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GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1951 taxed envelope addressed to Fanning Island from Suva. On arrival 1d postage due applied paying the fee tied FANNING ISLAND c.d.s. 12 JUN 51
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS

1951 taxed envelope addressed to Fanning Island from Suva. On arrival 1d postage due applied paying the fee tied 'FANNING ISLAND' c.d.s. '12 JUN 51'

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FIJI Q.V. stationery wrapper from the Government Printing Office numbered 188 cancelled by a black Sunburst. Unusually addressed to Sydney. Some light tone spots.
FIJI

Q.V. stationery wrapper from the Government Printing Office numbered '188' cancelled by a black Sunburst. Unusually addressed to Sydney. Some light tone spots.

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FIJI 1895 1d stationery card with message from the Polynesian Gazette addressed to Rewa. Cancelled LEVUKA c.d.s. 2 DEC 95 SUVA cancellation on the reverse.
FIJI

1895 1d stationery card with message from the Polynesian Gazette addressed to Rewa. Cancelled 'LEVUKA' c.d.s. '2 DEC 95' 'SUVA' cancellation on the reverse.

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FIJI 1955 2 1/2d + 6d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Canada cancelled SUVA FIJI REGISTERED c.d.s. 1 JL 55 (Reputed to be the first day of issue of the stationery) Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.
FIJI

1955 2 1/2d + 6d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Canada cancelled 'SUVA FIJI REGISTERED' c.d.s. '1 JL 55' (Reputed to be the first day of issue of the stationery) Transit and receiving cancellations on the reverse.

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AUSTRALIA 1931 1d Private stationery envelope cancelled SYDNEY POSTED PILLAR BOX machine d/s 8 OCT 1931 Addressed to Buca Bay a receiving cancellation on the front unusually struck in red. The Australian stationery envelope is not listed.
AUSTRALIA

1931 1d Private stationery envelope cancelled 'SYDNEY POSTED PILLAR BOX'' machine d/s '8 OCT 1931' Addressed to Buca Bay a receiving cancellation on the front unusually struck in red. The Australian stationery envelope is not listed.

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FIJI 1897 envelope addressed to Suva. franked 1d N.S.W. adhesive tied G.P.O. SUVA c.d.s. 23 DEC 97 A further strike alongside, overstamping straight line with two horizontal below LATE FEE struck in violet. Some toning at far left.
FIJI

1897 envelope addressed to Suva. franked 1d N.S.W. adhesive tied 'G.P.O. SUVA' c.d.s. '23 DEC 97' A further strike alongside, overstamping straight line with two horizontal below 'LATE FEE' struck in violet. Some toning at far left.

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FIJI 1901 ppc franked 1d adhesive tied "SUVA" roller datestamp JL 4 10 in blue; manuscript S.M.S. Condor/Marine-Postburo/Berlin (from Naval seaman on the German Warship Condor). Addressed to Germany.
FIJI

1901 ppc franked 1d adhesive tied "SUVA" roller datestamp 'JL 4 10' in blue; manuscript 'S.M.S. Condor/Marine-Postburo/Berlin' (from Naval seaman on the German Warship 'Condor'). Addressed to Germany.

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FIJI 1943 censored envelope to the USA franked d & 2d adhesives tied "SUVA" c.d.s. 30 DEC 43; black/white OPENED BY EXAMINER X/118 seal.
FIJI 1943 censored envelope to the USA franked d & 2d adhesives tied "SUVA" c.d.s. 30 DEC 43; black/white OPENED BY EXAMINER X/118 seal.
FIJI

1943 censored envelope to the USA franked d & 2d adhesives tied "SUVA" c.d.s. '30 DEC 43'; black/white 'OPENED BY EXAMINER X/118' seal.

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FIJI 1945 censored envelope to Sydney franked 2d tied "SUVA" c.d.s. 21 FEB 45; black/white "OPENED BY EXAMINER X/115" seal at left.
FIJI 1945 censored envelope to Sydney franked 2d tied "SUVA" c.d.s. 21 FEB 45; black/white "OPENED BY EXAMINER X/115" seal at left.
FIJI

1945 censored envelope to Sydney franked 2d tied "SUVA" c.d.s. '21 FEB 45'; black/white "OPENED BY EXAMINER X/115" seal at left.

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FIJI 1926 envelope franked 2d adhesive tied "NAUSORI" c.d.s. 13 APR 1926; a further strike alongside. Addressed to London.
FIJI

1926 envelope franked 2d adhesive tied "NAUSORI" c.d.s. '13 APR 1926'; a further strike alongside. Addressed to London.

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FIJI 1903 Indian Indentured Labourers registered envelope. Franked 5d adhesive tied "NAUSORI P.O c.d.s. 27 OCT 1903 Addressed to India with a variety of transit and backstamps including on the front black oval 570 inserted in red manuscript applied on the Aden - Bombay Sea post used on registered mail. A rare Indentured envelope from the island.
FIJI

1903 Indian Indentured Labourer's registered envelope. Franked 5d adhesive tied "NAUSORI P.O' c.d.s. '27 OCT 1903' Addressed to India with a variety of transit and backstamps including on the front black oval '570' inserted in red manuscript applied on the Aden - Bombay Sea post used on registered mail. A rare Indentured envelope from the island.

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FIJI 1939 ppc addressed to the USA franked 1d adhesive cancelled in transit with a "SYDNEY" slogan datestamp 18 JUL 1939; receiving c.d.s. on the front.
FIJI

1939 ppc addressed to the USA franked 1d adhesive cancelled in transit with a "SYDNEY" slogan datestamp '18 JUL 1939'; receiving c.d.s. on the front.

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FIJI 1946 2d + 4d registered stationery envelope (second printing), a further d on reverse, tied "LAUTOKA" c.d.s. 9 MR 46. Addressed to Tasmania. Very rare stationery used.
FIJI 1946 2d + 4d registered stationery envelope (second printing), a further d on reverse, tied "LAUTOKA" c.d.s. 9 MR 46. Addressed to Tasmania. Very rare stationery used.
FIJI

1946 2d + 4d registered stationery envelope (second printing), a further d on reverse, tied "LAUTOKA" c.d.s. '9 MR 46'. Addressed to Tasmania. Very rare stationery used.

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FIJI 1896 1d stationery post card written on board H.M.S. Waterwitch Suva cancelled "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s; a further strike alongside. Addressed to Wales. Some creasing at far right.
FIJI 1896 1d stationery post card written on board H.M.S. Waterwitch Suva cancelled "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s; a further strike alongside. Addressed to Wales. Some creasing at far right.
FIJI

1896 1d stationery post card written on board 'H.M.S. Waterwitch' Suva cancelled "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s; a further strike alongside. Addressed to Wales. Some creasing at far right.

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FIJI 1900 registered envelope to Scotland Via San Francisco franked 5d adhesive (1d + 4d) tied "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s. 15 JAN 00. Boxed registration handstamp on the front.
FIJI

1900 registered envelope to Scotland 'Via San Francisco' franked 5d adhesive (1d + 4d) tied "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s. '15 JAN 00'. Boxed registration handstamp on the front.

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FIJI 1938 envelope to New York franked 3d adhesive tied by the scarce "KOROVOU" village cancellation 23 FEB 38.
FIJI

1938 envelope to New York franked 3d adhesive tied by the scarce "KOROVOU" village cancellation '23 FEB 38'.

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FIJI 1947 registered envelope franked Victory pair tied straight line WAIMOTU manuscript registration etiquette. WAIMOUTU inserted SUVA transit c.d.s. 18 OC 47 Addressed to Grimsby.
FIJI

1947 registered envelope franked 'Victory' pair tied straight line 'WAIMOTU' manuscript registration etiquette. 'WAIMOUTU' inserted 'SUVA' transit c.d.s. '18 OC 47' Addressed to Grimsby.

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FIJI 1903 1/2d + 1/2d stationery postcards overprinted SPECIMEN additionally handstamped ULTRAMAR in violet applied by the Portuguese Post Office for distribution to the Colonies. Small closed pin hole left side.
FIJI

1903 1/2d + 1/2d stationery postcards overprinted 'SPECIMEN' additionally handstamped 'ULTRAMAR' in violet applied by the Portuguese Post Office for distribution to the Colonies. Small closed pin hole left side.

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FIJI 1900 taxed envelope addressed to Sarajevo Austria franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied LEVUKA c.d.s. 10 OC 1900 Blacked boxed charge marking with manuscript 10c in blue pencil. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
FIJI

1900 taxed envelope addressed to Sarajevo Austria franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied 'LEVUKA' c.d.s. '10 OC 1900' Blacked boxed charge marking with manuscript '10c' in blue pencil. Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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FIJI Undated O.H.M.S. wrapper from Government Printing Office addressed to London franked by 1d adhesive tied black sunburst
FIJI

Undated O.H.M.S. wrapper from Government Printing Office addressed to London franked by 1d adhesive tied black 'sunburst'

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FIJI 1898 taxed envelope addressed to Boston franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied SUVA c.d.s. 14 MAY 96 with a further strike alongside. On the front U.S. 2c postage due applied paying the charge tied oval BOSTON MASS cachet.
FIJI

1898 taxed envelope addressed to Boston franked horizontal pair 1d adhesives tied 'SUVA' c.d.s. '14 MAY 96' with a further strike alongside. On the front U.S. 2c postage due applied paying the charge tied oval 'BOSTON MASS' cachet.

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FIJI 1895 1d + 1d stationery postcard addressed to the U.K. Commercial usage headed and dated BA Nov 13 1895 cancelled SUVA FIJI obliterator 20 NOV 95 Ba did not have a Postal Agency until 1899 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.
FIJI

1895 1d + 1d stationery postcard addressed to the U.K. Commercial usage headed and dated 'BA Nov 13 1895' cancelled 'SUVA FIJI' obliterator '20 NOV 95' Ba did not have a Postal Agency until 1899 Receiving cancellation on the reverse.

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FIJI 1929 envelope to Czechoslovakia franked 1d & 2d adhesives tied "GENERAL POST OFFICE" c.d.s. 29 AU 29. Very rare black/white "FIJI/G crown R/FOUND OPEN/OFFICIALLY CLOSED" seal cancelled "GENERAL POST OFFICE FIJI" c.d.s.
FIJI

1929 envelope to Czechoslovakia franked 1d & 2d adhesives tied "GENERAL POST OFFICE" c.d.s. '29 AU 29'. Very rare black/white "FIJI/G crown R/FOUND OPEN/OFFICIALLY CLOSED" seal cancelled "GENERAL POST OFFICE FIJI" c.d.s.

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FIJI 1898 1d stationery post card written from Fiji cancelled rare "DEUTSCHE/SEEPOST/AUSTRANSCHE/HAUPT LINIE/d" c.d.s.; addressed to Dornum, Germany. Receiving c.d.s. on the obverse.
FIJI

1898 1d stationery post card written from Fiji cancelled rare "DEUTSCHE/SEEPOST/AUSTRANSCHE/HAUPT LINIE/d" c.d.s.; addressed to Dornum, Germany. Receiving c.d.s. on the obverse.

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FIJI 1898 1d stationery post card addressed to German naval vessel S.M.S. Kursfurst, written from Suva, cancelled "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s.
FIJI

1898 1d stationery post card addressed to German naval vessel 'S.M.S. Kursfurst', written from Suva, cancelled "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s.

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FIJI 1942 multi franked censored envelope from Jailevw addressed to the U.S.A. adhesives tied SUVA c.d.s. 25 MAR 42 Censor seal at left overstamped oval PASSED BY/ CENSOR/ 9 Two line violet RELEASED BY AUTHORITY OF/ THE DISTRICT POSTAL CENSOR
FIJI

1942 multi franked censored envelope from Jailevw addressed to the U.S.A. adhesives tied 'SUVA' c.d.s. '25 MAR 42' Censor seal at left overstamped oval 'PASSED BY/ CENSOR/ 9' Two line violet 'RELEASED BY AUTHORITY OF/ THE DISTRICT POSTAL CENSOR'

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FIJI 1958 registered airmail envelope addressed to Germany. Franked 2x 1/6d and a single 3d adhesive tied SUVA-FIJI REGISTERED c.d.s. 11 JL 58 A V 2 struck in violet double circle.
FIJI

1958 registered airmail envelope addressed to Germany. Franked 2x 1/6d and a single 3d adhesive tied 'SUVA-FIJI REGISTERED' c.d.s. '11 JL 58' 'A V 2' struck in violet double circle.

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FIJI 1925 Formula registered envelope, size H2, franked 6d adhesive tied "SUVA FIJI/REGISTERED" c.d.s. 27 OCT 1925. Addressed to the USA. Scarce envelope.
FIJI

1925 Formula registered envelope, size H2, franked 6d adhesive tied "SUVA FIJI/REGISTERED" c.d.s. '27 OCT 1925'. Addressed to the USA. Scarce envelope.

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FIJI 1945 2d + 3d registered stationery envelope size H2. Additional 2d tied "SUVA/FIJI" c.d.s. 27 JL 45 Manuscript 25/-/-, which is the insured amount. Inter island usage.
FIJI

1945 2d + 3d registered stationery envelope size H2. Additional 2d tied "SUVA/FIJI" c.d.s. '27 JL 45' Manuscript 25/-/-, which is the insured amount. Inter island usage.

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FIJI/SAMOA 1956 meter mail envelope from Melbourne to Apia, Samoa. On the 13th June, whilst carrying oil, general cargo and mail between Fiji and Western Samoa, the S.S. Vasu blew up and sank off the Tonga Islands. A very small  amount of mail in damaged condition was salvaged and sent to Western Samoa where violet SOILED MAIL EX "VASU" applied by the Post Office.
FIJI/SAMOA

1956 meter mail envelope from Melbourne to Apia, Samoa. On the 13th June, whilst carrying oil, general cargo and mail between Fiji and Western Samoa, the S.S. Vasu blew up and sank off the Tonga Islands. A very small amount of mail in damaged condition was salvaged and sent to Western Samoa where violet 'SOILED MAIL EX "VASU"' applied by the Post Office.

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FIJI 1919 Formula registered envelope H2 on grey stock franked vertical pair 3d adhesives tied "SUVA FIJI REGISTERED" c.d.s. Addressed to the USA. Scarce envelope.
FIJI

1919 Formula registered envelope H2 on grey stock franked vertical pair 3d adhesives tied "SUVA FIJI REGISTERED" c.d.s. Addressed to the USA. Scarce envelope.

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FIJI 1909 up-rated d stationery post card, with commercial message, addressed to Germany cancelled  "SUVA" c.d.s. 11 MR 09.
FIJI

1909 up-rated d stationery post card, with commercial message, addressed to Germany cancelled "SUVA" c.d.s. '11 MR 09'.

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FIJI 1941 envelope from Texas addressed to Suva. On arrival three separate strikes of the scarce "UNCLAIMED" struck in black on the front, a further strike on the reverse with "SUVA" c.d.s. Finger type "RETURN/TO WRITER/D L BR" struck in violet on the front.
FIJI

1941 envelope from Texas addressed to Suva. On arrival three separate strikes of the scarce "UNCLAIMED" struck in black on the front, a further strike on the reverse with "SUVA" c.d.s. Finger type "RETURN/TO WRITER/D L BR" struck in violet on the front.

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FIJI 1937 envelope to Sydney franked 2d Coronation adhesive tied scarce "SHIP SIDE" c.d.s. 15 OC 37. Vertical pair 1d Australian postage dues applied paying charge tied "DELIVERY ROOM SYDNEY" c.d.s.
FIJI

1937 envelope to Sydney franked 2d 'Coronation' adhesive tied scarce "SHIP SIDE" c.d.s. '15 OC 37'. Vertical pair 1d Australian postage dues applied paying charge tied "DELIVERY ROOM SYDNEY" c.d.s.

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FIJI 1948 envelope from Suva addressed to Sydney. "INSUFFICIENTLY ADDRESSED", returned to Fiji where the scarce three line "UNCLAIMED LETTER RETURNED/RETURN TO SENDER/See Address back hereof" applied. Very few examples of this instructional seal are recorded.
FIJI

1948 envelope from Suva addressed to Sydney. "INSUFFICIENTLY ADDRESSED", returned to Fiji where the scarce three line "UNCLAIMED LETTER RETURNED/RETURN TO SENDER/See Address back hereof" applied. Very few examples of this instructional seal are recorded.

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FIJI 1933 envelope franked GB 1d tied "SUVA" machine d/s 13 FE 1933. On reverse violet boxed "POSTED ON BOARD/S.S. CARINTHIA" cachet on its Southern Hemisphere world cruise. Addressed to New York.
FIJI

1933 envelope franked GB 1d tied "SUVA" machine d/s '13 FE 1933'. On reverse violet boxed "POSTED ON BOARD/S.S. CARINTHIA" cachet on its Southern Hemisphere world cruise. Addressed to New York.

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FIJI 1935 envelope to London franked 2d adhesive tied "MARINE POST OFFICE/NEW ZEALAND/R.M.S. NIAGARA" c.d.s. 15 FE 35.
FIJI

1935 envelope to London franked 2d adhesive tied "MARINE POST OFFICE/NEW ZEALAND/R.M.S. NIAGARA" c.d.s. '15 FE 35'.

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FIJI 1939 stampless OHMS envelope used internally cancelled "SUVA" c.d.s. 19 JUN 39 Two line "COLONIAL WAR MEMORIAL/HOSPITAL, SUVA" struck in violet.
FIJI

1939 stampless OHMS envelope used internally cancelled "SUVA" c.d.s. '19 JUN 39' Two line "COLONIAL WAR MEMORIAL/HOSPITAL, SUVA" struck in violet.

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FIJI 1926 registered envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked blocks of four 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied "SUVA FIJI" c.d.s. 27 JUL 1926 Blank registration etiquette with the same cancellation.
FIJI

1926 registered envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked blocks of four 1/2d & 1d adhesives tied "SUVA FIJI" c.d.s. '27 JUL 1926' Blank registration etiquette with the same cancellation.

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FIJI/NEW ZEALAND 1907 ppc franked 2d adhesive tied "SUVA" c.d.s. 9 SEP 07; addressed to the USA. Small tear at top (11mm).
FIJI/NEW ZEALAND

1907 ppc franked 2d adhesive tied "SUVA" c.d.s. '9 SEP 07'; addressed to the USA. Small tear at top (11mm).

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FIJI 1896 1d stationery postcard to Germany written from Saluafala, cancelled "LEVUKA" c.d.s. 30 OCT 96; a further strike alongside.
FIJI 1896 1d stationery postcard to Germany written from Saluafala, cancelled "LEVUKA" c.d.s. 30 OCT 96; a further strike alongside.
FIJI

1896 1d stationery postcard to Germany written from 'Saluafala', cancelled "LEVUKA" c.d.s. '30 OCT 96'; a further strike alongside.

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FIJI/TONGA 1907 Tonga 1d stationery postcard, with message, cancelled "SUVA" c.d.s. 12 JUN 07. Addressed to Germany.
FIJI/TONGA

1907 Tonga 1d stationery postcard, with message, cancelled "SUVA" c.d.s. '12 JUN 07'. Addressed to Germany.

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FIJI 1898 1d stationery postcard cancelled "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s. 11 OCT 98; a further strike on the obverse. Addressed to a German naval officer on board S.M.S. Kurfurst Fridr. Wilhelm at Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Receiving c.d.s. on the obverse.
FIJI

1898 1d stationery postcard cancelled "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s. '11 OCT 98'; a further strike on the obverse. Addressed to a German naval officer on board 'S.M.S. Kurfurst Fridr. Wilhelm' at Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Receiving c.d.s. on the obverse.

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FIJI 1932 envelope franked 1d adhesive tied straight-line "UDU POINT"; a further strike alongside and on reverse. "SUVA" transit c.d.s. on reverse. Addressed to the USA.
FIJI

1932 envelope franked 1d adhesive tied straight-line "UDU POINT"; a further strike alongside and on reverse. "SUVA" transit c.d.s. on reverse. Addressed to the USA.

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FIJI 1917 envelope to Ohio franked vertical pair d and a single 2d adhesive tied "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s. 28 JUN 1917.
FIJI

1917 envelope to Ohio franked vertical pair d and a single 2d adhesive tied "G.P.O. SUVA" c.d.s. '28 JUN 1917'.

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FIJI 1940 2d + 3d registered stationery envelope (Size G) Overprinted "SPECIMEN" The flap is not stuck down. Superb.
FIJI

1940 2d + 3d registered stationery envelope (Size G) Overprinted "SPECIMEN" The flap is not stuck down. Superb.

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FIJI 1932 registered cover to the USA franked 2d & 1d tied straight-line "ONO" struck in black, "SUVA FIJI/REGISTERED" c.d.s. on the front 7 NO 32.
FIJI

1932 registered cover to the USA franked 2d & 1d tied straight-line "ONO" struck in black, "SUVA FIJI/REGISTERED" c.d.s. on the front '7 NO 32'.

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FIJI 1936 Handpainted Karl Lewis illustrated envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked 1d, 1 1/2d & 1/2d adhesive tied "SUVA" c.d.s. 11 AP 36
FIJI

1936 Handpainted Karl Lewis illustrated envelope addressed to the U.S.A. Franked 1d, 1 1/2d & 1/2d adhesive tied "SUVA" c.d.s. '11 AP 36'

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FIJI 1893 New Zealand formula registered stationery envelope (Size F) addressed to Auckland. Multi franked with examples single 4d 2 x 5d on 4d 2 1/2d on 2d and FIVE PENCE on 6d tied "LEVUKA"c.d.s. 16 AUG 93 The only recorded usage of a Q.V. New Zealand formula stationery envelope used from Fiji
FIJI

1893 New Zealand formula registered stationery envelope (Size F) addressed to Auckland. Multi franked with examples single 4d 2 x '5d' on '4d' '2 1/2d' on '2d' and 'FIVE PENCE' on '6d' tied "LEVUKA"c.d.s. '16 AUG 93' The only recorded usage of a Q.V. New Zealand formula stationery envelope used from Fiji

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FIJI 1951 envelope from Hobart Tasmania addressed to Tamavua Tasmania. Franked 3d adhesive. On arrival  "UNCLAIMED" cachet struck in violet. "SUVA" transit cancellation on the reverse.
FIJI

1951 envelope from Hobart Tasmania addressed to Tamavua Tasmania. Franked 3d adhesive. On arrival "UNCLAIMED" cachet struck in violet. "SUVA" transit cancellation on the reverse.

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