Category: NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea - Postal History
INWARDS MAIL: 1900 commercial usage of Hong Kong '4 CENTS' on 3c Postal Card (reply half) to the ship's doctor aboard SMS "Möwe" c/- the German Consulate at Matupi with superb 'AMOY/ A /FE20/00' cds & Hong Kong transit cds, apparently missent to Sydney where endorsed in red "Matupi/New Britain", full message headed "Amoy ab SMS Irene 12 II 00", some soiling & repaired tear at right. An excellent origin/destination item. Ex Murray Collins: sold for $935 at the Macray Watson auction of 31/3/1998.
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