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81 lots

Lot 40000

Rarities of the World
First Republic Issue Showpiece 1862 5c Rose in strip of seven neatly tied by dotted ovals and straight line « CERTIFICADO » on 1863 registered cover from…
Estimation: 8’000 – 14’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 9’000

Lot 40001

Rarities of the World
1843 Bull’s Eye 60r black, exceptionally full strike of the framed « CANTAGALO » tying stamp to small fragment, a showpieceOnly two full strikes on the first…
Estimation: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 3’000

Lot 40002

Rarities of the World
The Largest Franking of Brazil Classics 1870 Large front with 1861 430r yellow imperf. multiple franking of 16 examples (strip of 9 + block of 7), registered…
Estimation: 15’000 – 20’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 20’000

Lot 40003

Rarities of the World
Principality of Trinidad Local Post 1894 Die Proofs: 5 cents die proofs with inscription « Principality of Trinidad » in English instead of « Principauté…
Estimation: 8’000 – 12’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 8’000

Lot 40004

Rarities of the World
Great Britain Used in British Guiana1860 Envelope from Demerara to Bedfordshire, franked GB 6d lilac tied « A03 » with Demerara MR 10 1860 cds on the reverse,…
Estimation: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
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Lot 40005

Rarities of the World
1911 Stamp size composite printed essay set of 3, the vignette with head of KEVII in oval lined background in blue and brown, red and green, green and…
Estimation: 10’000 – 12’000 EUR
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Lot 40006

Rarities of the World
THE NIELSEN COLLECTION OF CLASSIC CHILE 1853-80, The award-winning collection of classic Chille formed by Henry Munk Nielsen on 82 exhibition pages. A…
Estimation: 40’000 – 60’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 44’000

Lot 40007

China » Foreign Post Offices » Italian Post Offices
WITHDRAWN
Estimation: 160000 EUR
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Lot 40008

Spanish Colonies » Cuba
1862 Folded cover from Veracruz to Vigo, franked 1r green pair, neatly cancelled by superb centrally struck framed grill, used on January 30th during the…
Estimation: 13’000 – 18’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40009

Egypt » Egypt Suez-Canal Company
EXTREMELY RARE COMPLETE SHEETS OF SUEZ CANAL1868 20c Blue in five complete mint sheets of 120 stamps mostly all with margins, hinged only in the corners…
Estimation: 10’000 – 15’000 EUR
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Lot 40010

Rarities of the World
1870 Superb neat cover front from Jedda, franked Pennasson 1867 2pi blue, tied by a superb strike of the POSTE VICE-REALI EGIZIANE / 70.SETT.26 (year on…
Estimation: 2’000 – 4’000 EUR
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Lot 40011

Egypt » 1867-69 Penasson
EGYPT – ITALY – SWITZERLANDThree-Country Combination Franking1871 (Mar 4) Envelope from Cairo to Switzerland, with Egypt 1pi red tied Cairo cds, sent via…
Estimation: 5’000 – 8’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40012

France
FRANCE La seule paire neuve connue du 10c Présidence 1852 10c Présidence, extraordinaire paire neuve avec gomme d’origine, très belles marges, cert….
Estimation: 130’000 – 150’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40013

Rarities of the World
Collection extraordinaire sur les COLIS-POSTAUX d’ALSACE-LORRAINE Collection d’exposition sur l’emploi du 15c Colis-Postaux et ses substituts 1924-27…
Estimation: 15’000 – 20’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40014

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LEVANT FRANCAIS ENOS Lettre d’Enos pour Gênes en Italie avec rarissime càd bleu Enos 8 mai 74, càd Les Dardanelles 21 mai, taxe « 90 » matérialisée par timbres-taxe…
Estimation: 30’000 – 50’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Retiré

Lot 40015

Rarities of the World
LEVANT FRANCAISINEBOLI Rarissime PC 4010 d’Ineboli sur cinq 10c Empire ND (dont bande de trois) sur lettre pour Beyrouth, càd bleu Ineboli 3 mai 1859,…
Estimation: 30’000 – 40’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Retiré

Lot 40016

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LEVANT FRANCAISORDOU Rarissime GC 5097 sur paire de 40c Siège sur enveloppe pour la France, càd Ordou 28 juin 1872, cachet PD, divers transit et arr. 09.08…
Estimation: 15’000 – 20’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Retiré

Lot 40017

Rarities of the World
LEVANT FRANCAISSINOPE Rarissime GC 5097 bleu sur 40c Empire dentelé sur enveloppe de Sinope 9 sept 1867 pour la France, cachet PD bleu, divers transit…
Estimation: 20’000 – 30’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Retiré

Lot 40018

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ObockThe Unique Complete Sheets1894 25 franc bistre and blue and 50 franc lilac-brown and green, both in complete mint nh sheets of twelve, hinged in margins…
Estimation: 10’000 – 15’000 EUR
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Lot 40019

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ObockThe Unique Franking with Fifty-Six Adhesives1892 Large registered cover from Obock to Cherbourg, franked with an amazing array of fifty-six values…
Estimation: 10’000 – 15’000 EUR
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Lot 40020

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Somali CoastThe Unique Complete Sheets1894 25 franc rose and blue and 50 franc blue and rose, both in complete mint nh sheets of twelve, hinged in margins…
Estimation: 14’000 – 18’000 EUR
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Lot 40021

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Somali CoastThe unique complete sheet1899 0’40 on 4c brown-lilac and blue, complete mint and mint nh sheet of twelve, hinged in margins, six stamps considered…
Estimation: 10’000 – 15’000 EUR
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Lot 40022

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Somali CoastThe Unique Small « 10 » on Cover1902 Small 10 in red on 25c black and blue, applied on the reverse of a 1902 registered to Constantinople, showing…
Estimation: 20’000 – 30’000 EUR
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Lot 40023

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Somali CoastExtremely Rare Unused Small « 10 »1902 Small 10 in red on 25c black and blue, unused with original gum, light gum crease only visible from the…
Estimation: 20’000 – 30’000 EUR
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Lot 40024

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SudanThe Unique First Issue Usage1894 0,15 on 75c rose & 0,25 on 1fr olive, correctly franked and paying the registered military concession rate, tied…
Estimation: 10’000 – 15’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40025

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CRETE INSELPOST1944 Crete Inselpost blue with red overprint, ROULETTED single tied by LEBSIN AUF WOLLIN 13.2.45 cds on envelope to the well-known Barbick…
Estimation: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 3’100

Lot 40026

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The Extremely Rare RAMANSDRIFT Cancellation 1899 (Sep 28) 5c Green postal stationery card cancelled by violet « RAMANSDRIFT * 28.9.99 * / Deutsch-Südwestafrika »…
Estimation: 5’000 – 7’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40027

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1842 Envelope ex Forbes correspondence addressed to London from Bermuda where two 1d blacks applied lettered PJ (margins all round showing portions of…
Estimation: 7’500 – 10’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40028

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Great Britain / Lombardy Venetia1853 Small neatly registered envelope from Padova to London, England, franked Lombardy Venetia 30c and three singles of…
Estimation: 8’000 – 10’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 9’000

Lot 40029

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The Courvoisier Collection of Isle of Man1973-86 The amazing complete collection of imperforates and progressive proofs of 25 sets printed during this…
Estimation: 2’000 – 2’600 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40030

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One of the Most Attractive First Issue Covers of Greece1861 Paris Print 1L red-brown in horizontal STRIP OF FIVE (four with full margins and one touched…
Estimation: 5’000 – 8’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 8’000

Lot 40031

Rarities of the World
1861 Paris Print 2L bistre in strip of seven and strip of three (both with margins all around, three stamps affected by filing folds), used together on…
Estimation: 5’000 – 8’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 9’500

Lot 40032

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Paris print
1861 Paris Print 20L Prussian blue (good to large margins showing portion of adjoining stamp at right) used together with Paris Print 5L (creased), 10L…
Estimation: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
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Lot 40033

Rarities of the World
The Most Beautiful Example of Paris Print Covers1861 Paris Print 20L blue in vertical strip of three (large to very large margins), 10 Lep and 5 Lep (also…
Estimation: 5’000 – 8’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 4’500

Lot 40034

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Paris print
1861 Paris Print 20L blue and Paris Print 5L, both in two strips of three and both with clear to good margins, tied by lozenge « 13 » of Pygros to 1862 cover…
Estimation: 5’000 – 8’000 EUR
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Lot 40035

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Paris Print & First Athens Print Combination1861 Paris Print 40L mauve on blue in pair (large even margins) and single in combination with First Athens…
Estimation: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 7’000

Lot 40036

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861-62 First Athens print 20 Lepta
Major Greek Rarity on Cover1861-62 First Athens provisional printing 20L ultramarine without control figures on quadrillé background, just touched bottom…
Estimation: 20’000 – 30’000 EUR
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Lot 40037

Rarities of the World
RARE BLOCK OF FOUR ON COVER1861-62 First Athens (coarse) print 5L deep yellow green in block of four cancelled by « 33 » lozenge on 1862 (Nov 19) small folded…
Estimation: 4’000 – 6’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 4’000

Lot 40038

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PAPAL STATES COMBINATION FRANKING1862 Folded cover from Rome to Athens franked with two pairs and two singles of the 1852-64 8b tied by diamond grid cancels,…
Estimation: 4’000 – 7’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 3’500

Lot 40039

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1862-67 2nd Athens print
PAPAL STATES COMBINATION COVER1865 Cover from Rome to Athens, franked with 8 baj. two pairs and single and 2 baj. single paying the double rate to Greece,…
Estimation: 5’000 – 8’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40040

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THE REMARKABLE FRIEND COVER1862-67 Second Athens Print 1L on cover from Argos (12 May 1867) to Tripolis bearing no less than ten examples in a variety…
Estimation: 5’000 – 8’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 4’500

Lot 40041

Rarities of the World
IMPRESSIVE FIVE COLOUR FRANKING1862-67 Second Athens Print 20L deep dark blue used together with same issue 1L, 2L, 5L and 80L (2), all with clear to good…
Estimation: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 3’000

Lot 40042A

Ionian Islands
1859 (Jul 28) Envelope with all three values, two of each (1d in pair), with full margins except for one 2d with left just touched, the 1/2d at right folded…
Estimation: 30’000 – 40’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 25’000

Lot 40042

Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1868-69 Cleaned plates
The Unique Largest Known Franking of all the Hermes Head Issues 1869 Large registered envelope from Athens addressed to The Greek Minister of Foreign…
Estimation: 80’000 – 120’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40043

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Lombardy Venetia3Kr FIRST DAY COVER FROM MONFALCONE1850 Folded lettersheet (missing backflaps) franked 3Kr red handmade paper first printing (Erstdruck)…
Estimation: 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 2’200

Lot 40044

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Lombardy VenetiaMIXED CURRENCY FRANKING 6Kr + 15C1850 Folded lettersheet franked 6Kr handmade paper type I + 15C handmade paper type I postmarked twice…
Estimation: 2’000 – 4’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40045

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Unique Gutter Pair on Cover 1858 1Gr. Rose-carmine, plate II, GUTTER PAIR cancelled by boxed ANNULATO on folded cover from Naples to Monteparano, slightly…
Estimation: 10’000 – 12’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40046

Italian States » Naples
THE FINEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THE « TRINACRIA » 1860 Trinacria 1/2t Blue, the « Caspary » used pair with enormous margins showing part of neighboring stamp…
Estimation: 60’000 – 80’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40047

Rarities of the World
1852-68 A life-time specialised study collection of Papal States in 12 albums, with particular focus on shades, cancellations showing many different some…
Estimation: 15’000 – 20’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 17’000

Lot 40048

Italian States » Sardinia
UNA DELLE PIÙ BELLE LETTERE CON IL 40 CENTESIMI FRAZIONATO DELLA IV EMISSIONE 1861, 40 c. rosa chiaro, splendido esemplare con margini ampi, frazionato…
Estimation: 34’000 – 40’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40049

Rarities of the World
1918-1919 TRENTINO-ALTO ADIGE provisional postage dues complete sets of 9 values 5H to 1K with ‘T + value’ and other with ‘TAXE + value’, all mint with…
Estimation: 1’000 – 2’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 800

Lot 40050

Rarities of the World
Meran 10h Blue ‘MEZZALUNA CAPOVOLTA’1918 10H blue with of 1st issue with modified cliché: top & bottom margin line with last segment INVERTED (‘MEZZALUNA…
Estimation: 2’000 – 4’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40051

Italian Colonies » Italian Eritrea
1925-26 King’s Jubilee 1L Blue, perforated 13 1/2, mint never hinged, well centered, a very rare stamp in this condition (Sassone €45’000)Expertise: Chiavarello…
Estimation: 10’000 – 12’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40052

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SOMALIAUnique Zeppelin1933 Zeppelin 1st. South America Flight: Registered cover from Mogadishu via Milan and Friedrichshafen to Pernambuco, Brazil, showing…
Estimation: 2’000 – 2’600 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 2’500

Lot 40053

Switzerland / Schweiz
Unique Unissued Proof1969-76 Sheikh Sabah 3 Dinar unissued value as imperforate proof on De La Rue card, dated « 29.9.76 » and file number « 240/44 », unique…
Estimation: 6’000 – 8’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40054

Laos
The Earliest Known Franking from Laos 1903 Thai postal stationery card 1 att from 1883 used from Pak Se Done/Laos to France and redirected to Russian…
Estimation: 30’000 – 40’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40055

Liechtenstein
Austria used in LiechtensteinThe Casoli Correspondence 1863 Three small neat folded entires all addressed to Monsignore Giacomo di Casoli in Reggio…
Estimation: 20’000 – 30’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40056

Libya
IMPORTANT AND VALUABLE ARCHIVE OF UNISSUED STAMPS 1960-61 Definitives 1m to 500m set of unissued imperforate complete sheets, some minor gum adhesion…
Estimation: 80’000 – 120’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40057

Luxembourg
1859 Small neat envelope from Luxembourg to France, franked Guillaume III 10c grey-black and Armoires 30c violet, both tied by the 9-bar grill cancel,…
Estimation: 10’000 – 15’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40058

Luxembourg
1859 37 1/2c Green with large to enormous margins showing portion of adjoining stamp at foot, tied by Luxembourg cds to 1867 (Jan 16) envelope from the…
Estimation: 5’000 – 7’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40059

Luxembourg
1868 North German Confederation 1gr. red on cover from Cassel to Wiltz, on arrival in Wiltz was redirected to Ostende, franked 10c pair tied WILTZ cds,…
Estimation: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40060

Rarities of the World
The Only Known Combination of Both Values of the Early Impression 1848-59 Post Paid 1d orange-vermilion, early impression, position 9, used in combination…
Estimation: 250’000 – 300’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40061

Mauritius » 1848-59 Post Paid Issue » Intermediate Impressions (SG 10-15)
1848-59 2d blue on bluish, intermediate impression, in left marginal pair, positions 7-8 on the plate, with the left stamp showing the famous « PENOE » variety,…
Estimation: 300’000 – 400’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40062

Rarities of the World
GULF STATES RARITY1978 Surcharged values for the National Day & Women’s Day set of three in complete nh sheets of fifty, each showing two panes of twenty-five…
Estimation: 20’000 – 30’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 12’000

Lot 40063

Rarities of the World
Holyland Postal History Rarity1861 Small neat envelope from Jaffa to Brest, franked France Empire 10c and 40c tied PC3768 of Jaffa, with boxed « P.P. » and…
Estimation: 8’000 – 12’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40064

Peru
TRIPLE COUNTRY COMBINATION1875 US 3c green Wells, Fargo & Co. stationery envelope sent from Callao in Peru to Oregon City in the USA, via Panama and San…
Estimation: 6’000 – 10’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40065

Switzerland / Schweiz
1852 Folded entire from Paris to Jassy, Romania, franked France 1849 Ceres Issue 40c orange, strip of four (repaired margin at top), tied by roller grill,…
Estimation: 5’000 – 7’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40066

Romania
Extraordinary 80 Parale Bluish Paper Cover 1858-61 80 Parale Brown Red on bluish paper, incredible single with huge margins neatly tied to 1861 folded…
Estimation: 20’000 – 30’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40067

Switzerland / Schweiz
DUKE CHARLES I TRIPLE 50b FRANKING ON COVER – 150b RATE 1869 Cover franked with three 50b indigo on red from Bucarest to France, right stamps with large…
Estimation: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 1’900

Lot 40068

Switzerland / Schweiz
1871 Folded printed matter lettersheet franked 5b red to ITZKANY, BUCOVINA (Austria) bearing ‘BACAU 24.5.71’ cds, very fine coverExpertise: Signed PascanuEstimate…
Estimation: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 3’000

Lot 40069

Switzerland / Schweiz
Collection of Romanian Rarities1844-79, An attractive and diverse assembly of items from different collecting areas and periods including the Ottoman period,…
Estimation: 80’000 – 120’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 90’000

Lot 40070

Russia » RSFSR 1918-23
1923 VLADIVOSTOK airmail set of 16 values, mint, very fine, extremely rare, cert. Mikulski « only 25 complete set existing ». A world-wide rarity
Estimation: 15’000 – 20’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40071

Rarities of the World
METELINIncredible combination Russian Levant & French LevantCover given to the French PO in Metelin and franked 10c +40c Napoleon tied by ‘3771’ small…
Estimation: 30’000 – 40’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40072

Rarities of the World
SMYRNACover from Smyrna to France franked with a Russian Levant 5k blue tied by ‘5098’ lozenge, rated ’20’, arrival on reverse, pin hole else very fine,…
Estimation: 4’000 – 5’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Retiré

Lot 40073

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BASEL DOVE ON FORWARDED COVER FROM MONTREUX1845 BASEL DOVE, bright blue, good to large margins all around, tied by double-circle cds BASEL 1 JANV 1848…
Estimation: 15’000 – 20’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 15’000

Lot 40074

Rarities of the World
1845 BASEL DOVE: A magnificent marginal example with sharp embossing and deep bright colours, four wide margins including sheet margin of 7mm at the top,…
Estimation: 20’000 – 30’000 EUR
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Lot 40075

Rarities of the World
1849 VAUD – 4c Red and Black, large margined single, neatly cancelled by Geneva Rosette (AW Nr. 3) on small piece. GENEVE 3 MAI 50 circular datestamp alongside,…
Estimation: 7’000 – 10’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 7’500

Lot 40076

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Brief mit Amerikanischer Zusatzfrankatur 40Rp grün(2) und 20Rp orange(2), meistens gut gerandet zusammen mit USA 3c rosa (Scott 64), entwertet mit Zweikreisstempel…
Estimation: 12’000 – 20’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 10’000

Lot 40077

Rarities of the World
1868 Double-weight folded cover from Sumiswald to Madrid franked with a pair of Sitting Helvetia 50c, misfortunately letter was submitted to direct exchange…
Estimation: 3’000 – 4’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Invendu

Lot 40078

Rarities of the World
1944 (Jan 26) Thai Occupation of Malaya 4c postal stationery card from Alor Star to Penang uprated with Thai Occ. of Malaya 2c, tied by English-text Alor…
Estimation: 2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 2’400

Lot 40079

Rarities of the World
1929-2004, Extensive and specialised collection of Vatican housed in 40 « BYRON » albums showing an astonishing display of varieties and proofs throughout,…
Estimation: 15’000 – 20’000 EUR
Fiche détaillée / Vendu pour EUR 14’000
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