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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KANGAROO ISSUES, 1913 FIRST WATERMARK

    Lot 99
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $750

    1d Red Die I Imperforate Plate Proof marginal block of four with jubilee lines, BW 2PP(1)A, odd crease

     

    Lot 100
    Estimate: $2,500T Realised Price : $2,300

    1d Deep Red Die I 'WATERMARK SIDEWAYS (crown pointing to right)', BW 2Dab. A fresh and superbly centred marginal example. The finest we have seen

     

    Lot 101
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $500

    1d Red Die I with partial 'Offset' on reverse, BW 2cb. Unpriced unmounted

     

    Lot 102
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    2d Grey Envelope (Menuz #3, H&G unlisted) with coloured advertising printed on flap for 'Vacuum Oil Co', a very fine unused example. Unpriced

     

    Lot 103
    Estimate: $2,500

    4d Orange (in shade tending to Orange-Yellow), fresh unmounted lower left corner block of four

     

    Lot 104
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $460

    6d Bright Blue 'WATERMARK INVERTED', BW 17a, well centred

     

    Lot 105
    Estimate: $1,500

    9d Violet 'CA' Monogram single, BW 24za, minor toning, well centred

     

    Lot 106
    Estimate: $15,000 Realised Price : $11,500

    2/- Brown 'JBC' Monogram single, BW 35zc. Absolutely superb, light hinge in selvedge, stamp fresh unmounted. An item for the connoisseur

     

    Lot 107
    Estimate: $7,500 Realised Price : $6,500

    10/- Grey and Pink, 1 Brown and Blue and 2 Black and Rose, handstamped 'Specimen', matching vertical pairs from lower right, some minor creasing and blunt perforations as usually found, the 1 pair is unmounted. This is the only matching set of vertical pairs known and was previously unrecorded. [Two sets in horizontal pairs are known]

     

    Lot 108
    Estimate: $1,000

    1 Brown and Blue handstamped 'Specimen', superb corner example with faintest trace of hinge. Rich, fresh colours

     

    Lot 109
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,350

    2d, 3d Die I, 4d, 5d, 6d and 1/-, generally very well centred and lightly hinged. A premium group

     

    Lot 110
    Estimate: $500

    4d Orange, in shade tending towards Orange-Yellow. Attractive

     

    Lot 111
    Estimate: $600

    4d Yellow-Orange, strip of three neatly cancelled 'UNLEY/23 JE 15/N.S.W.'. Attractive and rare multiple of this shade

     

    Lot 112
    Estimate: $500

    5d Chestnut, small bend, well centred for this. Fresh unmounted

     

    Lot 113
    Estimate: $600

    2/- Brown, one perf at right slightly blunt, reasonably centred

     

    Lot 114
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $950

    5/- Grey and Yellow, very fresh with full perforations

     

    Lot 115
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $800

    5/- Grey and Yellow, hinge remain and one blunt perf at base, reasonably centred

     

    Lot 116
    Estimate: $4,500 Realised Price : $4,800

    10/- Grey and Pink, slight horizontal bend. Above average condition for this rare high value

     

    Lot 117
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $625

    2d Indigo, fresh marginal block of four showing watermark 'POST' in selvedge

     

    Lot 118
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $500

    2d Indigo and 9d Violet, each with one blunt perf, otherwise very lightly mounted and well centred

     

    Lot 119
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $400

    3d Olive Die I and 9d Violet, the latter very well centred, though with blunt perf at right, both unmounted

     

    Lot 120
    Estimate: $500

    3d Olive Die II, beautifully centred. Horizontal bend, still a premium stamp

     

    Lot 121
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $400

    6d Ultramarine, fresh unmounted mint

     

    Lot 122
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $550

    1/- Emerald, well centred, fresh unmounted mint

     

    Lot 123
    Estimate: $1,250

    2/- Brown, printed on unusually thin paper, odd nibbled perf

     

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