Prestige Philately Auction 161 CatalogueVICTORIA
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 24 Lots in Category - VICTORIA
Range on leaves including Half-Lengths 1d & 3d (2), 2d Queen-on-Throne (4), Woodblocks 6d orange (3) & 1/- 'REGISTERED', 1d Queen-on-Throne strip of 3, rouletted 6d Queen-on-Throne (4, one possibly unused), Beaded Ovals, 6d Adapted Design Misperforated, Laureates to 5/- (3) including 8d orange, mixed condition. (Qty 83)
Stockbook with selections of Half-Lengths, Woodblocks, Shilling Octagonals, Emblems, Beaded Ovals & Laureates with some better values & a smattering of unused/mint values to 5/-, Middle Period with 'STAMP - DUTY' Overprints unused & used plus some useful mint values including 1900 Charity pair, later issues used to 5/- x12 & mint to 2/- x2, a few perfins, Revenues to £5 etc, condition - especially of the Classic issues - is very mixed so inspection is recommended., STC £18,000+. [** The printed catalogue description includes a fiscally used example of the rare 'STAMP - DUTY' in Blue on 1/- blue SG 306b. Unfortunately it is a forgery. **]
Collection on Hagners with useful range of Classics, Middle Period with some unused/mint values, Commonwealth Period mint multiples etc, condition variable but close inspection will be rewarded. (Qty 100s)
1854-56 Queen-on-Throne Campbell & Co Weak Impressions 2d purple-black on Toned Paper SG 21a horizontal pair [UX-WZ], margins just touched (at upper-left) to large, unused, Cat £500+. Scarce multiple.
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1854-57 Woodblocks 1/- 'REGISTERED' rose-pink & blue SG 34, two unusually large examples 1) with margins good to huge & a fragment of the unit above; & 2) a huge marginal example from the left of the sheet with margins just touching (at lower-right) to humungous, Barred Oval '42' of Gisborne; Cat £340+. A superb duo.
1854-57 Woodblocks 2/- dull bluish green/pale yellow SG 35, margins just clear to large, ironed-out vertical crease, a couple of tiny surface marks but apparently unused, Cat £2500. Offered "as is".
1854-57 Woodblocks 1857 Experimental Separations 6d yellow-orange Compound of Serrated Perf 19 and Serpentine Roulette 10-10½ SG 61, Cat £170. A very fine example of this unusual & underrated stamp.
1857-63 Emblems Wmk Star imperf 1d yellow-green SG 41 horizontal strip of 3 with a chunk of the adjoining unit at left, good even margins, marginal watermark lines at right, Cat £57++. Superb multiple!
1857-63 Emblems Imperf with Large Star Wmk 4d dull rose SG 44, margins close to large, unused, Cat £325.
1857-63 Emblems Smooth Vertically Laid Paper Rouletted 5½-6½ 2d brown-lilac SG 69a, unused, undercatalogued at £275. This stamp is much scarcer than the Horizontally Laid variant SG 69. Kellow at page 120 states "Unused copies are rare" & no multiples are recorded. NB: Ken Barelli had no unused example.
1859 Perf 12 by Robinson 1/- blue SG 81 vertical pair, the upper unit with minor thinning, the lower unit with ironed-out creases but large-part o.g., Cat £400+. Ex Perry & Kellow. [Only two unused blocks of 4 & a handful of pairs are recorded]
1859 Perf 12 by Robinson 1/- Octagonal SG 81a with Enormous Retouch at Left extending from above the 'I' of 'VICTORIA' to below the 'E' of 'ONE', significant thinning doesn't detract from the very fine appearance, light duplex that only slightly intrudes on this huge retouch. Ex Kellow: with part of his exhibit page where he states "This is the most extensive retouch in all Victorian lithographs" & "The only example so far recorded". RPSofV Certificate (2008).
1860-66 Wmk Words of Value 6d grey-black SG 94 with Re-Entry to Value Tablet at Right, a few short perfs at the top. With a normal stamp for comparison.
1862-64 Redrawn Perf 12 Wmk Single-Lined '6' 6d grey-black as SG 107b but with the Watermark Sideways horizontal pair, minor blemishes. Unlisted by Gibbons & unrecorded by Kellow.
1863-83 Laureates Single-Lined Numeral Wmk 4d dull rose Perf 12½x12 SG 110d, a huge but poorly centred example from the lower-right corner of the forme of 15, a few short/trimmed perfs; and 6d blue Perf 12x13 SG 111b, unusually well centred; both with large-part o.g., Cat £165. (Qty 2)
1863-83 Laureates Saunders Paper 4d rose Perf 12x13 SG 121a, large-part o.g., Cat £150. Superb!
1863-83 Laureates V/Crown Perf 13 2d dull lilac SG 132h with Major Frame Break at Lower-Left, large-part o.g., Cat £65+. Superb!
1863-83 Laureates V/Crown Perf 13 4d dull rose SG 135, & another very pale shade (Ex Wise), both with large-part o.g., Cat £170. The first is superb! (Qty 2)
1863-83 Laureates V/Crown 5/- blue/yellow SG 139, attractive example but it has been repaired, Cat £400.
1867-70 Emergency Printings Perkins Bacon Paper with Double-Lined Numeral Watermarks 2d grey-lilac Wmk '4' SG 155 block of 4, rejoined/reinforced along the perfs, large-part (streaky brown) o.g., Cat £640++. Ex Perry. [Kellow at page 156 states "Only one unused block of 4 is known"]