Middle East & Levant

89 lots
Lot 8000
Afghanistan
1939 Censored cover from Tchaouk to Peshawar franked with two stamps, red censor mark on face, fine
Estimate: 30 EUR
Lot 8001
Palestine and Holy Land » Palestine Austrian Levant Offices
ADRIATIC LINES – SCHIFFSPOSTAMT: Austria 1867 5Kr Red tied by K.K. SCHIFFSPOSTAMT N°5 s/l (Tchil. fig. 57) on folded cover to Trieste, ms at top “Ragusa…
Estimate: 120 EUR
Lot 8002
Palestine and Holy Land » Palestine Austrian Levant Offices
1898 Agenzie del Lloyd Austriaco receipt to Trieste, bearing clear violet oval AGENZIA DEL LLOYD / AUSTRIACO / JAFFA, with additional ms date “Jaffa 19-8-1898”,…
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 8003
Palestine and Holy Land » Palestine Austrian Levant Offices
ADRIATIC LINES – SEBENICO: 1872 Envelope to Lesina bearing 1867 5Kr single tied SEBENICO 3/6 COL VAPORE cds (Tchil. fig. 24), SPALATO transit and arrival…
Estimate: 160 EUR
Lot 8004
Palestine and Holy Land » Palestine Austrian Levant Offices
ADRIATIC LINES – SPALATO: 1852 Entire folded letter from Spalato to Trieste bearing 1850 9Kr HP and tied with boxed SPALATO 27/6 V.L.A. pmk, very fine
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 8005
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
SS “BOHEMIA”: 1912 5H 1908 issue tied to ppc by black BOHEMIA OE. LLOYD to Trieste, sender’s endorsement “Port Said,” fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 8006
Palestine and Holy Land » Palestine Austrian Levant Offices
SS “GORITIA”: 1911 2m Egypt tied to picture postcard by blue oval LLOYD AUSTRIACO PIROSCAFO GORITIA (Tchil.ty LC), a rarity especially on Egypt
Estimate: 160 EUR
Lot 8007
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
SS “GRAF WURMBRAND”: 1899 Postcard from Zara to Baden Baden with 2Kr tied by dark blue LLOYD AUSTRIACO / LXII cds of 22.9, plus another on fragment dated…
Estimate: 220 EUR
Lot 8008
Palestine and Holy Land » Palestine Austrian Levant Offices
SS “GRAF WURMBRAND”: 1907 ppc to Lussinpiccolo, franked by Austria 1906-07 5H tied by faint GRAF WURMBRAND / OE.LLOYD cds in black, scarce (Tchil. Type…
Estimate: 220 EUR
Lot 8009
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
SS “HELIOS”: 1900 1Pi Lettercard to Vienna with blue LLOYD AUSTRIACO / XXVIII cds, plus 1902 Greek 10L pc to Lussinpiccolo with blue HELIOS / OE.LLOYD…
Estimate: 360 EUR
Lot 8010
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
SS “SEMIRAMIS”: 1895 1pi letter card bearing black LLOYD AUSTRIACO / LXXIV cds to Stuttgart, slight vert. crease, used in first year of issue, inside ms…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 8011
Palestine and Holy Land » Palestine Austrian Levant Offices
SS “TIROL”: 1919 Greek ppc to Italy, franked by Greece 10L tied by cds, with oval blue-green LLOYD TRIESTINO / PIROSCAFO / TIROL hs
Estimate: 220 EUR
Lot 8012
Palestine and Holy Land » Palestine Austrian Levant Offices
1859 Cover written in AMFISSA transported through Austrian postal authorities bearing at front ‘Leta=arrta=per mare’ & ms tax mkg ’15’ to Trieste, dated…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 8013
Egypt » Austrian Post Offices
1872 Folded cover to Trieste franked by 1867 15s tied with ALEXANDRIA / 16.4 cds, fine
Estimate: 70 EUR
Lot 8014
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
1841 Small entire probably originating from Constantinople bearing ms mkg, red GRENZE, Franco & French border mkgs, plus Semlin disinfection cachet, to…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 8015
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
CONSTANTINOPLE: 1852-56, Four stampless entires from Constantinople, three bearing clear ornamental CONSTANTINOPLE cds, plus one normal cds in black, two…
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 8017
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
1868-73 Small group of five covers including folded cover to Trieste franked by 1864 Austria 15kr tied by ornamental CONSTANTINOPEL / 6.6 cds, an extremely…
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 8018
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
CONSTANTINOPLE: 1869, Two folded covers to Trieste & Genova, both bearing different ornamental Constantinopel ds, fine
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 8019
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
1873 4s Postal card cancelled CONSTANTINOPEL 9.4.75, arrival cds, light stains, fine, scarce
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 8020
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
1895 Newspaper (stained) with wrapper franked 10pa tied CONSTANTINOPLE /I cds, unusual
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 8021
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
CONSTANTINOPLE: 1900 Registered envelope to Bayern, overfranked with 1896 20pi tied by CONSTANTINOPEL / 31.5.00 cds with registered label alongside, very…
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 8023
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
1875 Envelope to Holland franked with Egypt 1874-75 1pi but unaccepted and not cancelled, cover with manuscript “T” and Austrian SCHIFFSAMT No.1 / 11.11.75…
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 8024A
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
RETTIMO (CRETE): 1876 Folded entire to Syra, franked 10s tied RETTIMO/..5.76 cds, tear in stamp, otherwise fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 8024
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
LIMASSOL, CYPRUS: 1891 Bill of lading of Lloyd Austro-Ungarico for the ship “Saturno” on a voyage to Trieste, bearing exceptional oval violet AGENZIA DEL…
Estimate: 2’400 EUR
Lot 8025
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
1904 Picture postcard to Corfu, franked by Turkish 10pa tied by oval AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / SAJADA in violet, some perf toning, a fine & extremely…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 8026
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
SALONIKI (Greece): 1893/94, 3 items incl. 20pa on 5k postal card from Salonica to Queenstown (to Miss Rosebud), 1pi surcharge on 10 k to Dublin, and 1pi…
Estimate: 120 EUR
Lot 8027
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
SMYRNA (TURKEY): 1841-46, Two folded disinfected entires to Trieste, bearing s/l SMIRNA & 2-line SMYRNE ds, both in black
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 8028
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
1856 Folded cover to Constantinopel bearing black oval AGENZIE DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO SMYRNA hs, at back beautifully fresh & intact seal of the Ottoman Bank…
Estimate: 180 EUR
Lot 8030
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
1871 15s Brown tied to two covers sent to Trieste by thimble SMYRNE 21.5. & 3.6.71 cds, ex Ralli Correspondence, very fine to superb
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 8031
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
SMYRNA (TURKEY): 1878 Entire from Metelino to Trieste franked with 10s blue tied “SPED.POST PRESSO LLOYD SMIRNE” on arrival in Smirna port, scarce and…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 8032
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
1872 Stampless envelope to Manchester, bearing boxed “LETTRE ARRIVATE / PER MARE / VARNA” hs in black, manuscript “via Varna” plus array of rate mkgs,…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 8033
Austria » Offices in the Turkish Empire
1873 Folded cover from Constantinople via Varna to Genova, franked by 1867 3s and 10s pair tied by LLOYD AGENZIE / CONSTANTINOPOLI cds, with thimble Varna…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 8034
Types
1865-1902, Small lot of three folded covers from Rustschuk, Salonicco & registered cover from Sofia, plus cover front with 1867 3-colour franking with…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 8035
Egypt » Italian Post Offices
1871 (Jan 17) Cover from the Italian P.O. at Alexandria to Italy, with De La Rue 40c tied by “234” dotted cancel, with despatch cds adjacent, several Italian…
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 8036
Egypt » 1874 Bulaq
1874 Bulaq 20pa & 1pi tied Posta Egiziane/Cairo cds on 1877 envelope to Rome, Italy, flap missing, plus 5pa brown in mint vert. tête-bêche pair with minor…
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 8038
Egypt
GALLIPOLI: V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE GALIPOLI 1.MAR.77 (N.G 256/3) on 1pi (one stamp missing with part of the cover), on entire folded letter wiht dateline in…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 8039
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
1879 De la Rue 1pi rose and 2pi orange tied to 1885 (Jan 30) cover sent registered to PERSIA, tied by Scibin El Khom cds, various bs incl. Sea Post Office,…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 8051
Egypt
RETTA: 1pi Blue envelope with two “retta” cancels, plus Turkish stamps on fragment also with “retta” cancels
Estimate: 40 EUR
Lot 8052
Egypt
1913 Real Photo ppcs: Attractive set of 18 depicting camel races, unusual & scarce (18) (Est. € 60/80)
Estimate: 60 – 80 EUR
Lot 8052A
Greece
1898 Picture postcard of Beyrouth, Lebanon, dated Haifa, franked Greece Small Hermes Head 10Lep tied by blue pen cross to Germany with arrival cds, unusual
Estimate: 30 EUR
Lot 8053
Greece
Steamship Franks and cancellations: 1885 Cover with entire from ISTANBUL to CHIO-SAKIZ, franked Turkey Empire 20pa tied blue circular AEGEAN STEAM NAVIGATION…
Estimate: 900 EUR
Lot 8054
Greece
Steamship Franks and cancellations: 1887 Cover from KYDONIA (AYVALIK) to CHIO, franked Turkey Empire 1884-86 20pa tied large blue K.D.YEORGALA KYDONIA…
Estimate: 2’400 EUR
Lot 8055
Greece
Steamship Franks and cancellations: 1891 (6.2) ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION P. PANTALEON KYDONIA AGENCY circular cachet in blue tying Turkey Arms 1pi on cover…
Estimate: 900 EUR
Lot 8056
Greece
Steamship Franks and cancellations: 1905 Cover from EDREMID to ISTANBUL by PANTELEON ship mail, franked Turkey 1905 20pa tied 2-line violet NAVIGATION…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 8057
Greece
Steamship Franks and cancellations: 1905 Cover from EDREMID to ISTANBUL, franked 1905 20pa tied two strikes in blue and purple of the double cachet of…
Estimate: 360 EUR
Lot 8058
Greece
Steamship Franks and cancellations: 1905 Cover from EDREMID to ISTANBUL, franked Turkey 1905 20pa tied red circular cachet of IONIAN STEAM NAVIGATION CO….
Estimate: 360 EUR
Lot 8059
Greece » Turkish Post Offices
CAVALLA: 1912 Registered cover to France (bs), franked on reverse by 1909 2pi tied with superb strike of octagonal CAVALLA / 1 ds, file fold through stamp,…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 8060
Israel » Israel – Forerunners – Turkish Offices
NAZARETH: 1876 1pi Duloz with boxed seal cancel (C&W fig. 75) showing complete town name, RPS cert, then 1900 ppc with partial negative seal hs (C&W fig….
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 8061
Palestine and Holy Land » Turkish Post Offices
1884 1pi Blue and grey tied by NASRIE 09.08.1889 cds (Collins PM3) to cover to Beyrouth, vertical tears following archive fold, scarce, cert. Sorani
Estimate: 180 EUR
Lot 8062
Palestine and Holy Land » Turkish Post Offices
JERUSALEM: 1917 (Dec 3) Postcard with 30pa total franking tied by two strikes of all-arabic “bridge with bars” Quds / 2 cds (Bale 886; C&W fig. 16), Jerusalem…
Estimate: 100 EUR