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

222 lots
Lot 30000
Saudi Arabia » Egyptian Post Offices
1837-1881 Pre-stamp covers and the Egyptian Post Office in JeddahComprehensive, valuable and extensive collection from the elusive and most sought after…
Estimate: 300’000 – 600’000 EUR
Lot 30001
Saudi Arabia » Turkish Post Offices
ONE OF THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF THE OTTOMAN POSTS IN SAUDI ARABIA1876-1914 Comprehensive, valuable and extensive collection from the many different…
Estimate: 200’000 – 400’000 EUR
Lot 30002
Saudi Arabia » “FEE PAID” Markings 1916-1917
1916 “FEE PAID” of Mecca: Censored envelope from Mecca to Testour (Tunisia), bearing large type “FEE PAID” (Uexkull Type B), used only in August and September…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30003
Saudi Arabia » “FEE PAID” Markings 1916-1917
1916 “FEE PAID” of Jeddah: Commercial envelope to Suez with a very fine strike of the second Type Fee Paid mark from Jeddah, being “FEE PAID” with ornaments…
Estimate: 700 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 30004
Saudi Arabia » “FEE PAID” Markings 1916-1917
1916 (19.11) Envelope from Mecca (19.11) to Jeddah, bearing unframed bilingual “FEE PAID” hs (Uexkull Type E), with “MEKKE” barred double circle alongside,…
Estimate: 500 – 800 EUR
Lot 30005
Saudi Arabia » “FEE PAID” Markings 1916-1917
1916-17 “FEE PAID” of Mecca: After the Ottomans had been defeated, these were used until the Hejaz postage stamps were ready and during later shortages,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’600 EUR
Lot 30006
Saudi Arabia » “FEE PAID” Markings 1916-1917
1934 “FEE PAID” of Mecca: Red octogonal handstamp with “Mecca Al Mukarramah” in Arabic below, previously known used on printed matters 1925-31 but shown…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30007
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1914 Turkey 20pa red, cancelled by top half of bilingual HASANA datestamp in violet. The sole recorded example of this cancellation, illustrated in the…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30008
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1916 (18.12) The French Military Mission in Hejaz: Envelope to Tour, France, bearing Hejaz 1/2pi and 1pi applied but not required, the cover may have been…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30009
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1916 (18.12) The French Military Mission in Hejaz: Envelope to Tour, France, bearing Hejaz 1/2pi and 1pi applied but not required, the cover may have been…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30010
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1916 (18.10) Censored envelope from Orleans, France addressed to “Missions Militaire Francaise du Hedjaz à Djedda, Arabie”, with manuscript “FM” (Forces…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30011
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1916-17 French Military Mission in Hejaz: 1916 Envelope to Tunis, censored on arrival, from Field Hospital serving Mission B (Hejaz) remained in Ismalia/Egypt,…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30012
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
French Military Mission: 1916, the earliest recorded correspondence from one of the few soldiers who went to Jeddah in October 1916. The 6 covers include…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30013
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1917-18 The H. St. John Philby correspondence: Philby was the British agent in Iraq and the Nejd during WWI who later became advisor to King Abdul Aziz….
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30014
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1916 French Military Mission: Stampless envelope to France, cancelled by circular “Mission Militaire Française en Egypte / Le Chef de Mission” on reverse…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30015
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1918 Cover from Philby to his wife in England, who noted in pencil on the front that it was sent from Laila (Layla), the principal town of the Al-Aflaj…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30016
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1916 French Military Mission: Stampless envelope to France, cancelled by circular violet “Marine Française Service a la Mer” with Paris receiving cds (21.12)…
Estimate: 1’400 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30017
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1916 (20.11) The French Military Mission in Hejaz (Mission B): Lettercard from a Mission member in transit in Suez (20.11) to Tunis in Tunisia, with superb…
Estimate: 500 – 1’000 EUR
Lot 30018
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1917 Incoming mail to H. St. J. Philby. Philby, already based in Iraq, was sent as the British representative to the Ruler of Nejd Sultan Abdul Aziz, leaving…
Estimate: 500 – 1’000 EUR
Lot 30019
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1916 (5.11) Envelope from the French Military Mission in Hejaz to France sent via the British APO SZ 15 in Suez (5.11) and the French P.O. in Port Said…
Estimate: 400 – 600 EUR
Lot 30020
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1917 French Military Mission in Hejaz: The only two known Military Postcards, sent by a member of the “Mission B” in Djeddah, with one bearing the only…
Estimate: 4’000 – 7’000 EUR
Lot 30021
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1917 The French Military Mission in Hejaz: Envelope from “Dr. Delmas… médecin chef du service medical de la mission militaire française au Hedjaz, secteur…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’600 EUR
Lot 30022
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1917 French Military Mission: Stampless envelope to France, cancelled by circular “Mission Militaire Francaise au Hedjaz / Le Chef de Mission” in violet…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30023
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1917 French Military Mission: Stampless envelope from Jeddah to France, cancelled in transit by “Tresor et Postes / 601″ datestamp” 16th April 17″ with…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30024
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1917-18 The French Military Mission in Yambo: Non-Philatelic mail from this small detachment sent to assist Prince Abdullah (later King of Jordan), is…
Estimate: 2’600 – 4’000 EUR
Lot 30025
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1918 OFS (One Field Service) cover sent by H. St. John Philby from Riyadh (1.8) via “KOWEIT” (21.8) – the scarce early cds spelt with “O” – to his wife…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’600 EUR
Lot 30026
Saudi Arabia » French Military Post Office
1928-46 The Philby correspondence: H. St. John Philby (father of the spy Kim Philby) was the British Government representative in the Nejd during WWI,…
Estimate: 150 – 240 EUR
Lot 30027
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz
The King of Hedjaz and Arab Independence: Booklet showing a facsimile of the Proclamation of June 27, 1916. Together with the proclamation issued at Baghdad…
Estimate: 260 – 400 EUR
Lot 30028
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1918-21 Cover to Egypt, franked 1916 1/4 Pia. block of 4, playing the 1 Pia. rate on censored cover to Suez (arr. 26.5.18) from Jeddah, and 1921 cover…
Estimate: 260 – 400 EUR
Lot 30029
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1916 Hejaz First Issue 1 Pia. pair on registered cover from Jeddah (15.12) via Port Taufig (26.12) and Port Said (27.12) to Tours / France (5.1), sent…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 30030
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1916 Roulette 20: 1/8 Pia. (2), 1/4 Pia., 1/2 Pia., and 1 Pia., on pair of registered covers from Jeddah to Egypt (2 Pia. rates) with censor marks in black…
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 30031
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1916-17 1/2pi red and 1pi tied DJEDDA barred double-circle, plus similar franked tied by YAMBO ds, plus part cover with unframed ovpts and Arms 2pi orange…
Estimate: 200 – 360 EUR
Lot 30032
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1917 1/8 Pia. yellow, strip of three affixed to fragment of archive sheet and cancelled “SPECIMEN / COLLECTION / MAURITANIE”, a unique item from the Mauritania…
Estimate: 250 – 400 EUR
Lot 30033
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1917 Rouletted 1pi. blue, vertical pair tied on large registered from Emir Hussein, later King of Hejaz, to the Khedevie of Egypt, a very rare and early…
Estimate: 2’500 – 4’000 EUR
Lot 30034
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1917 Rouletted 1/2 Pia. red, pair tied on reverse of cover, from Jeddah (3.9) via Port Taufiq (5.9) to Eritrea, censored and re-sealed in Egypt with “PASSED…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 30035
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1917 Rouletted 1/2 Pia. red, vertical pair on cover from Mecca via Jeddah (19.4) and Port Taufiq (27.4) to Cairo (28.4) with manuscript notations, “PASSED…
Estimate: 500 – 800 EUR
Lot 30036
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1917 Rouletted: 1/4 Pia. green in block of four, applied on reverse and tied by DJEDDA barred double circle, making the 1 Pia. rate on a censored cover…
Estimate: 260 – 400 EUR
Lot 30037
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1917 Roulette 13: 1/8 Pia. yellow, in block of four with 1 Pia. blue, all on 1921 commercial cover from Jeddah to Egypt, plus similar franking 1/8 Pia….
Estimate: 260 – 400 EUR
Lot 30038
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1917 Roulette 13: 1/2 Pia. (3) on cover from Yambo to Suez, plus 1 Pia. on picture postcard from Jeddah via Port Taufig to Holland, a scarce destination,…
Estimate: 150 – 260 EUR
Lot 30039
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1917 Roulette 13: 1/2 Pia. and 1 Pia. on a pair of covers from Jeddah to Egypt, both paying the 1 1/2 Pia. rate, fine
Estimate: 150 – 260 EUR
Lot 30040
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1917 Roulette 13: 1/8 Pia. yellow, in block of four with 1 Pia. blue, all on 1921 commercial cover from Jeddah to Egypt, a rare franking paying the1 1/2…
Estimate: 150 – 260 EUR
Lot 30041
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1917-18 Postage Dues: 1917 Cover from Egypt franked with 1m & 2m pair tied by DUMIAT-TANTA T.P.O. cds, partly overlapped by OPENED BY CENSOR blue Egyptian…
Estimate: 3’600 – 7’000 EUR
Lot 30042
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1918 Double Concessionary Rate: Double weight cover from Mecca to Jeddah (arr. 1.12), carried at the domestic concessionary double rate (32 Paras instead…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’600 EUR
Lot 30043
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1918 Domestic Rates: Cover from Mecca to Jeddah (arr. cds. on reverse) franked with 1 Pa. pair + 1916, 1/4 Pia. Roul 20, paying the unrecorded 12 Paras…
Estimate: 600 – 1’000 EUR
Lot 30044
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1918 “AR” (Advice of Receipt) cover to Malaya, franked 1 Pi. blue (3) on cover from Mecca via Jeddah (11.1) and Port Said (16.1) and Singapore (26.2),…
Estimate: 600 – 1’000 EUR
Lot 30045
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1919 Registered censored cover from Mecca, franked 1917 2pi claret, to Agrah, India (arr. 4.2.19) with violet “PASSED BY CENSOR/BOMBAY/17” and large “OPENED…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30046
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1916-1917 First Design
1919 Large MEDINA negative seal: A superb strike of this very rare provisional cancellation, tying 1917 1/2pi (2, one with scuffs) on small fragment, this…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’600 EUR
Lot 30047
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1921-1922 Unframed & Framed Overprints
1921 Unframed overprint 1/2 Pia. and 1 Pia. (opt. red brown) on cover from Jeddah (1.1.22), sent 10 days after the date of issue, and same franking (1…
Estimate: 350 – 600 EUR
Lot 30048
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1921-1922 Unframed & Framed Overprints
1921-22 Unframed and Framed Overprints: 1922 framed overprint 1/4 Pia. (2) + 1 Pia. on cover from Jeddah to Cairo (1 1/2 Pia. rate), this issue is rarely…
Estimate: 600 – 1’000 EUR
Lot 30049
Saudi Arabia » Hejaz » 1921-1922 Unframed & Framed Overprints
1922 Framed “Hashemite Kingdom” overprint on postage due 1 Pia, used as a postage stamp on cover from Yambo to Cairo, an important postal history items…
Estimate: 600 – 1’000 EUR