Prestige Philately Auction 233 CatalogueLot 2528Catalogue by themePostal Stationery - Envelopes
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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - Postal Stationery - Envelopes
NEW GUINEA (German) - Forerunners (Vorlaufer)
1891 usage of 10pf Envelope to Netherlands Indies with an almost fine strike of the rare 'HATZFELDTHAFEN/23 6/91' cds uprated with 5pf x2 & 20pf tied by three further poor to fair strikes of the cds, imperforate registration label (Einfeldt #1, fault at lower-left, gum-stained), 'SOERABAIJA' & 'WELTEVREDEN' transit & 'AUSG' arrival b/s. PO 1.4.1888; closed 30.9.1891. Ex Michael Courtis: acquired at the Prestige auction of 12.10.2012 for $2645. [Carried by the steamer "Schwalbe" on its second New Guinea-Singapore run. Hatzfeldthafen is a small settlement on the central north coast of Madang Province]
1893 usage of 10pf Envelope (147x104mm) to Germany with 3pf pair & 5pf tied by very fine 'HERBERTSHOH/20 11/93' cds, 'GERA' arrival b/s of 6.1/94. Ex Michael Courtis.
GERMAN NEW GUINEA - Postal History - General
1899 10pf overprinted Postal Card code '1196f' with brief message headed "Jamara 8.II.99", to Germany with very fine 'BERLINHAFEN/.../15 2/99' cds, Breslau arrival cds of 27.3.99. PO 22.5.1898; closed 30.9.1912.
1914 (Aug 21) Danish 10o Posthorn Envelope to "New Mecklenburgh/German New Guinea" with Christian X 10o added tied by 'FARUM' cds, re-addressed but no arrival markings, couple of minor blemishes. [This cover may well have got as far as Singapore or Sydney. However, at some point, it would have been stopped & returned as undeliverable]