lot # 3375 - World tonga
Accumulation 1886-1980s in stockbook with 1886 Kings (14), 1895 King 2½d 6U (SG £180) plus 'Surcharge' opts ½d (3M) inc 'surchace' & 'BU' varieties (£240), 1d (5M & 1U, £550) & 7½d (7M & 2U, £495) other with annotated varieties, 1897-1940s Pictorials M/U to 1/-, various foil 'coin' types M, plus 'Free-forms' U (170), other odds. Then covers etc (30+) inc early Tin Can Mails, ca 1908 photo PPC (2), 1927 Reg covers with 7½d or 10d to Samoa, some 1960s-80 FDC, 1930 use of USA 2 Envelope uprated Tonga tied by boxed 'Niufoou' with cachet on reverse for 'US Naval Eclipse Expedition'. 1894 stampless cover with 'frank' h/s & some 'Paid Official' initialled h/s, plus Postal Stationery 'Local' Envelopes (2), PPC, Specimen Lettercard, & Reg Envelopes (5). Generally F-VF. SG cat £1800, plus covers etc. (330, 40 covers etc).
Estimate: A$350 - 600