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This auction took place on 27 May 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 136 - Australia
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • Queensland
310
 Used
1860 1d carmine-rose horizontal pair FU numeral '151', good to large margins three sides, just touched or cut into at foot, SG. 1. Rare multiple. Cat. £1600++ (2) £300.00 £280.00
311
Used on piece or front
1860 6d green imperf. fine colour & good to very large margins all round, U with numeral '133' & well tied to small piece. Dalby Queensland c.d.s at left & signed by Diena, SG. 3. Cat. £800 (1) £350.00 N/S
312
 M
1881 20s rose very fresh M, SG. 127. Rare. Clear BPA Cert (1989) Cat. £1100 (1) £400.00 N/S
313

1900 Patriotic Fund 1d imperf. Colour Trial in yellow-green on un-gummed watermarked paper. (1) £120.00 N/S
314

1900 Patriotic Fund 1d imperf. Colour Trial in violet on un-gummed watermarked paper. (1) £120.00 N/S
315

1900 Patriotic Fund 1d imperf. Colour Trial in carmine on un-gummed watermarked paper. (1) £120.00 N/S
316

1900 Patriotic Fund 1d imperf. Colour Trial in blue on un-gummed watermarked paper. (1) £120.00 N/S
317

1900 Patriotic Fund 1d imperf. Colour Trial in slate-green on un-gummed watermarked paper. (1) £120.00 N/S
  • South Australia
318
 Used
1855 1d yellow green shade & from printing would appear to belong to the Colonial issue but clearly cancelled Adelaide SG. 24, good margins two sides, close on third & just cut into at right. Together with pair in dark green shade, used but cut into, also 1856-58 6d & 2d U. Cat. £1635 (5) £100.00 £125.00
319
 Used
1855 2d horizontal pair, clear to large margins, U with barred oval numerals, SG. 2. (2) Cat. £160++ £55.00 N/S
320  
1855 2d Imperf. marginal proof block of four in black (lower pair creased), scarce. (4) £50.00 N/S
321
 Used
1855 2d rose carmine horizontal pair, good to large margins VFU, SG. 2. Clear 1980 BPA Cert. £70.00 N/S
322
 Used
1855 2d rose carmine, two shades in horizontal strips of three, both with good to large margins & each cancelled void oval bars. One stamp with light crease but a lovely duo, SG. 2. (6) £150.00 £115.00
323
Used (on letter or envelope)
1855 cover to Glasgow bearing horizontal strip of three 2d rose carmine, good margins three sides, just touched above end stamp in top margin. Superb U with roller cancellation, red paid Adelaide c.d.s. Feb 2 1855 & b/s Glasgow Ap 6 1855. Part of address inked over but a most attractive cover showing early use of the issue. £350.00 N/S
324
 Used
1855 London Printing 1d dark green superb horizontal pair, good to large margins, used barred oval. SG. 1 has clear 1981 BPA & 1961 Diena Certs. £450.00 N/S
325
 Used
1856-58 2d red, huge margins showing portions of adjacent stamps both sides, superb U, SG. 9. (1) £25.00 £32.00
326    Used
1856-58 Imperf. 1s orange (2), 6d slate blue (4), 2d (4) incl. orange red (2) & blood red, 1d yellow green, all U & mostly good margins. Also reprint 1d, 2d & 6d. Fine lot. (14) Cat. £2410+ £400.00 £300.00
327  
1868-76 2d orange brown, two imperf. proof blocks of four, 1883-95 ½d green & 1898-1900 ½d both in imperf. blocks of six (two with defects) & 1883-95 ½d imperf. blocks of eight in green. (28) £95.00 £72.00
328
Used (on letter or envelope)
1886 envelope to New York sent via San Francisco. South Australia never had a trans-pacific contract with the USA so 5c Due levied in New York & 5c Due affixed to reverse & tied by light violet cancellation. Cover has been opened for display. £40.00 £30.00
329
 Essay
1891-96 Competition Essays 'Philatelist' No 24 2½d design for postage stamps with head at left, cut from an issued stamp. A well balanced & well drawn design in red marked 'any colour' but preferably medallion with head carmine & rest of stamp green. Rare. (1) £200.00 £210.00
330

1894 Colour Trials of the 2½d value imperf. corner block of four in mauve purple brown & olive green, also marginal block of six in violet-blue. Scarce group, black on blue has small stain at top on gum. (22) £150.00 £140.00
  • Tasmania
331
Used (on letter or envelope)
1854 envelope to Largs, Scotland endorsed 'Per Sarah Anne' & bearing 1853-55 4d Pl. 1 2nd state of the plate with large square margins. Has Launceston c.d.s. My 2 1854 & b/s Largs in orange, address excised in m/s & other imperfections. Very scarce item. £250.00 N/S
332    Used
Very fine reference collection of U material 1854, 1855 1d (2), 2d (2), 4d (5) incl. pair 1856-57 1d (2), 4d (4), 1857-60 1d (20), 2d (15), 1857-60 double prints 1d (4), 2d (5), 4d (9), 1858 6d (5), 1s (4), 1860-67 6d (15) incl. pair, 1863-71 rouletted 1d (crease), P.10 4d (3), 6d (4) & 1s, also 6d double print P.11½ to 12, 1d (3), 4d (2) strip of three, 6d (5), P.12½ to 13 1d, 4d & 6d, P.11 & 11½ 6d (22) & 1s (19) all U, condition of some variable but immense catalogue value. (180) £1500.00 £1300.00
333
Used (on letter or envelope)
1855 outer letter sheet to London bearing 4d Pl. 1 worn state, endorsed 'Per Marco Polo' & via Melbourne. The adhesive cut into three sides but well tied incl. by h/s '6', various c.d.s. & Australian Packet Hobart Town large c.d.s. in red etc. The left half of the original sided letter is missing but the remaining portion refers to the execution of two men, one of whom had been a Bullock driver for the writer & who had confessed to the murders of five men whom he had shot in the head, robbed & buried. A very interesting item. (1) £250.00 N/S
  • Victoria
334
 Used
1852-54 Queen on Throne 3d complete reconstruction of 50 stamps incl. two extra from overlapping multiples, nearly all FU with large margins, shows strips of five, strip of three & pair, few with slight faults but a remarkable piece. £500.00 £780.00
335
 M
1901-10 Crown /V Wmk. P.11 £1 rose & £2 deep blue, both fresh M. £2 has one short perf. at right but very scarce duo, SG. 407/8. Cat. £1875 £580.00 N/S
  • Western Australia
336
 Used
1857-59 wmk sideways imperf 2d brown black on red cut square with close to large margins, variety printed on both sides, VFU with clear 1983 RPS Cert. Excellent colour & free from thinning etc. SG.15a. Cat. £800 £400.00 £300.00
  • Australia
337    M
1902-58 Collection of predominantly M postage dues in Seven Seas (Australian) dedicated album, comprises 1902 (1st series) to 8d + 5s M, 1902 (2nd series) to 2s M, 1902 ditto P.11, 1d to 6d (excl. 5d) M, 1906 (3rd series) P.12 x11 to 6d, 1907 (4th series) P.11½ x11 to 6d M, 1908 (5th series) P.11½ x11 or P.11, 1s & 2s M, 1909 (6th series) to 5s M (incl. 1d Dies I & II), 1912 (7th series) ½d P.12½, ½d P.11 (2 incl. wmk s/w), 1d ditto, (7th series( P.14½ (2 shades), 1d (3 shades), 2d (2 shades), 3d, 4d (2 incl. wmk s/w) & 1s M, 1919 (8th series) P.14 + 4d P.11, 1931 (9th series), 1938 (10th series), 1946 (11th series), 1953 (12th series) 1s (2), 2s (2) & 5s (2) & 1958 (13th series) incl. Types I & II - all M. Also a few oddments, mixed M & U. (132) ST.Cat. £4984 £800.00 £1250.00
338    UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1913 1d red KGV head SG.17, complete UM sheet of 120 (Plate 3) centre horizontal perfs split, SG.17, 1914-20 ½d bright green KGV head lower two panes complete (120 stamps) varieties incl. frame breaks, white spot on Kings ear, accent on 'P' of Penny, re-touches etc. 1938 5s Robes (thin paper) left side UM vertical block of 16 with full margins & gutter - shows faulty perforating resulting in double perforation under 1st row, 1937 Foundation 2d UM sheet of 100 incl. several varieties. £200.00 £520.00
339   Used on piece or front
1913-14 Interesting collection of combination mixed franking pieces of Western Australia Swans with first Roo vals (44 pieces), NSW pieces (3), Victoria rare piece with 1907 £1 rose plus Roo 5s (2 - one of which is damaged), 6d, 5d registered Melbourne & has clear 1956 RPS Cert, further piece with Victoria 5s (2), 2s, 3d only, plus a further 22 pieces Australia only Roo/KGV head & 1913 Kookaburra 6d with Roos (2 pieces) fine lot. (73 pieces + 1 cover) £100.00 £200.00
340
 M
1913-14 Roo 10s grey & pink fine M, fresh colours, centered a trifle high, SG.14. (1) Cat. £650 £180.00 £370.00
341
 M
1913-14 Roo 5s grey & yellow, fresh mint single, centered a little to right, SG.13. (1) Cat. £325 £100.00 £170.00
342
 M
1913-14 Roo 5s grey & yellow, M fresh colours, SG.13. Cat. £325 £70.00 £140.00
343
 Used
1913-14 Roo 6d variety retouched 'E' fair U well centered but some shortish perfs, also 6d OS retouched 'E' fair U, has rounded corner etc. SG.9a 08 (var) scarce duo. (2) Cat. £800 + OS var. £130.00 £330.00
344    M
 Used
1913-80's M & U collection in spring back binder, noted 1913 Roos to 5d U & 1915 to 5s U plus KGV heads to 1936 1/4d U in need of sorting, but useful pickings. Later incl. 1931-36 Roos to 5s (2) & useful selection of 1931-36 commems, mainly U (no 5s SHB). KGVI & QEII mixed M & U present, fair coverage of the period & incl. some useful. Finally 16 pages of Australia States not examined in detail but appears to have good potential. Inspection recommended. (few 100) £170.00 £170.00
345    UM
 M
1913-91 Predominantly UM collection in Davo one country album, highlights incl. 1913 Roos to 1s UM, 1915 to 2s U UM, 1923 2s UM & £1 (specimen), 1929 to 5s + 10s & £1 (specimen) UM, 1931 to 5s + 10s, £1 & £2 (specimen) UM, fine though rather jumbled range of KGV Heads (ident. by vendor & appears UM) with vals to 1/4d. Early commems appear complete incl. S.H.Bridge UM & 1928 Stamp Exhib. Melbourne M/Sheet UM, 1937 KGVI set incl. all 3d's but lacking high vals on thin paper then large part complete from here to 1991. Also noted BCOF Japan set + 5s thin paper M + extras to 1s, plus an album containing specialised collection of the QEII 7c defin UM positional blocks, re-touches, varieties etc. Superb lot well worth inspection. (100's + 13 M/S) ST.Cat. £6600+ to 1971, remainder est. val £900 approx. £1200.00 £4100.00
346    Used
1913-97 good to VFU collection housed in a Davo printed album incl. 1913 Roos to 2s brown, 1915 Roos to 5s, 1915-20 Roos to 5s incl. extra shades, 1929-30 Roos to 5s, 1931-37 Roos to 5s, useful run KGV Heads with vals to ½d, good early commems incl. 5s Bridge, Silver Jubilee etc. Well worth viewing. (100's) £300.00 £360.00
347    M
 Used
COLLECTION in two albums with 1913 6d Kookaburra plate no.1 block of four (2 creased), mint singles (1) U (2), 1923 Canberra booklet, 1928 Exhibition 2x blocks of four, 1929 Centenary Ash blocks (2) one with re-entry, Sturt 1½d blocks of four (6) incl. imperf (2) & perf OS 3d (2 blocks), 1931 Smith Ash blocks plus useful plate no. blocks & pairs, 1931 Air M (2) U (2) plus cover, OS 6d block of four M, 1931 1s Lyre block of four M, some singles incl. OS 1932 Bridge set M & U plus many blocks of 2d, 3d Victoria MacArthur M & U Globes Anzac with1s Ash block of eight, Jubilee many blocks incl. 2s (2) & 2d (10), 3d (2) also singles M & U, 1937 NSW 9d block of four, 1936 Victoria Ash blocks later issues to about 1960 with many blocks, also a few covers etc. plus BCOF set mint. £350.00 £1150.00
348    M
COLLECTION of M Roo issues 1913-14 5s, 2s, 9d (2), 6d, 5d, 4d (2) etc. 1915 1s, 9d (2), 6d (2), 2½d (4), 1915-28 2d (5), 2½d (6), 3d (14) incl. two blocks 6d (4), 9d (3), 1s (5), 2s, 5s (2), 1923-24 6d (8), also broken leg variety (3) incl. strip of six & pair, 2s (2), 1929-30 6d (2), 9d (3), 1s (3), 2s (2), 1931-36 6d (4), 9d (3), 2s (4) 5s also 6d OS. Excellent lot, condition a little varied. £350.00 £1150.00
349    M
 Used
COLLECTION of U Kangaroo issues with 1913 vals to 5s, 1915-28 to 5s & 10s, also OS 10s (2), 1929 vals to 5s, 1931-36 to 5s (5), 10s (2), £1 (2) & £2, also specimen £2 (2), £1, 10s, many duplicates of vals to 1s. Also noted 1915-28 'broken leg variety' condition varied on some. £300.00 £1550.00
350    M
 Used
USEFUL KGV HEADS collection with 1913 engraved 1d imprints strips etc. M, 1914-30 M pairs 5d (2), 4d (5) incl. lemon-yellow 1d (2), ½d (3), extensive range of later 1d reds, 1d greens plus some 1d violet with many M blocks incl. some imprints etc. Also varieties plus a wide range of U, the high vals incl. 1/4d ash strip of four, 5d block of twelve M, 1½d blocks of twenty four & four M, also 1½d scarlet, a specialised U collection in album & U duplicates in small stock books etc. Wonderful lot for the specialist with many scarcer shades especially in the earlier 1d vals. £350.00 £3500.00
351
 Used
1915-28 £2 black & rose, good U single, well centered, SG.45. Cat. £2250 £500.00 £980.00
352    M
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1915-28 1s blue-green sideways wmk in top marginal interpane block of eight M, two never hinged, SG.40ba. Cat. £480+ £100.00 £240.00
353
 UM
 M
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1915-28 3d olive block of sixteen from foot of left pane with CA monogram, comprising twelve Die II & four Die I with two pairs Die I/Die II. Very fresh colour with full original gum, a few heavyish hinges but eight are UM, scarce piece, SG.37, 37a, 37d. Cat. £1514+ £250.00 £1750.00
354
 M
1915-28 Roo 10s grey & aniline pink in a T.S. Harrison imprint M pair with fresh colours centered to right & odd tiny imperfections which hardly detract, SG.43a (shade) Cat. £800+ £150.00 £1150.00
355
 UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1918-23 Officials 1/4d pale blue top right corner block of fifteen perforated OS with OS in top margin, very fresh M, apparently never hinged on stamps centered to upper left but scarce piece, SG.075 Ex-Field. (15) Cat. £1125 £180.00 £780.00
356
 Used
1924 £1 grey, VFU centered high to left, few short perfs at base, SG.75. (1) Cat. £275 £80.00 £82.00
357   Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1928 2/3 booklet green on pale green cover containing 18 1½d (SG.96w), minor tones around staple & slight ink mark on front, also 1952 3/6 booklet & QEII 3/6, 4s (2), SG.SB23 etc. (2) Cat. £458 £70.00 £82.00
358
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Lord Howe Island manuscript surcharge '2d paid P M L H I' on Sturt 1½d U on local cover dated Sep 4 1930, some age toning around adhesive & ink mark on cover, SG.117, see footnote. Cat. £700 £140.00 £200.00
359
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Lord Howe Island manuscript surcharge '2d paid P M L H I' on Sturt 1½d U on locaL cover dated 15 Sep 1930. Cover has creases & ink mark but well clear of adhesive, SG.117, see footnote. (1) Cat. £700 £200.00 £350.00
360
Used (on letter or envelope)
COVERS - Useful group with 1931 Airmails to GB (4), variety of frankings, 1934 Trans Tasman (2) others (5), 1934 Autogyro card, 1934 Mac Robertson (2), Lord Howe Island covers (18), KGV-QEII period, also various other items, worth examination. (83) £60.00 £270.00
361
 M
1931-36 Roo £1 grey M example with fresh colour + full perfs, centered to right, SG.137. (1) Cat. £550 £180.00 £390.00
362
 Used
1931-36 Roo £2 black & rose vertical strip of three fairly well centered with good perfs U - Tennant Creek c.d.s. odd faint tones hardly detract, SG.138 Ex-Kilfoyle. Cat. £1425 £300.00 £760.00
363
 Used
1932 5s bridge VFU, SG.143. £70.00 N/S
364
 Used
1932 Sydney Bridge 5s blue-green vertical pair, good U, odd shortish perf, SG.144. (2) Cat. £380 £90.00 £250.00
365
 UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1932-33 Officials 5d orange-brown ovptd OS in top marginal block of thirty six from right pane UM (1x M), very fresh but centered to foot, SG.0132. (36) Cat. £1260 £200.00 £370.00
366
 Used
1934 £2 black & rose FU, SG.138. Cat. £475 £150.00 £190.00
367
 Used
1935 £1 grey VFU (odd short perf), SG.137. (1) Cat. £250 £70.00 £62.00
368
 UM
1935 Anzac 20th Anniv of Gallipoli Landings 1s perforated 13½ x12½ comb the rare unissued variety superb UM, SG.155 (var), has clear 1999 RPS of Victoria Cert. (1) Cat. £1500 £550.00 £870.00
369
 M
KGVI M issues complete incl. Occupation Force (Japan) set. Cat. £1053 (107) £250.00 £260.00
370    M
 Used
1937-49 Defins collection in album with M to £1 & U to £1 (3) also £1 block of four, imprint blocks 4d to 1/4, 3d blue perf 13½ x14 good range mint (10) in imprint pair U (25) perf 15 x14 3d M plus many U, worth examination. £60.00 £88.00
371    M
 Used
BALANCE OF COLLECTION on leaves, stock cards, albums etc. with Roo vals to 5s, some KGV Heads, many commems, 1937 to £1 M, 1948 Arms (2 M sets), Navigators £1, 10s in M blocks of four etc, 1935 Anzac 1s Ash pair plus set Macarthur & Victoria M. £80.00 £105.00
372    UM
 Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
MODERN COLLECTION of mainly FDC's (over 350) + UM & U sets, M/Sheets etc. strength in 1990's housed in 7 albums also incl. A.A.T, Christmas Island & Cocos etc. Colourful lot. £150.00 £115.00
 
   
       
   
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