Tonga Stamps

An attractive selection of 19th and early 20th century issues including a small 1886-88 King Georg I collection, 1893-97 bisects, 1899 Royal Wedding Essays, 1920-35 Queen issues and a number of interesting covers, air letters, 'Tin Can' mail etc.

Lot 7827 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1886-88 KING GEORGE I COLLECTION with 1d perf. 12x11½ mint block of four, 2d perf. 12½ strip of four with marginal "target" used, others to ... read more

Est. £200 - £220
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Lot 7828 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1892 ISSUE with the set mint, 1d rose mint block of four, one showing an unlisted damaged "O", 2d block of four unused, 1893 surcharges red ... read more

Est. £200 - £220
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Lot 7829 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1893-97 BISECTS on pieces with 1893 1d pair and a diagonal bisect tied Haapai cds's, 2d olive with 1d bisects tied Tonga or Nukualofa cds's, ... read more

Est. £200 - £250
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Lot 7830 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1894-95 SURCHARGES mint range incl. "SURCHARCE" varieties within blocks of 4d and 1s (2), 1895 (May) set (2½d and 7½d unused), etc. (23 ... read more

Est. £125 - £150
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Lot 7831 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1895 KING GEORGE II ISSUES mint or unused collection incl. (June) ½d on 2½d and 1d on 2½d "BU" joined, ½d on 2½d and 7½d on 2½d stop after ... read more

Est. £200 - £225
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Lot 7832 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1896 (Oct) neat envelope bearing 2½d rose, SG 33, tied by Haapia cds, addressed to Vavau and with arrival cds alongside.

Est. £50 - £70
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Lot 7833 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1897 2s sepia and bistre, smaller "2", SG 41b, fine mint.

Est. £55 - £60
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Lot 7834 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1897 PICTORIALS mint or unused collection with shades, watermark variants etc,  incl. 2½d no fraction bar, blocks of four to 3d (2), 1899 ... read more

Est. £250 - £280
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Lot 7835 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1897 Pictorial 2s View of Haapai, enlarged imitations with borders in red, yellow and in blue. (3 stamps)

Est. £45 - £60
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Lot 7836 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1897 VARIETY 10d black & lake SMALL SECOND 'O' variety, position R. 2/7, SG 49c, a fine mint example of this variety.

Est. £120 - £140
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Lot 7837 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1899 ROYAL WEDDING ESSAYS 1d black and scarlet, SG 54, Tongan Government Gazette essay mint, and another with double overprint and favour ... read more

Est. £150 - £200
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Lot 7838 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1902 (July) envelope registered to Hungary, bearing Pictorial ½d, 1d, 2d, 2½d and 3d tied by Nukualofa cds's, on reverse is an Apia transit ... read more

Est. £60 - £70
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Lot 7839 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1905 (April) neat envelope registered to Germany, bearing Pictorial 1½d, 3d and 7½d tied Nukualofa cds's, oval Registration mark, Auckland, ... read more

Est. £60 - £70
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Lot 7840 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1910 (Nov) pretty envelope to England, bearing 5d black and orange, SG 46, tied Vavau cds, violet oval "Registered at Vavau, Tonga", New York ... read more

Est. £60 - £80
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Lot 7841 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1913 (Sept) neat cover to Australia bearing 6d Pictorial, tied by error of spelling "HAABAI" for "HAAPAI" cds, Vavau and arrival marks on ... read more

Est. £50 - £60
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Lot 7842 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1920 (Nov) "Wilson" registered cover, bearing Queen 2d x3, tied by HAAPAI cds's in VIOLET, transit and arrival marks on reverse. Opened out ... read more

Est. £50 - £60
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Lot 7843 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1920-35 QUEEN ISSUES a mostly mint range incl. 2½d black & ultramarine corner strip of five nhm, 2½d ultramarine corner block of six, 5d ... read more

Est. £100 - £120
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Lot 7844 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1923-24 2d surcharged set, SG 64/70, fine mint. (7 stamps)

Est. £100 - £110
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Lot 7845 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1930 (Nov) very neat 3d registered envelope to Germany, bearing 1d Pictorial pair tied by Nukualofa cds, oval "REGISTERED AT NUKUALOFA TONGA" ... read more

Est. £60 - £70
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Lot 7846 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1942 2s 6d and 5s, SG 81/82, perforated "Specimen", very fine mint. (2 stamps)

Est. £100 - £120
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Lot 7847 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1947-85 AIR LETTERS & AEROGRAMMES COLLECTION A  attractive collection, neatly presented on album pages that includes 1947 unused & two used ... read more

Est. £50 - £60
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Lot 7848 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - 1969 AIRMAIL VARIETIES Emergency Provisionals, sideways second "X" set of three values, SG 277/279a, never hinged mint. (3)

Est. £70 - £80
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Lot 7849 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - POSTAL STATIONERY 1891-1912 fine unused all different group, includes Registered Envelopes 1891 6d, 1892 (July) 6d & 1892 4d and 1912 1½d ... read more

Est. £60 - £70
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Lot 7850 (Sandafayre #5323, 3rd August 2021)

TONGA - TIN CAN MAIL 1937-1938 two cacheted covers, includes 1937 (22 Nov) cover and illustrated 1938 (12 Oct) "Last Day Jubilee" (misspelled ... read more

Est. £40 - £45
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