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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KING GEORGE VI ISSUES

    Lot 397
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $30

    Range of CTO stamps on hagner, with 1937-49 d, 1d Green Dies 1 and 2, 1d Red-brown, 1d Green, 2d Scarlet Dies 1 and 2, 2d Mauve, 3d Blue Dies 1 and 2, 3d Brown, 4d, 5d, 6d, 9d, 1/-, 1/4d, 5/-, 1941 2d on 2d, 3d on 3d, 5d on 5d Surcharges, 1942-44 1d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 5d, plus 10/- Robes optd 'SPECIMEN'. All full OG and unmounted (30)

     

    Lot 398
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $30

    Duplicated range of CTO issues on hagner, with 1937-49 d (3), 1d Green Die 2 (2), 1d Red-brown (3), 1d Green (2), 2d Red Die 2 (3), 2d Mauve (2), 3d Blue (2), 3d Brown (3), 4d (3), 5d (3), 6d (3), 9d (3), 1/- (3), 1/4d (3), 5/- (2), 1941 Surcharges 2d on 2d, 3d on 3d, 5d on 5d (3 each), 1942-44 1d (2), 1d (3), 2d (2), 3d (2), 5d (3), plus 10/- Robes optd 'SPECIMEN'. Mostly full OG and fine (62)

     

    Lot 399
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1938 d Kangaroo pair on scarce South Australian Stamp Co. FDC, handstamped address for The City Stamp Shop, Adelaide, very fine with unsealed flap

     

    Lot 400
    Estimate: $220 Realised Price : $250

    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 401
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    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 187zk Cat AU$1750

     

    Lot 402
    Estimate: $120

    1937-49 Perf 13 x 14 3d Blue KGVI Die II chalk-surfaced paper, Ash imprint block of 4, lower units MUH. BW 193zb Cat AU$225

     

    Lot 403
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $46

    1937-49 Perf 13 x 14 4d Koala Ash imprint blocks of 4, both types (with and without perf extension hole), one stamp mounted, otherwise fine MUH. BW 197z,za Cat AU$95

     

    Lot 404
    Estimate: $2,500

    1937-49 Perf 13 x 14 6d Kookaburra from top right corner of sheet showing part of Plate No. '2', lightly mounted. Three examples are recorded, the other two in blocks of 4 but showing a similar part number only. With 2006 Simon Dunkerley certificate. BW 202z Cat AU$7500

     

    Lot 405
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $65

    1937-49 Perf. 13 x 14 1/4d Magenta Ash imprint block of 4, one showing varieties 'Flaw on First A of AUSTRALIA' and 'Cigarette Flaw on Cheek Retouched', plus normal imprint block for comparison, stamps MUH. BW 211z,zc Cat AU$105

     

    Lot 406
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    1937-49 5/-, 10/- and 1 Robes chalky paper, 1 centred lower right, MUH (3)

     

    Lot 407
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1937-49 10/- and 1 Robes optd 'SPECIMEN', fine (2)

     

    Lot 408
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $90

    1937-49 1 Robes (damage to upper right corner) used with 5/- Robes strip of 3, 2/- Kangaroo pair and 3d KGVI on 1941 (9 Jul) cover from Brisbane to Detroit, Michigan, cancelled 'AIR MAIL/BRISBANE' cds, with diamond '1/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/22' in violet and U.S. Customs 'PASSED FREE'. Cover trimmed at left and right, but a fine franking

     

    Lot 409
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $125

    1937-49 1 Robes vertical pair used on small parcel tag, cancelled 'TELEGRAPH OFFICE/BENDIGO' cds, the date unfortunately illegible, and addressed to the E.S. & A. Bank in Melbourne. Upper unit with diagonal crease at top left, and lower unit with some degradation of the chalk surface in the left margin, however of fine appearance and a very unusual use of the 1 Robes on internal mail, the 2 postage represents 239-240 ounces at the 2d letter rate

     

    Lot 410
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $3,200

    1937-49 1 Robes unsurfaced paper used with 5/- Robes unsurfaced paper, 2/- Aboriginal Art pair, 3d Brown KGVI and d Kangaroo on c1949 registered parcel front (280 x 190mm), illegible cancellation but with 'R.A.A.F. MELBOURNE' registration label, addressed to Busselton, W.A. The 1 unsurfaced paper has not been previously reported on cover, and is unpriced in Brusden-White. A major George VI rarity

     

    Lot 411
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 6d Kookaburra gutter block of 20 from top of sheet misguillotined and showing corner and gutter imprints in top selvedge, folded in three places and with perfs separated at right edge of left pane, mounted in top selvedge only

     

    Lot 412
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $105

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 9d Platypus corner No Imprint block of 4, stamps MUH, lightly hinged in lower selvedge. BW 206zf Cat AU$225 as MUH

     

    Lot 413
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,150

    1937 N.S.W. Sesquicentenary 2d Scarlet sheet of 80, showing varieties 'Man with Tail', 'Pantaloon Flaw' and 'Koala in Tree' on LP R7/1, 10/2 and 10/3 respectively. Perf separation in gutter and top selvedge, few insignificant tone spots on reverse, and with some peripheral gum toning. These varieties are rarely seen in a complete sheet nowadays. BW 175d,f,h Cat AU$2500+

     

    Lot 414
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $600

    1937 N.S.W. Sesquicentenary 2d Scarlet sheet of 80 with varieties 'Man with Tail', 'Pantaloon Flaw' and 'Koala in Tree' on LP 7/1, 10/2 and 10/3 respectively. Some tone spots in lower half of sheet, one affecting LP 10/3, stain in central gutter and perf separation in top selvedge, but very scarce. The diagonal trim at lower right suggests that this is a Sheet D, Brusden-White indicates a '?' for sheet position of these varieties. BW 175d,f,h Cat AU$2500+

     

    Lot 415
    Estimate: $40

    1937 N.S.W. Sesquicentenary 2d Scarlet variety 'Man with Tail', a fine example cancelled by machine slogan. BW 175e Cat AU$100, SG 193a Cat 130

     

    Lot 416
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $440

    1937 N.S.W. Sesquicentenary 2d Scarlet variety 'Pantaloon' flaw and retouch, examples of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th (x 2) States, together with a normal stamp, all fine used. The 1st and 2nd states are prior to the development of the prominent coloured flaw on the soldier at left. A rarely offered group. BW 175f,fa,fb(x2) Cat AU$1200 (7)

       

    Lot 417
    Estimate: $400

    1937 N.S.W. Sesquicentenary 2d Scarlet left pane of 40 showing Plate No. '1' at lower left, small tear in left selvedge otherwise very fine. Very scarce and unusual in such a large multiple. BW 175za Cat AU$600

     

    Lot 418
    Estimate: $150

    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 419
    Estimate: $3,500 Realised Price : $3,200

    1940 A.I.F. 2d Scarlet block of 6 from top right corner of sheet with large part Plate No. '-2', perf reinforcement in right selvedge, otherwise very fine MUH. Plate No. 2 is unlisted in this position by Brusden-White, the other positions are priced at AU$7500

     

    Lot 420
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1942-44 1d Green Queen Mother block of 56 from Right Pane with 'By Authority' imprint, reverse showing sheet repair with white paper affecting 14 units. Unusual

      

    Lot 421
    Estimate: $600

    1942-44 1d Green Queen Mother perf pip block of 8 from top of sheet showing small portion of Plate No. '-10-', stamps MUH, lightly hinged in selvedge. BW 226za Cat AU$4500

     

    Lot 422
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1942-44 2d Scarlet KGVI corner block of 6, second unit variety 'White Face', BW 230c, four stamps including variety MUH, unusual showing only one unit affected. BW 230c Cat AU$275++

     

    Lot 423
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1942-44 2d Scarlet KGVI imprint block of 10 with large arrow-shaped flaw caused by interposition of a piece of paper during printing and affecting three units. Very striking and mostly MUH

     

    Lot 424
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $55

    1942-44 2d Scarlet KGVI horizontal strip of 3, first unit affected by pre-printing paper crease resulting in prominent void area, large part OG

     

    Lot 425
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    1942-44 2d Scarlet KGVI marginal block of 6, top right unit with heavy ink blob, stamps MUH

     

    Lot 426
    Estimate: $60

    1942-44 2d Scarlet KGVI booklet pane of 6 with 'Watermark Inverted', two units MUH. BW 230cb Cat AU$125

     

    Lot 427
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $240

    1942-50 King George VI 2d Scarlet block of 4 from lower left corner of sheet showing extensive 'Ink Stripping' resulting in the By Authority Imprint being almost completely omitted. Ironed out crease through upper pair, one unit hinged and with rust spot in lower selvedge. BW 206zo Cat AU$1000 for completely missing imprint

     

    Lot 428
    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $2,700

    1942-44 2d Scarlet KGVI top left corner block of 4 from right pane with perf pip, showing complete Plate No. '4' to right of pip, apparently caused by a positive offset of the plate number. Brusden-White lists Plate No. 4 as No. 230zd, but records no details. Cat AU$5000 for normal plate number

     

    Lot 429
    Estimate: $300

    1942-44 3d Blue KGVI marginal block of 4, variety Thin Paper, stamps MUH. BW 231a Cat AU$500 for hinged

     

    Lot 430
    Estimate: $250

    1942-44 3d Blue KGVI corner 'By Authority' imprint block of 20 (2 x 10) showing Partial Double Horizontal Perforations on left units. arricator marks in left selvedge, slight separation, mostly MUH

     

    Lot 431
    Estimate: $300

    1942-44 3d Blue KGVI corner 'By Authority' imprint block of 4 with variety 'White Face', upper units hinged and natural crease on one unit. BW 231c,zg Cat AU$600++

     

    Lot 432
    Estimate: $50

    1942-44 5d Emu marginal block of 4 with varieties 'Re-entry to T of AUSTRALIA' and 'Re-entry at Left and to AU of AUSTRALIA', fresh MUH. BW 232f,g

     

    Lot 433
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1942-44 5d Emu top right corner block of 10 from left pane, five units showing varying degrees of under-inking, and LP2/7 with variety 'Re-entry to Lower Frame from T to Right Corner', fresh MUH, BW 232l

     

    Lot 434
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $125

    1942-44 5d Emu corner 'By Authority' imprint block of 4, L10/1 with variety 'Retouched Clouds Above Emu' Type II, fresh MUH. BW 232zc Cat AU$150

     

    Lot 435
    Estimate: $100

    1946 Sir Thomas Mitchell PMG's Department Official FDC registered at Sydney, Unopened

     

    Lot 436
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1948-56 1/6d Hermes C of A Watermark block of 4 from left of sheet showing Plate No. '1' without dashes (mounted in selvedge only), and pair from left of sheet showing Plate No. '-2' (lightly hinged), fine and mounted in selvedge only. BW 0261z,zd (6)

      

    Lot 437
    Estimate: $90 Realised Price : $70

    1948-56 5/- Claret Coat-of-Arms 'Thin Paper', centred right, fine MUH. BW 268a Cat AU$225

     

    Lot 438
    Estimate: $7,500 Realised Price : $8,500

    1948-56 Coat-of-Arms 1 top right corner block of 4 optd 'SPECIMEN', mounted in top selvedge only, slight gum toning and corner unit with small paper adhesion, otherwise very fine. An important KGVI and SPECIMEN rarity, only one other block of 4 recorded in private hands, with Ceremuga certificate (2004). BW 270xa Cat AU$10000

     

    Lot 439
    Estimate: $1,000

    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 440
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1948-56 Coat-of-Arms 2 optd 'SPECIMEN' and with variety 'Roller Flaw Below E of POSTAGE', very fine with trace of hinge, scarce. BW271d(x) Cat AU$1500 MUH

     

    Lot 441
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $44

    1948-56 Coat-of-Arms 2 with forgery of rare 5mm SPECIMEN overprint, with Ceremuga (2000) and RPSV (2002) certificates. A useful reference stamp

     

    Lot 442
    Estimate: $2,000

    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

     

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