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AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH - KANGAROO ISSUES

Auction # 148

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AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH - KANGAROO ISSUES : First Watermark.
First Watermark.
Australia.
140
1911 Stamp Design Competition Essay designed by Arthur L. Brice, 1d KGV on  4.3 x 5.6cm sepia coloured glazed paper and endorsed 1911 Stamp Design Competition Essay designed by Arthur L. Brice, 1d KGV on 4.3 x 5.6cm sepia coloured glazed paper and endorsed "Albo" at lower right (Brice's nom de plume for the competition). Also the final hand drawn original 8.9 x 11.5cm pen and ink in Black and White on thin card with "Design submitted to" at top and "Commonwealth Postal Authorities" at base, by Arthur L. Brice and endorsed "Albo" at lower right, plus two progressive designs, hand written Explanation of Stamp and postcard of the submitted design with hand written message detailing the competition on reverse. Very fine and rare. Recently discovered and the only known example of this design. Unrecorded in the Australian Specialist catalogue.
2500
2200
sold
141
1913 d Green 1st Wmk Kangaroo Plate 2 MUH marginal pane of 48 centered to lower left with 1913 d Green 1st Wmk Kangaroo Plate 2 MUH marginal pane of 48 centered to lower left with "ROSTAGE" variety. Hinged on top selvedge with some perf separation and faults. Variety ACSC 1(2)e.
150
300
sold
142
1913 1d Red Die IIA 1st Wmk Kangaroo with Cracked electro state II variety fine used with few short perfs. ACSC 4(G)ia.1913 1d Red Die IIA 1st Wmk Kangaroo with Cracked electro state II variety fine used with few short perfs. ACSC 4(G)ia.
250
200
R
143
1913 1d Red Die IIA 1st Wmk Kangaroo with Cracked electro state II variety fine used. ACSC 4(G)ia.1913 1d Red Die IIA 1st Wmk Kangaroo with Cracked electro state II variety fine used. ACSC 4(G)ia.
300
240
R
144
1913 2d Grey 1st Wmk Kangaroo CA Monogram block of 6 centered to lower left, lightly hinged on top centre unit. Lower units with horizontal crease and centre units with vertical crease. Monogram trimmed at base. ACSC 5(2)z.1913 2d Grey 1st Wmk Kangaroo CA Monogram block of 6 centered to lower left, lightly hinged on top centre unit. Lower units with horizontal crease and centre units with vertical crease. Monogram trimmed at base. ACSC 5(2)z.
500
700
sold
145
1913 2d Indigo 1st Wmk Kangaroo perforated large OS MLH and centered to upper left.1913 2d Indigo 1st Wmk Kangaroo perforated large OS MLH and centered to upper left.
100
150
sold
146
1913 4d Orange 1st Wmk Kangaroo O/P large OS MVLH and well centered.1913 4d Orange 1st Wmk Kangaroo O/P large OS MVLH and well centered.
100
150
sold
147
1915 1/- Bright Blue-Green First Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably centered. Tiny paper inclusion.1915 1/- Bright Blue-Green First Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably centered. Tiny paper inclusion.
1000
1000
sold
148
1913 2/- Brown First Wmk Kangaroo MUH and centered to base.1913 2/- Brown First Wmk Kangaroo MUH and centered to base.
450
700
sold
149
1913 2/- Dark Brown 1st Wmk Kangaroo MLH and well centered. A few slight nibbled perfs barely detract. Catalogue Value $1,500.00.1913 2/- Dark Brown 1st Wmk Kangaroo MLH and well centered. A few slight nibbled perfs barely detract. Catalogue Value $1,500.00.
250
350
sold
150
1913 5/- Grey and Yellow 1st Wmk Kangaroo with variety 1913 5/- Grey and Yellow 1st Wmk Kangaroo with variety "White line adjacent to coast in Bight" MLH and well centered. A slight nibbled perf at base barely detracts. ACSC 42(D)e.
600
450
sold
151
1913 2 Black and Rose 1st Wmk Kangaroo handstamped Specimen, with variety 1913 2 Black and Rose 1st Wmk Kangaroo handstamped Specimen, with variety "Short Spencer's Gulf" MUH and centered to upper right with a few short perfs, but regummed. ACSC 55x(D)j.
150
210
sold
Second Watermark.
152
1915 2d Indigo 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered.1915 2d Indigo 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered.
80
64
R
153
1915 6d Ultramarine 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and well centered.1915 6d Ultramarine 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and well centered.
650
750
sold
154
1915 6d Deep Ultramarine 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and centered to left.1915 6d Deep Ultramarine 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and centered to left.
1000
750
sold
155
1915 9d Violet 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and centered to upper right.1915 9d Violet 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and centered to upper right.
600
750
sold
156
1915 1/- Green 2nd Wmk Kangaroo in good used block of 4.1915 1/- Green 2nd Wmk Kangaroo in good used block of 4.
75
60
R
157
1915 2/- Brown 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and centered to left, but regummed,1915 2/- Brown 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and centered to left, but regummed,
275
350
sold
158
1915 5/- Deep Grey and Yellow 2nd Wmk Kangaroo fine used. Bent corner perf.1915 5/- Deep Grey and Yellow 2nd Wmk Kangaroo fine used. Bent corner perf.
100
80
R
159
1915 5/- Deep Grey and Yellow 2nd Wmk Kangaroo fine used with a few blunt perfs.1915 5/- Deep Grey and Yellow 2nd Wmk Kangaroo fine used with a few blunt perfs.
100
80
R
Third Watermark.
160
1915 2d Silver-Grey Die I 3rd Wmk Kangaroo in MUH reasonably centered block of 12 lightly mounted on the top 3 units and the central unit at base, with varieties 1915 2d Silver-Grey Die I 3rd Wmk Kangaroo in MUH reasonably centered block of 12 lightly mounted on the top 3 units and the central unit at base, with varieties "Retouched bottom frame at right and white flaw in Gulf of Carpentaria", "Retouched shading east of Cape York" (a scarce late state variety), "Retouched upper frame at right" and "Retouched upper frame at left". Three of the variety stamps are MUH, one non variety unit has a natural paper inclusion. Fresh and attractive. ACSC 7Dd, &Df, 7Dg and 7Dh. Imputed catalogue value $1,900.00.
450
360
sold
161
1920 1/- Blue-Green Die 1IB 3rd Wmk Kangaroo Sideways Watermark upper marginal gutter block of 4 MUH on upper units, lower units MLH, well centered with 1920 1/- Blue-Green Die 1IB 3rd Wmk Kangaroo Sideways Watermark upper marginal gutter block of 4 MUH on upper units, lower units MLH, well centered with "LI" of "Shilling" retouched variety. ACSC 33aa, and (4)ha. Inferred catalogue value $2,050.00.
300
225
sold
162
1918 5/- Grey and Yellow 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and well centered with variety 1918 5/- Grey and Yellow 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and well centered with variety "Break in right frame opposite Cape York and two Yellow spots west of Spencer's Gulf". ACSC 44(D)ua.
325
425
sold
163
1918 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and well centered. Superb.1918 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and well centered. Superb.
1500
1900
sold
164
1917 10/- Grey and Deep Aniline-Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo good used.1917 10/- Grey and Deep Aniline-Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo good used.
90
80
sold
165
1918 10/- Grey and Deep Aniline Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type B MVLH and well centered. ACSC 48x.1918 10/- Grey and Deep Aniline Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type B MVLH and well centered. ACSC 48x.
180
225
sold
166
1917 10/- Grey and Deep Aniline Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroos perf OS CTO without gum.1917 10/- Grey and Deep Aniline Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroos perf OS CTO without gum.
45
65
sold
167
1916 1 Chestnut and Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo fine used. A small light crease at upper right barely detracts.1916 1 Chestnut and Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo fine used. A small light crease at upper right barely detracts.
600
450
sold
168
1916 1 Light Brown and Pale Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen, reperfed at top. 2 Minute purple spots.1916 1 Light Brown and Pale Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen, reperfed at top. 2 Minute purple spots.
200
170
sold
169
1924 1 Grey 3rd Wmk Kangaroo good used with few bluntish perfs.1924 1 Grey 3rd Wmk Kangaroo good used with few bluntish perfs.
100
100
sold
170
1924 1 Grey 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type C MUH and well centered. ACSC 53xb.1924 1 Grey 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type C MUH and well centered. ACSC 53xb.
200
190
sold
171
1924 1 Grey 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type C sub-type 2 (shaved 1924 1 Grey 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type C sub-type 2 (shaved "P") mint with hinge remainder and well centered. ACSC 53xf. Catalogue Value $1,000.00.
225
180
R
Small Multiple Watermark.
172
1929 6d, 9d, 1/- and 2/- Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroos perforated OS MUH. 1/- value MLH. Mixed centering.1929 6d, 9d, 1/- and 2/- Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroos perforated OS MUH. 1/- value MLH. Mixed centering.
200
325
sold
173
1929 5/- Grey and Yellow-Orange Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MLH and centered to upper right.1929 5/- Grey and Yellow-Orange Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MLH and centered to upper right.
200
225
sold
174
1929 5/- Greyish-Black and Yellow-Orange Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo in MUH well centered upper marginal pair, the right unit with variety 1929 5/- Greyish-Black and Yellow-Orange Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo in MUH well centered upper marginal pair, the right unit with variety "Broken coast near Sydney and break in right frame 3.5mm from top corrected". Superb. ACSC 45(D)da.
1800
1600
sold
175
1929 10/- Grey and Pale Pink Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MUH and centered to right with upper margin and colour bar. Lightly hinged on upper selvedge only.1929 10/- Grey and Pale Pink Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MUH and centered to right with upper margin and colour bar. Lightly hinged on upper selvedge only.
800
650
sold
176
1917 10/- Grey and Deep Aniline Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type B mint without gum and 1932-35 C of A Wmk Kangaroo set O/P Specimen Type D including additional 10/- value MUH. 1 is MLH and 2 with Short Spencer's Gulf variety and few short perfs.1917 10/- Grey and Deep Aniline Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type B mint without gum and 1932-35 C of A Wmk Kangaroo set O/P Specimen Type D including additional 10/- value MUH. 1 is MLH and 2 with Short Spencer's Gulf variety and few short perfs.
200
300
sold
C of A Watermark.
177
1932-1945 6d Brown, 9d Violet, 2/- Type A and Type B Cof A Wmk Kangaroos MLH and reasonably centered.1932-1945 6d Brown, 9d Violet, 2/- Type A and Type B Cof A Wmk Kangaroos MLH and reasonably centered.
45
60
sold
178
1932 5/- Grey and Yellow C of A Wmk Kangaroo lower marginal copy MUH and centered to base. Attractive.1932 5/- Grey and Yellow C of A Wmk Kangaroo lower marginal copy MUH and centered to base. Attractive.
600
480
R
179
1932 10/- Grey and Pink C of A Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably well centered.1932 10/- Grey and Pink C of A Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably well centered.
1250
1250
sold
180
1932 10/- Grey and Pink C of A Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably centered.1932 10/- Grey and Pink C of A Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably centered.
1250
1400
sold
181
1932 10/- Grey-Black and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo MLH and well centered. Superb.1932 10/- Grey-Black and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo MLH and well centered. Superb.
400
425
sold
182
1932 10/- Grey and Pink C of A Wmk Kangaroo FU with a few short perfs.1932 10/- Grey and Pink C of A Wmk Kangaroo FU with a few short perfs.
80
60
sold
183
1935 1 Grey C of A Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably centered, with a few short perfs at base.1935 1 Grey C of A Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably centered, with a few short perfs at base.
750
650
sold
184
1935 1 Grey C of A Wmk Kangaroo MLH and centered to base.1935 1 Grey C of A Wmk Kangaroo MLH and centered to base.
500
400
sold
185
1935 1 Grey C of A Wmk Kangaroo fine used and well centered with Telegraph Office CDS postmark.1935 1 Grey C of A Wmk Kangaroo fine used and well centered with Telegraph Office CDS postmark.
200
160
R
186
1934 2 Grey and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo MUH part imprint copy with Open-mouthed kangaroo variety. Centered slightly to lower left, a small light bend barely detracts. ACSC 58(V)va.1934 2 Grey and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo MUH part imprint copy with Open-mouthed kangaroo variety. Centered slightly to lower left, a small light bend barely detracts. ACSC 58(V)va.
4000
3250
sold
187
1934 2 Grey-Black and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and reasonably centered.1934 2 Grey-Black and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and reasonably centered.
2250
2600
sold
188
1934 2 Grey-Black and Rose-Crimson Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered.1934 2 Grey-Black and Rose-Crimson Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered.
2200
2300
sold
189
1934 2 Grey and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo good used with a few short perfs.1934 2 Grey and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo good used with a few short perfs.
225
160
sold
190
1934 2 Grey-Black and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo VFU and centered to lower right.1934 2 Grey-Black and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo VFU and centered to lower right.
300
225
sold
191
1932-35 C of A Wmk Kangaroo set O/P Specimen Type D MUH. The 10/- value has variety 1932-35 C of A Wmk Kangaroo set O/P Specimen Type D MUH. The 10/- value has variety "White flaw before Postage"
150
160
sold
192
1932-35 C of A Wmk Kangaroo set O/P Specimen Type D MLH. The 2 value variety 1932-35 C of A Wmk Kangaroo set O/P Specimen Type D MLH. The 2 value variety "Broken value circle at right" and is MUH and centered to base.
100
110
sold
Collections and Accumulations.
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Selection of 33 mint Kangaroo issues including 1913 3d Olive, 5d Chestnut and 6d Blue 1st Wmk MLH, 1923 3d Olive Die IIB with part imprint and 6d Chestnut corner pair, right unit with Broken leg on kangaroo variety MUH, 1929 6d Chestnut and 1/- Blue-Green Small Mult Wmk MUH and 1945 2/- Maroon Redrawn Die imprint block of 6, block of 4 and corner block of 6 MUH C of A Wmk, plus small range of mint Postage Due issues. Few faults and odd toning blemish.Selection of 33 mint Kangaroo issues including 1913 3d Olive, 5d Chestnut and 6d Blue 1st Wmk MLH, 1923 3d Olive Die IIB with part imprint and 6d Chestnut corner pair, right unit with Broken leg on kangaroo variety MUH, 1929 6d Chestnut and 1/- Blue-Green Small Mult Wmk MUH and 1945 2/- Maroon Redrawn Die imprint block of 6, block of 4 and corner block of 6 MUH C of A Wmk, plus small range of mint Postage Due issues. Few faults and odd toning blemish.
150
260
sold
194
Collection of many hundreds of used Kangaroo and KGV issues on Hagner sheets with values to 10/-, as well as 1932-35 1 Grey and 2 Black and Rose C of A Wmk Kangaroos O/P Specimen. Varying duplication and some faults.Collection of many hundreds of used Kangaroo and KGV issues on Hagner sheets with values to 10/-, as well as 1932-35 1 Grey and 2 Black and Rose C of A Wmk Kangaroos O/P Specimen. Varying duplication and some faults.
450
800
sold
195
Accumulation of 674 used Kangaroo issues with all watermarks represented including many perforated OS and several varieties in Hagner album. Noted 1913 3d Olive Die II 1st Wmk perf OS pair, 1913 1/- Green 1st Wmk with Inverted Wmk postally used and 1917 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk perforated OS CTO. Varying duplication and mixed condition.Accumulation of 674 used Kangaroo issues with all watermarks represented including many perforated OS and several varieties in Hagner album. Noted 1913 3d Olive Die II 1st Wmk perf OS pair, 1913 1/- Green 1st Wmk with Inverted Wmk postally used and 1917 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk perforated OS CTO. Varying duplication and mixed condition.
450
650
sold
196
Collection of 41 different used Kangaroo issues perforated OS including 1st Wmk perf large and small OS sets to 2/- excluding 2d and 4d perf small OS, 2nd Wmk set excluding 6d, 3rd Wmk set to 10/- and Small Multiple Wmk set to          5/-. Several CTO and variable condition.Collection of 41 different used Kangaroo issues perforated OS including 1st Wmk perf large and small OS sets to 2/- excluding 2d and 4d perf small OS, 2nd Wmk set excluding 6d, 3rd Wmk set to 10/- and Small Multiple Wmk set to 5/-. Several CTO and variable condition.
300
325
sold
197
Accumulation of many hundreds of used Kangaroo and KGV issues, with all watermarks represented including some perf OS in large stockbook, plus a small range of South Australian issues on album pages. Varying duplication and condition.
200
425
sold