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BRITISH OCEANIA

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boc156 (11/10)

* SOLOMON ISLANDS - 1958: 1d rated local letter from Honiara

Fine condition. Domestic mail from this era is very scarce as the vast majority of stamps were removed from the envelope and ended up in a "Mission Mix" (remember them?).

boc158 (11/10)

* SOLOMON ISLANDS - 1970: WHITE RIVER POSTAL AGENCY cover sent by registered surface mail to the USA

Fine condition. Phialtelic of course but very scarce all the same!

boc154 (11/10)

* SOLOMON ISLANDS - 1975: ATOIFI POSTAL AGENCY cover (Maalaita Is.) to USA via Honiara

The lower stamp has a damaged LR corner o/wise condition is fine.

boc113 (7/08)

FIJI - 1941 (Nov 14th): cacheted FFC carried Suva/Honolulu by PanAm clipper

Excellent condition for one of these covers.

boc114 (7/08)

FIJI - 1959 (Dec 16th): unaddressed cacheted FFC carried Nandi/Sydney

A.A.M.C. #1421a c.v. AU$25 - VF condition.

boc109 (7/08)

SAMOA - 1935 (Aug 7th): postally used FDC to New Zealand with ½s and 2½ Pictorials SG180 & 183

Excellent condition - above average for one of these FDCs.

boc106 (7/08)

SAMOA - 1935 (Aug 7th): postally used FDC to New Zealand with horiz. pair ½ Pictorial SG180

Excellent condition.

boc111 (7/08)

SAMOA - 1935 (Aug 7th): postally used FDC to New Zealand with single 1d Pictorial SG181

Some tape on flap but nice condition for one of these o/wise. Bonus publicity brochure is included.

boc110 (7/08)

SAMOA - 1935 (Aug7th): postally used FDC to New Zealand with single 4d Pictorial SG184

Excellent condition for one of these!

boc101L (8/09)

SAMOA - 1970: Air Mail Definitives on unaddressed official FDC

Excellent clean condition.

boc132 (8/09)

SAMOA - 1982: commercial air mail cover to USA

Non-philatelic official mail is always scarce from Samoa - condition is fine.

boc129 (8/09)

SAMOA - 1982: commercial air mail cover to USA

Fine condition.

boc122 (9/08)

SOLOMON ISLANDS - 1958: 2½d inter-island air mail (?) rated cover

Rate increased from 2d earlier duing the year. Excellent condition and a genuine commercial cover.

boc123 (9/08)

SOLOMON ISLANDS - 1958: Inter-island (domestic) airmail cover Honiara to North Malaita

Some minor opening faults but intact and a genuine item of commercial mail. Domestic mail items from this era are hard to find as most stamps were torn off covers and thrown into the "Mission Box" down at the local church!

bopc145 (8/10)

TONGA - 1949: UPU issue on cacheted FDC sent by registered post to Tasmania

Excellent to fine condition.

boc149 (8/10)

TONGA - 1954: small cover to USA with single 5d franking

Correct rate to USA. Excellent condition.

boc146 (8/10)

TONGA - 1956: attractively franked cover to the USA

Light central vertical crease that is near invisible from the front.

boc147 (8/10)

TONGA - 1956: attractively franked cover to USA

Pictorial franking make up the correct rate of 6d for surface mail. Excellent condition.