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Stamp auction - 12 November 2009 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 12 November 2009. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 134 - Tonga
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1249    M
1886-1935 M & U collection on printed leaves incl. 1886 1d (2) U, 2d (2) U, 6d & 1s U, 1891 1d & 2d M, 2d U, 1892 2d, 4d & 8d M, 1894 2½d on 8d mauve, 1895 2½d on 2d M, 1895 2½d, 5d & 7½d M, 1896 June ½d on 2½d & 1d on 1½d on 2d unused. 1897 Pictorial values to 5s VFU incl. extra values, 1920-21 Queen Salote to 1s M & 1923 2d on 5d VFU etc. Condition on earlies a little mixed but quite attractive lot. ST Cat. £1400 (59) £200.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1886-1966 M & U semi specialised collection in two boxed Lighthouse albums. Comprehensive coverage of most issues incl. scarcer items together with examples of colour trials, proofs, optd. Specimen, proof vignette of Queen Salote's head, bisects on piece, covers & postcards (used & unused are excluded from the catalogue value). Blocks & larger pieces showing varieties unlisted by SG are catalogued as normal, without premium. Highlights of the collection incl. 1891 'Star' opts. M, 1892 1d bisect on commercial cover (RPS Cert) & 1896 ½d on 1½d on 2d type written opts. reading up & down, P.12 x 11 M & P.12 unused with certs. Also 1899 1d Royal Wedding 'error of date' in block of four FU plus 1942 2/6d UM top corner block of 10 & 5s in UM blocks of four & six. A quality collection which should be viewed to appreciate the scope of material on offer. ST Cat. £10,900+++ (few 100) £3000.00 £2800.00
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