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Displaying 1 - 20 of 71 Lots in Category - Overprinted Stamps
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Selection on Hagners with First Wmk 4d, 5d x3, 9d with Break in Left Frameline, 'Specimen' h/s 10/- x2 £1 & £2; Second Wmk 2d, 2½d, 9d, 1/- x2 & 2/-; Third Wmk 1/- with Watermark Sideways, 2/- brown, 2/- maroon and 5/-; SMult Wmk to 2/- x3, 5/-, & 10/- optd 'SPECIMEN'; CofA 5/- plus optd 'SPECIMEN' 10/- x4 & £2; very mixed condition but priced accordingly. (Qty 87)
C of A KANGAROOS - 2nd Watermark
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
10/- grey & deep "aniline" pink with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #48Bx, excellent centring, with the faintest evidence of having been mounted, Cat $350. Advertised retail $350 +50% for the centring. Superb!
10/- grey & deep "aniline" pink with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint (unusually heavily impressed) BW #48Bx, unmounted, Cat $600. Advertised retail $750.
£1 light brown & pale blue with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #52Dx, very well centred, very lightly mounted, Cat $675. Advertised retail $750 + 50% for the centring.
£1 light brown & pale blue with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #52Dx, unmounted, Cat $1500.
£1 grey overprinted 'SPECIMEN' Type C1 variant (Shaved 'S' and Damaged 'C') BW #53xc, some short perfs & no gum, Cat $1250 as mounted mint. Ceremuga Certificate (2010) states only 184 examples can exist & "...late state showing strong damage to left side of 'S'...overprint postion 25."
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£1 grey & £2 purple-black & rose both with 'SPECIMEN' Type C overprint, the £2 with Deformed 'C' (the so-called Type C1a variant) #BW53xa & 56xe, excellent centring, the £1 very lightly mounted & the £2 is unmounted. Advertised retail $1125 +50% for the centring. (Qty 2)
£2 purple-black & rose with 'SPECIMEN' Type C overprint with Deformed 'C' (Type C1a variant) #BW56xe, disturbed gum, Cat $475.
C of A KANGAROOS - Small Multiple Watermark
10/- grey & pale pink overprinted 'SPECIMEN' BW #49x, well centred, unmounted, Cat $650. Advertised retail "POR". Superb!
£2 black & carmine overprinted 'SPECIMEN' BW #57x, excellent centring, unmounted, Cat $700. Advertised retail $825 +50% for the centring. A gem!
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1931 Kingsford Smith 2d red & 3d blue both overprinted 'OS', well centred, unmounted, Cat $800. Ceremuga Certificate (2001) states "Mint with never hinged original gum, without any faults". (Qty 2)
1941 Surcharges '2½d' on 2d scarlet with Medallion Flaw BW #222d [R2/5] in a marginal block of 24 (8x3), unusually well centred, unmounted, Cat $300+.
1948-56 Arms 10/- violet, £1 blue & £2 overprinted 'SPECIMEN' blocks of 4, unmounted. A wonderful discovery! [The ACSC states "Multiples were never distributed". However, it records one 10/- block of 4 (with imprint!), one £1 corner block of 4, but no multiples of the £2]
C of A - Booklets
2005 "Specials" all-different selection comprising various issues overprinted for APTA or SCDAA shows, others for exhibitions, Rotary Tsunami Appeal & Masonic "Gathering of the Clans" (2 different), Pfeffer Cat $532. (Qty 15)
C of A - Flight Covers
1920 (July 30) Melbourne-Traralgon flight cover AAMC #47 with a superb example of the violet/yellow 'HERALD/AERIAL/DELIVERY' label tied to the face by 'HERALD & WEEKLY TIMES' "clock" cds and WA ½d (fault) & 'ONE PENNY' on 2d cancelled on arrival with 'TRARALGON/VIC' cds, Cat $1200. Most examples seen have faults such as vertical folds, toning etc. In addition, most are overfranked, this being one of the few we have seen paid at the correct rate of 1½d. [A similar cover sold for $1725 at our auction of 22/4/2006]
C of A - Postal Stationery
ENVELOPES - PTPO: 1947 1½d green & Four Bars on 2½d red Menuz #67 window envelope - the window measures 118x35mm - for Warburton Franki (Melb) Ltd, the Overprint Slightly Misplaced away from the Original Value Tablets (and the only such variety we have seen), Melbourne machine cancel of 13AUG/1947, opened-out & a couple of minor blemishes, Cat $US1100. [Sinfield states that the Post Office made an error in applying the 2½d embossing and corrected it in this manner to the requisitioned denomination. John Sinfield's example - with minor blemishes - sold for $1380 at our auction of 20/11/2004. Steve Schumann's example - with a vertical fold - sold for $1955 at our auction of ]22/4/2006