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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Mostly Rooswith a few CTO including First Wmk 2/- & 5/-, Third Wmk 5/- punctured 'OS' & CofA 5/-, also Arms 5/- Thin Paper fine used & Large Lyre 1/- pair on parcel tag.
(Qty 30 + tag)
Inverted WatermarksKGV Single Wmk 2d orange punctured 'OS', Vic cds; LMult Wmk 1½d black-brown vertical strip of 3, SA cds; and Postage Dues Filled Tablets 5/- mint; Cat $725.
(Qty 3 items)
No longer available
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
1½d to £2 complete set, fresh colours, variable centring, lightly mounted, Cat $22,400. [A somewhat better quality set than the similar lot sold at our May 2018 auction for $7375]
21d red Die I block of 22 (6x4, less the first two units) from the right-hand pane - Plate C - including listed variety ACSC #2(C)L (with additional colour flaw below 'U' of 'AUSTRALIA'; unrecorded by Pope et al) plus varieties identified by Pope et al on units [16, 20, 25 - also with unrecorded Island E of Bremer Bay - & 30], unmounted, Cat $900++.
31d red Die I lower-right block of 30 (6x5) from the right-hand pane - Plate C - including listed variety ACSC #2(C)n plus varieties identified by Pope et al on units [37, 43, 51 (a), 55, 56 & 58] and the 'JBC' Monogram #2(C)zb, unmounted, Cat $2600++. A delightful single-page display.
17(1)j6d ultramarine with Retouched Second 'E' of 'PENCE' ACSC #17(1)j, very fresh, hinge remainder, Cat $4000. David Brandon Certificate (2011).
48a10/- grey & deep "aniline" pink with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #48Da, lightly mounted, Cat $4500. [** This is a Third Watermark stamp. It was inadvertently assigned to First Watermark **]
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
8a2d grey Die IIA with the Watermark Inverted, a few nibbled perfs, Adelaide cds, Cat $10,000. [The ACSC states that four examples, all used, have been recorded. An example is noted as having been sold at a Perth auction for $12,100]
C of A KANGAROOS - Small Multiple Watermark
John Ash Imprint blocks 6d 'N' over 'N' & 'N' over 'A' and 9d 'N' over 'N', plus imprint pairs 1/- 'N' over 'N' (rounded corner) & 'N' over 'A' and 2/- 'N' over 'N', a few units are unmounted, Cat $4000.
(Qty 6 items)
C of A KANGAROOS - CofA Watermark
58(D)d£2 black & rose-carmine with Very Short Spencer Gulf ACSC #58(D)d, well centred, neat Sydney cds clear of the variety, Cat $1300.
58(V)fa£2 black & rose-carmine with Ewe-Faced Roo ACSC #58(V)fa, Air Mail Late Fee cds largely clear of the variety, Cat $1500.
58(V)h£2 black & rose-carmine vertical pair with varieties Hunch-Backed Roo and Notch in Roo's Snout ACSC #58(V)h & i, light Sydney cds, Cat $2600+ plus a significant premium for the positional pair.
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Album of mint Penny plated examplesmostly Greens but with some Reds including a Large Multiple Wmk block of 6 & a few Violets, condition variable including some unmounted units (170+); plus a packet of used Greens.
Four albumsof denominations to 2d - but no Penny Reds - including 1½d green x200 approx, 2d orange x120 approx & 2d brown x100 approx, apparently checked only for inverted watermarks, some mostly NSW postmark interest.
1914-35 One Penny dated cancelsextensive collection mounted on pages by Wmk & Perf starting with Reds Single Line Perf (earliest date 20.7.1914), 1d red Comb Perf including block of 4 with clear '-7AU14' (ERD), then Smooth & Rough Papers showing shade progressions plus Die III x58, LMultiple Wmk with one Cooke printing '14FE18' and a quantity of Harrison printings (earliest date 22.12.1919), also Violets (earliest date 16.2.1922), Greens with Single Wmk '-1MY24' and LMultiple Wmk '20MY24' (both First Day of Issue) etc, includes many scarce Sunday cancels, also noted official punctures & overprints, commercial perfins, a few NWPI overprints, variety & postmark interest, overall fine condition; also substantial duplicates in three stockbooks. Offered intact, this presents an excellent study opportunity as well as a fascinating challenge to take the collection further towards completion. [See also Lot 59]
One Penny varieties on coverextensive collection of 240+ Reds, a few Violets and 800+ Greens all with plated varieties on covers (some are Shierlaw fronts), postcards or postal stationery arranged by plate position, the Reds including Pane I Saddle on Emu, Pane II Broken Crown, Pane IV Pregnant 'Y', Pane V Cut Left Frame, Break In Left Frame, Broken Crown x5, Scratch Behind Roo x2, Notched NE Corner x2, Pane VI Colour Spot, Thinned Left Frame (also in violet), Thinned Left Corner x4 (also in violet on illustrated advertising cover), Notched NW Corner x2, Emu Frame Flaw x5, Pane VII Wattle Line x5 (including one in pair with TLC Nick), Secret Mark x3, Ferns (also in green Perf 13½x12½), Top Frame Break, Pane VIII Distorted & Thin 'ONE PENNY' x7, Scratch Behind Roo x2, Corner Spot x2, 'RA' Joined x3, Run 'N' first & second states (plus various retouches on Greens), lots of other ACSC-listed varieties & many minor flaws, stated to be unchecked for shades, also postal history & postmark interest noted '2ND AUST INF BDE FIELD PO' arrival on cover to soldier, 'WELLINGTON/LOOSE LETTERS' d/s, taxed & postage dues, '20 POSTED' cachets, destinations include Estonia, condition mixed but many fine. A lifetime's work. With plating reference books.
(Qty 1080 approx)
1d red plated Die IIs on cover including  tied 'BOWRAL/11JE15/NSW' on mourning cover,  tied 'NEWCASTLE/20OCT15' machine on PPC,  tied 'TPO 1 SOUTH/-9SE15/2/NSW' cds on GF Lynch & Bowden advertising cover with 'PRESLAND' cachet,  Smooth Paper x2 & Rough Paper on full covers, plus six Shierlaw fronts with units      &  respectively, condition mixed but mostly fine. A very difficult assembly.
C of A KGV - Single Watermark
71(1)iSmooth Paper 1d red Die II ACSC #71(1)i (SG 21d), lightly mounted, Cat $750 (SG £425).
71(2)jaSmooth Paper 1d red Plate 2  being the Die II Substituted Cliché ACSC #71(2)ja on 22.9.1919 cover to a soldier with the AIF Abroad, Melbourne 'FINISH THE JOB/BUY PEACE BONDS' slogan cancel, minor faults well clear of the stamp, Cat $150 used but unpriced on cover. A very rare franking. [A very late post-War usage to a soldier abroad, sent more than 10 months after the Armistice was signed on 11.11.1918]
C of A KGV - Large Multiple Watermark
74aHarrison Printings 1d deep carmine-rose with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #74a, Cat $2500.