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Section 1 - Other Perfins

Section 2 - Commercial Overprints

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Section 1 - Other Perfins

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FI.a

User: James McKay & Sons Pty Ltd

Producers of: Self Raising Flour, Tomato Sauce, Jelly Crystals, Sweet Mustard Pickles, Curry Powder, Worcestershire Sauce and Mustard Sauce

Address: 220 Mair St, Ballarat, VIC

Ninth St Mildura, VIC

Rarity Scale: R4

Background: James McKay arrived from Northern Ireland in 1865 and shortly after opened up a retail grocery business in Sebastopol. He soon moved his business to Grant Street Ballarat, and later opened at the corner of Bridge Street and Peel Street, and then the corner of Mair Street and Armstrong Street. The company was incorporated in 1905.

Device: Single Head

Related Patterns: Nil

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Cancelling Devices

Punched & Embossed

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Punch.a

User: Victorian Law Courts

Law Court

Address: 305 William St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use:

c1930 Stamp Duty Series 5/-, £1

c1930 Stamp Duty Series O'printed 'RELIEF' 5/-, 10/- £1, £1-10/-, £2, £5, £10, £25, £50, £100

1930 Relief Tax Series 7d

Rarity Scale:

 

c1930 Series 2/6d R2, 5/- R3, 10/- R3, 15/- R3, £1 R3

 

c1930 Series O'printed 'RELIEF' 5/- R1, 10/- R1, £1 R1, £1-10/- R2, £2 R1, £5 R1, £10 R1, £25 R1, £50 R1, £100 R1

 

193 Relief Tax Series 7d R1

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: VIC: Punch.b Punch.c Punch.d

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Punch.b

User: Victorian Law Courts

Law Court

Address: 305 William St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use:

1911 Series (used c1930-1965) 1/-, 2/-

1915 Series 2d

c1930 Stamp Duty Series 2/6d, 5/-, 10/-, 15/-, £1

1932 Series 1d

Rarity Scale:

 

1911 Series 3d R1, 6d R1, 1/- R1, 1/6d R3, 2/- R2

 

1915 Series 2d R2

 

c1930 Series 2/6d R2, 5/- R3, 10/- R3, 15/- R3, £1 R3

 

1932 Series 1d R3

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: VIC: Punch.a Punch.c Punch.d

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Punch.c

User: Victorian Law Courts

Law Court

Address: 305 William St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use:

1884 Series 2/6d, £10

1911 Series 1/6d, 2/-

Rarity Scale:

 

1884 Series 2/6d R4, £10 R4

 

1911 Series 1/6d R4, 2/- R4

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: VIC: Punch.a Punch.b Punch.d

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Punch.d

User: Victorian Law Courts

Law Court

Address: 305 William St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use:

1902 perf 11 Series 2/6d

Rarity Scale:

 

1902 perf 11 Series 2/6d R4

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: VIC: Punch.a Punch.b Punch.c

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Punch.e

User: Unknown

Address: Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use: 

1886-1899 Series, inscribed 'STAMP DUTY' 1d (shades)

Rarity Scale:

 

1886-1899 Series 1d R4

Background: Rabbits eyes

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: Nil

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Punch.f

User: New Zealand Loans & Merchantile Agency Company Limited

Address: 538 Collins St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use: 

1886-1899 Series, inscribed 'STAMP DUTY' 1d (shades)

Rarity Scale:

 

1886-1899 Series 1d R4

Background:See 'R' tab in main Victoria book

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: Nil

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Punch.g

 

User: Stamp Duty Office

Comptroller of Stamps

Address: 121 Exhibition St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use:

1930 Series (Relief Tax Issues) 5d, £1-5/-, £10

Rarity Scale:

 

1930 Series 5d R2, £1-5/- R4, £10 R4

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: Nil

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Punch.h

User: State Government

Local Government

Address: Government Buildings

Revenue Use:

1911 Series (used c1930-1965) 3d, 6d 1/-, 1/6d, 2/-

1915 Series 2d

c1930 Stamp Duty Series 2/6d, 3/-, 4/-, 5/-, 6/-, 10/-, £1

1932 Series 1d

Rarity Scale:

 

1911 Series 3d R1, 6d R1, 1/- R1, 1/6d R3, 2/- R2

 

1915 Series 2d R2

 

c1930 Series 2/6d R2, 3/- R2, 4/- R1, 5/- R1, 6/- R3, 10/- R1, £1 R2

 

1932 Series 1d R1

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: Nil

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Punch.i

User: Unknown

Address: Melbourne, VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R1

Background: Possible filing punch

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: Nil

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Punch.j

5 Point Star

User: Newell & Co Pty Ltd(unconfirmed)

Shipping Agents

Address: 189 King St, Melbourne, VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R1

Background: Possible filing punch

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: VIC: Punch .j below

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Punch.k

6 Point Star

User: Newell & Co Pty Ltd

Shipping Agents

Address: 189 King St, Melbourne, VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R1

Background: Possible filing punch

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: VIC: Punch .i above

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Punch.l

Bell

User: Unknown

Address: VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R1

Background: Late 1960 pen date

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: Nil

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CANCELLED.a

User: Lands Office

State Government

Address: 570 Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R1

Background:

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: Nil

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CLD.a

User: Prothonotary Office

State Government

Address: 436 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use: 

Rarity Scale: Any R2

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: VIC: CLD.b CLD.c CLD.d CLD.e CLD.f

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CLD.b

User: Prothonotary Office

State Government

Address: 436 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC

Revenue Use: 

Rarity Scale: Any R2

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: VIC: CLD.a CLD.c CLD.d CLD.e CLD.f

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CLD.c

User: Prothonotary Office

State Government

Address: 436 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R2

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: VIC: CLD.a CLD.b CLD.d CLD.e CLD.f

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CLD.d

User: Prothonotary Office

State Government

Address: 436 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R2

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device:

Related Patterns: VIC: CLD.a CLD.b CLD.c CLD.e CLD.f

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CLD.e

User: Prothonotary Office

State Government

Address: 436 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R2

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: VIC: CLD.a CLD.b CLD.c CLD.d CLD.f

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CLD.f

User: Prothonotary Office

State Government

Address: 436 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R2

Background: Given to seperate Government departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: VIC: CLD.a CLD.b CLD.c CLD.d CLD.e

 

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MC.a

User: Commonwealth Trading Bank of Australia

Bank

Address: 8-26 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R4

Background:

Device: Single Die

Related Patterns: Nil

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PAID.a

   

User: Commercial Bank of Australia Limited

Bank

Address: Melbourne, VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R1

Background: Given to banking departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Adjustable Die

Related Patterns: Nil

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OBC.a

Various dates recorded

User: Oriental Banking Corporation

Bank

Address: Melbourne, VIC

Rarity Scale: Any R4

Background: Given to banking departments to cancel Duty Stamps

Device: Single Adjustable Die used to cancel foreign bills.

Related Patterns: Nil

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Section 2 - Commercial Overprints

 Handstamped & Preprinted

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The below overprinted State issues are beyond the scope of this book

   

 

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