Stamps and Covers of the World

13 Dec 2005, starting at 10:30 GMT .

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Australian States: New South Wales: 1871 Mourning envelope from Clanmire to England, bearing 1871-1902 1d. and 5d., few imperfections. (24)

Australian States: Western Australia: 1903 O.H.M.S. envelope registered to Perth, franked by 4d. brown tied by oval framed "R", with a range of unclaimed and D.L.O. marks, interesting item. (455)

Australia: 1902-04 postage due 20s. mint, some faults at top otherwise fine and fresh, very scarce. SG £3,750. (86)

Australia: 1912-23 postage due perf. 14 £1 mint, small gum imperfections otherwise fine, scarce. SG £750. (71)

Australia: 1919-35 selection of Airmail covers inc. 1919 flight by Harry Butler, printed souvenir card flown from Adelaide to Minlaton, some faults, 1931 Abel Tasman Batavia Centrum flight, 1934 England - Australia Air Races cover, pilot signed, etc., varied condition. (70)

1887-92 Jubilee Issue: £1 green TD, a mint example from lower-right corner of sheet, some slight gum distribution, otherwise fine and fresh.

1902-10 De La Rue: ½d. yellowish-green with St. Andrews Cross attached, fine used on 1910 p.p.c., tied by neat Selbourne c.d.s.

1902-10 De La Rue: 1½d. to 1/- set of nine values on chalk surfaced paper, fine and fresh mint.

1902-10 De La Rue: 4d. orange-brown, fine used horizontal strip of three.

1902-10 De La Rue: 2/6d. lilac in a used block with Ipswich circular rubber parcel cancels, fine.

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27.5% on the first £20,000 of the hammer price;
26% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £20,000 up to and including £700,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £700,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

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