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Auction: 233 - Lot number: 2773 << Previous   Next >>

Category: NEW GUINEA - Mandated Territory Issues - Postal History

Description: TO BRITISH EMPIRE NORTHERN RHODESIA: 1940 (Mar 16) New Guinea Goldfields inadequately addressed cover with Bulolo 6d & 1/- tied by 'WAU' cds, plain censor label with typed 'OPENED BY CENSOR' (Little #NGL1) tied by boxed 'Passed by Censor/TNG No 22' in red (recorded in red by Little 5.4.1940 only), Salamaua transit & Egyptian censorship cachet, 'INCONNU/NOT KNOWN' & 'RETOUR' h/s applied, 'DEAD LETTER OFFICE/5JY40/BRISBANE' b/s & superb boxed '.../RETURN TO SENDER' h/s both in red. [The origin of the instructional cachets is unclear. They don't conform with illustrations in Proud's Rhodesia volumes. They may all be used at Brisbane: if so, this item must have been returned under cover]

Listed in: New Guinea , AUSTRALIA , Postal Establishments - Dead Letter Office , Mining , Transport - aeroplanes , unusual origins or destinations , NORTHERN RHODESIA , Flight Covers Commercial , Postmarks - Instructional/Informative Markings , Censored Mail , Military World War II , Airmail Stamps , NEW GUINEA Mandated Territory Issues , Postal History

Estimate: AUD$ 500.00T

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Quality: A- Get Help on this Item


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