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Lot# 3560 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3560 New South Wales

    1892: Printed form 'Specimen & Reprint Stamps of New South Wales With Years of Issue' featuring New South Wales issues with 28 Postage Stamps from 'Registration' (6 d.) red & blue perf., through to Courbould 5 s. purple, Map 5 s. lilac and 'Postage' in blue on 10 s. lilac & claret and £ 1 lilac & carmine, variously overprinted REPRINT (eight stamps), 'Specimen' (18) or upper case SPECIMEN (2) in black, with 1891/92 Postage Due set of ten values from ½ d. to 20 s. all overprrinted lower case 'Specimen' (4 values) or SPECIMEN (6) in black. Annotated at top "Madame Guernier, voilà le Stock", presumably by a Postal employee. Folded away from the adhesives, a very interesting form and insight as to how these stamps were initially displayed and sold.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF