Prestige Philately Auction 231 CatalogueTASMANIA
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 33 Lots in Category - TASMANIA
1854 Couriers First State of Plate I 4d bright red-orange SG 5, good even margins, neat BN '59' cancel of Launceston, Cat £1000.
1855 Large Star 2d green SG 16 horizontal pair, margins just clear to good, BN '60' cancel of Launceston, Cat £900+. Scarce multiple.
No longer available
1857-67 Double-Lined Numeral Watermarks 4d imperforate plate proof in pale ultramarine on ungummed pelure paper. Rare.
1863-71 Experimental Separations Perf 12 by Walch & Sons 1d carmine SG 70 block of 4, virtually full o.g., Cat £440+.
1871-91 Perforated by the Post Office Perf 11½ 1/- vermilion horizontal strip of 4 Imperf Between the Second & Third Units SG 140a, light fiscal cancels, unpriced by Gibbons. Rare: only two other examples recorded.
1880-91 'TAS' Watermark Perf 12 4d chrome-yellow Printed on Both Sides SG 166ab, marginal example from the right of the left-hand pane, large-part o.g. with hinge remainder, Cat £1500. RPSofV Certificate (2003).
1891-93 Surcharges 'd/2½' on 9d pale blue Double Surcharge One Inverted SG 168a horizontal pair, a couple of minor blemishes, large-part o.g., Cat £1500+.
1892-1907 Tablets neat collection on leaves with mint set, used set x3 (including 10/- pair) & 'SPECIMEN' Overprints plus some extras, also 1904 '1½d' on 5d Surcharge group including 'SPECIMEN' Overprint & Misplaced Surcharge block of 6, 1906-09 Crown/A 1/- various perfs including Perf 12½&12 mint x2 & used (unpriced thus) and 10/- Perf 12½ mint x3 & CTO and Perf 11 mint, also a few used official punctures to 10d x2, generally fine to very fine, Cat £4500+. Ex "Chartwell".
(Qty 130 approx)
1892-1907 Tablets imperforate Keyplate plate proof for 6d in violet & brown with 'TASMANIA' hand-painted in Chinese white on gummed unwatermarked wove paper, good even margins. Rare.
1892-1907 Tablets 2/6d brown & blue SG 222 corner block of 12 (3x4) from the upper-left of the right-hand pane, exceptional centring, one unit VLMtd otherwise unmounted, Cat £380++ (mounted). Ex "Chartwell".
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials imperforate colour trials on gummed watermarked paper comprising ½d in grey-blue, 1d in sepia (no gum), 2d in deep blue (no gum), 2½d in vermilion, 3d in British Racing green, 4d in bright yellow-green, 5d in olive-bistre & 6d in brownish claret (the only one close to the issued colour), four are marginal examples. A beautiful & rare "set". Ex "Chartwell".
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials imperforate plate proof/imprimatur marginal pairs in the issued colours on ungummed watermarked paper. Gorgeous!
(Qty 8 pairs)
1902-12 Pictorials collection on Godden leaves with shades, perfs, official punctures, ½d Perf 11 SG 249d unmounted block of 15, ½d Perf 12½&11 SG 249b mint x3, 1d Perf 12½&12 SG 250c mint x2, 1d Perf 11&12 SG 250d, 2d Perf 12½&12 SG 245c, 2d Perf 12½&12 SG 251d, 2d Perf 11&12 SG 251e, 3d Perf 12½&11 SG 246b used x2 (one punctured 'T'), 3d Thin Paper SG 262 unmounted pair, 4d mint x22, 6d mint x17, 'ONE PENNY' on 2d 'CA' Monogram x2, etc, condition is generally very fine. Ex "Chartwell".
1902-04 V/Crown ½d green Irregular Compound Perf 12½x12½x12x12½ ACSC #T4 (SG 237d), large-part o.g., Cat $750 (£600). [The ACSC states "Very few are recorded"]
1902-04 V/Crown Perf 11 1d rose-red with the Watermark Upright (Inverted) marginal single from the right of the sheet Imperf at Right ACSC #T11ba, neat Hobart cds, Cat $1000. Rare: only three examples recorded.
1903 Sidefaces V/Crown 9d blue with the Watermark Sideways ACSC #T65aa (SG 242c), large-part o.g., undercatalogued at $200 (£350). [Less than a dozen unused examples recorded]
1905-12 Litho Crown/A 4d orange-yellow Perf 12½x11 ACSC #T55C (SG 247bb), large-part o.g., Cat $750 (SG £475). RPSofV Certificate (2002).
1905-12 Litho Crown/A 6d lake Irregular Compound Perf 11x12½x12½x12½ ACSC #T59 (SG 248b), exceptional centring, large-part o.g., Cat $500 (SG £500). [The ACSC states "This variety is rare"]
1905-12 Litho Crown/A 6d lake Irregular Compound Perf 12½x11x12½x12½ ACSC #T59 (SG 248b), 'ULVERSTONE/AP27/09/TASMANIA' cds, Cat $500 (SG £500).
1905-12 Litho Crown/A 4d orange-buff Mixed Perf 11x11x12½x11 ACSC #T56A (SG 247bbvar) from the base of the sheet with misplaced perfs at base corrected with Perf 12½, large-part o.g., Cat $750 (SG £475).