Prestige Philately Auction 237 CatalogueWESTERN AUSTRALIA
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1882-85 Crown/CA Perf 14 1d bistre, 2d chrome-yellow, 4d carmine (no gum), 6d x3 shades (one with 'SPECIMEN.' Handstamp), part- to large-part o.g., Cat £690.
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1882-85 Crown/CA Perf 14 set plus shades, Perf 12x14 1d yellow-ochre SG 81 horizontal pair (a very scarce multiple), and Perf 12 sets with Watermark to Left & Watermark to Right, & a few shades, Cat £675+.
1882-85 Crown/CA Perf 12 2d chrome-yellow SG 83 marginal block of 11 (3x4, missing the third unit) from the base of the sheet, exceptional centring, soiled in the margin, full unmounted but slightly aged o.g., Cat £1870++ for mounted singles. A rare multiple. Ex 'Besancon' (II).
1882-98 imperforate plate proof pairs on gummed watermarked paper comprising Crown/CA 3d (superb!) and W[crown]A 2d (mounted) & 2½d from the Imprimatur Sheets, full unmounted o.g.
(Qty 3 pairs)
1882-98 Crown/CA 3d imperforate block of 4 from the top of the Imprinmatur Sheet in red-brown, full unmounted o.g. Superb!
1884 Surcharges '½' on 1d yellow-ochre Perf 12 SG 90 complete pane of 60 - no margins - with a few minor varieties identified, generally very well centred, a bit fragile with minor perf-crimping between the sixth & seventh rows, virtually full o.g. with only several units lightly mounted, Cat £1000++. A rare half-sheet.
1888 New Colours 1d carmine-pink & 2d grey SG 103 & 104 blocks of 6 (3x2), well centred, virtually full o.g. with the lower units being unmounted, Cat £700++ (for mounted singles).
(Qty 2 blocks)
1888 New Colours 2d grey (the lower units unmounted) & 4d red-brown blocks of 4, exceptional centring, large-part o.g., Cat £660++ for mounted singles.
(Qty 2 blocks)
1893 Surcharge 'ONE PENNY' on 3d cinnamon SG 108 wing-margin example from the top of the lower pane with the Overprint Misplaced ('NY' at Left & 'ONE PEN' at Right), a couple of short perfs, lightly cancelled.
1895 Surcharges 'Half-penny' in Green on 3d SG 110/a three half-sheets of 60 (each 5x12 with central gutters & 10 wing-margin examples) in differing shades, virtually full o.g. with most units being unmounted, Cat £1800++. Ex Mogens Juhl, where they were carelessly described as "part-sheets of 50 (5x10)".
(Qty 3 panes)
1895 Surcharges 'Half-penny' in Red & in Green on 3d SG 111a/b group close doubling single & block of 4, and wider doubling single & pair (minor tonespots), large-part o.g., also wider doubling pair tied to piece by Perth duplex of JY20/96, Cat £1040+.
1895 Surcharges 'Half-penny' in Red & in Green on 3d brown SG 111b block of 4 tied to front to Fremantle by untidy Perth duplex, Cat £720++. RPSofL Certificate (1993) states "is genuine".
1898-1907 W[crown]A imperforate blocks of 4 in the issued colours from the Imprimatur Sheets comprising 1d with Plate Number '2', 2d with Plate Number '2' and 2½d with Plate Number '1', full unmounted o.g. Superb! Ex Mogens Juhl.
(Qty 3 blocks)
1898-1907 W[crown]A 1/- die proof in black on surfaced card (92x60mm) with handstamps '19JAN97' in blue at U/L & 'BEFORE/ HARDENING' at U/R ACSC #W2DP(2)B, Cat $3000. Superb! [Although the 1/- was proofed & printed in 1897, the entire printing was held in reserve until April 1907, making this a Commonwealth-period issue]
1902-11 V/Crown the unique complete set of die proofs in issued colours on ungummed unwatermarked paper & Line Perf 12½, comprising 8d (tiny thin spot), 9d, 10d (perfs trimmed at left), 2/- (a couple of trimmed perfs at the base), 2/6d (a couple of trimmed perfs at the top), 5/- & 10/- (tiny thin spots), the 9d 2/- & 2/6d with part-Papermaker's Watermark, each with manuscript "X" cancel, Cat $37,500. Each stated by the ACSC to be unique! Individual Chris Ceremuga Certificates (2016) each state "...the only such example recorded".
The ACSC states "...possibly pulls from the zinc dies". In our opinion, there is no doubt about these items being die proofs. They were produced in Melbourne, where the same technique of perforating die proofs was employed for all values up to the KEVII £1 & £2.
1902-11 V/Crown Perf 12½ etc 1d x3, 2d to 8d, 9d x3, 10d, 2/- x4, 2/6d, 5/- both Dies, 10/- x2 & £1 x2, all-different shades; plus Perf 11 5d with Plate Number '1', 9d & 2/-; large-part o.g., Cat $5000 (£3600+).
1902-11 V/Crown Perf 12½ etc 1d to £1 SG 117-128a with all listed shades (excepting the scarce 10/- bright purple SG 127a, and the Watermark Upright 1d & 9d), 2/- with Watermark Sideways and an extra unmounted 2/- with Watermark Inverted, mostly lightly to very lightly mounted & a few are unmounted, Cat £2350 ($3140). Ex John Williams (UK): sold for $2097. BPA Certificate (1985) for the £1 orange.
1902-11 V/Crown Perf 12½ etc 1d to 8d, 9d x3, 10d, 2/- x3, 2/6d, 5/- both Dies, 10/- x2 & £1 x2, all-different shades, Cat $1950 (£1550).
1902-11 V/Crown Perf 12½ etc 4d chestnut with the Watermark Upright (Inverted) ACSC #W32aa (SG 119a), large-part o.g., undercatalogued at $750 (£600). Ex Mogens Juhl. [The ACSC states "...only several examples are recorded [in private hands], all mint"]
1902-11 V/Crown Perf 12½ etc 5d olive-bistre ACSC #W39 (SG 120) block of 4, large-part (brown) o.g. with the lower units being unmounted, Cat $1000++ (£1000++) for mounted singles. [This is an anomalous situation, where the Perf 11 stamps are more common that those Perf 12½]