Prestige Philately Auction 239 CatalogueTASMANIA
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 61 Lots in Category - TASMANIA
Over-annotated collection with Courier 4d x7, Large Star 1d 2d x3 & 4d x6, No Wmk 1d pair (a very scarce multiple), 2d x2 & 4d x3 including a pair plus 4d plate proof in very pale blue, Numeral Wmks selection mostly with fiscal cancels but including 2d grey-green mint with large-part o.g., 'TASMANIA' Perkins Bacon 6d & 1/- pairs and Hobart Printings shades including 6d reddish mauve, the condition very mixed but most of those mentioned are very fine; also 1863-71 Experimental Perforations with a few scarcer stamps with fiscal cancels & in rather mixed condition. [Includes a very fine map dated 1841 by Thomas Kelly (London)]
(Qty few 100)
Chalons with Double Prints comprising Imperf 1d 2d & 4d (an enormous stamp) and Perf 1d x3 & 1/-, the first two appear to be unused. Gibbons used to list these often striking varieties. However, they have been deleted from recent editions. Offered "as is", with no reserve.
Balance of a collection with a range of Sidefaces, Tablets & Pictorials with a few mint plus some 'T' & 'OS' punctures, stockcard of 'SPECIMEN' or 'Specimen' Overprints x18, and an excellent group of reprints with Couriers 1d x5 & 4d x8, blocks of 4 of Chalons & Postal Fiscals, etc.
(Qty 400 approx)
Bits n bobs with a few ugly 4d Couriers, a very scrappy array of Chalons, some later mint material, a few Revenues, etc.
(Qty few 100)
Sidefaces selection including imperf plate proof singles 9d in yellow-ochre and 5/- in dull violet & corner example in bright violet plus 10d pair in black, issued stamps including 1871-78 1d rosine overinked mint corner block of 8, 2d blue-green mint and 5/- unused & postally used, etc. A handy lot.
Single-volume collection with many useful stamps including Courier 1d (small thin) & a very fine 4d, Sidefaces including 4d blue used, Tablets mint set to £1 plus £1 with 'REVENUE' Overprint Twice One Sideways SG F39a mint, 1899-1900 Pictorials mint set & 'Specimen' set, etc, the Chalons are mostly cleaned fiscals; also non-contemporary strike of the 'PRISONERS LETTER/[crown]/PORT ARTHUR' h/s.
Carton with albums of datestamps from Launceston Hobart & Zeehand, plus an array of Sidefaces & Pictorials in packets & a group of KGV Heads with part-strikes of provisional rubber cds. Ex Dr Owen Ingles.
(Qty many 100s)
Collection with many highly catalogued imperfs in very mixed condition including Courier 1d & 4d x2, Chalons with Large Star 1d pair (cut-into at base) & 2d, a few others noted as unused but questionable, some Experimental Separations - none with certificates - including Pin Perf 19 6d, an apparently mint Perf 10 2d yellow-green & a stained Perf 10x12 4d, 1/- pair Imperf Between with fiscal cancel (faked perfs?), a few Double Prints and Double Perfs, etc, very mixed condition. Close inspection highly recommended.
(Qty few 100)
Selection of blocks etc including 1871-91 Chalons 6d corner block of 25 with straight-edge at top, superb with full unmounted o.g., Cat £1250++ as mounted singles; Tablets ½d panes of 60 x2 & a complete sheet of 120, 2½d Plate Number '1' blocks of 24 (6x4) x2 & 5d block of 18 (6x3), '1½d' on 5d corner block of 30 (6x5), 1903 V/Crown 1/- Plate Number '1' blocks of 4 & 8 (4x2), etc, generally very fine with most units being unmounted.
(Qty few 100)
1853 Couriers 1d x2, 4d apparently unused x4 including a vertical pair but all have had cancels removed, and 4d used x33 including five horizontal pairs, generally of plating quality only but all cut-square & generally presentable with some stamps being quite attractive, Cat £16,000+ minimum. Ex Koichi Sato.
1853 Couriers ONE PENNY: 1d group comprising Early Printings SG 1 x2 and Later Printings SG 3 x3 (two with fragments of the CW Coard Imprint) and SG 4, all with full margins & complete outer framelines, numeral cancels of variable quality, Cat £8200. BPA Certificates (1959) for the first two, as SG 1 & 2, which is befuddling because they are obviously the same shade & they have consecutive certificate numbers!
1853 Couriers Early Printings 1d pale blue SG 1, margins good to large with complete outer framelines, neat BN cancel, Cat £1500.
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1853 Couriers Early Printings 1d pale blue SG 1, large even margins with complete outer framelines, light BN '59' of Launceston, Cat £1500. A gem! Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2002).
1853 Couriers FOUR PENCE: 4d group comprising Plate I Later Printings SG 7 x2 & SG 9, and Plate II SG 10 & SG 11, all with full margins (close in places), numeral cancels, Cat £2200.
1853 Couriers Plate I Early Printings 4d bright red-orange SG 5, good even margins, BN '59' of Launceston, Cat £1000.
1853 Couriers Plate I Worn Printings 4d red-orange SG 7, good even margins, superb BN '59' of Launceston, Cat £475.
1853 Couriers Plate I Worn Printings 4d red-orange SG 7, good even margins, superb BN '64' of Hobart, Cat £475. BPA Certificate (1953) as "bright red-orange".
1853 Couriers Plate II (Coarse Engraving) 4d dull orange SG 11, large even margins, light BN '63' (?) cancel, Cat £375. Superb!
1853 Couriers 4d bright brownish orange plate proof on Vertically Laid Paper, cut-to-shape just clear of the design, a couple of thin spots, Cat £11,000: see footnote below SG 12.
1855 London Printings Large Star 1d 2d & 4d SG 14 15 & 17, full margins, Cat £1580. A premium-grade set.