lot # 1848 - brit. colonies papua new guinea
1901/05: Lakatoi, first issue, wmk. horizontal, thick paper, line perf. 14, the used collection on leaves with complete set incl. 2½ d. on thin paper and an example with 'thin 'd' at left, rare 2½ d. black & dull blue, 4 d. black & sepia with deformed 'd' at left, and very fine 2 s. 6 d. black & brown; also a fine used example of Oct 1908 Official 2 s. 6 d. A scarce and generally fine collection (13 items) Gi = £ 2'000+.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas