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WORLD: PAPUA (2)
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3065
1912 'Stamp Duty' opt Lakatoi 1d rose-pink. VF postally U, 'Samarai ED Papua 27 May 12' cds. SG F1 cat £80. (P)
 SOLD at A$80
3066
1916-31 Lakatoi bicolour ½d-6d with extra shades of all but the 1½, 2½d & 5d. VF mostly fresh MUH. SG 93-101b cat £93 for M, should be at least double, £186 MUH. (16).
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3067
1916-31 Lakatoi bicolours ½d to 5/- inc extra shades of all to 6d, plus 1932 9d & 1/3. VF M/MLH. SG 93-105 cat £240. (27). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3068
1913-31 Lakatoi bicolour set ½d to 10/- extra shades of all to 2/6, plus 9d & 1/3 of 1932. VF M/MLH. SG 93-105 cat £460. (29). (P)
 SOLD at A$400
3069
1916-31 Lakatoi bicolour set ½d-10/- inc extra shades of ½d-2d, 3d, 6d, 1/- & 2/6. VFU. SG 93-105 cat £470. (25). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3070
1916-31 Lakatoi 1½d cobalt & light brown Mullett imprint blk of 10. VF fresh MUH. SG 95b cat £120 for M singles, should be at least double, £240 MUH, plus premium for imprint blk. (10).
 SOLD at A$150
3071
1916-31 Lakatoi 1½d cobalt & light brown left marginal horiz pr, crown to right, left stamp 'POSTACE' variety. VF fresh MUH. SG 95b/95bd cat £62 for M, should be at least double, £124 MUH, plus premium for pr. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
3072
1916-31 Lakatoi 1½d cobalt & light brown, right marginal horiz pr, wmk Crown to right, left stamp 'POSTACE' variety VF MUH. SG 95b/95bd cat £62 for M singles, should be at least double, £124 MUH, plus premium for pr. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
3073
1916-31 Lakatoi 1½d bright blue & bright brown, left marginal horiz pr, left stamp with 'POSTACE' variety. VF fresh MUH, very deep colours. SG 95cd cat ca £56 for M, should be at least double, £108 MUH, plus premium for pr. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
3074
1916-31 Lakatoi 1½d pale grey-blue & brown, wmk Crown to left, horiz pr, left stamp 'POSTACE' variety. VF fresh MUH. SG 95/95d cat £52 as M singles, should be at least double, £104 MUH, plus premium for pr.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
3075
1916-31 Lakatoi 4d light brown & orange bottom marginal horiz strip of 3 with John Ash imprint. Superb fresh MUH. SG 99a cat £75 as M singles, should be at least double, £150, plus premium for imprint stamp. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3076
1916-31 Lakatoi 4d light brown & orange sheet of 40 (5x8) with Ash imprint & variety 'rift in sky' at right above sail retouched. Stamps MUH, margins & 2 stamps toned. SG 99a cat £1000 as M singles, should be at least double, £2000 MUH, plus premium for imprint, variety & sheet. Extensive positional variety notes. Rare sheet. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3077
1916-31 Lakatoi 6d Dull purple & red-purple in marg blk of 4 with variety 'POSTACE' on LR. Stamps VF fresh MUH. SG 101bc cat ca £152 for M singles should be at least double, £304 MUH, plus premium for variety blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
3078
1916-31 Lakatoi 6d dull & pale purple with 'POSTACE' variety. Superb fresh MUH. SG 101c cat £95 for M, should be at least double, £190 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
3079
1916-31 Lakatoi 5/- black & green LL cnr horiz pr with CA monogram at right. VF MUH. SG 104(var) cat £110 as M singles should be at least double, £220 MUH, plus premium for monogram. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3080
1916-31 Lakatoi 10/- green & pale ultramarine. Superb fresh MLH, nice colours. SG 105 cat £180 & under catalogued. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
3081
1916-31 Lakatoi 10/- green & pale ultramarine. Superb U, nice colours. SG 105 cat £200 & undercatalogued. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
3082
1916 STAMP DUTY, curved opt Lakatoi 1d black & red. Postally VFU with 'Port Moresby' cds. Bft 11 cat £35 for F/C. SG 94(var). Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3083
1917 ONE PENNY surch Lakatoi set on ½d-2/6 inc both ½d shades, all in lower marginal strips of 5 with both CA & JBC monograms. Superb fresh MUH, faintest tiny tones on top 2 values. SG 106-11 cat £145 as hinged singles, so £290 MUH, plus large premium for monograms. (7 strips).
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3084
1917 ONE PENNY surch Lakatoi set on ½d-2/6 all as UR cnr marg blks of 4 - 6d LR with JBC monogram. VF fresh MUH. SG 106-11 cat £116 for M singles should be at least double, £232 MUH, plus premium for blks. (6 blks). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3085
1917-31 Lakatoi surch & Airmail opts comp (ex Harrison 3d airs). VF M/MLH. SG 106-12, 114, 116-26 cat £114. (19).
 AVAILABLE at A$90
3086
1929-30 AIRMAIL Lakatoi 3d all 3 printers imprint blks of 6 with Cooke CA/JBC monogram blk, Harrison & Ash. VF M/MUH, Harrison sl tropicalised gum as usual. SG 112-14 cat £351 for M singles, & MUH should be at least double, so £525 for this, plus premium for imprints. (3 blks). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3087
1929-31 opt Lakatoi with Airmail opt 3d (2 shades), plane opt 6d & 1/- Harrison, 3d & 1/- Ash printings, 2d on 1½d both shades, 5d on 1/-, 9d on 2/6 & 1/3 on 5/-. VF MUH. SG ex 112-20 cat £73 for M, should be at least double, £146 MUH. (11).
 AVAILABLE at A$120
3088
1929-31 surch & Air opts comp (ex rare 3d plane opt), with 1929 Air Mail opt 3d (3), 1930 Plane opts (5), 2d on 1½d (2), & 5d-1/3. VF MLH. SG ex 112-26 cat £134. (14).
 SOLD at A$130
3089
1929-30 Lakatoi Airmail opt 3d (2 shades), plane opt 6d & 1/- Harrison & 3d to 1/- Ash printings. VFU all with nice cds. SG 112, 114, 116-20 cat £122. (7).
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3090
1929-30 AIRMAIL opt Lakatoi 3d black & bright blue-green Cooke printing FULL SHEET of 40 with margins, CA & JBC monograms, varieties inc 'rift in clouds', extra leaf, diag flaw etc. Stamps all MUH, separations & reinforcing. SG 112 cat £180 as M singles, should be at least double, £360 MUH, plus huge premium for variety & monogram sheet. (40).
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3091
1929-30 AIRMAIL opt Lakatoi 3d black & blue-green Ash printing in full sheet of 40 with margins & imprint, several varieties inc 'Rift in clouds' retouch, leaves etc. Stamps VF fresh MUH. SG 114 cat £60 as M singles, should be at least double, £320 MUH, plus premium for full sheet. (40).
 SOLD at A$275
3092
1930 Aeroplane opt Lakatoi 6d dull & pale purple in Harrison imprint blk of 15 with POSTACE variety (pos 6/2). Gum sl tropicalised as often, o/w VF 2M/13MUH (variety MUH). SG 116/116a cat £136 for M singles, MUH should be at least double, so £268, plus premium for imprint blk.
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3093
1930 Aeroplane opt Lakatoi 1/- sepia & olive. Harrison printing LR cnr marginal with double perfs at right. VF fresh MLH. SG 117(var). Very rare. (P)
 SOLD at A$110
3094
1930 Airmail opt on 1/- sepia & olive, Harrison printing, error opt INVERTED, being the most famous error of Papua. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. SG 117a cat £15,000+ for M, should be at least double, £30,000 MUH. Only 1 sheet of 40 printed & only tiny number exist in MUH condition. Exp Sanabria, while new AIEP expert certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$15000
3095
1930 Aeroplane opt Lakatoi 3d black & blue-green Ash printing in UR cnr marg blk of 6 with POSTAGIE for POSTAGE variety on UR unit. VF fresh MUH. SG 118/118(var) cat £21 for normal M, should be at least double, £42 MUH, plus premium for variety blk.
 SOLD at A$140
3096
1931 TWO PENCE opt Lakatoi on 1½d in Mullett & Ash imprint blks of 6. VF fresh MUH. SG 121-2 cat £111 for M singles, should be at least double, £222 MUH, plus premium for imprint blks. (2 blks).
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3097
1931 TWO PENCE surch 2d on Lakatoi 1½d cobalt & light brown sheet of 40 with Mullett imprint, & variety POSTACE at right on 1st stamp & 'rift in sky' at right above sail on 2nd stamp, plus 3rd stamp has been substituted by printer & affixed by pieces of selvedge. Stamps MUH about 60% with mostly light toning. SG 121-121a cat £774 as M singles, should be at least double, £1548 MUH, plus premium for imprint rift variety & full sheet, plus list of annotated varieties for almost all positions.
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3098
1931 TWO PENCE opt Lakatoi 1½d cobalt & light brown Mullett printing, with POSTACE (left stamp) & 'rift in sky' varieties in horiz pr. VF fresh M. SG 121/121a cat £188, plus premium for pr. (2). (P)
 SOLD at A$140
3099
1931 surch 2d on 1½ Lakatoi bright blue & bright brown sheet of 40 (5x8) with Ash imprint, variety 'POSTACE at right' on 1st stamp, & 'rift in sky' at right above sail on 2nd stamp retouched. VF MUH. SG 122/a cat £130 as M singles should be at least double, £260 MUH, plus premium for imprint, 'rift' variety & full sheet.
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3100
1931 TWO PENCE opt Lakatoi 1½d bright blue & bright brown Ash printing, with POSTACE variety UL stamp & retouched rift in sky at pos 1&2 in blk of 4, with 2 normals. VF fresh MUH. SG 122/122a cat £45 for M so £90 MUH, plus premium for variety blk.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
3101
1931 surch 1s3d on Lakatoi 5/- in CA/JBC monogram blk of 10 (5x2). VF fresh MUH. SG 123 cat £110 as M singles, should be at least double, £220 MUH, plus premium for monogram blk.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3102
1931 surch Lakatoi 5d on 1/- Ash imprint blk of 6 2M/4MUH, plus 9d on 2/6 Ash & Harrison imprint strips of 3 1M/2MUH. VF MLH/MUH. SG 124-6 cat £81 for M singles, MUH should be at least double, so £116, plus premium for imprints. (3 units).
 AVAILABLE at A$110
3103
1931-32 OS opt Lakatoi set ½d to 2/6, with 2/6 maroon & pale pink Harrison printing. VF M/MLH mostly fresh. SG O55-66 cat £130. (12). (P)
 SOLD at A$110
3104
1931-32 OS opt Lakatoi set ½d to 2/6. VFU. SG O55-66 cat £350. (12). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
3105
1931-32 OS opt Lakatoi 1½d bright blue & bright brown left stamp 'POSTACE' variety in pr with retouched rift in sky. VF fresh MUH. SG O57/57a cat £77 for M, should be at least double, £154 MU, plus premium for variety pr. (2). (P)
 SOLD at A$110
3106
1932-32 OS opt Lakatoi 6d dull purple & red purple left marginal blk of 4, UR stamp 'POSTACE' variety. VF MUH. SG O62/O62a cat £184 for M singles, should be at least double, £368 MU, plus 'premium for positional blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
3107
1931-32 OS opt Lakatoi 1/- brown & yellow-olive Ash imprint strip of 3 with left 2 (pos 37 & 38) officially replaced by PO with pos 34 & 35 with sm pieces of selvedge to attach. VF fresh MUH. SG O64 cat £27 as hinged singles, so £54 MUH, plus premium for imprint & for probably unique PO repair imprint.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
3108
1931-32 OS opt Lakatoi 2/6 maroon & pale pink Harrison printing. Superb MUH. SG O66 cat £48 for M, should be at least double, £96 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
3109
1931-32 OS opt Lakatoi 2/6 maroon & bright pink, Ash printing. Superb fresh MUH. SG O66a cat £55 for M, should be at least double, £110 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3110
1932 Lakatoi 9d & 1/3 new values in UL cnr marginal prs with 'rift in sky' variety retouched on right unit of each. Stamps VF fresh MUH. SG 127-28 £66 for M so £132 MUH, plus premium for variety prs. (2 prs). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
3111
1932-40 Pictorials ½d to 5/-, extra shades of ½d & 4d. VF MUH, couple of sl tropicalised gum, all fresh colours. SG 130-43 cat £245 for M, should be at least double, £490 MUH. (18) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3112
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1 BLOCKS OF 4. VF MUH with never hinged original gum, which in ea blk has horiz line of sl darker gum colour on lower 2 stamps. SG 130-45 cat £2200 for M singles, should be at least double, £4400 MUH singles. Extremely rare set of MUH blks. (16 blks) (P)
 SOLD at A$2700
3113
1932-40 Pictorials ½d to 10/-. VF M/MLH, mostly fresh. SG 130-44 cat £370. (16).
 SOLD at A$200
3114
1932-40 Pictorials ½d to 1/- inc extra ½d McCracken shade. VF fresh MUH. SG 130-39 & 130a cat £110 for M, should be at least double, £220 MUH. (11).
 AVAILABLE at A$130
3115
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1. VF MLH. SG 130-45 cat £550. (16). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3116
1932-40 Pictorial ½d, 1d, 1½d, 3d & 4d, all lower marginal blks of 4 with John Ash imprints. Mostly VFU/CTO, Samarai cds, SG ex 130-135 cat £87 as singles, plus premium for imprints blks. (5 blks of 4).
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3117
1932-40 Pictorial ½d to 5/-. VFU. SG 130-43 cat £245 (14) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
3118
1932-40 Pictorial set ½d-£1. VFU, light cds. SG 130-45 cat £450. (16). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$325
3119
1932-40 Pictorials 1d, 1½d, 3d, 5d & 6d all Ash imprint blks of 4. VF MUH. SG 131-2, 134 & 136-7 cat £108 as M singles should be at least double, £216 MUH, plus premium for imprints. (5 blks). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3120
1932-40 Pictorial 4d olive green McCracken imprint pr. VF fresh MUH. SG 135(var). Rare imprint. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3121
1932-40 Pictorial 5d black & slate, right marginal with guide lines & reversed '5d'. Superb fresh MUH. SG 136(var). Very scarce as usually trimmed off. (P)
 SOLD at A$80
3122
1932-40 Pictorial 10/- violet. Superb MUH. SG 144 cat £150 for M, should be at least double, £300 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
3123
1932-40 Pictorial 10/- violet. VFU. SG 144 cat £120. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
3124
1932-40 Pictorial £1 black & grey. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. SG 145 cat £275 for M, should be at least double, £550 MUH. Rare so nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3125
1932-40 Pictorial £1 black & grey. Superb MLH. SG 145 cat £275+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$230
3126
1932-40 Pictorial £1 black & grey. Superb U, 'Port Moresby 30 DE 36' cds. SG 145 cat £180+. Unusually nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
3127
1934 50th Anniv set 1d-5d, all in bottom marginal Ash imprint blks of 6. VF fresh MUH. SG 146-49 cat £72 for M singles, should be at least double, £144 MUH, plus premium for imprint blks. (P)
 SOLD at A$150
3128
1935 KGV Silver Jubilee opt set 1d-5d, plus 1937 KGVI Coronation set 1d-5d, all Ash imprint blks of 4. VF, 1935 2M/2MUH, 1937 fresh MUH. SG 150-57 cat £82+, plus premium for imprint blks. (8 blks of 4). (P)
 SOLD at A$150
3129
1937-41 KGVI comp with Coronation, Declaration, & both Airmail sets. VF fresh MUH. SG 154-68 cat £96. (15).
 AVAILABLE at A$90
3130
1938 KGVI 50th Anniv Air set 2d to 1/- all LL cnr marginal Ash imprint blks of 4. Superb fresh MUH. SG 158-62 £140++ as singles, plus large premium for imprint blks. (5 blks of 4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3131
1939-41 KGVI Airmail set 2d-1/6 Ash imprint blks of 4. 2d-8d VF fresh 2M/2MUH, 1/6 VF fresh MUH. SG 163-68 cat £240++, plus premium for imprint blks. (6 blks of 4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3132
1911-32 Lakatoi monograms & imprints selection of blks & strips inc 1911-17 2½d monogram blk of 10. 1916-31 ½d Harrison imprint blk of 6 & Ash imprint strip of 3, 1d Harrison strips of 3 (2), 6d Ash imprint blk of 8. 1931 'TWO PENCE' opt 1½d Ash imprint blk of 10, plus trip of 3. 1929-30 'AIRMAIL' opt 3d Ash imprint strip of 3. 1931 Surch 5d on 1/0 Ash imprint blk of 6, plus strip of 3. 1931-32 OS opt 1½d Ash imprint strip of 3. VF M/MUH, few bit tropicalized. SG cat £260 as M singles, MUH should be at least double, so £490, plus premium for imprint/monogram blks.
 SOLD at A$275
3133
1916-32 Lakatoi 'rift in sky' varieties with ½d single, then 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 6d AIRMAIL on 3d, plane opt on 3d & 6d, surch 5d on 1/- all in horiz prs with normal, plus ½d, 1½d, 2d opt OS singles. Various states of variety from full scratch to nearly retouched out. Mostly VF M/MUH. SG cat £89 as M normals, MUH should be at least double, so £130+, premium for varieties. (9 prs,+4).
 AVAILABLE at A$120
3134
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. Superb VFU, overall in unusually nice condition. ACSC PAP4 cat $3000+. Extremely rare envelope & probably unique destination. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1700
3135
Postal History: 1933 & 34 Official covers franked Lakatoi 1d black & red (3) perf OS tied by 'Port Moresby 11 JE 34' cds, & 1934 franked 3d black & green perf OS tied by 'Port Moresby 23 FE 34' cds. Toning. Both to USA with 'Govt Secretary Port Moresby cachet al LL. SG 47 & 50 cat £200 as loose stamps & 'from x10' on cover. Extremely rare proper usages. 2022 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$600
3136
Postmarks: 1901-40s accumulation on Lakatoi (110) to 6d & later to 6d, plus some New Guinea (17). 1901-05 BNG types (16), inc barred oval 178 of Cooktown, 1907 Papua opts (8) then Papua types, monocolours, later bicolours, Pics, commems etc. pmks inc early barred oval BNG diff types, then Abai, Bonagai, Buna Bay, Bwagoia, Daru, Edie Creek, Ioma, Kanosia, Kokoda, Kulumadau, Losuia, Port Moresby, Rigo, & Samarai, plus 2-line registered types. Also Shipmail & transit types inc 'Louse Ship Letter', Paquebot, Brisbane, Cairns, Sydney, Soerabaya etc. Also 1940s use of Australia Robes & 10/- (2) with diff PNG Customs h/s tied to large pieces. All diff, any duplication is diff pmks or stamps. SG cat £650++ as stamps, plus premium for all the pmks. (175).
 SOLD at A$475
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