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Displaying 1 - 20 of 81 Lots in Category - New Guinea
British Commonwealth on Hagners etc with Gambia mostly mint with QV 1880-81 to 6d, 1886-93 to 1/- with shades, 1898-1902 to 1/-, KEVII 1902 & 1909 to 3/-, 1904 to 2/-, KGV 1912 to 3/-, 1921 to 4/-,and 1922 to 10/-; Gilbert & Ellice 1911 ½d-2½d overprinted 'SPECIMEN'; India KGVI 1937-40 to 25r ** (ex 12a); New Guinea Bulolo Airmails to £1 *; Niue 1942 to £1 *; Papua 1932 Pictorials to £1 *; Sarawak QV-QEII selection mint and used; and 1937 Coronation Omnibus with corner marginal examples and used blocks of 4, condition mostly very fine.
(Qty few 100)
Pacifics oddments with NWPI 1918 Surcharges used, Papua postmarks including 'CAPE NELSON NED', part-'[KO]KODA/[BRITISH NEW GUIN]EA' & unframed oval 'LOOSE/SHIP/LETTER', various German Colonies Yachts to 3mk mint & to 1mk used, generally fine to very fine.
NEW GUINEA: Box of quality references mostly bound photocopies. No reserve.
No longer available
NEW GUINEA: German 'Herbertshohe...Wohnhaus in Takubar...', a batch of British Mission cards x19 with some duplication, & three others, some problems but many are fine to very fine.
NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea
1888 Neu Guinea Compagnie 2mk Lion red & black/blue-grey 'Packetadresse/Parcel Address' card, unused. Superb! [An equally fine example sold at our auction of 1.9.2018 for $728]
1900 Yachts 3pf to 5mk Mi 7-19 complete, each with 'RABAUL' cds, Cat €1000.
NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea Postal History
1889 (Oct 7) cover from Wurttemberg with 10pf pair tied by 'URACH' cds to "Finschhafen/Kaiser Wilhelmsland/Neu Guinea" & endorsed "Via Genoa", 'GENOA' & 'SOERABAJA' transit backstamps, surprisingly fine for such an early inwards item. Ex Fred Pearson & Michael Courtis: sold at our auction of 19.6.2015 for $2340. [The first postal agency in German New Guinea opened at Finschhafen 15.2.1888, and closed 19.3.1891. This is one of the earliest inwards items to New Guinea that we have seen. [The addressee, Dr Carl Weinland was Medical Officer with the Neu-Guinea Compagnie]
1889 (Dec 28) inwards cover to Dr Weinland at "Stefansort" (sic) with Wurttemberg 10pf x2 tied by 'REUTLINGEN' cds, largely very fine 'FINSCHHAFEN/24 4/90' arrival b/s, minor blemishes. [Dr Carl Weinland died of malaria at Finschhafen in March 1891]
1898 cover to Germany with 20pf pair tied by two fair to fine strikes of the 'MATUPI' cds, imperforate registration label (Einfeldt Type 1), 'FREIBURG' arrival b/s, minor blemishes. Ex Michael Courtis.
1903 cover with Yachts 40pf tied by 'MATUPI/8 4/02' cds & imperf registration label, to Sicily with poor 'PALERMO' arrival b/s, minor blemishes.
1907 Wiegand cover with 5mk superb marginal example from the top of the sheet tied by two strikes of the 'STEPHANSORT' cds, 'Stephansort' registration label, Leipzig arrival b/s. Superb! Michael Jaschke-Lantelme Certificate (2009).
1914 PPC ("Missionstation St Michael mit Hafen") with Yachts 3pf tied to the view-side by a very fine strike of the rare 'DEULON/(DEUTSCH-/NEUGUINEA)/2.3/14' cds, addressed but not posted. Ex Harold Gough: sold at the Prestige auction of 17.10.2008 for $1725.
NEW GUINEA - "G.R.I." Overprints
Selection with DNG simplified set '1d.' on 5pf to '8d.' on 80pf, the 3d on 25pf with a pulled perf, the 4d on 40pf used, also 'OS' duo & 'GRI/3d' on Kawieng/(Deutsch Neuguinea)' registration label SG 42 (no gum); Cat £2200 minimum.
1914-15 6mm Spacing '1d.' on 5pf green marginal block of 4 from the left of the sheet on local cover, both R/H units with Flat Top to '1' SG 2 & 2c, central 'STEPHANSORT/ 13 ' "frozen" cds in blue, Cat £1320++.
1914-15 6mm Spacing '3d.' on 30pf black & orange/buff SG 8 (Cat £475) uncancelled on cover with typed 'I hereby certify that the attached stamp is one of the original sets of surcharged stamps issued by the British [sic] Administration of German New Guinea' & signed "Walter P Fry Capt/Treasurer".
1914-15 5mm Spacing '4d.' on 40pf SG 24 horizontal strip of 10 from the top of the sheet comprising all 10 positions of the overprint forme, mostly well centred, unmounted, Cat £1800++ (for mounted singles). Peter Holcombe Certificate (1991). A very desirable item.
1914 Overprints on Marshall Islands '1d.' on 5pf to '8d.' on 80pf SG 51-58, the '3d.' on 25pf with a few short perfs, a couple of low values unmounted; also '1' on '2d.' on 10pf SG 63; Cat £2200.
NEW GUINEA - "N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS" Overprints
Simplified selection with Roos to £1 (Third Wmk SG 99, very fine unmounted), KGV to 5d including New Colours, 1918 Surcharges and punctured 'OS' 5d & 1/- both used, Cat £1100+.
Oswald Marsh registered covers comprising 1) 1917 with ½d to 1/-; 2) 1918 with 2/- (with the Watermark Inverted) to £1; and 3) 1922 with New Colours 2d orange, 2d scarlet & 4d blue.
(Qty 3 covers)
Registered philatelic covers to the United States with various frankings including with Second Wmk 9d & 1/-, with Third Wmk 1/- & 2/-, 2/- with the Watermark Inverted, & 5/- (Holcombe Opinion), and with New Colours 1d violet & 2d orange, & 4d violet, etc.
(Qty 7 covers)