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lot # 1061 - Australia australia - booklets

Thursday Dec 07, 2023 09:30 Australia/Sydney

1909-12 Commonwealth of Australia £1 red-brown on pink cover with map of Australia 'This Book Contains One Penny Stamps Value One Pound', & 'By Authority JB Cooke, Commonwealth Stamp Printer' with GPO Hobart sideways on back cover. Inside covers black printed columns for book-keeping use on yellow. No contents, but selvedge remains of NSW 1d red Arms, with '1907' marginal monogram that was introduced in mid-1908 & remained in use until 1912, indicating a late printing, since Cooke moved to Melbourne in mid-1909, with book-keeping columns filled in. Overall VF, excellent condition for such a large booklet, cover sl ink stains on back. SG SB1a unpriced while other £1 booklets cat £15,000 to £22,000. ACSC B3A(N)B listed as covers alone, while ACSC cat $30,000 for similar full booklets. This discovery was the basis of the cat listings & only 2 recorded. (P)
Estimate A$3000


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