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2293
1853 QV Courier set 1d blue & 4d orange, Official Reprints from the defaced plates, no wmk thin card. VF UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 1 & 5 cat £21,000 as normal. (2) (P)
  A$70
(US$55)
(€46)
(£41)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
2294
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)
  A$1500
(US$1170)
(€990)
(£870)
  A$2500
(US$1950)
(€1650)
(£1450)
A$
2295
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)
  A$300
(US$234)
(€198)
(£174)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
A$
2296
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)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
  A$1200
(US$936)
(€792)
(£696)
A$
2297
1855 QV Chalon 1d carmine, wmk large star, imperf. F-VF U, 3½ margins, barred numeral pmk. SG 14 cat £900. (P)
  A$300
(US$234)
(€198)
(£174)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
A$
2298
1855 QV Chalon 2d green, imperf, wmk star. VFU, oval barred pmk, 4 margins. SG 16 cat £450+. Unusually nice. (P)
  A$300
(US$234)
(€198)
(£174)
  A$450
(US$351)
(€297)
(£261)
A$
2299
1856-57 QV Chalon 1d pale brick-red, no wmk, imperf. GU, sl imp- erfections, 4 margins, barred numeral pmk. SG 19 cat £650 (P)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
2300
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)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
A$
2301
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 ex F12-16(R), normal cat £1725+ for M. (4). (P)
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
2302
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)
  A$1800
(US$1404)
(€1188)
(£1044)
  A$2500
(US$1950)
(€1650)
(£1450)
A$
2303
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)
  A$300
(US$234)
(€198)
(£174)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
A$
2304
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)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
  A$1200
(US$936)
(€792)
(£696)
A$
2305
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)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
  A$1200
(US$936)
(€792)
(£696)
A$
2306
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)
  A$1200
(US$936)
(€792)
(£696)
  A$1800
(US$1404)
(€1188)
(£1044)
A$
2307
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)
  A$1500
(US$1170)
(€990)
(£870)
  A$2500
(US$1950)
(€1650)
(£1450)
A$
2308
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)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
  A$1200
(US$936)
(€792)
(£696)
A$
2309
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)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
  A$1200
(US$936)
(€792)
(£696)
A$
2310
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)
  A$1300
(US$1014)
(€858)
(£754)
  A$2000
(US$1560)
(€1320)
(£1160)
A$
2311
1880 Platypus Stamp Duty 3d chestnut, opt SPECIMEN vert, wmk TAS sideways. VF fresh MUH. SG F27(s) unpriced. (P)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
A$
2312
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)
  A$1800
(US$1404)
(€1188)
(£1044)
  A$2800
(US$2184)
(€1848)
(£1624)
A$
2313
1888 St George 2/6 lake, perf 12 wmk TAS no lines. Fresh M with original gum, sl imperfections but superb appearance. SG F30 cat £140 & under-catalogued. (P)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
A$
2314
1889 'Halfpenny' opt QV 1d scarlet, error 'al' in Half' printed sideways. VFU. SG 167a cat £1800. Spectacular & important error. Raybaudi photo cert. (P)
  A$1500
(US$1170)
(€990)
(£870)
  A$2500
(US$1950)
(€1650)
(£1450)
A$
2315
1891 QV ½d orange, horiz IMPERF pr, wmk TAS with lines. F-VF fresh M, 3-4 margins. SG 172a cat £300. (P)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
  A$180
(US$140)
(€119)
(£104)
A$
2316
1892-99 QV Tablet set ½d-£1, wmk TAS diag. Mostly superb fresh MUH, £1 vert gum crease, nice never hinged original gum & beautiful colours. SG 216-25 cat £750 for M, & should be at least double, £1500 MUH. Very rare as MUH set. (10) (P)
  A$1200
(US$936)
(€792)
(£696)
  A$1800
(US$1404)
(€1188)
(£1044)
A$
2317
1892-99 QV Tablet set ½d-£1. VF M/MLH. SG 216-225 cat £750. Very scarce set. (10) (P)
  A$550
(US$429)
(€363)
(£319)
  A$750
(US$585)
(€495)
(£435)
A$
2318
1892-99 QV Tablet set ½d-£1, opt SPECIMEN. VF MUH, nice never hinged original gum. SG 216s-225s cat £650 for M, should be at least double, £1300 MUH. Very rare set. (10). (P)
  A$1300
(US$1014)
(€858)
(£754)
  A$1800
(US$1404)
(€1188)
(£1044)
A$
2319
1892-99 QV Tablet 10/- wmk TAS. VF fresh MLH. SG 224 cat £190. (P)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
2320
1899-1900 Pictorial ½d wmk TAS, comp sheet of 60. Mostly F-VF MUH, 12 with sl tones, few bends etc. SG 229 cat £510 as M singles, should be worth at least double, £1020 as MUH sheet.
  A$180
(US$140)
(€119)
(£104)
  A$300
(US$234)
(€198)
(£174)
A$
2321
1899-1900 Pictorial set ½d-6d, wmk mult TAS. VF fresh M. SG 229-236 cat £150. (8) (P)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
2322
1899-1900 Pictorial set ½d-6d, wmk mult TAS. VF fresh M. SG 229-236 cat £150. (8). (P)
  A$110
(US$86)
(€73)
(£64)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
2323
1899-1900 Pictorial set ½d-6d, wmk mult TAS. VF fresh M. SG 229-236 cat £150. (8) (P)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
2324
1899-1900 Pictorial set ½d-6d, opt SPECIMEN vert or horiz, wmk mult TAS. VF fresh M/MLH. SG 229-36s cat £550+. Very scarce set. (8). (P)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$600
(US$468)
(€396)
(£348)
A$
2325
1899-1900 Pictorial set ½d-6d, opt Specimen, wmk mult TAS. F-VF M. SG 229-36s cat £550. Very scarce set. (8). (P)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
  A$350
(US$273)
(€231)
(£203)
A$
2326
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++. Rare multiple. (4). (P)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
2327
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)
  A$600
(US$468)
(€396)
(£348)
  A$900
(US$702)
(€594)
(£522)
A$
2328
1900 'REVENUE' opt QV Tablet £1 green & yellow, postal fiscal, error opt DOUBLE, one vertical. Superb fresh MLH. SG F39a cat £475. Spectacular & rare. (P)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$700
(US$546)
(€462)
(£406)
A$
2329
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)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
2330
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)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
  A$130
(US$101)
(€86)
(£75)
A$
2331
1902-04 Pictorial 1d rose-red typographed, opt SPECIMEN horiz, wmk V crown upright, perf 12½. VF fresh UN. ACSC T10s cat $150, SG 240ds cat £120. (P)
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
A$
2332
1903 QV set 9d blue & 1/- rose & green, wmk V crown (sideways on 9d), perf 12½. F-VF M, sl tropicalised. ACSC T65s & T74s cat $300+, SG 242cs & 243s cat £225 as normal specimens, 9d sideways wmk cat £350. (2). (P)
  A$110
(US$86)
(€73)
(£64)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
2333
1906-07 QV 9d blue, wmk crown A inverted, perf 12½x11. VF fresh MLH. SG 256b cat £110, ACSC T70a cat $150. (P)
  A$70
(US$55)
(€46)
(£41)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
2334
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)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
A$
2335
1906-07 QV Tablet 10/- wmk crown A, perf 12½. VFM. ACSC T80 cat $400, SG 258 cat £275. Scarce stamp. (P)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
  A$300
(US$234)
(€198)
(£174)
A$
2336
1839 Inwards folded letter from London to Hobart & redirected to Launceston, with boxed 'Ship Letter 21 OC 21 1839' b/s.
  A$70
(US$55)
(€46)
(£41)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
2337
1848 Folded Letter with 'Launceston 20 NO 20 1848' cds. To England with 'Ship Letter' h/s & 'Lynn MY 22 1849' arrival b/s.
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
A$
2338
1850 stampless cover endorsed 'Per Colonist' at UL, from Hobart arrived Plymouth 9th June, with arrival b/s.
  A$150
(US$117)
(€99)
(£87)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
A$
2339
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)
  A$1000
(US$780)
(€660)
(£580)
  A$1500
(US$1170)
(€990)
(£870)
A$
2340
1853 QV Courier 4d yellowish-orange, (cut to shape) on local cover, tied by oval barred numeral pmk with 'PREPAID 4 SP 4 1855' diamond cachet & 'PREPAID 5 SP5 1855' pmks. SG 12 cat £375 & from x6 on cover. (P)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
  A$350
(US$273)
(€231)
(£203)
A$
2341
1866 Inwards cover from GB franked QV 2d plate 9 (3, SG 45) tied by 'Dover AU 30 66' duplex pmks. To Launceston with b/s of London & diamond 'Ship Letter Inwards Free'. SG cat £80 such franking.
  A$140
(US$109)
(€92)
(£81)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
A$
2342
1885 cover franked Stamp Duty Platypus 6d Postal Fiscal pr, tied by 'Hobart JA 12 85' duplex pmk. To England, with Brighton arrival b/s & annotations. SG F28 cat £5 as stamps & 'from x15' on cover.
  A$40
(US$31)
(€26)
(£23)
  A$70
(US$55)
(€46)
(£41)
A$
2343
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)
  A$300
(US$234)
(€198)
(£174)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
A$
2344
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)
  A$130
(US$101)
(€86)
(£75)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
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