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Sale 1081 — The Goldfarm Collection of Australia Kangaroo and Map Series

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 October, 2014

Category — Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3001
E
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3001, Essays1911 Stamp Design Competition Essay Entry by J.E. Wilby, 1911 Stamp Design Competition Essay Entry by J.E. Wilby1911 Stamp Design Competition Essay Entry by J.E. Wilby. Photographic stamp-sized essay of a 2p design featuring a kangaroo, ostrich and Coat-of-Arms within a crudely drawn map, with larger than usual margins around the design and signed “J.E. Wilby” of the Victorian Government Printing Office, Very Fine, ex Gray

E. 400-500
200
3002
E
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3002, Essays2p Yellow Green on Unwatermarked Wove Paper, Kangaroo and Map Third Essay, with Only One Value Circle at Top, the Map Redrawn and Tasmania included (BW KE22D), 2p Yellow Green on Unwatermarked Wove Paper, Kangaroo and Map Third Essay, with Only One Value Circle at Top, the Map Redrawn and Tasmania included (BW KE22D)2p Yellow Green on Unwatermarked Wove Paper, Kangaroo and Map Third Essay, with Only One Value Circle at Top, the Map Redrawn and Tasmania included (BW KE22D). Measuring 31 x 44mm, quite bright and fresh, couple of unimportant hinge thins

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE KANGAROO ESSAY OF WHICH ONLY NINE TWO-PENCE DESIGNS EXIST AND THIS BEING THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE IN THIS COLOR.

A historically important essay whose design was unaccepted due to controversial “rabbit” in front of the kangaroo. Ex Kilfoyle and Morgan

A$ 18,000
8,000
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3003
E
Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3003, Essays3p Yellow Green on Unwatermarked Wove Paper, Kangaroo and Map Third Essay, with Only One Value Circle at Top, the Map Redrawn and Tasmania included (BW KE23D), 3p Yellow Green on Unwatermarked Wove Paper, Kangaroo and Map Third Essay, with Only One Value Circle at Top, the Map Redrawn and Tasmania included (BW KE23D)3p Yellow Green on Unwatermarked Wove Paper, Kangaroo and Map Third Essay, with Only One Value Circle at Top, the Map Redrawn and Tasmania included (BW KE23D). Measuring 30 x 35mm, quite bright and fresh, unimportant hinge thin

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE KANGAROO ESSAY OF WHICH ONLY SEVEN THREE-PENCE DESIGNS EXIST AND THIS BEING THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE IN THIS COLOR.

Another historically important essay whose design was unaccepted due to controversial “rabbit” in front of the kangaroo. Ex Kilfoyle and Morgan

A$ 18,000
9,500
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