2019 June Summer Auction Series – 4/6/2019 – 7/6/2019

720 lots
Lot 10000
Olympics » Pierre de Coubertin
1956 France 30f Pierre de Coubertin imperf colour trials (2), one in mint hr blue and one mint nh marginal in blue black and deep purple, very fine
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 10001
Olympics » Pierre de Coubertin
1939-56, Group written up on four album pages incl. Haiti 1936 set of 3 on cover plus mint set and France 1956 30F on two maxi cards, mint block and imperf….
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 10002
Olympics » Pierre de Coubertin
1956 France 30f Pierre de Coubertin proof in black on sunken card, signed by the artist with “Etat” above, the value in the corner covered during it’s…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 10003
Olympics » Pierre de Coubertin
FRANCE: 1956 30f Pierre de Coubertin die proof in dark blue on sunken card, signed by the artist, very fine
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 10004
Olympics » Ancient Olympia & Pre-Olympics
“Olympia, Olympiades and Greece” (translation) in Greek, 157x213mm, 1947 edition, 47 pages, paperback, signed by the author, fine
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 10005
Olympics » Ancient Olympia & Pre-Olympics
1870 2nd National Greek Olympic Games in Athens participation medal, 37mm in bronze by Barre, showing bust of King George I on one side and legend on other,…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10006
Olympics » Ancient Olympia & Pre-Olympics
1894 Comité International Olympique (IOC) vignette in blue and white, oxidised colour, part gum, on introductory album page with two Pierre de Coubertin…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10007
Olympics » Ancient Olympia & Pre-Olympics
1894-1984, IOC group written up on 3 album pages incl. very fine 1894 IOC Congress vignette, 1954 IOC anniversary cancel on two cards and 1984 Anniversary…
Estimate: 100 – 150 EUR
Lot 10008
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 Olympics set of 12 DIE PROOFS in red on various types of paper, the 1D with central stain and thin otherwise fine and rare
Estimate: 3’000 EUR
Lot 10009
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 1l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in the issued colour, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10010
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 2l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in the issued colour, thin in margin at top otherwise fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10011
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in rose, imperf. right marginal single, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10012
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in blue, imperf. right marginal single, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10013
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in dark grey-brown, imperf. right marginal single, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10014
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in green, imperf. right marginal single, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10015
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in grey, imperf. right marginal single, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10016
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in dark blue, imperf. right marginal single, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10017
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in sepia, imperf. right marginal single, natural paper speck in margin, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10018
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in orange-brown, imperf. right marginal single, corner crease at top right otherwise fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10019
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in pale grey, imperf. right marginal single, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10020
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in light brown, imperf. right marginal single, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10021
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in golden yellow, imperf. right marginal single, small black mark at lower left otherwise fine
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10022
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 5l Die proof from the original plate on carton paper in orange-brown, imperf. right marginal single, small natural paper speck and tiny stain at top…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10023
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 Olympics 25l die proof in black on carton paper, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10024
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 Olympics 25l colour trial in olive on carton paper, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10025
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 Olympics 25l colour trial in yellow-orange on carton paper, reverse with manuscript in French roughly translated “60 lepta is not standing out enough,…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10026
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 Olympics 1D die proof in black on white paper, fine and scarce
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10027
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 Olympics 1D die proof in black with surround on thin paper, some minor wrinkling and a split along the surround at top, scarce
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10028
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1923 Reprint die proof of the 1896 Olympics 1D in dark blue-green on carton paper, fine and scarce
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10029
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1923 Reprints with the original die (with permission from the Greek government) in the form of a 2D Reply postcard in deep blue on buff card, and a 2D…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10030
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 Olympics 1l to 10D mint og set of 12, the 2l with no gum otherwise fine to very fine
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 10031
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 Olympics 1l sheetlet of 25 with margins with one stamp showing IMPERFORATE AT RIGHT variety caused by the corner being folded over before being passed…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10032
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 Olympics 2l mint nh block of four with top right stamp showing variety “missing engraver’s name at foot”, toned gum, fine
Estimate: 40 EUR
Lot 10033
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 Olympics 2D mint block of four showing PARTIALLY IMPERFORATE variety (with two stamps imperf on three sides, very fine and rare error with only two…
Estimate: 6’000 EUR
Lot 10034
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF THE GAMES (ATHENS 7): Organising Committee printed envelope sent to the Secretary of the Organising Committee with red Committee…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10035
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ALMYROS): 1896 Olympics 5D cancelled by crisp Almyros cds on the first day of issue, small gum spot on face, fine (Note…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10036
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ARTA): 1896 Olympics 40l with crisp blue Arta cds, very fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10037
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ATHENS 1): Envelope with Olympics 60l tied by Athens “1” cds on the first day of issue, cancelled by favour, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10038
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ATHENS 3): 1l sheetlet of 25 (without selvedge) cancelled to order with Athens “3” cds on the first say of issue, perf….
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10039
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ATHENS 5): 1896 Olympics 2l and 5D cancelled by Athens “5” cds on the first day of issue, 5D with a couple of light…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10040
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ATHENS 5): Envelope with Olympics 1l vertical pair tied by Athens “5” cds on the first day of issue, couple of tone spots…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10041
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ATHENS 6): 1896 Olympics 1l, 2l pair and 10D cancelled by Athens “6” cds on the first day of issue, all with original…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10042
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ATHENS 7): 1896 Olympics 1D with Athens “7” cds, very fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10043
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ATHENS 7): Postcard from Athens to Italy with two 5l tied by Athens “7” cds, central vertical fold, fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10044
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ATHENS 8): 1896 Olympics complete set of 12 with Athens “8” cds of the first day of use, 1D with repaired top right corner…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10045
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ATHENS 8): Envelope with Olympics complete set of 12 to the 10D tied by Athens “8” cds with hour slug inverted (except…
Estimate: 4’000 EUR
Lot 10046
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (MILOS): Envelope sent registered within Greece with Olympics 60l tied by Milos blue-black cds, with matching blue-black…
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Lot 10047
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (PIRAEUS): 1896 Olympics 10D cancelled by crisp Piraeus cds on the first day of issue, very fine
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10048
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (PIRAEUS): 1896 Olympics 5D cancelled by Piraeus cds on the first day of issue, minor discolouration otherwise fine
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10049
Olympics » 1896 Athens
1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (PIRAEUS): 1896 Olympics 1l and 40l with Piraeus cds, very fine
Estimate: 100 EUR