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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 October, 2014

Category — Second Watermark Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3057
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3057, Second Watermark Issue2-1/2p Indigo (BW 10z), 2-1/2p Indigo (BW 10z)2-1/2p Indigo (BW 10z). Bottom left corner margin CA monogram block of twelve, from the lower position of Plate 2, positions 43, 49 and 55 displaying distinctive heavy coastline to Western Australia on the three left stamps, lightly hinged on two stamps in top row and in selvage only, rest Mint N.H., near perfect centering throughout the multiple, fresh color, lightly folded along first row of horizontal perforations, small selvage tear at bottom (not monogram single)

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST QUALITY CA MONOGRAM MULTIPLES KNOWN OF THE SECOND WATERMARK TWO AND ONE-HALF PENNY INDIGO.

Ex Gray and Lord Steinberg. Catalogued as a hinged monogram strip of three, two hinged and seven never hinged stamps

A$ 8,450
5,500
3058
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3058, Second Watermark Issue2-1/2p Indigo (BW 10za), 2-1/2p Indigo (BW 10za)2-1/2p Indigo (BW 10za). Bottom margin inserted CA monogram single, from the upper position of Plate 1, h.r., well-centered, intense color, Very Fine and quite scarce

A$ 2,250
650
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3059
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3059, Second Watermark Issue2-1/2p Indigo (BW 10zc), 2-1/2p Indigo (BW 10zc)2-1/2p Indigo (BW 10zc). Bottom margin inserted JBC monogram horizontal pair, from the upper position of Plate 1, lightly hinged, especially well-centered and with deep rich color, Very Fine

A$ 2,425
700
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3060
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3060, Second Watermark Issue1sh Blue Green (BW 31zc), 1sh Blue Green (BW 31zc)1sh Blue Green (BW 31zc). Bottom margin JBC monogram single, from the lower position of Plate 2, very faintly hinged, rather well-centered for this, with large margins, distinctive color, small facial thin in sheet selvage

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. MONOGRAM PIECES, WHETHER SINGLES OR MULTIPLES, OF THE SECOND WATERMARK ONE-SHILLING VALUES ARE VERY RARE.

Few specialized collections of Kangaroos have an example of this monogram single

A$ 9,000
2,100
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3061
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Sale Number 1081, Lot Number 3061, Second Watermark Issue5sh Deep Gray and Yellow, Watermark Inverted (BW 43a; Scott 44a; SG 42w), 5sh Deep Gray and Yellow, Watermark Inverted (BW 43a; Scott 44a; SG 42w)5sh Deep Gray and Yellow, Watermark Inverted (BW 43a; Scott 44a; SG 42w). Relatively lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, intense colors, Extremely Fine, a choice example of this watermark variety

A$ 2,000
1,200
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