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Mid - Late December 2018

Australia Kangaroos

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

K492) Australia 1913 1st wmk Kangaroos set to 1/- nice fine used all circular cancels and some are dated examples, Melbourne retail $195, 10 stamps, price $135

K493) Another as above, same price $135  

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 

PM30F) 100 mixed Kangaroos, unpicked for watermarks, postmarks, varieties or shades. Values to 2/-, great value at under $2 per stamp. Not all are perfect but you will find some nice stamps. Price $195

PM30G) As above but 200 stamps, values to 5/-, price $395

PM30H) As above but 400 stamps values to 10/-, price $895

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

K86) Australia 1913 2d Grey 1st wmk Kangaroo Fresh Mint Unhinged, Centred to right, good perfs. Cat. $300, price. $119

K571) Australia 1913 2d Grey 1st wmk. Kangaroo, DOUBLE PERFS. Used parcel cancelled example with double perfs. at left and right. ACSC 5b, cat. $400. Has horizontal crease, not visible from front. Price $100

DB826) 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

K369) Australia 1913 3d olive die II Kangaroo ACSC 12B, cat $400 blue Brisbane cds, FU. Price $199

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

MOC46) Australia 1913 3d Olive 1st wmk Kangaroo, Die II, cto, cat $500. Attractive nicely centred stamp, very scarce. $329

AP49) Australia 1913 1st wmk 3d Yellow Olive Kangaroo, Die I, perf small OS, neat cds cancel. Cat. $100, my price $75

D34) Australia 1913 3d Olive Kangaroo, perf small OS DIE II, with Perth reg. cancel. Full perfs and centered right. Cat. $350, this one just $115

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

AU29) Australia 1913 KGV 4d Orange, Inverted wmk, MLH, Cat $80, cheap at $45

K380) Australia 1913 5d Chestnut 1st wmk Kangaroo. Superb Post Office fresh Unhinged left marginal block of 4. Perfect centring and perfs, fresh white gum. Has “AUSTRA” in margin at left. SG8, ACSC16A. Premium Exhibition Piece. There was no Mint Unhinged block of 4 in the Arthur Gray Collection! Price  $3250  

K14) Australia 1913 5d Chestnut Kangaroo, superb mint unhinged. Well centred and good perfs. Brilliant stamp hard to better! From top of sheet and showing borderline above watermark. Cat. $650. Price $595

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

K90) Australia 1913 6d Ultramarine Kangaroo 1st Wmk. Superb fault free well centred full perf. example. Cat. $875, price $549

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

K16) Australia 1913 6d Ultramarine Kangaroo 1st Wmk. Inverted. PERF SMALL OS. Superb fault free cds example well centred. Cat. $1500, price $1250

K352) Australia 1913 9d Deep Violet Kangaroo 1st wmk.  Post Office Fresh MUH. Superb shade, lovely stamp nicely centred with good perf. ACSC 24C. Supplied with Drury 2017 Cert. Cat. $1500, price $1195.

Oct14) Australia 1913 Kangaroo 9d Violet 1st wmk, mint lightly hinged. Retail $140, my price $110

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

Oct25) Australia 1913 Kangaroo 1/- Emerald 1st wmk, perf Small OS, mint lightly hinged,  cat $600, my price $345

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

D47) Australia 1913 2/- Brown Kangaroo 1st wmk, good average used, with oval registered cancel. Cat 85 pounds, price just $79

DB777) 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

NO14) Australia 1913 2/- Brown Kangaroo, 1st wmk  with “socked on nose” Parkville Victoria cds of SE 22 14. Lovely cancel, stamp has full perfs, brilliant colour. Centered to lower left. Cat. $250. Price $149

SE29) Australia 1913 2/- Brown 1st wmk. Kangaroo superb postally used, with centrally struck “Socked on nose” Perth cds, 5 FEB 15, well centered 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 centered and with good perfs. Cat
$500. Price $345

K656) Australia 1913 Grey & Yellow 1st wmk. Kangaroo, postally used. Cancelled by machine parcel type dated 23.JAN 13. This type of cancel rarely seen. Centred low with one short perf to right, there is a very small almost unperceivable thin to the centre of the map. Cheap at just $165

K335) Australia 1913 5/- Grey & Yellow 1st wmk. Kangaroo cto. Nice example with gum, cancelled Melbourne cto 3 DE 13. Full perfs. Centred lower right. Cat. $300, price $225

K18) Australia 1913 10/- Grey & Pink Kangaroo 1st wmk. Handstamped Specimen. Nice looking stamp. Couple of perf faults at lower left side, and gum a little aged. Cat. $750. Well priced at $465

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

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

ML418) Australia 1915 Second watermark 1/- Emerald well centred nice used, price $25

K319)  Australia 1915 2/- Light Brown Kangaroo 2nd wmk perf. OS.  Cancelled by cds  of Rialto, Melbourne, centred a little high, and with full perfs, difficult to find as nice as this. ACSC35ba,  cat. $400, price $295

MD36) Australia 1916 2/- Brown Kangaroo, 2nd wmk, lovely used example with Registered 8 DE 15 cds. Good perfs, centered 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 centered and with good perfs. Cat $350, price $195

NO8) Australia 1915 2/- Brown 2nd wmk Kangaroo. A lovely well centered full perf. example, with slightly heavy partial Sale, Victoria cds. Cat $350, my price under a half…$169

K322) Australia 1915 Light Brown Kangaroo 2nd wmk MINT UNHINGED.  Very attractive well centred full perf example. Gum is a little aged. ACSC 36 cat. $8500.  Price $3375

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

ML531) 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

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

K422) Australia 1917 2.5d Indigo (Analine) 3rd Wmk. Kangaroo, Inverted wmk. Fine fresh mint lightly hinged, nicely centred with full perfs. Analine is not recorded for this stamp, however its nearest relative in Analine, the 1/- rates a 10 x premium over the normal stamp. This would therefore give this stamp a catalogue value of $3250. Supplied with a 2018 Drury certificate.  Price $2500

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

MM45) Australia 1918 1/- 3rd wmk Turquoise Kangaroo, fresh mint unhinged, cat $275. Couple of nibbed perfs at top and a bit of a gum bend, hardly visible form the front make this a great budget buy at $98

D29) Australia 1918 3rd wmk 1/- Emerald Kangaroo, very fine postally full perf example
Part cds, Watermark Inverted. Cat $200. Price $110

K324) Australia 1918 10/- Grey & Intense Deep Analine Pink 3rd wmk. Kangaroo. ACSC 48D. Fine used with 2 partial cds cancels. Well centred example with full perfs. Cat. $600, price $449

K23) Australia 1918 5/- Grey-Black and Chrome Kangaroo 3rd wmk. Perf OS, indicative Well centred cto stamp. Few ragged perfs at top left side. No gum. Attractive looking. ACSC 44wa Cat. $300, price $149

K26) Australia 1916 10/- Grey and Deep Analine Pink Kangaroo 3rd wmk. Ovpt. SPECIMEN type B. Perfect centring and perfs, MINT UNHINGED. Post Office fresh and stunning colour. ACSC 48Bx Cat. $3000 without overprint, indicative Cat. price for this  would be $2400 based on scarcity. Price $1795

K156) Another, as above, mint lightly hinged, centred slightly high, couple of nibbed perfs along top. Cat. $600 Price $450

K326) Australia 1917 £1 Chocolate & Dull Blue 3rd wmk. Kangaroo, fine used. Cancelled by Melbourne Ship Mail Room cds. Attractive example well centred with mostly good perfs, just a couple nibbed at lower left. ACSC 52A. Price $1795

K327) Australia 1917 £1 Chestnut and Blue 3rd wmk. Kangaroo, fine used. Socked on nose with Hillgrove Grove NSW cds of 10 AP 18. Attractive example well centred with full perfs. ACSC 52B. Price $2250

ML419) Australia 1924 Third watermark 2/- maroon well centred FU, cancelled partial cds of Maryborough Vic.  6FE28. Price $30

K323) Australia 1924 £1 Grey 3rd wmk. Kangaroo Mint Unhinged. Attractive  example with full perfs, centred a little to right. Has some very minor gum toning. ACSC 53, Cat. $3750, priced very well at  $1875

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

K158) Australia 1924 £1 Grey 3rd wmk. Kangaroo Ovpt. Specimen type C. Fresh mint lightly hinged example, perfectly centred  with full perfs. Has unrecorded variety, damaged top horizontal to E.   price $495

K321) Australia 1924 £1 Grey 3rd wmk. Kangaroo Ovpt. Specimen type D. Fresh mint unhinged example with full perfs, beautifully centred! Cat. $850, price $650

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

K489) Australia 1929 6d Pale Chestnut Kangaroo, sml. Multi. wmk. Perf OS Mint Block of 4. Top two stamps are lightly hinged, lower two are fresh unhinged. Centred to lower left and with a few nibbed perfs. Still an attractive block, cat. $370 as singles. ACSC 22Bb. Has unrecorded variety: “Break in lower right frame on stamp 1, Priced very well at $159 

ML537) Australia 1929 9d Violet Kangaroo smw. Fresh mint very lightly hinged, centred a little left. ACSC 28A cat. $175, price under a half $69   

K488) Australia 1929 9d Pale Violet Kangaroo smw. Fresh mint hinged, centred  left and with a few uneven perfs. This is a Die II Substitution from plate 4. ACSC 28B (4)  cat. $300, priced well under a half $139   

K564) Australia 1929 1/- Blue – Green SMW Kangaroo, mint unhinged. Well centred full perf. stamp, cat. $300. ACSC34A  Price $200

GG16K381) Australia 1929 10/- Grey & Pale Pink sml. Multi. wmk. Kangaroo. A Post Office Fresh perfectly centred and with full perfs example, very lightly hinged. A premium stamp. ACSC 49, cat. $1100, price $995
K382)  Australia 1929 £2 Purple Grey & Rose Crimson smw. Kangaroo, Ovpt. “SPECIMEN” . ACSC 57x. Lovely looking fault free stamp perfectly centred and with full perfs. lightly hinged. Cat. $900. A premium example.  Price $795

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   

K383) Australia 1932 9d Violet Kangaroo, C of A wmk. Well centred mint block of 4. Lovely fresh looking block. Top two stamps have the merest touch of a hinge, lower two have been twice hinged. Blocks are scarce, especially so well centred. Price $349

K415) Australia 1932 Grey & Pink C of A wmk Kangaroos. 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

K423) Australia 1932 10/- Grey & Pink Kangaroo C of A wmk ACSC50A. A fine fresh and well centred full perf. example  lightly hinged. Supplied with a 2018 Drury certificate. Cat. $750, however this is a premium stamp. The catalogue is certainly out of whack  on this item. Price $895

BD11) Australia 1932 10/- Grey & Pale Rose Crimson (Analine)  Kangaroo, C of A wmk. Scarcest shade of this stamp, ACSC 50C. Cancelled by Sydney cds, and with MISPLACED KANGAROO, not listed for this stamp. The Kangaroo is shifted approx. 5m to the right leaving the tail 3mm outside the map. Misplacements such as this are usually cat. Around the $5000 level. Visually very attractive. Price $2950

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

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   

KK253) Australia 1931-36 5/- - One Pound C of A Kangaroos, fine cds used set of 3 . Good perfs all round, centring varies. Cat.  $785, price $469

K333) Australia 1935 £1 Grey C of A wmk. Kangaroo VFU. Attractive  example well centred  with full perfs, cancelled by small part WA cds to top right. ACSC 54,  Cat. $450, they do not come much better than this. Price $375

K354) Australia 2007 Kangaroos High Values Proof Card, produced as pre-publicity for the Arthur Gray sale. One of these sold for US$187.50 on eBay a few years ago! Price $29 (10 available)


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