Prestige Philately Auction 205 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Kangaroos - Third Watermark
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Displaying 16 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Kangaroos - Third Watermark
Die IIB Two-Line TS Harrison Imprint ('N' over 'MP') pairs comprising 6d with & without perfs through the bottom margin, 9d with perfs through the bottom margin, and 1/- with & without perfs through the bottom margin, unmounted, Cat $2950+ (mounted). Ex Clive Hodgkinson.
(Qty 5 pairs)
Die IIB AJ Mullett Imprint pairs comprising 6d & 1/- without perfs through the bottom margin, plus 9d (strip of 4) & 1/- with perfs through the bottom margin, unmounted, Cat $1800+ (mounted). Ex Clive Hodgkinson.
(Qty 4 items)
Selection on leaves, used to £1 plus 'SPECIMEN' overprints with £1 Type C (x2) and Type D, £1 brown & blue and £2 Type D, also perf 'OS' issues used plus 1/- Harrison imprint pair.
1 2d to 5/- complete on a simplified basis, the 3d is Die IIB, generally well centred, a couple of minor bends & a couple with slightly aged gum, the 5/- is regummed, the 6d brown is very lightly mounted otherwise unmounted, Cat $4850.
14(4)z 3d olive Die IIB TS Harrison Imprint block of 4 BW #14(4)z, unmounted, Cat $3500+ (mounted). Ex Clive Hodgkinson. [Stuart Hardy's */** block of 4 sold for $2330]
27(3)zb 9d violet Die IIB Two-Line TS Harrison Imprint ('N' over 'MP') block of 4 BW #27(3)zb, one toned perf tip at left, unmounted, Cat $1750+ (mounted). Ex Clive Hodgkinson. [Stuart Hardy's */** block of 4 sold for $669]
33(v) 1/- blue-green Die II with Doubled Left-Hand Frame, small faults, Melbourne cds largely clear of the doubling. Unlisted in the ACSC. [This may be a precursor to the Small Multiple Wmk variety Deformed Left-Hand Frame BW #34(2)ia]
No longer available
38 2/- maroon single with large-part Harrison Imprint, unmounted, Cat $500+. Ex Clive Hodgkinson. Advertised retail $625 plus a premium for the imprint.
48B 10/- grey & deep "aniline" pink BW #48B, unmounted, Cat $2500.
52B £1 chestnut & blue BW #52B, well centred, hinge remainders, Cat $3500.
52x £1 chocolate & dull blue with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #52Ax, unmounted, Cat $2250. [The ACSC states "Most Specimen overprints are in a characteristic light brown & very pale blue shade", as BW #52Dx]
53 £1 grey with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #53x, above-average centring for this stamp. one short perf at the top, lightly mounted, Cat $4500.
53xb £1 grey with Type C 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #53xb, unmounted, Cat $750.
56A £2 black & rose-carmine BW #56A, well centred with strong colours & excellent perfs, unmounted, Cat $17,500. Superb! As fresh as they come. This stamp is as fine as the superb examples sold in the Prestige auctions of 22/4/2006 19/10/2007 and 19/11/2011 for $15,525 $14,950 and $13,800 respectively.
56C £2 purple-black & rose-carmine BW #56C, unusually well centred, light pencil signature on the reverse, the gum a little aged but unmounted, Cat $15,000.
PERFORATED 'OS': PERFORATED 'OS': £2 purple-black & rose-carmine perf 'OS' CTO with GPO Melbourne cds BW #56Cwa, a few irregular perfs at the top, Cat $3500.