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    OFFICIAL STAMPS, 1887-90 POSTAGE OVERPRINTS ON STAMP DUTIES

    Lot 895
    Estimate: $3,000

    10/- Mauve and Claret Sans-serif ‘OS’ Overprint Perf. 12 cancelled Sydney cds NO 17 90. Centred lower left and with blunt top left corner. One of the finest known examples of this very rare stamp. SG O36, Cat. £2750

     

    Lot 896
    Estimate: $2,500

    10/- Mauve and Claret Roman ‘OS’ Overprint Perf. 12 small part original gum with some adhesions and tone spots and with thin at top. Very fine facial appearance for this very rare stamp. SG O37, Cat. £3250

     

    Lot 897
    Estimate: $3,500 Realised Price : $7,750

    10/- Mauve and Claret Perf. 10 part original gum with straight edge at left, otherwise fine with good perfs and a very rare stamp. SG O37b, Cat. £4500

     

    Lot 898
    Estimate: $250

    5/- Lilac and Green Perf. 12 x 10 optd. ‘Specimen’ (McCredie Type 11). Large part original gum, centred bottom right. The 5/- was never issued with ‘OS’ overprint, but 100 specimens were prepared in January 1894

     

    Lot 899
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    10/- Mauve and Claret Perf. 12 optd. ‘Specimen’ (McCredie Type 10) and £1 Lilac and Claret optd. ‘SPECIMEN’ (McCredie Type 7) both large part original gum, £1 with horizontal crease (2)

     

    Lot 900
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $240

    10/- Mauve and Claret Perf. 12 optd. ‘Specimen’ (McCredie Type 10), two examples both fine with large part original gum and showing thick and thin varieties of the ‘Specimen’ opt. (2)

     

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