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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KANGAROO ISSUES, 1913 FIRST WATERMARK

    Lot 1
    Estimate: $4,000T Realised Price : $4,600

    d Green + 2d Grey + 3d Olive on 1913 (9th July) registered cover to U.S.A., adhesives tied by individual strikes of 'JULIA CREEK/ QUEENSLAND' datestamps, large black registration label at left, reverse with transit and arrival bacstamps. Absolutely superb item for the cover connoiseur

     

    Lot 2
    Estimate: $750T Realised Price : $850

    d Green Perf large OS, corner 'No' Monogram block of 12 from right pane, minor separation on one otherwise very fresh, BW 1bcze

     

    Lot 3
    Estimate: $600T Realised Price : $600

    d Green Perforated Small OS, corner 'No' Monogram block of 12 from right pane, minor diagonal crease, otherwise very fresh, BW 1bdze

     

    Lot 4
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $400

    2d Grey Perforated Small OS, block of four, lower units unmounted

     

    Lot 5
    Estimate: $7,000T Realised Price : $6,000

    2d Indigo, complete right pane of sixty (6x10) with "No Monogram" from Plate I, odd insignificant bend, otherwise fresh and superb unmounted mint

     

    Lot 6
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $1,000

    2d Indigo (2, one with variety 'Islands south of W.A. - BW 9e) + 3d Olive on registered cover to U.S.A. 'Per S.S. "Sonoma"', black and red Sydney registration label, adhesives tied by Sydney cds's and U.S. cachet 'Suspected Liable to/Customs Duties' and 'PASSED BY U.S. CUSTOMS/BUREAU, CHICAGO P.O.' in violet, transit and arrival backstamps. Attractive double rate + 3d registration

     

    Lot 7
    Estimate: $750T Realised Price : $650

    3d Olive Die 1, very fresh unmounted block of four, upper right unit blunt perf

     

    Lot 8
    Estimate: $3,000

    6d Ultramarine pair Perforated 'OS/NSW', right unit with variety 'Retouched to second "E" of PENCE', BW 17e, very lightly mounted. Rare and fine

     

    Lot 9
    Estimate: $1,000T Realised Price : $950

    9d Violet Perforated Small OS, fresh marginal block of four

     

    Lot 10
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $600

    5/- Grey and Yellow, very fine, fresh pair

     

    Lot 11
    Estimate: $25,000T Realised Price : $21,000

    5/- Grey and Yellow, single with 'JBC' Monogram, BW 42zc. Only five JBC singles are recorded, with this being possibly the finest example.

     

    Lot 12
    Estimate: $750

    10/- Grey and Pink, fine

     

    Lot 13
    Estimate: $800T Realised Price : $700

    10/- Grey and Pink, well centred example, cancelled with oval registered postmark. Fine commercially used stamp

     

    Lot 14
    Estimate: $2,000T Realised Price : $2,500

    1 Red-Brown and Blue, variety 'Broken tail on kangaroo', BW 51d

     

    Lot 15
    Estimate: $4,000T Realised Price : $4,000

    2 Black and Rose, beautifully centred example. Would suit the most fastidious collector

     

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