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WORLD : PAPUA
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5388
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
5389
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
5390
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$1700
5391
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
5392
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$3800
5393
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
5394
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
5395
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$5000
5396
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
5397
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
5398
1908-10 Lakatoi small Papua 2d black & purple wmk sideways, perf 11, perf OS, error 4 other partial perf OS sideways! inc comp 'O' at UR & small part of 'S' at LL. VF CTO with gum, 'Port Moresby 11 OC 10' cds. SG O16(var). Spectacular & very rare error -cert can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
5399
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
5400
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
5401
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
5402
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
5403
1917 'ONE PENNY' opt Lakatoi 2/6 rose-carmine, wmk INVERTED & vert instead of sideways. 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 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)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
5404
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$10000
5405
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$12000
5406
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
5407
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
5408
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1 inc extra ½d shade. VF MUH. SG 130-45 cat £569 for M, should be at leastdouble £1136 MUH. (17). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$750
5409
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1 plus ½d listed shade. VF fresh M. SG 130-45 cat £569. (16). (P)
 SOLD at A$350
5410
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1, inc both ½d shades. F-VF U. SG 130-45 cat £488. (17). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
5411
1932-40 Pictorial £1 black & olive-grey, top value. VF fresh MLH. SG 145 cat £275.
 AVAILABLE at A$220
5412
1934 British Protectorate set 1d-5d as large DIE PROOFS in issued colours, on chalk-surfaced paper, with approval initials & dates in the LR cnrs. Overall F-VF, stamp areas & surrounding margins are nice condition & all nice colours, and while there are some faults well away from the stamps these could be trimmed off if that is preferred (The die proofs were solidly glued on both sides of margins using inorganic adhesive in sunken presentation mounts from which they have been removed & professionally cleaned. The remains of the mounts are inc with the lot & on reverse have violet oval 'Commomwealth Bank of Australia Fitzroy, Victoria Stamp Printing Branch' h/s, & also approval initials & dates matching those on the proofs). SG 146-49(p). The only proofs of this issue recorded & an obsolutely unique set for the specialist. 2014 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$10000
5413
1930s-52 'STAMP DUTY / £100 £100' overprint Lakatoi 2/6 maroon & pink, with '31/3/52' m/s cancel on original page 'Statement of Nominal Capital' (£200,000) of the Companies Ordinance document for registration of Gibbes Sepik Airways Ltd. Bft 18. Great rarity with only several recorded, which actually makes it rarer than any of the rarest overprint errors or paper varieties of the postage stamps of Papua. This is the highest denomination revenue stamp of Papua & as such of major importance for the specialist. 2014 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$10000
5414
1920 use of Lakatoi 4d orange on bluish long Registered Envelope uprated Lakatoi 1d on ½d pr, tied by 'Samarai 18 MAR 20' cds, with reg label. To Sweden, with 'Sydney 6 AP 20' b/s. VFU, overall in unusually nice condition. ACSC PAP4 cat $3000+. Extremely rare envelope & probably unique desctination. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
5415
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$500
5416
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
5417
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
5418
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
5419
1933 FFC Port Moresby-Salamaua franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d & Pictorial ½dpr & 1d, tied by 'Port Moresby 28 AU 33' cds, with Salamaua arrival b/s. VF, minor edge tones. AAMC P66 (Salamaua) cat $300. Rare (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
5420
1933 FFC Port Moresby-Talasea franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d & Pic ½d imprint pr & 1d, tied by 'Port Moresby 28 AU 33' cds, with Talasea violet arrival cds. Sl toning. AAMC P66 cat $300. Rare (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
5421
1934 Cover (sl spotting) franked Declaration set 1d-5d tied by 'Kulumadau SED 6 NO 34' FDI cds. SG 146-9 cat £28, & 'from x4' on cover, plus premium for FDC.
 AVAILABLE at A$20
5422
1934 Cover (sl spotting) franked Declaration set 1d-5d tied by 'Losuia 6 NO 34' FDI cds. SG 146-9 cat £28, & 'from x4' on cover, plus premium for FDC.
 AVAILABLE at A$20
5423
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
5424
1935 Port Moresby-Ioma FFC franked plane opt 3d & Declaration 2d tied by 'Port Moresby 29 AU 35' cds, with Ioma b/s & signed by pilot. AAMC P86 cat $200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
5425
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
5426
1935 FFC Daru-Port Moresby-Darwin per RAAF Southampton flying boat, franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d tied by 'Daru 1 SE 35' cds, with Port Moresby transit cds & Darwin arrival b/s. Signed by pilot. VF. AAMC P90a cat $600. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
5427
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
5428
1935 FFC Port Moresby-Oroville franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d & Pictorial ½d, tied by 'Port Moresby 4 NO 35' cds with endorsement & signature on reverse of Officer in Charge Oroville Police Camp. VF fresh. AAMC P93 cat $300. Only 89 flown. Very scarce (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
5429
1935 FFC Port Moresby-Oroville franked plane opt 3d with 'Port Moresby 4 NO 35' cds. Signed by pilot & reverse signed by Police Camp Officer in Charge. VF. AAMC P93 cat $300. Only 89 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
5430
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
5431
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
5432
1936 FFC Port Moresby-Daru franked Protectorate Jubilee 2d, tied by 'Port Moresby 17 MR 36' cds, with Daru arrival b/s & signed by pilot. VF. AAMC P97 cat $700+. Rarity, only 12 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
5433
1936 Port Moresby-Daru FFC (3rd trip) franked plane opt 3d tied by 'Port Moresby 15 AP 36' cds. Daru arrival cds & signed by pilot. VF. AAMC P100 cat $500. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
5434
1936 Port Moresby-Daru FFC (4th trip) franked Declaration 1d pr, tied by 'Port Moresby 24 AP 36' cds. Daru arrival b/s & signed by pilot. VF. AAMC P101 cat $500. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
5435
1936 Port Moresby-Daru FFC (5th trip) franked Pictorial ½d & 1½d tied by 'Port Moresby 28 MY 36' cds. Daru arrival b/s & signed by pilot. VF. AAMC P103 cat $500. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
5436
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
5437
1937 FFC Port Moresby-Lake Kutubu franked KGVI Coronation set, tied by 'Port Moresby 11 OC 37' cds, endorsement & signature on reverse of Officer in Charge Police Camp Lake Kutubu. VF fresh. AAMC P117 cat $600. Only 17 flown! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
5438
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
5439
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)
 SOLD at A$250
5440
1937 FFC Lake Kutubu-Port Moresby franked Coronation 1d pr, tied by 'Port Moresby 31 OC 37' arrival cds, endorsed & signed on departure by Officer in Charge at Lake Kutubu Police Camp, plus signed by pilot. VF, couple tiny tone spots. AAMC P121 cat $600. Very rare as only 17 flown! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
5441
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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