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WORLD : PAPUA NEW GUINEA
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4845
1948 Large Registered parcel tag from "Cuthbert's Misima Gold Mine Ltd Misima Island Papua" franked Roo ½d, Koala 4d, KGVI 3d, Roo 2/- & Robes 5/- & £1 thick paper, all tied by "Bwagaoia PNG 16 AU 48" violet cds, with reg label, to Sydney. The tag has been reused as there is another reg label of a diff series on reverse with a diff Bwagaoia cds from 1941! SG 176, 178, 179, 187-8 & 212. Extremely attractive & spectacular. Proper usage & probably unique combination. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
4846
1952-58 Pictorial set ½d-£1. VF fresh MUH. SG 1-15, retail $240. (16) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4847
1952-58 Pictorial 10/- Map, type-written red opt "SPECIMEN 1". VFU/ CTO. SG 14(s). Ex PO Training School. Extremely rare (P)
 SOLD at A$200
4848
1952-58 Pictorial 10/- Map with type-written red opt "SPECIMEN 1". VF fresh MUH. SG 14(s). Ex PO Training School. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4849
1952-58 Pictorial £1 Fisherman, type-written black opt "SPECIMEN 1", m/s endorsed & dated 25/7/60. Superb UN. Ex PO Training School. Extremely rare -certificates for any of these specimens can be obtained on request. (P)
 SOLD at A$200
4850
1958 "Stamp Duty 1d" opt on Hut 6½d top marginal blk of 4. F-VF MUH, yellowed gum as usual. Bft 21 cat £60+ for single. (P)
 SOLD at A$40
4851
1960 "Postal Charges 6d" on 7½d with Postage blocked out, LL cnr marginal imprint blk of 4 with Government imprint. F-VF MUH, usual sl tropicalised gum & sl vert wrinkle. SG D1 cat £3400++ as singles. Extremely rare genuine as only 800 printed, so only 22 imprints would have existed, of which majority would have been split up, so definitely less than 10 imprint blks exist! (beware of forgeries, especially as there have also been cases of incorrect/forged certificates). 2001 Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
4852
1960 "POSTAL CHARGES 6d" on 7½d blue with Postage blocked out. VF fresh MUH. SG D1 cat £850. Rare genuine as only around 800 printed & beware of forgeries. 2001 Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
4853
1960 "Postal Charges 6d" on 7½d with Postage blocked out. VF MUH. SG D1 cat £850+. Rare genuine example as only 800 printed (beware of plentiful forgeries often sold as genuine by dealers). 2015 RPSL photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
4854
1960 "POSTAL CHARGES 6d" on 7½d blue with Postage blocked out, error opt DOUBLE. VFU, part Goroko MR 60 cds. SG D1a cat £2250. Only 3 sheets of 36 printed. Very rare genuine example (beware of forgeries often sold by dealers as genuine!). 2006 BPA photo-cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$2200
4855
1960 "POSTAL CHARGES 6d" on 7½d blue, on Local Airmail cover underfranked with 2x1d pictorial, with violet "DEFICIENT POSTAGE TAX" h/s, tied by "Goroko 4 MR 60 Papua New Guinea" cds. VF. SG D1 cat £450 for loose stamp alone. Rare genuine as only around 800 printed (beware of forgeries offered as genuine by dealers!). 2017 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
4856
1963 Cus Cus 6d multicoloured imperf PROOF sunken mounted on Dept of Posts & Telegraphs card with reverse h/s "Superintendent Operations" with m/s "No2". VF fresh UN. SG 43(p). Extremely rare as only several made. (P)
 SOLD at A$250
4857
1976 Scouts in PNG 50th Anniv set of colour separation PROOFS, with 5 diff colours, plus the final stamp for ea all imperf, UNISSUED 25t & 30t stamps. Note the issued stamps were denominated 7t & 15t! Superb UN attached to Courvoisier printer's approval sheet dated "20 4 1976". SG 309, 311(p). UNIQUE Scout thematic item. (12). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
4858
1982 Scouts 75th Anniv set of colour separation PROOFS, with 5 diff colours, plus the final stamp for ea value, all imperf. Note the issued 15t is represented here by an UNISSUED 7t stamp. Superb UN attached to Courvoisier printer's approval sheet dated "22 10 81". SG 426-9(p). UNIQUE Scout thematic item. (24) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
4859
1985 Ceremonial Structures set 10t-60t unissued rejected 1st printing, w/o "t" after value & smaller format. With copies of originals to compare. VF fresh MUH. SG 496-99(e). Rare. (4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
4860
1985 Ceremonial Structures set 10t-60t unissued rejected 1st printing without "t" after value & smaller format.. VF fresh MUH blks of 4, with issued set to compare. SG 496-99(e). Rare. (4 blks). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
4861
1987 Fish 17t IMPERF marginal blk of 4 with blue shifted upwards. VF fresh MUH. SG 539(var). Only 1 sheet recorded with shifted colour. (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4862
1987 Fish 17t IMPERF, left marginal horiz pr, variety blue shifted up. VF fresh MUH. SG 539(var). Only 1 sheet recorded with colour shift. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4863
1987 Fish 35t Master DIE PROOF printed on light plastic (70x60mm). VF fresh. SG 541(p). Extremely rare -only example known to us. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4864
1987 Fish 70t master DIE PROOF printed on light plastic (72x59mm). VF fresh. SG 542(p). Extremely rare -only example known to us. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4865
1989 surch Fish 20t/17t, error opt shifted showing 20t near middle & bars at top, so 17t old value not obliterated!. VFU on piece, normal to compare. SG 602(var). Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
4866
1989 surch Fish 20t/17t, error opt partially missing with "t" & part of "O" of 20t missing & bars missing, so old value 17t not obliterated! VFU, tied to piece by Lae pmk, normal to compare. SG 602(var). Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
4867
1989 Fish 20t/17t, error opt diag in upper marg blk of 10 with opts sloping downwards so on most "20t" is in middle or base of stamp & old 17t value not obliterated, with 4 UR stamps totally no bars. VF MUH. SG 602(var). Spectacular & unique error multiple! 2011 Ceremuga AIEP photo-cert. (10) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4868
1991-93 Bird of Paradise better imprint dates. 45t May 1992 imprint, 5t & K1 July 1993. F-VFU. SG 637, 643 & 647. Retail $360 (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
4869
1994 Emergency opt set. VF fresh MUH. SG 730-40 cat £200, Mi 714-24 cat €320. (11). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
4870
1994 Emergency opt 5t/35t Musical Bow, error opt TRIPLE, with normal opt plus 2 weak & inverted opts at base. FU on piece with sorting machine orange barcode cancel, sl cnr bend. SG 731(var). An important error of which only 1 sheet was discovered. We have sold MUH singles for $475-$800+. 2016 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4871
1994 Emergency opt 5t/35t Musical Bow upper half sheets of 25 (3) inc imprints, with opt varieties on ea. 1-20th Stamp with partial "5t" & 25th with partial "t". 2-25th Stamp partial "t". 3-15th Stamp partially missing "5" & opt box, & 25th very slight partial missing "t". Plus blks of 6 (3) with left marginal normal & with part opt offset on gum, & LL imprint blk with part missing opt box on LL stamp. VF MUH, some sl gum tones. SG 731/731(var) cat £1300++ as normal singles. Unique stamp group for specialist showing various states of printing plate. (93 in 6 blks).
 AVAILABLE at A$600
4872
1994 Emergency opt 5t/35t Musical Bow upper half sheet of 25 inc imprints, with opt varieties on top row of 5, all have thick blurred opts (5t unreadable), plus LR vert pr with almost totally missing "5t" or partially missing "t". VF MUH, few very light gum tones. SG 731/731a/731(var) cat £350 for normals, plus the SG 731a error is unpriced. Probably unique combination of varieties. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
4873
1994 Emergency opt 5t/35t Musical Bow upper half sheet of 25 inc imprints, with opt varieties of 9th stamp partially missing "5t", 10th totally missing opt box (so 35t fully showing), 15th partially missing both box & "5t", 20th partially missing box & totally missing "5t" (rare w/o any trace at all of "5t") & 25th stamp almost totally missing "5t" -only very faint trace. VF fresh UN. SG 731/ 731a/731(var). This is the only known sheet that in addition to the usual missing "5t" variety on Pos 20 also shows mostly missing "5t" on the other 2 positions & also spectacularly missing opt box varieties of which no other examples have ever been recorded. Important item for the specialist. 2016 AIEP Ceremuga photo cert.
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
4874
1994 Emergency opt 5t/35t Musical Bow, error opt TRIPLE! with opt normal & 2 opts inverted & weak, blk of 4. F-VF MUH. SG 731(var). An important error of which only 1 sheet was discovered (we have sold singles for $475-$800 each, so $1900-$3200 for blks of 4). 2011 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
4875
1994 Emergency opt 21t/80t FULL SHEET of 50 with imprints in ea cnr. VF fresh MUH. SG 734 cat £2100+++ as singles. Rare as a sheet. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
4876
1994 Emergency opt 50t on 35t Gogodala Mask, error opt INVERTED. VF fresh MUH. SG 736a cat £600. Only 1 sheet of 50 discovered. 1999 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$550
4877
1995 Tourism set of 8 in 4 se-tenant prs 21t, 45t, 60t & 90t, the last 3 prs missing the surcharges. VF fresh MUH. SG 747-54(var). Very rare as a full set. Previous sets we have offered realised $700-$1000. (4 prs). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
4878
1995 Tourism 65t/60t UL cnr imprint blk of 8 (2x4), variety opts very thick & blurred with faint "black mist" of opt ink on all stamps to a varying degree. VF fresh MUH. SG 751a(var). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
4879
2001 Surch K2.65 on 65t PhilexFrance, error opt DOUBLE, 2nd opt shifted down &/or left 4-6mm. UR cnr blk of 4 with diff placement on ea stamp. 2nd Opt was misplaced at a sl angle, giving wider spacing of opts at left of sheet, with UR cnr opts close together. VF fresh MUH. SG 906(var). Unique plate blks as only 1 sheet of 50 existed. 2016 AIEP Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
4880
2001 Surch K2.65 on 65t PhilexFrance, error opt DOUBLE, 2nd opt shifted down &/or left 1mm. UR cnr blk of 4 with diff placement on ea stamp. 2nd Opt was misplaced at a sl angle, giving wider spacing of opts at left of sheet, with UR cnr opts close together. VF fresh MUH. SG 906(var). Unique plate blks as only 1 sheet of 50 existed. 2016 AIEP Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1500
4881
2001 Surch K2.65 on 65t PhilexFrance, error opt DOUBLE, 2nd opt shifted down & left 1- 2mm. 2nd Opt was misplaced at a sl angle giving a wider spacing of opts at left of sheet, with UR cnr opts close together. VF fresh MUH top marginal. SG 906(var). Only 1 sheet of 50 existed. 2016 AIEP Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4882
2001 Surch 50t/25t Sydney 2000 Olympics, error opt DOUBLE! -opts beside each other. Superb MUH. Mi 906DD, SG 906(var). From the only known sheet of 50 found at Boroko PO in Jan 2002. Spectacular! 2005 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
4883
2001 Surch 50t/25t Sydney 2000 Olympics, error opt DOUBLE! TR cnr imprint blk of 4. Superb MUH. Only 1 sheet of 50 existed so only 4 imprint blks of 4. As one opt is diag misplaced, the appearance of the double opts greatly changes across the sheet from overlapping in TR cnr to widely spaced in LL cnr. Great recent discovery of which only 1 sheet was found & bought in Boroko PO in Jan 2002. Striking item & great addition to a PNG or Olympic collection. 2004 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
4884
2001 Surch 50t/25t Sydney 2000 Olympics, error opt TRIPLE! LL cnr imprint blk of 4. Superb MUH. Only 1 sheet existed so only 4 imprint blks of 4. As one opt is greatly shifted downwards the 50t appears in the sheet margin at base just below the bottom row of stamps & is missing from the top row, so the 5 upper stamps have 3 opt blks but only 2 opt "50t". Great discovery with only 1 sheet found & bought at Boroko PO in Jan 2002. Spectacular item & great addition to an Olympic or PNG collection. 2004 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
4885
1953 use of Australia Imperial Reply Coupon 3d changed to 4d in m/s with "Postal Dept C3 PNG 2 MR 53" cds of issuing office. F-VF U (vert fold). Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
4886
1959 Registered Envelope 1/7 red on buff. Superb fresh UN. ACSC PNG3 cat $50+. Only 2450 printed.
 SOLD at A$40
4887
1960 cover franked "POSTAL CHARGES 6d" on 7½d blue with Postage blocked out, plus 1d on 6½d, 3d on ½d, 1/- on 3½d & 3/- on 2½d, tied by "Port Moresby 1 MR 60" cds with violet "T 5/1" inc circle h/s. Superb fresh U. SG D1, ex D2-6 cat £459++ as loose stamps, plus premium for very rare cover. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
4888
1961 Use of 1959 registered envelope 1/7 Map uprated with 5d (2) tied by Port Moresby (15 Jun) cds to NSW. ACSC PNG 3 cat $500+. Scarce commercial use with only 2450 printed. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
4889
1994 Provisional opt K1.20/40t Ship erro opt DOUBLE (both equally strong & partly overlapping), used along with Waterfall 50t tied by Lae cds on correctly franked registered cover with provisional reg label, to Australia with Mansfield & Upper Mt Gravatt transit & arrival cds. SG 709(var). Major rarity for the specialist as only 1 pane of 25 was discovered & only 1 other cover is known to us. 2012 Ceremuga AIEP photo-certificate. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1100
4890
Revenue Stamp Duty 1975-95 Specialised collection with 1975 set 1t-K20, inc extra papers of 5t, 10t, 20t & K1 (plus set to K2 F/C). 1984 surch set 10t/5t-K10/5t (ex K5/1t), plus "X" surch set of 4 inc unlisted 50t/1t, also couple other blks. Then opt Pictorials (18) with Kingfisher K1/7t, WCY 20t/25t, Headdress 10t/30t & K5/25t, Stamp Anniv K1/12t, Shells 10t/40t (both types), Turtle K5/25t, Artefact 50t/60t, Soldier 50t/60t, Tree K1/21t (5), Musical Bow 5K/35t, Coral K6/12t (2), Kangaroo K10/60t, Car K20/60t, Rattle K5/70t, Police 40t/17t & Bird 10t/70t. Also the bogus opt K10/1t Hibiscus normal & inverted opts -the actual stamps that were seized by Police in 1999 as evidence for the investigation for PNG Govt, with letter from Status stating the above. Plus Departure Tax K15/7t -the 3 diff types. Then a range of original documents & research info inc PNG Philatelic Bureau illustrated "Duty Stamps Currently in use", some correspondence from PNG Post, purchase invoices etc, plus photo copies obtained from PNG post of large part sheets of 12 diff Numeral types & 8 diff Pictorials. Stamps VF fresh MUH unless noted. Many rare items present such as the Bird 10t/70t only about 12 recorded & Kingfisher 1K/7t only about 25 recorded etc -certificates for these 2 stamps can be obtained on request. Very nice research collection. (138). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
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