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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Selection of varieties including KGV 1½d red Roo's Tongue (on faulty cover) & Bandage on Emu's Leg (on cover), Swan 1½d Retouch ACSC #138f & unlisted 'AUS.TRALIA' both in mint blocks of 4, KSmith 6d Re-Entry x2, Jubilee 2d "Suspended Microphone" #166(U)f used, SA Centenary 2d with unlisted Snapped Flagpole in ** block of 6, Robes 5/- #212e, KGVI 2d violet Medallion Flaw in block of 4 punctured 'G/NSW', No Wmk 4d Koala #199h x2 & i x2 all used, Food Production 3½d varieties x10 mostly used, Birds 1/6d ACSC #416h & 417i and 2/- Whistler Broken Twig ** & U, Anzac 8d ACSC #427d in ** block of 4, etc, STC $2700+ plus unlisted items.
(Qty 65 items)
Archive box with a basic collection in two albums with lots of used multiples and some postmark interest including 'WAVE HILL/NT', also a large quantity partly sorted in packets, and some FDCs.
Pre-decimal collection in three volumes with a smattering of KGV Heads including No Wmk 1d block of 9, Kookaburra M/S, Swan imprint blocks with Re-Entries, KSmith 3d Dropping Mailbag in block of 4, Bridge 5/- (poorly centred, lightly mounted), Jubilee 2d scarlet imprint block of 4 & 2d imprint block ACSC #166(3)ze, many Plate Number blocks including 3d Air '1'-'4', Swan '1'-'12' & Jubilee 2d '1'-'6' all positions, Arms set plus 10/- & £1 blocks of 4, Cattle 5/- blocks of 4 x2 & White Paper pair, Navigators blocks of 4 + extra £2 block of 4, many post-WWII issues with blocks of 4 from all four corners, some toning in the pre-WWII issues but generally very fine & mostly unmounted.
(Qty many 100s)
Predominantly mint pre-decimals with a few Kangaroos & KGV Heads then quantity of KGV Commems, KGVI and QEII issues including 3d Kooka M/S (folded), 3d Bridge plate blocks set, KGVI 3d blue Die II imprint block, Robes £1 Thick Paper & Thin Paper, Arms 5/- & 10/- imprint blocks, also Arms 'SPECIMEN' overprints set and 2/3d Cable block of 4 including Broken Cable variety all unmounted, some used throughout plus a few Decimals, condition mixed but mostly fine. Weighs 10kg.
Album of Roos & KGV Heads with some better stamps noted including 10/- Roo, KGV 1/4d strip of 5 and official punctures, many annotated varieties including Roos 2½d Missing Fraction in pair BUT it's the wrong shade, the "variety" has been made with a pen, & it's torn!
Box of Kangaroo & KGV duplicates in packets plus KGV Penny Reds annotated varieties on pages including both Substituted Clichés.
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Used selection with varieties First Wmk 3d ACSC #12(1)f & 12(2)f, 5d #16(1)e & 9d #24(2)p; Second Wmk 2d #6(1)d & h, #6(2)e & unlisted Deformed First 'A' of 'AUSTRALIA', 2½d #10(1)p & 10(2)g; Third Wmk 3d #13(2)g, 6d blue Wmk Inverted & #20(U)d, 6d brown #21(U)h, 9d #26(2)pa, 9d Die IIB #27(3)d, 27(4)ga & m, 1/- #32(2)g & k, 1/- Die IIB #33(3)f, #33(4)f j & L, 2/- brown #37(1)g 37(2)f & 37(U)g, 2/- maroon #38(1)i & j 38(2)e & unlisted White Flaw below First 'A' of 'AUSTRALIA', 5/- #44(D)d g L m s & ua; SMult Wmk 9d #28(3)g & 2/- #39(2)m; and CofA Wmk 9d #29(3)e & ga and 29(4)L, 2/- Die II x13 varieties plus Grossly Misperforated, 5/- #46(V)o CTO, 46(D)e & L and unlisted No Ears on Roo, and £2 #50(D)k, condition variable but generally good to very fine.
"Double Frame" varieties comprising Third Wmk 3d (at left), 9d (at left) & 2/- brown (at top) and SMult Wmk 1/- (at left), a few short perfs, cds cancels largely clear of the doubling. Rare quartet.
No longer available
C of A KANGAROOS - 2nd Watermark
2d x2, 2½d, 6d x2, 9d, 1/- x2, 2/- & 5/- plus varieties 2d ACSC #1R37-38 pair & #6(2)f, and 9d White Flaws above 'UST' of 'AUSTRALIA' mint, generally very fine, Cat $2200.
6d blue with Port Phillip Bay Obliterated & Ballarat Marked by Dot ACSC #18(1)h, well centred, the gum a trifle aged, Cat $1000. Very scarce in Second Wmk.
5/- grey & yellow with Broken Tail on Roo ACSC #43(V)e and large-part 1915 'OUTER HARBOUR' cds clear of variety, couple of shortish perfs at top, Cat $900.
5/- grey & chrome with the Kangaroo Significantly Misplaced to Top, characteristic irregular perfs, soiled on the back at L/L otherwise very fine, 'REGISTERED/3OC17/SYDNEY NSW' cds, Cat $7500. A great rarity of the entire Kangaroo Series & a new discovery. [The ACSC states that "One used example is recorded..." This stamp has a somewhat different but just as significant misplacement as that stamp, which is illustrated in the ACSC]
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
6d pale ultramarine Die IIB with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #20Ca (SG 38dw), minor blemishes, 'GUNDAGAI' (NSW)' cds, Cat $750 (£250).
1/- blue-green with the Watermark Sideways ACSC #33aa marginal block of 4 from the left of the sheet with "gutter" watermark lines evident from the face, upper units very lightly mounted, lower units unmounted, Cat $800++ (mounted).
1/- blue-green with the Watermark Sideways ACSC #33aa marginal block of 4 from the right of the sheet with "gutter" watermark lines evident from the face, upper units very lightly mounted, lower units unmounted, Cat $800++ (mounted).
10/- grey & deep aniline pink with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #48a, characteristic irregular perfs, 'REGISTERED/ ROCKHAMPTON' (Qld) cds, Cat $3500.
'SPECIMEN' OVERPRINTS: £1 grey Type C normal, with Hooked 'C' & with Shaved 'P' BW #53xb xd & xf, lightly mounted, Cat $2375.
- £2 black & crimson Type B BW #56x with Short Spencer Gulf #56(D)j, Cat $600+.
C of A KANGAROOS - Small Multiple Watermark
'SPECIMEN' OVERPRINTS: £2 with Short Spencer Gulf ACSC #57x(D)j, very lightly mounted, Cat $900 plus premium for the variety.
- £2 with Frame Break below 'N' of 'POUNDS' ACSC #57x(D)o, Cat $900 plus premium for the variety.