Saturday, June 27, 2015

Queensland 1 shilling specimen handstamps

Kenneth Scudder in his book "Queensland Postage Stamps 1879 to 1912", lists only one specimen handstamps found on this issue. It is:
  • Type 2. Roman capitals, 23.5 mm x 3.25 mm. Known in black, diagonally up from left to right. It was introduced in mid to late 1880 
Type 2

Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Wmk type 2. Gummed paper. From my collection. Ex Manning


Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Wmk type 2. Gummed paper. From my collection

Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Deep reddish violet. Wmk type 2. Gummed paper. From the collection of Carl Burnett


Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Wmk type 2. From the collection of Dave Elsmore

Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Wmk type 2. From the collection of Dave Elsmore

Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Deep mauve. Wmk type 2. Gummed paper. From the collection of Carl Burnett

Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Wmk type 2. Seen on Ebay


Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Wmk type 2. Seen in a private collection


Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Seen at Status Stamps auctions 2015

Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Wmk type 2. Seen at the Alan Grffith's Spink sale


Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Seen at Status Stamps auction no 223


Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Seen on Ebay


Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Seen on Ebay


Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Seen at Philas Auction no 125

Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Seen at Philas Auction no 125

Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Seen at Philas Auction no 125 


Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Wmk type 2. From my collection


Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Mauve. Seen at Spink auction no 16030 lot no 1154

Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Watermark type 2. Gum. Mauve. Seen on Ebay

Scudder type 2, Roman numeral capitals 23.5 x 3.25 mm in black diagonal upwards from left to right. Watermark type 2. Gum. Mauve. Seen on Ebay

The examples from Dave Elsmore and Carl Burnett are from the Queensland Stamp Collecting Facebook Group

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