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Posted 09/23/2012   11:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Fantastic!
reminds me of the Netherlands 2.5 cent stamp
it has 2 1/2 throughout the background design.

I guess you have an 1871 fiscal, used 16 years later
25th february.
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Posted 09/24/2012   10:29 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Selva to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Any opinion on this 2 pence Queensland. S is broken and the L and A are joined.

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Posted 09/24/2012   7:32 pm  Show Profile Check KGV Collector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add KGV Collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A couple of interesting cancels. Nice thread Rod!


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Posted 09/24/2012   9:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Selva:
You have a SG "Type 12"
this is identified by the backfround lines
meeting the oval line.
In the Type 11 they do not quite meet.
Perhaps we shall dig up a copy of the Type 11 for illustration.

Type 12 are from new printing plates
groups of 4 electrotypes.

Number 2 in each group of electrotypes has the "L" and "A"
of Queensland joined at the foot...Yours

(number three of each group has "P" of Pence with a long downstroke.)

The 2d is known bisected and used as 1d

Acknowledgement : Stanley Gibbons Catalogues.

I cannot identify yours Selva until you disclose the perf
Could be Perf 12 or Perf 9.5 x 12

Broken "S" possibly EFO with overinking
not listed

What to look for?
Oval white flaw on Queen's head behind diadem.


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Edited by rod222 - 09/24/2012 9:16 pm
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Posted 09/24/2012   9:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

John:
Thanks.

1d Type 21 vermilion
P12.5, 13.
wmk6

What to look for?
Perf 12 x 9.5 (non authorised issue)

Do not recognise pmk 514 or 592

Guess = 514 is Rockhampton
(You have 100 post offices ending in TON)

You also have a TAUNTON, and a STONEHENGE


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Posted 09/24/2012   10:49 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Selva to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks rod222 for your responce.Mine is perf 12 and oval white flaw on Queens's head behind diadem,I dont understand. If you could post a sample would we more than glad to look for it unless you prefer me posting one a closer shot just the top part of the stamp. Thanks.
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Posted 09/24/2012   11:19 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi Selva,
then you have an SG180
the constant flaw joined L and A
does not attract a special variety number

Do not worry about the Queen's head flaw,
I expect it to be a white spot similar but smaller
than the cracked plate image.

Yours is not of this type. CV 30p :)
Thanks for posting :)


For the record: There are 12 types of the 2d
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Edited by rod222 - 09/24/2012 11:21 pm
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Posted 09/24/2012   11:34 pm  Show Profile Check KGV Collector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add KGV Collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I had a gentleman from Canada tell me that his Grandfather came from Longreach.

As bonus stamps I gave him the stamp above with a Longreach cancel which also carried 592.

Also gave a buyer in Rockhamton a Rockhampton and a 514 cancel

Also gave a buyer from Roma one of these stamps with a Roma cancel. Can not remember the number.

I had totally forgotten about doing any of this until I read your a possible Rockhampton description.
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Posted 09/24/2012   11:38 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I may remind readers here, I am only learning Queensland
and I may make mistakes.

Like this supposedly SG206 looks like SG203 to me
(ie vermilion v red orange)
I wonder what other readers think?
(ps nice example of bust penetrating oval variety)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Stamps-Quee...em43b34c9cff

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Posted 09/24/2012   11:40 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks John! great stuff.
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Posted 10/09/2016   01:00 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

For the record.
Sold $40

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Posted 10/09/2016   05:51 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Jad to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for the thread rod222.
First stamp, an example of the "P" of pence with long downstroke for you, condition sad but rescued ;)
ATB....Jad





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Edited by Jad - 10/09/2016 07:25 am
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Posted 10/09/2016   06:15 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Wow!
very nice Jad ! saved in my database.

Jad, you will need to adjust your thinking.
esp with Queensland, that stamp is not "sad", it's bonzer.

All stamps do not need to be Mint unhinged and pristine,

Lovely Postmark too Jad "6 barred 595" (sideface) rated 2R 2nd degree rare.
Lappa Lappa (aboriginal name for a large rock bluff at the now named Lappa Junction)

Check your Postmarks with this wonderful site.....

http://queenslandstampnumerals.blog...ch/label/595

PS: Get your magnifying glass out, I think the stamp adjacent has the extended "P" also..........




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Edited by rod222 - 10/09/2016 06:25 am
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Posted 10/09/2016   07:36 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Jad to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Glad you like her Rod, least I can do is add a better scan of the Lady for you.
Had a quick look at your great link & can see I'll be in there for hours.
Steeeep learning curve mate. I still need to learn spell check
I couldn't tell so re-scanned the second stamp, it might be the very thing you warned me about, how the cancels can effect what we see ;)
I don't think it is one but I'm still not sure. Best I can get out of the old scanner. & no auto correct used.
Thanks for your help...........Jad

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Edited by Jad - 10/09/2016 08:10 am
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Posted 10/09/2016   07:56 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Jad, You are correct, it is a normal issue.
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