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Australia Kangaroos

 

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K565) Australia 1913 – 48 Kangaroos perf. OS NSW. Mixed set of 1st & 3rd wmks. 13 stamps, ½d – 2/- inc. both colours of 6d & 2/-. Selected examples from our stock, mostly circular cancels, scarce assembly. Price $459
 
K490) Australia 1913 1st wmk Kangaroos set to 1/- nice fine used all circular cancels and several dated examples, inc. 3d Die II. Melbourne retail $440 +, 11 stamps, price $310
 
K493) Another as above without Die II, price $135
 
K1088) Australia 1913 1st wmk Kangaroos set ½d to 2/- punctured large ‘OS’ (ex 2½d), all with cds cancels, mixed centring, odd perf fault, Cat $1100, Price $699
 
K570) Australia 1915 2nd wmk. Kangaroos, complete set 2d – 5/- all perf OS,  good to fine used. Advertised retail for fine used $1000 plus. Well priced at  $495
 
K1097) Australia 1932-36 10/-, £1 (two units very lightly mounted) & £2 blocks of 4 with Type D 'SPECIMEN' Overprint ACSC #50xf 54xa & 58xa, mint unhinged, very minor toning to centre perfs of the 10/- block. The £2 is VERY RARE UNHINGED. Extrapolated cat. value $9785. Price $5400
 
1st Watermark
 
K1053) Australia 1913 1d Red Kangaroo Die 2. Dry Ink, perf small OS. Not listed in ACSC. Cancelled by Bundaberg, Qld. Cds of 18JE14. Centred a little to the right, one nibbed perf. Top right and minor toning to perfs. lower left. Nevertheless, an attractive example of an unlisted variety. Price $249
 
AU12) Australia 1913 1d Red Kangaroo, Die IIA, fresh used example, with large part original gum, and Strong Offset on reverse under the gum. Cat $600 for mint, unpriced used. Lovely item. $495
 
K248) Australia 1913 1d Red Kangaroo Die II, Prominent KISSPRINT. Fine used perf OS with light machine cancel. Supplied with normal for comparison for. The Double print (Kissprint) is only listed as Die IIA at $6500 for used in ACSC. Price $2950
 
K425) Australia 1913 2d 1st wmk grey Kangaroo used on Thursday Island. Marginal example from centre of sheet showing part gutter at left. Well centred stamp cancelled by full cds of Thursday Is. 1913, full date unclear. Also 1932 9d C of A wmk, similarly cancelled dated 6 JE 38. Price for the 2, $200
 
K86) Australia 1913 2d Grey 1st wmk Kangaroo Fresh Mint Unhinged, Centred to right, good perfs. Cat. $300, price. $119
 
K1582) Australia 1913 3d Olive Die I Kangaroo first watermark punctured large ‘OS’ BW 12ba, two short perfs at right, unusually well centred, very light cds cancel, Cat $125, Price $79
 
ML533) Australia 1913 First watermark 3d pale olive green die I, CTO with gum, indistinct corner CDS centred top right, one slightly nibbed perf at top. ACSC  12E, Cat. Min. $50, price $29
 
K88) Australia 1913 4d Analine Orange Kangaroo, mint very fresh light hinge, almost imperceptible. Centred to top right with good perfs. ACSC 15B, cat $2000 excellent price $595
 
K1041) Australia 1913 4d Orange Yellow Kangaroo, fine used. Cancelled by Hobart cds of 21 NOV 13. Centred to upper right and with good perfs. Minor toning to 1 perf. ACSC 15E cat. $250, price $165
 
LM12) 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
 
K1573) Australia 1913 6d Ultramarine Kangaroo first watermark punctured small ‘OS’ BW 17bc, few nibbled/lightly toned perfs, light gum bend, centred to upper right MUH, Cat $850, Price $449
 
K1574) Australia 1913 PUNCTURED SMALL 'OS': 6d ultramarine Kangaroos with the Watermark Inverted ACSC 17abc (SG O23w) horizontal pair, very well centred, a few nibbled perfs & the R/H unit with repaired corner at U/R, light 'ROSEWORTHY/10NO14/STH AUST' cds, Cat $8000+ (£2000+). A rare multiple. [NB: no mint examples have been recorded] Price $2695
 
ML538) Australia 1913 6d ultramarine CTO with indistinct corner cds, the letter 'S' is just visible, indicating it may be a Brisbane CTO, attractive stamp! $99
 
K320) Australia 1913 9d Pale Violet Kangaroo 1st Wmk. PERF SMALL OS. Superb fault free MINT UNHINGED example well centred and good perfs., with doubling of perfin on one hole between 1 & 2 o’clock on the O of OS.  ACSC 24Bbb, Cat. $1500 as the cheaper Violet shade, price $1250
 
K1570) Australia 1913 1/- Green Kangaroo first watermark variety ‘Watermark inverted’ CTO with gum BW 30wb, couple of nibbled perfs, quite well centred, Cat $100, Price $69
 
K356) Australia 1913 2/- Dark Brown 1st wmk Kangaroo.  Attractive postally used  example with good perfs. Centred to top left. Better shade, ACSC 35B cat. $300. Price $129
SE29) Australia 1913 2/- Brown 1st wmk. Kangaroo superb postally used, with centrally struck “Socked on nose” Perth cds, 5 FEB 15, well cantered and with full perfs, a premium stamp. Cat. $300, price $249
 
MY43) Australia 1913 1st wmk 2/- Brown Kangaroo, perf small OS postally used with 28 MY 15 cds of Melbourne. Well centred and with good perfs. Cat
$400. Price $345
 
K1051) Australia 1913 1st wmk 2/- Brown Kangaroo, perf. Large OS postally used with Melbourne cds. Centred upper right with reasonable perfs. Cat $500. Price $199

2nd Watermark
 
K1050) Australia 1915 9d Violet 2nd watermark Kangaroo ACSC 25A, good to fine used. Cancelled by rubber cds, well centred. Couple of short perfs lower left. Cat. $90, price $45
 
K1043) Australia 1915 9d Violet 2nd watermark Kangaroo ACSC 25A, good to fine used. Cancelled by 2 partial cds’s rubber cds, centred a little low with one short perf at base. Cat. $90, price $36
 
NO8) Australia 1915 2/- Brown 2nd wmk Kangaroo. A lovely well centred full perf. example, with slightly heavy partial Sale, Victoria cds. Cat $350, my price under a half…$169
 
K172) Australia 1915 5/- Deep Grey & Yellow Kangaroo 2nd wmk perf OS.  Very fine well centred light cds used.  Very well centred and full perfs, try to find better! ACSC 43Ab, cat. $700, price $495
 
MD36) Australia 1916 2/- Brown Kangaroo, 2nd wmk, lovely used example with Registered 8 DE 15 cds. Good perfs, centred a little right. Cat. $400, price under a half  at $195
 
MMY28) Australia 1916 2nd wmk 2/- Brown Kangaroo, good – fine used with 2 partial cds cancels, well centred and with good perfs. Cat $350, price $195
 
3rd Watermark
 
DB686) Australia 1915 3d Olive Kangaroo 3rd wmk, Die II. Fine postally used with cds of Moonee Ponds, Vic. July 1918. Cat $200, price $119
 
MMY45) Australia, absolutely magnificent, best I have ever seen! 1915 3rd wmk 3d Olive Die II Kangaroo, with perfect centring and perfs. With light cds cancel. Cat $200. Price $149
 
M11) Australia 1915 2/- Brown 3rd wmk Kangaroo, with “S” Flaw, very scarce stamp, lightish parcel used, cat $450. Price $335
 
K1098) Australia 1915 5/- perf T 3rd wmk. Grey & Yellow Kangaroo. Rare on high values. Cancelled by Hobart cds of Sept. 1922. Price $595
 
K1369) Australia 1916 2/- Brown 3rd wmk. Kangaroo perf. OS. Well centred stamp cancelled by Adelaide Registered cds of 30.AU.30. Odd nibbed perf. but an attractive stamp, cat. $125, price $72

K1572) Australia 1916 2/- Brown Kangaroo third watermark BW 37, some gum ageing & tiny, barely visible gum adhesion at upper right, centred slightly low, MUH, Cat $2500, Price $1299
 
1408) Australia 1916 10/- Grey & Pink 3rd wmk. Variety Kangaroo, perf. OS.  Cto Melbourne with unhinged gum.  Well centred with slightly fluffy perfs, as is usual for these. Has unlisted variety "White faced Roo" Cat. $200, price $149

K1385) Australia 1917 5/- Grey & Deep Yellow 3rd wmk. Variety Kangaroo. Cancelled by central Collins St. Melbourne cds of 10 JY 18. Has the variety "Spencer's Gulf  Short" ACSC 44Ddj. Position R27 Cat. $375. Centred left, with minor wrinkle bttom right. Kangaroo slightly misplaced to base. Price $225

K1390) Australia 1917 Grey & Pale Yellow 3rd wmk. Variety Kangaroo., perf. OS with gum, cto Melbourne.  Well centred with good perfs, has the variety "Broken tail on Kangaroo" ACSC 44D(V)e. Cat. $325, price $245

K93) Australia 1918 3d Yellow Olive 3rd wmk Kangaroo Die II, Mint Unhinged. Centred left with full perfs, has light overall gum toning. Cat. $1000, bargain at $225
 
K1569) Australia 1918 3rd wmk 9d violet Die IIB ACSC 27A (SG 38d) Kangaroos block of 4, fresh mint unhinged, Cat $1500+ for unmounted singles (£320++ for mounted singles) As is usual in multiples, centring varies. Price $1125
 
D29) Australia 1918 3rd wmk 1/- Emerald Kangaroo, very fine postally full perf example
Part cds, Watermark Inverted. Cat $200. Price $110
 
K1581) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark variety ‘Broken tail on kangaroo’ BW 44(V)e, nibbled perf at top right, centred a little high, slightly untidy parcel cancel, Cat $325, Price $199
 
K1588) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark variety ‘Broken tail on kangaroo’ BW 44(V)e, few nibbled perfs, centred low, light cds cancels, Cat $325, Price $229
 
K1580) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark BW 44, few nibbled perfs, centred high, slightly untidy indistinct cds cancel, Cat $250, Price $149
 
K1579) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark, appears to be variety ‘Kangaroo’s foot broken & pointed tail’ BW 44(V)o, however while the tail is distinctly pointed the foot is not broken, perhaps an early state of the correction of the flaw, couple of nibbled perfs at top, fairly light ‘GPO MELBOURNE’ cds, variety Cat $425, Price $199
 
K1099) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & Yellow Kangaroo Perf. OS with SIGNIFICANT MISPLACEMENT OF THE KANGAROO. Unlisted as such by ACSC. A mint example, not per. OS with a slightly more exaggerated downwards misplacement is listed as ASCS 44ca at $10,000. This example is cancelled by cds of ? Rly. Stn. 15 SE 21, centred to lower left and with a blunt top right corner perf. Price $2695

K1590) Australia 1918 5/- Grey-black & chrome Kangaroo third watermark variety ‘Spencer’s gulf short & thick’ BW 44(D)i, few nibbled perfs at top, centred a little to the left, very faint cancel, Cat $450, Price $299
 
K1593) Australia 1918 5/- Grey-black & chrome Kangaroo third watermark BW 44, with much of the coastline appearing rather thick, probably as a result of over inking, few nibbled perfs at top, centred high, bold slightly smudged cds cancel, Cat $250, Price $169
 
K1594) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark BW 44, the kangaroo appears to be under inked resulting in a ‘broken ear’ and a ‘pointed tail’ few nibbled perfs, centred slightly low, light cds cancels Cat $250, Price $169
 
K1592) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & deep yellow Kangaroo third watermark BW 44, unlisted Vignette variety ‘Uneven top of kangaroo’s tail’, well centred, light cds cancels Cat $250, Price $199
 
K1595) Australia 1918 5/- Grey-black & chrome Kangaroo third watermark BW 44, unlisted Vignette variety ‘notch in kangaroo’s tail near grass’, centred a bit low, ‘fluffy perfs’, light cds cancel Cat $250, Price $149
 
K1596) Australia 1918 5/- Grey-black & chrome Kangaroo third watermark BW 44, kangaroo a little over inked, one slightly nibbled perf at right, centred to lower right, crisp cds cancel, Cat $250, Price $169
 
K1597) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO with gum BW 44wa, slightly nibbled corner perf, centred to upper right, unlisted Vignette variety ‘White patch at top of kangaroo’s right leg’, Cat $200, Price $129
 
K1575) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & deep yellow Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 44b, nibbled perf at upper right, centred high, light parcel cancel, Cat $200, Price $129
 
K1598) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & deep yellow Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 44b, one nibbled perf at right, well centred, light parcel cancel, Cat $200, Price $149
 
K1100) Australia 1918 10/- Grey & Analine Pink Kangaroo, INVERTED WMK. IN addition has large white void at top of Kangaroo’s leg (not a thin) and a pink spot to left ear (both unrecorded varieties) Cancelled by Hobart cds. Has a blunt top left corner. Well centred stamp cat. $3500 without the varieties. Price $1495
 
K1049) Australia 1919 2½d Deep Indigo 3rd wmk. Kangaroo ACSC 11D fine used. Well centred good perf. Example cancelled by central strike of Sydney cds of 13NO19. Also unlisted varieties “Extra Islands” Cat. $275, price $210
 
K1282) Australia 1919 9d Violet Kangaroo third watermark Die IIB punctured ‘OS’ CTO BW 17wa, centred a little to upper right, with full unhinged gum, Cat $75, Price $69

K424) Australia 1919 £2 Purple Black & Rose 3rd wmk. Kangaroo, ACSC 56C(D)h. Attractive used example with no faults. Cancelled by Port Pirie S.A. cds of 7OC31. Centred to top with full perfs. Has variety “Broken Coast in Bight” Cat. $5500, price $3600
 
K1578) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO with gum BW 38wc, couple of nibbled perfs at top, centred a little to the upper left, Cat $100, Price $49
 
K1362) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon 3rd wmk. Kangaroo, perf OS, cto with unhinged gum. Nicely centred and with good perfs. Lovely looking stamp, cat. $100, price $75
 
K1288) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO BW 38wc centred to lower left, Cat $100, Price $69

K157) Australia 1924 £1 Grey 3rd wmk. Kangaroo Ovpt. Specimen type C. Fresh mint unhinged example with full perfs, centred a little to lower right. Cat. $850, price $650

K536) Australia 1924 £1 Grey 3rd wmk. Kangaroo ovpt. Specimen type D. Fresh mint unhinged, centred right. Price $595

Small Multiple Watermark

K751) Australia 1926 1/- Blue-green Die IIB, punctured ‘OS’ ACSC 33Aba, one nibbled perf. at base, centred low, MUH, Cat $375, Price $179
 
K1284) Australia 1929 9d Violet Chestnut Kangaroo small multiple watermark CTO BW 28w, short perf at lower left, well centred, Cat $75, Price $49

K1605) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark BW 39, part Ash imprint block of 4, commercially used with multiple indistinct untidy cds cancels, the L/H units with a small area of wrinkling, red pencil annotations on reverse, still a scarce & attractive multiple, Cat $200 as singles, Price $149
 
K1604) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 39b, couple of nibbled perfs, centred to lower left, bold ‘LATE (FEE)’ cds cancel, Cat $100, Price $59
 
K1600) Australia 1929 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo SM watermark BW 45, quite well centred, slightly smudged centrally struck cds cancel, Nice used, Cat $250. Price $179
 
K1601) Australia 1929 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO with gum BW 45wb, centred a little to the right, Cat $250, Price $199
 
K1603) Australia 1929 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO BW 45wb, centred high, Cat $250, Price $189
 
K1602) Australia 1929 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO BW 45wb, couple of nibbled perfs at upper left, centred high, Cat $250, Price $169
 
K1591) Australia 1929 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO with gum BW 45wb with unlisted Vignette variety ‘Notch near end pf kangaroo’s tail’, other parts of the tail are somewhat patchy, unusual, Cat $250, Price $229
 
K1599) Australia 1929 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 45ba, slight wrinkle at base, centred high, slightly smudged cds cancel, Cat $250, Price $169
 
MN50) Australia 1929 5/- grey and yellow Kangaroo, perf OS, postally used. Normal price $160, we have four grades to offer: a) Fine used circular date stamp, with clear usage date $129, b) As above but date not clear. $99, c) Light parcel cancel $79, d) Slight seconds with heavier cancels/and or perf faults $39

K1291) Australia 1929 1/- Blue-green Kangaroo SM watermark CTO BW 34w, centred a little to the right, Cat $75, Price $49

K1286) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark CTO BW 39w with full unhinged gum, light corner bend, centred to the right, Cat $125, Price $69

K1287) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO BW 39wc, nibbled perf at base, unusually well centred Cat $100, Price $59

J16) Australia 1929 Grey & Orange Yellow 5/- small multi wmk. Kangaroo, cto & perf. OS. No Gum. Attractive well centred full perf. example. Price $149
 
K1589) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo SM watermark variety ‘Spencer’s gulf elongated & curved’ BW 45(D)h, also unlisted Vignette variety ‘White flaw on kangaroo’s back’, few nibbled perfs, centred to left, neat ‘BUNBURY WA’ cds, Cat $400, Price $299

C of A Watermark
 
K385) Australia 1932 6d Chestnut Kangaroo Ovpt. OS. Mint unhinged top marginal block of 4. Fine and Post Office fresh with full perfs, centred to top. ACSC 23A, cat $500 as singles, blocks are scarce. Price $419

K1583) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow Kangaroo C of A watermark BW 46, unlisted Vignette variety ‘White outline to kangaroo’s hip’, centred low, multiple crisp ‘AIR MAIL’ cds cancels, Cat $45, Price $39
 
K1585) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo C of A watermark BW 46, unlisted Vignette variety ‘Three eared kangaroo’, also under inked at lower right resulting in some very faint shading lines, couple of nibbled perfs, centred a little high, crisp corner cds cancel, Cat $35, Price $35
 
K1048) Australia 1932 10/- Grey & Rose Crimson C of A wmk Kangaroo, ACSC 50B. Fine used with registered cds of 9 AP 39. Centred right with full perfs. Cat. $275, price $185
 
K332) Australia 1932 10/- Grey & Analine Pink C of A wmk Kangaroo. Lovely shade, ACSC 50D, cat. $750. Centred low, with good perfs, cancelled by slightly smudgy cds. Hard shade to find. Price. $395
 
K1403) Australia 1932 10/- Grey & Pink C of A wmk. Variety Kangaroo. Nice commercially used example cancelled by slightly heavy Ship Mail Room 3 Melbourne cds of 14.AP.39. Perfectly centred with good perfs. Hard to find thus. Cat $300, Price $199
 
K1615) Australia 1935 2/- Maroon Kangaroo C of A watermark original die right marginal block of 12, with varieties ‘Flaw in top of N of SHILLINGS’ & ‘Break in left frame opposite base of A of AUSTRALIA’ BW 40(2)l & m, centred slightly to upper right, very lightly hinged on two non-variety units, others MUH, fresh & attractive positional multiple, Cat $276 with varieties as hinged, Price $279
 
K1609) Australia 1935 2/- Maroon Kangaroo C of A watermark original die right marginal block of 6, with varieties ‘Flaw in top of N of SHILLINGS’ & ‘Break in left frame opposite base of A of AUSTRALIA’ BW 40(2)l & m, one non variety unit with rounded corner, quite well centred, three units MUH including the latter variety, fresh positional block, Cat $148 with both varieties as hinged, Price $139
 
K1607) Australia 1935 2/- Maroon Kangaroo C of A watermark original die block of 4 with variety ‘White flaw in Gulf of Carpentaria’ BW 40(2)h, reasonably well centred, two units MUH, variety unit lightly hinged, Cat $98, Price $89
 
K1358) Australia 1935 2/- Maroon C of A wmk. Kangaroos plate 2 in Ash N over N  Imprint Gutter Imprint  block of 4, cto without gum. Cto single is cat. at $25, more than 3 x the used price. Rarely seen thus, price $279
 
K1571) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo C of A watermark CTO BW 46w, nicely centred, Cat $60, Price $49
 
K1610) Australia 1945 2/- Maroon Kangaroo C of A watermark redrawn die, corner Authority imprint block of 4 BW 41z, some light gum creases, stamps MUH, Cat $100 as MUH, Price $49
 
K1614) Australia 1945 2/- Maroon Kangaroo C of A watermark redrawn die, corner Authority imprint pair BW 41za, Fine used with two light indistinct cds cancels, Cat $40 as MUH, Price $24.99
 
K1611) Australia 1945 2/- Maroon Kangaroo C of A watermark redrawn die, corner Authority imprint block of 4 BW 41z, heavy hinge remains, Cat $100 as MUH, Price $49
 
K1612) Australia 1945 2/- Maroon Kangaroo C of A watermark redrawn die, gutter (14 mm) Authority imprint block of 4 BW 41zb, lightly hinged on one unit only, Cat $150 as MUH, Price $89
 
K1360) ) Australia 1945/8 2/- Maroon C of A wmk. Variety Kangaroos REDRAWN die  Imprint  block of 4, mint lightly hinged in selvedge only with gutter at left 25mm, with unlisted variety "large coloured spot berween 'Roo's feet. ACSC 41Azd cat. $150, Price $119
 
K245) Australia 10/- Grey & Pink Kangaroo, type C Specimen. Fine and fresh well centred example with good perfs. Only 1200 produced of this rare C type specimen. ACSC 50A Cat. $850. This is an exceptionally fine example, price $795

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Early March 2022

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