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abacus auctions Sale: 5

Great Britain and British Commonwealth
Tasmania
Sale No: 5
Lot No: 845
Symbol: O
Cat No: Collection

image Perfins array sorted on Hagners with numerous 'T' types to Pictorials 6d x16, perf 'OS' to Pictorials 6d x5 plus Sidefaces 8d 9d x2 and Tablets 1/- x3 & 5/-, also perf 'A' (George Adams) group to Pictorials 6d plus 1d Roo x2, condition variable. Difficult to assemble. (Qty 200 approx) (Image1)

Estimate AU$400

Opening AU$ 300.00
Sold...AU$ 300.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 846
Symbol: *R

image Hagner of mostly imperf or perf reprints both with values to 10/-, generally fine to very fine. (Qty 31) (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

Opening AU$ 115.00
Sold...AU$ 130.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 847
Symbol: F

image 1853 Couriers Early Impressions 1d blue SG 2, close even margins with outer framelines except at left where just touched, Cat £1500.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$400

Opening AU$ 300.00
Sold...AU$ 420.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 420

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 848
Symbol: F

image 1853 Couriers Plate II (Coarse Engraving) 4d orange SG 10, margins close to good, possible repair at L/L, superb BN '59', Cat £400.

Grade A ? (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

Opening AU$ 46.00
Sold...AU$ 70.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 70

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 849
Symbol: F

image 1855 London Printings Large Star 2d green SG 16, close even margins, light BN cancel & small-part London transit in red, Cat £450.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$125

Opening AU$ 95.00
Sold...AU$ 190.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 850
Symbol: O

image 1860-91 'TASMANIA' 6d Imperf x6 and Perf x33 with a wide range of colours/shades, a few very fine BNs, most appear to be genuine postal usages but we have not lamped them. (Qty 39) (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Opening AU$ 150.00
Sold...AU$ 150.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 851
Symbol: F

image 1870-71 Sidefaces Single-Lined Numeral Watermarks 4d blue SG 130, rounded corner at L/L, unusually dated with Hobart duplex of FE25/71, Cat £475.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$125

Opening AU$ 95.00
Sold...AU$ 290.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 290

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 852
Symbol: P

image 1871-78 Sidefaces with 'TAS'-in-Bars Watermark 10d imperforate plate proof marginal block of 4 in purple on gummed Crown/CC paper, large-part o.g & the lower units are unmounted.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Opening AU$ 150.00
Sold...AU$ 150.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 853
Symbol: **

image 1871-78 Sidefaces 'TAS'-in-Bars Watermark 1d salmon Perf 12 SG 150 (unlisted shade) marginal block of 10 (2x5) from right-hand side of sheet, minor perf separation above lower-right unit, couple of tiny aging marks in margin only, stamps fine & unmounted, Cat £1400+ for cheapest listed shade mounted. Ex Dr Owen Ingles.

Grade A B1 (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Opening AU$ 150.00
Sold...AU$ 190.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 854
Symbol: **

image 1889 Surcharge 'Halfpenny' on De La Rue 1d SG 167 complete sheet of 120 with Plate Number '3' at all four corner positions, units [L25 27 & 55] each with unlisted 'Halfoenny', full unmounted o.g., Cat £1200++ (plus a premium for the unlisted varieties). Ex David Cohen.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$400

Opening AU$ 300.00
Sold...AU$ 575.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 575

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 855
Symbol: *

image 1891 Surcharge 'd./2½' on 9d pale blue Overprint Double One Inverted SG 168a, remarkably well centred, characteristic rough perfs, large-part o.g., Cat £700.

Grade A A2 (Image1)

Estimate AU$500

Opening AU$ 380.00
Sold...AU$ 440.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 440

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 856
Symbol: **

image 1892-99 Tablets ½d to 5/- SG 216-223, full unmounted o.g., Cat £300++ for mounted. (Qty 8)

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$250

Opening AU$ 190.00
Sold...AU$ 210.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 210

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 857
Symbol: V

image 1892-99 Tablets 10/- brown & violet SG 224, CTO with Hobart cds, Cat £120.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

Opening AU$ 55.00
Sold...AU$ 55.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 55

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 858
Symbol: F

image 1892-99 Tablets £1 green & yellow SG 225, exceptional centring, a little faded, most unusually with a Barred Numeral cancel, Cat £500.

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Opening AU$ 115.00
Sold...AU$ 160.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 859
Symbol: */**

image 1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials 1d to 6d SG 230-6, a few with hinge remainders but the 2½d is unmounted, Cat £170+. (Qty 7)

Grade A/A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$75

Opening AU$ 60.00
Sold...AU$ 60.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 60

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 860
Symbol: #

image 1899-1900 Pictorials De La Rue Printing 2½d indigo SG 232 Partly Imperforate at Right due to diagonal paper fold which unusually has not affected the perforations at top, a couple of minor blemishes, unused without gum. Ex Dr Owen Ingles. [Very few production errors are known from the De La Rue printings. Gary Diffen's 'Australian Colonies Errors' did not feature anything similar.]

Grade A- C1 (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Opening AU$ 115.00
Sold...AU$ 135.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 135

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 861
Symbol: *

image 1904 Surcharge '1½d.' on Tablet 5d with the Surcharge Significantly Misplaced Vertically, large-part o.g. Unlisted in the ACSC.

Grade A B1 (Image1)

Estimate AU$50

Opening AU$ 85.00
Sold...AU$ 95.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 95

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 862
Symbol: *

image 1904 Surcharge '1½d.' on Tablet 5d with the Surcharge Significantly Misplaced Horizontally corner block of 4 from the L/R of the sheet with Plate Number '1', very lightly mounted. Unlisted in the ACSC.

Grade A B1 (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Opening AU$ 210.00
Sold...AU$ 270.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 270

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 863
Symbol: V

image 1905-11 Electrotype Crown/A 1d red 'JBC' Monogram single ACSC T14zc, dubious cancel, ridiculously undercatalogued at $25 (2004); unpriced used. [See also Lot 297889]

Grade A C1 (Image1)

Estimate AU$50

Opening AU$ 40.00
Sold...AU$ 80.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 80

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 864
Symbol: **/*
Cat No: 253c

image 1905-11 Pictorials Typographed Crown/A 3d brown vertical pair from L/R corner of sheet Mixed Perf 12½ and 11 ACSC T51 (SG 253c) perforated 12½ all around and subsequently re-perforated Perf 11 at right creating Irregular Compound Perf 12½x11x12½x12½ with Double Perforations At Right, full margins at right & base, upper unit & lower margin with hinge remainders, lower unit unmounted, couple of minor aging marks in margins, Cat $1200++ (£950++) for mounted. Gary Diffen's block of four with two units Mixed Perf - stated to be two of "ten examples known" - sold for £540 at auction on 1.10.2020. Ex Dr Owen Ingles.

Grade A- C2 (Image1)

Estimate AU$450

Opening AU$ 340.00
Sold...AU$ 340.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 340

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 865
Symbol: **
Cat No: 261

image 1912 Thin Pre-Gummed Paper 1d red ACSC T20 (SG 261) marginal block of 8 (4x2) from the top of the sheet with Perf Pips in the Margin, unmounted, Cat $280++ (£232++) for mounted singles.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$140

Opening AU$ 105.00
Sold...AU$ 105.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 105

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 866
Symbol: *

image POSTAL FISCALS: 1900 'REVENUE' Overprint on Platypus 1d blue SG F36 block of 4, the Value Tablets slightly Misplaced, large-part o.g., Cat £100++.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$60

Opening AU$ 46.00
Sold...AU$ 46.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 46

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 867
Symbol: F

image POSTAL FISCALS: 1900 'REVENUE' Overprint on Tablets £1 green & yellow SG F39, untidy cds cancel, Cat £225. Very scarce commercially used: most used examples are CTO.

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$140

Opening AU$ 105.00
Sold...AU$ 125.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 125

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 868
Symbol: *

image POSTAL FISCALS: 1900 'REVENUE' Overprint on Tablets £1 green & yellow with the Overprint Double One Sideways SG F39a, small surface abrasion at the base, lightly mounted, Cat £475.

Grade A- (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Opening AU$ 115.00
Sold...AU$ 145.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 145

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 869
Symbol: *

image OFFICIAL STAMPS: 1899-1900 Pictorials 2½d indigo punctured 'T', large-part o.g.

Grade A A1 (Image1)

Estimate AU$50

Opening AU$ 38.00
Sold...AU$ 38.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 38

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 870
Symbol: G

image OFFICIAL STAMPS: 1905-11 Electrotype Crown/A 1d red 'CA' Monogram single ACSC T14za punctured 'T', Hobart machine cancel. Rare commercially used. See also Lot 863.

Grade A C1 (Image1)

Estimate AU$100

Opening AU$ 75.00
Sold...AU$ 130.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 871
Symbol: R

image REPRINTS: 1871 Sidefaces Special Printings on Unwatermarked Paper Perf 11½ set comprising 1d rose, 2d green, 3d red-brown, 4d blue, 9d blue, 10d black & 5/- mauve all overprinted 'REPRINT ' (without stop), rough perfs and the 9d with official repair at top, large-part original gum with hinge remainders (the 3d with minor thins). Rare. Ex Dr Owen Ingles. (Qty 7)

Grade A/B (Image1)

Estimate AU$380

Opening AU$ 290.00
Sold...AU$ 290.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 290

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 872
Symbol: PS

image POSTAL STATIONERY - POSTAL CARDS: 1908 Visit of the Amercian Great White Fleet 1d carmine-pink HG 13 printed over 'STAMP'-within-box at upper-right, view side with Australian & US Flags & Coats of Arms surrounding 'AUSTRALIANS/[ship]/WELCOME AMERICANS', very fine with just a couple of tiny marks in the gold border, unused. [The decision to issue cards for each of the 'smaller' States was made at the eleventh hour, with a single printing of the 1d stamp for the relevant State over the 'STAMP' box on these semi-official cards; for Tasmania only 2000 were printed, all of which were sold]

Grade A (Image1)

Estimate AU$400

Opening AU$ 300.00
Sold...AU$ 300.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 873
Symbol: PS

image POSTAL STATIONERY - REGISTRATION ENVELOPES: 1905 (3d) ultramarine size 100x64mm HG C5, the flap reinforced, unused. Very scarce. [The smallest registration envelope issued for anywhere in the British Empire: it's barely larger than a DLR die proof on card]

Grade (A-) (Image1)

Estimate AU$200

Opening AU$ 150.00
Sold...AU$ 150.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 874
Symbol: C

image POSTMARKS: PPCs each with 1d Pictorial and cds of 'CARNARVON', 'FARRELL SIDING' (rated RR), 'RANELAGH JUNCTION' & 'SHIPWRIGHTS POINT', some soiling (Qty 4)

Grade A1/B2 (Image1)

Estimate AU$80

Opening AU$ 60.00
Sold...AU$ 60.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 60

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 875
Symbol: S

image POSTMARKS: 'MOINA/23NO11/TASMANIA' very fine almost complete strike on Pictorial 1d. Rated RR. PO 1.1.1910; closed 31.5.1958.

Grade A A2 (Image1)

Estimate AU$50

Opening AU$ 38.00
Sold...AU$ 38.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 38

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 876
Symbol: S

image POSTMARKS: '[NIC]HOLLS RIVULET UPR/-5SE27/TAS' superb almost complete strike on KGV 1½d red. Rated RRRRR. PO 1.12.1925; closed 18.2.1929. Only the second recorded strike: Hardinge states "Only one copy known; date approximate as unreadable". He was also unaware that 'UPPER' was abbreviated 'UPR']

Grade A A2+ (Image1)

Estimate AU$250

Opening AU$ 900.00
Sold...AU$ 950.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 950

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 877
Symbol: =

image POSTMARKS: 'NIETTA/OCT 20 1921/TASMANIA' largely very fine & almost complete strike of double-ring rubber CDS in blue on KGV 2d orange on piece. Rated RRR. PO 1.12.1910; renamed Nietta South 1.12.1922.

Grade A A2- (Image1)

Estimate AU$80

Opening AU$ 60.00
Sold...AU$ 60.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 60

Sale No: 5
Lot No: 878
Symbol: C

image POSTAL HISTORY: 1842 entire from Oatlands to Hobart; 1855 part-entire to Kent franked cut-to-shape Courier 4d with squiggle cancel of "Pontville" (postmaster's endorsement at L/L); 1869 1872 & 1875 covers to GB each with perforated 'TASMANIA' 6d (the last torn across the face); 1894 registered to GB with Sideface 1d rosine x8; and 1895 mourning cover to Surrey; very mixed condition. (Qty 7 items) (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Opening AU$ 115.00
Sold...AU$ 650.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 650
Sale No: 5
Lot No: 879
Symbol: C

image POSTAL HISTORY: 1912 (Dec 28) cover to a ship's captain c/- Pacific Steam Navigation Co at Panama endorsed in pencil "SS Guatemala" with scarce combination franking of Tasmania ½d + Kangaroos 1d red vertical pair (one with a small fault) tied by Hobart machine cancel to pay the foreign letter rate, poor arrival b/s. [NB: the Republic of Panama is a much scarcer destination than the Canal Zone]

Grade B (Image1)

Estimate AU$150

Opening AU$ 115.00
Sold...AU$ 115.00


Closed..May-19-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 115


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