Prestige Philately Auction 205 CatalogueSOUTH AUSTRALIA
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Perkins Bacon imperforate plate proofs on ungummed unwatermarked paper comprising 1) 2d pair in black with full margins; 2) 6d block of 6 (3x2) in blue, the upper units a bit cut-into, the lower units with full margins; and 3) 2/- in black block of 4 with full margins.
(Qty 3 items)
1860-69 Second Roulettes 2d bright vermilion SG 26 marginal horizontal strip of 5 from the right of the sheet, some minor oxidisation, large-part o.g., Cat £600++ A rare multiple.
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1860-69 Second Roulettes 2d bright vermilion horizontal pair Imperf Between SG 26a, deep shade, small scissor-cut into the base of the first unit, neat Adelaide cdsof 67/JU28, Cat £650. Most of the surviving pairs have significant faults. [This pair has traces of roulettes at the top & base but has essentially been cut from the sheet to preserve the design. It may actually be Imperf Vertically (as distinct from "between")]
1860-69 Second Roulettes 1/- yellow SG 38, roulletting on all sides but misplaced at the base resulting in No Value Tablet, unused, Cat £900.
1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 10 2/6d violet to £20 mauve with 'SPECIMEN' Overprints 18mm on 2/6d & 5/-, 15mm on 50/-, 12½mm on the others, strong colours, large-part o.g. (the £3 is apparently unmounted), Cat £1200. As fine a set as we have seen. ['SPECIMEN' stamps from the original Perf 10 issue are much scarcer than the Perf 12½ reprints that were produced specifically to be overprinted 'SPECIMEN']
1902-12 Long Stamps Inverted Watermarks comprising Thin 'POSTAGE' 4d, Thick 'POSTAGE' Crown/SA 9d & Crown/A 1/-, cds cancels, Cat $625. The first two are very scarce.
DEPARTMENTALS: Black 'M.B.' of Marine Board on DLR Star Wmk Rouletted 2d, small repaired tear at the top, Port Adelaide cds of JY26/71. Rated RRR.
DEPARTMENTALS: Black 'P.W.' of Public Works on DLR Crown/SA Perf 10 2d, ironed-out crease, untidy GPO cds. Underrated at S. [A very fine example sold at our auction of 7/12/2012 for $276]
DEPARTMENTALS: Red 'R.G.' of Registrar-General on 2d vermilion, GPO cds of MY21/68. Rated RR. Ex Frederick Hall: acquired for $253.
DEPARTMENTALS: Black 'S.M.' of Stipendiary Magistrates on Wmk Star Perf 10 4d slate-violet marginal example from left of the sheet with the marginal watermark-lines, shallow central thin, imperf at left creating a huge stamp, indistinct cds. Rated RR+.