Prestige Philately Auction 133 CatalogueLot 551Catalogue by countrySouth Australia
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 214 Lots in Category - South Australia
C of A - Commemorative Covers
1966 Scout Corroboree (Woodhouse SA) with 5d Hargrave tied by Jamboree cds, unaddressed, signed "Jack Peake".
C of A - First Day Covers
1956 Responsible Government in South Australia with 3½d tied by 'NAILSWORTH' cds of 17AP57.
C of A - Postal Stationery
Envelopes: 1916 "Star" 1d red Die 2 showing Cracked Die variety (white spur above 'E' of 'PENNY'), commercially used at 'DENIAL BAY/STH AUSTRALIA'. Ex John Sinfield. [Sometimes erroneously called "Die 1a"]
Envelopes: 1938 KGVI 2d red on cream stock E23 commercial airmail to England with scarce franking of KGVI 3d Die Ia tied by 'MARREE/STH AUST' cds. Ex John Sinfield.
C of A - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards
1913 Kangaroo 1d Die I L5 "BRIDAL VEIL FALLS/NSW" in greenish black & "WATERFALL GULLY/ADELAIDE" in purple-brown, unused. (Qty 2)
1913 Kangaroo 1d Die II L6 "MT LOFTY RANGES/SOUTH AUSTRALIA" (horse & buggy) framed-oval in violet-blue & unframed-oval in black with base of text to lower frame 7mm or 3mm respectively, unused. (Qty 2)
1913 Kangaroo 1d Die II L6 "ON THE MURRAY/S. AUSTRALIA" (paddlesteamer) in dull purple, unused.
1915 KGV Sideface 1d Die I Perf 12½ white inside L9 "RUNDLE ST ADELAIDE" (horse-drawn vehicles) in crimson, unused.
1917 Reply Cards with 'REPLY' Function Barred-Out & Re-Issued as Single Cards Reply Portion Perf 12½ L14 "VIADUCT/NEAR ADELAIDE SA" (train on trestle bridge) in dull purple, unused.
PTPO: 1920-24 "Star" with 'POSTAGE' 1½d red with printed address of Reid Brothers Timber Merchants in Adelaide with illustration on reverse of the company's sprawling factories at Port Adelaide, edges removed otherwise very fine unused & notably without the usual central vertical fold from having been posted under cover. Rare. [Steve Schumann's example - intact but with minor blemishes & the typical central fold - sold for $1955 at our auction of 22/4/2006. A mere front from a similar Burford & Sons 1½d brown Letter Card sold for $747 at our auction of 1/9/2007]
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
Mostly used collections in three stockbooks including New South Wales with a few Imperf Laureates and Small Diadems, later issues to 5/- (3, one *), plus Officials, Postage Dues and Revenues; Queensland well populated array with Small Chalons to 5/- & Large Chalons to £1 (high values mostly with fiscal cancels) and a sprinkling of handy mint issues, South Australia with useful early rouletted and perforated issues, 1886-96 £1 & £4 "Long Toms" optd 'SPECIMEN', Officials including mint blocks of 4; Western Australia including 1895 ½d on 3d Double Overprint in Red and in Green unused, later issues to 2/6d used. Condition mixed. (Qty 100s)
Small stockbook of mostly South Australia including some useful early issues, lots of better Surcharges, other values to 5/-, good array of 'O.S.' Overprints etc, also some from other Colonies, some postmark interest, condition variable. (Qty 100s)
An above-average array of collector's duplicates on stocksheets with useful unused/mint including Rouletted 4d, '3-PENCE' in Black on 4d, 'TEN PENCE' on 9d (2, both large-part o.g.) etc, lots of variety in the used with many very attractive stamps including '3-PENCE' in Red on 4d, also noted 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 10 10/- used & 15/- optd 'SPECIMEN' (no gum) etc, and some official overprints & perfins and nine Departmentals in Black including 'A.O.' on Perf 10 2d, 'C.' on Perf 10 1d, & 'M.B.' on Perf 10x11½-12½ 4d, some postmark interest, condition variable. (Qty 500+)
Shoebox of collector's duplicates partly sorted into packets etc plus some bundles, also 2½d mint block of 4 with Plate '1' & Sheet Number, DLR 4d with Double Perforations, 'SA' perfins ½d & 6d both inverted and 2d & 5/- both doubled, a few railway stamps etc, also faulty 1902 registered cover to Canada with 2½d 3d & 5d and 'FOR CUSTOMS/.../Not/to be delivered unless marked/DUTY PAID or DUTY FREE' h/s in violet. (Qty 1000s)
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!
1902-04 Thin 'POSTAGE' upper-right corner blocks of 4 with Plate Number '1' and all with non-conforming sheet numbers, comprising 3d (2, '1d...' in red), 4d ('1d...' in red, & '3d...' in red x2), 6d ('2d...' in black), 9d (2, '2d...' in black) & 10d ('1d...' in red); also Thick 'POSTAGE' 8d four similar blocks of 4 with three different sheet number formats or No Sheet Number; some have neat ink notations in the margins, all but one 3d & the 6d are unmounted, BW Cat $1600 (as mounted sheet number pairs only). A very scarce and desirable lot, in marvellous condition. (Qty 13 blocks)