Catalogue

Auction 38 - Saturday, March 13, 2021

 LotTypeDescriptionPriceBid
916 / British Solomon Isl 1907-8 large & small Canoes sets mint. Also small Canoes "SPECIMEN" ovpt set of 11. Also a few small Canoes FU. SG 1-17. Cat £800+. $375.00 Spin UpSpin Down
917 M Cook Isl 1902 ½d Tern blue-green vert pair, imperf horiz. SG 23a. Cat £1300. Mint. $650.00 Spin UpSpin Down
918 * Cook Isl 1902 2d White Tern, p11. Complete sheet of 60 (10 x 6) with wmk inverted. 45 stamps star wmk inverted, 13 show part letter wmk. 2 show no wmk. Unlisted by SG but referred to as "known" by Robson Lowe. MUH but multiple tone spots on gum side. SG 31 var. Cat £660 as ordinary. $1,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
919 P Cook Isl, Aitutaki, Penrhyn, Niue c1920-7 Pictorials seln on Hagners, nearly all in blks of 4. Incl 56 plate proofs (incl 13 blk of 4s); 23 centre plate die proofs (incl 5 blk of 4s) & 30 issued stamps incl 3 blk of 6s & 3 blk of 4s). Also 3 later plate proof pairs. No dupn between items, but no sets. $1,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
920 P Cook Isl 1920 Pictorials set of 6 imperf plate proof corner blocks of 4, in issued colours on ungummed no wmk paper. $600.00 Spin UpSpin Down
921 M* Cook Isl 1921 2/- to £1 QVLTs DLR paper; 1926 Admirals (2/- both papers); 1931 2/6d-£1, all "Rarotonga" ovpts mint, SG 76-80, 90-2, 95-8. Also Niue 1918-23 QVLTs DLR, p14¼ x 14, 2/- - £1 (10/- & £1 MUH) & 1931 2/6d-£1 Arms Cowan (minor hinge stains), SG 33-7, 51-4. SG cat £1000+. $600.00 Spin UpSpin Down
922 * Cook Isl 1932 1d Capt Cook, no wmk. LL corner block of 4 with two LH stamps showing mixed perf at left (extra row p14) in left hand side (mounted one on lower selvedge). Some gum crackling. SG 100, 100b. Cat £472. MUH. $225.00 Spin UpSpin Down
923 C Gilbert & Ellice Isl 1911-1944 7 covers: 1) long OHMS regd cover to France (vert fold & tear), franked EVII 5d & 1/- ovpt FU, canc 2 strikes Ocean Isl double ring cds JY 15 11, G&E reg label. Stated to be earliest known usage of such label. 2) 1922 x 3 reg'd covers (Ocean Isl) to Samoa with GV set to 5/- & 1d War Tax canc double circle G&E Isl colony cds JA 17 22, Apia receiving mark 15 FE 22. 3) Silver Jubilee set on reg'd cover. 4) GVII set to 5/- on regd cover to Fiji, handwritten reg Tarawa double circle G&E Isl Colony, Tarawa, PO Tara cancels undated receiving b/s Suva. Also regd cover Canton Isl with GVI to 2/-. $450.00 Spin UpSpin Down
924 M Gilbert & Ellice Isl 1924 10/- & £1 GV, VLH. SG 24 & 35. Cat £710. Mint. $325.00 Spin UpSpin Down
925 M New Guinea 1939 Airmail set of 14. SG 212-225. Cat £1100. Mint. $650.00 Spin UpSpin Down
926 M* New Hebrides 1908-10 Fiji ovpts: 1st type ovpt set of 9, 2nd type ovpt set of 7, 2nd type Specimen ovpts set of 7. Cat £494. Mint (some MUH) $225.00 Spin UpSpin Down
927 U Niue 1902 1d Universal ovpt "NIUE". SG 1. Cat £300. FU. $200.00 Spin UpSpin Down
928 U Papua 1932 Pictorials set of 16 plus ½d black & buff shade (pulled perf) + extras 1d, 3d & 5d. SG 130-45, 130a. Cat £500+. FU. $265.00 Spin UpSpin Down
929 * Penhryn 1914 6d EVII complete sheet of 120. 1 horiz sheet fold, incl 2 plate dots on selvedge (cat CP $3500 for equivalent NZ stamp). SG 22. Cat £2880+. MUH. $2,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
930 U Samoa 1878-9 5/- Express, 2nd state, position R1/1, p12½ imperf top & left. Fine APR 21 1879 cds cancels. Surface thin top left corner. SG 9. Cat £1300. APS cert (2002). FU. $375.00 Spin UpSpin Down
931 M* Samoa 1879 1d Blue Express stamps complete sheet of 20, 3rd state, p12. Some minor blemishes incl tropicalised gum as to be expected. SG 15. Cat £800. OG. Mint/MUH. $550.00 Spin UpSpin Down
932 P Samoa c1921 Huts set of 12 imperf plate proofs in blue on wove paper. $200.00 Spin UpSpin Down
933 C Swains Isl 1931 group of 4 covers all addressed to Paul Diefenderfer, with "Swains Island" S/L cachet in purple. 1) Pago Pago May 15 pmk to American Samoa signed by AE Jennings. 2) Honolulu Jun 12 machine cancel to USA signed Diefenderfer; 3) Pago Pago Aug 12 pmk, addressed to USA, signed by McMullan. 4) Pago Pago Nov 5 pmk addressed to Pago Pago, readdressed USA, signed by AE Jennings. All but Aug 12 cover listed by Burgess. A rare group. $2,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down