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 Tasmania Revenue Stamps

ISSN 1836-0084

This is a 'work in progress' from a series of on line catalogues to help the collector and dealer alike

 

This FREE online catalogue is courtesy of Dave Elsmore

 This is a Catalogue only.

Nothing is for sale from these pages. It is purely to help guide you to better collecting.

Priced from Collectors, Dealers & Auctions.

I would welcome any comments to improve the pages.

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Constantly updated as information and prices are sourced.

Prices in Australian $ are for sound copies, damaged copies by negotiation.

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Presentation Proof in Blue

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Contents:

George & Dragon Adhesive 1863-1918. Platypus Adhesive 1880-1950. Queen's Head 1900-1944. Numeral 1904-1955. Koskie Adhesive 1955-1965. Revenue Stamped Paper [Impressed] 1827-1965. Gambling Tax 1904-1965. Joint Commonwealth and State Amusements Duties 1917-1933. Beer Duty 1880-1919. Wages Tax 1935-1940. Tax Instalments 1941-42. Postal Notes 1888

 

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1863 George & Dragon

"An Act to provide for the raising of Stamp Duties in Tasmania" 27 Vic. No. 38. Assented on 24.9.1863

          

Printed in sheets of 240, 12 x 20

1863 Watermark Numeral 1[found equally inverted as upright] Imperf Mint x 4

3d-$80.00 2/6d-$40.00 5/--$100.00 10/--$180.00

10/-Imperf 10/- proof in black-$300.00

Issue dates:

2/6 carmine, 1 November 1863

5/- brown, January 1864

10/- orange-yellow & orange-brown, January 1864

3d green, January 1865

Reprints [1886 with or without overprint REPRINT [16 or 17mm] on tough thin no wmk paper. Also found inverted on 3d]-$15.00 each

Reprints [1889 on white card without overprint REPRINT]-$10.00 each

Reprints [1901 Overprinted REPRINT on card perf 11 with period]-$15.00 each

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        3d Earliest Recorded Date 28.2.1865                 2/6 Earliest Recorded Date 16.11.1863          10/- Earliest Recorded Date 30.1.1864

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1863 Unofficial Perforations

          

1863 Watermark Numeral 1[found equally inverted as upright] Perf 10[unoffical till 1869], 11-12 - 1867 Mint x 3

3d-$20.00 2/6d-$15.00 5/--$25.00 10/--$35.00

2/6 Double print-$150.00

Perf 10 1864-1870 [J Walch & Sons Hobart]-$50.00

Perf 12 1864 [R Harris]-$75.00

2/6 vertical double perf [R Harris]-$75.00

Perf 11-12 1867 [J Walch & Sons Hobart]-$30.00

Perforations: Unofficial perforations were done by two local firms. A perforation 12 machine was used by Robert Harris, a bookseller of Patterson St Launceston and a perforation 10 machine was used by J H B Walch & Sons [largest licensed vendors of stamps in Tasmania] stationers, of Hobart, unofficially until 1869, after that date officially for the Government.

The perforation 10 & 12 were used prior to late 1868. In late 1868-1869 Walch introduced a perf machine gauging 11.6 [known as 11, EKD 20.10.68]. Commencing in late 1869 Walsh introduced another perf machine gauging 11.8 [known as 12, EKD 19.9.1869]. Compound perf 11.6 x 11.8 or 11.8 x 11.6 are exceedingly rare.

On 30.11.1870 the following stock was destroyed; 28,327 x 3d, 26,630 x 2/6, 25,908 x 10/- & on 13.4.1871 17,816 x 5/-

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Reissue: 11 May 1880

New colours 2/6 lake 5/- sage green & 10/- salmon.

      

2/6 Earliest Recorded Date 13.5.1880

1880 [Dragon reissue] Watermark Numeral 1 [found equally inverted as upright] Perf 11, 11-12 Mint x 2 2/6 much poorer printing

2/6d-$10.00 5/--$15.00 10/--$25.00

3d[not reissued]-2/6-5/--10/-Black Imperf Proofs [1880] very faintly watermarked TAS-$200.00 each

SPECIMEN overprint [1886] on watermarked paper-$250.00 each

Varieties:

2/6dImperf at top or left margin-$200.00 each

5/-&10/-Imperf-$200.00 each

10/-Watermark sideways-$250.00

10/-No Watermark [perf 11]-$150.00

10/-Imperf at top or left margin-$350.00 each

Perforations: The 1871 Government machine is called 11, the 1884 Government machine is called 11 instead of 12 as in most other catalogues

2/6 30,000, 5/- 60,000, 10/- 30,000

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New Paper

Much Crisper Print

1888 Watermark TAS [typeII] Perf 11 Mint x 2

2/6d-$20.00

In 1888 the plate was horizontally cut in half. Sheets now 120, 12 x 10

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Dangerous 2/6d Dragon Forgery

How can you identify this forgery? read on:

  

     

Perforated forgeries; 9 times out of 10 if you have a postally used copy it will be a forged stamp and postmark, so beware!!

For easy identification, on the original, the first S of SHILLINGS and the P in SIXPENCE line up nearly horizontal. The S is low, and the P much higher in the forgeries, plus the margins are huge

                 

Forgery found in seven different colours

2/6d-Forgery-$200.00 each

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Overprinted REVENUE

1900 Watermark Numeral 1 Perf 11 Mint x 4

10/--$150.00

The 2/6d wmk numeral 1 listed in other works does not exist

Watermark TAS  [typeII] Perf 11 Mint x 3

5/--$35.00 10/--$45.00

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Overprinted REVENUE

                      

                Normal Overprint                                                        Overprint Double                                                     Overprint Inverted

1900 Watermark TAS Perf 11 Mint x 3

2/6d-$10.00 5/--$30.00 10/--$45.00

2/6d Varieties:

2/6d-REVENUE double-$200.00 mint only

2/6d-REVENUE inverted-$150.00

2/6d-Imperf-$400.00 mint or used

2/6d-Imperf horizontally between pair-$600.00

2/6d-No Watermark-$250.00

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REVENUE 2mm high

1903 Watermarked 4 Perf 11 Mint x 4

2/6d-$35.00

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Sub-charge

1918 Watermark TAS  [typeII] Perf 11 Mint x 2

5don10/--$15.00

5d Varieties:

5d REVENUE & 5d. inverted-$150.00

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Latter day posthumous stamp size die proofs

             

         

c1930 Latter day posthumous die proofs, printed in red-$80.00ea

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From 1880-1955 sheet size was 120 in two panes of 60 with centre gutter

1880 Platypus

Issued 19.4.1880

1880 Watermark TAS Perf 14 Inverted Watermark x 2 Mint x 2

1d-50c 3d-$2.00 6d-$3.00 1/--$8.00

Key Plate Die proof in Black [c1877]-$800.00

1d-3d-6d-1/-- Imperf Colour Proof Key plates, TAS watermark [inverted]-$2800.00

3d-Overprinted CANCELLED [c1880] on watermarked paper-$1500.00

Set Overprinted SPECIMEN [1901] on watermarked paper

SPECIMEN Horizontal-1d-$100.00 3d-$100.00 6d-$120.00 1/--$150.00

SPECIMEN Vertical-1d-$100.00 3d-$30.00 6d-$60.00 1/--$30.00

1d&6d 1901 Overprinted REPRINT perf 12 on very thick paper [3d found with inverted REPRINT also all values found without overprint REPRINT. Locally printed]-$15.00 each

Imperf values reported but unseen

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Overprinted REVENUE

1900 Watermark TAS Perf 14 Inverted Watermark x 3 Mint x 2

3d-$10.00 1/--$800.00

3d REVENUE double [Horizontal & Vertical]-$1000.00 [mint or used]

REVENUF-$100.00

REVENUK[see below]-$100.00

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1900

[new perforation, 2d added]

    

1900 [reissue] Watermark TAS Perf 11 Mint x 2.

1d-$4.00 2d-$4.00 6d-$10.00 1/--$25.00

1d Perfin A for Adams-$300.00

1d Varieties:

1d-[blue/blue value, Nov 1900]$4.00

1d-[light blue/blue value, Mar 1901]-$10.00

1d-[light blue/light blue value, late 1902]-$6.00

1d-[blue/light blue value, Jan 1903]-$6.00

1d Imperf [horizontally] between pair-$600.00

1d Imperf [vertically] between pair-$600.00

1d Imperf [vertically in a horizontal row of 3]-$550.00

1d REVENUE double overprint-$80.00

1d REVENUE omitted-$100.00

1d REVENUE inverted-$80.00

1d REVENUF-$60.00

1d BEVENUE-$60.00

1d Value misplaced high-$40.00

1d Broken ONE PENNY[see below]-$250.00

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2d Varieties:

2d Imperf [vertically] between-$200.00

2d Value omitted-$100.00

2d TWO PENCE double-$150.00

2d Broken W in TWO PENCE-$250.00

2d REVENUF-$60.00

2d PENOE-$100.00

6d Varieties:

6d REVENUE inverted-$250.00

6d REVENUE Double key plate impression-$300.00

6d REVENUF-$80.00

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1/- Varieties:

1/--[1st printing Nov 1900 Pink/Rose value]-$25.00

1/--[2nd printing Sep-Oct 1901 Pale Pink 'shades'/Rose value]-$45.00

1/- REVENUE inverted-$250.00

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Help Needed

Papermakers wmk? Do you know? if so please contact me

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1900

[Overprinted with Sub-Charge 1d or Surcharge 4d]

       

a                                   b                                  c                                  d                                  e

1903 Watermark TAS Perf 11. Mint x 2. Used multiples x 2.

[a]-1Don3d-'D' of '1D' always lower than '1 of '1D'. 'D' of '1D' most are leaning to the left-$280.00

'1D' Double [one only per sheet] [Row 12 Stamp 5]-$1,000.00

Thick 'D' in '1D' showing smaller centre of 'D' [Row7 Stamp 1. Row10 Stamps 4 & 5. Row 11 Stamp 10]-$350.00ea

'1' of '1D' Leaning to right [Row1 Stamps 6&8. Row 2 Stamps 1 & 9. Row 6 Stamp 10]-$350.00

'1D' low by 2mm in a strip of 3 [one only per sheet] [Row 9 Stamp 9]-$1,500.00

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[b]-1don3d 1903-$10.00

Inverted '1d'-$20.00

Inverted '1d' & REVENUE Double [horizontal]-$250.00

Thin 1 in 1d[R3S3]-$250.00

REVENUE Double [horizontal]-$125.00

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[c]-1don3d 1903-$10.00

Inverted '1d'-$20.00

REVENUE Double [horizontal]-$125.00

BEVENUE-$100.00

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[d]-1don3d 1904-$30.00

Inverted '1d' with tripple REVENUE overprint [horizontal]'-$200.00

Inverted '1d'--$100.00

Bite left side of 1d-$45.00

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[e]-4don3d 1905 also reissued 1917-$40.00

REVENUF[on any]-add$50.00

REVENUK[on any]-add$50.00

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1903 [reissue] Watermark TAS Perf 11¾ On wafer thin paper

1d-$35.00

REVENUF-$100.00

REVENUK-$100.00

Broken ONE PENNY-$250.00

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1929 No Watermark Perf 11 Perfins x 4 Mint x 2

1d-$20.00  NINE PENCE-$15.00   9D-$25.00   7/6d [Perf 11,1933]-$40.00

1d Top margin imperf-$100.00

9d Imperf between-$350.00

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[Roulette]

               

                                                     a                                    b                                  c

1929 No Watermark Roulette 6 Perfins x 4 Mint x 2

1d-$15.00   9D-[a]-$15.00  9D-[b]-$15.00  9D--[c][1950]-$15.00   7/6d-$35.00

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1960 Latter day posthumous die proof strike, printed in blue from desk ink pad-$40.00

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1900 Queen Victoria Head

Overprinted REVENUE & Sub-Charged or Surcharged

         

                                                     a                                  b                                  c

1900 Watermark TAS Perf 14 Mint x 2

£1-[a]-$15.00   5d on 1-[b][1919]-$45.00   1s on 1--[c][1919]-$80.00

1-[a] [dated between 1900-1902]-$50.00

1-[a] [dated between 1903-1965]-$15.00

REVENUF[on any]x 3

1-[a]double REVENUE-$150.00

1-Handstamped REVENUE-$30.00 non official?

1-[c] double '1s.'-$240.00[for vertical pair]

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From 1904-1955 sheet size was 120 in two panes of 60 with centre gutter

1904 Numeral

1904 Watermark V/Crown [upright or inverted] Perf 12x12 comb Perfins x 2 Mint x 3

1d-.50c 2d-.50c 3d-$5.00 4d-$5.00 6d-$15.00 1/--$8.00 2/6d-$8.00 5/--$8.00 10/--$25.00 1-$30.00

1d-[perf 11]-$5.00[reported but unseen]

1d-[perf 12x11]-$5.00[reported but unseen]

1d-[perf 11x11]-$5.00[reported but unseen]

1d-[perf 12]-$20.00 4d-[perf 12 wmk upright]-$35.00 4d-[perf 12 inv wmk]-$20.00

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1907 Watermark Crown/A Perf 11, 11x11, 11½x12, 11x11½, 11, 12, 12x11 or 12x11 Not all perfs found on all values Perfins x 2 Mint x 3

1d-.50c 2d-.50c 3d-$2.00 6d-$3.00 1/--$2.00 2/6d-$8.00 5/--$8.00

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1907 [emergency print] Watermark Crown/A Perf 11.8x11 Perfins x 2 Mint x 3

1son3d 1907-$280.00

1917 [reissued] Watermark Crown/A Perf 11.8x11 Perfins x 2 Mint x 3

1son3d 1917-$220.00

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Security Underprint

1919 No Watermark [Security under-print, a Crown over TAS] Perf 12x11 Perfins x 2 Mint x 3

1d-.50c 2d-.50c 3d-$1.00 4d-$10.00 5d-$20.00 6d-$5.00 1/--$3.00 2/6d-$8.00 5/--$8.00 10/--$12.00

Perf 11 2d-$1.50 3d-$2.00 1/--$3.00 2/6-$5.00 10/--$15.00

Perf 11 2d-$5.00 6d-$5.00 1/--$5.00 2/6--$10.00 5/-[yellow buff]-$5.00 5/-[ochre]-$5.00

5d Die Proof [dated 9 June 1921]-$500.00

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1920 No Watermark or Security Under-print Perf 11, 12, 11, 12x11 or 12x11 Not all perfs found on all values Perfins x 2 Mint x 3

1d-$3.00 2d-$3.00 3d-$3.00 4d[perf 11]-$8.00 5d-$5.00 6d-$5.00 1/--$2.00 2/6d-$5.00 5/--$10.00 10/--$10.00

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1920 No Watermark or Security Under-print Roulette 6 Perfins x 2 Mint x 3

1d-.50c 2d-.50c 3d-$1.00 4d-$3.00 5d-$10.00 6d-$3.00 9d-$75.00 1/--$1.00 2/6d-$4.00 2/6d[orange 1941]-$6.00 5/--$5.00 10/--$10.00 10/-[green 1954]-$80.00 1[1949]-$30.00

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1953 [emergency sub charge] Watermark Crown/A Perf 11x11[1909] Perf 12x11[1917] Perfins x 2 Mint x 3

d on 1d-$5.00

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                                           d -11d                             1/--10/-                             1-5

1955 No Watermark Roulette 6Perfins x 2 Mint x 3

d-$8.00 1d-.50c 2d-.50c 2d-$40.00 3d-.50c 4d-.50c 5d-.50c 6d-.50c 9d-$5.00 11d-$4.00 1/--.50c 2/6d-$2.00 5/--$2.00 10/--$5.00 1-$5.00 5-$15.00

Black Imperf Proofs-$100.00ea

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1961 Watermark offset T T  Roulette 6 or 20 or compound Perfins x 2 Mint x 3

1d-.50c 2d-.50c 3d-.50c 4d-.50c 5d[yellow]-.50c 5d[green]-$1.00 6d-.50c 11d-$10.00 1/--.50c 2/6d-$1.00 5/--$1.00 10/--$8.00 1-$6.00

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1966

Sheet size 120 with no centre gutter

         

                                                                       Various designs 1c-50c                                                          $1-$20

1966 Watermark offset T T  upright, inverted or sideways Roulette 6 or 20 or compound Perfins x 2  Mint x 2

1c-.50c 2c-.50c 3c-.50c 4c-.50c 5c-.50c 6c-50c 7c-.50c 8c-.50c 8c[lemon]-$220.00 9c-.50c 10c-.50c 12c-.50c 15c-.50c 20c-.50c 25c-.50c 50c-$1.00 $1-$1.00 $2-$2.00 $3-$5.00 $5-$8.00 $10-$8.00

$1[imperf]-$15.00

Black Imperf Proofs-$10.00ea

All 8c lemon values are on inverted watermark

1980 Watermark offset T T  upright, inverted or sideways Roulette 4 Mint x 2

10c-$3.00 $1-$2.00 $2-$3.00 $5-$8.00 $10-$8.00 $20on$20-$25.00

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Newspaper Duty

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

1827 Circular hand-stamp

1827 [all in words] Plain paper document cut out Full document BLACK x 3 Full document RED x 2 [the red and black prices are for full strike's partial strike's, by negotiation]

2d[black]-$200.00 2d[orange]-$100.00

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Cheques & Receipts

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

1865 Circular hand-stamp

  

1865 [all in words] Plain paper document cut out Full document x 10

1d[red29mm1865]-$30.00 1d[red28mm1879]-$30.00

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1867 Circular Impressed

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

  

1867 [all in words] Plain paper document cut out Full document x 10

1d[colourless32mm1867]-$30.00 1d[colourless32mm1871]-$30.00

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1918 Impressed

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

         

                                   c1933                                              1920                                   1933                                          1935

            

                                                         1953                                               1922                                           1920  

    

                                                                                   25mm 1956                          16mm 1965

 

        

c1955

From 1918 Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

d-[c1933]-$60.00 1d-[1920]-$25.00 1d-[1933 on card see betting tickets below]-$50.00 1d[1955 red]-$25.00 2d[1935]-$30.00 2d[1955 red]-$25.00 2d[1953]-$100.00 3d[oval,1920]-$15.00 3d[1955 red]-$25.00 3d[1965]-$35.00 4d[1922]-$45.00 4d[1955 red]-$25.00 5d[1920]-$60.00 6d[1920]-$5.00 6d[1956]-$15.00

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Handstamped

Onto Document

 

From1940 Cut out. On document x 6

DUTY PAID[in blue]-$30.00

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1880 Impressed Platypus

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

   

Proof 2-8-1877

1880 [all in words] Colourless with date plugs Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

1d-$10.00 3d-$20.00 6d-$20.00 1/--$20.00 1/6d-$25.00 2/--$25.00 2/6d-$30.00 3/--$45.00 7/6d-$80.00 20-$250.00

Proof[dated 2.8.77]-$200.00each

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1880 [all in words] Colourless without date plugs Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

1d-$5.00 2d[1905]-$80.00 3d-$10.00 6d-$10.00 2/6d-$30.00

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1882 [all in words] Red with date plugs Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

1d-$40.00 2d-$40.00 3d-$10.00 6d-$10.00 9d-$30.00 1/--$10.00 1/3d-$50.00 1/6d-$10.00 2/--$20.00 2/6d-$10.00 3/--$25.00 3/6d-$35.00 4/--$30.00 4/6d-$30.00 5/--$20.00 6/--$30.00 7/--$55.00 7/6d-$60.00 8/--$40.00 9/--$40.00 10/--$15.00 1-$20.00 2/10/--$50.00 5-$30.00 10-$100.00 12/10/--$150.00 20-$250.00

3d[year plug missing]-$25.00

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1885 [all in words] Red without plugs Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3

2d-$80.00 3d-$5.00 6d-$5.00 9d-$60.00 1/--$5.00 1/3d-$180.00 1/6d-$15.00 2/--$15.00 2/6d-$10.00 3/--$30.00 3/6d-$40.00 4/--$45.00 4/6d-$55.00 5/--$15.00 6/--$25.00 7/--$25.00 7/6d-$25.00 8/--$25.00 9/--$40.00 10/--$10.00 1-$25.00 2/10/--$80.00 5-$25.00 10-$80.00 12/10/--$120.00 20-$200.00

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Newspaper Wrappers

Platypus Fiscals were valid for postage. Around 1890-1896 3 values were embossed, 99% are philatelic

1890 [all in words] 1885 issue Red without plugs Price for full Newspaper Wrapper. Mint 50% of value. Cut out 25% of value

2d-$500.00 3d-$500.00 6d-$500.00

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Appears hand-stamped

1919 [all in numerals] Red Plain paper document cut out Full document x 5

15/--$80.00 30/--$80.00 £25-$100.00 £50-$180.00 £100-$250.00

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PENNEY error

1956 Plain paper document cut out Full document x 3 Also see 1965 small 3d colourless in this design in the Cheques & Receipts section above

1d[error]-$300.00 2d-$50.00 3d-$50.00 4d-$50.00 5d-$50.00 6d-$4.00 7d-$80.00 8d-$80.00 9d-$80.00 1/--$2.00 1/3d-$25.00 1/6d $5.00 2/--$5.00 2/6d-$5.00 3/--$5.00 3/6d-$5.00 4/--$5.00 4/6-$10.00 5/--$1.00 6/--$10.00 7/--$10.00 7/6d-$8.00 8/--$10.00 9/--$10.00 10/--$1.00 12/6-$10.00 15/--$15.00 17/6-$20.00 1-$5.00 1/10--$10.00 2-$10.00 2/10/--$10.00 3-$10.00 4-$10.00 5-$5.00 6-$10.00 7-$10.00 8-$10.00 9-$15.00 10-$10.00 11-$25.00 12-$25.00 12/10/--$30.00 13-$40.00 14-$40.00 15-$30.00 16-$40.00 17-$40.00 18-$40.00 19-$40.00 20-$15.00 21-$50.00 22-$50.00 23-$50.00 24-$50.00 25-$25.00 50-$80.00 75-$80.00 100-$100.00 250-$200.00 500-$400.00 1000-$600.00

Proof[Black on card to 100 only]-$75.00each [a broken down unique set exists]

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1966

    

                                                                                                                              5c found small and large

1966 [all in numerals] Colourless Plain paper document cut out Full document x 5

3c-$60.00 5c-$10.00 6c-$60.00 

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1966 [all in numerals] Red Plain paper document cut out Full document x 5

1c-$10.00 2c-$1.00 3c-$1.00 4c-$1.00 5c-$1.00 6c-$3.00 7c-$3.00 8c $1.00 9c-$2.00 10c-50c 15c-$1.00 20c-50c 25c-50c 30c-50c 35c-50c 40c-50c 45c-50c 50c-20c 60c-50c 70c-50c 75c-50c 80c-$1.00 90c-$1.00 $1.00-30c $1.25c-$5.00 $1.50c $5.00 $1.75c-$4.00 $2-$3.00 $3-$3.00 $4-$5.00 $5-$1.00 $6-$5.00 $7-$5.00 $8-$5.00 $9-$5.00 $10-$5.00 $11-$5.00 $12 $5.00 $13-$5.00 $14-$5.00 $15-$5.00 $16-$5.00 $17-$5.00 $18-$5.00 $19-$5.00 $20-$5.00 $21-$10.00 $22-$10.00 $23-$10.00 $24-$25.00 $25-$5.00 $30-$10.00 $40.00-$10.00 $50-$15.00 $60-$15.00 $70-$15.00 $80-$15.00 $90-$15.00 $100 $20.00 $200-$40.00 $250-$100.00 $500-$200.00 $1000-$500.00 $2000-$800.00 $4000-$1000.00

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Direct Print

Cheque tax imprints

   

From1940 Cut out. On cheque x 2

3d-$10.00

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From1966 Cut out. On cheque x 2

5c-$15.00 6c-$5.00

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c1973 Cut out. On cheque x 2

Duty Paid-$2.00 

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Fees Paid

[revenue stamped paper]

Typewritten

 

1919-1951

Typewritten cut out. On document x 3

From-$20.00

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Manuscript

Various values

1915 -1931-direct Manuscript cut out. On document x 3

From-$20.00

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Hand Stamped

1920 Rubber handstamped On document x 10

From-$40.00

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Various values

1948 Rubber handstamped On document x 3

From-$20.00

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Ad Valorem

 

1980 Ad Valorem hand stamp cut out. On document x 3

From-$80.00

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Cash Register

Note: TASMANIAN STAMP [2] DUTY PAID

Note: TASMANIAN STAMP [1] DUTY PAID

Note: TASMANIAN STAMP [2] DUTY PAID

Various values

1974-1980 Cash Register Imprint cut out. On document x 3

From-$20.00

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1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1982-1989 Cash Register Imprint cut out. On document x 3

From-$15.00

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1903 Gaming Tax

[Revenue Stamped Paper]

 

  

Frame change

1904 Plain paper document cut out Prices are for full tickets as per the 10/4d above. Cut out tax boxes from $5-$50 depending on the tax paid.

1d[1903]-$250.00 2d[1905]-$200.00 4d[1905]-$600.00 6d[1923]-$15.00 8d[1905]-$700.00 2/-[1923]-$300.00 zero value[1953various]-$3.00 6d[tax written along the base of the ticket]-$5.00

More reading here: Tatts Tickets

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1933 Bookmakers Betting Tax

[Revenue Stamped Paper on card]

 

1933 Embossed Plain paper document cut out

1d-$50.00 Full ticket-$250.00

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                                                                                                                               TWO PENCE on 3d

c1940 Plain paper document cut out Full ticket x 10

1d-$10.00 2d-$8.00 3d-$15.00 2d on 3d-$20.00

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1958 Full ticket x 10

1d-$10.00 2d-$8.00 3d-$15.00

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1966

1966 Full ticket x 10

1c-$10.00 2c-$8.00

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Joint Commonwealth and State Amusements Duties 1917 to 1933 reinstated 1953

[Revenue Stamped Paper on card]

Ticket

1917-33

3/1d-$400.00 [overprinted 'TOTAL TAX 7d'] [4d State Tax & 3d Commonwealth Tax]

Also see the Commonwealth Entertainments tax in the Commonwealth Revenue section

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Beer Duty

1880 Provisional Bulk Beer

An Act to Impose Duty on Beer was assented on 13.2.1880, first collected from 1.3.1880

The rate of colonial beer duty was 3d per gallon  from 1880-1892 and 4d per gallon from 1892

Lithographed March 1880 at the Mercury Office Hobart in sheets of 8 4x2

1880 No Watermark Perf 11½ Mint x 2 EKD. Earliest Known Date of use 3/3/1880

1/3d-$450.00 2/3d-$400.00 4/6d-$350.00 6/9d-$450.00 9/--$550.00 13/6d-$700.00

9/--[black grey imperf colour trial]-$250.00

Printing records: 1/3d 20.000. 2/3d 20.000. 4/6d 40.000. 9/- 14.000. 13/6d 6000. Total 100.000. No records for hogshead or 6/9d

1/3 keg =5gallons, 2/3 firkin=9gallons 4/6 kilderkin=18gallons, 6/9 half hogshead=27gallons 9/-barrel=36gallons, 13/6 hogshead=54gallons

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1880 Bulk Beer

Lithographed April 1880 at the Mercury Office Hobart in sheets of 12, 4x3

Picture courtesy C. Leskie Auctions Melbourne Australia

1880 No Watermark Perf 11 Mint x 2 EKD. Earliest Known Date of use 2/4/1880

1/3d-$450.00 2/3d-$500.00 4/6d-$450.00 6/9d-$550.00 9/--$650.00 13/6d-$800.00

1/3 keg =5gallons, 2/3 firkin=9gallons 4/6 kilderkin=18gallons, 6/9 half hogshead=27gallons 9/-barrel=36gallons, 13/6 hogshead=54gallons

Proofs

Set-Imperf colour trial proofs of all values recorded, some values written over-$3000.00

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1881 Bulk Beer

Designed and Engraved by Messrs. Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. London in sheets of 10, 2x5

1881 No Watermark Perf 14½ Mint x 3 EKD. Earliest Known Date of use 11/1881

1/3d-$80.00 2/3d-$80.00 4/6d-$30.00 6/9d-$80.00 9/--$150.00 13/6d[brown]-$350.00 13/6d[grey]-$450.00

SPECIMEN [Horizontal over two stamps] 6/9d-$800.00[per pair]

1/3 keg =5gallons, 2/3 firkin=9gallons 4/6 kilderkin=18gallons, 6/9 half hogshead=27gallons 9/-barrel=36gallons, 13/6 hogshead=54gallons

January 1881 an order for 18,000 x 1/3, 18,000 x 2/3, 50,000 x 4/6, 12,000 x 6/9 & 3000 x 13/6. Little use of the 13/6 which was put into service in 1887

Reprints without imprint on card are known of all values these were done in 1960.

1930 Latter day proofs in red exist in sets of 6 values-$120.00 for set

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1892 Bulk Beer

Surcharge Issue

New Rate 4d per gallon.

1892[late] No Watermark Perf 14 Mint x 2 Original value not obliterated

1/8don1/3d-$30.00 3son2/3d-$40.00 6son4/6d-20.00 9son6/9d-$100.00 12son9/--$200.00 18son13/6d-$450.00

1/8 keg =5gallons, 3/- firkin=9gallons 6/- kilderkin=18gallons, 9/- half hogshead=27gallons 12/-barrel=36gallons, 18/- hogshead=54gallons

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1894 Bulk Beer

Printed in sheets of 10 2x5

c1894 No Watermark Perf 11¾ Mint x 3

3/--$800.00

3/-[firkin]

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1896 Bulk Beer

Local Printing with Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. London imprint at base removed

c1896 No Watermark Perf 11 Mint x 3 Printed in sheets of 10 2x5

6son6/--$800.00 18/-on18/--$800.00

6/- kilderkin, 18/- hogshead

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1898 Bulk Beer

Value fully shaded

c1898 No Watermark Perf 11 Mint x 3

6/--$600.00

6/- kilderkin

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1900 Bulk Beer

Altered litho plates

c1900 No Watermark Perf 11 Mint x 3

6/--$500.00  9/--$800.00

6/- kilderkin, 9/- half hogshead. Pair of 9/- known paying the 18/- rate

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1900 Bulk Beer


Altered litho plates. As last issue but serif font

c1900 No Watermark Perf 11 Mint x 3 [serif font]

6/--$500.00 9/--$500.00

6/- kilderkin, 9/- half hogshead

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1901 Commonwealth Bulk Beer

Beer Stamps were made uniform throughout the Australian States on 8/10/01

Beer Excise Act 1901. 2 gallons, 5 gallons, firkin=9gallons, Keg=10 or 15 gallons. Kilderkin 17-18 gallons. Half hogshead=25/27 gallons. Barrel 33-36 gallons. Hogshead 50-54 gallons. Duty rate was applied to minimum gallon amount. Bottled beer=per quart. 6 quarts or 12 pints=1 gallon.

7.2.1902 Duty Rate 3d per gallon. 2d if brewed from barley, malt & hops exclusively

  

                                                                                                                                     Lower left / missing, lower right 2 in different font.

1901 No Watermark Perf 11¾ Mint x 2 Part papermakers wmk zig-zag & EXTRA seen

2/3d-provisional manuscript on 1894 3/--$750.00 2/3d-$80.00 2/6d-$80.00 3/9d-$220.00 4/3d-$250.00 6/3d-$200.00 12/6d-$450.00

2/3 firkin, 2/6 keg-10gallons, 3/9 keg, 4/3 kilderkin, 6/3 half hogshead, 12/6 one hogshead

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1902 Proofs

1902 No Watermark Reprinted Imperf Proofs of 1880 2nd issue possibly given to dignitaries

1/3d-$400.00 2/3d-$400.00 4/6d-$400.00 6/9d-$400.00 9/--$400.00 13/6d-$400.00

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1902 Provisional Commonwealth Bulk Beer

Duty Rate 2d on bulk beer brewed from barley, malt & hops exclusively. Provisional Surcharge

1902 No Watermark Perf 14 in Sheets 10 5x2 Remainders, mint only. Original value poorly obliterated

5/6-on12/-on9/--$250.00

5/6 Barrel

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1902 Commonwealth Bulk Beer

Issued from mid July 1902

1902 No Watermark [Part paper makers wmk can be found] Perf 12½, 11 Mint x 2

4d[blue other vessel]-$80.00 6d[blue other vessel]-$80.00 10d[pale mauve 5 gallon keg]-$120.00 1/6d[blue 9 gallon keg]-$120.00 1/6d[brown 9 gallon firkin keg]-$120.00 1/8d[blue 10 gallon keg]-$120.00 2/10d[yellow-green kilderkin]-$180.00 4/2d[green-blue hogshead]-$250.00 8/4d[ultramarine hogshead]-$450.00

10d-'ONE KEG & 'TENPENCE close [TENPENCE one word], cartouche unshaded or later printing[?] 'ONE KEG' & TEN PENCE wide with value enclosed in shading as shown in the 4/2d above

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1903 Commonwealth Bulk Beer

Duty Rate 3d per gallon. 2d if brewed from barley, malt & hops exclusively

1903 No Watermark or on borrowed paper watermarked part double lined 'New South Wales' Perf 12½, 11¾ Mint x 2

4d[on grey]-$250.00  

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1903-18 N-E-I Provisional Commonwealth Bulk Beer

Duty Rate 3d per gallon. 2d if brewed from barley, malt & hops exclusively

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

 

 

1903 No Watermark Perf 14 Sheets of 10 5x2 Mint x 2

1/3d[manuscript]on1/8don1/3d-$250.00 1/3don1/8don1/3d-$600.00 8/3don12/-on9/--$2000.00

1/3=one keg, 8/3=one barrel

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1903-18  N-E-I  Commonwealth Bulk Beer

Duty Rate 3d per gallon. 2d if brewed from barley, malt & hops exclusively

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

    

1903 No Watermark or on borrowed paper watermarked part double lined 'New South Wales' Perf 12, 11 or compound Sheets of 10 5x2 Mint x 2

6d-$150.00 6d[imperf]-$250.00 1/3-$150.00 2/3-$150.00 4/3-$250.00 6/3-$250.00 8/3-$350.00 12/6-$450.00

6d=2gallons, 1/3=5gallons, 2/3=9gallons 4/3=kilderkin, 6/3=half hogshead 8/3barrel 12/6=hogshead

 

                                             Imperf                                                                                            Compound perf 11x12

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Capacity Resize

1912[late] No Watermark or on borrowed paper watermarked part double lined 'New South Wales' Perf 12½, 11¾ in sheets of 10 5x2 Mint x 2

6/6[half hogshead]-$450.00

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1914 N-E-I Provisional Commonwealth Bulk Beer

Duty rate 6d per gallon

Picture courtesy C. Leskie Auctions Melbourne Australia

1914 No Watermark Roul 6 Sheets of 10 5x2 Mint x 2

2/6on1/3[5gallons]-$350.00

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1915 N-E-I Commonwealth Bulk Beer

Duty rate 6d per gallon

1915 No Watermark Roul 6 Sheets of 10 5x2 Mint x 2

8/6[kilderkin]-$850.00

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Bottled Beer

1903-18 Commonwealth Bottled Beer

Duty Rate 2d per dozen bottles brewed from barley, malt & hops exclusively

  

  

1903 No Watermark or on borrowed paper watermarked part double lined 'New South Wales' Perf 12, 11 Sheets of 10 5x2 Mint x 2

4d[black on pink]-$250.00 8d[brown on blue]-$250.00 1/-[brown on cream]-$250.00 1/4[blue on light pink]-$350.00  

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1903-1920 N-E-I Commonwealth Bottled Beer

Duty Rate 3d per dozen bottles

[N-E-I = Not Elsewhere Included in the duty schedule of excise duties]

1903 No Watermark or on borrowed paper watermarked part double lined 'New South Wales' Perf 12, 11 Sheets of 10 5x2 Mint x 2

6d-$200.00 1/--$200.00 1/6-$200.00 2/--$200.00

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1913 N-E-I Commonwealth Bottled Beer

Duty Rate 3d per dozen bottles

1913 No Watermark Roulette 6¾ in sheets of 10 5x2 Mint x 2

2/-[4doz]-$80.00

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1914 N-E-I Provisional Commonwealth Bottled Beer

Duty Rate 6d per dozen bottles. Provisional Surcharge

2 SHILLINGS and BARLEY, 'MALT & HOPS EXCLUSIVELY' defacing black bar misplaced

1914 No Watermark Roulette 6¾ in sheets of 10 5x2 Mint x 2

2 SHILLINGSon1/-[2doz]-$550.00

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1917 N-E-I Provisional Commonwealth Bottled Beer

Duty Rate 7d per dozen bottles. Provisional Surcharge

1917 No Watermark Roulette 6¾ in sheets of 10 5x2 Mint x 2

4s 8don4/--$450.00-[4doz]

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1918 N-E-I Provisional Commonwealth Bottled Beer

Duty Rate 1/- per dozen bottles. Provisional Surcharge

  

1918 No Watermark Roulette 6¾ in sheets of 10 5x2 Mint x 2

8/-[handstamped in blue]on4/8-$450.00 8/-on4/8-$450.00 12/-on8/-[should be 6doz not 8doz]-$550.00

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Customs Clearance

Also referred to as: Customs House and Brandy Excide Seals. See Commonwealth Revenue Page

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1935 Wages Tax

8mm wide WAGES TAX overprint

1935 No Watermark Roulette 6¾ Wide in Black Mint x 2

1d-$3.00 2d-$3.00 3d-$3.00 4d-$3.00 5d-$15.00 6d-$15.00 1/--$5.00 2/6d-$15.00 5/--$30.00 10/--$40.00 1--$60.00

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8mm wide WAGES TAX overprint

1935 No Watermark Roulette 6¾ Wide in Red Mint x 2

1d-$3.00 6d-$10.00 1/--$10.00

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3mm wide WAGES TAX overprint

1935 No Watermark Roulette 6 Narrow in Black Mint x 2

5d-$20.00 6d-$120.00 5/--$25.00

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3mm wide WAGES TAX overprint

1935 No Watermark Roulette 6 Narrow in Red Mint x 2

4d-$15.00 6d-$15.00 1/--$20.00 2/6d-$40.00

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1940 Tax Instalment

  

9mm wide TAX INSTALMENT overprint, in red on 4d & 6d in black on 3d & 1/-

1940 No Watermark Roulette 6¾ Mint x 2

1d-$150.00 3d-$200.00 4d-$160.00 6d-$180.00 1/--$180.00 5/--$200.00

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1940 No Watermark Roulette 6 Mint x 2

2/--$350.00

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Commonwealth Tax Instalments are listed in Commonwealth Revenues

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Postal Notes 1887

1890 Watermarked Double lined numeral 2

20/-3d poundage]-$2500.00

PO Amendment Act 1888

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1912

New Design

1912 series Payable in Commonwealth of Australia only

10/-[3d poundage]-$400.00

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For Tasmania Commonwealth Postal Notes see the Commonwealth Revenue Page

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