Prestige Philately Auction 237 CatalogueWESTERN AUSTRALIA
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1902-11 V/Crown Perf 12½ etc £1 orange-brown Sperati Forgery ACSC #W66c, well centred, light horizontal crease, Kalgoorlie duplex cancel, Cat $3000. RPSofV Certificate (1994). [The ACSC states "...less than a dozen examples recorded"]
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1902-11 V/Crown Perf 11 2d x2 one with the Watermark Upright, 4d 5d and 2/- pair, Cat $2000+ (£1400+). Very scarce group.
1902-11 V/Crown Perf 11 2/- orange-brown/yellow ACSC #W60B (SG 134a) block of 4, well centred, large-part o.g., Cat $3000+ (£1700+).
1905-12 Crown/A Perf 12½ etc ½d to 5/- both dies complete with some extra shades, Perf 11 1d x2 2d 3d & 5d both shades, and 1912 Crown/Single-Lined A 6d & 1/-, large-part o.g., Cat $1790 (£1260).
1905-12 Crown/A Perf 12½ etc ½d to 5/- both dies complete with some extra shades, and 1912 Crown/Single-Lined A 6d x3 & 1/- x2, and 'OS' Punctures range to 1/- including shades, Cat $1500+ (£1000 plus the 'OS' punctures).
(Qty 60 )
1905-12 Crown/A Perf 11 1d rose-pink with the Watermark Upright ACSC #W13B (SG 151b) marginal block of 12 (2x6) from the right of the sheet, full unmounted o.g., Cat $1500++ (£1080++) as mounted singles.
1905-12 Crown/A Irregular Compound Perfs 1d rose-pink with the Watermark Upright horizontal pair, the first unit Perf 11x12½x11x12½ & the second unit Perf 11x11x11x12½ ACSC #W15 (SG 161), a few characteristic rough perfs, very lightly mounted, Cat $2500+ (£2400+).
1905-12 Crown/A Irregular Compound Perfs 9d red-orange with the Watermark Upright (Inverted) Perf 12½x12½x11x12½, light 'P.P.' (Parcel Post) cds of Perth. A major rarity, unlisted in the ACSC and unpriced in Gibbons. [The ACSC records a similarly perforated stamp but the watermark is sideways, and it's in the Western Australian Museum]
1912 Crown/A 1/- sage-green Perf 12½ ACSC #W57 (SG 169a), a few characteristic short/pulled perfs, previously unrecorded '[TELEGRAPH]S/17JL12/FREMANTLE' cds (two-letter month), Cat $1500 (£2500). An underrated rarity. Ex HAV Bulleid & 'Tamiami'. RPSofL Certificate (1982). [The ACSC states "At least five examples can be confirmed...one is in the Western Australian Museum". This stamp is not included in the identified examples]
** Arthur Tilby has advised that fifteen examples are now known, one in the WA Museum and one in the Royal Collection. That's still not a lot of examples in private hands so we have left the estimate and reserve untouched **
1912 Surcharge 'ONE PENNY' on 2d Perf 12½x12½x11x12½ ACSC #W68 (SG 173), the gum a little disturbed, Cat $750 (£700+).
FORGERIES: Attractive annotated group with Imperf 1d black x3, 4d blue x3 (one with the Inverted Frame) & 1/- brown x2, Hillman 2d x2 (one with 'TVO' Variety!) & 6d x4 (one apparently a 'golden-bronze' with 1934 certificate as a forgery), 1861 6d sage-green, perforated 4d carmine, 6d purple & 6d purple/blue, 'ONE PENNY' forged overprint on 2d yellow x2, plus a group by Spiro and others. A very appealing lot.
REVENUES: 1881 'I. R.' Surcharges on 3d lilac 'ONE PENNY' to 'TEN POUNDS' complete, a few minor blemishes, 1880s-1890s manuscript cancellations. [Most values were issued in very small numbers. Of the 7/6d & 15/- only 1200 each were printed; of the £5 & £10 only 960 each were printed]
TELEGRAPH STAMPS: 1886 Perf 14 1d bistre & 6d violet SG T1 & 2 and Perf 12½ 1d bistre SG T1a, large-part o.g., Cat £770.
TELEGRAPH STAMPS: 1886 Perf 14 1d bistre & 6d violet SG T1 & 2 postally used, undercatalogued at £275. [Cecil Walkely's similar duo sold for $932]