369 / STOCKHOLMIA 2019 & ERIVAN Worldwide Rarities

June 1'st 2019 in Stockholm
Lot no.74

Condition

6

Catalogue no.7ax

Opening10.000 €
Sold for24.000 €

1858, Second issue 80 parale bright red on blued paper, a magnificent horizontal pair with enormous margins all round, used on 1861 quadruple rate cover to Jassy, tied by fine strikes of framed FRANCO / TEKOUTCI handstamps (Kiriac fig. 320) in blue with corresponding "Tekutsch / Moldova" datestamp (12/8) alongside (Kiriac fig. 283). An extraordinary cover, a pair being the largest known used multiple of the 80 pa. on blued paper recorded. A delightful and rare cover, just four recorded on letter, this being probably the finest. Illustrated in Handbook I on page 173, Handbook III on page 134 and Edition D'Or vol XII on page 87. Certificate Heimbüchler (2010).

Lot no.75

Condition

6

Catalogue no.3II+ Hung. 17aA

Opening20.000 €

Double rate cover to Vienna, franked with Hungary 1874, 5 kreuzer rose-red, 2 copies, tied by clear "BAZIAS 22/9 78" with combination franking D.D.S.G. 1866/78, 10 kreuzer green, type II, in vertical pair with clear blue oval marking "AGENTIE D.D.S.G. SISTOV"; Vienna arrival mark (SEP. 23). The cover was transported by DDSG from Sistov to Bazias (today Romania), from where it was transported by the Hungarian mail on the oldest railway line on romanian ground. The DDSG stamps with small faults, the envelope with some age wear at right. A very attractive and extremely rare cover; only few combination frankings between DDSG and Hungary are recorded, as 2nd rate cover it is unique. Detailed certificate Prof. Ferchenbauer VÖB (2010)
Provenance: J.P. Steinder, Chicago (illustrated in Tchilinghirian p. 522), Emil Capellaro

Lot no.76
There are additional 7% import fees (not tax deductible) if the purchaser are resident in the EU! For buyers outside of the EU, this import fees are not charged if the export of the goods can be proven.

Condition

6

Catalogue no.8x

Opening3.500 €
Sold forUnsold

1872, 5 kopeks blue on horizontally laid paper, used on 1873 cover from Smirna to Marseille cancelled by dotted ‘5098’ gros chiffres with ‘Smyrne / Turquie’ despatch cds at left (Nov 27) in black. Framed ‘Paquebots / De La / Mediterranée’ in red with handstruck ‘20’ décimes charge marking alongside. The adhesive with small contemporary fault at top. Prepayment with the adhensive was not accounted for when the charge was made on arrival. A rare and most unusual cover. Signed Calves, Roumet. Certificate A. Roumet (2002).

Lot no.77
There are additional 7% import fees (not tax deductible) if the purchaser are resident in the EU! For buyers outside of the EU, this import fees are not charged if the export of the goods can be proven.

Condition

0

Catalogue no.

Opening10.000 €
Sold forUnsold

1877, 40 c. deep lilac, an unused example from the lower left corner of the sheet with Plate Number “154” in sheet margin at left, fresh rich colour, fine unmounted original gum. The only recorded example with Plate Number and one of the great rarities of the first issue. Unique. Cert. Sorani (1997) (Sassone 7 = unpriced with Plate Number)
Provenance: Ghiglione, Genova, 12June 2009, lot 5085
 

Lot no.78
There are additional 7% import fees (not tax deductible) if the purchaser are resident in the EU! For buyers outside of the EU, this import fees are not charged if the export of the goods can be proven.

Condition

0 4

Catalogue no.

Opening5.000 €
Sold forUnsold

1894, 1 lire ultramarine, an unused corner marginal block of four from the top left corner of the sheet, with Plate Number “2457” at left and large part FRANCOBO(LLI) imprint at top, well centred and of fresh colour, superb unmounted og. Rare: just two blocks of four with Plate Number are recorded. Signed A. Diena. Cert. Raybaudi (2008) (Sassone 31 = € 22.000,- +)

Lot no.79

Condition

6

Catalogue no.7, 12+15a

Opening2.000 €
Sold forUnsold

1858/72, Coat of Arms 5 öre green and 50 öre carmine-rose, 2 values each, together with Lion 17 öre violet, all in nice fresh colour and mostly well perforated (few short perfs), used on triple rate entire letter from Stockholm (AUG 17, 1869) to La Rochelle, France with frontside clear blue "SUEDE-ERQUELINES 2o". The cover is overfranked by 1 öre, which seems to be of minor importance for this most attractive combination, which is therefor the only such recorded to France. Certificate H. Obermüller Wilén (1992) (Facit 7b2, 12f2, 15b2)

Lot no.80

Condition

6

Catalogue no.10, 15

Opening2.000 €
Sold for2.000 €

1858/72, Coat of Arms, 24 öre reddish-orange (nicely centered) with 1866/72, Lion 17 öre lilac, both in nice fresh colour and with good perforation, used on lettersheet from Stockholm (29.6.1869) via Germany to Livorno, Italy. On reverse transit marks "STRALSUND-BERLIN" and "FIRENZE 4 LUG 69", as well as arrival mark. A fine and very rare combination. Certificate Dr. Helena Obermüller Wilén (2004) (Facit 10h2, 15d2)

Lot no.81

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening8.000 €
Sold forUnsold
1830/97 (ca.), Ottoman empire flowery revenue stamps on documents. Outstanding collection of more than 120 documents with many beautiful and highly decorative items. A fabulous collection of this interesting area, accompanied by 2 brochures of Georges Xanthakis
Lot no.82

Condition

0 1 3 6 5 4

Catalogue no.

Opening70.000 €
Sold forUnsold

1865/76, 'Dulos', the outstanding FIP World Exhibition Gold Medal collection mounted on 134 exhibition pages (8 frames + 6 extra pages) with a large number of stamps, letters, essays, proofs, 'specimen' and varieties including several largest multiples and other unique items, several frankings from 'lost territories' and some combination covers including combination frankings with Greek postage due, France, Great Britain, Egypt and Russia. Some of the highlights are 1865, 1 piaster error of colour, 2 copies on entire (ex Yardley and Platinga), 1865, 25 piaster stamp within a 49 piaster colour franking on cover and 2 copies of unissued 1865 postage due 10 para (including one with plate flaw), 1869, 10 para in unused block of 40, etc., etc.The quality of the material is in general far above average. A marvellous and outstanding collection

Lot no.512

Condition

6

Catalogue no.2II

Opening500 €
Sold for750 €
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)
Lot no.513

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for500 €
1855, Lettersheet with decorative engraving, cut out of a letter head of the famous Eau de Cologne factory of Johann Maria Farina, tied by Copenhagen 'Compass' postmark and transit mark "Aus Dänemark", adressed to the same mentioned company in Cologne, charged on arrival with "5" silbergroschen. Some very slight toning, otherwise fine and highly unusual.
Lot no.514

Condition

6

Catalogue no.3, 6+7a

Opening800 €
Sold for800 €
1854/57, Dotted spandrels 2 skilling blue and 2 copies 16 skilling grey-violet with 1858, wavy-lined spandrels 4 skilling brown, all copies in fresh colour and with good to large margins, tied by 3 strikes of numeral "181" and further strike of duplex "182 / SJAELL. JB. POSTSPED. BUR. T2 18 1" of the Zealand railway, to small mourning cover to Paris. A rare colour franking in very fine condition with 4 flawless stamps. Certificate C.A. Møller AIEP (2018)
Lot no.515

Condition

6

Catalogue no.3+8

Opening1.000 €
Sold for1.200 €
1855, dotted spandrels 2 skilling blue with 1858, wavy-lined spandrels 8 skilling green, each in horizontal strip of 3 with good to very large margins, used with numeral "51" on lettersheet with adjacent blue Odense cds. (August 15, 1865) to London with arrival mark on front (August 18). A horizontal cover fold not affecting the stamps was pressed and cleaned. A very fine and attractive franking from a wellknown correspondance. Signed Kurt Mayer, Berlin and Hunziker with certificate (1973), certificate C.A. Møller AIEP (2018)
Lot no.516

Condition

6

Catalogue no.11A, 12A, 15A

Opening500 €
Sold for700 €
1864/70, Large oval type perf. 13:12½, 2 skilling blue, 3 skilling dull violet and 16 skillling grey-olive used on orange coloured envelope from Copenhagen (Nov. 19) to Millerton, California, endorsed "Pr. Hamburg or Bremen steamer", showing 2 different franco marks at lower left, red New York arrival mark tying the franking. 2 skilling with some short perfs at top, otherwise very fine and fresh. A nice 3 colour franking to quite unusual destination. Certificate C.A. Møller (1987)
Lot no.517

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for1.900 €
1689, A strictly confidential letter with full almost complete contents, closed with strings (mostly removed by opening) and 2 wax seals, written by a regional customs officer June 28, 1689 to the provincial officer in Tavastehus, docketed 10.7.1689. A very fine and rare letter. Certificate Heikki Pahlman (2003) Provenance: 'Sibelius' (Corinphila 2003)
Lot no.518

Condition

6

Catalogue no.1Ia

Opening4.000 €
Sold for3.700 €

1856, Small pearls 5 kopeks dark blue with nice margins on all sides, tied by rare boxed "WILLMANSTRAND 25 OCT 1856" to entire letter to Wiborg. An attractive and rare letter with a beautiful stamp with sole postmark cancellation. 3 signatures in pencil including Alberto Diena and certificate Schwenson BPP (2003)
Provenance: Agaton Fabergé (HR Harmer, 1940)

Lot no.519

Condition

6

Catalogue no.1I

Opening3.000 €
Sold for2.600 €

1856, Small pearls 5 kopeks dark blue in fresh deep shade and with full to very large margins, tied by boxed "LOVISA 20 JUL 1856" to entire letter to Borgå. The stamp with small gum stain in the right margin and the entire slightly unfresh on front. A very attractive and rare letter with sole postmark cancellation. Signed Friedl in pencil, certificates Gummesson (1977 and 1997), Tuori (2003) and Schwenson BPP (2018)
Provenance: A. Fabergé (1940), Kirchner (Corinphila 1978), 'Sibelius' (Corinphila 2003)

Lot no.520

Condition

6

Catalogue no.1I

Opening5.000 €
Sold for5.000 €
1856, Small pearls, 5 kopeks blue, a large margined horizontal pair, each stamp with central pen cross and tied by clear "HELSINGFORS 28/7 1858" to lettersheet to Abo. The left stamp shows faint trace of file fold, otherwise extremely fine and fresh. A most attractive and rare letter. Certificate Schwenson BPP (2003)
Lot no.521

Condition

6

Catalogue no.2x

Opening5.000 €
Sold for5.000 €
1856, 10 kopeks carmine-red on wove paper, 2 large margined copies in nice deep shade, cancelled by concentric pen crosses and tied by superb "HELSINGFORS 10 6 1858" to lettersheet via Prussia and France to Cadiz, Spain with frontside red boxed "Prusse" and on reverse arrival mark of June 24. The postage paid the distance to the Spanish border, here an additional "8 Rs." (reales) were charged to the recipient. A filing crease in the lower part of the entire, well off the franking has been cleaned and ironed (mentioned for accuracy only). A most attractive and extremely rare letter to abroad. Opinion Gummesson (1989) and certifcate Schwenson BPP (2018) (Facit 2e)
Lot no.522

Condition

6

Catalogue no.2x

Opening2.000 €
Sold for2.800 €
1856, 10 kopeks light to lilac-carmine, a beautiful fresh and large margined copy with index number "12" at upper right and neatly cancelled by central boxed "WIBORG 2 11 1856", repeated at left, on entire letter to Helsingfors. A very fine and attractive letter with the earliest recorded date of the high boxed Wiborg cancellation. Signed Calves, 2 certificated Gummesson (1980 and 1997), certificate Schwenson BPP (2018) (Facit 2d) Provenance: A. Fabergé (1940), 'Sibelius' (Corinphila 2003)
Lot no.523

Condition

6

Catalogue no.2x

Opening1.000 €
Sold for800 €

1856, 10 kopeks dark carmine on wove paper, a large margined example with central boxed "ABO 7/6 1856" and tied by small index number "3" at upper right, used on entire letter to Lovisa. A small ink erosion does not detract from the overall very fine condition. A very fine item. Certificate Schwenson (2003) (Facit 2c)

Lot no.524

Condition

6

Catalogue no.2y

Opening1.000 €
Sold for750 €

1856, 10 kopeks carmine on wide laid paper, a large margined example with central pen cross and tied by clear boxed "KARIS 17 OCT. 1859" to lettersheet to Reval with frontside arrival mark (Oct 11 according to Julian calendar). A faint horizontal filing crease affecting the stamp at top. Still a fine and rare franking. Certificate Schwenson BPP (2003) (Facit 2v3)

Lot no.525

Condition

6

Catalogue no.4Bx

Opening1.000 €
Sold forUnsold
1860, 10 kopeks carmine on rose, roulette B, horizontal pair, used on envelope from Helsingfors (August 10, 1865) to Upsala, Sweden with Stockholm transit mark (AUG 15) on reverse. The pair with 2 short tooth tips and the cover slightly pressed in the margins only. A very attractive and scarce cover. Certificates Jussi Tuori (2003) and Schwenson BPP (2018) (Facit 4C2a)
Lot no.526

Condition

6

Catalogue no.4Ax

Opening2.000 €
Sold for3.600 €
1860, 10 kopeks rose, roulette A, horizontal strip of 3 in brilliant shade, each value cancelled by pen cross on envelope with departure cds. "WIBORG 8/6 1863" via Stockholm (June 12) to Christiania, Norway with clear red arrival mark on front. A very fine and rare cover, signed Ossa in pencil, certificate Tuori (2003) and Schwenson BPP (2018) (Facit 4C1Kb)
Lot no.527

Condition

6

Catalogue no.6Cx, 9Cx

Opening500 €
Sold for900 €
1866/74, 8 penni black on green, roulette C, slightly separated vertical pair and 2 single stamps with 40 penni rose, roulette C, all in nice fresh colour, used on small envelope with small cds. "HELSINGFORS 8 8 1870" to Lausanne in Switzerland, travelled via St. Petersburg and Prussia with frontside red "AUS RUSSLAND über BUR. XI EDK. BRG. / FRANCO 11 8 70". The 8 penni stamps at top with some short perfs, otherwise fine and fresh. An attractive cover with rare 72 penni rate. Signed Ossa in pencil, certificates Gummesson (1978) and Schwenson BPP (2018) (Facit 6v1C3, 9v1C3)
Lot no.528

Condition

6

Catalogue no.6Bx, 9Bx

Opening800 €
Sold for1.400 €
1866, 8 penni black on green, 2 horizontal pairs with 2 copies 40 penni rose on bluish paper, used with small "FREDERIKSHAMN 19 1 1875" on double rate envelope to Lichtensteig near St. Gallen in Switzerland with arrival mark on reverse (January 23). Very fresh and fine, the 40 penni stamps and one 8 penni with few short/pulled perfs. A scarce combination from a wellknown correspondance. Certificate Schwenson BPP (2003) (Facit 6v4C2, 9v3C2)
Lot no.529

Condition

Catalogue no.3yK

Opening1.500 €
Sold for2.600 €
1849, Ceres 20 centimes black on yellowish paper in horizontal tête-bêche pair, nice deep fresh colour and good to large margins, lightly cancelled by grid. A very fine and rare multiple. Signed W. Balasse with opinion (1972) and signed Scheller with certificate (2018) (Yvert 3e)
Lot no.530

Condition

(6)

Catalogue no.4K

Opening3.000 €
1850, Ceres 25 centimes dark blue, horizontal marginal strip of 4 including tête-bêche pair at left, nice deep and fresh colour and good to mostly large margins, showing about 3 mm sheet margin next to the tête-bêche, tied by clear grid cancels to letterfront with adjacent cds. "SAUXILLANGES 10 AVRIL 51" addressed to Riom. The strip with 3 small scissors' cuts in the two right interspaces and one slightly into the design of the right stamp at bottom right, the tête-bêche pair absolutely flawless. A highly attractive and rare multiple. Signed Miro and certificate Behr (2007)
Lot no.531

Condition

4

Catalogue no.4a

Opening1.000 €
Sold for2.200 €
1850, Ceres 25 centimes blue in block of 9, nice fresh colour and good to mostly wide margins with enormous 16/17 mm sheet margin at left, neatly cancelled by "gros points". Some light natural gum creasing, the upper right stamp with light small diagonal corner crease (not visible from front). An attractive and scarce multiple in fine condition. Signed Calves, opinion Robineau (1968) and signed Scheller with his certificate (2018) (Yvert 4)
Lot no.532

Condition

6

Catalogue no.5a

Opening2.000 €
Sold forUnsold
1850, Ceres 40 centimes orange, 2 horizontal pairs in fresh vivid colour and with good to mostly large margins, fixed in form of a tête-bêche strip on entire letter 1858 from Cognac to London, tied by 'petit chiffre' "898" and red London arrival mark. A marvellous letter in fine condition. Signed Miro and von der Weidt with his certificate (1998) (Yvert 5)
Lot no.533

Condition

5

Catalogue no.6a

Opening4.000 €
Sold for7.500 €
1849, Ceres 1 franc vermillon vif, a beautiful copy in fresh vivid shade and with good to very large margins, showing part of adjoining stamp at lower right, tied by clear grid to small piece. A very attractive copy of this rare stamp in outstanding quality. Signed Calves and A. Diena, also Willy Balasse with his certificate (1972) and P. Scheller with his certificate (2018) (Yvert 7a)
Lot no.534

Condition

3

Catalogue no.6b

Opening4.000 €
Sold for9.500 €

1849, Ceres 1 franc vermillion terne in a very nice vivid shade and with large margins on all sides, cancelled very attractively with 2 parallel strikes of grid cancel. A marvellous copy of this rare stamp in superb condition. Signed A. Diena and Brun and also R. Calves with his certificate (1973) (Yvert 7b)
Provenance: 56. Corinphila auction (1973)
 

Lot no.535

Condition

6

Catalogue no.12I, 13I, 15

Opening2.000 €
Sold for2.000 €
1853/61, Napoléon III 40 centimes orange, 2 strips of 3, 3 pairs and 3 single stamps with 10 centimes bistre and 20 centimes blue used on front and reverse of lettersheet from Le Havre to Lima, used with multiple strikes of red 'petit chiffres' "1495" with adjacent "BUREAU MARITIME LE HAVRE 31 JUIL 54", 3 stamps on the front additionally tied by bowed "FOREIGN PAID". Most stamps show full to large margins, five 40 centimes values on reverse affected by a light horizontal crease at top, otherwise fine and all together fresh condition and the entire being in its original state. A marvellous franking to South America. Signed Brun and certificate Behr (2007) (Yvert 13, 14, 16)
Lot no.536

Condition

6

Catalogue no.13I

Opening500 €
Sold for500 €
1853/61, Napoléon III 20 centimes type I, lower left sheet corner copy with huge to enormous margins, showing small part of neighbour stamp at top and ca. 7/15 mm sheet margin at left and bottom, tied by superb 'petit chiffres' "1152" to entire letter from Dunkerque (May 4, 1861) to Granville with transit and arrival marks. A fine and rare letter with an absolutely outstanding copy of this stamp. Signed Calves and Enzo Diena with his certificate (1987) (Yvert 14)
Lot no.537

Condition

M 6M

Catalogue no.29, 30

Opening1.000 €
Sold for800 €

VICTOR HUGO: Small entire letter with 3 pages of text, franked with Lauré 30 centimes (slightly rounded corner) and 40 centimes, tied by star cancel with adjacent "PARIS R. ST. DOMQUE. St. GN 58/17 OCT 70" via London to New York with red transit and arrival marks on front. A fine letter with scarce destination. Certificate Brun (2017)

Lot no.538

Condition

6M

Catalogue no.31

Opening1.000 €
Sold for1.600 €
GENERAL UHRICH (supposedly): Small entire letter with 3 pages of text, franked with Lauré 80 centimes rose in very fresh and deep shade, tied by star cancel with adjacent "PARIS R. DE CLERY 14 NOV. 70" and sent to Moscow with adjacent Prussian transit mark "P.D.". A very fine letter. Certificate Brun (2017)