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TASMANIA - Postal Fiscals
1900 'REVENUE' Overprints on St George & the Dragon 10/- salmon SG F33, large-part o.g., Cat £800. A rare stamp. Ex "Chartwell". [David Cohen's similar example sold in July 2007 for £720]
No longer available
POSTAL FISCALS: 1886 Wmk Double-Lined '1' Rough Perf 12 2/6d carmine, 5/- olive-green & 10/- vermilion SG F13 15 & 16, large-part o.g. Separate Chris Ceremuga Certificates (2009) each state "Rare".
UNOVERPRINTED: POSTAL FISCALS: St George & the Dragon 10/- yellow-orange complete imperforate sheet of 120 (12x10) on thin ungummed card, barely noticeable pencil notations in the margins, minor blemishes on the reverse. A rare sheet. Ex JRW Purves & Dr John Miler. [Bill McCredie's perforated half-sheet of 60 sold for $670]
This sheet clearly demonstrates the chaotic platelaying that was apparently inspired by the similarly dubious workmanship of Perkins Bacon.
OVERPRINTED 'REPRINT': POSTAL FISCALS: Perforated blocks of 4 on Thick Paper comprising 3d sage-green, 2/6d carmine, 5/- sepia & 10/- vermilion, large-part o.g. with most units being unmounted. Superb! Ex Ron Butler.
(Qty 4 blocks)
1884-96 Large Stamp Duty £1 orange-yellow/yellow SG 262 with diagonal sans-serif 'SPECIMEN' Overprint (Type 16), part o.g. Rare: absent from Bill McCredie's collection.