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WORLD : NEW GUINEA - GRI OPTS
Lot
Description
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5973
1914-15 'GRI 2s' 3¾mm opt DNG Yacht 2Mk blue, variety 'large S', from diff font (5th setting). VF fresh M. Mi 13I(var), SG 13a cat £12,000. Great rarity as even normal 2s/2Mk is very rare, while only several examples of this variety recorded. Exp Herbert Bloch, plus 2016 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$8500
(US$5780)
(€5185)
(£4760)
  A$12000
(US$8160)
(€7320)
(£6720)
A$
5974
1914-15 'GRI 5s' 3½mm opt DNG Yacht 5Mk carmine & black, top value. VF MUH, never hinged darker original gum with sl vert gum crease, beautiful bright colours. Mi 15I, SG 15 cat £14,000 for M, should be at least double, £28,000 MUH. Only 102 printed in total & great rarity MUH - 1st example we have ever seen. 1982 RPSL photo cert, while diff new cert can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$10000
(US$6800)
(€6100)
(£5600)
  A$15000
(US$10200)
(€9150)
(£8400)
A$
5975
1914-15 'GRI 3d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 25pf black & red on yellow, blk of 4, setting II, pos 4-5. VF fresh 2M/2MUH. Mi 7II, SG 22 cat £760 for M singles, the MUH should be at least double, so £1140 for this blk plus premium for rare multiple. Only 869 printed. 2011 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$425
(US$289)
(€259)
(£238)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€366)
(£336)
A$
5976
1914-15 'GRI 3d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 30pf black & orange on buff, blk of 4, setting II, pos 1-2. Mostly F-VF fresh 1MLH/3MUH, tiny ink marks, left marginal. Mi 8II, SG 23 cat £680 for M singles, MUH should be at least double, £1190 for this blk, plus premium for rare multiple. Only 661 printed. 2011 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$275
(US$187)
(€168)
(£154)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€244)
(£224)
A$
5977
1914 'GRI 8d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 80pf, marginal vert pr, lower stamp error opt DOUBLE. VF 1MLH/1MUH, sl aging, normal MLH & error MUH with never hinged original gum. SG 58+58e cat £10,475 for M singles, should be at least double, MUH error, thus £20,475, plus premium for such a spectacular setenant error multiple. 1959 BPA photo cert, while diff new cert can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
  A$7500
(US$5100)
(€4575)
(£4200)
  A$10000
(US$6800)
(€6100)
(£5600)
A$
5978
1914 'GRI 1s' 4mm opt Marshalls Yacht 1Mk carmine. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. Mi 10I, SG 59 cat £4000 for M, should be at least double, £8000 MUH. Only 133 in total printed & major rarity in fresh MUH condition. 2014 Scheller photo cert while new Ceremuga AIEP photo cert can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$6000
(US$4080)
(€3660)
(£3360)
  A$9000
(US$6120)
(€5490)
(£5040)
A$
5979
1914 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 3pf brown, right marginal blk of 6, setting II, pos 8-10. Superb fresh MUH. Mi 1I, SG 50 cat £660 for M, should be at least double, £1320 MUH, plus premium for the rare multiple. Only 2675 printed. 2012 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$425
(US$289)
(€259)
(£238)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€366)
(£336)
A$
5980
1915 '1' on 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 10pf carmine. VF fresh MLH. Mi 14, SG 63 cat £200. Only 480 printed. (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€79)
(£73)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
5981
1915 '1' on 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 10pf carmine. VF fresh MUH. Mi 14, SG 63 cat £200 for M, should be at least £400 MUH. Only 480 printed. 2018 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert (P)
  A$275
(US$187)
(€168)
(£154)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€244)
(£224)
A$
5982
1915 Larger reg cover (209x143mm fits on album page) with mixed franking of 'GRI/3d' opt 'Rabaul (Deutsch-Neuguinea)' reg label (SG 33d cat £1650+ on cover) plus NWPI opts 6d, 9d & 1/- 1st wmk Kangaroos (SG 78, 79, 81 cat £165 as loose stamps) all with 'Rabaul New Britain Jun 8 1915' oval pmks to Sydney with 'Registered Sydney 21 JE 5' receiver pmk. VF fresh. Very rare & probably unique high value franking. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$1500
(US$1020)
(€915)
(£840)
  A$2500
(US$1700)
(€1525)
(£1400)
A$
5983
1916 local cover franked provisional usage of Australia Kangaroo 2d grey (no NWPI opt), perf OS (4), tied by 'Madang 19 MR 16' cds. VFU. Very rare franking as due to shortages of NWPI stamps some perf OS stamps from Army stocks were issued at POs. (P)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€214)
(£196)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€305)
(£280)
A$
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