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    Lot 253
    Estimate: $7,500 Realised Price : $6,000

    1914-15 'G.R.I.' overprint and value 5mm apart 8d on 80pf Black and Carmine/rose, variety 'Surcharge double', SG 26e. Only five examples recorded. 1991 BPA Certificate

     

    Lot 254
    Estimate: $5,000 Realised Price : $7,000

    1915 'G.R.I. 3d.' on Rabaul Registration labels, vertical strip of three [834/829/824], with variety on upper pair 'G.R.I. 3d double', SG 33/33a, fine and fresh. [See Gibbs at p.97 - 'G.R.I.' is on unit 834 and '3d' on unit 829]. A great rarity, believed to be unique. Ex Gibbs. 2007 RPSV Certificate

     

    Lot 255
    Estimate: $2,500 Realised Price : $2,000

    1915 'G.R.I. 3d.' on Rabaul sans-serif Registration label (gum stained) with Kangaroo 3d punctured 'OS' tied by violet 'RABAUL/NEW BRITAIN' double-oval handstamp on 1915 (8 Jun) registered cover to Sydney, straight-line 'PASSED BY CENSOR', arrival backstamp, odd blemish. Rare combination usage. 1985 RPSV Certificate

     

    Lot 256
    Estimate: $600 Realised Price : $500

    1915 'G.R.I. 3d.' on Herbertshöhe Registration label, variety 'No stop after 'd' in ‘3d’ ', SG 36a, Michel 16c variety. Unused as issued

     

    Lot 257
    Estimate: $15,000 Realised Price : $19,000

    1915 'G.R.I./3d.' on Herbertshöhe Registration labels, horizontal pair [592-591], with variety 'Surcharge omitted' on right unit, SG 36/36d, unused, sensibly strengthened between perforations. One of the great rarities of the registration labels. [See Gibbs at p.100]. Unique. Ex Gibbs. 2007 RPSV Certificate

     

    Lot 258
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $750

    1915 'G.R.I. 3d.' on Käwieng Registration label, SG 42, Michel 16dII. Fine mint block of four with lower units unmounted

     

    Lot 259
    Estimate: $700 Realised Price : $550

    1915 'G.R.I. 3d.' on Käwieng Registration label pair, variety 'No stop after 'd' in 3d' on left unit, SG 42, 42a, Michel 16dII variety. Unused

     

    Lot 260
    Estimate: $3,500 Realised Price : $2,900

    1914-15 'G.R.I.' overprint and value 5mm apart on Marshall Islands 1d on 5pf Green, variety 'Surcharge double', SG 51f. 1976 BPA Certificate

     

    Lot 261
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $900

    1915-16 NWPI overprint on KGV 1d Carmine-Red, vertical 'abc' block of six, the right units being Die II, SG 67,c. Fresh

     

    Lot 262
    Estimate: $750T Realised Price : $1,500

    1915-16 NWPI overprint on Kangaroo First Wmk 6d Ultramarine 'Watermark Inverted' vertical ‘abc’ strip, SG 78w. Fine and rare

     

    Lot 263
    Estimate: $3,500 Realised Price : $3,800

    1918-23 NWPI overprint on KGV ½d Green Large Multiple Wmk (Inverted), SG 119w, sheet of 30 from Electro 5 [1-30] showing varieties 'White flaw adjoining kangaroo's back', 'White spot on kangaroo's back' and 'Eight wattles at left', BW 65(5)d,e,f, twenty-five units unmounted, minor separation

     

    Lot 264
    Estimate: $8,000 Realised Price : $6,000

    1932 Undated Bird 2d Sunken Die Proof in Red on thick card, manuscript '11/3/32.' on reverse, minor flap fault otherwise a superb item free of toning. The only other values we have seen are the four high values held in the Post Office Archives, and all are aged or toned. A superb item for any 'Bird' or New Guinea exhibit

     

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