The Chartwell Collection of Australian States and Commonwealth, an unreserved auction for the benefit of the Chartwell Philanthropic Educational Programme

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The Chartwell Collection of Australian States and Commonwealth, an unreserved auction for the benefit of the Chartwell Philanthropic Educational Programme

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Spink UK

Date & Time
Wednesday 23rd May 2018 - 10:00am  

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Melbourne Viewing
Royal Philatelic Society of Victoria, Purves House, 303 High Street, Ashburton, VIC 3147
Saturday 5 May 2018 and Sunday 6 May 2018, 10.00am to 6.00pm

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Monday 21 May 2018 at 10.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 22 May 2018 at 10.00am - 5.00pm


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This magnificent collection, formed over several decades, commences with the six Colonies. In each colony there will be found proofs, issued stamps with multiples throughout, varieties and covers. The second part of the collection is the outstanding Australian Commonwealth, commencing with the 1904 Vaughan essays and continuing right up to modern times. The Kangaroo issues contain die proofs of the 10/-, £1 and £2, monograms and imprints as well as mint multiples and perforation errors. The KGV has some major watermark errors and in the Commemoratives there is the 1928 Melbourne Exhibition 3d. imperforate sheetlet of four.
The Chartwell collection is to be sold in an unreserved auction for the benefit of the Chartwell Philanthropic Educational Programme.

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(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.1d. Edward VII three-quarter face portrait, value in words, blank tablet at base, in blue on thin card, fine. Very rare. BW E1A, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.1d. Edward VII three-quarter face portrait, value in words, blank tablet at base, in brown-olive on thin card, fine. Very rare. BW E1B, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.1d. Edward VII three-quarter face portrait, value in words, blank tablet at base, in brown-olive on thin pink card, fine. Very rare. BW E1Ba, unpriced. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buy...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.2d. Edward VII three-quarter face portrait, value in words and figures, blank tablet at base, in black on thin card, fine. Very rare. BW E3D, $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.2d. Queen Alexandra, full face portrait, blank tablet at base, in blue on bluish thin card, fine Very rare. BW E4A, $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.2d. Queen Alexandra, full face portrait, blank tablet at base, in blue on pink thin card, two perfs at top with light stain on reverse, otherwise fine. Very rare. BW E4B, $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Ter...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.3d. Edward VII three-quarter face portrait, "queensland" in tablet at base, in brown-olive on thin card, fine. Very rare. BW E5A, unpriced. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.5/- Allegorical figure, "state of queensland" at base, in blue on thick card some slightly trimmed perforations, fine. Very rare. BW E10A, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.5/- Allegorical figure, "state of queensland" at base, in blue on thick card, perforations trimmed at right, fine. Very rare. BW E10A, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.5/- Allegorical figure, "state of queensland" at base, in brown-olive on thin card, fine. Very rare. BW E10B, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.5/- Allegorical figure, "state of queensland" at base, in brown-olive on thin card, fine. Very rare. BW E10B, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.5/- Allegorical figure, "state of queensland" at base, in black on thin card, fine. Very rare. BW E10B, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.£1 Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, blank tablet at bottom right, in blue and pink on thin card, fine. Very rare. BW E12Avar, $5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.£1 Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, blank tablet at bottom right, in brown-olive on thin card, fine. Very rare. BW E12B, $5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1903 Vaughan EssaysIn May 1903, G.A. Vaughan, the Government printer in Queensland, designed, printed and submitted to the Postmaster-General, Senator Drake, a series of essays depicting King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra for a standard Commonwealth of Australia stamp issue.£1 Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, blank tablet at bottom right, in brown-olive on thin card, perfs trimmed at bottom right, fine. Very rare. BW E12B, $5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions f...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian Commonwealth1911 Stamp Design CompetitionIn the absence of any satisfactory designs for the uniform stamps, the Postmaster-General, Josiah Thomas, announced that a public design competition would be held to obtain suitable designs. The official announcement, together with the rules of the competition, was made in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on 21 January 1911. The most important conditions were: 1) the designs should be submitted under a nom de plume; 2) the designs submitted should not exceed four times the size of the proposed stamp (1.125" x 0.675") - a stipulation that was fr...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo and Map Series EssaysType 21d. carmine-rose in a vertical format with a Kangaroo on map of Australia, no Tasmania, with two value circles at top, imperforate on thin white card, very fine. Unique. A superb essay of the highest quality and importance. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). BW KE11, $100,000. PhotoNote: This vertical format design was determined to be less clustered and better suited to stamp production, but the map of Australia was crudely drawn and the island state of Tasmania was omitted. The Type 2 essay is even rare than the Type 1, as there wer...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo and Map Series EssaysType 210/- brown-buff in a vertical format with a Kangaroo on map of Australia, no Tasmania, with two value circles at top, saw-tooth roulette 14½ on thin white card, very fine. Unique. A superb essay of the highest quality and importance. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). BW KE15, $100,000. Photoprovenance:J.A. Kilfoyle, October 1961Harmers auction, July 1999Hugh Morgan, November 2012Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo and Map Series EssaysType 3 Imperforate½d. in red on unwatermarked wove paper (29x35mm.), fine. One of five recorded examples, of which two are in this colour. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). BW KE20A, $18,000. Photoprovenance:T.E. Field, November 1948J.A. Kilfoyle, October 1961Harmers auction, July 1999Hugh Morgan, November 2012Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo and Map Series EssaysType 3 Imperforate2d. in brown on unwatermarked paper (30x35mm.), a touch of soiling in the margins otherwise fine. One of nine recorded examples, this is the only one in this colour. BW KE22B, $18,000. Photoprovenance:Harmers auction, October 1978Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo and Map Series EssaysType 3 ImperforateSingle Kangaroo vignette, 5/-, 10/- and 20/- se-tenant sheetlet on unwatermarked white wove paper, the frames and the single kangaroo vignette in blue, the 5/- vignette in black, the 10/- vignette in purple and the 20/- vignette in vermilion, fine. A spectacular Kangaroo essay rarity. BW KE24Ca, $80,000. Photoprovenance:J.A. Kilfoyle, October 1961Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo and Map Series EssaysType 3 ImperforateSingle Kangaroo vignette, 5/-, 10/- and 20/- se-tenant sheetlet on unwatermarked white wove paper, the frames and the single kangaroo vignette in bright green, the 5/- vignette in black, the 10/- vignette in purple and the 20/- vignette in vermilion, fine. A spectacular Kangaroo essay rarity. BW KE24Ea, $80,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo and Map Series EssaysType 3 Line perf. 12½½d. in yellow-green on unwatermarked paper, well-centred, fine. Three examples of the ½d. are recorded, two of which are in this colour. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). BW KE27B, $20,000. Photoprovenance:Hugh Morgan, November 2012Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo and Map Series EssaysType 3 Line perf. 12½2d. in blue on unwatermarked paper, a short perf at left otherwise fine. Three examples of the 2d. are recorded, all in different colours. BW KE29B, $20,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkHalf Penny½d. green, a lower right corner block of twelve with "JBC" monogram, variety imperforate between stamps and margin at foot, fresh and fine mint. An impressive multiple of this rare error. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). BW 1b, $60,000. PhotoNote: The first strike of perforating comb was omitted on four Plate 2 (Lower) sheets. One left pane (with CA monogram) and three right panes (with JBC monogram) remain intact as blocks of twelve. One JBC block is in the Royal Collection, and another is in the Vickery collection at the Power...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Penny1d. imperforate plate proof with part margin at top, in green on white wove paper, fine. The only example recorded. BW 2PP(1)B, $17,500. Photoprovenance:The estate of Ronald Harrison, son of T.S. Harrison, the Stamp PrinterJames B. Williamson, September 1981Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Penny1d. red Die I, variety watermark sideways, crown pointing to left, a shortish perf at top otherwise fine mint. S.G. 2a, £1600; BW 2ab, $2250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Penny1d. red Die I, Plate B, a lower left no monogram corner block of six with watermark sideways, crown pointing to right, [L50] showing break in left frame opposite "a" of "australia", fresh and fine unmounted mint. A great rarity. RPSV Certificate (2013). BW 2aa(B)hz, $45,000. Photoprovenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Penny1d. green Die II perf 12½ plate proof pair in the colour of the issued ½d., on gummed unwatermarked paper, centred to left, fine. Very rare, nine examples are recorded. BW 3PP(2)A, $20,000. PhotoNote: These colour trials were prepared by Cooke in October 1912 to provide a colour scheme for the proposed series.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Penny1d. red Die II, a top left corner strip of six, variety perforations double at top between stamps and margin, and vertically in the top margin, mounted in the selvedge only. BW 3a, $1650+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Penny1d. red Die II, Plate F, a lower left corner block of six with "CA" monogram, a few shortish perfs at top otherwise fine mounted mint. BW 3(F)z, $1500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Pence2d. grey block of four with margin at foot, variety watermark inverted, a fraction gum toned and pencil notation on selvedge, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 3w, £520; BW 5a, $1000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Pence2d. grey, Plate 2, a lower right corner strip of three with "JBC" monogram and showing shading break under "w" of "two" [2R60], a few minor creases in selvedge otherwise fine mint. BW 5(2)zb, $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Pence Halfpenny2½d. indigo, Plate 1, a no monogram corner strip of three from the left pane, bottom margin a little trimmed, fine mint. BW 9(1)z, $9000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Pence Halfpenny2½d. indigo, Plate 2 "JBC" monogram single, hinge remnant at top, fine mint. BW 9(2)za, $1750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst Watermark3d. olive Die I, a marginal pair with watermark inverted, fine mint. S.G. 5dw, £400; BW 12Aa, $1200Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkThree Pence3d. olive Die I, a marginal block of four with "JBC" monogram, the lower row imperforate on three sides, the right vertical pair with some light creasing, otherwise fine mint. A major rarity of the Kangaroo issues and a magnificent exhibition showpiece. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). S.G. 5aa, £84,000; BW 12be, $120,000. PhotoNote: Eight mint examples are recorded, comprising two blocks of four, this JBC monogram block of four, and two vertical pairs (one damaged).provenance:Hugh Morgan, November 2012Subject to 5% tax on Hamm...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkThree Pence3d. olive Die I, variety imperforate on three sides from the top of the sheet, roughly separated at right, cancelled by "pt pirie/sth australia" c.d.s., fine. Extremely rare. Ceremuga Certificate (2011). S.G. 5a var; BW 12bf, $50,000. PhotoNote: The surviving pieces of this variety comprise a mint horizontal strip of four and a pair from the left pane, and a mint horizontal pair with margin trimmed at top. This single is the only known used example.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premiu...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkThree Pence3d. olive Die I/II horizontal pair with margin at foot, well-centred, fresh and fine mint. S.G. 5b, £1300; BW 12c, $2250. Photoprovenance:James B. Williamson, September 1981Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkThree Pence3d. olive Plate 2, a marginal single with "CA" monogram, fine mint. BW 12(2)za, $2000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkThree Pence3d. yellow-olive Die I block of four with interpanneau margin at right, variety watermark inverted, the upper pair with light horizontal crease not affecting fine appearance, lightly mounted. BW 12a, $2400. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkFour Pence4d. orange Plate 2, a single with "JBC" monogram, centred to left, fine mint. BW 15(2)zc, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkFive Pence5d. chestnut Plate 1, a no monogram lower left corner block of six from the left pane, diagonal crease at top left of selvedge, otherwise fresh and fine mint. BW 16(1)z, $11,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkFive Pence5d. chestnut Plate 2, a lower right corner block of six with "CA" monogram, fresh and fine unmounted mint. BW 16(2)zb, $9000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkSix Pence6d. ultramarine, variety watermark inverted, fine used. S.G. 9w, £400; BW 17a, $1000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkSix Pence6d. ultramarine Plate 1, variety retouched "e", cancelled by Melbourne datestamp for 1 May 1913, one short perf at top right otherwise fine. S.G. 9a, £950; BW 17(1)j, $1500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkSix Pence6d. ultramarine Plate 2, a mint block of six (3x2) with "CA" monogram under the centre stamp, fine mint. BW 17(2)za, $4500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkNine Pence9d. violet Plate 2, a single with "CA" monogram, well-centred, fine mint. BW 24(2)za, $7500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Shilling1/- emerald Plate 2, a single with "CA" monogram, hinge remnant, fine mint. BW 30(2)za, $4500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Shilling1/- emerald Plate 2, a block of four with "JBC" monogram, a few split perfs at right otherwise fine mint. BW 30(2)zc, $4500+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Shillings2/- brown Plate 2, a lower right corner strip of three with "JBC" monogram, fresh and fine mint. The only known strip and a key rarity. RPSV Certificate (2013). BW 35(2)zb, $70,000. Photoprovenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Shillings2/- brown Plate 2 block of four with "JBC" monogram, a few short perfs and the lower row with light horizontal crease, otherwise fine mint. Extremely rare, one of two blocks of four recorded. BW 35(2)zc, $27,500+. Photoprovenance:R.B. Carpenter, September 1984Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow, well-centred, fine mint. S.G. 13, £450; BW 42, $900. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow, a "JBC" monogram single, superb colours and freshness, hinge remainder at top, fine. A major monogram rarity. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). BW 42zc, $35,000. PhotoNote: Brusden White record a total of ten JBC monogram pieces; three mint strips of three (one in the Royal Collection) and five mint singles (one in the R.T.P. Chapman collection, now part of the Australia Post archival collection), a c.t.o. block of four and two c.t.o. singles.provenance:Millennium Philatelic Auctions sale, October 2003Hug...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow, a "JBC" monogram single, superb colours, a few shortish perfs otherwise fine mint. A major monogram rarity. BW 42zc, $35,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTen Shillings10/- die proof in grey on white wove paper (87x61mm.) which has been folded in half and showing typed "Respectfully await(ing)" at foot, some very slight soiling. A superb exhibition item. BW 47DP(1)B, $60,000. PhotoNote: These die proofs come from the estate of Samuel Reading, the engraver, and are impressed on scrap paper, often folded so that albino impressions show through the folds. Six examples are recorded, one in black, two in grey and three in purple. One of the last is in the R.T.P. Chapman collection, now par...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTen Shillings10/- die proof in purple on white wove paper (83x105mm.) which has been folded twice, a superb impression. A key item in any Kangaroo collection. BW 47DP(1)C, $60,000. PhotoNote: These die proofs come from the estate of Samuel Reading, the engraver, and are impressed on scrap paper, often folded so that albino impressions show through the folds. Six examples are recorded, one in black, two in grey and three in purple. One of the last is in the R.T.P. Chapman collection, now part of the Australia Post archival collection...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink, £1 brown and ultramarine and £2 black and rose, each handstamped "Specimen" (Type A), good colours, fine mint. S.G. 14s-16s, £1300; BW 47x, 51x, 55x, $2550. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink, a "JBC" monogram (slightly trimmed) single handstamped "Specimen" (Type A), good colours, hinge remnants otherwise fine mint. Extremely rare. RPSV Certificate (2013). BW 47x/za, $25,000. PhotoNote: Only a block of six with CA monogram and three singles with JBC monogram handstamped "Specimen" are known.provenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink, well-centred, fresh and fine mint. S.G.14, £900; BW 47, $2000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink, fine and lightly cancelled. S.G.14, £700; BW 47, $1100. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink, a "CA" monogram (slightly trimmed) single, good colours, hinge remnant, fine mint. Extremely rare and a major showpiece. BW 47z, $75,000. PhotoNote: Of the CA monogram only three mint singles, one punctured Large OS, and a block of six handstamped Specimen are recorded. All these examples have the monogram trimmed at base.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Pound£1 die proof in grey on white wove paper (42x50mm.), lovely impression, a touch of soiling at lower right otherwise fine. Extremely rare and a major showpiece. BW 51DP(1)A, $50,000. PhotoNote: These die proofs come from the estate of Samuel Reading, the engraver, and are impressed on scrap paper, often folded so that albino impressions show through the folds. Five examples are recorded, two in grey and three in purple. One of each is in the R.T.P. Chapman collection, now part of the Australia Post archival collection.Subjec...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Pound£1 brown and ultramarine, a "JBC" monogram (slightly trimmed) single handstamped "Specimen" (Type A), strong colours, the odd shortish perf otherwise fine mint. Extremely rare. RPSV Certificate (2013). BW 51x/zb, $25,000. PhotoNote: Only a block of six, a strip of three (not corner) with CA monogram and a pair and two singles with JBC monogram handstamped "Specimen" are known.provenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms a...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Pound£1 brown and ultramarine, fairly well-centred, excellent colours, hinge remnant and small red handstamp on reverse at top, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 15, £3000; BW 51, $4500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Pound£1 brown and ultramarine, neatly cancelled to order with part Melbourne c.d.s., centred to lower right, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkOne Pound£1 brown and ultramarine, a "CA" monogram (slightly trimmed as usual) single, lovely colours and mounted in the selvedge only. One of the great rarities of the Kangaroo issues. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). BW 51z, $90,000. PhotoNote: All monogram pieces are extremely rare and highly sought after. Of the CA monogram there are only five mint singles recorded, one of which being from the R.T. Chapman collection, which is now part of the Australia Post archival collection. In addition there is a unique block of six handstamped "S...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 die proof in grey on white wove paper (100x63mm.) once folded, fine. A magnificent exhibition showpiece. BW 55DP(1)A, $60,000. PhotoNote: These die proofs come from the estate of Samuel Reading, the engraver, and are impressed on scrap paper, often folded so that albino impressions show through the folds. Three examples are recorded, one in grey and two in purple, one of which is in the R.T.P. Chapman collection, now part of the Australia Post archival collection. provenance:J.A. Kilfoyle, October 1961Subject to 5% tax...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 die proof in purple on white wove paper (81x102mm.) which has been folded twice, a superb impression some tone spots on reverse otherwise fine. A key item in any Kangaroo collection. RPSV Certificate (2013). BW 55DP(1)B, $60,000. PhotoNote: These die proofs come from the estate of Samuel Reading, the engraver, and are impressed on scrap paper, often folded so that albino impressions show through the folds. Three examples are recorded, one in grey and two in purple, one of which is in the R.T.P. Chapman collection, now p...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose, a "JBC" monogram single handstamped "Specimen" (Type A), good strong colours, centred to right, fine mounted mint. Extremely rare. RPSV Certificate (2013). BW 55x/zb, $25,000. PhotoNote: Only a block of six and a block of four with CA monogram, and a single with JBC monogram handstamped Specimen are known.provenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose, excellent colours, centred a little to right, slight wrinkle at top, fine mint. S.G. 16, £6500; BW 55, $12,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose showing broken tail of kangaroo, centred slightly to right, hinge remnants otherwise fine mint. S.G. 16, £6500+; BW 55(V)e, $14,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose, fairly well-centred, fine and lightly cancelled. S.G. 16, £4000; BW 55, $6000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose Sperati die proof signed in pencil at foot and showing, on reverse, Sperati "sunburst" cachet, fine. BW 55cc, $12,500. PhotoFSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesFirst WatermarkThe balance of the first watermark issue, including ½d. marginal vertical strip of four and a vertical pair with coil join, both showing watermark inverted, and a lower right corner block of six with "JBC" monogram (light stains, predominantly on reverse, and a light crease), 1d. Die I strip of three and a pair with "JBC" monogram, a block of four, the lower pair with vertical perfs double, 1d. Die II pair and single with "CA" monogram and a single with "JBC" monogram, and a pair with one showing two Tasmanias, 1d. Die IIA top margi...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSecond WatermarkSix Pence6d. ultramarine, Die IIA substituted cliché [1R60], lightly cancelled by "narrogin" c.d.s. (WA), fine. Rare. Ceremuga Certificate (2004). S.G. 26b, £2750; BW 19(1)ja, $3750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSecond WatermarkNine Pence9d. violet with watermark inverted, fine used with Queensland datestamp. Rare, only about two dozen used examples exist, of which about half have non-postal telegraphic cancellations. S.G. 27w, £1800; BW 25a, $5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSecond WatermarkOne Shilling1/- bright blue-green, a "CA" monogram single, very light diagonal gum crease and a short perf at right, otherwise fine mint. Rare. BW 31Bza, $9000. Photoprovenance:James B. Williamson, September 1981Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSecond WatermarkTwo Shillings2/- brown, well-centred, fine mint. S.G. 29, £700; BW 36, $1500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSecond WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow, a pair with "CA" monogram (slightly trimmed), good colours, a few shortish perfs at top right, fine mint. Very rare. BW 43za, $35,000. PhotoNote: Of the "CA" monogram only a mint strip of three in the Royal Collection, a mint block of eight (not left corner), six mint pairs (one is in the R.T.P. Chapman collection, now part of the Australia Post archival collection) and a mint single have been recorded.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informati...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSecond WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and chrome, centre slightly to top, fine mint. S.G. 30, £1000; BW 43B, $1500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSecond WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and chrome, variety watermark inverted, well-centred, fine mint. S.G. 30w, £1300; BW 43Ba, $2000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSecond WatermarkThe balance of the second watermark issue, including 2d. mint (7 including a marginal block of four - lightly gum toned), 2½d. mint (2) and used, 6d. ultramarine mint (4 including a pair with "JBC" monogram - lightly gum toned) and used (3), 6d. bright blue mint (2) and used, 9d. mint (2) and used, 1/- mint (6 including a marginal block of four) and used, 2/- mint and used, and 5/- mint (two short perfs at left) and used (2); condition generally fine. BW Cat. $19,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pence2d. grey Plate 2 Die I, a lower left corner block of twelve with "CA" monogram, small brown mark on reverse of selvedge at left, otherwise fresh and fine mint. BW 7(2)z, $3000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pence2d. grey Die I, a marginal block of eighteen (6x3), fresh and fine mint, and a lower left corner block of eight from the Harrison printing with monogram removed, a fraction gum toned otherwise fine mintSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pence Halfpenny2½d. deep blue Plate 1, a block of eight with Harrison imprint and showing retouch around "ia" of "australia" [1L54], fine mint. BW 11(1)zd, $3750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pence Halfpenny2½d. indigo, a block of four with Harrison imprint and showing offset on reverse, fine mint. The only other known imprint block was in the Arthur Gray collection. BW 11c/zd, $6750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkThree Pence3d. yellow-olive Plate 1 Die II, a block of four with "CA" monogram, one short perf at top and the lower pair with a light crease which does not affect appearance, mounted in the selvedge only. BW 13(1)za, $2250+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkThree Pence3d. yellow-olive Plate 1 Die I, a lower right corner block of six with "JBC" monogram, fine lightly mounted mint. BW 13(1)zb, $6000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkThree Pence3d. olive-green Plate 2 Die I, a lower right corner strip of three with "JBC" monogram, fine mint, mounted in the selvedge only. BW 13K(1)zb, $6000+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkSix Pence Blue6d. ultramarine Die II, Plate 1, a "CA" monogram single, centred to right, fine mint. BW 19(1)za, $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkSix Pence Blue6d. ultramarine Die II, Plate 1, a "JBC" monogram single, centred to right, fine mint. BW 19(1)zc, $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkSix Pence Blue6d. dull blue Plate 1, Die IIA substituted cliché, centred to foot, cancelled by part Brisbane c.d.s. in red, fine. S.G. 38a, £1700; BW 19(1)ja, $3750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkSix Pence Blue6d. dull blue Die IIB, Plate 3 showing broken leg of kangaroo [3L6], centred to lower left, fine used with the variety clearly visible. S.G. 38da, £700; BW 20(3)d, $750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkSix Pence Chestnut6d. chestnut die proof on unwatermarked wove paper (82x106mm.), a superb impression, very fine. One of three recorded. BW 21DP(1), $37,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkSix Pence Chestnut6d. chestnut, a lower right corner block of four with full strong offset on reverse, some split perfs at foot and ink notation in corner of selvedge otherwise fine. BW 21c, $8000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkNine Pence9d. violet Die II, Plate 1 pair with "JBC" monogram (slightly trimmed), fine mint. BW 26(1)za, $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkNine Pence9d. violet Die II, Plate 2 lower right corner strip of three with "JBC" monogram and showing break in coast in Gulf of Carpentaria, traces of pencil notation in right selvedge, fine mint. Rare. BW 26(2)zb, $12,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkNine Pence9d. violet Die IIB, a lower right corner block of four with watermark inverted, some slight gum wrinkling, fine mint. S.G. 39bw, £1200; BW 27a, $1900. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkNine Pence9d. violet Die IIB, a block of eight with Harrison imprint, fine mint. BW 27zb, $1750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkNine Pence9d. violet Die IIB, a block of four with Mullett imprint, fine mint. BW 27zd, $1100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Shilling1/- emerald Die II, a block of eight with Harrison imprint, fine mint, the lower row unmounted. Extremely rare, only this block and the imprint block of four in the Arthur Gray collection are recorded. RPSV Certificate (2013). BW 32(1)zd, $40,000. Photoprovenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Shilling1/- blue-green Die IIB, two blocks of four in different shades with Mullett imprint from Plates 3 and 4, fine mint. BW 33(3)zb, 33(4)zd, $3500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Shillings Brown2/- brown with watermark inverted, centred slightly to right, fine used. S.G. 41w, £425; BW 37a, $1500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Shillings Brown2/- brown, a top right corner pair with interpanneau margin at left, variety imperforate on three sides, well-centred and with large part original gum, very good colour, a few very minor black marks on reverse. Most desirable and one of Australia's greatest rarities. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). S.G. 41a, £110,000; BW 37b, $100,000. PhotoNote: One sheet from Plate 2 showing the top row imperforate except at foot was discovered in Adelaide in 1920. The strip of twelve errors was divided into four pairs and a strip of...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Shillings Brown2/- brown Plate 2, a "CA" monogram single, fine used. Extremely rare. BW 37(2)za, $15,000. PhotoNote: Four CA monograms from Plate 2 are recorded, comprising a mint block of four, two mint singles (one in the Royal Collection), and this used single.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Shillings Brown2/- brown Plate 2, a "JBC" monogram single, well-centred, fresh and fine mint. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). BW 37(2)zc, $15,000. PhotoNote: Five JBC monogram singles are recorded from Plate 2, including one in the Royal Collection.provenance:Hugh Morgan, November 2012Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Shillings Brown2/- brown Plate 2 pair with Harrison one-line imprint, fine mint. Very rare. BW 37(2)ze, $20,000. PhotoNote: Of the one-line imprint, there is only one block of four recorded, which is in the Royal Philatelic Collection, leaving pairs as the only alternative Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Shillings Maroon2/- maroon with watermark inverted, centred to top, fine and lightly cancelled. Rare. S.G. 74w, £1600; BW 38a, $2750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Shillings Maroon2/- maroon Plate 1 block of four with Mullett imprint, fine mint. BW 38(1)zb, $2750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Shillings Maroon2/- maroon Plate 1 block of four with Mullett imprint, fine mint. BW 38(1)zb, $2750Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Shillings Maroon2/- maroon Plate 1 pair with Harrison imprint, some split perfs, fine mint, and Plate 2 pair with Mullett imprint, one with a short perf at top and some pencil notations in margin, otherwise fine mint. BW 38(1)zc,38(2)zc, $3000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkFive Shillings5/-, four examples in different shades, one with clipped tail, good colours, one with a short perf at lower left otherwise fine mint. S.G. 42, 42a, 42b, 42c, £1300; BW 44 group, $1800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and pale yellow showing long curved tail on kangaroo [R6], centred to right, fine mint. BW 44(V)o, $1200. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow block of four with watermark inverted, good colours, fine mint. A rare multiple. S.G. 42w, £5200; BW 44a, $10,000. Photoprovenance:R.B. Carpenter, September 1984Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow showing misplaced kangaroo (downward misplacement of 3.5mm., with the kangaroo encroaching on the value circle), fresh and fine mint. A very rare and dramatic multiple. BW 44ca, $40,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow showing misplaced kangaroo (kangaroo's head outside of map), fine mint. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow block of four with "CA" monogram, one showing kangaroo's foot broken and pointed tail [L52], crease across monogram otherwise fine mounted mint. Very rare. RPSV Certificate (2013). BW 44, $35,000+. PhotoNote: Of the CA monogram, mint blocks of eight and four, plus three singles (one with watermark inverted) are recorded.provenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow "CA" monogram single, centred to left, fine mint. Very rare. BW 44za, $35,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and pale yellow pair with Harrison imprint, one showing white flaw off N.S.W. coast [R55], fine unmounted mint. BW 44ze, $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and pale yellow pair with Harrison imprint, one showing white flaw off N.S.W. coast [R55], fine mint. BW 44ze, $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow pair with Harrison imprint, one showing white flaw off N.S.W. coast [R55], fine unmounted mint. BW 44ze, $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and bright aniline pink, £1 chocolate and dull blue and £2 black and rose, each overprinted "specimen" (Type B), fine mint. S.G. 43s-45s, £850; BW 48x, 52x, 56x, $2100Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink, 10/- grey and deep aniline pink and 10/- grey and pale aniline pink, fine mint. S.G. 43, 43a, 43b, £1650; BW 48 group, $2350. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink, 10/- grey and deep aniline pink and 10/- grey and pale aniline pink, fine commercially used. S.G. 43, 43a, 43b, £1025; BW 48 group, $1250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink, well-centred, fine mint. S.G. 43, £550; BW 48A, $950. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink with margin at left, kangaroo slightly misplaced (head just over edge of map), well-centred, fine mint. S.G. 43, £550; BW 48A, $950. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and deep aniline pink block of four with part Harrison imprint, variety watermark inverted, Post Office repair tabs affixed to three stamps, otherwise unmounted mint. Rare. S.G. 43aw, £11,000; BW 43Ba, $18,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 light brown and pale blue, a lower right corner block of four, the upper left stamp showing broken coast in Bight and the lower left showing Spencer's Gulf missing, superb mint, the lower pair unmounted. RPSV Certificate (2013). S.G. 44, £12,000; BW 52Dt/u, $43,000. Photoprovenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 light brown and pale blue, a top right corner example, mounted in the selvedge only fine. S.G. 44, £3000; BW 52D, $17,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 chocolate and dull blue, fairly well-centred, fine used. S.G. 44, £1600; BW 52A, $2500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 olive-brown and pale blue, fairly well-centred, fine used. BW 52E, $4250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 chestnut and bright blue, a top right corner block of four, fresh and superb colours, mounted in the selvedge only. A magnificent exhibition showpiece. S.G. 44a, £13,000; BW 52B, $70,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 chestnut and bright blue, lovely colours, fairly well-centred, fine mint. S.G. 44a, £3250; BW 52A, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 chestnut and bright blue, good colours, centred to upper left, fine mint. S.G. 44a, £3250; BW 52A, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 chestnut and bright blue, fine used. S.G. 44a, £325; BW 52B, $2500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 chestnut and bright blue, a top marginal example with interpanneau margin at right, variety watermark inverted, one shortish perf at foot, otherwise fine and mounted in the selvedge only. S.G. 44aw, £4500; BW 52Ba, $6000+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 bistre-brown and bright blue, strong colours, well-centred, fine mint. S.G. 44b, £3250; BW 52C, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 bistre-brown and bright blue, fairly well-centred, fine used. S.G. 44b, £350; BW 52C, $2500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 grey, three examples each overprinted "specimen" with Types B, C (lightly gum toned) and D (some shortish perfs at right), mounted mint. BW 53x, 53xb, 53xg, $5250. Photo for Type BSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 grey, a block of twelve (3x4) with sheet margin at left, [L25-27/31-33/37-39/43-45], fine appearance though gum toned, unmounted mint. S.G. 75, £7800; BW 53, $45,000. Photoprovenance:Dr. L. AbramovichSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 grey, centred to left, fine mounted mint. S.G. 75, £650; BW 53, £1000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 grey, well-centred, fine used. S.G. 75, £325; BW 53, $500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkOne Pound£1 deep grey pair with Harrison imprint (second line trimmed off), two shortish perfs at top left, fine mint. BW 53Bza, $6000. PhotoNote: This printing was nearly always trimmed closely at foot, resulting in most or all of the second line of the imprint being missing. Of the complete imprint, only one block of four and four pairs have been seen.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose, a block of four with Harrison two-line imprint, strong rich colours, fresh and fine mint. A stunning block of great rarity. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). S.G. 45; BW 56Az, $110,000. PhotoNote: Harrison imprint blocks of four are extremely rare. There are four blocks recorded (one in the Royal Collection) and in addition a perforated OS block of four, and a c.t.o. block of eight released at the Australia Post archival sales of 1986-87.provenance:Hugh Morgan, November 2012Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose pair with Harrison two-line imprint, good colours, fine mint. Rare. S.G. 45; BW 56Aza, $35,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose, well-centred, lower right corner perf creased otherwise fine used. S.G. 45, £3250; BW 56A, $4500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose, centred a little to right, indistinctly cancelled, fine. S.G. 45, £3250; BW 56A, $4500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 grey-black and crimson block of four, [L3-4/9-10], showing short Spencer's Gulf and broken tail on kangaroo, well-centred and with rich colours, fresh and fine mint. One of the few known blocks in this shade. RPSV Certificate (2013). BW 56B, $26,000. Photoprovenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 grey-black and crimson, well-centred, excellent colours, fine mint. S.G. 45a, £4750; BW 56B, $6500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 purple-black and pale rose, deep colour vignette, centred to upper left, fine mint. S.G. 45b, £4500; BW 56C, $6500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 purple-black and pale rose, centred to right, fine mint. S.G. 45b, £4500; BW 56C, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 purple-black and pale rose, fairly well-centred, fine and lightly cancelled. S.G. 45b, £2750; BW 56C, $4500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesThird WatermarkThe balance of the third watermark issue, including 2d. Die I mint (2, one marginal with watermark inverted), 2d. Die II lower right corner block of twelve with "JBC" monogram (lightly gum toned), 2½d. lower right corner strip of six with "JBC" monogram (lightly gum toned and with hinge remnants) and a single with watermark inverted, 3d. Die I mint (16 including block of six and four blocks of four, one with watermark inverted), a block of four with one Die II (crease) and singles (2, one used, both with watermark inverted), 3d. Die...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSmall Multiple WatermarkSix Pence6d. chestnut blocks of four (2) from Plates 3 and 4 with Ash imprint, both with some hinge remnants otherwise fine mint. BW 22(3)z, 22(4)z, $850Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSmall Multiple WatermarkTwo Shillings2/- maroon Plate 2 pair with Ash imprint, fine mint. BW 39(2)za, $1000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSmall Multiple WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow strip of four with Ash imprint, fine mint. BW 45za, $3000+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSmall Multiple WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink strip of four with Ash imprint, fine mint. BW 49za, $4000+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSmall Multiple WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink pair with Ash imprint, fine mint. BW 49za, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSmall Multiple WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose, a magnificent lower left corner block of twenty-four (4x6) showing retouched shading between left frame and WA coast, white spot below "po" of "postage", broken value circle at right, red line on map north of Bight, cut in kangaroo's throat, white flaw on kangaroo's leg and weeping kangaroo, incredibly fresh unmounted mint. An exhibition showpiece. RPSV Certificate (2013). S.G. 114, £108,000; BW 57, $480,000. Photoprovenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSmall Multiple WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose, fine mint. S.G. 114, £4500; BW 57, $7000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSmall Multiple WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose block of four with Ash imprint, good colours, fresh and fine mint. Extremely rare. S.G. 114; BW 57z, $100,000. PhotoNote: Imprint blocks of four are extremely rare, with only three known to be extant, one of which is in the R.T.P. Chapman collection, now part of the Australia Post archival collection.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesSmall Multiple WatermarkThe balance of the small multiple watermark issue, including 6d. mint block of eight and a pair with Ash imprint, 9d. mint blocks of four (2, both slightly gum toned) and pairs (2) with Ash imprint, 1/- mint block of eight (some light gum toning) and a pair with Ash imprint, 2/- mint (3), 5/- mint (3 including a pair with Ash imprint - one with two short perfs at top) and used (2), 10/- overprinted "specimen", mint and used, and £2 overprinted "specimen" and used (centred to left); condition generally good to fine. BW Cat....

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesC of A WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow, a top left corner block of twenty-four (6x4) with interpanneau margin at right, showing broken coast near Sydney, white line adjacent to coast in Bight, broken coast near Sydney and Spencer's Gulf elongated, ewe-faced kangaroo, coloured flaw at front edge of grass and hunched-back kangaroo, extremely fresh unmounted mint. RPSV Certificate (2013). S.G. 135, £4080; BW 46, $36,000. Photoprovenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesC of A WatermarkFive Shillings5/- grey and yellow block of four with Ash imprint, fine mint. BW 46z, $5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesC of A WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink, a top left corner block of twenty-four (6x4) with interpanneau margin at right, showing ewe-faced kangaroo, coloured flaw at front edge of grass, hunched-backed kangaroo and notch in kangaroo's mouth, well-centred, very fresh unmounted mint. RPSV Certificate (2013). S.G. 136, £10,200; BW 50, $66,000. Photoprovenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesC of A WatermarkTen Shillings10/- grey and pink block of four with Ash imprint, one showing open-mouthed kangaroo, a short perf at left otherwise fine mint. BW 50za, $10,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesC of A WatermarkOne Pound£1 grey overprinted "specimen" (Type D), a complete forme of thirty from the upper left pane, one showing break in coast of S.E. Australia [L28], well-centred, fine mint, mostly unmounted. Rare, only five intact formes of thirty are recorded. BW 54xb, $12,000. Photoprovenance:Australia Post archivesArthur Gray, February 2007Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesC of A WatermarkOne Pound£1 grey pair with Ash imprint, two short perfs at left otherwise fine mint. BW 54za, $6000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesC of A WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose overprinted "specimen" (Type D), a complete forme of thirty from the upper right plate, showing break in lower frame under "n" of "pounds", broken coast in Bight, white scratch through kangaroo's back, white flaw in Bight, rat-faced kangaroo and "muzzled" kangaroo, fine mint, mostly unmounted. Rare, only four intact formes of thirty are recorded. BW 58xb, $20,000. Photoprovenance:Australia Post archivesArthur Gray, February 2007Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium....

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesC of A WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose, fairly well-centred, fine mint. S.G. 138, £4250; BW 58, $5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesC of A WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose, a used pair and nine singles, all showing minor plate varieties, variable centring, mostly fine. S.G. 138, £6600; BW 58, $9350+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesC of A WatermarkTwo Pounds£2 black and rose pair with Ash imprint, one showing open-mouthed kangaroo, fresh and fine mint. BW 58za, $25,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesC of A WatermarkThe balance of the C of A watermark issue including 6d. mint blocks of four (2) with Ash imprint, 9d. mint block of four with Ash imprint, 2/- mint block of four with Ash imprint, 5/- mint and used (2), 10/- overprinted "specimen" (5 including a block of four), mint and used, £1 overprinted "specimen", mint and used, and £2 overprinted "specimen" (2); condition generally good to fine. BW Cat. $6400+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesOfficial StampsFirst Watermark - Large "OS"2d. grey block of six (3x2) with margin at right, fine unmounted mint. S.G. O3, £330; BW 5bb, $1800Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesOfficial StampsFirst Watermark - Large "OS"2½d. indigo, a "CA" monogram strip of four with interpanneau margin at left, fine mint. BW 9ba/zc, $3400. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesOfficial StampsFirst Watermark - Large "OS"4d. orange block of four, hinge remnant, fine mint. S.G. O6, £1100; BW15ba, $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesOfficial StampsThird Watermark - Perforated "OS"2½d. indigo, variety "1" of fraction omitted [2L33], a few short perfs at foot otherwise fine used. Extremely rare. B.P.A. Certificate (2012). BW 11(2)j, $37,500. PhotoNote: This variety comes from the 1919 indigo printing. It was caused by a temporary ink clog flaw which was quickly corrected. This, and the fact that a portion of the relevant sheets was overprinted "n.w. pacific islands", accounts for its rarity. Three mint and twelve used examples (three perforated "OS") are presently recorded. On...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesOfficial StampsThird Watermark - Perforated "OS"2/- brown Plate 1, a block of twelve with "JBC" monogram (no selvedge at right), all clearly cancelled by "late fee/spencer st vic" c.d.s., a few short perfs as to be expected on a commercial multiple of this size. The most outstanding monogram in existence. RPSV Certificate (2013). BW 37ba(1)zb, $50,000 as mint strip. PhotoNote: Six JBC monograms are recorded from Plate 1 comprising a mint rejoined strip of six (and therefore technically not a monogram strip of three), two mint pairs and three mint...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesOfficial StampsThird Watermark - Perforated "OS"£1 chocolate and dull blue, fairly well-centred, small hinge remnant, fine mint. Very rare. Ceremuga Certificate (2010). S.G. O52, £8500; BW 52b, $15,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesOfficial StampsThird Watermark - Perforated "OS"£1 chestnut and bright blue, fairly well-centred, fine mint. Very rare. BW 52Bb, $15,000+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesOfficial StampsThird Watermark - Perforated "OS"£1 chestnut and bright blue with watermark sideways and showing break in right frame 10mm. from top, thin spot at foot and hinge remnants, otherwise fine mint. Unique. One of the great Australia Commonwealth rarities. RPSV Certificate (2013). S.G. O52ab, £160,000; BW 52Bab/b. PhotoNote: This stamp is from the Cooke printing. One unused (punctured OS) example is known, and about a dozen used examples.provenance:Stuart Hardy, May 2013Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s P...

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesOfficial StampsThird Watermark - Perforated "OS"£1 grey, centred to foot, fine mint. S.G. O78, £1800; BW 53b, $3250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesOfficial StampsThird Watermark - Perforated "OS"£2 purple-black and pale rose, fairly well-centred, fresh and fine unmounted mint. Very rare in this condition. BW 56Cb, $20,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthThe Kangaroo IssuesOfficial StampsThe balance of the Official stamps, including first watermark, large "OS" ½d., 1d., 2d., 4d., 6d., 9d. and 2/- used, small "OS" ½d. mint block of four and a pair, 1d. mint strip of three with "JBC" monogram, 2½d. and 5d. used plus perf "os/nsw" (9 used including 4d. with trimmed "JBC" monogram) and perforated "T" ( 9 used with values to 1/-); second watermark with used 1/- and 2/-; third watermark perf "OS" mint with 6d. ultramarine showing watermark inverted (lightly gum toned), 1/- Harrison imprint block of eight and mint singles (...

(x) Australian CommonwealthEngraved Definitives of 1913-14Harrison Die Proofs1d. in black on yellowish wove paper (101x123mm.), some light peripheral creasing otherwise fine. Extremely rare, four examples recorded. BW 59DP(1)A, $35,000. PhotoNote: Of the four examples recorded in black, two accompanied the order sent by the Treasury to the Australian High Commission for the preparation of the 1d. letterpress die. One of these, endorsed "Original design", went to Messers. Perkins, Bacon & Co. and subsequently came onto the market; this proof was in a collection stolen in 1984, and its present...

(x) Australian CommonwealthEngraved Definitives of 1913-14Harrison Die Proofs1d. in rose-red on yellowish wove paper (100x124mm.), some creasing coinciding with the outer edge of the die surround causing some splitting. A superb and wonderful impression. Extremely rare, only three examples recorded, one of which is in the Royal Collection. BW 59DP(1)B, $25,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthEngraved Definitives of 1913-14Issued StampsA predominantly mint collection comprising 1d. including block of twenty (5x4) from Plate 2 with imprint at left, block of sixteen (4x4) from Plate 3 with imprint at foot, a block of eight showing Plate No. 3 and imprint, a pale red imprint strip of four and Plate Nos. 2, 3 and 4 pairs with part imprint; and 6d. comprising blocks of four (4 including Plate Nos. 1, 2 and 4), a pair and singles (6, three used); condition mostly fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informat...

(x) Australian CommonwealthEngraved Definitives of 1913-14Issued Stamps1d. red vertical pair, variety imperforate between, fine mint. S.G. 17b, £2500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthEngraved Definitives of 1913-14Issued Stamps1d. red marginal with part imprint, variety imperforate between stamp and margin, hinge remnant, fine mint. BW 59bf, $1250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthUnissued 2d. and 1/- Engraved, 19142d. single-line perf 11 plate proof in purple-black on unwatermarked wove paper, a couple of insignificant blemishes otherwise very fine. One of the most important items of Australian Commonwealth philately. Michael Drury Certificate (2015). BW 61PP(2)A, $125,000. PhotoNote: Only two examples are known, one of which is in the R.T.P. Chapman collection, now part of the Australia Post archival collection.provenance:Agar WynneHerbert McNessArthur Gray, October 2015Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Pre...

(x) Australian CommonwealthUnissued 2d. and 1/- Engraved, 19141/- single-line perf 11 plate proof in brown-purple on unwatermarked wove paper, a minor hinge remainder otherwise very fine. One of the most important items of Australian Commonwealth philately. Michael Drury Certificate (2015). BW 62PP(1)A, $125,000. PhotoNote: Only two examples are known, one of which is in the R.T.P. Chapman collection, now part of the Australia Post archival collection.provenance:Agar WynneHerbert McNessArthur Gray, October 2015Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For mo...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPerkins Bacon 1d. Die ProofsState 1 die proof of the completed design with a solid field behind the King's head, in bright red on glazed thin card reduced to stamp-size, fine. BW 70DP(11)Cc, $6000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPerkins Bacon 1d. Die ProofsState 2 die proof with head on lined background and the King's nose improved, in black on glazed thin card (40x43mm.), fine. BW 70DP(12)Ad, $5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPerkins Bacon 1d. Die ProofsState 2 die proof with head on lined background and the King's nose improved, in bright red on glazed thin card (37x42mm.), fine. BW 70DP(12)Bc, $8000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPerkins Bacon 1d. Die ProofsState 3 die proof with uncleared surrounds and with King's nose now straightened but otherwise identical to State 2, in black on unsurfaced paper (126x94mm.) showing part papermaker's watermark, some minor toning and wrinkling. Only three examples of this State 2/3 proof have been recorded. BW 70DP(13)Aa. Photoprovenance:Harmers auction, October 1978Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPerkins Bacon 1d. Die ProofsState 3 die proof with King's nose now straightened, in black on glazed thin card (125x94mm.), without endorsements, fine. BW 70DP(13)Ad, $12,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPerkins Bacon 1d. Die ProofsState 3 die proof with King's nose now straightened, in carmine-red on glazed thin card (124x92mm.), without endorsements but with "perkins bacon & co ltd/proof" cachet on reverse, fine. BW 70DP(13)Bc, $12,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPerkins Bacon 1d. Die ProofsIntermediate state die proof in black on thin unsurfaced paper (124x93mm.), the wattle flowers have been re-engraved with excessive detail and rejected, corner creases otherwise fine. Photoprovenance:James B. Williamson, September 1981Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPerkins Bacon 1d. Die ProofsState 4 die proof with Emu's feathers and neck re-engraved, in black on glazed thin card (118x95mm.), no endorsements, fine. BW 70DP(14)Ac. $12,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPerkins Bacon 1d. Die ProofsState 4 die proof with Emu's feathers and neck re-engraved, in black on glazed thin card (41x42mm.), fine. BW 70DP(14)Ad. $8,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPerkins Bacon 1d. Die ProofsState 4 approved stamp-size die proof by Seymour Bennett in black on thin glazed card and affixed to piece (53x58mm.), fine. BW 70DP(15)A, $12,500. Photoprovenance:James B. Williamson, September 1981Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsImperforate Plate Proofs1d., a lower left corner block of six (3x2; creases in selvedge) and a block of four in black, a block of six (3x2) with margin (faults) at right in pale carmine, a marginal block of twelve in bright violet and a corner block of four in mauve, all on thin white glazed card, fine. BW Cat. $13,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsWatermarked PaperA block of thirty (5x6) from the right pane of the upper plate, on gummed paper with "commonwealth" in the margin at right, fineNote: The paper was manufactured at Roughway Mill, Plaxtol in Kent by James Spicer & Sons. The initial shipment arrived in Melbourne in early July 1914.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued StampsThe predominantly mint collection, housed in two Oriel albums in slipcases, including 1914-15 ½d. lower right corner strip of three from Electro 5 with "JBC" monogram and watermark inverted, 1d. perf 14 Die I lower left corner strip of three with "CA" monogram, mint and used singles with substituted cliché (the former with a slightly rounded corner and a touch grubby on reverse), Die II used single with substituted cliché, 4d. orange (4 including a pair with Harrison imprint, 4d. yellow-orange (10 including a lower right corner block o...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, ½d. pale emerald, line perf. 14.2, centred to upper right, gum a little toned and the odd mark on reverse otherwise fine. Rare, only twelve mint examples recorded. RPSV Certificate (1999). S.G. 20a, £12,000; BW 64A, $20,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 1d. carmine-red and 1d. pale red, both Die II, fine mounted mint. S.G. 21d, £850. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 1d. carmine-red, a Die I and II horizontal pair with watermark inverted, centred to right, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 21cw/dw, £1200+; BW 71a, $2750+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 1d. carmine-red Plate 1, a Die I and II horizontal pair with "CA" substituted monogram, one short perf at left otherwise fine unmounted mint. BW 71(1)ia/zg, $2500+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 1d. carmine-rose, a lower right corner strip of four with "JBC" monogram, one showing run "n" (second state), corner of selvedge clipped and a central hinge remnant, otherwise fine mint. BW 71(4)zh, $1000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 1d. carmine-red Plate 4, a block of four with Harrison one-line imprint and watermark inverted, fine mint. BW 71(4)a/zj. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 4d. orange Plate 2, a top right corner block of six (2x3) with one showing line through "four pence", crease in top left selvedge corner and a few split perfs at top, otherwise fine mint with the variety unmounted. S.G. 22e, £350+; BW 110(2)r, $700+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 4d. yellow-orange and 4d. pale orange-yellow, both showing line through "four pence", fine used. S.G. 22e, £220+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 4d. lemon-yellow lower left corner block of four with "JBC" monogram, fine unmounted mint. Rare and desirable. BW 110C(1)z, $1000+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 4d. dull orange Plate 2, a lower left corner block of six with "JBC" monogram, fine mint, the lower strip unmounted. BW 110(I)z, $1000+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 4d. dull orange Plate 2, a lower right corner block of six with "CA" monogram, fine mint, the lower strip unmounted. BW 110(I)zb, $1000+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 5d. brown single-line perf. 14, a lower right corner pair with "JBC" monogram (trimmed), some pencil markings in selvedge at right, fine mint. BW 122zf, $1000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1914-20 single watermark, 5d. yellow-brown, comb perf 14¼x14, variety watermark inverted, centred to top, fine used. S.G. 23bw, £550; BW 123a, $850. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1916-18 single watermark, rough unsurfaced paper, 1d. deep scarlet aniline Plate 4, a lower right corner block of nine with "JBC" monogram, one showing run "n" of "one", ink notation on selvedge at foot, two with gum creases and some split and re-enforced perfs otherwise fine mint. BW 72(4)zb, $1000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1918-20 large multiple watermark, 1d. carmine-pink, centred to left, fine unmounted mint. Drury Certificate (2006). S.G. 46, £250; BW 73A, $1250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1918-20 large multiple watermark, 1d. carmine-pink Plate 4, a lower left corner block of six with "CA" monogram, a few split perfs at top left otherwise fine mint, mounted in the selvedge only. BW 73A(4)z, $12,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1918-20 large multiple watermark, 1d. carmine-rose Plate 3, a block of eight with Harrison imprint, small hinge remnants, fine mint. BW 74(3)z, $2000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1918 single watermark, 1d. rose-red Die III, a block of four with watermark inverted, the lower right stamp with corner bend otherwise fine mint, the lower pair unmounted. S.G. 53w, £640; BW 75a, $2000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1918-23 single watermark, 4d. violet showing variety line through "four pence", centred to lower right, cancelled leaving variety clearly visible. Rare, fifteen used examples have been recorded. R.P.S. Certificate (1982). S.G. 64a, £8500; BW 111r, $12,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1918-23 single watermark, 4d. violet block of four with Harrison imprint, fine mint. BW 111z, $5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1926-30 small multiple watermark, perf13½x12½, 1d. green Die II with watermark inverted, fine mint. S.G. 95bw, £1900: BW 81a/i, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1926-30 small multiple watermark, perf13½x12½, 2d. golden scarlet, a block of four with margin at left, variety no watermark, light crease and pencil notation in selvedge otherwise fresh and fine mint. A rare multiple. R.P.S. Certificate (1969). S.G. 99ab, £5200; BW 102aa, £12,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1926-30 small multiple watermark, perf13½x12½, 2d. golden scarlet, variety no watermark, centred to right , fine mint. R.P.S. Certificate (1977). S.G. 99ab, £1300; BW 102aa, $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1926-30 small multiple watermark, perf 13½x12½, 4d. yellow-olive with watermark inverted, fairly well-centred, fine used. Extremely rare, only three examples recorded. S.G. 102w, £12,000; BW 114a, $25,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1926-30 small multiple watermark, perf 13½x12½, 4½d. violet Die II, a little gum toned as usual, hinge remnant, fine mint. Very rare. R.P.S. Certificate (2011). S.G. 120a, £6500. BW 121, $12,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1926-30 small multiple watermark, perf 13½x12½, 1/4d. turquoise block of four with Ash imprint, fine mint. BW 130z, $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1931-36 C of A watermark, 3d. ultramarine with watermark inverted, fine used. Extremely rare, only three used examples recorded. S.G. 128w, £16,000; BW 109a, $20,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1931-36 C of A watermark, 4d. yellow-olive with watermark inverted, a couple of shortish perfs at top otherwise fine used with Bundaberg c.d.s. Very rare, six examples recorded. S.G. 129w, £10,000; BW 117a, $20,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1931-36 C of A watermark, 5d. orange-brown with watermark inverted, fine and lightly cancelled. Rare, approximately eleven used examples recorded. S.G. 130w, £8000; BW 127a, $12,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsIssued Stamps1931-36 C of A watermark, 1/4d. turquoise with watermark inverted, fine used. Very rare, eight used examples recorded. S.G. 131w, £14,000; BW 131a, $12,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPostal ForgeriesThe forgeries were used in Sydney during March and April 1932 for mailing forger Irish Sweepstale Lottery tickets and circulars. An example was received through the mail by a South Australian collector, Dr. E.C. Black, who noticed differences and asked the post office for information on what he supposed was a new stamp design. The post office took immediate action, and using the return address printed on Dr. Black's envelope, investigators received in reply Sweepstake tickets enclosed in an envelope franked with a forged 2d. Sydney...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPostal ForgeriesThe forgeries were used in Sydney during March and April 1932 for mailing forger Irish Sweepstale Lottery tickets and circulars. An example was received through the mail by a South Australian collector, Dr. E.C. Black, who noticed differences and asked the post office for information on what he supposed was a new stamp design. The post office took immediate action, and using the return address printed on Dr. Black's envelope, investigators received in reply Sweepstake tickets enclosed in an envelope franked with a forged 2d. Sydney...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsPostal ForgeriesThe forgeries were used in Sydney during March and April 1932 for mailing forger Irish Sweepstale Lottery tickets and circulars. An example was received through the mail by a South Australian collector, Dr. E.C. Black, who noticed differences and asked the post office for information on what he supposed was a new stamp design. The post office took immediate action, and using the return address printed on Dr. Black's envelope, investigators received in reply Sweepstake tickets enclosed in an envelope franked with a forged 2d. Sydney...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsOfficial StampsThe collection including 1914-21 single watermark 1d. Dies I and II horizontal pair and Die II (3, one perforated "T") used; 1918-20 large multiple watermark 1d. carmine and 1½d. black-brown with watermark inverted used; 1918-23 single watermark 1d. and 1/4d. (2) mint, 1d. mint block of four with "CA" monogram perforated "os/nsw"; 1924 single watermark 1½d. printed on the gummed side and 4d. mint, 1½d. with cracked electro used and no watermark 1½d. mint; 1926-30 small multiple watermark perf 13½x12½ 2d. Die III block of four with As...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsOfficial Stamps1914-21 single watermark, 5d. brown line perf 14½, printed on the gummed side and with watermark inverted, small surface scuff at foot otherwise fine. Very rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1968). S.G. O42b, £9000; BW 122c, $5750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsOfficial Stamps1916-20 single watermark, rough paper 5d. bright chestnut line perf 14¼, fine unused without gum. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1963). S.G. O60, £5000; BW 124, $7500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsOfficial Stamps1924 single watermark 1½d. scarlet vertical strip of three, variety printed on the gummed side and with watermark inverted, centred to left, fine mint. S.G. O80wa, £1125; BW 89c, £1500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V HeadsOfficial Stamps1932 small multiple watermark, 2d. golden scarlet with overprint inverted, cancelled by part "air mail saves time" machine slogan, centred to upper right, fine. The only recorded example. B.P.A. Certificate (1976). S.G. O125a, £70,000; BW 102(OS)c, £75,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealth1923 De La Rue essays, a set of stamp-size photographic essays of original artwork for five designs submitted to the Australian High Commissioner in London, comprising 2d KGV (2), 6d. Kangaroo, 10d. Federal Parliament (Melbourne) and 2d. Ferns, each affixed to card (38x65mm) lettered "A" to "E" and dated "17th May 1923". Unique. PhotoNote: These essays are not listed in Brusden White. They represented a speculative venture by De La Rue to print stamps in Australia. However, Australia's policy of the time was to have all stamp production carried out domestically. Exc...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1927-36 mint and used collection including1928 Exhibition 3d. pane of four mint and a used pane cancelled in red and blue-green, 1929 Air 3d mint block of four with one showing long wing, 1929 Centenary of WA 1½d. with re-entry mint and used and mint top left corner blocks of four with Plate Nos. 1 to 12, 1930 Sturt 1½d. mint top left corner blocks of four showing Plate Nos. 1 to 8, 1931 Kingsford Smith 2d., 3d. and 6d. mint imprint blocks of four plus 6d. imprint block of eight with one showing re-entry, 1931 Air 6d. mint imprint block of...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1927 Canberra 1½d. presentation die proof in carmine-lake on thick paper (80x95mm.), no endorsements, fine. BW 132DP(9)B, $12,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1927 Canberra 1½d. brownish lake vertical pair, variety imperforate between, fine mint. S.G. 105a, £5500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1927 Canberra 1½d. brownish lake vertical pair, variety imperforate between, hinge remnant otherwise fine mint. S.G. 105a, £5500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1928 Melbourne Exhibition, 1d. stamp design competition essay incorporating coats of arms for member states, handpainted in blue on waxed card (46x52mm.) marked "etch" at foot. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1928 Melbourne Exhibition 3d. blue sheetlet, variety imperforate, fine mint. This sheetlet, [5] from the top right corner was from the unperforated sheet of 15 panes printed at the 1928 Philatelic Exhibition at Melbourne Town Hall and subsequently presented to King George V. One of the major highlights of the collection and a magnificent exhibition showpiece of the highest quality. Drury Certificate (2012). S.G. MS106a, £200,000; BW 133MSb, $350,000. PhotoNote: When included in the Royal Collection the full miniature sheet was too big fo...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1929 Air 3d. die proof in green on white wove paper (105x78mm.), fine. Unique. With letter dated 9 May 1929 from the Postmaster-General's Department presenting this proof to John Ash, the Commonwealth Stamp Printer. BW 134DP(1), $20,000. Photoprovenance:Harmers auction, October 1978Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1929 Western Australia Centenary progressive undenominated die proof in dull scarlet on thin paper (95x74mm.) showing swan completed but remainder of design in outline only, marked "Proof from steel plate 20/3/1929", fine Unique. BW 138DP(1), $20,000. Photoprovenance:The estate of John Ash, Commonwealth Stamp PrinterHarmers auction, October 1978Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1931 Kingsford Smith progressive undenominated die proof in green on thin glazed paper (114x72mm; trimmed at foot), fine. Very rare, one of two recorded.. BW 141DP(1), $20,000. PhotoNote: The aircraft is flying in the opposite direction to that shown on the issued designs. On the advice of Kingsford Smith, the aircraft was changed to accord with the direction flown on his circumnavigation of the globe.provenance:The estate of John Ash, Commonwealth Stamp PrinterHarmers auction, October 1978Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1932 1/- Lyrebird Chambon "essay", perf 13 in bright red on unwatermarked white wove paper, fine. BW 145PP(1)A, $1000. PhotoNote: The so-called "Chambon essays", with "australia" and "one shilling" scored through on the die, were printed by France's Stamp Printing Works on their Chambon printing presses, apparently in connection with efforts of the French authorities to sell Chambon intaglio equipment to the Note Printing Branch.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view T...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge recess 2d., 3d. and 5/- tied by "sydney harbour bridge" c.d.s. on illustrated first day cover to Perth, showing "Sydney Harbour Bridge/n.e. pylon" registration label and marked "Posted on Bridge During Opening Celebrations", fine. Rare. BW 148y, $5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- blue-green, a complete mint sheet (5x4) with Ash imprint and plate dot at upper right, mounted in the selvedge only, small adherence at top otherwise very fine. Drury Certificate (2012). S.G. 143, £8500; BW 148za/zd, $31,250. Photoprovenance:Stuart Hardy, November 2012Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- blue-green, a strip of three with Ash imprint, the two end stamps with slight gum disturbance otherwise fine mint. S.G. 143; BW 148zf, $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- blue-green showing retouch left centre of bridge, fine and lightly cancelled. BW 148e, $750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1934 Macarthur 2d. carmine-red (dark hills) imperforate plate proof block of four on ungummed unwatermarked paper, the lower pair with pressed horizontal crease, otherwise fine. Very rare, only this block and a single have been recorded. BW 158PP(1), $20,000. Photoprovenance:The estate of John Ash, Australian Stamp PrinterHarmers auction, October 1978Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V Commemoratives1935 Anzac 1/- black, a perf 13½x12½ plate proof on watermarked paper, fine unmounted mint. BW 165PP(1), $2750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George V CommemorativesOfficial StampsA predominantly mint collection including 1928 Exhibition 3d. block of four, 1929 Air 3d. (Type A) top left corner blocks of four with Plate Nos 1, 2, 3 and 4 (2), 1929 WA 1½d. imprint block of eight and top right corner blocks of four with Plate Nos 9 and 10, 1930 Sturt 1½d. imprint block of eight and 3d. imprint block of four, 1931 Kingsford Smith 2d. imprint block of eight and a single mint and used (7 including corner block of four), 3d. unmounted mint and used (7 including corner block of four), 1931 Air 6d. mint (5 in...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing Edward VIII1936 essays for a projected 2d. value prepared by the Note and Stamp Printing Branch, Melbourne, seven stamp-size photographic essays affixed to card (165x100mm.) marked on reverse "8A" to "14A", initialled and dated "7/5/36". Photoprovenance:Harmers auction, October 1978James B. Williamson, September 1981Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing Edward VIII1936 2d. enlarged artist's essay (165x190mm.) by David Pullen with vignette drawn in pencil and frame handpainted in black plus pen and ink, executed on thick card (crack in lower half). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian Commonwealthc.1937 Commonwealth of Australia, Postmaster-General's Department presentation folder containing sixty-eight stamps either overprinted "specimen" or cancelled to order including Kangaroos to £2, KGV Heads and Commemoratives, fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1937-52 King George VI complete mint and used collection housed in two Oriel albums with slipcases, all neatly mounted and written-up, imprint blocks throughout including 1937-49 perf 13½x14 3d. Dies IIa and II blocks of four with Ash imprint, Robes 5/- chalky paper with Ash and By Authority, 10/- chalky paper with Ash and By Authority, thin paper with By Authority (mint and used), £1 chalky paper with Ash (2) and thin paper with By Authority, 1937 NSW, 1940 Forces (2 sets) and 194950 Arms set of four with By Authority, watermark varieties and coil stam...

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1938 Robes 10/- and £1, both overprinted "specimen", both with hinge remnant, fine mint. Ceremuga Certificate (2011) for £1. S.G. 177s-178s, £870; BW 214x, 216x, $780Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1944 2d. die proof in bright purple on white wove paper, inset on thick card (89x89mm.), fine. An unrecorded example, of the two previously known one was in the Arthur Gray collection, the other is in the Royal Collection. BW 228DP(1), $15,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1945 Duke and Duchess of Gloucester 2½d. lake, 3½d. bright blue and 5½d. indigo die proofs on white wove paper, mounted in composite sunken frame (156x135mm.) signed and dated "19.2.45". Six sets of die proofs were prepared for presentation purposes. BW 233/4/5DP(1), $15,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1946 Peace 2½d. carmine, 3½d. blue and 5½d. deep green die proofs on white wove paper, each mounted in sunken frame and glued into a blue folder, fine. Five sets of die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered 1C, 1C and 36 respectively and were presented to Sir G. Chippendall, Assistant Director-General of the P.M.G.'s Department. BW 236-238DP(1), $15,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1946 Peace 2½d. scarlet marginal block of four without watermark, fine mint. BW 236a, $500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1946 Mitchell 2½d. lake, 3½d. blue and 1/- green die proofs on white wove paper, each mounted in sunken frame, fine. Five sets of die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. BW 239-241DP(1), $15,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1947 Newcastle, 2½d. lake, 3½d. blue and 5½d. green die proofs on white wove paper, each mounted in sunken frame, fine. Ten sets of die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "22", "24" and "31" respectively. BW 242-244DP(1), $10,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1947 Newcastle, 2½d. lake imperforate top right corner block of four, fine unmounted mint. BW 242b, $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1947 Princess Elizabeth, 1d. slate-purple die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Ten die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "27". BW 245DP(1), $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1948-49 1/3d. Hereford Bull in brown-purple, 1/6d. Hermes in grey-black and 2/- Aboriginal Art in chocolate, each a die proof on white wove paper and mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs of each were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "26", "17" and "36" respectively. BW 260DP(1), 261DP(1), 263DP(1), $12,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1949-51 Arms 5/- carmine, 10/- purple, £1 blue and £2 green die proofs on white wove paper, each mounted in a sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs of each were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "28", "9", "9" and "10" respectively. BW 268-271DP(1), $24,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1948 (July) Farrer 2½d. in scarlet and (Sept.) Mueller 2½d. in carmine-lake, both a die proof on white wove paper mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs of each were produced for presentation purposes. They are numbered "26" and "52" respectively. BW 272DP(1), 273DP(1), $7000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1948 (Nov.) Scout Jamboree 2½d. die proof in carmine-lake on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "9" and presented to D. Cameron, the Postmaster-General. BW 274DP(1), $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1949 (June) Lawson 2½d. in maroon and (Nov.) Bunbury 2½d. in carmine-lake, both die proofs on white wove paper mounted in sunken frame. Eight die proofs of both were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "22" and "11" respectively. BW 275DP(1), 277DP(1), $6500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1949 (Oct.) UPU 3½d. die proof in ultramarine on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "16" and presented to D. Cameron, the Postmaster-General. BW 276DP(1), $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1950-52 Definitives, 1½d. in deep green, 2d. in dull green, 2½d. in scarlet and in chocolate and 3d. in scarlet, each a die proof on white wove paper mounted in sunken card, fine. Eight die proofs of each were produced for presentation purposes. They are numbered "27", "9", "33", "19" and "8" respectively. BW 247-251DP(1), $16,500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1950 (Aug.) Aborigine 8½d. die proof in brown on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "32" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 258DP(1), $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1950 (Sept.) Centenary of Postage Stamps, 2½d. se-tenant die proof pair in maroon on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "11" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 278/9DP(1), $5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1951 (May) 50th Anniversary of Founding of Commonwealth, 3d. carmine-lake se-tenant pair, 5½d. blue and 1/6d. brown die proofs on white wove paper, each mounted in sunken card, fine. Eight sets of die proofs were prepared for presentation purposes. These are numbered "11", "19" and "23" respectively. BW 280/1-283DP(1), $12,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1951 (July) Gold and Responsible Government Centenaries, 3d. se-tenant die proof pair in maroon on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were prepared for presentation purposes. This is numbered "23" and presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 284/5DP(1), $5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1951-52 Definitives, 3½d. brown-purple, 4½d. red, 6½d. brown, 7½d. blue and 1/0½d. indigo die proofs on white wove paper, each mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs of each were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "23", "12", "14", "14" and "18" respectively. BW 253-255DP(1), 257DP(1), 259DP(1), $18,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1952-65 complete mint and used pre-decimal collection housed in four Oriel albums with slipcases, including blocks of four, first day covers, booklet panes, coils, State Officials etc.; items of note include 1954 Royal Visit 3½d. blocks (2) with re-entries, 1954 Antarctic Research fdc (3) from Macquarie Is., Heard Is. and Mawson, 1963 5d. booklet stamps (3) on helecon paper used and 1963-65 Navigators set overprinted "specimen". A fine lot and a sound basis upon which to expandSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Prem...

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1952 (Nov.) Pan-Pacific Scout Jamboree 2½d. maroon die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "27" and presented to W.L. Russell of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 286DP(1), $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthKing George VI1952 (Mar.) Aborigine 2/6d. die proof in sepia on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This numbered "12" and presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 265DP(1), $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1953 (Feb.) Produce Food 3d. green and 3½d. scarlet die proofs in se-tenant strips of three on white wove paper and mounted in sunken cards, fine. Eight sets of die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. Both are numbered "2" and presented to H.L. Anthony, the Postmaster-General. BW 287-292DP(1), $18,000. PhotoNote: As original die proofs do not exist for these stamps, these proofs, although issued in the series of presentation die proofs and generally referred to as such, must in fact be plate proofs cut from imperforate sheets.Subject to...

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1953-56 Definitive 1d. purple, 2½d. blue, 3d. green, 3½d. carmine-red and 6½d. orange (a little soiled) die proofs on white wove paper, each mounted in sunken card, fine. Eight die proofs of each were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "25", "24", "29", "53" and "26" respectively and were presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 293-296, 298DP(1), $15,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1953 (May) Coronation 3½d. carmine-red, 7½d. violet and 2/- grey-green die proofs on white wove paper mounted in sunken card, fine. Eight such die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "29", "25" and "17" respectively. BW 300/1/2DP(1), $10,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1953 (Sept.) Young Farmers Club 3½d. red-brown and green, (Nov.) Tasmanian Stamp Centenary 3d. rose-red (fine), 1954 (Feb.) Royal Visit 3½d. rose-red, 7½d. purple and 2/- grey-green and (Apr.) Telegraph Centenary 3½d. brown-red, 1955 (Feb.) Rotary 3½d. claret (fine), (Sept.) Nursing 3½d. reddish violet, (Oct.) Nursing 3½d. bright green and (Sept.) Responsible Government 3½d. lake die proofs on white wove paper, each mounted in sunken frame, all with varying amounts of affixative staining unless otherwise stated. Eight die proofs of each were produce...

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1953 (Sept.) Tasmanian Sesquicentary 3½d. maroon se-tenant pair and 2/- emerald die proofs on white wove paper, both mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight sets of die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "30" and "18" respectively and were presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 304-306DP(1), $8000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1954 (June) 40th Anniversary of Australian Red Cross 3½d. ultramarine and red die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. This is numbered "39" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 312DP(1), $4000. PhotoNote: The red cross is handpainted.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1954 (Aug.) Western Australia Stamp Centenary 3½d. black die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "12" and was presented to Sir G. Chippendall, Director-General of the P.M.G.'s Department. BW 313DP(1), $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1954 (Sept.) Railway Centenary 3½d. red-brown die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "30" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 314DP(1), $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1954 (Nov.) Australian Antarctic Research Expeditions 3½d. black die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "25" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 315DP(1), $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1954 (Dec.)-55 Olympic Games 2/- deep blue and 2/- bluish green die proofs on white wove paper, both mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs of both were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "15" and "34" respectively and presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 316-317DP(1), $8000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1955-57 Definitives, 4d. claret, 7½d. violet, 10d. grey-blue, 1/0½d. dull violet-blue and 1/7d. red-brown die proofs on white wove paper, each mounted in sunken card, fine. Eight die proofs of each were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "43", "40", "36", "42" and "59" respectively and were presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 319, 321-324DP(1), $15,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1955 (May) Australian-American Friendship 3½d. bright violet-blue die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Nine die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "28" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 325DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1955 (July) Pioneers of Coaching 3½d. chocolate and 2/- red-brown die proofs on white wove paper, both mounted in a sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs of both were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "37" and "12" respectively. BW 326-327DP(1), $7000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1955 (Aug.) Y.M.C.A. Centenary 3½d. grey-green and red die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "18" and was presented to Sir. D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 328DP(1), $4000. PhotoNote: The red triangle is handpainted.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1956 (Oct.) Olympic Games 4d. lake and 7½d. blue die proofs on white wove paper, both mounted in sunken frame, the 7½d. with light affixative stain at right and at foot, the 4d. fine. Eight die proofs of both were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "12" and "20" respectively and were presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 332-333DP(1), $8000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1956 (Oct.) Olympic Games, 3½d. lake unissued booklet stamp with interpanneau margin at right, fine unmounted mint. Rare. Ceremuga Certificate (2008). BW 332E(1), $10,000. PhotoNote: The unissued 3½d. booklet stamp did not exist in private hands until the Australia Post archival sales of 1987-88, when 40 examples were released. These comprise a block of 12 with plate number, four panes of 6 and four singles. The block of 12 has since been divided.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pleas...

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1957 (Apr.) South Australia Government Centenary 4d. red-brown die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "25" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 336DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1957 (Aug.) Flying Doctor 7d. blue die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "23" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 337DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1957 (Nov.) Christmas 3½d. red and 4d. purple die proofs on white wove paper, both mounted in a sunken card, fine. Eight die proofs of both were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "13" and "20" respectively and were presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 338-339DP(1), $6000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1958 (Jan.) First Australian "Round the World" Flight 2/- deep blue and (Feb.) War Memorial 5½d. red-brown se-tenant pair die proofs on white wove paper, both mounted in a sunken frame and both with a touch of soiling in the margins, otherwise fine. Eight die proofs of both were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "22" and "26" respectively and were presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 340-341DP(1), $8500Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information pl...

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1958 (Aug.) Anniversary of First Trans-Tasman Flight 8d. blue die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Nine die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "27" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 343DP(1), $3500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1958 (Sept.) 75th Anniversary of Broken Hill 4d. sepia die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Nine die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "27" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 344DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1958 (Nov.) Christmas 3½d. red and 4d. reddish violet die proofs on white wove paper, both mounted in a sunken frame, fine. Nine die proofs of both were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "33" and "16" respectively and were presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 345-346DP(1), $6000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1959-63 Definitives, 1d. slate-purple, 3d. blue-green, 3½d. dark green, 4d. lake and 5d. deep blue (Type B) die proofs on white wove paper, each mounted in sunken card, fine. Eight or nine (3d.) die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "33", "27", "56", "39" and "16" respectively and were presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW Cat. $15,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1959-64 Fauna 6d. Banded Anteater die proof in brown on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eleven die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "22" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 357DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1959-64 Fauna 9d. Kangaroos die proof in sepia on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Nine die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "39" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 360DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1959-64 Fauna 11d. Rabbit Bandicoot 11d. die proof in deep blue on white wove paper, mounted in sunken card, fine. Ten die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "32" and was presented to F.D. Manley of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 361DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1959-64 Fauna 1/- Platypus die proof in deep green on white wove paper, mounted in sunken card, fine. Nine die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "28" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 363DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1959-64 Fauna 1/2d. Tasmanian Tiger die proof in purple on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Ten die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "8" and was presented to F.D. Manley of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 364DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1959-64 Flora 1/6d. Christmas Bells in carmine on yellow, 2/- Flannel Flowers in blue, 2/3d. Wattle in green on yellow, 2/5d. Banksia in brown on yellow and 3/- Waratah in rose-red, each a die proof on white wove paper and mounted in a sunken card, fine. Nine die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. These are numbered "65", "40", "51", "41" and 58" respectively and were presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW Cat. $15,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more...

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1959-64 5/- Cattle Industry die proof in purple-brown on white wove paper, mounted in sunken card, fine. Nine die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "41" and was presented to F.D. Manley of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 373DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1959 (Apr.) Post Office Anniversary 4d. indigo die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Nine die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "52" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 374DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1959 (Apr.) Queensland Self-Government Centenary 4d. green and violet (handpainted) die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Nine die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "31" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 375DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1959 (Nov.) Christmas 5d. reddish violet die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Nine die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "20" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 376DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1960 (Aug.) Girl Guide Movement Anniversary 5d. deep ultramarine die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eleven die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "33" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 377DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1960 (Sept.) Centenary of Northern Territory Exploration 5d. magenta die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken card, signed by recipient, fine. Eleven die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "70" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 378DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1960 (Oct.) 100th Melbourne Cup 5d. sepia die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken card, fine. Eleven die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "40" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 379DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1960 (Nov.) Queensland Stamp Centenary 5d. deep green die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken card, fine. Eleven die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "31" and was presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 380DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1960 (Nov.) Christmas 5d. carmine-lake, 1962 (July) Stuart 5d. carmine-lake and (Sept.) Woman 5d. deep green, 1963 (Feb.) Royal Visit 5d. green and 2/3d. maroon, (Aug.) Export 5d. bright red, (Oct.) Definitive 5d. green and (Oct.) Christmas 5d. blue, each a die proof on white wove paper and mounted in a sunken frame, all with some affixative staining in varying degrees. BW Cat. $24,000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1961 (June) Colombo Plan 1/- red-brown die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Ten die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "18" and was presented to J.R.W. Purves of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 382DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1961 (Sept.) Dame Nellie Melba 5d. deep blue die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Ten die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "28" and was presented to J.R.W. Purves of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 384DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1961 (Nov.) Christmas 5d. brown die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Ten die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "31" and was presented to W.L. Russell of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 385DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1962 (Oct.) Christmas 5d. violet die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Ten die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "7" and was presented to W.L. Russell of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 389DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1963 (Mar.) Canberra 5d. deep blue-green die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Ten die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "5" and presented to W.L. Russell of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 394DP(1), $3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1963 (Oct.) Navigator 4/- blue die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Ten die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "5" and presented to W.L. Russell of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW 404DP(1), $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1965 (Aug.) Hargrave 5d. with margin at left, variety purple (value) omitted, fine unmounted mint. S.G. 379a, £500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1965 (Oct.) Christmas 5d., a lower left corner example with brown almost totally omitted, fine unmounted mint. Rare, this being the listed error. Ceremuga Certificate (2004). S.G. 381c, £5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthQueen Elizabeth II1966-2007 collection of decimal issues, including Australian Antarctic Territory, Christmas Island and Cocos Islands, in twenty-six Oriel albums with slipcases, twenty-eight S.G. Philatelic albums with slipcases, cover albums (5) plus various loose, all housed in fourteen boxes, included are mint and used singles blocks of four or larger mint and used, gutter pairs/multiples including traffic lights, miniature sheets/sheetlets, reprints, Specimen stamps, booklets, framas, counter printed labels, maxim cards, pre-paid postcards etc. An amazing lot o...

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1902 (July) ½d., 1d. (4), 4d. (4) and 8d. overprinted "specimen" (Type 1) reading vertically upwards, ½d. (2), 2d. (2), 3d. (3) and 6d. (2) overprinted "specimen" (Type 1) reading vertically downwards, most with hinge remnant, fine mint. S.G. D1-D7; BW Cat. $2000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1902 (July) perf 11½, 12 ½d. (3), 1d. (2), 2d. (3), 3d., 4d. (2), 6d. (2, one with watermark inverted), 8d. (2) and 5/-, perf 11½, 12 compound with 11 1d. and 2d. (thin at top) plus perf 11 1d. (2, both with manuscript cancel), fine mint. S.G. D1-D12, £1870; BW D1-D11, $2500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1902-04 perf 11½, 12 ½d. (2), 1d. (2), 2d., 3d., 4d., 5d. and 2/-, perf 11½, 12 compound with 11 ½d., 1d., 2d., 3d., 5d. (5), 10d. (light stain at lower left), 1/- pair (used), 2/- and 5/- (short perf at right), perf 11 ½d., 1d., 2d., 3d. (2, one used), 4d. (used), 6d. (3), 8d., 10d., 1/- and 5/- (used); condition generally fine. S.G. Cat. £4300 approxSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1902-04 perf 11½, 12 5d. (4), 10d. (5), 1/- (7) and 2/- (5), perf 11½, 12 compound with 11 ½d., 2d. (4), 3d. (2), 4d. (4), 8d. (2) and 5/- (4), and perf 11 1d. (2), 6d. (2), 10/- (2) and 20/- (3, one a fraction toned), each overprinted "specimen" (various types), a few slightly toned though generally fine mint. BW Cat. $6900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1902-04 perf 11 10/- dull green, fine unmounted mint. Rare. S.G. D43, £2000; BW D44, $7500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1902-04 perf 11 20/- dull green, some hinge remnants, fine mint. Rare. S.G. D44, £4250: BW D45, $6500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1906-08 watermark Crown over A, perf 11½, 12 compound with 11 ½d. (2), 1d. (2), 2d. (watermark inverted), 3d. (a few black marks on reverse), 4d. (2) and 6d. (2), most with a hinge remnant, otherwise fine mint. S.G. D45-D50, £1414Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1906-08 watermark Crown over A, perf 11½, 12 compound with 11, 3d. green, hinge remnant at top otherwise fine mint. Scarce. S.G. D48, £700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1906-08 watermark Crown over A, perf 11, 1d. green with watermark inverted, hinge remnant and one lightly toned perf at top, otherwise fine mint. Very rare. S.G. D51aw, £3000; BW D48, $4500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1907 (July - Sept.) watermark Crown over A inverted, perf 11½x11, ½d. (3, one used), 1d. (2, one used), 2d. (2, one used), 4d. (2, one used without watermark) and 6d. (2, one used and apparently without watermark; the mint with traces of spotting on reverse), fine. S.G. D53-D57, £1575Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1908-09 stroke after figure of value, perf 11½x11 1/- and 5/- (4, one marginal), fine mint. S.G. D58-D59, £1130Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1908-09 stroke after figure of value, perf 11 2/- dull green, fine appearance, a fraction gum toned otherwise fine mint. Scarce. S.G. D60, £1000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1908-09 stroke after figure of value, perf 11 10/- dull green, fine mint. Rare. S.G. D61, £2500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1908-09 stroke after figure of value, perf 11 20/- dull green, the odd shortish perf otherwise fine mint. Very rare. S.G. D62, £7000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1909-10 watermark Crown over A, perf 12x12½ ½d. (2), 1d. (3, one Die II), 2d. (4, two Die II and one with manuscript cancel), 3d., 4d. (marginal), 6d. (marginal), 1/- (2), 2/-, 5/-, 10/- and £1, fine mint. S.G. D63-D75, £1141. Photo for £1Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1913-23 thin paper, perf 12½ ½d. (2, one with watermark inverted), perf 11 ½d. (2, one with watermark sideways) and 1d. (2, one with watermark sideways), perf 14 ½d. (2, one Harrison), 1d. (4, one used and two Harrison), 2d. (2, one used - Harrison), 3d. (2, one used), 4d. (4 used, one with watermark sideways and one Harrison) and 1/-; fine. S.G. D76-D85, £1200+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1913-23 thin paper, perf 14 3d. rosine and apple-green, variety watermark sideways, centred to lower right, fine mint. Very rare. S.G. D82a, £7500; BW D100a, $5500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1913-23 thin paper, perf 14 4d. carmine and pale yellow, variety watermark sideways, centred to lower left, fine unmounted mint. Very scarce. S.G. D83ba, £1000. Photo; BW D101a, $1500+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1913-23 thin paper, perf 14 10/- scarlet and pale yellow-green with "JBC" monogram, fine mint. Rare. S.G. D86; BW D103za, $7500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1913-23 thin paper, perf 14 10/- scarlet and pale yellow-green, centred to lower right, fine mint. S.G. D86, £1400; BW D103, $1750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1913-23 thin paper, perf 14 £1 scarlet and pale yellow-green, centred to top, fine very lightly mounted mint. S.G. D87, £950; BW D104, $1350. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthPostage Due Stamps1922-60 mint collection including 1922-30 perf 14 ½d. to 6d. and perf 11 4d. (2 of each), 1931-36 C of A perf 11 ½d. to 1/-, 1938 perf 14½x14 ½d. to 1/- plus ½d., 2d., 3d., 4d. and 1/- blocks of four and 1d., 2d., 4d. and 6d. pairs with Ash imprint, and ½d. and 4d. blocks of four with By Authority imprint, 1946-57 redrawn ½d. to 1/- in By Authority imprint blocks of four and singles plus 2d. blocks of four (3) with Ash imprint, 1953-59 1/- to 5/- in blocks of four with By Authority imprint and 1958-60 ½d. to 2/-; condition generally fine. S.G. D91-...

(x) Australian CommonwealthBritish Commonwealth Occupation Force (Japan)½d. to 5/- sets (2) with both 5/-, ½d. to 5/- in lower left corner blocks of four with imprint with additional 2/-, ½d. to 1/- in imprint gutter blocks of six, 1d. imprint block of four and singles (2) with blue-black overprint, 1/- imprint block of eight with one showing wrong fount "6", all fine mint; also ½d. to 5/- set of seven on cover to Sydney. S.G. J1-J7aSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthAirmails1926 Cobham flights comprising (Aug.) envelope registered from Darwin to Sydney franked at 8½d., (3 Sept.) envelope flown from London to Darwin and back, signed by Cobham and with "Carried by Mr. Alan Cobham's de Havilland machine on his flight to Australia" label on reverse, envelope (faults) from Australia to London bearing KGV 1½d. tied by Cobham's signature and showing similar label on reverse, and (27 Sept.) envelope from Baghdad to London franked at 6a. with stamps tied by framed "by air/Iraq to Great Britain/with Alan Cobham"; also 1930 (Feb.) envelope...

(x) Australian CommonwealthAustralian Antarctic Territory1957 (Mar.) 2/- blue die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "20" and presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW AAT1DP(1), $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthAustralian Antarctic Territory1959 (Dec.) 5d. on 4d. brown die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Nine die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "18" and presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW AAT2DP(1), $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthAustralian Antarctic Territory1959 (Dec.) 1/- deep blue-green die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, light marks at top and at foot due to affixative otherwise fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "17" and presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW AAT5DP(1), $4000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthAustralian Antarctic Territory1959 (Dec.) 2/3d. green die proof on white wove paper, mounted in sunken frame, fine. Eight die proofs were produced for presentation purposes. This is numbered "18" and presented to Sir D. Lindsay of the Stamp Advisory Committee. BW AAT6DP(1), $4500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Australian CommonwealthForty-two Oriel albums in maroon each with a slipcase, good conditionSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesEarly Letters and Handstamps1819 (21 Mar.) entire letter to Basingstoke, rated "1/4", showing good to fine strike of circular undated "sydney/new-south-wales" handstamp (Type S1) and step-type "portsmouth/ship letter" in red; a little soiled and some wear along folds. The interesting contents include "Colony is healthy and fruitful...We shall do very well here...children are educated free...There are about twenty thousand English people in this colony". A most desirable example of Australia's first postal marking. Very rare, only seventeen examples are recorded, of which onl...

(x) New South WalesEarly Letters and Handstamps1835 (15 Mar.) entire to Sydney, rated "4", showing good to fine strike of circular undated "parramatta/nsw" handstamp (Type C1) with Crowned "general post office/sydney" oval d.s. alongside. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesEarly Letters and Handstamps1835 (15 Apr.) entire to Sydney, rated "8" (deleted) and "1/4", showing mainly fine strike of circular undated "campbell-town/nsw" handstamp (Type C2) with Crowned "general post office/sydney" oval d.s. in opposite corner. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesEarly Letters and Handstamps1837 (Apr.) entire to Sydney, rated "10", showing good to fine strike of circular undated "goulburn/nsw" handstamp (Type C16) with poor Crowned "general post office/sydney" oval d.s. alongside. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesEarly Letters and Handstamps1839 (30 Nov.) entire to London, rated "1/2", showing light strike of frame "parramatta/post paid" and "paid ship letter/sydney" oval d.s., both in red, with arrival datestamp on reverse. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1845 (4 Feb.) entire addressed to Dr. Fullerton, Pitt Street, showing a faint strike of the Sydney 2d. circular embossed handstamp with Crowned "free" c.d.s. in red alongside; Holcombe Certificate (1996). Also 1849 1d. Queen's Head in blue, 6d. Crown and Wreath (2) in vermilion and in blue, and 1/- Lion on Crown in black essays by John Carmichael, all on wove paper, and 1850-51 Sydney View 1d. lithographed essay by Robert Clayton in vermilion on thin paper and 1d. plate proof block of four in pale red on card; also forgery pair on blue paper and a single. Photo for entireS...

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewOne Penny Plate ICarmine [12], reddish rose pairs [9-10] and [19-20], and single [18], brownish red [1], pale red pair on piece, all on soft yellowish paper, and hard bluish paper pale red [14], all with clear margins, fine used. Cat. £3850. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsOne Penny Plate IA complete used reconstruction in a range of shades and papers comprising a pair and singles (23), the majority with four margins, many fine. Cat. £12,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsOne Penny Plate IIVermilion [8] and dull carmine on soft yellowish paper, lake, dull carmine (4, one without clouds) and brownish red (5, one with no trees on hill and two with hill unshaded), all with four margins, generally fine used. Cat. £4800+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsOne Penny Plate IIDull carmine pair on bluish paper, [2-3], good to large margins, clearly cancelled "32" (Berrima), fine. S.G. 11, £750. Photoprovenance:M. Ferrari, April 1922 (3rd sale)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsOne Penny Plate IIVermilion pair, [17-18], with small to good margins and a single [17] with small to good margins and cancelled "53" (Balranald), both on laid paper, fine. S.G. 14, £1950. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsOne Penny Plate IIVermilion pair on laid paper, [14-15 without clouds], small to good margins, lightly cancelled leaving variety clear, fine. S.G. 14/14c, £1850. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsOne Penny Plate IIA complete reconstruction in a range of shades and paper, comprising pairs (5) and singles (15), many with four margins, condition a little mixed. Cat. £10,000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IEarly impressions (3, one on piece and one with pen-cancel removed - ex Manwood), intermediate impression pair and single, and later impressions (4, two from the lower row partially retouched), various shades all with four margins, generally fine used. Cat. £3000+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IEarly impression greyish blue with sheet margin at foot and large margins on the other sides, [17], on piece with 1d. Plate I (touched at left), fine. S.G. 15, £550+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IWorn impression, greyish blue L-shaped block three with sheet margin at foot, [1/13-14], the lower pair retouched, cancelled by dumb obliterator; some small thins though of fine appearance. A rare multiple. S.G. 17/19. Photoprovenance:G.J. HutsonV.P. Manwood, November 1995Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IVery worn impression, dull blue block of five from the foot of the sheet with lower row partially retouched, [8-9/19-21], very lightly cancelled "35" (Goulburn); scissor-cut between [9] and [21] and the block with traces of light soiling in places and the odd very minor tone spot on reverse. The largest known multiple. S.G. 18/20. Photoprovenance:Victor Frankenstein, May 2000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IA complete used reconstruction in a range of shades and impressions, comprising pairs (2) and singles (21), most with four margins, condition generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IIEarly impressions, a used selection (7) in a range of shades and positions including [1] shading outside of fan, [3] inner circle intersects the fan, [10] pick and shovel omitted and [20] no whip, all with four margins, condition generally good to fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IIEarly impression, lilac-blue with good to large margins, fine. S.G. 22, £1300. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IIEarly impression, grey-blue, [23] with "crevit" omitted, good to large margins, cancelled "39" (Cooma), fine. S.G. 23g, £950. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IIIntermediate impression, dull blue strip of four, [18-21], showing the first state of the retouches, each cancelled "58" (Clarence Town), [18] with 1mm. tear at foot, fine; also a single, [22], with mainly large margins, fine. S.G. 28. Photoprovenance:Dr. W.R.D. Wiggins, November 1981 (strip)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IIWorn impressions, a used selection (7) in a range of shades and positions including [1] shading outside the fan, [3] inner circle intersects the fan, [10] pick and shovel omitted, [13] "crevit" omitted and [20] no whip, all with four margins, condition generally good to fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IIIA pair and singles (4, one with no whip, one with fan with 6 segments and one with double lines on bale), all with four margins, generally fine used. Cat £1900Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IVA pair and singles (10, two on laid paper), various shades and impressions, varieties include hill not shaded, fan with 6 segments, no clouds, retouch, no waves and a pair with one showing "penoe", all with four margins, generally fine; also Plate V (4, one on laid paper)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsTwo Pence Plate IVHard greyish wove paper, dull blue block of four, [11-12/23-24], clear to very large margins, smudged dumb obliterator cancels, tiny scissor-cut between [12] and [24], fine. A rare multiple. S.G. 37. Photoprovenance:Victor Frankenstein, May 2000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsThree PencePlate proof in deep green on card, small to good margins, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsThree PenceA used range comprising soft yellowish paper (3), bluish to grey wove paper (6 including a pair; one with no whip on piece with Laureated 2d. and one with "sigiium"), and laid paper (2), all with four margins, generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsThree PenceYellowish wove paper, yellow-green (2), [18 - no whip] and [21], both with large margins, used with Pl. I 2d. blue retouched (2), [20] and [21], with large margins, all on piece cancelled "9" (Bathurst), fine. A remarkable piece. S.G. 39, 19. Photoprovenance:A. Caspary, October 1958V.P. Manwood, November 1995Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsThree PenceBluish wove paper, yellow-green block of four, [11-12/16-17], large even margins, each cancelled "64" (West Maitland), some traces of filled thins, otherwise fine. Very rare, nine used blocks of the 3d. are recorded, including the block of eight on cover and two blocks of four on covers. S.G. 42. Photoprovenance:Dr. W.R.D. Wiggins, November 1981V.P. Manwood, November 1995Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsThree PenceBluish wove paper, emerald-green with large even margins, used with Laureated 6d. grey-brown Pl. I pair, [8-9], with [8] showing variety "walls", clear to good margins, all cancelled by dumb obliterator, fine. Photoprovenance:V.P. Manwood, November 1995Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsThree PenceA complete used reconstruction in various shades and papers, comprising a pair and singles (23), many with four margins, condition a little mixedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsCovers1850 (22 May) entire letter from Merriwa to England, bearing 2d. dull blue Pl. I worn impression (touched at top) and 3d. yellow-green on yellowish paper, both cancelled by barred oval with manuscript "77", and showing manuscript "8", part "paid ship letter/sydney" d.s. in red and, on reverse, illegible crown datestamp with manuscript "Merriwa" above. An attractive franking. B.P.A. Certificate (2002). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsCovers1851 (23 Mar.) local envelope addressed to the Captain of H.M.S. Acheron at Sydney, bearing 1d. dull carmine Pl. II on yellowish paper just tied by dumb obliterator and framed "6/oclock" handstamp and showing, on reverse, "sydney/new south wales" c.d.s. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1850-51 Sydney ViewsCovers1851 (12 May) double rate entire letter from Sydney to Adelaide, marked "p. Wild Irish Girl", bearing 3d. yellow-green on greyish paper (2), [1] and [2], tied by dumb obliterator and blue "g.p.o./south australia" arrival datestamp; the adhesives with slight stains and one with small corner crease. The contents refer to yesterday's mails to South America mistakenly put by P.O. on board ship to California. Photoprovenance:Victor Frankenstein, May 2000Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information ple...

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesUnwatermarkedThe used collection comprising 1d. with yellowish paper pair and singles (2, one unused - heavy horizontal crease), bluish medium paper pairs (3) and singles (9, one with no leaves right of "south", one with two leaves right of "south" and one with variety "wale") and laid bluish paper pair and singles (2); 2d. with Pl. I thick yellowish paper unused (regummed and touched at top), fine impression pairs (2) and singles (2), worn plate strip of five and singles (5), and blue wove paper worn plate singles (2), Pl. II medium bluish wove paper...

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesUnwatermarked3d. used reconstruction in a range of shades and papers, comprising a block of four, pairs (3, one vertical) and singles (40), condition very mixed as to be expected with a lot of this natureSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesUnwatermarked6d. grey-brown Pl. II pair used with 2d. deep Prussian blue worn Pl. II (fault at top) and 3d. emerald-green on thick blue wove paper, each neatly cancelled "26" (Shoalhaven) and hinged to piece of the same size. Attractive. Photoprovenance:V.P. Manwood, November 1995Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesUnwatermarked6d. Pl. I, a complete used reconstruction in a range of impressions and shades, comprising pairs (2) and singles (21), condition mixed as to be expected with a lot of this natureSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesUnwatermarked6d. Pl. II, a complete used reconstruction in a range of impressions and shades, comprising a pair and singles (23), all touched or cut-into, condition mixed; also a complete reprinted sheet by Van DyckSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesUnwatermarked8d., a complete used reconstruction in a range of impressions and shades, comprising a pair and singles (48), virtually all touched or cut-into, condition mixed as to be expected with a lot of this natureSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesUnwatermarkedRegistered 6d., fourteen examples on soft medium yellowish paper and one on bluish wove paper, various shades, two unused, the others used, a few with margins all round, condition mixedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesWatermarkedThe collection comprising 1d. strip of three, pairs (3, one with variety "wale" and one on part entire) and singles (7, one with no leaves right of "south", one with two leaves right of "south" and one a forgery), 2d. (11, two with "wales" partly covered by wavy lines) and 3d. (5, one with variety "waees"), various shades, condition mixedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesCovers1853 (27 Jan.) double rate entire from Sydney to London, redirected to Cork, rated "8" (deleted) and "9", bearing 6d. grey-brown Pl. I, a strong grey shade with margins all round, tied by dumb obliterator, showing framed "postage not paid/to london" in red with, on reverse, various despatch and arrival datestamps. A choice franking. Photoprovenance:V.P. Manwood, November 1995Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesCovers1853 (21 Feb.) locally addressed Sydney envelope, bearing 1d. (cut-into at foot) with variety two leaves right of "south", tied by dumb obliterator and showing framed "2/oclock"; 1855 (17 May) envelope from Ryde to Sydney, bearing 2d. (cut-into on two sides) tied by rare first barred numeral "1"; and 1855 (2 Oct.) envelope from Sydney to Melbourne, bearing watermarked 3d. (cut-into on two sides) tied by dumb obliterator and showing, on reverse, despatch and "ship letter/free/g.p.o. victoria" c.d.s. in redSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in add...

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesCovers1853 (26 July) entire letter from Sydney to London, marked "Per Steamer Cleopatra", bearing 3d. green on thick wove paper and 8d. dull yellow on bluish paper, both tied by dumb obliterator, showing Liverpool and London arrival datestamps with despatch c.d.s. reverse; both adhesives touched or cut-into in places. A neat and attractive franking. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South Wales1851-54 Laureated IssuesCovers1854 (Nov.) envelope from Goulburn to Dublin, bearing 3d. pair and single, 6d. and watermarked 2d. (all touched or cut-into), cancelled by unclear "35" obliterator with the 3d. pair and 6d. tied by boxed "liverpool/ship" d.s. in red and showing, on reverse, despatch and Sydney datestamps; some extraneous red ink marks on face. A very rare and colourful usage. Photoprovenance:A. Caspary, October 1958Trevor Davis, May 2002"Emerald", May 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please vi...

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1854-60 Diadems, the collection of imperforate values comprising 1d. unused with part original gum (cut-into) and used strip of four, pair and singles (8), 2d. Pl. I overprinted "specimen" (stained) and used (12, one with watermark "5", one with major retouch and one lithographic with retouch) and Pl. II used strip of three and a single, 3d. used pair and singles (9), 5d. used on small piece (a fraction soiled), 6d. imperforate plate proof and used pair and singles (39, three on piece with 3d. and six with watermark "8"), 8d. and 1/- used block of four, marginal...

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1854-59 Diadem imperf 5d. dull green, good to large margins, unused with part original gum, fine. S.G. 88, £1300. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1854-59 Diadem imperf 8d. golden yellow, good to large margins showing portion of adjoining stamp at left, cancelled "88" in rays, fine. B.P.A. Certificate (1992). S.G. 97, £1400. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1854-59 Diadem imperf 8d. golden yellow, good margins, centrally cancelled by Braidwood c.d.s., fine. R.P.S. Certificate (1970). S.G. 97, £1400. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1860-63 perforated Registered 6d., a range comprising perf 12 bluish paper, watermark sans-serif used (4) and yellowish paper, watermark Roman capitals used rejoined pair and singles (4), perf 13 watermark Roman capitals used (2) and watermark "6" unused (2) and used (4); various shades, condition generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1860-1902 perforated Diadems, the predominantly used collection all neatly mounted and written-up, including 1860-72 perf 12 1d. (16, one unused and one with watermark inverted), 2d. Pl. I (13 including a pair, one with retouch) and Pl. II (4), 3d. (2), 5d. (4, two unused with small part original gum), 6d. (16, two in violet shade unused with part original gum), 8d. (3, two with perf faults) and 1/- (9 including a strip of four), perf 13 1d. (8, two unused), 3d. (15, three unused with part original gum, one overprinted "OS" - S.G. O1 a little heavily cancelled an...

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1860-72 Diadem, perf 12 8d. red-orange, unused with part original brown gum, centred to right and a short perf at upper left, otherwise fine. Very rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1983). S.G. 151, £6500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1861-97 Coin 5/- range including 1861-88 various perfs and shades mint and used (11, three on pieces with other issues) and 1897 re-issue mint (17) including perf 11 blocks of four (2) and a marginal pair with convolvulus pattern in margin, perf 12 block of four and a marginal pair with convolvulous pattern in margin, perf 11x12, perf 12x11 and perf 12x10 "OS" overprinted "Specimen". A fine and interesting lotSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1862-1907 mint and used collection including 1862-65 surfaced paper, wmk. "1" 1d. used (2) and no wmk. 1d. mint and used, 2d. used, 1862 wmk. double-lined "2" 2d. and "5" 2d. used, 1864-65 wmk. "1" 1d. mint block of four, 1865-66 no wmk. thin wove paper 1d. used, 1867-93 4d. and 10d. marginal imperforate plate proof blocks of four, 1871-1902 wmk. 36 1d. perf 10 used pairs (2), 9d. on 10d. mint (3) and 1/- mint, 1882-87 wmk. 40 9d. on 10d. mint with surcharge double, 1888-89 Centenary of NSW set of six overprinted "Specimen", 1891 surcharges, 1897-99 issue includi...

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1862-65 1d. in pale red and 2d. in blue, 1867 10d. in lilac and 1871 6d. in carmine and in yellow and 1/- in black, each a die proof on glazed card (92x60mm.) and unmarked; some minor peripheral soiling otherwise fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1884 (Aug.) Coin perf 13 5/- cold lilac, a used block of eighteen, [12-17/22-27/32/37] with [26] showing cracked plate, all with roller cancellations, one or two with minor defects and some perfs trimmed off but in a remarkable condition for a multiple of this size. Photoprovenance:Dr. W.R.D. Wiggins, November 1981Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1885-86 "postage" in black, 5/- perf 10 unused (soiled), perf 12x10 with part original gum and used and perf 12x11 used, perf 13 and perf 12 used, "postage" in blue 10/- perf 12 unused with part original gum (short perf at top) and "OS" overprinted "Specimen", 1894-1904 10/- perf 10 overprinted "specimen", perf 12 used (3, shades) and perf 12x11 mint, used and "OS" (3, one handstamped "Specimen" and two cto); also Stamp Duty 4/- coloured die proof on glazed card (92x60mm; a little rubbed)Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium...

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1885-86 "postage" in black, perf 12 £1 lilac and claret cancelled by Sydney duplex, some shortish perfs otherwise fine postally used. Rare. RPSV Certificate (2002). S.G. 240b, £5000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1888-89 5/- imperforate plate proofs in green and in lilac, perf 10 mint (2) and "OS" cancelled to order, 20/- imperforate plate proof in carmine and perf 10 mint (2), 1890 various perfs 5/- mint, used (4) and "OS" mint and used, and 20/- overprinted "Specimen", mint (3) and "OS" overprinted "specimen" and cto (2), and 1905 20/- mint (2, one marginal with "g.p.o./n.s.w." rectangle), used (3 including a pair) and perf "OS" mint. A fine lotSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Condit...

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1897 Charity 1d. (1s.) overprinted "Specimen", mint (5 including a marginal block of four) and used (2), and 2½d. (2/6d.) overprinted "specimen" (2, one on thick paper), mint and used; fine. S.G. 280-281, £3150+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1891 perf 10 "twelve-pence/halfpenny" on 1/- red, variety "halfpenny" omitted, unused without gum, fine. The only known example. RPSV Certificate (2001). S.G. 268a, unpriced. Photoprovenance:E.R. Slade SladeSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1897 Charity 1d. (1s.) tied by "1331" obliterator on locally addressed Broken Hill 1897 (2 Sept.) envelope, and 2½d. (2/6d.) tied by Sydney duplex on 1897 (5 July) envelope to London showing arrival datestamp on reverse; fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater Issues1897-99 Coin re-issue, 5/- reddish purple, perf 11, a horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, unused with large part original gum, fine. Very rare. S.G. 297ca, £9500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesOfficial Stamps1889 10/- mauve and claret, perf 12, cancelled by part Sydney duplex, fine. S.G. O37, £1400. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesOfficial Stamps1889 10/- mauve and claret, perf 12, cancelled by part Sydney duplex, fine. S.G. O37, £1400. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesPostage Dues1891-97 various perforations, comprising ½d. mint and used (6 including a strip of three cancelled with "more to pay" h.s.), 1d. mint and used (8 including a block of four), 2d. mint, used (3) and cto, 3d. mint and used (4), 4d. mint and used (4), 6d. mint (2) and used, 8d. mint and cto, 5/- mint and cto (2), 10/- mint and cto?, 20/- mint, used and cto (3), and 1900 1d. used, 2d. and 3d. mint, and 4d. used; generally fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions...

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesCovers and Cancellationsc.1856 newspaper wrapper from Sydney to Edinburgh, marked "pr Omar Pasha", bearing Diadem imperf 1d. (touched at left) tied by dumb obliterator; the wrapper a little soiled though scarce. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesCovers and Cancellations1857 (25 Jan.) envelope registered from Braidwood to London, bearing 1854 Diadem imperf 6d. and Registered 6d. (touched at left), both lightly cancelled "36", showing "registered/braidwood" h.s. at left, handstruck "d6", arrival Registered d.s. (9.4) and, on reverse, despatch, Sydney and arrival datestamps; the envelope slightly soiled. Photoprovenance:Ed DruceTrevor Davis, May 2002Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesCovers and Cancellations1857 (10 Oct.) and (10 Dec.) double rate envelopes ex the same correspondence from Sydney to England, bearing 1854 Diadem imperf 1/- and 6d. (2) respectively, all cancelled by dumb obliterator with the former tied by red London Paid transit c.d.s., fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesCovers and Cancellations1857 (20 Nov.) entire from Sydney to London, marked "Per Oneida", bearing 1854 Diadem imperf 3d. (2, one touched at top) tied by dumb obliterator and showing red arrival Paid c.d.s. (9.5) below with despatch and arrival datestamps on reverse; also 1857 (18 June) envelope from Sydney to London, marked "pr European", bearing 1854 Diadem imperf 6d. tied by dumb obliterator and showing red arrival Paid c.d.s. (5.9)Note: This cover was sent by first Contract sailing of European & Australian Royal Mail Packet "Oneida", which broke down in the I...

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesCovers and Cancellations1859 (19 Aug.) envelope from Sydney to Newcastle, bearing 1859 Diadem 2d. litho (touched or just into at top right) neatly cancelled by "nsw" in oval and showing, on reverse, despatch and arrival datestamps. B.P.A. Certificate (1954). Photoprovenance:H. Gordon Kaye, 1991John S. White, May 1997Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesCovers and Cancellations1860-1909 envelopes (26, eight registered), stationery registered envelopes (6), postcards (4), parcel labels (2) and large parcel piece, variously addressed and franked, including 1865 envelope from Sydney to Scotland bearing perforated Diadem 8d. and 1/-, 1872 (10 Dec.) locally addressed Sydney envelope (light stains) bearing DLR 1d., 1875 (23 Oct.) envelope from Sydney to Paris bearing 2d. and 9d. on 10d., 1880 (20 July) envelope from Sydney to England bearing perforated Diadem 8d., 1881 (8 July) envelope registered from Sydney to Engla...

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesCovers and Cancellations1864 (2 Aug.) entire registered from Yass to Sydney, bearing De La Rue 2d. and perforated Registered 6d., both cancelled "44" sunburst, showing "registered/yass" and, on reverse, despatch and arrival datestamps; small piece of reverse flap missing. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesCovers and Cancellations1873 (7 Oct.) envelope (flap missing) from Sydney to London, bearing 1867 10d. (lightly stained) tied by duplex and showing framed "insufficiently paid/for brindisi route/deficient postage d3" below. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) New South WalesLater IssuesCovers and Cancellations1893 (14 Apr.) envelope to Ireland, bearing Allegorical 2½d. tied by fine "l.h.i" in oval of bars with very fine "lord howe island/n.s.w." c.d.s. below and showing, on reverse, Sydney and arrival datestamps; the envelope with some light marks, mostly at left. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) QueenslandNew South Wales used in Moreton Bay District1850 Sydney View 3d. yellow-green on greyish wove paper, a block of four, [1-2/6-7], on piece with Laureated 1d. pair, each cancelled "95" (Brisbane), the 3d. touched at right and with some wrinkles. A rare franking. Photoprovenance:Victor Frankenstein, May 2002Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) QueenslandNew South Wales used in Moreton Bay District1850 Sydney View 3d. yellow-green on greyish wove paper with margins all round, centrally cancelled "110" (Surat), fine. The only recorded example on a 3d. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) QueenslandNew South Wales used in Moreton Bay District1852 (Dec.) entire from Gayndah to England, bearing Laureated 1d. (just touched at top right) and 2d. (2) each cancelled "86" with the 1d. tied by manuscript "8" and showing, on reverse, Drayton, Ship Letter Sydney and London (2.5) datestamps. RPSV Certificate (2000). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) QueenslandNew South Wales used in Moreton Bay DistrictA collection comprising barred numerals with "74" on Sydney View 2d. and Laureated 1d., "81" on Sydney View 1d., 3d. and Laureated 2d., "85" on Sydney View 2d. and Laureated 1d. pair, "86" on Sydney View 2d. and Laureated 2d., "87" on Sydney View 1d. and Laureated 2d., "95" on Sydney View 2d. and Laureated 1d. strip of three, "96" on Sydney View 1d single, pair (large numeral) and Laureated 2d., "108" on Sydney View 3d. and Registered 6d., "133" on Laureated 2d., "151" on Laureated 2d. and "152" on Diadem 2d., and numeral in rays with "...

(x) Queensland1860 (24 Jan.) entire from Brisbane to Tenterfield, NSW, marked "prepaid", showing fine framed "paid at/brisbane" with, on reverse, despatch, Warwick, Marland and arrival datestamps; the face panel with one line of address partly expunged. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1860-80 Chalon collection, all neatly mounted and written-up on pages, mainly used, including 1860 wmk Large Star imperf 2d. (soiled) and clean-cut perf 14-16 1d. (4, one unused), 2d. (5, one with flaw through "n" of "pence") and 6d. (9 including a strip of three, one unused with part original gum - horizontal crease), 1860-61 wmk Small Star, clean-cut 14-16 2d. (3), 3d. (4, two mint - one with straight-edge), 6d. (4), 1/- (3 including a pair) and Registered 6d. (2), clean-cut perf 14 at Somerset House 1d. (5, one unused with part original gum - straight-edge at right) and 2d. (2...

(x) Queensland1860 imperf 1d. carmine-rose with good to large margins, neatly cancelled "85" on small piece, fine. S.G. 1, £800. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1860 imperf 1d. carmine-rose (2, both with just clear to large margins) on local Brisbane 1861 (5 Apr.) envelope, both lightly cancelled and showing, on reverse, Brisbane datestamp; the envelope with flap missing and with central vertical fold. A rare franking. Photoprovenance:John F. Seybold, 1910Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1860 imperf 6d. green with small to large margins (outer frameline touched at upper right), neatly tied by Brisbane duplex on small piece, fine. S.G. 3, £800. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1860-61 wmk Small Star, rough perf 14-16 3d. brown block of nine, unused with part or large part original gum, fine. S.G. 16, £765+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1862-67 no watermark, 1d. Indian red imperforate block of twelve (4x3), each crossed by neat horizontal and vertical pen stroke, the block marked "e-p" on reverse being part of the proposed new watermark design for the 1866 issue; some minor peripheral faults and the odd light tone on reverse. PhotoNote: On 17th February 1863, a complete sheet of 120 was sent to Perkins, Bacon & Co. by the Queensland Government Printer, Thomas Ham (of Victoria Half-Lengths fame), as a pattern for the proposed new watermark, "queensland - postage/stamps - stamps" in three lines of script capital...

(x) Queensland1868-78 wmk. Crown and Q, perf 12½x13 6d. yellow-green, fine used. Scarce. S.G. 115b, £1200. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1879-1911 mint and used collection, all neatly mounted and written-up on pages, including 1879-81 wmk. 5, 1d. reddish brown used strip of four, 2d. used pair with one showing "queensband" and 4d. used, no wmk. 1d. unused and wmk. 6 1d. Die II mint showing variety "qoeensland" (2 shades), 2d. Die I mint plus used showing variety "penge", 2d. Die II mint pair and single, 4d. mint (3), 6d. mint (6 shades including a pair) and 1/- mint (5), 1880 ½d. on 1d. Die I mint and used (2 pairs), 1882-91 perf 12 4d. used with variety "penge", 6d. mint (6) and 1/- mint (10 including a strip of...

(x) Queensland1880 litho 10/- bistre-brown, unused with large part original gum, fine. S.G. 126, £900. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, September 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1880 litho 20/- rose, a lower left corner example, unused with large part original gum, a very fine example of this difficult stamp. S.G. 127, £2000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1882-1912 high values including 1882-95 wmk. 5, thin paper 2/- mint (3, one regummed) and used (4), 2/6d. mint and used (3), 5/- handstamped "specimen" mint (2) and used, 10/- handstamped "specimen", mint and used (2), and £1 handstamped "specimen", mint (2) and used; thick paper 2/- handstamped "specimen", mint (3) and postally used (3), 2/6d. mint (2) and used (2), 5/- mint (2) and used (2), 10/- handstamped "specimen", mint (2) and used, and £1 mint and used (3); and wmk. 6 thin paper 2/6d. mint and 5/- mint (2) and used (2); 1903 (Oct.) perf 12½, 13 2/6d. used (4); 1905-06 pe...

(x) Queensland1886 (Nov.) wmk. 10, thick paper 2/- bright blue strip of five with margins at ends, fresh and fine unused with large part original gum. S.G. 157, £1500. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, September 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1899-1906 ½d. essay perforated proof incorporating "1837-1897" dates, in dull red on soft wove paper, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1900 Patriotic Fund 1d. imperforate colour trials (8) in various colours on Crown over Q Type II watermarked paper, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1900 Patriotic Fund 1d. (6d.) top right corner example and 2d. (1s.), fine mint. S.G. 263-264, £490Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1900 Patriotic Fund 1d. (6d.) and 2d. (1s.), mint and used examples of both, fine. S.G. 263-264, £885Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1902 figures of value at foot, 6d. yellow-green with bust lines at lower left touching oval, cancelled with part Brisbane Parcel Post Branch datestamp, a touch soiled at left otherwise fine. One of Queensland's rarest stamps, of which about fifteen examples are recorded. S.G. 230, £16,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Queensland1903 (Oct.) wmk. 6, perf 12½, 13 £1 deep green with retouch, fine unused with large part original gum. Rare. S.G. 271b, £4000. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, September 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) QueenslandOfficial Stamps1892-1912 Crown over Q 10/- and £1, and 1907-11 litho 2/6d. marginal block of eight (4x2) and singles (2, one unused without gum, the other used) and 5/- corner block of four and singles (2), fine mint.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) QueenslandCovers1861-1906 entire, envelopes (22, six registered) and a stationery card and wrapper, variously addressed and franked, including 1861 entire (faults) from Ipswich to Sydney bearing 6d. tied by "87" in rays; 1866 (2 Mar.) envelope registered from Banana to Germany bearing Registered 6d. (some stains around perfs); 1866 envelope from Mt. Morgan to London bearing 1862 6d. pair; 1866 (Mar.) envelope from Toowoomba to Ipswich bearing 1866 2d.; 1867 (Nov.) envelope from Brisbane to Maryborough bearing 1862 2d.; 1869 (Apr.) envelope from Townsville to London bearing 4d. grey-lilac a...

(x) QueenslandCovers1900 (31 June) local Brisbane envelope bearing 1900 Patriotic Fund 2d. (1s.), and 1900 (15 Sept.) local Brisbane envelope bearing both Patriotic Fund values; fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) QueenslandCovers1904 (Oct.) "Winchester Repeating Rifles" advertising envelope registered to Hobart, bearing 1897-1908 4d. and 5d. tied by "R" in oval; the envelope with small part of flap missing and a little creased at right. Delightful. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) QueenslandPostal StationeryA mainly unused collection comprising Cards (25) including 1880 1d. (4, one handstamped "specimen" and one used), 1889-91 1d., 2d., 3d. (a few small tone spots) and 1d. reply paid, 1891-92 1½d. and 1½d. reply paid, 1898 1d. on buff (used), on yellow and 1½d. (3, one used), 1908 USA Fleet 1d. and 1911 1d. and 1½d. reply paid; Envelopes (7); Registered Envelope; Letter Cards (3) and Wrappers (10, five used - two with a stamp removedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for...

(x) QueenslandRevenue Stamps - Stamp DutyA collection including 1866 no wmk perf 13 1d. (2), 6d., 1/- (2, one mint), 2/-, 2./6d., 3/-, 6/- (mint), 10/- and 20/- fiscally used; 1869 watermark Crown and Q 1d. (3, one mint), 6d. (2), 1/- (mint), 2/- (mint) and 20/- fiscally used; 1871 6d. imperforate plate proof, 1d., 1/- and 2/- mint; 1873 without burelé band 1d. and 2/- pair mint, 1d., 1/- and 2/6d. on piece postally used and 1/- on piece postally used; 1892 6d. (2), 1/- (2), 2/-, 2/6d., 3/-, 5/-, 10/-, £1 and £5 mint, 6d.+1/- (on piece), 6d. and 5/- postally used. A generally fine lotSubject...

(x) South Australia1838 (6 Dec.) entire letter from Adelaide to London, rated "1/4" showing fine double circle "post office/Lion on Crown/adelaide" handstamp and, on reverse, unframed "india letter/falmouth" and arrival c.d.s. (9.6.39), both in red. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1838 (19 Dec.) entire to London, rated "1/-", showing fine double-circle "post office/Lion on Crown/adelaide" handstamp and, on reverse, framed "india letter/brighton" and red arrival c.d.s. (12.6.39); 1854 (13 May) entire letter to Melbourne, rated "6", showing "paid/adelaide s.a." c.d.s. and, on reverse, "ship letter/free/g.p.o. victoria" d.s., both in red. Photo for firstSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1855 plate proofs, 2d. block of twelve (4x3) in black, 6d. block of four (crease and touched at top) and single in blue and 1/- strip of three in black, all on wove paper, fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1855 2d. posthumous uncleared die proof of the defaced plate in black on wove paper (67x83mm.) taken in 1931; also four other reprinted proofs. PhotoRSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1855 London imperf 1d. strip of four (second stamp with heavy vertical crease), pairs (2, one with a repaired corner) and singles (3, one on small piece), 2d. strip of three and singles (3, one unused and regummed and one on 1855 front from Mount Remarkable to Adelaide with manuscript "4d. more to pay") and 6d. block of four, strip of three, pair and singles (6), and 1856-58 Adelaide imperf 1d. (8 one on piece with 2d. and 6d.), 2d. strips of four and three (2, one a blood red shade), pair and singles (10, one marginal unused), 6d. pair and singles (3) and 1/- pairs (2) and...

(x) South Australia1855 London imperf 1d. dark green pair (touched in two place) tied by void obliterator on 1856 (13 May) entire letter to Adelaide from "Murray River Navigation Co.", showing fine "paid/adelaide s.a." c.d.s. in red. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1855 London imperf 1d. dark green pair (just into at upper left), tied by "43" obliterator on 1857 (1 Aug.) small envelope from Gumeracka to Adelaide, showing despatch c.d.s. at lower left with arrival datestamp on reverse. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1858-59 first rouletted issue 1d. unused (2, one with part gum -traces of roulettes and two tiny thin spots) and used (4), 2d. used (74 including a pair), 6d. strip of three and singles (3), 1/- used (5 including a pair), and 1860-69 second rouletted issue 1d. mint/unused (16 including a block of four and a pair) and used (25 including Departmental "g.p." in red, blue and black and "g.t." in red), 2d. mint/unused (19 including a block of four, strips of six and three and a pair) and used (93 including one printed on both sides - roulettes at top only, and Departmentals with...

(x) South Australia1858-59 first rouletted issue, 1/- orange block of eight (4x2) with roulettes at foot, between and at upper left, cancelled by "paid/adelaide s.a." c.d.s. in blue, a touched soiled otherwise fine. A scarce multiple. S.G. 18. Photoprovenance:J. Beresford, February 1958William Frazer, September 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1860-69 second rouletted issue, 4d. die proof in black on India paper back on card (45x48mm.), fine. Photoprovenance:Harry Napier, May 1976Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1860-69 second rouletted issue, "ten pence" in black on 9d. yellow with roulettes or traces thereof on all sides, variety surcharge inverted at top, clearly cancelled "33" (Saddleworth), a few light marks on reverse and corner crease otherwise fine. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1964). S.G. 37a, £7000. Photoprovenance:Rev. JamesJohn Boker, April 1981Midas, September 1982Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1867-70 wmk. Large Star, perf 11½-12½ x roulette, 4d. dull violet with roulettes at left only, unused with large part original gum, fine. Rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1947). S.G. 54, £3000. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, September 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1867-70 wmk. Large Star, perf 11½-12½ x roulette, "ten pence" on 9d. yellow, variety printed on both sides, cancelled by Adelaide c.d.s. dated 13 September 1869, fine. S.G. 59a, £1200. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, September 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1868-1902 mint/unused collection, all mounted and written-up on pages, including1868-71 imperf stamps perforated 11½-12½ 2d. (perf added at top) and rouletted stamps perf 11½-12½ 1d. used (R.P.S. certificate, 1988), 1867-70 perf 11½-12½ x roulette 1d. mint and used (18 including two pairs), 4d. used (4), 10d. on 9d. used (6, one printed on both sides - reduced stain) and 1/- (24 including Departmental "g.s.", "l.a." and "p.s." (2), 1868-79 perf 11½-12½ 1d. mint/unused strip of four, pair and single, used (23 including Departmentals with "c.", "d.b." and "g.p." and one Offici...

(x) South Australia1868-79 perf 11½-12½ "3-pence" in black on 4d. Prussian blue, fine and lightly cancelled. R.P.S. Certificate (1949). S.G. 66, £850. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, September 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1868-79 perf 11½-12½ "3-pence" in black on 4d. Prussian blue, fine and lightly cancelled. R.P.S. Certificate (1965). S.G. 66, £850. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1868-79 wmk. Large Star, perf 11½-12½, 9d. bright mauve, variety printed on both sides, cancelled by Port Adelaide c.d.s. for 10 October 1873, a little soiled otherwise fine. S.G. 76a, £900. Photoprovenance:J. Beresford, February 1958Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1868-79 wmk. Large Star, perf 11½-12½, "ten pence" in blue on 9d. yellow, error of watermark Crown over "SA", neatly cancelled by Adelaide c.d.s. dated 11 November 1868, a few shortish perfs otherwise fine. S.G. 78a, £1700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1876-1900 wmk. Broad Star, perf 11½-12½ "3-pence" on 4d. ultramarine, variety surcharge double, a few shortish perfs as usual otherwise fine used. Ceremuga Certificate (2000). S.G. 112a, £1800. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1876-1900 wmk. Broad Star, perf 11½-12½, "8 pence" on 9d. brown vertical pair, variety imperforate between, unused with part original gum; some light creases/gum creases otherwise fine. Rare. RPSV Certificate (2001). S.G. 120a, £3000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1876-1900 wmk. Broad Star, perf 11½-12½, "8 pence" on 9d. grey-brown, a block of nine with margin at right, unused with large part original gum, a few minor gum creases otherwise fine. S.G. 121, £1710. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1868-1912 De La Rue issues, a mint and used collection mounted and written-up on pages, including 1868 1d. block of four, 2d. corner blocks of eight with plate numbers "2" and "3" and a marginal block of four plate proofs in black on thin card, 1868-76 rouletted 2d. mint (2) and used with a range of Departmentals, perf 11½-12½ 1d. mint (2), perf 10 x roulette 2d. mint pair and used (3), perf 10 1d. mint (10 including a block of four) and 2d. mint (10 including a block of four) and perf compound 1d. mint pair, 1871 wmk V over Crown 2d. used (8), 1876-1904 wmk Crown SA (close)...

(x) South Australia1868-76 wmk. Crown SA (wide), rouletted 2d. deep brick-red irregular block of sixteen, unused with large part or full original gum, the odd tiny gum thin and one with a light diagonal crease otherwise fine. A scarce multiple. S.G. 153, £2400. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1868-76 wmk. Crown SA (wide), rouletted 2d. pale orange-red vertical pair with margin at foot, variety imperforate horizontally, roulettes or traces of on both sides, cancelled "108", corner crease in margin otherwise fine. Very scarce. S.G. 153c, £1700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1883-89 Head only in oval with uncleared surround, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "16 may 89"; 4d. die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "15 jul 89"; 6d. die proofs (2) in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), one marked "before hardening" and dated "21 oct 85", the other dated "16 oct 94" onlySubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1886-96 Postage and RevenueDie ProofsMaster die proof with blank value tablet, 2/6d. and 5/- value tablets only, each stamp-size in black on glazed card and each on small piece with date and details of leads taken and additionally dated in red ink, both value tablets with manuscript "South Australia" at top. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1886-96 Postage and RevenuePlate ProofsBlank value tablet imperforate in lilac on gummed unwatermarked paper, a top right corner block of eight (4x2) with plate number, a few minor gum creases otherwise fine unmountedSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1886-96 Postage and RevenuePlate ProofsBlank value tablet in lilac and 5/- in lilac and red, both imperforate on gummed unwatermarked paper, fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1886-96 Postage and RevenuePlate Proofs2/6d. in lilac and blue and 5/- in lilac and red, both perforated marginal blocks of four on gummed unwatermarked paper, mounted in the selvedge only, fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1886-96 Postage and RevenueSpecimen Stamps2/6d. to £20 set of fourteen overprinted "specimen" (12½x2mm.), the 2/6d. without gum and the £5 brown with a few shortish perfs, otherwise fine. PhotoNote: This overprint was used for the U.P.U. distribution of August 1889Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1886-96 Postage and RevenueSpecimen Stamps£4, £10, £15 and £20 each with manuscript "Specimen", all with large part original gum, the £10 with a short perf at foot otherwise fine. PhotoNote: The overprint was used on the 1889 Display SheetSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1886-96 Postage and RevenueIssued StampsA collection comprising perf 10 2/6d. Specimen (18mm.), mint and used (3), 5/- Specimen (18mm.), mint (2), used and cto (marginal with perforations double at top), 10/- Specimen (16mm.), mint (2), used (3) and cto, 15/- Specimen (13 and 18mm.), used (2, one fiscal) and cto, £1 Specimen (16 and 18mm.) and mint, £2 Specimen (16mm.), 50/- Specimen (16 and 18mm.), £3 Specimen (13mm.; lightly gum toned), £4 Specimen (13mm.), £5 grey Specimen (13 and 18mm., the latter slightly soiled), £10 Specimen (18mm.), £15 Specime...

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1886-96 Postage and RevenueIssued Stamps15/- brownish yellow, perf 10, centred to lower left, unused with mainly large part original gum. S.G. 198, £750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1886-96 Postage and RevenueIssued Stamps£2 Venetian red, perf 10, centred to left, fine used with large part Wallaroo squared-circle d.s. for 27 April 1897. S.G. 200, £550. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1886-96 Postage and RevenueIssued Stamps£3 sage-green, perf 11½-12½, lightly cancelled with part Wallaroo squared-circle d.s. S.G. 202a, £600. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1886-96 Postage and RevenueIssued Stamps£5 brown, perf 11½-12½, fine cancelled to order. Brandon Certificate (1984). S.G. 205. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1902-04 Thin "postage"A collection comprising perf 11½-12½ 3d. mint (2) and used (13, one with watermark inverted), 4d. mint (4) and used (6, one perf "SA"), 6d. mint (7 including a top left corner plate number block of four with central horizontal perforations double) and used (9 including two perf "SA"), 8d. (19mm.) mint (4 including a pair) and used (4 including a pair), 8d. (16½mm.) mint (3, one perf "OS") and used, 9d. mint (9 including two pairs), used (4) and cto, 10d. mint (15 including two pairs, a single with plate number and two perf "OS" -...

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1902-04 Thin "postage"3d. olive-green, perf 11½-12½, variety watermark sideways, fine used. Rare. S.G. 268a, £1700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1902-04 Thin "postage"3d. olive-green, perf 12, variety value below "australia" with "postage" over the bottom frame, fine unmounted mint. Cat. £950. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1902-04 Thin "postage"4d orange-red, perf 11½-12½, a block of twelve (4x3) with margin at foot, fine mint with ten unmounted. S.G. 269, £420Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1902-04 Thin "postage"8d. ultramarine, a top right corner block of four with plate number, the lower left stamp showing variety "eignt", a few split perfs, fine mint. Ceremuga Certificate (2001). S.G. 272/a, £2500+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1902-04 Thin "postage"9d. rosy lake, perf 11½-12½, a vertical pair with margin at foot, variety imperforate between and between stamp and margin, fine mint. Rare, only eight examples recorded. S.G. 273a, £2500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1902-04 Thin "postage"1/- brown, a vertical pair with margin at foot, variety imperforate between and between stamp and margin, fine mint. Rare, two blocks of four and ten pairs recorded out of a possible twenty examples. S.G.275a, £2500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1902-04 Thin "postage"1/- brown, variety "postage" and value in red-brown, fine mint. S.G. 275c, £1300. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1902-04 Thin "postage"1/- brown, variety "postage" and value in red-brown, fine used with central Woodside c.d.s. S.G. 275c, £1100. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1902-04 Thin "postage"1/- brown, variety "postage" and value in red-brown, neatly cancelled, a touch soiled otherwise fine. S.G. 275c, £1100. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1902-04 Thin "postage"5/- rose used with 9d. and 1/- (2) on 1903 (4 Feb.) linen-backed piece registered from Brock's Creek, fine. AttractiveSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1904-11 Thick "postage"A collection comprising 6d. mint (7 including a top right corner pair) and used (9, one perf "OS" and five perf "SA" with one inverted), 8d. (15¼mm and over) mint (4) and used (4, one perf "OS"), 8d. (15¼mm.) mint (2) and used (5), 9d. (17-17½mm.) mint (9, one perforated "SA") and used (3, one perforated "SA"), 9d. (16½-16¾mm.) mint and used (two perforated "OS" and one perforated "SA"), 10d. mint (11 including a top marginal strip of three) and used (4), 1/- mint (5, one with watermark inverted and two perforated "SA") and used...

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1904-11 Thick "postage"10d. dull yellow horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, fine mint. Rare. S.G. 287a, £2750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1904-11 Thick "postage"1/- brown vertical pair with margin at foot, variety imperforate between and between stamp and margin, some hinge remnants and black marks on reverse, otherwise fine mint. Rare. S.G. 288a, £2500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1906-12 Thick "postage"A collection comprising 3d. (19mm.) mint (2) and used (6, three perf "OS" and two perf "SA"), 3d. (17mm.) used (8, one perf "SA" and one with private puncture), 3d. (20mm.) mint and used (3, one perf "OS"), 3d. (17mm., perf 11) mint pair (gum toned and with light brown horizontal line across reverse) used (lightly stained), 3d. (19¾mm.) used (8, one perf "SA"), 4d. perf 12 mint (5, two perf "SA" - one double) and used (9, three perf "OS" and five perf "SA"), 4d. perf 12½ mint (5, one perf "SA" inverted and reversed) and used (11,...

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1906-12 Thick "postage"9d. brown-lake vertical pair, variety imperforate between and at base, hinge remnant at top and some creases though still of fine appearance. Rare. S.G. 302a, £2000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1886-1912 "Long Stamps"1906-12 Thick "postage"1/- brown horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, unused with large part original gum, light horizontal crease and gum crease, otherwise fine; ink notation on selvedge. Rare. S.G. 303a, £3250. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description½d. postage stamps, 1d. postcards and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers"Amatuer" (sic) (No. 13): ½d. postage stamps, three small size (11½ x 19½mm.) and six normal size designs (kangaroo, emu, G.P.O. building, arms and aborigine subjects, none with Queen's head incorpora...

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description½d. postage stamps, 1d. postcards and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers"Mancunius" (No. 18): ½d. postage stamp (enlarged to 38x37½mm.) depicting Britannia and the horn of plenty incorporating immense detail in places and alternative designs for the shield and the wool dr...

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description½d. postage stamps, 1d. postcards and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers"Spero" (No. 29): ½d. postage stamp, seven designs - gum tree and sheep (2), Queen's head, arms, mother and child, horse, cow and sheep and Adelaide King William Street scene on five pieces of card; s...

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description½d. postage stamps, 1d. postcards and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers"Native" (No. 30): ½d. and 1d. postage stamps, two of ½d. and three of the 1d. enlarged to about 40x46mm. or 46x37½mm., the ½d. entitled "overlooking Paralualonga Creek" and a six segmented design, th...

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description½d. postage stamps only"Epoch" (no number): design with "south australia" in diagonal panel with gum tree, arms, lyrebird and viniculture in panels, enlarged to 26x33mm.; and "Laughter" (no number): Kookaburra design, enlarged to 39x41mm.; both well drawn (especially...

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description½d. postage stamps only"Lyre-bird" (No. 11): ½d. Lyrebird design enlarged to 41½x49mm. and well drawn in pen and ink with brown wash. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditio...

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description½d. postage stamps only"Cockatoo" (No. 28): Cockatoo and landscape design enlarged with perforations to 37x43mm., excellently drawn in grey and Chinese white on gilt-edged card. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For mor...

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description½d. postage stamps only"Youngster" (No. 36): Proclamation gum tree design enlarged to 41½x48½mm. and with scalloped edges; lighthouse, ship and sunset over emu, lion, kangaroo and arms design enlarged to 47½x49mm., and kangaroo over gum tree design enlarged to 43x49mm...

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description2d. postcard, 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps"Virtus sub pondere crescit" (No. 5): 2d. with stamp depicting Queen's head, frame and legend with ship in centre, G.P.O. building at upper left and frame of viniculture, corn, emu and kangaroo etc.; 2½d., three designs and 5d....

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description2d. postcard, 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps"Finis Coronat Opus" (No. 15): 2d., two designs of stamp only both with the head in an oval, one also enclosed in a triangle, both with ornate floral surrounds and affixed to card; 2½d. and 5d. stamp designs, three of each, one...

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description2½d. and 5d. postage stamps only"Omeo" (No. 34): 2½d. (3) and 5d. (3), six pen and ink designs with Queen's head to left, all printed and each affixed to piece of card, some touching up by hand. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s...

(x) South Australia1891-96 Competition EssaysThe following lots comprise entries for the competitions for ½d., 2½d. and 5d. postage stamps, 1d. and 2d. postcards, and ½d. and 1d. newspaper wrappers. Each entry was submitted under a "nom de plume" and this together with the entry number is given at the beginning of each description2½d. and 5d. postage stamps only"Honesty is the best policy" (No. 42): 2½d. (2) and 5d. (2), four designs affixed to sheet, each with head to left taken from a postage stamp and quite well drawn pen and ink frames. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition t...

(x) South AustraliaBooklet1911 (Aug.) 2/- red on pink with revised text, containing 1905-11 ½d. pane of twelve and 1d. pane of eighteen, fine. Very rare. S.G. SB4a, £7000. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, September 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaOfficial Stamps1874-77 wmk. Large Star, perf 11½-12½ 9d. red-purple, variety no stop after "s", tiny thin at left not affecting fine appearance. Rare. S.G. O11a, £2500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaOfficial Stamps1891-99 watermark Crown over "SA" (close), perf 13 ½d. deep brown pair, variety overprint double, one sideways, fine mounted mint. Rare. Gary Diffen only records a mint strip of four, three mint pairs, one of which is in the Royal Collection, and a used pair. Ceremuga Certificate (2001). S.G. O68a, £750. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaOfficial Stamps1891-99 watermark Crown over "SA" (close), perf 13 4d. violet horizontal pair, variety overprint double, one diagonal, the right stamp with slightly rounded corner otherwise fresh and fine mint. S.G. O69a, £950. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaOfficial Stamps1891 2/6d. pale violet and 5/- pale rose cancelled by Adelaide c.d.s., both with light crease not affecting fine appearance. Rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1969) for both. S.G. O86-O87, £11,500. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaCovers1859 (13 May) envelope from Morphett Vale to England, bearing 1858 Adelaide imperf 6d. slate-blue clearly tied by "66" obliterator and showing fine despatch c.d.s. at left; and 1859 (18 July) entire from Adelaide to Scotland, marked "pr Northam via Marseilles", bearing 1859 first roulette 1/- orange tied by void obliterator in black and showing "paid/adelaide s.a." c.d.s. in blue alongsideSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaCovers1861 (28 July) envelope from Adelaide to London, marked "via Marseilles", bearing 1860 rouletted 9d. grey-lilac tied by "paid/adelaide s.a." c.d.s. in blue; 1872 (12 Aug.) double rate envelope from Adelaide to Scotland, marked "via Brindisi", bearing 1860 rouletted 9d. grey-lilac (2) cancelled by "g.p.o. adelaide/s.a." c.d.s.; and 1877 (24 Feb.) envelope from Adelaide to Prussia, marked "Via Brindisi", bearing 1874 perf 11½-12½ 9d. red-purple tied by clear c.d.s. A fine trio of 9d. coversSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For...

(x) South AustraliaCovers1867 (28 Oct.) envelope from Crafers to London, bearing 1860-69 second roulette 2d. pale vermilion and 4d. dull violet both cancelled by c.d.s.; 1873 (10 Sept.) envelope from Adelaide to USA, bearing 1868 perf 11½-12½ 4d. dull purple pair, showing London Paid transit c.d.s. and "2/cents" accountancy h.s., both in red; 1877 (12 June) envelope from Adelaide to Port Augusta, bearing 1868 perf 11½-12½ 4d. dull violet; and 1878 (16 May) double rate envelope from Adelaide to Scotland, marked "Via Brindisi", bearing 1868-79 4d. deep slate-purple and 1/- brown. A nice group o...

(x) South AustraliaCovers1868 (29 May) "overland via marseilles" envelope from Adelaide to London, bearing 1866 rouletted 10d. on 9d. red-orange; 1868 (3 Mar.) "overland via marseilles" envelope from Adelaide to England, bearing 1867 rouletted 10d. in blue on 9d. yellow; 1878 (18 Apr.) double rate envelope (soiled) from Adelaide to France, bearing 1870 perf 10x11½-12½ 10d. on 9d. vertical pair and showing red London Paid transit datestamp. A good group of 10d. coversSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditio...

(x) South AustraliaCovers1871 (4 Jan.) envelope from Adelaide to London, marked "via Brindisi", bearing 1868-79 perf 11½-12½ 3d. on 4d. and 10d. in blue on 9d., both tied by c.d.s. and showing red arrival datestamp. A fine example of the short-lived 1/1d. rate via Brindisi. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaCovers1871 (6 Dec) blue envelope from Port Adelaide to Bristol, marked "via Brindisi", bearing 1868-69 6d. and 1871 V over Crown 4d. dull lilac, both clear tied by c.d.s. and showing arrival datestamp on reverse. The 4d. a rare stamp on cover. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaCovers1873 (7 Jan.) envelope from Adelaide to Melbourne, bearing 1872 perf 11½-12½ 3d. in black on 4d. deep ultramarine tied by c.d.s. - a rare interstate solo franking; 1877 (1 Dec.) triple rate envelope (222x96mm.) from Adelaide to Scotland, marked "Via Brindisi", bearing 1869 perf 11½-12½ 2/- carmine; and 1880 (10 July) envelope from Adelaide to England, marked "Via Brindisi", bearing 1880 8d. on 9d. burnt umber. A fine trioSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaCovers1874-1911 envelopes (16, four registered), OHMS registered envelope, wrapper and a postcard, variously addressed and franked, including 1888 (8 June) envelope from Adelaide to USA franked at 6d. and showing US tax handstamp, 1892 (4 Mar.) envelope from Rhine Villa to Russia franked at 3½d., 1892 (11 Mar.) envelope from Murray Bridge to Melbourne franked at 2d. and bearing Victoria Postage Due 1d., 1896 (7 July) Australian Stamp Company advertising envelope from Adelaide to Belgian Congo franked 2½d. (five ½d. bantams), 1903 (23 Oct.) envelope registered from Adelaide...

(x) South AustraliaDepartmental Stamps"a" (Architect): Large Star, rouletted. 1d. green, overprint in red without stop, roulettes on all sides, neatly cancelled by Gambierton c.d.s., fine. Photoprovenance:Harry Napier, September 1979Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaDepartmental Stamps"b.m." (Bench of Magistrates): Crown over SA, rouletted 2d. orange with black overprint, watermark reversed, roulettes or traces thereof on all sides, fine used. Photoprovenance:Harry Napier, September 1979Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaDepartmental Stamps"d.r." (Deeds Registration): Large Star, rouletted 2d. vermilion with overprint in red, roulettes on three sides, clearly cancelled by Adelaide c.d.s., fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaDepartmental Stamps"g.f." (Gold Fields): Crown over SA, perf 10 2d. orange with overprint in black, short perf at left otherwise fine used. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaDepartmental Stamps"g.s." (Government Storekeeper): Rouletted 1/- brown with overprint in red, roulettes or traces hereof on all sides, lightly cancelled with part Adelaide c.d.s., fine. Photoprovenance:Harry Napier, September 1979Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaDepartmental Stamps"i.a." (Immigration Agent): Large Star, rouletted 1d. green with overprint in red, roulettes or traces thereof on two sides, unused with part original gum, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaDepartmental Stamps"i.s." (Inspector of Sheep): Large Star, perf 11½ x roulette 6d. blue, lightly cancelled, fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaDepartmental Stamps"l.t." (Land Titles): Large Star, perf 11½ x roulette 6d. blue, lightly cancelled, fine used. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaDepartmental Stamps"s.g." (Surveyor General): 1872 (6 Mar.) OHMS envelope from Port Adelaide to Port Lincoln, bearing perf 10 2d. orange tied by c.d.s. and showing, on reverse, despatch and arrival datestamps, fine. Rare. Ceremuga Certificate (2002). PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaRailway Stamps1885 1d. (2, one with blue crayon cancel), 2d. (2, one with manuscript cancel), 3d. (2), 4d. (2, one with manuscript cancel), 6d. (2), 9d. (2), 1/- (2), 2/- (2) and 1887 ½d. (blue crayon cancel), unless otherwise stated all cancelled by "adelaide/s.a.r." c.d.s., condition mixed as to be expected with a lot of this natureSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) South AustraliaReprints1884 Perkins Bacon range comprising 1d. imperf (6 including a strip of three) and rouletted (5 including a strip of three), 2d. imperf (8 including a strip of three) and rouletted strips of three (2), 3d. in red on 4d strip of three, 3d. in black on 4d. strip of three, 4d. perforated strips of three (3), 6d. imperf (4 including a strip of three), rouletted (7 including two strips of three) and perforated strip of three, 8d. on 9d. strips of three (2), 9d. strips of three (2), 10d. on 9d. strips of three (3, one with stains), 1/- violet imperf (2), 1/- yellow roulette...

(x) TasmaniaEarly Letters1828 "Supplement to the Hobart Town Gazette" with 2d. Newspaper handstamp at top, 1840 entire letter from Hobart to Adelaide, rated "3" and showing large part "general post office hobart town/vdl" Crowned datestamp, contents mentions grounding of the Caroline on Swan Island, off Shortlands Bluff (now Queenscliff), 1847 entire letter to Launceston with manuscript "Deloraine 5th Decr 47", 1849 entire letter, headed "Shell Island" to Hobart Town with manuscript "P Sorell 28/7/49", 1851 Launceston local entire with superb "10.0. clock" datestamp and 1854 entire from Hobar...

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsOne PennyA selection comprising pairs (3, one vertical) and singles (15), various impressions and shades, mostly with four margins, largely Hobart or Launceston cancellations though with "4", "11" and "13" and one pair cancelled in manuscript; faults in places though of generally good to fine appearance. Also Jeffreys forgery (4) "used" on piece. Certificates for one pair and one single. S.G. 1-4 group, £24,700+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsOne PennyMedium soft paper, pale blue pair, [2-3], with good to large margins, both clearly cancelled "59"; trace of handstamp shows though at lower left, otherwise fine. S.G. 1, £3,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsOne PennyMedium soft paper, pale blue with clear to large margins, part numeral cancellation at top and small part orange datestamp at lower left; fine and most attractive. S.G. 1, £1,500. Photoprovenance:Dale Lichtenstein, May 1990Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsOne PennyHard white paper, pale blue, a huge example showing traces of adjoining stamps at right and at foot, neatly cancelled "64"; a premium example of this first issue stamp. S.G. 3, £1,300. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsOne PennyHard white paper, pale blue, [19] with part Coard imprint, good to large margins and neatly cancelled "64"; fine and attractive. B.P.A. Certificate (1997). S.G. 3, £1,300. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsFour Pence Plate IEarly impression proof on vertically laid paper, orange [18], cut-to-shape with close to large margins and showing trace of Best imprint at foot and over-inked at oval surround and some letters. An attractive example of this very rare stamp. See note below S.G. 12. Ceremuga Certificate (2000). Cat. £10,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsFour Pence Plate IA selection comprising first state earlier impressions (4) and second state later impressions (13 with an L-shaped block of three and a pair), shades and nearly all with margins all round, variously cancelled with the block and pair both cancelled "58", one cancelled "Hamilton 26/4/55" in manuscript; a few faults though of generally good to fine appearance. Bühler Certificate (1985) for one. S.G. 5-9 group, £9,400+provenance:Maurice Burrus, November 1962 for L-shaped blockSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Prem...

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsFour Pence Plate IFirst state, bright red-orange, [10], unused, regular margins, lovely fresh colour; tiny light mark at lower right, otherwise very fine and most attractive. Rare. B.P.A. Certificate (1963). S.G. 5, £9,000. Photoprovenance:Maurice Burrus, November 1962Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsFour Pence Plate IFirst state, bright red-orange, good margins and neatly cancelled "59"; fine. S.G. 5, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsFour Pence Plate IFirst state, bright red-orange, good to large margins and neatly cancelled "18" (Campbell Town); fine. Miro (1961) and B.P.A. (1998) Certificates. S.G. 5, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsFour Pence Plate IFirst state, bright red-orange, good to large margins and neatly cancelled "59"; fine. S.G. 5, £1,000. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsFour Pence Plate IIA selection comprising a block of four, vertical pair and singles (14) offering a range of impressions and shades, two apparently unused though not guaranteed, the used block each cancelled "58" (Waterloo Point) in criss-cross of lines, about half with four margins; faults in places though with some attractive examples. S.G. 10-12, £7,500+Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsCovers1855 (Mar.) envelope from Hobart Town to Western Australia, bearing 1d. later impression deep blue strip of three, [13-15], and pale blue single, twice neatly cancelled "68" and showing "general post town/hobart town/vdl" Crowned datestamp in red; the left-hand stamp of the strip with a scissor-cut at top barely affecting the fine appearance of this very rare and exotic destination franking. PhotoNote: It is noted that Dr. Geoff Kellow records only three covers where the 4d. ship letter rate has been paid with a multiple of the Courier 1d. There is this co...

(x) Tasmania1853 Courier StampsCovers1855 (11 July) envelope from Hobart Town "p Marco Polo" to London, bearing 4d. Plate II with good margins and lightly cancelled, "general post office/hobart town/vdl" datestamp in red alongside UK "d6" handstamp, Australian Packet and London datestamps on reverse. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1855-91 Chalon StampsProofs1d. plate proof in dull carmine on unwatermarked thick paper, a block of six (2x3) with margins nearly all round, small tear at right and the usual traces of marks on face, and a horizontal pair with clear margins, crease, etc.; reprinted proofs without value in pale blue on card, in black on pink paper and in red on green paper. Also Courbold reprinted proof without value in orange on thin card. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1855-91 Chalon StampsImperforate1855 London print 1d. (10 with a strip of three pen-cancelled with neat grid and another with manuscript cancellation), 2d. (12 with two pairs) and 4d. (15 with a strip of three, two pairs and one on piece with 2d.), 1856-57 no watermark 1d. (5, one apparently unused, not guaranteed), 2d. (8), 4d. (5, one apparently unused) and pelure paper 1d. (5, one unused - repaired), and 1857-67 watermarked with double-lined numerals 1d. (22 with a strip of four, a pair with manuscript "Registered letter 6/6/67" and a single with Port Arthur Prisons Letter hand...

(x) Tasmania1855-91 Chalon StampsImperforate1858-67 6d./1/- group, comprising 6d. and 1/- plate proofs in black, 6d. prepared for use but not issued, 6d. lilac strip of three on Large Star watermarked paper, and issued stamps with 1858 6d. (2) on piece, 1/- (6, one apparently unused) and a fiscally used block of thirty (10x3), and 1860-67 6d. (40) in a range of shades and with reddish mauve strip of five cancelled in manuscript; condition a little mixed though generally of good to fine appearanceprovenance:Maurice Burrus, November 1962 for 6d. proof stripSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in...

(x) Tasmania1855-91 Chalon StampsImperforate Covers1856-67 selection (9), four addressed internally franked at 1d. (drop letter rate from Kingston to Browns River), 4d. (2, one from Circular Head) or 8d., one to Melbourne with 2d. and 4d., one to Sydney with 2d. (3) cancelled "10" (Brighton), and three to England, one bearing London print 4d., one with London print 6d. and one with 1860-67 6d. cancelled "26" and with manuscript "Don 16/5/66"; generally good to fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions...

(x) Tasmania1855-91 Chalon StampsImperforate Covers1856 (14 May) front and part back from Hobart Town to Edinburgh, bearing 1855 London print 1d. carmine (2, one touched on one side) and 4d. blue twice neatly cancelled "64", showing "general post office/hobart town/vdl" Crowned datestamp and UK "d6" rate handstamp additional tying one 1d. and the 4d., Australian Packet and arrival datestamps on reverse. A rare and attractive franking. S.G. 14, 18, £1,930+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions f...

(x) Tasmania1855-91 Chalon StampsPerforatedA collection arranged in ascending order of value on pages, comprising perf. 10 1d. (20, ten unused), 2d. (9, three unused), 4d. (6, one unused), 6d. (15, two unused) and 1/- (5), perf. 12 1d. (25, eight unused, one with watermark error "2" cancelled in manuscript and a strip of eight with Hobart Town Chief Office datestamps), 2d. (8), 4d. (14, four unused), 6d. (8) and 1/- (11), perf. 10x12 1d. and 4d., a range of the roulettes, serrated perfs. and pin-perfs. (30, none guaranteed though well worth careful study), Post Office perf. 11½ 6d. (18 with a...

(x) Tasmania1855-91 Chalon StampsPerforated1865-69 perf compound of 10x12, 4d. blue, a large example neatly cancelled "52". A very fine and attractive example of this rare stamp. R.P.S. Certificate (1935). S.G. 79, £2500. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, September 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1855-91 Chalon StampsPerforated1884 Post Office perf. 12, 6d. reddish purple horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, fresh unused with traces of gum, very rare. S.G. 142a, £2,250. Also 1865-71 perf 12 4d. pen-cancelled pair imperforate between amd 1/- vertical pair imperforate between cancelled by forged "109" obliterators and a pen-cancelled strip of three containing a pair imperforate between. Photo for firstSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1855-91 Chalon StampsPerforated Covers1867-80 selection (5) comprising 1866 from Hobart Town to Victoria with perf. 10 6d. grey-violet, 1867 Launceston drop letter entire letter with perf. 10 1d., 1870 envelope from Bothwell to Hobart Town with perf. 12 4d., 1870 blue envelope from Hobart to Longford bearing perf. 10 2d. apparently used on the first day of the new inland rate reduced from 4d. (A.P.S. Certificate, 1994), and 1880 envelope from Hobart Town to England bearing perf. 11½ 1/-Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more informatio...

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsDie Proofs1d., 2d. (2, one initialled at foot), 3d., 4d., 8d. and 5/-, all stamp-size in black on glazed card dated between 1870 and 1890 on reverseSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsDie Proofs2d., 4d., 9d., 10d. and 5/- (2), all but the 2d. (43x47mm.) stamp-size in black on glazed card and inset on four pieces of thick card; a couple with margins a little soiled, otherwise fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsDie Proofs9d. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and dated "April. 1 1871."Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsImperforate Plate ProofsA selection (54) comprising no watermark 4d. blue, 4d. black block of four and 9d. violet (5 with a block of four), watermark Crown CC 2d. green (5 with a block of four), 4d. blue, 4d. black, 9d. deep orange (2), 9d. bistre and 9d. bright mauve blocks of four and 10d. lilac block of four, and watermark "tas" 2d. green, 3d. red-brown (2), 4d. black block of four, 4d. blue block of four, 9d. deep orange, 9d. bistre, 9d. bright mauve and 9d. lilac, many gummed. A fine and attractive groupSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to...

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsIssued StampsA collection arranged in ascending order of value on pages, comprising ½d. (45 with imperforate unused and used pairs), 1d. (127) with some earlier shades unused, 1891 imperforate pair, unused and used singles, 2d. (60) with 1871-78 yellow-green unused pair and perf. 12 used, 3d. (51) with 1871-80 perf. 11½ or 12 unused (7), 4d. blue (5, two apparently unused), 4d. bistre/yellow (88) with 1880-91 perf. 11½ yellow block of four and buff blocks of four, eighteen and twenty-five, 8d. (61) with 1907 perf. 11 mint corner block of forty-two showing c...

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsIssued Stamps1870-71 perf. 12, 10d. black horizontal pair, variety imperforate, fresh with part original gum; fine. S.G. 131a, £700. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsIssued Stamps1871-78 perf 11½, 1d. rose vertical pair, variety imperforate, close to good margins, cancelled by Hobart Town duplex, horizontal crease between otherwise fine. Very rare. RPSV Certificate (2001). S.G. 144a, £1300. PhotoNote: In Philately from Australia, June 2014, Gary Diffen records only six examples of this variety including one in the Royal Collection. Two horizontal pairs are known, all the rest being vertical. No mint examples are known.provenance:Colonel Harrie Evans, May 2002Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on B...

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsIssued Stamps1871-78 perf. 11½, 3d. pale red-brown vertical pair with narrow sheet margin at right, variety imperforate horizontally, fresh mint with the lower stamp unmounted; lower stamp with a gum wrinkle, otherwise fine. Very rare, according to Gary Diffen in Philately from Australia, June 2014, only five mint and one used example known. S.G. 146b, £3,500. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, September 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsIssued Stamps1871-78 perf. 11½, 4d. buff lower left corner block of eight (4x2) with plate number "3", fine unmounted mint. S.G. 147b, £640+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsIssued Stamps1871-78 perf. 12, 9d. pale blue horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, part original gum; thin speck towards foot, otherwise fine and very rare. R.P.S. Certificate (1934). S.G. 154a, £3,750. Photoprovenance:William Frazer, September 2003Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsIssued Stamps1880-91 perf. 12, 3d. red-brown marginal block of four from the top of the sheet with current number "47", variety imperforate between, lightly mounted mint; a couple of minor gum creases, otherwise fine and a very rare multiple and possibly unique of this important variety. S.G. 165b, £4,500+. PhotoNote: In Philately from Australia, June 2014, Gary Diffen records strips of five and three, a plate block of four and three pairs.Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms an...

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsSurcharges½d. on 1d. mint (14 with a block of six and one overprinted "specimen"), used (5, one a pale shade - corner crease, with variety "al" sideways, cancelled with New Norfolk March 1889 datestamp) and reprints (32 with an imperforate block of thirty), and 2½d. on 9d. mint (24 with a block of ten, one variety surcharge double, one inverted, Ceremuga Certificate, 2001, and one "imperforate"), a reprint and used (8, one variety surcharge double, one inverted - corner fault, on piece with ½d. orange); generally good to fine. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Ham...

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsSurcharges2½d. on 9d. pale blue marginal block of four from the top of the sheet, variety surcharge double, one inverted, fresh mint with part original gum; a fine and rare multiple. S.G. 168a, £2,800+. PhotoSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsCovers1875 (Mar.) "Molesworth Jeffrey" printed envelope from New Norfolk to England, bearing 1d. and 2d. pairs with each stamp neatly cancelled "63" and showing indistinct "bournrane/Parish of/Wellington" handstamp and despatch datestamp at foot, 1875 (June) envelope "via Brindisi" to London bearing 3d. in combination with Chalon 6d. cancelled "52" with despatch datestamp alongside and arrival datestamp at foot, and 1880 envelope to Weston Super Mare and redirected to Rooksbridge bearing De La Rue 8d. with "tasmania" duplexSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price...

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsCovers1883 (24 July) 2d. per ½oz. quintuple rate blue envelope (222x96mm., minor imperfections) from Hobart to Swanport, bearing 1871 10d. black neatly cancelled with duplex, part arrival datestamp on reverse. A rare non-philatelic usage of this stamp. Photoprovenance:David M. Cohen, July 2007Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsCovers1889 (Apr.) envelope from Buckland? to U.S.A. bearing 1d. pair cancelled "73" and showing rare "Deficient Postage/Fine/to pay" handstamp completed for 4d. and 6d. for a total of 10d. and with "u.s.charge/to/collect/20 Cents" handstamp, the reverse bearing Postage Due 65c. strip of four (defective), 1889 (Dec.) envelope from Hobart to South Africa bearing 2½d. on 9d. with duplex and with two "inconnu/onbekend" boxed handstamps, and an undated envelope (small faults) to Huon Road bearing De La Rue 1d. cancelled with fine "refused" framed handstamp. An...

(x) Tasmania1870-1909 Sideface StampsCovers1893 (23 Oct.) envelope registered from Hobart to the Australian Stamp & Coin Company in Sydney, bearing 1891 2½d. on 9d. pale blue horizontal pair, variety surcharge double, one inverted twice cancelled with duplex and with faint registration handstamp at left, arrival datestamp on reverse; some foxing around the perforations though a rare used multiple of this scarce variety on cover. S.G. 168a, £1,600. Photoprovenance:David M. Cohen, July 2007Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please v...

(x) Tasmania1892-1907 Keyplate IssueDie Proofs2½d. in black on glazed card (92x60mm.), marked "before hardening" and dated "25 sep. 91"Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.

(x) Tasmania1892-1907 Keyplate IssueDie Proofs2½d. in black on glazed card (42x45mm.) inset on thick card, fineSubject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium.