History of The Australian Commonwealth Specialists' Catalogue
 


PAPUA NEW GUINEA
A Former Australian Territory

1949 - 1975
Updated: 28 June 2022



Product List Abbreviations

STAMP HISTORY
Papua & New Guinea - Papua New Guinea
1949 ..... "Papua" and of "New Guinea" amalgamated to form "Papua and New Guinea", with Australian stamps being used until 1952.
1952 ..... First stamps inscribed "Papua and New Guinea" released.
1966 ..... Decimal currency introduced.
1972 ..... First stamps inscribed "Papua New Guinea" released.
1973 ..... Papua New Guinea becomes Self-governing.
1975 ..... A new currency adopted and Papua New Guinea becomes a fully independent Country on 16 September 1975

1952  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
First Pictorial Definitives
30 October 1952
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
½d.  Tree Kangaroo
2
stamp
1d.  Buka Headdresses
3
stamp
2d.  Native Youth
4
stamp
2½d.  Bird of Paradise

5
stamp
3d.  Native Policeman
6
stamp
3½d.  Papuan Headdress
7
stamp
6½d.  Kiriwina Chief House

8
stamp
7½d.  Kiriwana Yam House
9
stamp
9d.  Copra Making
10
stamp
1s.  Lakatoi
11
stamp
1s.6d.  Rubber Tapping

12
stamp
2s.  Sepik Dancing Masks
13
stamp
2s.6d.  Native Shepherd & Flock
14
stamp
10s.  Map of Papua & New Guinea
15
stamp
£1. Native Spearing Fish
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 72 (stamps #1 to #6).
Sheets of 36 (stamps #7 to #15).


  1 -     ½d.  Tree Kangaroo
  2 -      1d.  Buka Headdresses
  3 -      2d.  Native Youth
  4 -   2½d.  Bird of Paradise
  5 -      3d.  Native Policeman
  6 -   3½d.  Papuan Headdress
  7 -   6½d.  Kiriwina Chief House
  8 -   7½d.  Kiriwana Yam House
  9 -      9d.  Copra Making
10 -      1s.  Lakatoi
11 - 1s.6d.  Rubber Tapping
12 -       2s.  Sepik Dancing Masks
13 - 2s.6d.  Native Shepherd & Flock
14 -     10s.  Map of Papua & New Guinea
15 -       £1.  Native Spearing Fish

1957  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
First Pictorial Definitives: Surcharges
29 January 1957
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
4d. on  2½d. Bird of Paradise
2
stamp
7d. on  1s. Lakatoi
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 72 (stamp #1).
Sheets of 36 (stamp #2).

1 - 4d. on  2½d. Bird of Paradise
2 - 7d. on  1s. Lakatoi

1958  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
First Pictorial Definitives: New Values
2 June 1958
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
4d.  Cacao Plant
2
stamp
7d.  Klinki Plymill
3
stamp
1s.7d.  Cattle
4
stamp
5s.  Coffee Beans
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 72 (stamp #1).
Sheets of 36 (stamps #2 to #4).

1 -      4d.  Cacao Plant
2 -      7d.  Klinki Plymill
3 - 1s.7d.  Cattle
4 -       5s.  Coffee Beans
First Pictorial Definitives: New Colour
2 June 1958
Product List
Stamp List
 5
stamp
3½d.  Papuan Headdress
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 72.

5 - 3½d.  Papuan Headdress

1959  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
First Pictorial Definitives: Surcharge
1 December 1958
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
5d. on  ½d. Tree Kangaroo
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 72.

1 - 5d. on  ½d. Tree Kangaroo

1960  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
First Pictorial Definitives: Existing Designs with New Values and Colours
10 November 1960
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
5d.  Cacao Plant
2
stamp
8d.  Klinki Plymill
3
stamp
2s.5d.  Cattle
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 72 (stamp #1).
Sheets of 36 (stamps #2 & #3).

1 -      5d.  Cacao Plant
2 -      8d.  Klinki Plymill
3 - 2s.5d.  Cattle

1961  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Reconstruction of Legislative Council
10 April 1961
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
5d.  Council Chambers (Yellow)
2
stamp
2s.3d.  Council Chambers (Salmon)
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 100.

1 -      5d.  Council Chambers (Yellow)
2 - 2s.3d.  Council Chambers (Salmon)
Second Pictorial Definitives
26 July 1961
Product List
Stamp List
3
stamp
1d.  Female, New Guinea
4
stamp
3d.  Tribal Elder, Papua
5
stamp
1s.  Female Dancer
6
stamp
2s.  Male Dancer
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 72 (#3), (#4).
Sheets of 36 (#5), (#6).


3 - 1d.  Female, New Guinea
4 - 3d.  Tribal Elder, Papua
5 -  1s.  Female Dancer
6 -  2s.  Male Dancer

1962  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Malaria Eradication
7 April 1962
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
5d.  Campaign Emblem (Blue)
2
stamp
1s.  Campaign Emblem (Sepia)
3
stamp
2s.  Campaign Emblem (Green)
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 72.

1 - 5d.  Campaign Emblem (Blue)
2 -  1s.  Campaign Emblem (Sepia)
3 -  2s.  Campaign Emblem (Green)
Fifth South Pacific Conference, Pago Pago
9 July 1962
Product List
Stamp List
4
stamp
5d.  Map of South Pacific (Red)
5
stamp
1s.6d.  Map of South Pacific (Violet)
6
stamp
2s.3d.  Map of South Pacific (Green)
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 36.

4 -      5d.  Map of South Pacific (Red)
5 - 1s.6d.  Map of South Pacific (Violet)
6 - 2s.3d.  Map of South Pacific (Green)
Second Pictorial Definitives: Additional Value
5 September 1962
Product List
Stamp List
7
stamp
3s.  Traffic Policeman
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 36.

7 - 3s.  Traffic Policeman
Seventh British Commonwealth Games
24 October 1962
Product List
Stamp List
  8
stamp
5d.  Javelin
9
stamp
5d.  High Jump
10
stamp
2s.3d.  Runners
Gummed Stamps
Composite Sheets of 100 (#8-9).
... se-tenant pairs.
Sheets of 100 (#10).


  8 -      5d.  Javelin
  9 -      5d.  High Jump
10 - 2s.3d.  Runners

1963  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Third Pictorial Definitives
13 February 1963
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
10s.  View of Rabaul
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.
1 - 10s.  View of Rabaul
Third Pictorial Definitives: Additional Value
27 March 1963
Product List
Stamp List
2
stamp
5d.  Bird of Paradise
3
stamp
6d.  Golden Opossum
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 100.

2 - 5d.  Bird of Paradise
3 - 6d.  Golden Opossum
Red Cross Centenary
1 May 1963
Product List
Stamp List
4
stamp
5d.  Centenary Emblem
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 60.

4 - 5d.  Centenary Emblem
Second Pictorial Definitives: Additional Values
8 May 1963
Product List
Stamp List
5
stamp
8d.  Waterfront, Port Moresby
6
stamp
2s.3d.  Aircraft landing at Tapini
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 36

5 -      8d.  Waterfront, Port Moresby
6 - 2s.3d.  Aircraft landing at Tapini
Third Pictorial Definitives: Additional Value
3 July 1963
Product List
Stamp List
7
stamp
£1.  Queen Elizabeth II
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.
7 - £1.  Queen Elizabeth II
First South Pacific Games, Suva
14 August 1963
Product List
Stamp List
8
stamp
5d.  Games Emblem (Bronze)
9
stamp
1s.  Games Emblem (Green)
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 60.

8 - 5d.  Games Emblem (Bronze)
9 -  1s.  Games Emblem (Green)

1964  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Native Masks
5 February 1964
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
11d.  Watarn Head
2
stamp
2s.5d.  Watarn Head
3
stamp
2s.6d.  Bosmun Head
4
stamp
5s.  Medina Head
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

1 -    11d.  Watarn Head
2 - 2s.5d.  Watarn Head
3 - 2s.6d.  Bosmun Head
4 -       5s.  Medina Head
First Common Roll Elections
4 March 1964
Product List
Stamp List
5
stamp
5d.  Casting Vote (Olive)
6
stamp
2s.3d.  Casting Vote (Blue)
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

5 -      5d.  Casting Vote (Olive)
6 - 2s.3d.  Casting Vote (Blue)
Health Services
5 August 1964
Product List
Stamp List
7
stamp
5d.  Health Centres
8
stamp
8d.  School Health
9
stamp
1s.  Infant Health
10
stamp
1s.2d.  Medical Training
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 36.

  7 -      5d.  Health Centres
  8 -      8d.  School Health
  9 -       1s.  Infant Health
10 - 1s.2d.  Medical Training
Bird Definitives 1
28 October 1964
Product List
Stamp List
11
stamp
6d.  Lawes' Parotia
12
stamp
8d.  Black-Billed Sicklebill
13
stamp
1s.  German Bird-of-Paradise
14
stamp
10s.  Magnificent Riflebird
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 100.

11 -   6d.  Lawes' Parotia
12 -   8d.  Black-Billed Sicklebill
13 -   1s.  German Bird-of-Paradise
14 - 10s.  Magnificent Riflebird

1965  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Bird Definitives 2
20 January 1965
Product List
Stamp List
  1
stamp
1d.  Striped Bowerbird
2
stamp
3d.  Adelbert Bowerbird
3
stamp
5d.  Blue Bird-of-Paradise
 

4
stamp
2s.  Brown Sicklebill
5
stamp
2s.3d.  Lesser Bird-of-Paradise
6
stamp
3s.  Magnificent Bird-of-Paradise
7
stamp
5s.  Twelve-wired Bird-of-Paradise
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 100.
1 -      1d.  Striped Bowerbird
2 -      3d.  Adelbert Bowerbird
3 -      5d.  Blue Bird-of-Paradise
4 -      2s.  Brown Sicklebill
5 - 2s.3d.  Lesser Bird-of-Paradise
6 -       3s.  Magnificent Bird-of-Paradise
7 -       5s.  Twelve-wired Bird-of-Paradise
Sepik Canoe Prows in Port Moresby Museum
24 March 1965
Product List
Stamp List
8
stamp
4d.  Canoe Prow
9
stamp
1s.2d.  Canoe Prow

10
stamp
1s.6d.  Canoe Prow
11
stamp
4s.  Canoe Prow
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

  8 -      4d.  Canoe Prow
  9 - 1s.2d.  Canoe Prow
10 - 1s.6d.  Canoe Prow
11 -       4s.  Canoe Prow
50th Anniversary of Gallipoli Landing
14 April 1965
Product List
Stamp List
12
stamp
2s.3d.  Simpson & his Donkey
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 48.

12 - 2s.3d.  Simpson & his Donkey
Sixth South Pacific Conference, Lae
7 July 1965
Product List
Stamp List
13
stamp
6d.  Urban Plan & Native House (Brown)
14
stamp
1s.  Urban Plan & Native House (Green)
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

13 - 6d.  Urban Plan & Native House (Brown)
14 -  1s.  Urban Plan & Native House (Green)
20th Anniversary of the United Nations
13 October 1965
Product List
Stamp List
15
stamp
6d.  Mother & Child
16
stamp
 1s.  Globe & UN Emblem
17
stamp
2s.  UN Emblem & Globe
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

15 - 6d.  Mother & Child
16 -  1s.  Globe & UN Emblem
17 -  2s.  UN Emblem & Globe

1966  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Butterfly Definitives
14 February 1966 Introduction of Decimal Currency
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
1c.  Blue Mountain Butterfly
2
stamp
3c.  Godart's Map Butterfly
3
stamp
4c.  Purple Spotted Swallowtail
4
stamp
5c.  Admiral Butterfly

5
stamp
10c.  Common Green Birdwing
6
stamp
15c.  Swallowtail Butterfly
7
stamp
20c.  Giant Swallowtail

8
stamp
25c.  Clipper Butterfly
9
stamp
50c.  Turquoise Emperor
10
stamp
$1.  Doleschallia Butterfly
11
stamp
$2.  Paradise Birdwing
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

  1 -   1c.  Blue Mountain Butterfly
  2 -   3c.  Godart's Map Butterfly
  3 -   4c.  Purple Spotted Swallowtail
  4 -   5c.  Admiral Butterfly
  5 - 10c.  Common Green Birdwing
  6 - 15c.  Swallowtail Butterfly
  7 - 20c.  Giant Swallowtail
  8 - 25c.  Clipper Butterfly
  9 - 50c.  Turquoise Emperor
10 -   $1.  Doleschallia Butterfly
11 -   $2.  Paradise Birdwing
Folklore Myths: Elema Art 1
8 June 1966
Product List
Stamp List
12
stamp
2c.  "Molala Harai"
13
stamp
7c.  "Maria"
14
stamp
30c.  "Meavea Kivovia"
15
stamp
60c.  "Toivita Tapaivita"
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

12 -   2c.  "Molala Harai"
13 -   7c.  "Maria"
14 - 30c.  "Meavea Kivovia"
15 - 60c.  "Toivita Tapaivita"
Second South Pacific Games, Noumea
31 August 1966
Product List
Stamp List
16
stamp
5c.  Discus
17
stamp
10c.  Football
18
stamp
20c.  Tennis
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

16 -   5c.  Discus
17 - 10c.  Football
18 - 20c.  Tennis
Butterfly Definitives: Additional Value
12 October 1966
Product List
Stamp List
19
stamp
12c.  Milkweed Butterfly
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

19 - 12c.  Milkweed Butterfly

Flower Definitives
7 December1966
Product List
Stamp List
20
stamp
5c.  New Guinea Creeper
21
stamp
10c.  New Guinea Trumpet Vine
22
stamp
20c.  Vireya Rhododendron
23
stamp
60c.  Konor Rhododendron
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

20 -   5c.  New Guinea Creeper
21 - 10c.  New Guinea Trumpet Vine
22 - 20c.  Vireya Rhododendron
23 - 60c.  Konor Rhododendron

1967  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Higher Education
8 February 1967
Product List
Stamp List
  1
stamp
1c.  Fine Arts
2
stamp
3c.  Surveying
 

3
stamp
4c.  Civil Engineering
4
stamp
5c.  Science
5
stamp
20c.  Law
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

1 -   1c.  Fine Arts
2 -   3c.  Surveying
3 -   4c.  Civil Engineering
4 -   5c.  Science
5 - 20c.  Law
Fauna Conservation: Beetles
12 April 1967
Product List
Stamp List
6
stamp
5c.  Frog-legged Beetle
7
stamp
10c.  Aqua-green Weevil
8
stamp
20c.  Longhorn Beetle
9
stamp
25c.  Jewel Beetle
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

6 -   5c.  Frog-legged Beetle
7 - 10c.  Aqua-green Weevil
8 - 20c.  Longhorn Beetle
9 - 25c.  Jewel Beetle
Laloki River Hydro Electric Scheme & New Industries
28 June 1967
Product List
Stamp List
10
stamp
5c.  Hydro Power (Blue)
11
stamp
10c.  Pyrethrum
12
stamp
20c.  Tea
13
stamp
25c.  Hydro Power (Green)
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

10 -   5c.  Hydro Power (Blue)
11 - 10c.  Pyrethrum
12 - 20c.  Tea
13 - 25c.  Hydro Power (Green)
25th Anniversary of the South Pacific War
30 August 1967
Product List
Stamp List
14
stamp
2c.  Milne Bay
15
stamp
5c.  Kokoda Trail
16
stamp
20c.  Coast Watches
17
stamp
50c.  Coral Sea
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

14 -   2c.  Milne Bay
15 -   5c.  Kokoda Trail
16 - 20c.  Coast Watches
17 - 50c.  Coral Sea
Christmas: Territory Parrots
29 November 1967
Product List
Stamp List
18
stamp
5c.  Papuan Lory
19
stamp
7c.  Pesquet's Parrot
20
stamp
20c.  Dusky Lory
21
stamp
25c.  Edward's Fig Parrot
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

18 -   5c.  Papuan Lory
19 -   7c.  Pesquet's Parrot
20 - 20c.  Dusky Lory
21 - 25c.  Edward's Fig Parrot

1968  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
National Heritage: Head-Dresses
21 February 1968
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
5c.  Chimbu Province
2
stamp
10c.  Southern Highlands
3
stamp
20c.  Western Highlands
4
stamp
60c.  Chimbu Province
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

1 -   5c.  Chimbu Province
2 - 10c.  Southern Highlands
3 - 20c.  Western Highlands
4 - 60c.  Chimbu Province
Fauna Conservation: Frogs
24 April 1968
Product List
Stamp List
5
stamp
5c.  Papuan Hyla Frog
6
stamp
10c.  New Hyla Frog
7
stamp
15c.  Triangle Frog
8
stamp
20c.  Big-eyed Tree Frog
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

5 -   5c.  Papuan Hyla Frog
6 - 10c.  New Hyla Frog
7 - 15c.  Triangle Frog
8 - 20c.  Big-eyed Tree Frog
Human Rights & Universal Suffrage
26 June 1968
Product List
Stamp List
9
stamp
5c.  Human Rights Year
10
stamp
10c.  Human Rights Year
11
stamp
20c.  Universal Suffrage
12
stamp
25c.  Universal Suffrage
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

  9 -   5c.  Human Rights Year
10 - 10c.  Human Rights Year
11 - 20c.  Universal Suffrage
12 - 25c.  Universal Suffrage
Sea Shell Definitives 1
28 August 1968  (Booklet 28 January 1970)
Product List
Stamp List
  13
stamp
5c.  Marbled Cone
14
stamp
20c.  Fluted Giant Clam
 

15
stamp
25c.  Camp Pitar Venus
16
stamp
30c.  Ramose Murex
17
stamp
60c.  Trumpet Triton
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.
1 Booklet of 10 (#13).


13 -   5c.  Marbled Cone
14 - 20c.  Fluted Giant Clam
15 - 25c.  Camp Pitar Venus
16 - 30c.  Ramose Murex
17 - 60c.  Trumpet Triton
Sea Shell Definitives 2
30 October 1968
Product List
Stamp List
18
stamp
3c.  Laciniate Conch
19
stamp
10c.  Cymbiola Rulita Ruckeri
 20
stamp
15c.  Scorpion Conch

  21
stamp
40c.  Pearly Nautilus
22
stamp
$1.  Manus Green Sea Snail
 
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

18 -   3c.  Laciniate Conch
19 - 10c.  Cymbiola Rulita Ruckeri
20 - 15c.  Scorpion Conch
21 - 40c.  Pearly Nautilus
22 -   $1.  Manus Green Sea Snail

1969  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Sea Shell Definitives 3
29 January 1969
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
1c.  Common Egg Cowrie
2
stamp
4c.  Lithograph Cone
3
stamp
7c.  Episcopal Mitre
4
stamp
12c.  Checkerboard Bonnet

5
stamp
$2.  Glory of the Sea Cone
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

1 -   1c.  Common Egg Cowrie
2 -   4c.  Lithograph Cone
3 -   7c.  Episcopal Mitre
4 - 12c.  Checkerboard Bonnet
5 -   $2.  Glory of the Sea Cone
Folklore Myths: Elema Art 2
8 April 1969
Product List
Stamp List
6
stamp
5c.  Tito Myth
7
stamp
5c.  Iko Myth
8
stamp
10c.  Luvuapo Myth
9
stamp
10c.  Miro Myth
Gummed Stamps
Composite Sheets of 50 (#6-7), (#8-9).
... se-tenant vertical pairs, separated by roulette.


6 -   5c.  Tito Myth
7 -   5c.  Iko Myth
8 - 10c.  Luvuapo Myth
9 - 10c.  Miro Myth
Third South Pacific Games, Port Moresby
25 June 1969
Product List
Stamp List
10
stamp
5c.  Fireball Class Dinghy
11
stamp
10c.  Swimming Pool
12
stamp
20c.  Games Arena
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

10 -   5c.  Fireball Class Dinghy
11 - 10c.  Swimming Pool
12 - 20c.  Games Arena
Flora Conservation: Orchids
27 August 1969
Product List
Stamp List
13
stamp
5c.  Sepik Blue Orchid
14
stamp
10c.  Christmas-bell Orchid
15
stamp
20c.  Miniature Green Orchid
16
stamp
30c.  Cone-flower Orchid
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

13 -   5c.  Sepik Blue Orchid
14 - 10c.  Christmas-bell Orchid
15 - 20c.  Miniature Green Orchid
16 - 30c.  Cone-flower Orchid
Coil Stamp
24 September 1969
Product List
Stamp List
17
stamp
5c.  Bird of Paradise Graphic
Gummed Stamps
Coils of 1,000.

17 - 5c.  Bird of Paradise Graphic
50th Anniversary of the International Labour Organization
24 September 1969
Product List
Stamp List
18
stamp
5c.  Native Potter
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

18 - 5c.  Native Potter
Musical Instruments
29 October 1969
Product List
Stamp List
19
stamp
5c.  Tareko (Seed Pod Rattle)
20
stamp
10c.  Garamut (Slit Drum)
21
stamp
25c.  Iviliko (Pan Pipe)
22
stamp
30c.  Kundu (Drum)
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

19 -   5c.  Tareko (Seed Pod Rattle)
20 - 10c.  Garamut (Slit Drum)
21 - 25c.  Iviliko (Pan Pipe)
22 - 30c.  Kundu (Drum)

1970  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
National Heritage
11 February 1970
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
5c.  Prehistoric Ambum Stone
2
stamp
10c.  Masawa Canoe
3
stamp
25c.  Torres' Map, 1606
4
stamp
30c.  HMS Basilisk, 1873
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

1 -   5c.  Prehistoric Ambum Stone
2 - 10c.  Masawa Canoe
3 - 25c.  Torres' Map, 1606
4 - 30c.  HMS Basilisk, 1873
Fauna Conservation: Birds of Paradise
13 May 1970
Product List
Stamp List
5
stamp
5c.  King of Saxony Bird-of-Paradise
6
stamp
10c.  Little King Bird-of-Paradise
7
stamp
15c.  Count Raggi's Bird-of-Paradise
8
stamp
25c.  Sickle-crested Bird-of-Paradise
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 100.

5 -   5c.  King of Saxony Bird-of-Paradise
6 - 10c.  Little King Bird-of-Paradise
7 - 15c.  Count Raggi's Bird-of-Paradise
8 - 25c.  Sickle-crested Bird-of-Paradise
Australian & New Guinea Air Services
8 July 1970
Product List
Stamp List
  9
stamp
5c.  Douglas DC-68
10
stamp
5c.  Lockheed L-188 Electra
11
stamp
5c.  Boeing 727-100
12
stamp
5c.  Fokker F-27 Friendship

  13
stamp
25c.  Douglas DC-3
14
stamp
30c.  Boeing 707
 
Gummed Stamps
Composite Sheets of 100 (#9-12).
... se-tenant blocks of 4.
Sheets of 50 (#13), (#14).


  9 -   5c.  Douglas DC-68
10 -   5c.  Lockheed L-188 Electra
11 -   5c.  Boeing 727-100
12 -   5c.  Fokker F-27 Friendship
13 - 25c.  Douglas DC-3
14 - 30c.  Boeing 707
42nd ANZAAS Congress, Port Moresby
19 August 1970
Product List
Stamp List
15
stamp
5c.  Scientist & Effigy
16
stamp
10c.  Anthropologist & Native Hut
17
stamp
15c.  Ornithologist & Cassowary
18
stamp
20c.  Botanist & Flower
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.
15 -   5c.  Scientist & Effigy
16 - 10c.  Anthropologist & Native Hut
17 - 15c.  Ornithologist & Cassowary
18 - 20c.  Botanist & Flower
Native Artefacts
28 October 1970
Product List
Stamp List
19
stamp
5c.  Wogeo Island Food Bowl
20
stamp
10c.  Lime Pot
21
stamp
15c.  Aibom Sago Storage Pot
22
stamp
30c.  Manus Island Bowl
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

19 -   5c.  Wogeo Island Food Bowl
20 - 10c.  Lime Pot
21 - 15c.  Aibom Sago Storage Pot
22 - 30c.  Manus Island Bowl

1971  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Native Dwellings
27 January 1971
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
5c.  Eastern Highlands
2
stamp
7c.  Milne Bay
3
stamp
10c.  Purari Delta
4
stamp
40c.  Sepik
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

1 -   5c.  Eastern Highlands
2 -   7c.  Milne Bay
3 - 10c.  Purari Delta
4 - 40c.  Sepik
Fauna Conservation: Marsupials
31 March 1971
Product List
Stamp List
5
stamp
5c.  Spotted Phalanger
6
stamp
10c.  Long-fingered Possum
7
stamp
15c.  Feather-tailed Possum

  8
stamp
25c.  Long-nosed Echidna
9
stamp
30c.  Ornate Tree Kangaroo
 
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

5 -   5c.  Spotted Phalanger
6 - 10c.  Long-fingered Possum
7 - 15c.  Feather-tailed Possum
8 - 25c.  Long-nosed Echidna
9 - 30c.  Ornate Tree Kangaroo
Coil Stamp
1 April 1971
Product List
Stamp List
10
stamp
2c.  Bird of Paradise Graphic
Gummed Stamps
Coils of 1,000.
10 - 2c.  Bird of Paradise Graphic
Fourth South Pacific Games, Tahiti
9 June 1971
Product List
Stamp List
11
stamp
7c.  Basketball
12
stamp
14c.  Sailing
13
stamp
21c.  Boxing
14
stamp
28c.  Athletics
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.
11 -   7c.  Basketball
12 - 14c.  Sailing
13 - 21c.  Boxing
14 - 28c.  Athletics
Primary Industries
18 August 1971
Product List
Stamp List
15
stamp
7c.  Bartering
16
stamp
9c.  Trading
17
stamp
14c.  Vegetable Market
18
stamp
30c.  Cultivating Gardens
Gummed Stamps
4 Sheets of 50.

15 -   7c.  Bartering
16 -   9c.  Trading
17 - 14c.  Vegetable Market
18 - 30c.  Cultivating Gardens
Christmas: Native Dancers
27 October 1971
Product List
Stamp List
19
stamp
7c.  Sia Dancer
20
stamp
9c.  Urasena Dancer
21
stamp
20c.  Siassi Tubuan Dancer
22
stamp
28c.  Sia Dancers
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

19 -   7c.  Sia Dancer
20 -   9c.  Urasena Dancer
21 - 20c.  Siassi Tubuan Dancer
22 - 28c.   Sia Dancers

1972  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Constitutional Development
26 January 1972
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
7c.  PNG Flag
2
stamp
7c.  PNG Crest
Gummed Stamps
Composite Sheet of 50.
... se-tenant vertical pairs.

1 - 7c.  PNG Flag
2 - 7c.  PNG Crest
25th Anniversary of South Pacific Commission
26 January 1972
Product List
Stamp List
3
stamp
15c.  Map of PNG
4
stamp
15c.  Flag of the Commission
Gummed Stamps
Composite Sheet of 50.
... se-tenant vertical pairs.

3 - 15c.  Map of PNG
4 - 15c.  Flag of the Commission
Fauna Conservation: Reptiles & Amphibians
17 March 1972
Product List
Stamp List
5
stamp
7c.  Turtle
6
stamp
14c.  Rainforest Dragon
7
stamp
21c.  Green Python
8
stamp
30c.  Salvador's Monitor
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of 50.

5 -   7c.  Turtle
6 - 14c.  Rainforest Dragon
7 - 21c.  Green Python
8 - 30c.  Salvador's Monitor
50th Anniversary of Aviation
7 June 1972
Product List
Stamp List
9
stamp
7c.  Curtiss MF-6 Seagull
10
stamp
14c.  De Havilland DH-37

11
stamp
20c.  Junkers G-31
12
stamp
25c.  Junkers F-13
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

  9 -   7c.  Curtiss MF-6 Seagull
10 - 14c.  De Havilland DH-37
11 - 20c.  Junkers G-31
12 - 25c.  Junkers F-13
National Day
16 August 1972
Product List
Stamp List
13
stamp
7c.  New National Flag
14
stamp
10c.  Native Drum
15
stamp
30c.  Trumpet Triton
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

13 -   7c.  New National Flag
14 - 10c.  Native Drum
15 - 30c.  Trumpet Triton
Christmas: Missionaries
25 October 1972
Product List
Stamp List
16
stamp
7c.  Rev. C. King
17
stamp
7c.  Rev. Dr. J. Flierl
18
stamp
7c.  Bishop H. Verjus
19
stamp
7c.  Pastor Ruatoka
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

16 - 7c.  Rev. C. King
17 - 7c.  Rev. Dr. J. Flierl
18 - 7c.  Bishop H. Verjus
19 - 7c.  Pastor Ruatoka

1973  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Completion of Telecommunications Project
24 January 1973
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
7c.  Mt. Tomavatur Station
2
stamp
7c.  Mt. Kerigomna Station
3
stamp
7c.  Sattelburg Station
4
stamp
7c.  Wideru Station

5
stamp
9c.  Tele-printer
6
stamp
30c.  Network Map
Gummed Stamps
Composite Sheets of 100 (#1-4).
... se-tenant blocks of 4.
Sheets of 50 (#5), (#6).


1 -   7c.  Mt. Tomavatur Station
2 -   7c.  Mt. Kerigomna Station
3 -   7c.  Sattelburg Station
4 -   7c.  Wideru Station
5 -   9c.  Tele-printer
6 - 30c.  Network Map
Fauna & Fauna: Birds-of-Paradise
30 March 1973
Product List
Stamp List
  7
stamp
7c.  Queen Carola's Bird-of-Paradise
  8
stamp
14c.  Goldie's Bird-of-Paradise
  9
stamp
21c.  Ribbon-tailed Bird-of-Paradise
10
stamp
28c.  Princess Stephanie's Bird-of-Paradise
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

  7 -   7c.  Queen Carola's Bird-of-Paradise
  8 - 14c.  Goldie's Bird-of-Paradise
  9 - 21c.  Ribbon-tailed Bird-of-Paradise
10 - 28c.  Princess Stephanie's Bird-of-Paradise
PNG Panorama Definitives 1
13 June 1973
Product List
Stamp List
11
stamp
1c.  Wood Carver
12
stamp
7c.  Coastal Village
13
stamp
9c.  Fire Dancers

14
stamp
15c.  Mt. Elimbari
15
stamp
25c.  Council House
16
stamp
40c.  Fishing Canoes

Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.
11 -   1c.  Wood Carver
12 -   7c.  Coastal Village
13 -   9c.  Fire Dancers
14 - 15c.  Mt. Elimbari
15 - 25c.  Council House
16 - 40c.  Fishing Canoes
PNG Panorama Definitives 2
22 August 1973
Product List
Stamp List
17
stamp
5c.  Mt. Bagana
18
stamp
14c.  Crocodile Hunters

19
stamp
21c.  Making Sago
20
stamp
28c.  Menyamya Bowmen
21
stamp
30c.  Shark Snaring
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.
17 -   5c.  Mt. Bagana
18 - 14c.  Crocodile Hunters
19 - 21c.  Making Sago
20 - 28c.  Menyamya Bowmen
21 - 30c.  Shark Snaring
75th Anniversary of Papua & New Guinea Stamps
24 October 1973
Product List
Stamp List
22
stamp
1c.  Stamps of German New Guinea, 1897
23
stamp
6c.  2 mark Stamp of German New Guinea, 1900

24
stamp
7c.  Surcharged Registration Label, 1914
25
stamp
9c.  Papua 1s. Stamp, 1901

26

25c.  New Guinea ½d. Stamp, 1925
27
stamp
30c.  Papua 10s. Stamp, 1932
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

22 -   1c.  Stamps of German New Guinea, 1897
23 -   6c.  2 mark Stamp of German New Guinea, 1900
24 -   7c.  Surcharged Registration Label, 1914
25 -   9c.  Papua 1s. Stamp, 1901
26 - 25c.  New Guinea ½d. Stamp, 1925
27 - 30c.  Papua 10s. Stamp, 1932
Self-Government
5 December 1973
Product List
Stamp List
28
stamp
7c.  Native Carved Masks (Green)
29
stamp
10c.  Native Carved Masks (Blue)
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

28 -   7c.  Native Carved Masks (Green)
29 - 10c.  Native Carved Masks (Blue)

1974  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
PNG Panorama Definitives 3
23 January 1974
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
3c.  Wig Makers
2
stamp
8c.  Arawe Mother
3
stamp
10c.  Tifalmin Hunter

4
stamp
20c.  Canoe Racing
5
stamp
60c.  Tapa Cloth Making
6
stamp
$1.  Asaro Mud-men
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

1 -   3c.  Wig Makers
2 -   8c.  Arawe Mother
3 - 10c.  Tifalmin Hunter
4 - 20c.  Canoe Racing
5 - 60c.  Tapa Cloth Making
6 -   $1.  Asaro Mud-men
Royal Visit: Queen Elizabeth II
22 February 1974
Product List
Stamp List
7
stamp
7c.  Queen Elizabeth II (Red)
8
stamp
30c.  Queen Elizabeth II (Blue)
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

7 -   7c.  Queen Elizabeth II (Red)
8 - 30c.  Queen Elizabeth II (Blue)
Fauna Conservation: Birds of Papua New Guinea
12 June 1974
Product List
Stamp List
9
stamp
7c.  Weathered Hornbill
10
stamp
10c.  Great Cassowary
11
stamp
30c.  Kapul Eagle
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

  9 -   7c.  Weathered Hornbill
10 - 10c.  Great Cassowary
11 - 30c.  Kapul Eagle
PNG Panorama Definitives 4
7 August 1974
Product List
Stamp List
12
stamp
6c.  Pig Exchange
13
stamp
$2.  Enga Sing Sing
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

12 - 6c.  Pig Exchange
13 - $2.  Enga Sing Sing
Flora Conservation: Orchids of Papua New Guinea
20 Novemnber 1974
Product List
Stamp List
14
stamp
7c.  The Bracted Dendrobium
15
stamp
10c.  Unscented Dendrobium
16
stamp
20c.  The Bottlebrush Orchid
17
stamp
30c.  The Splendid Dendrobium
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

14 -   7c.  The Bracted Dendrobium
15 - 10c.  Unscented Dendrobium
16 - 20c.  The Bottlebrush Orchid
17 - 30c.  The Splendid Dendrobium

1975  STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Papua New Guinea Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
National Heritage: Canoes of Papua New Guinea
26 February 1975
Product List
Stamp List
1
stamp
7c.  Motu Lakatoi
2
stamp
10c.  Tami Two-masted Morobe

3
stamp
25c.  Aramia Racing Canoe
4
stamp
30c.  Buka Island Canoe
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

1 -   7c.  Motu Lakatoi
2 - 10c.  Tami Two-masted Morobe
3 - 25c.  Aramia Racing Canoe
4 - 30c.  Buka Island Canoe
New Coinage: 100 Toea = 1 Kina
21 April 1975
Product List
Stamp List
5
stamp
1t.  New 1t. Coin
6
stamp
7t.  New 2t. & 5t. Coins
7
stamp
10t.  New 10c. Coin

  8
stamp
20t.  New 20t. Coin
9
stamp
1k.  New 1k. Coin
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

5 -   1t.  New 1t. Coin
6 -   7t.  New 2t. & 5t. Coins
7 - 10t.  New 10c. Coin
8 - 20t.  New 20t. Coin
9 -   1k.  New 1k. Coin
Fauna Conservation: Birdwing Butterflies
11 June 1975
Product List
Stamp List
10
stamp
7t.  Queen Alexandra's
11
stamp
10t.  Queen Victoria's
12
stamp
30t.  Rare Hybrid
13
stamp
40t.  Chimaera
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??.

10 -   7t.  Queen Alexandra's
11 - 10t.  Queen Victoria's
12 - 30t.  Rare Hybrid
13 - 40t.  Chimaera
Fifth South Pacific Games, Guam
2 August 1975
Product List
Stamp List
14
stamp
7t.  Boxing
15
stamp
20t.  Running
16
stamp
25t.  Basketball
17
stamp
30t.  Swimming
Gummed Stamps
Sheets of ??

14 -   7t.  Boxing
15 - 20t.  Running
16 - 25t.  Basketball
17 - 30t.  Swimming

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