April 2015 Specialised Auction – Switzerland & Egypt – 22/4/2015 – 23/4/2015

477 lots
Lot 20000
Egypt » Early Letters
1836-55, Group of three entires: 1836 (Feb 22) from Alexandria to Trieste from the Ralli correspondence, with ms “1×3” and “Con Capt Papariano Greco DCS”,…
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 20001
Egypt » Early Letters
1837 (May 1) Entire from London to Calcutta with crisp “CARE OF Mr. WAGHORN / ALEXANDRIA” type 4b cachet, reverse with London despatch, boxed Steam Postage…
Estimate: 4’000 CHF
Lot 20002
Egypt » Early Letters
1839 (May 10) Entire from Boston USA to Calcutta, India, endorsed ‘Overland’ at the lower left with fine impression of the rare hand stamp ‘CARE OF MESSRS…
Estimate: 10’000 CHF
Lot 20003
Egypt » Early Letters
1873 (Jul 5) Incoming entire from Italy to Cairo with “4 1/2” due hs and Napoli despatch on obverse, with Brindisi, Alexandria and Cairo bs, very fine,…
Estimate: 1’000 CHF
Lot 20004
Egypt » Early Letters
1882 ARABI REBELLION: 1882 Concessionary rate envelope from Port Said to England with GB 1881 1d lilac die II tied on arrival by Plymouth / Ship Letter…
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 20005
Egypt » Early Letters
1882 ARABI REBELLION: 1882 (Aug 27) Envelope sent unfranked with ms “Active Service in Egypt / No stamps available”, with Ismailiah despatch cds, “2 1/2″…
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 20006
Egypt » Early Letters
1884-85 NILE EXPEDITION: 1885 (Feb 16) 20pa postal stationery card from Korti to Italy with message mentioning the death of General Gordon: “Still stopping…
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 20007
Egypt » Early Letters
1885 SOUAKIN EXPEDITION: 1885 (Sep 25) 9p “Soldiers’ and Seamens’ Envelope” from a Ressaider in the Indian Contingent, cancelled by Field P.O. cds and…
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 20008
Egypt » Early Letters
1897-98 NILE EXPEDITION: 1898 Envelope endorsed “Nile Expedition / Soudan” with rare “Wet through collision on the Nile” hs on reverse, with Halfa 27.4.98…
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 20009
Egypt » Posta Europea
1853-60, Group of five covers with Posta Europea Alexandria (type II) ds, of which four are sent from the Sardinian Consul in Alexandria to the Delegate…
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 20010
Egypt » Interpostal Seals
Gedda type II die A in black, unused with faults; and type Vb in scarlet-vermilion, mint og, fine
Estimate: 50 CHF
Lot 20011
Egypt » Austrian Post Offices
1871 10so blue 1867 issue tied to small (remainder) fragment by the RARE thimble postmark of (POR)T SAID 12.6.74, fine and extremely scarce postmark
Estimate: 1’000 CHF
Lot 20012
Egypt » British Post Offices
1851 (Jan 5) Entire from Alexandria to England with “PAID / AT / ALEXANDRIA” crowned circle hs, rated 1/6, Malta disinfection cachet, discoloured with…
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 20013
Egypt » British Post Offices
1861 (Apr 9) Envelope to the USA with “PAID / AT / CAIRO” crown circle hs, with despatch, London and Boston cds adjacent, backflap faults, fine and scarce…
Estimate: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20014
Egypt » British Post Offices
1862 (Mar 17) Envelope from Cairo to England with GB 1862 9d bistre wing marginal tied by “B01” numeral with despatch cds adjacent, London and Oxford arrivals,…
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 20015
Egypt » British Post Offices
1862 (Nov 18) Envelope from Alexandria to India with 1862 9d bistre and 3d wing marginals tied by “B01” numerals, with Alexandria, Madras and Rajahmundry…
Estimate: 900 CHF
Lot 20016
Egypt » British Post Offices
1864 (Jul 27) Printed Telegram envelope from Suez to Bombay with GB 1862-64 1s green tied by “B02” numeral, with British Suez cds below, Bombay bs, cover…
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 20017
Egypt » British Post Offices
1866 (Oct 5) Wrapper sent registered from Alexandria to Malta with 1d red pl.96, 1865-67 4d pl.6 and 6d pl.6 all tied by “B01” numerals with despatch cds…
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 20018
Egypt » British Post Offices
1868 (Mar 6) Entire from Alexandria to Malta with GB 1867-70 6d violet tied by “B01” numeral with despatch cds adjacent and “POSTED AFTER / DEPARTURE OF…
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 20019
Egypt » British Post Offices
1869 (Nov 13) Incoming envelope from Ireland to Alexandria with GB 1867-70 6d (faulty) tied by Belfast duplex with rare “UNCLAIMED” boxed hs struck at…
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 20020
Egypt » British Post Offices
1870 (Jan 8) Entire from Alexandria to England with GB 1867-70 6d violet tied by “B01” numeral with despatch and arrival cds adjacent and “POSTED AFTER…
Estimate: 700 CHF
Lot 20021
Egypt » French Post Offices
1868 (Apr 7) Envelope from Zagasik to France with 1867-69 1pi in combination with France 1862 40c orange tied by Zagasik cds and “5080” Alexandria dotted…
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 20022
Egypt » French Post Offices
1876 July 11 Envelope from Cairo to Milan, franked with Egypt 1pi and 2pi, tied by Cairo circular date stamps, Alexandria transit 17 July, additionally…
Estimate: 700 CHF
Lot 20023
Egypt » Italian Post Offices
1863 (Oct 4) Envelope from Cairo to Italy with POSTA EUROPEA cds along with Sardinia 1855-63 10c pair (good to huge margins) and 40c (close to large margins)…
Estimate: 6’000 CHF
Lot 20024
Egypt » Italian Post Offices
1865 (Nov 14) Wrapper from Alexandria to Switzerland with Italian 1863-77 10c & 60c cancelled by “PIROSCAFI / POSTALI / ITALIANI” box hs, with Italian…
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 20025
Egypt » Italian Post Offices
1874 (Feb 23) Entire to Italy with 1861-78 40c (corner perf. fault) tied by “234” numeral, with despatch cds adjacent, Brindisi and arrival bs, fine
Estimate: 80 CHF
Lot 20026
Egypt » Russian Post Offices
1874 (Mar 15) Envelope from the Russian Office in Alexandria to Tripoli with Russian Levant 1872 10k and two 1k tied by blue dotted “785” numerals, despatch…
Estimate: 8’000 CHF
Lot 20027
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1865 Prevost Essay, 10pa vignette and overprint printed separately on piece, very fine
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 20028
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1865 Prevost Essay, 10 paras vignette and overprint printed separately, on pink envelope, diagonal bend, fine
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 20029
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1866 Essay of Riester, four essays in green, red, brown and blue showing ornamentation at top, fine to very fine
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 20030
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of Penasson, 1pi dark brown Lion essay in imperforate block of 4, original gum, small corner crease otherwise fine, unique in this colour,…
Estimate: 2’000 CHF
Lot 20031
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of Penasson, 1pi grey Sphinx essay in imperforate block of 4, original gum, surface marks on one stamp and faint tone spots, unique in this…
Estimate: 2’000 CHF
Lot 20032
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Handpainted essay in blue with a Sphinx and Pyramid design (similar to Nile Post E28), of unknown origin but purchased by the vendor from the Byam…
Estimate: 2’000 CHF
Lot 20033
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of V. Penasson, 10pa blue in miniature sheet with 4 different designs, some light creases, fine
Estimate: 1’400 CHF
Lot 20034
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of V. Penasson, imperforate sheetlet of four showing essays of four different designs (in different arrangement to the next lot), creases and…
Estimate: 1’400 CHF
Lot 20035
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of V. Penasson, imperforate sheetlet of four showing essays of four different designs (in different arrangement to the previous lot), creases…
Estimate: 1’400 CHF
Lot 20036
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of V. Penasson imperforate sheetlet with se-tenant three blocks of 4 in yellow-gold, each block showing 10 pa, 1 pi and two 2 pi essays, formerly…
Estimate: 4’600 CHF
Lot 20037
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., 20pa orange postal stationery envelope, fine
Estimate: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20038
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., mounted on sunken card, very fine
Estimate: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20039
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., 1pi red postal stationery envelope, very fine
Estimate: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20040
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., 2pi green, mounted on sunken card, very fine
Estimate: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20041
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., 2pi essay in brown-orange with imprint at foot, small thin, rare with imprint
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 20042
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., 2pi orange postal stationery envelope, fine
Estimate: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20043
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1870 Essay of Riester, 20pa and red overprint in block of 4 showing two designs, design A and B, fine, see description Nile Post page 7
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 20044
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1871 Essays of V. Penasson, 1pi blue on stout white paper, fine
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 20045
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1871 Essays of V. Penasson, 1pi red vignette on small tinted paper envelope, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 20046
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1871 Essays of V. Penasson, 1pi red vignette on small tinted paper envelope, some wrinkling, fine
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 20047
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1871 Essay of Charles Skipper and East, 2pi imperf. die proof in black affixed to Christmas card sent by Dr Byam, fine
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 20048
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1900ca. Essay depicting Sphinx in re-brown with black ornate surround on pinkish gummed wove paper, of unknown origin but purchased by the vendor from…
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 20049
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 15m red, small format, left sheet marginal block of four, on gummed wmkd (pointing right) paper, very fine
Estimate: 500 CHF