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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, POSTAL STATIONERY

    Lot 904
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    Estimate: $800Starting Price: $600

    Postal Cards: 1913-37 unused or CTO range with BW Nos. P24, P27, P28d, P48 (3, one CTO), P52 CTO, P53, P54, P55 CTO, P56, P58, P60, P62, P63, P64, P66, P67, P68 (2, one on flimsy stock), and PO9, all very fine to superb. Also 1976 18c and 1978 20c wallets with 36 and 42 cards respectively. BW cat AU$3370+ (99)

          

    Lot 905
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    Postal Cards: 1911 1d Scenic Views of Victoria, range with Bourke St, Buffalo Mts, Flinders St (2), Gold Diggers (2), Gold Mine, Phantom Falls, Swanston St, good to fine unused. BW P21, cat AU$1125 (9)

          

    Lot 906
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    Postal Cards: 1911 Victorian Scenes Fullface KGV 1d Red Setting 1 'SPRING ST MELB' in Purple-brown used 1912 (25 Jun) from Carnegie to Cheltenham, fine. BW P21(6) cat AU$75

      

    Lot 907
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Postal Cards: 1915 KGV 1d Red Sideface without admonition Die I fine unused. BW P27, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 908
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    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    Postal Cards: 1915-16 1d Red KGV Sideface without admonition Type 1 Die II cliche, superb unused. BW P27d, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 909
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    Postal Cards: 1915-16 1d Red KGV Sideface without admonition Die 2 Type 2 unused, few tone spots, reverse with printed message for Kapunda Technical School. BW P27da, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 910
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    Estimate: $35Starting Price: $26

    Postal Cards: 1916 KGV 1d Red Sideface Die I with admonition fine unused. BW P28, cat AU$80

     

    Lot 911
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Postal Cards: 1915-16 KGV Sideface 1d Red Die II with admonition - Type 2 with flaws on bottom frame, printed for Kapunda Technical School on reverse, fresh unused. BW P28da, cat AU$125

     

    Lot 912
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    Estimate: $20Starting Price: $16

    Postal Cards: 1920 KGV 1d Brown Sideface on Buff Stock fine unused. BW P52(2), cat AU$50

     

    Lot 913
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    Postal Cards: 1923 KGV Sideface 1d Green without footnote, and with variety 'Broken Line Left of POST', with normal for comparison, fresh unused. BW P53, f, cat AU$250 (2)

     

    Lot 914
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    Postal Cards: 1923 KGV Sideface 1d Green with footnote on off-white stock, used 1924 (13 Mar) Melbourne to Portland, very fine. BW P54(2), cat AU$300

     

    Lot 915
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    Postal Cards: 1923 KGV Sideface 2d Red CTO 'G.P.O. MELBOURNE/VIC' cds 23 JY 23 for U.P.U. distribution. BW P55x, cat AU$375

     

    Lot 916
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Postal Cards: 1923-24 KGV Sideface 1d Violet on buff stock, and showing variety 'No Top to Crown', fine unused. BW P56(1)f, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 917
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    Postal Cards: 1923-24 KGV Sideface 1d Violet on buff stock, CTO G.P.O. MELBOURNE/2' cds 23 NO 23 for U.P.U. distribution, and showing variety 'White Flaw Through Last A od AUSTRALIA', possibly a unique combination. Bw P56(1)g/x

     

    Lot 918
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    Postal Cards: 1923 KGV Sideface 'ONE/PENNY' on 1d Red-brown without footnote, fresh unused. BW P58, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 919
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    Postal Cards: 1923 KGV Sideface 'ONE/PENNY' on 1d Green without footnote, fresh unused. BW P59, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 920
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    Estimate: $130Starting Price: $100

    Postal Cards: 1923 KGV Sideface 'ONE/PENNY' on 1d Green on buff stock (with footnote), fresh unused. BW P60, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 921
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    Estimate: $25Starting Price: $18

    Postal Cards: 1925 KGV 1d Green Sideface Die III fine unused. BW P62, cat AU$60

     

    Lot 922
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    Postal Cards: 1930 KGV 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 1d Green Sideface Die III fine unused. BW P66, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 923
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    Postal Cards: 1930-37 KGV Sideface 1d Red-brown on flimsy stock very fine unused. BW P68(2), cat AU$300

     

    Lot 924
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    Postal Cards: 1941-1959 range of KGVI and QEII postal cards, with BW P70 (2), P71 (2), P72 (3), P73 (2), P74, P75 (2, one optd SPECIMEN), P76 (2), P78 (2, one optd SPECIMEN), different shades and card stocks represented, all superb unused. BW cat AU$700 (16)

         

    Lot 925
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    Postal Cards: 1942 Queen Elizabeth 1d + 1d Green fine unused. BWP71, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 926
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Postal Cards: 1951-53 KGVI 3d Dark Blue-green overprinted SPECIMEN (104 x 16mm) in red, very fine. BW P74wa, cat AU$125

     

    Lot 927
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    Estimate: $45Starting Price: $34

    Postal Cards: 1953 QEII 3d Green overprinted SPECIMEN in red. BW P75w, cat AU$125

     

    Lot 928
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Postal Cards: 1957-59 QEII 4d on 3d Green Die 2 overprinted SPECIMEN in red, very fine. BW P78w, cat AU$125

     

    Lot 929
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    Official Postcards: 1919 1d Red-brown Type 3 unused with light crease and small stain, BW PO3C, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 930
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    Official Postal Cards: 1924 KGV Sideface 1d Green Die I - Type 1, printed for Victorian Education Department (I.342.8.25-10792' imprint on reverse), fresh unused. BW PO6A, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 931
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Official Postal Cards: 1924 KGV Sideface 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 1d Green Die I - Type 1, printed for Victorian Education Department (I.342/4.28-4232' imprint on reverse), fresh unused. BW PO9A, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 932
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 1 on Pale Green Card Perf 10 'EXHIBITION BLDGS./MELB. VIC.' Framed oval in Brown, slight peripheral toning otherwise fine. BW LC1(46)

      

    Lot 933
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    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 1 on Pale Green Card Perf 10 'MOSMAN'S BAY./SYDNEY, N.S.W.' framed oval in Brown, very fine. BW LC1(78A)

      

    Lot 934
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 1 on Off-white Chalky Card 'BOTANIC GARDENS./ADELAIDE, S.A.' framed oval in Deep Grey, very fine. BW LC3(13)

      

    Lot 935
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    Estimate: $140Starting Price: $105

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 1 on Off-white Chalky Card 'QUEEN'S GARDENS/PERTH, WA' framed oval in Pale Claret, very fine. BW LC3(108A)

      

    Lot 936
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    Estimate: $70Starting Price: $55

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 2 on Grey Unsurfaced Card 'THE GORGE./LAUNCESTON, TAS.' In Deep Brown, few small marks otherwise fine. BW LC8(55A)

      

    Lot 937
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 2 on Grey Unsurfaced Card 'SYDNEY HARBOUR,/N.S.W.' framed oval in Purple-brown, slight peripheral toning, otherwise fine. BW LC8(128A)

      

    Lot 938
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    Estimate: $90Starting Price: $70

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 2 on Grey Surfaced Card 'LAKE ST CLAIR/TASMANIA' framed oval in Black, very fine. LC10(67A)

      

    Lot 939
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    Estimate: $90Starting Price: $70

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 2 on Grey Surfaced Card 'PINEAPPLES/Q.' framed oval in sepia, very fine. BW LC10(102A)

      

    Lot 940
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface on Grey Surfaced Card 'CAIRNS RAILWAY QUEENSLAND' framed oval in Red-brown, fine unused. LC 10(28A), cat AU$175

      

    Lot 941
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface on Grey Surfaced Card 'THE GORGE, LAUNCESTON, TAS.' framed oval in Red-brown, finer unused. BW LC10(55C), cat AU$175

      

    Lot 942
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface on Grey Surfaced Card 'LAKE ST. CLAIR TASMANIA' framed oval in Black, fine unused. BW LC10(67A), cat AU$175

      

    Lot 943
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface on Grey Surfaced Card 'MOSMAN'S BAY SYDNEY N.S.W.' framed oval in Pale Brown, fine unused. BW LC10(78A), cat AU$175

      

    Lot 944
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 2 on White Enamelled Card (Cream Inside) 'MOSMAN BAY - SYDNEY.' framed oval in Deep Blue, Text Setting A (comma after 'AUSTRALIA'), very fine. BW LC11(77)

      

    Lot 945
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 2 on White Enamelled Card (Cream Inside) 'MOSMAN'S BAY,/SYDNEY, N.S.W.' framed oval in Bright Red, very fine. BW LC11(78A)

      

    Lot 946
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 2 on White Enamelled Card (Cream Inside) 'ST. GEORGE'S TERRACE, PERTH.' framed oval in Sepia, Text Setting B (no comma after 'Australia'), very fine. BW LC11(119A)d

      

    Lot 947
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 2 on White Enamelled Card (Cream Inside) 'SCHOOL OF MINES,/ADELAIDE.' framed oval in Grey, Text Setting A (comma after 'Australia'), very fine. BW LC11(120)

      

    Lot 948
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 2 on White Enamelled Card (Cream Inside) 'WOOLCARTING - QUEENSLAND' framed oval in Brown-red, Text Setting A (comma after 'Australia') very fine. BW LC121(141)

      

    Lot 949
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1911-12 1d KGV Fullface Setting 2 on White Enamelled Card (Cream Inside) 'ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUST.' framed oval in Greenish-blue, showing text setting B (No Comma After AUSTRALIA'), fine unused. BW LC11(1)d, cat AU$150

      

    Lot 950
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1911 Reply Lettercard 1d + 1d KGV Fullface 'GIANT RED GUM, VIC.' + 'QUEEN'S GARDENS/PERTH, WA' in Blue, some staining at corners from previous mounting. BW LC13(50 + 108A)

      

    Lot 951
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1911 Reply Lettercard 1d + 1d KGV Fullface 'HOBART, FROM THE BAY.' + 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE S.A.' in Red-violet, some perf separation otherwise fine. BW LC13(63 + 136A)

      

    Lot 952
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 10 'FRUIT EXHIBIT/ADELAIDE SHOW' framed oval in Brown, fine. This is the only card in this issue which shows Text Setting A (comma after 'Australia'). BW LC17(48)

      

    Lot 953
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 10 'NORTH TERRACE/ADELAIDE' framed oval in Deep Purple, very fine. BW LC17(93)

      

    Lot 954
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 10 'NORTH TERRACE/ADELAIDE' framed oval in Yellow-brown, very fine. BW LC17(93)

      

    Lot 955
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'ANGASTON. STH AUSTRALIA' framed oval in Deep Brown, very fine. BW LC18(4)

      

    Lot 956
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'A BLUE GUM LOG/TASMANIA' framed oval in Grey-black, slight toning to periphery. BW LC18(11)

      

    Lot 957
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'CITY COURT, MELBOURNE' framed oval in Grey-green, a scarce view, very fine

      

    Lot 958
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'COLES BAY/TASMANIA' framed oval in Brown, very fine. BW LC18(39)

      

    Lot 959
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    Estimate: $90Starting Price: $70

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'MOUNT GOULD/TASMANIA' framed oval, scarce bicoloured printing in Red-purple and Purple, very fine. BW LC18(82)

      

    Lot 960
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    Estimate: $90Starting Price: $70

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'MT IDA, LAKE ST. CLAIR/TASMANIA' framed oval in Grey-black, very fine. BW LC18(83)

      

    Lot 961
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'MT. IDA, LAKE ST. CLAIR/TASMANIA' framed oval in Deep Blue-green, mark on face otherwise fine. BW LC18(83)

      

    Lot 962
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'NORTH TERRACE/ADELAIDE' framed oval, scarce bicoloured printing in Brown and Purple-brown, very fine. BW LC18(93)

      

    Lot 963
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'PUBLIC LIBRARY MELBOURNE' framed oval without sky, scarce bicolored printing in Black and Deep Purple-brown, very fine and a scarce view. BW LC18(106B)

      

    Lot 964
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'QUEEN'S GARDENS/PERTH, W.A' framed oval in Purple-brown, very fine, a scarce view. BW LC18(108B)

      

    Lot 965
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    Estimate: $90Starting Price: $70

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'RUNDLE ST. ADELAIDE' framed oval in Deep Brown, very fine. BW LC18(116A)

      

    Lot 966
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    Estimate: $90Starting Price: $70

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'RUSSELL FALLS/TASMANIA' framed oval in Blue-black, very fine. BW LC18(118)

      

    Lot 967
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    Estimate: $90Starting Price: $70

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 'TASMAN PENINSULA,/TASMANIA' framed oval in Brown, very fine. BW LC18(130)

      

    Lot 968
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 12 in Deep Brown 'CIRCULAR QUAY,/SYDNEY' with sky fine unused. BW LC18(34A), cat AU$175

      

    Lot 969
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 10 'BALLARAT' framed oval in Sepia, very fine. BW LC21(8)

      

    Lot 970
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 10 'BALLARAT' framed oval in Greenish-black, very fine. BW LC21(8)

      

    Lot 971
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 10 'GEELONG HARBOUR' framed oval in Purple-black, very fine. BW LC21(49)

      

    Lot 972
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 10 'HARVESTING TAMWORTH N.S.W.' framed oval in Sepia, very fine. BW LC21(60)

      

    Lot 973
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 10 'HUONVILLE, TASMANIA' framed oval in Black, very fine. This is the only card in this issue which shows Text Setting A (comma after 'Australia'). BW LC21(66)

      

    Lot 974
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 10 'LAKE ST. CLAIR/TASMANIA' framed oval, scarce bicolour printing in Violet and Blue-black, very fine. BW LC21(68)

      

    Lot 975
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 10 'LAKE ST. CLAIR/TASMANIA -' framed oval in Sepia, very fine. BW LC21(68)

      

    Lot 976
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 10 'PINEAPPLES QUEENSLAND' framed oval in Deep Brown, very fine. BW LC21(103)

      

    Lot 977
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 10 'WATERFALL GULLY/ADELAIDE' framed oval, scarce bicolour printing in unrecorded combination of Grey-black and Deep Purple, very fine. BW LC21(140)

      

    Lot 978
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 10 'WATERFALL GULLY/ADELAIDE' framed oval in Deep Purple, very fine. BW LC21(140)

      

    Lot 979
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 12 'MT. BUFFALO, VICTORIA.' framed oval in Sepia, very fine and scarce. BW LC22(80)

      

    Lot 980
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die II Perf 12 'MT. BUFFALO, VICTORIA' framed oval in Blue-black, very fine and scarce. BW LC22(80)

      

    Lot 981
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1914-18 1d KGV Sideface Die I Perf 10 (pink inside) in Sepia 'MARCH through streets of MELBOURNE/of A.I.F.' (cropped) fine unused. BW LC26(M6B), cat AU$175

      

    Lot 982
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    Estimate: $70Starting Price: $55

    1917 Divided Reply Lettercards 1d KGV Fullface Perf 12 Outward Half 'GIANT RED GUM VIC.' In Brown, small area of surface damage on face. BW LC31(50)

      

    Lot 983
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1917 Divided Reply Lettercards 1d KGV Fullface Perf 12 Reply Half 'QUEEN'S GARDENS/PERTH, WA' framed oval in Brown, very fine. BW LC32(108A)

      

    Lot 984
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    Estimate: $70Starting Price: $55

    1917 Divided Reply Lettercards 1d KGV Fullface Perf 12 Reply Half 'VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE S.A.' in Emerald-green, some small marks and some perf separation. BW LC32(136A)

      

    Lot 985
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1920-22 2d Orange KGV Sideface on Off-white Surfaced Card 'GIBBERABONG CREEK N.S.W.' uprated with Single Wmk d (2) paying 2d letter rate + d war tax used 1921 (11 Jan) Sydney to U.S.A., flaps sealed. BW LC 46(51), cat AU$300

      

    Lot 986
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1922-23 2d Red KGV Sideface 'PINEAPPLES/QUEENSLAND' framed oval, very fine. BW LC49(102B)

      

    Lot 987
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1922-23 2d Red KGV Sideface 'CARTING - FAR NORTH', tiny blemishes, unused. BW LC49(29). cat AU$250

      

    Lot 988
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1922-23 2d Red KGV Sideface 'G.P.O. HOBART' fine unused. BW LC48(58A), cat AU$250

      

    Lot 989
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    Estimate: $90Starting Price: $70

    1923-24 1d Green KGV Sideface Perf 12 'MURRUMBIDGEE IRRIGATION SCHEME/IRRIGATING A YOUNG CITRUS ORCHARD' framed oval, fine apart from slight peripheral toning typical for the poor card used for this issue. BW LC51(88)

      

    Lot 990
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1923-24 1d Green KGV Sideface Perf 12 'BOTANIC GARDENS,/PORTLAND, VIC.' framed oval CTO with 'G.P.O. MELBOURNE/VIC' cds 19 DE 23 for U.P.U. distribution, very fine. BW LC51(15C)x

      

    Lot 991
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1915 d Bright Emerald KGV 'Star' Embossed CTO with 'MELBOURNE/VICTORIA' cds 3 JL 15 for U.P.U. distribution, very fine. BW EP6, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 992
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1919-22 KGV 'Star' Embossed Design, comprising 1d Brown, 2d Orange and 2d Red, each CTO with G.P.O. Melbourne cds for U.P.U. distribution, fine. BW EP20(1)w,21w,23(1)w, cat AU$450 (3)

     

    Lot 993
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    Estimate: $550Starting Price: $420

    1928 KGV Oval Embossed d Orange, 1d Green, 1d Red, 2d Brown each CTO with 'G.P.O./MELBOURNE' cds for U.P.U. distribution, very fine. The d, 1d and 2d represent the only printings of these values on Post Office stock, the dies being reserved otherwise for stamping of private envelopes. BW EP29,30,31w,33, cat AU$1100 (4)

     

    Lot 994
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1942-78 mainly mint collection of KGVI and QEII Post Office envelopes, with KGVI BW EP42(7)A, B, EP44(2), EP45(1), EP46, EP48(1) optd SPECIMEN, EP48(4), EP49(2), QEII pre-decimal issues largely complete including 4d and 5d Light Blue long type optd SPECIMEN, and 5d Dark Blue and 5d Light Blue cancelled first day, and Decimal issues 4c to 20c showing various text and font changes (55)

       

    Lot 995
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    STO Envelopes: 1916-18 d Yellow-green KGV 'Star' Embossed on laid batonne stock without any printing, fine unused. BW ES25, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 996
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    STO Envelopes: 1916-18 d Yellow-green 'Star' Embossed for unlisted user 'THE LUTHERAN PUBLISHING CO LTD' cancelled by Adelaide slogan 31 Jul 18, BW ES25B

     

    Lot 997
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    STO Envelopes: 1920(?) KGV 1d Red 'Star' Embossed + d Green 'Star' Embossed + d Green Sideface cut-out cancelled at Melbourne, 12 March 1921. The famous 'tripleton' of which only about half-a-dozen complete envelopes are recorded. BW ES38, cat AU$500 as cut-out

     

    Lot 998
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    STO Envelopes: 1922-24 1d Violet, 1924-28 1d Green and 1922-23 2d Red KGV 'Star' Embossed, each unused with printed address for British Australian Wool Realisation Association Ltd., 2d with vertical crease, others fine. A scarce group, BW ES41, 43 and 61, cat AU$800 (3)

     

    Lot 999
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    STO Envelopes: 1924-28 1d Green KGV 'Star' Embossed on laid batonne stock without any printing, fine unused. BW ES43, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 1000
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    STO Envelopes: 1919-21 1d Brown KGV Die 3 'Star' Embossed on off-white wove envelope. There is no printing on the envelope but this stock was not used for Post Office issues. Very fine unused, BW ES52, unpriced unused

     

    Lot 1001
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    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    STO Envelopes: 1930 1d Green + 1d Green George V Oval Embossing stamped-to-order on Texas Company window envelope, used at Melbourne 1 October 1930 (the earliest known date). The envelope has been somewhat roughly opened, but scarce. BW ES66, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 1002
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    STO Envelopes: 1930 'TWO/PENCE' on 1d Red KGV Embossed Oval for Dennys, Lascelles Ltd unused, tear at base. BW ES70, cat AU$400

     

    Lot 1003
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    Estimate: $900Starting Price: $675

    STO Envelopes: 1938 1d Green George V + 1d Green George VI Oval Embossing uprated with 1d Green Queen Elizabeth Die 1 for the 3d foreign rate, used from Hobart to Los Angeles, 2 May 1939. A single order of 1,000 was printed of this doubleton, of which it is thought about six examples survive. Torn flap extending to a small tear into the face of the envelope, couple of small marks but otherwise good. BW ES68, cat AU$4000

     

    Lot 1004
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    STO Envelopes: 1937-41 1d Green KGVI Embossed Oval ('AUSTRALIAN/DEFENCE/CANTEENS') and 2d Red, latter folded at centre for return to The Texas Company, unuse4d. BW ES75 and 83 (2)

     

    Lot 1005
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    STO Envelopes: 1978 20c Purple Embossed, used at Sydney 20 AUG 1978, used by Electric Power Transmission Ltd. BW ES107, which records only two commercial used examples recorded of this envelope, this being a new discovery and the third example, cat AU$500. A major modern postal stationery rarity

     

    Lot 1006
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    Official Envelopes: Group of large (approx 228 x 102mm) Education Department envelopes, comprising 1d Brown Sideface with 'OS' in electro (2, Type 1 electro used from Charlton to Melbourne 11 MR 26, and Type 2 electro used Barongarook to Melbourne 20 MAR 24), 1d Red 'Star' Embossed with 'OS' in die used Rutherglen to Melbourne 14 AU 24, and 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d Red 'Star' with 'OS' in die used Cape Clear to Melbourne 29 SE 24. Condition fine, and a scarce group. BW EO7A,EO7B,EO14,EO15, cat AU$650 (4)

      

    Lot 1007
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    Official Envelopes: 1920 2d Orange KGV Sideface with 'OS' in electro stamped-to-order window envelope for Commonwealth Treasury, Melbourne, used 19 SEP 1921. Small portion of back flap missing, otherwise fine. BW EO9, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 1008
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    Official Envelopes: 1923 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d Red 'Star' Embossed with 'OS' in die, large (228 x 102mm) Education Department envelope used from Thornbury to Melbourne, 21 AU 24, fine. BW EO14, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 1009
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    Official Envelopes: 1924-28 1d Red KGV 'Star' Embossed with 'OS' in Die on long Education Department (Vic) envelope (230 x 102mm), crease in lower right corner, otherwise fine and scarce in unused condition. BW EO15, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 1010
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    Official Envelopes: 'OS' in Die selection comprising 'Star' Embossed 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d Red (fine), 1d Scarlet, 'TWO/PENCE' on 1d Scarlet, and Oval Embossed 'TWO/PENCE' on 1d Red, three typically late uprated usage up to reign of QEII, odd fault (4). BW EO14, 15, 16 and 18, cat AU$625 (4)

      

    Lot 1011
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    Estimate: $270Starting Price: $210

    Military Envelopes: 1916-1919 group of 1d Military Envelopes, comprising 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE' 1st setting (ME1) mint (somewhat grubby); 'A.I.F., ABROAD' 1st setting used from Campbelltown (Tas) with pencil endorsement indicating the addressee was a prisoner-of-war (minor peripheral damage, and stamp impression damaged at top left), 2nd setting mint (3, one addressed but not posted); 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE, ABROAD' 1st setting mint. BW cat AU$1900 (6)

      

    Lot 1012
    PS ]
    Estimate: $450Starting Price: $340

    1913 4d Orange Kangaroo long envelope (230 x 110mm) unused with 1d Violet KGV affixed, few tone spots on lower half of face. BW RE2, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 1013
    PS ]
    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1913 4d Orange Kangaroo Die IIA 'REGISTERED LETTER' at top, very fine and unused. BW RE3B, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 1014
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    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    1915 4d Orange KGV Sideface, Setting 3 (vertical line through comma after 'penny'), very fine unused. BW RE5c, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 1015
    PS ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    Registration Envelopes: 1916 4d Orange used in 1916 from Wickham (NSW) to famous philatelist H.L. White at Scone, and 1919 uprated use with Large Multiple Wmk d Green from Perth to Pingelly (WA), Fine. BW RE6b (2)

     

    Lot 1016
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1916-20 4d Orange KGV Sideface on remainder N.S.W. stock, with printed device on flap in orange, Setting 1 (115mm from 'R' of 'REGISTERED' to right edge of stamp impression), very fine unused. BW RE7B, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 1017
    PS ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1920-21 5d Brown KGV Sideface on De La Rue stock (horizontal laid), very fine unused. BW RE10A, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 1018
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1920-21 5d Brown KGV Sideface on De La Rue stock (horizontal laid), CTO with 'MELBOURNE/2' cds 26 OC 20 for U.P.U. distribution, minor creasing on face otherwise fine. BW RE10Ax, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1019
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1922 5d Brown KGV Sideface on De La Rue stock (curved flap), fine unused. BW RE12, cat AU$500

     

    Lot 1020
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1923-24 KGV Sideface 5d Chestnut fine unused. BW RE13, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 1021
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    Estimate: $120Starting Price: $90

    1922-23 5d Brown KGV Sideface on De La Rue stock, address panel on left side, very fine unused. BW RE13, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 1022
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1923 'FOURPENCE/HALFPENNY' on 5d Brown KGV Sideface on De La Rue stock with address panel at left, very fine unused. BW RE16, cat AU$300

     

    Lot 1023
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1923-24 KGV Sideface 'FOURPENCE/HALFPENNY' on 5d Chestnut fine unused. BW RE17, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 1024
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1923-24 KGV sideface 'FOURPENCE/HALFPENNY' on 5d Chestnut variety 'envelpe' on reverse text, fine unused. BW RE17d, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 1025
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    1923-24 'FOURPENCE/HALFPENNY' on 5d Chestnut KGV with reset text, variety 'envelpe' spelling error on reverse, fine. BW RE17d, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 1026
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1924-28 4d Violet KGV Sideface, group of four comprising 1924-28 with text in violet on De La Rue stock ('envelope' unused and 'envelpe' CTO) and on Hodgson stock unused (variety 'No Top to Crown'), and 1925-28 with text in red unused (variety 'No Top to Crown'), generally fine unused. BW RE18,18dx,19d,20Ad, cat AU$575 (4)

     

    Lot 1027
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1925-28 KGV Sideface 4d Violet fine unused. BW RE21, cat AU$125

     

    Lot 1028
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    Estimate: $500Starting Price: $380

    1928-68 duplicated range comprising KGV 4d BW RE21, 5d on 4d RE24B, RE25B, 5d RE27; KGVI 5d RE28B, RE29, 5d RE31, RE32, RE33, 8d RE34, 9d RE35, 1/0d RE36 (3, one optd SPECIMEN); QEII 1/0d RE37 (2, one optd SPECIMEN), 1/7d RE38 (2, one optd SPECIMEN), RE39, 2/5d RE40A (2), RE40C, RE42, RE43, 24c RE45A, RE45B, 25c RE46. All fine to very fine unused BW cat AU$1865 (26)

            

    Lot 1029
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1928-30 Embossed Oval 4d Violet fine unused. BW RE21, cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1030
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1928-30 Embossed Oval 'FIVE/PENCE' on 4d Violet fine unused. BW RE24B, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 1031
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1930-37 Embossed Oval 5d Chestnut Die I fine unused. BW RE26, cat AU$100

     

    Lot 1032
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    Estimate: $125Starting Price: $95

    1942-48 5d KGVI manilla stock with curved flap at right, used at Woorinen (Vic) on 1942 (6 Nov). BW RE30

     

    Lot 1033
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1959-62 2/5d Red QEII Embossed Provisional on Deep Buff 1/7d Stock, Setting 2 of the Compensation clause obliterated by 11 bars, fine unused and scarce. BW RE41C, cat AU$300

      

    Lot 1034
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    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1913-78 collection of mostly unused wrappers, with Kangaroos d and 1d (BW W1-2); KGV BW W4, 5 (used), 10, 11 (CTO), 12, 17; KGVI BW W21, 24, 25 (2, one optd SPECIMEN); QEII BW W26 (2, one optd SPECIMEN), 27, 29 (2, one optd SPECIMEN), 30; and Decimal issues BW W31, 32, 34, 35, 36C, 37. All folded and generally very fine (24)

        

    Lot 1035
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    Estimate: $60Starting Price: $46

    1920 KGV Sideface d + d Green Setting 5 unused. BW 9(5), cat AU$150

     

    Lot 1036
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    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

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

     

    Lot 1037
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    Estimate: $320Starting Price: $240

    STO 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 1038
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    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    STO Wrappers: c1950 2d + 2d Red King George VI Oval Embossed used from Melbourne to California, 3 MR 50. With 'If you wish your mail delivered/by carrier, have it addressed to/Street and number.' and 'Delivery delayed on account/of incomplete address.' instructional markings in purple. BW WS28, cat AU$75

     

    Lot 1039
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    Estimate: $140Starting Price: $105

    1944 7d Blue on Yellowish Paper with printed red cachet for re-opening of Qantas Australia-England service from Perth via Ceylon, cancelled Sydney 11 SE 44 and addressed to England, with diamond censor handstamp in purple. BW AO1e, cat AU$250

     

    Lot 1040
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1945 7d Deep Blue on Greyish with printed cachet for re-opening of Qantas Australia-England service via Singapore, used from Sydney on 7 April 1946 and backstamped at Singapore, signed by pilots, fine and the example illustrated in the catalogue, ex Nita Wilson. BW A3d, cat AU$225

     

    Lot 1041
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1952-53 10d Plane in Oval 1954 (11 May) use to U.K., carried by ill-fated 'Belfast' which crashed at Singapore 13.3.1954, dedicated handstamp attests (AAMC 1337)

     

    Lot 1042
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    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1954-59 10d Red and Deep Blue on Blue mint (2), opt SPECIMEN, and used (6, including first flights, and another with printed cachet used at Heard Island on day of issue of 3d Antarctic commemorative), mostly ex Nita Wilson (9)

         

    Lot 1043
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    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1971 12c Green and Orange-red error 'All Green Printing Omitted', unused and folded, one or two light wrinkles, otherwise fine and rare. BW A37 variety (it is possible this error is actually A36 or A37, since with green printing missing, identification is ambiguous). Ex Nita Wilson

     

    Lot 1044
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1952 'Postage/Paid' OHMS airletters (BW AO1) handstamped 'SPECIMEN' in violet (4), one with printing in Blue, two with printing in Blue and 'ON HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE' in Indigo, and one with all printing in Deep Blue, two show the variety 'White Flaw Between A and I of MAIL'. Also an example used to England uncancelled but with message dated 20 Mar 1957 (5)

      

    Lot 1045
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1959 OHMS Jet Design overprinted SPECIMEN in red for U.P.U. distribution, handstamped SPECIMEN in violet for collector sale, and used (2, in 1962 to London, and in 1969 to USA), generally fine (4)

      

    Lot 1046
    PS ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Permit Aerogramme: Approved No. 89 (for Lloyd Triestino) commercially used on 1968 (26 Sep) from Spain to Melbourne, flap roughly opened, scarce

     

    Lot 1047
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    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    Formular Aerogrammes: 1960-61 usages of 1954-59 issue at Honiara, British Solomon Islands, different compositions for 9d rate , 1961 from Visale, Guadalcanal, written by long-serving Sister Mary Theresa, BW FA3D, also 1951 usage of B.S.I. inscribed air letter franked 4d, messages within, and in fine condition (3)

     

    Lot 1048
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    Estimate: $80Starting Price: $60

    Lettersheets: 1961-66 5d Orange and Light Emerald-green mint (2), used with first day cancel, and opt SPECIMEN in red, plus mint example printed for P.M.G.'s Department to advise sender of insufficient postage. Also 1966 4c Red and 1967 5c Orange mint (7)

     

    Lot 1049
    PS ]
    Estimate: $1,000Starting Price: $750

    1946-49 Food Parcel Labels 5/10d Blue for Myer Emporium Ltd very fine unused without gum. BW PL4A, cat AU$2000

     

    Lot 1050
    PS ]
    Estimate: $800Starting Price: $600

    1946-49 Food Parcel Labels 5/10d Blue for Department of Agriculture superb unused with full OG. BW PL4B, cat AU$1000

     

    Lot 1051
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    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    Prisoner-of-War Stationery: 6d Airmail Post Card used at Melbourne 1945 (2 Mar) from Murchison Camp to Germany where redirected, written in extraordinarily neat miniature handwriting, Australian censor and Red Cross handstamps, BW POW1, cat AU$400 to countries other than Italy

     

    Lot 1052
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    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    Official 1971 Dead Letter Mail pre-folded wrapper, fine unused, scarce. Ex Sinfield

     

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