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Displaying 1 - 20 of 28 Lots in Category - proofs




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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1854 "Penny Black"


10

P

A+

PLATE PROOF: 1d imperforate plate proof in black on ungummed unwatermarked wove paper, a marginal example from the base of the sheet, margins good to very large. Superb!

500.00

$850.00






18

P

A

REPRINTED DIE PROOFS: 1d defaced die proofs in black & in indigo on white paper, and in deep blue & in green on cream paper, large margins. (Qty 4)

600.00

$600.00



WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1861 Printed by Perkins Bacon


106

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS - IN BLACK ON UNGUMMED UNWATERMARKED PAPER: 2d vertical pair, margins just clear to large; and 6d horizontal pair, margins close to huge.

800.00

$1,050.00




107

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS 4d marginal block of 4 from the right of the sheet, margins good to huge.

1250.00

$1,600.00




108

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS 6d marginal block of 4 from the right of the sheet, margins close to enormous. [Dr Cecil Walkley's block of 12 - 6x2 - sold for $5750]

1250.00

$1,600.00






109

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS IN COLOUR ON UNGUMMED UNWATERMARKED PAPER: 4d pair in carmine with good even margins; 4d corner pair in claret with margins close to very large; and 6d marginal single in dull grey-violet with margins close to huge. (Qty 3 items)

1000.00

$750.00




110

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS 4d marginal block of 4 in dull claret, margins close to huge. [The 4d colour proof sheets were rejected, with an instruction to make "a much greater distinction between the 4d & 1d stamps". Dr Cecil Walkley's similar but non-marginal block of 4 sold for $1840]

1500.00

No longer available


111

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS 6d marginal block of 4 in black-violet, margins close to huge. [Dr Cecil Walkley's similar but non-marginal block of 4 in dull violet sold for $1207. Sir Gawaine Baillie's corner block of 4 sold for $1725]

1500.00

No longer available


112

P

C

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS IN COLOUR ON UNGUMMED SWAN WATERMARKED PAPER: 2d single in deep blue with the Watermark Sideways, three good margins but cut-into at the base. Rare. [Dr Cecil Walkley's very fine single sold for $345]

0.00

No longer available




113

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS 4d single in rose with the Watermark Sideways, margins just clear to good. Rare. RPSofL Certificate (2007). [The shade is close to the issued colour of the 1d rose]

500.00

$380.00




114

P

B

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS 1/- single in green with the Watermark Upright, margins close to good except at the top where slightly cut-into. Rare. Ex Dr Cecil Walkley.

200.00

$150.00




115

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS 1/- horizontal pair in deep green with the Watermark Sideways, a gorgeous rich shade, margins close to large. Rare. [A similar pair with good even margins sold for $2300 at our auction of 11/5/2012]

1500.00

No longer available

WESTERN AUSTRALIA - 1864-81 Watermark CC


137

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS ON CROWN/CC PAPER: 1d horizontal pair in olive-bistre with the Watermark Sideways, margins close to good, large-part o.g.

400.00

$240.00




138

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS ON CROWN/CC PAPER: 1d block of 4 in olive-bistre with the Watermark Sideways, margins close to large, large-part o.g. with the lower pair being unmounted. Blocks of this series of plate proofs are rare.

1500.00

No longer available


139

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS ON CROWN/CC PAPER: 2d single in chrome-yellow with the Watermark Upright, margins close to large, very lightly mounted large-part o.g. Very scarce.

400.00

$300.00




140

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS ON CROWN/CC PAPER: 6d single in deep (aniline) indigo-violet with the Watermark Upright, margins close to good, large-part o.g. Very scarce.

400.00

$460.00






141

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS ON CROWN/CC PAPER: 6d single in deep (aniline) indigo-violet with the Watermark Upright with small sans serif 'SPECIMEN.' handstamp (Samuel #D5), margins just clear to large, part o.g. Ex "Koh-i-Noor" and Bill McCredie. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2004) states "very rare".

800.00

$640.00




142

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS ON CROWN/CC PAPER: 1/- block of 4 in bright green with the Watermark Upright, margins close to good, large-part o.g. with the third unit being unmounted. Blocks are rare.

1500.00

No longer available


143

P

A

IMPERFORATE PLATE PROOFS ON CROWN/CC PAPER: 1/- perforated single in bright green with the Watermark Upright with small sans serif 'SPECIMEN.' handstamp (Samuel #D5) applied vertically (reading downwards), cut from the sheet to preserve the design, no gum. Rare. Ex Bill McCredie. [This handstamp was used mainly for stamps retained by De La Rue for their archives]

800.00

$725.00




147

P

B

ISSUED STAMPS: 1871-73 De La Rue New Design 3d imperforate plate proof marginal block of 4 from the base of the sheet in pale brown on ungummed unwatermarked highly surfaced paper, all units overprinted 'CANCELLED', minor toning on the reverse. [Dr Cecil Walkley's similar corner block of 4 sold for $1552]

800.00

$480.00




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