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PAPUA - 1940 multi franked PAPUA - 1940 multi franked 'pictorial' cover to USA struck PASSED BY CENSOR.

1940 (DE.17.) cover addressed to USA bearing pictorial 1/2d, 1 1/2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d and 9d on front alongside 2d 'air' with additional 2d on reverse side all tied SAMARAI/PAPUA. The envelope is pre-printed for use by 'Burns Philip Line' and is struck by scarce violet boxed PASSED BY CENSOR/ …..ASST. CENSOR handstamp. Little type SH8-1 without initials.

£95.00
PAPUA - 1946 registered combination cover to USA with 1/2d McCracken printing use.PAPUA - 1946 registered combination cover to USA with 1/2d McCracken printing use.

1946 (OC.24.) registered cover to USA bearing pictorial 1/2d pair (one with edge fault) of the scarce McCracken prinring of 1940 (SG 130a) and tied alongside Australian 2d, 3d and 3 1/2d adhesives by PORT MORESBY/PAPUA NEW GUINEA cds's. A nice combination use.

£55.00
PAPUA - 1939 use of pilot signed PAPUA - 1939 use of pilot signed 'Grumman Amphibian' first flight cover to Australia.

1939 (FE.25.) long envelope addressed to Australia bearing 2d 'air mail' tied PORT MORESBY/ PAPUA. The cover being endorsed 'First Official Air Mail Port Moresby to Thursday Island- Darwin/ Per Grumman Amphibian VH-AAY' and signed by the pilot W.Eady. Signed covers being very scarce. Eustis P142.

£300.00
PAPUA - 1910 4d rate local cover used at PORT MORESBY.PAPUA - 1910 4d rate local cover used at PORT MORESBY.

1910 (DE.7.) cover addressed locally bearing 2d adhesive pair (SG 77) tied by PORT MORESBY/ PAPUA cds with SAMARAI E.D. arrival b/s.

£125.00
PAPUA - 1919 registered cover to UK used at BUNA BAY.PAPUA - 1919 registered cover to UK used at BUNA BAY.

1919 (JA.9.) registered (Wilson) cover addressed to UK bearing 1d, 2d and 1d on 1/2d adhesives (SG 86,94+106) tied by BUNA BAY/PAPUA cds's with rare REGISTERED s/l handstamp applied at Buna Bay. (Lee type 100e). The surcharge issue is rare used on cover.

£150.00
PAPUA - 1929 registered cover to UK used at DARU.PAPUA - 1929 registered cover to UK used at DARU.

1929 (JL.29.) registered cover to UK bearing 1/2d, 1d and 4d 'lakatoi' adhesives tied by DARU/ PAPUA cds's with scarce red on cream R/DARU/No. registered label at left.

£135.00
PAPUA - 1942 red PAPUA - 1942 red 'OBC' stampless cover to Australia used at FPO/068.

1942 (OC.20.) stampless cover addressed to Sydney Australia marked 'No Stamps Available' and struck by FIELD POST OFFICE/068 cds used by Australian troops stationed at Milne Bay on Papua. Red on cream OPENED BY CENSOR 2 label applied on arrival cancelled by violet PASSED BY CENSOR/ S.33 strike.

£35.00
PAPUA - 1943 blue PAPUA - 1943 blue 'OBC' censored stampless cover to Canada used at ARMY PO/218.

1943 stampless cover addressed to Canada marked 'Stamps Unavailable' and cancelled by AUST ARMY P.O./218 dated 15.OC.47 with Australian blue on cream OPENED BY CENSOR label at left tied on the front by violet circular crowned PASSED/BY/CENSOR/4 h/s. A scarce use of this Military label in the Northern Territories.

£45.00
PAPUA - 1943 use of censored PAPUA - 1943 use of censored 'FIELD SERVICE' postcard to Australia used at FPO/020.

1943 (OC.4.) use of stampless (A.F.A. 2042) FIELD SERVICE/POSTCARD (some light surface creasing) addressed to Westbourne in Australia and cancelled by FIELD POST OFFICE/020 cds with violet boxed AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL/PASSED BY CENSOR/341 h/s at left. Australian troops stationed at Murray Barracks, Port Moresby. The reverse pre-printed 'I am quite well…I have been admitted…..' etc. Unusual item from here.

£55.00
PAPUA - 1943 use of 4d PAPUA - 1943 use of 4d 'RAAF/CONCESSION POSTAL RATE' cover to Australia.

1943 (SEP.6.) cover addressed to the Anglican Mission care of Milne Forces bearing Australian 4d adhesive tied by QLD.AUST cds and struck by violet boxed R.A.A.F./CONCESSION POSTAL RATE h/s. Ex missionary mail.

£15.00
PAPUA - 1943 use of PAPUA - 1943 use of 'American Red Cross' cover to USA used at APO 929.

1943 (MAR.23.) stampless use of red on cream AMERICAN RED CROSS envelope addressed to USA cancelled by AMERICAN BASE FORCES/APO cancel from 'APO 929'. US troops stationed in Port Moresby. Black PASSED BY/US 16498/ARMY EXAMINED h/s at left.

£40.00
PAPUA - 1910 local commercial 2d rate cover to Samarai used at KOKODA N.D./PAPUA.PAPUA - 1910 local commercial 2d rate cover to Samarai used at KOKODA N.D./PAPUA.

1910 (DEC.9.) cover addressed locally to Samarai bearing 2d 'lakatoi' cancelled by central KOKODA N.D. cds with SAMARAI arrival b/s of the following day. A scarce local commercial cover from Kokoda.

£185.00
PAPUA - 1931 2d rate postcard use to USA used at PORT MORESBY.PAPUA - 1931 2d rate postcard use to USA used at PORT MORESBY.

1931 (FE.20.) use of picture postcard depicting a koala bear addressed to USA bearing the 2d 'pictorial' adhesive tied by PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds.

£40.00
PAPUA - 1942 1/2d PAPUA - 1942 1/2d 'War Tax' military censored cover to UK from FIELD PO/0139.

1942 (JE.13.) cover addressed to UK bearing 2d 'air mail adhesive tied in combination with 1/2d pictorial' from the Mc.CRACKEN printing (SG 130a) applied as a WAR TAX and tied by FIELD P.O./0139 cds (7 mile Port Moresby) and with Australia provisional military resealing label in buff at left edge tied by violet boxed AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/2718 h/s. A scarce 'War Tax' surcharge on this 2d surface rate mail.

£180.00
PAPUA - 1934 6d rate registered cover to UK used at KOKODA N.D./PAPUA.PAPUA - 1934 6d rate registered cover to UK used at KOKODA N.D./PAPUA.

1934 (NOV.27.) registered cover to UK bearing pictorial 2d and 4d (SG 113+135) tied by KOKODA N.D./PAPUA cds with scarcer REGISTERED/KOKODA PAPUA h/s at lower left.

£45.00
PAPUA - 1934 5d rate registered cover to UK used at KOKODA N.D./PAPUA.PAPUA - 1934 5d rate registered cover to UK used at KOKODA N.D./PAPUA.

1934 (NOV.27.) registered cover to UK bearing pictorial 5d (SG 136) tied by KOKODA N.D./ PAPUA cds with scarcer REGISTERED/KOKODA PAPUA h/s at lower left.

£45.00
PAPUA - 1936 signed PAPUA - 1936 signed 'Daru-Mt Butcher' first flight cover.

1936 (JE.18.) cover addressed to Mt. Blucher Police camp in the Upper Fly River District bearing 3d 'air mail' overprinted adhesive tied by DARU/PAPUA cds. Endorsed 'First Flight-Daru to Mt. Blucher-Per Archbold Expedition's Amphibian plane "Kono" piloted by Russell Rodgers and R Archbold'. The reverse is endorsed on arrival and is piloted signed on front. Fairchild NR777 plane. Only 192 covers were flown although the plane was not able to land due to bad weather and was hence parachute dropped. Eustis P104.

£225.00
PAPUA - 1943 PAPUA - 1943 'POSTAGE 1d PAID' formular letter card censored to Tasmania used at AIF FIELD PO.No.74.

1943 (MY.11.) use of red 'POSTAGE/1d/PAID' handstamp on blue on cream FORMULA letter card addressed to Tasmania and cancelled by A.I.F. FIELD P.O./No.74 cancel (Australian troops stationed in Papua) with violet oval '669' censor strike at lower left. A scarce military use of this form in Papua. H&G IFG3.

£265.00
PAPUA - 1908 1/3d rate registered cover to UK made up from 1/2d (x30) used at PORT MORESBY.PAPUA - 1908 1/3d rate registered cover to UK made up from 1/2d (x30) used at PORT MORESBY.

1908 (JAN.3.) long registered cover addressed to UK bearing 16 example of the 1/2d black and green 'lakatoi' on front and a further 14 examples applied to the reverse side of the large size 'Papua' issue (SG 47) tied by numerous PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds's. Some tone spotting but a rare 1/3d franking of these adhesives and with COOKTOWN/QUEENSLAND transit cds on reverse side.

£265.00
PAPUA - 1901 1d black and carmine PAPUA - 1901 1d black and carmine 'lakatoi' complete mint sheet of 30. SG 10.

1901 1d black and carmine 'lakatoi' adhesive printed on vertical line imperforated paper in a fine complete sheet of 30 (5x6) showing marginal guide rule lines. Just a few light mount marks at marginal edges. A rare intact sheet. SG 10.

£375.00
PAPUA - 1940 2d rate PAPUA - 1940 2d rate 'PASSED BY CENSOR' cover to UK used at SAMARAI.

1940 (NO.3.) cover addressed to UK bearing 1/2d and 1 1/2d 'pictorial adhesives tied SAMARAI E.D./ PAPUA being the correct 2d letter rate and struck at left by violet boxed PASSED BY CENSOR/…. ASST.CENSOR strike (Little type SH8-1e) with 'JAN' h/s applied. A scarce censor marking.

£125.00
PAPUA - 1895 5d purple-brown Queensland adhesive cancelled PAPUA - 1895 5d purple-brown Queensland adhesive cancelled 'BNG' used in Papua.

1895 5d purple-brown adhesive of Queensland (SG type 18) cancelled by 9 barred 'BNG' cancel in black. A scarce use.

£120.00
PAPUA - 1911 2d rate local cover used at PORT MORESBY.PAPUA - 1911 2d rate local cover used at PORT MORESBY.

1911 (MAY.10.) cover addressed locally to Samarai bearing 2d bright mauve 'mono-coloured' adhesive (SG 86) tied PORT MORESBY/PAPUA. A nice internal use.

£55.00
PAPUA - 1909 1d black and carmine mint overprinted STAMP DUTY with RIFT IN SKY variety.  SG 67.PAPUA - 1909 1d black and carmine mint overprinted STAMP DUTY with RIFT IN SKY variety. SG 67.

1909 1d black & carmine adhesives mint condition overprinted STAMP DUTY in black and showing the RIFT IN SKY variety from stamp number 23. SG 67.

£55.00
PAPUA - 1939 censored PAPUA - 1939 censored 'OHMS' Government label to UK.

1939 (DE.7.) use of 'On His Majesty's Service - Government Printers Port Moresby Papua' label addressed to UK bearing 1d pictorial cancelled PORT MORESBY and with part violet boxed 'PASSED BY CENSOR/ ….Asst. Censor' handstamp at left. An unusual censorship of this Government printed paper.

£65.00
PAPUA - 1935 PAPUA - 1935 'Silver Jubilee' first day cover to Australia used at ABAU/PAPUA.

1935 (JY.11.) registered first day cover addressed to Australia bearing the 'Silver Jubilee' set of four (SG 150-153) each cancelled by s/r ABAU/PAPUA cds's. This being first day at Abau.

£65.00
PAPUA - 1919 1/2d myrtle and apple green U/M T.S.HARRISON imprint block of six.  SG 93.PAPUA - 1919 1/2d myrtle and apple green U/M T.S.HARRISON imprint block of six. SG 93.

1919 1/2d myrtle and apple green in a unmounted mint T.S.HARRISON imprint block of six. SG 93.

£20.00
PAPUA - 1931 2d brown-purple and claret U/M JOHN ASH imprint strip of three.  SG 96b.PAPUA - 1931 2d brown-purple and claret U/M JOHN ASH imprint strip of three. SG 96b.

1931 2d brown-purple and claret JOHN ASH imprint strip of three in unmounted mint condition. SG 96b

£28.00
PAPUA - 1890 2 1/2d carmine PAPUA - 1890 2 1/2d carmine 'Queensland' adhesive pair cancelled by barred B.N.G. cancel.

1890 2 1/2d carmine (SG type 14) adhesive pair of Queensland cancelled by near complete central strike of the scarce 'B.N.G.' (8 barred) cancel in black used in Papua New Guinea.

£150.00
PAPUA - 1925 10/- green and pale ultramarine fine used.  SG 105.PAPUA - 1925 10/- green and pale ultramarine fine used. SG 105.

1925 10/- green and pale ultramarine 'lakatoi' in fine used condition with good original colour. A scarce stamp used especially so with this good colour as so often it is encountered having turned grey. SG 105.

£150.00
PAPUA - 1939 3d rate PAPUA - 1939 3d rate 'UNCLAIMED/RETOUR' cover to USA used at BWAGAOIA.

1939 (MR.23.) cover addressed to USA bearing 1d and 2d 'pictorial' adhesives tied by BWAGAOIA/PAPUA cds but undelivered with violet LOS ANGELES/61/DIRECTORY h/s applied with RETOUR strike and red DEAD LETTER OFFICE h/s. Violet UNCLAIMED and NON RECLAME (UNCALIMED) b/s's.

£40.00
PAPUA - 1929 1 1/2d rate local commercial cover used at BUNA BAY.PAPUA - 1929 1 1/2d rate local commercial cover used at BUNA BAY.

1929 (SE.22.) commercial cover addressed locally to 'Burns Philip & Co' at Samarai bearing 1 1/2d 'lakatoi' adhesive (opened on two sides) tied BUNA BAY/PAPUA.

£35.00
PAPUA - 1928 1 1/2d rate local commercial cover used at BUNA BAY.PAPUA - 1928 1 1/2d rate local commercial cover used at BUNA BAY.

1928 (JUL.18.) commercial cover addressed locally to 'Burns Philip & Co' at Samarai bearing 1 1/2d 'lakatoi' adhesive (small rub and opened on two sides) tied BUNA BAY/PAPUA.

£35.00
PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENNY on 1/2d green block of ten with PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENNY on 1/2d green block of ten with 'JBC' and 'CA' monograms. SG 106a.

1917 ONE PENY black on 1/2d green in a fine mint bottom two rows of ten showing the 'JBC' and 'CA' monograms in bottom margin. SG 106a.

£30.00
PAPUA - 1943 PAPUA - 1943 'OAS' censored cover to Australia used at AIR FORCE P.O.233 at Goodenough Island.

1943 (NO.24.) use of 'OAS' cover addressed to Australia bearing 1d 'lakatoi' and 2d pictorial adhesives tied by AIR FORCE P.O.233 cds's used at Goodenough Island and with violet oval R.A.A.F.CENSOR/700 h/s at lower left. The use of adhesives would have been un-necessary but added at the correct 3d rate.

£45.00
PAPUA - 1944 PAPUA - 1944 'OAS' censored cover to Australia used at AIR FORCE P.O.233 at Goodenough Island.

1944 (MR.19.) use of 'OAS' cover addressed to Australia bearing 1/2d 'lakatoi' and 2d pictorial adhesives tied alongside New Guinea 1/2d undated 'Air Mail' overprint issue tied by AIR FORCE P.O.233 cds's used at Goodenough Island and with violet oval R.A.A.F. CENSOR/436 h/s at lower left. The use of stamps would have been un-necessary but added at the correct 3d rate.

£45.00
PAPUA - 1929 4 1/2d rate registered cover to UK (faults-missing back flap) used at KOKODA N.D./PAPUAPAPUA - 1929 4 1/2d rate registered cover to UK (faults-missing back flap) used at KOKODA N.D./PAPUA

1929 (AUG.5.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing 1 1/2d and 3d 'lakatoi' adhesives tied by KOKODA N.D./PAPUA cds. Some edge faults and missing the reverse flap. Priced cheaply.

£25.00
PAPUA - 1919 1d/4d surcharge and 4d adhesives on cover to USA used at PORT MORESBY.PAPUA - 1919 1d/4d surcharge and 4d adhesives on cover to USA used at PORT MORESBY.

1919 (SEP.6.) cover addressed to USA bearing monochrome 4d adhesive tied in combination with ONE PENNY on 4d surcharge (SG 88+109) by PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds's. The surcharge stamps are scarce used on cover. Sent at the 5d rate.

£85.00
PAPUA - 1962 OHMS PAPUA - 1962 OHMS 'Advice of Delivery' card bearing 3d and 1/- 'Postage Dues' used at PARCELS OFFICE

1962 use of 'A' assessment O.H.M.S. card from the Lae Post Office (P.P.C.6) bearing 1960 3d & 1/- 'Postage Dues' on reverse side (SG D8+D11) tied by PARCELS OFFICE/LAE P&NG cds dated 28.NO.62. A scarce item.

£120.00
PAPUA - 1963 OHMS PAPUA - 1963 OHMS 'Advice Of Delivery' card bearing 1/3d 'Postage Due' used at MADANG.

1963 (OC.9.) use of 'A' O.H.M.S. 'Assessment card' (P.P.C.6.) bearing 1/3d violet 'Postage Due' (SG D 12) tied by MADANG/PAPUA NEW GUINEA cds. Used to authorise delivery.

£90.00
PAPUA - 1934 first flight cover to Brisbane from PORT MORESBY and pilot signed.PAPUA - 1934 first flight cover to Brisbane from PORT MORESBY and pilot signed.

1934 (APR.12.) first flight cover addressed to Brisbane in Australia bearing 3d 'Air Mail' adhesive tied by PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds and signed by the pilot of the Westland Widgeon III, VH-UGI aircraft. BRISBANE arrival b/s. The cover is affected by some light tone spotting but with only 62 covers originally sent of which 40 were signed this is not an easy cover to find. Eustis P69.

£200.00
PAPUA - 1933 9d registered rate cover to UK used at BUNA BAY.PAPUA - 1933 9d registered rate cover to UK used at BUNA BAY.

1933 (MAY.15.) registered cover addressed to UK bearing pictorial 9d (scarce) tied by BUNA BAY/ PAPUA cds with red and black on white R/BUNA registered label at left.

£65.00
PAPUA - 1933 3d rate PAPUA - 1933 3d rate 'Matson Line' S.S.LURLINE maritime cover to USA.

1933 (FE.25.) cover addressed to USA bearing pictorial 3d adhesive tied by PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds with fine blue boxed MATSON LINE/S.S.LURLINE maritime handstamp applied at lower left. The cover has a pen and ink illustration of the ship penned in top left corner. An attractive maritime cover.

£65.00
PAPUA - 1932 9d on 2/6d local cover used at ABAU.PAPUA - 1932 9d on 2/6d local cover used at ABAU.

1932 (MY.17) 'Collins' cover addressed locally bearing a fine pair of the 9d on 2/6d adhesive (SG126) tied by ABAU/PAPUA cds. (Lee type 91).

£60.00
PAPUA - 1910 1d rate postcard use to UK used at SAMARAI.PAPUA - 1910 1d rate postcard use to UK used at SAMARAI.

1910 (JUL.14) use of B+W picture postcard depicting 'View of Samarai' addressed to UK & bearing 1d black & carmine 'Lakatoi' adhesive (SG type 6) tied by SAMARAI E.D./PAPUA cds.

£80.00
PAPUA - 1931 5d bluish slate and pale brown mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three.  SG 100.PAPUA - 1931 5d bluish slate and pale brown mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three. SG 100.

1931 5d bluish slate and pale brown JOHN ASH fine mint imprint strip of three. SG 100.

£45.00
PAPUA - 1919 6d dull and pale purple mint T.S.HARRISON imprint strip of three.  SG 101.PAPUA - 1919 6d dull and pale purple mint T.S.HARRISON imprint strip of three. SG 101.

1919 6d dull and pale purple T.S.HARRISON fine mint (tone tinged gum) imprint strip of three. SG 101.

£50.00
PAPUA - 1931 TWO PENCE on 1 1/2d mint JOHN ASH mint imprint strip of three.  SG 122.PAPUA - 1931 TWO PENCE on 1 1/2d mint JOHN ASH mint imprint strip of three. SG 122.

1931 TWO PENCE in black on 1 1/2d bright blue and bright brown JOHN ASH fine mint imprint strip of three. Small black paper adhesion in margin but showing the DROPPED E in PENCE variety. SG 122.

£15.00
PAPUA - 1929 3d black and blue green PAPUA - 1929 3d black and blue green 'Air Mail' JOHN ASH mint imprint strip of three. SG 114.

1929 3d black and blue green 'Air Mail' overprinted JOHN ASH fine mint imprint strip of three. SG 114.

£25.00
PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENNY on 2 1/2d mint examples with PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENNY on 2 1/2d mint examples with 'CA' and 'JBC' monograms. SG 108.

1917 ONE PENNY black on two 2 1/2d ultramarine adhesives (Cooke Printing) one showing the 'CA' monogram and the other the 'JBC' monogram in bottom margins. SG 108.

£20.00
PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENY on 1/2d yellow green mint PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENY on 1/2d yellow green mint 'CA' monogram example. SG 106.

1917 ONE PENNY black on 1/2d yellow green (Cooke Printing) adhesive in a fine mint example showing the 'CA' mongram in bottom margin. SG 106

£10.00
PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENNY on 6d orange brown mint PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENNY on 6d orange brown mint 'CA' monogram example. SG 110.

1917 ONE PENNY black on 6d orange brown adhesive (Cooke Printing) one showing the 'CA' monogram in bottom margins. SG 110.

£30.00
PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENY on 4d pale olive green mint PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENY on 4d pale olive green mint 'JBC' monogram example. SG 109.

1917 ONE PENNY black on 4d pale olive green (Cooke Printing) adhesive in a fine mint example showing the 'JBC' mongram in bottom margin. SG 109.

£18.00
PAPUA - 1929 3d AIR MAIL mint examples with @CAPAPUA - 1929 3d AIR MAIL mint examples with @CA' and 'JBC' monograms. SG 112.

1929 3d black and bright blue green adhesive (x2) each overprinted AIR MAIL in black on lightly overall toned paper one showing the 'CA' monogram and the other the 'JBC' monogram in bottom margin. SG 112.

£30.00
PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENY on 2/6d rose carmine mint PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENY on 2/6d rose carmine mint 'CA' and 'JBC' monogram examples. SG 111.

1917 ONE PENNY black on two 2 /6d rose carmine adhesives (Cooke Printing) one showing the 'CA' monogram and the other the 'JBC' monogram in bottom margins. SG 111.

£25.00
PAPUA - 1931 1/3d black on 5/- black and deep green mint PAPUA - 1931 1/3d black on 5/- black and deep green mint 'JBC' monogram example. SG 123.

1931 1/3d black on 5/- black and deep green adhesive in fine mint condition showing the 'JBC' monogram in bottom margin. SG 123.

£30.00
PAPUA - 1952 3d blue STAMP DUTY adhesive in fine fresh mint condition. PAPUA - 1952 3d blue STAMP DUTY adhesive in fine fresh mint condition.

1952 3d blue STAMP DUTY adhesive in fine fresh mint condition. Barefot and Hall 10.

£35.00
PAPUA - 1936 3d PAPUA - 1936 3d 'air mail' cover to Australia used at IOMA P.O./PAPUA.

1936 (DE.28.) cover addressed to Australia bearing 3d 'air mail' tied by IOMA P.O./PAPUA cds with a further strike at left.

£50.00
PAPUA - 1931 1/2d myrtle and apple green fine mint JOHN ASH imprint PAPUA - 1931 1/2d myrtle and apple green fine mint JOHN ASH imprint 'O.S.' strip of 3. SG 055.

1931 1/2d myrtle and apple green in a fine mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three each overprinted 'O.S.' in black. SG 055.

£35.00
PAPUA - 1931 1 1/2d bright blue & bright brown  fine mint JOHN ASH imprint PAPUA - 1931 1 1/2d bright blue & bright brown fine mint JOHN ASH imprint 'O.S.' strip of 3. SG 057

1931 1 1/2d bright blue and bright brown in a fine mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three each overprinted 'O.S.' in black and with watermark to right. SG 057.

£25.00
PAPUA - 1931 3d black and blue-green fine mint JOHN ASH imprint PAPUA - 1931 3d black and blue-green fine mint JOHN ASH imprint 'O.S.' strip of 3. SG 059.

1931 3d black and blue-green in a fine mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three each overprinted 'O.S.' in black but with small tone spot in bottom margin and crease through the two right stamps. SG 059.

£12.00
PAPUA - 1931 4d blight brown and orange fine mint JOHN ASH imprint PAPUA - 1931 4d blight brown and orange fine mint JOHN ASH imprint 'O.S.' strip of 3. SG 060.

1931 4d blight brown and orange in a fine mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three each overprinted 'O.S.' in black and with watermark to right. SG 060.

£40.00
PAPUA - 1931 5d bluish slate and pale brown fine mint JOHN ASH PAPUA - 1931 5d bluish slate and pale brown fine mint JOHN ASH 'O.S.' imprint strip of 3. SG 061.

1931 5d bluish slate and pale brown in a fine mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three each overprinted 'O.S.' in black but with small tone spot on right hand stamp. SG 061.

£35.00
PAPUA - 1931 6d dull purple and red-purple fine mint JOHN ASH imprint PAPUA - 1931 6d dull purple and red-purple fine mint JOHN ASH imprint 'O.S.' strip of 3. SG 062

1931 6d dull purple and red-purple in a fine mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three each overprinted 'O.S.' in black. SG 062

£50.00
PAPUA - 1909 1d black and carmine STAMP DUTY mint.  SG 67.PAPUA - 1909 1d black and carmine STAMP DUTY mint. SG 67.

1909 1d black & carmine adhesives in fine mint condition overprinted STAMP DUTY in black. SG 67.

£40.00
PAPUA - 1919 1/2d myrtle and pale olive green mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three.  SG 93a.PAPUA - 1919 1/2d myrtle and pale olive green mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three. SG 93a.

1919 1/2d myrtle and pale olive green in a fine mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three. SG 93a.

£25.00
PAPUA - 1919 1/2d myrtle and apple green mint T.S.HARRISON imprint strip of three.  SG 93.PAPUA - 1919 1/2d myrtle and apple green mint T.S.HARRISON imprint strip of three. SG 93.

1919 1/2d myrtle and apple green in a fine mint T.S.HARRISON imprint strip of three. SG 93.

£15.00
PAPUA - 1926 1d intense black and red mint T.S.HARRISON imprint strip of three.  SG 94c.PAPUA - 1926 1d intense black and red mint T.S.HARRISON imprint strip of three. SG 94c.

1926 1d intense black and red in a fine mint T.S.HARRISON imprint strip of three. SG 94c.

£25.00
PAPUA - 1925 1 1/2d pale grey blue and brown mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three.  SG 95.PAPUA - 1925 1 1/2d pale grey blue and brown mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three. SG 95.

1925 1 1/2d pale grey blue and brown in a fine mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three. SG 95.

£22.00
PAPUA - 1919 2d brown purple and brown lake mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three.  SG 96.PAPUA - 1919 2d brown purple and brown lake mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three. SG 96.

1919 2d brown-purple and brown lake JOHN ASH imprint strip of three in fine mint condition. SG 96.

£25.00
PAPUA - 1931 2d deep brown purple and lake mint T.S.HARRISON imprint strip of three.  SG 96a.PAPUA - 1931 2d deep brown purple and lake mint T.S.HARRISON imprint strip of three. SG 96a.

1931 2d deep brown purple and lake in a fine mint T.S.HARRISON imprint strip of three. SG 96a.

£100.00
PAPUA - 1927 6d dull purple and red purple JOHN ASH mint imprint strip of three.  SG 101b.PAPUA - 1927 6d dull purple and red purple JOHN ASH mint imprint strip of three. SG 101b.

1927 6d dull purple and red purple adhesive with crown to left of A from back in a mounted mint JOHN ASH imprint strip of three. SG 101b.

£65.00
PAPUA - 1930 PAPUA - 1930 'INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID' h/s on cover to USA used at SAMARAI/PAPUA.

1930 (JY.11.) cover addressed to USA (Roessler) bearing 3d 'Air Mail' (x2) tied by PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds. Struck below by rare red boxed INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID AIR MAIL SERVICE with US 5c adhesive alongside struck in transit by BRISBANE/QUEENSLAND cds.

£275.00
PAPUA - 1930 OHMS cover to UK with 1/2d and 1d PAPUA - 1930 OHMS cover to UK with 1/2d and 1d 'PERFORATED OS' adhesives used at PORT MORSBY.

1930 (SP.9.) use on long ON HIS MAJESTYS SERVICE envelope (two folds at left) addressed to UK bearing 1/2d and 1d 'mono coloured' lakatoi adhesives both PERFORATED OS and cancelled PORT MORESBY/PAPUA. Violet TREASURY handstamp at lower left.

£80.00
PAPUA - 1907 1/2d black and yellow green mint overprinted STAMP DUTY.  PAPUA - 1907 1/2d black and yellow green mint overprinted STAMP DUTY.

1907 1/2d black and yellow green (large Papua) adhesive in fine mint condition with INVERTED WATERMARK (SG 47) overprinted STAMP DUTY in black.

£65.00
PAPUA - 1911 1/2d, 2d and 2 1/2d PAPUA - 1911 1/2d, 2d and 2 1/2d 'mono' coloured adhesives cto'd 'PERFORATED OS' examples.

1911-12 1/2d yellow-green, 2d bright mauve and 2 1/2d bright ultramarine 'mono' coloured adhesives each perforated 'OS' and each cto'd with differing PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds's. SG 038,040 and 041.

£25.00
PAPUA - 1919 registered cover to UK used at KOKODA.PAPUA - 1919 registered cover to UK used at KOKODA.

1919 (JAN.10) reg'd (Wilson) cover to UK bearing 1d, 2d, 2 1/2d and 3d adhesives struck by central KOKODA.N.D./PAPUA cds's (Lee type 70) & struck below by rare two lined REGISTERED/ KOKODA, PAPUA h/s. (Lee type 71).

£285.00
PAPUA - 1966 1/- GB PAPUA - 1966 1/- GB 'International Reply Coupon' cashed at RELIEF No.1/PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

1966 (FE.23.) use of 1/- blue and yellow on white GB 'C.22 - INTERNATIONAL REPLY COUPON' redeemed at RELIEF No.1/PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

£35.00
PAPUA - 1966 1/- GB PAPUA - 1966 1/- GB 'International Reply Coupon' cashed at KAIRUK/PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

1966 (AP.14.) use of 1/- blue and yellow on white GB 'C.22 - INTERNATIONAL REPLY COUPON' redeemed at KAIRUKU/PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

£35.00
PAPUA - 1966 GB 1/- PAPUA - 1966 GB 1/- 'International Reply Coupon' cashed at KAVIEN/PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

1966 (JA.5.) use of 1/- blue and yellow on white GB 'C.22 - INTERNATIONAL REPLY COUPON' redeemed at KAVIEN/PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

£30.00
PAPUA - 1942 PAPUA - 1942 'AIF FIELD PO.27' military censor cover to Australia.

1942 (NO.19.) cover addressed to Australia marked 'On Active Service' but bearing 2 1/2d 'lakatoi' adhesive tied by A.I.F.FIELD P.O./27 cds (Proud type D2) with violet boxed AUSTRALIAN/MILITARY FORCES/PASSED BY CENSOR/1657 h/s applied. Australian troops stationed in Papua. An unusual stamp use as the envelope should have travelled free of charge.

£50.00
PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENNY on 1/2d green PAPUA - 1917 ONE PENNY on 1/2d green 'JBC' and 'CA' monogram mint block of ten. SG 106a.

1917 ONE PENNY black on 1/2d green surcharge adhesive in a mint block of ten showing the 'JBC' and 'CA' monograms in the bottom margin. Faults to the two left hand stamps of each row otherwise the remaining eight are fine and unmounted. SG 106a.

£25.00
PAPUA - 1923 PAPUA - 1923 'Hesshaimer' coloured enlarged proof print of the 1/2d black & green 'lakatoi'.

1923 'Hesshaimer' coloured enlarged proof print of the 1/2d black & green 'lakatoi' adhesive embossed on cream paper & numbered '00629' at bottom. Produced to show the engravers work. Fine & scarce.

£120.00
PAPUA - 1940 2d rate PAPUA - 1940 2d rate 'PASSED BY CENSOR' cover addressed to Canada used at Port Moresby.

1940 (JA.25.) cover addressed to Canada bearing 2d 'Air' adhesive tied by PORT MORESBY/PAPUA cds with the top part of the violet boxed PASSED BY CENSOR handstamp applied below.

£125.00
PAPUA - 1911 6d orange grown (SG 89) overprinted STAMP DUTY and ctoPAPUA - 1911 6d orange grown (SG 89) overprinted STAMP DUTY and cto'd at PORT MORESBY.

1911-15 6d orange-brown 'mono coloured' adhesive overprinted STAMP DUTY (small top edge tear) cto'd by PORT MORESBY cds dated 10.SEP.18. A scarce stamp as SG only list the 1d to have been authorised for use. SG 89.

£85.00
PAPUA - 1953 first flight cover to Bougainville.PAPUA - 1953 first flight cover to Bougainville.

1953 (JE.2.) first flight cover addressed to Bougainville and marked 'Coronation Day Flight' bearing 1/-, 1/6d and 2/- adhesives tied PORT MORESBY and struck by violet boxed CORONATION DAY cahet at left.

£25.00
PAPUA - 1953 FORMULA air letter to UK used at PORT MORESBY.PAPUA - 1953 FORMULA air letter to UK used at PORT MORESBY.

1953 (JE.2.) blue on grey FORMULA air letter addressed to UK (no message) bearing Australian 3d and 7 1/2d adhesives tied PORT MORESBY and with violet CORONATION DAY cachet applied at left.

£18.00
PAPUA - 1951 Qantas first flight cover to Buin.PAPUA - 1951 Qantas first flight cover to Buin.

1951 (3.7.) 'Qantas Catalina' cover addressed to Buin bearing Australian 1d and 2d adhesives tied by red cog wheeled M.V.MALAKUNA/BOUGAINVILLE-BUKA maritime cachet and endorsed 'Per Catalina-Inus to Kangu' in manuscript.

£50.00
PAPUA - 1951 Qantas first flight cover to Bougainville.PAPUA - 1951 Qantas first flight cover to Bougainville.

1951 (3.7.) 'Qantas Catalina' cover addressed to Bougainville bearing Australian 3d tied KIETA and struck by red cog wheeled M.V.MALAKUNA/BOUGAINVILLE-BUKA maritime cachet and endorsed 'Per Catalina'Kieta to Kangu' in manuscript.

£50.00
PAPUA - 1949 first flight cover to UK.PAPUA - 1949 first flight cover to UK.

1949 (18.MY.) first flight cover addressed to UK bearing Australian 3d adhesive tied by DARU cds and marked 'Official Survey Flight, Qantas/Catalina VH EBC. Daru to Pt.Moresby' in manuscript. This catalina was involved in 'Island Patrols' carried out by Captain H Birch and very few covers are recorded. The hurried endorsement would suggest it was a last minute decision.

£285.00
PAPUA - 1949 first flight cover to Australia.PAPUA - 1949 first flight cover to Australia.

1949 (JE.2.) 'Catalinia First Survey Flight' cover addressed to Sydney bearing Australian 1/2d, 2d and 3d adhesives tied by BWAGAOIA cds in 'violet' ink. Marked 'Deboyne Lagoon'. This being the return flight from which landed on Misima Island and then Deboyne. The Bwagaoia cancels shows the larger 'B' (type 1) variation. The flight is not listed and very few covers exist.

£250.00
PAPUA - 1945 Qantas first flight cover to Australia.PAPUA - 1945 Qantas first flight cover to Australia.

1945 (AP.4) return 'Qantas Empire Airways Ltd' first flight cover to Australia bearing special green & black on white RE-OPENING FLIGHT/SYDNEY-NEW GUINEA commemoration label at left bearing Australian 5 1/2d adhesive tied by NO.7 AUST BASE/B cds stationed at Lae & with Sydney arrival b/s. Signed by both pilots Capt.H.H.Deignan & A. Jacobson. Very scarce flight.

£150.00
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1958 PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1958 'Last Day' flight of the Qantas service to Buin.

1958 stampless cover addressed to Buin marked 'O.C.S.' (ex reverse flap) and marked 'Flight Coupons UB1/RAB' in manuscript and with special QANTAS/AUSTRALIA'S OVERSEAS AIRLINE air mail label at left. This cover is addressed to 'Purser - RB Service' containing the flight coupons of this last flight. This final flight was capained by K.A.Montagu.

£50.00
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1957 missionary PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1957 missionary 'Catalina' flight cover to Teopasino.

1957 cover addressed to Teopasina and struck by violet METHODIST MISSION/KEKESU handstamp. Bears Papua 3 1/2d adhesive tied RABAUL and is marked 'By Catalina to Teopasina' in manuscript. This being a fortnightly schedule flight. A nice missionary usage.

£25.00
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1957 missionary PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1957 missionary 'Catalina' flight cover to Sohana.

1957 cover addressed to Teopasina and struck by violet METHODIST MISSION/KEKESU handstamp. Bears Papua 4d on 2 1/2d surcharge adhesive tied RABAUL and is marked 'By Catalina to Teopasina' in manuscript. This being a fortnightly schedule flight. A nice missionary usage.

£25.00
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1957 missionary PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1957 missionary 'Catalina' flight cover to Teop Island.

1957 'OHMS' cover addressed to Teopasina and struck by violet METHODIST MISSION/KEKESU handstamp. Bears Papua 1/2d and 3 1/2d adhesives tied RABAUL and is marked 'By Catalina to Teopasina' in manuscript. This being a fortnightly schedule flight. A nice missionary usage.

£30.00
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1945 PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1945 'Quantas Ltd' first flight cover to Lae from Brisbane.

1945 (APR.2.) inward first flight cover addressed to Lae by the 'Bird Of Paradise' service bearing Australian 2 1/2d (x2) and 3d adhesives tied by BRISBANE wavy line cancel with No.7. AUST BASE PO/B cds applied on arrival and dated 4.AP.45. Flown by DC3 VHA FA piloted by Captain Deignam. Scarce.

£150.00
PAPUA NEW  GUINEA - 1945 PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1945 'Quantas Ltd' first flight cover to Brisbane from No.7 AUST.BASE.P.O.

1945 (APR.4.) first flight cover addressed to Brisbane by the 'Bird Of Paradise' service bearing Australian 2 1/2d and 3d (x2) adhesives tied by No.7. AUST BASE PO/B cds for the return flight and dated 4.AP.45. Flown by DC3 VHA FA piloted by Captain Deignam.

£150.00
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1958 PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1958 'Skymaster' first flight cover from Madang pilot signed.

1958 (JY.25.) 'Skymaster-DC3' flight cover addressed to Australia bearing 7d adhesive tied MADANG and endorsed RABAUL-MADANG/LRM DC3' and signed by the pilot Captain J.Wayne. Special QANTAS/AUSTRALIAS OVERSEAS AIRLINE air mail label applied and the reverse side stuck by large THE CANBERRA h/s.

£30.00
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1958 PAPUA NEW GUINEA - 1958 'Skymaster' first flight cover from Lae pilot signed.

1958 (JY.25.) 'Skymaster-DC3' flight cover addressed to Australia bearing 7d adhesive tied LAE and endorsed RABAUL-LAE/LRM DC3' and signed by the pilot Captain J.Wayne. Special QANTAS/AUSTRALIAS OVERSEAS AIRLINE air mail label applied and the reverse side stuck by large THE CANBERRA h/s.

£30.00