Shipping to Aus will be very expensive I'm afraid. I checked the prices myself (when someone from Aus was interested in my western saddle), and it was just OMG! When I talked to Dover folks about shipping to Europe and Asia (for some friends), they told me upfront it'll be very costly. I agree with advise to look for consignments.
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