Prestige Philately Auction 105 CatalogueVICTORIA
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 28 Lots in Category - VICTORIA
Selection on stock-pages with a few Imperfs including 1/- 'REGISTERED' and Queen-on-Throne 1d (3) & 6d (8), a few unused Laureates, Stamp Duty values to 15/- CTO, 1901 No 'POSTAGE' ½d 'VICTCRIA' & 5/- mint etc, condition variable.
Good starter collection on Seven Seas pages with Half-Lengths, 1/- Octagonal very fine pair, 6d 'TOO LATE' & 1/- 'REGISTERED', Laureates including 3d mauve, 8d orange, 10d grey & 5/- blue/yellow, 1886-96 1/6d blue mint, Charity sets mint, KEVII £1 CTO etc, condition variable so close inspection is recommended.
Hagners with array of low values including several with Watermark Sideways noted as not recorded by Kellow.
Folio of mostly middle issues including lots of pairs & strips.
Basic collection with a few Imperf & Rouletted issues, Laureates to 5/- including 8d orange, 1900 Charity pair (unused), a few Postage Dues etc.
1850-53 Ham Half-Lengths Fourth State ("White Veils/Vertical Drapes") 1d marginal example from left of sheet but cut-into at base, 2d, 3d pair & strips of 3 & 4, also Campbell & Co 3d pair (one with Retouch above 'E' of 'PENCE'), a few small faults but generally of fine to very fine appearance.
1854-57 Campbell & Fergusson Half-Lengths 3d selection with a range of shades from the various printings, all have four margins (close in places).
1856 Queen-on-Throne 1d yellow-green SG 40 block of 4, close but clear margins, large-part o.g., Cat £480+++. More attractive than the similar block that sold for $1792 in our auction of 25/1/2003.
No longer available
1857-63 Emblems Star Wmk 4d vermilion SG 42, margins close to huge with part of adjoining unit at left, horizontal crease at base, large-part o.g., Cat £250.
1860-66 Beaded Ovals 6d orange SG 93, extraordinary centring for this difficult issue, bold '1' "killer" of Melbourne, undercatalogued at £200.
1863-81 Laureates selection comprising 1d (3), 2d, 3d mauve, 3d grey-lilac, 4d (2), 6d, 8d orange, 8d brown/pink & 10d grey, generally fine, all with large-part o.g.
1863-74 Laureates 8d orange SG 112, large-part o.g., Cat £300. Unusually fine example, with 'BTURPIN/LONDON' h/s on reverse.
1878 Emergency Printings 2d mauve/brown SG 200, large-part o.g., Cat £130.
1884-95 Naish Designs ½d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 6d, 8d (2), 1/-, 2/- (4) & 2/6d (2), all with large-part o.g., Cat £400+.
1884 Surcharge '½d/HALF' in red on Stamp Statute 1d SG 234, a few short perfs, large-part o.g., undercatalogued at £48.
1884-96 stamp duty 2/- die proof before insertion of initials 'JL' in upper tablets in yellow-brown on pale green wove paper. [Kellow states at page 240 that eight similar proofs are known in various colours, two being in yellow-brown on pale green]
1884-96 Stamp Duty 5/- reddish purple/lemon SG 260d horizontal pair, large-part o.g., Cat £90++. Scarce multiple.
1884-96 Stamp Duty 3/- drab (no gum), 6/- apple-green & 10/- blue-green each with 'Specimen' h/s, part- to large-part o.g.; also QV Long Type £6, rounded corner, CTO.
1884-1900 Ultra-High Values Typo from Electrotyped Plates £100 pink-red SG 291, small thin spot, CTO, Cat £225. [NB: Gibbons price is for CTO stamps. NO GENUINE POSTALLY USED EXAMPLE HAS BEEN RECORDED]
1886-96 Reading 1d orange-brown single & horizontal pair all with Watermark Reversed from having been printed on the wrong (unsized) side of the paper resulting in parts of the design being lost upon soaking. Separate RPSofV Certificates. [SeeKellow at page 21: such stamps are "very scarce to rare"]