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PAPUA - Aerophilately & Flight Covers continued...

PAPUA - Aerophilately & Flight Covers continued...
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
921 C image1928 (Nov. 21) Port Moresby - USA Internal Airmail combination franking (AAMC.P1a) on registered cover to East Orange, NJ with Lakatois ½d (14) & 2d pair tied 'PORT MORESBY/PAPUA' datestamps, red/white registration label, cover carried by ship to Australia and then to the west coast of America, 5c Beacon Airmail tied by 'SAN FRANCISCO/JAN20/CALIF/1929' transit to the reverse paying the domestic airmail fee, fine condition, Cat. $800. Only 15 examples of Papua/USA combination frankings are known.Provenance: Tom Frommer

Estimate AU$500-600
Min. Bid. AU$380

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
922 C image1929 (May 9) Port Moresby - Salamaua - Lae - Wau (AAMC.P17) flown cover, endorsed "PER MORLAE AIRLINE/PORT MORESBY & LAE" with Lakatois 1½d (2) cancelled in large manuscript "9.5.29", carried by Ray Parer in a DH-9, fine condition.The only known cover carried on the flight, Cat. $2000. Ex Billy Houston & Roger Lee. [This Bank of New South Wales envelope is an early example of mail addressed to well-known Swiss businessman John P Spychiger, c/- Burns Philp.]Provenance: Billy Houston, Roger Lee, Tom Frommer

Estimate AU$1,250-1,500
Min. Bid. AU$1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
923 C image21 July 1930 (AAMC.P20) Port Moresby - Salamaua cover, flown and signed by Ray Parer for Morlae Airlines Ltd. Cat.$325.

Estimate AU$200-250
Min. Bid. AU$150

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
924 C image1930-37 group comprising 1930 (Aug.18) Wau-Rabaul (AAMC.P21) with Guinea Airways circular cachet, Cat.$350; 1935 (Aug.30) Port Moresby-Ioma (AAMC.P96) signed by pilot Orme Denny, Cat.$200; 1937 (Jan.4) Sydney-New Guinea return flight cover (light stain) flown by pilot R.O. Mant for Mandated Airways in a DH84 Dragon, returned to Australia by sea and cancelled on arrival with BRISBANE '27JAN/1937' paquebot cancel, Cat.$800; total Cat $1350. (3 covers)

Get Market Data for [Papua New Guinea Collection]

Estimate AU$500-750
Min. Bid. AU$400

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
925 C image14 March 1931 (AAMC.P29) Port Moresby-Salamaua flown cover carried by Guinea Airways, adhesives tied by weak strikes of PORT MORESBY datestamp, Powell Type 106 POST OFFICE/SALAMOA arrival datestamp on face. Only 4 covers recorded, Cat. $1200.

Estimate AU$600-800
Min. Bid. AU$480

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
926 C imageA lovely group of flown covers, mainly signed: 2 April 1934 (AAMC.P69a) Port Moresby - Australia, flown & signed by Sidney Marshall; 1 Sept.1935 (AAMC.P90a) Daru - Port Moresby - Darwin, flown & signed by Squadron Leader O. Hempel; 27 Nov.1935 (AAMC.P94) Port Moresby - Oroville Police Camp - Daru, flown cover; and, 20 Jan.1938 (AAMC.P124) Sydney - Port Moresby cover, flown & signed by Barbara Hitchins and her passenger, C.R. Roberts. (4 covers). Cat.$2250.

Get Market Data for [Papua New Guinea Collection]

Estimate AU$600-800
Min. Bid. AU$460

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
927 C image1 Oct.1934 (AAMC.P73) Sydney - Port Moresby flown cover, signed by the pilot, Sidney Marshall in his Westland Widgeon III. [Only 5 covers flown]. Cat.$600.

Estimate AU$400-500
Min. Bid. AU$340

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
928 C image5-9 Nov.1935 (AAMC.P93) Port Moresby - Oroville Police Camp cover, flown and signed by Stuart Campbell in a Short Scoin Seaplane; also signed and dated on reverse by Cecil Cowley, the O.I.C. [89 flown]. Cat.$300.

Estimate AU$200-250
Min. Bid. AU$150

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
929 C image5 Nov.- 1 Dec.1935 (AAMC.P94) Port Moresby - Oroville Police Camp - Daru cover, flown and signed by Stuart Campbell in a Short Scoin Seaplane; also signed and dated on reverse by Cecil Cowley, the O.I.C. DARU arrival cds on front. [Only 12 flown]. Cat.$700.

Estimate AU$400-500
Min. Bid. AU$340

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
930 C image17 Mar.1936 (AAMC.P97) cover flown Port Moresby - Daru on Second Archbold Expedition per flying boat "Kono", signed by pilot R. Archbold, Daru arrival 18.3.36 backstamp. [12 flown].The objectives of the expedition were to explore the Fly River and to collect botanical specimens.

Estimate AU$500-750
Min. Bid. AU$400

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
931 C image31 Oct.1937 (AAMC.P121) Lake Kutubu - Port Moresby, cover flown for Guinea Airways and signed by pilot, A.A Koch, endorsed by officer-in-charge 'Ivan Champion'. [17 flown].This flight was intended to depart on October 11 (see P117) but was delayed by engine trouble until the 31st; the few covers carried being postmarked on arrival.

Estimate AU$500-600
Min. Bid. AU$380

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
932 C image 2 Apr.1945 (AAMC.P160) Sydney - Lae cover flown by Qantas on re-opening of service, with black/green vignette & signed by Capts. Deignan & Jacobson.

Estimate AU$200-250
Min. Bid. AU$150

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM

PAPUA - Postal History

PAPUA - Postal History
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
933 C image1909 (Dec.6) use of PPC headed "Ubuia/Dec 6th 1909" (Ubuia Island, Milne Bay Province) with Small 'PAPUA' 1d Lakatoi tied by Samaria datestamp addressed to Sydney, NSW; coloured view side shows assembly of tribal dancers titled "Gruss aus dem Bismarck-Archipel" (Greetings from the  Bismarck Archipelago) and "Tanzergruppe (dance group) in Bo - Neu-Mecklenburg O.K. "; corner crease & some edge blemishes, quite fine overall.  Most attractive.

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Estimate AU$100-150
Min. Bid. AU$50

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
934 C image1911 (Apr.27) large (355x250mm) OHMS registered cover to San Francisco with attractive franking comprising Large 'PAPUA' 6d & 1/-, Small 'PAPUA' 4d  and 1d Monocolour all tied or cancelled by well struck PORT MORESBY '27APR11' datestamps, on reverse REGISTERED/BRISBANE transit datestamps, SAN FRANCISCO 'MAY/30' & SAN FRANCISCO STN 'MAY/31' arrival datestamps on face, cover with edge blemishes as to be expected, fine condition overall.

Estimate AU$300-400
Min. Bid. AU$240

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
935 C image1921 (Aug.16) Department of Treasury registered cover (275x120mm) to Hawthorn (Vic) with ½d pair, 2d (2) & 4d cancelled PORT MORESBY '16AU21', black/red registration label, Territory of Papua address label, on reverse Melbourne transit and Hawthorn arrival datestamps, TREASURY/TERRITORY OF PAPUA' wax seals largely intact.

Estimate AU$300-400
Min. Bid. AU$240

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
936 C image1932 (Mar.15) registered cover to England with Bicolours 2d pair and single tied by Lee Type 77 BUNA BAY datestamps, scarce BUNA red/black registration label, Sydney transit backstamp. 

Estimate AU$180-200
Min. Bid. AU$140

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
937 C imageAIRMAILS: June 1932 usage of 6d Air Mail opt on cover from SAMARAI to GERMANY; carried by ship to Australia (Brisbane b/s), domestic airmail to PERTH; ship to Europe, then by German airmail to BERLIN (b/s) with LUFTPOST cachet in red; also, Oct.1938 usage of 1/- British Possession (SG.162) on commercial cover from Port Moresby (Island Exploration Co.) to Batavia, D.E.I. (2 covers).

Get Market Data for [Papua New Guinea 162]

Estimate AU$250-300
Min. Bid. AU$200

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
938 C image1939-42 civil censor covers earliest 1939 (Sept. 6) registered to Col The Hon M Bowes-Lyon (Queen Mother's brother) with Lee Type C6 boxed censor handstamp, three other 1939-40 covers (two registered) all with type C6 boxed censor handstamps (two showing deterioration to the handstamp, with 'PASSED' partially worn away), all with printed initials "NR" separately handstamped within, 1941 cover to with Lee type C7 handstamp and 1942 military censor unstamped cover with blue/white censor label & 'FIELD P.O./0139' and '(crown)PASSED/BY/CENSOR/180' handstamp; also New Guinea 1941 cover to England with 9d Bulolo pair, censored in Rabaul with boxed 'Passed by Censor' handstamp & red/white censor tape. (7 covers)

Estimate AU$300-400
Min. Bid. AU$240

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM
939 C image1940 (July 28) commercial cover from Australian Petroleum Company sent surface mail to Oklahoma with 3d Dandy tied by PORT MORESBY '28JL40' datestamp, 'OPENED BY CENSOR' rouletted red/white censor label folder over at left (Lee type C5), trivial toning.  

Estimate AU$150-200
Min. Bid. AU$120

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

PAPUA NEW GUINEA
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description Estimate and Min. Bid in AU$'s
940 nh og O C image1952-1990s accumulation crammed into binder with 1952 Pictorial set to £1 MUH & used, 10/- Rabaul & £1 QEII MUH & used, 1964 Birds & 1968 Shells in MUH blocks of 4, many other MUH sets some in blocks of 4, plus surcharges, M/Ss and FDCs; also noted 1994 Departure Tax 15k on 7t Kingfisher; generally fine and inspection should delight. (many 100s)

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Estimate AU$250-300
Min. Bid. AU$200

CLOSED
Closing..Aug-22, 10:00 PM

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