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Auction: 18047 - The Chartwell Collection of Australian States and Commonwealth, an unreserved auction for the benefit of the Chartwell Philanthropic Educational Programme
Lot: 601

(x) Australian Commonwealth
The Kangaroo Issues
Small Multiple Watermark

Two Pounds
£2 black and rose, a magnificent lower left corner block of twenty-four (4x6) showing retouched shading between left frame and WA coast, white spot below "po" of "postage", broken value circle at right, red line on map north of Bight, cut in kangaroo's throat, white flaw on kangaroo's leg and weeping kangaroo, incredibly fresh unmounted mint. An exhibition showpiece. RPSV Certificate (2013). S.G. 114, £108,000; BW 57, $480,000. Photo

Stuart Hardy, May 2013

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