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Displaying 61 - 80 of 81 Lots in Category - New Guinea




Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised

NEW GUINEA - Flight Covers


1028

C

A-

1934 (Apr 12) First Land Plane Solo Flight to Australia #P69a dated "19/3/34" with Undated Birds 3d & Airs d - perf faults - tied by typewritten 'FROM LAE PER WIDGEON VH-UGI/PILOT ("SMarshall")', 'CONCORD WEST/16AP34/ =NSW=' arrival b/s, minor blemishes, Cat $300++. [The typewritten cancellation is most unusual. The plane departed Wau 19.3.1934 but mechanical problems delayed the flight from Port Moresby until 12.4.1934. The AAMC states that about 100 covers were carried but most of these are from Papua. Only 3 or 4 were carried from New Guinea]

600.00

No longer available


1029

C

A

1935 (Aug 8) Sydney-Port Moresby-Wau per Fairey Fox #P63 with KGV 1d cancelled at 'ALBERTON' (SA) & Huts d pair cancelled on arrival at Wau, signed by the pilot "Ray Parer", Cat $400. [Alan Grey's example sold for $609]

180.00

$135.00T




1030

C

A

1937 (Jan 9) Sydney-Port Moresby per return flight of De Havilland Dragon #P110b with Huts 'OS' 1d pair cancelled in transit at Brisbane, signed by the pilot "RO Mant", Cat $900. Only 5 covers flown. [Returned from New Guinea by sea to Brisbane. Alan Grey's cover sold for $770]

350.00

$270.00T



NEW GUINEA - Postal History




1031

C

B

1934 (Apr 5) cover from NSW to "Wau/New Guinea" with KGV 2d pair tied by 'AIR MAIL/1 1/SYDNEY NSW' cds, endorsed "Left Territory" in red & with good strike of the rare boxed 'UNCLAIMED/AT RABAUL' h/s, Sydney DLO re-sealing label on the flap & h/s in magenta on the face.

100.00

No longer available






1032

C/CL

AUSTRALIA: 1939-42 airmail covers with various frankings & all-different censor labels including red/white '6 PASSED BY CENSOR' of Hobart x2 &/or cachets including boxed TNG types 1 2 & 15, 1939 (Oct) with boxed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/...' of Melbourne, two different ' 1 /NOT/OPENED BY/CENSOR' types of Brisbane, stampless from Victoria with 'NOT TRANSMISSIBLE/SERVICE SUSPENDED' h/s, three military types, etc, various postmarks & three are registered, condition variable. (Qty 15)

250.00

$320.00T






1033

C

A-

HONG KONG: 1939 (July 13) registered all-up airmail cover with Bulolo 3d & 1/- tied by 'MADANG' cds, rubber 'R' cachet, 'SALAMAUA' & 'TOWNSVILLE' transit b/s, Hong Kong 'R4'-in-circle postman's h/s - similar to Ted Proud's #PB194 - on the face, minor blemishes. [The all-up rate to Hong Kong was 11d but to China - as this item is addressed - it was 1/-, + 3d registration]

150.00

No longer available


1034

C

B

HONG KONG: HONG KONG: 1930s cover with 'SS FIDERUN/NORD/DEUTSCHE/LLOYD/HONGKONG/NEW GUINEA SERVICE' cachet in rosine & Undated 2d cancelled on arrival with '.../MEL[...]ERS & CO/SHIPPING DEPT/HONG KONG' cachet in violet, light vertical fold at left.

300.00

No longer available




1035

C

A-

NORTHERN RHODESIA: 1940 (Mar 16) New Guinea Goldfields inadequately addressed cover with Bulolo 6d & 1/- tied by 'WAU' cds, plain censor label with typed 'OPENED BY CENSOR' (Little #NGL1) tied by boxed 'Passed by Censor/TNG No 22' in red (recorded in red by Little 5.4.1940 only), Salamaua transit & Egyptian censorship cachet, 'INCONNU/NOT KNOWN' & 'RETOUR' h/s applied, 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/5JY40/BRISBANE' b/s & superb boxed '.../RETURN TO SENDER' h/s both in red. [The origin of the instructional cachets is unclear. They don't conform with illustrations in Proud's Rhodesia volumes. They may all be used at Brisbane: if so, this item must have been returned under cover]

350.00

$380.00T








1036

C

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: Useful group comprising 1936 double-rate registered to "Austria/Europe" with Undated Airs 9d, 1939 to "Austria Germany", 1939 registered air to Italy with large 'R WAU' h/s, 1930 to American Samoa, 1940 censored to American Samoa with Bulolo 6d plus boxed Censor No 25 h/s & boxed 'AERIAL SERVICE/COMPLETED SYDNEY' h/s, 1940 to Switzerland with boxed Censor h/s No 2, and 1940 from 'MANUS' with boxed Censor No 8 h/s, some faults. (Qty 7)

200.00

$260.00T






1037

C

A-

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: ARGENTINA: 1937 (Dec 1) cover with Undated 2d x3 tied by Rabaul cds, registration h/s in black, Buenos Aires b/s & 'CERTIFICADOS/90/CENTRAL' h/s on the face. Rare destination. Acquired at the Prestige auction of 14.8.2010 for $335.

200.00

No longer available






1038

C

A/B

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: GERMANY: 1928-39 surface covers including 1928 with Lutheran Mission at Finschhafen imprint at U/L & 'FINCHHAFEN' cds, two with 'POST OFFICE/WAU' cds & large registration h/s, 1938 window envelope apparently at 'Samples' rate of 2d with boxed 'Nachgebuhe' (= forwarded) h/s, 1939 mission cover with Zollamtlich (= Customs) labels tied by Nurnberg cds with swastika, & two others, condition variable. (Qty 7)

200.00

$150.00T








1039

C

A/B

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: 1936-39 commercial airmails 1 & 2) standard 1/9d rates with Undated Birds or Bulolo 9d & 1/-; 3) with Undated Airs 9d + Coronation 1/- (rare on cover); and 4) double-rate - 1/9d + 1/8d = 3/5d - with Undated 1d 4d & 1/- strip of 3; 5) with 'LUTHERAN MISSION FINSCHHAFEN' h/s at L/L with Undated 1d & Undated Airs 2/- paying "all-up" airmail; 6) with Undated Airs 2/- underpaid 1d but not taxed. An excellent group. (Qty 6)

500.00

No longer available




1040

C

A

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: 1939 (Jan 13) commercial "all-up" airmail cover with Undated Birds 1/- & Undated Airs 9d tied by 'WAU' cds, transit b/s of 'SALAMAUA' & 'TOWNSVILLE' (where it connected with the Qantas service to Europe).

100.00

No longer available




1041

C

A-

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: JAPAN: 1940 (May 8) WR Carpenter cover at 5d rate for airmail to Australia with superb 'SALAMAUA' cds (small date wheels that we have not noted previously) & 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label tied by boxed Censor No 25 h/s, Hong Kong transit b/s of 28MY/40 & triangular censor #9 h/s in green, light vertical fold. [The dateline was regular as late as 15JUL39]

150.00

$240.00T




1042

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]

350.00

$270.00T






1043

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] [The illustrations for Lots 1043 & 1046 are above Lot 1048]

450.00

No longer available


1044

C

A-

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: SWITZERLAND: 1936 (Sep 15) all-up airmail cover with Undated Airs 1d & 2/- tied by light 'FINCHHAFEN' cds. [The rate if flown to Italy then by rail was 1/9d but if by air all the way it was 2/1d]

150.00

No longer available




1045

C

A

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: UNITED STATES: 1927 Pflum hand-illustrated cover to United States with rare albeit philatelic combination franking of Huts 1d & 2d tied by 'RABAUL' cds plus United States 8c green & 16c indigo Airs tied by San Francisco duplex. Ex Ray Kelly. [Prepayment of the US internal airmail fee of 8c per zone was permitted from 1924. Pflum pre-serviced his covers with the stamps of both countries & examples from Australia & Papua are known with the American stamps cancelled at the point of posting]

500.00

No longer available




1046

C

A-

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: 1927 Pflum hand-illustrated cover to United States with rare albeit philatelic combination franking of Huts 1d & 2d tied by 'RABAUL' cds, plus United States 8c green & 16c indigo Airs tied by San Francisco duplex.

500.00

No longer available




1047

C

A

TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: 1937 (May) stampless OHMS airmail cover endorsed "Australia-London/and in USA", also endorsed "Official/ FREE", Rabaul cds & registration cachet, Brisbane transit b/s & New York arrival b/s.

100.00

No longer available


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