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WORLD: SOLOMON ISLANDS
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Description
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3154
1907 Large Canoe ½d blue left marginal blk of 9, error 'vertical perfs DOUBLE'. VF fresh 3MLH/7MUH, sl dull gum from interleaving. SG 1(var) cat £81 as M, cat £144 as M/MUH singles, while double, perf errors are estimated least at 10 times so total est £1440+. Unique & spectacular blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
3155
1907 Large Canoe set ½d to 1/- blks of 4, with 2d apparently IMPERF between stamps & upper margin. Mostly F-VF M/MUH. SG 1-7 cat £1100++ for M singles, plus premiums for the MUH, the very rare blks, & the 2d imperf at top (would cat £15,000 as imperf between), total est £3300. (P)
 SOLD at A$1700
3156
1907 Large Canoe set ½d to 1/- early forgeries. F-VF 'U'. SG 1-7(f) cat £300 for genuine. (7) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
3157
1907 Large Canoe set ½d to 1/- IMPERF plate proofs in issued colours on thin card. VF UN as made, all 4 margins. SG 1-7(p) cat £275+ as normal, plus premium for rare set of proofs. (7) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$240
3158
1907 Large Canoe set ½d to 1/-. VFU. SG 1-7 cat £300 (7) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
3159
1907 Large Canoe ½d-6d early forgeries with study on pgs with ½d, 1d (2), 2d (2), 2½, 5d (2) & 6d (UN & 3U). Also ½d UN, 1d & 2d genuine to compare. All F-VF U unless noted as UN. SG 1-6 cat £635 as genuine. Interesting lot. (15)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3160
1907 Large Canoe set ½d to 1/- tied to long official registered cover by 'Tulagi NO 2 1908' cds. To Paris & redirected, with b/s of Sydney & 3 diff French cds. SG 1-7 cat £300 as loose stamps alone & 'from x12' on cover. Very attractive & rare cover. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$550
3161
1908-11 Small Canoe set ½d to 5/-. VF M/MLH. SG 8-17 cat £200. (11) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
3162
1908-11 Small Canoe set ½d to 5/-. F-VF U. SG 8-17 cat £225. (11). (P)
 SOLD at A$130
3163
1913 & 1922-31 KGV sets ½d-11d wmk mult crown, & ½d to 10/- wmk script, plus extra shades. F-VF U. SG 18-21 & 39-52 cat £555. (24) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3164
1914-23 KGV set ½d-£1 wmk Mult Crown inc extra shades of ½d, 1d, 5d & 1/-. VF M/MLH. SG 22-38 cat £470. (18) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3165
1914-23 KGV set ½d-£1 wmk mult crown. VF M/MLH. SG 22-38 cat £425. (14) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3166
1914-23 KGV set ½d to £1 wmk crown CA. VFU. SG 22-38 cat £425. (14). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3167
1914-23 KGV set ½d - £1 wmk mult crown with many extras & shades inc 3 ea of 2/6 & 5/-. F-VF U. SG 22-38 £640. (25) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3168
1914-23 KGV £1 purple & black on red, top value. Superb fresh MUH, perfect centring & bright colour. SG 38 cat £250 for M, should be at least double, £500 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3169
1914-23 KGV £1 purple & black on red, wmk Mult Crown. VF fresh MUH. SG 38 cat £250 for M, should be at least double, £500 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3170
1914-23 KGV £1 purple & black on red, wmk mult crown. VFU. SG 38 cat £120. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
3171
1922-31 KGV set ½d to 10/- (ex 4½d) opt SPECIMEN affixed to archive page pieces inc 3 with clear 'COLONIAS' or 'Especimen' violet h/s, others very faint h/s. Mostly F-VF UN, sl flts. SG ex 39-52s cat £425 for set. Ex Portuguese colony UPU archive. (14) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
3172
1937-51 KGVI Used with all Omnibus sets inc 1948 Silver Wedding, 1939-51 Pictorial Def set to 10/-, & 1940 Postage Due set to 1/6. All diff. VFU. SG cat £200. (34)
 SOLD at A$120
3173
1939-51 KGVI Pictorial 6d deep violet & reddish-purple, error wmk 'C' instead of 'CA' as 'A' is missing. VFU, colour sl pale in UR cnr. SG 67(var), unlisted on this value as new discovery of which info had not yet been sent to SG catalogue editor (same error on the 1/- is listed in SG at £1200 for M). 2007 RPSL photo-cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$400
3174
1940 Postage Due set 1d-1/6. VF MUH, some typical darker gum. SG D1-6 cat £95. (6)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
3175
1913-49 KGV & KGVI Collection of imprint or plate number blks inc 1913 KGV ½d & 11d Plate no.1 blks of 4, 1913 KGV 2½d Plate no.2 blks (2), 1922-31 KGV ½d to 1/- range of Plate no.4 blks (7), 1939-51 KGVI Pics in imprint blks (14) to 1/- & 1949 UPU set in imprint/Plate no. blks of 4. 8 Blks M/MUH, 21 blks U with KGV all U & very rare thus. SG cat £720+ as singles, plus premium for scarce imprint/plate blks. (120+ in 30 blks) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
3176
ca1915 'Marconigram' brown-red printed envelope of AWA Sydney (roughly opened & reduced at right), addressed to 'John Schroder Ysabel SS Kulambangra'. Plus copy of an original receipt from Brisbane to this person. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$230
3177
1924 Stampless Official Registered cover (reduced at right) with 2 strikes of boxed 'British Solomon Islands Tulagi (crown) Paid' h/s with 'Tulgai 21 MY 24' cds. To England with Langford arrival cds. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
3178
Military 1940s Field Post covers from Solomons inc NZ APO NZEF Field Post Office, 'US Navy' & Naval Censor, US APO (3). To Australia, USA, & NZ, with various censor h/s & signatures. Plus 1964 commem cover for 21st Anniv of rescue of JFK after his Patrol Boat sunk in the Solomons, signed by Australian Coastwatcher Evans & with photo of one of the local Islanders that assisted in the rescue & recovery operation. (8).
 AVAILABLE at A$90
3179
Postal History: 1910s-30s Registered covers with KGV ½d-2½d Gizo, 1921 ½d pr & 1d (3) from Tulagi & 1½d+3d from Gizo -all to UK, plus Official franked sm Canoe 2d (others fallen off) Tulagi to Victoria, sm Canoe ½d-2½d Tulagai to Switzerland. Finally 1914 franked KGV ½d (3) with indistinct cds the characteristics of which suggest it is 'Gavutu'. (6). (P)
 SOLD at A$200
3180
Shipmail covers 1936-75 inc sm cover to Aden franked KGVI ½d tied by 'Paquebot Aden 12 MAR 36' cds, then cachets inc 1950 reg cover Munda-Sydney with 'AV Cicely II BSIP' cachet. 1947 Munda-GB with 'Buka AV Daphne Bougainville' other 1950s-60s inc Paquebot cds with 'MV Tulagi' & 'Posted on board', 'MV Malakuna Methodist Mission', WPHC MV Baruku, 'AV Mandalay', ' SS Pakhoi' (2 diff), another AV Cicely II with 'Barakoma Airfield' cachet, 'Burns Philp MV Tulagi' & MV Oriental Queen. 1970s inc P&O Oriana, 'RV Ozama Twomey' (3 diff), 'TSMV Tofua' etc. (21). (P)
 SOLD at A$90
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