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    THE STUART LEVEN NEW GUINEA 1888-1942, NORTH WEST PACIFIC ISLANDS, POSTAL HISTORY, GENERAL

    Lot 1374
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $1,400

    Nauru: 1915 (Jan) cover to England endorsed 'Censored', bearing 1d cancelled by blue crayon 'cross', '1d' in manuscript alongside, Sydney transit machine cancel of 19.1.1915 on reverse, minor flap faults. The ship 'Eastern' left Rabaul for Australia on 9.1.15 and probably carried this cover. This cover is similar to one in the Stein collection with identical handwriting. A letter confirming this accompanies the lot
    [Note: This cover is incorrectly listed in this section - it should be listed under Pleasant Island (Nauru)]

     

    Lot 1375
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    1916 (12 May) use of stampless NSW PMG O.H.M.S. envelope from Rabaul to Melbourne, with Powell type 55 datestamp

     

    Lot 1376
    Estimate: $250T Realised Price : $190

    1916 (10 Oct) hand illustrated 'flags' in colour registered cover to Switzerland bearing d, 3d, 4d and 6d tied by Rabaul (Powell type 55) datestamps, German type registration label, Sydney and Basel backstamps

     

    Lot 1377
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    1917-19 three covers with NWPI d Green comprising 1917 with two adhesives, 1918 in combination with Australia d and 1919 in combination with Papua 1d on d used from Victoria

     

    Lot 1378
    Estimate: $150T Realised Price : $115

    1917 (23 Oct) cover to England bearing d strip of four with 'abc' types tied by Melbourne machine cancel, reverse with 'Liberty Loan' label affixed, minor blemishes

     

    Lot 1379
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $300

    1918 (16 Aug) registered 'Ackland' cover Rabaul to Melbourne bearing 10 values d to 1/-, most type 'c', the 1d & 3d being Die II, German type registration label, Sydney backstamp

     

    Lot 1380
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $400

    1918 (11 Oct) cover to Queensland bearing KGV 1d tied by Madang datestamp, 'T1D.' within black oval handstamp, Brisbane arrival backstamp 4.11.18. The d War Tax was introduced on 28.10.18. An early example of this charge and rather unfairly treated by authorities

     

    Lot 1381
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    1919 (13 Feb) cover to England bearing NWPI d Green and Papua 1d on d tied by Melbourne cancel, handstamped 'T20c' and '2D./I.S.C', with G.B. Postage Due 2d affixed and cancelled on arrival

     

    Lot 1382
    Estimate: $300T Realised Price : $440

    1921 (28 Feb) cover to England addressed to 'General Sir Robert Baden Powell', bearing 2d tied by Rabaul datestamp. A great scouting item

     

    Lot 1383
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $150

    1925 (7 Sep) registered cover to U.S.A. bearing NWPI d and 2d, Huts d and 2d tied by Rabaul (Powell type 58) datestamps, with Rabaul, Sydney, San Francisco backstamps

     

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