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Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
6370 imageSuez Canal Company 1868 (July): 20 c. pale blue, a used example, with large margins all round, cancelled by bold strike of "5105" gros chiffres of the French Post Office in Suez in black. A very scarce stamp in used condition, the strike being superb. Cert. RPSL (1971) Gi = £ 500. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF440.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6371 imageSuez Canal Company 1868 (July): 20 c. blue, a used example, with large margins all round, cancelled by bold strike of SUEZ circle of dots handstamp in blue, attributed to Suez in Ringström & Tester (page 74) and Peter Smith (page 703). Three small ink spots from address also on the stamp. A very scarce stamp in used condition, an exceptional usage. Signed Bloch. Cert. Todd (2019) Gi = £ 500. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF500.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6372 imageSuez Canal Company 1868 (July): 20 c. blue, a used example, with good to large margins all round, cancelled by bold strike of ISMAILIA rectangle of dots handstamp in black, attributed to Ismailia in Ringström & Tester (page 74). Minor closed tear at right does not affect the appearance. A very scarce stamp in used condition. Opinion Holcombe (1991) Gi = £ 500.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Antoine', Corinphila sale 85, Oct 1992, lot 3806. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF500.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6373 imageSuez Canal Company 1868 (July): 20 c. blue, a used example with large margins on three sides and imperceptibly touched at base, of rich resonant colour, used on 18 July 1868 entire letter from Lêon Labbê in Port Said to Kantara tied by dotted "5129" gros chiffres in black. One of just eight recorded examples of this usage cancelled by the 5129 gros chiffres. Illustrated in Ringström & Tester 'The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World' on page 81. An outstanding example of this stamp on letter - the second earliest usage recorded. Signed N. Gennaropoulo on reverse, M.G. (Maurice Guiwelb) and R. Calves. Cert. Todd AIEP (2019).rnProvenance: Collection Charles Cotta, RL, London, 27 Jan 1965, lot 391; Collection Jean Boulad d'Humieres, Cairo, Egypt; Collection G. Naudet, Paris. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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SOLD for CHF10,000.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6374 imageSuez Canal Company 1868 (July): 40 c. rose-red, an unused block of eighteen (3 x 6), marginal from base of sheet, positions 54-56 / 114-116 on the sheet of 120 subjects, of fine fresh colour, slight vertical and horizontal creases not affecting the delightful appearance, large part or unmounted og. A rare and most attractive large multiple. Cert. Todd AIEP (2019) Gi = £ 2'340+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF950.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6375 imageSuez Canal Company 1868 (July): 40 c. rose-red, a used example in a deep shade, Transfer Type II, with ample to large margins all round, cancelled by dotted "5129" gros chiffres of the French Post Office in Port Said. Insignificant thin spot from old hinge at top, an extremely rare stamp in used condition. Signed Todd AIEP. Cert. RPSL (1971) Gi = £ 750.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF600.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6376 imageSuez Canal Company 1868 (July): 40 c. rose-red, a used example, Transfer Type II, with large even margins all round, cancelled by dotted "5129" gros chiffres of the French Post Office in Port Said. An extremely rare stamp in used condition. Cert. Todd AIEP (2016) Gi = £ 750.rnProvenance: Collection Dr. William Byam, RL, London, 24-25 Oct 1961, lot 873. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF750.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6377 imageSuez Canal Company 1868 (July): 40 c. rose-red, a used example, Transfer Type I, position 55 on the sheet of 200 subjects, with large even margins all round, cancelled by scrolled "Allee" in manuscript ink, attributed to Kantara in Ringström & Tester (page 75). Minor thin spots do not affect the appearance. An extremely rare stamp in used condition. Signed Calves; cert. Todd (2019) Gi = £ 750.rn (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF600.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6378 imageSuez Canal Company 1868 (July): 5 c. green (2), 20 c. blue (3) and 40 c. rose-red (1), all unused with partial La Croix Frères "LA + - F" watermark (see Ringström & Tester pages 38-39) and excessively rare thus (of the 20 odd complete sheets known of the 20 c. just 2 or 3 show the watermark), with defective 5 c. green showing watermark "L" and "F", fair unused 20 c. examples showing "A" (2) and "L", and fine 40 c. showing full "+". Very rare group and as many as this describer has ever seen in one place at one time. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF360.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6379 imageSuez Canal Co 1868/1908: The collection of forgeries of the issue, on leaves and loose, arranged per Ringström & Tester with Spiro Brothers Type I and Ia, Fournier, Saatjian, 'Art Paper' forgeries, Fohl types etc., unused including blocks and used (some with obviously spurious Port Said datestamps, others with an array of more dangerous dotted handstamps etc.) and the Saatijian set of four values in complete sheets; together with a few genuine examples incl. a 20 c. blue used on small piece. A splendid group with nearly all available forgeries noted. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5) (Image 6) (Image 7) (Image 8) (Image 9) (Image 10) (Image 11) (Image 12) (Image 13) (Image 14) (Image 15) (Image 16) (Image 17) (Image 18)

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SOLD for CHF600.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6380 imageSuez Canal Company 1867/69: Egypt second issue used on the Canal, the superb group (11 stamps) with 1 pi. cancelled by superb CANAL DE SUEZ / RAZ-EL-ECH cds (17 June 1869) but perfs. trimmed, CANAL DE SUEZ / KIL. 83 with two good examples, CANAL DE SUEZ / CHANTIER VI in blue and a fine large part 'Poste Vice-Reali Egiziane / Serapeum' on 1 pi. A scarce, genuine group. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF900.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
Victoria
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
6381 imageMurray River Steam Navigation Co 1869: Lithographed by H.P. Niven at Ballarat, the unused set of four values: ½ d. black, 1 d. red, 2 d. blue and 3 d. green, all with good margins and reasonable perforations for this issue with partial og., sold together with two further genuine ½ d. black unused, a 'used' 2 d. in a pale shade and not guaranteed and a defective 3 d. green; an 1880's defective "Wm. McCulloch & Co." 6 d. green Parcels stamp for registration, and an 1880 advertising cover for Wm. McCulloch's Companies and Branches - note that he was Agent for G. W. Wheatley & Co. who started off in business with Thomas Waghorn. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF950.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6382 imageMurray River Steam Navigation Co 1869: Lithographed by H.P. Niven at Ballarat, 3 d. green, rough perf. 14, the famous used example on 1869 cover endorsed "Per P.S. Kelpie" (Paddle Steamer) addressed to George Langford Esq. in Echuca, tied by "JKM 10.2.69" in manuscript (James McCulloch) with laureated Victoria 2 d. violet tied by numeral "40" obliterator of Echuca at right. Reverse with 'Echuca / Victoria' cds in black of receipt (Feb 10,1869) in black. Closed tear at top of envelope and slight stain on perfs. at the top of the 3 d. adhesive mentioned for full accuracy, the sole recorded example of this issue on letter and a choice rarity for the philatelic connoisseur. Opinion J.R.W. Purves (1978).rnReference: Illustrated in Antonini / Grasset 'River & Lake Mail' on page 162 and in Ringström & Tester on page 22.rnArticle in Australian Stamp Monthly. Reprinted in ‘Cinderella Philatelist (Oct 1964).rnProvenance: Frederick E. Wood, Melbourne, 1964.rnP. J. Downey, sale 155, 1977 (bought by Allan Levy)rnCollection 'Antoine', Corinphila sale 85, Oct 1992, lot 3866. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
New Hebrides
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
6383 imageThe Australian New Hebrides Company 1892: Printed four page document produced by the General Post Office, Sydney being the Time Table for Steamers from "Sydney to Noumea, Vila (Sandwich Island) or Aneityum, and Fiji also for the New Hebrides Group of Islands" with Main Line dates between these Islands and third page showing "Places of Call in the New Hebrides" - Tanna, Eromanga, Sandwich, Tongoa, Api, Mallicolo, Malo, Espiritu Santo Islands etc. The document split and minor imperfections but rare - the services would not have greatly changed five years later when the stamps were issued. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF180.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6384 imageThe Australian New Hebrides Company 1897 (March 17): Lithographed by John Sands & Co. of Sydney, paper by Wiggins Teape of London, gummed by hand in Sydney, the complete sheets of 120 (10 x 12) of the 1 d. magenta-pink & black and the 2 d. chestnut & blue, rouletted 8½, with full sheet margins and imprints reading "Australasian New Hebrides Company Limited. Inter-Island Postage." and prices per label, per row of 12 and per sheet. The 1 d. with some negligible splitting and slight stains in lower margin only, the 2 d. with similar marginal stains at base, otherwise fine and extremely rare, just 2'000 sheets of the 1 d. value and 1'000 of the 2 d. are believed to have been printed - these being the sole set of complete sheets recorded.rnProvenance: Collection Stan Jersey.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6385 imageThe Australian New Hebrides Company 1897 (March 17): The album pages with 1 d. magenta-pink & black in an imprint block of six unused, and 1 d. position 11 unused showing white flaw under 'E' of POSTAGE, 2 d. chestnut & black values unused (2) together with used examples (9) of the 1 d. and 2 d.- these showing the two datestamps found "Port Vila Post / A.N.H. Co. Ltd." and, possibly used on the Steamer: "Travelling Post / A.N.H. Co. Ltd." on 1 d. and 2 d. values - one 2 d. cancelled "6 March 1897" some eleven days prior to the previously reported earliest known date. A scarce group. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF200.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6386 imageThe Australian New Hebrides Company 1897 (March 17): 1 d. magenta-pink & black used on small combination piece with New South Wales 2½ d. deep blue, each tied by "NEW HEBRIDES / VILA" datestamps (4 Sept 1897) in black. Slight bend but scarce thus. Opinion Holcombe (1992). (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF220.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6387 imageThe Australian New Hebrides Company 1897 (March 17): 1 d. magenta-pink & black and 2 d. chestnut & blue used on 1897 cover to D. Calder Agent of the Company in Suva, Fiji tied by "PORT VILA POST / A.N.H. Co. Ltd" cds (June 22) in black. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF750.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6388 imageThe Australian New Hebrides Company 1897 (March 17): 1 d. magenta-pink & black in a horizontal pair and New South Wales ½ d. greenish slate and 2 d. blue used on 1897 cover to Sydney (care of the Sydney Cycle Agency) tied by "PORT VILA POST / A.N.H. Co. Ltd / NEW / HEBRIDES" cds's (June 22) in black. Some typical aging but scarce. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF600.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM
6389 imageThe Australian New Hebrides Company 1897 (March 17): 1 d. magenta-pink & black in a vertical pair and New South Wales ½ d. greenish slate and 2 d. blue used on 1897 cover to Sydney (care of the Sydney Cycle Agency) tied by "NEW HEBRIDES / VILA" cds's (Dec 30) in black. Sydney cds (11 Jan 1898) on reverse. Some typical aging and crease at base but scarce. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,100.00
Closing..Jan-27, 11:59 PM

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