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Corinphila Auctions AG Sale: 265

French Colonies
French Levant
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 1157
Symbol:
image French Levant POs in Bulgaria 1867 (March 27): Lettersheet from Varna to Marseille, bearing Napolêon perforated 40 c. orange, a fine and fresh example, tied by Gros Chiffres '5103' lozenge with cogwheel "VARNA TURQ. D'EUROPE 27 MARS 67" despatch cds and framed PD, both in bluish black as well as framed "PAQUEBOTS DE LA MÉDITERRANÉE" handstamp in red alongside. Reverse with CONSTANTINOPLE transit (March 28) and MARSEILLE arrival cds (April 14). Horizontal file fold well away from stamp and cancellations, a fresh and fine single rate letter, signed A. Diena and Sorani. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 150.00
Sold...CHF 280.00


Closed..Jun-10-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 280

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 1158
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image French offices in Syria 1870 (Sept 12): Cover from Aleppo via Alexandretta to Marseille bearing on reverse Turkey Dulos issue 1869 20 pa. green and 1 pi. yellow perf. 5-11 (Mi. 14+15) tied by all Arabic framed ALEPPO handstamps (Coles & Walker fig. 5). Upon arival in Alexandretta franked on front by 1863/70 Napolêon laureated 10 c. bistre and single 30 c. brown for onward transmission, tied by light '5079' Gros Chiffres numeral lozenge. Corresponding Ottoman "ALEP 12 SEPT: 70" cds (Coles & Walker fig. 6) on reverse, French ALEXANDRETTA 18 OCT. 70 SYRIE cogwheel cds and framed PD as well as framed PAQUEBOTS DE LA MEDITERRANÉE in red on front. Smyrne French P.O. transit and Marseille arrival cds's (Oct. 17) on reverse. Some perf. staining, still a fine and rare cover opening well for display. Signed A. Diena.rnProvenance: Collection 'Cihangir', Corinphila sale 121, May 2000, lot 2897. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 260.00


Closed..Jun-10-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 1159
Symbol:
image French Shipmail in the Levant 1871 (July 20): Entire letter from Beyrouth to Tarare, franked by Bordeaux 40 c. orange, two fresh adhesives, tied by light dotted Anchor lozenge in blue, octogonal "BEYROUTH PAQ. FR. X N° 4 20 JUIL. 71" cds in blue of the line X (Salles fig. 905), framed PD in blue and framed PAQUEBOTS DE LA MEDITERRANÉE in red alongside. Reverse with Marseille transit and Tarare arrival cds (Aug 4). Left stamp touched at top, horizontal filing fold away from the stamps, nevertheless a most attractive item.rnNote: In July 1871 the rate for a 10 gram letter was doubled from 40 to 80 c., first month of the new rates, the present item was transported with the vessel AMERIQUE leaving Marseille on July 8 and returning on August 3. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 300.00


Closed..Jun-10-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 1160
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

image 1810/1909: Lot ten interresting consular lettersheets and envelopes as well as a cover front, three items with stamps affixed, one showing printed letterhead by the Consul Gênêral de l'Empire Ottoman, one with content regarding the hygienic situation on the isle of Syra etc., a historical selection for the specialist. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5) (Image 6) (Image 7) (Image)

Opening CHF 250.00
Sold...CHF 250.00


Closed..Jun-10-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 1161
Symbol:
image 1860/66: Lot five selected covers from Alexandria (2) and Constantinople (3) addressed to Grenoble, Lyon (2), Marseille and Montpellier, bearing single franking 40 c. (1) and bi-colour frankings 10 c. + 40 c., all showing red boxed PAQUEBOTS DE LA MEDITERRANEE, in good condition. (Image 1) (Image)

Opening CHF 400.00
Sold...CHF 420.00


Closed..Jun-10-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 420

Sale No: 265
Lot No: 6285
Symbol:
image French Post Offices in the Levant, Egypt 1862: Envelope from Cairo via Alexandria to Paris, bearing Napolêon perf. 40 c. orange in a combination franking with Egypt 2 pi. blue (Gi 15), fine and fresh examples. Upon despatch in Cairo the Egyptian adhesive was tied by "POSTE VICE-REALI EGIZIANE CAIRO 2 FEB. 68" cds with an information strike alongside. The French definitive shows an indistinct Anchor lozenge cancellation with octagonal "ALEXANDRIE PAQ. FR. V No. 1 11 FEVR. 68" Shipmail cds, framed PD in black and fair framed "PAQUEBOTS DE LA MEDITERANNÉE" handstamp in red alongside. Reverse with Marseille transit and Marseille-Lyon ambulant cds's as well as two different Paris arrival cds's (Feb 17). Signed A. Diena.rnNote: The cover shows a double rate franking for the Egyptian part of the journey and a single rate franking for the French part, presumably due to an overpayment of the Egyptian franking by the European sender. It was transported with the steamer 'Peluse' which arrived in Marseille on February 15, 1868. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 300.00
Sold...CHF 1,300.00


Closed..Jun-09-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 1300
Sale No: 265
Lot No: 6287
Symbol:
image French Post Offices in the Levant, Syria 1853/60: Lettersheet from Aleppo via Alexandrette to Marseille, bearing Napolêon imperf. 40 c. orange 'sur paille' in combination with 10 c. light brown type II, two fresh and fine examples with good to large margins, tied by light Petits Chiffes '3766' lozenges of Alexandretta. Obverse shows "POSTE FRANCAISE D'ALEP" handstamp in blue, "ALEXANDRETTE SYRIE 2 MAI 62" despatch cds and framed PD in black as well as framed "PAQUEBOTS DE LA MEDITERRANÉE" in red alongside, reverse with arrival cds (June 11). A most attractive and scarce usage in the 1857 rate. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image)

Opening CHF 200.00
Sold...CHF 200.00


Closed..Jun-09-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 200


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