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    SPECIMEN STAMPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, QUEENSLAND, CHALON ISSUES

    Lot 90
    Estimate: $8,000 Realised Price : $13,500

    1860-61 Wmk small Star Clean-cut Perf 14-15½, (6d) Registered, SG 11, showing line Wmk at left, with portion of "Rowland Hill" ‘CANCELLED’. Fine except for tone spot at top. Cat £9000. 2005 Ceremuga Certificate

    Six examples were prepared at the request of Ormond Hill in 1861, and presented to colleagues, including his uncle, Rowland Hill. Four examples of the (6d) Registered have been recorded from the horizontal block of six, of which this is No. 1; No. 4 is in the Royal Philatelic Collection. This stamp is a recent discovery subsequent to the publication of ‘Cancelled by Perkins Bacon’ by P. Jaffé (1998)

     

    Lot 91
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $220

    1862-78 Chalons with Type 1 diagonal overprint, an all-different group comprising blue/violet opt on 1862-67 No Wmk 1/- Grey, 1866 5/- Pale Rose Litho, 1868-73 Wmk Truncated Star Perf 13 1/- Greenish-Grey, 1868-78 Wmk Crown over Q (I) Perf 13 4d Yellow, and black opt on 1864-65 Wmk Small Star Perf 13 6d Yellow-Green and (6d) Registered, 1866 4d Grey-Lilac Litho, 1868-74 Wmk Truncated Star Perf 13 1d Vermilion, 2d Blue, 3d Olive-Brown, 1/- Mauve, and 1868-78 Wmk Crown over Q (I) Perf 13 6d Yellow-Green (opt inverted). Few small faults, still a scarce group (13)

    The Type 1 overprint, although not distributed through the U.P.U., is found in many overseas official collections

     

    Lot 92
    Estimate: $250

    1862-78 selection of Type 1 overprints, comprising blue/violet opts on 1862-67 No Wmk 1/- (2, one imperf, margins possibly trimmed), 1868-74 Wmk Truncated Star 1d (2, one opt double), 2d and 3d (2), and black opt. 1864-65 Wmk Small Star (6d) Registered (3, one with double perf at right), 1866 4d Litho, and 1868-74 Wmk Truncated Star 1/- Mauve (2) (13)

     

    Lot 93
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $420

    1864-65 Wmk Small Star Perf 13 1d Orange-Vermilion (2), 2d blue, and (6d) Registered (2) with Type 2 ‘CANCELLED’ overprint in black, part o.g. and a very scarce group (5)

     

    Lot 94

    1866 No Wmk Perf 13 4d Grey-Lilac Litho block of 12 with Type 1 diagonal overprint in black, one partly doubled. Slight gum toning, still very attractive

     

    Lot 95
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $240

    1866 No Wmk Perf 13 5/- Pale Rose Litho horizontal strip of 7 from right of sheet with Type 1 diagonal overprint in violet, one partly doubled, fine with four units unmounted

     

    Lot 96
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $240

    1866 No Wmk Perf 13 5/- Pale Rose Litho horizontal strip of 3 with Type 1 diagonal overprint in violet, fresh MUH

     

    Lot 97
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1868-74 Wmk Truncated Star Perf 13 Type 1 diagonal overprint multiples, comprising 1d Orange-Vermilion (violet opt) and 2d Blue (toned gum) in strips of 4, and 2d Blue and 6d Yellow-Green in blocks of 4, all large part o.g. (16)

       

    Lot 98
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    1868-74 Wmk Truncated Star Perf 13 3d Brown block of 60 with Type 1 diagonal overprint in violet, considerable gum toning, still very attractive and an impressive multiple

     

    Lot 99
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1868-74 Wmk Truncated Star Perf 13 3d Brown, 6d Yellow-Green and 1/- Mauve with Type 2 ‘CANCELLED’ overprint. Part o.g. and 6d with small fault at right, still very scarce (3)

     

    Lot 100
    Estimate: $300

    1868-74 Wmk Truncated Star Perf 13 3d Brown, 6d Yellow-Green and 1/- Mauve with Type 2 ‘CANCELLED’ overprint, 6d with additional pen-drawn part circle cancellation. Part o.g., 3d with horizontal crease (3)

     

    Lot 101
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $145

    1879 No Wmk 1/- Violet apparently Perf 13x12 but with large part straight-edge at left and optd Type 3, part o.g.

     

    Lot 102
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $150

    1880 Wmk Crown over Q (II) Perf 12 2/- Blue, 2/6d Dull Scarlet, 5/- Yellow-Ochre, 10/- Bistre-Brown and 20/- Rose optd Type 4 diagonally, part o.g. (5)

     

    Lot 103
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $300

    1880 Wmk Crown over Q (II) Perf 12 2/6d Dull Scarlet, 5/- Yellow-Ochre strips of 3 (both with two units MUH), 10/- Bistre-Brown pair MUH and 20/- Rose pair (one MUH) optd Type 4 diagonally, large part o.g. (10)

    These overprints are from perforated proof sheets pulled in the approved colours in 1881

      

    Lot 104
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1880 Wmk Crown over Q (II) Perf 12 10/- Reddish-Brown imperforate plate proof pair optd Type 4 vertically in violet

     

    Lot 105
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1880 Wmk Crown over Q (II) Perf 12 10/- Bistre-Brown imperforate plate proof optd Type 4 diagonally

     

    Lot 106
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1880 10/- Bistre-Brown imperforate plate proof with manuscript ‘Essay’ in violet

    This manuscript overprint was applied to imperforate colour trials prepared in March 1881

     

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