Prestige Philately Auction 232 CataloguePAPUA - Postal History
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - PAPUA - Postal History
1913 social usage of 1d Postal Card to Victoria with largely very fine strike of the Dutch ' * VAN LINSCHOTEN * ' ship's cachet in violet, Brisbane machine b/s of 5FEB13, unusually fine for these cards. Rare shipboard usage.
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1938 KPM Dutch Shipping Line envelope airmail to Holland endorsed "Australia-France-Holland" with "Capt Kramer s/s Tasman" return address and Jubilee 2d, 8d & 1/- tied 'PORT MORESBY/PAPUA' cds, Townsville Qld transit b/s then carried by Qantas/Imperial service, re-directed on arrival with 'GENNEP/12X15/1938' cds on face, closed tear on back flap. Lovely three-colour franking paying 1/9d rate + 1d late fee.
1939 (Jan 12) linen-lined cover with 'BIOLOGICAL EXPLORATIONS/THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY/...' imprint at U/L, airmail to New York endorsed "Australia-England", scarce franking of Pictorials 1/- strip of 3 & 1d, the last inadvertenly tied by jusqu'a bars h/s of London, opened-out & a little soiled. [The rate was 1/7d + 1/6d for the second Żoz]