1855 London printing, 1d Dark Green, SG 1 pair - margins three sides on 1856 (30th May) flapless cover, Adelaide to Port Lincoln. Rare on cover
|Estimate: $250 ||Realised Price : $260|
1856-58 Imperf 1/- Orange, SG 12, three margins, touching into design at left, attractively cancelled in blue
|Estimate: $300 ||Realised Price : $280|
1860-69 Second Roulette, 1/- Yellow, SG 38, trace of roulette evident at left, unused
|Estimate: $2,000T ||Realised Price : $2,800|
-: 1860-69 Second Rouletted 1/- Yellow vertical pair, variety 'Imperforate between', SG 38a, lightly cancelled example of this rarity. 1965 RPSL Certificate.
1868-79 3d on 4d deep ultramarine, SG 68, additionally optd 'TOO LATE' diagonally in black.
1883 ½d and 1894 2½d and 5d imperf Colour trials on gummed unwmkd paper comprising ½d in blue-green interpane block of eight and 2½d and 5d horizontal pairs in sepia-brown, unmounted (12)
1883-99 4d Purple and 1894-1906 5d Purple both in imperforate plate proof blocks of 4 on unwatermarked paper, with single issued stamps for comparison (10)
1886-96 ‘Postage & Revenue’ £2 Venetian red perf. 10, used with 1d rosine (2) tied by ‘REGISTERED/ADELAIDE’ squared circle of 6 JU 07 to part registered envelope to England with oval London backstamp. SG 200 cat. £200 as a used stamp. Examples on large piece such as this are of the greatest rarity. 2001 RPSV certificate.
1894 2½d on 4d Deep Green pair, SG O71 on OHMS printed envelope for Education Dept used Adelaide to Yorketown, squared-circle arrival bs
1894 2½d (SG Type 22) imperforate interpane gutter block of 8 in black on thin card. Very attractive
1902 Thin ‘POSTAGE’ 1/- Brown with tablets printed in Red-brown, slight imperfections but rarer used than mint and undercatalogued, SG 275c
Departmentals: ‘C.O.’ (Commissariat Office) opt in red on 1/- red-brown roulette, impressive strip of 3, left unit gum thins, otherwise fresh, middle unit possibly MUH
-: 'P' (Police) opt in black on 2d, four different types
1891 Design competition for Newspaper Wrapper: hand-drawn essay in black on brown tracing paper depicting ½d kangaroo ‘stamp’ with kangaroo and emu either side of sheaf of wheat
Northern Territory: 1987 (10th Apr) official opening of Palmerston P.O. uncommon specially optd PSE (2) by Australia Post, both with Palmerston steel cds in red, one additionally with rubber cds of which few were produced