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Displaying 16 Lots in Category - Australia Kangaroo Issues
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Mostly used accumulation with Roos to 2/- including heavily duplicated SMult Wmk perf 'OS' 6d, KGV Heads to 1/4d (2), commemoratives to 2/- with duplicated 9d & 1/- values, KGVI & early QEII part-sheets & large multiples */**; also a few decimals & modest Australian Colonies; mixed condition. (Qty many 100s)
Officials on Leuchtturm leaves mostly used with Kangaroos including First Wmk perf Large 'OS' 2½d 6d 2/- & 5/- and perf Small 'OS' 4d 5d 6d 1/- & a mint 2/-, Second Wmk 5/- with parcel cancels, Third Wmk 9d (mint), 2/- brown & 10/- (CTO); KGV selection incl Rough Paper 1d red Die II & 'OS' Overprints mint or used; a few mostly CTO Commemoratives; condition variable. (Qty 120 approx)
c.1932 specimen folder inscribed 'AUSTRALIAN POSTAGE STAMPS' with Kangaroos to 5/- plus perf 'OS' 2/- 5/- & 10/-, Third Wmk £1 grey & £2 and the very scarce Small Multiple Wmk 10/- all with 'SPECIMEN' overprint Type C, Engraved Kooka, KGV to 1/4d including 4½d Die II plus some 'OS' perfins & overprints, commemoratives including 5/- Bridge, overprinted 'OS' including Kingsford Smith 2d & 3d etc. All values to 5/- are CTO, and all have full unmounted o.g. Superb! With the original buff manilla envelope. [A similar but c.1938 folder with the standard CofA Type D 'SPECIMEN' set, sold for $2530 at our auction of 10/4/2010] (Qty 65)
c.1932 specimen folder another c.1934 folder with a slightly different selection but all the same key stamps, a few are more off-centre & we noted a couple with perf faults. Again, with the original envelope. (Qty 68)
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Selection on Hagners with First Wmk 4d, 5d x3, 9d with Break in Left Frameline, 'Specimen' h/s 10/- x2 £1 & £2; Second Wmk 2d, 2½d, 9d, 1/- x2 & 2/-; Third Wmk 1/- with Watermark Sideways, 2/- brown, 2/- maroon and 5/-; SMult Wmk to 2/- x3, 5/-, & 10/- optd 'SPECIMEN'; CofA 5/- plus optd 'SPECIMEN' 10/- x4 & £2; very mixed condition but priced accordingly. (Qty 87)
Annotated mostly used collection balance including First Wmk CTO 4d x2, 5d x2, 9d, 1/- Watermark Inverted & 5/- x3 plus 10/- with fake cds; Second Wmk very fine 2/-; Third Wmk 6d blue Die II Wmk Inverted, 2/- brown x10, 10/- (4, three are perf 'OS' CTO) & £1 grey (well-centred); SMult Wmk 5/- (4, two perf 'OS') & 10/-; CofA Wmk 5/- (7, three are CTO); also lots of varieties including Inverted Watermarks, 6d brown Broken Leg commercially used (very scarce but with a rounded corner) & 1/- Watermark Sideways (fake cancel), multiples including First Wmk ½d perf 'OS' pair with German New Guinea defaced seal cancellation, SMult Wmk 1/- block of 4, CofA Wmk 9d block of 8 & 2/- block of 4 etc, condition very mixed. Inspection highly recommended. (Qty 100s)
Third Wmk 10/- (Roo Misplaced into the Sea at U/L) perf 'OS' CTO with full unmounted o.g.; SMult Wmk 9d, 1/- (excellent centring) & 2/- fine mint; and CofA Wmk £1 grey sound used, Cat $750. (Qty 5)
Selection including First Wmk 3d Die I, 4d, 5d, 6d & 9d (over-inked at left) *; Second Wmk 2d & 2½d ** plus 1/- *; Third Wmk mostly ** including 2/- maroon plus a regummed 2/- brown & 5/- mint (two tiny pinholes); SMult Wmk to 1/- (2) ** plus 2/- * & **; CofA 5/- * and optd 'SPECIMEN' trio **; condition of the First Wmk issues is a tad variable otherwise mostly fine, Cat $4000+. (Qty 12)
Collection in Leuchtturm hingeless album mint with First Wmk ½d coil strip of 4, ½d 'ROSTAGE' (**) in block of 4, 6d & 9d; Second Wmk 6d & 9d; Third Wmk 6d blue, 1/- with Watermark Sideways (2, one "suntanned"), 2/- maroon, 5/- (aged), 10/- & £1 grey (toning); SMult Wmk to 5/- plus £2 (attractive but with a surface abrasion in the margin at right & the gum a bit disturbed); CofA 2/- varieties including '$' Flaw in a vertical strip of 3; and used with First Wmk 1/- with Watermark Inverted (fine commercially used) & 2/-; Third Wmk 2/- brown (3), 5/- (2), 10/- and £1 brown & blue; CofA 5/- to £2; lots of mostly used varieties, some multiples, condition variable. A good basis for expansion. (Qty 100s)
Mint selection with First Wmk 4d both shades, 5d, 6d, 9d, 2/- & 5/-; Second Wmk 2½d to 2/-; Third Wmk 3d Die II, 6d blue, 2/- brown & 2/- maroon; SMult Wmk 6d to 5/-; and CofA 6d to 5/-; some fine stamps but most have gum-side problems, Cat $4800+. (Qty 36)
C of A - Postal History
This & the next 4 lots comprise a collection of covers, PPCs and Postal Stationery selected for their quality, with attention to rates, postmarks & destinations, generally well above average condition for such collections. Selection of Kangaroo frankings including 1913 part-cover with First Wmk ½d 1d & 9d, 1913 NSW 1d scenic Postal Card to Germany uprated with 1d Roo & 1d Engraved, 1914 to Holland with 5d chestnut, 1924 within WA with 3d olive + KGV 1½d green & 'AERIAL MAIL' h/s, 1920 double-rate to Czechoslovakia with 2d & 2½d + KGV ½d on 4d orange Registration Envelope, 1923 registered Adelaide-Germany with 6d blue, 1937 double-rate airmail to Germany with 2/- x2 + KGV 1d etc (Qty 32)
1915 cover to "Balboa Heights/Canal Zone" with Second Wmk 2½d tied by cds, 'PASSED' h/s in violet of Melbourne.
No longer available
1922 triple-rate cover to "Czekko-Slovakia" [sic] witrh scarce franking of Kangaroos Third Wmk 6d blue & KGV Single Wmk 5d tied by 'DUNTROON/AUSTRALIA' cds, scarce red/white 'NSW/DUNTROON' registration label, rare 'QUEANBEYAN A/NSW' b/s also Sydney & London transit b/s. [The rate was 4d for the first ounce + 2d for each additional ounce x2 = 8d + 3d registration]
QUEENSLAND - Barred Numeral Cancellations
486: Barred Numeral '486' of Petrie Terrace three light strikes on Roos 1d red perf Large 'OS' strip of 3. Rated RRRR on CofA issues.
631: Barred Numeral '631' of Eagle Junction light strike on 1d Roo. Rated RRRRR on CofA issues.
NEW GUINEA - "N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS" Overprints
PERFORATED 'OS': 1919-23 Kangaroos 2d grey SG O6 block of 4, well centred, unmounted, Cat £1200++ (mounted). A rare multiple.