1917 10/- grey/pale aniline pink Kangaroo, 3rd watermark, overprinted SPECIMEN (type C), with the variety ‘very short Spencer’s Gulf’ [position = R60], unused – without gum, no thins, tears or bends. Has a Starling certificate.
Only 360 of the type C SPECIMEN overprint on the 10/- value in this watermark were produced (= 3 sheets of 120). The ‘very short Spencer’s Gulf’ variety only occurs twice per sheet, which means there are a maximum of 6 examples that can exist, or just 3 from position R60 in the sheet.
BW(ACSC) Cat. # 48E(D)f + xb
SG Cat. # 43s