Papua 1907 1d black and carmine error, SG39a

SKU: JP5332

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Papua 1907 1d black and carmine error, SG39a.

Thin paper, watermark vertical, type 4 small 'Papua'. Overprint, ERROR OVERPRINT READING UPWARDS, well-centred and very fine used with Port Moreby '10 JAN 08' circular date stamp as always.

One of the classics from the British Empire featuring the Lakatoi (trading canoe) with Hanuabada Village in the background.

A key rarity of which only two sheets existed, this example being from R4/5.

Accompanied with a British Philatelic Association (BPA) certificate of authenticity (2014).

The Stanley Gibbons catalogue value is £4,500.

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