Prestige Philately Auction 126 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - KGV - Single Watermark
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Displaying 15 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - KGV - Single Watermark
Smooth & Rough Paper Penny Reds accumulation with lots of shades (although no attempt has been made to classify them). We noted Smooth Paper Dies I-II pair, Die I Watermark Inverted (40+, including a few perf 'OS'), Rough Paper Die II (20 including perf 'OS/NSW' x2), Die III (14), perf 'OS' Die II Smooth (3) & Rough (5), etc. High catalogue/retail value. (Qty 100s)
Shade accumulation of all values (excluding Penny Reds) to 1/4d (12), perf 'OS' 4d violet (9) 4½d (11) & 1/4d (5), perf 'OS/NSW' 4d orange (3), 4d lemon (4), 4d violet (2) & 5d. Also 'T' perfins for most values and a smattering of Watermark Inverted issues, but sadly no rarities. Condition variable. (Qty 100s)
Inverted Watermarks comprising ½d green, ½d orange, 1d red, 1½d red-brown perf 'OS', 2d scarlet perf 'OS', 4d orange & Comb Perf 5d chestnut, Cat $800+. (Qty 8)
Single-Line Perf ½d pale emerald BW #64, machine cancel, Cat $500.
Smooth Paper 1d red Plate 1 block of 12 (6x2) with four Die I-II pairs BW #71(1)fa, margin at right, exceptional centring, the first unit with light corner bend & very lightly mounted otherwise unmounted, Cat $4800+. Exceptional!
Smooth Paper 1d red Plate 2 Rusted (Pre-Substituted) Clich©s BW #71(2)i with machine cancel and #71(2)j with part-'TRAYNORS LAGOON' (Vic) cds, the latter with some colour diffusion on the reverse, Cat $1500. BSAP Certificate (undated). (Qty 2)
Smooth Paper 1d red Plate 2 Pre-Substituted ("Rusted") Clich©s BW #71(2)i & j, similarly centred, the first with minor colour-diffusion, Victorian cds cancels, Cat $1500.
Smooth Paper 1d carmine-red Plate 4 One-Line 'HARRISON' Imprint strip of 6 with varieties 'RA' Joined & Roo's Tongue BW #71(4)zj, unmounted, Cat $800 as a mounted block of four. (Qty 6)
Smooth Paper 1d red Plate 4 upper-left corner block of 10 (2x5) from a £1 booklet (telltale staple-holes in the left-hand margin) with Thin 'ONE PENNY' & 'NY' Joined BW #71(4)L & m and the last unit with unlisted Bullethole at Back of Skull, unmounted, Cat $985++. A rare positional piece.
4d bright orange vertical strip of 5 from the upper-right of the right-hand pane, the second unit Line through 'FOUR PENCE' & the fifth unit 'PE' Joined BW #110(2)h & m, all but the last unit are unmounted, Cat $1350+.
4d orange Watermark Inverted with Line through 'FOURPENCE' BW #110A(2)h, unmounted, Cat $900+.
Harrison Plates 4d bright ultramarine Watermark Inverted BW #113a marginal pair from right of the sheet, well centred, unmounted, Cat $500+.
PERFORATED 'OS': Rough Paper 1d rosine Plate 1 'JBC' Monogram single, small closed tear at lower-right, a few split perfs that have been reinforced, Cat $750 (2001).
PERFORATED 'OS/NSW': War Savings Paper 1d Die III 1d deep red. Very scarce.
- Rough Paper 1d rosine Die II Substituted Clich© BW #72(2)ia, cds cancels clear of the varieties. Rare.