Auction 23.07.1996

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 23.07.1996

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cover 1722-1902, the "S.J. Bishop" collection of disinfected mail neatly...

cover 1722-1902, the "S.J. Bishop" collection of disinfected mail neatly mounted and typed-up on leaves, including France 1722 plague letter, 1834 and 1835 red and 1838 black handstruck "Purifie a Toulon" ; Italy with markings from Bologna (two different); Austro-Hungaria with a good number

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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F An accumulation of forgeries and reprints in a stockalbum, many countries...

F An accumulation of forgeries and reprints in a stockalbum, many countries represented. (several hundred

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £80 - £100

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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1871-91 specialised collection on leaves with part reconstructed sheets of...

1871-91 specialised collection on leaves with part reconstructed sheets of the four plates of the 1871-72 issued (mixed condition) including a selection of covers (15) which include some multiples, 1873-74 with corner ornaments including a reconstructed sheet fine unused, some used and covers (6

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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unused 1871-72 Shahi black, a vertical row of five from the left row of...

unused 1871-72 Shahi black, a vertical row of five from the left row of plate C; cut close to centre stamp, otherwise fresh and fine. S.G. 3

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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unused -- Shahi black, a vertical row of five from the right of plate D...

unused -- Shahi black, a vertical row of five from the right of plate D, fresh and fine. S.G. 4

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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unused 1872-73 6 Shahi [3] and 1 rupee [1], two fine unused singles. S.G...

unused 1872-73 6 Shahi [3] and 1 rupee [1], two fine unused singles. S.G. 10-11, £925

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £350 - £450

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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used -- 6 Shahi [3] and 1 rupee [2] (creased) used with smudged...

used -- 6 Shahi [3] and 1 rupee [2] (creased) used with smudged obliterators. 6 Shahi with R.P.S. Certificate (1950). Cat. £725

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1873-74 Shahi pair [6-9], one showing restored right ornament, partly...

cover 1873-74 Shahi pair [6-9], one showing restored right ornament, partly cut between and with lower left corners torn off as usual, just tied on reverse of native envelope by red in obliterators to Kabul; scarce. S.G. 12, b

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £120 - £150

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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unused Block Larger Than four 1873-74 Shahi, black, a complete sheet of...

unused Block Larger Than four 1873-74 Shahi, black, a complete sheet of sixty, fine unused. S.G. 13

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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unused 1875-76, a selection on leaves with Sanar in black [14], a...

unused 1875-76, a selection on leaves with Sanar in black [14], a reconstructed sheet in purple-brown (strip of 5 and block of 10) plus shades of [4], [7], [12] and [15]; attractive

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £220 - £250

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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1876-77 a selection with shades of ½ rupee [16] and [24], Rupee [12] and 1...

1876-77 a selection with shades of ½ rupee [16] and [24], Rupee [12] and 1 rupee [4] fine unused, also covers bearing the following issue Shahi and Abasi (2

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1779-82 selection of entires (4) to Marseille, showing two early...

cover 1779-82 selection of entires (4) to Marseille, showing two early straight-line markings of Semlin (Müller 1374 B, D), three show partial red wax seals of the Austrian Disinfection Station

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1784-1856, an interesting selection of entires or entire letters (16...

cover 1784-1856, an interesting selection of entires or entire letters (16 items) originating in Trieste comprising all of the rare early markings "Von Triest" , "V:TRIEST", "TRIESTE/ILLYRIE" and "P.P./TRIESTE/ILLYRIE" (both in red), other straight-line and framed types; a few foreign destinations

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1788-1850, the collection of entires and entire letters with Vienna...

cover 1788-1850, the collection of entires and entire letters with Vienna 1788 and 1789 early covers, later types in black and red, Trieste including "V.TRIESTE" in red, double-circle "TRIESTE/FRANCO" and other Offices (Arnoldstein - Wolfsberg) including markings in blue; some interesting additional

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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1804 handwritten, official document signed "Franciscus" (Franz II), with...

1804 handwritten, official document signed "Franciscus" (Franz II), with clear wafer seal, fine

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £120 - £150

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1830-46 selection of entire letters (4) to Livorno (3) and Firenze...

cover 1830-46 selection of entire letters (4) to Livorno (3) and Firenze, from Cephalonia, Lugano and Odessa (2), showing double-circle "AUSTRIA" h.s. (numbers 1, 2, 6 and 7 in centre), one also showing unusual script type "T.A./Trieste via/di mare" h.s.; variously rated

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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1850-83, the selection, including good range of Arms type and New Currency...

1850-83, the selection, including good range of Arms type and New Currency issues with a variety of fancy cancellation with registered, coloured including 1858-59 3Kr. black (type II) and 5Kr. red on piece with red Wien registered c.d.s. cancellations, etc., 1867 Kreuzer and Soldi issue plate

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1855-98 selection of entires, envelopes and cards (15 items...

cover 1855-98 selection of entires, envelopes and cards (15 items) including 1863 mixed franking enrire bearing 1860-61 3Kr. (2) and 1863 15Kr., 1864 entire registered to London bearing 1864 10Kr. (2, one on reverse) and 15Kr., tied by octagonal framed "WIEN/RECOMMANDIRT" d.s. in red, 1867 25Kr. on

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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1861 printed official document, signed "Ferencz Jozeph" (Franz Joseph...

1861 printed official document, signed "Ferencz Jozeph" (Franz Joseph), posted from Vienna to Zeeben and showing damaged wafer seal; folding creases and soiling on outer sheet

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £120 - £150

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover POST OFFICES IN ROME: 1802 (17 April) fine entire letter to...

cover POST OFFICES IN ROME: 1802 (17 April) fine entire letter to Portogruaro showing on reverse a fine strike of the Crowned double-oval framed "P.R." h.s. in red, front with manuscript "14" . A great rarity. Müller 2021a, 1050p

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover K.K.Ö.M.P. MAINZ (FEDERAL FORTRESS): oval handstamp in red and black...

cover K.K.Ö.M.P. MAINZ (FEDERAL FORTRESS): oval handstamp in red and black respectively struck on 1823 and 1834 entires; horizontal fold. Signed Neufeld. Müller 1953b, 1410p

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover An attractive collection of the markings of different Post Offices...

cover An attractive collection of the markings of different Post Offices and their types, a few rare rate markings, large "S" (Sanita) on reverse of 1765 entire letter handstamped "LETTERE/DA MARE" from Corfu, also similar 1803 entire letter from Corfu to Carrara showing oval framed "LETTERA DA

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1380 entire letter from Patenzo to Venice, fine "guild mark" on...

cover 1380 entire letter from Patenzo to Venice, fine "guild mark" on water-stained address panel, some separation at folds but one of the earliest examples we have seen

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1458-1805 entire letters, a small collection with 1458-1501 to or...

cover 1458-1805 entire letters, a small collection with 1458-1501 to or from Venice (five), three with guild marks, all attractive; 1732 from Cairo to Venice "con vave Inglese, CDC" ; and 1716-1805 showing ornamental from namestamps and "mute" types (originally accepted as genuine, but now known to

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £180 - £220

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1730-1850 (c.), collection of entires or entire letters (Adria...

cover 1730-1850 (c.), collection of entires or entire letters (Adria - Villanova) with a large variety of strikes including 1783 octagonal framed "R.V./COMO", 1808-09 entires to Corfu showing rare "Venezia" departure mark in magenta, 1811 entire from Vigevano to Torino with straight-line "Raume

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £350 - £450

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1806-50, the collection of entires showing a variety of markings...

cover 1806-50, the collection of entires showing a variety of markings, with boxed, straight-line and fancy-framed h.s., some Official correspondence etc. An interesting lot. (58

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1820-23 (and a few later) printed Military or Police Official...

cover 1820-23 (and a few later) printed Military or Police Official circulars (about 250) mostly from Novara and showing several types of handstamp of that town, some also showing instructional markings such as "DOPO LA PARTENZA" and Official cachets. Also 1825-35 (c.) entire letters or entires

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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1850-1910, a collection in a stockbook with strength in Lombardy-Venetia...

1850-1910, a collection in a stockbook with strength in Lombardy-Venetia including better cancellations (some on pieces), Austria also with better cancellations on 1850 and 1867 issues, 1908 Jubilee 10Kr., 1910 Birthday 2Kr. (2) and 5Kr. mint; condition mixed. (237

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1811-50 (c.) selection of entires and entire letters, numerous...

cover 1811-50 (c.) selection of entires and entire letters, numerous different handstamps (Brixen - Zara) including "R.4 BRIXEN" in red and black, "VON BOTZEN" in red and black, oval framed "BOLZANO", "EONA", "MONFALCON", "MONFALCONE", "PONTEBBA" (fine Official seal), "RIVA" (script type of 1813

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £700 - £800

Date: 23 Jul 1996

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cover 1864-66 entires (2) both addressed to Constantinople, the text in...

cover 1864-66 entires (2) both addressed to Constantinople, the text in Arabic, both bearing Austrian Italy perf. 9½ 5s. and 15s. (one is perf. 14), cancelled by straight-line "BEYRUT" h.s. in blue or black (the former additionally cancelled by pen strokes); some faults

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 23 Jul 1996