Lot 2101Samoa, 1893, Handstamped Red Surcharge, 5d on 4d blue. Watermarked N Z & Star (4mm apart), tied by "Apia, Samoa, Feb 28" cds on cover to San Francisco, Cal., with 1894 entry backstamp, Very Fine. Scott No. 22a.
SG No. 69 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2102Samoa, 1898, Handstamped Surcharge, 2½d on 1s dull rose carmine, horizontal pair. In combination with 1895, 1d green, vertical pair on cover to Lyon, France, tied by "Apia, Samoa, Dec 28, 98" cds's, manuscript via San Francisco endorsement, with "N-Z Marine P.O." and receiving backstamps; portion of address panel obliterated (Monsieur l'Abbe Hervier), otherwise Very Fine, a rare combination (Odenweller 810).
SG No. 83+58 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2103Samoa, 1895, 3d on 2d Orange, Black Surcharge. In combination with 1895, 1½d on 2d orange, blue surcharge, vertical pair + 1890, ½d purple brown, vertical pair + 1d green on double rate registered cover to San Francisco, all tied by blue "Apia, Samoa, Apr 18, 95" cds's, in conjunction with U.S. 1893, 8¢ Columbian tied by neat San Francisco oval handstamp, red "Registered, May 9, 1895, San Francisco, Cal." straight line date stamp and reverse with manuscript "PM, Apia, Samoa" postmaster notation, Extremely Fine, an attractive and choice combination usage (Odenweller 132). SG No. 79+78+41+42.
Scott No. U.S. 236 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2104Samoa, 1914, ½d on 3pf - 9d on 80pf G.R.I. Surcharges. Very attractive group, all on piece with neat Apia cancels, several values with A. Diena or Bloch initials, Very Fine overall.
Scott No. 101-109 $376.
Lot 2105Samoa, 1914, G.R.I. 5s on German Samoa 5m carmine & black. Light cancel, stamp slightly soiled, on closely cut piece, F.-V.F. and scarce. SG No. 114.
Scott No. 113 $900.
Lot 2106Samoa, 1914, ½d-1sh Overprints on New Zealand Complete. Each tied by neat "Apia, 5-Mr.15" cds on locally addressed A.J. Tattersall, Photo, Samoa, South Sea corner card cover; few faint cover tone spots, still Very Fine, a lovely complete set. SG No. 115-199, 121.
Scott No. 114-119 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2107Samoa, 1914, ½d//1sh Overprints on New Zealand Issues. 2 matching registered covers to Toledo, O. on New Zealand Post and Telegraph Dept. imprint covers; one franked with 1d+2d+2½d issues and other franked with ½d+1sh, all tied by "Apia, 6-Ja.15" cds's, Very Fine. Scott No. 114-117, 119.
SG No. 115-118, 121 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2108Samoa, 1916-19 Overprinted New Zealand King George V, ½d-1sh Complete. 88 covers on pages in two binders; an array on combination and mixed issue frankings, registered, routing including via Fiji, some commercial including Chinese merchant handstamp on enclosure, Apia postmarks with a usage from Danger Island, N.Z., complete set covers, some additional incoming usage, etc.; condition well above the norm, F.-V.F. Scott No. 127-135.
SG No. 134-142 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2109Samoa, 1916, "Samoa." on New Zealand King George V 1sh Vermilion. In combination with 1914, "SAMOA." on New Zealand ½d-6d issues on registered cover to Newark, N.J., blue crayon registry and purple "Registered" straight line handstamp with matching San Francisco transit backstamp, purple boxed censor handstamp, Very Fine and choice. Scott No. 135+114-118.
SG No. 142+115-118+120 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2110Samoa, 1926, "Samoa." on New Zealand 5s Postal Fiscal, Overprint at Top. Cowan paper, bottom margin single, tied on piece by neat town cancel, bright color, faintly toned perfs at bottom, Fine, a very rare overprint error variety with only 20 examples believed to exist, this being one of the few in used condition, S.G. unpriced in used condition; with 2011 B.P.A. certificate. SG No. 166ba.
Scott No. 123 var. Estimate $750 - 1,000.