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Displaying 15 Lots in Category - specimens
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
1913-96 mint collection in two Schaubek hingeless albums including Roos First Wmk to 1/- & Third Wmk £1 grey 'SPECIMEN', Kookaburra M/S (crease), 1930s commemoratives complete except 5/- Bridge, Robes Thick (**) & Thin Papers, Arms, BCOF set, £sd Navigators with White Paper 10/- & £1, 1966-1995 decimals complete including M/Ss and Christmas 1971 block of 25, AAT 1957-96 complete, condition generally fine, 1972 onwards unmounted. (Qty 100s)
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
10/- (well centred, a few minor tonespots), £1 & £2 all with 'Specimen' handstamp, characteristic wayward centring, Cat $1725 (2004). Advertised retail $1975.
C of A - Revenues
Array on Hagners including Patent Office 1966 $2 to $5 * plus $20 ** and 1978 $1 $2 & $10 *; Tax Intalment 1944 10/- & £5 complete stamps *, part stamps inscribed 'TAX INSTALMENT' to £10 plus a ledger page festooned with values to £5 x10, Decimals Without Security Underprint part stamps inscribed 'TAX INSTALMENT' $6 to $20 and ledger page with values to $20 (24, four with security underprint), With Security Underprint complete stamps to $20 unused, part stamps inscribed 'TAX CHECK' to $100 x2 & $200 and inscribed 'TAX INSTALMENT' $100 & $200; also Admission Tickets with tax liability x3, Parcels Stamps to $5 and Australian Capital Territory Stamp Duty to $10. (Qty approx 180)
NEW SOUTH WALES
1888-89 Centennial Wmk '5/-' (Sideways) 20/- bright blue SG 262 with tiny 'Specimen' Overprint, characteristic rough perfs, large-part o.g. Unlisted in Gibbons. Ex Jim Johnstone.
No longer available
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials ½d green SG 229 overprinted 'Specimen' marginal block of 4 from the left of the sheet with virtually complete Plate Number '2', creased in the margin. Rare, perhaps unique with the Plate Number.
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials ½d to 6d SG 229-236 overprinted 'Specimen', variable centring, a few hinge remainders, large-part o.g., Cat £400. (Qty 8)
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials 2d purple overprinted 'Specimen' with Double Overprint, a few short perfs, no gum.
1899-1900 De La Rue Pictorials ½d, 2½d (poorly centred) & 5d (the upper unit in a vertical pair) all with 'Specimen' (No Stop) Overprint. Very scarce varieties. (Qty 3)
1902-04 V/Crown Lithograph Pictorials ½d & 2d x3 (including a pair with reinforced perfs) plus Electrotype 1d all with 'SPECIMEN' Overprint, Cat $600+. (Qty 4)
VICTORIA - Railway Stamps
1917-40 "Wings" Series 16pp Single-Frame Exhibit offered intact including Valentine colour trials without denomination (14) plus 10d in plum (IP&C state only one complete set is recorded), issued set with 'Specimen' h/s in violet, used set including the rare ½d blue, Rouletted values including the rare 11d (unlisted by IPC), watermark varieties, 1934 Security Underprint set mint or used, '10d' on 10d mint & used, Redrawn 1d 2d 3d & 11d mint etc, generally very fine. Also includes a complete address label from a radio station package of music records with 8d & 1/-, and another similar item (badly defective) with fragment of '10d' on 10d that provides strong evidence that this was a 10d plus 10d = 1/8d issue. Ex Martin Walker: sold for $2310 at our auction of 24/2/2001.
BRITISH WEST INDIES
JAMAICA: 1919-21 MCA & 1921-29 Script sets, 1932 Pictorials SG 111-3 (minor faults), KGVI Pictorials basic set of 13 to 10/- (all unmounted) & a perf 'SPECIMEN' set (a couple of minor blemishes), mostly lightly mounted, Cat £625. APS Certificate for the 10/- perf 'SPECIMEN'. (Qty 54)
1883-84 High Values White Paper 10/- pale ultramarine SG 183a (Spec #K14s) with 'SPECIMEN' h/s (Type 9), well centred, disturbed gum from having been sweated-off a ledger page, Cat £400 (2006).