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Displaying 17 Lots in Category - specimens
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Consignment remainders mint & used array on leaves including First Wmk 2/- & 5/- * plus 2/- CTO, Third Wmk 2/- & 5/- (well centred) & £1 grey optd 'SPECIMEN' Type 'D' **, SMult Wmk 5/- * (Large Break on Roo's Snout), CofA 5/- (2, one with toned gum) *, 10/- very lightly used & £1 used plus optd 'SPECIMEN' trio, some toning & blemishes, Cat $3500+. (Qty 88)
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
Array on leaves & Hagners including NSW 20/- Carrington optd 'Specimen' & 1897 5/- Coin *, South Australia P&R 10/- & £1 fiscally used (very scarce), Victoria 1867 5/- blue & yellow used, also Queensland & few mint Western Australia. (Qty 100s)
NEW SOUTH WALES
POSTAGE DUES: Selection on display pages with ½d to 8d various perfs but complete with watermark upright & inverted all used plus 5/- 10/- x2 & 20/- x2 all CTO, 1d to 20/- faded set with 'Specimen' opt, ½d to 20/- with 'SPECIMEN' opt (all unmounted & rare thus), etc, condition variable. Ex David Watson (UK). (Qty 43)
POSTAGE DUES: Display pages with Blue & Clarets two mint sets some with Watermark Inverted plus to 2/- with 'Specimen' h/s, 1895-96 mint & used sets, 1900-04 1/- to 5/- mint, etc, a few multiples & a few are CTO, condition a bit variable but generally fine to very fine. (Qty 130+)
'SPECIMEN.' h/s on CC 1/- yellow-green (corner faults) & CA 6d lilac, Cat £300; and 'ULTRAMAR' h/s in blue on W[crown]A 2d yellow; large-part o.g. (Qty 3)
WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal History
1903-12 KEVII Issues comprising the three sets mint, 'SPECIMEN' Overprints on the 1903 set plus 1906-12 1d 6d 1/- 5/- & £1, some hinge remainders but all Pound values are very lightly mounted, a few values noted as being unmounted, Cat £1000+ plus the "stray" Specimens. (Qty 37)
1903-12 KEVII Issues 1903 CA ½d, 2½d & 1/- overprinted 'SPECIMEN' all with the scarce Broken 'M' in 'SPECIMEN' [Pos 41]. Very scarce. (Qty 3)
1903-12 KEVII Issues 1903 CA ½d to 5/- (ex 6d) overprinted 'SPECIMEN' & all additionally with 'ULTRAMAR' h/s in violet, a couple of small faults & no gum. [For distribution from Lisbon to the Portuguese Colonies] (Qty 9)
1912-23 MCA ¼d to £1 SG 125-137 overprinted 'SPECIMEN', full unmounted o.g., Cat £425 (mounted). Superb! (Qty 13)
1937-55 KGVI Issues on annotated pages including Coronation set perf 'SPECIMEN' & with 'SPECIMEN' h/s in red (no gum; Ex Basutoland Post Office), Pictorials to £1 with most listed dies & perfs (most including the 10/- & £1 **) plus 1½d SG 252a part-sheet of 52 (Cat £200+), used set but the 10/- & £1 with bogus cancels, Victory pair perf 'SPECIMEN' (**) & 2½d Printed Double (One Albino) SG 268 (very lightly mounted) etc, also some blocks & sheet-number items, generally very fine with many being unmounted, Cat £950+. (Qty 270+)
1938-55 KGVI Pictorials ½d to 5/- SG 249-266 perf 'SPECIMEN', lightly mounted, unusually fine for this issue & lightly mounted, Cat £550. A similarly fine set sold for $920 at our auction of 5/12/2009. (Qty 18)
REVENUES: c.1948 Government Savings Bank Savings Stamp 6d scarlet perforated plate proof on ungummed Script paper with 'SPECIMEN' perfin, 'BW ARCHIVES' handstamp on the reverse. Unissued. Ex Bradbury Wilkinson Archives and stated to be unique!
1840-1960 collection with used 1840 1d black & 2d blue both with complete margins (2d with thinning), 6d Embossed cut-square, Surface Printed including 1867-80 9d & 10d, 1883-84 10/- plus Imperial Crowns £1 handstamped 'SPECIMEN' (some staining, Cat £2400), Jubilees to 10d mint plus £1 used (creasing), KEVII to 1/- mint plus 10/- (steel cds) & £1 used, KGV 1913-1919 Seahorses to 10/-, PUC £1 (parcel cancel), KGVI Festival high values *, QEII Waterlow Castles (£1 **), condition variable. High catalogue value. (Qty 350 approx)
1912 KGV 3d violet SG 375 block of 4 overprinted 'SPECIMEN' Type 26 SG Spec #N22v, bright shade, Cat £800+. Scarce multiple.
1862-1980 collection in Lighthouse hingeless album including QV No Wmk to 96c, Crown CC 96c (2), range of 1885-91 Surcharges, 1923 Postage Dues optd 'SPECIMEN', KGVI Definitives to $5 (both) & $10 (both) *, QEII 1954-62 to $10 **, also Japanese Occupation 1945 trio used & 1922-27 'CHINA' overprints *, condition variable, Cat well over £3000. (Qty 100s)
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Issued Stamps
Stockbook with issues from 1952 to 1980s apparently complete including 'SPECIMEN' Overprints (**) & Postal Charges (ex SG D1), the earlier issues mostly lightly mounted, the later issues mostly unmounted. (Qty 100s)