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Papua New Guinea Area
 
 
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Lot 304

North West Pacific Islands, 1916, Kangaroo and Map, £1 chocolate & dull blue (Scott 26), 3rd watermark, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Fine to Very Fine, with 2019 Calves & Jacquart certificate.
SG 99; £300 for hinged ($390).
Scott $400 for hinged.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 305

New Guinea, 1931-32, Birds-of-Paradise, with and without date scrolls, two sets complete (Scott 18-30, 31-45), o.g., many appear never hinged, most of the remaining items lightly hinged, all remarkably fresh and bright with outstanding centering, Very Fine.
SG 150/162, 177/189; £675 ($880).
Scott $801.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 306
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New Guinea, Airmail, 1931-32, Birds-of-Paradise, scrolled and unscrolled, two sets of overprints (Scott C14-C27, C28-C43), with plane and "Air/Mail" overprints in black, o.g., Scott #C37-C38, C40, C42-C43 never hinged, Post Office fresh with eye-catching colors on pure white paper, Very Fine.
SG 163/176, 190/203; £550+ ($720).
Scott $679+.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 307

New Guinea, Airmail, 1935, Bulolo Goldfields, £2-£10 complete (Scott C44-C45), o.g., never hinged, each virtually perfectly centered; couple toned gum spots on £2, otherwise Very Fine, a remarkable set, the likes of which you won't see again soon.
SG 204/5; £1,100+ ($1,430).
Scott $1,100+.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $900.
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Lot 308

New Guinea, Airmail, 1935, Bulolo Goldfields, £5 emerald green (Scott C45), a lovely mint example, o.g., never hinged, bright, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
SG 205; £750 ($980).
Scott $750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 309

New Guinea, Airmail, 1939, Bulolo Goldfields, ½d to £1 complete (Scott C46-C59), o.g., lightly hinged, the £1 appearing never hinged, a high-flying set, the 10s and £1 as near perfectly centered as one could want; each fresh, bright and clean, Very Fine.
SG 212/25; £1,100 ($1,430).
Scott $721.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $700.
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Lot 310
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New Guinea, Officials, 1931-32, two sets complete (Scott O12-O22, O23-O25), "O S"-overprinted Birds-of-Paradise, with and without scrolls, o.g., #O35 never hinged, lively colors, crisp white paper and magnificent centering across the board; Scott #O24-O25 bottom margin singles with partial imprint captures, Very Fine.
SG O31/O41, O42/O54; £500 ($650).
Scott $626.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 311

Papua, 1901-05, "British New Guinea", ½d to 2s6d complete (Scott 1-8), all with horizontal watermark, o.g., bright and fresh, Very Fine.
SG 1/8; £850 ($1,100).
Scott $963.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $450.
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Lot 312

Papua, 1932, Pictorials complete (Scott 94-109), o.g., lightly hinged; small thin 1s3d, otherwise Very Fine.
SG 130/145; £550 ($720).
Scott $641.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 313

Papua, 1930, 3d to 1s Air Mail Plane overprint complete, yellowish paper (Scott C2a, C3a, C4b), vignettes in sepia black, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh colors, paper and gum, Very Fine, the scarce Harrison printings, overprinted by the Government Printer at Port Moresby.
SG 115-117; £4,010 ($5,210).
Scott $3,815.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 314

Papua New Guinea, Postage Due, 1960, 6d on 7½d blue (Scott J6), o.g., never hinged, a crisp and clean example of this tough-to-find stamp; very light toning of two perforation tips right top hardly noticeable, Fine to Very Fine, a pretty stamp.
SG D1; £850 ($1,100).
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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