Lot 41006
Large Lots and Collections
Has PDF Scans
Price realised
7’500 EUR
10’000 – 15’000 EUR
Auction date
Wed 15 Dec 2021 at 13:30 (Europe/Zurich)

Thematics – Bees “Des Abeilles et des Hommes” (“Relationship Between Bees and Men”) FIP Gold Medal collection presented on large 64 Din-A 3 exhibition pages, attractively mounted and developed in French according to a plan (following the norm of this kind of exhibit), with a wide range of worldwide material from classic to modern, with the most significant part being a considerable number of Zemtsvo stamps and covers, with remarkable examples such as Tambov 1872 5k lilac with plate variety broken “5” at upper right of which only 2-3 are recorded, early New South Wales better early values, French Guadeloupe with two covers bearing 1903 postage due 30c on 60c inverted surcharge (two covers known) and 30c on 1fr inverted surcharge (the only example known), German Privat-Stadt-Post stamps with multiples and postal history, airgraphs, pre-philately covers, Russian, German and French early 20th century advertising stationery letters (in addition two used G.B. Mulready envelopes), varieties, colour essays, proofs, booklets, telegrams (including French adhesives); a copy of a 176 pages handbook entirely dedicated to the collection accompanies the lot; mainly very fine, viewing essential.