Lot 63441
Persia » Collections, Lots etc.
Price realised
28’000 EUR
12’000 – 20’000 EUR
Auction date
Sat 19 Jun 2021 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1870-79, Extensive and valuable specialised collection neatly mounted and presented on 47 album pages, including the 1867 Barre essays in red (40), green (36), violet (39) and blue (29, showing part or complete unused reconstruction of the with every plating position being distinct, including the five different clichés, with singles, pairs and blocks, gutter margin included some with centre of the sheet tête-bêche blocks, others essays include Reister unadopted essay being Medium format Lion label in red and slate blue imperforate corner marginal singles, also Reister unadopted essays small format Lion label imperforate unused singles in orange (2) and brown, the rest of the collection showing a good deal of completion with some duplication, shades and the usual array of types, including complete sheets in either strips of four or block of four, plus some with varieties printed both sides, and finally an extensive and interesting range of forgeries for comparison, an wonderful collection that has been amassed over a life-time of collecting, an excellent basis for study and expansion (100s)