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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, QUEEN ELIZABETH II ISSUES, PRE-DECIMAL COLLECTOR AND PRESENTATION SETS

    Lot 481
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $75

    Duplicated range of empty folders used for Collector's Sets, earliest being c1930 green folder bound with green cord, and later horizontal folders in a variety of card stocks, also Miller Bros. printed folder (few stains) (11)

       

    Lot 482
    Estimate: $900 Realised Price : $850

    c1944 Collector's Set of Specimen Stamps in Miller Bros. folder, comprising 1d Green Queen Dies 1 and 2, 1d Red-brown, 2d Scarlet Dies 1 and 2, 3d and 1/4d KGVI, d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 9d and 1/- Zoological, 1/6d Hermes, 2/- Kangaroo and 5/- Robes CTO, and 10/-, 1 Robes optd 'SPECIMEN', all stamps full OG and unmounted, would seem to be missing the 1942 definitives. Folder with some stains (18)

      

    Lot 483
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $100

    c1952 Collector's Specimen Set in grey folder (C.7191/50 imprint), comprising d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 9d and 1/- Zoological, 1d Princess, 1d, 2d Queen Mother, 2d Chocolate, 3d Green, 3d, 4d, 6d Green, 7d, 1/0d KGVI, 8d, 2/6d Aboriginal, 1/3d Hereford Bull, 1/6d Hermes, 2/- Aboriginal Art and 5/- Arms all CTO, plus, 10/-, 1 and 2 Arms optd 'SPECIMEN'. Fine (25 stamps)

      

    Lot 484
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    c1953 Collector's Specimen Set removed from folder, possibly not an original composition (why two different 3d?), and comprising d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 9d, 1/- Zoological, 1d Princess, 1d, 2d Queen Mother, 2d Chocolate, 3d, 4d, 6d, 7d, 1/0 d KGVI, 3d, 3d QEII, 8d. 2/6d Aboriginal, 1/3d Hereford Bull, 2/- Aboriginal Art, 5/- Arms CTO, and 10/-, 1 and 2 Arms optd 'SPECIMEN' (the 10/- is hinged), all fine (26 stamps)

     

    Lot 485
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $125

    1953 Collector's Specimen Set in grey folder (no coded imprint), comprising d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 9d and 1/- Zoological, 1d, 3d QEII, 1d, 2d Queen Mother, 2d Chocolate, 3d, 4d, 6d Green, 7d, 1/0d KGVI, 8d, 2/6d Aboriginal, 1/3d Hereford Bull, 1/6d Hermes, 2/- Aboriginal Art and 5/- Arms all CTO, plus 10/-, 1 and 2 Arms optd 'SPECIMEN'. The contents of this folder appear original, however one would expect the 3d QEII to have replaced the 3d KGVI). Fine (25 stamps)

      

    Lot 486
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $105

    1953 Collector's Specimen Set in grey folder (no coded imprint), comprising d, 4d, 6d, 9d and 1/- Zoological, 1d, 3d, 3d QEII, 2d Queen Mother, 2d Chocolate, 6d Green, 7d, 1/0d KGVI, 1/6d Hermes, 2/- Aboriginal Art, 2/6d Aboriginal and 5/- Arms all CTO, plus 10/-, 1 and 2 Arms optd 'SPECIMEN'. (The 4d, 8d and 1/3d were withdrawn from the folders in late 1953; this folder dates from prior to the inclusion of the 2d and 6d QEII in 1954). Fine (20 stamps)

      

    Lot 487
    Estimate: $70 Realised Price : $55

    c1963 Collector's Specimen Set removed from folder, comprising d Kangaroo, 1957 10d QEII, 1959-62 1d, 2d, 3d, 5d QEII, 6d, 8d, 11d Fauna, 1/6d, 2/-, 2/3d, 2/5d, 3/- Flora, 5/- Cattle, 1961 1/- Colombo Plan, and Arms 10/-, 1 and 2 optd 'SPECIMEN'. Dated to 1962/63 prior to inclusion of 5d Green QEII. Arms set mounted (19 stamps)

     

    Lot 488
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $260

    c1964 Collector's Specimen Set in deep blue-green folder (C.11841/63 imprint at lower left corner of back), stamps contained in glassine envelopes and comprising d Kangaroo, 2/6d Aboriginal, 10d QEII, 1959-63 1d, 2d, 3d QEII, 8d, 11d, 1/2d Fauna, 2/-, 2/3d, 3/- Flora, 5/- Cattle, 1961 1/- Colombo Plan, 1963 5d Green QEII, 1963 4/- Navigator, 1963-64 6d, 9d, 1/6d, 2/5d Birds all CTO, and 10/-, 1 and 2 Arms optd 'SPECIMEN'. Also 5d, 8d, 1/-, 2/- and 2/3d Australian Antarctic Territory, and 5d - 2/3d Cocos (Keeling) Islands, all CTO. This folder dates from prior to the replacement of the Arms with Navigators. Fine (34 stamps)

      

    Lot 489
    Estimate: $450 Realised Price : $525

    1965 Collector's Specimen Set in glassine envelopes affixed in deep blue-green folder (C.11841/63 imprint at lower right on back), comprising d Kangaroo, 1957 10d QEII, 1959-63 1d, 2d, 3d QEII, 8d, 11d, 1/2d Fauna, 2/3d Yellow-green Wattle, 1961 1/- Colombo Plan, 1963 5d Green QEII, 1963-65 6d, 9d, 1/6d, 2/-, 2/5d, 2/6d, 3/- Birds, and 4/-, 5/- Navigators all CTO, and 7/6d, 10/-, 1 (both cream paper) and 2 (opt at base) Navigators optd 'SPECIMEN'. Also 5d, 8d, 1/-, 2/- and 2/3d Australian Antarctic Territory and 3d - 2/3d Cocos (Keeling) Islands CTO. Fine (35 stamps)

      

    Lot 490
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $150

    c1957 Presentation Booklet bound with blue cord, with buff cover with printed coat-of-arms, the frontispiece inscribed 'With the Compliments/of the/Director-General/Posts and Telegraphs', and comprising eleven leaves with hinged examples of all Australian stamps issued from 1952 up to 1957 (the last being the 4d SA Responsible Govt), also with Nauru, Norfolk Island and Papua and New Guinea issues of the same period. Fine, the circumstances of the presentation are not known

         

    Lot 491
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $160

    1959 Presentation Booklet with blue cover showing Coat-of-Arms, bound with blue cord and frontispiece inscribed 'With the Compliments/of the/Director-General/Posts and Telegraphs', containing all issues between 1954 and 1959 (ending with Queensland Self-Government), also Christmas Island 1958 2c - $1, Norfolk Island (incomplete, only Ball Bay d, 1d, 2d, 4d and 3d, 2/- new colours, and 1953 10d), Nauru 1954 d - 5/-, PNG 1952 d - 1 and 1957 4d, 7d, 1/7d and 5/-), all affixed with hinges. Small stain at edge of a few pages, otherwise fine (94)

        

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