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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, QUEEN ELIZABETH II ISSUES

    Lot 321
    Estimate: $7,000

    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 322
    Estimate: $50

    1953-56 Queen Elizabeth II 3d Carmine-red block of 4 affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, sellotape stains on front and reverse from previous mounting, and a few other small marks. BW296x, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 323
    Estimate: $220

    1954 Royal Visit 3d Carmine-red M (150) & U (20) accumulation of plate varieties, mostly in positional multiples, and including 'Retouch to Duke's Forehead' State II in M block of 18 (badly toned) and U (2), Major Re-entry in M block of 8 (2) and U (8), plus a number of other listed flaws. Also 7d (21) and 2/- (21) M. High cat value (212)

        

    Lot 324
    Estimate: $650

    1954 Royal Visit 3d Carmine block of 18 from top right corner of sheet, R3/6 showing variety 'Retouch to Duke's Forehead' State I, some small tone spots on some units (not the variety) and mounted in selvedge only. Also State II of the same variety fine used. A scarce pair, BW 308j,ja, cat AU$2200+

     

    Lot 325
    Estimate: $280

    1954 3d Red Cross blocks of 4 from bottom left corners of sheets showing Plate Nos. '1', '2', '3' and '4' ('2' and '4' partial only). Plate 2 hinged on upper units, and Plate 4 hinged in selvedge only, otherwise very fine MUH. BW cat AU$800 (16)

     

    Lot 326
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    1955-57 10d Deep Grey-blue Queen Elizabeth II strip of 8 from top of right pane of Sheet D showing portion of roughly engraved 'CENTRE OF WORK' (in reverse) in selvedge. Few minor bends otherwise very fine MUH. BW 322za, cat AU$120

     

    Lot 327
    Estimate: $50

    1955 Cobb & Co. 3d and 2/- (2 each) affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, staining at edges caused by previous sellotape, few minor bends and one 3d with tone spot. BW 327x, Cat AU$200

     

    Lot 328
    Estimate: $60

    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 329
    Estimate: $60

    1955 YMCA 3d block of 4 affixed to Post Office Publicity Card, sellotape marks at base from previous mounting and area of thinning on reverse, otherwise fine. BW 328x, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 330
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    1958 2/- QANTAS 'Round the World' Flight block of 12 from bottom right corner of sheet, R7/6 showing variety 'Re-entry to Last A of AUSTRALIA'. One unit mounted, otherwise Superb MUH. BW 340d, cat AU$100+

     

    Lot 331
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $210

    1959-62 2d Red-brown Coil Perforation block of 8 from base of Sheet D showing complete Plate No. '2' followed by five X's, superb MUH. BW 348zc, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 332
    Estimate: $2,400

    1959-63 5d Deep Blue Queen Elizabeth II error 'Imperforate at Left' superb MUH. Only nine examples were discovered. BW 355bd, cat AU$5000

     

    Lot 333
    Estimate: $180 Realised Price : $135

    1959-64 8d Tiger Cat blocks of 6 from bottom right corner of sheets showing the four states of variety 'Retouch to Shading Right of Animal's Head', one being the 'typhoon' retouch, superb MUH. BW 358(II)s/sc (24)

     

    Lot 334
    Estimate: $350

    1959-64 2/3d Wattle group of plate varieties, with 2/3d Green on Yellow variety 'Oblique Line Through Right Side of First T of WATTLE' (R4/9) in MUH block of 4, First Retouch in M strip of 3, and Second Retouch in M pair and used; and 2/3d Bright Yellow-green on white paper R4/9 Second Retouch in MUH block of 10, and R1/2 variety 'Colour Spot over 2/3 Retouched' in block of 4 (helecon paper, some gum disturbance). BW cat AU$1150+ (24)

     

    Lot 335
    Estimate: $60

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

     

    Lot 336
    Estimate: $2,200 Realised Price : $3,400

    1963-65 Navigators 7/6d Olive James Cook, die proof in issued colour on cream paper backed onto thin card (79 x 61mm), adhesions in corners from previous mounting otherwise very fine and attractive. This proof has several characteristics differentiating it from the presentation die proofs in sunken mounts, and is one of very few proofs from this period with a different (though unknown) origin. Unlisted by BW

     

    Lot 337
    Estimate: $220 Realised Price : $180

    1964 Guillaux Flight 5d Sage-green block of 16 from top left corner of sheet, R4/4 with variety 'Re-entry to Second A of AUSTRALIA and Back of Fuselage of Plane'; also block of 6 from bottom right corner of sheet, R8/8 with variety 'Weak Entry between Wheel and 5d', both superb MUH. BW 423d,e, cat AU$560+

     

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