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WORLD : NEW GUINEA - NWPI OPTS
Lot
Description
Status
4516
1915-16 opt KGV ½d green electro 4, left pane, pos 31-60 forme of 30 inc 6 abc strips, 4th opt setting with large stops at pos 36 & 46, plus pos 42 last stop almost missing. Also 4 noted stamp varieties. F-VF 4M/26 MUH. Evenly yellowed gum, sl darker at top perfs. SG 65. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$450
4517
1915-16 opt KGV ½d green electro 4 left pane, pos 31-60 forme of 30 inc 6 abc strips, 2nd opt setting inc very rare variety totally "missing stop" at pos 12, plus 3 noted stamp varieties. F-VF 13M/17MUH, evenly yellowed gum. SG 65(var). Extremely rare pane -the "missing stop" is a very important variety that deserves SG catalogue listing which we are sure will happen sooner or later. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
4518
1915-16 opt KGV 4d yellow-orange opt type a, variety "line through Four Pence". Superb M. SG 70c cat £425. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4519
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 6d ultramarine, 1st wmk INVERTED, opt type b. VF fresh MUH. SG 78w cat £300 for M, should be at least double, £600 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4520
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 1/- green 1st wmk, comp forme of 30 inc 6 abc strips, plate 2, pos L31-60, 2nd state of 4th opt setting with hollow stops pos 6, 12, 16, 18, 20 & 24, original stamps with varieties inc "dent in left frame" (L38), "bulge in left frame" (L45), "break in Gulf of Carpentaria" (L47). F-VF MUH, nice bright colour. SG 81 cat £1800 as M singles, should be at least £3600 MUH, plus big premium for full pane & for varieties. Superb exhibition item. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
4521
1915-16 opt Kangaroo £1 brown & blue 3rd wmk, opt type c. VF fresh MUH. SG 99 cat £350 for M, so should be at least double, £700 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$650
4522
1915-16 opt Kangaroo £1 chocolate & dull blue, 3rd wmk, opt type a. VFU, light "Radio" pmk. SG 99 cat £450. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4523
1915-16 opt Kangaroo £1 chocolate & dull blue, 3rd wmk, opt type C. Superb fresh with excellent centring. SG 99 cat £350+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4524
1915-16 opt Kangaroo £1 chocolate & dull blue, 3rd wmk, opt type b. VF MLH, sl darker gum. SG 99(b) cat £438. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4525
1918 'One Penny' opt KGV 5d brown type 'a'. VFU on piece 'Rabaul 1 MY 18' cds. SG 100 cat £80+, retail higher at $200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4526
1918 'One Penny' opt Kangaroo 1/- green type 'b'. VFU on piece 'Rabaul 1 MY 18' cds. SG 101 cat £100+, retail $400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
4527
1918-23 opt KGV 1d carmine-red, variety "substituted cliche die I". FU with part Madang cds. SG 103a cat £650. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4528
1918-23 opt KGV 1d red comp forme of 30 inc 10 Die II (so 10 Die I/II prs). Superb fresh MUH. SG 103/103b cat £1175+ as M singles, should be at least double, £2350+ as MUH singles, plus large premium for comp pane. Major rarity in such nice MUH condition -definitely the nicest we have seen offered anywhere. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
4529
1918-23 opt KGV 1d carmine-red, Die II, substituted cliché (plate 2, pos R6/4). F-VF M. SG 103ba cat £1000. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
4530
1918-23 opt KGV 1d carmine-red, variety "substituted cliche die II". Superb U with crisp 1919 Rabaul cds. SG 103ba cat £650. Rare. 1984 RPSV photo-cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$350
4531
1918-23 opt KGV 4d orange, variety "line through Four Pence". VFU with oval radio station cancel. SG 104a cat £1300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
4532
1918-23 opt Kangaroo 2½d 3rd wmk, plate 2, left pane pos 31-60 forme of 30 with major error "1 of ½ omitted" on 3rd stamp (pos 33). VF 8M/22MUH inc variety being nice MUH. SG 107/107a cat £14,165 as M singles, should be at least double, for the MUH, thus £28,000 for this, plus premium for pane with variety. This is the most important positional variety of all the Kangaroo issues, so very important item both for New Guinea & Australian specialists. Holcombe photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$15000
4533
1918-23 opt KGV 1d carmine-red, 5th setting plate 2 pane IV, pos 35, die I substituted cliché with Rabaul cds. U, thinned, nice appearance. SG 103a cat £650, retail $850. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4534
1918-23 opt Kangaroo 3d greenish-olive, 3rd wmk Die I & II vert pr. VFU. SG 109ab cat £650. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
4535
1918-22 opt Kangaroo 10/- grey & bright pink, 3rd wmk. VF fresh MUH. SG 117 cat £170 for M, should be at least double, £340 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
4536
1918-23 opt KGV ½d green, LM wmk inverted. Superb fresh MUH. SG 119w cat £130 for M, should be at least £260 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
4537
1918-23 opt KGV ½d green, LM wmk inverted. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 119w cat £130 for M, should be at least £260 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4538
1918-23 opt KGV ½d green, LM wmk inverted. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 119w cat £130 for M, should be at least £260 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4539
1918-23 opt KGV 4d violet vert strip of 4, bottom stamp variety "PE of Pence joined", top stamp "Four Pence in thinner letters." VF fresh MUH. SG 123/123a cat £860 as M singles, should be at least £1720 MUH, plus premium "PE" variety & for strip (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
4540
1919-23 opt KGV 1d rosine, Die I, perf OS, rough unsurfaced paper. VFU. SG O16 cat £190. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4541
1915 Soldiers part cover franked opt KGV 1d red opt type b, tied by "Rabaul New Britain JUN 18 1915" violet oval pmk. To Australia with Passed-By-Censor", & "3rd Batt N & M Forces Trop Unit" cachets, "Sydney 28 JE 15" arrival b/s. SG 67. Attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4542
1916? cover franked opt Kangaroo 2½d 1st wmk pr (perf flts) tied by indistinct cds. To Sweden & endorsed "Letters of Enemy's country enclosed", with indistinct Stockholm machine pmk b/s. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4543
1916 registered cover franked opt KGV set ½d-5d (½d opt type b, others c), & Kangaroos 2½d-3d 1st wmk, 2d, 6d, 9d & 1/- 2nd wmk (3d opt b, others c), tied by "Rabaul 16 NO 16" cds, with German Rabaul reg label & censor h/s to Switzerland with Bern b/s. SG 65-72, 74, 76, 86 & 88-90 cat £217 & "from x5" on cover. Very attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
4544
1916 Registered cover franked opt KGV set ½d-5d (½d opt type b, others c) & Kangaroos 2½d & 3d 1st wmk, 2d, 6d, 9d & 1/- 2nd wmk (all opt type a), tied by Rabaul 26 JE 17" cds, with German Rabaul reg label & censor h/s. To Switzerland with Sydney & Bern b/s. SG 65-72, 74, 76, 86 & 88-90 cat £220, & "from x5" on cover. Very attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
4546
1918 Stampless cover with "Rabaul 19 NO 18" cds, to Queensland. Assumed to be official mail as not taxed! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4547
Postal History: 1915-20s with a variety of frankings inc opt Kangaroo 2d, 2½d blk of 4, 3d, 6d, 9d & 1/-, plus KGV frankings of ½d, 1d red inc abc strip, 1d violet, 3d blue, 4d violet, 5d brown pr, mixed frankings, some registered from Rabaul, Morobe, Kieta, Madang. To various destinations inc USA, GB, Sweden, India etc on covers, fronts, parcel pieces etc. Condition quite mixed poor-VF, but this has been taken into account when calculating reserve. (26) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
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