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Auction 39 - Saturday, September 25, 2021

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768 / Cook Isl 1892 provisionals seln/colln on Hagners: 1d x 12 m, 10 u; 1½d x 13 m, 11 u incl blk of 4; 2½d x 14 m & 14 u incl blk of 4; 10d x 4 m & 15 u incl blk of 4. Plus about 9 Fournier forgeries + 7 other facsimilies etc. Nice range both papers & various cancellations. Genuine stamps alone cat approx £5500. A remarkable group. $1,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
769 C Cook Isl 1892 1d blue provisionals postal stationery seln - 5 unused & 2 used, various shades & sizes. The 2 used (both philatelic) incl FDI Rarotonga 19 AP 1892 boxed cancel & 6 April 1893 Rarotonga pmk addressed to Wellington. Also 1894 1d blue Queen Makea x 2 unused & 1 used (1906 to Wellington). $650.00 Spin UpSpin Down
770 C Cook Isl 1892 10d provisional on regd cover to Melbourne - Rarotonga 12 OC 94 cdss, b/s Auckland 25 OCT & Melbourne 7 NOV. RPSL cert (1967). $375.00 Spin UpSpin Down
771 M Cook Isl 1892 provisionals set x 6 - all 6 stereo positions with identification notes & sketches. SG 1-4. Cat £1350. Mint. $575.00 Spin UpSpin Down
772 P Cook Isl 1893-1914 1d Queen Makea set of imperf proof sheets, made in 1980 from the defaced original plates held in the National Museum of NZ (later Te Papa). This set of 8 proof sheets (on highly surfaced unwmk paper) was presented to Jim Brodie in appreciation of his help in staging an exhibit at the museum. This lot incl proofs of: a) original setup (2 vert panes of 60, 6 x 10, with wide gutter between), separate proofs of each pane in red, blue, green (total 6 proofs); b) ditto, single red, blue panes of 60 with reversed date "15/5/93" at base; c) closed-up sheet of 120 (without gutter, as 1908 printing), photographic proof in black. 9 proof sheets in all. Unique archive. Ex Brodie. $500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
773 C Cook Isl 1896-7 2 reg'd covers addressed to WJ Hawley, Wellington. 1) 1d blue, 1½d, 2½d, 5d & 10d Queen Makea's, all p12 x 11½, tied by Rarotonga 5 AP 96 double ring cdss. 2) 1d blue, 1½d & 5d p12 x 11½; 2½d & 10d p11 tied by 28 MY 97 Rarotonga double ring cdss. $750.00 Spin UpSpin Down
774 * Cook Isl 1902 2d White Tern complete sheet of 60 (10 x 6) with wmk invtd, p11. 45 stamps star wmk invtd, 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
775 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
776 U Cook Isl 1921 2/- to £1 QVLT ovpts set of 5 as (folded) complete sheets of 60, DLR paper (2/- with red ovpts). Each sheet incls R1/6 & R3/7 "trimmed RAROTONGA" ovpts. Some gum tropicalisation affects all, but frontal appearance unaffected. SG 76-80, 76a-80a. SG cat £18,300+. $7,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
777 / Fiji 1876-77 VR Sydney ovpt accum in small s/b. 1d MNG x 25, used x 120+ (mainly pen cancels). 6d MNG x 1, used x 60+ (mainly pen cancels), incl blk of 6 & of 4. 4d on 3d used x 4, both papers, also 2nds. Ex missionary. Also monograph Rodger J, Postal History of Fiji; 1876-1910 - which lists many rural postmasters (who often used initials as pen cancels). SG 28, 30, 31, 33, 34. Cat c£10,000. $1,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
778 C German New Guinea 1892-1909 covers or p/cs x 5 to Germany from 4 diff offices: Stephansort 26.2.92 cds (fine) on Germany 20pf ultramarine Arms (SG Z11, cat £250 on stamp); Matupi 22.10.98, 4 good fine strikes on Germany 5pf x 2, 20pf, 50pf Arms SG Z9a, 11a, 13a (cat £500 on German stamps) on commercial cover; Matupi 27.1.01 (fine) on Germany 10pf lettercard; Simpsonhafen 15.4.09 (fine on 10pf Germany NG reply card); Finschhafen 4.1.07 (2 weak strikes). $1,250.00 Spin UpSpin Down
779 C German New Guinea 1901-12 covers x 3 (2 to Germany, 1 to Australia), all canc Friedrich Wilhelmshafen cds: 26.1.01 (2 fine on strip of 4 x 3pf, SG 1a), 23.3.10 (3 good on 10pf, 2 x 5pf Yacht), ?.?.12 (weak on 40pf Yacht on reg'd cover). Also fine Berlinhafen cds 24.10.98 on Germany 20pf Eagle on folded cover to Australia & 2 fine strikes 20.11.99 on fine Germany 10pf letter-card with added 1897 German New Guinea ovpt on 10pf Arms (5 items). Ex E O'Connor. $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
780 C German New Guinea 1911 reg'd cover to Germany, franked FU German NG 1M carmine & 2M blue Yacht SG 16, 17 (both with selvedge), canc Rabaul cds (4 strikes) 4.9.11. Vert fold (not through stamps). $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
781 C German New Guinea 1912 reg'd cover to Germany, franked Germania 10pf & German NG 25pf & 2 x 3pf Yacht, canc 3 weak strikes of German Sea Post cds 7.7.12, with "Deutsche Seepost Neu-Guinea-Zweiglinie" reg'n label, fine boxed "Reichspostdampfer Coblenz" h/s & "via Siberia" h/s. Fine cover. Purchased at A$550 in 2008. Also 3 postal stationery p/cs to Germany, canc good-fine strikes of 2 diff Herbertshöhe cds 1898-1902, & large philatelic reg'd piece to Austria with German NG 2M Yacht FU (SG 17, cat £110). Herbertshöhe cds 30.7.07. $1,000.00 Spin UpSpin Down
782 C German New Guinea 1912 PPC to Germany with German NG 5pf Yacht canc fine NAMATANAI cds 13.10.12, m/s "via Sibirien". View is of Hotel Deutscher Hof, Herbertshöhe (viewside damaged). Rare pmk: P.O open only Sept 1911-Nov 1914. $500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
783 / New Guinea, Papua etc c1900s-40s mint/used accum/colln on pages, Hagners etc. Noted: 1932 Birds air ovpts set of 16 mint + £1 FU; 1931 Birds OS ovpt set to 5/- mint; 1931 Huts air ovpt set to £1 mint; 1925 Huts OS ovpts x 2 sets to 2/- mint + 2/- FU; 1932 10/- Bird FU; 1939 £2 Air x 2 FU; plus many useful short sets mint & FU. Papua: Lakatois x 200+ mint & FU; useful 1930s Commem sets mint & FU, plus other useful short set. High cv. $1,500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
784 C New Guinea 1915-18 Australian Occupation of German New Guinea covers x 3: a) franked Marshall Isl 10pf Yacht with "G.R.I. 2d" ovpt canc fine oval rubber d/s (violet) " RABAUL / NEW BRITAIN" MAY 10 1915, to local address; b) same d/s (fine) JUN 28 1915 on Australian 1d GV with "N.W. PACIFIC ISLANDS" ovpt on censored cover (with "Herbertshöhe" h/s) to Sydney; c) censored reg'd cover to Switzerland, franked GV 1d, 4d ovpts canc 2 fine "KOKOPO" cds 4 SE 18, 3 transit b/s, still with original typed letter from postmaster, headed "Kokopo, late Herbertshöhe". Nice condition, scarce lot. $750.00 Spin UpSpin Down
785 C New Guinea 1930-8 range of 6 covers to overseas addresses. Noted: 1934 with 1½d, ½d Bird of Paradise "AIR MAIL" canc Brisbane, with fine circular "LOOSE / SHIP / LETTER" h/s at left; 1938 2d with "OS" ovpt on OHMS cover to NZ, Rabaul cds; & 4 air covers incl 1930 with "Guinea Airways Limited" h/s 22 SEP 1930 & Wau cds on 1½d Huts, "BY AIR" label to GB; others canc Kokopo, Wau & Rabaul. Nice cond. $500.00 Spin UpSpin Down
786 C Niue 1967 illustrated (long) NZPO FDC of decimal currency 1c to $2 defins with Niue pictorial cancel. 25c to $2 Arms are the scarce p11 varieties. Extremely scarce cover. $300.00 Spin UpSpin Down
787 M* Papua 1932 Pictorials set of 16 to £1. Mint (some MUH incl 6d & 10/-). SG 130-45. Cat £550. $400.00 Spin UpSpin Down