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    Online General Sale No. 66

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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, DECIMAL ISSUES

    Lot 550
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1966-1980 First Day Cover complete collection in Lighthouse album, almost exclusively on Wesley cover Service covers matched with Clarence Street datestamps up to 1971 and thereafter with Philatelic Centre Sydney cancels, all very fine and unaddressed, few duplicates. A difficult group to assemble compared to the usual Australia Post official covers (169 covers)

       

    Lot 551
    S/** ]
    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1988-1994 SPECIMEN overprints, a duplicated selection in singles, pairs and blocks of 4 (156)

     

    Lot 552
    ** ]
    Estimate: $2,500Starting Price: $1,900

    1966 4c Red QEII from left of sheet with error 'Imperforate at Left', two small tone spots on reverse otherwise very fine MUH. Only ten examples recorded from the only sheet found. BW 439bn, cat AU$4000 (2001)

     

    Lot 553
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    1967 5c Blue QEII double strip of 20, with Columns 3 to 10 'Double Perforation', believed to be the result of an attempt to correct sheets which showed the first two columns imperforate. Several units hinged, otherwise fine MUH. BW 444bc, cat AU$1200+

     

    Lot 554
    ** ]
    Estimate: $2,000Starting Price: $1,500

    1970-73 6c Orange QEII horizontal pair from top left corner of sheet error 'Imperforate at Left', superb MUH. Only ten examples recorded from the single sheet discovered. BW 446bb, cat AU$3000 (2001)

     

    Lot 555
    ** ]
    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1971 7c Purple QEII Plate No. '14' block of 10 and strip of 20 from Sheet D, and '-14' strip of 10 and block of 16 from Sheet E. Some tone spots, mostly in selvedge, otherwise fine MUH (56)

     

    Lot 556
    ** ]
    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1966 75c James Cook horizontal gutter block of 10 comprising five vertical gutter pairs, crease through gutter as always, very fine MUH and scarce. BW 462ca, cat AU$750

     

    Lot 557
    S** ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1966 Navigators 75c to $4 optd 'SPECIMEN', the 75c and $1 with 15.5mm opt, very fine MUH (4)

     

    Lot 558
    S/** ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1966 Navigators 75c, $1, $2 and $4 overprinted SPECIMEN fine MUH (4)

     

    Lot 559
    ** ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $320

    1966 $1 Matthew Flinders bottom gutter block of 12 showing full Plate No. '1', L8/4 with variety 'Lower Left Corner Retouched', superb MUH, a very scarce plate number. BW 463z, cat AU$400 (2001)

     

    Lot 560
    ** ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1966 $1 Matthew Flinders Perf 14 x 14 top margin block of 8 and bottom margin block of 12, each showing Plate No. '3', superb MUH (20)

     

    Lot 561
    ** ]
    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1966 $1 Matthew Flinders Perf 14 x 14 Plate No. '3' pair from top of sheet, and block of 4 from base of sheet, both superb MUH (6)

     

    Lot 562
    ** ]
    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1966 $1 Matthew Flinders Perf 14.75 x 14 Plate No. '3' block of 4 from top of sheet, superb MUH. BW 464z, cat AU$400 (2001)

     

    Lot 563
    ** ]
    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    1966 $2 George Bass block of 12 (2 x 6) from lower right corner of sheet showing Plate No. '1' (sideways), superb MUH. Only several examples of this number are recorded. BW 465z, cat AU$1000 (2001)

     

    Lot 564
    ** ]
    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $625

    1966 $2 George Bass block of 4 from right side of sheet showing portion of Plate No. '2', superb MUH. Only several examples of this number are recorded. BW 465za, cat AU$1000 (2001)

     

    Lot 565
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1966 QEII 3c Coil pair and strips (total 19 units) tied by Norwood (SA) cds to 1969 (12 May) registered cover to Glen Innes (NSW), philatelic usage (as are most seen for this stamp), overpaying by 1c the 5-6oz, non-standard airmail rate (31c) + registration fee (25c)

     

    Lot 566
    C ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1966 QEII Coil 3c and 4c cover duo used by Vietnam Defence Forces, comprising 1967 use of 3c strip of 6, and 3c and 4c strips plus 5c Thornbill registered use, AUST F.P.O./1 cancels, the registered with provisional label (2)

     

    Lot 567
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1967 4c Gynaecology & Obstetrics Congress solo franking tied by Strathfield machine-applied slogan to 1967 (20 Sep) commercial FDC, an elusive solo franking as the letter rate increased to 5c nine days after issue, and (2 Oct) cover to same competition addressee with 4c correctly uprated 1c (2)

     

    Lot 568
    ** ]
    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1968 Floral Emblems 25c Cooktown Orchid autotron gutter blocks of 4 from left of sheet, first showing autotrons in the order Pink, Magenta, Blue, Green, second in the order Pink, Blue, Magenta, Green, the first much scarcer than the catalogue indicates. BW 487z,za, cat AU$65

     

    Lot 569
    ** ]
    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1972 Munich Olympic Games 7c Rowing upper left corner block of 4 showing varieties 'Retouch to Munich 1972' (1/2) and 'Retouch to tral of Australia' (2/1), superb MUH and rarely offered. These varieties were on the first black cylinder and were very short-lived. BW 602d,f, cat AU$600 (2002)

     

    Lot 570
    ** ]
    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1972 Munich Olympic Games 7c Rowing upper left corner block of 4 showing varieties 'Retouch to Munich 1972' (1/2) and 'Retouch to tral of Australia' (2/1), superb MUH and rarely offered. These varieties were on the first black cylinder and were very short-lived. BW 602d,f, cat AU$600 (2002)

     

    Lot 571
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,600Starting Price: $1,200

    1973 Famous Australian 7c Dame Mary Gilmore Die Proof in Black on wove paper backed onto thin card (73mm x 57mm) showing horizontal and vertical guidelines on all sides, very fine. Four die proofs exist in private hands, unlisted by BW

     

    Lot 572
    ** ]
    Estimate: $1,500Starting Price: $1,350

    1973-80 3c Coral Crab error 'Black Omitted' superb MUH from left side of sheet. Only ten examples with complete omission are recorded from Column 1 of the only sheet found. BW 639c, cat AU$2500 (2002)

     

    Lot 573
    ** ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1973-80 7c Gemstone error 'Black Omitted' from right of sheet, superb MUH

     

    Lot 574
    ** ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1973-80 Gemstones 10c Star Sapphire block of 4 'Printed on Gummed Side', one unit toned on reverse otherwise fine MUH. BW 648ci cat AU$400 in 2002; SG 552ae cat 200

     

    Lot 575
    ** ]
    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1975 18c Helichrysum error 'Black Omitted', superb MUH

     

    Lot 576
    ** ]
    Estimate: $450Starting Price: $340

    1975 45c Callistemon vertical strip of 4 from bottom of sheet, second unit error 'Dull Yellow-green omitted', third unit partly omitted, superb MUH. BW 727ce, cat AU$750 (2001)

     

    Lot 577
    ** ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1983 Australia Day 27c se-tenant pair variety 'Black Doubly Printed' caused by blanket offset during printing, partial offset on reverse as always with this variety, superb MUH. BW 988cb, cat AU$200 (2002)

     

    Lot 578
    ** ]
    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1983 Australia Day 27c se-tenant pair error 'Printed on Gummed Side', superb MUH. BW 988cc, cat AU$400 (2002)

     

    Lot 579
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1984-85 Frama Barred Edge 33c No Postcode dispensed at Alice Springs, NT tied by 1985 (11 Sep) slogan cancel, addressed to Melbourne. Very scarce usage

     

    Lot 580
    CTO ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1990s accumulation of cancelled-to-order (from Stamp Collecting Kit), good range of many of the participating issues, including unopened packs (22), also few AAT, Christmas and Cocos Is (approx 300)

      

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