Lot 1443 oNew Britain, 1914, G.R.I. 2d on Marshall Islands 20pf ultramarine, surcharge doubled, clearly showing two strong separate overprints, purple Rabaul oval date stamp cancels, well centered, Very Fine and choice. SG No. 53g.
Scott No. 33b $5,250.
AN EXTREMELY RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 G.R.I. 2D ON MARSHALL ISLANDS 20PF ULTRAMARINE WITH SURCHARGE DOUBLED - A GREAT NEW BRITAIN RARITY.
In Robert Gibbs book "G.R.I.", he states that several examples have been recorded but only one used copy is known (ex-Bute).