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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, QUEEN ELIZABETH II ISSUES

    Lot 693
    SOLD
    **/C ]
    Estimate: $180 Realised Price : $220

    1953-1965 varied assortment of definitive issues on hagners, with 1953 block of 4 on PMG FDC, 1954 3d on service rate airmail covers (2), 1953 3d publicity photo of artwork, 1955-57 issue various blocks including varieties, publicity photos, 1963 5d Green part imperf pieces from booklet plate, 1965 5d Red large quantity of blocks, panes and sheets including plate varieties. Virtually all mint and generally very fine (many 100s plus 6 covers)

         

    Lot 694
    PR ]
    Estimate: $200 Purchase Price : $175

    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 695
    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 696
    ** ]
    Estimate: $75 Purchase Price : $70

    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 697
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $500 Purchase Price : $443

    1953-56 3d Brown-red QEII Definitive reconstructed booklet plate of 576 in two panes on 288 (each comprising four panels of 48 - A to F at left and G to L at right), mounted (hinged) on two large boards. The reconstruction is based on the sequence of panes in booklets as supplied in packs to post offices. Very few such reconstructions exist (576)

     

    Lot 698
    SOLD
    FDC ]
    Estimate: $40 Realised Price : $30

    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 699
    **/*/O ]
    Estimate: $1,500 Purchase Price : $1,340

    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 clocks - 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 700
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $80 Realised Price : $160

    1955-57 4d Claret QEII Definitive booklet pane of 6 used with 1958 3d Christmas on 1959 (9 Jan) cover from Melbourne to London, overpaying the 2/3d airmail rate by d. Booklet pane on cover cat AU$200 by BW

     

    Lot 701
    SOLD
    PR ]
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $800

    1955 Presentation Booklet 'With the Compliments of the Director-General Posts and Telegraphs' containing 19 leaves (bound with cord) with printed descriptions of each stamp issue from 1952 2/6d Aborigine to 1955 2/- Green Olympic Games Publicity (similar, but of smaller format, to the Post Office Publicity Cards), and each with stamps affixed, mostly in pairs. Not seen by us before

        

    Lot 702
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $30 Realised Price : $22

    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 703
    (Withdrawn)
    ** ]
    1957 7d Flying Doctor variety 'Offset' (strong) fresh MUH, with normal stamp for comparison. BW 337c, cat AU$750

     

    Lot 704
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $280

    1958 5d War Memorial se-tenant pair used on certified mail cover from Collingwood (Vic) to rosewater (SA), fine. BW cat AU$250 for solo use on cover

     

    Lot 705
    **/* ]
    Estimate: $450 Purchase Price : $397

    1959-63 5d Blue QEII Definitive reconstructed booklet plate of 576 in two panes of 288 (each comprising six panels of 48 - A to F at left and G to L at right) mounted (hinged) on two large boards. The reconstruction has been assembled from 1963 NSW booklet editions, based on the sequence of booklets as supplied in packets to post offices. Very few such reconstructions exist (576)

     

    Lot 706
    C ]
    Estimate: $80 Purchase Price : $70

    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 707
    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 708
    (Withdrawn)
    FDC ]
    1959-64 1/- Platypus and 2/3d Wattle on 'Royal' FDC, the 2/3d variety 'Oblique Line Through Right Side of T of WATTLE', BW 368f cat AU$400 as stamp. Very rare on cover

     

    Lot 709
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $50 Realised Price : $42

    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 710
    SOLD
    P ]
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $675

    1963 5d Blue Mountains Die Proof in issued colour on thick paper (66mm x 53mm) with cut corners, fine and superb. This does not appear to be printed on stamp paper and may not therefore be a 'liberated' presentation die proof, but rather a previously unrecorded proof from a different source.

     

    Lot 711
    SOLD
    O ]
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1963-65 Navigators 4/- to 2 including 10/- and 1 both papers, fine used (8)

     

    Lot 712
    SOLD
    C ]
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $1,200

    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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