FINE AND RARE STAMPS 2008, AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, QUEENSLAND
Realised Price : $480
Old-time forgeries collection annotated on leaves with 'unused' and 'used' Chalons imperf and perf, few genuine for comparison with values to 1/-, 'Half-penny' on 1d genuine and forgery, the early issues as per Earee first and second types, and unlisted types (40). Interesting lot
1878 ½d Stamp-size Essay by William Bell in Carmine, void background, handstamped diagonally SPECIMEN in violet on Wmk Crown over Q, ungummed paper
Realised Price : $260
1879-80 Sideface 2d Blue Die II Imperforate Plate Proof on Wmk Crown over Q paper, endorsed in black ink on front 'S/1880' and on reverse in blue '4-4-80'. 2007 Ceremuga Certificate stating '& notations cannot be proven'
Realised Price : $150
1882-95 Thin paper high values handstamped 'SPECIMEN' in black, 2/- (diagonal), 2/6d (2), 5/-, 10/- (vertical), £1 (2, one diagonal, other in violet - rounded corner), mixed condition (7)