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Displaying 1 - 20 of 57 Lots in Category - Samoa
Pacific Islands including Cook Islands 1920 Pictorials used, 1932 Pictorials * (2); New Guinea 1925 Huts optd 'OS' to 1/- *, 1937 2d scarlet block of 10 with Ash Imprint *; New Hebrides 1911 Arms *; Niue 1903 Birds (2) *; Papua Lakatois including Bicolour 3d 'CA/JBC' Dual Monogram Block (faults) & 1937 1d green complete sheet with Ash Imprint (*, minor perf separation); Samoa 1886-1900 2/6d purple *, plus additional useful items including covers and part-sets, Cat £750. (Qty 1000s)
Postal history group with Cook Islands 1901 usage to Germany of 1d Makea Postal Card with Torea ½d blue & 1932 registered cover with Perf 14x13 4d SG 103b block of 4; Penrhyn 1903 registered cover with Opts ½d 1d & 2½d & 1920 registered cover to France with French resealing tape; Niue 1903 registered cover to Germany via Pago Pago (b/s) with New York exchange office registration label; and Samoa 1914 OAS PPC to NZ, 1914 & 1916 both with 'Passed by Censor' h/s, 1918 with light 'SAMOA/[Arms]/GOVERNMENT/HOUSE/OFFICIAL/PAID' cachet, & 1919 commercial with rare black/white registration label. (Qty 10)
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1918 commercial cover to "Mr Ling Tseou/Chinese Consulate/Apia/Samoa', Junk 4c x5 tied to the reverse by Peking cds & boxed registration h/s on the face, Singapore & Sydney transit & superb 'APIA' arrival b/s, faint Samoa censor handstamp on the face, ironed-out vertical fold. Excellent origin/destination item.
SAMOA: 1901 Yachts 5pf, 10pf x2, 25pf and 1mk to rmk between Mi 7 & 19 each on separate small piece, postmarks include 'FAGAMOLO' (on the 2mk), 'MALUA', 'MULIFANUA', 'PALAULI' (with Jaschke-Lantelme Certificate) & 'SALELAVALU', Cat €975+. (Qty 8)
SAMOA: 1902 cover to the German Post Office at Shanghai with 3pf x2 5pf 10pf & 20pf tied by 'APIA' cds, 'Apia/ Eingeschreiben' registration label & 'R'-in-oval h/s (presumably applied at Sydney), Sydney & Hong Kong transit and British Post Office in Shanghai arrival b/s, minor soiling. Excellent origin/destination cover.
SAMOA: 1909 overweight linen-lined cover to Germany & endorsed "Registered Recommandé" with rare franking of 30pf 40pf & 2mk, posted aboard ship & the stamps cancelled in transit with 'AUCKLAND/NZ/LOOSE LETTERS' cds, Auckland registration label affixed & tied by 'AUCKLAND NZ/REGISTERED' cds, minor aging & soiling.
SAMOA: NEW ZEALAND OCCUPATION: 1914 GRI Overprints ½d on 3pf to 9d on 80pf SG 101-109 plus 2½d with No Fraction Bar SG 104a and '3 Shillings' on 3mk SG 113 all on small pieces, Cat £1600+; also defective OAS cover to Auckland with ½d on 3pf pair. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Basel Certificate (2004) for the 3mk. (Qty 11 + cover)
SAMOA: 1914 GRI '½d.' on 5pf green SG 102 with Misplaced Surcharge ('G.R.I.' appearing twice), minor vertical crease. [See also Lots 932 to 954, under 'SAMOA']
1877-80 Samoa Express with genuine First State 3d SG 2 [Pos 18] with heavy ironed-out crease (unused), Second State 6d SG 6 [Pos 1, (pen cancel in red)], Pos  & [9 (truncated at the base)] both with Apia cds & 1/- SG 7 [Pos 9], and Fourth State 9d SG 20 [Pos 4] unused, Cat £2000+; then an array of reprints including a few blocks, large-part reconstructions of the 1d 2d & 3d, and a few "used". Ex Carl Walske. (Qty 6 & 200+ reprints)
1877-80 Samoa Express First State 3d deep scarlet SG 2 with part of the Papermaker's Watermark, characteristic rough perforations, light Apia cds overstruck with "sunburst" cancel of Levuka or Suva (Fiji), Cat £220. With Peter Holcombe Opinion (1998). [Jack Hughes' two singles sold for $US335 & $US299]
1877-80 Samoa Express 6d mauve SG 6 [Pos 8] from the base of the sheet, light but clear Apia cds of JAN/28/1879, Cat £650. Ex Carl Walske.
1877-80 Samoa Express Fourth State 9d orange-brown SG 20 upper-right corner example, neat 'APIA/JUL/18/1880/SAMOA', Cat £400. A gem! Peter Holcombe Opinion (1998). [Jack Hughes' very fine example sold for $US690]
1896 Error of Colour Perf 11 2½d black SG 82 lower-right corner block of 9, virtually full o.g., Cat £720++ (mounted). Robert Odenweller Certificate (2005) states "...with full original gum, five stamps never hinged". [Jack Hughes had no multiple of this stamp]
1914 'G.R.I.' Overprints '½d.' on 3pf to '9d.' on 80pf SG 101-109, SG 101 & 104 are in pairs, plus '½d.' on 3pf with Missing Fraction Bar & '½d.' on 5pf with '1' to Left of '2', mostly tied to small pieces by Apia cds, Cat £460+. (Qty 13)
1914 'G.R.I.' Overprints '½d.' on 3pf to '9d.' on 80pf plus '3 Shillings.' on 3mk & '5 Shillings.' on 5mk SG 101-109, 113 & 114, most including the high values are very well centred, all tied to a locally addressed cover (folded at the base), Cat £2500+.
1914 'G.R.I.' Overprints blocks of 4 comprising '½d.' on 3pf, '½d.' on 5pf, '1d.' on 10pf, '2½d.' on 20pf (block of 9), '3d.' on 25pf, '6d.' on 50pf & '9d.' on 80pf, Cat £1080+. Bothe Certificate (1977) for the '9d.' on 80pf. (Qty 6 blocks)
1914 'G.R.I.' Overprints '½d.' on 3pf brown vertical pair from the base of the sheet, the lower unit with Comma after 'I,' SG 101c, tied to small piece by Apia cds, Cat £440+. [This variety occurred on the last unit of the vertical forme of 10. Robert Gibbs states only 40 - four sheets x10 each - were printed before the error was corrected]
1914 'G.R.I.' Overprints '½d.' on 5pf green with Comma after 'I,' SG 102c, Apia cds, Cat £180. Ex Robert Gibbs. RPSofL Certificate (1982). [Again, Robert Gibbs states that only 40 were printed. The catalogue value should therefore be seen as conservative]
1914 'G.R.I.' Overprints '½d.' on 5pf green with the Surcharge Double SG 102d, unused, Cat £750. RPSofL Certificate (1982). [Robert Gibbs states that only eight examples have been recorded]
1914 'G.R.I.' Overprints '2½d.' on 20pf ultramarine vertical pair from the base of the sheet, the lower unit with Comma after 'I,' SG 104d, Apia cds, Cat £850+. Peter Holcombe Opinion (1992). [Again, Robert Gibbs states that only 40 were printed. J Edgar Williams' single sold for $661]