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    PACIFIC ISLANDS - OCEANIA, GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

    Lot 525
    Estimate: $250 Realised Price : $300

    1911-2001 collection on hagners including 1911 opts to 1/- used, 1912-27 values to 5/-, 1935-76 issues complete mint including Postage Dues, some Gilbert Islands issues, Kiribati 1979-2001 fairly complete range of definitives and commemorative, Miniature Sheets, etc, few issues optd 'SPECIMEN' (100s)

     

    Lot 526
    Estimate: $250

    1911 d to 1/- KEVII optd 'SPECIMEN' and additionally handstamped 'ULTRAMAR', the 1d damaged and surface abrasion on the 1/-. Rare (7)

     

    Lot 527
    Estimate: $400

    1912-24 KGV d to 1 (no 3d) optd 'SPECIMEN' and additionally handstamped 'COLONIAS' (d to 4d and 2/- to 5/-) or 'ULTRAMAR' (5d to 1/-) in violet; 1918 KGV 1d Red 'WAR TAX' optd 'SPECIMEN' and additionally handstamped 'COLONIAS' in red; 1922-27 d to 10/- optd 'SPECIMEN' only. Several abrasions and perf faults, still a rare group (18)

     

    Lot 528
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $120

    1922-27 KGV 10/- Green and Red/emerald, SG 35, marginal, fresh unmounted

     

    Lot 529
    Estimate: $60T Realised Price : $48

    Postage Dues: 1940 1d to 1/6d set, SG D1-8. Cat 140

     

    Lot 530
    Estimate: $500T Realised Price : $380

    Postal History: Cover selection comprising 'ATAFU ISLAND' handstamp in violet tying 4d KGV to Samoa; Funafuti 1945 OAS to US APO 709; Ocean Island 1911 reg'd to NSW bearing KEVII 6d (faults) and 1/- (2); 1911 OHBMS to UK bearing 2d; 1912 to Nauru; 1936 OHMS stampless to Karachi; 1936 Tarawa to UK bearing 6d; and Sydney Island 1943 to Fiji with Suva backstamp, mixed condition, some soiling, etc (9)

     

    Lot 531
    Estimate: $200

    Postal History: 1914-51 selection of covers, the earliest being 1914 bearing d (3) and 1d tied by double-circle datestamps to USA, 1922 five reg'd covers Ocean Is. to Apia with values to 1/-, later FDC's with various datestamps, 1951 Canton Is to Australia with KGVI set, etc, mixed condition (15 covers)

     

    Lot 532
    Estimate: $500T

    Postal History: Beru c.1943 cover to England bearing KGVI d tied by 'CUSTOMS OFFICE/ GILBERT &/ELLICE ISDS/BERU ISLANDS' (Vernon type 27) in black. Rare

     

    Lot 533
    Estimate: $350 Realised Price : $280

    Postal History: Christmas Island 1918 (14 Feb) cover bearing Perf 12 5c Cocoanut Plantations Ltd local tied by 'LOCAL POSTAGE' handstamp (Vernon type 54 - handbook states only six covers were used in 1918, this being the earliest), flap removed on arrival

     

    Lot 534
    Estimate: $250

    Postal History: Christmas Island 1918 (21 Feb) cover bearing Perf 12 5c Cocoanut Plantations Ltd local - damaged at right, tied by 'LOCAL POSTAGE' handstamp, flap removed on arrival

     

    Lot 535
    Estimate: $400T

    Postal History: Fanning Island small selection franked with N.Z. adhesives including 1907 PPC to NSW, covers 1913 to Ireland, 1920 to England and 1923 to USA and Hawaii, cancelled with type 21 datestamps, mixed condition (5 items)

     

    Lot 536
    Estimate: $125T Realised Price : $110

    Postal History: Fanning Island 1907 (26 Jun) local PPC with b&w view 'Tropical Vegetation, Fanning Island' to Ireland bearing N.Z. d tied (Vernon type 21 with long bars). Scarce early card

     

    Lot 537
    Estimate: $125T Realised Price : $100

    Postal History: Fanning Island 1909 (9 Mar) local PPC with b&w view 'Pacific Cable Station, Fanning Island' to Vancouver bearing N.Z. 1d tied (Vernon type 21 with long bars). Scarce early card

     

    Lot 538
    Estimate: $200T Realised Price : $240

    Postal History: Fanning Island 1932 (16 May) cover to England bearing Australia KGV 2d on 1d tied (Vernon type 21 with longer bars), handstamped in black 'TO PAY/4d' within circle alongside

     

    Lot 539
    Estimate: $80

    Postal History: Fanning Island 1938 (23 Jul) cover flown G.B. to Fanning Island on 1d 'All-Up' Empire Air Mail Scheme, pictorial cachet in black and arrival datestamp at left

     

    Lot 540
    Estimate: $400T Realised Price : $525

    Postal History: Gardner Island 1939 (18 Jun) cover to Hull Island bearing KGV 1d tied by mss native island name 'Nikumaroro/18.6.39 H.E.M.' within parallel lines. PO opened this date

     

    Lot 541
    Estimate: $350T

    Postal History: Hull Island 1939 (9 Jan) cover to Samoa bearing KGV d strip of three tied by mss 'HULL ISLAND/9.1.39/J.W.J.' within parallel lines (J.W. Jones was an overseer for Burns Philp), filing crease at left well clear of adhesives

     

    Lot 542
    Estimate: $350T Realised Price : $290

    Postal History: Hull Island 1939 (1 Sep) cover to Invercargill bearing New Zealand d and 1d tied by mss 'HULL ISLAND/1.9.39/J.W.J.' within parallel lines, N.Z. censor tape at left tied by circular 'PASSED BY CENSOR N.Z./9' in violet

     

    Lot 543
    Estimate: $500T

    Postal History: Kuria 1945 (11 Mar) cover to Betio bearing KGVI 2d tied by mss '11/3/45/Kuria/ Tebaki' (Tebaki being the name of the island scribe), minor soiling. Rare

     

    Lot 544
    Estimate: $1,250T Realised Price : $1,100

    Postal History: Maritime c.1930 cover to NSW bearing KGV 1d (4, one faulty) tied by two strikes of 'S.S. 'NAURU CHIEF' ' handstamp. Very rare on stamps other than Nauru

     

    Lot 545
    Estimate: $100

    Postal History: Nanumea 1952 (23 Dec) cover to USA via Canton Island bearing KGVI 2d tied by double-circled 'POST OFFICE/NANUMEA' datestamp, 'Tx.2d' circled in blue crayon and in ink 'Tax 2d.', Canton Island and Funafuti backstamps, opened-out and flapless. Scarce

     

    Lot 546
    Estimate: $150T

    Postal History: Ocean Island 1914 (22 Jan) reg'd cover to London bearing 2d Pine and KGV 4d tied by double-circle (Vernon type 2) datestamps, black and red registration label with mss 'Ocean Island', Sydney and Dover backstamps

     

    Lot 547
    Estimate: $200T

    Postal History: Onotoa c.1930s OHMS stampless cover to Tarawa with undated 'P.O./ONOTOA' (Vernon type 16) double-circle handstamp

     

    Lot 548
    Estimate: $400T

    Postal History: Sydney Island 1939 (11 Jan) cover to Ocean Island bearing KGV d (2) tied by mss 'SYDNEY ISLAND/11.1.1939' within parallel lines, Tarawa 23JA39 transit and Ocean Island 11FEB39 arrival datestamps, minor soiling

     

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