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    AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES, AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY

    Lot 271
    Estimate: $5,000T

    1911 cover printed for 'TASMANIAN TOURIST ASSOCIATION' bearing 1d Pictorial tied by double-circle 'LOOSE SHIP'S LETTER/POSTED AT/MACQUARIE ISLAND/ (penguin)/S.Y. AURORA/A.A.E' cachet and cancelled at Hobart 21 Dec 1911, some minor soiling. Very rare example of a semi-official government bureau usage. Great polar or bird exhibition item

     

    Lot 272
    Estimate: $17,500T Realised Price : $16,000

    1957-61 Sunken Die Proofs for 1957 2/- Blue, 1959 5d, 8d, 1/- and 2/3d, the 5d and 8d with hand-painted surcharged values, 1961 5d Blue and 5d Mawson, each complete with flap and framed 'R.B.A.' cachet and initials. A very fresh and fine set, minor blemish on 2/-. Only seven sets can exist and this is a rare opportunity to obtain a complete set intact

           

    Lot 273
    Estimate: $8,500T Realised Price : $7,500

    1966 Decimal Series, the original ten values to $1 (excl 5c). The set of PERFORATED COLOUR SEPARATION TRIALS on gummed paper, comprising four for each value. An important addition to any Antarctic collection, and also of significance to Commonwealth collectors as the only photogravure colour separation trials in private hands. Provenance: Ex Australia Post Archival Sale, where a set in blocks of four and two single sets were originally sold (40 colour trials)

     

    Lot 274
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $800

    1966 Decimal Series, the original ten values to $1 (excl 5c) affixed to three Post Office Presentation cards. Seldom offered

     

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