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    1882: Third Lion issue 3 st. orange & yellow, a fine used example with variety: 'Background Inverted', neatly cancelled by large part 'Sofia' datestamp in black. Some blunted perforations at right but rare. Opinion Penev (2022) Mi = EUR 3'500.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF

    Lot# : 1204 Bulgaria

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    Catalogue# : 58
    1901: 50 st. deep blue & brown, a single example used on 1904 registered cover to GPO in Berlin handstamped "PCP" (Pour Certificate Postale), tied by bilingual "Sophia" cds (July 17). Three German Post Office serrated wafer seals in blue at top and reverse with Berlin (Aug 1) arrival cds. Central file fold well away from the adhesive, a scarce and early usage.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1205 Bulgaria

    1927/35: Selection 150 unused stamps from the better sets issued between the wars, incl. 1927 Airmail ovpts (2 sets), 1931 Balkaniade, the set up tp 50 l. (3 and in block of four), also the 50 l. red, 1932 Airmail Rila (5 sets, one of them on piece), 1934 Shipka pass in blocks of four, 1935 Football Tournament (2 sewts), and 1935 Gymnastic Tournament (2 sets). One cert. Mi = € 6'350 following the consignor.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 1206 Bulgaria

    1879/1971: Fine collection in a large Schaubeck album and a folder containing postal history, with many good issues, beginning with the 1879 issue complete and the subsequent issues also very well represented. The covers include flown items including a letter to Vienna bearing two copies of the 10 l (Mi 209). Better stamp issues include the 1931 Balkan Games in fine unused with full og. There are further a number of charming original photographic postcards depicting people and rural scenes.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 1207 Bulgaria

    1885/1918: Collection of postmarks on fifty eight entires, including both postal stationery and letters. Postmarks included on enire are KIZUL-AGAICHE date 1886, TIRNOVO-SEIMEN railway cachet, KAZANIK, PACHMAKLI, BELOSLATINA, TOUTROUK, TREVNA, TROJAN, SARANITZ, JAMBOL, LUKOVIT and KJUPRIA 1918, unrecorded by Hitzler. A further letter from SOFIA to BRUNSWICK bears five copies 5 st green and light green (Mi 15) on the reverse. In addition there are a number of pieces with ship cancellations and other unusual markings. A very fine lot.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1208 Bulgaria

    1886/1962: Collection of over fifty, mainly early items of postal history,  beginning with a 1 st.  grey and grey purple, 1886 issue on complete magazine, similarly a further magazine franked 1889 issue, a humourous postcard showing a valiant postman on a bicycle shooting bandits, dubbed "La Poste in Bulgarie". There are some items with better postmarks as well as some later items. Varied lot.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1209 Bulgaria

    1900/1905: Correspondence of eleven letters between various offices of his highness the "Prince of Bulgaria" and a reptile trader in "BOZEN". The letters bear various "SOFIA PALAIS" cachets in blue and black, as well ordinary "SOFIA" marks. Two of the letters are registered. The quality is somewhat mixed, nonetheless a delightful and most unusual ensemble.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF
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