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Auction: 239 - Lot number: 974 << Previous   Next >>

Category: NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea - Postal History

Description: 1889 (Oct 7) cover from Wurttemberg with 10pf pair tied by 'URACH' cds to "Finschhafen/Kaiser Wilhelmsland/Neu Guinea" & endorsed "Via Genoa", 'GENOA' & 'SOERABAJA' transit backstamps, surprisingly fine for such an early inwards item. Ex Fred Pearson & Michael Courtis: sold at our auction of 19.6.2015 for $2340. [The first postal agency in German New Guinea opened at Finschhafen 15.2.1888, and closed 19.3.1891. This is one of the earliest inwards items to New Guinea that we have seen. [The addressee, Dr Carl Weinland was Medical Officer with the Neu-Guinea Compagnie]

Listed in: Postal History , NETHERLANDS COLONIES , Netherlands Indies , GERMAN STATES , GERMAN COLONIES , New Guinea , Germany , NEW GUINEA German (Deutsch) New Guinea

Estimate: AUD$ 1500.00T

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Item was sold for: $1,150.00T