Government Gazettes From German New Guinea, WWI
Government Gazettes From German New Guinea, WWI
Government Gazettes From German New Guinea, WWI
Government Gazettes From German New Guinea, WWI
Government Gazettes From German New Guinea, WWI
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Government Gazettes From German New Guinea, WWI

c1914-1918. Twenty-four (24) letterpress gazettes, 31 x 21.5cm (approx. each). Water damage, stains, tears and creases overall.

This collection includes:

(1) Amtsblatt Fur Das Schutzgebiet Deutsch-Neuguinea (Government Gazette For The Protectorate of German New Guinea), nos. 1 to 17 [Jan.-Sept.], 1914;

(2) The Rabaul Record, vol. III, nos. 1 to 7 [Jan.-July], 1918.

German New Guinea was a protectorate of Germany from 1884 until 1914, when it fell to Australian forces following the outbreak of WWI. On 11 September 1914, the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Forces captured Kaiser-Wilhemsland. It was the only significant battle on New Guinea, and Australia suffered six dead and four wounded; the first Australian military casualties of WWI. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL187-104

Price (AUD): $5,500.00  other currencies

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