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Lot 7068 - europa österreich. levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Lot 7068 - europa österreich. levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Thrace 1869 (July 10): Entire letter from Adrianopel to Athenes, franked with a three-colour mixed issue franking 1863 2 soldi yellow perf. 14 and 1864 3 soldi green and 15 soldi brown, both perf. 9½, all fine and fresh examples with good perforation and embossing, well centered, tied by wreathed ADRIANOPEL cds (Tchilinghirian fig. 947) well struck in black. Part prepayment denoted by "P.P." handstamp in black. Taxed on arrival for Greek inland delivery with '20' (l.) due in red crayon. Greece Large Hermes 20 lepta blue on blueish paper, a fine example, lightly shaved at right, added to the obverse and tied by indistinct Athens cds. Reverse with wreathed CONSTANTINOPEL transit cds of Austrian PO in Constantinople, Greek Piraeus transit cds and arrival cds of Athens (July 7, 1869, julian). An extraordinary cover from the well-known Durutti correspondence, an exceptional Austrian Levant franking to pay the 20 soldi rate, in addition a most attractive Austrian Levant - Greece combination entire. Signed Colla; cert. Ferchenbauer (2004) Ferchenbauer = RR.rnReference: Depicted and described in the Ferchenbauer handbook (2008), vol. IV on page 586.rnProvenance: collection Dr. Anton & Elisabeth Jerger, Corinphila sale 140 (May 2004), lot 630.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

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Lot 7069 - europa österreich. levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Lot 7069 - europa österreich. levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Crete 1871 (March 11): Cover from Canea to Syra/Greece, franked with 1867 10 soldi blue tied by two line dated Canea handstamp (Tchilinghirian fig. 533) well struck in red. Taxed on arrival in Syra with Greece Large Hermes 20 lepta blue on bluish paper just tied by neat cds. An extraordinary cover, the Canea handstamp being very rare struck in red (unlisted by Tchilinghirian). Signed A. Diena and Colla; cert. Ferchenbauer (2004).rnProvenance: collection Dr. Anton & Elisabeth Jerger, Corinphila sale 140 (May 2004), lot 721.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

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Lot 7070 - europa österreich. levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Lot 7070 - europa österreich. levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Bulgaria 1872 (June 12): Letter from Constantinople via Varna to London, franked with 1867 10 s. blue in a horizontal pair and 15 s. brown, tied by framed "LETTERE ARRIVATE / PER MARE / VARNA 12 / 6  / 72" in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 115) and "P.D." in red, "LONDON PAID 17 JU 72" arrival cds in red alongside. On front, manuscript '8' (kreuzer) in red crayon for onward postage beyond Prussia. Horizontal filing fold away from the franking. Opinion Ferchenbauer (1996).rnNote: Overfranked in error: the rate to the United Kingdom was reduced to 23 soldi in July 1870.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

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Lot 7071 - europa österreich. levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Lot 7071 - europa österreich. levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Constantinople 1870 (Nov 29): Stationery envelope 1867 25 s. grey violet, sent from Constantinople to Florence, returned to sender, the indicium cancelled by wreathed CONSTANTINOPLE cds (Tchilinghirian fig. 385) in black. Full prepayment denoted by "P.D." handstamp in black. Reverse with "UDINE - VERONA" ambulant cds and FIRENZE arrival cds (Dec 8), marked with "NON CHIESTA" (not asked for) handstamp, indistinct CONSTANTINOPLE cds upon return. Minor wear and some shortening at left do not distract from the utmost rarity of this stationery, especially as it is used commercially. Signed Köhler & Colla; cert. Ferchenbauer (2004) Ferchenbauer = LP.rnProvenance: collection Dr. Anton & Elisabeth Jerger, Corinphila sale 140 (May 2004), lot 762.

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Lot 6085 - europa österreich. levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Lot 6085 - europa österreich. levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Holyland Jerusalem, 1883 (Nov 15): Envelope from the consulate of the United States to Andover, Massachusetts, bearing 1867 fine whisker 10 s. blue, tied by bold "JERUSALEM / GERUSALEMME 15 / 11 83" cds in black (Tranmer fig. H). Reverse with CONSTANTINOPEL (Dec 1) and NEW YORK transit as well as ANDOVER arrival cds's (Dec 17). A fine and fresh UPU rate cover.

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Lot 6102 - europa österreich. levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Lot 6102 - europa österreich. levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

1906/14: Lot nine covers & postal documents, incl. 1911 mixed piastre - centesimi franking on postal stationery envelope fom Caifa to Jaffa, 1912 large format registered cover with four colour franking from Thessaloniki to Vienna, 1910 Mersina to Vienna, 1909 Canea with rare 25 c. blue on bluish to Vienna, and 1907 parcel card from Constantinople to Lucerne with 17 pi. franking. Interesting group.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

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Lot 6068 - europa österreich. levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Lot 6068 - europa österreich. levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Anatolian Black Sea Ports Sinope, 1866 (June 8): Entire letter from Sinope to Constantinople, bearing 1864 Arms 10 s. blue, perf. 9½, tied centrally by ornamental "SINOPE 8 / 6" cds in bluish black (Tchilinghirian fig. 1005). Reverse with "LLOYD AGENZIE COSTANTINOPOLI" arrival cds (June 11). Light file fold well away from adhesive and datestamp, extremely fine cover with one of the rarities of Austrian Levant cancellations, signed Raybaudi & E. Diena; cert. Ferchenbauer (1997).rnProvenance: Ivy & Mader sale (July 1997), lot 3391.

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Lot 6079 - europa österreich. levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Lot 6079 - europa österreich. levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Constantinople 1873 (Dec 28): Cover from Constantinople to Lyon, endorsed "Via Trieste", bearing 1867 coarse whiskers 10 s. blue and 25 s. dark violet, two fresh and fine adhesives of vibrant colour, tied by crisp strike of "CONSTANTINOPEL 28 / 12" cds in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 387) and French entry cds in red, "P.D." in black alongside. Reverse with oval TRIEST transit datestamp and indistinct Lyon arrival cds. An attractive cover paying the 35 s. rate to France, cert. Ferchenbauer (1992) Ferchenbauer = € 1'600.

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Lot 6097 - europa österreich. levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Lot 6097 - europa österreich. levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Austrian Lloyd, Shipmail cancellations 1896 (Feb 9): Wrapper India ½ a. green, the indicium cancelled with clear "LLOYD AUSTRIACO XXIII" (Ettore), sent to Lofer, Austria.

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Lot 6086 - europa österreich. levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Lot 6086 - europa österreich. levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

Lebanon Beirut, 1880 (May 13): Lettersheet from Beirut to Glarus, Switzerland, bearing 1867 fine whisker 10 s. blue, tied by "BEIRUTH 13 / 5 80" cds in black (Tranmer fig. G). Reverse with ALEXANDRIEN (May 16) and NAPOLI transit as well as GLARUS arrival cds's (May 25). A fine UPU rate cover.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 4

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