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Overseas

Venezuela
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
5244 imageRMSP 1861 (Aug 7): Cover from Caracas to Genova, Italy, franked by 1859/61 ½ r. orange, two examples and sheet marginal 1 r. deep blue, coarse impressions, with ample to large margins all round, cancelled by two strikes of circular "CORREOS / CARACAS" datestamps in blue (Aug 22). Carried on the RMSP "Seine" from St. Thomas with London transit cds on reverse (Sept 13) in red and struck there with "GB / 1F 60c." accountancy marking. Calais transit on front and three French datestamps on reverse, charged '20' dêcimes due on receipt. The earliest recorded usage of the 1 real coarse printing in a extraordinarily deep colour. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 151. Cert. B. Moorhouse (2011).rnProvenance: Collection Eugenio Gebauer, Corinphila sale 83, Sept 1991, lot 6384; Knut Heister, Edition D'Or XVI, illustrated on the front cover. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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SOLD for CHF7,500.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5245 imageRMSP 1859 (March 23): Entire letter from Caracas to France endorsed "Por el Paquete", franked by 1859 2 r. red, fine impression, with ample to large margins all round, cancelled by superb "4" numeral handstamp in black (sole recorded usage of this handstamp on a fine print 2 r. cover). Carried on the RMSP "La Plata" from St. Thomas with London transit cds on reverse (April 14) in red and struck there with "GB / 1F 60c." accountancy marking. Calais transit on front and three French datestamps on reverse, charged '8' dêcimes due on receipt. A very early usage of the first issue on a cover mailed overseas, travelling on the same day and route as the previous lot. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 152. A beautiful entire. Cert. B. Moorhouse (2011).rnProvenance: Collection Dr. Norman Hubbard, Corinphila sale 116, Oct 1999, lot 2334; Collection Knut Heister, Edition D'Or XVI, page 45. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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SOLD for CHF1,700.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5246 imageRMSP 1859 (March 23): Cover from Caracas to Bordeaux, France, franked by 1859 1 r. blue, fine impression, in a horizontal pair with ample to large margins all round, cancelled by two strikes of "4" numeral handstamp in black (sole recorded usage of this handstamp on a fine print 1 r. cover). Carried on the RMSP "La Plata" from St. Thomas with London transit cds on reverse (April 14) in red and struck there with "GB / 1F 60c." accountancy marking on the Venezuelan adhesives. Calais transit on front and three French datestamps on reverse, charged '16' dêcimes due on receipt. The addressee's name has been re-written and carefully restored, however a very early usage of the first issue on a cover mailed overseas. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 152. Cert. B. Moorhouse (2011).rnProvenance: Collection Knut Heister, Edition D'Or XVI, page 28. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF1,500.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5247 image1874 (Nov 21): Cover from La Guayra to New York, with "CORREOS / LA GUAIRA" Venezuelan P.O. cds in black, franked by Great Britain 1865/73 4 d. vermilion pl. 13 tied by bold "C60" obliterator with British P.O. "LA GUAYRA" cds alongside (Nov, day omitted). "New York / Due 10 / U.S. Currency" arrival (Dec 23) alongside. Reverse with St. Thomas British P.O. cds (Nov 30) in black. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 153. The adhesive crossed by file fold but an attractive cover. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF460.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5248 imageMessageries Impêriales 1876 (Nov 20): Entire letter from La Guaira to Santander, Spain, endorsed "per St. Guyane", franked by Venezuela 1876 ½ r. rose pair (Scott 47) tied by "CORREOS LA GUAIRA" handstamp in black and, for onward transmission with France 1870 Siège 40 c. orange and Type Sage 30 c. brown in a horizontal pair tied by octagonal "LA GUAYRA" Consular datestamps (Nov 20) in black (Salles fig. 1374). Carried on the Ligne E Steamer "Guyane" to Fort de France with octagonal "LIGNE B / PAQ. FR. No. 4" datestamp (Nov 29) displaying well on reverse (Salles fig. 1432) and thence on the "Ville de Bordeaux", taxed on arrival with circular "1P 30" in blue. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 154. A delightful and rare entire. Cert. B. Moorhouse (2014). (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF2,600.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5249 imageMessageries Impêriales 1877: Cover from La Guaira to to Vera Cruz, Mexico at triple rate, bearing Venezuela 1865/70 ½ r. pale claret in a vertical pair with 1873 2 r. yellow, two stained single examples with overprint inverted (Scott 19+44a) - the sole mixed issue combination usage recorded - tied by circular "CORREOS / LA GUAIRA" handstamps in black. Additionally franked by France 1870 Siège 40 c. orange, a single and horizontal strip of four, all tied by octagonal "LA GUAYRA" Consular datestamps (July 19) in black (Salles fig. 1374). Carried on the Ligne E "Cacique" to Fort de France and Ligne B "Ville de Brest" to Vera Cruz where charged at triple inland rate "75 c." due in black. Despite the fact that the 2 r. pair is stained and some creasing, a remarkable and rare cover. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 154. Cert. P. Holcombe (1993).rnProvenance: Collection E.M. de Bustamente, DF, Zurich, 4 Nov 1993, lot 30975A. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF1,500.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5250 imageMessageries Impêriales 1870 (May 8): Entire letter from Puerto Cabello to Malaga, Spain, franked by France 1867 laureated 80 c. carmine (2) for double rate, tied by dotted Anchor lozenge in black. Octagaonal "PORTO CABELLO" Consular datestamp (June 2) at left in black (Salles fig.1373). Carried on the Ligne L "Cacique" to Fort de France, thence by Ligne A "Floride". Struck on reverse with circular "LIGNE L / PAQ. FR. No." datestamp (June 5) in black (Salles fig. 1617) and circular "LIGNE A / PAQ FR. No. 3" datestamp (June 9) in black (Salles fig. 1401) with Bordeaux-Irun TPO and Malaga arrival where charged "4R" due in red. One stamp with perf. fault but a very scarce usage. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5251 imageMessageries Impêriales 1875 (Oct 18): Entire letter from La Guaira to Malaga, Spain at double rate, franked by France 1871/75 Cêrès 5 c. green on greenish, 15 c. bistre and 80 c. carmine, all in horizontal pairs, tied by dotted Anchor lozenge in black. Carried on Ligne E Paquebot "Cacique" to Fort de France and Ligne B "Ville de Bordeaux" to France. Reverse with circular "LIGNE B / PAQ. FR. B No. 1" datestamp (Oct 29) and Santander cds (Nov 12) and Malaga arrival (Nov 15). Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 155. Small imperfections but a charming and rare entire. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF750.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5252 imageMessageries Impêriales 1876 (Sept 19): Entire letter from Carupano to Santander, Spain, franked by France 1871/75 Cêrès 30 c. brown, two horizontal pairs, one with faults, tied by octagonal "COL. FR. / PAQ. FR. B. No. 4" datestamps (Sept 30) in black (Salles fig. 1446). The "COL. FR." datestamp deleted (as Venezuela was not a French Colony) and "LIGNE B / PAQ. FR. No. 4" substituted (Sept 30) in b lack (Salles fig. 1432). Initially carried on Ligne E "Desirade" to Fort de France and thence by Ligne B "Ville de Brest" to St. Nazaire. Taxed on arrival with circular "1P 30" due marking in blue. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 155. Imperfections but an entire of delightful appearance. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF480.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5253 imageThe 'Paquete' Post of St. Thomas - La Guaira - Puerto Cabello 1866 (Oct 8): Entire letter from Puerto Cabello to Bordeaux at single rate, endorsed "per RM Str." struck with superb circular "ST. THOMAS LA GUAYRA & Po. CABELLO STEAM PACKET" cachet in black (used in lieu of adhesive stamps during shortages), carried on the Robert Todd Steamer "Honfleur" to St. Thomas, thence on the RMSP "Shannon" to Southampton. London cds in red on reverse (Oct 29) and 'GB / 1F 60 c.' Accountancy marking in black applied. Charged '10' dêcimes due upon receipt (Oct 31). Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 156. Rare. Cert. Peter Holcombe (1989) Facit PP1 = 40'000 skr.rnProvenance: Collection Borromeo D'Adda. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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SOLD for CHF4,200.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5254 image"Robert Todd" & RMSP 1867 (Jan 7): Cover from Caracas to Bordeaux, France endorsed "voie d'Angleterre", franked by 1866 2 r. green, zig-zag roulette 9-9½, tied by circular "CORREOS / CARACAS" undated handstamp in black. Carried on the RMSP "Seine" from St. Thomas with London transit cds on reverse (Feb 1) in red and struck there with "GB / 1F 60c." accountancy marking. Calais transit on front and two French datestamps on reverse, charged '10' dêcimes due on receipt. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 157. Some wrinkles but a fine and scarce cover. Opinion Holcombe (1990).rnProvenance: Collection Eugenio Gebauer, Corinphila sale 83, Sept 1991, lot 6464.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF650.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5255 image"Robert Todd" & RMSP 1870: Cover from Caracas to Lübeck, Germany franked by Rasco 1864 2 r. orange-yellow, zig-zag roulette 9-9½, tied by circular "CORREOS / CARACAS" undated handstamp in black. Carried on the RMSP "Neva" from St. Thomas with London transit cds on reverse (May 12) in red and manuscript charge "1/3d." in ink. Reverse with "Aus ENGLAND / Per AACHEN" transit (May 12) in blue and arrival cds of the following day, charged '16' ngr. due. A magnificent and rare usage, very few "yellows" are recorded on letter, Everaldo Santos AIEP recorded just 6 covers (one was in the 'Gregory Frantz' sale in January 2021 in Corinphila). Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 157. Cert. Holcombe (1989). (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF7,500.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM

Germany

Baden
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
5256 imageRMSP 1862 (Aug 13): Cover from Heidelberg to La Guayra, Venezuela endorsed "via Southampton" franked by Baden 1860/61 1 kr. black in a vertical pair, single 3 kr. ultramarine as well as two single adhesives and vertical pair 9 kr. carmine all tied by "57" numeral handstamps in black with "Heidelberg" despatch cds (Aug 13) at right. Manuscript rate '32' for Transatlantic voyage in red ink at left. 'London / Paid' transit cds (Aug 16) and thence carried on RMSP "Tasmanian" to St. Thomas. Struck on arrival in La Guayra with "2" (reales) due marking in blue. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 158. Some climactic aging, the 3 Kr. adhesive with vertt. file fold but the sole recorded classic cover from Baden to Venezuela, a rarity. Cert. Stegmüller (2021)rnRMSP 1862 (13. Aug.): Faltbrief von Heidelberg nach La Guayra, Venezuela, Leitvermerk "Via Southampton", frankiert mit Baden 1860/61 1 Kr. schwarz im senkrechten Paar, 3 Kr. ultramarin und 9 Kr. karmin, zwei Einzelwerte und senkrechtes Paar, je klar und übergehend entw. mit Fünfringstp. '57'. Der zugehörige Abgangsstp. "HEIDELBERG 13 AUG" und rotes "P." im Kreis sowie Transitstp. "LONDON PAID" (16. Aug. 62) daneben gesetzt. Von London mit RMSP 'Tasmanian' nach St. Thomas. Vorderseitiges Weiterfranko von '32' (Kreuzern) vermerkt für den Weitertransport über den Postverein hinaus, in La Guayra wurden '2' (Reales) für den Inlandsanteil vom Empfänger eingezogen. Abgebildet und diskutiert in Edition D'Or 59 auf Seite 158. Der Beleg leicht getönt und einige Papierfehler, die 3 Kr. - Marke mit senkr. Bug, aber der einzige klassische Brief aus Baden nach Venezuela, eine aussergewöhnliche Briefseltenheit. Attest Stegmüller (2021).rnReference: Illustrated in 'Altdeutsche Staaten - Markenbriefe ins Ausland bis 1875 - Die Sammlung Sylvain Wyler' on page 20.rnProvenance: Investphila, Lugano, 19 Oct 1997, lot 276; Interphila, Lugano (2007); Sylvain Wyler collection, Köhler sale 356 (Oct. 2013), lot 14. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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SOLD for CHF27,000.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM

Europe

France
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
5257 imageMessageries Impêriales 1864 (Jan 22): Entire letter from Le Havre to La Guayra, Venezuela and forwarded on to Caracas, endorsed per "Eugenie", franked by 1862/63 40 c. orange and 80 c. carmine tied by '1769B' gros chiffres in black with 'Le Havre / Le Port' despatch cds at left (Jan 24) and carried on the "Eugenie" to Fort de France, thence on the Packet "Cacique" to Trinidad. On arrival in La Guayra franked by Venezuela 1863/64 2 r. green (Scott 14) tied by "Correos / La Guaira" cds in black (May 23) for internal rate to Caracas. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 159. An exceptional combination usage, one of just three known with this issue. Signed Calves. Cert. B. Moorhouse (2011).rnProvenance: Collection Knut Heister (2012). Edition D'Or XVI, page 121. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5258 imageHambourg American Linie / Tencuag 1866 (April 15): Entire letter from Le Havre to Carupano, Venezuela, originally endorsed "Par Steamer anglais via Southampton" for an RMSP ship, franked by faulty 1862/63 80 c. carmine tied by '1769' gros chiffres with 'Le Havre' cds adjacent (April 16) and framed 'P.P.' in red. Sorting altered due to the next RMSP sailing on May 2, and sent on the "Tencuag" with three line handstamp "Hambourg American / Linie TENCUAG / CPd. Poor 18 April 66" in black (CPd. = Carriage Paid?). Reverse with British P.O. "St. Thomas" double arc cds (May 2) in black. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 159. The cachet and cover believed unique by this German Line, carried five years before HAPAG operated.rnProvenance: Collection Von Strokirch. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
Great Britain
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
5259 imageCunard / Brazil Line / RMSP 1861: Front and back of cover from Spain to London with Forwarding Agent manuscript "Forwarded by your most obedt. servt. Geo G Sandeman & Co, London 16 Feb 1861" on reverse who applied 1857 1 d. red star for the Late Fee and paid "1/2½d." in cash, tied by London obliterator and endorsed cover "p. Australasian Packet" confusing Carupano for Cuba. Cover mailed to New York via Brazil Line "Desora" to Havana where treated as paid with oval FRANCO in black and two "Habana" datestamps (March 27) and framed "NE2". Thence via RMSP "Clyde" to British P.O. in ST. THOMAS (April 13) and carried by Steamer "Pajaro del Oceano" to Venezuela with "Correos / La Guaira" cds (April 22) in black and overland to Carupano. A most unusual and appealing cover traversing six different countries. Signed Holcombe.rnProvenance: Collection 'Hogenborg', Köhler (March 2019). (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,400.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
Danish West Indies
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
5260 imageVenezuelan Line 1879: Cover from St. Thomas to Caracas, Venezuela endorsed "pr. Olga", franked by September 1876 5 c. pale green & grey, two singles and a horizontal pair tied by "ST. THOMAS" circular datestamps (May 3) in black. Internal docketing of receipt (May 9). The pair crossed by vertical file fold and one with wrinkled corner but a rare early usage and a most attractive cover.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF600.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM

Brit. Colonies

British Guyana
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
5261 imageRMSP 1848 (Jan 4): Entire letter written at Cayenne, Guyane Française, to Bordeuax, endorsed "par le Packet anglais de Demerara" carried privately to Demerara and struck with double "DEMERARA" cds in black (Jan 11). Carried on the RMSP "Reindeer" to Barbados, thence by the "Tay" to Southampton. Struck with framed "Colonies / &c. Art. 13" in red and mss. "2/-" in London (Feb 24) and thence via Boulogne to Bordeaux where charged '20' dêcimes due. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5262 imageRMSP 1842 (Feb 25): Entire letter from Brechin to Demerara, British Guiana endorsed "prepaid" and franked with 1841 1 d. red-brown, lettered EB, touched to ample margins, tied by Maltese Cross in black with manuscript "P 11d." for remaining portion of the rate. Framed "Brechin" despatch datestamp (Feb 25) in black and 'Paid' transit (Feb 26) in red. Internal docketing of receipt (March 30). Carried on RMSP "Trent" who handed over the Demerara Mails in Tobago to "HMS Gleaner", arriving March 29. The letter states how disappointed the writer was with the December reports of the Sugar Crop. Illustrated in Edition D'Or 59 on page 160. A magnificent entire, the earliest recorded stamped cover to South America bearing an adhesive Postage Stamp. Cert. B. Moorhouse (2016).rnProvenance: D. Feldman, Zurich (Nov 1997); Galerie Dreyfus, Basel, June 2011, lot 4079. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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SOLD for CHF9,500.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5263 imageRMSP 1850 (May 31): Cover from Birmingham to Amsterdam Estate, Leguan, Demerara, British Guiana endorsed "By West India Mail Packet", franked by 1841 2 d. blue, plate 3, horizontal strip of six, lettered SA-SF, clear to large margins all round and of outstanding fresh colour, tied by "75" numeral obliterators in black. Reverse with Birmingham despatch cds in blue (May 31) and London transit cds in red (June 1). Carried on the RMSP Steamer "Tay" to Bermuda (June 18), thence on the "Medway" to St. Thomas (June 22) and "Eagle" to Demerara arriving on June 30. The sole recorded strip of six 1841 2d. blue used to South America in private hands. Cert. B. Moorhouse (2016) Gi = ES11.rnNote: The only other similar cover from this correspondence is housed in the National Postal Museum in London. It was formerly housed in the Bremner collection (RL, Nov 1949).rnProvenance: Galerie Dreyfus, Basel, June 2011, lot 4119. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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SOLD for CHF8,000.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM

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