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  • Lot# : 213 Great Britain

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    1840, 1d. black, plate 1A, EB, early impression without plate wear, tied by red Maltese Cross to entire with 'T.P./ Moorgate St.' receiving house handstamp alongside, showing London 'MY 7 1840" evening duty handstamp on reverse (2nd. day of issue) addressed to "Mrs. Taylor, Gaydon Street, Barnstaple, Devon". Highly interesting content relating to the world's First postage stamp: " London 7th. May 1840, Dear Madam, to show you the new system of postage, I send you a line with one of the new stamps which avoids the trouble of paying. The stamps I understand are at present only available in London, but I hear that you will have them very shortly in the country........(signed) Henry Spring." A wonderful historic document in regard of the issue of the Penny Black the day before (6 May 1840). Illustrated and described in detail in 'May Dates' (1999) by Mike Jackson FRPSL, page 62 & 63. Signed and Certificate Enzo Diena (1995), Certificate Botacci (2021) S.G. = £ 7'500.-rnrnProvenance: rnRobson Lowe 10 Nov. 1948, lot 65rnPhillips Auctions 12 March 1992, lot 229rnrn 
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,000 CHF

    Lot# : 214 Great Britain

    RMSP 1866: Registered entire letter from Manchester to Montevideo at double rate endorsed "per Southampton Mail Reg'd", franked by 1858/76 2 d. blue pl. 9 in a horizontal pair, 1865/67 3 d. rose pl. 4 pair, 6 d. lilac pl. 5 single and pair all cancelled by "498" obliterators with oval framed "Registered / Manchester" and London in red (Aug 8 and 9) below. One or two faults to the adhesives but a fine and most unusual registered three colour franking. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 123.rn 
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 215 Great Britain

    1867/72: Entire letters (2) and a cover, all prepaid from London to Guatemala endorsed "VIA PANAMA" in black, 1870 entire prepaid 1 shilling and taxed "2" reales in red, 1872 cover prepaid 2 s. and taxed "4" reales due in black, and 1867 entire prepaid 6 s. in manuscript and taxed "8" reales due in red. A charming and fine trio.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 216 Great Britain

    1863/64: Covers from London (2) to Lima, Peru each franked by horizontal pairs of 1862/64 1 s. green pl. 1 = pl. 2, earlier cover endorsed "per Tasmanian" with double arc PANAMA cds (Nov 6) in black and oval "CONDUCCION / DEL CARTERO / GRATIS" (free delivery) cachet in blue applied on arrival (early usage of this cachet is in blue-scarlet); 1864 similar cover but with the free delivery cachet applied in black.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 217 Great Britain

    1873/80: Covers (2) with 1873 cover to Bogotá, Colombia franked by 1867/80 1 s. green pl. 7 tied by London duplex with oval "SANTA MARTA / DEBE" (unpaid marking) in black applied in transit; 1880 entire letter from Liverpool to Panama with 1873/80 1 s. green pl. 13 endorsed "per Bolivar" struck with superb and scarce "COLON / TRANSIT" on obverse ((Oct 5). A fine pair.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 218 Great Britain

    1882: £ 5 orange on blued paper, wmk Large Anchor, an unused example optd. SPECIMEN in black, of fine colour, large part og. Gi = £ 3'000.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF

    Lot# : 219 Great Britain

    1882 10/- greenish grey, wmk "ANCHOR", lettered 'BH', cancelled by indistinct Scottish type, heavy vertical creasing (Gi = £ 4'000).
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 220 Great Britain

    1882: £5 orange on white paper, lettered 'BD', centrally cancelled "THREADNEEDLE ST ", scuff marks and odd short perforation, scarce stamp (Gi = £ 3'500).
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 221 Great Britain

    1873/76: Covers (2) with one 1876 cover from London to San José, Costa Rica franked by 1873/80 1 s. green pl. 12 tied by London duplex (April 1) via Panama at single rate; and unusual 1873 entire letter from Paris to Santa Ana, Salvador (addressed Costa Rica in error and erased in blue crayon), sent via Forwarding Agent with cachet "ENCAMINADO POR / HOURQUET & POYLO / PANAMA" in blue on obverse and charged "6 rs." (reales) due upon receipt.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 222 Great Britain

    1880/83: 4 d. grey-brown, plate 18, a used example tied to 1 d. pink postal stationery envelope endorsed 'via Brindisi' by "Fulham / 46B" duplexes in black (April 20, 1883). Reverse with "Sea / Post Office / F" cds (April 26) and carried on the "Venetia" from Suez to Bombay (May 8). The envelope with slight trim at right but an unusual combination.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 223 Great Britain

    1888 £1 brown lilac, wmk "ORB", lettered 'OC', cancelled by two strikes "REGISTERED GRACECHURCH  ST EC 27 JY 89", light scuff marks and re-perfed top right corner with corner crease (Gi = £4'500).
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 224 Great Britain

    1891 £1 green, wmk "CROWN", lettered 'CC', cancelled by "LONDON CHIEF OFFICE", and a faint further mark,well centred copy and 1902 £ 1 green, KEVII,  cancelled "GUERNSEY", very fresh copy (Gi = £ 1'625).
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 225 Great Britain

    1902: De La Rue £1 dull blue-green, wmk Crowns, a superb unused example of vivid colour, well centred and very good perforations all round, tiny perforation adheres to gum at base, large part og. Gi = £ 2'000.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 226 Great Britain

    1882: £1 UPU black, large part og. slightly discoloured paper and gum, scarce stamp (Gi = £750).
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 227 Great Britain

    Great War 1917 (Oct 27): Cover bearing 2 x ½ d. green used to 2nd. Lt. E.A.G. Coules, Royal Enbgineers 29th Field Co., British Expeditinary Force in France; with "Field Post Office / 106" arrival on reverse (Nov 4). The cover Censored and returned with various cachets and marked "DECEASED" in pencil. Sold together with Buckingham Palace "I join with my grateful people in sending you this memorial of a brave life given for others in the Great War" and stencil signature of George V below; and the envelope to the soldier's father A.H. Coules (Chairman of Reuters) containing a large circular (120 mm.) inscribed memorial Medal "He died for Freedom and Honour".
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 228 Great Britain

    Great War 1914/18: Album of covers/cards (27 used items + further cards) with interesting range of Instructional markings including Xmas Day 1914 cover from "Army Post Office / 33", taxed and Censored and mailed to "Puntas Arenas, Straits of Magellan", stampless 1914 cover with framed "Posted by WOUNDED SOLDIER / 2nd. WESTERN GENERAL HOSPITAL" in red and another with circular cachet of "2nd. Western Hospital / Manchester / Posted by a Wounded Soldier" in violet, 1916 card to USA with framed "Picture Post-cards addressed to / Neutral countries are returned / by the Censor" in violet, 1915 cover at ½ d. rate to Germany with "UNDELIVERABLE / (ENEMY COUNTRY) / RETURN TO SENDER" in black and another similarly marked to Turkey, 1916 cover to Switzerland with "OPENED BY CENSOR / RETURN TO SENDER" label in blue, covers to Germany and Bulagaria with "UNDELIVERABLE / LPS" handstamps (London Postal Service); 1916 reg'd cover to Switzerland Resealed with "WAR OFFICE / POSTAL CENSOR" in red wax, 1918 cover to Russia with framed "SERVICE SUSPENDED", 1917 cover to British Naval seaman interned in Holland, British POW in Langensalza camp card etc.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 229 Great Britain

    Great War 1914/18: Collection with range of covers/cards (51 used + further cards) including early usages from the B.E.F. in September 1914, 1914 defence of Antwerp card mailed at Brugge and another (Oct 15, 1914) from Zonnebeke, Camp Postmarks with 1917 'Curragh Camp' card, 1916 'Bovingon Camp' cover, 'Morn Hill Camp / Winchester' cover, 1917 card from 'Sand Hill Camp /& Wilts.', 1916 illustrated Christmas card from POW held in "Ruhleben bei Spandau", 1917 Field Service card with "FIELD POST OFFICE / T.W.3" cds used by the Australian Division Train, 1915 card from German POW to another German POW on HMT Manitoba (off Ryde) with oval "Alien's Detention Camp / Douglas I.O.M." cachet and arrival of "HMT Lake Manitoba" in red; cards with cachets "Britsh Red Cross & Order of St. John" (three different), Propaganda leaflets dropped over German lines by Balloon (2) etc.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 230 Great Britain

    Gallipoli Campaign / Royal Navy 1915/16: The two volume collection with covers/cards sent stampless or with GB adhesives from ships serving in the Dardanelles, many of which were damaged or sunk, with Censored covers from the following ships: HMS Albion (2), Amethyst (3), Bacchante (3), Ben-My-Chree, Beryl, Blenheim, Dartmouth (2), Earl of Peterborough, Edgar, Europa (2), Exmouth, Gloucester, Gloucester Castle, Hannibal, Hector, Hibernia, Indomitable, Inflexible (2), London, Lord Nelson (2), Majestic (4, one is registered), Manica, Minotaur, Oruba, Pincher (2), Prince of Wales (2), Queen, Queen Elizabeth (5), Raglan, Swiftsure, Sydney, Triumph and New Zealand ship HMNS Philomel, the whole with postcards of the ships concerned, relevant press cuttings and items yet to be researched. An outstanding and fascinating lot. Ex collection Keith Tranmer.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 231 Great Britain

    British Forces in Gallipoli, Egytian Western Desert, Jordan & Palestine 1914/19: Correspondence (96 covers / cards) mostly Honour envelopes or Fiueld Service usages, from a Sergeant Basil H.A. Eames of the Dorset Yeomanry, with covers and some contents, incl. photographs from 1912 when a Territorial, cover from Troopship 'Karoa' mailed from Gibraltar and a card from Malta, five cover when Eames was a guard at Maadi POW Camp with unusual framed "FREE" cachets and photo of the Camp, thence to Mudros with cards "APO / SZ 6", Gallipoli with Field Service cards "FPO / D.Y." and "APO / SZ 4" datestamps, Xmas 1915 in Australian Hospital, Mena House, Cairo; thence to the Western Desert with cover showing exceedingly rare "Z AND W TPO / A" datestamp (Proud 250 pts.), covers from Sidi Bashr and Nile Valley with "APO / SZ 17" cds's, Sept 1916 cover with exceedingly rare "ARMY POST OFFICE / SAM" (travelling APO route Samalut-Assiout) unlisted by Proud; covers from "APO / SZ 16" near Suez, Nov 1916 cover with "FPO / 161" cds (Geneffe, Sinai), March 1917 cover with "FPO / 6Y" at El Arish and April cover from Deir El Balah, May 1917 with "6Y" at Abassan el Kebir, June 1917 near El Shauth, Palestine, July 1917 near Marakeb, Aug 1917 with "APO / SZ22" at Port Said for R&R, "FPO / 6Y"  used in Aug 1917 from Tel El Fara, Sept-Oct usages from Marakeb and Shellal, Nov 1917 usage from Jerusalem, Feb 1918 from Gaza, 5 May 1918 envelopes cancelled "FPO / 6Y" in the Jordan Valley near Jericho, Field Post card with same "6.Y." datestamp (June 10) "the squadron has been in the thick of it...we were ambushed and fired on from 10-15 yards range...some wounded, others killed...the enemy were German infantry and the prisoners informed us that they had just arrived from the Russian front"; and June 27 Honour envelope with same "6.Y." cds, two real photo's sent back, then to Gaza (ARMY POST OFFICE / SZ 27), and further covers from Damascus, El Aluzia (F.P.O. / C10) and Alexandria and cover from a comrade now a POW near Damascus sent to Eames. The whole with photographs, copies, pictures, postcards, and a remarkable range of covers of historical interest - the letters recounted believed now to be in a museum: copies are with the University of Leeds [ARCHIVE FILE: LIDDLE/WW1/EP/016].
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 232 Great Britain

    Royal Navy in the Great War 1914/18: The collection of Royal Navy covers primarily bearing British adhesives (but even a Zanzibar usage) with covers linked to postcards of the ship concerned, with variety of handstamps and Censor cachets including the following ships: HMS (or HMHS) Agadir, Agincourt, Amazon, Assistance, Attentive, Barham, Benbow, Birkenhead, Blonde, Broke, Calliope, Campania, Canada, Chester, Collosus, Commonwealth, Conqueror, Crescent, Cumberland, Curacoa, Cyclops, Daffodil, Donegal, Edinburgh Castle, Emperor of India, Empress, Forth, Hecla, Hercules, Hindustan, Illustrious, Imperieuse (2), Inconstant, Iron Duke, Ivernia, King Edward VII, King George V, Laconia, Lion (4), Liverpool, Lucia, Lurcher, Malaya, Manners, Menelaus, Natal, Neptune, Nomad, Nottingham, Oak, Powerful, Princes Royal, Queen Mary, Repulse, Royal Oak (2), St. Vincent (3), Satellite, Superb, Takada, Thames, Tempest,  Thunderer, Tiger (2), Valiant (2), Vanguard, Vindex, Vulcan (an Express cover), Warspite, Yarmouth, Zetland, Hospital Ship HMHS Gascon with oval violet cachet, Shore Depot at Crystal Palace cover, Recruiting Offices in Leicester and Newcastle covers, cover from Plymouth Naval Hospital, 1915 cover with 1 d. red from Ryde with "PRISONERS OF WAR / H.M.T. LAKE MANITOBA" cachet. The whole with myriad photographs and cards, relevant press cuttings, an excellent lot. Ex collection Keith Tranmer.
    Starting bid : 850 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 233 Great Britain

    British Military Mission to Russia 1919: Cover from the British Forces in Archangel, Russia endorsed "O.A.S." at top sent stampless to W. Lindsay-Everard with good strike of "ARMY POST OFFICE / P.B.2" datestamp (July 23) in black with further strike below "Opened by Censor / 861" Reseal label at right. Circular "Passed By Censor / ♚ / No. 84R" at left. Scarce: the Post Office was housed in the Academy of Music building in Archangel.rnNote: The recipient of the cover, Sir William Lindsay-Everard, would perhaps have preferred a stamped cover - a fine collector of Airmails sold in 1953, he owned an "Inverted Jenny" (position 19) which was exhibited at BPE in South Kensington in December 1947.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 234 Great Britain

    British Military Mission to Siberia 1920: Printed POW / Red Cross concessionary card used from Vladivostock to Vienna from POW in West Barracks, British Military Mission, cancelled by bold strike of rare "FIELD POST OFFICE / 201" in black (March 1), the latest recorded date of use (see E.B. Proud 'History of the British Army Postal Service, Vol. II, page 108).
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 235 Great Britain

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 236 Great Britain

    1916/34: Collection with original photographs taken by S.G. Hudson, a mechanic with the Royal Flying Corps (together with his two Medals and RFC badge) in the Great War and later for Instone Airlines and Imperial Airways, with 1922 opening Flight photo for the initial London-Brussels-Cöln flight, photograph of interior of the R34 Airship (1919) and further rare Instone photographs (7), 1926 photographs with Handle-Page (5) and 1927 'City of Birmingham' Argosy at Croydon, 1934 England - Australia Air Race cover with 1 d. red tied by "Mildenhall A'dme / Bury St. E." mailed on day the race started (Oct 20), photo of winners signed by C.W.A. Scott and T. Campbell Black; 1934 cover signed by Col. Roscoe Turner (who came third in the race), covers from 1929 to 1934 with Australian frankings (8) etc. An historical lot with relevant press-cuttings throughout.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 237 Great Britain

    1915/19: Prisoners of War covers (4) with 1915 stampless cover from Werdau (Jan 7) addressed to "Postal Censorship H.C. Branch, Salisbury House" for prisoner "Willy Fuchs, POW Cabine 420, H.M.T. Royal Edward" moored off Southend, with circular "Post Free / P.C. / Prisoner of War" cachet in violet; together with 1915/1919 covers from Great Britain to Germany from POW's, two (one with contents) from "Westcamp, Lofthouse Park, Wakefield" with "Post Free" cachets in black and in red and another from "Prisoner of War Camp in Belgien c/o GPO London".
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 238 British Fieldpost Military Mail 2.WK

    British Occupation of Italian Colonies 1948: Cover from Hassfurt to an inmate at the German Civilian Camp in Tobruk, Cyrenaica, Libya bearing 15 pf. brown pair and single 20 pf. blue tied by Hassfurt cds's (Aug 30) with MEF 1 d. pale scarlet and 2½ d. pale ultramarine pair applied on arrival as Postage Dues. Unusual usage.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 239 Great Britain

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 240 Great Britain

    1840/1980c: Lot hundreds stamps primarily used incl. Penny Black plate 2 lettered FJ, fair to huge margins (hor. fold), 1854 embossed 1 s. green cut-square with good to large margins and two silk threads, and 1867 5 s. rose.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 241 Great Britain

    1840/1952c.: Collection with 1840 1 d. black (6) used, 1867/83 5 s. rose used, range of 1883/84 2 s. 6 d. - 10 s. values used incl. 10 s. cancelled at "Wimbledon Camp", George VI 1937/47 definitives unused inc. wmk. varieties and high values unused incl. the scarce 10 s. slate, RSW £ 1 and some useful covers incl. GB used abroad with two covers from Malta, and a battered album with a useful range of modern postage with high face value.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 242 Great Britain

    1841/1998: Collection in three heavy "Parry" Albums of Great Britain, Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney and Man, beginning with some early Victorian issues up to 5/- in somewhat mixed condition. The principal value lies with the post decimalisation mint stamps, many of which are attached by hinges. Face value for GB in the region of GBP300, the face value of the islands is over GBP 450.  
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 243 Great Britain

    1840/1965: Fine predominantly used accumulation of Great Britain beginning with 1840 1d black, a fine run of line engraved QV issues including hundreds unplated 1d red and many 2d blue, good range of surface printed QV to 5/- (gi 127 pl 2) including many fine copies, later QV and Edward shilling values, Seahorses to 10/-. Excellent lot.  
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 244 Great Britain

    1840/1985: Fine collection beginning with a four margin 1840 2d blue, 1847 embossed high values, 1867/83  5/- and 10/- both very appealing with clean cds, 1884 10/- on white paper, a decent run of official stamps, an album with noteworthy postal history, including significant QV period letters with many foreign destinations. Later there is a small section of face value. Lovely lot.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 245 Great Britain

    1840/1929: Impressive collection of the primarily unused classical issues of Great Britain, a selection of utmost attractiveness and of very high catalogue value which has to be studied to be fully appreciated, it includes 1840 2 d. blue plate 2, 1841 Penny Red, 2 d. blue, also a splendid used example with enormous margins, 1854 2 d. deep blue plate 4, 1854 Embossed in used condition, pair 6 d. mauve, 10 d. brown & 1 s. green, all cut square with huge margins all round, 1855/57 no corner letters 4 d. carmine on bluish and white paper, 6 d. lilac and 1 s. green, 1862/64 small uncoloured corner letters 4 d. bright red, 6 d. lilac, a left wing marginal example, and 9 d. bistre, 1865/67 large uncoloured corner letters 6 d. lilac, 9 d. straw, and 1 s. green, 1867/80 wmk Spray of Rose 6 d. lilac & dull violet, 9 d. straw, 10 d. red-brown, 1 s. deep-green, a  left winged marginal example, 2 s. deep blue, 2 s. brown used, 6 d. chestnut & pale buff, the high values 5 s., 10 s. & £1 with wmks MC & Large Anchor used, £5 unused, 1873/80 Large coloured corner letters wmk Spray of Rose 1 s. orange, 1883/84 2s.6d. lilac, 5 s. rose, 10 s. ultramarine, 1884/88 £1 brown-lilac, two used exampoles with wmks Three Crowns & Three Orbs, 1897 Jubilee issue to £1 green, KEVII 1902 to £1 green, also later issues incl. Seahorses and 1929 UPU congress £1 black, and Departmental Officials used / unused. 34 certs, primarily from Italian experts Gi = £ 165'000 following the consignor.
    Starting bid : 25,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 36,000 CHF

    Lot# : 246 Brit. Colonies lots/accumulations

    1854/1954: British Commonwealth collection with small range of Hong Kong with Treaty Ports "S1" obliterators in blue on 30 c. lilac (3) and "Y1" of Yokohama on 24 c. green, Cape of Good Hope incl. triangulars used, Canada with 1897 defintive values to 10 c. unused, useful Australia with Victoria 6 d. black pair on registered cover and Sydney Bridge 5 s. green used; Gambia 1953 pictorial set unused , Malta 1922 defintive set unused etc.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 247 Brit. Colonies lots/accumulations

    1900/2010c: Lot hundreds stamps & minature sheets used / unused from different Colonies or former Colonies, strong topical content.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 248 Great Britain

    1912/2000: Dealer's stock with several hundred booklets in mint condition, starting with KGV 1½ d. of 1912 and two copies Silver Jubilee of 1935, various types KE and some others, nevertheless the majority being a large number showing a broad variety of Machin heads, partly in heavy duplication, in-between some single stamps, pairs and strips as well as booklet panes, booklet covers and a group of covers franked by stamps taken from booklets, all in very good condition, nicely arranged in a total of 13 albums and served in a box.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 249 Great Britain

    1980/2013: Lot several hundred British Framas of various types in mint condition, incl. single values, strips of three and more, FDC's, presentation folders by the Royal Mail etc., partly some heavy duplication, in addition a group of modern mint booklets as well as some KGVI issues from the Fifties, all in good condition and housed in five albums.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 250 Great Britain

    1856/73: Covers (3) with 1856 cover from Manchester to Cuidad Bolivar, Venezuela via Forwarding Agent in Demerara, British Guiana franked by 1 d. star and cut round Embossed 1 s. green, unusual 1867 cover by French Packet from Leeds to Buenos Aires, Argentina franked 1865/67 4 d. vermilion pl. 8 and 1 s. green pl. 4; and 1873 cover with faulty 6 d. pale chestnut pl. 11 used from Accrington to Rio de Janeiro with INSUFFICIENTLY / STAMPED in black and fine framed "F / 20" Accountancy marking in blue, charged 350 reis on arrival.
    Starting bid : 450 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 251 Great Britain

    1806/1956: Accumulation of Great Britain, Malta and Gibraltar postal history, including early letters from Glagow to Liverpool, a beautiful surface printed 1872 3d plate 6 lettered EE 'wing margin' copy with Irish lozenge 157 duplex cancellation on very fine letter to Ragusa, an underpaid 1936 letter from Brighton to Italy with postage due, Welsh village postcards and many more appealing items, approximately 80 pieces.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 252 Great Britain

    1860/1908c.: Collection predominantly GB Destination Mail with 1864 covers franked by single 1 s. to Buenos Ayres and another to Bermuda, 1892 cover at 2½ d. rate to Demerara, 1866 cover to Cape of Good Hope at 1/s d. rate and 1871 cover at 4 d. rate; 1873 cover to Norway at 5 d. rate, rare 1873 cover probably ex Ceylon to Devonport franked by 1 d. red (12) cancelled on arrival in London; 1892 1 d. card to Ecuador, 1869 1 s. on cover to Malta, 1865 9 d. rate to Aden, covers/cards to India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Java, Tunis, 1898 reg'd cover at 7 d. rate to Libya, 1861 cover to Mauritius at 9 d. rate with '4½' handstamp in red, 1870 5 d. rate cover to Jassy, Modova; 1871 1 s. rate to Mexico, 1867 cover at 10 d. rate to Karachi, 1869 cover at 9 d. rate to Riga and an 1867 10 d. rate cover to Moscow, 1868/69 1 s. rates to Trinidad and Venezuela, together with incoming to GB usages incl. remarkable 1859 Prussia embossed Ladies envelope with 3 sgr. yellow pair. Condition variable but much of interest.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 253 Brit. Colonies lots/accumulations

    1900/1975: Accumulation of approximately 200 covers, postal stationery items and picture postcards from all corners of the Commonwealth. Upon inspection we found a fine series of picture postcards from ADEN, as well as a 1908 postcard from "WADI HALFA" with TPO transit "SHELLAL-HALFA" to Bosnia, Jamaica 1946 VICTORY stamp with Plate number on commercial airmail, several airmails and a handful of overseas items from outside the commonwealth.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 254 Brit. Colonies lots/accumulations

    1980/200: The modern range with several hundred Channel Islands booklets in mint condition from Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey, in-between also some booklet panes, FDC's and miniature sheets, in very good condition and neatly arranged in five albums, in addition another album containing modern booklets of Gibraltar as well as some private ones from Herm and Lundy, the whole served in a box.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 255 Brit. Post Turkey

    1856: Great Britain 6 d. lilac used on small 1862 mourning envelope to Elgin, Scotland tied by "C" obliterator of Constantinople, backstamped "British Post Office / Constantinople" cds in red (Jan 15). London cds in red (Jan 24) and struck with framed "MISSENT / TO / LANARK" in blue. Lanark cds and Elgin arrival (Jan 25) on reverse. Slightly soiled but scarce.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 256 Brit. Post Turkey

    1867/74: Great Britain 5 s. rose, plate 1, wmk. Maltese Cross, lettered EG, a good used example centred to lower left, horizontal bend but cancelled by fine strike of the Constantinople "C" in bars obliterator in black Gi = £ 275.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 257 Brit. Post Turkey

    Lebanon 1876/79: Great Britain 2½ d. rosy-mauve, pl. 12, a horizontal pair used on 1878 printed envelope from the US Consulate in Beirut, Syria tied by bold "G06" obliterator with crisp strike of "British Post Office / Beyrout" adjacent (Dec 11). 'London / Paid' transit cds in red and reverse with 'New York / Paid All' transit (Jan 5, 1879). A most attractive and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 258 Brit. Post Turkey

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    1885/88: Surcharged 40 paras on Great Britain 2½ d. purple on blue, an unused example variety "Surcharge Double", colour slightly faded but extremely rare - unlisted by Stanley Gibbons - large part og. Cert. RPSL (1973).rnNote: Surcharged in a horizontal Setting of eight clichés, three show a small 'S' in PARAS. The stamp offered above has one surcharge with large 'S' and one with the small 'S'.rn 
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 259 Brit. Post Turkey

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    1885/88: Surcharged on Great Britain 40 pa. on 2½ d. mauve, 80 pa. on 5 d. green and 12 pi. on 2 s. 6 d. on blued paper, this last centred to left, the fine unused set of three overprinted SPECIMEN (Samuel Type GB9) in black, large part og. An elusive set. Cert. RPSL (1992) for 2 s. 6 d.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 260 Brit. Post Turkey

    1885/88: Surcharged on Great Britain 40 pa. on 2½ d. mauve, 80 pa. on 5 d. green and 12 pi. on 2 s. 6 d. on white paper, fine unused, large part og. A scarce set Gi = £ 475.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 261 Brit. Post Turkey

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    1887: 40 pa. on GB 2½ d. purple on blue and 80 pa. on 5 d. purple & blue, unused examples each overprinted SPECIMEN in black, fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce. Cert. RPSL (1992) for 40 paras.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 262 Brit. Post Turkey

    1887/96: Surcharged 80 paras on Great Britain 5 d. purple & blue, an unused example of fresh colour, variety "Small "0" in 80", small manuscript '7d.' on gum under hinge remnant, part og. A scarce stamp Gi = £ 325.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 263 Brit. Post Turkey

    1887/1921: The selection of varieties and SPECIMENS, with 1887 4 pi. on 10 d. purple & carmine with "Large 4" variety, fine og. (Gi = £ 225), 1902 80 pa. on 5 d. dull purple & ultramarine with "Small in 80" variety fine used (Gi = £ 200), 1913 1¾ pi. on 4 d. deep grey-green an unused strip of three, first stamp with "Small pointed 4" variety (Gi = £ 50+), together with 1902/3 hooded SPECIMEN set of three (Gi = £ 160), 1921 1 s. bistre-bistre in a horizontal pair and Seahorse 2 s. 6 d. brown optd. SPECIMEN (Gi = £ 300), generally fine, a scarce group.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 264 Brit. Post Turkey

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    1893 (Feb 25): Provisional 40 pa. handstamp on GB ½ d. vermilion, an unused example with partially broken 'S' in PARAS, and thus handstamped after February 26, possibly surcharged for the UPU as this stamp omitted from the usual sendings to Berne, part og. Cert. RPSL (1982) Gi = £ 450.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 175 CHF

    Lot# : 265 Brit. Post Turkey

    1893 (Feb 25): Provisional 40 pa. handstamp on GB ½ d. vermilion, a used example tied to small piece by complete "British Post Office / Constantinople" code B datestamp (Feb 25, First Day of Issue), with 'S' of PARAS complete. A scarce stamp in genuine condition. Signed Thier Gi = £ 120.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 266 Brit. Post Turkey

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    1893 (Feb 25): Provisional 40 pa. handstamp on GB ½ d. vermilion, a used example cancelled by "British Post Office / Constantinople" code C datestamp (Feb 27), with 'S' of PARAS complete. A scarce stamp in genuine condition. Cert. BPA (1982) Gi = £ 120.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 267 Brit. Post Turkey

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    1893 (Feb 25): Provisional 40 pa. handstamp on GB ½ d. vermilion, a fine used example on 1893 cover to Middlesborough tied by "C" barred obliterator in black, reverse with "British Post Office / Constantinople" code C datestamp (Feb 25, First Day of Issue). Fine and very scarce thus. Cert. RPSL (2002).
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 268 Brit. Post Turkey

    1911/13: Great Britain 1 d. bright scarlet overprinted LEVANT, an unused marginal block of four, variety "Overprint Triple, Two Albino", fresh and very fine, typical slight gum wrinkle, unmounted og. A fine multiple Gi = £ 180+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 269 Brit. Post Turkey

    1913/14: Surcharged 1¾ pi. on 3 d. violet, an unused example, variety "Surcharge Double, One Albino", fresh and fine, superb large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 300.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 270 Brit. Post Turkey

    1921 (Aug): Surcharged 18¾ pi. on 1 s. bistre-brown, and Seahorses 45 pi. on chocolate-brown, 90 pi. opn 5 s. rose-carmine and 180 pi. on 10 s. dull grey-blue, the unused set of four, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black, the 5 s. with nibbed perf. at base otherwise fresh and very fine, large part og. Gi = £ 275.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 271 Brit. Post Turkey

    1921: Seahorse 180 pi. 10 s. dull grey-blue, an unused example showing retouch on 'S, G and E' of POSTAGE, large part og. and a used block of four, lightly cancelled by "British Post Office / Constantinople" datestamps third stamp showing the same retouches on a scarce multiple Gi = £ 225+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 272 Brit. Post Turkey

    1869/1921: The collection of postal history (42 covers/cards) with 1869 cover franked GB 2 d. and 1 s. mailed from Constantinople "via Varna" to Manchester, 1883 cover bearing GB 2½ d. blue tied by bold "F87" of Smyrna and eight further Smyrna usages through to 1913 with some fine postal stationery registered usages, 1882 cover with GB 2½ d. tied by bold "G06" used from Beyrout to Nebraska, 1885 GB 1 d. lilac (2) and 1881 2½ d. mauve used on registered cover to London, three fine Baggage label usages with Levant 40 pa. adhesives up-rated with GB stamps to make the rate, late usage with GB 1½ d. brown tied "Field Post Office / 2" (Sept 15, 1923). Condition fair to very fine, a most interesting lot.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 273 Brit. Post Turkey

    Crimean War 1854: Great Britain 1 d. red-brown on blued, wmk. Small Crown, perf. 16, a used horizontal strip of three tied to 1854 cover to Dublin, Ireland endorsed "via Marseilles" and "From Asst. Surgeon Miller H.M. 77th Regt., Army of the East", by London "8" numeral obliterators on arrival. Reverse with fair only "POST OFFICE / BRITISH ARMY" cds in blue (Oct 16) and London and Dublin cds's in red.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 274 Brit. Post Turkey

    Crimean War 1855: Great Britain 1 d. red-brown, wmk. Large Crown, perf. 16, three single examples used on 1855 cover to Dorking endorsed "October 22nd" at lower left, tied on arrival by London '48' numeral obliterator applied in Greenwich. Reverse with repairable flap tear showing "POST OFFICE / BRITISH ARMY" code B cds in blue (Oct 23), and London and Dorking (Nov 7) datestamps.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 275 Brit. Post Turkey

    Orient Express 1886/90: Orient Express surcharge stamps for additional payment by the new premium service, unused examples imperforate in black and in bright salmon-pink, fresh and very fine, large part og. Rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 276 Brit. Post Turkey

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    Orient Express 1886/90: Orient Express imperforate black surcharge stamp used in combination with 1885/88 40 pa. on 2½ d. purple on blue on Great Britain 2 d. registration envelope to Merton, Surrey, tied by "British Post Office / Constantinople" cds (Sept 28, 1889) in black. Handstamped "A. Doursoun, British Post Office, Constantinople' cachet in red at left and "Registered / London" (Oct 2) datestamp in red below. Minor opening tear at lower right, a fine and scarce cover. Cert. RPSL (1977).
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF

    Lot# : 277 Brit. Post Turkey

    Orient Express 1886/90: Orient Express salmon imperforate surcharge stamp (a corner marginal example), used on Germany 10 pf. red postal stationery envelope, up-rated for registration with 1885/88 40 pa. on 2½ d. purple on blue (3) and single 80 pa. on 5 d. green tied by "British Post Office / Constantinople" datestamps (March 27, 1888) and by oval "R" registration handstamps in black with manuscript '4' (pence / piastres) in crayon below. reverse with oval 'Antonio Doursoun / Chemins de fer Orientaux' cachet and Munich (March 30) arrival cds. Some edge wear at base and addressee's name partially erased but rare.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 278 Brit. Post Turkey

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    British Field Office in Salonica 1916 (March 3-9): ½ d. green, an unused vertical pair, variety upper stamp "Overprint Levant Omitted", fresh and fine appearance, hinge remnants at top on part og., lower stamp unmounted og. Just 3'000 stamps overprinted, 1'352 sold. A very rare variety. Cert. BPA (1969) Gi = £ 2'250.rnProvenance: Collection Marquess of Bute, RL, London, 20 May 1959, lot 116.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 279 Brit. Post Turkey

    British Field Office in Salonica 1916 (March 3-9): Overprinted '"Levant", the unused set of eight values complete, all fresh and very fine, part to large part og. All are signed. Just 360 full sets can exist. Rare Gi = £ 1'400.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 280 Brit. Post Turkey

    British Field Office in Salonica 1916 (March 3-9): Overprinted '"Levant", 3 d. bluish-violet, a used example on small piece cancelled by "ARMY POST OFFICE / X" code B circular datestamp (March 6, 1916) in black. Just 720 stamps printed, 620 sold. Rare Gi = £ 475.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 281 Brit. Post Turkey

    British Field Office in Salonica 1916 (March 3-9): 4 d. grey-green overprinted '"Levant", an unused example showing variety "Overprint Double, One Albino, Inverted on Reverse", centred to left but fresh and very fine, slight gum bend on large part og. Just 480 stamps issued and sold. Scarce. Signed Champion Gi = £ 235.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 282 Brit. Post Turkey

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    British Field Office in Salonica 1916 (March 3-9): ½ d. green, an unused vertical pair, variety upper stamp "Overprint Levant Omitted", fresh and fine appearance, slightest age spot on large part og. not mentioned on certificate, lower stamp unmounted og. Just 1'440 stamps overprinted, 840 sold. An extremely rare variety. Cert. BPA (2007) Gi = £ 2'250.rnProvenance: Corinphila, sale 157, 9-12 June 2009, lot 1297.
    Starting bid : 850 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 283 Brit. Post Turkey

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    British Field Office in Salonica 1916 (March 3-9): 9 d. agate overprinted '"Levant", an unused example showing variety "Overprint Double, One Albino, Inverted on Reverse", tiny corner perf. bend otherwise fresh and very fine, large part og. Just 360 stamps issued and sold. Scarce. Cert. BPA (1979) Gi = £ 500.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 284 Aden

    1854: India ½ a. deep blue, Die III, a used block of four with clear to large margins all round, positions 50-51/58-59 on the sheet with position 51 showinga prominent white flaw under upper right corner cross, neatly cancelled by four strikes of the Aden "124" numeral obliterator of the Indian Post Office in black Gi = £ 800+.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500 CHF

    Lot# : 285 Aden

    1854: India 1 a. red, Die I, a used example (Gi 12), with large margins all round and part of "Lithographed" imprint in the sheet margin at base, neatly cancelled by upright strike of Aden "124" numeral obliterator of the Indian Post Office in black. A delightful stamp for the connoisseur Gi = £ 150.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF

    Lot# : 286 Aden

    1854: India 4 a. blue & red, Frame Die II, Head Die III, a used example (Gi 23) in a bright vibrant shade, good margins all round, neatly cancelled by upright strike of Aden "124" numeral obliterator of the Indian Post Office in black Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF

    Lot# : 287 Aden

    1854: India 4 a. blue & red, Frame Die II, Head Die III, a used example (Gi 23) in a fine shade, good even margins all round, cancelled by Aden "124" numeral obliterator of the Indian Post Office in black. Some adherence on reverse but an attractive usage Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 288 Aden

    1854: India 4 a. blue & red, Frame Die II, Head Die III, a used example (Gi 23) in a fine bright shade, clear to large margins all round, cancelled by bold strike of Aden "124" numeral obliterator of the Indian Post Office in black Gi = £ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 289 Aden

    1854: India 4 a. blue & red, Frame Die II, Head Die III, a used horizontal pair (Gi 23) with clear to good margins all round, cancelled by two strikes of Aden "124" numeral obliterator of the Indian Post Office in black. Small crayon mark at top in red but a scarce and attractive multiple Gi = £ 2'200.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,400 CHF

    Lot# : 290 Aden

    1854: India 4 a. blue & pale red, Frame Die I, Head Die IIIA, a used example (Gi 21b) with good to huge margins all round and of fresh colour, neatly cancelled by Aden "124" numeral obliterator of the Indian Post Office in black. Superb and very rare Gi = £ 1'100+.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,000 CHF

    Lot# : 291 Aden

    1854: India ½ a. blue, 1 a. red and 2 a. green, used examples, each with four margins all round, each cancelled by good strikes of Aden "124" numeral obliterator of the Indian Post Office in black.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF

    Lot# : 292 Aden

    1856/64: India 2 a. yellow, a used example on 1863 cover to Perim tied by Aden "124" numeral obliterator of the Indian Post Office in black, reverse with single ring PERIM arrival cds (Dec 1). Slight imperfections to envelope but a scarce local usage.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 293 Aden

    1861/64: Ceylon 1 s. slate-violet, wmk. Star, clean cut perf. 14½-15, a used example (Gi 26) cancelled by fine strike of Aden "124" numeral obliterator of the Indian Post Office in black. Superb and rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 294 Aden

    1859/61: Mauritius Britannia 6 d. blue and 1 s. vermilion, used examples (Gi 32+34), each with close to good margins all round, the 1 s. with protion of adjoining stamp at right, each cancelled by Aden "124" numeral obliterators of the Indian Post Office in black; the 1 s. being superb. Scarce and most attractive.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600 CHF

    Lot# : 295 Aden

    1866: India Fiscal 6 a. purple overprinted POSTAGE in green, a fine used example but for one or two blunted perforations at right and small closed tear at base, cancelled by Aden "124" numeral obliterator of the Indian Post Office in black Gi = £ 550.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 296 Aden

    1882/90: India 1 a. brown-purple and 1 a. 6 p. sepia used on postcard of Aden Post Office to USA tied by ADEN datestamps (April 9) datestamps with Hoboken arrival cds (April 28) on reverse. Some edge wear but unusual.
    Starting bid : 80 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 297 Aden

    1882/1890: India 1 a. brown-purple and 2 a. pale blue used (Gi 89+91) on 1886 cover from Aden Cantonment to Trieste, Austria tied by "B" in bars obliterator with "ADEN CANT" circular datestamp (Sept 20) below in black. Carried on the "Malwa" with reverse showing small "Sea Post Office / A" datestamp (Sept 14) and Trieste arrival cds (Sept 30) arrival cds. A fine and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 298 Aden

    1882/90: India 3 a. brown-orange and 4 a. olive-green used on registered 1899 cover to Massawa, Eritrea tied by "B" in bars obliterators with 'R' in circle at right. Reverse with 'Aden / Reg.' despatch cds (April 5) and 'Massaua / Eritrea' arrival (April 7). Envelope trim at right but scarce.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 299 Aden

    1865: Great Britain 6 d. lilac, with hyphen, wmk. Emblems, plate 5, lettered NL, a used example (Gi 97), superbly cancelled by Aden "124" numeral of the Indian Post Office in black. Most attractive and rare.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 300 Aden

    1867/73: India Official 2 a. orange-yellow, a horizontal strip of four and two blocks of eight (4 x 2), all used on large piece cancelled in manuscript and by ADEN CANTONMENT / 124 duplexes in black. The piece trimmed at left and with central crease but a remarkable usage Gi = £ 600.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF

    Lot# : 301 Aden

    Incoming Mail 1879: Mourning envelope to Major Withers of the 25th Regiment at Aden, Arabia franked by Great Britain 1873/80 6 d. grey pl. 16 tied by RHYL / 973 duplex (Dec 18) in black. Reverse with Aden and "Aden Camp" arrival cds (Jan 1, 1880); a fine and attractive cover; together with a 1900 slight faulty cover to the "S.S. Oceana" sent care of the P.& O. Steamship Agent in Aden franked by single 1881 1 d. lilac tied by 'North Finchley' cds (June 29) with Aden arrival (July 9) on reverse.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 302 Aden

    1898: Great Britain 1881 1 d. lilac in a horizontal pair and single Jubilee ½ d. vermilion, used on 1898 cover to London tied by neat strikes of ADEN datestamps (Nov 13) with framed PAQUEBOT below. A fine and most attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 303 Aden

    1937: Registered cover franked by India 2 a. vermilion and 2 a. 6 p. orange tied by ADEN cds in black (April 15), addressed to HRH Nawab Al-Haj Sir Sadiq Mohammed Khan, Nawab of Bahawalpur, with toned registered label at lower left and "Sadiq Garh Palace / Bahawalpur" cds of receipt (April 25) on reverse. An unusual cover.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 304 Aden

    1937 (April 1): 'Dhows' set of twelve values unused, perforated hooded SPECIMEN, gum wrinkle on 2 a., otherwise fresh and very fine, large part og. A rare set so fine Gi = £ 800.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 305 Aden

    1937 (May 12): Coronation issue, the set of three unused, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, De La Rue Imperforate Proof set, perforated SPECIMEN, fresh and very fine, one or two minor wrinkles on unmounted og. The 2½ a. is printed in a slightly darker shade than the issued stamp, normal set for comparison. Extremely rare - just one block of six of each value was printed thus by De La Rue.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF

    Lot# : 306 Aden

    1937 (May 12): Coronation issue, the set of three unused, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, De La Rue Imperforate sheet marginal pairs from left of sheet, perforated SPECIMEN, fresh and very fine, one or two minor wrinkles on unmounted og. The 2½ a. is printed in a slightly darker shade than the issued stamp. Extremely rare - just one block of six of each value was printed thus by De La Rue and these are now probably unique multiples.
    Starting bid : 3,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000 CHF

    Lot# : 307 Aden

    1939/45: Pictorial definitive set of thirteen unused, perforated SPECIMEN diagonally, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. A scarce set Gi = £ 375.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 308 Aden

    1946 (Oct 15): Victory 2½ a. blue, an unused example, variety "Watermark Inverted", fresh colour and fine, large part og. A rare stamp Gi = £ 2'000.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF

    Lot# : 309 Aden

    1951 (Oct 1): New Currency 15 c. on 2½ s. deep ultramarine, an unused example marginal from right of sheet, varety "Surcharge Double", fresh and very fine, large part og. A very rare stamp Gi = £ 1'600.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 310 Aden

    1926/1950: Collection with India used in KAMARAN Island on pieces (2) dated 1926 and 1932, cover to USA with India KHORMAKSAR cds (1937), 1937 'Dhows' set unused (Gi = £ 1'200), 1939 set of 13 unused, 1946 Victory set of two perf. SPECIMEN, 1948 RSW 10 r. unused, 1951 New Currency set unused, Seiyun 1942 set unused, 1946 Victory set perf. SPECIMEN, 1951 New Currency set unused, Mukalla with similar complete unused range.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 311 Aden

    Kathiri State of Seiyun 1942 (July-Oct): Pictorial defintive issue, the complete set of eleven values unused, all in vertical or horizontal pairs, perforated SPECIMEN, 5 r. with slightly blunted perf. at top, fresh and fine, unmounted og. A scarce set, especially so in mutliples Gi = £ 650+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 312 Aden

    Kathiri State of Seiyun 1946 (Oct 15): Victory issue 2½ a. blue overprinted in red, an unused example, variety "Overprint Inverted", corner marginal from top left corner of the sheet, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. A magnificent example of a very rare stamp Gi = £ 1'400.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Your bid : CHF
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