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Displaying 1 - 20 of 32 Lots in Category - Papua




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Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Realised












443

C

QUEENSLAND - CAIRNS: Covers including with 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label (Little #L1/3a-c) in shades of red including a very deep shade on cover of 1.9.1941 (the only example recorded by Little), various ' 1/3 ' cachets including with no censor number at base x3, several from Papua including commercial covers to Darwin, Fiji & Tahiti and part-airmail to GB with boxed 'AERIAL SERVICE/COMPLETED SYDNEY' cachet, generally fine to very fine. [The Cairns Censor Station was established about May 1940] (Qty 14)

350.00

$270.00T



MISCELLANEOUS


















966

*O

Gibbons "New Ideal Postage Stamp Album" with 'A' to 'J' stripped but much useful material from Indian States, POs in the Levant, Morocco Agencies, Nauru with Overprints & Ships complete mint, Newfoundland, New Guinea with NWPI 10/- & 1 with fake cancels, Birds to 1 x4 and Bulolo 2 & 5, New Zealand with Sideface 5/-, Pictorials, mint Christchurch & Auckland Exhibition sets, Smiling Boys & a few Arms, Nyasaland, Papua with mint BNG to 1/- & Large 'Papua' 4d to 2/6d, Queensland mint Charity duo, South Australia to 10/- including 9d lilac with Major Pre-Printing Paper Fold, Trinidad, Victoria with Laureates 8d orange & 10d grey, both Charity sets mint, KEVII 2 perf 'OS' CTO x2, Western Australia mint 5/- & 10/- plus CTO 1, etc. The condition is variable but those mentioned are generally very fine. (Qty 100s)

1750.00

$4,800.00



1008

C

A/B

1931-40 mostly flight covers to more unusual destinations comprising 1931 GB-Czechoslovakia x2 and registered to Antigua, 1934 New Zealand to France x2 and to Tonga, 1934 KLM "Uiver" cover returned to Rangoon, 1936 commercial covers to Sweden x2 both with London jusq'ua markings, 1939 registered surface mail to China with 'SHANGHAI' arrival, 1940 'STORY BRIDGE BRISBANE/QLD-AUST' cds to Papua with "Cinderellas", a few minor blemishes but generally fine. (Qty 11)

400.00

No longer available

INDIA




1123

C

A-

1942 to Papua addressed to "The Venerable Archdeacon of the Mamba, Anglican Mission, Duvira, via Samarai" with KGVI a & 3a tied 'LONAVLA/12APR42' d/s and 'DHC/37' censor cachet but undeliverable with 'SERVICE SUSPENDED/RETURNED TO SENDER' boxed cachet in violet struck twice on face, couple of minor blemishes. Mail services had been suspended due the Japanese attacks on New Britain, New Ireland & the New Guinea mainland in January 1942.

400.00

$320.00



PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period






1359

A/A-

Picture postcards with real photo types of children x2 & lakatois in full sail, Kerry "Chief's House", Australian Museum types x3 & French issues x4; also German New Guinea x3 & British mission types x9, fine to very fine unused; plus Papua New Guinea '20t' on 17t Fish with Double Overprint, '15t' on 12t Coral with Misplaced Surcharge, and '12' on 7t Defence Force with Wider between '12' & 't', all used on piece. (Qty 23 + varieties)

400.00

No longer available


1360

P

A B1

1916-31 Bicolours 10/- perforated plate proof in the issued colours on poor quality ungummed unwatermarked wove paper, well centred. [Only a block of 20 (5x4) - the lower-half of one sheet - is believed to have survived, including the imprint block of 6 & at least one vertical strip of 4. Thus, very few singles are available to collectors]

1200.00

No longer available




1361

O

A/A-

1931 'AIR MAIL' overprints Lakatois 3d 'AIR MAIL' Harrison, Cooke & Ash printings, 'Plane' overprints Harrison printings 6d & 1/- x2 one being the scarce deep carmine overprint from the first printing which is unlisted in Gibbons plus Ash printings 3d, 6d & 1/-, some variable centring but overall fine. (Qty 9)

300.00

$320.00






1362

F

A B1

1932 Pictorials d - 1 set SG 130-145, light cds cancels, Cat 450. (Qty 16)

300.00

No longer available

PAPUA - 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period - Flight Covers




















1363

C

A

1931-39 balance including 1931 two flown Wau-Salamaua with Birds 'AIR/MAIL' overprints 5/- or 2/-, 1932 AAMC #44 Port Morseby-Salamaua registered & signed "Ormond D Denny" and #P46 with 'REGISTERED/ KOKODA, PAPUA' cachet, 1934 #P69a Australia flight signed "S Marshall" and group of 'Faith in Australia' covers, 1935 #P76 to Robinson River & canoe to Abau signed "O Denny" and #P79 Brisbane-Port Moresby by Ray Parer, 1936 #P104 dropped by parachute over Mount Blucher x2 both signed "Richard Archbold", 1938 #P136 return flight from Trobriand Islands & #139 Buna Bay forced landing mail, 1939 #P142 by Grumman amphibean via Thursday Island, plus a couple later, fine condition, Cat $3500+. (Qty 40)

800.00

$1,200.00T




1364

C

A

1931 (March 13) Port Moresby-Salamaua AAMC #P29 cover with Lakatois Plane overprint 3d, 6d & 1/- (the latter with 'RIFT IN CLOUDS' variety) & 3d 'AIR MAIL' overprint tied 'PORT MORESBY/13MR31/PAPUA' cds and 'POST OFFICE/14MR31/SALAMOA' arrival d/s (error) alongside flown by Guinea Airways, fine condition, Cat $1200. Only four covers are known carried on this flight.

400.00

$300.00T






1365

C

A

1932 (Dec 20) Kokoda-Salamaua AAMC #P51 cover with Lakatois 3d 'AIR MAIL' overprint & 5d tied 'KOKODA ND/NEW GUINEA' cds and 'REGISTERED/KOKODA, PAPUA' cachet alongside on face, 'POST OFFICE/ SALAMAUA' arrival b/s of same day, carried by F Drayton in a Guinea Airways Junkers F13, fine condition, Cat $850. Only 10 covers flown; the pilot was killed in a crash at Wau six days later.

400.00

No longer available






1366

C

A

1935 (Aug 30) Port Moresby-Ioma AAMC #P86 registered cover endorsed "FIRST DIRECT FLIGHT PORT MORESBY TO IOMA per VH-UOX piloted by O Denny" with Lakatois 3d 'AIR MAIL' overprint & 2d Jubilee tied 'PORT MORESBY/29AU35/PAPUA' cds signed "O Denny" on face, plus two carried on return flight #P87 the first similarly endorsed, franked & signed, the other registered to Australia with Lakatois 6d 'AIR MAIL' overprint & Pictorials 1d & d McCracken tied 'IOMA PO/30AU35/PAPUA' cds with scarce black-on-red 'R/IOMA' label alongside, fine condition (stated to be the only registered cover carried on the return flight), Cat $650. (Qty 3)

300.00

No longer available














1367

C

A

1935 (Aug-Nov) Fly River Flights comprising AAMC #P88 Daru-D'Albertis Junction x2, #P91 Orroville Police Camp-Port Moresby x2, #P93 Port Moresby-Orroville return flight and also two covers carried on the subsequent flight to Daru the former #P94 with Jubilee 1d & 2d tied 'PORT MORESBY/-4NO35/PAPUA' cds (one of 12 known that were flown onwards) & the other #P95 with Lakatois 3d 'AIR MAIL' overprint manuscript cancelled by Cecil F Cowley signature both with 'DARU/-1DE35/PAPUA' arrival d/s on face, the first four signed pilot "S Campbell" and all additionally certified by "Cecil H Cowley", fine condition, Cat $2175. Cecil Cowley was the Officer in Charge at Oroville Police Camp, which did not have a Post Office. (Qty 7)

600.00

$460.00T




1368

C

A-

1935 (Sept) Daru-Port Moresby AAMC #P89 intermediate cover endorsed "Air Mail Daru to Port Moresby per RAAF Southampton Flying Boat A-11-1" with Lakatois 3d 'AIR MAIL' overprint tied 'DARU/-1SE35/PAPUA' cds and 'PORT MORESBY/-5SP35/PAPUA' arrival d/s alongside signed "AE Hempel OIC" (=Officer In Charge) on face, couple of minor blemishes, Cat $400. Although the AAMC values this at 2/3rds the price of items carried onwards to Darwin, the exhibit page on which this is mounted states that "This is the ONE AND ONLY COVER carried on this stage of the flight ...".

400.00

No longer available


1369

C

A

1935 (Sept) Daru-Port Moresby-Darwin AAMC #P90a cover endorsed "First Flight Daru-Port Moresby-Port Darwin per RAAF Southampton Flying Boat A-11-1" with Lakatois 3d 'AIR MAIL' overprint tied 'DARU/-1SE35/PAPUA' cds and 'PORT MORESBY/26SP35/PAPUA' transit d/s alongside signed "AE Hempel OIC" (=Officer In Charge) on face with 'DARWIN NT/27NO35/AUSTRALIA' arrival b/s, fine condition, Cat $600. While conducting survey flights over the York Peninsula, Hempel was tasked to search for Stuart Campbell (ex-RAAF) missing in the Fly River Valley and located him at the Madiri Plantation on 27.7.35; after waiting five weeks for a replacement engine at Daru the plane left for Port Moresby on 1.9.35, but further engine trouble there delayed departure for Australia until 27.9.35. The plane was forced down at Mapoon in the Gulf of Carpentaria and suffered tail damage, further delaying arrival in Darwin.

300.00

No longer available


1370

C

A

1935 (Sept) Port Moresby-Daru AAMC #P89X (unlisted) intermediate cover endorsed "Port Moresby to Daru per RAAF Southampton Flying Boat A-11-1 Piloted by Squadron Leader A Hempel" with Lakatois 3d 'AIR MAIL' overprint tied 'PORT MORESBY/-7SP35/PAPUA' cds, another '26SE35' strike alongisde and 'DARU/28SE35/PAPUA' arrival b/s. The plane flew from Port Moresby to Darwin via Kikori, Daru & Thursday Island, but AAMC does not list any intermediates; the exhibit page on which this is mounted states that only twelve items were carried on this leg.

300.00

No longer available




1371

C

A

1935 (Sept) Port Moresby-Darwin AAMC #P90 cover endorsed "First Flight Port Moresby to Darwin per RAAF Southampton Flying Boat A-11-1 Piloted by Squadron Leader A Hempel" with Lakatois 3d 'AIR MAIL' overprint tied 'PORT MORESBY/7SP35/PAPUA' d/s and another '26SP35' strike alongside signed "AE Hempel" on face with 'DARWIN NT/27NO35/AUSTRALIA' arrival b/s, plus postcard-size photo of three "Southamptons" in flight, fine condition, Cat $600. The flight was delayed by engine trouble and did not leave Port Moresby until 27.9.35. (Qty 2)

300.00

No longer available




1372

C

A

1935 (Sept) Port Moresby-Darwin AAMC #P90 registered cover endorsed "First Flight Port Moresby to Darwin per RAAF Southampton Flying Boat A-11-1 Piloted by Squadron Leader A Hempel" with Lakatois 3d 'AIR MAIL' overprint & 2d Jubilee tied 'PORT MORESBY/7SP35/PAPUA' cds signed "AE Hempel" on face and 'DARWIN NT/27NO35/AUSTRALIA' arrival b/s, Cat $600. Of the fifty covers carried only thirteen were registered.

400.00

$320.00T






1373

C

A

1935 (Sept) Port Moresby-Darwin-England AAMC #P90X (unlisted) registered cover endorsed "All Air Papua to England/Port Moresby to Darwin per RAAF Southampton Flying Boat A-11-1/Thence Australia-England-Singapore Services" with Lakatois 3d 6d & 1/- 'AIR MAIL' overprints tied 'PORT MORESBY/7SP35/PAPUA' cds and another '26SE35' strike alongside on face, 'DARWIN NT/27NO35/AUSTRALIA' transit & 'LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT/ 10DE/35/HANTS' arrival b/s, fine condition, Cat $600+. AAMC does not list any continuation flights; the exhibit page on which this is mounted states that a mail was made up for Britain which consisted of only four items.

300.00

No longer available






1374

C

A/A-

1936 (Oct 29) Port Moresby-Melbourne Cup AAMC #P108 two covers carried by Guinea Airways Lockheed Electra charter flight one endorsed "PAPUA TO MELBOURNE CUP 1936" with Lakatois 6d 'AIR MAIL' overprint single tied 'PORT MORESBY/28OC36/PAPUA' cds, the other registered to England signed "Tommy O'Dea Pilot" with Lakatois 3d & 6d 'AIR MAIL' overprints carried onwards by ship with Perth transit b/s, also #P108a registered cover carried on the second flight of the Electra and onwards by QANTAS/Imperial Airways to England with Jubilee 2d x2 & 5d plus Pictorials 1d & 1/3d tied 'PORT MORESBY/23NO36/PAPUA' cds, Cat $675. (Qty 3)

300.00

No longer available


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