The I-NG. Who are we?

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The I-NG is a group of avid collectors of stamps and postal history of the island of New Guinea.

The collecting area of New Guinea

The collecting area of New Guinea is very extensive. It comprises German New Guinea, British New Guinea and Dutch Indies as well as New Guinea, Papua, Dutch New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, UNTEA, Irian Barat and Indonesia.

History of the I-NG

The I-NG is a group of German speaking collectors who are avid collectors of the stamps and postal history of New Guinea. The Society was founded in 1971 and has over 100 members, who are not only living in Germany but all over the world including Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the UK, Norway, USA, Canada, Namibia, Japan, Singapore, Australia and Papua New Guinea.

The Papua Post

The quarterly magazine of the I-NG is called 'Papua Post' and does not only cover philately but also politics, culture and environment. Many of the members of the I-NG visited the island or worked there. Therefore the journal contains a wealth of inside information.

The internet presence

Our internet presence offers insights into an exotic and fascinating collecting area that even today offers ample opportunities for genuine research. Members of the I-NG have a special members area on this website.


Membership in the I-NG offers a lot of benefits:

  • ... quarterly issue of the magazine "Papua Post"

  • ... free classified in the magazine

  • ... free classified on the website

  • ... annual gathering of the Society

  • ... complete access to the website

  • ... contact to collectors with similar collecting interests

  • ... exchange of information
  • ... participation in the member-only auctions

 For membership please use the contact form.

Annual membership dues are only 25 Euro (Europe) or 30 Euro (overseas).

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