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  • Lot# : 3700 Victoria

    1850/1912: The used collection on leaves with Half Lengths range with 1 d. shades (3), 2 d. shades (3) and 3 d. blue (2); 1854 Woodblock 2 s.green, Too Late 6 d. and Registration 1 s., thereafter largely complete incl. 1884 Stamp Statute values incl. Fiscally used £ 5, 1879/1900 Stamp Duty values incl. 15 s. - 45 s. and £ 5, £ 6, £ 8 and £ 10 mauve fiscally used and £ 25 bluish green, £ 50 purple and £ 100 rosine with Melbourne c.t.o. datestamps, 1886/90 High Values £ 5 - £ 9 complete (2 sets), 1897 and 1900 Charity sets of two, 1901/10 £ 1 and £ 2 and the two Postage Due sets. A good lot.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3701 Victoria

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    1882: Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. imperforate Plate Proofs for 2 s. brown-vermilion, 5 s. steel blue, 10 s. emerald-green and £ 1 vermilion; in full sheets of 30 subjects (5 x 6) on thick card paper, each sheet with "Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Bank Note Engravers &c., London" imprints at base (the imprint was removed from the Plate before printing of the issued stamps commenced in Brisbane). The sheets were included in the BW despatch together with the steel printing plates sent to the Government Printing Office in Brisbane. Some trivial aging at the edges of the sheets not affecting the dramatic and splendid appearance. A sensational and unique group. Certs. Ceremuga (2012).
    Starting bid : 4,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3702 Victoria

    1901: Suplied by the GPO in Melbourne, "Stamp Duty" inscribed issues from 1886/1901, a fine set with thirty-three different values from ½ d. to 1887/1889 £ 5 pale blue & maroon, £ 6 yellow & pale blue, £ 7 rosine & black, £ 8 mauve & brown-orange and £ 9 apple-green & rosine, all cancelled by c.t.o. datestamps of Melbourne (June 21, 1901) with additional blocks of four of the 1 s. orange and 2 s. blue on rose, a fine and scarce group (36 items) Gi = £ 1'500+.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 850.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3703 Victoria

    1901/13: The complete set of current definitives from ½ d. blue-green to £ 2 deep blue, each one cancelled by c.t.o. datestamps of Melbourne (Jan 17, 1907) in black. Fresh colours and very fine, a scarce and most attractive set.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3704 Western Australia

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    1854 (Aug 1): Swan 1 d. black, an unused example with good margins all round, slight burr rubbing in margin at base and at top, tiny thin and unobtrusive horizontal bend, with part og. A very rare stamp unused. Cert. RPSL (1984) Gi = £ 1'500.rnProvenance: Collection H. A. Pattiz.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3705 Western Australia

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    1864: Swan 4 d. blue, an unused example with large margins all round in a rich shade, reverse showing "Inverted Offset" with design shifted and showing vertical and horizontal margin, unused without gum. A scarce and appealing stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2015).
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3706 Western Australia

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    1879: Swan 2 d. mauve, wmk. Crown CC upright, perf. 12½, the ERROR OF COLOUR, issued in yellow, printed in the colour of the 6 d., a fine unused example of excellent colour, unused without gum. An extremely rare stamp and a most appealing example of this rarity. Signed Herbert Bloch. Cert. Ceremuga (2002) Gi = £ 22'000.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3707 Western Australia

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    1879: Swan 2 d. mauve, wmk. Crown CC upright, perf. 12½, the ERROR OF COLOUR, issued in yellow, a fine used example neatly cancelled by 'GPO' oval of bars and part cds at right. Fresh and very fine, a superb example of an extremely rare stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2005) Gi = £ 15'000.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3708 Western Australia

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    1871/73: 3 d. pale brown, an imperforate block of six (3 x 2) on chalk surfaced card paper, large margins all round, overprinted CANCELLED (Type D7) in black. Scarce and very fine with just one sheet printed thus. Cert. Ceremuga (2012).
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3709 Western Australia

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    1874 (Dec 10): Provisional ONE PENNY in green on Swan 1 d. yellow, perf. 12½, wmk. 'Crown / CC' reversed, a fine unused example of good colour, pinhole at top but a scarce stamp with large part og. Cert. Ceremuga (2019) Gi = £ 750.
    Starting bid : 180.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3710 Western Australia

    1895: ½ d. on 3 d. cinnamon, surcharged 'Half-Penny' in both red and in green, an unused block of four, fresh and fine, part og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 440+.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3711 Western Australia

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    1882/97; Swan Internal Revenue issue, the complete set of seventeen values printed in dull purple, each stamp with italic manuscript, 37-39 mm. "Specimen" overprint vertically on 1 d., 3 d., 6 d., 1 s., 2 s. 6 d., 3 s., 5 s., 7 s. 6 d., 10 s. and 15 s.; horizontally written on £ 1, £ 1 10 s., £ 5, £ 10, £ 25, £ 50 and £ 100 values, all fresh and very fine, all with large part og. A few minor imperfections but a unique and truly remarkable set. Cert. Ceremuga (2002).
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3712 Western Australia

    1854/1912: The unused collection on leaves with imperforate 1854 1 d. black and 4 d. blue, 1855 1 s. pale brown, 1857 2 d. brown-red variety 'Printed Both Sides' but repaired (cert.), 6 d. black with fair margins for this rarity (cert.), 1860/64 4 d. blue, 6 d. sage, 1861/90 issues with good range from 1 d. to 1 s., 1885/93 definitives unused and five values with SPECIMEN. Condition obviously varies but a valuable and scarce group.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3713 Western Australia

    1854/1912: The used collection on leaves with imperforate 1854 1 d. black and 4 d. blue, 1855 1 s. pale brown with bold "2" numeral obliterator, 1857 2 d. brown on red, 6 d. grey-black,  1860/64 imperf. 2 d. orange, rare 4 d. blue (cert.) and 6 d. sage, thereafter largely complete incl. 1893 Postal Fiscals 1 d. dull purple - 2 s. 6 d. dull purple (this last postally used, with cert.), Telegraph stamps etc. Condition varies but a scarce lot. 
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3714 Western Australia

    1876/1912: Collection on leaves with 1876/81 1 d. ochre imperforate Proof pair on CC paper marginal from base of sheet, 1898 imperforate proof for 6 d. and 1 s. values in issued colours, thereafter with large range of Swan issues collected for cancellations (350+) together with some fine covers/cards (32).
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3715 Western Australia

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    Lake Lefroy Goldfield Bicycle Service 1897 (April): Lithographed at the 'Coolgardie Miner & Pioneer' Printing Office, Lake Lefroy Goldfield 6 d. rose-red on paper with green reverse, perf. 12, a fine unused example with minor thin spots not affecting the appearance. A rare Local issue in much above average quality: this example was acquired from the decendants of a Canadian prospector in 2012, having remained with the family for 116 years. Cert. Ceremuga (2012).rnrnNote: The service ran from Lake Lefroy to Coolgardie, a distance of 45 miles, Kalgoorlie and other local Goldfield camps. It was finally closed down in June 1897 when the Government mailcoach service commenced to Red Hill. The stamps were printed by the photo-zinc process in sheetlets of four stamps arranged vertically tête-bêche.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3716 Western Australia

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    Lake Lefroy Goldfield Bicycle Service 1897 (April): Lithographed at the 'Coolgardie Miner & Pioneer' Printing Office, Lake Lefroy Goldfield 6 d. rose-red on paper with green reverse, perf. 12, a fine used example initialled "HM" in purple crayon manuscript (H. Lacey Hiller & Frederick E. Maskell, the organisers of the service) with partial 'Coolgardie / WA' cds in black at left. Two thin spots but a rarity. Cert. Ceremuga (2011).
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3717 Western Australia

    Coolgardie Cycle Express 1895/96: The James Healy first issue 1 s. and 2 s. 6d. blue and the second issue bicoloured set of three, applied to reverse of James A. Healy advertising card for the delivery service, with a full list of names of the cyclist's performing the deliveries and the Mining sites they would deliver to from Coolgardie. Slight faults to advertising side but extremely rare and most unusual.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3718 Western Australia

    Coolgardie Cycle Express 1895/96: The James Healy 1 s. blue used on 1896 cover addressed to Sydney, tied by "Per COOLGARDIE CYCLE EXPRESS CO., / HUNT STREET" in violet and by fine NORSEMAN / WA circular datestamp (Sept 29) in black. The cover has had the Western Australia adhesives removed (probably four Swan ½ d. values), and is struck on reverse with 'Esperanza / WA' cds (Oct 4) and Sydney arrival cds (Oct 15) in black. The sole recorded outwards Cycle Express cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection John Gartner.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3719 Western Australia

    Coolgardie Cycle Express 1895/96: The James Healy 2 s. 6 d. blue used on 1896 incoming cover front from New Zealand franked by 1882-90 1 d. rose horizontal pair tied by 'Feilding' datestamps (June 30) addressed to W. Oldham, Surveyor in Coolgardie, forwarded on to Mount Margaret with notation "Per Healy's Cycle Ex." at upper left, tied by "Per COOLGARDIE CYCLE EXPRESS CO., / HUNT STREET" in violet. Faults but very rare.rnrnNote: This front is from the same correspondence as the "Besançon" cover in our last auction, lot 3726.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3720 Western Australia

    Coolgardie Cycle Express 1896: The James Healy second issue set of three (replacing Cycles with Camels), lithographed by James Vinden of Coolgardie, the bicoloured set of three values in unused blocks of four, with 6 d. brown & green with large part og., 2 s. brown & yellow with some gum loss and slight ink marks on face and 5 s. brown & violet with rounded corner and thin spots on part og., despite the imperfections, an extremely rare set in multiples.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3721 Western Australia

    Coolgardie Cycle Express 1895/96: The James Healy 1 s. and 2 s. 6 d. blue values, each in perforated complete unused sheets of thirty-five (5 x 7), with full sheet margins all round, fresh and very fine but for one or two age spots and minor splitting as usual, full unmounted og. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3722 New South Wales

    Australian States 1850/1911: Collection with NSW incl. Sydney View 1 d. carmine, 2 d. grey-blue (3), 3 d. green (2) all used; good range of Diadem issues imperf. and perf., later incl. 1897 Consumptive Homes Charity set of two, Queensland with a ranage of Chalons used and 1 s. violet optd. SPECIMEN in black, 1882/95 high values with used range; South Australia with imperf. 2 d. (4) and 6 d. used, 'Long' stamps with values to 5 s. used, Tasmania with 1853 4 d. Courier, used, Chalons used, Victoria from half-lengths with another fine used range, Western Australia with 1854 1 d. black used, 4 d. blue used, Australia with Kookaburra 3 d. sheet of four unused, Roo 10 s., £ 1 and £ 2 optd. SPECIMEN, and Pacific Islands collection with Aitutaki incl. 1911 6 d. carmine and 1 s. yellow-brown unused, 1920 set of six, sporadic Cook Island, Fiji and Samoa from classic issues, some useful stamps noted and much cancellation interest.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3723 Australia

    Collection balance with New South Wales 1885/87 Stamp Duty 7 s. lilac & green optd. 'Specimen' in black and again with diagonally struck large 'Specimen' handstamp in violet together with four lower face value Stamp Duty Specimens, 1950/66 Stamp Duty set of ten to £ 1 unused, Queensland with 1882/95 2/6 d. to £ 1 c.t.o. set of four used at Brisbane, 1935 Stamp Duty set of nine to 20 s. unused, South Australia 1886 50 s. dull pink with value tablet shift optd., SPECIMEN in black, 1902 Thin Postage 4 d. red-orange in unused block of four with GE of POSTAGE missing on one, 6 d. and 10 d. in pairs with Plate Number unused, Tannenberg 5 d. unused block of six with double perf. variety, Tasmania with 1901 2½ d. on 9 d. blue in an optd. Reprint block of 24, George & Dragon reprint blocks of four 3 d., 1 s., 2 s. and 10 s. (two of each), Victoria Stamp 1902/1966 Stamp Duty values from 1 d. to £ 1 (13) unused, Postage Due set from ½ d. to 5 s. all with c.t.o. cds's of Melbourne, Western Australia 1881 'IR' optd. 1 d. to £ 10 (14 values) manuscript used, Coolgardie Cycle Post set of three unused with additional 6 d. and 5 s. values and a 2 s. fine used etc. Condition varies but some unusual material noted.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3724 Australia

    1913 (Jan 8): 5 d. chestnut, Die II, perf. 12, an unused example, marginal from base of sheet with "CA" monogram, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare BW 16(2)zc = $ 3'500.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 440.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3725 Australia

    1914/20: 1 d. carmine-red, Die II, an unused example of good colour, variety "Watermark Inverted", centred to right, fresh and fine, unmounted og. A rare stamp Gi = £ 1'300.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3726 Australia

    1915 (July 9): 9 d. violet, second watermark, an unused block of four of superb fresh colour, typical centering for the issue, full unmounted og. A rare multiple BW 25A = $ 10'000.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3727 Australia

    1915/27: 5 s. grey & yellow, Die II, third watermark, an unused example showing the scarce plate variety "Kangaroo's Ear Missing" (Right Pane, Row 8, Stamp 5), fresh and very fine, slightest of wrinkles on unmounted og. Rare: this variety only occurred on the late printings on this paper BW44 (var) = $ 2'000+.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3728 Australia

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    1924 (May-Aug): 1½ d. pale pink, an unused block of four, marginal from left of sheet, upper left stamp with variety "Notch in Left Frame" (Left pane, stamp 19), minor gum bend not affecting the appearance, fine unmounted og., and a pair in same shade (positions 53-54), unmounted og. Certs. SPRS /Drury (2018) ACSC 89/I(22)h & 89/I.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3729 Australia

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    1927 (Sept 6): 1 s. 4 d. deep turquoise, fifth wmk., perf. 14, an unused example in this scarce shade, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Cert. SPRS (2018) BW 129C = $ 5'250.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3730 Australia

    1929/30: 5 s. grey & yellow, Die II, an unused horizontal pair divided by interpanneau margin, with full "John Ash" imprint perforated through, fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 950+/BW 45za = $ 3'000.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3731 Australia

    1954 (March 13): Crash on the landing strip of Kallang airport in Singapore, O.H.M.S envelope and a commercial envelope from Melbourne to London, both with boxed special cachet "SALVAGED MAIL AIRCRAFT CRASH SINGAPORE 13.3.1954" in magenta Nierinck 540313a + aa.
    Starting bid : 80.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3732 Australia

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    1971: Aboriginal Art 20 c. Bark Painting, an unused horizontal strip of five with sheet margins at left and at right, fifth stamp with variety "Sepia Omitted" and thus both the Value and Country Name omitted, fresh and very fine with full unmounted og. Rare - just ten examples recorded from the one sheet discovered. Cert. Ceremuga (2017) Gi = £ 2'750.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3733 Australia

    1913/96: Collection in five volumes, with 1913 'Roo values to 2 s, Kookaburra 6 d. claret used, 1926/30 large range with better values incl 1 s. 4 d., 1929 5 s. (2), Commemoratives and Definitive issues from 1932 largely complete to 1996 incl. 10 s. and £ 1 values, GVI and QEII re-entries and Plate Flaws arranged by ACSC catalogue listings, miniature sheets, fine range of Frama labels etc.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 190.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3734 Australia

    1902: Postage Dues collection with 1902 values incl. fine 5 s. used and 3 d. and 4 d. unused, 1902/04 large part used set incl. 5 d., 8 d., 1 s. and 5 s. values used and 5 s. optd 'Specimen' in black, 1908 1/- and 5/- used, 1909/25 set with some duplication incl. 10 s. and £ 1 values, a useful lot (128 items).
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3735 New Guinea

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    1914/15: GRI and Value 6 mm. apart, 1 d. on 3 pf. brown, Setting 7, position 2, an unused example of good colour, without gum and probably from a mixed lot in the Marquess of Bute sale judging from the back of the stamp. A very scarce Setting. Cert. RPSL (2003) Gi = £ 750.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 240.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3736 New Guinea

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    1914/15: GRI and Value 6 mm. apart, 3 d. on 25 pf. black & red on yellow, Setting 1, position 3, an unused example of good colour, fresh and very fine, superb large part og. Signed Kilian BPP. Cert. Ceremuga (2016) Gi = £ 375.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3737 New Guinea

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    1914/15: GRI and Value 6 mm. apart, 4 d. on 40 pf. black & carmine, Setting 1, position 1, an unused example of good colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. Scarce. Signed Holcombe. Opinion Holcombe Gi = £ 475.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3738 New Guinea

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    1914/15: GRI and Value 3½-4 mm. apart, 1 s. on German New Guinea 1 m. carmine, Setting 4, position 1, an unused example of excellent colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. An extremely scarce stamp with only 128 examples of the 1 s. on 1 m. (Gi 12 and 27) surcharged. Signed Bothe BPP, Hoffman-Giesecke. Cert. Ceremuga (2013) Gi = £ 3'500.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3739 New Guinea

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    1914/15: GRI and Value 3½-4 mm. apart, 2 s. on German New Guinea 2 m. blue, Setting 1, position 4, an unused example of rich colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. An extremely scarce stamp. Signed Bothe BPP, H. Bloch. Cert Friedl (1972) Gi = £ 3'250.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3740 New Guinea

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    1914/15: GRI and Value 3½-4 mm. apart, 3 s. on German New Guinea 3 m. violet-black, Setting 5, an unused example of superb colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. An extremely scarce stamp with only 87 examples of the 3 s. on 3 m. surcharged. Signed Bothe BPP, H. Bloch. Cert. BPA (2008) Gi = £ 5'500.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,900.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3741 New Guinea

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    1914/15: GRI and Value 3½-4 mm. apart, 5 s. on German New Guinea 5 m. carmine & black, Setting 1, position 3, an unused example of excellent colour, fresh and very fine, well centred, large part og. An extremely scarce stamp with only 102 examples of the 5 s. on 5 m. (Gi 15 and 30) surcharged. Signed Bühler, Bothe BPP. Certs. Bühler (1969) and Bothe (1971) Gi = £ 14'000.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3742 New Guinea

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    1915 (Feb 27): GRI and Value 5 mm. apart, 2½ d. on 20 pf. ultramarine, Setting 4, position 2, an unused example of good colour, fresh and very fine, superb large part og. An extremely rare stamp with just remainders from two sheets believed to be surcharged with the 5 mm. spacing. Cert. Ceremuga (2016) Gi = £ 2'000.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3743 New Guinea

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    1915 (Feb 27): GRI and Value 5 mm. apart, 8 d. on 80 pf. black & carmine on rose, Setting 2, position 8, an unused example of good colour, fresh and very fine, superb large part og. A very scarce stamp. Cert. Ceremuga (2012) Gi = £ 425.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3744 New Guinea

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    1915 (Jan): 'GRI / 3 d.' on Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen registration label (#168), Setting B with (Deutsch Neuguinea), position 3, fresh and very fine unused. A scarce stamp with less than 500 believed to be issued. Cert. Ceremuga (2016) Gi = £ 250.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3745 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan): 'GRI / 3 d.' on Käwieng registration label (#807) with (Deutsch-Neuguinea), fresh and very fine unused. A very rare stamp Gi = £ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 360.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3746 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan): 'GRI / 3 d.' on Kieta registration label (#219) with (Deutsch-Neuguinea), one or two indentations otherwise fresh and very fine unused. A good spacefiller for a rare stamp Gi = £ 450.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3747 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan): 'GRI / 3 d.' on Manus registration label (#26) with (Deutsch Neuguinea), marginal at right, minor bend otherwise fresh and very fine unused. A scarce stamp Gi = £ 325.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3748 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan): 'GRI / 3 d.' on seriffed Käwieng registration label (#401) with (Deutsch Neuguinea), diagonal crease but unusually with large part og.  Gi = £ 250.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3749 New Guinea

    1914 (Dec 16): GRI and Value 3½-4 mm. apart, 3 d. on 25 pf. black & red on yellow, Setting 6, position 5, an unused example of good colour, fresh and fine, large part og. Gi = £ 450.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3750 New Guinea

    1914 (Dec 16): GRI and Value 3½-4 mm. apart, 1 s. on 1 m. carmine, an unused example of vibrant colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. A very scarce stamp with only 133 examples surcharged. Signed Hoffman Giesecke Gi = £ 4'000.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3751 New Guinea

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    1914 (Dec 16): GRI and Value 3½-4 mm. apart, 2 s. on 2 m. blue, Setting 2, position 1, an unused example of vibrant colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. A very scarce stamp. Signed H. Bloch. Cert. RPSL (2005) Gi = £ 1'900.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3752 New Guinea

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    1914 (Dec 16): GRI and Value 3½-4 mm. apart, 3 s. on 3 m. violet-black, Setting 3, position 3, an unused example of resonant colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. A very scarce stamp with only 87 examples surcharged. Cert. Ceremuga (2003) Gi = £ 6'500.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3753 New Guinea

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    1914 (Dec 16): 5 s. on Marshall Islands 5 m. carmine & black, 3½ - 4 mm. spacing, Gibbs Setting III, position 1, an unused example of perfect centering and vibrant colour, fresh and very fine, superb large part og. A magnificent and extremely rare stamp. Signed Holcombe. Cert. BPA (2017) Gi = £ 14'000.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3754 New Guinea

    1915/16: 1 d. carmine-red, Die II, an unused example of the "Substituted Cliché" (Plate 2, Right Pane, Row 6, Stamp 4), showing the rounded corners, white spot under Emu and damaged top to Crown, centred to right and of fine colour, large part og. A very rare stamp Gi = £ 1'900.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3755 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan 4): 1 d. carmine red, Die I, an unused sheet / forme of 30 subjects (6 x 5), with sheet corner margins at left and at base, of fresh colour and superb large part og. where hinged for protection or unmounted og. Minor age spot on first and third stamp at top but an outstanding and extremely scarce multiple - the margins were normally removed in Melbourne prior to despatch to Rabaul.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3756 New Guinea

    1915/16: 4 d. orange-yellow, second wmk., an unused example, overprint Type 'a', variety "Line through FOUR of FOUR PENCE", fresh and very fine, large part og. A scarce stamp Gi = £ 425.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3757 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan 4): 2½ d. indigo, Die II, an unused sheet / forme of 30 subjects (6 x 5), Plate 2, Left Pane, with sheet corner margins at left and at base and showing "JBC" monogram, with plate varieties 'Scratch over W of TWO' (pos. 32), Heavy Coastline to Western Australia (pos. 43) and Retouch to upper right of Duty Tablet (pos. 55), of fresh colour and fine unmounted og. An outstanding and extremely scarce multiple - the margins were normally removed in Melbourne prior to despatch to Rabaul.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3758 New Guinea

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 3759 New Guinea

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 3760 New Guinea

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    1915/16: Kangaroo 6 d. ultramarine, Die II, overprint type c, an unused example of good colour and centering showing the variety "Retouched second "E" in PENCE", fresh and fine, part og. Position 1R60, from 1st printing, overprint 3rd Setting position 30 showing damaged type. A major rarity of Australian Colonial philately - in a total printing of 4'080 (136 panes / formes of 30) it is thought that this variety could only occur 17 times. Cert. Ceremuga (2013) Gi = £ 7'500.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3761 New Guinea

    1915/16: Kangaroo 6 d. ultramarine, first watermark, Die II, an unused example with overprint Type 'b', variety "Inverted Watermark", fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 300.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 100.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3762 New Guinea

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    1915/16: Kangaroo 1 s. green, first watermark, Die II, an unused example with overprint Type 'a', variety "Dry Ink", in a dull matt shade, fresh and fine, large part og. A scarce stamp. Cert. S. Dunkerley (2008).
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3763 New Guinea

    1915/16: Kangaroo 5 s. grey & yellow, first watermark, Die II, an unused example with overprint Type 'a', fresh colour, tiny old hinge thin not affecting the appearance, large part og. A very rare stamp Gi = £ 2'750.
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3764 New Guinea

    1915/16: Kangaroo 5 s. grey & yellow, first watermark, Die II, an unused example with overprint Type 'c', fresh colour, with slightly blunted perf. at base, large part og. A very rare stamp Gi = £ 2'750.
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 900.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3765 New Guinea

    1915/16: Kangaroo 10 s. grey & pink, first watermark, Die II, an unused 'set' of three with overprint Types 'a', 'b' and 'c', fresh colours, large part og. A scarce group Gi = £ 450.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3766 New Guinea

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    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

    Lot# : 3768 New Guinea

    1915/16: Kangaroo 3 d. yellow-olive, third watermark, an unused horizontal pair, Die II in pair with Die I, with marginal watermark on right hand stamp, fresh and fine appearance, unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 325.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 180.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3769 New Guinea

    1916 (Aug): Kangaroo £ 1 chocolate & dull blue, third watermark, Die II, an unused 'set' of three with overprint Types 'a', 'b' and 'c', all with fresh colours and large part og. A very scarce group Gi = £ 1'050.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 460.00 CHF

    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

    Lot# : 3771 New Guinea

    1915/16: Kangaroo issue, first watermark, perf. 12, from 2 d. to £ 1, a used c.t.o. set of ten, all cancelled by circular CANCELLED / NAURU handstamps in black or violet, one or two slight imperfections to the low values but the extremely rare 5 s. grey & yellow (opt. type 'a') superb and perfectly cancelled in violet. Please see website photograph for overprint types. Rare Gi = £ 5'000+.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3772 New Guinea

    1918 (May 23): 'One Penny' on 1 s. green, an unused set of three showing overprint types a+b+c, well centred and of good colour, Type b unused without gum otherwise large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 300.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 110.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3773 New Guinea

    Type 11 Overprint 1918/22: 1 d. carmine-red, second watermark, Die I, an unused example from the "Substituted Cliché" (Plate 2, Right Pane, Row 6, Stamp 5) showing the broken Crown at top and the frame breaks at left, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. A superb example of a very rare stamp Gi = £ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 350.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3774 New Guinea

    Type 11 Overprint 1918/22: 1 d. carmine-red, Die II, an unused example of the "Substituted Cliché" (Plate 2, Right Pane, Row 6, Stamp 4), showing the rounded corners, white spot under Emu and damaged top to Crown, centred to right and of fine colour, superb large part og. A rare stamp Gi = £ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3775 New Guinea

    Type 11 overprint 1920: 1d. carmine-red, Die I + Die II, an unused block of four, the two stamps at left Die I and the two at right Die II, fresh colour and very fine, large part og. with two stamps unmounted og. A very rare and attractive multiple.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3776 New Guinea

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    Type 11 Overprint 1919: 4 d. yellow-orange, a fine unused example showing variety "Line through FOUR of FOUR PENCE", (Plate 2, Right Pane, Row 6, Stamp 2), well centred and of fine colour, large part og. A rare stamp. Signed Holcombe. Opinion Holcome (1997) Gi = £ 850.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3777 New Guinea

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    Type 11 overprint 1919: 2½ d. indigo, Die II, an unused example of excellent colour and centering, with variety "1" of "½" omitted, large part og. A magnificent example of this great rarity in the foremost quality. Exceptional. Cert. BPA (1977) Gi = £ 14'000.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3778 New Guinea

    Type 11 overprint 1918/22: Kangaroo 3 d. greenish-olive, third watermark, an unused horizontal pair, Die II in pair with Die I, with marginal watermark on right hand stamp, fresh and fine appearance, unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 425.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3779 New Guinea

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    Type 11 Overprint 1919/22: Kangaroo 2 d. - £ 1 bistre-brown & grey-blue, third watermark, the complete unused set of fifteen stamps with 2 d. grey, Die I and Die II, 2½ d. indigo and the 1920 2½ d. blue, 3 d. greenish olive Die I and II, 6 d. ultramarine, 6 d. greyish ultramarine, 9 d. violet Die IIB, 1 s. green (both shades), 2 s. brown, 5 s. grey & yellow, 10 s. grey & bright pink and the extremely rare £ 1 bistre-brown & grey-blue, Die II, unused without gum; the balance generally fine with large part og. Cert. Ceremuga for the £ 1 (2012) Gi = £ 4'950+.rnrnNote: Just 960 of the £ 1 value are believed to have been issued, of which a portion were remaindered and officially destroyed.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3780 New Guinea

    Type 11 Overprint 1922: 4 d. violet, an unused vertical pair, the upper stamp (Plate 2, Right Pane, Row 2, Stamp 6), showing the variety "FOUR PENCE in Thinner Letters", right hand perforations somewhat erratic but of fresh colour and unmounted og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 820+.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 250.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3781 New Guinea

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    Type 11 Overprint 1922: 4 d. ultramarine, an unused example (Plate 2, Right Pane, Row 2, Stamp 6), showing the variety "FOUR PENCE in Thinner Letters", of fresh colour and large part og., with unused normal for comparison. Cert. BPA (1984) Gi = £ 900.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 250.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3782 New Guinea

    1925: Native Huts, the set of twelve values, issued between Jan and April 1925, superb used with c.t.o. circular datestamps of Rabaul in black (April 8, 1925). Scarce and attractive set Gi = £ 650.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3783 New Guinea

    1925: Native Huts, the set of twelve values, issued between Jan and April 1925, superb used with c.t.o. circular datestamps of Rabaul in black (April 8, 1925), all hinged to sheet from the Postal archives of Tunisia where retained as Specimens of the issue. Rare and most attractive set Gi = £ 650.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3784 New Guinea

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    1925 (June 8): Native Huts Airmail, the set of thirteen values complete unused, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Type TUN1) diagonally in black by the Tunisian Post Office upon receipt from the UPU in Berne. Some adhesions on gum from the record books, otherwise fresh and very fine, a splendid and unique set. Cert. Ceremuga (2016).
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3785 New Guinea

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    1931 (Aug 2): Bird of Paradise, with dates, the set of thirteen values complete unused, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Type TUN1) diagonally in black by the Tunisian Post Office upon receipt from the UPU in Berne. Some adhesions on gum from the record books, otherwise fresh and very fine, a splendid and unique set. Cert. Ceremuga (2016).
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3786 New Guinea

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    1931 (Aug 2): Bird of Paradise, with dates, the airmail set of fourteen values complete unused, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Type TUN1) diagonally in black by the Tunisian Post Office upon receipt from the UPU in Berne. Some adhesions on gum from the record books, otherwise fresh and very fine, a splendid and unique set. Cert. Ceremuga (2016).
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3787 New Guinea

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    1932/34: Bird of Paradise, without dates, the set of fifteen values complete unused, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Type TUN1) diagonally in black (horizontally on 1 s. - £ 1 values) by the Tunisian Post Office upon receipt from the UPU in Berne. Some adhesions on gum from the record books, otherwise fresh and very fine, a splendid and unique set. Cert. Ceremuga (2016).
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3788 New Guinea

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    1932/34: Bird of Paradise, without dates, the Airmail set of sixteen values complete unused, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Type TUN1) diagonally or horizontally in black by the Tunisian Post Office upon receipt from the UPU in Berne. Some adhesions on gum from the record books, otherwise fresh and very fine, a splendid and unique set. Cert. Ceremuga (2016).
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3789 New Guinea

    1932/34: Airmail Bird of Paradise issue, without dates, the complete set of sixteen values, all in "John Ash / Australian Note & Stamp Printer" marginal imprint blocks of four, the 2½ d. with toned perf. otherwise largely fresh and fine, superb large part normal browned og. with lower pairs unmounted og. Rare thus Gi = £ 1'000+.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3790 New Guinea

    1935 (May 1): Airmail £ 2 bright violet and £ 5 emerald-green, the set of two values, fresh colours, minor wrinkles on large part og. Fine and scarce Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 350.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3791 New Guinea

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    1935 (May 1): Bulolo Goldfields airmail £ 5 emerald-green, an unused block of four, corner marginal from upper left of sheet, of vibrant fresh colour and superb, slightly browned, unmounted og. Rare and most attractive multiple of this iconic stamp. Cert. Brandon (1978) Gi = £ 3'000+.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3792 New Guinea

    1939 (March 1): Airmail Postage, the redrawn set of fourteen values, of fine fresh colours, typical wrinkles on large part or unmounted og., the rare 10 s. pink being superb unmounted Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 3793 New Guinea

    1939 (March 1): Airmail Postage, £ 1 olive-green, an unused block of four, marginal from left of sheet, of fine colour, superb unmounted og. Gi = £ 560+.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 380.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3794 New Guinea

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    1919/23: Official 6 d. greyish ultramarine third watermark, Die IIB, punctured 'OS', an unused example of good colour, large part og. A scarce  stamp. Cert. PCNZA (2015) Gi = unpriced unused.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3795 New Guinea

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    1919/23: Official 1 s. emerald, third watermark, Die II, punctured 'OS', an unused example of good colour, large part og. A scarce  stamp. Cert. PCNZA (2015) Gi = £ 400.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3796 New Guinea

    1919/23: Official 2 s. brown, third watermark, Die II, punctured 'OS', a used example of good colour, neatly cancelled by 'Manus' datestamp (Aug 7, 1922) in black Gi = £ 375.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 170.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3797 New Guinea

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    Type 11 overprint 1920: Official 1d. rosine, Die I, on rough unsurfaced paper, perforated 'OS', a fine used example centred to lower right, cancelled by part 'Rabaul' cds in black. A scarce stamp. Cert. Sydney PRS (2012) Gi = £ 190.
    Starting bid : 75.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 75.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3798 New Guinea

    Type 11 overprint 1920: Official 1d. rosine, Die II, on rough unsurfaced paper, perforated 'OS', a fine used example lightly cancelled in black. A very elusive stamp Gi = £ 950.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 3799 New Guinea

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    1932/34: Bird of Paradise, with dates, the Official set of eleven values complete unused, all overprinted SPECIMEN (Type TUN1) diagonally in black by the Tunisian Post Office upon receipt from the UPU in Berne. Some adhesions on gum from the record books, otherwise fresh and very fine, a splendid and unique set. Cert. Ceremuga (2016).
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 CHF
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