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AUSTRALIA: KANGAROOS - FIRST WMK
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983
1912 Kangaroo ½d red ESSAY half-tone print (screen letterpress) on coated paper, being a proof reproduction made by photographing a perf type 3 Essay showing value tablet at top-left & a ?tuff of grass? in front of the kangaroo. VF UN as made, colour sl pale, full original size 72x77mm. ACSC KE 34 cat $10,000. Great rarity with only several recorded -ACSC states that only 2 full size & 2 cut-down examples recorded. 2005 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$5000
(US$3200)
(€2975)
(£2650)
  A$7000
(US$4480)
(€4165)
(£3710)
A$
984
½d Green INVERTED wmk, upper marginal strip of 4. Fresh MUH. SG 1bw cat £360 as 4 hinged singles, should be at least double, £720 for positional MUH strip. ACSC 1A cat $1100. (P)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
  A$500
(US$320)
(€298)
(£265)
A$
985
½d Green perf large OS left marginal blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG O1. ACSC 1bc cat $200. (P)
  A$100
(US$64)
(€60)
(£53)
  A$130
(US$83)
(€77)
(£69)
A$
986
½d Green & 1d red Die I, both perf large OS. F-VF fresh M/MLH. SG O1-2 cat £49. ACSC 1bc & 2ba cat $60. (2)
  A$20
(US$13)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$19)
(€18)
(£16)
A$
987
½d Green perf large OS marginal blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG O1 cat £112 for M, should be at least double, £224 MUH. ACSC 1bc cat $200+. (P)
  A$80
(US$51)
(€48)
(£42)
  A$120
(US$77)
(€71)
(£64)
A$
988
1d GREEN Die II (colour of ½d) PLATE PROOF on thick no wmk wove paper, rough line perf 12½. VFM, original gum. SG 2d(p). ACSC 3PP(2)A cat $10,000. Extremely rare & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$4000
(US$2560)
(€2380)
(£2120)
  A$6000
(US$3840)
(€3570)
(£3180)
A$
989
1d Red Die I, II & IIA,, plus Die I perf large OS, Die II & IIA both perf small OS. F-VF MUH, mostly fresh. SG 2, 2d, 2e, O2, O17d & e. ACSC cat $630. (6)
  A$150
(US$96)
(€89)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$160)
(€149)
(£133)
A$
990
1d Red Die I, error wmk sideways, crown pointing right (from front of stamp). F-VF fresh MLH. SG 2a cat £1600. ACSC 2aa cat $2250. (P)
  A$1000
(US$640)
(€595)
(£530)
  A$1500
(US$960)
(€893)
(£795)
A$
991
1d Red Die I wmk SIDEWAYS, crown points right (from front). U, sm thin. SG 2a cat £275. ACSC 2aa cat $450.
  A$50
(US$32)
(€30)
(£27)
  A$90
(US$58)
(€54)
(£48)
A$
992
1d Red Die I wmk SIDEWAYS, crown points left as seen from front. VF fresh MUH (sl redistributed gum?). SG 2aw cat £1800 for M. ACSC 2ab cat M $2250, cat $3500 MUH. (P)
  A$1300
(US$832)
(€774)
(£689)
  A$1800
(US$1152)
(€1071)
(£954)
A$
993
1d Red Die I perf large OS lower marginal blk of 4, unlisted variety right stamps with double right frames. F-VF fresh MUH. SG O2(var) cat £80 for M, should be at least double, £160 MUH. ACSC 2ba cat $300.
  A$70
(US$45)
(€42)
(£37)
  A$100
(US$64)
(€60)
(£53)
A$
994
1d Red Die I perf large OS LL cnr blk of 6 with CA monogram. F-VF MUH. SG O2(var). ACSC 2(c)ba/za cat $1725 as strip of 3 & 3 singles plus double, for perf large OS, thus $3450+ for this blk. (P)
  A$900
(US$576)
(€536)
(£477)
  A$1200
(US$768)
(€714)
(£636)
A$
995
1d Red Die I perf large OS LR cnr blk of 6 with JBC monogram. F-VF MUH, sl vert gum crease at left. SG O2(var). ACSC 2(c)ba/za cat $1725 as strip of 3 & 3 singles plus double, for perf large OS, thus $3450+ for this blk. (P)
  A$600
(US$384)
(€357)
(£318)
  A$800
(US$512)
(€476)
(£424)
A$
996
2d Grey blk of 4 variety 'break in Qld coast' on LR stamp. VF fresh MUH. SG 3(var). ACSC 5A(1)o cat $1800 inc premium for variety. (P)
  A$600
(US$384)
(€357)
(£318)
  A$800
(US$512)
(€476)
(£424)
A$
997
2d Very deep grey over-inked INVERTED wmk. VF fresh MUH appearance, LR cnr crease. SG 3w. ACSC 5Ca cat $750+. (P)
  A$150
(US$96)
(€89)
(£80)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
A$
998
2d Deep grey perf large OS. F-VF MUH. SG O3. ACSC 5Bbb cat $300. (P)
  A$90
(US$58)
(€54)
(£48)
  A$130
(US$83)
(€77)
(£69)
A$
999
2d Deep grey perf large OS. W/C, superb fresh MLH. SG O3 cat £60. ACSC 5Bbb cat $120. (P)
  A$60
(US$38)
(€36)
(£32)
  A$70
(US$45)
(€42)
(£37)
A$
1000
2d Deep grey perf small OS. VF fresh MUH. SG O18, ACSC 5Bbc cat $757 this shade. (P)
  A$110
(US$70)
(€65)
(£58)
  A$170
(US$109)
(€101)
(£90)
A$
1001
2½d Indigo, right marginal blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 4. ACSC 9A cat $1300. (P)
  A$700
(US$448)
(€417)
(£371)
  A$900
(US$576)
(€536)
(£477)
A$
1002
2½d Indigo, lower marginal blk of 4, LL stamp variety 'heavy WA coast'. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 4(var). ACSC 9A/(2)d cat $1625 as singles. (P)
  A$600
(US$384)
(€357)
(£318)
  A$800
(US$512)
(€476)
(£424)
A$
1003
2½d Indigo perf large OS. VF fresh M. SG O4 cat £350. ACSC 9Aba cat $550. (P)
  A$240
(US$154)
(€143)
(£127)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
A$
1004
2½d Indigo perf small OS, gutter margin at right. Superb fresh M. SG O19 cat £400. ACSC 9Abb cat $600. Scarce so nice. (P)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
  A$450
(US$288)
(€268)
(£239)
A$
1005
3d Olive Die I. VF fresh MUH. SG 5. ACSC 12A cat $600. (P)
  A$240
(US$154)
(€143)
(£127)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
A$
1006
3d Olive Die I. VF fresh MUH. SG 5. ACSC 12A cat $600. (P)
  A$160
(US$102)
(€95)
(£85)
  A$250
(US$160)
(€149)
(£133)
A$
1008
3d Olive Die I, top marginal blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 5. ACSC 12A cat $2400. (P)
  A$1000
(US$640)
(€595)
(£530)
  A$1200
(US$768)
(€714)
(£636)
A$
1009
3d Olive Die I INVERTED wmk (3). F-VF U. SG 5dw cat £240. ACSC 12Aa cat $675. (3)
  A$70
(US$45)
(€42)
(£37)
  A$120
(US$77)
(€71)
(£64)
A$
1010
3d Olive Die I. VF CTO Melbourne DE ?. SG 5(var), ACSC 12wb cat $50.
  A$20
(US$13)
(€12)
(£11)
  A$30
(US$19)
(€18)
(£16)
A$
1011
3d Olive Die I perf small OS. F-VF fresh MUH. SG O20. ACSC 12Abc cat $1250. (P)
  A$170
(US$109)
(€101)
(£90)
  A$250
(US$160)
(€149)
(£133)
A$
1012
3d Olive Die I perf small OS. VF fresh, W/C MLH. SG O20 cat £180.+ ACSC 12Abc cat $550. (P)
  A$180
(US$115)
(€107)
(£95)
  A$275
(US$176)
(€164)
(£146)
A$
1013
3d Olive Die I perf small OS UL cnr blk of 4. F-VF MUH, uneven gum colour. SG O20. ACSC 12Abc cat $5000 as singles. (P)
  A$400
(US$256)
(€238)
(£212)
  A$700
(US$448)
(€417)
(£371)
A$
1014
3d Olive Die II. VF fresh MLH. SG 5E cat £475. ACSC 12B cat $1250. (P)
  A$400
(US$256)
(€238)
(£212)
  A$500
(US$320)
(€298)
(£265)
A$
1015
4d Orange-yellow. F MUH, darker gum. SG 6a cat £500 for M, should be at least double, £1000 MUH. ACSC 15E/F cat $2500/$2250. Rare shade. (P)
  A$350
(US$224)
(€208)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$320)
(€298)
(£265)
A$
1016
4d Orange. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 6. ACSC 15A cat $1000. (P)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
A$
1017
4d Pale-orange. VF fresh MUH. SG 6. ACSC 15D cat $1250 (P)
  A$350
(US$224)
(€208)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$320)
(€298)
(£265)
A$
1018
4d Orange-yellow. F MLH, almost MUH. SG 6a cat £500. ACSC 15E cat $1500. (P)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
A$
1019
4d Orange (aniline). VF fresh MLH. SG 6(var), ACSC 15B cat $2000. (P)
  A$400
(US$256)
(€238)
(£212)
  A$700
(US$448)
(€417)
(£371)
A$
1020
4d Orange perf large OS. Superb fresh MLH. SG O6 cat £275+. ACSC 15Aba cat $750. (P)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
A$
1021
4d Orange perf large OS. VF fresh MLH. SG O6 cat £275. ACSC 15Aba cat $750. (P)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
A$
1022
5d Chestnut. F fresh MUH. SG 8 cat £90 for M, should be at least £180 MUH. ACSC 16A cat $650. (P)
  A$120
(US$77)
(€71)
(£64)
  A$180
(US$115)
(€107)
(£95)
A$
1023
5d Chestnut. F & fresh MUH. SG 8. ACSC 16A cat $650. (P)
  A$110
(US$70)
(€65)
(£58)
  A$150
(US$96)
(€89)
(£80)
A$
1024
5d Chestnut perf large OS blk of 4. VF fresh MUH appearance (nicely regummed). SG O7 cat £1100 for M. ACSC 16Aba cat $4000 MUH. (P)
  A$400
(US$256)
(€238)
(£212)
  A$500
(US$320)
(€298)
(£265)
A$
1025
5d Chestnut perf large OS. Fresh MLH, reperfed on 2 sides. SG O7 cat £275. ACSC 16Aba cat $550.
  A$40
(US$26)
(€24)
(£21)
  A$80
(US$51)
(€48)
(£42)
A$
1026
6d Ultramarine variety 'retouched 2nd E of Pence' plus large void area on kangaroo's back. F-VF M redistributed/disturbed gum. SG 9a cat £2500. ACSC 17A(I)j cat $4000 -both plus premium for void. (P)
  A$1100
(US$704)
(€655)
(£583)
  A$1700
(US$1088)
(€1012)
(£901)
A$
1027
6d Ultramarine blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 9. ACSC 17A cat $3500. (P)
  A$700
(US$448)
(€417)
(£371)
  A$1000
(US$640)
(€595)
(£530)
A$
1028
6d Ultramarine. VF fresh MUH. SG 9. ACSC 17A cat $875. (P)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
A$
1029
6d Blue, variety 'retouched E'. Fresh MUH appearance (sl redistributed gum), shifted perfs. SG 9a cat £2500 for M, ACSC 17(1)j cat $4000 for M. Est cat $10,000+ MUH. Very rare. (P)
  A$1100
(US$704)
(€655)
(£583)
  A$1700
(US$1088)
(€1012)
(£901)
A$
1030
6d Blue, variety 'defective 2nd E of Pence' at right, in horiz pr,. VFU, neat cds, sl aging. SG 9(var). ACSC 17C(I)e cat $2035+ as singles plus premium for rare se-tenant pr. (P)
  A$700
(US$448)
(€417)
(£371)
  A$1000
(US$640)
(€595)
(£530)
A$
1031
6d Blue, WATERMARK INVERTED, perf small OS, variety 'retouched 2nd E of PENCE'. F-VF UN. SG 9a/9w/O23w(var). ACSC 17a/bc/(1)j footnote cat $12,000 for this variety wmk inverted as normal, & other footnote specifies perf OS varieties at +50% which would make it $18,000. The only example recorded & believed unique. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$5000
(US$3200)
(€2975)
(£2650)
  A$8000
(US$5120)
(€4760)
(£4240)
A$
1032
6d Ultramarine perf large OS. W/C superb fresh MLH. SG O8 cat £225. ACSC 17Abb cat $425. (P)
  A$160
(US$102)
(€95)
(£85)
  A$220
(US$141)
(€131)
(£117)
A$
1033
6d Ultramarine perf small OS. Fresh MUH. SG O23. ACSC 17Abc cat $850. (P)
  A$160
(US$102)
(€95)
(£85)
  A$250
(US$160)
(€149)
(£133)
A$
1034
9d Violet. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 10. ACSC 24A cat $1000. (P)
  A$275
(US$176)
(€164)
(£146)
  A$400
(US$256)
(€238)
(£212)
A$
1035
9d Violet. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 10 cat $320. ACSC 24A cat $1000. (P)
  A$275
(US$176)
(€164)
(£146)
  A$400
(US$256)
(€238)
(£212)
A$
1036
9d Violet blk of 4. F-VF 2M/2MUH, sl blemishes, LR stamp nice MUH. SG 10. ACSC 24A cat $2400, as 2M/2MUH singles (4) (P)
  A$375
(US$240)
(€223)
(£199)
  A$500
(US$320)
(€298)
(£265)
A$
1037
9d Violet Die perf small OS right marginal blk of 4. F-VF fresh MUH. SG O24. ACSC 24ba cat $6000. Rare blk, esp MUH. (P)
  A$2000
(US$1280)
(€1190)
(£1060)
  A$3000
(US$1920)
(€1785)
(£1590)
A$
1038
1/- Blue-green. VF fresh MUH, tiniest 1mm split between perfs at base. SG 11a. ACSC 30C cat $2250. (P)
  A$250
(US$160)
(€149)
(£133)
  A$350
(US$224)
(€208)
(£186)
A$
1039
1/- Green. VF fresh MUH. SG 11. ACSC 30A cat $1750. (P)
  A$275
(US$176)
(€164)
(£146)
  A$400
(US$256)
(€238)
(£212)
A$
1041
1/- Deep green, wmk INVERTED. VF fresh M. SG 11w cat £1500. ACSC 30Aa cat $4000. Rare. (P)
  A$1200
(US$768)
(€714)
(£636)
  A$1600
(US$1024)
(€952)
(£848)
A$
1042
1/- Green inverted wmk. CTO "Melbourne DE 3 13' cds. (All CTO are inverted wmk). SG 11w(var), ACSC 30Awb cat $100.
  A$30
(US$19)
(€18)
(£16)
  A$40
(US$26)
(€24)
(£21)
A$
1043
2/- Brown, variety 'colour spot on right frame near top'. F-VF MUH, sl cnr crease. SG 12(var). ACSC 35A(1)k cat $2750, plus huge premium for variety = A$5000+. (P)
  A$600
(US$384)
(€357)
(£318)
  A$900
(US$576)
(€536)
(£477)
A$
1044
2/- Brown. W/C VF fresh MLH. SG 12 cat £275. ACSC 35A cat $650. (P)
  A$240
(US$154)
(€143)
(£127)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
A$
1045
2/- Brown. F-VF fresh M. SG 12 cat £275. ACSC 35A cat $650. (P)
  A$150
(US$96)
(€89)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$160)
(€149)
(£133)
A$
1046
2/- Brown perf large OS. F MLH. SG O11 cat £650. ACSC 35Aba cat $1500. (P)
  A$350
(US$224)
(€208)
(£186)
  A$450
(US$288)
(€268)
(£239)
A$
1048
5/- Grey & yellow. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 13. ACSC 42B cat $5000. (P)
  A$1200
(US$768)
(€714)
(£636)
  A$1600
(US$1024)
(€952)
(£848)
A$
1049
5/- Grey & yellow. F-VF M. SG 13 cat £450. ACSC 42B cat $900. (P)
  A$275
(US$176)
(€164)
(£146)
  A$400
(US$256)
(€238)
(£212)
A$
1050
5/- Grey & yellow. W/C VFM. SG 13 cat £450. ACSC 42B cat $900. (P)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
  A$400
(US$256)
(€238)
(£212)
A$
1051
5/- Grey & yellow. F CTO 'Melbourne DE 3 13'. SG 13(var) cat £200. ACSC 42Bwb cat $300. (P)
  A$150
(US$96)
(€89)
(£80)
  A$200
(US$128)
(€119)
(£106)
A$
1052
5/- Grey & yellow. CTO, Melbourne cds, 1 added perf. SG 13 cat £200, ACSC 42wb cat $300. (P)
  A$70
(US$45)
(€42)
(£37)
  A$100
(US$64)
(€60)
(£53)
A$
1053
10/- Grey & pink. Superb fresh MUH. SG 14. ACSC47A cat $7500. Rare this nice. (P)
  A$3000
(US$1920)
(€1785)
(£1590)
  A$4000
(US$2560)
(€2380)
(£2120)
A$
1054
10/- Grey & pink variety 'broken tail on kangaroo'. Superb MLH - almost MUH, nicely centred. SG 14(var) cat £900+. ACSC 47A(V)e cat $2750. (P)
  A$750
(US$480)
(€446)
(£398)
  A$1000
(US$640)
(€595)
(£530)
A$
1055
10/- Grey & pink. Superb fresh MLH. SG 14 cat £900. ACSC 47A cat $2000. (P)
  A$600
(US$384)
(€357)
(£318)
  A$800
(US$512)
(€476)
(£424)
A$
1056
10/- Grey & pink. FU. SG 14 cat £700. ACSC 47A cat $1100 (P)
  A$350
(US$224)
(€208)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$320)
(€298)
(£265)
A$
1057
10/- Grey & pale pink, h/s Specimen type A. W/C, VF MLH. SG 14s. ACSC 47Ax cat $750. (P)
  A$150
(US$96)
(€89)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$160)
(€149)
(£133)
A$
1058
10/- Grey & pink h/s Specimen type A. VF fresh MLH. SG 14s. ACSC 47Ax cat $750. (P)
  A$350
(US$224)
(€208)
(£186)
  A$450
(US$288)
(€268)
(£239)
A$
1059
10/- Grey & pink, h/s Specimen type A, variety 'short Spencer's Gulf'. FM. SG 14s(var). ACSC 47A(D)ex cat $1000 with variety. (P)
  A$240
(US$154)
(€143)
(£127)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
A$
1060
£1 Red-brown & blue. VF fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum & beautiful colours. SG 15 cat £3000 for M, should be at least triple MUH for 1st wmk, so £9000. ACSC 51 cat $17,500. Very rare genuine MUH & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$6000
(US$3840)
(€3570)
(£3180)
  A$9000
(US$5760)
(€5355)
(£4770)
A$
1061
£1 Red-brown & blue. VF fresh MUH appearance (expertly regummed). SG 15 cat £3000. ACSC 51B cat $4500 for M or cat $17,500 MUH. (P)
  A$1500
(US$960)
(€893)
(£795)
  A$2500
(US$1600)
(€1488)
(£1325)
A$
1062
£1 Red-brown & blue. VFM, W/C. SG 15 cat £3000. ACSC 51B cat $4500. Rare high value.
  A$2200
(US$1408)
(€1309)
(£1166)
  A$2800
(US$1792)
(€1666)
(£1484)
A$
1063
£1 Red-brown & blue. Postally FU. SG 15 cat £2500. ACSC 51B cat $3000. (P)
  A$1200
(US$768)
(€714)
(£636)
  A$1800
(US$1152)
(€1071)
(£954)
A$
1064
£1 Red-brown & blue variety 'short Spencers Gulf'. Superb fresh CTO 'Melbourne AP 15 13' cds, perfect centring. SG 15(var) cat £2500++. ACSC 51B(D)dw cat $3500++. Exceptional quality & rarity as such. (P)
  A$2200
(US$1408)
(€1309)
(£1166)
  A$3000
(US$1920)
(€1785)
(£1590)
A$
1066
£2 Black & rose, variety 'colour spot on map north of Bight' (pos R4). F-VF fresh MLH, nice original gum & deep colours. SG 16(var) cat £6500+, plus premium for variety. ACSC 55A(D)q cat $17,500. Key Kangaroo stamp & desirable with variety. 2019 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$4500
(US$2880)
(€2678)
(£2385)
  A$6500
(US$4160)
(€3868)
(£3445)
A$
1067
£2 Black & rose. VF fresh CTO 'Melbourne 24 25 AP 13' cds as struck on blks of 4 for UPU distribution, with gum & nice deep colours. SG 16 cat £4000+. ACSC 55w cat $5500+. The key Kangaroo stamp. (P)
  A$2700
(US$1728)
(€1607)
(£1431)
  A$3700
(US$2368)
(€2202)
(£1961)
A$
1068
£2 Black & rose. Telegraph Punch, FU, part 'Telegraph' double oval violet cancel. SG 16(var) cat £4000. ACSC 55A(var) cat $6000, both for normal. (P)
  A$250
(US$160)
(€149)
(£133)
  A$350
(US$224)
(€208)
(£186)
A$
1069
£2 Black & rose h/s Specimen type A, variety 'very short Spencer's Gulf.' VF fresh MUH. SG(var). ACSC 55(D)dx cat $5000, $7000 with variety. Rare so nice. (P)
  A$1500
(US$960)
(€893)
(£795)
  A$2000
(US$1280)
(€1190)
(£1060)
A$
1070
Inverted wmks: 1d Red Die I, FM. Plus 2d grey MUH (LL cnr sl crease). SG 2cw, 3w. ACSC 2a, 5a cat $625. (2) (P)
  A$150
(US$96)
(€89)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$160)
(€149)
(£133)
A$
1071
MUH with 2½d, 4d, 6d, 9d & 1/-. F-VF fresh MUH appearance but redistributed gum or well regummed. SG 4, 6, 9-11. ACSC cat $1250 M or $4950 MUH. (5) (P)
  A$300
(US$192)
(€179)
(£159)
  A$450
(US$288)
(€268)
(£239)
A$
1072
Perf Small OS set: ½d to 2/- (ex 2d, 2½d). Mostly F-VF M, variable condition with 6d, 2/- reasonably centred, 4d pinhole & 2/- aged. SG cat £3080, ACSC $6560. (9). (P)
  A$600
(US$384)
(€357)
(£318)
  A$900
(US$576)
(€536)
(£477)
A$
1073
Set: ½d Green to 1/- emerald inc 1d Die I, II, & IIA. F-VF fresh MLH. SG 1-11 cat £520. ACSC cat $1925. (12) (P)
  A$450
(US$288)
(€268)
(£239)
  A$600
(US$384)
(€357)
(£318)
A$
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