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Auction: 233 - Lot number: 2525 << Previous   Next >>

Category: NEW GUINEA (German) - Forerunners

Description: 1889 commercial cover to Germany with doubled but still very fine strike of the rare 'KERAWARA/3 12/89' cds, Berlin arrival b/s of '19/2' (1890), ironed-out vertical fold. This cover would have been carried on the "Ottilie" to Soerabaja. A rare cover from this small outpost. PO -.5.1888; replaced by Herbertshohe -.6.1890. Ex Michael Courtis: acquired for $7187 at the Prestige auction of 12.10.2012. [Kerawara, Mioko & Kabakon are small islands in the Prince of Wales group. Kerawara is less than 1 square kilometre in size]

Listed in: Postmarks , New Guinea , Postal History , NEW GUINEA German (Deutsch) New Guinea , Germany , GERMAN COLONIES

Estimate: AUD$ 6000.00T

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