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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL STATIONERY, AEROGRAMMES

    Lot 394
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    Estimate: $170 Realised Price : $240

    Duplicated collection, largely mint, from 1950 7d up to 1990s, with virtually all issues up to 1980 represented, incl 1952 (x 3) and 1959 (x 4) Official aerogrammes optd SPECIMEN, FDI cancels, many unfolded. Also Reserve Bank of Australia packing slips for various decimal issues (14). A few small faults, and including some useful pieces (161 aerogrammes, 14 packing slips)

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    Lot 395
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    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $525

    Range of various types of SPECIMEN overprints or handstamps, comprising 1950 7d, 1952 10d, 1953 10d, 1954 10d, 1959 10d, 1960 10d Qantas, 1961 10d Christmas, 1962 10d World Power Conference, 1962 10d Christmas, 1962 Commonwealth Games, 1963 Christmas, and 1965 Christmas, plus 1959 OHMS (both red and violet opts). All folded and very fine. BW cat AU$1500 (14)

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    Lot 396
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $210

    1944 7d Blue on Yellow-ochre paper, superb unused and unfolded, from the special printing with ungummed flap for use in Papua and New Guinea. BW A2C, cat AU$500

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    Lot 397
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $300

    1944 7d Blue on Yellowish paper with admonition removed, with Qantas Christmas greetings printed cachet on inside, addressed to Hudson Fysh and used from Sydney to England 13 DEC 44, fine. BW A2d, cat AU$800

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    Lot 398
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    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $5,750

    c1962 10d Stockman Photogravure Trial Printing (design adapted from the 1949 U.P.U. commemorative), used and folded once vertically, with vertical crease at left and a few small marks on address panel and reverse. This was produced as one of the first trials printed on the Chambon photogravure press, with printings made both in London and later in Melbourne after the arrival of the machine. Very rare, and possibly the only example now held in private hands, ex the Nita Wilson collection. BW A13E(1), cat AU$2500

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    Lot 399
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1966 9c Red and Deep Blue handstamped SPECIMEN (35mm x 34mm) in black, believed to be used for presentation purposes, rare. Folded, otherwise very fine

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    Lot 400
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $160

    1966 9c Red and Dark Blue handstamped SPECIMEN ONLY (75mm x 7mm) in violet, for use by P.O. Training School, scarce. Folded, otherwise very fine. ASC A25 variety

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    Lot 401
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $180

    1968 10c Light Blue and Orange V Jet design without 'OVERSEAS SERVICE', with large (58mm x 16mm) seriffed 'SPECIMEN' overprint in bright pink on face, with two additional strikes on reverse. Unused, unfolded and very fine. A rare archival overprint

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    Lot 402
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    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $125

    1968 10c Light Blue and Orange 'OVERSEAS SERVICE' omitted, with 'SPECIMEN ONLY' handstamp in violet-blue, additionally with '5c' surcharge, folded and otherwise very fine, a very scarce P.O. Training School Specimen. ASC A29 variety

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    Lot 403
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    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1971 10c Red and Green Jet design, error 'All Green Printing Omitted', unused and folded once through middle panel, few other minor creases, rare. ASC A35 variety. (It is possible this error is actually A36 or A37, since with the green colour omitted identification is ambiguous)

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    Lot 404
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1971 10c Red and Green Jet design, error 'All Green Printing Omitted', unused and folded, with a few other light creases, otherwise fine and rare. ASC A35 variety. (It is possible this error is actually A36 or A37, since with the green colour omitted identification is ambiguous)

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    Lot 405
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $270

    1972 12c Christmas handstamped sans-serif SPECIMEN in blue-violet (55mm x 10mm), and handstamped sans-serif TEST LETTER in violet (51mm x 5mm), both unfolded and superb; also handstamped sans-serif CANCELLED in blackish-purple (59mm x 10mm) (folded and sealed, slight damage at base); and 1971 12c Orange-red and Green Jet design handstamped sans-serif TEST LETTER in violet (51mm x 5mm), unfolded and superb. Very scarce, ASC A37,A39 varieties (4)

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    Lot 406
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    1972 12c Christmas overprinted sans-serif SPECIMEN (55mm x 10mm) in blue-violet, two examples - one unfolded and superb, other folded and sealed with minor soiling, very scarce. ASC A39 variety (2)

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    Lot 407
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1972 12c Christmas handstamped 'TEST LETTER' in violet, unused (folded and sealed, very fine), and two further examples sealed but unaddressed cancelled by multiple strikes of Adelaide machine cancels in 1978 (both creased and somewhat soiled presumably caused by passage through cancelling machinery), a scarce group. ASC A39 varieties (3)

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    Lot 408
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1974 20c Red and Green Jet design, error 'Portion of Stamp Impression and Other Printing on Front Panel Omitted', folded and unused, and with several other light creases including one vertically. A spectacular error, ASC 43 variety

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    Lot 409
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    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $340

    1976 25c Red and Black Jet design, error 'Red Omitted', unused and folded and with few light creases. Apparently caused by a large misplacement of paper fold during printing, as the red 'AEROGRAMME' heading appears printed diagonally on the lower panel. A rare and spectacular error, ASC A46 variety

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    Lot 410
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1976 25c Red and Black Jet design unfolded with large margins at top and left caused by paper fold subsequent to printing but prior to die-cutting, and showing '034540' marginal marking at upper left, and small portion of further marginal marking at right, normally trimmed off prior to issue. Unusual, ASC A46 variety

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    Lot 411
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    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1980 33c Red and Blue Jet design, error 'Red Omitted' unused and folded, very fine. A rare and spectacular error, ASC A52 variety

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    Lot 412
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    1983 40c Jet design handstamped 'SUPERSEDED' in violet (57mm x 14mm) (Hang-gliding design, x 2), and another handstamped TEST MAIL in blue (45mm x 9mm, Hot Air Ballooning design), superb and very scarce (3)

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    Lot 413
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $170

    1952 'Postage/Paid' OHMS airletters, three examples used from Melbourne, 23 APR 1954 to Maine, 31 AUG 55 to England and 10 MAY 1960 to New York, last with variety 'White Flaw Between A and I of MAIL' and showing typewritten corrections 'HER over 'HIS' and 'AEROGRAMME' over 'AIRLETTER', all fine. BW AO1, cat AU$175 (3)

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    Lot 414
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    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $1,000

    c1952 'POSTAGE/PAID' OHMS airletter used from Melbourne to Sao Paulo, Brazil, 18 September 1953, inside with typed publicity for the 3d Tasmanian Stamp Centenary issue, very fine. The rare variant with 'POSTAGE/PAID in capitals, BW AO2, cat AU$750

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