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Displaying 1 - 20 of 47 Lots in Category - specimens
British Commonwealth including British Antarctic Territory 1963 Pictorials to £1 black and light blue *; Cayman Islands KEVII Sidefaces 1902 Wmk Crown CA 1/- orange optd 'SPECIMEN' *, 1907 Wmk Mult Crown CA 1/- violet and green & 5/- salmon and green optd 'SPECIMEN' #15-16s *, 1908 KGV Sidefaces *, 1935 KGV Pictorials *, 1938 KGVI Pictorials *, 1950 KGVI Pictorials *, 1953 QEII Pictorials *, 1962 QEII Pictorials *; Falkland Islands 1954 QEII Pictorials *; North Borneo 1945 Pictorials optd 'BMA' to $1 *, 1954 Pictorials (ex 10c) *, 1961 Pictorials **, Sabah 1964 Overprints *, plus QEII Omnibus issues including 1953 Coronation (63) & 1965-67 Churchill (132), Cat £1500+.
Hagner albums with mostly unmounted array of Australian Territories including AAT 1959 & 1966 Pictorials in blocks of 4, fragmentary Christmas, Cocos & Norfolk Island collections to mid-1980s; Great Britain including KGVI Arms (Cat £400), Festival high values and QEII Waterlow Castles; New Zealand KEVII ½d proof pair in black, Centennial set optd 'Official'; also a little USA & Germany, etc, condition mostly fine. (Qty 100s)
Mostly British Commonwealth including Australia Third Wmk 6d brown with Broken Leg *, Robes Thick Paper to £1 (hinge remainder) *, Hong Kong 1892 3c Postal Card to Germany and 1900 4c on 3c Postal Card optd 'SPECIMEN', Malta 1899 Crown CA 4½d & 5d and Crown CC 2/6d & 10/- *, Penryhn 1903 3d 6d 1/- bright red (2) & 1/- orange-red used and 1911-16 6d & 1/- mint, condition variable. (Qty 32 stamps + 3 cards)
THEMATICS & TOPICALS
SCIENCE: North Korea 1984 Marie Curie 10ch preliminary artwork in watercolour on thick paper (117x170mm) from the printers' archives with official markings in Korean on reverse, also a corner pair of the issued stamps overprinted 'SPECIMEN' in blue **. (Qty 2 items)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Selection including Engraved Kooka x2 (mint, one **), Hermes 1/6d No Watermark **, 1937 3d White Wattles, Die IA & 1/- Lyrebird x2 **, 5/- & 10/- Thick Paper Ash Imprint blocks of 4 BW #212z & #214z **, Navigators Cream Paper £1 Bass **, decimal Navigators $1 Flinders Perf 14¾ Plate '3' gutter block of 4 from top of the sheet **, 75c to $4 optd 'SPECIMEN' ($1 with 15mm opt BW #463xa), plus AAT, Cocos & Norfolk Island. (Qty 100+)
Selection with 1937 NSW Anniversary 2d Roller Shift in an interpanneau block of 8 */**, Robes Thin Paper set **, Perf 15x14 4d Koala with Strong Offset BW #198c *, specimen folder with Decimal Navigators optd 'SPECIMEN *, 1976 Anniversary of Statehood 18c Stone Omitted ** (Cat $750), 1986 America' Cup 36c Grey Omitted BW 1173c ** (Cat $300), 1990 150th Anniversary of Colonial Stamps M/S with a spectacular Large Blob across the two left-hand units probably caused by foreign matter on the plate, plus two other items, generally fine. (Qty 9 items)
Array on Hagners with Roos ½d Roo coil strip of 12 (but looks dubious!), CofA trio optd 'SPECIMEN' type D *, used First Wmk perf Large 'OS' 2/- & 5/- (2, both with faults) and perf Small 'OS' 2½d 4d & 5d, Second Wmk perf 'OS' 5/- (2), KGV Heads multiples including No Watermark 1d irregular block of 39 (perf separations) **, Kooka M/S *, 5/- Bridge well-centred CTO, 9d Macarthur imprint block of 8 (6 units **), SA Centenary set imprint blocks of 4 **, KGVI imprint blocks including Perf 13½x14 3d Die II **, mixed condition. Heaps to view! (Qty 100s)
Pre-WWII album with the contents of a c.1930 Specimen pack including Kangaroos First Wmk to 1/- plus Third Wmk 'SPECIMEN' Opts Type B £1 brown & blue and £2 and Type C 10/- with Damaged 'C' (very scarce, Cat $3500) & £1 grey, KGV to 1/4d & a few Commems all CTO, crudely hinged causing some to be stuck &/or damaged but we have been able to liberate the 3 key 'SPECIMEN' stamps - which are all very fine - so a little TLC will go a long way. (Qty 43 + scraps)
SPECIMEN FOLDERS: 1963 black/green folder (C.11841/63) with pre-decimal Navigators 7/6d to £2 optd 'SPECIMEN' **, plus AAT & Cocos Islands; and 1963 black/grey folder (C.11842/63) with Papua & New Guinea 10/- & £1 optd 'SPECIMEN' plus Christmas Island, Nauru, and Norfolk Island. (Qty 2 folders)
SPECIMEN FOLDERS: pre-decimal folder with values to 5/- CTO plus 1948 Arms 10/- to £2 optd 'SPECIMEN'; also Decimal folders (2) with values to 50c plus Navigators 75c to $4 optd 'SPECIMEN'.
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Hagner array including First Wmk 2/- brown perf Small ‘OS’, */**, Third Wmk 6d (Die II) ** and 5/- used perf Small ‘OS’, SMult Wmk 9d * plus 6d chestnut perf Small ‘OS’ **, CofA Wmk 6d chestnut Ash Imprint block of 4 (lightly mounted in centre margin only) *, 6d brown optd ‘OS’ (**), and 10/- x2 used plus 10/- to £2 optd ‘SPECIMEN’ Type D sets x4, condition variable. (Qty 40)
C of A KANGAROOS - 2nd Watermark
9d violet BW #25A corner example from the upper-right of the left-hand pane, well centred, the gum a little aged, unmounted, Cat $1250.
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
10/- grey & deep "aniline" pink with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #48Bx, brilliant shade, excellent centring, very lightly mounted, Cat $350. Advertised retail $350 +50% for being well centred = $525. A gem!
C of A - Decimal Issues
Accumulation with 18c Wildflower Black Omitted, Navigators optd 'SPECIMEN' & Perf 14¾ $1, photogravure coil starter strip of 4 in black, 1970 Royal Visit stamp pack with Japanese Insert, 2005 Treasures from the Archives $5 Carrington sheet of 10, 2006 Commonwealth Games Collection (face value $67), 2007 Architecture imperforate sheet of twelve M/Ss, plus 1960s-80s blocks of 4 to $10, M/Ss & sheetlets and International Post to $20; also AAT 1979 2c Ships pair Grossly Misperforated, AAT 1966 Pictorials & Cocos 1969 Pictorials in PO packs with Japanese Inserts; significant face value with careful viewing mandatory. (Qty 100s)
C of A - Booklets
1927-1966 including 1927 2/- Canberra, 1930-34 2/- green on pale green cover (2, one original text), 1938-41 2/-, 1949 2/6d, 1951-53 KGVI 3/6d orange and deep blue cover (3, two original text), 1957-59 QEII 4/- (4d claret) BW #B60B x2, 1960-62 5/- (5d blue) x3 one with wax interleaving, 1962-64 5/- (5d blue) x4, 1964 65 5/- (5d green) x2 one with wax interleaving), 1965-66 5/- (5d red) x2, toning concerns, Cat $3100+. (Qty 21)
C of A - Postal Stationery
AEROGRAMMES: Pre-decimals unused group including 1944 7d on Yellow Paper (vertical fold), 'TEN PENCE' on 7d & 10d Constellation both with 'SPECIMEN' opt in red, etc, also 1968 Defence Forces 5c and a dozen different cancelled on First Day of Issue including 1956 Olympics, fine to very fine. (Qty 28)
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
NEW SOUTH WALES
Centennial 5/- Map optd 'Specimen', 20/- Carrington Perf 12x11 * and Perf 12 used plus optd 'Specimen' (2, one toned), Crown/A 6d deep orange corner block of 4 with partial sheet inscriptions (tonespots) **, 6d orange-buff corner block with '1888' Monogram **, optd 'OS' 1d sheet of 120 with inscriptions & monograms (a few faults), also optd 'OS' 7½d & 12½d Surcharges * and Victoria £1 Stamp Duty CTO. (Qty 10 items)
POSTAGE DUES: 1891-92 ½d to 20/- overprinted 'SPECIMEN', some faults, Cat £200. (Qty 10)
SPECIMENS: Selection overprinted 'SPECIMEN' or 'Specimen' including Diadems 5d 6d 8d & 1/- with diagonal overprint, 5/- Map optd 'OS' (2), Long Type 10/-, Perf 12 5/- Coin optd 'OS' SG O17 with tiny 'Specimen' h/s CTO, 1891 Surcharges optd 'OS', plus others to 1/-, condition generally fine & most with large-part o.g. (Qty 27)