Prestige Philately Auction 231 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Other Pre-Decimals
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 30 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Other Pre-Decimals
KGVI selection of mostly imprint blocks of 4 or 8 to 6½d, also Robes both papers used, No Wmk 2d block of 6 with Major Over-Inking Flaw, 3d green on Tinted Paper, some minor varieties, etc.
Unmounted mint blocks of 4 including Macarthur 9d, Victoria Centenary Perf 10½ set, NSW Sesqui, Arms 10/- imprint, Navigators set of 6, etc, also Food corner blocks of 9.
(Qty 23 blocks)
High-quality Lighthouse binder with many better items including KSmith 6d imprint block with Retouch, Bridge set CTO, Large Lyrebird, Victoria Centenary 1/- Perf 10½ & 1/- Perf 11½ x2, Macarthur 9d block of 4, ANZAC & Jubilee sets, SA Centenary blocks of 4 (VLMtd), Robes both sets, NSW Sesqui 9d block of 4, AIF set x4, Food blocks of 9, Olympic Propaganda x12 sets in blocks of 4 + 2/- blue block of 10, Flowers blocks of 4, 5/- Cattle block of 4 & White Paper, Birds x10 sets including blocks of 4, 1964 Airmail 2/3d x18 in blocks, Navigators £2 block of 4, etc, generally very fine & virtually all unmounted.
(Qty few 100)
Album of large blocks including 1927 Canberra half-sheet of 40, 1930 Sturt 3d block of 42 (four units *), 1946 Mitchell half-sheets of 30, Aborigine 8½d sheet of 160, 1950 Stamp Centenary block of 48, 1954 Tasmania Sesqui 2/- large-part sheet of 60, Olympic Propaganda blocks of 15, Cobb & Co half-sheets of 40, 1960 Guides sheet of 80, 1965 ANZAC 8d block of 24, etc, unmounted.
(Qty many 100s)
1927-36 Issues complete unmounted plus 'OS' punctures including 3d Air Types A & B and 'OS' Overprints (the Kingsford Smith 3d is mounted; RPSofV Certificate), some imprint blocks of 4 including 6d Large Kookaburra & 1/- ANZAC (three units **) plus Jubilee 2/- pair (**), etc, mostly unmounted.
Nine folios of complete sheets, large-part sheets & large blocks including KGVI 1/4d magenta two blocks of 40, Perf 15x14 2d mauve block of 40 with Medallion Flaw, 5d half-sheet of 80 & 6d sheet of 160, 1942 3½d sheet of 160, No Wmk 4d x120, 1952 4½d sheet of 120, Produce Food sheets of 100, QEII 1d to 6½d sheets of 160, 10d sheet of 120 & 1/0½d sheet of 100, Olympic Propaganda 2/- x50 each, Flowers 1/6d x120 & 2/3d on White Paper x120, 2/3d Commemoratives with Games x40, Royal Visit x60, Cable sheet of 48, Air Mail sheet of 80, & ANZAC x64, Birds 2/6d sheet of 60, Booklet Plate 5d green Plate '-2-' sheet of 48 booklet panes, etc, unmounted. A most unusual opportunity.
Imprint blocks selection on Hagners from KGV Commems onwards noted KGVI 3d blue Die II and Die III both **, Robes 5/- Thick Paper & Thin Paper both **, AIF set **/* with 6d x2, Arms set of 4 **, condition generally fine.
1913-14 Engraved KGV 1d unmounted imprint strip of 4 from the base of the sheet, and 6d Kookaburra Plate No 3 Imprint strip of 4 from the top of the sheet (partly separated along the central perfs & reinforced, the first & last units are unmounted), well centred, Cat $800+.
(Qty 2 strips)
1928 International Philatelic Exhibition block of 4 miniature sheets, unmounted, Cat $1500+ for four separate sheetlets.
1928-36 imprint blocks of 4 including 1928 Air 3d Types A & B, Large Lyrebird 1/-, Victoria Centenary Perf 10½ & Perf 11½ sets, Macarthur set including 2d Dark Hills, Hermes 1/6d No Watermark, SA Centenary set, and a few others, also 6d Airmail imprint strip of 3, unmounted, Cat $3000 approximately.
(Qty 23 items)
1928-36 imprint blocks of 4 punctured 'OS' 3d Air Type A & 1½d Swan, overprinted 'OS' Large Lyre 1/- and Bridge 2d & 3d, also 6d Air strip of 3, unmounted, Cat $2800 approximately.
(Qty 6 items)
1931 Kingsford Smith 2d red & 3d blue overprinted 'OS', well centred, unmounted, Cat $1175. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2009) for the 3d.
1931 Airmail 6d perforated colour trial in dull grey-green on gummed unwatermarked paper, well centred, small patch of gum-toning. Previously unrecorded. [Research by Dr Geoff Kellow reveals that at least three colour trials in different colours were prepared. However, the official file is incomplete so we are unable to confirm if this item was one of the three proofs mentioned]
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green large-part imprint single, a few short perfs, Cat $550+.
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green, excellent centring, the gum a little aged, unmounted, Cat $1500.
No longer available
1932 Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- green corner example from the lower-right of the sheet, well centred, unmounted, Cat $1500. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2012) states "Superb!"
1934 Hermes No Wmk 1/6d gutter block of 6 (2x3), unmounted, Cat $750+ for singles.
1937-52 Issues apparently complete plus most imprint blocks of 4 including 3d blue Die I, Die Ia (minor toning), Die II Thick & Thin Papers, Perf 13½x14 Zoologicals, Robes both papers, AIF & Arms, etc, all we checked are unmounted. Advertised retail $5900 as unmounted singles.
(Qty few 100)
1937-52 Issues Perf 15x14 4d Koala block of 4 with weak Offset ACSC #198c, unmounted, Cat $300+ (mounted).
1942-50 Definitives 1d brown-purple block of 30 (3x10) from the left of the sheet with two additional strikes of the comb perforator in the left-hand margin resulting in the 10 units at left all with Double Perforations on Three Sides ACSC #225b and the lower 3 units additionally with perforations into the design (unlisted in ACSC), a couple of minor tonespots, unmounted, Cat $2250++.