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Unsold lots available for sale at indicated reserve plus 19.25% buyer's commission plus postage & insurance. First | Previous | Next | Last | Index
WORLD : BRITISH LEVANT
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2065
1885-88 '80 PARAS' opt QV GB 5d green. F-VF MUH appearance (regummed). SG 2 cat £225. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
2066
1887-96 QV GB opt set 40pa on 2½d-4Pi on 10d. VF MUH. SG 4-6 cat £84 for M, should be at least double, £168 MUH. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
2067
1893 Constantinople Provisional '40 PARAS' h/s on ½d vermilion (2) tied by 'British PO FE 28 93 'Stamboul' cds on Registered cover to Paris with 'Paris 4 MAR 93 Etranger' arrival b/s. VF. SG 7 cat £200 as loose singles & 'from x3' on cover. Rare & unusual usage to foreign destination. Holcombe photo-opinion. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
2068
1893 Constantinople Provisional '40 PARAS' h/s on ½d vermilion, error opt partly DOUBLE with '40' fully double & 'PARAS' partially double, tied by oval barred 'C' pmk (for Constantinople) on First Day of Issue cover to England with 'British PO FE 25 93 Constantinople' & 'Middlesbrough 5 MR 2 93' arrival b/s. VF. SG 7 cat £300+ on cover, plus premium for FDC & for unlisted double opt! Holcombe photo-opinion. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
2069
1902-05 '4 PIASTRES' opt KEVII 10d dull purple & red, opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh M. SG 10s.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
2070
1906 Beirut Provisional KEVII 1Pi/2d. F-VF MUH, never hinged original gum, evenly sl tropicalized. SG 15 cat £1500 for M, should be at least double, £3000 MUH. Any genuine examples are rare, only 600 printed & majority used, while this is the 2nd MUH example we have ever offerred - previous one we had sold for $4400 in auction 348. 1979 RPSL photo cert, while diff new cert can be obtained on request. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
2072
1916 Salonica Provisional 'Levant' opt GB KGV set ½d to 1/-, issued at British FPO Salonica (now Thessaloniki, Greece). VF fresh MLH/MUH, with 3 vals inc 1/- MUH. SG S1-8 cat £1400+ plus premium for the MUH stamps. Rare genuine in premium qaulity, with only 360 sets printed. Exp, plus Alberto Diena photo cert. (8). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
2073
1916 Salonika Provisional 'Levant' opt KGV GB ½d green, variety opt DOUBLE (one albino, inverted & reversed), issued at British FPO Salonica (now Thessalonika, Greece). VF fresh MUH. SG S1(var) footnote cat £88 for M, should be at least double, £176 MUH. BPA photo cert. (P)
 SOLD at A$130
2074
1916 Salonika Provisional 'Levant' opt KGV GB 1d scarlet, variety opt DOUBLE (one albino, inverted), issued at British FPO Salonica (now Thessalonika, Greece). VF fresh MLH. SG S2(var) footnote cat £88. Only 1446 of the normal shape issued. Exp Champion. (P)
 SOLD at A$70
2075
1916 Salonika Provisional 'Levant' opt KGV GB 3d bluish-violet, vert pr variety stamp very heavily inked so appears like a double, issued at British FPO Salonica (now Thessalonika, Greece). F-VF UN. SG S4/S4(var) cat £320+. Only 620 issued in total, probably only 1 row of 12 of this variety existed. BPA cert. Ex Marquis de Bute. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
2076
1916 Salonica Provisional 'Levant' opt KGV GB 3d bluish violet, vert pr top stamp variety very heavily inked opt so appears like a double. F-VF U, on piece with 'Field Post Office 13 2 MR 16 GX' cds. SG S4(var) cat £950++ as normals & variety should be at least double, so £1900+. Only 620 issued in total & very few used, while of this variety probably only a row of 12 existed & this U pr is probably unique as such. Ex Marquis de Bete BPA cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
2077
1916 Salonika Provisional 'Levant' opt KGV GB 6d reddish-purple, issued at British FPO Salonica (now Thessalonika, Greece). Superb fresh MUH. SG S6 cat £110 for M, should be at least double, £220 MUH. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
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