1901-10 Issues in expensive Lighthouse album mostly mint with BNG Wmk Horizontal including 2½d x9, 4d x3, 6d x7 & 1/-, Wmk Vertical including 2d Thin Paper x2, 4d x5, 6d x5 & 1/- x3; Large 'Papua' Overprints Wmk Horizontal 6d x4, 1/- x4 & 2/6d x6 (two without gum); Small 'Papua' Overprints Wmk Horizontal 2/6d x5, Wmk Vertical ½d marginal block of 6, 4d x4, 6d x2, 1/- x3 & 2/6d x2; Large 'PAPUA' 2/6d Type A x12; Small 'PAPUA' Wmk Upright Perf 11 1/- x6 and Perf 12½ 2½d SG 56, 2½d SG 56a (toned) & 1/-, Wmk Sideways Perf 11 1/- and Perf 12½ ½d SG 66a x2; 1910 Large 'PAPUA' 2/6d Type B SG 82 x15 & 2/6d Type C SG 83 x16; plus used including BNG to 1/- x2, Small 'Papua' to 2/6d x3, Small 'PAPUA' to 1/- x2, Large 'PAPUA' 1/- x2, 2/6d Type B x2 & 2/6d Type C x5, then a useful range of 'OS' punctures including Large 'PAPUA' 6d mint block of 4 (toned) & 2/6d Type B x3 & 2/6d Type C; many with Watermark Inverted, condition variable but most are fine to very fine &/or of very fine facial appearance, STC £19,000+ (2015). Ex Dr Michael Ryan. This & the collection lots that follow represent exceptional opportunities for research and/or resale.
(Qty 1000 approx)
Auction Category: PAPUA
AUSTRALIA , Varieties , overprinted stamps , Official Stamps , Perfins - Official , PAPUA 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period