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Australian Territories

 

AAT52) Australian Antarctic Territory 1966/68 Definitives Pack JAPANESE Insert. Original & Unopened, price $56.25

BCOF76/77) BCOF 1946 1d with Blue-Black overprint, fresh mint unhinged. The blue – black is distinctive as the overprint appears slightly thicker than the normal black. ACSC J2c, cat. $100, price $75  (2 available)

BCOF78) BCOF 1946 3d & 6d, both with overprints misplaced to the right by about 3mm. The 3d is mint lightly hinged, the 6d unhinged. Not as far as the 1/- which is 4mm, but not catalogued for these two values, or any of the others. The 1/- is priced in ACSC at $375 for unhinged. Price for the two $175
BCOF80) BCOF 1946 set of 7 to 5/- mint lightly hinged with Thick Paper 5/-, ACSC cat. $249. The 1d & 2/- are centred right. Price $185

MCK2) Cocos Keeling Island 1984 Barrel Mail FDC (DAMAGED BY WATER) $25

CK117) Cocos Keeling Island 2011 Colours of Cocos Stamp Pack $29.90

MCK157) Cocos Keeling Island 2013 50 Years of Stamps Sheetlet Stamp Pack $26.25

CIFD96) Christmas Island 1963 Pictorials cover. Price $37.50

MCI200) Christmas Island 2003 New Year of the Goat Gutter Strip MUH $43.50

MCI148) Christmas Island 2004 Year of the Monkey Gutter Strip MUH. Price $30

MCI145) Christmas Island 2004 Year of the Monkey M/S Opt Hong Kong MUH. Price $56

PNG929) Papua 1907 Lakatoi small ‘Papua’ overprint watermark vertical 4d Black & sepia SG 42 showing variety ‘d for second p in Papua’, Fine used with central Port Moresby cds, Cat £70, Price $99
 
PNG914) Papua 1907 Lakatoi small ‘Papua’ overprint watermark vertical 1/- Black & orange thin paper (comb perf) SG 44a, variety ‘Raised second a in Papua’, very worn frame plate, particularly noticeable at base, Mint, Price $99

PNG1869) Papua 1907-10 Lakatois small PAPUA watermark sideways perf 12½  ½d Black & deep green SG 66a, right marginal block of 4 with four crisp strikes of PORT MORESBY cds, Fine used, Cat £180 as singles, Price $279

PNG916) Papua 1907-10 Lakatoi small ‘Papua’ watermark upright perf 11 2½d Black & pale ultramarine SG 51a, 4 examples with varieties ‘Rift in clouds’, ‘White leaves’, ‘Comet’ & ‘White flaw on U of Papua’, Mint, attractive group, Price $149
 
PNG933) Papua 1907-10 Lakatoi small ‘Papua’ watermark upright perf 12½ 4d Black & sepia SG 57, with variety ‘Hollow d at left’, possibly the ’Deformed d at left’ variety retouched, Fine used, Price $49
 
PNG954) Papua 1909 Lakatoi large ‘Papua’ watermark sideways perf 11 2/6d Black & chocolate SG 48 with crisp corner cds, Very fine used, Cat £90, Price $149
 
PNG919) Papua 1910-11 Lakatoi large ‘Papua’ watermark sideways perf 12½ 2/6d Black & brown type C, SG 83, Price $99
 
PNG941) Papua 1910-11 Lakatoi large ‘Papua’ watermark sideways perf 12½ 2d Black & dull purple, variety ‘C for O in POSTAGE’ SG 77a, Fine used, Cat £130, Price $189

PNG1870) New Guinea 1914-15 GRI overprints 6mm spacing 2d on 20pf Ultramarine SG 4, lightly hinged Mint, Cat £90, Price $119

PNG1076) New Guinea NWPI overprints 1915-16 Kangaroos Second wmk 6d Ultramarine SG 88, couple of nibbled perfs at top, Fine used, Cat £15, Price $29

PNG1056) Papua 1916-31 Lakatois set ½d to 1/- SG 93-102 range with shades: 1d (2), 2d & 3d (3 ea), several are MUH, attractive group, minimum Cat £57+ for hinged, Price $119

PNG601) New Guinea NWPI 1917 registered cover to the UK bearing an attractive array of 1915-16 NWPI overprints cancelled Rabaul 25SE17: KGV ½d, 1d, 4d & 5d, the latter being type B, plus Roos 6 values 2d to 1/-, most appear to be 2nd watermark, the 1/- being type B, the cover is opened at base. Sent from Treasury Rabaul. A stunning multi coloured franking item, Price $995
 
PNG619) New Guinea NWPI 1917 registered cover to the UK bearing 3rd wmk 2/- Red-Brown (Analine) Kangaroo Ovpt. Type B. (Normal un-overprinted stamp is SG41b, cat. £500 as used off cover, this must be substantially rarer) Cancelled by Rabaul cds of 25 SE 17 and Treasury oval Violet Handstamp on face. Reverse bears Sydney transit cds and Norwood SE oval registered arrival handstamp of 23 NO 17. Neat and attractive item. Price $995

PNG434) New Guinea 1919 NWPI overprint on 3d olive Die II kangaroo, SG109a MHR, price $149

PNG574) New Guinea 1922 NWPI overprint on 4d Violet SG 123 horizontal pair, centred a little to upper right, scarce multiple, Price $139
 
PNG495) New Guinea 1931 Dated birds 1/- and 2/- SG 158 & 159, horizontal pair of each on 1935 registered airmail cover Rabaul to London, a very attractive cover with scarce franking, Price $249
 
PNG600) New Guinea, a final similar cover with Dated birds optd Airmail 1d Green, posted from Aitape and with Cayman Is 1931 KGV 2d Grey definitive paying the postage due, Price $449
 
PNG600A) New Guinea: Purchase all 4 of these rare covers and save $140 - Price $1700

PNG1111) Papua 1931-32 Lakatois 1d black & carmine red SG 94, block of 10 from the base of the sheet with ‘CA’ & ‘JBC’ monograms, light adhesions in the lower marginal corners not affecting the stamps or monograms, otherwise MUH, most attractive, Price $249
 
PNG1110) Papua 1931-32 Lakatois 1d Intense black & red overprinted ‘OS’ SG O56, block of 15 with sheet margins at each side, fresh MUH, some light pencil annotations in margins, very attractive multiple, Cat £150 as hinged singles, Price $299

PNG1095) New Guinea 1932-34 Undated birds overprinted ‘OS’ 4d Olive SG O48, Fine used with light cds cancel, Cat £35, Price $49

PNG1089) New Guinea 1932-34 Undated birds overprinted ‘AIR MAIL’ 1d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 1/- & 2/- SG 190, 194, 195-96 & 199-200, all Fine used, Cat £87, Price $109

PNG926) New Guinea 1932-34 Undated birds 3d Blue, 4d Olive-green, 5d Deep blue-green & 2/- Dull lake, SG 180-82 & 186, the latter marginal, all fresh MUH, Price $59
 
PNG351) New Guinea 1932 (7th Jan) England – Australia – New Guinea First All Australian Airmail, two Flight covers from the UK to Rabaul via Australia with GB KGV franking, each with the appropriate boxed ‘CHRISTMAS GREETINGS/ENGLAND - NEW GUINEA/BY/FIRST ALL-AUSTRALIAN SPECIAL FLIGHT’ pictorial cachet, one in red and one in blue (the two recorded colours) AAMC P40, each with numerous backstamps. Only 30 covers were carried in total, a rare ‘set’ of flight covers, Cat $700, Price $599
 
PNG947) Papua 1932 Pictorials ½d to 6d SG 130-37, all fresh MUH, Cat £55+, Price $89
 
PNG154) New Guinea 1932 long OHMS registered cover to the UK with vertical pair of 6d dated birds overprinted ‘OS’ SG O37, some vertical creasing, $395
 
PNG479) New Guinea 1932-34 Undated birds overprinted ‘OS’ 1½d & 3½d on Airmail cover to NSW, endorsed ‘2nd Regular Air Mail/New Guinea to Australia’ horizontal filing fold, Price $199
 
PNG488) New Guinea 1932-34 Undated birds overprinted Airmail ½d, 3d and 6d x 2 each + 1/- on 1936 registered Airmail ‘Bank of NSW’ cover Wau to the USA some minor perf faults due to one 3d & 1/- slightly overlapping the cover edge, Price $79
 
PNG599) New Guinea ½d Huts optd Airmail on 1933 cover Rabaul to the Cayman Islands underpaid with tax markings and large rectangular violet 'INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID LETTER/POSTAL DEPT. COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA cachet on reverse, Cayman Is 1932 Centenary ½d & 2½d used to pay postage due, cancelled Georgetown cds, some minor spotting, a rare and unusual cover, Price $499
 
PNG338) New Guinea 1934 (July) First Flight 'Boomerang' cover Australia-New Guinea-Australia AAMC 395, with Aust 6d Sepia Airmail & New Guinea Undated birds 2d & Undated birds Airmail 6d, with two violet cachets, Price $39
 
PNG329) New Guinea 1937 KGVI Coronation set on First Official Airmail Flight cover Madang to Wewak AAMC P111, with correctly dated Madang and Wewak cds and typed ‘First Official /Air Mail MADANG to WEWAK ‘drome’ horizontal filing crease at base, Cat $250, Price $149

PNG386) New Guinea 1938 Empire 1½d Air Mail scheme cover with appropriate pictorial cachet in black and postmarked 'NEWPORT 23 JUL 1938', addressed to 'A. PHILLIPS/G.P.O./NEW GUINEA' similar to AAMC P137/138 but with Townsville machine cancel of 5 August 1938 on front and reverse, and 'RABAUL/A11AU38/NEW GUINEA' on reverse, The AAMC indicates that the  backstamp should be Port Moresby on the 10th of August, and that Townsville was an intermediate only on the return flight,  interesting and unusual, Price $129
 
PNG377) New Guinea 1938 First Flight 'Boomerang' cover Australia-New Guinea-Australia AAMC P134 with Aust 3d Airmail, KGVI 2d die I & New Guinea Undated Airmail birds 5d, unusually on Campe NSW 150th Anniversary 'Sydney Cove' FDC in green and brown, a little soiled but scarce and unusual, Price $49

PNG1596) New Guinea 1939 Airmail cover to Vic with 1932-34 Undated birds 1d & 1939 Airmails 2d & 5d tied by ‘RABAUL/11?DE39/NEW GUINEA’ cds, with “Opened by Censor’ tape in red & boxed ‘PASSED BY/CENSOR/V23_____ marking in red, attractive tri-coloured franking, Price $49

PNG1647) Papua 1939 Airmail cover to the UK with 1932 Pictorials 3d x 2 & 4d, & 1939 Airmail 8d tied by three strikes of ‘SAMARAI/24 NO 39/PAPUA’ cds, cut open & re-sealed with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red, also large boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/……….Asst Censor’ in violet, ‘TOWNSVILLE’ machine cancel backstamp, attractive cover, Price $79

PNG1648) Papua 1940 cover to Hawaii with 1939 Airmails 3d tied by ‘LOSUIA/29 MY 40/PAPUA’ cds, large boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/……….Asst Censor’ in violet, small fault at lower right, Price $59

PNG1650) Papua 1940 re-directed cover to the UK with 1932 Pictorials 2d tied by ‘SAMARAI/5 JA 40/PAPUA’ cds & indistinct ‘BOREHAM’ arrival machine cancel, cut open & re-sealed with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red, also large boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/……….Asst Censor’ in violet, some spotting on reverse, Price $59

PNG1651) Papua 1940 cover to the UK with 1932 Pictorials 3d & 5d x 3 tied by ‘SAMARAI/7 AP 40/PAPUA’ cds, with large boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR’ and additional straight line ‘JAN’ which has been applied by the censor, both in violet, vertical & horizontal filing folds, Price $59

PNG1652) Papua 1940 cover to the UK with 1932 Pictorials 2d tied by ‘SAMARAI E.D./12JE40/PAPUA’ cds, ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red, & unboxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/7’ in violet, opened a little roughly, Price $59

PNG1653) Papua 1940 Airmail cover to the UK with 1932 Pictorials 1d, 1937 Coronation 2d & 3d & 1939 Airmail 1/-  tied by three strikes of ‘SAMARAI E.D./2MR40/PAPUA’ cds, cut open & re-sealed with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red, unusually without any ‘PASSED BY CENSOR’ marking, attractive 4 coloured franking, Price $79

PNG1659) Papua 1940 cover to the UK with 1939 Airmail 3d  tied by  ‘SAMARAI E.D./3AP40/PAPUA’ cds, with large boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/……….Asst Censor’ & straight line ‘JAN’ both in violet, but with no ‘SEALED BY CENSOR’ tape, from Bishop H. Newton who was the Bishop of New Guinea 1922 to 1936 and then retired to Dogura, Papua until his death in September 1947, Price $69

PNG1592) New Guinea 1940 Airmail cover to Vic with 1939 Airmails 5d tied by ‘RABAUL/6?NO40/NEW GUINEA’ cds, with “Opened by Censor’ tape in red & boxed ‘PASSED BY/CENSOR/V79_____ marking in violet, Price $49

PNG1599) New Guinea 1940 Airmail cover to Vic with 1939 Airmails 2d & 3d (Cat £36 on cover) tied by ‘WEWAK/9NO40/NEW GUINEA’ cds, with “Opened by Censor’ tape in red &  multiple boxed ‘PASSED BY/CENSOR/122_____ markings in violet, ‘SALAMAUA’ backstamp, Price $59

PNG1661) Papua 1940 Airmail cover to the UK with 1939 Airmails 3d pair & 1/- tied by ‘SAMARAI ED/28 OC 40/PAPUA’ cds, with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red and diamond shaped ‘1/3/NOT/OPENED BY/ CENSOR/1’ marking overstruck by diamond shaped ‘1/3/PASSED BY CENSOR/1’ marking, both in violet, unusual combination, Price $99

PNG1687) Papua 1940 Airmail cover to NSW with 1932 Pictorials 4d tied by faint ‘PORT MORESBY/11MY40/PAPUA’ cds, with straight line ‘NO 11  SQUADRON RAAF/PORT MORESBY PAPUA’ marking in violet, small tape adhesion, flap damage due to careless opening, Price $69

PNG1641) Papua 1940 cover to the UK with 1932 Pictorials 3d & 1930 3d Air overprint tied by ‘BUNA BAY/1 JUL 40/PAPUA’ cds, with large, lightly struck boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR’ and additional straight line ‘JAN’ which has been applied by the censor, both in violet, Price $69

PNG1644) Papua 1940 Airmail cover to the UK with 1939 Airmails 3d x 2 & 1/- (some perf toning) tied by ‘IOMA P.O./12 MR 40/PAPUA’ cds with partly struck boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/NG’ applied at Port Moresby, not opened by censor, back stamped ‘HIGH WYCOMBE’ Price $69

PNG1645) Papua 1940 Airmail cover to the UK with 1939 Airmails 5d & 8d & 1937 Coronation 2d & 3d, tied by ‘IOMA P.O./15 AP 40/PAPUA’ cds, with typed ‘(sent overland from Mamba Nth to IOMA thence by plane to PM)’ in red, partly struck boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/NG’ applied at Port Moresby, not opened by censor, Price $69

PNG1533) New Guinea 1940 Airmail cover to Qld with 1939 Airmails 5d  tied by ‘LAE/27JL40/NEW GUINEA’ cds with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red and boxed ‘Passed by Censor/TNG No 2’ in violet, Price $59

PNG1534) New Guinea 1940 re-directed Airmail cover to Switzerland with 1939 Airmails 3d tied by indistinct ‘MANUS?/NEW GUINEA’ cds with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red and boxed ‘Passed by Censor/TNG No 2’ in violet, ‘BUBIKON/(ZURICH)’ arrival stamp on front, two filing holes at base, Price $59

PNG1593) New Guinea 1941 Airmail cover to Qld with 1932-34 Undated birds 2d & 3d tied by ‘KIETA/28MAR41 /NEW GUINEA’ cds, with diamond shaped ‘1/NOT OPENED/ BY/CENSOR 17’ marking in violet, flap damage due to careless opening, Price $49

PNG1595) New Guinea 1941 Airmail cover to Qld with 1932-34 Undated birds 5d tied by ‘SALAMAUA/31JUL41 /NEW GUINEA’ cds, with diamond shaped ‘1/PASSED/ BY/CENSOR 22’, in violet, Price $49

PNG1600) New Guinea 1941? Airmail cover to Vic with 1932-34 Undated birds 5d tied by ‘KAVIENG/24MAY41?/NEW GUINEA’ cds, with ‘3 Opened by Censor’ tape in red & diamond shaped ‘3/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/198’ marking in violet, central filing fold, Price $49

PNG1643) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to NSW with 1939 5d Airmail tied by ‘KOKODA/28 NOV 41/PAPUA’ with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red, & unboxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/S 149’ in violet, flap damaged, central vertical filing fold, Price $49

PNG1664) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to Qld with 1932 Pictorials 4d (perf toning), paying the Forces concession rate of 1d postage &  3d for Airmail, tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/8AU41/PAPUA’ cds, with boxed ‘PASSED BY/UNIT CENSOR’ censor marking, also with boxed ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ both in violet, ‘DECEPTION BAY’ backstamp, Price $69

PNG1665) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to Qld with 1932 Pictorials 4d (slight perf toning), paying the Forces concession rate of 1d postage & 3d for Airmail, tied by indistinct ‘PORT MORESBY/????41/PAPUA’ cds, with boxed ‘PASSED BY/UNIT CENSOR’ censor marking, also with boxed ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ both in violet, flap damage due to careless opening, Price $59

PNG1666) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to NSW with 1932 Pictorials 4d (perf toning), paying the Forces concession rate of 1d postage & 3d for Airmail, tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/25JE41/PAPUA’ cds, with boxed ‘PASSED BY/UNIT CENSOR’ censor marking, also with boxed ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ both in violet, Price $69

PNG1668) Papua 1941 Airmail triple weight cover to Qld with 1932 Pictorials 4d x 3 (some perf toning), paying triple Forces concession rate of 1d for postage & & 3d for Airmail, tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/31OC41/PAPUA’ cds, with boxed ‘PASSED BY/UNIT CENSOR’ censor marking, also with boxed ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ both in violet, faults at back due to careless opening, Price $79

PNG1669) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to Qld with 1932 Pictorials 4d, paying the Forces concession rate of 1d postage & 3d for Airmail, tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/12JA41/PAPUA’ cds, with boxed ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ large AIR MAIL handstamp, both in violet, with no censorship markings, some spotting, Price $59

PNG1670) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to Qld with 1932 Pictorials 4d, paying the Forces concession rate of 1d postage & 3d for Airmail, tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/8MR41/PAPUA’ cds, with boxed faint ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ & diamond ‘1/NOT/OPENED BY/CENSOR/17’ censor marking applied in Brisbane, Price $69

PNG1671) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to Qld with 1932 Pictorials 4d, paying the Forces concession rate of 1d postage & 3d for Airmail, tied by faint ‘PORT MORESBY/29MR41?/PAPUA’ cds, with boxed faint ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ & diamond ‘1/3/PASSED BY/CENSOR/2’ censor marking, missing flap, Price $59

PNG1805) Papua 1941 two covers relating to Miss Mary Abel at Kwato Mission, both addressed to her parents The Rev & Mrs A. E. Abel in the UK, the first with 5d Airmail and Censor tape in red and diamond shaped ‘1/3/PASSED BY/ CENSOR/1’ marking, the second with 2d Airmail and large boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/……….Asst Censor’ in violet, In 1891, Rev Charles Abel and his wife commenced a mission on the island, which developed into a non-hierarchical church, and self-supporting mission, teaching boat-building, agriculture and management skills, an interesting pair of covers, Price $149

PNG1673) Papua 1941 Airmail Department of Defence cover to NSW with 1939 5d Airmail tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/5AP41/PAPUA’ cds, with multiple AIR MAIL hand stamps & unboxed ‘FRT H.Q./PORT MORESBY/PAPUA’ marking in violet, appears to be uncensored Military mail posted through the Civilian PO at Port Moresby, unusual. Price $79

PNG1674) Papua 1941 Commonwealth of Australia cover to Vic with 1939 5d Airmail tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/18JY41/PAPUA’ cds, with unboxed ‘H.Q.8 M.D./PORT MORESBY/PAPUA’ marking & AIR MAIL hand stamp in violet, appears to be uncensored Military mail posted through the Civilian PO at Port Moresby, central filing fold, Price $79

PNG1675) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to Tas with 1939 Airmails 2d pair tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/11OC41/PAPUA’ cds, with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red and diamond shaped ‘6/PASSED BY/ CENSOR/2’ in red & very faint boxed ‘NAVAL SERVICE’ in violet, some damage due to careless opening, Price $69

PNG1678) Papua 1941? Airmail triple weight cover to South Africa with 1932 Pictorials 4d x 3 (some minor soiling) & 1939 Airmails 2d, overpaying? triple Forces concession rate of 1d for postage & & 3d for Airmail, tied by indistinct ‘PORT MORESBY’ cds, with straight line ‘RAAF CONCESSION RATES’ & oval ‘RAAF CENSOR/142’ both in violet, attractive cover $79

PNG1680) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to Vic with 1932 Pictorials 1d & 3d tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/8AU41/PAPUA’ cds, with AIR MAIL handstamp & straight line ‘RAAF CONCESSION RATES’ & oval ‘RAAF CENSOR/142’ all in violet, $69

PNG1681) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to NSW with 1932 Pictorials 2d x 2 (some toning) tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/10OC41/PAPUA’ cds, with straight line ‘RAAF CONCESSION RATES’, & oval ‘RAAF CENSOR’ both partially obscured by ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red & diamond shaped ‘2?/PASSED BY CENSOR/1268’ $69

PNG1682) Papua 1941 Airmail illustrated ‘RAAF STATION’ cover to Tas with 1932 Pictorials 1d x 4 tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/7NO41/PAPUA’ cds, oval ‘RAAF CENSOR/142’ in violet, $69

PNG1684) Papua 1941 bi-coloured Airmail cover to NSW with 1939 Airmails 2d & 3d tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/24JA42/PAPUA’ cds, with straight line ‘RAAF CONCESSION RATES’ & oval ‘RAAF CENSOR/142’ both in violet, attractive cover, flap damage due to careless opening, Price $79
PNG1689) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to NSW with 1932 Pictorials 4d (some toning) tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/27DE41/PAPUA’ cds, with boxed ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ & boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/843’ both in violet, Price $59

PNG1625) Papua 1941 censored Airmail cover to the UK, with 1932 Pictorials 5d, tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/10SP41/PAPUA’ cds, cut open & re-sealed with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red (deeper shade?), also diamond shaped ‘1/3 PASSED /BY/ CENSOR/1’ in violet, possibly opened & passed in Cairns, also with boxed ‘AERIAL SERVICE/COMPLETED SYDNEY’ in violet. Price $69

PNG1627) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to Cairns with 1939 Airmail 5d tied by indistinct ‘PORT MORESBY/???41/PAPUA’ cds, with diamond shaped ‘1/3 PASSED /BY/ CENSOR/1’ in violet, roughly opened & reduced at left, Price $49

PNG1629) Papua 1941 printed matter rate Dr F. J. Williams ‘Esperanto’ cover to Switzerland with 1932 Pictorials 1d tied by light ‘PORT MORESBY/26AU41/PAPUA’ cds, with diamond shaped ‘1/3 PASSED /BY/ CENSOR/1’ in violet, also ‘PRINTED MATTER ONLY’ & ‘ESPERANTO’ & star cachets, both applied in green, unusual & attractive, Price $69

PNG1630) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to Sydney with 1939 Airmail 5d (slight faults) tied by indistinct ‘PORT MORESBY/???41/PAPUA’ cds, with diamond shaped ‘2/ PASSED /BY/ CENSOR/1258’ in violet, paty of flap missing, Price $49

PNG1631) Papua 1941 censored cover to Sydney with 1932 Pictorials ½d x 2 & 1d x 3 (some soiling), tied by indistinct ‘PORT MORESBY’ cds, with red ‘PASSED BY CENSOR’ label & diamond shaped ‘2/ PASSED/BY/CENSOR/782’ censor marking, and very faint straight line ‘RAAF PORT MORESBY PAPUA’ cachet in violet at the base, Price $59

PNG1632) Papua 1941 OHMS Commonwealth of Australia/Department of the Army/49th Battalion cover with 1932 Pictorials ½d & 5d tied by indistinct ‘PORT MORESBY/27DE41?/PAPUA’ cds, with large straight line ‘AIRMAIL’ cachet in violet, appears to have passed uncensored, Price $69

PNG1601) New Guinea 1941 Airmail re-directed cover to NSW with 1939 Airmails 9d tied by indistinct MADANG? Cds dated 29/AU/41, possibly overpaying for a double weight item, censored on arrival in Syndey with ‘2 OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red & diamond shaped ‘2/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/1184’ marking in violet, indistinct backstamp, 9d Cat £90 on cover, price $99

PNG1646) Papua 1941 Airmail cover to NSW with 1932 Pictorials 5d with faintly struck ‘KOKODA/26 ??? 40/PAPUA’ cds in violet , with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red, & unboxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/S 49’ in violet, Price $59

PNG1656) Papua 1941 cover to the UK with 1932 Pictorials 1d pair tied by ‘SAMARAI E.D./3OC41/PAPUA’ cds, with large boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/……….Asst Censor’ in violet, but with no ‘SEALED BY CENSOR’ tape, from Bishop H. Newton who was the Bishop of New Guinea 1922 to 1936 and then retired to Dogura, Papua until his death in September 1947, Price $69

PNG1657) Papua 1941 cover to the UK with 1932 Pictorials 2d tied by two faint strikes of ‘SAMARAI E.D./21?OC41/PAPUA’ cds, with large boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/……….Asst Censor’ in violet, but with no ‘SEALED BY CENSOR’ tape, from Bishop H. Newton who was the Bishop of New Guinea 1922 to 1936 and then retired to Dogura, Papua until his death in September 1947, Price $69

PNG1658) Papua 1941 cover to the UK with 1932 Pictorials 1d tied by ‘SAMARAI E.D./25NO41/PAPUA’ cds, with large boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/……….Asst Censor’ in violet, but with no ‘SEALED BY CENSOR’ tape as the cover was posted unsealed, from the Anglican Mission Dogura, with large fancy return address hand stamp in violet on the reverse, Price $69

PNG1530) New Guinea 1941 Airmail cover to Vic with 1932-34 Undated Birds 5d tied by ‘KAVIENG/20NO41/NEW GUINEA’ cds with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red and boxed ‘Passed by Censor/TNG No 1’ in violet, vertical filing fold, Price $59

PNG1660) Papua 1941 cover to the UK with 1932 Pictorials 1½d pair tied by  ‘SAMARAI E.D./25FE41/PAPUA’ cds, with large boxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/……….Asst Censor’ & straight line ‘JUN’ (instead of ‘JAN’ – stated to be the only example recorded) both in black, but with no ‘SEALED BY CENSOR’ tape, cover damaged at upper left due to careless opening, Price $99

PNG1531) New Guinea 1941? Airmail cover to Vic with 1939 Airmails 5d tied by indistinct ‘LAE/12DE??/NEW GUINEA’ cds with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red and boxed ‘Passed by Censor/TNG No 1’ in violet, 14mm tear at top, Price $59

PNG1211) New Guinea 1941 Official Airmail cover to NSW with 1932-34 Undated Birds 4d Olive overprinted ‘OS’ SG O48, tied by RABAUL/??SEP41/NEW GUINEA’ with two line ‘Department of the Army/Concession Postal Rate’ & boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL/FORCE/PASSED BY CENSOR 570’, both in violet, the 4d ‘OS’ is Cat £280 used on cover, scarce, Price $279

PNG1528) New Guinea 1941 cover to the UK with 1932-34 Undated Birds 2d pair (some perf toning) tied by ‘RABAUL/8-A 22SE41/NEW GUINEA’ with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red and boxed ‘Passed by Censor/TNG No 1’ in violet, Price $59

PNG1607) New Guinea 1942 Airmail cover to Vic endorsed ‘ON ACTIVE SERVICE’ (hinge repair at lower left) with 1939 Airmails 3d tied by faint/indistinct ‘A.I.F. FIELD P.O./3OC42?/No 12’ with triangular ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/No. 1632’ in violet, price $39

PNG1737) Papua 1942 stampless ACF cover to Qld endorsed ‘On Active Service’ & ‘No Stamps Available’ with ‘A.I.F. FIELD P.O./2NO42/No 12’ cds, with ‘Opened by Censor’ tape in blue & large crown circular ‘PASSED/BY/CENSOR/169’ marking in violet, Price $39

PNG1558) New Guinea 1942 2/22 Battalion ‘Lark Force’ Airmail cover to Vic with 1932-34 Undated birds 4d tied by ‘RABAUL/15JAN42/NEW GUINEA’ cds, stated to be the last recorded date that mail left Rabaul prior to the Japenese attack a week later, with boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL/FORCE/PASSED BY CENSOR/331’ in violet, Price $59

PNG1571) New Guinea 1942 NEW GUINEA MISSION ‘From the Bishop of New Guinea’ illustrated cover to NSW with typed ‘NO STAMPS AVAILABLE’ & crisp ‘FIELD P.O./27JY42/0139.’, Opened by Censor tape in blue & Crowned circle ‘PASSED/BY/CENSOR/180’ marking in violet, , appears to be civil mail passed through the Military PO,most attractive cover in unusually fresh condition, Price $99

PNG1574) New Guinea January 1942 Commercial Bank cover with Aust KGVI 2½d Surcharge sent to Rabaul after the Japanese invasion with two strikes of the straight line ‘NOT TRANSMISSABLE/SERVICE SUSPENDED’ marking, also ‘finger ‘ cachet & indistinct ’DEAD LETTER OFFICE?/28FE42/SYDNEY??’ cds, all on front in red, cover unevenly cut open at right, attractive cover, Price $99

PNG1636) Papua 1942 censored cover to the USA with 1932 Pictorials ½d Black & buff Mc Cracken prtg SG 130a & 2d pair, tied by bold ‘PORT MORESBY/6JA42/PAPUA’ cds cancels, with ‘EXAMINED BY 1632’ tape in black, which partially obscures the diamond shaped ‘PASSED /BY/ CENSOR/1’ in violet, scarce ½d franking Cat £200 on cover, Price $199

PNG1637) Papua 1942 censored cover to Sydney with 1932 Pictorials ½d Black & buff Mc Cracken prtg SG 130a & 1939 Airmails 2d & 3d (some lightly toned perfs), tied by faint ‘PORT MORESBY/6FE42/PAPUA’ cds cancels, with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red, & unboxed ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/S 239’ in violet, scarce ½d franking Cat £200 on cover, Price $149

PNG1639) Papua 1942 censored cover to Clifton UK with 1932 Pictorials ½d Black & buff Mc Cracken prtg SG 130a & 2d (toned perfs), tied by ‘SAMARAIED/7FE42/PAPUA’ cds cancels, missent to Clifton Queensland, with straight line ‘MISSENT’ in black on front & reverse, with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red, & diamond shaped ‘(PASSED) BY CENSOR/59’ & ‘1/PASSED BY CENSOR/8’ markings in violet, stated to have been censored at Brisbane, scarce ½d franking Cat £200 on cover, Price $129

PNG1640) Papua 1942 censored cover to Sydney with 1932 Pictorials ½d Black & buff Mc Cracken prtg SG 130a & 2d (toned perfs), tied by ‘ABAU/11MR42/PAPUA’ cds cancels, with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red, & diamond shaped ‘PASSED/ BY/ CENSOR/1184?’ scarce ½d franking Cat £200 on cover, Possibly one of the last covers to pass through the civilian mail system before it closed, Price $129 

PNG1594) New Guinea 1942 long Airmail cover to Qld with 1932-34 Undated birds 2d & 3½d (corner fault) tied by ‘A.I.F. FIELD P.O./????42/No12’ with ‘Opened by Censor.’ Tape in blue, faint indistinct Crowned circle ‘(PASSED BY) CENSOR/176’ & diamond shaped ‘1/PASSED BY CENSOR/21’ markings, both in violet, vertical filing folds, Price $49

PNG1597) New Guinea 1942? long Airmail cover to Qld with 1932-34 Undated birds 5d tied by ‘LAE/2???2/NEW GUINEA’ cds with diamond shaped ‘1/PASSED BY CENSOR/22’ marking in violet, vertical filing bend at left, ‘SALAMAUA’ backstamp, Price $49

PNG1662) Papua 1942 cover to SA with 1932 Pictorials ½d & 1939 Airmails 2d tied by ‘SAMARAI ED/7 FE 42/PAPUA’ cds, unusually with no indication of censorship at all, a very late date to have passed un-censored, unusual, Price $69

PNG1676) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to NSW with 1932 Pictorials ½d pair & 1939 Airmails 3d tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/24JA42/PAPUA’ cds, light boxed ‘NAVAL SERVICE’ in violet, no indication of censorship, filing folds, Price $69

PNG1677) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to Tas with 1939 Airmails 2d pair tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/24JA42/PAPUA’ cds, boxed ‘NAVAL SERVICE’ in violet, no indication of censorship, some tape adhesions, Price $69

PNG1685) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to Qld with 1932 Pictorials 9d tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/31JA42/PAPUA’ cds, with straight line ‘RAAF CONCESSION RATES’, & oval ‘RAAF CENSOR 142’ also ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red & diamond shaped ‘PASSED BY CENSOR/33’ in violet, some flap damage due to careless opening, 9d franking Cat £96 on cover, Price $109

PNG1688) Papua 1942 re-usable long opened out Airmail OHMS cover to NSW with 1932 Pictorials ½d Black & buff Mc Cracken prtg SG 130a & 5d tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/9JA42/PAPUA’ cds, with straight line underlined ‘RAAF PORT MORESBY PAPUA’ mark & ‘BY AIR MAIL’ handstamp, both in violet, no indication of censorship, three vertical filing folds, scarce ½d franking Cat £200 on cover, Price $199
PNG1691) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to SA with 1932 Pictorials 4d (slight soiling) tied by ‘FIELD POST OFFICE/18?FE42/020’ cds, with boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/514’ in violet, all Civilian PO’s closed on 23/1/42, approx. three weeks prior to this cover being sent, Price $69

PNG1690) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to Vic with 1932 Pictorials 2d pair (some toning) tied by ‘PORT MORESBY/11FE42/PAPUA’ cds, with boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/824’ in violet, no Concession marking, appears to be late usage of Civilian PO, some flap damage due to careless opening, Price $59

PNG1692) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to NSW with 1932 Pictorials 2d pair (slight soiling) tied by ‘FIELD POST OFFICE/23JA42/020’ cds, the last official day of operation for Civilian PO’s, with boxed ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ & boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/843’ both in violet, backstamped ‘POSTED ON TRAIN/815P 26JA42/LFO SYDNEY’, Price $69

PNG1693) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to Qld with 1932 Pictorials 5d (slight toning) tied by indistinct ‘ARMY POST OFFICE/12MA?42/05(8)’ cds, this cds is stated to have only been in use from mid March to early May 1942, with boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/2000’ in violet, Price $79

PNG1694) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to NSW with 1932 Pictorials 4d (some soiling) tied by ‘FIELD POST OFFICE/6FE42/020’ cds, with boxed ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ & boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/354’ both in violet, Price $59

PNG1695) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to Qld with 1939 Airmails 2d pair (slight toning) tied by ‘FIELD POST OFFICE/13FE42/020’ cds, with boxed ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ & boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/902’ both in violet, Price $59

PNG1698) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to Vic with 1932 Pictorials 1d (torn) & 1939 Airmails 3d (some toning) tied by ‘FIELD POST OFFICE/18FE42/020’ cds, with ‘Opened by Censor’ tape in red & with boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/36’, also censored again in Melbourne with diamond shaped ‘?/PASSED BY CENSOR/299’ mark in violet, Price $69

PNG1699) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to Vic with 1932 Pictorials 4d (some toning) tied by ‘FIELD POST OFFICE/19?FE42/020’ cds, with ‘Opened by Censor’ tape in red & with boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/914’, also censored again in Melbourne with diamond shaped ‘3/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/196’ mark in violet, Price $69

PNG1700) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to Vic with 1932 Pictorials 4d (slight toning) tied by ‘FIELD POST OFFICE/7MR42/020’ cds, with boxed ‘DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY/Concession Postal Rate’ & boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/717’ both in violet, vertical filing fold, Price $59

PNG1701) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to NSW with 1932 Pictorials 1d (damaged) & 3d tied by two strikes of ‘ARMY POST OFFICE/29MR42/058’ cds, this cds is stated to have only been in use from mid March to early May 1942, with ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red & boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/31’, censored again in Sydney with diamond shaped ‘2/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/1238’ both in violet, Price $89

PNG1702) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to Vic with 1939 Airmails 2d pair tied by ‘ARMY POST OFFICE/1AP42/058’ cds, this cds is stated to have only been in use from mid March to early May 1942, with Censor tape remnants at left, boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/902’, censored again in Melbourne with diamond shaped ‘3?/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/(?)74’ partly obscured by tape, both in violet, some damage to back from tape, Price $79

PNG1704) Papua 1942 Airmail cover to NSW with 1932 Pictorials 1/3d appearing to overpay the Airmail concession rate, tied by faint strike of ‘A.I.F. FIELD P.O./9OC42/27.’, with ‘AUSTRALIAN/IMPERIAL FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/834’ mark in violet, flap torn & light vertical filing fold1/3d Cat £112 on cover, Price $99

PNG1705) Papua 1942 Active Service ‘Privilege’ envelope to NSW with 1932 Pictorials 4d, tied by faint strike of ‘A.I.F. FIELD P.O./2OC42/27.’, with ‘AUSTRALIAN/IMPERIAL FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/999’ mark in violet,  tear at base due to careless opening, Price $59

PNG1706) Papua 1942 ACF/YMCA Airmail cover to NSW with Australian KGVI 1½d Green x 4, tied by two strikes of ‘A.I.F. FIELD P.O./21OC42/27.’ In use in Port Moresby from Feb 1942 to March 1945, with ‘AUSTRALIAN/IMPERIAL FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/987’ mark in violet, Price $49

PNG1605) New Guinea 1944 cover to the USA with 1932-34 Undated birds 1½d & 2½d tied by two strikes of ‘ARMY F.P.O./21FE44/0112’ (possibly in use at Sogeri at this point) with boxed ‘AUSTRALIAN/IMPERIAL FORCES/647’ marking in violet, ‘2 OPENED BY CENSOR’ tape in red & diamond shaped ‘2/PASSED/BY/CENSOR/1799’ marking also in violet, very late usage of New Guinea stamps, most attractive cover, Cat £102, Price $119

PNG1606) New Guinea 1945 Airmail cover to NSW endorsed ‘ON ACTIVE SERVICE’ with 1931 Dated birds 4d tied by ‘AIR FORCE POST OFFICE/6MR45/No 251’ cds, with oval ‘R.A.A.F. CENSOE/67B’ marking in violet, extremely late usage of New Guinea stamps, particularly a 1931 issue! Cat £72 on cover, Price $79

DB527) New Guinea 1948 Official mail. Small re-addressed envelope to USA bearing undated Birds 1d, 1.5d 7 5d Ovpt. OS. Stamps on cover cat. A minimum of £560. Price under a half $465

BC991) Papua New Guinea – Relief postmarks: ‘RELIEF No 4/5 JY 67/PAPUA-N.G’ used at Malalaua on registered cover with 25c Beetle & Malalaua reg. label, also ‘RELIEF No 3/5FE69/PAPUA-N.G’ used at Didibuna on registered cover with 5c Frog + 7c & 20c Shells, Didibuna reg label, attractive pair of covers, Price $49
 
MPNG161) Papua New Guinea 1977 Stamp Sets MUH blocks of 4, Price $49.50
 
MPNG166) Papua New Guinea 1978 Stamp Sets MUH blocks of 4, Price $27
 
MPNG173) Papua New Guinea 1979 Stamp Sets MUH blocks of 4, Price $42

MPNG220) Papua New Guinea 1969-79 Stamp Sets MUH Price $62.80
 
MPNG181) Papua New Guinea 1980 Stamp Sets MUH blocks of 4, pair, Price $ 37.50
 
MPNG221) Papua New Guinea 1980-1989 Stamp Sets MUH Price $58.25

MPNG186) Papua New Guinea 1981 Stamp Sets MUH blocks of 4, Price $28.05

MPNG237) Papua New Guinea 1990-91 Stamp Sets MUH Price $46.85
 
MPNG222 Papua New Guniea 1990-1999 Stamp Sets MUH Price $297

PNG138) Papua New Guinea 1995 21t Thick Overprint on 90t (small t) 1 Kapul reprint in 4 corner blocks of 4 from each corner of the sheet. July 1993 Imprint. Very rare! Price $2650

PNG139) Papua New Guinea 1995 21t Thin Overprint on 90t (small t) 1 Kapul reprint in 4 corner blocks of 4 from each corner of the sheet. July 1993 Imprint. Scarce! Price $450

MPNG219) Papua New Guinea 2000-2002 Stamp Sets MUH Price $42.35

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