Auction 26.03.1996

Christie's
Geneva

Date of the auction: 26.03.1996

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cover 1871 (7 Nov.) entire from Venice to Scutari bearing Italy 60c...

cover 1871 (7 Nov.) entire from Venice to Scutari bearing Italy 60c. violet, tied by numeral h.s. and showing despatch c.d.s. alongside, annotated to pass through Trieste and Antivari and additionally bearing on face Turkish 20pa. and 1pi. Postage Dues tied by double circle seal of Ishkodra in blue

Lot #: 3

Estimate: CHF600 - CHF800

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 1871 (9 Dec.) entire letter from Trieste to Scutari, bearing Austrian...

cover 1871 (9 Dec.) entire letter from Trieste to Scutari, bearing Austrian 10Kr. blue tied by straight-line "TRIESTE/COL VAPORE" h.s., reverse with "ZARA" transit c.d.s. (10.12) and additionally bearing Turkish Duloz type 20pa. green and 1pi. yellow (corner fauly), lightly tied by Turkish double

Lot #: 4

Estimate: CHF1,200 - CHF1,500

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 1877 (2 Oct.) part entire (side flaps cut off) from Venice to Scutari...

cover 1877 (2 Oct.) part entire (side flaps cut off) from Venice to Scutari bearing 10c. blue and 20c. orange-brown, both tied by numeral and with despatch c.d.s. alongside, showing a superb strike of the double-circle "SCUTARI D'ALBANIE/TURQUIE" h.s. adjacent, transit d.s. on reverse. Attractive

Lot #: 5

Estimate: CHF500 - CHF600

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 1885 (4 April) envelope registered to Palermo via Brindisi, bearing...

cover 1885 (4 April) envelope registered to Palermo via Brindisi, bearing 1883 10s. blue and 20s. grey tied by two strikes of "SAN GIOVANNI DI MEDUA" c.d.s., registration h.s. in blue adjacent, various transit on reverse including scarce Austrian P.O. in Corfu, (9.4) arrival. Very rare. Photo

Lot #: 6

Estimate: CHF500 - CHF600

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 1912 20pa. on 10h. U.P.U. stationery card (reply part), commercially...

cover 1912 20pa. on 10h. U.P.U. stationery card (reply part), commercially used to Milan and cancelled by double circle "SAN GIOVANNI DI MEDUA/ÖSTERR.POST" c.d.s.; rated by Tchilinghirian as one of the rarest cancellations of the Austrian Post Offices abroad. Photo

Lot #: 8

Estimate: CHF300 - CHF350

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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on piece 1913 Double-Headed Eagle overprints, a valuable selection...

on piece 1913 Double-Headed Eagle overprints, a valuable selection comprising on 1908 or 1909-11 issues 2pa. overprint inverted 2pa. overprint in red, 10pa. overprint inverted, 10pa. overprint in red inverted, 10pa. overprint in violet, 20pa. overprint in blue pair - right stamp with inverted

Lot #: 8 A

Estimate: CHF2,500 - CHF3,000

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 1869 (11 Oct.) entire from Prijedor to Trieste (12.10 arrival...

cover 1869 (11 Oct.) entire from Prijedor to Trieste (12.10 arrival), carried by messanger across the Border and bearing 1867 5Kr. pair tied by "KOSTAINICA" c.d.s., reverse with Sissek transit c.d.s. (11.10); small faults, scarce. Photo

Lot #: 9

Estimate: CHF300 - CHF400

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 1871 (6 April) entire letter from Banjaluka to Trieste (10.4...

cover 1871 (6 April) entire letter from Banjaluka to Trieste (10.4 arrival), carried across the Border and bearing 1867 5Kr. tied by "ALT-GRADISKA" c.d.s.; reverse showing colourful flap seal and Sissek transit c.d.s. Photo

Lot #: 10

Estimate: CHF200 - CHF250

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 1871 (16 April) entire letter from Prijedor to Trieste (19.4...

cover 1871 (16 April) entire letter from Prijedor to Trieste (19.4 arrival), carried across the Border and bearing 1867 5Kr. tied by "KOSTAINICA" c.d.s. (18.4), reverse with Sissek transit d.s.; fresh. Photo

Lot #: 12

Estimate: CHF250 - CHF300

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 1878 envelope from an Officer serving in the Third Army Corps. in...

cover 1878 envelope from an Officer serving in the Third Army Corps. in Bosnia, addressed to Vienna showing on face straight-line "PLACENO" h.s., blue crayon cross and "ZAVALJE" (29.9) thimble type c.d.s., (3.10) arrival c.d.s. on reverse. Photo

Lot #: 13

Estimate: CHF200 - CHF250

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 1888 (19 Feb.) envelope from Rs-Almas to Plevlje "by the I.R. Field...

cover 1888 (19 Feb.) envelope from Rs-Almas to Plevlje "by the I.R. Field Post-Post Free" , however due to the weather conditions sent via Serbia and showing "VRANJA" transit c.d.s., to the Turkish P.O. where 20pa. (2) have been applied and tied by rectangular framed seal of Tashlidja

Lot #: 15

Estimate: CHF200 - CHF250

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 1Kr. yellow (3) and 3Kr. red, affixed to 1856 (2 Nov.) large part...

cover 1Kr. yellow (3) and 3Kr. red, affixed to 1856 (2 Nov.) large part entire to Arad (4.11 arrival), all cancelled by "VERSCHETZ" c.d.s.; all adhesives have been lifted for examination, some imperfections including ironed-out creasing. A colourful and rare combination. Ferchenbauer Ö.S. 100,000

Lot #: 16

Estimate: CHF1,200 - CHF1,500

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 1Kr. golden yellow (MP) Type Ib, affixed to 1855 (12 May) printed...

cover 1Kr. golden yellow (MP) Type Ib, affixed to 1855 (12 May) printed entire to Klagenfurt (15.5 arrival), tied by "FIUME" c.d.s.; adhesive lifted for examination and with small natural paper fold at upper left. Attractive. Photo

Lot #: 17

Estimate: CHF200 - CHF250

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 3Kr. red Type Ia on two entires, one with "NACH ABGANG/DER POST...

cover 3Kr. red Type Ia on two entires, one with "NACH ABGANG/DER POST" alongside, also Type Ib (gravure type) on entire and Type III from the lower right corner on 1857 entire. (4

Lot #: 18

Estimate: CHF150 - CHF200

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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on piece 6Kr. brown Type III with good to large margins, affixed to reverse...

on piece 6Kr. brown Type III with good to large margins, affixed to reverse of acknowledgement of receipt form to Temesvár, cancelled by "BAN.KOMLOS" double circle d.s. and by single circle arrival d.s. Fine. Signed Ferchenbauer

Lot #: 19

Estimate: CHF150 - CHF200

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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on piece 6Kr. brown affixed to Acknowledgement of Receipt form (German...

on piece 6Kr. brown affixed to Acknowledgement of Receipt form (German text) for a registered letter from Vienna, tied by "ARAD" c.d.s. (7.6.1858) and by red "WIEN/RECOMMANDIRT" c.d.s., also bearing alongside 12Kr. Fiscal tied by the seal of the Commercial Court of Vienna; folded as usual

Lot #: 20

Estimate: CHF150 - CHF200

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover ALBA STADTBRIEFSAMMLUNG: 3Kr. and 9Kr. affixed to individual entire...

cover ALBA STADTBRIEFSAMMLUNG: 3Kr. and 9Kr. affixed to individual entire and entire letter respectively, both from Alba and showing "ALBA/STADTBRIEFSAMMLUNG" c.d.s. struck on reverse on departure, the 9Kr. addressed to Württemberg. Ryan 24, 25. Photo

Lot #: 21

Estimate: CHF200 - CHF250

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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used DÉEZS: 9Kr. (MP) Type IIIb affixed to piece and tied by virtually...

used DÉEZS: 9Kr. (MP) Type IIIb affixed to piece and tied by virtually complete ornamental type c.d.s. (Ryan 305, 150p.), also 6Kr. Type I cancelled by large part "RIPPÉNY" c.d.s. (1346, 500p

Lot #: 22

Estimate: CHF250 - CHF350

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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on piece PALOTA: 6Kr. Type I with good to large margins, affixed to piece...

on piece PALOTA: 6Kr. Type I with good to large margins, affixed to piece and tied by complete "PALOTA" c.d.s. (24.6) in blue . Signed Seitz. Ryan 1166, 500p. Photo

Lot #: 23

Estimate: CHF200 - CHF250

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover -- 9Kr. blue with good to large margins, affixed to 1850 (5 July...

cover -- 9Kr. blue with good to large margins, affixed to 1850 (5 July) entire letter to Vöcklabruck (9.7 arrival) and tied by rare "PESTH" double circle d.s. Very fine. Ryan 1200, 300p. Photo

Lot #: 25

Estimate: CHF200 - CHF250

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover SÁTORALJAÚJHELY: 1Kr. orange-yellow (4, one badly defective) and 2Kr...

cover SÁTORALJAÚJHELY: 1Kr. orange-yellow (4, one badly defective) and 2Kr. black, affixed to 1850 entire to Szathmar (3.9 arrival) and cancelled by three strikes of oval framed "S:A:UJHELY" h.s.; faults, including horizontal crease through all stamps, however a rare franking and cancellation. Ryan

Lot #: 26

Estimate: CHF800 - CHF1,000

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 2Kr. yellow and dark yellow (both Type II), affixed to separate...

cover 2Kr. yellow and dark yellow (both Type II), affixed to separate printed matter entire and entire letter, both cancelled by "AGRAM" c.d.s. (different types

Lot #: 28

Estimate: CHF200 - CHF300

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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used 2Kr. yellow (on piece) and 2Kr. orange, both struck by "hammer type...

used 2Kr. yellow (on piece) and 2Kr. orange, both struck by "hammer type", also complete "PESTH/ABENDS" in a similar type tying 15Kr. to piece. A rare trio. Ryan 1209, 2000p. Photo

Lot #: 29

Estimate: CHF500 - CHF600

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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on piece 2Kr. dark yellow (Type II) overlapping 3Kr. green, cancelled and...

on piece 2Kr. dark yellow (Type II) overlapping 3Kr. green, cancelled and affixed to small piece by complete "GÖLLNITZ" c.d.s. Very fine. Photo

Lot #: 30

Estimate: CHF200 - CHF250

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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cover 2Kr. orange (Type II) good embossing and well centered for this...

cover 2Kr. orange (Type II) good embossing and well centered for this stamp, tied to 1861 (13 Dec.) printed matter entire by "G.BECSKEREK" c.d.s. Rare. Photo

Lot #: 31

Estimate: CHF800 - CHF1,000

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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on piece 10Kr. brown (Type I) affixed to 1859 Law Courts form together with...

on piece 10Kr. brown (Type I) affixed to 1859 Law Courts form together with a St. Andrew's Cross, each tied by "ARAD" c.d.s. (16.9), the 10Kr. additionally on arrival by "PESTH/ Abends" c.d.s. (21.9). Signed Matl. Photo

Lot #: 34

Estimate: CHF500 - CHF600

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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used 1858-64, the selection of pieces (7), all are attractive two colour...

used 1858-64, the selection of pieces (7), all are attractive two colour combinations between 2nd. and 3rd., 3rd. and 4th., 4th. and 5th. issue values including yellow/green combinations. Variously cancelled including Mohács and Szlanitza. Photo

Lot #: 35

Estimate: CHF300 - CHF350

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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2Kr. yellow affixed to printed matter entire to Vienna, cancelled "PUTNOK...

2Kr. yellow affixed to printed matter entire to Vienna, cancelled "PUTNOK" c.d.s., also three pieces similarly cancelled bearing either 1858 or 1860-61 values

Lot #: 36

Estimate: CHF150 - CHF200

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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on piece KIRÁLYTELEK: 5Kr. in a mixed franking with 1858 5Kr. (2, both Type...

on piece KIRÁLYTELEK: 5Kr. in a mixed franking with 1858 5Kr. (2, both Type II), affixed to piece and tied by the very rare boxed type "Királytelek" h.s. An exhibition piece. Signed Ferchenbauer. Ryan 714, RR. Photo in colour

Lot #: 39

Estimate: CHF1,500 - CHF1,800

Date: 26 Mar 1996

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on piece PARAGA: 5Kr. and 10Kr. tied to small piece by two strikes of...

on piece PARAGA: 5Kr. and 10Kr. tied to small piece by two strikes of "PARAGA" c.d.s. Superb. Ryan 1177, 500p. Photo

Lot #: 40

Estimate: CHF250 - CHF300

Date: 26 Mar 1996