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Auction: 153 - Lot number: 771 << Previous   Next >>

Description: 'G.R.I.' PERIOD: 1915 Name of Town in Seriffed Letters 'G.R.I /3d.' (No Stop after 'I ') on 'Manus/(Deutsch Neuguinea)' - registration label SG 43a, light Rabaul cds, Cat 5000. A rare stamp. Ex Gibbs: Lot 1961. BPA Certificate (1981) states "...is genuine" but "No opinion can be expressed on an apparent cancellation" (a silly statement suggesting the cancellation is of unknown origin or status when it is obviously a poor strike of the common Rabaul cds). [Illustrated by Gibbs at page 104 where he states "I have recorded 25 examples (of SG 43), of which 6 are used". Of the variety he records 3 unused & 4 used]

Auction Category: NEW GUINEA - Postal History of Manus Island

Listed in: NEW GUINEA "G.R.I." Overprints , overprinted stamps , Registered Mail & Registration Labels , Varieties , NEW GUINEA Mandated Territory Issues , Postal History , landscape - Islands

Estimate: AUD$ 3500.00T

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Quality: A C1 Get Help on this Item


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Item was sold for: $6,250.00T