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AUSTRALIAN COLONIES : TASMANIA
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Description
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1551
1853 QV Courier 1d blue on hard white paper, worn impression. VFU, expertly repaired thin, 4 margins. SG 4 cat £1300. 2017 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1552
1853 QV Courier 4d black, plate 1 imperf PROOF of the official reprint sheet of 24 from the defaced plates, on thin card. VF fresh UN, archival tape reinforcing at top & bottom. SG 5/9(R) cat £132,000 for originals! Very attractive specialist item with only several sheets in black known. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
1553
1853 QV Courier 4d bright red-orange, plate I, first state. VFU, barred numeral "59" pmk, cut square with 4 margins. SG 5 cat £1000. Holcombe photo-opinion. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
1554
1853 QV Courier 4d orange, plate I, second state. FU, 2 tiny thins, barred numeral "60" pmk, cut square with 3½ margins. SG 8 cat £450. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1555
1853 QV Courier 4d pale orange, plate I, second state. VFU appearance, expertly repaired, barred "52" pmk of Ross, cut square with 4 margins. SG 9 cat £450. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1556
1853 QV Courier 4d orange plate 2. VFU, cut square, 4 margins, black m/s "54" cancel (RRR) of Sorell. SG 10 cat £425++. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1557
1853 QV Courier 4d orange, plate 2 imperf official reprint sheet of 24 from the defaced plates, on thin card, prepared for distribution to UPU members in 1889. VF UN. SG 10/12(R) cat £132,000 for originals! Very attractive (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
1558
1851 QV Courier 4d orange, plate II, on thin hard paper. VFU, barred numeral pmk, cut square with 4 margins. SG 10(var) cat £425+ plus premium for rare paper type. Holcombe photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1559
1853 QV Courier 4d orange, plate II, pos 10. Superb U, barred "60" pmk of Launceston, cut square with 4 margins. SG 10 cat £425+. Beautiful stamp. 2003 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1560
1853 QV Courier 4d dull orange, plate II. VFU, barred numeral "68" pmk, cut square with 4 margins. SG 10/11 cat £375. BPA photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1561
1853 QV Courier 4d yellow-orange, plate II. U flts, barred numeral "60" pmk, cut square, with 3 margins. SG 12 cat £375. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1562
1855 QV Chalon 1d red DIE PROOF with "VAN DIEMENS LAND" inscription at top only as thin outlined letters (obscured by the lacework design but definitely identifiable when magnified), this being state of die before it was reworked to solid colourless letters, sl later print by DLR on thin card, huge margins. Actually a 2nd 1d master die, from which separate dies were rolled to make the final 1d, 2d & 4d dies. Superb fresh UN as made. Very rare & attractive specialist item. Vendor bought it at another Sydney auction in 2005 for $1800+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
1563
1855 QV Chalon 2d green imperf, Official Reprint, FULL SHEET of 240! no wmk, thick wove paper. Mostly superb fresh UN as made, 1 horiz row creased & 2 stamps repaired in LL cnr. SG 15(R) normals would cat £1,320,000!!!. Spectacular item for display! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
1564
1855 QV Chalon 2d green, imperf, wmk star. VFU, oval barred pmk, 4 margins. SG 16 cat £450+. Unusually nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1565
1856-57 QV Chalon 1d pale brick-red imperf, no wmk. Superb U, 4 large margins. SG 19 cat £650++ unusually light cancel. Very rare so nice -certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1566
1863-71 QV Chalon 1/- orange-red, vert strip of 3, wmk double-lined "12", perf 11½. VFU, "Launceston NO 4 1881" cds. SG 141 cat £195. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1567
1863-80 St George & Dragon set 3d to 10/-, opt REPRINT, official reprints made for special presentation purposes, no wmk, on card, perf 11½. VF fresh MUH. SG exF12-16(R), normal cat £1725+ for M. (4). (P)
 SOLD at A$95
1568
1863-80 St George & Dragon set 3d to 10/-, right marginal blks of 4, opt REPRINT, official reprints made for special presentation pruposes, no wmk, on card, perf 11½. Stamps VF fresh M/MUH (with only 2 3d M, rest all MUH). SG ex F12-16 (R) normal cat £6900++ for M singles. (4 blks). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1569
1863-80 St George & Dragon 2/6, Jeffryes Forgeries made c1890 inc imperf DIE PROOFS in carmine, black, brown, orange, purple & blue. Also carmine issued colour perf selection of 3 all "used" with pmks plus F/C genuine example to compare. VF UN/U. SG F1. Very rare group for specialist. Ex Butler collection. (10). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
1570
1871 QV 9d Orange, LL cnr marginal blk of 4, IMPERF PROOF colour trial, wmk crown CC, wove paper. VF fresh MUH, all 4 margins. SG 148(p). Scarce & attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1571
1878 QV 2d black DIE PROOF from new DLR plates (90x60mm) on glazed card, dated July 5, 1878. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 157(p). Extremely rare with only several made. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
1572
1878 QV 2d black DIE PROOF from new DLR plate (92x60mm), dated "July 5 1878" on glazed card. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 157(p). Extremely rare with only several made. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
1573
1880-91 QV 4d chrome-yellow UR cnr marginal, error PRINTED BOTH SIDES, plus on reverse it is SIDEWAYS & showing portions of 6 stamps!, plus with plate 3 on back of margin, wmk Tas no lines, perf 12. VF fresh UN. SG 166ab cat £1500+ for single & est to be double for such a unique plate nos cnr example. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
1574
1880-91 QV 4d chrome-yellow, right marginal, horiz pr error PRINTED BOTH SIDES, sideways on reverse! -wmk TAS with no lines, perf 12. VF fresh M, patchy gum as always. SG 166ab cat £3000+ as singles. Extremely rare error & desirable as a pr as it is then clear to see the positions etc printed on reverse sideways impressions. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
1575
1880 Platypus Stamp Duty set 1d to 1/- opt SPECIMEN horiz. Superb fresh MLH. SG F26-9(s) cat £302 as normals & specimens unpriced. Very rare with this specimen type. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1576
1880 Platypus Stamp Duty 1/- rose-pink imperf plate PROOF with blank value tablet, TAS wmk. Superb fresh M, lower marginal. SG F29(p). Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
1577
1880 Platypus Stamp Duty 1d grey imperf plate PROOF with blank value tablet, TAS wmk. Superb fresh M, lower marginal. SG F26(p). Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
1578
1880 Platypus Stamp Duty sunken die PROOF with blank value tablet & mica overlay, mounted on small part of archive page with no.4 at top. Superb fresh UN as made. SG F26-9(p). Unique item from De La Rue archives. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
1579
1880 Platypus Stamp Duty 3d chestnut, opt SPECIMEN vert, wmk TAS sideways. VF fresh MUH. SG F27(s) unpriced in SG, normal M cat £25, should be at least double, £50 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1580
1886 crown Colonies QV key type opt "TASMANIA POSTAGE & REVENUE", plus value, set 2/6 lilac & 10/- green. Prepared by De La Rue in London as replacements for the St George & Dragon high vals, but never issued. F-VF fresh M. Very rare & important set. 2011 Ceremuga photo cert. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
1581
1889 "Halfpenny" opt QV 1d scarlet, error "al" in Half" printed sideways. VFU. SG 167a cat £1700. Spectacular & important error. Raybaudi photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
1582
1892-99 QV Tablet 10/- mauve & brown, wmk TAS. VFM. SG 224 cat £190. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1583
1892-99 QV Tablet 10/- mauve & brown. VF fresh MUH. SG 224 cat £190 for M, should be double, £380 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
1584
1892-99 QV Tablet £1 green & yellow, top value. FM, 2 tiny surface spots. SG 225 cat £500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1585
1899-1900 Pictorial ½d wmk TAS, comp sheet of 60. Mostly F-VF MUH, 12 with tones, few bends etc. SG 229 cat £510 as M singles, should be worth at least double, £1020 as MUH sheet.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1586
1899-1900 Pictorial set ½d-6d, wmk mult TAS. VF fresh M. SG 229-236 cat £150. (8). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$110
1587
1899-1900 Pictorial set ½d-6d, opt Specimen, wmk mult TAS. F-VF M. SG 229-36s cat £550. Very scarce set. (8). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1588
1899-1900 Pictorial 1d lake imperf PROOF horiz strip of 3 on "TAS" wmk. VF UN, all 4 margins. SG 230(p). Very rare. (P)
 SOLD at A$300
1589
1900 REVENUE opt Platypus 3d chestnut, which was issued as a postal fiscal. Blk of 4, postally VFU, "Moonah 20 NO 00" cds. SG F34 cat £140++. (4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
1590
1900 Platypus 1d blue opt REVENUE postal fiscal, wmk TAS, error opt DOUBLE in horiz pr with plate control no.8 in margin, "ONE PENNY" also shifted up. Stamps also of distinctly diff shades! VF fresh M. SG F36d cat £650++ as singles, plus premium for 2 shade plate no pr which would probably be unique. Certificate can be obtained on request (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
1591
1900 "REVENUE" opt QV Tablet £1 green & yellow, postal fiscal, error opt DOUBLE, one vertical. Superb fresh MLH. SG F39a cat £475. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1592
1901 Platypus Stamp Duty 1d blue on thick no wmk paper & 6d mauve (plate no.8 tab) on card, both perf 11¾ & opt REPRINT vertically down. VF fresh MLH. SG F36-7(var) cat £145 as normals (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1593
1901 Platypus Stamp Duty: 6d mauve on card, perf 11¾, UL cnr plate no.1 blk of 4, opt REPRINT vertically down. Prepared for Federation presentation sets. VF fresh 2M/2MUH. SG F37(var) cat £480 as normals opt Revenue. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1594
1902 Pictorial 1d pale red, electrotype, comp sheet of 60 split into 2 blks of 30, wmk V crown sideways, perf 12½, with all varieties inc "LL frame retouched" (2/54) etc. VF 16M/44MUH. ACSC T10Bia/f cat $1535+ for M. SG cat £900 as M singles, should be at least double, for the MUH stamps so £1550=, plus extra for variety & sheet. Great item for specialist. (60)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1595
1902-04 Pictorial 1d red typo, opt SPECIMEN, wmk V crown upright, perf 12½. VF MLH. ACSC T10BS cat $150, SG 240ds cat £120. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1596
1903 QV 9d blue, opt SPECIMEN, wmk V crown sideways, perf 12½. VFM. SG 242c(s), unpriced specimen, normal M cat £350. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1597
1906-07 QV 9d blue, wmk crown A inverted, perf 12½x11. VF fresh MLH. SG 256b cat £110, ACSC T70a cat $150. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1598
1906-07 QV 9d blue gutter pr, compound perf 12½x12½ (vert at right of left stamp), wmk crown A. Superb fresh MLH. ACSC T71, SG 256/256c cat £408++, plus premium for gutter multiple. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1599
1839 Inwards folded letter from London to Hobart & redirected to Launceston, with boxed "Ship Letter 21 OC 21 1839" b/s.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1600
1848 Folded Letter with "Launceston 20 NO 20 1848" cds. To England with "Ship Letter" h/s & "Lynn MY 22 1849" arrival b/s.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1601
1850 stampless cover endorsed "Per Colonist" at UL, from Hobart arrived Plymouth 9th June, with arrival b/s.
 AVAILABLE at A$170
1602
1853 QV Courier 4d red-orange, plate 1 (pos 8), on folded letter with contents, tied by barred numeral "59" pmk, with "Launceston 21 NO 1853" cds & crown "15 FE 15" b/s. VF, stamp cut square with 3 margins. SG 7 cat £475 & "from x5" on cover. Very attractive & rare early usage in month of issue. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
1603
1885 cover franked Stamp Duty Platypus 6d Postal Fiscal pr, tied by barred "Hobart JA 12 85" duplex pmk. To England, with Brighton arrival b/s & annotations. SG F28 cat £5 as loose stamps & "from x15" on cover.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1604
1913 cover (tones) to Denmark franked Kangaroo 3d & Tasmania 2½d Tablet (rare on combination covers), tied by "Launceston 18 NO 13" cds, blue & black reg label. Rare mixed franking. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
1605
1914 cover to USA franked Tasmania ½d Pictorial & Kangaroo 2d, tied by "Moonah Tasmania 12 MY 14" cds (tear at right). The second consignment of ½d Kangaroos was not dispatched to Tasmania until 22 May 1914, suggesting large stocks lingered of the ½d Pictorial. Rare combination Commonwealth/State cover. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
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