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Public Auction #175 - Sunday September 20, 2015; 1:00 p.m.
Four Points Sheraton Hotel, 1150 Wellington Rd. South, London, ON, Canada

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British Commonwealth Stamps
277Australia THE 1919 LONDON - AUSTRALIA AIR RACE: November 1919 (AAMC.27b) "First Aerial Post" Ross & Keith Smith flight vignette, with complete margins and full original gum, never hinged. This special "stamp" was produced by the Australian Government Stamp Printer to be used on mail carried on the first airmail flight from England to Australia. Only 576 stamps were produced, 125 were destroyed, leaving 451. Of these, 364 were used on the mail, leaving a balance of 87 unused, of which many have had the surrounding selvedge removed. Approximately 25 examples are held in museums around the world. Mint examples of the stamp with selvedge all around are the greatest rarities in Australian philately.. Estimated Realization $1000.00 Bid Photo
278Bermuda #6 1865 1sh green QV issue, perf. 14, fine-very fine mint, lightly hinged..$450.00 Bid Photo
279Falkland Islands #21 1898 5sh brown red QV issue, very fine mint, lightly hinged..$250.00 Bid Photo
280Falkland Islands #28 1904 3sh gray green KEVII Definitive issue, very fine mint, lightly hinged..$175.00 Bid Photo
281Falkland Islands #29 1905 5sh dull red KEVII Definitive issue, very fine mint, lightly hinged..$240.00 Bid Photo
282Falkland Islands #54-64 1929-31 KGV Definitve set complete, very fine mint, lightly hinged..$797.40 Bid Photo
283Falkland Islands #84-96 1938-46 KGVI Definitive set complete, very fine mint, lightly hinged..$302.75 Bid Photo
284Falkland Islands #1L19-33 1954 QE Definitive set complete, very fine mint, never hinged..$240.75 Bid Photo
285Ireland SFL with boxed Montrose 4 FE 1819 cancel on reverse to Halifax, Nova Scotia, m/s rated 1/2 then crossed and re-rated 2/3, m/s Ship a: and indistint boxed red cancel, very fine. Addressed to Rev R Aitken.. Estimated Realization $50.00 Bid Photo
286Papua New Guinea cover cancelled Port Moresby 22 DEC 15 to Glasgow Scotland with Glasgow 12 Feb 1916 receiver on front, re-directed twice to England then returned, reverse with Singapore 8 JA 1916 transit, violet Papua Dead Letter Office 28 MAR 16 and red Dead Letter Office Brisbane 4 MY 16 cancels, fine-very fine and a well-travelled cover.. Estimated Realization $50.00 Bid Photo
287Rhodesia #216 1966 1sh3p issue with the Independence overprint, printing shift causing doubling in SOUTHERN RHODESIA at bottom, very fine mint, never hinged.. Estimated Realization $25.00 Bid Photo
288Rhodesia #395 1978 4c Garnet issue, an imperforate proof pair on gummed paper, very fine, never hinged.. Estimated Realization $25.00 Bid Photo
289Rhodesia & Nyasaland #141/155 1954-1956 QE Definitive issues, ten values from ½p to £1 in blocks of four with black bar overprints for use in the Post Office Training Division, very fine mint, never hinged.. Estimated Realization $50.00 Bid Photo
290Rhodesia & Nyasaland #141-150 1954-56 Queen Elizabeth ½p to 1sh6p Definitive issues in upper right corner blocks of four with counter, very fine mint, stamps are never hinged, lightly hinged in selvedge..$25.00 Bid Photo
291Rhodesia & Nyasaland #142 1954 1p ultra QE definitive issue with violet diagonal h/s POSTAGE DUE, fine-very fine mint, never hinged, 1983 PFSA certificate states it to be a forgery.. Estimated Realization $25.00 Bid Photo
292Rhodesia & Nyasaland #143-143B 1954-56 2p and 2½p QE Definitive issues in imperforate blocks of four, each stamp with a security punch, very fine mint, never hinged.. Estimated Realization $40.00 Bid Photo
293Rhodesia & Nyasaland #156 1955 3p Victoria Falls issue, imperforate final plate proof by Waterlow & Sons in colour of issue mounted on card, very fine.. Estimated Realization $300.00 Bid Photo
294Rhodesia & Nyasaland #161-163 1959-63 QE Definitive issues with various errors including 2½p lower left margin pair with paper fold resulting in double perforation, 3p block of 16 with pre-printing paper cre4ase through second row of stamps and 4p (2) one with lower left margin single with paper fold resulting in double perforation and second copy with partial mirror image printed on gum, all very fine mint, never hinged.. Estimated Realization $100.00 Bid Photo
295Rhodesia & Nyasaland #184 1963 3p Tobacco Congress issue, a vertical strip of five with a dramatic printing shift from top to bottom, very fine mint, never hinged.. Estimated Realization $50.00 Bid Photo
296Rhodesia & Nyasaland #J1-4 1961 Postage Due set of four values in horizontal pairs with each value showing the variety of missing perf hole between stamps, very fine mint, never hinged.. Estimated Realization $25.00 Bid Photo

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