Prestige Philately Auction 169 CatalogueNEW GUINEA - Mandated Territory Issues
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Displaying 14 Lots in Category - NEW GUINEA - Mandated Territory Issues
Attractive collection including 1931 Hut Airmail set * (used to 2/-), 1931 Birds *, 1931 Bird Airmail sets x2 (one used), 1932 Birds *, 1932 Birds optd 'OS', 1935 Bulolo £2 used, Cat £2000. (Qty 100+)
1922 usage of postcard-size real photo of natives & basic shelter with German New Guinea 20pf & 50pf tied to the face by two fine strikes of the scarce 'WITU/NEW GUINEA' cds.
1931 Hut Airs ½d to £1 SG 137-149, unmounted, Cat £250+ (mounted). (Qty 13)
1931 Dated Birds 1d to £1 SG 150-162, unmounted, Cat £425+ (mounted). (Qty 13)
1931 Dated Airs ½d to £1 SG 163-176, mostly marginal examples, unmounted, Cat £300+ (mounted). (Qty 14)
1932-34 Undated Birds ½d to £1 SG 177-189 & Undated Airs SG 190-203, Cat £575. (Qty 31)
1932-34 Undated Birds 1d to £1 SG 177-189, unmounted, Cat £250+ (mounted). (Qty 15)
1932-34 Undated Birds ½d orange marginal vertical pair from the base of the sheet, excellent centring, unmounted, Cat £200+ (mounted). Unissued: see footnote after SG 189.
1932 Bulolo £2 bright violet & £5 bright emerald SG 204-5, well centred marginal examples from the right of the sheets, unmounted, Cat £1025+ (mounted). Quite delightful!
OVERPRINTED 'OS': 1925-31 Huts including 6d shade, 1931 Dated Birds mostly marginal examples (the 2d with a few tonespots), and 1932-34 Undated Birds SG O22-54, unmounted, Cat £550+. (Qty 33)
JAPANESE OCCUPATION: c.1942 Dove & Helmet military postal card from a member of Nankai Despatch Akatsuki 2503th Force in New Guinea to Japan, with oval Kimura censor "chop" in red, peripheral aging/staining.
JAPANESE OCCUPATION: c.1942 Dove & Helmet military postal card from a member of Nankai Despatch Mou (Tsuyoshi) 3616th Force in New Guinea to Kobe, with circular Otsuka censor "chop" in red, two spikeholes.
JAPANESE OCCUPATION: c.1942 Dove & Helmet military postal card from a member of Nankai Despatch Akatsuki 6148th Force in New Guinea to Fukui-ken in Japan, with censor "chop" in red.
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JAPANESE OCCUPATION: c.1943 military postal card from a member of Gohuku Despatch (North of Australia) Shu 9905th Force (Hishida Company) to Niigata in Japan, with Yoshida censor "chop" in red, some minor staining.