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  • Lot# : 8001 New Guinea

    Watermark 5 of Australia, perf. 14¼ x 14 1915 (Jan-March): ½ d. green, Second Setting, an unused pane / sheet of 30 subjects from the Upper Plate, Left Pane, Lower half, showing position 3 "H of HALF Broken at Left", position 12 "No Stop after ISLANDS", position 30 showing "Acute Accent "É" on POSTAGE", fresh colour and very fine, large part or unmounted og., a scarce sheet Gi = £ 90++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, ex lot 2157.

    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8002 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): ½ d. green, New Plate, an unused pane / sheet of 30 subjects showing position 12 "No Stop after ISLANDS", and Large Stops after "W" (position 6) and "S" (position 16), the stamp flaws from the previous sheet corrected, fresh colour and very fine, large part or unmounted og., a scarce sheet Gi = £ 90++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, ex lot 2157.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8003 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): ½ d. bright green, Third Setting, an unused pane / sheet of 30 subjects showing position 1 with "Broken Frame at Base" and "Break at Left of left ½", large Stops after "N" and "W" on position 30, fresh colour and very fine, large part or unmounted og., a fine sheet Gi = £ 90++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2158.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 8004 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 1 d. carmine-red, Die II, an unused vertical strip of three (a-b-c), of fine colour and appearance, traces of age spots on top stamp, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 330+.
    Starting bid : 90 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8005 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 1 d. carmine-red, Die II, an unused vertical strip of three (a-b-c), of fine colour and appearance, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 330+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 8006 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 1 d. carmine-red, Die II, an unused block of six (2 x 3) showing two vertical strips of three (a-b-c), of fine colour and appearance, superb, unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 660+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 8007 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 1 d. pale rose, Die I, an unused pane / sheet of 30 subjects showing position 12 with "Dash under right "1" value tablet" and large Stops after "W" on positions 6, 16 and 18, fresh colour and very fine, large part or unmounted og., a fine sheet Gi = £ 240++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2159.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 8008 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 1 d. pale rose, Die I, Second  Setting, an unused pane / sheet of 30 subjects showing position 12 with early stage of missing Stop after ISLANDS, and large Stops after "W" on position 6 and after "S" on position 16, position 25 showing "Dash in margin above right "1" value tablet", fresh colour and very fine, large part or unmounted og., a fine sheet Gi = £ 240++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2160.

    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8009 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 1 d. pale rose, Die I, Third Setting, Upper Plate, Right Pane, an unused pane / sheet of 30 subjects showing Transfer errors on the lower horizontal row, and large Stops after "N" and "W" on position 30, fresh colour and very fine, large part or unmounted og., a fine sheet Gi = £ 240++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2161.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 8010 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): ½ d. green and 1 d. carmine-red (2) used on registered 1915 cover to Sydney with GRI / 3 d. Rabaul registration label No. 824 (Gi. 33) with hyphen between Deutsch-Neuguinea at left, all tied by oval framed "RABAUL / NEW BRITAIN" datestamps (June 8) in violet. Straight line PASSED BY CENSOR in violet below and reverse with Sydney arrival (June 21). A few minor imperfections but a rare and most attractive cover.rnrnProvenance: Christie's, London, 14 Dec 1993, lot 576A.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 8011 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 1 d. carmine-red, an unused horizontal strip of four, first and last stamps Die I and the two central stamps Die II, Type a, clean cut perfs., fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce and most attractive strip Gi = £ 220+.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 8012 New Guinea

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    1915 (Jan-March): 1 d. carmine-red, Die II, an unused example, Type a, showing the "Substituted Cliché" (Plate 2, Right pane, Row 6, stamp 4), with white spot under the Emu, centred to right, fresh colour, large part og. A rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (2003) Gi = £ 1'900.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8013 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 4 d. yellow-orange, Third Setting, an unused pane / sheet of 30 subjects, of fine colour showing Transfer errors in the lower horizontal row, position 28 showing broken lower left corner of outer frame, large Stops after "N", "W" and "S" on position 30; large part or unmounted og. A scarce sheet Gi = £ 120++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2165.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 8014 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 4 d. yellow-orange, Third Setting, an unused pane / sheet of 30 subjects, of fine colour showing Transfer errors in the lower horizontal row, position 23 with broken "W" and position 30 with broken "C" in overprint, large Stops after "N", "W" and "S" on position 30; fourth stamp slight overprint smudge, large part or unmounted og. A scarce sheet Gi = £ 120++.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 8015 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 4 d. yellow-orange, Fourth Setting, an unused pane / sheet of 30 subjects, of fine colour showing position 8 with "Dot on Crown", position 26 with "Dot on "4" at left, large part or unmounted og. A scarce sheet Gi = £ 120++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2166.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8016 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 4 d. chrome-yellow, an unused vertical strip of three (a-b-c), of superb true colour, fresh and very fine, slightly browned large part or unmounted og. A very rare shade Gi = £ 750+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 8017 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 4 d. yellow-orange, an unused vertical strip of three (a-b-c), top stamp showing variety "Line through FOUR PENCE" (Plate 2, Right Pane, Row 2, stamp 6), fine appearance but myriad tone spots on large part og., nevertheless rare, a fine reference strip Gi = £ 425+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 8018 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 4 d. yellow-orange,an unused block of six (2 x 3) from top of pane (a-a / a-a / b-b), fourth stamp showing "Line through FOUR PENCE" variety (Plate 2, Right pane, Row 2, stamp 6), of fine fresh colour, superb large part og., the variety unmounted og. Gi = £ 425+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 8019 New Guinea

    1915 (Jan-March): 5 d. brown, line perf. 14¼, Fourth Setting, an unused pane / sheet of 30 subjects, of fine colour showing small retouches to lower horizontal row, the sheet with the characteristic "circle stops", large part or unmounted og. A scarce sheet Gi = £ 90++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2175.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 8020 New Guinea

    Watermark Type 2 of Australia, perf. 12 1915/16: 2 d. grey, Die I, Third Setting, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects with Transfer errors on the lower horizontal row, variety "Large Stops after "N" and "W" on position 30, flaw with "Vertical Scratch" above "E" of PENNY on position 28, fresh colour and fine large part or unmounted og. A very scarce sheet Gi = £ 600++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2178.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 8021 New Guinea

    1915/16: 2½ d. indigo, Die II, Third Setting, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Right Pane, positions 31-36 / 55-60, with Transfer errors on the lower horizontal row, variety "Large Stops after "N" and "W" on position 60, broken first "C" of PACIFIC on position 41, fresh colour and fine large part or unmounted og. A scarce sheet Gi = £ 90++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2180.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 8022 New Guinea

    1915/16: 2½ d. indigo, Die II, Fourth Setting, 1st State, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Left Pane, positions 1-6 / 25-30, centred to left, with characteristic "Circular Stops after "W" on positions 6 and 18, and after "S" on position 12, fresh colour and fine large part or unmounted og., lower row affected by the pink rice paper interleaving which has left a stain. A scarce sheet Gi = £ 90++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lots 2181.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 8023 New Guinea

    1915/16: 2½ d. indigo, Die II, Fourth Setting, 2nd State, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Left Pane, positions 1-6 / 25-30, centred to left, with characteristic "Large Stops after "W" and "S" on position 16, and twelve positions showing "Break in South Coastline" above value tablet, fresh colour and fine large part or unmounted og. A scarce sheet Gi = £ 90++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lots 2182.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 8024 New Guinea

    1915/16: 2½ d. indigo, Die II, type b, a used example on 1916 crested British Government envelope to Bern, Switzerland tied by "P.O. PLEASANT ISLAND / (NAURU)" cds in black (May 10) with Bern arrival cds on reverse. Scarce and most attractive. Signed A. Diena.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 8025 New Guinea

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    1915/16: 2½ d. indigo, Die II, type c, used on registered 1915 cover to Sydney with GRI / 3 d. Rabaul registration label No. 729 (Gi. 33d) with hyphen between Deutsch-Neuguinea at left, both tied by oval framed "RABAUL / NEW BRITAIN" datestamps (May 1) in violet. Reverse with Sydney arrival (May 21). A few minor imperfections but a rare and most attractive cover. Cert. RPS of Victoria (1985).rnrnProvenance: Christie's, Melbourne, 4 Nov 1994, lot 604.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 8026 New Guinea

    1915/16: 3 d. yellow-olive, Die I, Third Setting, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Left Pane, positions 1-6 / 25-30, centred slightly to left, with "Retouch above first "A" of AUSTRALIA" on positioin 29, large Stops after "N" and "W" on position 30, fresh colour and fine large part or unmounted og. A very rare sheet Gi = £ 600++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Gyp, Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lots 2184.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 8027 New Guinea

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    1915/16: 6 d. ultramarine, Die II, an unused example, type c, position 60 on the right hand pane / forme of 30 subjects, variety "Retouched second "E" of PENCE", well centred and of good colour, fresh and fine, dried large part og. An exceptional stamp - position 1R60, from the 1st printing of 17 sheets (a total printing of 4'080 stamps in 136 panes / formes of 30; just 17 examples of this stamp therefore exist, many of which are known to be faulty and damaged. This example is free of faults and finer than the example sold at Corinphila in the Hess collection (June 2019, lot 3760) and superb. Signed Peter Holcombe. Cert. Holcombe (1986) Gi = £ 7'500.rnrnProvenance: Christie's, New York, 5 May 1993, lot 4138.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8028 New Guinea

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    1915/16: 6 d. ultramarine, Die II, an unused horizontal pair, type c, positions 59-60 on the right hand pane / forme of 30 subjects, left stramp with small thin, right hand stamp variety "Retouched second "E" of PENCE", well centred and of good colour, some blunting of perfs. at base, fresh and fine, dried large part og. An exceptional multiple of this stamp - position 1R60, from the 1st printing of 17 sheets from a total printing of 4'080 stamps in 136 panes / formes of 30; just 17 examples of this stamp therefore exist, many of which are known to be faulty and damaged. Cert. BPA (2021) Gi = £ 7'500.rnrnProvenance: DF, Geneva, 28 April 2009, lot 30562.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8029 New Guinea

    1915/16: 6 d. ultramarine, Die II, Third Setting, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, centred to left, with "Break in first "C" of PACIFIC" on position 11, fresh colour and fine large part or unmounted og. A very rare sheet Gi = £ 3'300++.rnrnProvenance: "Australasia", Grosvenor, London, 4 Oct 2012, lot 482.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,800 CHF

    Lot# : 8030 New Guinea

    1915/16: 6 d. ultramarine, Die II, wmk. Inverted, Type a, a fine unused example, position 11 on the pane showing "Broken first "C" in PACIFIC", fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 325.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 8031 New Guinea

    1915/16: 6 d. ultramarine, Die II, wmk. Inverted, an unused block of six (2 x 3), Types a-b-c, of fine fresh colour, trivial gum wrinkle on lower pair mentioned for full accuracy, superb, unmounted og. Gi = £ 1'950+.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 8032 New Guinea

    1915/16: 9 d. violet, Die II, an unused vertical strip of three (a-b-c), of superb rich colour and fine unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 165+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 8033 New Guinea

    1915/16: 9 d. violet, Die II, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Plate 2, Right pane, Fourth Setting, of fine fresh colour, position 8 with 'Islands' at right of Value Tablet, position 10 showing "Break in top of last "E" of PENCE", large part or unmounted og. With full plating by A.D. Banwell FRPSL. An exceptional and rare sheet Gi = £ 1'650++.rnrnProvenance: 'Australasia', Grosvenor, London, 4 Oct 2012, lot 484.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 8034 New Guinea

    1915/16: 1 s. green, Die II, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Third Setting, Upper Plate, of fine fresh colour, position 11 with break in first "C" of PACIFIC, poisition 30 with split first "C" in PACIFIC, large part or unmounted og. An exceptional and extremely rare sheet Gi = £ 1'800++.rnrnProvenance: 'Australasia', Grosvenor, London, 4 Oct 2012, lot 485.
    Starting bid : 850 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF

    Lot# : 8035 New Guinea

    1915/16: 10 s. grey & pink, Die II, an unused vertical strip of three (a-b-c), of superb rich colour, fine unmounted og. Rare and very fine Gi = £ 450+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 8036 New Guinea

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 8037 New Guinea

    1915/16: £ 1 brown & ultramarine, Die II, an unused vertical strip of three (a-b-c), of superb rich colour, splash of surcharge ink in margin between top two stamps, large part og. with two lower stamps unmounted og. Rare and most attractive Gi = £ 1'650+.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 8038 New Guinea

    1915/16: North West Pacific Islands 1 d. carmine to £ 1 brown & ultramarine (10) including the rare 5 s. grey & yellow with wide if somewhat blunted perfs., all telegrpahically struck by circular "CANCELLED / NAURU" handstamps in black. A scarce and most attractive assembly.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 8 July 2003, lot 973.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8039 New Guinea

    Second Watermark (Type 5) of Australia, perf. 12 1915 (Oct) / 1916 (July): 2 d. grey, Die I, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Left Pane, lower half, of fine fresh colour, position 34 with "Line from "T" of POSTAGE to Northern Territory", positions 36 and 48 with "Circle Stops after "W", large part or unmounted og. A very scarce sheet Gi = £ 540++.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2198.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 8040 New Guinea

    1915 (Oct) / 1916 (July): 2 d. grey Die I, 6 d. ultramarine Die II, 9 d. violet Die II, 1 s. emerald Die II, 2 s. brown Die II and 10 s. grey & yellow, all in unused vertical strips of three (a-b-c), the 2 s. with one stamp creased but all of fresh and very fine appearance, large part og. or unmounted og. A generally superb and scarce 'set' Gi = £ 720+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 8041 New Guinea

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    Second Watermark (Type 5) of Australia, perf. 12 1916 (July): 2½ d. indigo, Die II, an unused example (Type c), of fine deep colour, centred to left, corner crease not detracting from the excellent appearance with hinge remnant on part og., nevertheless an extremely fine example of this iconic stamp, a major rarity of Australian Colonial Philately. Cert. BPA (1992) Gi = £ 28'000.rnrnProvenance: Belgrave, Melbourne, 26 April 2008, lot 197.rnrnNote: An immensely rare stamp, almost all of the stock of this stamp is believed to have been destroyed in a fire at the Rabaul Post Office, Corinphila sold a similar example, also Type 'c', in the Hess Collection, Corinphila sale 235, 11 June 2019, lot 3767.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 10,000 CHF

    Lot# : 8042 New Guinea

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    Second Watermark (Type 5) of Australia, perf. 12 1916 (July): 2½ d. indigo, Die II, an unused vertical strip of three from top of the pane / sheet, (Types a-a-b), of fine deep colour, centred to left, top stamp with small tone spot on perf. and large part og. with lower two stamps superb unmounted og. A magnificent and rare multiple - an iconic item of Australian Colonial Philately in the foremost quality for such a rarity. Cert. BPA (1972) Gi = £ 84'000.rnrnNote: An immensely rare multiple, almost all of the stock of this stamp is believed to have been destroyed in a fire at the Rabaul Post Office.
    Starting bid : 30,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 38,000 CHF

    Lot# : 8043 New Guinea

    Second Watermark (Type 5) of Australia, perf. 12 1915 (Oct) / 1916 (July): 6 d. ultramarine, Die II, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Left Pane, Lower half, of fine fresh colour, positions 36 and 48 with "Circle Stops after "W", position 46 with "Circle Stop after "S", large part or unmounted og. A very scarce sheet Gi = £ 300++.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2199.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 8044 New Guinea

    1915 (Dec): 9 d. violet, Die II, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Fourth Setting, Plate 1, right pane, of fine fresh colour, positions 36 and 48 with "Circle Stops after "W", large part or unmounted og. Plated by A.D. Banwell FRPSL, see internet illustration. A scarce sheet Gi = £ 480++.rnrnProvenance: 'Australasia', Grosvenor,. London,. 4 Oct 2012, lot 495.
    Starting bid : 220 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 8045 New Guinea

    1915 (Dec): 9 d. violet, Die II, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Fourth Setting,left pane, of fine fresh colour, positions 6 and 18 with "Circle Stops after "W" and "Circle Stop" after "S" on position 12, large part or unmounted og. A scarce sheet Gi = £ 330++.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2200.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 8046 New Guinea

    1915 (Dec): 2 s. brown, Die II, an unused vertical strip of four (a-a-b-c), well centred and of fine colour, large part og. with lower three stamps (and thus all three types) unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 440+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 8047 New Guinea

    1915 (Dec): 2 s. brown, Die II, type a, used on 1916 registered Official cover to New York and tied by RABAUL circular datestamps (June 10 and June 27) in black. German type registration label at left and two line "Passed by Censor / RABAUL" in violet below. Reverse with Sydney transit (July 20) and New York arrivals (Aug 28). A fine and rare commercial usage.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 2 March 1995, lot 228.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 8048 New Guinea

    1915 (Dec): 10 s. grey & yellow, Die II, an unused vertical strip of three (a-b-c), well centred and of fine colour, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. Scarce and very fine Gi = £ 225+.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8049 New Guinea

    1915 (Dec): 5 s. grey & yellow, Die II, a used example (type a) on 1917 registered cover to New York, tied by neat RABAUL cds (Feb 26) in black. German type Rabaul registered label at left and oval dated "♚ / PASSED CENSOR / RABAUL" in violet. Sydney transit and New York ovals on reverse (April 13). Slight scuffs but scarce.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 2 March 1995, lot 227.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 8050 New Guinea

    1915 (Dec): 5 s. grey & yellow, Die II, a vertical strip of three (Types b-c-c) used on 1916 registered cover to London, tied by neat RABAUL cds's (Oct 16) in black. German type Rabaul registered label at left (note missing bracket error) and reverse with Sydney transit cds (Nov 6). Scarce.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 175 CHF

    Lot# : 8051 New Guinea

    Third Watermark (Type 6) of Australia, perf. 12 1915 (Dec) / 1916 (Aug): 2 d. grey, Die I, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Fourth Setting, Right Pane, upper half, of fresh colour with "Large Stops after "W" and "S" on position 16, black white space between "PE" of PENCE on position 10, large part or unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 195++.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2207.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 8052 New Guinea

    Third Watermark (Type 6) of Australia, perf. 12 1915 (Dec) / 1916 (Aug): 3 d. yellow-olive, Dies I and II, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Fourth Setting, Left Pane, lower half, of fresh colour showing seven pairs with Die and Die II se-tenant, together wikth "Circle Stops" after "W" on positions 36 and 48 and "Circle Stops" after "S" on positions 42 and 48, flaw on position 55, very fine but for sixth stamp with rounded corner, couple of tone spots on gum and small part of pink rice paper backing on one stamp, large part or unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 2'500++.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2208.rnrnThe Se-tenant Die I / Die II pairs are vertical positions 31/37, 32/38, 39/45, 40/46, 41/47, and horizontally 51-52, 59-60.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 8053 New Guinea

    1916 (Aug): 2 s. brown, Die II, unused vertical strips of three (a-b-c), with deep shade with upright watermark, second strip in a paler shade with inverted watemark, each fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 195+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 8054 New Guinea

    1916 (Aug): 2 s. brown, Die II, Watermark Inverted, a used example (type c) on 1917 registered cover to New York, tied by neat RABAUL cds (Feb 26) in black. German type Rabaul registered label at left and oval dated "♚ / PASSED CENSOR / RABAUL" in violet. Sydney transit (March 18) and New York ovals on reverse (April 13). Scarce.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 8055 New Guinea

    1916 (Aug): £ 1 chocolate & dull blue, Die II, unused, the 'set' of three types a-b-c, all fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 1'050.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 8056 New Guinea

    1916 (Aug): £ 1 chocolate & dull blue, Die II, an unused vertical strip of three (a-b-c), of fine fresh colour, tone spot on gum only of top stamp otherwise fine, large part og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 1'050+.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 350 CHF

    Lot# : 8057 New Guinea

    1916 (Aug): £ 1 chocolate & dull blue, Die II, an unused vertical strip of three (a-b-c), top stamp variety "Broken Tail to Kangaroo" and second stamp "Clipped Tail to Kangaroo", fresh and vers fine, large part og. with central stamp unmounted og. Superb and very rare Gi = £ 1'050++.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF

    Lot# : 8058 New Guinea

    1918 (May 23): 'One Penny' on 5 d. brown and 'One Penny' on 1 s. green, each in used vertical strips of three (a-b-c), each cancelled by RABAUL datestamps (May 23, 1918), the SG listed first day of issue, one tiny age spot on the 1 d. on 1 s., but a scarce and most attractive pair Gi = £ 510+.rnrnProvenance: Christie's, London, 7 May 1985, lot 733.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8059 New Guinea

    1918 (May 23): 'One Penny' on 5 d. brown and 'One Penny' on 1 s. green, each in unused blocks of ten (2 x 5) and thus showing all three types (a-a-b-c-c), each showing position 16 (sixth stamp) with variety "Circle Stops" after "W" and "S", fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 1'900+.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2216.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 8060 New Guinea

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    1918 (May 23): 'One Penny' on 5 d. brown and 'One Penny' on 1 s. green, each in unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, each sheet showing position 16 with variety "Circle Stops" after "W" and "S", fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Extremely rare. Cert. Holcombe 1990 Gi = £ 5'700+.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 10 March 1998, lot 1439.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400 CHF

    Lot# : 8061 New Guinea

    1918 (May 23): 'One Penny' on 5 d. brown, a used block of four (a-b), neatly cancelled by KAWIENG circular datestamps (May 13, 1918) in violet - and thus prior to the SG listed first day. Scarce and most attractive Gi = £ 340+.rnrnProvenance: SG, London, 8-9 Sept 1977.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 8062 New Guinea

    1918 (May 23): 'One Penny' on 5 d. brown and 'One Penny' on 1 s. green, each in a used sheet / pane of 30 subjects, each sheet showing position 16 with variety "Circle Stops" after "W" and "S", neatly cancelled to order in KAWIENG in black or in blue (1 d. on 1 s.), one age spot on reverse of 1 d. on 1 s. pane and some blunted perfsd. at right, otherwise fresh and very fine, rare Gi = £ 5'100+.rnrnProvenance: Christie's, London, 7 May 1985.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF

    Lot# : 8063 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: ½ d. green, three different unused sheets / panes each of 30 subjects, with Fifth Setting, Upper Plate, Right Pane showing flaw (amongst others, see internet) on position 26 with "GE" of POSTAGE joined, Fifth Setting, Upper Plate, Right Pane, Second State showing flaw on position 13 "Spot on Kangaroo's tail", and Fifth Setting, Upper Plate, Left pane showing position 8 with flaw on "T" of AUSTRALIA. Fresh colours and very fine, large part or unmounted og. Gi = £ 155++.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2217.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 8064 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: 1 d. carmine-red, in an unused horizontal pair, Die II and Die I, variety "Substituted Clichés", positions 34-35 on the sheet (Plate 2, Right pane, Row 6, stamp 4 and stamp 5 respectively), with position 34 showing "White Spot under tail of Emu" and position 34 and 35 with top of the Crown missing; fresh and very fine, unmounted og. A magnificent pair of the greatest scarcity in superb quality Gi = £ 2'000+.
    Starting bid : 850 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF

    Lot# : 8065 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: 1 d. carmine-red, in an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects (positions 31-60), including the horizontal pair, Die II and Die I, variety "Substituted Clichés", positions 34-35 on the sheet (Plate 2, Right pane, Row 6, stamp 4 and stamp 5 respectively), with position 34 showing "White Spot under tail of Emu" and position 34 and 35 with top of the Crown missing; fresh and very fine, unmounted og. A magnificent pane in the foremost quality Gi = £ 2'000++.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF

    Lot# : 8066 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: 1 d. carmine-red, Die I, in an unused block of ten (5 x 2), with second and third stamps in each horizontal row Die II, fresh colour, somewhat mottled unmounted og. A scarce multiple Gi = £ 450+.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 8067 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: 1 d. carmine-red, Die I and Die II, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, of fresh colour and appearance, Fifth Setting, Upper Plate, Left Pane with the second and third vertical rows all Die II, balance of forme Die I; fine large part or unmounted og. Very scarce and most attractive Gi = £ 1'100++.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2218.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 8068 New Guinea

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    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: 4 d. yellow-orange, an unused example showing variety "Line through FOUR PENCE", of fresh colour and appearance, one toned perf. on reverse, large part og. Rare. Cert. RPSL (1974) Gi = £ 950.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 8069 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: 2 d. grey, Die I, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, centred to left but of fresh colour and appearance, positions 4 and 26 with inner vertical frame line break by second "E" of PENCE, unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 675++.rnrnProvenance: 'Australasia', Grosvenor, London, 4 Oct 2012, lot 522.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 8070 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: 2½ d. indigo, Die II, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Plate 2, Right Pane, well centred and of fresh rich colour and appearance, position 5 showing "Bomb" on Cape York, tiny rust spot and rounded corner at lower right, large part or unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 165++.rnrnProvenance: 'Australasia', Grosvenor, London, 4 Oct 2012, lot 523.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 8071 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: 2½ d. indigo, Die II, in an unused positional block of eight (31-34 / 37-40) with third stamp showing variety "1 of 2½ Omitted" (5th Setting from left pane, lower plate, position 33), of fine appearance but with toning on reverse on large part og. Despite this imperfection a dramatic and extremely rare multiple Gi = £ 14'000+.
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000 CHF

    Lot# : 8072 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: 3 d. greenish olive, Die I and Die II, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Fifth Setting, Second Plate, Lower Pane; well centred and of fresh colour and splendid appearance, Die I and Die II se-tenant on seven vertical pairs, in positions: 31/37, 32/38, 39/45, 40/46, 41/47, 52/58 and 53/59; position 37 showing Plate Flaw "Break in Left Outer Frame alongside THREE", small grease spot on position 57 otherwise superb, large part or unmounted og. Magnificent and extremely rare Gi = £ 3'500++.rnrnProvenance: Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2225.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000 CHF

    Lot# : 8073 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: 6 d. ultramarine, Die II, and 6 d.greyish ultramarine, Die II, each in unused sheets / panes of 30 subjects, the 6 d. ultramarine from Plate 2, Left Pane, centred slightly to right but of fresh colour and appearance, together with detailed plating from A.D. Banwell FRPSL (see internet), the rare 6 d. greyish ultramarine also extremely fine, each with large part or unmounted og. A very rare pair Gi = £ 1'400++.rnrnProvenance: Colonel Harrie Evans, Belgrave, 6 Oct 2001, ex lot 226.rn                   'Australasia', Grosvenor, London, 4 Oct 2012, lots 530 and 531.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 8074 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: 5 s. grey & yellow, Die II, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Lower Plate, Right Pane; superbly well centred and of fresh bright colour and appearance, positions 2 and 6 with broken Coastline near Sydney, position 9 with "Broken Tail to Kangaroo", and further plate flaws noted, minor wrinkles on large part or unmounted og. A sensational and extremely rare pane Gi = £ 1'950++.rnrnProvenance: 'Australasia', Grosvenor, London, 4 Oct 2012, lot 537.

    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF

    Lot# : 8075 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: The unused set opt. Type 11 on wmk. 5a of Australia, from ½ d. green to 10 s. grey & bright pink, with additional 1 d. carmine-red Die II, 6 d. greyish ultramarine, and 1 s, pale blue-green, fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og. Gi = £ 480+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 8076 New Guinea

    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: £ 1 bistre-brown & grey-blue, Die II, an unused example of fresh delicate colour, centred slightly to base but of superb appearance, fine large part og. A very rare stamp Gi = £ 4'500.rnrnProvenance: 'Australasia', Grosvenor, London, 4 Oct 2012, lot 539.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,900 CHF

    Lot# : 8077 New Guinea

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    Overprinted Type 11 1918/22: £ 1 bistre-brown & grey-blue, Die II, an unused example of fine centering and fresh delicate colour, superb, large part og. Cert. RPSL (1973) Gi = £ 4'500.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2226.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF

    Lot# : 8078 New Guinea

    Watermark 6a of Australia, Overprint Type 11 1919: ½ d. green, variety Watermark Inverted, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Electro 6, from right pane, positions 31-60, fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og. An extraordinary and rare pane Gi = £ 3'900++.rnrnProvenance: 'Australasia', Grosvenor, London, 4 Oct 2012, lot 541.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800 CHF

    Lot# : 8079 New Guinea

    Watermark 5 of Australia, Overprint Type 11 1922: 4 d. violet, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Fifth Setting, Upper Pane, of fresh colour and showing position 12 with variety "FOUR PENCE in Thinner Letters", position 30 with "PE in PENCE Joined", superb, large part or unmounted og. Very rare Gi = £ 1'380++.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2228.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 8080 New Guinea

    Watermark 5 of Australia, Overprint Type 11 1922: 4 d. ultramarine, an unused sheet / pane of 30 subjects, Fifth Setting, Upper Pane, of fresh colour and showing position 12 with variety "FOUR PENCE in Thinner Letters", position 30 with "PE in PENCE Joined", superb, large part or unmounted og. Very rare Gi = £ 1'240++.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2229.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 8081 New Guinea

    1916: A captured printed envelope from "Paur's Apotheke Rabaul" with German Arms, used as a receipt at the Rabaul Post Office for "3/9 d. in stamps on envelope only" and signed by the P.O. clerk dated "9/6/16", well struck with oval framed "THE TREASURY / RABAUL" handstamp in violet. Most unusual.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 8082 New Guinea

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    1919/23: Official 1 d. rosine on rough paper, Die I, perf. 14, overprinted Type 11, punctured "O.S." and locally gummed, an unused example with slight paper adherence at top otherwise fresh and fine, large part og. An extremely rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (1984) Gi = £ 1'200.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2219.rn 
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 8083 New Guinea

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    1919/23: Official 1 d. rosine on rough paper, Die II, perf. 14, overprinted Type 11, punctured "O.S." and locally gummed, a used vertical pair, very lightly cancelled in black, fresh and very fine. An extremely rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (1976) Gi = £ 1'900.rnrnProvenance: 'Dr. Gyp', Adriano Landini, Milan, 14 Nov 1992, lot 2221.rn 
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 8084 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' Plate Proofs in the issued colours, the complete set of seven values Imperforate on smooth surfaced card paper, all showing Types, one or two blocks with close to touched margins but a rare set, unused as 'issued' - seven sheets of each value were printed and given to an employee of Smith & Co. (420 sets), the employee sold 200 sets before the authorities instructed the printers to re-acquire the unsold balance.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 8085 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' ½ d. ultramarine, an unused block of thirty (6 x 5), the top half of the sheet of 60 subjects, with "One Halfpenny" inscription in left margin and sheet requisition number '807' in margin at right; all three Types repeated in each row, margin above three stamps missing at top, stamp 1 with thin and the block without gum with some hinges to prevent separation; nevertheless a splendid and very scarce multiple Gi = £ 330++.rnrnProvenance: Collection Ray Baldwin.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 8086 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' ½ d. ultramarine, a used block of thirty (6 x 5), the top half of the sheet of 60 subjects, with "One Halfpenny" inscription in left margin and sheet requisition number '249' in black in margin at right; all three Types repeated in each row, showing variety "Double Line of Perforations" horizontally between Row 1 and Row 2. Light cto cancellations, a most unusual multiple Gi = £ 420+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 8087 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 1 d. rose-carmine, an unused block of twelve (6 x 2), being two horizontal rows from the sheet of 60 subjects, with part "Sixty Stamps" inscription in left margin, showing all six types in each row, fresh colour and superb unmounted og. A scarce and attractive multiple Gi = £ 230+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 8088 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 1 d. rose-carmine, Type 6, a used example on black and white postcard (Mission House, Erromanga, New Hebrides) tied by "Tulagi / British Soloman Ids." circular datestamp (Nov 1907) in black. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 8089 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 2 d. indigo, an unused block of thirty (6 x 5), being five horizontal rows from the sheet of 60 subjects, with part "(S)tamps at Two Pence" inscription in left margin, showing all six types in each row, one small piece of margin missing at right but of wonderful rich colour, horizontal bend in the bottom row not detracting from the appearance, large part or unmounted og. A very rare and attractive multiple Gi = £ 1'440+.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 8090 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 2 d. indigo, an unused example, Type 6, marginal from right of sheet, variety "Imperforate between Stamp and Margin", fresh and fine colour, large part og. Just one sheet found with this variety - thus only 10 examples can exist. A rare and most appealing variety.rnrnProvenance: Collection Barry Scott FRPSL., RL, London, 22 Oct 1985, lot 847.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 8091 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 2 d. indigo, an unused horizontal pair, Types 3-4, variety "Imperforate between Vertically", one minor toned perforation at base of right hand stamp, reverse showing parts of cto cancellation from the sheet stored below, large part og. An extremely rare pair Gi = £ 12'000.
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500 CHF

    Lot# : 8092 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 2½ d. orange-yellow, an unused block of eighteen (6 x 3), being three horizontal rows from the sheet of 60 subjects, with part "Halfpenny" inscription in left margin, showing all three types repeated in each row, fresh colour and superb unmounted og. A scarce and attractive multiple Gi = £ 575+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 8093 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 2½ d. orange-yellow, a used block of four, Types 3-1, marginal from top of sheet, cancelled by four strikes of "Tulagi / British Soloman Ids." circular datestamps in black (June 12, 1907). A fine and attractive multiple Gi = £ 240+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 8094 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 2½ d. orange-yellow, Type 1, an unused example from top of sheet, variety "Imperforate between Stamp and Margin", minute thin mentioned for full accuracy only and not affecting appearance, unused without gum. A very scarce variety.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 8095 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 2½ d. orange-yellow, Types 1-2, an unused block of four, variety "Imperforate between Horizontally", centred to right, of fresh colour and delightful appearance for this rare multiple, hinged to prevent separation, large part og. A splendid and extremely rare multiple Gi = £ 15'000+.rnrnProvenance: Collection William Frazer, Spink, London, 4 June 2003, lot 76.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,400 CHF

    Lot# : 8096 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 2½ d. orange-yellow, Types 3-1, an unused block of four, variety "Imperforate between Vertically", centred to left, of fresh colour and delightful appearance for this rare multiple, large part og. A wonderful and extremely rare multiple Gi = £ 24'000+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Ray  Baldwin, RL, London, 22 Feb 1972, lot 39.rn 
    Starting bid : 10,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 12,000 CHF

    Lot# : 8097 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 2½ d. orange-yellow, Types 3-1, a used horizontal pair, variety "Imperforate between Vertically", cancelled by light strikes of "TULAGI / BRITISH SOLOMON IDS" circular datestamps in black.  A rare and most appealing pair Gi = £ 7'000.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF

    Lot# : 8098 Brit. Salomoninseln

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    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 6 d. chocolate, an unused vertical pair, Type 5/5, variety "Imperforate between Horizontally", fresh and very fine, large part og. Extremely rare - just 6 pairs are recorded. Cert. BPA (1990) Gi = £ 7'000.rnProvenance: Collection Ray  Baldwin, RL, London, 22 Feb 1972, lot 44.
    Starting bid : 3,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF

    Lot# : 8099 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoe' 6 d. chocolate, a used block of four, Types 1-2, marginal from left of sheet and showing the inscription "Sixty Stamps", cancelled by "Tulagi / British Soloman Ids." in black (Oct 1, 1908). Minute corner bend not affecting the charming appearance of a scarce multiple Gi = £280+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 8100 Brit. Salomoninseln

    Lithographed by W.E. Smith of Sydney 1907 (Feb 14): 'Canoes' set of seven values, the unused complete set of seven with all six types noted (three for the ½ d. blue, 2½ d. orange), most of fresh and fine appearance, a few with some age spots as usual on gum, part to large part og. All the types have been marked on reverse in pencil by Peter Holcombe. Seldom encountered as a full set (36 stamps) Gi = £ 1'600+.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 24 Aug 1998, lot 3501.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
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