Prestige Philately Auction 205 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - King George V Issues
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Displaying 8 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - King George V Issues
Accumulation in a box with denominations to 1/4d, noted some pairs, blocks and strips. Unchecked by us.
Collection on leaves with all denominations and strength in 1d reds including Single Wmk Secret Mark (mint), Sub Clichés, early state 'PENAVY' etc, also 'OS' perfins & overprints and some blocks and imprints. Inspection may reward.
(Qty 800 approx)
Complete "set" including all major colours, Dies (4½d Die II is CTO with large-part o,g,) & 'OS' Overprints, most are unusually well centred, a couple of very minor blemishes, generally very fine & all but a few are unmounted. Advertised retail $6500+.
One Penny Green marginal blocks comprising 1) Large Mult Wmk Plate 4 irregular block of 31 with Nick near Top of Left Frame, Neck Flaw, Ferns, 'RA' Joined, Roo's Tongue Out and Harrison Two-Line Imprint, one unit with a tonespot; 2) SMult Perf 13½x12½ Plate 4 block of 45 (12x4, missing the first 3 units) with Retouches to Ferns, 'RA' Joined, Roo's Tongue Out and Run 'N' and Ash Imprint ('N' over 'A') BW #81(4)zd; and 3) ditto, Plate 3 lower-right corner block of 30 (6x5) perf 'OS' with some Misplacement of the Perfins; all unmounted.
(Qty 3 blocks)
Single Watermark to CofA Watermark perf 'OS' issues complete on a simplified basis with all major colours (the 4d "lemon" is a yellow-orange) & dies, generally well centred & lightly cancelled, some are CTO. Advertised retail $2000+. Difficult to assemble this fine.
Trio of varieties LMult Wmk ½d emerald with Cracked Electro from the Left-Hand Wattles through the Roo's Head BW #65(5)ha, machine cancel partly obscures the variety, a little aged, Cat $600; 2d orange Tin Shed Flaw, horrid centring; and 4d orange with Line through 'FOURPENCE', cds clear of the variety, very fine, Cat $175.
Unmounted mint selection including Single Wmk ½d orange Watermark Inverted pair, 3d 4d olive & 4½d, Large Multiple Wmk set plus Cooke 1d carmine-pink (a bit aged, Ceremuga Certificate), Small Mult Wmk Perf 14 2d & 3d, Perf 13½x12½ 1d Die II and 4½d Dies I & II (CTO, no gum), CofA Wmk 4d, etc, condition a bit variable but generally very fresh.
Unmounted mint selection all perf 'OS' including Single Wmk 1d violet, 2d orange, 3d & 4d blue, LMult Wmk 1d green & 1½d brown, No Wmk 1d, SMult Wmk Perf 14 3d & 4½d, Perf 13½x12½ 1½d brown 4½d & 5d, etc, also 'OS' Overprints 4d & 5d, etc, condition a bit variable but generally very fresh.