371st Auction

24-28 September 2019 in Wiesbaden

Lot no.120

Condition

2 4

Catalogue no.

Opening120 €
Sold forUnsold
1920, St. George Unissued 20 and 30k. and 10,40 and 70k. as color trials, 60k. with burele background trial, each as block of four, unused without gum, very fine and scarce
Lot no.121

Condition

0

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for220 €
Georgian Consular Post in Constantinople: 1-50pia., complete set  with surcharges in various colors, mint never hinged, fine
Lot no.6548

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening250 €
Sold for320 €
MISSION MILITAIRE FRANCAISE: 1920, Semeuse 5c. as single and 10c. as horizontal pair tied by cds. "TRESOR ET POSTES 13 10 20" to pre-printed enevelope "BANQUE DU CAUCASE TIFLIS" to Bruxelles with arrival mark, a fine civilian letter using the mission, therefore postage had to be paid
Lot no.6549

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening250 €
Sold for280 €
MISSION MILITAIRE FRANCAISE: 1920, Semeuse 25c. tied by cds. "TRESOR ET POSTES 10 12 20" to envelope with senders cachet "Otto Appeit Tiflis (Kaukasus) to Constantinopel with arrival mark "BRITISH POST OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLKE 27 DE 20", a fine civilian letter using the mission, therefore postage had to be paid
Lot no.6550

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening250 €
Sold forUnsold

"Mission Sanitaire Française en Russie Hôpital Chirugicale du Caucase Le Médecin-Chef" violet cachet on censored picture postcard written on the 10th of April 1918 and addressed to Paris with arrival mark, fine and very scarce. In Addition some article and copies related to the subject

Lot no.6724

Condition

6

Catalogue no.Russ. 14y

Opening150 €
Sold for140 €
1865, Coat of arms 5k. black/ light-red violett, two singles tied by numeral "49" to cover from "TIFLIS" to Kutaisi with arrival mark on front, a scarce and attractive covera
Lot no.6725

Condition

6

Catalogue no.Russ. 49

Opening100 €
Sold for80 €
1889, 7k. dark-blue tied by cds. "...TEREK OBLAST 12.X.00" to reverse of registered cover with white registered label to Tiflis with arrival mark, some slight stains and paper remnats, other wise fine, an attractive entire
Lot no.6726

Condition

6

Catalogue no.Russ. 64

Opening100 €
Sold for100 €
1908, Coat of arms 2k. green tied by "ГОРИ ТИФЛИС -6.7.12" to complete newspaper, a rare and unusual item
Lot no.6727

Condition

6

Catalogue no.Russ. 71,74

Opening150 €
Sold for150 €
1919, cover from "TELAVI -6.619" to Kutaisi, franked on reverse with imperial stamps, these where not accepted by the post and only invalidated with manuscript, thus on front with oval "Doplatit" and "1r20k" in manuscript, reverse flap partially missing, otherwise a fine and very interesting cover after the introduction of Georgian stamps
Lot no.6728

Condition

0

Catalogue no.(Russ. 67)

Opening100 €
Sold forUnsold
"The Tiflis Roulettes" 5k. brown, mint never hinged, very fine, certificate Ceresa (2011) for more information see Barefoot&Hall, Georgia, 1983, page 6
Lot no.6729

Condition

2

Catalogue no.Proof

Opening1.000 €
Sold for2.200 €
1919, Tamara 10r. orange, greenish-yellow, violet, brown and blue-grey, each from the lower sheet corner with registration cross, without gum as issued, 10r. violett some minor bends, otherwise a very scarce and attractive ensemble with all the colors issued, to the former page from the Ashdorf collection (images on front cover partly covered)
Lot no.6730

Condition

2 4

Catalogue no.

Opening400 €
Sold for850 €
1919, St. Georg and Tamara, interesting group of 38 Essays and color trials including Tamara 10r. black and several multiples, mostly fine
Lot no.6731

Condition

6

Catalogue no.1-2A

Opening120 €
Sold for280 €
1919, St. George 10k. single and 40k. as pair and single tied by cds. "КУТАСИЪ 26 11 19" to registered cover to Tiflis, horiztontal fold, some aging and minor imperfection, but an attractice entire with scarce cancellation
Lot no.6732

Condition

6

Catalogue no.1A,5A,8A

Opening100 €
Sold for140 €
St. George 10k. as strip of three and 70k. and 3r. as single tied by georgian script cds. "KUTAISI 30.12.20" to Tiflis with arrival mark, upon arrival charged with "12r" (twice the deficiency amount), opening faults at right, otherwise fine
Lot no.6733

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening80 €
Sold for200 €
Commercial letter from Batum to Constantinople with Batum British Consulate cachet in black. In the upper right corner arrival mark single circle "ARMY POST OFFICE Y1 A" with unclear date. On reverse the dispatch date is added by hand "25/8/20". This is after the withdrawal of British troops from Batum in July 1920, part of reverse and franking missing, an interesting entire depicted in "BATUM UNDER OCCUPATION the years 1917 – 1921", page 61 (by Hans G. Grigoleit & Edward Klempka)
Lot no.6734

Condition

6

Catalogue no.2B

Opening80 €
Sold for190 €
St. George 40k. with TPO cancel "BATUM-96-BATUM" on post card which was picked up somewhere outside Batum and transported with the postal wagon 96 to Tiflis, some aging, otherwise fine
Lot no.6735

Condition

(6)

Catalogue no.3A

Opening120 €
Sold for240 €
St. George 50k. as block of eight tied by several clean strikes of TPO mark "КУТАИСЪ-РОIНЪ 20.10.20" to backside with Tiflis arrival mark, scarce cancellation 
Lot no.6736

Condition

6

Catalogue no.4-5B

Opening150 €
Sold for170 €
1919, St. George 60 and 70k. tied by cds. "АХАЛКАЛАКИ ТИФЛ -6.9.19" to registered cover with handwritten registration box to Tiflis, some usual aging and folds, a attractive cover with a very scarce cancellation  
Lot no.6737

Condition

6

Catalogue no.6A

Opening300 €
Sold for320 €
St. George 1r. as block of four tied by TPO mark "КУТАИСЪ-РIОНЪ 25.9.20" to reverse of cover with repeated strike on front to Tiflis, a fine entire with this scarce cancellation 
Lot no.6738

Condition

6

Catalogue no.6A

Opening200 €
Sold for420 €
St. George 1r. brown, single and strip of three and strip of four, tied by cds. "БАТУМЪ 15.7.20" to reverse of registered cover to Kutasi with arrival mark, some minor imperfections, an attractive and rare entire from the early Georgian period after the British Occupation
Lot no.6739

Condition

6

Catalogue no.6-7A

Opening200 €
Sold for400 €
St. George 1r. and Tamara 2r. brown tied by TPO mark "КУТАИСЪ-РIОНЪ 2.7.20" to post card to Batum with censor mark "Д.Ц." alongside, a fine entire with this scarce cancellation
Lot no.6740

Condition

6

Catalogue no.6A,8A

Opening100 €
Sold for100 €
St. George 1r. and Tamara 3r. tied by georgian script cds. "BATUM 2.11.20" to reverse of cover, with cds. "BRITISH POST-OFFICE CONSTANTINOPLE 12 NO 20" alongside, to Berlin, vertical fold and opened out for display, otherwise fine
Lot no.6741

Condition

6

Catalogue no.7A

Opening100 €
Sold for220 €
Tamara 2r. two singles and two pairs tied by cds. "ЧIАТУРЫ КУТАИС -4.9.20" to reverse of registered cover with handwritten registration box to Tiflis with arrival mark, minor stains, an attractive and scarce cover
Lot no.6742

Condition

6

Catalogue no.7B

Opening200 €
Sold for340 €
Tamara 2r. brown, four singles tied by cds. "АБАСЪ-ТУМАНЪ ТИФЛИСК 10 7 20" to reverse of registered cover addressed to the "3rd Brigade of the Armenian Army" in Delishan with arrival mark (Zakiyan Type 9, Ashford Type 4) and georgian script censor cachet on front, shortend and some missing parts, nevertheless a scarce entire with a scarce use of the imperforated 2r. stamp to a foreign destination
Lot no.6743

Condition

6

Catalogue no.8-9A

Opening100 €
Sold for100 €
Tamara 3 and 5r. tied by cds. "АХАЛЦИХ ТИФЛИСЪ 24.2.20" to reverse of registered cover, with handwritten registration box, to Tiflis with arrival mark, roughly opened at left and one stamp applied over edge, otherwise fine, scarce
Lot no.6744

Condition

6

Catalogue no.9A

Opening200 €
Sold for170 €
Tamara 5r. single and strip of three tied by georgian script cds. "BATUM 5.1.21" to reverse of registered cover via the "British post office Constantinople" to Varna, Bulgaria with arrival mark on reverse. The registration cachet is georgian lettered and "Batoum georg" added in manuscript below, little roughly opened, otherwise fine, scarce
Lot no.6745

Condition

6

Catalogue no.8-9A

Opening80 €
Sold for80 €
Tamara 3 and 5r. tied by oval "ТИФЛИС-ВОКЗАЛ 25.9.20" to reverse of registered cover to Allaverdi with arrival mark, fine
Lot no.6746

Condition

2

Catalogue no.31-35P

Opening700 €
Sold for1.500 €

For a detailed description of the following lots see also "The Journal of the Rossica Society of Russian Philately" - No. 171 - "Essays and Color Trials of the Georgian Socialist Sovjet Republic's Definitive Issue - the Unknown part"

1922, Allegory 500-5000r., interesting group of 72 color proofs, many in multiples, including 9 proofs Soviet coat of arms and allegorical female figure in unissued value 1000r., mostly fine

Lot no.6747

Condition

2

Catalogue no.31-35P

Opening400 €
Sold for850 €

1922, Allegory 500-5000r. black, interesting group of 10 proofs on different papers, including three single die proofs and 1000r. as double print on writing paper, scarce

Lot no.6748

Condition

2

Catalogue no.31-32P

Opening200 €
Sold for360 €
1922, Allegory 500-1000r. black together in block format on thick carton paper, a very attractive and rare item
Lot no.6749

Condition

2

Catalogue no.P

Opening200 €
Sold for360 €
Allegory 1000r. blue as design approval single die proof in block format on carton paper with handwritten "X" and different value indictation "5000" at top right, attractive and scarce
Lot no.6750

Condition

2

Catalogue no.P

Opening150 €
Sold for300 €
Allegory unissued value 1000r. dark olive-grey as single die proof in block format on carton paper, attractive and scarce
Lot no.6751

Condition

2

Catalogue no.P

Opening150 €
Sold for300 €
Allegory unissued value 1000r. red as single die proof in block format on carton paper, attractive and scarce
Lot no.6752

Condition

2

Catalogue no.P

Opening150 €
Sold for300 €
Allegory unissued value 1000r. brown as single die proof in block format on carton paper, attractive and scarce
Lot no.6753

Condition

2

Catalogue no.P

Opening150 €
Sold for300 €
Allegory unissued value 1000r. orange as single die proof in block format on carton paper, attractive and scarce
Lot no.6754

Condition

2

Catalogue no.35P

Opening100 €
Sold for340 €
Allegory 5000r. black as full transfer block of 15 on thin lined paper, scarce, small creases and light toning at lower left, otherwise fine