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    AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH, KANGAROO ISSUES, FIRST WATERMARK, GENERAL

    Lot 281
    Estimate: $500 Realised Price : $380

    Mint range on stockcards comprising d (4, incl pair), 1d (2), 2d (2), 2d (2), 3d Die I (2), 4d (2, one missing corner perf), 5d (2), 6d (3), 9d (2), 1/- (3, one missing corner), 2/- (thinned), also d coil join pairs (2), other small faults on some but high cat value (29)

       

    Lot 282
    Estimate: $250

    Range of OS punctures on stock cards with Large OS 2d M and 4d M no gum (missing perf), and Small OS d, 2d M, and d, 1d, 2d, 2d, 3d Die I, 4d (6), 5d (4), 6d, 9d, 1/-, 2/- U, few small faults but condition generally good. Also 4d U pair with 'H S Co' perfin (25)

      

    Lot 283
    Estimate: $150

    d, 1d, 2d and 3d Die I, all Watermark Inverted with cds cancels, fine examples. BW cat AU$410 (4)

     

    Lot 284
    Estimate: $800 Realised Price : $600

    1d Red duplicated collection (mostly used) of plate varieties including many of the more prominent ones, including 'Cut Throat'(GR12) (6), 'Spot Before P of POSTAGE' (EL55) (3), 'Broken Value Circle' (KR60) (4), '1 Flaw West of Tasmania' (BL40) (5), 'Two Tasmanias' (EL25) (5). Also Wmk Inverted, including a strip of 4. Few faults, but mostly good to fine (7M and 214U)

         

    Lot 285
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1d Die 1 Imperforate Plate Proof in Red on Thick Buff Manilla Paper, very fine. BW No. 2PP(1)A, cat AU$325

     

    Lot 286
    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $2,300

    3d Die 1 Imperforate Plate Proof in Black on Blue Wove Paper, block of 4 with a few minor stains on lower left unit. Very rare in blocks. BW No. 12PP(1)A, cat AU$5000+

     

    Lot 287
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $950

    5d Chestnut marginal block of 4 from right of sheet [2R41-42/47-48], 2R42 being variety 'Retouch to Shading and Right Frame off Queensland Coast'. Slightly 'fluffy' perfs, well-centred and very fine MUH, a thin in the margin does not detract from this exceptional block. BW cat AU$2200+

     

    Lot 288
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    6d Greyish-Blue variety 'Retouched E' (1R60) with full corner margins large part toned OG mounted in selvedge only, an unusually pale shade and possibly a little faded. BW NO. 17(1)h, cat AU$3750+

     

    Lot 289
    Estimate: $3,000 Realised Price : $2,300

    6d Ultramarine 'JBC' monogram pair from Plate 2, centred to top and with large part OG, of very fine appearance. BW No. 17(2)zc, cat AU$4500+

     

    Lot 290
    Estimate: $1,250

    9d Violet range on leaves with mint (20, including a pair) and used (69, including a block of 4, strip of 3 and 6 pairs), range of shades and minor varieties, including 'Break in Frame over Last A of AUSTRALIA' (BW 24(2)g cat AU$175). Few with small faults but condition generally well above average, the mint stamps alone catalogue a minimum of AU$3500 (89)

       

    Lot 291
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $3,000

    1/- Blue-green 'CA' monogram strip of 3 from lower left corner of Plate 2, two units MUH but with considerable gum toning largely not visible from front. A rare monogram strip. BW No. 30(2)zb, cat AU$12000

     

    Lot 292
    Estimate: $2,250T

    10/- Grey and Pink centred top left and with perf missing at lower right corner, MUH with fine colour

     

    Lot 293
    Estimate: $1,500T

    10/- Grey and Pink with Type A 'Specimen' handstamp, centred lower right, MUH and very fine

     

    Lot 294
    Estimate: $900

    10/- Grey and Pink with Type A 'Specimen' handstamp, MUH with faint horizontal bend and a few perf tips toned. BW cat AU$3000

     

    Lot 295
    Estimate: $500

    10/- Grey and Pink with Type A 'Specimen' handstamp, large part OG and very fine

     

    Lot 296
    Estimate: $1,200

    10/- Grey and Pink horizontal pair with Type A 'Specimen' handstamp, no gum with mark above kangaroo's head on left unit, and a couple of short perfs at right, the right unit shows a partially doubled handstamp. A very scarce multiple

     

    Lot 297
    Estimate: $600

    1 Brown and Blue bottom marginal with Type A 'Specimen' handstamp, centred bottom right with large part OG, shortish perf at top right

     

    Lot 298
    Estimate: $7,500 Realised Price : $8,500

    1 Brown and Blue block of 4 from top corner of Left Pane (Nos. 5-6/11-12) with Type A 'Specimen' handstamp, L5 and L6 variety 'Short Spencer's Gulf', L11 variety 'White Flaw in Eastern Side of Bight', large part OG mounted in top selvedge and on lower pair. A very rare multiple of fine appearance. BW cat AU$12500+

     

    Lot 299
    Estimate: $8,000T

    2 Black and Rose variety 'Kangaroo's Foot Broken and Pointed Tail' (L52), centred lower right and very fine MUH, two pencil guarantee marks on reverse. BW No. 55(V)n, cat AU$17500 for M

     

    Lot 300
    Estimate: $5,000 Realised Price : $4,000

    2 Black and Rose 'Sperati Forgery' cancelled by portion of Queensland machine, 'SPERATI/'103'/REPRODUCTION' handstamp in violet on reverse, very fine. BW 55c, cat AU$7500

     

    Lot 301
    Estimate: $1,400 Realised Price : $1,150

    2 Black and Rose horizontal pair with Type A 'Specimen' handstamp, no gum, with slight perf separation at top and faint tone spot in left margin of left unit. A very scarce multiple

     

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