Prestige Philately Auction 153 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postage Dues
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Attractively annotated collection on leaves with Blank Tablet sets mint & used plus set to 8d with vertical 'SPECIMEN' opt; Filled Tablet used to 5/- (2, one Perf 11), Perf 12x11 2d block of 12 unmounted, 'SPECIMEN' set of 14 (no gum), 6 values to 1/- with WA rings cancels, 1907 Victoria Paper mint set; Victorian Design 1909-10 mint set to 10/- & used set to £1 plus ½d 'CA' & 'JBC' Monogram blocks of 8 (no side-margins), CofA Perf 11 mint set, strong group of post-WWII issues including 1938-46 4d with Misplaced Vignette (**), etc; numerous multiples including used group to 5/- plus a useful range of imprint pairs & blocks, a good range of varieties including in positional blocks; condition of the earlier material a little variable but generally fine to very fine throughout. An excellent basis for expansion. Ex David Watson (UK). (Qty 100s)
1902 Blank Tablet ½d to 8d blocks of 4, CTO with central 'HOBART/6FE/1908/TASMANIA' cds, no gum, Cat $960++ as used singles. Not listed CTO in the ACSC. Ex David Watson (UK). [The catalogue does mention WA concentric-rings specimen cancels on a few values only] (Qty 7 blocks)
1908 High Values with Stroke Perf 11 2/- emerald BW #D73, excellent centring, faint gum-bend, lightly mounted, Cat $1500 (1999). An unusually fresh example of this scarce stamp. [Acquired for $1552 at our auction of 28/1/2005]
1913-21 Thin Paper £1 scarlet & pale green BW #D104 (SG D87), well centred, faint bend, Cat $1350 (£800).
1931-37 CofA Perf 11 3d carmine & yellow-green Ash Imprint ('N' over 'EA') block of 4 with 'R-A' Join BW #D118za, exceptional centring, unmounted, Cat $1400. A gem! [Far superior to Sir Gawaine Baillie's block - off-centre & rough perforations - that sold for $1840 in July 2005]
1938 Intaglio 4d carmine & yellow-green Misplaced Vignette BW #D126c, unmounted, Cat $250.
1946-56 Redrawn Value Plates 1d carmine & yellow-green Authority Imprint block of 8 from the base of the sheet with complete Plate Number '-1-', a couple of hinge remainders at the upper corners but the central block of 4 is unmounted, Cat $400 mounted (1999). Ex David Watson (UK).