Prestige Philately Auction 205 CatalogueTASMANIA
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - TASMANIA
Miscellany with a very fine 1835 entire from Hobart Town with no Tasmanian markings but superb British '1' handstamp, a fine 4d Courier with full margins, Star Wmk 4d x5 in mixed condition (one on cover of 12SP1/1855, stated to be the earliest recorded usage), Sideface 3d corner example with Plate Scratch on 1900 philatelic cover, Tablets 2½d unmounted pane of 60 (some perf splitting), Pictorials 1d Imperf single used, Reprints of Chalon 6d & 1/- blocks of 8 and Sideface 4d blue Plate Number '3' block of 4 all without overprint and 'Halfpenny' on 1d Plate Number '1' block of 30 (6x5) with overprint, very fine unused second issue Letter Cards "RIVER DERWENT" x2 & "LAUNCESTON", etc. A very handy lot.
1856-57 No Watermark Pelure Paper 1d deep red-brown SG 24 horizontal pair, margins just touched - at right - to good, BN '68' cancel, Cat £1500++. A very rare & desirable multiple of this scarce stamp; the left-hand unit is superb!
1899-1900 Pictorials ½d deep green block of 38, 2d deep violet block of 32 & 2½d indigo block of 16, unmounted, Cat £850++.
(Qty 3 blocks)
No longer available
1899-1900 Pictorials 2½d indigo Tasman's Arch complete sheet of 60 (10x6) with large-part Plate Number '2' at centre-left, unmounted, Cat £1300++ (mounted).
REVENUES - POSTAL NOTES: c.1918 CofA with '+++/POSTAGE STAMPS TO THE VALUE OF FIVE PENCE TO BE AFFIXED HEREIN/+++++' at Top in Red 'TASMANIA' 6d, severed along folds & rejoined, small piece missing at the base, 'WEST D'PORT/ 5JA18/TASMANIA' cds. [Tasmanian Postal Notes are the most elusive of all the States]
REVENUES - POSTAL NOTES: 1931 New Design with Coat of Arms at Left, All Text & Serial Numbers in Black and John Ash Imprint at the base on CofA Watermark Paper 'TASMANIA' 3/- superb, 1d maroon affixed at lower-left, 'OATLANDS/26JY44/TASMANIA' cds.