Prestige Philately Auction 169 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Kangaroo Issues
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Displaying 11 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Kangaroo Issues
Five Shillings array comprising Second Wmk (2), Third Wmk (47, including 'L'-shaped strip of 3), SMult Wmk (19, one with fine '(RA)VENSTHORPE/WESTERN AUSTRALIA' cds), CofA (64, including a pair), mixed condition, approximately 50% with heavy or parcels cancels, high catalogue value. (Qty 133)
Inverted Watermarks group comprising First Wmk ½d, 1d Die II, 3d Die I & 1/- (CTO), Third Wmk 2d Die I, 3d Die I, 6d blue, 9d Die II marginal pair (mint, a couple of tiny faults, Ex Arthur Grey) & 1/- Die II, also ½d 'ROSTAGE' Flaw (2, one with Weakness over 'US' Retouched BW #1hb), some minor blemishes & untidy cancellations, Cat $1800+. (Qty 12)
Largely complete except for some key high values and including First Wmk 4d orange-yellow plus CTO 1/- Watermark Inverted, 2/- & 5/-, Second Wmk to 5/- Watermark Inverted, Third Wmk 5/- (4), 10/-, £1 brown & blue (tear at base) and £1 grey, SMult to 10/- (2, one used on piece), CofA to 10/- & £1 plus optd 'SPECIMEN' trio (£1 toned), condition variable, Cat $4000 approx (ex Third Wmk £1 brown & blue). (Qty 94)
Officials with First Wmk perf Large 'OS' 4d & 6d (tonespot), 1/- (faults) & 2/-, Small 'OS' 2d, 5d, 6d, 9d & 1/-; Second Wmk 2d; and Third Wmk 5/- & 10/- (both CTO); a few with hinge remainders. Advertised retail $4600. (Qty 12)
Perforated 'OS' with First Wmk 5/- Large 'OS' (2, both with faults), Second Wmk 5/- (2, one Watermark Inverted), Third Wmk 5/- (4, two are CTO) & 10/- CTO (4), SMult 5/- (8, five are CTO); also CofA 5/- perf 'VG'; mixed condition, Cat $2300+. (Qty 23)
Selection mostly used comprising Second Wmk 5/- well centred, officials with First Wmk perf Large 'OS' ½d to 2/- including 2½d (heavily mounted *) & 4d orange-yellow, Second Wmk perf 'OS' 2d to 2/- (9d with heavy cancel), Third Wmk perf 'OS' 5/- (rough perfs), condition fair to fine. Advertised retail (as fine) $2300. (Qty 19)
Selection including First Wmk 5d, 6d x2 & 9d, Second Wmk 2d & 2½d, Third Wmk 1/- Watermark Sideways, 5/- & 10/- (regummed), SMult 10/-, CofA 10/- with part-imprint, Officials with First Wmk perf Large 'OS' 4d orange & 4d yellow-orange, Third Wmk 1/- Die II & Die IIB, mixed centring with some gumside condition issues so modest estimate applied, Cat $4000+ (2004).
Specimen Overprints comprising Third Wmk £1 grey Type C (3, two with C1a Deformed 'C' Variant) and Type D, £2 Type B x2 & Type C, CofA Wmk Type D 10/- (11), £1 (4) & £2 (12), variable centring & some toning, Cat $2700+. (Qty 34)
Stockbook assemblage mostly used including First Wmk 5d (*) & 2/-, mint Third Wmk Die II 6d & 2/- (toning), SMult Wmk 10/- (repaired corner) & £2, CofA 6d imprint block of 4 (**), 5/- (*), £1 & £2, officials with First Wmk perf Large 'OS' 4d yellow-orange x2 & 9d, Small 'OS' 4d yellow-orange x2, Second Wmk 9d x2, 1/- x2 & 2/-, Third Wmk 5/- (2, one is CTO) & 10/- CTO, SMult 5/- CTO, condition variable. (Qty 114)
Telegraph punctures with First Wmk 5/- & 10/- x4, CofA 10/- x8 including a strip of 4 (central re-join), also Robes to £1 with trapezoid punctures. (Qty 23)
Ten Shillings group comprising Third Wmk (3, one with rough perfs, another with short perfs), SMult Wmk, CofA (16, one with excellent centring), mixed condition with some faults & heavy cancels, Cat $5000+. (Qty 20)