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WORLD : NEW GUINEA - GRI OPTS
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3278
1914-15 'GRI 1d' 6mm opt DNG Yacht 3pf brown, tied by violet 2-line pmk 'Rabaul Oct 19 1914' pmk, on Active Service cover addressed to Sydney, endorsed with details & signed on back by Army Treasurer. VF. Mi 1I, SG 1 cat £850++ as loose stamp & 'from x3' on cover. The pmk is before the date of issue, & only 1 cover per value is known with such pmk & endorsement about the issue of the GRI overprints. Very important & interesting item for the GRI specialist. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$2100
3279
1914-15 'GRI 1d' 6mm opt DNG Yacht 3pf brown, variety '1' with straight top serif, setting VI, pos 3. VFM. Mi 1I(var), SG 1c cat £2000+. Extremely rare. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1600
3280
1914-15 'GRI 1d' 6mm opt DNG Yacht 5pf green, setting I, pos 2. VFU, tiny perf fault at bottom, Rabaul 2-line pmk Oct 17 1914 violet pmk. Mi 2I, SG 2 cat £110+, plus premium for pmk. (P)
 SOLD at A$70
3281
1914-15 'GRI 1d' 6mm opt DNG Yacht 5pf green, variety short '1'. Mi 2I(var), SG 2b cat £350. Rare variety. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
3282
1914-15 'GRI 2d' 6mm opt DNG Yacht 10pf carmine, setting I, pos 2. VFU, Rabaul 2-line violet pmk. Mi 3I, SG 3 cat £120+, plus premium for pmk. (P)
 SOLD at A$70
3283
1914-15 'GRI 2d' 6mm opt DNG Yacht 10pf carmine, setting I, pos 8. VFU, on piece, 2 line violet 'Rabaul Oct 17 1914' pmk of First Day of Issue. Mi 3I, SG 3 cat £120, plus premium for FDI pmk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
3284
1914-15 'GRI' opt DNG Yacht selection inc 1914-15 2d on 20pf, 2½d on 10pf & 2½d on 20pf, all 6mm spacing. 1914-15 1d on 3pf, 2d on 10pf U & 2d on 20pf, all 5mm spacing. F-VF M, unless noted. Mi 3I, 5I, 6I, 1II, 3II, 4II. SG 4, 5, ,6, 16, 18, 19 cat £500. Some vals Exp Block & Champion. (6). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3285
1914-15 'GRI 2d' 6mm opt on DNG Yacht 20pf ultramarine, uncancelled on Active Service Censor cover, initially marked 'no stamp available' & then the 2d applied, to Sydney. Mi 4I, SG 4 cat £110 & 'from x3' on cover. Some flts but rare & historical usage. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
3286
1914-15 'GRI 2d' 6mm opt DNG Yacht 20pf ultramarine variety '1' for 'I', setting I, pos 10. VFU, on piece with violet Rabaul 2 line pmk, 17 OCT 1914. MI 4I(var), SG 4a cat £425+. Rare variety. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3287
1914-15 'GRI 2½d' 6mm opt DNG Yacht 20pf, VFM, plus 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt 20pf M & 2U, 1 on piece. SG 6 & 19 cat £300. (4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
3288
1914-15 'GRI 3d' 6mm opt DNG Yacht 30pf black & orange on buff, setting I, pos 5. VFU 2-line Rabaul 2 NOV 1914 violet pmk. Mi 8I, SG 8 cat £500+, plus premium for rare cancel. Only 661 printed. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
3289
1914-15 'GRI 1s' 3¾mm opt DNG Yacht 2Mk blue, variety 'large S' a diff font (from 5th setting). VF fresh M. Mi 13I(var), SG 13a cat £12,000. Great rarity as even normal 2s/2Mk is very rare, while only several examples of this variety recorded. Exp Herbert Bloch, plus 2016 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$10000
3290
1914-15 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 3pf brown. VFU, on piece with violet oval 'Rabaul MAR 5 New Britain' pmk. Mi 1II, SG 16 cat £100+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
3291
1914-15 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 3pf brown, variety '1' with straight top serif. VFM. Mi 1IIF, SG 16c cat £140. Exp Champion. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3292
1914-15 'GRI' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 1d/5pf, 2d/10pf & 2d/20pf. VF MUH. Mi 2-4II, SG 17-19 cat £125 for M, should be at least double, £250 MUH. (3). (P)
 SOLD at A$120
3293
1914-15 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 20pf ultramarine, lower marginal blk of 8 with part inscription, setting II, pos 6-9. VF MUH, sl perf separation. Mi 4II, SG19 cat £400 for M singles, should be at least double, £800 MUH, plus premium for blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
3294
1914-15 'GRI 3d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 25pf black & red on yellow, setting II, pos 3. VF fresh M. Mi 7II, SG 22 cat £190. Only 869 printed. 2013 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3295
1914-15 'GRI 3d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 25pf black & red on yellow, blk of 4, setting II, pos 4-5. VF fresh 2M/2MUH. Mi 7II, SG 22 cat £760 for M singles, the MUH should be at least double, so £1140 for this blk plus premium for rare multiple. Only 869 printed. 2011 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
3296
1914-15 'GRI 3d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 30pf black & orange on buff, blk of 4, setting II, pos 1-2. VF fresh 1MLH/3MUH, left marginal. Mi 8II, SG 23 cat £680 for M singles, MUH should be at least double, £1190 for this blk, plus premium for rare multiple. Only 661 printed. 2011 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
3297
1914-15 'GRI 3d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 30pf black & orange on buff. VF fresh MUH. Mi 8II, SG 23 cat £170 for M, should be at least double, £340 MUH. Only 661 printed. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3298
1914-15 'GRI 3d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 30pf black & orange on buff. VF fresh MUH. Mi 8II, SG 23 cat £170 for M, should be at least double, £340 MUH. Only 661 printed. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3299
1914-15 'GRI 4d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 40pf black & carmine. VF fresh MLH. Mi 9II, SG 24 cat £180. Only 888 printed. Exp Kohler. (P)
 SOLD at A$210
3300
1914-15 'GRI 8d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 80pf black & carmine on rose, setting II, pos 5. VF fresh MLH. Mi 11II, SG 26 cat £425. Only 643 printed. BPA photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$550
3301
1914-15 'GRI 8d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 80pf black & carmine on rose, setting XI, pos 5. VF fresh MLH. Mi 11II, SG 26 cat £425+, plus premium for this rare setting. Only 643 printed. Exp Richter, plus 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3302
1914-15 'GRI 8d' 5mm opt DNG Yacht 80pf black & carmine on rose, error opt DOUBLE one INVERTED. VFU, on piece with part 'Rabaul New Britain 1915' oval violet pmk. Mi 11IIDK, SG 26f cat £8000++. Great rarity with only several recorded. BPA photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$6500
3303
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Rabaul (Deutsch Neuguinea) registration label no.696, on half envelope, tied by oval violet 'Rabaul JAN 4 1915 New Britain' cancel, (setting A, pos 5). VF. Mi 16g, SG 33 cat £325+, plus premium for piece. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3304
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Rabaul (Deutsch-Neuguinea) registration label no.904 (setting D, pos 2). F fresh MUH, bottom marginal, irregular at top. Mi 16g, SG 33d cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. 2005 Eichele photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3305
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Rabaul (Deutsch-Neuguinea) registration label, no.905 (setting D, pos 1). VF fresh MUH, LL cnr marginal. Mi 16g, SG 33d cat £425 for M, should be at least double, £850 MUH. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$950
3306
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen (Deutsch Neuguinea) sans serif registration label, blk of 4, no.4, 5, 9 & 10. F-VF UN. Mi 16bI, SG 35 cat £1000 for singles, plus premium for blk. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
3307
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen (Deutsch Neuguinea) sans serif registration label, blk of 4, no.2, 3, 7 & 8, right 2 stamps variety no stop after 'd' in '3d'. VF UN. MI 16bI(var), SG 35/35a cat £1400++ for singles plus premium for blk. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$1300
3308
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen (Deutsch-Neuguinea) sans serif registration label, blk of 4, no.59, 58, 54 & 53. VF UN. Mi 16bI, SG 35f cat £1100 for singles plus premium for blk. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
3309
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Herbertshohe (Deutsch Neuguinea) registration label no.362, variety no stop after 'd' in '3d'. VF UN. Mi 16c(var). SG 369 cat £500. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$550
3310
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Kawieng (Deutsch Neu-Guinea) sans serif registration label, blk of 4, nos 69, 70, 74 & 75 (setting B, pos 1-2). F-VF UN. Mi 16dI, SG 37b cat £1300. 2017 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
3311
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Kieta (Deutsch-Neuguinea) registration label no.328 (setting G, pos 3). F-VF UN. Mi 16e, SG 38 cat £450. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$675
3312
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Manus (Deutsch Neuguinea) sans serif registration label, blk of 4, nos 504, 505, 509 & 510. F-VF fresh M, left marginal. Mi 16fI, SG 39 cat £1300 plus premium for blk. 2017 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
3313
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Manus (Deutsch Neuguinea) registration label no.1000 (setting C, pos 1). VF UN, UL cnr marginal. Mi 16fI, SG 39 cat £325+. Interesting no.1000! (P)
 SOLD at A$275
3314
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Manus (Deutsch Neuguinea) registration label no.141, variety opt misplaced upwards (setting C, pos.5). F-VF fresh M, right marginal. Mi 16fI(var), SG 39(var) ca £325, plus premium for variety. (P)
 SOLD at A$275
3315
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Kawieng seriffed letters (Deutsch Neuguinea) registration label no.355 (setting B, pos 1). VF UN. Mi 16dII, SG 42 cat £250. (P)
 SOLD at A$275
3316
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Kawieng (Deutsch Neuguinea) seriffed letters registration label, horiz pr, no.172, 171 left stamp variety no stop after 'd' in '3d' (setting B, pos 4-5). VF UN. Mi 16dII(var), SG 42/42a cat £725 plus premium for pr. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
3317
1915 'GRI 3d' opt Kawieng (Deutsch Neuguinea) serifed registration label, blk of 4, nos 22, 23, 27 & 28, right 2 stamps variety no stop after 'd' in '3d' (setting B, pos 3-4). VF UN. Mi 16dII(var), SG 42/42a cat £1450++, plus premium for blk. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
3318
1914 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 3pf brown, right marginal blk of 6, setting II, pos 8-10. Superb fresh MUH. Mi 1I, SG 50 cat £660 for M, should be at least double, £1320 MUH, plus premium for rare multiple. Only 2675 printed. 2012 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
3319
1914 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 3pf brown & 5pf green & 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt 10pf carmine & 20pf ultramarine. VF fresh M. Mi 1I-4I, SG 50-53 cat £244. Only 2308 5pf printed. (4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3320
1914 'GRI' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 1d/3pf brown & 2d/20pf ultramarine, both with variety almost no stop after 'd', both setting II, pos 5. VFM. Mi 1I, 4I(var), SG 50(var) & 53e cat £180+++ (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3321
1915 'OS GRI 1d' opt DNG Yacht 5pf green. Stamp VF fresh MUH, top marginal. Mi D2, SG O2 cat £100 for M, should be at least double, £200 MUH. Only 1681 printed. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3322
1914 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 3pf brown, se-tenant horiz pr, right stamp variety '1' with straight top serif. VFM. Mi 1I/1I PF1, SG 50/50c cat £290 plus premium for pr. Only 2675 in total printed. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3323
1914 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 3pf brown, variety straight serif to '1', setting VI, pos 5. VF fresh MLH. Mi 1I(var), SG 50c cat £180. Exp Hoffman-Giesecke. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
3324
1914 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 5pf green, variety '1' with straight top serif. VFU, part Rabaul oval pmk. Mi 2I(var), SG 51c cat £160. Exp Ceremuga AIEP. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
3325
1914 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 5pf green, blk of 4, all stamps variety '1' with straight top serif, setting II, pos 1-2 from later state. VFU, 'Rabaul 2 MAR 1915 New Britain' violet oval pmk. Mi 2I PF1, SG 51c cat £640++, plus premium for rare multiple. Only 1308 printed & only about 261 of variety. 2012 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$550
3326
1914 'GRI 1d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 5pf green, variety '1' & 'd' spaced, setting IV, pos 8. VFU, part violet oval 1915 pmk. Mi 2I(var), SG 51e cat £325. Brandon photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3327
1914 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 10pf carmine & 20pf ultramarine, blks of 4 (20pf bottom marginal), setting II, 10pf pos 2-3 & 20pf pos 6-7. VF fresh 2MLH/2MUH. Mi 3I, 4I, SG 52, 53 cat £216 for M singles, the MUH should be at least double, so £324 for these blks plus premium for rare multiples. (2 blks of 4). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3328
1914 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 10pf carmine & 20pf ultramarine, 10pf variety strong opt offset. Superb fresh MUH. Mi 3I var, 4I, SG 52(var), 53 cat £54 for M, should be at least £108 MUH, plus premium for variety. (2). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
3329
1914 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 20pf ultramarine, horiz pr, right stamp variety no stop after 'd', setting II, pos 4-5. VF fresh MLH/MUH. Mi 4I(var), SG 53/53a cat £97+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
3330
1914 'GRI 3d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 25pf black & red on yellow, setting III, pos 2. VF fresh MLH. Mi 5I, SG 54 cat £450, plus premium for this rare setting. Only 299 printed. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
3331
1914 'GRI 3d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 30pf black & orange on buff, setting VI, pos 4. VF fresh MLH. Mi 6I, SG 55 cat £475, plus premium for this rare setting. Only 263 printed. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
3332
1914 'GRI 4d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 40pf black & carmine, variety 'faint d' (Gibbs 7c). VF fresh MUH. Mi 7I(var), SG 56(var) cat £170, as M normal should be at least double, £340 MUH, used variety with 'd' omitted cat £700. Only 1120 in total printed, so only 112 with variety. 2009 RPSV photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3333
1914 'GRI 5d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 50pf black & purple on buff, variety 'd almost totally omitted', setting II, pos 6. VFU, on piece with 'Rabaul 26 JAN 1915 New Britain' violet oval pmk. Mi 8I(PFI), SG 57f unpriced U, mint cat £2000. Only 600 in total printed so only 60 in this pos, possibly UNIQUE used. Holcombe photo-opinion & 2013 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
3334
1914 'GRI 8d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 80pf black & carmine on rose, pos 3. VF fresh MUH. Mi 9I, SG 58 cat £475 for M, should be at least double, £950 MUH. Only 490 printed. BPA photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
3335
1914 'GRI 8d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 80pf black & carmine on rose, setting II, pos 8. VF fresh MLH. Mi 9I, SG 58 cat £475. Only 490 printed. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3336
1914 "GRI 8d" 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 80pf, marginal vert pr, lower stamp error opt DOUBLE. Superb 1MLH/1MUH, normal MLH & error MUH with pristine never hinged original gum. SG 58+58e cat £10,475 for M singles, should be at least double, MUH error, thus £20,475, plus premium for such a spectacular se-tenant error multiple. Copy of 1959 BPA photo cert for blk, while new Ceremuga AIEP photo cert can be obtained on request. (2) (P)
 SOLD at A$12000
3337
1914 'GRI 1s' 4mm opt Marshalls Yacht 1Mk carmine. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. Mi 10I, SG 59 cat £4000 for M, should be at least double, £8000 MUH. Only 133 in total printed & major rarity in fresh MUH condition. 2014 Scheller photo cert while new Ceremuga AIEP photo cert can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$6000
3338
1914 'GRI 1s' 3½-4mm opt Marshalls Yachts 1Mk carmine, setting III, pos 4. F-VF fresh MLH. Mi 10I, SG 59 cat £4000. Very rare, only 133 printed. BPA photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2800
3339
1914 'GRI 1s' 3¾mm opt Marshalls Yacht 1Mk carmine, variety offset of opt on reverse, setting III, pos 3. VF fresh MLH. Mi 10I(var), SG 59(var) cat £4000+, plus premium for offset. Very rare as only total 133 printed & tiny number with variety. 2013 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3500
3340
1915 '1' on 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 10pf carmine blk of 4, setting II, pos 8-9. VF fresh 2MLH/2MUH. Mi 14, SG 63 cat £800 for M singles, the MUH should be at least double, so £1200 for this blk, plus premium for rare multiple. Only 480 printed. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
3341
1915 '1' on 'GRI 2d' 5mm opt Marshalls Yacht 20pf ultramarine, setting II, pos 2. VFU, on piece with 'Rabaul JAN 28 1915' violet oval pmk. Interesting the '1' h/s was applied after stamp was affixed to piece - clear impression on back. Mi 15, SG 64 cat £2500++. Rare, only around 50 printed. Holcombe photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
3342
1915 'OS GRI 1d' opt DNG Yacht 3pf brown reconstruction of all 10 positions of 3rd setting, inc pos 6 '1d to left of centre, & pos 8 '1' & 'd' spaced, on well annotated page. Mostly F-VF M. SG O1/1a cat £400++. Great for specialist. (10). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3343
1915 'OS GRI 1d' opt DNG Yacht 3pf brown, variety '1' & 'd' spaced, setting III, pos 8. VF fresh M. Mi D1(var), SG O1a cat £85. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$65
3344
1915 'OS GRI 1d' opt DNG Yacht 5pf green, blk of 4. Superb fresh 2MLH/2MUH. Mi D2, SG O2 cat £400 for M singles, the MUH should be at least double, so £600 for this blk, plus premium for rare multiple. Only 1681 printed. 2017 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
3345
1915 'OS GRI 1d' opt DNG Yacht 5pf green, group of 8, from 8 diff of the 10 opt positions. F-VF M/MLH. Mi D2, SG O2 cat £800. Only 1681 printed. Useful plating group. (8). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
3346
1914-15 Provisional use of Australian KGV 1d red engraved horiz pr with 'Rabaul New Britain APR 27 1915' violet oval pmk. VFU. SG 17. Extremely rare on this stamp. (P)
 SOLD at A$100
3347
1921 Provisional usage of Kangaroo 3d olive 3rd wmk Die 2, perf OS blk of 4. GU, flts, 'Rabaul 19 NO 21' cds. ACSC 13ba cat £800, plus premium for use in New Guinea. Extremely rare usage & almost certainly unique. (P)
 SOLD at A$600
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