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1930 registered air mail envelope to England bearing a 4d, 1d and a 3d overprinted 'AIR MAIL' each tied by a PORT MORESBY 8 DE 30 datestamp. Cairns 11 DE and Brisbane 15 DE transit cancels are on the back of the cover along with an arrival cancel of 19 JA 31.
1931 registered envelope to Glasgow, Scotland, bearing a 3d and 2d tied by BUNA BAY 20 NOV 31 datestamps. A BUNA registration label is on the front of the cover, on the back are Post Office Samarai, Papua, 26 NOV 1931 and Melbourne and Adelaide transit cancels.
1933 registered envelope to Scotland franked with a 4d and 1d, each cancelled by a violet IOMA 12 DEC 33 datestamp. An Ioma registration label is on the front of the cover, on the back is a Registered Melbourne transit cancel.
1932 registered envelope to the U.S.A. franked with a 6d cancelled PORT MORESBY 14 DE 32. On the back are Brisbane 4 JA, Boston JAN 31 and Naugatuok FEB 1 33 transit and arrival cancels.
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.
1938 air letter to England franked with a 1/- and a 6d cancelled PORT MORESBY 5 AU 38. A Townsville 6 AU transit c.d.s. is on the back.
1921 envelope to Sydney franked with a 1d tied by a BRISBANE QUEENSLAND 13 MAR 21 roller cancel. An oval 'LOOSE SHIP LETTER' cachet also partially ties the stamp. A scarce item posted on board the ship travelling from Papua..
1916 envelope to Kobe, Japan, franked with a 2½d and a 1d, cancelled SAMARAI E.D. 31 MAR 16. There are two boxed 'LATE FEE' handstamps on the front of the cover, which was paid by the 1d stamp. (The 2½d stamp paying the postage to Japan) On the back of the envelope are Singapore 23 MY and Kobe 6. 6. 16. transit and arrival cancellations. A very fine and extremely rare Late Fee cover from Papua.
1940 registered and censored envelope to the USA bearing a 1d and Coronation 5d tied by a PORT MORESBY 27 MR 40 datestamp. A violet boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR' handstamp is on the front of the cover, on the reverse are Sydney 15 AP, San Pedro MAY 13 and Oakland MAY 14 40 transit and arrival cancels. A nice franking with the commercial usage of the 5d Coronation stamp.
1916 envelope to Victoria, Australia, bearing a 1d tied by the scarce KULUMADAU 13 NOV 16 datestamp. Backflap missing, but this does not detract. Fine.