Papua New Guinea #61, 62 used plate study, sold for $132

PNG #61, 62Lot 783 Papua New Guinea #61, 62. 1916, 1926 1d and 1½d used plate study, 1d is in a block of 20 with Port Moresby cds and is accompanied by a description of plate varieties for each position (in German). 1½d is a reconstruction of a sheet of 40 with each stamp being cancelled by cds, Harrison printing. Very fine. Estimate $75, realized $120.00

Mauritius One pence red and Two pence blue compound die proofs, sold for $1438

Mauritius #1 die proof
Mauritius 1d red

Lot 768 Mauritius 1d red and 2p blue Queen Victoria Compound Die Proofs on card measuring 128x101mm. This was made from the original dies from which the two stamps were printed Only a small number were printed before the dies were defaced. A rare opportunity to own die proof impressions of two of the rarest and most expensive stamps ever issued. Very fine. Estimate $1,000, realized $1250.00.