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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, QUEEN ELIZABETH II ISSUES

    Lot 786
    ** ]
    Estimate: $125Starting Price: $95

    1953 Food Production 3d Scarlet upper right corner MUH block of 18 with variety 'Colour Spur at Top of B of BEEF' and 'Retouch Beneath Milking Cup on Cow' Types Ii, III, V, VI, VII and VIII, BW 290 and 292 groups, cat AU$280+

     

    Lot 787
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1954 Royal Visit set on plain First Day Cover (fault on reverse), 3d with variety 'Re-entry in ROYAL VISIT, 3d, etc', BW 308i

      

    Lot 788
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1955-57 4d Claret QEII Booklet Pane of 6 plus single tied by Turramurra cds to 1960 (13 Jan) commercial airmail cover to UK, overpaying by 1d the 2/3d airmail rate, vertical crease affects single, Billy Graham Cinderella on reverse

      

    Lot 789
    ** ]
    Estimate: $6,500Starting Price: $5,000

    1956 Olympic Games Prepared for Use but Never Issued 3d Carmine-lake, fresh marginal example MUH, BW322E(1), cat AU$10,000. With 2018 Ceremuga Certificate

     

    Lot 790
    P ]
    Estimate: $750Starting Price: $575

    1956 Olympic Games 7d presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame, with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '20/9.8.56' (Sir Daryl Lindsay, Stamp Advisory Committee), minor stain at right. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 333DP(1), cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 791
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1956 Olympic Games 7d vertical pair with QEII 4d tied by Katoomba cds to 1957 (11 Nov) registered commercial cover, upper unit of former variety 'Weak entry in Top Left Corner', BW 333f

     

    Lot 792
    C ]
    Estimate: $30Starting Price: $22

    1956 Olympic Games 1/- Multicoloured solo franking on 1956 (17 Dec) airmail cover from Sydney to Germany, fine. A scarce usage for the second class (unsealed) airmail rate. BW cat AU$50

     

    Lot 793
    E ]
    Estimate: $3,500Starting Price: $2,700

    1958 30th Anniversary of Trans-Tasman Flight large-size essay on board (258mm x 314mm) by J.E. Lyle in shades of blue, similar to adopted design but with unadopted portrait of Kingsford Smith, denominated 6d and inscribed for 'NEW ZEALAND'. This design, originally prepared for a New Zealand stamp, was later adopted as well by Australia following the decision to make a joint issue. An attractive and important essay

     

    Lot 794
    C ]
    Estimate: $70Starting Price: $55

    1958 8d Trans-Tasman Anniversary solo franking tied to 1958 cover from Brisbane to Lambton (NSW). Light horizontal and vertical folds, but a scarce usage, BW cat AU$100

     

    Lot 795
    C ]
    Estimate: $110Starting Price: $85

    1959-64 6d Banded Anteater solo franking on Radio Australia postcard from Melbourne to Indonesia, undeliverable and with various Indonesian instructional marks, plus D.L.O. Melbourne pointing finger and boxed 'RETURN TO SENDER' in red. Very attractive, and a scarce solo franking. BW cat AU$150

     

    Lot 796
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1961 11d Rabbit Bandicoot experimental helecon printing, BW 362A, solo franking tied by Collins St cds to 1964 (24 Nov) A.V. Wehl Industries certified window envelope (roughly opened). BW states 'best collected bearing dated postmark prior to distribution of the later helecon paper (4 June 1965)'

     

    Lot 797
    C ]
    Estimate: $50Starting Price: $38

    1959-64 1/2d Tasmanian Tiger solo franking on unsealed letter rate cover from Mornington (Vic) to Scotland, fine and much scarcer than the more usually seen postcard solo franking

     

    Lot 798
    C ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1959-64 1/6d Christmas Bells used with 1/- Colombo Plan marginal pair tied by Syndal (Vic) cds to 1961 (3 Jul) registered airmail cover to Honolulu, former stamp paying scarce 1/6d airmail rate to Hawaii, pair paying the 2/- registration fee. Fine item for usage or rate exhibit

     

    Lot 799
    C ]
    Estimate: $75Starting Price: $60

    1959 4d P.O. Sesquicentenary pair + 2/- Crocodile airmail cover (roughly opened) to Finland, 4d pair with unusual 'Dry Ink' effect, normal single on cover for comparison (2)

     

    Lot 800
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,200Starting Price: $900

    1959 5d Christmas presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame, with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed ''20/21.10.59' (Sir Daryl Lindsay, Stamp Advisory Committee), fresh and superb, ex Williamson. Nine die profs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 333(DP)1, cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 801
    ** ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1960 5d Northern Territory Exploration horizontal pair variety 'Misplaced Perforations' very fine MUH. BW 378bb, cat AU$200

     

    Lot 802
    C ]
    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $75

    1962 Perth Games 2/3d on 1963 double airmail rate commercial covers (2) to U.K., comprising pair and combination with 2/3d Royal Visit, scarce and attractive duo (2)

     

    Lot 803
    C ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1964 5d Green QEII Booklet Plate Imperforate Between block of 4 and upper right corner strip of 3 Imperforate at Right tied by Spencer St. Melbourne cds to 1964 (16 Dec) registered cover to Victor Harbour. A rare franking (2/11d: 11d third weight step + 2/- registration fee)

     

    Lot 804
    FDC/C ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1963-65 Navigators set of 6 on individual Royal first day covers, also 5/- used on cover from Melbourne intended to be first day but posted late on the day of issue and postmarked early in the morning of the following day, and 10/- used on 1965 (10 Sep) registered airmail cover from Surry Hills (NSW) to Illinois. BW cat for single usage of 10/- AU$400

       

    Lot 805
    C ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    1964-65 Birds 1/6d Galah pair punctured 'VG' tied to 1966 (date unclear) 'Museum Specimens Only' packet from Melbourne to USA, paying very scarce 30c (3/-) other articles per 2oz. by airmail rate, exceptional sd usage within decimal era, minor blemishes not detracting

     

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