Lot 368Samoa, 1895, Palms, ½d purple brown, 1d green, perf 11¼, watermarked N Z & Star (7mm apart), horizontal pair of 1d, tied by bold "Apia, Samoa, Feb 24, 97" double-circle datestamp on handsome 1897 cover to Branden Vt., reverse with San Francisco (3.13) transit and Brandon arrival cds, Very Fine. SG No. 57-58.
Scott No. 9d, 11e Estimate $300 - 400.