353 354 353 ** *. 1905-11 (SG.253c) 3d brown, perforated 12½ x 11 vertical marginal pair, both units also displaying the double vertical row of different perf gauges at right. Upper unit Mint; lower unit MUH. Cat.£850+.����������������� $600–800 354 ** *. 1905-11 (SG.254b) 6d carmine-lake, block of (4) perforated in a compound of 12½ x 11, MLH/MUH but with a natural paper bend affecting 3 units. Cat.£1800. This denomination is scarce in multiples, particularly so with compound perforations.�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $500–750 355 PS. ILLUSTRATED LETTER CARDS: 1900, 2d Violet on light blue, almost complete set comprising “Entrance Island, Macquarie Harbour” , “Cataract Gorge, Launceston” , “Lake Hartz” , “Launceston” and “River Derwent, New Norfolk”; fresh Unused and most attractive. (5 items).������������������������������������������������������������������ $300–400 356 356 C. 1853 Courier 4d Bright Bright Orange, Plate 1 Early State (pos 8), on folded entire to London with contents, tied by barred numeral “59” with “Launceston 21 NO 1853” cds & crown “15 FE 15/1854” arrival b/s. Adhesive cut square with near 4 margins (just touched at top). The letter is addressed to the firm of H. & A.S. Pigeon, distillers in Borough High Street, London. The correspondent, while reporting on his bank draft and sales observes that “Spirits in general have experienced a decline and have been sold at reduced prices.... ”������������������������������������������������������ $2,000–2,500 357 P C. Collection of postcards with predominantly Tasmanian scenes (incl. Tasmanian shipping), mainly used & with a range of country postmarks incl. UPPER HUON, BICHENO, BLACK BRUSH, FARRELL SIDING, WATTLE GROVE, WATTLE HILL & MOUNT HICKS LWR. Noted some underpaid with postage due markings and stamps. (24 items).��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $350–400 54