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    REST OF THE WORLD, NEW GUINEA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 717
    Estimate: $500

    1917 (13 Mar) regd cover to England with NWPI opts Kangaroo First Wmk 2d and Second Wmk 9d pairs tied by Rabaul datestamps, registration label tied by '(crown)/ PASSED CENSOR/RABAUL' cachet in violet, Sydney & London backstamps

     

    Lot 718
    Estimate: $250

    1918 (19 Apr) registered cover to London (address partly scored-over), German type registration, with NWPI opts KGV d to 5d, Kangaroos First Wmk 2d, variety 'Islands south of W.A.', Second Wmk 6d, 9d and 1/-, and Third Wmk 3d tied by individual strikes of Rabaul datestamp, transit and arrival backstamps, minor blemishes

     

    Lot 719
    Estimate: $200

    1922 (7 Dec) cover Rabaul to Victoria bearing NWPI opt KGV 2d Orange tied by Rabaul datestamps, minor blemishes. Scarce single franking

     

    Lot 720
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $150

    1930 (22 Sep) cover flown by Guinea Airways Ltd from Wau to Rabaul by pilots Gurney and Wiltshire, AAMC P25. Cat AU$300

     

    Lot 721
    Estimate: $75

    1938 (23 Jul) cover flown from G.B. on 1d 'All-Up' Empire Air Mail Scheme, pictorial cachet in black, Rabaul and Townsville backstamps

     

    Lot 722
    Estimate: $200 Realised Price : $280

    1939 (21 Mar) commercial airmail cover bearing 2d (2) tied by Wau cds, to Bishop Thomas Wade at Kieta Bougainville Is. Scarce domestic airmail. [The American-born missionary famously confronted the Japanese upon their invasion of Solomons, reputedly stalking down the beach in full pontifical robes to demand respect for his Church and flock]

     

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