lot # 8049 - britische kolonien new guinea
1915 (Dec): 5 s. grey & yellow, Die II, a used example (type a) on 1917 registered cover to New York, tied by neat RABAUL cds (Feb 26) in black. German type Rabaul registered label at left and oval dated "♚ / PASSED CENSOR / RABAUL" in violet. Sydney transit and New York ovals on reverse (April 13). Slight scuffs but scarce.rnrnProvenance: Harmers, London, 2 March 1995, lot 227.
Katalog 282: Pacific Islands – The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection