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Displaying 1 - 20 of 42 Lots in Category - NEW GUINEA - 'N.W./PACIFIC/ISLANDS' Overprints - Mail to Foreign Destinations



Image

Lot

Type

Quality

Description

Estimate

Starting Price




2636

C

B

ARGENTINA: 1916 (May 10) cover with 1d type a strip of 3 - d convenience overpayment - tied by Rabaul cds, violet/white 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label applied at Sydney & tied by Buenos Aires arrival b/s, minor blemishes & small repaired tear to left of the stamps. A most unusual destination.

600.00T

460.00R




2637

C

B

ARGENTINA: 1916 (May 23) cover with 2d type a - affected by a small tear at top - tied by 'MANUS' cds, violet/white 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label applied at Sydney, Buenos Aires arrival b/s, blemishes. [In the fortnight since the cover in the previous lot was mailed, the sender apparently received advice of the recipient's change of address]

500.00T

380.00R




2638

C

B

AUSTRIA: 1922 (July 21) Neu Guinea Compagnie cover to Vienna with Fifth Setting 1d red strip of 3 & 3d tied by Rabaul cds, black/white registration label, Sydney & London transit b/s, the flap removed.

500.00T

380.00R


2639

C

A-

FRANCE: 1916 missionary's cover with 2d type a (rounded corner) tied by superb 'HERBERTSHOHE/1MR16' cds.

200.00T

150.00R




2640

C

B

FRANCE: 1921 double-rate Catholic missionary's cover with New Colours 2d orange strip of 3 tied by 'KOKOPO' cds with 'QUEENSLAND' at base removed, Sarthe arrival b/s. [The rate was 4d for the first oz + 2d for each successive oz]

250.00T

190.00R




2641

C

A-

FRANCE: 1922 missionary's cover with New Colours 2d orange pair tied by Sydney cds with superb double-oval 'LOOSE SHIP/LETTER' cachet alongside, Sarthe arrival b/s.

500.00T

380.00R




2642

C

B

GERMANY: 1919 cover with 'A KEIDEL/RABAUL' cachet on reverse, scarce franking of Fifth Setting 3d Die II SG 109a (corner fault) tied by Rabaul cds, vertical-oval 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 2/AN & MEF' cachet in violet. [Generally, censorship ended with the Armistice on 11.11.1918. However, mail between German nationals & Germany was routinely censored until 1921, the formal end of the Occupation Period]

400.00T

300.00R


2643

C

A-

GERMANY: 1919 double-rate cover with 'NEU GUINEA COMPAGNIE, Rabaul' imprint at top with Fifth Setting 2d grey irregular strip of 3 - convenience overpayment of d - tied by Rabaul cds. [The rate was 2d x2 + d war tax]

500.00T

380.00R


2644

C

B

GERMANY: 1919 cover with 'NEU GUINEA COMPAGNIE, Rabaul' imprint at top amended to "Kokopo" with Fifth Setting 2d tied by superb 'KOKOPO' cds with 'QUEENSLAND' excised, minor blemishes.

400.00T

300.00R


2645

C

B

GERMANY: 1919 triple-rate cover with 'Neu Guinea Compagnie, Rabaul' imprint at top with Fifth Setting 1d red 2d grey & 3d olive pair (concealed faults) tied by Rabaul cds, scarce black/white 'Opened by Censor Rabaul' label - affected by opening-cut - & light strike of the vertical-oval 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 2/AN & MEF' cachet.

750.00T

575.00R


2646

C

A-

GERMANY: 1919 cover with 'NEU GUINEA COMPAGNIE, Rabaul' imprint at top with Fifth Setting LMult Wmk d & 2d grey tied by 'KOKOPO' cds with 'QUEENSLAND' excised, scarce black/white 'Opened by Censor Rabaul' label - unusually folded to the face - & light strike of the vertical-oval 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 2/AN & MEF' cachet both applied at Rabaul.

750.00T

575.00R




2647

C

B

GERMANY: 1919 cover with 'Heinrich Rudolph Wahlen/.../MARON' imprint at top with Fifth Setting 2d tied by indistinct cds, black/white 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label & very fine strike of the vertical-oval 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 2/AN & MEF' cachet, part of the flap removed on opening.

350.00T

270.00R




2648

C

A

GERMANY: 1920 cover with scarce albeit overpaid franking of Fifth Setting 5d 9d & 1/- tied by 'KOKOPO' cds with 'QUEENSLAND' excised, scarce red & black/white registration label, black/white 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label & superb strike of the vertical-oval 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 1/AN & MEF' cachet used at Rabaul, German Currency Control label & Hamburg arrival b/s. A very attractive cover.

850.00T

650.00R




2649

C

C

GERMANY: 1921 cover with 'H Horstmann, Toma...' imprint at top with Fifth Setting 6d tied by Rabaul cds, black/white registration label obscured by black/white 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label, very fine vertical-oval 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 1/AN & MEF' cachet, German Currency Control h/s in violet but unusually with no related label, Altona arrival b/s, a bit soiled & central vertical fold.

500.00T

380.00R




2650

CL

B

GERMANY: 1921 cover with Fifth Setting 6d tied by Rabaul cds, black/white registration label, black/white 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label & very fine vertical-oval 'PASSED BY CENSOR/No 1/AN & MEF' cachet, very fine German Currency Control h/s in violet but unusually with no related label, Munster arrival b/s, central vertical fold.

500.00T

380.00R




2651

C

B

GERMANY: 1921 (May) cover with Fifth Setting 6d tied by Rabaul cds, scarce black/white 'RABAUL/No B' registration label, 'NURTINGEN' arrival b/s, repaired tear at the top.

350.00T

270.00R




2652

C

B

GERMANY: 1921 (May) cover endorsed "NEWS PAPER ONLY" & on the flap "E Class, Rabaul/.../NWP Islands" with Fifth Setting 1d strip of 3 tied by Rabaul cds & Hamburg arrival machine cancel, vertical fold. [Most unusual reference to the non-existent North-West Pacific Islands!]

250.00T

190.00R




2653

C

B

GERMANY: 1921 (Aug) usage of Japanese PPC with Fifth Setting 6d tied by faint Rabaul cds & scarce black/white 'RABAUL/No B' registration label, 'WURZBURG' arrival cds & 'Nachgesandt' h/s (= "Forwarded") in violet, 'SPEYER' arrival cds. A rare if overpaid usage. [The postcard rate was 2d + 3d registration]

600.00T

460.00R




2654

C

B

GERMANY: 1921 (Sep) cover with Fifth Setting 6d tied by light Rabaul cds & scarce black/white 'RABAUL/No B' registration label, poor Hamburg arrival b/s, minor repaired tear at the top.

400.00T

300.00R


2655

C

B

GERMANY: 1921 (Sep) double-rate cover with Fifth Setting 3d x2 tied by light Rabaul cds, overall light soiling. [In Australia, on 1.10.1920, the foreign rate was raised to 4d for the first oz + 2d for each additional oz. New Guinea usually conformed to Australian rates but the evidence from the covers here suggests the 4d rate was not imposed in New Guinea until late-1921]

300.00T

230.00R


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