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May 7-8, 2019

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Lot #2625
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES - New Britain
1914 overprinted on German New Guinea, 5sh on 5m slate and carmine, 4mm Spacing, Setting 3, position 3, small h.r., usual light toning, gum crease and perf. thin, otherwise fine example of this rare high value, of which very few exist from Setting 3, with clear 1995 Holcombe certificate (without mention of any flaws, "the high value stamps of New Guinea, overprinted with setting 3 are very rare") (SG 15)
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Catalog #15
Catalog Value £ 14,000
Price Realized
$3,750.00

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