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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - Gilbert and Ellice Islands
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
890    M
1911 Fiji optd set M (2d single pulled perf), SG.1/7. (7) Cat. £170 £50 to 60 £40.00
891
 Specimen
1911 Fiji optd set, optd SPECIMEN M, SG.1s/7s. (7) Cat. £300 £80 to 100 £120.00
892    M
 Used
1911-49 chiefly M or UM ranges on leaves incl. Pandanus set M & U, War Tax 1d Control strip of four VFU, 1935 Jubilee set M, 1939 defin set M plus 3d plate block & 1s brownish black & turquoise marginal block, ½d, 2½d & 2/6d vals perf SPECIMEN. (84) Cat. £319 £50 to 60 £62.00
893
Used (on letter or envelope)
1912 (Jy.10) reg. cover to Germany bearing ½d-2½d (SG.8/11) Pandanus Pine sets x2, each cancelled 'G & E G.P.O Ocean Island Protectorate' cancels (Vernon Type 2a) with manuscript registration number, only known item carried German - Vom Ausland Railway via Sydney. (1) £80 to 100 £80.00
894
Used (on letter or envelope)
1912 (Sp.26) Reg. cover to France at 1/6d rate with 6d & 1s KGV key types tied Vernon Type 2b, registration is Vernon Type R3, also with s/l Ocean Island mark, reg. via London. (1) £45 to 55 £52.00
895
 M
1912-24 Mult Crown CA set M (2½d corner crease), SG.12/24. Cat. £600 £170 to 200 £195.00
896
Used (on letter or envelope)
1913 (Ja.13) Reg. cover to France with 2d and 2½d Pandanus Pine ½d & 4d, KGV key types, each tied 'G & E G.P.O Ocean Island - Prot' c.d.s, Ocean Island S/L mark manuscript registration no. Vernon Type 2a, reg. is Vernon Type 3 via London. £45 to 55 £62.00
897
Used (on letter or envelope)
1913 (Ja.13) Reg. cover to France with ½d, 4d, 5d, 6d, KGV key types tied 'G & E G.P.O Ocean Island Protectorate' c.d.s. also S/L Ocean Island, manuscript registration no. Vernon Type 3 via London. (1) £45 to 55 £62.00
898
Used (on letter or envelope)
1913 (My.6) Reg. cover to France at 10d rate with 4d & 6d KGV key types each tied Vernon Type 2a, reg. label is Vernon Type R1 with still Ocean Island in manuscript. (1) £45 to 55 N/S
899
Used (on letter or envelope)
1913 Reg. cover to London with 2d grey and 2½d blue (SG.10/11) blocks of four cancelled 'G & E G.P.O Ocean Island Prot' c.d.s. (Vernon type 2a) also with S/L Ocean Island & manuscript reg. no, reverse reg. via Sydney c.d.s. (1) £50 to 70 £50.00
900
Used (on letter or envelope)
1918 OHBMS stationery cover printed Resident Commissioner's Office - Ocean Island 17/10/18, addressed to London with 'G & E Colony - G.P.O Ocean Island' & very scarce oval mark 'Official Postage Free' Vernon Type P2 (stationery in use 2 years) £65 to 75 £72.00
901    M
1918 War Tax 1d Plate block of six, SG.26, 1922-27 Mult Script CA set + extra low values M, SG.27/35, 1935 Jubilee & 1937 Coronation sets M, Cat. £210. (22) £40 to 50 £46.00
902   Used (on letter or envelope)
1920 Reg. long cover to Hurtsville NSW with KGV set ½d - 5s (SG.12/23) & scarce 1d War Tax (SG.26), every value c.d.s. tied, small stains, envelope opened out for display, most unusual. (1) £45 to 55 £64.00
903
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV issues on cover incl. 1920 E with 2½d & 3d to USA with hand drawn registration label of Ocean island, 1936-38 various combined frankings incl. registered, also 1946 Victory pair on cover with Tarawa s/line registration h.s. (6) £75 to 85 £70.00
904
 M
1922-27 Mult Script CA set, SG.27/35. (5) Cat. £179 £50 to 60 £62.00
905
Used (on letter or envelope)
1926 Reg. 6d cover to USA via Fiji with reg. mark Vernon Type 7. (1) £35 to 45 N/S
906   Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 Reg. Silver Jubilee set complete on cover to Birmingham, clean. (1) £30 to 40 N/S
907   Used (on letter or envelope)
1937-51 group of KGVI covers, mainly on album pages & written up in detail concerning cancels etc. Coronation sets incl. on French Air Bleu envelope, also illustrated FDC other multiple frankings KGVI pictorial vals on covers, FDC's - Victory & UPU's x2, 1938 (27 Jly) GB ½d FF 'All up' scheme to Gilberts. (25) £65 to 85 N/S
908   Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 1½d rate cover to Scotland (KGV ½d x3) vals tied 'G & E/COLONY/P.O/OCEAN ISLAND' c.d.s, Vernon Type 15, another cover of 1938 to USA franked KGV 3d with GPO Ocean Is 24 Dec 38,' correct rate, Vernon Type 14b. (1) £50 to 60 N/S
909
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 OHMS censored cover to Texas with 'G.P.O Ocean Island' c.d.s. very scarce oval mark 'OFFICIAL POSTAGE FREE' with earliest known boxed 'passed by censor' mark, Vernon C1. (1) £65 to 80 £76.00
910    M
1940 Postage Due set, SG.D1/8. (8) Cat. £170 £40 to 60 £62.00
911
 Specimen
1940 Postage Due set, perf SPECIMEN, fine M, SG.D1s/8s. (8) Cat. £225 £60 to 80 £82.00
912
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941 (11 Mar) 2d rate KGVI vals cover to UK with 'G.P.O' Ocean Island, Vernon Type 14 with boxed 'passed by censor' mark in purple, Vernon Type C1. (1) £55 to 75 £55.00
 
   
       
   
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