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Displaying 18 Lots in Category - Netherlands



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2023

PS

A+/A-

'MOSMAN BAY...' (Ferry in Mid-Distance) to Germany, superb but philatelic; & 'LOG TRAIN...' to Holland, commercially used; both uprated with South Australian d & 1d. Scarce CofA/State combination frankings. (Qty 2)

150.00

No longer available


2356

PS

A

TELEGRAPHIC MESSAGES ON POSTAL CARDS: 1934 (Nov 12) Straits 2c with 40mm 'EASTERN EXTENSION...TELEGRAPH COMPANY/SINGAPORE/...' cachet on the reverse, to GB by air per KLM uprated with 5c brown, 6c red & 12c blue tied by Singapore cds of 12NO/1934. Message: "Cocos/.../Lovely Orsova letter...& two ripping cables..."

1000.00

$2,400.00T




2369

C

A-

INDIAN OCEAN SURVEY FLIGHT PER 'GUBA II': 1939 cover with uncancelled Australia 3d blue & sender's Sydney return address on the flap, to Holland with KUT 15c & 30c x2 tied by 'MOMBASA/23JU/39/KENYA' cds for the Imperial Airlines route to Egypt & on to London. [This apparently commercial cover was presumably carried per favor of PG Taylor: see also Lot 2365]

750.00

$1,300.00T






2407

C

B/A-

KLM TRANSIT MAILS: 1945 (Nov & Dec) commercial covers from Holland to Batavia or Semarang both at 30c airmail rate with Dutch black/brown censor tape, the first redirected to Bandoeng, the other forwarded to Ceylon, minor blemishes. Unrecognised rarities. [On 10.11.1945, KLM included Colombo & Cocos in its first post-WWII service to the Indies. On 16.11.1945, the KLM pilot received a full briefing on Cocos. The last such transit at Cocos was on 18.1.1946. Flights then flew Colombo-Batavia direct. From 22.2.1946, both Ceylon & Cocos were bypassed, the new route being via Calcutta & Rangoon] (Qty 2)

400.00

$900.00T



COCOS ISLANDS POSTAL HISTORY




2419

C

A-

MAIL PER TSS 'ISLANDER': 1951 philatelic registered cover from Holland with Singapore transit b/s of 7SEP51 & oval 'COCOS IS/("2-12-51")/PER ("Islander")' arrival b/s in violet. [Another example of an almost-3 months delay in Singapore]

250.00

$290.00T



NEW GUINEA - Australian Stamps Used in New Guinea


2572

C

B

MADANG: 1916 cover endorsed "Letter for enemy country enclosed" & on the reverse "D Schmidt/Finschhafen/Neuguinea", to Holland with Kangaroos 1d & 2d 'OS' tied by superb 'MADANG/4FE16' cds, minor blemishes. [Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen on the north coast was known to the local natives as Madang, the name adopted by the Australians. Finschhafen was on the Huon Peninsula, some 275km to the SE]

400.00

$440.00T




2573

C

A-

MADANG: 1916 cover endorsed "Letter for enemy country enclosed" & on the reverse "M Stolz, Sio - Finschhafen", to Holland with 1d x3 tied by 'MADANG/24FE16' cds, Sydney 'PASSED BY/CENSOR SD' cachet in violet, 'ROTTERDAM/ 12.6.16' arrival b/s & 'A426' postman's h/s, very minor blemishes. [This & the previous cover indicate that no d stamps were available at Madang]

400.00

$480.00T






2661

C

C

NETHERLANDS: 1916 (Apr 13) cover with 3d type a - d convenience overpayment but almost certainly overweight - tied by Rabaul cds, boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR SD' cachet applied at Sydney, 'AMERSFOORT' arrival b/s, overall light soiling. [Most mail to Holland is endorsed "Letter for enemy country enclosed"]

200.00

$210.00T






2662

C

A

NETHERLANDS: 1919 (Apr 28) cover with 3d type c + Fifth Setting 1d red & 2d grey tied by Rabaul cds, black/white 'R' label, 'sGRAVENHAGE' arrival cds & forwarded to "Renkum" (poor arrival b/s).

500.00

$575.00T








2663

PS

A

NETHERLANDS: 1920 (Jan 8) Catholic mission usage of Australian 1d Letter Card ('GIBBERABONG CREEK') with 'SISTERS OF O L S HEART/VUNA POPE/NEW BRITAIN, PAC ISL' cachet in blue on the reverse, Fifth Setting d only added & tied by light 'KOKOPO' cds with 'QUEENSLAND' excised, lengthy letter in Dutch. An extraordinary and entirely social unauthorised usage of Australian postal stationery. [The sender purported to pay the postcard rate of 1d plus d war tax, instead of the letter rate of 2d + d war tax. Only d was legitimately paid but remarkably no postage due was assessed]

750.00

$1,000.00T






2678

C

A-

NETHERLANDS: 1916 cover with d type a + unoverprinted 2d Roo punctured 'OS' tied by 'MADANG' cds, Sydney boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR SD' cachet in violet, Rotterdam arrival b/s.

600.00

$460.00T






2679

C

B

NETHERLANDS: 1916 cover with superb 'RHEINISCHE MISSION' cachet in violet, 2d type c tied by fair 'MADANG' cds, Sydney boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR SD' cachet in rosine, Rotterdam arrival b/s.

300.00

$230.00T






2680

C

B

NETHERLANDS: 1916 cover endorsed "Manuscript (Protokoll) without letter/Missionary matter only. (For enemy country)/...", combination franking KGV d type a plus unoverprinted Kangaroo 1d punctured 'OS' x2 - stained from excessive gum/glue - tied by 'MADANG' cds, Sydney boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR SD' cachet in rosine, Rotterdam arrival b/s.

750.00

$675.00T






2681

C

B

NETHERLANDS: 1916 cover endorsed "Manuscript without letter/Missionary matter only!/(for enemy country enclosed)" with mission cachet at U/L, combination franking KGV d type c plus unoverprinted Kangaroo 1d punctured 'OS' x2 tied by 'MADANG' cds, Sydney violet/white censor labels tied by Rotterdam arrival b/s, minor repaired tear at the top.

850.00

$650.00T




2682

CO

C

NETHERLANDS: 1916 quadruple-rate cover with 2d types a x2 b & c tied by 'MADANG' cds, Sydney violet/white censor labels, Rotterdam postman's h/s 'B149' on the reverse, a bit knocked-about. Remarkable commercial franking of the three overprint sub-types.

250.00

$190.00T



NEW GUINEA - Postal History


2780

C

B

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: NETHERLANDS: 1934 cover with 'MIVA-SUDSEE-EXPEDITION 1934' h/s & typed "Kieta...New Guinea", d 1d & 1d tied by Rabaul cds, minor blemishes. [MIVA = Missions-Verkehrs-Arbeitsgemeinschaft. It is a Catholic body that to this day provides transport to missions around the world]

500.00

No longer available




2781

C

A-

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: 1939 (July 3) airmail cover with 'KNILM Fairchild Aerial Survey' imprint at top & endorsed on flap "FC Polderman/radio-operator.../Tadji via Wewak" with Bulolo 4d 6d & 1/- tied by 'SALAMAUA' cds, Townsville transit b/s. [Founded in 1921, Fairchild created the most important global aerial survey archive. It operated in New Guinea 1939-40. Tadji is a small town on the north coast, near Aitape]

250.00

$190.00T






2782

C

A-

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: 1939 (July 14) double-rate airmail cover with 'KNILM Fairchild Aerial Survey' imprint at top & endorsed on flap "Tadji c/- APC Wewak" with Bulolo 5d 6d x2 & 1/- x2 tied by 'WEWAK' cds, Salamaua & Townsville transit b/s, 'DEVENTER' arrival cds & boxed 'T' h/s, forwarded to Scheveningen where Postage Due 1c pair added. [Correctly rated 1/9d for the first oz + 1/8d for each successive oz. It appears the 2c fee was charged in Holland for the redirection]

600.00

No longer available


Displaying 18 Lots in Category - Netherlands



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