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Lot# 3829 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 3829 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May-June): Small Papua Overprint (Type 4), 2 s. 6 d. black & brown, wmk. vertical, line perf. 14 on thick paper, an unused example, position 10 on the sheet of 30 subjects, with variety: "Inverted "d" for "p" in Papua", minor bend of no significance and not affecting the superb appearance, fresh and fine with large part og. A wonderful example of this extremely rare stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2011) Gi = £ 19'000.rnrnNote: Just two sheets of 30 were printed in error on thick paper with watermark vertical. As over half of the stock was used, this stamp, with the positional variety, can be considered a great rarity, with just 6 examples possible.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,500 CHF