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Description: 1938 (Nov 5) Gold Mines of Papua gold bullion parcel tag to Sydney with rare and remarkable franking of Pictorials 9d Archer, 5/- Policeman (surface abrasion) & £1 Delta House tied by double-circle 'POST OFFICE/NOV/5/1938/ BWAGAOIA, PAPUA' rubber cds, red & black/white registration label below, minor blemishes. Extremely desirable & rare: the only commercial article franked with the £1 known to us. Ex Tom Frommer: sold at Mossgreen on 4.4.2017 for $2280. [The rate was 2d per 1oz letter rate x38 + 3d per ½oz airmail surcharge x76 + 3d registration + 2d late fee for registered articles = £1/5/9d]

Auction Category: PAPUA - Postal History

Listed in: AUSTRALIA , Indigenous Peoples , Sport - Archery , Sport - Fishing , Police, Law & Order , Architecture , Postmarks , Registered Mail & Registration Labels , Mining , landscape - Islands , PAPUA 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period , Postal History

Estimate: AUD$ 2000.00T

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item


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Item was sold for: $1,500.00T