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WORLD : NEW GUINEA - NWPI OPTS
Lot
Description
ReserveEstimateYour Bid
4690
1915-16 opt KGV ½d Green Electro 3 variety "clubbed fraction bar at left" (pos 3 R11) type a opt. VF M. SG 65(var). ACSC 63(3)j cat $3000 w/o opt. Extremely rare specialist item. (P)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
  A$800
(US$600)
(€568)
(£496)
A$
4691
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 pane.
  A$450
(US$338)
(€320)
(£279)
  A$600
(US$450)
(€426)
(£372)
A$
4692
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)
  A$1200
(US$900)
(€852)
(£744)
  A$2000
(US$1500)
(€1420)
(£1240)
A$
4693
1915-16 opt KGV 4d yellow-orange opt type a, variety "line through Four Pence". Superb M. SG 70c cat £425. (P)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
4694
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)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
  A$800
(US$600)
(€568)
(£496)
A$
4695
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)
  A$2000
(US$1500)
(€1420)
(£1240)
  A$3000
(US$2250)
(€2130)
(£1860)
A$
4696
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 2/- brown 3rd wmk inverted, opt type c. VFU. SG 97w cat £90. (P)
  A$60
(US$45)
(€43)
(£37)
  A$90
(US$68)
(€64)
(£56)
A$
4697
1915-16 opt Kangaroo £1 chocolate & dull blue 3rd wmk, opt type a. VFU with Rabaul cds. SG 99 cat £450. (P)
  A$350
(US$263)
(€249)
(£217)
  A$450
(US$338)
(€320)
(£279)
A$
4698
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)
  A$650
(US$488)
(€462)
(£403)
  A$900
(US$675)
(€639)
(£558)
A$
4699
1918-23 opt KGV 1d carmine-red, variety "substituted cliche die I". FU with part Madang cds. SG 103a cat £650. Rare. (P)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
4700
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)
  A$2000
(US$1500)
(€1420)
(£1240)
  A$3000
(US$2250)
(€2130)
(£1860)
A$
4701
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)
  A$700
(US$525)
(€497)
(£434)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
A$
4702
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)
  A$350
(US$263)
(€249)
(£217)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
A$
4703
1918-23 opt KGV 4d orange, variety "line through Four Pence". VFU with oval radio station cancel. SG 104a cat £1300. (P)
  A$700
(US$525)
(€497)
(£434)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
A$
4704
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)
  A$15000
(US$11250)
(€10650)
(£9300)
  A$25000
(US$18750)
(€17750)
(£15500)
A$
4705
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)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$350
(US$263)
(€249)
(£217)
A$
4706
1918-23 opt Kangaroo 3d greenish-olive, 3rd wmk Die I & II vert pr. VFU. SG 109ab cat £650. (P)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
  A$600
(US$450)
(€426)
(£372)
A$
4707
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)
  A$130
(US$98)
(€92)
(£81)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
A$
4708
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)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€71)
(£62)
  A$150
(US$113)
(€107)
(£93)
A$
4709
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)
  A$1000
(US$750)
(€710)
(£620)
  A$1500
(US$1125)
(€1065)
(£930)
A$
4710
1919-23 opt KGV 1d rosine, Die I, perf OS, rough unsurfaced paper. VFU. SG O16 cat £190. (P)
  A$150
(US$113)
(€107)
(£93)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
A$
4711
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)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€178)
(£155)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
4712
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)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
4713
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)
  A$375
(US$281)
(€266)
(£233)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
A$
4714
1918 Cover franked opt KGV ½d pr, opt type b & 1d pr, opt type c, tied by "Kokopo 16 FE 18" cds, to England. Marked registered with reg lines but under-paid by 1d hence registered has been crossed out by postal clerk. SG 65 & 67. (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€71)
(£62)
  A$150
(US$113)
(€107)
(£93)
A$
4715
1918 Use of OHMS PO envelope from NSW with "Rabaul" added at LL & "Rabaul 6 AU 18" cds, to Melbourne. Superb fresh U. Very rare usage. (P)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€213)
(£186)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€355)
(£310)
A$
4716
1918 Stampless cover with "Rabaul 19 NO 18" cds, to Queensland. Assumed to be official mail as not taxed! (P)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€142)
(£124)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
4717
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)
  A$1500
(US$1125)
(€1065)
(£930)
  A$2500
(US$1875)
(€1775)
(£1550)
A$
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