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International Corinphila Auction November 24 to 26, 2016

Dear customers and friends of Corinphila, 

our next international auction in Zurich will take place on 24 - 26 November 2016.

We arrange the possibility from Monday, October 31, 2016 onwards to view the large size lots during our office hours. Please contact us either by phone, fax or mail in advance. Important: Pre-viewing is only possible upon prior announcement, thank you.


Catalogue 210: Europe & Overseas Catalogue 211: France Catalogue 212: Switzerland & Liechtenstein


New Private Treaty Offers 2016

Dear customers and friends of Corinphila,

During the course of the year, two outstanding collections have been offered to Corinphila for direct sale to our international clientele. The advantage of this type of sale is the collections will be offered intact and can be acquired outside of our public auctions at a fixed price. Any requests will be treated with complete discretion and absolutely confidential, as the name 'Private Treaty' indicates.

The Dr. Thomas Mathà International Goldmedal Collection

International Mail crossing the Italian Peninsula 1815 – 1852

Italian translation ....

The postal history exhibition collection shows the letter mail, postal rates and routes as well as the conventions and markings of foreign countries transiting the Roman States in the period from the Congress of Vienna (1815), when Europe was re-organized after the Napoleonic Wars, up to the introduction of the postage stamps in Rome (1852). Subsiquently the letter mail in the Roman States changed and new conventions modified also international relations and the mail system.

This unique collection on international mail traffic mainly to and from south of Italy, Ionian Islands and Malta is now up for sale!  Read more.....  or see the 'Top 20 Highlights' of the Collection here.

1843 Trapani, Sicily to Jacobstad, Finland
less than 5 covers known from all Old Italian States in this period known to Finland
1837 Trieste, Austria to Corfu, Ionian Islands
First day cover of Austrian Lloyd Steamship mail carriage, the only cover known
1841 Rovigo, Lombardy Venetia to San Marino 
less than 3 covers known.
  1841 Graz, Austria to Naples, registered letter to King Ferdinand II of Naples. 

Great Britain Exhibiton collection of 1864/80 1 d. rose red

The fine specialised collection of Great Britain 1864/80 1d. rose red plate numbers 71-225 (excl. pl.77) on album pages neatly written up for exhibition, incl. all plates mint (plate 225, QI, provenance: Harmers auction 27 Oct. 1976, lot 1323). Please read more here.....

Both collections can be viewed in the Picture Galleries on our website or feel free to make an appointment for viewing at our location in Zurich.

Historic Views and Engravings of Switzerland

Muri, Ct. Aargau/Argovia

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Corinphila Auktionen Corinphila Switzerland
Switzerland’s Oldest Stamp Auction House. 
Founded in 1921
23-26 November, 2016 15 September, 2016
Corinphila Veilingen Corinphila Netherlands
Fine Stamp Auctions since 1974
14-17 September 2016


Heinrich Köhler Heinrich Koehler, Germany
Germany’s Oldest Stamp Auction House.
Founded in 1913

20-24 September, 2016

H.R. Harmer H.R. Harmer, USA
Founded in 1940
13-15 October, 2016

15 August, 2016

John Bull John Bull, Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s Oldest Philatelic Auction House. 
Founded in 1977
10-12 December 2016 19 September, 2016