STOCKHOLMIA 2019 & ERIVAN Worldwide Rarities

1. Juni 2019 in Stockholm
Los-Nr.501

Erhaltung

3 4

Katalog-Nr.1

Ausruf800 €
Zuschlag1.700 €

1840, Victoria 1 penny black, plate 1B, horizontal strip of 4, KB-KE with variety 'recut side-line, necessitated by burr rub following re-entering - left side', nice deep colour and good to large margins, neatly cancelled by black Maltese Cross. A very fine and most attractive strip. Signed Pröschold BPP and certificate K.-A. Louis BPP (2018) (SG 2)
Provenance: Stanley Gibbons Auctions Frankfurt (1974)

Los-Nr.502

Erhaltung

Katalog-Nr.2b

Ausruf800 €
Zuschlag1.500 €
1840, Victoria 2 pence blue, plate 1, horizontal strip of 3, SH-SJ, nice deep and brilliant colour, ample to mostly large margins, lightly cancelled by black Maltese Cross, very fine. Certificate K.-A. Louis BPP (2018) (SG 5)
Los-Nr.503

Erhaltung

6

Katalog-Nr.1b

Ausruf5.000 €
Zuschlagunverkauft
1840, Victoria 1 penny black, plate 6, EG, touched in the frame line at bottom, otherwise ample to very large margins, showing parts of adjoining stamps at top and left, tied by red Maltese Cross to small envelope, originally mailed from Burgsteinfurth, Prussia via Winterswijk (transit mark on reverse) to forwarding agent Coutts & Co. at London, here franked and re-directed to Plymouth. The cover shows on reverse nice red wax seal of the Princes of Bentheim and Steinfurth; it was prepaid to the border with 7 silbergroschen of which "20" Dutch cents were paid to Holland for transit, in England "8" pence shipletter fee charged. A very interesting and most attractive letter from abroad, franked with a Penny Black and the earliest recorded entire from Prussia bearing a postage stamp. Detailed certificate K.-A. Louis BPP (2003) (SG 2)
Los-Nr.504

Erhaltung

6

Katalog-Nr.16

AusrufGebot
Zuschlag1.700 €

1871, Beautifully hand illustrated cover from the correspondance of Lucy Flora Campbell (later L.F. Don) showing a raven carrying a letter to a tower, franked with 1864, 1 penny rose-red, tied by duplex "ENSTONE SP 2 71" to Torquay. Stamp with small scratch, envelope with reverse flap missing, some minor aging spots and about 10 mm tear at right. A most attractive item

Los-Nr.505

Erhaltung

6

Katalog-Nr.16

AusrufGebot
Zuschlag1.600 €

1871, Another beautifully illustrated envelope from the same correspondance with a scene from "The fox and the stork", franked with 1864, 1 penny rose-red, tied by Enstone duplex, to Torquay. A light vertical fold well off the stamp and 2 small marginal tears, not detracting from the beauty of the entire

Los-Nr.506

Erhaltung

6M

Katalog-Nr.108

Ausruf5.000 €
Zuschlag5.500 €
1919, Hawker Trans-Atlantic Flight 3 cents brown in fresh colour and well perforated, used with machine cancel "ST. JOHN'S NFLD. APR 12 1919" on cover addressed to London, here officially sealed with white label "FOUND OPEN (OR TORN) AND OFFICIALLY SECURED" with date stamp "LONDON 30 MY 19". The stamp has been off and is inaccurately replaced (as often occured due to the emergency landing in seawater). A fine and scarce early trans-atlantic flight cover. Signed HR Harmer in pencil and certificate Philatelic Foundation (1972) (SG 142)
Los-Nr.507

Erhaltung

6

Katalog-Nr.

Ausruf1.000 €
Zuschlag1.300 €
1851/60, 3 pence bright blue, diagonal bisect and 2 entire stamps, all in nice fresh deep colour and with good to mostly large margins, tied by grid cancel to small mourning envelope to London with red arrival mark (SEP 5, 1859) tying the bisect and neighbour stamp additionally. A very fine cover. Certificate Vincent Graves Greene Foundation (2018) (SG 3a, 3)
Los-Nr.508

Erhaltung

6

Katalog-Nr.2xH

Ausruf5.000 €
Zuschlag6.000 €
1852/57, Beaver 3 pence red, diagonal bisect in pair with entire stamp, nice fresh colour and large to very wide margins, showing part of neighbour stamp at the bisect bottom, used on entire letter of the Port Hope branch of the 'Bank of upper Canada', dated July 16, 1855, to New York. The stamps tied by black target and additionally by red double line "CANADA PAID 10 Cts", adjacent red (partly faint) dispatch mark "PORT HOPE U.C. JY 16 1855". The paper of the entire somewhat weak in the folds and partly split, but alltogether in fresh and otherwise flawfless condition. Allthough no 4½ pence rate has been recorded and the letter is underpaid for the usual 6 pence rate to the US it was treated as fully paid and remained untaxed in both Canada and the United States. A mysterical and most attractive letter which appeared for the first time 120 years ago. Only few bisects of the beaver stamp have been reported, especially in pair with normal stamp. Certificate Vincent Graves Greene (2018) (SG 8a, 8) Provenance: Illustrated and described in Stanley Gibbons Monthly Journal June 30, 1898
Los-Nr.509

Erhaltung

6

Katalog-Nr.6

Ausruf20.000 €
Zuschlag20.000 €

1859, 'Sherwin' 2 pence deep blue in vertical pair, pos. 3/6, with good to large margins and in nice deep fresh colour, used with target cancel on entire letter to Nantes, France, backstamped "GPO MAURITIUS NO 10 1859", on front red "PAYS ETA. V. SUEZ 6 DEC. 59" and on reverse French transit and arrival marks. A very fine and rare letter, just 4 entires with a pair of the Sherwin issue are recorded. A beautiful and rare letter. Signed Calves, Roumet with opinion (1971) and Alberto Diena with certificate (1971) (SG 40)

Los-Nr.510

Erhaltung

6

Katalog-Nr.8

Ausruf3.000 €
Zuschlag4.000 €
1859, 'Dardenne' 2 pence slate-blue in vertical pair, the lower stamp with so-called 'feather variety', used with clear "PAID" in circle to mourning envelope with reverse side crowned "MAURITIUS GPO JA 7 1860" to Bordeaux. The envelope with slight creasing and small part at bottom missing (for optical reasons backed). A fine and scarce letter. Certificate BPA (1995) and Holcombe (1996) (SG 43b, 43) Provenance: 292. Heinrich Köhler auction (1997)
Los-Nr.511

Erhaltung

6

Katalog-Nr.27, 30, 32

Ausruf1.000 €
Zuschlagunverkauft
1863/72, wm crown CC, 1 penny brown, 4 pence rose and 6 pence green, used with "B53" on folded cover endorsed "Via Aden" from "MAURITIUS AU 18 68" to Saigon. On front octogonal "POSS. ANG. PAQ. FR. T No. 3"; on reverse arrival mark "Cochinchine ... SEPT. 68". A very fine and attractive cover to most unusual destination (SG 56, 62, 65) Provenance: Kanai (1993)
Los-Nr.512

Erhaltung

6

Katalog-Nr.2II

Ausruf500 €
Zuschlag750 €
1852, Thiele printing 2 skilling blue, a large margined example, tied by clear numeral "1" to locally addressed lettersheet with clear adjacent bluish green oval foot post marking of December 8, 1852. A very fine and attractive entire. Certificates BPA (1968) and C.A. Møller AIEP (2018)