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4779
1901-05 Lakatoi BNG ½d to 1/-, wmk horiz. VF fresh M. SG 1-7 cat £316. (7). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4780
1901-05 Lakatoi BNG ½d black & green Hesshaimer enlarged engraved print die proof (132x167mm) on wove paper with "1922" wmk. VF UN as made. Attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
4781
1901-05 BNG Lakatoi 2/6 black & brown, wmk horiz. VFU, "Port Moresby 26 OC 06" cds. SG 8 cat £550. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
4782
1901-05 BNG Lakatoi ½d black & yellow-green, wmk vertical thick paper, blk of 16 (4x4). Superb fresh MUH, w/c & pristine. SG 9 cat £368 as M singles, should be double, £738 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
4783
1901-05 BNG Lakatoi 6d black & myrtle-green, vert wmk, thin paper, comb perf. Superb fresh MUH. SG 14a cat £1200 for M, should be at least double, £2400 MUH. Only 175 existed w/o opt. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2200
4784
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
4785
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$2500
4786
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$2000
4787
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$3000
4788
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$4000
4789
1907 small Papua opt Lakatoi 2½d black & ultramarine, wmk horiz, thick paper. VF fresh MLH. SG 35 cat £2000. Extremely rare. 2015 RPSL photo-cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$2300
4790
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$7000
4791
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 -certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
4792
1911-15 Lakatoi monocolour 4d black imperf die PROOF on thin surfaced card. UN, flts but still respected 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$1500
4793
1911-12 Lakatoi monocolour set ½d to 2/6 perf OS. VFU. SG O38-45 cat £160 & under-catalogued. (8). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
4794
1911-12 Lakatoi monocolour 2d mauve perf OS, variety wmk crown to right of A. VFU. SG O40w cat £100. Very rare! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4795
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$1300
4796
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
4797
1929-30 AIR MAIL opt Lakatoi 3d black & blue-green Ash printing, error OVERPRINT 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
4798
1930 Airmail opt on 1/- sepia & olive, Harrison printing, error OVERPRINT INVERTED, in BLOCK OF FOUR! VF fresh M. Stamps are from positions 23-24 & 28-29 & they complete the reconstruction published by Ray Kelly in his monograph on this error. This block was purchased by an American airmail collector shortly after issue, and has remained off the market for the last 86 years, and so they were the only examples of this error that had never been previously illustrated anywhere. SG 117a cat £60,000+++ as singles plus premium for largest known multiple. Only 1 sheet of 40 printed & the "inverted aeroplane" is the most famous error of Papua. So this block ranks as one of the 3 most important & spectacular items of Papuan philately. Exp Sanabria, plus 2016 PF/NY photo-cert, while new Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert can be obtained on request. (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$55000
4799
1931-32 OS opt Lakatoi set ½d-2/6. Superb fresh MUH. SG O55-66 cat £130 for M, should be at least double, £260 MUH. (12) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4800
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1, inc both ½d shades. VF fresh MUH. SG 130-45 cat £568 for M, should be at least double, £1136 MUH. (17). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
4801
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1 inc extra ½d shade. VF MUH. SG 130-45 cat £568 for M, should be at least £1136 MUH. (17). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
4802
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1, inc both ½d shades. VF fresh M/MLH. SG 130-45 cat £569. (17) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
4803
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1, inc extra ½d shade. VF M/MLH. SG 130-45 cat £570. (17) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
4804
1932-40 Pictorial ½d to 10/-, inc extra ½d shade. VF MLH. SG 130-44 cat £370. (16) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4805
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1, inc both ½d shades. VFU, selected nice examples. SG 130-45 cat £488. (17) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
4806
1934-41 sets with Declaration, Silver Jubilee, Coronation, Declaration & Airmail. F-VF MUH. SG 146-68 cat £121 (23) (P)
 SOLD at A$100
4807
1934-41 Pictorial sets with Declaration, Silver Jubilee, Coronation, Declaration & Airmail sets. VFU. SG 146-68 cat £175. (23)
 SOLD at A$120
4808
1887 pr of letters from Herbert Vacher. One written aboard S.S. Imuana on 22 October of 36 sides in length, the other from Hotel Der Nederlande at Batavia 20 sides in length. Covering the period 23 to 31 October detailing his journey to Thursday Island & Papua. Incredible details. Mentions reefs, sand banks, Mission Stations, Yule Island, Port Moresby, Mail Boats, travelling on Pearl Ship Nautilus & his stay in Java. Posted in Egypt in tatty linen lined env. Other correspondence from this man, believed to be the earliest known item posted from Papua, was previously sold in a London auction for many £1000s. Important historical items, but difficult to determine value.
 AVAILABLE at A$350
4809
1902 Registered cover franked BNG Lakatoi 1/- black & orange, tied by barred BNG pmk, with "Port Moresby 31 JY 02" cds at LL, to USA & redirected, with "Forwarded from Springfield Mass" h/s, with b/s of Cooktown, Brisbane, Springfield & Boston. VF. SG 7 or 15 cat £70 or £100 as loose stamp alone & "from x15-20" on cover. Attractive & rare franking. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4810
1904 cover (vert folds clear of stamps), franked BNG Lakatoi ½d-6d wmk vertical, tied by barred oval BNG pmks & with "Samarai MY 2 1904" cds. To German New Guinea, with Herbertshoh DNG & Matupi transit/arrival cds. SG 9-14 cat £167 & "from x20" on cover. Scarce inter-colonial cover. (P)
 SOLD at A$375
4811
1908 Registered OHMS cover (folds clear of stamps), franked small Papua opt 1d, 2d, 2½d, 1/- & 2/6, plus 1907-08 ½d, 4d (2) & 6d, tied by "Port Moresby 15 JUN 08" cds. To Germany with railway transit reg label, b/s of Brisbane, Frankfurt-Karlsruhe-Basel railway TPO & Posen arrival. Assume SG 39-41, 44, 45 plus 47, 52 & 53 cat £210 & "from x5-8" on cover. Spectacular & rare cover. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
4812
1917 Lakatoi 4d Registered Envelope, standard size. Superb fresh UN. ACSC PAP3. ASC RE2 cat $1000 in 1994. Only 1000 issued (P)
 SOLD at A$450
4813
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, sl gum stains at flap but overall in unusually nice condition. ACSC PAP4 cat $3000. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
4814
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 sl aged at ends. ACSC PAP4 cat $3000+. Only 994 printed & only tiny number used recorded - 1st we have ever offered in last 10 years. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
4815
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$600
4816
1931 FFC Port Moresby Samarai franked 3d Lakatoi & plane opt 1/- Lakatoi, tied by "Port Moresby 22 SP 31" cds, with Samarai arrival b/s. VF. AAMC P32 cat $900+. Rarity as only 10 flown! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4817
1932 FFC Kokoda-Port Moresby franked Lakatoi ½d (4) & plane opt 3d, tied by "Kokoda 28 SEP 32" cds, Port Moresby arrival cds, typed reverse endorsement. AAMC P46 cat $200. 107 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4818
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$350
4819
1933 FFC Port Moresby-Samarai franked Lakatoi 2d on 1½d & plane opt 3d, tied by "Port Moresby 26 AU 33" cds, with arrival cds. VF fresh. AAMC P66 (Samarai) cat $300. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4820
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$130
4821
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$100
4822
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$25
4823
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$25
4824
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$100
4825
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$120
4826
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$350
4827
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$350
4828
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, plus signed by pilot. F-VF. AAMC P91 cat $350. Only 40 flown. Very scarce (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
4829
1935 FFC Port Moresby-Kikori franked Lakatoi plane opt 3d & Pictorial ½d, tied by "Port Moresby 4 NO 35" cds, with Resident Magistrate Kikori cachet & signature, plus pilot signature. AAMC P92 cat $1000 & undercatalogued. Rarity, only 12 flown! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
4830
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$150
4831
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$150
4832
1935 FFC Oroville-Daru franked plane opt 3d tied by "Cecil F Cowley" signature, the Officer in Charge at Oroville, with typed cachet on reverse & Daru arrival cds, plus descriptive label on reverse. VF. AAMC P95 cat $375. Rare as only 117 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
4833
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$400
4834
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$400
4835
1936 FFC Port Moresby-Daru franked plane opt 3d Lakatoi tied by "Port Moresby 15 AP 36" cds, with Daru arrival cds & signed by pilot. VF. AAMC P100 cat $500+. Rare, only around 12 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
4836
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. Only 192 flown. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
4837
1937 FFC Port Moresby-Lake Kutubu franked Coronation 1d (2), tied "Port Moresby 11 OC 37" cds, reverse arrival endorsement & signature of Officer in Charge at Lake Kutubu Police Camp, plus signed by pilot. VF. AAMC P117 cat $600+. Only 17 flown. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
4838
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$350
4839
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)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
4840
1937 FFC Lake Kutubu-Port Moresby franked KGVI Coronation 2d tied by "Port Moresby 31 OC 37" cds on arrival & signed by pilot & Officer in Command at Lake Kutubu, plus a photo of the plane used. Superb fresh. AAMC P121 cat $600 & much undercatalogued. Only 17 flown! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
4841
1937 FFC Sydney-Thursday Island 1st leg of flight to Papua in a Sikorsky amphibian aircraft, signed by pilot & engineer, franked KGVI 2d red Die I, cancelled on arrival at Thursday Is. Some minor topicalisation, mainly on rev. AAMC P116 cat $350+. Very rare, only 12 signed covers flown. (P)
 SOLD at A$210
4842
1938 FFC Losuia-Port Moresby franked Pictorial 3d & 5d, tied by "Losuia 29 JE 38" cds, with Port Moresby arrival cds. VF AAMC P136 cat $250. Very scarce (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
4843
1938 FFC Port Moresby-Losuia-Port Moresby franked Pictorial ½d, 1½d & 2d, tied by "Port Moresby 29 JE 38" cds, with Losuia transit & Port Moresby return b/s. VF. AAMC P136a cat $280. Very scarce (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4844
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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