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  • It is a genuine handstamp on a 1933 OHMS cover from Samarai to Sydney. The Collector or Sub-Collector of Customs may also have been the Postmaster, especially at Daru. They were multi-tasked in those early days. Lee had to list the similar H.M. Customs Daru BNG handstamp because it was used to cancel some Queensland stamps. Please see attachments.

  • Mr R P replied to the topic BNG Die Proofs in the forum PPS Members Forum 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Glad to have that corrected (so then I hope no member was the buyer)

  • Tony replied to the topic BNG Die Proofs in the forum PPS Members Forum 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    These are NOT examples of the 1901 BNG die proofs. They were produced for the 9c PNG lakatoi 75th. anniversary issue stamp.

    The original BNG due proofs or stamps do not have crosshatching in the value tablet backgrounds or in other background areas as these do.

    Similar “die proofs” were sold in a Cherrystone auction in the USA a couple of years…[Read more]

  • While I would not ordinarily promote a particular dealer (unless they have an advert on our website!), I thought the information might well be of interest to members. This scan is from an Aussie publication and, from a quick look at the website, it appears to have already been sold. For reference, Glen sometimes archives some of his Papua…[Read more]

  • Maybe a bit out of field here but:-
    Not knowing or having any reference books on Sydney N.S.W postmarks, I’m trying to establish a date span for the usage of the postmark below. As can be seen the actual date is unreadable. These Papuan New Guinea stamps were issued 29th.Jan 1957.
    Any help would be appreciated.

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