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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - Ship Mail
Pacific Islands group from Solomons x5 including three real photo types (two by Beattie from Hobart), Fanning Island, Cook Islands x2, New Hebrides undivided backs x7, Norfolk Island, Samoa x7, Tonga x9 including real photo type of the King's Wedding, and 1d Postal Cards "NUKUALOFA" & "PINE-APPLE PLANTATION" both with 'AUCKLAND/LOOSE LETTERS' cds, New Caledonia x5 including a guillotine (!) & Tahiti x4, etc, condition a bit variable but many are fine to superb. Ex Bronte Watts.
INDO-CHINA: Bundle with views etc of Annam x17 including several real photo types, Tonkin x3, Cambodia x3 and Laos, etc, mostly postally used including at least twenty to Australia and with good postmark content including mailboat sorters, condition varied but generally fine to very fine.
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1883-99 Overseas Usages 1d red with illustration of P&O SS "Caledonia", to Germany in 1899 with message headed "7.7.99/Red Sea" & with Italian 'BRINDISI/(AMB)' Travelling Post Office datestamp, a very fine & very early Ship postcard. Ex Keith Harrison.
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS: Companion range of used cards including "Tanjong Rhu", "Bleaching of Rattan", "Malay Festival", "Borneo Wharf (French Mail Steamer)", "Mundo Dance", "Gas Works, Gelang Road", "Teutonic Club", "Tank Road Railway Station", etc, also Penang x4; two franked with perfins; postmarks including 'RAFFLES HOTEL' part-strikes x2, 'ORCHARD' ROAD' & superb octagonal 'MARSEILLE A YOKOHAMA No 8', destinations including Hanoi, Hong Kong, Copenhagen, Osaka, Moscow & Algiers, condition variable but many are fine to very fine unused.
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS: Group with captions in French x21, German x2 or Dutch x2, postmarks include French hexagonal 'MARSEILLE A YOKOHAMA/No 4' x3, '...No 9' and circular '...No 1' and 'YOKOHAMA A MARSEILLE No (?)' datestamps, generally fine to very fine.