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  • Lot# : 3584A South Australia

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    1855: London printing 2 d. carmine, a used horizontal strip of three on 1855 cover from Adelaide to Grahams Town, Cape of Good Hope endorsed 'via Melbourne' (deleted), tied by barred numeral '1' obliterators in black with 'Port Adelaide / South Australia' datestamp at left (Oct 3). Reverse with part of top flap missing but with complete 'Cape Town / Cape of Good Hope' cds (Feb 2) struck in red. The adhesives with creasing and defective at top but rare. Cert. BPA (2019).
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3585 South Australia

    Recess by Perkins Bacon 1855 (Oct): 6 d. deep blue, imperforate Plate Proof block of nine, close to large margins all round and sheet marginal at left, of fresh deep colour and delightful appearance, third stamp with corner bend otherwise fine, a scarce and most attractive block.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Besançon', Corinphila sale 221, November 2017, lot 6221.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3586 South Australia

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    1855 (Oct): Perkins Bacon 6 d. deep blue, wmk. Large Star, imperforate, an unused example with clear to large margins all round, of good crisp colour, unused without gum. Somewhat harsh statement on cert. 'some soiling'. A rare stamp unused. Cert. RPSV (2013) Gi = £ 5'500.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3587 South Australia

    1855: Perkins Bacon Plate Proof for the 1 s. value in a block of four, printed in black on card paper, marginal from right of sheet. Imperceptibly touched at lower left, some natural paper creasing but fine.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3588 South Australia

    1856/58: Adelaide printing, 2 d. red, a used horizontal strip of five in a rich shade, large margins on most stamps, first stamp with diagonal bend, scissor cut at top of fourth stamp and shaved at right, all cancelled by "25" numeral obliterators of Gawler in black. Despite the imperfections a most attractive and scarce multiple. Signed Stolow Gi = £ 200+.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3589 South Australia

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    1856/58: Adelaide printing, 1 s. orange, wmk. Large Star, imperforate, an unused example with large margins on three sides, touched at right and with surface soiling, unused without gum, despite minor imperfections an exceedingly rare stamp. Cert. RPSV (2011) Gi = £ 13'000.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3590 South Australia

    1858/59: 1 s. orange, rouletted, a used horizontal strip of three, rouletted on three sides, somewhat trimmed at base but margin clear, cancelled by 'Adelaide' datestamps in blue (Sept 28, 1860) with code '4' sideways. An attractive multiple Gi = £ 150+.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3591 South Australia

    1868/76: 2 d pale orange-red and 2 d. pale yellow, Trial Colour Plate Proofs in marginal or corner marginal blocks of four respectively, printed on unwatermarked white wove paper, the former with full gum, the latter ungummed. Fresh and fine multiples.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3592 South Australia

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    1896/1904: 1 d. rosine, 2 d. bright violet, 1891/93 2½ d. on 4 d. pale green, 5 d. on 6 d. pale brown, 1894/96 2½ d. violet-blue, 5 d. brown-purple, 2½ d. indigo and ½ d. yellow-green; all on piece from the Natal Post Office archives, four with pre-cancels in black, all overprinted with three different types of SPECIMEN in black or violet (Samuel NA2). A unique group. Cert. BPA (1981).
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3593 South Australia

    1883/94: De La Rue imperforate Plate Proofs on unwatermarked paper, with bantam ½ d. green in a marginal block of four, 4 d. purple in a horizontal marginal pairs (2), one with Plate Number "1" in margin; fresh and fine unmounted og.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3594 South Australia

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    1886/96: 'Thin Postage' Plate Proof of the 5 s. rose-pink, on horizontally laid pink paper, perf. 11½ x 12½ x 11½ x imperforate, with additional line of perforations below 'Australia' and Duty Plate, the Duty Plate with variety "Quadruple Print", hinged for protection, unused without gum. An extraordinary variety. Cert. RPSV (2001).
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3595 South Australia

    1886/96: £ 1 blue, perf. 12½, wmk. Crown over SA upright, an unused example of good centering and fresh colour, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 500.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 180.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3596 South Australia

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    1886/96: 'Postage & Revenue' 50 s. dull pink, wmk. Crown over SA, perf. 11½-12, an unused example overprinted SPECIMEN in black, showing Duty Plate variety "Value Doubly Printed", fresh and very fine, large part og. A very scarce stamp. Cert. RPSV (2001).
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3597 South Australia

    1886/96: £ 3 sage-green, wmk. Crown SA upright, perf. 10, a postally used example cancelled by "Walla Walla" squared circle datestamp in black, with part blue crayon registration line at base. Tiny pinhole but a scarce usage Gi = £ 750.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3598 South Australia

    1894: Tannenberg 2½ d., an imperforate Plate Proof block of four on card paper printed in black, imperforate Plate Proofs on unwatermarked wove paper with a sheet marginal pair in bright ultramarine, marginal single in pale blue and a pair with sheet margin and Plate Number "1" at base, fresh and fine group, the colour Proofs unmounted og.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3599 South Australia

    1894/1906: Tannenberg 2½ d. indigo, an unused block of fifteen (3 x 5), corner marginal from upper right of sheet with Plate Number "1" in margin and requisition number '2½d 125962' in red, all punctured 'O.S.', fresh and fine, unmounted og.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 140.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3600 South Australia

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    The 'Long' Stamps / Thin Postage 1902/04: The set of eleven values, wmk. Crown over SA upright, perf. 11½-12½, all on three pieces and pre-cancelled, (6 d. with surface scuff but the £ 1 blue showing damaged "N" in "ONE" flaw), all struck upon receipt from the UPU with "SPECIMEN." handstamps in violet (Samuel NA2) by the Natal Post Office. An attractive and unique set. Cert. BPA (1981).
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 440.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3601 South Australia

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    1902/04: 'Thin Postage', 8 d. ultramarine (16½ mm.), an unused block of four, lower left stamp (Row 2, Stamp 9) showing variety "EIGNT for EIGHT" in Duty Plate, fresh colour and very fine, some protective hinge remnants on large part og. A scarce and most attractive multiple. Cert. Ceremuga (2014) Gi = £ 2'500+.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3602 South Australia

    1902/04: 'Thin Postage', 1 s. brown, an unused vertical pair, marginal from base of sheet, variety: "Imperforate Between Horizontally and Imperforate Between Stamp and Margin", of good colour and appearance but with vertical crease, large part og. Rare Gi = £ 2'750.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3603 South Australia

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 3604 South Australia

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    1902/04: 'Thin Postage', 1 s. brown & red-brown (POSTAGE and Value), wmk. Crown over SA, perf. 11½, a fine used example of this scarce stamp, neatly cancelled by part 'GPO Adelaide' cds in black. Rare. Cert. Ceremuga (2011) Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3605 South Australia

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    1902/04: 'Thin Postage', 3 d. olive-green (20 mm.), wmk. Crown over SA, perf. 12, an unused example, position 38, with variety: "Value Below Australia" with POSTAGE just above the perforations at base, fresh and very fine, large part og. Only one sheet with the error recorded, only 50 stamps on the sheet of 60 could show this error. Rare. Cert. Ceremuga (2015) Gi = £ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 1,250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3606 South Australia

    1904/11: 'Thick Postage' 6 d. blue-green, wmk. Crown over SA, an unused vertical pair, variety "Horizontally Imperforate Between", of slightly dull shade, large part browned og. Extremely rare - there was no example of this variety in the comprehensive 'Besançon' collection Gi = £ 5'000.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3607 South Australia

    1906 (Feb 2): 2 d. bright violet, an unused horizontal strip of six from the top right of sheet with Plate Number "3" in margin and requisition number '2 d. 658568' in black, showing double row of horizontal perfs. diagonally and double rows of vertical perforations. Fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og., an attractive multiple Gi = £ 160+.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3608 South Australia

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    Official 1879 (Aug 19): Perkins Bacon 4 d. deep mauve, perf. 11½-12, a used example, variety "Overprint "O.S." Inverted", of excellent colour and centering for the issue, cancelled by "Quorn" squared circle datestamp in black. A rare stamp. Cert. RPSV (2007) Gi = £ 850.
    Starting bid : 220.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3609 South Australia

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    1876: Official 1 s. brown, wmk. Broad Star, perf. 11½ x 12½, optd. 'O.S.' in black, a fine unused example of good colour, variety "Overprint Inverted", large part og. A very rare stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2018) Gi = £ 750.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3610 South Australia

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    Official 1882 (Feb 20): Surcharged ½ d. on 1 d. green, wmk. Crown over SA, perf. 10, a used example with variety: "Overprint O.S. Inverted", somewhat buckled and with central thin, part og. Listed but unpriced by SG. A rare stamp. Cert. Brandon (2003) Gi = unpriced.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3611 South Australia

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    1891/99: 4 d. slate-violet, perf. 13, optd. 'O.S.' in black, an unused block of four from top of sheet, variety "Overprint Shifted Downwards" leaving just the one strike of the 'O.S.' on each vertical pair, upper pair with horizontal crease not affecting the dramatic appearance, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Cert. Ceremuga (2018).
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3612 South Australia

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    1891 (May): Official 2 s. 6 d. pale violet, perf. 10, an unused example overprinted "O.S." in black, of fresh delicate colour and centering, superb large part og. Rare, with just one sheet of sixty stamps printed. An outstanding example. Signed Herbert Bloch. Cert. BPA (1980) Gi = £ 8'500.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3613 South Australia

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 3614 South Australia

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    1891 (May): Official 5 s. pale rose, perf. 10, an unused example overprinted "O.S." in black, of fresh delicate colour and centering but horizontally creased, fortunately not affecting the fine appearance, superb large part og. Rare, with just one sheet of sixty stamps printed. Cert. RPSL (1980) for the original horizontal pair Gi = £ 9'000.rnrnProvenance: Colonel H. Napier.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3615 South Australia

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    1891 (May): 5 s. pale rose, overprinted "OS" in black, wmk. Crown over SA, perf. 10, a fine used example cancelled by part "Adelaide" cds (probably Sept 15, 1902) in black. A most attractive example of this extremely rare stamp. Signed Tommy Allen. Cert. BPA (1980) Gi = £ 7'500.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3616 South Australia

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 3617 South Australia

    1902: Edward VII, Stamp Duty, the bicoloured set of twelve values from 1 d. to £ 10, all overprinted SPECIMEN. in red. Some slight rubbing to the glossy paper but generally fine, a scarce and unusual set.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 460.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3618 South Australia

    1855/1912: The used collection on leaves with imperforate 1855 1 d., 2 d., 1856 6 d. and 1 s., 1858/69 range rouletted or perf., Postage & Revenue 1886/96 Long Stamps 2 s. 6 d. to 50 s., £ 4 and £ 5 brown to £ 20 claret values with c.t.o. cancellations; Officials with 1874 1 d. green wildly off-centre, 6 d. and 1 s. etc. Condition varies but some useful stamps noted.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3619 South Australia

    1855/1912: The used collection on leaves with 1858 2 d. red and 1860/69 1 d., 2 d., 6 d. and 1 s. yellow, 6 d. blue with 'OS', 1860/79 3 d. on 4 d. sky blue, 9 d. grey and 9 d. claret, 2 s. carmine, 1886/96 Postage & Revenue Long Stamps from 2 s. 6 d. to 15 s., £ 2, £ 5 brown - £ 20 claret with c.t.o. cancels, Thin Postage 10 s. green, Thick Postage £ 1 blue, together with a collection with many values oveprinted SPECIMEN incl. 1886/96 Postage & Revenue Long Stamps set of 14 values optd SPECIMEN complete, superb range of issues both imperf. and perf. (much duplication) overprinted REPRINT etc. Condition varies but generally fair to fine, a good lot.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3620 South Australia

    1886: 'Postage & Revenue', the complete set of fifteen values from 2 s. 6 d. mauve to £ 20 claret (excl. the £ 5 brown issued in 1896), wmk. Crown over SA upright, all in unused horizontal strips of four, overprinted SPECIMEN (Type D15) in black. The £ 1 blue and £ 2 brown with some shaved perforations, the £ 1 also with one stamp with closed tear; however a set of great scarcity, especially so in multiples.
    Starting bid : 850.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3621 South Australia

    1892: Printed form 'Reprints and Specimens / South Australian Postage and Revenue Stamps / With the Date of Issue' featuring South Australia issues arranged by face value with 47 Postage Stamps from 1855 through to 1894 including unissued 1855/59 1 s. violet, most with REPRINT horizontally struck in black, but twelve stamps with SPECIMEN in black. Folded in to quarto and a few age spots etc. but a scarce and most interesting insight into how these stamps were prepared for sale.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3622 South Australia

    1901: Federation Commemorative Set of 19 values, current De La Rue issues with twelve values from ½ d. to 2 s. carmine and 1886/96 'Postage & Revenue' 2 s. 6 d. violet, 5 s. rose-pink, 10 s. green, 15 s. brownish yellow and £ 1 blue, all cancelled by 'Adelaide' (March 10, 1901) c.t.o. datestamps or by double ring 'Adelaide - SA' datestamps, struck for presentation for the commemoration when each Postal Authority sent to each member State a presentation set of stamps currently in use. Rare and fine.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF
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