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Australia Kangaroos

 

SETS

 

K131) Australia 1913 1st wmk. Kangaroos fine used set to 1/-Retail $220, my price $169

 

K208) Australia 1915-16 2nd wmk. Kangaroos set to 2/- (6) Very Fine Used, cds. Cat. $645 in ACSC. Other dealers’ retail for regular fine used $390, Premium examples.. My price $365

 

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

 

K1066) Australia selection of 19 different Kangaroos all punctured 'T' comprising First wmk ½d, 1d Die I & Die IIA, 2d, 4d & 9d, Third watermark 2d to 2/- Maroon complete including a shade of the 6d Blue, and Small mult wmk 6d, 1/- & 2/-, mostly Fine Used, many with cds cancels, a scarce assembly in well above average condition, Price $599

 

 

1ST WATERMARK

 

K1065) Australia 1913 First wmk 1d red die II variety 'Extra Island (Two Tasmanias)' ACSC 31Ed, punctured 'T' one slightly nibbled perf, light cds cancel, a rare combination of variety & puncture, Cat $400 for unpunctured variety, Price $499

 

K642) Australia 1913 First wmk 1d red die I Kangaroo punctured small 'OS' ACSC 3bb, horizontal pair, Cat $550, unusually well centred for this issue, some fluffy perfs as usual, Fresh MUH. Price $349

 

K774) Australia 1913 2d Grey 1st wmk. Kangaroo ACSC 5 horizontal pair centred a little to the lower left fresh MUH, Cat $600, Price $449

 

K697) Australia 1913 2d Grey Kangaroo 1st wmk. Centred to the upper left, fresh Mint, Price $49

 

K414) Australia 1913 2d Grey Kangaroo 1st wmk. Strong Offset, unlisted! Mint example with faults, but very strong offset on reverse. Not catalogued as such. Offset on the 1d red Die II perf large OS is listed at $750. Price $395

 

K308) Australia 1913 2d Grey 1st wmk. Kangaroo THIN PAPER. Well centred and cancelled Launceston Tas. Cds of 22SE14. Has a few nibbed perfs, but almost unavoidable given the softness of the paper. Cat. $200 as mint, no used price listed. Price $149

 

K1110) Australia 1913 2d Grey, Deep grey & Slate Die I 1st wmk. Kangaroos all punctured large ‘OS’ BW 5Abb, Bbb & Dbb, odd nibbled perf, mostly well centred, all with cds cancels, Price $49

 

K386) Australia 1913 2.5d Indigo Kangaroo in superb top left corner mint unhinged block of 15. Fresh white gum, pretty much “Post Office Fresh” hinged only in selvedge. Includes the variety on stamp 1/2, “Break in inner frame over R of Australia” Large blocks of this stamp are exceedingly rare, and there were none in the Arthur Gray collection. Cat. $325 each as normals, plus the variety stamp would be at least double. Superb exhibition piece! Price $3895

 

K525) Australia 1913 2.5d Indigo Kangaroo perf Large OS in mint unhinged block of 4. Cat. $1000 each for single stamps = $4000 plus, blocks are RARE. Decent centring and perfs for this, gum very slightly aged. ACSC 9Aba. Priced very reasonably at $1365

 

K257) Australia 1913 Kangaroo 3d olive-green 1st wmk die II BW 12D, centred low FU. Price $149

 

K368) Australia 1913 Kangaroo 3d olive 1st wmk die I punctured large 'OS' with variety 'Colour flaw off Queensland coast' similar to BW 12(U)d but larger & a little further 'north', cat for the listed variety $360, couple of nibbled perfs. Price $125

 

K222) Australia 1913 4d Orange Analine Kangaroo perf. large OS. Neat steel cds of 1915 to right. Nicely centred with good perfs. ACSC 15B Cat. $275 as normal, large OS is x 2. Price $385

 

K223) Australia 1913 4d Orange Yellow Kangaroo perf. large OS. Neat cds of Queensland to left. Nicely centred with good perfs. ACSC 15E Cat. $250 as normal, large OS is x 2. Price $349

 

K618) Australia 1913 5d Chestnut Kangaroo ACSC 16A horizontal pair, centred slightly to the right, very faint tone spot on l/h unit MLH. Price $229

 

K971) Australia 1913 5d Chestnut Kangaroo horiz. Strip of 3, fine used. Well centred with full perfs. Cancelled by Registered cds’s of Sydney 12 AU 14. Traces of red crayon mark to 3rd stamp. Scarce so fine in multiples, cat. $210 as single stamps. Price $165

 

K952) Australia 1913 9d Violet 1st wmk. Kangaroo, BRISBANE cto. Very well centred, mng with SLIGHTLY FLUFFY perfs. Cat. $600, price $450

 

K526) Australia 1913 9d Violet 1st wmk. Kangaroo, Melbourne cto. Very well centred, mng with good perfs. Cat. $120, price $79

 

K364) Australia 1913 1/- Green (Analine) Kangaroo 1st wmk. ACSC 30B. Nice fine used example of this scarce shade cancelled by 2 partial cds. Centred high, with good perfs. Cat. $750, price $495

 

K803) Australia 1913 1/- Blue green Kangaroo first watermark, variety ‘watermark inverted’ CTO (DE 3 13) BW 30wb, nibbled perf at top, centred to left, Cat $100, Price $69

 

K256) Australia 1913 2/- Brown 1st wmk Kangaroo. Well centred cto with generally good perfs. 1` slightly nibbed at base. Cancelled by Melbourne 3 DE 13 cds. Cat. $300 Price $179

 

2ND WATERMARK

 

K1113) Australia 1915 2d Grey & Slate-grey Die I 2nd wmk. Kangaroos, both punctured ‘OS’ BW 6Aba & 6Bba, mixed centring, the Slate-grey with one nibbled perf,  Good used, Cat $100, Price $49

 

K1112) Australia 1915 2d Grey & Slate-grey Die I 2nd wmk. Kangaroos, BW 6A & 6B, mixed centring, both with cds cancels, Cat $60, Price $39

 

 

K754) Australia 1915 Kangaroos 2nd wmk 2½d Indigo ACSC 10A, centred a little low, hinge remains, fresh Mint, Cat $200, $109

 

K360) Australia 1915 6d Deep Ultramarine Kangaroo, 2nd wmk perf. OS. Very fie dated example with Registered Elizabeth St. Melbourne cds of 7AU17. Good perfs and centring. Hard shade to fine OS, price $225

 

K307) Australia 1915 1/- Analine Green 2nd wmk. Kangaroo. Fine used example of this rare shade Cancelled by partial cds to right. Centred reasonably well, a little to the right. Has jumped perf at base making this a larger than usual stamp. ACSC 31E Cat. $500, price $375

 

K806) Australia 1915 1/- Green Kangaroo second watermark, punctured ‘OS’ BW 31ba, couple of irregular short perfs at lower right, centred high, light MELBOURNE cds, Fine used, Cat $475, Price $229

 

3RD WATERMARK

 

K1115) Australia 1915 2d Deep grey, Grey, Slate & Silver-grey Die I 3rd wmk. Kangaroos, all with variety ‘Watermark inverted’ BW 7Aa, Ba, Ca & Da, mixed centring & cancels, odd nibbled perf, Cat $240, Price $149

 

K1114) Australia 1915 2d Grey Die I 3rd wmk. Kangaroos, the five BW listed shades, BW 7A-E, mixed centring, all with cds cancels, Cat $85, Price $49

 

K310) Australia 1915 3d Yellow Olive Kangaroo 3rd wmk, Die II pair with variety. Fine postally used horizontal pair with Reg’d cds of Sydney 8MR17. Well centred and mostly good perfs, scarce in multiples. Left stamp has the variety “White flaw over T of THREE” ACSC 13B (1)d Cat $450 & $200, price $429

 

K616) Australia 1915 3d Yellow Olive Kangaroo 3rd wmk, Die II pair with variety ‘White flaw over T of THREE” ACSC 13B (1)d Cat $900 (see note 2 in ACSC), centred to upper left, light roller cancel, a scarce combination of die, variety & OS puncture! Price $399

 

K1064) Australia 1915 3d Olive Die I & Die II 3rd watermark, both punctured 'T', both stamps are quite well centred and with good perfs all around and with light cds cancels, the Die II puncture is more in the shape of an inverted 'L' due to the poor pin alignment often found on these Tasmanian state perfins, a scarce combination in excellent condition, Price $379

 

K213) Australia 1915 3d Olive Kangaroo Die I, 3rd wmk. Inverted, perf OS. Good perf. example with cds cancel centred low. ACSC Cat. $450 ($150 x 3 for OS) Retail $360, Price $275

 

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

 

K1030) Australia 1917 2½d Blue Kangaroo third watermark BW 11, well centred fresh MUH, Cat $100, Price $79

 

K1302) Australia 1918 £1 Chocolate & dull blue 3rd wmk Kangaroo BW 52A, centred a little to upper right, one slightly nibbled perf at left, indistinct Sydney cds, strong colour, attractive stamp, Cat $2500, Price $2199

 

K361) Australia 1919 2½d Intense Indigo 3rd wmk. Kangaroo. Well centred example of this difficult stamp. Cancelled by Wandin Vic. cds, ACSC 11D, cat. $275, price $139

 

K999) Australia 1922 3d Yellow Olive die IIB 3rd wmk Kangaroo perf OS, lower marginal example, mint with hinge remains. OS in selvedge doubled. Nice variety, price $495

 

K788) Australia 1921 6d Pale Ultramarine Kangaroo Die IIB, 3rd wmk. ACSC 20C. Fresh well centred MUH example with good perfs. Cat. $625, price $465

 

K149) Australia 1923 6d Chestnut Kangaroo 3rd wmk, ACSC 21Aba. Superb mint unhinged block of 4, perf OS. Extremely well centred and with perfect perfs. Post Office fresh Gum. Impossible to better! Cat. $600 as singles, blocks are rare, particularly as nice as this. Price $575

 

K693) Australia 1923 6d Chestnut Kangaroo 3rd wmk. Mullett printing, mint unhinged inter-panneau horiz. Pair from top of the sheet. R/hand stamp has the BROKEN LEG variety. L/hand stamp has blunt top l/h corner. ACSC21(3)d. Nice positional pair, the variety stamp extrapolated cat. $625 for unhinged, price $465

 

K950) Australia 1923 Kangaroo 6d chestnut 3rd wmk mint block of 4 perf. OS. Lower 2 are unhinged. Block shows misplaced wmk. With A at top and crown at base of each stamp. Well centred and fresh with good perfs. Cat. $420 as singles, price $349

 

K446) Australia 1923 Kangaroo 6d chestnut 3rd wmk Mullett imprint pair BW 21zd cat min $200 Mint. Price $129

 

K726) Australia 1926 9d Violet 3rd wmk. Die IIB Mullett imprint pair, mint lightly hinged with good perfs. Cat. $500, price $375

 

K856) Australia 1916 1/- Pale blue green Kangaroo third watermark Die II, variety ‘watermark inverted’ BW 32a, horizontal pair, tiny ink speck on gum of the left hand unit, couple of nibbled perfs at base, centred to base, fresh MUH, scarce & attractive multiple, Cat $1100 as hinged singles, Price $1999

 

K954) Australia 1916 1/- Blue Green 3rd wmk. Die 2, perf OS. Fresh mint unhinged example with inter-panneau margin at left. Well centred and with good perfs. Shows wmk. misplaced right with margin line through stamp at left. Cat. $475, price $359

 

K764) Australia 1916 1/- Blue Green Kangaroo Die II, postally used block of 4. Cancelled by Sydney 42 cds’s of 28JE21. Centred left. Top left stamp has 1 missing perf. & lower right small scuff at right. Blocks are scarce. Price $120

 

DB503) Australia 1920 1/- Bright Blue Green Kangaroo Die IIB, OS Imprint Pair. Wonderfully fresh looking pair of this scarce shade. The stamps are fresh, well centred and with full perfs., hinged only in the central gutter. Also has unrecorded retouch to shading around “ONE” on right hand stamp. Cat. For a single unhinged stamp is $450, plus the value of the imprint. Price $750

 

K988) Australia 1920 1/- Blue green Kangaroo third watermark Die IIB, variety ‘watermark sideways’ BW 33aa, centred a little high, fresh MLH, Cat $200, Price $149

 

K498) Australia 1920 1/- 3rd Wmk Blue Green Kangaroo Die IIB, Mullett Imprint Pair. Fresh mint unhinged, with good centring and perfs. Cat. $375 per stamp for hinged, plus value of the imprint. Price $749

 

K710) Australia 1926 1/- 3rd Wmk Blue Green Kangaroo die IIB WMK. SIDEWAYS mint unhinged left corner example. (Light hinge in left selvedge) Extrapolated cat. value $500, price $395

 

K357) Australia 1916 2/- Brown Kangaroo 3rd wmk. Superb Fresh Mint unhinged. Impossible to better in my opinion, with full perfs and perfectly centred. ACSC 37A Cat. $2500, price $1875

 

 

 

K1160) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon 3rd wmk. Kangaroo mint lightly hinged. Very fresh example well centred with good perfs., tiny natural paper inclusion, SG74, ACSC 38A. Cat. $300. Price $175

 

K437) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon 3rd wmk. Kangaroo mint lightly hinged. Very fresh example with good perfs., centred slightly right. SG74, ACSC 38A. Cat. $300. Price $165

 

K174) Australia 1918 5/- Grey Black & Yellow-Orange Kangaroo 3rd wmk. ACSC 44B, fine used. Well centred and with generally good perfs couple at base are nibbed. cancelled by partial cds of Exchange? Vic. 2nd Hardest of all shades for this wmk. Cat. $275, price $175

 

K173) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & Chrome Kangaroo 3rd wmk. ACSC 44A, fine used. Well centred and with good perfs, cancelled by cds of Geelong Vic. 18NO19. Nice misplaced wmk. variety with part at top and part at bottom of stamp. Cat. $225, price $159

 

K83) Australia 1918 5/- Grey Black & Pale Yellow, 3rd wmk. Fine postally used example from right of sheet with neat Williamstown, Vic. Partial cds to left. Full perf. well centred, with slightly fluffy perfs. Cat. $225, Price $129

 

K83) Australia 1918 5/- Grey Black & Pale Yellow, 3rd wmk Kangaroo. Fine postally used example from right of sheet with neat Williamstown, Vic. Partial cds to left. Full perf. well centred, with slightly fluffy perfs. Cat. $225, Price $129

 

K176) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & Pale Yellow Kangaroo 3rd wmk. ACSC 44D, fine used. Centred high, cancelled by central cds (socked on nose) of Abbotsford Vic. A few nibbed perfs.  Cat. $225, price $125

 

K452) Australia 1919 £1 Chocolate & Dull Blue 3rd wmk. Kangaroo fine used, well centred and with mainly good perfs, lower left cnr. Has been repaired. Cancelled by light cds. ACSC 52A, Cat. $2500. Good spacefiller at just $749

 

K596) Australia 1924 £1 Grey 3rd wmk Kangaroo ACSC 53A, centred to left, a lovely fresh MUH example with a slightly blunt corner perf at upper left, Cat $3750, excellent value at only $1750

 

Small Multi Watermark

 

K857) Australia 1929 9d Violet Kangaroo sml. Multi. Wmk. Mint unhinged block of 4, well centred. Few ragged perfs at top, but well centred. Minor overall gum toning. Cat $1500 as single stamps, price $749

 

K392) Australia 1929 1/- Blue Green sml. Multi. Wmk Kangaroo Mint unhinged Bock of 4. Well centred full perf block of 4. Right hand pair with lovely fresh gum, left two are “suntanned” visually very striking piece. Cat. $1200 as singles, price $595

 

K807) Australia 1929 1/- Deep Blue Green Kangaroo sml. multi. wmk. In Ash N over An imprint pair. Fresh mint very lightly hinged, (right stamp is unhinged) Full perf with reasonable centring. (r/h stamp is well centred) Cat. $775 as individual stamps. Price $575

 

K668) Australia 1929 1/- Blue-green Kangaroo small multiple watermark N over A Ash imprint pair BW 34(4)za, left hand unit with faint corner gum bend, centred to left, fresh MUH, Cat $600 as two single MUH stamps, Price $499

 

K808) Australia 1929 1/- Emerald Kangaroo small multiple watermark BW 34C, well centred, fresh MUH, Cat $500, Price $399

 

 

K809) Australia 1929 1/- Deep blue-green Kangaroo small multiple watermark BW 34B, centred slightly to lower right, fresh MUH, Cat $500, Price $349

 

K949) Australia 1929 1/- Deep Blue-Green Kangaroo sml. Multi. Wmk. In postally used block of 4 cancelled Nth. Adelaide cds’s of 2 MA 30. Scarce shade, rare in used blocks. Couple of nibbed perfs at top. Cat. $300 as single stamps, price $259

 

K81) Australia 1929 5/- Grey & Yellow Orange Kangaroo, small multiple wmk. Perf OS cto. Has broken coast near Sydney, and elongated Spencer Gulf. ACSC 44(D)f, full perfs, centred to top left. Cat. $450, nice fresh looking stamp. Price $269

 

K942) Australia 1929 5/- Grey & Yellow Orange Kangaroo, small multiple wmk. cto. perf. OS with lightly hinged gum. Centred a little to right, good perfs. Cat. $250, price $175

 

K265) Australia 1932 Kangaroo 6d pale chestnut SM wmk opt 'OS' BW 22(OS)B FU. Price $59

 

C of A Watermark

 

K439) Australia 1932 9d Violet C of A Wmk Kangaroo Die IIB Plate3 1st state. Fresh Mint lightly hinged Imprint strip of 6. Centred to left on 1st 3 stamps, and well centred on 2nd 3, all with full perfs. ACSC 29Aza with variety f, “Vertical white scratch over 2nd N of Nine”. Lovely positional piece. Minimum Cat. $660, price $525

 

K471) Australia 1945 Kangaroo 2/- maroon C of A wmk die II 14mm gutter Imprint blk of 10 BW 41zb, Price $149

 

K473) Australia 1945 Kangaroo 2/- maroon C of A wmk die II 25mm gutter imprint blk BW 41zd, cat $150 for hinged, MUH Price $129

 

K415) Australia 1932 10/- Grey Black & Pink Kangaroo C of A wmk ACSC 50Azc Well centred very fine & fresh mint unhinged hinged imprint pair, perfectly centred with full perfs. Includes the variety va, Open Mouthed Kangaroo. A very RARE Exhibition Piece. The pair is not priced unhinged, but at $3750 for hinged. The Imprint adds a big premium.  There was no such pair or block in the Arthur Gray Collection. Figuring this logically, the Imprint pair for the normal Grey & Pink printing catalogues $3750 for hinged and do sell close to this price, 5 x the mint stamp and the premium for mint unhinged is x 2.5. This gives us a value of $9375. Price for this stunning piece $7500

 

K389) Australia 1932 10/- Grey & Pink C of A wmk Kangaroo. Mint lightly hinged, ovpt. Specimen type C. Full perf example, centred high. ACSC 50Ax, scarce stamp, cat. $850 price $675

 

K615) Australia 1932 10/- Grey Black & Analine Pink Kangaroo C of A wmk, ACSC 50D cat $750. With telegraph puncture, centred to lower left, pulled perf at top, a rare shade. Price $149

 

K430) Australia 1931 – 36 10/- - £2 C of A Kangaroos, ovpt. Specimen Type D. Fine mint unhinged, better centred than average for these and with good perfs. Cat. $485, Price $269

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Mid – Late May 2021

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%

All discounts can be applied to items from previous lists in order to achieve a higher discount level.

Layby welcome for orders above $500. Scans or colour photocopies of individual stamps, covers or sets are available on request.

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