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Lot# 3770 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3770 New Guinea

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    1916 (July 5): The famous SPECIMEN set of fourteen values comprising: ½ d. - £ 1 complete, all cancelled as Specimens for distribution to the UPU in Berne with "Rabaul" circular datestamps in black. The set sent to Bechuanaland Protectorate as Specimens and handstamped there upon receipt with diagonal SPECIMEN in black (Type BEC2a). For the exact stamps utilised and the types of overprint please set the photograph on our website. A wonderful and entirely unique set. Certs. BPA (1997), Ceremuga (2016).rnrn 
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200.00 CHF