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AUSTRALIA : TASMANIA
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1553
1853 QV Courier 4d bright red-orange, Plate I, pos 19 'Printed by H&C Best' imprint at base. VFU, cut square with 4 margins barred '59' oval pmk. SG 5 cat £1000+, plus premium for imprint. Rarity so nice & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
1554
1853 QV Courier 4d bright red-orange, horiz pr, plate I, pos 11-12. F-VF U, cut square, 3 margins, just touching at bottom, barred numeral pmk. SG 5 cat £2000, plus premium for rare pr. BPA photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$700
1555
1853 QV Courier 4d orange plate 2. VFU, cut square, 4 margins, black m/s '54' cancel (RRR) of Sorell. SG 10 cat £425++. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
1556
1853 QV Courier 4d orange, plate 2 imperf official reprint sheet of 24 from the defaced plates, on thin card, prepared for distribution to UPU members in 1889. VF UN. SG 10/12(R) cat £132,000 for originals! Very attractive (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1557
1853 QV Courier 4d bright red-orange, plate 2. VFU, cut square, 4 margins, barred numeral '59' pmk. SG 11 cat £375. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1558
1855 QV Chalon (1d to 1/-) purple Perkins Bacon reprinted die proof of head only, on thick wove paper, no wmk. VF UN as made, 4 large margins. SG 14/18(p). Scarce & attractive. (P)
 SOLD at A$70
1559
1855 QV Chalon (1d to 1/-) orange, Perkins Bacon reprinted die proof of head only, on thick wove paper, no wmk. VF UN as made, 4 large margins. SG 14/18(p). Scarce & attractive. (P)
 SOLD at A$70
1560
1855 QV Chalon 1d violet DIE PROOF with 'VAN DIEMENS LAND' inscription at top only as thin outlined letters (obscured by the lacework design but definitely identifiable when magnified), before it was reworked to solid colourless letters, this being reprint from 2nd 1d master die from which separate dies were then rolled to make the final 1d, 2d & 4d dies, on thin card. Fresh UN as made, sl horiz crease, superb appearance with huge margins. Very rare & attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1561
1855 QV Chalon 1d green DIE PROOF with 'VAN DIEMENS LAND' inscription at top only as thin outlined letters (obscured by the lacework design but definitely identifiable when magnified), before it was reworked to solid colourless letters, this being reprint from 2nd 1d master die from which separate dies were then rolled to make the final 1d, 2d & 4d dies, on thin card. Superb fresh UN as made with huge margins. Very rare & attractive. (P)
 SOLD at A$800
1562
1855 QV Chalon 1d carmine imperf, wmk large star. VFU, almost 4 margins, light pmk. SG 14 cat £900. Very attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
1563
1863-71 QV Chalon 1/- orange-red, vert strip of 3, wmk double-lined '12', perf 11½. VFU, 'Launceston NO 4 1881' cds. SG 141 cat £195. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1564
1863-71 QV Chalon 1d red, 2d green, 4d pale blue, 6d reddish purple & 1/- red perforated blk of 4 on gummed card, opt REPRINT. VF fresh MLH/MUH. (5 blks - 20) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
1565
1870-78 QV Sidefaces 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 10d & 5/- Die Proofs in black (26 x 32mm) on individual white glazed cards. F-VF. SG ex 127-34(p), 144(p) & 166(p). Extremely rare group. (6) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
1566
1871-78 QV 5/- mauve, perf 11½. Postally VF U, barred Tasmania pmk. SG 149b cat £80 & undercatalogued. (P)
 SOLD at A$80
1567
1878 QV 2d black DIE PROOF from new DLR plates (90x 60mm) on glazed card, dated July 5, 1878. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 157(p). Extremely rare, only several made. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
1568
1878 QV 2d black DIE PROOF from new DLR plate (92x60mm), dated 'July 5 1878' on glazed card. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 157(p). Extremely rare with only several made. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
1569
1880-91 QV 4d chrome-yellow, PRINTED BOTH SIDES, sideways on reverse!, wmk TAS with no lines, perf 12. VF fresh M, patchy gum as always. SG 166ab cat £1500. Extremely rare error & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
1570
1880 Platypus Stamp Duty 1/- rose-pink imperf plate PROOF with blank value tablet, TAS wmk. Superb fresh M, lower marginal. SG F29(p). Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1571
1880 Platypus Stamp Duty 1d grey imperf plate PROOF with blank value tablet, TAS wmk. Superb fresh M, lower marginal. SG F26(p). Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
1572
1880 Platypus Stamp Duty sunken die PROOF with blank value tablet & mica overlay, mounted on small part of archive page with no.4 at top. Superb fresh UN as made. SG F26-9(p). Unique item from De La Rue archives. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
1573
1880 Platypus Stamp Duty 3d chestnut, opt SPECIMEN vert, wmk TAS sideways. VF fresh MUH. SG F27(s) specimen unpriced in SG. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1574
1886 Crown Colonies QV key type opt 'TASMANIA POSTAGE & REVENUE', plus value, set 2/6 lilac & 10/- green. Prepared by De La Rue in London as replacements for the St George & Dragon high vals, but never issued. F-VF fresh M. Very rare & important set. 2011 Ceremuga photo cert. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
1575
1888 St George & Dragon 2/6 lake perf 12 wmk TAS no lines, horiz pr. Superb fresh MLH. SG F30 cat £280+ as singles, multiples harder to find. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1576
1890s Official Presentation sheet of Specimen & Reprint stamps. 1853-92 inc 1853 QV Courier 1d & 4d imperf from defaced plates, 1855-91 QV Chalon basic set to 1/- perf. 1864 St George & Dragon imperf Postal Fiscal set to 10/-. 1870-91 QV Sideface to 5/- inc 4d blue. 1880 Platypus Stamp Duty set to 1/-, 1892 QV Tablet ½d to 10/-. Stamps F-VF M, sheet folded & some stains. Normals would cat £26,000+. Rare complete document & impressive. (36) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
1577
1892-99 QV Tablet set ½d-£1, wmk TAS. VF M/MLH, with £1 especially fresh MLH. SG 216-25 cat £750. Key set. (10) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$550
1578
1892-99 QV Tablet 10/- mauve & brown, wmk TAS. VF fresh MLH. SG 224 cat £190. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1579
1892-99 QV Tablet £1 green & yellow. Stamp VF fresh MUH, top marginal. SG 225 cat £500 for M, should be at least double, £1000 MUH. Exp Champion & Roumet. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
1580
1892-99 QV Tablet set ½d-£1, wmk TAS diag. VF fresh M, 10/- superb MLH & £1 very fresh MUH with diag gum crease. SG 216-25 cat £750 for M, & should be at least double, for the MUH £1 so £1250+. Very scarce set. (10) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
1581
1892-97 QV Tablet £1 green & yellow, marginal blk of 4. VF fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. SG 225 cat £2000 as M singles, should be at least double, £4000 MUH singles, premium for multiple. Retail $6000+ as singles. 2018 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3200
1582
1892-99 QV Tablet £1 green & yellow, top value. Postally VFU. SG 225 cat £500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1583
1899-1900 Pictorial set ½d-6d, wmk mult TAS. VF fresh M. SG 229-236 cat £150. (8). (P)
 SOLD at A$100
1584
1899-1900 Pictorial set ½d-6d, opt Specimen, wmk mult TAS diag. VF fresh M. SG 229-36s cat £550. Very scarce set. (8). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
1585
1900 REVENUE opt St George & Dragon 2/6 lake IMPERF UL cnr pr. F-VF fresh UN. SG F32c cat £1300+. Rare & attractive. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$1050
1586
1900 Platypus 1d blue opt REVENUE postal fiscal, wmk TAS, error opt DOUBLE, 'ONE PENNY' also shifted up. VF fresh MLH. SG F36d cat £325+. Very rare & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1587
1900 'REVENUE' opt Platypus 1/- pink, Stamp Duty Postal Fiscal. GU, 'Hobart 1901' cds & traces of m/s. SG F38 cat £325 (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1588
1900 'REVENUE' opt QV Tablet £1 green & yellow Postal Fiscal. VF fresh M. SG F39 cat £275. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1589
1901 Platypus Stamp Duty: 6d mauve on card, perf 11¾, UL cnr plate no.1 blk of 4, opt REPRINT vertically down. Prepared for Federation presentation sets. VF fresh 2M/2MUH. SG F37(var) cat £480 as normals opt Revenue. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1590
1902-04 Pictorial 1d red typo, opt SPECIMEN, wmk V crown upright, perf 12½. VF MLH. ACSC T10BS cat $150, SG 240ds cat £120. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1591
1902-04 Pictorial 1d rose-red typographed, opt SPECIMEN horiz, wmk V crown upright, perf 12½. VF fresh UN. ACSC T10s cat $150, SG 240ds cat £120. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
1592
1905-11 Pictorial ½d yellow-green, FULL SHEET of 60, typo, wmk crown A, perf 12½. Stamps VF fresh MUH, perf separation & re-attached in margins. SG 249 cat £165 for M singles, should be at least double, £330 MUH, plus premium for sheet.
 SOLD at A$100
1593
1906-07 QV 9d blue gutter pr, compound perf 12½x12½ (vert at right of left stamp), wmk crown A. Superb fresh MLH. ACSC T71, SG 256/256c cat £408++, plus premium for gutter multiple. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
1594
1906-09 QV Tablet 10/- mauve & brown, wmk crown A, perf 12½. VFU 'Tasmania 7 DEC' cds. ACSC T80 cat $400, SG 258 cat £275. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
1595
1853 'OPSO' Free Frank outer letter wrapper signed 'N Wood' at LL from Campbelltown with boxed 'Camp Town 12 Sept 53' pmk, to John Leake MLC Hobart with red 'Crown FREE 15 SP 1853' arrival cds. Light centre fold, fresh & clean.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
1596
1856 Cover franked QV Chalons 2d green & 4d blue wmk star, with barred oval '68' pmks. To Scotland with indistinct 'Stranrares? NO 21 1856' arrival b/s. SG 16 & 18 cat £580 & 'from x3' on cover. (P)
 SOLD at A$300
1597
1906 (5 Jul) OHMS Births & Deaths wrapper Macquarie Plains to Hamilton with perf T 1d Pictorial paying postage due on arrival tied by Hamilton cds.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
1598
1913 cover (tones) to Denmark franked Kangaroo 3d & Tasmania 2½d Tablet (rare on combination covers), tied by 'Launceston 18 NO 13' cds, blue & black reg label. Rare mixed franking. (P)
 SOLD at A$250
1599
1914 cover to USA franked Tasmania ½d Pictorial & Kangaroo 2d, tied by 'Moonah Tasmania 12 MY 14' cds (tear at right). The second consignment of ½d Kangaroos was not dispatched to Tasmania until 22 May 1914, suggesting large stocks lingered of the ½d Pictorial. Rare combination Commonwealth/State cover. (P)
 SOLD at A$100
1600
Postmark: Lynch's Creek NO 9 88 Tasmania cds. Good bold over-inked strike on QV 2d green. Rare! PO closed mid 1895 & it's numeral cancel 261 is rated RRRRR. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1601
Tattersalls Mail to Tasmania: 1904 NAIAQ Envelope from Brisbane to Arthur F Barrow, Collins St, Hobart with remnants of receipt label & usual spike holes. Not listed by McNamee to this address. VF. (P)
 SOLD at A$180
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