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    SPECIMEN STAMPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, NEW SOUTH WALES, U.P.U. SPECIMEN STAMPS

    Lot 50
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $525

    1892-1903 Ordinary Postage Stamps for U.P.U. Distribution, comprising the 1d, 2d, 4d, 6d Carmine, 8d, 1/-, 20/- Centennial, 3d, 5d Diadems, 2˝d Allegorical figure, ˝d on 1d, 7˝d on 6d, 12˝d on 1/- Surcharges, 9d on 10d, 10d QV with Type 11 overprint; 5/- Centennial, ˝d Grey QV with Type 12 overprint; 10/- ‘POSTAGE’ opt. in blue with Type 11 overprint; 9d on 10d, 10d QV, 1d, 2d Deep Dull Blue, 2d Ultramarine, 2˝d Deep Purple Record Reign, 6d Emerald Centennial, 1897 1d (1/-), 2˝d (2./6d) Charity with Type 14 overprint; and 1903 9d with Type 16 overprint. A total of 28 stamps representing the complete set of U.P.U. Specimen stamps except for the 1903 2/6d Lyrebird, difficult to assemble. Generally fine, 1d (1/-) Charity damaged (28)

     

    Lot 51
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $440

    1892 Official Stamps for U.P.U. distribution, comprising the 1d, 2d, 4d, 6d Carmine, 8d, 1/- Centennial, 3d, 5d Diadems, 2˝d Allegorical figure, ˝d on 1d, 7˝d on 6d, 12˝d on 1/- Surcharges, 9d on 10d, 10d QV with Type 11 overprint; 5/-, 20/- Centennial, ˝d Grey QV with Type 12 overprint; 10/- ‘POSTAGE’ opt. in blue with Type 11 overprint. A total of 18 stamps representing the complete set of U.P.U. Specimen stamps. Generally fine (18)

     

    Lot 52
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $150

    1892 ˝d Grey Ordinary and Optd. ‘OS’, each in a vertical strip of 5 optd Type 11, fine MUH

    Between 1892 and 1908 each U.P.U. member received quintuple sets of ‘SPECIMEN’ stamps, usually supplied in strips of 5

      

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