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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
1914-36 Issues largely complete including Sydney Harbour Bridge 5/- postally used & CTO, official punctures & overprints, good range of KGV Heads selected for centring & cds cancels again including official punctures & overprints, so far generally fine to very fine; plus three pages of KGV commercial perfins with some unusual patterns, condition of these is quite mixed.
Collection of pairs strips & blocks with Kangaroos including First Wmk pairs to 1/-, 2d pair with the Watermark Inverted, 3d gutter strip of 4, 6d Large 'OS' & Small 'OS' pairs; Second Wmk 1/- 'OS' strip of 4; Third Wmk 6d blue & 9d blocks of 4; KGV Heads including pairs of 4d lemon, 4d blue & CofA 1/4d x2; Other Pre-Decimals including Victoria Centenary 1/- pairs x6 & marginal black of 4; etc, some postmark interest, condition a bit variable but generally fine to very fine. A very difficult lot to assemble.
(Qty few 100)
C of A - Kangaroo Issues
Hagners of 'OS' & 'OS/NSW' punctures including better values to 5/-, Third Wmk 2/- brown with commercial perfin, SMult Wmk 5/- punctured Small 'G/NSW' etc, condition variable.
Hingeless pages with First Wmk punctured Small 'OS' 4d 5d & 2/- used, Second Wmk 2d & 2½d mint plus 'OS' 5/- used, Third Wmk £1 grey 'SPECIMEN' Type C x2 one with Hooked 'C' (badly toned), 'OS' mint to 2/- brown plus CTO 5/- & 10/- x3, SMult Wmk 10/- 'SPECIMEN', CofA 'SPECIMEN' set (unmounted), etc, condition variable.
Selection with First Wmk including Large 'OS' values to 1/- plus 3d & 4d shades x4, Small 'OS' 2d mint x2, 5d with 'MADANG' cds & 2/- x3, and 'OS/NSW' pairs to 6d, Second Wmk 5/- punctured 'OS', & a few others, generally good to fine.
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.
Used selection on Hagners with First Wmk 1d with the Watermark Sideways, 1/- dull greyish green, 1/- with the Watermark Inverted CTO (2, one with 'BRISBANE' cds), 2/- & 5/- CTO, punctured Large 'OS' 2½d, 4d yellow-orange, 5d, 2/- & 5/-, Small 'OS' 3d to 9d; Second Wmk punctured 'OS' 9d & 1/-; Third Wmk 2/- brown x4 (one with the Watermark Inverted), 5/- & £1 grey, punctured 'OS' 2/- brown, 5/- & 10/-; SMult Wmk 6d overprinted 'OS' x2, punctured 'OS' 2/- & 5/-; CofA Wmk 5/- x2 (one CTO), 10/-, £1 & £2; etc, some minor problems but generally fine to very fine & mostly with neat cds cancels.
C of A KANGAROOS - 1st Watermark
PUNCTURED LARGE 'OS': ½d to 2/- complete mint including 1d Die 2, the centring is above-average except for the 9d which is woeful, generally very fresh except for the 2/- which is a bit aged, a few minor gumside blemishes, Cat $6000 (£2800).
- 5/- grey & chrome ACSC #42ba (SG O12), one slightly pulled perf, neat Melbourne cds of 1DE13, Cat $1000 (£700).
- 10/- grey & pink ACSC #47b (SG O13), well centred, a few slightly short perfs, faint cancellation, Cat $10,000 (£3250).
PUNCTURED SMALL 'OS': ½d, 1d Dies I II & IIA, 2d 2½d, 3d Dies I & II, 6d 9d & 1/-, mostly well centred & lightly mounted, Cat $4,500 (£2550).
- 5d chestnut x7 - a few short perfs - tied to local cover by 'MADANG/20AP16' cds, Cat $700++. Unauthorised usage in New Guinea.
- 6d blue horizontal strip of 6, the fourth unit with a couple of pulled perfs, Brisbane cds; and 1/- blue-green horizontal strip of 5, Sydney cds, Cat $640++. Rare multiples.
(Qty 2 strips)
C of A KANGAROOS - 2nd Watermark
PUNCTURED 'OS': 2/- brown ACSC #36ba (SG O36), a couple of short perfs, very fresh & lightly mounted, Cat $4000 (£1800).
C of A KANGAROOS - 3rd Watermark
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.
No longer available
PUNCTURED 'OS': £1 grey ACSC #53wc (SG O78), characteristic irregular perfs, CTO with large-part o.g., Cat $2250 (£1100).
- £2 purple-black & rose ACSC #56Cwa (SG O53var), well centred, characteristic rough perfs, CTO with large-part o.g., Cat $4500 (£2500).
C of A KANGAROOS - CofA Watermark
9d violet Plate 3 Ash Imprint block of 4 ACSC #29(3)zb, perforated 'T' for use by Tasmanian Government, reinforced perfs at top, Cat $600 (normal). Ex Julian Sterling Part II.
C of A KGV - King George V Issues
Interesting mostly used collection on Hagners with many better stamps including Single Wmk 1d green Dry Ink, 2d orange mint x7, 4d lemon x23 (five identified as "lime-yellow"), 4d lemon 'OS' x3, 4d olive mint No Imprint pair (**), 4d olive 'OS' mint x2 (one **), 5d Rough Paper 'OS', 1/4d 'OS' CTO x3; SMult Wmk Perf 14 1/4d, 'OS' ½d, 2d x2, 4½d & 1/4d x2 (one CTO); Perf 13½x12½ 3d Die Ia mint x2, 4d **, 4½d Die II CTO, 1/4d mint x2 (one toned), 1/4d 'OS' CTO; etc, many NSW State perfins including CofA 'G/NSW' mint block of 12 & used imprint block of 4 and 3d used block of 8, many other blocks & a good number of annotated varieties, etc, condition variable but generally fine to very fine.
Large accumulation sorted into packets with a quantity of Penny Reds & many other better denominations, condition variable but a high percentage are fine to very fine. From an old-time collection off the market for decades & completely unchecked by us for shades or varieties.
(Qty many 1000s)