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WORLD : PAPUA
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3201
1901-05 BNG Lakatoi ½d to 1/-, horiz wmk. Superb fresh MUH. SG 1-7 cat £316 for M & should be at least double, £632 MUH. (7) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
3202
1901-05 BNG Lakatoi ½d to 1/-, wmk horiz. VF fresh M/MLH. SG 1-7 cat £316. (7) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
3203
1901-05 BNG Lakatoi 2/6 black & brown, horiz wmk. VFU appearance, small thin, 'Samarai' cds. SG 8 cat £550. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3204
1901-05 BNG Lakatoi ½d to 1/-, wmk vertical. VF fresh M. SG 9-15 cat £262. (7) (P)
 SOLD at A$220
3205
1901-05 Lakatoi BNG 1/- black & orange, wmk vertical, thin paper, comb perf. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 15a cat £950 for M, should be at least double, £1900 MUH. Only around 180 issued. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
3206
1901-05 BNG Lakatoi ½d black & yellow imperf plate PROOF on no wmk wove paper. Believed made in 1904 as colour trial for the new 2/6 value. Superb fresh UN, 4 large margins. SG 1(p). Extremely rare only several printed. Ex Rybak collection -sold in 2008 for $3500. 2008 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2200
3207
1901-05 BNG Lakatoi ½d black & blue imperf plate PROOF on no wmk wove paper. Believed made in 1904 as colour trial for the new 2/6 value. Superb fresh UN, 4 large margins. SG 1(p). Extremely rare only several printed. Ex Rybak collection -sold in 2008 for $4600. 2008 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2700
3208
1906 Large Papua opt Lakatoi 2/6 black & brown, horiz wmk. Superb fresh MLH. SG 20 cat £170. Unusually nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
3209
1906 Large Papua opt Lakatoi 2/6 black & brown, horiz wmk. Superb fresh MLH. SG 20 cat £170+. Unusually nice. (P)
 SOLD at A$170
3210
1906 Large Papua opt Lakatoi 4d black & sepia, vert wmk. VF MLH. SG 25 cat £225. (P)
 SOLD at A$180
3211
1907 Small Papua opt Lakatoi 1/- black & orange, horiz wmk. Superb fresh MLH. SG 36 cat £325+. Unusually nice. (P)
 SOLD at A$250
3212
1907 small Papua opt Lakatoi 2/6 black & brown, error opt VERTICAL reading DOWN, horiz wmk. Stamp superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum, UL cnr marginal. SG 37a cat £7500 for M, should be at least double, £15,000 MUH, plus premium for cnr marginal. Great rarity as only 1 sheet of 30 existed & due to vert vs horiz format some stamps only had partial opts while this is most desirable in having a full opt in middle. Certainly unique as a MUH positional example. 1980 BPA photo cert while a new Ceremuga AIEP photo cert can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$15000
3213
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$4500
3214
1908-10 Lakatoi small Papua ½d black & green, wmk sideways, perf 12½, perf OS blk of 4, variety 'OS sl diag down to right'. VF CTO with gum, 'Port Moresby 11 OCT 10' cds. SG O21(var). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3215
1916-31 Lakatoi 1½d grey-blue & brown (1925), plate PROOF, perf 14, no watermark, wove paper with strong mesh. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 95(p). Very rare as only 1 special sheet of 20 was recorded ,ex Harrison printers archives. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
3216
1916-31 Lakatoi 5/- black & deep green, LL cnr marginal blk of 4 with CA monogram. Superb fresh MUH. SG 104 £220 for M, should be at least double, £440 MUH, plus premium for monogram blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3217
1916-31 Lakatoi 10/- green & pale ultramarine, top value. VF M. SG 105 cat £180. (P)
 SOLD at A$150
3218
1917 'ONE PENNY' opt Lakatoi on 2/6 rose-carmine, wmk INVERTED & vertical instead of sideways. An important 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 recently listed at £2250 for M, should be double, £4500 MUH. Great addition to Papua specialist collection. Similar have sold for $2000 to $3000+ in our previous auctions. 2015 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
3219
1930 Airmail plane opt Lakatoi 1/- sepia & olive, opt in deep carmine-lake, Harrison printing, yellowish paper, 2 examples showing 2 opt types with wing strut solid or hollow. VF M/MLH. SG 117(var). Only a small 1st part of printing was in deep lake. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo certs. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3220
1930 Airmail opt on 1/- sepia & olive, Harrison printing, error opt INVERTED, from position 23. VF fresh MLH, nice original gum. SG 117a cat £15,000+. Only 1 sheet of 40 printed & the 'inverted aeroplane' is the most famous error of Papua. Exp Sanabria, plus copy of 2016 PF/NY photo cert, while new AIEP expert photo cert can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$12000
3221
1930 Lakatoi 1/- brown & olive perf OS Ash imprint strip of 3, plus 2d brown-purple & lake single. VF MLH, usual tropicalised gum. SG O49 & 53 cat £318+, plus imprint should be double, so est £600+. Extremely rare genuine perf OS multiple. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (4) (P)
 SOLD at A$400
3222
1931-32 OS opt Lakatoi set ½d to 2/6. VF fresh MLH, top value MUH. SG O55-66 cat £130+. (12) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3223
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1. Superb fresh MUH. SG 130-45 cat £550 for M, should be at least £1100 MUH. Rather rare in MUH condition. (16). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
3224
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1, inc both ½d shades. VF fresh M/MLH. SG 130-45 cat £569. (17) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
3225
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1, inc both ½d shades. VFU, selected nice examples. SG 130-45 cat £490. (17) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3226
1932-40 Pictorial £1 black & olive-grey, top value. VF fresh MLH. SG 145 cat £275.
 AVAILABLE at A$220
3227
1932-40 Pictorial £1 black & olive-grey, top value. VF MUH. SG 145 cat £275 for M, should be at least double, £550 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3228
1912 Registered cover front franked Lakatoi 1910 4d, 1/- & 2/6 plus monocolours ½d, 1d, 2d, 2½d & 6d tied by 'Port Moresby 22 APR 12' cds. To Sydney. VF. SG 79, 81, 83-87, 89 cat £124 & 'from x8' on cover. (P)
 SOLD at A$170
3229
1914 Use of PPC (rebacked view of Port Moresby) franked BNG Lakatoi ½d & 1d on view side plus monocolour ½d (2) & 2d to pay registered to Belgium, all tied by 'Port Moresby 22 JL 14' cds with Singapore? transit cds, Antwerp & Deurne arrival.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3230
1923 Use of Lakatoi 4d long Registered Envelope uprated Lakatoi 2d, with 'Port Moresby 17 JL 23' cds & reg label, to Melbourne with arrival b/s. VF. ACSC PAP4 cat $3000+. Only 994 printed & only tiny number used in correct period recorded. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
3231
1925 (13 Jul) cover Port Moresby to Philadelphia franked 3d (partly affixed by local glue), endorsed 'Per Air Mail via Sydney & San Francisco', with additional franking of US 8c Airmail (3) tied by 'Seattle Wash AUG 21 Seat. Term. Sta 1925' duplex pmks, b/s New York. AAMC P1a (15 covers reported to exist). A very early air mail for Papua, possibly the earliest of the few Papua/US combinations recorded. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3232
1929 Registered cover franked Lakatoi 1/- tied by 'Port Moresby 21 NOV 28' cds, by airmail to Brisbane, & then to USA, with USA 5c tied by 'San Francisco JAN 25 1929' cds to pay for airmail across USA to New Jersey, inc b/s of Brisbane, New York & Orange NJ arrival, plus h/s 'Not in the Registered Mail'. Very rare Papua-USA combination cover carried as part of the US PO Scheme where internal USA airmail postage could be prepaid by the sender affixing USA stamps on cover. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3233
1931 FFC Port Moresby-Samarai franked 3d Lakatoi & plane opt 1/-, tied by 'Port Moresby 22 SP 31' cds, Samarai arrival b/s. VF. AAMC P32 cat $900+. Rarity as only 10 flown! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
3234
1935 FFC Daru-Port Moresby-Darwin franked Lakatoi 3d plane opt tied by 'Daru 1 SE 35' cds. Signed by pilot, Port Moresby transit cds, Darwin b/s. VF fresh. AAMC 90a cat $600. Very rare (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3235
1935 FFC Oroville-Port Moresby franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d (cple toned perfs) tied by 'Port Moresby 25 OC 35' arrival cds, with endorsement signed by Officer in Charge at Oroville Police Camp, & signed by pilot. AAMC P91 cat $350. VF fresh. Only 40 flown. Very scarce (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3236
1935 FFC Port Moresby-Oroville franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d tied by 'Port Moresby 4 NO 35' cds, with endorsement & signature of Officer in Charge at Oroville Police Camp, plus signed by pilot. VF fresh. AAMC P93 cat $300. Only 89 flown. Very scarce (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
3237
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. AAMC P95 cat $375. Only 117 flown. Scarce (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
3238
1936 FFC Port Moresby-Daru franked plane opt 3d Lakatoi tied by 'Port Moresby 15 AP 36' cds, Daru arrival cds, signed by pilot. VF. AAMC P100 cat $500+. Rare, only around 12 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3239
1936 FFC Daru-Mt Blucher parachute drop, franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d, tied by 'Daru 18 JE 36' cds, with endorsement & signature on reverse of Officer in Charge Mt Blucher Police Camp, plus signed by pilots. VF fresh. AAMC P104 cat $200. 192 flown. Scarce (P)
 SOLD at A$110
3240
1937 FFC Port Moresby-Lake Kutubu franked Coronation 2d tied by 'Port Moresby 11 OC 37' cds, signed by pilot & on reverse by Officer in Charge at Kutubu Police Camp, plus photo of the Junkers plane used for flight. VF. AAMC P117 cat $600. Very rare, only 17 flown! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3241
1938 Declaration set 2d to 1/- on registered FDC, tied by 'Port Moresby 6 SP 38' cds. To Sydney, with reg label & arrival b/s. SG 158-62 cat £55 as loose stamps & 'from x4' on cover.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
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