Auction Stamps and Covers of the World I Sesión

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024
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2:30 PM | Lots 1 - 1227

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Session two
3:00 PM | Lots 1501 - 1767

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Lot 3

1911-19. ITALIAN OCCUPATION, 8 covers and cards, one with ´Marca da Bollo´ stamp.

Lot 8

Yv. 23 (2). 1864. MARSEILLE a BUENOS AIRES. 40 cts. naranja (2) mat. ANCLA y fechador del Paquebot BEARN/* (Salles 1001). EXTARORDINARIAMENTE RARO.

Lot 9

1871 (Dec 30). Cover from BUENOS AIRES to BORDEAUX with rare mixed issue franking of 1863-67 80c. carmine rose and imperforate Bordeaux issue 20c. blue tied by ANCHOR LOZENGE in black. Octagonal BUENOS AYRES/PAQ.FR.J.Nº.1 datestamp alongside in black. Some ageing but a rare franking. Ceres 32,46.

Lot 15

1891-1926. Lot of 20 covers and cards.

Lot 16

Mi. 3Ya, 4Ya. 1857 (Sept. 16). Entire letter to CHÊNE (near Geneva Switzerland) franked by 1850-54 Machine paper 3kr. red and 6kr. brown (2) all with four margins, tied by GRAZ cds´s in black. Reverse with Basel transit and Chêne arrival cds (22/9). A fine and very rare entire. Signed Ferchenbauer.

Lot 20

Mi. 31, 32, 34. 1864. 3kr. pale green pair, single 5kr. rose and 15kr. brown all used on cover to ANCONA, tied by two line dated RAGUSA / 24 DEC datestamps in black and by unframed ´P.D.´.Reverse with Triest transit cds and Ancona arrival. An attractive three colour franking. Signed A. Diena.

Lot 21

1864-67. Lot of 7 covers.

Lot 22

1867 (Oct.). Cover to PARIS franked by 1864 15 kr. pale brown Arms type, perf 9 1/2 and 1867 10 kr. blue for 25 kr. rate, tied by VIENNA cds. A fine mixed franking cover with arrival cds on reverse. Sc 26, 30.

Lot 23

1868-82. Lot of 8 covers and cards.

Lot 24

1871. Cover from TRIESTE to SYROS, Greece franked by 1867 5 kr. red and 10 kr. blue tied by oval TRIESTE datestamp of despatch in black (June 3), insufficiently prepaid 5 Kreuzer, taxed on arrival in Syros with 1868, 5 l. green on blue and 40 l. lilac on blue tied by SYROS cds (May 26, Julian) in black. Erroneously taxed at 45 lepta as prepaid 15 kr. = 45 lepta, thus the amount due was only 25 lepta.

Lot 26

1876 [June 2]. Cover to Hayda with scarce franking of 1876 strip of three 2kr yellow all tied by TETSCHEN cds´s. Extremely scarce and fine cover, 1kr overpaid. Scott 34.

Lot 27

1880-81. 2 covers to BRAZIL.

Lot 29

1882 [Aug 21]. (BOHEMIA). Registered usage of 5kr red postal stationery envelope to SMICROV additionally franked on reverse with 1874 2x2kr yellow and 2x3kr green tied by neat strikes of ´Kamenitz A.D.Linde´ cds´s. A remarkable and fine three colour franking and exceptionally attractive. Scott 34,35.

Lot 30

1885-1923. Lot of 25 covers.

Lot 32

1873. Cover from RETTIMO, CRETE to PIRAEUS franked by Austrian Levant 1867 5 s. red in a horizontal pair, slight aging on perfs. at left, tied by RETTIMO datestamp in blue (March 17) on despatch (Tchilinghirian fig. 549), taxed on arrival for internal delivery with manuscript ´20´ in blue crayon and franked by 1871 20 l. blue tied by dotted ´2´ numeral handstamp with reverse showing PIRAEUS cds (March 8, Julian). A fine and rare cover and a most attractive usage. Illustrated in ´Les Tarifs Helléniques´ on page 48. Ex Collection Dr. Jerger. Signed Colla. Cert. FERCHENBAUER (2004).

Lot 33

1876 [June 10]. Entire letter from Smyrna to IBIZA, franked by single 1876 10s deep blue tied by neat SMIRNE cds with reverse showing Brindisi transit cds and arrival [June 23] cds. A very scarce entire to a most unusual destination. Scott 7F.

Lot 34

Mi. 3/II. 1879 (Feb. 12). 2 kreuzer brown on buff postal stationery card used as Formula Card to FRANKFURT, the postage paid by 1877 5 soldi red, fine print, each cancelled by fine ADRIANOPEL datestamps in black. Card readdressed on arrival to Berlin. A rare usage and of delightful appearance. Certificate Ferchenbauer (2012).

Lot 35

1869-1900. Lot of 6 covers and cards. One from Candia with austrian and greek mixed franking.

Lot 37

1851-65. Lot of 14 covers.

Lot 39

1865-71. Lot of 38 covers, foreign destinations.

Lot 40

1871-79. Lot of 31 covers foreign destinations.

Lot 41

1872-81. Lot of 29 Registered Covers.

Lot 43

1880. BRUXELLES to SAMARANG (Java). Envelope franked with 40 cts. rose stamp. Arrival cds. on reverse.

Lot 44

1900-1915. Lot of 167 covers.

Lot 45

1851 (Aug 13). Entire letter from CHUQUISACA from the French Consul General in Bolivia to Paris endorsed ´Panama Transit´ in manuscript (letter informs Mother that son has gone to the Gold Rush in California). Struck with the finest of the two known strikes of the Consular BOLIVIE datestamp (without year slugs) in black, with COBIJA FORWARDING AGENT´S mark in blue. Thence via Panama British PO (Sept 22) with three line datestamp and PSNC ship via London (Oct 24) to Paris. Remarkable entire and one of the rarest of all South American postmarks.

Lot 47

1877. TOCOPILLA (Bolivia, today Chile) to CAMBORNE (England). Franked with Great Britain 6p. grey, plate 14, and 1/- green, plate 12 (S.G. Callao Z46, Z54). The stamps were applied in Tocopilla (Bolivia) and pen cancelled plus a blue oval CANCELADO and CORREOS DE TOCOPILLA/FRANCO blue circular handstamp, carried by post to Callao and turned over to the British Post Office where the stamps were tied by a single strike of the C38 numeral cancel and an A/CALLAO/DE 13 77 c.d.s. of that office was applied to the reverse backstamped. Some age stains and edge tears to the cover, otherwise fine. The sender had taken the adhesives to Tocopilla and applied them there thus the pen and Bolivian cancellations. Extremely rare combination cover of the Bolivian Post Office and British Postal Agency. Cert. B. MOORHOUSE. Ex GLASCO and ORTIZ-PATIÑO Collection.

Lot 48

1883 (22 Enero). TUPISA a SALTA (Argentina). Sobre certificado con cuatro marcas CERTIFICADO lineal en color verdoso estampadas en TUPISA y CERTIFICADO en negro estampado a la llegada a SALTA. Al dorso indicación manuscrita del Administrador de Correos de Tupisa conforme la carta certificada tenía el franqueo pagado. Carta excepcional, único certificado conocido procedente de Tupisa y uno de los pocos conocidos de Bolivia.

Lot 49

1865-1910. Lot of 11 covers.

Lot 51

Mi. 14. 1873 (June 7). Cover to ´BIHAC, MILITARGRENZE´ (Bosnia) franked by 1867/74 5kr. red tied by oval TRIEST datestamp in black. Reverse with Zagreb cds (June 8) overlapped by Turkey 1872 20pa. green in a strip of three all tied by negative seal of the Bihac Postmaster in black. ´Otocac´ cds of transit (9/6) alongside. (One stamp with corner added). A rare cover. Cert. VELICKOVIV (1990).

Lot 52

*/º 1880-1900. Lot of stamps mint and used.

Lot 54

Mi. 8 II. 1896 (June 10). Registered cover to CZERNOWITZ franked on reverse with single 1879/98 20kr. olive-green lithographic tied by K und K MILIT. POST XIV / BIHAC datestamp with front showing straight line RECOM and further strike of Bihac cds. Czernowitz arrival on reverse.

Lot 55

** Fe. 15 Bz (40). 1900. 10 heller red, perf. 10 1/2. Block of 40 with complete wmk. S-MARKE. Fresh colour and never hinged. A RARE block. Cert. FERCHENBAUER.

Lot 56

Mi. 20A. 1902 (Nov 8). Registered cover to ROME franked on front with single 1901 50h. lilac tied by K und K MILIT. POST LIII / BOS. SAMAC in black. Straight line RECOM at left. Cover fault at top left but a very rare usage. Signed Raybaudi, A. Diena.

Lot 57

1907-15. Lot of 19 covers.

Lot 60

1843 (5 Sept.). POUZO ALTO a RÍO DE JANEIRO. Marca lineal POUZO ALTO y manuscrito ´Pagou 90´ y al dorso ´Pagou 90´ y ´Montr.´, firma del Administrador de Correos de Pouzo Alto que por no disponer aún de los sellos de correos recientemente puestos en circulación (un mes antes), cobró el porte de 90 reis en metálico. MUY RARA.

Lot 62

1863. RÍO a LIVERPOOL. Fechador CORREIO GRAL. DA CORTE y octogonal marítimo francés BRESIL/ESTREMADURE. Marca de intercambio FR/2Fr. 96c. MAGNÍFICA.

Lot 74

1882 (24 Septiembre). RIO DE JANEIRO a ITALIA. 20 reis (2), 10 reis, 50 reis y 100 reis, mat. ESTRELLA DE CINCO PUNTAS en azul. Espectacular franqueo de cuatro colores.

Lot 83

1870-1899. Lot of 56 covers and postal stationary.

Lot 85

° Mi. 21/24II. 1884-85. Complete set, fine used.Cat. 950.

Lot 86

Mi. 25, 26. 1896. SOPHIA internal letter. 1 st. lilac and 2 st. lilac. Business papers internal rate. RARE.

Lot 87

Lot of 29 covers.

Lot 88

1850-90. Lot of 8 covers.

Lot 90

Sc. 3. 1854. VALPARAÍSO a SANTIAGO. 5 cts. castaño rojo, impresión Desmadryl. Sello con cuatro márgenes. PRECIOSO.

Lot 97

1873. SHANG-HAI a FRANCIA. Circulada con sellos franceses de 10 cts. bistre y tira de tres del 40 cts. naranja. Mat. rombo de puntos 5104 de la Oficina Francesa en Shang-Hai. RARA combinación de franqueo.

Lot 98

1880. SHAG-HAI to MULHOUSE (Alsace, Germany). Wrapper circulated with two 4 cts. lilac french stamp (one with tear) canceled with 5104 grill cancel and SHAG-HAI/CHINE cds, manuscript ´Via Naples´ and ´Circular´. A rare printed matter rate. Signed CALVES.

Lot 99

1881. Sobre circulado al ´Maitre d´Equipage Sur L´Amazone´ en ADEN con sellos de 5 cts. verde, 15 cts. (2), mat. LIGNE N/PAQ. FR. Nº 5 mención manuscrito en anverso ´CHINA´ (probablemente Shanghai).

Lot 100

1899. SHANGHAI to TRIESTE (Austria). Postcard with german 10 pf. red stamp with very rare oval marking AUSTRIAN LLOYD´S/SHANGAE AGENCY/STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY sent on a French Packet. LIGNE N/PAQ. FR. Nº 4 cds. on back. EXTREMELY RARE only two examples known.

Lot 101

1900 (June 8). Postcard of Peking Observatory franked on reverse with CIP 4c. chestnut tied by bold strike of TAKU datestamp in black, mailed to BRIXEN (Austria).

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