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June 2016 Auction Series (EUR) – 7/6/2016 – 10/6/2016

3337 lots
Lot 10000
Unknown
1870 1 Shahi dark brown violet, type II, proof on thick wove paper, good even margins, very fine and extremely rare (Persiphila $10’000), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10001
Unknown
1868-70 1 Shahi, unused selection of 15, showing all four type present, plus a fine array of shades, generally very fine, a scarce assembly (15) (Persiphila…
Estimate: 1’800 – 2’200 EUR
Lot 10002
Unknown
1868-70 1 Shahi brown purple, type I, on thick wove paper, unused, close to good margins, showing variety PRINTED BOTH SIDES, showing reverse in a deep…
Estimate: 4’000 – 7’000 EUR
Lot 10003
Persia » 1868-1879 Nasr ed-Din Shah Lion Issues » 1868-70 The Baqeri Issue (SG 1-4) (Persiphila 1-4)
1868-70 One shahi black purple, type I, on thick wove paper, unused, close to good margins, showing DOUBLE PRINT, very fine and extremely rare, apparently…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’200 EUR
Lot 10004
Unknown
1870 1 Shahi deep purple, type I, on thick wove paper, unused, close even margins, very fine (Persiphila $2’500), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 10005
Unknown
1870 1 Shahi brown lilac, type III, on thick wove paper, unused, close good margins, showing DOUBLE IMPRESSION of Lion only, very fine and extremely rare,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Lot 10006
Unknown
1870 1 Shahi dark blue, type II, on meshed paper, unused, close even margins, very fine and very rare error of colour (Persiphila $20’000), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10007
Unknown
1870 1 Shahi light grey ultramarine, type IV, meshed paper, unused, close even margins, very fine and very rare error of colour (Persiphila $20’000), cert….
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10008
Unknown
1870 1 Shahi prussian blue, type III, on thick wove paper, unused, close even margins, very fine and very rare error of colour (Persiphila $20’000), cert….
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10009
Unknown
1870 1 Shahi blue green, type I, on thick wove paper, unused, good even margins, very fine and very rare error of colour (Persiphila $20’000), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10010
Unknown
1868-70 1 Shahi bright blue green, type III, on thick wove paper, unused, close even margins, very fine and very rare error of colour (Persiphila $20’000),…
Estimate: 1’800 – 2’200 EUR
Lot 10011
Unknown
1868-70 1 Shahi blue, type II, on thick wove paper, unused, close even margins, very fine and very rare error of colour (Persiphila $20’000), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 10012
Unknown
1868-70 1 Shahi bluish green type III, on pelure paper, unused, close to good margins, showing DOUBLE IMPRESSION and ERROR OF COLOUR, very fine and extremely…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Lot 10013
Unknown
1870 1 Shahi lavender grey, type I, on meshed paper, unused, close even margins, very fine and very rare error of colour (Persiphila $20’000), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10014
Unknown
1870 1 Shahi lilac grey, type IV, on meshed paper, unused, close even margins, very fine and very rare error of colour (Persiphila $20’000), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10015
Persia » 1868-1879 Nasr ed-Din Shah Lion Issues » 1868-70 The Baqeri Issue (SG 1-4) (Persiphila 1-4)
1868-70 One shahi brown lilac, type I, proof on thick wove paper, good to large margins, very fine and extremely rare (Persiphila $10’000), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 1’800 – 2’200 EUR
Lot 10016
Unknown
1870 2 Shahis, unused selection of 15, showing all four type present, plus a fine array of shades and paper varieties, generally very fine, a scarce assembly…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10017
Unknown
1870 2 Shahis, unused selection of 20, showing all four type present, plus a fine array of shades and paper varieties, generally very fine, a scarce assembly…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10018
Unknown
1870 2 Shahis deep grey green, type I, on thick wove paper, unused, large to huge margins, showing variety PRINTED BOTH SIDES, showing reverse from type…
Estimate: 7’000 – 10’000 EUR
Lot 10019
Unknown
1870 2 Shahis turquoise blue, type I, on thin meshed paper, unused, close even margins, ERROR OF COLOUR in the shade of the 4 Shahis, very fine and very…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 10020
Unknown
1870 4 Shahis, unused selection of 20, showing all four type present, plus a fine array of shades and paper varieties, generally very fine, a scarce assembly…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10021
Unknown
1870 4 Shahis, unused selection of four, on thick wove paper, showing all four type present, generally very fine, a scarce assembly (4) (Persiphila $2’000),…
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 10022
Unknown
1870 4 Shahis greenish blue, type III, on thick wove paper, uncancelled on native envelope from Kazvin to Tabriz, close to good margins, showing partial…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10023
Unknown
1870 4 Shahis greenish blue, type I, on thin meshed paper, unused, close to good margins, showing partial DOUBLE IMPRESSION, very fine and extremely rare…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Lot 10024
Unknown
1870 4 Shahis, unused selection of four, on the scarcer thin wove paper, showing all four type present, generally very fine, a scarce assembly (4) (Persiphila…
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 10025
Unknown
1870 8 Shahis, unused selection of 20, showing all four type present, plus a fine array of shades and paper varieties, generally very fine, a scarce assembly…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10026
Unknown
1870 8 Shahis, unused selection of four, on thick wove paper, showing all four type present, generally very fine, a scarce assembly (4) (Persiphila $1’600),…
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 10027
Unknown
1870 8 Shahis, unused selection of four, on thick wove paper, showing all four type present, generally very fine, a scarce assembly (4) (Persiphila $1’600),…
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 10028
Unknown
1870 8 Shahis red, on thick wove paper, unused, close to good margins, showing variety PRINTED BOTH SIDES, showing reverse printed in opposite directions,…
Estimate: 3’000 – 6’000 EUR
Lot 10029
Unknown
1870 8 Shahis reddish orange, vertically ribbed paper, unused, close even margins, very fine and a very rare variety
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10030
Unknown
1870 8 Shahis reddish orange, vertically ribbed paper, unused, close even margins, very fine and a very rare variety
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10031
Unknown
1870 8 Shahis reddish orange, horizontal ribbed paper, unused, close even margins, very fine and a very rare variety, apparently only three recorded
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10032
Unknown
1870 8 Shahis vermilion, unused, close even margins, on yellow paper variety, very fine and a very rare variety, apparently unique (Persiphila $12’500),…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Lot 10033
Unknown
1875 1 Shahi black, imperforate, unused, type B, setting 1 (ABCD), very fine and scarce (Persiphila $3’500), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10034
Persia » 1868-1879 Nasr ed-Din Shah Lion Issues » 1875 Wide Spacing (SG 5-13) (Persiphila 5-9)
1875 One shahi black, roulette, mint with original gum, a complete horizontal sheet of four, setting 1 (ABCD), a couple of tiny pinholes, fine and scarce…
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 10035
Unknown
1875 1 Shahi black, Type c and 2 Shahis blue, two singles, Types A + D, rouletted, all tied by Recht/19.3 cds on 1876 native envelope to Kazvin, with…
Estimate: 4’000 – 7’000 EUR
Lot 10036
Unknown
1875 1 Shahi black, Type A and 4 Shahis orange red, Type D, rouletted, both tied by TABRIZ/18.5 cds on 1876 native envelope to Teheran, very fine and…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Lot 10037
Unknown
1875 1 Shahi black, 2 Shahis blue, 4 Shahis orange red, 8 Shahis green, roulettes on both sides, mint and unused, complete set of four, very fine and scarce…
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 10038
Unknown
1875 1 Shahi black, 2 Shahis blue, 4 Shahis orange red, 8 Shahis green, roulettes on both sides, mint and unused, complete set of four, very fine and scarce…
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 10039
Unknown
1875 1 Shahi black, 2 Shahis blue, 4 Shahis orange red, 8 Shahis green, roulettes on both sides, mint and unused, complete set of four, very fine and scarce…
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 10040
Unknown
1875 2 Shahis cobalt blue, roulette, mint with original gum, complete horizontal sheet of four, setting 3 (BCDA), very fine, a unique showpiece, apparently…
Estimate: 10’000 – 15’000 EUR
Lot 10041
Unknown
1875 4 Shahis orange red, roulette, mint with original gum, complete horizontal sheet of four, setting 1 (ABCD), very fine and scarce (Persiphila $5’000),…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 10042
Unknown
1875 8 Shahis green, imperforate, used, complete horizontal sheet of four, setting 1 (ABCD), neatly tied on fragment by ZENDJAN/30.9 cds, very fine and…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 EUR
Lot 10043
Unknown
1875 8 Shahis green, imperforate, unused, complete horizontal sheet of four, setting 1 (ABCD), very fine and scarce (Persiphila $2’500), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 500 – 800 EUR
Lot 10044
Unknown
1875 1 Kran yellow, imperforate, unused, type B, very fine and scarce unissued single (Persiphila $1’500), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 10045
Unknown
1876 4 Shahis dull red on thin paper, unused, horizontal strip of three from setting 2 (DBC), close to good margins, fine and scarce strip (Persiphila…
Estimate: 500 – 800 EUR
Lot 10046
Unknown
1876 4 Shahis dull red, on thin paper, three unused singles, with close to good margins, one showing partial DOUBLE IMPRESSION variety and signed by Dr….
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 10047
Unknown
1876 4 Shahis dull red, on thin paper, unused with good to large margins, showing DOUBLE IMPRESSION variety, very fine and scarce (Persiphila $2’500),…
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 10048
Persia » 1868-1879 Nasr ed-Din Shah Lion Issues » 1876 Narrow Spacing (SG 34-35) (Persiphila 11-12)
1876 1 Shahi black, complete imperforate vertical sheet of four, unused, setting 2 (ACDB), bottom stamp creased, very fine and a rare setting (Persiphila…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Lot 10049
Unknown
1876 2 Shahis black, unused, vertical tete-beche pair, Types B/C, fine and very scarce (Persiphila $8’000), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10050
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi black, selection of six blocks of four, showing different settings and different shades, a couple with tone spots and a little creasing, generally…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10051
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi unused, specialized selection of varieties, showing partial and full double impressions (5), printed both sides (1), a fine and rare group…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10052
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi black used block of four with central Tabriz cds, from setting 5 (DA/BC), plus single on fragment, fine & scarce (Persiphila $2’500), cert….
Estimate: 500 – 800 EUR
Lot 10053
Unknown
1876 2 Shahis blue, unused, block of four from setting 1 (BD/AC), large even margins, fresh, very fine and very scarce in this quality (Persiphila $4’500),…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 10054
Unknown
1876 4 Shahis dull red, unused selection of seven singles and a pair, showing an array of shades, mixed to very fine (Persiphila $6’700)
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10055
Unknown
1876 4 Shahis dull red, unused, close even margins, showing variety PRINTED BOTH SIDES in same direction, a fine and very rare error (Persiphila $6’000),…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 10056
Unknown
1876 4 Shahis dull red, unused, large even margins, showing variety PRINTED BOTH SIDES in opposite directions, exceptionally fine and very rare in the…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10057
Unknown
1876 4 Shahis dull red, unused, complete sheet of four from setting 2 (BC/AD), good to large margins, very fine, fresh and scarce (Persiphila $5500),
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10058
Unknown
1876 1 Kran red, used selection of six singles, various different types, close to good margins, fine array of shades, mixed to fine, a scarce group (6)…
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 10059
Unknown
1876 1 Kran carmine, unused, three singles, close to good margins, showing various shades, a fine and scarce group (3) (Persiphila $5’250)
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10060
Unknown
1876 1 Kran carmine, used, close to good even margins, showing variety PRINTED BOTH SIDES in same direction, a fine and very rare error (Persiphila $5’000),…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10061
Unknown
1876 1 Kran carmine, used, close even margins, showing variety PRINTED BOTH SIDES in opposite direction, a fine and very rare error (Persiphila $5’000),…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10062
Unknown
1876 1 Kran YELLOW-BISTRE, unused, Type D error of colour, good margins, fine and an exceedingly rare variety, apparently one of only three recorded (Persiphila…
Estimate: 5’000 – 8’000 EUR
Lot 10063
Persia » 1868-1879 Nasr ed-Din Shah Lion Issues » 1876 Narrow Spacing (SG 15-19) (Persiphila 13-17)
1876 1 Kran brown rose, on peleure paper, unused, good even margins, a very fine and very rare shade on an unlisted paper (Persiphila $3’500+)
Estimate: 400 – 700 EUR
Lot 10064
Unknown
1876 1 Kran red, on LAID PAPER, used selection of three singles, various different types, close to good margins, fine array of shades, mixed to fine, a…
Estimate: 400 – 700 EUR
Lot 10065
Unknown
1876 1 Kran LIGHT BROWN on thin paper, unused, Type A error of colour, good to large even margins, fine and an exceedingly rare variety, apparently one…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Lot 10066
Unknown
1876 1 Kran red on YELLOW PAPER, unused, Type A error of paper, good even margins, fine and an extremely rare variety (Persiphila $35’000), cert. Sadri
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 EUR
Lot 10067
Unknown
1876 1 Kran red on YELLOW PAPER, used with part Schiras cds, Type A error of paper, good to large even margins, very fine and an extremely rare variety…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10068
Unknown
1876 1 Kran red on YELLOW PAPER, used with part Kerman cds, Type C error of paper, close to large margins, very fine and an extremely rare variety (Persiphila…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10069
Unknown
1876 1 Kran bronze red on YELLOW PAPER, unused, Type C error of paper, good even margins, fine and an extremely rare variety, one of only three unused…
Estimate: 5’000 – 7’000 EUR
Lot 10070
Unknown
1876 1 Kran carmine, used, large even margins, in irregular block of three from setting 8 (B-/CD), tied to by TABRIZ/21.9 cds to small fragment, exceptionally…
Estimate: 5’000 – 8’000 EUR
Lot 10071
Unknown
1876 1 Toman carmine on BLUE PAPER, used with part cds, Type A, close to good even margins, very fine and an extremely experimental issue (Persiphila $15’000),…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10072
Unknown
1876 1 Toman carmine on BLUE LAID PAPER, used with part cds, Type C, close to good margins, very fine and an extremely rare experimental issue, apparently…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Lot 10073
Unknown
1876 4 Kran olive yellow, used irregular block of three, Type -A/BD from setting 2 (CA/BD) close to large margins, cancelled by SCHIRAS/19.3 cds, very…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10074
Unknown
1876 4 Kran yellow, used, showing variety PRINTED BOTH SIDES in opposite direction, good margins, very fine for this rare error (Persiphila $6’000), cert….
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10075
Unknown
1876 4 Kran bronze yellow, unused, Type A, close to large margins, very fine for this extremely rare shade which shows specks of bronze in the ink mixture…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10076
Persia » 1868-1879 Nasr ed-Din Shah Lion Issues » 1876 Narrow Spacing (SG 15-19) (Persiphila 13-17)
1876 4 krans bronze yellow, unused, Type D, close to large margins, very fine for this extremely rare shade which shows specks of bronze in the ink mixture…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10077
Unknown
1876 4 Kran bronze light olive bistre, unused, Type D, good even margins, very fine for this extremely rare shade which shows specks of bronze in the ink…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10078
Unknown
1876 4 Kran bronze yellow, four used singles, Type A-B-C-D included, all with good margins, very fine for this rare shade which showing specks of bronze…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10079
Unknown
1876 4 Kran bronze yellow, two used singles, both Type C, with good margins, very fine for this rare shade which shows specks of bronze in the ink mixture…
Estimate: 500 – 800 EUR
Lot 10080
Unknown
1876 4 Kran olive bistre or grey brown, four used singles, Type A-B-C-D included, all with good margins, very fine (4) (Persiphila $2’250)
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 10081
Unknown
1876 4 Kran pale yellow, used complete sheet of four, from setting 2 (CA/BD), close to good margins, cancelled by clear central SCHIRAS/18.12 cds, very…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Lot 10082
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi, two singles tied on complete wrapper from Tabriz to Birmingham, England, by TABRIZ cds, exceptionally fine and rare, apparently one of only…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Lot 10083
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi, vertical pair tied on cover from Boushir to Shiraz, by BOUSHIR/13.6 cds, very fine and a very scarce usage of a vertical pair, paying the…
Estimate: 400 – 600 EUR
Lot 10084
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi, two singles tied on cover from Boushir to Shiraz, by BOUSHIR/22.5 cds, very fine and scarce, paying the Two Shahi local rate
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 10085
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi, single and 2 Shahi pair, tied on small neat cover from Astar Abad to the government legislative office in Teheran, by ASTAR ABAD (1878) cds,…
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 10086
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi and 2 Shahi pair tied on reverse of February 1880 franked by Rescht 29/2 cds, sent to Kazvin, the dates of the two postmarks do not correspond…
Estimate: 500 – 800 EUR
Lot 10087
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi, three singles tied on reverse cover from Boushir to Shiraz, by BOUSHIR/26.6 (1877) cds, paying the Three Shahi local rate for envelope over…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Lot 10088
Persia » 1876-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues
1876 1 Shahi, five singles tied on cover from Ispahan to Shiraz, by ISPAHAN/16.2 (1878) cds, paying the Five Shahi internal rate, very fine and an extremely…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10089
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi, single and 2 Shahi two singles, tied on reverse of cover from Teheran to Resht, by TEHERAN/13.3 (1880) cds, paying the Five Shahi internal…
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 10090
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi and 5 Shahi, two singles of each value, tied on reverse of cover from Ispahan via Bombay, Sea Post Office, Suez ro Cairo, Egypt, by ISPAHAN/16.10…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Lot 10091
Unknown
1876 1 Shahi and 2nd Portrait 2 Shahi pair, tied on reverse of cover Teheran to Ispahan, by TEHERAN/14.3 (1880) cds, paying the Five Shahi internal single…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Lot 10092
Unknown
1876 2 Shahi, single tied on complete wrapper from Tabriz via Berlin to Copenhagen, Denmark, by TABRIZ cds, exceptionally fine and rare, apparently this…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Lot 10093
Unknown
1876 2 Shahi, five singles tied on reverse of cover from Teheran to Resht, by TEHERAN/30.10 (1879) cds, paying the Ten Shahi internal double letter rate,…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10094
Unknown
1876 2 Shahi, single tied on cover from Boushir to Shiraz, by BOUSHIR cds, very fine and scarce, paying the Two Shahi local rate
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 10095
Unknown
1876 2 Shahi pair and 2nd Portrait 1 Shahi, tied on cover Teheran to Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, by Khiaban boxed arabic hs with TEHERAN (1880) cds alongside,…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 EUR
Lot 10096
Unknown
1876 5 Shahi, single tied on cover from Teheran to Norwich, Connecticut, USA, by TEHERAN/4.10 (1879) cds, paying the Five Shahi foreign letter rate, manuscript…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10097
Unknown
1876 5 Shahi, single tied on registered letter return receipt from Senneh to Teheran, by SENNEH/4.10 (1880) cds, very fine and a rare usage Note: The…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 EUR
Lot 10098
Persia » 1876-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah Issues
1876 5 Shahi pair on cover and 10 Shahi single on cover paying internal double rate, the 5sh pair tied by Kaschan 14/5 (1879) cds, the second with 10sh…
Estimate: 400 – 600 EUR
Lot 10099
Unknown
1876 5 Shahi postal stationery envelope, from Sultanabad via Teheran to Kew, England, with additional franking 1891 2 Shahi strip of five, single bisect…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR