Lot 3480Pacific Ocean covers. Small group of 18 covers and cards, including 1898 German Samoa usages to Honolulu, Samoa censor mail, 1907 Penrhyn Island registered cover, Loose Ship Letter, early N.S.W. covers to Honolulu, Nuie registered, etc.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 3481Pacific Island commercial correspondence, 1960-80's. Over 100 legal size covers from various islands, Marshall Islands including postmarks of Majuro, Kwajalein and Eniwetok, Saipan in the Mariana Islands and Pago Pago, Samoa, nice group for the specialist.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3482 /oPapua New Guinea collection, 1901-90. Virtually all mint in mounts in Palo album; good range of Lakatoi issues with some better mid-values, later complete sets, complete from 1934 on with 1952 Pictorials, complete airmails and other good back-of-the-book; nice fresh material, worth inspection.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3483 /Papua New Guinea accumulation, 1930-80's. Includes over 100 FDC's from the 1930-70's, some 1960's commercial mail and 1960-80's mint stock.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3484 /oPeru collection, 1857-1932. Various issues mounted on album pages, many nice classic issues throughout, highlights including four margin Scott #2 mint signed Roumet, nice study of the 1858-68 Coat of Arms issues including #3 cancellation study including all 4-margin and pairs, many varieties with #12a and the rare #14a (cat $750), other better with used #20 (undercataloged), mint #C3 sheet of 50, Yvert airmail #1a signed Calves, etc.; condition well above the norm overall, Scott cat $6,300 plus 600€ in Yvert listed material.
Estimate $2,000 - 2,500.
Lot 3485 /oPoland collection, 1915-69. Mostly mint in Scott album, from used German Germania overprint issues on virtually complete from 1920's on including souvenir sheets, semi-postals including good souvenir sheets, airmails, dues & officials; a nice collection, worth inspection.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 3486 /Poland collection, 1918-80. Mint mostly n.h. in Scott album, nice range of early issues missing a few sets and virtually complete after 1947, semi-postals and other back-of-the-book including occupations, offices with 1919 & 1921 Turkish Empire sets (cat $510), nice material throughout.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 3487 /oPoland collection, 1919-92. In two stockbooks, mostly in complete sets, with much early material, minor duplication, back-of-the-book, some covers and loose in glassine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 3488Portugal, Cover collection, 1842-76. 41 covers and dozens of stamps; cover mounted and written up (in German) on display pages, stampless period including a nice range of town and rate markings, incoming covers including Rio de Janeiro and Pernambuco, stamp issues on cover mostly 1862-70, 25r rose usages including 1864 folded letter to Coimbra, nice range of numeral grids, town postmarks, etc., condition well above the norm.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 3489 /oPortugal, 1853-1969. A wonderful mint & used collection in Scott Specialty album, many better sets & singles included, such as mint #12a-14, 25, 29, 293, 615-31, 702-10, used #1, 3, 5, 17-24, 30-33, 49, virtually all of the 1892-93 Provisorio Ovpts. complete, the 1895 St. Anthony set mixed mint & used, #292, plus much more, very few empty spaces noted, mixed condition, however quality is well above average, a great lot worth careful inspection (Owner's 2005 Scott $18,929).
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.