south australia - Stamp Auctions

Lot 1084 - south australia 1856-58 perkins bacon adelaide printing -  Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

Lot 1084 - south australia 1856-58 perkins bacon adelaide printing - Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

2d red SG 9 with Misplaced Offset on the Reverse, margins close to good, Cat £40+. Unusual variety in this period.

Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

south australia 1856-58 perkins bacon adelaide printing
Lot 1110 - south australia 1858-59 first rouletted issue -  Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

Lot 1110 - south australia 1858-59 first rouletted issue - Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

1/- orange SG 18, obvious rouletting on all sides, small separation fault at lower-right, unused, Cat £1400. A very attractive example of this rare stamp.

Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

south australia 1858-59 first rouletted issue
Lot 1147 - south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue -  Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

Lot 1147 - south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue - Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

4d die proof in dull claret on India paper (36x42mm) affixed to a slightly larger piece of thin card. A rare & beautiful proof. Ex Harry Lower: acquired for $5750.

Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue
Lot 1192 - south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue -  Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

Lot 1192 - south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue - Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

2/- imperforate plate proof marginal block of 4 from the right of the sheet in black on ungummed unwatermarked paper, the lower pair with ironed-out crease.

Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue
Lot 1219 - south australia 1867-71 perforation experiments -  Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

Lot 1219 - south australia 1867-71 perforation experiments - Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

1/- brown SG 60-61 group block of 8 (4x2), small tear at the top of the third unit, untidy circle-in-bars cancels, Cat £160++. Stated to be the largest recorded multiple.

Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

south australia 1867-71 perforation experiments
Lot 1033 - south australia 1855 perkins bacon london printing -  Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

Lot 1033 - south australia 1855 perkins bacon london printing - Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

2d rose-carmine SG 2 horizontal pair, margins close to good, large-part o.g., Cat £1200+. A rare multiple.

Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

south australia 1855 perkins bacon london printing
Lot 1273 - south australia 1871 emergency issue on victorian v/crown paper -  Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

Lot 1273 - south australia 1871 emergency issue on victorian v/crown paper - Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

4d slate-violet SG 111 with the Watermark Reversed, GPO cds cancel of AP24/72, Cat £250+.

Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

south australia 1871 emergency issue on victorian v/crown paper
Lot 1071 - south australia 1856-58 perkins bacon adelaide printing -  Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

Lot 1071 - south australia 1856-58 perkins bacon adelaide printing - Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

2d blood-red SG 8, margins good to large, a little soiled. unused, Cat £2250. Ex Maurice Burrus. BPA Certificate (1963).

Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

south australia 1856-58 perkins bacon adelaide printing
Lot 1133 - south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue -  Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

Lot 1133 - south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue - Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

2d pale red SG 24a with "squiggle" manuscript cancel on cover to North Adelaide, lmanuscript "PO/Pt Macdonnell/21 March 1861" at upper-left, poor Mount Gambier & fair GPO transit b/s. Superb! Opened late-1860. [Apparently the post office "furniture" had still not arrived. A similar cover sold for $391 at our auction of 23/9/2011]

Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue
Lot 1182 - south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue -  Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

Lot 1182 - south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue - Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

1/- olive-yellow (creased at lower-left) & a distinctly brighter shade, Adelaide cds of OC24/1862 or OC27/62. These shades are believed to have been the result of immersion aboard the "Colombo" which foundered off Minicoy Island in the Laccadives on 19/11/1862. [Illustrated by Brian Peace at page 101]

Prestige Philately Pty Ltd Public Auction #188 - South Australia

south australia 1860-69 second rouletted issue