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PACIFIC ISLANDS

Auction # 144

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PACIFIC ISLANDS :
Fiji.
776
Selection of 25 early used stamps from 1871 to 1894 including 1871 6d Rose (mint), 1874 6 on 3d Green O/P Gothic Selection of 25 early used stamps from 1871 to 1894 including 1871 6d Rose (mint), 1874 6 on 3d Green O/P Gothic "VR" fiscally used, 1874 2 on 1d Blue O/P Roman "VR", 1875 2d on 6 on 3d Green O/P Gothic "VR" [tiny thin], 1875 2d on 12 on 6d Rose O/P Roman "VR" [tiny surface rub], 1876 2d on 3d Deep Green O/P "VR" on Wove paper, 1883-88 4d 12mm and 14mm on 2d Mauve, 1892 d on 1d Dull Blue, 1892 5d 2mm on 6d Rose and more. Attractive range with odd fault. Catalogue Value 3,661.00. Also small range of Stamp Duty issues and 2d Pale Green Canoe remainders blocks of 20 (3) CTO with Suva 15 DEC 00 cancellations.
350
425
sold
Tonga.
777
1966 3d on 1d Carmine and Brown-Orange Centenary of Tupou College with error 1966 3d on 1d Carmine and Brown-Orange Centenary of Tupou College with error "Inverted Surcharge" fine used, with Ceremuga certificate. A very rare stamp, with only a few known surviving copies. Sg 163b. (Footnote, we are only aware of this and one other copy being offered for sale over a long period of time).
1500
1100
sold
Western Samoa.
778
A selection of 7 different Photographic Essays for the 1935 Pictorial Definitive set to 2/- value, excluding the 6d value. The d, 2d, 4d and 2/- values are unadopted designs, similar to the issued stamps.A selection of 7 different Photographic Essays for the 1935 Pictorial Definitive set to 2/- value, excluding the 6d value. The d, 2d, 4d and 2/- values are unadopted designs, similar to the issued stamps.
100
80
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Pacific Islands.
Pacific Islands.
779
The Postage Stamps of New Zealand Vol. V by RJG Collins, The Stamps and Postal History of the Pacific Islands under New Zealand administration, Samoa and the Ross Dependency, hardbound in half leather. Published in 1967 with many illustrations and much detail not available elsewhere. (818 pages). In fair to good condition, with no dust cover. No 284 of 1,000 copies.
200
160
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