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1935 Kangaroos
Designer: William Blamire Young - Engraver: Samuel Reading - Printer: John Ash
Watermark 47 - Small Multiple Crowns over the letters "CofA"
referred to as the C of A watermark
The perforation has been listed as 12 or 11½ x 12, the actual size is 11.7 x 11.8 closer to 11¾ or 15 holes per inch.
Except for the 1945-48, 2/- stamp, one die was used to print ALL kangaroo stamps, the value was simply changed by
the insertion of value "plugs."
Issue as shown in brackets, with perforation 11.7 x 11.8
All stamps are listed in value order

1-17-3 2/- Maroon (6 August);
1-18-2 £1 Grey (November)

SPECIMEN

1-18-2 SPEC £1 Grey Specimen Overprint