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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, QUEEN ELIZABETH II ISSUES

    Lot 443
    Estimate: $10,000

    1953 Produce Food 3d and 3d se-tenant strips of 3 presentation 'die proofs' in issued colours (actually imperforate stamps) in sunken mounts, with Note Printing cachets on reverse endorsed '6/23-1-53' (presented to Sir Daryl Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee). Eight pairs of die proofs were prepared, one pair of which is in the Royal Philatelic Collection. A few tone spots on 3d Beef, otherwise fresh and superb and a rarely offered set. BW 287/8/9DP(1) and 290/1/2/DP(1), cat AU$18000 (2)

      

    Lot 444
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1953-54 Queen Elizabeth II 3d Green block of 4 with 'Misplaced Perforations' shifted 3mm to the left, fine MUH. BW 295bg, cat AU$600

     

    Lot 445
    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $900

    1953 Young Farmers' Clubs 3d block of 4 from left of sheet showing 'Misplaced Vignette'. Faint hinge mark in selvedge only, a popular and spectacular variety that is rarely offered in a block. BW 303c, cat AU$2000

     

    Lot 446
    Estimate: $120

    1953 3d Young Farmers block of 4 affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, few marks and a small crease at left, and abraded at top corners where it has been affixed for display purposes. BW 303x, cat AU$220

     

    Lot 447
    Estimate: $150

    1954 Royal Visit 3d, 7d and 2/- affixed to Post Office Publicity Card fine and fresh apart from sellotape mark on reverse. BW 310x, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 448
    Estimate: $100

    1954 Red Cross 3d block of 9 from bottom left corner of sheet showing Plate No. '-1-', fine and lightly mounted on two units. BW 312z, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 449
    Estimate: $100

    1954 Red Cross 3d block of 9 from bottom left corner of sheet showing Plate No. '-2-', fine and lightly mounted on three units. BW 312zd, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 450
    Estimate: $100

    1954 Red Cross 3d block of 9 from bottom left corner of sheet showing Plate No. '-3-' fine and lightly mounted on three units. BW 312zh, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 451
    Estimate: $250

    1955-57 Queen Elizabeth II 7d Violet die proof in issued colour removed from its sunken mount, badly stained by the sellotape used to affix the proof inside the mount, hence the low estimate. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 321DP(1), cat A$3000

     

    Lot 452
    Estimate: $100

    1955 Cobb & Co. 3d and 2/- pairs affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, few marks on face and some sellotape adhering to the reverse. BW 327x, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 453
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $2,500

    1955 3d Y.M.C.A. Centenary presentation die proof in issued colours mounted in sunken frame, with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '15/5.7.55' (for Mr H.L. Anthony, Postmaster-General). As noted in the Brusden-White catalogue, the red triangle on this proof has been hand painted. Eight proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Philatelic Collection. Fresh and superb. BW 328DP(1), cat AU$4000

     

    Lot 454
    Estimate: $120

    1957 7d Royal Flying Doctor Service block of 4 affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, one small mark on face, otherwise fine. BW 337x. cat AU$200

     

    Lot 455
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1958 Qantas Round the World Flight 2/- block of 12 from bottom right corner of sheet, the first unit being variety 'Re-entry to Last A of AUSTRALIA' (R7/6), fresh MUH. BW 340d cat AU$100+, SG 301a cat 42+

     

    Lot 456
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,500

    1959-63 2d Brown Queen Elizabeth II presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame, with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '27.3.62 4' (for Mr B.F. Jones, Deputy Director-General of the P.M.G.'s Department). Fresh and superb, offered with the envelope in which it was originally contained. Nine die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Philatelic Collection. BW 348DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 457
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1959-63 Queen Elizabeth II 2d Reddish-brown coil perf. block of 8 from top of sheet showing Plate No. '1' without dashes, two units lightly mounted. BW 348z, cat AU$750

     

    Lot 458
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    1959-63 Queen Elizabeth II 2d Reddish-brown coil perf block of 12 from bottom of sheet showing Plate No. '2' without dashes, fine MUH. BW 348zc, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 459
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    1959-63 Queen Elizabeth II 2d Reddish-brown coil perf block of 8 from bottom of sheet showing Plate No. '3' without dashes, lightly mounted on two units and the rarest of the 2d plate numbers. BW 348zd, cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 460
    Estimate: $180

    1959-63 Queen Elizabeth II 3d Blue-green coil perf block of 12 from left of sheet showing Plate No. '3' without dashes, mounted in selvedge only. BW 350za, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 461
    Estimate: $200

    1959-63 Queen Elizabeth II 3d Blue-green coil perf block of 8 from left of sheet showing Plate No. '3' without dashes, fine MUH. BW 350za, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 462
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $170

    1959-63 Queen Elizabeth II 4d Booklet Pane used on very scarce commercial cover 1959 (25 Mar) from Crows Nest to USA, missent within US, correct 2/- airmail rate

     

    Lot 463
    Estimate: $600

    1959-63 Queen Elizabeth II 5d Blue coil perf block of 8 from top of sheet showing part Plate No. '2' with five X's to left, fine and mounted in selvedge only. BW 355z, cat AU$1250

     

    Lot 464
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $800

    1959-64 6d Brown Banded Anteater, Eileen Mayo watercolour sketch of her adopted design executed on thick card (155 x 185mm) signed by the artist and numbered '9' (of 10), and with issued stamp affixed at lower right cancelled by G.P.O. Sydney cds on first day of issue

     

    Lot 465
    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 466
    Estimate: $250

    1959-63 8d Tiger Cat four blocks of 6 from the bottom right corner of Sheet C, showing the four states of R9/6 'Retouched Shading Right of Animal's Head', State IV being the 'Typhoon' Retouch. One unit of each block lightly mounted. BW 358(II)s/sc, cat AU$650 (24)

        

    Lot 467
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $750

    1959-64 9d Deep Sepia Kangaroos, Eileen Mayo watercolour sketch of her adopted design executed on thick card (145 x 185mm) signed by the artist and numbered '9' (of 10), and with issued stamp affixed at lower right and cancelled by Clarence St. First Day of Issue cds

     

    Lot 468
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $750

    1959-64 11d Deep Blue Rabbit Bandicoot, Eileen Mayo watercolour sketch of her adopted design executed on thick card (155 x 185mm) signed by the artist and numbered '3' (of 5)

     

    Lot 469
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $750

    1959-64 1/- Deep Green Platypus, Eileeen Mayo watercolour sketch of her adopted design but with 10d denomination executed on thick card (155 x 185mm) signed by the artist and numbered '3' (of 5), and with issued stamp affixed at lower right cancelled by Clarence St. First Day of Issue cds

     

    Lot 470
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $360

    1959-64 1/- Deep Green Platypus, Eileen Mayo watercolour sketch of her adopted design executed on thick card (155 x 185mm) signed by the artist and numbered '4' (of 5), and with issued stamp affixed at lower right cancelled by Clarence St. First Day of Issue cds

     

    Lot 471
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $750

    1959-64 1/2d Deep Purple Tasmanian Tiger, Eileen Mayo watercolour sketch of her adopted design executed on thick card (185 x 155) signed by the artist and numbered '2' (of 5). Apparently only five such sketches were prepared not ten as stated in the note in the Brusden-White catalogue

     

    Lot 472
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1961-64 5/- Cattle both cream and white papers MUH. Retail AU$170+ (2)

     

    Lot 473
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    1961-64 5/- Cattle Cream Paper lower left corner block of 20 (4 x 5) superb CTO with full gum. BW 373w cat 300

     

    Lot 474
    Estimate: $100

    1963-65 5d Green Queen Elizabeth II 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 475
    Estimate: $80

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

     

    Lot 476
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $525

    1963-65 Navigators 4/- to 2 blocks of 4 (10/-, 1 white paper) each with central G.P.O. Sydney cds, fine, no gum. SG cat 565 (24)

       

    Lot 477
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $420

    1963-65 Navigators 7/6d Cook MUH block of 40. BW cat AU$600

     

    Lot 478
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1963-65 Navigators set 7/6d to 2 opt 'SPECIMEN', MUH (4)

     

    Lot 479
    Estimate: $120

    1963 2/3d COMPAC Cable block of 4 affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, very fine apart from a couple of minor creases at base. BW 411x, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 480
    Estimate: $1,000

    1964-65 Australian Birds 6d Yellow-tailed Thornbill presentation proof mounted in sunken frame, endorsed 'Mr Jones 4' (for Mr C.F. Jones, Deputy Director-General of the PMG's Department). This proof shows sufficient margin to indicate that a normal perforated stamp has been used, which is almost certainly the case for all examples. The current BW price must therefore be revised. Nine proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Philatelic Collection. Fresh and superb, and offered with the envelope in which it was originally contained. BW412PP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 481
    Estimate: $2,000

    1964-65 Australian Birds 9d Black-backed Magpie presentation proof mounted in sunken frame, endorsed '7' in pencil on reverse (for Frank Manley, member of the Stamp Advisory committee). Nine proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Philatelic Collection. Fresh and superb. BW 414PP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 482
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,600

    1964-65 Australian Birds 2/5d Blue Wren presentation proof mounted in sunken frame, endorsed on reverse '4 Mr Jones' (for Mr B.F. Jones, Deputy Director-General of the PMG's Department). Nine proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Philatelic Collection. Fresh and superb, offered together with the original envelope in which it was contained. BW 419(PP)1, cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 483
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $230

    1965 50th Anniversary of ANZAC 5d, 8d and 2/3d affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, very fine. BW 428x, cat AU$350

     

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