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Auction: 185 - Lot number: 643 << Previous   Next >>

Category: NEW GUINEA - 'N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS' Overprints

Description: 1916 usage of OAS Gratuitous Distribution Letter Card with poem printed on the reverse, message to the sender's young son headed "Madang 26.8.16", KGV 1d red tied by 'MADANG' cds curiously of 24AU16, rare oval 'CENSORED BY/DISTRICT OFFICER/WMB OGILVY' cachet & 'RABAUL' transit b/s of 1SE16, a few faults but most presentable. A rare usage in New Guinea. [Not listed in the ACSC because it was produced by staff at the Commonwealth Stamp Printing Office & not for the Post Office]

Listed in: NEW GUINEA "N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS" Overprints , Censored Mail , Postal Stationery - Letter Cards , Postal Stationery , C of A KGV King George V Issues , C of A Kangaroo Issues , Military World War I , New Guinea , overprinted stamps , AUSTRALIA

Estimate: AUD$ 400.00

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Item was sold for: $480.00