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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL STATIONERY, POSTCARDS, POST OFFICE ISSUES

    Lot 594
    PS ]
    Estimate: $8,000 Purchase Price : $6,990

    Postal Cards: 1903 photographic essay for a uniform postal card issue showing a map of Australia, emu and arrowroot farming, and with Vaughan KEVII imperforate essay in sepia (as BW E3, an unrecorded colour) affixed at top right, endorsed 'Rough Sketch/10.8.03/CP', reverse with chamfered boxed 'POST AND TELEGRAPH DEPARTMENT/C.11710/QUEENSLAND' ds in blue, 11 DEC 03. Central horizontal crease and some minor blemishes resulting from removal from official file. Ex Dr Leslie Abramovich, Carl Steig and John Sinfield. A remarkable and unique essay, illustrated in the BW catalogue on page 1

     

    Lot 595
    PS ]
    Estimate: $750 Purchase Price : $670

    Postal Cards: 1903 pictorial postcards (132 x 92mm) showing collotype illustrations of a Kangaroo and Joey, a Group of Aboriginals, and a Camel Train, reverse with 'POST CARD' heading and with manuscript endorsement 'G03/3432' indicating origin from an official Post Office file. These cards probably represent a submission from a private post card manufacturer as samples for a series of pictorial postcards. Rare and ex Dr Leslie Abramovich (3)

      

    Lot 596
    PS ]
    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    Postal Cards: 1904 Postcard Design Competition: two postcards (138 x 88mm) with half-tone illustration of 'PRINCES' BRIDGE, MELBOURNE' printed in black and chestnut, the chestnut card with pencil-drawn post card heading inscribed 'NEW SOUTH WALES/COMMONWEALTH/OF/AUSTRALIA/PICTORIAL POST CARD', and dated 'JULY 1904' at bottom left. The Princes' Bridge illustration is identical to that used on the back cover of 1 stamp booklets (see BW No. B1(N)a). Fine and a unique pair, ex Dr Leslie Abramovich

      

    Lot 597
    PS ]
    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    Postal Cards: 1904 Postcard Design Competition, watercolour handpainted pictorial design on off-white card (180 x 95mm), endorsed on face 'Kindly let me know what you think of this rough design. Mabel Scott, 78 Nicholson St Fitzroy'. Reverse with a few blemishes, 'COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/POSTMASTER/GENERAL'S/DEPARTMENT' double circle ds 10 DEC 04, and endorsed 'The Postmaster-General Melbourne' and 'G04/4173' file number. Attractive, very few designs seem to have survived from this competition

      

    Lot 598
    PS ]
    Estimate: $650 Purchase Price : $583

    Postal Cards: 1911-36 all-different range of George V issues, comprising BW P1, 23, 24, 27zx, 28, 28d, 48(1), 48(2), 52, 53, 56, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68. All very fine to superb unused, BW cat AU$1500 (19)

         

    Lot 600
    PS ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    Postal Cards: 1911 1d Rose Full-face 'ADDRESS ONLY TO BE WRITTEN THIS SIDE' off-white stock variety 'Major Double Strike of AUSTRALIA and Admonition' cancelled Melbourne machine 29 SEP 11 and addressed to Sydney, very fine. BW P1(1)f, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 601
    PS ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    Postal Cards: 1911 1d Rose Full-face 'ADDRESS ONLY TO BE WRITTEN THIS SIDE' off-white stock variety 'Major Double Strike of AUSTRALIA and Admonition' cancelled at Fremantle, 25AU13. Fine, with printed message on reverse, BW P1(1)f, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 602
    PS ]
    Estimate: $1,800 Purchase Price : $1,573

    Postal Cards: 1911 1d Coronation cards, comprising a set of the portrait types and sub-types, lacking only George V in oak leaf wreath (BW P8(2), and Queen Mary in diffuse oval (BW P10(2)). Wide range of colours and mixture of buff and white stock on reverse. A couple with minor blemishes, however very fine for these, BW cat AU$3625 (29)

           

    Lot 603
    PS ]
    Estimate: $1,300 Purchase Price : $1,165

    Postal Cards: 1911 1d Coronation cards, an all different selection comprising 23 of the 31 portrait types and sub-types, wide range of colours and mixed white and buff stock on reverse, few minor blemishes but generally fine, BW cat AU$2875 (23)

         

    Lot 604
    PS ]
    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    Postal Cards: 1911 1d Coronation cards, a selection comprising George V types unused (9) and used, Queen Mary types unused (2) and used, and Prince of Wales types unused (2) and used. Range of colours and mixed white and buff stocks on reverse, few with small faults (16)

         

    Lot 614
    PS ]
    Estimate: $1,400 Purchase Price : $1,224

    Postal Cards: 1917 Provisional Use of Divided Reply Cards Tasmania 1d on 1d Brown reply half unused, minor blemishes but generally of fine appearance. BW P40, cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 615
    C ]
    Estimate: $1,500 Purchase Price : $1,340

    Postal Cards: 1917 Provisional Use of Divided Reply Cards Tasmania 1d on 1d Brown reply half with 'REPLY' obliterated, very fine unused. Rare, with only a total of 6,820 single cards (both outward and reply) issued. BW P40, which states 'It is estimated that approximately ten examples survive of each half', cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 617
    PS ]
    Estimate: $3,000 Purchase Price : $2,680

    Postal Cards: 1917 Provisional Use of Divided Reply Cards Victoria 1d Rose Die 2 outward half with text at lower left obliterated, very fine unused. Only 3,188 single cards issued between the four sub-types, and probably only three or four unused examples of this card survive. BW P43, cat AU$5000

     

    Lot 619
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    Estimate: $1,600 Purchase Price : $1,398

    Postal Cards: 1918-19 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 1d Red George V Sideface obsolete 1916 issue, superb unused, very rare. BW P50, which states 'At least three unused cards are recorded', cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 620
    PS ]
    Estimate: $1,600 Purchase Price : $1,398

    Postal Cards: 1918-19 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 1d Red George V Sideface obsolete 1916 issue, superb unused, very rare. BW P50, which states 'At least three unused cards are recorded', cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 621
    PS ]
    Estimate: $60 Purchase Price : $54

    Postal Cards: 1920-22 1d Red-brown George V Sideface cancelled-to-order 'G.P.O. MELBOURNE/2' cds 5 NO 20 for U.P.U. distribution, very fine. BW P52(1)x, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 626
    PS ]
    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    Postcards: 1923 'ONE/PENNY' on 1d Red-brown George V Sideface without admonition at base very fine unused, a scarce card. BW LC58, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 627
    PS ]
    Estimate: $220 Purchase Price : $199

    Postal Cards: 1923 'ONE/PENNY' on 1d Red-brown George V Sideface without admonition at base superb unused and scarce. BW P58, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 628
    PS ]
    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    Postcards: 1923 'ONE/PENNY' on 1d Red-brown George V Sideface without admonition at base, unused with area of toning at lower right, and showing considerable misplacement of surcharge, a scarce card. BW LC58ca, cat AU$1250 for severely misplaced surcharge

     

    Lot 629
    PS ]
    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    Postal Cards: 1923 'ONE/PENNY' on 1d Emerald-green George V Sideface with one-line admonition at base, variety 'Surcharge Misplaced', very fine unused. BW P60c, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 631
    PS ]
    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    Postal Cards: 1930-37 1d Red-brown George V Sideface with 88.5mm admonition printed on flimsy white stock very fine unused and scarce. BW P68(2), cat AU$300

     

    Lot 634
    PS ]
    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    Postcards: 1938-1959 duplicated range of KGVI and QEII cards, comprising BW P70 unused (3) & used, P71 unused, P72 unused (2), P73 unused (2), P74 unused (3) and opt SPECIMEN in red, P75 unused (4) and opt SPECIMEN in red, P75 unused (2), P78 unused (5), all superb (25)

       

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