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    SPECIMEN STAMPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, VICTORIA, 1879-96 LARGE STAMP DUTIES - TYPOGRAPHED

    Lot 404
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $575

    Wmk V over Crown (V1) Perf 13 1d Pale Bistre (SG 254) with Type 13 diagonal overprint in violet. Part o.g., some short perfs down left side and small thin, otherwise fine. Two examples are recorded of the Type 13 overprint, the other having black overprint

     

    Lot 405
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    Wmk V over Crown (V1) Perf 12½ 1/- Chalky blue on Lemon (SG 257) with Type 12c diagonal overprint. Large part o.g. and very fine. Four examples recorded, one being in the Royal Collection

     

    Lot 406
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $210

    Wmk V over Crown (V1) Perf 12½ 1/- Chalky blue on Lemon (SG 257) with Type 12c diagonal overprint. Large part o.g. and rust spot at lower left, otherwise fine. Four examples recorded, one being in the Royal Collection

     

    Lot 407
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    Wmk V over Crown (V2) Perf 12½ 1/6d Pink (SG 267) with Type 12c diagonal overprint. Large part o.g. and very fine. Two examples recorded

     

    Lot 408
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    Wmk V over Crown (V2) Perf 12½ 1/6d Bright Rose-Carmine (SG 267a) with Type 20 diagonal overprint. Part o.g. with adhesions from previous affixing and rough perfs. Two examples recorded

     

    Lot 409
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $270

    Wmk V over Crown (V2) Perf 12½ 2/6d Brown-Orange (SG 292) with Type 12c diagonal overprint. Large part o.g. and very fine. Three examples recorded

     

    Lot 410
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    Wmk V over Crown (V2) Perf 12½ 3/- Drab (SG 268) with Type 18 diagonal overprint. Large part o.g. and very fine. Two examples recorded

     

    Lot 411
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $210

    Wmk V over Crown (V1) Perf 12½ 5/- Claret on Yellow (SG 260) with Type 12c diagonal overprint. Large part toned gum and fine apart from a couple of short perfs. Three examples recorded

     

    Lot 412
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $210

    Wmk V over Crown (V1) Perf 12½ 5/- Claret on Yellow (SG 260) with Type 12c diagonal overprint. Large part o.g. with lower right corner defect caused by Perf pin-hole. Three examples recorded

     

    Lot 413
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    Wmk V over Crown (V1) Perf 12½ 10/- Chocolate on Pink (SG 261) with Type 16 diagonal overprint. Large part o.g. and very fine. Two examples recorded

     

    Lot 414
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $440

    Wmk V over Crown (V2) Perf 12½ £2 Bright Blue (SG 276) with Type 16 diagonal overprint. Large part o.g. and fine. The only recorded example

     

    Lot 415
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $1,150

    Wmk V over Crown (V2) Perf 12 £5 Rose-Pink (SG 278) with Type 14 diagonal overprint. Very fine appearance and the only recorded example

     

    Lot 416
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $1,050

    Wmk V over Crown (V2) Perf 12 £5 Rose-Pink (SG 278) with Type 17 diagonal overprint. Also of very fine appearance and only two examples recorded

    This is the only stamp on which the Type 17 overprint is known

     

    Lot 417
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $1,250

    Wmk V over Crown (V2) Perf 12 £5 Rose-Pink (SG 278) with Type 20 diagonal overprint. Large part o.g. with adhesions from previous affixing, otherwise fine with 2002 Ceremuga Certificate. Two examples recorded

     

    Lot 418
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $850

    Wmk V over Crown (V1) Perf 12 £10 Dull Mauve (SG 264) with Type 13 overprint. Large part o.g. with some minor adhesions and a couple of short perfs, otherwise fine. Two examples recorded

     

    Lot 419
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $1,050

    Wmk V over Crown (V1) Perf 12 £10 Deep Red-Lilac (SG 264a) with Type 14 diagonal overprint. Part o.g. and generally fine, and the only recorded example

     

    Lot 420
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $1,050

    Wmk V over Crown (V2) Perf 12½ £10 Mauve (SG 279) with Type 20 overprint. Part o.g. and heavily mounted. One of only two recorded examples

     

    Lot 421
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $550

    Type 21a Italic Overprint on large-size Stamp Duties comprising Wmk V over Crown (V1) or (V2) 2/6d, 3/- Drab, 4/-, 5/- Claret on Yellow, 6/-, 10/- Green, 15/- Brown, £1 and £1/5/- (2, one faded). Large part o.g. and generally fine. A scarce group (10)

     

    Lot 422
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $3,800

    Type 21b Italic Overprint on large-size Stamp Duties comprising Litho 1d Bluish-Green ‘Widows Weeds’ , 1/6d Rosine, £6 Blue on Pink, £8 Brownish-Red on Yellow, £9 Yellow-Green on Green, and Typo 6d Dull blue, 1/- Deep Blue on Blue, 2/- Deep Blue on Green and 3/- Maroon on Blue. Mostly part o.g. with some defects, still a very scarce group (9)

    The Type 21b handstamp was introduced about 1894 and was applied to a number of obsolete issues, including the large-size Stamp Duties. All are rare, with at most probably only three examples of each known

      

    Lot 423
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $1,300

    Type 21b Italic Overprint on large-size Stamp Duties comprising Wmk V over Crown (V2) 2/6d (2, one V3 wmk), 3/- Drab, 4/-, 5/- Claret on Yellow, 6/-, 10/- Green, 15/- Brown, £1, £1/5/-, £1/10/- (2)., £2, 45/- and £10, and Wmk V over Crown (V3) 3/-, 4/-, 5/-, 10/- (2) and 15/-. Many large part o.g. and generally fine (21)

     

    Lot 424
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $1,500

    Type 21a Italic Overprint inverted on 3/- Maroon on blue typo, Type 21b italic overprint inverted on 3/- Drab and £10 Lilac. Fine and scarce varieties, £10 no gum (3)

       

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