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    SPECIMEN STAMPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, TASMANIA, ST. GEORGE AND DRAGON ISSUE

    Lot 240
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $1,000

    1886 Wmk Double-lined ‘1’ Perf 11˝ 2/6d Dull Lake, 5/- Sage-Green and 10/- Salmon (5, including a block of 4) optd SPECIMEN Type 1 (17 x 2mm), usual Perf defects. A scarce group, part o.g. (7)

    The St. George and Dragon issue, first issued as duty stamps in 1863, were authorised for postal use from 1 November 1882. A small quantity was overprinted SPECIMEN in 1886 for exchange purposes

     

    Lot 241
    Estimate: $175 Realised Price : $105

    1886 Reprint on Thin Unwatermarked Paper Imperforate 3d Yellow-Green optd ‘REPRINT’ (17 x 2˝mm) inverted, and showing two pre-printing paper creases. The stamp has been affixed to card, and cut very close to touching at top and base. Rare

    The REPRINT overprint was applied in 1886 to the remainder of the 1879 reprint

     

    Lot 242
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $160

    1901 Reprint on Thin Gummed Card Perf 11˝ 3d Yellow-Green, 2/6d Rose (5, including a strip of 4), 5/- Brown and 10/- Yellow-Orange (2) optd ‘REPRINT’ (17 x 2˝mm), fine and large part o.g. (9)

    In 1901 remainders of the 1889 reprints were gummed, perforated and overprinted ‘REPRINT’ for inclusion in the presentation sets for Federal Parliamentarians

     

    Lot 243
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $525

    1901 Reprint on Thin Gummed Card Perf 11˝ 3d Yellow-Green top left corner block of 60, full o.g. mounted on two units only

     

    Lot 244
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $400

    1901 Reprint on Thin Gummed Card Perf 11˝ 2/6d Rose block of 60 with selvedge three sides, full o.g. mounted on four units only

     

    Lot 245
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $500

    1901 Reprint on Thin Gummed Card Perf 11˝ 5/- Brown block of 60 with selvedge three sides, full o.g. mounted on five units only

     

    Lot 246
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $575

    1901 Reprint on Thin Gummed Card Perf 11˝ 10/- Yellow-Orange block of 60 with selvedge three sides, virtually full o.g. mounted on five units only

     

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