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Displaying 10 Lots in Category - Unissued Stamps
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1935 ANZAC 1/- black Perf 13½x12½ BW #165PP(1), unmounted, Cat $2500. Unissued: the issued stamp is Perf 11. Ceremuga Certificate (2004). [The ACSC states it is a "plate proof". Only one sheet of 120 was printed but only part of that sheet survived. An example sold for $1610 at our aucrion of 11/7/2008]
C of A - Decimal Issues
1984 Skiing 30c Nordic Skiing pair in cyan (blue) only but with the Slalom Design Superimposed in Orange Purple & Black BW #1036c, Cat $400. With the two normal stamps for comparison. A truly weird item!
1916 Hung Hsien 5c 10c & 50c all with 'SPECIMEN' Overprint, the 5c & 10c without gum, the 50c large-part o.g. Unissued. (Qty 3)
1949 Tundra Swans $1 orange to $1 blue-green SG 1344-47 plus the unissued 10c blue, variable centring, no gum as issued, Cat £275. (Qty 5)
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NEW GUINEA - Mandated Territory Issues
1932-34 Undated Birds ½d orange marginal vertical pair from the base of the sheet, excellent centring, unmounted, Cat £200+ (mounted). Unissued: see footnote after SG 189.
1985 Paintings $2 "A View of the Village" with Date Error '1835' for '1825' in the Caption SG 267var upper-right corner block of 4 with Plate Numbers, unmounted. Unissued: distributed to new issue dealers.
1991 Health Campaign 65c 'UNHEALTHIER FOOD - HEALTHY FOOD' marginal example from the left of the sheet, unmounted. [In a footnote below SG 697, Gibbons states that this value was "withdrawn prior to issue". We have seen a similar example advertised for sale on-line for £395]
1991 Health Campaign ditto, plus 1994 Dolphins 85c SG 793 tied to an apparently commercial ocal window-envelope by GPO cds of 1OC1994 (?, rather indistinct) in blue. [Gibbons states: "Used examples exist, but whether these were issued in error or with official approval is not known"]
1897 Rejected Design 1 att to 10 atts F&O 57-61 (H 73-77) complete set, the 2 atts with slightly trimmed perfs at left, CTO - various dates in December 1899 - with the 'KORAT' cds as usual, undercatalogued at 65,000 baht (= $A2166). Ex Len Colgan.