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Lot# 3259 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 3259 Queensland

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    Used in New Guinea 1896/96: ½ d. deep green, four examples used on 1899 cover to Brisbane, all cancelled by "BNG" obliterator with PORT MORESBY / BRITISH NEW GUINEA cds at left (Sept 5) in black. Reverse with 'Cookstown / Queensland' transit cds (Sept 8). A scarce cover, stated to have been mailed in Bwagoia and cancelled at Port Moresby in transit. Small opening tear at top but a very scarce cover. Cert. BPA (1960).
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF