Prestige Philately Auction 227 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - KGV Heads - Single Watermark
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Displaying 15 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - KGV Heads - Single Watermark
63(3)h½d emerald Electro 3 Cracked Electro through Lower-Left Corner BW #63A(3)h, very well centred, Melbourne machine cancellation clear of the variety, Cat $2000.
63(5)h½d green Electro 5 with Major Cracked Electro (Wattles at Left to 'U' of 'AUSTRALIA' BW #63B(5)h, well centred, Melbourne machine cancel just intrudes on the variety, Cat $5000.
64Single-Line Perf ½d pale emerald-green ACSC #64 an unusually large & well centred example, neat Victorian cds cancel, Cat $900.
66a½d orange Electro 7 with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #66a block of 36 comprising the lower 6 rows of the right-hand pane with eight listed varieties including #66(7)L m n & ra, poorly centred with perfs just touching design on some units, unmounted, Cat $780 for mounted singles.
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71Smooth Paper 1d bright brown-red ACSC #71O horizontal pair, Cat $500+. Scott Starling Certificate (2017) states "...a rare shade that is very rare in multiples".
71(1)iaSmooth Paper 1d carmine Die II with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #71(1)ia, horizontal crease, Cat $1250.
71(3)zbSmooth Paper 1d scarlet-red with the Watermark Inverted 'CA' Monogram corner strip of 3 ACSC #71a(3)zb, well centred, minor faults & some reinforced perfs, Cat $1250 plus a significant premium for the watermark being inverted. Scott Starling Certificate (2017) states "a very rare combination".
72abRough Paper 1d carmine No Watermark ACSC #72ab (SG 47k) with excellent centring, lightly mounted, Cat $6000 (£6500). A gem! Ex "Anglo-Saxon": sold at the Prestige auction of 16.8.2008 for $8000. RPSofV Certificate (1978).
88(16)z1½d green Electro 16 TS Harrison Imprint block of 4 ACSC #88(16)z, unmounted, Cat $1500+ (mounted).
89(22)za1½d scarlet Electro 22 No Imprint block of 21 (7x3) ACSC #89(22)za on annotated page identifying varieties on twelve units, most units including the No Imprint block of 4 are unmounted, Cat $650++ (mounted).
89(23)r1½d scarlet Electro 23 Cracked Electro from King's Neck to Emu's Foot #89(23)r being the last unit in a block of 4, very lightly mounted, Cat $500+.
96(16)f2d scarlet with '21' in Left-Hand Value Tablet ACSC #96(16)f, well centred, light 'WEST WALLSEND/19SE23/NSW' cds clear of the variety, Cat $3500. Superb! [The ACSC states "...extremely rare in red"]
1104d orange monogram block of 6 with Plate 1 'CA' monogram and adjoining unit with 'White Flaw Behind Emu's Leg' ACSC #110(1)zb, unmounted (hinge remain in margin only), some minor gum toning but still very attractive, Cat $1500 for mounted mint corner pair only.
123vebComb Perf 5d yellow-brown with Major Damage to Upper-Right Corner & Nick in Upper-Left Corner + ½d green on 1920 double-rate cover to the USA with 'KAPUNDA' (SA) cds that intrudes slightly on the affected area at upper-right. This variety is not illustrated in the ACSC. An extremely rare usage on cover. [The rate was 2½d x2 + ½d War Tax]
124Rough Paper 5d bright chestnut perf 'OS' ACSC #124 (poorly centred) tied by 'WAGIN' (WA) cds to 1921 small OHMS cover to 'WOODANILLING' (light arrival cds), 'WAGIN' h/s on scarce red & black/white provisional registration label, mss "AR" in red, unclaimed & returned, Cat $1500 on cover.