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Ottoman Empire / Turkey

Lot 10100
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Wide Spaced, Thin Paper
5pi black on rose, Type study with mint & used including some postage dues, all neatly mounted & written up on album pages, with a total of 67 singles,…
Estimation: 800 EUR
Lot 10101
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Wide Spaced, Thin Paper
5pi black on rose, varieties & errors, all neatly mounted & written up on album pages, with a total of 14 mint & used singles and 11 mint tête-bêche pairs Provenance:…
Estimation: 1’800 EUR
Lot 10102
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Wide Spaced, Thin Paper
5pi black on rose, mint « re-construction of Block reports – normal », a total of 16 mint & used singles, one used strip of 3, three pairs with two used…
Estimation: 900 EUR
Lot 10103
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
20pa black on red-brown, brick & brown, attractive & valuable assembly of fifteen mint & unused singles in three different distinct shades, including the…
Estimation: 800 EUR
Lot 10104
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
THE LARGEST RECORDED UNUSED MULTIPLE TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF TWELVE 20pa black on brick red, postage due, control bands foot to foot, mint TÊTE-BÊCHE…
Estimation: 20’000 EUR
Lot 10105
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
THE LARGEST RECORDED UNUSED MULTIPLE TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF TWELVE 20pa black on brick red, postage due, without control bands tête-bêche head to head,…
Estimation: 15’000 EUR
Lot 10106
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF FOUR 20pa black on brown, postage due, control bands head to head, mint TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF FOUR, showing two tête-bêche pairs,…
Estimation: 4’000 EUR
Lot 10107
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF FOUR 20pa black on brick red, postage due, without control bands, unused left sheet marginal TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF FOUR (Types III-II/IX-VIII)…
Estimation: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10108
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF FOUR 20pa black on brick red, postage due, without a control band, unused TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF FOUR (Types III-II/IV-V) without gum,…
Estimation: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10109
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
20pa black on light brown, neatly tied by strike of the blue battal cancel, on small neat 1864 entire to Halep, Syria, usual cover creases, very fine and…
Estimation: 600 EUR
Lot 10110
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
20pa black on red-brown, brick-red & brown, mint Type study with some varieties, all neatly mounted & written up on album pages, with a total of 14 singles,…
Estimation: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10111
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
1pi black on red-brown, brick, rust brown & brown, attractive & valuable assembly of twenty mint & unused singles in four different distinct shades, including…
Estimation: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10112
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
THE LARGEST KNOWN UNUSED MULTIPLE TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF THIRTY 1pi black on brown, without control band, mint TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF THIRTY, showing fifteen…
Estimation: 50’000 EUR
Lot 10113
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF FOUR 1pi black on brown, control bands head to head, unused TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF FOUR, showing four tête-bêche pairs, a fine & scarce…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10114
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
1pi black on red-brown, postage due, with blue control bands at foot, in combination with 20pa of the same shade, neatly tied on 1864 folded entire from…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10115
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
1pi black on red-brown, brick-red & brown, mint, Type study, all neatly mounted & written up on album pages, mixed lot comprising 14 singles mostly mint,…
Estimation: 800 EUR
Lot 10116
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
2pi black on red-brown, brick, rust brown & brown, attractive & valuable assembly of twenty mint & unused singles in four different distinct shades, including…
Estimation: 3’000 EUR
Lot 10117
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
2pi black on red-brown, with control bands in blue foot to foot, mint tête-bêche pair, fresh, very fine & rare (Isfila Specialised No. 9 TB01)
Estimation: 2’400 EUR
Lot 10118
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
2pi black on red-brown, with a central blue control band, used tête-bêche (foot-to-foot) BLOCK OF FOUR (Types I-II/VII-VIII), on small fragment showing…
Estimation: 7’500 EUR
Lot 10119
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
2pi black on brown, with control bands in blue foot to foot, used tête-bêche vertical strip of three foot to foot, somewhat smudged cancels, very fine…
Estimation: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10120
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
UNIQUE USAGE OF THE TOWN CANCEL 2pi black on red-brown, with control band in blue at bottom, tied by blue dotted town cancel of Edirne (Brandt Type…
Estimation: 5’000 EUR
Lot 10121
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
2pi black on brown & 1pi black on red-brown, with control bands in blue at bottom, all tied by blue « battal » on folded entire from Pazarcik in Bulgaria…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10122
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
2pi black on red-brown & 1pi black on brick-red, with control bands in blue at bottom, both tied by black « battal » on 1863 folded entire from Kazgan to…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10123
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
5pi black on red-brown, brick, rust brown & brown, attractive & valuable assembly of twenty mint & unused singles in four different distinct shades, including…
Estimation: 4’000 EUR
Lot 10124
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
5pi black on brown, with control bands in blue foot to foot, unused tête-bêche BLOCK OF FOUR (Types XII-XI/VI-V), very fine & an extremely rare unused…
Estimation: 18’000 EUR
Lot 10125
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
5pi black on red-brown, with control bands in red head to head, unused tête-bêche BLOCK OF EIGHT (Types IX-XII/III-VI) showing the unissued RED BAND, very…
Estimation: 10’000 EUR
Lot 10126
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
5pi black on red-brown, two singles & Second Issue Postage 20pa, with control bands in blue or red at bottom, both tied by black « battal » on envelope to…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10127
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
5pi black on red-brown, with blue control band at bottom, tied by neat blue « battal » on envelope to Constantinople, cover crease, a very fine cover
Estimation: 1’100 EUR
Lot 10128
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
5pi black on brown, 2pi red-brown & 20pa red-brown, all with control band in blue at bottom, cancelled by blue « battal » on envelope to Deraliye, cover…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10129
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
THE DE BEER STRIP 5pi black on brown, with blue control band at bottom, COMPLETE STRIP OF TEN, plus additional single, strip of three & strip of four,…
Estimation: 30’000 EUR
Lot 10130
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
5pi black on brick red, used horizontal STRIP OF SIX neatly tied on fragment by dot & line cancel, very fine & an extremely rare used multiple (Isfila…
Estimation: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10131
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
5pi black on red brown, unused with blue control band at bottom, showing DOUBLE FRAME variety (Type XII), unusual & rare (Isphila Specialised No. 10 BE112)
Estimation: 800 EUR
Lot 10132
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 2nd Printing: Tax, Thin Paper
5pi black on red-brown, brick-red & brown, mint, Type study, all neatly mounted & written up on album pages, mixed lot comprising 19 singles mostly mint,…
Estimation: 700 EUR
Lot 10133
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
20pa black on yellow, shades showing light to dark & reverse on white or yellow paper, attractive & valuable assembly of eighteen mint & unused singles…
Estimation: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10134
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
20pa black on yellow, with control bands in red head to head, mint tête-bêche BLOCK OF FOUR (Types H-G/A-B), very fine & rare unused multiple (Isphila…
Estimation: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10135
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
LARGEST KNOWN USED MULTIPLE 20pa black on yellow, with control bands in red head to head, used tête-bêche BLOCK OF EIGHT, neatly cancelled by Filibe…
Estimation: 20’000 EUR
Lot 10136
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
20pa black on yellow, used horizontal STRIP OF FIVE with control band in red at bottom, head to head, neatly cancelled by dot & line in black, very fine…
Estimation: 750 EUR
Lot 10137
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
20pa black on yellow, used horizontal STRIP OF FOUR with control band in red at bottom, neatly cancelled by clear blue « battal », one with corner crease,…
Estimation: 300 EUR
Lot 10138
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
LARGEST MULTIPLE USED ON COVER 20pa black on yellow, horizontal STRIP OF SIX, neatly cancelled or tied by dot & line cancel in black & indistinct blue…
Estimation: 10’000 EUR
Lot 10139
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
20pa black on yellow, six singles, all neatly tied by clear « battal » in black, on neat 1864 folded entire to Karahisar, very fine & an extremely rare usage,…
Estimation: 4’000 EUR
Lot 10140
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
20pa black on yellow, pair & single, all tied by blue BEYRUT dotted cancel (Brandt Type II B-2), on folded envelope to Damascus, very fine & a rare usage Expertise:…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10141
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
20pa black on yellow, right marginal pair, neatly cancelled by superb dotted cancel of CUMAI-ATIK in blue (Brandt Type II B-2), on neat 1864 folded entire…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10142
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
20pa black on yellow, bottom right corner marginal, used in combination with Second Issue 5pi rose, two singles, all tied by indistinct blue FILIBE dotted…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10143
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
20pa black on yellow, mint & used Type study, all neatly mounted & written up on album pages, mixed lot comprising 51 singles showing all 12 types, two…
Estimation: 700 EUR
Lot 10144
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
20pa black on yellow, mint & used « Block Report » & positional study all neatly mounted & written on album pages, mixed lot comprising seven marginal singles,…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10145
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
20pa black on yellow, errors and varieties, all neatly mounted & written up on album pages, mixed lot comprising medium paper, double printing, no control…
Estimation: 400 EUR
Lot 10146
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
1pi black on grey, grey brown, grey lilac & grey green shades showing light to dark for each shade, attractive & valuable assembly of twenty & unused singles…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10147
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
THE LARGEST KNOWN MINT MULTIPLE 1pi black on pale grey, with control bands in red head to head, mint right sheet marginal tête-bêche BLOCK OF SIX, very…
Estimation: 20’000 EUR
Lot 10148
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
MARGINAL TÊTE-BÊCHE BLOCK OF FOUR 1pi black on pale grey, with control bands in red head to head, mint right sheet marginal tête-bêche BLOCK OF FOUR,…
Estimation: 4’000 EUR
Lot 10149
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
1pi black on pale grey, with control bands in red head to head, mint tête-bêche BLOCK OF FOUR, fresh, very fine & very rare
Estimation: 3’000 EUR
Lot 10150
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
1pi black on grey, with control bands in red head to head, used tête-bêche BLOCK OF FOUR, cancelled with clear « battal », top right corner crease, still…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10151
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
1pi black on grey-green, with control bands in red head to head, used tête-bêche pair, cancelled with clear « battal » in blue, some thins & crease, still…
Estimation: 600 EUR
Lot 10152
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
1pi black on grey-lilac, used horizontal strip of four, cancelled by line & dot in black, very fine
Estimation: 500 EUR
Lot 10153
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
1pi black on grey-green, used horizontal strip of three, cancelled by superb « battal » in black, very fine
Estimation: 240 EUR
Lot 10154
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
1pi black on grey-lilac, used horizontal strip of three, cancelled by line & dot in black, very fine
Estimation: 240 EUR
Lot 10155
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
TÊTE-BÊCHE PAIR ON COVER 1pi black on grey-green, with control bands in red head to head, tête-bêche pair, neatly tied on folded cover to Unye by clear…
Estimation: 6’000 EUR
Lot 10156
Turkey
1pi black on grey-green, on 1864 folded cover from Sarajevo to Vienna, via Brood & Sissek, in combination with Austria 15k and both tied by BROOD/IN/SLAVONIEN/6.AUG…
Estimation: 20’000 EUR
Lot 10157
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
THE KUYAS COVER 1pi black on pale grey, used in combination with First Issue 2pi dark blue, Second Issue 5pi rose pair & Second Issue 5pi postage due,…
Estimation: 15’000 EUR
Lot 10158
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 3rd Printing: Thick Paper
1pi black on pale grey, top sheet marginal pair with control bands in red at bottom & 20pa single, all neatly tied on envelope to Constantinople by clear…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10159
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 Forgeries
The Brandt Forgeries Reference Collection – A comprehensive study knowledgeably written up in French on twenty-one pages, showing over 200 Tughra stamps,…
Estimation: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10160
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 Forgeries
Small Forgery Group – A specialised group comprising 20pa black on yellow, thick paper, blocks of 4 & 6, 1pi forgery of the essay without control band,…
Estimation: 300 EUR