Prestige Philately Auction 229 CatalogueNEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea
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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea
Oddments with German stamps cancelled with cds of Finschhafen, Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen, Herbertshöhe or Stephansort (2mk), Overprints mint plus 25pf shade & used plus 3pf shade, Ships set mint, three blue/white seals, Lost Colonies label x2 (one 'used'), Rabaul registration label with 'GRI/3d' Overprint (stained), four unused PPCs and German-period map of GNG from an atlas, condition variable.
1888Neu Guinea Compagnie 2mk Lion red & black/blue-grey 'Packetadresse/Parcel Address' card, unused. Superb!: the finest example we have seen.
1899(Dec 25) commercial usage to Schleswig of Queensland 1d Postal Card ('Arrowroot Field...') with the message headed "Bismarck Archipel/25XII99", ½d stamp removed & replaced at upper-left with German 5pf Mi M46c tied by one of two strikes of the 'KAIS DEUTSCHE/MARINE/SCHIFFSPOST/No 7' cds used aboard SMS 'Möwe', 'BRUNSBUTTELER-/HAFEN' arrival cds on the face, rather aged & spotty still an extraordinary & very rare usage. [Illustrated in 'Papua New Guinea Calling' (Dec 2015)]
1901 Yachts1mk ('KIETA' cds), 2mk ('FINSCHHAFEN'), 3mk & 5mk (both 'HERBERTSHOHE') on separate pieces, Cat £1020. Michael Jaschke-Lantelme Certificate (2017) for the 5mk.