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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA






68

V**

A+

c.1932 specimen folder inscribed 'AUSTRALIAN POSTAGE STAMPS' with Kangaroos to 5/- plus perf 'OS' 2/- 5/- & 10/-, Third Wmk 1 grey & 2 and the very scarce Small Multiple Wmk 10/- all with 'SPECIMEN' overprint Type C, Engraved Kooka, KGV to 1/4d including 4d Die II plus some 'OS' perfins & overprints, commemoratives including 5/- Bridge, overprinted 'OS' including Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d etc. All values to 5/- are CTO, and all have full unmounted o.g. Superb! With the original buff manilla envelope. [A similar but c.1938 folder with the standard CofA Type D 'SPECIMEN' set, sold for $2530 at our auction of 10/4/2010] (Qty 65)

2500.00

$2,300.00










69

V**

c.1932 specimen folder another c.1934 folder with a slightly different selection but all the same key stamps, a few are more off-centre & we noted a couple with perf faults. Again, with the original envelope. (Qty 68)

1500.00

$1,200.00



C of A - Kangaroo Issues








70

*

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, 2d, 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)

800.00

$1,900.00



C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark


85

*

10/-, 1 & 2 all with 'Specimen' handstamp, strong colours, a few short perfs & the 2 has been reperforated, Cat $1725. (Qty 3)

600.00

$650.00



C of A KANGAROOS - 2nd Watermark

C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark


109

*

A+ A1

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!

350.00

$260.00




110

**

A C1

10/- grey & deep "aniline" pink with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint (unusually heavily impressed) BW #48Bx, unmounted, Cat $600. Advertised retail $750.

400.00

$320.00




113

*

A A1

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.

700.00

$525.00




114

**

A B1

1 light brown & pale blue with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #52Dx, unmounted, Cat $1500.

1200.00

$900.00




117

#

B B2

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."

300.00

No longer available


118

*/**

A A1

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)

750.00

$725.00




120

*

B C1

2 purple-black & rose with 'SPECIMEN' Type C overprint with Deformed 'C' (Type C1a variant) #BW56xe, disturbed gum, Cat $475.

250.00

$200.00



C of A KANGAROOS - Small Multiple Watermark


130

**

A+ B1

10/- grey & pale pink overprinted 'SPECIMEN' BW #49x, well centred, unmounted, Cat $650. Advertised retail "POR". Superb!

650.00

$480.00




132

**

A+ A1

2 black & carmine overprinted 'SPECIMEN' BW #57x, excellent centring, unmounted, Cat $700. Advertised retail $825 +50% for the centring. A gem!

850.00

$650.00



C of A - Other Pre-Decimals


183

**

A B1

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]

7500.00

$22,000.00



NEW SOUTH WALES


308

#

A

REVENUES: 1866 embossed stamped paper 1/3/8d proof impression on wove paper overprinted 'SPECIMEN' in blue in a seriffed font. This particular value is not listed by Elsmore Online. [** Dave Eslmore has pointed out that he lists only those values that are recorded used **]

200.00

No longer available

QUEENSLAND


333

*

B

1882-95 Large Chalons Thin Paper Wmk '5' 5/- carmine as SG 154 but with Double Printing, 'SPECIMEN' h/s horizontally in blue, a few small tonespots, large-part o.g. Double Prints are unrecorded in the literature. Ex Bernie Manning. RPSofV Certificate (2010) states "showing partial kiss print".

300.00

$240.00




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