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AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH PRE-DECIMAL ISSUES

Auction # 148

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AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH PRE-DECIMAL ISSUES :
Australia.
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Post Office presentation folder containing 64 stamps including 1916 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo perf OS with variety Post Office presentation folder containing 64 stamps including 1916 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo perf OS with variety "Kangaroo's foot broken (obscured by puncture) and pointed Tail", 1929 5/- Grey and Yellow Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo perf OS, 1930 4d Die II Small Multiple Wmk perforated 13 KGV, Perf OS Commemorative set excluding 1d Canberra, 1931 2d and 3d Kingsford Smith O/P OS, 1932 1/- Green Lyrebird O/P OS, 1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge set, all CTO with gum and 1932-34 C of A Wmk Kangaroo set O/P Specimen Type D, the 10/- and 1 MVLH, the 2 MUH. Most are unhinged with some lightly hinged, usual mixed centering and the odd short perf. In our opinion this pack is missing 1927 1d Canberra perf OS, 1931 6d Brown Air Mail O/P OS and 1932 3d Sydney Bridge O/P OS, which we would have expected this pack to include and includes some other that weren't part of the original folder. Comes complete with assembly note for set number 131, dated 29 May, 1934 and original envelope.
700
750
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Post Office presentation folder containing 68 stamps including 1916 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo perf OS with variety Post Office presentation folder containing 68 stamps including 1916 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo perf OS with variety "Misplaced kangaroo" (catalogue value $5,000.00), 1929 5/- Grey and Yellow Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo, Perf OS Commemorative set (the 1d WA Centenary with tone spot), 1931 2d and 3d Kingsford Smith O/P OS, 1932 1/- Green Lyrebird O/P OS, 1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge set and 1934 Victorian Centenary set, all CTO with gum plus 1 Grey Third Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type C with damaged C MUH with tiny gum tone and rounded corner (catalogue value $1,000.00 for MLH), 1932 10/- Grey and Pink C of A Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type C MUH with a few short perfs (catalogue value $1,750.00) and 1934 2 Black and Red C of A Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type D MUH with tone spot. All are unhinged, the mentioned items as per description, the odd fault on undescribed items.
1250
1400
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276
1914 6d Maroon Engraved Kookaburra MUH and well centered.1914 6d Maroon Engraved Kookaburra MUH and well centered.
150
150
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277
1914 6d Maroon Engraved Kookaburra block of 4 mint with hinge remainders centered to upper right. Top right unit with tiny thin.1914 6d Maroon Engraved Kookaburra block of 4 mint with hinge remainders centered to upper right. Top right unit with tiny thin.
150
140
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278
1914 6d Maroon Engraved Kookaburra CTO with gum.1914 6d Maroon Engraved Kookaburra CTO with gum.
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55
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279
1931 Kingsford Smith set O/P OS MLH, the 3d value with hinge remainder and a minute gum thin, not mentioned on the 2010 Ceremuga certificate, stating genuine in all respects.1931 Kingsford Smith set O/P OS MLH, the 3d value with hinge remainder and a minute gum thin, not mentioned on the 2010 Ceremuga certificate, stating genuine in all respects.
120
110
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1931 3d Kingsford Smith O/P OS with 1931 3d Kingsford Smith O/P OS with "Plane dropping mailbag" variety CTO without gum. A few short perfs at left. Rare. 2019 Ceremuga certificate stating genuine in all respects. ACSC 142(OS)d. Catalogue Value $750.00.
250
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1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge set MUH. 5/- value with gum toning.1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge set MUH. 5/- value with gum toning.
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282
1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge MUH and well centered. 2 Light tone spots on gum.1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge MUH and well centered. 2 Light tone spots on gum.
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283
1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge in attractive upper left Plate dot corner block of 4. Lightly hinged on upper left unit and selvedge, other units are MUH. Small thin in selvedge. Plate dots are very scarce as these were frequently removed when guillotining into panes of 20. ACSC 148z.1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge in attractive upper left Plate dot corner block of 4. Lightly hinged on upper left unit and selvedge, other units are MUH. Small thin in selvedge. Plate dots are very scarce as these were frequently removed when guillotining into panes of 20. ACSC 148z.
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1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge well centered imprint block of 6, lightly hinged on 2 upper units and barely perceptible gum disturbance on one lower unit, otherwise MUH. Superb.1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge well centered imprint block of 6, lightly hinged on 2 upper units and barely perceptible gum disturbance on one lower unit, otherwise MUH. Superb.
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285
1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge MLH and well centered.1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge MLH and well centered.
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285
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286
1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge MLH and well centered. Small gum tone in hinge area.1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge MLH and well centered. Small gum tone in hinge area.
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287
1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge MLH and centered to upper left with a few short perfs and disturbed gum.1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge MLH and centered to upper left with a few short perfs and disturbed gum.
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1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge fine used and well centered. An attractive commercially used example.1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge fine used and well centered. An attractive commercially used example.
180
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1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge fine used and well centered on piece. Minor bends.1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge fine used and well centered on piece. Minor bends.
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290
1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge CTO with gum and centered to left.1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge CTO with gum and centered to left.
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1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge CTO with gum and centered to left.1932 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge CTO with gum and centered to left.
130
130
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1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge CTO with gum and reasonably centered with a few fluffy perfs.1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge CTO with gum and reasonably centered with a few fluffy perfs.
120
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293
1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge CTO without gum. A few blunt perfs.1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge CTO without gum. A few blunt perfs.
120
130
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294
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge set CTO without gum. 5/- value well centered.1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge set CTO without gum. 5/- value well centered.
170
170
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295
1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge CTO with gum, well centered, with a couple of blunt perfs.1932 5/- Green Sydney Harbour Bridge CTO with gum, well centered, with a couple of blunt perfs.
130
190
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1934 Perf 11 Victorian Centenary set in well centered imprint blocks of 4. 2d and 3d lightly hinged on top units, 1/- lightly hinged on top left unit with remaining units MUH.1934 Perf 11 Victorian Centenary set in well centered imprint blocks of 4. 2d and 3d lightly hinged on top units, 1/- lightly hinged on top left unit with remaining units MUH.
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190
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1934 Macarthur set in MUH blocks of 4. 9d value well centered.1934 Macarthur set in MUH blocks of 4. 9d value well centered.
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1934 Macarthur set in Ash Imprint blocks of 4 MUH and reasonably centered.1934 Macarthur set in Ash Imprint blocks of 4 MUH and reasonably centered.
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1934 Macarthur set in Ash Imprint blocks of 4 MUH and reasonably centered.1934 Macarthur set in Ash Imprint blocks of 4 MUH and reasonably centered.
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1934 Macarthur set of 4, 1935 Anzac set, 1935 Silver Jubilee set, 1936 SA Centenary set and 1937 NSW Sesqui set MUH and mostly well centered.1934 Macarthur set of 4, 1935 Anzac set, 1935 Silver Jubilee set, 1936 SA Centenary set and 1937 NSW Sesqui set MUH and mostly well centered.
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1934 1/6 No Wmk Hermes in MUH well centered block of 4.1934 1/6 No Wmk Hermes in MUH well centered block of 4.
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1935 Anzac set in blocks of 4 MUH and reasonably centered.1935 Anzac set in blocks of 4 MUH and reasonably centered.
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1935 1/- Black Anzac matching Plate No 1 and Plate No 2 blocks of 4 MUH and well centered. The Plate 1 block is lightly hinged on selvedge, the Plate 2 block has a few bluntish perfs.1935 1/- Black Anzac matching Plate No 1 and Plate No 2 blocks of 4 MUH and well centered. The Plate 1 block is lightly hinged on selvedge, the Plate 2 block has a few bluntish perfs.
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1935 Silver Jubilee set in well centered imprint blocks of 4, lightly hinged on top units and lowers units MUH.1935 Silver Jubilee set in well centered imprint blocks of 4, lightly hinged on top units and lowers units MUH.
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170
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1936 2d Cable MUH imprint block of 4 with 1936 2d Cable MUH imprint block of 4 with "Recut shading in sky and sea below U" of "Australia" and "Waterspout" retouch - recut shading lines in sky under "TA" of "Postage" at left varieties. ACSC 169zt.
120
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1937 3d Blue Die I KGVI reasonably well centered imprint block of 8, MLH on one unit, remaining units MUH. Some perf separation. ACSC 191z.1937 3d Blue Die I KGVI reasonably well centered imprint block of 8, MLH on one unit, remaining units MUH. Some perf separation. ACSC 191z.
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1937 3d Blue Die I 1937 3d Blue Die I "White Wattles" KGVI in well centered block of 4, lightly hinged on upper units. One slight blunt perf at base.
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1937 3d Blue Die 1A KGVI MUH well centered imprint block of 4, lightly folded through gutter. A nice example of this rare imprint. ACSC 192za. Catalogue Value $2,250.00.1937 3d Blue Die 1A KGVI MUH well centered imprint block of 4, lightly folded through gutter. A nice example of this rare imprint. ACSC 192za. Catalogue Value $2,250.00.
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1938 3d Blue Die II Thick Paper KGVI imprint block of 4 MUH and centered high. ACSC 193zb. Catalogue Value $450.00.1938 3d Blue Die II Thick Paper KGVI imprint block of 4 MUH and centered high. ACSC 193zb. Catalogue Value $450.00.
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1938 3d Blue Die II Thin Paper KGVI marginal copy with ink striping (white face and leaves) MLH. ACSC 194c.1938 3d Blue Die II Thin Paper KGVI marginal copy with ink striping (white face and leaves) MLH. ACSC 194c.
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1938 1d Green Die II Queen Mother, 1938 2d Scarlet Die II KGV, 1941 1d Red-Brown Queen Mother (3), 1941 2d Mauve KGVI (3), 1942 d Orange perf 14 Kangaroo, 1943 1d Purple-Brown Queen Mother (5), 1948 2d Purple No Wmk KGVI (3), 1949 d No Wmk Kangaroo (2), 1951 3d Scarlet KGVI, 1951 3d Green KGVI and 1953 3d Green QEII coil pairs MUH. 1938 2d Scarlet KGVI MLH.1938 1d Green Die II Queen Mother, 1938 2d Scarlet Die II KGV, 1941 1d Red-Brown Queen Mother (3), 1941 2d Mauve KGVI (3), 1942 d Orange perf 14 Kangaroo, 1943 1d Purple-Brown Queen Mother (5), 1948 2d Purple No Wmk KGVI (3), 1949 d No Wmk Kangaroo (2), 1951 3d Scarlet KGVI, 1951 3d Green KGVI and 1953 3d Green QEII coil pairs MUH. 1938 2d Scarlet KGVI MLH.
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1938 2d Scarlet Die II KGVI Flush perf imprint block of 4 MUH and No imprint left corner block of 4 MUH on lower units and lightly hinged on upper units. ACSC 188bf and zs.1938 2d Scarlet Die II KGVI Flush perf imprint block of 4 MUH and No imprint left corner block of 4 MUH on lower units and lightly hinged on upper units. ACSC 188bf and zs.
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1938 2d Scarlet Die II KGVI full upper Plate No 3 gutter block of 8 MUH. Hinged on selvedge. ACSC 188zb.1938 2d Scarlet Die II KGVI full upper Plate No 3 gutter block of 8 MUH. Hinged on selvedge. ACSC 188zb.
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1942 d Brown-Orange Perf 14 Kangaroo MUH. A scarce shade with only 2 sheets recorded. ACSC 179D.1942 d Brown-Orange Perf 14 Kangaroo MUH. A scarce shade with only 2 sheets recorded. ACSC 179D.
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1942 d Brown-Orange Perf 14 Kangaroo imprint block of 4 MUH. A scarce shade with only 2 sheets recorded. Catalogue Value $1,750.00. ACSC 179D.1942 d Brown-Orange Perf 14 Kangaroo imprint block of 4 MUH. A scarce shade with only 2 sheets recorded. Catalogue Value $1,750.00. ACSC 179D.
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1938 10/- Thick Paper Robes Authority imprint block of 4 centered to base and 1 Thick Paper Robes Ash imprint block of 4 centered to left MUH.1938 10/- Thick Paper Robes Authority imprint block of 4 centered to base and 1 Thick Paper Robes Ash imprint block of 4 centered to left MUH.
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1938 1 Thick Paper Robe Ash imprint corner block of 4 MUH and reasonably centered with even light gum tone.1938 1 Thick Paper Robe Ash imprint corner block of 4 MUH and reasonably centered with even light gum tone.
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1938 Thick Paper Robes set, the 5/- and 10/- values MUH, the 1 value MLH and well centered.1938 Thick Paper Robes set, the 5/- and 10/- values MUH, the 1 value MLH and well centered.
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1938 Robes set in MUH well centered imprint blocks of 4. The 5/- value is Thin Paper, 10/- and 1 values Thick Paper, tiny gum disturbance on 1 1 unit. The 5/- and 10/- values are Authority imprints, the 1 is an Ash imprint.1938 Robes set in MUH well centered imprint blocks of 4. The 5/- value is Thin Paper, 10/- and 1 values Thick Paper, tiny gum disturbance on 1 1 unit. The 5/- and 10/- values are Authority imprints, the 1 is an Ash imprint.
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1938 10/- and 1 Thick Paper Robes O/P Specimen MLH and well centered. ACSC 214x and 216x.1938 10/- and 1 Thick Paper Robes O/P Specimen MLH and well centered. ACSC 214x and 216x.
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1948-49 Thin Paper Robes set MUH and well centered.1948-49 Thin Paper Robes set MUH and well centered.
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1948-49 Thin Paper Robes set MUH and well centered.1948-49 Thin Paper Robes set MUH and well centered.
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1948-49 Thin Paper Robes set MUH and well centered.1948-49 Thin Paper Robes set MUH and well centered.
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1948-49 Thin Paper Robes set with 5/- normal and tinted paper in well centered Authority imprint blocks of 4. 1 value lightly hinged on upper units, otherwise MUH.1948-49 Thin Paper Robes set with 5/- normal and tinted paper in well centered Authority imprint blocks of 4. 1 value lightly hinged on upper units, otherwise MUH.
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1938 Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations complete sheet of 49 labels MUH showing a variety of Australian scenes. Some perf separation.1938 Australia's 150th Anniversary Celebrations complete sheet of 49 labels MUH showing a variety of Australian scenes. Some perf separation.
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1940 AIF set MUH and well centered. (10 sets).1940 AIF set MUH and well centered. (10 sets).
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1942 2d Scarlet KGVI 2/6 Black on Fawn cover booklet with inverted watermark MUH. ACSC B53Ba. Retail $150.00.1942 2d Scarlet KGVI 2/6 Black on Fawn cover booklet with inverted watermark MUH. ACSC B53Ba. Retail $150.00.
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1941 2d Scarlet KGVI No imprint gutter corner block of 4, lightly hinged on top units and lower units MUH. Only recorded from the left corner as ACSC 230zo. No imprint blocks are the result of ink stripping. Catalogue Value $1,000.00.1941 2d Scarlet KGVI No imprint gutter corner block of 4, lightly hinged on top units and lower units MUH. Only recorded from the left corner as ACSC 230zo. No imprint blocks are the result of ink stripping. Catalogue Value $1,000.00.
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1945 5d Indigo Duke and Duchess of Gloucester block of 4 MUH, lower left unit with printing void below Duchess, caused by adhesion of foreign matter to the transfer roller.1945 5d Indigo Duke and Duchess of Gloucester block of 4 MUH, lower left unit with printing void below Duchess, caused by adhesion of foreign matter to the transfer roller.
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1956 1/6 No Wmk Hermes marginal block of 29 MUH and well centered.1956 1/6 No Wmk Hermes marginal block of 29 MUH and well centered.
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1949 1 Arms marginal copy with diagonal pre-printing paper fold MUH and well centered.1949 1 Arms marginal copy with diagonal pre-printing paper fold MUH and well centered.
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1949-50 Arms set MUH and well centered.1949-50 Arms set MUH and well centered.
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1949-50 Arms set MLH and well centered.1949-50 Arms set MLH and well centered.
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1949 1 Arms Specimen with 1949 1 Arms Specimen with "IM" joined overprint error MLH. Extremely rare. (The ACSC states that the error occurred on Position (13) in the forme of 30 and were probably only on the first printings). 2019 Ceremuga certificate stating genuine in all respects. ACSC 270zb. Catalogue Value $5,750.00.
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1950 2 Arms Specimen with 1950 2 Arms Specimen with "IM" joined overprint error MUH. Extremely rare. (The ACSC states that the error occurred on Position (13) in the forme of 30 and were probably only on the first printings). 2019 Ceremuga certificate stating genuine in all respects. ACSC 271zb. Catalogue Value $7,500.00.
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1949-50 Arms set O/P Specimen MUH and well centered.1949-50 Arms set O/P Specimen MUH and well centered.
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1949-50 Arms set O/P Specimen MUH.1949-50 Arms set O/P Specimen MUH.
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1949-50 Arms set O/P Specimen MUH with mixed centering. Small mark on gum of 10/- value.1949-50 Arms set O/P Specimen MUH with mixed centering. Small mark on gum of 10/- value.
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1949-50 Arms set O/P Specimen MLH with the odd short perf, plus a 5/- value CTO and 1966 Navigators set O/P Specimen MUH.1949-50 Arms set O/P Specimen MLH with the odd short perf, plus a 5/- value CTO and 1966 Navigators set O/P Specimen MUH.
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1962 2d Brown Non Helecon QEII upper full Plate No 1 coil perf gutter block of 8 MUH. ACSC 348z. Catalogue Value $750.00.1962 2d Brown Non Helecon QEII upper full Plate No 1 coil perf gutter block of 8 MUH. ACSC 348z. Catalogue Value $750.00.
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1962 2d Brown Non Helecon QEII lower full Plate No 2 coil perf gutter block of 8 MUH. ACSC 348zc. Catalogue Value $1,000.00.1962 2d Brown Non Helecon QEII lower full Plate No 2 coil perf gutter block of 8 MUH. ACSC 348zc. Catalogue Value $1,000.00.
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1962 2d Brown Non Helecon QEII lower full Plate No 2 coil perf gutter block of 12 MUH. ACSC 348zc.1962 2d Brown Non Helecon QEII lower full Plate No 2 coil perf gutter block of 12 MUH. ACSC 348zc.
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325
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1959 3d Blue-Green Non Helecon QEII full Plate No 5 left side with lines after coil perf block of 8 MUH and centered to right. ACSC 350zg.1959 3d Blue-Green Non Helecon QEII full Plate No 5 left side with lines after coil perf block of 8 MUH and centered to right. ACSC 350zg.
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1960 8d Red-Brown Tiger Cat in corner block of 6, lightly hinged on 3 units. One MUH stamp has variety 1960 8d Red-Brown Tiger Cat in corner block of 6, lightly hinged on 3 units. One MUH stamp has variety "Retouched shading right of animal's head, State III" and the adjoining stamp with "8d weak, with shading above retouched". Catalogue Value $165.00.
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1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered block of 4.1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered block of 4.
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140
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1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered block of 4.1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered block of 4.
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140
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1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered block of 4.1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered block of 4.
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140
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1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered marginal block of 4.1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered marginal block of 4.
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1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered block of 8.1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered block of 8.
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1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered block of 10.1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered block of 10.
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400
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1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered marginal block of 10.1964 5/- White Paper Cattle MUH well centered marginal block of 10.
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1963-65 Navigators set of 8 with 10/- and 1 values on Cream and White paper MUH and well centered.1963-65 Navigators set of 8 with 10/- and 1 values on Cream and White paper MUH and well centered.
150
160
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1964 Navigators set O/P Specimen MLH. 10/- and 1 values on Cream Paper and 2 with lower right overprint setting.1964 Navigators set O/P Specimen MLH. 10/- and 1 values on Cream Paper and 2 with lower right overprint setting.
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1964 Navigators set O/P Specimen MUH and reasonably well centered. 10/- and 1 values on White Paper. 2 with faintly toned perf and lower right overprint setting.1964 Navigators set O/P Specimen MUH and reasonably well centered. 10/- and 1 values on White Paper. 2 with faintly toned perf and lower right overprint setting.
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355
1946 BCOF set in MUH blocks of 4, mostly well centered. The 5/- value is a Thin paper lower right corner block of 4, all lower values are imprint blocks.1946 BCOF set in MUH blocks of 4, mostly well centered. The 5/- value is a Thin paper lower right corner block of 4, all lower values are imprint blocks.
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1946 BCOF set excluding d value FU. 5/- value is Thick Paper.1946 BCOF set excluding d value FU. 5/- value is Thick Paper.
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1946 3d BCOF (214) mixed MUH and MLH in singles, pairs and blocks neatly annotated on album sheets including imprint blocks of 4 (10), block of 4 with 1946 3d BCOF (214) mixed MUH and MLH in singles, pairs and blocks neatly annotated on album sheets including imprint blocks of 4 (10), block of 4 with "Pan" of "Japan" scratched variety, imprint corner blocks of 16, 24 and 40 all with constant unlisted variety "B" of "BCOF" omitted (R10/4) and several other unlisted varieties. High retail value.
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