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Corinphila Auctions AG Sale: 265

Brit. Colonies
Brit. Post Turkey
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 390
Symbol:
image 1893 (Feb 25): "40 PARAS" on GB ½ d. vermilion, a fine unused block of four of excellent colour, fresh and fine, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. An extremely rare stamp in a multiple. Signed Herbert Bloch.rnCertificates Fiecchi (1953), BPA (2020) Gi = £ 1'700+. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 1,000.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4256
Symbol:
image Constantinople 1880 (May 11): Great Britain 1870 ½ d. pl.14 and 1864/79 1 d. red pl. 207 in a vertical pair used on cover from Constantinople to Bath endorsed 'Private, via Varna' tied by three strikes of the "C" in bars obliterator with single ring 'British Post Office / Constantinople' cds in red alongside (May 11). Reverse with Bath arrival cds (May 17). Most attractive. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 360.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 360

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4257
Symbol:
image 1873 (March): Great Britain 1867 10 d. red-brown, two examples used on 1873 double rate cover from Constantinople to the Octacamund Lawrence Asylum in Madras, India (founded in 1858 for the children of European soldiers) tied by two bold strikes of the "C" in bars obliterator with British P.O. "Alexandria" transit cds below (March 25) in black. Reverse with fine embossed Crown Crest initials LZAN in colour, fair 'British Post Office / Constantinople' cds in red and oval 'Sea Post Office' datestamp and Octacamund arrival (April 11). Slight bends but a rare franking.rnProvenance: Christie's, London, 9 Oct 1984, lot 501. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 800.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4259
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image Beirut 1874 (Jan 1): Great Britain 1864 1 d. red pl. 138, 1873 3 d. rose pl. 11 and 1873 6 d. grey pl. 12 used on 1874 cover from Beirut to New York endorsed 'via Southampton' tied by three strikes of "G06" obliterator with fine 'British Post Office / Beyrout' cds in black alongside (Jan 1). Reverse with 'Alexandria' transit cds of British P.O. (Jan 8) and 'New York / Paid All' arrival in red and '2 / Cents' credit marking on obverse. A charming and rare three colour Transatlantic franking.rnProvenance: Collection 'Cihangir', Corinphila sale 123, Zurich, 23-25 Oct 2000, lot 2143.rn (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,000.00
Sold...CHF 1,300.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1300

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4260
Symbol:
image 1874 (Sept 10): Combination cover from Beirut to Marseille, France franked by Great Britain 1858/69 2 d. blue pl. 14, single example tied by "G06" obliterator with 'British Post Office / Beyrout' cds in black alongside (Sept 10, code C) paying rate to Alexandria and France 1870 Siège 40 c. orange in vertical pair tied by dotted "5080" gros chiffres of French P.O. in Alexandria with datestamp of same below (Sept 14). Framed small cartridge "Paquebots / De La / Mediterranêe" in red and reverse with Marseille arrival.A beautiful combination cover in the finest quality.rnProvenance: Christies, London, 25 May 1995, lot 2016. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 3,500.00
Sold...CHF 6,500.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 6500

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4261
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1874 (Aug 13): Combination cover from Beirut to Lyon, France franked by Great Britain 1865 4 d. vermilion pl. 13 tied by bold "G06" obliterator with 'British Post Office / Beyrout' cds in black alongside (Aug 13, code C) paying double rate to Alexandria and France Ceres 1871/75 80 c. carmine in a horzontal pair tied by "5080" gros chiffres in black with "ALEXANDRIE / EGYPTE" datestamp in black (Aug 17). Struck with framed AFFRANCHISEMENT / INSUFFISANT in black at left and charged due at '14' dêcimes in manuscript. Reverse with 'Marseilleà Lyon' TPO and Lyon arrival (Aug 25). A famous and magnificent cover.rnProvenance: Collection Andrê Bollen, Köhler. Wiesbaden, 8 Feb 1983, lot 278; Collection 'Cihangir', Corinphila sale 121, Zurich, 29 April-1 May 2000, lot 2695. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 5,000.00
Sold...CHF 10,000.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 10000

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4262
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1876 (Feb 3): Great Britain 1876 2½ d. rosy mauve pl. 1, two verticasl pairs forming a block of four, used on 1876 cover at single rate from Beirut to Calcutta endorsed 'voie Suez & Bombay' cancelled by two strikes of the "G06" obliterator in black. Fine circular 'British Post Office / Beyrout' cds in black adjacent (Feb 3). Reverse with British P.O. 'Alexandria' cdds (Feb 6) and thence via Suez carried on the ''Bangalore" with 'Sea Post Office / D' datestamp in black (Feb 11). Cover abrasions but a very scarce usage.rnProvenance: Collection Andrê Bollen, Köhler, Wiesbaden, 8 Feb 1983, lot 285. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 350.00
Sold...CHF 1,900.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1900
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4263
Symbol:
image Smyrna 1876 (April 29): Great Britain 1875 2½ rosy mauve, pl. 2 used on 1876 entire letter from Smyrna to London endorsed 'via Marseilles' tied by "F87" obliterator with neat SMYRNA datestamp at left (May 5) in black. London arrival (May 12) in red on reverse. Superb. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 120.00
Sold...CHF 160.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 160


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