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WORLD : NEW GUINEA - GRI OPTS
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5175
1914-15 'GRI 1d' 6mm opt DNG Yacht 5pf green, marginal blk of 10 (5x2) setting 9 pos 1-5, variety 'I' with straight top serif on vert pr in 2nd row, last units showing stop after 'I' almost OMITTED in 'GRI'. VFU/CTO neat Stephansort cds with frozen date. SG 2+2c cat £1980+++ as singles plus premium for very rare positional multiple from this extremely rare setting. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
5176
1914-15 'GRI 2s' 3¾mm opt DNG Yacht 2Mk blue, variety 'large S', a diff font (from 5th setting). VF fresh M. Mi 13I(var), SG 13a cat £12,000. Great rarity as even normal 2s/2Mk is very rare, while only several examples of this variety recorded. Exp Herbert Bloch, plus 2016 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$9000
5177
1914-15 'GRI 5s' 3½mm opt DNG Yacht 5Mk carmine & black, top value. VF MUH, never hinged original gum with sl vert gum crease, beautiful bright colours. Mi 15I, SG 15 cat £14,000 for M, should be at least double, £28,000 MUH. Only 102 printed in total & great rarity MUH - 1st example we have ever seen. 1982 RPSL photo cert, while diff new cert can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$11000
5178
1914-15 'GRI 5s' 3½mm opt DNG Yacht 5Mk carmine & black, top value (opt with 4mm+ spacing from setting 1 position 3). VF fresh MLH, pristine original gum with only the slightest hinge mark, beautiful bright colours. Mi 15I, SG 15 cat £14,000+. Only 102 printed in total & extremely rare from 1st setting as the initial printing of the 5Mk was only 17 stamps!). Very desirable stamp in such fresh condition. 2007 BPA & 2018 Ceremuga photo-certs. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$11000
5179
1914-15 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 20pf ultramarine, lower marginal blk of 8 with part inscription, setting II, pos 6-9. VF MUH, sl perf separation. Mi 4II, SG19 cat £400 for M singles, should be at least double, £800 MUH, plus premium for blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
5180
1914-15 'GRI 3d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 25pf black & red on yellow, blk of 4, setting II, pos 4-5. VF fresh 2M/2MUH. Mi 7II, SG 22 cat £760 for M singles, the MUH should be at least double, so £1140 for this blk plus premium for rare multiple. Only 869 printed. 2011 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
5181
1914-15 'GRI 3d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 30pf black & orange on buff, blk of 4, setting II, pos 1-2. Mostly F-VF fresh 1MLH/3MUH, tiny ink marks, left marginal. Mi 8II, SG 23 cat £680 for M singles, MUH should be at least double, £1190 for this blk, plus premium for rare multiple. Only 661 printed. 2011 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
5182
1914-15 'GRI 4d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 40pf black & carmine, positional strip of 10 from top with value inscription, setting II pos 1-10. Stamps VF fresh MUH. Mi 9II. SG 24 cat £1800 for M singles, should be double, £3600 MUH. Retail higher at $7500 MUH, important reference piece. 1991 Holcombe photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
5183
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Rabaul (Deutsch Neuguinea) sans-serif registration label no.33. F-VF fresh M. Mi 16g, SG 33 cat £275. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
5184
1915 GRI 3d opt Herbertshohe (Deutsch Neuginea) san-serif registration label. VF fresh UN. Mi 16c, SG 36 cat £300. (P)
 SOLD at A$250
5185
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Kawieng (Deutsch-Neuginea) san serif registration label no.889. F-VF fresh UN as made. Mi 16dI, SG 37 cat £1000. Very rare as only around 150 printed & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
5186
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Kieta (Deutsch-Neuginea) san-serif registration labels, blk of 4, nos 270, 269, 265 & 264, the LL showing 'broken bracket. VF fresh UN. Mi 16e SG 38 cat £1800+ as singles. Rare multiple. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$1550
5187
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Manus (Deutsch Neuguinea) sans serif registration label No. 477. VF fresh M. Mi 16fI, SG 39 cat £325. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
5188
1914 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 3pf brown, right marginal blk of 6, setting II, pos 8-10. Superb fresh MUH. Mi 1I, SG 50 cat £660 for M, should be at least double, £1320 MUH, plus premium for the rare multiple. Only 2675 printed. 2012 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
5189
1914 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 5pf green, blk of 4, all stamps variety '1' with straight top serif, setting II, pos 1-2 from later state. VFU, 'Rabaul 2 MAR 1915 New Britain' violet oval pmk. Mi 2I PF1, SG 51c cat £640++, plus premium for rare multiple. Only 1308 printed & only about 261 of variety. 2012 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$450
5190
1914-15 'GRI 8d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 80pf, marginal vert pr, lower stamp error opt DOUBLE. VF 1MLH/1MUH, sl aging, normal MLH & error MUH with never hinged original gum. SG 58+58e cat £10,475 for M singles, should be at least double, MUH error, thus £20,475, plus premium for such a spectacular se-tenant error multiple. 1959 BPA photo cert, while diff new cert can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$8000
5191
1914 'GRI 1s' 4mm opt Marshalls Yacht 1Mk carmine. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. Mi 10I, SG 59 cat £4000 for M, should be at least double, £8000 MUH. Only 133 in total printed & major rarity in fresh MUH condition. 2014 Scheller photo cert while new Ceremuga AIEP photo cert can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$6000
5192
1915 '1' on 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 10pf carmine blk of 4, setting II, pos 8-9. VF fresh 2MLH/2MUH. Mi 14, SG 63 cat £800 for M singles, the MUH should be at least double, so £1200 for this blk, plus premium for rare multiple. Only 480 printed. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
5193
1915 'OS GRI 1d' opt DNG Yacht 5pf green, group of 8, from 8 diff of the 10 opt positions. F-VF M/MLH. Mi D2, SG O2 cat £800. Only 1681 printed. Useful plating group. (8) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
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