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Robson Lowe (Basle): "Specimen Stamps Part 1: British Empire" & "...Part 2: Europe & Overseas" (both 27/10/1976), both with p/r. (Qty 2)
Diverse range of world pictorials, thematics & cinderellas including quality stockbook with mint Bhutan 3-D M/S, Japan 1948 Red Cross M/S (2), Seychelles 1943-49 KGVI six values perf 'SPECIMEN', thematics including 'War' collection with Belgium 1957 General Patton maximum cards, PPCs (19) depicting WWI bomb damage in Ypres, Japan PPCs, USA 'The Spirit of 42' labels in pairs, also 1990s new Russian Republics opts on obsolete Russian issues in complete sheets etc. Fascinating viewing. (Qty many 100s)
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Specimen group comprising First Wmk handstamps set (a bit down on condition), Third Wmk Type C £1 grey & £2 and Type D £1 grey, and CofA Type D set, several may be unmounted. (Qty 9)
Mint selection including 1d 'JBC' Monogram pair, Third Wmk 1/- 'HI' Joined in pair, 5/- (toned) & £1 grey Type C 'SPECIMEN' (2), SMult Wmk 6d perf 'OS' corner block of 4, CofA 2/- varieties in blocks etc, condition variable. (Qty 75)
Oddments on Hagners including mint Second Wmk 1/- (gum disturbance & some toning), Third Wmk 2½d** superbly centred with part imprint, CofA £1 overprinted 'SPECIMEN', optd NWPI to 9d including 'One Penny' on 1/- & scrappy used range including a few perf 'OS' issues.
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
10/- to £2 each with 'Specimen' handstamp, lightly mounted, Cat $1725. (Qty 3)
£1 brown & blue with 'Specimen' handstamp BW #51x, slightly rounded corner at lower-left, unmounted, Cat $2250.
£2 black & rose with 'Specimen' handstamp, corner example from the lower-right of the left-hand pane, a couple of slightly short perfs otherwise a very fine stamp, lightly mounted o.g., Cat $525+. Ex Arthur Gray. Ceremuga Certificate (2005). A stunning piece.
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
10/- grey & deep "aniline" pink with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #48x, well centred, unmounted, Cat $600. A gem!
£1 light brown & pale blue (BW #52D) overprinted 'SPECIMEN' Type B BW #52x, unmounted, Cat $1500.
£1 grey with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #53x with Frame Break Below First 'A' of 'AUSTRALIA' BW #53d (Advanced State, with a further Break at Upper-Left), better centred than most examples, the gum a little aged, lightly mounted, Cat $3750+.
£1 grey with Type C1a variant (Hooked 'C') 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #53xd, lightly mounted; another with Shaved 'P' BW #53xe, very lightly mounted; Cat $600. (Qty 2)
£2 black & rose with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #56x, some characteristic rough perfs, very lightly mounted, Cat $275.
£2 purple-black & rose with Type C 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #56xb, exceptional centring, very lightly mounted, Cat $275.
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£2 purple-black & rose with Type C 'SPECIMEN' Overprint with Shaved 'P' BW #56xf, well centred, Cat $475
C of A KANGAROOS - Small Multiple Watermark
10/- grey & pink with Type C1a variant (Hooked 'C') 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #49xb, very lightly mounted, Cat $650.
£2 black & rose overprinted 'SPECIMEN', very lightly mounted, Cat $500.
£2 black & rose with Type D 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #57x, well centred, very lightly mounted, Cat $500.