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  • Lot# : 946 Cyprus

    1880: GB 1 d. red, plate 216, optd. Cyprus, a superb mint block of 36 from the upper left corner of the sheet showing the plate number in upper left corner, fresh and very fine, large part or unmounted og Gi = £ 640+.
    Starting bid : 220 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 947 Cyprus

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    1880: GB 1 s. green, plate 13 optd. Cyprus in black, lettered GI, a fine and fresh mint example with large part original gum. A scarce stamp. Cert. Holcombe (1984) Gi = £ 850.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 948 Cyprus

    1881: 4 pi. pale olive green, Die I, wmk. CC, a fresh and fine mint example of this rare stamp, of excellent centering and colour, trace of gum bend not apparent on face, large part og Gi = £ 950.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 949 Cyprus

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    Great Britain used in Cyprus: 1878, 1d. brown postal stationery wrapper, cancelled with barred numeral '942' LARNACA used from Cyprus to Cairo, Egypt with arrival marking POSTE EGIZIANE CAIRO 23 DIC 78 on reverse, of finest possible quality! Postal stationery from GB used in Cyprus is extremely rare. The W.T.F. Castle handbook of Cyprus (1987 edition) only lists the 2d blue Registered envelope plus Post Cards of three different denominations and states:"..other items may exist". To date only two One Penny brown Postal stationery wrappers are recorded used in Cyprus (including this one offered here which is a new find made by Corinphila experts in 2012), the other known 1d. wrapper was found in 1994 and when offered on a London auction it was decribed as "...the only recorded...". K.Louis BPP certificate (2012),  (Huggins/Baker WP12)
    Starting bid : 800 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF

    Lot# : 1161 Cyprus

    Cyprus 1938: £ 1 scarlet & indigo perforated "Specimen", 1946 Victory set of two values perforated "Specimen", 1955 and 1960 definitive sets of 15 fresh mint, all fine unmounted og Gi = £ 420+.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 1162 Cyprus

    1960/93: The nearly compl. modern collection with several hundred stamps mint and used, including souvenir sheets, five compl. sets showing SPECIMEN overprint as well as a selection Federal Turkish Cypriot Republic from 1974 up to 1992, housed in two albums.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF
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