Friday, November 30, 2012

Queensland First Sideface Plate Proofs - 4d.

Here are some examples of the 1st sideface 4d. plate proof. For general information on the 1st sideface plate proofs see here

These are known as follows:
  • imperforate on thin card in a bright orange-yellow colour, prepared around February 1879
  • Imperforate on crown over Q type II paper in a dull yellow colour, prepared around January 1880
  • Perforated on Crown over gummed Q Type II paper, defaced with blue crayon or black ink

4d orange-yellow imperforate plate proof block of 12 (4x3) on thin card from lower-right of the sheet. Ex Capman, Colonel Evans and Manning

4d orange-yellow imperforate plate proof block of 4 on thin card. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 142. Ex Griffith


4d orange-yellow imperforate plate proof on thin card. Ex Griffith


4d Imperforate plate proof pair in orange-yellow on thick wove paper. Ex Sir Gawaine Baillie. Seen on Millennium Philatelic Auctions no 1 lot no 644


4d Imperforate plate proof pair in orange-yellow on thin card. Seen in a private collection


4d Imperforate plate proof pair in orange-yellow on thin card. Seen in a private collection


4d Imperforate plate proof pair in orange-yellow on thin card. Seen in a private collection


4d imperforate plate proof pair in yellow-orange on thin card. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 139 lot no 320


4d imperforate plate proof pair in yellow-orange on thin card. In my collection


Imperforate plate proofs on thin card comprising 4d in 
orange-yellow and on ungummed watermarked paper in orange-yellow. Seen on the Internet


Plate Proofs imperforate 4d orange-yellow from base of the sheet, blue-pencil notation in sheet margin on gummed watermarked paper. Seen at Phoenix Auctions no 17 and now in a private collection


4d Imperforate plate proof. Ex Butler



4d 
orange-yellow SG 141 block of 4. Courtesy of Dave Elsmore. However, this could be a fiscal usage


4d bright orange-yellow on watermarked, gummed paper defaced with blue crayon. Courtesy Dave Elsmore


4d bright orange-yellow on watermarked, gummed paper defaced with blue crayon

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