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840 lots
Lot 40000
Greece
Pamphylia in Aspendos, Silver Stater, circa 420-370BC, showing 2 wrestlers with “B” and the delta symbol between their legs on one side and “ESTFEDIIUS”…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40001
Olympics
Pamphylia in Aspendos, Silver Stater, circa 420-370BC, showing 2 wrestlers with “AI” between their legs on one side, other with “ESTFEDIIUS,” slinger letting…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40002
Olympics
“The Odes of Pindar, with several other pieces in prose and verse, translated from the Greek. To which is prefixed a dissertation of the Olympick Games”,…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40003
Greece
1894 “L’HYMNE D’APOLLON,” the original music played during the Ancient Games which was rediscovered during the month of May 1893. This unique offering…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 40004
Collections and Lots All World
1889 Charterhouse Athletics Sports: Silvered goblet for 2nd Class, 2nd Prize in the Hurdles, 110mm tall, with engraved legend and club logo, very fine
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40005
Collections and Lots All World
International Athletics Congress of Paris, 1994: “Voir loin…” folder of loose pages commemorating 100 years of the Olympic movement, 33x45cm, starting…
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 40006
Collections and Lots All World
The Ancient Games cast bronze plated copper reliefs (6) in fold-out presentation frame with slip case, illustrating events on all 6 days of the Ancient…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40007
Olympics
“Greece during the Olympic Games of 1896, Panhellenic Illustrated Album,” (translation) in Greek, 31x43cm, 384 pages, red hardback binding ornate black…
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 40008
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 Athens participation medal for Athletes, 50mm, bronze by N. Lytras, showing seated Nike holding laurel wreath over phoenix with Acropolis in background,…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40009
Olympics
1896 Athens participation medal for Officials, 50mm, gold plated bronze by N. Lytras, showing seated Nike holding laurel wreath over phoenix with Acropolis…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40010
Greece
Comité Hellène Des Jeux Olympiques printed postcard depicting Ancient Greek Discus Thrower, with Athens 1896 (Apr 24) “1” cds and Committee cachet (in…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40011
Greece
Fold-over postcard with map of the Olympic arenas at Olympia on the inside with Greek Committee cachet (in French), small piece of sellotape on other side…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40012
Greece
Postcard depicting D. Sakorrafos, “Father of the idea of the issue of postage stamps for the First Olympic Games of 1896,” very fine
Estimate: 30 EUR
Lot 40013
Greece » 1896 Olympics
Unique Die Proofs of Museum Importance for the Stamps of the First Modern Olympic Games Date of Issue: April 6, 1896 Engraver: E. Mouchon Designer:…
Estimate: 8’000 EUR
Lot 40014
Greece » 1896 Olympics
20 Lepta unframed die proof in black on carton paper depicting vase of “Pallas Athene,” matted in grey, cert. Henri Trachtenberg Estimate: € 8’000 -…
Estimate: 12’000 EUR
Lot 40015
Greece » 1896 Olympics
25 Lepta framed die proof in black on carton paper depicting “Chariot-driving,” matted in grey, cert. Henri Trachtenberg Estimate: € 8’000 – € 12’000
Estimate: 12’000 EUR
Lot 40016
Greece » 1896 Olympics
40 Lepta unframed die proof in black on thin paper depicting vase of “Pallas Athene,” matted in grey, cert. Henri Trachtenberg Estimate: € 8’000 – €…
Estimate: 12’000 EUR
Lot 40017
Greece » 1896 Olympics
60 Lepta unframed die proof in black on carton paper depicting “Chariot-driving,” matted in grey, cert. Henri Trachtenberg Estimate: € 8’000 – € 12’000
Estimate: 12’000 EUR
Lot 40018
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1 Drachma framed die proof in black on ordinary paper depicting “Acropolis and Stadium,” matted in grey, cert. Henri Trachtenberg Estimate: € 3’000…
Estimate: 6’000 EUR
Lot 40019
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1 Drachma framed die proof in black on ordinary paper depicting “Acropolis and Stadium,” matted in grey, some staining Estimate: € 2’000 – € 4’000
Estimate: 4’000 EUR
Lot 40020
Greece » 1896 Olympics
10 Drachma framed die proof in black on thin paper depicting “Parthenon,” matted in grey, cert. Henri Trachtenberg Estimate: €30’000 – €60’000 An…
Estimate: 60’000 EUR
Lot 40021
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 Olympics set of 12, mint lightly hinged (some lower values mint nh), very fine and fresh
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 40022
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 Olympics complete set used, all very fine, cert. Arbeiter (2010)
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40023
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 40l Olympics with “Specimen” ovpt in violet, nearly full og (toned gum), very fine appearance
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40024
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 Olympics 40l, 60l, 2D, 5D and 10D FORGERIES with fake cancels, 60l toned and thinned, rest fine
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40025
Greece » 1896 Olympics
Mainly used selection (29) with interesting cancels, with first day of issue, Olympic dates, a maritime “PLEINE,” 10D with violet Athens cds, one with…
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 40026
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 (Mar 25) Envelope with 1896 1l to 1D values tied by Athens cds on the FIRST DAY OF ISSUE, philatelic in nature, addressed to Belgium (no arrival bs),…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 40027
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 (May 31) Envelope sent registered to Germany with 1896 Olympics 60L single franking tied by Athens “3” cds with reg’d label adjacent, very fine and…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40028
Greece » 1896 Olympics
DURING THE GAMES: 1896 (Apr 2) Envelope to the USA with 1896 1L (3, uncancelled), 2L, 5L and 10L (2) tied by Patras APRIL 2 cds (the planned date of the…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 40029
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 (Apr 4) Hotel advertising cover with 1896 1L (5), 5L (2) and 10L tied by Athens “1” cds, French arrival front and back, very fine and attractive cover
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40030
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 (Apr 6) 10L Postcard sent registered to Switzerland with 1896 Olympic 5L and 25L tied by Athens “7” cds, arrival bs, very fine
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40031
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 (Apr 6) 15L Postcard sent registered to Switzerland with 1896 Olympic 1L, 2L (2) and 20L tied by Athens “7” cds, German reg’d label, arrival bs, minor…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40032
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 (Apr 13) Envelope sent registered to the USA with six 1896 Olympics 10L (vert. strip of four and pair), tied by Athens “3” cds, reg’d label, London…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40033
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 (Apr 21) Envelope sent from Corfu to France with 1896 Olympics 1L, 2L (2), 5L and 20L tied by Kerkyra cds, minor envelope faults, attractive franking
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40034
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 20L ochre block of 20 tied to backside of local cover by “PATRAI 9.5.96” cds to Athens, for such a large block still in very good condition and with…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40035
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 (Jun 7) Front sent registered to England with 1896 Olympics 1L (9), 2L (7), 5L (2), 10L and 20L, all tied by Athens “3” cds, a spectacular looking…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40036
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 Athens. Envelope with 1896 25L Olympics tied by Karpenisi 11.08.98 cds, sent to Romania with Buccarest and Marasesti arrival cds, minor peripheral…
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 40037
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 (Oct 1) Envelope from Santorin to Germany with 1896 Olympics 5L tied by blue-black Thera cds, fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40038
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 (Oct 20) Envelope sent registered to the USA with 1896 Olympics 10L pair and 1D tied by Athens “3” cds, London and US transits, minor soiling, a scarce…
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 40039
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1897 (Nov 28) Envelope sent registered to Czechoslovakia, franked on the reverse with 1896 Olympics 2L sheetlet of 25, obverse with two 20L Small Hermes…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40040
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 (Nov 28) Envelope sent registered from Corfu to England, reverse with vert. pair of 1896 Olympic 25L cancelled by single Kepkypa cds, obverse with…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40041
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1897 (Feb) Envelope sent registered to the USA with 1896 Olympics 10L and 40L pair tied by Athens cds, London and US transits, minor peripheral soiling,…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40042
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1897 (Feb 5) Envelope from Corfu to France with 1896 Olympics 1L (5), 5L and 20L tied by Kerkyra cds, fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40043
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1897 (Sep 22) 20l Postal stationery envelope uprated with two 1896 Olympic 5l tied by Kepkypa (Corfu) cds, not posted, very fine, plus a large piece with…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40044
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1898 (Mar 10) Envelope sent registered to the USA with 1896 Olympics 40L pair tied by Athens “3” cds, London and US transits, minor soiling and vert. crease…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40045
Greece » 1896 Olympics
1896 and 1906 selection, incl. 1896 1l block of 25 (some perf. separation), 10l on postcard, three postcards with 1906 issues plus 10l postal stationery…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40046
Greece
1900 Olympics overprints set of 5, with 1D on 5D mint large part of, rest mint nh with odd spot of minor gum disturbance, very fine and fresh
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40047
Greece » 1900 Overprints
1900 5l on 1D with double overprint (most clearly visible on the 5), unused, plus single mint nh, very fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40048
Greece » 1900 Overprints
Study group of the 1900 overprinted issue, mostly forgeries, showing double ovpts, inverted, 40L misperf. block of four with and without ovpt, etc., ideal…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40049
Olympics
1900 Paris Exposition Silver Award medal, 63mm, silver by Chaplain, showing head of Republic on one side and winged female carrying man with torch on the…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40050
France
1900 Paris Exposition Official Poster medal, 53mm, bronze by G. Lemaire, showing seated female with mural crown representing Paris on front, with Zeppelin,…
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40051
France
1900 Paris Exposition Official State of Austria plaque, 52x75mm, bronze by St. Schwartz, showing female holding laurel branch over worker on front and…
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40052
France
1900 Paris Exposition souvenir medal, 32mm, bronze by D. Dupuis, showing female bust with wheat and a sickle in her hair on one side and legend on reverse,…
Estimate: 40 EUR
Lot 40053
Olympics
1900 Paris Exposition group lot incl. seven covers & cards, bronze award medal in original leather case, two original hardbound guides (one incl. the map)…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40054
France
“Les Principaux Palais de l’Exposition Universelle de Paris 1900 by A. Raguenet, 96 lithograph prints of various sculptures in the 1900 Exposition in a…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40055
Olympics » 1900 Paris
Collection of 70 stereoscopic slides of the Paris Exposition by Félix Potin, incl. one depicting the Gymnastics competition (this alone catalogued by Becker…
Estimate: 320 EUR
Lot 40056
France
Group of souvenir books and booklets from the Paris Exposition incl. visitor’s guide, fold-out map, three photographic books (two hardbound), and a form…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40057
Olympics
1900 Paris Exhibition vignette for Belgium tied to front of picture postcard (depicting the Grand Palais at the exposition) by special exposition cds,…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40058
France
1900 Picture postcard of the Eiffel Tower with French franking tied by scarce 1900 Paris Exposition United States Postal Station machine cancel, very fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40059
France
1900 Paris Expostion, group of 16 picture postcards of the exhibition, most used, some with special “PARIS EXPOSITION” cds incl. “PRESSE”, “RAPP”, “ALMA”…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40060
France
1900 Paris Exposition group of 37 postcards with various different pictures & cancels, plus small publicity poster, mixed to fine
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40061
France
Paris Exposition group of 24 postcards (21 unused and 3 used addressed abroad), all different, fine
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 40062
France
Plan of the 1900 Paris Exposition (designed to be used as an envelope) sent to Austria, as well as 7 picture postcards of with the special machine cancel…
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 40063
France
Selection of eight postcards mostly with Special Exhibition machine cancels, three showing Exhibition vignettes, of note is a real photo card of hot air…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40064
France
Attractive & valuable assembly of 800+ picture postcards, mostly black & white or mono-tone, mostly unused, a wonderful assembly for the student of the…
Estimate: 1’600 EUR
Lot 40065
France
Attractive & valuable assembly of 370+ picture postcards & other advertisement cards, all very colourful, mostly unused, showing “Perley du Japon” a rare…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 40066
United States
Grand Prize Award medal of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 63x74mm, shield-shaped bronze, showing two female figures (Columbia and Louisiana) bordered…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40067
Olympics
1904 St. Louis: Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company unused strip of four tickets, very fine
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40068
United States
Official Louisiana Purchase Exposition spoon, 114mm, silver, showing Festival Hall in bowl with pioneers and locomotive on handle with legend on reverse
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40069
United States
1904 World’s Fair attractive collection/accumulation of 150+ postcards showing scenes of the Exhibition, mostly unused, some used with special cancels,…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40070
United States
1904 World’s Fair, group of 6 picture postcards of the fair, all franked with special cancels incl. “St. Louis / Exposition” duplex, “World’s / Fair /…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40071
Olympics
Ticket for G. Leontopoulos, 144x113mm, brown paper, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40072
Olympics
Ticket for G. Leontopoulos, 140x110mm, white paper, 3 ripped off corners, vert. fold otherwise fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40073
Olympics
Ticket for G. Leontopoulos, 140x110mm, beige paper, 1 ripped off corner, fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40074
Greece » 1906 Olympics
“Acropolis” Greek newspaper front page, dated 18th April 1906, 47x64cm, with picture of a Canadian team on the front, and articles on the reverse, some…
Estimate: 40 EUR
Lot 40075
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Athens: Attractive group of 5 postcards depicting scenes of the stadium, two cards showing weightlifting champion & one shows the start of the marathon,…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40076
Greece » 1906 Olympics
Group of 6 postcards, two depicting the stadium (one used), one the Long Jump event, one with 1906 Olympic franking, and two depicting Ancient Olympia
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40077
Greece » 1906 Olympics
Two official picture postcards of the Games by Pallis & Cotzias, unused, one showing the seating (no.823) and other showing the Wrestling event (no.822),…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40078
Greece
Picture postcard of William Sherring of Canada who won gold in the Marathon, with manuscript “Come help us celebrate the victory,” sent May 11 1906 from…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40079
Greece » 1906 Olympics
Two coloured postcards, one unused showing a punch fighter, and one with 1906 5L tied by Athens 16.04.06 cds (no events on this day but there were Olympic…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40080
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Athens (Mar 19) Picture postcard of the Athens stadium sent to Hungary with Olympic vignette in blue as well as 1906 Olympics 1L, 2L, 3L and 5L, all…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40081
Greece » 1906 Olympics
1906 (Apr 10) Postcard with 1906 1L strip of three, 2L vert. pair and 3L, tied by Athens cds, day of the Gymnastics finals, sent to Belgium with arrival…
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 40082
Greece » 1906 Olympics
DURING THE GAMES: 1906 (Apr 15) Postcard to Denmark with Olympic vignette in blue and 1906 Olympics 1L (2), 3L and 5L all tied by Athens April 15 “Zappeion”…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40083
Greece » 1906 Olympics
DURING THE GAMES: 1906 (Apr 17) Olympic postcard with 1906 10L tied by “ATHENS / OLYMPIC / GAMES / ACROPOLIS” 17.04.06 cds, with postcard depicting the…
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40084
Greece » 1906 Olympics
DURING THE GAMES: 1906 (Apr 17) Picture postcard sent to Patras with 1906 Olympics 1L and 3L tied by “Athens / Olympiade / Acropolis” cds, minor toning…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40085
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Athens (May 16) Envelope with 1906 part set to 20L tied by Piraeus cds, no bs, very fine, plus picture postcard of William Sherring of Canada who…
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40086
Greece » 1906 Olympics
1906 (Jun 27) 10L Flying Mercury lettercard uprated with 1906 20L and 25L, tied by Athens 27.06.06 cds, sent to Holland with arrival cds adjacent, very…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40087
Greece » 1906 Olympics
1907 (Jul 10) Olympic postcard with 1906 1L, 2L, 3L and 5L tied by Athens 10.07.06 cds, sent to Russia with arrival cds adjacent, postcard depicting Danish…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40088
Greece » 1906 Olympics
1906 (Sep) Envelope sent registered to Switzerland with 1906 Olympics 10L and two 20L tied by Athens “9” cds, very fine
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40089
Greece » 1906 Olympics
1906 (Dec) Picture postcard sent to Austria with 1906 Olympics 2L and 3L tied by “Athens / Olympiade / Zappeion” cds, fine and scarce cancel
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40090
Greece » 1906 Olympics
1906 (Dec 3) Envelope sent registered with two 1906 25L on reverse tied by Kerkyra (Corfu) 3.12.06 cds, with reg’d label on front, sent to Switzerland…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40091
Greece » 1906 Olympics
1908 (Jan 21) Envelope sent registered to Brazil with Olympic vignettes in green, blue and carmine (franked on both sides) as well as 1901 10L (2) and…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40092
Greece » 1906 Olympics
STADION: Album page with “ATHENS / OLYMPIC / GAMES / STADION” cds on 3L (dated 9.8.06, first day of the Games), 30L, 3D, 5D singles, 30L block of four,…
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 40093
Greece
1906-10, Group of 18 covers/cards, incl. 9 Palliss & Cotzias picture postcards of the Games, cover with Greece 1906 Olympics part set to 20m, postcard…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 EUR
Lot 40094
Greece » 1906 Olympics
1908 Panhellenic Games, diploma awarded to Kharalambos Zouras (who actually came 4th in the Mens Freestyle Javelin at the London Games), some discolouration…
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40095
Great Britain
Official Daily Programme of the third day (15th July 1908), minor cover faults, fine and scarce
Estimate: 180 EUR
Lot 40096
Great Britain
Official programme for the Marathon, July 24th, the famous race in which Dorando Pietri was disqualified for being helped across the line, front cover…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40097
Great Britain
Johnny Hayes SIGNED picture postcard of himself, winner of the Marathon (after Dorando Pietri was disqualified for being helped across the line), signed…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40098
Great Britain
British Olympic Committee vignette colour trial in orange for the Franco-British Exhibition in imperf. vertical strip of three, some creasing, scarce
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40099
Great Britain
1908 Franco-British Exhibition, group of 10 different picture postcards of the exhibition, two with “FRANCO BRITISH EXHIBITION / LONDON” and one with “BALLYMACLINTON…
Estimate: 150 EUR