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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, GENERAL

    Lot 28
    Estimate: $2,900

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' 2/6d to 20 complete set overprinted SPECIMEN (18mm), all Perf 10 and Watermark Upright except 3 (wmk Sideways) and 5 (perf 11-12), mostly part OG and some with adhesions from previous mounting. Few minor faults, 50/- with crease, and 5 thinned at top, however a rare set (13)

     

    Lot 29
    Estimate: $1,900

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 10 10/-, 15/-, 1, 2, 50/-, 15 and 20 overprinted SPECIMEN (15mm), the complete set with this perforation, part OG and showing typical gum loss or adhesions from previous mounting. All rated R3 (less than 30 known). A fine set in above-average quality for these (7)

      

    Lot 30
    Estimate: $120 Realised Price : $95

    1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' 5 Brown Perf 11-12 overprinted SPECIMEN (15mm), small thins at top, with large part OG

     

    Lot 31
    Estimate: $3,800

    1891 Presentation Sheet with imprint '100 - 18-6-91' and bearing mounted 1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' 2/6d to 20 (2/6d, 10/-, 15/-, 1, 2, 50/-, 15, 20 Perf 10; 5/-, 3, 4, 5 Grey, 10 Perf 11-12) overprinted SPECIMEN (15mm, except 2/6d 18mm), plus 3d and 6d overprinted SPECIMEN (12mm) and 2d on 4d and 5d on 6d overprinted SPECIMEN (18mm). The sheet is signed at the lower right 'C Todd/PMG & ST' (Charles Todd, Postmaster-General and Superintendent of Telegraphs) and dated in manuscript '22.2.92'. This sheet was absent from the Ed Williams and Bill McCredie collections. The 2/6d Perf 10 is not known with the 15mm overprint, and the 5 Brown was not issued until 1896. Light vertical crease affecting three stamps, but a very rare and possibly unique sheet

     

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