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C of A - Kangaroo Issues
First Watermark 1d Watermark Sideways (small faults), mint 9d & commercially used 1/- Watermark Inverted; Second Wmk mint 9d (small tear) & fine used 2/-; Third Wmk 5/- VFU and perf 'OS' 5/- & 10/- both CTO; and CofA £1 (small faults). (9)
First Watermark ½d, 1d, 2½d, 5d & 6d; then Small Multiple Watermark 6d (short perfs) to 2/-; variable centring, mostly lightly mounted. (9)
Handy selection including First Wmk 3d Die I & 4d, Second Wmk 2d & 2½d, Third Wmk to 5/- including 6d blue (2) & 2/- brown plus £1 grey & £2 with Type C 'SPECIMEN' Opt, Small Multiple Wmk to 5/- plus 10/- & £2 (small natural paper inclusion) with 'SPECIMEN' Opt, CofA to 5/- plus 'SPECIMEN' set, very fresh & mostly fine to very fine. (44)
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
½d to 5/-, plus 10/- (very fine) to £2 with 'Specimen' handstamp, a very fresh set but a few hinge remainders and the top two values with a few tiny tonespots. (15)
½d to 5/- (ex 9d), mostly fine but a couple of small blemishes & a couple with ugly hinge remainders. (11)
1d Die II Watermark Sideways (Crown Pointing to Right) BW #3aa, poorly centred, Cat $2000.
1d red Die IIA Plate G Cracked Electro BW #4(G)ia, Leongatha (Vic) cds largely clear of the flaw, undercatalogued at $300. [Well-named "The Big Scratch"]
10/- grey & bright pink marginal example from left of the sheet, exceptional centring, Cat $3500. An outstanding example.
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark (Official Stamps)
Perforated Large 'OS': 1d Die II Watermark Sideways (Crown Pointing to the Right), used in South Australia, Cat $800: see footnote. [ACSC states "One used example is recorded"]
C of A KANGAROOS - 2nd Watermark
2d grey Die IIA BW #8B upper-right corner block of 16 (4x4), the last unit with White Flaw over 'LIA' BW #8i, mostly well-centred, some faint toning in the right-hand margin only, unmounted. Ex Sir Gawaine Bailley. Advertised retail $1040 for singles.
2½d indigo marginal single, unmounted.
9d deep (aniline) violet, corner fault at lower-right. Dramatic and unlisted shade.
No longer available
2/- brown, exceptional centring & very lightly mounted, Cat $850. A premium-grade example.
5/- grey & chrome Watermark Inverted BW #43a, strong colour, exceptional centring and lightly mounted, Cat $1250; advertised retail $1500. Another premium-grade stamp. Ex Sir Gawaine Baillie.
C of A KANGAROOS - 2nd Watermark - Official Stamps
Perforated 'OS': 1/- bright blue-green BW #31ba, unmounted, Cat $1750.
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
Mint 2d & 2½d, and used 6d blue & 9d, all with Watermark Inverted. (4)