Prestige Philately Auction 205 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - KGV Heads - Single Watermark
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Displaying 11 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - KGV Heads - Single Watermark
½d green to 1/4d turquoise complete "set" with all major colours/shades including 1d red Dies II and III, 4d orange x2 shades (one with the Watermark Inverted), 4d lemon (slight bend), a couple of minor extras, generally well centred, a few are a trifle aged but generally very fresh, unmounted, Cat $4200+.
71(1)ia Smooth Paper 1d Dies II-I pair BW #71(1)ia, well centred, unmounted, Cat $1500.
71(2)d Smooth Paper 1d aniline carmine Plate 2 complete left-hand pane of 60 (sheet margin at the top only) with 'PENAVY', Rusted Upper-Right Corner, Four Breaks in Shading Lines at Top and White Line below Right-Hand Value Tablet BW #71Z(2)d e f & g, unmounted, Cat $3500++.
85 1½d brown through to 1½d bright red-brown annotated collection of mostly plated examples mostly mint including many in multiples, numerous unlisted varieties, also singles with the Watermark Inverted & Dry Ink, two Harrison Imprint pairs, booklet pane of 6 with staple-holes in the margin, a few official perfins, generally fine to very fine, some are unmounted, Cat $1600 just for the listed varieties.
(Qty 200 approx)
89 1½d scarlet annotated group with a page of shades stated to include "pink" & "pale pink", Inverted Watermark x2, Thin Paper x2 (not convincing) & Printed on the Gummed Side BW #89c, generally very fine.
89(U)v 1½d scarlet with Deformed Right-Hand Frame & Diagonal Line from Top of the Distortion to King's Head, cds cancel well clear of the variety. Unlisted in the ACSC. [Leading Penny Halfpenny collector Richard Guy advises he has never seen an example of such distortion]
110C 4d lemon-yellow BW #110C, unmounted, Cat $900.
123qc Smooth Paper Comb Perf 5d yellow-brown with Damaged Upper-Left Corner (State IV) BW #123qc, unmounted, Cat $200+.
perf PERFORATED 'OS': ½d green to 1/4d greenish blue complete "set" of the major colours - missing only the 4½d - plus Rough Paper 1d red & Single-Line Perf 5d, generally well centred, very fresh, unmounted, Cat $4000+. Very difficult to assemble this fine.
perf - Rough Paper 1d Dies I-II (submerged)-II (erect) marginal strip of three BW #72(1)ic from the base of the sheet, unmounted, Cat $1000+. Superb!
perf - 1d green Plate 4 upper-right corner block of 42 (6x7) with Distorted 'ONE PENNY', Thin 'ONE PENNY', 'NY' Joined and Scratch behind Roo BW #77ab(4)k L m & n, some perf separation, unmounted, Cat $1000++.