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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, QUEEN ELIZABETH II ISSUES

    Lot 770
    PR ]
    Estimate: $150 Purchase Price : $134

    Group of Post Office Publicity Cards, all with faults and/or staining, comprising 1953 1d QEII, 1953 3d Tasmanian Stamp Centenary, 3d Red Cross Centenary, 1954 Cobb & Co (2) and 1955 3d YMCA Anniversary. BW cat AU$1200

       

    Lot 771
    P ]
    Estimate: $3,500 Purchase Price : $3,146

    1953 Produce Food 3d and 3d se-tenant strips of 3 presentation 'die proofs' in issued colours (actually imperforate stamps) in sunken mounts, with Note Printing cachets on reverse endorsed '6/23-1-53' (presented to Sir Daryl Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee). Eight pairs of die proofs were prepared, one pair of which is in the Royal Philatelic Collection. A few tone spots on 3d Beef, otherwise fresh and superb and a rarely offered set. BW 287/8/9DP(1) and 290/1/2/DP(1), cat AU$18000 (2)

     

    Lot 772
    ** ]
    Estimate: $40 Purchase Price : $35

    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 773
    SOLD
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    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    1953 Food Production 3d Green, upper pane positional block of 30 (6 x 5), varieties 'White Spot after "D" of FOOD' [2/7] and 'White line joining "R" to "A"', fine MUH. BW 287e,288g,289c,ca cat AU$??

     

    Lot 774
    ** ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    1953 Food Production 3d Scarlet, upper pane positional block of 30 (6 x 5), varieties on "Butter" of 'Retouch beneath milking cup on cow' on [1/7, 1/10, 2/6, 2/9, 3/5, 3/8, 4/7, and 5/6], and on "Beef" of 'Colour spur at top of "B" of BEEF' [??], fine MUH. BW 287e,290ea,eb,ed,ee,ef,eg,ei,ek and BW 292d,ca,d

     

    Lot 775
    P ]
    Estimate: $800 Purchase Price : $699

    1953-56 3d Queen Elizabeth II presentation die proof in issued colour liberated from its sunken frame (50mm x 63mm), fine apart from a few wrinkles. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal collection. BW 296DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 776
    **/*/O ]
    Estimate: $1,100 Purchase Price : $991

    1954 3d Red Cross Centenary accumulation of plate number blocks, with Nos. '1' left (5), '1' with dashes left (2), '1' with dashes right, '2' left, '2' with dashes left, '2' with dashes right (2), '3' with dashes left (3), '3' right, '4' left, '4' with dashes left (4), '4' with dashes right, and plate dot blocks - one dot left, one dot right (2), two dots left, two dots right (2). Largely MUH (one block used), few with tone spots but generally very fine. BW 312z-zq, cat AU$7100

        

    Lot 777
    P ]
    Estimate: $800 Purchase Price : $699

    1957 4d Christmas presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '22/20.8.57' (for W.L. Russell, Stamp Advisory Committee), fine apart from small sellotape stain along base just impinging on design. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW339DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 778
    SOLD
    P ]
    Estimate: $900 Realised Price : $700

    1958 5d Australian War Memorial presentation die proof of se-tenant pair in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '24/20.10.57' (for Sir G. Chippendall, Director-General of the PMG's Department), sellotape used for mounting has caused staining at left, right and base, just impinging on design. Eight die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW341/2DP(1), cat AU$4000

     

    Lot 779
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $60 Realised Price : $46

    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 780
    P ]
    Estimate: $900 Purchase Price : $787

    1962 1/2d Tasmanian Tiger presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '27.3.62/2' (for C.W. Davidson, Postmaster-General), fine apart from small stain in upper left corner outside design. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW364DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 781
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $22

    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 782
    PPC ]
    Estimate: $30 Purchase Price : $26

    1959-94 1/2d Tasmanian Tiger used on 1962 (8 Dec) picture postcard from Mascot (NSW) to Dundee, Scotland tied by machine cancellation. Few tone spots, a scarce solo usage

     

    Lot 783
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    1959 2/3d Wattle presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '48/3.7.59' (for C.W. Davidson, Postmaster-General), superb. Nine die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW368DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 784
    SOLD
    P ]
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $600

    1959 3/- Waratah presentation die proof in issued colour remounted in modern sunken frame, superb. Nine die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 372DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 785
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    1959 3/- Waratah presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '60/7.5.59' (for W.L. Russell, Stamp Advisory Committee), two small stains on mount, the proof is superb. Nine die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW372DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 786
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    1959 5d Queensland Self-Government presentation die proof in issued colours liberated from sunken mount (45mm x 52mm), superb. Note that the violet colour of the jacaranda bush was typographed on the issued stamp, and this colour is handpainted on the proof. Nine die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 375DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 787
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    1960 5d Northern Territory Exploration presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '66/31.8.60' (for C.W. Davidson, Postmaster-General), superb. Eleven die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 378DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 788
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    1960 5d Melbourne Cup presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '37/18.10.60' (for C.W. Davidson, Postmaster-General), small stain sunken frame at right, otherwise very fine. Eleven die proofs were prepared one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 379DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 789
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    1960 5d Christmas presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '31/30-10-60' (for J.R.W. Purves, Stamp Advisory Committee), superb. Eleven die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 381DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 790
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    1961 1/- Colombo Plan presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '21/15-5-61' (for F.D. Manley, Stamp Advisory Committee), fine apart from insignificant stain at lower right. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW382DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 791
    SOLD
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1961 1/- Colombo Plan presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '13/15-5-61' (for Sir D. Brooks, Commonwealth Administrator), very fine except for a couple of minor marks on frame. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW382DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 792
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,000 Purchase Price : $874

    1961 5d Christmas presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '28/20.11.61' (for B.F. Jones, Deputy Director-General of the P.M.G.s Department), superb and with the envelope in which the proof was originally presented. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 385DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 793
    P ]
    Estimate: $800 Purchase Price : $699

    1961 5d Christmas presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '29/20.11.61' (for C.W. Davidson, Postmaster-General), small stain in bottom left corner of design. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW385DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 794
    P ]
    Estimate: $400 Purchase Price : $350

    1962 5d John McDouall Stuart presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '28.3.62/2' (for C.W. Davidson, Postmaster-General), badly stained by sellotape used for mounting proof, also with original envelope which contained the proof. Note that we have never seen a pristine example of this proof, all are apparently stained to some degree by the sellotape. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW386P(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 795
    P ]
    Estimate: $700 Purchase Price : $612

    1962 5d Country Women presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '27.8.62/6' (for W.L. Russell, Stamp Advisory Committee), few stains on proofs and on frame. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 388DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 796
    P ]
    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1962 5d Christmas presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '17.10.62/5' (for B.F. Jones, Deputy Director-General of the P.M.G.s Department), significant staining of proof caused by sellotape used for mounting. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 389DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 797
    P ]
    Estimate: $1,200 Purchase Price : $1,049

    1963 5d and 2/3d Royal Visit composite presentation die proofs in issued colours in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '21.1.64/4' (for B.F. Jones, Deputy Director-General of PMG's Department), both proofs with degrees of staining from sellotape mounting, and with original envelope which contained the proofs. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal collection. BW 392/3DP(1), cat AU$5000

     

    Lot 798
    P ]
    Estimate: $300 Purchase Price : $268

    1963 5d Blue Mountains presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '11.7.63/4' (for B.F. Jones, Deputy Director-General of the P.M.G.s Department), and with the envelope in which the proof was originally presented. The proof is badly stained by the sellotape used to affix it to the mount (most proofs of this stamp are similarly affected). Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal collection. BW396DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 799
    SOLD
    ** ]
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $170

    1963-64 Navigators 4/- to 2 including 10/- and 1 both papers, plus 5/- Cattle on cream and white papers, superb MUH (10)

     

    Lot 800
    P ]
    Estimate: $700 Purchase Price : $612

    1963 5d Christmas presentation die proof in issued colour in sunken frame with Note Printing Branch cachet on reverse endorsed '4.10.63/4' (for B.F. Jones, Deputy Director-General of the P.M.G.s Department), and with the envelope in which the proof was originally presented. Few stains around edges of stamp design where sellotape has been used for affixing proof, otherwise fine. Ten die proofs were prepared, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 410DP(1), cat AU$2500

     

    Lot 801
    SOLD
    ** ]
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $42

    1964-65 Australian Birds 9d Black-backed Magpie Lower Sheet of 60 on ordinary paper, including R5/12 variety 'Grey Spot on Branch in Front of Bird' (BW 414d)

     

    Lot 802
    P ]
    Estimate: $350 Purchase Price : $315

    1964 2/5d Blue Wren presentation stamp in sunken mount as presented to dignitaries (the numerical identification on the reverse identifying the recipient is missing). The sunken frame is close to the design, however it is known from other proofs that a perforated issued stamp was used, and not an imperforate proof. Fine apart from a slight bend on the right side of the sunken frame. BW 419x, cat AU$750

     

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