Showing items in category New Guinea, newest first
|1921 N.W.P.I. |
1921 registered envelope to Germany bearing a 3d and 2½d tied by RABAUL 30 MR 21 datestamps. A Rabaul registration label is on the front of the cover, on the back is a Munster 2.6.21. arrival c.d.s. A vertical crease is in the middle of the cover, but this in no way detracts from it being a fine item.
1916 envelope to Switzerland franked with a 'Roo 2d and a Kings Head 1d, cancelled KIETA 21 FEB 16. The cover was opened and resealed by censor tape at the left. On the back is a Geneve 26 V 1916 arrival datestamp.
1936 incoming 15pf postal card from Germany with a Weimar 12.9.36. cancel. A PORT MORESBY 11 DE 36 arrival cancel is on the front of the card along with a fine example of the scarce boxed 'UNCLAIMED AT / PORT MORESBY' two line cachet. A further Port Moresby 30 JE 37 datestamp is on the card along with a 'RETOUR' handstamp. Fine and very scarce.
|1925 New Guinea|
1925 internal registered O. H. M. S. envelope to TALASEA, franked with a 4d and 1 official each cancelled MADANG 22 MY 25. A Madang Registration handstamp is at the lower left of the cover with the number '409' inserted in red crayon. A violet POST OFFICE TALASEA 19 JUN 1925 arrival cancels are on the front and back of the cover. Talasea is a district on one of the outer islands of New Guinea. Fine.
|1919 North West Pacific Islands|
1919 registered 'Hambly' envelope to Sydney bearing a 2/- (SG 115) tied by a RABAUL 23 JE 19 datestamp. A Sydney arrival cancel is on the back. Philatelic but fine.
|1934 New Guinea|
1934 hand illustrated envelope by Karl Lewis to the U.S.A. bearing a 2d and 1d tied by RABAUL datestamps. Extremely fine.
|1918 North West Pacific Islands|
1918 registered envelope to Switzerland bearing a Kings Head ½d and a 2d and 2½d ‘Roo, correctly paying the 5d registered rate, each tied by EITAPE 4 OC 18 datestamps. A German Eitape (Deutsch – Neuguinea) registration label is on the front of the cover. On the reverse are Sydney and Basle transit and arrival cancels. A fine cover, Eitape is not often seen on N.W.P.I. covers.
1934 air mail cover to Sydney, endorsed 'New Guinea & Australia / Air Flight Only / Ulms Faith in Australia' with a ½d and 2d air and a 6d paying an 8½d rate cancelled Post Office Salamaua 12 JL 34.
1941 censored envelope to Arizona, USA, bearing a 3d overprinted 'O S' tied by an indistinct canceller. The envelope has been opened and resealed by the censor and a 'Passed by Censor T.N.G. No. 1' handstamp struck to both the front and back. Slight faults at the top of the cover when opened. Uncommon use of the O S stamp.