Prestige Philately Auction 232 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - KGV Heads - Large Multiple Watermark
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Displaying 12 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - KGV Heads - Large Multiple Watermark
HALFPENNY: Array with mint blocks of 4 x3 - one with Thin Fraction - & 6, Thin Paper U/L corner block of 8 (unmounted), lots of mint & used varieties, Monograms Electro 4 'JBC' block of 6 (no side selvedge) & 'CA' strip of 6 and Electro 5 'CA' 'JBC' & 'CA' Substituted for 'JBC' blocks of 6 (the first two with the corners clipped, the third with no side selvedge), TS Harrison Imprint Electro 6 block of 4 & Electro 7 block of 8 both very fine, etc, also a page of commercial perfins.
ONE PENNY: Red array with Cooke Carmine-Pink mint x2 & used x4; Harrison shades & varieties mint & used, unmounted blocks of 4 x3 & a block of 8 with Dot before '1', Plate 4 Harrison Imprint pairs x2 (one punctured 'OS': very scarce) & a block of 4 (small ink arrow in the margin), etc. Nice lot.
(Qty 150 approx)
- Green array with punctured 'OS' mint, good range of varieties, Plate 4 Harrison Imprint block of 8, etc. We noted that some are Single Wmk so careful inspection is recommended.
(Qty 170 approx)
PENNY HALFPENNY: Black-Brown with Watermark Inverted mint x3 & used x3, Very Thin Paper mint x7 including a block of 4 & used punctured 'OS' x2, Harrison Imprint blocks of 4 for Electro 1 - heavy fold in the gutter - & Electro 3, etc.
(Qty 180 approx)
- Red-Brown including Intense Deep Chocolate used x2 (one punctured 'OS'), Dry Ink unlisted for this issue, punctured 'OS' mint x2, Cracked Electro ACSC #86(7)L x2 - one mint but creased - & #86(U)j, two different Harrison Imprint blocks of 12 (minor faults), etc. A good lot for the 1½d specialist.
½d green Electro 4 'CA' monogram corner strip of three ACSC #65(4)zb, 2 units unmounted, Cat $650. Ex Julian Sterling Part III.
½d emerald Electro 5 large-part pane of 50 (5x10) with listed varieties ACSC #65(5)d-j & L and 'CA' Monogram, folded to fit on an album page, unmounted, Cat $1800++.
1d red annotated shades with Cooke Printings 1d carmine-pink G101 x2 (with Scott Starling Certificates), Harrison Printings including G104 mint x2 & punctured 'OS', G105 'OS', G108 (with Certificate), etc, Cat $2750+.
Cooke Printings 1d rose-red ACSC #73B (G102), well centred, machine cancel of 4FE18, Cat $6000. Scott Starling Certificate (2015) states "a fine example of a very rare shade".
Harrison Printings 1d carmine (aniline) ACSC #74D (G107), very well centred, unmounted, Cat $375. Scott Starling Certificate (2018).
1½d black-brown Very Thin Paper ACSC #84aa marginal block of 4 from the left of the sheet, unmounted, Cat $500++.
1½d black-brown Harrison Imprint blocks of 4 from all four electros ACSC #84(1)z (hinge remainders), #84(2)z #84(3)z & #84(4)z, lightly mounted, Cat $2850. Rarely available as a "set".
(Qty 4 blocks)