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Australian States

NSW

J27) NSW Government Tramways 6d Packet stamp on pre-printed Sydney Morning Herald cover to Circular Quay cancelled/tied by Newtown newsagent hand stamp. These 'URGENT' envelopes were used for sending advertising copy for inclusion in the SMH, roughly opened at base, a rare cover. Price $210

Queensland

MY35) Queensland 1d carmine-rose, SG1. Super 4 large margin example with light oval ring cancel., cat 800 pounds. Price $1275

FE68) Queensland, attractive collection of postal stationery comprising Postcards (14) Lettercards (9) Reply Cards (2)  and the scarce 4 corners reply card, H & G 6a (unpriced in the catalogue) Clean and fresh original lot all mint, 26 items. $795, now reduced to $635

South Australia

MAU17) South Australia 1860 – 69 4d (Gibbons type 3) Imperf plate proof pair, on ungummed, unwatermarked paper in the rose-carmine colour of the 2/-. A pair in black and a block of 4 as per this example was estimated $300 and sold for $650 at a Prestige auction. Horizontal crease, but still an attractive pair. Price $195


Tasmania

D12) Tasmania 1853 4d Bright Red Orange Imperf Courier, SG 5 cat. 1000 pounds. Brilliant 4 margin example with vivid colour. Cancelled by light barred numeral No. 53. Price $995

D13) Tasmania 1858 1/- Vermilion Imperf. SG41 mng, with 4 clear margins. Cat 800 pounds. Price $649

D14) Tasmania, 1867 1d dull vermilion SG 67, pin perf 13.5 – 14.5, fine used with slightly heavy barred cancel. Hard stamp to find. Cat. 700 pounds, price under a third at $389

D17) Tasmania 1871 1d Rose used IMPERF single with 4 WIDE MARGINS. Cat as SG 144a for an Imperf Pair at 1300 pounds. Priced at only 15% of the pair price at $325

MM25) TASMANIA 1900 Set of 6 MINT LETTERCARDS, 2d Pictorial on pale blue stock with a different view on the reverse of each.  Believed less than 300 sets produced, this is a nice clean set in fine condition, just a little toning around edges in places, all that I have ever seen have this. These are on eBay as single cards at $125 each, sets normally get a lot more. My price, as I bought them quite well just $595 the set!

D25) New Zealand/Tasmania. Horizontal pair of 1d Universals each cancelled by cds of Hobart, Tasmania JE 18 1903. Unusual and striking! Price $195


Victoria

V284) Victoria 1884/96 £5 Rose Pink Stamp Duty perf 12, SG 278. Pen cancelled, unusually has no pinholes. Cat. £1600 for cto. Unknown postally used. Very attractive bright colour example, well centred with good perfs. Price $195

V287) Victoria 1884/96 £5 Rose Pink Stamp Duty perf 12, SG 278. Pen cancelled, 3 small pinholes. Cat. £1600 for cto. Unknown postally used. Very attractive bright colour example, centred top right with full perfs. Price $95 

V285) Victoria 1884/96 £5 Pink Stamp Duty perf 12½, SG 278a. Pen cancelled, unusually has no pinholes. Cat. £1700 for cto. Unknown postally used. Attractive example, centred left with full perfs. Light stain upper left. Price $175

V286) Victoria 1884/96 £5 Pink Stamp Duty perf 12½, SG 278a. Pen cancelled, 2 small pinholes. Cat. £1700 for cto. Unknown postally used. Attractive example, centred left with full perfs. Price  $95

V280) Victoria 1884/96 £7 Violet on Blue Stamp Duty perf 13, SG 250. Pen cancelled, unusually has no pinholes. Cat. £200. Unknown postally used. Attractive example, centred right with full perfs. Price $395 

V283) Victoria 1884/96 £7 Violet on Blue Stamp Duty perf 13, SG 250. Pen cancelled, unusually has no pinholes. Cat. £200. Unknown postally used. Attractive example, centred left with full perfs. Price $395

V278) Victoria 1884/96 £7 Violet on Blue Stamp Duty perf 13, SG 250 price $325 each stamp. Pen cancelled, as usual with pinholes. Cat. £200. Unknown postally used. Attractive examples, centring varies, good perfs. Price $325 each (7 available) 

V277) Victoria 1884/96 £8 Red on Yellow Stamp Duty perf 13, SG 251 price $325 each stamp. Pen cancelled, as usual with pinholes. Cat. £200. Unknown postally used. Attractive examples, centring varies, good perfs. Price $325 each (7 available)

V282) Victoria 1884/96 £8 Red on Yellow Stamp Duty perf 13, SG 251. Pen cancelled, unusually no visible pinholes. Cat. £200. Unknown postally used. Attractive example, centred right, good perfs. Thinned at top left corner. Price $149

V281) Victoria 1884/96 £8 Red on Yellow Stamp Duty perf 13, SG 251. Pen cancelled, unusually no visible pinholes. Cat. £200. Unknown postally used. Attractive example, centred right, good perfs. Perf fault at lower right corner and horiz. Crease. Price $169

V279) Victoria 1884/96 £10 Mauve Stamp Duty perf 12½, SG 279. Pen cancelled, as usual with pinholes. Cat. £275 for postal use. Attractive example, centring varies, with good perfs. Price $62.50 each stamp (3 available) 

V106) Victoria 1906 small advertising cover for Austral Publishing Company Melbourne to Milton, New Zealand. Bears horiz. Pr. ½d green bantams cancelled by Melbourne double ring cds of 17.5.06. Reverse bears Milton arrival cds of 26 MY 06. Neat cover, minor aging. Price $67.50 

V105) Victoria 1897 1d Orange PS Card advertising PTPO for auction by Denny’s, Lascelles, Austin & Co., Wool Brokers, Geelong. Noted “GEELONG WOOLBROKERS SPECIAL TRAIN LEAVES MELBOURNE AT 6.18 AM” Cancelled by Geelong duplex No. 2 of NO 4 97 and with Melbourne receiving cds of the same date. Very fine condition. Price $98

V237 -263) Victoria range of picture postcards all with Up-Train Victoria cds’s 1906-1907. Picture sides range from views to music hall stars to humour. 11 cards. Price $165 

V168) Victoria 1850-53 QV Half-length Ham printing, second state of the die 3d Blue SG 7, large margins at top and left, good at base and close at right, light, indistinct cancel, attractive stamp, Cat £190, Price $249

V196) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 1d Brown SG 26, ample margins but just touching at upper left & lower right, indistinct barred oval cancel, Cat £140, Price $119

V195) Victoria 1854 QV Half-length Campbell printing on good quality paper 3d Blue SG 24 horizontal pair with close to large margins, just cut into at right, indistinct cds style cancel, Cat £110 as two singles, Price $139

V197) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 1d Brick-red SG 26a, large margins, particularly at the upper sides, close at lower left, indistinct dated cancel, Cat £120, Price $119

V200) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 1d Dull rose-red SG 27a, three huge margins, just cut into at base, indistinct barred oval cancel, Cat £90, Price $79

V201) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 1d Bright rose-pink SG 27b, three large to close margins, touching at right, Cat £170, Price $159

V202) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 1d Pink SG 28, three good to large margins, touching at bass, Cat £50, Price $59

V203) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 1d Rose (deeper shade) SG 28, three large margins, touching at right, barred oval ‘37’ cancel (Forrest Creek?), Cat £48, Price $59

V204) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 1d Lilac-rose SG 28b, four large to close margins, just cut into at top left corner, faint indistinct cancel, Cat £50, Price $49

V205) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 1d Dull brown-red SG 28c, lovely four margin example with huge margins on three sides, smaller at top, barred oval ‘21’ cancel (Fiery Creek?) Cat £150, Price $179

V206) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 3d Bright blue SG 29, two good margins, close to touching at top and right, indistinct barred oval cancels, Cat £75, Price $69

V207) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 3d Greenish-blue SG 29a, good margins at base and right, others close to just cut into, indistinct barred numeral cancel, Cat £60, Price $39

V272) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 3d Greenish-blue SG 29a, four good, even margins, barred numeral cancel, with ‘Fingerprint variety’. Accompanying annotation states: ‘Due to careless handling in setting up the stone, a clear impression of the ridges of a fingerprint are to be seen – position 1 on stone B’ interesting item, Price $99 

V273) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 3d Bright blue & Greenish-blue SG 29/29a, both with variety ‘Wear in the NE corner and N & C of PENCE joined’ Accompanying annotation states this variety is found at ‘Position 19 in the transfer block of 24’ margins range from none to good, SG 29a has a corner nick, interesting pair from different printings showing matching varieties, Price $109

V208) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 3d Prussian blue, SG 30, three large margins, close at base, indistinct barred oval cancel, Cat £110, Price $109

V209) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 3d Milky blue, SG 30a, close to just cut into margins on three sides, large margin at right, indistinct cancel, Cat £160, Price $99

V210) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 3d Steel blue SG 31, good, even margins all round, indistinct barred oval cancel, Cat £70, Price $79

V212) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 3d Blue SG 31b, three good margins, just touching at base, indistinct cancel, Cat £50, Price $49

V213) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 3d Deep blue SG 31c, four good margins, indistinct cancel, Cat £50, Price $69

V274) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 3d Deep blue SG 31c with variety ‘White diagonal line from scepter to the N of PENCE’ no margins. Still quite a striking variety, Price $49 

V271) Victoria 1854-57 QV Half-length Campbell & Fergusson printing on poorer quality paper 3d Blue, four examples with a range of shades, SG 29-31 mostly close to no margins, some minor faults, min Cat £200, Price $129

V276) Victoria 1854 Queen on throne 2d Grey-brown SG 19a horizontal pair with good to huge margins all around, indistinct barred oval cancels, attractive multiple, Cat £80 as singles, Price $89

MY34) Victoria 1854 6d Orange- Yellow Woodblock, Rouletted all four sides, SG 57, lovely example with No. 1 Barred Numeral. Cat. 95 pounds. Price $139

MM41) Victoria 1854 Woodblock, 1/- Red & Blue registered stamp,  4 margins used, with clean strike of V oval handstamp. Budget priced at $149

MN15) Victoria 6d Dull Orange Woodblock, 2 margin example SG32a on small entire to London, with clear 1V oval cancel, and Melbourne oval SE 2 1855 on reverse with Red London received marking NO28 1855. Neat little item, and very cheap at $119

MF21) Victoria 1857 small cover to London, bearing 2d & 6d Woodblocks, with 3rd adhesive sadly removed. “Per Colombian” V1 cancel of Melbourne, and oval JY 22 on reverse, vermillion arrival paid cds on face 25 SEP 1857. Attractive and rare early cover. Price $169

MF20) Victoria 1857 6d orange Roulette 7-9 Raymonds Machine (4 sides) exceptionally rare! Roulette by Calvert on all four sides, the roulette type, very fine points, are identical to the Raymond Machine. It is believed that Calvert perforated only a few such 'experimental' sheets. Extremely rare with only a small number recorded or seen. This copy has four full and generous margins, is 'full bloom" colour and nicely cancelled with barred numeral 1 of Melbourne. This roulette type is exceptionally rare and not even catalogued.  The stamp has been plated and is position number 41 on the plate of 5- (25 x 25) This stamp has no thins, no creases and is in perfect condition. Price $495

AP38) Victoria 1858 6d Orange Woodblock on cover to Ireland. Nice clean 2 margin example franked by barred numeral 1 of Melbourne to Mallow, Co. Cork, via Dublin with arrival cds of  AU 16 1858. Scarce and attractive, price $195

FE75) Victoria 6d Woodblock, 4 margins on 1858 small neat cover Melbourne to Dublin, tied by Barred Numeral 1. Melbourne oval departure cds Jan 6 1858 and Dublin arrival cds MR 16 1858 on reverse. Sent “Per Colombian” Stamp has been affixed inverted, which would probably be to alert the addressee of bad news. We had a similar cover on last month’s list which I could have sold 3 times over, this one is nicer, as is to a way scarcer destination. $395, now reduced, just $295

V275) Victoria 1859 QV half length 3d Blue perf 12 by Robinson SG 78, two shades with faults, Cat £280, Price $49

J24) Victoria 1880’s Stamp Duties, postally used, comprising 6d Blue, 3/- Grey, 5/- Purple, 5/- Red, Two Pounds Blue. Lovely group. Retail $325, my price $289

MM44) Victoria 1884 – 1901 1/- Stamp Duty, pale blue on pale yellow, fine mint lightly hinged. Retail $200, my price $149


Western Australia

MM10) Western Australia 1854 Sg 1, Sc# 1; 1d Black Swan Superb VFU 4 margins with neat numeral cancel 1 of Perth cv $500++ Nicest you will find! $350

J8) Western Australia 1860-64 2d Orange Swan Imperf, SG 25, lovely mint (no gum)  Block of 4 with 4 margins. Blocks are very rare. Cat $1100, price $749

SE39) Western Australia 1860 -64, 6d Sage Green Imperf, SG28, Local Printing, 3 margins, postally used. Cat. $800, rare stamp, but with repaired tear at top where hinge has been carelessly removed. Nice looker. My price $159

J22) Western Australia 1860 6d sage green, Rouletted. Very fine used with small part blue duplex cancel, clear roulettes on 3 sides, imperf at top. SG32, cat $1350, one of the nicest examples I have seen. Very minor faults do not detract. Price $1125

MY20) Western Australia 1860-64 6d sage green, rouletted. Lovely used example with light barred cancel in blue. SG32 cat 650 pounds. SG is way too cheap on these rouletted stamps. This is in a lighter shade and a bigger stamp than our item J22 which is priced at $1125.This one is better….price $1249

MN27) WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1861 4D VERMILION SWAN, SG40, PERF 14 very fine used, MISPERFED so that the word Postage appears beneath Fourpence! Usually misperfs of this order are never seen on Western Australia Stamps. A few years ago I sold a similar misperf on a South Australia long type 8d blue at a Prestige Auction for $1000 plus the buyers’ premium.  Cat. as normal is 180 pounds. Price for this rarity $795

FE93) Western Australia 1861 4d Vermilion, cds dated SP 27 1867. SG40, retail $350. My price $198

J9) Western Australia 1882-85 2d Yellow Swan, SG 77. Mint unhinged top right corner marginal block of 4, very fresh. Cat $350 as hinged. Unhinged are worth 3 x the price! Price $449

 

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