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    Online General Sale No. 66

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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, QUEEN ELIZABETH II ISSUES

    Lot 447
    C ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1953-56 QEII 2d Blue rare solo franking cover (for 3d letter rate) used locally at Melbourne 1954 (23 Jun) where the underpayment went undetected. Just two such solo usages recorded by noted specialist

     

    Lot 448
    ** ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1953-56 QEII 3d Carmine-red Wmkd on Thin Hard Transparent Paper, booklet pane of 6, fine MUH ex J.P. Meara, as BW 296a but unlisted as booklet pane

      

    Lot 449
    B ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1953-56 3/6d Booklets with QEII 3d Watermarked and wax interleaving (2), one with variety 'Retouched Left Frame' on both panes, other with variety 'Weak Entry to Top Left Frame and Corner' on both panes, BW 296i/ic group, j. Ex J.P. Meara, booklet covers with some toning (2)

     

    Lot 450
    B ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1953-56 QEII 3d No Watermark variety 'Retouched Left Frame - Type I' (BW 297i), present in both panes in complete 3/6d booklet with wax interleaving (toned covers), ex J.P. Meara

     

    Lot 451
    B ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1953-56 QEII 3d No Watermark variety 'White Crown at Top Left Retouched' (D1/3), BW 297ka, present in both panes in complete 3/6d booklet with wax interleaving (toned covers), ex J.P. Meara

     

    Lot 452
    B ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1953-56 3/6d booklet with QEII 3d Watermarked and wax interleaving, both panes with varieties 'White Crown at Top Left' (F1/4) and 'Re-entry to 3d and Left Frame' (F1/3), ex J.P. Meara

     

    Lot 453
    P ]
    Estimate: $900Starting Price: $675

    1953 3d Young Farmers' Clubs Presentation Die Proof in issued colours in sunken frame, with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '24.8.53/65' (Sir Daryl Lindsay, Stamp Advisory Committee). Some staining, otherwise fine, eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 303DP(1), cat AU$3500

     

    Lot 454
    ** ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1954 Royal Visit 3d Carmine-red lower left corner block of 8 with variety 'Re-entry to Lower Frame at Right' and 'Re-entry in ROYAL VISIT, 3d, etc', fine MUH, BW 308h,I

     

    Lot 455
    P ]
    Estimate: $2,750Starting Price: $2,100

    1954 Royal Visit 3d, 7d and 2/- Presentation Die Proofs in issued colours in a composite sunken mount, with Note Printing Branch cachets on reverse and numbered '13.1.54/48, 20 and 16' respectively (Sir Giles Chippendall, Director-General of the PMG's Department). Some staining, eight composite proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection, BW 308/9/10DP(1), cat AU$10000

     

    Lot 456
    P ]
    Estimate: $900Starting Price: $675

    1955 3d Nursing Presentation Die Proof in issued colour in sunken frame, with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '4.8.55/20' (P. Vanthoff, Deputy Director-General of the PMG's Department). Some staining, otherwise fine, eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 287DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 457
    P ]
    Estimate: $750Starting Price: $575

    1956 3d Responsible Government Centenary Presentation Die Proof in issued colour in sunken frame, with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '17.9.56/30' (Sir Daryl Lindsay, Stamp Advisory Committee). Some staining otherwise fresh, eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 331DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 458
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1959-64 Definitive 6d Banded Anteater (2), 1/- Platypus (89), 2/- Flannel Flower (115), 3/- Waratah (5) and 1/- Colombo Plan (11) and 2/6d Aborogone (1&), affixed to four varying editions of Broadcast Listener's/TV Viewers Licence Fee folders, cancelled Albert Park, Box Hill, Croxton, Mentone, Richmond North, unusual usage items (6)

       

    Lot 459
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1959-64 6d Banded Anteater scarce solo franking tied by Melbourne slogan cancel to 1964 (8 Jul) Radio Australia postcard to Indonesia, returned, correct airmail postcard rate

     

    Lot 460
    C ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1959-64 6d Banded Anteater tied by 'PASSED FREE' machine cancel to 1962 (16 May) airmail cover endorsed on reverse HMAS 'Voyager' (Malaya), very scarce solo franking for Defence Forces airmail

     

    Lot 461
    PS ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1959-64 9d Kangaroos very scarce solo franking tied by GPO Sydney cds to 1965 (30 Jul) used of 'A.R.' card, Sans Souci receipt marking, the most difficult denomination solo in the Zoological series

     

    Lot 462
    C ]
    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    1959-64 11d Rabbit Bandicoot Helecon experimental printing solo franking tied by Charleville (Qld) cds to 1964 (21 Jul) Commercial Papers Only cover. BW 363A, footnote states 'Best collected bearing dated postmark prior to the distribution of the later helecon printing (4 June 1965)'. Rare stamp/rate convergence (5d up to 4oz. + airmail 3d x 2), very few covers recorded

     

    Lot 463
    C ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1959-64 1/2d Tasmanian Tiger (2) tied by Werris Creek cds to 1964 (2 Jan) airmail cover (flapless) to West Germany, scarce double 1/2d greetings card rate

     

    Lot 464
    P ]
    Estimate: $900Starting Price: $675

    1963 5d Export Presentation Die Proof in issued colour in sunken frame, with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '2.10.63/4' (B.F. Jones, Deputy Director-General of the P.M.G.'s Department). Fresh and superb, offered with the envelope in which it was originally contained. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 397(DP)1, cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 465
    **/FDC ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1963 5d Export matching corner blocks MUH and on FDC showing varying states of varieties 'Retouch to End of Jib and Shading Below' and 'Colour Flaw in Arctic Ocean Retouched', BW 397e/ed,fa/fb

     

    Lot 466
    * ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1963-64 Navigators 4/- to 2 (10/- and 1 White Paper), lightly hinged (6)

     

    Lot 467
    S/** ]
    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    1963-64 Navigators 7/6d, 10/-, 1 (White Papers), 2 (Opt at bottom) optd SPECIMEN, superb MUH (4)

     

    Lot 468
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1963-64 Navigators 1 White Paper bottom left corner block of 4, and 2 marginal block of 4, both with lower units MUH

     

    Lot 469
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1964 Guillaux Airmail 5d variety 'Weak Entry Between Wheel and 5d Retouched', BW 423ea, an elusive variety, tied by Griffith slogan cancel to 1964 (7 Sep) commercial cover (opened three sides)

     

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