Prestige Philately Auction 173 CatalogueSOUTH AUSTRALIA
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Specimen overprints comprising 1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 11½-12½ 2/6d to £20 SG 195a-208a with 12½mm overprint (10/- torn, £5 with 15.5mm overprint) large part o.g., 1891-1906 values to 2/- (16) variously optd 'SPECIMEN'; also selection overprinted 'REPRINT' x 37. (Qty 67)
1855 London Printings 1d & 2d pair, 1856 Adelaide Printings 1/- orange SG 12, 1858 First Rouletted 1/-, Cat £1000+. (Qty 5)
1855 London Printings 1d SG 1, margins close to large with fragments of two adjoining units; 2d SG 2 unused with margins just shaved - at the top - to large with a fragment of the adjoining unit below; 2d & 6d SG 3 used horizontal pairs both with margins just clear to large; Cat £1500+. Very attractive group.
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1855 London Printings 2d rose-carmine SG 2 horizontal strip of 3, margins just shaved - at lower-right - to large with a fragment of the adjoining unit at left, the first unit with important Re-Entry No 1 & the second unit with Defective First 'E' in 'PENCE', roller cancel of Adelaide well clear of the varieties, Cat £240++. A significant two-varieties piece.
1856-58 Adelaide Printings 1d both shades, 2d all shades, 6d & 1/- orange (cds in blue) SG 5-12 group, the 6d & 1/- with 3½ or 3 margins, the others with full margins, Cat £1950. (Qty 7)
1856-58 Adelaide Printings 1d deep yellow-green SG 5, margins good to large with a fragment of the adjoining unit at right, lightly cancelled, Cat £550. RPSofV Certificate (2011) states, "ink marks on reverse having been cleaned".
1856-58 Adelaide Printings 1/- red-orange SG 11, margins close to good, neat '80' cancel of Port Lincoln, Cat £550. [This is a much scarcer stamp than SG 12 but is catalogued at only 30% more. The differential should be at least double]
1856-58 Adelaide Printings 1/- orange SG 12, margins close to large with a fragment of the adjoining unit below, 1858 GPO cds in blue, Cat £425. Superb!
1858-70 Rouletted Issues with First Roulettes 1d (both shades) to 1/- SG 13-18, Second Roulettes 1d shades (6), 4d, 6d shades (7, including the elusive Prussian blue & indigo), 9d shades (2), 1/- yellow (3, one a "Colombo" olive-green; carried aboard the "Colombo" & affected by immersion in seawater), 1/- brown (4) & 2/-, 1868-71 Rouletted Remainders Perforated 9d SG 49, generally fine to very fine, Cat £930. (Qty 30)
1860-69 Second Roulettes 1d (11, one unused), 2d (19, one unused), 4d (2), 6d (20), 9d (6), 10d on 9d orange red (4, one 'PENCF'), 10d on 9d yellow (2), 1/- yellow (5), 1/- brown (7) & 2/-, range of shades. (Qty 77)
1876-1900 Broad Star 9d Small Holes (marginal), 9d large holes, 1/- large holes & 2/- small holes SG 123 124 130 & 132 blocks of 4, large-part o.g., Cat £360+. (Qty 4 blocks)
1871 V/Crown De La Rue Perf 10 2d orange SG 166 wing-margin example tied to cover to "Oulnina/NE" by 'GPO/ A / JY14/71/ADELAIDE' cds with another strike alongside, 'KOORINGA/JY14/71SA' arrival b/s of the same date, neat docketing at left & a couple of very minor blemishes. A rare & desirable First Day Cover. Ex Ron Butler. RPSofV Certificate (2009).
1883-1909 De La Rue Small Types selection with Perf 13 3d Plate '1' block of 12; '2½d.' on 4d Perf 10 Plate '1' block of 6 with '½d 11028' Sheet Number in blue & Mixed Perfs SG 231 block of 4; and Tannenberg Perf 13 with Sheet Numbers comprising 2½d violet-blue Plate '1' strip of 3, indigo single & Plate '1' block of 4 (no gum) and 5d pair; many units are unmounted. (Qty 8 items)
1883-1909 De La Rue Small Types ½d strip of 4, 1d & 2d gutter pairs, 3d 4d & 6d strips of 5 all overprinted 'SPECIMEN', large-part o.g. with many units being unmounted. Scarce multiples. (Qty 23)
1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' 5/- imperforate plate proof pair in lilac with the value in scarlet on gummed unwatermarked paper.
1894 Tannenberg 2½d die proof in black on glazed card (92x61mm) with datestamp '16OCT94' in blue at upper-left, a couple of minor surface marks.
1894 Tannenberg 2½d & 5d imperforate plate proof gutter strips & 5d block of 4 all in black on thin card, and colour trials on gummed unwatermarked paper comprising 2½d pairs in sepia, bright ultramarine & brown-red, 2½d block of 8 in blue, and 5d single in dark sepia, pair in dull blue & block of 8 in plum. (Qty 10 items)
1902-04 Thin 'POSTAGE' 4d orange-brown with the Watermark Inverted BW #S22a, undercatalogued at $200. [The ACSC states "...is very scarce"]
1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' 6d to £1 complete SG 284-292 plus 8d bright ultramarine with Value Closer SG 285a, Cat £580. (Qty 10)
1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' 6d to £1 (Perf 12) SG 284-292 plus Crown/A 3d & 4d, most are lightly mounted, Cat £645. (Qty 11)