Sunday, July 8, 2012

Queensland 1 shilling cancelled handstamps

Here are some examples of the one shilling manuscript cancelled handstamps in magenta and black ink. For general information on the specimen and cancelled handstamps see here

Note: While there is a general consensus that these cancellations are proof material, further research is needed to put this beyond doubt


1/- mauve wmk type 2 with manuscript ‘Cancelled’ diagonally upwards in magenta ink. Ex McCredie

1/- Pale Lilac wmk type 2 with manuscript ‘Cancelled’ diagonally upwards in magenta ink. Seen in the Prestige Philately Manning auction

1/- mauve wmk type 2 with manuscript ‘Cancelled’ diagonally upwards in magenta ink. Ex Griffiths. Seen in the Queensland Facebook Group


1/- mauve wmk type 2 with manuscript ‘Cancelled’ diagonally upwards in magenta ink. From the Griffiths collection auctioned by Spink in 2012


1/- mauve wmk type 2 with a reversed manuscript ‘Cancelled’ diagonally downwards in magenta ink. Has gum


1/- Pale Lilac wmk type 2 with manuscript ‘Cancelled’ diagonally upwards in magenta ink. Has gum. Courtesy of Dave Elsmore


1/- Pale Lilac wmk type 2 with a partially shown manuscript ‘Cancelled’ diagonally upwards in magenta ink. Has gum. Courtesy of Dave Elsmore


1/- mauve wmk type 2 with manuscript ‘Cancelled’ diagonally upwards black ink. The black ink example is not listed by Scudder. Ex Griffiths. Seen in the Queensland Facebook Group 


1/- mauve wmk type 2 with manuscript ‘Cancelled’ diagonally upwards black ink. No gum. Seen on the Queensland Facebook page

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