of most flaws, and including a number of the BW listed varieties, mostly 1d and 2d but also with representation of the 3d and 6d. Also with sets of M imprint blocks of 4 and pairs, and three FDC's. An interesting lot capable of further expansion, with 609 1d (16 M), 287 2d (20 M), 33 3d (12 M), 39 6d (11 M)

          

    Lot 481
    Estimate: $200

    1940 A.I.F. 2d Scarlet block of 4 with triangular-shaped flaw at centre caused by the adhesion of foreign matter during printing. Upper pair toned where hinged, lower pair unmounted, an interesting printing freak

     

    Lot 482
    Estimate: $125

    1942-50 QE 1d Green imprint blocks (2) with variety 'Re-entry in Lower Frame' in the three listed positions in one, present for L9/1 and 10/1 but absent from L10/2 in the other. BW 226zf and derivative, MUH (8)

     

    Lot 483
    Estimate: $120

    1948-56 5/- Claret Coat-of-Arms 'Thin Paper', centred right, fine MUH. BW No. 268a, cat AU$225

     

    Lot 484
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1948-56 Coat-of-Arms 1 on 'Thin Paper' marginal from left of sheet MUH and fine, with 2015 Ceremuga Certificate. BW 270a, cat AU$1500

     

    Lot 485
    Estimate: $400

    1948-56 Coat-of-Arms 1 overprinted 'SPECIMEN', variety opt misplaced to left side, uncatalogued by BW and scarce, lightly mounted

     

    Lot 486
    Estimate: $360 Realised Price : $270

    1948-56 Coat-of-Arms 1 used with contemporary 2/- pair, 3d and 4d attractively tied to 1952 (18 Mar) parcel tag from Perth to Harvey, 24/7d aggregate paying 3d first oz. + 2d per additional oz. x 113 + 9d registration fee (PO rules dictated that articles bearing gold, silver and precious metals, being ineligible for parcel rates, had to be sent at letter rates, and could be registered only when paid at letter rates)

     

    Lot 487
    Estimate: $1,000

    1948-56 Coat-of-Arms 2 overprinted 'SPECIMEN' with variety 'Roller Flaw Below E of POSTAGE', superb MUH and very scarce. BW NO. 271d(x), cat AU$1500

     

    Lot 488
    Estimate: $1,250

    1948-56 Coat-of-Arms 2 on 'Thin Paper' MUH with variety 'Roller Flaw below E of POSTAGE'. A very rare combination of varieties, centred low otherwise fine, and with 2014 Ceremuga Certificate which curiously does not mention the plate flaw. BW 271ad, cat AU$1500++

     

    Lot 489
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1949 No Watermark Coil Perf d Kangaroo Dull Yellow-orange pair, so-called 'Mellow Yellow' shade, BW No. 180C, from the single sheet discovered in 1996, with BW Certificate (1997), MUH, gum trifle discoloured (normal shade pair accompanies) (4)

     

    Lot 490
    Estimate: $2,500

    1950-52 2d Scarlet KGVI gutter block of 8 from top of sheet with partial Plate No. '3' (or possibly '5') with dashes, very fine and mounted only in selvedge. The number is unlisted by BW

     

    Lot 491
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $145

    1953 Produce Food 3d Green and 3d Red se-tenant strips of 3 affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, few small marks, some thinning at top on reverse and stained by sellotape at base (caused by mounting for original display purposes). BW No. 292x, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 492
    Estimate: $100

    1959-64 6d Banded Anteater scarce solo franking on Radio Australia postcard (minor corner creasing) 1964 (17 Jul) from Melbourne to Indonesia where unclaimed, correct airmail postcard rate

     

    Lot 493
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1959-64 8d Tiger Cat duplicated lot of plate varieties, with BW No. 358(1)d in blocks of 6 (3), 358(1)ja in blocks of 6 (6) and 8, 358(II)da in blocks of 4 (7), 358(II)p in block of 8 and strips of 3 (2); 358(II)ra in blocks of 8 (7), strips of 3 (10) and pair, 358(II)sb (Bar through 'S' retouched) in blocks of 8 (5) and strips of 3 (2), 358(II)sc ('Typhoon' retouch) in blocks of 6 (3), plus other minor varieties in positional pieces. High cat value and a useful lot for the reseller (336)

     

    Lot 494
    Estimate: $180

    1959-64 2/3d Wattle on Yellow paper marginal block of 4 with variety 'Oblique Line Through Right Side of First T of WATTLE' Retouched (State I), MUH and scarce, BW No. 368fa

     

    Lot 495
    Estimate: $100

    1963-65 5d Green QEII from booklets, a used example on small piece printed on Helecon Paper. Very underrated, with the Brusden-White catalogue indicating that 'at least 20 used stamps known'. With 1974 BSAP Certificate. BW 400a, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 496
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $420

    1963-65 5d Green QEII booklet stamps variety 'Plate Crack above Oval' (Panel J 1/2), neat cds cancel clear of variety but with tone spots; and variety 'Plate Crack at Top Left and Above Oval', an early state showing crack above oval only, neat cds cancel and fine. Very rare varieties in green of which only several examples of each have been recorded. BW No. 400k, 400l, cat AU$1000 (2)

     

    Lot 497
    Estimate: $750

    1963-65 5d Red QEII booklet pane of 6 on 'Non-helecon Paper', rare and superb. BW No. 403AA, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 498
    Estimate: $80

    1963-65 QEII 5d Red coil perf pairs (25), MUH and mostly in strips of four, BW 402bc cat AU$625, SG 354ca cat 475

     

    Lot 499
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $500

    1963-65 Birds Publicity Cards (2), one with 9d, 1/6d and 2/5d, and the other with 2/-, 2/6d and 3/-, the first superb, and the other very fine except for two pin holes at top and a minor bend at lower left. BW Nos. 419x and 422x, cat AU$1000 (2)

      

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