Prestige Philately Auction 105 CatalogueTASMANIA
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Displaying 19 Lots in Category - TASMANIA
Duplicated array on Hagners with a range of Chalons including Imperf 2d strip of 3, Pictorials to 6d (21) etc, also Barred Numerals, TPOs including 'QUE TPO' etc.
Interesting lot with Sidefaces including 4d blue (fake cancel), 5/- block of 4 (cleaned) & several values overprinted 'SPECIMEN', Tablets to 10/- (2, one Crown/A) mint & to £1 used plus seven values to £1 overprinted 'SPECIMEN', various Pictorials to 6d (3, one perf 'OS') including 2½d block of 4, Platypus set overprinted 'SPECIMEN' etc, condition a bit variable.
1853 Courier 1d pale blue SG 1, margins good to large with virtually all outer framelines present, untidy '58' cancellation, Cat £900.
1853 Courier 1d pale blue SG 1, close even margins but with complete outer framelines, Cat £900.
1853-55 Courier Plate I (?) 4d red-orange stated to be SG 5 but lacks the "brilliant colour" referred to by Gibbons so more likely SG 7, margins close to good, untidy '25' cancel, Cat £700 or £425.
1853-55 Courier Plate I Second State 4d red-orange SG 7, margins just shaved (at base) to large, untidy '59' cancel, Cat £425.
1853-55 Courier Plate I Second State 4d pale orange SG 9 Double Print, clear margins, minor natural paper thinnings, untidy cancel clear of the obvious doubling at base. Unlisted by Gibbons. BPA Certificate (1975).
No longer available
1855 Chalons 4d imperforate plate proof in pale blue on very thin (almost pelure) unwatermarked paper, margins close to large. Rare. [Only a pair & three singles are recorded. Surprisingly, no plate proofs in black have been recorded]
1857-69 Numeral Wmk 1d pale red-brown SG 26 horizontal pair, margins close to large, Cat £600+. Ex Burrus.
1857-69 Numeral Wmk 1d brick-red SG 27 horizontal pair, margins close to large, large-part o.g., Cat £300+. Ex Burrus.
1857-69 Numeral Wmk 1d brick-red SG 27 block of 6 (3x2), remarkably with full margins just clear to good, closed tear at base of the fourth unit, a couple of ironed-out folds, large-part (brown) o.g., Cat £900++. Ex Boucher. Multiples of this size are rare.
1857-69 Numeral Wmk 2d yellow-green SG 32 with Watermark Inverted, margins just clear to large with part of adjoining unit at base, large-part o.g., Cat £275. Ex Burrus.
1870-1906 Sidefaces ½d to 5/- (creased) nine values from various issues all with seriffed 'SPECIMEN' overprint, generally fine & mostly with large-part o.g.
1870-71 Sidefaces 4d blue complete sheet of 120 reprinted on thick wove paper, controls '43' & '3', a few trivial blemishes and minor crease in the margin at upper-left.
1899-1900 Pictorials ½d to 6d SG 229-236 overprinted 'Specimen', large-part o.g., Cat £275. Unusually fine for these.
1905-12 Typo Crown/A 4d yellow Compound Perf 11x11x11x12½ SG 247bb, some minor gum-loss, undercatalogued at £160. RPSofV Certificate (2002).
1905-11 Electrotype 1d rose-red Perf 11 SG 250a marginal example from right of sheet Imperforate at Right, couple of minor blemishes, large-part o.g. Ex Lancaster.
1905-11 Electrotyped Crown/A 3d brown Compund Perf 12½x12½x12½x11 SG 253c, undercatalogued at £140. RPSofV Certificate (2002).
1905-11 Electrotyped Crown/A 1d rose-red imperforate SG 250f marginal single from left of the sheet, margins just touching to humungous, seriously undercatalogued at £180 for a pair.