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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KING GEORGE VI ISSUES

    Lot 274
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $270

    Mint and used mounted collection of various KGVI and QEII issues with emphasis on plate varieties, mostly illustrated by line drawings. The more extensive studies include 1948-56 2/- Aboriginal Art, 2/6d Aboriginal; 1951-52 3d Green, 3d, 6d Brown and 6d Green KGVI; 1953 3d Produce Food, and 1954 3d Royal Visit. Some toning but generally fine and much of interest for the student of these issues, with many listed varieties included (100s M and U)

          

    Lot 275
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $625

    Collection of King George VI issues annotated on leaves, singles to 2, many imprint blocks, positional and marginal pieces with inking flaws, varieties, perf oddities. etc. Largely MUH with a few M, a fine lot with many pickings (100s)

       

    Lot 276
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    Accumulation of definitive issues in sheets or near-complete sheets (with plate no. blocks extracted), comprising 1942-44 2d Scarlet (less 12 stamps), 1948-50 No Wmk 1d Princess (pane of 80 only), 1d Green (less 8 stamps), 1950-52 1d Green (2, less 14 and 8 stamps, plus pane of 80 miscut showing imprint top and base), 2d Green (3, one less 12 stamps), 2d Scarlet (1 plus pane of 80), 2d Chocolate (1 plus panes of 80 x 2), 3d Scarlet (3, two each less 12 stamps, plus panes of 80 x 2), 3d Green (2), 3d Purple-brown (3), 7d Blue (2), 8d Aboriginal (2 x panes of 80), many sheets affected by varying degrees of toning

     

    Lot 277
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    Accumulation of lower value commemoratives in complete sheets or blocks, some sheets with plate numbers extracted, comprising 1949 2d Lawson (sheet of 160, pane of 80 and block of 48), 1949 3d UPU (sheets of 84 x 2 + 64 in smaller blocks), 1949 2d Forrest (part sheet of 116), 1950 2d Stamp Centenaries (sheets of 160 x 2 + block of 122), 1951 Gold/ Responsible Govt (sheet of 160 and part sheet of 136). Few tone spots on some, but mostly fine

     

    Lot 278
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $800

    1938-56 d Orange Kangaroo extensive mounted study of this stamp and its plate varieties, virtually all mint, with Perf 13 x 14 Ash (3) and McCracken (3) panes of 80, Perf 15 x 14 Wmkd and No Wmk numerous sheets and panes plus smaller multiples, Sheet D block from miscut sheet showing imprints at top and bottom, coil perf strips with varieties, coil starters, etc. some minor toning in places, but generally very fine (1000s)

        

    Lot 279
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    1937-49 Perf 13 x 14 d Orange Kangaroo McCracken imprint blocks of 4 (2) showing crack through first line of imprint (advanced state) and cracks below imprint (early state) respectively, both with upper units hinged and lightly toned gum, and latter with vertical crease through right-hand pair and with several tone spots. BW 178zba,zc, cat AU$900

     

    Lot 280
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1937-49 Original sepia head and shoulders photograph of Queen Elizabeth mounted on board (120 mm x 100mm), identical to the portrait used on the 1d Green definitive. Few very minor blemishes on face, and with paper label affixed on reverse endorsed 'Photo by/Dorothy Wilding'. A remarkable original source photograph and a superb frontispiece for any George VI collection, an imprint block of 18 of the Die I stamp is also included

     

    Lot 281
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    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1937-49 Perf 13 x 14 2d Scarlet KGVI Die 1 top left corner block of 4 with large portion of partially inked Plate No. '8' mounted in selvedge only which also has two small tone spots. BW 187zk, cat AU$1750

     

    Lot 282
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    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1937-49 Perf 13 x 14 2d Scarlet KGVI Die 1 block of 4 from top right corner of sheet showing lower portion of Plate No. '8', mounted in selvedge and on one unit only, small tone spot in right margin. BW 187zl, cat AU$1750

     

    Lot 283
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    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    1937-48 3d Blue KGVI Die II (19) and Die III (45) used, mostly fine. (Total, 64 stamps)

     

    Lot 284
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    Estimate: $90 Realised Price : $70

    1937-49 Perf 13 x 14 3d Blue KGVI Die II chalk-surfaced paper, Ash imprint block of 4, BW 193zb, lower units MUH, cat AU$225

     

    Lot 285
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    Estimate: $90 Realised Price : $90

    1937-49 Robes 5/- Dull Lake and Brown-lake shades, 10/- and 1 Chalk-surfaced Paper each in Ash imprint blocks of 4 MUH, each with considerable toning or tone spots on most units (16)

      

    Lot 286
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $400

    1937-49 Robes 5/- and 10/- combination for 16/10d rate tied to 1941 (2 Dec) Australian Red Cross Society censored cover from Melbourne to Switzerland, creasing although attractive, with Lisbon backstamp

     

    Lot 287
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1937-49 Robes 5/- and 10/- + 9d Platypus tied to 1940 (7 Nov) Trans Pacific Clipper airmail cover from Sydney to U.S.A., censored Sydney, rough opening has caused damage to 5/- (15/9d quadruple airmail rate)

     

    Lot 288
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    Estimate: $800 Purchase Price : $699

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 1d Green Queen Elizabeth Die 2 Ash imprint block of 4 with 'Large Holes Coil Perforation', from surplus sheets with coil perforation placed on counter sale. Some gum toning in places, otherwise fine MUH and very scarce. BW 182zr, cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 289
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $320

    1937-49 2d Scarlet Die II KGVI Coil Perf single tied by Prahran cds to 1941 (26 Oct) neat cover, characteristic sharp teeth to upper and lower perfs, very scarce on cover

     

    Lot 290
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 2d Scarlet KGVI Die II gutter block of 8 from top of sheet showing complete Plate No. '3' without dashes (Sheet A), mounted in selvedge only but with considerable toning mostly in top selvedge and gutter. BW 188zb, cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 291
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $850 Realised Price : $700

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 2d Scarlet KGVI Die 2 gutter block of 8 from top of sheet showing complete Plate No. '4' without dashes (Sheet A), mounted in selvedge and gutter only and very fine. BW 188zc, cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 292
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    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 2d Scarlet KGVI Die II gutter block of 8 from top of sheet showing small portion of Plate No. '12' (Sheet A or B), two units mounted and with somewhat heavy fold through gutter. BW 188zj or zja, cat AU$1750

     

    Lot 293
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    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    Revised: 1937-49 Perf 15 x 15 2d Scarlet KGVI Die 2 'No Imprint' block of 16, from surplus stock printed from, coil plate perforated and placed on counter sale. Six units mounted, slight gum toning and light crease through one vertical pair, and crease through lower right corner just touching stamp. BW 188zs, cat AU$550

     

    Lot 294
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $380

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 2d Mauve punctured 'G/NSW' solo franking on 1949 (11 Mar) official postcard from Sydney to New Zealand, extremely rare use of this stamp (replaced in 1944) for the 2d British Empire postcard rate

     

    Lot 295
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 3d Brown KGVI gutter block of 8 from base of sheet with large portion of Plate No. '14' without dashes (Sheet C), two units mounted and small marks on reverse of two stamps. BW 196zc, cat AU$600

     

    Lot 296
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    Estimate: $70 Realised Price : $55

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 4d Koala variety 'Offset', fine and lightly hinged. BW 198c, cat AU$175

     

    Lot 297
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $320

    1937-49 Perf 14 x 15 5d Merino rare solo franking on 1946 (31 Aug) airmail cover from BCOF Japan, Goolgowi NSW redirection cds

     

    Lot 298
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,050

    1937-49 Perf 15 x 14 6d Kookaburra positional block of 9 from top of right pane, R3/3 being variety 'Top Hat Flaw' three units (incl variety) lightly hinged, very fine. BW 203o cat AU$2500+, SG 190ab cat 1400

     

    Lot 299
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    Estimate: $1,200 Purchase Price : $1,049

    1937-49 6d Kookaburra block of 32 from base of sheet showing almost complete Plate No. '7' without dashes (Sheet C), two units mounted and folded in several places, otherwise very fine and rare. BW 203zc, cat AU$3500

     

    Lot 300
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1937 NSW Sesquicentenary 2d Scarlet variety 'Pantaloon flaw Retouched' State I with machine cancel, and State II (extra colour over officer's head) cancelled Swan Hill (Vic) cds, both fine. BW 175fa,fb, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 301
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1937 N.S.W. Sesquicentenary 2d Scarlet left pane of 40 showing Plate No. '1' at lower left, small tear in left selvedge otherwise very fine. Very scarce and unusual in such a large multiple. BW 175za, cat AU$600

     

    Lot 302
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $250

    1940 A.I.F. 6d elusive solo franking (overpaid 1d) on 1941 ()11 Aug) registered cover from Elizabeth St. Melbourne to Canada, censored Melbourne, backstampings include Montreal and Hamilton

     

    Lot 303
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    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1942-44 1d Green Queen Mother perf pip block of 8 from top of sheet showing small portion of Plate No. '-10', stamps MUH, lightly hinged in selvedge. BW 226za, cat AU$4500

     

    Lot 304
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    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    1942-44 3d Blue KGVI marginal block of 4, variety Thin Paper, stamps MUH. BW 231a, cat AU$500 for hinged

     

    Lot 305
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    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $380

    1942-44 3d Blue KGVI gutter By Authority imprint block of 8 variety 'Thin Paper' very fine MUH. BW 231a, cat AU$1000 for hinged

     

    Lot 306
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    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    1942-44 3d Blue KGVI corner 'By Authority' imprint block of 20 (2 x 10) showing Partial Double Horizontal Perforations on left units. Arricator marks in left selvedge, slight separation, mostly MUH

     

    Lot 307
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    1948-56 1/6d Hermes block of 4 from left of sheet with Plate No. '1' without dashes (Sheet A), very fine with one unit mounted. BW 261z, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 308
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $95

    1948-56 10/-, 1 and 2 Coat-of-Arms optd 'SPECIMEN' fine MUH (3)

     

    Lot 309
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $320

    1949 Arms 5/- and 1 tied by Registered Perth cds to 1951 (18 Sep) gold parcel tag to Harvey, the 25/- rate representing a multiple of registered letter rate (3d first ounce + 2d each additional ounce x 117 + 9d registration fee = 25/-), P.O. regulations requiring that precious metals be conveyed only by such service. Attractive example of scarce franking for rarely surviving postal service

     

    Lot 310
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $600

    1948-56 Coat-of-Arms 2 on 'Thin Paper' MUH with variety 'Roller Flaw below E of POSTAGE'. A very rare combination of varieties, centred low otherwise fine, and with 2014 Ceremuga Certificate which curiously does not mention the plate flaw. BW 271ad, cat AU$1500++

     

    Lot 311
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $90

    1948-56 No Watermark Zoological, 4d (2), 6d, 9d lower right corner blocks of 4, 4d block of 32 from bottom of sheet, and 1/- gutter block from top of sheet, 9d top pair hinged, others MUH or hinged in selvedge only, very fine (60)

     

    Lot 312
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1948-56 No Watermark d Orange Kangaroo coil perf strips of 10 and 8, one unit in each with variety 'Coloured Flaw from Right Ear to O', and strip of 7, one with variety 'Foggy Hills Retouch' (very scarce). All strips with only two units hinged (variety units MUH) and fine. SG 228ca,cb, cat 445

     

    Lot 313
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $400

    1948-56 No Watermark 1d Green Queen Elizabeth gutter block of 8 from top of sheet showing small portion of Plate No. '19' fine and unmounted except for one hinge in gutter. BW 227za, cat AU$4000

     

    Lot 314
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    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1950-52 New Designs, study remnants mounted on sheets, comprising 1d and 2d Queen Mother, KGVI 2d Scarlet, 2d Chocolate, 3d Scarlet, 3d Green, 3d Purple-brown, 4d Scarlet, 6d Brown, 6d Green, and 8d and 2/6d Aboriginal. Mostly imprint blocks, with a few complete sheets, shades, minor varieties, etc. A useful lot (100s)

       

    Lot 315
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $180 Realised Price : $135

    1950-52 3d Scarlet KGVI booklet plate sheet of 144, as issued for counter sale after booklets were abandoned, very fine. BW 251c/ca, cat AU$360

     

    Lot 316
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    1950-52 3d Brown-purple KGVI imprint block of 8 (mounted in gutter only) with Type 1 perforation pips, and block of 4 from lower right corner of sheet, both variety 'Thin Paper', superb MUH. BW 253a, cat AU$1200+

     

    Lot 317
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    Estimate: $800 Purchase Price : $699

    1950 NSW and Victoria Stamp Centenaries 2d Maroon gutter block of 8 from top of sheet with large portion of Plate No. '4' without dashes (Sheet B), very fine and mounted in selvedge only. BW 279zc, cat AU$2250

     

    Lot 318
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $95

    1951 50th Anniversary of Commonwealth 3d Carmine-lake se-tenant strip of 4 from right of sheet, last unit with variety 'Misplaced Perforations', superb MUH. BW 280b, cat AU$325

     

    Lot 319
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $250

    1951 50th Anniversary of Commonwealth 5d Blue rare solo franking from Perth to U.S.A. for foreign letter rate

     

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