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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, DECIMAL ISSUES, 1966-70 ISSUES

    Lot 821
    S/** ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    Range of Post Office Training School SPECIMEN overprints in various types and colours, comprising 1966 1c pair, 3c block of 4 and strip of 3, 4c pair, 5c QEII block of 4 and pair, 6c block of 4 and pairs (2), 7c block of 4, strip of 5 and pair, 8c, 9c pair, 10c pair, 15c pair and single, 20c strip of 3, 30c block of 4, strips of 3 (2) and pair, and 1968 Floral Emblems 15c block of 4 and single, 20c pairs (2), 25c strip of 3, and 30c block of 4 (75)


    Lot 822
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1967-1993 range of scarcer First Day Covers with booklet panes, comprising 1967 5c on 4c QEII on Parade cover, 1972 Prime Ministers two sets of 4 on large and small Post Office generic covers, 1985 Cockatoos pane on plain cover, 1986 Wildflowers panes (x 2) on Australia Post cover, 1990 43c Skateboarding on Australia Post cover, 1990 43c Thinking of You on Australia Post cover, 1992 Wetlands and Waterways on plain cover, 1992 Threatened Species on plain cover, 1992 45c Thinking of You on plain cover, and 1993 Dinosaurs on plain cover. also 1989 41c Cycling booklet with FDI cancels (17 covers + 1 booklet)


    Lot 823
    S/** ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1984-1993 SPECIMEN overprints made for fund-raising purposes, duplicated selection on hagners, all issues represented (including AAT issues), including a number of stamps in blocks of 4 (some blocks heavily duplicated) (395)


    Lot 824
    **/B ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1990-2013 range of limited edition overprints, both private and Australia Post productions, for philatelic exhibitions on booklets (10), miniature sheets (17), sheetlets (5, two cancelled), and 1993 45c Heritage blocks of 4 (3). Also Tamworth 2000 Slim Dusty, 2004 Swan River Stampshow (2), Australia 2013 Genesis of the Kangaroos and 1913-14 Unissued Stamps, and 2015 ACCC of NSW Anniversary personalised stamp sheetlets, and 1998 Johnny O'Keefe limited edition frame (34 items)


    Lot 825
    ** ]
    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1966 Photogravure Coil 'P.M.G./DEPT.' test coil in Black strip of 11. BW cat AU$88


    Lot 826
    P ]
    Estimate: $2,500Starting Price: $1,900

    1966-71 Queen's Head Definitives 6c Die Proof in Orange (issued colour) in sunken frame (95mm x 100mm), superb. Only three die proofs are recorded in private hands, two of which are in the issued colour


    Lot 827
    ** ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1966-71 Queen's Head Definitives 6c Orange lower left corner block of 4 showing medium strength 'Offset', superb MUH. BW 446c, Cat AU$400


    Lot 828
    S/** ]
    Estimate: $140Starting Price: $105

    1966 Navigators 75c, $1, $2 and $4 overprinted SPECIMEN, the 75c and $1 being the scarce 15mm type, very fine MUH (4)


    Lot 829
    C ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1966 $4 Philip Parker King used with $2 George Bass and 1968 30c Waratah affixed to reverse of Post Office collection card for Hospital Benefits Association cancelled 'L.C. ROOM/MELBOURNE' cds, 4 MR 71, and endorsed 'H.B.A./$6.30'. Pin holes at upper right from where it was affixed to a postal article. A very scarce and legitimate usage of the $4 Navigator stamp


    Lot 830
    PR ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1970 Stamp Pack with 1c - $4 Definitive set (birds denominations replaced by Floral Emblems) in folder with background notes on designs and technical details of the stamps themselves. BW 466w, cat AU$275


    Lot 831
    PR ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1966 4c Lifesaving Anniversary block of 4 affixed to publicity card, two small creases at top otherwise very fine. BW 470x, cat AU$150


    Lot 832
    PR ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1966 4c Christmas block of 4 affixed to publicity card, very fine. BW 471x, cat AU$150


    Lot 833
    ** ]
    Estimate: $10,000Starting Price: $7,500

    1967 5c Christmas vertical pair from right side of sheet error 'Imperforate Three Sides' superb MUH. One of the most important decimal errors, of which eight examples (four pairs) were found in a sheet sold at Toowoomba. BW 479b, cat AU$20000 (2002)


    Lot 834
    P ]
    Estimate: $750Starting Price: $575

    1969 5c 150th Anniversary of Macquarie Lighthouse Die Proof in black on Pale Yellow stamp paper (issued colour) affixed to thin card (51 x 85mm), thumbprint (probably of workman who pulled the proof) at left clear of design, otherwise very fine


    Lot 835
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1969 50th Anniversary of England-Australia Flight 5c vertical se-tenant strip of 3 used with 5c Namatjira booklet stamp pair on 1969(24 Nov) airmail cover to New York, cancelled by Sydney roller postmark. A very scarce commercial usage of the se-tenant strip on cover


    Lot 836
    ** ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1970-74 Floral Coil 7c Sturt's Desert Pea pair, variety 'Buff omitted'. SG 466ce cat 450, BW 535ce cat AU$600


    Lot 837
    ** ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1970-71 7c Sturt's Desert Pea Coil error 'Buff Omitted and Green Misplaced' strips of 5 and 3, and single, all fine MUH. BW 535ce, cat AU$2700 (2002), SG 468bb, cat 2025


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