Prestige Philately Auction 205 CatalogueLot 732Catalogue by themeOverprinted Stamps
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Displaying 1 - 20 of 146 Lots in Category - Overprinted Stamps
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
52x £1 chocolate & dull blue with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #52Ax, unmounted, Cat $2250. [The ACSC states "Most Specimen overprints are in a characteristic light brown & very pale blue shade", as BW #52Dx]
53 £1 grey with Type B 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #53x, above-average centring for this stamp. one short perf at the top, lightly mounted, Cat $4500.
53xb £1 grey with Type C 'SPECIMEN' Overprint BW #53xb, unmounted, Cat $750.
C of A KANGAROOS - CofA Watermark
of OVERPRINTED 'OS': 6d chestnut marginal block of 8 (4x2), CTO at Sydney with full unmounted o.g., Cat $800+: BW #23(OS)w.
C of A KGV - Small Multiple Watermark P13
102aa 2d golden-scarlet with No Watermark BW #102Aaa (SG 99ab), attractive centring, lightly mounted, Cat $4000 (£1300). Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2012).
C of A KGV - CofA Watermark
OVERPRINTED 'OS': OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1d green with the Watermark Reversed BW #82(OS)aa (SG O129x), well centred, neat Melbourne cds of 7JE32, Cat $2500 (£900). Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2012).
C of A - Postal Stationery
POSTAL CARDS: 1923 'ONE/PENNY' Surcharges 1d on 1½d brown with Footnote Deleted BW #P58, unused, Cat $750.
NEW SOUTH WALES
1897 Consumptive Homes Charity 1/- & 2/6d SG 280-1 with small 'Specimen' Overprint in red, very lightly mounted, under-catalogued at £275. These are much scarcer than the issued stamps.
OFFICIALS: Collection on leaves with some unused/mint including De La Rue to 1/- black x9, Centennial 8d Lyrebird x20+ & 1/- Roo x12, etc, lots of perforation variants & some multiples, condition variable, Cat £2500+ just for the unused/mint material.
OFFICIALS: 1891 'Halfpenny' on 1d grey SG O55 lower-right corner block of 16 (4x4), a few gum-side blemishes but with full unmounted o.g., Cat £1040++.
No longer available
REPRINTS: 1887-90 Officials £1 violet & claret with seriffed 'O S' Overprint, CTO with 'GPO'-in-concentric-ovals cancel, 'Neudruck' (= "reprint") handstamp on the reverse. The issued stamp had sans serif 'O S'.
1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 10 2/6d violet to £20 mauve with 'SPECIMEN' Overprints 18mm on 2/6d & 5/-, 15mm on 50/-, 12½mm on the others, strong colours, large-part o.g. (the £3 is apparently unmounted), Cat £1200. As fine a set as we have seen. ['SPECIMEN' stamps from the original Perf 10 issue are much scarcer than the Perf 12½ reprints that were produced specifically to be overprinted 'SPECIMEN']
DEPARTMENTALS: Black 'M.B.' of Marine Board on DLR Star Wmk Rouletted 2d, small repaired tear at the top, Port Adelaide cds of JY26/71. Rated RRR.
DEPARTMENTALS: Black 'P.W.' of Public Works on DLR Crown/SA Perf 10 2d, ironed-out crease, untidy GPO cds. Underrated at S. [A very fine example sold at our auction of 7/12/2012 for $276]
DEPARTMENTALS: Red 'R.G.' of Registrar-General on 2d vermilion, GPO cds of MY21/68. Rated RR. Ex Frederick Hall: acquired for $253.
REVENUES: 1930-32 'RELIEF' Overprint on £100 vermilion-rose, excellent centring, neatly cancelled & with two small "star" punctures as usual, Elsmore Online Cat $150 (2009).
WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Postal Stationery
POSTAL CARDS: 1917 Re-Issue of Severed Reply Cards 1d(+1d) outward-half with 'THE ANNEXED CARD IS INTENDED/ONLY FOR THE REPLY' Barred-Out BW #P45, the card guillotined through the obliterated text, minor blemishes on the reverse, unused, Cat $8000. [John Sinfield's very fine example with the complete bars sold at our auction of 8/11/2013 for $8625]
NEW ZEALAND: 1908 King Edward VII Land 1d SG A1 marginal example from the base of the sheet, characteristic rough perfs, unmounted, Cat £475 mounted (CP Cat $NZ1700). Superb!
NEW ZEALAND: 1911 Victoria Land 1d single, 'QNE PENNY' & Comma after 'LAND,' in pair, Comma after 'LAND,' and Shaved 'L' in 'LAND' in blocks of 4, all unmounted, Cat £600++ mounted (CP Cat $NZ2750+).
(Qty 4 items)
ESTONIA: 1926 Red Cross Overprints imperf & perf sets Mi 46A-47B all used, and imperf 2½m+1m SG 46B marginal block of 4, unmounted, Cat €1400+.