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133 lots

Lot 70000

Collections and Lots All World
THE EARLIEST RECORDED PHILATELIC GAME1868ca. Memory game of about 210 wooden pieces featuring reproductions of stamps printed on paper on one side and…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 3’600

Lot 70001

Literature
A PHILATELIC INCUNABULA RARITY 1864, “Katalog über alle seit 1840 bis 1864 erschienen Briefmarken, welche zu den beigefügten Verkaufspreisen durch Wilhelm…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 2’600

Lot 70002

Australia » Victoria
A VERY RARE RATE1850-53 1d dull red, Ham printing from third state of dies, tied by barred oval ’25’ of Lake Colac on folded entire letter addressed locally,…
Estimate: 2’000 – 4’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 2’000

Lot 70003

Austria
LETTER FROM ARCHDUKE MAXIMILIAN TO THE FUTURE H.R.E. FERDINAND IIUskok War or War of Gradisca. 1616 (Sept 22) Letter signed by Archduke Maximilian sent…
Estimate: 750 – 1’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 1’000

Lot 70004

Austria » 1867 Issue
EXOTIC AND VERY RARE DESTINATION1882 & 1883 Pair of covers with 1867 issue frankings to JAPAN; 1882 (Aug 25) envelope from Vienna with four 1867 5kr type…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 1’500

Lot 70005

Austria » 1867 Issue used in Hungary
1869 (26.2) Folded entire from Versetz to Arad, franked 1867 5kr. red on front, plus 2kr. yellow, pair and strip of three, applied on reverse over the…
Estimate: 500 – 700 EUR
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Lot 70006

Bermuda
ONE OF ONLY THREE EXAMPLES RECORDED OFF COVER1860 (1d) J. H. Thies’ Issue at St. Georges carmine-red crowned circle “PAID / AT / ST. GEORGES BERMUDA”,…
Estimate: 50’000 – 60’000 EUR
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Lot 70007

Brazil
A RARE TRANSATLANTIC FRANKING1850, 10r vertical strip of three and 90r single, paying the internal maritime rate on reverse of folded cover to Marseilles,…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’600 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 1’200

Lot 70008

Brazil » Postal History
1865 Cover from Rio de Janeiro to Vannes, France, endorsed ‘Per le packet Messies. Imples’, bearing France 1862 20c., paying the military concession rate…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
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Lot 70009

Brazil » Postal History
A RARITY OF FRENCH MARITIME MAIL1860 (Sept 30) Entire letter from Bahia to Porto, bearing “BRÉSIL/2-2” octagonal date stamp (Salles fig. 1.055, “RR-pièce…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 3’000

Lot 70010

Burma
RARE BLOCK OF FOUR1937 KGV 25R Orange & Blue in mint og block of four, lower stamps mint nh, slightly yellowish gum, a spectacular multiple of a rare stamp…
Estimate: 5’000 – 7’000 EUR
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Lot 70011

Canada
THE “BLACK EMPRESS”A “Mona Lisa” of Philately – An Ultimate Representation of Beauty and Quality in a World Classic RarityThe Most Valuable Stamp of British…
Estimate: 250’000 – 400’000 EUR
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Lot 70012

Canada » Prince Edward Island
THOUGHT TO BE UNIQUE 1861 2d Rose IMPERFORATE BETWEEN horizontal pair, unused, two thin spots and some small marks at left, thought to be the unique example…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 4’200

Lot 70013

Cayman Islands
HANDPAINTED ESSAYS1900 QV 1/2d green and 1d carmine essays made from cut-down keyplates in the issued colours, with the country name and value tablets…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 3’200

Lot 70014

Ceylon
1857-59 4d dull rose used HORIZONTAL PAIR with two barred cancels and portion of bank cachet, cut into on three sides of the right hand stamp, horizontal…
Estimate: 10’000 – 15’000 EUR
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Lot 70015

Ceylon
1859 (Dec 29) Envelope from Pusilawe to England with 1857-59 4d rose, just cut into at right and foot, and 6d on blued paper both tied by faint barred…
Estimate: 15’000 – 20’000 EUR
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Lot 70016

China » Local Post » Wuhu
Postage Dues: 1895 15c rose-red mint og block of 40 comprising lower four rows of sheet, all show the “a” of “Postage” omitted variety, some creasing…
Estimate: 3’400 – 4’000 EUR
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Lot 70017

China » Chinese Empire (1878-1949) » 1897 Dowager Small Surcharges
1897 Empress Dowager, first printing, small figure, 8c on 6ca brown in vertical strip of three with error IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY IN BETWEEN mint left…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
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Lot 70018

China » China Provincial Issues » Sinkiang
UNIQUE REGISTERED POSTCARD1925 4c Postal stationery card sent REGISTERED from Yenki (Karashar) to Peking via Tihwa (Urumtsi), uprated with 1924-36 1c ochre…
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 EUR
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Lot 70019

China » Foreign Post Offices » Italian Post Offices
WITHDRAWN
Estimate: 110’000 – 130’000 EUR
Read more / Withdrawn

Lot 70020

Cyprus
1880 1d Red pl. 218 with DOUBLE OVERPRINT in mint lower marginal block of four showing marginal inscription, a few separated perfs at top, perf fault on…
Estimate: 5’000 – 7’000 EUR
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Lot 70021

Cyprus » Queen Victoria Keyplate Issues
THOUGHT TO BE A UNIQUE BLOCK1882-86 Wmk CA 1/2pi emerald-green die I, mint og block of four, two vertical creases on right pair, slightly toned gum which…
Estimate: 5’000 – 7’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 4’000

Lot 70022

Cyprus » Queen Victoria Keyplate Issues
AN IMPORTANT MINT MULTIPLE1886 Wmk CA 1/2 on 1/2pi (fractions 8mm apart) emerald-green mint nh block of 4 (from columns 4-5 of the sheet), showing varieties…
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 5’500

Lot 70023

Ecuador
AN EXTRAORDINARY POSTAL HISTORY USAGE1865-72, 1/2r deep blue, clear to good margins, on 1872 envelope from Quito to Riobamba tied by red “3154” lozenge…
Estimate: 2’500 – 3’000 EUR
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Lot 70024

Egypt
A REMARKABLE WAGHORN LETTER1849 Two page letter written by Thomas Waghorn from his home in 2 Goulden Terrace, dated 12 June 1849, signed “Waghorn” on second…
Estimate: 600 – 900 EUR
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Lot 70025

Egypt
A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF THE CAIRO CROWNED CIRCLE1860 (6.2) Crowned Circle “PAID AT CAIRO” in superb red strike on cover from Cairo to Boston, Mass, U.S.A.,…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 2’400

Lot 70026

Egypt » 1866 First Issue
ONE OF ONLY FOUR RECORDED COMBINATION COVERS1866 Envelope from England to the British Consul in Jeddah, sent by British Packet via Marseilles with 1865-67…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 EUR
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Lot 70027

Egypt
A WONDERFUL COMBINATION FRANKING1869 (18.2) Envelope fron Egypt via Alexandria to Liverpool, bearing 1867 1pi red tied by indistinct cancel further franked…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
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Lot 70028

Egypt » 1872-75 Penasson
A UNIQUE FRANKING1878 (Oct 2) Envelope from Shebeen El-Kom sent registered to Cairo, franked on both sides with SIXTEEN 1874-75 Third Issue second printing…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 4’000

Lot 70029

Egypt » Commemoratives 1914-1953
A RARE AND POPULAR SET1926 Port Fouad overprint mint nh set of four, some faint gum toning, the 50pi with light horizontal bendExpertise: Cert. BPA (1994)
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 900

Lot 70030

Egypt » Airmails
1931 (Apr 10) Postcard sent by Graf Zeppelin from SUEZ to Palestine, with 1931 Zeppelin 50m on 27m showing variety “5 spaced out from O” (Nile Post C36f),…
Estimate: 12’000 – 15’000 EUR
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Lot 70031

Falkland Islands
RARE LADIES ENVELOPE1873 (Oct 15) Ladies envelope to Wales, handstamped small frank (Type 1) boxed “FALKLAND/PAID./ISLANDS”, with “FALKLAND ISLANDS” cds…
Estimate: 7’000 – 9’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 7’500

Lot 70032

Fiji
A VERY RARE MINT MULTIPLE1892-93 5d on 4d dull purple mint complete lower pane of 50 with imperf margin at foot, majority mint nh, odd small faults with…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 1’200

Lot 70033

France
VERY RARE BISECT ON PIECE1868 Empire Laureate 40c orange VERTICAL BISECT tied to fragment on the bisected side by “4595” numeral of Beugnies, with manuscript…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 2’000

Lot 70034

Colonies Francaise » Inde
SPECTACULAR MULTIPLE FRANKING FROM FRENCH INDIA1876 (Jan 3) Wrapper sent registered from Pondicherry to Bordeaux franked with TWENTY Cérès 1c olive-green,…
Estimate: 10’000 – 15’000 EUR
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Lot 70035

Colonies Francaise » St. Pierre et Miquelon
VERY RARE INVERTED SURCHARGE1891 Alphée Dubois 5c mint hr showing the rare variety “ST-PIERRE M-on” SURCHARGE INVERTED, very fine and very rare, less than…
Estimate: 700 – 900 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 900

Lot 70036

Germany
A UNIQUE DESTINATION1875 Envelope from Brunswick, Germany, addressed to the “Care of the Consulate of Germany, Mer Rouge, Suez”, franked with 1872 Large…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 6’000

Lot 70037

Gibraltar
1918 War Tax 1/2d with DOUBLE OVERPRINT variety in mint nh block of 20 from the lower left corner of the right pane, some perf. separation, very fine,…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 EUR
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Lot 70038

Great Britain » Literature
THE POST OFFICE REFORM PUBLICATION1837 “The Post Office Reform; It’s Importance and Practicability” by Rowland Hill, pp.104, professionally rebound with…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 5’500

Lot 70039

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
FIFTH OF MAY MULREADY USAGE1840 (May 5) 1d Mulready wrapper, stereo A25, sent from London to Liverpool the day before it was valid for use and hence…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 6’000

Lot 70040

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
A “FIRST SUNDAY” MULREADY ENVELOPE1840 (May 10) Mulready 1d envelope, forme 2 stereo A150, sent from Worthing to London and cancelled by bold red Maltese…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 4’000

Lot 70041

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
1840 (Nov 23) 1d Mulready lettersheet, forme 3, stereo A69, sent from London to Oxford cancelled only by a red “Vigo-Lane” receiving office s/l hs contrary…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
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Lot 70042

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
SCARCE USAGE OF THE NUMERAL IN CROSS ON A MULREADY1843 (Aug 10) 1d Mulready lettersheet, forme 3 stereo A54, sent from London to Knaresborough and neatly…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
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Lot 70043

Great Britain » 1840 Mulreadys & Caricatures
AN EXTRAORDINARY MULREADY USAGE1840 Mulready 2d envelope, forme 1 stereo a197, sent from London to Ledbury, Herefordshire, beautifully cancelled contrary…
Estimate: 9’000 – 12’000 EUR
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Lot 70044

Great Britain
1837 William Wyon City Medal in bronze, 55mm, to celebrate Victoria’s first visit to the City of London after her accession to the throne, one side showing…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 1’200

Lot 70045

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
IMPORTANT PROOFS OF THE WORLD’S FIRST POSTAGE STAMP 1840 1d Black Perkins Bacons Archive die proofs of the rejected and accepted dies mounted on an album…
Estimate: 40’000 – 50’000 EUR
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Lot 70046

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1840 1d Black pl.7 EI, good even margins, with the concentric circle trial cancellation, from the experiments that were made in June 1840 using different…
Estimate: 14’000 – 18’000 EUR
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Lot 70047

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
DELIGHTFUL MAGENTA USAGE OF THE MALTESE CROSS1840 1d Black pl.1a HA, fine to very large margins, tied by to a large piece by a beautiful and crisp MAGENTA…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
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Lot 70048

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
A WONDERFUL USED BLOCK1840 1d Black pl.2 FI-GJ without ray flaws in block of four, fine to good margins, beautifully tied to a piece by crisp red MCs,…
Estimate: 9’000 – 12’000 EUR
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Lot 70049

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
AN OUTSTANDINGLY FINE BLOCK1840 1d Black pl.3 HC/ID block of four, close to very good margins, tied by to a large piece by red Maltese Crosses, reverse…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 EUR
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Lot 70050

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
A RARE CANCELLATION ON A PENNY BLACK1840 1d Black pl.5 LE, close to fine margins, cancelled by “DORCHESTER” town cds in red, small portion of a black Maltese…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
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Lot 70051

Great Britain » 1840 1d Black and 1d Red plates 1a to 11
A RARE CANCELLATION ON A PENNY BLACK1840 1d Black pl.8 RC, fine to good margins, cancelled by London “TOMBSTONE” ds iN red, very fine and a rare cancellation…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 2’000

Lot 70052

Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
SCARCE USAGE OF THE WESSEX TYPE DATESTAMP1842 (Nov 5) Wrapper from Dorchester (Dorset) to Blandford, bearing 1841 1d red-brown pl. 20 LE with fine to good…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
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Lot 70053

Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
SUPERB USAGE OF THE NUMERAL IN CROSS CANCEL1843 (Apr 5) Wrapper from London to Preston bearing four single four-margin 1d red-brown pl.29 GC-GF (originally…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 1’100

Lot 70054

Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
THE ONLY RECORDED MULTIPLE1841 1d Red plate 1b PA-PB mint pair, with fine to large margins, with PA showing State 3 and PB showing an original re-entry,…
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 EUR
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Lot 70055

Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
THE ONLY RECORDED MULTIPLE1841 1d Red Plate 2 IE-IF unused pair with good to large margins, no gum and pressed crease, a very rare stamp and an exhibition…
Estimate: 10’000 – 12’000 EUR
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Lot 70056

Great Britain » 1841 2d Blue
INVERTED WATERMARK1840 2d Blue pl.1 NJ with inverted watermark, fine even margins, neat red Maltese Cross leaving the Queen’s face clear, a superb example…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
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Lot 70057

Great Britain » 1841 2d Blue
1841 2d Blue pl.3 BE with “SPECIMEN” type 1 overprint (the first specimen overprint in philately), reverse with “AG” of “POSTAGE TWO PENCE” hs in blue,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
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Lot 70058

Great Britain » 1841 2d Blue
1841 2d blue pl.4 LB with reddish-purple “179” Irish 1844-type numeral of Drogheda, fine to good margins, tiny tone spot in top right corner, a very rare…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
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Lot 70059

Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
AN IMPORTANT HISTORICAL DOCUMENT AND A UNIQUE USAGE ON A BRITISH STAMP1855 (Jan 28) Entire from Charles Bracebridge, mentor and protector of Florence Nightingale,…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 7’500

Lot 70060

Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
EXTRAORDINARY MULTIPLE OF THE NEALE’S STEAM PRESS EXPERIMENTAL PRINTING1856 1d red-brown plate 22 SA/TL, ungummed imperforate lower sheet marginal block…
Estimate: 50’000 – 60’000 EUR
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Lot 70061

Great Britain » Line Engraved Essays, Plate Proofs, Colour Trials and Reprints
1871 1/2d Ormond Hill die proof in dull lilac rose on thin white wove paper, some minor toning and creasing in the margins as to be expected from such…
Estimate: 7’000 – 10’000 EUR
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Lot 70062

Great Britain » 1854-70 Perforated Line Engraved
RARE SHADE1860 1 1/2d rosy mauve pl.1 NL, mint nh right marginal with partial inscription “Back be careful no”, very fine and fresh example (SG £7’000+)Expertise:…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 3’200

Lot 70063

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1855-57 No Corner Letters
1855-57 6d Die proof in green on white card with “HELMSLEY / (crown) / 2.4.56” trial cancellation, just touched at right and top, thin, attractive and…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
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Lot 70064

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1865-67 Large Uncoloured Corner Letters, Wmk Large Garter & Emblems
1865-67 9d Straw pl.4, wmk Emblems, mint o.g., fine and scarce stamp with fresh colour (SG £4’800)
Estimate: 700 – 1’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 700

Lot 70065

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
SUPERB CANCEL1867-83 10s Greenish Grey on white paper, wmk MC, with crisp and central St. Enoch Square cds, small corner crease, a very attractive example…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 800

Lot 70066

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
1867-83 £5 Orange BM on white paper with neat Glasgow cds, a very fine and desirable stamp (SG £3’500)
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 2’200

Lot 70067

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1867-83 High Values
A DELIGHTFUL EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE MULTIPLE1867-83 £5 Orange on white paper in used vertical pair with crisp Sheffield JA 23 00 cds, small repaired tear…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 EUR
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Lot 70068

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-83 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Imperial Crown
THE UNIQUE POST OFFICE SHEET1880-83 3d on 3d IK/TL mint nh block of 40 in the format as issued to the post office and hence the largest multiple that can…
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 EUR
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Lot 70069

Great Britain » 1855-1900 Surface Printed » 1880-83 Large Coloured Corner Letters, Wmk Imperial Crown
THE UNIQUE POST OFFICE SHEET1880-83 6d on 6d IK/TL mint nh block of 40 in the format as issued to the post office and hence the largest multiple that…
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 EUR
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Lot 70070

Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
ONE OF THE GREAT 20TH CENTURY RARITIES OF GREAT BRITAIN1902-10 De La Rue 1/2d yellow-green with variety PRINTED DOUBLE in a vertical lower marginal pair,…
Estimate: 25’000 – 30’000 EUR
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Lot 70071

Great Britain » King Edward VII » 1902-10 De La Rue Issues
VERY RARE PLATE VARIETY1902-10 De La Rue 10d slate-purple & deep (glossy carmine) in mint nh right marginal single showing constant variety “dot in right…
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 2’400

Lot 70072

Great Britain » King George V » 1913-19 Seahorse Issues
RARE WATERMARK VARIETY1915 De La Rue Seahorses 5s carmine, mint nh with INVERTED WATERMARK, very fine and scarce (SG £6’750 for mint nh)
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 2’000

Lot 70073

Great Britain » King George V » 1924-36 Issues
1935 Silver Jubilee 2 1/2d Prussian blue on envelope sent registered to Switzerland along with 1934-36 1/2d and 2 1/2d tied by Upper Edmonton cds, paying…
Estimate: 22’000 – 28’000 EUR
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Lot 70074

Great Britain » King George VI
A RARE COMPLETE SHEET1939-48 High Values 2s6d brown in mint nh complete sheet of 40, showing partial T guide in hair (R3/6) and T guide marks in King’s…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
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Lot 70075

Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1963 COMPAC 1s6d with error BLACK OMITTED (cable) in mint nh vertical strip of three with two normals, very fine and rare variety especially in pair with…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 2’800

Lot 70076

Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
1973 County Cricket 3p W. G. Grace with error GOLD OMITTED (Queen’s head), mint nh, tiny bend at top left otherwise very fine, with only about 29 mint…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 1’600

Lot 70077

Great Britain » Queen Elizabeth II
VERY RARE MODERN ERROR1980 London International Stamp Exhibition souvenir sheet with error RED OMITTED (Union flag), mint nh, crease and bend on 13p, extremely…
Estimate: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 2’600

Lot 70078

Great Britain » Postage Dues
1913 2d Postage Due die proofs, two, affixed to piece (17.8×7.8cm) from the personal archive of the Royal Mint engraver H. A. Richardson, the first proof…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
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Lot 70079

Great Britain » Telegraphs
RARE REVENUE SPECIMEN1877 £1 Telegraph colour trial in dull mauve in mint imperf. block of four with SPECIMEN type 8 overprint, one stamp mint nh, very…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 1’400

Lot 70080

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Paris print
1858 FRENCH CERES ESSAY (00) in blue with control figures “10” at the back similar to those used for the Paris print 10 Lepta stamp, block of six, clear…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
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Lot 70081

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Barre proofs
TOP SHEET MARGINAL BLOCK10L orange without control figures, top sheet marginal block of four, bottom pair hinge thin, wonderful colour and impression,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 750

Lot 70082

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Paris print
ONE OF ONLY THREE SUCH BLOCKS RECORDED5L yellow green mint block of eight, close to large margins, positions 41-44/51-54 with position 43 showing plate…
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 13’000

Lot 70083

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Paris print
THE SECOND LARGEST KNOWN UNUSED MULTIPLE80L carmine mint, left sheet marginal BLOCK OF FIFTEEN from positions 51/75, close to large margins, few minor…
Estimate: 5’000 – 8’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 6’500

Lot 70084

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861-62 First Athens print 20 Lepta
1861-62 First Athens print 20L deep blue without control figures on quadrille background, close to good margins, neatly tied by diamond lozenge “1” of…
Estimate: 24’000 – 30’000 EUR
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Lot 70085

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1862-67 2nd Athens print 1862 May prints
THE LARGEST UNUSED MULTIPLE 10L red-orange on blue paper, mint left sheet marginal block of nine, being a block of six and strip of three rejoined to reconstruct…
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 5’000

Lot 70086

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1875-80 Printed on cream paper with figures at back
A UNIQUE LARGE MULTIPLE5L yellow green, mint BLOCK OF TWENTY, being the two complete top rows with full sheet margins on three sides and good clear margins…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 8’000

Lot 70087

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1875-80 Printed on cream paper with figures at back
ONE OF THE LARGEST RECORDED BLOCKS10L red-orange, mint BLOCK OF TWENTY, being the two complete horizontal rows with full sheet margins on two sides and…
Estimate: 6’000 – 8’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 8’000

Lot 70088

India » 1855-1946 De La Rue and later Crown Colony Issues
A KEY K.E.VII SET1902-11 KEVII 1/2a to 25r, mint set of 17 with extra shades of the 1/2a, 3p, 2a, 4a (2), 6a, 8a 1R, 2R, 3R, and 5R, some low values with…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 1’400

Lot 70089

India » Officials
1948 Gandhi Official 10r purple-brown and lake, showing SERVICE overprint, superb mint never hinged single, with fresh vivid colours, wonderful centring,…
Estimate: 65’000 – 80’000 EUR
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Lot 70090

India
AN UNUSUALLY FINE MINT EXAMPLEElectric Telegraph 1860, 1R reddish purple mint og, a very fine and very fresh example with unusually fine appearance for…
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 EUR
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Lot 70091

Italian States » Romagna
THE HIGHEST MULTIPLE FRANKING KNOWN OF ROMAGNA1859, 1/2baj yellow-straw, two horizontal pairs and one horizontal strip of four, all displaying good margins,…
Estimate: 40’000 – 50’000 EUR
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Lot 70092

Italy
THE “VOLO DI RITORNO” – A WORLDWIDE AIRMAIL RARITY1933 Balbo Transatlantic “Volo di Ritorno / New York – Roma” overprint on 5L25 +44L75, mint lightly hinged…
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 4’200

Lot 70093

Jamaica
ONE OF THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLES1860-70 1s yellow-brown top part sheet block of 30 with margins at top and right, wing margins at left, perforations…
Estimate: 4’000 – 6’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 3’400

Lot 70094

Japan
A GEM OF JAPANESE PHILATELY1874, Cherry Blossoms 2 Sen, Syllabic i plate 1, printed on thin native wove paper, unused with original gum, very fresh featuring…
Estimate: 20’000 – 30’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 18’000

Lot 70095

Labuan
THE ONLY RECORDED MULTIPLE1891-92 6c on 40c amber type 10, surcharge with 2mm space HORIZONTAL PAIR (pos. 6-7 on sheet), tied to piece in combination with…
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 5’000

Lot 70095A

Leeward Islands
1879 De La Rue master die proofs on two striking book pieces, both with void country and value tablets with one showing cleared tablets and the other with…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Read more / Sold for EUR 3’000

Lot 70096

Montserrat
ONE OF ONLY FIFTEEN RECORDED1860 (Sep 3) Wrapper to London with a crisp “PAID / AT / MONTSERRAT” crown circle (type P2) with ms “1d” local rate erased…
Estimate: 5’000 – 7’000 EUR
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Lot 70097

Montserrat
A RARE FIRST ISSUE FRANKING1882 (Sep 26) Envelope to London with four 1876-83 1d red cancelled by “A08” numerals with despatch cds adjacent, arrival bs,…
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
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Lot 70098

Netherlands
1852, 10c dark red, four well margined examples, pos. 62, 61, 65 & 76, neatly tied to registered cover front to Bradford, Great Britain, by ‘VENLO/10-3…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
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