First Series: 1872 Southern & Western 1/- Imperf Plate Proof in Blue on thin card, magenta pen-cancel, close to huge margins, minor staining as always
First Series: 1872 Southern & Western 2/- Imperf Plate Proof in Black on wove paper, magenta pen-cancel and violet lines, slight thinning
Realised Price : $300
First Series: 1872 Southern & Western 2/- Plate Proof in Black, Perf 12 on No Wmk, gummed paper, purple pen-cancel and corner ring-cancel, slight thinning. The first example we have seen of a perforated proof in black
Second Series: 1880(?) No Wmk 6d Black (QR5) perfin 'QUEENSLAND RAILWAY' inverted, on large part of parcel front used 1889 (26 Oct), together with 2d Blue stamps (two pairs) from Ipswich to England, minor staining. Amazing and unique
Second Series: 1880(?) No Wmk Perf 12½ 3/- Black (unrecorded QR), affixed to piece, faults as to be expected. Elsmore online Cat AU$1500. Kiddle states ''The 3/- value is unrecorded''. Extremely rare
Fourth Series: 1901 First issue, No Wmk, 1/- Imperf Proof in Red, handstamped 'CANCELLED', together with an obliterator line and numeral '146'