Tuesday, December 27, 2011

2d. Queensland blue multiples

Multiples are scarce. Here are examples I have seen grouped under mint, postally used and fiscally used

Mint



2d blue block of 16 (4x4) with all eight lower units being Die II SG 137/c, rejoined between the upper 8 and lower 8 units, large-part original gum. Ex Colonel Harrie Evans and Manning

2d block of 4. Seen on the Internet


SG 1879-81 2d grey-blue 'first sideface', wmk 6, block of 4, fresh large part original gum. Ex Butler and Griffith


S.G. 138, 138c. Crown over Q Type II, 2d. grey-blue Die I and Die II blocks of four, unused with large part original gum. Ex Griffith


2d Bottom marginal mint block of 10. Seen in a private collection


2d block of 6. Seen in a private collection


2d block of 4. Seen in a private collection


2d block of 4. Ex Butler


2d block of 4. Ex Butler

2d block of 4, with the bottom right hand stamp a die 2. Seen in the Queensland Stamp Collecting Facebook Group


Postally used



2d used block of 4. Ex Butler



2d used block of 4. Seen in a private collection


Fiscally used




2d fiscally used block of 9 with a Registrar General stamp dated 20 January 1881. From my collection


2d fiscally used block of 9 courtesy of Dave Elsmore



2d fiscally used block of 30 dated 7 January 1881 courtesy of Dave Elsmore



2d fiscally used block of 24 and a detached block of 6 dated 4 October 1880 courtesy of Dave
Elsmore

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