1911-1991 Attractive mainly mint collection in a large Palo loose-leaf binder and slipcase with printed colour pages good run of part and complete commem sets and definitives noted 1912-24 set to 5s (Cat £99), 1935 SJ set mint, 1939 set (Cat £42), 1956 set (Cat £70), complete to 1979 including miniature sheets, then Kiribati 1979-1990 mostly complete incl long sets, then printed leaves to 1999 empty. Very fine ideal for expansion.
1912 (12 Mar) cover addressed to Marsh Island bearing Pandanus Pine set of 4 tied to plain envelope by large violet GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS / GENERAL POST OFFICE / 12 MAR 1912 / BUTARITARI / ISLAND cancels, mainly fine.
1912 (circa) cover addressed to Marsh Island bearing Pandanus Pine set of 4 tied to plain envelope by large violet GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS / POSTAL DEPARTMENT cancels, vertical bend otherwise mainly fine. (Proud type D3).
1919 (27 Mar) Registered printed Wilson cover bearing GV 2d grey & 2½d bright blue along with 1d red WAR TAX trio tied GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS / COLONY / OCEAN IS CDS cancels, red OCEAN ISLAND 6099 regd etiquette and transit or arrival backstamps, very fine, cat £319 as genuine use SG multipliers, still very attractive.
1948 (29 Aug) Printed airmail registered envelope sent locally to Tarawa bearing 1949 Royal Silver Wedding set of 2 tied POST OFFICE / TARAWA / au 29 / 49 First Day of Issue and violet regd h/s 1045, very fine.
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