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Description: PRESENTATION STAMPS: 1891 provision of stamps to the UPU for distribution comprising Wmk W[crown]A 2d unused; V/Crown Perf 12 1d to 1 all CTO with concentric-circles cancels (Double Impression on the Pound); Crown/A 5d unused plus 3d 6d & 1/- CTO with Perth cds; all handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' in blue or violet & affixed to a page from an archival album, minor aging & a few tonespots mostly affecting lower denominations. Ex Portuguese India Post Office Archives and Bill McCredie: acquired for $2990. [Between 1895 & 1910, specimen stamps sent by the UPU to Lisbon were handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' (= overseas) prior to being distributed to the Portuguese Colonies. See also Lots 193 & 317]

Listed in: specimens , PORTUGUESE COLONIES , Cancelled to Order (from Specimen sets) , universal postal union , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General , WESTERN AUSTRALIA , Fauna - birds , AUSTRALIA

Estimate: AUD$ 2500.00

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Item was sold for: $3,600.00