Prestige Philately Auction 133 CatalogueLot 982Catalogue by themePostal Fiscals
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Displaying 12 Lots in Category - Postal Fiscals
NEW SOUTH WALES
1894-1904 Overprinted 'POSTAGE' in Blue 10/- SG 275, 275b & 277, all exceptionally well centred, virtually full o.g., Cat £580. A delightful trio. (Qty 3)
1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' "The Postage & Revenue Long Stamps of South Australia" by Ed Williams (2003). As new, except for minor indents on the front cover caused by some nong who thinks books are good backing for writing letters!
TASMANIA - Postal Fiscals
1863-80 St George & the Dragon Perf 12 3d olive-green SG F12, unused, Cat £110.
1863-80 St George & the Dragon Perf 12 5/- sepia SG F14, unused, Cat £225.
1863-80 St George & the Dragon Perf 12 10/- salmon SG F17, Watermark Inverted, large-part o.g., Cat £100+.
1863-80 St George & the Dragon Perf 12 5/- sage-green, Perf 11½ 2/6d (possibly unused), 5/- & 10/- SG F23-25, pen-cancels neatly cleaned-off, Cat £380 as unused (Barefoot Cat £55). (Qty 4)
1863-80 St George & the Dragon post-1891 reprints comprising Imperf 5/- sepia & 10/- orange on thin ungummed card; and Perforated 3d, 2/6d, 5/- sepia & 10/- orange all with 'REPRINT' Overprint on thick gummed paper, all but the 2/6d unmounted. (Qty 6)
1888 Wmk 'TAS' 2/6d carmine-lake horizontal strip of 3 imperforate vertically, large-part o.g. Unrecorded by Gibbons who do list "Imperf between (horiz pair)" SG F30a (Cat £850). Ceremuga Certificate (2006) states "Extremely rare".
1900 'REVENUE' Overprint Platypus 1d blue horizontal strip of 3 from right of the sheet imperforate vertically except at left, large-part o.g. with some characteristic gum-cracking, Cat £350 (for a pair only). Rare.
TASMANIA - Postal History
1869 long cover (265x115mm) with printed address of the Eastern Extension Australasia & China Telegraph Co in London with extraordinary & undeniably commercial franking of Postal Fiscals Platypus 6d mauve x6 & 1/- pink tied by very fine BN '37' of 'GEORGE TOWN' (cds alongside), opened a little roughly at top but not affecting the stamps, vertical fold at the extreme left.
SOUTH AFRICA - (Provinces)
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE: 1864 Jurgens fabricated cover with very fine embossed revenue 1d horizontal strip of 4 tied by 3 'C/G H' cancels, oval 'VILLIERS-DORP/OC7/1864' & 'CAPE-TOWN/D/OC8/64/CAPE-COLONY' backstamps. A very convincing fake.