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    Online General Sale No. 73

    Bidding closes at 5pm AEDT on Friday 9th April 2021

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    Lot 1
    O ]
    Estimate: $150Starting Price: $115

    Airmail Stamps: Scott International Postage Stamp Album for Air Post Stamps covering foreign countries Afars & Issas to Madagascar for the period 1961 to 1975 partially filled with representation of most countries in used condition, many hundreds of pages, weight 3.6kg (approx 3,000)

        

    Lot 2
    **/*/O ]
    Estimate: $350Starting Price: $270

    Postage Dues: Stockbook containing a mostly mint range of British Colonial Postage Due issues, most countries represented, including Barbados, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, British Guiana, British Honduras, Ghana, Grenada, Kenya, Nyasaland, St. Lucia (incl 2c and 4c Statehood opt blocks of 4), Straits Settlements (2c and 4c on 1922 cover from India), Swaziland, Tanzania, Trinidad, Tristan da Cunha. Many plate no. blocks, and with some varieties. A very useful basis for expansion (approx 800)

          

    Lot 3
    LIT/S ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    Sample Stamps: 1967 looseleaf ring binder (24 x 17cm) from De La Rue titled 'Delacryl the Stamp Process by De La Rue' with ten leaves bearing stuck down issues printed by the Delacryl process. There is a total of 29 stamps, the countries represented being Abu Dhabi, Barbados, Botswana, Ghana, Guyana, Iraq, Mauritius, Morocco, New Zealand, Philippines, Pitcairn Island, Sharjah, Somalia, St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla, Tristan da Cunha and the United Nations, 17 stamps are punctured 'SPECIMEN' *23 x 4mm), apparently the same punch which De La Rue had used since the 1920s and in a very worn state. Accompanied by correspondence to the Postmaster at Seychelles to whom the binder was sent as samples of the new printing process. Very scarce

               

    Lot 4
    **/*/O ]
    Estimate: $220Starting Price: $170

    British Commonwealth: Range of modern issues of several countries on leaves or hangers, with Belize 1973 to 1978 mostly mounted, British Antarctic Territory 1970s-1990s incl definitive sets MUH, Gilbert & Ellice Islands 1966-1975 mostly hinged but incl 1966, 1968 and 1971 Definitive sets MUH, Guernsey 1969-1972 used incl 1969 Definitive set, Penrhyn 1970s-1980s CTO, Tonga 1989-1992 mostly MUH (few CTO). Generally fine (approx 700 plus a few M/S)

          

    Lot 5
    **/*/O ]
    Estimate: $170Starting Price: $130

    Thematic: Mint and used range (including miniature sheets) in Prinz stockbook and second small stockbook related to maritime subjects, mostly modern issues from the 1970s onwards, concentrating on ships and voyages of discovery. All fine and of great thematic appeal (approx 1,400)

         

    Lot 6
    */O ]
    Estimate: $16,500TStarting Price: $12,500

    Thematics: The 80-page Gold Medal-winning Exhibit of 'The Canoe in Pacific Island Culture', containing a wide range of scarce and rare material, including Tonga artwork and proofs, Australia and USA missing colours, British Solomon Islands KGVI photographic essays, Fiji imperforate errors, and the 6d Blue Cake Fair Envelope, Nauru and Gilbert & Ellice Islands essays and proofs, Cook Islands 2d inverted centre and covers, Guam Guard Mail, and with material from all the other Pacific countries. This exhibit was awarded a number of US National Gold Medals between 2009 and 2017, including the Reserve Grand Awards at Dayton (2009) and Milwaukee (2011), and a FIP Gold Medal at Jerusalem in 2018. A wonderful basis for expansion into a 8-frame exhibit. Contact us for further information

              

    Lot 7
    C ]
    Estimate: $90Starting Price: $70

    Accumulation of 20th century covers, mostly Australian, with a small groups of World War I, airmails, 1950s FDC's, mint and used aerogrammes, also overseas including Boer War, South Africa, GB and some European with mint stationery. Condition mixed, but some useful covers are included (100)

       

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