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    SPECIMEN STAMPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, COLLECTORS’ SETS

    Lot 65
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $1,100

    1892 ‘SPECIMEN AND REPRINT STAMPS OF NEW SOUTH WALES WITH YEARS OF ISSUE’ printed sheet for sale to collectors (Series 388-92), with 38 stamps values to £1 and including the Postage Due set optd either ‘SPECIMEN’ or ‘Specimen’ (28, various types) or ‘REPRINT’ (10), few small tears and tone spots. Rare survivor

    This sheet was placed on sale to collectors in August 1892 for 20/-. Different sheets show some variations in the types of overprint found on the individual stamps

     

    Lot 66
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $950

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals Wmk Crown over NSW (II) Perf 10 3d, 5d, 8d Diadems with red opt, no gum (3)

    Following the withdrawal of ‘OS’ stamps at the end of 1894, it was decided to place the remainders on sale to collectors with the addition of a c.t.o. cancellation. Various obsolete issues were reprinted to create a set of 32 different varieties sold for £2. 1000 sets were produced, of which 900 had the ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals cancellation, but following an outcry from collectors the stamps were withdrawn after only 159 sets had been sold and the balance was destroyed

     

    Lot 67
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘5/-‘ Perf 12, 5/- Coin, large part o.g. SG O17, cat. £600

     

    Lot 68
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $725

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals Wmk Crown over NSW (II) 6d, 9d on 10d and 10d De La Rue and 2½d Allegorical figure, all no gum (4)

     

    Lot 69
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $460

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘NSW’ Perf 11, 5/- ‘POSTAGE’ opt in black, no gum

    This stamp is a reprint. The 5/- ‘POSTAGE’ opt. was never overprinted ‘OS’ for use

     

    Lot 70
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $420

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘NSW’ Perf 10, 10/- ‘POSTAGE’ opt in blue, no gum

     

    Lot 71
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $625

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘NSW’ Perf 11, £1 ‘POSTAGE’ opt in black, no gum

     

    Lot 72
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $575

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘5/-‘ Perf 12, 5/- Centennial with red opt, no gum, SGO47 Cat. £500

     

    Lot 73
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘5/-‘ (sideways) Perf 10, 20/- Centennial, faded and no gum, SGO48 Cat. £800

     

    Lot 74
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $135

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘5/- NSW’ in Diamond Perf 10, 5/- Centennial, no gum

     

    Lot 75
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $525

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘20/- NSW’ in Circle Perf 10, 20/- Centennial, no gum, SGO50 Cat. £600

     

    Lot 76
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $110

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘10‘ Perf 10, 10d Lilac, no gum

     

    Lot 77
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $360

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘5/-‘ Perf 12 5/- Coin, no gum, SG O17, cat. £600

    Subsequent to the withdrawal from sale of ‘OS’ stamps with ‘NSW’ in concentric ovals cancellation, the remaining 100 sets were cancelled-to-order with ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals. 50 sets in this form were used for presentation or exchange purposes

     

    Lot 78
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $480

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘NSW’ Perf 11, 5/- ‘POSTAGE opt in black, large part o.g.

     

    Lot 79
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $440

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘NSW’ Perf 10, 10/- ‘POSTAGE opt in blue, no gum. 2003 Ceremuga Certificate

     

    Lot 80
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $1,200

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘NSW’ Perf 11, £1 ‘POSTAGE’ opt in black, no gum

     

    Lot 81
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $360

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘5/-‘ Perf 12 5/- Centennial with red opt, no gum, SGO47 Cat. £500

     

    Lot 82
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $480

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals Wmk ‘5/-‘ (sideways) Perf 10 20/- Centennial, no gum, SGO48 Cat. £800

     

    Lot 83
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $2,200

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals and Type 11 ‘Specimen’ overprint, 31 of the 32 varieties, lacking only the 7½d on 6d surcharge, and comprising 3d, 5d, 8d Diadems with both black and red ‘OS’ opts, 5/- Coin, ½d, 1d, 2d, 4d, 6d, 9d on 10d, 10d, 1/- De La Rue, 5/-, 10/-, £1 ‘POSTAGE’ opts, 1d, 2d, 4d, 6d, 8d, 1/- Centennials, 5/- and 20/- Centennials in both watermarks, 2½d Allegorical figure, ½d on 1d, 12½d on 1/- surcharges. Most with large part o.g. and an exceptional group of considerable rarity (31)

    The remaining 50 sets with ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals received an additional ‘Specimen’ overprint (Type 11)

       

    Lot 84
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $170

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals and with Type 11 ‘Specimen’ overprint Wmk Crown over NSW (II) Perf 10 8d Diadem with black opt, part o.g. 2002 Ceremuga Certificate

     

    Lot 85
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $340

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals and with Type 11 ‘Specimen’ overprint Wmk ‘5/-‘ Perf 12 5/- Centennial with red opt, part o.g. (toned), SGO47 Cat. £500

     

    Lot 86
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $550

    1895 ‘OS’ Overprints cancelled ‘GPO’ in concentric ovals and with Type 11 ‘Specimen’ overprint Wmk ‘5/-‘ (sideways) Perf 10, 20/- Centennial, large part o.g. (toned), SGO48. Cat . £800

     

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