366. Auktion März 2018

366. Heinrich Koehler Auction

19–24.03.2018 in Wiesbaden
Lot no.5301

Condition

3

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Sold for40 €
ANTIQUE MAPS :1595, Ortelius, "TURCIUM IMPERIUM" (ca. 130:100 mm)
Lot no.5302

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3

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1609, "Candien", Map of Crete (ca. 95:138 mm)
Lot no.5303

Condition

3

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1650 (ca.), Rhodes, Zante, Chios and Cefalonia, 4 coloured maps
Lot no.5304

Condition

3

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1700 (ca.),  Crete, Corfu, Zante, etc., coloured map, slight staining at left
Lot no.5305

Condition

3

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for290 €
11 maps and 25 engravings of different greek areas, most 19th century
Lot no.5306

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for420 €
Candia 1485 , entire folded letter from Candia to Venice, scarce and hard to find
Lot no.5307

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for550 €
Candia 1491, entire folded letter with datedline "Candia 31.VIII.1491" written by Giovanni (Zuane) Chioza from Candia, adressed to Michele Foscari in Venice (received 6.IX). Concerns wine made, scarce and hard to find
Lot no.5308

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for480 €
Chio 1482, entire folded letter from Chio to Venice, scarce and hard to find
Lot no.5309

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for650 €
Hydra 1853, 1859, 1856: Entire folded letter with "HYDRA" type I pmk, a second with "HYDRA 31.Jan.1859" type II cds and "PED" accountancy marking (carried by Austrian Lloyd), and a third with the "EPARCHOS HYDRAS ETC" administrative handstamp of the local Prefect, sent to Syros, Triest and Nafplion respectively
Lot no.5310

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for120 €
Kymi 1855: Cover only of folded letter stamped with "KYMI 18.April.1855" type II cds, sent to "Athens". Postage paid "20" lepta in red crayon, scarce and fine
Lot no.5311

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for150 €
Messini 1840, 1856, 1859: One entire folded letter with "NISSION" type I pmk, a second with "NISSION 29.Aug.1856" type II cds and a third with "NISSION 18.Nov.59" type III, sent to Syros, Pylos and Nafplion respectively
Lot no.5312

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for320 €
Nafplion & Athens 1833/36: Entire folded letter marked with the early postmark of the "Genikon Tachydromeion" (General Post) from "Nafplion" to "Marathonissi" (postage rate 5L) and two covers of official letters (Marine) from Athens to Egypt, with postmark "Vassileion tis Ellados / Genikon Tachydromeion" and "Genikon Tachydromeion ATHINAI 16.Mar.1836" cds. Rare early period, some faults
Lot no.5313

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for200 €
Oetylon 1837: Entire folded letter in German, with "OETYLON" type I pmk, addressed to Gottfried von Feder (German Jurist) in Athens
Lot no.5314

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening120 €
Sold for200 €
Skiathos 1835: Entire folded letter stamped with "SKIATHOS" type I pmk, sent to "ATHINAI 14.Sept.1835" cds. Postage paid "10" lepta on obverse, very early date, scarce and superb strike
Lot no.5315

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for100 €
Skopelos 1849: Entire folded letter stamped with "SKOPELOS" type I pmk, sent to "Athens" cds via "Nafplion" cds. Postage paid "40" lepta, scarce and fine
Lot no.5316

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for300 €
Syros 1841/62 (various origins): Three entire folded letters and two covers only, all carried by private ships to Syros. Two addressed to Syros with the "YPERTHALASSIA" marking in red and black, the other three with "SYROS" (1850, 1856, 1862) cds. Different "to pay" postage taxes upon arrival. Origins: Patmos, Paros, Santorini, Chios and London
Lot no.5317

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for300 €
Syros 1845/52 (Canea): Four entire folded letters originated from Canea Crete, all carried by private ships to Syros, then posted to Marseilles with "SYRA" (1845, 1847) and "SYROS" (1851, 1852) cds. Different "to pay" postage taxes upon arrival (9, 10, 12 and 17 décimes). Three with red French entry cds and one letter disinfected in Malta
Lot no.5318

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for320 €
Thira (Santorini) 1856, 1861: One entire folded letter with gray-green "THIRA" type I pmk and another with "THIRA 3.May.61" type III cds, sent to Amorgos and Syros respectively, scarce and very nice
Lot no.5319

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for100 €
Thira (Santorini) 1861: Small elongated cover with "THIRA 31.Aug.61" type III cds and "PED" accountancy marking (carried by Austrian Lloyd), sent to "Athens" via "Syros" cds, scarce and fine
Lot no.5320

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening600 €
Sold for1.000 €

Collection of 57 entire folded letters or covers only, from many post offices, showing various types, rates, destinations; a great lot

Lot no.5321

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening400 €
Sold for700 €
Offices in Turkey: 1840/60, group of 15 entire folded letters originated from Greek Post Offices in Ottoman Empire, Arta (x1), Larissa (x1), Salonica (x9: 1x type 1, 7x type 2 & 1x type 3), Constantinople (x3: 2x type 2, 1x type 3b) and Smyrna (x1). Interesting rates (prepaid and not prepaid), five disinfected, accountancy markings etc, a very interesting lot
Lot no.5322

Condition

3

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for900 €
1861/86, Group of Large Hermes Heads, 55 mint and used including multiples, starts off with a handful of 1861 Paris printing including, 1L red brown and brown, a couple of 1861/62 Provisional Athens, an 1862, 80L with vermilion numbers, a very nice strip of four of 5L, very nice stamps throughout, even a very unusual dark brown carmine 20L strip of three from the Last Athens Issue. Nice quality with a few exceptions
Lot no.5323

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening350 €
Sold for560 €
1862/82: 14 entires franked with various Large Hermes stamps (singles, pairs or strip), in very good condition, posted from the Post Offices of "Syros", "Pyrgos", "Agrinion", "Thivai", "Tinos", "Galaxidion", "Constantinople", "Skopelos" and "Paxoi". A very interesting accumulation
Lot no.5324

Condition

6

Catalogue no.22c

Opening150 €
Sold forUnsold
1862/67, Consecutive Athens Prints, 80L Large Hermes Head (Gibbons' cherry red), rich color, part of adjoining stamp at right, small thin spot at top margin mentioned for accuracy, "KERKYRA" type II cds. Very difficult shade. 
Lot no.5325

Condition

6

Catalogue no.20

Opening100 €
Sold for150 €
1866, Skiathos: Cover only of folded letter franked with 20L Consecutive printings (3 margins), tied with dotted "84" (the only one with different type of digits), and "SKIATHOS 12.Jan.66", cds sent to "Syros" via "Athinai" cds, scarce
Lot no.5326

Condition

6

Catalogue no.41

Opening120 €
Sold for160 €
1873, Skyros: Entire folded letter, stamped "SKYROS 26.June.73" , stamp 20L meshed paper affixed by the supervising Post Office and cancelled  "KYMI 27.June.73" , sent to "Syra" via "Athinai", fine and unusual
Lot no.5327

Condition

6

Catalogue no.42

Opening150 €
Sold for200 €
1874, Janina (Post Office abroad): Entire folded letter franked wih 40L meshed paper, tied by "IOANNINA (Tourkia) 4.Okt.74" cds sent to Zakynthos. Faulty stamp, usual for this P.O. and stain on the cover, rare
Lot no.5328

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for100 €
1876, Ganzirri to Syros: unpaid entire folded letter from "GANZIRRI 2.Ott.76" sent to "SYRA 28.Sept.76" , franked with 60L Postage Due (1876), tied by dotted "67", genuine and fine
Lot no.5329

Condition

6

Catalogue no.49, 51

Opening100 €
Sold for180 €
1877, Salonica (Post Office abroad): Small envelope franked wih pair of 5L +20L cream paper issue, tied with clean "THESSALONIKI (Tourkia) 3.March.77" cds, sent to London via "KERKYRA 8.March.77", some faults on reverse, otherwise fine
Lot no.5330

Condition

6

Catalogue no.43

Opening150 €
Sold for190 €
1877, Skopelos: Cover of folded letter franked wih 30L Paris print, tied with clean "SKOPELOS 22.Sept.77" cds sent to "Trieste". Stamp with wide margins, scarce
Lot no.5331

Condition

1

Catalogue no.248II

Opening250 €
Sold for300 €
1923, Revolution 1922 Surcharges, the 10dr on 10dr Campaign, not issued stamp, fresh, well centered, excellent perforations, mint hinged original gum with pencil number and backstamp. Very Fine and scarce. 
Lot no.5332

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for170 €
1944, Mytilini & Gorgopotamos Surcharges Issues, three registered and one regular cover mailed within the island of Mytilene (one to Petra, with its arrival cds); a Gorgopotamos 8dr Surcharge tied to cover by both "IOANNINA" cds and special Free Mountainous Greece seal mailed locally, very interesting
Lot no.5333

Condition

6

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1890s-1920s: 16 postal cards commercially used
Lot no.5334

Condition

3

Catalogue no.

Opening250 €
Sold for400 €
Crete 1881/83, "CHANIA (162)" and "RETHYMNON (163)". Group of twelve pieces of 1875/82 Large Hermes Heads with partial to full type IIa postmarks of these two post offices in Crete. Three stamps thinned, no other hidden faults, lot sold for the cancels, scarce.
Lot no.5335

Condition

6

Catalogue no.29a, 40, 41

Opening150 €
Sold for320 €
Volos (Turkey) 1875: Envelope franked with 10L +20L +80L Large Hermes Heads, tied with "VOLOS (Turkey) 10.Apr.75" type II cds, sent to England via Corfu, interesting route. Roughly opened, partially repaired
Lot no.5336

Condition

3

Catalogue no.

Opening1.000 €
Sold for3.600 €
1841/1945 (ca.), cancellations collection on letters, cards and single stamps, including occupation of Turkey and foreign post offices