2019 December Auctions – 9/12/2019 – 13/12/2019

126 lots
Lot 10021
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1925 International Geographical Congress complete set of three (from the first printing) with SPECIMEN overprints, no gum, minor wrinkles, extremely rare…
Estimate: 900 EUR
Lot 10022
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1925 International Geographical Congress 10m and 15m (from the second printing) with SPECIMEN overprints, no gum, fine and rare
Estimate: 600 EUR
Lot 10031
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1926 King Fouad’s 58th Birthday 50pi with COLONIAS specimen hs affixed to piece of archive page from the Goa postal archive, some toning otherwise…
Estimate: 340 EUR
Lot 10038
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1926 International Navigation Congress complete set of three with COLONIAS specimen hs affixed to pieces of archive page from the Goa postal archive, fine
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 10046
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1927 International Cotton Congress complete set of three with “Espécimen” specimen hs affixed to pieces of archive page from the Goa postal archive,…
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 10048
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1927 Statistical Congress complete set of three with SPECIMEN overprint from the UPU archives of the London Post Office, no gum, a few faint tone spots,…
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 10049
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1927 Statistical Congress complete set of three with “Espécimen” specimen hs affixed to piece of archive page from the Goa postal archive, a couple…
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 10054
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1928 International Medical Congress complete set of two with “Espécimen” specimen hs affixed to pieces of archive page from the Goa postal archive
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10096
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1934 UPU Congress complete set of fourteen with SPECIMEN overprint from the UPU archives of the London Post Office, no gum, fine to very fine and very…
Estimate: 3’600 EUR
Lot 10100
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1936 15th Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition complete set of four with “SPÉCIMEN” specimen hs affixed to pieces of archive page from the Goa postal…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 10104
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1936 Anglo-Egyptian Treaty complete set of three with faint “SPÉCIMEN” specimen hs affixed to pieces of archive page from the Goa postal archive
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 10112
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1936 Abolition of Capitulations at the Montreux Conference complete set of three with “SPÉCIMEN” specimen hs affixed to pieces of archive page from the…
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 10120
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1937 15th Ophthalmological Conference complete set of three with “SPÉCIMEN” specimen hs affixed to piece of archive page from the Goa postal archive
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 10162
Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
1938 International Leprosy Congress complete set of three with faint “SPÉCIMEN” specimen hs affixed to pieces of archive page from the Goa postal archive
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 20243
Persia » 1925-1941 Riza Khan Pahlavi Shah (SG 602-O849)
1925 Pahlavi Provisional Government Issue complete set with SPECIMEN overprint, mint hinge remainder or hinge trace, mostly very fine (Persiphila 700-705,…
Estimate: 50 – 80 EUR
Lot 20248
Persia » 1925-1941 Riza Khan Pahlavi Shah (SG 602-O849)
1926 “Regne de Pahlavi” Issue complete set with SPECIMEN overprint, mint hinge remainder, mostly very fine, signed Sadri (Persiphila $1’650)
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20249
Persia » 1925-1941 Riza Khan Pahlavi Shah (SG 602-O849)
1926 “Regne de Pahlavi” Issue complete set with SPECIMEN overprint, mint hinge remainder, very fine (Persiphila $1’650)
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20252
Persia » 1925-1941 Riza Khan Pahlavi Shah (SG 602-O849)
1926-29 Majlis (Parliament) Issue complete + 1929 2Kr magenta with SPECIMEN overprint, mint hinge traces or part gum, mostly very fine (Persiphila 726-734,…
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20254
Persia » 1925-1941 Riza Khan Pahlavi Shah (SG 602-O849)
1926-29 Majlis (Parliament) Issue complete set with 2Kr plus SPECIMEN overprint complete set including also the redrawn values (of course without the 1Kr…
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20258
Persia » 1925-1941 Riza Khan Pahlavi Shah (SG 602-O849)
1927 Aerial Post Issue complete set with SPECIMEN overprint, never hinged, mostly very fine & very fresh
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20259
Persia » 1925-1941 Riza Khan Pahlavi Shah (SG 602-O849)
1927 Aerial Post Issue complete set plus complete set with SPECIMEN overprint, all mint hinge remainder and mostly very fine, all signed Sadri, a scarce…
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20262
Persia » 1925-1941 Riza Khan Pahlavi Shah (SG 602-O849)
1929 Pahlavi Coronation Issue complete set with SPECIMEN overprint, mint hinge remainder (Persiphila 773-88, $2’200)
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 20263
Persia » 1925-1941 Riza Khan Pahlavi Shah (SG 602-O849)
1929 Pahlavi Coronation Issue complete set with SPECIMEN overprint, mint hinge remainder or hinge trace or unused no gum, mostly very fine (Persiphila…
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 20275
Persia » 1925-1941 Riza Khan Pahlavi Shah (SG 602-O849)
1933-34 New Currency Definitives complete set + SPECIMEN overprints (missing 1.50Ri, 1.20Ri), all mint hinge remainder or hinge traces (some Specimen overprints…
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20297
Persia » 1925-1941 Riza Khan Pahlavi Shah (SG 602-O849)
1935-1936 Selection of 3 complete SPECIMEN sets: Airmail ‘IRAN’ overprint, Pahlavi Cap Issue and Lithographed Majliss with POSTES IRANIENNES inscription,…
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 20371
Persia » Postal Stationery
1928-1935, Group of thirteen Postal Stationary cards with SPECIMEN overprints, incl. Reza Shah Coronation issue, Litho Madjlessi, New Currency and IRAN…
Estimate: 400 – 600 EUR
Lot 30306A
France » Collections
1870-1973, Grand classeur rouge avec une merveilleuse gamme de non dentelés pour la plupart, quelques épreuves et spécimens, ainsi qu’Andorre, Monaco et…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 40089
China » Chinese Empire (1878-1949) » Chinese Republic
1913 Junk Series London printing $1 imperforate proof in black and deep purple with “WATERLOW & SONS LTD / SPECIMEN” overprint in violet, affixed to…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40346
Iraq
1917-55, Mint & used collection with some postal history & stationery, with comprehensive mint incl. Baghdad British Occupation issues incl. very fine…
Estimate: 5’000 – 7’000 EUR
Lot 40372
Lebanon » Collections, Lots etc.
1924-60 Large blue stockbook full French Mandate and Republic issues, with mint sets, singles, multiples, varieties of overprint and printing, Specimens,…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 40442
United States » Collections
1845-1980 Large red binder crammed with proofs, specimens, but mostly modern varieties, showing misperfs, imperf between pairs, pre-printing paperfolds,…
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 EUR
Lot 41033
Italy
1884 Postage Due 50L green & 100L carmine red, mint both with SAGGIO ovpt, very fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 41099
Italy » Italy and Areas Collections and Lots
1912-27, MADAGASCAR UPU ARCHIVE collection with Italy, Italian Colonies (Egeo, Eritrea) and San Marino in strips of three on pieces and part archive pages…
Estimate: 3’000 EUR
Lot 41415
Collections and Lots All World
1840-1950s, All World accumulation with stronger GB in 4 stockbooks and album pages, incl. KEVII £1 green, British Levant KEVII Specimens, used Seahorses…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 41433
Collections and Lots All World
1845-1980 Attractive and mixed accumulation of mint & used housed in nine albums or stockbooks, plus a range on stockpages, showing singles, pairs, blocks,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 41501
Collections and Lots All World
1880-1960, Large red binder with a wonderful array of worldwide varieties, proofs, printing errors, Specimen ovpts, perf varieties, pre-printing paperfolds,…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Lot 41541
Collections and Lots All World
1927-82 Large red binder crammed with mint singles, pairs and blocks, mostly semi modern varieties, showing proofs, imperforates, Specimens, misperfs.,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 42204
Schweiz » Sammlungen
1850-1993, Hauptsächliche ungebrauchte Sammlung Schweiz in zwei Leuchtturm Alben, ab Rayonmarken bis modern mit. u.a. einige bessere ungebrauchte Sitzende…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 CHF
Lot 50146
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1858 1d Rose-Red pl.121 TD, printed on Dr. Perkins blued security paper with “SPECIMEN” overprint diagonally, mint hr, very fine and rare, cert. RPS…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP
Lot 50165
Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
1860 1 1/2d Rosy mauve pl.1 PE with “SPECIMEN” type 2 overprint, mint og, small adhesion by base of neck otherwise very fine and scarce
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 50166
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1855-57 No Corner Letters
1855-57 Wmk Medium Garter 4d carmine on thick blued highly glazed paper with “SPECIMEN” type 2 overprint vertically in mint nh block of four, minor natural…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50170
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1855-57 No Corner Letters
1855-57 Wmk Emblems 1s Deep Green with “SPECIMEN” type 4 overprint in mint og strip of three, lightly mounted on middle stamp only, very fine, ex “Verus”
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50191
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 10d Pale red brown mint hr top right corner marginal block of four with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, showing plate number and “POSTAGE 10d”…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 50196
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-80 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Spray of Rose
1867-80 2s Brown pl.1 with SPECIMEN type 9 overprint, mint og, couple of faintly toned perfs at foot not noticeable from the front, very fine and scarce…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 GBP
Lot 50201
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 Wmk MC 5s rose pl.1 with “SPECIMEN” type 6 overprint, mint og, fine and fresh (SG £1’100 in 2019)
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 50206
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s Imperforate colour trial in bistre with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint hr lower marginal example with inscription “POSTAGE”, a few small…
Estimate: 500 – 700 GBP
Lot 50207
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s Imperforate colour trial in brown with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint, mint og lower marginal with part inscription, hinge bend at top, fine and…
Estimate: 400 – 600 GBP
Lot 50208
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s Imperforate colour trial pl.1 in mauve with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint in mint og top marginal block of four showing part sheet inscription,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 GBP
Lot 50209
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £1 Imperforate colour trial in grey-blue with “SPECIMEN” type 9 overprint in mint og lower left corner marginal on gummed watermarked paper,…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 GBP
Lot 50210
Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 10s Imperforate colour trial in violet with SPECIMEN type 9 overprint, mint original gum, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 400 – 700 GBP