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C of A - Postal History
1938 Netherlands Indies KPM cover airmail to Victoria with Queen Wilhelmina 25c only tied 'SOERABAJA/23.3.38' cds, carried by Qantas from Singapore with Melbourne '29MCH' arrival b/s, taxed "T 33 1/3" in red crayon & converted to "3½d" in pencil, Postage Dues ½d, 1d & 2d affixed on face tied 'PO ELIZABETH ST/P.B.R.' [Private Box Room] cds, minor edge faults.
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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]