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Displaying 11 Lots in Category - Postal Fiscals
NEW SOUTH WALES
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']
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CTO trio with 1884-96 Large Stamp Duty 45/- mauve SG 277 (dated MR6/97), KEVII Perf 11 £1 rose & Perf 12½ £2 blue both punctured 'OS', no gum, Cat £640.
IMPERIAL PERIOD: 1897 Overprints on "Red Revenues" 'one cent.' on 3c Type A x2 (one unused, the other with trimmed perfs at right) & Type B, and '2/cents.' on 3c SG 88 88a & 89, a couple of minor blemishes, Cat £2200.
FEDERATED MALAY STATES: 1900-01 Crown/CC Elephants $25 green & orange SG 26, well centred, a little faded & with red registration line largely removed, superb "socked on the nose" 'KUALA LUMPUR/JU5/1906/ + ' cds (Proud #D14; recorded 17JU/1906 only), Cat £1800.
POSTAL FISCALS: 1931-58 Arms 1/3d x3 different to £1 complete plus £2 £2/10/- £3 & £5, the watermarks not checked, generally well centred, a few with some characteristic irregular/fluffy perfs, the 1/3d lemon 4/- 6/- 7/6d 10/- & 15/- are very lightly mounted, all the others are unmounted, Cat £1800+ minimum (CP $NZ4850 minimum).
POSTAL FISCALS: 1940-58 Arms '3/6' on 3/6d to '22/-' on 22/-, the watermarks not checked, well centred, the '5/6' on 5/6d & '11/-' on 11/- are very lightly mounted, the others are unmounted, Cat £640+ minimum (CP $NZ1280 minimum).
Three volume collection with a handy selection of early issues & Overprints on New Zealand including 1920 Victory x5 sets, Admirals set of 4, Arms 'SAMOA' to £1, 'WESTERN/SAMOA' Single Wmk to £1 plus £5 (toning), Multiple Wmk to 30/- & Wide Overprint to £2 x2, also Huts x4 sets, etc, a few are unmounted; then 1967-2008 issues apparently complete including M/Ss, unmounted.
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1935-42 Arms £10 blue, well centred, the slightest evidence of having been mounted. Superb & rare: unlisted by Gibbons. Peter Holcombe Opinion (1993) states "solely for fiscal purposes".
1907 High Denomination Surcharges on Revenue Stamps '10/Ticals.' '20/Ticals.' & '40/Ticals.' SG 106-108 (F&O #91-93; H #113-115) each with tiny 'Specimen.' handstamp, well centred, full unmounted o.g. Superb; surely as fine as any set in existence! Ex Len Colgan. Separate Philatelic Association of Thailand Certificates (2011). [A fine mounted set sold for 137,500 baht (= $A4583) at a Bangkok auction in August 2009]
1907 High Denomination Surcharges on Revenue Stamps '10/Ticals.' with Comma for Stop SG 106a, excellent centring, one pulled perf, Cat £225.