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AUSTRALIA : AUSTRALIA - BCOF JAPAN
Lot
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1779
1946 Proof opts in thin seriffed letters, set ½d to 3d on separate pieces with 'AUST ARMY PO 241 / 18 OC 46 ' cds, comprising ½d, 1d & 3d red opts, 1d & 3d black opts, 3d opt in gold. VFU. ACSC J1PP(2), J2PP(2)A&B, J3PP(2)A,B&C cat $4500. Very rare genuine set of proof opts which were issued along with the normal stamps. Ex Arthur Gray. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (6). (P)
  A$1500
(US$1035)
(€930)
(£795)
  A$2500
(US$1725)
(€1550)
(£1325)
A$
1780
1946-48 opt set ½d to 5/- thin paper,, plus 1d with blue-black opt. VF MUH. ACSC J1-7 cat $243. SG J1-7 & J1a cat £220. (8) (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
1781
1946-48 opt set ½d to 5/- both thick & thin papers. Generally F-VF MUH. ACSC J1-8 cat $648. SG J1-7, J1a & J7a cat £330. (8) (P)
  A$170
(US$117)
(€105)
(£90)
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
A$
1782
1946-48 opt set ½d to 5/- thick paper, plus 1d blue opt. VF fresh MUH. SG J1-7, +J2a cat £250. ACSC J1-7,+J2c cat $500. (8). (P)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
A$
1783
1946-48 opt set ½d to 5/- (thin paper). VF MLH/MUH. SG J1-7a cat £190, ACSC cat $380. (7) (P)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£64)
  A$160
(US$110)
(€99)
(£85)
A$
1784
1946-48 opt set ½d to 5/- thin paper. VFU with proper cds. SG J1-7a cat £275. (7). (P)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
A$
1785
1946-48 opt set ½d to 5/- both papers, plus 1d blue-black opt. VFU with proper Army PO cds. SG J1-7, J2a & J7a cat £565. (9). (P)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
1786
1946-48 opt set ½d to 5/-, thick paper. F-VF U. SG J1-7 cat £275. (7) (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
A$
1787
1946-48 opt set ½d to 5/- with both 5/- thick paper plus 5/- thin paper, plus extra shade or opt types for ½d to 1/-, also 1d blue-black opt. F-VF U/CTO. ACSC cat $730. SG J1-7, J2a & J7a cat £610. (15) (P)
  A$220
(US$152)
(€136)
(£117)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
A$
1788
1946-48 opt Queen 1d brown thin trial opt in black. VF fresh MUH. SG J2(p) cat £100+. ACSC J2PP(2)A cat $350. (P)
  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£64)
  A$180
(US$124)
(€112)
(£95)
A$
1789
1946-48 opt KGVI 3d brown, variety 'most of B & part of J missing', so opt looks like ICOF instead of BCOF. SG J3(var). ACSC J3(var). Very rare variety, certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$300
(US$207)
(€186)
(£159)
A$
1790
1946-48 opt KGVI 3d brown, error opt DOUBLE, typical weakly inked 2nd impression shifted to right. VFU. ACSC J3ca cat $2250, SG J3a cat £1300. Extremely rare genuine used & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
  A$1500
(US$1035)
(€930)
(£795)
A$
1791
1946-48 opt KGVI 3d brown thin trial opt in black. VF fresh MUH. SG J3(PB) footnote cat £100+. ACSC J3PP(2)A cat $300. Very scarce genuine example & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
A$
1792
1946-48 opt KGVI 3d brown thin trial opt in black. VF fresh MUH. SG J3(p) footnote cat £100+. ACSC J3PP(2)A cat $300. (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
A$
1793
1946-48 opt KGVI 3d brown with 'CO' & 'P' omitted from opt, so opt is 'B F / JA AN 1946', believed caused by foreign matter during printing. VFU on piece, mnr wrinkling. SG J3(var). Spectacular. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$350
(US$242)
(€217)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$345)
(€310)
(£265)
A$
1794
1946-48 opt Kookaburra 6d, variety opt shifted left. U, small thin. ACSC J4(var), SG J4(var) cat £23+ for normal.
  A$20
(US$14)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
A$
1795
1946-48 opt Lyrebird 1/- UR cnr horiz pr, variety 'narrow N' at right. VF fresh MUH. ACSC J5/5j cat $500+, SG J5/5c cat £370+ as singles while such setenant positional multiple should be + 50% so £550+. Rare variety & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
1796
1946-48 opt ½d orange (6) with 'Aust Unit Postal Stn 453 16 OC 49' cds (Eta Jima), on cover with BCOF flap crest. To Australia. SG J1 cat £66 as loose stamps, should be at least double, £132 on cover. (P)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£42)
A$
1797
1946-48 opt ½d blk of 6 with 'Aust Unit Postal Stn 453 20 MR 49' cds (Eta Jima) on cover with BCOF flap crest. To Australia. SG J1 cat £66 as loose stamps, should be at least double £132 on cover.
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£42)
A$
1798
1946-48 opt ½d orange strip of 6 & pr with 'Aust Army PO 512 29 MY 48' cds (Kure) on long Registered cover (flts), with h/s Reg label/cachet. To Sydney with arrival b/s. SG J1 cat £88 as loose stamps, should be at least double, £178 on cover.
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£42)
A$
1799
1946-48 opt 1/- blk of 4 with 'Aust Unit Postal Stn 497 16 MY 49' cds (Kure) on cover with BCOF flap crest. To Australia. SG J5 cat £88 as loose stamps, should be at least double, £178 on cover. (P)
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£32)
  A$90
(US$62)
(€56)
(£48)
A$
1800
1946-48 opt 1/- pr with 'Aust Unit Postal Stn 497 18 MY 49' cds (Kure), on cover with BCOF flap crest. To Australia. SG J5 cat £50 as loose stamps, should be at least double, £100 on cover.
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$80
(US$55)
(€50)
(£42)
A$
1801
1946-48 opt 1/- (6) with 'Aust Army PO 512 19 NO 49' cds (Kure) on cover with BCOF flap crest. To Australia. SG J5 cat £132 as loose stamps, should be at least double, £264 on cover. (P)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
A$
1802
1946-48 opt 5/- with 'Aust Army PO 512? 13 AU 49'? Cds on cover with BCOF flap crest. VF. SG J7 cat £180 as loose stamps, should be at least double, £360 on cover. (P)
  A$130
(US$90)
(€81)
(£69)
  A$200
(US$138)
(€124)
(£106)
A$
1803
1946-48 opt 5/- pair with 'Aust Army PO 512 5 SE 49' cds (Kobe), on cover with BCOF flap crest. F-VF, sl cover wrinkles. SG J7 cat £340 as loose stamps, should be at least double, £680 on cover. (P)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
1804
1948 Airmail cover franked GB KGVI 3d blk of 5, tied by 'Aust Army PO 214 21 MY 48' cds (Empire House, Tokyo), cpl tones, minor creasing. From Cornes & Co Ltd Yokohama to England. Rare Army PO use for business mail.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
A$
1805
1948 Airmail cover franked GB 7d pr & 1d, tied by 'Aust Army PO 214 1 AV 48' cds (Empire House, Tokyo), roughly opened. From Cornes & Co Ltd Yokohama to London. Rare Army PO use for business mail.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
A$
1806
1949 Airmail cover franked GB KGVI 6d (10), tied by 'Aust Army PO 214' cds (Empire House, Tokyo). From Associated China Traders Tokyo to Hong Kong. Rare Army PO use for business mail.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
A$
1807
1949 Airmail cover franked GB KGVI 1/- (6), tied by 'Aust Army PO 214' cds (Empire House, Tokyo). From Associated China Traders Tokyo to Hong Kong. Rare Army PO use for business mail.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
A$
1808
1949 Airmail cover franked GB KGVI 6d (10), tied by 'Aust Army PO 214 13 JA 49' cds (Empire House, Tokyo). From Associated China Traders Tokyo to Hong Kong. Rare Army PO use for business mail.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
A$
1809
1949 Airmail cover franked GB KGVI 3d (12), tied by 'Aust Army PO 214 17 MR 49' cds (Empire House, Tokyo). From Associated China Traders Tokyo to Hong Kong. Rare Army PO use for business mail.
  A$40
(US$28)
(€25)
(£21)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£37)
A$
1810
1949 Airmail cover franked GB KG6 3d (2) & 6d (8), tied by 'Aust Army PO 214 8 AP 49' cds (Empire House, Tokyo). From Associated China Traders Tokyo to Hong Kong. Rare Army PO use for business mail.
  A$40
(US$28)
(€25)
(£21)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£37)
A$
1811
1949 Airmail cover franked GB KGVI 3d (14), tied by 'Aust Army PO 214 16 AP 49' cds (Empire House, Tokyo). From Associated China Traders Tokyo to Hong Kong. Rare Army PO use for business mail.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
A$
1812
1949 Air Mail cover franked GB KGVI 2/6 green pr, tied by 'Aust Army PO 214 3 MY 49' cds (Empire House, Tokyo). From Associated China Traders Tokyo to Hong Kong. Rare Army PO use for business mail, plus a high franking.
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
  A$100
(US$69)
(€62)
(£53)
A$
1813
1947 Cover franked NZ 1944 Health 2d+1d, tied by 'Aust Army PO 214 5 JE 47' cds (Empire House, Tokyo). To USA with b/s 'No 8 Aust Base PO C 6 JE 47' cds. Proud rated 60 points.
  A$20
(US$14)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
A$
1814
1947 Cover franked NZ 1946 Health 2d + 1d, tied by 'Aust Army PO 0130 19 JY 47' cds (Kyoto Submarine Base). To USA with same b/s. Proud rated 250 points.
  A$20
(US$14)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
A$
1815
1947 Cover franked NZ 1946 Health 2d + 1d, tied by 'Aust Army PO 0130 19 JY 47' cds (Kyoto Submarine Base). To USA with same b/s. Proud rated 250 points.
  A$20
(US$14)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
A$
1816
Post WW2 BCOF period b&w photos inc city/street scenes, destroyed areas inc Hiroshima, Macarthur, US soldiers etc. F-VF. (39).
  A$275
(US$190)
(€171)
(£146)
  A$400
(US$276)
(€248)
(£212)
A$
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