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Posted 03/19/2017   4:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Lovely page there Frank, beautiful script.
Must be pleasing to have your Dad's work on your desk.
And you, carrying on the hobby.

In my opinion circa 1949, was the apex of Australian stamp design.
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Posted 03/19/2017   6:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

1938
Personal Page 14A



1938
Personal page 14B



1941
Steiner Page 15.

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Posted 03/19/2017   7:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

1940
Personal Page 12C

Postmarks
Perfin IHC International harvester Company

A.N.A.R.E. Australian National Antartic Research Establishment
Christmas day 1948
Heard Island Australia's only Volcano "Big Ben"

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Posted 03/20/2017   10:34 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add itma to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
Lovely page there Frank, beautiful script.
Must be pleasing to have your Dad's work on your desk.

Rod:

Here's a picture of the full page. Dad sliced a narrow strip out of the album page then reassembled the page using what was then simply known as sticky tape - I guess we would call it parcel tape now. This gave the pages a lot of flexibility so that the open album would lie flat. And it has stood the test of time. Sixty years later the pages operate as they should and not a single one shows any likelihood of separating into its component part.

The unfortunate thing is that I have no-one to whom I can pass the collection, so I am now in the process of selling/giving it off.

I have been doing a bit of reading about Steiner pages. I wasn't aware of these until I joined SCF. Doing my own album pages on a computer is something that I have always thought of doing, but never got round to it. Is my understanding correct that you need Adobe Pagemaker or InDesign to modify the pages? This alone, based on cost, would be enough to deter people. And CorelDraw is so much cheaper and, I am sure, quite capable of doing the job.

Frank.

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Posted 03/20/2017   6:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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The unfortunate thing is that I have no-one to whom I can pass the collection, so I am now in the process of selling/giving it off.


Unfortunate indeed, Frank.
Something most all of us face, I have willed my collection to my Philatelic society. Hopefully the stuff will go to other like minded conservators.

I have never hacked Steiner Pages, as a worldwide collector, I have no time.
There are a few members here that alter pages I think, but if I were you, consider your time.

I sometimes buy part collections that have been beautifully prepared,
and someone, has just hacked off the pages with scissors,
it make me wince.

My Steiner pages are basic, but consistent, and the stamps preserved in mounts, in a good dry environment.

That's about the best I can do as a caretaker.



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Posted 03/20/2017   7:05 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

2017 Indian Pacific Wheel Race.
https://www.facebook.com/IndianPacificWheelRace

The Belgian is pulling away, 1,500Km in 61 hrs = 24.5kph
He is now on the Nullabor Plain (No Trees Plain)



147 kilometres without a bend



Sunday they passed Coolgardie... an outback town with postal significance




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Posted 03/20/2017   10:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Serial numbering of Gravure Sheets.

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Posted 03/21/2017   05:05 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Date Unknown.
Aussie Blue Stamps.
Kevin Morgan :Dealer.



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Australia
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Posted 03/21/2017   6:04 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Aussie Al to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
G'day Rod

I don't remember the release date of Aussie Blue stamps or how long they ran for.
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Australia
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Posted 03/21/2017   7:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Good morning Al,
thank you, my guess is around mid 1990's

Al,
amongst your bits and pieces, you so generously donated,
I found an early 1949 Postal Note.
These reserve around $95 - $200

These may have slipped past you.
If you wish it back, please advise, and I'll drop it in the mail.
It makes no never mind to me, and it may finance another lot
of your specialty the KG5 sideface for your collection


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Posted 03/21/2017   7:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Aussie Al to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Lol I don't remember seeing it (cataracts fault)you can have it mate .
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Posted 03/21/2017   9:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Thank you very much Al, extremely generous.

1938
Personal Page 14C



1941
Personal page 15A

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Posted 03/21/2017   10:24 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

1946
Steiner Page 16.



Sc#210 1947 1d QEll
Full Pane (Vertical sheet, Pane 8 rows of 10 pieces)
Wmkd issues have a tinge of red, Unwmkd look more chocolate.

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Posted 03/22/2017   2:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Postmarks.





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Posted 03/22/2017   2:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Coolgardie Western Australia.
Cycle Express Items.





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