1962 WEST NEW GUINEA…U.N.T.E.A . … [19622]


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1962 (Sep 21) Longer United Nations Security Force (UNSF) printed envelope prepared but unaddressed bearing D.N.G. Birds issue 12c + pairs 10c + 7c + 5c + marginal block 4 x 1c overprinted UNTEA making 63c rate tied PAK. A.P.O. 115 cds & circle within boxed United Nations Temporary Executive Authority in West New Guinea (West Irian) /UNTEA /Base P.O. date stamp …………………………………..
Previous owner states last day of use of date stamp United Nations Temporary Executive Authority (U.N.T.E.A.) was the result of a dispute between the recent Independent Indonesia & the Netherlands where Indonesia claimed the territory while the Dutch claimed the residents were not Indonesian. In December 1961 Indonesia landed paratroops that ultimately led to the establishment of U.N.T.E.A. in October 1962 that lasted until 1 May 1963.

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