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Displaying 1 - 20 of 45 Lots in Category - Imprints & Plate Numbers
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
1913-78 range in Hagner binder few KGV imprints or plate blocks, KGVI imprint blocks inclunding 3d blue & 5/- Robes, AIF imprint blocks, singles Arms 10/- to £2, Food blocks of 9, 5/- Cattle (both papers), £sd Navigators, 1971 Christmas blk of 25, mostly unmounted.
(Qty few 100)
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
16za 5d chestnut Plate 2 'JBC' Monogram single BW #16za, lightly mounted, Cat $3500.
C of A KANGAROOS - CofA Watermark
41 2/- maroon Redrawn Die complete sheet of 120 (12x10) with Gutter 14mm Wide, Authority Imprints and varieties White Scratch from Left Frame to Map and White Scratch through Kangaroo BW #41f & g but before appearance of White Flaw on Kangaroo #41e, unmounted, Cat $2600+.
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
ONE PENNY: Neatly mounted & annotated collection on Godden "Warwick" leaves being a study of mostly catalogued varieties from the four plates with a high percentage of mint material including a great many multiples from Red Violet & Green Printings across all watermarks & various imprints including Harrison One-Line Imprint pairs x4 (two with Jubilee Lines), also Watermark Inverted blocks & a few Die III singles including Thinned 'US' (First State) #75(k), plus some useful used material including Pregnant 'Y' BW #71(2)m x17 (!), a perf 'OS' single with Double Perfs at the Top, and a few varieties on cover fronts, condition a bit mixed but most that we checked are fine to very fine, Cat $15,000+. A very good basis for expansion.
C of A KGV - Single Watermark
71(4)zj Smooth Paper 1d carmine-red Plate 4 Harrison One-Line Imprint block of 8 with Ferns (Second State) & 'RA' Joined BW #71(4)zj, well centred for an imprint block, unmounted, Cat $1000+ (mounted).
No longer available
C of A KGV - Large Multiple Watermark
74(4)z Harrison Printings 1d red block of 4 from the base of the right-hand pane with Roo's Tongue Out BW #74(4)u & part TS Harrsion Two Line Imprint, well centred, the upper units very lightly mounted, the lower units unmounted, Cat $325 (mounted) for the variety alone.
C of A KGV - Small Multiple Watermark P14
91(2)zg 1½d scarlet Plate 2 AJ Mullett Imprint block of 6 (3x2) with Fifth Correction to the Void Corner at Upper-Left BW #91(2)zg, the second unit with White Scratch in Front of King #91(2)f, five units are unmounted, Cat $450+ (mounted).
114(3)za 4d yellow-olive Plate 3 No Imprint (Mullett) block of 12 (6x2) BW #114(3)za, a few split/rejoined perfs, Cat $775+.
115(4)z 4d olive Ash Imprint block of 4 with Diagonal White Line on King's Neck BW #115(4)z, perf separation at upper-left, the first unit with the faintest evidence of having been mounted, the other units unmounted, Cat $1200+ (mounted).
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1927-36 Commemoratives complete in Sherwood folder, the 5/- Sydney Harbour Bridge single with complete John Ash imprint (well centered, some natural gum bubbles), all unmounted.
(Qty 32 + M/S)
1927 Canberra 1½d lake with complete Plate Number '4' BW #132zc, well centred, a few irregular perfs otherwise superb, unmounted, Cat $3750 (mounted). [Of Plate Number '4' the ACSC states that only five blocks are recorded, making this and Number '1' - the rarest of the twelve numbers. Superior to the unmounted block - large-part '4'- that sold at the Prestige auction of 17/8/2012 for $2415]
1927 Canberra 1½d lake with almost complete Plate Number '9' BW #132zh, the last unit lightly mounted otherwise unmounted, Cat $1250 (mounted). [Of Plate Number '9' the ACSC states that 35 blocks are recorded]
1927 Canberra 1½d lake with the lower-half of Plate Number '10' BW #132zi, the lower units lightly mounted otherwise unmounted, Cat $1250 (mounted). [Of Plate Number '10' the ACSC states that 25 blocks are recorded]
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 3d blue imprint block of 4 with "Plate Dot" at lower-right, unmounted. [Dots of this nature are found on sheets of the 1/- Large Lyrebird. In the past they have been referred to as Plate Dots but it is now believed they were actually "perforation pinning points". Whatever the status, this is the first such instance we have noted on the 3d Bridge]
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green upper-left corner single from Sheet A with the Plate Dot BW #148za, unmounted, Cat $3000 (mounted). [John Blomfield's lightly mounted example sold at our auction of 5.3.2015 for $1345]
1948-56 No Watermark 2/- Aboriginal Art vertical strip of 4 from the right of the sheet with almost complete Plate Number '9' BW #264zc, the central units are unmounted, Cat $2500.
1948-56 No Watermark Definitives ½d orange Dry Ink Authority Imprint block of 4, small-part of a second reversed & inverted (offset?) imprint at the base, unmounted. Neither variety is listed in the ACSC.
1950 Stamp Centenary 2½d maroon se-tenant gutter block of 8 (4x2) from the top of the sheet with large-part Plate Number ' 4 ' BW #279zc, folded in the gutter, unmounted, Cat $2000 (mounted).
1952-65 Aborigine 2/6d marginal block of 8 (2x4) from the left of the sheet with large-part Plate Number 'XXXXX 2 ' BW #266z, two units very lightly mounted otherwise unmounted, Cat $3000 (mounted). [The ACSC states "several examples are recorded"]
1953-56 QEII Definitives 3d deep green Coil Perf block of 12 (6x2) from the base of the sheet with complete Plate Number ' 1 ' at the base BW #295za, Aberrant Perfs in the Margin, excellent centring, three units very lightly mounted otherwise unmounted, Cat $2500.