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Lot# : 1361 ArgentinaBuenos Aires 1858: Barquitos 2 pesos blue, a fine example tied to 1858 entire letter to Parana by 'ponchito' in blue, with fine CORREOS DE BUENOS AIRES datestamp alongside (June 8) in blue. A rare and attractive entire in much above average condition for this stamp on letter Scott = $ 1'000.Starting bid : 500 CHFHammer price : 3,000 CHF
Lot# : 1362 Argentina1859: Cabecitas 4 r. green on bluish paper, a fine single example of good colour and large margins all round, used on 1864 cover to Bordeaux, France tied by oval network obliterator in blue (Kneitschel type 13). Octagonal French Consular marking BUENOS-AYRES below (Nov 14) in black (Salles fig. 1058) with 'Brésil / Bordeaux' entry marking on front (Dec 20) and charged at single rate with '8' décime due marking. Bordeaux arrival (same day) on reverse of a fine and scarce cover. Mail bearing this issue travelling overseas can be considered as rarities.Starting bid : 1,200 CHFHammer price : 1,200 CHF
Lot# : 1363 Argentina1859: Cabecitas 1 p. deep blue, a fine large margined example from the worn Plate, used on 1862 cover to Buenos Aires cancelled by bold strike of scarce oval AGENZIA GENERAL Y CASA DE COMISIO DI / FELIPE AUGUSTO PICOT * VILLA DE MERCEDES * handstamp in blue. Rare and exceptional usage for this issue. Cert. BPA (1973).
Provenance: Collection Dr. Ricardo Elicabe FRPSL (Oct 1973), lot 37.Starting bid : 1,000 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1364 Argentina1859: Cabecitas 1 peso deep indigo-blue, a superb large margined example used on 1864 cover to Goya tied by bold 'O.M.' (Oficina Maritima) obliterator in greenish blue, with CORREOS DEL PARANA datestamp alongside (Nov 9) in blue. A scarce and most attractive cover.Starting bid : 300 CHFHammer price : 340 CHF
Lot# : 1365 Argentina
Lot# : 1366 Argentina1859: Cabecitas 1 peso blue, a four margined used example on 1860 repaired cover to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil tied by dotted obliterator in black with CORREOS DE BUENOS AIRES cds at right (May 28) and reverse with Rio 'Correio Geral Da Corte' arrival cds (23/9) in black. Despite the faults a very scarce usage. Signed Jamet.
Provenance: Collection G. Lamy.Starting bid : 150 CHFHammer price : 300 CHF
Lot# : 1367 Argentina1859: Cabecitas 4 r. green on bluish paper, blurred impression, a magnificent large margined horizontal pair used on 1862 cover to Tucuman, neatly tied by 'Buenos Ayres' datestamp (Aug 29) in black. Index number '79' in manuscript on reverse of a charming and rare cover. Illustrated in Kneitschel (1958 edition) on page 97 Scott = $ 2'000.
Provenance: Collection H. Kneitschel.Starting bid : 750 CHFHammer price : 750 CHF
Lot# : 1368 Corrientes1865: (2 c.) blue-green, (position 5, Type 6), a very fine large margined example used on cover front and part back to Mercedes cancelled by oval of dots obliterator with CORREO DE CORRIENTES datestamp at right in black. A fine and most attractive cover for this issue. Cert. Moorhouse (2016) Scott = $ 750.Starting bid : 150 CHFHammer price : 160 CHF
Lot# : 1369 Argentina1858: Confederation 5 c. red, small figures, a very fine example used on 4 February 1860 entire letter from Mendoza to San Juan, the adhesive tied by the distinctive manuscript scrawl of the Mendoza Postmaster. Cert. BPA (1973).
Provenance: Collection Dr. Ricardo Elicabe FRPSL (Oct 1973), lot 52.Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1370 Argentina1858: Confederation 10 c. green, small figures, a very fine example used on cover to Santiago de Chile, tied by CORREO NACIONAL DEL ROSARIO / FRANCA handstamp in blackish brown ink. Negligible soiling on adhesive due to journey over the Cordillera, and tiny nick at top of wrapper, but a very rare usage of this stamp to an International destination. Cert. BPA (1973) Scott = $ 700+.
Provenance: Collection Dr. Ricardo Elicabe FRPSL (Oct 1973), lot 58.Starting bid : 350 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1371 Argentina
Lot# : 1372 Argentina1862/63: 5 c. rose, no accent, a fine four margined example used on November 2, 1862 entire letter from Tucuman to Salta tied by framed FRANCO / TUCUMAN handstamp in black. A rare very early usage of this stamp on a fine and fresh entire.
Provenance: Corinphila sale 90 (Oct 1994), lot 6174.Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : 300 CHF
Lot# : 1373 Argentina1862/64: 5 c. dull rose with accent, an attractive unused block of 12 from top right of sheet on greyish paper; 5 c. rose with accent in unused blocks of four (2) and a fresh block of nine from upper right of sheet; together with covers (3) incl. 1863 usage from Buenos Aires to Rosario and 1864 5 c. salmon used from Rosario to Goya cancelled in blue and a further cover with 1864 5 c. rose used from Parana again cancelled in blue (6 items).Starting bid : 250 CHFHammer price : 360 CHF
Lot# : 1374 Argentina1862: 10 c. yellow-green, a four margined example used on March 1863 cover from Rosario endorsed 'P. Dolorcitas' to Santa Fé, the adhesive somewhat roughly separated at base and with tiny nick at lower right, tied by CORREO NACIONAL del ROSARIO oval handstamp in blue. Sender's cachet at lower left, an attractive and scarce cover. Cert. BPA (1973) Scott = $ 500.
Provenance: Collection Dr. Ricardo Elicabe FRPSL (Oct 1973), lot 72.Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : 340 CHF
Lot# : 1375 Argentina1863: 5 c. rose, a superb four margined example from top of sheet used on 1863 cover from Rosario endorsed 'P. Dolorcitas' to Santa Fé, the adhesive with three enormous margins and clear at right, tied by CORREO NACIONAL del ROSARIO oval handstamp with 'Correo del Rosario' cds at left (May 23), both in blue. Sender's cachet at lower left, an attractive and scarce cover.
Note: The cover is addressed to the Agent for the Society for Swiss colonisation in Santa Fé, 'Sociedad de Colonisacion Suissa'.Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : 200 CHF
Lot# : 1376 Argentina1862/63: 5 c. rose, no accent, a fine large margined example from the worn Plate, used on 1862 cover to Rosario tied by circular CORREOS DE PARANA datestamp (Dec 17). The cover is, however, dated internally on December 17, 1863 which is much more likely. A fine cover in good quality. Signed Calves.Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : 220 CHF
Lot# : 1377 Argentina1861/63: 5 c. rose-red, no accent, a fine example showing diagonal lined retouch at lower left corner, margin touched at right, used on 12 November 1862 entire letter to Tupiza tied by somewhat muddy strike of framed SALTA / FRANCA handstamp in black.Starting bid : 100 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1378 Argentina1864: 5 c. rose red, narrow 'C' in 'Centavos', a fine used example with clear even margins all round, used on cover to Buenos Aires tied by oval framed CORREO NACIONALES del ROSARIO handstamp in blue. File fold away from adhesive, a scarce stamp on letter Scott = $ 300.Starting bid : 180 CHFHammer price : 180 CHF
Lot# : 1379 Argentina1864: Rivadavia, 5 c. brown-rose, imperforate example on watermarked 'RA' paper, of fresh colour and engraving, large even margins all round, without gum. An exceedingly fine and rare stamp. Cert. Socofira (1993) Gi 13 = £ 1'100/Scott = $ 2'500.Starting bid : 1,000 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1380 Argentina1864/67: Rivadavia 5 c. brown-rose, perf. 11½, used on 16 February 1865 entire letter to Buenos Aires tied by oval framed UNION ARJENTINA / SALE DE LOS PARES / VICTORIA 223 Mensajerias handstamp in blue. Trivial imperfections - an exceptional and extremely rare usage.Starting bid : 500 CHFHammer price : 650 CHF
Lot# : 1381 Argentina1864/67: 5 c. brown-rose, perf. 11½, used on May 18, 1866 entire letter from Oran to Salta tied by extremely scarce 'rococo' CORREOS / DE ORAN handstamp in blue (unusually clear for this rare cancellation) with just five, maybe six covers recorded. Cert. Pedret (1994).Starting bid : 250 CHFHammer price : 750 CHF
Lot# : 1382 Argentina1864/67: 5 c. brown-rose, perf. 11½, with straight edge vertically at both left and at right, used on envelope to Monte Caseeros tied by scarce oval CONCORDIA handstamp in blue. Minor aging and a few faults to cover but a very scarce variety; with just four to five covers recorded with this variety. Signed Kneitschel.Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : 750 CHF
Lot# : 1383 Argentina1864/67: Rivadavia 5 c. rose, perf. 11½, a fine used example on 1864 cover to Buenos Aires tied by circular CORREO DEL ROSARRIO cds (Oct 4) with repeated information strike alongside in blue. File fold away from adhesive, an attractive early usage.Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1384 Argentina
Lot# : 1385 Argentina
Lot# : 1386 Argentina
Lot# : 1387 Argentina1864/67: Rivadavia 15 c. blue, perf. 11½ and 10 c. green, shaved perfs. at left, used on 1865 cover to Caxamarca tied by oval CORREOS NACIONALES DE SAN JUAN / FRANCA handstamp in blue. File fold well away from adhesives, an attractive and very scarce quintuple rate franking.Starting bid : 350 CHFHammer price : 550 CHF
Lot# : 1388 Argentina1864/67: Rivadavia 10 c. green, perf. 11½ used in combination with 1867 5 c. vermilion, crossed lines, on cover to Buenos Aires tied by undated ADMON DE CORREOS / SALTA circular handstamp in black. A rare and fine mixed issue combination usage. Signed Calves.Starting bid : 400 CHFHammer price : 700 CHF
Lot# : 1389 Argentina1864/67: Rivadavia 15 c. blue, perf. 11½, two fine examples used on 1865 registered cover to Cordoba tied by dotted lozenge in black, with CORREOS DE BUENOS AIRES datestamp at left (Aug 13) and two strikes of scarce italic 'Certificado' below. Flap torn on reverse and some minor file folds away from the adhesives, a rare and most attractive usage Scott = $ 1'500+.
Provenance: Collection Dr. Cruz of Alicante.Starting bid : 750 CHFHammer price : 1,500 CHF
Lot# : 1390 Argentina
Lot# : 1391 Argentina1864/67: Rivadavia 5 c. rose-red imperf., used on 1867 cover to Buenos Aires tied by lozenge of dots in black, Rivadavia 5 c. perf. 11½, a fine used example on October 1865 entire letter from Goya to Buenos Aires, endorsed 'per Esmeralda' tied by FRANCA handstamp in black, together with single off cover Rivadavia 15 c. blue perf. fine unused.Starting bid : 150 CHFHammer price : 220 CHF
Lot# : 1392 Argentina1867: 15 c. blue, horizontal lined background, a used example on 1876 double rate cover to Ireland per French Paquebot 'Senegal', tied by 'Buenos Aires / O.M.' datestamp in black. Octagonal BUENOS-AYRES / PAQ. FR. J. No. 6 datestamp in black at left. Charged in manuscript '1.60' in crayon and, in Britain at '2s.' to pay. Reverse with Dalkey cds (Sept 27) of receipt. Small piece of envelope missing at base but a scarce destination and usage (Argentina did not join the UPU until April, 1878).Starting bid : 150 CHFHammer price : 460 CHF
Lot# : 1393 Argentina1858/63: Lot with eleven Liberty Heads, including 1858 1 p. blue (Kn.14b) on cover, 4 R. green (Kn.16) vertical pair on cover to Paysandú (1862) and a loose pair with centric "Buenos Aires 4.Nov.1862" cancel, two covers franked with 1862 1 p rose, Argentine Republic 10 c. green (Kn. 8) from "Rosario 18.Nov. 62" to Tucuman as well as three covers franked with 1863 5 c. rose without accent (Scott 7C). A fine group.Starting bid : 1,000 CHFHammer price : 1,200 CHF
Lot# : 1394 Argentina1867/1966: Lot 25 covers/cards with Rivadia usages, ABN issues and a combination cover with France, together with a group of sheets or part sheets, all unused mint, including Discovery of America 1892 5 c. dark blue in a complete pane of 50 or 1910 Centenary of the Republic the peso values punched INUTILZADO 1p., 5 p., 10 p. and 20 p., in complete sheets of 50 or 25.Starting bid : 500 CHFHammer price : 1,700 CHF
Lot# : 1395 Bolivia
Lot# : 1396 Bolivia
Lot# : 1397 Bolivia1887/1945c.: The 5 frame Exhibit collection of Postal Stationery, with 1887 American Banknote Co. 1 c. and 2 c. cards (ex Archives) handstamped 'Return to / Record & Specimen Dept.' in red; handstamped Notary Document dated February 2, 1887 showing the new order for adhesive stamps and for the first Postal Stationery cards and envelopes (unique); 1887 2 c. blue card with illustrated back (illustration of Church) used from Oruro, another showing the Taquiña Brewery in Cochabamba in blue, 13 further examples with views in blue unused or used; and rare unused examples (2) or used with views in sepia; 1890 reply card issue with SPECIMEN in red (ex ABN archives), unadopted Essays for 2 c. and 5 c. printed on salmon stock, 1894 issue with up-rated card showing sepia printed view of Oruro market on reverse (rare), 1909 unissued set of three bi-coloured 1 c., 2 c. and 4 c. cards; Stationery envelopes incl. 1901 5 c., 10 c. and 20 c. all ex ABN Archives and handstamped 'Return to / Record & Specimen Dept.' in red; 1894 envelopes with up-rated and registered usages, 1909 5 c., 10 c. and 20 c. bicoloured envelopes (unissued), 1945 issue (Mining) with ABN Proofs of the 45 c. blue envelope incl. full sheet of five (3, all are unique) with security punches and annotations of printing numbers etc., illustrated cards unused and used, 15 c. and 1 b. 25 c. cards with double surcharge unused, throughout with cancellation interest with scarce oval 'Inquisivi' datestamps in violet and blue, circular 'Puerto Suarez' cds in violet, 'Punata' datestamps in black and blue, oval 'Totora' handstamp in red, 'Valle Grande' oval in red, Ambulante markings etc. An extensive and extremely fine collection (152 items).Starting bid : 15,000 CHFHammer price : 15,000 CHF
Lot# : 1398 Brasil
Lot# : 1399 Brasil
Lot# : 1400 Brasil
Lot# : 1401 Brasil1843: Bull's Eye's 30 r. grey-black, 60 r. grey-black and 90 r. grey-black; Intermediate impression, a superb used set of three values the 30 r. from top left corner of the sheet, the 60 r. and 90 r. superb with horizontal frameline at top, all cancelled lightly in black. An exceptional set, the 30 r. and 90 r. each signed Gilbert Scott = $ 2'100+.Starting bid : 1,500 CHFHammer price : 1,900 CHF
Lot# : 1402 Brasil1871 & 1893: Entire letter to Porto franked on reverse with Dom Pedro 100 r. green in a vertical marginal imprint pair, cut on opening, and 20 r. reddish purple tied by segmented cork cancellations of Bahia; together with an early 1893 Stamp Dealer's card from Sao Paulo to Denmark franked by Southern Cross 20 r. green (4, some perf. toning) - the latter an extremely early advertising card from Brazil by a philatelic dealer named R. Driesch.Starting bid : 100 CHFHammer price : 160 CHF
Lot# : 1403 Brasil/1884/88: Numeral Issue: Small collection with scarce 10 r. imperforate Essay in orange and imperforate Proofs for 50 r., 300 r. (2) and 500 r.; perforated Proofs for 100 r. in green and small Southern Cross perf. Essays in magenta (2), together with some unused examples of the 100 r. lilac and a used cancellation study on the issue as well as on the Small Dom Pedro issue of 1882-84 with range of unused 200 r., together with coverss (2) one being an 1888 up-rated stationery card to Moscow (200+ items).
Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : 650 CHF
Lot# : 1404 Brasil1849/1910ca.: Lot thousands used stamps starting with Verticais and Dom Pedro with a lot of cancellation interest showing a large variety of fancy cancels and datestamps, in addition few covers. To be studied.Starting bid : 250 CHFHammer price : 950 CHF
Lot# : 1405 Brasil1843/1900: Collection on leaves and loose with range of 1843 Bull's Eyes 30 r. (7), 60 r. with an unused example and 13 used, 90 r. unused (re-backed) and used (4), 1844/46 Inclinados with 10 r. black (32), 30 r. (10), 60 r. (23), 90 r. (4); 1850 with 10 r. 90 r., unused and 10 r. used (13), 1854 10 r. blue, 30 r. pale blue and 280 r. vermilion unused; 1866 Dom Pedro set complete unused, 1876/77 and 1878/79 Dom Pedro rouletted sets unused, 1878 300 r. orange & green unused, 1881/84 small Dom Pedro unused, 1884/85 issue unused, 1884/88 numeral issue unused to 1'000 r. blue, 1890/91 Southern Cross set complete, 1894/97 Liberty Head set to 2'000 r. complete, 1898/99 overprinted issues complete etc. Majority appear fresh and fine, a good lot with some interesting Classics.Starting bid : 2,000 CHFHammer price : 13,500 CHF
Lot# : 1406 Brasil1861/1960ca.: Lot 100 covers from Brasil to Switzerland or vice versa incl. 1861 stampless entire Rio de Janeiro to Lauperswil with red French entry mark "BRESIL 3 OCT 64 CALAIS", 1864 stampless entire from St. Gallen to Pernambuco, stationeries, wrappers, and WWI censorship.Starting bid : 300 CHFHammer price : 420 CHF
Lot# : 1407 Chile
Lot# : 1408 Chile1853/2010: Collection a few thousand stamps used/unused, incl. a small selection of classic material, full sets, souvenir sheets, miniature sheets, booklets and modern issues, in good condition, housed in three Schaubek albums and on additional album pages.Starting bid : 300 CHFHammer price : 440 CHF
Lot# : 1409 Colombia1851: Entire letter sent unpaid to Rio Negro with fine oval PANAMÁ / DEBE handstamp in red rated '1½', and an undated entire letter (Mosquera correspondence) prepaid to Barranquilla and struck with fine oval PANAMÁ / FRANCA handstamp in red, similarly rated. A scarce and attractive pair.Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1410 Colombia1859: 10 c. orange-buff, Stone B, position 7, a fine large margined example used on large part 1860 judicial cover to Rio Negro tied by framed AMORTIZADO / MEDELLIN / MARZO 1860 handstamp in black, with framed Medellin transit in blue (March 19) below. An unusual and attractive firsts issue cover. Cert. Bortfeldt (2009).
Provenance: Ex collection Juan Santa Maria.Starting bid : 400 CHFHammer price : 500 CHF
Lot# : 1411 Colombia
Lot# : 1412 Colombia1863: 50 c. red 'error of colour' from erroneous Transfer in the stone of the 20 c. value, a fine used example with large even margins all round, trivial corner bend of no great significance, cancelled by large part 'Bogotá' oval handstamp in blue-black. A very rare stamp. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1985) Scott = $ 5'500.
Provenance: Coronphila sale 72 (September 1985), lot 1638.Starting bid : 1,500 CHFHammer price : 1,500 CHF
Lot# : 1413 Colombia
Lot# : 1414 Colombia
Lot# : 1415 Colombia1870: Small group with 5 c. orange in unused blocks of four (2) and six, together with a cover bearing the 1870 5 c. orange-yellow and 1868 10 c. violet used from Medellin to Bogotá (cert. Moorhouse); also 25 c. black on blue 'Sobreporte' with unused single, blocks of four (2) and a block of six and two used examples.Starting bid : 150 CHFHammer price : 180 CHF
Lot# : 1416 Colombia
Lot# : 1417 Colombia
Lot# : 1418 Colombia1870/77: 5 pesos black on green glazed paper, a fine unused block of four with gum (Scott = $ 400+); together with a study of the stamp including unused examples (4) and used examples (10, including a fine strip of three) from first printing; 10 pesos black on orange with used examples (8) including a pair and 10 p. black on rose used (6) and some reprints/forgeries.Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : 200 CHF
Lot# : 1419 Colombia
Lot# : 1420 Colombia1876: Entire letters (2), each from Medellin to Bogotá, with March 1876 cover franked by 1874 10 c. mauve, Type II tied by oval MEDELLIN handstamp in red, July 1876 entire franked by two 1874 10 c. violet (Types I and II) similarly cancelled. Each with cert. Moorhouse (2016).Starting bid : 150 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1421 ColombiaPanama Canal 1886: Two covers at single and double rate to Venaco, Corsica, France, both with faults, the single rate cover with Nunez 10 c. orange tied by octagonal 'Colombie / Lig. A. Paq. Fr. No. 1' datestamp (Oct 3) in black showing on reverse rare OBISPO / CANAL DE PANAMA datestamp; the double rate cover franked by defective 10 c. orange pair showing PANAMA / CANAL DE PANAMA datestamp in blue. Rare.Starting bid : 2,000 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1422 Colombia1893: 'AR' 10 c. blue on blued, imperforate, used on 1903 green 'Avis de Reception' form for a registered letter to Johannesburg, Transvaal tied by 'Bogotá' cds in black with 'Johannesburg' arrival return cds (Jan 16) at left. Reverse with New York oval transit (Dec 1, 1903) and 'Transvaal European Mail' transit (Dec 31, 1903). Corner of form missing at top left but a rare usage and destination.Starting bid : 150 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1423 Colombia
Lot# : 1424 Colombia1860: Album page with 5 c. lilac on laid paper unused, slight thin; 5 c. lilac on wove unused (3) and used, 5 c. grey unused, 10 c. yellow buff unused in pairs (3) and a block of four, all with age spots but scarce multiples, and 20 c. blue used (3). A scarce selection Scott = $ 2'000.Starting bid : 250 CHFHammer price : 550 CHF
Lot# : 1425 Colombia1864: 50 c. green, two fine unused horizontal pairs, Type I and II, both of rich colour; also a registered cover with horizontal pair used from Bogotá to Bucaramanga tied by oval 'Bogotá' handstamp, folded for better exhibit display, and a lovely large part cover to Rio Negro franked by 1864 5 c. orange, 50 c. green and 1865 1 peso rose all tied by oval MEDELLIN / FRANCA handstamps in blue with framed 'Agencia Principal de / Correos' datestamps (Nov 27) in blue at right. Covers with cert. Bortfeldt (2008 & 2009).Starting bid : 1,000 CHFHammer price : 2,400 CHF
Lot# : 1426 Colombia1868: Collection of the issue with 5 c. orange unused (9) and used examples (13); 10 c. lilac unused (12) incl. a block of eight and used examples (41) and covers (4, all with Moorhouse certificates); 20 c. blue with unused (14, including a block of ten) and used (20), together with an 1872 entire letter to Bogotá (cert.); 50 c. green with an unused block of 50, reprint sheet of 100 and various further blocks and numerous used (incl. 1876 and 1881 printings), 1 peso red with Type I in a block of twelve unused, Type II tête-bêche block of four unused, further unused and used examples in quantity together with later 1876 and 1881 printings and the obligatory reprints (incl. a complete sheet). a rare selection and a fine basis for further study and display.Starting bid : 1,000 CHFHammer price : 3,200 CHF
Lot# : 1427 Colombia1869/70: Triangular 2½ c. black on violet paper Carrier stamps, the study collection, rather untidily arranged on leaves, with scarce batonné paper variety in a near complete re-plating incl. blocks of eight (3) and a marginal block of 12, 2½ c. ordinary paper with unused blocks of eight (4) and a part sheet of 70, together with an array of pairs and some Michelson forgeries (290+ stamps).Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : 1,100 CHF
Lot# : 1428 Colombia1836/1970c.: Collection with early pre-stamp covers (2), 1859 2½ c. olive, 5 c. violet, 10 c. orange-brown and 20 c. blue all fine used and scarce 1 peso rose on blued unused, 1860 set of four used, 1861 New Granada set with genuine 2½ c. black, 5 c. buff and 10 c. blue; later issues with good degree of completion incl. 1935 Olympic set unused, incl. covers (100+) with Tumaco Provisional usage (1900) to Berlin, covers via French Paquebot service, useful range of 'Cubiertas' etc.Starting bid : 1,000 CHFHammer price : 2,200 CHF
Lot# : 1429 Colombia1927/30: Covers (5) with two internal usages and three to destinations abroad (incl. unusual one to Canada), all bearing 1926 'Crreo Rapido / Norte Santander' 4 c. blue on yellow (3) used with Colombian issues, another 1929 cover from Zapoteca with Santander 4 c. deep green and a cover from Bucumanga with pair of Santander 2 c. green. A few imperfections but an unusual group.Starting bid : 150 CHFHammer price : 260 CHF
Lot# : 1430 Colombia1830/70c.: Group lot with 1837 pre-stamp cover to Cali struck with circular 'Republica de la Neuva Granada / Popayan / Debe' in red, 1851 entire from London to Bogotá prepaid, 1862 50 c. green used, 1865 10 c. violet used (9) and a further example on large piece to France, 1866 1 p. red used (6), 10 p. vermilion & black unused, small study of 1870 Registration stamp etc.Starting bid : 300 CHFHammer price : 550 CHF
Lot# : 1431 Colombia1863: Collection of the issue with 5 c. orange in pair on March 1865 entire letter to Rio Negro cancelled at 'Aberjorral' in manuscript (cert. Moorhouse), a further cover with two 5 c. cancelled at 'Pamplona' in manuscript with a further stamp removed; 10 c. blue on white wove paper with used examples (7), and a further example on blued paper; 20 c. red with unused examples (2) and used (9); 50 c. green with unused examples (5) showing both types. Cancellation interest, generally fresh and fine, a scarce group Scott = $ 2'500+.Starting bid : 500 CHFHammer price : 1,400 CHF
Lot# : 1432 Colombia1859/1990c. Large collection from first issues through to the present day, with a fair smattering of classic issues used with cancellation interest, Scadta with March 1920 10 c. green unused (6, incl. a block of four), Scadta optd. issues incl. 'P' Panama opt. on 5 c. orange in mint blocks of 10 and 15, also many hundreds of commercial covers primarily from 1930's onwards, small collection of Chile from 1868, also literature witth Sanabria Airpost catalogue (1953), 'Correo Aereo de Colombia' by Gebauer (1975) and 'Deutsch-Kolumbianischen' by Brandes (2000). A bulky lot but some useful noted.Starting bid : 500 CHFHammer price : 850 CHF
Lot# : 1433 Scadta Colombia1919: 2 c. carmine-rose, position 5, mint example showing the variety: "arabic 1" in "18-19" at base of overprint, a fine example with some light ageing, showing further breaks in several of the overprint's lettering; small part original gum. A rare stamp Gi 379a = £ 9'500/Mi 264/I = € 8'500/Scott = $ 7'250.
Starting bid : 1,500 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1434 Scadta Colombia1919: 2 c. carmine-rose, a fine used example with good centering for this stamp, the top perforations demonstrating the scissor cut separation utilised and being larger than normal, fresh and fine, a scarce stamp. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (2002) Scott = $ 1'700.Starting bid : 350 CHFHammer price : 360 CHF
Lot# : 1435 Scadta Colombia1919: 2 c. carmine-rose, a fine used example on First Flight cover addressed to A. Lombardi in Puerto Colombia, cancelled by two strikes of Barranquilla datestamp and target, with Puerto Colombia acceptance alongside (June 18) in violet. Signed Kessler. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (2002).Starting bid : 350 CHFHammer price : 420 CHF
Lot# : 1436 Scadta Colombia1920: 10 c. multicoloured imperforate vignette "Woman and Boy watching Plane", a superb unused example, Setting 2 with dots before 'Navegacion' in overprint, large margins all round and of good colour. A scarce stamp. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1999) Scott = $ 3'000.
Provenance: Corinphila sale 141 (May 2004), lot 4232.Starting bid : 750 CHFHammer price : 750 CHF
Lot# : 1437 Scadta Colombia1920: 10 c. multicoloured imperforate vignette "Clouds and small Biplane" cancelled by "CCNA / Barranquilla" oval cachet in violet on Barranquilla to Cartagena Second Flight cover, overfranked with 4 c. violet and 5 c. blue tied by oval "Correo Aereos / Barranquilla" datestamp in violet. Barranquilla datestamp on reverse (March 4) in blue. Cover in fine condition (many of the Lombardi to Banfi covers were over-franked) and very scarce with only 10 covers recorded bearing this vignette from this flight Muller #4. Scott= $ 1'875 off cover.
Provenance: Collection Rothschild (June 1958), lot 17.Starting bid : 1,000 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1438 Scadta Colombia1920: 10 c. multicoloured imperforate vignette "Tilted Plane", a fine used example tied to small piece by large part oval CCNA / Cartagena' violet cachet. The vignette with tiny corner crease in margin only at top left of no great significance. A scarce and attractive stamp. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1971) Scott = $ 1'875.Starting bid : 300 CHFHammer price : 420 CHF
Lot# : 1439 Scadta Colombia
Lot# : 1440 Scadta Colombia
Lot# : 1441 Scadta Colombia1920: 10 c. multicoloured imperforate vignette "Fuselage & Tail of Biplane", unused / used example with large margins all round but some slight staining above second pilot and on fuselage possibly from a removed cancellation, nevertheless an exceedingly scarce stamp. Signed Roumet, Rendon Scott = $ 11'000 unused / $ 3'800 used.Starting bid : 500 CHFHammer price : 1,200 CHF
Lot# : 1442 Scadta Colombia
Lot# : 1443 Scadta Colombia1920: 10 c. multicoloured imperforate vignette "Plane at rest, Pilot foreground", a fine large margined example used with 3 c. red-brown on 2nd Flight Cover addressed to Felix Banfi in Cartagena, the vignette tied by "CCNA / Barranquilla" cachet lightly struck in violet and the 3 c. tied by oval Barranquilla datestamp (March 4). Some cover creases away from the stamps but rare - just six examples of this 10 c. vignette are recorded on cover Scott = $ 1'875 off cover.Starting bid : 1,000 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1444 Scadta Colombia1920: 10 c. multicoloured imperforate vignette "Ocean Liner" cancelled by 'Compania Colombiana De Navegacion Aerea / Cartagena' oval cachet in violet, minor scuff mark on the Ocean Liner, used on Cartagena to Barranquilla First Flight cover with 3 c. brown lake alongside tied by fine 'Correo Aereo / Catagena-Colombia' datestamp in violet (Feb 22). A rare and most attractive cover. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (2003).
Provenance: Corinphila sale 141 (May 2004), lot 4239.
Starting bid : 1,000 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1445 Scadta Colombia
Lot# : 1446 Scadta Colombia1920: 10 c. green imperforaate, a fine used example on cover from Cartagena to Barranquilla with 3 c. red on yellow, both cancelled by oval 'Compania Colombiana De Navegacion Aerea Agencia De Cartagena' and by circular 'Correo Aereo / Cartagena Colombia' datestamp in violet (March 13). The 10 c. with minor surface scrape but of rich colour for this issue. Envelope with slight trim at left but with full Barranquilla arrival cds (March 14) on reverse. A rare cover. Cert. Sismondo (2003) Michel 10.Starting bid : 500 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1447 Scadta Colombia1922: Colombia 3 c. postal stationery envelope endorsed 'por Hydroavion' used with Scadta 15 c. blue to Barranquilla, carried by Girardot with 15 c. tied by circular 'Servizio Postal Aereo / Sacdta / Girardot' cachet in violet and Barranquilla (March 11) acceptance cachet (repeated strike on reverse). A fresh and fine cover.Starting bid : 150 CHFHammer price : 320 CHF
Lot# : 1448 Scadta Colombia
Lot# : 1449 Scadta Colombia1921: 30 c. rose on white paper, a fine example used on 1921 flown cover endorsed 'Con Hydroavion' to Barranquilla in combination with Colombia 3 c. green, tied by 'Sociedad Colombo-Alemana / De / Transportes Aereos' in violet and Barranquilla datestamp in blue. Further handstamped '9 Dic 1921' at lower left. A fine and scarce cover. Cert. E. Diena (1988).Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : 340 CHF
Lot# : 1450 Scadta ColombiaBarranquilla - Girardot First Flight 1920 (Oct 19/20): Cover with 50 c. pale green tied by oval "Servicio Postal Aereo / S.C.A. DE T.A." with bird vignette handstamped in violet (only used on this Flight), with postage 1917 1 c. green and 2 c. carmine-rose tied by "Girardot" datestamp in violet and reverse with framed Bogotá datestamps in blue (Oct 21 and 22). This flight (of 1'000 kms in a Junkers F-13) was the only Flight to bear a 50 centavos air surcharge, on Oct 18, 1920 SCADTA signed a contract with the Government and the fee was set at 30 c. for 15 grams. Addressee's name blocked out, file fold and smaall envelope faulrs, but an excessively rare cover - just 4 are known from this Flight Muller #11.Starting bid : 1,500 CHFHammer price : 1,700 CHF
Lot# : 1451 Scadta Colombia1921: 'VALOR 10 CENTAVOS' in blue on 50 c. green, a fine used example on flown cover to Bogotá cancelled by oval SOCIEDAD COLOMBO-ALEMANA / CORREOS AEREOS / GIRARDOT despatch in green and by two line NAVEGACION AEREA / NEIVA in violet, Colombia 3 c. cancelled at Bogota on arrival (Nov 16). Handstamps repeated on reverse, a fine and rare usage. Cert. E. Diena (1988) Scott = $ 1'200 off cover.Starting bid : 400 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1452 Scadta Colombia
Lot# : 1453 Scadta Colombia
Lot# : 1454 Scadta Colombia1921: 'VALOR 30 CENTAVOS' in black on 50 c. green (note Plate Flaw on stamp with 'F' for 'E' in 'Sociedad'), surcharged at Girardot, a fine used example cancelled by large part circular SERVICIO POSTAL AEREO / SCADTA / BARRANQUILLA cachet in violet. A scarce stamp Scott = $ 1'200.Starting bid : 150 CHFHammer price : 220 CHF
Lot# : 1455 Scadta Colombia1921: 'Vaolr 10. Centavos' in black on 50 c. green (error 'Vaolr' for 'Valor'), a fine used example on flown cover to Bogotá cancelled by oval SOCIEDAD COLOMBO-ALEMANA / CORREOS AEREOS / GIRARDOT despatch in green and by two line NAVEGACION AEREA / NEIVA in violet, Colombia 1 c and 2 c. cancelled at Bogota on arrival (Nov 16) in red. Handstamps repeated on reverse, a fine and rare usage. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (2004) Scott = $ 1'200 off cover.Starting bid : 400 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1456 Scadta Colombia
Lot# : 1457 Scadta Colombia1921: 'VALOR 30 CENTAVOS' in violet on 50 c. green, surcharged at Girardot, a fine used example showing handstamp Inverted, with light oval 'Girardot' handstamp and part violet (Sept, 1921) cancellation. Some minor creasing and tiny thin spot asusual but a very rare stamp. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (2003) Scott = unpriced.Starting bid : 200 CHFHammer price : 200 CHF
Lot# : 1458 Scadta Colombia1921: 'VALOR 30 CENTAVOS' in violet on 50 c. green, surcharged at Girardot, a fine example from left of sheet, uncancelled on Behr-Heyder flown cover to Bogotá, with Colombia ½ c. yellow in two strips of three cancelled at Medellin in blue (Nov 16). Reverse with Bogotá datestamp in red (Nov 17). A rare and attractive usage, Cert. E. Diena (1988).Starting bid : 400 CHFHammer price : not sold
Lot# : 1459 Scadta Colombia1921: 'VALOR 30 Ctvos / S.C.A.T.A.' in black on 50 c. green, surcharged at Girardot, a fine used example, usual tiny thins to delicate paper, cancelled by Barranquilla 'clock' cancellation in violet. A rare stamp. Signed Field, Gebauer Scott = $ 625.Starting bid : 150 CHFHammer price : 150 CHF
Lot# : 1460 Scadta Colombia1921: '$ 0.30c.' in violet on 50 c. green, surcharged in Girardot, Inverted, a fine used example with large part 'Sociedad Colombo-Alemana / De / Transportes Aereos' handstamp in violet. A fine example of a rare stamp. Signed Bartels Scott = $ 1'450.
Starting bid : 350 CHFHammer price : not sold
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