367th. Auction

367. Heinrich Koehler Auction

Lot no.4094

Condition

3 (6) 5

Catalogue no.

Opening2.500 €
Sold for2.000 €
1861/86, Large Hermes Heads: Old collection mounted in album and pages with rest of stamps (circa 1075) mixed condition mainly used (some on fragments or letters), many scarce stamps, color shades, plate flaws, Control Numbers varieties, some with altered colors or forged CN, some few fiscally used. More than 100 with bogus perforations. Needs careful examination, treasure hunt
Lot no.4095

Condition

3 6 5

Catalogue no.10I-14I

Opening2.000 €
Sold for1.600 €
1861/62, Large Hermes Heads: The section of Athens Provisional prints / coarse impressions with 3 copies of 2 lepta, 10 of 5 lepta (one pair), 6 of 10 lepta, 9 of 20 lepta and 6 of 40 lepta, mainly used, with various shades, plate flaws and paper variations. Also, 3 covers with nice franking. Interesting and scarce items, mixed condition [mounted on exhibition sheets, part of the awarded Knithakis collection]
Lot no.4096

Condition

1 3 6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.500 €
Sold for1.700 €
1861/1975, mostly used collection with 143 large Hermes heads, starting from Mi. no. 1, icl. Mi. 96-107, 144-57, 174-89, 427-36, 437-46, postage due, etc.  
Lot no.4097

Condition

2 3 6 5

Catalogue no.9I-14II

Opening1.400 €
Sold for1.120 €
1861/62, Large Hermes Heads: The section of Athens Provisional prints / fine impressions with 5 copies of 1 lepton (one on fragment), 11 of 2 lepta, 6 of 5 lepta (one pair), 8 of 10 lepta (one pair), 4 of 20 lepta and 4 of 40 lepta, mainly used, with various shades, plate flaws and paper variations. Also, 2 covers. Interesting and scarce items, mixed condition [mounted on exhibition sheets, part of the awarded Knithakis collection]
Lot no.4098

Condition

2 3 5

Catalogue no.

Opening900 €
Sold forUnsold
1861/86, Large Hermes Heads: Special album (Thiacos) with rest of stamps (issues up to 1870) and with much better completeness for the printings after 1870, classified by printings, mainly used, mixed condition with good to very fine appearance
Lot no.4099

Condition

3 6 5

Catalogue no.1-7

Opening900 €
Sold for720 €
1861, Large Hermes Heads: The section of Paris print with 4 copies of 1 lepton, 4 of 2 lepta, 3 of 5 lepta, 4 of 10 lepta, 12 of 20 lepta (one pair and one cover), 5 of 40 lepta (one cover) and 5 of 80 lepta, mainly used, with various shades and paper variations, interesting and scarce items, mixed condition [mounted on exhibition sheets, part of the awarded Knithakis collection]
Lot no.4100

Condition

2 3 5 4

Catalogue no.

Opening600 €
Sold for1.100 €
1861/1998, very interesting collection, mostly used with several hundered large Hermes heads, partly specialized, also overprint issues with varieties, sheets, issue for Lemnos, etc.  
Lot no.4101

Condition

1 2 3

Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for550 €
1861/86, Large Hermes Heads: 166 copies of 5 lepta, 419 of 10 lepta and 413 copies of 20 lepta (blue and red), mint & used, mixed condition, interesting for study (color shades & plate flaws), treasure hunt
Lot no.4102

Condition

1 3

Catalogue no.

Opening400 €
Sold for400 €
1861/86, Large Hermes Heads: 356 copies of 1 lepton and 129 copies of 2 lepta, mint & used, mixed condition, interesting for study (color shades & plate flaws), treasure hunt (including some copies with bogus perforations)
Lot no.4103

Condition

Catalogue no.7, 15II, 22, 29

Opening300 €
Sold forUnsold
1861/73, Large Hermes Heads: 38 copies of 80 lepta, all used, mixed condition, interesting for study
Lot no.4104

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for220 €
1861/76 (ca.), Mi.-no. 11IIa, 29a, 30 and all Hellas colour varieties of Mi. 41, allwith opinion Tseriotis, 11IIa also certificate Simmermacher BPP
Lot no.4105

Condition

1 2 3

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for220 €
1861/1937, unused and used collection including some better issues, also some Crete; very mixed condition
Lot no.4106

Condition

2 3

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for180 €
1861/86, Large Hermes Heads: Album with circa 400 copies of the various values, classified by printings, mainly used, almost all of poor condition, interesting for study (color shades & plate flaws)
Lot no.4107

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold forUnsold
1861/86, Large Hermes Heads: 35 copies of 40 lepta, all used, mixed condition, interesting for study
Lot no.4108

Condition

1 2 3

Catalogue no.16-22

Opening2.000 €
Sold for1.600 €
1862/67, Large Hermes Heads: The section of the Athens Consecutive printings, with more than 210 stamps, mint and used, singles, pairs, strips of 3, 4 and 5, with various shades, paper variations, plate flaws and errors of the Control Numbers. Also, 6 covers. Interesting and scarce items, mixed condition [mounted on exhibition sheets, part of the awarded Knithakis collection]
Lot no.4109

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening1.500 €
Sold for1.500 €
1862/80, Large Hermes Heads: Impressive accumulation of 396 errors, varieties, mis-printings, inverted printings, erroneous settings, displaced printings, double & triple printings etc of the Control Numbers (all values: 5, 10, 20, 40 and 80 lepta). Very hard to accumulate, mixed condition, some forgeries
Lot no.4110

Condition

2 3 5

Catalogue no.15II, 16-22

Opening750 €
Sold for600 €
1862, Large Hermes Heads: The section of the first Athens Definitive printings, known as "May 1862", with 5 copies of 1 lepton, 1 of 2 lepta, 5 of 5 lepta (one strip of three), 2 of 10 lepta, 1 of 20 lepta, 1 of 40 lepta and 6 of 80 lepta (the 5 of them with orange Control Numbers), mainly used, with various shades, plate flaws and paper variations. Also, 1 cover with strip of 5 lepta from "Paros 25.July.68. Interesting and scarce items, mixed condition [mounted on exhibition sheets, part of the awarded Knithakis collection]
Lot no.4111

Condition

1 2 3

Catalogue no.23-29

Opening350 €
Sold for280 €
1868/69, Large Hermes Heads: The section of the Athens impressions after the cleaning of the plates, 45 stamps (3 pairs), mint and used, with various shades, paper variations, plate flaws and errors of the Control Numbers. Also, a large newspaper fragment with 1 lepton. Interesting, mixed condition [mounted on exhibition sheets, part of the awarded Knithakis collection]
Lot no.4112

Condition

2 3

Catalogue no.30-31

Opening300 €
Sold for240 €
1870, Large Hermes Heads: The section of the special printing (under the supervision of German printers), mainly used single copies, with various shades, paper variations and error of the Control Numbers ("02" for "20"), mixed condition [mounted on exhibition sheets, part of the awarded Knithakis collection]
Lot no.4113

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold forUnsold
1875/86, Large Hermes Heads: 12 copies of 30 lepta & 2 of 60 lepta, all used, mixed condition, including a 30 lepta ultramarine with rare plate flaw, interesting for study
Lot no.4114

Condition

1 2 3

Catalogue no.

Opening4.200 €
Sold for4.200 €
1880's, 1901, 1911/1980s, Collection in album, from the engraved issue of 1911, including an interesting section of "Elliniki Dioikisis" overprints (mint and/or used, some with Zeis' certificates), Campaign 1912-13 and the newer issues. Together is offered a stock of unused modern stamps (sheets of 50 and large blocks), including two sets of Annexation of Dodecanese in blocks of 4. Also, two sheets of 150 Large Hermes Head (values of 2 lepta & defective 20 lepta, last printings) and a 20 lepta Small Hermes Head sheet of 100 (Athens printing). Very interesting accumulation, worth careful examination
Lot no.4115

Condition

0 1 2 3 5 4

Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for850 €
1886/1900, Nice collection in album of Small Hermes Heads and 1900 Surcharges on Large & Small Hermes, mint and used, singles, multiples or blocks (i.e. a block of 15 of the 1 lepton with "Depot 1887" and Serial Nr), many duplicates with color shades, plate flaws, various errors in the 1900 surcharges section (with some forgeries as usual), worth careful examination. Offered together with hundreds of stamps in stock envelopes
Lot no.4116

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening800 €
Sold for850 €
FORGERIES & BACK OF THE BOOK: Impressive accumulation of doubtful/forgeries/fakes, with a. Large Hermes: a 10 lepta with Control Number on the front side -like Zante error but on meshed paper, three copies of 20 lepta with fake Control Numbers "80" instead of "20", a 80 lepta with CN "20" in blue, three forged copies of 40 lepta with CN "20 lepta corrected to 40", a 5 lepta inferior quality with double Control Number (similar to Coundouros 45.1.a) used at "Syros", a 40 lepta 1862-67 without Control Numbers used in "Athens", a 40 lepta meshed paper (olive on blue), with double Control Numbers, some altered colors of Large Hermes, b. Small Hermes some values together with a 20 lepta "postal forgery" used in Athens, c. some covers repaired, with stamps not belonging or stamps missing, d. Some bogus essays (i.e. the 1863 King George lithographic reprints) or issues (Epirus etc). Offered together with some genuine "Perfins", "Revenues" and "Poster Stamps" (vignettes)
Lot no.4117

Condition

3 6 (6) 5

Catalogue no.

Opening1.000 €
Sold for4.200 €
CANCELLATIONS: AGA-SOULE, comprehensive collection with over 1000 stamps and some entires, mostly large and small Hermes heads