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Netherlands New Guinea
Bird stamps from Netherlands New Guinea

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1954.01   15.01.1954   Definitives      
Lesser Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea minor Greater Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea apoda Greater Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea apoda
5c     167     Lesser Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea minor     
10c     167     Greater Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea apoda     
15c     167     Greater Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea apoda     = 10c

1955.01   01.11.1955   Surcharge on 1954.01      
5c+5c     167     Lesser Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea minor     
10c+10c     167     Greater Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea apoda     
15c+10c     167     Greater Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea apoda     = 10c

1956.01   16.09.1956   Definitives      1954.01
Greater Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea apoda
20c     167     Greater Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea apoda     

1958.01   01.09.1958   Definitives      1954.01
Lesser Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea minor
1c     167     Lesser Bird-of-paradise    Paradisaea minor     

1959.01   01.07.1959   Definitives      
Western Crowned Pigeon Goura cristata Western Crowned Pigeon Goura cristata Western Crowned Pigeon Goura cristata
7c     69     Western Crowned Pigeon    Goura cristata     
12c     69     Western Crowned Pigeon    Goura cristata     = 7c
17c     69     Western Crowned Pigeon    Goura cristata     = 7c

Netherlands New Guinea map

Location: Southeastern Asia, the western half of the island of New Guinea
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity; now a part of Indonesia

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