unused Block of Four £2 black and rose, a block of four with much original gum and fairly well-centred; the right vertical pair each with a tiny black ink mark on face. Extremely rare, one of only two blocks in private hands. S.G. 16, £9000. Photo
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Note: In "The Australian Commonwealth Specialists' Catalogue" for Kangaroos, Brusden White state "It is believed that only one mint block of 4 of the First Watermark £2 Kangaroo now survives in private hands".