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Displaying 1 - 20 of 116 Lots in Category - Monograms
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
½d green Plate 2 'CA' Monogram strip of 3 BW #1z, the monogram unit is unmounted, Cat $500+ (mounted).
½d green Plate 2 'CA' Monogram BW #1za being the central unit in a strip of 3, unmounted, Cat $200+ (mounted).
½d green Plate 2 'JBC' Monogram strip of 3 BW #1zc, minor crease in the margin at base, a few split perfs reinforced in the margin to the right of the monogram, no gum, Cat $500 (mounted).
½d green No Monogram strip of 3 from the left-hand pane BW #1zd, well centred, lightly mounted, Cat $600.
½d green Plate 1 No Monogram block of 6 (3x2) BW #1ze, the lower units unmounted, Cat $600+ (mounted).
½d green Watermark Inverted Plate 1 No Monogram strips of 3 from the left-hand and right-hand panes BW #1azd & ze, very lightly mounted with the central unit in each strip being unmounted. Rare. [ACSC records Watermark Inverted monogram pieces with 'CA' ("at least 3") and 'JBC' (one only) monograms but makes no mention of No Monogram strips. Note that the right-hand strip includes  Thickening of Inner Vertical Frame at Lower-Right: see Pope at pages 61-62. This confirms that at least the right-hand strip is correct, some bogon having trimmed the wide side-margins to make it appear that they are from the left of the right-hand pane and the right of the left-hand pane respectively]
1d red Die I Plate C 'JBC' Monogram block of 12 (6x2) BW #2(C)zb, light bend not affecting the monogram block of 6, unmounted, Cat $600+ (mounted).
1d red Die II Plate D 'CA' Monogram BW #3(D)za, well centred, lightly mounted, Cat $250.
1d red Plate E No Monogram block of 12 (6x2) from the right-hand pane BW #3(E)zb, the first unit  being an early state of the Cracked Clich© BW #3(E)i, unit  with White Flaw in 'Y' (see Pope et al at pages 272-273), a couple of split & reinforced perfs but most units are unmounted, Cat $700++. A rare positional piece and of some significance for the specialist being from an early printing prior to the appearance of the small flaws noted by Pope et al on units  & .
1d red Plate F 'CA' Monogram BW #3(F)za being the second unit in a non-corner strip of 4, ironed out horizontal crease at the top, unmounted, Cat $250+ (mounted).
1d red Plate F 'JBC' Monogram block of 12 (6x2) BW #3(F)zb, the perforating comb slightly out-of-alignment, most units including the monogram unit are unmounted, Cat $600+ (mounted).
1d red Die IIA Plate H 'CA' Monogram strip of 3 BW #4(H)z, the second unit with an early state of Archipelago off Cape Londonderry #4(H)g, light overall gum toning, unmounted, Cat $600+ (mounted).
1d red Die IIA Plate H 'JBC' Monogram single with White Scratches through Words of Value BW #4(H)zc being the last unit in a block of 4, the second unit 'ST' of 'AUSTRALIA' Joined (see Pope et al at pp320-1), minor toning, the lower units unmounted, Cat $350++ (mounted).
1d red Die IIA Plate K No Monogram strip of 3 before breaks appeared in the value circle on [R60] BW #4za, the first unit with ironed-out vertical crease, minor toning, very lightly mounted, Cat $750.
2d grey Plate 2 'CA' Monogram single BW #5za, hinge remainder, Cat $500.
2d grey Plate 2 'JBC' Monogram single BW #5zc, a few short perfs in the margin only, faintest hint of toning, Cat $500.
2½d indigo Plate 2 'JBC' Monogram single BW #10ze, Cat $1250. [For the 2½d, the usual positions of the 'CA' and 'JBC' Monograms below the left- and right-hand plates respectively were reversed] [Description error, Second Wmk, estimate raised]
2½d indigo Plate 2 'CA' Monogram single BW #9zc, Cat $750.
2½d indigo Plate 1 No Monogram block of 12 (6x2) from the right-hand pane BW #9ze, two upper units very lightly mounted otherwise unmounted, Cat $3500++ (mounted). A rare item of "post office fresh" quality. [Kevin Nelson's very similar block of 6 from the left-hand pane sold for $4928 at our auction of 3/5/2002]
3d olive Plate 2 'CA' Monogram single BW #12za, Cat $1000.