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Auction: 169 - Lot number: 859 << Previous   Next >>

Description: 1916 cover to a German on "Matty Island/Wuwulo" & endorsed "via Maron!", with NWPI 1d red tied by 'RABAUL/ 5OC16' cds, largely very fine strike of the scarce 'Passed Censor/RABAUL' h/s in violet, minor blemishes. [Matty Island or Wuwulo - now Wuvulu - is even more remote than Maron, lying 250km further west & 170km NNE of Aitape. There are only two villages, Auna (= sunrise) & Onna (= sunset), a mere 3˝km apart!]

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

Listed in: NEW GUINEA "N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS" Overprints , Military World War I , New Guinea , overprinted stamps , AUSTRALIA , Censored Mail , unusual origins or destinations , Postal History

Estimate: AUD$ 600.00T

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Item was sold for: $2,700.00T