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Sale 1081 — The Goldfarm Collection of Australia Kangaroo and Map Series

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 October, 2014

Category — Specimen Stamps

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3171
S
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3171, Specimen Stamps 10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C Overprint (BW 49x), 10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C Overprint (BW 49x)10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C Overprint (BW 49x). Lightly hinged, quite fresh, nicely centered, Very Fine

A$ 375
120
3172
S
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3172, Specimen Stamps 10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C1 Overprint, with Damaged “C” in “SPECIMEN” (BW 49xb), 10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C1 Overprint, with Damaged “C” in “SPECIMEN” (BW 49xb)10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C1 Overprint, with Damaged “C” in “SPECIMEN” (BW 49xb). H.r., fairly well-centered, typical pale shade, Fine, a particularly scarce variety of this specimen

A$ 1,750
400
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3173
S
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3173, Specimen Stamps 10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C1a Overprint, with Damaged “S” and “C” in “SPECIMEN” (BW 49xc), 10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C1a Overprint, with Damaged “S” and “C” in “SPECIMEN” (BW 49xc)10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C1a Overprint, with Damaged “S” and “C” in “SPECIMEN” (BW 49xc). Lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, typical pale shade, Very Fine, an especially choice example of this, the rarest variety of the “SPECIMEN” overprint on the Small Multiple Watermark Ten Shillings value

A$ 5,000
1,500
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3174
S
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3174, Specimen Stamps 10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C2 Overprint, with Shaved “P” Variety (BW 49xd), 10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C2 Overprint, with Shaved “P” Variety (BW 49xd)10sh Gray and Pale Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C2 Overprint, with Shaved “P” Variety (BW 49xd). Mild h.r., fairly well-centered, typical pale shade, Very Fine and scarce

A$ 1,750
475
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3175
S
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3175, Specimen Stamps £2 Gray and Rose Crimson, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 57x), £2 Gray and Rose Crimson, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 57x)£2 Gray and Rose Crimson, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 57x). Mint N.H., particularly well-centered, strong fresh colors, Very Fine, a choice example of this high value specimen

A$ 900
400
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3176
S
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3176, Specimen Stamps £2 Gray and Rose Crimson, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 57x), £2 Gray and Rose Crimson, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 57x)£2 Gray and Rose Crimson, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 57x). Mint N.H., well-centered, rich colors, Very Fine

A$ 900
500
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3177
S
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3177, Specimen Stamps £2 Gray and Rose Crimson, Broken Coast in Bight Variety, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 57(D)r/x), £2 Gray and Rose Crimson, Broken Coast in Bight Variety, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 57(D)r/x)£2 Gray and Rose Crimson, Broken Coast in Bight Variety, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 57(D)r/x). Very lightly hinged, strong rich colors, Fine, especially scarce having this listed duty plate variety

A$ 900
200
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3178
S
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3178, Specimen Stamps 10sh Gray and Pink, Broken Coast near Sydney and White Flaw after “I” of “AUSTRALIA” Variety, “SPECIMEN” Overprint Type C1, with Damaged “C” in “SPECIMEN” (BW 50(D)j/xb), 10sh Gray and Pink, Broken Coast near Sydney and White Flaw after “I” of “AUSTRALIA” Variety, “SPECIMEN” Overprint Type C1, with Damaged “C” in “SPECIMEN” (BW 50(D)j/xb)10sh Gray and Pink, Broken Coast near Sydney and White Flaw after “I” of “AUSTRALIA” Variety, “SPECIMEN” Overprint Type C1, with Damaged “C” in “SPECIMEN” (BW 50(D)j/xb). Lightly hinged, bright colors, nicely centered, couple of nibbed perforations, Very Fine, a scarce specimen, particularly with the listed duty plate variety, ex Hardy

A$ 2,000
400
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3179
S
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3179, Specimen Stamps 10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C2 Overprint, with Shaved “P” Variety (BW 50xd), 10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C2 Overprint, with Shaved “P” Variety (BW 50xd)10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C2 Overprint, with Shaved “P” Variety (BW 50xd). Lightly hinged, fresh colors, nicely centered, Very Fine

A$ 2,000
375
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3180
S
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3180, Specimen Stamps 10sh Gray and Pink, Vertical White Lines through Grass Variety, “SPECIMEN” Type C2 Overprint, with Shaved “P” Variety (BW 50xd var), 10sh Gray and Pink, Vertical White Lines through Grass Variety, “SPECIMEN” Type C2 Overprint, with Shaved “P” Variety (BW 50xd var)10sh Gray and Pink, Vertical White Lines through Grass Variety, “SPECIMEN” Type C2 Overprint, with Shaved “P” Variety (BW 50xd var). Lightly hinged, well-centered, fresh colors, Very Fine, a scarce variety of the “SPECIMEN” overprint on a stamp displaying an unlisted vignette plate variety, ex Hardy

A$ 2,000
450
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3181
S
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3181, Specimen Stamps 10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C Overprint, with Damaged “N” Variety (BW 50x var), 10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C Overprint, with Damaged “N” Variety (BW 50x var)10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type C Overprint, with Damaged “N” Variety (BW 50x var). Mint N.H., typical pale shade, attractively centered, couple of minor gum bends, Very Fine, this variety with the distinctive malformed “N” of “SPECIMEN” is unlisted in the Brusden-White catalogue

E. 400-500
250
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3182
Sbl
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3182, Specimen Stamps 10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 50xf), 10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 50xf)10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 50xf). Block of four, with the bottom right stamp being the fox-faced kangaroo variety, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., strong colors, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce specimen block of four, especially desirable containing the listed vignette plate variety

A$ 1,000
350
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3183
Sbl
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3183, Specimen Stamps 10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 50xf), 10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 50xf)10sh Gray and Pink, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 50xf). Impressive block of 18 (6x3), representing the first three rows of a forme of 30 (Positions R1-18), several of the stamps displaying listed varieties including elongated tail, very short Spencer's Gulf and a white spot before “P” of “POSTAGE”, lightly hinged mostly along top row, nine stamps Mint N.H., rather well centered, strong fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, an important specimen multiple

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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3184
Sbl
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3184, Specimen Stamps £2 Gray and Rose Crimson, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 58xa), £2 Gray and Rose Crimson, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 58xa)£2 Gray and Rose Crimson, “SPECIMEN” Type D Overprint (BW 58xa). Block of four, with the top left stamp displaying the white flaw in Bight variety (BW 58(D)f), bottom left stamp lightly hinged, other three Mint N.H., deep luxuriant colors, fairly well-centered, Fine-Very Fine

A$ 3,000
1,000
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