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  • Lot# : 1476 Great Britain

    1853: Entire letter from Glasgow to Easton, PA, USA endorsed 'per Royal Mail Steamship 24' (cents), most unusually struck with framed "HOPE / STREET" and 'Glasgow' cds in black (April 1), carried on Cunard 'America' with BR PACKET / 24 / BOSTON arrival (April 15) with "19 / CENTS" British credit in green. Slightly soiled but unusual.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 1477 Great Britain

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    1840 (May 6): 1 d. black, plate 1a, lettered GE, a fine used example with four large margins, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. Opinion K. Louis (1999) Gi = £ 375.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 1478 Great Britain

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    1840: 1 d. black, plate 2, lettered HJ, a fine used example with good to large margins all round, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. Opinion K. Louis (1998) Gi = £ 375.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 1479 Great Britain

    1840: 1 d. black, Plate 3, a used horizontal pair lettered RA-RB, large margins all round, slightly irregular at left, lightly cancelled by Maltese Crosses in red. Tiny corner bend at upper right but an attractive multiple, together with a single example from Plate 1b, lettered RD, with clear to large margins cancelled by beautifully struck Maltese Cross Gi = £ 1'375+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 1480 Great Britain

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    1840: 1 d. black, plate 4, lettered QA, a fine used example with ample to large margins all round, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. Opinion K. Louis (1998) Gi = £ 400.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 1481 Great Britain

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    1840: 1d. black, plate 5, lettered SE, Imprimatur from the 1st registration sheet (before hardening), very fine and fresh with close to large margins all round, just 23 stamps were removed from the Imprimatur sheet, many of which are in institutional collections: TA housed in the N.P.M., London; TH in the Tapling collection, British Library; AL in the Royal Collection. The other 1 d. black imprimatur from plate 5, lettered SE from the Royal Collection was offered later as part of the Gaetano Vullo collection in a London auction in November 2003 and realised £ 16'468 (incl. buyer's premium). Cert. RPS (2001) Gi 2 Imp. = £ 32'000.rnProvenance: Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Spink, London, 17 May 2001, lot 9. Sold after Her Majesty The Queen approved the purchase of the famous block of ten 1840 1d. blacks used on first day cover from the Cohen collection.rn 
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,500 CHF

    Lot# : 1482 Great Britain

    1840: 1 d, black, Plate 7, lettered PJ, an unused example, touched at right and at lower left, some toning in the right margin, nevertheless a desirable stamp. Cert. Eichele (2015) SG Spec AS44 = £13'000.
    Starting bid : 700 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1483 Great Britain

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    1840: 1 d. black, plate 7, lettered SF, a fine used example with good to large margins all round, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. Opinion K. Louis (1998) Gi = £ 400.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 1484 Great Britain

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    1840: 1 d. black, plate 7, lettered CB, a fine used example with good to large margins all round, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. Opinion K. Louis (1998) Gi = £ 400.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 1485 Great Britain

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    1840: 1 d. black, plate 8, lettered AF, a fine used example in a deep shade, with good to large margins all round, neatly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. Opinion K. Louis (1998) Gi = £ 525.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 1486 Great Britain

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    1840: 1 d. black, plate 8, lettered IK, a fine used example on thin paper, with good to large margins all round, cancelled by red Maltese Cross. Opinion K. Louis (1998) Gi = £ 525.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 1487 Great Britain

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    1840: 1 d. black, plate 10, lettered TJ, a fine used example with large even margins all round, cancelled by black Maltese Cross. Very scarce so fine. Opinion K. Louis (1999) Gi = £ 950.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 1488 Great Britain

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    1840: 1 d. grey-black, plate 11, lettered SG, a fine used example with clear to large margins all round, lightly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. Signed Pröschold. Cert. K. Louis (1999) Gi = £ 4'600.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 1489 Great Britain

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    1840 (May 6): 2 d. blue, plate 1, lettered KH, a used example with large margins on three sides with portion of adjoining stamp at top and clear at left, lightly cancelled by red Maltese Cross. Opinion Louis (1999) Gi = £ 975.
    Starting bid : 240 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 1490 Great Britain

    1840: 2 d. blue, Plate 1, a used horizontal pair lettered LA-LB, good to large margins all round, lightly cancelled by Maltese Crosses in red. An attractive pair Gi 5 = £ 1'950.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 1491 Great Britain

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    1840: 2d. blue, plate 2, lettered MC, an unused example, good to large margins all round, of fresh colour with gum. Plate 2 in unused condition is very much rarer than plate 1; most unused stamps from plate 2 originate from the 'Mackay' block of seven unused horizontal rows, exhibited in 1898 at the Birmingham Philatelic Exhibition. The 'Mackay' block was heavily damaged and without gum, and shortly after the Birmingham Exhibition was cut up into smaller multiples and single examples. This example, with gum, does not emanate from the 'Mackay' multiple. On 1 March 1989 the RPSL issued a certificate confirming "unused", but as usual at the time did not mention the gum. Three months later the stamp was offered in a Phillips Auction 22 June 1989, lot 182. It therefore can be assumed, that the stamp was submitted by Phillips to the RPSL. It was then described by Phillips "....fine with part original gum". Years later Stanley Gibbons also described the stamp as "Superb unused o.g. (original gum) ..... rarely seen so fine, especially plate 2". When the stamp was recently re-submitted by Corinphila to the RPSL to qualify the gum in a new certificate, the RPSL declined the request. Therefore the stamp is now offered 'as is/tel quel' with RPSL cert. (1989) stating 'unused' not mentioning or giving a status for the gum (as usual in those days) and therefore not subject to return. Cert. RPS (1989) Gi = £ 45'000.rnProvenance: Phillips, London, 22 June 1989, lot 182 (at the time illustrated in colour on the front cover of the auction catalogue).
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000 CHF

    Lot# : 1492 Great Britain

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    1840 (May 6): 2 d. blue, plate 2, lettered SI, a used example with large margins all round in a rich shade, lightly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. A very fine and attractive stamp. Opinion Louis (1999) Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 1493 Great Britain

    1841: 1 d. red-brown Plate 19, a compl. used reconstruction of the plate of 240 subjects, each stamp cancelled by black Maltese Cross, largely fair to fine examples of good appearance, many with four margins and showing the plethora of shades produced on the blued paper with all the listed double check letters, Basal Shifts and 'J' flaws, prominent horizontal guide line on CE and CF etc., a remarkable and extremely attract. reconstruction Gi = £ 16'800.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 1494 Great Britain

    1854: Embossed 6 d. purple with wmk VR inverted, an unused example with just touched to large margins all round, with slightest doubling impression indicated in left margin, minor ironed out corner bend but of fresh and rich colour, unused without gum, a rare stamp Gi = £ 19'500.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 1495 Great Britain

    1862: 4 d. plate 3, OA, bright red and 9d. bistre, plate 2, AF, both ovpt. SPECIMEN and attached to Postal Notice from the G.P.O. London to inform 'Postmasters who obliterate stamps' about the new issue. The 9 d. with corner fault at lower left, the Postal Notice with minor tears and usual creasing, otherwise fresh, only a handful recorded.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 1496 Great Britain

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    1882, 5 s. rose on bluish (fiscal) paper with watermark 'Large Anchor', plate 4, EB, characteristic paler shade as can be seen frequently on printings on blued paper, perfect perforations and centering, neatly cancelled with "LONDON E.C. JY 27 8(?)" hooded datestamp, fine and fresh state of preservation, Cert. Karl Louis BPP (2020)  Gi = £ 4'000.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1497 Great Britain

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    10 s. grey-green on bluish (fiscal) paper with watermark 'Large Anchor', perfect perforations and centering, strong fresh colour, pressed light vertical creases, clear "MANCHESTER YORK ST.  AU. 8. 83" c.d.s., attractive presentation and in a very fresh state of preservation. Cert. Karl Louis BPP (2020). Gi.= £ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 1498 Great Britain

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    1882, £ 1 brown-lilac on white paper with watermark 'Large Anchor', AG, perfect perforations and centering, pressed horizontal crease and corner crease at the lower right, tied by "NEWCASTLE ON TYNE OC. 23. 83" c.d.s., good example of this rare and difficult stamp. Cert. Karl Louis BPP (2020). Gi. = £ 7'000.  
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF

    Lot# : 1499 Great Britain

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    1882, £ 5 orange on white paper, AF, very good perforation and centering, fresh colour, centrally cancelled with "GLASGOW AP. 13. 95" c.d.s., lightened blue crayon line in the top left corner, closed small paper split on the right in the 6th. perforation hole, oily obliteration, otherwise well presenting. Cert. Karl Louis BPP (2020). Gi = £ 3'500.  
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF

    Lot# : 1500 Great Britain

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    1875, 2 1/2 d. rosy mauve, plate 2, Error of Lettering LH-FL (for LH-HL), perfect perforations and good colour, cancelled with "785 TENTERDEN" duplex obliteration leaving the corner letterings with the error clearly visible. One of the most popular and spectacular 'Errors' of the Queen Victoria Issues. Cert. Karl Louis BPP (2020) Gi = £ 2'600.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 1501 Great Britain

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    1888, £ 1 brown-lilac, watermark 'Three Orbs', very good perforation and centering, minor age-toning along bottom perfs., cancelled with boxed "C.H.B./G.P.O." and COSHAM / HANTS c.d.s., good state of preservation. Cert. Karl Louis (2020). Gi = £ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 700 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 1502 Great Britain

    1902/11 De La Rue £ 1 dull green, a used example, marginal from top of sheet, neatly cancelled by "Guernsey" cds (April 1911) in black Gi = £ 825.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 1503 Great Britain

    1911/13: Somerset House £1 deep green, an unused example of good colour, centred to base, slight rub, fine, large part og. Gi = £ 2'000.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 1504 Great Britain

    1913: Seahorse £ 1 green, a fine used example, well centred and of good colour, neatly cancelled by 'Guernsey' cds (2 Sept, 1913) in black. A choice example of a scarce stamp Gi = £ 1'400.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 1505 Great Britain

    1913: Seahorse £ 1 green, a fine used example, centred to top but of rich colour, lightly cancelled by oval datestamp in black. Scarce. Signed Richter, Pröschold Gi = £ 1'400.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 1506 Great Britain

    1929: PUC 2½ d. blue, a used example with variety "Watermark Inverted", a fine of a very scarce stamp Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 1507 Foreign P.O.'s

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    Crimean War 1854: 1 d. red-brown, Die I, wmk Small Crown, two horizontal strips of three perf. 16 plate 191 lettered AG-AI and perf. 14 plate R3 lettered RD-RE respectively, two fine and a fresh multiples, lightly cancelled by strikes of "* ♚ *" crown between stars obliterator in black. Both strips with certs. RPS (1996) Gi listed but not priced.rnProvenance: The Z4 strip ex Gosvenor sale (Dec 1997).
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 1508 Foreign P.O.'s

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    Crimean War 1854 (Sept 3): Embossed 1 s. green, a fresh example with large margins, well embossed, neatly cancelled by complete strike of "* ♚ *" crown between stars obliterator in black on piece to which the adhesive may not belong. Minor splitting along silk thread at top and bottom and very light corner crease outside design at top left, nevertheless a very rare usage and attractive adhesive. Cert. Karl Louis (2020) Gi = £ 3'000.rnRemarks: A very rare usage of the 1 s. Embossed cancelled with 'Crown between Stars' with just one other cut to shape single ex Yates and a damged strip of four on piece ex Piat recorded by the expert, Karl Louis.rnProvenance & Reference: The British Philatelist, vol. XVI (April 1923), illustrated on the front page of the magazine; J. B. Seymour collection, shown in the 1935 RPSL Jubilee Exhibition (May 1935), R. Lowe sale (June 1951), lot 1084; Griffith Blackler collection, Harmer sale (May 1992), lot 1767; Spink private treaty list (Spring 2000).
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400 CHF

    Lot# : 1509 Foreign P.O.'s

    Crimean War 1854: 1 d. red-brown, Die II perf. 14, wmk Small Crown lettered BJ-BL, a fine and a fresh horizontal strip of three, lightly tied by 'OXO' star between cyphers obliterator in black to officer's envelope to London. Reverse with "POST OFFICE / BRITISH ARMY OC 11 1855" despatch cds in blue and "10 FN 10 OC 22 1855" arrival datestamp in red. Some patina, nevertheless an appealing cover from the theatre of war.rnProvenance: 89. Shanahan's sale (April 1959).
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 1510 Brit. Post Turkey

    British P.O. in Constantinople 1862 (March 26): Cover from Constantinople to Stirling Scotland bearing Great Britain 1857 1 d. rose-red on white paper die II perf. 14, three horizontal pairs lettered AA-AB, BA-BB & CA-CB, each stamp tied by neat strike of the "C" in bars obliterator. Reverse with "BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE MR 26 1862" despatch cds in red and "STIRLING AP 5 62" arrival cds in blue. Vertical filing fold just touching BB, some toning at left, nevertheless an interesting and attractive franking to pay the 6 d. rate via Marseilles with a French packet in the 1857 rate.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 1511 Brit. Post Turkey

    British P.O. in Smyrna 1875 (June 25): Cover from Smyrna to Liverpool, endorsed "Via Marseilles", bearing Great Britain 1864/79 1 d. rose red plate 166, four single examples lettered QG, RG, RJ, SG in combination with 1873 4 d. deep vermillion plate 14 lettered TA, tied by bold strikes of the "F87" obliterator of Smyrna. Despatch "SMYRNA JU 25 75" alogside, Loverpool arrival cds (JY 3) on reverse. Backflap missing, cover top neatly repaired, nevertheless an extraordinary combination to pay the 8 d. rate via France which came in force in December 1872 when the French transit rates were increased after the lost Franco-Prussian War. In addition sent one week prior to the establishment of the GPU when rates were lowered to 6 d.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 1512 Brit. Post Morocco

    1933/36: Lot four envelopes, all sent 'BY OVERLAND ROUTE', incl. two registered usages from Tangier and Casablanca to Germany and one to Canada.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 1513 Great Britain

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    1840/79: Penny Black Plate 3-IG on small piece with Cert. RPS (2000) and another copy, both cancelled by red Maltese Cross, furthermore quantities of 1 d red of 1841/79 used and 24 on covers, good condition and neatly arranged in a stockbook.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 1514 Great Britain

    1840/2000c.: Used collection from 1840 with 1 d. black plates 1b, 3, 5, 6 and 9; 1840 2 d. blue in a deep shade cancelled in black, 1841 1 d. red from black plates 2, 9, 10 and 11; and a fine study of the later plates from plate 14 through to pl. 94 with 61 plates represented incl. pl. 32 with watermark inverted; 1841 2 d. blue (3), 1864/79 1 d. red plates from 71-76 and 78-225 complete, 1858/79 2 d. blue pl. 7-15 complete, 1870 Bantam ½ d. complete incl. rare Plate 9, 1847/54 Embossed 6 d., 10 d. and 1 s. (2) mostly with good margins, 1866/62 4 d. rose-carmine with a fine study (15), 6 d. lilac (5) and 1 s. green (4), later Surface Printed generally complete less 'abnormals' incl. some used abroad, 1880 2 c. brown lettered BH forgery 'used' with Scottish 131 obliterator, 1867/78 wmk. Maltese Cross 5 s. rose (3), 10 s. grey-green and £1 brown-lilac of fine appearance but imperfections; 1882/83 wmk. Anchor 5 s. rose, 1883/84 high values with 2 s. 6 d. (3), 5 s. (2), 10 s. (3, incl. 10 s. cobalt with cert.) and wmk. Crowns £ 1 brown-lilac; 183 lilac and green set, 1891 £ 1 green, Edward VII 1902/10 with fine range of shades on all values, high values with 5 s. (3), 10 s. (3) and 1902 and 1912 £ 1 both cancelled in Guernsey, George V with range of shades and Seahorses incl. 10 s. (8) and £ 1 blue-green, 1929 PUC £ 1, 1885 10 s. IR Official, and later Elizabeth II issues; together with reprint of the Nissen Plating Guide to the 1 d. Black and Peel's 'Essential Guide to the 1 d. and 2 d. Stars' by Statham. Some fine stamps noted with a range of 20 certificates/opinions and some further seller's opinions, viewing is recommended.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 9,000 CHF

    Lot# : 1515 Great Britain

    1900/80: Lot with several thousand stamps covering the semi-modern range used/unused or in mint condition, incl. single stamps, full sets, souvenir sheets, few cards and covers, plenty of duplicates, small part of valid postage and more, good to mixed condition and housed in four albums and stockbooks, on album pages and loose on stockcards and in glassines, the whole arranged in a Banana box.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 1516 Great Britain

    1970/2000: The complete Deegan Machin Handbook in two volumes plus Alan Wilson's Specialised Machin Catalogue including many pre-sorted in three albums together with an enormous quantity of Machin Kiloware stored in several boxes. An occasion for further research.
    Starting bid : Bid
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 1517 Great Britain

    1838/1947: Album with 105 covers/cards with many sent abroad, starting with stampless usages to Switzerland (3), 1863 1 sh. green single franking to Linköping Sweden and on  1869 cover to Christiania, Norway, further 1872 (Ap. 20) 3d rose wmk. Spray used on cover to Lyon as well as a fine selection of various London cancellations. To be inspected.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1518 Great Britain

    Isle of Man 1854/57: 1 d. red star used on 1864 cover to Golspie tied by "Douglas-Isle of Man / 407" duplex in black, the contents with superb engraving of the "Castle Mona Hotel & Family Boarding House, Douglas, Isle of Man" showing riders, rowers and sailing; together with a second unused letter-head from the hotel (circa 1866) with the picture altered and re-engraved; and a third engraved letter-heading of the "Talbot Hotel" on Athol Street in Douglas. A charming and scarce group.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1519 Great Britain

    Queensland 1860: Perkins Bacon undenominated REGISTERED 'Chalon Head' Die Proof for Queensland, printed in pale lilac on very thick cream card together with De La Rue Proofs for KGV and QEII issues printed on ordinary paper.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 1519D Tasmania

    1871/91: Chalon 6 d. dull lilac, 1878/91 Sideface 1 d. rose and 2 d. green used on 1883 cover endorsed 'via Brindisi' to Thurgau, Switzerland all cancelled by "25" numeral obliterator with DELORAINE cds (April 20) at left in black. Reverse wih Launceston transit (April 21) and Swiss TPO and arrival cds (June 4). Minor edge wear but a scarce three colour mixed issue combination to an unusual destination.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 1519E Tasmania

    1891 (April-Aug): ½ d. orange, a vertical imperforate pair on unwatermarked thin porous paper, corner marginal from upper left of sheet, large margins all round and each optd. SPECIMEN in black. Minor horizontal bends to be expected on this paper but most attractive and rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 1519A South Australia

    1855: Perkins Bacon 1 s., imperforate Plate Poof engraved in black, a block of four from lower right corner of the sheet, the pairs divided horizontally and reaffixed, good to very large margins on three sides and showing the misalignment of the Plate. Scarce and attractive.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 1519J Tasmania

    1966: Tasmania Stamp Duty, 5 c. Tasmanian Tiger, 10 c. Eucalyptus and $ 5 Hydro-electric Pylons, all in imperforate photographic Plate Proof blocks of four, corner marginal from lower right of the sheet.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1519C Tasmania

    1865/71: 1 s. vermilion, perf. 12, showing full horizontal and double line of perforations at left, stright edge at right, cancelled by manuscript date '1/6/70' in ink. Unusual.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1519I Tasmania

    1863: St. George & Dragon 2 s. 6 d. carmine, a used example from lower left corner of the sheet imperforate on two sides and perf. 10 at top and at right, the left margin showing partial "Scrolling" in pale orange, lightly cancelled in ink. Just 250 sheets were printed in Hobart in October 1863, thus this positional piece is extremely rare with just three examples recorded shwoing the marginal scrolling.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1519B Tasmania

    1864: Envelope from Government House, Hobart addressed to John Meredith in Swanport, with "♕ / FREE" circular datestamp in red (Aug 6) and counter-signed 'F.G. Steward', the Governor's secretary, in manuscript; with original enclosure being an invitation from Governor Gore Brown to a Ball to be held in honour of Her Majesty's Birthday on August 25th. Exceptional and most unusual.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1519F Tasmania

    1892: ½ d. orange & mauve used with 1899 Pictorial 1 d. lake vertical pair, one scuffed at base, on 1900 cover to London cancelled by three strikes of very scarce "27" barred numeral obliterator in black with FRANKFORD despatch cds (April 24) below. Reverse with Launceston transit cds (same day) and London arrival (June 5). A scarce usage of the soon to be discontinued numeral obliterator.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1519H Tasmania

    1863: St. George & Dragon, 5 s. imperforate Plate Proof in a horizontal pair with large margins all round, engraved by Alfred Bock in black on unwatermarked white wove paper, usual horizontal bend not detracting from the stunning appearance. Extremely rare with just one Proof sheet struck thus.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1519K Victoria

    1906: 1 d. rose-red on grey postal stationery letter-sheet, addressed and sealed but unsent, showing spectacular mis-perforation error through Coat of Arms and 'stamp'. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 1519G Tasmania

    1863: St. George & Dragon, 3 s. imperforate Plate Proof in a vertical pair with, for this, large margins all round, engraved by Alfred Bock in black on unwatermarked white wove paper. An exceptional and extremely rare multiple - see 'Stamps of Tasmania' where Basset Hull states that in 1889 Bock had the 5 s. and 10 s. Proof values still available but would not part with his sole example of the 3d: "which I think is the best of the series".
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 1520A Australia

    1984: Clipper Ship 'Sobraon' 75 c. multicoloured, a Printer's Proof block of fifty (5 x 10), lithograpahed at the Cambec Press in Melbourne, a quarter of the sheet, reduced to 43% of the issued size, with perforating 13½ x 14 applied sideways and reverse with full and extensive printing instructions printed in black. A splendid and rare Proof.rn 
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 1520 Victoria

    Victoria "The Half Lengths of Victoria" by J.R.W. Purves (1953, published by the RPSL, signed internally "Best wishes from Bill Purves, 16.9.60", with all plates at back and with the supplement to the Philatelist and Postal Historian (May 1952); despite some soiling and wear on the cover the volume is in splendid overall condition - just 120 printed of which this is #2. Extremely rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 1521 Australia

    Commonwealth of Australia 1850/1940: Collection several hundred stamps used/unused from New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia as well as Confederation of Australia,, noteworthy some better imperf. issues, various cancellations, colour shades, officials, 'Specimen' overprints, few high values up to £ 1., few fiscals, Kangaroos up to 5 s., at the end few stamps with 'N.W. Pacific Islands' overprint up to £ 1., good to mixed condition but the unused semi-modern section of very fresh appearance, mounted on album pages.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200 CHF

    Lot# : 1522 Papua New Guinea

    Papua New Guinea 1901/38: Small collection 110 stamps used/unused, incl. various Lakatoi types up to 2 s. 6 d. with inscripton or surcharge 'Papua', issues of New Guinea with full airmail set of 1939 unused (£ 1 creased) and some officials, good condition and mounted on album pages.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 1523 Bahamas

    Bahamas Postal Stationery 1881/1971: The extraordinary Gold Medal collection offered intact (396 items), with Postal Stationery Cards from 1881 with 1½ d. rose cards mint and used (6), 1883 with De La Rue Die Proofs (2) in black on white glazed paper inset into thick card and another on brown Day-book card with manuscript "April 24, 6 Leads, 1883" alongside (unique), issued card study with 1½ d. + 1½ d. carmine with "Double Surcharge" varieties mint (4, one on reply side only), together with misplaced surcharge examples mint, 1892 locally surcharged 1 d. on 1½ d. cards mint (2) and used (2), 1892 De La Rue hand-painted Essay for the 1 d. carmine card with the background picked out in Chinese white with "Approved, 14th April 1892" in manuscript (unique), thereafter with SPECIMEN and used examples incl. one from INAGUA, 1902 hand-painted Essay ex De La Rue with "BAHAMAS" and "ONE PENNY" picked out in Chinese white and signed by Sir W. H. Mercer (unique, ex Vestey); page from the Madagascar archives with 1 d. cards optd. SPECIMEN and struck by circular "Madagascar / Collection de Berne" cachets in red, further cards (4) with SPECIMEN in differing sizes in black; the believed unique illustrated 1 d. card with b&w picture of family from Grant's Town, 1934 De La Rue Essay for 1½ d. brown card with "Golf" and "Beach" proposals for illustrations with both the original photos used and the reduced examples (unique); 1½ d. brown card with clear first impression marked 'App'd' ex De La Rue archives; 1938 George VI De La Rue Die Proofs in black for the 1½ d. brown card one with 'App'd' ex archives; 1½ d. brown card optd SPECIMEN and cancelled by circular POSTAL SERVICE / H.M.B. DEPARTMENT CACHET in blue (Home Mail Branch) - rare, believed that just 3 can exist; 2 d. grey card with framed De La Rue "FILE" handstamp in violet and "Apprd. for Die Colour" in manuscript (unique); locally surcharged 2 d. on 1½ d. brown card unused and used (both are of great rarity); 2 d. carmine card with framed De La Rue "FILE" handstamp in violet and "Apprd." in manuscript (unique); Postal Stationery Envelopes with 1880 De La Rue Essay on tracing paper for 4 d. design hand-painted in purple, lilac and Chinese white (unique), De La Rue embossed Die Proof for 4 d. in black with uncleared surround dated 13 Oct 1880 (unique), further 4 d. Die Proof inset in card on buff paper and the original specifications of the order in manuscript and envelope marked 'A' as sample, unused and used examples, 2½ d. red surcharge on 4 d. env. with study of rare "Double Surcharge, One Albino" on two envelopes, rare black 2½ d. surcharge group of June 1891 (5 unused and two used) and one with no new value indicated unused; rare red 2½ d. surcharge group of June 1891 (3), 1892 2½ d. De La Rue Proofs in vermilion (2) for 2½ d. blue envelopes and 2½ d. blue ex 'Madagascar' archive, 2½ d. blue env. up-rated sent registered to New York, 1901 Staircase envelope De La Rue Proof in black and three DLR Proofs of envelopes to be utilised with annotations; DLR Proofs for 1 d. envelope in scarlet (2), 1 d. env ex 'Madagascar' archives, and further SPECIMENS, Edward VII 1902 De La Rue Proof in vermilion for 2½ d. envelope issued in blue and a photographic file Essay ex archives; Registered Postal Stationery envelopes 1893 De La Rue Essay on tracing paper for 2 d. design hand-painted in blue, grey and Chinese white (unique), embossed Proof for 2 d. value in vermilion, 2 d. up-rated used examples (7) size G; and extraordinary 1897 usage of K size envelope with block of four 2½ d. adhesives registered from Nassau (H&G C1b), 1902 De La Rue embossed Die Proof for 2 d. in vermilion (unique) and photographic file copy ex DLR archives; 1913 De La Rue embossed Die Proof for 2 d. in vermilion (unique), 1930 De La Rue embossed Die Proof for 3 d. in vermilion (unique) and photographic file Proof ex archives, 1938 De La Rue embossed Die Proof for 2 d. in red (unique), 1954-1973 issues with complete range of unused (incl. 1973 7 c. envelope with 'albino' impression) and used examples; Postal Stationery Airletters with range of unused, SPECIMENS and used from 1943 onwards incl. 7 d. orange with De La Rue Proof example marked Approved and with framed 'FILE' handstamp in violet, internal private advertising for the 'Cellars Wine Shop', 1963 8 d. Airletter with 'stamp' misplaced upwards unused and used, 8 d. Airletter with rare 'Vignette Omitted' variety unused and used, 1965 Airletter 8 d. with "Queen's Head and Value (Grey) Omitted" unused, 8 d. airletter with variety 'blue and grey omitted' unused (2) with lovely range through to 1980; International Reply Coupons with unique Bahamas 3 d. imperforate block of four (ex King Farouk collection) and 1907 incoming usage from GB. The whole with a large range of unused and used examples with no space to mention incl. cancellation interest (Sweetings Cay usage), unmounted duplication and newer additions, owner's notes and Gisburn's 'Bahamas'. A truly wonderful and brilliantly complete collection with many entirely unique items, of museum quality.   Download the complete collection as PDF-file here ⇒

    Starting bid : 50,000 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1524 British Guyana

    1863/76: 2 c. orange, perf. 12½, a vertical pair used on reverse of 1864 wrapper from Belfield to Mahaicony, tied by fine strikes of "B G / E 4 C" datestamps (Jan 22) in black (Proud D2) with further strike below. Obverse with manuscript "Paid 4 cents on the back". The adhesives cut but intact on opening but not unattractive and a scarce rate and franking. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 69.rnrnProvenance: Collection Derek Nathan, Spink, London, July 2005.rn                   Collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 1525 British Guyana

    1863/68: 6 c. greenish blue, perf. 12½-13, an unused example, corner marginal from upper left of sheet, thin paper typically slightly aged but with corner mis-perforation variety showing four missing perforations at top, superb large part og. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 70 Gi = £ 250.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 1526 British Guyana

    1866/71: 2 c. orange, perf. 10, an unused block of six, marginal from right of sheet, of fresh colour, large part og. A most attractive and scarce multiple. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 69 Gi = £ 450+.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 1527 British Guyana

    1866/71: 8 c. brownish pink, perf. 10, an unused example, marginal from upper right of sheet, well centred and of rich colour, large part og. Superb. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 25 Gi = £ 400.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 1528 British Guyana

    1866/71: 12 c. grey-lilac, perf. 10, an unused example, well centred and of good colour, slightly nibbed perfs., large part og. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 25 Gi = £ 350.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 1529 British Guyana

    1875/76: 24 c. yellow-green, perf. 15, an unused example of fresh colour, slightest ironed horizontal bend, part og. Centred to upper right but a scarce stamp. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 70 Gi = £ 850.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 1530 British Guyana

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    1881: '2' on 24 c. emerald green used on 1882 cover to London endorsed 'per R.M. Stmr. of 24 Jan.y' with Type-set 1 c. magenta perforated SPECIMEN diagonally reading down, First Setting, a horizontal pair and 2 c. black on yellow in a horizontal pair from Second Setting, left hand stamp showing variety "Small 2", all cancelled by "A04" obliterators in black. Backstamped 'New Amsterdam' (Jan 24) and London arrival cds in red on obverse (Feb 13). Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on the front cover and on page 80. The Type-set issue is very rare used on cover, especially so on letters mailed abroad. Cert. BPA (2010).rn 
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1531 British Guyana

    1882: Type-set 1 c. magenta perforated SPECIMEN diagonally reading down, First Setting, a strip of three positions 4-6, used on small local 1882 envelope tied by "Georgetown / B. Guiana" cds (Jan 12) with further strike below. Small stains from gum and indentation at base of third stamp, but used on third day of issue and the issue is rare on letter. Signed G. Lamy. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 80.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 1532 British Guyana

    1893: De La Rue Die Essays (2) for the central circular vignette for the postal stationery envelopes, adhered on two white file cards (71 x 45 mm.), the first Proof marked "A" with Frigate embossed in white on vermilion surround with Flags to left (the chosen design) and second marked "B" with the circular vignette in vermilion with uncleared surround showing Flags to right (accepted) but with the vertical lines at sides of the Frigate which were later removed; both are dated "Nov 27.93" in manuscript. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 63. A superb and unique pair, ex the De La Rue archives.
    Starting bid : 1,400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 1533 British Guyana

    1894: De La Rue Die Proof for the central circular vignette for the postal stationery envelopes, in vermilion embossed on thick buff card (59 x 57 mm.) handstamped '13 MAR 94' at top in blue and BEFORE HARDENING at base in black; with manuscript annotation "Original Brit. Guiana Embg Die" in red ink. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 63. Ex De La Rue archives, unique.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 1534 British Guyana

    1894: De La Rue Essay for the 5 c. postal stationery envelope, hand-painted in octagonal design in blue, grey and Chinese white, on tracing paper backed onto card for display (70 x 80 mm.). The central vignette in Chinese white not picked out in detail as this design was already in use. A unique and splendid Essay, ex the De La Rue archives. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 63.rnrnProvenance: Collection Derek Nathan, Spink, London, Nov 2005.rn                   Collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 1535 British Guyana

    1901: De La Rue photographic file copy in grey for the 4 c. postal stationery registered envelope, on thick card (89 x 113 mm.) with date at top (Sep 16, 1901) and 'Duplicate' at base; ex the De La Rue archives. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 66.rnrnProvenance: Collection Derek Nathan, Spink, London, Nov 2005.rn                   Collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 1536 British Guyana

    1902: De La Rue Essay for the 4 c. postal stationery registered envelope, printed in vermilion on thin card (57 x 56 mm.) with deep embossing. A fine and rare Proof, ex the De La Rue archives. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 63.rnrnProvenance: Collection Derek Nathan, Spink, London, Nov 2005.rn                     Collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 1537 British Guyana

    1882 (Jan 9): The Type-set issue, the unused collection of the issue with 1 c. magenta, First Setting, 2nd printing in a reconstructed pane of twelve subjects (3 x 4) in two blocks of six with position 9 showing "1 with foot" variety; 1 c. magenta, Second Setting, 5th printing in a complete pane of twelve (2 x 6) position 7 showing "1 with foot" variety; 2 c. yellow single example without perforated 'Specimen' (Gi 163a = £ 1'300), 2 c. yellow, Second Setting 6th printing in a complete pane of twelve (2 x 6) with "Small 2" variety on positions 9-10/11-12, and a 2 c. yellow block of four (pos. 5-6/7-8), together with two single examples of each value, one 2 c. with "Small 2" variety. Also the 1865 Waterlow reprints of the 1852 surface coloured issue in perf. 12½ blocks of four, a splendid collection; all illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on pages 61, 69-70 Gi = £ 5'500+.rnrnProvenance: All ex collection 'Foxley', Spink, London, March 2014.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF

    Lot# : 1538 Brit. Post Turkey

    British P.O.'s in Egypt and Constantinople 1868/75: Lot four covers incl. 1868 Alexandria to Malta bearing 1867 1 d. & pair 2 d. blue tied by "B01" obliterator, light "Fleming Alexandria" cachet alongside, another Nov. 1871 cover from Alexandria via Brindisi to the UK showing the corresponding 8 d. rate and a 1872 cover from Suez at the same rate, the 2d. & 6d. adhesives tied by "B02" obliterator. Also 1869 cover from Constantinople to Malta at the 5 d. rate.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 1539 Brit. Post Turkey

    1894/1920: Group of 15 covers, cards and stationery items from British P.O. in Constantinople or Smyrna, incl. uprated 40 para  QV stationery envelopes, frankings with British adhesives as well as some registered usages, all commercially used.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 1540 Virgin Islands

    1867/70: 1 s. black and rose-carmine, two Essays (2) printed in orange-red on wove paper, cut to shape on gummed paper, first example with complete background without central Virgin, second without gum and unadopted Virgin figure standing on a rainbow flanked by twelve lamps and tall lilies on each side.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 1541 Newfoundland

    1896: Atlantic Cod 2 c green perf. 12 in a block of 20 (4x5) in unused condition, some perforation irregularities and seperation, an atract unit Gi = £ 2'400.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 1542 Newfoundland

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    1927 (May 20): Airmail envelope from St. John's New Foundland to Naples bearing 60 c. black, well centered and overprinted "AIR MAIL DE PINEDO 1927" in red, tied by meter obliterator of St. John's, Trepassey (May 21) departure cds alongside, reverse with "ROMA CENTRO 22.VI.1927 LE PIU BELLE TERME DEL MONDO SALSOMAGGIORE PERIODO DI CURA MARZO-NOVEMBRE" advertising slogan datestamp and '59' Napoli distribution handstamp. Tear in the cover at lower left well away from stamp and postmarks, nevertheless a fine and desirable example of this rare Airmail item. Signed E. Diena, cert. Bolaffi (2004) Sc = $ 25'000. rnNote: One of about 225 covers with an overprinted Newfoundland 60 c. stamp flown on the transatlantic flight attempted by Marquis Francesco de Pinedo between Trepassey, Newfoundland, and Rome, Italy, via the Azores. De Pinedo left Newfoundland on May 23, 1927, but a shortage of fuel caused his plane to land in the ocean, 200 miles from the Azores. The plane was towed to the islands by a schooner, and Pinedo reached Rome about three weeks later.
    Starting bid : 7,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,400 CHF

    Lot# : 1543 Newfoundland

    1865/1941: Fine selection  of 17 issues, primarily as die or plate proofs, primarily in multiples, incl. 1865 2 c. green Cod as single ABN trade sample proof and as single colour trial proof in violet, two single examples, 10 c. Prince Consort black and 24 c. QV blue, both in blocks of four on thin paper, 12 c. QV red-brown and 13 c. Schooner as a colour trial in violet, both in blocks of four on cardboard, the 13 c. stamp also as single plate proof in the issued orange-yellow colour, 2 c. Cod green in a block of four on pelure paper, 1887 2 c. orange-vermillion in a block of eight with margin imprint BABN, the same stamp in an imperf. horizontal marginal strip of four with the margin imprinted BABN, 1932-38 Atlantic Cod 1 c. grey in a die proof block of four on wmkd paper, and as colour or plate proof blocks of four for the issues in 1932 and 1941, 1932 Atlantic Cod 1 c. green in blocks of four with varieties; imperf. horizontally between and shifted horizontal perf, also 1937 Additional Coronation Issue, the compl. set of eleven in single plate proofs on cardboard, the 3 c. value in two shades.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800 CHF

    Lot# : 1544 Newfoundland

    1865/1949: Atlantic cod 2 c. bluish green rouletted single stamp and a block of four as well as two prrof bloks of four by the American Bank note Company resp. by Waterlow and Sons, in addition five FDC's and commericial envelopes. 
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 1545 Newfoundland

    1921/42: Lot nine airmail covers, incl. 35c "AIR MAIL N.S. Halifax 1921"with period after 1921 (Scott C3b), tied by "St. Johns Nfld/Nov 24,1921" and backstamped "Halifax, N.S./Feb 4 1922", further first flight cover 'AIR POST St. Anthony' tied by "St. Johns Nfld/Feb 26,1921" as well as seven later First Flight-usages (1939/42).rn 
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 1546 Canada

    1851/1971: Collection with several hundred mainly used stamps, incl. some better items with several values up to $ 5. taken from the Jubilee set 1897, semi modern $-values, coil stamps, Newfoundland with better early issues and Balbo flight Chicago-Rome 1933, sparsely filled album pages with Nova Scotia and New Brunswick as well as duplicates, good to mixed condition and housed in one album, on album pages and on stockcards.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF

    Lot# : 1547 Canada

    1950/2000: Miscellanieous lot including fine mint Canada collection (1950/2000) with sheets and booklets, a special mounted up topic collection 'Lighthouses of the World', further collection United Nations offices in New York, Geneva and Vienna as well as many modern worldwide isssues with miniature sheets up to PRC Ephemera as entrance or railway tickets.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 580 CHF

    Lot# : 1548 Canada

    1968/1996: Accumulation of mainly unmounted mint modern issues with a face value of over CAD 800,-.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1549 Ceylon

    1855/1940: Small collection 290 stamps used/unused with few imperfs. of 1855, various cancellations, plenty of surcharged items showing new face value, some full sets KE VII up to R 10 and KGV up to R 20, also some duplicates, good to mixed condition but the unused semi-modern part of very fresh appearance, properly mounted on album pages.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 1550 Cyprus

    Venetian Shipmail 1698 (Feb. 10): Entire letter from Larnaca to Livorno showing 'p.Cap/no Marin' / C.D.S' (che Dio salve). Despite some water stains and a slightly dusty filing horizontal archive fold, a very scarce and early captain's letter.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 1551 Cyprus

    1880/1989: Collection several hundred stamps used/unused or mainly in mint condition, few better values from the beginning and nearly compl. from 1979 onwards with Greek and Turkish emissions inkl. souvenir sheets, good condition and housed in two KABE albums, in addition four albums containing modern FDC's, the whole arranged in a box.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 1552 Cyprus

    1880/1938: Small collection 165 stamps used/unused, incl. two blocks of four with 1d red Plate 216, few complete sets. various cancellations as well as two £1 values KG V and KG VI, the unused stamps in deep fresh colour, nicely mounted on album pages.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 1553 Egypt Kingdom

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    1866 (Jan 1): 2 pi. orange-yellow, a diagonally bisected example used to pay the 1 pi. single rate on 1867 cover to Suez, tied by three strikes of the "Poste Vice-Reali Egiziane / Cairo" cds in blue (July 24). Reverse with Suez arrival cds of the same day in black. File fold well away from the adhesive, an exceptional bisected usage and most attractive. Signed Todd AIEP. Cert. RPSL (2001) Gi = £ 2'750.rnrnProvenance: Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Spink, London, 17 May 2001, lot 160.rnrnNote: The 2 piastre stamp was bisected due to a lack of the 1 piastre adhesives. Bisection was authorised on the 13th July and examples are found used in Cairo between (always cancelled in blue) until July 31, 1867 when the second issue was released for sale.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF

    Lot# : 1554 Egypt Kingdom

    1866 (Jan 1): 5 pi. rose, perf. 12½ x 15, wmk. upright, Error of Inscription 10 pi. at base, a fine used example cancelled in Cairo (2 July 1866) in black. A fine example of an exceptionally scarce stamp. Signed Todd AIEP Gi = £ 900.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 1555 Egypt Kingdom

    1866 (Jan 1): 5 pi. rose and 10 pi. slate, unused and used examples, with 5 pi, rose unused of good colour with wmk. inverted, with large part og., 10 pi. slate, wmk. upright, fresh and fine unused without gum; 5 pi. rose used with wmk. upright cancelled at Mansura (scarce on this value) and 10 pi. slate, wmk. upright cancelled by retta in black Gi = £ 1'190.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 1556 Egypt Kingdom

    1867: 1 pi. red, a horizontal pair used on 1871 double rate cover from Constantinople to Smyrna, tied by "V.R. Poste Egiziane / Costantinopoli" cds (Aug 30) with information strike at left, reverse with "V.R. Poste Egiziane / Smirne" arrival cds (Sept 1) in black. Side flaps missing but an attractive and scarce usage.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 1557 Egypt Kingdom

    1872/75: Penasson Typographed printing in unused blocks of four with 5 pa. brown marginal from left of sheet, 10 pa. mauve and 20 pa. deep blue both with full sheet margins, all perf. 12½ x 13½, fresh colours, all fine, large part og. A delightful trio. Signed Todd AIEP Gi = £ 330+.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 1558 Egypt Kingdom

    1872: Penasson 10 pa. mauve (2) used in combination with 1874/75 Bûlâq 1 pi. red on 1877 cover from Constantinople to Cairo tied by "V.R. Poste Egiziane / Costantinopoli" datestamps (Jan 3). Reverse with Alexandria transit and Cairo arrival cds. Flap missing but a most attractive and scarce mixed issue usage.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 1559 Egypt Kingdom

    1872/75: Penasson Typographed 20 pa. deep blue, perf. 13½ all round, a hoizontal pair of good colour used on 1870 single rate cover to Cairo tied by "V.R. Poste Egiziane / Suez" datestamps (Nov 12) with inormation strike at right. Reverse with partial Cairo arrival cds. Slight opening tear at top but an attractive usage.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 1560 Egypt Kingdom

    1874/75: Bûlâq printing, the unused selection in multiples with 5 pa. brown, perf. 13½ x 12½, a superb foliate marginal block of four showing two vertical tête-bêche pairs, 20 pa. grey-blue, perf. 13½ x 12½, in a block of four and 5 pi. green, perf. 12½, in a foliate marginal block of four; all fresh and fine, large part og. An attractive group in superb quality. Signed Todd AIEP Gi = £ 460+.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 1561 Egypt Kingdom

    1874/75: Bûlâq printing, 10 pa. grey, perf. 12½, a block of four showing a double line of vertical perforations and two vertical tête-bêche pairs, of fresh colour for this stamp, superb large part og. Scarce. Signed Todd AIEP Gi = £ 300+.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 1562 Egypt Kingdom

    1874/75: Bûlâq covers (3) all at post-UPU rates of 1½ piastres, with 1876 cover to Constantinople franked by pair of 10 pa. grey and 1 pi. red tied by "Poste Egiziane / Cairo" cds's (May 9) unusually mailed via the Austrian P.O. in Alexandria and carried on a Lloyd vessel to destination; strip of three 20 pa. grey-blue used on 1877 entire letter from Cairo to France by British Packet and an 1878 cover with 20 pa. and 1 pi. to Westchester, USA from Cairo via Queenstown. An attractive group, Transatlantic Mail from Egypt is scarce at this date.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 1563 Egypt Kingdom

    1874/75: Bûlâq 20 pa. grey-blue and 1 pi. red used on 1876 cover to Bombay, India neatly tied by "Poste Egiziane / Cairo" cds (Oct 19) with information strike at left. British P.O. SUEZ transit cds (Oct 20) and large cicular PD in black and reverse with fine "Sea / Post Office / D" cds of the same day and carried to Bombay on the 'Surat'. An attractive cover to an unusual destination.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF
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