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Visit us at our premises by appointment, Opposite Upper Ferntree Gully Station.

9.30 – 4.30 Monday – Friday and weekends by appt. to view any of the lots in this sale, plus a whole lot more!

Suite 1, 1174 Burwood Highway Upper Ferntree Gully, Vic. 3156

Orders up to $100 are strictly net. $101-$250 deduct 10%, $251-$500 deduct 15%, $501-1000 deduct 20%

Orders over $1000 deduct 25%

Orders over $2500 deduct 30%

Layby welcome for orders above $500 however we do not offer discounts on layby sales. Scans or colour photocopies of individual items are available on request.

Many smaller items, including many that are not on this list may be found in our eBay listings. Our store name is 21st-century-auctions

Postage and insurance extra, Free within Australia above $500 for items purchased at full price. We accept Visa, MasterCard & PayPal at no fee. Hours generally 9.30am – 4.30pm Mon – Fri, but we will often answer the phone after hours. 

All of our items carry our 14 day satisfaction guarantee. EXCEPTING Collections, packets and mixtures.

Collections and Lots


1. Australia KGVI period Imprint Blocks, 50 different mainly fresh mint unhinged.  Values to 1/6d. Priced under $3 each for $149. (CMAP2) 

2. Australia High Values, both commems. & defins. Build your collection for under 50c per stamp. Fine used most with cds cancels. Pre-Decimal to £2, Decimal to $10 or $20. All above letter rate at time of issue. 100 different for $49 (CMAP4)

3. Australia High Values, both commems. & defins. Decimals only. Fine used most with cds cancels. Values to $10 or $20. All above letter rate at time of issue. Only values $1 and above. $400 face value for $49, expect duplication 2 to 5 of each. (CMAP5) 

4. The Commonwealth Collection, superb COGH collection with foreword by HM The Queen, and certificate. Sumptuously presented in dark blue Leather Padded album with slipcase. 56 countries represented with full sets or minisheets, plus black prints from Canada & the Falklands. Original cost $695, as new, our price less than 25%, $165 (CMJ5)

5. World cover accumulation predominantly 1970s-2000s some earlier including 1930’s flight cover, Ross Dependency 1959 Scott Base illustrated and 1963 regal visit covers, Christmas is 1959 set on FDC; Also Australia pre-decimal FDCS (foxing), special event covers, and other FDCS from AAT, NZ and PNG; few stamps seen incl. MUH NZ Health M/S. Great lot for re-seller/eBayer etc. All housed in 13 as new/near new quality FDC albums Inc. Lighthouse, Gibbons, Lindner. Cost of albums alone to buy now around $325 (many 100s of covers) Price $449 (CEJ1) 

6. Australia - first day & commemorative covers: 1970S- early 2000S FDCS array in kiwi fruit carton, ALL appear unaddressed, many of the 1990s-2000s covers still in their Australia Post display packs, a few internationals also a few PSES; generally very fine. (FEW 100s) Great re-seller lot. Price $285 (CEJ2)

7. Australia - first day & commemorative covers: 1970S-2000S decimal array with earlies including 1971 Christmas 7c BLOCK OF 7, plus many others early sets on non-generic APO covers; noughties era with M/S to $10, sheetlets etc, all in very fine unaddressed condition. Huge retail potential! (about 1250) very cheap at around 50 cents each. Price $645 (CEJ3) 

8. Australia. Deceased New Issue Dealer’s FDC new issue stock. 1971 – 2007 all unaddressed Post Office covers. Quantities vary from 1 to 5 or more of each. Very clean re-saleable stock. Around 3000 covers. Price under 60c each, $1795 (CEJ4)

9. Germany WW1 Feldpost Postcards, inc. Real Photographic, many groups of soldiers, cavalryman with horse and sweetheart etc. Many clear date readable cds postmarks and various Feldpost markings. As usual for these, no stamps, as not available in the field. 92 items in way better than usual condition for these. $1150 the lot. (MOC22)

10. Norfolk Is. 1960 Christmas – end 1987 complete in as new $250 Brown Seven Seas Padded Hingeless Album with Slipcase. Retail of stamps approx. $500 so $750 retail value here for $449 (1947 – 1959 could be provided for an additional $295) (MOC28) 

11. Great Britain Decimal Collection 1971 – 1992 in as new $300 Lighthouse Red Padded Hingeless Album and Slipcase. Commemoratives are complete with minisheets & Smilers booklet panes etc. Mix of mint unhinged & used to 1979, then all fresh mint unhinged. Definitives and regionals are used and have a good degree of completion. Valuable lot with a retail of around $900 for the stamps, plus $300 for the very nice album. $1200 value here for just $595 (CAU1)

12. Surinam 1873 – 1975 advanced collection in Davo Hingeless Album, SG cat. approx. £6,600. Noted 1873 – 1888 definitives complete mint light hinge (1g is vf cds used) 1911 overprints complete mng then virtually complete mint light hinge to 1960. From 1961 is fresh mint unhinged. A very clean collection with some present in both mint & used. Priced under 30% cat. at $3,795 (Lay by available) (CAU3)

13. Amazing collection of Australia & Territories 1974 – 2012 very fine used. Looks to be very near if not totally complete inc. Australia, AAT, Cocos (Keeling) Is. & Christmas Is. All Australia postally valid issues including sets both domestic and international, minisheets & sheetlets. Housed in 7 large stockbooks and a thick stack of pages. All cancelled cto or by favour in either Melbourne or Cranbourne Vic. Most still with gum. Retail is HUGE! Very nearly $7000. A great opportunity to buy at well under a half…price $3250 (Lay by available) (CAU4)

14. 1981 Royal Wedding mint unhinged collection in almost as new Blue Wessex padded binder on 32 as new Hagners. Comprises British Commonwealth letters C – S. Counted 32 compete sets, 61 sheetlets/minisheets. Binder & Hagners alone cost around $80. Priced around $1.75 per set & minisheet. The very nice album and Hagners come free. $162.50 (CMMY9)

15. Australian Territories & Pacifics. 500 different Mint Unhinged mostly in complete sets. Will include Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Norfolk Is., Pitcairn Is, Samoa, AAT, plus possibly some Cocos (Keeling) Is., and Christmas Is. Very nice lot, mainly good thematics. Price $249 (CMMY10)

16. As above 125 different blocks of 4, same price $249 (CMMY10A)

17. Victoria 1901 – 1902 cto collection of 30 different ½d to 45/-, most from Official Presentation Set. Includes 6d Green SG 380 Inverted Wmk. Price $2695 (CMMY13) 

18. Germany all areas & periods from early Arms & Germania types to 1983. Plenty in Inflation Period & 3rd Reich Mint & used, with much fresh unhinged. Then WWII Allied Occupation issues plus decent array of West Germany & Berlin with many Charity sets mint unhinged or used. A small section of East Germany completes the picture, all housed neatly in chronological order in a $70 Black Prinz 64 Black Page Stockbook, as new. Must be close to 2000 all different stamps in generally way better than average condition. Price $495 (CMMY18)

19. United Nations New York 1951 – 1967 in 4 large near new black page stockbooks. These alone would cost at least $100 to replace. Most except a few very early are mint unhinged, appears complete with a single and a corner block of 4 of each, inc. scarce imperf minisheets. Comes complete with current Gibbons UN Catalogue priced at $59.50. SG Cat. £740 = close to $1500. Very cheap at $495 The lot. (CMMY23) 

20. Greenland, 200 different mint unhinged. Nice lot at under 60c per stamp. $119 (CF4)

21. Papua New Guinea Big lot of 1000 mint unhinged, 1952 - 2000 values to 5K. Includes blocks, minisheets etc. Many, many complete sets. Price $495 (CF6) 

22. As above, but lot of 500. Price $259 (CF6a) 

23. Kev’s Junky box lots. Choose from World or Australia or a mixture of both. Do not expect the earth these are remnant collections/accumulations mostly in stockbooks or cover albums and will contain duplication. Never know what you might get, but great value, we just need more space on our bookshelves. 5kg lot for $139, 10kg for $249, 20kg for $449. (CF14)


CJL 2 – 9, KGV Heads Collection in Hagner Pages. All housed in Australia Post Padded Black Binders. Condition generally above average, there are some stamps with aging, but this would be less than 1% of the total stamps. Ask about a special price for the lot! Details below:


24. 4d Violet single wmk. A very good lot with many mint inc. a block of 10 mint unhinged! All on Hagner pages with annotated varieties Thin Fourpence etc. 121 stamps total. Price $4650 (CJL2)

25. 1/4d Single wmk. Collection on Hagner pages, mint & used. Includes annotated varieties inc. Thick 1 at right mint. Also perf. OS. 127 stamps total, Price $3300 (CJL4)

26. C of A wmk. Extensive collection mint & used on Hagner Pages inc. plate blocks, imprint pairs and blocks, large positional blocks, annotated varieties etc. 2093 stamps inc. well over 100 x 1/4d value. Price $9895 (CJL9)

27. Hungary substantial collection 1881 - 1967 in 4 dark blue post style albums. Very good degree of completeness with most being fresh mint lightly hinged, or unhinged from 1965. A great opportunity to obtain a fine lot in way better than average condition. Price $895 (CJL21) 

28. Tuva, 1926 – 1936 fresh mint lightly hinged and cto used on album leaves.  73 stamps cat. £190, inc. the 1934 set imperf. Rarely seen in such a grouping. Price $165 (CJL22) 

29. Great Britain Mint Unhinged Collection 1989 -1999 in near new Red Lighthouse 48 Page Stockbook. Includes Definitives, Commemoratives, Regionals and Booklet panes. Retail approx. $1150. Also includes a fair bit of used in blocks which has not been valued. Around 1200 stamps. Price $595 (CMA4)

30. Nauru from 1954 complete to beginning of 2000, plus a couple of later 2000 sets Mint Unhinged in Seven Seas Dark Blue Album and Slipcase as new. Stamp retail $825 plus Album is around $375 new. Total value here of $1200 for just $675 (CD3) 

31. The above 2 lots, CD2 & CD3 for $1775, a further saving of $95 (CD4) 

32. France. Substantial 99% complete used collection to 2001 in 3 Lighthouse Illustrated Hingeless Albums, with slipcases. Huge catalogue/resale value, persons interested in a purchase into 5 figures which could be split into several payments should contact us. Price is negotiable. (CS29)

33. Mystery or Clearance boxes, seems every dealer has these, we are no exception! Stamps, Covers, Collections, Packets, huge variety & value. Better than the average clearance lot. Ask for Australia, Worldwide or Mixed. 2kg lot for $169, 5kg for $395, Best value lot 10kg for $695 (MJL5) 

34. Olympics and Sports, 1924 – Modern Collection in Brown Leather-look 32 page stockbook. Includes both mint & used sets, and is a bit disorganised, but I managed to count at least 175 complete sets. Most are Olympics but there are other sports issues and some bits and pieces of other countries/topics which are not counted in the value. Has to be easily worth $1.50 a set across the board. Price $259 (MJL9)

35. Ireland mini collection. All fresh mint unhinged, and mainly complete sets from the mid. 1980’s 50 different stamps. Price $49 (MJL12) 

36. Papua New Guinea mint unhinged stock 1952 – 2002 in 2 x Brown Davo 64 page stockbooks. Massive lot ideal re-seller, Ebayer or hoarder! Pre-decimals are sparse, but then later sets up to 20 of each. I guestimate there would be 2500 sets total her if not more, with the average retail per set around $5. So that is around $12,500 retail. This is a real steal for someone at ONLY 20% OF RETAIL $2495 FOR THE LOT! (MJL24) 

37. Pitcairn Island. Mint unhinged collection 1967 – 1986, housed in near new Seven Seas Hingeless Green Padded Album. Cost $165 new. Sydney retail of the stamps is approx. $385. A total value here of $550 for just $389 (CJE2)

38. Australia Territories and Pacifics, mint unhinged sets. Countries include Christmas Island, Norfolk Island, Nauru, Samoa, Papua New Guinea plus maybe some from Fiji, Cocos and Pitcairn etc. Please let us know if you wish to have any country omitted.   Very high catalogue/retail. Wide range with plenty of thematic interest here. 25 different sets $49, 50 different sets $110, 100 different sets $225, 250 different sets $589 (CJE6)

39. Australia Post 2006 Commonwealth Games folder, containing 17 sheetlets and 5 stamps released for the Commonwealth Games. The stamps are selling fine commercially used for around $2.50 each, which gives you a vast retail of $325, and these are mint unhinged. My price for the lot of 130 plus stamps is $195 (CO10)


Packets and Mixtures


40. Australia genuine Mission/Charity mix just arrived, mainly on close clipped single paper. Very wide range, from early decimals to 60c/70c period, with maybe a few recent $1 values. Only a few lots available, 1kg for $49, 2.5kg for $119, 5kg for $229 (PM107) 

41. Australia High Values, both Commems. & Defins. (No internationals) We have just a small amount of this. About 4000 stamps on single well-trimmed paper. Values to $10, $325 per kg, 500g for $169, 250g for $89, 100g for $37.50 (PM105) 

42. Australia Mostly International High Values on paper. Nice range. 500g for $375, 250g for $195, 100g for $82.50

43. Australia International Stamps, wide range good to fine used. 1200 mixed for $55. 200 for $98 (PM123)

44. Papua New Guinea, 100 different mint unhinged, mostly complete sets. Price $49

45. Norfolk Is., 100 different mint unhinged, mostly complete sets. Price $49 (PM82)

46. Samoa, 100 different mint unhinged, mostly complete sets. Price $49 (PM83) 

47. Nauru, 100 different mint unhinged, mostly complete sets. Price $49 (PM84) 

48. Pitcairn Is., 100 different mint unhinged, mostly complete sets. Price $59 (PM85)

49. Australia just received off paper mixture. Very wide ranging from 1930’s to right up to date with recent $1 values, plus other high values to $10 and the odd International spotted. Must be near 20,000 to the Kilogram. Got to be worth 1.5c a stamp! Absolutely unpicked by us. 1kg for $295, 500g for $219, 250g for $115, 100g for $49 (PM72) 

50. World off paper, great variety, early to modern most postally used. About 15 – 20,000 per kg. Price $295 per kg, 500g for $154 (PM57) 


Great Britain 1840 1d Blacks


51. Great Britain 1840 1d Black SG 2, plate 5, lettered B – E. Nice 4 margin example on entire wrapper Ireland to Sheffield Yorkshire.  Cancelled by bright red Maltese Cross and with cds of Enniscorthy DE 3 1840, and Dublin Diamond arrival handstamp in vermilion of the next day. Cat. £750, for use in England, this is way scarcer. Price $1195 (PB69) 


Great Britain Other Issues


52. Great Britain 1840 2d Blue. Attractive example with 4 margins and complete Maltese Cross cancel. Lettered O-C, also Q for O flaw. Has a tiny thin not visible from the front. Minimum catalogue without the flaw £975. Good value at $349 (GB694) 

53. Great Britain 1840 2d Blue Mulready Lettersheet SG ME3, Fine used to Berkeley Sq. London with neat Black Maltese Cross cancel, reverse cds of Gosport MY 24 1842 in black also “A 25 MY 25 1842” cds in red. Some opening damage at rear and a little aged. Cat. £2400, price $1850 (GB259)

54. Great Britain 1856-58 1d Red-Brown Imperforate, SG 37-41. Complete reconstructed sheet of 240 stamps on Lighthouse pages. Very rare assembly. Cat. Minimum £2880 as single stamps, price $2150 (GB253) 

55. Great Britain 1848 10d brown Embossed Queen Victoria Die 1. Horizontal strip of 3, cut square with generally good margins, plus two horizontal pairs of 1841 imperf. 2d blues, 4 margin plate 3. from the top left hand row of the same sheet check letters AA-AD. Used on cover, part back is missing. Each with ‘107’ numeral cancel of Bradford, Yorkshire 1 MR 1849 to Frankfurt am Main. Has been endorsed at the top in pen (underneath the stamps) “via Ostend” and “Contains only Patterns.” (In German) Has a German Aus. England per Aachen Franco boxed cancel. The 38d (= 3s/2d) franking was the rate for an item under ¾oz in weight sent to the German States via Belgium. SG Cat. # 14 + 57 (Specialised Cat. Nos. ES11 + H2(1)) Reverse bears an unframed Bradford cds in Blue of MR 1 1849 plus a red arrival cds dated MR 2 1846! Clearly the year date slug is an error.  1849 A single 10d Embossed is cat. £3200 on cover, however the 1st and 3rd 10d both appear Part Double Impression, cat. £20,000 each off cover. Attractive and rare, price $27,500 (GB131)

56. Great Britain 1848 10d Brown Embossed. 3 margin lightly used example. Very presentable example facially, but is thinned. SG 67 Cat. £1500. Budget priced stamp at well under 10% cat. $249 (GB160) 

57. GB 1847, 1/- Pale Green Embossed. SG 54. Fine 3 good margin example, 4th just touched at the top. Cancelled by Barred Numeral 41 (2 strikes) Cat.  1000 pounds. Well-priced at under 15% cat. $249 (GB2) 

58. GB 1865 – 73, 4d Vermilion, plate 12 SG 94 Mint unhinged, lettered C – G / G - C. Cat. £575 for hinged. Superb fresh premium quality stamp, price $675 (GB81) 

59. GB 1880 -83, 2.5d Blue plate 23. Mint very lightly hinged. SG 157, lettered L – H/H – L. Cat. £450. Very fresh with great colour and full perfs., centred left. Price £229 (GB53)

60. Great Britain 1882 5/- Plate 4 BLUED PAPER lettered E B – B E. Nicely centred used example with 1884 Lombard St. London L.S. 2 Duplex cancel. Plate number clear of the postmark. Cat. £4800. Price $1250 (GB267) 

61. Great Britain 1883/4 2/6d, 5/- & 10/- all used and with private perfins. “BNZ” (Bank of New Zealand) These perfins may be seen on various high and low value GB QV and KE VII etc., stamps on mail from their Threadneedle Street branch in London.  Scarce group, price $249 (GB656) 

62. Great Britain 1883/4 2/6d, 5/- & 10/- all blued papers, SG 175-177, Cat. £13,750. Reasonable used set, 2/6d & 5/- expertised on reverse. Price $2295 (GB266) 

63. GB QV 1883-84 SG180s 5s Rose lettered H N – N H Specimen Ovpt. Type 9, fresh mint hinged. Centred to upper right and with one short perf. at top. Cat. £450, price $275 (GB263) 

64. GB 1883 5/- Crimson, SG 181. A superb used example with Bridport M.O. & S.B. (Money Order & Savings Bank) steel cds. Well centred with full perfs. Cat. £250, price $349 (GB660)

65. Great Britain 1883 – 84 10/- Cobalt Blue, SG 182. Very rare shade, cat £8250. Bright colour, well centred used example with heavyish London Rubber cds of 21 JUN 90. A few nibbled perfs top left, otherwise a very nice sound stamp. Price $1230 (GB265)

66. Great Britain 1884 £1 Brown- Lilac SG 185 lettered A O – O A, fine used. Cancelled by Lombard St.? London duplex, largely leaving Queen’s profile clear. Well centred and with good perfs. Cat. £3000, price $1125 (GB262) 

67. GB 1902 – 11 Chalky paper set of 9 to 1/-, fresh mint lightly hinged, Cat. between SG 223 – 259. Price $315 (GB74) 

68. Great Britain 1902 2/6d & 5/- KEVII used and with private perfins. “BNZ” (Bank of New Zealand) These perfins may be seen on various high and low value GB QV and KE VII etc., stamps on mail from their Threadneedle Street branch in London.  Scarce pair, $165 (GB657) 

69. Great Britain 1912 5/- Posthumous issue for KEVII.  Somerset House printing, fine well centred cds example with good perfs. SG 318 Cat. $200. Hard stamp to find in nice condition, and seriously under catalogued by Gibbons. Only in use for One Year before the introduction of the Seahorse Issues of KGV. The DLR printing is catalogued at more, yet was in use for 10 years.  Try to find another as nice. Price $375 (GB655) 

70. GB 1915 DLR Seahorses set of 3, fresh mint lightly hinged. Lovely set to 10/-, between SG 408 – 413, the 2/6d being the Seal Brown.  Way above average for these.  Cat.  £4,375. Price $3375 (GB78) 

71. GB 1915 5/- Pale Rose Seahorse SG410. DLR printing, fine used cds example, well centred and with full perfs. Cat.  £500. Nice looking example, and hard to find in this condition. Priced at just 30% cat. Price $249 (GB13a)

72. Great Britain 1918 2/6d Pale Brown Seahorse, SG 415a. Nice mint example cat. £175. Centred right and with blunt lower left corner perf. otherwise good perfs. Couple of light tone spots in gum, cheap at 25% cat. $79 (GB693)

73. Great Britain 1929 PUC £1 Black, SG 438. Good spacefiller example with parcel cancels & cut perfs top & bottom. Cat. £550.Cheapest around, at $195 (GB679)

74. GB 1939 2/6d Brown on early 1940 Censored Airmail Cover to Sydney.  Rare solo use on cover. Cancelled by London cds of 17 FE 40m and with Red Censor Tape.  Roughly opened at top left but still an attractive typewritten address cover. Very scarce, price $149 (GB166) 

75. Great Britain - 1948 (SG.494) Silver Wedding £1 corner MUH block of 4 with Plate No. ‘1’, and sheet No. excellent centring, together with the 2½d in a corner block of 4. (8). Superb fresh Mint Unhinged. Cat. £160+, price $239 (GB222)

76. Great Britain 1948 – 51. You will never see this again! The three KGVI One Pound issues on separate Registered covers, all to USA.  1) 1948 Pound FDC London – Michigan, 2) 1948 Silver Wedding pair FDC London – Michigan, 3) 1951 Pound COMMERCIAL! REG’D COVER, London – Iowa, with London Oval Reg’d cancel 9 JU 51. All with nice arrival backstamps. These are a must for any cover collector of GB, price $1325 (GB136) 

77. Great Britain 1953 Small Typewritten Airmail Cover to USA. Bears solo use 2/6d Green 1951 Festival. Minor aging. Scarce solo franking. Price $69 (GB174)


Australian States


New South Wales


78. New South Wales 1859 small cover Sydney – Auckland. Bears 4 margin 6d Grey Brown Diadem, error of watermark (8 instead of 6) SG 96a (cat. £110 off cover) Stamp has been removed and re-affixed with a hinge to easily display the wmk. Variety. Exceedingly scarce on cover. Cancelled by Sydney cds of OC 13 59, and with Auckland arrival cds on face of OC 28 1859. Neat clean cover, minor tear centre top has been neatly repaired internally with a hinge.  Price $525 (NSW5) 

79. NSW 1880 1d Salmon perf. 10, SG 208a. Mint Original Gum with massive diagonal plate scratch and two white voids either side of the Queen’s Crown. Striking error. Cat. £250 as normal. Price $395 (NSW23)

80. NSW 1885-86 5/- Lilac & green overprinted ‘POSTAGE’ in black perf 12 x 10 SG 238b, very slight gum wrinkling, few nibbled perfs at left, fresh Mint, Cat £800, Price $749 (NSW126)

81. NSW 1888 Centenary 6d Carmine perf 11 x 12 SG 256, Mint, Cat £35, Price $49

82. 1888-90 NSW Centennial 1d Mauve perf 12 overprinted ‘OS’ SG O39ba complete sheet of 120, selvedge missing from 4 stamps at lower right, right pane has two stamps hinged and three with thins, otherwise a fresh MUH sheet with marginal inscriptions etc, Price $995 (NSW146) 

83. NSW 1891 12½d on 1/- red, Listed by SG as perf 12 x 11½, but mostly 11½ with error in perf 12 at top right corner in 2 directions.  SG 268d. Used by indistinct cancel. Price $149 (NSW24) 

84. PC Farm Cove, Sydney, British Man of War, Australia, used to Toulon, France, Bears 3 x ½d Green NSW Cancelled by Sydney Duplexes No.10 of JA 26 04 GC, Price $89 (APC681) 

85. NSW 1904 3d Postal Stationary Registered letter uprated by marginal vertical pair of 2d Cobalt Blue SG 315, to Hobart. Cancelled by clear strikes of Booligal NSW cds’s of AU 3 1904. Reverse bears transit 245 duplex of Hay NSW AU 5 1904 and Melbourne Registered cds 8.8.04 plus Hobart arrival cds of A 11 1904. Rare cancellations. Price $149 (NSW10) 




86. Queensland 1871-72 small Postal fiscal watermark large crown & Q 1/- Green SG F18, very faint indistinct cds cancel, Price $29 (Q162) 

87. Queensland 1871-72 small Postal fiscal watermark large crown & Q 10/- Brown SG F22, indistinct cds which appears to be postal, missing perfs at upper right, Cat £500, Price $299 (Q161) 

88. Queensland 1897-1905 QV figures in 4 corners simplified selection 3d, 4d Black, 6d, 1/- & 2/-, odd minor fault, mainly Fine used, Price $89 (Q163)

89. Australia, Queensland 1899. Long OHMS Letter from The Inspector of Police Charleville to the Commissioner of Police Brisbane. Bears vertical pair of 6d Green & 2d Blue Queensland cancelled by Charleville duplex No. 54 of OC 29 99. Has Inspector of Police Charleville oval cachet in Green on face and reverse with Queen Victoria Royal Cypher in Black on flap. Price $49 (APF146) 

90. Queensland 1866-68 Postal Fiscals no watermark 20/- Rose SG F8, with crisp corner cds type fiscal cancel, slightly uneven perfs, a lovely stamp, SG Cat £1200 for postal use, Price $199 (Q38) 

91. Queensland 1871-72 Postal Fiscals watermark large crown & Q 1/- Green SG F18 with fiscal cancel partially cleaned and subsequently used postally with an almost full strike of ‘BRISBANE/L/FE 2/86/QUEENSLAND’ cds, Price $69 (Q39) 

92. Queensland 1907-11 watermark Crown over A perf 12½,13 4d Grey-black Die II SG 294a Mint, Cat £50, Price $69


South Australia


93. South Australia 1860-69 second roulette issue 1d Bright yellow-green SG 19, with small part original gum, Cat £150 as Mint, Price $179 (SA191)

94. South Australia 1860-69 second roulette issue 1d Bright yellow-green SG 19, with almost full original gum Mint, Cat £150, Price $229 (SA192) 

95. South Australia 1860-69 second roulette issue 1d Bright yellow-green SG 19, MNG, Cat £150 as Mint, Price $99 (SA193) 

96. South Australia 1860-69 second roulette issue 1d Sage-green SG21, Fine used with light Adelaide cds, Price $69 (SA194) 

97. South Australia 1860-69 second roulette issue 1/- Lake-brown SG 42, fresh Mint with full original lightly hinged gum, Cat £250, Price $349 (SA202)

98. South Australia 1876-85 4d Deep mauve wmk broad star perf 10 x 11½-12½ overprinted ‘OS’, SG O17, few trimmed perfs, full fresh OG, Price $119 (SA28) 

99. Australia, SA 1892 small OHMS cover front bearing 2d Orange Queen Victoria cancelled by cds of Stockade, OC 20 92 to Lawyers in Adelaide. Also bears oval cachet in Violet “DOCUMENTS. O.S. /WITHOUT LETTER/LABOR CAMP” Also with interesting article re. The Stockade. Price $99 (APF147)

100. South Australia 1884 watermark Crown over SA 2d Orange-red rouletted, overprinted ‘REPRINT’, Mint hinged with gum Price $39 (SA11) 

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101. Tasmania second allocation barred numeral cancels, 15 different higher range numbers from ‘100’ to ‘322’, reasonably clear strikes on 1d or 2d Sidefaces, with some pairs & some on piece, Price $79 (T246)

102. Tasmania 1857-67 watermark numeral 2d Yellow-green SG 32, three close margins, large margin showing portion of adjoining stamp at left, possible very faint trace of being cleaned, full, hinged original gum, a lovely stamp, Cat £1000 as Mint, Price $249 (T242) 

103. Tasmania 1857-67 Chalon imperf wmk double lined numeral 1d Brick-red SG 27, margins close to touching, Mint no gum, Cat £475, Price $179 (T93) 

104. Tasmania 1857-67 Chalon imperf wmk double lined numeral 2d Deep green SG 33, two close margins, just cut into at left, Mint no gum, Cat £950 as Mint, Price $399 (T95) 

105. Tasmania 1857-67 Chalon imperf wmk double lined numeral 2d Deep green SG 33 (a deeper shade than the one above), two close margins, two touching, Mint no gum, Cat £950 as Mint, Price $349 (T91)

106. Tasmania 1857-67 1d Vermilion/carmine shades imperf Chalons x 7, SG 25-29, mostly 2 to 3 margin examples, each with different second allocation barred numeral cancels, most are reasonable quality strikes, nice group, Price $159 (T243)

107. Tasmania 1860-67 6d Slate-violet Chalon SG 48, indistinct second allocation BN cancel, 2 close margins, 2 just touching, Price $89 (T241)

108. Tasmania 1863-71 1d Vermilion perf 12 SG 69, light indistinct second allocation BN cancel, Price $39 (T242)

109. Tasmania 1863-71 Chalons perf 12, 1d shades x 3, identified as Brick-red, Orange-red & Carmine, latter with perfs trimmed at base, all with second allocation barred numeral ‘52’ of Launceston, odd fault, Price $49 (T245)

110. Tasmania c1890’s 5/- QV side face in a pale reddish mauve shade, complete sheet of 120 on thin gummed card overprinted ‘REPRINT’ with stops, unfortunately the top right hand stamp has been removed, odd minor gum spot, fresh MUH, a scarce survivor, Price $2499 (T104) 




111. Victoria 1850 Half-length second state of the dies 1d Pale dull red-brown SG 5a, three good margins, cut into at right, indistinct barred numeral cancel, Cat £450, Price $299 (V157)

112. Victoria 1854 1d Rose Half Length SG 23a. Superb 4 margin example of this scarce Melbourne printing, cancelled by light duplex. Expertised twice on reverse. Cat. £750, price $995 (V23)

113. Victoria 1854 1/- Registered stamp SG34, Cat £200, attractive example with 4 large margins, very light surface rub at lower left, indistinct barred numeral cancel, fine used. Price $199 (V103)

114. Victoria 1857 small cover bearing 6d Dull Orange Woodblock 4 margin example, tied by barred Numeral 4 of SANDHURST (renamed BENDIGO) and Red cds “Paid 5 SP 1857” to Essex, UK. Fine and attractive, flap torn on opening. Price $195 (BD515)

115. Victoria 1864 2d Violet SG 109 Imperforate! Not listed in SG, definitely big enough margins to be imperf. Nicely used with barred Numeral cancel. Imperf between vertical pair of the 1/- from this issue is Cat. at £6500. Price $495 (DB56)

116. Victoria 1870. Small registered cover, Malmsbury – Melbourne. Bears 2d Dull Violet Laureates Perf. 13 SG 109ad, cancelled by Malmsbury Duplex No. 98 Type 2, rated SS. 1 adhesive removed. Has rectangular boxed “registered” in black and oval registered in Red. Melbourne small transit cds of AP 19 70 on face and arrival cds of Carlton on the following day. Price $98 (V270) 

117. Victoria 1884 Stamp Statute 5/- Blue/yellow watermark sideways perf 12½ SG 227, fiscal m/s cancel, Price $99 (V274) 

118. Victoria 1884/5 £10 Stamp Duty, SG 279/279a. A fine example with neat Pen Cancel, No Pinholes! Cat. £250 as postally used. Price $125. (V72) 

119. Victoria 1884 Stamp Statute 2/6d Orange & 2/6d Yellow, both with light fiscal cancels, Cat £675 for postally used, Price $149 (V298) 

120. Victoria 1884 Stamp Statute 1/- Blue on blue perf 12 SG 224a Mint with some minor gum wrinkling, Cat £250, Price $329 (V302)

121. Victoria 1884 Stamp Statute 1/- Blue on blue perf 12 SG 224a, with unframed ‘KYNETON/OC28/92/VICTORIA’ postal cds, few nibbled perfs, Price $49 (V321) 

122. Victoria 1884 Stamp Statute 1/- Blue on blue, three distinct shades, light fiscal cancels, Price $79 (V303) 

123. Victoria 1884 Stamp Statute 10/- Brown on pink, light fiscal cancel, Cat £450 for postally used, Price $129 (V306)

124. Victoria 1884-92 Stamp Duty 2/6d Yellow orange with unframed ‘MARYBOROUGH/B/AP12/85VICTORIA’ cds, Price $69 (V307) 

125. Victoria 1884-96 Stamp Duty 1d Bistre, two distinct shades, both with postal cancels, Price $69 (V313)

126. Victoria 1884-96 Stamp Duty 1/- Chalky blue/lemon SG 257, light, indistinct duplex postal cancel, couple of nibbled perfs at right, Price $39 (V279) 

127. Victoria 1884-96 Stamp Duty 6d Ultramarine perf 12½ SG 266 with light, indistinct barred numeral cancel, couple of nibbled perfs, Price $49 (V312) 

128. Victoria 1884-96 Stamp Duty 1/- Blue on blue & 1/- Blue on yellow, both with bold postal cancels, couple of nibbled perfs, Price $69 (V311)

129. Victoria 1884-96 Stamp Duty 1/- Blue on yellow, simplified selection of three different shades all with postal cancels, one with some minor toning, Price $129 (V310) 

130. Victoria 1884-96 Stamp Duty 3/- Purple on blue perf 12 SG 237a, with light, indistinct postal cds, Cat £100, Price $129 (V315) 

131. Victoria 1884-96 Stamp Duty 4/- Orange-red perf 12 SG 238a, Mint with some hinge remains, Cat £180, Price $199 (V316)

132. Victoria 1884-96 Stamp Duty £1 Yellow-orange wmk sideways, perf 12½ with ‘R’ Registered cancel, nice used, Cat £85, Price $119 (V309)

133. Victoria 1896-99 Stamp Duty 4/- Orange perf 12½, SG 346, Mint with tiny central thin spot, Cat £170, Price $129 (V317)

134. Victoria 1895 Halfpenny Yellow/Orange wrapper used to London. Cancelled by Duplex 327 Tarnagulla JE 28 95. Fine and scarce, price $69 (V31) 

135. Victoria 1895 ½d Yellow-Orange newspaper wrapper simply addressed to “Punch Melbourne” Cancelled by clean strike of Nagambie second 712 Duplex of AP 5 95. Clean and attractive, small tear at left does not detract. Price $59 (V67) 

136. Victoria 1896 ½d Emerald SG 331 fresh mint lightly hinged with full double row of perfs at top. Well centred with full perfs. Spectacular! Price $169

137. Victoria 1897 1d (1/-) Blue Charity SG 353, CTO with central MELBOURNE cds, Price $39

V262) Victoria 1897 1d (1/-) Blue Charity SG 353, Mint, Price $39 (V270)

138. Victoria 1897 1d (1/-) Blue Charity SG 353, Mint no gum, Price $25 (V269)

139. Victoria 1901 QV 1d Rose vertical pair, the lower stamp and half of the upper stamp with small portion of adjoining margin at right showing double perforations, light strike of barred numeral duplex 8 of Portland, unusual, Price $29 (V252)

140. Victoria 1901-13 QV ‘Postage’ 1/- orange or yellow x 10 unchecked for perfs etc, great range of shades, advertised retail $200+. Price $99 (V90) 

141. Victoria 1905 1d Rose red SG 417, Double Perfs. Used by Melbourne machine cancel is well centred with full perfs. Complete row of double perfs. at top and also double perfs. along right side. Spectacular! Price $169 (V85)

142. Australia, Victoria 1906 1½d dull red-brown Queen Victoria with V over Crown watermark, perf. 12½ x 12, used on a taxed postcard from Camberwell 7 JAN 1906 to The Hague, Netherlands. The postcard is a picture of The Royal Mint, Melbourne, the stamp and the card are fine. SG 386b. Price: $49 (V330) 

143. Victoria 1907 ‘Postage’ watermark Crown over A perf 11 5/- Rose-red & ultramarine SG 443, REGISTERED MELBOURNE cds, Fine used, Price $39 (V275) 

144. PC Victoria 1910, Princes Park Bowling Club, Melbourne, Victoria, 31/12/1910, used. Price: $30 (APC2191) 

145. Victoria Revenues 1934 1/8d Yellow & Black Tax Instalment Rouletted stamp with gum in unhinged horizontal pair.  Wmk V over Crown. Cancelled by Fountain Pen manuscript 26-1-40 and 2-2-40 respectively. Fine and scarce, price $95 (V18)


Western Australia


146. Western Australia 1854-55 4d Blue swan imperf, SG 3a, three good margins, just touching at right, Fine used, Cat £250, Price $279 (WA173)

147. Western Australia 1855 1/- Pale brown swan imperf SG 4c, just cut into at top, close at left, Fine used, Cat £325, Price $399 (WA172)

148. Western Australia 1855 1/- Pale brown swan rouletted, SG 6a, small thin at upper right and 1mm tear at left, Cat £1100, Price $699 (WA174) 

149. Australia, WA 1859 6d grey-black Swan Worn Plate, swan watermark, imperforate, very fine used, 4 margins, no thins, tears or bends. SG 19. Price: $750 (WA216) 

150. Western Australia 1860-64 2d Orange-vermilion swan imperf, SG 25, four good to just touching margins, Fine used, Cat £80, Price $119 (WA176)

151. Western Australia 1860-64 2d Orange-vermilion swan imperf, SG 25, three good to close margins, just touching at right, Fine used, Cat £80, Price $119 (WA177) 

152. Western Australia 1860-64 6d Sage-green swan imperf, SG 28, two good margins, others close to just touching, nice used, Cat £400, Price $499 (WA178)

153. Western Australia 1861 perf 14 1d Rose swan SG 38, Nice used, Cat £65, Price $79 (WA180) 

154. Western Australia 1861 perf 14 4d Vermilion swan SG 40, couple of nibbled perfs, Fine used, Cat £180, Price $249 (WA179) 

155. Western Australia 1861 perf 14-16 2d Blue, 6d Purple-brown & 1/- Yellow-green SG 41-43, odd nibbled perf, Nice-fine used, Cat £154, Price $149 (WA181) 

156. WA 1861-90 2d Yellow swan x 6, each with Commissariat puncture, appears to be 3 different puncture sizes, used, Price $119 (WA162)

157. WA 1861-90 1d Carmine, 2d Yellow, 2d Blue & 1/- Swans, Good to fine used, each with Commissariat puncture, the 2d Blue being the 3.2mm puncture, the others 4mm, nice group. Price $149 (WA163) 

158. Western Australia 1863-64 No watermark 1d & 6d, the two SG listed shades of each SG 49-51a, usual uneven perfs, mainly Fine used, Cat £114, Price $99 (WA182) 

159. WA 1872-1912 mounted used collection of Swans, all punctured ‘OS’ sideways, with 1d Red/pink (11), 2d Yellow (10), 3d  Brown (17), 4d Brown (3), 6d Violet (2) & 1/- Green (faults), various perfs, watermarks etc, condition mostly fine, a fantastic basis for expansion, Price $299 (WA165)

160. Western Australia 1882-85 watermark Crown CA perf 12, 4d Carmine SG 84, Fine used, Cat £60, Price $75 (WA188) 

161. Western Australia 1884 surcharges 1d on 3d Pale brown, thin ‘1’ with straight top SG 92, Fine used, Cat £75, Price $89 (WA187) 

162. WA 1893 Postal fiscal 2d Purple long swan SG F12, very lightly cancelled, Price $149 (WA166) 

163. WA 1902-12 QV 10/- Deep mauve, punctured ‘OS’ BW (2004) W65Ab, trimmed perf at lower left, fine used Cat $250, Price $1490 (WA170) 

164. WA 1907 QV watermark Crown over double lined A 5/- Pale emerald-green Die I punctured ‘OS’ BW (2004) W64Ab, fine used Cat $350, Price $299 (WA169) 

165. 1910 usage of 1d Blue Postal Stationary Postcard, Mount Magnet to Perth. Cancelled by cds of Perth 14 NO 10. H & G 17, cat. $400. Very fine with 2 staple holes and bend to upper left corner. Price $195 (WA57) 

166. Western Australia 1911 real photographic postcard “Greetings from Fremantle” to St. Louis, USA. Bears Halfpenny Green and 1d Rose Pink SG 138/9. Cat £12.25 and from x 12 on cover. Neat & clean, price $175 (WA34)


Australia Kangaroos


All of our Kangaroo stamps are accurately described and fairly priced according to condition, you may order with confidence that there are no hidden faults.




167. Bulk 2/- Maroon, C of A wmk. used Kangaroos ex. Retired dealer. Unchecked by us for shades, varieties etc. 100 for $125 (10 for $15) (K652a) 

168. Australia 1913 Penny Red Kangaroo used x 36 on annotated album pages. Noted “Rostage” x 2, Coil / Booklet Stamps x 2, + varieties not listed for this value, inc. “Missing Inner Frame Top Left” and “Shading Line Over One Penny Missing”. Condition generally good to fine used. Minimum Cat. $847. Price: $539 (K343)


1st Watermark


169. Australia 1913 ½d Green Kangaroo first watermark BW 1, a vertical coil join pair with WARWICK QLD machine cancel (see note 13, page 2/22, BW Kangaroos 2017 edition), the coil join margin attached to the upper stamp being a partial CA Monogram, the lower stamp with a fault at lower right, a rare item, Price $349 (K1155) 

170. Australia 1913 1st wmk. 1d Red die II variety ‘Watermark sideways’ (crown pointing to right when viewed from the back) ACSC 3aa, very light machine cancel, excellent perfs, centred slightly to upper right, Cat $500, Price $425 (K1070) 

171. Australia 1913 1st wmk. 1d Red die I variety ‘Watermark sideways’ (crown pointing to left when viewed from the back) ACSC 2ab, centred to upper left, couple of nibbled perfs, light cds cancel, Cat $450, Price $229 (K1074) 

172. Australia 1913 1st wmk. 2d Grey Kangaroo. Nice mint unhinged example with good perfs, centred right, cat. $300, price $120 (K86) 

173. Australia 1913 2d Grey Kangaroo first watermark 2d Grey punctured large ‘OS’ horizontal pair, the right hand unit variety ‘Retouched upper frame at left’ BW 5(1)h, odd nibbled perf, unusually well centred, two cds cancels, attractive multiple, Cat $100, Price $79 (K1154) 

174. Australia 1913 1st wmk. 2.5d Indigo Kangaroo. Superb lower marginal cto example with gum, perfectly centred and full perfs.  Melbourne cds of DE 3 13. They honestly do not come better than this! Price $125 (K148)

175. Australia 1913 2½d Indigo Kangaroo first watermark BW 9, marginal block of 4 from the right of the sheet, centred to the lower right, lower units MUH, lovely, fresh multiple, Cat $900, Price $699 (K1148) 

176. Australia 1913 2½d Indigo Kangaroo first watermark BW 9, block of 4, centred a little to the right, lower units MUH, some slightly ‘fluffy’ perfs, lovely, fresh multiple, Cat $900, Price $699 (K1147) 

177. Australia 1913 3d Olive Kangaroo, Die I. Nice mint lightly hinged example with good perfs. Has light gum bend not visible from front. Cat. $250, price $119 (DB826) 


179. Australia 1913 4d Analine Orange Kangaroo. ACSC 15B Fresh Mint Unhinged. Lower left corner marginal example. Lovely well centred full perf. Stamp. Very rare shade. Cat $2750. Very Rarely offered. Skipped perf. at base and misplaced wmk. We sold a non-marginal example last year for $1650. Price $1995 (K784) 

180. Australia 1913 4d Analine Orange Kangaroo. ACSC 15B Mint lightly hinged. Lovely fresh example, centring to top right. Rare shade. Cat $2000. Rarely offered. Price $595 (K88) 

181. Australia 1913 4d Analine Orange Kangaroo Horiz. pair perf Large OS. ACSC 15Bba. Lovely use pair cancelled by Hobart cds of 10NO17, very late use for this. Left stamp has some perf faults. Very attractive piece, and a scarce shade. Cat. $275 each as non OS. Price $425 (K914) 

182. Australia 1913 4d Orange Kangaroo first watermark BW 15, very faint gum bend at top, centred a little to lower right, fresh MUH, attractive stamp, Cat $1000, Price $699 (K1142) 

183. Australia 1913 4d Orange (Aniline) Kangaroo first watermark BW 15B, centred to left, nibbled perf at left, light, indistinct Tas cds, scarce, Cat $275, Price $149 (K1140) 

184. Australia 1913 4d Orange Kangaroo first watermark BW 15, centred a little to upper right, nibbled perf at base, fresh lightly hinged Mint, Cat $275, Price $169 (K1139) 

185. Australia 1913 4d Orange Kangaroo first watermark punctured large ‘OS’ BW 15ba, centred a little to upper right but still above average centring for this issue, the gum appears a little flat, but is fresh and Mint unhinged, very scarce, Cat $1500, Price $1199 (K1138) 

186. Australia 1913 5d Chestnut Kangaroo with variety. Fresh nicely centred int unhinged with good perfs, has the variety Colour Flaw off WA Coast. Listed as ACSC 16(U)d. Cat. $450 for hinged = approx. $1200 for unhinged. Price $895 (K785) 

187. Australia 1913 5d Chestnut Kangaroo mint unhinged. Well centred and fresh with a few shortish perfs at base. Cat. $650, very well priced at just $189 (K89)

188. Australia 1913 5d Chestnut Kangaroo, “Kissprint”. Nice well centred example with full perfs, fresh mint very lightly hinged. Coastline appears doubled almost all around. Cat $250 as normal. Price $495 (LM12) 

189. Australia 1913 5d Chestnut Kangaroo first watermark BW 16, the gum appears a little flat, very nicely centred, MVLH, Cat $250, Price $179 (K1141)

190. Australia 1913 1st wmk. 6d Ultramarine Kangaroo, ACSC 17A, fresh MUH, full perfs, centre left. Cat $875, Price $425 (K792)

191. Australia 1913 1st wmk. 6d Ultramarine Kangaroo, Melbourne CTO with full lightly hinged gum, ACSC 17Awb, one short perf at right, centred low, Cat $100, Price $49 (K740)

192. Australia 1913 6d Ultramarine Kangaroo first watermark punctured large ‘OS’ BW 17bb, block of 4, centred to lower left, the lower left unit with trimmed perfs at left & base, other odd faults, Price $89 (K1146)

193. Australia 1913 9d Deep Violet 1st wmk. Kangaroo, mint lightly hinged. Nice fresh example with good perfs. and nicely centred. ACSC 24C, cat. $500, price $398 (K554)

194. Australia 1913 9d Violet Kangaroo first watermark BW 24, slightly nibbled perf at right, centred a little to the right, fresh MUH, an attractive stamp, Cat $1000, Price $599 (K712)

195. Australia 1913 9d Violet Kangaroo first watermark BW 24 with gutter margin at right, centred slightly to the right, light central horizontal crease, fresh MUH, Cat $1000, Price $399 (K899) 

196. Australia 1913 9d Violet Kangaroo first watermark BW 24, quite well centred, some hinge remains, Mint, Cat $200, Price $149 (K898) 

197. Australia 1913 9d Violet Kangaroo first watermark punctured small ‘OS’ BW 24bb, one slightly nibbled perf at left, well centred with light, indistinct cds, Cat $100, Price $69 (K869) 

198. Australia 1913 9d Violet Kangaroo first watermark punctured small ‘OS’ BW 24bb, horizontal pair, few nibbled perfs, nicely centred, two slightly untidy strikes of PERTH cds, Cat $200 as singles, Price $129 (K922) 

199. Australia 1913 1/- Emerald 1st wmk. Kangaroo, top right corner Melbourne cto, ‘’Watermark Upright’ ACSC 30Aw (2) k. With variety “WHITE FLAW OVER TASMANIA” RARE CTO.5/12/13. Cat. $300 for Inverted wmk. without the variety. Absolutely unique as only one sheet of 120 produced with upright wmk. Fresh well centred without gum example Price $1500. (K1156)  

200. Australia 1913 1/- Emerald, variety ‘’Watermark inverted’ ACSC 30Aa, a fine commercially used example, Cat $500, centred a little to the left. ’ELIZABETH STREET NORTH’ cds of December 1913, scarce thus. Price $399 (K650)

201. Australia 1913 1/- Pale blue green Kangaroo first watermark, variety ‘watermark inverted’ BW 30a, commercially used with indistinct VIC cds dated ‘6 JA 14’, slightly nibbled perf at right, centred to left, the 1/- with inverted watermark is scarce commercially used (see note 1, page 2/115 BW Kangaroos, 2017 edition), Cat $500, Price $329 (K805) 

202. Australia 1913 1/- Pale blue green Kangaroo first watermark BW 30D, punctured ‘T’, couple of nibbled perfs at left, well centred, slightly smudged indistinct cds, attractive combination of scarcer shade & Tas state government puncture, Price $179 (K1001) 

203. Australia 1913 2/- Brown Kangaroo 1st wmk ACSC 35A, another lovey used example with light, crisp partial Registered cds and very good centring, Price $179 (K701) 

204. Australia 1913 2/- Brown Kangaroo 1st wmk SG 12. Nice used example with corner cds. Good perfs centred a little to lower left.  ACSC 35A Cat $250. Keenly priced at $119 (DB777) 

205. Australia 1913 2/- Brown Kangaroo 1st wmk SG 12. Nice good used example with 2 partial cds cancels. Few ragged perfs to top, centred a little to left.  ACSC 35A Cat $250. Keenly priced at $74 (K122) 

206. Australia 1913 2/- Dark brown 1st wmk. Kangaroo, Punctured small ‘OS’ ACSC 35Bbb, Cat $400, an unusually well centred example with an indistinct cds cancel. Price $249 (K587)

207. Australia 1913 2/- Brown 1st wmk. Kangaroo, Melbourne CTO ACSC 35A, centred slightly to upper left, Cat $300, Price $179 (K743)

208. Australia 1913 5/- Grey & yellow ACSC 42, centred slightly low, with light crisp centrally struck cds, couple of slightly nibbled perfs at right, much scarcer than CTO, Cat $350, Price $379 (K1072) 

209. Australia 1913 10/- Grey & Pink 1st wmk Kangaroo, Ovpt. Specimen Mint Unhinged. Post Office Fresh! Nicely centred for this issue with full perfs. ACSC 47x, Cat. $3500. Price $1950 (K483) 

210. Australia 1913 10/- Grey & Pink 1st wmk Kangaroo, Ovpt. Specimen marginal Mint Unhinged ACSC 47x, three short perfs at upper left, centred to lower left, Cat $3500, Price $1495 (K1087) 


2nd Watermark


211. Australia 1915 2d grey Kangaroo 2nd wmk centred high Mint, light HR, advertised retail $175 for well centred, price $89 (ML534)

212. Australia 1915 2½d Indigo Kangaroo second watermark BW 10, horizontal strip of 4, centred a little low, hinged on the two central stamps only, couple of very minor gum bends, Cat $1200, Price $799 (K1144) 

213. Australia 1915 Bluish Indigo 2nd wmk Kangaroo in a fresh mint (**/*) block of 4. Hinged on top two stamps this is a fine marginal block with interpanneu margin at right. ACSC 10B cat. $1800 as singles. Nicely centred with full perfs. Price $1350 (K850)  


215. Australia 1/- Bright Blue Green Kangaroo, 2nd wmk, Socked on Nose. Nice scarcer shade socked on nose by Spencer St. Melbourne cds of 19AU15. Well centred with good perfs. Cat. $150, price $110 (K372) 

216. Australia 1915 1/- Green Kangaroo 2nd wmk. Perf. OS. Good/fine used with 2 partial cds’s of Perth. Well centred, some short perfs at base. Has skipped perf at lower left.  ACSC  31Aba, cat. $475, well-priced at $89. (K204) 

217. Australia 1915 1/- Green Kangaroo second watermark BW 31, an attractive paler shade, well centred, fresh Mint with light hinge remains, Cat $375, Price $299 (K891) 

218. Australia 1915 2/- Light Brown 2nd wmk. Kangaroo, ACSC 36A. Superb used example with double ring cds of South Yarra Vic, dated 13.7.15. Fine looking stamp, centred to top with full perfs. Cat. $350, price $237.50 (K937)  

219. Australia 1915 2/- Light Brown 2nd wmk. Kangaroo, ACSC 36, an attractive well centred example with partial ‘STOCK EXCHANGE MELBOURNE’ cds. Cat. $350, price $229 (K742)

220. Australia 1915 2/-Light Brown Kangaroo 2nd wmk ACSC 36A, Cat $350, a superb used example with excellent centring, light oval ‘PERTH REGISTERED’ datestamp, a premium stamp. Price $299 (K649) 

221. Australia 1915 2/- Light Brown 2nd wmk. Kangaroo, ACSC 36A. Well centred full perf. used example cancelled by partial Brisbane Qld. cds. Cat. $350, cheap price, $125 (K244) 

222. Australia 1915 5/- Deep Grey & Chrome 2nd wmk. Kangaroo, ACSC43B.  Nice used example with light partial circular cancels. Centred high with some fluffy perfs., usual for this issue Cat. $675 this one cheap at a third cat. $225 (K140)

223. Australia 1915 5/- Deep grey & yellow Kangaroo second watermark BW 43, with unlisted variety ‘Partial light offset of the kangaroo’ on reverse, usual fluffy perfs, fairly well centred, scarce and most unusual, Price $999 (K827) 


3rd Watermark


224. Australia 1915 2d grey Kangaroo, 3rd wmk. Die I punctured ‘OS’ two faintly toned perfs Mint unhinged. Centred to top right with good perfs. ACSC 7Aba, cat. $225 price $69 (ML531)

225. Australia 1915 6d Milky Greyish Blue Kangaroo, 3rd wmk. ACSC 19G Harrison Printing. Fine used with Condobolin NSW cds of SP 21 19. Well centred and with good perfs, this stamp shows the undocumented variety “Broken/Missing ears” very striking! The bite out of leg of this issue catalogues $2250, and sells for around $1500. Price $995 (K141) 

226. Australia 1916 9d Pale violet Kangaroo, 3rd wmk. Die II ACSC 26B, Cat $375, centred to right, fresh MUH. Price $199 (K639) 

227. Australia 1916 9d Pale violet Kangaroo, 3rd wmk. Die II ACSC 26B, Cat $375, centred to right and with tiny natural paper inclusion in the gum, fresh MUH. Price $179 (K613) 

228. Australia 1916 9d deep Violet Kangaroo, 3rd wmk. Die II. Fine used example of this scarce shade lightly cancelled by cds at left. Well centred with good perfs. ACSC 26C Cat. $200, price $149 (K263) 

229. Australia 1916 9d Violet Kangaroo, 3rd wmk. Die II punctured OS. ACSC 26Aba, Cat $475, nicely centred for this issue, fresh MUH. Price $349 (K572)

230. Australia 1916 9d Violet Kangaroo third watermark Die II BW 26, centred a little to the right, MUH, Cat $375, Price $299 (K799) 

231. Australia 1916 1/- Grey Green Kangaroo 3rd wmk fine cds used. Centred low, with light cds cancel to upper right and with good perfs. Nice example of this scarcer shade listed as ACSC 32G. Cat. $125. Priced at 30% $37.50 (K371)

232. Australia 1916 1/- Blue green Kangaroo third watermark Die II, BW 32, quite well centred, MUH, Cat $375, Price $299 (K709) 

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