I collect Tasmanian pictorial issues as well, but for their postmarks. Some postmarks are a lot rarer than others and are assigned an R rating, the more Rs the higher the value as the smaller the number of known copies.
I don't have a very extensive collection as some are pretty hard to find (and expensive) for obvious reason.
Here are some of the better ones:
Although, since I 'found' Stonor it was downgraded to just an (R) instead of the RR...ain't that the way!
This is the 1d Mt Wellington. SG 250d with the compound perfs 11x12x11x11 mint no gum also with inverted watermark.
These comp perf came about due to the fact that sheets were sent to Tassie from Melbourne with incomplete perforations along the outside edge of the pane or sheet. The perfs were completed in Tassie using a line perforator at 12 (exact guage is 11.8) and can only occur on one side of a stamp.
Thats a good site Perfs. The right side of that stamp definately looks odd. Try checking it with a normal perf guage. Can you also do a 600dpi scan with a black border. It should show how odd the perfs actually are.
My main collecting interest is the Fire Service (stamps, First Day Covers, postcards and slogans). I also collect Birds, Lighthouses, Civil War, Frogs, Rugby and Mills. My country collections are South Africa, Australia and Rhodesia. It never stops adding on. I would consider myself more of a topical collector.
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