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Lot# 3767 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3767 New Guinea

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    1915 (Oct) /1916 (July): Kangaroo 2½ d. indigo, second watermark, Die II, an unused example with overprint type 'c', of excellent centering and colour, fresh and fine but for ironed corner bend not affecting the appearance, large part slightly disturbed og. An immensely rare stamp as almost all of the stock is believed to have been destroyed in a fire at the Rabaul Post Office. A great rarity of Australian Colonial philately. Signed 'H.R. & Co.' (Harmer Rooke). Cert. Ceremuga (2016) Gi = £ 28'000.
    Starting bid : 10,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 23,000.00 CHF