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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, 1853 LOCALLY PRINTED ISSUES

    Lot 38
    Estimate: $3,200T

    1853 Locally Printed 1d Blue Early Impression on Soft Medium Paper, horizontal pair (touched at left) on small piece tied by '60' numeral of Launceston, and additionally by Hobart lozenge arrival ds in red dated 8 FEB 1854. Fine and rare. SG 2, cat 3000

     

    Lot 39
    Estimate: $1,750T

    1853 Locally Printed 4d Orange Plate II worn impression with triangular punch hole, on piece tied by '48' numeral and with boxed 'CAMP TOWN/18 May 55' alongside. The 'Prisoner's' triangular punch hole is believed to be a form of control used by a settler at Campbell Town, known on letters addressed to government officials or solicitors. Other than this piece, only three covers have been recorded. A rare and important piece

     

    Lot 40
    Estimate: $200

    1853 4d Dull Orange Plate II, clear margins all round, small thin in top margin, cancelled '64' numeral. SG 11, cat 375

     

    Lot 41
    Estimate: $800T

    1853 Locally Printed: 1889 Reprints from Defaced Plates 4d Plate I in Black on Thin card sheet of 24, some reinforcing of edges of plate sinkage on reverse to prevent splitting, otherwise very fine and scarce as a complete sheet

     

    Lot 42
    Estimate: $800T Realised Price : $600

    1853 Locally Printed: Reprints from Defaced Plates 1889 4d Yellow-brown Plate II on Thin Card sheet of 24, very fine and scarce as a complete sheet

     

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