tasmania - Stamp Auctions

Lot 50836 - Australia tasmania -  David Feldman S.A. British Empire - Day 6

Lot 50836 - Australia tasmania - David Feldman S.A. British Empire - Day 6

1853-1912 comprehensive collection on pages in a binder which commences with the 1853 1d (poor) and 8 x 4d (cut to shape or defective, useful for study purposes), then includes the 1855 Large Star series with 2 x 2d and 8 x 4d used, then the 1857 series with 1d x 7 mint or unused, 30 or so used, 14 x 2d and 25 x 4d (an excellent range of shades here). Thereafter, extensive coverage of the 1863-71 issue to 1/- (with plenty mint or unused), then the later sets, mostly used, but again, with mint included. Mixed condition but very substantial catalogue value.

David Feldman S.A. British Empire - Day 6

Australia tasmania
Lot 50835 - Australia tasmania -  David Feldman S.A. British Empire - Day 6

Lot 50835 - Australia tasmania - David Feldman S.A. British Empire - Day 6

1853 4d orange pl.1, second state, unused without gum, pos.19 with fine to huge margins showing portion of printer's inscription at foot "H & C Best.", a superb rarity and among the finest of the known unused examples; cert. Scheller (2016) (S.G. £8'500).

David Feldman S.A. British Empire - Day 6

Australia tasmania
Lot 40268 - brit. colonies tasmania -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Lot 40268 - brit. colonies tasmania - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

1891/99:  De La Rue bicoloured defintives, wmk. TAS, perf. 14, the unused set of ten values in blocks of four, fresh colours and very fine, large part or unmounted og. Illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP. on page 6255. A very rare set in multiples Gi = £ 3'200+.rnProvenance: Robson Lowe, Melbourne, 5 Aug 1976, lot 114.rn                     Spink, London, 27 Jan 2016.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

brit. colonies tasmania
Lot 40284 - brit. colonies tasmania -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Lot 40284 - brit. colonies tasmania - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Postal Fiscals 1900: Stamp Duty 1 d. blue overprinted REVENUE in black, wmk. TAS, perf. 12, an unused block of eight (2 x 4), showing major displacement of the Duty Plate with "ONE PENNY" misplaced upwards and leaving the Duty Plate blank, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. A most unusual multiple.rnrnProvenance: Prestige, Melbourne, 12 Feb 2010, lot 342.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

brit. colonies tasmania
Lot 40252 - brit. colonies tasmania -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Lot 40252 - brit. colonies tasmania - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Provisional Perforations 1863/71: 1 d. carmine perf. 12, 4 d. blue perf. 10 and 6 d. slate-violet perf. 12, used on 1869 cover to Prince Edward Island, all tied by "52" numeral obliterators of Launceston, the 4 d. additionally tied by "POST OFFICE / LAUNCESTON / ♚" datestamp in red (July 16). London transit datestamp on obverse in red (Sept 13) with '1d' Colonial credit handstamp and '5' pence credit in manuscript. Carried on the "Malta" to Galle, the "Candia" to Suez and the "Delta" to Southampton. An extraordinary cover to a most unusual destination.rnrnProvenance: Collection Prof. Enrico Bombieri, Spink, Melbourne, 27-28 March 1999, lot 1254.rn                     Collection John Bell, Prestige, Melbourne, 8 May 2013, lot 1699.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

brit. colonies tasmania
Lot 40279 - brit. colonies tasmania -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Lot 40279 - brit. colonies tasmania - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Sideface 1906/07: 9 d. blue, wmk. Crown over A, an unused block of four divided by vertical interpanneau margin, compound perf. 12½ x 12½ x 12½ x 12, fresh colour and very fine, large part og. Gi = £ 425+.rnrnProvenance: Prestige, Melbourne, 8 May 2013, lot 1591.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

brit. colonies tasmania
Lot 40247 - brit. colonies tasmania -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Lot 40247 - brit. colonies tasmania - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Chalons. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1860/67: 6 d. lilac, imperforate, wmk. '6', a used example in combination with Great Britain 1855 2 d. blue, perf. 14 and 1855/57 4 d. pale carmine to correctly make up the 1 s. single rate to Great Britain, all tied by "60" numeral obliterators with framed "POST OFFICE / LAUNCESTON / ♚" datestamp (Sept 1) despatch in red. London arrival cds (Nov 13) in red also on obverse of an extremely rare mixed franking. A famous and wonderful cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection J. Grant Glassco, RL, London, 23-27 Nov 1969, lot 1973.rn                     Collection Besançon, Corinphila sale 221, Zurich, 23 Nov 2017, lot 6322.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

brit. colonies tasmania
Lot 40263 - brit. colonies tasmania -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Lot 40263 - brit. colonies tasmania - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Sideface 1880/91: 3 d. red-brown, wmk. TAS, an unused horizontal pair, marginal from left of sheet, variety "Imperforate", small part og. Scarce Gi = £ 550.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

brit. colonies tasmania
Lot 40274 - brit. colonies tasmania -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Lot 40274 - brit. colonies tasmania - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Sideface 1903: 9 d. ultramarine, wmk. V over Crown, perf. 12½, an unused block of four in this rare shade, fresh and very fine, large part og., one stamp unmounted og. Slight surface blemish on third stamp barely detracts from an exceptional and exceedingly scarce multiple. Cert. RPSV (2016) Gi = £ 1'700+.rnrnProvenance: Mossgreen, Melbourne, 11 Sept 2016, lot 79.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

brit. colonies tasmania
Lot 40242 - brit. colonies tasmania -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction  321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Lot 40242 - brit. colonies tasmania - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

Recess by H. Best 1857/69: Chalon 1 d. red-brown, imperforate, wmk. '1' inverted, a used horizontal strip of three from the first printing in the same colour as the previous unwatermarked pelure paper issue, from base of sheet with wmk. lines, large margins on all sides and showing portion of adjoining stamps at top and at right, cancelled by crisp strikes of "75" numeral obliterator of Hobart. An important and famous strip in the foremost quality, an exceptionally pretty multiple.rnrnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 28 Nov 1962, lot 526.rn                     Collection Prof. Enrico Bombieri, Spink, London, 27-28 March 1999, lot 1079.rn                     Collection "Besançon", Corinphila sale 221, Zurich, 23 Nov 2017, lot 6319.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 321 - 332 Australian States & Commonwealth of Australia, St. Helena, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Swaziland, Brazil 1843 –1870 - Day 1

brit. colonies tasmania