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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - Missionaries & Mission Stations
VICTORIA - Postal History
1901OHMS envelope with 'ABORIGINES' imprint & 'CHIEF SECRETARY' Frank to Hamilton endorsed from "Condah" with poorly-struck 'MILLTOWN/NO11/01/VICTORIA' cds and Barred Numeral 'MCCCC/2' alongside, light but discernable 'M. V. I. I. STAHLE/ABORIGINAL MISSION STATION/LAKE CONDAH' cachet in violet on back, some staining and edge faults. [The Church of England Lake Condah Mission Station was established in 1867 with Johann Heinrich Stahle appointed in 1875 to run it, a position he occupied for 38 years until his retirement in June 1913. This is only the second item we have seen from the Mission Station, neither of which are recorded by Stieg & Watson]
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NEW GUINEA - "N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS" Overprints
1928cover to the Neuendettelsauer Mission in Bavaria with late but permitted usage of New Colours 1d violet & 2d scarlet tied by superb 'FINCHHAFEN' cds.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Postal History
1955cover airmail from a Catholic missionary (endorsed on the flap) with rare solo franking of Pictorials 10/- Map - paying 2/- per Żoz airmail rate x5 - tied by 'WEWAK/PAPUA NEW GUINEA' cds, couple of minor blemishes.