368. Auction

26-30 March 2019 in Wiesbaden

Lot no.559

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening400 €
Sold for1.200 €
1734, Karl VI, Holy Roman Emporer and Duke of Luxemburg, signature in his own hand "Carl" on entire 3 pages letter to Count William of Neipperg, governor of Luxemburg, large paper covered seal; very interesting historical contents: The Emperor informs Count Neipperg that he appoints Sigismund von Thüngen as interims governor for Luxemburg (effective June 22 1734)
Lot no.560

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for260 €
1747, Entire military letter dated "Luxemburg le 5 april 1747" of the commander of the 'Regiment Graf Salm', colonel Josef Kessel, to the major and council of the city of Speyer, concerning the recruitment of new soldiers. A fine and rare document of the Austrian War of Succession, sign. Goebel
Lot no.561

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for650 €
1795, Entire military letter, dated "Villers Latour" (Weiler zum Turm) with printed letterhead "ARMEE DE LA MOSELLE" changed in "DE Luxembourg", addressed to Andernach; a fine and scarce letter of the siège of Luxemburg
Lot no.562

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening400 €
Sold for420 €
"I. DON. ARM. S. LUXEMBOURG" in red on entire letter 1795 to Dijon, sign. Goebel
Lot no.563

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for500 €
"de Arlon", manuscript on entire letter 1720 to Bruxelles, very scarce
Lot no.564

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold forUnsold
"ARLON", good strike in black on sealed cover with original contents 1769 to Gand
Lot no.565

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for320 €
"ARLON / FRANCO", clear strike in black on sealed envelope as registered letter to Marche; small tears at upper left fixed, still fine
Lot no.566

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for130 €
"DEB:ARLON" in black on reverse of entire letter 1809 from Anvers ..... and redirected
Lot no.567

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening400 €
Sold for950 €
"d'attert", manuscript on entire letter 1761 to Bruxelles; small part of contents missing, otherwise very fine and rare
Lot no.568

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening250 €
Sold for200 €
"P P / BASTOGNE", clear strike on entire letter 1820 to Luxemburg, fine and scarce (Goebel HB1)
Lot no.569

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for160 €
"BOUILLON", straight line on sealed envelope to Paris with red arrival mark "FEVRIER 18 1827"; on front "L.P.B.1.R." and boxed "PAYS BAS PAR SEDAN"
Lot no.570

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for340 €
"FLAMISOUL", superb strike on entire letter dated "Noville le 28 gbre 1750" to Luxemburg; very fine and scarce (Goebel AF4)
Lot no.571

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for1.500 €
GRANDCHAMPS: "grinchamps" in manuscript on entire letter, dated "Martelange 17ste 1774", to Bruxelles; a very rare prephilatelic letter
Lot no.572

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for180 €
"GREVENMACHER", strong colourless strike (a sec) on entire letter dated 22.6.1776 to Bruxelles (Goebel AG4)
Lot no.573

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for300 €
"GREVENMACHER", clear straight line on entire letter 1833 to Luxemburg with adjacent cds. of Eich; small tear at top, otherwise fine and very scarce (Goebel HG1)
Lot no.574

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for200 €
1704, "de luxembg" in manuscript on small entire letter with manuscript port "4" sols to Nancy; a fine and rare letter during the 'Régie Pajo'
Lot no.575

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening400 €
Sold for400 €
1707/08, 2 entire letters from the same correspondence from Luxemburg city to Rochefort; one with indicated postage "3" sols, the other one without; a rare and fine pair
Lot no.576

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for500 €
1709, "de Luxembg" in manuscript on entire double rate letter to Nancy taxed "6" sols fine and very scarce
Lot no.577

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for120 €
"par Luxembourg", manuscript transit mark on entire letter from Aix-la-Chapelle 1714 to Nancy with adjacent transit mark "DE BRUXELLE"
Lot no.578

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for280 €
"LUXEMBOURG" with ornament, good strike on entire letter 1793 with bishop mark on reverse; a fine and scarce letter to abroad
Lot no.579

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold forUnsold
"LUXEMBOURG" and "PORT PAYE" on entire letter dated "Steinsel le 12 de l'an 1794" to Liège; very scarce combination
Lot no.580

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for160 €
"MARCHE", clear straight line in black on entire letter 1765 to Paris with manuscript "franc jusqu'a paris"; fine and scarce
Lot no.581

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for460 €
"MARCHE / FRANCO" and "MARCHE", both in black on entire letter 1828 from Tellin to Marche, sign. Goebel
Lot no.582

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for550 €
"St. hubert" in manuscript on entire letter 1741 to Bruxelles; small tear at bottom due to opening, still fine and scarce
Lot no.583

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for170 €
"ST.HUBERT", clear on entire letter 1828 to Dieupart
Lot no.584

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for170 €
"Wellin" in manuscript on entire letter, dated "Chanly le 8 août 1831", to Marche with red cds. on front, taxed "10" centimes; very scarce
Lot no.585

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for100 €
"WILTZ 2 JUIL 48" with adjacent "Franco" on entire letter to Diekirch, very fine, sign. Goebel
Lot no.586

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for500 €
THE FORTRESS OF THE GERMAN CONFEDERATION: 1814, Entire military letter dated "Arlon den 20ten Juni 1814" with nice Prussian military command seal on reverse, addressed to the governor Schmidt von Grollenburg at Luxemburg, very fine
Lot no.587

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for850 €
1816, Entire official letter with preprinted padding "Festung=Luxemburg..", written by the commander of the fortress Du Moullin to the governor of Luxemburg Willmar, showing on reverse superb red wax seal "KÖNIGL: PR: KOMANDANTUR DER FESTUNG LUXEMBOURG"; a very fine and scarce early letter
Lot no.588

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for1.000 €
1818, "Offizier Brief aus Luxemburg", manuscript endorsement on front of entire letter, dated "Perl den 24ten Septbr. 1818" to Mainz; reverse seal removed when opened. This is the earliest recorded 'officer's letter' from the fortress which was carried by the military mail against regulation because the sender had quit the army to marry in Luxemburg Provenance: Illustrated at C. Brühl (fig. 2)
Lot no.589

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for260 €
1839, Entire military letter from commander Du Moullin to the governor of Luxemburg to inform him about the death of the governor of the fortress, Landgrave Ludwig Wilhelm of Hessen-Homburg; large part of red wax seal on reverse; an interesting and scarce historic document
Lot no.590

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for480 €
1849, "frei als Offz. Brief der Bundesfst. Luxemburg ..." in manuscript on entire letter with inside beautiful lithographic view of Luxemburg, to the castle Myllendonck near Mönchengladbach; on reverse transit mark of Trier and red wax seal
Lot no.591

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for130 €
1854, Entire military letter to Abentheuerhütte, transported by the Luxemburg post with clear cds. "LUXEMBOURG 27 AVRIL 54" and taxed "3" sgr.; on reverse transit mark of Trier and arrival mark, also nice intact red seal
Lot no.592

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for220 €
1856 (ca.), "Offizier Familien Brief zur Bundesfestung Luxemburg gehörige Truppen ..." in manuscript on folded envelope with extensive original contents to Berlin with transit mark of Trier on reverse
Lot no.593

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for650 €
1863, "AUS LUXEMBURG / PORTO VON CONZ / 26 9 63", clear strike on entire letter of the "Artillerie-Direction der Bundesfestung Luxemburg" to Abentheuerhütte, scarce and very fine
Lot no.594

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.500 €
Sold for1.500 €
"OFFICIER BRIEF LUXEMBURG", clear strike on envelope with Luxemburg 1859, 25 c. brown with full to very large margins, tied by cds. "LUXEMBOURG 10 JANV. 65" to Cologne with transit and arrival marks; the stamp with minor bends, due to contents of the envelope; a fine and very scarce entire; only few covers known from the fortress with 25 c. postage