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Displaying 1 - 20 of 33 Lots in Category - Papua
C of A - Military - World War I
WORLD WAR II:1943 airmail Hobart to Queensland Construction Camp censored with red/white label (Little #L6-6b) tied by small circular 'CHECKED/BY/ 6/2 ' cachet in violet - unrecorded by Little - on the face, forwarded to "1 Aust Corps/Recp Camp" then to Papua with 'FIELD POST OFFICE/20JE43/019.' b/s, finally 'RETURN TO SENDER/ON/MILITARY BOARD INSTRUCTIONS' cachet in violet on face, some water-staining & other blemishes. Crash mail?
No longer available
Papua & New Guinea groupwith few NWPI overprints, New Guinea including 'OS' overprints, Papua Lakatois 1916 5/- (*), 'ONE PENNY' surcharges, 1932 Pictorials 10/- (tonespot), etc, PNG 1952 Pictorials 10/- used x2, £1 *, later sets to 1980s **, etc, condition variable especially in earlies.
Carton including 'Stamp Atlas', UK postmark works, 'Straits Settlements' by Proud, 'Postal History of BNG & Papua' by Lee, WA 'Between the Lines' by Smits, etc.
Carton of auction catalogues mostly name sales & the majority from Prestige including the four Colonel Harrie Evans auctions, 'The World at War' etc, several are hard-bound including Rarities Auctions, Kevin Nelson's Australian Postal History, Cecil Walkley's WA Postal History, 'Australian Postal Stationery' (2013), Peter Troy's Papua, etc, a few from other firms including 'Carrington' NSW. A veritable reference library. Heavy!
Miscellaneous range including 'Fundamentals of Philately', two Exhibitors' Handbooks, 'WWII POWs in Malaya & Singapore' by David Tett, hardbound auction catalogues for 'Daisy' classic GB & Peter Troy's Papua, etc.
PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period
Collection in expensive Lindner hingeless album with better items including BNG 2/6d SG 8 used (creased; APEX Certificate) & 2/6d SG 16a mint (creased; APEX Certificate), Large 'Papua' Overprints mint set, various Small 'PAPUA' issues, Large 'PAPUA' to 2/6d x4 (one used), Bicolours two mint sets to 10/- plus some shades to 2/6d & 'OS' Overprints mint to 2/6d x2, 1939-41 Airs mint set, etc, condition variable.
(Qty few 100)
'Stamps of Papua' by Rosenblum (cover creased), 'Lakatoi I' (cover badly stained) & 'Lakatoi II-III' both by Croaker, and 'Plating Papua Part I: SG 47-83' by Dr Michael Ryan (2013, 564pp!).
Hesshaimer Lakatoi 'facsimile' #01628, Monocolours set plus shades, Coronation sheets of 40, 1938 Airs x2 sets, etc, also some used oddments plus some New Guinea & PNG.
(Qty few 100)
Postal Cards 1d & 1½d, unusually fine for these; & 4d Registration Envelope, minor blemishes, all unused.
1901-05 British New GuineaWatermark Horizontal Thick Paper ½d to 2/6d SG 1-8, well centred, a few hinge remainders, Cat £850.
1901-05 British New GuineaWatermark Horizontal Thick Paper ½d to 2/6d SG 1-8, well centred, various cancels (the 4d with bogus cds), Cat £650.
1901-05 British New GuineaWatermark Horizontal Thick Paper 2½d with Thin 'd' at Left SG 4b, excellent centring, streaky gum, Cat £375.
1901-05 British New GuineaWatermark Horizontal Thick Paper 4d sepia & black with Deformed 'd' at Left SG 5a, excellent centring, Cat £750. [Better centred than John Williams' example that sold at the Prestige auction of 6.3.2010 for $1265]
1901-05 British New GuineaWatermark Vertical Thick Paper ½d to 2/6d SG 9-16a, some hinge remainders, Cat £750.
1901-05 British New GuineaWatermark Vertical Thick Paper ½d yellow-green & black bottom row of 5 with complete Plate Number '1' at left (advanced tropicalisation) & an unmounted corner single with large-part Plate Number '2'. Rare. [Peter Troy's corner singles - Plate '2' with no gum - sold at the Prestige auction of 28.7.2009 for $575]
(Qty 2 items)
1901-05 British New GuineaWatermark Vertical Thick Paper 4d sepia & black with Deformed 'd' at Left SG 13a, well centred, hinge remainder, Cat £650.
1901-05 British New GuineaWatermark Vertical Thick Paper 4d black & sepia with Deformed 'd' in '4d' at Left SG 13a, excellent centring, lightly mounted, Cat £650.
1906 Large 'Papua' OverprintsWatermark Horizontal Thick Paper 4d to 2/6d SG 17-20, well centred, minor problems, Cat £500.
1906 Large 'Papua' OverprintsWatermark Horizontal Thick Paper 4d to 2/6d SG 17-20, well centred, Cat £450.
1906 Large 'Papua' OverprintsWatermark Vertical Thick Paper 2½d with Thin 'd' at Left SG 24a, lightly mounted, Cat £130.