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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - Australia
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • Australian States
458    Used
1850's-circa 1900 ranges of mainly U in s/book covering NSW, Queensland, S.Australia, Tasmania, Victoria & W.Australia. Good range of material in above average condition, though imperf. margins are somewhat mixed. Not complete coverage & some duplication but should be good pickings, inspection recommended. (594) £150 to 180 £320.00
  • New South Wales
459
Used (on letter or envelope)
1841 stampless E (tear) to London with mainly fine PAID SHIP LETTER/SYDNEY d.s. & original eight large page very articulate letter detailing life in Australia in these early days incl. a trip 'up country' to Bengalla & Skellater, referring to aborigine natives etc. £80 to 100 £140.00
460
 Used
1850 Plate 1 - No clouds 1d reddish rose on soft yellowish paper, FU large margins, fine colour, SG.3. Cat. £425 £120 to 160 £125.00
461
 Used
1850 Plate 1 re-engraved on hard white to yellowish paper, 1d dull carmine position 7 'no trees on hill' lovely deep colour, large margins, FU, SG.8a. Cat. £600 £170 to 220 £210.00
462
 Used
1850 Plate 1 with clouds on laid paper 1d carmine U, cut into one side, other margins close, design almost completely doubled, rare & unusual variety No 25 on sheet, SG.13. Cat. £550 £70 to 90 N/S
463
 Used
1850 Plate III 2d deep blue variety 'double line on bale' large to huge margins incl. compartment line on two sides, lovely fresh colour, FU on tiny fragment, SG.30c. Cat. £300 £120 to 140 £140.00
464
 Used
Used on piece or front
1850 soft yellowish paper - 3d emerald green from position 12 showing rays missing from both stars on left, large to very large margins, lovely fresh colour, superb U on piece at Sydney with item signed R. T & P. Holcombe, SG.41 variety. £100 to 125 £100.00
465
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 Plate IV 2d Prussian blue, position 12 Hill not shaded, good to very large margins used on large part cover to Sydney, peripheral faults to cover do not detract, SG.32a. signed P. Holcombe. Cat. £300 x2. £175 to 225 N/S
466
 Used
1851 Plate V 2d ultramarine from position 17 with Pick & Shovel omitted, good square even margins, lovely fresh colour signed P. Holcombe, SG.37a. Cat. £325 £100 to 130 £130.00
467
 Used
1853 2d Laureate plate II, both shades, large margined singles FU, one particularly fine, SG.60/61. Cat. £230 £60 to 75 £76.00
468
 Used
1854-59 Diadem 6d fawn error wmk '8' good margins FU, NSW in ovals, SG.93a, signed P. Holcombe. Cat. £110 £40 to 50 £52.00
469
Used (on letter or envelope)
1859 E to New Zealand with fine 3½ margin 6d greyish brown with wmk. error (SG. 96a, removed & hinged back in place) ex Blayney & Sydney. Also attractive 1850's 3½margin 2d blue cancelled by numeral '50' of Albury on local E to Scone. (2) £100 to 120 N/S
470
Used (on letter or envelope)
1862-63 pair of covers from same mourning correspondence to GB - one franked 1860-63 perf 12 6d pair, other 1862-72 perf 13 6d pair, both cancelled Sydney duplex's, one perf 12 6d damaged perfs at foot, Ryde arrivals attractive & scarce. (2) £45 to 65 £58.00
471
 M
 Block of four
1862-72 Perf 13 wmkd double lines '3' 3d dull green in a top marginal block of four M; the gum is toned & has slightly affected the paper but a scarce multiple, SG.158. Cat. £300+ £45 to 55 £74.00
472
Used (on letter or envelope)
1871-85 8d perf 10 - two singles used on double rated env. to GB 'per SS Orient/via Naples' cancelled Sydney NSW duplex's code D De 31 81. The cover has some faults incl. top of flap missing but a very rare franking. £200 to 250 £200.00
473
Used (on letter or envelope)
Stationery incl. 1d & 1½d cards with pictorial backs, 1888 Jubilee cards unused incl. 2d & 3d (2 incl. scarce 'France' type), 1906 registered letter with 5d green, fine 1905 souvenir PPC of Sydney Philatelic Club etc. (17) £100 to 120 £130.00
474    Unused
1966 REVENUES - STAMP DUTY documents bearing large multiples of 5c (10), 10c (block 99 & another of 90), 30c 50c (6), 60c (67 & 50), $10 (5) & $100. (329) Cat. £157 £40 to 50 £48.00
  • Queensland
475
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) £300 to 350 N/S
476
Used (on letter or envelope)
1874 damaged E from London to the Chief Justice at Brisbane, the address panel mounted on a new E with unusual circular BRISBANE/QUEENSLAND/RECEIVED/TORN. Also PPC (1903) with fine c.d.s. & numeral cancel '148' of Thursday Island, unused 1½d pictorial card etc. (7) £120 to 140 N/S
477
 M
1881 20s rose very fresh M, SG. 127. Rare. Clear BPA Cert (1989) Cat. £1100 (1) £300 to 400 £300.00
478

1900 Patriotic Fund 1d imperf. Colour Trial in slate-green on un-gummed watermarked paper. (1) £100 to 120 N/S
479

1900 Patriotic Fund 1d imperf. Colour Trial in yellow-green on un-gummed watermarked paper. (1) £100 to 120 £100.00
  • South Australia
480
 Used
1855 2d horizontal pair, clear to large margins, U with barred oval numerals, SG. 2. (2) Cat. £160++ £45 to 55 £50.00
481

1855 2d Imperf. marginal proof block of four in black (lower pair creased), scarce. (4) £40 to 50 £84.00
482
 Used
1855 2d rose carmine horizontal pair, good to large margins VFU, SG. 2. Clear 1980 BPA Cert. £55 to 70 £66.00
483
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. £300 to 350 £340.00
484
 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. Cat. £950++ £280 to 430 £280.00
485
Used (on letter or envelope)
1887 1d card ex Melbourne with superb dated double oval ADVERTISED UNCLAIMED/ADELAIDE & s/line NOT KNOWN/BY LETTER CARRIERS, the reverse with DLO d.s. of Adelaide & Melbourne. Also 1906 Bank of Adelaide advertising PPC, Glenelg squared circle (1909) etc. (4) £70 to 85 N/S
  • Tasmania
486
 M
 Used
1853-1912 mainly U with extensive early issues in mixed condition incl. 1853 4d (2), range of Chalons incl. 1855 4d (2), imperf vals to 6d (3) & 1s plus rouletted 1s, 1864 P.10 1d (3) & 6d, P.12 4d, 6d & 1s, 1871 6d (3) & 1s, 1870-90 type issues to 8d, 9d & 10d, 1892 to 2/6d (10d & 2/6d M), 1899 pictorials to 6d plus 1902 re-issued vals etc. (83) £200 to 250 £260.00
487
Used (on letter or envelope)
1889 6d franked E to UK containing a £250 dividend note from a Tin Mining company with 3d & 1s fiscals attached; also 1860 E (faults) to UK with cut to shape 6d pen cancelled at Hamilton etc. (3) £80 to 100 £100.00
488
 Used
1900 (Revenue) 1d blue vertical pair with Revenue Double FU Hobart c.d.s. SG. F36d. Cat. £380+ (2) £120 to 140 £140.00
  • Victoria
489    M
1855 Stamp Duty 3d, 4d, fresh M, SG.308/309. (2) £30 to 40 £34.00
490
Used (on letter or envelope)
1867 cover to USA bearing 1d green (6) from Robertson's 2nd type 'G' forme; 1894 cover to USA bearing four postal stationery cut out ½d (3), 1d (1) making 2½d rate & used at Melbourne, scarce duo. (2) £45 to 60 £66.00
491
 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. £1975 £450 to 550 £480.00
492
Used (on letter or envelope)
Range of stationery incl. scarce 1½d pictorial card printed with flags of Australia & USA (1908), 1d 'OS' card precancelled, frankings to UK 1870-1911 (5) etc. Also Western Australia 2d E used & provisional 1½d on 3d card unused. (15) £100 to 120 £140.00
  • Australia
493
 M
1913 Roos ½d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 9d, 2s couple pulled perfs, 5s, all fine, from SG.1/13. (7) Cat. £820 £200 to 250 £200.00
494
 M
1913-14 5s grey & yellow, fine M, SG.13. (1) Cat. £350 £100 to 120 £170.00
495
 M
1913-14 10s grey & pink fine M, centred a trifle high, SG.14. (1) Cat. £700 £200 to 250 £310.00
496
 Used
1913 £2 black & rose, superb U example, single left short perf, SG.16, scarce. (1) Cat. £3000 £700 to 900 £1450.00
497    Used
1913-2002 good to VFU collection in ring binder, general ranges incl. KGV Heads & various issues/shades to 1/4d, Roos to 5s (superb U), 1913 6d kookaburra, 1931 Kingsford Smith set plus 6d 'OS' good middle period commems, also a few Australian States & page of Officials. (100's) £150 to 200 £165.00
498
 Used
1913-24 U collection of Roos & KGV Heads comprising 1913 Roos to £1 (no 5s & 10s, £1 has tiny nick bottom left) 1915 Roos to £2 (excl. £1), 1915 (Oct) 2d (9 + 1 inv), 1918 range incl. shades, 1918 (Nov) to ¼d (5), 1923 Roo's 6d (3) & 2s (3), 1924 KGV Heads set incl. shades then 1d SG.82 (3) & 1d SG.83 (2) + 1½d (5). An interesting lot for study & development, good overall condition, inspection recommended. (342) ST.Cat. £3000+ £400 to 500 £1500.00
499
 M
1913-45 fine M collection in Lindner ring binder with emphasis on Roos & KGV Heads incl. good range of shades & a few wmk inverted, Roo's comprise 1913 to 5s, 1915 (Jan) to 1s, 1015 (Oct) to 2s, 1923 6d & 2s, 1929 to 5s & 1931 to 5s, KGV Heads incl. 1913 1d (4) + 6d kookaburra, 1914 to 5d incl. 3x 4d (SG.22b) plus others, 1916 1d (3 shades), 1918 set, 1918 (Nov) set incl. 3x ¼d, 1924 with shades 1924 1d (SG.82) & 1d & 1½d (2) no wmk, then 1926 P14 & P13½ x 12½ sets incl. range of shades, 1931 set incl. extras & 2d wmk inverted, 1927-36 commems incl. 198 kookaburra M/Sheet, 1932 SHB set amongst others. Also KGVI 1937 defin set (£1 val in marginal) & a few later. A fine collection & should be viewed. (352 + 1 M/S) ST.Cat. £8000+ £1000 to 1250 £1900.00
500    M
 Used
1913-86 Collection of M & U housed in three ring binders with Roo vals to 5s, ranges of KGV heads with vals to 5d, 1915 KGV 1d no wmk M (2), 6d Kookaburra M, good early commem sets incl. 1931 Kingsford Smith set M & U, 1934 Centenary set U both perfs, 1934 Macarthur set M, 1935 Jubilee set VFU, 1936 Centenary set M & U, 1936 Submarine set M & U, 1937 Foundations N.S.W set M & U, 1938 5s, 10s, £1 M (faults) & FU. Later sets M & U through to 1980's incl. many UM. (100's) £200 to 250 N/S
501    Used
1913-circa 1931 extensive study of varieties & flaws on used KGV Roo's & Heads, all neatly annotated & housed in 3 s/books plus loose material (not all with varieties) in large envelope. Roo vals to 2s (various printings) & Heads to 5d (ditto), some KGV, KGVI & QEII, other material scattered throughout. A veritable variety collectors paradise & well worth careful inspection. (few 100) £250 to 300 £720.00
502
 M
1915 Roos 2d to 1s (5 vals), fine M, SG.24/8. (5) Cat. £690 £150 to 200 £220.00
503
 M
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1915-28 1s blue green sideways watermark, a top marginal interpane block of eight, fresh M (incl. 2x UM), SG.40ba. (8) Cat. £480++ £150 to 200 £230.00
504
 M
1915-28 Roos 2d, 2½d, 3d (2), 6d, 9d, 1s & 5s, all fine M, from SG.35/42. (8) Cat. £504 £150 to 200 £185.00
505
 M
1915-28 Roos 2d, 2½d, 3d (2), 9d, 1s, 2s & 5s, all fine M, from SG.35/42. (7) Cat. £639 £180 to 220 £240.00
506
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV covers incl. 1916 registered item with 1d red & Die II 3d yellow-olive Roo, 1d postcard incl. (unused) pictorial & ½d uprated example to Austria, 1½d on 1d provisional card, 1929 internal flight cover with 1½d & 3d air, 1930 2d cover ex UK with 'T2d' h.s, shield type due mark with instructional cachet etc. (14) £100 to 120 £110.00
507    M
1923 6d chestnut, fine M pair incl. variety 'leg broken' SG.73/73a, plus 2s maroon, fine M, SG.74. (2) Cat. £164 £40 to 50 £52.00
508
 UM
 M
1923-24 6d chestnut top marginal horizontal strip of six, sixth stamp with variety 'leg of kangaroo broken' 5x UM (the variety being M), some gum creases. Cat. £195++ £70 to 90 £96.00
509
 Used
1926-circa 1952 predominantly U collection in Lindner ring binder with good range of Roos & KGV Heads; highlights incl. 1929 Roos to £2 (top value has 3 nibbled perfs), 1931-36 Roos to £1 (4x 2s & 3x 5s) plus 10s, £1 & £2 opt Specimen M, useful KGV commems incl. 1932 SHB set FU amongst others, KGVI issues well represented incl. 1937 defins (3x 5s, 2x 10s & 2x £1) and some laters. Useful lot, worth inspection. (327) ST.Cat. £2800+ £350 to 425 £460.00
510   Used (on letter or envelope)
Postal stationery incl. fine group of used & unused registered E's incl. scarce QV 4d type unused, 1928 usage of KGV 4½d E, KGVI (5 - mainly used) & QEII (6 - mainly used, one uprated with 4s Tasman), also QEII letter cards (3) & E's (2) plus various air letters etc. (24) £100 to 120 £130.00
511    M
1929 6d, 9d, 1s & 2s, fine M, SG.107/110. (4) Cat. £167 £40 to 50 £48.00
512    M
1929 6d, 9d, 1s & 2s, fine M, SG.107/110. Cat. £167 £40 to 50 £48.00
513    M
1929 9d & 1s fine M, SG.108/9, 1932 6d chestnut marginal vertical pair UM, SG.132, 9d & 2s (2), fine M, SG.133/4, 1931 6d optd 'OS' fine M, SG.139a. (8) Cat. £204 £50 to 60 £50.00
514   Used (on letter or envelope)
Airmail covers circa 1931-66 incl. KGV frankings to UK & USA, special flights, FFC's etc. - the majority pre 1950. (24) £60 to 70 £76.00
515
 M
1932 6d, 9d, 2s & 5s, all fine M, SG.132/5. Cat. £202 £50 to 60 £82.00
516
 M
1932 Bridge set, fresh fine M, SG.141/4. £120 to 160 £140.00
517
 Used
1932 Bridge set, VFU (1x 2d some short or missing perfs), SG.141/4. (4) Cat. £190 £60 to 80 £94.00
518
Used (on letter or envelope)
Cover miscellany circa 1937-70 incl. registered & commemorative frankings, FDC's & commercial mail with many better items noted. (42) £100 to 120 £110.00
519
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII covers incl. scarce German POW E to UK, 1942 USAPO 41 item, Forces mail incl. boxed RAAF cachet & various Army censors (7), censored civilian mail incl. less common NOT OPENED BY CENSOR h.s. (16) £50 to 70 £76.00
520    Specimen
1948 Arms 10s, £1, £2 ovptd SPECIMEN, fine M, SG.224bs/ds. Cat. £140 £30 to 40 £36.00
 
   
       
   
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