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Stamp auction - 14 March 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 14 March 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 144 - Papua
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1892 printed envelope of the New Guinea Company to Germany & re-addressed on arrival, bears German 20pf with Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen c.d.s. 29/10/92 & b/stamped Konitz Marburg. £200 to 250 £260.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1899 (4 July) cover from Port Moresby to Brisbane franked with Queensland 1890-94 2d pale blue & tied by fine BNG eight bar oval with Port Moresby c.d.s. at left, b/s Thursday Island & Brisbane. Flap has two tears just affecting top of cover otherwise fine & rare. Ex Milo Rowell. £350 to 450 £350.00
1901-05 ½d to 1s medium paper M - odd gum crease, SG.9/15, 1907-10 1d to 1s, small Papua, mixed Wmk Upright & Sideways & 2/6d, large Papua M, SG. between 49/65, 82. (14) Cat. £300+ £50 to 65 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930-38 covers (4) comprising 1930 Airmail envelope to Edinburgh franked 1½d & 3d 'Air Mail' with grey centre tied Samarai E.O d/stamp. On reverse 'Give Your Letter Wings' label, 1934 'Faith in Australia' flight reg. envelope to UK franked Papua 3d, 6d & 1s Airs cancelled Port Moresby d/stamp. On reverse octagonal flight cachet & Sydney & Perth transits. 1938 Air set on reg envelope to UK tied Port Moresby d/stamp (SG.158/62) 1939 Air set on reg FDC to Rabaul tied Port Moresby d/stamp SG.163/8. £80 to 100 £110.00
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