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Displaying 61 - 80 of 72 Lots in Category - unusual origins or destinations




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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

NEW GUINEA - Stampless "On Active Service" Mail




2557

C

B

1915 cover endorsed "Garrison Duty/Kavieng" at U/L & "no stamps procurable" at U/R, signed "Captain GO Manning" at L/L below blue-pencil "Passed", to "Fairfax Harbour Plant/Port Moresby/Papua" with faint strike of the triple-oval Rabaul d/s of APR271915, 'SAMARAI ED/20MAY15/PAPUA' transit b/s, light overall aging. A rare usage to the adjoining territory of Papua. [Stamps had been available at Rabaul since October 1914. However, distribution to other offices was rather haphazard]

1500.00

$2,100.00T



NEW GUINEA - Australian Stamps Used in New Guinea


2558

C

B

RABAUL: 1914 cover to Justus Scharff Ltd in Sydney with Kangaroos d & 2d 'OS' tied by '-*RABAUL*-/NOV 2 1914' d/s in violet & faint Sydney machine of NO20-1914, horizontal & vertical folds & minor toning.

500.00

$380.00T






2560

C

B

RABAUL: 1914 cover endorsed "Garrison duty/Rabaul" at U/L & "No 679" at L/L, remarkably to India with Kangaroo 1d 'OS' tied by light two-line datestamp in violet, Sydney transit b/s of NO23-1914 & 'MORADABAD/12DEC14' arrival b/s, redirected with 'BILSI/BUDAUN' arrival b/s, minor blemishes.

1000.00

$1,200.00T






2636

C

B

ARGENTINA: 1916 (May 10) cover with 1d type a strip of 3 - d convenience overpayment - tied by Rabaul cds, violet/white 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label applied at Sydney & tied by Buenos Aires arrival b/s, minor blemishes & small repaired tear to left of the stamps. A most unusual destination.

600.00

$625.00T






2637

C

B

ARGENTINA: 1916 (May 23) cover with 2d type a - affected by a small tear at top - tied by 'MANUS' cds, violet/white 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label applied at Sydney, Buenos Aires arrival b/s, blemishes. [In the fortnight since the cover in the previous lot was mailed, the sender apparently received advice of the recipient's change of address]

500.00

$500.00T






2664

CL

(B)

NETHERLANDS: INDIES: 1919 (Oct 16) OHMS cover with Treasury cachet at L/L with Fifth Setting 2d & 3d tied by Rabaul cds, black/white 'R' label, 'SOERABAJA' arrival backstamp, redirected to "Salemba/Weltevreden" with 'WELTEVREDEN' arrival b/s, creases affect the stamps, repaired opening tears on the reverse.

400.00

$300.00T






2665

C

A-

NORWAY: 1923 Victorian PPC with New Colours 2d scarlet tied by light Rabaul cds, message in Norwegian or Esperanto (?). A very unusual destination.

250.00

$300.00T




2719

C

B

RABAUL: red & black/white 'NSW' provisional registration label with manuscript "Rabaul" on OHMS cover with Treasury cachet at L/L, to a Belgian soldier in France with Fifth Setting 6d blue tied by 'RABAUL/28OC18' cds, Sydney & Paris transit b/s, 'BELGES MILITAIRES/...19/II/19/...' arrival b/s & endorsed "Censure/a/Bruxelles", minor blemishes. An excellent destination.

600.00

$675.00T



NEW GUINEA - Postal History






2757

C

A-/B

Inwards mail 1) 1934 GB airmail with KGV 9d green, a bit aged; 2) 1938 German registered airmail to "Catholic Mission/Alexishafen near Madang" with Airs 80pf 100pf 2mk & 3mk, light vertical fold; and 3) 1941 (Oct 20) surface from GB with KGVI d & 1d x2 and 'NOT TRANSMISSABLE/SERVICE SUSPENDED' h/s of Sydney, minor faults. (Qty 3)

250.00

$190.00T






2773

C

A-

TO BRITISH EMPIRE NORTHERN RHODESIA: 1940 (Mar 16) New Guinea Goldfields inadequately addressed cover with Bulolo 6d & 1/- tied by 'WAU' cds, plain censor label with typed 'OPENED BY CENSOR' (Little #NGL1) tied by boxed 'Passed by Censor/TNG No 22' in red (recorded in red by Little 5.4.1940 only), Salamaua transit & Egyptian censorship cachet, 'INCONNU/NOT KNOWN' & 'RETOUR' h/s applied, 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/5JY40/BRISBANE' b/s & superb boxed '.../RETURN TO SENDER' h/s both in red. [The origin of the instructional cachets is unclear. They don't conform with illustrations in Proud's Rhodesia volumes. They may all be used at Brisbane: if so, this item must have been returned under cover]

500.00

No longer available




2775

C

A-

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: ARGENTINA: 1937 (Dec 1) cover with Undated 2d x3 tied by Rabaul cds, registration h/s in black, Buenos Aires b/s & 'CERTIFICADOS/90/CENTRAL' h/s on the face. Rare destination. Acquired at the Prestige auction of 14.8.2010 for $335.

300.00

No longer available




2778

C

B

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: HAWAII: 1931 commercial cover to Hawaii with Huts 6d paying 3d postage + 3d registration tied by a largely fine strike of the scarce 38mm 'POST OFFICE/16JUN1931/KIETA' cds (Powell #70), superb registration h/s in violet, Sydney transit & Honolulu arrival backstamps, US 'REGISTERED' h/s in purple, a few blemishes. We have seen very few commercial registered covers cancelled with any of the oversize datestamps. [Acquired at the Prestige auction of 12.2.2010 for $661]

500.00

$380.00T




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