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    Lot 3
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    Estimate: $25 Realised Price : $40

    'The Queen's Stamps: the Authorised History of the Royal Philatelic Collection', by Nicholas Courtney, published by Methuen, 2004, 337 pages, as new

     

    Lot 4
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    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    'Album Weeds' by Rev. R.B. Earee, the two-volume 3rd edition published by Stanley Gibbons Ltd, 1905. Some peripheral wear and a few marks, but good condition for this classic work

      

    Lot 5
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    'The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps' Volumes I Europe (1947), II Africa (1948) and III Asia (1951) by Robson Lowe, some ageing but generally good condition, also the 1976 Supplement to Volume IV (Australasian) (4 books)

      

    Lot 6
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $85

    'The Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps - Volume 4 Australasia' (Robson Lowe Ltd, 1962), no dust jacket and slight foxing on edges but none inside, much better condition than generally seen nowadays for this famous volume

     

    Lot 7
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    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $38

    'Billig's Philatelic Handbook' Volumes 34-35 and 41-43, being the reprints of the Robson Lowe Encyclopaedias for Great Britain and Europe, and Australasia, few marks but generally good condition (5 books)

     

    Lot 8
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    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $105

    'Madame Joseph Revisited' by Brian Cartwright, published by The Royal Philatelic Society London, 2003, hardbound with dustjacket and with separate volume of illustrations, all in slipcase. The story of the Madame Joseph forged postmarks on British Empire stamps, as new

     

    Lot 9
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    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $30

    'Cancelled by Perkins Bacon' by Peter Jaffe, published by James Bendon (1998), hardbound, 91 pages, as new

     

    Lot 10
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    Estimate: $25 Purchase Price : $21

    British Empire: 'The Die Proofs of Waterlow & Sons - Part I Great Britain & the Empire to 1960' by Colin Fraser and Robson Lowe, published by Christie's Robson Lowe (1985), perfect bound, 150 pages, fine

     

    Lot 11
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    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $60

    'Commonwealth of Australia: The Postage Due Stamps 1902-1963' by Ron Hyeronimus (Hawthorn Press, 1980), 159 page detailed study and a scarce volume, fine

     

    Lot 12
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    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $30

    Australia: 'Australia & Territories Booklet Catalogue', 1st edition (2001, 116 pages), 2nd edition Volume 1 1904-1972 (2003, 99 pages) and Volume 2 1973-2003 (2003, 109 pages), all spiral bound. A few small faults but generally fine (3 books)

       

    Lot 13
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    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $28

    'The Postal History of the Northern Territory 1824-1988' by Edward A. Williams, published by The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria (1992), hardbound with dustjacket, 337 pages, as new

     

    Lot 14
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $100

    'Beating the Odds : The Story of the Tattersalls Private Mail Network 1902-1930' by David McNamee, published by The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, 2002, 141 pages. The deluxe leather bound edition (of 50) in slipcase, as new

     

    Lot 15
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    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $85

    'Australian First Day Covers' by Michael Moore, Colleen Woolley and Frank Pauer, published by the Australian Cover Society (2009), spiral bound, 209 pages, in fine condition and the best guide to the subject

     

    Lot 16
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    Estimate: $20 Realised Price : $38

    'The Royal Sydney Philatelic Club: A History 1890-2000' by J.D. Wilson, published by the Club (2003), hardbound, 140 pages

     

    Lot 17
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $125

    'Vindin's Philatelic Monthly' 30 loose issues between Vol. 1, No. 2 (Sept 1887) and Vol. 7 No. 6 (Jan 1894), also bound Volumes 6 (1892-93) and 7 (1893-94). Some faults but a scarce run, a number of issues are ex library with handstamps

     

    Lot 18
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    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $75

    'The Australian Philatelist', five bound volumes for 1904-05, 1909-10, 1910-11, 1912-13 and 1913-14, very fine condition and scarce

     

    Lot 19
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    Australian States: 'Australia New Zealand UK Mails to 1880: Rates, Routes and Ships Out and Home' by Colin Tabeart, published by the author (2004), hardbound, 421 pages. The best reference on the subject, as new

     

    Lot 20
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    Estimate: $25 Realised Price : $36

    'Australasian Wreck Mail' (1st ed) by Brian Peace (RPSV, 1997), 289 pages, with dustjacket, as new

     

    Lot 21
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    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    Fiji: 'The Postage Stamps of Fiji, 1878-1902' by J.R.W. Purves, published by The Royal Philatelic Society London (1938), 89 pages, very fine and still an important book on the subject

     

    Lot 22
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    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    Fiji: 'The Postage Stamps of Fiji, 1878-1902' by J.R.W.Purves (RPSL, 1938, 89 pages), cover damaged, and 'Fiji The Stamps and Postal History 1870-1875' by J.G. Rodger and R.F. Duberal (Hawthorn Press, 1970, 147 pages), fine (2 books)

      

    Lot 23
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    Estimate: $25 Realised Price : $22

    Great Britain: 'George V and the G.P.O.: Stamps, Conflict & Creativity', by Douglas Muir (2010). Perfect bound, 2785 pages, British Postal Museum & Archive publication of the history of George V Stamps of Great Britain, based on the archival records, profusely illustrated

     

    Lot 24
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    Estimate: $20 Realised Price : $26

    'British Post Offices Abroad' by Hugh Wood record of display given to The Royal Philatelic Society London 30th April 2009m, 103 pages in colour

     

    Lot 25
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    Estimate: $20 Purchase Price : $19

    'Blue Mauritius - The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps' by Helen Morgan (Atlantic Books, 2006), 320 pages, as new

     

    Lot 26
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $300

    New Guinea: 'G.R.I.' by Robert Gibbs, published by Christie's-Robson Lowe (1987), hardbound with dustjacket, 275 pages. Virtually 'as new', now out of print and in demand

     

    Lot 27
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $190

    New South Wales: 'History of the Post Office and of the Issue of Postage Stamps in New South Wales' by Andrew Houison, published by the NSW Government Printer, 1890, 110 pages. Some marks and foxing and slight peripheral wear and damage to binding, a scarce classic work

     

    Lot 28
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    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $30

    New South Wales: 'History of the Post Office and of the Issue of Postage Stamps in New South Wales' by Andrew Houison, the 1983 reprint edition in slipcase, 110 pages, very fine

     

    Lot 29
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    Estimate: $70 Realised Price : $80

    'The Numeral Cancellations of New South Wales' by Hugh Freeman, 1st edition, published by the Australian States Study Circle (2012), hardbound with dustjacket, 395 pages

     

    Lot 30
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    Estimate: $40 Purchase Price : $35

    New South Wales: Group comprising 'Postmarks of New South Wales Part One' by R. Tobin (1983); 'NSW Government Printers and Inspectors of Stamps' by R. Peck (2001); 'NSW: 2d Diadem Revisited' by W.T. Cochrane; 'Stamp Forgeries of New South Wales' by Mavis Pope (1995); and 'Handstamps of the Travelling Post Offices of New South Wales' by V. Frankenstein (5 books)

         

    Lot 31
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    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    'The Postage Stamps of New Zealand' Volumes 1 to 9, the classic series published by The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand. Volume 1 dustjacket damaged, and slightly aged, Volumes 2 and 3 without dustjackets, and Volume 2 with reprinted Chalon die proofs included. Also with the companion 1953 volume on 'The Penny Universal of New Zealand' (10 books)

     

    Lot 32
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    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $60

    'The Postage Stamps of New Zealand Volume II' (RPSNZ, 1950) including plates of reprinted Chalon Die Proofs, light toning at edges and end papers, damaged dustjacket but contents fine

     

    Lot 33
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $55

    'The Postage Stamps of New Zealand Volume IX' by Robert Samuel (RPSNZ, 2006), dealing with postal stationery, as new with dustjacket

     

    Lot 34
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    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $26

    'New Zealand Stamps Overprinted "O.P.S.O." ' by Colin Capill, published jointly by the New Zealand Society of Great Britain and the Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand (2010), perfect bound, 53 pages, as new

     

    Lot 35
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    Estimate: $90 Realised Price : $70

    Pacific Islands: Range of Hawthorn Press monographs, with 'Ship Letters of the South Pacific' by J.W. Dovey; 'The Postal History of Barakoma Airfield' by A.H. Voyce; 'Christmas Island and its Postal History', 'The Cook Islands to 1919', 'The Early Cook Islands Post Office' by A.R. Burge; 'The Post Offices and Postal Cancellations of Fiji' by H.M. Campbell (2 copies); 'North-west Pacific Islands' by J.R.W. Purves; 'The Postmarks of British New Guinea and Papua to 1942' by H. Croaker; and 'The 1897 Issue of Tonga' by E.W. Mann. Some slight ageing on some (10 books)

         

    Lot 36
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $115

    Papua and New Guinea: 'North-West Pacific Islands' by J.R.W. Purves (1953); 'The Postal History of the Territory of New Guinea from 1888 to 1942' by John H. Powell (1964); 'Lakatoi I' and 'Lakatoi II & III' by H. Croaker (1979 and 1983); 'Stamps of Papua' by A.A. Rosenblum; 'The Postmarks of British New Guinea and Papua to 1942' by H. Croaker (1956);and 'The Postal History of British New Guinea and Papua 1885-1942' by Roger Lee (1983) (7 books)

        

    Lot 37
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $300

    Queensland: 'The Postage Stamps, Envelopes, Wrappers, Post Cards and Telegraph Forms of Queensland' by A.F. Basset Hull, published by The Royal Philatelic Society London (1930), original card covers, 181 pages, photoplates missing and replaced by photocopies. A very scarce work in fine condition

     

    Lot 38
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $85

    Queensland: 'The Postage Stamps, Envelopes, Wrappers, Post Cards and Telegraph Forms of Queensland', published by The Royal Philatelic Society London (1930), original card covers (damaged and discoloured) and without plates, contents fine

     

    Lot 39
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    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $38

    'Queensland Postal History' by H.M. Campbell, published by The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria (1990), hardbound with dustjacket, 326 pages, fine

     

    Lot 40
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    Estimate: $20 Realised Price : $32

    Rhodesia: 'A Guide to the Postage Stamps of the Rhodesia and Nyasaland 1888-1963', published by the Mashonaland Philatelic Study Group (1974), very specialised handbook/catalogue loose leaf in binder, 149 pages

     

    Lot 41
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $135

    Samoa: 'The Stamps and Postal History of Nineteenth Century Samoa' by Robert P. Odenweller (2004), hardbound with dustjacket, 392 pages, in 'as new' condition. Out of print and in demand

     

    Lot 42
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    South Australia: Small group with 'The Postage Stamps of South Australia' edited by N.R. James (1949); 'South Australia: The Long Stamps 1902-1912' by J.R. W. Purves; 'The Postage & Revenue Long Stamps of South Australia' by Ed Williams; 'South Australian Numeral Cancellations' by Hugh Campbell and Dr Donald Pearce; and Robson Lowe catalogues of the Harry Napier Departmental Stamps Parts II (20.3.1979) and III (26.9.1979) (6 books)

        

    Lot 43
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    Estimate: $70 Realised Price : $135

    South Australia: 'The Departmental Stamps of South Australia' by A.R. Butler, published by The Royal Philatelic Society London (1978), hardbound with dustjacket, 176 pages. The standard text, fine other than discolouration of dust jacket

     

    Lot 44
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    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $42

    Tasmania: 'Subject Index and Bibliography for Tasmanian Philately' by David McNamee, published by VDL Press (2004), hardbound, 162 pages, CD also included. Very comprehensive and No. 7 of the limited edition of 100

     

    Lot 45
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    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $70

    'Tasmania Stamps and Postal History' by W.E. Tinsley, published by The Royal Philatelic Society London (1986), hardbound with dust jacket (a little toned, 191 pages. Plus 'The Pictorial Stamps of Tasmania 1899-1912' by K.E. Lancaster published by The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria (1986), hardbound with dustjacket, 149 pages (2 books)

      

    Lot 46
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    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $65

    'Tasmania: The Postal History and Postal Markings' Parts I (1962) and II (1975), the famous 'green' volumes published by The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria (2 books)

      

    Lot 47
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    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    'The Stamps of Victoria' by Geoff Kellow (B&K Philatelic Publishing, 1990), as new

     

    Lot 48
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    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $160

    Victoria: 'Victoria The Half-Length Portraits and the Twopence Queen Enthroned' by Charles L. Pack, published by The Collectors Club New York (1923), hardbound, 273 pages. The classic work, and very fine

     

    Lot 49
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    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $480

    Victoria: 'The Half-Lengths of Victoria' by J.R.W. Purves, published by The Royal Philatelic Society London (1953), hardbound, 216 pages plus separate photoplates. One of the most famous philatelic handbooks ever published and a major text on the subject, very fine

     

    Lot 50
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    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $90

    Victoria: 'The Half-Lengths of Victoria: The Stamps and Postal History 1850-1859' by John Barwis and Rod Moreton, published by The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria (2009), deluxe hardbound edition (No. 6 of a limited edition of 80), 487 pages, as new

     

    Lot 51
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    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $60

    'Victoria: The Registered and Too Late Stamps 1854-58' by J.R.W. Purves (1966, hardbound, 80 pages), and 'The "Emblems" of Victoria 1857-63' by J.R.W. Purves (1957, hardbound, 105 pages), both published by The Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria (2 books)

      

    Lot 52
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    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $80

    Victoria: Group, 'Victoria: The Registered and Too Late Stamps'; 'The Emblems of Victoria'; 'Victoria: The V over Crown Watermarks'; 'Victoria: 1901-12 Issue' three monographs on the 1d, 2d and 2d, the 3d, 4d and 5d, and the 6d, 9d and 2/-; 'Victoria: The Butterfly and Barred Oval Cancellations', all by J.R.W. Purves; 'The Beaded Oval and Laureated Issues of Victoria, 1860-1864 - The 3d Beaded Oval' by R. Jones and G. Kellow; Stamp Forgeries of Victoria' by M. Pope; also a few other smaller items (13)

        

    Lot 53
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    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $46

    Victoria: Group by J.R.W. Purves comprising 'The Postal History of the Port Phillip District 1835-1851', 'Victoria: The Second Type of Obliterator' (1949), 'Victoria: The Butterfly and Barred Oval Cancellations 1850-1855', 'Victoria: The Barred Numeral Cancellations 1856-1912', and 'Victoria: The Travelling Post Offices and Their Markings 1865-1912' (5 books)

        

    Lot 54
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    Estimate: $25 Realised Price : $26

    Western Australia: 'Western Australia The Postal Stationery to 1914' by Brian Pope and Phil Thomas, published by The Western Australia Study Group (1983, hardbound, 141 pages), and 'Postal Stationery from Western Australia' by Mogens Juhl, published by The Australian States Study Circle (1984, spiral bound 30 pages) (2 books)

      

    Lot 55
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    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $90

    Auction Catalogues: Australia Post Philatelic Archival Sale by Public Tender Nos. 1 and 2, 1986-87, the famous (? infamous) sales used to raise money to purchase the Chapman collection, not often seen nowadays (2)

      

    Lot 56
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    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $30

    Auction Catalogues: The Robert H. Cunliffe Collection of Inverted Centers of the World, two volume hardbound set in slipcase sold by Spink Shreve Galleries, New York, 18-19 June 2009

      

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