Fabulous old time collection including rare "Specimens" and early varieties offered as individual lots. Many elusive items noted.
FIJI - 1870-71 1d black / rose on thin vertically laid paper, SG 5, mint with trace of a diagonal crease. An attractive example of a "Fiji Times" ... read more
FIJI - 1871 3d pale yellow - green, SG 11, very fine used, minor perf faults as normal, cat £350.
FIJI - 1872 12c on 6d carmine - rose, SG 15, very fine mint.
FIJI - 1872-1950 MINT & USED HOARD useful ranges incl. 1872 surcharges set mint or used, 1876-77 wove paper 1d unused, 2d on 3d mint and used, 6d ... read more
FIJI - 1874 12c on 6d rose with type 5 opt, SG 18, used reperfed at right & thinned, still attractive for this issue. cat £250.
FIJI - 1874 2c on 1d blue with type 6 opt, SG 19, used with a short pert at upper - right. Very fine for this issue, cat £325.
FIJI - 1874 6c on 3d green with type 6 "VR" opt, SG 20, mint good part OG with a pulled perf at right, very fresh and attractive. Excellent for this ... read more
FIJI - 1875 2d on 6c on 3d green with red surcharge, SG 22, fine used, the 'star' pmk has punctured the stamp in various place but still very fine ... read more
FIJI - 1876-77 1d grey-blue DOUBLY PRINTED on wove paper, SG 28b, mint with one thinned corner perf, otherwise very fresh & attractive, cat £550.
FIJI - 1877 Laid paper 2d on 3d yellow-green (as SG 32) IMPERF HORIZONTAL STRIP OF THREE, ex printer's trials, never hinged mint.
FIJI - 1881 - 1897 UNIQUE "SPECIMEN" HANDSTAMPS. A group of 8 stamps each with a violet "SPECIMEN" handstamp as applied by the Natal Post Office on ... read more
FIJI - 1882 5 SHILLINGS GROUP. A interesting range of 1882 5s dull red and blacks (SG 69) includes 2 mint examples (one with "C" of "Cowen" ... read more
FIJI - 1888 2d green perf 12½ x 10, SG 49a, very fine mint, one one other mint example recorded and unpriced by SG.
FIJI - 1890 1d ultramarine perf 12½ x 10, SG 49, very fine mint, probably the best known. Rare and unpriced by SG.
FIJI - 1892 5d on 6d deep rose, SG 75a, mint BLOCK OF TEN from the left side of the sheet, seven stamps never hinged, a diagonal crease at right ... read more