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NAURU COLLECTIONS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1701 c 1916-37 Small cover collection of eight covers mostly with overprinted values, includes an early registered cover to the United States posted in October of 1916 with four each of the 1/2p, 1p, and 2 1/2p values, mostly in strips, also includes a scarce W.T. Wilson cover with narrow overprint on 2p Orange, Die II (S.G. #5) and two registered covers with single frankings of the 5/- Carmine in two distinctly different shades, also set covers of the two later commemorative set, all are fresh and attractive, fine-very fine (S.G. #1/47). Est. $500-750

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
NEWFOUNDLAND
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1702 nh 55 55, 1894 5c Bright blue, a gem mint example, extraordinarily well centered within large margins, bright rich color, immaculate o.g., never hinged, extremely fine and
exceedingly choice a rare stamp in this pristine never hinged quality (Unitrad#55, 1894 5c Bright blue, a gem mint example, extraordinarily well centered within large margins, bright rich color, immaculate o.g., never hinged, extremely fine and exceedingly choice; a rare stamp in this pristine never hinged quality (Unitrade C$180.00). (Image) $75.00

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
1703 nh 239a 239a, 1937 15c Coronation, vertical pair imperforate between, the center pair in a vertical strip of four, exceptionally well centered, pristine o.g., n.h., extremely fine it
is believed that only about 20 pairs are known.#239a, 1937 15c Coronation, vertical pair imperforate between, the center pair in a vertical strip of four, exceptionally well centered, pristine o.g., n.h., extremely fine; it is believed that only about 20 pairs are known. (Image) $675.00

SOLD for $1,250.00
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1704 nhbl 253-66 var. 253-66 var., 1941-44 1c-48c Definitives, imperforate and with security punch cplt., in blocks of four, all with large even margins and fresh colors, a few with minor flaws from
handling (two have small printers marks on one stamp), o.g., n.h.,#253-66 var., 1941-44 1c-48c Definitives, imperforate and with security punch cplt., in blocks of four, all with large even margins and fresh colors, a few with minor flaws from handling (two have small printer's marks on one stamp), o.g., n.h., very fine; the lot also includes the 1947 4c Princess Elizabeth and 5c Deck of the Matthew (#269 and 270) in similar blocks; these sixteen stamps are the only ones that exist in this form, with only 50 pairs of each being known. (Image) Unitrade C$7,200.00+

SOLD for $750.00
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1705 og C3f C3f, 1921 35c Red with Air Mailto Halifax, N.S.1921 overprint, 1 12mm between Air and Mail  a lovely well centered mint single of this scarce variety, being only one position
in the setting of 25, exceptionally well centered with large#C3f, 1921 35c Red with "Air Mail/to Halifax, N.S./1921" overprint, 1 1/2mm between "Air" and "Mail" a lovely well centered mint single of this scarce variety, being only one position in the setting of 25, exceptionally well centered with large margins, radiant color, o.g., lightly hinged, extremely fine (Unitrade C$450.00). (Image) $300.00

SOLD for $150.00
Will close during Public Auction
NEW ZEALAND
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1706 c S.G. #CC1 S.G. CC1, PaidatAuckland.New.Zealand Crowned-circle red handstamp, excellent strike on 1848 folded missionary cover to the Wesleyan Mission house in London,
AucklandNew-ZealandFE 12 1848 double-arc c.d.s. on the reverse, rated 4 then S.G. #CC1, "Paid/at/Auckland.New.Zealand" Crowned-circle red handstamp, excellent strike on 1848 folded missionary cover to the Wesleyan Mission house in London, "Auckland/New-Zealand/FE 12 1848" double-arc c.d.s. on the reverse, rated "4" then "1/-", backstamped, very fine and attractive (S.G. £300). (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1707 c S.G. #CC1 S.G. CC1, PaidatAuckland.New.Zealand Crowned-circle red handstamp, clear strike on 1848 folded cover to the Camden, New South Wales, AucklandNew-ZealandNO 28 1848 double-arc
c.d.s. on the reverse, rated 8 and 18, large Sydney transiS.G. #CC1, "Paid/at/Auckland.New.Zealand" Crowned-circle red handstamp, clear strike on 1848 folded cover to the Camden, New South Wales, "Auckland/New-Zealand/NO 28 1848" double-arc c.d.s. on the reverse, rated "8" and "1/8", large Sydney transit c.d.s. on the reverse, very fine (S.G. £300). (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $550.00
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1708 c S.G. #CC8 S.G. CC8, PaidatWellington.New.Zealand Crowned-circle red handstamp, clear strike on 1853 entire folded letter to England, well struck WellingtonNew-ZealandMR 15 1853
double-arc c.d.s. on the reverse, rated 8 in manuscript, London tranS.G. #CC8, "Paid/at/Wellington.New.Zealand" Crowned-circle red handstamp, clear strike on 1853 entire folded letter to England, well struck "Wellington/New-Zealand/MR 15 1853" double-arc c.d.s. on the reverse, rated "8" in manuscript, London transits on front and back and backstamped Cockermouth, very fine and attractive (S.G. £350). (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $350.00
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1709 c S.G. #CC8 S.G. CC8, PaidatWellington.New.Zealand Crowned-circle red handstamp, a wonderfully well struck example of this frank on domestic entire folded letter to Wanganui, marked Per
Overland Mail at top, WellingtonNew-ZealandFE 3 1862 rimlessS.G. #CC8, "Paid/at/Wellington.New.Zealand" Crowned-circle red handstamp, a wonderfully well struck example of this frank on domestic entire folded letter to Wanganui, marked "Per Overland Mail" at top, "Wellington/New-Zealand/FE 3 1862" rimless c.d.s. on the reverse, ms. "2" in red crayon, horizontal file fold that barely affects the Crowned-circle, very fine; an unusual and rare domestic usage after stamps had been introduced in New Zealand (S.G. £350). (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $280.00
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PITCAIRN ISLANDS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1710 c S.G. #C4 var.  S.G. C4 var. Posted in Pitcairn Island.1924 No stamps available handstamp, two full strikes of this handstamp being very similar to Cachet III but dated 1924 instead of 1923,
plus including a period after Island and an apostrophe after 1 S.G. #C4 var. "Posted in Pitcairn Island./1924' No stamps available" handstamp, two full strikes of this handstamp being very similar to Cachet III but dated 1924 instead of 1923, plus including a period after "Island" and an apostrophe after "1924", on an attractive cover to Mrs. Alta M. Christensen, c/o Minnesota Bible House in St. Paul, on the reverse is a pair of United States 5c Rose red postage dues (#J64a) though covers with the cachets indicating no stamps were available were to be treated as properly posted and needing no postage to be collected, also on the reverse has a very interesting contemporaneous notation by the sender: "Jan 6, 9. P.M. just received news by wire that the mail boat will be here 4 in the morning, with Auntie and Uncle Nield and Aunt Mary Ann on board", Auntie Nield was Rosalind Amelia Young-Nield who died on the Island 24 days later, very fine; a fascinating and extremely rare cover, this being the only recorded example of this unlisted cachet type. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1711 c 1939 U.S.S. North Star  Expedition to the South Pole cover, special cacheted cover posted on Admiral Byrds visit to Pitcairn Island on his way to the South Pole, posted to
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, signed by Richard B. Black designe1939 U.S.S. "North Star " Expedition to the South Pole cover, special cacheted cover posted on Admiral Byrd's visit to Pitcairn Island on his way to the South Pole, posted to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, signed by Richard B. Black designer of the cachet and Arthur H. Young, descendent of Edward Young of the H.M.S. "Bounty", "Pitcairn Island/N.Z. Postal Agency/ 14 DE 39" c.d.s. and initialed by Postmaster Richard Edward Christian indicating that postage had been paid even though no stamps were available, very fine; about 200 covers were prepared thus for delivery to the United States and accompanied by the mimeographed letter enclosed that describes the cover and occasion; a particularly desirable example having been sent to President Roosevelt; red Roosevelt collection handstamp on front and back. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $725.00
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1712 c 11-12 11-12, 1949 Silver Wedding Anniversary cplt. on registered FDC to England, stamps tied by Pitcairn IslandPost Office1 Aug. 49 c.d.s. with additional strike at left, accompanied
by rare original Post Office order form signed by Postmaster And#11-12, 1949 Silver Wedding Anniversary cplt. on registered FDC to England, stamps tied by "Pitcairn Island/Post Office/1 Aug. 49" c.d.s. with additional strike at left, accompanied by rare original Post Office order form signed by Postmaster Andrew Young that was returned to the addressee of the cover, very fine (S.G. #11-12). (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
1713 BK S.G. #SB1 S.G. SB1, 1940 King George V complete booklet, a lovely hand manufactured booklet produced by the Fiji Government with a single stamp of each value of the first issue of
Pitcairn Island, covers are crisp with the long staple used in the manufactS.G. #SB1, 1940 King George V complete booklet, a lovely hand manufactured booklet produced by the Fiji Government with a single stamp of each value of the first issue of Pitcairn Island, covers are crisp with the long staple used in the manufacture of the small issuance of only 500 booklets, a bit of translucency is present from the hand cut wax paper interleaving endemic to the very few booklets that yet remain intact, very fine; the supply of booklets was included in the first shipment of stamps to Pitcairn in 1940, awareness of there existence was not known by the general public until after the war, by which time the supply was exhausted; a great booklet rarity of this popular country with very few examples known; small handstamp of Culkin Stamp Co. inside the back cover (S.G. £2,750) (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $3,250.00
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1714 BK S.G. #SB1 var. S.G. SB1 var., 1940 King George V complete booklet, a provisional booklet made up by Postmaster Roy Clark after the original supply of booklets was exhausted (approximately
1943), these are identical to the issued booklet with the same cover thaS.G. #SB1 var., 1940 King George V complete booklet, a provisional booklet made up by Postmaster Roy Clark after the original supply of booklets was exhausted (approximately 1943), these are identical to the issued booklet with the same cover that folds around, and including a single stamp of each value of the first issue of Pitcairn issue and identical wax paper interleaving, the 2/6 value in this booklet is a top right corner single with control no. 255, Clark lacked a stapler so he used a small paper fastener to hold the booklet together, fresh and attractive, all the covers that were available to the Clark had small flaws, this has a faint diagonal bend, very fine; the interesting origin of these booklets is revealed in a letter from Roy Clark to Dr. Arthur Delaney after the war, "..of our first issue (1940) a few booklets were sent here for sale. These were soon sold out. The Government never has renewed booklets, though I did for a few friends of mine make up a few empty covers that came with the shipment. I have no idea of the number of booklets sold. Those I made were not many."; it is believe that less than fifteen booklets were made by Postmaster Roy Clark; another great booklet rarity of Pitcairn Island. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $3,750.00
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1715 c 1936-40 Pitcairn postal history collection of ten covers posted through the New Zealand postal agency, includes a 1936 Karl Lewis illustrated cover, a 1937 1p New Zealand Coronation FDC with a letter by Roy White who became postmaster a bit later explaining how rare these were, also a 1939 cover carried on the U.S.S. "North Star" when Admiral Byrd stopped at Pitcairn on his way to Antarctica, with New Zealand Agency c.d.s. and "Ahurei/Ile Rapa/17 12 39" c.d.s., the first port of call after departure, the rest are covers with New Zealand franking tied by the agency c.d.s., three with handstamped or printed cachets, some are identified by the ships that carried them, two are last day of the New Zealand Postal Agency, one posted the next day out of the newly opened Pitcairn post office with Pitcairn franking, condition varies but most are fine-very fine; an interesting collection with supporting collateral. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,200.00
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PUERTO RICO
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1716 c S.G. #CC1 S.G. CC1, PaidatSan Juan Porto Rico Crowned-circle black handstamp, upright well struck example on folded cover to Carufiano, Venezuela, San Juan Porto RicoJY 29 1856
double-arc c.d.s. on reverse with similar St. Thomas transit, rate 1-S.G. #CC1, "Paid/at/San Juan Porto Rico" Crowned-circle black handstamp, upright well struck example on folded cover to Carufiano, Venezuela, "San Juan Porto Rico/JY 29 1856" double-arc c.d.s. on reverse with similar St. Thomas transit, rate "1/-" in red crayon and black receiving c.d.s. on the front with bold "2" handstamp for internal postage, a very fine and handsome Crowned-circle cover (S.G. £650). (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
ST. CHRISTOPHER
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1717 c 1792-1845 Pre-stamp cover collection of five mostly folded entire letters, starts with an early 1792 folded ship cover to England without St. Christopher marking, also includes
a lovely St. Kitts19 JA 19 1816 medium fleuron c.d.s. on the front1792-1845 Pre-stamp cover collection of five mostly folded entire letters, starts with an early 1792 folded ship cover to England without St. Christopher marking, also includes a lovely "St. Kitts/19 JA 19 1816" medium fleuron c.d.s. on the front of an 1816 entire folded letter, similar small fleuron c.d.s. on the reverse of an 1844 entire letter and two letters with St. Kitts double-arc postmarks, all to London with appropriate backstamps, fine-very fine. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $400.00
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1718 c 21 21, 1887 OnePenny. surcharge on 12p Green with pen line through the old value, a scarce block of four tied to 1887 O.H.M.S. cover to Essex in England by A12 in vertical oval of
bars cancel, St. KittsJU 9 87 c.d.s. at left, backstamped, a#21, 1887 "One/Penny." surcharge on 1/2p Green with pen line through the old value, a scarce block of four tied to 1887 O.H.M.S. cover to Essex in England by "A12" in vertical oval of bars cancel, "St. Kitts/JU 9 87 c.d.s. at left, backstamped, affixed close to the top causing minor corner creases to the bottom right stamp, otherwise very fine; an exceptionally scarce use of this provisional surcharge due to a shortage of the 1p and 4p values in this period (S.G. #26). (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $475.00
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ST. KITTS-NEVIS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1719 O 1870-1948 Attractive used collection of over 60 stamps starting with a small group of the early Victoria issues of St. Christopher, mostly first issue perf. 12 1/2 including multiples, the St. Kitts-Nevis 1903 and 1905-18 issues are complete including extra examples showing shades, the George V sets are largely complete as well less the £1 value which is present with forged December 8, 1923 cancel, also the the 1923 Tercentenary set is present with the same forged cancel, none of which are counted, fine-very fine (S.G. catalog value is in excess of £1,100 for the genuine material). Est. $500-750

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
1720 c 1888-1944 Interesting postal history collection of 23 covers starting with a St. Christopher 4p Gray (#14) single franking 1888 cover to the United States, eleven covers with the Edward VII period issues of St. Kitts-Nevis including five with "War Tax" overprints, several are registered to the United States and Europe, also includes three George V covers including one postage due cover to the Cayman Islands with Cayman Islands Centenary franking used as postage dues, also a half dozen George VI covers with higher value frankings by air to the United States, fine-very fine and well worth examining. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction

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