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New Zealand & Dependencies




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Lot 93
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New Zealand & Dependencies, The Kiwi Collection, 1854-1955. Includes British Oceania, on Vintage reproduction pages in folder, both used and mint (some never hinged but most o.g.); with varieties, shades and nice cancels; a few very early in mixed condition, but most sound; from late-1920s virtually complete for most countries; apparently all of Silver Weddings and UPUs mint o.g.; highlights include: New Zealand (used) #5, 9, 12-13, 15-17, 25B, 27, 29B, 35-37, 39, 43, 46, 70-82, 114, 117, 130-139, 165-170, 178, 185//198, and (mint) #122-123, 127, 130e, 153, 159, 218-222, B1, C1-C8, with extensive Semi-postals, Officials, and more than two dozen Postal-Fiscals (mint or used); Aitutaki complete except for three stamps, most mint; British Solomon Islands (used) #37, and (mint) #13-15, 28-36, 43-53, etc.; Cook Islands about 2/3 complete, with (used) #7, 9, 18, 20, 68, and (mint) #1-3, 5, 8, 10, 14, 17-18, 22-23, 27-28, 30, 34-35, 37, 43 pair, 84-90, etc.; Fiji about 2/3 (used) 17, 19-20, 35, 39, and (mint) #18, etc.; Gilbert & Ellice Islands about 90% complete; about two dozen different Nauru; New Guinea is more than half complete, with some nice Air Mails; very extensive New Hebrides, about 3/4 complete, including (mint) #41-46, 50-61, etc.; Niue over 2/3 complete, with (mint) #3, 6-8, 10-11, 13b, 18-19, 27, 29, 32, etc./, North West Pacific Islands (used) #3, 5, 11-12, 35, and (mint) #2, 4, 11-12, 15-16, 18-19, 29-34, etc.; Papua more than half, with (mint) #1-6, 25, 30-31, 49, C1-C11 and #57 used; a dozen different Penrhyn Islands; most Pitcairn Islands; many Samoa/Western Samoa; very strong Seychelles with (mint) #1-26, 29-36, 49-51, etc.; very strong Tonga; Tristan da Cunha (mint) #1-12 (with #11-12 mint never hinged), etc., generally Fine to Very Fine, bring your katamaran for this one!
Scott $18,000 ++` Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,250.
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