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Stamp auction - 28 September 2017 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 28 September 2017. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 156 - Australia
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • New South Wales
250
Used (on letter or envelope)
1893-1911 covers or postcards (11) & postal stationery items (8) with a range of postmarks including smaller towns (Tweed Heads, Coolamon & Tumut noticed). Condition mixed but worth inspection. £70 to 90 £94.00
  • Queensland
251
 Used
1856-59 NSW 6d 'REGISTERED' orange & Prussian blue on hard bluish paper, clear to very large margins (portion of adjoining stamp at right) used with legible '81' sunburst of Warwick (Moreton Bay District, later Queensland). A good example of this scarce usage. £50 to 65 £115.00
252
Used (on letter or envelope)
1901-07 envelopes (11) to Tattersall's in Hobart, all with the usual spike holes & other faults, plus a postcard to Scotland. Range of cancellations. Also a PPC & envelope from South Australia & a cover from Western Australia to Hobart. (14 items) £50 to 70 £74.00
  • Tasmania
253
 Used
1853 4d bright red-orange Pl.1, an exceptional horizontal pair [10-11], with good to very large margins, touching [12] at right, both cancelled '64,' some vertical creasing & marginal scissor-cut well clear of designs. BPA Cert. 1990, SG.5, Cat. £2000. Provenance 'Dallas' July 1990 £650 to 900 £620.00
254
 M
 Block of four
1857 1d deep red brown double fine numeral '1' wmk inverted block of four, with good to large margins heavily toned brown gum, SG.25, very rare (basic stamp Cat. £1000 ea.) Ex Caspary , Amundsen & Tomasini collections. RPS Cert (1959). £500 to 800 £1450.00
255
Used (on letter or envelope)
1873-1909 covers or postcards (10), mainly fine but one or two with faults. £50 to 70 £76.00
256
 M
1899-1900 Pictorial set, M (2½d fault), SG.229/236. (8) Cat. £150 £40 to 50 £56.00
  • Victoria
257
 Used
1854-57 seventh printing Stone 2, 1d orange-brown horizontal pair (17-18) good to large margins, both cancelled with barred oval 2,' small thin & tiny pinhole at top (mentioned for accuracy), SG.27, RPS Cert. 2017. (2) £100 to 120 £145.00
258
Used (on letter or envelope)
1878-1907 covers (26) of which 17 are registered, a number to Tattersall's in Tasmania so condition mixed. One fine bookseller's advertising 1890 cover to London with 6d & 1d block of four. Some uncommon postmarks. Worth inspection. £150 to 200 £220.00
  • Australia
259
 M
 Used
AUSTRALIA & STATES 1913-2000 collection of M & U housed in four Alpha Major albums. £250 to 300 £290.00
260
 M
 Used
AUSTRALIA & STATES remaindered & duplicated ranges in three stock books or albums + leaves incl. Roos, KGV Heads etc. £100 to 150 £165.00
261
Used (on letter or envelope)
1913-43 envelopes (13) and 3 letter card fronts, all having Roo issues. Noted 5d on 1916 OHMS 'Quarantine Services' censored cover to the USA, pair of 1s on Imperial Airways first flight to England. A number are in combination with other issues. Condition is mixed. £70 to 90 £230.00
262
 M
 Used
1913-90 M & U collection housed on black hagner leaves in a ring binder commencing with ranges of Roo's mainly U with vals to £1 grey (pulled corner perf), KGV Heads to 1/4d M & U, 1913 6d Kookaburra M (crease) & U, commems incl. 1931 Kingsford Smith set M + OS on 6d (unused), 1932 5s Bridge FU, 1934 Centenary set M & U, 1934 MacArthur set M, 1935 Jubilee M, 1937-49 Robes (thick & thin papers) M, 1948 Arms High Values M, later ranges to 1990 + the odd cover, A.A.T etc. High catalogue value, condition a little mixed in places. (100's) £300 to 400 £430.00
263
 Used
1914-2010 good to FU collection housed in three quite well filled SG One Country albums (basic ranges), the highlight is the 1931-36 Wmk C of A £1 grey (Cat. £275) £250 to 350 £250.00
264
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930's-40's (mainly) approx 75 covers, many with airmail rates to Europe. 1930 'Murray River' FDC noted, also a number with King's Head covers. Viewing recommended. £100 to 130 £145.00
265
Used (on letter or envelope)
Covers or postal cards (approx 75) incl. two B.C.O.F Japan, many are airmail rates to Europe or the Americas, a number registered, some FDC's noted. Internal mail incl. a number with King's Head issues. Worth viewing. £150 to 200 £230.00
266
 Used
1932 Bridge set, VFU (usual irregular perfs on 5s), SG.141/143. (3) Cat. £215 £50 to 65 £50.00
267
 UM
1937-49 ½d Coil pair UM, SG.179b, 1d Coil strip of six, SG.181a, 2d Coil strip of three UM, SG.185, 2d top marginal UM block of six incl. Medal flaw, SG.185b, 1942-50 1d & 2d UM Coil pairs, SG.203a & 205a. Cat. £295 £80 to 100 £82.00
268
 UM
1938 2d scarlet Coil pair UM, SG.184a. (2) Cat. £350 £130 to 150 £130.00
269
 UM
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FORCE (Japan) 1945-47 Optd set UM, SG.J1/J7. (8) Cat. £190 £50 to 70 £82.00
270
 UM
1948-56 Arms set UM incl. extra 5s (thin paper), SG.223/224d & 224ab. (8) Cat. £240 £80 to 100 £80.00
271
Used (on letter or envelope)
FIRST DAY COVERS (66) mostly 1950's & 60's, but includes 1937 Sesqui-centenary of New South Wales (2), 1949 10s definitive cover, 1961 Stockmen 5s (3), 1964 Navigators £2, plus a few from the early 1980's. £100 to 130 £100.00
 
   
       
   
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