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  • Lot# : 1463 Libanon

    Grand Liban 1927/33: Bilingual Tourism Advertising Marks 'Visitez Le Liban'  and 'Passez l'Eté  au Liban' on nine envelopes to foreign destinations, incl. one with additional advertising stamp "Venéz Visiter la Syrie" on envelope from Beyrouth (1930). Scarce handstrucks and seldom seen, are listed in the handbook" The Lebanese Postmarks 1918-1945" by Bernardo Longo (book not included).
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1464 Libanon

    1930 (2. Apr.): First Flight Beyrouth - Damascus - Baghdad, registered envelope frank with 'Grand Liband' airpost issue (4) and National postage 15 p. tied by "Beyrouth 1.4.30" cds., with blue special flight cachet on front and cancelled on arrival "Baghdad 2. Apr. 30) on reverse. Muller 10.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1964 Libanon

    1892: 1 pi. blue on rose postal stationery letter/card, a used example from Beirut to Baalbek, cancelled by bilingual "BEYROUTH" cds (Aug 1) with rare Arabic manuscript "Baalbek" arrrival notation at left.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 2024 Libanon

    Ottoman P.O.'s in Lebanon & Syria 1910/17ca.: Small group of covers/cards (11) with 1914 cover bearing 1914 1 pi. and 2 pi. on registered cover tied by scarce "RAKKA" cds's (Coles & Walker fig. 89), 1914 card from Damascus to Denmark, 1914 stationery card with superb "ALEY" cds (C&W fig. 48), 1913 cover with 1 pi. tied by superb "BEIT-MÉRY / (BEYROUTH)" cds (C&W fig. 68) addressed to Mexico (probably ex Coles collection), 1913 cover with 1 pi. tied "BROUMANA (LIBAN)" cds (C&W fig. 76) used to Canada and 1914 cover to London with 1914 1 pi. blue tied by "KÉRYÉ BACHI (BAGDAD)" cds (C&W fig. 14) and framed "Insufficiently addressed / E.C. 6" applied on arrival. Condition varies but many fine strikes.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,900 CHF
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