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Auction: 236 - Lot number: 1344 << Previous   Next >>

Category: SAMOA

Description: 1914 commercial cover to Sydney endorsed "Via Pago Pago" (!) with GRI 'd' on 5pf pair - minor faults - tied German-type 'APIA/11.9.14/(SAMOA)' cds, manuscript "Passed by Censor/N.Z.E.F./HFH/Lt" in red crayon alongside, Sydney 'SP21' roller cancel arrival on back. Ex Jack Hughes: sold at auction in 2011 for $US1207. BPA Certificate (1978). [The first censor was Lieut HF Harlock, who probably was also the writer of the letter. Dick Burgess states the first 'Passed by Censor' h/s is known from 13.9.1914 and states "... covers are known censored in manuscript"]

Listed in: Censored Mail , GERMAN COLONIES , NEW GUINEA "G.R.I." Overprints , NEW ZEALAND , Military World War I , Transport - ships & boats , overprinted stamps , SAMOA

Estimate: AUD$ 1000.00

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Item was sold for: $750.00