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    SPECIMEN STAMPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, U.P.U. SPECIMEN STAMPS

    Lot 517
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $1,050

    1889-92 the complete set of U.P.U. distributions with ‘SPECIMEN’ overprints, comprising Type 1 overprint on 1865 1/-, 1871-73 3d, 1882-85 6d, 1885-93 ½d, 2d, 4d, 1/-, and 1888 1d, 2d, 4d ; and Samuel Type D12 overprint on 1892 2½d and 5d. all part o.g. and generally fine (12)

    The 1865 1/-, 1871-73 3d, 1882-85 6d, 1885-93 ½d and 1888 1d, 2d and 4d were distributed in November 1889; the 1885-93 2d, 4d and 1/- in December 1891; and the 2½d and 5d in March 1892

      

    Lot 518
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $500

    1889-92 U.P.U. distributions with ‘SPECIMEN’ overprints, duplicated group with Type 1 overprint, comprising 1865 1/- (2), 1871-73 3d, 1882-85 6d, 1885-93 ½d, and 1888 1d (2), 2d and 4d. The 2d and 6d oxidised, and other faults, still a useful group mostly large part o.g. (9)

     

    Lot 519
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $190

    1888 Wmk Crown CA sideways Perf 14 1d, 2d and 4d with Type 1 overprint, fine but 1d no gum. Cat £225

     

    Lot 520
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $900

    1902 Wmk V over Crown Perf 12½ Melbourne Printings 2d, 4d, 8d, 9d, 10d, 2/-, 2/6d, 5/-, 10/- and £1 cancelled-to-order with four concentric circles, fine no gum, and lacking only the 1d to complete the set (10). Ex Butler

    This set was distributed to the UP.U. in 1904

     

    Lot 521
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1902 Wmk V over Crown Perf 12½ 2d, 8d, 9d, 10d and 5/- cancelled-to-order with four concentric circles, no gum. Ex Butler (5)

     

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