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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KANGAROO ISSUES, 1915-28 THIRD WATERMARK

    Lot 111
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $650

    2d Deep Blue marginal block of six with 'JBC' Monogram, BW 11ze, monogram unit unmounted

     

    Lot 112
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $900

    2d Deep Blue 'T.S.HARRISON' imprint pair, fresh unmounted

     

    Lot 113
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $2,300

    3d Olive Plate 1 'T.S.HARRISON' imprint block of eight, unit [L59] being Die II, upper units mounted and few short perforations, otherwise fine and rare. BW 13da,zh

     

    Lot 114
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $700

    6d Blue Die II, 'WATERMARK INVERTED', BW 19a, fine mint example

     

    Lot 115
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $1,500

    6d Pale Ultramarine Die IIB, fresh unmounted block of eight showing frame wear to lower left inner frame lines (unlisted), characteristic fluffy perforations. Attractive multiple

     

    Lot 116
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $700

    6d Chestnut positional block of twelve (6x2) from upper left pane showing 'Double perforations' diagonally in top selvedge, ten units unmounted

     

    Lot 117
    Estimate: $3,500 Realised Price : $3,400

    9d Violet Die IIB, positional block of twelve from upper left pane, units 3-4 and 9-10 being Die II substituted from the Cooke Plate, together with variety 'Broken shading lines below "POSTAGE"' [1], BW 27g, minor gum streaks, fresh unmounted. An exceptional multiple and the first time this substitution has been offered at auction correctly described

     

    Lot 118
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    9d Violet Die IIB 'JOHN ASH' imprint block of four, lower units unmounted, BW 37zc

     

    Lot 119
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $2,200

    1/- Pale Blue-Green Die IIB 'WATERMARK SIDEWAYS', 'A.J.MULLETT' imprint block of eight, lower units unmounted mint, BW 33aa,zb

     

    Lot 120
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $420

    1/- Emerald Die IIB 'JOHN ASH' (N over A) imprint block of eight with variety 'Broken value circle', BW 33i,zd

     

    Lot 121
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $725

    1/- Emerald Die IIB punctured 'OS', 'JOHN ASH' (N over N) imprint block of eight, fresh unmounted mint, BW 33ba,zd

     

    Lot 122
    Estimate: $3,000

    2/- Brown, lower left corner block of four, lower units unmounted, odd bend, otherwise fresh and fine. Very rare multiple

     

    Lot 123
    Estimate: $500T

    2/- Dull Brown 'WATERMARK INVERTED', BW 37a, blue registration cancel

     

    Lot 124
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,000

    2/- Maroon, the three different imprint pairs, 'T.S. HARRISON' (minor separation), 'A.J. MULLETT' and 'JOHN ASH'. Attractive trio

     

    Lot 125
    Estimate: $1,250

    5/- Grey and Yellow 'WATERMARK INVERTED', BW 44a, fine mint

     

    Lot 126
    Estimate: $1,250

    5/- Grey and Yellow, 'WATERMARK INVERTED', beautifully centred example with portion of Sydney datestamp at upper right. Superb

     

    Lot 127
    Estimate: $1,500

    5/- Grey and Pale Yellow, 'T.S.HARRISON' imprint pair with variety 'White flaw off N.S.W. coast', BW 44ze, very lightly mounted. Weakness in 'TR' of 'AUSTRALIA' due to heavy impression of watermark

     

    Lot 128
    Estimate: $700

    5/- Grey and Yellow punctured 'OS', fresh unmounted

     

    Lot 129
    Estimate: $1,500

    10/- Grey and Aniline Pink, superb fresh unmounted marginal example, the tiniest of black specks on 'P' of 'POSTAGE' mentioned only for accuracy

     

    Lot 130
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    10/- Grey and Deep Aniline Pink, very lightly mounted, well centred

     

    Lot 131
    Estimate: $2,500

    10/- Grey and Aniline Pink 'T.S.HARRISON' imprint pair, blunt corner perf, BW 48zd

     

    Lot 132
    Estimate: $1,000

    10/- Grey and Aniline Pink and 1 Grey, both CTO. The perforations at right on the 1 are not short, being obscured by the cancellation. Almost full o.g. with only hinge traces

     

    Lot 133
    Estimate: $1,200 Realised Price : $1,200

    10/- Grey and Aniline Pink, punctured 'OS', fine and very fresh. Provenance: Ex Australia Post Archival Sale

     

    Lot 134
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $550

    10/- Grey and Aniline Pink punctured 'OS', fresh CTO block of four

     

    Lot 135
    Estimate: $5,000 Realised Price : $5,000

    1 Chestnut and Blue, fresh unmounted

     

    Lot 136
    Estimate: $1,800 Realised Price : $2,000

    1 Brown and Blue in unusually deep shade, well centred

     

    Lot 137
    Estimate: $1,000T

    1 Brown and Blue overprinted 'SPECIMEN' type B, variety 'Short Spencer's Gulf', BW 34x. Fresh unmounted and a premium example

     

    Lot 138
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,700

    1 Grey, well centred, fresh unmounted mint

     

    Lot 139
    Estimate: $3,000

    1 Grey 'T.S.HARRISON' imprint pair with second line of imprint trimmed as usually found, BW 53za. Fine

     

    Lot 140
    Estimate: $6,500 Realised Price : $5,000

    2 Grey-Black and Crimson, beautifully centred unmounted mint example. 2003 BPSB Certificate and previously expertised in pencil on reverse by Ferchenbauer

     

    Lot 141
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $3,600

    2 Black and Rose punctured 'OS', attractive lightly hinged marginal example. Rarely encountered in this shade, with most examples found in the purple-black and rose shade. Fine mint

     

    Lot 142
    Estimate: $6,000 Realised Price : $5,500

    2 Purple-Black and Rose, superb unmounted mint example, very well centred. An item for the connoisseur

     

    Lot 143
    Estimate: $35,000 Realised Price : $34,000

    2 Purple-Black and Rose punctured 'OS', THE UNIQUE 'T.S.HARRISON' IMPRINT BLOCK OF EIGHT, cancelled-to-order at Melbourne with full unmounted gum. The largest multiple of the Third Watermark 2 in private hands. Provenance: Ex Australia Post Archival Sale

     

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