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    SPECIMEN STAMPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, MELBOURNE PRINTINGS

    Lot 260
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $550

    1902-04 Wmk V over Crown Perf 12˝ Pictorial ˝d Green and 2d Deep Violet Litho and 1d Carmine-Red typo, 1903 9d Blue (2, one with double opt) and 1/- Rose and Green Sidefaces, and 1904 1˝d on 5d Surcharge, all optd Type 2 (19 x 2˝mm). Also the 1/- ‘SPECIMEN’ opt on 1931 local Hobart front, taxed and 1d (2) and 2d postage dues added. Fine large part o.g. (7 + 1 cover)

    These overprints were used for U.P.U. distribution; the Pictorials and Sidefaces were distributed in August 1904, and the 1d on 5d surcharge in May 1905

      

    Lot 261
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    1902-04 Wmk V over Crown Perf 12˝ 9d Blue and 1/- Rose and Green Sidefaces optd Type 2 with additional ‘ULTRAMAR’ handstamp in blue applied in Lisbon to U.P.U. Specimens prior to despatch to the Colonies

     

    Lot 262
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,800

    1902-04 ˝d, 1d and 2d Pictorials (3 each), 9d and 1/- Sidefaces (3 each) and 1˝d on 5d Surcharge (4) optd Type 2 affixed to ledger sheet (full size 275 x 360mm), and with additional triple-circle ‘POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/COLLECTION/DE/BERNE/ MADAGASCAR’ in red applied, fine

    The Madagascar U.P.U. collection was mounted on ledger pages and overstruck with the triple-circle handstamp

     

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