368. Auction

26-30 March 2019 in Wiesbaden

Lot no.851

Condition

Catalogue no.2

Opening500 €
Sold for800 €
1853, 1 d. blue, early print, large margins and lightly cancelled, a beautiful stamp in very fine condition, certificate RPS (1943)
Lot no.852

Condition

Catalogue no.3

Opening300 €
Sold for600 €
Worn impression 1 d. pale blue, good to large margins, lightly cancelled, very fine, sign. Köhler
Lot no.853

Condition

Catalogue no.3

Opening800 €
Sold for1.500 €
1 d. pale blue in horizontal pair, large margins, nicely cancelled "60" LAUNCESTON, very fine and scarce, sign. Pfenninger
Lot no.854

Condition

Catalogue no.5

Opening200 €
Sold for280 €
4 d. bright red-orange, nice colour and good to large margins, cancelled "60", very fine
Lot no.855

Condition

Catalogue no.7

Opening150 €
Sold for200 €
1853, 4 d. red-orange, plate I, second state, fresh colour and large margins, lightly cancelled "59" LAUNCESTON, very fine
Lot no.856

Condition

Catalogue no.10

Opening1.000 €
Sold for900 €
4 d. orange, plate 2, showing behind Queen's head small triangular 'Prisoner's' punch hole, fresh colour and large margins, tied by numeral "18" to small piece with adjacent boxed "CAMP TOWN 18 May. 55", very fine. The 'prisoner's' punch hole is believed to be a form of control used by a settler at Campbell town on letters addressed to government officials or solicitors; 3 covers and this piece are recorded
Lot no.857

Condition

6

Catalogue no.18

Opening120 €
Sold for160 €
1855, 4 d. blue, slightly touched at bottom, otherwise good to large margins, tied by numeral "60" LAUNCESTON with 2 different "PRE-PAID" marks to Hobard, very fine
Lot no.858

Condition

2 4

Catalogue no.

Opening600 €
Sold forUnsold
Unissued 6 d. dull lilac, block of 4 from the only recorded creased proof sheet, ungummed, slightly touched at left, otherwise good to large margins; a scarce multiple, certificate RPS (1965) (SG £ 3.000,-)
Lot no.859

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening1.000 €
Sold forUnsold
1856, 4 page letter of April 21 from postmaster general F.C. Smith to the colonial agent Edward Barnard with receiving mark of July 30, 1856. The postmaster general asked for quality postage stamp paper, sending as samples 3 strips taken from the margins of existing postage stamp sheets. A highly interesting and unique document
Lot no.860

Condition

Catalogue no.24

Opening900 €
Sold for1.100 €
1856/57, 1 d. deep red-brown on pelure paper, horizontal pair, the right stamp showing large part of papermaker's watermark, good colour, ample to large margins, neatly cancelled by no. "64" HOBART, fine and rare, certificates RPS (1973) and Brandon (2003)
Lot no.861

Condition

6

Catalogue no.40

Opening250 €
Sold for360 €
1858, 6 d. dull lilac, slightly cut into at top and slightly touched at left, tied by clear "52" to small envelope to Secundrabad, India, showing on front clear arrival mark and boxed "BOMBAY Bearing 2 Annas", very fine
Lot no.862

Condition

6

Catalogue no.127, 129

Opening750 €
Sold forUnsold
1870/71, 1 d. rose-red with additional horizontal perforation above "ONE PENNY" and 2 d. yellow-green (scissors' cut at top and applied damaged at lower right) tied (most likely upon arrival) by Melbourne numeral "1" to small envelope to Carlton with transit and arrival marks of December 20, 1870 on reverse; an interesting cover and the earliest recorded use of the 'Sideface' issue on cover