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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, GENERAL

    Lot 43
    Estimate: $750T Realised Price : $950

    1853 Locally Printed: 1d Pale Blue on Medium Soft Yellowish Paper, close to touching all sides, and thinned, and 1d Blue on Thin Hard White Paper (3), all with four adequate margins, one mss cancel with pin-hole, other two good condition. SG cat 5400 (4)

     

    Lot 44
    Estimate: $5,500T

    1853 Locally Printed: 1d Pale Blue on Medium Soft Yellowish Paper horizontal strip of 4 used on large part front with top flap addressed to Campbell Town with boxed arrival ds 11 Mar (55). The strip (lifted and hinged back in place) has small margins all round except touched at top right, the last unit with a pre-printing paper crease, and is cancelled by mss pen 'New Town 46/10-3-55' and overstruck '55' Barred Numerals of Spring Hill (apparently a misdirection of the cover) - the only known examples of this obliterator. Some minor soiling, however a major rarity in fine condition, with 2004 Randall Askeland opinion of genuineness

     

    Lot 45
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $440

    1853 Locally Printed: Group of 4d 'Couriers', with Plate I Orange (pos 9, small thins, and pos 18), Plate II Bright Red-orange (2, one pos 10 apparently unused but possibly cleaned, and pos 21), and Plate II Dull Orange (pos 22). Two just touched in places, and a couple with small faults (5)

     

    Lot 46
    Estimate: $250T

    1853 Locally Printed: 4d Orange Plate II (pos 19 cut-to-shape but showing portion of imprint at base) tied by '61' Barred Numeral on 1855 (17 Jul) cover to Melbourne 'p Lady Bird', torn back flap otherwise of good appearance

     

    Lot 47
    Estimate: $120T Realised Price : $145

    1853 Locally Printed: Selection of reprints from the defaced plates, with 1879 4d Brownish-orange Plate I (pos 9) on unwatermarked paper Perf 11 (scarce), 1889 Imperf on Thin Card 1d Pale Blue (pos 24 from bottom right corner with imprint), 4d Yellow-brown Plate I block of 4 (pos 13-14/19-20 with imprint), and 4d Plate II Pale Yellow-brown (pos 9). Fine and attractive (7)

     

    Lot 48
    Estimate: $900T Realised Price : $675

    1853 Locally Printed: Reprints from Defaced Plates 1889 1d Pale Blue on Thin Card, few minor surface marks and crease through Row 2 barely visible on face, scarce as a complete sheet

     

    Lot 49
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $750

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

     

    Lot 50
    Estimate: $1,000T

    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 51
    Estimate: $1,500T Realised Price : $1,300

    1853 Locally Printed: Reprints from Defaced Plates 1887 4d Plate II in Black on Thick White Paper, some minor surface marks, but very rare as a complete sheet, only 12 sheets are said to have been printed

     

    Lot 52
    Estimate: $900T

    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

     

    Lot 53
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $850

    1855 Chalon Head Reprinted Die Proofs on Thin Card, comprising head only in Grey-blue, and undenominated in Orange-red (wavy lines at base), in Carmine, Red-purple and Bright Mauve (horizontal lines at base), in Black, Carmine, and Blue (blank base complete), and in Orange-red, Blue-green, Blue, and Chestnut (blank base incomplete), very fine and most attractive (12)

     

    Lot 54
    Estimate: $90T Realised Price : $70

    1863-71 Watermark Double-lined Numerals Perf 12 4d Blue tied by Oval of Bars on 1869 (5 Nov) outer to Launceston, with Hobart 'PRE-PAID' despatch cds in red, and Launceston boxed 'PRE-PAID' arrival backstamp in red, some minor soiling otherwise fine. SG 73, cat 23 x 6 on cover

     

    Lot 55
    Estimate: $350T

    1870-71 Watermark Single-lined Numeral Sidefaces:10d Black Imperforate horizontal pair from right of a pane, vertical crease in selvedge at right, heavily hinged part OG and with dealers' handstamps on reverse. SG 131a, cat 650

     

    Lot 56
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $300

    1871-78 De La Rue Sidefaces: Imperforate Plate Proofs or Colour Trials on Wmk Crown CC paper, comprising 1d Rose, 3d Pale Red-brown, 4d Blue, 4d Black, 9d Ochre, 10d Black, 10d Dull Purple, and 5/- Mauve. Also Wmk 'TAS' Imperforate Plate Proofs 8d Dull Purple-brown and 5/- Purple. Few small faults but generally fine (10)

     

    Lot 57
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    1871-78 De La Rue Sidefaces: 1d Carmine Imperforate cancelled portions of Hobart Town duplexes, good margins three sides and showing portion of adjoining unit at top. Offered 'as is', SG 144c var

     

    Lot 58
    Estimate: $400T

    1871-78 De La Rue Sidefaces: Watermark Crown CC 2d Green and 4d Black Imperforate Plate Proof blocks of 4 part OG (4d marginal), and No Watermark 9d Imperforate Plate Proof blocks of 4 in Black and Deep Purple (from corner of pane), ungummed. Fine and very attractive (16)

     

    Lot 59
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $480

    1871-78 De La Rue Sidefaces: 3d Pale Red-brown Imperforate horizontal pair, fine with large part OG. SG 146a, cat 600

     

    Lot 60
    Estimate: $350T

    1871-78 De La Rue Sidefaces: 3d Pale Red-brown Imperforate vertical pair, part OG heavily hinged, SG 146a, cat 600

     

    Lot 61
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    1871-78 De La Rue Sidefaces: 9d Blue Imperforate horizontal pair, touched at left and with small thin, part OG. SG 148a, cat 550

     

    Lot 62
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    1880-91 Watermark 'TAS' Sidefaces: 1d Pink Imperforate horizontal pair from right of a pane, close but not touching at left, part OG. SG 164a, cat 400

     

    Lot 63
    Estimate: $200T

    1891 Watermark 'TAS' Sidefaces: d Orange Imperforate horizontal pair, lightly hinged with large part OG (SG 172a, cat 275), plus another Imperforate pair (no gum) optd 'SPECIMEN' (18 x 2.5mm) (4)

     

    Lot 64
    Estimate: $900T Realised Price : $850

    1899-1900 Pictorials d to 6d Imperforate Plate Proofs in issued colours on 'TAS' watermarked paper, marginal singles from the sheets ex De La Rue archives, fine without gum (8)

     

    Lot 65
    Estimate: $300

    1899-1900 Pictorials d to 6d optd 'Specimen' (18 x 2mm) for U.P.U. distribution, d, 3d and 5d mounted, and 6d creased. SG 229-36s, cat 550 (8)

     

    Lot 66
    Estimate: $400T

    1899-1900 Pictorials d to 6d optd 'Specimen' for U.P.U. distribution, fine mounted mint with dealer's handstamp on reverse. SG 229-236s, cat 550 (8)

     

    Lot 67
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    1899-1900 Pictorials d to 6d cancelled-to-order with Hobart cds, DE 30 01, part OG with adhesions on reverse (5d badly thinned) from previous mounting for presentation, a scarce set (8)

     

    Lot 68
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $380

    1899-1900 Pictorials: d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, and 6d used with 1902-03 d and 2d Litho and 1d Typo Melbourne Printings on 1903 (18 Mar) registered cover cancelled Hobart cds to Berlin, Ontario, Canada. With 'R' in oval and 'REGISTERED/HOBART' chamfered boxed ds in blue. Some minor faults, including peripheral wear at base, but a spectacular philatelic franking

     

    Lot 69
    Estimate: $120T Realised Price : $120

    1899-1900 Pictorials: 4d Deep Orange-buff punctured 'T' used on 1906 (14 May) 'On Public Service Only' long envelope from the New Town Charitable Institution to Launceston, cancelled New Town cds, with Hobart and Launceston backstamps, fine

     

    Lot 70
    Estimate: $80T Realised Price : $85

    1905-11 Pictorials Watermark Crown over Double-lined A Perf 11 1d Rose-red punctured 'T' used on 1910 (10 Dec) printed registered envelope for State Savings Bank at Hobart (280 x 125mm), cancelled Sheffield cds, and with 'REGISTERED/HOBART' backstamp. Small portion missing at lower left resulting from opening, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 71
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $210

    Reprints: 1871-1901 Reprints of Sideface Issues, comprising 1871 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d Blue, 9d, 10d and 5/-, 1879 4d Yellow and 8d, 1889 4d Blue and 5/-, plus 1901 d on 1d and 2d on 9d (corner pair), generally fine but most without gum (15)

     

    Lot 72
    Estimate: $120T Realised Price : $130

    1889 'SPECIMEN' opts, with 19 x 2.5mm opt on Sideface d (affixed to piece), 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d Ochre, 8d, 9d, 10d (2), d on 1d and 2d on 9d Surcharge, plus 17 x 2mm opt on 9d Sideface, 1d on 5d and 1/- Tablet Melbourne Printings, mostly fine and part OG (14)

      

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