Prestige Philately Auction 133 CatalogueSOUTH AUSTRALIA
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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - SOUTH AUSTRALIA
An above-average array of collector's duplicates on stocksheets with useful unused/mint including Rouletted 4d, '3-PENCE' in Black on 4d, 'TEN PENCE' on 9d (2, both large-part o.g.) etc, lots of variety in the used with many very attractive stamps including '3-PENCE' in Red on 4d, also noted 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 10 10/- used & 15/- optd 'SPECIMEN' (no gum) etc, and some official overprints & perfins and nine Departmentals in Black including 'A.O.' on Perf 10 2d, 'C.' on Perf 10 1d, & 'M.B.' on Perf 10x11½-12½ 4d, some postmark interest, condition variable. (Qty 500+)
Shoebox of collector's duplicates partly sorted into packets etc plus some bundles, also 2½d mint block of 4 with Plate '1' & Sheet Number, DLR 4d with Double Perforations, 'SA' perfins ½d & 6d both inverted and 2d & 5/- both doubled, a few railway stamps etc, also faulty 1902 registered cover to Canada with 2½d 3d & 5d and 'FOR CUSTOMS/.../Not/to be delivered unless marked/DUTY PAID or DUTY FREE' h/s in violet. (Qty 1000s)
1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' "The Postage & Revenue Long Stamps of South Australia" by Ed Williams (2003). As new, except for minor indents on the front cover caused by some nong who thinks books are good backing for writing letters!
1902-04 Thin 'POSTAGE' upper-right corner blocks of 4 with Plate Number '1' and all with non-conforming sheet numbers, comprising 3d (2, '1d...' in red), 4d ('1d...' in red, & '3d...' in red x2), 6d ('2d...' in black), 9d (2, '2d...' in black) & 10d ('1d...' in red); also Thick 'POSTAGE' 8d four similar blocks of 4 with three different sheet number formats or No Sheet Number; some have neat ink notations in the margins, all but one 3d & the 6d are unmounted, BW Cat $1600 (as mounted sheet number pairs only). A very scarce and desirable lot, in marvellous condition. (Qty 13 blocks)
1902-12 "Long Toms" annotated study in two small exercise books focussing on shades, perforations and differences between the De La Rue and Detmold papers, values to 5/- (one with private perfin 'WG/A') plus a mint 10/-. Noted Thick 'POSTAGE' Crown/SA 6d 8d 9d 10d & 1/- (2) mint blocks of 4, used 6d & 9d both with Watermark Inverted, 'OS' & 'SA' perfins, etc, generally fine to very fine. A fascinating lot, apparently prepared to assist JRW Purves in writing his book on the Long Stamps. (Qty 150+)
Overprinted 'O.S.' (Type O1): 1874-77 Perf 11½-12½ 1d deep yellow-green SG O6, GPO cds, Cat £250.
Reprints: 1891 duplicated group including Imperf 1d (4), 2d (3), 6d (2) & 1/- violet, lots of Roulettes including 1/- yellow (9), Perf '3-PENCE' in Red (2) or in Black (4) on 4d etc, also similar 'SPECIMEN' group to 6d (3) including Tannenburg 2½d (4) & 5d (2), 5d on 6d (3) etc, generally fine and many with part- to large-part o.g. The excellent range of shades makes this a good study lot. (Qty 104)