POLYNESIA: Selection of 1965-78 better singles, complete sets & a...morePOLYNESIA: Selection of 1965-78 better singles, complete sets & a couple of M/Ss, unmounted, Cat £700+. (Qty 25 + 2 M/Ss)
190.00 AUD (app. 118 EUR)Sold
POLYNESIA - PICTURE POSTCARDS: 1913 (circa) L Gauthier (Papeete)...morePOLYNESIA - PICTURE POSTCARDS: 1913 (circa) L Gauthier (Papeete) wallet headed 'Panorama de Papeete' with a series of eight (!!) coloured panels forming a single image, to NSW, the cover with faults & repairs, the cards very fine. Yes, an 8-panel panorama!!
75.00 AUD (app. 47 EUR)Sold
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POLYNESIA - PICTURE POSTCARDS: Edition RP PPCs with French & English...morePOLYNESIA - PICTURE POSTCARDS: Edition RP PPCs with French & English captions including '... Drying split [cocoa] nuts for copra' (a wonderful photograph), '...The police headquarters' with two young boys apprehended for under-age driving, '...Commercial wharf at Papeete' with Mariposa Café and Société Commerciale de l'Oceanie building, '...Mail day on the wharf' with hundreds of the locals attired in their Dimanche finery, '...Double canoe race' with two enormous canoes that would fit right in with a Chinese dragon boat race, '...Inamongst [sic] the vanilla' showing four girls draping themselves with vanilla tendrils to the amusement of the Banana Man, etc, six of them subtly hand-tinted, fine to very fine unused. A most attractive series. (Qty 9)
60.00 AUD (app. 37 EUR)Sold
POLYNESIA - PICTURE POSTCARDS: 1914 L Gauthier (Papeete) wallet...morePOLYNESIA - PICTURE POSTCARDS: 1914 L Gauthier (Papeete) wallet headed 'Vue panoramique du/bombardement de Papeete/le 22 Sept 1914' with a 5½-panel panorama of the devastation caused by the German warships 'Gneisenau' & 'Scharnhorst', the first panel with inset '.../THE GUNBOAT ZELEE BRINGING BACK THE WALKUR', unused. [The Germans sought to seize the coal stockpiled at Papeete but the French set the coal on fire. Prior to the attack on the town, the local gunboat 'Zélée' seized the German freighter 'Walkure', which was probably intended to take the coal stockpile. In the attack, both ships were destroyed. Apart from our French clients, was anybody aware of this incident!?]
150.00 AUD (app. 93 EUR)Sold
New Caledonia 1906 Bourail Picture Postcard Sent to Switzerland...moreNew Caledonia 1906 Bourail Picture Postcard Sent to Switzerland Bearing 10c Adhesive Tied Double Circle Date-stamp Rated by Venot at 125 Points; SCARCE & VERY FINE (46-08541)
95.00 USD (app. 85 EUR)
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