Collection annotated in album incl 1855 1d, 2d cleaned, 6d pair cleaned, 1855-1900 various imperf, rouletted and perf types to 2/- with few part o.g. incl 1/- block of four, Sideface types, 1886-96 P&R £1 used, £4 and £5 (both) optd 'SPECIMEN', £10 fiscally used, thin and thick 'POSTAGE' types to 5/- mixed mint and used, various others with few Plate Proof pairs, useful selection of 'OS' opts to 2/-, etc, also stockbook containing possible postmark interest with NSW, Tasmania and WA, mixed condition throughout (100's)
Reprinted Die Proofs of 1867 issue, central head only in black on recess sunk paper in pink, green and cream; in brown on green paper; in vermilion on pink and green paper; in green on ivory paper and in green on paper with wmk 'AGE PAPER'; also 30x29mm double-framed head in blue on white paper, mostly square-cut to approx 60x60mm (9). Interesting group and closely related to SG type 4 of South Australia. Ex Luddington, Sir Gawaine Baillie
1898-99 ½d, 1d, 2d and 2½d affixed to piece, all CTO and additionally handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' in blue. Very fine Receiving Authority specimens (4)
Realised Price : $220
1868-79 3d on 4d Deep Ultramarine, SG 68, additionally optd 'TOO LATE' diagonally in black.
Realised Price : $550
1883 De La Rue fugitive ink recipe endorsed "S Australia 2d Postage", dummy stamp in block of four printed in light brown affixed at left, reverse with manuscript ink recipe for "Saint Christopher" 1d Postage, minor blemishes. Interesting item for the specialist. Ex Frazer
Realised Price : $500
1883 De La Rue fugitive ink recipe endorsed "S Australia 1d Postage", dummy stamp in block of four printed in green affixed at left, reverse with manuscript ink recipe for "Saint Christopher" 6d Postage, minor blemishes. Interesting item for the specialist. Ex Frazer
Realised Price : $150
1894 Tannenburg Colour Trials in marginal blocks of four for 2½d in Violet-Blue and 5d in Brown-Purple on gummed (unmounted) unwmkd paper
1902-04 Thin 'POSTAGE' 1/- Brown with 'POSTAGE' and 'ONE SHILLING' in Red-Brown, SG 275c, tiny natural paper crease at lower right mentioned only for accuracy. Cancelled 'PARCEL P.O./ADELAIDE/DE 20/ 02/S.A.'. 2001 RPSV Cert. [Perhaps the most underpriced stamp of the British Empire]
1904-11 Thick 'POSTAGE' 6d to 10/-, 1905-11 ½d, 1d, 2½d and 5d, 1906-12 3d to 5/- with shades of 4d, 6d and 9d (no 8d), plus 5/- blocks of four from upper left and right corners, mostly fine (31). Cat approx AU$2700
1906-12 Thick 'POSTAGE' 9d Deep Lake on Thin paper, SG 302ea, marginal pair, variety 'Double perforations horizontally at top'
Departmental: 'C.L.' in black (Crown Lands) on 4d SG 111, unusually fine
Postal Stationery: 'SPECIMEN' overprints in different fonts on 1d Postal Cards (4) and ½d Wrapper (5 items)