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Auction: 173 - Lot number: 1113 << Previous   Next >>

Category: TRISTAN DA CUNHA

Description: Mounted collection including 1919 stained cover with almost fine Type I cachet & superb Type II cachet in violet, 1922 grievously treated but commercial cover with superb Type II cachet plus 'BR ANTARCTIC/ MAY25/ 1922/EXPEDITION 1921' cds (& the fascinating enclosed letter from an islander & signed "Mrs Lavarello"), 1926 commercial cover to South Africa with Type II cachet, 1930 commercial cover with Type III cachet, 1936 to Germany with GB 1d pair tied by manuscript "Posted at Tristan/da Cunha Isd/on Board [SS HARMALA]/11.8.36", 1936 Commercial cover with Type V cachet in blue, 1937 Coronation Day cover signed "William P Repetto", 1939 apparently commercial cover with superb Type VI cachet in blue-black, 1945 two Forces covers with Type VI cachets, 1947 1d "Potato Stamp" x8 including a strip of 5, 1950-51 three commercial covers to Pitcairn Island (!) each with Type IX cachet, issued stamps SG 1-67 mint plus plain FDCs of both Fish sets, etc etc. An excpetional basis for expansion. (Qty 67 + 80 covers)

Listed in: TRISTAN DA CUNHA , Postal History , landscape - Islands

Estimate: AUD$ 2000.00

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Item was sold for: $4,800.00