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Lot No. 848

Auction No. 28
Category "SPECIMEN" & "CANCELLED" Overprints or Handstamp
    Western Australia
      States and Territories
Est. $100
Status SOLD $100



1861 6d purple-brown with swan wmk, perf 14 with type GB6 "SPECIMEN" ovpt normally used at Somerset House on British stamps but also on Colonial issues under their control until 1862. Note below SG 46 "… 6d purple-brown & 6d yellow green are known in this perforation (Perf. 14) overprinted specimen….". Despite faults incl missing lower right corner & only MH part og, this is a useful example.


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