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Stamp auction - 8 March 2012 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 8 March 2012. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 141 - New Guinea
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1426    M
1915 Officials (OS) 1d on 3pf brown & 1d on 5pf green, fine M, SG.012/02, scarce. (2) Cat. £113 £30 to 40 £30.00
1427
 M
1915-16 KGV Heads ½d, 1d (2) shades, 4d & 5d, Roo's - 2½d, 9d & 10s all fresh M, from SG.65/84. (8) Cat. £210 £60 to 70 £68.00
1428    M
1915-16 Roo's 2d, 6d, 9d, 1s & 5s fresh M, from SG.86/92. (5) Cat. £130 £40 to 55 £62.00
1429    M
1918 1d on 1s green 'Roo' fresh M, SG.101, also 1916 2s Roo Wmk Inverted, fine M, SG.97w. (2) Cat. £130 £35 to 40 £38.00
1430
 M
1919 Roo's 2d to 1s, 5s & 10s, fresh M, from SG.106/117. (8) Cat. £290 £90 to 120 £115.00
1431
 UM
1925 2d, 3d, 6d, 9d & 1s vals each UM imprint blocks of twelve (being the bottom two rows of the sheet), SG.127/8, 130a & 132, some gum faults incl. toning/bends etc. Cat. £534 £100 to 130 £120.00
1432
 M
1925 Native Village defin set to 10s M incl. the three 6d shades (1d creased), SG.125/135. (14) Cat. £290 £80 to 100 £96.00
1433    M
1925 Short set of 11 to 1s M incl. all three shades of 6d value (9d thinned) from SG.125/132 plus 1931 Air, Tenth Anniv Australian Admin Short set to 5s M, SG.163/174. (23) Cat. £200 £50 to 65 N/S
1434    M
1925-31 Official set, fine M, SG.022/30 (9) Cat. £60 £20 to 25 N/S
1435
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928 Unofficial Wau-Lae flight by Guinea Airways, env. to Health Department, Salamoa, franked 3d Native Village with typed 'BY AIR' ovpt & tied c.d.s. Obverse also bears 'Guinea Airways Ltd/WAU 2 line hand stamp & signature of Cross the pilot. £200 to 250 £420.00
1436
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928 Unofficial Wau-Lae flight by Guinea Airways crewed by A.S Cross & W. Gardner, env. to Lae franked pair 4d Native Village with typed 'BY AIR' ovpt, tied by c.d.s. Obverse also bears 2 line 'Guinea Airways Ltd/WAU' hand stamp, signed Gardner. Fully written up & illustrated, ten letters carried. £250 to 300 £420.00
1437
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928 Unofficial Wau-Lae flight by Guinea Airways, env. to Salamo franked 3d Native Village with typed 'BY AIR' ovpt & slightly tied by 'Guinea Airways Ltd/WAU' 2 line hand stamp. Signed by pilot Cross, VF, ten letters carried. £200 to 250 £420.00
1438    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Wau-Rabaul flight by Guinea Airways, env. to Sutton Coldfield, franked 1½d, tied d/stamp. Obverse also bears 'Guinea Airways Ltd' c.d.s. £30 to 40 £52.00
1439
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 2nd Rabaul-UK flight by National Airways-QUANTAS & Imperial Airways, registered env. to Cranleigh, franked 2½d NW Pacific Islands + ½d, 2d, 9d & 1s Native Village, tied c.d.s. Obverse Sydney transit c.d.s. £60 to 80 £115.00
1440    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 5d & 5s Mandate Airs on two Wau-Salamaua flight covers cancelled c.d.s, latter item reg. both addressed to UK. (2) £35 to 50 £58.00
1441
 M
1931 Air set to 10s, fine M, SG.137/148. (13) Cat. £128 £40 to 55 £58.00
1442
 M
1931 Air set, fine M, SG.137/149. (13) Cat. £250 £100 to 120 £75.00
1443
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Australian National Airways Xmas flight to UK, New Guinea acceptance registered env. with Native Village issues & others to 9d (7 vals), written up selection together with Kingsford Smiths rescue at Alor Star (signed by him) & return cover with 2s Air (SG.146). (3) £100 to 120 £210.00
1444    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Mandate Airs ½d-1s (no 5d), tied Rabaul on registered Smye env. to UK. £60 to 80 N/S
1445
 M
1931 Officials set excl. 5d value, fine M, from SG.031/041. (10) Cat. £225 £70 to 85 £70.00
1446    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 'Puss in Boots' Rabaul-Bulimbo by Capt. Moody, env. to Perth, franked 3d Native Village Airmail, tied Bulimbo d/stamp, stated small quantity flown. £30 to 40 £180.00
1447    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Registered Smye env. to UK, franked Native Village ½d, 2d & 4d ovpts 'Air Mail' tied Rabaul d/stamp. £30 to 40 N/S
1448
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Wau-Jamaica registered env. franked NW Pacific Islands ½d, 2d, 4d, Native Village airmails ½d-1½d, 4d + 6d, 2nd issue 3d Air & US 10c Air. Air-sea-air routes fully written up album page. £100 to 120 £220.00
1449
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 1st Official flight Salamaua-Port Moresby by Guinea Airways, two reg. envelopes to Perth & Port Moresby, franked 6d Native Village & 6d Mandate Airs, both bear red boxed flight cachets. (2) £50 to 75 £74.00
1450
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 Madang-Wau & Wau Salamaua flights, franked dated & undated Paradise Birds incl. latter 2s & 5s on reg. (4) £80 to 100 £130.00
1451
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 Opening of Post Offices at Lae & Bulolo 1st flight cover, franked 3d & John Ash 1d imprint block of Mandate Airs, both bear appropriate red boxed flight cachets, 25 carried. (2) £50 to 75 £135.00
1452
 M
1932 Re-drawn Official set, fine M (5s creased), SG.042/54. (13) Cat. £250 £65 to 80 N/S
1453
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 Registered env. to Bristol franked Mandate Anniv £1 Air, tied by Wau d/stamp, reverse Sydney transit c.d.s, fine. £120 to 150 £135.00
1454
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 Registered env. to Bristol, franked 10s Mandate Anniv Air, tied Wau d/stamp, fine. £60 to 80 £125.00
1455    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 1st Air-sea-air mail service Australia-New Guinea registered env. from Perth via Adelaide & Sydney to Brisbane, thence m.v 'Macdui' to Port Moresby, thereafter flown by Orme Denny to Salamaua. Pilot signed, franked 2d + 6d Kingsford Smith + Papua 3d Air, cachetted. £25 to 30 £54.00
1456
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Interesting selection of mail from Goldfield landing strips at Ramu, Purari River & Bena Bena with Bird of Paradise Airmail frankings. Pilot signed John Jukes or Ray Parer. Stated no more than 8 to 12 letters carried on each. (4) £120 to 150 £540.00
1457    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Salamaua-Port Moresby flight. Env. to Sydney franked pair 2d Airs, tied Bulolo d/stamp. £20 to 30 N/S
1458
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Selection of Goldfield landing strip 1st flights to & from Whagi; Mount Hagan & Mogai, flown by J.Grabowsky or C.R Gurney, envelopes franked 2d internal, 3d for Sydney, Bird of Paradise Airs & pen cancelled date or signature, all pilot signed. £200 to 250 £640.00
1459    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 Experimental flight. Env. to Rabaul franked Australia 2d + 6d Kingsford Smith, tied Sydney d/stamp. Obverse also bears Salamaua transit c.d.s & flight cachet. On reverse, LAE transit c.d.s + return flight cachet. (2) £20 to 30 N/S
1460    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 'Faith in Australia' flight. Env. to Concord West, NSW franked 1925 ½d + 1d & 1931 1d + 3d Airs, tied Lae d/stamp. Obverse bears '1st Official Mail Flight' cachet. On reverse, Sydney transit c.d.s. £30 to 40 N/S
1461    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 'Faith in Australia' flight. Registered card Melbourne-Lae-Melbourne franked 2d + 3d. Victoria centenary + 6d. Roo & New Guinea 5d + Air 6d. Obverse bears flight cachet, use made of earlier Richmond, NSW - New Plymouth, NZ card. To & fro flight cachets back & front. £20 to 30 £20.00
1462    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 'Faith in Australia' flight. Registered card Cairns-Lae-Cairns, franked Australia 2d Victoria centenary + 6d Air & New Guinea 2d + 3d (2). Obverse bears circular & octagonal flight cachets. £20 to 30 £20.00
1463    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 'Faith in Australia' flight. Env. to UK franked 6d + 1d Air (pair), tied Rabaul d/stamp. On obverse Lae, on rev. Sydney transit c.d.s. VF, piloted by C.J.P Ulm. £20 to 30 N/S
1464    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 'Faith in Australia' flight. Env. Sydney-Lae-Stanmore, NSW, franked Australia 2d Victoria centenary + 6d Air & New Guinea 2d + 3d (2) Obverse bears circular & octagonal flight cachets. £20 to 30 N/S
1465
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 'Faith in Australia' flight to & from New Guinea. Selection of mixed multi-franked cachetted covers incl. 3 registered. (6) £80 to 120 £105.00
1466    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 'Faith in Australia' flight. Official env. to UK franked Australia 3d + 6d 'OS' overprinted Air cancelled Melbourne & New Guinea 2d + 6d Airs, tied Lae d/stamp. Obverse also bears circular & octagonal 'there & back' flight cachets. On reverse, Sydney transit c.d.s. £35 to 50 N/S
1467    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 'Faith in Australia' flight. Registered card Brisbane-Lae-Brisbane, franked Australia 2d + 3d. Victoria centenary + 6d. Kookaburra & New Guinea 5d & Air 6d. £20 to 30 £20.00
1468
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 Flown cover Wau-Australia carried by Sydney Marshall going on leave in his £100 plane bought for the occasion. Franked ½d + 3d Airs, tied by typewritten 'From Lae Per Widgeon VH-UGI/Pilot . . . (signature)' A Guinea Airways printed env. back stamped Concord West, NSW arrival c.d.s. Only 3 or 4 letters from New Guinea carried. £60 to 80 £130.00
1469
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935-36 selection of flown covers from Wau-South Australia; to Madang, Wewak-Salamaua, carried by Ray Parer or Orme Denny. Various frankings. (3) £60 to 80 £140.00
1470
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 Guinea Airways Lockheed 'Electra' 1st flight Wau to Melbourne, env. franked 1d (2) undated Paradise Bird Airmails, tied Wau d/stamp & addressed to Castlemaine, Victoria. Reverse, Melbourne transit c.d.s, 70 covers flown from Port Moresby - this the only cover recorded from Wau. £60 to 80 £86.00
1472    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 Mandated Air Lines Salamaua-Sydney flight by Mant & Allen. Envelope (+ original letter) franked ½d, 2½d & 5d Paradise Airs. £25 to 30 £165.00
1473    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937-40 selection of flown covers incl. Volcano emergency; Wombera-Wewaki; Rabaul-Salamaua; W.R Carpenter & Co. contract etc. 1st flights, also 'Carinthia' Air crash env. Various frankings & cancels, mostly fine to VF. (10) £80 to 100 £340.00
1474    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 Airmail issue complete ½d-6d + additional 6d (9 vals), split on two FDC's to UK, cancelled Rabaul, SG.212/219. (2) £45 to 60 N/S
1475    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941-53 selection of flown covers incl. 1941 RAAF night flight Rabaul-Sydney, 1942 last flight out of Rabaul, 1942 Suspended Service, 1944 US Forces Mail & later post-war inaugurations, several pilot signed. (10) £80 to 100 £310.00
1476    Air Mail
1943-45 selection of allied leaflets dropped for natives & Japanese, two illustrated. (4) £40 to 50 £80.00
 
   
       
   
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