April 2015 Specialised Auction – Switzerland & Egypt – 22/4/2015 – 23/4/2015

Lot 20000
Egypt » Early Letters
1836-55, Group of three entires: 1836 (Feb 22) from Alexandria to Trieste from the Ralli correspondence, with ms « 1×3 » and « Con Capt Papariano Greco DCS »,…
Estimation: 200 CHF
Lot 20001
Egypt » Early Letters
1837 (May 1) Entire from London to Calcutta with crisp « CARE OF Mr. WAGHORN / ALEXANDRIA » type 4b cachet, reverse with London despatch, boxed Steam Postage…
Estimation: 4’000 CHF
Lot 20002
Egypt » Early Letters
1839 (May 10) Entire from Boston USA to Calcutta, India, endorsed ‘Overland’ at the lower left with fine impression of the rare hand stamp ‘CARE OF MESSRS…
Estimation: 10’000 CHF
Lot 20003
Egypt » Early Letters
1873 (Jul 5) Incoming entire from Italy to Cairo with « 4 1/2 » due hs and Napoli despatch on obverse, with Brindisi, Alexandria and Cairo bs, very fine,…
Estimation: 1’000 CHF
Lot 20004
Egypt » Early Letters
1882 ARABI REBELLION: 1882 Concessionary rate envelope from Port Said to England with GB 1881 1d lilac die II tied on arrival by Plymouth / Ship Letter…
Estimation: 300 CHF
Lot 20005
Egypt » Early Letters
1882 ARABI REBELLION: 1882 (Aug 27) Envelope sent unfranked with ms « Active Service in Egypt / No stamps available », with Ismailiah despatch cds, « 2 1/2″…
Estimation: 300 CHF
Lot 20006
Egypt » Early Letters
1884-85 NILE EXPEDITION: 1885 (Feb 16) 20pa postal stationery card from Korti to Italy with message mentioning the death of General Gordon: « Still stopping…
Estimation: 500 CHF
Lot 20007
Egypt » Early Letters
1885 SOUAKIN EXPEDITION: 1885 (Sep 25) 9p « Soldiers’ and Seamens’ Envelope » from a Ressaider in the Indian Contingent, cancelled by Field P.O. cds and…
Estimation: 200 CHF
Lot 20008
Egypt » Early Letters
1897-98 NILE EXPEDITION: 1898 Envelope endorsed « Nile Expedition / Soudan » with rare « Wet through collision on the Nile » hs on reverse, with Halfa 27.4.98…
Estimation: 600 CHF
Lot 20009
Egypt » Posta Europea
1853-60, Group of five covers with Posta Europea Alexandria (type II) ds, of which four are sent from the Sardinian Consul in Alexandria to the Delegate…
Estimation: 100 CHF
Lot 20010
Egypt » Interpostal Seals
Gedda type II die A in black, unused with faults; and type Vb in scarlet-vermilion, mint og, fine
Estimation: 50 CHF
Lot 20011
Egypt » Austrian Post Offices
1871 10so blue 1867 issue tied to small (remainder) fragment by the RARE thimble postmark of (POR)T SAID 12.6.74, fine and extremely scarce postmark
Estimation: 1’000 CHF
Lot 20012
Egypt » British Post Offices
1851 (Jan 5) Entire from Alexandria to England with « PAID / AT / ALEXANDRIA » crowned circle hs, rated 1/6, Malta disinfection cachet, discoloured with…
Estimation: 200 CHF
Lot 20013
Egypt » British Post Offices
1861 (Apr 9) Envelope to the USA with « PAID / AT / CAIRO » crown circle hs, with despatch, London and Boston cds adjacent, backflap faults, fine and scarce…
Estimation: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20014
Egypt » British Post Offices
1862 (Mar 17) Envelope from Cairo to England with GB 1862 9d bistre wing marginal tied by « B01 » numeral with despatch cds adjacent, London and Oxford arrivals,…
Estimation: 800 CHF
Lot 20015
Egypt » British Post Offices
1862 (Nov 18) Envelope from Alexandria to India with 1862 9d bistre and 3d wing marginals tied by « B01 » numerals, with Alexandria, Madras and Rajahmundry…
Estimation: 900 CHF
Lot 20016
Egypt » British Post Offices
1864 (Jul 27) Printed Telegram envelope from Suez to Bombay with GB 1862-64 1s green tied by « B02 » numeral, with British Suez cds below, Bombay bs, cover…
Estimation: 800 CHF
Lot 20017
Egypt » British Post Offices
1866 (Oct 5) Wrapper sent registered from Alexandria to Malta with 1d red pl.96, 1865-67 4d pl.6 and 6d pl.6 all tied by « B01 » numerals with despatch cds…
Estimation: 500 CHF
Lot 20018
Egypt » British Post Offices
1868 (Mar 6) Entire from Alexandria to Malta with GB 1867-70 6d violet tied by « B01 » numeral with despatch cds adjacent and « POSTED AFTER / DEPARTURE OF…
Estimation: 500 CHF
Lot 20019
Egypt » British Post Offices
1869 (Nov 13) Incoming envelope from Ireland to Alexandria with GB 1867-70 6d (faulty) tied by Belfast duplex with rare « UNCLAIMED » boxed hs struck at…
Estimation: 200 CHF
Lot 20020
Egypt » British Post Offices
1870 (Jan 8) Entire from Alexandria to England with GB 1867-70 6d violet tied by « B01 » numeral with despatch and arrival cds adjacent and « POSTED AFTER…
Estimation: 700 CHF
Lot 20021
Egypt » French Post Offices
1868 (Apr 7) Envelope from Zagasik to France with 1867-69 1pi in combination with France 1862 40c orange tied by Zagasik cds and « 5080 » Alexandria dotted…
Estimation: 500 CHF
Lot 20022
Egypt » French Post Offices
1876 July 11 Envelope from Cairo to Milan, franked with Egypt 1pi and 2pi, tied by Cairo circular date stamps, Alexandria transit 17 July, additionally…
Estimation: 700 CHF
Lot 20023
Egypt » Italian Post Offices
1863 (Oct 4) Envelope from Cairo to Italy with POSTA EUROPEA cds along with Sardinia 1855-63 10c pair (good to huge margins) and 40c (close to large margins)…
Estimation: 6’000 CHF
Lot 20024
Egypt » Italian Post Offices
1865 (Nov 14) Wrapper from Alexandria to Switzerland with Italian 1863-77 10c & 60c cancelled by « PIROSCAFI / POSTALI / ITALIANI » box hs, with Italian…
Estimation: 500 CHF
Lot 20025
Egypt » Italian Post Offices
1874 (Feb 23) Entire to Italy with 1861-78 40c (corner perf. fault) tied by « 234 » numeral, with despatch cds adjacent, Brindisi and arrival bs, fine
Estimation: 80 CHF
Lot 20026
Egypt » Russian Post Offices
1874 (Mar 15) Envelope from the Russian Office in Alexandria to Tripoli with Russian Levant 1872 10k and two 1k tied by blue dotted « 785 » numerals, despatch…
Estimation: 8’000 CHF
Lot 20027
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1865 Prevost Essay, 10pa vignette and overprint printed separately on piece, very fine
Estimation: 300 CHF
Lot 20028
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1865 Prevost Essay, 10 paras vignette and overprint printed separately, on pink envelope, diagonal bend, fine
Estimation: 600 CHF
Lot 20029
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1866 Essay of Riester, four essays in green, red, brown and blue showing ornamentation at top, fine to very fine
Estimation: 300 CHF
Lot 20030
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of Penasson, 1pi dark brown Lion essay in imperforate block of 4, original gum, small corner crease otherwise fine, unique in this colour,…
Estimation: 2’000 CHF
Lot 20031
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of Penasson, 1pi grey Sphinx essay in imperforate block of 4, original gum, surface marks on one stamp and faint tone spots, unique in this…
Estimation: 2’000 CHF
Lot 20032
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Handpainted essay in blue with a Sphinx and Pyramid design (similar to Nile Post E28), of unknown origin but purchased by the vendor from the Byam…
Estimation: 2’000 CHF
Lot 20033
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of V. Penasson, 10pa blue in miniature sheet with 4 different designs, some light creases, fine
Estimation: 1’400 CHF
Lot 20034
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of V. Penasson, imperforate sheetlet of four showing essays of four different designs (in different arrangement to the next lot), creases and…
Estimation: 1’400 CHF
Lot 20035
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of V. Penasson, imperforate sheetlet of four showing essays of four different designs (in different arrangement to the previous lot), creases…
Estimation: 1’400 CHF
Lot 20036
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essays of V. Penasson imperforate sheetlet with se-tenant three blocks of 4 in yellow-gold, each block showing 10 pa, 1 pi and two 2 pi essays, formerly…
Estimation: 4’600 CHF
Lot 20037
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., 20pa orange postal stationery envelope, fine
Estimation: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20038
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., mounted on sunken card, very fine
Estimation: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20039
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., 1pi red postal stationery envelope, very fine
Estimation: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20040
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., 2pi green, mounted on sunken card, very fine
Estimation: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20041
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., 2pi essay in brown-orange with imprint at foot, small thin, rare with imprint
Estimation: 400 CHF
Lot 20042
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of the National Bank Note Co., 2pi orange postal stationery envelope, fine
Estimation: 1’200 CHF
Lot 20043
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1870 Essay of Riester, 20pa and red overprint in block of 4 showing two designs, design A and B, fine, see description Nile Post page 7
Estimation: 750 CHF
Lot 20044
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1871 Essays of V. Penasson, 1pi blue on stout white paper, fine
Estimation: 100 CHF
Lot 20045
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1871 Essays of V. Penasson, 1pi red vignette on small tinted paper envelope, very fine and scarce
Estimation: 150 CHF
Lot 20046
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1871 Essays of V. Penasson, 1pi red vignette on small tinted paper envelope, some wrinkling, fine
Estimation: 100 CHF
Lot 20047
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1871 Essay of Charles Skipper and East, 2pi imperf. die proof in black affixed to Christmas card sent by Dr Byam, fine
Estimation: 600 CHF
Lot 20048
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1900ca. Essay depicting Sphinx in re-brown with black ornate surround on pinkish gummed wove paper, of unknown origin but purchased by the vendor from…
Estimation: 500 CHF
Lot 20049
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 15m red, small format, left sheet marginal block of four, on gummed wmkd (pointing right) paper, very fine
Estimation: 500 CHF