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C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Annotated collection of plate varieties arranged by value including First Wmk 2d ACSC #6(2)e mint, 2½d #9(2)p mint, 3d Colour Flaw W of Arnhem Land #12(1)e used, 4d #15(U)h mint, 9d #24(2)h & r both mint, 2/- #35(2)m used, 5/- Spencer Gulf Elongated & Curved #42(D)h mint; Third Wmk 2½d #11(1)d mint, 3d #13(2)j punctured 'OS' mint, 6d blue Substituted Cliché #19(1)ja used (faults but presentable), 6d brown Broken Leg in unmounted pair, 1/- #32(2)h mint, 2/- brown #37(1)g mint (small stain), 2/- maroon #38(2)m mint, 5/- #44(D)p & s both used; SMult Wmk 5/- #45(D)r used; CofA Wmk 5/- #46(D)j mint (tonespots); etc, condition variable but most are fine to very fine, Cat $15,000+. A good lot.
(Qty 46 items)
Collection on Hagners First Wmk 2/- brown perf small 'OS' *; Second Wmk 5/- ACSC #43 used (thin); Third Wmk 2d grey part 'JBC' Monogram single perf small 'OS', 1/- blue-green with Wmk Sideways ACSC #33aa; SMult 1/- blue-green Distorted Left Frame, Flaw off Qld Coast used, 5/- used; CofA Wmk to 5/- used plus 10/- £1 grey & £2 overprinted 'SPECIMEN' x2 and Telegraph Punctures on 2/- 5/- & 10/-; condition very mixed.
Neat collection mostly mint with First Wmk including ½d 'CA' Monogram strip of 4 (minor spots), 2d x2, 2½d x2, 3d x3 (one is Die II) and used Watermark Inverted & Die II x2, 4d x2 & Aniline used (thinned), 5d x2, 6d x2 & Watermark Inverted used x2 (one punctured 'OS'), 9d x3 (one Small 'OS'), 1/- x2, 2/- & 5/-; Second Wmk 2d 2½d 6d x2 9d 2/- & used 5/-; Third Wmk 2d Watermark Inverted, 3d Die II (toned) & used Watermark Inverted & Die II x3, 6d blue x2, 6d brown Harrison & Mullett Imprint pairs, 9d x5 (one Watermark Inverted), 1/- x11 including Harrison Imprint pair (punctured 'OS') & Watermark Sideways block of 4 (toned), 2/- brown, 2/- maroon & 5/-; SMult Wmk 6d imprint pair, 9d x2 & imprint pair, 2/- & 5/-; CofA Wmk 5/-; etc, condition a bit variable but generally fine to very fine.
(Qty 160 approx)
Selection on Hagners with First Wmk 5d; Second Wmk 2d pair with Line to Map ACSC #6(2)f & 6d 'OS' pair; Third Wmk 2d pair with the Watermark Inverted, 2d 'OS' pair, 6d brown with Broken Leg, 9d with the Watermark Inverted, 1/- Mullett Imprint pair, 1/- with the Watermark Sideways, 1/- 'OS' pairs x2 (both with rough perfs) & 5/-; SMult Wmk 6d imprint blocks of 4 x2 (one punctured 'OS') & 6d overprinted 'OS'; CofA Wmk 6d imprint block of 4, 9d imprint pair & 'SPECIMEN' set x3; & a few others, some minor problems but generally fine to very fine.
Accumulation sorted in packets with many better values to £1 plus Large & Small 'OS' punctures, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. From an old-time collection off the market for decades & completely unchecked by us for varieties.
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
1d red annotated selection of plated examples identified as per Pope & Adams, some with official punctures, generally fine to very fine.
1d red Die II with Thick Band of Colour to N & S of Western Australia on 1d Letter Card 'CENTRAL RLY STN/ BRISBANE' plus ½d tied by 'QUEENSCLIFF' (Vic) cds clear of the variety. [This is similar to but not the same as the variety ACSC #3(F)j which is more diagonal & from L to R.]
1/- emerald with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #320a (SG 11w) marginal example from the right of the sheet, horrid centring but unmounted, Cat $4000 (£1500) mounted.
No longer available
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
2d 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]
2d grey Harrison Imprint pair with variety Missing Inner Frame left of 'T' of 'TWO' ACSC #8ze, heavy perf reinforcements on right unit, Cat $1850.
2½d indigo Plate 2 TS Harrison One-Line Imprint block of 4 with Retouch to R of Value Circle and Thick WA Coastline x2 ACSC #11(2)zd, exceptional centring (especially the R/H units), Cat $3750. Imprint blocks with all units this well centred are of great rarity.
9d deep violet with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #26Ca, well centred, some irregular perfs, 'PARCELS POST/ BRISBANE' cds, Cat $200 for the shade + premium for the variety.
9d violet Die IIB with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #27a, very lightly mounted, Cat $475. Ex Julian Sterling Part II.
5/- grey-black & yellow-orange with Short Spencer Gulf ACSC #44(D)j, well centred, lightly mounted, Cat $750.
5/- grey & yellow with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #44a, well centred, neat Sydney cds, Cat $2000.
10/- grey & deep 'aniline' pink with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #48Ba, well centred, very lightly mounted, Cat $4500.
10/- grey & deep 'aniline' pink punctured 'OS' with the Kangaroo Misplaced (Top of Head & Back both Outside the Map) ACSC #48cb, excellent centring, CTO clear of the misplacement, Cat $5000.
£1 chestnut & blue with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #52Ba (SG 44aw), well centred, tiny closed tear at the top otherwise an exceptional example, Cat $4500 (£3500).
£2 purple-black & rose with Kangaroo's Ears Broken Off (unlisted in ACSC; Pope & Adams #L55), lightly mounted with small part hinge remainder. Cat $6500 for normal.
- Type C £1 grey with Shaved 'S' & Hooked 'C' ACSC #53xe, a couple of nibbled perfs at top, very lightly mounted, Cat $3750.