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Lot# 3951 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3951 New Guinea

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    Registration Labels Surcharged for Postage 1915 (Jan): 'GRI / 3d.' on Herbertshöhe labels (#592-591), Setting HB, position 10, the famous unused horizontal pair with variety "Surcharge Omitted in pair with Normal", with left hand example normal and right hand example with surcharge entirely omitted, the pair with minor corner crease at lower left of 592 and sensible reinforcement hinge and without gum. However, this is the pair mentioned in the Gibbs handbook on pages 60 and 100, and is entirely unique. A great rarity and a stunning variety. Cert. BPA (2017) Gi = £ 18'000.
    Starting bid : 10,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 10,000 CHF