1928 Melbourne Philatelic Exhibition 3d Kookaburra block of 4 of the sheet format stamps on plain cover cancelled York (WA) cds, 2 NOV 28, with a second strike alongside. The stamps in this block have mesh of paper vertical and measure 20.5 x 25.0mm, compared to 21.0 x 24.5mm for stamps from miniature sheet. Fine and a rare first day cover of the sheet format stamp. BW 133y, cat AU$2000
1930 KGV 'TWO PENCE' on 1½d and 'FIVE PENCE' on 4½d Surcharges on plain cover tied by Lakemba (NSW) cds, 1 AU 30, very fine. The addressee at Lakemba is believed to be the Postmaster. The official date of issue of the 2d on 1½d was 1 August 1930, but earlier dates of use are known; the 5d on 4½d was officially issued 2 August 1930. This cover, showing the 5d on 4½d cancelled on the previous day, is noted by the BW catalogue in a footnote.
Collection of wholly commercial first day covers, 1937-1982, some with endorsements by recipient although clearly unintentional sendings, condition a little varied in keeping with nature of material, generally fine, and an unusual and elusive lot (114)
1949-50 5/-, 10/-, £1 and £2 Coat-of-Arms on separate FDCs, the £1 and £2 on plain Hayward Parish covers (£1 registered), 5/- on plain registered cover to USA, and 10/- on cacheted cover, all very fine. BW cat AU$2750 (4)