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Displaying 1 - 20 of 110 Lots in Category - Overprinted Stamps
British Pacific including Papua 1939-41 Airs; PNG 1952 Pictorials; Pitcairn 1940 Pictorials, 1948 Wedding, 1957 Pictorials; Samoa 1886 Palms Perf 11 2/6d purple, 1914 'G.R.I.' to 9d, 1921 Huts, 1925 Postal Fiscals 2/- blue & 3/- mauve; Solomons 1907 Large Canoes, 1908 Small Canoes, 1914 KGV to 10/-, 1939 Pictorials, 1956 Pictorials, 1965 Pictorials; Tonga 1886 Sidefaces Perf 12x11½, 1891 optd Stars, 1894 Surcharges, 1895 Surcharges (7½d Perf 12x11), 1895 Unissued Surcharges, 1897 Pictorials, 1923 Surcharges, 1942 Wmk Mult Script CA, 1953 Pictorials, 1893 Officials optd 'GFB' SG O1-O5 & Surcharged SG O6-O10; Cat £3900. (Qty 1000+)
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Used array including Roos Third Wmk 10/- grey & "aniline" pink perf 'OS' CTO, KGV 5d optd 'OS', 5/- Bridge (commercially used), 1934 Centenary x2, 1937 Sesqui, plus AAT 1966 Pictorials (2, one **) and a range of decimals. (Qty 1000+)
SPECIMEN FOLDERS: c.1938 brown/grey folder with Roos to 5/- + CofA Wmk 'SPECIMEN' set, KGV to 1/4d including 4½d Die II, Kingsford Smith duo optd 'OS', 5/- Bridge, KGVI to 5/- + 10/- 'SPECIMEN' etc, all values to 5/- are CTO, all unmounted. (Qty 67)
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Scrappy selection with better items including First Wmk 2d perf small 'OS' *, 2½d (3, *) plus two perf large 'OS' & two perf small 'OS' used, 5d *, 6d *; Second Wmk 2½d (2, * & unused); Third Wmk 2d perf 'OS' *, 6d blue with Watermark Inverted BW #19a (faults), mixed condition, Cat $2000+. (Qty 74)
Selection including First Wmk 3d with Watermark Inverted BW #12a (3, used), 6d blue with Watermark Inverted #17a used; Second Wmk 1/- deep dull green #31C used, 5/- with Watermark Inverted #43a used; Third Wmk 3d Die I/II pair #13c used, 3d with Watermark Inverted #13a used, 6d milky blue #19C *, 6d blue with Watermark Inverted #19a (3, used), 6d chestnut with Broken Frame Over Last 'A' in 'AUSTRALIA' #21h used & another with White Hairline from Value Circle to Map #21f used, 9d violet #26A *, 9d with Watermark Inverted (2, used) #26a, 1/- with Watermark Sideways #33aa (**), mixed condition, Cat $3400. (Qty 63)
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C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
£1 brown & blue overprinted 'SPECIMEN' Type B BW #52x, well centred, characteristic rough perfs, hinge remainder, Cat $675. Advertised retail $750.
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Heavily duplicated KGV in two albums with values to 1/4d including Single Wmk 1/4d perf 'OS' *, plus government and private perfins, unchecked by us for varieties, possible postmark interest. (Qty 1000s)
C of A KGV - Small Multiple Watermark P13
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 2d red with the Watermark Inverted BW #102(OS)a with Bluish Overprint, exceptional centring, Sydney paquebot slogan cancellation, Cat $5000. RPSofV Certificate (2012). [The ACSC states "About eight mint examples can be traced...and about ten used stamps. At least two of the used stamps have a bluish overprint"]
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1929 Swan both Re-Entries in blocks of 6, 1931 Kingsford Smith 3d Dropping Mailbag in plate block of 6 and 6d Re-Entry & Extra Islands in blocks of 4, plus BCOF set to 5/- (Thin Paper), Cat $530.
1938-49 Robes Thick Paper £1 dull blue overprinted 'SPECIMEN', well centred, unmounted, Cat $900. RPSofV Certificate (2012).
1963-65 Navigators 7/6d to £2 (Overprint at the Base) overprinted 'SPECIMEN', the 10/- & £1 are on White Paper, the 7/6d £1 & £2 are unusually well centred, unmounted, Cat $800. (Qty 4)
1963-65 Navigators 7/6d to £2 including White Paper 10/- & £1 all overprinted 'SPECIMEN', one of the best centred sets we have seen, unmounted. Advertised retail $1150. (Qty 6)
C of A - Postal Stationery
C of A - Postal Stationery - Letter Cards
1915 Sideface Die I Perf 10 1d L7 "BURRINJUCK DAM.../Irrigating a young Citrus Orchard...' in greenish blue overprinted 'MURRUMBIDGEE/IRRIGATION SCHEME' in black, 'MANILDRA/5JA19/NSW' cds. Superb! One of the rarest views. [An example with minor faults sold for $1288 at our auction of 15/5/2004]
1923 'THREE/HALFPENCE' on 2d red L28 "GIBBERABONG CREEK NSW", unused. Superb!
AUSTRALIAN COLONIES - General
Attractive mix mostly used including New South Wales Sydney Views 1d (faults), 2d (2) & 3d, Laureates 1d including brick red pair SG 48 (stain at left), 2d (7), 1885 'POSTAGE' 5/- (*) & 10/- optd 'SPECIMEN' SG 241as, plus Officials 1887 'POSTAGE' 10/- optd 'Specimen' (2); South Australia 2d red strip of 4 SG 9; Tasmania 1857-8 Wmk Numerals 6d & 1/-, 1892 5/- SG 223 (*); Victoria Queen-on-Throne 2d pair used, Woodblocks 6d (shaved at top) & 2/- SG 32 & 35 used; Western Australia 1874 1d on 2d SG 67, 1882 Crown CA 4d unused, mixed condition. (Qty 200+)
New South Wales with Laureates comprising 2d Prussian blue & 3d dull yellow-green unused plus 6d grey-brown 'WALLS' SG 76a used, Small Diadems Imperf 2d blue with Major Retouch SG 112a (unused, faults) & 1860 2d Prussian blue Retouched SG 133a used, 1882-85 2d blue optd 'OS' with faint Double Overprint (kiss print) unused, forgeries including Sydney Views x3, Laureates x2 & Large Diadems x2; plus a colourful array of Tasmania Sidefaces; mixed condition, Cat £4000+. (Qty 58)