Auction 38 - Saturday, March 13, 2021

909 M NSW 1853 8d orange, mint with some gum, 3 margins. Thinned at top left. SG 81. Cat £21,000. $750.00 Spin UpSpin Down
910 M South Australia 1866 "TEN PENCE" ovpt in blue on 9d orange-red (1st issue), rouletted. SG 35. Cat £600. LH mint. Ex Lovis. $275.00 Spin UpSpin Down
911 M Tasmania 1853 4d QV "VAN DIEMENS LAND" yellowish-orange, imperf, cut square, 4 margins, closed tear, attractive appearance. SG 12. Cat £7000. Unused no gum. $425.00 Spin UpSpin Down
912 M Tasmania 1858 1/- vermilion, wmk double-lined "12", imperf. Two contrasting shades: vermilion (4 margins, unused), pale vermilion (4 margins but cut close on 2 sides, mint). Also Perkins Bacon proof in black on handmade wove paper. SG 41. Cat £1600. Ex Lovis. $425.00 Spin UpSpin Down
913 M Tasmania 1860 6d QV; dull slate-grey, wmk double-lined "6", imperf. Horiz pair (1 4 margins, 1 slightly cut into on right side). Unused. SG 44. Cat £1900. Ex Lovis. $450.00 Spin UpSpin Down
914 U Western Australia 1858 2d Swan brown-black on red, imperf, 3 margins (2 close), cut slightly into design on 4th side. Image on back invtd. SG 15a. Cat £850. FU. Ex Lovis. $300.00 Spin UpSpin Down
915 C 1946-7 ½d-5/- "B.C.O.F. JAPAN 1946" ovpts, set of 7 FU on regd O.A.S. cover addressed to NZ soldier in NZ (but no receipt b/s), Unusually canc "R.N.Z.A.F. 333 N.Z.A.P.O." cds 11 FEB 48 (2 strikes). NZ regn label with "NZAPO 333" h/s. At this time, NZ APO 333 was at Bofu airfield, having moved from Iwakuni 2 days previously (both locations near Hiroshima). RAAF APO 30 was also at Iwakuni. So this cover may have been cancelled by favour & handed back over the counter. Exceptional (philatelic) use of NZ forces cancel on Australian stamps. Fine. SG J1-7. Cat $275 (for the stamps alone). $325.00 Spin UpSpin Down