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    Online General Sale No. 64

    Bidding closes at 5pm AEST on Monday 9th April 2018 

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    Lot 76
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    Estimate: $100Starting Price: $110

    1853 Locally Printed 1d Pale blue apparently unused, but with top right corner missing and added margin at left, and 4d (8 poor to good, three cut to shape), various printings including two cut-to-shape used on piece, and single (three margins) showing portion of imprint at base (9)


    Lot 77
    ^ ]
    Estimate: $3,000TStarting Price: $2,300

    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 78
    ^ ]
    Estimate: $1,750TStarting Price: $1,350

    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 79
    O ]
    Estimate: $180Starting Price: $135

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


    Lot 80
    R ]
    Estimate: $800TStarting Price: $600

    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 81
    O ]
    Estimate: $400Starting Price: $300

    1855 Watermark Large Star Imperf 1d (four close margins, just touched at bottom right corner), 2d (2), 4d (7), and 1856-57 Local Prints 1d Pale Brick-red (touched at right), 4d Blue (touched at left and cleaned). Variable quality with minimum catalogue value 3,490 (12)


    Lot 82
    P ]
    Estimate: $150TStarting Price: $115

    1855 Perkins Bacon 1d Plate Proof in Carmine on Unwatermarked Thick Paper, margins all round, with reduced diagonal manuscript pen line. Ceremuga Certificate (2004) mentions a defect at upper left which is not apparent


    Lot 83
    P ]
    Estimate: $550TStarting Price: $420

    1855 Perkins Bacon 2d Plate Proof in Black on wove paper, vertical block of 6 from top of sheet, one unit touched at right and otherwise fine


    Lot 84
    O ]
    Estimate: $600Starting Price: $460

    1856-57 No Watermark 1d Deep Red-brown on Pelure Paper horizontal pair, three small margins and touched at left, slight thin at top. SG 24, cat 1500


    Lot 85
    O ]
    Estimate: $1,400TStarting Price: $1,050

    1856-57 No Watermark 1d Deep Red-brown on Pelure Paper horizontal pair cancelled '64' numerals of Hobart, close to good margins all round, and the right-hand unit showing portions of two double-lined letters of the papermaker's watermark. With RPSL (1973) and Brandon (2003) Certificates. Scarce multiple, with very few examples of the papermaker's watermark being recorded. SG 24, cat 1500++


    Lot 86
    O ]
    Estimate: $300Starting Price: $230

    1857-67 Watermark Double-lined Numerals Imperf 1d (22), 2d (14), 4d (18) with most shades represented, several unused (not guaranteed), variable quality but a number are good to fine and a useful group with high catalogue value (54)


    Lot 87
    O ]
    Estimate: $250Starting Price: $190

    1858 Watermark Double-lined Numerals Imperf 6d Dull Lilac (2), 1/- Vermilion (5), and 1860-67 6d shades (21), including Reddish-mauve (2). Mixed quality but including some fine copies, very high catalogue value (28)


    Lot 88
    P ]
    Estimate: $800TStarting Price: $600

    1858 Perkins Bacon 6d Lilac Plate Proof on Watermark Large Star paper, block of 4 unused without gum and with the usual creases from the only sheet found, very scarce. With 1965 RPSL Certificate. See footnote after SG 128, cat 3000


    Lot 89
    O ]
    Estimate: $40Starting Price: $30

    1858 Watermark Double-lined Numerals Imperf 1/- Vermilion horizontal pair margins with three sides and just cut into at top, lightly cancelled. SG 41, cat 150


    Lot 90
    C ]
    Estimate: $1,400TStarting Price: $1,050

    1870-71 Sidefaces 1d Rose-red Wmk '10' and 2d Yellow-green Wmk '2' on cover to Carlton (Vic), apparently posted shipside and adhesive cancelled with the Melbourne '1' killer on arrival. 1d with additional row of perforations at foot, with Melbourne and Carlton backstamps of OC 20 70. Slight soiling but an important cover, being the earliest recorded use of the Sideface issue


    Lot 91
    * ]
    Estimate: $1,200TStarting Price: $900

    1880-91 Watermark Tas Perf 12 4d Chrome-yellow Sideface horizontal pair error 'Printed Both Sides', large part original gum and very fine, with 2001 Brandon Certificate. SG 166ab, cat 3000


    Lot 92
    R ]
    Estimate: $160TStarting Price: $120

    1889-91 Surcharges - d on 1d Scarlet Reprint blocks of 12 on thin card from bottom left and top right corners of sheet with Plate No. '1' (latter block with corner piece missing well away from stamps), being imperforate remainders of the 1901 reprint made for the Federal Presentation Set (24)


    Lot 93
    * ]
    Estimate: $200Starting Price: $150

    1906-09 Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Perf 12 10/- Mauve and Brown, part OG with a few adhesions on reverse. SG 258, cat 275


    Lot 94
    C ]
    Estimate: $250TStarting Price: $190

    Frank Stamps: Small group with 1883 (22 Sep) cover with 'THE TREASURY' Frank Stamp used from Hobart to Forth, vertical fold, otherwise fine, and the earliest recorded example of a Tasmanian Frank, the system commencing just six weeks prior (ex Karman); 1887 (13 Jul) and 1888 (7 Aug) matching pair of covers with 'THE TREASURER' Frank Stamp in black used from Hobart to Launceston, both with straight line 'REGISTERED' (in worn and recut states respectively) the first roughly opened with small portion of back missing; and c1901 cover with 'HQ DEFENCE FORCES' Frank Stamp in bright green, some peripheral toning but a scarce user (4 covers)


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