Prestige Philately Auction 233 CatalogueLETTER CARDS - 1913 Kangaroo 1d
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Displaying 13 Lots in Category - LETTER CARDS - 1913 Kangaroo 1d
Exhibit pages with an all-different array of oval, part-oval & rectangular views with screening variations identified, a couple are sealed & a couple are used with full margins or CTO, also 'CATARACT GORGE' with Plate Scratch on the Stamp, good range of colours & fine to very fine unused, Cat $5800 approximately.
Complete set of the Twelve Rectangular Views comprising 'BOTANIC GARDENS/PORTLAND VIC' (Double Perforations), 'CAIRNS RAILWAY' (sealed), 'CATARACT GORGE', 'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE', 'GOVERNMENT HOUSE/PERTH', 'LORNE', 'MT LOFTY RANGES', 'NATIONAL PARK/NS WALES' (vertical; with boat), 'QUEEN'S GARDENS', 'ST GEORGE'S TERRACE' (used but with full margins), 'THE TWO BROTHERS' (Cracked Plate) & 'ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS', various dull colours, a few minor blemishes but fine to very fine unused, Cat $2400. A most unusual opportunity.
'BOTANIC GARDENS/PORTLAND VIC' (vertical rectangle) in brown with Double Perforations, unused, Cat $300.
'CAIRNS RAILWAY/QUEENSLAND' (bridge & waterfall) in blue with illustrated advertising within for Standard Shoe & Leather Co (Adelaide), used to Quorn in 1913. Exceptional advertising mail.
'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' (vertical part-oval) - corrected inscription - in sepia-brown with No Stop after 'CARD ' on the Address Side and Grossly Misplaced Perforations plus Aberrant Perfs at Left with related creasing, unused, Cat $500. [Illustrated in the ACSC, where mistakenly identified as view #143C]
'CENTRAL RLY STN/BRISBANE' (vertical rectangle) - corrected inscription - in sepia-brown with Grossly Misplaced Perforations, unused, Cat $500. [The original inscription placed the building in Sydney!]
'COUNTRY SCENE/TASMANIA' in bright violet with Double Perforations, sensible perf reinforcement, unused, Cat $500++. [This is a rare view in the Kangaroo Series]
'LAKE ST CLAIR/TASMANIA' with Text 'FROM N SHORE 216' at the Base in greenish black, used at 'EUDUNDA/ SA', full margins but sealed, Cat $1000 unused; unpriced used. Rare: withdrawn because of the caption on the plate.
- Tasmanian 2d Letter Card 'MOUNT IDA AND LAKE ST CLAIR - FROM NORTH SHORE' HG #A5a(4) in crimson, superb unused; also 1907 PPC with the same view. The same photograph as used for the 'LAKE ST CLAIR' Letter Card.
(Qty 2 items)
'QUEEN'S GARDENS/PERTH WA' in purple-black, to Costa Rica with Kangaroo ½d & 1d added & tied by 'GEORGE STREET/NSW' cds, superb 'SAN JOSE/MAY/9/1914/COSTA RICA' arrival cds in violet. Terrific destination.
'THE TWO BROTHERS/QUEENSLAND' deterioration of the plate comprising Framed Oval x2 different depth of field, Unframed Oval, Part Oval Recut with the Sky & Part of the Border Removed, Rectangle x2, Rectangle Recut with the Sky Removed x2 (one with Plate Crack at lower-right), unused, Cat $1200. A technically interesting group.
'ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS/PERTH WA' in purple-brown with Grossly Misplaced Perforations, unused, Cat $500.
'ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS/PERTH WA' in purple-brown with Grossly Misplaced Perforations corrected with a second strike of the perforating head, unused, Cat $500+. [Illustrated in the ACSC]