Netherlands New Guinea


Last update: 10 Aug 2006
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Picture

Date of
first issue
Date of
last issue
Type Description Remarks
1 1950 1959 car NG 1234 starting with NG 1
(NG 2 - NG 2702)
Beelen
2 1950 1959 mc NG 1234 motorcycle
Gordon
3 1950 1959 car   NG 1 the Governor
NG 2 the Director of Foreign Affairs
NG 3 the Public Prosecutor

picture taken in 1953
Ramaekers

more about NNG (in Dutch)

4 1950 1959 mc   Baron
5 1950 1959 truck   Schadt
6 1950 1959 car NG 1234 new model VW arriving
end of 1957?
Fol
7 1950 1959 car NG 1234 seen in Holland
van der Valk
8 1954? 1959 car WNG 123
(WNG 940-1895)
extra  letter was used:
WNG for West New Guinea
for Sorong
van Zanten
9 1954? 1959 car ZNG 123
(ZNG 1448)
extra  letter was used:
ZNG for South New Guinea
for Merauke
Pieroelie
10 1954? 1959 car NG 123
WNG 123
ZNG 123
here you can see that the NG, the WNG and the ZNG were all part of one series
Kneefel
11 1954? 1959 car G 40
(G 40-G 389)
different than the series above

G = Biak
Geelvinkbaai
Kneefel

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1954? 1959 car G 40? G 40
this was the first picture we found with the G from Geelvinkbaai
and because the G is in the middle above the 40 it seemed right
Kneefel

 

but than the second picture came with NG 740, so it wasn't Geelvinkbaai

 

now we got a third picture where the N is painted away, so now it is Geelvinkbaai again
thanks to ten Haaft (2nd and 3rd)

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1959 1962 car AB 123 explanation for the first letter
1952 and before the letter J 
1953  K 1958  P
1954  L 1959  R
1955  M 1960  S
1956  N 1961  T
1957  O 1962  U
seen LA, NA, NB, OB, RF, SB, SD, TB and UB

explanation for the second letter,
this according to the new Dutch drives license
A motorcycle
B car
C truck
D bus
F moped
Verdaasdonk (2nd)
explanation for the numbers
Hollandia 101-400
Geelvinkbaai 401-550
Fak-Fak 551-600
West N.G. 601-900
Zuid (South) N.G. 901-999
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1959 1962 mc AB 123  

second letter A
Hollandia
Pieroelie

 

dark blue
Hollandia
van der Valk

light blue
Geelvinkbaai
Klotz

15 picture wanted 1959 1962 truck AB 123 second letter C
above 2500kg
16 1959 1962 bus AB 123 second letter D
Hollandia
Oberholz
17 1959 1962 mopd AB 123 second letter F
Hollandia
Gordon

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