Prestige Philately Auction 233 CatalogueNEW GUINEA - 'N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS' Overprints - Mail to Empire Destinations
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Displaying 12 Lots in Category - NEW GUINEA - 'N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS' Overprints - Mail to Empire Destinations
CANADA: 1922 (Jan) double-rate cover to Toronto with Fifth Setting 1d & 6d tied by light Rabaul cds, scarce black/white 'RABAUL/No. B' registration label, Sydney & various Canadian transit b/s including 'C & V RPO/BC' TPO cds, minor blemishes.
GREAT BRITAIN: 1915 (June 7) cover to London with 1d type a & 3d type b tied by superb oval Rabaul d/s in violet, superb 'PASSED BY CENSOR' h/s & mss "1039X" in lieu of a registration label, arrival b/s of 4AU15. A very pretty cover.
GREAT BRITAIN: 1915 (June 8) cover endorsed "(Rev) JH Margetts/New Britain" at L/L - self-censorship? - to Essex with 1d type c tied by oval Rabaul d/s, poor Sydney & arrival b/s, vertical fold. [Most New Guinea mission covers are from German Lutherans. This is from a Methodist minister]
GREAT BRITAIN: (June 11) cover to London with scarce combination franking of NWPI ½d & 2½d + 'G.R.I./3d. - Rabaul/(Deutsch-Neuguinea)' registration label SG 33d tied by oval Rabaul d/s in violet, London 'REGISTERED/ 4 / 4AU15/WDO', forwarded to the Isle of Wight with 'RYDE' arrival b/s, minor blemishes.
GREAT BRITAIN: 1918 (Nov 18) OHMS cover with Treasury cachet at L/L, to London with Fifth Setting 2d grey pair tied by Rabaul cds, small 'RABAUL' h/s on German 'Deulon/(Deutsch Neuginea)' registration label, Sydney transit.
GREAT BRITAIN: 1919 (Aug 29) cover to Dorset with Fifth Setting 1d tied by Rabaul cds, unusually taxed for the unpaid war tax with British tax markings & Postage Due ½d x2 tied by 'YETMINSTER' cds, minor blemishes.
HONG KONG: 1917 usage of stampless NSW OHMS 'Penalty' envelope with PMG's Department imprint at L/L, light Rabaul cds & superb '[crown]/PASSED CENSOR/6SEP1917/RABAUL' h/s in violet, Hong Kong arrival b/s.
PAPUA: 1918 (May 6) OHMS cover with Treasury cachet at L/L, to "Revd FW Ramsay/Samarai" with 5d type a tied by Rabaul cds, German 'Rabaul/(Deutsch-Neuguinea)' registration label.
PAPUA: 1925 (Aug 2) cover to "Duvira Mission Station/Mamba Mouth/via Ioma" with New Colours 1d violet pair tied by 'MOROBE' cs, faults.
SOUTH AFRICA: 1921 (Jan 20) OHMS cover with 2d grey punctured 'OS' tied by Rabaul cds, minor blemishes.
SOUTH AFRICA: 1922 (May 27) use of NSW OHMS 'Penalty' envelope with PMG's Department imprint at L/L, to Transvaal with 1d red punctured 'OS' x5 (a few perf faults) tied by Rabaul cds, black/white registration label, Sydney transit & 'LANGLAAGTE/TVL' arrival b/s, ironed-out creases.
SOUTH AFRICA: 1925 (Sep 8) OHMS cover to Transvaal with rare combination franking of 4d violet punctured 'OS' (faults) plus New Guinea Huts 1d overprinted 'OS' tied by Rabaul cds, rubber registration cachet in violet, Sydney transit & 'LANGLAAGTE/TVL' arrival b/s, light vertical fold.