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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
1913-65 Collection on hingeless pages with a nice array of Kangaroos including 1st Wmk 5/- ** & 10/- (with Broken Tail) *, 3rd Wmk 5/- **, CofA Wmk £1 & £2 *, also KGV Heads almost complete with extras noted 1d Red Die II ** (Ceremuga certificate) and 1/4d Single Wmk Dry Ink punctured 'OS' ** (Drury certificate), then Bridge 5/- *, KGVI 3d blue Die Ia **, Robes (both papers), Arms, Navigators, BCOF overprints, etc, including some unmounted, condition variable but many fine.
Used collection 1913-2000 in Davo album including Kangaroos First Wmk to 2/-, 2nd to 1/-, 3rd to 2/-, SM to 2/- and CofA to 5/-, Engraved Kookaburra 6d, then complete from KGV Heads (SM Wmk are a mixture of perfs) with fine 5/- Bridge CTO, Robes, Arms, Pre-Decimal Navigators (6), etc, M/Ss (ex Kookaburra), 'OS' overprints including Kingsford Smith pair, also AAT issues, mostly fine condition with neat CDS cancels.
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Range on Hagners with simplified set to 10/- without gum, mint £1 brown & blue and used CofA £1 & £2, Large 'OS' mint 2½d to 6d & 1/- and used 9d 2/- & 5/-, Small 'OS' simplified set to 10/- (mint, a bit aged), 'SPECIMEN' Third Wmk 10/- Type B and £1 brown & blue, a few Telegraph Punches including First Wmk 10/- & £2, etc, condition variable & close inspection is recommended.
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Range on Hagners with simplified mint set to 1/4d including 4d lemon (one pulled perf), punctured 'OS' simplified set mint or used to 1/4d, and 'OS' Overprints mint, condition variable.
ONE PENNY: Violet (28) and Green all watermarks (184) listed varieties, shades and inverted watermarks including Small Multi Wmk Perf 13½x12½ Inverted Watermark x3, Die 2 x5 mint and one commercially used, and CofA Wmk Opt 'OS' with the Wmk Inverted ACSC #82(OS)a used, condition mixed but plenty of opportunities here.
THREE HALFPENNY: Die 1 printings in Black-Brown, Brown, Bright Red-Brown, Green & Red with shades, varieties including Pink with Sunken Lower-Left Corner, inverted watermarks, positional blocks including Single Wmk Black-Brown booklet pane of 6, mainly mint with many unmounted and some used. A feast for collectors of these issues.
TWO PENCE: Orange, Red & Brown small range with shades, varieties, punctured 'OS', includes Large White Flaw in L/H Value Tablet' ACSC #97(16)f x3 and Lower Frame Missing #97(16)s, condition variable.
THREE PENCE: Interesting range covering all watermarks with many shades, varieties, blocks etc including various A-B pairs, Small Mult Perf 14 Type A with the Watermark Inverted punctured 'OS', SMult Wmk Perf 13½x12½ block of 4 with ACSC #108f & g, condition mixed, Cat $2500+.
FOUR PENCE: Orange small selection with inverted wmks, shades including Lemon x2, block of 4 with Line through 'FOUR PENCE' ACSC #110(2)p, q & r (unmounted) plus other varieties, condition mixed.
FIVE PENCE: range of shades & varieties from all watermarks with key items being a Smooth Paper Comb Perf Single Wmk with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #123a and Rough Paper punctured 'OS' #124 used x2.
C of A KGV - Single Watermark
1d reds mint & used selection with shades & varieties including a mint Die II (faults) & another with the Watermark Inverted, booklet pane of 6, Dies I-II used block of 4, Die III with the Watermark Inverted, condition variable.
Rough Paper 1d damson ACSC #72K, unmounted, Cat $2000. Michael Drury Cerificate (2004).
2d orange punctured 'OS' with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #95aba (SG O71w) marginal horizontal pair from the top of the sheet, a few nibbled perfs, one unit unmounted, Cat $1150+ (£650++ as mounted).
2d intense aniline scarlet punctured 'OS' ACSC #96F, part Sydney cds. A vibrant shade of which the ACSC states "OS only", Cat $1750 mint; unpriced used Michael Drury Certificate (2019).
2d red with the Watermark Inverted punctured 'OS' ACSC #96ab (SG O72w) block of 4, one unit VLMtd, the others unmounted, Cat $10,000+ (£5200++ as mounted).
No longer available
4d blue nice selection of shades, noted Cracked Electro through Kangaroo - State II ACSC #112(1)eb, Thin 'FOU' of 'FOUR' (Final State) #112(2)ec & Thin 'FOUR PENCE' (Late State) #112(2)rb, other varieties, Inverted Wmks etc, condition variable, Cat $2500+.
C of A KGV - No Watermark
1d, 1½d block of 4 and punctured 'OS' 1d & 1½d all unmounted, also 1½d Harrison Imprint block of 8 #90(17)z (minor blemishes), Cat $1150.
(Qty 7 + block)
C of A - Other Pre-Decimals
1913-65 collection in two Hagner albums apparently complete on a simplified basis, some are CTO including KSmith 'OS' Overprints, 5/- Bridge & Navigators, very fine Robes £1 'SPECIMEN' with Blue-Black Overprint, Navigator 'SPECIMEN' set, etc, some toning so inspection recommended.
1929 Airmail 3d green Type A (Vertical Mesh) upper-left corner blocks of 4 with Plate Numbers '1' to '4' ACSC #134za/zd; upper-left corner blocks of 4 punctured 'OS' with Plate Numbers '1' to '4' #134ba za/zd; imprint block of 4 punctured 'OS' #134baz; minor storage marks on a few blocks. Cat $3300+.
(Qty 9 blocks)
1929 Airmail 3d green Type B (Horizontal Mesh) perforated 'OS' upper-left Plate '1' '2' & '4' blocks of 4 ACSC #135bza zb and zd, minor storage marks but unmounted, Cat $1125.
(Qty 3 blocks)