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Stamp auction - 10 November 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 November 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 154 - Papua
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1279
Used (on letter or envelope)
20thC early range of covers bearing 1d & 2d Lakatoi vals with 1d cover to Bath, Samarai c.d.s, 1½d vals on three covers, one with Kokoda b/stamp, pair c1931 1d & 2d (2) Lakatoi, rates to Australia & USA with 3d on front only. (7 items). £50 to 65 £68.00
1280
 M
 Used
1907-10 duplicated range of printing flaws with 1d (20) SG.49, ½d (10) SG.59, 2d (6) SG.50), 2d (7) SG.68, 6d (5), 4d (11) incl. M block of four, 2½d (12) incl. M block of four, 2d (30) incl. M block of six etc. A few are O.S Perfins. Papua ovpt 4d, 6d, 2/6d U etc. Stamp Duty ovpts incl. 6d M block of four & single U, 2/6d M, 1d M with CA Control, also some ½d, 1d fiscally U. Interesting lot. (170) £50 to 60 £210.00
1281
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1917-24 covers (4) & fronts (2) addressed to UK, Canada & Australia, each with Lakatoi frankings of ½d pair, 1d strip of 5, 1d (2), 1d single & 2d singles (2) from Port Moresby or Samarai. Mixed condition. £65 to 85 £88.00
1282
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
Papua: Airmails: 1930 (July 21) Port Moresby-Salamaua-Wau flown cover, fine and rare. £135 to 170 £210.00
1283
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
Airmails: 1931 (Mar 14) Port Moresby-Salamaua flown cover, bearing 1929-30 Air 3d, Harrison printing, 1930 3d, 6d and 1s, Ash printing (1s showing rift in clouds), very rare £400 to 450 N/S
1284
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 (Dec 20) Kokoda-Salamaua flown cover by F Drayton, fine & rare. Drayton and his passenger were killed in a DH-60 Gypsy Moth crash shortly after take-off from Wau, seven days later. (10 flown) £300 to 400 N/S
1285
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 (Mar 23) Port Moresby-Salamaua flown registered cover, signed by the pilot Orme Denny. AAMC P44 (57 flown) £50 to 65 N/S
1286
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 (Mar 26) Port Moresby-Salamaua registered flown cover by pilot Orme Denny, fine. AAMC P44 (57 flown) £90 to 120 N/S
1287
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 (Sept 28) Kikoda-Port Moresby flown registered cover by the pilot Orme Denny, 107 item flown of which only seven were registered. £60 to 75 N/S
1288
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 (Sept 28) Port Moresby-Kokoda, registered flown cover, fine. (157 flown of which seven were registered) £60 to 75 N/S
1289
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 (Sept 30) Port Moresby-Salamaua registered flown cover, fine. £60 to 75 N/S
1290
 Used
1932 Pictorial set complete FU, SG.130/145. (16) Cat. £450 £120 to 160 £170.00
1291
 Used
1932-40 Pictorial Defin set, FU (odd blunt perf & £1 value tiny nick right corner), SG.130/145. Also incl. the ½d black & buff (McCracken print), SG.130a. (17) Cat. £482 £100 to 125 £100.00
1292
 M
1932-40 Pictorial Defin set, 5s some toning on top perfs, £1 gum stain o/w a fine M, SG.130/145. (16) £150 to 175 N/S
1293
 M
1932-40 Pictorial Defin set, M (10s tone spots), SG.130/145. (16) Cat. £550 £150 to 175 N/S
1294
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 (Aug 19) Daru-Port Moresby flown covers (2), 1933 (Aug 26) Port-Moresby-Rabaul flown covers (3, two are registered) all by the pilot W.J Duncan, also a letter by him regarding the flights. £600 to 750 £550.00
1295
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 (Apr 12) Port Moresby-Australia, registered flown cover by the pilot Sydney Marahall and signed by him, fine. £110 to 130 N/S
1296
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 (Dec 19) Port Moresby-Cairns and thence to Sydney, flown registered cover by Lord Sempill, also 1934 (Nov-Jan) Australia-Papua-Australia flown cover by Lord Sempill and signed by him, rare, also a typed letter signed by him. £300 to 350 £320.00
1297
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 (July/Aug) Australia-Papua-Australia four flown special cards, registered with usual cachets and signed by the pilot C.T.P Ulm, fine. £180 to 220 N/S
1298
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 (July/Aug) Australia-Papua flown covers (3) and special cards (2), and one Papua-Australia, fine. £150 to 180 N/S
1299
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 (July/Aug) Australia-Papua-Australia flown covers (2), New Guinea-Papua-Australia (3), all registered, also New Zealand-Lae flown cover, fine. £110 to 130 N/S
1300
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 (Sep. 1) Daru-Port Moresby flown cover (pilot signed). Port-Moresby-Darwin flown covers (4), two pilot signed - one addressed to England (four known), Daru-Port-Moresby-Darwin flown cover pilot signed, fine and scarce. £900 to 1200 N/S
1301
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 (Apr 11) Brisbane-Port Moresby flown cover from the Queensland Airmail Society, fine. (50 flown) £200 to 250 N/S
1302
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 (Aug 30) Port Moresby-Ioma and return flown covers, both signed by the Pilot Orme Denny, also Ioma-Port Moresby registered flown cover, the only piece of registered mail on this leg of the flight, fine. £260 to 320 N/S
1303
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 (Aug 31) Daru-Oroville flown covers, both signed by the pilot, 1935 (Oct 23) Oroville-Port Moresby flown covers (2) both signed by the pilot, Port-Moresby-Oroville flown covers (2) - one flown onwards to Daru (one of twelve known), 1935 (Nov 27) Oroville-Daru flown cover, fine. £550 to 650 N/S
1304
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 (July 22) Australia-Oaoua flown cover signed by the pilot (one of twelve flown) and 1935 (July 23) Daru-Kerena flown cover Pilot signed (S. Campbell), one of only four flown and the only one recorded pilot signed. £900 to 1200 £800.00
1305
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 (Mar 5) Port Moresby-Abau flown, cover, flown to Robinson river, thence by canoe to Abau, signed by the pilot O'Denny, scarce. £150 to 200 N/S
1306
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 (June 18) two first flight covers Daru-Mount Blucher where dropped by a parachute to members of the Second Archbold Expedition, signed by pilots Rogers & Archbold, endorsed on reverse by Michael Healy, O.I.C Mt. Blucher Police Camp. £200 to 250 N/S
1307
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 (Sept 4) Port-Moresby-Daru flown cover signed by the pilot S. Campbell, one of only four known. £225 to 265 £240.00
1308
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936-39,a selection of flown covers, written up on leaves incl. 1936 (Oct 29) Papua-Melbourne flown covers (2, one signed by the pilot) 1936 (Nov 23) Papua-Australia flown cover, 1937 (Oct 11) Port Moresby-Lake Kutubu flown cover signed by the pilot, the return flight also signed by the pilot, 1938 (June 29) Losuia-Port Moresby flown cover, 1938 Buna-Port Moresby flown cover, 1939 (Jan 14) Port Moresby-Samarai flown cover,m 1939 (Feb 25) Port Moresby-Thursday Island-Darwin flown cover signed by the pilot and co-pilot, also later covers, mainly fine. (13 items) £480 to 550 N/S
 
   
       
   
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