New Caledonia Postal History

Some examples of New Caledonia Postal History from SAS/O member, Sheryll Ruecker.

See also New Hebrides.

 

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New Caledonia Sc44 on postcard, Noumea to Chartres, Eure-et-Loir, France.

Noumea 10 Dec 1910 CDS strike on 1892 5c “Peace and Commerce” and another strike clear of the stamp.
Paying the French colonial rate for postcards with 5 or fewer words of greeting.

Front of postcard shows a nickel mining center, probably at Bourail or Thio.
Publisher: W.H.L.


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New Caledonia 288×2, 292 on 1950 Registered Airmail Cover, Noumea to Zurich, Switzerland

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New Caledonia 288×2, 292 on 1950 Registered Airmail Cover, Noumea to Zurich, Switzerland

New Caledonia 288×2, 292 on 1950 Registered Airmail Cover, Noumea to Zurich, Switzerland

Noumea CDS 21 Aug 1950, backstamped Zurich, 28 Aug 1950.

Addressed to Dr Albert Ulrich Daniker, director of the Botanic Gardens in Zurich.
Sender G. Baumann, I.F.O., Noumea.

Attractive examples of New Caledonia Postal History showing commercial usage