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Displaying 1 - 20 of 27 Lots in Category - proofs




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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

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C of A - Other Pre-Decimals




190

E

B

ESSAYS:1964 QEII Proposed Coil Issue Perf 14¾xImperf 5d brown & deep blue photogravure essay ACSC #398E(1)A, horizontal crease, officially defaced with magenta die. Rare unissued essay & an important item for the collector of QEII issues, or of coil stamps. [The ACSC states that only one undefaced example has been recorded in private hands: Cat $10,000. It is noted that it is Perf 14¼xImperf but that may be an error. The Australia Post Archives contains a range of examples with various defacements that may have been related to cancellation experiments]

550.00

No longer available

C of A - Decimal Issues


231

P

A/A-

1977 Silver Jubilee 18c imperforate proof block of 6 (3x2), faint bend as is often the case, unmounted, Cat $1500+.

300.00

$220.00
















235

P**

A

2000 P-Sheet proofs for Sydney Football Club sheet and the sheets for players Paul Kelly, Darren Cresswell, Greg Stafford, Michael O'Loughlin and Wayne Schwass all imperforate & ungummed and without the 45c Hologram stamps, plus the set of six sheets as issued for comparison. (Qty 12 sheets)

400.00

No longer available

C of A - Coil Stamps




245

E

A

1964 QEII Proposed Coil Issue Perf 14¾xImperf 5d brown & deep blue photogravure essay ACSC #398E(1)A vertical pair with the perfs reinforced, officially defaced with magenta die. Rare unissued essay & an important item for the collector of QEII issues, or of coil stamps. [The ACSC states that only one undefaced example has been recorded in private hands: Cat $10,000. It is noted that it is Perf 14¼xImperf but that may be an error. The Australia Post Archives contains a range of examples with various defacements that may have been related to cancellation experiments]

1100.00

No longer available

C of A - Postal History


307

C/CX

A/B

1928-34Midget 3 meters with unnumbered proof impressions with Herald or Cyclone Fencing slogans, then commercial covers with '16' for C&G (registered), 'A7' for William Adams (large front with 2d & 3d x4), 'B1' for Melbourne Electric Supply Co (registered), 'B4' with 'GLASS CONTAINERS' slogan, 'B7' with Remington Typewriters slogan, & 'D1' for United Press & Pictorial Newspapers. (Qty 9)

150.00

$260.00



QUEENSLAND




412

P

A

1882-95 Large Chalons£1 perforated plate proof in plum on thick watermarked paper. [Basset Hull at page 160 states that this was a colour trial made in March 1897, apparently for a proposed change of colour]

300.00

No longer available


415

P

A

RAILWAY STAMPS:1872 Southern & Western Railway 1/- imperforate plate proof in blue on thin card, margins good to large, magenta pen-cancel across the face. See Elsmore's footnote below #QR2: rated RRRR. [Ray Kelly's similar proof - stained on the reverse - sold at the Prestige auction of 1.12.2007 for $977]

600.00

$460.00



SOUTH AUSTRALIA




424

P

A/B

1854-67 Perkins Bacon imperforate plate proofs comprising 1d in green, 2d vertical pair in black, 4d single & pair in different shades of rose-carmine, 6d block of 6 in blue (central vertical crease) & 1/- in black. (Qty 7 items)

600.00

No longer available




425

P

A-

1860-69 Second Roulettes 4d finished die proof in black on India paper affixed to a small piece of card (44x47mm), a couple of trivial blemishes. Ex John Griffiths and Michale Blake: sold at the Prestige auction of 7.2.2014 for $3450. RPSofL Certificate (1972).

2400.00

No longer available






428

P

A

1868-76 De La Rue selection of proofs comprising 1d die proof on glazed card with 'July 25 1874' & 'AFTER HARDENING' handstamps, 1d plate proof in black imperf block of 6 with Plate Number '2', 1d plate proof in green imperf block of 4 & Perf 14 block of 24 (12x2), and 2d plate proof in orange block of 24 (12x2) from the top of the sheet with Plate Number '2' at U/L & U/R. On Michael Blake's exhibit pages. (Qty 5 items)

600.00

$550.00



TASMANIA


459

E

A

REVENUES - IMPRESSED STAMP DUTY: 1877 original artwork for the 10/- & £5 Platypus designs in pencil on yellow tracing paper (88x114mm) numbered "9" or "11" in red at upper-right & both with '22 MAR 77' h/s at upper-central. Unique! Ex De La Rue Archives. (Qty 2)

900.00

No longer available

WESTERN AUSTRALIA




801

P

A

1861 Perkins Bacon 1/- horizontal plate proof pair in deep green with the Watermark Sideways, a gorgeous rich shade, margins close to large. Rare. Ex Trevor Hiscock.

600.00

$675.00



THEMATICS & TOPICALS




897

P

A

SCOUTING:Aitutaki 1983 Scouting 75th Anniversary M/S imperforate progressive colour proofs, unmounted. (Qty 5)

300.00

No longer available








919

C

A/A+

Artist "glamour" cards group comprising Jack Abeille 1898 Fashion Through the Ages x7, 1898 Bathing Costumes x3, 1899 Bathing Costumes x3 and 1899 Caprice Flowers 'La Tulipe' & 'La Violette' all Undivided Backs (Cat £60 each), M Munk (Vienna) early-1900s Divided Backs Erotica Topless Ladies & Amazing Hats x8 (a few minor blemishes), Stylish Ladies with Plain Backs x 6 (proofs?, plus one of these designs - Divided Back - used under cover in 1907), plus E Louis Lessieux 1900 Dancing Through the Ages set of 6 with Undivided Backs (undercatalogued at £40 each), then group of Charles Dana Gibson Snap Shots 'Gibson Girls' & Studies in Manners/Class, mostly used; also his Henderson & Sons 'Pictorial Comedy' Sets No 10 & 11 each of seven 'framed' cartoons, unused & fine to superb condition except as noted. (Qty 69)

600.00

No longer available

COOK ISLANDS




991

P

A/B

1979 Captain Cook Death Bicentenary M/S imperforate progressive colour proofs unmounted, one folded & another with blue-ink mark around a printing flaw otherwise fine. (Qty 7)

300.00

No longer available




992

P

A

AITUTAKI: 1974 Shells imperforate set of 12 colour proofs 3-up in four separate blocks, unmounted. (Qty 4 items)

450.00

No longer available

FRANCE








1006

P

A

Packet of epreuves de luxe including several blocks of 4. Attractive. (Qty 32)

320.00

$240.00



NAURU


1142

P

A+

1966 Decimals$1 Map die proof in the issued colour in recessed presentation mount. Rare & superb! [This is a genuine die proof, unlike some alleged "proofs" of similar appearance which have had issued stamps inserted]

450.00

No longer available

NEW ZEALAND


1176

P

A

1882-1900 Second SidefacesCousins 5d die proofs in shades of red or pink on various ungummed unwatermarked papers, two reduced to stamp-size, the others with large margins. Ex "Midas" & Sir Gawaine Baillie. (10)

450.00

$525.00






1179

P

A

1906 Waterlow Plate "W2" 1d Types A to E die proofs in black on ungummed unwatermarked paper. Ex "Midas" & Sir Gawaine Baillie. [The die comprised five units] (Qty 5)

500.00

$675.00




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