369 / STOCKHOLMIA 2019 & ERIVAN Worldwide Rarities

June 1'st 2019 in Stockholm
Lot no.20
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Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.000 €
Sold for1.700 €

1862, Liberty 1 peso rose, a fine used example with large even margins all round, tied to 1863 cover to France by oval lozenge of dots in black with circular ‘Buenos Aires / Correos’ (Feb 27) in black above. Carried on RMSP ‘Mersey’ to Rio de Janeiro, where trans-shipped to the RMSP ‘Parana’ to Southampton. Struck in London with ‘GB / 1F 60c.’ Anglo-French accountancy marking in black with London transit (April 6) and arrivals on reverse, where charged ‘8’ décimes due. A scarce and most attractive overseas usage of the issue. Signed Cividini. Certificate E. Diena (1987).
 

Lot no.24
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Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.700 €
Sold forUnsold

1842, Cover, one side flap missing, from Passo to Cachoeira endorsed ‘Vapor Paquete do Norte pelo Rio de Janeiro’ at lower left, struck with oval framed PASSO handstamp in red (the only recorded example of this handstamp). Framed MACEIO transit in red with ‘30’ reis charge, ‘Correio Da Bahia’ cds in black (Sept 17) with 70 reis charge, circular RIO GRANDE datestamp (Oct 13) in black with 110 reis charge and eventual arrival in Cachoeira where charged a total of 150 reis due upon receipt. A rare and most unusual cover.
 

Lot no.25
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Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.700 €
Sold forUnsold

1843 (Feb 18), Entire letter to Cachoeira struck on despatch by framed PASSO handstamp in red (the only recorded example of this handstamp) with manuscript docketing of despatch below; carried overland to MACEIO with faint red handstamp alongside where charged 40 reis, thence via Rio Pardo in Rio Grande State with superb framed handstamp in black, ‘Correio Geral da Corte’ datestamp struck in Rio (March 24) to Porto Alegre (April 29) to Cachoeira where charged a total of 190 reis due to pay with previous charges of 120, 160 and 180 reis deleted in manuscript . A rare and most appealing entire.
 

Lot no.26
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Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.000 €
Sold for1.000 €

1862 (May 16), Entire letter to London franked by 1862 10 c. blue tied by oval framed  BOGOTÁ handstamp in black, reverse with British P.P. CARTHAGENA double arc datestamp of transit (June 1) in black. Carried on the RMSP Steamer ‘Avon’ to St. Thomas and thence on the RMSP ‘Shannon’ to Southampton. London cds on reverse in red (June 28) and charged ‘1s.’ to pay in manuscript. The adhesive crossed by file fold and the inside of the cover strengthened to protect the stamp with the cancel slightly embellished; a very rare entire – the earliest recorded usage oft this issue. Certificate Moorhouse (2014). (Scott 19)
Provenance: Collection  ‘Gordon N. John’ (Siegel, New York, Nov 1984, lot 189), Collection Dr. Hugo Goeggel (Corinphila sale 191, Zurich, 19 Nov 2014, lot 109)
 

Lot no.27
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Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.500 €
Sold for1.500 €

1877, Liberty 10 c. brown, a fine example used on 1879 cover to Berne, Switzerland tied by oval BOGOTÁ handstamp in black with British P.O. ‘Savanilla / Barranquilla’ cds of transit at left (July 21) and French Consular ‘Savanilla’ cds alongside (July 22), both struck in black. Circular ‘Ligne D / Paq. Fr. No. 1’ Paquebot datestamp in red on front, struck with triangular ‘T’ marking in black with Switzerland Postage Due 50 c. blue tied in Bern on arrival. A rare cover (Scott 74a)

Provenance: Jacobo Neuburger (69. Corinphila auction 1982)

Lot no.50

Condition

6

Catalogue no.11

Opening2.000 €
Sold for2.500 €

1918 (2.9.), Small size envelope endorsed "O.A.S." and franked with 2 copies 1917, ½ piaster scarlet, tied by superb strike of "EL-AKABA 2.9.9.116" cds. (as all the other known covers erroneously dated), addressed to Cairo with frontside arrival mark (SEP 12, 1918) and 2 different censor marks on front and reverse. A fine and extremely rare cover, merely a handful of entires are recorded from the city of Aquaba during the Hejaz period. Certificate Todd AIEP (2018) (SG 14)

Lot no.64

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for1.500 €
1963, The Burrus Collection JAPAN, auction catalogue of Kanai Stamp Co. in outstanding fresh condition, accompanied by 'Floor Bid Ticket No. 000537'. A very rare ensemble. The auction catalogue was produced in a numbered edition of only 1,000 pieces. This catalogue is rarely offered today; together with the "Floor Bid Ticket" it is a great rarity.
Lot no.70
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Condition

6

Catalogue no.1

Opening1.000 €
Sold for1.400 €

1870 (Aug), 1 real rose, a fine used example with large margins all round, tied to 1874 entire letter endorsed ‘por Vapor Goya’ (Argentinian Riverboat) to Buenos Aires by circular ‘ASUNCION’ datstamp in blue (Sept 23). Rare and extremely attractive usage. Certificate Moorhouse (2002). (Scott 1)
Provenance: Corinphila sale 116, 28 Oct. 1999, lot 2232
 

Lot no.84

Condition

6

Catalogue no.11

Opening1.000 €
Sold for1.200 €
1860 (DEC 27), Lettersheet franked with 1859, 10 cents green, vertical strip of 3, tied by New Orleans cds., addressed to "Trie" in France, misdirected via Prussian closed mail to Aachen (most likely the address read as "Trier" in Prussia). A red boxed "Aachen franco" was applied and annulated when the mistake was detected and the letter returned to New York with black "N. YORK AM. PKT. 30 / FEB 10" on front. Then it was again sent to France on February 11 with credit '12 cents' and finally arrived on February 26. A most interesting letter which crossed the atlantic three times in 2 months.
Lot no.85
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Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening7.000 €
Sold for14.000 €

1858 (March), Block Letters 120 c. blue, a fine large margined example in a milky shade, used on 1858 cover endorsed ‘pr. Mississippi’ of the River Plate Line from Montevideo to Buenos Ayres (Armstrong correspondence) tied by oval ‘Admon De Correos / Montevideo’ datestamp (Sept 19) in black.  A superb cover, the earliest recorded date of use for the Block Letters issue on cover. A rarity. Signed E.J. Lee. Certificate Moorhouse (2014).
Provenance: Collection ‘Eliçabe’, Collection E.J. Lee, Plumridge, London, 6-16 July 1936, lot 1141, Collection Norman Hubbard

Lot no.86
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Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening9.000 €
Sold for10.000 €

1858 (March), Block Letters 180 c. green, a fine large margined example in a ‘British racing green’ shade, used on 1860 double rate cover endorsed ‘pr. Montevideo’ of the River Plate Line from Montevideo to Buenos Ayres (Armstrong correspondence) tied by oval ‘Admon De Correos / Montevideo’ datestamp (Feb 16) in black.  A superb cover, one of just 5 recorded covers bearing this stamp. A great rarity. Signed E.J. Lee. Certificates Philatelic Foundation (1957), Moorhouse (2014).
Provenance: Collection E.J. Lee (Harmer Rooke, London, 12 Dec. 1941), Collection Norman Hubbard

Lot no.87
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Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.500 €
Sold for6.000 €

1859, Thin figures 240 c. vermilion, a fine large margined example with portions of adjoining stamp at left, used in combination with 1860 Thick figures 80 c. yellow in a horizontal pair also with large margins all round, on 1862 double rate cover endorsed ‘per Mississippi’ of the River Plate Line to Buenos Ayres, tied by oval ‘Admon De Correos / Montevideo’ datestamps (March 17) in black.  Slight part of flap missing but a superb cover in the foremost exhibition quality. Signed A. Diena, E.J. Lee. Certificate A. Diena. (Scott 12+14)
Provenance: E.J. Lee (1936), Corinphila sale 116, 28 Oct. 1999, lot 2177