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WORLD : SAMOA
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3334
1877-80 Express 6d bright violet, state II, perf 12½, pos 2. VFU, imperf at top from sheet edge. Odenweller A4b. SG 6 cat £700+. Very rare genuine. 2006 Odenweller AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3335
1877-80 Express 6d bright violet, state II, perf 12½, imperf at left & bottom from edge of sheet. VFU, 'Apia JU 19 1878'. Odenweller A4b. SG 6 cat £700. Very rare genuine. 2002 RPSL photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$550
3336
1914 'GRI 5d' opt Yacht 40pf black & carmine, error opt shifted up & left. VFU. SG 107(var) cat £70+, Mi 7(var) cat €200 -both for normal. Only 1400 in total printed & would have been probably only 1 or 2 columns with such opt shift. Exp Bothe BPP. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
3337
1914-24 opt QV Stamp Duty £2 violet comb perf 14½x14. VF fresh M. Sc 126, was SG 133, but now only mentioned in footnote. Rare high value. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3338
1921 Hut set ½d to 1/- blue imperf plate PROOFS on no wmk paper. VF fresh UN as made. SG ex 149-64(p). Rare as only 1 pane recorded. (12). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3339
1912 remarkable inwards use of Germany official postcard (real photo Hesse Royal Family) posted to Samoa during experimental Air Mail flights on Rhein & Main, dated 15.6.1912 & endorsed 'per Zeppelin', franked special 10pf & 5pf Germania tied by 'Flugpost am Rhein u. am Main Darmstadt 16.6.12' pmk. Believed to be unique to Samoa, & the earliest jusqu'a airmail item to South Pacific. The experimental flights were by airship “Schwaben” & airplane “Gelber Hund”. The Zeppelin endorsement suggests this item was intended to be carried by the airship. Unique (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
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