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PITCAIRN ISLANDS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1281   Story of Aleck, or Pitcairns Island. John S. Adams. Amherst, MA, J.S. & C. Adams, 1829. 16mo, original paper wraps, soiled, chipped at edges, with wear (not affecting text) to
edges of first several leaves, some internal toning.Story of Aleck, or Pitcairn's Island. John S. Adams. Amherst, MA, J.S. & C. Adams, 1829. 16mo, original paper wraps, soiled, chipped at edges, with wear (not affecting text) to edges of first several leaves, some internal toning. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,150.00
Will close during Public Auction
1282   [Pitcairn Island, Books] A choice group of volumes about the home of the Bounty's mutineers. Pitcairn: the Island, the People and the Pastor. T.B. Murray. London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, [1853]. 12mo, original blue cloth with gilt ship design and illustrated spine. Frontis of Adams. With several plates. Possibly a later edition.Cracked spine. With Home of the Mutineers. Philadelphia, Sunday-School Union, 1854. 12mo, 1/4 leather with gilt spine. Apparently based on Murray's work, and sometimes attributed to him, though the text is somewhat different. With A Description of Pitcairn's Island, with an Authentic Account of the Mutiny of the Ship Bounty. John Barrow. New York, J & J Harper, 1832. First American edition. 12mo, original printed cloth. Hinges cracked, overall exterior wear and soiling, interior lightly foxed and shaken. Finally, with Pitcairn's Island and the Islanders in 1850. Brodie. L, Whittaker, 1851. 8vo, original blue cloth with paper label on spine. 1851 owner's note on free endpaper. Some interior pencil marks and minor foxing. Front hinge cracking. Jack Adams, the Mutineer. F. Chamier. Est. $400-500

SOLD for $625.00
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1283   [Pitcairn Islands - Early Letters] 1843 letters from Captain Gilbert Richmond while at the Pitcairn Islands, two letters, one datelined Pitcairn Friday 2 1843 (March) from the
captain of the barque America ordering the first mate to take a[Pitcairn Islands - Early Letters] 1843 letters from Captain Gilbert Richmond while at the Pitcairn Islands, two letters, one datelined "Pitcairn Friday 2 1843" (March) from the captain of the barque America ordering the first mate to take a group of Islanders to Elizabeth Islands and back, the other is datelined "Pitcairns 12? 1843" also from Captain Richmond to the first mate "Mr. Macomber" ordering to keep "Mr. Thusting" on board "as the people do not want him on shore", fine; the barque America was a whaler out of Bristol, R.I. and fist appeared off Pitcairn Island in 1841; believed to be the earliest letters from the Pitcairn Islands. (imagea) (Image) Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $2,600.00
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1284 c   [Pitcairn Islands - 1848 letter] from Captain Richard Luce of the whaling ship Margaret Scott, a two-part letter covering 3+ pages, the first part of is datelined Ship
Margaret Scott at SeaJune 5th A.D., 1848One the Equator Long 104.00 De.[Pitcairn Islands - 1848 letter] from Captain Richard Luce of the whaling ship Margaret Scott, a two-part letter covering 3+ pages, the first part of is datelined "Ship Margaret Scott at Sea/June 5th A.D., 1848/One the Equator Long 104.00 De., letter laments on the loneliness and harshness of the long voyage in search of whales, second part of is datelined "Off Pitcairn Island Sept 7, 1848" talks of the people of Pitcairn "This is the residence of the mutineers of the Ship Bounty, or their children and grande children, a community of 140 souls, as good and pious a people as ever existed..." the folded letter is addressed to "Dr. Leroy M. Yale/Holmes Hole/Marthas Vineyard/Mass./USA", postmarked on arrival with red "Holmes Hole/Jan 6" (1849) postmark, accompanied by a second letter from earlier in the same voyage, again in two parts covering 3+ pages, one part datelined "At Sea March 29, 1848" and the other part "Callao May 12th 1848", to the same addressee, postmarked by red "New York Ship 7/Oct 11" postmark, fine; accompanied by an 1856 New Bedford Harbor Signal Book listing the Margaret Scott as #2645; an outstanding pair of letters detailing the the long journey from Massachusetts to Pitcairn. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,600.00
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1285 c   [Pitcairn Islands - 1849 letter] cover and letter from Jemima Young, cover addressed to The Honble Arthur A. Cochraneto the care of mgr Courtts59 StrandLondon and re-addressed
Co. HMS Wellesley and ms. From Pitcairn Island, Jemima Young,[Pitcairn Islands - 1849 letter] cover and letter from Jemima Young, cover addressed to "The Honble Arthur A. Cochrane/to the care of mgr Courtts/59 Strand/London" and re-addressed "Co. HMS Wellesley" and ms. "From Pitcairn Island", Jemima Young, who was the granddaughter of one of the original Bounty mutineers, met Arthur Cochrane when his ship, HMS Spy, was docked in Pitcairn for a short time in 1847, her four-page letter tells of the happenings on the island since Cochrane's departure, including twelve births, three marriages and one death, it also includes two poems, cover with faults, fine. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $3,750.00
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1286 c   [Pitcairn Islands - 18501856 Letters] to Celia Parnell, 1850-1856, includes two three-page letters from Caroline Adams, one dated April 20th, 1850 and the other April 9th,
1856 (which was only three weeks before the islanders left Pitcairn to se[Pitcairn Islands - 1850/1856 Letters] to Celia Parnell, 1850-1856, includes two three-page letters from Caroline Adams, one dated April 20th, 1850 and the other April 9th, 1856 (which was only three weeks before the islanders left Pitcairn to settle on Norfolk Island) and a one-page letter from Susan Quintall dated March 25, 1850, the letters describe family life and the various happenings on the island, fine; John and Celia Parnell visited the Pitcairn Islands in March 1850. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
1287 c C5  POSTED AT PITCAIRN ISLANDNO STAMPS AVAILABLE. violet two line type V cachet (S.G. C5), especially clear strike on 1924 cover to Tonga, sent via Auckland, with Auckland13 Fe
14 c.d.s. at top left, on the reverse is Nukualofa receiver of POSTED AT PITCAIRN ISLAND/NO STAMPS AVAILABLE. violet two line type V cachet (S.G. #C5), especially clear strike on 1924 cover to Tonga, sent via Auckland, with "Auckland/13 Fe 14" c.d.s. at top left, on the reverse is Nukualofa receiver of March 17, as well as a similar c.d.s. dated April 24, when the letter was actually picked up from the post office, a very fine strike of this rare cachet, going to a particularly unusual destination. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $1,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
1288 c C8 POSTED AT PITCAIRN ISLANDNO STAMPS AVAILABLE. black two-line cachet (S.G. C8), crisp strike on cover to New York, carried by the S.S. Rotorua to New Zealand and then via Canal
Zone, with a partial strike of the Paquetboat duplex at top righPOSTED AT PITCAIRN ISLAND/NO STAMPS AVAILABLE. black two-line cachet (S.G. #C8), crisp strike on cover to New York, carried by the S.S. Rotorua to New Zealand and then via Canal Zone, with a partial strike of the Paquetboat duplex at top right, violet "T" postage due marking, accompanied by the original two-page letter of Harriet McCoy writing to a friend, contents mostly family related and mentions waiting for the S.S. Rotorua to arrive, cover opened at left, fine; a very scarce cachet made even more desirable by the original contents. (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
1289 c   [Pitcairns Islands -19281930 Letters] Fairclough-Tolman correspondence, lot of five letters and covers sent from Richard Fairclough on Pitcairn to Robert Tolman in New York,
the covers have New Zealand stamps tied by Pitcairn Island New Zealand[Pitcairns Islands -1928/1930 Letters] Fairclough-Tolman correspondence, lot of five letters and covers sent from Richard Fairclough on Pitcairn to Robert Tolman in New York, the covers have New Zealand stamps tied by "Pitcairn Island New Zealand Postal Agency" postmarks and with Cristobal Paqueboat duplex transits, the letters, from one to seven pages each, give excellent descriptions of the islands, discussing the various inhabitants, places, accounts of sailors who missed their ship connection and had to spend months on the island awaiting the next ship, etc., also includes a photograph of Fairclough at his home, fine; probably the most comprehensive first-hand description of the Pitcairn Islands in this time period. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
1290 cnh   Pitcairn balance, with a 1938 cover to the U.S. with a 2½p New Zealand stamp, two covers from Australia to the Pitcairn Is. during WWII, commercial and philatelic covers with Pitcairn stamps, the commercial covers being largely correspondence to Mr. Risvold, this group contains two Parcel Post customs declaration forms, one 1967 with "Fiji" crossed out and "Pitcairn" added by hand, the other is 1970 with "Pitcairn Island" imprint, also some photographs of Pitcairn and related philatelic articles, plus a nearly complete set of mint never hinged stamps to about 2005, fine-very fine. Est. $300-400

SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
PUERTO RICO
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1291 c   [British Post Office in San Juan, Puerto Rico] Great Britain 1870 1½p Dull rose (32, plate 3) and 1873 1- Pale green (64, plate 12) tied by C61 postmark of the British postal
agency in San Juan on folded cover to Genoa, Italy, Porto RicoNo[British Post Office in San Juan, Puerto Rico] Great Britain 1870 1½p Dull rose (#32, plate 3) and 1873 1/- Pale green (#64, plate 12) tied by "C61" postmark of the British postal agency in San Juan on folded cover to Genoa, Italy, "Porto Rico/No 25 76" c.d.s. alongside, bright red London Paid tied the 1/- stamp, "Genova/16 Dic 76" backstamp, uncommonly fresh and very fine. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
SAMOA
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1292 c   [Samoa + United States] 1888 Mixed country franking cover bearing Samoa 1p Yellow green and 2p Brown orange along with United States 5c Indigo (216), all tied by grid of
square dots cancels on cover to Washington, D.C., red San Francisco Pa[Samoa + United States] 1888 Mixed country franking cover bearing Samoa 1p Yellow green and 2p Brown orange along with United States 5c Indigo (#216), all tied by grid of square dots cancels on cover to Washington, D.C., red "San Francisco Paid All/Aug 4" and "Washington Rec'd/Aug 10/88" backstamps, cover with slightly rounded corners at top, otherwise quite fresh and very fine. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $2,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
1293 c   [Samoa + United States] 1894 Registered cover with mixed country franking, Samoa strip of five and single of the ½p Palm Tree, plus a single of the 2½p King Laupepa tied by
Apia SamoaAug 15 c.d.s. cancels, United States 3c Purple (221) and[Samoa + United States] 1894 Registered cover with mixed country franking, Samoa strip of five and single of the ½p Palm Tree, plus a single of the 2½p King Laupepa tied by "Apia Samoa/Aug 15" c.d.s. cancels, United States 3c Purple (#221) and 10c Green (#226) tied by oval registry pmks., sent to London where it was forwarded locally, New York registry label overlaps four stamps, several registry handstamps including San Francisco which ties two Samoan stamps, numerous backstamps (including many registry markings), cover with slight bend at top left, otherwise very fine; a most interesting and colorful cover. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
TIBET
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1294   [Tibet Book], An Account of an Embassy to the Court of the Teshoo Lama, in Tibet. Samuel Turner. London, Bulmer & Co., 1800. 4to, modern quarter leather with beautifully
marbled cloth. With dedication leaf, folding map, folding page of Tibeta[Tibet Book], An Account of an Embassy to the Court of the Teshoo Lama, in Tibet. Samuel Turner. London, Bulmer & Co., 1800. 4to, modern quarter leather with beautifully marbled cloth. With dedication leaf, folding map, folding page of Tibetan writing, 12 plates. Some interior foxing, edge wear and closed tear to map, but mostly tight clean pages. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
UGANDA
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1295 c 65 [British East Africa to England] 1899 cover from Kampala franked with 1896 4a Typeset (65, partial or full frame lines on three sides) used together with British East Africa
1896 2½a Dark blue (76), both tied by KampalaFe 1299 postmarks, M[British East Africa to England] 1899 cover from Kampala franked with 1896 4a Typeset (#65, partial or full frame lines on three sides) used together with British East Africa 1896 2½a Dark blue (#76), both tied by "Kampala/Fe 12/99" postmarks, "Mombassa/Mr 23/99" transit backstamp and "Birmingham/Ap 15/99" receiver, Uganda stamp with faint bend, fine and quite scarce. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
WORLDWIDE COVER LARGE LOTS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1296 c   [Worldwide postal history balance of the Floyd E. Risvold collection] about 150 covers, with better 19th Century from various African countries, British and French post offices in the Americas (including mixed country frankings), shipwreck covers, some 20th Century commercial mail, some of which is correspondence to the Risvold family from the 1930s onward, including 1936 Gilbert & Ellice and North Borneo cover with the original letters, and much more, mostly fine or better; an impressive group with several scarce items, viewing definitely encouraged. Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $18,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1297 c   Inbound ship mail covers and forwarding agent's handstamps accumulation, 34 stampless folded letters and covers, plus some ancillary material, from a wide range of foreign points of origin, mostly in Latin America, but also a couple trans-Atlantic, many with one or more forwarding agent's handstamps and carried out of the mails to New York or other ports, variety of ship rates and markings, generally fine-very fine covers and strikes. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1298 c   [United States stamps used abroad] group of ten covers, nine of which have U.S. stamps used in a foreign country, including two Samoa, two Danish West Indies (one of which only has a D.W.I. stamp), three from Veracruz, Mexico (two of which have additional Mexican stamps), two U.S. Marine Corps mail from Nicaragua (both mailed stampless and with 2c Postage due affixed and tied on arrival) and one from the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai, some small faults, mainly a fine lot. Est. $500-750

SOLD for $4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction


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