Prestige Philately Auction 140 CatalogueTASMANIA
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 31 Lots in Category - TASMANIA
Neat little collection with Courier 4d (a rebacked shocker!), Chalons Star Wmk 2d (2, one a "cracker" but it's been repaired), No Wmk 1d, Numeral Wmks 2d (4), 6d (4) & 1/-, mint Sidefaces including 4d blue (faults) & 10d (4), handy group of Pictorials (some on pages Ex Colonel Evans) including mint 4d (7) & 6d (2), etc, condition variable especially in the earlies. (Qty 120+)
Collection remainders including presentation sheet with Sideface 9d & 10d, Tablets ½d to 10/- & London Pictorials set all CTO (some faults) affixed to thick card, London Pictorials 6d mint, CTO Pictorials 3d, 4d x2, 5d & 6d x2 all with large-part o.g. etc, also selection of Pictorials cancelled on arrival in New Zealand including 5d & usage interstate including 6d with Melbourne parcels cds. (Qty 62)
Modest mostly used collection with a few better stamps noted, then 100s of Pictorials with cds which may include some better ones, also some early Chalons with fiscal cancels, a few Numerals etc. (Qty 100s)
1860-67 'TASMANIA' 6d reddish mauve SG 49, margins at top & base (with a fragment of the adjoining unit) and the outer framelines at sides just shaved, Cat £700. Ex Sebastian Earl & Robinson. RPSofL Certificate (1952). [The only other unused example of which we are aware was in the "Maxwell Hayes" sale]
1870-96 Sidefaces Imperforate Horizontal Pairs comprising 3d red-brown SG 161a, 1d pink SG 164a (minor faults) & ½d orange SG 172a (small stain), hinge remainders, Cat £635. (Qty 3 pairs)
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials mostly mint annotated selection with ½d to 6d SG 229-236 two sets + blocks of 4 or 6 (4d & 5d), ½d block of 4 with Plate Number '1', 2½d block of 30 (5x6) with margins 3 sides (most units unmounted), used 6d (4) etc, generally very fine, Cat £1500+. [The Pictorials in this section are from the fine collection formed by our old friend Mac Clarke. Many of these items we have never before offered] (Qty 116)
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials ½d green SG 229 overprinted 'Specimen' marginal block of 4 from the left of the sheet with virtually complete Plate Number '2', creased in the margin. Rare, perhaps unique with the Plate Number.
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials ½d to 6d SG 229-236 overprinted 'Specimen', variable centring, a few hinge remainders, large-part o.g., Cat £400. (Qty 8)
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials 2d 'HOBART' die proof in deep carmine on wove paper (43x42mm), rich colour, minor bend at lower-left well clear of the impression & of no consequence. Gorgeous!
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials 2d purple overprinted 'Specimen' with Double Overprint, a few short perfs, no gum.
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials ½d, 2½d (poorly centred) & 5d (the upper unit in a vertical pair) all with 'Specimen' (No Stop) Overprint. Very scarce varieties. (Qty 3)
1902-04 V/Crown Lithograph Pictorials annotated mostly used selection with ½d Perf 11x12½ (mint), 1d Comet Flaw (2), 1d apparently Imperf at Left & 2d apparently Imperf at Top, Double Perfs of the ½d 1d x2 & 2d x4, 2d Perf 12½x11, 2d with excellent Pre-Printing Paper Flaws, ½d Perf 12½ & Perf 11 pairs with Reversed Watermarks etc, generally fine to very fine. (Qty 51)
1902-04 V/Crown Lithograph Pictorials ½d & 2d x3 (including a pair with reinforced perfs) plus Electrotype 1d all with 'SPECIMEN' Overprint, Cat $600+. (Qty 4)
1902-04 V/Crown Lithograph Pictorials 1d red Big Tree Retouch group comprising the original White Flaw (First State) (2) & Second State (2, one mint) BW #T10/11e, Big Tree Retouch (First State) #T10/11ea (2) & (Second State) #T10/11eb (4, including in horizontal & vertical pairs), and finally White Flaws Re-Appearing (not listed in ACSC), a few short perfs, Cat $1600+. [This is one of the classic flaws in the Pictorials Series & this is the only such progressive group we have offered] (Qty 13)
1902-04 V/Crown Lithograph Pictorials 1d red Perf 11 Big Tree Retouch (Second State) #T11eb being the first unit in a horizontal pair tied to Commercial Hotel cover by 'ULVERSTONE/JY23/03/TASMANIA' cds, the variety stamp with a retaining-pin hole which was a normal production factor, Cat $150+ used but unpriced on cover. An exceptional franking.
1902-11 Electrotype Pictorials annotated selection with V/Crown 1d used block of 15, reversed & inverted watermarks; Crown/A mostly mint with 1d Perf 12½x11 x2, Perf 11 marginal pair with additional line of Perf 12½ between & 1d Perf 12½x12 (used), 'JBC' Monogram singles *& U (2), 2d Perf 11x12, 2d Perf 12½x11 two blocks of 4, strip of 3 & unmounted pair, 2d Mixed Perfs (2, with extra line of perfs at left or at base), 2d 'CA' & 'JBC' Monogram singles plus Dual Monogram strip of 10, 3d block of 4, 6d Perf 12½ block of 4 & Perf 11 pair plus 'JBC' Monogram single (small faults but rare used), various Double Perfs & Patched Perfs mint or used & a remarkable 2d Triple Perfs used, etc, generally fine to very fine. Excellent lot. (Qty 200+)
1902-04 V/Crown Typo Pictorials 1d red Perf 12½ with "Flame" Flaw BW #T10d partly obscured by 'SHEFFIELD' cds, plus ten stamps showing the progressive development of the "Volcano" Retouch BW #10da/11da, from the initial retouch which removed the flaw but which deteriorated in later printings into a large "Volcanic Plume", the plume is obvious to dramatic on eight examples, Cat $1450+. The only such study we have offered. [The ACSC states that the original flaw "was quickly retouched during the first printing and is rare"] (Qty 11)
1902-04 V/Crown Typo Pictorials 1d with "Flame" Flaw (vertical white flaw extending from Mount Wellington) BW #T10d, Launceston cds, Cat $250. Ex Mac Clarke. [ACSC notes that this variety "....was quickly retouched during the first printing and is rare."]
1905-12 Crown/A Lithograph Pictorials annotated selection mostly mint with 2d Perf 11 single & block of 4, Perf 12½x11 single, 3d Perf 11 single, 4d shades (8, including pair) & Perf 11x12½ single (used, 'BALFOUR' cds), 4d Double Perfs (used), 6d Perf 12½ & Perf 11 etc, generally fine to very fine, Cat $1800+. (Qty 54)
1905-11 Crown/A Typo Pictorials 1d red Perf 11 Watermark Sideways marginal single from the base of the sheet Imperforate at Base BW #T15b, small black mark on the face, Cat $500. [ACSC states "Several sheets were issued imperforate at base from Plates 3/4 printings"]