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Balkans & Eastern Europe

172 lots
Lot 40000
Albania
1916 Northern Epirus 25c on 50L grey lilac, tied on fragment by KORYTSA cds, very fine & rare (Mi. € 6’000)
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 40001
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1Kr, 2Kr, 5Kr to 25Kr neatly franking registered cover to New York, tied by K. und K. MILIT POST XXXII / SARAJEVO / 31.7.90 cds, violet New York 15.8.90…
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Lot 40002
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1Kr Grey to lilac-grey: specialised selection on stockpages incl. mint blk of 10, partly stuck down, w/o blue crayon, many used with different shades,…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40003
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1Kr Grey, perf. 10 1/2, part reconstructed sheet of 82, incl. many blks & multiples, mint or nh, fine to very fine
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40004
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1/2Kr Grey to 25Kr Lilac in IMPERF proof blocks of four on ungummed thin paper, incl. 1Kr which exists only on brownish thicker paper, very fine & very…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 40005
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
2Kr Yellow, perf 12 in reconstructed part sheet of 84, the part sheet is separated into about 8 smaller blks, mint or nh, mostly fine to very fine, a rare…
Estimate: 1’400 EUR
Lot 40006
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
2Kr Orange, perf 11 1/2 in nh block of 30 showing scarce wmk letters “ZEIT,” three stamps hinged, extremely fine as large mint mulriples are very rare
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 40007
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
2Kr Yellow, perf 11 mint blk of 6 showing wmk letter “E,” usual perf separation, plus mint single mint, fine & scarce block
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40008
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
2Kr Yellow to 10Kr blue, mint selection of perf 10 1/2, incl. 2Kr block of 6 & 3Kr block of 4, fine to very fine (15)
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40009
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
2Kr Yellow, twelve singles plus two 3Kr green, all tied by SARAJEVO XXXII 7.8.90 cds on registered cover to Salzburg, important franking of the 2Kr, exhibition…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 40010
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
2Kr Orange-yellow, perf. 11 plus 3Kr green, perf. 12 1/4, both in blocks of 4 tied to back of registered cover to France by K.und K. MILIT.POST XVIII /…
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 40011
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
2Kr Yellow, two strips of 5 & strip of 3 plus 3Kr green, two strips of four and 10Kr blue, pair & single, all applied on front & back of opened-out registered…
Estimate: 6’000 EUR
Lot 40012
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
The 1879-1900 issue. Lithographed issue: 3Kr Bottle-green, perf 11 1/2, scarce mint single (creased) & used single, fine
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40013
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
3Kr Bottle-green, perf 10 1/2 used, some perf irregularities, plus similar example perf 11 1/2, scarce
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40014
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
5Kr Red, perf 13 in rejoined mint block of four, very fine
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40015
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
5Kr Red, perf. 9 1/4, selection of 15 with shades, including one pair & one strip of three, all used, an exceptional group for this rarest perf. type (15)
Estimate: 1’300 EUR
Lot 40016
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1879-1900 issue. Lithographed issue: 5Kr Orange-red tied to cover by K.K.MILIT.POST 13 / MOSTAR / 2.4.84 cds, sent to Trieste, one of the scarcest shades…
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 40017
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
The Unique Block of Four 5Kr Red, perf. 9 1/4, mint block of four, mostly nh, very fresh, one of the great Bosnia rarities & key exhibition showpiece…
Estimate: 7’000 EUR
Lot 40018
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
5Kr red, type II, perf 10 1/2 & rare perf 11 1/2 mint, fine to very fine (Mi.4IIL/M)
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40019
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
5Kr Red, perf 10 1/2 x 12 1/2, tied to cover to Sachsenfeld (Austria) by DOL.TUZLA 10.8.98 cds, rare COMPOUND PERF on cover
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40020
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
10Kr Light-blue & dark-blue, perf 12, each in mint block of 4, one with perf separations, fine & rare
Estimate: 1’300 EUR
Lot 40021
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
10Kr Blue, perf 11 1/2 in mint block of 4, very fine
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 40022
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
10Kr Blue, mint selection of shades from light blue to dark blue incl. two pairs, all mint, fine to very fine
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40023
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
10Kr Blue, perf 11 1/2, in two singles & one pair, mint, fine to very fine
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40024
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
10Kr Blue, three singles & a pair, all used, in slightly different shades, usual minor imperfections, pair appears superb (5)
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 40025
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1879-1900 issue. Lithographed issue: 10Kr Blue, perf. 10 1/2, mint horizontal block of 10, extremely fresh & wonderful deep shade, a very rare multiple,…
Estimate: 1’100 EUR
Lot 40026
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
15Kr Brown, subtype B in nh mint block of 24, mostly intact (unseparated) perforations, three showing watermark, an exceptionally fine mint multiple
Estimate: 2’600 EUR
Lot 40027
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
15Kr Brown, subtype A, showing short & flat stroke on “1,” perf 12 mint & six used in different shades, mostly very fine (7)
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40028
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
15Kr Brown, subtype B, mint block of 4, irregular perfs, very fine
Estimate: 340 EUR
Lot 40029
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
15Kr Brown (4), subtype A showing short & flat stroke at “1,” in slightly different shades, very fine
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40030
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
15Kr Brown, perf 11 1/2, subtype B in mint block of 8, apparently the largest recorded mint multiple, plus two singles in different shades, a rare group
Estimate: 1’100 EUR
Lot 40031
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
15Kr Dark-olive-brown, subtype B, two slightly different shades from perf 11, both mint, fine to very fine
Estimate: 340 EUR
Lot 40032
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
15Kr Brown (2), subtype II, perf. 12 3/4, tied to registered cover to Sarajevo by K.K.MILIT. POST XXXVIII / TESANJ / 18.6.81 cds, some cover faults, attractive…
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 40033
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
15Kr Brown, subtype II, tied to small registered cover by two-ring K.K.MILIT.POST / SERAJEVO XXXII / 15.6.86 cds to Vienna, plus “RNr.163”, very fine
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40034
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
25Kr Violet, perf. 11 1/2, mint block of 12 with two blocks of four nh, extremely fresh, vivid colour for this extremely rare mint multiple
Estimate: 1’600 EUR
Lot 40035
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
25Kr Violet mint block of 4, some irregular perfs, fine & scarce
Estimate: 340 EUR
Lot 40036
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
25Kr Violet, mint selection of shades, incl. aniline (“hochviolett,” cert. Ferchenbauer), all perf 12, fine & rare group (4)
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40037
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
25Kr Aniline, the so-called “hochviolett,” perf. 12, mint, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40038
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
25Kr Violet, selection of shades from perf 10, three singles & a pair showing wmk, mint, fine to very fine (5)
Estimate: 180 EUR
Lot 40039
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
25Kr Deep purple, perf. 11 1/2, mint block of 6, normal gum creasing, rare & a rare mint multiple
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40040
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
20Kr Green, mint selection of four slightly different shades, some short perfs, mostly very fine (4)
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 40041
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
20Kr Green, perf. 10 1/2 tied to back of registered cover to Czernowitz (Bukowina) by K.und K. MILIT: POST XIV / BIHAC / 10.6.96 cds, somewhat tatty, scarce
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40042
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
20Kr Olive perf. 11 1/2, mint, very fine & rare
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40043
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1/2Kr Black, ungummed imperf proof blk of 4 on thick yellowish paper, very fine & scarce
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40044
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1900-01 1H to 10H on attractive small format cover to New York, tied by SARAJEVO 25.8.03 cds, very fine 6-colour franking, rare
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 40045
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
COMPOUND PERFS: 1900 3H Orange perf 12 1/2 x 10 1/2, 30H brown-ochre perf 12 1/2 x 10 1/2, 30H brown-ochre perf 10 1/2 x 12 1/2 (2), all used, mostly very…
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40046
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1900-01 10H red, perf 10 1/2 in nh block of 40 showing watermark “S – MARKE,” extremely fresh & fine, most probably the largest recorded mint multiple
Estimate: 1’600 EUR
Lot 40047
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1900-01 40H orange-yellow in lh mint blk of 4, lightly ribbed paper, a rare mint multiple, signed Ferchenbauer
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 40048
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1900-01 40H orange on vertically ribbed paper, mint, scarce
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40049
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1900-01 50H Dark rose-lilac tied to cover to Rome by K.und K. MILIT. POST LIII / BOS.SAMAC / 8.11.02 cds, somewhat tatty, a purely commercial usage & therefore…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40050
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1900-01 2K ultramarine, on ribbed paper, used block of ten, scarce used multiple
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40051
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1906 6H Brown in nh blk of 4 perf 13 1/2 + single used example, also 20H black-brown perf 13 1/2 mint + 1H, 30H, 40H & 1K double perf on one side, mostly…
Estimate: 180 EUR
Lot 40052
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1906 5K Proof in light reddish brown trial colour in complete IMPERF sheet of 50, folded into 6, some toning, a rare showpiece
Estimate: 220 EUR
Lot 40053
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1917 3H Black, 5H green, 10+20H Charles issue on covers or card in combination with 1912 or 1916 definitves, mostly very fine & scarce (3)
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40054
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
1918 Charles Fund 40H in photo essay of the adopted & issued stamp in its final stage, tied to archive carton board from War Ministry bearing ms ink “Imprimatur!”…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40055
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
BIHAC: 1873 envelope from Trieste bearing on reverse 20pa Green in strip of three tied by two small oval negative cancels of BIHAC, face bears Austria…
Estimate: 1’800 EUR
Lot 40056
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
ETAPPENPOSTAMT No. XXXIV (VASAR VAKUF): Bosnia 5Kr red tied to cover to Triest by K.u.K. ETAPPENPOSTAMT No. XXXIV 9.12.79, very fine & rare
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40057
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
MOSTAR: 1865 -78, Four folded entires, one franked with three1863-64 5Kr, then three covers with 1867 5Kr incl. single franking with fine print on 1878…
Estimate: 900 EUR
Lot 40058
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
SARAJEVO INCOMING MAIL: 1868 Unfranked cover from Leipzig 5.12.68 to Brood bearing blue crayon tax mkg “10x,” inside ms docketing “Sarajevo 5.Dezember…
Estimate: 900 EUR
Lot 40059
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
SARAJEVO (BOSNA): 1860 Envelope from Sarajevo bearing black oval negative handstamp (C&W fig. 1), showing manuscript Star of David, fine & scarce
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40060
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
SARAJEVO (BOSNA): 1867 Cover from Brood receiving on arrival Turkey Duloz postage due 1865 1pi pair tied by arabic double circle BOSNA, fine, also 2 loose…
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40061
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
SARAJEVO (BOSNA): 1869 Cover from Brood to Sarajevo with 1Ghr yellow + postage due 20pa bistre brown applied on arrival with bluish double circle arabic…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40062
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
SARAJEVO INCOMING MAIL: 1863 Unfranked cover bearing WIEN 11.11. 2-line ds to Brood with ms “20(kr)” taxation, at back forwarding annotation “für Herrn…
Estimate: 900 EUR
Lot 40063
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
SARAJEVO INCOMING MAIL: 1854 Cover franked by 9Kr blue with WIEN 3.10. cds to Brood, with merchants italic hs “GAN.” and ms “fuer Jovo Nicolitz Seraglio”…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40064
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
TESANJ: 1863 Folded entire franked with 1860-61 15Kr blue tied by faint 4-line BROOD / IN / SLAVONIEN / 20.JUN. ds, sent via Sissek to Trieste, inside…
Estimate: 320 EUR
Lot 40065
Bosnia and Herzegovina » Republic
5Kr Red envelope bearing additional franking of Litho 25Kr, Typo 3kr (3) & 1900 1H (2), all neatly tied by K.und K.MILIT.POST XLIV / KLADANJ / 10.1.00…
Estimate: 4’500 EUR
Lot 40066
Bulgaria
1910-18, Small group of 16 covers/cards/postal stationery mostly WWI censor marks
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40067
Czechoslovakia
1930-47, +200 unused stationery incl. Slovakia, some used covers incl. 1939 reg’d to Haifa, etc.
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40068
Hungary
1932 Madonna and Child set of 4 in mint nh pairs, very fine (Mi. € 840+)
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40069
Hungary
1942 Red Cross set with each value in mint nh blocks of four mini sheets in perf. and imperf., fine (Mi. 696A-698A, 696B-698B, €200)
Estimate: 35 EUR
Lot 40070
Hungary
1949 Puskin sheelet of 19, mint nh, very fine (Mi. € 350)
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 40071
Hungary
1949 Chain Bridge Centenary mini sheet, mint nh, very fine (Mi. Block 17, € 450)
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40072
Hungary
1950 UPU 3Ft mini sheet, mint nh, small natural paper inclusion otherwise very fine (Mi. Block 18A, € 550)
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40073
Hungary
1951 Stamp Anniversary 60f lilac in perf. and imperf. mini sheet, mint nh, only 1’060 were printed and issued only to members of the Exhibition Committee,…
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 40075
Hungary
1947-2001, Selection of mint nh mini sheets, incl. 1947 Stamp Day, 1948 Philatelic Exhibition, 1959 Philatelic Congress, 1960 Olympics, 1961 Stamp Exhibition…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40076
Montenegro
1879-98 First type, later printings: 5n Orange perf. 11 1/2, franked as payment for the new currency 10h rate, on envelope to Prag, tied by indistinct…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40077
Montenegro
1883 Insured cover from Cetinje 05.04.83 to Paris franked 7n mauve in pair (few faults) +3n green in pair on reverse, “Mont Cenis a Macon 11.08.83” transit…
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 40078
Montenegro
1887 Registered double rate cover from Podgorica 31.07 to Austria with 10n blue +7n rose in pair, Rijeka & Cetinje backstamps, very fine, very rare
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 40079
Montenegro
1888 Insured cover from Podgorica to Austria with italic “Preporuceno” alongside, franked with 10n blue and 7n rose, arrival bs15.08, very fine, scarce
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40080
Montenegro
1888 Insured cover from Cetinje to Germany with 3n green x10 (incl. strip of four and pair), decorative “Chargé” postmark, Dresden 15.08.88 backstamp,…
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 40081
Montenegro
1890 Registered cover from Cetinje to Austria with 2n yellow second print (Perf. 11 1/2) +15n brown (Perf. 12), superb red wax seal and Linz 07.03.90 arrival…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40082
Montenegro
1893 Registered cover from Cetinje 03.04 to Kiev, Russia, franked 15n brown in pair (perf. faults), arrival 28.03.93 Kiev bs, very fine, scarce
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40083
Montenegro
1896 Registered cover from Cetinje to France franked with 1n grey (x5) +2n yellow (x2) +3n green (x3), “Paris Etranger Chargements 26.06.96” cds on face,…
Estimate: 420 EUR
Lot 40084
Montenegro
1898 Registered cover from Cetinje to the General Consul of Russia in Salonich franked 20c brown-yellow, clear 11.06.98 arrival bs, very fine, scarce
Estimate: 320 EUR
Lot 40087
Russia » Russia Imperial 1888 Tenth Issue Arms (St. 44-51)
Set of 8 values affixed to white card, all hs with small blue SPECIMEN from the proof book, rare as most were washed off, fine
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 40088
Russia » Russia Imperial 1857-58 First Issue Arms perf. 14 3/4 : 15 (St. 2-4)
10k Arms perforated, dark colours, thick paper, tied to small piece by centred 1858 RIGA cds (12 APR.), very fine
Estimate: 120 EUR
Lot 40089
Types
1862-1917 Group of 35 covers/postal stationery incl. uprated to abroad, destinations incl. Monaco, Persia & Portugal, station cancels etc., gen. fine
Estimate: 260 EUR
Lot 40090
Russia » Russia / Soviet Union Collections and Lots
1863-1925, An odd array of unusual items incl. Levant 1863 6k blue used, 1922 Airmail 45p on cover Moscow to Kaunar, 1922 Large design revenue issue, 1925…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40091
Russia
1879-1933, Better group of 70 covers/cards incl. usages in Poland, train cancel, WWI censorship, reg’d, scarce 1917 cachet of the French Military Mission…
Estimate: 1’300 EUR
Lot 40092
Batum
1900 ppc to France bearing ship cancel Batum-Odessa cds, and 1922 ppc to France with oval Odessa-Batum cancel, very fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40093
Types
1915-34, Group of 3 covers with 1915 cover War Help adhesives on reg. cover from RENI (Bessarabia) to Rumania, 5K brown Kerenski post.stat. card with 3…
Estimate: 100 – 200 EUR
Lot 40094
Russia
1917-23, Fantastic exhibit collection on 76 pages (in French) on the WHITE ARMY fighting Bolshevism, displaying a wealth of scarce material of that period,…
Estimate: 8’000 – 12’000 EUR
Lot 40095
Russia
1917-1923, Early Soviet period (plus couple odd imperial items), fascinating lot of multiples, varieties, zemstvos, revenues incl. used for postage, “control”…
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 40096
Russia » Russia Issue West Army
1919 Local reg’d cover from Jelgawa with Army of the West special stamp, very fine, scarce
Estimate: 70 EUR
Lot 40097
Russia » Soviet Union
1924 Airmail surcharge set of four values, part or complete sets on an array of ten different covers, to various destinations, a fine lot
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40098
Collections and Lots All World
1940-45, World War II cover lot, 38 items incl. specialised 10 Ostland ovpt. or stampless D.P. Osten covers, good variety of Russian fieldpost and censored…
Estimate: 500 – 800 EUR
Lot 40099
Serbia
10pa Deep Orange, a fine shade, cancelled by partial boxed NAPLACENO, a beautiful example, very fine
Estimate: 220 EUR
Lot 40100
Serbia
10pa orange cancelled by large boxed NAPLACENO in blue, fine
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40101
Serbia
10pa Orange-yellow, horiz. pair on small piece cancelled by boxed “NAPLACENO” in greenish black, centred slightly to top, fine, scarce multiple, shown…
Estimate: 1’300 EUR
Lot 40102
Serbia
40pa strip of 3 on fgt. with light NAPLACENO, 40pa two singles one with manus. cancel, also fgt. with 40pa+20pa showing attractive combination of cancels…
Estimate: 340 EUR