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  • Lot# : 1052 Afghanistan

    1875/1966c.: Collection from 1875 Abasi purple-brown unused example, 1880/90 with a few covers, small range of 1919/20 issues unused and on cover, 1921 10 p. rose unused with multiples and usages of the issue on cover, 1926 10 p. violet-blue pane of four unused, 1929 Habibullah optd. issue in unused multiples, 1929/31 in unused multiples, 1932 pictorial set in blocks, 1948 sets in unused multiples and some quantity, 1951 airmail 20 p. in a block of four, 1951/57 range of Waterlow definitive issues in multiples incl. scarce 20 p. black block of 25, 1958 Atoms for Peace set imperforate in blocks of 15, 1959 Independence Day set of two in imperforate sheets of 30 etc. A most interesting lot.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 1053 Imperial China

    1883: 3 ca and two 5 ca chrome yellow, all third setting, all three used and all with imperfections
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 1054 Imperial China

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    Catalogue# : 4 + 5
    1885/1888: 1ca green and 5 ca violet, 'small dragons', three examples used in 'Corea', one cancelled with SEOUL in violet, others 'Customs Jenchuan' part strikes. Very rare. 
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 1055 Imperial China

    1897: Dowager Empress with new currency overprint 30 c on 24 ca deep rose red "wide gap" overprint, very fresh bottom marginal copy with large part og. Fine and scarce.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1056 Imperial China

    1902: China 1 c. rose postal stationery card, up-rated with Coiling Dragon 1 c. orange and 2 c. carmine cancelled by "SWATOW" cds's (Nov 16). Hong Kong 4 c. rose applied for onward transmission tied by framed "IPO" in red and by "Victoria / Honh Kng" cds in black. Two vertical creases and small nick to card at base but scarce.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 1057 Imperial China

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    Catalogue# : 158II
    1916: 10c blue Peking print, vertical pair on registered letter from PEKING via HARBIN to MOHO. The letter was undeliverable, opened and resealed by three intact russian wax seals, with three cachets and a signature set beside. The reverse also bears an IGNASHINO arrival mark, a return transit HARBIN is dated 2. MAR 1917. A most unusual letter from this interesting area and period.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF

    Lot# : 1058 Imperial China

    1941: Two postcards from the same correspondence from 'Shanghai' to 'Vienna', one dated 13. May 1941, the second 24. Sep.1941. Due to the outbreak of war between Germany and Russia the second card could not be forwarded via Siberia but was despatched via the Dutch Indies. The item was held there and following the Japanese Occupation, it was released and forwarded. Remarkable that it was transported at all, as but the Wehrmacht censor proves that it reached Germany despite of the difficult circumstances. According to the recipients endorsement the item was in transit for eight month. Historically a most interesting lot.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 1059 Imperial China

    1865/1915: Collection on total 6 self-designed album pages in art-nouveau style, stamps in a bit mixed condition, the older issues stuck to the pages; but attractive first issue complete with rare cancel "(CUST)OM HOUSE" on 3 CANDARINS, 5 CANDARINS in two different shades, a part collection Shanghai issues (3 pages) included, nice short set of surcharges for Tibet 1915 from Three Pies to Twelfe Annas.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF

    Lot# : 1060 Imperial China

    1878/1930: Collection beginning with four Large Dragons and an attractive selection of later issues such as Dowager Empress with and without new currency overprints, a good used 4c. Red Revenue and a host of later issues worthy of note.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,550 CHF

    Lot# : 1061 Imperial China

    1878/2008: Accumulation from all periods, with five 'Small Dragons', five low values 'Dowager Empress' with new currency overprints, Chinese Republic to $2 'Bean Goose'. The condition is as ususal slightly mixed with many fine items. 
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 1062 Corea

    1884/1903: Small collection on three stock cards both used and unused in mainly fine condition with a good range of the first issue, here both 1884 issues with marginal inscription including the 10m in never hinged block of four. 
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 1063 Imperial China

    1894/1945 unused accumulation of mainly individual items, including 'Dowager Empress' 4c pink and 5c orange, a 2c red revenue, a fine $2 bean goose inscription 'Chinese Imperial Post' with watermark. The 1912 Republic of China stamps include two $1 'Bean Goose' with Shanghai overprint. The quality is mainly good to fine. 
    Starting bid : 700 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 1064 Imperial China

    1897/1960: Issues of the Republic of China on mainly cut outs, as well as some earlier unused. A carton full of 'Junk' and some later issues,  with a number of large blocks, perfins and better postmarks, this is an ideal lot for treasure hunters. Many finds possible.   
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 1065 Imperial China

    1898: Accumulation of over one hundred used stamps up to and including $2 bean-goose (3), in ususal mixed condition with many good quality stamps.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 450 CHF

    Lot# : 1066 Imperial China

    1898: Accumulation of over four-hundred-forty used copies with a wide range of postmarks and shades. An interesting lot with much scope for discoveries.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 1067 Imperial China

    1898: Accumulation of over one-hundred-seventy used stamps up to and including $2 bean-goose (2), in ususal mixed condition with many good quality stamps and a range of attractive and better postmarks including a mixed franking with French POs.rn 
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 1068 Imperial China

    1898/1909: 'Small Dragon' approximately eight hundred and forty used values to 10c in stockbook. The quality is mixed, largely good to fine.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF

    Lot# : 1069 Imperial China

    1899/1923: Collection of approximately two-hundred-eighty stamps selected for postmark interest, containing a good range of cancels beginning with some dollar chop part strikes including a large part strike PAOTING on pair of 10 c green dragon. Town postmarks include KASHING KIUKIANG, PAKHOI, SINLO and others. A great lot for the discerning specialist in predominantly good quality. 
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 1070 Imperial China

    1905/2002 (ca.): Group of unused and used as well as covers in one stockbook and stockcards, covering PCR (some reprints), modern Hong Kong and Taiwan, some Japan as well, some duplicates and multiples, condition varies, mostly fine to very fine.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 1071 Imperial China

    1912: Republic of China, accumulation of over five hundred stamps to 10c blue unsorted for overprint types with some postmark interest.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF

    Lot# : 1072 Imperial China

    1912: Republic of China, approximately seven hundred used stamps with values up to 50c, unsorted for overprints and postmarks.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF

    Lot# : 1073 Imperial China

    Sinkiang,1915: accumulation of just under 250 Stamps of the 'Junk' series with overprint on used values to 10c blue, here every stamp with perfin. A most unusual lot. 
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1074 Imperial China

    1915/1945 (ca.) Sinkiang: unused and used collection on album leaves, better items with high facial values 5$-10$ in the early issues incl. SG 67-70 unused, some complete sets, mixed condition, many fine, interesting specialist lot.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 1075 Imperial China

    1932/1944: Small collection of the stamps of Manchuria containing loose stamps and stamps on stockcards in used and unused condition. The quality is as usual mixed with some postmark interest noted.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1076 Imperial China

    1900/1902: Mixed batch of China and China related postal history. The batch comprises three 'boxer war' field-post cards, as well as three German post-office items, as well as other Colonial items and China. Total twenty four items in mixed condition.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 1077 Imperial China

    1900/1990ca.: Group of about 50 covers and picture postcards beginning with Republic, Peoples Republic, including Hong Kong (two aircovers 1941 to ACCRA, Gold Coast) Mandchukuo, Taiwan, Macao.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 1078 People's Republic of China

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    Catalogue# : Bl 8
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    1962: Mei Lan-fang miniature sheet, Chinese number C94M, full original size 108:147 mm, no thins. It's front side is in very good and in clean condition, far above average. Never hinged, original gum, which is yellowishly lined (from stockbook strips). Newest certificate Haveman (2023). Mi = € 18'000.
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,500 CHF

    Lot# : 1079 People's Republic of China

    1962: Stage Art of Mei Lan-Fang 3 f. unused miniature sheet in full size 108 x 147 mm, perf. 11 1/2:11, unmounted original gum with typical slightly browned reverse Mi. Block 8 = € 18'000.
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,500 CHF

    Lot# : 1080 People's Republic of China

    1963: Hwangshan Landscapes, 4 f.- 50 f. complete set, post office fresh, unmounted mint.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 1081 People's Republic of China

    1964/1966: Group of three complete sets unmounted mint, with "Power Stations" (SG 2223-2226), one stamp faulty corner, Tsunyi Conference (SG 2235-2237), and Lu Hsun (SG 2329-2331), fine to very fine Mi = € 1450.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 1082 People's Republic of China

    1964/1968: Group of twelve used stamps, incl. "Talks on Literature and Art" (SG 2359-2361) and Anti-american Declaration (SG 432), one stamp with paper wrinkles and small tear, otherwise fine to very fine Mi = € 1265.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 1083 People's Republic of China

    1967: Thoughts of Mao Tse-tung, complete marginal set of eleven values, fresh unmounted mint, the two se-tenant strips of five lightly folded, usual dull gold and unobstrusive surface trace, fine SG = £ 7'000.
    Starting bid : 1,750 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF

    Lot# : 1084 People's Republic of China

    1967/1980: Group of seven complete sets unmounted mint or without gum as issued, incl. "Liu Commemoration" (SG 2335-2340), fine to very fine Mi = € 1130.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 1085 People's Republic of China

    1978: National Science Conference and Flying Fairies souvenir sheets, unmounted mint, extremely fine Mi. = Euros 1'100.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 1086 People's Republic of China

    1978: Galloping Horses souvenir sheet, unmounted mint, very fine Mi = € 850.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 1087 People's Republic of China

    1980: Year of the Monkey 8 f., exceptional centring, a couple of characteristic small black marks on the gum otherwise superb, unmounted Gi. = £ 1'500.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 1088 People's Republic of China

    1880/2000ca. : Accumulation of mostly used material, with some better on stockcards and album pages, various material also in 2 stock books containing Peoples Republic, Taiwan and a bit Korea and Japan as well. Two books containing issues regarding LINGNAN CULTURE and yearbook 1990, as for these two books, everything is mint.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 1089 People's Republic of China

    1948/1963: Quite advanced, mostly unused collection, a few issues are used; particularly strong in the late 50s and early 60s to 1963, with beautiful "Huang Shang", "Cuba", "Butterflies" etc. gummed stamps may have little partial toning.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000 CHF

    Lot# : 1090 People's Republic of China

    1949/67 PRC collection unused or used in blue stockbook, with early reprints, 1952 Tibet set unused, thereafter predominantly used (mostly CTO) with many full sets incl. 1960 Goldfish set of twelve, Chrysanthemums set, 1962 Cuba set, Mei-Lan Fang set, 1963 Cuba set, 1963 Hwangshan landscapes set, 1966 Revolution Games set, 1967 Third 6 Year Plan set etc. and some early 1950's issues on FDC's (11) etc. A useful lot.
    Starting bid : 800 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 1091 People's Republic of China

    1949/1997 (ca.): Umnounted, unused and used collection neatly housed in one album, many better sets incl. 1961 Chrysanthemums, 1967 Soldier Liu (Gi 2335/2340) unmounted og., 1951 Gate of Heavenly Peace $100,000 scarlet used (Gi 1497), etc., some early issues with duplicates, a few modern sheets, overall condition is mostly very fine.  
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,800 CHF

    Lot# : 1092 People's Republic of China

    1970/74: The fine unused range with 1970 "Taking of Tiger Mountain", set of five unused (Gi = £ 200), Paris Commune set of four (Gi = £ 200), Communist Party Anniversary set of eight incl. triptych (Gi = £80), 1971 Table Tennis set of four (Gi = £ 90), Hoxha set of four (Gi = £ 80), 1972 Yenan Forum set of six (Gi = £ 100), Mao's edict set of five (Gi = £ 100), Merchant Shipping set of four (Gi = £ 180), 2nd Table Tennis set of four, Red Flag set, Pandas set of five (Gi = £ 120), 1973 Children strip of six, 3rd Table Tennis set, Ballet set, Archaeological set, 1974 Doctors set of four, Industrial set of four (Gi = £ 275), fresh and fine, unused as issued MNH or with full og.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 1093 People's Republic of China

    1970/1981: Mostly unmounted mint and unused collection neatly presented in one album with many betters sets, incl. souvenir sheets like 1979 Year of the Child (Gi MS2900) and 1978 Galloping Horses (Gi MS2781), almost complete with only a few values missing, also a few presentation leaflets, very fine quality, an attractive collection.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,200 CHF

    Lot# : 1094 People's Republic of China

    1970/1985: Superb unmounted mint collection in one album, complete in the main numbers including Red Monkey 1980 (newest certificate Haveman), with all better souvenir sheets like Science from Childhood (SG MS2900), Galloping Horses (SG MS2781) and Stamp Fair (SG MS2874), also eleven stamp booklets, fresh colours and excellent condition throughout, an exquisite lot.
    Starting bid : 4,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,000 CHF

    Lot# : 1095 People's Republic of China

    1974/1999: Mostly unmounted mint and also used collection neatly presented in one album with some better items, souvenir sheets etc., very fine quality.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 1096 People's Republic of China

    1978/1990 Horses: Small group of souvenir sheets and stamps, better items like 1978 Galloping Horses souvenir sheet unmounted og. (SG MS2781), also Taiwan, very fine.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 1097 People's Republic of China

    1979/1983: Group of 10 FDC souvenir sheets, all tied to registered envelopes to Germany, incl. Stamp Fair (SG MS2874) and Beauties of Jilin (SG MS3158), very fine.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 1098 People's Republic of China

    1980/1985: Group of 11 stamp booklets, incl. 1981 Year of the Cock and 1983 Terracotta Figures, all with cancellations, very fine and scarce.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 1099 People's Republic of China

    1985/2011 (ca,): Group of souvenir sheets and some single stamps, mostly unmounted mint, as well as a selection of modern FDC, bookletrs and sheetlets, fine to very fine.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 1100 People's Republic of China

    1985/2017: Stock of modern Chinese issues mainly in Yearbooks and on some stock cards filling a medium size box. The material is clean and overall in fine condition. 
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1101 Macau

    1884/1920: Fine mint and used collection of mainly early stamps in a small album. The collection contains many better items including approximately one hundred stamps in Reis currency, here three unused 1884 200r orange,  50r green and many other values. The quality is rather mixed, therefore a close inspection is recommended. Very high catalogue value.  
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1102 Macau

    1987/90: New Yeark booklets: 1985 50x, 1986 50x, 1987 100x, 1988 100x, 1989 100x, 1990 x 100,  Mi € 27'000.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1103 Taiwan

    1937/1971: Group of sixteen covers and one FDC card in one album, also China, incl. 1940 large registered envelope from Shanghai to Germany via Siberia, some colourful multiple frankings sent to foreign destinations, airmails, etc., generally fine, an interesting lot.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 1104 Taiwan

    1946/1975 (ca.): Unmounted and unused collection, neatly housed in one album with some better sets, a few multiples and some duplicates, generally very fine condition, also one stockbook with some Chinese issues incl. Coiling Dragons and Junks, Sun Yat-sen overprints with many duplicates, plate flaws, postage dues, etc., a few faults in the early issues otherwise fine to very fine.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 1105 Taiwan

    1950/53: Excellent lot of complete sets and souvenir sheets, including '2nd anniversary of Re-election of President Chiang Kaishek' 2x perforated, 2x imperforated, souvenir sheets, souvenir folder with imperforated stamps 1953 etc. Mi ca. = € 7200.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400 CHF

    Lot# : 1106 Dubai

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    Catalogue# : 26B-23B
    1963: 100 'Years of Red Cross' (also Red Crescent topic), 1500 completel sets in full, imperforated sheets, Mi = € 15'000.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1107 Egypt Arab. Republic

    1958/2016: Modern collection in 2 lighthouse preprinted albums, all unmounted og, nearly complete. Many interesting topicals, souvenir sheets, including officials and postage dues. The most recent years are hard to find.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 1108 Ethiopia

    1894/1969: Collection in used and unused condition beginning with Menelik II and subsequent issues including some overprints. There are also some forty more modern letters, twelve sheets and part sheets of fifty of the 1931 airmail issue, used and unused.. 
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1109 Ethiopia

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    Catalogue# : 204-205Var
    1942:Definitives 4, 10 and 20 Centimes (the word "Centimes" in Upper and lower case letters) in full sheets of 72 stamps each, all unmounted and fresh. There are 5 plate varieties of reduced Ethiopian character on each sheet, so 15 varieties in total, quoted € 100 per stamp in Unificato catalogue, the catalogue numbers are Unificato 9/11 for the normal stamps and 9Dc, 10Da and 11Da for the varieties. The sheets are horizontally folded, the perforation is almost separated in two half sheet each. An interesting lot. Total catalogue value Unificato = € 2580.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1110 Ethiopia

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    Catalogue# : 207/211
    1943: Restoration of the Obelisk and 13th. Anniv. of Coronation of Haile Selassie 5 c. - 30 c., five surcharged values in a total of 30 compl. sets in mint condition in multiples of 30 each, lightest traces of offeset print on about 5 stamps, Mi= € 15'000.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 1111 Indonesia

    Advanced, mostly unused unmounted collection in preprinted DAVO-album. It contains both sets of the Indonesian republic 1950 as also the same set with 'RIAU' overprints (with certificate for the latter);  Irian and the UNTEA set on Dutch New Guinea; nearly the same album, also DAVO  way less complete with used material. Another preprinted album with used and unused material and a large stock book with lots of more modern material unused unmounted, both albums including also some Dutch West Indies . In addition duplication and covers in 5 smaller stock books a file folder and a box.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 1112 Iran

    1852 (June 28): Entire letter from Gavlan, Dodangeh Rural District, Hurand District, Ahar County, East Azerbaijan Province, Persia written by the American Missionary Mary Susan Rice (serving in Persia between 1847-1864) to Miss Mary Child in Lincoln, Mass., USA, endorsed "Ship" at lower left. Carried outside the Mails and handed into the Post upon arrival with "BOSTON / MASS." circular datestamp (Nov 29) in black, straight line "SHIP" and charge marking "7" (cents) all in black. The letter with much social content - "pray for woman here, as ignorant & degraded - thank God for increasing encouragements, we have to labor for their spiritual good...", Rice also discusses meeting Rev. and Mrs. Perkins, the Stoddards and Mitchells (all three couples are on the Missionary listing), teaching and reading letters from a further missionary in Erzerum. An extremely rare entire letter.rnNote: Just 44 American Missionaries served in Persia between 1835 and 1870 (a full listing accompanies the lot), of these 24 were female.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 1113 Iran

    1868c.: "Lion & Sword" Essay by Reister of Paris for the first issue, imperforate on stout wove paper, printed in pale orange. Rare.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 1114 Iran

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    1868/70: Bagheri 1 sh. violet, Type D (IV), an unused example with good margins and fine colour, unused with small part og. Signed Sadri Scott = $ 325.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 1114A Iran

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    1868/70: Baqeri 1 (Shahi) bluish green (Persiphila type II), an unused example on thin wove paper, with good to large margins all round, fresh and very fine, cert. Persiphila 2023) Gi 1c. = GB£ 450, Scott 1 var..
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 1115 Iran

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    1868/70: Bagheri 4 sh. greenish-blue, Type B (II), an unused example with good margins and fine colour, slight wrinkle, unused without gum. Signed Sadri Scott = $ 225.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 1116 Iran

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    1868/70: Bagheri 8 sh. carmine, Type D (IV), an unused example with good margins and fine colour, slight wrinkle, unused without gum. Signed Sadri Scott = $ 275.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 1117 Iran

    1868/70: Bagheri 1 sh. violet, 2 sh. green, 4 sh. greenish-blue and 8 sh. red, the fine unused set of four values, generally fine margins and all of good colour, unused with large part og. and rare thus. All signed Carl H. Lange Scott = $ 1'100.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 1118 Iran

    1875: Lion 8 sh. yellow-green, wide spacing, an unused horizontal strip of three, Types A-B-C with Type A showing the distinctive corner flaw, tiny inclusion at top of Type C and slight gum spot in right margin of no great significance, large part og. A charming and scarce multiple Gi 12 / Scott = $ 600+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 1119 Iran

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    1875: Lion 8 sh. green, rouletted issue, Type C, a fine used example of good colour, lightly cancelled in violet. Superb. Signed Sadri Scott = $ 175.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1120 Iran

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    1876: Lion 1 sh. black, an unused vertical strip of three from Setting 1, types A/C/B, of rich dark colour and generally good margins all round; central stamp with right hand figure of value nearly obscured by over-inking. Rare. Signed Sadri. Opinion Sadri Scott = $ 1'200+.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 1121 Iran

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    1876: Lion 1 sh. grey-black, an unused sheet of four, Types D-A/B-C, good margins all round, with circular printing flaw below the Lion's front foot on Type A, fresh and fine, large part og. Signed Sadri. Opinion Sadri Scott = $ 200+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 1122 Iran

    1876: Lion 1 kr. rose-carmine, a used horizontal pair, Types B-D, of good rich colour lightly cancelled by part "Tabriz" cds in black. Slightest of nicks at right not affecting the fine appearance off a scarce mutliple Scott = $ 200+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 1123 Iran

    1878: Lion re-engraved 1 kr. carmine-rose on medium thick paper, a used horizontal pair with large margins all round, lightly cancelled in black. Minor corner bend at lower right but a scarce and attractive multiple. Signed Scheller Scott = $ 350+.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 1124 Iran

    1878 (Feb): Lion 4 sh. dull ultramarine, a used horizontal pair on very thin paper, marginal at right and backed onto thicker paper for pürotection, cancelled by large part "Tabriz" cds in black. Rare - this stamp was printed in strips of three as one cliché was defective, issued to replace a stolen stock of the 4 shahi yellow. A scarce multiple Gi 36 / Scott = $ 350+.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 1125 Iran

    1878: Lion re-engraved, 5 kr. red-bronze, a used example with good margins all round, tiny closed tear at top, lightly cancelled in black. A scarce stamp, this being an excellent space-filler Scott = $ 2'500.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 1126 Iran

    1885/87: Officially authorised set of seven with 1885 issued 6 c. on 5 ch. green, 12 c. on 50 ch. grey & black, 18 c. on 10 sh. buff, orange & black, 1 t, on 5 fr. rose-red & black and 1887 3 c. on 5 sh. green, 6 c. on 10 sh. buff, orange & black, and 8 c. on 50 c. grey & black; fine unused, all large part og. Signed Sadri Scott = $ 1'050.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 1127 Iran

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    1899: "Arabesque" Control Marks handstamped in violet on Muzaffar-eddin Shah issue of 1898, the complete set of sixteen values unused, fresh and very fine, large part og. A very rare set, seldom seen in genuine condition. Cert Sadri (2010) Gi 132/147 = £ 325+ / Scott = $ 580.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 1128 Iran

    1899: 12Ch red with violet handstamp overprint as single franking on letter from DIONAEA to MAGELANG in the Dutch Indies. The letter bears an impressive array of transit marks, beginning with BOUSHIRE  dated 2/10, COLOMBO dated OC 17 99, N-I AGENT SINGAPORE from the 28 10 1899 Batavia two days later and the arrival mark MAGELANG is dated 3 11. The letter displays acceptable patina. This is a most unusual destination for letters originating from Persia.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1129 Iran

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    Meched Provisional 1902: 5 ch. black imperforate, signed Victor Castaign in red ink, a fine used example tied to reverse of 1902 cover by "*MECHED" datestamp (15/3) in black with information strike adjacent. Whilst the cover is dated in manuscript 14 Zihajjeh 1319 (24 March 1902) it was not uncommon for the Postmaster not to bother to change the date on the cancelling device. Slight trim to envelope at right but rare. Signed Hollcombe, Sadri. Cert. Sadri (2015).
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 1130 Iran

    1903/04: Muzaffer ed-Din, the definitive set of thirteen values complete to 50 kr. green, minor gum bend on the 10 ch., otherwise fresh and fine, large part og. A scarce set Gi 246/258 = £ 450 / Scott = $ 800.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 1131 Iran

    1907/09: Mohammed-Ali Mirza Shah Qajar, the definitive set of of eighteen values complete, the 6 ch. with one blunted corner perf., otherwise fine, superb large part og. A scarce set Gi 298/303+305/316 = £ 400+ / Scott = $ 1'200.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 1132 Iran

    1910: "Chahi Surcharge" Imperforate set of seventeen values, prepared for use on incoming Newspapers from abroad, overprinted 1 or 2 Chahis in red or in black, most stamps but not all with large margins all round, hinged to album page, most part og. Many are signed; a rare set Gi 320/336 = £ 1'800 / Scott 3'500+.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 1133 Iran

    1917 (Jan 23): Kazerun Rebellion. Cover to Chiraz with three horizontal pairs of Mirza 1911 1 ch. orange & green all overprinted "Millat-I-Kazerun / 1335" in black (Gibbons type 70) on reverse all tied by "KAZEROUN" circular datestamps in black. Chiraz arrival cds alongside erroneously dated (23.X.16) in black. One pair shows variety with left hand stamp missing the overprint. Reseal Censor tape tied by bold rectangular Censor cachet applied at Chiraz. Extremely rare - these surcharged issues were only in use for a few days.rnNote: For a further example of this rare usage see Cavendish, Derby, Oct 2001, lot 1395.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 1134 Iran

    1911/21: Mirza 2 ch. red & sepia, perf. 11½ x 11, a used horizontal pair on old 4 ch. postal stationery card, addressed to the Nassau Stamp Co. Ltd., Nassau St., New York with label at left "En cas de fausse adresse, destinaire inconnu, l'administration des postes est priée de remettre à une autre maison de commerce" tied by "Teheran" cds (17 April 1922). Reverse with "Magasin "Nov-Bahar" advertisement for the largest stamp emporium in Persia. Most unusual.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 1135 Iran

    1911/13: 3 ch. green & bistre, a horizontal pair used on reverse of 1920 cover to Teheran tied by ARDEBIL cds of despatch (June 22) and the adhesives further obliterated with violet between Kazvin and Recht when the cover was opened by Rebel Censor and resealed with white label handstamped in black and further tied by framed "The Post of the Soviet Republic of Iran 1299" cachet. Recht transit cds (July 4, then in the hands of Kuchik Khan) and circular "Passed by Government Censor No. 4" cachet in black on obverse alongside Teheran arrival (July 10). A rare cover.rnProvenance: Collection Bernard Lucas.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 1136 Iran

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    1911 (Oct): "Relais" surcharges in black for sale to Stagecoach Keepers on the Teheran to Recht Route, the surcharge applied to the 2, 3, 6 and 13 chahi values on 1909 Coat of Arms (4) and 1911 Mirza issue (4), the unused complete set of eight, all of fine appearance, one or two with slight aging or gum loss but of great rarity and soldom offered in genuine condition. All are signed Sadri. Cert. Sadri for Scott 520/523 (2006) Gi 382/388a / Scott = $ 2'100.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200 CHF

    Lot# : 1137 Iran

    1915: "Kings & Historic Buildings", the Enschede unissued set of fifteen values from 1 shahi to 50 kran with colour changes and gold surround, all overprinted SERVICE in red, large part or unmounted og. Rare.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 1138 Iran

    1915: "Kings & Historic Buildings", the Enschede unissued set of fifteen values from 1 shahi to 50 kran with gold surround, large part or unmounted og. Rare.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF

    Lot# : 1139 Iran

    1915: 1 ch. on Mirza 5 ch. carmine & brown overprinted in black, and 2 ch. on Mirza 5 ch. carmine & brown overprinted in violet, each value in a block of four, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare. Signed Sadri Gi 414+415b / Scott $ 320++.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 1140 Iran

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    1917 (Jan.): Kermanshah Provisional issue "24 Chahis" in black on 1 kr. carmine & blue, perf. 11½ x 11, an unused example with large part og. Rare. Signed Sadri. Opinion Sadri (2022) Gi 482 = £ 500/Scott 587 = $ 1'500.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 1141 Iran

    1921 (May): Overprinted "21 FEV. 1921" in black, the complete set of eleven values from 3 ch. to 5 tomans, fresh and fine unused, all overprinted "SPECIMEN" in black, large part og. Rare. All signed Sadri.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 1142 Iran

    1922: Overprinted 'Controle / 1922', seventeen values in horizontal strips of three (only one 3 ch. value), applied to part pages from the Mauretania UPU handbook, all handstamped "SPECIMEN / COLLECTION / MAURITANIE" in red (unique thus), together with provisional 3 ch. on 12 ch. blue & green strip and defective 6 ch. on 24 ch. strip of three. Minor faults to the pages but a wonderful group for the specialist Mi 462/480 = € 1'200+ as unused/Gi 555/556+558/574= £ 2'700+ as unused.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 1143 Iran

    1924/25: Ahmed Mirza Shah Qajar, the complete set of fourteeen values unused, all in fine blocks of four, fresh colours, some slight aging on large part og. or unmounted og. A scarce set in multiples Gi 577/590 = £ 520+ / Scott = $ 800+.
    Starting bid : 220 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 1144 Iran

    1925: Overprinted in gold on Treasury Revenue stamps, perf. 11, the set of six values as listed from 1 ch. to 1 kr. values, plus additional 2 ch. yellow imperforate at top and 3 ch. in a light greenish-yellow shade, all fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce Scott  = $ 270+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 1145 Iran

    1929: Reza Shah Pahlavi, bicoloured definitive set of sixteen values complete, fresh colours, all mounted on album page, part og. A scarce set Gi 670/685= £ 325/Scott 744/759 = $ 945.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 1146 Iran

    1929: Rezas Shah 2 ch. blue & scarlet, an unused example with variety "Centre Misplaced", a large shift, some 3 mm. to the right, fresh and fine, large part og.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 1147 Iran

    1931/32: Reza Shah Pahlavi definitive set of eleven values to 27 ch., unused set of fine centering and colour, large part slightly browned og. Scarce Scott = $ 380+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 1148 Iran

    1931/32: Reza Shah 1 ch. ultramarine & olive-brown, an unused example with variety "Frame (Olive-Brown) Printed Double", aged at top and gum browned but scarce.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 1149 Iran

    1935 (Feb 21): Pictorial Issue, the complete set of nine unused, all overprinted "Specimen" in black (15 d., 30 d. and 90 d.) or in red, fresh and fine, large part og.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 1150 Iran

    1938/39: Reza Shah Pahlavi, lithographed 'two sashes' definitive set of fifteen values to scarce 10 kr. dark brown & ultramarine, all in fresh and fine blocks of four, unmounted og. Superb and scarce Scott = $ 1'700+.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF
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