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5629
1952-58 Pictorial set ½d-£1. VF fresh MUH. SG 1-15 cat £90, retail $240. (16). (P)
  A$60
(US$47)
(€40)
(£35)
  A$90
(US$70)
(€59)
(£52)
A$
5630
1960 'POSTAL CHARGES 6d' on 7½d blue with postage blocked out. VF MUH, UR cnr marginal. SG D1 cat £850. Rare genuine as only around 800 printed & beware of forgeries. Exp Bridger & Kay h/s, plus 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$600
(US$468)
(€396)
(£348)
  A$900
(US$702)
(€594)
(£522)
A$
5631
1960 'Postal Charges 6d' on 7½d blue with Postage blocked out. VF fresh MUH. SG D1 cat £850. Rare genuine as only around 800 printed & beware of forgeries. 2001 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$550
(US$429)
(€363)
(£319)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
A$
5632
1960 'Postal Charges 6d' on 7½d blue with Postage blocked out. Stamp VF MUH, top marginal, sl trace of tropicalisation. SG D1 cat £850. Rare genuine as only around 800 printed & beware of forgeries. Exp Bridger & Kay h/s, plus 2017 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$700
(US$546)
(€462)
(£406)
A$
5633
1971 Fauna Conservation set 5c-30c imperf PROOFS. VF fresh M, with original Courvoisier printers proof folder & issued set to compare. SG 195-9(p). Extremely rare -1st we have seen. (10). (P)
  A$325
(US$254)
(€215)
(£189)
  A$450
(US$351)
(€297)
(£261)
A$
5634
1973 Telecommunications set 7c blk of 4, 9c & 30c imperf PROOFS. VF fresh M, with original Courvoisier printers proof folder, & issued set to compare. SG 231a, 235-6(p). Extremely rare - 1st we have seen. (12). (P)
  A$375
(US$293)
(€248)
(£218)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
A$
5635
1973-74 Panoramas Defin 7c (issued as 15c) but diff background, streaky design imperf PROOF. VF fresh M, with original Courvoisier printers proof folder, & issued 15c to compare. SG 250(p). Extremely rare unissued value -1st we have seen. (2). (P)
  A$230
(US$179)
(€152)
(£133)
  A$350
(US$273)
(€231)
(£203)
A$
5636
1973-74 Panoramas Defin 7c (issued as 15c) but drawn diffly with 'Mount Elimbari' & 'Chimbu' in design, not in margin, engraved printing imperf PROOF. VF fresh affixed to Bradbury Wilkinson printers proof card, & issued 15c printed by Courvoisier to compare. SG 250(p). Extremely rare unissued value & interesting as printed in diff method by a diff printer. (2). (P)
  A$375
(US$293)
(€248)
(£218)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
A$
5637
1976 Ships set 7t-60t imperf PROOFS. VF fresh M, with original Courvoisier printers proof folder & issued set to compare. SG 297-300(p). Extremely rare -1st we have seen. (8). (P)
  A$275
(US$215)
(€182)
(£160)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
A$
5638
1976 Scouts in PNG 50th Anniv set of colour separation PROOFS, with 5 diff colours, plus the final stamp for ea all imperf, UNISSUED 25t & 30t stamps. Note the issued stamps were denominated 7t & 15t! Superb UN attached to Courvoisier printer's approval sheet dated '20 4 1976'. SG 309, 311(p). UNIQUE Scout thematic item. (12). (P)
  A$1300
(US$1014)
(€858)
(£754)
  A$2300
(US$1794)
(€1518)
(£1334)
A$
5639
1976 Scouting & Flight Anniv set 25t & 30t UNISSUED VALUES imperf PROOFS. Issued at 7t-60t. VF fresh M, with original Courvoisier printers proof folder & issued set to compare. SG 309-12(p). Extremely rare set of unissued values -1st we have seen. (8). (P)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
  A$1200
(US$936)
(€792)
(£696)
A$
5640
1977 Girl Guides in PNG 50th Anniv set 9t, 10t, 20t & 25t imperf PROOFS. Issued as 7t, 15t, 30t & 35t. VF fresh, affixed to House of Questa printers proof cards & issued set to compare. SG 338-41(p). Extremely rare set of unissued values -1st we've seen (8) (P)
  A$900
(US$702)
(€594)
(£522)
  A$1500
(US$1170)
(€990)
(£870)
A$
5641
1980 Census set 7t-50t imperf PROOFS. VF fresh, affixed to House of Questa printers proof cards & issued set to compare. SG 389-92(p). Extremely rare. (8) (P)
  A$275
(US$215)
(€182)
(£160)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
A$
5642
1980 Red Cross Blood Bank set 7t-60t imperf PROOFS. VF fresh, affixed to House of Questa printers proof cards & issued set to compare. SG 393-6(p). Extremely rare. (8) (P)
  A$350
(US$273)
(€231)
(£203)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
A$
5643
1982 Scouts 75th Anniv set of colour separation PROOFS, with 5 diff colours, plus the final stamp for ea value, all imperf. Note the issued 15t is represented here by an UNISSUED 7t stamp. Superb UN attached to Courvoisier printer's approval sheet dated '22 10 81'. SG 426-9(p). UNIQUE Scout thematic item. (24) (P)
  A$1300
(US$1014)
(€858)
(£754)
  A$2300
(US$1794)
(€1518)
(£1334)
A$
5644
1985 Ceremonial Structures set 10t-60t unissued rejected 1st printing, w/o 't' after value & smaller format. With copies of originals to compare. VF fresh MUH. SG 496-99(e). Rare. (4). (P)
  A$180
(US$140)
(€119)
(£104)
  A$275
(US$215)
(€182)
(£160)
A$
5645
1985 Ceremonial Structures set 10t-60t unissued rejected 1st printing w/o 't' after value & smaller format.. VF fresh MUH blks of 4, with issued set to compare. SG 496-99(e). Rare. (4 blks). (P)
  A$600
(US$468)
(€396)
(£348)
  A$1000
(US$780)
(€660)
(£580)
A$
5646
1987 Fish 17t IMPERF marginal blk of 4 with blue shifted upwards. VF fresh MUH. SG 539(var). Only 1 sheet recorded with shifted colour. (4) (P)
  A$130
(US$101)
(€86)
(£75)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
5647
1987 Fish 17t IMPERF, left marginal horiz pr, variety blue shifted up. VF fresh MUH. SG 539(var). Only 1 sheet recorded with colour shift. (P)
  A$70
(US$55)
(€46)
(£41)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
5648
1987 Fish 35t Master DIE PROOF printed on light plastic (70x60mm). VF fresh. SG 541(p). Extremely rare -only example known to us. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$700
(US$546)
(€462)
(£406)
A$
5649
1987 Fish 70t master DIE PROOF printed on light plastic (72x59mm). VF fresh. SG 542(p). Extremely rare -only example known to us. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$700
(US$546)
(€462)
(£406)
A$
5650
1987 surch Coral 15t/12t, variety opt shifted 10m left resulting in bars at left & 15t at right over 12t. VFU, tied to piece by machine pmk. SG 562(var). Extremely rare -1st example we have seen. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$250
(US$195)
(€165)
(£145)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
A$
5651
1989 surch Fish 20t/17t, error opt shifted showing 20t near middle & bars at top, so 17t old value not obliterated!. VFU on piece, normal to compare. SG 602(var). Very rare. (P)
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
5652
1989 surch Fish 20t/17t, error opt partially missing with 't' & part of 'O' of 20t missing & bars missing, so old value 17t not obliterated! VFU, tied to piece by Lae pmk, normal to compare. SG 602(var). Very rare.
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
5653
1989 Fish 20t/17t, error opt diag in upper marg blk of 10 with opts sloping downwards so on most '20t' is in middle or base of stamp & old 17t value not obliterated, with 4 UR stamps totally no bars. VF MUH. SG 602(var). Spectacular & unique error multiple! 2011 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (10) (P)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
  A$1000
(US$780)
(€660)
(£580)
A$
5654
1991-93 Bird of Paradise better imprint dates. 45t May 1992 imprint, 5t & K1 July 1993. F-VFU. SG 637, 643 & 647. Retail $360 (3)
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$80
(US$62)
(€53)
(£46)
A$
5655
1994 Emergency opt set. VF fresh MUH. SG 730-40 cat £200, Mi 714-24 cat €320. (11). (P)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
  A$160
(US$125)
(€106)
(£93)
A$
5656
1994 Emergency opt 5t/35t Musical Bow, error opt TRIPLE, with normal opt plus 2 weak & inverted opts at base. FU on piece with sorting machine orange barcode cancel, sl cnr bend. SG 731(var). An important error of which only 1 sheet was discovered. We have sold MUH singles for $475-$800+. 2016 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
A$
5657
1994 Emergency opt 5t/35t Musical Bow upper half sheets of 25 (3) inc imprints, with opt varieties on ea. 1-20th Stamp with partial '5t' & 25th with partial 't'. 2-25th Stamp partial 't'. 3-15th Stamp partially missing '5' & opt box, & 25th very slpartial missing 't'. Plus blks of 6 (3) with left marginal normal & with part opt offset on gum, & LL imprint blk with part missing opt box on LL stamp. VF MUH, some sl gum tones. SG 731/731(var) cat £1300++ as normal singles. Unique stamp group for specialist showing various states of printing plate. (93 in 6 blks).
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
A$
5658
1994 Emergency opt 5t/35t Musical Bow upper half sheet of 25 inc imprints, with opt varieties on top row of 5, all have thick blurred opts (5t unreadable), plus LR vert pr with almost totally missing '5t' or partially missing 't'. VF MUH, few very light gum tones. SG 731/731a/731(var) cat £350 for normals, plus the SG 731a error is unpriced. Probably unique combination of varieties. 2016 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$600
(US$468)
(€396)
(£348)
  A$1000
(US$780)
(€660)
(£580)
A$
5659
1994 Emergency opt 5t/35t Musical Bow upper half sheet of 25 inc imprints, with opt varieties of 9th stamp partially missing '5t', 10th totally missing opt box (so 35t fully showing), 15th partially missing both box & '5t', 20th partially missing box & totally missing '5t' (rare w/o any trace at all of '5t') & 25th stamp almost totally missing '5t' -only very faint trace. VF fresh UN. SG 731/ 731a/731(var). This is the only known sheet that in addition to the usual missing '5t' variety on Pos 20 also shows mostly missing '5t' on the other 2 positions & also spectacularly missing opt box varieties of which no other examples have ever been recorded. Important item for the specialist. 2016 AIEP Ceremuga photo cert.
  A$1500
(US$1170)
(€990)
(£870)
  A$2500
(US$1950)
(€1650)
(£1450)
A$
5660
1994 Emergency opt 21t/80t Shells full sheet of 50 with imprints in ea cnr. VF fresh MUH. SG 734 cat £2100++ as singles. Rare as sheet. (P)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$700
(US$546)
(€462)
(£406)
A$
5661
1994 Emergency opt 50t on 35t Gogodala Mask, error opt INVERTED. VF fresh MUH. SG 736a cat £600. Only 1 sheet of 50 discovered. 1999 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
A$
5662
1995 Tourism set of 8 in 4 se-tenant prs 21t, 45t, 60t & 90t, last 3 prs MISSING surch. VF fresh MUH. SG 747-54(var) mentioned in footnote as unissued but unpriced. Very rare full set. Previous sets have realised $500-$1000. (4 prs). (P)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
A$
5663
1995 Tourism 65t/60t UL cnr imprint blk of 8 (2x4), variety opts very thick & blurred with faint 'black mist' of opt ink on all stamps to a varying degree. VF fresh MUH. SG 751a(var).
  A$50
(US$39)
(€33)
(£29)
  A$100
(US$78)
(€66)
(£58)
A$
5664
2001 Surch K2.65 on 65t PhilexFrance, error opt DOUBLE, 2nd opt shifted down &/or left 4-6mm. UR cnr blk of 4 with diff placement on ea stamp. 2nd Opt was misplaced at a sl angle, giving wider spacing of opts at left of sheet, with UR cnr opts close together. VF fresh MUH. SG 906(var). Unique plate blks as only 1 sheet of 50 existed. 2016 AIEP Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$1300
(US$1014)
(€858)
(£754)
  A$2000
(US$1560)
(€1320)
(£1160)
A$
5665
2001 Surch K2.65 on 65t PhilexFrance, error opt DOUBLE, 2nd opt shifted down &/or left 1mm. UR cnr blk of 4 with diff placement on ea stamp. 2nd Opt was misplaced at a sl angle, giving wider spacing of opts at left of sheet, with UR cnr opts close together. VF fresh MUH. SG 906(var). Unique plate blks as only 1 sheet of 50 existed. 2016 AIEP Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$1300
(US$1014)
(€858)
(£754)
  A$2000
(US$1560)
(€1320)
(£1160)
A$
5666
2001 Surch K2.65 on 65t PhilexFrance, error opt DOUBLE, 2nd opt shifted down & left 1- 2mm. 2nd Opt was misplaced at a sl angle giving a wider spacing of opts at left of sheet, with UR cnr opts close together. VF fresh MUH top marginal. SG 906(var). Only 1 sheet of 50 existed. 2016 AIEP Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$400
(US$312)
(€264)
(£232)
  A$700
(US$546)
(€462)
(£406)
A$
5667
2001 Surch 50t/25t Sydney 2000 Olympics, error opt DOUBLE! -opts beside each other. Superb MUH. Mi 906DD, SG 906(var). From the only known sheet of 50 found at Boroko PO in Jan 2002. Spectacular! 2005 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$500
(US$390)
(€330)
(£290)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
A$
5668
2001 Surch 50t/25t Sydney 2000 Olympics, error opt DOUBLE! TR cnr imprint blk of 4. Superb MUH. Only 1 sheet of 50 existed so only 4 imprint blks of 4. As one opt is diag misplaced, the appearance of the double opts greatly changes across the sheet from overlapping in TR cnr to widely spaced in LL cnr. Great recent discovery of which only 1 sheet was found & bought in Boroko PO in Jan 2002. Striking item & great addition to a PNG or Olympic collection. 2004 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (4) (P)
  A$1700
(US$1326)
(€1122)
(£986)
  A$2700
(US$2106)
(€1782)
(£1566)
A$
5669
2001 Surch 50t/25t Sydney 2000 Olympics, error opt TRIPLE! LL cnr imprint blk of 4. Superb MUH. Only 1 sheet existed so only 4 imprint blks of 4. As one opt is greatly shifted downwards the 50t appears in the sheet margin at base just below the bottom row of stamps & is missing from the top row, thus the 5 upper stamps have 3 opt blks but only 2 opt '50t'. Great discovery with only 1 sheet found & bought at Boroko PO in Jan 2002. Spectacular item & great addition to an Olympic or PNG collection. 2004 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert (4) (P)
  A$1700
(US$1326)
(€1122)
(£986)
  A$2700
(US$2106)
(€1782)
(£1566)
A$
5670
2007 Orchids Personalised Stamps K3.35 with Woodlark Is Cuscus tab printed DOUBLE error, 2nd impression inverted & on top of stamp impression. Plus normal to compare. VF fresh MUH. SG 1179(var). Only 4 sheetlets discovered. Spectacular error. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$120
(US$94)
(€79)
(£70)
  A$200
(US$156)
(€132)
(£116)
A$
5671
2007 Orchids Personalised Stamps K3.35 sheetlet of 20 with Woodlark Is Cuscus tab printed DOUBLE error, 2nd impression inverted & on top of stamp impression! Plus normal sheet for comparison. VF fresh MUH. SG 1179(var). Extremely rare as only 4 such sheetlets discovered. Conservatively reserved at only $40 per error stamp. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (20) (P)
  A$800
(US$624)
(€528)
(£464)
  A$1500
(US$1170)
(€990)
(£870)
A$
5672
1960 cover franked 'POSTAL CHARGES 6d' on 7½d blue with Postage blocked out, plus 1d on 6½d, 3d on ½d, 1/- on 3½d & 3/- on 2½d, tied by 'Port Moresby 1 MR 60' cds with violet 'T 5/1' inc circle h/s. Superb fresh U. SG D1, ex D2-6 cat £459++ as loose stamps, plus premium for very rare cover. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$900
(US$702)
(€594)
(£522)
  A$1500
(US$1170)
(€990)
(£870)
A$
5673
1994 Provisional opt K1.20/40t Ship erro opt DOUBLE (both equally strong & partly overlapping), used along with Waterfall 50t tied by Lae cds on correctly franked registered cover with provisional reg label, to Australia with Mansfield & Upper Mt Gravatt transit & arrival cds. SG 709(var). Major rarity for the specialist as only 1 pane of 25 was discovered & only 1 other cover is known to us. 2012 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$1000
(US$780)
(€660)
(£580)
  A$2000
(US$1560)
(€1320)
(£1160)
A$
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