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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, DECIMAL ISSUES, 1990-2008 ISSUES

    Lot 867
    B ]
    Estimate: $1,500Starting Price: $1,150

    1992 45c Thinking of You Booklet error 'All Printing on Stamp Pane Omitted', very fine and one of two recorded examples, with 2000 RPSV Certificate. BW B190Ac, cat AU$4000


    Lot 868
    B ]
    Estimate: $1,200Starting Price: $900

    1992 Threatened Species Self-adhesive Booklet Original Printing error 'All Printing (except helecon) Omitted', very fine, with normal booklet for comparison. BW 1564ca, which states about five booklets have been recorded, cat AU$3000


    Lot 869
    B ]
    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1992 Threatened Species Self-adhesive Booklet first reprint (1 Koala) variety 'Misplaced Die-cuts 6mm Downwards and 5mm to Left', very fine and probably the most spectacular of all the various misplacements found on these booklets. BW 1565ba, cat AU$750


    Lot 870
    B ]
    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1992 Threatened Species Self-adhesive Booklet (second reprint with 2 Koalas) error 'Die-cuts Omitted', very fine, approximately 20 recorded. BW 1566(1)b, cat AU$450


    Lot 871
    B ]
    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    1992 45c Threatened Species $4.50 Booklet Third Reprint (3 Koalas in selvedge) showing variety 'Die-cuts Misplaced 4mm Downwards' (and slightly to left), very fine. BW 1566(2) unlisted


    Lot 872
    B ]
    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1992 Threatened Species Self-adhesive booklet sixth reprint (1 Kangaroo 1 Koala) error 'Helecon Omitted', very fine and rare, BW 1566(5)c which states four booklets exist, cat AU$1000


    Lot 873
    ** ]
    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    1992 Threatened Species Self-adhesive Sheetlet of 5 with overprint for World Columbian Stamp Expo error 'Imperforate', superb. It is believed that 48 sheetlets (an uncut printer's sheet) were issued thus. BW 1328cb, cat AU$500


    Lot 874
    ** ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1992 Threated Species Self-adhesive Sheetlet of 5 error 'Punch Hole at Bottom of Sheetlet', superb. BW 1567b, cat AU$200


    Lot 875
    ** ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1992 Threatened Species Self-adhesive sheetlet of 5 trial printing with 'All-over Helecon'. BW 1328c, cat AU$150


    Lot 876
    ** ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1992-99 Australian Wildlife Definitives 85c Pelican second reprint (2 Koalas) block of 30 from lower right corner of sheet with variety 'Deep Mauve Doubly Printed' caused by a blanket offset, the variety is most prominent at top left of the block and becomes progressively less obvious towards the lower right, fresh MUH. BW 1615c, cat AU$50 per stamp


    Lot 877
    ** ]
    Estimate: $170Starting Price: $130

    1994 International Year of the Family $1 blocks of 4 from top left and bottom right corners of sheet variety 'Misplaced Perforations 5mm upwards), with normal block for comparison, fresh MUH. BW 1716b, cat AU$400 (12)


    Lot 878
    ** ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1994 45c Kangaroos and Koalas definitives se-tenant block of 6 error 'Misplaced Perforations 6mm upwards' superb MUH, with normal block for comparison. BW 1722ba, cat AU$500 (2002)


    Lot 879
    ** ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1994 Kangaroos and Koalas Definitives sheetlet of 5 with error 'Punch Hole at bottom of Sheetlet' superb mint. BW 1752b, cat AU$150 (2002)


    Lot 880
    PR ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1996 Australia Post publicity folders (8) prepared for gratis distribution of various 1996 issues (including Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands) and including background information together with first day covers, stamp packs and packaged blocks of the issued stamps. Also a similar folder for the 2013 Black Caviar issue, and a 2004 Australia Post booklet for Dame Joan Sutherland's Gala Tribute, including a packaged sheetlet of the stamp issue. Rarely seen material (10 items)


    Lot 881
    P ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1995 Australian National Trust $1 and $2 single colour proofs in Deep Olive-green marginal from left of sheet, with normals for comparison. These proofs were part of the composite $1/$2 printing plates but were intended to be guillotined off and discarded. BW 1841/2PP(1). cat AU$800


    Lot 882
    P ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1995 Australian National Trust $1 and $2 single colour proofs in Deep Olive-green marginal from right of sheet, with normals for comparison. These proofs were part of the composite $1/$2 printing plates but were intended to be guillotined and discarded. BW 1841/2PP(1), cat AU$800


    Lot 883
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1995 'The World Down Under' 45c Giant Trevally design error 'Misplaced Die-cuts 6mm to the right' used on small piece with machine cancel. Believed to be from a booklet rather than a roll, and showing a small portion of a marginal inscription to the right that is normally trimmed off the booklet panes. Rare, it is not certain that any other examples survive. BW 1894b, cat AU$100 (2002)


    Lot 884
    B ]
    Estimate: $1,400Starting Price: $1,050

    1995 Christmas 45c Self-adhesive Booklet error 'Imperforate', very fine. BW 1901Ab, which states three complete booklets exist, cat AU$3500


    Lot 885
    ^ ]
    Estimate: $900Starting Price: $675

    1995 45c Christmas block of 4 from $8 booklet error 'Die-cuts Omitted' block of 4 on small piece cancelled at Toowoomba (Qld), May 1996. Minor wrinkles on lower units, otherwise very fine and the only recorded used examples. BW 1901Ab, cat AU$3200 (2002)


    Lot 886
    B ]
    Estimate: $1,000Starting Price: $750

    1996 Australian Rules Football Centenary $4.50 Geelong Booklet error 'Imperforate'. It is believed that only three error booklets have been discovered. BW 1935(2)b, cat AU$2500


    Lot 887
    ** ]
    Estimate: $750Starting Price: $575

    1997 The Dreaming 45c gutter block of 10 error 'Imperforate' superb MUH. It is believed one sheet of 50 exists, this being the unique gutter block with colour control circles. BW 2043b, cat AU$1750+


    Lot 888
    ** ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1997 Creatures of the Night 45c Spotted-tailed Quoll horizontal strip of 3 self-adhesive roll stamps error 'Imperforate'. As the roll stamps were arranged vertically, this strip must from an uncut printer's sheet and not issued in the normal way. the only example of this error so far reported


    Lot 889
    ** ]
    Estimate: $2,200Starting Price: $1,700

    2000 Australian Olympic Games Gold Medallists: 45c Grant Hackett digitally-printed sheetlet of 10 error 'Printing Inverted' resulting in gross misplacement of perforations (the printing was made on pre-perforated sheets), fresh MUH and very rare. BW 2356 unlisted (similar errors on other stamps of this issue cat AU$6000)


    Lot 890
    ** ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    2003 50c Christmas marginal horizontal strip of 5 with colour control circles at left and error 'Imperforate', superb MUH and rare


    Lot 891
    PR ]
    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Australia Post folder (in printed envelope) produced for the 2008 24th UPU Congress in Geneva, Switzerland, and containing the Definitive International Stamps issued between 7 June 2005 and 3 March 2008, plus the 2006 Australian Wildflowers $10 Waratah miniature sheet (face value AU$55.30), not often seen


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