Prestige Philately Auction 231 CataloguePAPUA NEW GUINEA - Postal History
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Postal History
1946-48 batch of airmail covers to Cuthbert's Misima Goldmine Ltd in Sydney with various Australian adhesives tied by 'SAMARAI' or 'BWAGAOIA' cds, one of the earliest underpaid with Postage Due 3d pair tied by Sydney cds.
1948-52 philatelic covers with Australian stamps tied by cds of all the 44 post offices including name changes operating in TPNG but missing the rare 'SALAMAUA', strikes are generally fine to very fine; also several pages of loose stamps & commercial pieces from the same period.
(Qty 44 + pieces)
1960 local philatelic cover with 1d pair tied by 'GOROKA' (small letters) & 'DEFICIENT POSTAGE TAX ("6D")' h/s in violet, 'POSTAL/CHARGES/6d/XXXXXXX' on 7½d SG D1 tied by 'GOROKA' cds (large letters) a couple of lightly toned perfs. Chris Ceremuga Certificate (2017).
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1960 airmail cover with 'Catholic Mission, Yule Island' imprint on the flap to the USA with scarce commercial franking of Bird 2½d pair & Cattle 1/7d tied by light 'KAIRUKU' cds, minor stain at L/L. [Kairuku is the main village on Yule Island]
1972-73 inwards penpal correspondence including from Kuwait, Zaire, Cuba, British Honduras, Belize, Bermuda, Cyprus, Costa Rica, Singapore, Trinidad & Tobago, Russia, Malta, New Caledonia, East Germany etc.
1995 commercial covers with various Emergency Surcharges including '21t' on 30t Shell x4, 'K1.00' on 70t Headdress x2 & 'K1.00' on 70t Waterfall x3, three are internal usages (two registered) & eight are to GB (mostly airmail including two scarce commemorative PSEs, one with Paid cds in error); also two philatelic covers with Emergency Surcharges & 1970s philatelic covers x12 with various 'RELIEF' cds & provisional RLs; plus a packet of loose 'R' labels.
(Qty 25 covers)