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Lot# 2132 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 2132 Collections/lots worldwide

    Catalogues; Moens J.-B. 1864: Les timbres-poste illustrés, contenant la nomenclature générale de tous les timbres-poste et la reproduction de tous les types émis jusqu'à ce jour, dans les divers pays de l'univers. Compiled by Jean-Baptiste Moens Bruxelles, with the illustrations made by P. Schmitz and F. Deraedemaeker, printed by Typographie Veuve J. van Buggenhoudt Bruxelles 1864, 148 pages and figures on 54 plates. The first stamp catalogue with illustrations, thus in a narrow sense the first stamp catalogue at all. The original hardbound Morocco binding and the text of this catalogue are in a fresh and fine condition, gold stamped spine, some scuffing of the spine, the illustrations are gorgeous.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF