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

272 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 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 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 10092
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 1l Die proof from the original die on card in black, some foxing otherwise fine
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10093
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Olympics 1l imperf. proof in green in left marginal block of four on wove, watermarked paper, diagonal wrinkle otherwise fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10094
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Olympics 2l imperf. proof in brown in gutter marginal block of eight on wove paper, printed in two passes in black and red showing slight misalignment…
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 10095
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Olympics 2l imperf. proof in brown on wove paper, printed in two passes in black and red showing clear misalignment of the two, plus the same proof…
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 10097
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Olympics 3l violet imperf. proof on carton paper in sheetlet of nine, printed later as a sample of Perkins Bacon’s work, with hs H2007, a few tone…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10098
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 5l Die proof from the original die on card in light brown, fine
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10099
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Olympics 10l brown, imperf. proof on carton paper in sheetlet of nine, printed later as a sample of Perkins Bacon’s work, with hs H2008, a few toned…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10100
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Olympics 10l imperf. proof in black in left marginal block of four on wove paper, light crease in margin, fine
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 10101
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Olympics 20l imperf. proof pair in blue on wove, watermarked paper, vert. crease in between the stamps, very fine
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 10102
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Olympics 25l brown imperf. proof on carton paper in sheetlet of six, printed later as a sample of Perkins Bacon’s work, with hs H2011, a few tone…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10105
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Olympics 50l green imperf. proof on carton paper in sheetlet of six, printed later as a sample of Perkins Bacon’s work, with hs H2012, a few tone…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10106
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 1D proof in black on thin watermarked paper in block of four with surround around stamps, faint horizontal crease, fine appearance and rare
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10107
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 2D Die proof from the original die on card in dark blue, fine
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10108
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 2D Colour trial from the original die on card in dark green, very fine
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10109
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 5D Die proof from the original die on laid carton paper in black, printed on both sides with one side showing double impression (one inverted), very…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10110
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 5D Die proof from the original die on card in black, very fine
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10111
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 2D Die proof from the original die on card in carmine, slightly poor impression, thin at left
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 10112
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Olympics 5D rose imperf. proof on carton paper in sheetlet of six, printed later as a sample of Perkins Bacon’s work, with hs H2014, a few tone spots,…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10113
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 5D Die proof from the original die on card in carmine, very fine
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10114
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 5D Colour trial from the original die on card in brown-orange, a few minor surface abrasions (a tiny one on the die itself)
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 10116
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1907 New Year’s card from the Director General of the Greek Postal Administration with reprints of the 1906 Olympics set, printed by Segg & Co., small…
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 10118
Olympics » 1906 Athens
1906 Athens collection of imperforate stamps and imperf. proofs, incl. 3l single, pair and block of 4, 5l pair, vert. pair, block of 4, block of 6, block…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Lot 10162
Olympics » 1908 London
1908 London and Franco-British Exhibition collection written up in two albums with picture postcards and special cancels throughout, incl. Exhibition…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 10166
Olympics » 1912 Stockholm
Jean Bouin (5’000m silver medal winner) collection written up on 3 album pages with two pages focussed on the France 1960 issue incl. sunken die proof…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 10251
Olympics » 1920 Antwerp
1920 Olympic set of three 1929 reprints of the criss-crossed dies in black on white paper (Minister sheets), with “2” at the top left corner of each and…
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Lot 10252
Olympics » 1920 Antwerp
1920 Olympic 15c+5c die proof in dark sepia on a small sheet of glazed paper pasted onto cardboard, with inscription “C1343 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY”…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR