2019 December Auctions – 9/12/2019 – 13/12/2019

8 lots
Lot 51197
Tonga
1893 2 1/2d on 2d (carmine ovpt) with inverted watermark, unused, two small thins, fine appearance and rare, unlisted by SG
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 51198
Tonga
1893 2 1/2d on 2d (black ovpt) with variety fraction bar completely omitted in unused block of four with stamp below only showing a trace of the bar, minor…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 51199
Tonga
1894 1/2d on 4d vertical strip of 10 with sheet margin and sheet number, with four stamps showing the “SURCHARCE” variety and one showing “SURCHARCI”,…
Estimate: 40 – 50 GBP
Lot 51200
Tonga
1895 1/2d on 2 1/2d Vermilion imperf. vertically variety, unused left marginal, fine and very rare, unlisted by SG, cert. BPA (2019)
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 51201
Tonga
1897 2s View of Haapai group of 6 forgeries (or poster stamps?) in very similar design to the issued stamp, in different colours (green (2), bistre, olive,…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 51202
Tonga
1923-24 “TWO PENCE / PENI-E-UA” (type 28) ovpt albino impression struck 3 times on two pieces of buff paper, very unusual
Estimate: 60 – 80 GBP
Lot 51203
Tonga
1949 UPU complete mint set of four with red SPECIMEN handstamps, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 51204
Tonga
OFFICIALS: 1893 (Feb) Photographs of the Sperati forgeries of the 4d, 8d and 1s values, fine
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP