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Australia Kangaroos

 

SETS

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

K1448) Australia 1913 1d Red Kangaroo First watermark die I with crisp, centrally struck almost complete ‘COOROORAH/29DE1913/QUEENSLAND’ cds, stated to have been in use 8/3/1914 until 16/1/1915 so this appears to be three months earlier than the earliest recorded date, rated 4R, Price $199

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

K2005) Australia 1913 1d Red die I Kangaroo First watermark variety ‘White scratch from L of AUSTRALIA near coast’ BW 2(C)f, quite well centred with light cds cancel Cat $25, Price $19.99
 
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

K4054) Australia 1913 2d Grey Kangaroo First watermark punctured large ‘OS’ BW 5bb, centred high, very light cds cancel, Fine used Cat $25, Price $19.99

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

K2006) Australia 1913 2d Grey Kangaroo First watermark variety ‘Retouched left frame & shading NW of map’ BW 5(1)k, centred to left, slightly disturbed gum due to careless hinging Mint, Cat $250, Price $179
 
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

K4059) Australia 1913 2½d Indigo Kangaroo First watermark punctured large ‘OS’ BW 9ba, couple of nibbled perfs, centred to upper left, very light cds cancel, Fine used Cat $300, Price $229

K2007) Australia 1913 2½d Indigo Kangaroo First watermark BW 9, centred a little to the left, some hinge remains Mint, Cat $150, Price $99

K1540) Australia 1913 2½d Indigo Kangaroo 1st watermark BW 9, centred slightly to the right, fresh MUH, Cat $375, Price $329
 
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

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

K4055) Australia 1913 4d Orange Kangaroo First watermark punctured large ‘OS’ BW 15ba, one nibbled perf at right, centred to the left, light cds cancel, Fine used Cat $80, Price $59

K2010) Australia 1913 4d Orange Kangaroo First watermark BW 15, centred to lower right, very lightly hinged Mint, Cat $275, Price $179

K1425) Australia 1913 4d Orange (ANILINE) Kangaroo First watermark BW 15B, nicely centred, couple of slightly nibbled perfs, light indistinct cds, Nice used, Cat $275, Price $199
 
K1416) Australia 1913 4d Orange Kangaroo First watermark BW 15, horizontal pair punctured ‘T’, one nibbled perf on left unit, light, slightly smudged cds cancels, attractive multiple, Price $129

K1542) Australia 1913 5d Chestnut Kangaroo 1st watermark BW 16, nibbled perf at right, centred to the left, fresh MUH, Cat $675, Price $449
 
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

K1543) Australia 1913 6d Ultramarine Kangaroo 1st watermark BW 17, nibbled perf at base, centred to the upper right, fresh MUH, Cat $875, Price $599

K4048) Australia 1913 9d Pale violet Kangaroo First watermark BW 24B, horizontal pair, short perfs on l/h unit, light cds cancels, attractive multiple, Cat $120, Price $79

K2014) Australia 1913 9d Violet Kangaroo First watermark BW 24, centred a little to lower right, centrally struck bold ‘GAFFNEY’S CREEK/VIC’’ cds, Nice used, Cat $40, Price $24.99

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

K2058) Australia 1913 9d Violet Kangaroo first watermark BW 24, lightlly toned perf at base & one slightly nibbled perf at left, well centred lightly hinged Mint, Cat $200, Price $139

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

K4064) Australia 1913 2/- Brown Kangaroo First watermark BW 35, one slightly nibbled perf at right, well centred, crisp corner cds, Fine used, attractive stamp, Cat $250, Price $219
 
K1373) Australia 1913 2/- Brown Kangaroo First watermark BW 35, nibbled perf at top, very well centred, commercially used with light indistinct cds cancel, Nice used, Cat $250, Price $189
 
K1372) Australia 1913 2/- Brown Kangaroo First watermark BW 35, couple of nibbled perfs, centred to upper left, commercially used with light indistinct cds cancels, Nice used, Cat $250, Price $169
 
K1376) Australia 1913 2/- Brown Kangaroo First watermark BW 35, few nibbled perfs, centred high, commercially used with light indistinct cds cancels, Nice used, Cat $250, Price $169

K1374) Australia 1913 2/- Brown Kangaroo 1st wmk BW 35, couple of nibbled perfs, centred to upper left, commercially used with bold centrally struck “MELBOURNE’ cds, Good used, Cat $250, Price $149

2ND Watermark

 
K1353) Australia 1915 2d Grey 2nd wmk. Kangaroo, perf. OS NSW with slogan cancel. Scarce. Price $125
 
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

K1547) Australia 1915 2d Grey Kangaroo 2nd watermark BW 6, centred to the right, fresh MUH, Cat $425, Price $349
 
K1537) Australia 1915 2½d Indigo Kangaroo 2nd watermark BW 10, centred a little low, very faint overall gum toning MUH, Cat $400, Price $229
 
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

K2017) Australia 1915 1/- Green Kangaroo Second watermark BW 31, centred to lower right, barest hinge touch fresh Mint, Cat $375, Price $279

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
 
K1378) Australia 1915 2/- Light brown Kangaroo Second watermark BW 36, one nibbled perf at right, quite well centred, light cds cancel, Cat $350, Price $269
 
K1379) Australia 1915 2/- Light brown Kangaroo Second watermark BW 36, centred to lower left, very faint red crayon mark at upper left, light cds cancel, Cat $350, Price $219

K1382) Australia 1915 2/- Light brown Kangaroo Second watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 36ba, centred to upper right, some faint crayon marks on reverse only, light indistinct cds cancel, Cat $400, Price $299
 
K1381) Australia 1915 2/- Light brown Kangaroo Second watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 36ba, centred to top, nibbled perf at right, machine cancel, Cat $400, Price $249
 
K1383) Australia 1915 2/- Light brown Kangaroo Second watermark variety ‘Colour spot off WA coast’ BW 36(1)g, nibbled perf at top, heavyish parcel cancel well clear of the variety, centred slightly to the right, Good used, Cat $600, Price $329
 
K1421) Australia 1915 2/- Light brown Kangaroo Second watermark BW 36, perf fault at right, slightly smudged cds cancel, Nice used, Cat $350, Price $199
 
3RD Watermark
 
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

K1535) Australia 1918 2½d Deep blue Kangaroo 3rd watermark BW 11, one slightly nibbled perf at right, centre to the right, fresh MUH, Cat $100, Price $69

K1534) Australia 1915 3d Olive die II Kangaroo 3rd watermark BW 13F, couple of nibbled perfs at base, faint gum bend, nicely centred fresh MUH, Cat $1100, Price $749
 
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

K4049) Australia 1915 6d Pale greyish-violet Kangaroo Third watermark BW 19G, centred to the right, couple of nibbled perfs at top, crisp, light cds cancel, Harrison printing shade Cat $150, Price $99

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

K1370) Australia 1916 2/- Brownish-grey Kangaroo Third watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 27I, centred slightly to the right, few nibbled perfs at base, untidy cds cancel, a scarce shade only recorded punctured ‘OS’, Cat $500, Price $299

K2033) Australia 1916 2/- Pale brown Kangaroo Third watermark BW 37B, well centred lightly hinged Mint, Cat $600, Price $549
 
K1367) Australia 1916 2/- Brown Kangaroo Third watermark variety ‘Flaw on S of AUSTRALIA’ BW 37(2)j, centred slightly to the right, couple of nibbled perfs, parcel cancel, Cat $450, Price $279
 
K1368) Australia 1916 2/- Brown Kangaroo Third watermark variety ‘Break in left frame opposite base of A of AUSTRALIA’ BW 37(2)m, centred to the right, light parcel cancel, Cat $300, Price $199
 
K1371) Australia 1916 2/- Brown Kangaroo Third watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 37ba, centred to the right, one nibbled perf at right, light cds cancel Fine used, Cat $125, Price $79

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
 
K1030) Australia 1917 2½d Blue Kangaroo third watermark BW 11, well centred fresh MUH, Cat $100, Price $79
 
K1424) Australia 1917 5/- Grey & dark yellow Kangaroo 3rd wmk BW 44, one slightly nibbled perf at right, centred to right, light, crisp centrally struck ‘NORTHCOTE/3SE24/VIC’ cds, Fine used, Cat $250, Price $179

K4061) Australia 1918 9d Pale violet Kangaroo Third watermark die IIB BW 27B, centred slightly to the right, lightly hinged Mint, Cat $150, Price $129

K2028) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & yellow Kangaroo Third watermark BW 44, nibbled perf at left, neat, centrally struck ‘SYDNEY’ cds, well centred Nice used, Cat $250, Price $129
 
K2035) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & yellow Kangaroo Third watermark BW 44, indistinct oval cancel, centred to the lower left, Nice used, Cat $250, Price $129

K3058) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark BW 44D, centred to lower right, light, crisp indistinct cds cancels, Fine used, Cat $250, Price $149

K3059) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark BW 44D, centred a little high, light, crisp WILLIAMSTOWN? cds cancel, Fine used, Cat $250, Price $149

K3064) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark BW 44D, short perf & corner bend, both at upper right, well centred, light, bold MELBOURNE cds cancel, Fine used, Cat $250, Price $109

K3065) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark BW 44D, short perf at lower right, centred to lower right, light, indistinct cds cancel, Fine used, Cat $250, Price $119

K3070) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark BW 44D, uneven ‘fluffy’ perfs at top & base, well centred, indistinct slightly untidy central cds cancel, Nice used, Cat $250, Price $109

K3066) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark BW 44D, few nibbled perfs, centred a little low, light, indistinct cds cancel, Fine used, Cat $250, Price $109

K3071) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark BW 44D, couple of nibbled perfs at lower left, centred to the right, bold centrally struck ‘SYDNEY’ cds cancel, Nice used, Cat $250, Price $119

K3067) Australia 1918 5/- Grey-black & chrome Kangaroo third watermark BW 44A, couple of nibbled perfs, centred a little low, light, centrally struck ‘SPENCER ST’ cds cancel, Fine used, Cat $250, Price $119

K3068) Australia 1918 5/- Grey-black & chrome Kangaroo third watermark BW 44A, centred a little high, indistinct centrally struck light cds cancels, Fine used, Cat $250, Price $139

K3069) Australia 1918 5/- Grey-black & chrome Kangaroo third watermark BW 44A, some ‘fluffy’ perfs, centred to the right, light, centrally struck ‘SPENCER ST’ cds cancel, Fine used, Cat $250, Price $119

K3073) Australia 1918 5/- Grey-black & chrome Kangaroo third watermark BW 44A, central thin, ‘fluffy’ perfs, well centred, light, centrally struck ‘MELBOURNE’ cds cancel, Nice used, Cat $250, Price $59

K3074) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark variety ‘White collar on kangaroo’ BW 44(V)t, centred to the right, ‘fluffy’ perfs, very light parcel cancel, Nice used, Cat $425, Price $249

K3077) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo third watermark variety ‘Tail & grass at right sliced off’ BW 44(V)v, centred to upper right, slightly nibbled perf at base, very light parcel cancel, Nice used, Cat $425, Price $249

K3075) Australia 1918 5/- Grey-black & yellow-orange Kangaroo third watermark BW 44B, centred slightly to the lower left, light parcel cancel, Nice used example of a scarcer shade, Cat $375, Price $229

K2024) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & yellow Kangaroo Third watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 44b, one nibbled perf at left, light, slightly smudged cds cancel, quite well centred Nice used, Cat $200, Price $129
 
K1398) Australia 1918 5/- Deep grey & yellow Kangaroo second watermark punctured ‘OS’ variety ‘Broken tail on kangaroo’ BW 43(V)e/b, nicely centred, shallow thin at left, bold cds cancels, Cat $900, Price $499
 
K1397) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & deep yellow Kangaroo Third watermark BW 44, centred low, some fluffy perfs, light hinge remains Mint, Cat $475, Price $379

K1388) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & deep yellow Kangaroo Third watermark BW 44, some fluffy perfs, nicely centred, light centrally struck cds, Fine used, Cat $250, Price $169
 
K1394) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & pale yellow Kangaroo Third watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO BW 44wa, quite well centred, Cat $200, Price $169

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

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

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

K1551) Australia 1919 9d Violet die IIB Kangaroo 3rd watermark BW 27, one slightly nibbled perf at base, centred slightly to the right, fresh MUH, Cat $375, Price $279

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

K2018) Australia 1920 1/- Blue-green Kangaroo Third watermark die IIB variety ‘Watermark sideways’ BW 33aa, centred high, lightly hinged Mint, Cat $275, Price $179
 
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

K1552) Australia 1920 1/- Blue-green die IIB Kangaroo 3rd watermark BW 33, centred a little high, fresh MUH, Cat $425, Price $339
 
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
 
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

K1533) Australia 1923 3d Olive die IIB Kangaroo 3rd watermark BW 14, couple of nibbled perfs at upper right, centred a little to the right, fresh MUH, Cat $225, Price $139

K1550) Australia 1923 6d Chestnut Kangaroo 3rd watermark BW 21, slightly nibbled perf at right, centred to the right, fresh MUH, Cat $100, Price $59

K2011) Australia 1923 6d Chestnut Kangaroo Third watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 21ba somewhat over-inked, few nibbled perfs at left, cds cancel Good used with CTO normal for comparison, unusual, Price $59
 
K1531) Australia 1923 6d Chestnut Kangaroo 3rd watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 21ba, horizontal strip of 3, centred to lower right, some light gum bends, centre stamp unaffected, MUH, Cat $525, Price $329

K4063) Australia 1923 6d Chestnut Kangaroo Third watermark BW 21, slightly nibbled perf at right, nicely centred, lightly hinged Mint, Cat $40 Price $29
 
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
 
K1365) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo Third watermark BW 38, ‘fluffy ‘perfs, centred to the right, MUH, Cat $750, Price $599

K1363) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo Third watermark BW 38, ‘fluffy ‘perfs, light hinge remains, quite well centred Mint, Cat $300, Price $229
 
K1364) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo Third watermark BW 38, light hinge remains, centred high, small paper inclusion at upper left Mint, Cat $300, Price $229

K4005) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark variety ‘White dog leg flaw through SH to value circle, advanced state’ BW 38(2)fa, centred to lower right, very light parcel cancel, Nice used Cat $150, Price $99

K4006) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark variety ‘Break in left frame opposite base of A of AUSTRALIA’ BW 38(2)m, nibbled perf & corner bend at upper right, centred to lower right, untidy indistinct cds cancel, Nice used Cat $300, Price $99

K4003) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark BW 38, centred slightly high, light slightly smudged indistinct cds cancel, Fine used Cat $60, Price $49

K4004) Australia 1924 2/- Deep maroon Kangaroo third watermark BW 38B, centred low, light central horizontal crease, couple of nibbled perfs, centrally struck REGISTERED cds cancel, Nice used, distinctive scarce shade Cat $375, Price $179

K3095) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO with gum BW 38wc, centred to lower left, Cat $100, Price $69

K3096) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO with gum BW 38wc, centred to lower left, Cat $100, Price $69

K3099) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 38ba, ‘fluffy’ perfs at base, centred to left, indistinct cds cancel, Cat $100, Price $69

K3097) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 38ba, two nibbled perfs at top, centred low, ‘MELBOURNE’ cds, Cat $100, Price $59

K3098) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 38ba, few short perfs, centred to lower left, indistinct cds cancel, Cat $100, Price $49

K4001) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 38ba, few nibbled perfs, centred low, indistinct cds cancel, Cat $100, Price $59

K4002) Australia 1924 2/- Maroon Kangaroo third watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 38ba, few nibbled perfs, centred to lower right, indistinct cds cancel, Cat $100, Price $59
 
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

K1555) Australia 1929 6d Chestnut Kangaroo SM watermark BW 22, centred to the left, fresh MUH, Cat $100, Price $69

K4060) Australia 1929 6d Chestnut Kangaroo SM watermark overprinted ‘OS’ BW 22(OS), faint corner bend, well centred lightly hinged Mint, Cat $90, Price $69

K3010) Australia 1929 6d Chestnut Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO BW 22wb, centred to the right, with gum, Cat $18, Price $14.99

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

K1556) Australia 1929 9d Violet Kangaroo SM watermark BW 28, lower left corner example, centred low, fresh MUH, Cat $375, Price $299

K4058) Australia 1929 9d Violet Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO, BW 28wb, centred slightly to upper left, with gum, Cat $50, Price $39

K1530) Australia 1929 9d Violet Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 28b, centred to the right, very lightly hinged Mint, Cat $375, Price $249

K4067) Australia 1929 1/- Blue-green Kangaroo SM watermark BW 34 with private puncture ‘DJ/Ltd’ of David Jones Ltd, centred low, light parcel cancel, Price $19.99

K4040) Australia 1929 1/- Blue-green Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 34b, centred to lower left, light parcel cancel, Cat $30, Price $19.99

K4056) Australia 1929 1/- Blue-green Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO, BW 34wa, unusually well centred, full unhinged gum, Cat $60, Price $55

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

K4057) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO, BWwa(should be wb), unusually well centred, full unhinged gum, Cat $75, Price $69

K1186) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark BW 39, centred to the right, barest hinge touch Mint, Cat $300, Price $229

K4009) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark CTO with gum BW 39w, centred to upper left, Cat $125, Price $89

K4008) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark CTO with gum BW 39w, nibbled perf at right, centred to the right, Cat $125, Price $79

K4014) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark variety ‘White flaw under Tasmania’ BW 39(1)o, two nibbled perfs at top, nicely centred, neat parcel cancel, Nice used Cat $150, Price $89

K4007) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark variety ‘Two nicks in left frame opposite middle of WA’ BW 39(2)n, two nibbled perfs at top, nicely centred, neat parcel cancel, Nice used Cat $125, Price $79

K4015) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark variety ‘Two nicks in left frame opposite middle of WA’ BW 39(2)n, few nibbled perfs, nicely centred, slightly smudged cds cancel, Nice used Cat $125, Price $69

K4012) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO with gum BW 39wa, centred to the left, Cat $75, Price $65

K4011) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO with unhinged gum BW 39wa, nibbled perf at base, centred to the right, Cat $75, Price $59

K4010) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO with gum BW 39wa, centred to lower right, Cat $75, Price $59

K4013) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO with gum BW 39wa, couple of nibbled perfs, centred to upper left, Cat $75, Price $49
 
K1384) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark BW 39, centred slightly high, corner cds Fine used, Cat $50, Price $39

K1557) Australia 1929 2/- Maroon Kangaroo SM watermark BW 39, centred somewhat to the right, fresh MUH, Cat $750, Price $599
 
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

K2026) Australia 1929 5/- Grey & yellow Kangaroo SM watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO with gum BW 45wb, one nibbled perf at lower right, centred slightly to the left, Cat $250, Price $179

K3062) Australia 1929 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo SM watermark BW 45, nibbled perf at base, nicely centred, bold REGISTERED cds cancel, Fine used, Cat $250, Price $149

K2043) Australia 1930 £2 Grey-black & rose-crimson Kangaroo SM watermark overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ type ‘D’ with varieties ‘Colour spot on map North of Bight’ & ‘Muzzled kangaroo’ BW 57(D)t, 57(V)s (position R24), also unlisted ‘Broken top of 2 in value tablet’, centred to upper left, scarce combination of varieties Mint no gum, Price $999

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

C of A Watermark
 
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
 
K1529) Australia 1932 9d Violet Kangaroo C of A watermark BW 29, centred to left, fresh MUH, Cat $150, Price $109
 
K1430) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & Yellow C of A wmk. Kangaroo cto Melbourne with gum. Nice full perf. example, centred a lttle right. Cat. $60, price $45

K3087) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange C of A watermark variety ‘Missing upper shading lines in Bight’, appears to be an extreme example of BW 46(D)n, ‘Shading breaks in Bight’ nibbled lower left corner perf, centred to right, lightly hinged Mint, variety Cat $800, Price $399

K3081) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange C of A watermark BW 46, centred a little to the upper right, crisp indistinct cds cancel, Fine used, Cat $35, Price $29

K3089) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange C of A watermark variety ‘Ewe faced kangaroo’ BW 46(V)fa, nibbled perf at top, centred to lower right, slightly smudged cds cancels, Nice used, Cat $150, Price $69

K3090) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange C of A watermark variety ‘Spencer’s Gulf elongated & curved’ BW 46(D)h, two nibbled perfs at base, faint central wrinkle, centred to the right, cds cancel, Nice used Cat $150, Price $69

K3088) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange C of A watermark variety ‘Spencer’s Gulf elongated’ BW 46(D)o, centred to the left, bold parcel cancel, Cat $125, Price $79

K3091) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange C of A watermark variety ‘Spencer’s Gulf short’ BW 46(D)j, centred to the upper left, bold parcel cancel, Cat $125, Price $79

K3093) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange C of A watermark variety ‘White collar on kangaroo’ BW 46(V)t, nibbled perf at top, centred a little to the left, bold ‘LATE FEE’ cds cancels, Cat $150, Price $79

K2036) Australia 1932 10/- Dark grey & aniline-pink Kangaroo C of A watermark BW 50E, centred slightly to base, lightly hinged Mint, a scarce shade in well above average condition, Cat $2750, Price $2499

K2037) Australia 1932 10/- Dark grey & aniline-pink Kangaroo C of A watermark overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ type ‘D’ BW 50Exf, centred to upper left, MUH, BW does not list or price the different shades found with SPECIMEN overprints, but this has to be the scarcest, particularly MUH, Price $499

K1566) Australia 1932 10/- Grey & aniline pink Kangaroo C of A watermark BW 50D, very well centred & excellent perfs, a scarce shade, fresh MUH, ACSC states of the aniline shades: ‘most of the printing was probably withdrawn & destroyed following the issue of the 10/- Robes definitive in November 1938’ Rare in the condition, Cat $1750 for Mint, unpriced in BW for MUH, Price $3999

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

K1567) Australia 1932 £1 Grey Kangaroo C of A watermark BW 54, centred to the right, faint overall gum toning, excellent perfs, Cat $3500, Price $2299

K2049) Australia 1935 2/- Maroon Kangaroo C of A watermark N over A Ash imprint block of 4 BW 40(1)z, Mint no gum, Cat $125 as Mint, Price $39

K4016) Australia 1935 2/- Maroon Kangaroo C of A watermark, upper left corner example with variety ‘Chopped neck kangaroo State II with additional break in coast above kangaroo’ BW 40(1)da, couple of very faint gum bends, centred to upper left, MUH, Cat $125 as hinged, Price $149

K4017) Australia 1935 2/- Maroon Kangaroo C of A watermark, with variety ‘Chopped neck kangaroo State II with additional break in coast above kangaroo’ BW 40(1)da, centred a little to upper left, light cds cancel, Fine used, Cat $60, Price $49

K4018) Australia 1935 2/- Maroon Kangaroo C of A watermark, with variety ‘Chopped neck kangaroo State II with additional break in coast above kangaroo (early state of the latter)’ BW 40(1)da, couple of nibbled perfs, centred to upper left, light corner cds cancel, Fine used, Cat $60, Price $39

K3085) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo C of A watermark, variety ‘Shading breaks in bight’ BW 46(D)n, nibbled lower left corner perf, centred to the left, neat cds cancels, Cat $150, Price $89

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

 

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