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    SPECIMEN STAMPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, DE LA RUE SIDEFACE ISSUES

    Lot 227
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $270

    1870-96 optd Type 2 ‘SPECIMEN’ (19 x 2˝mm) an all-different selection comprising 1870-71 Wmk single-lined 10 Perf 11˝ 10d, 1871-78 Wmk TAS Type I Perf 11˝ 5/-, 1878 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 14 1d, 2d, 8d, 1880-91 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 11˝ 3d, 1889 ˝d on 1d Red, 1891 2˝d on 9d, 1891 Wmk TAS Type I Perf 11˝ ˝d and 1896 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 12 4d, most large part o.g. and generally fine (10)

     

    Lot 228
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $280

    1870-96 optd Type 2 ‘SPECIMEN’ (19 x 2˝mm) a duplicated group comprising 1870-71 10d, 1871-78 5/- (3), 1878 1d (2), 2d (2), 8d (2), 1880-91 3d, 1891 2˝d on 9d, 1891 ˝d and 1896 4d (3, including a pair), mostly part o.g. and generally fine (16)

     

    Lot 229
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $300

    1870-71 Wmk Single-lined 10 Perf 11˝ 10d optd Type 2 ‘SPECIMEN’ double with gutter at right, fine and large part o.g.

     

    Lot 230
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $550

    1870-96 optd Type 2 ‘SPECIMEN’ (19 x 2˝mm) range of multiples comprising 1870-71 Wmk single-lined 10 Perf 11˝ 10d block of 6 and Plate 4 strip of 3, 1871-78 Wmk TAS Type I Perf 11˝ 5/- strip of 3, 1878 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 14 8d blocks of 4 (2), 1880-91 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 11˝ 3d blocks of 4 (2, one with current no. ‘47’), 1891 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 11˝ ˝d block of 4 and strip of 4 paper fold variety, and 1896 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 12 Perf 12 4d and 9d blocks of 4. Few small faults, generally fine and large part o.g. (44)

     

    Lot 231
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $1,000

    1870-96 optd Type 2 ‘SPECIMEN’ (19 x 2˝mm) group of blocks with plate numbers, comprising blocks of 4 of 1870-71 Wmk single-lined 10 Perf 11˝ 10d Plate 4, 1878 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 14 1d Plate 3 and 2d Plate 4, 1880-91 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 11˝ 3d Plate 5, and block of 9 of 1896 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 12 9d Plate 7, fine with most blocks mounted on selvedge only, a difficult group (29)

     

    Lot 232
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $600

    1870-96 optd Type 2 ‘SPECIMEN’ (19 x 2˝mm) blocks of 4 with current numbers , 1870-71 Wmk single-lined 10 Perf 11˝ 10d No. 44, 1878 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 14 8d No. 11, and 1880-91 Wmk TAS Type II Perf 11˝ 3d No. 47, fine with last two mounted in selvedge only (12)

     

    Lot 233
    Estimate: $75 Realised Price : $60

    1886 Reprint on Thin Unwatermarked Paper Perf 11˝ 8d Dull Lilac optd ‘REPRINT’ (17 x 2˝mm)

    The REPRINT overprint was applied in 1886 to the remainder of the 1879 reprint. That printing represents the only local printing made from the De La Rue 8d plate in Hobart, as the 1878 London printing lasted until after Federation

     

    Lot 234
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    1891 Imperforate on Pelure Paper ˝d Orange horizontal strip of 3 optd Type 2 ‘SPECIMEN’, no gum

    Butler records this stamp imperforate on watermark TAS Type II paper, but not on this unwatermarked pelure paper

     

    Lot 235
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    1889 Reprint on Thin Ungummed Card Imperforate 4d Blue block of 4, fine

    This was the only Sideface reprint supplied to the U.P.U. with the initial distribution of December 1889

     

    Lot 236
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $600

    1901 Reprint on Thin Gummed Card Perf 11˝ 5/- Brown-Lilac left-hand pane of 60 with Plate No. 6 and Current No. 48 optd ‘REPRINT’ (17 x 2˝mm), full o.g. unmounted

    This was a special reprint made for inclusion in the 1901 presentation set to Federal Parliamentarians

     

    Lot 237
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $230

    1901 Reprint on Thin Ungummed Card Imperforate ˝d on 1d Red block of 30 from lower right-hand pane with Current No. 41 optd ‘REPRINT’ (17 x 2˝mm). Shows the major plate flaw on stamp No. 60

    This block represents imperforate remainders from the special reprint made for inclusion in the 1901 presentation set to Federal Parliamentarians

     

    Lot 238

    1901 Reprint on Thin Gummed Card Perf 11˝ 2˝d on 9d Blue block of 30 from upper right-hand pane with Plate No. 7 optd ‘REPRINT’ (17 x 2˝mm). Full unmounted o.g. with gum thin in gutter selvedge only

    This was a special reprint made for inclusion in the 1901 presentation set to Federal Parliamentarians

     

    Lot 239
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $240

    1901 Reprints on Thin Card Perf 11˝ as included in 1901 Federal Presentation Set, ˝d on 1d Red pair with plate No. 1, 2˝d on 9d Blue, 4d blue and 5/- Brown-Lilac blocks of 4, also ˝d on 1d Red imperforate block of 4, all full o.g. except ˝d on 1d pair ungummed (18)

     

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