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  • Mike I know it’s long after you posted but only just read your post. Is this cover of any interest — the wording is not the same.
    Sid

    Ps I can not get the scan to upload will try again later.

  • The seals/wax impressions I have came from a person who lived on Woodlarks
    post WWII. I never felt that these were from the 1900’s era as they appear
    too new and the paper is not that old.

    Kainnikanada kindly replied to my query as shown below:-
    “I believe the two examples you’ve posted are identical to the
    non-contemporaneous strikes provided m…[Read more]

  • Kainnikanada posted an update 4 weeks ago

    Here are the strikes of the seals that would not show on my reply to the query regarding the Woodlarks and Baniara seals.

  • I believe the two examples you’ve posted are identical to the non-contemporaneous strikes provided me in 1981 by a former District officer who was stationed in Papua New Guinea post WWII. He supplied me with multiple strikes of the Woodlarks B.N.G. and Baniara P-N.G. seals in sealing wax I supplied him.

    Note the “P-N.G.” designation of the…[Read more]

  • The number of postal items identified from Baniara can be counted on one hand, so it surprises me the need for a postal bag seal. In saying that, Roger Lee states mail from Baniara was probably bagged up (with possible use of a wax seal) and processed at Samarai or Buna Bay.
    Obviously rare, but as to value…….no idea!
    It is also possible a wax…[Read more]

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