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  • Lot# : 1451 Ireland

    1714/19: Two entire letter from Cork to Antwerp, Austrian Netherlands, both showing "Pd. to London 10d." and  manuscript '6' sols due upon delivery, including one with watery CORK straight line handstamp in brown. Scarce entires.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1452 Ireland

    1842 (Jan. 12): Entire ship letter from Montevideo (Uruguay) to London endorsed "Willian Pitt", handstamped on arrival by two line COVE / SHIP.LETTER, delivered to the postal agency "COVE MY 29 1842" and taxed '8' in manuscript with London arrival marks "MY 31" and "N 1 JU 1 1842" on reverse. Two vert. filing archive bends, an appealing letter.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1453 Ireland

    1840: Entire letter from Dublin to London with fine oval "IMPERIAL HOTEL / POST PAID / DUBLIN" cachet in greenish black with manuscript '2' in red below, circular MORE / TO / PAY in red re-weighed and charged '6' in red manuscript, accompanied by framed 'PAID / APR. 27E / 1840' despatch in red. London arrival in red at left (April 29). A scarce entire, believed to be the earliest known Irish Hotel cover.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 1454 Ireland

    1855 & 1861: Covers (2) each franked by 1854/57 1 d. red star, with April 1855 cover to Dublin tied by '156' numeral with oval "ROYAL VICTORIA HOTEL / CORK / POST PAID" negative seal cachet superbly impressed at left; Oct 1861 cover with 1 d. red to Liverpool with 'normal' oval "ROYAL VICTORIA HOTEL / CORK / POST PAID" cachet in black. Scarce and attractive pair.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF

    Lot# : 1455 Ireland

    1875 (Sep. 2): "Anglesey Arms Kingstown / Hotel" embossed on reverse of envelope to Switzerland, franked with 1 d. red (4) and tied by Kingstown duplex '289' sendt via "Winterthur (Sept. 5) to Niederuzwil (Sept. 5). Fine and rare usage from Ireland to Switzerland.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 1456 Ireland

    1894 (Sept. 20): "Roches Royal Hotel, Glengariff" Envelope with imprint on reverse franked with 1 d. lilac (2) and 1/2 d. vermilion tied by Bantry duplex to Cincinnati, Ohio togheter with large letter written on two leaflets showing fine "View from Roches Royal Hotel, Glengariff", fine and attracitve.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 1457 Ireland

    1822/1945: Collection of 250 Irish Hotel covers/cards with headings or imprints, including ten items franked with 1922 Provisional Government Issue, Irish Free State usages with blocks of four, 1929 (Aug. 26) First Airmail Galway-London, 1930 Incoming airmail from Switzerland and Belgium, 1934 scarce usage of 1 d. coil stamps in a vert. strip of four (SG 72c) on GRESHAM HOTEL DUBLIN envelope to Hamburg and similar usage of three examples on 1935 envelope to Munich, 1938 airmail usages to USA with 1939 First regular Transatlantic Service by PanAm (4), 1939 (Aug. 5) envelope of Imperial Airways Frst Regular Transatlantic service to New York, censored covers with one O.A.T. usage, all together with much ephemera as Menue cards, invoices, Hotel Leaflets and much more. An elusive collection in five volumes.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500 CHF

    Lot# : 1458 Ireland

    1846/77: Group of ten Hotel envelopes franked with 1d. red imperf./perf., including embossed envelope of THE IMPERIAL HOTEL BELFAST, oval 'POST PAID IMPERIAL HOTEL DUBLIN' cachet in black on 1 d. stationery envelopeto London (1853), letter and envelope from the "Mackens Hotel" Dublin, embossed envelope (1860 Aug. 9) of ANGEL HOTEL, 11 INNS QUAI, DUBLIN", oval 'POST PAID ROYAL VICTORIA HOTEL CORK' (envelope roughly opened at right), COANE'S HOTEL, KILLYBEGS red label on reverse of 1865 envelope, 1866 envelope addressed to THE PRINCE OF WALES HOTEL, DUBLIN, envelope of ECCLES HOTEL, GLENGARRIFFE with imprint on reverse as well as 1877 envelope of GALWAY HOTEL, KILLARNEY to New Jersey, USA bearing red  Hotel imprint on reverse. A scarce assembly.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 1459 Ireland

    1877/1920: Collection of 180 Irish Hotel covers/cards with headings, views or imprints, including 1877 card of ROYAL MARINE HOTEL, KINGSTWON,1897 card of THE CENTRAL HOTEL DUBLIN, 1899 card of IMPERIAL HOTEL, CORK, 19003 photocards (3) of GREAT SOUTHERN HOTEL LAKES OF KILLARNEY, 1901 used envelope of ROYAL VICTORIA HOTEL, CORK,  1902 used card LAKE HOTEL, KILLARNEY LAKES, 1903 THE CLUB HOUSE HOTEL, KILKENNY, 1905 used envelope of FOUR COURTS HOTEL, INNS QUAY, DUBLIN, just to mention a few, together with headed hotel leavlets and tourist brochures. A fine and elusive collection in five volumes.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 9,000 CHF

    Lot# : 1460 Ireland

    1893/99: Hotel views, group of seven envelopes and three lithographed picture postcards, including printed letter sheet with View and Terms of the ROYAL VICTORIA HOTEL LAKELANDS (Lakes of Killarney) dated Oct.1, 1850, printed envelopes of THE CENTRAL HOTEL, DUBLIN, 1898 JURY'S HOTEL, DUBLIN to Landsberg, Germany, BELLE VUE HOTEL, PORT ERIN, ISLE OF MAN, HOTEL METROPOLE CORK, CITY HOTEL LONDONDERRY CORK, ROYAL VICTORIA HOTEL, CORK and GRAND CENTRAL HOTEL, BELFAST as well as fine unused p.p.c. of LAKE HOTEL, KILLARNEY LAKES, THE CENTRAL HOTEL, DUBLIN, ROYAL HOTEL GLEDALOUGH, CO. WICKLOW plus Menuecard Hotel du 'Chemin de fer Galway' (1898). A scarce assembly, hardly offered on the market.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 1461 Ireland

    1900 (Feb./April); Fine correspondence between Edward P. Stewart with 15 envelopes sent from Killiney, Dublin to his daughter Ada M. Stewart travelling in Italy, who replied to her father, including various Italian Hotel envelopes and leaflets from Italy with fine lithographed views as Hotel d'Angleterre in Rome, Menue card of Grand Hotel Savoie in Genova or Grand Hotel Continental Royal de la Paix in Florence (2) with full and interesting content.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 1462 Ireland

    1945/2018: Extensive collection of several hundred Irish Hotel covers/cards with headings or imprints in 18 volumes, including interesting arimail usages, frankings, picture postcards, ephemera, souvenir booklets, from 1960 onwards with a lot of tourist ephemera. Viewing essential. 
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 1463 Ireland

    1948/77: Lot two Hotel cards and two leaflets showing four diff. autographs, including Gresham Hotel card in Dublin signed by the famous film actress Ingrid Bergman (1948) further leaflet from the same hotel signed by Margaret O'Brian (*1937) the former child actress as Tootie Smith in 'Meet me in St. Louis' with Judy Garland, Great Southern Hotel (Killarney, Co. Kerry) leaflet with dedication by his own hand and signed by Charles Chaplin, dated 'March 27, 1961' as well as booklet of the legendary Ashford Castle dedicated "To Eliszabeth - My best always - Fred Astaire 1977", the famous dancer and Hollywood film actor (1899-1987). A fine group.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF
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