Prestige Philately Auction 105 CatalogueNEW GUINEA
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - NEW GUINEA Australian Stamps Used in New Guinea
1914 commercial cover to Sydney (distended machine on face) with ½d & 2d tied by fine strike of the '-*RABAUL*-/NOV 2 1914*' d/s (P49c) in violet, some toning, folded vertically & horizontally.
1914 cover endorsed "Garrison Duty Herbertshohe" (a little indistinct) at top with ½d x2 tied by two superb strikes of the straight-line 'Herbertshohe' h/s (P11) in violet, endorsed "censored/CWebber Lt" in red & with large 'PASSED' h/s, Sydney b/s of JA29-1915, sadly the address has been torn-off. [The party that landed at Herbertshohe on 11/9/1914 were the first Australian troops to set foot in German New Guinea]
1916 philatelic cover to GB via Sydney (b/s) with Kangaroo 4d perf Large 'OS' tied by Rabaul cds, German-type Registration Label, almost complete strike of the large 'Passed by Censor/[at R]ABAUL' h/s in violet.