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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - New Guinea - NWPI
Worldwide used accumulation in stockbooks, albums, Hagners & packets including Australia & Territories with range of New Guinea & Papua including a few NWPI overprints, Pacific Islands, New Zealand, Hong Kong, India and some China, Germany with Third Reich, etc, condition variable but many fine. Weighs 24kg.
NEW GUINEA - "N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS" Overprints
1918 large cover endorsed "OHMS" with 'THE TREASURY/RABAUL' oval cachet in violet at L/L, to Melbourne with NWPI 9d Roo tied by 'RABAUL/12JL18' cds & German-type 'Rabaul/(Deutsch-Neuguinea)' registration label affixed alongside Sydney transit & Melbourne '13AU18' arrival b/s, a bit travel-weary. Scarce commercial multiple-rate single franking. [The rate was 1d per ounce x9]
1920 Rev Foster cover to GB with 1d red ab pair & c single, black/white Rabaul registration label, underpaid but not taxed; also Samoa registered cover with Overprints to 3d, soiled.
1921 usage of real photo PPC '45 Jap Town' to NSW with the social message entirely in Japanese, NWPI ½d pair with Rabaul cds, significant corner crease.
1921 usage of real photo PPC 'Rabaul 38' (Treasury Building) to NSW with the social message entirely in Japanese, NWPI 1d x2 tied by Rabaul cds. [The writer was apparently writing about a local prostitute!]