Lot 2530New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 1d on German New Guinea 3pf brown, "1" with straight top serif, "G.R.I." and value 6mm apart, full o.g., strong color, Very Fine and scarce. Scott No. 1c.
SG No. 1c £2,000 ($2,850).
Lot 2531New Britain, 1914, "G.R.I." German New Guinea Issues, balance 12 mint issues; S.G. 5-7, 9, 11, 17-19, 23 & O1-O2, o.g., all bright and fresh, Very Fine; many signed.
SG No. 5//25, O1-O2 £2,807 ($4,000).
Lot 2532New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. on Marshall Islands 1d on 3pf-8d on 80pf issues complete, o.g., hinge remnant, all bright and fresh, rich colors, Very Fine; many signed A. Diena.
SG No. 50-58 £2,113 ($3,010).
Lot 2533New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 1s on Marshall Islands 1m carmine, o.g., hinge remnant, strong vibrant color, bright and fresh, Very Fine; signed A. Diena. Scott No. 39.
SG No. 59 £4,000 ($5,700).
AN RARE MINT EXAMPLE OF THE G.R.I. ON MARSHALL ISLANDS 1914, 1S ON 1M ISSUE.
Lot 2534New Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 2s on Marshall Islands 2m blue, o.g., rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, a very scarce New Britian high value; signed A. Diena. Scott No. 40.
SG No. 60 £1,900 ($2,700).
Lot 2535 ()New Britain, 1915, G.R.I. 3d on Kieta registration label, without gum, fresh and Very Fine. Scott No. 47.
SG No. 38 £450 ($640).
Lot 2536 oNew Zealand, Postal-Fiscal, 1882, £1 pink, N Z and Star Wide Apart watermark, circular "Honolulu, H.I." second class mail cancel, horizontal and corner creases, Fine appearance, a rare usage of a high value Postal Fiscal postmarked in Hawaii. SG No. F21 var.
Scott No. AR15 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2537North Borneo, 1892, 1¢ on 4¢ rose pink, surcharge on front and reverse, neat town cancel, brilliant color, Very Fine, a rare and seldom offered surcharge variety.
SG No. 63b £600 ($850).
Lot 2538North West Pacific Islands, 1915, Kangaroo and Map, 2s brown, vertical strip of three, top pair type a overprints, bottom stamp type b, neatly tied by "Rabul, 10 Oc 16" cds's on small registered cover to London, England, registry etiquette and Sydney transit backstamp; stamps lifted for identification and hinged back in place, Very Fine, scarce multiple on cover. Scott No. 21.
SG No. 91; £390 for singles off cover ($560) Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2539Orange Free State, 1900, ½d on ½d orange, 2nd setting surcharge, block of six, block of four, pair and single, all tied by "Jacobsdal, 30 Sp, 00" cds's on registered cover to Brighton, England, oval London transit and reverse with purple "Censor, Jacobsdal, O.R.C." handstamp and receiving cds, Very Fine.
SG No. 112 Estimate $100 - 150.