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Sale 103: The APS Auction

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Cook Islands & Dominica

Lots 51-58

Lot 51    

Cook Islands, 1892, First Issue, 1d to 10d complete, tied by purple barred Rarotonga oval handstamps on registered cover to W.A. Cooper in the Foreign Mail Dept. at the post office in San Francisco, Cal., matching "Rarotonga, Ja 1, 93" cds and circular Government of the Cook Islands cachet handstamp, New Zealand transit and receiving backstamps; 1½d with some lightly toned perfs, Very Fine. Scott No. 5-8.
SG No. 1/4    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 52    

Cook Islands, 1896, Queen Makea Takau, 10d green, perf 11, tied by "Cook Islands, Rarotonga, 21 Mr, 98" cds on registered cover to Bern, Switzerland, registry etiquette handstamp and partial London transit date stamp, reverse with Auckland transit and receiving postmarks, Very Fine.
SG No. 19    Estimate $100 - 150.

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Lot 53    

Dominica, 1874, Queen Victoria, 1s dull magenta, tied by barred "A07" oval handstamp on folded letter sheet to London, England, red "Dominica, Paid, Oc 11, 76" cds and "London E.C., 28 No, 76" entry cds; central file fold, F.-V.F., a rare stamp on cover. Scott No. 3.
SG No. 3    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 54    

Dominica, 1882, Queen Victoria, ½d on 1d lilac, block of 8, pair and two singles, all tied by barred "A07" oval handstamps on registered cover to Leytonstone, England, with blue "Registered" straight line handstamp additionally tying block and single and blue crayon tying others, "R" in oval handstamp and "Dominica, Mr 12, 83" cds on reverse, red "Registered, London, 31 Mr, 83" oval date stamp and receiving backstamp; couple small tone spots affecting stamps in top of block, Very Fine, a very scarce multiple usage. Scott No. 12.
SG No. 11    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 55 o   

Dominica, 1882, Queen Victoria, ½d on 1d lilac, inverted surcharge, right portion of stamp, neat town cancel, bright color, Very Fine and a scarce variety; with 2022 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 12a.
SG No. 11a    £475 ($560).

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Lot 56    

Dominica, 1886, Queen Victoria, 1d on 1s magenta, in combination with 1886, Queen Victoria, ½d on 6d green, five singles (17) neatly aligned on registered cover to Norfolk, Va., all tied by barred "A07" oval handstamps with matching "Dominica, Ja 19, 87" cds, red "R" in oval handstamp and reverse with "New York, N.Y., Reg'y Div., 2-9, 1887" oval entry postmark, Very Fine and choice. Scott No. 15+13.
SG No. 19    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 57 o   

Dominica, 1890, Queen Victoria, 1s dull magenta, neat face free barred oval cancel, choice centering amid well balanced margins, strong color, Extremely Fine, an attractive used high value. Scott No. 24.
SG No. 26    £425 ($510).

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Current Opening Bid: $110

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Lot 58 /o   

Dominica, Collection, 1874-89, parallel mint and used collection neatly mounted on early quadrille pages; mint includes complete QV issues (lacking 1886 surcharge rarity) including bisected surcharge pairs and 1d on 1sh surcharge varieties, nice showing of used including bisected surcharge singles and pairs on piece, also a selection of revenue issues used as postage; with overall condition a bit above the norm.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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