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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
 
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
 
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

K3045) Australia 1913 2½d Indigo Kangaroo First watermark BW 9, couple of nibbled perfs at right, centred a little to the left, MUH, Cat $375, Price $269

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

K3047) Australia 1913 5d Chestnut Kangaroo First watermark BW 16, centred to the left, very lightly hinged Mint, Cat $250, Price $199

K3048) Australia 1913 5d Chestnut Kangaroo First watermark BW 16, pulled perf at top, centred a little low, hinge remains Mint, Cat $250, Price $149

K3046) Australia 1913 5d Chestnut Kangaroo First watermark BW 16, pulled perf at right, centred to lower right, hinge remains Mint, Cat $250, Price $129

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
 
K4163) Australia 1915 5/- Deep grey & yellow Kangaroo Second watermark, variety ‘watermark inverted’ BW 43a, usual fluffy perfs with pulled perf at top, Sydney parcel roller cancel, well centred Good used, Cat $750, Price $399
 
K4160) Australia 1915 5/- Deep grey & yellow Kangaroo Second watermark punctured ‘OS’ BW 43b, nibbled perf at top left, centred slightly to lower right, neat cds cancel, attractive stamp, Cat $700, Price $449
 
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
 
3rd Watermark

 
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

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

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
 
K4198) Australia 1918 5/- Grey-black & yellow-orange Kangaroo Third watermark variety ‘White flaw on kangaroo’s leg’ CTO BW 44Bw(V)k, nicely centred, variety Cat $425 + premium for CTO & scarcer shade, Price $549
 
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

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
 
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

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
 
K4244) Australia 1918 5/- Grey & yellow Kangaroo Third watermark BW 44D, nibbled perf at left, well centred, slightly untidy cancel Nice used, Cat $250, Price $149
 
K4196) Australia 1918 10/- Grey & pale aniline pink Kangaroo Third watermark BW 48E, nibbled perf at right, centred to upper left, slightly untidy cds cancels Nice used, Cat $425, Price $299
 
K4200) Australia 1918 10/- Grey & pale aniline pink Kangaroo Third watermark punctured ‘OS’ CTO BW 48Ewa, couple of nibbled perfs at left, centred to lower right, Cat $200, Price $129

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

K536) Australia 1924 £1 Grey 3rd wmk. Kangaroo ovpt. Specimen type D. Fresh mint unhinged, centred right. Price $595
 
K4205) Australia 1924 £1 Grey Kangaroo Third watermark BW 53, nibbled perf at top, faintest trace of red crayon mark at right, well centred, light ‘REGISTERED’ cds, attractive, Cat $575, Price $429

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

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
 
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
 
K4242) Australia 1929 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo SM watermark BW 45, couple of nibbled perfs at base, neat parcel cancel Good used, Cat $250, Price $149

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

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

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

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

K4195) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo C of A watermark BW 46A, centred to upper left, light centrally struck ‘MELBOURNE’ cds, Nice used, Cat $35, Price $29
 
K4243) Australia 1932 10/- Grey & pink Kangaroo C of A watermark BW 50A, slightly rounded lower right corner perf, indistinct cds cancel. Nice used, Cat $300, Price $129
 
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
 
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
 
K4151) Australia 1932 5/- Grey & yellow-orange Kangaroo C of A watermark, CTO with lightly hinged gum BW 46Aw, with varieties ‘Breaks in coast of Bight’ (different location to var (D)t) & ‘Kangaroo’s ears missing’ (very similar to (V)n which is only listed in third wmk for the 5/-), striking variety, normal CTO Cat $60, Price $199
 
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

TO MAKE AN OFFER
please contact Kevin Morgan on:
Phone:  0425 795 693
Email:  
kevinmorgan2@live.com

Post:  PO BOX 1290, Upwey, Victoria, Australia, 3158 

BID OR BUY SALE!
ENDS 15th June 2024
 
Buy now at the listed price and get discounts up to 30% - or bid your own price – minimum bid is 50% of list price. Bids will be calculated to find the winner on Sunday 16th of June for those lots not already sold.​

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.
No discounts apply to items purchased on Layby

Layby welcome for orders above $500. Scans or colour photocopies of individual stamps, covers or sets are available on request.
 
Many smaller items, including a lot 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. We accept all cards and PayPal at no fee. Hours generally 9am – 4.30 Mon – Fri, but we will often answer the phone after hours.
 
All of our items carry our guarantee that if significantly mis-described, they may be returned to us within 7 days of your receipt.

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