Prestige Philately Auction 169 CatalogueLot 80Catalogue by themeproofs
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 36 Lots in Category - proofs
Collection remainders with France modern Gravures des Timbre-Poste proofs in two volumes, Aerogrammes mostly unused with Iceland, San Marino & Vatican, also some scrappy worldwide stamps. (Qty Qty)
Predominantly mint collection including Cambodia 1952 yellow and purple SG #MS17a **, 1954 M/Ss #MS50a used, 1960 de-luxe proofs, Laos 1962 Exhibition #MS127a **; Indonesia Dutch New Guinea 1962 'UNTEA' set *; Japan 1952 Pictorials 100y #670 *, plus heaps of lesser sets, M/Ss, and a few booklets, Cat £500+. (Qty 100s)
THEMATICS & TOPICALS
ROTARY: French Polynesia 1979 Rotary Club de Papeete 47fr deluxe proof in colour.
SPACE: 1980s-90s worldwide array with lots of sets & M/Ss plus FDCs, also imperforates, proofs & surcharges mostly from the French Community, fine condition. (Qty many 100s)
COINS & BANKNOTES
Australia Perth Mint emissions including 1988 1989 & 1990 Holey Dollar & Dump Silver coin sets, 2005 ANZAC with two $1 1oz silver proofs, 2008 Beijing Olympics silver proof, $1 commemorative coin packs x23; also Great Britain Royal Mint 2010 £5 uncirculated, 2008 to 2010 uncirculated coin sets, 2010 Britannia £2 silver coin; Canada 2010 Winter Olympic Games coin set. (Qty Qty)
AUSTRALIA: Mostly RAM $10 silver proofs with Birds of Australia 1989 x3, 1990 x2, 1991 x2, 1993 x3 & 1994 x3, 1997 Coins of the Harbour City x2 & 1998 Coins of the Victorian Capital each with two coins, 1995-98 Endangered Species series plus a piedfort set of 4, State Series uncirculated $10 silver coins for 1985 x2, 1986 x2, 1987 x2 & 1989-1993 plus $10 proofs for 1985-1987 & 1991, Subscription Coin Series proofs for 2002 (Adelaide Pound), 2004-2008 & 2010, also Masterproofs in Silver 1989-1995 coin sets of silver proofs, $1 silver proofs including 2009 Australian Citizenship, 2010 Kangaroo at Sunset, 100 Years of Australia Coinage x2 and 2011 Rock Wallaby uncirculated $1 silver coin. (Qty 54)
AUSTRALIA: Array with uncirculated $1 coin rolls of 20 including 2007 APEC, 2008 Scouting, 2009 Pension & 2010 Girl Guides, lots of RAM $1 commemorative coin packs including for Land Series x8, Lunar Series x5 & Ocean Series x5, 1984 $1 Five Coin Set, 1988 $10 uncirculated coin, 1988 $10 proof coins x2, uncirculated coin sets for 1986 & 1988, 2007, 2008 & 2009 Astronomy (2, one an ANDA special release) & 2009 Blinky Bill baby coin set, proof coins sets for 1983 to 1990 (retail $500+), also Young Collector $1 Coin Packs. (Qty Qty)
AUSTRALIA: RAM products with 1988 Bicentennial Coin & Note collection, various $1 Unc (10), 2005 Unc set (3), 1977, 1991-92, 2004-05 & 2007 Proof sets. Silver includes: 2004 (2) & 2009 Fine Silver year set, $1 2005 Gallipoli Proof (2), 2008 Coat of Arms, $5 Proofs (7), $10 State Series (7), 1oz coins comprising Kangaroos (5), Millennium (3), 2002 Flying Doctor plus 'AA' prefix $20 banknote Unc, 2004 Florin, Gilded Kookaburra & Athens, 2oz coins: 2002 Adelaide Pound 2005 $1 & $10 Sydney Mint plus a few other commemorative items. (Qty Qty)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
"A Selection of the Engraved Stamps of the Commonwealth of Australia" collections with black, red or blue covers, each with an array of reprinted die proofs of pre-decimal issues.
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1935 ANZAC 1/- black Perf 13½x12½ BW #165PP(1), unmounted, Cat $2500. Unissued: the issued stamp is Perf 11. Ceremuga Certificate (2004). [The ACSC states it is a "plate proof". Only one sheet of 120 was printed but only part of that sheet survived. An example sold for $1610 at our aucrion of 11/7/2008]
C of A - Decimal Issues
1984 Skiing 30c Nordic Skiing pair in cyan (blue) only but with the Slalom Design Superimposed in Orange Purple & Black BW #1036c, Cat $400. With the two normal stamps for comparison. A truly weird item!
1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 14 plate proofs in lilac 2/6d with value in blue & 5/- with value in scarlet, blocks of 10 (5x2) on ungummed unwatermarked paper from the lower-left of the sheets each with Plate Number '1', virtually full unmounted o.g. with most units being unmounted. [Ed Williams stated that only one sheet of 60 of each value was perforated. These are probably the largest surviving blocks. Jeff Harris's blocks of 4 sold for $529 at our auction of 23/9/2011] (Qty 2 blocks)
1857 'TASMANIA' 6d & 1/- imperforate plate proof singles in black on ungummed unwatermarked paper. [A similar pair sold for $1610 in our sale of 18/11/2006] (Qty 2)
No longer available
Collection in 4 volumes with many better items including British Antarctic Territory 1963 Pictorials to £1 (both) *, 1971 Surcharges **, Falkland Islands Dependencies 1954 Ships *, French Southern & Antarctic Territories 1973 & 1974 Ships imperforate sets & colour trial sets **, 1974 Fauvre Base triptych ** & on FDC, plus later sets, imperforates, proofs & multiples mostly ** including 1990 30fr Air sheetlet of 10, plus other useful material from AAT, Falklands & Russia, condition generally fine. (Qty many 100s)
SHANGHAI: 1893 Shanghai Municipality master die proof with blank value tablets in black on thick wove paper (115x165mm). Rare. [An exceptional item not only for the Shanghai collector but also for collectors of flags - the central design - or posthorns - in the corners]
c.1958 Definitives Gandhi perforated test stamp in grey & orange and inscribed 'SPECIMEN' on gummed Wmk Asokan Capital Wmk paper marginal block of 4, unmounted. [A single & block of 4 sold for $552 at our auction of 6/8/2011]
1962 Gauhati Refinery 15np perforated colour trials in vermilion, turquoise, and magenta, unmounted. Plus the issued stamp in blue for comparison.
INDIAN STATES - Feudatory States