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WORLD : NEW GUINEA - NWPI OPTS
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5926
1915-16 opt KGV ½d green electro 4, left pane, pos 31-60 forme of 30 inc 6 abc strips, 4th opt setting with large stops at pos 36 & 46, plus pos 42 last stop almost missing. Also 4 noted stamp varieties. F-VF 4M/26 MUH, sl gum aging. SG 65. Rare pane.
 AVAILABLE at A$275
5927
1915-16 opt KGV ½d green electro 4 left pane, pos 31-60 forme of 30 inc 6 abc strips, 2nd opt setting inc very rare variety totally 'missing stop' at pos 12, plus 3 noted stamp varieties. F-VF 13M/17MUH. SG 65(var). Extremely rare pane -the 'missing stop' is a very important positional variety that deserves SG catalogue listing which we are sure will happen sooner or later. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
5928
1915-16 Opt Kangaroo 2d grey, 1st wmk, horiz strip of 6 opt type a-c-c-c-b-c. VF fresh 2M/4MUH. SG 73(var). Very scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
5929
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 2d grey 1st wmk, horiz pr, with substituted opt type b-c. VF fresh M. SG 73(var). Very scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
5930
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 2d grey 1st wmk, horiz pr, with substituted opt type a-c. F-VF fresh M. SG 73(var). Very scarce! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
5931
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 6d ultramarine, 1st wmk INVERTED, opt type b. VF fresh MUH. SG 78w cat £300 for M, should be at least double, £600 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
5932
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 9d violet, vert abc strip of 3, 1st wmk. VF M/MLH. SG 79 cat £220. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
5933
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 9d violet, 1st wmk, horiz pr with substituted opt types a-c. VF fresh MLH. SG 79(var). Very rare & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
5934
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 1/- green, vert abc strip of 3, 1st wmk. F-VF fresh M/2MUH. SG 81 cat £240 for M, MUH should be at least double, so £360 for this strip. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
5935
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 1/- green 1st wmk, abc strip. VF 1M/2MUH. SG 81 cat £240+ as M, & the MUH should be double, so £400+ for this strip. (3). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$230
5936
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 1/- green, 1st wmk, horiz pr, with substituted opt types b&c. VF fresh M. SG 81(var). Very rare & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
5937
1915-16 opt Kangaroo 5/- grey & yellow, 1st wmk, opt type c. VF fresh M. SG 83 cat £2750. Very rare as only tiny number printed. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2300
5938
1915-16 opt Kangaroo £1 brown & blue 3rd wmk, opt type b. Superb MLH, perfect centring. SG 99 cat £438+. Rare so nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
5939
1915-16 opt Kangaroo £1 brown & blue, 3rd wmk, opt type c. VFU, oval violet radio station cancel. SG 99 cat £450. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
5940
1918-23 opt KGV 1d carmine-red, Die II, substituted cliche (plate 2, pos R6/4). F-VF M. SG 103ba cat £1000. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
5941
1918-23 opt KGV 4d orange, variety 'line through Four Pence'. VFU with oval radio station cancel. SG 104a cat £1300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$550
5942
1918-23 opt KGV 4d orange, variety 'line through Four Pence'. VFU, 2 pinhole punctures from pmk. Rabaul SE 1920 cds. SG 104a cat £1300. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
5943
1918-23 opt Kangaroo 2½d 3rd wmk, plate 2, left pane pos 31-60 forme of 30 with major error '1 of ½ omitted' on 3rd stamp (pos 33). VF 8M/22MUH inc variety being nice MUH. SG 107/107a cat £14,165 as M singles, should be at least double, for the MUH, thus £28,000 for this, plus premium for pane with variety. This is the most important positional variety of all the Kangaroo issues, so very important item both for New Guinea & Australian specialists. Holcombe photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$15000
5944
1918-23 opt KGV 1d carmine-red, 5th setting plate 2 pane IV, pos 35, die I substituted cliche with Rabaul cds. U, thinned, nice appearance. SG 103a cat £650, retail $850. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
5945
1918-23 opt Kangaroo £1 brown & pale blue, 3rd wmk. VF fresh MUH, with pristine never hinged original gum & nice original colours. SG 118 cat £4500 for M, should be at least double, £9000 MUH. Only 1 printing of 960 stamps issued, many of which were remaindered & officially destroyed. Without doubt the finest example we have seen offered in any auction. Great rarity in MUH condition & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$9000
5946
1918-23 opt KGV ½d green, LM wmk INVERTED. Superb fresh MUH. SG 119w cat £130 for M, should be at least double, £260 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
5947
1918-23 opt KGV ½d green, LM wmk inverted. F-VF fresh MUH. SG 119w cat £130 for M, should be at least £260 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
5948
1918-23 opt KGV ½d green, LM wmk inverted, vert abc strip of 3. VF M/2MUH, uneven striped gum colour. SG 119w cat £520 for M, MUH should be at least double, so £780 for this strip. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
5949
1915 Soldiers part cover franked opt KGV 1d red opt type b, tied by 'Rabaul New Britain JUN 18 1915' violet oval pmk. To Australia with Passed-By-Censor', & '3rd Batt N & M Forces Trop Unit' cachets, 'Sydney 28 JE 15' arrival b/s. SG 67. Attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
5950
1917 Registered cover franked opt type a 2d, 2½d, 3d & 1/-, type b ½d, 6d, 9d & 2/-, & type c 1d, 4d & 5d, the 2½d, 3d & 9d 1st wmk, 6d & 1/- 2nd wmk, 2d & 2/- 3rd wmk, tied by 'Rabaul 21 JE 17' cds. To Melbourne with arrival b/s. SG 65, 67, 70, 72, 74, 76, 79, 88, 90, 94 & 97 £300+ as loose stamps & 'from x5' on cover. Very attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
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