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Displaying 41 - 60 of 64 Lots in Category - German Colonies




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NEW GUINEA "G.R.I." Overprints - Postal History




2582

C

C

OTHER INTERNAL MAIL: 1915 (Mar 2) Gerstenberg PPC ('Gruss aus Herbertshoh') to "N Mecklenberg" with '1d.' on Marshalls 5pf SG 51 tied by oval Rabaul d/s of 'MAR 10 1915' in violet, reinforced along vertical fold.

400.00

$800.00T




2583

C

B

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1914 cover endorsed "Garrison Duty/Rabaul" at U/L & "D Coy No 947" at L/L, to Sydney with 6mm Setting '1d.' on DNG 5pf SG 2 tied by '-*RABAUL*-/Oct 29 1914' d/s in violet & very fine Sydney machine of NO20-1914 arrival, minor opening faults at the top & a little soiled. Jurgen Kilian Certificate (1990).

1000.00

$1,400.00T






2584

C

B

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (Jan 14) overpaid but apparently official cover endorsed "Garrison Duty/Rabaul" at U/L & "No 118/HLH/ Treasury" at L/R plus "Censored/[?] Capt/14 1 15" in red, to "Captain Carter/HMA Transport/Eastern/co Gibbs Bright & Co/Sydney" with remarkable combination franking of '2d.' on Marshalls 20pf plus NWPI 1d & 2d and 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33 all tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, 'REGISTERED/SYDNEY NSW' arrival cds ties 'KAISERL HAUPTKASSE/[eagle]/RABAUL' wafer to the flap, horizontal fold.

1500.00

$2,300.00T




2585

C

A-

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (Feb 4) cover addressed with Sgt Moore's distinctive typewriter, to Victoria with '2d.' on Marshalls 10pf SG 52 & 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33 tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet.

800.00

$1,800.00T










2586

C

A-

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (Feb 22) cover addressed in Sgt Moore's distinctive hand & endorsed by him "Censored/GWM Rabaul/22 2 15" in red at U/L, to NSW with '1d.' on Marshalls 5pf SG 51 & 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33 tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, 'REGISTERED/6MR15/SYDNEY NSW' arrival b/s just ties one of three 'KAISERL DEUTSCHE POSTAGENTUR' wafers sealing the flap, a few blemishes mostly on the reverse. BPA (1981) & Briefmarkenprufstelle Basel (2004) Certificates.

A famous item, & one of the most attractive GRI covers. Illustrated by Robert Gibbs at page 21 where he quotes from the summons to stamp dealer JH Smyth to appear at Sgt Moore's court martial & to produce this envelope & the contents thereof. Martin Eichele states on the later certificate "Possibly the most important cover as evidence of the philatelic history of these issues".

2500.00

$4,000.00T




2587

C

B

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (Jan 26) double-rate cover endorsed "SD Thompson/Tropical force/via Rabaul" at U/L & "Passed by/Censor/CWC" in red at L/L, to Melbourne with '2d.' on Marshalls 20pf SG 53 tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, minor blemishes. Ex "Ello": sold for $1380. ["via" in the sender's endorsement suggests the sender was some way distant from Rabaul]

800.00

$1,250.00T






2588

C

C

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (Feb 20) OHMS cover - the header crossed-through - with 'Naval Office/Newcastle' imprint at L/L amended to "Rabaul" & signed "Lt OW Gillam RANR", to NSW with '1d.' on Marshalls 5pf SG 51 tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, redirected to Victoria & twice more locally, a few faults including a chunk missing at U/L still quite appealing.

300.00

$230.00T




2589

C

B

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (Feb 27) cover to Sydney with 'O.S./1d.' on DNG 3pf tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, minor blemishes.

300.00

$340.00T






2590

C

A-

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (Mar 19) cover with Eastern & Australian Steamship Co embossing on the flap, endorsed at U/L "Pass/Paul L [ ? ]/Lt Colonel", to NSW with '1d.' on Marshalls 5pf SG 51 tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, Sydney arrival b/s of 3AP-1915.

500.00

$800.00T






2591

C

A-

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (Mar) cover to Sydney with '1d.' on Marshalls 5pf pair tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, very fine 'HUNTERS HILL/3AP1915/NSW' arrival b/s. BPA Certificate (1980).

400.00

$600.00T








2592

C

B

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (Apr) cover to NSW with 'O.S./1d.' on DNG 3pf tied by a poor but readily identifiable strike of the rare boxed 'RABAUL/[date]' d/s in blue (Powell #54; rated G), Sydney arrival b/s of AP17-1915, hinge remainders on the face. Jurgen Kilian Certificate (1984).

500.00

$380.00T






2593

C

A-

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (May 18) cover to NSW with rare combination franking of unoverprinted KGV 4d orange plus 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch-Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33d tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, seriffed 'CENSORED' h/s in violet on both sides, 'PETERSHAM/3JE15/NSW' arrival b/s, light vertical fold affects the 'R' label.

1500.00

$2,000.00T






2594

C

B

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (June 8) Burns Philp cover (seal on flap) to head office in NSW with rare combination franking of Australian Kangaroo 3d punctured 'OS' plus 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch-Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33d - stained by the adhesive used - tied by superb oval Rabaul d/s in violet, superb 'PASSED BY CENSOR' h/s of Rabaul, 'REGISTERED/21JE15/SYDNEY NSW' arrival b/s, a few blemishes. RPSofV Certificate (1985).

1000.00

$1,350.00T






2595

C

A-

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (June 8) cover to NSW with '1d.' on Marshalls 5pf plus 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33 - a couple of short perfs - tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, 'HUNTERS HILL/21JU1915/NSW' arrival b/s, Bothe guarantee h/s on the reverse. German PS (USA) Certificate (1975).

800.00

$1,450.00T






2596

C

B

MAIL TO AUSTRALIA: 1915 (June 22) cover to Kodak in NSW "Per SS Morinda" with rare combination franking of NWPI KGV 1d (perf fault at L/R) plus 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch-Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33d - exceptional centring, a couple of short perfs & a little grubby - tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, 'REGISTERED/10JL15/SYDNEY NSW' arrival b/s. Ex "Ello": sold for $1150.

1000.00

$1,450.00T






2597

C

B

MAIL TO ENGLAND: 1915 (Mar 1) cover endorsed "OHMS" in blue-pencil, to Cheshire with 'O.S./1d.' on DNG 3pf SG O1 [3] tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, light vertical fold & minor wrinkling, the flap sealed with 'Marshall Inseln' 5pf selvedge. Ex "Ello". Peter Holcombe Certificate (1989).

600.00

$460.00T






2598

C

B

MAIL TO ENGLAND: 1915 (Mar 29) cover endorsed "Censored/Oscar W Gillam Lt/RHM/Rabaul" in red at U/L, to Devonshire with 5mm Setting '1d.' on DNG 5pf SG 17 tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, superb strike of the 'PASSED-BY-CENSOR' h/s in violet, Sydney transit b/s of 3AP-1915 & 'NEWTON-ABBOT/16MY/15' arrival b/s, minor defects.

500.00

$420.00T






2599

C

C

MAIL TO ENGLAND: 1915 (Mar) cover with '1d.' on Marshalls 5pf tied by 'STEPHANSORT/----/13' 'frozen' cds in blue, '3rd Batt N and M Forces/Trop Unit' & 'PASSED-BY-CENSOR/JW BELL CAPT' cachets both in violet, Sydney transit b/s of 7AP-1914 & 'WORCESTER PARK/16MY/15' arrival b/s, minor blemishes & ironed-out folds.

650.00

$800.00T






2600

C

A

MAIL TO ENGLAND: 1915 (Apr 5) cover to Kent with 'O.S./1d.' on DNG 3pf SG O1 tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, superb strike of the 'PASSED-BY-CENSOR' h/s in violet, 'BROMLEY KENT/3JY/15' arrival b/s, light ironed-out vertical fold in no way detracts from what is an unusually fine GRI cover. Ex "Ello": sold for $1035. Jurgen Kilian Certificate (1982).

750.00

$1,000.00T






2601

C

B

MAIL TO ENGLAND: 1915 (May 19) cover to Surrey with 'O.S./1d.' on DNG 3pf SG O1 tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, partial '3rd Batt N and M Forces/Trop Unit' cachet & light 'PASSED-BY-CENSOR' h/s both in violet, Sydney transit b/s of 2JE-1915 & 'WORCESTER PARK/14JY/15' arrival b/s, light vertical fold & minor wrinkling.

750.00

$675.00T




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