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Lot 260
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New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 2½d on German New Guinea 10pf carmine (Scott 5), "G.R.I." and value 6mm apart, bottom sheet margin block of 4, o.g., right stamps never hinged; Some minor gum creases, Very Fine.
SG 5; £380+ ($590). Michel 5 I; €540 ($580).
Scott $420+.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 261

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 2½d on German New Guinea 20pf ultramarine (Scott 6), "G.R.I." and value 6mm apart, right sheet margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged; slight separation in selvage, Very Fine.
SG 6; £440 ++ ($680). Michel 6 I; €800+ ($850).
Scott $480 ++.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 262

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 5d on German New Guinea 50pf black & purple on buff (Scott 10), "G.R.I." and value 6mm apart, o.g., barely hinged, Very Fine. Only 569 of the 5d on 50pf were issued (both types combined).
SG 10; £850 ($1,320). Michel 10 I; €600 ($640).
Scott $825.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 263

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 8d on German New Guinea 80pf black & carmine on rose (Scott 11), "G.R.I." and value 6mm apart, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine. Only 643 of the 8d on 80pf were issued (both types combined).
SG 11; £1,000 ($1,550). Michel 11 I; €1,000 ($1,070).
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 264

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 1s on German New Guinea 1m carmine (Scott 12), "G.R.I." and value 4mm apart, o.g., two small light tone spots on reverse, otherwise Very Fine. Only 128 of the 1s on 1m were issued (both types combined).
SG 12; £3,500 ($5,420). Michel 12 I; €1,600 ($1,710).
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 265

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 3s on German New Guinea 3m violet black (Scott 14), "G.R.I." and value 4mm apart, o.g., minor hinge remnant, Very Fine, signed Bothe BPP, Coslow, Miro.
SG 14; £5,500 ($8,520). Michel 14 I; €1,900 ($2,020).
Scott $5,500.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

A total of only 87 of the 3s on 3m Yachtsóboth settings combinedówere issued.

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Lot 266

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. on German New Guinea, 2nd setting, 1d-8d less the rare 2½d on 20pf (Scott 16-20, 22-26); small thin 1d on 3pf, small light perfs stains 2d on 10pf, 3d on 25pf & 3d on 30pf, otherwise Very Fine, 3d on 25pf, 3d on 30pf, 5d on 50pf & 8d on 80pf signed Bloch.
SG 16-20, 22-26; £1,630 ($2,530). Michel 1 II-5II, 7II-11 II; €1,250 ($1,330).
Scott $1,820.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 267

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 2½d on German New Guinea 20pf ultramarine (Scott 21), "G.R.I." and value 5mm apart, o.g.; slight gum loss and light violet stain at lower right, otherwise Very Fine, signed Bloch.
SG 21; £2,000 ($3,100). Michel 6 II; €1,700 ($1,810).
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 268

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 3d on Marshall Islands 25pf black & red on yellow (Scott 34), narrow spacing, o.g., Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate.
SG 54; £450 ($700). Michel 5 I; €380 ($400).
Scott $475.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 269

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 3d on Marshall Islands 30pf black & orange on buff (Scott 35), narrow spacing, o.g., signed Bloch, Müller, with 1978 B.P.A. certificate.
SG 55; £475 ($740). Michel 6 I; €420 ($450).
Scott $475.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 270

New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 8d on Marshall Islands 80pf black & carmine on rose (Scott 38), o.g., Very Fine, signed Champion, with 2009 Sismondo certificate.
SG 58; £475 ($740). Michel 9 I; €600 ($640).
Scott $525.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 271
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New Britain, 1915, G.R.I. 3d on registration labels, 5 different (Scott 43, 44f, 45, 46h, 48), Rabaul & Manus with o.g., others without; few short perfs Manus & Käwieng, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
SG 33, 36, 39, 41, 42; £1,425 ($2,210). Michel 16b II, 16c, 16d II, 16f I, 16g; €1,040 ($1,110).
Scott $1,525.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 272

New Britain, 1915, G.R.I. 1d on 2d on Marshall Islands 10pf carmine & 20pf ultramarine (Scott 51-52), o.g., lightly hinged, 10pf signed Champion.
SG 63-64; £4,200 ($6,510). Michel 14-15; €3,980 ($4,240).
Scott $4,210.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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