November 2016 Auction Series (EUR) – 28/11/2016 – 3/12/2016

4361 lots
Lot 1
Mauritius
The 1847 Mauritius “Post Office” Issue Printing Plate Mauritius “Post Office” issue printing plate: intaglio (as opposite to relief) printing plate…
Estimate: 1’000’000 EUR
Lot 2
Mauritius
Rejoined composite proof of the 2d in deep indigo blue and 1d in red-orange on light card drawn from the original plate prior to printing the 1912 London…
Estimate: 30’000 – 50’000 EUR
Lot 3
Mauritius
1912 Paris reprints of the 1847 “POST OFFICE” 1d and 2d from the original plate in sheetlets, complete set of three; one in blue, one in orange-red and…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 4
Mauritius
“POST OFFICE” 1d and 2d later reprint in blue and orange-red on the same sheet, some creasing at corners, fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 5
Mauritius
1912 Paris reprints of the 1847 “POST OFFICE” 1d and 2d from the original plate in sheetlets; one in blue and one in orange-red, small “REPRINT” handstamps…
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 6
Mauritius
“Post Office” 1d and 2d reprints in sheetlets, one in blue and one in orange, not the 1912 reprints done by the RPSL but certainly from the original plate,…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 7
Mauritius
One of the “Crown Jewels” of philately and considered by many to be the greatest philatelic item in existence. “The quintessence of philatelic superlativeness” …
Estimate: 3’000’000 – 5’000’000 EUR
Lot 10000
Russia » Ship Mail
1858 Wrapper addressed to the Russian Society of Shipping and Trade with 1858 10k imperf., good to large margins, tied by Kirsanov cds, reverse with coat-of-arms…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10001
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1793 Folded letter to Providence, Rhode Island, USA from Capt. Rodman of the ship “Hamilton” lying at Kronshtadt, Gulf of Finland, with dateline “Cronstadt…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10002
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1793 Folded letter from Capt. William Rodman of the ship “Hamilton”, lying at Kronshtadt, sent through Capt. John Arnold of the ship “Rebeccah” to Providence,…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10003
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1795 Entire written from St Petersburg on November 20th, addressed to Newburyport, with clear bishop mark 3 AP on obverse, rated 70, some paper splitting
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10004
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1812 (Jul 7) Folded letter from Kronstadt to Providence, Rhode Island with fine small italic ‘SHIP’ mark in red, New Bedford. Ms Jan 25 cds in red and…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10005
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1834 Folded letter addressed to a firm in Boston USA datelined “Cronstadt July 27 1834”, sent by sailing ship “CALUMET”, circular NEW YORK Sep 21 and straight…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 10006
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1837-56 Group of 5 sheets from the Exhibit with five stampless covers to USA from Kronshstadt or St Petersburg, noted 1837 entire to Boston with ornate…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10007
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1847 Envelope endorsed from the Legation of the U.S in St Petersburg to Connecticut in the USA with BOSTON Ship Feb 1 MS cds and ’12’ handstamp, both in…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10008
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1851 ALASKA: Entire letter written in German by Henrik Johan Holmberg (1818-64), a Finnish naturalist, geologist and ethnographer who departed for Alaska…
Estimate: 10’000 EUR
Lot 10009
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1895 Cover from Odessa to Indiana salvaged from the wreck of s.s.Elbe, sunk in the North Sea 30 January 1895 while bound for New York from Bremen. Cover…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10010
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1908-14 ATLANTIC MAIL-Carrier: 1908 cover addressed in Russian to Yasenki and 1914 postcard to Novocherkassk, both in Russia, franked with British stamps…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10011
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1915-17 RUSSIAN ATLANTIC MAIL CARRIER: 3 covers with the different vignettes of this company on reverse, 1 tied by New York oval datestamp on registered…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10012
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
1922 Cover from Petrograd to Switzerland, routed via Germany, showing use of Imperial Russian stamps in Soviet regime. Franked on reverse 14k block of…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 10013
United States
1824-70 Group of 3 stampless covers; 1824 cover from Russia to Rhode Island ‘pr.Madison’ with red Boston cds and ‘SHIP’, 1836 letter from Russia to Boston…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10014
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1683 (Oct 3) Folded letter from a Dutch trader at Archangel to Livorno, carried by ship of Captain Jan Matthyes Gens “Die Godt Bewaner”, off-loaded probably…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10015
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1685 (Oct 5) Entire from ARCHANGEL to Livorno ex Venturini correspondence, with manuscript annotation at base of address panel (written in German per Captain…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10016
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1827 (Jun 19) Folded letter from Archangel to Scotland, taken through the Barents Sea, Atlantic Ocean and North Sea to Peterhead with two-line “SHIP LETTER…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10017
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1896 (May 28) 3k Postal stationery card from Moscow via St. Petersburg to Captain of ship “Sirius” at Archangel, redirected to Vaida Guba (a small port…
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 10018
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1899 (Jun 17) 4k Postal stationery card from Solombala, Archangel, to the Norwegian port of Narvik with “ARKHANGELSK-MURMAN STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH 19…
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 10019
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1902 Commercial envelope sent registered to the UK (opened for display) franked on the reverse with four 10k stamps tied by “2nd SEASONAL WHITE SEA STEAMSHIP…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10020
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1902 25k Money transfer card for 10 roubles to Solombala, Archangel, serviced by P.O. of ship plying the Murman coast from Norwegian port of Vardo to Archangel,…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10021
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1902 Postcard from Gothenburg to the Captain of ship “Carl” at Gamvik, on the northern-most tip of Norway, franked with Sweden 5ö but underpaid and taxed…
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 10022
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1902 3k Postal stationery card written from a village in the Kem district of the Kola Peninsula, S-W of Kandalaksha, sent to St. Petersburg, cancelled…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10023
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1903 Norwegian viewcard to Belgium written by Captain of S.S. “Marianne” at Kola, in a fjord on the Murman coast, franked with Russia 5k tied by “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE…
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 10024
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1903 Picture postcard of Aleksandrovsk harbour sent to France with 3k paying printed matter rate and tied by “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE / 1 / 1st STEAMSHIP POSTAL…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10025
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1904 Envelope sent registered to Kislovodsk, Terskaya Oblast (Caucasus), franked with 7k vert. pair paying 7k postage plus 7k reg’n fee, tied by “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10026
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1904 Envelope sent registered to Kislovodsk, Terskaya Oblast (Caucasus), franked with 7k vert. pair paying 7k postage plus 7k reg’n fee, tied by “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10027
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1904 3k Postal stationery card uprated with 2k, sent from Aleksandrovsk, in the Kola Fjord on the Murman coast, to Germany, cancelled with “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10028
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1905 Fragment of large cover franked 2 roubles 20k in Arms stamps (8x25k and 1x20k) tied by “2nd SEASONAL WHITE SEA STEAMSHIP / 1” cds plus 1k pair and…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10029
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1905 Envelope sent by insured money letter for 50 roubles from Teribarka on the Murman coast to Archangel, with very rare “MURMAN 1 / STEAMSHIP POSTAL…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10030
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1906-16 Collection of 6 postcards written up on leaves, all used with Steamship cancels including 2nd & 3rd Murman, Vardo-Arkhangelsk, Arkhangelsk-Vardo,…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10031
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1906-13 Pair of covers; 1906 7k lettercard from Aleksandrovsk on the Murman coast to France, uprated with 3k cancelled by “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE STEAMSHIP…
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 10032
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1908 Picture postcard posted unfranked with “DOPLATIT / ARKHANGELSK-VARDO 1ST STEAMSHIP” postage due oval with ms “6k”, with 3k Arms added on top and cancelled…
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 10033
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1908 Cover addressed to Estonia with Ust Narova arrival backstamp franked Russia 5k + 2k tied by VARDO-ARKHANGELSK STEAMSHIP 1 oval datestamp, matching…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10034
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1908 Picture postcard to Belgium with two 2k Arms tied by double-circle “3rd WHITE SEA STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH 5 8 08” ds with Anvers arrival cds adjacent,…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10035
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1909 Postcard from Kovda to St. Petersburg with 3k Arms tied by oval “2nd WHITE SEA STEAMSHIP “a” 23 7 09″ ds, fine This steamship route was operated…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10036
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1909 Picture postcard of a captured whale at the Murman Biological Station sent to St. Petersburg with 3k Arms tied by oval “1st MURMAN STEAMSHIP “a” 13…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10037
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1910 Picture postcard of the Governor’s house in Archangel to Volokolamsk with 3k Arms tied by oval “3rd WHITE SEA STEAMSHIP “a” 22 6 10″ ds, with arrival…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10038
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1910 Postcard to Christianssand in Norway franked 4k tied by 3rd MURMAN STEAMSHIP oval datestamp 7 5 10 with manuscript annotation indicating it was written…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10039
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1910 Picture postcard of the cathedral at Archangel sent to Shueretskoe, near Kem, Onega Bay, datelined “Zovotaya 11/VII”, with 3k Arms tied by oval “1st…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10040
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1911-13 Pair of covers; 1911 3k Postal stationery card to Voskresenskoe and 1913 envelope with 7k Romanov to Estonia both cancelled by oval “2nd MURMAN…
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 10041
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1911-14 Pair of postcards with “1s WHITE SEA STEAMSHIP “a”” oval ds, one with Romanov 2k pair and other with 3k Arms, one with message reading “I send…
Estimate: 650 EUR
Lot 10042
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
1911 3k Postal stationery card from Aleksandrovsk to Finland, cancelled by oval “2nd MURMAN STEAMSHIP “a” 16 7 11″ ds, with trilingual Vilmanstrand arrival…
Estimate: 400 EUR