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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KANGAROO ISSUES, 1915-28 THIRD WATERMARK

    Lot 134
    Estimate: $300

    Gummed watermarked paper top marginal block of 12. The block has a couple of tiny tone spots and a few small wrinkles, otherwise fine

     

    Lot 135
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $190

    2d to 2/- selection of mostly unused (some with gum) comprising 2d (5), 2d (5, one 'OS'), 3d (5, one 'OS'), 6d blue (3, one 'OS'), 6d brown (16), 9d (11, one 'OS'), 1/- (20, one 'OS' - some faded), 2/- brown (small fault), 2/- maroon (5), odd small fault here and there (71)

     

    Lot 136
    Estimate: $750T

    Selection comprising 2d (16), 2d (21), 3d (10), 6d Blue (4), 9d (4), 1/- block of four, nearly all in pairs, variable perfs/centring, odd tone, some unmounted, (59). Retail approx $2000

     

    Lot 137
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    2d to 2/- perf 'OS' six sets including both colours of 6d and 2/-, includes 6d blue block of four, also S.M. wmk 6d to 2/- perf 'OS' six sets, mostly with circular cancels, odd small fault here and there, generally fair/fine (78)

     

    Lot 138
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $650

    Higher denominations selection comprising 2/- brown (25), 2/- maroon (25), 5/- (15, one 'OS', Telegraph punctures x 2), 10/- (2, small faults), 1 grey used (small tear) and optd 'SPECIMEN' (sound), mostly with reasonable circular cancels, odd small fault here and there, also 2d (29, five mint, eight pairs) a few with listed varieties, (98)

     

    Lot 139
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $85

    2d Grey and 2d Indigo Inverted Watermarks

     

    Lot 140
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    -: 2d Grey Die IIA part sheet of 64 comprising rows 1-8, stamps 5 and 6 of the left pane and the top eight columns of the right pane. Centring a little variable, tiny spots on four units, but otherwise pristine in fresh PO condition and a scarce multiple. (64)

     

    Lot 141
    Estimate: $200T

    -: 2d Grey Inverted Wmk + KGV Single Wmk d Green - short corner perf on 1916 (28th Oct) censored cover to New York. Scarce cover

     

    Lot 142
    Estimate: $150T

    -: 2d Grey + KGV Single Wmk d Green used from Melbourne to Switzerland on 1915 (19th Nov) cover to Lucerne bearing Third Wmk, straight-line 'PASSED' in violet, slight filing crease

     

    Lot 143
    Estimate: $150T

    -: 2d Grey + KGV Single Wmk d Green used from Killara to Mainz, Germany on 1916 (13th Nov) cover, endorsed 'French prisoner of War.', framed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR S.D./...' in violet, minor ageing

     

    Lot 144
    Estimate: $150T

    -: 2d Grey + KGV d Green used on 1917 (15th Aug) cover Melbourne to Philadelphia with printed addressed in red, straight-line 'PASSED' cachet in violet

     

    Lot 145
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    -: 2d Grey + Large Mult Wmk KGV 1d Red used on 1920 (3rd Aug) Melbourne to Philadelphia bearing Third Wmk paying oz rate + d War Tax

     

    Lot 146
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $220

    2d Blue block of six with variety 'Islands south of W.A.', - one normal unit thinned, also 2/- Brown perf OS inverted wmk with parcel cancel and short corner perf.

     

    Lot 147
    Estimate: $125T

    -: 2d Indigo pair, Wmk Inverted

     

    Lot 148
    Estimate: $175T Realised Price : $190

    -: 2d Indigo used on 1918 (19th Sep) Avis De Reception form cancelled at Perth and on arrival at Dowerin, additional straight-line Dowerin in black

     

    Lot 149
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    -: 2d Blue used on 1918 (28th Aug) illustrated advertising cover in olive-green used Sydney to USA with slogan postmark, paying oz foreign rate

     

    Lot 150
    Estimate: $100

    3d Olive shades Die II, two examples, one superbly centred

     

    Lot 151
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    -: 3d Olive Die I, variety 'Retouch to first "A" of AUSTRALIA', BW 13f, on 1919 (31st May) cover Portland (Vic) to USA, paying oz foreign rate + d War Tax

     

    Lot 152
    Estimate: $100T

    -: 3d Olive Die I used on 1919 (13th Jan) cover Sydney to USA, paying oz foreign rate + d War Tax

     

    Lot 153
    Estimate: $250T

    -: 3d Olive Die I + Single Wmk 2d Red KGV pair used on 1923 (13th Aug) registered cover (red label) Milson's Point to Boston, arrival backstamp. Attractive combination of minimum charge of 4d to foreign countries + 3d registration

     

    Lot 154
    Estimate: $500T

    -: 3d Olive Die II + KGV 4d Orange and d Green used on 1916 (7th Mar) Late Fee cover -roughly opened, Melbourne (Spencer St) to New York. Attractive tri-colour combination paying double rate + 2d Late Fee

     

    Lot 155
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $115

    -: 3d Olive Die IIB, marginal block of four, fluffy perfs, fresh

     

    Lot 156
    Estimate: $280

    -: 3d Olive Die IIB + KGV 4d Orange both perf 'OS/NSW' used on 1921 (24th Feb) registered OHMS cover (230x98mm) printed for Water Conservation and Irrigation Commission from Sydney to Leeton and re-addressed to Griffith, minor blemishes.

     

    Lot 157
    Estimate: $250T

    -: 3d Olive Die IIB - short corner perf + KGV 1d Violet used on 1923 (18th Aug) cover Melbourne to Wohlen (Switzerland), arrival backstamp. Attractive combination paying double rate

     

    Lot 158
    Estimate: $700T

    6d Dull Dark Blue Die 2 - BW 19C on 1921 (25th June) registered cover Darwin to USA, transit and arrival datestamps. Very late usage of 6d Die 2 and seldom seen shade on cover. Attractive example of 2d per oz + d War Tax + 3d registration.

     

    Lot 159
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $340

    -: 6d Blue variety 'Broken leg of kangaroo', BW 20da, uneven perfs as usually found

     

    Lot 160
    Estimate: $150

    -: 6d Pale Ultramarine tied by oval Perth datestamp to 1923 (8 Oct) registered cover to U.K., backstamped Perth

     

    Lot 161
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $130

    -: 6d Pale Ultramarine used on 1922 (9th Aug) cover Sydney to New York, paying double foreign rate - 4d 1oz and 2d per additional 1oz, minor perf soiling

     

    Lot 162
    Estimate: $125T Realised Price : $120

    -: 6d Pale Ultramarine Die IIB used on 1924 (9th Feb) registered cover - roughly opened, Albany to New York with large label, paying 3d 1oz foreign rate + 3d registration

     

    Lot 163
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    -: 6d Violet-Blue Die IIB on 1925 (19th Jul) registered cover Mackay to USA with red & black label, paying 3d 1oz foreign rate + 3d registration. Rare shade on cover

     

    Lot 164
    Estimate: $300

    -: 6d Violet-Blue Die IIB together with 2d, 1/- and KGV 1d tied by combination of Melbourne machine-cancel and Ship Mail Room cds to 1922 (5 Jan) cover to Noumea where backstamped. A little soiled although most attractive and scarce quadcolour franking

     

    Lot 165
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    6d Chestnut block of eight, well centred

     

    Lot 166
    Estimate: $150T

    -: 6d Chestnut 'JOHN ASH' imprint blocks of four from upper and lower plates, minor faults, BW 21zd,ze. Cat $450

     

    Lot 167
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $250

    -: 6d Chestnut 'Broken leg' variety, singles (3), in pairs with normal (4), mixed condition, centring variable (11)

     

    Lot 168
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    -: 6d Chestnut used on 1925 (26th May) registered cover Adelaide to Austria with large red label, transit backstamps of Port Tafiq and Alexandria, paying 3d 1oz foreign rate + 3d registration

     

    Lot 169
    Estimate: $75T

    -: 6d Chestnut used on 1925 (12th Dec) registered cover Adelaide to Hawaii with red label, Honolulu arrival backstamp, paying 3d 1oz foreign rate + 3d registration, slight toning

     

    Lot 170
    Estimate: $125T

    -: 6d Chestnut tied by squared-circle cancel of 'GOODWOOD' on 1929 (1st Jul) registered cover South Australia to USA with label in red, paying 3d 1oz foreign rate + 3d registration

     

    Lot 171
    Estimate: $175

    9d Violet and KGV 4d Yellow-Orange tied by Broken Hill cds to 1917 (2 Nov) registered cover to U.S. where backstamped. Uncommon and attractive franking

     

    Lot 172
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

    1/- Emerald Mullett imprint pair nicely centred for these and harder to get than is generally believed

     

    Lot 173
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    10/- Grey and Deep Aniline Pink opt SPECIMEN Type B, lightly mounted.

     

    Lot 174
    Estimate: $380 Realised Price : $400

    1 Brown and Blue opt SPECIMEN type B, lightly mounted

     

    Lot 175
    Estimate: $175T

    1 Grey, centred bottom right
    NOTE: THIS STAMP IS C OF A WMK, NOT THIRD WMK

     

    Lot 176
    Estimate: $250T

    -: 1 Grey and 2 Purple-Black and rose opt SPECIMEN Type C, good perfs and centring, 2 with gum bend, mounted

     

    Lot 177
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $240

    -: 1 Grey Type D SPECIMEN overprint, well-centred and full perfs. A scarce stamp

     

    Lot 178
    Estimate: $275 Realised Price : $230

    Perforated Small OS: 2d Grey Die I used on 1918 (11th Oct) OHMS cover (207 x 97mm - slightly reduced) printed for 'Department of Defence/ Woollen Cloth Factory', North Geelong to USA unframed cachet 'PASSED BY CENSOR/4/3rd, Military District'. Attractive example of 2d 4oz rate for merchandise, patterns and samples.

     

    Lot 179
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $460

    -: 2d Blue, fresh block of four

     

    Lot 180
    Estimate: $100 Realised Price : $75

    -: 3d Olive Die IIB, block of four, fluffy perfs, fresh

     

    Lot 181
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $250

    -: 6d Chestnut marginal block of 4 plated as Upper Sheet LP Nos. 13-14/19-20 with unusual kiss print variety to left frame of both marginal stamps. Unusual and attractive

     

    Lot 182
    Estimate: $90

    -: 6d Chestnut + KGV SM Wmk 1d Red on 1929 (15th Nov) registered cover Melbourne to Mortlake.

     

    Lot 183
    Estimate: $100

    -: 1/- Emerald, well centred unmounted mint with tiny natural inclusion, also mounted example grossly off centred, mounted

     

    Lot 184
    Estimate: $5,000

    -: 1/- Emerald Die IIB perf. OS, the upper eight rows of a sheet, four units with small spots, the old slight gum bend and some perf. separation in selvedge, otherwise fresh and with better than average centring. A rare multiple (96)

     

    Lot 185
    Estimate: $100T Realised Price : $75

    -: 5/- Grey and Pale Yellow, well centred CTO, BW 44wa. Cat $100

     

    Lot 186
    Estimate: $2,500

    -: 10/- Grey and Pink block of 4. Typical fluffy perfs, fresh colour, ex Australia Post Archival sale. BW cat. $3000

     

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