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    FINE STAMPS AND COVERS OF THE WORLD, AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA

    Lot 628
    Estimate: $1,000

    1853-54 Courier: Plate II 4d Orange pair [3-4], SG 10, good to large margins with tiny marginal imperfection between, lightly cancelled with '65' of Three Hut Point. 1991 RPSL Certificate

     

    Lot 629
    Estimate: $700

    1853-54 Courier: Plate II 4d Dull Orange pair [14-15], SG 11, close to large margins, cancelled with '68' of Hobart. 1991 RPSL Certificate

     

    Lot 630
    Estimate: $1,500T

    1853-54 Courier: Plate II 4d Yellowish Orange, SG 12, large margins with 'Triangular puncture', cancelled on piece by '18' of Campbell Town with framed 'CAMP TOWN/18.May.55' alongside. Rare

     

    Lot 631
    Estimate: $10,000

    1853-54 Courier: 4d Orange Proof on laid paper from Plate II, four clear margins. Holcombe Certificate (1998) states 'This stamp is only recorded to date from plate II'. Cat 5000+

     

    Lot 632
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $2,100

    1855 Perkins Bacon 1d stamp-size Die Proof in Black on India paper. 1987 BPA Certificate

     

    Lot 633
    Estimate: $1,000

    1855 Perkins Bacon Wmk Large Star Imperf 1d Carmine, SG 14, vertical pair with good margins at top and base and in places at sides. Rich colour and possibly the only known vertical pair

     

    Lot 634
    Estimate: $7,500 Realised Price : $5,750

    1858 Perkins Bacon 6d Die Proof in Black on India paper (39x43mm) affixed to card

     

    Lot 635
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $1,900

    1858 Wmk double-lined '12' Imperf 1/- Vermilion, SG 41, block of four, close to large margins, portions of adjoining units at top and base, tiny scissor-cut at left. A scarce multiple

     

    Lot 636
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $2,100

    1871-78 Sideface: 9d Blue Wmk 'TAS' within lines, variety 'Double Print', SG 148b. 2005 BPA Certificate. This is only the second example we have recorded, another having sold privately in 1989. A great rarity

     

    Lot 637
    Estimate: $1,000T

    1880-91 1d Rosine, extremely rare 'PRINTED ON GUMMED SIDE', SG 164b, tied by Hobart duplex to 1891 (27 Jan) locally addressed cover. Small cover tears from rough opening, however thought to be the only example of this error on cover

     

    Lot 638
    Estimate: $10,000 Realised Price : $7,500

    1886 (7 Jan) Letter from 'Messrs De La Rue' to Crown Agents, with perforated Essay for 2/6d Lilac and Imperforate 10/- Black on white affixed, with endorsement 'doubly/fugitive/Green'. [These where prepared for a proposed Tablet design, though never issued]. A rare and important document

     

    Lot 639
    Estimate: $1,500

    1903 9d Colour Trial, Imperforate marginal pair in Pale Blue on very thin unwatermarked paper, creased. One of two known pairs, the other being in Deep Blue. Ex Tinsley

     

    Lot 640
    Estimate: $4,000

    Revenues: 1864 St George and Dragon 3d, Imperforate Plate Proof pair in Black on unwatermarked paper. Fine and scarce

     

    Lot 641
    Estimate: $500T

    1883 (16 Nov) early use at Hamilton of 4d blue Registered Letter (H&G #C1 - tear in flap) to Hobart, franked with Sideface 2d (2) tied by BN '42', Hamilton datestamp (year inverted) below, Hobart backstamp

     

    Lot 642
    Estimate: $750T

    1931 (10 Aug) registered cover Deloraine to Melbourne bearing the extremely rare Deloraine 'Tasmania' (inverted) blue and black registration label, possibly the only surviving example on cover

     

    Lot 643
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Cancellation: 'CHIEF OFFICE/7 NO 7/185(5)/HO(BART TOWN)' on imperforate, numeral wmk 1d. Unlisted

     

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