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3449
1901-05 BNG Lakatoi ½d black & green wmk horiz thick paper blk of 4. VF fresh MUH. SG 9 cat £92 as M singles, should be at least double, £192 MUH. (P)
  A$80
(US$60)
(€50)
(£44)
  A$120
(US$90)
(€76)
(£66)
A$
3450
1901-05 BNG Lakatoi ½d black & olive imperf plate PROOF on no wmk wove paper. Believed made in 1904 as colour trial for the new 2/6 value. VF fresh UN, tiny tear at base, 4 large margins. SG 1(p). Extremely rare only several printed. Ex Rybak collection -sold in 2008 for $3730. 2008 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$1700
(US$1275)
(€1071)
(£935)
  A$2500
(US$1875)
(€1575)
(£1375)
A$
3451
1906 large 'PAPUA' opt ESSAY in capitals on BNG Lakatoi 1d, wmk vertical thick paper -opt partially double. F-VF UN, very mnr surface scuffing. SG 22(E). Prepared by Port Moresby printer as an opt essay for approval, but not adopted as he realised he did not have enough upper case type for an opt forme for this type. Only 6 essays recorded, 5 in this format, this the only one with partial double opt. Ex Rybak collection -sold in 2008 for $6700. 2008 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$3800
(US$2850)
(€2394)
(£2090)
  A$5000
(US$3750)
(€3150)
(£2750)
A$
3452
1907 Small Papua opt Lakatoi 2d black & violet, error opt DOUBLE, with variety inverted 'd' for 'p' (pos 21), vert wmk. F-VF MUH, left marginal, overall fresh. SG 40a cat £4250+ for M, should be at least double, £8500+ MUH, plus premium for the positional variety. Major rarity as only 1 sheet of 30 existed & only 3 with the positional variety. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$5000
(US$3750)
(€3150)
(£2750)
  A$8000
(US$6000)
(€5040)
(£4400)
A$
3453
1907 small Papua opt Lakatoi 4d, wmk vertical, variety 'deformed d'. VF fresh MUH. SG 42a cat £700 for M, should be at least £1400 MUH. Very rare as only 171 printed & cert can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$1200
(US$900)
(€756)
(£660)
  A$1800
(US$1350)
(€1134)
(£990)
A$
3454
1908-10 Lakatoi Small Papua ½d black & green wmk sideways, perf OS UR cnr marginal blk of 4, perf 12½ variety OS diag down to right. VF CTO with gum, 'Port Moresby 11 OCT 10' cds. SG O21(var). (4). (P)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€126)
(£110)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€252)
(£220)
A$
3455
1910-11 Lakatoi Large Papua 2/6 black & brown, type B, right marginal blk of 4, on large piece from registered envelope. VFU, 'Port Moresby 14 JUN 11 Papua' cds. SG 82 cat £240 for singles. (P)
  A$150
(US$113)
(€95)
(£83)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€158)
(£138)
A$
3456
1911-15 Lakatoi monocolour 4d black imperf die PROOF on thin surfaced card. UN, flts but still respectable appearance. SG 88(p). Extremely rare, only several recorded. Ex Rybak collection -sold in 2008 for $3500. 2008 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$1200
(US$900)
(€756)
(£660)
  A$2000
(US$1500)
(€1260)
(£1100)
A$
3457
1917 'ONE PENNY' opt Lakatoi 2/6 rose-carmine, wmk INVERTED & vert instead of sideways. An important recent discovery of which only 1 sheet of 40 existed (note: no other vert-upright wmks are known on any of the 'One Penny' opts). Superb MUH. SG 111w newly listed at £2250 for M, should be double, £4500 MUH. Great addition to any specialist collection of Papua. Similar examples sold for between $2000+ & $3000+ in our previous auctions. 2011 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$1800
(US$1350)
(€1134)
(£990)
  A$2800
(US$2100)
(€1764)
(£1540)
A$
3458
1929-30 AIR MAIL opt Lakatoi 3d black & blue-green Ash printing, error opt OMITTED on upper stamp of vertical pr. Superb fresh MUH. SG 114b cat £7500 for M, should be at least double, £15,000 MUH. Spectacular error & important rarity of Papua. 1993 RPSL photo cert. (P)
  A$10000
(US$7500)
(€6300)
(£5500)
  A$15000
(US$11250)
(€9450)
(£8250)
A$
3459
1930 Airmail opt on 1/- sepia & olive, Harrison printing, error opt INVERTED, from position 24. VF fresh MLH. SG 117a cat £15,000+. Only 1 sheet of 40 printed & the 'inverted aeroplane' is the most famous error of Papua. Exp Sanabria, plus 2016 PF/NY photo cert, while diff new photo cert can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$12000
(US$9000)
(€7560)
(£6600)
  A$16000
(US$12000)
(€10080)
(£8800)
A$
3460
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1, inc both ½d shades. VF fresh MUH. SG 130-45 cat £569 for M, should be at least double, £1138 MUH. (17). (P)
  A$900
(US$675)
(€567)
(£495)
  A$1300
(US$975)
(€819)
(£715)
A$
3461
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1 plus ½d listed shade. VF fresh M. SG 130-45 cat £569. (16). (P)
  A$350
(US$263)
(€221)
(£193)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€315)
(£275)
A$
3462
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1 inc extra ½d shade. VFU, selected nice quality set. SG 130-45 cat £490. (17) (P)
  A$350
(US$263)
(€221)
(£193)
  A$450
(US$338)
(€284)
(£248)
A$
3463
1932-40 Pictorial £1 black & olive-grey, top value. VF fresh MLH. SG 145 cat £275.
  A$220
(US$165)
(€139)
(£121)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€189)
(£165)
A$
3464
1930 'AIR MAIL' plane opts on 3d, 6d & 1/- the latter opt in dark carmine (from small 1st part of printing) on cover reg Samarai to Richmond. VFU. SG 116, 117(var) & 118. The 1/- with dark carmine being extremely rare especially on cover with very few known. 2001 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€315)
(£275)
  A$750
(US$563)
(€473)
(£413)
A$
3465
1932 FFC Port Moresby-Wau franked plane opt 1/- tied by 'Port Moresby 29 SP 32', with Wau arrival cds & typed endorsement on reverse. AAMC P49 cat $750. Very rare. (P)
  A$300
(US$225)
(€189)
(£165)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€315)
(£275)
A$
3466
1935 FFC Port Moresby-Ioma franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d & Silver Jubilee opt 1d pr, tied by 'Port Moresby 29 AU 35' cds, with Ioma arrival b/s & signed by pilot. F-VF. AAMC P86 cat $200. Only 95 flown. Very scarce (P)
  A$90
(US$68)
(€57)
(£50)
  A$150
(US$113)
(€95)
(£83)
A$
3467
1935 FFC Daru-Oroville franked Lakatoi plane opt 6d tied by 'Daru 31 AU 35' cds & signed by pilot. Reverse endorsed & signed at Oroville by Officer in Charge at the Police Camp. AAMC 88 cat $250. Only 81 flown. Very scarce (P)
  A$100
(US$75)
(€63)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$113)
(€95)
(£83)
A$
3468
1935 FFC Oroville-Port Moresby (then to Sydney) franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d tied by 'Port Moresby 25 OC 35' cds, endorsed at left & signed by Officer in Charge at Oroville Police Camp, signed by pilot. F-VF. AAMC P91 cat $350. Only 40 flown. Very scarce (P)
  A$150
(US$113)
(€95)
(£83)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€158)
(£138)
A$
3469
1935 FFC Oroville-Daru franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d tied by signature of Officer in Charge Oroville Police Camp, with endorsement & signature on reverse, Daru arrival cds & signed by pilot. VF fresh. AAMC P95 cat $375. Only 117 flown. Scarce (P)
  A$130
(US$98)
(€82)
(£72)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€126)
(£110)
A$
3470
1936 FFC Port Moresby-Daru franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d tied by 'Port Moresby 17 MR 36' cds. VF fresh. AAMC P97 cat $700+. Only 12 flown! Very rare. (P)
  A$350
(US$263)
(€221)
(£193)
  A$500
(US$375)
(€315)
(£275)
A$
3471
1936 FFC Daru-Mt Blucher franked plane opt 3d tied by 'Daru 18 JE 36' cds, signed by pilot & reverse signed by Mt Blucher camp by Officer in Charge. AAMC P104 cat $200. Only 192 flown. (P)
  A$80
(US$60)
(€50)
(£44)
  A$120
(US$90)
(€76)
(£66)
A$
3472
1937 FFC Port Moresby-Lake Kutubu franked KGVI 2d tied by 'Port Moresby 11 OC 37' cds. Signed by pilot, & reverse signed by Lake Kutubu Camp Officer in Charge. VF. AAMC P117 cat $600. Only 17 flown. (P)
  A$200
(US$150)
(€126)
(£110)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€252)
(£220)
A$
3473
1937 FFC Sydney-Papua franked Lakatoi 3d Air Mail opt, tied by 'Port Moresby 12 OC 37' arrival cds. Signed by pilot & engineer. AAMC P116a cat $350. Ridiculously undercatalogued as only 12 flown! (P)
  A$250
(US$188)
(€158)
(£138)
  A$400
(US$300)
(€252)
(£220)
A$
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