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AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH - KANGAROO ISSUES

Auction # 137

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AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH - KANGAROO ISSUES : First Watermark.
First Watermark.
Australia.
24
1913 1st Wmk Kangaroo set to 5/- value MLH and reasonably centered. d, 1d, 2d, 2d, 4d and 9d values MUH. 2d, 2d, 3d, 5d, 6d and 9d values are exceptionally well centered. Odd shortish perf hardly detracts.1913 1st Wmk Kangaroo set to 5/- value MLH and reasonably centered. d, 1d, 2d, 2d, 4d and 9d values MUH. 2d, 2d, 3d, 5d, 6d and 9d values are exceptionally well centered. Odd shortish perf hardly detracts.
1700
1300
sold
25
1913 2d Grey 1st Wmk Kangaroo MUH and well centered. Superb.1913 2d Grey 1st Wmk Kangaroo MUH and well centered. Superb.
150
160
sold
26
1913 2d Grey 1st Wmk Kangaroo perf Large OS with 1913 2d Grey 1st Wmk Kangaroo perf Large OS with "Retouched left frame and shading N.W. of map" variety MLH and centered to left with rounded corner. ACSC 5bbi. Catalogue Value $250.00+.
80
95
sold
27
1913 3d Olive Die II 1st Wmk Kangaroo marginal block of 4 CTO with 'Melbourne/DE3/13' cds, lightly hinged with full original gum. Rare multiple.1913 3d Olive Die II 1st Wmk Kangaroo marginal block of 4 CTO with 'Melbourne/DE3/13' cds, lightly hinged with full original gum. Rare multiple.
1500
1900
sold
28
1913 4d Orange 1st Wmk Kangaroo MUH and well centered. Superb.1913 4d Orange 1st Wmk Kangaroo MUH and well centered. Superb.
650
475
sold
29
1913 4d Deep Orange 1st Wmk Kangaroo MUH well centered marginal copy. Lightly hinged on selvedge.1913 4d Deep Orange 1st Wmk Kangaroo MUH well centered marginal copy. Lightly hinged on selvedge.
450
400
sold
30
1913 6d Blue 1st Wmk Kangaroo MUH and well centered. Superb.1913 6d Blue 1st Wmk Kangaroo MUH and well centered. Superb.
400
675
sold
31
1913 6d Blue 1st Wmk Kangaroo CA Monogram marginal pair MLH and centered to upper left. ACSC 17za.1913 6d Blue 1st Wmk Kangaroo CA Monogram marginal pair MLH and centered to upper left. ACSC 17za.
1250
1150
sold
32
1913 6d Blue 1st Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and well centered.1913 6d Blue 1st Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and well centered.
75
85
sold
33
1913 9d Deep Violet 1st Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and reasonably centered with few short perfs.1913 9d Deep Violet 1st Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and reasonably centered with few short perfs.
40
75
sold
34
1913 9d Violet 1st Wmk Kangaroo perf OS MUH and reasonably centered.1913 9d Violet 1st Wmk Kangaroo perf OS MUH and reasonably centered.
450
475
sold
35
1913 2/- Brown 1st Wmk Kangaroo JBC Monogram single mint hinged and well centered with few short perfs and tone spots. Rare. ACSC 35zc. Catalogue Value $12,500.00.1913 2/- Brown 1st Wmk Kangaroo JBC Monogram single mint hinged and well centered with few short perfs and tone spots. Rare. ACSC 35zc. Catalogue Value $12,500.00.
5000
4000
R
36
1913 1 Brown and Blue 1st Wmk Kangaroo unused with redistributed gum. Reasonably well centered. Superior centered copy with redistributed gum sold for $2,950.00 in our sale 136.1913 1 Brown and Blue 1st Wmk Kangaroo unused with redistributed gum. Reasonably well centered. Superior centered copy with redistributed gum sold for $2,950.00 in our sale 136.
1800
1440
R
37
1913 2 Grey and Rose 1st Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably centered. Lovely fresh colour.1913 2 Grey and Rose 1st Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably centered. Lovely fresh colour.
4000
5500
sold
Second Watermark.
38
1915 2nd Wmk Kangaroo set to 1/- value MLH and reasonably centered. 2d with few shortish perfs and 9d with very faint discolouration at base.1915 2nd Wmk Kangaroo set to 1/- value MLH and reasonably centered. 2d with few shortish perfs and 9d with very faint discolouration at base.
600
650
sold
39
1915 2d Grey 2nd Wmk Kangaroo block of 4, hinged on top units and lower units MVLH. Lower right unit with faintest tone spot. Exceptionally well centered.1915 2d Grey 2nd Wmk Kangaroo block of 4, hinged on top units and lower units MVLH. Lower right unit with faintest tone spot. Exceptionally well centered.
225
160
sold
40
1913 2d Grey 2nd Wmk Kangaroo with 1913 2d Grey 2nd Wmk Kangaroo with "Retouched left frame and shading N.W. of map" variety MLH and centered slightly to the base. Minute spot at top. ACSC 6i. Catalogue Value $300.00.
120
180
sold
41
1915 2d Grey, 2d Indigo and 6d Blue 2nd Wmk Kangaroo's MLH and reasonably centered.1915 2d Grey, 2d Indigo and 6d Blue 2nd Wmk Kangaroo's MLH and reasonably centered.
250
210
sold
42
1915 2d Indigo Kangaroo on 1916 Censor cover from South Australia to New York with Violet 1915 2d Indigo Kangaroo on 1916 Censor cover from South Australia to New York with Violet "Passed" censor marking. Minor faults, not affecting stamp.
80
85
sold
43
1915 9d Violet 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered. Jumped perf at lower right.1915 9d Violet 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered. Jumped perf at lower right.
225
250
sold
44
1915 2/- Brown 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and well centered. Superb.1915 2/- Brown 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and well centered. Superb.
600
750
sold
45
1915 2/- Brown 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and exceptionally well centered. Premium copy.1915 2/- Brown 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and exceptionally well centered. Premium copy.
750
850
sold
46
1915 5/- Deep Grey and Yellow 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably centered with few short perfs.1915 5/- Deep Grey and Yellow 2nd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably centered with few short perfs.
700
800
sold
47
1915 5/- Grey and Yellow 2nd Wmk Kangaroo good used and well centered.1915 5/- Grey and Yellow 2nd Wmk Kangaroo good used and well centered.
170
120
sold
Third Watermark.
48
1915-24 3rd Wmk Kangaroo set to 5/- value MLH and reasonably centered. 1/- with 1915-24 3rd Wmk Kangaroo set to 5/- value MLH and reasonably centered. 1/- with "Sideways Watermark", 2/- Maroon with rough perfs and 5/- centered to right with few short perfs at base.
300
300
sold
49
1915 2d Grey Die I 3rd Wmk Kangaroo 1915 2d Grey Die I 3rd Wmk Kangaroo "Inverted Watermark" marginal block of 4 lightly hinged on 3 units and lower left unit MUH. Top left unit with "Bence" variety. Faint toning on lower left unit and selvedge. Exceptionally well centered. ACSC 7a and m.
150
230
sold
50
1915 2d Grey Die I 3rd Wmk Kangaroo perforated OS MUH and well centered.1915 2d Grey Die I 3rd Wmk Kangaroo perforated OS MUH and well centered.
75
120
sold
51
1915-23 2d Grey Die I, 2d Blue, 3d Olive Die I and 6d Chestnut 3rd Wmk Kangaroo's MUH and well centered.1915-23 2d Grey Die I, 2d Blue, 3d Olive Die I and 6d Chestnut 3rd Wmk Kangaroo's MUH and well centered.
150
360
sold
52
1915-23 2d Die I, 2d, 3d Die IIB, 6d Blue Die II, 6d Brown, 9d Die II and 1/- Die II 3rd Wmk Kangaroos MLH and reasonably centered. 2d, 3d and 6d Brown MUH.1915-23 2d Die I, 2d, 3d Die IIB, 6d Blue Die II, 6d Brown, 9d Die II and 1/- Die II 3rd Wmk Kangaroos MLH and reasonably centered. 2d, 3d and 6d Brown MUH.
300
375
sold
53
1917 2d Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo vertical pair MUH and centered to upper right. Upper unit with inking flaw between the WA coastline and the left inner frame and lower unit with inking flaw on 1917 2d Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo vertical pair MUH and centered to upper right. Upper unit with inking flaw between the WA coastline and the left inner frame and lower unit with inking flaw on "NC" of "Pence" and value circle. Unlisted varieties caused by temporary ink clog.
100
110
sold
54
1923 3d Olive Die IIB 3rd Wmk Kangaroo marginal block of 4 MUH and reasonably well centered.1923 3d Olive Die IIB 3rd Wmk Kangaroo marginal block of 4 MUH and reasonably well centered.
150
180
sold
55
1915 6d Ultramarine Die II 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH. (2, one perforated OS). Perforated OS copy with few shortish perfs and centered to lower right.1915 6d Ultramarine Die II 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH. (2, one perforated OS). Perforated OS copy with few shortish perfs and centered to lower right.
120
120
sold
56
1915 6d Ultramarine Die IIA Substituted Cliche 3rd Wmk Kangaroo good used with short perfs. A presentable copy. Rare. ACSC 19ea. Catalogue Value $1,250.00.1915 6d Ultramarine Die IIA Substituted Cliche 3rd Wmk Kangaroo good used with short perfs. A presentable copy. Rare. ACSC 19ea. Catalogue Value $1,250.00.
350
400
sold
57
1921 6d Bright Ultramarine Die IIB 3rd Wmk Kangaroo with Broken leg on kangaroo variety good used. Postmark well clear of variety. Small tear at top left and some short perfs. A presentable copy. Rare. ACSC 20d. Catalogue Value $750.00.1921 6d Bright Ultramarine Die IIB 3rd Wmk Kangaroo with Broken leg on kangaroo variety good used. Postmark well clear of variety. Small tear at top left and some short perfs. A presentable copy. Rare. ACSC 20d. Catalogue Value $750.00.
150
150
sold
58
1919 9d Violet Die IIB 3rd Wmk Kangaroo Ash imprint pair. Left unit MUH and well centered and right unit MVLH and centered to right.1919 9d Violet Die IIB 3rd Wmk Kangaroo Ash imprint pair. Left unit MUH and well centered and right unit MVLH and centered to right.
150
200
sold
59
1916 2/- Brown 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and exceptionally well centered. Premium copy.1916 2/- Brown 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and exceptionally well centered. Premium copy.
225
250
sold
60
1918 5/- Grey and Yellow 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and exceptionally well centered. Premium copy.1918 5/- Grey and Yellow 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and exceptionally well centered. Premium copy.
250
300
sold
61
1918 5/- Grey and Yellow 3rd Wmk Kangaroo Ash imprint block of 4 with White flaw off N.S.W. coast variety, hinged on top units and lower units MUH. Lower right [variety] unit with tiny gum adherence, mentioned only for accuracy. Lovely fresh colour and reasonably centered. ASCS states there may be no more than five surviving blocks of 4. ACSC 44zf. Catalogue Value $12,500.00.1918 5/- Grey and Yellow 3rd Wmk Kangaroo Ash imprint block of 4 with White flaw off N.S.W. coast variety, hinged on top units and lower units MUH. Lower right [variety] unit with tiny gum adherence, mentioned only for accuracy. Lovely fresh colour and reasonably centered. ASCS states there may be no more than five surviving blocks of 4. ACSC 44zf. Catalogue Value $12,500.00.
6000
9750
sold
62
1917 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and exceptionally well centered. One shortish perf at top left hardly detracts.1917 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and exceptionally well centered. One shortish perf at top left hardly detracts.
500
550
sold
63
1917 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and centered to lower right.1917 10/- Grey and Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and centered to lower right.
400
350
sold
64
1917 10/- Grey and Pale Aniline Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered. Few bluntish perfs hardly detract.1917 10/- Grey and Pale Aniline Pink 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered. Few bluntish perfs hardly detract.
450
400
sold
65
1916 1 Light Brown and Pale Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered with few short perfs.1916 1 Light Brown and Pale Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered with few short perfs.
1250
950
sold
66
1916 1 Chestnut and Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably well centered, but regummed.1916 1 Chestnut and Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably well centered, but regummed.
1500
1100
sold
67
1916 1 Chocolate and Dull Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo exceptionally well centered pair FU with Wallaroo 16AU16 Sth Australia CDS. Right unit with barely visible small closed tear at top left. Rare multiple.1916 1 Chocolate and Dull Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo exceptionally well centered pair FU with Wallaroo 16AU16 Sth Australia CDS. Right unit with barely visible small closed tear at top left. Rare multiple.
2500
3250
sold
68
1916 1 Light Brown and Pale Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen mint hinged and well centered with rough perfs.1916 1 Light Brown and Pale Blue 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen mint hinged and well centered with rough perfs.
180
200
sold
69
1924 1 Grey 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and centered to right.1924 1 Grey 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and centered to right.
450
325
sold
70
1924 1 Grey 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type C MLH and centered to lower left.1924 1 Grey 3rd Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen Type C MLH and centered to lower left.
80
110
sold
71
1919-24 1 Grey O/P Specimen Type C and Type C1a variant (Damaged 1919-24 1 Grey O/P Specimen Type C and Type C1a variant (Damaged "C") and 2 Black and Rose O/P Specimen Type B 3rd Wmk Kangaroos MLH. Varied centering and 2 with faint tone spot.
300
425
sold
72
1919 2 Purple-Black and Rose 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably centered. Lovely fresh colour.1919 2 Purple-Black and Rose 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably centered. Lovely fresh colour.
3000
3500
sold
73
1919 2 Grey-Black and Crimson 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and reasonably centered. Lovely fresh colour.1919 2 Grey-Black and Crimson 3rd Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and reasonably centered. Lovely fresh colour.
3000
3250
sold
Small Multiple Watermark.
74
1929 Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo set to 5/- value MLH and reasonably well centered. 1/- value MUH.1929 Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo set to 5/- value MLH and reasonably well centered. 1/- value MUH.
500
400
sold
75
1929 6d Chestnut Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo O/P OS MUH and well centered.1929 6d Chestnut Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo O/P OS MUH and well centered.
60
120
sold
76
1929 9d Violet Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo Ash imprint pair MUH. ACSC 28z.1929 9d Violet Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo Ash imprint pair MUH. ACSC 28z.
200
150
sold
77
1929 1/- Emerald Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably well centered.1929 1/- Emerald Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably well centered.
130
210
sold
78
1929 1/- Emerald Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MUH well centered marginal copy.1929 1/- Emerald Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MUH well centered marginal copy.
100
100
sold
79
1929 1/- Emerald Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo Ash N over A imprint pair. Left unit MUH with few short perfs and right unit MVLH. Well centered.1929 1/- Emerald Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo Ash N over A imprint pair. Left unit MUH with few short perfs and right unit MVLH. Well centered.
90
140
sold
80
1929 2/- Maroon Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably well centered.1929 2/- Maroon Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MUH and reasonably well centered.
300
325
sold
81
1929 5/- Grey and Yellow Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo CTO and well centered. (2, one perforated OS). Perforated OS copy with few nibbled perfs.1929 5/- Grey and Yellow Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo CTO and well centered. (2, one perforated OS). Perforated OS copy with few nibbled perfs.
120
130
sold
82
1929 10/- Grey and Pink Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MLH and well centered.1929 10/- Grey and Pink Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MLH and well centered.
450
650
sold
83
1929 10/- Grey and Pale Pink Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and centered to base.1929 10/- Grey and Pale Pink Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and centered to base.
400
475
sold
84
1930 2 Grey and Rose-Crimson Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen MUH with Break in lower frame under 1930 2 Grey and Rose-Crimson Small Multiple Wmk Kangaroo O/P Specimen MUH with Break in lower frame under "N" of "Pounds" variety. Centered to upper left with very faint toning in upper right corner. ACSC 57(D)j.
250
230
sold
C of A Watermark.
85
1932-45 6d, 9d and 2/- Die II and Redrawn Die C of A Wmk Kangaroos MUH and reasonably centered, plus 6d O/P OS MVLH with few short perfs.1932-45 6d, 9d and 2/- Die II and Redrawn Die C of A Wmk Kangaroos MUH and reasonably centered, plus 6d O/P OS MVLH with few short perfs.
80
105
sold
86
1932-35 6d Chestnut Ash N over N imprint pair MUH, 9d Violet Plate 4 Ash imprint second state pair MUH and 2/- Maroon Die II Ash N over A imprint pair MLH C of A Wmk Kangaroos. Centering varies.1932-35 6d Chestnut Ash N over N imprint pair MUH, 9d Violet Plate 4 Ash imprint second state pair MUH and 2/- Maroon Die II Ash N over A imprint pair MLH C of A Wmk Kangaroos. Centering varies.
150
190
sold
87
1932 5/- Grey and Yellow C of A Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and exceptionally well centered, with White collar on kangaroo and coloured flaw at left edge of grass. Premium copy. ACSC 46(V)na.1932 5/- Grey and Yellow C of A Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and exceptionally well centered, with White collar on kangaroo and coloured flaw at left edge of grass. Premium copy. ACSC 46(V)na.
250
375
sold
88
1932 10/- Grey and Pink C of A Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered.1932 10/- Grey and Pink C of A Wmk Kangaroo MLH and reasonably well centered.
400
425
sold
89
1932 10/- Grey and Pink C of A Wmk Kangaroo VFU and reasonably well centered with 2 shortish perfs.1932 10/- Grey and Pink C of A Wmk Kangaroo VFU and reasonably well centered with 2 shortish perfs.
150
110
sold
90
1935 1 Grey C of A Wmk Kangaroo MLH and exceptionally well centered. Premium copy.1935 1 Grey C of A Wmk Kangaroo MLH and exceptionally well centered. Premium copy.
750
1100
sold
91
1934 2 Grey-Black and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and well centered with Short Spencer's Gulf variety. Lovely fresh colour.1934 2 Grey-Black and Rose-Crimson C of A Wmk Kangaroo MVLH and well centered with Short Spencer's Gulf variety. Lovely fresh colour.
2750
3500
sold
Collections and Accumulations.
92
1913 d and 1d coil pairs, 1d Red Die II marginal block of 4 with 1913 d and 1d coil pairs, 1d Red Die II marginal block of 4 with "Extra island" (two Tasmanias) variety and 6d Ultramarine 1st Wmk, 1920 1/- Emerald Die IIB 3rd Wmk Kangaroo Mullett and Ash imprint pairs and 1935-45 2/- Maroon Die II with Chopped Neck kangaroo and Flaw on "S" of "Australia" varieties and Redrawn Die pair MLH. Odd perf fault and tone spot with varied centering.
200
260
sold
93
Selection of 47 used Kangaroo issues including 1d Red Die I with watermark sideways, crown pointing to right, 2d Indigo with Islands south of W.A. variety and 9d Violet with Two white flaws between value circle and S.A. coast variety 1st Wmk, 3d Olive with Inverted Wmk 3rd Wmk, 10/- Grey and Pink Small Mult Wmk and 1 Grey and 2 Black and Rose C of A Wmk. Mainly good to fine used with usual short perfs and odd fault. Very high retail value.Selection of 47 used Kangaroo issues including 1d Red Die I with watermark sideways, crown pointing to right, 2d Indigo with Islands south of W.A. variety and 9d Violet with Two white flaws between value circle and S.A. coast variety 1st Wmk, 3d Olive with Inverted Wmk 3rd Wmk, 10/- Grey and Pink Small Mult Wmk and 1 Grey and 2 Black and Rose C of A Wmk. Mainly good to fine used with usual short perfs and odd fault. Very high retail value.
650
700
sold
94
Accumulation of hundreds of used Kangaroo issues to 5/- value with all watermarks represented including many perforated OS and a few varieties on Hagner sheets and album pages. Some faults and varying duplication. Also 1913 1d Red Die IIA 1st Wmk Kangaroo (21) in MUH coil? pairs and strips with faults including varieties Vertical scratch through "NE" of "ONE" (2) and Diagonal scratch through left frame to lower Western Australian coast (3), plus d Green MUH (9).
350
700
sold
95
Accumulation of many hundreds of used 1d Red Kangaroo issues on paper in shoebox. Ideal lot for postmark or variety collector.
250
650
sold
96
Accumulation of many hundreds of used Kangaroo issues off paper in small box. Predominately 1d Reds, but includes a good range of other values to 5/-.  Condition varies.Accumulation of many hundreds of used Kangaroo issues off paper in small box. Predominately 1d Reds, but includes a good range of other values to 5/-. Condition varies.
500
1050
sold
97
1999 Kangaroos, 1994 King George V and 1995 King George VI The Australian Specialists soft bound catalogues in good condition.
40
50
sold