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Lot# 6742 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 6742 New Guinea

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    Stamps Overprinted with the Postal Stationery 3½ mm. Apart Setting 1914: 1 d. on 5 pf. green and 2d. on 10 pf. carmine, unused examples with the 3½ mm. gap as utilised for the postal stationery cards, each stamp fresh and fine appearance, the 1 d. with tiny tone spot on large part og., the 2 d. value with superb og. Great rarities, discussed in Gibbs on page 94 with these examples illustrated. Just three examples of each stamp recorded unused. Rare and very fine 'set'. Cert. Holcombe (1991).
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400 CHF