Issues of ROPIT - Stamp Auctions

Lot 1387 - levant Issues of ROPIT -  Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler 383rd Auction – Day 1 - Single Lots: Europe and Colonies, incl. Great Britain and British Commonwealth, Overseas countries

Lot 1387 - levant Issues of ROPIT - Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler 383rd Auction – Day 1 - Single Lots: Europe and Colonies, incl. Great Britain and British Commonwealth, Overseas countries

1868, 2 Pia. blue/rose, two singles, left stamp just touched at base, right adhesive with four large even margins, tied by black dotted lozenge (T&S Type 3) to folded entire to Taganrog, adjacent faint cds. "ROPIT CONSTANTINOPLE 68". Trivial peripheral aging otherwise fine, an extremely scarce multiple usage

Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler 383rd Auction – Day 1 - Single Lots: Europe and Colonies, incl. Great Britain and British Commonwealth, Overseas countries

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Lot 1219 - levant Issues of ROPIT -  Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 380 - Day 3 Single Lots: Europe and Colonies

Lot 1219 - levant Issues of ROPIT - Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 380 - Day 3 Single Lots: Europe and Colonies

1912, negative seal "Chio Poste Russe Gratuit" with matching cds. "ROPiT CHIOS 7 XII 1912" on cover adressed to Athens with arrival mark, fine

Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 380 - Day 3 Single Lots: Europe and Colonies

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Lot 1350 - russische post in der levante Issues of ROPIT -  Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 379 - Day 1

Lot 1350 - russische post in der levante Issues of ROPIT - Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 379 - Day 1

1912, negative seal "Chio Poste Russe Gratuit" with matching cds. "ROPiT CHIOS 7 XII 1912" on cover adressed to Athens with arrival mark, fine

Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 379 - Day 1

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Lot 1389 - levant Issues of ROPIT -  Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 377 - Day 1

Lot 1389 - levant Issues of ROPIT - Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 377 - Day 1

1842, small envelope with contents (long letter in Greek), addressed in French to Kicheneff [Kishinev], on reverse Cyrillic double ring KONSTANTINOPOL in red, fine

Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 377 - Day 1

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Lot 1390 - levant Issues of ROPIT -  Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 377 - Day 1

Lot 1390 - levant Issues of ROPIT - Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 377 - Day 1

1851, cyrillic cds. "KONSTANTINOPEL 1851 MAY 14" on reverse of long entire letter written in Italian, sent from Constantinople to Odessa showing many disinfection slits, scarce, fine

Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 377 - Day 1

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Lot 1754 - levant Issues of ROPIT -  Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

Lot 1754 - levant Issues of ROPIT - Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

1865, Steamer and Eagle 2 piastre, three singles, mostly good margins, only one stamp touched at left, all tied by blue indistinct Smyrna cds. to folded lettersheet to Mersina, right stamp affected by vertical filing crease, a trifle stained, otherwise fine, an attractive and scarce cover, signed Alberto Diena and Holcombe with certificate (1993)
Provenance:  The Agathon Fabergé Collection (Harmer's of Bond Street, 1940, lot 194)
                      The Julius Steindler Collection "Shipping Companies stamps" (Robson Lowe 1972)

Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

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Lot 1753 - levant Issues of ROPIT -  Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

Lot 1753 - levant Issues of ROPIT - Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

1865, Steamer and Eagle 2 piastre, two singles in distinctively different shades from different printings, both with good margins all around, tied by blue cds. "COMPAGNIE RUSSE DE NAVIGATION SMIRNE 9.4" to envelope (reduced at right) to Tripoli, extremely fine and rare franking of the same value from two different printings, certificate Mikulski (1999)
Provenance: Caspary 
                    The Agathon Fabergé Collection (Harmer's of Bond Street, 1940, lot 173)
                     Corinphila 105th. Auction (1998)
 

Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

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Lot 1750 - levant Issues of ROPIT -  Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

Lot 1750 - levant Issues of ROPIT - Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

1865, Steamer and Eagle 10 para brown/blue, fresh colour and wide margins all around, lightly used with blue crayon, fine

Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

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Lot 1751 - levant Issues of ROPIT -  Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

Lot 1751 - levant Issues of ROPIT - Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

1865, Steamer and Eagle 2 piastre plate proof in black on white paper with vertical network, without gum, scarce, fine, sign. Prof. Winterstein, Pohl

Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

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Lot 1752 - levant Issues of ROPIT -  Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

Lot 1752 - levant Issues of ROPIT - Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

1865, Steamer and Eagle 2 piastre plate proof in blue on white paper with vertical network, without gum, scarce, fine

Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 2

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