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Displaying 1 - 20 of 239 Lots in Category - Overprinted Stamps
Modest Australia including KGV 5d yellow brown optd 'OS' used & Surcharge multiples, pre-decimal covers & stamps on- and off-piece, and decimals with some mint including $5 Paintings block of 25 optd 'SPECIMEN'. (Qty 100s)
Overprints on Great Britain array with Levant Turkish Currency KEVII 1902 12pi on 2/6d and 24pi on 5/- * & used, 1909 set * & used plus extra 1pi30pa on 4d orange pair *, 1911 4pi on 10d * & used and 24pi on 5/- used, 1921 Seahorses 45pi on 2/6d (3, one is *), 90pi on 5/- (2) & 180pi on 10/- used, British Currency 1905 set mint & used; Morocco Agencies 1898 set * plus 1p & 2p used, 1899 set mint (2pi with Plate #2 tab) & used, KEVII 1903 & 1905 sets *, British Currency 1907 set to 1/- mint & used, 1914 Seahorses 2/6d (4, one is *) and 5/- * & used, 1935 5/- Re-Engraved *, 1949 set **, Spanish Currency 1907 to 5/- *, 1914-26 Seahorses 3p on 2/6d SG 139 * & 142 * & used and 5/- SG 136 *, French Currency with Seahorses including 1924 6f on 5/- * & used and 1935 5/- used; Tangier mint or used to 10/-; lesser selections from Bahrain including KGV 1933 4a used, Kuwait including 1923 12a used, Nauru, Occupation of Italian Colonies, Agencies in Eastern Arabia & Qatar, condition variable. (Qty 100s)
Pacific Islands comprising Papua Lakatois 1901 Wmk Horizontal 1/- * & Wmk Vertical to 1/- *, 1916-31 Bicolours 5/- used, 1917 optd 'ONE PENNY' sets (2, one used), 1932 Pictorials to 10/- *, 1939-41 KGVI Airmail sets (2, one *), British Solomons 1956 Pictorials 5/- to £1 *, later issues to $2 **, Fiji with QV to 1/- including 'VR' Overprints x3, KGVI to 10/- & £1 used plus mint 2d Die I, 5d "Blue Canes" x2 & 6d Die I, QEII 1954 Pictorials * & used, later issues to 10/- or $2 *, also Norfolk Island * or used, mixed condition, Cat £900. (Qty 100s)
Pile of retired exchange sheets approximately 8" (20cm) thick, lots of useful material with British Commonwealth, Australia & Colonies/States etc, noted complete sets, high values & multiples, also postmarks & covers. Inspection recommended. (Qty Qty)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
'OS' Overprints comprising Roos SMult Wmk 6d (unmounted) & CofA Wmk 6d, KGV set of 7, Kingsford Smith pair (with Ceremuga Certificate) & 6d Air, 1/- Lyrebird (unmounted), & Bridge duo, plus imprint blocks of 4 of the KGV set of 7, 1/- Lyrebird x2 (one yellow-green) & Bridge duo, the lower units in the blocks are unmounted. (Qty 59)
Plastic tub with Roos 1d red perf Large 'OS' & Small 'OS' covers, KGV 1d green vertical strip of 3 the central unit with Extra Row of Perforations **, 1½d black-brown with 'TA' of 'POSTAGE' Joined at Top BW #83(2)e * & 1½d red with 'HALEPENCE' & Thin 'RAL' #89(22) i & j *, Kooka M/S with red Exhibition cds, 1931 Kingsford Smith 6d block of 4 with Re-Entry to 'STRALI' and Plane's Wing #144d *, 1946 BCOF *, Territories including AAT 1966 Pictorials *, Papua New Guinea 1963 10/- & £1 optd 'SPECIMEN', etc. (Qty many 100s)
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Specimen Overprints comprising Third Wmk £1 grey Type C (3, two with C1a Deformed 'C' Variant) and Type D, £2 Type B x2 & Type C, CofA Wmk Type D 10/- (11), £1 (4) & £2 (12), variable centring & some toning, Cat $2700+. (Qty 34)
C of A KANGAROOS - CofA Watermark
10/- grey & pink with Type C 'SPECIMEN' Overprint with Shaved 'P' BW #50xd, quite lightly mounted, Cat $750.
FIRST WATERMARK: 10/- (exceptional centring), £1 and £2 (minor wrinkles) with 'Specimen' handstamp Type A, as well centred a set as we have seen, Cat $1725 (£900). Advertised retail $1975 +50% for centring.
THIRD WATERMARK: 10/- grey & deep "aniline" pink Type B BW #48x, unmounted, Cat $600. Advertised retail $750.
THIRD WATERMARK: 10/- grey & pink Type C BW #48xb, a few nibbled perfs and minor diagonal crease at lower-right, Cat $2500. Advertised retail POR. [Only 360 - three sheets, or six panes - were printed, of which 12 were Type C1 and 48 were Type C1a]
THIRD WATERMARK: 10/- grey & pink Type C1 - Shaved 'S' and Hooked 'C' - BW #48xd from the lower-left of the pane with lower and left-hand marginal watermark lines, lightly mounted, Cat $4500. Advertised retail POR. A rare stamp, of which only 12 examples can exist. [Type C1 occurs only once on the forme of 30, at positions 25 & 55 in the pane of 60, being the first unit on the fifth & tenth rows: see the ACSC at pages 2/13-14. This is the first example that we have offered]
THIRD WATERMARK: 10/- grey & pink Type C1a - Hooked 'C' only - BW #48xe from the left of the pane with left-hand marginal watermark line, rough perforations cleaned-out, lightly mounted, Cat $3500. Advertised retail POR. [Type C1a occurs on each unit in the first column of each pane: see the ACSC at pages 2/13-14]
THIRD WATERMARK: 10/- grey & pink Type C with Shaved 'P' BW #48xf, very lightly mounted, Cat $3500. The catalogue numbering of the sub-types is truly perverse. The Hooked 'C' occurs 5 times in each forme of 30 and should be designated Type C(a). The last of these units -  &  - also has the Shaved 'S' and, as a sub-type of Type C(a), should therefore be designated Type C(aa). The Shaved 'P' - which also occurs 5 times in the forme of 30 - should be designated Type C(b). The catalogue listing then needs to be re-ordered to be consistent with this situation. NB: These comments, of course, apply also to the Type C overprints on the Third Watermark £1 grey and £2, the Small Multiple Watermark 10/- and the CofA Watermark 10/-.
THIRD WATERMARK: £1 brown & blue Type B BW #52x, well centred, rough perforations cleaned-out, lightly mounted, Cat $675. Advertised retail $750 +50% for centring.
THIRD WATERMARK: £1 grey Type B BW #53x from the upper-right of the pane with top & right-hand marginal watermark lines, very well centred, rough perforations cleaned-out, unmounted, Cat $6000. Advertised retail POR. Surely one of the finest examples extant. [This is a notoriously difficult stamp to obtain well centred. Vastly superior to the ugly unmounted example that sold for $3910 at a Melbourne auction in August 2011]
THIRD WATERMARK: £1 grey Type C & Type D BW #53xa & xf, the latter with hinge remainder, Cat $325. Advertised retail $325.
THIRD WATERMARK: £1 grey Type C1 - Shaved 'S' and Hooked 'C' - BW #53xc from the lower-left of the pane with lower and left-hand marginal watermark lines, unlisted large coloured flaw at upper-right, very lightly mounted, Cat $1250. Advertised retail POR. [An unmounted example sold for $3450 at our auction of 22/4/2006]
THIRD WATERMARK: £1 grey Type C1a - Hooked 'C' only - BW #53xd, very lightly mounted, Cat $300. Advertised retail $325.
THIRD WATERMARK: £1 grey Type C with Shaved 'P' BW #53xe, well centred, unmounted, Cat $300 (mounted).