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Displaying 1 - 20 of 71 Lots in Category - Overprinted Stamps
Weird stamps lot including Australia Rugby booklets St George $1 (2), Rockdale 80c (2) & Parramatta 80c (2), range of booklets & M/Ss with APTA overprints for various shows, Australia 99 M/Ss on FDCs, Tonga 'SPECIMEN' issues, unmounted West German range including better sets, Hong Kong 1975 Festivals M/S x6 **, Indo-China Postage Dues range, etc. Excellent e-bay potential.
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Album collection with mint and used Roos to £1 including First Wmk 4d, 5d & 1/- mint, used with Second Wmk 2/- & CofA Wmk £1, KGV Heads with CofA Wmk 1/4d mint, 1920-30s commemoratives including Kooka M/S mint, good range of 'OS' Overprints including Kingsford Smith pair CTO (2 sets) & 1/- Lyrebird mint (2), BCOF to 5/- (both papers). (Qty few hundred)
c.1940 Presentation Set in the original brown/grey folder (& with the original? envelope) with Roos to 5/- + CofA 'SPECIMEN' set, KGV to 1/4d including 4½d Die II, Commemoratives including 5/- Bridge, KGVI to 5/- + 10/-'SPECIMEN', a few 'OS' Overprints including Kingsford Smith pair etc, all values to 5/- are CTO, all that we checked have full unmounted o.g. Such folders in as-released condition are very scarce. (Qty 67)
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Type D 'SPECIMEN' Overprints comprising Third Wmk £1 grey plus CofA 10/-, £1 (2) & £2, Cat $410. (Qty 5)
C of A KANGAROOS - Small Multiple Watermark
10/- Type C (off-centre) & £2 Type D (well centred) overprinted 'SPECIMEN', Cat $875.
£2 grey rose-crimson overprinted 'SPECIMEN' Type D BW #57x, superb centring, tiny & trivial gum bend upper-left corner, Cat $500.
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1931 Kingsford Smith Optd 'OS' 3d "Plane dropping Mailbag" BW #142(OS)d, CTO, Cat $600 (2001).
1938-49 Robes Thick Paper £1 dull blue overprinted 'SPECIMEN' BW #216x, unmounted, Cat $900. BPA Certificate (2001).
C of A - Flight Covers - Commercial
C of A - Military - World War I
C of A - Postal Stationery
Letter Cards: 1917 Overprinted Reply Cards Outer Portion Perf 12½ L13 "HOBART FROM THE BAY" in bronze-green; and Inner Portion Perf 12½ L14 "PHANTOM FALLS"; unused. (Qty 2)
No longer available
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
An eclectic lot with NSW Imperf 1d Laureates (12), range perf 'OS/NSW' to 5/- Coin (2); selection of Victorian Railway stamps used; page of Tatts pieces with 2-line 'REGISTERED/...' handstamps; and a Hagner of early Western Australian postmarks. (Qty 180 approx)
NEW SOUTH WALES
1885-86 'POSTAGE' Overprints in Black on 5/- (no gum), 10/- & £1 (striking Double Overprint) all overprinted 'SPECIMEN' with serifs, some minor tonespots, large-part o.g. (Qty 3)
1885-86 'POSTAGE' Overprints in Black on £1 lilac & claret Perf 12 SG 240a, brilliant colours, a few characteristic rough perfs at the base, large-part o.g., Cat £3750. A rarity. [Far superior to William Frazer's example - poorly centred & tonespots - that sold for £1762 at auction in 2003]
NEW SOUTH WALES - Official Stamps
Overprinted 'OS': 'OS' in Black 1d to 20/- (no 5/- Map); reprints with 'OS' in Red on 3d 5d & 8d; reprints with Seriffed 'OS' 'POSTAGE' 5/- 10/- & £1; a few small faults, mostly with large-part o.g., all CTO with 'NSW'-in-concentric-ovals. (Qty 18)
Overprinted 'OS': Selection on Hagners mostly basic but includes ½d grey mint block of 12, 7½d on 6d mint, Perf 13x10 3d SG O5c used, Perf 10x13 SG O33a (2) etc, condition variable.
Overprinted 'OS': 1880-88 5/- Coin deep purple Perf 10 SG O14, well centred, characteristic rough perfs, virtually full o.g., Cat £500. Ceremuga Certificate (2000).
Overprinted 'OS': 1887-90 Overprinted 'POSTAGE' in Blue 10/- mauve & claret Perf 12 SG O37, Sydney duplex, Cat £1000.
Overprinted 'OS': 1888-90 Wmk '5/-' 5/- Map overprinted 'O S' in Red SG O47, a few small red marks on the surface, Sydney duplex, Cat £500. Rare.
1880 Surcharge 'Half-penny' on 1d Die II SG 151a, characteristic perfs, pencil notations to reverse, large part o.g., Cat £600.