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    PACIFIC REGION, GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS

    Lot 666
    Estimate: $300 Realised Price : $260

    Range on stockbook pages including 1911 Opts to 1/-, KGV values to 5/-, 1939-55 KGVI to 5/- (4 sets), 1949 1 Wedding (7), 1955 (4 sets), later definitives to 1976, various commemorative issues, few in blocks, Gilbert Islands and Kiribati, mixed condition (100s)

     

    Lot 667
    Estimate: $350

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

     

    Lot 668
    Estimate: $600

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

     

    Lot 669
    Estimate: $1,000

    1912-24 Wmk Multiple Crown CA 1 Purple and Black/Red, SG 24, fresh unmounted

     

    Lot 670
    Estimate: $125 Realised Price : $95

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

     

    Lot 671
    Estimate: $150 Realised Price : $115

    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 registered covers Ocean Island to Apia with values to 1/-, later FDC's with various datestamps, 1951 Canton Island to Australia with KGVI set, etc, mixed condition (15 covers)

     

    Lot 672
    Estimate: $100

    Postal History: 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.', backstamps of Canton Island and Funafuti, opened-out and flapless. Scarce

     

    Lot 673
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $300

    Atafu: Cover to Apia bearing Gilbert and Ellice KGV 4d tied by superb strike of 'GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS */P.O./ATAFU/ISLAND' undated handstamp in violet. Superb

     

    Lot 674
    Estimate: $400 Realised Price : $380

    Christmas Island: 1918 (31 Mar) cover used internally bearing Perf 12 5c Cocoanut Plantations Ltd. Local, tied by small sized pictorial cancel

     

    Lot 675
    Estimate: $1,250

    Fanning Island: 1913 (10 Apr) cover to Ireland bearing NZ 1d Universal tied by three ring 'FANNING ISLAND' datestamp, GB 1d affixed alongside and cancelled by pen strokes, Dublin arrival backstamp. Outstanding origin/destination

     

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