Tonga

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TON-T1: Tonga
1929-34 d to 1s set (excl the 1d issued 1935) overprinted or perforated SPECIMEN types D9 (abnormal on 2d}, D12a or D19 ~ SG 55, 57-63s ~ cat 275 ~ all affixed to archive album page ~ ex Tunisia UPU specimen collection
Price 145
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TON001S: Tonga
1886 1d carmine line-perforated (one pin missing at lower right) cancelled with a thin black wavy ink line ~ no gum and large hinge remainder otherwise fine and fresh.
Accompanied by a letter from Sir John Marriott, Keeper of the Royal Philatelic Collection, written on 'Buckingham Palace' headed paper that reads in part:
'The Tonga 1d returned herewith is matched by a similarly centered single in the Collection, which Bacon described as a Specimen stamp.'
Ex Martin Baxendale.
Price 425
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TON201: Tonga
1906 1d Ovava tree ~ five postal stationery cards overprinted SPECIMEN Type D{4} [UPU] with coloured views A1, A3, A5, A6 and A7 on reverse ~ H&G1 ~ for more information visit www.upss.org/upuspecimens
Price 475
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TON203: Tonga
1911 1d King George II postal stationery card overprinted SPECIMEN Type D{4} [UPU] - sepia (cameo) view C8 (Hospital at Vavau) on reverse not previously recorded - for more info follow the link from the Tonga page in Specimen Postal Stationery on my web site - very fine, fresh and scarce - H&G 2b
Price 65
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TON205: Tonga
1910 1d King George II postal stationery letter card overprinted SPECIMEN Type D{4} [UPU] - very fine, fresh and scarce - H&G A1
Price 45
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