Lot 30322 – Australia » Tasmania

1853-1900, Mint & used specialised collection with rare items

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1853-1900, Mint & used specialised collection in an album starting with a 1853 1d Courier marginal vertical strip of four with “C.W. Scoard Sc” printer’s inscription with “23” numeral of Cleveland (faults, ex Sato), 1853 4d orange marginal vert. pair and two singles with cancellations removed,, 4d pl.1 sheet reconstruction inc. 5 pairs with two showing the majority of both marginal inscriptions (ex Sato), seven 1d used singles, twelve 4d singles and a pair, 4d on cover to England, 4d pl.1 & pl.2 defaced sheet reprints, 1855 4d strip of three and single on piece (ex Sato) and a block of six, 1902 Chalon Head reprint die proof (ex Gawaine Baillie), 1867 reprinted die proof of the 6d frame with sideways portrait, 1902 halon reprinted die proof with value omitted, a range of unused and used perf. and imperf. Chalons incl. 1863-71 1d carmine mint block of 8 (minor adhesion, ex Steinberg). 1871-91 6d claret mint blocks of 9, 10 and 24, 1858 1s used block of 10, plate proofs of the 2d (block of 4), 6d (pair & block of 4) and 1s (pair & block of 4), De La Rue issues incl. 9d plate proof blocks of 4 in black, slate-purple and violet, multiples incl. 1871-78 5s block of 20 (cancellations removed, ex Tinsley, largest known multiple), 5s mint block of 6 and several Sideface part sheets/panes and blocks of four, later issues with some specimens, reprints and multiples incl. some Pictorials in blocks/part sheets, a fabulous lot with some key items, ideal for expansion and development into an exhibit collection

Estimate 30’000 – 40’000 GBP
Auction date Tue 4 Dec 2018 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)