Lot 2775Samoa, Pago Pago, Samoa, Mar 11, 1902, duplex postmark tying 1898, 5¢ dark blue on "Navy Department, Commandant's Office, U.S. Naval Station, Tutuilla" penalty cover to Auckland, New Zealand, reverse with clear receiving cds, Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 281 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2776Samoa, Pago Pago, Samoa, Jan 20, ca. 1901 duplex postmark tying 1898, 5¢ dark blue on "Navy Department, U.S. Naval Station, Tutuilla" penalty cover to Sydney, N.S.W., reverse with receiving cds; couple vertical file folds, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 281 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2777Samoa, Pago Pago, Samoa, Aug 30, 1904, duplex postmark canceling U.S., 1898, 1¢ Liberty postal card to Braunschweig, Germany, forwarded to Leipzig with cds's at bottom left, Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. UX16 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2778Samoa, Pago Pago, Samoa, Registered, Aug 4, 1905, clear strike of purple cds on registered U.S. 1899, 5¢ Grant entire to Paris, France, uprated with 1902, 3¢ purple + 10¢ pale red brown (s.e.) tied by Pago Pago duplex, N.Y. exchange etiquette and receiving backstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 302+307+U377 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2779Samoa, Tau, Samoa. Mar 30, 6 A.M., bold strikes of duplex tie 1¢ Jamestown (328) on 1¢ blue entire to Rock Falls Ill.; return addressee marked out, vertical file crease, otherwise Very Fine and rare.
Estimate $500 - 750.
There are only five recorded strikes of this postmark, three post cards, a cover and another post card used in the WWII era.