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TONGA 1930 multi-franked envelope to the USA cancelled "NUKUALOFA TONGA" c.d.s. 19 JE 30.
TONGA

1930 multi-franked envelope to the USA cancelled "NUKUALOFA TONGA" c.d.s. '19 JE 30'.

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TONGA 1913 envelope to Germany franked vertical pair 2d tied "HAAPI TONGA" c.d.s. 1 AP 13; "VAVAU" transit c.d.s. on the reverse.
TONGA

1913 envelope to Germany franked vertical pair 2d tied "HAAPI TONGA" c.d.s. '1 AP 13'; "VAVAU" transit c.d.s. on the reverse.

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TONGA 1896 Registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Auckland. Adhesives tied NUKULAOFA c.d.s. 7 AU 96 An attractive four colour franking.
TONGA

1896 Registered stationery envelope (G) addressed to Auckland. Adhesives tied 'NUKULAOFA' c.d.s. '7 AU 96' An attractive four colour franking.

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TONGA 1906 ppc to Dunedin franked 4d adhesive tied "VAVAU" c.d.s. 06 JY 13. "NUKUALOFA" transit on reverse.
TONGA 1906 ppc to Dunedin franked 4d adhesive tied "VAVAU" c.d.s. 06 JY 13. "NUKUALOFA" transit on reverse.
TONGA

1906 ppc to Dunedin franked 4d adhesive tied "VAVAU" c.d.s. '06 JY 13'. "NUKUALOFA" transit on reverse.

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TONGA 1924 registered envelope to Torquay, re-directed to Staines, Middlesex, franked 3d and TWO PENCE/PENIE-UA on 2/- adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. Black oval REGISTERED AT NUKUALOFA TONGA/No.388. "NEW YORK" transit d/s on the reverse.
TONGA

1924 registered envelope to Torquay, re-directed to Staines, Middlesex, franked 3d and 'TWO PENCE/PENIE-UA' on '2/-' adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. Black oval 'REGISTERED AT NUKUALOFA TONGA/No.388'. "NEW YORK" transit d/s on the reverse.

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TONGA 1915 registered envelope franked 2d & 3d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. Black registration handstamp alongside. "SEATTLE" and "NEW YORK" transits on reverse. Addressed to Zurich
TONGA

1915 registered envelope franked 2d & 3d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. Black registration handstamp alongside. "SEATTLE" and "NEW YORK" transits on reverse. Addressed to Zurich

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TONGA 1933 cover to the U.S.A. franked single 2d and horizontal strip of 3 x d tied "SUVA" c.d.s. 7 DE 33 with boxed "PAQUEBOT" handstamp in black on the front.
TONGA

1933 cover to the U.S.A. franked single 2d and horizontal strip of 3 x d tied "SUVA" c.d.s. '7 DE 33' with boxed "PAQUEBOT" handstamp in black on the front.

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TONGA 1939 ppc to the U.S.A. franked single d, 1d & 1d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 29 AP 39.
TONGA

1939 ppc to the U.S.A. franked single d, 1d & 1d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. '29 AP 39'.

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TONGA 1936 envelope franked d adhesive (unsealed printed matter rate) tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 12 MR 36. Addressed to Switzerland; receiving c.d.s. on reverse.
TONGA

1936 envelope franked d adhesive (unsealed printed matter rate) tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. '12 MR 36'. Addressed to Switzerland; receiving c.d.s. on reverse.

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TONGA 1900 4d registered stationery envelope, size H2, franked additional 2 x 1d and single 2d, 2d and 4d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. Addressed to Auckland. Receiving c.d.s. on the reverse.
TONGA

1900 4d registered stationery envelope, size H2, franked additional 2 x 1d and single 2d, 2d and 4d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. Addressed to Auckland. Receiving c.d.s. on the reverse.

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TONGA 1942 censored registered envelope to Long Beach, California, USA, from A.P.O. 930 franked 1c and a horizontal pair 10c adhesives, tied circles. Black "PASSED BY NAVAL CENSOR" on the front. Registered mail is scarce.
TONGA

1942 censored registered envelope to Long Beach, California, USA, from A.P.O. 930 franked 1c and a horizontal pair 10c adhesives, tied circles. Black "PASSED BY NAVAL CENSOR" on the front. Registered mail is scarce.

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TONGA 1906 Stampless local "ON HIS TONGAN MAJESTYS SERVICE" envelope. Black "TONGAN GOVERNMENT FRANK" with seal in centre.
TONGA

1906 Stampless local "ON HIS TONGAN MAJESTY'S SERVICE" envelope. Black "TONGAN GOVERNMENT FRANK" with seal in centre.

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TONGA 1909 envelope franked d & 2d adhesives tied "VAVAU" c.d.s. 09 FE 10. Addressed to Norwich; receiving c.d.s. on the obverse.
TONGA

1909 envelope franked d & 2d adhesives tied "VAVAU" c.d.s. '09 FE 10'. Addressed to Norwich; receiving c.d.s. on the obverse.

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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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TONGA 1900 4d registered stationery envelope addressed to Chesterfield re-directed to Litchfield. Franked 2d adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 12 FE 00. New York registration etiquette on the obverse. San Francisco violet three-line transit on the reverse.
TONGA

1900 4d registered stationery envelope addressed to Chesterfield re-directed to Litchfield. Franked 2d adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. '12 FE 00'. New York registration etiquette on the obverse. San Francisco violet three-line transit on the reverse.

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TONGA 1906 registered envelope to Manchester. Franked 2d, 5d and a horizontal pair d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 16 DE 06. Red/white "NEW YORK" registration etiquette applied in transit. Receiving d/s on reverse.
TONGA

1906 registered envelope to Manchester. Franked 2d, 5d and a horizontal pair d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. '16 DE 06'. Red/white "NEW YORK" registration etiquette applied in transit. Receiving d/s on reverse.

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TONGA 1949 Airmail Lettercard with commercial message addressed to Honolulu Hawaii. Franked 2d & 6d adhesives tied "VAVAU" c.d.s. 28 APR 47
TONGA

1949 Airmail Lettercard with commercial message addressed to Honolulu Hawaii. Franked 2d & 6d adhesives tied "VAVAU" c.d.s. '28 APR 47'

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TONGA 1946 registered airmail envelope addressed to Boston U.S.A. Franked 2 x 1/- and a single 2/6 adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 24 OC 46
TONGA

1946 registered airmail envelope addressed to Boston U.S.A. Franked 2 x 1/- and a single 2/6 adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. '24 OC 46'

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TONGA 1942 censored envelope endorsed Written in Swiss addressed to Zug Switzerland. Franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s.  At left New Zealand censor tape and circular numbered censor 54
TONGA

1942 censored envelope endorsed 'Written in Swiss' addressed to Zug Switzerland. Franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. At left New Zealand censor tape and circular numbered censor '54'

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TONGA 1926 registered envelope addressed to Los Angeles franked 1d & 10d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 11 JA 26
TONGA

1926 registered envelope addressed to Los Angeles franked 1d & 10d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. '11 JA 26'

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TONGA 1924 1d illustrated stationery postcard Swallow Caves Vavau addressed to the U.S.A. Datelined APIA Oct 24 24 Cancelled "G.P.O. SUVA" 28 OC 1924 Scarcest card in the series.
TONGA 1924 1d illustrated stationery postcard Swallow Caves Vavau addressed to the U.S.A. Datelined APIA Oct 24 24 Cancelled "G.P.O. SUVA" 28 OC 1924 Scarcest card in the series.
TONGA

1924 1d illustrated stationery postcard 'Swallow Caves Vavau' addressed to the U.S.A. Datelined 'APIA Oct 24 24' Cancelled "G.P.O. SUVA" '28 OC 1924' Scarcest card in the series.

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TONGA 1896 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to London franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. partly obscured by the NEW YORK registration etiquette. On the reverse San Francisco & New York transit cancellations.
TONGA

1896 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to London franked 2 1/2d adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. partly obscured by the 'NEW YORK' registration etiquette. On the reverse San Francisco & New York transit cancellations.

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TONGA 1 1/2d stationery lettercard overprinted "SPECIMEN" The edges are not stuck down. Superb.
TONGA

1 1/2d stationery lettercard overprinted "SPECIMEN" The edges are not stuck down. Superb.

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TONGA 1906 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Austria Franked 5d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 12 FE 06 "VANCOUVER" & "WINIPEG" transit cancellations on the reverse.
TONGA

1906 4d registered stationery envelope (Size G) addressed to Austria Franked 5d & 2 1/2d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. '12 FE 06' "VANCOUVER" & "WINIPEG" transit cancellations on the reverse.

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TONGA 1910 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to Germany unusually cancelled by the "TONGA GOVERNMENT FRANK" cachet in black "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. on the front DE 22 10 The envelope has a central vertical fold.
TONGA 1910 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to Germany unusually cancelled by the "TONGA GOVERNMENT FRANK" cachet in black "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. on the front DE 22 10 The envelope has a central vertical fold.
TONGA

1910 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to Germany unusually cancelled by the "TONGA GOVERNMENT FRANK" cachet in black "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. on the front 'DE 22 10' The envelope has a central vertical fold.

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TONGA 1906 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to Austria additional 5d & 21/2d adhesives on the front tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 12 FE 06 "VANCOUVER" transit cancellation on the reverse.
TONGA

1906 4d registered stationery envelope (Size H2) addressed to Austria additional 5d & 21/2d adhesives on the front tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. '12 FE 06' "VANCOUVER" transit cancellation on the reverse.

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TONGA 1941 censored Tin Can envelope addressed to Chicago franked 1d & 11/2d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 9 FE 41 "OPENED BY EXAMINER WW/2" seal at left.
TONGA

1941 censored Tin Can envelope addressed to Chicago franked 1d & 11/2d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. '9 FE 41 "OPENED BY EXAMINER WW/2" seal at left.

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TONGA 1943 censored envelope addressed to New York franked 3d adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. SP 13 43 with Crown "PASSED W.W.,/3" handstamp in red.
TONGA

1943 censored envelope addressed to New York franked 3d adhesive tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 'SP 13 43' with Crown "PASSED W.W.,/3" handstamp in red.

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TONGA 1935 illustrated Karl Lewis cover franked 1/2d & 21/2d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 24 AP 35
TONGA

1935 illustrated Karl Lewis cover franked 1/2d & 21/2d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. '24 AP 35'

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TONGA 1939 ppc to the U.S.A. franked single 1/2d 11/2d & 1d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 29AP 39
TONGA 1939 ppc to the U.S.A. franked single 1/2d 11/2d & 1d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. 29AP 39
TONGA

1939 ppc to the U.S.A. franked single 1/2d 11/2d & 1d adhesives tied "NUKUALOFA" c.d.s. '29AP 39'

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TONGA 1942 Censored V-MAIL airletter addressed to the U.S.A. from 7th Evacuation Hospital A.P.O.930 cancelled "U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE A.P.O. 930" d/s AUG 20 1942 Usually the V-Mail was microfilmed and sent because the script is so small the airletter was sent. Unusual.
TONGA 1942 Censored V-MAIL airletter addressed to the U.S.A. from 7th Evacuation Hospital A.P.O.930 cancelled "U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE A.P.O. 930" d/s AUG 20 1942 Usually the V-Mail was microfilmed and sent because the script is so small the airletter was sent. Unusual.
TONGA

1942 Censored 'V-MAIL' airletter addressed to the U.S.A. from 7th Evacuation Hospital A.P.O.930 cancelled "U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE A.P.O. 930" d/s 'AUG 20 1942' Usually the 'V-Mail' was microfilmed and sent because the script is so small the airletter was sent. Unusual.

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FIJI 1956 wreck envelope from Australia addressed to Western Samoa with handstruck straight-line "SOILED MAIL EX VASU" On 13th June whilst carrying oil, general cargo and mail between Fiji & Western Samoa, the SS Vasu blew up and sank of the Tonga Islands. A very small amount of mail in damaged condition was salvaged and sent to Western Samoa where the Post Office applied a violet explanatory mark.
FIJI

1956 wreck envelope from Australia addressed to Western Samoa with handstruck straight-line "SOILED MAIL EX 'VASU'" On 13th June whilst carrying oil, general cargo and mail between Fiji & Western Samoa, the SS Vasu blew up and sank of the Tonga Islands. A very small amount of mail in damaged condition was salvaged and sent to Western Samoa where the Post Office applied a violet explanatory mark.

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