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    REST OF THE WORLD, NEW GUINEA, POSTAL HISTORY

    Lot 265
    Estimate: $2,000 Realised Price : $1,700

    1915 (27 May) 'Thiele' cover to Qld endorsed 'Sent by Joh. Fliere/Senior Missionary/ Finschhafen' and 'via Madang/Fr.Whafen', bearing Kangaroos punctured small 'OS' d (damaged corner) and 1d pair tied by double-oval 'RABAUL/NEW BRITAIN' handstamp, straight-line 'CENSORED' on both sides, censor tape at left, minor blemishes. Ex Bismarck

     

    Lot 266
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,150

    1916 (13 Feb) registered OHMS censored cover Rabaul to London bearing NWPI overprint on KGV 4d Orange tied by #55 datestamp, German registration label, oval cachet 'THE TREASURY/RABAUL' in violet, manuscript 'O.H.M.S.' and 'T.W.W.' (Captain Walker, Auditor and Head of Treasury Dept), straight-line 'PASSED-BY-CENSOR', backstamps of Sydney and London

     

    Lot 267
    Estimate: $4,000 Realised Price : $3,600

    1916 (8 Mar) cover Madang to Sydney bearing Kangaroo punctured 'OS' 3d tied by #22 datestamp, censor tape at left cancelled by 'Friedrich Wilhelmshafen' #21 seal in black, double oval 'CENSORED BY/DISTRICT OFFICER./W.M.B.OGILVY' in black and his manuscript initials, few minor blemishes. Ex Belknap

     

    Lot 268
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,200

    1916 (8 Mar) cover Madang to Holland endorsed 'Letter for enemy country enclosed' bearing NWPI overprint (type b) on First Wmk 2d, tied by #22 datestamp and framed 'PASSED BY/CENSOR/S.D.' in red, backstamped 'A179' and Rotterdam

     

    Lot 269
    Estimate: $1,000 Realised Price : $1,300

    1916 (11 May) cover Madang to Holland endorsed 'Letter for enemy country enclosed' bearing NWPI overprint on Kangaroo 2d grey + KGV d green tied by #22 datestamp, censor tape at left cancelled by 'PASSED BY CENSOR' in violet, backstamped 'A420' and Rotterdam

     

    Lot 270
    Estimate: $1,500 Realised Price : $1,450

    1917 (12 Mar) registered use of N.S.W. OHMS PMG envelope Rabaul to Switzerland endorsed 'Rabaul' bearing NWPI overprint on KGV d and 5d tied by #55 datestamps, +'Crown/PASSED CENSOR/12MAR1917/RABUAL' oval cachet in violet tying German type registration label, 'OPENED BY CENSOR' (in purple) tape at left, 'MILANO POSTA ESTERA' in black, Sydney and Basel backstamps, filing crease at left, otherwise very fine

     

    Lot 271
    Estimate: $1,750 Realised Price : $2,500

    1917 (27 Jul) registered printed cover Namatanai to Switzerland endorsed 'letter for enemy/country enclosed' bearing NWPI overprint on KGV 1d red (3) and Kangaroo 2d tied by #76 datestamps in blue with 'QUEENSLAND' obliterated, German type registration label, New Guinea and Australian 'OPENED BY CENSOR' (one Rabaul) labels, Bern arrival backstamp. Minor soiling otherwise a rare and desirable cover

     

    Lot 272
    Estimate: $1,250 Realised Price : $1,700

    1918 (18 Nov) registered O.H.M.S. cover Rabaul to England bearing NWPI overprint on KGV d pair + 1d and Kangaroo 2d, tied by #56 datestamps, provisional German type registration label of Deulon handstamped 'RABAUL.' in black, tied by very fine strike of 'THE TREASURY/RABAUL' double-oval cachet in violet, backstamps of Sydney and London, faint bend. Rare usage

     

    Lot 273
    Estimate: $750 Realised Price : $575

    1928 (27 Dec) OHMS cover to Kavieng bearing Huts 1d overprinted 'STAMP/DUTY.' and 2d overprinted 'OS', tied by Namatanai datestamps, undated Post Office Kavieng double-circle datestamp on face. Rare combination usage

     

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