1906-07 Wmk Horizontal, small 'Papua' opts, ½d to 2/6d, SG 34a-37 (4)
Realised Price : $360
1929-30 3d 'AIR MAIL', variety 'Overprint double'. Of unknown status and sold "as is"
1905 (16 Oct) use of 'WESTERN PACIFIC HERALD LETTER CARD, FIJI' depicting Levuka (wharf scene) used to Tasmania bearing ½d (4, including pair) tied by Port Moresby datestamps, backstamps include Cooktown, minor stain. Scarce
1930 (11 Mar) cover Port Moresby to USA with combination franking of 3d 'AIR MAIL' and USA 5c Air, cancelled at Sydney 19.3.1931 for the internal air service, framed 'INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID/FOR AIR MAIL SERVICE'. About 15 such covers recorded
1940 (19 Jan) airmail cover to England bearing 1/- Pictorial strip of 3 tied by type 70 'KOKODA' datestamps in violet, 'OPENED BY CENSOR' red/white type 8-1 tape at left affixed at left which is early use of this tape, Townsville transit backstamp. Rare
Cancellations: 1916-31 Lakatoi old-time used accumulation, mostly ½d, 1d and 1½d (particularly), unchecked for plate varieties, etc, noted 'LOOSE SHIP LETTER' cancel, (100's), also includes 1½d mint (23)