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  • Lot# : 4000 Papua New Guinea

    1901/05: Lakatoi 4 d. black & sepia, wmk. vertical on thin paper, comb perf., an unused example with variety "Deformed "d" at left", fresh and very fine with superb og. A rare stamp Gi = £ 3'250.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000 CHF

    Lot# : 4001 Papua New Guinea

    1901/05: Lakatoi 2 s. 6 d. black & brown on thin paper with vertical wmk., comb perf. 14, a fine unused example with large part og. A scarce stamp. Signed A. Diena.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4002 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May/June): Lakatoi ½ d. black & yellow-green, overprinted small "Papua" in black, wmk. vertical, comb perf. 14 oin thin paper, a fine unsed example showing variety "Overprint Double". Overprints close together but clearly doubled, fresh and very fine, large part og. Cert. G. Bühler (1986) Gi = £ 3'500.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 4003 Papua New Guinea

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    1907 (May/June): Lakatoi 1 d. black & carmine, overprinted small "Papua" in black, wmk. vertical, comb perf. 14 on thin paper, a used example with sheet margin at right showing the variety "Overprint Reading Upwards", neatly cancelled by Port Moresby datestamp in black. A rare and most appealing stamp. Cert. BPA (1998) Gi = £ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF

    Lot# : 4004 Papua New Guinea

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    Starting bid : Bid
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4005 Papua New Guinea

    1907/10: 2 d. black & purple, Jan 1910 printing, perf. compound 11 and 12½, a fine unused example, marginal from left of sheet, position 11 with Retouch on top of Hill at right, fresh and very fine, large part og. A superb example of this very scarce stamp Gi = £ 1'700+.rnProvenance: Collection 'Dr. Gyp' (Ettore Pedrazzo), Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 November 1992, lot 2452.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 4006 Papua New Guinea

    1901/39: Unused collection with vertical watermark values to 1 s., 1906 values (Gi 17/26) fine unused including duplication and 'White Leaves' varieties, 1907 issue with line perf. 2 s. 6 d. pair with one stamp showing inverted 'd' for 'p' in 'Papua' opt., 1907/10 with 2 s. 6 d. (4), perf. 11 with values to 12 s. incl. varieties with some ex Dr. Gyp (Pedrazzo) collection; perf. 12½ set of four incl. 4 d. with Deformed "d" variety; 1909/10 perf. 11 complete set with additional varieties, 1909/10 perf. 12½ complete set with additional varieties incl. 2½ d. with thin 'd'; 1910 large Paua set of nine complete and additional varieties (most ex 'Gyp'); 1911/15 set complete and additional shades and varieties; 1916/31 extensive selection with many multiples and varieties including a sheet of 40 of the 1 d. grey-black & red, 3 d. error of colour but with toned perf. at right, 6 d. in marginal block with one stamp showing POSTACE variety, further imprint strips etc:, 1931/32 Official set complete etc. Generally fine to very fine, an exceptional collection.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000 CHF

    Lot# : 4007 Papua New Guinea

    1916/31: 4 d. light brown & orange, a complete sheet of 40 subjects (5 x 8), with full JOHN ASH imprint perforated through at base, position 2 with 'rift in sky' flaw, fresh and fine, large part or umounted og. Gi = £ 800+.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 4008 Papua New Guinea

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    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4009 Papua New Guinea

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    1929/30: Ash Airmail 3 d. black & blue-green on white paper, an unused horizontal pair with large part JOHN ASH imprint, showing variety: "Air Mail overprint Omitted in Horizontal Pair with Normal". Diagonal pre-printing paper fold which probably caused the variety, fresh and fine, large part og. A very rare pair. Cert. BPA (1998) Gi = £ 8'000.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400 CHF

    Lot# : 4010 Papua New Guinea

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    1929/30: Ash Airmail 3 d. black & blue-green on white paper, an unused block of four with lower pair showing variety: "Air Mail overprint Omitted in Vertical Pair with Normal", positions 9-10/14-15 on the sheet of 30 subjects. Fresh and very fine, with superb large part og. A remarkable and extremely rare multiple. Cert. Ceremuga (2018) Gi = £ 15'000+.
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,500 CHF

    Lot# : 4011 Papua New Guinea

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    1930 (Sept 15): Harrison printing 3 d. sepia-black & bright blue-green on yellowish paper, overprinted 'Plane & Air Mail' in carmine, an unused sheet marginal block of four from the J. G. Spychiger sheet, positions 21-22/26-27, one light age spot in margin, fresh and fine somewhat browned gum, with lower pair unmounted og. Extremely rare and attractive multiple. Cert. Ceremuga (2018) Gi = £ 15'000+.
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,000 CHF

    Lot# : 4012 Papua New Guinea

    1930 (Sept 15): Airmail 6 d. dull & pale purple optd. in carmine, a fine unused sheet of 40 subjects, with full T. S. HARRISON imprint at base, showing position 32 with POSTACE for POSTAGE error, position 38 showing 'Dot in first 'P' of Papua', fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 4013 Papua New Guinea

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    1930 (Sept 15): Airmail 1 s. sepia & olive, overprint in carmine, a fine unused example, variety "Overprint Inverted", fresh and very fine colour, superb large part og. A superb example of an extremely rare stamp. Signed Kessler, Sanabria. Cert. Ceremuga (2018) Gi = £ 15'000.
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 9,500 CHF
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