Prestige Philately Auction 167 CataloguePAPUA NEW GUINEA - Postal History
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Displaying 4 Lots in Category - PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Postal History
Commercial covers including 1951 air to GB with Federation 1/6d, 1950s surface to USA from Kundiawa with 7½d Huts, 1954 & 1961 air to GB with 6 stamps for 2/- rate or 9 stamps for 2/3d rate, 1957 concessional air to Victoria with 1956 Olympics from a sailor on Manus Island, 1966 to Australia with very fine 'RABAUL AIRPORT' cds, 10t Pope PSE registered from Bogia, a few philatelic including 1957 Surcharges on printed FDC & 1966 'RABAUL AIRPORT' opening day, four Aerogrammes & an unused 1/0½d Registration Envelope. (Qty 18)
1946-51 annotated study of mail from Higaturu with 1946 'RELIEF No 5' cds (registered), cds with small letters x8 (five are commercial, including inwards stampless cover with Australia 2d & 3d affixed in lieu of Postage Dues), 'POSTAL DEPT A1' on OHMS cover, cds with large letters x5 (four are commercial including large parcel piece sent 19 days before the town was destroyed), covers noted as carried by runner to Port Moresby (6), by runner to Ioma (3), by sea per coastal shipping (1), or by air from Popondetta (4). Interesting lot. [Higaturu was totally destroyed by an eruption of Mount Lamington 20-21/1/1951. The volcano had been assessed as dormant. Thousands of mostly Papuan natives are believed to have died] (Qty 15 covers)
1962 (Jan) tourist's pictorial envelope commercially used by air to Sweden with scarce franking of Legislative Council 2/3d.
AEROGRAMMES: Australian 7d uprated with PNG 3d from 'LORENGAU', 10d Map x2 (one uprated), 10d 'By Air Mail - Par Avion' from a missionary, 10d 'Overseas Service' added from Department of Forests, 9c uprated with 1c Shell from Popondetta to Israel!, 15t from 'WARDS STRIP', Scenic Types 20t from Los Negros Island & 35t Kingfisher from a missionary at 'VANIMO', finally 1977 formular type from an officer at 'IGAM BARRACKS', all but the first are commercial. Very scarce group. (Qty 10)