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Displaying 13 Lots in Category - Papua New Guinea
1962 Australian Territories Collectors Set in grey folder with printer's imprint 'C.2604/56', with Norfolk Island 1960-62 Pictorials (12, no 10/- 'SPECIMEN'), PNG various issues x11 including 10/- Map & £1 Fisherman both 'SPECIMEN', and Nauru 1954 Pictorials (9).
(Qty 32 stamps)
1963 Australian Territories Collectors Set in grey folder (C.2604/56) with Norfolk Pictorials including 10/- Bird "SPECIMEN' plus 6d, 11d & 1/- Fish, PNG various issues to 10/- Rabaul & £1 Fisherman both 'SPECIMEN', Nauru 1954 set of 9 and 1963 5d Flower, and Christmas Island 1958 QEII set of 10.
(Qty 48 stamps)
1964 Australian Territories Collectors Set grey folder (C.2604/56) with 'TERRITORIES/SPECIMEN SET' label on front and 'It is regretted etc.' notice inside with Norfolk part 1960-62 set without 10/- Bird, 1962-63 Fish, 1964 Views, PNG various issues including 5/- Coffee, 1964 Headdresses, 10/- Rabaul & £1 QEII both 'SPECIMEN', Nauru 1954 set plus some later issues, and 1963 Christmas Island QEII set. A very scarce provisional folder.
(Qty 61 stamps)
C of A - Decimal Issues
Large box containing Hagners in two albums including blocks of four to $10, gutter strips, full sheets including 22c Waltzing Matilda x10, and small group of stamp packs with $10 Paintings x4, also includes AAT plus some PNG, unmounted. Weighs 13kg.
Australian Territories collection with Nauru including Marshalls Overprints on Germany set, Marshalls Yachts set, Overprints on GB to 10/- plus a badly aged 5/- with 'SPECIMEN' Overprint, Ships Shiny Paper set to 10/-, etc; New Guinea including Overprints on Germany set, Yachts set to 5mk, a few GRIs with minor faults, NWPI simplified set to £1; Norfolk pre-decimals including 10/- Bird 'SPECIMEN' (*); PNG pre-decimals including 1952 10/- & £1 'SPECIMEN' (both **) and 10/- with Training School 'SPECIMEN 1' h/s in rosine (VLMtd), Birds 10/- 'SPECIMEN' (**), etc; many unmounted.
(Qty few 100)
Pacific Islands covers accumulation mostly post-WWII with lots of Papua New Guinea & Fiji, also Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand & Dependencies, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, etc, includes registered mail, some PPCs and postal stationery, potential postmark interest, majority commercial mail with just a few FDCs and commemorative covers, condition generally fine. Weighs 2kg.
Pacific Islands & Territories in carton with full sheets from Nauru, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn, Cocos, plus album containing PNG and Niue, also PNG 1985-86 year books, duplicate stamp packs, packets with sets, blocks, and M/Ss etc. Weighs 10kg.
Two file boxes with Australia Kangaroos & KGV Heads used, Decimals with show overprint M/Ss ** & prestige booklets, stockbooks with Samoa, Solomons, Nauru, Fiji, PNG, etc **, Japan including some M/Ss & covers, Butterfly thematics, plenty more. Weighs 20kg.
1947-2017 extensive collection in Ka-Be albums (to 2013) with issues both unmounted - including Ball Bay White Papers - and used, then 2014 to 2017 in Seven Seas pages, packets with extra sheetlets, FDCs etc; plus Papua New Guinea in Ka-Be pages 1966 to 1983 mint and used with some pre-1966 issues included.
PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period
1934-41 Issues SG 146-168 complete, the British Protectorate & Silver Jubilee sets each with rubber 'SPECIMEN' handstamp, also PNG 1952 set, all affixed to pages from an archival collection of French Colonial origin. [There are three similar lots from the same source. Two are offered here; the last will be offered in a future sale]
1934-41 Issues SG 146-168 complete, the British Protectorate & Silver Jubilee sets each with rubber 'SPECIMEN' handstamp, also PNG 1952 set, all affixed to pages from an archival collection of French Colonial origin.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Issued Stamps
POSTAL CHARGES: 1960 (March) 6d on 7½d Yam House with Double Overprint SG D1a marginal example from the right of the sheet, unusually fresh and well centred, CTO, Cat £2500. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2000). [Tim Rybak's and John McNabb's CTO examples sold at the Prestige auctions of 26.4.2008 and 12.10.2012 for $2796 & $3145 respectively]
Geoff Kellow stated that three sheets of 36, readily distinguished by placement of the overprints, had been identified. He was able to account for 42 used examples, of which 24 - including this example - are from the First Sheet, on which the second overprint is positioned left and upwards.
REGISTRATION LABELS: Large-part stapled wad of strips of 5 blank labels #2576-2996 each laboriously handstamped 'S.P.C. 6 LAE'.