1859 Britannia 1/- indigo, imperf, no wmk. VFU, 4 margins. SG 29 cat £350. (P)
Public Auction 349
By: Status International
Status International Public Auction 349
Status International - Sale 349 - March 21st, 2019.
Auction 349 has 3,807 lots, catering for all types of collectors & dealers - from bulk accumulations and intact collections to desirable single items. This auction offers a huge range of material, with special emphasis on lotting stamps to cater for collectors with varying types of interests and budgets. Items range from $30 to $60,000 so there's something for everybody. This auction offers strong representation of Australia & Colonies, strong British Empire material of all areas & periods, as well as General Foreign including small and large collections. There are over 300 lots of Australian Collections (Lots 93-440) and almost 600 lots of World collections (Lots 441-1010).
Following on there is almost 1000 lots of Australia which consist of singles, sets and covers including Australian colonies (Lots 1048-2034). The Australian lots cover all periods, from the Kangaroo issues up to Decimal and contains numerous number of mint & used £1 & £2 top values - this includes a First Watermark £2 Black & rose. VF fresh MLH, nicely centred. SG16 cat £6500. ACSC 55 cat $12,500. The key Kangaroo stamp.(Lot 1092).
There are over 1,800 lots of World stamps, covers and single country collections (Lots 2035-3807) with the British Empire well represented, highlighted by a Malaya States - FMS: 1900 opt Elephants $25 green & orange top value. VF fresh M, nice original gum & beautiful colours. SG 14 cat £17,000+. Major rarity & the key of all the Malayan States Elephant issues. Exp Bolaffi & Alberto Diena.(Lot 2930). Numerous other European and Asian rarities Including large range of PRC China.