lot # 8010 - britische kolonien new guinea
1915 (Jan-March): ½ d. green and 1 d. carmine-red (2) used on registered 1915 cover to Sydney with GRI / 3 d. Rabaul registration label No. 824 (Gi. 33) with hyphen between Deutsch-Neuguinea at left, all tied by oval framed "RABAUL / NEW BRITAIN" datestamps (June 8) in violet. Straight line PASSED BY CENSOR in violet below and reverse with Sydney arrival (June 21). A few minor imperfections but a rare and most attractive cover.rnrnProvenance: Christie's, London, 14 Dec 1993, lot 576A.
Katalog 282: Pacific Islands – The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection