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DOMINICA: Hagners with QV Crown CC Perf 12½ 6d & 1/- (pen cancels), Perf 14 1/- *, 1882-83 surcharged bisect trio used, KEVII 1903 & 1907 Roseau sets * (each 1d is used), KGV 1908 Roseau set *, 1921 Script to 2/- *, 1923 part set to 5/- & £1, also a few revenues, earlies in mixed condition otherwise mostly fine, Cat £1000+. (Qty 90)
Selection on Hagners including 1878 No Watermark 6d * & 1/- (short perfs) used, 1885 4d grey-black *, 1889 1d red-brown * & 4d used, 1891 ½d on 1d bisect used, 1891 ½d to 1/- (ex 4d) *, 1898 2/6d & 5/- (off-centre) *, KEVII 1904 set to 5/- *, KGV MCA 3/- * plus 5/- maroon & 10/- used, Script 3/- *, Whale & Penguin to 2/6d *, KGVI 1938 Pictorial set *, condition mostly fine, Cat £3500. [** The QV 4d is not the grey-black shade. The estimate & reserve have been reduced to $1500/$1150 **]
CAROLINE ISLANDS: 1910 apparently commercial cover with 'SUDSEE-EXPEDITION/DER/HAMBURGISCHEN WISSENSCHAFT LICHEN/STIFTUNG' imprint on the flap, to Germany with 20pf bisect Mi 10H tied by 'PONAPE/KAROLINEN/12 10/07' cds & a reasonable strike alongside of the second-type mailbag seal ('PONAPE' shorter than 'KAROLINEN'), horizontal and vertical folds, Cat €9000. Bothe Certificate (1967).Friedemann at page 773 states that demand from sailors aboard a visiting naval squadron depleted stocks of the 5pf and 10pf value, resulting in the '5pf' on 3pf Provisional Surcharge and the 20pf provisional bisect. At page 775, it is stated that about 500 covers were processed with the 20pf bisect.
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