369 / STOCKHOLMIA 2019 & ERIVAN Worldwide Rarities

June 1'st 2019 in Stockholm
Lot no.12

Condition

Catalogue no.5c

Opening1.500 €
Sold for1.400 €

1861 (April 10), Woodblock 1 d. brick-red, a fine used example with ample to large margins all round, showing the major Plate Flaw with part corner ornament missing from design at lower right, lightly cancelled by CGH triangular obliterator in black leaving the variety clear. A scarce and most unusual stamp, especially in this shade. Cert. RPSL (2019) SG 13b = £ 5'000+. 
 

Lot no.13
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Condition

0 1 4

Catalogue no.

Opening4.000 €
Sold for4.200 €

1878/79, First issue 6 pence blue-green, the complete sheet of 60 stamps with several plate flaws (diagram included), unused with original gum, 28 stamps unmounted mint. The perforation split in some places and reinforced or strengthened by hinges, still fine and attractive. An outstanding multiple of the first issue. (SG 3)
Provenance: John E. du Pont (2013)

Lot no.14
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Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening12.000 €
Sold for14.000 €

1891, The "De Worms" block of the bisect provisional ½ d. on half of 1 penny red-brown with upright watermark, consisting of 3 unsevered pairs and 14 bisects (reinforced by hinges), the surcharges misplaced on the 2 top right stamps. Unused with original gum/part original gum and in fine condition. One of the greatest raritites of Falkland Islands. (SG 14, 14a)
Provenance: Anthony de Worms, Dr. Dudley Stone (private treaty 1941), Harmers auction (March 1949), John E. du Pont (2013), illustrated in Malcolm Barton 'The Falkland Islands', page 161

Lot no.15
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Condition

5

Catalogue no.61b

Opening2.000 €
Sold for2.000 €

1912/20, George V. 1 penny vermilion, perforated 14 (1918 printing), 7 copies including a block of 4, tied by cds. "FALKLAND ISLANDS 9 AU 19" to piece of linen paper, the lower right stamp with few clipped perf tips, otherwise in fine and fresh condition. Very rare since the majority of this printing was used for "WAR STAMP" overprints, just one further block of 4 of this stamp is recorded. Certificate BPA (1985, showing former SG no. 66a) (SG for single stamps £ 6.300,-)
Provenance: John E. du Pont (2013)

Lot no.16

Condition

3

Catalogue no.8

Opening3.000 €
Sold for6.500 €

1848, 'POST PAID' 2 pence blue (pos. 5) in beautiful early impression and wonderful fresh and brilliant colour, good to mostly large margins and lightly cancelled by circle of bars, leaving most of the design free. A truly beautiful and outstanding copy of this rare stamp in superb condition. Certificate BPA (2019)

Lot no.16A
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Condition

0 2 6 5 1

Catalogue no.

Opening50.000 €
Sold forUnsold

1843 /1932, extensiv two volume collection, starting with 3 pre-philatelic letters to London, St. Malo and 1854 Packet letter via Mauritius to Rome, also 2 letters 1869/70 with French stamps cancelled by anchor with adjacent “COR.D. ARM....” from Mahe to Dijon. Following there is a large section of Mauritius used on Seychelles including Stanley Gibbons Z2 (3)  and Z4(2) and 57 perforated stamps, 1 newspaper, 4 postal stationery items including 8c. envelope and 9 franked covers including four different frankings to the United States (including one of 3 known letters from Zanzibar via Seychelles) and 1 cover to France as well as a large piece with combination franking Mauritius and France cancelled “B64”. The issued stamps very extensive with several die proofs and many SPECIMEN (some in multiples), key plate colour trials, and varieties including  1896, 18 on 45 cents double overprint and 1903, complete unused set with ‘dented frame’ variety (SG 46-59a).Finally a very extensive and interesting part postal stationery, including a hand painted essay and several die proofs, 50 used items, including many registered to abroad, also SPECIMEN and overprint varieties. A marvellous and highly valuable collection well-presented on 89 exhibition pages.

Lot no.17
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Condition

6

Catalogue no.21+ Natal 13, 53

Opening2.000 €
Sold for2.400 €

1888 (July 17), Cover from Vryheid, franked with 1896/87, 2 d. violet on granite paper without arms, tied by clear oval violet date stamp and additionally by violet sender's cachet of J. Doiven, the Postmaster General, addressed to his father in Holland. The cover was mailed via Natal with additional franking of 1863, 6 pence violet and 1886, TWO PENCE on 3 pence green, tied by Natal cds.; adjacent "T" and "5 d". In Holland charged for the remaining postage. On reverse transit marks of Helpmekaar, Natal GPO and London as well as arrival mark (AUG 22), some faults as to be expected. A fine and rare cover, mailed just 3 days before the end of the New Republic. Certificate BPA (2000) (SG 27 + Natal 24, 105)
Provenance: Illustrated on title page of Dr. G. H. Jonkers 'De Nieuwe Republiek 1884-1888'

Lot no.18

Condition

6

Catalogue no.1

Opening10.000 €
Sold for10.000 €
1847, Lady McLeod (5 cents) blue, fresh colour and good to large margins, just touched in the outer design at upper left, used with pen cross on entire letter from Port of Spain (March 5, 1848) to San Fernando. A fine and rare cover from the well-known Taylor correspondence Provenance: C33 of the census of all existing 35 Lady McLeod letters
Lot no.19

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening10.000 €
Sold forUnsold
1889 (MAY 4), Personal large size folded letter (ca. 45:60 cm) from the sultan of Zanzibar, Khalifa-bin-Said, with his seal, addressed to the 23. President of the United States, Benjamin Harrison, as a letter of recommendation for a United States ship captain, who had recently visited Zanzibar. Accompanied by the original envelope with the sultan's gold coloured seal on reverse. The envelope slight age wear and small part at upper left corner missing due to rough opening; the letter with some breaks in the folds (partly strengthened). A very rare and attractive ensemble of great historical interest
Lot no.83
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Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening1.000 €
Sold for1.000 €
1977, Namib Desert, original artist's paintings for all 4 values in colour on white carton (design 136:51 mm). Some marginal scrapes and 2 designs with surface breaks (one very marginal). Also included some advertising material and hand drawing for the first day cancel. A most unusual and attractive group
Lot no.506

Condition

6M

Catalogue no.108

Opening5.000 €
Sold for5.500 €
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)
Lot no.507

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.000 €
Sold for1.300 €
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)