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    AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, REPRINT AND SPECIMEN STAMPS

    Lot 459
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $2,100

    Reprints/Specimens: Large accumulation comprising optd 'SPECIMEN' (91), values to 20, or 'REPRINT' (449) including Unissued 1/- violet (6), noted a curious De La Rue 2d 'REPRINT' double, one inverted, some multiples, considerable duplication tempered by wide range of shade variation, also handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' (4, additionally cancelled at Adelaide), generally fine (544). Opportunity for the specialist

     

    Lot 460
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    Reprints/Specimens: Selection of scarce strips of five optd 'REPRINT' (5) or 'SPECIMEN' (8), very fresh with virtually full o.g.

     

    Lot 461
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $360

    Reprints/Specimens: Selection optd 'REPRINT' or 'SPECIMEN' (22) and additionally cancelled by undated 'G.P.O.ADELAIDE/S.A.' datestamp. Rare

     

    Lot 462
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $400

    Reprints: c.1884 (edition '500-23-4-84') Presentation sheet inscribed 'REPRINTS/OF/SOUTH AUSTRALIAN POSTAGE STAMPS' with various reprinted stamp issues (31) optd 'REPRINT' (one 'SPECIMEN') affixed, fine for these. Very scarce in intact form

     

    Lot 463
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $460

    Reprints: c.1890 (edition '500-23-4-84') very similar composition to former lot but with additional (4d) stamp optd 'SPECIMEN' affixed and with mss. 'March/1890' inserted below

     

    Lot 464
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    Reprints: c.1894 (no edition indicated) Presentation sheet now inscribed 'REPRINTS AND SPECIMENS' and bearing optd 'REPRINT' (36) or 'SPECIMEN' (11), former including unissued 1/- violet, 1894 Tannenburg 2d and 5d added subsequent with mss. '1st March 1894' inserted below

     

    Lot 465
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $1,300

    Reprints: c.1899 (no edition indicated) similar composition to former lot (with subtle variations), four additional 'new issues' added and mss. dates between Aug and Dec 1899 inserted below respective stamps

      

    Lot 466
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,600

    Specimens: 1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 10 set to 20 optd 'SPECIMEN', scarce 17 x 2mm type, odd small fault, generally fine (13)

      

    Lot 467
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $2,100

    Specimens: 1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 10 set to 20 (ex 5) optd 'SPECIMEN', very scarce 18.5 x 3mm type, odd small fault, generally fine (12), these ex Ed Williams, with additional 2/6d and 3 shade

      

    Lot 468
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $1,100

    Specimens: 1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 10 set to 20 (ex 5) optd 'SPECIMEN', scarce 12.5 x 2mm type, includes 15/- shade, 1, 10, 15, also Perf 11-12 5 grey with this opt type, odd small fault, generally fine (17)

       

    Lot 469
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $420

    Specimens: 1886-96 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' Perf 11-12 reprints set to 20 optd 'SPECIMEN', 12.5 x 2mm type (5 brown 15 x 2mm), also Perf 10 10/- 15 x 2mm type, odd small fault, generally fine (15)

     

    Lot 470
    Estimate: $600T Realised Price : $1,800

    Specimens: c.1895 (no edition indicated) Presentation sheet inscribed 'SPECIMEN/SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REVENUE STAMPS' and bearing optd 'SPECIMEN' (12.5 x 2mm) 2/6d to 20, including both 5 colours, the brown (15 x 2mm opt) affixed subsequently and mss. 'May 1895' inserted below. Rare intact

     

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