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Corinphila Auctions AG Sale: 265

Brit. Colonies
Gibraltar
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 465
Symbol:
image 1935 (May 6): Silver Jubilee 1 s. slate & purple, an unused example, variety "Short Extra Flagstaff" (Plate 2, Row 2, stamp 1), fresh and very fine, superb large part og. Gi = £ 550. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 180.00
Sold...CHF 180.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4339
Symbol:
image 1857 (Oct 22): Great Britain 1857 1 d. rose-red, wmk. Large Crown, perf. 14, a horizontal pair used on 1857 cover from Gibaltar to Livorno tied by two fine strikes of the small "G" in bars obliterator - an early usage in the second month - with GIBRALTAR double arc despatch cds in blue (Oct 22). Charged '19' crazie due upon receipt in red manuscript. Scarce. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 260.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4343
Symbol:
image 1858 (March 20) Great Britain 1856 4 d. rose-carmine, a fine used horizontal pair on 1858 entire letter from Gibraltar to New York endorsed "To be forwarded p. first steamer for America', tied by two fine strikes of the "G" in bars obliterator with faint 'Gibraltar' double arc despatch cds at right. Carried on the Cunard Steamer 'Canada' from Liverpool and struck with circular "5 / N. York Br. Pkt." in black (April 12). A charming and early stamped Transatlantic usage. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 500.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4344
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1865 (Jan 5): Great Britain 1856 4 d. rose-carmine, 6 d. lilac and 1 s. green, all three of rich colour, used on the famous 1858 entire letter written from Malaga, Spain and mailed in Gibraltar to Manila, Philippines tied by three upright strikes of the "G" in bars obliterator. Double arc GIBRALTAR datestamp at right (Jan 9) in blue. Reverse with double arc HONG-KONG transit cds (Feb 28). Minor imperfections to perfs. with 6 d. trimmed wing margin that one feels churlish to mention as this is, without doubt, the finest of the three known '1-2-3' Surface Printed "G" covers and a truly spectacular usage.rnProvenance: Collection Charles Alfred Warren, Harmer London, 11-13 Nov. 1974, lot 636; Collection Geoffrey Osborn, Christie's, London, 14 May 1991, lot 1156. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 5,000.00
Sold...CHF 20,000.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 20000

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4345
Symbol:
image 1859 (Jan 26): Great Britain 1856 6 d. lilac on blued paper (rare) used on thin paper cover from Gibraltar to Caernavon endorsed ´Paid´ tied by fine strike of the small "G" in bars obliterator with single ring GIBRALTAR cds below in blue (Jan 26). Reverse with part flap missing with London transit cds (Feb 3) in red and arrival. The latest recorded usage of the small "G" obliterator. Cert BPA (2020) Gi. = GB £ 850. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 500.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4346
Symbol:
image 1863 (Feb 25): Great Britain 1857 1 d. rose-red, perf. 14 in a horizontal pair, 1862 6 d. lilac in a horizontal pair with trimmed wing margin and single 1 s. green all used on 1863 double rate cover from Gibraltar to Toronto, Canada tied by five strikes of the "A26" obliterator with single ring GIBRALTAR despatch cds at left (Feb 25). 'London / Paid' transit cds in red (March 3) and reverse with Toronto arrival cds (March 23) in black. Folded at left for Exhibit display, a scarce destination and rate; a most attractive franking. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 800.00


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4347
Symbol:
image 1865 (Jan 23): Great Britain 1864 1 d. red pl. 71 used on Jan 23rd issue of the "Gibraltar Chronicle" to London, tied by "A26" obliterator with GIBRALTAR cds of despatch at left (Jan 25). Apparently complete Newspaper with 'Packets Expected' on final page "From Southampton - Poonah on the 25th. / From Malta - Nyanza on the 25th.". A most attractive and appealing item. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 850.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 850

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4348
Symbol:
image 1870 (Oct 17): Great Britain 1864/79 1 d. red pl. 138, two examples, used on thin paper envelope endorsed 'pr. Steamer Poitou' from Gibraltar to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil tied by two strikes of the "A26" obliterator with GIBRALTAR cds alongside (Oct 17). Reverse with 'Rio-De-Janeiro' arrival cds in blue (Nov 8) and manuscript '240' reis due to pay in red crayon. Opened for display and a few tears at edges but rare. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 500.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4349
Symbol:
image 1869 (Nov 18): Great Britain 1864/79 1 d. red pl. 129, a block of six, used on 1869 entire letter from Gibraltar to London endorsed 'Per Poonah' at upper left, tied by six strikes of the "A26" obliterator with GIBRALTAR despatch cds alongside (Nov 20). London arrival cds (Nov 27) on reverse. Interesting contents closing with "My address after Dec 18th will be â„… H.B.M.'s Consul, Tangier" and goes on to list the Postal Rates:rn"Letters sent via France daily ¼ ounce for 6d. / via Southampton every Friday ½ ounce for 6d.". A few photographic corner problems but a splendid entire. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 320.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 320

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4350
Symbol:
image 1873 (Oct 20): Great Britain 1864/79 1 d. red pl. 164, 1858/69 2 d. blue pl. 14, two examples and 1873 6 d. grey pl. 12 in a horizontal pair used on 1873 cover from Gibraltar to Angela College (now a designated historical site), Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia tied by five strikes of the "A26" obliterator, GIBRALTAR cds (Oct 30) and endorsed across stamps 'Pd.' in manuscript. Reverse with London datestamp (Oct 25), 'Windsor / Ont.' cds in blue (Nov 12) and Victoria arrival (Nov 28). An extraordinary destination and a charming cover. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 750.00
Sold...CHF 750.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 750

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4351
Symbol:
image 1869 (Jan 9): Great Britain 1864/79 1 d. red pl. 162 and 1865 4 d. vermilion pl. 13, two examples, used on 1873 cover from Gibraltar to Copenhagen, Denmark endorsed 'Via England' tied by three strikes of the "GIBRALTAR / A26" duplex (Nov 17) with 'London / Paid' transit in red below (Nov 25). Copenhagen arrival cds on reverse (Nov 27). The adhesives at top of envelope and perf. imperferfections but an attractive cover to a rare destination. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 300.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4352
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1869 (Oct 4): Great Britain 1864/79 1 d. red pl. 108 and 1867 10 d. red-brown used on 1869 cover from Gibraltar to Burlington, USA endorsed 'via Madrid' tied by two strikes of the "A26" obliterator with GIBRALTAR cds in black at left (Oct 4); mailed during the two year (1868-1869) reduced rate period. 'New York Paid All' arrival below with '2 / Cents' credit marking in red. Minor perf. fault to the 1 d. red but a rare and most attractive usage.rnProvenance: Collection Geoffrey Osborn, Christie's, London, 14 May 1991, lot 1200. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

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


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

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4353
Symbol:
image 1859 (July 19): Great Britain 1858/69 2 d. blue pl. 7 used on 1859 cover from Gibraltar to Tangier, Morocco tied by bold "A26" obliterator with single ring GIBRALTAR cds in blue at left (July 19). The Tangier British Post Office opened in April 1857, this being one of the earlier covers received that would have been handled by that Office. File fold away from the somewhat toned adhesive but scarce, we have just one more 2d. single franking to Tanger recorded, from the same correspondance but mailed one month earlier on 19 June 1859.rnProvenance: Soler y Llach, Barcelona, 22 March 1994, lot 256. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 550.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4354
Symbol:
image 1864 (June 13): Great Britain 1858/69 2 d. blue pl. 9 and 1862 1 s. green, trimmed wing margin at left, used on 1864 entire letter from Gibraltar to New York endorsed 'To be forwarded per first Steamer from Liverpool or Southampton' tied by two strikes of the "A26" obliterator with GIBRALTAR despatch cds alongside in black (June 14). 'London / Paid' transit in red (June 23) and carried on the Cunard Steamer 'Asia' with '5 / N. York Br. Pkt.' datestamp of arrival (July 8) and erroneous credit marking "16 / Cents" overstruck by Mailboat "A92" obliterator. Weak along folds but an extraordinary and very rare entire.rnNote: The "A92" obliterator was 'allotted to Mr. Nash, Marine Packet Service, Cunard Line'; Parmenter & Gordon page 9/12. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 700.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4355
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1860 (Jan 26): Great Britain 1856 4 d. rose with small surface abrasion, 6 d. lilac and 1 s. green, corner perf. missing, used on 1860 envelope from Gibraltar to Manila, Philippines all tied by three strikes of the "A26" obliterator and the 1 s. also tied by GIBRALTAR despatch cds (Jan 26) in blue. Reverse with some grime but with HONG KONG transit cds in blue and MANILA arrival (March 18) in black with handstruck "2" reales due marking on obverse. A very scarce three colour franking.rnProvenance: Collection Grant Glassco, RL, London, 25-27 Nov 1969, lot 1139; Collection Barclays Bank, Phillips, London, 29 May 1987, lot 666. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 500.00
Sold...CHF 1,200.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1200

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4356
Symbol:
image 1859 (May 21): Great Britain 1856 4 d. rose and 6 d. lilac used on 1859 entire letter from Gibraltar to Alexandria, Egypt tied by two strikes of the "A26" obliterator with single ring GIBRALTAR despatch cds (May 21) in blue alongside. Reverse with British P.O. 'Alexandria' arrival cds in black (June 3). A few file folds do not detract from a most attractive entire. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 420.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 420

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4358
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1872 (Nov 19): Great Britain 1872/73 6 d. buff pl. 11, a single example example used on 1872 cover from Gibraltar to London endorsed 'via Southampton' neatly tied by "GIBRALTAR / A26" duplex in black (Nov 19). 'London / Paid' arrival cds (Nov 25) in red at left. Slight opening tear at top but an attractive usage of a scarce stamp on letter.rnProvenance: Collection Andrê Bollen, Köhler, Wiesbaden, 8 Feb 1983, lot 41. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 150.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4359
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1869 (Oct): Great Britain 1864/79 1 d. red pl. 139 and 1867 10 d. red-brown used on 1869 cover from Gibraltar to Owego, USA each cancelled by "A26" obliterator in black with 'London / Paid' transit cds below (Oct 25). Faint 'New York Paid All ' transit in red (Nov 5) with "2 / Cents" credit mark also in red at right. Readdressed from Owego to Annapolis, Maryland with USA 1869 3 c. ultramarine (Scott 114), lifted for checking and replaced, cancelled by handstamp with OWEGO / NY cds (Nov 7) both in green. Slight trim to envelope and one side flap missing but colourful and very rare. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1983).rnProvenance: Collection Rex. H. Stever. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image)

Opening CHF 2,000.00
Sold...CHF 2,000.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 2000

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4360
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1863 (Nov 18): Great Britain 1862 1 s. green, a used horizontal pair, lettered KB-KC, one stamp closed tear, used on registered 1863 cover from Gibraltar to Genova, Italy tied by "A26" obliterators with GIBRALTAR single ring despatch at left (Nov 18). "♚ / REGISTERED" handstamp and oval framed 'Registered / London' datestamp below (Nov 25) and circular 'PD' in red all on obverse with Genova arrival cds on reverse. Faults but scarce.rnProvenance: Collection "Windsor", Harmers, New York, 28 Oct 1983, lot 705. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 150.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 4361
Symbol:
image 1869 (July 30): Combination cover with Great Britain 1864/79 1 d. red pl. 79, two examples used on 1869 cover to Cadiz (MacPherson correspondence) endorsed 'pr. Adriano' each tied by "A26" obliterator with GIBRALTAR datestamp (July 30) in black and paying the Ship Letter fee, Spain 1868 50 m. brown-lilac perf. 14 (Michel 93) tied by barred "2" numeral handstamp cancelled on arrival in Cadiz in black. Reverse with Cadiz arrival cds (July 31). A rare and attractive cover.rnNote: On June 14, 1856, the Spanish Postmaster in San Roque informed Edmund Cresswell Jr., the Postmaster in Gibraltar that in future all mail addressed to destinations within Spain would have to be prepaid by Spanish stamps (the 2 d. Gibraltar rate was more frequently prepaid in cash). This continued until 1875 when, on Nov 25, an agreement between Spain and Gibraltar was signed allowing prepayment of letters with stamps of the country of origin. (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: 4363
Symbol:
image 1873 (Aug 7): Combination cover with Great Britain 1858/69 2 d. blue pl. 14 used on entire letter to Cadiz (Alcon correspondence) endorsed 'pr. London' tied by "A26" obliterator with GIBRALTAR datestamp at left (Aug 7) in black and paying the Ship Letter fee, with Spain July 1873 10 c. green perf. 14 (Michel 127) tied by mute obliterator applied on arrival in Cadiz in black and also tying the British adhesive. Reverse with two Cadiz arrival cds's (Aug 8). File folds away from the adhesives but a rare entire.rnNote: On June 14, 1856, the Spanish Postmaster in San Roque informed Edmund Cresswell Jr., the Postmaster in Gibraltar that in future all mail addressed to destinations within Spain would have to be prepaid by Spanish stamps (the 2 d. Gibraltar rate was more frequently prepaid in cash). This continued until 1875 when, on Nov 25, an agreement between Spain and Gibraltar was signed allowing prepayment of letters with stamps of the country of origin. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 1,500.00
Sold...CHF 1,500.00


Closed..Jun-08-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1500


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