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

20 lots
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