Lot 2100Samoa, 1892, King Malietoa Laupepa, 2½d rose, perf 12½, horizontal pair. Right stamp with flaws, tied by dark blue "Apia, Samoa, Aug 17" cds on 1892 cover to London England, in combination with U.S. 1890, 10¢ green tied by grid cork handstamp, reverse with San Francisco transit and red London receiving cds's; cover tone spots and part of address panel removed, Fine appearance, still a rare Samoa - U.S. mixed franking (Odenweller 339). Scott No. 14a+U.S. 226.
SG No. 52 Estimate $300 - 400.