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    THE WILLIAM MCCREDIE COLLECTION, SPECIMEN AND UPU STAMPS, POSTAGE DUES

    Lot 328
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $625

    1902 Blank at Base d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 6d and 8d (1d, 3d, 4d and 6d with Wmk Inverted), and 1902-04 Design Completed 5d, 1/- and 2/- (2) optd vertical ''SPECIMEN'' as used by Tasmania for UPU distribution. Few small faults but generally fine, one 2/- no gum (11)

     

    Lot 329
    Estimate: $450 Realised Price : $650

    1902 Blank at Base d, 2d and 3d (latter wmk inverted) optd vertical 'SPECIMEN' (as applied in Tasmania) with additional 'ULTRAMAR' handstamp in blue, as used for UPU distribution to Portuguese Colonies. 3d stained on reverse, others fine no gum (3)

     

    Lot 330
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $700

    1902 Blank at Base 2d and 1902-04 Design Completed 10d, each with 'ULTRAMAR' receiving handstamp in violet, applied in Lisbon prior to despatch of UPU specimens to the Portuguese Colonies. These two stamps form part of the distribution from Queensland, which supplied unused stamps. Also with a folder said to have been used by Portugal for forwarding UPU specimens to its Colonies

     

    Lot 331
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $725

    1902 Blank at Base 3d and 6d, and 1902-04 Design Completed 1d, 4d (wmk inverted), 5d and 1/- (2) CTO with four concentric circles, as used by Western Australia for UPU distribution. Fine no gum (7)

     

    Lot 332
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1902-04 Design Completed d to 20/- optd sans-serif 'SPECIMEN' as used by New South Wales for UPU distribution. The d, 1d, 3d, 4d, 6d, 8d, 1/- and 5/- with Wmk Inverted. Generally in better than average condition for this set (14)

     

    Lot 333
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $525

    1902-04 Design Completed 20/- Dull Green optd 'SPECIMEN' with additional 'ULTRAMAR' handstamp, as used for UPU distribution to Portuguese Colonies. Fine, no gum

     

    Lot 334
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $675

    1909 Wmk Crown over Double-lined A Thick paper d to 1, CTO with 'MELBOURNE' cds SP 30 09, as used for UPU distribution, no gum (11)

      

    Lot 335
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $2,400

    1909 Wmk Crown over Double-lined A Thick Paper d to 1, CTO with 'MELBOURNE' cds SP 30 09, and with additional 'ULTRAMAR' receiving handstamp, applied at Lisbon prior to distribution to Portuguese Colonies. Fine no gum and rare (11)

      

    Lot 336
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,800

    1909 Wmk Crown over Double-lined A Thick paper 1 with 'MELBOURNE CTO and additional 'MUESTRA' receiving handstamp in Violet. This handstamp is believed to have been applied to high values by the Spanish P.O. prior to despatch to Colonies. Very fine and believed to be unique

     

    Lot 337
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $2,100

    1922-30 Third Wmk d, 1d, 1d, 2d, 3d and 6d, with Melbourne CTO and additional seriffed 'SPECIMEN' receiving handstamp, ex Bechuanaland UPU collection. Few small perf faults on some values, otherwise fine and a unique set (6)

     

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