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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL STATIONERY, WRAPPERS

    Lot 953
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    Estimate: $40 Purchase Price : $35

    Wrappers: 1913 d Green Kangaroo unused, light horizontal fold and with several creases at base. BW W1, cat 100

     

    Lot 954
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    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    Wrappers: Small collection of 1914-19 George V issues, with 1915 d Green mint (x 3), 1914 1d Red mint (x 5) and used (x 5), and 1919 d + d Green mint (x 2). Range of paper stocks, all folded and some with creases or small tears. BW 3, 4, 5, cat AU$855 (13)

      

    Lot 955
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $480

    Wrappers: 1915-18 d Green variety 'Miscut Wrapper' resulting in right half of indicium being removed, and right half of indicium of adjoining wrapper appearing at left edge. Gum on flap has seeped through to front, otherwise fine and the only recorded example, illustrated in BW W3c, cat AU$800

     

    Lot 956
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $130 Realised Price : $135

    Wrappers: Cancelled-to-order for U.P.U. distribution, comprising 1914 1914 1d Red ('G.P.O. MELBOURNE/1' cds, 20 AU 16), 1922 1d Violet ('G.P.O./MELBOURNE' cds, MR 23), and 1924 1d Green ('G.P.O. MELBOURNE/VIC' cds, 14 MY 24). Usual horizontal folds, otherwise fine. BW W4x, W11(1)x and W12(1)x, cat AU$250 (3)

     

    Lot 957
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $70 Realised Price : $70

    Wrappers: 1920 d Green with d adhesive affixed, and with Type 3 "NEWSPAPER ONLY" handstamp in pink, some creasing and closed tear but scarce. BW W6(3), cat AU$100

     

    Lot 958
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $70 Realised Price : $115

    Wrappers: 1920 1d Red with Type 3 "NEWSPAPER ONLY" handstamp in reddish-violet, some minor creasing otherwise fine unused and scarce, the BW illustrated example. BW W7(3), cat AU$100

     

    Lot 959
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $125

    Wrappers: 1920 d Green + d Green (very distinct shades) with Type 1 'NEWSPAPER/ONLY' handstamp in blue-green, light fold across indicia otherwise fine unused. BW W8(1), cat AU$150

     

    Lot 960
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $170

    Wrappers: 1920 d Green + d Green (distinct shades) with Type 4 'NEWSPAPER ONLY' handstamp in blackish-violet, cancelled at Lancefield (Vic) 17 AP 21. Minor creasing otherwise fine and scarce. BW W8(4), unpriced used

     

    Lot 961
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $230

    Wrappers: Small collection of 1921-31 George V issues, comprising 1921 1d Red mint, 1922 1d Violet mint and CTO, 1924 1d Green Die I mint (x 2) and CTO, 1927 1d Green Die I mint, 1931 1d Green mint (x 3) and used. All folded in one or more places, a few with additional creases, but generally fine, and showing variety of paper stocks. BW W10,11, 12, 15 and 19, cat AU$753 (11)

       

    Lot 962
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    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    Wrappers: 1924 KGV Sideface 1d Green Die II on vertical laid paper fine unused. BW W13(2), cat AU$500

     

    Lot 963
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $460

    Wrappers: 1931-38 1d Green handstamped SPECIMEN' twice in violet, across indicium and face of wrapper, from a display set of current stamps and stationery at the G.P.O. Melbourne. Fine and rare with only two recorded examples, ex Diserio. BW W19w, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 964
    PS ]
    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    Wrappers: Small collection of KGVI issues, with 1938 1d Green mint (x 3) and used (trimmed), 1942 1d Green used (tears), 1942 1d Green mint (x 5, two reduced width), 1950 1d Violet mint (x 2), 1951 2d Brown mint (x 3) and overprinted SPECIMEN in red, mostly unfolded, few with small faults but generally fine. BW W20-25, cat AU$1120 (16)

      

    Lot 965
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    Wrappers: 1942 KGVI 1d Green fine unused. BW W21, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 966
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $420

    Wrappers: 1942 KGVI 1d Green handstamped diagonal 'SPECIMEN (18 x 3mm) in violet, horizontal fold otherwise fine. From a G.P.O. Melbourne display of current stamps and stationery, and the only example currently recorded. BW W21w, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 967
    PS ]
    Estimate: $180 Purchase Price : $158

    Wrappers: Duplicated collection of QEII wrappers, with 1953 2d Brown Die I mint (x 2), CTO (x 2) and opt. SPECIMEN in red, Die II mint (x 4), 1959 5d Blue mint (x 3), CTO, and opt SPECIMEN in red, 1965 5d Red mint (x 2). Mostly unfolded and fine, few with minor blemishes. BW W26-30, cat AU$380 (16)

      

    Lot 968
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    Estimate: $1,200 Purchase Price : $1,049

    Wrappers: 1953 QEII 3d photographic proof in black on photographic paper (76 x 100mm) in adopted design endorsed "H" and 'To be used for newspaper wrappers'. The only example in private hands, ex Diserio. BW W26P(1), cat AU$2000

     

    Lot 969
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    Wrappers: 1953-59 QEII 2d Brown Die II showing error' Printing at Right Side (including indicium) Omitted' due to paper fold, the printing appearing on the reverse. Fine unused and a spectacular variety, ex Diserio. BW W27 variety

     

    Lot 970
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    Wrappers: 1959 QEII 2d Dark Blue overprinted SPECIMEN in red, BW W28w, cat AUS$150

     

    Lot 971
    PS ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Wrappers: Duplicated collection of decimal issues, with 1966 4c mint (x 2), used (x 2) and handstamped 'SPECIMEN ONLY', 1967 5c mint (x 2), 1969 5c mint (x 2), 1970 6c mint (x 4), 1972 7c mint (x 3), 1975 11c on 7c mint (x 5) and used (x 2), various surcharge settings, 1978 25c on 7c mint (x 8) and used (x 6). mostly unfolded, a few with small faults. BW W31-37 (37)

      

    Lot 972
    PS ]
    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    1940s 'AIR MEDAL SECTION' registered wrapper for delivery of medals to Australian servicemen, superb unused

     

    Lot 973
    PS ]
    Estimate: $50 Purchase Price : $45

    1940s 'AIR MEDAL SECTION' registered wrapper for delivery of medals to Australian servicemen, superb unused

     

    Lot 974
    PS ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    1921 2d Deep Blue Kangaroo cut-out on brown paper (added adhesive missing) cancelled at Hobart (in 1922?), and showing small portion of printing indicating use by the 'Mercury' newspaper. Only a few used cut-outs are known and no complete wrapper is recorded. BW WS5, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 975
    PS ]
    Estimate: $1,600 Purchase Price : $1,398

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1915-19 1d Red KGV Sideface Die II enclosing complete copy of the Sydney Stock Exchange 'Monthly Stock Share List', couple of minor tone spots otherwise an exceptional example of this very rare wrapper. BW Ws9, cat AU$2000

     

    Lot 976
    PS ]
    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1919 1d Red + d Green KGV Sideface cut-out (68 x 42mm) cancelled at Hobart, 5 FE 19. Only about four cut-outs are known, this being the BW illustrated example, WS10, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 977
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1922 1d Violet KGV Sideface used from Brighton (Vic) 7 OC 22, and 1924 1d Green KGV Sideface Die I used from Brighton 25 OC 24 both addressed to the same address in Carlton and with '20 Posted' in oval in violet. Latter with a few stains. BW WS11 and 12, cat AU$400 (2)

     

    Lot 978
    PS ]
    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1919 1d Black-brown KGV Sideface cut-out (37 x 36mm) on typical thin wrapper stock cancelled Hobart cds. Listed as BW WS14, however no example had been recorded at time of publication and unpriced

     

    Lot 979
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $900

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1919-20 1d Brown KGV Sideface for the 'Tasmanian Illustrated Mail' cancelled Hobart cds, 18 AU 21 and addressed to London. Roughly opened through printed heading and repaired and with other small faults, however a great rarity of which this is believed to be the only complete example. BW WS15, where this wrapper is illustrated, cat AU$1500

     

    Lot 980
    PS ]
    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1923 1d Emerald KGV Sideface on very thin brownish stock, large piece (147 x 62mm) with sufficient inscription to indicate use by the Hobart 'Mercury' newspaper, cancelled at Hobart 18 JL 23(?). BW WS16 which recorded only one complete wrapper and no cut-outs, cat AU$2000

     

    Lot 981
    PS ]
    Estimate: $400 Purchase Price : $350

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1923 2d Red KGV Sideface large piece (103 x 75mm) used from Hobart for the 'Illustrated Tasmanian Mail', 6 MY 24, addressed to New York. The only recorded example of the 2d Sideface stamp on wrapper, BW WS18, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 982
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1924-25 2d Brown KGV Sideface for the 'Tasmanian Illustrated Mail', used from Hobart to Philippines 4 MR 25. Horizontal folds and trimmed along edges, otherwise fine and probably the most intact example known (150 X 310mm), rare. BW WS19, the illustrated example, cat AU$2000

     

    Lot 983
    PS ]
    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    Stamped-to-Order Wrappers: 1924 2d Brown KGV on part illustrated Tasmanian Mail manilla wrapper, addressed to California and cancelled Hobart 1925 cds. Tear at left but very rare

     

    Lot 984
    PS ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1938 1d Green Queen Elizabeth used locally in Sydney, 1947 2d KGVI Red Embossed used from Melbourne to Indiana 31 Dec 1947 (earliest known date), 1950 2d + 2d KGVI Red Embossed used from Melbourne to Argentina, generally good except last has two short tears at left. BW WS21, 27 and 28, cat AU$325 (3)

       

    Lot 985
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    Estimate: $600 Purchase Price : $536

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1938-40 2d Red KGVI + 1d Green QE for Nicholas Pty Ltd full size wrapper (183 x 330mm) cancelled Melbourne cds, some creasing caused by enclosure, but rare. BW WS23, cat AU$1500

     

    Lot 986
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $36

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1938-40 2d Red KGVI + 1d Green QE small cut-out (41 x 34mm) cancelled at Melbourne. BW WS23, Cat AU$100 as cut-out

     

    Lot 987
    PS ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1942 KGVI 1d Green (188 x 250mm), horizontal fold and a few other minor blemishes, otherwise fine unused and scarce. BW WS25, the illustrated example, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 988
    PS ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1949 KGVI 1d + 1d Green uprated with d Kangaroo used to RAF Base Tengah Singapore, minor blemishes. BW WS26, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 989
    PS ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1951 KGVI Crowned circle 3d Green uprated with d Kangaroo punctured 'VG' used by Victorian Education Department, minor blemishes. BW WS30, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 990
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $160 Realised Price : $120

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1953-56 QEII 3d Green embossed used in Sydney 15 JA 55, fine and very scarce. BW WS31, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 991
    PS ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1959 5d QEII Dark Blue for Sydney Stock Exchange Official Gazette unused, several light horizontal folds otherwise fine unused. BW WS35, cat AU$350

     

    Lot 992
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    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1959 2d QEII Dark Blue on buff stock for Sydney Stock Exchange Official Gazette, fine used. BW WS34, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 993
    PS ]
    Estimate: $100 Purchase Price : $88

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1959 5d QEII Dark Blue on brown laid stock for Sydney Stock Exchange Official Gazette fine used. BW WS35, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 994
    PS ]
    Estimate: $250 Purchase Price : $222

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1966 4c Red and 1967 5c Orange QEII embossed used for Sydney Stock Exchange Official Gazette, the former uprated with 12c adhesive, fine and very scarce. BW WS38-39, cat AU$500 (2)

     

    Lot 995
    PS ]
    Estimate: $120 Purchase Price : $105

    Stamped-to-order Wrappers: 1967 QEII 5c Orange for Sydney Stock Exchange Official Gazette, used to Lane cover 1 OC 68, fine. BW WS39, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 996
    PS ]
    Estimate: $800 Purchase Price : $699

    Official Wrappers: 1919 1d Red KGV Sideface with 'OS' in solid engraving, for the Deputy Commissioner of Maternity Allowances and used locally in Hobart, 21 OCT 21, very rare. BW WO2, cat AU$1250

     

    Lot 997
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    Estimate: $400 Purchase Price : $350

    Official Wrappers: 1924-33 1d Green KGV Sideface with 'OS' in solid engraving, used for the Deputy Commissioner of Maternity Allowances, cancelled Melbourne cds 26 Se 25 and addressed to Footscray. Fine and rare, BW WO8, cat AU$750

     

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