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  • Lot# : 741 Afghanistan

    1872 (Dec): Combination cover from Mooltan franked by 1871/72 (dated 1288) Sanar black with slight manuscript cross and clipped at base, with India 1865 HALF ANNA pale blue, lightly tied at left.rnProvenance: Corinphila sale 137, 5-8 April 2006, lot 1886.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 742 Imperial China

    1931 (24 Jan.) Cover from Hankow to Shanghai bearing Junk issue 5 c. claret tied by HANKOW datestamp, handwritten arrival of the next day on reverse. The cover was sent from a sailor on board of the French sloop (aviso) 'REGULUS' stationed in Hankow to a fusilier from the aviso 'MARNE' stationed in Shanghai, both being part of the French 'Forces Navales en Extreme Oroent' (FNEO).
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 743 Imperial China

    1935 (July 10): Airmail cover from Shanghai to Vienna, endorsed "by Netherlands Air mail service from Singapore" and "per S.S. Conte Rosso", bearing Airmail 1929 60 c. dark blue & black, 1932/37 15 c. grey-green & 25 c. orange and 1923 Farmer 15 c. deep blue definitive, all tied by bilingual "SHANGHAI 10. 7. 35 / 13" cds with "By Netherlands Air Mail" handstamp in violet alongside, reverse with Hungarian "LEGIPOSTA BUDAPEST 935 JUL 22" transit ans WIEN arrival cds of the same day.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 744 Imperial China

    Lots & Collections 1894/97: Small selection of used stamps incl. 1894 9 c. dark green, 1897 surcharged on 1894 with small and large Chinese characters, cancelled either by Pakua, Dollar chop, circular datestamp or MH, each stamp carefully described (Scott = $ 890 following the consignor). In addition 1916 Express Delivery, extremely rare full unused document with all parts A-D, 26 cm long, part A folded back (Chan E2), also three used express letter sender's receipts, and five official stamps (Scott ex O51/O58a).
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 745 Imperial China

    1898/1963: Accumulation of stamps, covers and cards, predominately China, with some Taiwan, Hong Kong and mail into China, including from Japan, mostly used with a select number of unused, good selection of early picture postcards with frankings to front, also an 1895 cover from Shanghai to Austria with French colonies 5 c. with 'CHINE' overprint, conditions is mixed in places but generally fine, an interesting group.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 746 Imperial China

    1935/49: Lot 40 commercial covers and printed matter wrappers, either addressed to the USA (18), Europe (6), Asia (1) or within China (16) in good condition, when available the covers include information about the sender's commercial or social status.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 747 People's Republic of China

    1964 (Aug 5): Chinese Peonies, the complete set of fifteen, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Gi = £ 375.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 748 People's Republic of China

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    Catalogue# : Block 9
    1964: Souvenir sheet 'Peonies' unused, with minor creasing in upper right margin, (S61M), Mi € 3000.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF

    Lot# : 749 People's Republic of China

    Lots & Collections 1900-1980: Accumulation of China and other Asian stamps in two stock books, there is a bunch of modern covers Hong Kong, some Singapore and also a view from Japan. A stock-card with several better stamps 'Culture Revolution' on piece (only this stock-card quotes € 435 catalogue value in Michel catalogue).
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 750 People's Republic of China

    1945/90ca.: Stock-book with mostly China containing a few better sets from Taiwan and Popular Republic of China, of which the better issues quote around € 3000 in Michel catalogue. The collector marked quotes directly to the stock-book pages, we have used more recent quotes, that are often the same or are bit lower as marked, a used Radio Gymnastics set in blocks of 4 has been quoted as reprint.  The principal value consist in the unused, a few with some toning, majority in excellent condition. Duplication and a few pages of modern Japan haven't been counted.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 751 People's Republic of China

    1952/74: Album with 1952 Tibet set of four, good run of 1963-1966 issues incl. 1963 Children, Monkeys, and 1964 Chemical Industry set, Peonies set of fifteen (Gi = £ 375), Pottery set of eight (Gi = £ 150), 1971 Commune set of four (Gi = £ 225), 50th Anniv. of Communist Party unused set of nine incl. tryptych (Gi = £ 200), Albania set (Gi = £ 80), 1972 Literature set (Gi = £ 100), Merchant Shipping set (Gi = £ 180), 1973 sets with Games and Gymnastics issues etc., generally very fine, a useful lot.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 752 People's Republic of China

    1960/2010ca: Lot 50 used stamps primarily from the Mao period, in addition Taiwan 1962/81ca selection of 80 stamps from 27 sets in unmounted og. condition. Scott = $ 838 + 614 following the consignor.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 753 People's Republic of China

    1973/81: Lot 200 unused stamps incl. commemorative sets such as 1976 Five-Year-Plan, in addition commercial and private covers from Taiwan, PRC, and Hongkong.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 754 People's Republic of China

    1981/2011:  Assembly of stamp-booklets and a few 'stamp-books' in a box, in various quantities. Owners catalog value Mi € 2336.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 755 People's Republic of China

    1940/2000c.: Lot 150 covers from business and private mail, a minority philatelically inspired, despatched from China, PRC, Taiwan, Hongkong and Macao. To be studied.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 756 Macau

    1884/2001: Stamp collection with 1'000 stamps used / unused incl. early crown definitives, 1887 ovpt. fiscals, later embossed King's Heads and complete sets, souvenir sheets up to modern material unmounted og without duplication. Gi = £ 12'400 following the consignor.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 757 Taiwan

    1962-64: Small group with three popular issues unmounted - Paintings 1962 (1), Flora (one 5$ stamp with light bend)  and Fruits 1964 per 5 of each sets (in blocks of four and single set), Mi €880.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 758 Ethiopia

    Incoming 1905 (7 June): Cover from Vienna to Addis Abeba, franked on reverse with Austria 1905 25 h. ultramarine without lacquer stripes, tied by bluish black WIEN despatch cds with adjacent ADEN (19 June) and DJIBOUTI (29 June) transit cds's. On front the cover was charged with 1 piastre tax stamp, tied by HARAR cds in blue. A fine and fresh combination cover.rnNote: The addressee of the cover is Friedrich Julius Bieber (1873-1924), an Austrian, who visited Ethiopia three times in 1904, 1905, and 1909, and he is recognized as the leading ethnologist dealing with the Kafa in southwestern Ethiopia. In 1905, under the leadership of Ludwig Ritter von Höhnel, an Austrian public mission was despatched to Ethiopia. Bieber joined the journey as a specialist on Ethiopia and an Amharic interpreter.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400 CHF

    Lot# : 759 Ethiopia

    1911 (15 April): Registered cover from Addis Abeba to Cairo bearing 1908 UPU issue 1 pia. on 1 g. blue, two single examples, the right one with an distorted 'piastre' overprint, in combination with Throne of Solomon ¼ g. green, a block of six on front, a block of ten on reverse, all cancelled / tied by bilingual ADIS ABEBA datestamp with R handstamp alongside, reverse with indistinct Egyptian cds (30 April).
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 760 Ethiopia

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    Catalogue# : 207/211
    1943: Restoration of the Obelisk and 13th. Anniv. of Coronation of Haile Selassie, the complete ovpt. set of five values from 5 c. - 30 c. 100 complete sets unmounted og. in blocks, part sheets and a few singles. Mi = € 50'000.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 761 Ethiopia

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    Catalogue# : 207/211
    1943: Substantial stock of "Obelisk" surcharged sets in sheets of eighty for the 8 c. orange, 12 c. violet and 20 c. blue (folded in half) and sheets of forty of the 4 c. green and 15 c. red, with the addition of irregular sheets of thirty-eight plus horizontal pairs for both (making 80 for each value), unused, original gum, fresh; additionally, a number of other larger multiples and the odd single (at least 65 examples of each value), some minor imperfection, overall fine to very fine and extremely rare multiples and quantity (145 sets) Mi = € 72'500+ as sets of five.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 762 Ethiopia

    1943: Obelisk, the Souvenir printed folder, containing the complete set of five values, each tied to the inside by 'Addis Ababa' 3 November 1943 First Day of Issue cancels, some creasing and soiling, scarce and most attractive Mi = € 500+ as used set.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 763 Ethiopia

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    1943: 'Obelisk', full set, unused, original gum, with handstamped surcharge in Amharic and English at top, at center the '3/11' and '1943' and each value surcharge increased by 5 cents, the 12 c. and 20 c. have uniform diagonal creases, otherwise fine, rare; one of 40 issued which were intended for use as gifts for VIPS from H.I.M. Haile Selassie I, presented during the inauguration ceremony of the new Obelisk erected as a monument to the Ethiopian patriots who fell during the Italian occupation of Ethiopia; signed AS Bolaffi in margins. Not listed in Michel Cert. Raybaudi (2005) Yvert = € 5,500.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 764 Ethiopia

    1943: 'Obelisk', the Souvenir folder containing the full set of the five values handstamped surcharge in Amharic and English at top, at center the '3/11' and '1943' and each value surcharge increased by 5 cents, tied by 'Addis Ababa' datestamp 4 November 1943, some creasing to folder and soiling, otherwise fine, a rare survivor; one of 40 sets with the handstamped surcharge which were intended as gifts for VIPS from H.I.M. Haile Selassie I, normally found in unused sets.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 765 Ethiopia

    1894/1981: Comprehesive dealer stock of stamps, predominately unused, comprising one large and two smaller stock books, includes complete run of sets, much never hinged especially the later and modern issues, as well as a number of envelopes with sets and unsorted, also a folder album containing specialised and scarcer examples, noted several sets of the 1943 'Obelisk' two with varieties and first day souvenir booklet, duplication in places, condition is fine to very fine, a substantial holding.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 766 Ethiopia

    1894/1908: Group of five postal stationery cards, comprising set of three values unused ¼ g. green,  ½ g. orange and 1 g. blue, with used examples of the ¼ g. green and ½ g. orange sent from Entotto to Germany with handstamp blue cachet 'Printed Matter', fine and scarce.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 767 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 : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 768 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 : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 769 Iran

    1902: Handstamped Lion in Octagon surcharge in bright red, the imperforate set of ten values, all with good margins, of fresh colour, large part og. An extremely rare set, very seldom seen in genuine condition. All signed Sadri Scott = $ 2'000+.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 770 Iran

    1902: Handstamped Lion in Octagon surcharge in bright red, 5 c. red & yellow, Type II, the imperforate block of twelve subjects, marginal from base of sheet with sheet requisition number 7695 inverted in margin, unused without gum. A rare stamp in a multiple. Signed Sadri Scott = $ 600+.rn 
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 771 Iran

    1902: Mozaffer-eddin Shah, the part set with low values 1 c. violet - 12 c. blue and high values 1 kr. violet, 2 kr. blue and 50 kr. green all on one piece and 5 kr. orange-brown and 10 kr. rose-red on individual pieces, all ex the Portuguese Archives, and handstamped "ULTRAMAR" in violet on receipt from the UPU to prevent re-use. Missing the 1904 issued 20 kr. and 30 kr. values. Contemporary faults but rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 772 Iran

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    1903: Provisional "2 TOMANS" surcharge in blue on 50 k. green, applied over previous "2 TOMANS" surcharge in rose, an unused example of good colour, fine appearance, small gum thin, part og. Scarce. Cert. Sadri Persiphila 332a var/Scott = $ 325++.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 773 Iran

    1903/05: Travel Tax, the album page with Passenger ticket for a journey by Postal Wagon franked by Mirza 1911 1 kr. carmine & ultramarine vertically overprinted in black tied by blue chop, the ticket with vertical fold; together with five 'off-ticket' adhesives all showing the vertical handstamps in black (4) and in violet. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 774 Iran

    Lots & Collections 1868/1935c.: Well filled collection on leaves with genuine Bagheri 1 sh. violet and 8 sh. carmine unused, 1875 genuine 4 sh. blue used and 1876 Lion 1 Sh., an unused block of four with good margins all round (signed Sadri). Later issues with good range incl. useful range of airmails from 1927, 1931/32 Reza Shah 1 ch. ultramarine & olive-brown unused with variety "frame printed double",  the 1935 pictorial set, 'Iran' overprinted airmails etc.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 775 Iran

    1870/1939: The varied collection on leaves, cards and loose with 1870 genuine 1 s. in a pale blue shade, three margins unused; 1876 1 ch. grey-black unued showing the four types (Scott 15); 1876 4 ch. vermilion unused (Type A); 4 ch. vermilion, two used examples (Scott 18); 1878 1 kr. carmine-rose used (four examples), 1 kr. red on yellow used, 4 kr. ultramarine used (2); 1902 circa. collection of covers showing Registration Labels used as Postage (12 items); 1915 Official set of seventeen unused; 1915 Parcel Post set of seventeen unused; 1915 Special sets with Silver or Gold Surrounds with "Service" set of 8 to 30 kr. (and additional 3 kr.) with Silver edges, Lion vignette Service set in green from 1 ch. to 26 ch. (eight stamps) with Silver edges, "Lion" vignette part set of 14 to 30 kr. with Gold surrounds (all are rare); 1925 Treasury set of six unused with gold overprints (Scott 697/702); 1931/32 set of eleven unused (2 ch. is used) together with a scarce unused corner block of  twelve of the 1 ch. unused (Scott 760/770); 1926/29 Reza Shah definitive set (2) and redrawn examples unused (Scott 723/740); 1929 definitive set to 3 t. unused (Scott 744/759); 1932 two "Overland Baghdad / Haifa" covers to UK; 1933/34 definitive set of fifteen unused or used (Scott 771/785); 1935 Pictorial issue set of nine unused (Scott 786/794); 1935 overprinted "Postes / Iraniennes" set of fifteen unused (Scott 795/809); 1935 definitive set of fourteen unused (Scott 827/840); 1938/39 (two Sashes) definitive set of 15 values unused but the 15 d. value with fault (Scott 856/870); 1938 Mini-sheets of four with 10 perf. and 10 imperf. sheets unused; and 1915 two pages of Bushire complete but all are forgeries. Many items fine, the sets with one or two stamps occasionally not quite Corinphila quality but a remarkable accumulation of rare items that would repay close inspection.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,500 CHF

    Lot# : 776 Iran

    1881/37: Collection with 1881 defaced imperforate Proofs of 1881  5 ch., 10 ch and 15 ch., 1898 Mozeffar imperforate pairs of 1 kr. - 50 kr. in unissued colours thereafter with SPECIMEN  or "Specimen" overprints in black including May 1921 part set of ten values (excl. 5 kr.) defaced in crayon and opts. SPECIMEN in black (Scott 635-645); 1926-29 Reza Shah definitive set (and redrawn examples unused (Scott 723/740) optd. SPECIMEN in black with small handstamp utilised on the redrawn set; 1932/32 part set with 1 ch., 3 ch, 2x11 ch., 12 ch., 2 x16 ch., 2x27 ch. optd. SPECIMEN and lower case "Specimen" in black; 1931/32 same but complete set of 11 with some duplication all overprinted "SPECIMEN" diagonally in black; 1935 Shah Pahlavi definitive sets (2) of fifteen overprinted SPECIMEN and lower case "Specimen" in black (Scott 795/809); 1935 definitive set of fourteen optd SPECIMEN diagonally in violet (Scott 827/840), 1936/37 Definitive set of fifteen (One Sash) all overprinted SPECIMEN diagonally in violet (Scott 841/855); a scarce and generally fine collection.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 777 Iran

    1897/1910c.: Violet surcharge set of three values 5 ch. on 8 c., 1 kr. on 5 kr. and 2 kr. on 5 kr violet & silver range unused, 1898 Mozaffer-eddin Shah Qajar high values, the unused range from 1 k. to 10 k. orange (14) and used, 1899 handstamped in violet 4 kr. grey, 5 kr. emerald, 10 kr. orange and 50 kr. bright violet unused (all signed Sadri, Scott = $ 330), 1899 50 kr. brown unused (signed Sadri), 1902/04 definitive set of thirteen unused with additional 50 kr. unused, range unused and used incl. Provisoire overprints, 1902 surcharged issue reprints incl. unusual multiples, page with various usages on piece, 1908 up-rated stationery card from Bouchir to Calcutta, 1909/10 covers with registration labels (6) used as postage from Barfrouche and Bouchir etc. A useful lot.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 778 Israel

    1911/78: Massive collection in very heavy book (folio volume), beginning with printed matter from JERUSALEM 1911 to Zurich, forerunners on cover, special cancels 'ZIONISTENKONGRESS' in Switzerland. Regular issues from 1948 with specialities of the 'Doar Ivri' issue, loose stamps and covers, including a fine set with full TABs mounted on illustrated presentation sheet (sold at IMABA 1948 in Basel, Switzerland),  FDCs, plate blocks etc. Further four stock-books with stamps containing many better + 8 albums with FDCs. Almost all covers addressed to Zürich, Switzerland.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF

    Lot# : 779 Israel

    1948/60ca.: Group  with 3 booklets for Imaba-Expo 1948 in Bale, of which two booklets contain 'Doar Ivri' issue 3 m. to 50 m. in pairs each stamp with TAB, the third booklet (identical shape of cover) contains the same stamps, but with unused blocks of 4; further a booklet containing postage due stamps and better values and souvenir sheet N° 1. Three other booklets contain each the 'Menorah' stamp with short-tab from 1952, camel etc. At the end an accumulation of mostly never hinged stamps in sheets (of which tete-beches and gutter-pairs) of little value.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 780 Japan

    1871/1999: Collection with 1'000 stamps, nearly exclusively in unused condition, incl. 1871 48 mon, 1872 ½ s. brown and 2 s. orange, all used, later issues unmounted og., many miniature sheets & complete sets, also two national park souvernir sheets. Scott = $ 3'200 following the consignor.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 781 Japan

    1871/2000: Collection consisting of 3 printed Lighthouse Albums 1871/1970ca.. The classic period is in mixed condition, with genuine and questionable stamps. From about ca. 1880 stamps often duplicated with various cancellations or different perforations predominately used. From ca. 1896 on also with unused examples. In the following years (from about 1913 on) the unused material prevails, with many better stamps, sets and souvenir sheets. There is a quite high catalogue value. Further, there are two additional albums for sheets, that contain more recent stamps, a few bank notes and some stamp duplication +  a box with even more duplication, modern covers and few Korea. And lastly there are three stamp catalogues issued from 2000 to 2014. This interesting holding with the aspect of a working collection is ideal for further development!
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF

    Lot# : 782 Japan

    1876/1970: Substantial dealer stock, comprising three large stock books and three folders, predominately unused, with the bulk of the latter issues never hinged, patchy in the early period with one or two better Koban, a number of sets as the accumulation progresses, some duplication, a quantity of multiples and blocks and numerous minisheets, as well as souvenir cards, condition in the main is very fine with the odd fault in the early stages, valuable and significant assembly.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,800 CHF

    Lot# : 783 Transjordan

    1948/49: Jordanian Occupation of Palestine - old remainder collection with numerous varieties of the overprint issues as double, inverted or shifted overprints. Stamps in multiples or with imprint on margin, mostly unused, some used and also several covers contained. Further a few covers from the period with regular Jordanian stamps.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 784 Corea

    1884: 5 m. carmine-rose, perf. 10, block of thirty-five, unused, original gum, fresh colour, good centering, almost exclusively never hinged, some minor tone spots to reverse not apparnet from the front, marginal to top and left with some perf separation, otherwise very fine, scarce Mi = € 2'450+ as 35 singles.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF

    Lot# : 785 Corea

    1884: 10 m. light-blue, perf. 8½, irregular block of thirty-six, unused, original gum, never hinged, vibrant colour, fresh appearance, diagonal crease lower left corner through two stamps which has torn in margin below, attractive piece, scarce Mi = €1'260 as singles
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 786 Corea

    1899: 1 (p). on 25 p. purple-red, surcharged in Korean characters, used on a printed document, dated 16 April 1900, tied by 'Seoul - Coree' datestamp in black, some minor soiling, otherwise very fresh and scarce.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 787 Corea

    1904: 50 ch. olive green and pink, 1 w. multicoloured and 2 w. purple and green, perf. 12½, unused, no gum, fine colour, scarce set, come with a used Gi = £ 1'090
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 788 Corea

    Lots & Collections 1903: Group of four postcards, each franked with a single Bird issue value, including one examples with 2 r. grey, one with 1 c. brown, one with 2 g. green and an example with a 4 c. red, mixed lot, scarce examples.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 789 Corea

    1900/1905: Group of four postal stationery cards, comprising two 2 c. red, both used and two 4 c. brown, one used and one unused, destinations include Brussels, Berlin and one sent locally, condition is overall fine, scarce selection (4).
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 790 Corea

    1884/1903: Group of unissued stamps, comprising three values; 25 m. orange (9), 50 m. blue green (8) and 100 m. blue and pink (8), unused, with original gum, fresh group (25). Comes with nine used examples from the the 1903 Bird issue, including 1 c. brown purple (1), 3 c. orange (4), 50 c. red and green (1), 1 w. violet (1) and 2 w. violet and orange (2), slightly mixed although presentable.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 791 Liberia

    1880: 'Allegory of Liberia', lithographed by T. F. Todhunter, London, with frame line, 2 c. rose & 6 c. violet, two fresh adhesives each canvelled by six barred mute obliterator, on envelope from Monrovia via Liverpool to Boston, "MONROVIA LIBERIA" despatch (Nov 26, 1881) cds in black, "PAID LIVERPOOL BR. PACKET 17 DE 81" transit cds in red, as well as "BOSTON PAID" arrival (Dec 29) cds in black. 2 Cents with corner fault and marginal nick at left, 6 Cents with cover marginal perforation irregularities at top, nevertheless a most attractive cover with the rare franking paying correctly the first UPU rate
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 792 Nepal

    Incoming 1863: Two stampless covers, both mailed from Durbungah, India to Kathmandu, Nepal each with despatch datestamps, the later cover with extremely fine strikes including scarce "NEPAUL / P.O." cds (July 23) in black. Scarce, the two covers displaying well together.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 793 Nepal

    1867: Stampless cover from Benares to Nepal with despatch cds in black, octagonal framed PATNA transit in red and fine strike of "NEPAUL P.O." arrival cds (June 26) most unusually struck in red - rare thus.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 794 Nepal

    1871: Cover from Benares to Nepal struck on desspatch with Benares cds in black (Jan 20), reverse with octagonal framed TIRHOOT transit in blue (Jan 21) and fine single ring "NEPAUL" cds of arrival in black. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 795 Nepal

    1864/69: Stampless incoming covers from India (4) to Kathmandu, with three covers from Calcutta each bearing framed "CAL. G.P.O./BG. 1 ANNA" handstamps (two in blue, one in black), fourth 1869 cover from Tirhoot with despatch cds in black; all struck on arrival with good to fine strikes of "NEPAUL / P.O." datestamps of receipt in black, one 1864 cover showing the "NEPAUL / P.O." datestamp with dates inverted. Scarce group.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 796 Nepal

    Indian Post Office 1856: ½ a. blue, a used example on 1863 cover to Calcutta tied by both the address and "B / 137" obliterator of Kathmandu / Nepal Residency Post Office in black. Reverse with double arc "NEPAUL * P.O." datestamp (Jan 22) in red, hexagonal transits of Motahhari (Jan 23) and Tirhoot (Jan 24) and Calcutta arrival cds (Jan 26) all in red. A rare cover.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 797 Nepal

    Indian Post Office 1856: ½ a. blue, a used example on 1865 cover with original contents to Calcutta tied by 'Shri' in manuscript and by newly introduced "137 / NEPAL" wreathed duplex of Kathmandu / Nepal Residency Post Office (Jan 17). Reverse with sadly illegible Tirhoot transit and Calcutta arrival in red but a rare and very early usage.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 798 Nepal

    Indian Post Office 1873: India ½ a. blue used on reverse of 1884 cover from Kathmandu to Motahari tied by fine strike of "D" in bars obliterator in black. "NEPAL" despatch cds at left (April 19) and "Motaharee" arrival alongside (April 21). Scarce and attractive usage.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 799 Nepal

    Indian Camp Post Offices 1911/1921: King George V's visit to the hunting camp at Khasra, 1911 1 a. postal stationery card to 'His Majesty's Chauffeur' at the Camp, franked by India 1 a., 2 a. and 3 a. all tied by "King Emperor's Camp Post Office" circular monogrammed cancellation in black (Dec 26) with scarce "King Emperor's Camp PO" arrival cds at top left and reverse multi-franked by six different current Nepal adhesives (three imperf. and three Sri Pashupati values) cancelled by Nepali "Sawari Camp" datestamps. A charming and scarce usage.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 800 Nepal

    Indian Camp Post Offices 1911/1921: King George V's visit to the hunting camp at Khasra, 1911 cover to London franked by India 1 a. carmine tied by "King Emperor's Camp Post Office" circular monogrammed cancellation in black (Dec 26) with original "King Emperor's Camp" crested enclosure and Queen Victoria 1½ a. blue on buff postal stationery card cancelled by "H.R.H. The Prince of Wales' Camp P.O." datestamp (Dec 16, 1921) used on the occasion of the future Edward VIII's visit to Bikna Thori. A fine and scarce pairing.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 801 Nepal

    Indian Post Offices 1862/1957c.: Collection with stampless cover with "NEPAUL P.O." datestamp used to Benares via Chuprah, 1881 India ½ a. blue stationery envelope cancelled "D" in bars with NEPAL despatch cds on reverse, 1906 India 2 a. registered stationery envelope up-rated with 2 a. violet mailed to Tibet via Siliguri, ¼ a. stationery cards used from and to Nepal, 1929 combination cover with Tibet ½ tr., 1931 Telegram form and 1935 cover from Raxaul (on Southern border), small group of registered 1930's covers, and a Tibet usage ex Gyantse via Raxaul to Nepal and further 'cross border' covers, 1935 India Jubilee issue frankings ex Nepal to the Bailey family, 1948 Indian up-rated airletter to Sweden etc. Condition as usual somewhat variable but a splendid and most interesting group (64 items).
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 802 Nepal

    Indian Post Office 1873/1905: Covers (4) with 1873 cover from Benares to Nepal with outstanding strike of "NEPAL" cds of arrival in black (April 12); 1901 underpaid cover franked by India 1882 ½ a. blue-green tied by NEPAL squared circle datestamp (Jan 13) to Calcutta with framed POSTAGE DUE / ONE ANNA above, 1903 incoming cover with India 1900 ½ a. yellow-green taxed on arrival with half-round NEPAL / DUE (1) AS in black, and a stampless 1905 cover to Bombay with same half-round handstamp also charged 1 anna Postage Due. A fine and scarce group.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 803 Nepal

    1879/81: Postal reorganisation covers (2) with 1879 usage from Kathmandu to Dailekh with manuscript "Mahasul Chukti 1 anna" (postage fee paid) and struck with "Nepal" cds (July 3) and arrival of Dailekh in black - the earliest recorded usage; and 1881 entire letter with manuscript "Mahasul Chukti 11" (2 pice = ½ anna) mailed from Jaleswar to Kathmandu, just two months before the earliest stamped cover. Rare and most appealing pair.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 804 Nepal

    Issued Stamps 1881 (June): 1 a. bright ultramarine on European paper, pin-perf., a fine unused example of rich colour, unused without gum. A scarce stamp so fine. Signed Holcombe Scott = $ 240/Gi = £ 350.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 805 Nepal

    1881 (June): 2 a. purple on European paper, pin-perf., a fine unused example of deep colour, unused without gum. A scarce stamp so fine. Signed Holcombe Scott = $ 280/Gi = £ 400.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 806 Nepal

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    1881: 1 a. ultramarine, Setting 1, imperforate on European paper, a used example on November 1881 cover to Palpa tied by KATHMANDU I handstamp in black (Hellrigl C65 / Hepper page 7, fig. 1). Reverse with Kathmandu despatch cds (Nov 18) and Palpa arrival (Nov 23). A fine and rare first issue cover. Signed Holcombe. Cert. Hellrigl AIEP (1995).
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 807 Nepal

    1894 (Oct): Cover from Kalaiza to Kathmandu with 1 a. blue, four margins, clear printing in a deep shade, neatly tied by circular negative "KALAIZA III" handstamp (Hellrigl & Hepper type 8) in black. Reverse with half negative manuscript dated transit and arrival.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 808 Nepal

    1886/89: 1 a. blue, 2 a. violet and 4 a. green, medium native paper of good quality, fine impressions, used on 1893 philatelic cover each cancelled by bold strikes of the heptagonal "Ne" handstamp of Kathmandu II in black (Hepper page 7, fig. 2). Kathmandu cds below (Nov 22). 
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 809 Nepal

    1930: 2nd Sri Pasupati 5 r. black & red-brown, the extraordinary document bearing no less than 570 examples (30 x 19) all or nearly handstamped in black and most security punched against re-use, all on huge flimsy rice paper official document - some with faults but most intact - an amazing piece totalling a rate of 2'850 rupees and, one must presume, entirely unique - the Nepali equivalent of 570 Great Britain 1929 PUC £ 1 black stamps on a document Gi = £ 15'390.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 810 Nepal

    1935 (Aug-Dec): Sri Pasupati redrawn issue, 8 p. scarlet in an unused block of six (3 x 2) and two vertical pairs unused, all of fresh and fine appearance, unused without gum Scott 40 = $ 1'000+/Gi = £ 1'100+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 811 Nepal

    1937: Shiwa oval 2 pice brown on thick native stock (Wa Type 31, H&G 27), a locally used example cancelled on despatch by 'Nepal' datestamp of Kathmandu (May 17, 1938) in black with Birganj (Exchange) arrival cds at left (May 18) in black. A scarce card.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 812 Nepal

    1955: India 1 r. deep dull green, a used block of four cancelled by the sole recorded example of the "INDIAN EMBASSY (NEPAL) / PAR" (Parcels) circular datestamp (19 Aug 1956) in black. Believed unique - most Parcels were sent registered from Nepal and thus the 'Parcels' datestamp appears never to have been put into circulation with the exception of this multiple. See Hellrigl "Nepal Postal History", page 144.rnProvenance: Collection Armand Singer.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 813 Nepal

    Lots & Collections 1886/96: Album page with tête-bêche pairs: incl. 1 a. blue with 6 unused pairs, 2 a. violet-blue, Setting 8, a fine unused horizontal tête-bêche pair, positions 59-60; and a used pair from a different setting; 4 a. green, clear impression with unused vertical pair and horizontal used pair. A fresh and fine group (10 items).rnProvenance: Collection Dr. Wolfgang Hellrigl, Corinphila sale 206, 15 June 2016, lot 3126.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 814 Nepal

    1886/1907: 2 a. violet-blue to bright violet to cinnamon, the group showing 'Large Dent in left frameline' flaw, originally position 8, later a treansferred cliché appearing in positions 38, 45, 48, 7 and 56; single unused and used examples (2), vertical pairs (5), with unused corner pair with stamp in original position, three further unused vertical pairs showing tête-bêche variety in radically different shades and a used pair in grey-blue. A scarce group (9 items).rnProvenance: Collection Dr. Wolfgang Hellrigl, Corinphila sale 206, 15 June 2016, lot 3153.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 350 CHF

    Lot# : 815 Nepal

    Sri Pasupati Issues 1907/46: First issue with imperforate set of four and imperf. blocks of four 2 p. brown (2), 4 p. green in imperf. blocks of four and six, 16 p. purple in imperf. block of six (one item with no wmk. and another with paper-maker's wmk), unused perf. set adhered to album page and two blocks of four of the 2 p. brown, 1917/30 issue with 2 a. brown in imperforate blocks of four in vastly differing shades and a corner block of twenty (5 x 4), 1930 5 r. black & brown (7) but some slight staining and three very fine unused, 1941 issue with 4 p. green imperforate in blocks of four (4) and six pairs together with perf. block of four; imperf. 16 p. purple-brown with four pairs and two single examples and a perf. block of four; imperf. 32 p. blue in two blocks of four and four singles, a generally fine and interesting lot (56 items).
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 816 Nepal

    1949/83: Unused collection on leaves with 1949 litho pictorial definitive set of nine, 1954 New Currency set of twelve to 2 r. brown-orange, 1954 Map set of twelve, 1956 Coronation set of five (2 sets) plus the scarce 1 r. venetian red used (Gi = £ 500+), 1957 definitive set of twelve, 1959 'Pheasant' set of fourteen values in blocks of four (Gi = £ 720), thereafter seemingly complete with a few imperf. varieties to 1983. A useful lot with most unmounted og., sold together with an 1872 document bearing the circular Lal Mohur seal in red.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 817 Nepal

    1786/1943: Royal documents (11) each bearing the circular red "Lal Mohur" seal handstamp reading in Devanagri "Shri Durga" (Goddess Durga, the destroyer) and "Bawani" (female) and double edged sword. The earliest document dated May 1786 (1843 BS) with most dated in the mid to late Nineteenth century. Largely fresh and very fine, excellent frontispieces for a Nepal collection.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 818 Nepal

    1850c./1920c.: The small collection on leaves and loose with circa 1850 early letter written on balsa wood, rolled and sealed with grey wax impression; two "Hulak" mail covers with large oval seals in black, 1884 cover from India with NEPAL arrival (Jan 17) and taxed 1 anna due, 1885 page with Kathmandu arrival markings on stampless covers (2) both addressed to the Maharajah of Nepal from Kalaiya and Biganj respectively; 1900 cover with large seal of the Nepalese Court in Kerong, Tibet with "Rasuwa" transit cds and negative transit of "Trisuli to Kathmandu, 1908 stampless cover with superb impression of circular barred CHAUTARA seal handstamp in black, 1910 stampless cover with large seal of Nepalese Court in Kuti, Tibet used to Kathmandu with transit datestamps of Tatpani and Chautara; 1911 stampless cover with DHANKUTA seal handstamp in black and two classic period stamped covers at 1 a. and 3 a. A splendid and rare group (17 items).
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 819 Nepal

    1856/1927c.: Collection with 1856 and 1859 early Official cover and entire to Kathmandu, range of stampless covers and some 1 a. blue covers from Bhojpur, Birghanj, Dailekh, Gahawa, Gorkha, Illam, Kadarban, Kathmandu, Pyuthan, Taulikawa; good range of classic period stamps with 1881 European paper set of three imperforate, 1886 1 a. blue and 4 a. green unused, some telegrapically used multiples, ½ a. black incl. tête-bêche pairs, 1907 4 p. green in an imperf. strip of four etc. Viewing highly recommended (Stamps 200+ items / Covers 41). 
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 820 Nepal

    India PO, Residency PO and British Legation in Nepal 1862/1965c.: The collection of covers/cards (48 items) all with India frankings incl. combination usages with Nepal, with 1862 and 1866 incoming covers from India with "NEPAUL P.O." datestamps of receipt in black, 1909 cover with ½ a. green used to Gyantse, Tibet with fair FPO / 81 cds in black, 1885 India ½ a. blue stationery envelope cancelled "D" in bars with "NEPAL" cds well struck on reverse (cert. Hellrigl), 1896 reg'd cover to Rangoon from Nepal at 4 a. rate, 1899 cover with 32 p. carmine pair tied Nepal squared circles, 1902 three colour registered franking to Transvaal; 1908 India ½ a. green on local cover tied NEPAL cds and a similar usage on ½ a. stationery envelope, 1921 reg'd cover to Austria with India ten ½ a. green, 1922 cover with ½ a. green underpaid and taxed, 1936 registered cover to General Shamsher Jang Bahadur franked 3 x 3 p. grey, 1936 cover to Transvaal franked 2 a. 6 p. orange, 1936 cover with India 1½ a. red and Airmail 6 as. bistre to UK, 1945 registered 1½ a. blue reg'd envelope with ½ a. (4) and 12 a. (2) ex British Legation PO, 1951 reg's and Insured cover ex the Indian Embassy, 1953 Registered Diplomatic Bag item with mixed Postage & Official franking to New Delhi, 1954 "California Himalayan Expedition" red label on cover handstamped "Barun Glacier Base Camp", 1959 registered cover at 90 np. rate to Tibet etc. Condition varies but many very fine, an extraordinarily difficult lot to replicate and the basis of an outstanding future collection.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF

    Lot# : 821 Nepal

    1881/1986: Collection on leaves with 1881 European paper set of three values imperforate (Gi. 4/6 = £ 800), 1886 1 a. blue imperforate unused (RPSL cert), 1935 and 1941 Sri Pasupati sets unused, 1949 set of nine unused, 1954 Map set of twelve unused (Gi = £ 225), 1956 Coronation set of five unused, 1959 pictorial and Pheasant set of fourteen unused, 1960 Children's Day sheetlets perf. and imperf., 1961 Children's Day sheet of sixteen unused (Gi = £ 1'000+), thereafter with complete unused issues to 1986 and an early edition of the Hellrigl catalogue (1981). Generally fine and some seldom seen sets included.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 822 Nepal

    1890/1937c: Collection on leaves and loose with early 2 a. grey-green and 4 a. green on cover, page with re-cut 1 a. blue used, most with telegraphic cancels, 1917/30 2 a. brown and 2 a. maroon each in used tête-bêche pairs, 1901 India ½ a. green stationery envelope cancelled by NEPAL squared circle datestamp and a similar usage with ½ a. green on cover, useful documents and up-rated postal stationery usages etc. (55 items).
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 823 Nepal

    1903: Covers (12) all with 1 anna blue frankings (one at double rate), including fine 1903 cover from Palpa tied by barred obliterator, covers from Birganj, Pokhara (3), recut 1 a. pair on cover from Parisi, condition fine to very fine for this period.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 824 Nepal

    1907: First Sri Pasupati Issue, the Postal History collection, the outstanding group with postcard at 2 p. inland rate, cover with 2 p. brown single franking, 4 p. green single frankings for inland single rate (8) from Acham Ridikot, Doti, Ridi, Siraha, Taulihawa and fine covers with Birganj negative seal; cover at 6 p. rate franked 2 p. and 4 p., cotton covers (3) franked by single 8 p. scarlet ex Sindhuli and one with Kalaiya negative seal, inland registered covers franked at 24 pice (5), double rate registered covers at 28 pice rate (6), cover at 32 p. rate franked by 8 p. crimson each tied by Kalaiya negative seals etc. A generally very fine selection with much cancellation interest (30 items).
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 825 Nepal

    1927/37: Album page with covers (2), each with beautiful crested embossed crests in colour on reverse, 1927 cover from Maharaja Chandra Shamser to Bombay franked by India 2 a. used to Bombay, and 1937 cover from Prime Minister Juddha Shamser to London franked below the crest with India ½ a. green, strip of three 1 a. chocloate and single 4 a. olive all tied by NEPAL cds's at the Residency PO ((March 23). Delightful and scarce.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 826 Nepal

    1928: Box with balance of the Postal History collection with over 100 stampless covers from circa 1885-1935 with much cancellation interest, covers (7) with 1 a. blue usages from the classic period, 1921 covers (2) franked by India ½ a. green tied by Gyantse / Tibet" datestamps to Kathmandu, 1925 'AR' receipt card with NEPAL cds and framed NEPAL handstamp below, 1928 Telegram receipt form cancelled NEPAL cds (Dec 8) etc. Much material here for further research.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 827 Nepal

    1930: Second Sri Pasupati Issue, the Postal History collection on leaves and loose (14 covers), with a variety of frankings including inland covers at 4 pice rate, inland covers at 24 p. registered rate (one franked 8 p. + 16 p., another with 3 x 8 p. scarlet, three others with multiple frankings of the 4 p. green including one with pair and block of four); fine four colour registered franking addressed to M. C. Smithes, Forest Inspector at Kathmandu; four further three colour frankings at 28 pice rates, generally fine with much postmark interest.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 828 Nepal

    1935/41: Third & Fourth Pasupati Issues, the collection on leaves and loose with 2 pice rate covers - both from the Maharaja's hunting camps (probably at Chitwan), 4 pice rate single frankings (13, one tied by negative seal), covers at 8 pice double rate (13) one with reseal Censor label, 24 p. single rate registered covers (9) one with delightful Kadakan seal handstamp on 24 p. orange, 28 p. double registered rate covers (8), 32 p. registered rate cover, registered four colour frankings (one with 32 p. blue), 36 p. rate covers (2) one with 32 p. blue, together with some postal stationery usages and 1949 issue frankings; a most interesting lot with much cancellation interest (79 items).
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 829 Oman

    1944 (Nov): Al-Busaid set of fifteen values complete cto used, and Official set of ten values complete, cto used Gi = £ 340.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 830 Quatar

    1957/1976: Accumulation of unused stamps, contained upon eight stock pages, predominantly never hinged, numerous sets and some duplication; themes include scouting, olympics and UPU; also some sheets (6) such as, among others, the 1970 Gulf aviation first flight very clean and fresh assembly.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 831 Syria

    1934: Stunning lot, 'Proclamation of the (Autonomous) Republic', full set definitives + matching set airpost stamps in unmounted blocks of 4. Same set present once more per 4x, but partly split up to singles, pairs and blocks of three - so we are talking about additional 4 full sets, therefore 8 full sets in total. Further the same set in blocks of 4, but this one nicely used (unusual!). There are also four registered covers included, that contain stamps of this issue (not a full set), all four addressed to Austria Scott = $9000+. Two airpost covers from an earlier issue not counted
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 832 Syria

    Lots & Collections 1919/88: Collection in Yvert album on printed pages, first years used or unused mounted, from about 1945 on only unmounted seen. Many better issues present, particularly souvenir sheets. There is an additional album with a collection UAR in Lindner album with regular and imperforate issues and FDCs (e.g. souvenir sheet 'Damascus Fair' 1958).
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 833 Syria

    Syria Arab Kingdom 1921/25: Collection of the locally surcharged issues on Turkey, with good largely complete range incl. Sultan Mohammed V 50 pi. indigo optd. in red and some multiples, French Occupation and Turkey surcharged for use during Nejdi occupation of Hejaz with 1925 5 pa. bistre (4 different), 10 pa. green (both), July 1925 Pilgrimage 1 pi. on 10 pa. and 5 pi. on 1 pi. bright blue unused and July 1920 Thrace set of nine unused and used.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500 CHF

    Lot# : 834 Syria

    1924-1980ca: Accumulation containing several better issues, many excellent souvenir sheets, also often more than once. Set 'Anniversary of the Indenpendence' 1942 in full sheets of 50 (Mi = € 2400), three covers with airpost stamps, a few covers and some material from the surrounding areas. Estimated catalog value Michel about € 10'500ca.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF

    Lot# : 835 Thailand

    1883/1908: Siam stamp collection, contained within thirteen stock pages, predominately used, comprising many hundred, good run of values including sets, several better values from the surcharged issues, including unused 1899/1904 24 a. brown violet and blue (Scott 87), 2 a. on 3 a. green and blue unused and a number used (Scott 28); also unused block of four 2 a. on 64 a. lilac and orange with 'j' and 'k' overprint (Scott 44 & 44), many more, the odd variety, noted a 4 a. on 24 a. with blue omitted, duplication throughout, overall mostly fine, a decent accumulation.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 836 Tibet

    1922: Tibet 1/6 trangka olive-green, enamel printing, a fine example marginal from base of the sheet of twelve subjects, used on India 1 a. brown postal stationery envelope addressed to Nepal, tied by "LHASA P.O." datestamp in black, mailed via Pharijong with cds cancelling the indicia, reverse with oval KATMANDU and "Nepal" arrival cds (June 20) alongside. A fine cover.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 837 Tibet

    1922: Tibet 1/6 trangka olive-green, enamel printing, a fine example used on 1928 combination cover to Nepal tied by "LHASA P.O." datestamp in black, India 1 a. chocolate applied for onward transmission and tied by Pharijong cds (May 17) in black. Oval KATMANDU and "Nepal" arrival cds (May 22) alongside. A fine cover with all markings on reverse.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 838 Tibet

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    1920: 8 Tanka (Tranka), complete sheet of 6 on very thin pergamine-like paper, clean print, which is somewhat meagre one the left half part. The paper contains some natural inclusions and has also a natural accordion fold to the upper left corner. There is a normal pinwhole in the right margin, that originates from previous stapling of sheets. The print is printed slightly obliquely. According to Kurt H. Dahnke 'genuine and flawless'. Certificate Dahnke 1990. Mi = € 6600.-+
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 839 Tibet

    Lots & Collections, Indian Post Offices 1914/36: Covers (7) bearing India ½ a. green used from Gyantse to Kathmandu, Nepal (4) with earliest example cancelled by "Siliguri Base" cds and another mailed from Lhasa and cancelled in transit, 1936 cover with 1 a. brown usage and a 1½ a. brown postal stationery usage, most with oval KATHMANDU arrivals or "Nepal" cds's, including one cover from Nepal to Gyantse.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 840 Tibet

    1922/60c.: Combination covers-mail to Nepal, the group of covers (9) and a front, with 1922 1/6 tr. green used on reverse of India ½ a. stationery envelope; 1944 cover from Phari franked by 1933/50 2 x 1 tr. red (shades) and Nepal 1941 8 p. scarlet; 1936 India Jubilee 1½ a. used from Nepal to Lhasa via Gyantse franked by Tibet ½ tr. yellow; 1952 cover front with Nepal 1949 2 p. and 6 p. tied Pharijong cds (rare thus) and pair of Tibet 1933/50 ⅔ tr. indigo-blue applied and tied by "Phari" cds in black; three India combination covers with Tibet 4 tr. green etc. An unusual group.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF
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