Tonga

Sale 3043: British Commonwealth Stamps and Covers - Thursday, June 23, 2021 9 a.m. Eastern
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  • Lot# : 4295 Tonga

    Tonga "Tin Can Mail" Covers Selection with Bonus, five 1934/40 covers (1 to New Zealand, 4 to USA) with the typical wide range of cancels, cachets and markings incl 1938 signed by "Walt Geo Quensell/ T.C.C.M.M.", a 1961 cover to USA with printed enclosure from the "Postal Department/ Nuku»alofa, Tonga" announcing resumption of postal service (including Tin Can Mail) sometime in 1962 after the island re-settles after the 1946 earthquake, some typical light aging, Fine group, bonus of a cover to England with handstamped "Tonga Government Frank" and Nukualofa 1 MY cds and a 1942 censored cover to USA with US Navy cancels and a return address of "...American Red Cross/ APO #930..." which was established in Tonga the day before this letter was posted
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD
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