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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, QUEEN ELIZABETH II ISSUES

    Lot 273
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1953 Produce Food 3d and 3d se-tenant strips of 3 affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, some staining along top and slight damage on reverse at top and bottom where the card has been affixed for display purposes. BW 292x, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 274
    Estimate: $1,750

    1953-54 Queen Elizabeth II 1d Purple die proof in issued colour liberated from its sunken mount, large margins and fine. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 293DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 275
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,350

    1953-54 Queen Elizabeth II 2d Blue die proof in issued colour liberated from its sunken mount, large margins and fine. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 294DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 276
    Estimate: $1,750

    1953-54 Queen Elizabeth II 3d Green die proof in issued colour liberated from its sunken mount, large margins and fine. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection,. BW 295DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 277
    Estimate: $400

    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 278
    Estimate: $1,750

    1953-54 Queen Elizabeth II 3d Carmine-red die proof in issued colour liberated from its sunken mount, large margins and with a few wrinkles. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 296DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 279
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    1953-54 Queen Elizabeth II 3d Carmine-red block of 4 affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, sellotape across top, and right side (on reverse), otherwise fine. BW 296x, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 280
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1953-54 Queen Elizabeth II 6d Orange C of A Watermark block of 4 showing large inking variety on left-hand vertical pair partially obscuring Queen's face, lower units MUH

     

    Lot 281
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,500

    1953 Young Farmer's Clubs 3d die proof in issued colours, liberated from its sunken mount and showing register marks outside design, few minor wrinkles. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 303DP(1), cat AU$3500

     

    Lot 282
    Estimate: $1,500

    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 283
    Estimate: $150

    1953 Tasmanian Sesquicentenary 3d se-tenant pair and 2/- on Post Office Publicity Card, stained in corners where sellotape had been affixed for display purposes, otherwise fine. BW 306x, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 284
    Estimate: $120

    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 285
    Estimate: $120

    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 286
    Estimate: $120

    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 287
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $320

    1954 Red Cross 3d block of 9 from bottom left corner of sheet showing Plate No. '-4-' fine and lightly mounted on three units. BW 312zl. cat AU$400

     

    Lot 288
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $200

    1954 Red Cross 3d block of 4 from bottom left corner of sheet showing single Plate Dot in Blue, fine with lower units MUH. BW 312zn, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 289
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1954 Red Cross 3d block of 4 from bottom left corner of sheet showing two Plate Dots in Blue, fine MUH. BW 312zp, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 290
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,350

    1955-57 Queen Elizabeth II 4d Claret die proof in issued colour liberated from its sunken mount, large margins and fine. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 319DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 291
    Estimate: $300

    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 292
    Estimate: $1,750

    1955-57 Queen Elizabeth II 10d Grey-blue die proof in issued colour liberated from its sunken mount, large margins and fine. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 322DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 293
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,350

    1955-57 Queen Elizabeth II 1/0d Dull Violet-blue die proof in issued colour liberated from its sunken mount, large margins and fine. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 323DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 294
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    1955-57 Queen Elizabeth II 1/0d Deep Grey-blue block of 4 affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, few minor marks and sellotape adhesion of reverse. BW 323x, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 295
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,350

    1955-57 Queen Elizabeth II 1/7d Red-brown die proof in issued colour liberated from its sunken mount, large margins and fine. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 324DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 296
    Estimate: $120

    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 297
    Estimate: $150

    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 298
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    1957 7d Royal Flying Doctor Service showing strong 'Offset', marginal MUH from right of sheet. BW 337c, cat AU$750

     

    Lot 299
    Estimate: $70

    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 300
    Estimate: $500

    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 301
    Estimate: $750

    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 302
    Estimate: $2,000

    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 303
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1959-63 Queen Elizabeth II 3d Blue-green gutter block of 8 from right of sheet showing a late state of the Type V perforation pip fracture, fine MUH folded through gutter. BW 350bb, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 304
    Estimate: $200

    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 305
    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 306
    Estimate: $750

    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 307
    Estimate: $100

    1959 Queen Elizabeth II 5d Blue booklet pane of 6 used on registered unaddressed first day cover, cancelled at Georgetown (Tas) 23 MR 60. BW 356y, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 308
    Estimate: $350

    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 309
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,500

    1959-63 1/6d Christmas Bells die proof in issued colour in non-contemporary sunken mount. Nine die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 366DP(1), cat AU$3000 in original mount

     

    Lot 310
    Estimate: $2,000

    1959 Queensland Self-Government Centenary 4d die proof in issued colours liberated from its sunken mount, large margins all round and superb. The violet colour for the jacaranda was printed from electrotype plates on the issued stamps and there was no die, so for the presentation die proofs this colour was added by handpainting. This stamp is one of only a handful for which this technique was applied. Nine die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 375DP(1), cat $AU$3000

     

    Lot 311
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,350

    1962 John McDouall Stuart 5d die proof in issued colour liberated from its sunken mount, some stain marks from sellotape used for mounting, impinging on design at upper left. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 386DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 312
    Estimate: $90

    1963-65 Queen Elizabeth II 5d Green Booklet Pane of 6 used on unaddressed WCS first day cover (Clarence Street Sydney, 17 June 1964). BW 400y, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 313
    Estimate: $140

    1963-65 Queen Elizabeth II 5d Green vertical blocks of 6 from booklet plate showing Plate Nos. '-1-' and '-2-' at top, fine MUH. BW 400za,zb, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 314
    Estimate: $100

    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 315
    Estimate: $15,000 Realised Price : $19,000

    1963-65 Navigators set of six presentation die proofs in issued colours, liberated from their sunken mounts, all with adequate to large margins. The 1 and 2 show some marks from the sellotape used to affix the proofs in their mounts, not affecting the designs, and the others are very fine. Ten die proofs were prepared of the 4/-, nine of the 7/6d, 10/-, 1 and 2, and eight of the 5/-, one each of which is in the Royal Collection. Also included are the original envelopes which contained each mounted proof. Rarely offered as a complete set. BW 404-409(DP)1, cat AU$24000

       

    Lot 316
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,400

    1963-65 Navigators set of four Post Office Publicity Cards, comprising 4/- block of 4, 5/- block of 4, 7/6d and 2, and 10/- and 1. The 5/- and 7/6d/2 cards have several mild creases, otherwise the cards are clean and the condition is generally good. Rarely offered as a complete set. BW 404x, 405x, 408xc, 409xc, cat AU$1400

        

    Lot 317
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $575

    1963-65 Navigators 2 King used with 1 Bass on white paper and 9d Magpie on small piece, cancelled Marryatville (S.A.), 28 SE 65. A very scarce combination use of the two highest values of the Navigator series

     

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