Tonga 1888 - SG 2b mint - bright violet type 1 - details below

Rosenblum lists four different types:-

Type 1 - normal, no breaks in the frame

Type 2 - break in frame under TW of two

Type 3 - break in frame under WO of two

Type 4 - break in frame under TW of two and under C of pence

FOR EARLY TONGAN STAMPS "mint" means it may have been hinged in the past or it may have no gum (because it was the practice of the early collectors to remove the gum to stop it cracking or putting a bent mark on the stamp).



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Postage/packing to anywhere else in the world is US$2.80 per 50 grams. Registration if required is an extra US$9.00.

Less per item if multiple items purchased. If items can be combined and total weight is still under 50 grams, then only one postage fee is payable.

Registration if required is extra. Registration cost is shown above. Registration is compulsory when total of invoice is over US$50.00 and registration is also compulsory where buyer is in India or China or Romania or Russia.


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