December 2018 Auction Series – 3/12/2018 – 7/12/2018

216 lots
Lot 10003
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1895 Winter Festivals Foundation, die proofs for the 3m, 5m and 1pi values all with missing centre, plus die proof of centre only, all mounted on card…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10004
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1895 The Winter Festivals, large die proofs of centre vignette on glossy paper, fine and scarceProvenance: Vahan Andonian
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10005
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1895 The Winter Festivals, complete set of three die proofs on glossy paper, showing composite proofs of the frame and the central vignette, fine and the…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10006
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1895 Winter Festivals Foundation, De La Rue archive sheet showing issued set, plus four bicoloured proofs sets of all three values, attractive, colourful…
Estimate: 4’000 EUR
Lot 10033
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1926 International Navigation Congress, complete set of three in horizontal pairs, plate proofs on gummed, unwatermarked paper, rouletted, in issued colours…
Estimate: 3’200 EUR
Lot 10034
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1926 International Navigation Congress in Cairo, complete set of three, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate blocks of…
Estimate: 3’800 EUR
Lot 10040
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1927 International Cotton Congress in Cairo, complete set of three, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate blocks of four,…
Estimate: 3’800 EUR
Lot 10049
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1928 International Medical Congress, complete set of two, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in bottom marginal blocks of four, very fine and…
Estimate: 1’600 EUR
Lot 10055
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1929 Prince Farouk’s Birthday, complete set of four, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate blocks of four, numbered A/29,…
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Lot 10064
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1933 International Railway Congress in Cairo, complete set of four, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse right sheet marginal singles, very fine…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10067
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1933 International Aviation Congress in Cairo, complete set of five, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse right marginal singles, very fine and…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10078
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1936 Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition, complete set of five, Royal cancelled back in bottom right corner sheet marginal plate blocks of four numbered…
Estimate: 6’000 EUR
Lot 10080
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1936 Anglo-Egyptian Treaty, complete set of three, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse top right corner marginal singles, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10083
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1937 Abolition of capitulations at the Montreux Conference, complete set of three, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10099
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1938 International Cotton Congress, complete set of three, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate blocks of four, numbered…
Estimate: 3’800 EUR
Lot 10106
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1938 King Farouk’s Birthday, £E1 green and brown, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of four, numbered A/38, very…
Estimate: 30’000 EUR
Lot 10108
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1938 International Leprosy Congress, complete set of three, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate blocks of four, numbered…
Estimate: 3’800 EUR
Lot 10117
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1940 Child Welfare Issue, 5m + 5m brown-lake, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of four, numbered A/40, very fine…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10122
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1942 Millenary of Al-Azhar University in Cairo, complete set of four, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse top right corner marginal singles, very…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10126
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1944 Anniversary of the death of King Fouad, 10m purple, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of four, numbered A/44,…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10130
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1945 Anniversary of the birth of King Farouk, 10m violet, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of four, numbered…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10133
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1945 Anniversary of the death of Khedive Ismail Pasha, 10m olive-green, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of four,…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10136
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1945 Arab Countries Union, 22m green, colour trial imperforate on watermarked ungummed paper, very fine and rare
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10138
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1946 Visit of the King of Saudi Arabia, 10m green, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse right marginal single, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 160 EUR
Lot 10144
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1946 Anniversary of First Postage Stamp and the First Philatelic Exhibition, complete set of four, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner…
Estimate: 3’200 EUR
Lot 10147
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1946 Anniversary of Egypt’s First Postage Stamp miniature sheet, proof showing perforation of the sheet on unwatermarked paper (139 x 182mm), very fine…
Estimate: 900 EUR
Lot 10150
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1946 Withdrawal of British Troops, 10m brown and green, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of four, numbered A/46,…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10156
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1947 International Exhibition of Fine Art complete set of four, Royal cancelled back in bottom left corner sheet marginal plate blocks of four numbered…
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Lot 10158
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1947 Conference of the Interparliamentary Union in Cairo, 10m green, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of four,…
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 10163
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1947 Withdrawal of British Troops, 10m purple and green, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of four, numbered A/47,…
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 10167
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1948 International Cotton Congress in Cairo, 10m olive-green, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of four, numbered…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10169
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1948 Arrival of Egyptian Troops at Gaza, 10m green, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of four, numbered A/48 in…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10177
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1949 Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition in Cairo, complete set of five, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse top left corner marginal singles,…
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 10180
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1949 Anniversary of the death of Mohamed Ali Pasha, 10m carmine, colour trial imperforate on watermarked ungummed paper, very fine and unique in this colour…
Estimate: 1’600 EUR
Lot 10181
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1949 Anniversary of the death of Mohamed Ali Pasha, 10m ochre and blue, colour trial imperforate on watermarked ungummed paper, very fine and unique in…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10182
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1949 Anniversary of the death of Mohamed Ali Pasha, 10m brown and green, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10184
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1949 Anniversary of the UPU, 10m blue, imperforate colour trial on watermarked ungummed paper, very fine and rare (Nile Post RPC128ct)
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10185
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1949 Anniversary of the UPU, set of three, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate blocks of four, numbered A/49 in Roman…
Estimate: 3’600 EUR
Lot 10189
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1949 Abolition of Mixed Courts, 10m scroll in greyish green and scales in green, colour trial imperforate on watermarked ungummed paper, very fine and…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10190
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1949 Abolition of Mixed Courts, 10m green, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse in corner marginal plate block of four, numbered A/49 in Roman and…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10192
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1950 Desert Institute, Fouad University, Geographical Society, complete set of three, bicoloured trials on watermarked ungummed paper, very fine and an…
Estimate: 4’000 EUR
Lot 10197
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1951 Royal Wedding, 10m green and red-brown, mint nh, perforated miniature sheet, showing proof inscriptions in pale grey instead of black, very fine &…
Estimate: 4’000 EUR
Lot 10199
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1951 Royal Wedding, 10m green and red-brown, Royal imperforated CANCELLED on the reverse miniature sheet on thick paper, very fine and exceedingly rare…
Estimate: 12’000 EUR
Lot 10200
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1951 First Mediterranean Games in Alexandria complete set of three, Royal cancelled back in bottom right corner sheet marginal plate blocks of four numbered…
Estimate: 3’600 EUR
Lot 10202
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1951 First Mediterranean Games in Alexandria imperforate miniature sheet with Arabic “Cancelled” on reverse, very fine and extremely rare as only 2 were…
Estimate: 6’000 EUR
Lot 10203
Egypt » Egypt Commemoratives 1914-1953
1951 First Mediterranean Games in Alexandria miniature sheet imperforate plate proof, showing extremely rare vertical streak in blue down the centre of…
Estimate: 4’000 EUR
Lot 20024
Persia » 1868-1896 Nasr ed-Din Shah 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: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 20318
Persia » 1896-1907 Muzaffer ed-Din Shah (SG 113-297)
1899 Mozzaffar-eddin Shah proof blocks of Kran Values, excellent condition, very hard to find (Persiphila $3’000)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 EUR
Lot 20531
Persia » Collections, Lots etc.
1876-1949 Attractive and valuable collection mint or unused, neatly mounted and written up on 83 album pages, showing many complete sets, plus set also…
Estimate: 4’000 – 8’000 EUR
Lot 30098
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
1841 (Apr) Trial printing (unissued) on Dickinson silk-thread paper, 1d red-brown plate 11 lettered JE and clearly showing double letter ‘J’, fine…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP