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

Lot 54
Schweiz » Kantonalmarken » Basel
Basler Taube (Erste nicht vorausgabte Auflage) mit starkem Relief der Taube, ringsum weissrandig, ohne Gummi, oben leicht dünn, Attest v.d.Weid
Estimation: 3’000 CHF
Lot 1168
Schweiz » Ganzsachen » Entwürfe & Probedrucke
1866-67 Ganzsachen Briefumschlag, Doppelkarte mit Durchlochung in Form eines Ovals aus 20 Löchern und eines Schweizer Kreuzes aus 24 Perforationslöchern…
Estimation: 1’000 CHF
Lot 1171
Schweiz » Ganzsachen » Entwürfe & Probedrucke
1866-67 Ganzsachen Briefumschlag, Vorprobe für Wertstempel-Eindruck, 10C blau, handgemalter Entwurf von Alexander Hutter in roter Farbe auf weissem Karton…
Estimation: 4’000 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
Lot 20050
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 15m blue, small format, horizontal pair, on gummed wmkd (pointing right) paper, very fine
Estimation: 200 CHF
Lot 20051
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 15m bright blue, small format, left sheet marginal block of four, on ungummed unwmkd card, very fine
Estimation: 400 CHF
Lot 20052
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 15m blue, small format, right sheet marginal horizontal pair, on ungummed unwmkd paper, very fine
Estimation: 200 CHF
Lot 20053
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 15m grey-black, large format, left sheet marginal block of four, on gummed wmkd (pointing left) paper, very fine
Estimation: 600 CHF
Lot 20054
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 15m grey-black, large format, left sheet marginal block of four, on gummed wmkd paper, very fine
Estimation: 600 CHF
Lot 20055
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 5m brown, 10m red, 15m blue all perf.13 1/4 x 14 wmk Crescewnt & Star and 50m grey perf.14 unwatermarked, the 5m & 10m…
Estimation: 150 CHF
Lot 20056
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 5m green on sheetlet, 76x94mm, very fine
Estimation: 280 CHF
Lot 20058
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 5m red die proof, stamp size affixed on card, very fine
Estimation: 300 CHF
Lot 20059
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 5m red-brown in imperforate block of 8, rarely seen in such a multiple, some gum bends
Estimation: 700 CHF
Lot 20060
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 5m red-brown imperf. block of four, original gum, couple of faint tone spots, fine
Estimation: 200 CHF
Lot 20061
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 5m red brown affixed on card, very fine
Estimation: 50 CHF
Lot 20062
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 15m blue imperf. block of four on gummed watermarked paper, light handling creases, fine
Estimation: 200 CHF
Lot 20063
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 20m green imperf. on thick unwatermarked paper in block of 4, fine
Estimation: 200 CHF
Lot 20064
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 50m grey-green block of 4 on a miniature sheet, only one or two of these miniature sheets have been issued per colour trial,…
Estimation: 900 CHF
Lot 20065
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 50m rose-red sheetlet of four, very fine & scarce
Estimation: 900 CHF
Lot 20066
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, 50m grey imperforate right marginal block of 6, vertical crease affecting left two stamps, rarely seen in such a block,…
Estimation: 800 CHF
Lot 20067
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, £E1 green in block of 4 on a miniature sheet, very fine and rare as only one or two have been issued per colour trial
Estimation: 5’000 CHF
Lot 20068
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1922 Essays of Harrison & Sons, £E1 essay with yellow-brown frame and brown centre, very fine and unique in this colour combination
Estimation: 4’000 CHF
Lot 20069
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1925 Essay for the Geographical Congress, 15m photographic essay in blue, imperforate and unwatermarked, on paper 55×86 mm, manuscript “F”, design similar…
Estimation: 2’600 CHF
Lot 20070
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1926 Essay of De La Rue for King Fouad, 1m die proof in dark blue, overprinted “SPECIMEN” and affixed to small piece of card, rare
Estimation: 2’600 CHF
Lot 20071
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1932 5m Essay for the International Railway Congress, a large sketch on beige card, 242x185mm approx., part of an assembly of proposed design for the upcoming…
Estimation: 1’500 CHF
Lot 20073
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1947 Essay for the Survey Department for the Evacuation of the Nile Delta by the British Forces, 5m hand-painted essay depicting the Egyptian flag and…
Estimation: 3’000 CHF
Lot 20161
Egypt » 1922-1936 King Fouad I Definitives
Group of essays and proofs incl. 1m brown (D91ct b), 10m brown (D96ct b), 15m brown (D97ct a), 15m blue (E232 and E233), 20m green (E235), 50m blue-green…
Estimation: 300 CHF
Lot 20163
Egypt » 1922-1936 King Fouad I Definitives
1923-24 First Portrait issue, 11 different proofs and 1 essay, in pairs, all on unwatermarked and ungummed paper, 1m orange, 1m dark-brown, 2m red-brown,…
Estimation: 1’500 CHF