Checklist - Papua New Guinea 164-166 First Day Cancellations
(Published: January, 2008, Volume 8, Number 1, Issue #24) (Table Of Contents)
(Author: Larry Fillion)


In 1962, Papua New Guinea participated in "The World United Against Malaria" campaign. Papua New Guinea also created malaria slogan cancellations in 1962 but are not part of this article.

Stamp Data
Catalog #sScott 164-166
Issue DateApril 7th, 1962
PrinterGovernment Stamp Printing Office
ProcessEngraved
PaperWhite, Unwatermarked
Perforations14 x 14
Scott 164
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Scott 165
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Scott 166
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Below are examples of what has been cataloged for First Day Cancellation cities on FDCs with Papua New Guinea Scott 164-166 by the MPI.

Goroka
First Day Cancel
Image Of Cancel
Lorengau
First Day Cancel
Image Of Cancel
Madang
First Day Cancel
Image Of Cancel
Lae
First Day Cancel
Image Of Cancel
Port Moresby
First Day Cancel
Image Of Cancel
Rabaul #1
First Day Cancel
Image Of Cancel
Rabaul #2
First Day Cancel
Image Of Cancel
Ukarumpa
First Day Cancel
Image Of Cancel
Wau
First Day Cancel
Image Of Cancel
Wewak
First Day Cancel
Image Of Cancel

I just read in "First Days" that there is a book that might have more information on the FDCs from Papua New Guinea. I have just requested the book from the APRL and will report back with any new information, the book title is:

The postal history of Papua New Guinea 1945-1984. Volume 1. [Post offices and postmarks] / /
Papuan Philatelic Society. / Rutherford, V.A. / Harrison, J.H. -- Weymouth, [England]: Papuan Philatelic Society
(Printed by Sloane and Partner),, c1984. (Book) G8161 .P856 P218p [2nd-ed./1984] v.1


*If any reader has other cancellations, please contact me at malariastamps@yahoo.com