Australia #J91-J92 (SG#D137-D138) 6d - 8d Green & Carmine Red 1958-1960 Redrawn Postage Dues, No Watermark, Fine NH and VFNH Examples Showing a Range of Shades

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A primarily VFNH (one 8d is LH) selection of the 6d and 8d re-drawn and unwatermarked postage due stamps, printed by lithography and engraving. Previous issues were watermarked. This issue comes in a wide variety of shades, both for the frame and vignette colours. The frame shades on this selection vary from deep yellow green to deep green. The vignette shades show considerable variation from pale rosine to carmine-red.

Gibbons lists these at 17 pounds (approx.$34) for NH, and counting them all as the basic stamps.  A great lot to get you started on a specialized collection of this fascinating postage due issue. The stamps offered here grade between 70 and 75 as follows:

Centering/Margins 40/70, and 45/70 

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10