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  • Lot# : 241 Samoa

    1844c.: Local entire letter addressed to "Ma Misi Taluali at Falealili" care of Rev. G. (George) Stallworthy, a member of the London Missionary Society who first arrived in Tahiti in March 1834 and thereafter, in February 1844 he joined the Samoan Mission at Falealisi, Upolu, Samoa and was later in the New Hebrides Islands between May and August 1858. Shocking contents: "Leaumrega, wed. ½ past 10 am, Dear Henry, Mr. Heath is dead and I am grievous beyond expression. It is for me to add that he committed suicide. This awful affair took place at Sapapatu last night. He cut his throat with his razor in the little house between 7 and 8 in the evening...". A rare and early local entire.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 242 Samoa

    1886/1967: Small collection in predominantly unused condition, with 'Kingdom' issues to 'Provisional Government' German colonial issues from 1899 'Eagle overprint' complete series, 'Yacht' to 3M and  five 'GRI' overprints. Later NZ overprints 'SAMOA' and various issues to 1977. Fine collection.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF
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