Prestige Philately Auction 105 CatalogueC of A
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 51 Lots in Category - C of A Other Pre-Decimals
Handy selection with Engraved 6d (2), No Wmk Hermes, Macarthur, Jubilee (**), ANZAC 1/- (**), Robes Thick & Thin Papers, Navigators set plus used £2 etc.
1928-36 blocks of 4 including 3d Airmail imprint, Sturt plate numbers, Kingsford Smith imprints, 6d Kookaburra imprint, Victoria Centenary imprints, SA Centenary imprints etc, many units are unmounted; also includes a rather ordinary Kookaburra M/S..
1937-65 blocks of 4 including NSW Sesqui imprints, AIF imprints, Arms to £1 imprints, Emergency 2/6d imprint, Cattle Cream Paper etc, lower units are generally unmounted.
Robes Thin Paper £1, an exceptional example; also 5/- Cattle White Paper, off-centre.
1931 Airmail optd 'OS' imprint strip of 3 (**), SA Centenary blocks of 4 with 1936 Exhibition d/s plus a registered Exhibition cover with Vic Centenary 3d pair, 1937 NSW Sesqui 2d "Man with Tail" & same variety Retouched, KGVI 2d mauve "Medallion Flaw" in block of 4.
1913-14 Engraved 6d Kookaburra lower-left corner pair, the right-hand unit has the distinctive appearance of a Dry Ink variety, very lightly mounted. A remarkable item.
1927 Canberra photographic essays of two designs submitted by AJ Shearsby both enlarged (one with fault at base) & stamp-size, plus a few issued stamps with Canberra postmarks or on cover, and a mint block of 32. [A similar pair of essays - both fine - sold for $1200 in our auction of 19/7/2003]
1927 Canberra 1½d upper-left corner block with large-part Plate Number '12' #132zk, Cat $200 (mounted).
1928 Philatelic Exhibition 3d Kookaburra M/S from base of the sheet.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green, corner example from upper-left of the sheet, very lightly mounted.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green marginal example from top of the sheet, very lightly mounted.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green, a few slightly short perfs.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green, excellent centring, CTO with large-part (brown) o.g.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green, CTO.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green upper-left corner single, CTO with full unmounted o.g.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green imprint strip of 3, hinge remainders. [A less well centred but unmounted strip sold for $2464 in our auction of 15/3/2003]
1934 Hermes No Watermark 1/6d claret imprint block of 4 #153za, the first unit with Retouched Shading to Right of Mercury's Staff, exceptional centring especially for an imprint block, the upper units with faintest trace of having been mounted & the lower units unmounted, undercatalogued at $400.
1935 ANZAC 1/- black marginal block of 4 from base of the sheet, lower units unmounted but one has faint toning.
1935 ANZAC 1/- black upper-left Plate Number '2' block of 4.
1935 Silver Jubilee 2d scarlet Ash imprint block of 4, the lower units are unmounted. [From an experimental printing. The ACSC price of $30 for an imprint block is an obvious error, being less than three times the $12 quoted for a single stamp!]