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AUSTRALIA - Collections and Miscellaneous Groupings

189
* 1913-70 Mint Collection with Roos to 3rd Wmk £1 grey optd 'SPECIMEN' Type 'C' & CofA £2 optd 'SPECIMEN' Type 'D' including First Wmk 4d (toning) & 5d and Third Wmk 6d blue Die II perf 'OS', KGV Heads to Single Wmk 1/4d including 4d blue Thin 'FOUR PENCE', late state retouch BW #112(2)rb (Cat $1,000), 6d Engraved Kooka, KGV commems largely complete (ex 5/- Bridge) including 1/- Large Lyrebird imprint pair & Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d optd 'OS' ("as is" but appear to be genuine), Robes set (10/- optd 'SPECIMEN'), Arms Set, BCOF set, Navigators set plus 10/- White paper; decimals include AAT 1966-68 Pictorial set, some condition issues, mostly fine. (100s)
Lot 189 [1 of 5]:1913-70 Mint Collection with Roos to 3rd Wmk £1 grey optd 'SPECIMEN' Type 'C' & CofA £2 optd 'SPECIMEN' Type 'D' including First Wmk 4d (toning) & 5d and Third Wmk 6d blue Die II perf 'OS', KGV Heads to Single Wmk 1/4d including 4d blue Thin 'FOUR PENCE', late state retouch BW #112(2)rb (Cat $1,000), 6d Engraved Kooka, KGV commems largely complete (ex 5/- Bridge) including 1/- Large Lyrebird imprint pair & Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d optd 'OS' ("as is" but appear to be genuine), Robes set (10/- optd 'SPECIMEN'), Arms Set, BCOF set, Navigators set plus 10/- White paper; decimals include AAT 1966-68 Pictorial set, some condition issues, mostly fine. (100s)Lot 189 [2 of 5]:1913-70 Mint Collection with Roos to 3rd Wmk £1 grey optd 'SPECIMEN' Type 'C' & CofA £2 optd 'SPECIMEN' Type 'D' including First Wmk 4d (toning) & 5d and Third Wmk 6d blue Die II perf 'OS', KGV Heads to Single Wmk 1/4d including 4d blue Thin 'FOUR PENCE', late state retouch BW #112(2)rb (Cat $1,000), 6d Engraved Kooka, KGV commems largely complete (ex 5/- Bridge) including 1/- Large Lyrebird imprint pair & Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d optd 'OS' ("as is" but appear to be genuine), Robes set (10/- optd 'SPECIMEN'), Arms Set, BCOF set, Navigators set plus 10/- White paper; decimals include AAT 1966-68 Pictorial set, some condition issues, mostly fine. (100s)Lot 189 [3 of 5]:1913-70 Mint Collection with Roos to 3rd Wmk £1 grey optd 'SPECIMEN' Type 'C' & CofA £2 optd 'SPECIMEN' Type 'D' including First Wmk 4d (toning) & 5d and Third Wmk 6d blue Die II perf 'OS', KGV Heads to Single Wmk 1/4d including 4d blue Thin 'FOUR PENCE', late state retouch BW #112(2)rb (Cat $1,000), 6d Engraved Kooka, KGV commems largely complete (ex 5/- Bridge) including 1/- Large Lyrebird imprint pair & Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d optd 'OS' ("as is" but appear to be genuine), Robes set (10/- optd 'SPECIMEN'), Arms Set, BCOF set, Navigators set plus 10/- White paper; decimals include AAT 1966-68 Pictorial set, some condition issues, mostly fine. (100s)
800.00 725.00 sold

AUSTRALIA - Postal History

310
 1900s-70s Selection with 1905 coloured PPC showing 'Unveiling of National Memorial, Adelaide honouring SA soldiers killed in the Boer War used in 1905 from Adelaide to Brighton (Vic), 1915 inward PPC to Tasmania with GB 1d KGV tied by 'COLOMBO PAQUEBOT/1MY15' datestamp, 1927 to Perth with 1½d red KGV tied by 'PAQUEBOT' handstamp with Port Taufiq datestamp alongside, unused early 20th century PPC showing four Edwardian Stage Actresses in early automobile, QEII 4c Lettercard opt 'SPECIMEN ONLY', etc, condition variable. (21 items)
Lot 310 [1 of 6]:1900s-70s Selection with 1905 coloured PPC showing 'Unveiling of National Memorial, Adelaide honouring SA soldiers killed in the Boer War used in 1905 from Adelaide to Brighton (Vic), 1915 inward PPC to Tasmania with GB 1d KGV tied by 'COLOMBO PAQUEBOT/1MY15' datestamp, 1927 to Perth with 1½d red KGV tied by 'PAQUEBOT' handstamp with Port Taufiq datestamp alongside, unused early 20th century PPC showing four Edwardian Stage Actresses in early automobile, QEII 4c Lettercard opt 'SPECIMEN ONLY', etc, condition variable. (21 items)Lot 310 [2 of 6]:1900s-70s Selection with 1905 coloured PPC showing 'Unveiling of National Memorial, Adelaide honouring SA soldiers killed in the Boer War used in 1905 from Adelaide to Brighton (Vic), 1915 inward PPC to Tasmania with GB 1d KGV tied by 'COLOMBO PAQUEBOT/1MY15' datestamp, 1927 to Perth with 1½d red KGV tied by 'PAQUEBOT' handstamp with Port Taufiq datestamp alongside, unused early 20th century PPC showing four Edwardian Stage Actresses in early automobile, QEII 4c Lettercard opt 'SPECIMEN ONLY', etc, condition variable. (21 items)Lot 310 [3 of 6]:1900s-70s Selection with 1905 coloured PPC showing 'Unveiling of National Memorial, Adelaide honouring SA soldiers killed in the Boer War used in 1905 from Adelaide to Brighton (Vic), 1915 inward PPC to Tasmania with GB 1d KGV tied by 'COLOMBO PAQUEBOT/1MY15' datestamp, 1927 to Perth with 1½d red KGV tied by 'PAQUEBOT' handstamp with Port Taufiq datestamp alongside, unused early 20th century PPC showing four Edwardian Stage Actresses in early automobile, QEII 4c Lettercard opt 'SPECIMEN ONLY', etc, condition variable. (21 items)
40.00 32.00 sold

AUSTRALIA - Collections and Miscellaneous Groupings

501
*/** 1913-65 Valuable Collection in three volumes with Kangaroos including Third Wmk 1/- Sideways watermark blocks of 4 x2, Small Mult Wmk 6d blocks of 4 x2, 9d blocks of 4 and 12, 2/- corner block of 4, CofA Wmk to £1, Specimen overprint sets x3, KGV 1d Engraved x10 (incl two blocks), 6d x15 (incl three blocks), CofA wmk set to 1/4d, 1927-36 commemorative issues largely complete in blocks of 4, some additional imprints, 3d Kookaburra M/Ss in blocks of 4 and block of 9, 5/- Bridge Imprint strip of 3, 1937-52 KGVI issues largely complete in blocks of 4, some with imprints include Robes thick paper set, Arms to £2, etc, 1953-65 QEII complete in blocks of 4, including 5/- Cattle white paper Navigators set of 6, also SPECIMEN opts on 10/- and £1 Robes, Arms set (£2 block with Roller flaws), etc, occasional fault, condition mostly fine to superb. Wonderful collection, see extensive images at front of catalogue. (100s)
Lot 501 [1 of 25]:1913-65 Valuable Collection in three volumes with Kangaroos including Third Wmk 1/- Sideways watermark blocks of 4 x2, Small Mult Wmk 6d blocks of 4 x2, 9d blocks of 4 and 12, 2/- corner block of 4, CofA Wmk to £1, Specimen overprint sets x3, KGV 1d Engraved x10 (incl two blocks), 6d x15 (incl three blocks), CofA wmk set to 1/4d, 1927-36 commemorative issues largely complete in blocks of 4, some additional imprints, 3d Kookaburra M/Ss in blocks of 4 and block of 9, 5/- Bridge Imprint strip of 3, 1937-52 KGVI issues largely complete in blocks of 4, some with imprints include Robes thick paper set, Arms to £2, etc, 1953-65 QEII complete in blocks of 4, including 5/- Cattle white paper Navigators set of 6, also SPECIMEN opts on 10/- and £1 Robes, Arms set (£2 block with Roller flaws), etc, occasional fault, condition mostly fine to superb. Wonderful collection, see extensive images at front of catalogue. (100s)Lot 501 [2 of 25]:1913-65 Valuable Collection in three volumes with Kangaroos including Third Wmk 1/- Sideways watermark blocks of 4 x2, Small Mult Wmk 6d blocks of 4 x2, 9d blocks of 4 and 12, 2/- corner block of 4, CofA Wmk to £1, Specimen overprint sets x3, KGV 1d Engraved x10 (incl two blocks), 6d x15 (incl three blocks), CofA wmk set to 1/4d, 1927-36 commemorative issues largely complete in blocks of 4, some additional imprints, 3d Kookaburra M/Ss in blocks of 4 and block of 9, 5/- Bridge Imprint strip of 3, 1937-52 KGVI issues largely complete in blocks of 4, some with imprints include Robes thick paper set, Arms to £2, etc, 1953-65 QEII complete in blocks of 4, including 5/- Cattle white paper Navigators set of 6, also SPECIMEN opts on 10/- and £1 Robes, Arms set (£2 block with Roller flaws), etc, occasional fault, condition mostly fine to superb. Wonderful collection, see extensive images at front of catalogue. (100s)Lot 501 [3 of 25]:1913-65 Valuable Collection in three volumes with Kangaroos including Third Wmk 1/- Sideways watermark blocks of 4 x2, Small Mult Wmk 6d blocks of 4 x2, 9d blocks of 4 and 12, 2/- corner block of 4, CofA Wmk to £1, Specimen overprint sets x3, KGV 1d Engraved x10 (incl two blocks), 6d x15 (incl three blocks), CofA wmk set to 1/4d, 1927-36 commemorative issues largely complete in blocks of 4, some additional imprints, 3d Kookaburra M/Ss in blocks of 4 and block of 9, 5/- Bridge Imprint strip of 3, 1937-52 KGVI issues largely complete in blocks of 4, some with imprints include Robes thick paper set, Arms to £2, etc, 1953-65 QEII complete in blocks of 4, including 5/- Cattle white paper Navigators set of 6, also SPECIMEN opts on 10/- and £1 Robes, Arms set (£2 block with Roller flaws), etc, occasional fault, condition mostly fine to superb. Wonderful collection, see extensive images at front of catalogue. (100s)
12,000.00 This lot is no longer available

AUSTRALIA Kangaroos - Third Watermark

546 * 10/- Grey & Deep Aniline Pink Type B 'SPECIMEN' overprint, BW #48Bx, lovely rich colour, very well centred, Cat $600.
Lot 593:10/- Grey & Deep Aniline Pink Type B 'SPECIMEN' overprint, BW #48Bx, lovely rich colour, very well centred, Cat $600.
325.00 This lot is no longer available
548 * £1 Grey Optd 'SPECIMEN' Type C BW #53xb, well centred, MLH, Cat $850.
Lot 597:£1 Grey Optd 'SPECIMEN' Type C BW #53xb, well centred, MLH, Cat $850.
200.00 This lot is no longer available

AUSTRALIA Kangaroos - CofA Watermark

560 * 10/- Grey & Pale Pink Optd 'SPECIMEN' Type C Sub-type 2 overprint - shaved 'P' BW #50xd, mildly toned gum, Cat $2,000. Drury Certificate (2018).
Lot 622:10/- Grey & Pale Pink Optd 'SPECIMEN' Type C Sub-type 2 overprint - shaved 'P' BW #50xd, mildly toned gum, Cat $2,000. Drury Certificate (2018).
675.00 This lot is no longer available

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

990 * 1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 11½-12½ 15/- brownish-orange with 12½mm 'SPECIMEN' overprint, the 'FIFTEEN/SHILLINGS' value Misplaced into the design, usual rough perforations, large-part og. [See Williams at page 43 who states that the 15/-, 50/- & £5 values all exist with value displacements]
Lot 990:1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 11½-12½ 15/- brownish-orange with 12½mm 'SPECIMEN' overprint, the 'FIFTEEN/SHILLINGS' value Misplaced into the design, usual rough perforations, large-part og. [See Williams at page 43 who states that the 15/-, 50/- & £5 values all exist with value displacements]
140.00 105.00 sold
992 * 1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' £20 deep maroon (claret) P11½-12½ Watermark inverted optd 'SPECIMEN'. Likely only one specimen sheet produced with Watermark inverted.
Lot 992:1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' £20 deep maroon (claret) P11½-12½ Watermark inverted optd 'SPECIMEN'. Likely only one specimen sheet produced with Watermark inverted.
130.00 100.00 sold

TASMANIA

1012 * 1892-99 Tablets Wmk TAS Perf 14 £1 green & yellow optd 'SPECIMEN' SG #225s, hinge remnant, fine mint.
Lot 1012:1892-99 Tablets Wmk TAS Perf 14 £1 green & yellow optd 'SPECIMEN' SG #225s, hinge remnant, fine mint.
160.00 150.00 sold

VICTORIA - Specimens & Reprints

1020
*/Ω Valuable Collection of Specimen Overprints x56 in upper or lower case, mostly between McCredie Types #20-24 including 1884-96 'Stamp Duty' 1d, 1/6d x2, 3/- x2, 4/- x3, 5/- x3, 10/-, 15/- and £1, 1884-92 2/6d x3, 1885-95 Naish printings 3d x2, 4d, 8d x3, 1/-, 2/-, 1885 3d yellow-orange 'STAMP DUTY' opt with BPA Cert, 1886-96 ½d, 1d green x2, 1d brown shades x4, 2d x4 (one Natal type), 2½d x3, 4d x3, 5d x2, 6d x3, 9d x2, 1/- x4, 1/6d orange; Reprints x25 including 2d Queen-on-Throne, 1/- Octagonal, 10d grey, 1/- blue, 5/-, ½d red Bantam, 'STAMP STATUTE' set 1d to £5 (2, one with Watermark inverted), additional 3d mauve, 4d rose, 10/-, £1 x2, 'Stamp Duty' 1d green, 1d bistre, generally fine. Wonderful opportunity to acquire a collection of considerable substance. (81)
Lot 1020 [1 of 22]:Valuable Collection of Specimen Overprints x56 in upper or lower case, mostly between McCredie Types #20-24 including 1884-96 'Stamp Duty' 1d, 1/6d x2, 3/- x2, 4/- x3, 5/- x3, 10/-, 15/- and £1, 1884-92 2/6d x3, 1885-95 Naish printings 3d x2, 4d, 8d x3, 1/-, 2/-, 1885 3d yellow-orange 'STAMP DUTY' opt with BPA Cert, 1886-96 ½d, 1d green x2, 1d brown shades x4, 2d x4 (one Natal type), 2½d x3, 4d x3, 5d x2, 6d x3, 9d x2, 1/- x4, 1/6d orange; Reprints x25 including 2d Queen-on-Throne, 1/- Octagonal, 10d grey, 1/- blue, 5/-, ½d red Bantam, 'STAMP STATUTE' set 1d to £5 (2, one with Watermark inverted), additional 3d mauve, 4d rose, 10/-, £1 x2, 'Stamp Duty' 1d green, 1d bistre, generally fine. Wonderful opportunity to acquire a collection of considerable substance. (81)Lot 1020 [2 of 22]:Valuable Collection of Specimen Overprints x56 in upper or lower case, mostly between McCredie Types #20-24 including 1884-96 'Stamp Duty' 1d, 1/6d x2, 3/- x2, 4/- x3, 5/- x3, 10/-, 15/- and £1, 1884-92 2/6d x3, 1885-95 Naish printings 3d x2, 4d, 8d x3, 1/-, 2/-, 1885 3d yellow-orange 'STAMP DUTY' opt with BPA Cert, 1886-96 ½d, 1d green x2, 1d brown shades x4, 2d x4 (one Natal type), 2½d x3, 4d x3, 5d x2, 6d x3, 9d x2, 1/- x4, 1/6d orange; Reprints x25 including 2d Queen-on-Throne, 1/- Octagonal, 10d grey, 1/- blue, 5/-, ½d red Bantam, 'STAMP STATUTE' set 1d to £5 (2, one with Watermark inverted), additional 3d mauve, 4d rose, 10/-, £1 x2, 'Stamp Duty' 1d green, 1d bistre, generally fine. Wonderful opportunity to acquire a collection of considerable substance. (81)Lot 1020 [3 of 22]:Valuable Collection of Specimen Overprints x56 in upper or lower case, mostly between McCredie Types #20-24 including 1884-96 'Stamp Duty' 1d, 1/6d x2, 3/- x2, 4/- x3, 5/- x3, 10/-, 15/- and £1, 1884-92 2/6d x3, 1885-95 Naish printings 3d x2, 4d, 8d x3, 1/-, 2/-, 1885 3d yellow-orange 'STAMP DUTY' opt with BPA Cert, 1886-96 ½d, 1d green x2, 1d brown shades x4, 2d x4 (one Natal type), 2½d x3, 4d x3, 5d x2, 6d x3, 9d x2, 1/- x4, 1/6d orange; Reprints x25 including 2d Queen-on-Throne, 1/- Octagonal, 10d grey, 1/- blue, 5/-, ½d red Bantam, 'STAMP STATUTE' set 1d to £5 (2, one with Watermark inverted), additional 3d mauve, 4d rose, 10/-, £1 x2, 'Stamp Duty' 1d green, 1d bistre, generally fine. Wonderful opportunity to acquire a collection of considerable substance. (81)
6,000.00 This lot is no longer available
   
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