Prestige Philately Auction 140 CatalogueLot 572Catalogue by themeFauna - birds
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 53 Lots in Category - Fauna - birds
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1932 Large Lyrebird Chambon perforated reproduction in bright red BW #145PP(1)A, excellent centring, one tonespot & a little aged, Cat $1000.
C of A - First Day Covers
1928 International Philatelic Exhibition 3d Kookaburra tied to plain cover by Sydney cds of 2NO28 with another strike alongside, a few faults and idiotic endorsement "Used on day of/issue 2 April/1928", Cat $2000. [2/11/1928 was the date of issue for general release throughout Australia].
NEW SOUTH WALES
1888-89 Centennial 2d Emu imperforate colour trial block of 4 in brown on ungummed unwatermarked paper, large margins, a couple of minor blemishes. Ex Jim Johnstone.
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1888-89 Centennial 2d Emu imperforate colour trial block of 4 in dull orange on ungummed unwatermarked paper, large margins, a couple of minor blemishes. Ex Jim Johnstone.
1888-89 Centennial 8d Lyrebird imperforate colour trial block of 4 in slate-grey on ungummed unwatermarked paper, good to large margins, a couple of minor blemishes. Ex Jim Johnstone.
1888-89 Centennial 8d Lyrebird imperforate colour trial block of 4 in bright red-orange on ungummed unwatermarked paper, large margins. Ex Jim Johnstone.
"What Happened to That?" - Undeliverable ("Dead") Letters
VICTORIA - Postal History
VICTORIA - Postmarks
Wild Duck (Creek): unframed 'WILD DUCK/NO4/69/VICTORIA' light but very fine strike on cover to England, alongside Laureate 6d tied by BN '393' (first type; rated RR). The only recorded example, that raises the suggestion that Wild Duck may have been the original name of the office. [14km WNW of Heathcote: Goldmining, and now a wine-growing area]
1854-55 Lithographs 1/- pale brown SG 4c, margins close to large except where just touched at base, unused, Cat £400.
1857-59 Hillman Lithographs Imperf 2d brown-black/red & on Indian red and 6d grey-black SG 15 16 & 19, all shaved in places but above-average, Cat £1900.
1857-59 Hillman Lithographs Imperf 6d grey-black SG 19, margins clear to large with a fragment of the unit at right, neat 15-bars '8' cancel of Fremantle, Cat £550. Ex Daneswood
1860-64 Recess at Perth from Perkins Bacon Plates 2d pale orange SG 24, an enormous example with '3' cancel in blue; 4d blue SG 26, close even margins, unused; 6d sage-green SG 28, close even margins; and 6d deep sage-green SG 28a, 2½ margins; Cat £1275.
1864-79 CC 1d bistre SG 52 marginal example from the top of the sheet, full unmounted o.g., Cat £60 (mounted). Superb!
1874 Surcharge 'ONE PENNY' in Green on CC 2d yellow, unused, Cat £475.
1876-81 CC 6d lilac SG 75 horizontal pair, one toned perf, hinge remainder but large-part o.g., Cat £260+. Scarce multiple.
1905-12 Crown/A Perf 11 2d (a few toned perfs), 3d, 5d & 9d red-orange, cds cancels, Cat $400 (£185). Ex "Daneswood". (Qty 4)