Prestige Philately Auction 231 CatalogueNEW GUINEA - Mandated Territory Issues - Postal History
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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - NEW GUINEA - Mandated Territory Issues - Postal History
1934 (Apr 5) cover from NSW to "Wau/New Guinea" with KGV 2d pair tied by 'AIR MAIL/1 1/SYDNEY NSW' cds, endorsed "Left Territory" in red & with good strike of the rare boxed 'UNCLAIMED/AT RABAUL' h/s, Sydney DLO re-sealing label on the flap & h/s in magenta on the face.
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1934 OHMS cover airmail Salamaua-Melbourne "Per Faith in Australia" with Undated Birds 'OS' 2d & 4d strip of 3, octagonal '.../FIRST OFFICIAL/AIR MAIL' cachet in violet and Melbourne '-1AU34' arrival b/s, couple of minor blemishes. Commercial mail carried on first flight and scarce thus. [2d letter rate + 6d airmail surcharge x2]
1935 (Mar 15) gold bullion parcel tag with rare and remarkable franking of Undated Airs 3d, 2/- marginal pair, 5/- & £1 block of 6 (the fourth unit damaged when affixed; the right-hand block of 4 is very fine) affixed to both sides & tied by 'WAU' cds. Ex Tom Frommer: acquired at Mossgreen on 4.4.2017 for $1800.
1935 (Nov 18) gold bullion parcel tag with rare and remarkable franking of Silver Jubilee 1d, Undated Airs 5/- & Bulolo £5 emerald tied by 'WAU' cds, registration cachet on the reverse, remarkably fine for such an item. Ex Tom Frommer: acquired at Mossgreen on 4.4.2017 for $3840. [The rate was 2d per 1oz letter rate x157 + 3d per ½oz airmail surcharge x314 + 3d registration + 2d late fee for registered articles = £5/5/1d. The only other £5 franking known to us is a similar large-part tag franked £5/4/3d Ex Ken Kutz, the current whereabouts of which is unknown]
1939 (Jan 13) commercial "all-up" airmail cover to Germany with Undated Birds 1/- & Undated Airs 9d tied by 'WAU' cds, transit b/s of 'SALAMAUA' & 'TOWNSVILLE' (where it connected with the Qantas service to Europe).